Gonzalez Germen

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Gonzalez Germen
Gonzalez Germen on September 29, 2013.jpg
Germen with the New York Mets
Colorado Rockies – No. 62
Pitcher
Born: (1987-09-23) September 23, 1987 (age 31)
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 12, 2013, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record 1–2
Earned run average 4.35
Strikeouts 97
Teams

Gonzalez Germán Germen Figao (born September 23, 1987) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs.

Career

New York Mets

Germen started the 2013 season with the Las Vegas 51s of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League. He made his major league debut with the Mets on July 12, 2013, in an extra inning game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He received the loss.[1]

Germen recorded his first major league save on August 16, 2013 against the San Diego Padres, pitching two innings.[2] Germen ended the 2013 season with a 3.93 earned run average in 34 13 innings pitched.[3] Germen also compiled 33 strikeouts, 1 save, and a 1.40 WHIP.[4]

Germen was designated for assignment by the Mets on December 15, 2014.[5]

Chicago Cubs

The Mets traded Germen to the New York Yankees on December 19.[6] He was designated for assignment on January 13, 2015.[7] The Yankees then traded him to the Texas Rangers on January 20, 2015, in exchange for cash considerations.[8] The Rangers then also designated him for assignment, one day later.[9]

Germen was subsequently claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs on January 23.[10] They designated him for assignment on February 4 to make room for Drake Britton.[11] The Cubs promoted Germen to the major leagues on April 19.[12]

Colorado Rockies

Germen was claimed off waivers by the Colorado Rockies on July 7, 2015.

References

  1. Rubin, Adam (July 13, 2013). "Germen suffers defeat in MLB debut". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 2, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Castillo, Jorge (August 16, 2013). "Mets' Gonzalez Germen emerges as effective option out of the bullpen". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved April 18, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Iseman, Chris (September 30, 2013). "Mets general manager Sandy Alderson targets bullpen depth for 2014". MLB.com. Retrieved October 2, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Philips, Mike (October 29, 2013). "Mets 101 Player Review: Gonzalez Germen". Sports Media 101. Retrieved April 18, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Mets officially sign John Mayberry Jr., designate reliever Gonzalez Germen for assignment". NJ.com. Retrieved December 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Yankees get reliever Gonzalez Germen from Mets". Washington Post. Retrieved December 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Yankees acquire right-hander Chris Martin from Rockies". ESPN.com. Associated Press. January 13, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Hurcomb, Michael (January 20, 2015). "Rangers acquire reliever Germen Gonzalez in trade with Yankees". CBS News.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Todd, Jeff (January 21, 2015). "Rangers Acquire Carlos Corporan, Designate Gonzalez Germen". MLB trade rumors. Retrieved January 21, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. Todd, Jeff (January 23, 2015). "Cubs Claim Gonzalez Germen From Rangers". mlbtradrumors. Retrieved January 23, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. Chicago Tribune (February 4, 2015). "Cubs claim pitcher Drake Britton off waivers". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved April 23, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "Cubs call up Gonzalez Germen, option Matt Szczur to Triple-A". CSN Chicago. Retrieved April 23, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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