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Joe Beimel Missed Playoffs

Joe Beimel

While news about Dukes-in-the-pros has been very good lately, this time a Duquesne alum is in hot water. Joe Beimel was having the best season of his six-year MLB career and his team, the L.A. Dodgers, were heading to the National League playoffs. Then, the proverbial knife struck ...

The facts: Joe Beimel was the Dodgers' best left-handed relief pitcher this season. He was 2-1 with a 2.96 ERA in 70 innings pitched in 60 games. His record in September was 0-0 with a 1.46 ERA in 12 2/3 innings in 13 appearances. There were two other lefties on the 25-man roster: Mark Hendrickson was primarily a starter (31/25). He had a 6-16 record and a 4.21 ERA. Hong-Chih Kuo, who was... Recommended Stories

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