September 17, 1985 |
|June 12, 2008, for the Texas Rangers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 27, 2008, for the Texas Rangers|
|Earned run average||5.47|
He was drafted in 2004 by the Texas Rangers and was their Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2006. He made his major league debut on June 12, 2008, against the Kansas City Royals, pitching 6 innings, but earning a no decision. Hurley earned his first major league victory on June 29, 2008, against the Philadelphia Phillies, giving up only one earned run over 5.2 innings.
Hurley missed the 2009 season after undergoing surgery for a torn rotator cuff before the season. In 2011 he had a viral infection, and while he was out, fellow pitcher Neil Ramirez took his place.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
He signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on December 23. On July 6, 2012, he had his contract purchased by the Angels. He was later sent back to Triple-A and removed from the 40-man roster. After clearing waivers on July 20, he elected free agency.
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- Alden Gonzalez (December 23, 2011). "Three sign Minor League contracts with Angels". MLB.com. Archived from the original on April 22, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
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