Aaron Sele

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Aaron Sele MLB Career Stats

148-112 4.61 2153.0 1407 1.49

Aaron Sele Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron Helmer Sele
  • Born: 6/25/1970 in Golden Valley, MN
  • Draft: 1991, Boston Red Sox, 1st rd. (23rd overall)
  • College: Washington State
  • Debut: June 23, 1993
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/25/2007
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MLB Career Stats 148 112 4.61 404 352 0 2153.0 1407 1.49


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Aaron Sele Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Texas AL
2000 Seattle AL

Rangers Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
1999 Texas AL

Red Sox Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
1993 Boston AL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2006 Las Vegas PCL

Aaron Sele Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1994 3.83 16th in AL
1998 4.23 20th in AL
1999 4.79 22nd in AL
2000 4.51 21st in AL
2001 3.60 11th in AL


Season W Rank
1997 13 16th in AL
1998 19 4th in AL
1999 18 2nd in AL
2000 17 5th in AL
2001 15 12th in AL


Season SO Rank
1994 105 21st in AL
1996 137 20th in AL
1997 122 24th in AL
1998 167 11th in AL
1999 186 3rd in AL
2000 137 16th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
1994 1.40 24th in AL
2000 1.39 16th in AL
2001 1.24 11th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1994 .261 21st in AL
2000 .271 19th in AL
2001 .261 18th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1997 33 11th in AL
1998 33 7th in AL
1999 33 8th in AL
2000 34 3rd in AL
2001 33 12th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1998 3 16th in AL
1999 2 17th in AL
2000 2 13th in AL
2001 2 13th in AL


Season SHO Rank
1998 2 5th in AL
1999 2 2nd in AL
2000 2 2nd in AL
2001 1 10th in AL
2002 1 9th in AL
2005 1 5th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1998 212.2 16th in AL
1999 205.0 17th in AL
2000 211.2 10th in AL
2001 215.0 16th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2000 5.83 16th in AL
2001 4.77 5th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1994 1.75 20th in AL
1997 1.53 7th in AL
1998 1.99 22nd in AL
2000 1.85 18th in AL
2001 2.24 18th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1994 60 20th in AL
1997 80 10th in AL
1998 84 10th in AL
2000 74 20th in AL
2003 58 23rd in AL


Season H Rank
1998 239 5th in AL
1999 244 2nd in AL
2000 221 10th in AL
2001 216 15th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1997 25 18th in AL
2001 25 13th in AL

Aaron Helmer Sele Bio Info

Aaron Elmer Sele graduated from North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo, Wash. in 1988...Attended Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. where he pitched three seasons for the Cougars...Named First Team All America by the American Baseball Coaches Association and a Third Team choice by Baseball America in 1990...Was a member of Team USA in the summer of 1990 pitching a three-hit shutout vs. the Cuba National Team...Sponsors the Aaron Sele Scholarship Fund at Washington State University. 2007 Made a career-high 34 relief outings...Retired the first two batters he faced on September 23rd at Florida to notch his first hold of the year...Pitched a scoreless 15th and 16th inning and was the winning pitcher in the Mets' 5-3, 17-inning win at Houston...Tossed 3.0 innings and didn't allow an earned run, to pick up the win on July 19th at Los Angeles...Hurled 1.1 scoreless frames on April 28th at Washington to earn the win in New York's 6-2, 12-inning triumph...Tossed a career-high and a bullpen season-high 4.1 innings of relief on April 11th vs. Philadelphia...Allowed four earned runs over 15.2 innings (2.30 ERA) from July 4th - August 7th...Stranded 18 of 24 inherited runners. 2006 Went to Spring Training with the Dodgers as a non-roster invitee...His contract was purchased from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on May 5...Was 3-0 with a 2.43 ERA (eight earned runs/29.2 innings) in five starts at Las Vegas prior to his purchase...Was 3-0 with a 2.33 ERA in six starts, giving him a combined 6-0 record and a 2.37 ERA (18 earned runs/68.1 innings) to begin the season...Was 7-2 with a 4.00 ERA at Dodger Stadium, striking out 40 and walking 13...Won his first start as a Dodger on May 7, going 6.2 innings and allowing one run and five hits to turn back Milwaukee, 10-2...Defeated the Angels on May 19, giving him 19 career victories in Interlegue play to tie him for the most in the Major League history with Greg Maddux, Freddy Garcia and Mike Mussina...Went 3-0 with a 2.20 ERA (eight earned runs/32.2 innings) while holding batters to a .218 average in five starts in May...Through his first 11 starts, he went 6-2 with a 2.91 ERA (21 earned runs/65.0 innings)...Made his sixth career relief appearance on July 1 at Anaheim...Struck out a season-high seven batters on July 9 vs. San Francisco to turn back the Giants, 3-1...Won three straight starts from June 24-July 9 with a 1.50 ERA (three earned runs/18.0 innings)...Eleven of his final 12 appearances came in relief. 2005 Made 21 starts in 2005 for Seattle and went 6-12 with a 5.66 ERA in 21 starts ... Won back-to-back starts on May 22 and 28, allowing one earned run in 15.2 innings ... Was signed to a minor league contract with Texas on Aug. 6 and made two starts for Triple-A Oklahoma, going 1-1. 2004 Opened 2004 season in bullpen for first time in ML career... appearance April 9 at Texas marked just second relief appearance of career (April 18, 2001 vs. Texas)...after allowing five earned runs in 3.1 IP of first relief outing of season, allowed just one earned run over next three relief outings (7.0 IP)...returned to the starting rotation on May 1 and proceeded to go 4-0 with a 2.10 ERA (34.1 IP, 8 ER) in six starts...became first Angel in club history to open a season with a 7-0 record (19 games, 15 starts)...left June 10 game vs. Milwaukee after six innings due to right shoulder fatigue...on 15-day disabled list June 11-June 26 with right shoulder fatigue. 2003 Began 13th pro season and second with Angels on 15-day disabled list "Underwent surgery (Oct. 18, 2002) to repair partial tear of the supraspinatus muscle and labrum in his right rotator cuff (performed by Angels Medical Director Dr. Lewis Yocum)"Was placed on disabled list March 26 due to recovery from surgery and activated May 9'Was 1-2 with a 5.73 ERA (22 IP 14 ER) in six combined rehabilitation appearances (fi ve starts) at single-A Rancho Cucamonga and triple-A Salt Lake, Finished 7-11 with a 5.77 ERA (121.2 IP , 78 ER) in 25 starts with Angels' 11 losses were one shy of career high (12 with Boston in 1997)'Set career high in ERA and career low in starts and strikeouts (53)Seven wins equals fewest in ML career (1996; based on 25-or-more starts), Had more walks (58) than strikeouts for fi rst time as professional, Tied for club lead with 12 hit batters (Ramon Ortiz), which tied for second in AL, Angels were 12-13 in his starts, Tied Angels' season high six hits allowed in an inning, Sept. 2 at Minnesota, Nine runs allowed in same game equaled career high (May 16, 1999 vs. Baltimore; 2.1 IP), Pitched into seventh inning in one of 25 starts, Won season-best three straight decisions, June 29-July 10, Lost three straight decisions twice, Longest outing was seven innings pitched, June 7 at Florida (9-2 win)Limited opposition to three earned runs-or-less in 16 of 25 starts, Strikeout high was fi ve, June 18 at Seattle, Bullpen allowed four of 18 inherited runners to score and blew the save in one of his starts, Best month was July, fi nishing 2-2 with a 2.33 ERA (27 IP , 7 ER) in fi ve starts, Was 3-4 with a 4.82 ERA at home and 4-7 with a 6.75 ERA on road, Was 3-1 with a 2000 One of the Majors most consistent starters joined Seattle in the off-season and was an immediate impact...became the first Mariners right-hander to make the All-Star, earning his second All-Star appearance...among the AL leaders in wins, starts and innings pitched...won at least 17 games for the third consecutive season...tossed a three-hit, complete-game shutout April 12 in Detroit, 4-0, for first win as a Mariner...lasted just 3+ innings in 18-11 loss in Chicago on April 18; his shortest 2.1 IP May 16, 1999 vs. Baltimore... allowed just 2 hits, both singles, in 14-0 win May 15 vs. Minnesota, facing just 25 batters in 7.0 innings pitched...allowed just 1 unearned run and no extra-base hits in 6-2 win vs. Colorado June 5...was 5-0, 2.95 in 6 starts May 15-June 11 (39.2 IP, 13 ER); 1 win shy of career-best 6-game win-streak...earned win #10 on July 2 in Texas, becoming first Mariner right-hander with 10 wins before the All-Star break...finished the first-half 11-3, 3.95 in 18 starts (114.0 IP, 50 ER)...tossed 1.0 shutout inning at All-Star Game in Atlanta (1 H)...lost his first three starts of the second half, going 0-3, 7.50 (18.0 IP, 15 ER)...earned win #11 July 30 vs. Toronto, giving up six hits and four earned runs in 6 2/3 innings, snapping a three-game losing skid...retired 12 of the first 15 batters faced for his 16th win Sept. 20 at Tampa Bay...pitched a six-hit, complete game gem vs. Texas (Sept. 26) for his 17th win...despite getting the no-decision, helped Seattle clinch the Wild Card, pitching 5.2 innings and scattering six hits for two earned runs Oct. 1 at Anaheim...finished Sept/Oct. 4-0, 2.55 ERA (35.1 IP, 10 ER). 1999 Outstanding righty continued to prove himself as one of the top starters in the league...finished second in the AL in wins and shutouts...also finished third in the league with a career-high 186 strikeouts and fourth with a career-best .667 winning percentage...made 33 starts for the third consecutive season...averaged 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings, the fourth-best ratio in the AL...had the league's seventh-best walk-to-strikeout ratio at 2.69. 1998 tied for 4th in the AL with a career-high 19 wins in 1998, matching the 4th most in Rangers' historyb& tied for 5th in the league with 2 shutoutsb&also set career-highs for complete games, shutouts, innings pitchedb& led the Majors with 13 victories at homeb& defeated Chicago, 20-4, in his Texas debut on April 2, then allowed 2 runs in 26.0 innings in his next 3 starts... his 1st 2 career complete game shutouts came in a span of 3 starts, a 3-hitter on April 9 in Chicago and a 4-hitter on April 21 against Tampa Bay, the 2 lowest-hit CGs of his big league careerb&won his first 5 starts of the season, going 5-0, 2.00 (36.0 IP, 8 ER) through April 26b&streak ended with loss in Boston on May 1, snapping an overall 6-game winning streak over 2 seasons, matching his career highb& was the Majors' 1st 8-game (May 23) and 11-game (June 23) winner, as well as 1st pitcher in AL with 9 (June 8), 10 (June 18), and 12 (July 4) victoriesb& was 12-5, 4.04 in 18 starts in the 1st half to earn 1st selection to AL All-Star teamb&did not see action in July 7 game at Coloradob&beginning Aug. 19, was 6-1, 2.41 in his final 8 gamesb&had a string of 13.2 straight scoreless innings over 2 starts, Sept. 9 and 14b&fanned 7.07 batters every 9 innings, the 8th best ratio among AL qualifiersb&did not issue a homer in his last 8 regular season starts and 54 innings overall after Chuck Knoblauch's 5th inning blast on Aug. 14 in New York...did not allow a home run in 17 of his last 21 and 24 of 33 overall starts...averaged 0.59 homers per 9 innings (14 HR in 212.2 IP), 2nd in the ALb&tied for 4th in the AL with 13 hit battersb&allowed the 5th most hits, and issued the 10th most walksb&only 33% (4 of 12) of baserunners trying to steal were successful with him on the mound, the lowest success rate among AL startersb&was 1-4 at the plate, doubling for 1st ML hit on June 8 at Coloradob&was the starter and loser in a 4-0 Texas loss vs. New York on Oct. 2 in the 3rd and deciding game of the Division Series (6.0,8,4,4,1,4)b&pitched 5 scoreless innings before a solo homer by Paul O'Neill and a 3-run blast by Shane Spencer in the 6thb&did not return after the 3:12 rain delay in the bottom of the 6th inning. 1997 led the Red Sox in 1997 in wins and starts while ranking 3rd in innings and strikeoutsb&was 4-1, 3.72 in 1st 7 starts through May and 4-1, 3.93 in span of 5 outings, June 12-July 3b&held righthanded batters to .224 average, 7th best among AL startersb&tied then-career high with 11 strikeouts, July 12 against Torontob&was among the league leaders in hit batters (2nd, 15), walks (10th), and runs allowed (T10th)b&allowed the most baserunners per 9 innings among AL starters (14.8)b&was traded to Texas with Mark Bradenburg and Bill Haselman on Nov. 6 for Damon Buford and Jim Leyritzb& 1996 in 1996, ranked 4th on Boston staff in starts, innings, strikeouts, and winsb&placed on 15-day DL on Aug. 16 (retroactive to Aug. 14) with a strained muscle in his left rib cageb&made one start on rehab assignment on Aug. 26 for Pawtucket before being activated on Sept. 1b& 1995 was Opening Day starter in 1995, April 26 against Minnesota, and worked 5 scoreless innings in a 9-0 victoryb&made just six starts, going 3-1, 3.06b&righthanded batters hit just .194 (13-67) in the 6 startsb&experienced soreness in his right arm after start on May 23 at Seattle and was placed on 15-day DL on June 2 (retroactive to May 24)b&made 2 rehab starts each at Sarasota, Trenton, and Pawtucket from June 21-Aug. 22, going 0-1, 3.60 (20.0 IP, 8 ER)b&continued to experience soreness and was moved to 60-day disabled list for remainder of the season on Aug. 31b& 1994 in 1994, finished 2nd on the Red Sox staff in starts, complete games, innings, and strikeouts and tied for 2nd in winsb&went 5-1, 2.29 in 1st 8 starts through May 18 before going 3-6, 4.79 in final 14 outingsb&allowed 3 or fewer earned runs in 8 of final 14 gamesb&complete games came in consecutive starts, May 11 vs. Milwaukee and May 18 in Baltimoreb& 1993 made ML debut in 1993 in just third pro seasonb& began year with Pawtucketb& pitched a one-hit 7-inning shutout in 1st AAA start on April 10 at Columbus and was 4-0, 1.98 in final 6 starts with PawSoxb&was purchased from Pawtucket on June 22 and defeated Minnesota, 3-1 in ML debut on June 23 at Fenway Park (7 ip, 5 h, 1 r, 0 er)b&was 6-0, 2.72 (15 er/49.2 ip) in his 1st 8 ML starts, the 3rd Red Sox rookie to ever win as many as his 1st 6 decisionsb&streak ended on Aug. 12 against New Yorkb&had 7 consecutive no decisions, Aug. 22-Sept. 22, despite a 2.38 ERA in that spanb&fanned 11 on Sept. 28 vs. Detroitb&allowed 3 or fewer earned runs in all 18 startsb&held opponents to .237 batting average, .229 vs. lefthandersb&despite making only 18 starts, was selected as the AL Rookie Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News and the Red Sox Rookie of the Year...finished 3rd in BBWAA AL Rookie of the Year voting and was named to Major League Rookie All-Star team by Baseball Digestb& also named International League pitcher of the year and the starting pitcher on the IL's post-season all-star team by Baseball Americab& 1992 had the 4th-lowest ERA in the C.L. and led Lynchburg in wins in 1992b& 1991 was originally selected by the Boston Red Sox in the first-round (#23 overall) of the 1991 June free agent draftb& had a team-best 4 complete games at Winter Havenb& pitched in the Florida Instructional Lg. and was a co-winner of the Tony Latham Memorial Award for player with the most enthusiasmb&