When Toronto Blue Jays reliever Liam Hendriks got out of a one-out, bases loaded jam in the 7th inning against the Boston Red Sox yesterday, his escape act seemed to signal a watershed moment in this transition from a starting pitcher to a reliever: http://baseballhotcorner.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Video-Hendriks-fans-Bogaerts-MLBcom.mp4 Hendriks was originally signed...
The Royals have acquired minor league catcher Santiago Nessy from the Toronto Blue Jays for right-handed pitcher Liam Hendriks one day after losing in Game 7 of the World Series. The 21-year-old Nessy appeared in 69 games for Class-A Lansing and Dunedin this season, hitting .231 with a homer and 28 RBI. He has spent the past four years in the Blue Jays' minor league system after...
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October 30, 2014 | Discuss
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Liam Hendriks will become just the third Australian ever to don a Royals uniform, following first baseman Justin Huber and left-hander Graeme Lloyd from years ago, but Hendriks really has no time to think about any of that. Hendriks has been called upon for an emergency start tonight for the first-place Royals against the Minnesota Twins in yet another...
As the current leaders of the AL East, the Toronto Blue Jays took a chance when they added Liam Hendriks to the
There is speculation that the Toronto Blue Jays may call on 25-year old farm-hand Liam Hendriks to start Saturday’s contest against the league best Oakland Athletics. Hendriks has 28 MLB starts under his belt with the offensively challenged Minnesota Twins where he posted a career 2-13 record with an inflated 6.06 earned run average and 1.590 WHIP. The native of Australia has...
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed pitcher Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays announced the move Friday. Infielder Brent Morel was designated for assignment. The 25-year-old Hendriks went 1-3 with a 6.85 ERA in 10 games last season with Minnesota. The right-hander from Australia is 2-13 with a 6.06 ERA in three season with the Twins. Hendriks was...
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February 21, 2014 | Discuss
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs claimed Australian right-hander Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The 24-year-old Hendriks made 28 starts and two relief appearances with the Twins from 2011-13, going 2-13 with a 6.06 earned-run average. Last season, he was 1-3 with a 6.85 ERA in 10 games.
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