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Patton released by Marlins; he served suspension in 2015

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Left-hander Troy Patton, who served a suspension last year under Major League Baseball's drug program, has been released by the Miami Marlins. Patton was suspended for 80 games following his third positive test for an amphetamine. While with Baltimore, he was suspended for the first 25 games of the 2014 season following a second positive test. Patton, who hasn...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Release Pitcher Troy Patton

As spring training opens up, hope springs eternal for many players throughout Florida and Arizona. Rookies are looking to make an impression on their coaches, newcomers are trying to prove they are worth their big contracts and veterans are trying to be just impressive enough to break camp with the big club. On Sunday, however, that dream ended quickly for left-handed reliever Troy...
Via Baseball Essential
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Padres trade Nick Hundley for LHP Troy Patton

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles addressed their lack of depth at catcher, acquiring Nick Hundley from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in a trade for left-handed reliever Troy Patton. The 30-year-old Hundley hit .271 with a home run and three RBIs in 33 games with the Padres this season. The Orioles are currently operating without starting catcher Matt Wieters, who's on the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 24, 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

Padres trade Hundley, cash to O’s for LHP Patton

The San Diego Padres have struck a deal with the Baltimore Orioles in trading catcher Nick Hundley for left-handed pitcher Troy Patton. The announcement came Saturday morning from the Padres twitter feed. Hundley will be sent along with cash considerations to Baltimore as well. Hundley, a 30-year old veteran and 2nd round draft pick by the Padres in the 2005 MLB Amateur Player draft...
Via Friarhood
May 24, 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 Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  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 under...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy Patton suspended 25 games for positive 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 under...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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