Daniel Bard

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Rob Bradford
January 04, 2018 - 2:20 pm
You might remember the story. It seemed everything was set up perfectly for Daniel Bard. By the time the end of August 2011 rolled around, he was continuing to cruise through his big league career, serving as one of the late-inning answers in the game. Sure, Jonathan Papelbon may have been the Red...
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Daniel Bard is hoping he can put his troubles behind him with the Pirates. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
January 11, 2016 - 6:47 am
Daniel Bard is still hopeful, and that's why he has found himself currently wearing the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Pirates . The former Red Sox is working out with his new organization this week -- having signed a minor-league deal with Pittsburgh -- participating in the Pirates' offseason...
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June 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
Daniel Bard 's latest attempt to resuscitate his career ended with his release by the Rangers organization Thursday . The 28-year-old right-hander retired only two of the 18 batters he faced in four games with the Hickory Crawdads of the Low-A South Atlantic League . He continued to be plagued with...
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September 04, 2013 - 10:14 am
Pitcher Daniel Bard , designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Sunday, was claimed by the Cubs on Wednesday. The move reunites Bard with Theo Epstein , who was the GM when the Sox selected the right-hander in the first round of the 2006 draft out of the University of North Carolina, and Jason...
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August 30, 2013 - 8:32 am
There can be no more illusions. Daniel Bard 's latest outing -- in which he recorded two outs (one via caught stealing) but walked five and loosed two wild pitches while permitting three stolen bases in a Rookie Level Gulf Coast League contest -- offered a bludgeoning hammer of truth. This is where...
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