FanPost

Report: Astros sign relief pitcher Roy Corcoran


This twitter message from the Mariners' beat writer says the Astros signed relief pitcher Roy Corcoran, whom was released by the Mariners after refusing a minor league assignment.  This seems OK if it is a minor league deal, but the fact that Corcoran left the Mariners because he wanted to stay in the majors makes me wonder if he will soon be on the Astros roster.  Corcoran is a heavy groundball pitcher who walks too many batters, doesn't strike out many batters, and has had both good and bad seasons in the past.  He is in the middle of a bad year, with a 6.16 ERA and a FIP somewhat north of the ERA.  Last year he was regarded as one of the better Mariners' relief pitchers with a 3.22 ERA and 3.74 FIP.  Corcoran's walks seem to have been his undoing this year.  I wonder if this means we won't see Gervacio recalled the next time the Astros make a roster move to beef up the bullpen.  Corcoran is 29 years old.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join The Crawfish Boxes

You must be a member of The Crawfish Boxes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Crawfish Boxes. You should read them.

Join The Crawfish Boxes

You must be a member of The Crawfish Boxes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Crawfish Boxes. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker