Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:47:43 -0800
The San Francisco Giants would not say why a proposed minor league deal with RP Elmer Dessens fell through, but his name was erased from the whiteboard in manager Bruce Bochy's office that lists all the players in camp, reports Henry Schulman, of the San Francisco Chronicle. It is likely that the physical might have been an issue.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 05:52:46 -0800
San Francisco Giants RP Elmer Dessens is expected to serve as a long or middle reliever for the team, the San Francisco Chronicle's Henry Schulman reports.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:09:55 -0800
The San Francisco Giants have signed free-agent RP Elmer Dessens (Mets) to a minor league contract, according to MLB.com's Jim Street. While financial terms weren't announced, it is believed the deal includes an invitation to spring training.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:09:22 -0800
Free-agent RP Elmer Dessens (Mets) said the New York Mets have no interest in re-signing him, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:17:46 -0700
New York Mets RP Pedro Feliciano, RP Elmer Dessens, RP Kelvim Escobar and 1B Fernando Tatis filed for free agency Tuesday, Nov. 2, according to The Star-Ledger.
Tue, 17 Aug 2010 07:47:25 -0700
New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel said he could use a bullpen-by-committee that would include RPs Hisanori Takahashi, Bobby Parnell, Manny Acosta, Pedro Feliciano or Elmer Dessens, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin. "(I'll) go matchups and see what fits best and who's pitching well," Manuel said. "It's whoever I think is hot and I think it could be safe to say that you'll see (Hisanori) Takahashi getting a shot at closing games. Could be safe to say you'll see (Bobby) Parnell or (Manny) Acosta, maybe (Pedro) Feliciano, maybe (Elmer) Dessens. Bullpen by committee."
Sat, 22 May 2010 08:21:52 -0700
New York Mets RP Elmer Dessens (0-1) was tagged with the loss against the New York Yankees Friday, May 20, according to The Associated Press. He allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits over two-thirds of an inning. Manager Jerry Manuel said Dessens was used in the game because RPs Raul Valdes and Jenrry Mejia were unavailable.
Sat, 22 May 2010 07:35:15 -0700
The New York Mets have selected the contract of RP Elmer Dessens from Triple-A Buffalo, according to USAToday.com.
Sun, 02 May 2010 02:39:18 -0700
New York Mets minor league RP Elmer Dessens (hamstring), currently pitching for Triple-A Buffalo, has been activated from the minor league disabled list, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com. He had been placed on the DL with a left hamstring strain April 23.
Sat, 03 Apr 2010 10:43:39 -0700
The New York Daily News' Andy Martino reports the New York Mets have cut RPs Kiko Calero, Elmer Dessens and Bobby Parnell, SP Nelson Figueroa, OF Christopher Carter and IF Russ Adams.