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Erik Hamren | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/21/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Rangers signed RHP Erik Hamren to a minor league contract.
Hamren had been in independent ball, posting a 2.41 ERA with 42 strikeouts over 37 1/3 relief innings. The 27-year-old last pitched at Double-A when in pro ball and hasn't been in the majors since 2011. Sun, Jul 13, 2014 08:37:00 AM

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Rays acquired RHP Erik Hamren from the Braves in exchange for future considerations.

Hamren hasn't appeared in the majors since 2011 but has put up a 2.55 ERA with 18 strikeouts over 17 2/3 innings at the Double-A level this season. He's merely organizational depth.
Sun, Jun 2, 2013 03:04:00 PM

Braves signed RHP Erik Hamren to a minor league contract.

Hamren, 26, was a late cut in spring training by the Padres. He posted a 3.77 ERA with 75 strikeouts over 62 frames last year at Double- and Triple-A and should be assigned to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 01:50:00 PM

Padres released RHP Erik Hamren.

Hamren made 14 relief appearances for the Padres in 2011, but he pitched exclusively with Triple-A Tucson last year. The 26-year-old will attempt to latch on elsewhere.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 12:57:00 PM

Padres sent RHP Erik Hamren outright to Double-A San Antonio.

Hamren cleared waivers after being designated for assignment this week by the Friars. The 25-year-old posted a 4.38 ERA in 12 1/3 MLB innings last season.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 02:44:00 PM

Erik Hamren surrendered six earned runs without recording an out in Monday's debacle against Colorado.

Hamren had coasted through his first three appearances, yielding only one hit in three scoreless innings. But the wheels came off in the seventh inning, thanks to two hits and three walks.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 05:52:00 AM

Padres recalled RHP Erik Hamren from Triple-A Tucson.

Hamren, 24, has a 2.79 ERA and 9/7 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings with the Padres this season. He will pitch in middle relief in September.
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 06:11:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Erik Hamren to Triple-A Tucson.

He was sent down to make room for Blake Tekotte on the active roster. Hamren, 24, has a 2.79 ERA and 9/7 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings with the Padres this season. He'll likely be back in September.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 06:19:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of RHP Erik Hamren from Double-A San Antonio.

Hamren, 24, has posted a 0.96 ERA and 69/14 K/BB ratio in 65-plus innings between Single-A and Double-A. He will take Mike Adams' spot on the Padres' 25-man roster.
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 03:09:00 PM

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