Jeff Suppan Elects Free Agency

Jeff Suppan has elected free agency, according to the Padres’ website. The Padres removed Suppan from the roster to create room for Yasmani Grandal last week, designating the right-hander for assignment.

Suppan posted a 5.28 ERA with 2.1 K/9 and 3.8 BB/9 in 30 2/3 innings with San Diego this year. The Padres signed the 37-year-old to a minor league deal worth $950K in February. Lapa/Leventhal represents Suppan, a veteran of 17 MLB seasons.


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9 Comments on "Jeff Suppan Elects Free Agency"


chico65
3 years 2 months ago

Gotta love the nearly 2:1 BB/K ratio.  Jeff may have to elect to pitch for free as well.

johnsilver
3 years 2 months ago

 Yeah.. He better learn to like Sushi really quick :-)

When he got released for Ohlendorf and Marquis.. The bell has tolled midnight here in the States..

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start_wearing_purple
3 years 2 months ago

Free Soup?

chico65
3 years 2 months ago

No soup for MLB

johnsilver
3 years 2 months ago

 He He.. He can apply for a govt. loan and start one.. Soupy’s soup kitchen.. Right dude still in office (for now) to apply.. he better hurry though…

corey23
3 years 2 months ago

I watched him get lit up in SD at a game i went to, wish I could have asked for my money back.  Go coach high school baseball or something suppan, time to hang it up.

55saveslives
3 years 2 months ago

More like Opts for forced retirement!

3 years 2 months ago

For what its worth. His sports bar in Los Angeles is pretty good. Went there to watch opening day.

Wainwrights_Curveball
3 years 2 months ago

Walt Jocketty is iching it sign him.