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Former MLB Pitcher Sutcliffe Diagnosed With Cancer

Reported By Stephen Rhodes

In a bit of sad news, according to SportsTicker, former major league pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe has been diagnosed with colon cancer; the diagnosis took place after a routine physical, according to a statement by the network. Sutcliffe will undergo chemotherapy and surgery within the next 4 months. During a successful 15-year career in which he pitched for 5 teams, Sutcliffe compiled a record of 171-139 with an ERA of 4.08; He won the National League Rookie of the Year award in 1979, the NL Cy Young award 5 years later and was a 3-time All-Star. We at The Game of Baseball extend our prayers and best wishes in that he has a full and speedy recovery.

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