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St. Louis' championship may not have been possible without the acquisition in a July 27 blockbuster of relievers Octavio Dotel and Mark Rzepczynski (along with starter Edwin Jackson , the centerpiece of the deal). So, getting back to the
dominance by Tigers starters, who are 5-1 with a 1.02 ERA in the postseason. Relievers Drew Smyly (one out), Octavio Dotel (one inning, two strikeouts) and Phil Coke (two innings) collaborated to deliver 3 1/3 hitless frames to close
July 27, 2011, Mozeliak traded Trever Miller, Colby Rasmus, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters to the Blue Jays for Octavio Dotel , Edwin Jackson , Corey Patterson , Marc Rzepczynski and cash. It didn’t pay immediate dividends. The Cardinals
or Type B free agents (Rod Barajas, Clint Barmes, Matt Capps , Bruce Chen, Francisco Cordero, David DeJesus, Octavio Dotel , Ryan Doumit, Mark Ellis , Frank Francisco, Freddy Garcia , Aaron Harang, Ramon Hernandez, Raul Ibanez, Jason Kubel , Derrek
39 ERA, 107 ERA+), Edwin Jackson (3.58 ERA, 102 ERA+) Notable change: The Cardinals acquired Jackson, Octavio Dotel , Corey Patterson and Marc Rzepcynski from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline for Colby Rasmus, Trever
that netted the Royals third baseman Mark Teahan and catcher John Buck as well as right-hander Micah Wood. Closer Octavio Dotel ended up going from Houston to Oakland in the deal. “I didn’t know the teams that Allard talked to, but all he told me was that
games this week, Wagner harkened back to the hard-throwing Houston Astros pens of him prime when he was coupled with Octavio Dotel and Brad Lidge to form a Nasty Boys South troika. The diminutive southpaw thought this could potentially be the best bullpen
consecutive days was May 10-11, 2005, when Kevin Millar and Jason Varitek each hit game-winners, both coming off Oakland’s Octavio Dotel . ——————————————
11, 2005 vs A’s – Down 5-4 with one out in the bottom of the 9th, Varitek slams a two-run, walk-off, home run off Octavio Dotel . 0.44 – Sept. 5
Cardinals, who were able to add a starting shortstop ( Rafael Furcal ), starting pitcher (Jackson) and relievers ( Octavio Dotel and Marc Rzepcynski ), all of whom ended up playing key roles in a late-season surge towards the World Series. While mindful
interested in both pitchers, and now have the flexibility to pursue them after acquiring bullpen arms Marc Rzepczynski and Octavio Dotel in the Colby Rasmus trade Wednesday. However, the Padres are reportedly uninterested in moving Adams, and don
3-for-6. Each of the last two cutters thrown to him have been turned around for doubles, last night’s off Thompson, and Monday against Octavio Dotel . ———————————
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