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O's Trade for Gary Knotts


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Why are we trading for an old guy?:angryfire:

Yeah MacPhail should be fired on the spot for trading a PTBNL (which will probably be for another guy that will never make it to the majors) for a guy to take a spot on the Norfolk roster and help them out. What a dumb move. :rolleyes:

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He [Knotts] was traded to the Detroit Tigers with pitchers Nate Robertson and Rob Henkel for pitchers Mark Redman and Jerrod Fuell. He pitched for the Tigers in 2003 and 2004, but was released in October 2005 after spending all of 2005 on the disabled list with a shoulder injury.

On July 31, 2007, Knotts was on the roster of the Newark Bears of the independent Atlantic League when he signed a minor league contract with Philadelphia. The Phillies' assigned him to their Double-A Eastern League affiliate, Reading Phillies. He is currently assigned to the Phillies' AAA affiliate, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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