Paul Quantrill

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Paul Quantrill MLB Career Stats

68-78 3.83 1255.2 725 1.42

Paul Quantrill Bio

  • Full Name: Paul John Quantrill
  • Born: 11/3/1968 in London, ON, Canada
  • Draft: 1989, Boston Red Sox, 6th rd. (161st overall)
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Debut: July 20, 1992
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2005
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MLB Career Stats 68 78 3.83 841 64 21 1255.2 725 1.42


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Paul Quantrill Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2001 Toronto AL

Paul Quantrill Leaderboards


Season W Rank
1995 11 18th in NL
2001 11 23rd in AL


Season SV Rank
1997 5 25th in AL
1998 7 18th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1995 29 14th in NL


Season SHO Rank
1993 1 10th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1995 179.1 22nd in NL


Season G Rank
1997 77 3rd in AL
1998 82 2nd in AL
2000 68 17th in AL
2001 80 1st in AL
2002 86 1st in NL
2003 89 1st in NL
2004 86 1st in AL


Season HLD Rank
2000 13 21st in AL
2001 19 7th in AL
2002 32 1st in NL
2003 27 3rd in NL
2004 21 3rd in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1995 5.17 4th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1995 2.34 17th in NL


Season H Rank
1995 212 2nd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1995 20 13th in NL
1996 27 19th in AL

Paul John Quantrill Bio Info

Signed by Chuck Koney...pitched three seasons for the University of Wisconsin where he was named 1987 Rookie-of-the-Year and in 1989 the Top Pitcher and team MVP...graduated from Okemos High School in Michigan. 2005 Signed as a free agent on Sept. 9, and made his Marlins debut that day at Philadelphia, retiring all three batters he faced. Previously, he hadn't pitched since Aug. 29 against the Diamondbacks. Was with the Padres at the time. Was acquired by the Padres from the Yankees on July 2 for Darrell May and Tim Redding. Designated for assignment by the Padres on Aug. 31. 2004 Was 7-3 with a 4.72 ERA and one save, establishing a franchise-record with his American- League-leading 86 relief appearances...surpassed Mike Stanton's 79 appearances set in 2002...was second among American League relievers with the first pitcher in Major-League history to appear in at least 80 games in four consecutive seasons (2001-'04)...has averaged more than 75 appearances per year over the last eight seasons...his total of 609 games since 1997 is the second-highest by a pitcher over any span in Major-League history, behind only Kent Tekulve, who pitched in 613 games from 1997-1984...opponents batted .316 (124-for- 393, 5HR); LH .292 (54-for-185, 4HR), RH .337 (70-for-208, 1HR)...retired 55-of-86 first batters faced (64%)...prevented 29-of-54 inherited runners from scoring (54%)...converted 1- of-5 save opportunities (20%)...made appearances in consecutive games 10 times, three consecutive games nine times, four straight games twice, and pitched in five straight games once...made Yankees debut in 3/30 Opening-Day loss vs. Tampa Bay at Tokyo Dome, allowing 1H and 1ER in 1.0IP...on 4/18 at Boston, pitched 2.2 scoreless innings for his first win as a Yankee (2H, 1BB, 1K)...on 4/20 at Chicago, allowed 1ER in 2.0IP to record second straight win (3H, 1K)...made fifth appearance in as many games in 4/29 win vs. Oakland, allowing 1H and 1ER in 1.0IP (2K) 5/26 win at Baltimore, allowed three-run HR and single to only two batters faced in sixth (2H, 1R, 1ER, 1HR)...had not allowed a HR in his previous 39.0 innings pitched (dating back to 2003)...held opponents hitless in 22 at-bats before Raul Ibanez' single in seventh on 8/13 at Seattle (was the longest current streak of hitless at-bats by any pitcher in the Majors)...allowed six straight hits and 6ER without retiring a batter in consecutive appearances (8/15 at Seattle and 8/19 at Minnesota) 9/6 win vs. Tampa Bay, allowed 4H and 2ER in 2.0IP (1K) to earn his first save as a Yankee and first since 7/10/03 (w/ Los Angeles) at St. Louis...was 1-1 with a 3.58 ERA in six postseason appearances (5.1IP, 10H, 2ER, 0BB, 3K). 2003 Proved again to be one of the Majors' most consistent and durable relievers, going 2-5 with one save and a 1.75 ERA with Los Angeles...made 89 appearances to lead the Major Leagues for a second consecutive season (86 in 2002)...also led the Ameircan League with 80 appearances with Toronto in 2001...his 175 appearances over the last two seasons are the third highest back-to-back season totals in Major-League history (Mike Marshall pitched in 199 games in 1973-74 and Kent Tekulve pitched in 185 games in 1978- 79) only the third pitcher to appear in 86 games more than once (Marshall and Tekulve did it three times each)...the 89 appearances are tied with three others for the eighth-highest single-season total in Major League history (Toronto's Mark Eichhorn in 1987, San Francisco's Julian Tavarez in 1997, St. Louis' Steve Kline in 2001)...joined Tom Martin (80) to become only the third pair of teammates to appear in 80 or games in a single season...the others were Rob Murphy (87) and Frank Williams (85) of the 1987 Cincinnati Reds and Tekulve (94) and Enrique Romo (84) of the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates...the 1.75 ERA (15 ER/77.1 IP) is the lowest ever by a Major Leaguer making more than 80 appearances in a season...allowed 61 hits and walked just 15 batters (two intentional) while striking out 44 in 77.1 innings...led Major Leagues with 16 appearances in September and ranked second with 17 appearances in both July and August...ranked fourth among National League relievers in ERA, trailing only Atlanta's John Smoltz (1.12), Los Angeles' Eric Gagne (1.20) and Philadelphia's Rheal Cormier (1.70)...did not have an ERA over 2.00 in any month of the season...his 28 holds was tied for second in the 16 consecutive appearances (13.2 IP) from 4/11-5/12, did not surrender an earned run...yielded a home run to Gary Sheffield on 5/13 vs. Atlanta, snapping a string of 78.2 innings without giving up a homer, dating back to 5/3/02 when Fred McGriff of the Chicago Cubs hit one off him...retired 19 consecutive batters from 5/20-6/10...on 6/13 at Cleveland, pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn his first win since 9/22/02 at San Diego...pitched in six straight games from 7/8-13...tossed 1.1 scoreless innings on 7/10 at St. Louis to notch his first save since 8/4/02 at Philadelphia...was unscored upon in 13 straight outings from 7/30-8/17, giving up nine hits and one walk in 11.1 innings...made his career-high 87th appearance and pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in Game One of a doubleheader on 9/27 at San Francisco. 2002 The veteran right-hander lived up to his reputation as one of the game's busiest relievers as he led the Major Leagues with a career-high 86 appearances, which ranks second on the Dodgers' all-time single-season list behind Mike Marshall (106 in 1974)... this came one season after topping the American League with 80 games pitched for Toronto... his previous career high was 82 appearances for the Blue Jays in 1998... was 5-4 with one save and a 2.70 ERA in 76.2 innings... tied Minnesota's J.C. Romero for the Major League lead with 33 holds... surrendered just one home run all season, that to the Chicago Cubs' Fred McGriff on May 3... allowed just five of 26 inherited runners to score... after going 0- 2 with a 5.40 ERA in 14 April games, was 5-2 with a save and a 2.13 ERA the rest of the season... in final 17 outings, was 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA (2 ER/14.0 IP)... in 13 June appearances, posted a 0.87 ERA, yielding just one earned run, five hits and one walk in 13 outings, covering 10.1 innings... pitched a 1-2-3 inning in his Dodger debut on April 3 vs. San Francisco... hurled season-high 2.1 innings, yielding no hits and striking out three, on April 4 vs. San Francisco... in seven appearances from April 16-25, gave up no runs on four hits with five strikeouts in 5.2 innings... did not allow a run in 11 straight outings from May 5-24, a span of 12.0 innings... in 16 games from June 3-July 7, was 1-0 and did not surrender a run, giving up seven hits and two walks with 11 strikeouts in 12.2 innings... July 6 at St. Louis, pitched a scoreless inning to earn his first win since Sept. 30, 2001 at Tampa Bay while with Toronto... pitched in career-high five straight games from July 31-Aug. 4... appeared in 17 games during August to tie Arizona's Mike Koplove for the most in the Major Leagues for the month... in nine outings from Aug. 3-18, was 1-0 with one save and did not allow an earned run in 7.0 innings... Aug. 3 at Philadelphia, hurled a scoreless 12th inning to collect his first save as a Dodger and his first save since Oct. 6, 2001 at Cleveland... was credited with his third win on Aug. 10 vs. Philadelphia after hurling a 1-2-3 eighth inning... in 13 outings from Aug. 23-Sept. 17, did not allow an earned run, a span of 10.1 innings... on Sept. 6 vs. Houston, hurled a 1-2-3 eighth inning to earn the victory... on Sept. 17 vs. San Francisco, matched his career high by making his 82nd appearance of the campaign, pitching a scoreless inning... set a new career high in games pitched the following night vs. San Francisco... picked up his fifth win on Sept. 22 vs. San Diego by tossing a scoreless frame... during September, was 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA in 12 appearances (10.2 innings)... 2001 Was 11-2 with a 3.04 ERA in 80 games for the Toronto Blue Jays...matched his career high in wins (11)...led the Major Leagues in wins by a reliever and was first in the American League in appearances (80)...tied for third most relief wins in club history with Dennis Lamp (Mark Eichhorn - 14, Jeff Musselman - 12)...second among AL relievers in fewest walks per nine innings (1.30), third in relief innings (83.0) and tied for sixth in holds (21)...allowed just five unintentional walks and 12 overall in 83 innings of work...opened season by pitching 23.0 consecutive scoreless innings over 17 games...Toronto club record for reliever is 26.2 by Tom Henke in 1989...allowed his first runs of the season May 10 when Oakland's Miguel Tejada hit a three-run home run...won his first five decisions of the season...appeared in four games over four days, May 30-June the All-Star break, was 7-2 with one save and a 2.13 ERA...selected to his first All-Star Game...pitched 0.1 inning and allowed two hits and an earned run...was 4-0 after the All-Star break with one save and a 4.45 ERA...on July 25 in Boston, made his 500th career appearance and earned the 50th win of his career...was 1-0 with a 0.66 ERA in 14 August games...earned his 10th win on Aug. 9 at Seattle after stranding the bases loaded...pitched a season-high 3.1 innings on Aug. 30 in New York and stranded the bases last 14 games, had seven holds...earned 11th and final win of the season on Sept. 30 in Tampa Bay...finished season with five scoreless innings and earned second save on Oct. 6 in Cleveland...stranded 38 of 55 inherited runners...entered eight games with bases loaded and stranded all runners on five occasions and 18 of 24 runners overall...was 3-1 at home with two saves and a 5.06 ERA and 8-1 with a 1.38 ERA on the road...was part of three combined shutouts for the Blue Jays... 2000 Was 2-5 with a save and a 4.52 ERA in 68 games in his fifth season with Toronto...Was tied for the team lead in appearances with Billy Koch...It is the third time he has led the Blue Jays in games...Recorded the first of a team leading 13 holds in his season debut with 2.0 scoreless innings on April 3 vs KC...On September 7 made his 300th Blue Jays appearance and tossed ascoreless inning against Seattle...In September allowed runs in three of nine games and posted an ERA of 3.55...Opponents hit .298 with seven home runs, right-handed batters hit .296 with one home run while lefties hit .299...At home was 2-1 with a save and an ERA of 3.14 in 34 games...On the road was 0-4 with a 5.98 ERA. 1999 Was 3-2 in 41 games with an ERA of 3.33...Did not pitch with Toronto until June 15 while he recovered from a fractured right femur suffered Jan. 6 in a snow-mobile accident...Joined Dunedin on a medical rehabilitation assignment June 4...Appeared in five games and was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in 6.0 innings...Then joined Syracuse (AAA) where he had two scoreless outings (2.0)...Returned from rehab assignment on June 13 and was activated June 15...Appeared in nine June games and was 0-1 with a 2.53 ERA...In July was 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA in 11 games...First win of the season came July 10 in Montreal...Appeared in 10 August games and posted an ERA of 3.65...Had eight holds, three of which came in September....Was 2-1 in September/October and posted an ERA of 5.40...Had 10 outings of 2.0 innings or more...Worked a season-high 2.1 innings on Sept. 25 vs Cleveland...Opponents hit .282, LH batters hit .261 & RH batters hit .294...Was 0-4 in save situations...Stranded 17 of 30 inherited runners and retired 25 of 41 first batters faced. 1998 Was 3-7 with a career high seven saves and a 2.59 ERA...Was second in the AL with a career high 82 appearances and posted 27 holds to tie for the league lead with teammate Dan Plesac...His 82 appearances are the most ever by a Canadian born pitcher in a single season, surpassing his own record of 77 games in 1987...The 2.59 ERA was fourth among AL relievers...Opened the season going 0-1 with one save and a 2.60 ERA in April...First save of the season came on April 14 at Texas, 2.0 scoreless innings (3K)...Did not record a decision or save in May after posting a 2.63 ERA and striking out 15 batters in 13.2 innings...Next two decisions were losses on June 9 in Miami against the Marlins and June 15 in Tampa Bay against the Devil Rays...First win of the season on July 5 vs Tampa Bay in Toronto (0.1 IP)...From July 19 to August 23 did not allowed an earned run in 19 consecutive outings covering a span of 16.0 innings...Over the scoreless streak his ERA went from 3.04 to 2.34...During the stretch was 1-0 with three saves and three holds...After starting the season 1-6 in save opportunities he converted six of the last eight...Collected third win on Sept 6 vs Boston but was ejected by home plate umpire Dale Scott, was the first ejection of the season for a Blue Jay...Recorded five holds in his final eight outings...Was ninth in the AL in relief innings (80.0)...First batter efficiency was 52-82...At home was 3-0 with three saves and a 3.27 ERA (15 ER/41.1 IP) and on the road was 0-4 with four saves with an ERA of 1.86 (8 ER/38.2 IP)...Held left-hand batters to .258 average while right-hand hitters posted a .305 average...Stranded 44 of 70 inherited runners...Made nine outings of at least 2.0 innings. 1997 Set what was an all-time record for single season appearances by a Canadian born pitcher at 77 games, record had been held by John Hiller with 65 appearances for the Detroit Tigers in 1973...The 77 games were tied for the third most in the AL...Finished fourth among AL relief pitchers in ERA at 1.94...Was 6-7 with a then career high five saves...Started the season allowing one run in in each of the first two games and then from April 15 to 26 was 3-0 in six games with a 0.00 ERA (10.2 IP)...Finished April 3-2 with a 2.09 ERA and was 9-9 in first batter efficiency and stranded all five inherited runners...Won fourth game on May 3 vs Minnesota despite being charged with a blown save... Converted next four save opportunities from May 8 to June 14...Threw a season high 3.2 innings on May 18 vs Cleveland...Did not allow an earned run from May 26 to June 25, a stretch of 14.2 innings over 14 games as ERA fell to a season low 1.43...In nine games against Boston was 0-1 with a 5.79 ERA (6 ER, 9.1 IP), against all other opponents was 6-6 with five saves and a 1.47 ERA...In June was 0-0 with a 1.32 ERA...Suffered third loss of the season on July 27 against Kansas City...Was also the third loss against KC...Allowed earned runs in one of 16 games in August and posted a 1.37 ERA (3 ER, 1.2 IP)...In September recorded five holds to finish the year with 16...Finished the season with seven straight scoreless outings (6.0 IP)...With runners in scoring position opponents hit just .176 (19-108)...Prior to the All-Start break was 4-2 with four saves and a 1.64 ERA, post All-Star was 2-5 with one save and a 2.25 ERA. 1996 Was 5-14 with a 5.43 ERA in first season with Toronto...Started the season 0-4 after six starts...In April was 0-3 with an 8.17 ERA after allowing nine HR's in 25.1 innings...April 15 walked a career high five batters in a 5-1 loss in Anaheim...Won first game on May 9 at Texas retiring nine batters in order (5.1 IP, 5H, 1R/ER/HR, 3K)...Was one of two Toronto wins vs Texas all season... Won his next outing on May 11 pitching a scoreless inning in relief vs Boston- 1st relief appearance of '96 after seven straight starts...Started next nine games going 2-4...Missed start on May 21 at Chicago with stomach flu...July 2 moved to bullpen with a record of 3-9, 6.27 ERA...Pitched a season high 5.2IP in relief on August 20 at KC (2H, 1HB, 1BB, 3K)...Made 17 relief appearances before serving as an emergency starter for Juan Guzman (appendectomy) on September 3...Earned 5th win in that start with 6.0 shutout innings at NY...The win ended a career high six game losing streak...Finished the season in the starting rotation going 1-1 in four starts...Finished 4-10, 6.29 ERA as a starter and 1-4, 2.76 ERA in relief...Allowed 27 HR (18-1R) in 134.1 innings, one every 4.98 innings...Career average was one HR every 10.38 innings through 1995 (41 HR/425.2 IP)...In 47.2 innings post All-Star allowed just 6 HR's, one every 7.87 innings, pre All-Star was one every 4.13 at bats...Was 4-9, 6.13 ERA pre All-Star and 1-4, 4.15 ERA after. 1995 Led the Phillies with a career high 11 wins, 29 starts and 179.1 innings pitched; 2nd on club with career high 103 strikeouts...Finished 7th in the NL with 2.2 walks per nine IP...Had 7 starts without a walk and nine with just one...Started and won home opener April 28 vs Pittsburgh tossing 6.0 shutout innings... Collected 1st ML hit on May 29 vs LA off Pedro Astacio...Combined with Heathcliff Slocumb on a 6 hit shutout at LA on June 9...Lasted 0.2 innings on June 29 vs Cincinnati after being hit above left knee with a line drive (Thomas Howard)...Won career best three straight, twice: April 28 to May 14 and June 9 to 24...Made 1st relief appearance on July 23 versus St. Louis...In four games in relief (7.0 IP) was 1-0, 0.00 ERA...Threw a season high 8.0 innings 3 times- June 9 at LA, July 26 vs PIT, Sept. 20 vs FLA...Set career high for strikeouts on Sept 20 vs Florida with eight. 1994 Only Red Sox victory came April 11 at KC in relief...Used exclusively in relief (17 games) for Sox...Injured right index finger in a May 3 brawl vs. Seattle...Traded to the Phillies on May 31...Made NL debut on June 3 for the Phillies in Houston but left after 1.2 innings with a contusion to the right thigh...Earned 1st NL win on June 7 vs the Cubs and his 1st save on June 9 vs. St. Louis...Made one start replacing Shawn Boskie on July 2 -first start since Oct. 1, 1993 vs. Milwaukee...Optioned to AAA Scranton on July 23 where he made 8 starts...Threw a 6 hit shutout August 27 vs Pawtucket. 1993 First full ML season...Made 1st ML start on May 8 at Milwaukee in a 6-3 loss...14 of 49 games were starts... First win as a starter came June 22 vs Min., 4-2...Threw only ML complete game to date, a two hit shutout at Seattle on July 4...Run support of 2.71 was lowest among Red Sox starters...Prevented team best 31 of 36 inherited runners to score (.861). 1992 At Pawtucket appeared in 19 games making 18 starts with four complete games...Promoted to Boston July 19 for the remainder of the season...Won ML debut on July 20 at KC entering a 3-3 tie (2.2 IP, 2 H, 3 SO)...Only HR allowed in 27 games (49.1 IP) was by Juan Gonzalez in the 10th inning vs Texas, July 28...Earned 1st ML save on October 4 vs. New York. 1991 Was promoted from New Britain to Pawtucket of the International League (AAA) on May 8...Threw a 5-0, 3 hit shutout in his AAA debut May 11 at Richmond...Led Pawtucket in wins with 10 and was tied for the IL lead with six complete games...Named team most valuable pitcher. 1990 Opened the season with Winter Haven but was promoted to New Britain of the Eastern League (AA)...Finished 3rd in the EL among starters allowing just 1.42 walks per 9 IP. 1989 Appeared in two games with the Gulf Coast Red Sox before joining the Elmira Pioneers of the New York Penn League...Pitched in Red Sox Hall of Fame Game at Cooperstown (6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R)...Threw five complete games in just seven starts...Co-winner of the Tony Latham Memorial Award presented for enthusiasm during the Red Sox Florida Instructional League.