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Christopher Michael Spurling (born June 28, 1977) is an American former relief pitcher, most recently with the Milwaukee Brewers minor league system. His ties to Dayton include attending Sinclair Community College and graduating from Northridge High School.

Chris Spurling
Relief pitcher
Born: (1977-06-28) June 28, 1977 (age 42)
Dayton, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 2, 2003, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 2007, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record6–8
Earned run average4.32

With the return of Todd Jones to the Detroit Tigers' closer role in late April 2006, Spurling was sent down to their Triple-A affiliate, the Toledo Mud Hens of the International League.

Spurling, drafted by the New York Yankees in the 41st round of the 1997 amateur draft, has also been in the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves organizations.

On September 8, 2006, he was claimed off waivers from the Tigers by the Milwaukee Brewers. Spurling had a 2007 record of 2-1, with a 4.68 ERA, and 28 strikeouts. During spring training 2008, he was released by the Brewers.[1]


  1. ^ "Sounds Edged By River Cats In Spring Action." Nashville Sounds. 24 March 2008. 25 March 2008.

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