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Blaine Hardy | Relief Pitcher | #36

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/14/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Lewis-Clark State
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 22 (0) / KC
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Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.
Hardy has posted a 6.16 ERA over 22 relief appearances this season with the big club. He'll operate in the middle innings. Sep 1 - 10:11 AM

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Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy has posted an ugly 6.16 ERA over 22 relief appearances this season. He's clearing room for the return of Matt Boyd, who will start Tuesday.
Jul 18 - 12:04 AM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy has registered a disappointing 4.15 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, and 13/6 K/BB ratio in 17 1/3 innings this season out of the Tigers' bullpen. He'll be available for Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Giants.
Jul 6 - 9:44 AM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

The move clears a 25-man roster spot for Buck Farmer, who will be called up to start Wednesday against the Angels. Hardy has a 4.15 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in 17 1/3 innings this season out of the Tigers' bullpen.
Jun 6 - 10:49 PM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

Warwick Saupold was sent down to make room for him. Hardy made one appearance for Detroit earlier this year, throwing a scoreless inning against the White Sox on April 6. He'll function as a lefty specialist out of the Tigers' pen.
Apr 20 - 6:40 PM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy was only with the club for two days as an extra bullpen arm while Kyle Ryan was away on paternity leave. He'll likely bounce back and forth between Toledo and the big league club several times this season.
Apr 8 - 9:57 AM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy just missed out on an Opening Day roster spot but receives an early promotion with Kyle Ryan going on paternity leave. The southpaw just be sent back down in a few days.
Apr 6 - 8:31 AM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy had a pretty good spring with a 3.97 ERA and 14/2 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings, but it wasn't enough to win a spot on the Opening Day roster. The 30-year-old appeared in 21 games with the Tigers last season and should get another shot at some point this year.
Mar 29 - 10:52 AM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy has posted a 4.96 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 15 appearances with the Tigers this year. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 02:59:00 PM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy had allowed seven earned runs over his last five innings out of the Detroit bullpen. The left-hander owns a 4.96 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 15 appearances this year.
Wed, Aug 17, 2016 03:05:00 PM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

Kyle Ryan was sent down in the corresponding move. Hardy hasn't had much success in the big leagues this year (5.84 ERA in 13 outings) but he's done a great job for the Mud Hens with a 1.65 ERA over 28 appearances. The 29-year-old will be tasked with getting out left-handers.
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 09:30:00 PM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Detroit will add a fresh bullpen arm Sunday. Hardy allowed one of the Royals' 15 runs on Saturday night and holds a 5.84 ERA and 1.62 WHIP in 12 1/3 innings this year.
Sat, Jun 18, 2016 11:52:00 PM

Tigers recalled LHP Blaine Hardy from Triple-A Toledo.

The Tigers are swapping one left-handed reliever for another with Hardy coming to Detroit and Kyle Ryan heading down to Toledo. Hardy posted a 2.45 ERA in six games for the Tigers earlier this season.
Thu, Jun 2, 2016 11:36:00 PM

Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Triple-A Toledo.

Hardy hadn't appeared in a game for the Tigers since May 5 despite posting a sharp 2.45 ERA and 1.09 WHIP over his first 7 1/3 innings coming off the disabled list. Maybe the Tigers don't fully trust his arm strength yet. Steven Moya got the call in a corresponding move.
Thu, May 12, 2016 09:25:00 AM

Tigers activated LHP Blaine Hardy from the 15-day disabled list.

Hardy will be available out of the Detroit bullpen for Tuesday night's series opener against the Royals after missing the first two weeks of the season with a shoulder impingement. The left-hander looked sharp on his minor league rehab assignment after a rough spring. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Mon, Apr 18, 2016 02:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1James McCann
2Bryan Holaday
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Dixon Machado
3B1Jeimer Candelario
LF1Mikie Mahtook
CF1JaCoby Jones
RF1Nicholas Castellanos
DH1John Hicks
2Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Michael Fulmer
2Jordan Zimmermann
3Daniel Norris
4Matt Boyd
5Buck Farmer
6Chad Bell
7Artie Lewicki
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Shane Greene
2Alex Wilson
3Joe Jimenez
4Warwick Saupold
5Daniel Stumpf
6Drew VerHagen
7Zac Reininger
8Blaine Hardy
9Jairo Labourt
10Victor Alcantara
11Mark Montgomery