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Arcenio Leon | Relief Pitcher | #66

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/22/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / HOU
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Tigers released RHP Arcenio Leon.
The move clears a spot for Tyler Collins on the 40-man roster. Leon had a 12.15 ERA over six appearances with the Tigers this season and wasn't much better (5.24 ERA in 26 appearances) in Triple-A. Sep 11 - 2:31 PM

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Tigers optioned RHP Arcenio Leon to Triple-A Toledo.

Leon holds a 12.15 ERA over six relief appearances with the Tigers this season. Chad Bell is taking his spot in the bullpen.
Jun 11 - 3:21 PM

Tigers purchased the contract of RHP Arcenio Leon from Triple-A Toledo.

The 30-year-old hurler registered a 3.15 ERA, 0.85 WHIP and 17/5 K/BB ratio across 20 innings at Triple-A. He'll work in middle relief for a Tigers' bullpen that has struggled mightily this season.
May 27 - 11:38 AM

Tigers signed RHP Arcenio Leon to a minor league contract.

Leon registered a 3.30 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, and 53/21 K/BB ratio in 62 2/3 innings of relief this summer with Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican League. He'll be on the minor league side of Tigers camp next spring, with no shot of cracking the major league roster. The well-traveled 30-year-old right-hander has never appeared in a major league game.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 07:51:00 AM

White Sox signed RHP Arcenio Leon to a minor league contract.

Leon spent the past two seasons with the Brewers in their minor leagues. The 28-year-old had a 3.86 ERA in 72 1/3 innings in 2014.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 08:19:00 PM

Brewers re-signed RHP Arcenio Leon to a minor league contract.

The deal does not include an invitation to spring training next February. Leon posted a rough 5.68 ERA and 1.65 WHIP in 71 1/3 innings this year at Triple-A Nashville.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 05:30:00 PM

Brewers sent RHP Arcenio Leon outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Leon was designated for assignment earlier this week and passed through waivers unclaimed. He posted a 4.38 ERA in 63 2/3 innings last season at Double-A.
Wed, Jan 9, 2013 05:33:00 PM

Brewers designated RHP Arcenio Leon for assignment.

The move was needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Mike Gonzalez. Leon, who has put up an unremarkable 4.40 ERA over eight minor league seasons, was claimed off waivers from the Astros back in November.
Mon, Jan 7, 2013 06:45:00 PM

Brewers claim RHP Arcenio Leon off waivers from the Astros.

Leon struck out over a batter per inning between Double- and Triple-A this season but put up an underwhelming 4.38 ERA. He'll compete for a middle relief job in spring training.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 02:37:00 PM

Astros recalled RHP Arcenio Leon from Double-A Corpus Christi.

Leon has put up an unremarkable 4.40 ERA over eight minor league seasons. He'll likely begin 2013 at Triple-A.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 11:24:00 AM

Astros optioned RHP Arcenio Leon to Double-A Corpus Christi.

Leon, 25, posted a 4.59 ERA and 73/49 K/BB ratio over 66 2/3 innings at the Double-A level last year. Baseball America didn't rank him among the organization's top 30 prospects over the winter.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 11:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Dixon Machado
3B1Jeimer Candelario
LF1Mikie Mahtook
CF1JaCoby Jones
2Leonys Martin
RF1Nicholas Castellanos
DH1John Hicks
2Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Michael Fulmer
2Jordan Zimmermann
3Daniel Norris
4Matt Boyd
5Buck Farmer
6Chad Bell
7Artie Lewicki
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Shane Greene
2Alex Wilson
3Joe Jimenez
4Warwick Saupold
5Daniel Stumpf
6Drew VerHagen
7Zac Reininger
8Blaine Hardy
9Jairo Labourt
10Victor Alcantara
11Mike Fiers
12Mark Montgomery