This Tyrone Brazelton fellow on the Western Kentucky hoops team has me thinking about former #3 overall pick Dewon Brazelton. In case you, too, were curious about Dewon's whereabouts, he was released by the Cardinals on Tuesday. The Cards were Dewon's fifth organization in four years. He carries an 8-25 career record, 155 walks, 145 strikeouts, and a reputation as a bit of a curmudgeon. He is now 27 and his career might be over.
3rd overall pick in 2001; came to spring training and couldn’t pitch for several weeks because of his conditioning. The Cardinals had hoped he’d participate in the “classic mechanics” camp. He missed it, most of the major-league workouts and wasn’t seen until minor-league camp opened.