Doug Slaten Death – Doug Slaten Has Died – Passed Away

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Doug Slaten DeathIs Dead: Douglas “Doug” Slaten (conceived February 4, 1980), is an American resigned Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Slaten went to Venice High School, Glendale Community College, and Los Angeles Pierce College. Slaten was drafted in the 29th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball draft by the Baltimore Orioles, yet didn’t sign. The Orioles chose Slaten in the 34th round of the 1999 Major League Baseball draft, yet he didn’t sign. Slaten was drafted in the seventeenth round of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks and marked July 5, 2000.

Slaten marked a small time contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates in January 2012. Slaten was doled out to the AAA Indianapolis Indians. On April 29, 2012, in a game among Indianapolis and the Durham Bulls, Slaten pitched the last inning of a consolidated no-hitter. Justin Wilson pitched the initial 7 1/3 innings, and Jose Diaz got the last 2 outs in the eighth inning. On May 28, he was called up and contributed 10 games until on June 27, he was assigned for task to account for Oscar Tejeda. During the 10 games Slaten made out of a 2.77 ERA and 6 strikeouts.

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