Texas Rangers To Pitcher Vicente Padilla: GTFO

Vicente Padilla exists in a small sliver of the pitching population of baseball: the sustained mediocre. He’s never good enough to, well, be considered good. He’s never bad enough to be moved to the bullpen or demoted. He’s just there.

Padilla Fight
(He fights like he pitches: Poorly and with that stupid look on his face.)

Well, he was there, anyway. Texas, apparently tired of paying $12 million a year for a steaming plate of below average, designated the pitcher for assignment today. And they seem to be really, really happy about it.

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