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Brian Sweeney MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-2 3.38 117.0 54 1.18

Brian Sweeney Bio

  • Full Name: Brian Edward Sweeney
  • Born: 6/13/1974 in Yonkers, NY
  • College: Mercy College
  • Debut: August 16, 2003
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 4 2 3.38 73 2 2 117.0 54 1.18

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Year Team League
2004 Portland PCL

Brian Sweeney Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2013 RHP Brian Sweeney elected free agency.
September 18, 2013 Tacoma Rainiers activated RHP Brian Sweeney from the 7-day disabled list.
January 16, 2013 RHP Brian Sweeney assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
January 16, 2013 Tacoma Rainiers placed RHP Brian Sweeney on the 7-day disabled list.
January 15, 2013 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Brian Sweeney to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 RHP Brian Sweeney elected free agency.
May 24, 2012 Tacoma Rainiers activated RHP Brian Sweeney from the 7-day disabled list.
May 10, 2012 Tacoma Rainiers placed RHP Brian Sweeney on the 7-day disabled list.
April 14, 2012 Tacoma Rainiers activated RHP Brian Sweeney from the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2012 RHP Brian Sweeney assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
January 27, 2012 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Brian Sweeney to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 RHP Brian Sweeney elected free agency.
May 6, 2011 RHP Brian Sweeney assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
May 5, 2011 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Brian Sweeney to a minor league contract.
March 27, 2011 Reno Aces released RHP Brian Sweeney.
January 28, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks invited non-roster RHP Brian Sweeney to spring training.
January 27, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks sent RHP Brian Sweeney outright to Reno Aces.
January 18, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks designated Brian Sweeney for assignment.
November 4, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP Brian Sweeney.
November 3, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed Brian Sweeney off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
June 15, 2010 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Brian Sweeney from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 17, 2010 Tacoma Rainiers signed free agent Brian Sweeney.

Brian Edward Sweeney Bio Info

Brian E. Sweeney...He and his wife, Connie, have two daughters, Ava and Mia...Attended Mercy College from 1993-96...earned East Coast Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year honors as a junior...Graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y. in 1992. 2010 Signed a minor league contract with the Mariners on April 16 and was assigned to Triple-A Tacoma...Went 1-2 with a 3.16 ERA (13 ER in 37.0 IP) with 6 walks and 14 strikeouts in 24 relief appearances with the Mariners after joining the team midseason...tossed at least 2.0 innings in 7 games and went 1-0 with a 1.96 ERA (4 ER in 18.1 IP) in those contests...Went 2-1 with a save, 2.51 ERA (8 ER in 28.2 IP) and .192 opponents average (20-for-104) with 8 walks and 32 strikeouts in 15 games with the Rainiers...tossed at least 2.0 innings in 8 of his 15 appearances...limited left-handed batters to a .119 average (5-for-42)...Strung together a 15.1 inning scoreless streak from April 29-May 24...struck out a season-high 7 batters over 4.1 scoreless innings on April 29 vs. Reno...Selected from Tacoma on June 15...Made his first appearance on June 26 @ Brewers, tossing 4.0 shutout innings after retiring the last 10 batters he faced and 12-of-13 overall...marked his first appearance in the big leagues since Sept. 28, 2006 @ D-backs, a span of 1,367 days...Held opponents scoreless over his first 4 appearances, a span of 8.0 innings...went 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA (1 ER in 10.0 IP) over his first 6 games from June 26-July 8...Posted a 1.77 ERA (4 ER in 20.1 IP) over his final 13 games. 2009 Went 5-8 with a 5.32 ERA (70 ER in 118.1 IP), 52 walks and 58 strikeouts over 21 starts with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. 2008 Went 12-5 with a 3.48 ERA (63 ER in 163.0 IP), 72 walks and 90 strikeouts in 28 games (25 starts) with the Nippon Ham Fighters...Finished second on the team in wins and third in strikeouts. 2007 Went 6-8 with 3.70 ERA (45 ER in 109.1 IP), 36 walks and 56 strikeouts in 21 games (17 starts) with the Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball League. 2006 The reliever set a career high in games (37), wins (two), and innings (56 1/3) in 2006. Earned his first career save with a perfect frame on May 7 vs. the Cubs. Allowed just two runs over 10 innings (1.80 ERA) over seven games in June. He made 16 relief appearances of at least two innings, including four outings for three innings. On April 21, he threw the last three innings of a 14-inning game with the Mets, striking out three and holding them to one hit, earning his first win of the season. 2005 Split time between Triple-A Durham and Portland, going 7-9 with a 4.01 ERA (72 ER in 161.2 IP) in 30 games (26 starts)...Opened the season with Durham...went 3-4 with a 4.06 ERA (23 ER in 51.0 IP) over 10 starts before being released by the Rays on May 24...Signed a minor league contract with the Padres on May 26 and was assigned to Portland...Went 4-5 with a 3.98 ERA (49 ER in 110.2 IP) in 20 games (16 starts) with the Beavers. 2004 Made three trips to the Padres in 2004...recalled June 16...gained first Major League win in his first Major League start June 29 at Arizona...was 11-3 with a 3.70 ERA in 22 starts with Triple-A Portland in 2004. 2003 Opened the season with Tacoma...went 11-10 with a 4.28 ERA (67 ER in 141.0 IP) in 29 games (21 starts)...also had a career-high 115 strikeouts...Ranked fifth in the Pacific Coast League in wins...Selected to the Major League roster with the Mariners on Aug. 15...posted a 1.93 ERA (2 ER in 9.1 IP) and .212 opponents average (7-for-33) with a walk and 7 strikeouts in 5 relief appearances...Made his big league debut on Aug. 16 vs. Red Sox and tossed 3.1 scoreless innings...Struck out a season-high 3 batters on Sept. 16 @ Rangers. 2002 Named Tacoma's Most Valuable Pitcher by the Mariners organization ... his 3.80 ERA was eighth-best in the Pacific Coast League ... set career-high with 113 strikeouts ... had 2 saves and a 1.04 ERA in 7 relief appearances and was 9-5 with a 3.98 ERA in 23 starts ... tossed first career shutout June 20 (game one) at Colorado Springs; struck out season-high 10 batters ... enjoyed 5-game winning streak with a 2.82 ERA (67.0 IP, 21 ER) over 11 starts from May 17-July 12 ... played winter ball with Lara in the Venezuela Winter League.

Acquired:
Signed as a non-drafted free agent Sept. 17, 1996 by Mariners scout Tom McNamara. 2001 Had career-high 7 victories in 2001 with San Antonio ... was 4-2, 4.44 in 9 starts and 3-2 with a save and a 3.19 ERA in 28 relief appearances ... had a strong July, going 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA (20.0 IP, 2 ER) in 9 games, one start ... won his final 5 decisions of the season...went 3-0, 2.70 in 9 Aug. games, 3 starts, striking out 25 in 26.2 innings of work while walking just 2 batters ... went 1-0, 0.00 in 2 postseason games, one start ... made 19 combined appearances with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League and Azucareros in the Dominican Winter League.

2000...
Began the 2000 season with New Haven and played 2 games before landing on the DL from April 16-May 21 with a right hamstring strain ... made 5 consecutive starts, going 2-2, before he was called up to Tacoma on June 23 ... made one relief appearance before a right quad strain put him on the shelf from June 26-July 5 ... transferred back to New Haven Aug. 1 ... allowed just one earned run in his final 18.1 IP ... was 2-1, 0.98 in 18.1 IP in 9 Aug. games.

1999...
Pitched at three different levels in 1999 ... spent majority of season with New Haven...made 5 appearances with Lancaster, April 9-23 ... made 5 appearances, one start with Tacoma, May 26-June 11 ... final 16 appearances were as starter.

1998...
Was a perfect 6-0 for Lancaster in 1998 ... won all 4 of his starts before suffering a right shoulder strain that shelved him from June 21-Sept. 22 ... was the recipient of John Ellis Award recognizing charitable involvement in the Lancaster community.

1997...
Played with Lancaster in 1997, appearing in 40 games.