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TROY PATTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lefty Troy Patton suspended 80 games after amphetamine test

  Free-agent pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under Major League Baseball's drug program. The positive test was the 29-year-old left-hander's third for an amphetamine. While with Baltimore, he was suspended for the first 25 games of the 2014 season following a second positive test. Initial positive tests are...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patton suspended 80 games for amphetamine test

NEW YORK (AP) Free agent pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under Major League Baseball's drug program. The positive test was the 29-year-old left-hander's third for an amphetamine. While with Baltimore, he was suspended for the first 25 games of the 2014 season following a second positive test. Initial positive...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Patton opts for free agency

Left handed relief pitcher Troy Patton has elected free agency. The 29-year-old Patton pitched 7 1/3 innings for the San Diego Padres after being acquired from the Baltimore Orioles mid-season. Despite pitching well in his limited work, the Padres opted to designated him for assignment. Now Patton is free to sign with whomever he chooses. He will look to occupy a left handed role...
Via Tireball.com
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres send Troy Patton to Triple-A

The San Diego Padres have sent relief pitcher Troy Patton outright to Triple-A El Paso. Patton, 29, was designated for assignment earlier this week but passes though waivers unclaimed and remains with the Padres. Patton appeared in eight games for the Padres posting a 2.45 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP after being picked up from Baltimore for catcher Nick Nundley. A former prospect out of...
Via Tireball.com
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade Troy Patton to Padres

The Baltimore Orioles have traded reliever Troy Patton to the San Diego Padres in exchange for C Nick Hundley and cash considerations. Nick Hundley will provide a steady presence behind the plate for Baltimore in Matt Wieters’ absence. The left-handed Patton has been in the Orioles organization since 2007, acquired in the trade that send Miguel Tejada to the Houston Astros. He...
Via isportsweb.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles rumors: Could Troy Patton be traded to the Dodgers in exchange for a catcher?

After placing Matt Wieters on the 15-day DL, the Baltimore Orioles were reminded how shallow they are at the catchers position. Wieters isn't eligible to play until the 26th of May and until then the Orioles have two catchers who don't have a lot of experience at the major league level. As Baltimore searches for an experienced backup to Wieters, they are currently listening...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Troy Patton will report to Triple-A for rehab

The Baltimore Orioles fell to 8-9 on the season following a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The loss was the second straight for the Orioles, who are 21st in the league in runs scored and 20th in team ERA. Zach Britton, Evan Meek and Darren O'Day have been excellent out of the bullpen, but the rest of the bullpen has struggled. Left-handed specialist Troy Patton...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patton laments 'stupid mistake' that led to ban

Opening day will have a different meaning this year for Baltimore Orioles reliever Troy Patton. When the Orioles launch the 2014 season at Camden Yards on March 31 against the defending champion Boston Red Sox, Patton will start serving the 25-game suspension he received in December for testing positive for a banned amphetamine. Patton took Adderall, a drug commonly used to combat...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Patton Suspended 25 Games

The Orioles have had a poor offseason, and last week they got a bit more bad news. One of their pitchers will miss twenty-five games to start the season due to amphetamine use. From the Baltimore Sun: Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton was suspended by Major League Baseball on Friday for the first 25 games of next season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine...
Via Oriole Post
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles LHP Patton suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine. Under the drug agreement between MLB and its players' union, 25 games is the penalty for a second positive amphetamine test. A first positive results only in follow-up testing. Patton became the 15th player suspended this year...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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