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Ron Mahay MLB Career Stats

27-12 3.83 568.0 470 1.42

Ron Mahay Bio

  • Full Name: Ronald Matthew Mahay
  • Born: 6/28/1971 in Crestwood, IL
  • Draft: 1991, Boston Red Sox, 18th rd. (486th overall)
  • College: South Suburban JC, IL
  • Debut: May 21, 1995
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MLB Career Stats 27 12 3.83 514 3 4 568.0 470 1.42


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Season HLD Rank
2004 14 18th in AL
2008 21 7th in AL

Ron Mahay Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 11, 2012 Louisville Bats released LHP Ron Mahay.
April 5, 2012 LHP Ron Mahay assigned to Louisville Bats.
January 13, 2012 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
August 12, 2011 Memphis Redbirds released LHP Ron Mahay.
July 14, 2011 LHP Ron Mahay assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Palm Beach Cardinals.
July 9, 2011 Ron Mahay assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from St. Louis Cardinals.
July 8, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay to a minor league contract.
May 7, 2011 Reno Aces released LHP Ron Mahay.
April 11, 2011 LHP Ron Mahay assigned to Reno Aces.
April 8, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay to a minor league contract.
March 26, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers released LHP Ron Mahay.
February 16, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster LHP Ron Mahay to spring training.
February 4, 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay.
November 7, 2010 LHP Ron Mahay elected free agency.
August 25, 2010 Minnesota Twins transferred LHP Ron Mahay from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 22, 2010 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Ron Mahay on the 15-day disabled list. right shoulder strain
April 15, 2010 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of LHP Ron Mahay from Fort Myers Miracle.
April 7, 2010 Ron Mahay assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Rochester Red Wings.
April 5, 2010 Ron Mahay assigned to Rochester Red Wings from Minnesota Twins.
March 24, 2010 Minnesota Twins signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 5, 2009 LHP Ron Mahay elected free agency.
August 29, 2009 Minnesota Twins signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay.
August 24, 2009 Kansas City Royals designated Ron Mahay for assignment.

Ronald Matthew Mahay Bio Info

Graduated from Alan B. Shephard High School in Palos Heights, Illinois...played baseball for 2 seasons at Suburban Junior College in South Holland, IL...has been an extra on the daytime television show All My Children...wife's name is Alison...they have 2 daughters, Madison and Mackenzie, and a son, Mason. 2011 Made 24 relief apps, all in the minor leagues for Diamondbacks and Cardinals affiliates... on 2/8 was signed by the Dodgers to a minor league contract...was released in spring training...on 4/8 was signed by Ari to a minor league contract...was released on 5/6....on 7/8 was signed by StL to a minor league contract...was released on 8/12. 2010 Pitched in 41 games for the Twins, holding left-handers to a .219 batting average (14-for-64) and right-handers to a .284 mark (19-for-67)... allowed just two extra-base hits by a left-handed hitter (double, home run), while walking only two...Was at his best in pressure situations, limiting opposing hitters to a .225 batting average (16-for-71) with runners on base and a .239 mark (11-for-46) with runners in scoring position...Signed a minor league contract with Minnesota on March 27...pitched in four games for Single-A Ft. Myers, allowing one run on five hits in 4.2 innings...Had his contract purchased on April 15...did not allow an earned run in his first 11 appearances (9.1 IP) and limited opponents to a .156 batting average (5-for-32) with 10 strikeouts...Earned his only win on Aug. 17 vs. Chicago (AL), pitching 0.1 inning of relief...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 22 after suffering a strained right shoulder attempting to field a ground ball on Aug. 21 against the Angels...transferred to the 60-day DL on Aug. 25, ending his season 2009 Began season with Kansas City...won in his first appearance, April 9 at Chicago (AL), tossing 1.0 scoreless inning...walked just two batters in his first 12 appearances (10.0 ip)...struck out all three batters he faced, April 25 vs. Detroit...season-high 2.1 innings and tied season-high with three strikeouts, July 11 at Boston...did not allow an earned run in six consecutive appearances, July 19-30...designated for assignment, August 24...first appearance with the Twins on August 29 vs. Texas, tossing 0.2 scoreless innings...won his first game, September 14 vs. Cleveland tossing 1.0 scoreless inning of relief...made 16 appearances with the Twins, going 1-0, 2.00 (9.0 ip, 2 er). 2008 Spent his first season with the Royals after signing a 2-year contact on December 20, 2007...posted one of the best seasons of his career, earning a career-high 5 wins...has won his last 8 decisions dating to a loss on September 12, 2006 at Detroit while with the Rangers...Tied with Ramon Ramirez for the team-lead with 21 holds...Was unscored upon in 19 of 21 appearances from June 12 to July 30, compiling a 0.73 ERA (24.2 IP, 2 ER) over that span...held opponents to a .155 batting average, allowing 13 hits in 24.2 innings...Named Royals Pitcher of the Month for July, going 1-0 with a 0.63 ERA in 12 appearances...Was placed on the 15-day D.L. on August 22 (retro to August 16) with plantar fasciitis (bruised heel and arch) on his left foot...was activated from the D.L. on September 2 after missing 9 games...Suffered through a tough spell to end the season due to his injury prior to his disablement and his rustiness in September...posted a 15.75 ERA (8.0 IP, 16 H, 14 ER) over his fi nal 10 outings, raising his season ERA from 1.75 to 3.48. 2007 Matched his career high with a combined 67.0 IP in 58 games with his stops in Texas and Atlanta..Acquired 7/31 from the Texas Rangers along with 1B Mark Teixeira. Went 2-0 with a save and 2.77 ERA in 28 games with the Rangers (12 ER/39.0 IP) while holding opponents to a .236 average...Twenty-five of his thirty appearances with Atlanta were scoreless including his last eight of the year dating back to 9/18...Had a home ERA of 2.27 (9 ER/35.2 IP) and a road mark of 2.87 (10 ER/31.1 IP). At Turner Field, he appeared in 12 games and allowed just two earned runs in 11.2 IP (1.54 ERA)...Held left-handed hitters to a .189 average (20-for-106) and right-handed hitters to a .242 average (32-for-132). Held left-handed hitters to a .250 average and right-handed hitters to a .224 mark while with Texas...Got out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh on 9/18 and went 1.1 scoreless IP to get 4th hold w/ATL...Earned first Braves win (3rd of season) when he entered in the fifth inning at PHI on 8/11 with no outs and two runners on. Struck out R.Howard & A.Rowand and induced an inning-ending ground out by G.Dobbs...Suffered his only blown save on 8/8 at NYM, allowing two inherited runners to score in the 7th...Went 3.0 innings in relief in 14-inn game vs. HOU on 8/2, his seventh game of 3.0+ IP in '07 and only one with Atlanta...Made his Atlanta debut with a scoreless eighth inning 8/1 vs. HOU (1 BB, 1 K)...Allowed a season-high three runs in his last Texas appearance on 7/29 at KC. Had allowed two runs in his previous 21.0 IP prior to the 7/29 game. Struck out a season-high five batters on 7/21 vs. CLE...Earned his only save with 3.0 scoreless innings pitched on 7/17 at OAK...Got first win since 6/21/06 at CWS on 6/30 at BOS with 2.0 scoreless innings. 2006 Mahay was 10th in the American League in allowing just 23.7 percent of inherited runners to score...over his last 24 outings, he was 0-2, 4.05 (9 ER/20 IP) with 19 strikeouts and 11 walks...had at least one strikeout in 21 of his last 34 games...was second among Texas pitchers with 62 appearances...had a 4.80 ERA at home and a 3.00 ERA on the road...had a 3.46 ERA before the All-Star break and a 4.35 ERA after the break...left-handed hitters batted .240 off him, while right-handed hitters batted .258...opponents hit .316 with runners in scoring position...his only victory came on July 21 against the White Sox. 2005 Appeared in 30 games for Texas, going 0-2, 6.81 (27 ER/35.2 IP) with one save...ranked 2nd on Rangers staff with 6 holds and converted lone save opportunity...opposing batters hit .313, with left-handers batting .302 (19-63) and righties .322 (28-87)...allowed 4 of 17 (23.5 %) inherited runners to score...first batters hit .231 (6-26) with 3 walks...was 0-1, 4.15 (10 ER/21.2 IP) in 14 games at home and 0-1, 10.93 (17 ER/14.0 IP) in 16 road contests...posted a 3.09 ERA (4 ER/11.2 IP) in first 11 outings...went 0-2, 16.43 (14 ER/7.2 IP) in next 8 outings, from May 3-June 7, raising season figure to season-high 8.38...placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 8 with a left groin injury...made 3 rehab appearances for Oklahoma (AAA) from June 16-21, tossing 3.2 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts...was activated on June 24 and recorded a 2.08 ERA (2 ER/8.2 IP) in his first 6 appearances after coming off the DL to lower season mark to 6.43...posted an 8.22 ERA (7 ER/7.2 IP) over final 5 outings to finish the season with a 6.81 ERA...designated for assignment on August 4...cleared waivers and was assigned to Frisco (AA) on August 10...went 1-3, 7.78 (17 ER/19.2 IP) in 5 games/starts for Frisco...earned lone win in last Frisco start, allowing one run with 6 strikeouts in 5.0 innings on Sept. 3 vs. Midland.

I Like Texas: Recorded a 4.15 ERA (10 ER/21.2 IP) in 14 home outings... has compiled a 2.90 ERA (26 ER/80.2 IP) in 65 career appearances with Texas at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, the 2nd-lowest among any Rangers pitcher with at least 50 outings in the park...has posted the 9th and 12th-lowest single season relief ERA's in the park's history. 2004 Ron ranked among staff relief leaders in holds (2nd, 14), appearances (3rd, 60) and innings (3rd, 67.0) in his second season with the Rangers...established career highs in each of those categories as well as strikeouts (54) and games finished (12)...finished with a 2.55 ERA, 9th-lowest among qualifying AL relievers and 2nd-lowest among Texas relief corps.

Summary: Allowed a run in 10 of 47 outings...permitted 18 of 42 inherited runners to score (42.9%) and was 0-2 in save opportunities... first batters hit .291 (16-55) with 5 walks, but opponents hit just .184 (16-87) in close and late situations...compiled 6.75 ERA in first 14 appearances through May 23...from May 26-Aug. 31, posted an 0.82 ERA (4 ER/43.2 IP) to drop mark for the season from 6.75 to season-low 2.10...had 4.76 ERA over final 13 outings to finish at 2.55, 9th-best among AL relievers...allowed just one run in final 9 outings and 8.1 IP for a 1.08 ERA...did not allow a hit or run over 5 outings and 4.2 innings from July 16-27...over 19 appearances from July 9-Aug. 31, had an 0.43 ERA (1 ER/21.0 IP), holding opponents to a .155 average (11-71) in that stretch.

I Like Texas: Has compiled a 2.44 ERA (16 ER/59.0 IP) in 51 career appearances with Texas at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, the lowest among any Rangers pitcher with at least 50 outings in the park...has posted the 9th and 12th-lowest single season relief ERA's in the park's history.

2004 Notes: Tossed season-high 3.1 innings on July 29 vs. Oakland and pitched at least 3.0 innings on 3 occasions...had 11 outings last 2.0 innings or longer and posted a 1.03 ERA (3 ER/26.1 IP) in those appearances...recorded season-high 4 strikeouts twice...permitted just 5 home runs, including a pair on Sept. 4 at Boston...won all 3 decisions, including extra inning victory on June 20 at Florida...opponents batted .235 with lefties at .227 (25-110) and right-handers at .241 (35-145)...compiled an 0.96 ERA (1 ER/9.1 IP) in 7 interleague outings and has a career 2.16 mark (6 ER/25.0 IP) in interleague play...posted a 2.10 ERA (7 ER/30.0 IP) in 25 outings against AL West...pitched in 11 of Rangers' 20 games against Oakland, posting a 1.54 ERA (2 ER/11.1 IP)...signed a contract extension that was announced on Oct. 1 and is under contract with Texas through 2006 with a club option for 2007. 2003 Contract purchased from Oklahoma (AAA) on June 26 and established career-highs for appearances (35), innings (45.1), and strikeouts (38) while tying his best for wins (3)...3.18 ERA was the 3rd-lowest among all pitchers on the 35 appearances (all in relief) was 3-3 and finished 5 games...allowed a run in 9 of 35 games, finished 5 games and had 9 holds...allowed 10 of 25 inherited runners to score and was 0-3 in save opportunities...first batters hit .194 (6-31) and held opponents to .188 (9-48) average with runners in scoring position...worked 12.1 scoreless innings in his first 8 games, a club record for longest scoreless innings streak at start of a Rangers career...retired 17 consecutive batters over 4 appearances, June 28-July 4...after first 8 games, issued 6 runs (5 ER) in 5 innings in next 3 appearances, then posted a 0.42 ERA (3 R/1 ER/21.2 IP) in next 17 outings, dropping ERA to 1.38 through September 9...compiled a 15.87 ERA (10 ER/5.2 IP) in final 7 contests, issuing 8 runs in one total inning in final 3 games...longest outing was 3.1 innings in Rangers debut, June 26 vs. Oakland...had a career best 7 strikeouts in 3 innings, August 18 at Detroit...opponents batted .195, .190 (22-116) by right-handed batters and .208 (11-53) against left-handers...Minor Leagues: Began the season at Oklahoma and went 4-2, 4.22 in 26 appearances (all in relief)...finished 12 games and registered 3 saves...first hitters batted .175 (7-40)...longest outing of the season was 4.1 innings in a win vs. Albuquerque on April 21...none of his other outings were more than 2.2 last 22 outings had an ERA of 3.03 (12 ER/35.2 IP)...was 1-0, 2.31 in May and 2-1, 2.70 in June. 2002 Opened season at Iowa (AAA), pitching 8.2 scoreless innings in his first 9 games...contract purchased by the Cubs on April 25...did not allow a hit in his first 3 outings (5.1 IP) and worked 8.1 scoreless frames in his first 6 appearances through May 8...earned victories in consecutive outings, May 3 and 5 at Los Angeles, his first major league wins since May 13, 2000 with Florida...posted a 19.91 ERA (14 ER/6.1 IP) in his next 5 games, allowing 6 homers in that span...placed on the DL on May 24 with biceps tendinitis in his left shoulder...on rehab assignment at Iowa, June 7-13, including a one-inning start on June 11 (2) at Tacoma...activated and assigned outright to Iowa on June 13...opponents hit .228 (13-57) with Chicago with first batters 2-9...stranded all 6 inherited runners...pitched 5.2 scoreless innings in first 4 games with Iowa, extending his scoreless innings streak with the club to 14.1 over 13 games...had a 3.86 ERA (9 ER/21 IP) in next 17 outings through August 10, then posted a 0.79 mark (1 ER/11.1 IP) in final 9 appearances...season's longest appearance was 2.2 innings, June 24 at Salt Lake City...ranked fifth on Iowa staff in appearances (39), allowing a run 9 times...opponents hit .189 (32-169), .165 (20-121) vs. right-handed batters. 2001 Opened season with San Diego's Portland (AAA) club, going 1-2, 3.78 in 14 games...on DL from April 12-24...released on May 15 and signed with Cubs organization on May 19...fanned 52 in 46.2 innings and held opponents to .182 average in 36 games at Iowa...contract purchased by the Cubs on August 22 and worked in 17 games the rest of the year...opponents batted .197 (14-71)...fanned career-high 6 batters, September 25 at Pittsburgh...worked at least 2 innings 9 times. 2000 Began year as Oakland's fifth starter, going 0-1 in 2 starts, before trade to Florida on May 11...earned victory in relief in NL debut, May 13 at New York...1-0, 6.04 in 18 overall appearances before outright assignment to Calgary on August 3. 1999 Claimed off waivers by Oakland on March 30 and was on A's opening day roster before option to Vancouver (AAA) on April 5...rejoined A's on September 1 and was 2-0, 1.86 in 6 games...worked major league-high 5.1 innings, September 25 at Texas and defeated Seattle in first big league start on October 3...retired 21 consecutive batters over 3-game span, September 25-October 3. 1998 Appeared in 29 games in 2 stints for Boston...recorded first major league save, June 25 at Philadelphia. 1997 Opened season at Trenton (AA), going 3-3, 3.10 in 17 games, before promotion to Boston on June 30...optioned to Pawtucket (AAA) on July 6 without appearing in a game before returning to Boston for rest of year on July 15...earned the victory in his major league pitching debut, July 17 at Baltimore...fanned first batter faced, Roberto Alomar...pitched 6.2 scoreless innings over 8 games, September 5-17. 1996 Began pro pitching career at Sarasota (A), appearing in 31 games (4 starts) after being on DL from April 4-25 with right ankle sprain...earned first pro win in first start, August 10 at St. Petersburg...made one start for Trenton at end of season. 1995 An outfielder in Red Sox organization in first 5 pro seasons...began season in Pawtucket before promotion to Boston on May 19...made major league debut in start on May 21 vs. Cleveland, going 2-5 with RBI...singled off Bud Black for first hit....hit first home run on May 26 off California's Mike Butcher...optioned to Trenton on May 26 for rest of season. 1994 Spent all season at Sarasota (A), posting career bests for hits (102) and RBI (46)...on DL, August 23-September 1 with sprained left ankle. 1993 With Lynchburg (A) for most of season, appearing in 8 games at New Britain (AA)...did not play after August 5 due to stress fractures in both legs...1992: Saw action in just 19 games for Winter Haven, being sidelined for the year on May 5 with an injured right shoulder. 1992 Saw action in just 19 games for Winter Haven, being sidelined for the year on May 5 with an injured right shoulder. 1991 Played in 54 games for Gulf Coast Red Sox in first pro season.