From BR Bullpen
Randall Jerome Messenger
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 6", Weight 247 lb.
- High School Sparks High School
- Debut June 22, 2005
- Born August 13, 1981 in Reno, NV USA
 Biographical Information
Messenger has pitched four seasons in the major leagues. After signing a minor league contract with the Mariners, he impressed during spring training with the 2009 Mariners but did not make the major league club out of spring training. He has been pitching in relief for the 2009 Tacoma Rainiers.
Messenger has pitched nine seasons in the minors through 2008, going 46-34, although most of his appearances have been as a reliever. In 2004 he had 21 saves for Carolina.
Messenger signed with the Hanshin Tigers for 2010 upon the recommendation of Mariners teammate Kenji Johjima, who had also signed with Hanshin. He debuted on March 26, Opening Day, tossing a 1-2-3 8th inning against the Yokohama BayStars to set up closer Kyuji Fujikawa.