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Braves notes: Schuerholz keeping options open

...the bullpen after all. Cox likes Kerry Ligtenberg in the closer's role and after watching closers like Jose Mesa, Rod Beck and Roberto Hernandez fail in the postseason last year, he doesn't think experience is a necessary job requirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/26/oth_234385.shtml
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MLB Notes

...disabled list to open a roster spot. OBITUARY: Evidence of cocaine and drug paraphernalia was found at former pitcher Rod Beck's home on the day he died at age 38, according to a police report. The report says Beck's personal assistant told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/01/bas_137928.shtml
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Pujols voted top player by players

...Milwaukee's Scott Podsednik were voted the outstanding rookies of their leagues. Esteban Loiaza of the Chicago White Sox and Rod Beck of San Diego won the comeback player awards in their leagues.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/06/bas_388857.shtml
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Saves streak over for Gagne

...successful 84 consecutive times - 30 more than previous record-holder Tom Gordon and more than the combined total of Rod Beck and Trevor Hoffman, tied for third on the all-time list at 41. Actually, his last blown save occurred last July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/07/bas_421296.shtml
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Williams the thorn in Red Sox side

...entreaties from manager Jimy Williams. "I would say very close," Bernie said following his 10th-inning homer off Rod Beck, which gave the Yankees a 4-3 win Wednesday night. "We had a lot of conversations with my agent and Mr. Duquette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/15/bas_273134.shtml
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Cubs edge Mets, 8-7

...second and walked during a three-run fourth. In his first start this season, Trachsel had three RBIs and two hits. Rod Beck pitched the ninth for his fifth save in five chances, allowing an RBI double to Brian McRae and a run-scoring groundout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/10/oth_225828.shtml
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McGriff homer tops ninth-inning comeback

...capped a ninth-inning comeback against one of the game's best closers, launching a two-out, two-run homer against Rod Beck to lift the Braves to an improbable 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants before a crowd of 38,641 fans. "He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/16/oth_214747.shtml
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Green 'right' where he belongs

...seasons, the San Diego Padres might not have been able with withstand the loss of an experienced player like reliever Rod Beck. This year should be different. General manager Kevin Towers paid a lot of attention to the bullpen as he spent the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/bas_408987.shtml
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Overtime

...Everett's $9.15 million option for 2003 was exercised Friday by the Boston Red Sox, who also exercised reliever Rod Beck's $4.5 million option for 2001. Everett led Boston with 34 home runs and 108 RBI last season despite missing 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/11/oth_300238.shtml
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Braves notes

...keep Malloy, rather than Pride, who was 6-for-9 against the Cubs this season, including a home run against closer Rod Beck. "If both (Lockhart and Weiss) go down, we're way short," Cox said. "It's like spring training. Cutting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/01/oth_240581.shtml
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