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Mark Appel Will Be Shut Down Soon

Posted By Blake Bass On August 14, 2013 @ 10:23 AM In MLB | No Comments

[1]Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said yesterday that No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel will likely be shut down for the season after making two more starts at Single-A.

Appel has thrown 134.1 innings between college and the minors, so the Astros will stop him from going much beyond 140 total even if that means missing the Midwest League playoffs.

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk [2]

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[2] Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk: http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/08/14/no-1-pick-mark-appel-will-be-shut-down-soon-by-astros/

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