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Preston Claiborne | Relief Pitcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/21/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Marlins claimed RHP Preston Claiborne off waivers from the Yankees.
Claiborne holds a career 3.79 ERA with 58 strikeouts over 71 1/3 innings of relief. He's a solid middle reliever who provided the Yankees' wrecked pitching staff with a little bit of stability during the 2014 season. He should continue to find relief innings with the Marlins in 2015. Tue, Dec 23, 2014 02:47:00 PM

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Yankees designated RHP Preston Claiborne for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Gonzalez Germen. Claiborne, who turns 27 next month, holds a career 3.79 ERA with 58 strikeouts over 71 1/3 relief frames.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:27:00 PM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne has posted a cool 3.57 ERA in 17 2/3 innings this season for New York. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 03:40:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne has posted a 3.57 ERA in 17 2/3 innings this season with the Yanks. He should be back eventually.
Wed, Jun 4, 2014 04:16:00 PM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne has allowed one run over four relief frames in his two relief appearances with the big club this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 02:34:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne threw 32 pitches in relief of Michael Pineda on Wednesday night, so it's no surprise to see him head back to the minors. He should be back at some point soon.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 04:26:00 PM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne allowed just one earned run over his first six relief innings at Triple-A to earn the promotion. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Apr 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Preston Claiborne failed to retire any of the six batters he faced Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Claiborne was a very reliable reliever for the Yankees for five months last season before struggling in September. Unfortunately, he's continued to flounder in March, amassing a 14.29 ERA. It's most likely going to cost him his spot in the Yankees pen.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 05:44:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The move clears a roster spot for shortstop Derek Jeter, who will return from the disabled list on Monday night. Claiborne has a 2.78 ERA in 45 1/3 major league innings this year and should be back in September.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays. Claiborne owns a quality 2.88 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 40 2/3 innings this season.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 12:24:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne boasts a 2.88 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 40 2/3 relief innings for the Yankees this season, but the club decided to keep a pair of long relievers. He'll be back when rosters expand.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 04:01:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne will be making his major league debut when he gets into a game. He holds a 3.00 ERA with 199 strikeouts over 204 1/4 career minor league innings. The right-hander will work in middle relief.
Fri, May 3, 2013 03:35:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jarrod Saltalamacchia
2Jeff Mathis
3Jhonatan Solano
1B1Michael Morse
2Jeff Baker
2B1Dee Gordon
2Jordany Valdespin
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Donovan Solano
3B1Martin Prado
2Reid Brignac
LF1Christian Yelich
2Tyler Colvin
3Reed Johnson
CF1Marcell Ozuna
2Don Kelly
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
2Ichiro Suzuki
3Vinny Rottino
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Mat Latos
2Henderson Alvarez
3Jarred Cosart
4Dan Haren
5Tom Koehler
6David Phelps
7Brad Hand
8Jose Fernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Steve Cishek
2Mike Dunn
3A.J. Ramos
4Bryan Morris
5Aaron Crow
6Sam Dyson
7Preston Claiborne
8Pat Misch
9Vin Mazzaro
10Ryan Reid
11Nick Masset