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Shawn Camp | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (38) / 11/18/1975
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: George Mason
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Phillies recalled RHP Shawn Camp from Triple-A Lehigh Valley
Camp takes the spot of Jonathan Pettibone on the active roster, who was demoted to Triple-A after a lousy start against the Rockies on Friday. The 38-year-old Camp appeared in five games in at Lehigh Valley, posting a 3.00 ERA, 2.00 WHIP and 4/3 K/BB ratio in six innings. He'll work in middle relief. Apr 19 - 12:12 AM

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Phillies reassigned RHP Shawn Camp to minor league camp.

Camp, a non-roster invitee this spring, allowed just one run with a 7/0 K/BB ratio over 8 1/3 innings during Grapefruit League action. However, it wasn't enough for him to win a bullpen spot.
Mar 29 - 11:54 AM

Phillies signed RHP Shawn Camp to a minor league contract.

The deal presumably includes a spring training invite. Camp, who turns 38 next week, owns a 4.40 ERA over 10 seasons in the majors and appeared in 26 games with the Cubs this past season. He'll compete for a bullpen spot.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 01:26:00 PM

Diamondbacks signed RHP Shawn Camp to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Reno.

Camp was released by the Cubs last week after posting a 7.04 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 23 innings this season. He pitched pretty well last year, though, and could join the D'Backs bullpen before long.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 09:14:00 PM

Cubs released RHP Shawn Camp.

Camp was designated for assignment by the Cubs last week after posting a 7.04 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 23 innings this season. It shouldn't take long for him to find a new home.
Tue, Jul 9, 2013 01:12:00 PM

Cubs designated RHP Shawn Camp for assignment.

Camp pitched well for the Cubs last season and entered this year as a setup man. He pitched terribly, though, perhaps in part because of his overuse last season, posting a 7.04 ERA over 26 appearances. Someone will take a shot on him as a middle reliever if he refuses an assignment to Triple-A.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 06:19:00 PM

Cubs activated RHP Shawn Camp from the 15-day disabled list.

Camp missed just over three weeks while recovering from a toe injury. He returns to a 7.56 ERA and 12/6 K/BB ratio over 17 innings this season.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 10:23:00 AM

Shawn Camp (toe) will begin a rehab assignment on Tuesday.

Camp will throw one inning on Tuesday and again on Friday before being re-evaluated. He should be activated over the weekend as long as he doesn't have a setback.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 08:54:00 PM

Shawn Camp (toe) will throw a bullpen session on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Camp has been out for a couple weeks with a sprained right big toe. He should be ready for activation soon as long as he avoids a setback.
Sun, Jun 2, 2013 12:04:00 PM

Cubs placed RHP Shawn Camp on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right big toe.

Rafael Dolis has been called up to replace him in the bullpen. Camp owns an ugly 7.56 ERA and 12/6 K/BB ratio across 16 2/3 innings of work this season.
Wed, May 22, 2013 03:40:00 PM

Shawn Camp took a blown save in the ninth and a loss in the 10th Sunday against the Giants.

Camp got the first two outs in a one-run game in the ninth, then gave up a homer to Hunter Pence. The Cubs sent him back out for the 10th anyway, and he surrendered three more runs to take the loss. The ugly outing could put him behind James Russell in line for save chances.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 06:36:00 PM

Cubs re-signed RHP Shawn Camp to a one-year, $1.35 million contract.

He'll have a chance to earn an addition $200,000 through incentives. Camp pitched pretty well in a setup role for the Cubbies in 2012, posting a 3.59 ERA and 1.29 WHIP over 80 games. He'll be used in the same role in 2013.
Mon, Nov 19, 2012 11:03:00 AM

Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Cubs are "making a big push" to retain Shawn Camp.

Camp is the team's lone free agent. The veteran right-hander posted a 3.59 ERA and 1.29 WHIP over 80 games for the Cubbies this season. He'll likely receive a modest one-year deal.
Thu, Nov 8, 2012 10:12:00 PM

The Cubs are interested in bringing back right-hander Shawn Camp.

Camp is the only free agent on the Cubs' roster and is expected to be re-signed after leading their bullpen in appearances last season. "We’re going to talk to him about a possible return," president Theo Epstein said. "I thought he did a real nice job for us and he’s a great guy to have around."
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 02:10:00 PM

Shawn Camp allowed hits to all seven Pirates he faced and was charged with five runs in Wednesday's game.

Yikes. Camp had a 2.70 ERA in 52 appearances going into the day, but it's all of the way up to 3.54 now. He had allowed a total of two runs in his last 20 appearances.
Wed, Aug 1, 2012 06:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Wil Nieves
1B1Ryan Howard
2John Mayberry
3Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Freddy Galvis
SS1Jimmy Rollins
2Jayson Nix
3B1Cody Asche
LF1Domonic Brown
CF1Ben Revere
2Tony Gwynn Jr.
RF1Marlon Byrd
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cliff Lee
2Cole Hamels
3A.J. Burnett
4Kyle Kendrick
5Roberto Hernandez
6Jonathan Pettibone
7Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Mike Adams
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jake Diekman
5Ethan Martin
6B.J. Rosenberg
7Mario Hollands
8Jeff Manship