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Juan Acevedo | Relief Pitcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (44) / 5/5/1970
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 255
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Diamondbacks released RHP Juan Acevedo.
Acevedo had a 19.80 ERA in his attempt to win a spot in the Arizona pen. Fri, Mar 25, 2005 01:57:00 PM
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Juan Acevedo took the loss to the Giants today, giving up five runs -- four earned -- in the ninth inning.

Jason Ellison hit a grand slam off him. Acevedo still has a chance to win a bullpen spot, but he's something of a longshot.
Thu, Mar 10, 2005 08:58:00 PM

Arizona catcher Chris Snyder said that Juan Acevedo has looked good in camp.

''The velocity is there, the cutter is sharp, and he's got good movement on his change-up,'' Snyder said. ''Yeah, I've been impressed.'' If he does manage to make the team he'll be used in middle relief.
Sat, Mar 5, 2005 11:08:00 AM

Diamondbacks signed RHP Juan Acevedo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Acevedo has been a bust the last two years, but there's a chance he could reemerge as an average middle reliever. It's not very likely that he'll make the Diamondbacks out of spring training.
Fri, Feb 11, 2005 07:46:00 PM

Pirates released RHP Juan Acevedo from Triple-A Nashville.

Acevedo had a 9.00 ERA in 23 innings for Nashville.
Sat, May 29, 2004 03:44:00 PM

Juan Acevedo has been suspended five games by the PCL after his ejection from a game Wednesday.

Acevedo is 0-3 with one save and a 10.13 ERA for Nashville. He shouldn't be missed.
Mon, May 10, 2004 08:04:00 AM

Juan Acevedo gave up three runs in one inning of work for Triple-A Nashville on Friday night.

Those NL-only leaguers that drafted Acevedo with the hope of cheap saves can safely drop him off their reserve list.
Sun, Apr 11, 2004 12:47:00 PM

Juan Acevedo took the loss in the Pirates game today, allowing three runs on one hit while issuing three walks in the eighth.

Acevedo is a candidate for the Pittsburgh closer job, but didn't help himself here.
Mon, Mar 8, 2004 07:30:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Juan Acevedo to a minor league contract.

Reason No. 349 why you don't claim Jason Boyd off waivers and then keep him on the 40-man roster all winter. Acevedo is at least as good of a bet in 2004. He'll compete for a bullpen spot in spring training.
Sat, Dec 6, 2003 02:38:00 AM

Blue Jays released RHP Juan Acevedo.

Acevedo had a decent 4.26 ERA in 14 relief appearances for the Blue Jays, but his WHIP was a hideous 2.05. It doesn't seem very likely that he'll get another chance to pitch in the majors this season.
Fri, Aug 8, 2003 11:15:00 PM

Juan Acevedo was charged with three earned runs and a loss Wednesday against the White Sox.

Acevedo was pulled after loading the bases in the ninth. All three runners scored off Dan Reichert. Acevedo is a shell of his former Tiger-self, but the Blue Jays don't have many choices in late inning situations. They expect Cliff Politte back next week, and he should get his job back.
Thu, Jul 24, 2003 12:33:00 AM

Juan Acevedo blew the save for the Jays tonight, giving up one run in 1 2/3 innings against the Red Sox.

Acevedo retired four straight batters before giving up a walk, a stolen base and a single with two outs in the ninth inning. On the stolen base, Manny Ramirez, thinking he had ball four, walked right in front of the catcher as he was trying to throw to second base. A game-ending interference call probably should have been made, but it wasn't, and the Red Sox won in extra innings.
Sat, Jul 19, 2003 11:02:00 PM

Blue Jays reinstated RHP Juan Acevedo from bereavement leave.

Acevedo, who had been away to attend a funeral, is expected to receive save opps until Cliff Politte returns.
Thu, Jul 3, 2003 10:32:00 PM

Manager Carlos Tosca said Juan Acevedo will get a trial as the Blue Jays closer when he returns from bereavement leave.

Why? Because he's done it before. Who cares if he's been awful this year? Acevedo is worth picking up in AL-only leagues, but there's a good chance he'll continue to struggle.
Mon, Jun 30, 2003 10:07:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
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2Oscar Hernandez
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Aaron Hill
SS1Chris Owings
2Nick Ahmed
3Danny Worth
3B1Yasmany Tomas
2Jake Lamb
3Cliff Pennington
4Brandon Drury
LF1David Peralta
2Cody Ross
3Nolan Reimold
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Ender Inciarte
3Socrates Brito
RF1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Bronson Arroyo
2Jeremy Hellickson
3Rubby De La Rosa
4Josh Collmenter
5Chase Anderson
6Vidal Nuno
7Robbie Ray
8Trevor Cahill
9Allen Webster
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2Brad Ziegler
3Oliver Perez
4Evan Marshall
5Matt Stites
6Randall Delgado
7Daniel Hudson
8Matt Reynolds
9David Hernandez
10Will Locante
11Kevin Munson
12Enrique Burgos