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January 19, 2017 03:45 PM
Marlins' Brandon Cunniff: Signs minor league deal with Marlins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff signed a minor league contract with the Marlins on Wednesday, Baseball America reports.

Cunniff had a 4.24 ERA through 17 innings last season before he was outrighted by the Braves in November. He's likely to begin the season as organizational depth, provided he makes the team, but injuries to the Marlins' bullpen could force them to call Cunniff up, though he wouldn't likely earn many high-leverage opportunities.

September 3, 2016 08:44 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Recalled from Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday.

As a member of the 40-man roster, it's no surprise the Braves called on Cunniff to bolster the big league bullpen depth in September. Aaron Blair (knee strain) was placed on the 15-day DL in a corresponding move.

August 30, 2016 04:08 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.

The Braves made a flurry of roster moves Tuesday, bringing up John Gant and Shae Simmons to bolster the bullpen. With that, Cunniff was the roster casualty after serving up four earned runs while only recording one out in his most recent appearance. He'll likely continue to work out of the bullpen at Gwinnett, but he could rejoin the Braves after rosters expand later in the week.

August 25, 2016 05:49 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Recalled to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff was recalled to the majors Thursday.

Cunniff had last been sent down less than two weeks ago, but he tossed four scoreless innings with Triple-A Gwinnett in that span and will now get another chance in the major league bullpen. He'll replace Madison Younginer, who was optioned back to the minors in a corresponding move Thursday.

August 12, 2016 10:40 AM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff has been optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

Since being called up by the Braves on August 3, Cunniff has only pitched 3.2 innings for the Braves, giving up three runs and walking four. The 27-year-old will head back to Triple-A Gwinnett where he has a 4.66 ERA in 36.2 relief innings.

August 3, 2016 03:34 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

Cunniff has split the split time between Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett this season. While he dominated at Mississippi, allowing just one run over 12.2 innings, his performance at Gwinnett has been far worse. After 30 games with Gwinnett, Cunniff owns a poor ERA of 4.66 and a 1.31 WHIP. He'll join a weak Atlanta bullpen that has a 4.11 ERA.

April 4, 2016 05:35 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Pitches two games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff played in two spring training games for the Braves, totaling 1.1 scoreless innings.

The 27-year-old allowed one hit and struck out three batters in his limited time on the mound this spring. Cunniff played in 39 major league games in 2015, pitching 35 innings with a 4.63 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. He will begin this season in Triple-A Gwinnett and is not expected to make much of a fantasy impact in 2016 unless major injuries strike the Braves' bullpen.

December 23, 2015 03:06 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Assigned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff cleared waivers Wednesday and has been assigned to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Cunniff was designated for assignment on Dec. 18 and after going unclaimed on waivers, he will join the Braves' Triple-A affiliate in Gwinnett. He figures to start the 2016 working out of the Gwinnett bullpen.

December 18, 2015 01:08 PM
Braves' Brandon Cunniff: Designated for assignment
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cunniff was designated for assignment Friday, David O'Brien of the AJC reports.

The Braves made their acquisition of Emilio Bonifacio official Friday, leading the club to DFA Cunniff in order to add Bonifacio to the 40-man roster. Cunniff had some ups and downs in 2015 out of the Braves bullpen with a 4.63 ERA to go with a 1.40 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. He'll now be subject to waivers after being DFA'd.

July 10, 2015 09:59 AM
Braves place Brandon Cunniff on DL, recall Sugar Ray Marimon
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Braves placed reliever Brandon Cunniff on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to a right groin strain. To take his spot on the roster, reliever Sugar Ray Marimon was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.

June 1, 2015 02:26 PM
Braves add Brandon Cunniff back to bullpen, DFA Donnie Veal
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Braves reliever Brandon Cunniff was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday. To clear a roster spot, reliever Donnie Veal was designated for assignment.

Cunniff went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in 10 relief appearances before being demoted to the minors in late April. 

Veal had a 10.80 ERA in three relief outings.

June 1, 2015 02:38 PM
Braves promote Kohn, Cornely; demote Marimon, Cunniff
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Braves purchased the contracts of right-handed relievers Michael Kohn and John Cornely prior to Friday's contest in Philadelphia against the Phillies, MLB.com reports. Atlanta cleared roster space by demoting Brandon Cunniff and Sugar Ray Marimon down to Triple-A, per the team's official website..

Kohn, 28, began the minor-league season with a 4.32 ERA over 8 1/3 innings of relief. Cornely, 25, held a sterling 1.04 ERA over 8 2/3 innings at Triple-A Gwinnett.

June 1, 2015 03:04 PM
Braves DFA Quentin, place Outman on 60-day DL, recall Cunniff
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Braves reliever Josh Outman (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day disabled list Monday. The team also announced outfielder Carlos Quentin was designated for assignment and reliever Brandon Cunniff was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.

June 1, 2015 03:04 PM
Braves planning to add Brandon Cunniff to bullpen
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

After trading closer Craig Kimbrel, the Braves now have an open spot in their bullpen. 

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>" data-canon="Atlanta Braves" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0"> , the Braves will add Brandon Cunniff , who was recently optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. Cunniff will join the team before Monday's Opening Day game. 

Braves general manager said Jim Johnson and Jason Grilli could possibly close games, with the team looking at Juan Jaime for that role down the road. 

June 1, 2015 03:08 PM
Braves option Cunniff to Triple-A, add Benson as non-roster invitee
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Braves announced Thursday they optioned reliever Brandon Cunniff to Triple-A Gwinnett. They also added outfielder Joe Benson, who is competing for a spot on the bench, to the non-roster invitee list.

June 2, 2015 05:20 AM
Braves add seven to 40-man roster on Wednesday
by Chris Cwik |

The Braves have added seven players to the 40-man roster on Wednesday.

Mauricio Cabrera, Williams Perez, Kyle Kubitza, Tyrell Jenkins, Yean Carlos Gil, Brandon Cunniff and Jose Peraza all had their contracts purchased on Wednesday. Peraza was the co-winner of the team's Minor League Player of the Year last season. 

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Detroit 2.000 4.50003
vs LHB 6.200 1.35046
vs RHB 10.100 6.100510
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/10NYM0000.10000
9/11NYM0002.01013
9/14MIA0000.10001
9/17WAS0001.01000
9/21@NYM0001.11020
9/23@MIA1001.00002
9/30DET0002.01103
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamINNGPGSCGWLSVSOBBHERAWHIP
2010ASX-Jamestown Jammers2.11000004134.291.905
2010R-Gcl Marlins32.01700205325262.250.969
2013AFA-Lynchburg Hillcats31.220001003921202.021.314
2014AFA-Lynchburg Hillcats15.290010321750.000.789
2014AA-Mississippi Braves52.233003005020392.071.130
2015AAA-Gwinnett Braves5.06001004889.003.200
2015AA-Mississippi Braves0.21000001010.005.000
2015R-Gcl Braves1.01100001000.000.000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/185
Birthdate:
10/7/1988
Age:
31
Hometown:
Arcadia, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Miami Marlins
College:

MLB Experience:
2