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Paul Shuey

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Paul Shuey

BIOGRAPHY Paul Kenneth Shuey (born September 16, 1970) is an American former professional baseball player. Primarily a relief pitcher, Shuey pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians (1994–2002), Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2003) and Baltimore Orioles (2007).Shuey was honored as an All-American as a college baseball pitcher for the North Carolina Tar Heels baseball team. The Indians selected Shuey with the second overall selection of the 1992 MLB draft. Injuries sidelined Shuey throughout his career, preventing him from becoming a closer. When healthy, he enjoyed success with the Indians as a setup pitcher. He was traded to the...

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Jolbert Cabrera

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Jolbert Cabrera

BIOGRAPHY Jolbert Alexis Cabrera (born December 8, 1972) is a Colombian former utility player. Previously, he played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians (1998–2002), Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2003), Seattle Mariners (2004), and Cincinnati Reds (2008). Cabrera hits and throws right-handed. He is the older brother of former shortstop Orlando Cabrera. The two played together during the 1997 season while members of the Ottawa Lynx, the Montreal Expos Triple-A affiliate.Cabrera made his major league debut with the Indians on April 12, 1998, in the only game he played that season. 2001 was Cabrera's best statistical season in Cleveland, as...

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Dickie Thon

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Dickie Thon

BIOGRAPHY Richard William "Dickie" Thon (born June 20, 1958) is an American former professional baseball shortstop, who played for the California Angels, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, and Milwaukee Brewers during his 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career.Early lifeThon was raised in Puerto Rico after spending only the first two weeks of his life in Indiana where his father had just completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Notre Dame.Professional careerHe was signed by the California Angels as an amateur free agent on November 23, 1975 while in high school in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico....

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Bernardo Brito

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Bernardo Brito

BIOGRAPHY Bernardo Brito known as EL Pupo (December 4, 1963 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic), is a retired professional baseball player who played outfield & designated hitter in the Major Leagues from 1992–1995. While having a successful minor league career, hitting 299 home runs and playing in three minor league all-star games over the course of 15 seasons, he would play only 40 games in the Major Leagues for the Minnesota Twins.Upon his mid-season release from the Twins in 1995, Brito took his talents to Japan, where he signed with the Nippon-Ham Fighters and spent the rest of 1995 (hitting...

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Rich Garces

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Rich Garces

BIOGRAPHY Richard Alan Garcés Mendoza, Jr. (born May 18, 1971) is a former right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. Nicknamed "El Guapo" (The handsome one), he played with the Minnesota Twins (1990, 1993), Chicago Cubs (1995), Florida Marlins (1995) and Boston Red Sox (1996–2002). He is currently the pitching coach for the Bridgeport Bluefish.CareerGarces was signed by Minnesota as an amateur free agent in 1987. After stints with the Twins, Cubs and Marlins, he pitched for the Red Sox, turning into one of the American League's premier setup men. In 1999, Garcés posted a 5–1 record with 33 strikeouts, a...

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