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Espino getting callup after 10 years in Minors

After 10 seasons in the Minors, Paolo Espino is finally getting his big chance. The Brewers on Thursday announced that Espino will be called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs and make his Major League debut against the Cubs in Chicago on Friday. Espino will be stepping into the spot in the starting rotation that opened when the club moved Wily Peralta to the bullpen.
Via Brewers.com
May 18, 2017

Making the Case for Paolo Espino

With the high turnover rate among the members of a bullpen, organizations like the Indians must continually find replacement arms to easily slide into a vacant spot when needed. For low-revenue teams in particular, they must have a high yield on arms from the farm system to compete for a postseason birth on a yearly basis. A perfect example would be the 2013 St. Louis Cardinals....
Via Burning River Baseball
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Five Notable Steamer MLEs from 2013 (Pitchers)

Yesterday, in these electronic pages, the author presented five notable major-league equivalent batter lines (MLE) as calculated by Jared Cross’s Steamer projection system. Today, the author presents a very similar thing, except for pitchers. Indeed, below are five notable pitcher MLEs from the 2013 season, where notable appears to be defined as belonging to a player who (a) was...
Via Fangraphs
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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