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Stephen Pryor | Relief Pitcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins sent RHP Stephen Pryor outright to Triple-A Rochester.
Pryor cleared waivers and elected to remain with the club where he'll serve as additional bullpen depth. The 25-year-old should receive an opportunity with the big league club at some point during the season. Mar 29 - 6:01 PM

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Twins optioned RHP Stephen Pryor to Triple-A Rochester.

Pryor, who was acquired from Seattle in the Kendrys Morales deal, allowed one run over six innings this spring to go along with one strikeout and one walk. The 25-year-old could surface in Minnesota's bullpen this spring if he shows better control and his pre-lat surgery velocity.
Mar 23 - 5:20 PM

Twins acquired RHP Stephen Pryor from the Twins for 1B/DH Kendrys Morales; assigned him to Triple-A Rochester.

It's essentially a salary dump. Pryor has spent the majority of the 2014 season at Triple-A Tacoma, where he owns an underwhelming 4.65 ERA in 31 innings. The 25-year-old right-hander could join Minnesota's bullpen soon, but only as a middle reliever.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 02:47:00 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Stephen Pryor to Triple-A Tacoma.

Pryor walked two and allowed a run in a relief appearance with the Mariners on Wednesday night against the Twins. He was up in the majors for less than 24 hours.
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 01:49:00 AM

Mariners recalled RHP Stephen Pryor from Triple-A Tacoma.

Pryor has posted a rough 4.91 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 25 2/3 innings of relief this season at Triple-A Tacoma while fighting a shoulder injury. He'll be a mop-up man.
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 04:40:00 PM

Stephen Pryor has been placed on Triple-A Tacoma's disabled list with a right shoulder impingement.

The hope is that he'll be ready to resume throwing in a week or so. Pryor is working his way back from lat surgery and was optioned to Tacoma last month. Obviously, he won't be an option for the big league bullpen for a while.
Tue, May 27, 2014 10:23:00 PM

Mariners activated RHP Stephen Pryor from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Tacoma.

Pryor is recovered from lat surgery, but the Mariners want him to work against a lower level of competition before considering him for a major league bullpen spot.
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 03:35:00 PM

Stephen Pryor (lat) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Jackson on Thursday.

Pryor is a bit ahead of schedule in his recovery from major lat surgery, as he's been pitching in games for nearly two weeks. He could rejoin the Mariners' bullpen before the end of the month.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 03:23:00 PM

Mariners placed RHP Stephen Pryor on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a lat injury.

Pryor underwent major lat surgery last August and is still in recovery mode. The Mariners are hoping he'll be ready to join their bullpen in a couple weeks.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 02:27:00 PM

Stephen Pryor pitched a perfect inning in a Triple-A appearance Saturday.

It was Pryor's first appearance since lat surgery last August. He needed just 11 pitches to get through the inning, touching 93 mph. Pryor should be a factor in the Mariners' bullpen sometime this season.
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 04:56:00 PM

Stephen Pryor (lat) will appear in a minor league game Saturday.

It will be his first game action since last August's surgery to re-attach his right lat. Pryor is starting to make some real progress but isn't expected to be an option for the Mariners' bullpen until a couple months into the season.
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 05:22:00 PM

Stephen Pryor (lat) threw 25 pitches in a successful bullpen session on Friday.

The 24-year-old hurler was a bit rusty, but was able to mix in all of his pitches and exhibited good life on his fastball. He isn't expected to be ready to rejoin the Mariners bullpen until a few months into the regular season.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 07:50:00 PM

Stephen Pryor (lat) is close to Cactus League action.

Pryor has been taking a cautious approach this spring as he recovers from major lat surgery. The right-handed reliever is expected to miss the first few months of the 2014 regular season. He owns a 2.97 ERA and 10.1 K/9 in 30 1/3 career major league frames.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 11:45:00 AM

Stephen Pryor (lat) threw his fourth bullpen session of the spring on Tuesday in Mariners camp.

Pryor is making slow but steady progress in his recovery from major lat surgery. "We're going very slow and deliberate and that's on purpose," said manager Lloyd McClendon. "We're not going to rush this young man. He's throwing good, he feels good. But we need to get that velocity up where it needs to be for him to be the dominant guy we know he can be. You just can't rush the process." Pryor is expected to miss the first few months of the 2014 regular season.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 06:01:00 PM

Stephen Pryor (lat) felt good during a 20-pitch bullpen session Sunday.

The 'pen session was his first since undergoing lat surgery last year. Pryor is reportedly recovering ahead of schedule but will still likely miss at least the first couple months of the season.
Sun, Feb 23, 2014 12:09:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
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2Chris Herrmann
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Danny Santana
2Eduardo Escobar
3B1Trevor Plouffe
2Eduardo Nunez
LF1Oswaldo Arcia
CF1Jordan Schafer
RF1Torii Hunter
2Shane Robinson
DH1Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Phil Hughes
2Ervin Santana
3Ricky Nolasco
4Kyle Gibson
5Tommy Milone
6Mike Pelfrey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Glen Perkins
2Casey Fien
3Brian Duensing
4Tim Stauffer
5Blaine Boyer
6Mike Pelfrey
7J.R. Graham
8Aaron Thompson
9Caleb Thielbar