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Chris Leroux | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/14/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 223
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Phillies re-signed RHP Chris Leroux to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Leroux, 31, posted a 3.90 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 62/28 K/BB ratio over 85 1/3 innings this season between Double-A and Triple-A in 2015. With a strong spring, he could compete for a spot in the Opening Day bullpen. Sat, Nov 14, 2015 09:17:00 AM

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Phillies acquired RHP Chris Leroux from the Brewers in exchange for cash considerations.

It's simply a depth addition. Leroux holds an 8.15 ERA over 17 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season.
Mon, May 18, 2015 06:00:00 PM

Brewers signed RHP Chris Leroux to a minor league contract.

Leroux allowed five earned runs in two innings last season for the Yankees and wasn't great at Triple-A. He probably won't be much of a factor with Milwaukee.
Mon, Jan 26, 2015 11:49:00 AM

Chris Leroux has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux recently cleared waivers after being designated for assignment for the third time this season. He'll stick around as organizational depth.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 02:31:00 PM

Yankees sent RHP Chris Leroux outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux was designated for assignment on Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot for the return of Michael Pineda and passed through waivers without being claimed. It's the third time he's cleared waivers this season.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 08:05:00 PM

Yankees designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.

Leroux got moved off the 40-man roster to clear a spot for Michael Pineda, who is returning from the 60-day disabled list to start Wednesday against the Orioles. Leroux has now been designated for assignment by the Yankees three different times this season.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 04:11:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of RHP Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux has been designated for assignment by the Yankees twice this season, but he's passed through waivers each time and is now getting another shot at the major league level. The right-hander will pitch in mid-relief.
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Yankees sent RHP Chris Leroux outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as organizational depth at the minor league level.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 07:25:00 PM

Yankees designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for Chris Capuano. It's the second time this season that Leroux has been designated for assignment, and he has the opportunity to declare free agency if he wants.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 12:31:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of RHP Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux was designated for assignment by the Yankees back in May after allowing five runs on five hits and a pair of walks in one inning of work. He's getting another chance now but will be used in low-leverage innings.
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 01:36:00 PM

Yankees sent RHP Chris Leroux outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Leroux successfully cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. The 30-year-old will continue to serve as relief depth in the minors.
Tue, May 6, 2014 09:16:00 AM

Yankees designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.

The 30-year-old was disastrous in Friday's loss to the Rays, allowing five runs on five hits and a pair of walks in his inning of work. It's likely that he'll pass through waivers and return to Triple-A where he'll continue to function as bullpen insurance.
Sat, May 3, 2014 10:12:00 AM

Yankees recalled RHP Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The 30-year-old hurler was off to a terrible start in the minor leagues, registering a 12.79 ERA, 2.21 WHIP and 6/2 K/BB ratio in his first 6 1/3 innings. With Vidal Nuno and David Phelps forced into the rotation though, it's all hands on deck for the Bombers bullpen.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 11:02:00 AM

Yankees signed RHP Chris Leroux to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Leroux spent some time Japan after being cut loose by the Pirates just after Opening Day. He didn't fare well overseas, holding a 9.00 ERA with just 14 strikeouts over 22 frames, and his career 5.56 mark over 63 big league appearances suggests he's a longshot to make the team.
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 06:34:00 PM

According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca, Chris Leroux has signed with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Japan’s Central League.

Leroux elected free agency after being designated for assignment by the Pirates earlier this month. The 29-year-old owns a 5.56 ERA over 63 relief appearances in the majors.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 10:46:00 AM

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2Cameron Rupp
3J.P. Arencibia
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Darnell Sweeney
3Emmanuel Burriss
SS1Freddy Galvis
2Andres Blanco
3Ryan Jackson
3B1Maikel Franco
LF1Peter Bourjos
2Cody Asche
CF1Odubel Herrera
2Roman Quinn
3Cedric Hunter
RF1Aaron Altherr
2Tyler Goeddel
3David Lough
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Aaron Nola
2Jeremy Hellickson
3Charlie Morton
4Jerad Eickhoff
5Brett Oberholtzer
6Vincent Velasquez
7Matt Harrison
8Adam Morgan
9David Buchanan
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Hernandez
2Luis Garcia
3Jeanmar Gomez
4Mario Hollands
5Elvis Araujo
6Hector Neris
7Andrew Bailey
8Edward Mujica
9Colton Murray
10Jimmy Cordero
11Dalier Hinojosa
12Edubray Ramos
13Michael Mariot
14Daniel Stumpf