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August 17, 1999 | From Associated Press
Rolando Arrojo says he's tried to maintain his confidence despite his season-long struggles. It paid off for him Monday night. Arrojo won for the first time in almost three months and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays turned five double plays en route to their third consecutive win, 9-1, over the Detroit Tigers. "I always felt confident," Arrojo (3-8) said through an interpreter. "I was always just thinking, 'Go out and pitch a good game.'
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August 17, 1999 | From Associated Press
Rolando Arrojo says he's tried to maintain his confidence despite his season-long struggles. It paid off for him Monday night. Arrojo won for the first time in almost three months and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays turned five double plays en route to their third consecutive win, 9-1, over the Detroit Tigers. "I always felt confident," Arrojo (3-8) said through an interpreter. "I was always just thinking, 'Go out and pitch a good game.'
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July 11, 1996 | From Reuters
The Cuban national baseball team's starting pitcher who defected will seek residency in the Dominican Republic so he can become a free agent and play in the major leagues, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday. Rolando Arrojo's defection Tuesday came only nine days after Cuban boxers Joel Casamayor and Ramon Garbey defected in Mexico. Arrojo, 28, left his hotel room in Albany, Ga., where the Cuban team was preparing for the Olympics, the newspaper reported.
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June 18, 1998 | From Associated Press
It was a night the Arrojo brothers won't forget. With his older brother watching him pitch as a major leaguer for the first time since defecting from Cuba, Rolando Arrojo got his ninth win Wednesday night as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1, at St. Petersburg, Fla. Arrojo (9-4) was making his first home start since his brother, Roberto, his mother, Uvendolina, and several other family members fled the communist island earlier this month.
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May 1, 1998 | From Associated Press
All Rolando Arrojo wanted to do was stop Tampa Bay's six-game losing streak. He wound up with his first complete game and the first ever for the Devil Rays. "I felt that I was going to be the guy to start the winning again," Arrojo said after Thursday's 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Minneapolis. Arrojo (3-2) threw only 106 pitches in his sixth start, facing three batters over the minimum. Arrojo, a 29-year-old right-hander who defected from Cuba, struck out five and walked two.
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June 18, 1998 | From Associated Press
It was a night the Arrojo brothers won't forget. With his older brother watching him pitch as a major leaguer for the first time since defecting from Cuba, Rolando Arrojo got his ninth win Wednesday night as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1, at St. Petersburg, Fla. Arrojo (9-4) was making his first home start since his brother, Roberto, his mother, Uvendolina, and several other family members fled the communist island earlier this month.
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July 12, 1998 | Associated Press
Al Leiter, who tore a tendon in his left knee on June 26, is scheduled to start for the New York Mets next Saturday. Leiter was told by doctors that he might sit out six weeks or longer depending on how bad the tear was. "The first doctor said it was a 50% tear of the tendon," Leiter said. "But the second said it was a 20% tear." * Sports agent Joe Cubas plans to meet with Florida Marlin owner H. Wayne Huizenga this week to make an offer to buy the baseball team, a spokesman said Saturday.
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July 8, 1998
$150,000: Mark McGwire, St. Louis. $100,000: Cal Ripken Jr., Baltimore. $75,000: Roberto Alomar, Baltimore. $50,000: Rolando Arrojo, Tampa Bay; Scott Brosius, New York Yankees; Roger Clemens, Toronto; Darin Erstad, Angels; Andres Galarraga, Atlanta; Juan Gonzalez, Texas; Tom Gordon, Boston; Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle; Tony Gwynn, San Diego; Chipper Jones, Atlanta; Jason Kendall, Pittsburgh; Kenny Lofton, Cleveland; Robb Nen, San Francisco;...
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July 10, 1996 | Reuters
Cuban pitcher Rolando Arrojo has defected to the United States from Albany, Ga., where his nation's team was preparing for this month's Olympics, Miami television station WLTV reported Tuesday. Arrojo, a right-hander said to be in his late 20s, left the team on Monday night. Joe Cubas, a Miami-based agent who said he is representing Arrojo, called the TV station and told them he was en route to Miami with the player.
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August 16, 2001 | Associated Press
Minnesota Twin right fielder Chad Allen tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Tuesday night during an extra-inning 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians and is out for the season. Allen was carried from the field on a stretcher after getting a cleat caught in the grass while trying to run down Kenny Lofton's shot off the wall in the 11th inning. Allen was put on the 15-day disabled list by the Twins, who recalled outfielder John Barnes from triple-A Edmonton.
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May 1, 1998 | From Associated Press
All Rolando Arrojo wanted to do was stop Tampa Bay's six-game losing streak. He wound up with his first complete game and the first ever for the Devil Rays. "I felt that I was going to be the guy to start the winning again," Arrojo said after Thursday's 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Minneapolis. Arrojo (3-2) threw only 106 pitches in his sixth start, facing three batters over the minimum. Arrojo, a 29-year-old right-hander who defected from Cuba, struck out five and walked two.
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July 11, 1996 | From Reuters
The Cuban national baseball team's starting pitcher who defected will seek residency in the Dominican Republic so he can become a free agent and play in the major leagues, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday. Rolando Arrojo's defection Tuesday came only nine days after Cuban boxers Joel Casamayor and Ramon Garbey defected in Mexico. Arrojo, 28, left his hotel room in Albany, Ga., where the Cuban team was preparing for the Olympics, the newspaper reported.
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September 21, 1998 | From Associated Press
Cub right-hander Kerry Wood threw off a bullpen mound for 10 minutes Sunday at Chicago without pain and will have one more workout Wednesday before determining if he can pitch in the final series of the season. Wood hasn't pitched since Aug. 31 because of a sprained ligament in his elbow. * Tampa Bay Devil Ray right-hander Rolando Arrojo is probably done for the season after leaving the game against Toronto in the second inning with right biceps stiffness.
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July 15, 2000 | From Associated Press
Sean Casey went four for five with a homer and four runs batted in and Pete Harnisch pitched a five-hitter as the Cincinnati Reds beat the slumping Colorado Rockies, 9-2, Friday night. The Rockies, seeking to get well at home after a miserable trip before the All-Star break, lost their ninth in a row and fell to 28-11 at Coors Field. Two weeks removed from the disabled list, Harnisch (2-5) held Colorado hitless until Jeffrey Hammonds singled to center in the fifth.
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