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Tim Harikkala MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
7-8 5.98 99.1 48 1.44

Tim Harikkala Bio

  • Full Name: Timothy Allan Harikkala
  • Born: 7/15/1971 in West Palm Beach, FL
  • Draft: 1992, Seattle Mariners, 34th rd. (950th overall)
  • College: Florida Atlantic
  • Debut: May 27, 1995
  • Last Game: 8/12/2007
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 7 8 5.98 73 2 0 99.1 48 1.44

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2004 15 23rd in NL

Timothy Allan Harikkala Bio Info

Timothy Allan Harikkala...is married, Jill...graduated from Lake Worth Christian HS (Lantana, FL) in 1989...attended Florida Atlantic University. 2005 Began the season at Triple-A Sacramento and ended up making eight relief appearances with Oakland before being designated for assignment and electing for free agency...was selected from Sacramento on May 10 and posted no record and a 6.39 ERA with the A's...allowed a .308 opponents batting average, including .240 (6-for-25) against right-handed hitters and .370 (10-for-27) against left-handers...yielded a .316 (6-for-19) average with runners in scoring position...allowed five of six inherited runners to score and first batters faced were 3-for-8 (.375) with three doubles...tossed at least one inning in all eight of his outings, including 3.1 innings in his second outing on May 14 against New York, when he allowed six runs on nine hits...the hits were a career high, the runs matched his career high and the innings pitched matched his longest outing as a reliever (May 27, 1995 vs. Baltimore)...allowed eight runs over his first three outings with the A's (6 ip, 12.00 ERA) but just one over his final five outings (6.2 ip, 1.35 ERA)...was designated for assignment on June 17, sent outright to Sacramento on June 21 and declared free agency on June 24...while at Sacramento, he was 1-2 with three saves and a 1.27 ERA in 11 relief appearances...held the opposition to a .181 batting average, which included .148 (4-for-27) against left-handed hitters and .200 (9-for-45) against right-handers...opponents were 1-for-20 (.050) with runners in scoring position, including 0-for-9 with RISP and two outs and 0-for-5 with the bases loaded...allowed just one home run in 21.0 innings and issued seven walks while striking out 14...did not allow an earned run in six outings (10.1 ip) at home...did not allow a run in the eighth or ninth innings (10.2 ip)...tossed at least one inning in all 11 of his relief appearances, including two or more six times...did not allow a run in his first two outings (4.0 ip) before taking the loss on April 16 at Portland, allowing one run in three innings...recorded saves in consecutive outings on April 19 and 22 at Tacoma...did not allow an earned run over a five-game stretch from April 22 to May 4 (8 ip, 5 h, 2 r, 4 bb, 5 so), including April 24 against Las Vegas, when he tossed a season-high 3.1 innings without allowing a run for his only win of the season...allowed a run in his final Triple-A outing on May 6 at Las Vegas (2.1 ip, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 1 so). 2004 A non-roster invitee who had not pitched in the Major Leagues since 1999, he joined the Rockies in mid-April and quickly established himself as a key member of Clint Hurdle's bullpen...tied Steve Reed for the team lead with 15 relief holds...held opponents to a .235 average against and just a .304 on-base percentage...was very effective with runners in scoring position, allowing just a .241 average against, though that number spiked upward in the final month of the season...through August 1, he led all Major League relievers in RISP average against (2 for 36, .056), and as late as September 1, he ranked 10th (6 for 46, .130)...was also adept at stranding inherited runners, as only 11-of-35 inherited scored all season...again, that number is not indicative of the bulk of his season as no Major League reliever had a higher percentage of stranding inherited runners through August 23 (89%, 24 of 27)...began the 2004 campaign in the Rockies farm system, pitching for Triple-A Colorado Springs...after notching three saves in four appearances with the Sky Sox, his contract was purchased on April 17...made his first appearance for the Rockies on April 20 vs. Los Angeles, his first Major League outing since May 26, 1999, when he was a member of the Red Sox...he promptly retired his first 22 batters faced, establishing a new club record for consecutive batters retired, topping Darren Holmes' mark of 21 in a row in 1999...streak was halted when he issued a walk to J.D. Drew on May 1...did not allow a hit or run in his first 11.0 innings (36 batters faced) until Pittsburgh's Craig Wilson hit a solo home run on May 11...picked up the win on May 16 vs. Philadelphia, his first Major League victory since April 24, 1999...settled into role of set-up man in June, notching relief holds in four consecutive appearances from June 15-23...continued to work in the setup role off-and-on all year, also serving as a middle and long-relief man...worked 2.0 or more innings 14 times and did not allow a run in any of those outings...began to fade as the season came to a close, as he allowed 17 earned runs in his final 12 outings (10.1 innings, 14.81 ERA), a stretch that included four losses and five blown saves...failed to retire a batter in three of his final six appearances. 2003 Opened the year in the Mexican League, pitching with the Oaxaca Warriors...started 3-0 with a 3.33 ERA in his first four starts but then lost his final 7 decisions to finish 3-7 with a 4.63 ERA...had his contract purchased by Baltimore July 21 and was assigned to Triple-A Ottawa...with the Lynx, he went 5-0 with a 0.81 ERA in 20 games, three starts...held opponents to a .176 average against. 2002 Spent his second full season at Indianapolis (AAA)...finished second on the team in wins (8-10) and innings (162.0)...allowed only 8 homers to 676 batters faced, one per 84.5 BF. 2001 Went 11-10 for Indianapolis (AAA), the second most victories in his career (16 in 1994) and the third most among Brewers minor leaguers...his team-leading 172.0 innings pitched ranked second in the International League and his 27 starts ranked third. 2000 Opened the season with Huntsville (AA) and went 5-3 with a 2.98 ERA...was promoted to Indianapolis (AAA) on June 24...earned the save on July 3 at Louisville, his first save since 1998. 1999 Began the year with Pawtucket (AAA) and would go on to see his first big league action since 1996...made his first appearance with the Red Sox on April 21 and then recorded his first ML victory in his second appearance of '99, April 24 vs. Cleveland...pitched in seven ML games, going 1-1 with a 6.23 ERA. 1998 Opened the year by making 15 starts for Double-A Orlando...pitched 2 consecutive complete game shutouts for the Rays April 14 and April 20...the 2 blankings tied for the Southern League lead. 1996 Made his first major league start on June 19 vs. Toronto, a 9-2 losing decision...gave up 6 earned runs over 4.1 innings in what turned out to be his lone ML appearance of 1996...was optioned back to Triple-A Tacoma on June 20...led the Rainiers with 27 starts during the year. 1995 Made his major league debut for Seattle in relief on May 27 vs. Baltimore...allowed 6 earned runs in 3.1 innings of work...it was his only ML appearance...tossed 4 complete games at Tacoma (AAA). 1994 Seattle's Minor League Pitcher of the Year, Tim combined to go 16-4 with a 2.34 ERA in 26 games for Appleton, Riverside and Jacksonville...the ERA and win total both led the organization...earned Midwest League All-Star honors at Appleton...was the Cal League Pitcher of the Week, June 19-25. 1993 Pitched for Bellingham (Short-A) and Appleton (A). 1992 In his first professional season, went 2-0 in 15 games, 2 starts, for Bellingham.