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Logan Ondrusek | Relief Pitcher

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'8" / 231
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Logan Ondrusek has signed a one-year contract with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball.
Ondrusek will make $1.2 million in 2015 and Tokyo has a club option on him for 2016. The big right-hander's ERA was up the last two seasons with the Reds, but he struck out a batter per inning and holds a career 3.89 ERA. It's a tad surprising he didn't seem to receive more interest in the states, but he gets a nice little payday to head overseas. Thu, Jan 1, 2015 11:02:00 PM

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LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that the Twins have shown interest in Logan Ondrusek.

Ondrusek was non-tendered by the Reds earlier this month, as they didn't want to pay him the over $2 million he was projected to earn in arbitration. The big right-hander is a solid middle reliever, however, with a career 3.89 ERA while striking out a batter per inning over the last two seasons.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 10:52:00 AM

Reds non-tendered RHP Logan Ondrusek. projected Ondrusek to earn $2.3 million in arbitration, and that was more than the Reds were willing to pay. It's no surprise after the big righty posted a 5.49 ERA over 40 appearances this past season.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 09:12:00 PM

Reds activated RHP Logan Ondrusek from the 15-day disabled list.

Ondrusek wound up missing five weeks with a right shoulder strain. He will return to middle relief.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 03:51:00 PM

Logan Ondrusek (shoulder) threw a 34-pitch simulated game Tuesday.

"I felt strong, felt good and everything so far is pointing to me being healthy," Ondrusek said. "So as long as it stays like that, we'll be happy and ready to go." Ondrusek will begin a rehab assignment Friday before possibly being activated as soon as Saturday.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 07:40:00 PM

Logan Ondrusek (shoulder) will resume a throwing program on Monday.

Ondrusek has been out for a couple weeks with a strained right shoulder but is obviously feeling better. He should rejoin the Reds' bullpen before long if all goes well.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 10:28:00 AM

Reds placed RHP Logan Ondrusek on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 13, with a strained right shoulder.

Curtis Partch will take his place in the Reds' bullpen. Ondrusek owns a 4.31 ERA and 29/13 K/BB ratio over 31 1/3 innings this season.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 02:49:00 PM

Reds recalled RHP Logan Ondrusek from Triple-A Louisville.

Ondrusek has posted a disappointing 5.64 ERA in 22 1/3 innings this season for the big-league Reds. The right-hander owns a 3.70 career ERA at the major league level.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 05:25:00 PM

Reds optioned RHP Logan Ondrusek to Triple-A Louisville.

The Reds need bullpen depth after going through four relievers in Friday's loss. Curtis Partch has been called up to replace Ondrusek on the active roster.
Sat, Jun 8, 2013 03:30:00 PM

Reds recalled RHP Logan Ondrusek from Double-A Pensacola.

He'll replace Sean Marshall (shoulder) on the active roster. Ondrusek didn't make the Opening Day roster despite a 3.45 ERA since the start of 2010, but he should do fine in middle relief.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 11:48:00 AM

Reds optioned RHP Logan Ondrusek to Double-A Pensacola.

Ondrusek has posted a 3.45 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 174 2/3 innings since the beginning of 2010, but he failed to win a roster spot after a horrible spring that saw him put up a 7.94 ERA. The big righty figures to get a chance with the Reds at some point this season, though.
Sun, Mar 31, 2013 03:08:00 PM

Reds avoided arbitration with RHP Logan Ondrusek by agreeing to a two-year, $2.3 million contract.

The deal will cover Ondrusek's first two seasons of arbitration eligibility. He's a Super Two qualifier, so he'll have two more arbitration years left once it's through. The 27-year-old right-hander owns a 3.45 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 174 2/3 innings since the beginning of 2010.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 08:18:00 PM

Reds recalled RHP Logan Ondrusek from Triple-A Louisville.

The Reds are recalling Didi Gregorius, Denis Phipps and Henry Rodriguez in their first round of September callups. Devin Mesoraco will be activated Sunday, while Pedro Villarreal and Todd Redmond will be promoted Tuesday.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 11:39:00 AM

Reds optioned RHP Logan Ondrusek to Triple-A Louisville.

He was sent down in order to make room for Dioner Navarro on the roster. Ondrusek has a solid 3.50 ERA in 53 appearances this year, but he has allowed five runs over 6 2/3 innings this month. He should return when rosters expand in September.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 03:32:00 PM

Logan Ondrusek gave up his first five runs of the season in a loss to the Mets on Thursday.

Aroldis Chapman also allowed his first run, though in his case it was unearned. Ondrusek had pitched 15 1/3 scoreless innings this season before getting lit up today. Even after allowing five runs, his ERA stands at 2.76.
Thu, May 17, 2012 04:48:00 PM

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