Chris Resop RP BOS 5 Months
Chris Resop has elected free agency.
Resop had been outrighted off Oakland's 40-man roster. The reliever was arbitration-eligible for a final time this winter, but the A's didn't have interest in tendering him a contract. He posted a 6.00 ERA and 13/10 K/BB ratio in 18 frames this season.
Chris Resop RP BOS Nov 30 '12
Athletics acquired RHP Chris Resop from the Pirates in exchange for RHP Zach Thornton.
Resop, a dependable middle reliever, posted a 3.91 ERA and 46/24 K/BB ratio over 73 2/3 innings with the Pirates in 2012. He'll be a welcomed addition to an already strong A's bullpen.
Chris Resop RP BOS Jan 13 '12
Pirates and RHP Chris Resop avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $850,000 contract.
Resop was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter. The 29-year-old right-hander posted a 4.82 ERA and 79/30 K/BB ratio over 69 2/3 innings last season. He'll set-up for closer Joel Hanrahan again in 2012.