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Dane De La Rosa | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Dane De La Rosa has retired from baseball.
De La Rosa dealt with shoulder issues last season and just recently returned from knee surgery, but it's not clear if the decision was purely health related. The 32-year-old posted a 4.35 ERA and 7/8 K/BB ratio over 10 1/3 innings at Triple-A for the Orioles this season. He held a 4.24 ERA across 90 relief appearances over parts of four seasons in the majors. Jun 26 - 3:49 PM

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Dane De La Rosa (knee) will pitch in extended spring training games next week.

De La Rosa had surgery on his right meniscus last September and is coming along slowly but surely in the rehab process. Signed to a minor league deal in January, he could be an option for the Orioles' bullpen around midseason.
Apr 22 - 8:56 AM

Orioles signed RHP Dane De La Rosa to a minor league contract.

De La Rosa underwent knee surgery in September and might not be ready for the beginning of the 2015 season. The 31-year-old right-hander owns a 4.24 ERA in 87 career major league innings (all as a reliever).
Jan 26 - 2:00 PM

Dane De La Rosa has opted to undergo knee surgery.

The right-handed hurler was outrighted off the 40-man roster at the end of August and is set to become a minor league free agent at the end of the season. It's unclear at the moment how the surgery will affect his availability for spring training.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 08:27:00 PM

Angels sent RHP Dane De La Rosa outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

He's now off the 40-man roster. The team's main internal candidates to start on Saturday are already on the 40-man roster, so this move will undoubtedly lead to trade speculation.
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 05:25:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP Dane De La Rosa to Triple-A Salt Lake.

De La Rosa has allowed three runs and walked three over 2 1/3 relief innings this season and has dealt with shoulder issues. He'll try to get back on track in the minors.
Fri, Jun 20, 2014 05:35:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Dane De La Rosa from Triple-A Salt Late.

He'll take the place of Fernando Salas in the Angels bullpen, who was placed on the disabled list on Sunday. De La Rosa has struggled with shoulder problems this season, and allowed two runs in 1/3 of an inning during his only appearance for the Halos.
Sun, Jun 15, 2014 05:18:00 PM

Angels activated RHP Dane De La Rosa from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.

De La Rosa hasn't been overly impressive while rehabbing in Triple-A, so the Angels will keep him there for a little while longer. The 31-year-old has been out since mid-April with right shoulder irritation.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 01:53:00 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday that Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) is "slowly making progress" but is not ready to be activated yet.

Scioscia said the reliever's "stuff looked good" during back-to-back appearances with Triple-A Salt Lake Wednesday and Thursday. However, he added that De La Rosa "might take a couple more outings." in order "to get the confidence to know he’s where he needs to be."
Thu, May 29, 2014 09:18:00 PM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) will resume his rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.

De La Rosa had returned to California to be re-evaluated over the weekend after having an apparent setback, but he evidently checked out OK. The right-hander expects to need just 1-2 more appearances before being activated.
Mon, May 19, 2014 06:34:00 PM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) has returned to California to be re-evaluated after having a setback during his rehab assignment.

De La Rosa hasn't pitched for Triple-A Salt Lake since last Friday. More will obviously be known about how long he could be sidelined after his exam. De La Rosa has been limited to just one appearance in the majors this season due to injury.
Wed, May 14, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) threw a scoreless rehab inning Sunday at Triple-A Salt Lake.

De La Rosa walked a batter but was able to work around the threat. He'll probably make two more rehab appearances before rejoining the Angels' bullpen. The right-hander has been out since mid-April with a shoulder issue.
Mon, May 5, 2014 11:34:00 AM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Sunday at Triple-A Salt Lake.

De La Rosa should be back in the Angels' bullpen by the end of next week. The right-hander has been out since mid-April because of right shoulder irritation.
Sat, May 3, 2014 06:20:00 PM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) saw his velocity return during a simulated game on Thursday and is nearing a minor league rehab assignment.

De La Rosa will only need a couple of games in the minor leagues and is expected to return to the Angels bullpen in early May. There's a chance that he could work his way into the late inning mix very quickly upon his return.
Fri, May 2, 2014 07:52:00 PM

Dane De La Rosa (shoulder) will throw a simulated game in Arizona on Thursday.

His bullpen session on Tuesday went well, so he'll progress to facing live hitters. He won't be eligible to return until early May, but his progress suggests he may just need the minimum stay.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 07:26:00 PM