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Danny Farquhar | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Louisiana-Lafayette
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 10 (0) / TOR
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Rays and RHP Danny Farquhar avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $900,000 contract.
He was arbitration-eligible for the first time as a Super 2 player. Farquhar held a 3.06 ERA over 35 appearances in 2016. Jan 13 - 2:36 PM

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Rays recalled RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar has put up a 6.75 ERA in his 11 relief appearances with the big club this season. He'll be used in the middle of games.
Sun, Aug 7, 2016 08:42:00 AM

Rays optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Triple-A Durham.

Alex Colome (biceps) was activated in the corresponding roster move. Farquhar continues to be the odd man out in Tampa Bay's bullpen. He's already been demoted four times this season. The right-hander holds a 6.75 ERA over 11 outings for the Rays this season.
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 03:52:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Durham.

It's been a whirlwind 48 hours for Farquhar, who was recalled Saturday, sent down after the game and is now headed back to Tampa Bay. The Rays cleared a spot for Farquhar by designating Ryan Webb for assignment.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 03:41:00 PM

Rays optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar appeared in the second game of Tampa Bay's doubleheader on Saturday, allowing a solo home run to Orioles catcher Matt Wieters in the eighth inning. He'll continue to bounce back and forth between Tampa Bay and Durham.
Sat, Jun 25, 2016 11:25:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar will be the 26th man in Saturday's doubleheader with the Orioles. The 29-year-old has allowed two runs with a 5/0 K/BB ratio over 5 1/3 innings with the Rays this season.
Sat, Jun 25, 2016 10:35:00 AM

Rays optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar has seen 5 1/3 innings with the Rays this season while pitching to a 3.38 ERA and 5/0 K/BB ratio. Now he heads back to Triple-A, where the 29-year-old right-hander had allowed five runs on 12 hits over 8 2/3 innings.
Mon, May 16, 2016 04:03:00 PM

Rays designated RHP Danny Farquhar for assignment.

He'll be optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday. Farquhar will remain on the 40-man roster. The Rays recalled Farquhar Saturday so they'd have another bullpen arm after starter Jake Odorizzi lasted just four innings in Friday night's loss to Oakland. Farquhar didn't pitch on Saturday.
Sat, May 14, 2016 09:44:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar posted a 3.38 ERA and 5/0 K/BB ratio over 5 1/3 innings with the Rays earlier this season. The right-hander will return to a middle relief role Saturday.
Sat, May 14, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Rays optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Triple-A Durham.

The Rays needed a roster spot for Saturday's starter Blake Snell, and Farquhar was the odd-man out. The 29-year-old posted a 3.38 ERA, 1.69 WHIP and 5/0 K/BB ratio over his first 5 1/3 innings. He'll assuredly be back with the big league club before too long.
Sat, Apr 23, 2016 10:09:00 AM

Danny Farquhar gave up one run in two innings Sunday against the Blue Jays.

Farquhar is getting talked about in the closer mix with Alex Colome with Brad Boxberger out, but he's getting use in longer outings this spring, having throwing 10 1/3 innings in seven appearances. He's been effective -- he has a 1.74 ERA -- but he's not exactly being treated like a closer. Colome is the better bet anyway.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 04:55:00 PM

Rays acquired RHP Danny Farquhar, OF/1B Logan Morrison and SS Brad Miller from the Mariners for RHP Nate Karns, LHP C.J. Riefenhauser and OF Boog Powell.

Farquhar struggled mightily in 2015 but posted a 2.66 ERA with 81 strikeouts over 71 innings of work in 2014. The Rays will hope he can discover some of that former stinginess as a member of their bullpen.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 09:15:00 PM

Mariners recalled RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Tacoma.

Farquhar will try to end his 2015 on a positive note after registering a 5.75 ERA and 1.61 WHIP over his first 36 innings with the Mariners. He'll pitch in mid-relief.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 03:03:00 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Triple-A Tacoma.

He's been up and down multiple times this season in a disappointing year that's seen him put up a 5.75 ERA over 30 appearances. Farquhar will be back when rosters expand.
Sun, Aug 23, 2015 08:43:00 AM

Danny Farquhar pitched a scoreless 12th inning for his first save of the season as the Mariners beat the Red Sox 8-6.

Farquhar allowed a leadoff walk to Travis Shaw, but struck out Blake Swihart and Garin Cecchini before getting Jackie Bradley, Jr. to ground out to end the game. The right-hander was recalled from Triple-A on Saturday and allowed a run in 2 2/3 innings. Farquhar likely won't be seen in save situations barring unique circumstances such as Sunday's. He has a 5.82 ERA with a 29/13 K/BB ratio in 34 innings this season.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 06:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Derek Norris
3Jesus Sucre
1B1Logan Morrison
2Rickie Weeks
2B1Brad Miller
2Taylor Featherston
SS1Matt Duffy
2Tim Beckham
3Daniel Robertson
3B1Evan Longoria
2Trevor Plouffe
LF1Colby Rasmus
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mallex Smith
3Peter Bourjos
RF1Steven Souza
DH1Corey Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Alex Cobb
3Jake Odorizzi
4Matt Andriese
5Erasmo Ramirez
6Nathan Eovaldi
7Jacob Faria
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
3Xavier Cedeno
4Danny Farquhar
5Diego Moreno
6Shawn Tolleson
7Kevin Gadea
8Tommy Hunter
9Chase Whitley
10Jumbo Diaz
11Austin Pruitt
12Jose Alvarado