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Armando Benitez to Blue Jays


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I can't link it from this computer, but Ken Rosenthal broke it first apparently. Minor league deal.

Say what you want about Armando (if you feel the need), but I always enjoyed his years in Baltimore and was sorry when he got traded away. He's been hurt a lot in recent years, but I hope he can come back and pitch well against everybody but Baltimore.

He's got 289 career saves so far. The O's club record is 160 by Mr. Olson.

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Man, I remember watching him in his first or second big league game. Struck out the side and made Joe Carter look absolutely STUPID. I think he struck out Olerud in that inning, too.

Good memory. Here's the box score for that game (it was his second major-league appearance). Six strikeouts in 3 2/3 scoreless innings.

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I will never forget this bum. He is possibly the biggest chokester in Orioles history. He runined th wire to wire season in 97 by giving up a homer to a guy who had hit like three in his career. What a bum.

This guy is just not a very nice person, the OldFan must go!!!!

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This guy is just not a very nice person, the OldFan must go!!!!

Just because I have never liked Benitez as a ML baseball pitcher means I am a bad person? :eek: Cmon, virtually every Oriole fan I know also disliked the bum. He is best known as a hot headed choke artist! How is not liking a player equate to being a bad person? I am sure Benitez could care less what some nameless fool is posting about his baseball skills on an Oriole Hangout board!:confused::rolleyes:

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