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Struggling reliever Turnbow designated for assignment

Updated: May 2, 2008, 7:40 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Former All-Star closer Derrick Turnbow was cut Friday by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Turnbow was 0-1 with a 15.63 ERA in eight games this season and gave up six runs in two-thirds of an inning at Chicago on Wednesday.

"His production had fallen to the point where it was hard to find spots to use him," Brewers manager Ned Yost said.

Yost said he'd rarely seen a career marked with such highs and lows.

"It's pretty unique," he said.

Turnbow had 39 saves ...

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