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Yohan Pino | Relief Pitcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (33) / 12/26/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yohan Pino allowed one run on two hits during an inning of work in Colombia's win over the Rays on Wednesday.
Pino struck out two in his brief action on Wednesday. Brad Miller burned him for an RBI double in the first inning to account for the run on his line. The Twins signed the 33-year-old right-hander to a minor league contract in late January. He spent the 2016 season playing for the KT Wiz in the KBO, where he registered a 7.15 ERA and 23/15 K/BB ratio across 39 frames. Mar 8 - 9:55 PM

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Twins signed RHP Yohan Pino to a minor league contract.

Pino pitched with the KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization last season while posting a rough 7.15 ERA and 23/15 K/BB ratio over 39 innings. The 33-year-old previously pitched for the Twins back in 2014 (5.07 ERA in 11 starts) and will provide some depth in his return to the organization.
Jan 24 - 11:51 AM

The KT Wiz of the Korean Baseball Organization announced Friday that they have signed Yohan Pino to a one-year contract.

The deal is believed to be worth $700,000. The 31-year-old right-hander appeared in seven games for the World Champion Royals in 2015, posting a 3.26 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 13/3 K/BB ratio across 19 1/3 innings.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 10:42:00 PM

Royals sent RHP Yohan Pino outright to Triple-A Omaha.

Pino was designated for assignment by Kansas City earlier this week and passed through waivers unclaimed. He holds a 4.63 ERA in 79 2/3 career major league frames.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Royals designated RHP Yohan Pino for assignment.

Pino hadn't appeared in a game for KC since June. He owns a 4.63 ERA in 79 2/3 career major league frames.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 03:57:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Yohan Pino to Triple-A Omaha.

Pino was just called up on Sunday and didn't make an appearance. He has a 4.63 career ERA in the majors.
Mon, Jul 20, 2015 03:08:00 PM

Royals recalled RHP Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha.

He'll give the bullpen some length. Pino was knocked around in a spot start last month but has pitched well in relief with just one run allowed over 14 innings.
Sun, Jul 19, 2015 11:11:00 AM

Royals optioned RHP Yohan Pino to Triple-A Omaha.

Pino was slaughtered in a spot start against the Red Sox on Saturday which may have sealed his fate. Aaron Brooks was recalled from Triple-A and will take his place as the long reliever in the Royals bullpen, at least temporarily.
Sat, Jun 20, 2015 03:42:00 PM

Yohan Pino was knocked around for six runs over 5 1/3 innings Friday in a loss to the Red Sox.

Starting in place of the injured Yordano Ventura (ulnar neuritis), Pino gave up a five-spot in the second inning and a solo shot to Hanley Ramirez in the fifth. All told, he allowed 11 hits and one walk while failing to strike out any of the 25 batters he faced. It's unclear whether he'll get another turn in the Royals' starting rotation, but he's not a fantasy option regardless.
Sat, Jun 20, 2015 12:21:00 AM

Royals recalled RHP Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha.

Pino will start on Friday against the Red Sox in Yordano Ventura's (hand) place. The righty boasts a 0.64 ERA and 13/2 K/BB ratio over 14 innings with the Royals this season but can be ignored for fantasy purposes.
Fri, Jun 19, 2015 10:36:00 AM

The Royals will call up right-hander Yohan Pino to start Friday against the Red Sox.

He'll start in place of Yordano Ventura, who is headed to the disabled list due to his ulnar nerve condition. Pino has had a couple of stints with the Royals this season while posting a 0.64 ERA and 13/2 K/BB ratio over 14 innings. However, he's not a fantasy option for this assignment.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Yohan Pino to Triple-A Omaha.

Pino tossed 3 1/3 innings of relief on Monday, so the Royals needed a fresh arm for their bullpen. The 31-year-old should get another shot soon.
Tue, May 12, 2015 02:29:00 PM

Royals recalled RHP Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha.

Pino has been unscored upon in 10 2/3 relief innings this season. He'll be the Royals' long man with Chris Young sliding into the rotation.
Fri, May 8, 2015 03:10:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Yohan Pino to Triple-A Omaha.

Pino's being optioned to make room for the return of Greg Holland. In 10 1/3 innings this season, Pino hasn't allowed a run. He figures to see time in the Royals' bullpen at various points this season, especially if he continues pitching well. It should be noted, though, that he posted a 5.07 ERA over 60 1/3 innings for the Twins last season.
Tue, May 5, 2015 11:09:00 PM

Royals recalled RHP Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha.

Pino was actually promoted on Saturday and tossed 4 2/3 scoreless relief innings after relieving Yordano Ventura following his ejection. It's possible the Royals will send him right back down since he won't be available to pitch for a few days.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 09:23:00 AM

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