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Casey Fien
Birthdate: 10/21/1983 (33 y, 5 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 20, Pick: 6, Overall: 592, Team: Detroit Tigers
Contract: $1.1M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Fien, who fired 1.2 scoreless innings and struck out two in Wednesday's 12-7 Cactus League loss to the Dodgers, is making a strong case for a bullpen spot this spring, Greg Johns of reports. "He knows how to pitch and how to work his stuff," said manager Scott Servais. "There's no doubt he's going to help us and it could be in different roles. It could be later in a game, it could be in the middle." (3/16/2017)
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Profile: Casey Fien is a confusing pitcher. The only thing that seems predictable about him is that he'll have a low walk rate. His strikeouts vary like crazy from season to season, and last year he gave up a whopping 13 homers in just 39.1 innings. For reference, Fien surrendered 13 total homers in his previous two seasons combined, totaling 126.2 innings pitched. Improvement from his 2016 numbers is almost a given, but I don't see Fien working his way into a fantasy-relevant position in the Mariners' bullpen. (Scott Strandberg)

The Quick Opinion: Fien will likely stick in middle relief all year. He has one save in 293 career major league games, and is too volatile to rely on as a holds guy.

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