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Diamondbacks release Mark Teahen

May 20, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

Toronto Blue Jays batter Mark Teahen returns to the dugout after striking out during the second inning of his MLB American League baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland Reuters

Earlier this month the Diamondbacks traded Mark Teahen to the Reds as minor-league depth, but the deal was canceled due to questions about his health.

Today the Diamondbacks released Teahen, who hasn’t played since April 30 and, according to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors, asked to be let go from the Triple-A team.

Teahen played in the majors from from 2005-2011, usually as a starting third baseman or right fielder, but the 31-year-old has been in the minors since last season and his performance there has been terrible.

  1. fanofevilempire - May 20, 2013 at 1:01 PM

    D-Backs release him and he is pictured in a Toronto Jersey.

    get him on a flight to NY, the Yankees will make him better when
    he puts on the pinstripes.

  2. psuorioles - May 20, 2013 at 1:54 PM

    I’d be willing to be the next headline reads: Mark Teahen signs a minor league deal with the Orioles.

  3. mydoglouie - May 20, 2013 at 3:31 PM

    PHT must only have one pic of this guy!

  4. uuddlrlrbastart - May 20, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    He’ll be starting for the Mets by June.

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