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Baby Fisk
07-05-2005, 11:03 AM
He Gawn!

The Long Island Ducks, members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, today announced they have released relief pitcher John Rocker after the lefty reliever decided to take a step back from baseball.

In 23 appearances with Long Island, Rocker went 0-2 with a 6.50 ERA. The former Atlanta Brave allowed 18 hits and 28 walks while striking out 19 batters in 18 innings of work.
Ducks and Rocker Part Ways (http://www.liducks.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=news&newsId=207)

Statement from John Rocker (http://www.liducks.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=news&newsId=208)

RKMeibalane
07-05-2005, 12:29 PM
Baseball will be better off without him. He won't be missed.

ChiSoxRowand
07-05-2005, 12:56 PM
Hey, we could use a lefty while Marte is out.

Stroker Ace
07-05-2005, 01:47 PM
Too bad. I was looking forward to seeing him when I go out to see a Ducks game in August.

MHOUSE
07-07-2005, 02:30 AM
Wow. He had a little more than a strikeout per inning, but a WHIP of over 2.50. That's pretty awful. How he had an ERA of "only" 6.50 is something I'd like to know.