Jaime Barria determined to make his latest Angels starting stint a permanent one

Los Angeles Times
Jaime Barria determined to make his latest Angels starting stint a permanent one
Jaime Barria determined to make his latest Angels starting stint a permanent one

Way too often this season, Angels second-year pitcher Jaime Barria has been summoned into his manager's office to be told he will remain in the big leagues no longer. That although he demonstrated one season ago he deserved the benefit of the doubt, he needed further seasoning in triple-A. In rare instances, the decisions to demote Barria seemed warranted. He spent a month playing for Salt Lake after the Kansas City Royals hit him hard for seven runs in 1 2/3 innings in late April. But in June the 23-year-old was also sent back after a successful relief appearance against the Oakland Athletics and again following a three-hit, one-run spot start against the Cincinnati Reds. He proved his mettle

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