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Eric Hurley

Eric Hurley
Free agent
Born: (1985-09-17) September 17, 1985 (age 28)
Sikeston, Missouri
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 12, 2008 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win-loss record 1–2
Earned run average 5.47
Strikeouts 13

Eric William Hurley (born September 17, 1985) was an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins organization. He is currently a free agent.


High school

Hurley attended Samuel W. Wolfson High School in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was teammates with fellow first round draft pick Billy Butler who was selected by the Kansas City Royals.

Texas Rangers

He was drafted in 2004 by the Texas Rangers and was their Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2006.[1] He made his major league debut on June 12, 2008, against the Kansas City Royals, pitching 6 innings, but earning a no decision. Hurley earned his first major league victory on June 29, 2008, against the Philadelphia Phillies, giving up only one earned run over 5.2 innings.

Hurley missed the 2009 season after undergoing surgery for a torn rotator cuff before the season.[2]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

He signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on December 23. On July 6, 2012, he had his contract purchased by the Angels. He was later sent back to Triple-A and removed from the 40-man roster. After clearing waivers on July 20, he elected free agency.

Minnesota Twins

On July 24, he signed a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins.


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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