Anthony Reyes, the Cardinals' star-crossed star of the 2006 World Series, has been released by Clevelend.
Reyes is 13-26 over parts of five major league seasons with a 5.12 ERA including a disasterous 2-14 season in 2007. He was basically given away to the tribe in 2008 after pitching coach Dave Duncan got tired of tangling with him.
He started off with a 2-1 record and a 1.83 ERA after the swap, finally pitching like the top prospect he once was. But in 2009 he was 1-1 with a 6.57 mark before blowing out his elbow. He missed the entire 2010 season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.
As terrible as he was during the regular season, Reyes was brilliant during his lone start in the 2006 Fall Classic.
He pitched eight innings in game one and allowed only four hits and two earned runs while striking out four and walking one.
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