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Joe Beimel | Relief Pitcher | #97

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/19/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Duquesne
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 18 (0) / PIT
Contract: view contract details

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Mariners activated LHP Joe Beimel from the 15-day disabled list.
Beimel has missed the last couple weeks with a shoulder injury. He returns to a 4.78 ERA over 42 appearances this season. Fri, Sep 4, 2015 05:54:00 PM

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Joe Beimel (shoulder) will make a rehab appearance with Triple-A Tacoma early next week.

Beimel has been playing catch and will throw a bullpen session on Friday. He's on track to be activated when first eligible on September 4.
Wed, Aug 26, 2015 02:45:00 PM

Joe Beimel (shoulder) is expected back from the disabled list when first eligible on September 4.

Beimel was placed on the DL last Friday with an injury to his pitching shoulder, but he's already playing catch and will need only two weeks of down time. The veteran reliever holds a 4.78 ERA over 42 appearances this season.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 06:07:00 PM

Mariners placed LHP Joe Beimel on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 20, with posterior inflammation in his left shoulder.

Beimel admitted after giving up back-to-back-back home runs in his last appearance Wednesday that he was hurting. It appears that he doesn't have any structural damage, but it's not known how long he'll be sidelined.
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 05:31:00 PM

Joe Beimel acknowledged after Wednesday's loss to the Rangers that he's been experiencing arm discomfort.

Beimel gave up back-to-back-back home runs in the seventh inning while recording just one out. He said after the game that he was feeling a "grabbing" sensation on some of his throws. The lefty will probably be shut down.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 05:16:00 PM

Joe Beimel was shelled in Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Rangers, allowing three home runs in the seventh inning while recording just one out.

Beimel replaced starter Mike Montgomery to open the seventh, which then unfolded as follows: Shin-Soo Choo hit-by-pitch, line out, two-run homer by Mitch Moreland, solo home run by Mike Napoli, solo home run by Elvis Andrus. Exit stage left. Beimel now holds a 4.78 ERA, but this back-to-back-to-back home run spree will likely be what he's remembered for when the season ends.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 05:03:00 PM

Mariners activated LHP Joe Beimel from the restricted list.

Beimel was away for a day in order to attend his son’s graduation from high school. He takes Lucas Luetge's spot on the roster.
Sun, May 31, 2015 10:38:00 AM

Mariners placed LHP Joe Beimel on the restricted list.

He will be away from the team for a day or two to attend his son's high school graduation. Lucas Luetge has been recalled to take his place in the bullpen.
Fri, May 29, 2015 06:26:00 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of LHP Joe Beimel from Triple-A Tacoma.

He was summoned after allowing just one baserunner and striking out five over 3 2/3 frames at Tacoma. Beimel will be used in a lefty specialist role.
Mon, May 4, 2015 06:29:00 PM

Mariners signed LHP Joe Beimel to a minor league contract.

Beimel had a 2.20 ERA over 56 appearances with the Mariners last season but was released by the Rangers last week after allowing 14 runs -- 11 earned -- over three spring innings. Slated to turn 38 later this month, Beimel should eventually find himself on the major league roster if he gets off to a good start at Triple-A.
Thu, Apr 2, 2015 07:30:00 PM

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York hears that the Mets are unlikely to pursue reliever Joe Beimel.

Beimel was given his release by the Rangers on Monday after an awful spring and the Mets have a lot of uncertainty with left-handed relievers in camp, but apparently they are content looking at other options. The 37-year-old southpaw had a 2.20 ERA and 25/14 K/BB ratio in45 innings across 56 appearances with the Mariners last season.
Tue, Mar 24, 2015 10:25:00 AM

Rangers released LHP Joe Beimel.

The Rangers signed Beimel to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, but it wasn't guaranteed and he pitched himself out of a job this month. The 37-year-old had a 2.20 ERA over 56 appearances with the Mariners last season and shouldn't need much time to find another opportunity.
Mon, Mar 23, 2015 05:54:00 PM

Rangers signed LHP Joe Beimel to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

It's a major league deal, but Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News notes that it's not guaranteed. He can earn more through incentives. After not appearing the majors for two seasons, Beimel posted a 2.20 ERA over 56 appearances in 2014 for the Mariners (though he struck out only 25 across 45 innings). It's a solid late signing by the Rangers, as they needed left-handed relief help.
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 01:46:00 PM

In an interview with 710ESPN Seattle, Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik admitted talking to free agent southpaw Joe Beimel, but the two sides were unable to reach an agreement.

The 37-year-old hurler remains one of the top left-handed bullpen arms remaining on the market after compiling a 2.20 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 45 innings with the Mariners in 2014. Time is running out, but he should still be able to secure a major league deal before the start of spring training.
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 12:14:00 AM

Chris Cotillo of reports that the market on Joe Beimel is "thawing."

He adds that three teams are currently interested in the lefty, "with more likely to jump in." The Mariners are known to be interest in bringing Beimel back, but it sounds like they could face some competition. Beimel held a 2.20 ERA in 45 innings for Seattle last season.
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 05:07:00 PM

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