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Jeff Suppan Hoping to Catch on With Giants



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    ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 18: Starter Jeff Suppan #37 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the San Diego Padres at Busch Stadium on September 18, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Padres beat the Cardinals 8-4. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    Jeff Suppan hopes to win a job on the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

    Having played for Boston (twice), Arizona, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, St. Louis (twice) and Milwaukee, the 36-year-old right-hander is competing for a spot on a team that appears to have pitching depth.
    Suppan is at spring training with a minor league contract and would get a $1 million, one-year deal if added to the major league roster.

    He was 3-8 with a 5.06 ERA in 15 starts and 15 relief appearances with Milwaukee and St. Louis last year, when he was slowed by a neck injury.