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February 6, 2018 03:04 PM
David Aardsma: Will retire, join Blue Jays in player development role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Aardsma accepted a position as the Blue Jays' coordinator of player development, effectively ending his playing career, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.

Aardsma, who hasn't appeared in the majors since 2015, is set to hang up his cleats after a 14-year professional career. The 36-year-old played for eight different organizations during his major-league career -- compiling a 4.27 ERA across nine seasons -- though his most memorable years came with the Mariners in 2009 and 2010, a two-year stretch during which he posted a 2.90 ERA, 129:59 K:BB and 69 saves across 121 innings of work.

April 5, 2017 10:12 PM
David Aardsma: Signs with Independent team
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Aardsma signed with the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball on Monday.

Aardsma was released by the Blue Jays last season without ever appearing in a major-league game. The right-handed reliever departs Major League Baseball after nine years of service with a 4.27 ERA and 69 saves, though he could return at some point in the future.

May 25, 2016 02:24 AM
David Aardsma: Released by Toronto
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Aardsma was released by the Blue Jays on Monday, Sportsnet reports.

The 34-year-old reliever will hit the market without having recorded a save since 2010. Aardsma is most recognized for his 2009 and 2010 seasons, in which he saved 38 and 31 games, respectively, for Seattle.

February 5, 2016 10:32 AM
Blue Jays' David Aardsma: Signs minor league deal with Toronto
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Aardsma and the Blue Jays agreed to terms on a minor league deal, which includes a spring training invite, Friday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of SportsNet reports.

Aardsma signed on with the Braves midway through last season after opting out of his deal with the Dodgers. He was called up to the majors in early June but would go on to struggle through 33 appearances, posting a 4.28 ERA and 1.272 WHIP across 30.2 innings. Aardsma, 34, seems like somewhat of a longshot to make the Blue Jays' Opening Day roster, so could end up beginning the year down in Triple-A.

August 24, 2015 03:40 PM
Braves designate RP David Aardsma, recall Marimon
by Elliot Smith | CBSSports.com

The Braves designated veteran reliever David Aardsma for assignment on Monday and recalled pitcher Sugar Ray Marimon from Triple-A, per a team release. 

Aardsma joined the Braves bullpen in June after not pitching in the majors since 2013. He was 1-1 with a 4.70 ERA in 33 appearances. Marimon is 0-1 with a 7.71 ERA in six appearances with Atlanta this season. 

June 12, 2015 04:24 AM
David Aardsma joins Braves bullpen as Cody Martin demoted
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Braves optioned reliever Cody Martin to Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, according to MLB.com. The team recalled veteran reliever David Aardsma to take his spot on the roster.

June 12, 2015 04:27 AM
Braves sign RP David Aardsma to minor-league contract
by Jason Lempert | CBS Sports Staff

After opting out of his minor-league contract with the Dodgers this past week, reliever David Aardsma has signed a new minors deal with the Braves, according to MLB.com.

Aardsma hasn't pitched in a big-league game since 2013, but the Braves came into play on Friday with the highest bullpen ERA in the National League. 

The veteran right-hander has a career 4.23 ERA over his eight-year tenure in the big leagues.

Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2003A-San Jose
2004AAA-Fresno
2005AA-Norwich
2005AA-West Tenn
2006AAA-Iowa
2007AAA-Charlotte
2008AAA-Pawtucket
2011AAA-Tacoma Rainiers
2012ASX-Staten Island Yankee
2012AFA-Tampa Yankees
2012R-GCL Yankees
2013AAA-Las Vegas 51s
2013AAA-New Orleans Zephyrs
2014AAA-Memphis Redbirds
2014R-GCL Cardinals