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Danny Farquhar | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Louisiana
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 10 (0) / TOR
Contract: view contract details
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Danny Farquhar (head) has been medically cleared to return to baseball activities.
The 31-year-old hurler suffered a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm while in the White Sox' dugout during an April 20 game. It's fantastic news that he'll be able to return so quickly after such a scary incident. Now he just needs to find another team willing to give him a shot, as he's testing the free agent waters this winter. Nov 21 - 11:08 PM

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Danny Farquhar has elected free agency.

He was outrighted off the White Sox' 40-man roster and decided to test out the free agent waters. Farquhar is still working his way back from a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm, although he resumed throwing a few months ago and hopes to pitch in 2019.
Oct 26 - 2:58 PM

Danny Farquhar (head) resumed throwing on flat ground Thursday.

Excellent to hear. Farquhar revealed the news himself with a video post on his Instagram account that showed him throwing to a catcher while sporting a helmet to protect himself. He will not pitch again this season after suffering a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm back in April, but the hope is that he can return in 2019.
Jul 6 - 1:15 PM

Danny Farquhar was discharged from RUSH University Medical Center on Monday and is resting at home with his family.

Fantastic news. Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm while in the White Sox' dugout during an April 20 game. His neurosurgeon, Dr. Demetrius Lopes, will not medical clear Farquhar to pitch in 2018 so his brain hemorrhage can fully heal, but he does expect the reliever to be able to pitch again in the future.
May 7 - 5:07 PM

Danny Farquhar (head) continues to progress and has even taken some short walks on the ICU floor at Rush Hospital.

That's great to hear. Farquhar will be in the hospital for a few more weeks after suffering a hemorrhage in his brain caused by a ruptured aneurysm. When he might be able to return to baseball is obviously up in the air, but there are more important things to worry about.
Apr 27 - 12:05 PM

White Sox transferred RHP Danny Farquhar (brain) to the 60-day disabled list.

It was announced Monday that Farquhar would be in the hospital for at least the next three weeks after suffering a hemorrhage in his brain caused by a ruptured aneurysm.
Apr 23 - 1:02 PM

Danny Farquhar will stay in the hospital for at least the next three weeks after having surgery to remove the swelling in his brain.

Farquhar suffered a hemorrhage in the sixth inning of Friday's game, and was rushed to the hospital after passing out in the dugout. He's currently listed as being in critical but stable condition, and reports indicate that more information isn't being released at the request of Farquhar's family.
Source: USA Today
Apr 23 - 8:31 AM

White Sox placed RHP Danny Farquhar on the 10-day disabled list with a brain hemorrhage.

Farquhar suffered the hemorrhage in the sixth inning of Friday's game, collapsing in the White Sox dugout and being rushed to the hospital. The team announced Saturday that he's in stable but critical condition. He'll obviously be out for a long while as he focuses on more important things.
Apr 21 - 5:56 PM

The White Sox announced Saturday that Danny Farquhar is in stable but critical condition, after suffering a brain hemorrhage during the sixth inning of Friday's game against the Twins.

Farquhar suffered a ruptured aneurysm that caused his brain to bleed. He'll remain at the Rush University Medical Center where he'll receive treatment and close monitoring. Our thoughts and well wishes go out to his family at this difficult time. The White Sox will continue to update his status as appropriate in the coming days.
Apr 21 - 3:55 PM

Danny Farquhar was forced to leave Friday's game and was rushed to the hospital after passing out in the White Sox' dugout following the top of the sixth inning.

Farquhar was conscious when taken by ambulance to the Rush University Medical Center where he is currently undergoing further testing. Expect an update on his status from the White Sox later in the evening.
Apr 20 - 10:58 PM

White Sox and RHP Danny Farquhar avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.05 million contract.

Farquhar's control really abandoned him in 2017, but he holds a career 3.88 ERA and 300/106 K/BB ratio over 264 1/3 relief innings at the major league level. He was arbitration-eligible for the first time this offseason.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 02:28:00 PM

White Sox purchased the contract of RHP Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Charlotte.

The 30-year-old hurler appeared in 37 games for the Rays this season, posting a 4.11 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 33/22 K/BB ratio in 35 innings. It's not out of the realm of possibility that he could work his way into a high leverage role given the current makeup of the White Sox' bullpen.
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 02:48:00 PM

White Sox signed RHP Danny Farquhar to a minor league contract.

He had to settle for a minor league deal, but Farquhar caught on quickly after being released by the Rays last week. The righty has had a rough 2017, but coming into the season he had a career 3.81 ERA and 10.7 K/9 rate. He'll be back up in the majors soon.
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 05:50:00 PM

Rays released RHP Danny Farquhar.

Farquhar was pushed off the Rays' 40-man roster before the All-Star break and he is now officially a free agent. The 30-year-old right-hander posted a 4.11 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, and 33/22 K/BB ratio in 35 innings this season out of the Tampa Bay bullpen.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 03:04:00 PM

Rays sent RHP Danny Farquhar outright to Triple-A Durham.

Farquhar was designated for assignment by Tampa Bay near the end of June after posting a 4.11 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, and 33/22 K/BB ratio in 35 innings of relief. It's a mild surprise he didn't land with another team.
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 11:37:00 AM

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2Seby Zavala
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Jose Rondon
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Nick Delmonico
CF1Adam Engel
RF1Leury Garcia
2Ryan Cordell
DH1Daniel Palka
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PosRoleName
S1Carlos Rodon
2Reynaldo Lopez
3Lucas Giolito
4Dylan Covey
5Michael Kopech
6Dylan Cease
7Kodi Medeiros
8Jordan Stephens
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PosRoleName
R1Nate Jones
2Alex Colome
3Jace Fry
4Juan Minaya
5Thyago Vieira
6Caleb Frare
7Aaron Bummer
8Ryan Burr
9Ian Hamilton
10Jose Ruiz
11Ian Clarkin