Forgot Log-in or  Password? |  Help  Not a member, Register Now!
      
Fantasy Football Today
Fantasy Football Today Blog
Gameday Inactives
2014 Draft Prep Guide
Downloadable Draft Kit
Mock Drafts
Get Your Draft Board
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Scores
Fantasy Games
Playoff Challenge
Commissioner
Prize Leagues
Free
Office Pool Manager
Game Pick'em
Player Challenge
Fantasy Baseball Today
Fantasy Baseball Today Blog
Downloadable Draft Kit
Mock Drafts
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Rankings
Projections
Schedules
Probable Pitchers
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injuries
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Message Boards
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Downloadable Draft Kit
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
No Fantasy Teams Found
 
player photo
 
44 Samuel Deduno RP
Height/Weight: 6-3/190 | Birthdate: 7/2/1983 | Birthplace: La Romana, DR | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Houston | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Owned/Started%: 1/0 | Average Draft Position: 314.50
HOU

Latest Updates

 

Astros announce rotation plans for final series


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/23/2014) The Astros named the team's probable starters for the final series of the season this weekend against the Mets, MLB.com reports.

Brad Peacock will get the start Friday as expected, while Samuel Deduno is slated to take the mound Saturday. Nick Tropeano has been tabbed to make the team's final start Sunday.


Report: Astros claim Samuel Deduno on outright waivers


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno has been claimed off waivers by the Astros Saturday, MLB.com reports.

Deduno was placed on outright waivers and will report to the Astros in the coming days, according to the report. He has pitched mostly out of the bullpen for the Twins this season, posting a 4.60 ERA in 92 innings of work. 


Report: Samuel Deduno most likely Monday starter for Twins


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2014) Twins right-hander Samuel Deduno, who has just one appearance out of the bullpen since being placed there, is the likely starter when his team opens a series against Kansas City on Monday, according to the St. Paul Pioneer-Press.

Deduno would take the spot previously held by Johan Pino, who was demoted after getting pounded Wednesday by the Angels.


Samuel Deduno being shifted to relief role


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2014) The Twins announced Tuesday pitcher Samuel Deduno has been removed from the rotation and shifted to the bullpen. Yohan Pino will replace Deduno, who was 2-4 with a 6.52 ERA in eight starts, in the rotation.

"I'm disappointed. I wanted the ball again," Deduno said. "I'll go to the bullpen and do my job. I'll keep my head up. I'm happy to be here."


Samuel Deduno chased in third inning of loss Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno couldn't make it out of the third inning in Saturday's loss, giving up seven earned runs on seven hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings while striking out three in his team's 12-9 defeat against the Tigers.

Deduno (2-5) saw five runs score in the third inning before he was able to record back-to-back outs, but after two more runners reached, the Twins pulled him in favor of a reliever, who allowed both inherited runners to score. The ugly outing gives Deduno a 5.34 ERA and 41:28 K:BB ratio in 57 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the White Sox Thursday.


Samuel Deduno takes step back in loss to Houston


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/8/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno took a step back on Sunday, scattering five runs on three hits and four walks while striking out one in three innings of a 14-5 defeat. The right-hander 79 pitches, 40 for strikes.

Deduno's ERA ballooned from 3.83 to 4.45 following Sunday's abysmal outing, dropping to 2-4 on the year. He will aim to bounce back Saturday at Detroit.

Samuel Deduno earns second win Tuesday vs. Brewers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno picked up his second win Tuesday, giving up two earned runs on six hits and four walks in five innings while striking out two in his team's 6-4 win over the Brewers.

While it looked like the Brewers offense was poised to break through against Deduno (2-3) all game, they were only able to manage a run on a first-inning fielder's choice and a fourth inning single. He owns a 3.83 ERA and 37:22 K:BB ratio in 51 1/3 innings. Deduno is scheduled to take on the Astros Sunday.


Samuel Deduno knocked around in no decision


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/29/2014) Twins starter Samuel Deduno allowed four earned runs Thursday against the Rangers.

Deduno had a tough time fooling Texas. The Rangers notched nine hits off Deduno over 5 1/3 innings. Shin-Soo Choo did most of the damage early, doubling in three runs in the second inning. Robinson Chirinos would single in a run in the sixth, driving in the fourth run of the game. Deduno walked one hitter and struck out two during the contest.

Opposing starter Nick Martinez had a tough time as well, allowing Deduno to escape with the no decision. Deduno's next start is slated to come against the Brewers. 


Samuel Deduno getting little support


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno has pitched 22 2/3 innings as a starter, with the team supplying him a total of four runs. Deduno was a hard-luck loser Saturday against the Giants.

"His stuff's fantastic, moves all over the place. When he's able to pound the strike zone like he did [Saturday], that's fun to watch," manager Ron Gardenhire told the Minneapolis StarTribune. "You could see their hitters swinging and missing balls, and then looking back, going 'Where'd they go?'"

Deduno is keeping a good attitude despite the lack of support. "It's not hard, because I know if I keep the game close, the guys are going to hit," he told the paper.


Samuel Deduno gives up two runs in loss Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno took a loss Saturday after giving up two earned runs on four hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 2-1 loss to the Giants.

Deduno (1-3) gave up a solo home run in the second inning, and the Giants added another run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth. The Twins couldn't help Deduno out on offense, scoring their only run after he left. He owns a 3.48 ERA and 33:17 K:BB ratio in 41 1/3 innings. Deduno's slated to face the Rangers Thursday.


Twins flip-flop weekend starters


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters following Friday's game against San Francisco that he will flip-flop his weekend starters, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

Instead of starting Sunday, Samuel Deduno will now take the hill on Saturday, moving Ricky Nolasco to Sunday's series finale against the Giants. Gardenhire wanted to give Nolasco an extra day of rest because he is nursing a sore hamstring, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.


Samuel Deduno pitches well in first win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) Twins starting pitcher Samuel Deduno twirled his finest start yet Saturday, in a 4-2 win over the Mariners.

Deduno lasted six innings for his second quality start in a row, and he allowed just two runs on two hits this time around. He also walked two batters and struck out four en route to his first win of the season.

Deduno has appeared in 10 games this season, three as a starter. He is 1-2 with a 3.53 ERA, with his next turn in the rotation due up Saturday in San Francisco.


Samuel Deduno tosses quality start Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno tossed a quality start against the Tigers Sunday.

Deduno pitched fairly well, but had some trouble with Ian Kinsler. Kinsler doubled and scored on a sac fly in the first inning, and later hit a solo home run in the fifth. In between that, Deduno allowed a run-scoring single to Austin Jackson.

Despite giving up three runs, Deduno was solid overall. He allowed six hits and one walk during the appearance. Deduno struck out five hitters. Though he left the game down three runs, he received a no-decision after the Tigers bullpen struggled. 

Deduno will take on the Mariners during his next start.


Samuel Deduno gets through five despite pitch limit


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/6/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno kept his team in the game throughout his first start of the season Tuesday, but it wasn't enough to stave off a 4-2 loss.

Deduno gave the Twins five innings in his first start, allowing four runs -- three earned -- on six hits. He also struck out two and walked two before leaving after 77 pitches, right in line with his expected pitch limit.

Deduno will likely continue to be stretched out after opening the season in the bullpen. His next turn in the rotation is set for Sunday in Detroit. 


Samuel Deduno set to start Tuesday against Indians


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2014) Right-hander Samuel Deduno has taken the place of injured Twins starter Mike Pelfrey in the rotation. His first start of the season is scheduled for Tuesday in Cleveland.

Deduno has been solid in relief this season. He has given up 20 hits in 18 2/3 innings and has fanned 18. He owns a 2.89 ERA.


Twins ready to bring Samuel Deduno into rotation?


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/1/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire indicated that pitcher Samuel Deduno could take Mike Pelfrey's spot in the starting rotation, MLB.com reports Thursday. Gardenhire is expected to meet with Pelfrey to discuss his role with the team after another disappointing start on Thursday.

"Sammy is fine," Gardenhire said. "He just has to get into a routine, too. We stretched him out pretty good today and we'll make a decision here."

After totaling 33 starts over the previous two seasons, Deduno lost the final spot in the rotation during spring training. He owns a 2.89 ERA and a 1.55 WHIP over 18 2/3 innings pitched this season.

Samuel Deduno takes loss Wednesday on wild pitch


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/2/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno suffered the loss Wednesday, giving up one earned run on one hit and two walks while striking out two in two-thirds of an inning in his team's 7-6, 11-inning loss to the White Sox.

Deduno took the loss after a wild pitch, his second of the outing, brought White Sox second baseman Leury Garcia home from third base. He was also charged with a balk in the ugly outing. Deduno put together a solid spring, posting a 1.76 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 15 1/3 innings but also walking seven batters.


Samuel Deduno fine with any role Twins give him


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno told MLB.com on Saturday that he is comfortable with any role the team gives him to start the season. Kyle Gibson beat out Deduno for the final spot in the rotation.

Deduno has not been told what his role with the team will be.

"Nobody has told me anything, but any chance they give me to help the team -- in the bullpen or as a starter -- I can do it," Deduno said. "I feel pretty good. My arm is healthy, which is the biggest thing. I'm happy because I'm healthy and I can do whatever they need in the bullpen or starting."

Kyle Gibson comes out of left field to earn rotation spot


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/21/2014) Kyle Gibson has landed the last spot in the rotation for the Twins, per the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. He beat out Samuel Deduno, whose 2.19 spring ERA earned him a reliever role.

Gibson recorded a 2.70 ERA in four appearances. He yielded 10 hits and three walks with six strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings. He vowed to perform better coming into spring training than he did at the major league level in 2013, when he lost four of six decisions and posted a 5.63 ERA.


Samuel Deduno falls behind in rotation battle with poor outing


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Twins rotation hopeful Samuel Deduno is locked in a battle with Kyle Gibson for the final spot. Both pitched Wednesday against St. Louis and the former might have fallen behind in that battle.

After Gibson got through shutting down a loaded Cardinals lineup, Deduno threw two shutout innings before being rocked. He gave up two runs on two hits in 2 2/3 innings. He also walked two and struck out three.


Ron Gardenhire glowing about Samuel Deduno gem


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/14/2014) Twins rotation hopeful Samuel Deduno took a huge step forward in that quest with aThursday performance in which he pitched three scoreless, one-hit innings and fanned two. The man who makes the decisions was impressed.

"Dominant stuff," Ron Gardenhire told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune about Deduno's outing. "First pitch strikes, breaking balls, hammers. He had it all. That was nasty."

Deduno has pitched four games in relief this spring and boasts a tiny 0.93 ERA. He has given up five hits and struck out eight in 9 2/3 innings.


Samuel Deduno continues to pitch well despite no starts


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/13/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno made his fourth appearance of the spring Thursday against the Red Sox, but it once again came in relief. Deduno, who is vying for a spot in the team's bullpen, tossed three scoreless innings, allowing no hits, one walk and striking out two.

Deduno has been sharp this spring, allowing one run in 9 2/3 innings (0.93 ERA). He's allowed just five hits and four walks, while striking out eight.


Samuel Deduno continues to make strong bid for starting job


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/9/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno continued his strong spring campaign Sunday against the Phillies. Deduno, who is competing for the final spot in the team's rotation, tossed three scoreless innings in relief of Mike Pelfrey.

Deduno allowed one hit and one walk, while striking out two. Deduno has compiled a 1.35 ERA and has totaled six strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. However, all three of Deduno's appearances have come in relief.


Samuel Deduno strikes out three in spring debut


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/1/2014) Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno pitched two scoreless innings in Friday's 8-2 win over the Red Sox, giving up one walk and one hit while striking out three.

Deduno's 2013 campaign was cut short by arthroscopic shoulder surgery last September, but he has been able to enjoy a normal spring prepartion while shining in his first appearance. He went 8-8 with a 3.83 ERA and 67:41 K:BB ratio in 108 innings over 18 starts last year.


Twins might use starting pitcher candidate in bullpen


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/17/2014) Twins pitchers Samuel DedunoScott Diamond and Vance Worley are all out of options and are fighting for the final spot in the rotation. The Twins will have some tough choices to make, but Minnesota is open to the idea of keeping two of the pitchers on the roster -- one in the rotation and one in the bullpen.

"Anything is possible," Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said, per The Star Tribune. "We’re going to try to take our best guys, and you don’t want to lose guys who you think can help you but that happens sometimes. They have to pitch themselves on to the team. They have to earn it."