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December 26, 2013

Transaction Analysis

Colletti's All-Closer Bullpen

by R.J. Anderson


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Claimed RHP Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Cubs. [12/23]

Through 30 major-league appearances, Hendriks has allowed nearly 12 hits and two home runs per nine innings. Bad signs for anyone, let along a pitcher whose stuff limited him to back-end projections. Yet, despite the struggles and the modest aspirations, Hendriks has been claimed off waivers twice this month; first by the Cubs, and now by the Orioles. The Australian native will seemingly serve as a piece of rotation depth for Baltimore, though one wonders if he would benefit from a move to the bullpen, as he wouldn't face batters multiple times each game.

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