Corey Hamman

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Corey H. Hamman

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Biographical Information[edit]

Relief pitcher Corey Hamman played in the minor leagues from 2002 to 2010, spending part or all of five seasons at Triple-A. He was taken by the Detroit Tigers in the 12th round of the 2002 amateur draft, between infielder Callix Crabbe and pitcher Mike Esposito.

He began his professional career with a 0.36 ERA and 0.640 WHIP in 19 appearances between the Oneonta Tigers and Lakeland Tigers, then he had a 3.32 mark in 46 games for Lakeland in 2003. He slipped after that, going just 2-8 with a 4.46 ERA in 37 games (13 starts) in his first try at Triple-A in 2006. He pitched in the Arizona Fall League that year, posting a 2.77 ERA in 15 appearances for the Phoenix Desert Dogs. He was taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates/Indianapolis Indians in the Triple-A round of the 2007 Rule V Draft and spent the rest of his career in the Pirates system.

Overall, he went 30-45 with a 4.34 ERA in 340 games (65 starts) over 9 minor league seasons.