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George Sherrill

36-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 225   DOB: 4/19/1977   BORN: Memphis, TN   COLLEGE: Austin Peay   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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George Sherrill Contract Information:

Agreed to a minor league contract with the Royals in December of 2012.

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Sherrill was released from his contract Friday at Triple-A Omaha, the Kansas City Star reports.

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George Sherrill Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 28 AAA TAC 21 0 0 22.7 18 6 0 36 6 1 3 7 2.38 1.06
2005 28 MAJ SEA 29 0 0 19.0 13 11 3 24 7 4 3 0 5.21 1.05
2006 29 MAJ SEA 72 0 0 40.0 30 19 0 42 27 2 4 1 4.28 1.43
2007 30 MAJ SEA 73 0 0 45.7 28 12 4 56 17 2 0 3 2.36 0.99
2008 31 MAJ BAL 57 0 0 53.3 47 28 6 58 33 3 5 31 4.73 1.50
2009 32 MAJ BAL 42 0 0 41.3 34 11 3 39 13 0 1 20 2.40 1.14
2009 32 MAJ LOS 30 0 0 27.7 19 2 1 22 11 1 0 1 0.65 1.08
2009  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ BAL/LOS 72 0 0 69.0 53 13 4 61 24 1 1 21 1.70 1.12
2010 33 A+ Inl 2 1 0 2.0 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
2010 33 AAA Alb 2 1 0 1.2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.67
2010 33 MAJ LAD 65 0 0 36.3 46 27 4 25 24 2 2 0 4 7 6.69 1.93
2011 34 MAJ ATL 51 0 0 36.0 33 12 3 38 12 3 1 0 1 7 3.00 1.25
2012 35 MAJ SEA 2 0 0 1.3 6 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 27.00 5.25
2013 36 AAA Oma 21 0 0 21.2 23 15 1 30 14 0 1 0 0 0 6.23 1.75
3-Year Averages MAJ   26 0 0 18.7 19 8 2 19 6 1 0 0 0 3 3.86 1.34
Career  (View All) MAJ   442 0 0 324.3 280 136 29 320 154 19 17 56 3.77 1.34

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George Sherrill Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201240040011.000
20118132120301.256

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20126012001.400
20116861113102.236

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201120.001024733.151.10

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20121.300001227.005.25
201116.030014502.811.44
George Sherrill Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 28 AAA TAC 21 0 22.7 14.29 2.38 6.00 0.00 75% 2.38 .82 .392
2005 28 MAJ SEA 29 0 19.0 11.37 3.32 3.43 1.42 52.9% 5.21 3.87 .253
2006 29 MAJ SEA 72 0 40.0 9.45 6.08 1.56 0.00 0.69 66.7% 4.28 3.19 .298
2007 30 MAJ SEA 73 0 45.7 11.04 3.35 3.29 0.79 0.51 80.5% 2.36 3.04 .248
2008 31 MAJ BAL 57 0 53.3 9.79 5.57 1.76 1.01 0.53 70.3% 89.7 MPH 4.73 4.41 .307
2009 32 MAJ BAL 42 0 41.3 8.49 2.83 3.00 0.65 0.86 81.8% 90.2 MPH 2.40 3.23 .286
2009 32 MAJ LOS 30 0 27.7 7.16 3.58 2.00 0.33 0.86 96.6% 90.2 MPH 0.65 3.31 .243
2009  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ BAL/LOS 72 0 69.0 7.96 3.13 2.54 0.52 0.86 87.7% 90.2 MPH 1.70 3.26 .268
2010 33 A+ Inl 2 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 4.50 1.20 .452
2010 33 AAA Alb 2 1 1.2 22.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -1.80 .839
2010 33 MAJ LAD 65 0 36.3 6.19 5.94 1.04 0.99 1.11 65.2% 88.5 MPH 6.69 5.32 .352
2011 34 MAJ ATL 51 0 36.0 9.50 3.00 3.17 0.75 1.26 78.6% 87.7 MPH 3.00 3.26 .321
2012 35 MAJ SEA 2 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 0.00 13.50 5.00 60% 85.9 MPH 27.00 24.95 .515
2013 36 AAA Oma 21 0 21.2 12.74 5.94 2.14 0.42 61.1% 6.23 2.96 .425
3-Year Averages MAJ   26 0 18.7 9.16 2.89 3.17 0.96 73.9% 3.86 3.52 .336
Career MAJ   442 0 324.3 8.88 4.27 2.08 0.80 73.6% 3.77 3.86 .297

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Worst Matchups for George Sherrill (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ian Kinsler DET 5 4 1 4 0 1 0 .800 1.600 2.400
Andrew McCutchen PIT 5 3 1 4 1 0 0 .600 1.400 2.067
Torii Hunter DET 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 .750 1.250 2.000
Ryan Doumit ATL 5 3 1 3 0 0 0 .600 1.200 1.800
Mark Teixeira NY-A 6 2 1 2 1 1 0 .333 1.000 1.429
Marlon Byrd PHI 5 2 1 3 0 1 2 .400 1.000 1.400
Nick Swisher CLE 8 3 1 3 2 1 0 .375 .750 1.250
Victor Martinez DET 8 4 0 4 1 2 0 .500 .625 1.181
Alex Rios TEX 6 2 1 2 0 2 0 .333 .833 1.167
Adam LaRoche WAS 6 2 1 3 0 1 0 .333 .833 1.167

Best Matchups for George Sherrill (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
David Ortiz BOS 12 1 0 0 0 5 0 .083 .167 .250
Lyle Overbay MIL 12 1 0 1 0 6 1 .083 .167 .244
Jose Bautista TOR 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .200
Chase Headley SD 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .000 .200
Dan Johnson TOR 11 1 0 2 0 4 0 .091 .091 .182
Alex Gordon KC 7 0 0 0 0 6 0 .000 .000 .000
Coco Crisp OAK 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
A.J. Pierzynski BOS 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Gonzalez COL 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .000
Nate McLouth WAS 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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George Sherrill: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sherrill (elbow) made his 2013 debut for Triple-A Omaha on Saturday, giving up two runs on a hit and a walk over two-thirds of an inning.

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Sherrill was re-signed to a minor league contract by the Royals on Wednesday, which includes an invitation to the rest of spring training.

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Sherrill, who is coming off Tommy John surgery, could be ready to return as soon as late April, the Kansas City Star Reports.

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Sherrill (elbow) signed a minor league contract with the Royals on Tuesday, the Royals’ official site reports.

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Sherrill (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day DL on Friday, the Mariners' official Twitter feed reports.

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Sherrill (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery May 4, effectively ending his season, the Mariners' official Twitter page reports.

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Sherrill (elbow) will undergo surgery in May and is likely done for the season, Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times reports.

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Sherrill has been placed on the 15-day DL with a strained flexor bundle in his left elbow, the Mariners' official Twitter feed reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for George Sherrill.

2012

Sherrill is a lefty specialist who will set up for closer Brandon League after signing with Seattle. Sherrill bounced back from a poor 6.69 ERA in 2010 by posting his usual strong numbers against lefties (.608 OPS allowed and 32:1 K:BB ratio) along with passable numbers in limited use against righties (.722 OPS allowed compared to 1.223 OPS allowed in 2010). Still, his large career platoon splits likely limit his upside.

2011

Sherrill took a huge step back in 2010, posting a 6.69 ERA in 36.1 innings for the Dodgers, a mark that resulted in his being non-tendered following the season. Sherrill, though, was again dominant versus left-handed hitters, allowing southpaws to bat just .192/.286/.288 against him. That line got Sherrill a one-year $1.2 million deal from the Braves, for whom he'll presumably work as a left-handed specialist if he's unable to regain his pre-2010 form.

2010

Sherrill had the best season of his career, notching 21 saves with a 1.70 ERA and 61:24 K:BB in 69 innings. He was even better for the Dodgers after coming over in July, allowing just two earned runs in 27.2 innings setting up Jonathan Broxton. Sherrill earned $2.75 million in 2009 and is eligible for a raise through arbitration, so it's possible he could be traded prior to the start of the season. He could wind up closing again if he's traded to the right team.

2009

With Chris Ray recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2008, Sherrill was given the closer's job after being brought over from Seattle in the Erik Bedard deal. Sherrill did not disappoint in the season's first two months, notching 17 saves through May. But Sherrill saw his ERA go from 3.09 on June 28 to 4.72 by season's end while missing a month with shoulder problems. His walked rate rose significantly (33 in 53.1 innings), which in turn caused his WHIP to hit 1.50. Chris Ray should be ready for spring training, and the two will likely compete for the closer's job.

2008

After allowing three homers in two seasons, Sherrill gave up four home runs last season. That's about the only negative one can pin on Sherrill, however, as he posted career-lows in ERA (2.36), WHIP (0.985) and BAA (.179). Sherrill was again death on left-handed hitters. In 90 at-bats against southpaws, Sherrill struck out 40 and allowed 10 walks and 14 hits. While the Mariners unwisely treat him as a LOOGY, Sherrill is nearly as dominant against righties. In 66 at-bats against right-handers, Sherrill allowed a .212 AVG and .276 OBP, proving capable of handling the eighth-inning set-up duties from both sides of the mound. Overall, among relievers with more than 60 inherited runners, Sherrill allowed the lowest percentage of inherited runners to score, 22.5 percent (16-of-71), in the majors. If J.J. Putz goes down, Sherrill, who had 23 holds, likely would pick up the closer duties.

2007

Sherrill's overall stats look pretty pedestrian, but he absolutely dominated left-handed batters last season as the lefty set-up man. Against left-handers, he struck out 29, walked eight unintentionally and allowed only 11 hits in 24 innings for a .083 WHIP. His .143 opponent's average against southpaws was the second-lowest among relievers with at least 35 appearances. Sherrill did a great job of keeping the ball in the park, as well, as he was the only reliever with at least 30 innings pitched to not allow a home run. In 40 innings over 72 appearances, Sherrill stranded 76.3 percent (45-of-59) of his inherited runners and totaled 17 holds. He'll return to the same role this season and with Rafael Soriano out of the picture, Sherrill likely would close should anything happen to J.J. Putz.

2006

After pitching himself out of a job in spring training, Sherrill impressed in a midseason call-up, stranding 25 of 28 inherited runners. Sherrill struck out 24 in 19 innings and walked just seven (two intentional). He took over the lefty set-up job when Ron Villone was traded and that's likely where he'll find himself this season.

2005

Sherrill's 2004 ended early with arm fatigue. While he didn't overwhelm during his Seattle stint, he likely earned a spot in the 2005 bullpen as a lefty set-up man. He could close, if needed, which would increase his fantasy value.

2004

Sherrill is a left-hander signed out of the Independent League. In Double-A last year, he pitched 27 1/3 innings in relief - and allowed one run. Sherrill throws a slider, fastball and change. The Mariners need left-handed relievers, so with a good spring, he could make the club.