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Rangers release Eric Surkamp, sell his rights to KBO’s Hanwha Eagles

According to a report from MLB Roster Moves on Thursday evening, the Texas Rangers have released left-handed pitcher Eric Surkamp. However, in doing so, the Rangers then sold Surkamp’s contractual rights to the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization. The 28-year-old lefty has had quite the tumultuous 2016 campaign thus far while he will now be taking his talents overseas...
Via Today's Knuckleball
19 days ago

Waiver-wire addition headed to Asia, not Arlington with Rangers

ARLINGTON -- Left-hander Eric Surkamp, claimed on waivers from Oakland on June 29, likely will never throw a pitch at any level of the Texas Rangers' organization.The Rangers put Surkamp on the 40-man major-league roster and assigned him to Triple-A Round Rock, but he has not reported. According to two baseball officials, the Rangers are pursuing the sale of Surkamp to an Asian team...
Via SportsDay
19 days ago

Eric Surkamp claimed off waivers by Texas Rangers

Starting pitcher Eric Surkamp was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. The lefty was designated for assignment by the Oakland A's on Monday to make room for new pitcher Nick Tepesch, who was himself claimed off waivers from the Dodgers. Surkamp didn't find much success in Oakland, but he filled a gaping hole in the roster by making nine starts for the A's beleaguered...
Via Athletics Nation
28 days ago

Rangers claim SP Eric Surkamp off of waivers

The Oakland A’s announced today that their former starting pitcher, Eric Surkamp, had been claimed off of waivers by their division-rival Texas Rangers. Oakland had designated Surkamp for assignment earlier this week when the team had picked up starting pitcher Nick Tepesch off of waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Surkamp struggled mightily with the A’s after being signed...
Via Today's Knuckleball
28 days ago

Surkamp gets another crack at Angels

The A's will send left-hander Eric Surkamp to the mound Friday at Angel Stadium, and the Angels will counter with veteran Jered Weaver, who tossed a three-hit shutout in Oakland in his last start.
June 23, 2016

A's call up Eric Surkamp to start

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics placed left-hander Sean Manaea on the 15-day disabled list with a strained (left) forearm on Tuesday and recalled left-hander Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Nashville. Manaea underwent an MRI earlier Tuesday that showed a minor muscle injury, A's manager Bob Melvin said. ''I think I'll be good in 15 days,'' Manaea said. ''I don't have any...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Surkamp to start Tuesday vs. Rangers

On Sunday, the A's announced that Eric Surkamp would once again get the call to take a turn in the rotation. This makes the fourth time that Surkamp has been recalled to the Majors since the start of the season to make a spot start.
June 12, 2016

Surkamp tabbed as A's first starter in spring games

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Eric Surkamp is getting a chance to make a good impression right away in spring training. The 28-year-old left-hander who has shuttled between the majors and Triple-A for the past three seasons with three different organizations was named the Oakland Athletics' starting pitcher for the first game of spring training on Thursday. He had one inning of effective work...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox claim Surkamp off waivers from Giants

The Chicago White Sox say they have claimed left-handed pitcher Eric Surkamp off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and lost infielder Brent Morel to the Toronto Blue Jays. The 26-year-old Surkamp, a sixth-round pick by the Giants in the 2008 amateur draft, went 0-1 with a 23.63 ERA in one spot start for San Francisco last season that lasted only 2 2-3 innings on July 23 against...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

From the Sneaky Department: Sox Claim Eric Surkamp

According to the San Francisco Chronicle's Hank Schulman, the White Sox have claimed 26 year-old south paw Eric Surkamp off waivers from the Giants. While this may not seem like the most significant of moves right now, it could certainly be one that does have an impact on the 2014 season. Surkamp tossing in one of his few MLB appearances. Credit: Tony Medina, Getty Images...
Via Grab Some Bench
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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