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Jesse English | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/13/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Indians signed LHP Jesse English to a minor league contract.
English became a minor league free agent in November but took a while to draw offers because he is still in recovery mode from elbow surgery. The Tribe will use him as organizational depth once his health returns. Thu, Mar 24, 2011 07:41:00 PM

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Nationals sent LHP Jesse English outright to Triple-A Syracuse.

English, who had season-ending elbow surgery to repair bone chips in July, will become a minor league free agent later Saturday. It's not clear if the Nationals will attempt to retain him.
Sat, Nov 6, 2010 11:06:00 AM

Jesse English will undergo season-ending elbow surgery on Wednesday.

The surgery will repair bone chips in his left elbow. The 25-year-old southpaw posted a 3.86 ERA over seven appearances with the Nats in April and leaves behind a 5.03 ERA in 16 games with Triple-A Syracuse.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 10:51:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Jesse English to Triple-A Syracuse.

English was cleared to make room for Roger Bernadina on the 25-man roster. The 25-year-old lefty had a 3.86 ERA over seven relief appearances this season.
Tue, Apr 27, 2010 11:40:00 PM

Nationals claimed LHP Jesse English off waivers from the Giants.

English was designated for assignment by San Francisco last week after posting a 7-7 record and 4.20 ERA at Double-A Connecticut. The 24-year-old may need to move to the bullpen in order to crack the major leagues.
Thu, Sep 10, 2009 07:05:00 PM

Giants designated LHP Jesse English for assignment.

English was 7-7 with a 4.20 ERA at Double-A Connecticut. The 24-year-old's 40-man roster spot became expandable when the Giants purchased the contracts of two prospects today, including Buster Posey.
Wed, Sep 2, 2009 09:08:00 PM

Jesse English struck out nine in three hitless innings of relief for short-season Single-A Salem-Keiser on Saturday.

English looked like one of the Giants' better prospects for a time after being drafted out of high school in 2002, but he's battled arm problems through the years and is at a lower level of the minors now than he was as a 19-year-old in 2004. Still, he does have to be taken seriously again with a 41/4 K/BB ratio and a .157 average against in 23 2/3 innings as a reliever for the Volcanoes. He might have a future.
Sun, Jul 29, 2007 02:36:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Nick Swisher
2B1Jason Kipnis
2Mike Aviles
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
3B1Carlos Santana
2Lonnie Chisenhall
LF1Michael Brantley
2Chris Dickerson
CF1Michael Bourn
2Nyjer Morgan
RF1David Murphy
DH1Ryan Raburn
2Jason Giambi
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Masterson
2Corey Kluber
3Josh Tomlin
4Trevor Bauer
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3John Axford
4Marc Rzepczynski
5Carlos Carrasco
6Scott Atchison
7Kyle Crockett
8Vinnie Pestano
9Nick Hagadone
10Austin Adams