Casey Lawrence, Pitcher, Seattle Mariners
Date of Birth: 10/28/1987
Birthplace: McSherrystown, Pennsylvania
College: Albright College
Casey Lawrence, pitcher for the Seattle Mariners, was both a pitcher and a first baseman in college. The Toronto Blue Jays signed him in June, 2010, and he pitched in their minor league system from 2010 through 2016.
As primarily a starting pitcher in the minor leagues from 2010 through 2016, Lawrence pitched in 169 games. He gave up 1,063 hits, including 66 home runs, and 471 runs (410 earned runs). He struck out 629 batters while walking only 180. He had 63 wins to 60 losses in 964.0 innings.
Lawrence was first called up to the Blue Jays on April 8, 2017. He pitched in relief that day and he gave up a walk that gave the Tampa Bay Rays the win.
The Blue Jays designated Lawrence for assignment on May 8, 2017. He was claimed off waivers by the Mariners on May 11th.