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Peter Moylan | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (35) / 12/2/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Astros released RHPPeter Moylan.
Moylan recently found out he'll likely need a second Tommy John surgery. The move is mutually agreed upon between the club and the 35-year-old Moylan, who has plans on attempting a comeback despite the crushing setback. Mar 26 - 7:51 PM

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After receiving his MRI results back on Friday, it appears that Peter Moylan (elbow) is likely to require a second Tommy John surgery.

The 35-year-old hurler has already said that if he needs to have Tommy John again, that he's "100 percent" going to try to pitch again. It's a disappointing development for Moylan who was expected to compete in the Astros Opening Day bullpen.
Mar 21 - 7:14 PM

Astros signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to spring training. The 34-year-old hurler is coming off a disappointing 2013 campaign with the Dodgers where he posted a 6.46 ERA, 1.96 WHIP and 6/7 K/BB ratio over 15 1/3 innings. He'll compete for a spot in the Astros bullpen.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 11:33:00 PM

Peter Moylan elected free agency.

Moylan was designated for assignment by the Dodgers last week and is now free to seek opportunity elsewhere. He had a 6.46 ERA in 14 big league appearances this year.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 08:36:00 AM

Dodgers designated RHP Peter Moylan for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for the arrival of Alexander Guerrero. Moylan was already slated to become a free agent after the World Series, so this doesn't really change his status. He posted a 6.46 ERA over 14 appearances for the Dodgers this season.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 08:32:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Peter Moylan from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Moylan holds a 6.35 ERA over 10 appearances with the big club this season. He won't be used in high-leverage situations.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 12:44:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Peter Moylan to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Moylan has posted an ugly 6.35 ERA and 1.94 WHIP in 11 1/3 innings with the Dodgers this season. The 34-year-old was replaced by Jose Dominguez on the 25-man roster.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 07:02:00 PM

Dodgers purchased the contract of RHP Peter Moylan from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Javy Guerra was sent down in a corresponding roster move. Moylan had a 3.52 ERA and 24/10 K/BB ratio over 23 innings in Triple-A and will pitch in middle relief. The Dodgers were required to either add Moylan to the roster by June 1 or let him walk as a free agent.
Fri, May 31, 2013 05:04:00 PM

Dodgers signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract.

Moylan was non-tendered by the Braves in late November after spending the majority of the 2012 season in the minors. The 34-year-old righty is doubtful to win a spot on the Dodgers' Opening Day roster.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 05:02:00 PM

The Braves will not tender a contract to RHP Peter Moylan.

Moylan, who turns 34 next week, returned from shoulder surgery this season and allowed one earned run over five innings as a September call-up. While the Braves didn't want to tender him a contract at this time, it's still possible they could bring him back.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 05:15:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Peter Moylan from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Moylan underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right rotator cuff in October and spent the entire year in the minors. Non-tendered this offseason, he'll make a $1 million prorated salary for time spent in the majors.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 09:45:00 AM

Peter Moylan (shoulder) has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Moylan, who is currently working his way back from shoulder surgery, has a 7.20 ERA and 8/3 K/BB ratio over 10 innings in nine appearances between the Gulf Coast League Braves, Class A Rome and Double-A Mississippi. He could join the Braves' bullpen down the stretch.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 05:39:00 PM

Peter Moylan (shoulder) will continue his minor league rehab assignment with Class A Rome.

Moylan allowed four runs over 4 2/3 innings in the Gulf Coast League, though he was unscored upon in three out of his four appearances. He'll likely need most of July to rehab from shoulder surgery, but should rejoin the Braves' bullpen later this summer.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 11:23:00 AM

Peter Moylan (shoulder) tossed a scoreless inning in his first rehab game for the Gulf Coast League Braves Saturday.

Moylan needed only seven pitches to get through the frame, getting a strikeout and a pair of groundouts. He topped out at 89-90 mph. Coming back from shoulder surgery, the right-hander isn't expected back until August.
Sun, Jul 1, 2012 08:26:00 AM

Peter Moylan will throw a bullpen session next Tuesday for the first time since shoulder surgery in October.

Moylan has been limited to long-tossing until now, but reports that his shoulder feels "amazing." There's no specific timetable for his return.
Wed, May 16, 2012 11:38:00 AM

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