George Sherrill

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George Sherrill MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
19-17 3.77 324.1 320 1.34

George Sherrill Bio

  • Full Name: George Friederich Sherrill
  • Born: 4/19/1977 in Memphis, TN
  • College: Austin Peay State
  • Debut: July 16, 2004
  • Last Game: 4/9/2012
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 19 17 3.77 442 0 56 324.1 320 1.34

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Awards

George Sherrill Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Baltimore AL

George Sherrill Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2007 3 24th in AL
2008 31 7th in AL
2009 20 11th in AL

Games

Season G Rank
2006 72 5th in AL
2007 73 7th in AL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2006 17 14th in AL
2007 22 7th in AL

George Sherrill Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 27, 2013 Omaha Storm Chasers released LHP George Sherrill.
April 21, 2013 Omaha Storm Chasers activated LHP George Sherrill from the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2013 LHP George Sherrill assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 27, 2013 Kansas City Royals signed free agent LHP George Sherrill to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
March 25, 2013 Kansas City Royals released LHP George Sherrill.
December 7, 2012 Kansas City Royals signed free agent LHP George Sherrill to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2012 LHP George Sherrill elected free agency.
October 29, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated LHP George Sherrill from the 60-day disabled list.
June 1, 2012 Seattle Mariners transferred LHP George Sherrill from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 13, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed LHP George Sherrill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10, 2012. Strained flexor bundle in left elbow
December 30, 2011 Seattle Mariners signed free agent LHP George Sherrill.
October 30, 2011 LHP George Sherrill elected free agency.
September 26, 2011 Atlanta Braves activated LHP George Sherrill from the 15-day disabled list.
August 31, 2011 Atlanta Braves placed LHP George Sherrill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 27, 2011. Left elbow inflammation.
December 10, 2010 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP George Sherrill.
December 2, 2010 LHP George Sherrill elected free agency.
June 8, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP George Sherrill from the 15-day disabled list.
June 5, 2010 Inland Empire 66ers sent LHP George Sherrill on a rehab assignment to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 1, 2010 George Sherrill assigned to Inland Empire 66ers.
May 25, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP George Sherrill on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 24, 2010. Stiff middle back
July 30, 2009 Baltimore Orioles traded LHP George Sherrill to Los Angeles Dodgers.

George Friederich Sherrill Bio Info

Full name is George Friederich Sherrill...resides in Murray, Utah, with his wife and son...Graduated from Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, Tenn.) in May 2000. 2012 George opened the season with the Mariners, but was able to make just 2 relief appearances before being placed on the 15-day D.L. with a left elbow injury...Underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on May 4 and was lost for the season. 2011 Appeared in 51 games for the Braves, going 3-1 with 7 holds and a 3.00 ERA (12 ER, 36.0 IP) ... Allowed only 4 of 37 inherited runners to score (10.8%), tops among qualifying NL relievers ... Held opponents to a .248 batting average (33x133), including a lower mark vs. right-handed batters (.236) vs. left-handed batters (.256) ... Struck out career-high 5 batters in 2.0 innings July 28 vs. Pittsburgh... 7th career outing of 2.0+ innings ... Faced only 1 batter in 13 of 51 appearances (6 K's) ... Made last appearance of the season Aug. 26 at New York (NL)...placed on the 15-day disabled list Aug. 31 (retro to 8/27)-Sept. 26 with left elbow inflammation. 2010 Was acquired from Baltimore in exchange for minor leaguers Josh Bell and Steve Johnson on 7/30 ... Finished with an overall record of 1-1 with a 1.70 ERA in 72 games between BAL and LAD...Made his Dodger debut on 7/31 at ATL and fired a scoreless inning of relief, that frame began a string of 14.1 scoreless innings to begin his Dodger career ... Left-handers went just 10-for-78 against him (.128), including 4-for- 33 (.121) as a Dodger ... In August, appeared in 14 games and posted a 0.63 ERA (1 ER/14.1 IP), while holding batters to a .226 average...In September, went 1-0 and allowed just one run in 12.1 innings pitched (0.73 ERA) ... Posted a 0.61 ERA at Dodger Stadium in 16 games ... Limited hitters to a .137 average (7-for-51) at Chavez Ravine...Overall, held cleanup hitters to a .048 average on the season (1-for-21)...Since joining the Dodgers on 7/30, had the third-lowest ERA (0.65) among all big league pitchers with 15.0 or more innings pitched...Saved his first and only game with the Dodgers on 8/22, firing a scoreless ninth against CHC ... Became the fourth Tennessee-born pitcher in Los Angeles Dodger history, joining Claude Osteen (339 games), pitching coach Rick Honeycutt (128) and Greg McMichael (12). 2009 Experienced left-handed reliever was dominant for the Dodgers after being acquired from Baltimore in exchange for minor leaguers Josh Bell and Steve Johnson...At the time of the trade, was 0-1 with a 2.40 ERA (11 ER/41.1 IP) and 20 saves in 23 chances over 42 games as the Orioles' closer...the trade was the first the Dodgers made with the Orioles since acquiring Mike Trombley for Kris Foster and Geronimo Gil on July 31, 2001...With the Dodgers, ended up going 1-0 with a 0.65 ERA (2 ER/27.2 IP) and one save in 30 games...overall finished 1-1 with a 1.70 ERA in 72 games in the American and National League...Made his Dodger debut on July 31 at Atlanta and fired a scoreless inning...that frame began a string of 14.1 scoreless innings to begin his Dodger career...Left-handers went just 10-for-78 against him (.128), including 4-for-33 (.121) as a Dodger...In the month of August, appeared in 14 games and posted a 0.63 ERA (1 ER/14.1 IP), while holding batters to a .226 average... followed that up in September by going 1-0 and allowing just one run in 12.1 innings pitched (0.73 ERA)...the opposition hit just .163 against him during the month...After the All-Star break with the O's and Dodgers, went 1-0 with an 0.85 ERA (3 ER/31.2 IP) in 34 games...Posted a 0.61 ERA at Dodger Stadium in 16 games...limited hitters to a .137 average (7-for-51) at Chavez Ravine...Overall, held cleanup hitters to a .048 average on the season (1-for-21)...While pitching for the Orioles in Interleague Play, hitters went just 1-for-29 against him (.034) in nine games...During his time with the Dodgers beginning on July 30, had the third-lowest ERA (0.65) among all big league pitchers with 15 or more innings pitched...Saved his first and only game with the Dodgers on Aug. 22, firing a scoreless ninth against the Cubs...Hails from Memphis and became the fourth Tennessee-born pitcher in Los Angeles Dodger history, joining Claude Osteen (339 games), pitching coach Rick Honeycutt (128) and Greg McMichael (12) 2008 Saved 31 games, 7th-most in the American League, and set career-highs with 53.1 innings pitched and 58 strikeouts...Selected to his first career All-Star team and pitched 2.1 scoreless innings (H, 2K) in the American League's 4-3, 15-inning win...His 31 saves tie him for 2nd place in team history for most saves by a first year Oriole (Lee Smith, 33 in 1994 and Randy Myers, 31 in 1996)...Held left-handed hitters to a .190 average (12-63)...Went 2-4 with 28 saves in 43 games before the All-Star break...Pitched to a 1.89 ERA(19.0IP, 4ER) with 12 saves and 19 strikeouts in 20 games against 2008 playoff teams (BOS, TB, CWS, LAAand CHC)...Pitched to a 3.03 ERA(35.2IP, 12ER) in 37 save situations and an 8.15 ERA(17.2IP, 16ER) in 20 non-save situations...Went 1-0 with nine saves in his first 11 games for the O's, April 2-26, before suffering his first blown save on April 28...Had a season-high 16 appearance streak without a blown save, May 9-June 13, during which he had 11 saves and pitched to a 1.17 ERA(15.1IP, 2ER)...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became only the sixth pitcher in MLB history (the first since Joe Nathan in 2005) to earn a save by striking out the final three batters of the game, all with bases loaded, when he earned the save over the Cubs on June 24...Collected his 31st save (IP, H) on August 5 @LAAto surpass the O's team total of 30 in 2007...Placed on 15-day disabled left with left shoulder inflammation, retroactive to August 16, on August 19...Activated from disabled list on September 11...Allowed 3 earned runs in first appearance off the disabled list, September 14 vMIN, but did not allow a run in his final 3 appear- ances of the season (2.2IP, BB, 3K) 2007 Led Seattle and ranked tied for 7th in the American League with 73 appearances...Has made 145 appearances over the last two seasons, tied for the most in the AL with Scot Shields...Averaged 11.04 strikeouts/9.0 IP, 4th best among AL relievers...Limited opponents to a .179 (28-156) batting average, 3rd lowest among AL relievers, and held lefties to a .156 (14-90) mark...Led the Mariners and ranked 7th in the AL with 22 holds, 5th highest total in Seattle history...Among AL relievers with at least 50 appearances, ranked 11th with a 2.36 ERA...His 73 appearances tied for 3rd highest total in Seattle history...Became the third pitcher in club history to record back-to-back seasons with 70 or more appearances, joining Norm Charlton (1996-97) and Arthur Rhodes (2000-01), and his 145 appearances in consecutive seasons are the 2nd most in club history behind Ed Vande Berg (146 in 1982-83)...Retired 20 of 21 batters faced, including 19 consecutive, from April 4-May 2 (6.2IP, 0ER)...Allowed a 3-run home run to New York's Johnny Damon on May 4, the first long ball he had allowed since 9/18/05, a span of 88 games...Allowed a homer to Jim Thome, his only batted faced on August 18 and a grand slam to Danny Richar on August 19, both vs. Chicago, marking the first time in his career he allowed HR in back-to-back games...Allowed a career-high 4 homers after not allowing any in '06...Faced only one batter (9 strikeouts) in 25 of his 73 appearances...Retired the first batter he faced in 51 of 73 appearances (13H, 7BB, 1HBP, 1ROE)...Inherited 71 runners, 2nd most in AL behind Chicago's Boone Logan (78)...Stranded 78 percent (55 of 71)...Went 1-0 with one save and a 1.21 ERA (22.1IP, 3ER) in 38 appearances at Seattle's Safeco Field...Lowered his season ERA to 1.27 on August 9 with 1.2 shutout innings...Over his last 20 appearances, posted a 6.10 ERA (10.1IP, 7ER). 2006 Sherrill appeared in a career-best 72 games in 2006 as the Mariners' left-handed specialist out of the bullpen. Left-handed batters hit only .173 against Sherrill. He stranded 45 of his team-high 59 inherited runners and didn't allow a home run all season. 2005 Started year with AAA Tacoma, but was recalled May 15...retired only batter faced after inheriting bases loaded jam vs. New York May 16, but was optioned following game...Recalled for a second time July 31 and spent remainder of season in Seattle...Stranded 23 of 26 inherited runners (88%)...Was second among Seattle relievers with four wins...Did not allow an earned run in 22 of 29 appearances...Limited opposing hitters to a .194 batting average against, and left-handed hitters to a .156 mark...Did not allow a run in first six appearances with Seattle...Mariners were 11-2 in his 13 appearances Aug. 30-Sept. 29 (2-0, 2.45)...Charged with loss #3 after allowing 3 hits and 4 earned runs without retiring a batter in final game of season; outing raised his ERA from 3.32 to 5.21 and his batting average against from .156 to .194...Was 1-3-7, 2.38 in 22 games with Tacoma...On the disabled list May 25-July 15 with a left shoulder strain, including three rehabilitation appearances with rookie-A Peoria. 2004 Selected from Tacoma on July 15 after going 4-2, 2.32 with 13 saves in 36 games with Tacoma...13 saves tied for 7th in PCL...had just 9 walks and 62 strikeouts in 50.1 innings...made ML debut on July 16 vs. Cleveland, allowing 2 runs in 1.0 inning...suffered 5-4 loss Aug. 3 at Baltimore (#2) for first ML decision...earned first ML win, 4-3, Aug. 11 vs. Minnesota with 1.1 scoreless innings, retiring all 4 batters faced...had six consecutive scoreless outings Aug. 6-25 (8.0 IP)...earned second ML win, 7-5, Aug. 27 vs. Kansas City...was shut down for the season after outing on Sept. 6 because of workload...held lefties to a .239 average (11x46). 2003 Began season with Winnipeg before signing as a minor league free agent with Seattle on July 2...appeared in 16 games with San Antonio with a 0.33 ERA (1 ER/27.1 IP)... walked 12 and struck out 32. 2002 Pitched for Winnipeg in the Northern League, striteammate of Mariners left-hander Bobby Madritsch. 2001 Pitched for Sioux Falls in the Independent Northern League, striking out 61 in 41.1 innings. 2000 Made 13 starts with Evansville, allowing only 71 hits in 75.1 innings. 1999 Began pro career with Evansville in the Independent Frontier League.