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Ben Rowen | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/15/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rangers released RHP Ben Rowen.
Rowen was designated for assignment earlier in the week by the Rangers and has now been given his outright release. The 26-year-old should attract interest from teams looking for bullpen help and shouldn't be out of work for long. Dec 20 - 12:44 PM

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Rangers designated RHP Ben Rowen for assignment.

Rowen made it up for a cup of coffee in 2014 but spent most of the season at Triple-A, posting a 3.45 ERA and 31/9 K/BB ratio over 47 innings. The submariner holds a 1.72 ERA in his minor league career and could draw some interest on waivers.
Dec 16 - 7:31 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Ben Rowen to Triple-A Round Rock.

Rowen posted a 4.15 ERA over eight relief appearances with the big club. He'll return to a 2.75 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, and 14/2 K/BB ratio in 19 2/3 innings at Triple-A.
Jul 4 - 3:45 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Ben Rowen from Triple-A Round Rock.

Rowen was sporting a 2.75 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, and 14/2 K/BB ratio in 19 2/3 innings this season out of the Round Rock bullpen. He will pitch in mid-relief for Texas.
Jun 11 - 4:35 PM

Ben Rowen (biceps) has been cleared for throwing.

Rowen battled some biceps tendinitis earlier this month and was shut down for about a week as a precautionary measure. The 25-year-old right-hander posted a dominant 0.69 ERA in 65 2/3 innings last season in the minors and is hoping to win an Opening Day bullpen job.
Feb 17 - 11:24 AM

Ben Rowen is dealing with some biceps tendinitis that has him behind at the start of camp.

Rowen, 25, posted a 0.69 ERA over 65 2/3 innings in the minors last season and was added to the Rangers' 40-man roster in November. The reliever shouldn't lose that much ground to the arm discomfort and he'll be given a legit chance to win a bullpen job this spring.
Feb 12 - 8:16 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Ben Rowen from Triple-A Round Rock.

Rowen earned a 40-man roster spot after posting a microscopic 0.69 ERA and 58/17 K/BB ratio in 65 2/3 innings this year between Double- and Triple-A. The 25-year-old submariner has a 1.34 ERA over his first four seasons in pro ball.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:36:00 PM

The Rangers have added right-hander Ben Rowen to major league camp.

Rowen, 24, had a dominant 1.57 ERA, 19 saves and 52/3 K/BB ratio over 57 1/3 innings last season with High-A Myrtle Beach. That K/BB ratio is not a misprint. Chances are he'll begin the season in the minors, but the Rangers want to see what he can against advanced competition.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 12:35:00 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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S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Ross Detwiler
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Martin Perez
9Luke Jackson
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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