Position: P Date of Birth: 07/02/2019 Height: 6' 3" Weight: 215 lbs
Bats: R Throws: R Resides: Gainesville, FL
Brian Ellington was a standout pitcher in the bullpen during his time pitching with the University of West Florida while he was in college. He was selected by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round of the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft. Ellington went on to make his major league debut a day before his birthday, on August 3, 2015, against the New York Mets. In his first season in the majors in 2015, he had a 2.88 ERA in 25.0 innings pitched in 23 appearances while striking out 18 batters. After six years with the Marlins organization, Ellington was released in April of 2018 and signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks as a free agent. He made it as high as Double-A with the D-Backs before being released in July of 2018 and signing as a free agent with the Boston Red Sox in February 2019. Ellington was released by the Red Sox on June 26, 2019.