Tanyon Sturtze
American Major League Baseball pitcher
Tanyon Sturtze
Tanyon James Sturtze is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He attended Saint Peter-Marian High School then Quinsigamond Community College and was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft. In 1994, he was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft. He pitched two innings, allowing two runs, with the major league team that year.
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What Does Soriano's Re-emergence Do For The Postseason Bullpen? - The Yankee Analysts
Google News - over 5 years
If a Yankee starter got knocked out early in the past, we'd have to stomach a few innings of Sergio Mitre, Chad Gaudin, Tanyon Sturtze or some other scrub and hope for good luck. At this point, I think the Yankees might be better off going to the
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FanGraphs Power Rankings - 9/12/11 - FanGraphs (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
When does Tanyon Sturtze make his comeback? With a 3.72 FIP and 3.87 xFIP, Felipe Paulino has been the Royals' best starter this season, which is pretty sweet when you consider that they didn't have to give up any players in return to acquire him in
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The Ghost of Scott Proctor - Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It wasn't a dream. It wasn't a Nightmare On Eutaw Street. It really happened. Scott Proctor... Who's next? Kerosene Kyle Farnsworth? Paul Quantrill "Is Gone"? Esteban "Low IQ" Loaiza? Tanyon Sturtze "So Bad"? Or even... Jeff Fucking Weaver?
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EXCLUSIVE: CLUBHOUSE CONFIDENTIAL - Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Squeegee: The most humiliating thing was get thrown into a garbage can by Tanyon Sturtze! He was in a bad mood at the time but later apologized and we became good friends. Squeegee: Yes, I'm a big fan of Bleeding Yankee Blue and read it all the time
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Yahoo! Contributor Network - Yahoo! Sports
Google News - over 5 years
Yankee pitcher, and Worcester, Mass., native Tanyon Sturtze was bleeding from a cut by his ear. It also seemed to serve as a wake-up call the, bringing the Sox out of their mid-season slump. After the fight the Red Sox rallied with for a 11-10 win,
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Rays notes: Maddon laughs off trade talk - Tbo.com
Google News - over 5 years
... he became the fourth Rays pitcher to give up at least nine runs in an inning, joining Rob Bell, who allowed 10 against the Yankees in 2005, and Travis Harper, nine against the Yankees in 2005, and Tanyon Sturtze, nine against the Red Sox in 2002
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James Shields, Tampa Bay Rays crushed by Oakland Athletics 13-4 - Tampabay.com
Google News - over 5 years
Shields gave up nine runs in the fourth inning — joining the legendary trio of Rob Bell, Travis Harper and Tanyon Sturtze as Rays to do so in one inning — and a career-high-tying 10 in one of the worst of his 173 starts as a Ray
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Notes and nuggets from an Amazin' win - ESPN (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Sunday's came seven years to the day of one of the wackiest -- a 10-9 win that ended when Kazuo Matsui beat Tanyon Sturtze's throw home on a dribbler to the right of the mound by Shane Spencer. 4-- Jason Bay's walk-off hit was the first game-ending hit
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Roy Halladay: Dominant in Toronto, and Now Dominant in Philadelphia - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Tanyon Sturtze (remember him?) faced 1008 batters in 2002 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays However, during that season, he led the American League in hits allowed and walks, so it is safe to say that he didn't face that many batters by pitching really deep
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Torre laments Dodgers situation from fundraiser - MLB.com
Google News - over 5 years
Those who heeded Torre's call included Hall of Famers Bob Gibson and Yogi Berra, along with Mel Stottlemyre, Tino Martinez, Ron Guidry, Rick Cerone, Tanyon Sturtze, golfers Len Mattiace and Jill McGill, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani and
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Post-game thread: Giants score run, still fall - McCovey Chronicles
Google News - over 5 years
Can't tell if Zimmerman was a young John Smoltz or a lucky Tanyon Sturtze. This team is ruining my eye for talent. Ruining it! I could have been a great scout -- one of the best. I would have made five figures, and everyone would have known my name
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The Yankees' 25-Fact Roster
NYTimes - about 8 years
There's a phenomenon on Facebook these days: people writing notes listing 25 random facts about themselves. With spring training under way, and taking a break from dissecting the latest steroid report, here are 25 Random Facts About 25 Random Yankees, culled from hanging around the clubhouse over the last seven years on the beat. RAMIRO MENDOZA Had
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Torre Faces Questions About Use Of Bullpen
NYTimes - over 8 years
Joe Torre woke up Tuesday morning confronted by a familiar situation. His Dodgers, like his Yankees last season, must win three straight postseason games to avoid elimination. But unlike last October, Torre will not lose his job if they do not. Torre can take comfort in that reality even as assorted journalists and Dodgers fans were second-guessing
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For Torre, New Place, Familiar Situation
NYTimes - over 8 years
In a commercial that is airing with increasing regularity, Joe Torre -- a New Yorker through and through -- seems to be adjusting to his new surroundings quite nicely. There is Torre in a yoga class. Next, he is window shopping with a pocket dog under his arm. The final cut is of Torre in a wet suit paddling out to sea on a surfboard. If California
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RED SOX 4, YANKEES 3; A 2-Hour Wait for a 3-Pitch Strikeout
NYTimes - almost 9 years
The rain had stopped, the field was nearly ready, and all the players were waiting under cover to resume a tense game at Fenway Park. All but the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, who stood in shallow left field, by the foul line, practicing his swing. Rodriguez waited 131 minutes for his chance at Jonathan Papelbon, the fearsome closer for the Boston Red
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Aches And Pains Catch Up To Yankees
NYTimes - over 9 years
On Tuesday, General Manager Brian Cashman said the Yankees tried to avoid scheduling magnetic resonance imaging tests unless absolutely necessary. A day later, at least four players underwent the exam. Alex Rodriguez, Roger Clemens, Luis Vizcaíno and Robinson Canó had M.R.I.s yesterday. Rodriguez has a sore right ankle; Clemens has an inflamed
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Yanks Face Old Foes At Trading Deadline
NYTimes - over 9 years
The first rule of negotiating with the Yankees is to involve the teams that make George Steinbrenner shudder: the Mets and the Boston Red Sox. So it is with the Texas Rangers, who hold in Eric Gagné the best reliever on the trade market. Gagné would build a sturdy bridge to closer Mariano Rivera, who made a public cry for help yesterday. But the
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CHEERING SECTION; To Love and to Cherish for All Eternity, or Not
NYTimes - over 9 years
I am no stranger to divorce. I am a two-time loser, having severed my unions with both the man I married when I was too young to know better and the man I wed when I was too work-obsessed to pay attention. But I honestly thought I was over that particular brand of heartbreak -- the accusations, the recriminations, the tears, the lonely nights, the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tanyon Sturtze
    THIRTIES
  • 2007
    Age 36
    Sturtze was signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training by the Los Angeles Dodgers on December 12, 2007.
    More Details Hide Details He was assigned to the Dodgers Double-A affiliate, the Jacksonville Suns and was later promoted to the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. He was called up to the majors on August 14,, but was designated for assignment on August 28, and was sent outright to the minors a few days later. Sturtze requested to stay with the team in some capacity, so he was made a bullpen catcher for the remainder of the season and into the playoffs. In January, Sturtze re-signed with the Dodgers to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. He did not make the Major League roster and was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes. The Dodgers released Sturtze on May 1. Tanyon is the Advisory Board Chairman for The Pinstripes Sports Dreams Foundation. The foundation gives youth travel baseball players that cannot afford professional coaching, equipment and team fees the opportunity to play elite travel baseball. PinstripesSportsDreamsFoundation.Org
    However, in March, Sturtze was placed on the 15-day DL, he was transferred to the 60-day DL in May 2007 and given his unconditional release on August 21.
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  • 2006
    Age 35
    On December 3, 2006, Sturtze signed a one-year $750,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves.
    More Details Hide Details The contract paid him an additional $350,000 if he spent one day on the active 25 man roster.
  • 2004
    Age 33
    On July 24, 2004, he was involved in a brawl with the Boston Red Sox.
    More Details Hide Details After a fight broke out between Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez, Sturtze tangled with Gabe Kapler, David Ortiz, and Trot Nixon, and he emerged from the fight with a cut below his ear and blood smeared on his jersey. He missed most of the season after having season-ending surgery to repair a slight tear in his right rotator cuff.
    With the Yankees he became a consistent reliever, helping the Yankees to win the AL East in 2004.
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    In, he joined the Toronto Blue Jays. In April 2004, Sturtze signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers and on May 15,, he was traded to the New York Yankees for Brian Myrow.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1990
    Age 19
    He attended Saint Peter-Marian High School then Quinsigamond Community College and was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft.
    More Details Hide Details In, he was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft. He pitched two innings, allowing two runs, with the major league team that year. He spent the next two seasons alternating between the Triple-A Iowa Cubs and the Chicago Cubs, and in, he signed with the Texas Rangers, again alternating between the major and minor league squads. In, he did not play major league ball, and in, he became a member of the Chicago White Sox, becoming a permanent major league reliever. He was dealt to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in exchange for Tony Graffanino in the season, and became a key starter for the perennially last-place Devil Rays. However, the season was a dismal one for Sturtze; he had a 4-18 record and led the majors in losses (18), earned runs allowed (129), hits allowed (271), walks allowed (89) and batters faced (1008). He was also seventh in innings pitched (224) and games started (33), and third in home runs allowed (33).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born on October 12, 1970.
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