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St. Marys Graduate Joe Beimel Signs Minor League Deal with Padres

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SAND DIEGO – St. Marys graduate Joe Beimel announced via his Instagram account that he has signed a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres.


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Beimel last played in the major leagues in 2015 with the Seattle Mariners. He started his major league career in 2001 with the Pittsburgh Pirate, a team he played two stints with. He also played for the Los Angles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Washington Nationals.

His career record is 29-34 with five saves and a 4.06 ERA. He also pitched two seasons in the postseason – 2008 with the Dodgers and 2009 with the Rockies – and appeared in six games – all in relief – covering an inning and a third. He did not allow a run.

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