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Pirates release pitcher Dinesh Patel

Updated: December 2, 2010, 12:59 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday released right-hander Dinesh Patel, one of two pitchers from India who signed in 2008 despite never having played baseball.

Left-hander Rinku Singh, who advanced from rookie ball to short-season Class A last summer, remains in their organization.

Singh won an India TV reality show called the "Million Dollar Arm," in which scouts sought to discover prospective pitchers with strong throwing arms. Patel was the runner-up.

Patel had ...

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