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Veteran pitcher Jeff Suppan announces retirement after 17 seasons

Former St. Louis Cardinals postseason hero Jeff Suppan announced his retirement Thursday. The right-hand pitcher logged 140 victories throughout his 17-year career with the Red Sox, Diamondbacks, Royals, Pirates, Cardinals, Brewers and Padres. Suppan played for the Cardinals from 2004-06 and went 32-19 with a 3.86 ERA. St. Louis made the postseason in all three of those seasons...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Suppan announces his retirement

Right-handed pitcher Jeff Suppan, who may be best known for his strong performances in the 2006 playoffs with the St. Louis Cardinals, announced his retirement today.  As reported by John Heyman of, Suppan, a native of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, last pitched for the San Diego Padres in 2012.  He specifically waited until 2 p.m Pacific time on January...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Suppan retires from baseball

getty images Jeff Suppan has retired from baseball. Suppan was an average pitcher at best for much of his career but a few key performances allowed him to become a legend for the St. Louis Cardinals. Suppan spent 17 seasons at the big league level, and turned 39 on Thursday. “After seventeen Major League seasons, I’ve squeezed everything out of my ability,” Suppan said. ...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Suppan, Former Red Sox Pitcher, Announces Retirement, Honors Late Mother in Process

Jeff Suppan is hanging up his cleats in respectable fashion. Suppan, who last pitched in the majors in 2012, announced his retirement Thursday. The 39-year-old purposefully made the announcement at 2 p.m. Pacific Time on Jan. 2 as a way to honor his late mother, Kathleen, who died at that time exactly six years ago to the day, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Jan. 2 also marks...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Suppan, Cardinals hero from 2004 and '06, announces his retirement

Right-hander Jeff Suppan, a remarkably consistent pitcher throughout a career prime marked by strings of double-digit victory seasons who is best remembered for a few very strong October performances for the Cardinals in their championship seasons of 2004 and 2006, announced his retirement today. Suppan, a product of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley who last pitched in 2012...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Suppan thriving, happy to be back in majors

Jeff Suppan says he is concentrating on the now and not caught up in the resurrection of his career. Right. "He's relishing every moment," Padres manager Bud Black said of Suppan Sunday afternoon after the 37-year-old right-hander suffered the first loss in his impressive comeback. After three starts with the Padres, Suppan is 2-1 with a 1.69 ERA. He dropped a 3...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Suppan Sinks Brewers in Padres 5-0 Victory

When we all heard the word that Jeff Suppan was making the start against the Brewers today most thought this could be a chance for the bats to come alive.  Boy were they wrong as Suppan mastered the Milwaukee lineup in route to a 2nd straight shutout of the Brewers, winning 5-0.  More worriesome than that was the news that Mat Gamel is lost for the season with a torn ACL and our...
Via Brewers Bar
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Suppan throws 1st bullpen session with Padres

Jeff Suppan unofficially began his 20th professional baseball season after he threw his first bullpen session on Tuesday. Earlier this month, Suppan, a second-round pick in the 1993 draft by the Boston Red Sox, accepted an invitation to big league camp with the San Diego Padres when they signed him to a minor-league contract. He will compete with Dustin Moseley, Micah Owings and...
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Suppan quits job to return to baseball

At 37, former MLB pitcher Jeff Suppan was happy to be retired and working in his California restaurant, that is until the San Diego Padres came calling. 

Via Los That Sports Blog
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Will Sign Jeff Suppan to Minor League Contract

The San Diego Padres will sign veteran right hander Jeff Suppan to a minor league contract and invite him out to Spring Training. He will add some depth to the pitching staff in the Spring and log in some good innings. Suppan will be entering his 17th season in the league and he made his major league debut in 1995 with the Boston Red Sox.   He has a career 138-143 record with...
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February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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