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Anthony Bass | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rangers signed RHP Anthony Bass to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Bass elected to become a free agent after being outrighted off the Astros' 40-man roster late last month. The 27-year-old posted an ugly 6.33 ERA over 21 appearances at the major league level this past season. He'll provide some bullpen depth. Dec 11 - 5:27 PM

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Anthony Bass has elected to become a free agent.

Bass was outrighted off the Astros' 40-man roster late last month. The 27-year-old had an ugly 6.33 ERA over 21 appearances at the major league level this past season and will hope to latch on elsewhere.
Dec 5 - 3:22 PM

Astros sent RHP Anthony Bass outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Bass posted a 6.33 ERA over 21 relief appearances for the Astros this past season.
Nov 20 - 7:52 PM

Astros optioned RHP Anthony Bass to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Bass allowed 10 earned runs over nine relief innings after being activated from the DL earlier this month. He should get another chance later this season.
Jul 25 - 4:15 PM

Astros activated RHP Anthony Bass from the 15-day disabled list.

Bass has been out since May 11 with a right intercostal strain, but he was cleared to return after getting through a two-inning rehab appearance at Low-A Quad Cities on Sunday with no issues. He might be eased back in initially but should eventually return to a setup role.
Jul 2 - 11:05 AM

Anthony Bass (intercostal) is expected be activated from the disabled list on Thursday.

Bass got through a two-inning rehab appearance at Low-A Quad Cities on Sunday with no issues. The reliever has been out since May 11 with a right intercostal strain. "He had a good outing, and right now we feel like he's probably very close," Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said. "He's going to be down for a few days after pitching [Sunday] night. We'll probably make a decision either later today or [Tuesday] about exactly what to do with Bass, but we're encouraged by what we saw yesterday."
Jun 30 - 10:20 PM

Anthony Bass (intercostal) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Saturday with High-A Quad Cities.

Bass has been sidelined for a little over five weeks with a right intercostal strain. He should rejoin the Astros before the end of the month if all goes well.
Jun 21 - 12:32 PM

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday that Anthony Bass (intercostal) will go out on a rehab assignment "soon."

Bass threw a simulated game Monday in his latest progression from an intercostal strain. "Bass is going to go out on a rehab assignment soon," Luhnow said. "It will be the first of the guys to come back. Hopefully that will go well so we can get him back before the end of the month."
Source: MLBlogs.com
Jun 17 - 6:45 PM

Astros assistant general manager David Stearns said Monday that he is hopeful Anthony Bass (intercostal) will be able to return before the All-Star break.

Bass has been out for a month with a right intercostal strain. He's not close to going out on a minor league rehab assignment, so the window is closing for him to join the Astros before the second half.
Jun 10 - 9:27 AM

Astros placed RHP Anthony Bass on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11 with a right intercostal strain.

It's not clear at this point how long Bass will be sidelined. The reliever has recorded a pair of saves this season for the Astros, but the last one came on April 12. Josh Fields has replaced him on the roster.
May 14 - 11:56 AM

Anthony Bass earned his second save of the year Saturday in the Astros' 6-5 defeat of the Rangers.

The Astros first tried to lock up the victory with Kevin Chapman, but he allowed a game-tying home run to Michael Choice in the bottom of the ninth inning. Bass came on in the bottom of the 10th and was able to seal the deal. Houston is using a true committee at closer.
Apr 12 - 11:41 PM

Anthony Bass got one out in relief of Josh Fields for his second career save Thursday against the Jays.

Bass made things harder on himself, throwing away a comebacker for what would have been the final out of the game and allowing a run to score. However, he got another grounder afterwards to end it with the game being 6-4. Bass was called on tonight in large part because Matt Albers was off on paternity leave. He's not much of a threat for future saves.
Apr 10 - 10:30 PM

Anthony Bass pitched a couple of scoreless innings in relief Tuesday against the Marlins.

Bass has a 3.38 ERA and a 9/0 K/BB ratio in eight innings as he attempts to secure a spot in Houston's bullpen. It sounds like he will make the team, and he might even be a late-game option early on with no one else stepping up.
Mar 18 - 4:05 PM

Astros acquired RHP Anthony Bass and a player to be named later and cash considerations from the Padres for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Bass, 26, owns a 4.08 ERA and 135/80 K/BB ratio over 187 1/3 innings in the majors. He has experience as both a starter and reliever, so he brings some flexibility to Houston's staff.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 04:51:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Anthony Bass from Triple-A Tucson.

Bass has posted a 5.11 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in 37 innings this season out of the San Diego bullpen. He'll be used as a long reliever and mop-up man down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:27:00 PM

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2Tomas Telis
3Chris Gimenez
4Jorge Alfaro
1B1Prince Fielder
2Kyle Blanks
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
3Tommy Field
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3Luis Sardinas
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Jake Smolinski
2Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Michael Choice
DH1Mitch Moreland
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PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Ross Detwiler
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Martin Perez
9Luke Jackson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Robbie Ross
5Scott Baker
6Kyuji Fujikawa
7Phil Klein
8Alexander Claudio
9Jon Edwards
10Lisalverto Bonilla
11Spencer Patton
12Roman Mendez
13Michael Kirkman
14Anthony Bass