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Top Cory Gearrin News

  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Outrighted to alternate site

    The Twins outrighted Gearrin to their alternate training site Sunday.

    Gearrin lost his spot on the Twins' 40-man roster when he was designated for assignment last week, but he'll remain in the organization after going unclaimed off waivers. Before he was DFA'd, Gearrin made one appearance for the Twins, tossing two scoreless frames out of the bullpen.

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  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Designated for assignment

    Gearrin was designated for assignment by the Twins on Thursday.

    Gearrin made just one appearance for the Twins before being cast off their 40-man roster. He'll likely report to the team's alternate camp site if he clears waivers untouched.

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  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Called up to big club

    The Twins selected Gearrin's contract from their alternate training site Sunday.

    Gearrin will assume the active roster spot of reliever Sean Poppen, who was optioned one day after working two innings out of the bullpen. A veteran of 336 career MLB appearances, Gearrin is expected to work mostly in low-leverage situations initially.

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  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Doesn't make Opening Day roster

    Gearrin did not make Minnesota's 30-man Opening Day roster, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

    Gearrin had an opt-out date in his contract as a non-roster invitee to training camp, but apparently has decided to stay with the Twins. After posting a 1.99 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with the Giants in 2017, Gearrin has struggled over the past two seasons, posting a 3.91 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 112.2 innings with five clubs over 2018 and 2019. He could be an option early in the season to be called up if there's an opening in the bullpen.

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  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Added to 60-man player pool

    Gearrin was included in Minnesota's 60-man player pool ahead of summer camp before the 2020 season begins, MLB.com reports.

    After posting a 1.99 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with the Giants in 2017, Gearrin has struggled over the past two seasons, posting a 3.91 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 112.2 innings with five clubs over 2018 and 2019. He'll compete for a final spot in the big league bullpen and could be an option with 30-man rosters to begin the season.

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  • Twins' Cory Gearrin: Invited to Twins' camp

    Gearrin signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Monday as a non-roster invitee.

    After posting a 1.99 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with the Giants in 2017, Gearrin has struggled over the past two seasons, posting a 3.91 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 112.2 innings with five clubs over 2018 and 2019. The 33-year-old will get the chance to work with the Twins' major-league coaching staff during spring training, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him appear in the majors at some point in 2020 given his past experience.

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  • Yankees' Cory Gearrin: Toe tap deemed legal

    Gearrin's toe tap has been determined by league officials to be within the rules, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

    Gearrin was charged with a controversial balk after making his usual move to the plate against the Mariners on Monday. The league reviewed the call and informed Yankees manager Aaron Boone that the move is fine and should not be a problem moving forward. Gearrin was claimed by the Yankees on Friday after being released by Seattle two days earlier.

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  • Yankees' Cory Gearrin: Claimed by Yanks

    Gearrin was claimed off waivers by the Yankees on Friday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

    Gearrin opened for the Mariners on Wednesday and allowed one run in one inning and was waived following the outing, allowing the Yankees to scoop him up. The 33-year-old has a 3.92 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 39:21 K:BB over 41.1 innings this season.

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  • Yankees' Cory Gearrin: Gets call to majors

    Gearrin was added to the active roster Friday night.

    Gearrin was claimed by the Yankees on Friday, so the team wasted no time slotting him into a role in the big-league bullpen. He pitched with the Mariners earlier in the season, racking up a 3.92 ERA and 1.43 WHIP with 39 strikeouts across 41.1 innings.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Opening Wednesday's game

    Gearrin will serve as the opener Wednesday at Tampa Bay, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

    Gearrin also worked as an opener once in June, but he's otherwise been utilized as a more traditional middle reliever. The 33-year-old has a 3.79 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 37:20 K:BB over 40.1 innings this season. Lefty Wade LeBlanc is expected to follow as Wednesday's primary pitcher.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Still struggling with consistency

    Gearrin, who allowed a solo home run and also recorded both a walk and a strikeout over two-thirds of an inning against the Rangers on Monday, owns a 5.93 ERA, 1.68 WHIP and .316 BAA over the 13.2 innings covering his last 16 appearances.

    The reliever has had trouble stringing together extended stretches of effective pitching over the last month-plus, managing no more than three consecutive scoreless appearances. Gearrin does have a pair of holds over the aforementioned span, but his other previously cited metrics underscore the degree of his inconsistency. The 33-year-old right-hander is likely to have an opportunity to right the ship over the balance of the season, as manager Scott Servais has continued to afford him fairly regular work despite his recent struggles.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Slated to open Monday

    Gearrin will serve as the opener for Monday's game against the Astros, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

    Gearrin will likely pitch one or two innings before giving way to left-hander Wade LeBlanc, who is expected to cover the majority of innings Monday. In 26 appearances this season (all in relief), Gearrin owns a 3.22 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 27:13 K:BB in 22.1 innings.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Hitting stride in bullpen

    Gearrin has generated six consecutive scoreless appearances to open May and owns an 0-1 record, a 3.63 ERA, a 1.50 WHIP and six holds across 17.1 innings this season.

    The right-hander had his share of hiccups in April, a month in which he posted a 5.59 ERA by allowing at least one earned run in four of 11 appearances. However, he's mostly evened things out in the current month, lowering his ERA to 4.85 on the strength of his aforementioned string of scoreless efforts.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: In saves mix?

    Hunter Strickland is expected to receive an MRI after experiencing shoulder tightness Friday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports, and Gearrin is on the short list of possible replacements for the ninth inning.

    Anthony Swarzak (shoulder) and Shawn Armstrong (oblique) are hurt too, though Swarzak seems to be inching close to a return. If the M's need someone to step in for Strickland in the interim, it could very well be Gearrin, who split time between three clubs last year. He doesn't throw hard but can throw a pretty wicked slider. The right-hander has leaned on the breaking stuff more often early on this season, to impressive results in the small sample (one hit allowed, one walk, three strikeouts against 10 batters faced). Matt Festa and lefty Roenis Elias could also be in the mix.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Solid in relief during win

    Gearrin worked a scoreless seventh inning in a win over the Red Sox on Thursday, recording a strikeout.

    Gearrin has gotten his Mariners tenure off to an efficient start, with Thursday's effort the latest example. The veteran reliever needed a quick 13 pitches, nine of which he threw for strikes, to get through his one frame. Gearrin had also worked a scoreless, one-strikeout inning versus the Athletics on Opening Day in Japan on March 20 and should serve as a solid component of the middle-relief corps for manager Scott Servais in 2019.

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  • Mariners' Cory Gearrin: Heads to Seattle

    Gearrin (triceps) signed a one-year contract with the Mariners on Thursday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.

    Gearrin spent time in three organizations in 2018, producing a 3.77 ERA and a 53:21 K:BB across 57.1 innings. He's not a flashy pitcher as his modest strikeout numbers suggest, but he figures to be a staple of the Mariners' bullpen as a middle reliever throughout the season.

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  • Cory Gearrin: Becomes free agent

    Gearrin (triceps) wasn't tendered a contract for the 2019 season.

    Gearrin appeared in 62 games out of the bullpen for Oakland in 2018 prior to suffering a triceps injury that ended his season. He posted a 3.77 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 57.1 innings over that span.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 205 lbs
Birthplace: Chattanooga, TN
Age: 37
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: R, R