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Nefi Ogando | Relief Pitcher | #55

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/3/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 229
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / UDFA / BOS
Contract: view contract details
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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

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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

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

Ogando, who was claimed off waivers from the Phillies in December, made four appearances in the majors last season and posted a 2.86 ERA and 55/31 K/BB ratio over 63 innings between stops in Double- and Triple-A. The 26-year-old should get a shot in Miami's bullpen at some point this year.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 09:04:00 AM

Marlins claimed RHP Nefi Ogando off waivers from the Phillies.

Ogando made four appearances with the Phillies in 2015 and posted a 2.86 ERA and and 55/31 K/BB ratio over 63 innings between Double- and Triple-A. The 26-year-old could compete for a bullpen job in the spring.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 02:51:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Nefi Ogando from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Pitching between Double-A and Triple-A, Ogando held a 3.14 ERA and 55/31 K/BB ratio over 63 innings. He'll likely pitch in lower level situations out of the Phillies bullpen.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 04:34:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Nefi Ogando to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ogando was only in the majors for two games and did not make an appearance. The 26-year-old right-hander has a 3.05 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, and 51/30 K/BB ratio in 59 innings this season between Double-A and Triple-A.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 10:19:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Nefi Ogando from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ogando has put up a 3.05 ERA with 51 strikeouts over 59 relief innings between Double- and Triple-A this season. The 26-year-old will be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 02:59:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Nefi Ogando to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Ogando allowed one run and struck out six over 5 1/3 innings this spring. The 25-year-old reliever still needs some seasoning in the minors.
Fri, Mar 20, 2015 08:32:00 AM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP Nefi Ogando from Double-A Reading.

Ogando struck out 57 over 56 innings for Reading this past season but also held a 6.27 ERA. Still, the Phillies like his arm and he now can't be taken in the Rule 5 Draft.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 09:39:00 PM