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Dustin McGowan | Relief Pitcher | #19

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (36) / 3/24/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2000 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / TOR
Contract: view contract details
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Marlins released RHP Dustin McGowan.
McGowan signed a minor league deal with the Marlins last month but never wound up pitching for them. He logged a 4.75 ERA over 63 relief outings in the majors last year. May 17 - 5:24 PM

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Marlins signed RHP Dustin McGowan to a minor league contract.

McGowan was released by the Rays in early March. The 36-year-old hurler has familiarity with the Marlins' organization, having pitched there each of the last two seasons. He'll function as additional bullpen depth.
Apr 6 - 9:54 PM

Rays released RHP Dustin McGowan.

McGowan, 35, signed a minor league deal in February, with an invitation to spring training. He posted a 4.75 ERA in 63 relief innings last season with the Marlins.
Mar 7 - 5:59 PM

Rays signed RHP Dustin McGowan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The 35-year-old spent last season with the Marlins, turning in a 4.75 ERA and an 8-2 record in 63 relief appearances. He struck out 64 batters in 77 2/3 innings. He registered a 2.82 ERA in 55 games in 2016.
Feb 9 - 8:05 PM

Dustin McGowan was credited with his seventh win in relief after pitching two hitless innings against the Nationals on Tuesday.

Good for Dustin; it's his second highest win total in a major league career that began 13 seasons ago in 2005. He has a 2.77 ERA in 55 1/3 innings this season. It's possible he'll be part of a waiver deal this month.
Tue, Aug 1, 2017 10:55:00 PM

Marlins signed RHP Dustin McGowan to a one-year, $1.75 million contract.

McGowan enjoyed a bounceback out of the Miami bullpen in 2016, registering a 2.82 ERA with 63 strikeouts across 67 innings. He'll operate in a setup or mid-relief role in 2017.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 03:38:00 PM

The Marlins are bringing back right-hander Dustin McGowan on a one-year deal, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.

This confirms a report from Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. No word yet on the terms involved. McGowan, who turns 35 in March, bounced back as a member of Miami's bullpen last season by putting up a 2.82 ERA and 63/33 K/BB ratio in 67 innings.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 03:00:00 PM

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that the Marlins are close to bringing back Dustin McGowan.

It's expected to be a major league deal. McGowan made the Marlins out of spring training last year and posted a 2.82 ERA and 63/33 K/BB ratio over 67 innings.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 11:05:00 AM

Marlins purchased the contract of RHP Dustin McGowan from Triple-A New Orleans.

McGowan will rejoin the Marlins' bullpen on Wednesday night. He was designated for assignment in mid-April after allowing two earned runs over 5 1/3 innings.
Wed, May 11, 2016 02:40:00 PM

Marlins sent RHP Dustin McGowan outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

McGowan was designated for assignment last weekend after giving up two runs over his first 5 1/3 innings out of the Marlins' bullpen. He holds a 4.67 career ERA.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 09:55:00 AM

Marlins designated RHP Dustin McGowan for assignment.

McGowan allowed two runs with a 2/2 K/BB ratio over 5 1/3 innings out of the Marlins' bullpen. Kyle Barraclough is taking his spot.
Sun, Apr 17, 2016 09:37:00 AM

Marlins purchased the contract of RHP Dustin McGowan from Triple-A New Orleans.

McGowan was awful for the Phillies last season but has made the Marlins' Opening Day roster. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 10:39:00 AM

Marlins signed RHP Dustin McGowan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

McGowan registered an ugly 6.94 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, and 21/20 K/BB ratio in 23 1/3 innings this summer for the Phillies. The oft-injured right-hander probably won't crack the Marlins' Opening Day bullpen next spring.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 09:35:00 AM

Phillies sent RHP Dustin McGowan outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

It's the second time since last month that he's been outrighted, so he can declare free agency if he wants. McGowan has posted a 6.94 ERA and 2.10 WHIP in 23 1/3 innings this season for the Phillies.
Sun, Jun 21, 2015 08:32:00 AM

Phillies designated RHP Dustin McGowan for assignment.

McGowan has posted a rough 6.94 ERA and 2.10 WHIP in 23 1/3 innings this season for Philadelphia. He was outrighted off the Phillies' 40-man roster in May after passing through waivers unclaimed and probably won't draw interest from other teams this time around either.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 10:23:00 AM

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1B1Justin Bour
2Garrett Cooper
2B1Starlin Castro
SS1Miguel Rojas
2Yadiel Rivera
3B1Martin Prado
2Brian Anderson
LF1Derek Dietrich
CF1Lewis Brinson
RF1Cameron Maybin
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S1Dan Straily
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R1Brad Ziegler
2Kyle Barraclough
3Drew Steckenrider
4Tayron Guerrero
5Nick Wittgren
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Chris O'Grady
8Brett Graves
9Jarlin Garcia
10Adam Conley
11Dillon Peters