Cory Gearrin, Relief Pitcher, San Francisco Giants, #62
Date of Birth: 4/14/1986
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
College: Mercer University
Current Salary: $1,050,000
Cory Gearrin, relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, was first drafted in 2007 by the Atlanta Braves. He pitched in the Braves' minor league system from 2007 through 2010.
Gearrin pitched in 18 games with the Braves in 2011. He had a 7.85 ERA in 18.1 innings. The following season he had a career low ERA of 1.80 in 20.0 innings in 22 games with the Braves. He also pitched in the minor leagues in both 2011 and 2012.
Gearrin had Tommy John surgery in 2014 and he missed the entire season. The Braves released him on November 10, 2014.
Gearrin signed with the Giants on November 24, 2014. He spent part of the 2015 season on the DL and in the minors, pitching just 3.2 innings in 7 games with the Giants.
In 2016, Gearrin pitched in 56 games with the Giants. He finished the season with 3 wins and 2 losses, 3 saves, 45 strikeouts to 14 walks, and a 4.28 ERA in 48.1 innings.
Gearrin signed a new one-year, $1.05 million contract with the Giants on December 3, 2016.
Career pitching statistics for Gearrin through 2016 include:
- 140 games played
- 121.1 innings pitched
- 6-5 win-loss record
- 4 saves
- 118 strikeouts to 48 walks
- 4.30 ERA