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Justin Germano | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/6/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Justin Germano has accepted his assignment to Triple-A.
Germano had the option of electing free agency, but he will remain within the Rangers' organization instead. He was removed from Texas' 40-man roster last week after surrendering seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. May 19 - 12:13 PM

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Rangers sent RHP Justin Germano outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

The veteran right-hander now has 72 hours to accept the assignment or refuse and become a free agent. If he accepts, he'll continue to function as organizational bullpen depth for the Rangers.
May 17 - 11:12 AM

Rangers designated RHP Justin Germano for assignment.

Unfortunately for him, Germano threw 81 pitches on Tuesday, meaning he wasn't going to be available for a few days. As a result, he's getting swapped out for a fresh arm.
May 14 - 4:11 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Justin Germano from Triple-A Round Rock.

The move gives the Rangers a fresh arm for their bullpen. Germano had a 3.41 ERA and 23/5 K/BB ratio in 37 innings over six starts in Triple-A, but owns a 5.29 ERA in the majors. He can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
May 8 - 4:54 PM

Justin Germano tossed three scoreless innings in relief on Wednesday against the Rockies.

Germano will serve as organizational depth for the Rangers. Outings like Wednesday's, in which he allowed three hits and struck out three, may help give him a leg up if the Rangers need a substitute during the season.
Mar 5 - 6:16 PM

Rangers signed RHP Justin Germano to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The 31-year-old right-hander appeared in just one game for the Blue Jays this past season. He'll head south to act as organizational depth for a new club.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 02:53:00 PM

Justin Germano has elected free agency.

The 31-year-old right-hander appeared in just one game for the Blue Jays in 2013, allowing a pair of runs on six hits over two disappointing innings. He'll look to latch on elsewhere this offseason.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 06:55:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Justin Germano outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Germano was designated for assignment to clear a roster spot for Rickey Romero and didn't draw any interest on waivers. He'll return to a 6.64 ERA in four starts with Toronto's Triple-A affiliate.
Sat, May 4, 2013 02:02:00 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Justin Germano for assignment.

Friday's starter, Ricky Romero, will be added to the roster before the game to take Germano's spot. The righty allowed two runs in two innings of work for the Jays.
Thu, May 2, 2013 10:48:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Justin Germano from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Germano has a 6.64 ERA in four starts with Toronto's Triple-A affiliate, so it's not a deserved promotion. The 30-year-old right-hander will serve as bullpen depth.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 01:48:00 PM

Blue Jays reassigned RHP Justin Germano to minor league camp.

Germano signed a minor league contract with the Jays in November. He will act as organizational pitching depth.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 04:25:00 PM

Blue Jays signed RHP Justin Germano to a minor league contract.

He receives an invitation to spring training. Germano posted a 6.20 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in 69 2/3 innings for the Cubs this season.
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 10:13:00 AM

Justin Germano has elected free agency.

Germano was outrighted off the Cubs' 40-man roster late last week. The 30-year-old right-hander owns an ugly 5.27 ERA in the big leagues and will look to get a spring training invite somewhere.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 02:26:00 PM

Cubs sent RHP Justin Germano outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Germano, 32, is strictly organizational depth. He was acquired from the Red Sox for cash considerations earlier this season. Right-hander Blake Parker (elbow) has also been removed from the 40-man roster.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 04:49:00 PM

Justin Germano was hammered for seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings Saturday in a loss to the Diamondbacks.

Germano admitted after the game that he has simply run of out of steam. The 30-year-old right-hander will finish up with a 6.20 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in 69 2/3 innings.
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 11:43:00 PM

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