Barone gets the call

Posted by Andy Durham on August 10, 2007 at 10:06 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

FORMER HOPPER BARONE TO MAKE DEBUT WITH MARLINS
The Florida Marlins have announced former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher Daniel Barone will make his major league debut tonight against the New York Mets.

Overall this season, the right-hander is 7-3 with a 4.10 ERA, which includes time spent at Double-A Carolina where he logged 129.2 innings in 22 starts.

The 24-year-old hurler took the mound 21 times for the Grasshoppers during the 2005 and 2006 seasons, compiling an overall 6-2 record with 89 strikeouts in 88.1 innings pitched.

First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 pm at Shea Stadium.


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