Rod Beck

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Rod Beck MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
38-45 3.30 768.0 644 1.16

Rod Beck Bio

  • Full Name: Rodney Roy Beck
  • Nickname: Shooter
  • Born: 8/3/1968 in Burbank, CA
  • Draft: 1986, Oakland Athletics, 13th rd. (327th overall)
  • Debut: 5/6/1991
  • Last Game: 8/14/2004
  • Died: 6/23/2007 in Phoenix, AZ
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 38 45 3.30 704 0 286 768.0 644 1.16

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Awards

Rod Beck Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1993 San Francisco NL
1994 San Francisco NL
1997 San Francisco NL

NL Relief Man Award

Year Team League
1994 San Francisco NL

MLB Players Choice NL Comeback Player

Year Team League
2003 San Diego NL

Padres Clyde McCullough Pitcher of the Year Award

Year Team League
2003 San Diego NL

Rod Beck Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
1992 17 9th in NL
1993 48 2nd in NL
1994 28 2nd in NL
1995 33 3rd in NL
1996 35 6th in NL
1997 37 2nd in NL
1998 51 2nd in NL
1999 7 21st in NL
1999 3 23rd in AL
2001 6 18th in AL
2003 20 15th in NL

Games

Season G Rank
1992 65 21st in NL
1993 76 2nd in NL
1994 48 20th in NL
1995 60 17th in NL
1997 73 12th in NL
1998 81 1st in NL
2001 68 17th in AL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2001 15 15th in AL

Rodney Roy Beck Bio Info

Age: 31 Born: August 3, 1968, Burbank, CA Height: 6-1 Weight: 235 Bats: Right Throws: Right Home: Scottsdale, AZ Length of M.L. Service: 8 yrs., 104 days How acquired: Acquired by Red Sox from Chicago Cubs in exchange for LHP Mark Guthrie and PTBNL (minor lg. 3B Cole Liniak), 8/31/99 Contract status: Signed through 2000, w/club option for 2001 Selected by Oak. in 13th round of 1986 June draft...Graduated from Grant H.S. in Van Nuys, CA in 1986...Charitable endeavors incl. assisting the Pediatric Aids Foundation and creating the "Shooting Stars" 2000 Began the season on the 15-day DL w/nerve root irritation (neck)...Was reinstated from the DL on 6/13...Opponents batted just .222 against him and held RH to a .202 batting average (17-84)...Recorded a 0-0, 1.29 ERA in 10 relief app. in August (14.0 IP, 2 ER, 13 K)... Made 15 relief app. in September, recording 3 wins in his last 7 app...Was placed on the 15-day DL on 7/3 w/cervical neck irritation...Returned from the DL on 7/23 and posted a 3-0, 2.41 ERA in 25 app. (33.2 IP, 9 ER)...Has a career 29-37, 3.20 ERA w/260 saves in 574 G... His 260 saves ranks 16th all-time in Major League Baseball...Failed to record at least one save in a season for the first time in his career. 1999 Acquired from Chi. Cubs for LHP Mark Guthrie and PTBNL (minor lg. 3B Cole Liniak) on 8/31...Was 2-4 w/7 SV, 7.80 ERA, 30 IP, 26 ER, 13 BB and 13 K in 31 G for Cubs...Arrived in Boston on 9/1 and earned 1st Sox save the same night in 4-3 win vs. KC (1 IP, 1K)...Retired 3 str. batters in 9th to save win for Mercker...3 IP during 13 inng. 6-4 Sox win at Clev. (2 H, 2K)...3 IP is longest relief app. by Beck since 4/10/92 w/SF at Atl. (3.2 IP)...Pitched 10 scoreless inngs. over 8 G (9/1-9/22, 3 SV, 4 H, 3 BB, 10 K) before giving up 3 runs vs. Tor. in 7-5 loss on 9/23 for 1st Sox loss and blown save...Went 0-1 w/3 SV, 1.93 ERA, 14 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 5 BB, and 12 K overall for Sox. 1998 Signed as free agent by Cubs on 1/15...Led league w/81 apps and 70 games finished (3-4, 3.02 ERA, 80.1 IP, 33 R, 27 ER, 20 BB, 81 K)...Went 51 for 58 in save opportunities establishing career high for saves (2nd in N.L.)...Only the 5th reliever in M.L. to reach 50 SV...Finished 2nd in Rolaids Relief Man rankings to Trevor Hoffman (SD)...Recorded 250th save on 9/28 during Cubs' Wild Card tie breaking 5-3 win over SF (0.2 IP, 0 H)...Earned 1st save as a Cub and 200th of M.L. career on 4/2 vs. Fla. in an 8-7 win (1 IP, 1 H, 2 K)...Converted 16 str. SV from 6/28-8/4 (15.1 IP, 17 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 17 K) incl. 13 in July (13 IP, 14 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB 13 K) to tie M.L. record for most SV in July...Allowed 8 ER in 37.1 IP (1.93 ERA) and recorded 28 SV in 38 games after All-Star Break...Established Cubs record for most 2nd half saves (26 by Randy Myers, 1993)...Earned 1st victory as a Cub on 5/23 in a 10-6 win at Atl. (2 IP, 0 ER). 1997 Went 7-4 w/37 SV and 3.47 ERA in 73 G...Led N.L. in games finished w/66 and finished 3rd in Rolaids Relief Man standings...Allowed only 8 BB while fanning 53 in 70 IP...Selected to N.L. All-Star team for 3rd time after recording 29 SV during 1st half of season. 1996 Had 35 SV in 42 opportunities w/3.34 ERA in 63 G...Picked up 128th career save on 4/9 in 3-1 win vs. Hou. (1 IP, 1 K) breaking Giants' club career saves record (Gary Lavelle, 127). 1995 Earned 33 SV (3rd in N.L.) in 60 G...Picked up 100th career save on 5/26 at NY in 6-4 victory (1 IP, 1 H, 2K)...Had record streak of 41 consec. saves stopped on 5/3 vs. LA. 1994 Won N.L.'s Rolaids Relief Man Award w/2-4 record, 28 saves and 2.77 ERA...Ranked 2nd in N.L. in saves...Converted all 28 save opportunities ...Led league's relievers in games finished (47)...Selected to N.L. All-Star Team for 2nd time and pitched 1.2 scoreless inngs. in Pittsburgh...Hit by ground ball in season debut on 4/5 vs. Pitt. and broke bone in left foot...Was out of action until 4/30. 1993 Selected to N.L. All-Star team for 1st time...Had 2.16 ERA, 48 SV, 57 H, 20 R, 19 ER, 13 BB, and 86 K in 79.1 IP...Had 24 consec. saves from 5/11-8/1 (32 IP, 21 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 37 K)...2nd in N.L. in SV and led N.L. in games finished (71). 1992 Went 3-3 w/1.76 ERA, 17 SV, 62 H, 20 R, 18 ER, 15 BB and 87 K in 92 IP...Allowed just 1 ER in his 1st 17 apps. 1991 Made M.L. debut on 5/6 at Montr. in 10-4 SF loss (2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER)...Picked up 1st M.L. save on 9/16 in 8-5 win vs. Atl. (2 IP, 1 H)...Pitched 23 G for AAA Phoenix going 4-3 w/2.02 ERA, 5 GS, 3 CG, 6 SV, 18 R, 16 ER, 13 BB and 35 K in 71.1 IP. 1990 Made 14 starts for AA Shreveport and 12 for Phoenix, combining to go 14-10. 1989 Combined to win 18 G for Single-A San Jose and AA Shreveport, the highest among Giants minor lg. pitchers...Went 18-5 w/8 CG and 2.98 ERA in 29 G...Selected as Cal. Lg. All-Star at San Jose w/11-2 record and 2.40 ERA...Led Cal. Lg. w/.846 winning pct. 1988 Spent season at Single-A Clinton, going 12-7 w/3.00 ERA and completing 5 of 23 GS...Walked just 27 batters in 177 IP while fanning 123. 1987 Pitched in 17 G for Single-A Medford and went 5-8 w/5.18 ERA. 1986 Began professional career at Medford (Northwest Lg.) pitching in 13 G w/1-3 record and 5.23 ERA in 32.2 IP.