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Jun 26, 2022; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter (35) holds his baby during the National Anthem before game against Toronto Blue Jays at American Family Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Raptor is flying west.

Brent Suter, who spent his first seven years in the major leagues with Milwaukee, was claimed off waivers by Colorado on Friday.

Suter was one of a number of Brewers players who were arbitration eligible. Friday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts for those up for arbitration.

The left-handed Suter, known in part for his quirky personality, was drafted by Milwaukee in the 31st round in 2012 out of Harvard.

In his seven years with the club, the left-hander appeared in 196 games with 39 starts. He had a 36-19 record with one save, posting a 3.51 ERA, 1.211 WHIP and 7.7 K/9 over 394 2/3 innings.

Last season, the 33-year-old Suter appeared in 57 games, compiling 66 2/3 innings with a 3.78 ERA, 1.200 WHIP and 7.2 K/9.

Suter was the Brewers’ 2022 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, given to a player who best represents baseball through character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions on and off the field. It was the third time the Brewers had nominated him for the award.