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Chris Withrow | Relief Pitcher | #77

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (20) / LA
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Braves and RHP Chris Withrow avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $610,000 contract.
Withrow was acquired from the Dodgers last May in a big six-player swap. He missed the entire 2015 season following Tommy John surgery, but the hard-throwing right-hander should carry a clean bill of health into 2016 and could become a prominent late-inning guy in Atlanta before the summer is through. Withrow, 26, owns a 2.73 ERA, 1.089 WHIP, and 71 strikeouts in 56 career major league innings. Jan 14 - 4:00 PM

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Braves activated RHP Chris Withrow from the 60-day disabled list.

He's now back on the 40-man roster. Withrow missed 2015 following Tommy John surgery but should be ready for Opening Day next year and could be a factor in the Braves' bullpen.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 09:06:00 AM

Chris Withrow (elbow) is not expected to pitch this season.

Withrow, who was acquired from the Dodgers in the Alberto Callaspo-Juan Uribe deal, had Tommy John surgery last June and back surgery over the winter. He's making progress, but won't be a factor for the Braves until 2016.
Tue, Aug 18, 2015 12:26:00 PM

Braves acquired RHP Chris Withrow and 3B Juan Uribe from the Dodgers for INF Alberto Callaspo, LHP Eric Stults, LHP Ian Thomas, and RHP Juan Jaime.

Withrow underwent Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery last June and probably won't become an option for the Braves' bullpen until after the All-Star break. The 26-year-old right-hander had posted a promising 2.73 ERA, 1.089 WHIP, and 71 strikeouts in 56 career major league innings before tearing his right ulnar collateral ligament. He could be a nice find for Atlanta if he makes a full recovery.
Wed, May 27, 2015 04:56:00 PM

Dodgers placed RHP Chris Withrow on the 60-day disabled list.

This is nothing more than a procedural move to open a spot on the 40-man roster for Brandon Beachy who was signed on Saturday. Withrow is currently recovering from Tommy John surgery and isn't expected back until around midseason.
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 01:44:00 PM

Chris Withrow had surgery last week to repair a herniated disk in his lower back.

Withrow has dealt with chronic back problems during his career and decided to get the issue addressed. He's currently in rehab mode from Tommy John surgery this past June, so it shouldn't delay his return to the mound. He's unlikely to contribute until around midseason next year.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 04:45:00 PM

Dodgers transferred RHP Chris Withrow from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears room on the 40-man roster for Miguel Rojas. Withrow is out for the season following Tommy John surgery.
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Chris Withrow will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday in Pensacola, Florida.

The surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. The team announced last Thursday that Withrow was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, so Tommy John surgery was considered an inevitability. The 25-year-old owns a 2.73 ERA and 71 strikeouts over his first 56 innings in the majors, but he'll now be sidelined until around midseason in 2015.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 08:26:00 AM

Dodgers placed RHP Chris Withrow on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 21, with a torn ulnar collateral ligament.

Withrow was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque last week, but he never reported to the team and the option has been rescinded after an MRI revealed a UCL tear. He'll undergo a second opinion, but Tommy John surgery is surely inevitable.
Fri, May 30, 2014 10:03:00 AM

Chris Withrow has been diagnosed with a torn UCL in his elbow and will likely need Tommy John surgery.

Withrow hadn't pitched in eight days at Triple-A Albuquerque -- an indication that something was up. If he undergoes Tommy John surgery, the 25-year-old right-hander will be sidelined through the middle of 2015. He had a 2.95 ERA in 20 appearances with the Dodgers before they sent him to the minors on May 21.
Thu, May 29, 2014 12:44:00 PM

Chris Withrow hasn't pitched in eight days due to an undisclosed injury.

Withrow was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on May 21 but has yet to make an appearance there. "There's some stuff going on. I don't know what they're willing to release at this point," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday. "I know medical is getting to the point where they'll release something." We'll have an answer soon.
Source: True Blue LA
Thu, May 29, 2014 08:43:00 AM

Dodgers optioned RHP Chris Withrow to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Withrow owns a 2.95 ERA in 20 relief appearances this season, but the Dodgers had to send someone down on Wednesday to open a spot for Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move.
Wed, May 21, 2014 05:22:00 PM

Chris Withrow has left the Dodgers to be with his wife for the birth of their first child.

Withrow should be ready to return within the next couple of days. The 24-year-old right-hander has a 3.03 ERA and 38/9 K/BB ratio over 29 2/3 innings of work this season.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 04:21:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Chris Withrow from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Withrow was only in the minors for a handful of days. He has a cool 3.38 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 28/8 K/BB ratio in 24 innings this season with Los Angeles.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 05:13:00 PM

Chris Withrow will return to the Dodgers on Tuesday, the first day that he's eligible to do so.

Volquez was sent to Triple-A on Friday to make room for Edinson Volquez on the active roster. He's been an important piece of the Dodgers bullpen this season, compiling a 3.38 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 28/8 K/BB ratio in his 24 innings.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 02:12:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Pierzynski
2Tyler Flowers
3Ryan Lavarnway
4Matt Kennelly
5Braeden Schlehuber
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Jace Peterson
2Gordon Beckham
3Emilio Bonifacio
4Chase d'Arnaud
SS1Erick Aybar
2Daniel Castro
3B1Adonis Garcia
2Kelly Johnson
3Reid Brignac
LF1Hector Olivera
2Nick Swisher
3Matt Tuiasosopo
CF1Ender Inciarte
2Michael Bourn
3Mallex Smith
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Matt Wisler
3Manny Banuelos
4Bud Norris
5Michael Foltynewicz
6Williams Perez
7Kyle Kendrick
8Jhoulys Chacin
9Casey Kelly
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jason Grilli
3Jim Johnson
4Alexi Ogando
5Shae Simmons
6Chris Withrow
7David Carpenter
8Alex Torres
9Jose Ramirez
10Daniel Winkler
11Paco Rodriguez
12Ian Krol
13Daniel Burawa
14Andrew McKirahan