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Justin Berg | Relief Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilin Rosario
2Michael McKenry
3Jackson Williams
1B1Justin Morneau
2Ben Paulsen
3Matt McBride
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Charlie Culberson
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Josh Rutledge
3Rafael Ynoa
4Cristhian Adames
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Drew Stubbs
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Charlie Blackmon
2Michael Cuddyer
3Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Jordan Lyles
3Christian Bergman
4Tyler Matzek
5Yohan Flande
6Eddie Butler
7Jhoulys Chacin
8Brett Anderson
9Tyler Chatwood
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1LaTroy Hawkins
2Rex Brothers
3Adam Ottavino
4Matt Belisle
5Boone Logan
6Brooks Brown
7Nick Masset
8Juan Nicasio
9Christian Friedrich
10Rob Scahill
11Franklin Morales