Tim Spooneybarger

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Timothy Floyd Spooneybarger

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tim Spooneybarger pitched 88 games in the major leagues in 2001-2003, with a pretty decent ERA of 3.24.

Drafted in the 29th round in 1998, he had a 3-0 record with a 2.59 ERA with the Danville Braves in 1999, and then moved up to the Macon Braves for 7 games where he posted an ERA of 3.60. In 2000 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans he went 3-0 with an 0.91 ERA. He wasn't so impressive for 15 games in 2001 with the Greenville Braves, where his ERA was 5.14, but he moved to the Richmond Braves, where in 42 games he had an ERA of 0.71 and yet again had a record of 3-0, with 5 saves. He was up in the majors with the Atlanta Braves for 4 games in 2001, with an ERA of 2.25.

He was in the majors most of 2002, but had 18 games in the minors with Richmond, with a record of 1-0 and an ERA of 0.90 with 7 saves. He got traded due to an argument between him and pitching coach Leo Mazzonethat led to his being sent to the Florida Marlins for Mike Hampton. In 2003, he was in the majors the whole season with the Marlins.

He underwent Tommy John surgery in both 2004 and in 2005.

He did not pitch in 2004 in the majors or minors, but in 2005 was in 4 games with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Florida State League, giving up 1 run in 3 innings.

He had a bumper sticker above his locker that read "Shut up and Surf"

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