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Royce Ring | Relief Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (34) / 12/21/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Royce Ring has signed with the independent league Long Island Ducks.
Ring hasn't appeared in a major league game since the 2010 season but pitched well in limited duty last year in the minors with the Rockies. Obviously, the 32-year-old isn't close to putting on a big league uniform again. Fri, May 24, 2013 04:00:00 PM

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Rockies signed LHP Royce Ring to a minor league contract.

Ring hasn't appeared in a major league game since the 2010 season, when he allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 innings of relief with the Yankees. He will serve as organizational relief depth in 2012 for the Rockies.
Mon, Mar 5, 2012 02:09:00 PM

Red Sox signed LHP Royce Ring to a minor league contract.

Ring suffered the loss in his first appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday night. The 30-year-old southpaw exercised the opt-out clause in his contract with the Mariners earlier this month after posting a 6.08 ERA and 33/11 K/BB ratio over 27 appearances with Triple-A Tacoma.
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 11:36:00 PM

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees are looking for left-handed relief help, but are not interested in LHP Royce Ring.

Ring was cut two days ago by the Mariners organization after posting 33 strikeouts over 23 2/3 innings with Triple-A Tacoma. He had a cup off coffee with the Yanks in 2010, but will need to find another organization to sign with if he wants another shot at the big leagues.
Sun, Jul 3, 2011 04:12:00 PM

Mariners released LHP Royce Ring.

Ring, who signed a minor league deal with the Mariners in December, had an ugly 6.08 ERA over 27 appearances with Triple-A Tacoma. On the bright side, the 30-year-old southpaw had 33 strikeouts over 23 2/3 innings and was holding left-handed batters to a .218 batting average. He'll pop up in another organization before long.
Fri, Jul 1, 2011 10:19:00 PM

Mariners signed LHP Royce Ring to a minor league contract.

Ring's deal comes with an invitation to spring training, where the lefty will attempt to win a spot in Seattle's Opening Day bullpen. He allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 frames with the Yankees in 2010.
Tue, Dec 14, 2010 02:45:00 PM

Royce Ring has elected to become a free agent.

The left-handed reliever was outrighted by the Yankees earlier this week and will be on the hunt for a big-league bullpen opening. Ring, 29, allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 major league innings this year.
Fri, Nov 5, 2010 01:47:00 PM

Yankees sent LHP Royce Ring outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Ring made it to the big leagues as a September call-up this season but allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 total major league frames. He could fight for a spot in the back end of the Yanks' bullpen next spring.
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 02:59:00 PM

Yankees recalled LHP Royce Ring from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Ring nearly earned a spot on the Yanks' Opening Day roster this spring with a solid 2.25 ERA over nine Grapefruit League appearances. Instead he was optioned to Triple-A, where he turned in a 1.93 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 39/11 K/BB ratio over 42 innings of relief.
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 04:09:00 PM

Yankees optioned LHP Royce Ring to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Ring inked a minor league contract with the Yankees this winter and posted an impressive 2.25 ERA in nine appearances this spring. He will be recalled if there's an injury to one of the Yanks' current relievers.
Fri, Apr 2, 2010 04:29:00 PM

Yankees signed LHP Royce Ring to a minor league contract.

Ring somehow convinced the Cardinals to hand him a major league contract last offseason. He didn't last through spring training and spent the year posting a 3.04 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in 47 1/3 innings of relief at Triple-A Memphis. It's doubtful he sees much time with the Yankees in 2010.
Tue, Jan 12, 2010 10:08:00 AM

Cardinals sent LHP Royce Ring outright to Triple-A Memphis.

Ring, the surprise recepient of a major league contract in the offseason, was doomed from the moment the Cards signed Dennys Reyes, not that he helped himself by giving up seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings. He'll accept the assignment and pitch out of the pen for Memphis.
Fri, Mar 27, 2009 10:49:00 PM

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with left-handed reliever Royce Ring.

Ring will earn $475,000 in '09. The lefty specialist posted an 8.46 ERA in 22 1/3 innings last season before being demoted to Triple-A. He has never pitched more than 25 major league innings in a season.
Tue, Jan 6, 2009 08:48:00 AM

Braves designated LHP Royce Ring for assignment.

Ring has completely fallen apart since the beginning of July. He had a 3.38 ERA entering the month, but has since given up 15 runs in 6 1/3 innings. Lefties are still hitting just .264 off him, so he could get a look as a specialist.
Sat, Aug 2, 2008 04:53:00 PM

Braves recalled LHP Royce Ring from Triple-A Richmond.

Ring had a 3.60 ERA in 15 innings for the Padres before being acquired at the deadline. The Braves can try him as a specialist.
Sat, Sep 1, 2007 02:28:00 PM

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2Michael McKenry
3Audry Perez
1B1Justin Morneau
2Ben Paulsen
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
3Charlie Culberson
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Cristhian Adames
3Rafael Ynoa
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Drew Stubbs
3Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Jordan Lyles
3Christian Bergman
4Tyler Matzek
5Yohan Flande
6Eddie Butler
7Jhoulys Chacin
8Tyler Chatwood
9Tyler Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1LaTroy Hawkins
2Rex Brothers
3Adam Ottavino
4Boone Logan
5Tommy Kahnle
6Nick Masset
7Brooks Brown
8Franklin Morales
9Christian Friedrich
10Jairo Diaz
11Buddy Boshers