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KOKOMO NATIVE JOE THATCHER TRADED TO LOS ANGELES ANGELS

LOS ANGELES – On July 5, The Los Angeles Angels acquired left-handed relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed pitcher Joey Krehbiel. Thatcher, a 32 year-old Kokomo … Continue reading

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KOKOMO’S JOE THATCHER TRADED FROM SAN DIEGO PADRES TO ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

PHOENIX – On July 31, the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left-handed pitcher and Kokomo native Joe Thatcher, right-handed pitcher Matt Stites and a competitive balance pick from San Diego in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President and General Manager … Continue reading

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THE PRIME MINISTER RETURNS

BY DEAN HOCKNEY (This story appears in the August 23 edition of the Sports Journal.) CINCINNATI – Following a stellar 2010 campaign with the San Diego Padres, 2011 has been a disappointment for Joe Thatcher after undergoing surgery during the … Continue reading

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