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Casey Fien

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Win–loss record  16-16
Role  Baseball player
Earned run average  3.82
Weight  93 kg

Strikeouts  206
Bats  Right-handed
Name  Casey Fien
Salary  1.375 million USD (2015)
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Current team  Minnesota Twins (#50 / Pitcher)
Education  John F. Kennedy High School
Similar People  Paul Molitor, Brad Ausmus, Gene Glynn

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Casey Michael Fien ( ; born October 21, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners, and Philadelphia Phillies.

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Career

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Fien attended John F. Kennedy High School in La Palma, California. For college, he attended William Penn University, Golden West College, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers selected Fien in the 20th round of the 2006 MLB draft. He was called up by the Tigers on July 24, 2009 from the Toledo Mud Hens to replace Eddie Bonine.

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On February 23, 2010, Fien was designated for assignment to make roster room for the newly acquired Johnny Damon. On March 1, 2010 he was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox, and then selected again by the Toronto Blue Jays on March 4. The Blue Jays released him on March 18 and he rejoined the Tigers on March 20.

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On June 29, 2010, he was purchased from Triple-A to replace Joel Zumaya, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list. He was sent back down to Toledo on June 3. They called him back up on July 20. He was again sent back down to Toledo on July 21. He filed for free agency after the season ended.

Houston Astros

In November 2010, Fien signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros. He was released during the season.

Minnesota Twins

In 2011, Fien signed a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins.

On July 4, 2012, Fien was called up to the majors from the Triple A Rochester Red Wings, after the Twins optioned Nick Blackburn.

On July 8, 2012, Fien made his debut with the Twins, pitching a scoreless 8th inning against the Texas Rangers.

He finished 2012 making appearances in 35 games for the Twins, finishing the year with a 2–1 record and 4.30 ERA with 32 strikeouts.

In 2013, Fien finished the year with a 5–2 record and a 3.92 ERA in 73 appearances for the Twins, striking out 73 and walking 12.

On May 5, 2016, Fien was designated for assignment by the Twins.

Los Angeles Dodgers

On May 7, 2016, Fien was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He joined the Dodgers bullpen on May 28, after spending several weeks with the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers. He was designated for assignment on September 10, 2016. On September 13, 2016, Fien cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Oklahoma City. In 25 games for the Dodgers he had a 4.21 ERA.

Seattle Mariners

Fien signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners on December 3, 2016. After 5 appearances early in the season, Fien was outrighted off the 40 man roster on April 12.

Philadelphia Phillies

On May 9, 2017 the Philadelphia Phillies acquired Fien via trade from the Seattle Mariners for cash consideration and assigned him to the AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs.. He was released on September 1, 2017

Family

Fien is the nephew of Republican California State Senators George and Sharon Runner, the first husband and wife in California history to serve concurrently in the California State Legislature when George was a Senator and Sharon an Assemblywoman.

References

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