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Rangers get Gamboa from Rays; Fielder, Diekman to 60-day DL

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Texas Rangers acquired right-handed knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, when they placed reliever Jake Diekman and first baseman Prince Fielder on the 60-day disabled list. The moves by the AL West champions came on the same day pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Fielder was forced to quit playing last summer...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diekman overcoming stomach surgery

After years of trying to control ulcerative colitis with medication, Jake Diekman decided to finally undergo surgery to have his colon removed when the condition seemed to get worse in December.
Via Rangers.com
9 days ago

Rangers' Jake Diekman undergoes surgery to have colon removed

Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman revealed in December he would be undergoing surgery to treat his ulcerative colitis. Details that have since been revealed show the seriousness of Diekman’s condition and the complexity inherent to treating it. Diekman on Wednesday underwent a four-hour procedure to have his colon removed after it was “wrecked” by the condition, per a report...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Diekman out at least half season because of colitis

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman is expected to miss at least half the season after upcoming surgery to treat colitis, a digestive condition. Diekman, the top left-hander in the Texas bullpen, has battled the condition throughout his career. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday the team was aware of the possible surgery and absence before agreeing...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Jake Diekman lands on disabled list after cutting finger on broken beer mug

Texas Rangers left-handed reliever Jake Diekman will have a hard time living down the strange injury he suffered recently. Diekman lacerated his left index finger, landing him on the disabled list retroactive to July 6, according to the Associated Press. The reliever suffered the injury when he was cut by a piece of glass from a broken beer mug in his luggage. The mug, purchased...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers pitcher is on the DL after a freak accident with a beer mug

Texas Rangers lefty Jake Diekman has two weeks off now thanks to one of the more exquisitely weird baseball injuries of 2016.The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Jeff Wilson began reporting what initially sounded like a cut-and-dry bit of housekeeping news: the Rangers were placing Diekman on the 15-day disabled list for an injury to his left. And no, he hadn't hurt himself partying over...
Via FOX Sports
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Diekman Struggling to Find his Groove for Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – MAY 24: Jacob Diekman #63 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the seventh inning during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park on May 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 5-3. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) Jake Diekman is off to a brutal start early on in this 2015 season. The 28-year-old left hander is...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Uncovered Phillies’ Plan for Relief

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Amaro’s Uncovered Plan for Relief, for the Phillies

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returns to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 Phillies

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 PhilliesUnder the radar due to a disappointing finish in 2013 was the overlooked performance of Jake Diekman for the Philadelphia Phillies in game 161. The same can be said of BJ Rosenberg, who had an even tougher three outs. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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