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Happy Birthday, Tanyon Sturtze

Tanyon Sturtze

#37 / Pitcher / Los Angeles Dodgers





Oct 12, 1970

Happy birthday to Tanyon Sturtze, who turns 39 today.

Sturtze was in the Ranger system in 1997 and 1998, appearing in 9 games for the Rangers in 1997, and generally serving as organizational depth in Oklahoma.

In 2000 and 2001, he had a nice little run for the D-Rays, making him yet another in the long line of pitchers who have left the Rangers and had a brief stint of success elsewhere which made fans rail about how the Rangers gave away YET ANOTHER good pitcher, but then went back to being sub-mediocre for the Rays and the Yankees.

He had 8 appearances in Albuquerque this year, so I guess he's technically not retired yet.