Brian Sweeney - Seattle Mariners

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Hometown: Yonkers,N.Y.
College: Mercy
High School: Archbishop Stepinac High School
Height/Weight: 6-2/200 lbs
Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right
Throws: Right

2010 Highlights: Signed a minor league contract with the Mariners on April 16 and was assigned to Triple-A Tacoma...Went 1-2 with a 3.16 ERA (13 ER in 37.0 IP) with 6 walks and 14 strikeouts in 24 relief appearances with the Mariners after joining the team midseason...tossed atleast 2.0 innings in 7 games and went 1-0 with a 1.96 ERA (4 ER in 18.1 IP) inthose contests...Went 2-1 with a save, 2.51 ERA (8 ER in 28.2 IP) and .192 opponents average (20-for-104) with 8 walks and 32 strikeouts in 15 games with the Rainiers...tossed at least 2.0 innings in 8 of his 15 left-handed batters to a .119 average (5-for-42)...Strung together a 15.1 inning scoreless streak from April 29-May 24...struck out a season-high 7 batters over 4.1 scoreless innings on April 29 vs. Reno...Selected from Tacomaon June 15...Made his first appearance on June 26 @ Brewers, tossing 4.0 shutout innings after retiring the last 10 batters he faced and 12-of-13 overall...marked his first appearance in the big leagues since Sept. 28, 2006 @ D-backs, a span of 1,367 days...Held opponents scoreless over his first 4 appearances, a span of 8.0 innings...went 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA (1 ER in 10.0 IP)over his first 6 games from June 26-July 8...Posted a 1.77 ERA (4 ER in 20.1IP) over his final 13 games.

Personal: Brian E. Sweeney...He and his wife, Connie, have two daughters, Ava and Mia...Attended Mercy College from 1993-96...earned East Coast Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year honors as a junior...Graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y. in 1992.

Brian Sweeney Player Bio