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Justin Berg | Relief Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/7/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rockies signed RHP Justin Berg to a minor league contract.
Berg had a 6.68 ERA in 31 innings of relief this past season in the Cubs' system. It would be a surprise to see him get a chance next year in the Rockies' bullpen. Thu, Dec 6, 2012 11:17:00 AM

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

Berg was designated for assignment by the Cubs last week. The 27-year-old right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery last month and will miss the entire 2012 season.
Wed, Oct 5, 2011 04:24:00 PM

Cubs designated RHP Justin Berg for assignment.

Berg underwent Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery earlier this month and will miss all of 2012. The 27-year-old pitched only 12 big league innings this season.
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 05:03:00 PM

Justin Berg will undergo Tommy John surgery Friday.

Berg, 27, appeared in eight games with the Cubs earlier this season, posting a 3.75 ERA and 6/6 K/BB ratio over 12 innings. He will likely be sidelined until late-2012 or 2013.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 02:52:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Justin Berg to Triple-A Iowa.

Berg has already been up-and-down several times this season and will continue racking up airline mileage as 2011 clicks forward. He has a 3.75 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in 12 innings of major league relief this year.
Thu, May 26, 2011 06:49:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

The 26-year-old right-hander posted a 4.09 ERA and 6/3 K/BB ratio over 11 innings in a previous stint with the Cubs this season. Berg will pitch in the middle innings.
Sun, May 22, 2011 05:03:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Justin Berg to Triple-A Iowa.

Berg was cleared to make room for Doug Davis on the active roster. The 26-year-old right-hander posted a 4.09 ERA and 6/3 K/BB ratio over 11 innings after being called up from the minors in late-April.
Sat, May 14, 2011 04:05:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

The Cubbies need bullpen reinforcements after Casey Coleman failed to get through three innings Friday. Berg will pitch in the middle innings.
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 10:15:00 AM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

Berg has a bloated 5.77 ERA to go along with a lousy 11/18 K/BB ratio over 35 relief appearances this season. We're not expecting much this time.
Tue, Sep 7, 2010 04:57:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Justin Berg to Triple-A Iowa.

Berg was swapped out for rookie left-hander Scott Maine. The 26-year-old right-hander has a 5.77 ERA in 35 relief appearances with the Cubs this season. He'll likely be back in September.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 04:51:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

Berg opened the season in the Cubs' bullpen, but threw up a 6.43 ERA in 14 appearances and was sent packing in late May. He has worked some things out down at Triple-A, but he remains nothing more than a mop-up man.
Mon, Jul 5, 2010 01:58:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Justin Berg to Triple-A Iowa.

This is overdue. Berg not only had a 6.43 ERA in 14 appearances, but he had struck out just three and walked 10 in his 14 innings.
Fri, May 21, 2010 04:49:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

Berg, 25, tossed two scoreless innings against the Phillies back on August 13. He was 6-2 with a 2.43 ERA and 1.26 WHIP in 37 games with Triple-A Iowa. He should slide into a middle relief role in skipper Lou Pinella's pen.
Tue, Sep 1, 2009 04:24:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Justin Berg to Triple-A Iowa.

Berg allowed two hits in two innings of relief with the Cubs and is likely to rejoin the team on September 1, when rosters expand. He's 6-1 with a 2.33 ERA in 46 innings out of Iowa's bullpen.
Mon, Aug 17, 2009 05:41:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.

Berg, 25, did not make an appearance during a three-day stay in the majors in late July. He's 6-1 with a 2.33 ERA in 46 innings out of Iowa's bullpen.
Thu, Aug 13, 2009 12:42:00 PM