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Yovani Gallardo | Starting Pitcher | #49

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (0) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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Brewers signed RHP Yovani Gallardo to a one-year, $2 million contract.
The deal includes another $2 million in performance-based incentives, per Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. Gallardo, who began his career with the Brewers as a second-round pick in 2004, put up an ugly 5.72 ERA and 1.52 WHIP over 22 starts and six relief appearances with the Mariners in 2017. Brewers general manager David Stearns said in a statement announcing the agreement that the 31-year-old right-hander "will compete for a spot in our rotation or bullpen." Thu, Dec 21, 2017 12:39:00 PM

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The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports the Brewers and free agent starter Yovani Gallardo are in agreement on a deal.

Gallardo was the Brewers' second-round pick in 2004 and had some really strong years at the top of Milwaukee's rotation. Things have gone less well in recent years, as the 31-year-old has bounced around American League clubs with little success. This past season, he posted a 5.72 ERA in 130 2/3 innings for the Mariners before the team declined his option last month. No terms of the deal were immediately available.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 05:53:00 PM

Mariners declined RHP Yovani Gallardo's $13 million club option for 2018.

An easy call for the Mariners after Gallardo pitched to a 5.72 ERA and 1.52 WHIP over 22 starts and six relief appearances in 2017. The 31-year-old right-hander is now a free agent.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 02:20:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo has been moved to the bullpen.

Gallardo owns a poor 5.79 ERA and 1.52 WHIP in 126 innings this season with Seattle. Andrew Moore will pitch Wednesday versus the Astros and Mike Leake will make his second start for the Mariners on Friday against the Angels.
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 06:41:00 PM

The Mariners are considering removing Yovani Gallardo from their rotation.

It speaks as to how poorly Gallardo has pitched that a team as riddled with injuries in their rotation is considering a change. Marco Gonzales pitched well in relief of Gallardo on Saturday and it looks like he'll probably take his rotation spot for the upcoming week.
Sun, Sep 3, 2017 02:43:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo was pulled after giving up two runs in three innings Saturday against the A's.

The runs came on solo homers from Bruce Maxwell and Khris Davis. Gallardo has had just one quality start since re-entering the rotation in late July. This would seem to be a good time for the Mariners to banish him back to middle relief.
Sun, Sep 3, 2017 01:12:00 AM

Yovani Gallardo struggled in Saturday's loss to the Yankees, allowing four runs on four hits over his 5 2/3 innings of work.

The veteran right-hander also issued five walks on the afternoon while striking out four. The big blow against him, and in the ballgame, came on a three-run homer off the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury in the fourth inning. Gallardo will look to improve upon a troublesome 5.78 ERA and 1.50 WHIP when he takes on the Athletics on Friday.
Sat, Aug 26, 2017 04:44:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo surrendered three earned runs over 6 1/3 innings Sunday as the Mariners fell to the Rays.

Gallardo struck out six batters, but he issued three walks and gave up five hits -- including a solo homer to Kevin Kiermaier in the bottom of the first inning and a two-run shot to Adeiny Hechavarria in the bottom of the seventh. Gallardo is 5-9 on the season with a 5.75 ERA.
Sun, Aug 20, 2017 03:58:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo was lit up for eight runs in four-plus innings by the Orioles on Monday.

Gallardo's previous four starts since joining the rotation hadn't been great, but they weren't disasters; he allowed a total of 10 runs in 20 innings. Whether he can survive this bad of a blowout and keep his spot is unclear, but with Felix Hernandez and James Paxton on the DL, the Mariners are lacking options.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 02:11:00 AM

Yovani Gallardo allowed three runs on six hits over 4 1/3 innings in Wednesday's win over the A's.

Gallardo struck out three and walked two on the afternoon. Two of the three runs on his line came home via solo home runs, with Matt Joyce and Khris Davis socking dingers in the first and third innings, respectively. Up next on the docket, a home start against the Orioles. Gallardo will carry a bloated 5.38 ERA and 1.48 WHIP (22 appearances, 18 starts) into that contest.
Wed, Aug 9, 2017 06:41:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo allowed three runs on three hits over five-plus innings in Thursday's loss to the Mariners.

Gallardo had his issues with control in this one, handing out three walks to just one strikeout. The big blow against him came when Brandon Moss socked a two-run homer in the fifth inning to knot the score at 2-2. Gallardo has turned in a disappointing year on the whole, pitching to a 5.35 ERA and 1.46 WHIP in 21 appearances (17 starts). He will take on the A's in a road date next time he toes the rubber.
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 11:37:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo allowed just one run in 5 2/3 innings to earn a 3-2 win over the Mets on Saturday.

He made it through the first five innings unscathed. He got the first two outs of the sixth inning and left two runners on base when he was relieved. Tony Zych then walked the first two batters he faced to force in a run charged to Gallardo. His record improves to 5-7 with a 5.34 ERA and 1.47 WHIP after 16 starts and four relief appearances this year.
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 08:09:00 PM

All three runs Yovani Gallardo surrendered over five innings in Sunday's loss to the Yankees came on solo home runs.

Gallardo allowed a leadoff homer to Brett Gardner in the first inning, a solo homer to Didi Gregorius in the second and yet another solo dinger to Gregorius in the fourth. The veteran right-hander struck out five and walked three while scattering five hits over his five innings of work. He was briefly demoted to the bullpen near the end of June, but with Sam Gaviglio heading down to Triple-A, Gallardo has been moved back to the rotation. He will bring a bloated 5.58 ERA and 1.49 WHIP into a home start against the Mets in his next scheduled outing.
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 07:34:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo will start Sunday against the Yankees.

Gallardo was moved to the bullpen about a month ago but a spot opened up for him when the Mariners sent struggling rookie Sam Gaviglio down to Triple-A. The 31-year-old has gone 3-7 with a 6.30 ERA over 14 starts this year.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 07:14:00 PM

Yovani Gallardo picked up his first career save with three scoreless innings Friday against the Astros.

Gallardo, demoted to the pen earlier this week, made his first relief appearance since making three as a rookie in 2007 and finished off the Mariners' 13-3 win. Obviously, three three-inning blowout saves are the only ones that he's a candidate for.
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 01:57:00 AM

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3Chase Anderson
4Jhoulys Chacin
5Brandon Woodruff
6Brent Suter
7Yovani Gallardo
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3Jacob Barnes
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5Jeremy Jeffress
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