Anthony Varvaro

Anthony Varvaro #38

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0" /190


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Anthony Varvaro MLB Career Stats

166 7-9 3.23 183.2 150 1.28

Anthony Varvaro Bio

  • Full Name: Anthony Michael Varvaro
  • Pronunciation: vahr-VAHR-oh
  • Born: 10/31/1984 in Staten Island, NY
  • Draft: 2005, Seattle Mariners, 12th rd. (353rd overall)
  • College: St. John's (NY)
  • Debut: 9/24/2010
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MLB Career Stats 7 9 3.23 166 0 1 183.2 150 1.28


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Anthony Varvaro Stats

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Anthony Varvaro Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Anthony Varvaro Awards

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 West Tenn SOU
2010 West Tenn SOU

Anthony Varvaro Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 19, 2016 RHP Anthony Varvaro retired.
December 19, 2015 RHP Anthony Varvaro assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
December 15, 2015 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Anthony Varvaro to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 20, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Anthony Varvaro outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
November 6, 2015 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Anthony Varvaro from the 60-day disabled list.
May 27, 2015 Boston Red Sox transferred RHP Anthony Varvaro from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. May 2015 right elbow surgery
May 24, 2015 RHP Anthony Varvaro returned to Boston Red Sox from Chicago Cubs.
May 24, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Anthony Varvaro on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 29, 2015. right flexor strain
May 8, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Anthony Varvaro outright to Iowa Cubs.
May 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs designated Anthony Varvaro for assignment.
May 5, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Anthony Varvaro.
May 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs claimed RHP Anthony Varvaro off waivers from Boston Red Sox.
April 29, 2015 Boston Red Sox designated RHP Anthony Varvaro for assignment.
December 17, 2014 Atlanta Braves traded RHP Anthony Varvaro to Boston Red Sox for RHP Aaron Kurcz and cash.
December 15, 2014 Atlanta Braves designated RHP Anthony Varvaro for assignment.
July 25, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Anthony Varvaro from the paternity list.
July 23, 2014 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Anthony Varvaro on the paternity list.
October 12, 2013 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Anthony Varvaro.
October 2, 2013 Atlanta Braves reassigned RHP Anthony Varvaro to the minor leagues.
October 7, 2012 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Anthony Varvaro.
July 23, 2012 Atlanta Braves optioned Anthony Varvaro to Gwinnett Braves.
June 13, 2012 Atlanta Braves recalled Anthony Varvaro from Gwinnett Braves.
April 25, 2012 Atlanta Braves optioned Anthony Varvaro to Gwinnett Braves.
April 19, 2012 sent RHP Anthony Varvaro on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
April 2, 2012 Anthony Varvaro roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
September 1, 2011 Atlanta Braves recalled Anthony Varvaro from Gwinnett Braves.
August 14, 2011 Atlanta Braves optioned Anthony Varvaro to Gwinnett Braves.
July 28, 2011 Atlanta Braves recalled Anthony Varvaro from Gwinnett Braves.
March 17, 2011 Atlanta Braves optioned Anthony Varvaro to Gwinnett Braves.
January 13, 2011 Atlanta Braves claimed Anthony Varvaro off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
January 3, 2011 Seattle Mariners designated Anthony Varvaro for assignment.
September 22, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Anthony Varvaro from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 14, 2010 Anthony Varvaro assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
March 16, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Anthony Varvaro to West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
November 20, 2009 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Anthony Varvaro from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
May 1, 2009 Anthony Varvaro assigned to West Tenn Diamond Jaxx from High Desert Mavericks.

Anthony Michael Varvaro Bio Info

Resides in Staten Island, NY...Graduated from Curtis (NY) High School in June 2002...Was captain of the baseball team his junior and senior years in high school...Earned first-team All-City honors in baseball as a senior...Threw a no-hitter in the City Playoffs, striking out 15 in the process...Attended St. Johns University...As a seniorin 2005, he went 9-3 with a 2.32ERA...Led theBIG EAST in strikeouts (115) as senior and ranked sixth in the NCAA in K/9.0 IP...Named a third-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball...Underwent "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow on 6/27/05...Signed by David May (Mariners).


Matched career bests in ERA (2.63 ERA) and WHIP (1.08) set in 2011...Also tied his career high with 3 victories...Established career bests in SO (50), BB/9.0 IP ratio (2.1), and hits/9.0 IP ratio (7.6)...No runs allowed in 48 of his 61 appearances (79%)...Held opponents to a .228 AVG (46-for-202)...Only 16 extra-base hits allowed (10 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR)...Induced 7 grounded into double plays, 2nd most among Braves relievers.


Spent his first full season in Atlanta and pitched in a career-high 62 games, logging 73.1 innings. Also set career highs in games finished (30) and strikeouts (43). Recorded his first career save on 8/30 by throwing 2.0 scoreless innings and allowing one hit. Tossed a season-high 3.1 innings twice, including a three-strikeout performance on 8/17. His 30 games finished for Atlanta ranked second on the Club behind closer Craig Kimbrel. Pitched to a 1.38 ERA in September, allowing two earned runs in 13.0 innings over 11 games. Went 1-0 with a 2.34 ERA (11 ER/42.1 IP) in 34 games at Turner Field.

2012 Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Gwinnett, while fanning 47 over 44.1 IP and holding International League opponents to a .231 clip. Recalled by Atlanta on 6/13 and went on to pitch 12 times in relief for the Braves. He went 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA (10 ER in 16.2 IP) before being optioned to Gwinnett on 7/23. Led Gwinnett relievers in ERA (2.23) while finishing second on the club in holds (5) and third in saves (6). Held opposing IL right-handers to a .178 average (16-for-90) with one HR and five RBI, while left- handers hit .291 (23-for-79) with seven RBI against him. Did not allow a single earned run in 11 outings in August, going 0-1 with four saves. IL opponents hit .152 against him on the month. Posted a 12-game streak (14.2 innings) without an earned run allowed from 7/31-8/29. His streak was snapped in his last outing of the year, 9/1 at Norfolk (1 ER in 1.2 IP). 2011 Ranked second among International League relievers with a .185 (37-for-200) opponents' batting average. His 10.53 K/9.0 IP ranked fourth in the IL...Was recalled for the first time on 7/28 from Gwinnett (AAA) and was optioned back on 8/14. Was recalled a second time on 9/1 for the remainder of the season...In his Atlanta debut on 7/28 vs. PIT, offered 2.0 scoreless innings in relief of Derek Lowe. He struck out four batters while not allowing a hit -- including striking out the side in order in the sixth inning. 2010 Recalled from Tacoma (AAA) on 9/22 following the playoffs. ... Made Major League debut on 9/24 at TB, struck out two and walked one in 1.0 scoreless inning. ... Started the year with West Tennessee (AA) and went 1-3 with 9 saves and a 3.20 ERA in 31 appearances. ... Selected to play in the Southern League All-Star game. ... Promoted to Tacoma on 9/14 and made 19 appearances for the Rainiers (0-0, 5.26). 2009 Began season with High Desert (A), appearing in 8 games before being transferred to West Tenn on May 1...combined to make career-high 44 appearances, all in relief...Named to the Southern League All-Star team...Went 4-3 with 8 saves and 2.82 ERA (17 ER, 54.1 IP) in 36 games with West Tenn...held opponents scoreless in 26 of 36 appearances...Allowed only 2 runs over 23.0-inning stretch (14 games), May 4-June 20...Played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League...went 1-0 with a 4.05 ERA (6 ER, 13.1 IP) in 10 relief appearances...started the AFL Championship game, allowing 1 run and striking out 3 in 2.0 IP. 2008 Spent season with High Desert (A), appearing in 30 games, 24 starts...struck out 7 or more batters 5 times, including a season-high 9 strikeouts, May 25 vs. Rancho Cucamonga...transferred to West Tennessee (AA) on Sept. 2 for the playoffs and appeared in 1 game in relief. 2007 Spent season with Wisconsin (A) in the Midwest League...led Timber Rattlers with 112 strikeouts, while finishing 4th among all Mariners Minor Leaguers...went 1-1 with a 1.12 ERA, allowing only 3 runs while striking out 33 in 26.0 innings (5 GS), June 10-July 27... on disabled list with a right elbow strain, June 20-July 8... struck out at least 5 batters in 12 games, including striking out a career-high 11 batters in 5.0 innings, July 27 vs. Great Lakes...earned first career save in only relief appearance of the season, allowing 2 runs on 1 hit while walking 2 and striking out 9 in 4.0 innings, Aug. 17 vs. Clinton. 2006 Made professional debut making 5 appearances (3 GS) with the AZL Mariners... limited opponents to a .184 batting average.