Sean White

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Sean White
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Free agent
Relief pitcher
Born: (1981-04-25) April 25, 1981 (age 33)
Pullman, Washington
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 4, 2007 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
(through 2010 season)
Win–loss record 4–4
Earned run average 4.16
Strikeouts 59
Teams

Sean Thomas White (born April 25, 1981 in Pullman, Washington) is an American professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. A right-handed pitcher, White made his Major League Baseball debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2007. He was selected by the Atlanta Braves in 8th Round (247th overall) of 2003 amateur entry draft.

White attended Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island, Washington and later attended the University of Washington, where he played college baseball for the Huskies from 2000–2003 and was an All-Pac-10 honorable mention in 2002 and 2003.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Braves[edit]

White was named the Danville Braves Pitcher of the Month for August, going 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA. He Ranked third on the team with 51.1 innings pitched and only allowed one home run in all of 2003.

He held opponents to a .164 batting average in April of 2004. On two occasions he threw a season-high 7.0 innings of shutout ball. White finished the season 6-6 with a 3.60 ERA in 16 games.

In 2005 he spent the season with the Single-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans and the Double-A Mississippi Braves. He finished fourth in the organization with 11 wins, ranked eighth with a 3.85 ERA and 10th with 98 strikeouts. He was 9-3 through 18 appearances with Myrtle Beach, including 4-0 at home until he made his Double-A debut on July 18, throwing 6.0 shutout innings in a 1-0. He was named Myrtle Beach's June Pitcher of the Month by the organization going 3-2 with a 3.63 ERA in 34.2 innings pitched.

He split the season with the Double-A Braves and the Gulf Coast Braves. He went a combined 5-6 with a 4.12 ERA.

Seattle Mariners[edit]

White made his Major League Debut on April 4, 2007 against the Oakland Athletics. He was one of 6 players to make his Major League debut with Seattle in 2007, making 15 appearances, all in relief. He went 1-1 with a 5.60 ERA. White limited opposing batters to a .261 batting average.

Colorado Rockies[edit]

On January 11, 2011, White signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies.[2] He played for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

Boston Red Sox[edit]

On February 11, 2012, White signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox but was released at the end of spring training.[3]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

On May 7, 2012, White signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and appeared in 29 games with the AAA Salt Lake Bees.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

On February 18, 2013 he signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes. He appeared in 34 games (7 starts) and was 6-6 with a 3.51 ERA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Washington Baseball Players Who Made It to a Major League Baseball Team". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-21. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sean White signing deal with Colorado marks end of an era for Mariners". Seattle Times. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Links, Zach (February 11, 2012). "Red Sox Sign Sean White". MLB Trade Rumors. 

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