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Samuel Deduno | Relief Pitcher | #45

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (34) / 7/2/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 212
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2003 / UDFA / COL

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Orioles signed RHP Samuel Deduno to a minor league contract.
Deduno battled a hip injury for much of the 2015 season and wound up posting a rough 6.86 ERA in 21 innings with the Astros. The 32-year-old right-hander will be ticketed for Triple-A Norfolk out of spring training and probably won't get an extended look at any point in Baltimore, unless there's a rash of injuries in the Orioles' bullpen. Mon, Feb 29, 2016 09:10:00 AM

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Samuel Deduno elected free agency.

Deduno was outrighted off the Astros' 40-man roster earlier this month. He struggled with a hip injury for much of 2015 and wound up with a 6.86 ERA in 21 innings, but there should be a minor league deal out there somewhere for him. Deduno, 32, owns a 4.38 ERA in 314 1/3 career major league frames.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 11:31:00 AM

Astros sent RHP Samuel Deduno outright to Triple-A Fresno.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Deduno missed a good chunk of 2015 with a hip issue before finally having surgery in August.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 06:00:00 PM

Astros activated RHP Samuel Deduno from the 60-day disabled list.

Perhaps mercifully, August hip surgery spelled the end of Deduno's 2015 season, a season that saw him post a 6.86 ERA when healthy. He'll likely be battling for a bullpen spot next spring.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 10:51:00 PM

Astros transferred RHP Samuel Deduno to the 60-day disabled list.

The right-hander underwent season-ending hip surgery on Friday and will miss the remainder of the season. The move was made to create a spot on the 40-man roster for the newly-acquired Oliver Perez.
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 08:51:00 AM

Samuel Deduno will undergo season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right hip.

It's a labrum repair. Deduno was told in early June that he could probably avoid surgery, but the injury wasn't healing quickly enough on its own. It's not clear what the future holds for the 32-year-old right-hander.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 05:09:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (hip) will visit another specialist.

He saw a specialist at the beginning of the month and was told he didn't need surgery, but Deduno has been unable to shake his right hip ailment. More should be known about his status later this week.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 08:19:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (hip) threw a simulated game on Monday.

Deduno has been on the shelf since mid-May with a hip issue but appears to be making progress. He'll be used in long relief when he returns.
Mon, Jun 15, 2015 04:37:00 PM

An MRI revealed that Samuel Deduno does not need surgery on his ailing right hip.

There's no timetable for his return, but he'll begin a rehab program soon. The swingman holds a 6.86 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 17/9 K/BB ratio over 21 innings this season.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 11:18:00 PM

Samuel Deduno has been shut down and will visit a hip specialist on Monday.

Deduno was placed on the disabled list a couple weeks ago with what was called a lower back strain at the time, but the pain is actually more focused on his hip. More should be known about his timetable after Monday's exam.
Sun, May 31, 2015 12:11:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday.

He was cleared for game work after getting through another bullpen session Tuesday with no issues. Deduno should be ready for activation sometime next week.
Tue, May 26, 2015 09:28:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (back) threw another successful bullpen session on Tuesday afternoon.

Deduno should soon be cleared for simulated action. He's been out since May 18 with a lower back strain and will be used in a long relief role when he returns to the Twins.
Tue, May 26, 2015 04:25:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (back) will throw a bullpen session Saturday.

Deduno was sent for an MRI on his ailing back, but it evidently came back clean and he's ready to throw again. He'll be used in long relief once activated.
Fri, May 22, 2015 04:15:00 PM

Samuel Deduno (back) underwent an MRI Tuesday.

Deduno landed on the disabled list Monday with a lower back strain, although the pain is more in his right hip. The Astros are calling the MRI precautionary, but we won't know how long he might be out until the results come back.
Wed, May 20, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Astros placed RHP Samuel Deduno on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

Deduno has posted an ugly 6.86 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, and 17/9 K/BB ratio in 21 innings this season for Houston. Top pitching prospect Lance McCullers is making his major league debut on Monday night against the A's and could be stick around if the outing goes well. Deduno will likely work in long relief when his health returns.
Mon, May 18, 2015 03:08:00 PM

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