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David Dwane Rollins (born December 21, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners.

David Rollins
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Rollins with the Lansing Lugnuts in 2012
Free agent
Born: (1989-12-21) December 21, 1989 (age 29)
DeBerry, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
July 4, 2015, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Win–loss record1–2
Earned run average7.60



Toronto Blue JaysEdit

Rollins was drafted in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Major League Baseball Drafts and did not sign either time. After being drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2011 Draft he signed.

Houston AstrosEdit

In July 2012, he was traded from the Blue Jays to the Houston Astros with Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco, Asher Wojciechowski, Joe Musgrove, Carlos Pérez, and a player to be named later (Kevin Comer)[1] for J. A. Happ, Brandon Lyon, and David Carpenter.[2][3]

Seattle MarinersEdit

The Seattle Mariners selected Rollins from the Astros after the 2014 season in the Rule 5 Draft.[4] On March 27, 2015, Rollins was suspended 80 games for testing positive for stanozolol, a performance-enhancing drug.[5] Rollins was activated from the suspended list and made his major league debut on July 4, 2015.[6]

Chicago CubsEdit

On November 18, 2016, the Chicago Cubs claimed Rollins off waivers.[7]

Texas RangersEdit

He was designated for assignment by the Cubs, and claimed by the Texas Rangers on November 22.[8]

Philadelphia PhilliesEdit

On December 2, the Philadelphia Phillies claimed Rollins off waivers from the Rangers.[9] He was designated for assignment by the Phillies on December 14.[10]

Second Stint with RangersEdit

On December 21, the Rangers claimed Rollins for the second time.[11]

Second Stint with CubsEdit

On December 23, 2016, Rollins was claimed off of waivers by the Chicago Cubs.[12] He was designated for assignment by the Cubs on February 8, 2017.[13] On August 4, Rollins was released by the Cubs.[14]

Sussex County MinersEdit

On February 14, 2018, Rollins signed with the Sussex County Miners of the Can-Am League.

Second Stint with MarinersEdit

On August 14, 2018, Rollins' contract was purchased by the Seattle Mariners organization. He elected free agency on November 2, 2018.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Blue Jays send Comer to Astros to complete swap". Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  2. ^ "Toronto Blue Jays send Francisco Cordero to Houston Astros in 10-player deal - ESPN". Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  3. ^ Dave Zangaro Staff Writer. "Blue Jays trade Comer to Astros - News - Burlington County Times - Willingboro, NJ". Burlington County Times. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  4. ^ "Seattle Mariners pick LHP David Rollins in Rule 5 draft". Seattle Mariners blog. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "Mariners pitcher David Rollins suspended 80 games for PEDs - HardballTalk". Retrieved March 27, 2015.
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  7. ^ Todd, Jeff (November 18, 2016). "Cubs Claim David Rollins". Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  8. ^ Adams, Steve (November 22, 2016). "Rangers Claim David Rollins". Retrieved November 22, 2016.
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  10. ^ Todd, Jeff (December 14, 2016). "Phillies Re-Sign Andres Blanco, Designate David Rollins". Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  11. ^ Wilmoth, Charlie (December 21, 2016). "Rangers Claim David Rollins, Designate Tyrell Jenkins". Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  12. ^ Adams, Steve (December 23, 2016). "Rangers Claim Brady Dragmire, Lose David Rollins On Waivers To Cubs". Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  13. ^ Adams, Steve (February 8, 2017). "Cubs Acquire Alec Mills, Designate David Rollins". Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  14. ^ Adams, Steve (August 4, 2017). "Minor MLB Transactions: 8/4/17". Retrieved August 4, 2017.

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