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Peter Moylan | Relief Pitcher | #58

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (37) / 12/2/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / ATL
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Royals re-signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract.
Moylan was released by Kansas City on Monday night but is now back with the organization as down-chart bullpen depth. The veteran right-hander posted a 3.48 ERA in 22 appearances last season for the Braves after returning from his second career Tommy John surgery. He'll head to Triple-A Omaha initially. Mar 30 - 5:30 PM

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Royals released RHP Peter Moylan.

Moylan, a non-roster invitee, gave up eight runs over 10 innings of work during Cactus League action. The 37-year-old made it back from a second Tommy John surgery to post a 3.48 ERA over 22 relief appearances with the Braves last season. He'll try to keep his career alive elsewhere.
Mar 28 - 8:01 PM

Royals signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Moylan held a 3.48 ERA over 22 relief appearances for the Braves last season after making it back from a second Tommy John surgery. He's probably not going to crack the Opening Day roster but is a nice depth guy.
Jan 22 - 5:51 PM

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

Working his way back from a second Tommy John surgery, Moylan has earned another chance after holding a 3.14 ERA and 24/9 K/BB ratio over 28 2/3 relief innings for Gwinnett. The submariner hasn't appeared in the majors since September of 2013.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 10:59:00 AM

Braves signed RHP Peter Moylan to a minor league contract.

Moylan is working his way back from a second Tommy John surgery and could be ready for game action by late April/early May, according to Zach Links of MLBTradeRumors.com. The submariner has a career 2.80 ERA, but he's 36 and the track record for pitchers return from two Tommy John surgeries isn't good.
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 07:29:00 PM

Peter Moylan (elbow) said Friday that he's doing "fantastic" in his recovery from Tommy John surgery.

"I’m doing fantastic, mate. Dropped 35 pounds." said Moylan. "My goal is to be 100 percent by end of spring. Ball is coming out great, though. Probably have to throw for some teams right around the start of spring to gauge interest, but there have already been some nibbles, which is encouraging." Moylan said he's still mulling whether to sign a deal soon or wait to sign until after the season gets underway. His career ERA is 2.80, but Moylan is 36 and returning from a second Tommy John surgery, so he's far from a safe bet.
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 05:44:00 PM

Astros released RHP Peter 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.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 07:51:00 PM

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.
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 07:14:00 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

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