(3/25/2008) The Philadelphia Daily News reports that RHP J.D. Durbin allowed six runs Monday and he is likely out of the running for spots in the rotation and bullpen.
J.D. Durbin allows five runs
(3/10/2008) Phillies starter J.D. Durbin gave up five runs and eight hits over 3 1/3 innings against the Pirates Monday in a spring training game.
Durbin taken deep three times
(3/5/2008)J.D. Durbin started for the Phillies during Wednesday's spring game against the Tigers and lasted four innings, allowing three runs that all came on three solo homers. He allowed four hits, walked two and struck out three. Durbin is now 0-1 with a 7.50 ERA in two spring starts spanning six innings.
Durbin plays damage control Friday
(2/29/2008) SP J.D. Durbin, competing for the open spot in the Phillies' rotation, allowed two runs and five hits in two innings Friday at the Pirates.
Phillies get it done in relief
(9/19/2007) Tom Gordon (back) was able to pitch Tuesday night, combining with J.D. Durbin, Geoff Geary and J.C. Romero on six scoreless relief innings before handing a save opportunity to Brett Myers, who blew it.
Durbin tosses another stinker
(9/13/2007) Phillies SP J.D. Durbin allowed three runs, five hits and walked three in one-plus innings -- the third straight outing he hasn't reached the fifth -- during a no-decision Thursday against the Rockies. He did manage three strikeouts.
Marlins beat Durbin, again
(9/7/2007) Phillies SP J.D. Durbin allowed five runs -- two earned -- and five hits in 4 1/3 innings during a loss Friday against the Marlins. He surpassed his last outing when he struck out Hanley Ramirez to start the game. Durbin didn't retire a batter in his previous start, a 12-6 loss at Florida on Saturday. He faced seven hitters, allowing seven runs and five hits. He walked four and struck out three Friday as he lost for the third time in four starts.
Durbin fails to record out
(9/1/2007) Phillies SP J.D. Durbin failed to retire a batter Saturday as the Marlins scored seven runs in the first inning. Jeremy Hermida, Mike Jacobs and Matt Treanor hit run-scoring singles, while Todd Linden walked with the bases loaded, scoring Hermida and stretching Florida's advantage 4-0 in the first. Jacobs scored from third base on reliever Clay Condrey's wild pitch and Alfredo Amezaga's sacrifice fly drove in Linden. Hanley Ramirez's second single of the inning scored Treanor for a 7-1 lead. Durbin (6-4) faced seven hitters, allowed seven runs and five hits.
J.D. Durbin strikes out six
(8/28/2007) Durbin (6-3) allowed two runs and six hits in Monday's start against the Mets to pick up the win. The right-hander is one of 12 pitchers to start for the injury-depleted Phillies this season.
Durbin loses in emergency start
(8/22/2007) Andre Ethier and James Loney each drove in three runs, Matt Kemp had a career-high four hits and Derek Lowe pitched seven solid innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the injury-depleted Philadelphia Phillies 15-3 on Wednesday night. J.D. Durbin (5-3) allowed five runs -- four earned -- and seven hits in six innings after moving up one day to take Cole Hamels' spot since he was placed on the 15-day DL (elbow) Wednesday. He walked three and struck out one.
Durbin stick in Phillies' rotation
(8/22/2007) J.D. Durbin (5-2, 5.36) will start against the Dodgers on Wednesday in place of the injured Cole Hamels (elbow). Fabio Castro was recalled to pitch Thursday afternoon against Chad Billingsley.
J.D. Durbin to start Wednesday
(8/22/2007) Durbin (5-2, 5.36) will start against the Dodgers on Wednesday in place of the injured Cole Hamels (elbow). Manager Charlie Manuel said he was undecided about who will start Thursday against Chad Billingsley.
Durbin wins fourth straight start
(8/17/2007) Aaron Rowand and Pat Burrell homered, J.D. Durbin won his fourth consecutive start and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-8 Friday night. Durbin (5-2), who has been with four organizations and was waived three times earlier this season, allowed three runs and four hits in six innings. He beat the Pirates in his most recent start July 28 in Philadelphia and had made three relief appearances since. He walked two and struck out three.
Durbin rejoining Phils' rotation
(8/15/2007) The Phillies placed Adam Eaton (right shoulder inflammation) on 15-day DL. He had been scheduled to start Friday in Pittsburgh, but right-hander J.D. Durbin will instead make his fifth start for the Phillies. Durbin is 4-2 with a 4.14 ERA in 10 games.
Durbin may rejoin Phils' rotation
(8/15/2007) The Phillies placed Adam Eaton (right shoulder inflammation) on 15-day DL and called up Mike Zagurski from Triple-A. Eaton's rotation replacement has not been named. J.D. Durbin is the most likely candidate on the current roster.
RP Durbin picks up first save
(8/7/2007) J.D. Durbin pitched the final three innings of Tuesday's game against the Marlins for his first career save. He allowed three hits and a walk with two strikeouts in three scoreless innings.
Durbin sharp in an emergency
(8/3/2007) J.D. Durbin (4-2), who pitched three innings after replacing an injured Kyle Lohse (forearm), got the win, even though he gave up three runs and five hits in Thursday's game at Chicago Cubs. "I got the win?" Durbin said. "They said get up and start throwing. I was like, 'Why?' Then they said, `You're in.' I said, `Shoot, Lohse must be hurt."
Durbin likely out of rotation
(7/30/2007) With the acquisition of starter Kyle Lohse from the Reds on Monday, J.D. Durbin is likely out of the Phillies' rotation.
Durbin wins 3rd straight start
(7/28/2007) Chris Coste hit a three-run homer, Jimmy Rollins drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-5 on Saturday night. J.D. Durbin (3-2) pitched five shaky innings but left with a five-run lead after an eight-run fifth. Durbin allowed seven hits, four walks and five runs. He struck out four. It was his third straight win, but he had allowed just one run combined in his two previous wins.
J.D. Durbin blanks Peavy, Padres
(7/23/2007) Durbin, who has bounced through four organizations since spring training, threw his first complete game in just his fourth career start, limiting San Diego to five hits on Sunday. No runners reached third base until the ninth inning. "A complete game shutout, it was an indescribable feeling," Durbin said. "The organization gave me a shot to settle in and worked with me long enough to actually stick in the big leagues."
Durbin knocks off the Dodgers
(7/18/2007) J.D. Durbin breezed to his first major league victory and had three of Philadelphia's 26 hits, Ryan Howard hit a pair of two-run homers and the Phillies routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-3 on Tuesday night. Durbin (1-2) allowed a run and six hits over six innings and struck out three in his third big league start. He also had his first three major league hits.
J.D. Durbin to start Tuesday
(7/14/2007)The Sports Xchange notes: RHP J.D. Durbin (0-2, 7.56 ERA in three games, one start) likely will start Tuesday night in Los Angeles, according to manager Charlie Manuel and pitching coach Rich Dubee.
(6/29/2007) J.D. Durbin's first appearance with the Phillies, his fourth team this season, showed why the right-hander often changes uniforms. Released from three organizations before the second week of April, Durbin (0-1) struggled in his second career start during the first game of a day-night doubleheader Friday against Mets. He allowed six runs and eight hits in 4 2/3 innings during the loss. "He has a pretty good arm," manager Charlie Manuel said. "He had a little trouble getting his breaking ball over."
Durbin recalled for Friday's start
(6/29/2007) Outfielder Jayson Werth was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Philadelphia Phillies because of a sprained left wrist after Thursday night's win against Cincinnati. Philadelphia recalled catcher Chris Coste from Double-A Reading and right-hander J.D. Durbin from Triple-A Scranton. Durbin will start the first game of a day-night doubleheader Friday against the Mets. The Phillies optioned right-hander Yoel Hernandez to Scranton. To make room for Durbin on the 40-man roster, the Phillies moved right-hander Scott Mathieson to the 60-day DL.
Durbin starts Friday for Phils
(6/25/2007) J.D. Durbin will start the first game of Friday's doubleheader, according to MLB.com. J.A. Happ and 20-year-old phenom Carlos Carrasco are the top candidates to fill the Phillies' other rotation hole Saturday, according to PhillyBlurbs.com. "I think it's too early to think about (Happ and Carrasco) in a perfect world, but in reality we have to have starters for Friday and Saturday, so we'll talk about everyone," assistant GM Mike Arbuckle said. "It's a tough call. We have to think it through a little bit. At the same time, we have to look outside. We're OK until Friday, so we have a few days to look."
Phillies need pair of starters
(6/25/2007) J.A. Happ, J.D. Durbin and 20-year-old phenom Carlos Carrasco are the top three candidates to fill the Phillies' two rotation holes this weekend, according to PhillyBlurbs.com. "I think it's too early to think about (Happ and Carrasco) in a perfect world, but in reality we have to have starters for Friday and Saturday, so we'll talk about everyone," assistant GM Mike Arbuckle said. "It's a tough call. We have to think it through a little bit. At the same time, we have to look outside. We're OK until Friday, so we have a few days to look."
Durbin, Segovia don't get call
(6/12/2007) The Phillies will promote RHP Kyle Kendrick from Double-A Reading to start against the White Sox on Wednesday. He'll replace injured Freddy Garcia. Kendrick was 4-7 with a 3.21 ERA at Reading. "I like this kid," manager Charlie Manuel said. "He's got a chance to do a real good job." RHP J.D. Durbin (2-4, 5.13) and RHP Zack Segovia (1-7, 4.92) were passed up on a call-up this time around.
J.D. Durbin, an option
(6/11/2007)The Sports Xchange is reporting RHP Kyle Kendrick, who is 4-7 with a 3.21 ERA for Double-A Reading, is a candidate to take injured RHP Freddy Garcia's start Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox, assistant general manager Mike Arbuckle said. Other possibilities are RHP J.D. Durbin (2-4, 5.13) and RHP Zack Segovia (1-7, 4.92).
Durbin designated by Phils now
(4/17/2007) The Phillies designated RHP J.D. Durbin for assignment. They have 10 days to trade him, release him or outright him to the minor leagues.
Phillies take chance on Durbin
(4/13/2007) According to MLB.com, the Phillies are the latest team to take a chance on pitcher J.D. Durbin, claiming him off waivers from the Red Sox on Friday. Durbin was designated for assignment by the Twins at the end of spring training and he was quickly claimed by Arizona. After a horrible relief appearance to open the season, the Diamondbacks designated him for assignment. The Red Sox then scooped him up before giving Durbin the same fate Tuesday. They had hoped he clear waivers, but he did not.
Durbin designated for assignment
(4/10/2007) The Red Sox claimed J.D. Durbin off waivers from the D-Backs and then designated him for assignment. They have 10 days to trade him, release him or outright him to the minor leagues.
Red Sox get Durbin off waivers
(4/10/2007) The Red Sox claimed J.D. Durbin off waivers from the D-Backs.
Durbin is cut by Diamondbacks
(4/4/2007) According to MLB.com, the Diamondbacks have designated RP J.D. Durbin for assignment to make room for SP Micah Owings. Arizona now has 10 days to trade, waive or release Durbin. Durbin was claimed off waivers by Arizona from Minnesota in the final week of spring training.
Durbin opens with 94.50 ERA
(4/4/2007) In his first action in the majors since 2004, newly-acquired Diamondbacks RP J.D. Durbin did not have a successful 2007 debut. He lasted just 2/3 of an inning, allowing seven hits, seven runs and one walk Wednesday against the Rockies. He did have one strikeout, but his season ERA stands at 94.50.
Real Deal Durbin claimed by D-Backs
(3/29/2007) The Diamondbacks claimed RHP J.D. Durbin from the Twins and designated OF Dave Krynzel for assignment.
J.D. Durbin struggles again
(3/26/2007) J. D. Durbin allowed four runs on five hits and a walk in just one inning of work against Baltimore Monday.
Durbin not sharp in lone spring outing
(3/7/2007) Twins RHP J.D. Durbin could make the team because he's out of options and has a live arm. Durbin 4-3, 2.33 at Triple-A Rochester last season, was slowed by injuries last year or else he would have been called up to help the stretch drive. Durbin throws a fastball, curve, slider and changeup and can hit 94 mph. Durbin, however, will have to earn a spot. He had made only one outing this spring, in which he took the loss after giving up four hits, three runs (two earned), one hit batter and one walk in just one inning of work.
Durbin held out of early workouts
(2/25/2007) Twins RHP J.D. Durbin was held out of early workouts as the club made sure his arm, which had nerve problems last season, was healthy. Durbin has been cleared to throw in the bullpen and could make the team as a reliever. Working in his favor is that he's out of options.
Twins' Durbin out of options
(2/18/2007) One-time Twins top prospect RHP J.D. Durbin is out of contract options and is assured of sticking around until the end of camp to try to gain a roster spot, either as the fifth starter or in the bullpen.
Twins send Durbin to Triple-A
(3/15/2006) J.D. Durbin, the former second-round draft pick who was among the organization's top two or three pitching prospects the past two seasons, was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, one day after a poor outing against Cincinnati ballooned his spring ERA to 16.20 in four appearances (five innings, nine earned runs, 10 hits, four walks, three strikeouts).
Twins give Durbin one-year deal
(2/26/2006) The Twins agreed to terms with RHP Boof Bonser, RHP J.D. Durbin, RHP Willie Eyre, RHP Adam Harben, LHP Jose Mijares, C Rob Bowen, 1B Garrett Jones, OF Jason Pridie and OF Alex Romero on one-year contracts. MLB.com reports there has been no mention of J.D. Durbin as a possible fifth starter in Minnesota. Francisco Liriano and Scott Baker are the favorites for that role. "My name may not come up, but I'm still in there," Durbin said. "Even if not for the starting job, then for the bullpen."
No talk of J.D. Durbin
(2/23/2006) MLB.com reports there has been no mention of J.D. Durbin as a possible fifth starter in Minnesota. Francisco Liriano and Scott Baker are the favorites for that role. "My name may not come up, but I'm still in there," Durbin said. "Even if not for the starting job, then for the bullpen."
Durbin could start again Sunday
(9/30/2004) J.D. Durbin is the leading candidate to start Sunday's regular-season finale, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Kyle Lohse, who was originally scheduled to pitch that game, would have to start on three days' rest since his last turn got pushed back a day due to rain.
J.D. Durbin to pitch Thursday
(9/23/2004) The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Durbin will start against Cleveland Thursday.
Twins promote Durbin to Triple-A
(8/2/2004) The Twins promoted J.D. Durbin, one of their top pitching prospects, from Double-A New Britain to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He will make his first start for Rochester on Tuesday.
Durbin goes on shelf
(5/17/2004) The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports top pitching prospect J.D. Durbin has been placed on the disabled list at Double-A New Britain because of a shoulder injury. When asked if surgery was a possibility, Twins GM Terry Ryan said, Ill let you know in a day or so.
J.D. Durbin ticketed for Double-A
(3/26/2004) Durbin is likely to begin the season at Double-A New Britain, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The Twins want him to perfect his changeup before promoting him to Triple-A Rochester.