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Mike Ekstrom | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/30/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Angels signed RHP Mike Ekstrom to a minor league contract, assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Ekstrom was cut loose by the A's Saturday after posting a 5.10 ERA, 1.73 WHIP and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 30 innings at the Triple-A level. He'll provide minor league depth. Sun, Jun 16, 2013 03:07:00 PM

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Athletics released RHP Mike Ekstrom.

Ekstrom had a 5.10 ERA, 1.73 WHIP and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 30 innings of relief this season at Triple-A Sacramento. The 29-year-old right-hander will try to latch on quickly with a new organization.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 04:34:00 PM

Athletics signed RHP Mike Ekstrom to a minor league contract.

He'll receive an invite to spring training. Ekstrom spent most of 2012 at Triple-A Colorado Springs with the Rockies, posting a 2.53 ERA while striking out 57 over 57 innings. He's put up a 5.61 ERA with 45 punchouts over 61 career big league frames.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 06:08:00 PM

Rockies sent RHP Mike Ekstrom outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Ekstrom was designated for assignment Wednesday and passed through waivers unclaimed. He'll continue to serve as organizational relief depth in the minors.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 10:46:00 AM

Rockies designated RHP Mike Ekstrom for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Wednesday's starter, Guillermo Moscoso, on the active roster. Ekstrom was called up from the minors a month ago and posted a 6.32 ERA and 9/2 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings. There's a chance he could pass through waivers unclaimed.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 01:04:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of RHP Mike Ekstrom from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Ekstrom, formerly of the Padres and Rays, has a 2.64 ERA and 51/15 K/BB ratio over 47 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this year. The 28-year-old right-hander will pitch in middle relief.
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 05:55:00 PM

Rockies signed RHP Mike Ekstrom to a minor league contract.

Ekstrom, 28, made one appearance with the Rays this past season but spent the majority of the season at the Triple-A level, posting a 4.35 ERA and 65/29 K/BB ratio over 68 1/3 innings. He's unlikely to crack the Opening Day roster.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 03:26:00 PM

Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports that the Rockies are expected to sign right-hander Mike Ekstrom to a minor league contract.

The deal is expected to include an invite to spring training. Ekstrom, 28, made one appearance with the Rays in July, but spent the majority of the season at the Triple-A level, posting a 4.35 ERA and 65/29 K/BB ratio over 68 1/3 innings.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011 10:19:00 AM

Rays sent RHP Mike Ekstrom outright to Triple-A Durham.

Ekstrom was designated for assignment on Sunday to make room for Russ Canzler on the 40-man roster. The 28-year-old right-hander made one appearance for the Rays back in July, but spent the majority of the season at the Triple-A level, posting a 4.35 ERA and 65/29 K/BB ratio over 68 1/3 innings.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 08:34:00 AM

Rays designated RHP Mike Ekstrom for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Russ Canzler. Ekstrom made one appearance for the Rays back in July.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 11:39:00 AM

Rays optioned RHP Mike Ekstrom to Triple-A Durham.

Ekstrom spent less than four days in the major leagues, making one scoreless relief appearance. He could be recalled later this summer if the Rays need bullpen depth.
Mon, Aug 1, 2011 03:38:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Mike Ekstrom from Triple-A Durham.

He'll replace Rob Delaney, who was sent back to the minors after throwing 66 pitches in Wednesday's blowout loss to the Athletics. Ekstrom, 27, has a 4.10 ERA and 46/21 K/BB ratio over 52 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 11:51:00 AM

Rays sent RHP Mike Ekstrom outright to Triple-A Durham.

Ekstrom was designated for assignment earlier this week so that the Rays could open a roster spot for infielder Felipe Lopez. The right-hander cleared waivers easily and will remain with the club as relief depth.
Wed, Apr 6, 2011 04:44:00 PM

Rays designated RHP Mike Ekstrom for assignment.

They needed to clear space in order to add Felipe Lopez to the 40-man roster. Ekstrom, 27, posted a 3.31 ERA and 10/9 K/BB ratio over 16 1/3 innings for the Rays last season. He'll be assigned to Triple-A Durham if he clears waivers.
Sun, Apr 3, 2011 02:50:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Mike Ekstrom from Triple-A Durham.

Ekstrom, 27, has put up a 4.38 ERA and a 10/7 K/BB ratio in a little over 12 innings of big-league relief this year. He'll pitch in middle relief down the stretch, providing the Tampa Bay regulars with some extra rest.
Sat, Sep 18, 2010 11:18:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Hank Conger
3John Buck
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Howie Kendrick
SS1Erick Aybar
2John McDonald
3Shawn O'Malley
3B1Gordon Beckham
2Luis Jimenez
LF1Josh Hamilton
2Grant Green
CF1Mike Trout
2Tony Campana
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Collin Cowgill
3Brennan Boesch
DH1David Freese
2C.J. Cron
3Efren Navarro
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2C.J. Wilson
3Hector Santiago
4Matt Shoemaker
5Garrett Richards
6Tyler Skaggs
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Jason Grilli
4Kevin Jepsen
5Joe Thatcher
6Mike Morin
7Fernando Salas
8Yoslan Herrera
9Michael Roth
10Cam Bedrosian
11Cory Rasmus
12Vinnie Pestano
13Sean Burnett
14Brian Moran