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Frank Herrmann | Relief Pitcher | #53

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Harvard
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / CLE
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Frank Herrmann has elected free agency.
Herrmann, 32, posted an 8.40 ERA over 14 relief appearances this season for the Phillies. He'll looks for another minor league contract somewhere else. Oct 28 - 12:54 PM

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Phillies sent RHP Frank Herrmann outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Herrmann was knocked around to the tune of an 8.40 ERA over 14 relief appearances this season for the Phillies. He's now off the 40-man roster.
Oct 7 - 3:45 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP Frank Herrmann from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Herrmann has registered a 1.72 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, and 31/6 K/BB ratio in 31 1/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level. He work in middle relief for Philadelphia.
Aug 17 - 3:38 PM

Phillies signed RHP Frank Herrmann to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Herrmann last pitched in the majors in 2012, when he put up a 2.33 ERA and 14/4 K/BB ratio over 19 1/3 innings with the Indians. While he's disappeared from the show, he put up nice numbers in the minors splitting time between the Pirates and Angels Triple-A systems in 2015. The 31-year-old right-hander held a 3.76 ERA and 53/10 K/BB ratio across 52 2/3 innings.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 04:21:00 PM

Angels reassigned RHP Frank Herrmann to minor league camp.

Herrmann got an invitation to major league camp when he signed a minor league deal with the Angels in late January, but the 30-year-old never really had a shot at an Opening Day roster spot. He posted a 6.37 ERA in 28 appearances last season for the Indians' Triple-A team.
Mon, Mar 16, 2015 12:26:00 PM

Angels signed RHP Frank Herrmann to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Herrmann returned from Tommy John surgery last season and posted an ugly 6.37 ERA over 28 appearances with the Indians' Triple-A affiliate prior to being released in August. The 30-year-old is likely to serve as minor league bullpen depth.
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 01:23:00 PM

Indians released RHP Frank Herrmann.

Herrmann hasn't been himself this season after missing all of 2013 following Tommy John surgery, posting a 6.37 ERA over 28 Triple-A appearances. He'll now look to catch on elsewhere.
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 04:05:00 PM

Indians sent RHP Frank Herrmann outright to Triple-A Columbus.

Herrmann cleared waivers after being designated for assignment at the end of spring training. The 29-year-old missed the entire 2013 season following Tommy John surgery and will attempt to get back into form in the minors.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 02:52:00 PM

Indians designated RHP Frank Herrmann for assignment.

Herrmann is back from Tommy John surgery but was rocked for six runs over 1 2/3 innings this spring. The 29-year-old could pass through waivers unclaimed.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 12:23:00 PM

Indians optioned RHPs Frank Herrmann, Preston Guilmet and Colt Hynes and INF David Adams to Triple-A Columbus.

Herrmann had Tommy John surgery in March 2013 and missed last season. The 29-year-old right-hander owns a 4.26 ERA and 1.33 WHIP over 120 1/3 career major league innings. Guilmet compiled a 1.68 ERA, 0.89 WHIP and 72/14 K/BB ratio in 64 1/3 frames at the Triple-A level in 2013 and should be one of manager Terry Francona's first choices if Cleveland needs bullpen reinforcements. Hynes was acquired from the Padres for cash on Halloween day after allowing 17 runs in 17 innings last season with San Diego. The 26-year-old Adams was non-tendered by the Yankees over the winter and quickly latched on with the Indians. The injury-prone utility man hit only .193/.252/.286 across 43 games with the Yankees last season. All four will likely have their shot at the big league roster at some point in 2014.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 02:40:00 PM

Frank Herrmann (elbow) will throw a simulated game on Sunday.

The 29-year-old is in the process of recovering from Tommy John surgery and has yet to be cleared for Cactus League action. He's expected to be ready for the start of the 2014 regular season.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 11:12:00 PM

Frank Herrmann threw off a mound with a hitter in the box Monday for the first time since elbow surgery.

"It felt great," he told reporters after the workout. Herrmann had Tommy John surgery in March 2013 and is hoping to be fully recovered by the start of the 2014 campaign. The 29-year-old right-hander owns a 4.26 ERA and 1.33 WHIP in 120 1/3 career major league innings.
Mon, Feb 10, 2014 01:10:00 PM

Indians and RHP Frank Herrmann avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.

No word yet on the financials. Herrmann missed all of 2013 following Tommy John surgery but will be 100 percent going into spring training, where he'll compete for a bullpen job.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 08:09:00 PM

Indians activated RHP Frank Herrmann from the 60-day disabled list.

Herrmann underwent Tommy John surgery in March and missed the entire 2013 season. The 29-year-old will compete for a bullpen spot in spring training.
Tue, Nov 5, 2013 08:36:00 AM

Indians transferred RHP Frank Herrmann from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot for the newly-claimed Robert Whitenack on the 40-man roster. Herrmann had Tommy John surgery in March and will miss the entire 2013 season.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 03:25:00 PM

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PosRoleName
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3Andrew Knapp
1B1Tommy Joseph
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Jesmuel Valentin
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
LF1Howie Kendrick
2Roman Quinn
3Nick Williams
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Aaron Altherr
2Tyler Goeddel
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PosRoleName
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3Jerad Eickhoff
4Vincent Velasquez
5Zach Eflin
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3Pat Neshek
4Edubray Ramos
5Michael Mariot
6Joely Rodriguez
7Severino Gonzalez
8Luis Garcia
9Phil Klein
10Alberto Tirado
11David Rollins