Roy Corcoran

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Roy Corcoran
Roy Corcoran pitching in June 2008.jpg
Corcoran with the Seattle Mariners
Sugar Land Skeeters – No. 23
Relief pitcher
Born: (1980-05-11) May 11, 1980 (age 34)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 30, 2003 for the Montreal Expos
Career statistics
(through 2010 season)
Win-loss record 8-3
Earned run average 4.17
Strikeouts 57
Teams

Roy Elliot Corcoran (born May 11, 1980) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He previously played in Major League Baseball from 2003-2009 for the Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners. He bats and throws right-handed.

Professional career[edit]

Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals[edit]

Corcoran signed with the Montreal Expos on June 21, 2001, as an amateur free agent. After starting the 2003 season at Single-A, Corcoran advanced through Double-A and made two appearances in Triple-A before making his major league debut on July 30. He spent the next three years in the minors with the Expos and stayed with them after they became the Washington Nationals. Corcoran appeared in a few games in the 2004 and 2006 seasons.

Florida Marlins[edit]

Corcoran was granted free agency after 2006, and signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins on January 4, 2007. Corcoran spent all of the 2007 season with the Marlins Triple-A affiliate, the Albuquerque Isotopes, becoming a free agent at the end of the season.

Seattle Mariners[edit]

Corcoran pitches one inning during the Mariners' 8-5 win over the Oakland A's.

On November 21, 2007, the Seattle Mariners signed Corcoran to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. Corcoran had a career-best year in 2008. In 50 appearances, he had a 6-3 record, 3.22 ERA, and 39 strikeouts.

The Mariners designated Corcoran for assignment on July 24, 2009. Corcoran was 2-0 with a 6.16 ERA in 16 games in 2009. He had a six-week stint on the disabled list with a strained neck.[1]

Houston Astros[edit]

On August 5, 2009 Corcoran signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros that included an invitation to spring training.[2] He played for the Triple-A affiliate Round Rock Express.

He was granted free agency after the 2010 season.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

He signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 4, 2011.[3] He appeared in 2 games for the AA Chattanooga Lookouts and 19 games for the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes, finishing a combined 1-3 with a 6.81 ERA.

Personal life[edit]

During the offseason after the 2008 season, Corcoran married his wife Lacy, and they currently reside in Slaughter, Louisiana.[4] His brother Tim also plays professional baseball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ M's send out Corcoran, add Rowland-Smithgoogle.com/hostednews/ap
  2. ^ Mariners finally announce minor league trade; Corcoran signs minor-league deal with Houston seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/marinersblog
  3. ^ Polishuk, Mark. "Minor Moves: Corcoran, Hernandez". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Jim Street (2009-03-08). "Corcoran keeps clubhouse light". MLB.com. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 

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