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Rafael Dolis | Relief Pitcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tigers signed RHP Rafael Dolis to a minor league contract.
Dolis owns a 5.48 ERA in 44 1/3 major league innings, all of them with the Cubs. The 26-year-old has mostly fallen off the radar since 2012 and is organizational depth at this point. Dec 5 - 5:34 PM

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Giants signed RHP Rafael Dolis to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Dolis was outrighted off the Cubs' 40-man roster at the end of the 2013 regular season. The 26-year-old owns a 5.48 career ERA in 44 1/3 major league innings.
Jan 16 - 9:45 AM

Cubs activated RHP Rafael Dolis from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Part of some housecleaning on the Cubs' 40-man roster. Dolis appeared in five games with the big club this season prior to going down with a forearm strain in late May.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 11:23:00 AM

Cubs transferred RHP Rafael Dolis from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Dolis has been on the shelf since May 27 with a right forearm strain. There is no timetable for his return.
Mon, Aug 5, 2013 03:05:00 PM

Cubs placed RHP Rafael Dolis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 27, with a forearm strain.

No word on the severity of the injury. Dolis has yet to allow a run in five appearances with the Cubs this season. Blake Parker has been called up from Triple-A Iowa in a corresponding move.
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 01:44:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

He'll take the roster spot of right-hander Shawn Camp, who was placed on the disabled list with a sprained toe. Dolis has allowed two runs in 1 2/3 innings over two appearances with the Cubs this season and will pitch in middle relief.
Wed, May 22, 2013 03:43:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Triple-A Iowa.

Dolis didn't allow a run in his two appearances. He'll get another shot later this summer.
Fri, May 10, 2013 08:51:00 AM

Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

Dolis was sporting a 3.52 ERA in 7 2/3 innings at Triple-A. He will operate in a mid-relief role for the Cubbies.
Mon, May 6, 2013 04:00:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Triple-A Iowa.

Dolis was just recalled, but the Cubs needed to clear a roster spot for the recently claimed Kameron Loe. The hard throwing right-hander should get another shot at some point later this season.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 07:45:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

Dolis was in the mix for an Opening Day bullpen spot, but struggled in his four appearances this spring. With Kyuji Fujikawa (forearm) on the 15-day DL, he should provide solid bullpen depth.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Cubs optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Triple-A Iowa.

He was in the mix for a bullpen spot but posted a 4.76 ERA and 2/4 K/BB ratio over 5 2/3 innings. Dolis should get a shot in the big league bullpen eventually.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 03:43:00 PM

Rafael Dolis was removed from Sunday's game with a blister issue.

Dolis has struggled in four appearances this spring, but this shouldn't impact his chances of making the Opening Day roster. He'll function as a middle reliever this season for the Cubs.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Double-A Tennessee.

Dolis had a 6.44 ERA in 29 1/3 innings with the Cubs earlier this year. He'll function as a middle reliever.
Tue, Sep 4, 2012 06:26:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Triple-A Iowa.

Dolis allowed five runs over four innings in his most recent stint with the big club. He'll return to a 2.92 ERA and 13/4 K/BB ratio over 12 1/3 innings at Iowa.
Sun, Jul 22, 2012 01:56:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

He'll take the place of Randy Wells on the active roster. Dolis was demoted to the minors last month after posting a 5.68 ERA and 11/17 K/BB ratio over 25 1/3 innings. The 25-year-old right-hander appeared to make some progress on the farm, compiling a 2.92 ERA and 13/4 K/BB ratio over 12 1/3 innings. He'll likely pitch in a set-up capacity.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 11:29:00 AM

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SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
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3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
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6Bruce Rondon
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11Buck Farmer
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