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Gonzalez Germen | Relief Pitcher | #62

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / NYM
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Rockies purchased the contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Germen was unscored upon in his five relief appearances with Albuquerque to earn the promotion. He'll be used in the middle innings. Apr 22 - 5:33 PM

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Rockies optioned RHP Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Germen performed admirably this spring, collecting a 1.74 ERA in 11 outings. He'll probably be yo-yoing between Albuquerque and Colorado all season.
Apr 2 - 8:54 PM

Gonzalez Germen has elected free agency.

Germen was outrighted off the Rockies' 40-man roster last month and has decided to test out the free agent water. He posted a 3.86 ERA and 25/21 K/BB ratio over 32 2/3 innings this season.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 09:17:00 PM

Rockies sent RHP Gonzalez Germen outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.

The move clears him from the 40-man roster. Germen posted a 3.86 ERA and 25/21 K/BB ratio over 32 2/3 innings this season.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 06:02:00 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Germen has a 4.63 ERA in 11 2/3 innings this season for the Rockies. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 05:05:00 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A Albuquerque.

The move clears a roster spot for top pitching prospect Jon Gray, who will make his major league debut on Tuesday night. Germen has a 4.63 ERA in 11 2/3 innings (one start, seven relief appearances) this season for the Rockies.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 05:59:00 PM

Gonzalez Germen will get the start in Friday's contest with the Braves.

The Rockies just picked up Germen off waivers from the Cubs. While pitching for Triple-A Iowa, he held a 5-1 record and a 3.78 ERA. He had been throwing exclusively in a relief role, so Friday's start could be on the shorter side of things.
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 05:45:00 PM

Rockies claimed RHP Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Cubs; optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Germen was designated for assignment by the Cubs over the weekend. The 27-year-old will serve as bullpen depth in the minors.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 03:44:00 PM

Cubs designated RHP Gonzalez Germen for assignment.

Germen posted a 3.78 ERA in 24 relief outings for Triple-A Iowa and also had a brief stint with the Cubs in April. The 27-year-old has now been designated for assignment four times since December.
Sat, Jul 4, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Cubs optioned RHP Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A Iowa.

Germen had allowed five earned runs in six innings for the Cubs. He may get another look later this year.
Tue, May 5, 2015 04:58:00 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Iowa.

Germen had been unscored upon in his first four appearances at Iowa. He'll give the Cubs' taxed bullpen another arm.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 01:24:00 PM

Cubs sent RHP Gonzalez Germen outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Germen cleared waivers after being removed from the 40-man roster an will be invited to spring training. The righty has a career 4.31 ERA and 64/30 K/BB ratio over 64 2/3 innings and has a chance to be a solid middle reliever.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 04:10:00 PM

Cubs designated RHP Gonzalez Germen for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Drake Britton on the Cubs' 40-man roster. Germen has already bounced around to four different teams since mid-December and he could soon add a fifth to the list.
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Cubs claimed RHP Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers.

German has been a popular commodity this winter, going from the Mets to the Yankees and then to the Rangers before arriving now with the Cubs. He boasts a career 4.31 ERA over 64 2/3 innings with the Mets and will have an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Cubs' Opening Day bullpen.
Fri, Jan 23, 2015 07:11:00 PM

Rangers designated RHP Gonzalez Germen for assignment.

The Rangers recently acquired Germen from the Yankees for cash considerations on Tuesday. However, the club needed to make room on the 40-man roster for catcher Carlos Corporan, acquired from the Astros on Wednesday. Germen has a career 4.31 ERA and a 64/30 K/BB ratio in 64 2/3 innings compiled over parts of two seasons with the Mets.
Wed, Jan 21, 2015 12:14:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Tony Wolters
1B1Mark Reynolds
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Trevor Story
2Cristhian Adames
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Gerardo Parra
2David Dahl
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Charlie Blackmon
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Chad Bettis
3Tyler Chatwood
4Jon Gray
5Tyler Anderson
6Chris Rusin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Carlos Estevez
2Adam Ottavino
3Jake McGee
4Jason Motte
5Chad Qualls
6Boone Logan
7Justin Miller
8Jairo Diaz
9Gonzalez Germen
10Jordan Lyles
11Scott Oberg