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Todd Redmond | Relief Pitcher

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/17/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Blue Jays sent RHP Todd Redmond outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
Redmond has been knocked around for 11 runs over 8 1/3 innings for the Jays this season. He'll provide Triple-A depth. May 29 - 1:42 PM

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Blue Jays designated RHP Todd Redmond for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Scott Copeland on the active roster. Redmond was knocked around for three runs over four innings in a spot start against the Angels on Monday.
May 19 - 3:16 PM

Todd Redmond struggled in a spot start Monday, allowing three runs over four innings but escaping with a no-decision in a 10-6 win over the Angels.

He yielded four hits -- including a home run -- while walking one and striking out three. The Blue Jays have to feel like they stole one here, as Redmond predictably struggled while they got their other rotation members extra rest but they still came away with a victory. Redmond figures to be sent back down soon.
May 18 - 5:11 PM

Todd Redmond will make a spot start for the Blue Jays on Monday afternoon against the Angels.

Redmond was designated for assignment by the Jays in mid-April after allowing eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief and he passed through waivers unclaimed. It's not like the 30-year-old right-hander has been tearing it up at Triple-A, either. Things could get messy for the home team Monday at Rogers Centre.
May 18 - 9:35 AM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Todd Redmond from Triple-A Buffalo.

The 30-year-old right-hander was brutal in his first stint with the big league club, allowing eight runs over 4 1/3 innings of work (16.62 ERA). He'll work in long relief for the Jays.
May 17 - 11:56 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Todd Redmond outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. Redmond has allowed eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief this season for Toronto.
Apr 26 - 1:27 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Todd Redmond for assignment.

Redmond had allowed eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief this season for Toronto. The 29-year-old righty will probably make it through waivers unclaimed.
Apr 16 - 2:45 PM

Todd Redmond picked up a three-inning save in a 12-2 game against the Royals on Saturday.

Redmond allowed one run in the three innings, but it was unearned. He's primarily been a mopup man this year after doing a nice job as a starter last season, and he won't be a candidate for fantasy value unless he sneaks back into the rotation at some point.
Sat, May 31, 2014 04:22:00 PM

Todd Redmond allowed four runs -- three earned -- in six innings and struck out eight Saturday in the Blue Jays' 9-4 win over the Tigers.

Assuming there are no setbacks in the final week, it looks like Drew Hutchison, Brandon Morrow and J.A. Happ will round out Toronto's rotation, leaving Redmond as a middle-relief possibility. The Jays are crowded there, with Redmond, Esmil Rogers and Jeremy Jeffress all out of options. One could be traded to ease the logjam. Rogers seems the most likely to go in that scenario.
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 05:13:00 PM

Todd Redmond yielded two runs in five innings Sunday as the Blue Jays edged the Orioles 4-3 in 10 innings.

Redmond struck out four in his best outing so far this spring. He's probably fallen out of the rotation picture with Drew Hutchinson looking like a lock and J.A. Happ still favored for the other opening. However, he remains a candidate for middle relief, and if he pitches well there, he'll get another look as a starter later on.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 04:40:00 PM

Todd Redmond gave up three runs and two homers in his two innings of work Sunday against the Yankees.

Eduardo Nunez and Carlos Beltran hit back-to-back homers off him in the third. Redmond was a pleasant surprise for the Blue Jays last year, amassing a 4.32 ERA and a 76/23 K/BB ratio in 77 innings over his 14 starts and three relief appearances. However, he still appears to be something of a long shot to open this year back in the rotation. That he is prone to the homer hurts his candidacy, but last year's strikeout rate was pretty promising.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014 04:54:00 PM

Todd Redmond yielded two runs over 5 2/3 innings in Tuesday’s 3-2 extra innings win over the Orioles.

Redmond was fortunate to only give up the two runs. He allowed a pair of solo homers, but that’s all he was charged with despite giving up eight hits and walking a pair. Redmond has been better than expected during his time in the Blue Jays’ rotation this season, posting a 3.80 ERA while striking out 71 over 68 2/3 frames. He’s in line to start the regular season finale on Sunday against the Rays.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 11:42:00 PM

Todd Redmond pitched seven innings of one-run ball and struck out seven in a win over the Yankees on Thursday.

It's not all that shocking that Redmond is having some modest success in the majors, but that he's managed 73 strikeouts in 70 2/3 innings while facing an AL East schedule qualifies as a big surprise. It also provides some hope that he can help the Blue Jays next year. The home run ball is always going to be an issue, though. He gave up his 11th tonight, a solo shot to Curtis Granderson in the sixth.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 10:19:00 PM

Todd Redmond yielded one run over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Orioles on Friday.

He deserved better. Redmond was excellent, allowing just three hits and no walks while striking out seven. He was pulled in the seventh inning with a 3-0 lead, but the Orioles quickly tied things up against Dustin McGowan and Sergio Santos. Redmond will hope for better luck next week when he faces the Yankees.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 10:05:00 PM

The Blue Jays will utilize Monday's off-day to skip Todd Redmond's turn in the rotation.

There is nothing wrong with the 28-year-old right-hander, the Jays would just prefer to use their top starters as much as possible over the season's final three weeks. Redmond has registered a 4.40 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 59/19 K/BB ratio over 57 1/3 innings of work with the Blue Jays.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 08:19:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Dioner Navarro
3Josh Thole
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2B1Devon Travis
2Maicer Izturis
3Steve Tolleson
4Munenori Kawasaki
SS1Jose Reyes
2Ryan Goins
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Danny Valencia
LF1Michael Saunders
2Chris Colabello
CF1Kevin Pillar
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Justin Smoak
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Drew Hutchison
2R.A. Dickey
3Mark Buehrle
4Aaron Sanchez
5Marco Estrada
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brett Cecil
2Aaron Loup
3Roberto Osuna
4Steve Delabar
5Liam Hendriks
6Ryan Tepera