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Logan Darnell | Relief Pitcher | #38

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (0) / MIN
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Nationals signed LHP Logan Darnell to a minor league contract.
Darnell spent the 2017 season between the Double-A affiliate of the Rays and the Somerset Patriots of the independent Atlantic League. He last appeared in a major league game in 2014 with the Twins. Jan 3 - 11:41 AM

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Rays signed LHP Logan Darnell to a minor league contract.

Darnell was in the Dodgers organization earlier this season but never made an appearance for them. The 28-year-old hasn't pitched in the majors since 2014 and is simply a depth addition.
Fri, Jul 7, 2017 08:22:00 AM

Dodgers released RHP Logan Darnell.

Darnell was signed last month after pitching in the independent Atlantic League, but he's being released before making an appearance in the Dodgers organization. It's unclear what prompted the transaction.
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Dodgers signed RHP Logan Darnell to a minor league contract.

The veteran right-hander had been pitching for Somerset in the independent Atlantic League where he registered a 4.71 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 13/3 K/BB ratio across 21 innings. He hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2014 and is nothing more than a minor league depth signing at this point.
Sat, May 20, 2017 09:32:00 AM

Logan Darnell has elected free agency.

Darnell was removed from the Twins' 40-man roster last winter and spent all season at Triple-A Rochester, posting a 3.53 ERA over 18 starts. He'll look for a minor league deal elsewhere.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 11:09:00 AM

Twins reassigned LHP Logan Darnell to minor league camp.

The Twins' bullpen is now in place, with Fernando Abad getting a lefty reliever spot. Darnell was outrighted off the Twins' 40-man roster back in January and will serve as bullpen depth in Triple-A.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 10:55:00 AM

Twins sent LHP Logan Darnell outright to Triple-A Rochester.

Darnell cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last Friday. He'll try to make the team out of spring training. Darnell posted a 2.78 ERA in 77 2/3 IP for Triple-A Rochester last season. He was less successful at the major league level, finishing with a 7.13 ERA across seven appearances.
Thu, Jan 28, 2016 01:34:00 PM

Twins designated LHP Logan Darnell for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Michael Strong. Darnell holds a 7.13 ERA over 24 innings at the major league level.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016 03:17:00 PM

Twins activated LHP Logan Darnell from the 60-day disabled list.

Darnell's season ended early due to pneumonia. He'll have a normal offseason.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 09:52:00 AM

Twins placed LHP Logan Darnell on the 60-day disabled list with pneumonia.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Ricky Nolasco's return. Darnell had already been effectively ruled out for the season due to pneumonia and is now officially done.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 01:56:00 PM

Logan Darnell is battling pneumonia and is unlikely to pitch this month.

Darnell contracted the illness nearly a week after being promoted earlier this month and was sent for an X-ray when he wasn't improving. "It got real bad," Darnell said. "On the X-ray, my whole right lung was covered (in fluids)." The lefty has lost 17 pounds due to the illness. He won't make an appearance for the Twins but plans to play winter ball in Venezuela.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 09:07:00 AM

Twins recalled LHP Logan Darnell from Triple-A Rochester.

Darnell put up a 2.78 ERA while splitting his time between starting and relieving at Rochester this season. The Twins will use him in long relief.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 12:14:00 PM

Logan Darnell will make a spot start for the Twins on Sunday afternoon against the Angels.

Darnell pitched terribly in two starts earlier this year at the major league level. The 25-year-old southpaw is not a good fantasy streaming option versus Anaheim.
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 11:09:00 PM

Twins recalled LHP Logan Darnell from Triple-A Rochester.

The 25-year-old struggled mightily in two starts with the Twins earlier this season but presumably will be used in relief this time. Darnell put up a 3.60 ERA over 115 innings at Rochester.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 10:18:00 PM

Twins optioned LHP Logan Darnell to Triple-A Rochester.

The 25-year-old hurler struggled badly through two starts with the Twins, and they decided that they had seen enough. Tommy Milone is expected to join the Twins rotation next weekend.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 07:14:00 PM

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