Mark Worrell

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Mark Worrell
Mark Worrell on July 20, 2011.jpg
Worrell with the Baltimore Orioles
Relief pitcher
Born: (1983-03-08) March 8, 1983 (age 34)
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 3, 2008, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
July 24, 2011, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0-1
Earned run average 15.26
Strikeouts 7
Career highlights and awards

Mark Robert Worrell (born March 8, 1983 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) is a former American professional baseball pitcher.

Playing career[edit]

He was called up to the major leagues by the St. Louis Cardinals on June 1, 2008, and made his debut on June 3. On June 5, Worrell hit a three-run home run in his first major league at-bat.[1]

On December 4, 2008, Worrell was traded to the San Diego Padres for shortstop Khalil Greene. After missing the entire season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, Worrell was non-tendered on December 12, 2009.[2]

Worrell pitching for the San Diego Padres in 2009 spring training.

On January 7, 2010, Worrell signed a minor league contract to return to the San Diego Padres. After appearing in 25 games with the Portland Beavers, he was released on June 23. On July 1, Worrell signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners, but was subsequently released on July 14 after pitching in just four games for the Tacoma Rainiers.

On February 1, 2011, Worrell signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles, and started the season with the Norfolk Tides. He was called up by Baltimore on July 17 and appeared in four games, giving up eight runs in two innings, including Mike Trout's first career home run, before returning to Norfolk. He became a free agent after the season.

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