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Andre Rienzo | Relief Pitcher | #24

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3 / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / CWS
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Padres signed RHP Andre Rienzo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Rienzo spent the large majority of the 2016 season with the Triple-A affiliate of the Marlins in New Orleans, delivering a 2.51 ERA with 33 strikeouts (and 18 walks) in 32 1/3 innings of relief. He holds a 5.90 ERA in 140 1/3 career innings at the major league level. Tue, Dec 13, 2016 04:57:00 PM

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Marlins reassigned RHPs Andre Rienzo and Paul Clemens, OFs Destin Hood and Isaac Galloway, and C Francisco Arcia to minor league camp.

All expected cuts. Rienzo was outrighted off the Marlins' 40-man roster back in January after posting a 5.95 ERA in 14 relief appearances last season.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 09:35:00 AM

Marlins sent RHP Andre Rienzo outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Rienzo cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. He'll now be a non-roster invitee to spring training.
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 11:03:00 AM

Marlins designated RHP Andre Rienzo for assignment.

The Marlins needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster after signing Edwin Jackson and Chris Johnson, so Rienzo gets the boot. The 27-year-old owns an ugly 5.90 ERA over 21 starts and 21 relief appearances in the majors.
Wed, Jan 13, 2016 10:14:00 AM

Marlins activated RHP Andre Rienzo from the 15-day disabled list.

Rienzo missed three weeks with a laceration on his left knee. He'll return to a middle relief role.
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 01:31:00 PM

Marlins placed RHP Andre Rienzo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 4, with a left knee laceration.

He shouldn't need much, if any, more than 15 days to recover. Rienzo holds a 5.23 ERA over six relief appearances with the Marlins this season.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 03:18:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Triple-A New Orleans.

He's taking Steve Cishek's spot on the roster. Rienzo holds a 2.57 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 8/4 K/BB ratio over seven innings with the Marlins.
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 03:44:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Andre Rienzo to Triple-A New Orleans.

The 26-year-old hurler posted a 2.57 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 8/4 K/BB ratio over seven innings with the Marlins. He will continue to function as organizational depth in the minor leagues.
Fri, Jun 12, 2015 11:11:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Triple-A New Orleans.

The 26-year-old has worked exclusively as a starter at Triple-A New Orleans this season, posting a 3.15 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 34/15 K/BB ratio across 40 innings. It's unclear if he'll slide into one of the two vacant rotation spots, or function out of the bullpen for the Marlins.
Sat, May 23, 2015 12:05:00 AM

Marlins optioned RHP Andre Rienzo to Triple-A New Orleans.

Rienzo, who was acquired from the White Sox over the winter, has compiled a 5.89 ERA over 120 2/3 innings at the major league level. The 26-year-old will provide depth as a starter and a reliever in the minors.
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 09:32:00 AM

Marlins acquired RHP Andre Rienzo from the White Sox for LHP Dan Jennings.

It's a one-for-one swap. Rienzo, 26, owns a 5.89 ERA in 120 2/3 career innings at the major league level. He has experience both in a starting and relief role.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 12:15:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Andre Rienzo to Triple-A Charlotte.

Rienzo allowed seven runs over three relief innings during his most recent stint with the big club to punch his ticket back to Triple-A. He'll be back next month.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 08:08:00 AM

White Sox recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Triple-A Charlotte.

Rienzo owns an ugly 5.87 ERA and 1.61 WHIP over 24 appearances with the White Sox this season. He figures to pitch in long relief.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 04:12:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Andre Rienzo to Triple-A Charlotte.

Rienzo is 4-5 with a rough 5.87 ERA and a 1.61 WHIP in 24 appearances this year for the White Sox. He should have another chance later on in the season.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 06:35:00 PM

Andre Rienzo has been moved to the White Sox bullpen.

Rienzo surrendered four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings on Saturday against the Twins, watching his ERA rise to 5.86. He will pitch in long relief now for Chicago, with Scott Carroll moving into the vacant rotation spot.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 05:10:00 PM

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