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Nefi Ogando | Relief Pitcher | #44

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/3/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 229
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / UDFA / BOS
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Reds activated RHP Nefi Ogando from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Louisville.
Ogando is over a hand injury that had sidelined him since spring training, but the Reds chose not to put him back on the 40-man roster. He'll remain in the organization, though. Aug 26 - 4:42 PM

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Nefi Ogando (hand) has moved his rehab assignment to Double-A Pensacola.

Ogando allowed a total of two runs in three separate innings with the Reds' affiliate in the rookie-level Arizona League. The 28-year-old right-hander has been on the disabled list all season due to a strained throwing hand, but he might get a look at the MLB level after rosters expand on September 1.
Aug 23 - 10:52 AM

Reds transferred RHP Nefi Ogando to the 60-day disabled list.

Nothing has changed in the recovery timetable for the right-hander, this was done merely as a procedural move to create a spot on the 40-man roster. He's currently on a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville.
May 20 - 3:58 PM

Nefi Ogando (hand) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Thursday.

He came out of it well and is slated to face hitters soon. Ogando has been out all season with a right hand strain.
Apr 21 - 5:15 PM

Reds placed RHP Nefi Ogando on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with a right hand strain.

It's unclear how long Ogando will be on the shelf. He'll be used as a middle reliever once healthy.
Apr 2 - 11:00 AM

Reds claimed RHP Nefi Ogando off waivers from the Pirates.

Ogando was designated for assignment by the Pirates late last week. The 27-year-old posted a 2.30 ERA and 8/8 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings with the Marlins last season and could be in the mix for a bullpen spot this spring.
Feb 14 - 1:07 PM

Pirates designated RHP Nefi Ogando for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Phil Gosselin. Ogando was claimed off waivers by the Pirates back in December.
Feb 10 - 1:18 PM

Pirates claimed RHP Nefi Ogando off of waivers from the Marlins.

Ogando was designated for assignment by the Marlins last week when they needed to make room on the 40-man roster for Junichi Tazawa. The 27-year-old hurler did a nice job in limited action out of the Marlins bullpen in 2016, posting a 2.30 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 8/8 K/BB ratio in 15 2/3 innings.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 08:46:00 PM

Marlins designated RHP Nefi Ogando for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Junichi Tazawa. Ogando, 27, has bounced back-and-forth between the majors and minors the last two seasons and seems likely to clear waivers.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 05:29:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Nefi Ogando from Triple-A New Orleans.

Ogando had a 5.68 ERA in five relief appearances with Miami earlier this season. The right-hander will pitch in low-leverage situations down the stretch.
Thu, Sep 1, 2016 03:49:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Nefi Ogando to Triple-A New Orleans.

He holds a 5.68 ERA over five relief appearances with the Marlins. Trade acquisition Hunter Cervenka is joining the big club in Ogando's place.
Sun, Aug 7, 2016 11:25:00 AM

Marlins recalled RHP Nefi Ogando from Triple-A New Orleans.

Ogando gets the call-up despite allowing nine runs over 16 innings for New Orleans this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Jul 31, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Marlins activated RHP Nefi Ogando from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A New Orleans.

Ogando has been sidelined since May 9 due to a fractured rib on his right side. He'll continue to work his way back into game shape at the minor league level and should get another chance with the Marlins later in the summer.
Sun, Jun 26, 2016 08:26:00 PM

Marlins placed RHP Nefi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 9, with a fractured rib on his right side.

It's unclear how much time Ogando will need to miss. The Marlins have called up right-hander Nick Wittgren to take his spot in the bullpen.
Tue, May 10, 2016 03:03:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Nefi Ogando from Triple-A New Orleans.

Ogando, 26, had a 4.05 ERA and 5/1 K/BB ratio in 6 2/3 innings at Triple-A this season. He'll operate in middle relief.
Tue, May 3, 2016 02:45:00 PM

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2Devin Mesoraco
3Stuart Turner
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Shedric Long
SS1Jose Peraza
3B1Eugenio Suarez
LF1Adam Duvall
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Phillip Ervin
3Jose Siri
4Mason Williams
RF1Scott Schebler
2Jesse Winker
3Patrick Kivlehan
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S1Anthony DeSclafani
2Homer Bailey
3Brandon Finnegan
4Luis Castillo
5Robert Stephenson
6Sal Romano
7Amir Garrett
8Tyler Mahle
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PosRoleName
R1Raisel Iglesias
2Michael Lorenzen
3Wandy Peralta
4Kevin Shackelford
5Ariel Hernandez
6Keury Mella
7Austin Brice
8Cody Reed
9Rookie Davis
10Kyle Crockett
11Jackson Stephens
12Joe Mantiply
13Zack Weiss