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Mark Hendrickson | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (40) / 6/23/1974
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 240
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Washington State
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Mark Hendrickson has retired from baseball.
Hendrickson was released by the Orioles in mid-March and apparently didn't find much interest on the open market (or didn't want to purse any of the other opportunities presented to him). The 40-year-old left-hander spent the 2014 season with the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League. Mar 31 - 4:59 PM

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Orioles released LHP Mark Hendrickson.

Hendrickson hasn't appeared in a major league game since the 2011 season and spent 2014 with the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League. The 40-year-old may struggle to latch on with a new club.
Mar 16 - 12:48 PM

Orioles signed LHP Mark Hendrickson to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to spring training for the 40-year-old southpaw. He hasn't appeared in the big leagues since the 2011 season and pitched for the York Revolution in the Independent Atlantic League last season. He'll compete for a spot in the O's bullpen.
Jan 31 - 1:54 PM

Mark Hendrickson is at Orioles minicamp for a tryout.

Hendrickson hasn't appeared in the major leagues since 2011, when he posted a 5.73 ERA in 11 innings for Baltimore. The 40-year-old left-hander also tried out for the Orioles last June and nothing came of it.
Jan 12 - 1:27 PM

Mark Hendrickson threw for the Orioles on Tuesday.

Hendrickson is currently pitching for the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League, but he's hoping to land a minor league deal. The 40-year-old southpaw hasn't pitched in the majors since 2011.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 03:37:00 PM

Mark Hendrickson has signed with the York Revolution of the independent Atlantic League.

Hendrickson, 39, converted to a sidearmer last year and posted a 3.06 ERA and 37/17 K/BB ratio over 67 2/3 innings with the Orioles' Triple-A affiliate. While he failed to attract interest from MLB teams this winter, he's still trying to keep his career alive.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Orioles reassigned LHP Mark Hendrickson to Triple-A Norfolk.

Hendrickson was a longshot to make the Orioles' Opening Day bullpen. He'll represent organizational depth in 2013.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 03:15:00 PM

Orioles signed LHP Mark Hendrickson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The deal was agreed to late last week then finalized on Monday morning. Hendrickson did not pitch professionally in 2012 and will have to shine this spring in Orioles camp to land a spot in the Opening Day 'pen.
Mon, Feb 4, 2013 12:11:00 PM

The Orioles expect to announce the signing of left-hander Mark Hendrickson by early next week.

Hendrickson was out of baseball last season and hasn't pitched in the majors since 2011. The 38-year-old has switched to a sidearm delivery in an effort to rejuvenate his career and will look to win a bullpen spot with the Orioles in spring training.
Source: MASN.com
Sat, Feb 2, 2013 03:12:00 PM

Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles plan to offer a minor league contract to left-hander Mark Hendrickson.

The deal will include a spring training invite. Hendrickson, who last pitched in the big leagues in 2011, threw bullpen sessions for the Orioles last week. The 38-year-old left-hander has switched to a sidearm delivery in an effort to rejuvenate his career.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 02:32:00 PM

Mark Hendrickson threw pitches at Orioles minicamp on Wednesday.

Dan Conolly of the Baltimore Sun was told that the free agent lefty "looked good" on the mound. Hendrickson will throw again on Friday before the O's decide whether to offer him a contract. He sat out the entire 2012 season.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 04:37:00 PM

Mark Hendrickson will work out for the Orioles at the team's mini-camp next week.

Hendrickson was out of baseball last season, and hasn't pitched in majors since appearing in eight games with the Orioles in 2011. The 38-year-old will be considered for a spring training invite if he shows anything in camp, but is doubtful to win a bullpen spot at this stage of his career.
Sat, Jan 12, 2013 12:52:00 PM

Orioles released LHP Mark Hendrickson.

Hendrickson was designated for assignment last week. The 37-year-old left-hander allowed six earned runs on 13 hits over 10 innings with the O's this season.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 09:41:00 AM

Orioles designated LHP Mark Hendrickson for assignment.

Hendrickson was given the boot as the Orioles did a little housecleaning on their 40-man roster. The 37-year-old left-hander has allowed six earned runs on 13 hits over 10 innings for the Orioles this season.
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 11:16:00 PM

Orioles designated LHP Mark Hendrickson for assignment.

Hendrickson spent two days with the O's and made just one relief appearance. The 37-year-old should pass through optional waivers without an issue and remain on the 40-man roster.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 01:20:00 PM

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