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Former Rockies Prospect Paul Bargas Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

In sad news today, former Rockies prospect Paul Bargas has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune (via HardballTalk). During Spring Training with the Minnesota Twins, Bargas returned home to California and was reported to have a "neurological condition" the the time.

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Bargas, a left-handed pitcher, was a 13th round draft pick by the Rockies in 2009. He pitched as a reliever for Low-A Asheville in 2010 (3.59 ERA in 58 appearances). he was then traded to the Twins in December 2010 for now-Rockies backup catcher Jose Morales.

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We here at SB Nation Denver expresses our sympathies to Paul and the Bargas family and hope for a full recovery.

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