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The San Francisco Giants' Waldis Joaquin is on the bubble to make the 2010 Opening Day roster. The ’10 bullpen staff already features a plethora of live arms and young talent, so the 23-year-old may have a tough time cracking the 25-man roster to start the year. Joaquin began his career in 2005 at the age of 18 for the Giants' Rookie squad. He showed immediate potential, striking out 37 batters in 31.0 innings.  In 2007, he joined the low-A team for 46.3 IP, where he retired 37 batters by way of the K and gave 17 free passes. 2007 was the last season where the majority of Joaquin’s playing time was at SP, as 27.3 of his 46.3 innings accumulated were from games that he started.  Waldis struck out batters at a quicker rate as a starter in ’08, but his home run per ...

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