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Kevin Millwood MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
169-152 4.11 2720.1 2083 1.33

Kevin Millwood Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Austin Millwood
  • Born: 12/24/1974 in Gastonia, NC
  • Draft: 1993, Atlanta Braves, 11th rd. (320th overall)
  • High School: Bessemer City, NC
  • Debut: 7/14/1997
  • Last Game: 9/12/2012
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 169 152 4.11 451 443 0 2720.1 2083 1.33

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Awards

Kevin Millwood Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1999 Atlanta NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/27/2003 Philadelphia NL

Kevin Millwood Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1999 2.68 2nd in NL
2002 3.24 11th in NL
2003 4.01 25th in NL
2005 2.86 1st in AL
2006 4.52 25th in AL
2009 3.67 8th in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
1998 17 6th in NL
1999 18 4th in NL
2002 18 4th in NL
2003 14 12th in NL
2006 16 8th in AL
2009 13 15th in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
1998 .680 8th in NL
1999 .720 2nd in NL
2002 .692 6th in NL
2003 .538 23rd in NL
2006 .571 20th in AL
2009 .565 19th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
1998 163 15th in NL
1999 205 4th in NL
2000 168 14th in NL
2002 178 10th in NL
2003 169 12th in NL
2005 146 13th in AL
2006 157 15th in AL
2009 123 23rd in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
1998 1.33 23rd in NL
2006 1.31 23rd in AL
2007 1.62 1st in AL
2008 1.59 4th in AL
2009 1.34 10th in AL
2010 1.51 3rd in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2006 .272 15th in AL
2007 .301 3rd in AL
2008 .312 2nd in AL
2009 .257 14th in AL
2010 .292 3rd in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1999 33 10th in NL
2000 35 1st in NL
2002 34 4th in NL
2003 35 2nd in NL
2006 34 1st in AL
2007 31 19th in AL
2009 31 21st in AL
2010 31 23rd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1998 3 13th in NL
1999 2 16th in NL
2002 1 22nd in NL
2003 5 2nd in NL
2006 2 6th in AL
2008 3 3rd in AL
2009 3 5th in AL
2010 1 20th in AL
2012 1 18th in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
1998 1 14th in NL
2002 1 10th in NL
2003 3 1st in NL
2012 1 7th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1999 228.0 8th in NL
2000 212.2 14th in NL
2002 217.0 8th in NL
2003 222.0 3rd in NL
2006 215.0 8th in AL
2009 198.2 19th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1998 8.41 5th in NL
1999 8.09 6th in NL
2000 7.11 18th in NL
2002 7.38 12th in NL
2003 6.85 19th in NL
2005 6.84 11th in AL
2006 6.57 17th in AL
2007 6.41 21st in AL
2008 6.67 20th in AL
2009 5.57 22nd in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1998 2.91 15th in NL
1999 3.47 8th in NL
2000 2.71 11th in NL
2002 2.74 7th in NL
2003 2.49 16th in NL
2005 2.81 13th in AL
2006 2.96 9th in AL
2008 2.55 17th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 68 22nd in NL
2007 67 9th in AL
2009 71 9th in AL
2010 65 22nd in AL
2012 56 23rd in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2000 213 15th in NL
2003 210 9th in NL
2006 228 9th in AL
2007 213 12th in AL
2008 220 5th in AL
2009 195 14th in AL
2010 223 5th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1999 24 25th in NL
2000 26 20th in NL
2006 23 23rd in AL
2009 26 11th in AL
2010 30 3rd in AL

Kevin Millwood Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 3, 2012 RHP Kevin Millwood elected free agency.
March 27, 2012 Kevin Millwood roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
March 26, 2012 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Kevin Millwood from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 26, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated RHP Kevin Millwood.
January 24, 2012 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Kevin Millwood to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 24, 2012 Kevin Millwood assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
October 30, 2011 RHP Kevin Millwood elected free agency.
August 10, 2011 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Kevin Millwood.
August 7, 2011 Pawtucket Red Sox released RHP Kevin Millwood.
June 1, 2011 RHP Kevin Millwood assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
May 31, 2011 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Kevin Millwood to a minor league contract.
May 2, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees released RHP Kevin Millwood.
April 22, 2011 RHP Kevin Millwood assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
April 17, 2011 Kevin Millwood assigned to Trenton Thunder.
April 7, 2011 Kevin Millwood assigned to Yankees Extended Spring Training from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
March 25, 2011 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Kevin Millwood to a minor league contract.
March 25, 2011 Kevin Millwood assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
November 7, 2010 RHP Kevin Millwood elected free agency.
July 22, 2010 Kevin Millwood roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
July 6, 2010 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP Kevin Millwood on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right forearm.
December 9, 2009 Texas Rangers traded cash and RHP Kevin Millwood to Baltimore Orioles for Player To Be Named Later and RHP Chris Ray.

Kevin Austin Millwood Bio Info

Kevin Austin Millwood ... resides in Gainesville, GA ... has 2 sons, Kevin Jr. and James Conley ... 1993 graduate of Bessemer City (NC) High School, where he played baseball, football and basketball, graduating with honors ... hobbies include fishing, golf and hunting ... winner of Rangers 2007 Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award for his contributions with the Texas Rangers Foundation and Habitat for Humanity ... donated bulk of cost to build the Kevin Millwood Texas Rangers Ballpark as part of Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington's National Semiconductor Sports Complex. 2011 Made 9 starts for the Rockies after the club signed him as a free agent Aug. 10 ... spent the first four months of the season in the Yankees and Red Sox organizations ... from the day he signed with Colorado (8/10) through the end of the season, led the Rockies in wins (T1st with Matt Belisle), innings pitched (54.1), strikeouts (36) and had the lowest ERA (3.98) among all starters ... walked just 8 batters in 54.1 innings pitched (1.33 BB/9.0 IP), 3rd-lowest ratio among NL starters from Aug. 10-end of season ... combined to go 7-2, 4.32 in 16 starts with AA Trenton, AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and AAA Pawtucket before signing with the Rockies. 2010 Tied for AL lead with a career-high 16 losses ... went 4-16, 4.28 in 31 starts with Baltimore ... received the 2nd-lowest run support in the AL (3.28 runs per game). 2009 The Rangers' Opening Day starter (4th time) went 13-10 with a 3.67 ERA (198.2IP, 81ER) in 31 starts, his 8th 10+ win season...Had the 4th-lowest ERA in his 13-year big league career and fell 4 outs shy of 6th career 200.0-inning campaign...Opponents hit .275 on balls put into play, 83 points lower than in 2008 (.358)...Career-high 71 walks, T-9th-most in A.L., leading to lowest strikeout/walk ratio of his career (1.73)...Left-handers batted .240 (87-362) with right-handers at .272 (108-397)...Was 8-3, 3.17 (96.2IP, 34ER) in 15 starts in Arlington, 5-7, 4.15 (102.0IP, 47ER) over 16 road starts...Was 5th in the AL with a 2.86 ERA (63.0IP, 20ER) in 10 day starts...Was 8-7, 3.46 (130.0IP, 50ER) in 19 games before the break, 5-3, 4.06 (68.2IP, 31 ER) in 12 starts after break...Went 4-1 in June with a 1.30 ERA (34.2IP, 5ER) in 5 starts with a .214 opp. avg....Was 2-0, 1.45 (18.2IP, 3ER) in 3 starts vs. Boston...3.67 ERA was 8th among A.L. qualifiers...Of the 53 pitchers with enough total innings to qualify for an ERA title in both 2008 and 2009, Millwood's ERA drop of 1.40 from 2008 to 2009 was the 2nd-largest (Javier Vazquez: -1.80, CWS in 2008 and ATL in 2009)...Was 8th in the league with a 3.17 ERA (96.2IP, 34ER) in 15 starts at home, lowest home ERA by a RHP in park history...Had a 2.64 ERA over his first 16 games, a 6.29 ERA over his next 12 starts and a 1.57 ERA in his final 3 starts...Has won at least 9 games in 8 straight seasons beginning 2002, one of just 9 big league pitchers to make that claim, joining Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland, Livan Hernandez, John Lackey, Derek Lowe, C.C. Sabathia, Javier Vazquez, and Barry Zito...Opponents had just a .292 on-base pct. with runners in scoring position, 10th-lowest in the A.L...Led all Texas pitchers in CG (3), IP (198.2), K's (123) and pitches per start (105.6) and ranked 2nd in W (13) and L (10)...3 complete games were T-5th-most in the A.L...198.2 innings were the most by a Texas pitcher since both he (215.0) and Vicente Padilla (200.0) cleared 200 frames in 2006...Tossed at least 5.0 innings in 29 of 31 starts, going 6.0-or-more frames 23 times and 7.0-plus innings on 15 occasions...Pitched at least 7.0 innings in each of his first 7 outings to open the season, the 4th-longest season-opening streak of that kind in Rangers history and 2nd-longest stretch at any point in his career (8-game run in 1999 with Atlanta)...Averaged 105.6 pitches per start in '09, 7th-highest figure in the A.L. and threw 100-or-more pitches in 25 of his 31 starts...Received 2 of the club's 6 Player of the Month awards in 2009, winning in April (2-2, 2.13 in 5 GS) and June (4-1, 1.30 in 5 GS)...Missed 12 days between starts on July 26 @KC and Aug. 8 @LAA with tightness in his left gluteus muscle...Had 2 of the Rangers' 5 individual games of 10-or-more strikeouts in 2009 (June 21 @SF and Oct. 1 @LAA)...Won opener on April 6 vs. CLE, (7.0IP, ER), his club-record 4th consecutive Opening Day start (6th career)...Earned career victory #150 on June 26 vs. SD...Won 3 straight starts to end the season, all quality starts of at least 7.0 innings...Cleared 180.0 innings for the season, securing the fifth and final year of his original contract with Texas...Tossed 3rd and final complete game of the season in his '09 finale on Oct. 1 at LAA (9.0IP, 3R/2ER), his only CG win all year 2008 Expected to anchor the rotation as the club's Opening Day starter, Millwood was limited to fewer than 30 starts for the first time since 2004 because of a persisting groin issue that forced a pair of stints on the disabled list...highlight of his season came on backto- back 9-inning complete game victories in late August...went 9-10, 5.07 (95 ER/168.2 IP) with 49 walks and 125 strikeouts in 29 starts for Texas...led the staff with 3 complete games, T3rd-most in the A.L...despite the time missed, he still ranked among team leaders in starts (T1st), wins (T2nd), innings (2nd), strikeouts (2nd) and quality starts (3rd, 11)...registered a team-low 16.1 pitchesper- inning...faced more batters (767) than any other Texas hurler...despite the backing of the highest-scoring offense in baseball, he was supplied with a 4.48 run support average, lowest among Texas starters and 9th-worst among all A.L. pitchers...allowed a teamhigh .312 (220-705) average against and 220 hits...opponents' average with RISP was significantly lower (.278)...registered nearly identical ERA's in 13 starts at Rangers Ballpark (5.09) and in 16 starts on the road (5.05)...right-handers hit .354 (121-342), 81 points higher than lefties at .273 (99-363), although left-handers connected for 12 of his 18 home runs allowed...collected a season-high 7 strikeouts on 3 occasions. 2007 Went 10-14, 5.16 (172.2IP, 99ER) in 31 starts for Texas, the highest ERA and most losses of his career...Posted at least 10 wins for 7th time, first Texas pitcher with consecutive 10-win seasons since Kenny Rogers in 2004-05...Endured a pair of DL stints, April 29-May 13 and May 15-31, both with a strained left hamstring, first time in his career with multiple DL stints in a season...Still led all Rangers pitchers in wins, starts, innings, quality starts (14), and strikeouts (123)...Team was 14-17 in his starts. 2006 Tied for eighth in the American League with 16 victories and tied for first with four other pitchers with 34 starts...his 215 innings were eighth highest in the league...tied for 15th with 157 strikeouts...was 25th with a 4.52 ERA...his 16 wins and 215 innings were the fourth highest of his career...he was 9-5 with a 3.74 ERA on the road and 7-7 with a 5.38 ERA at Ameriquest Field in Arlington...his road ERA was the ninth best in the American League...tied for fifth in the AL with the most road victories...his home ERA was the fifth highest...was 8-5 with a 3.82 ERA from July 14 to Sept. 18, before losing his last two starts...was fourth in the American League with 22 quality starts...was the Rangers' Opening Day starter...opponents hit .272 off him, second highest in a full season in his career...his .418 slugging percentage was the third highest. 2005 Signed with Texas as a free agent on December 29, 2005...led the American League with a 2.86 ERA for Cleveland in 2005...was 9- 11, 2.86 (61 ER/192.0 IP) in 30 games/starts for the Tribe in his first American League season...enters 2006 with a 107-75 career record...his .588 winning percentage ranks 17th among active pitchers with 100 or more career victories.

Summary: Tossed 6.0 scoreless innings to take no decision in his Indians and AL debut on April 6 at Chicago (AL)...took loss in Tribe's home opener, on April 11 vs. Chicago (AL), despite allowing just 2 runs in 7.0 innings...went 0-3 with a 4.10 ERA (17 ER/37.1 IP) in his first 6 games/starts, through May 4...4.10 ERA was highest of the season...went 2-1, 1.35 (4 ER/26.2 IP) over next 5 starts, from May 9-June 16, to lower ERA to 2.95...earned first win of the season in first game of that stretch, allowing just one hit with 8 strikeouts in 8.0 scoreless innings on May 9 at Los Angeles of Anaheim...retired last 18 batters he faced to earn first win since July 31, 2004 at Chicago (NL), while with Philadelphia...suffered a right groin strain on May 25 vs. Minnesota and was placed on the disabled list the following day...threw a simulated game on June 11 at San Francisco and was activated from the DL on June 15...earned 100th career win on June 16 vs. Colorado, becoming the 540th pitcher in major league history to reach the 100-win mark...was 1-3, 5.25 (14 ER/24.0 IP) over next 4 starts, from June 21-July 7 to raise season ERA from 2.95 to 3.58...tossed 6.0 scoreless innings to earn only win in that stretch, on June 27 at Boston...went 6-4, 2.25 (26 ER/104.0 IP) over final 15 starts of the season, beginning July 14, to lower season ERA from 3.58 to 2.86...tossed 6.0 or more innings in 24 of 30 starts...lasted 7.0 or more frames in 13 starts and 8.0 or more in 6 starts...recorded 20 quality starts, T12th-most in the AL.

ERA Title: Recorded a 2.86 ERA, edging Minnesota's Johan Santana (2.87) by 0.01 to lead the American League in earned run average in his first season in the league...is the first American League pitcher to lead the league in ERA in his first AL season since Rick Sutcliffe did so for Cleveland in 1982...earned the ERA crown despite a 9-11 record, becoming the first American League ERA champ to sport a losing record since Cleveland's Stan Coveleski, who was 13-14, 2.76 in 1923...St. Louis' Joe Magrane was the last National League pitcher to lead the league in ERA with a losing record, going 5-9 with a 2.18 ERA in 1988...Magrane was also the last pitcher to earn the ERA title with less than 10 wins...the last AL pitcher to lead the league in ERA with less than 10 wins over a full season was New York's Spud Chandler, who went 9-5 with a 2.46 ERA in 1947...Oakland's Steve Ontiveros was 6-4 with a 2.65 ERA to lead the AL in the strike-shortened 1994 season...Millwood was the first Cleveland hurler to lead the American League in ERA since Sutcliffe in 1982...his 2.86 mark was the lowest by an Indians pitcher since Dennis Eckersley's 2.60 mark in 1975.

2005 Notes: Held opposing batters to a .194 (35-180) average with runners in scoring position, best in the AL...also ranked among AL leaders in slugging percentage allowed (8th, .387), batting average against (9th, .248), on-base percentage allowed (10th, .300)...held right-handed batters to a .227 (83-365) average, 8th-best among AL starters...received 8th-lowest run support average among AL qualifiers, as Indians averaged just 3.98 runs per start...Indians scored just 37 runs in his 15 starts at Jacobs Field, averaging just 2.46 runs per start...was the lowest mark among pitchers with 15 home starts since Oakland's Scott Sanderson in 1990...did not allow a hit in 15 at-bats with the bases loaded and held opponents to a .119 (10-84) average with RISP and 2 outs...allowed 33 stolen bases in 39 attempts, the most steals allowed by an AL pitcher...lost 4 consecutive starts from July 2-19, as Indians scored just 2 runs during that stretch, which included 3 shutouts...was ejected in a win on July 29 at Seattle after hitting Yuniesky Betancourt in the 7th inning...later served a 5-game suspension from August 5-11...matched season-high with 8.0 innings in complete game loss on August 27 at Toronto...was 12th career complete game and first since August 7, 2003 at Colorado...went 2-0, 1.62 (7 ER/39.0 IP) in 6 games/starts in September...finished T6th in AL Cy Young Award voting following the season. 2004 Spent his second and final season in Philadelphia...Became the first Phillies pitcher to start on Opening Day in back-to-back years since Curt Schilling did it in 1998-99, falling to 0-1 at Pittsburgh (6.0IP, 7H, 2R/ER)...Started season with 7 straight quality starts, despite losing his first two (had 13 quality starts for the season) and went 2-2 w/a 3.38 ERA in 5 April starts (32.0IP, 36H, 12ER, 4BB, 23K)...Did not record an ERA below July's 4.46 in any of the remaining months of the season... Walked a career-high 6 on May 27 vs. Atlanta and fanned a season-high 9 on June 28 vs. Montreal...Overall on the year he was 4-0 vs. Montreal...Had two 4-game win streaks: 4/17-5/11 and 6/23-7/21...Held opponents homerless from 7/16 through the end of the season, 7 starts (last 32.2 IP)...On the year allowed only 8HR in cozy Citizens Bank Park...Was 3-1, 3.77 ERA in his 5 starts prior to going on the DL, leaving after 2.0IP in start on August 5 at San Diego. Spent 6 weeks on 15-day disabled list from August 6 to September 12 with acute tendonitis in his right elbow...After coming off DL, pitched only 2.0 innings in each of 2 starts due to limited pitch counts after fanned 6 in 4.0IP (7H, 2R/ER)...Went 3-1, 3.86 ERA in his final 7 starts of the season...Worked into the 6th inning in 10 straight starts from June 12 to July 31...Collected 66 SO his final 62.2 IP (9.5 SO/9.0 IP)...Phillies went 10-1 in his final 11 starts...Ended season 2 wins shy of 100. Has a 98-64 career record for a .605 winning percentage; only 13 active pitchers with 90 or more career decisions have winning percentages of .600 or higher entering 2005...Allowed 12SB (1CS)...RH batters hit .250 (72-288, 8HR) and batters were 2 for 10 (.200) off him with RISP. 2003 Became 1st Phillies Opening Day starter to win at least 18 games the previous season since Steve Carlton in 1983 (Lefty won 23 games in 1982) ... Tied his career high and ranked 2nd in NL with 35 starts, behind only Greg Maddux (36), becoming just 2nd Phillie since 1987 to make that many starts (Curt Schilling, 1997-98) ... Tied for NL lead with a career-high 3 shutouts, most by a Phillie since Schil1ing's 4 in 1992 ... Tied for 2nd in NL with a career-high 5 complete games, 3rd in innings (222.0), 6th in strikeouts (185) ... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 26 of 35 starts; at least 7.0 innings in 18 of 35 ... Allowed only 4 HR in 105.1 IP at Veterans Stadium ... Became 9th pitcher in Phillies history to throw a no-hitter, 4/27 vs SF (9.0 IP, 3 BB, 10 SO), 1-0; only no-hitter in the majors for the season, 1st since BOS' Derek Lowe on 4/27/02vs TB ... It was just the 3rd 1-0 no-hitter in MLB history, 1st since STL's Jose Jimenez on 6/25/99 at ARI (CF Ricky Ledee homered for the lone run and caught the final out) ... Named NL Player of the Week, 4/21-27 (2-0, 0.60 ERA, 15.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 7 BB, 14 SO) ... Struck out a season-high 11 (9 called), 5/13 vs ARI; has 10 career double-digit strikeout games ... Earned 7th win, 5/23 at MTL; his 7-1 start matched the best start of his career (1998) ... Did not allow a HR for 40.0 consecutive innings, 5/7-29 and had a 14.0 walkless streak, 5/7-18 ... Lost 3 consecutive starts for the first time in his career, 6/13-24 ... His 10 wins at the All-Star break were his most since winning 11 prior to 1999's break ... In addition to the no-hitter, threw two 3-hit shutouts b 7/9 at MTL (won 2-0) and 8/1 vs SD (won 6-0) ... Had a 15.0 scoreless inning streak, 7/4-17, longest by a Phillies starter ... Went 3-2, 2.45 ERA, .179 opp. avg. in 5 August starts ... Got career strikeout #1,000, 9/18 vs FLA (Miguel Cabrera, 2nd inning) ... Started final game at Veterans Stadium (lost, 4.0 IP, 11 H, 5 ER). 2002 Tied for 4th in NL and matched career high with 18 wins (1999) . . . Went 16-3, 2.64 ERA in final 25 starts, going back to May 24 . . . Had an 8-game winning streak, 7/31-9/11 (1.80 ERA, 12 ER, 60.0 IP, 9 G), falling one shy of his career-best 9-game streak, 8/13/99-5/1/00 . . . Winning streak was the 4th-best in NL . . . Finished 7th in NL with a .692 winning %, tied for 7th with a 0.69 HR/9.0 IP ratio, 9th with 3.14 night ERA and 10th with 178 SO and .230 opponents' avg . . . ATL won 20 of his last 23 starts . . . Allowed 2 ER or fewer in 21 of his 34 starts, including 19 of his last 25 . . . Finished 11-2, 3.26 ERA in 19 road games (18 starts) . . . His wins 8/16 vs COL and 8/21 at SD marked the 1st time he had pitched at least 8.0 innings in consecutive starts since 8/28 and 9/3/99 . . . His 2nd win of the season came 4/17 at NYM, when he relieved Greg Maddux in the 2nd inning and earned a 2-1 decision . . . Pitched a SHO, 9/6 vs MTL; his first SHO since 4/14/98 vs PIT . . . Has a 75-46 career record for a .620 winning percentage; only 12 active pitchers with 90 or more career decisions had winning percentages of .600 or higher entering 2002 . . . ATL scored 152 runs in his 34 starts (4.5 runs/game). 2001 Went on DL, 5/7 (inflamed right labrum) and missed nearly 2 1/2 months . . . Transferred from 15- to 60-day DL, 6/22 . . . Activated 7/20 . . . Went 6-4, 4.03 ERA in 12 starts after return from DL . . . Allowed 6 ER in 3 of his 21 starts (in 5.0 IP 4/9 at NYM, in 2.1 IP 8/5 at MIL, in 8.0 IP 8/28 vs MTL); the 18 ER permitted in those starts made up 31% of the total ER he allowed all season . . . Aside from those 3 rough outings, went 7-5, 3.41 ERA in 18 starts . . . Pitched at least 7.0 innings in 5 starts from 8/10-9/2 . . . Allowed 2 ER or fewer in 7 of final 13 starts (and 10 of 21 overall) . . . Did not appear in NLDS, but did pithed 1.0 scoreless inning in Game 3 of NLCS. 2000 After starting season 3-0, 2.77 ERA in first 6 games through May 1, he went 7-13, 5.14 ERA in 30 games (29 starts) the rest of the way . . . Entered the season 9-0 in 15 September games, but went 2-3 in that month . . . Took his first September loss in 17 career games (15 starts), 5-4, 9/12 vs FLA . . . Went 3-0, 3.03 ERA over 6 starts, 7/26-8/21 (club was 6-0) . . . Left start, 8/16 vs SD with a strained patella tendon in his left knee, but did not miss a turn . . . Suffered a broken nose during indoor BP, 8/28, but again made his next scheduled start . . . Matched his career-high 13 SO, 6/25 vs MIL . . . Started on 2 days rest and against the same team in a series 6/12 and 6/15 at PIT because he lasted only one-third of an inning, the shortest start of his career, 6/12 . . . Allowed a career-high 9 ER, 6/7 vs TOR . . . Finished tied for 2nd in NL with 14 sac bunts . . . Pitched 2.1 scoreless relief innings in the final game of the season, 10/1 vs COL; the longest relief appearance of his career and his first since 9/28/98 vs NYM . . . Held righthanded hitters to .235 avg . . . Made 1 appearances in NLDS (Game 3) and lost (4.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO). 1999 Had 2nd-best ERA in NL (2.68) and 3rd-best in majors . . . Led majors with lowest opposing avg (.202) and led NL with lowest OBP (.258) . . . Tied for 4th in NL with 18 wins and 205 SO . . . Selected to NL All-Star team (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO) . . . Started the season with a 1-2 record and a 5.79 ERA in April . . . Went 17-5, 2.33 ERA from May on . . . Had 4 months with a sub 3.00 ERA: May (2.17), July (2.00), August (2.49) and September (1.43) . . . Had 2nd-lower road ERA in NL (2.67) in 19 starts . . . Held opponents to .214 avg at Turner Field and .193 on the road . . . Pitched 10.0 scoreless innings in ATL's 13-inning, 3-0 win over STL, 8/28; became 1st ATL pitcher to work 10.0 innings in a start since Greg Maddux, 4/93 vs STL and the first to fire 10.0 scoreless innings in a game since Frank LaCorte, 9/76 vs LA . . . Compiled a 0.91 ERA in his final 7 starts . . . Finished the season with a 6-game winning streak (1.05 ERA) . . . In his final 20 games, went 12-3 with a 2.17 ERA . . . Retired 19 straight Rockies in a ND, 8/18 at COL . . . Flirted with a no-hitter 3 times, all of those efforts coming on the road: carried a no-hitter into the 7th inning in an eventual 3-2 Braves win in 10 innings, 6/6 at BOS; carried a perfect game into the 7th inning of a 7-2 win, 6/17 at HOU; and no-hit STL for 5.2 IP, 8/28 at STL . . . Went 47.0 innings without allowing a HR, 4/20-5/27 at MIL (5th inning) . . . . . . Averaged 102 pitches per start . . . Held hitters to a .241 average with RISP . . . Hit 1st career HR, 9/14 vs/at SD (Buddy Carlyle) . . . NLDS: In first career post-season appearance, fired only the 5th 1-hitter in MLB post-season history in Braves' 5-1 win in Game 2 in Atlanta . . . Only hit allowed was Ken Caminiti's solo HR in 2nd innings (9.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 8 SO) . . . Earned the save in ATL's 5-3 victory in 12 innings in Game 3 at Houston (1.0 IP, 1 SO) . . . NLCS: Beat the Mets in Game 2 in Atlanta (7.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO) . . . In Game 6 in Atlanta received ND after Mets rallied to tie score in the 7th (5.1 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO) . . . World Series: In shortest outing of season, lasted only 2.0 innings in 7-2 loss to Yankees in Game 2 in Atlanta (2.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO). 1998 Tied for 6th in NL with 17 wins, 8th in winning % (.680) and tied for 5th with 8.4 SO/9.0 IP . . . Pitched a 1-hitter, 4/14 vs PIT, ATL's first 9.0-inning 1-hitter since Greg Maddux' on 5/28/95 at HOU . . . In his one-hitter, became the 1st pitcher in ATL history to record as many as 13 SO without issuing a walk in a game . . . Made 2 relief appearances, 7/12 at FLA (2.0 IP) and 9/26 vs NYM (0.2 IP) as a playoff tuneup . . . Went 3-0, 1.40 ERA in final 4 starts with 19 SO in 19.1 IP . . . Finished with a 9-4 record and a 2.72 ERA (28 ER in 92.2 IP) at home . . . Did not appear in post-season . . . Toured with MLB All-Stars in Japan appearing in 2 games. 1997 Began season with Greenville (AA) . . . Made 11 starts before being promoted to Richmond (AAA), 6/11 . . . International League Pitcher of the Week, 7/7-13 (7.0 IP, 2 H) . . . Went 5-0, 1.73 ERA before being recalled by ATL, 7/12 . . . Made ML debut in relief, 7/14 vs PHI, and earned the win (2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 SO), becoming the first Brave to win his debut since David Nied won 9/1/92 at NYM . . . Optioned back to Richmond, 8/12 and recalled again 8/30 . . . Pitched 8.0 shutout innings to earn the win, 9/23 at PHI, his final start of the season . . . Named 1997 Richmond Brave Pitcher of the Year . . . Had bone spurs removed from right ankle, 10/21 . . . Did not appear in post-season. 1996 Spent entire season with Durham (A) . . . Finished 3rd in Carolina League with 139 SO . . . Ranked 4th among CL starting pitchers with a .250 opposing avg . . . Tossed 7.0 scoreless innings (3 H, 0 BB, 4 SO) in a 9-0 win over Winston-Salem, 5/22 . . . Also worked 9.0 scoreless innings (4 H, 1 BB, 8 SO), 7/31 at Prince William . . . Was the winning pitcher in Durham's only playoff victory, a 3-0 decision over Kinston (8.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 4 SO). 1995 Spent entire season with Macon . . . Pitched 7.2 scoreless innings (4 H, 2 BB, 6 SO) in a 2-0 victory over Hagerstown, 7/12 . . . Had a 3.34 ERA until mid-August, but allowed 18 ER over final 8.2 IP to result in season-ending 4.63 ERA. 1994 Led Appalachian League relievers with 13.5 K per 9.0 IP. 1993 Began pro career with Gulf Coast Braves, going 3-3, 3.06 (50.0IP, 17ER) in 12 games (9 GS).