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Chris Dwyer | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
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Orioles signed LHP Chris Dwyer to a minor league contract.
Dwyer, a former highly-regarded prospect, posted a 4.01 ERA and 63/55 K/BB ratio over 92 innings with the Royals' Triple-A affiliate last season. He turns 28 in April and will serve as organizational depth. Tue, Feb 2, 2016 03:26:00 PM

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Royals sent LHP Chris Dwyer outright to Triple-A Omaha.

Dwyer successfully passed through waivers after the Royals designated him for assignment earlier this month. He has accepted the assignment. The 26-year-old posted an ugly 5.59 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in 66 innings this season at Triple-A.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 04:10:00 PM

Royals designated LHP Chris Dwyer for assignment.

Dwyer posted an ugly 5.59 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in 66 innings this season at Triple-A. He turns 27 next April.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 01:57:00 PM

Royals optioned LHP Chris Dwyer to Triple-A Omaha.

Dwyer had a cup of coffee with the Royals last September after he posted a 3.55 ERA and 112/72 K/BB ratio in 159 2/3 innings in Triple-A. Entering his age-26 season, he doesn't throw as hard as he once did, so he now profiles more as a spot starter or a reliever.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 11:46:00 AM

Royals recalled LHP Chris Dwyer from Triple-A Omaha.

Dwyer, 25, posted a 3.55 ERA and 112/72 K/BB ratio over 159 2/3 innings this season in Triple-A. He figures to pitch in middle relief during his first stint in the big leagues.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 02:15:00 PM

Royals optioned LHP Chris Dwyer to Triple-A Omaha.

Dwyer gave up three runs (two earned) over 1 2/3 innings in his lone appearance this spring. The 24-year-old southpaw had a 5.89 ERA between Double- and Triple-A last season while dealing with a thyroid condition. The Royals added him to the 40-man roster in November, so they clearly aren't ready to give up on him yet.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 12:21:00 PM

Royals purchased the contract of LHP Chris Dwyer from Triple-A Omaha.

Dwyer posted an ugly 6.97 ERA in 50 1/3 innings this past season at the Triple-A level, but the Royals wanted to protect the 24-year-old lefty from the Rule 5 Draft.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 04:04:00 PM

Minor league Chris Dwyer will be joining the Royals at spring training as a non-rostered invitee.

Dwyer has moved up fairly quickly through the Royals organization, landing in Double-A last year in only his second season of professional ball. The 22-year-old has amassed 128 strikeouts in 110.2 innings to go with a respectable 3.09 ERA. He is expected to start this season in Double-A or Triple-A.
Source: Daily Item
Thu, Feb 3, 2011 05:49:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2Caleb Joseph
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
SS1Tim Beckham
2J.J. Hardy
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Trey Mancini
2Craig Gentry
3Joey Rickard
CF1Adam Jones
2Austin Hays
RF1Seth Smith
2Anthony Santander
DH1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Kevin Gausman
2Jeremy Hellickson
3Dylan Bundy
4Wade Miley
5Ubaldo Jimenez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Brad Brach
3Darren O'Day
4Mychal Givens
5Chris Tillman
6Richard Bleier
7Miguel Castro
8Donnie Hart
9Gabriel Ynoa
10Tanner Scott
11Jimmy Yacabonis
12Mike Wright