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...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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Beck rejoins Padres

PHILADEPHIA -- Reliever Rod Beck rejoined the San Diego Padres on Friday, more than two months after leaving the team to deal with an unspecified personal problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/bas_416366.shtml
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Overtime

...in the booth, Cowher replied, "I guess that's why he's retired." Baseball San Diego rotation to include Beck Rod Beck will be back with the San Diego Padres in 2004, this time as Trevor Hoffman's setup man, after agreeing Saturday to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/07/oth_389399.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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Fantasy Baseball: Players throw surprise party

...Hernandez, Montreal (15-8, 2.94). Hernandez could post career highs in wins (17) and ERA (3.75). 9. P Rod Beck, San Diego (1.55 ERA, 20 saves). In the absence of Trevor Hoffman, the Padres were sorely lacking a closer until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/12/bas_386848.shtml
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Fantasy Baseball: Cardinal has Triple Crown potential

...disabled list) and .321 career average. OTHER OBSERVATIONS: On the closer front, don't look now, but 1970s throwback Rod Beck is easing into the full-time closer's slot in San Diego, a role he hasn't played since a 51-save season with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/bas_380109.shtml
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Jeter joins the walkoff set

...Williams did it to Baltimore's Randy Myers in the opener of the 1996 AL championship series, then again to Boston's Rod Beck in the 1999 ALCS opener. Chad Curtis was next against Atlanta's Mike Remlinger in Game 3 of the 1999 World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/bas_323267.shtml
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Braves beat Red Sox in extra innings

...forced a broken-bat line drive from Brian Daubach to end the inning. Down 3-2 in the eighth, Chipper Jones blasted Rod Beck's first pitch against the right field foul pole, his 24th home run of the season. But the news of Furcal's injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/07/bra_317285.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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MLB notebook

...still early in spring training and many pitchers will improve their arm strength, but the early numbers on Sox reliever Rod Beck were not encouraging. In his first appearance of the spring, Beck threw 21 pitches, including 12 fastballs. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/12/bas_283765.shtml
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