Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/23/12
This was no way to celebrate your 36th birthday. Instead of enjoying the day, left-hander Randy Wolf packed his bags and departed Wednesday after the Milwaukee Brewers released him. Wolf had struggled throughout the season, going 3-10 with a 5.69 ERA, and had been particularly bad of late with a 0-04 record and 6.57 ERA in his last five starts. With right-hander Shaun Marcum ready to come off the DL and return to the rotation on Saturday, the Brewers decided to give Wolf his release and allow him to look for another job before the season ended. Wolf was in the third year of a three-year, $29.75 million deal he signed as a free agent. He pitched well in 2011, going 13-10 with a 3.69 ERA and helping the Brewers win their first NL Central title. But Wolf couldn't get it together this year, and general manager Doug Melvin had talked with the pitcher and his agent, Arn Tellem, about being released. "I was talking to Doug this morning, and he said sometimes this game just doesn'...
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