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Rick Helling MLB Career Stats

93-81 4.68 1526.1 1058 1.38

Rick Helling Bio

  • Full Name: Ricky Allen Helling
  • Born: 12/15/1970 in Devils Lake, ND
  • Draft: 1992, Texas Rangers, 1st rd. (22nd overall)
  • College: Stanford
  • Debut: April 10, 1994
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/9/2006
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MLB Career Stats 93 81 4.68 301 234 0 1526.1 1058 1.38


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Rick Helling Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2003 Florida NL

Rangers Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
1998 Texas AL
2000 Texas AL

Rangers Harold McKinney Good Guy Award

Year Team League
2001 Texas AL

Rick Helling Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2000 4.48 19th in AL


Season W Rank
1998 20 1st in AL
1999 13 18th in AL
2000 16 6th in AL
2001 12 22nd in AL


Season SO Rank
1998 164 12th in AL
1999 131 17th in AL
2000 146 12th in AL
2001 154 13th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
1998 1.33 15th in AL
1999 1.43 19th in AL
2000 1.43 20th in AL
2002 1.30 21st in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1998 .253 12th in AL
1999 .272 15th in AL
2000 .252 7th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1998 33 7th in AL
1999 35 1st in AL
2000 35 1st in AL
2001 34 3rd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1998 4 12th in AL
1999 3 13th in AL
2001 2 13th in AL


Season SHO Rank
1994 1 11th in AL
1998 2 5th in AL
2001 1 10th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1998 216.1 11th in AL
1999 219.1 5th in AL
2000 217.0 7th in AL
2001 215.2 14th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1999 5.38 11th in AL
2000 6.06 20th in AL
2001 6.43 24th in AL
2002 6.15 22nd in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1998 2.10 25th in AL
1999 1.54 8th in AL
2000 1.47 8th in AL
2001 2.44 23rd in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1998 78 16th in AL
1999 85 10th in AL
2000 99 3rd in AL
2001 63 24th in AL


Season H Rank
1998 209 22nd in AL
1999 228 11th in AL
2000 212 13th in AL
2001 256 1st in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1998 27 14th in AL
1999 41 1st in AL
2000 29 9th in AL
2001 38 1st in AL
2002 31 2nd in NL
2003 30 8th in AL

Ricky Allen Helling Bio Info

Married to Tomasa, the couple has three children, son Randall and daughters Josie and Jordyn...A member of the MLB Players'Association (MLBPA) Executive Board since 1998 and was a player representative for the MLBPA for six seasons...1989 graduate of Shanley (ND) High School where he played football, basketball and baseball...Attended Lakota (ND) High School for three years, also playing football, basketball and baseball...Named All-Conference third baseman 1986-89 and won three state titles...Led North Dakota in scoring during his senior basketball season and was All-Conference in football for three years...Attended the University of North Dakota where he was a linebacker...Transferred to Kishwaukee (IL) Junior College to play baseball in 1991...Transferred to Stanford University in 1992 and led the team in wins and strikeouts...Pitched for the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team...Graduated from Stanford in 1993 with a degree in economics...Named 1999 USA Baseball Alumnus of the Year...Designates time and effort in support of D.A.R.E. and M.A.D.D. 2006 Only allowed two of 10 inherited runners to score. ... On 9/21 underwent season-ending surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his left knee by Dr. William Raasch in Milwaukee. ... He posted a 2.43 ERA in his 18 relief appearances (29.2ip, 8er) and a 13.50 ERA in his two starts (5.1ip, 8er). Started on 6/20 versus Detroit (a 10-1 loss) and 6/25 at Kansas City (a 6-0 loss). ... Was on the 15-day disabled list from 4/16-6/19 with a sprained right elbow.....was moved to the 60-day DL on 6/2 before he was reinstated on 6/20. 2005 Went 2-1 with a 2.18 ERA in seven late-season starts for Milwaukee after he went 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA in eight relief appearances...Began the season with Triple A Nashville where he compiled a 9-3 mark with a 4.13 ERA (60 er/130.2 ip) in 21 starts...left Nashville in the midst of a five game winning streak...contract was purchased by Milwaukee on July 27...made his Brewers debut in relief on July 28 vs. San Francisco tossing one scoreless frame...earned his first win in a Brewers uniform in his next outing on August 3 at New York (N) working one shutout inning leading the Brewers to a 6-4 win over the Mets...went 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA in eight relief appearances for Milwaukee...moved into the starting rotation in late August...went 2-1 with a 2.18 ERA in seven starts for the Brewers...worked season-best seven frames in a pair of starts: Sept. 11 vs. Houston (W, 4-2, MIL) and Sept. 16 at HOU (ND, 2-1, HOU)...struck out season-best eight batters in his final start of the season on September 27 vs. Cincinnati...earned the win leading the Brewers to a 6-2 victory...posted a 2-1 mark alongside a 2.53 ERA in seven appearances, five starts at Miller Park compared to a 1-0 clip and a 2.12 ERA in eight games, two starts on the road...logged a 1.93 ERA during the day (four outings, two starts)...went 2-1 with a 1.69 ERA in six September starts. 2004 Split the season between Double A New Britain of the Eastern League and Triple A Rochester of the International League, both affiliates of the Minnesota Twins, and Triple A Oklahoma, an affiliate of the Texas Rangers in the Pacific Coast Leage...Went 1-2 with a 4.94 ERA in five starts with New Britain before his promotion to Rochester...Made one start with Rochester pitching a complete game (7.0 IP) shutout allowing just four hits and striking out a pair...Released by Minnesota on June 2, signed a Minor League contract with the Texas Rangers on June 10 and was assigned to Oklahoma...Posted a 1-4 mark with 9.00 ERA in six starts for the Red Hawks.