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Brian Omogrosso | Relief Pitcher

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that Brian Omogrosso has signed with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League.
Omogrosso, who will turn 30 next week, posted a 5.54 ERA across 29 appearances over the last two seasons with the White Sox. He'll be looking to impress enough in indy ball to attract interest from major league clubs. Apr 18 - 12:10 PM

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White Sox released RHP Brian Omogrosso.

The 29-year-old reliever has spent his entire career with the White Sox, posting a 5.54 ERA, 1.77 WHIP and 34/18 K/BB ratio over 37 1/3 big league innings. He'll attempt to secure a minor league deal elsewhere.
Apr 6 - 4:28 PM

White Sox reassigned RHPs Brian Omogrosso, Chris Bassitt, Parker Frazier, LHP Mauricio Robles, INF Mike McDade, OF Denis Phipps, and C Kevan Smith to minor league camp.

These are the first roster cuts of the spring for the White Sox. None of them were serious contenders to make the team. Omogrosso, Robles, and Phipps were the only ones with previous major league experience.
Mar 5 - 11:25 AM

White Sox re-signed RHP Brian Omogrosso to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Omogrosso elected free agency after he was outrighted off the 40-man roster last October, but the two sides were able to work out a new agreement. The 29-year-old made just 12 appearances for the White Sox in 2013 prior to undergoing a cleanup procedure on his elbow in September. He'll function as bullpen depth for Chicago.
Jan 14 - 12:56 PM

Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that the White Sox have some interest in re-singing Brian Omogrosso.

Omogrosso made just 12 appearances at the big league level in 2013 before undergoing a cleanup procedure on his elbow in September. He was non-tendered, but the White Sox evidently haven't closed the door on a reunion. It would likely be a minor league deal.
Jan 3 - 2:03 PM

Brian Omogrosso has elected free agency.

The 29-year-old right-hander appeared in just 12 games for the White Sox in 2013, turning in a disappointing 9.37 ERA, 2.27 WHIP and 16/9 K/BB ratio before succumbing to an elbow injury. He'll look to latch on elsewhere and compete for a bullpen spot in 2014.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 05:36:00 PM

White Sox activated RHP Brian Omogrosso from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Omogrosso holds a 5.54 ERA over 29 appearances the last two seasons with the White Sox. He had a cleanup procedure on his elbow last month but will be fine for spring training.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 08:36:00 AM

White Sox transferred RHP Brian Omogrosso to the 60-day disabled list.

Omogrosso underwent surgery last month to remove loose bodies and shave down a bone spur in his right elbow. Omogrosso, expected to be fine for spring training, posted a 9.37 ERA and 2.27 WHIP over 12 appearances with the White Sox this season.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 02:20:00 PM

Brian Omogrosso underwent surgery Monday to remove loose bodies and shave down a bone spur in his right elbow.

The procedure ends his season, but he'll be fine for spring training. Omogrosso posted a 9.37 ERA and 2.27 WHIP over 12 appearances with the White Sox this season.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 08:07:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Triple-A Charlotte.

Omogrosso allowed nine earned runs over three innings in Friday's loss to the Indians. The 29-year-old right-hander returns to a 4.91 ERA over 10 appearances at the Triple-A level.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 08:57:00 AM

White Sox recalled RHP Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte.

Omogrosso has posted a 5.14 ERA but struck out 14 over 14 innings during his time with the White Sox this season. He'll work the middle innings.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 02:11:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Triple-A Charlotte.

Omogrosso posted a 5.14 ERA in 14 innings of relief with the Pale Hose. He'll get another shot this summer.
Thu, Jun 6, 2013 02:09:00 PM

White Sox recalled RHP Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte.

Omogrosso, 29, had a 6.52 ERA and 9/2 K/BB ratio in 9 2/3 innings over his first seven appearances this season in Triple-A. Donnie Veal was sent down in a corresponding roster move, which leaves Matt Thornton as the lone left-hander in Chicago's bullpen.
Wed, May 1, 2013 03:55:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Triple-A Charlotte.

The 28-year-old did not allow an earned run in 12 1/3 innings this spring in the Cactus League. He should be brought up to the Chicago bullpen at some point in 2013.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 05:39:00 PM

White Sox recalled RHP Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte.

Omogrosso appeared in five games with the White Sox earlier this season and is returning to a 4.26 ERA. He'll be used as a low-leverage reliever, but posted an impressive 51/12 K/BB ratio in the minors.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 03:15:00 PM

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