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TROY PATTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
15 days ago  |  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

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: Additional reliever options

Glen Perkins is a highly valued reliever as the MLB trade deadline fast approaches. (Photo Credit: AP) As Major League Baseball continues its All-Star break, more trade rumors have surfaced of possible players on the move. In addition to the pitchers discussed a few days ago, two other relievers have been linked to the Baltimore Orioles, Jesse Crain of the Chicago White Sox and Glen...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles place LHP Patton on 15-day DL

The Baltimore Orioles have placed left-hander Troy Patton on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Patton is part of an outstanding bullpen that has kept the Orioles in contention for a playoff berth. He's 1-0 with a 2.58 ERA in 50 games and has limited opposing batters to a .218 batting average. Patton says he rolled the ankle Sunday night in a parking garage...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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