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Brian Wolfe | Relief Pitcher

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (33) / 11/29/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brian Wolfe has signed a contract with the Nippon Ham Fighters in Japan.
Wolfe, 29, posted a disappointing 8.22 ERA, 2.09 WHIP and 11/7 K/BB ratio last season in 15 1/3 innings of relief. He has a 3.81 career ERA and a 1.22 career WHIP in 82 2/3 major league frames. Fri, Jan 8, 2010 09:15:00 AM
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Blue Jays recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Wolfe had a brief stint with the big club earlier this season, allowing seven runs, including three homers, in 8 1/3 innings of work. While he thrives on his control, the 28-year-old right-hander will likely never strike out enough batters to stick on the major league level.
Tue, Sep 1, 2009 01:13:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Brian Wolfe to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Wolfe spent exactly one month in the majors, and surrendered seven earned runs in 8 1/3 innings. He still showed fine control, but was simply far too hittable.
Wed, Jun 3, 2009 08:57:00 AM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Wolfe, 28, is a control artist who has excelled in his trials with Toronto, pitching to a 2.81 ERA in 67 1/3 innings. Only his relatively low K-rates make him a less-than-ideal candidate for big league success.
Fri, May 1, 2009 02:24:00 PM

According to the Toronto Star, Brian Wolfe (shoulder) is unlikely to make the Opening Day roster.

Wolfe has been sidelined by a shoulder injury, but threw from 120 feet Sunday. There's no timetable yet on his return to game action.
Mon, Mar 23, 2009 09:47:00 AM

Brian Wolfe threw on flat ground Monday, his first throwing session since injuring his right shoulder last Tuesday.

Wolfe had some soreness after the session, but nothing that caused any additional concern. There's still no word on when he might be ready to return to the mound.
Mon, Mar 16, 2009 08:08:00 PM

An MRI taken on Brian Wolfe's shoulder on Wednesday revealed no structural damage.

Considering that he heard a pop in his shoulder on Tuesday, this qualifies as positive news. However, Wolfe is still dealing with inflammation in the shoulder and there's currently no word on when he'll return to action.
Wed, Mar 11, 2009 08:15:00 PM

Brian Wolfe pulled himself from Tuesday's game after coming down with pain in his right throwing shoulder.

Wolfe allowed five runs in the fifth inning while pitching through tightness, and he shut it down only after he heard a pop in his shoulder. Wolfe was a candidate for one of the three open spots in the Blue Jays bullpen, but this injury sounds like it could be severe.
Source: MLBlogs.
Tue, Mar 10, 2009 06:12:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe deserved to spend all year in the majors, but he had options and the Jays weren't afraid to use them. He had a 3.00 ERA in 18 innings when used by Toronto. He was at 2.98 in 45 1/3 innings in 2007.
Tue, Sep 2, 2008 01:57:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Brian Wolfe to Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe tossed three scoreless innings during two weeks with the team and now has a 3.00 ERA in 18 innings overall this season after posting a 2.98 ERA in 45 1/3 innings last year, but for some reason the Blue Jays can't find room for him in their bullpen.
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 09:20:00 AM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe spent the first two months of the season with the team, posting a 3.60 ERA and 1.27 WHIP. He hasn't allowed a run in 8 2/3 innings at Triple-A, and will joint the Blue Jays bullpen.
Wed, Jul 9, 2008 06:16:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Brian Wolfe to Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe deserves better after posting a 3.13 ERA in 60 1/3 innings since the beginning of last year, but the Jays have decided to keep Shawn Camp and Brandon League over him for now.
Sat, Jun 28, 2008 02:42:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe is back after missing a month and a half with a strained right triceps. He should get a look in the seventh and eighth innings with Jeremy Accardo out.
Sat, Jun 7, 2008 01:27:00 PM

Blue Jays activated LHP Brian Wolfe from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse.

Wolfe has been sidelined since mid-April with a triceps strain, but should get another chance in the Blue Jays' bullpen once he proves to be healthy while getting some work in at Triple-A.
Thu, Jun 5, 2008 12:17:00 PM

Brian Wolfe pitched a hitless inning Sunday in his first rehab appearance for Single-A Dunedin.

Wolfe has been out since mid-April with a right triceps strain. He could return in about a week. Armando Benitez's spot could be in jeopardy.
Mon, May 26, 2008 01:07:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Dioner Navarro
2Josh Thole
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Dan Johnson
2B1Maicer Izturis
2Steve Tolleson
3Munenori Kawasaki
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Juan Francisco
3Danny Valencia
LF1Melky Cabrera
2John Mayberry
CF1Colby Rasmus
2Kevin Pillar
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Adam Lind
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Brandon Morrow
3Mark Buehrle
4Drew Hutchison
5J.A. Happ
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Casey Janssen
2Aaron Loup
3Brett Cecil
4Dustin McGowan
5Todd Redmond
6Aaron Sanchez
7Chad Jenkins
8Daniel Norris
9Brandon Morrow