RHP Ben Sheets returns to baseball on Sunday with the Atlanta Braves
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RHP Ben Sheets returns to baseball on Sunday with the Atlanta Braves

Atlanta : GA : USA | Jul 12, 2012 at 7:30 PM PDT
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Atlanta Georgia. Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez announed on Thursday right handed pitcher Ben Sheets will start for the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field in a baseball game versus the National League Eastern Division rival New York Mets.

Sheets has not pitched in the Major Leagues since 2010 when he last pitched for the Oakland Athletics.

Sheets 33, was signed to a minor league contract by the Atlanta Braves on July 1.

Sheets pitched two games for the Braves AA minor league team in Mississippi and had a 0 wins loss record with an earned run average of 5.06.

Sheets who will turn 34 years of age next Wednesday has pitched over nine seasons in the Major Leagues with the Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics with an overall record of 90 wins and 92 losses and a earned run average of 3.79. He has played in four All Star Games.

News source FoxNews.com

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