Jeff Shaw

Jeff Shaw

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Jeff Shaw MLB Career Stats

34-54 3.54 848.0 545 1.24

Jeff Shaw Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Lee Shaw
  • Born: 7/7/1966 in Washington Court House, OH
  • Draft: 1986, Cleveland Indians, 1st rd. (1st overall)
  • College: Rio Grande (OH)
  • Debut: 4/30/1990
  • Last Game: 10/6/2001
  • Relationship(s): father of Travis Shaw
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MLB Career Stats 34 54 3.54 633 19 203 848.0 545 1.24


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Jeff Shaw Stats

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Jeff Shaw Advanced Stats

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Jeff Shaw Statcast Events


Jeff Shaw Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Los Angeles NL
2001 Los Angeles NL

NL Relief Man Award

Year Team League
1997 Cincinnati NL

Reds Johnny Vander Meer Award

Year Team League
1997 Cincinnati NL

Jeff Shaw Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
1995 3 23rd in NL
1996 4 24th in NL
1997 42 1st in NL
1998 48 3rd in NL
1999 34 7th in NL
2000 27 8th in NL
2001 43 2nd in NL


Season G Rank
1996 78 3rd in NL
1997 78 3rd in NL
1998 73 7th in NL
2001 77 10th in NL

Jeffrey Lee Shaw Bio Info

Jeffrey Lee Shaw...enters the 2nd season of a 3-year contract through holds option for 2002...he and his wife, Julie, have 3 children, Travis, Molli and Griffin...played baseball, football and basketball at Washington Senior (OH) H.S....attended Cuyahoga Community College and Rio Grande (OH) College...signed by Jeff Scott and Joe Klein. 2000 Had one of baseball's best second halves, posting a 1-0 record and 0.89 ERA in 30.1 IP (3 ER)...was one of just two relievers to finish an entire half with an ERA under 1.00 (Rob Nen, 0.85 in the second half)...converted 15 consecutive saves in the second half and finished the season with 27 saves, becoming just the second Dodger hurler with three consecutive seasons of 25 or more saves, joining Todd Worrell (1995-97)...Earned his 86th save on September 24 vs. San Diego, moving him into fourth place on the all-time franchise saves list...did not allow a run in eight July appearances, earning four saves...had an 0.73 ERA and six saves in 12 August appearances...had a 16-inning scoreless streak from July 14-August 23 (16.0 IP, 9 H, 14 SO, 6 SV), the most by a Dodger reliever in 2000...placed on the disabled list for the first time in his career from June 28-July 13 (right elbow tendinitis)...lowered his ERA 3.76 points from June 26 to the end of the season (from 8.00 to 4.24)...was the only pitcher on the staff to appear in 50+ games in 1999 and 2000...stranded all nine runners he inherited...had a 1.80 ERA in day games (15.0 IP, 3 ER)...ranks 15th among active MLB pitchers with 160 saves...earned career save No. 150 on August 1 at Pittsburgh...was 2-4 with 12 saves in 29 first half outings... was 1-1 with a 3.12 ERA, seven saves and a .243 opponents batting average in his first 10 games of the season and was 1-3 with a 10.31 ERA, five saves and a .365 opponents batting average in his last 19 appearances before being placed on the DL. 1999 In first full season with Dodgers, went 2-4 with 2.78 ERA and 34 saves in 64 appearances...ranked 7th in the N.L. in saves...became only the 2nd Dodger reliever to post at least 25 saves in consecutive seasons...Todd Worrell saved 32 in 1995, 44 in 1996 and 35 in 1997...coming off career-high 48 saves in 1998, experienced fewer save opportunities during the ballclub's sub-.500 season...allowed only one run over 16.2 innings (0.54 ERA) in his final 17 appearances...surrendered solo home run to San Diegobs Wiki Gonzalez September 26 vs. San Diego, snapping a 13.2 scoreless innings streak in his previous 14 appearances...ranked 5th in N.L. in Rolaids Relief Man standings with 88 points...picked up 30th save September 3, the 3rd time in the last 3 years he has notched 30 or more...recorded 16 saves in 20 save situations in the Dodgers' final 81 games since July 1...notched saves in 13 of final 15 opportunities after blowing consecutive save chances for the first time since April 3-5, 1996 with Cincinnati...recorded a save in 44 of last 49 chances dating back to Sept. 1, 1998...did not walk more than one batter in any appearance during 1999...4th in N.L. with .872 save percentage (34-for-39)...pitched perfect 9th inning April 7 to earn first save of season and 100th of career... 1998 Had an outstanding campaign out of the bullpen for Cincinnati and Los Angeles, finishing the year with a 3-8 record in 73 appearances while setting career bests with 48 saves and a 2.12 ERA...was acquired from Cincinnati on July 4 for Paul Konerko and Dennys Reyes, going 1-4 with 25 saves and a 2.55 ERA in 34 appearances for the Dodgers...was 2-4 with 23 saves and a 1.81 ERA in 39 outings for the Reds...led the Dodgers and Reds with 25 and 23 saves, respectively...became the 2nd N.L. reliever and 5th pitcher in major league history to record 40 or more saves in consecutive seasons...his 48 saves tied Rod Beck and Dennis Eckersley for the 6th highest single-season save total in major league history...made his first All-Star Game appearance at the Mid-Summer Classic in Denver on July 7, allowing one run on 3 hits in 1.0 inning of relief...made major league history after he was selected to play in the game as a Red but made his debut as a Dodger...among N.L. pitching leaders, ranked 2nd in games finished (69), 3rd in saves and tied for 7th in games...among N.L. relief pitchers, ranked 2nd in save opportunities (57), tied for 2nd in losses, 3rd in blown saves (9), 5th in ERA, 8th in save percentage (.842) and 10th in innings pitched (85.0)...allowed 10.1 runners per 9.0 innings pitched (95 in 85.0 innings), 8th fewest in the N.L...was 25-for-29 in save opportunities with the Dodgers and 23-for-28 with the Reds...of his 9 blown saves, 3 came when he inherited a bases loaded, no out situation and one came when he inherited 2 runners with no outs...pitched a season-high 3.0 innings with the Reds on May 29 at Los Angeles...struck out the side on 3 occasions with the Dodgers: July 20 vs. Cincinnati, July 22 vs. Houston and September 10 at San Diego... 1997 Along with his 4-2 record and 2.38 ERA, posted a then-career-high 42 saves, the 2nd-highest total in Cincinnati history...his .857 save percentage (42 of 49) tied for first in the N.L...did not become the club's closer until Jeff Brantley went on the disabled list on May 20, but still led the N.L. in saves and Rolaids Relief Man Award points standings, becoming the 2nd consecutive Reds pitcher to win both titles...Brantley shared the N.L. lead in 1996 with a team-record 44 saves while winning the N.L. Rolaids Relief Man Award...since the save became an official statistic in 1969, only one other time have 2 different pitchers from the same team led either league in saves in consecutive seasons...White Sox reliever Terry Forster led the A.L. with 24 saves in 1974, while Goose Gossage posted a league-high 26 saves for Chicago in 1975...ranked among N.L. relievers with 94.2 innings (4th) and ERA (4th)...capped off his brilliant season by winning the league's Pitcher of the Month Award for September, his first monthly award...went 0-0 with a 1.20 ERA and 14 saves in 15 games...his 14 saves tied the major league record for saves in September (Cubs' Randy Myers in 1993) and fell one shy of the major league record for saves during any month (15 saves by Yankees' John Wetteland in June 1996 and Cardinals' Lee Smith in June 1993)...from August 25-September 19, converted saves in 15 consecutive appearances, setting a club record and the 3rd-longest such streak in N.L. history (Cubs' Randy Myers, 16 straight in 1993; St. Louis' Lee Smith, 17 in 1993)...had a career-high 74 strikeouts and tied Tom Hume for the Reds' record in games finished (62 in 1980)...threw 4.0 perfect innings with a career-high 7 strikeouts on May 11 at San Diego... 1996 Was one of the N.L.'s premier set-up men...led the N.L. with 22 holds and established then-career highs with 8 wins, 4 saves, 78 appearances (tied for 3rd), 104.2 innings pitched and 69 strikeouts...was especially tough during the 2nd half, posting a 1.96 ERA after the All-Star break, a 1.75 ERA for August and an 0.87 ERA for September...held left-handed batters to a team-low .191 average...made Reds' debut April 3 vs. Expos, after making the squad as a non-roster invitee to spring camp...went on a streak of 12.2 scoreless innings pitched from May 19-June 15 (10 appearances) his appearance on June 20 at New York, earned a save after throwing just 15 pitches (all strikes)... 1995 Split the season between Montreal and Chicago White Sox...pitched mostly with the Expos, appearing in 50 games out of the bullpen...was 1-6 with a 4.62 ERA (32 ER, 62.1 IP)...collected a then career-high 3 saves...was acquired by the White Sox on August 28...pitched in only 9 games, surrendering 7 earned runs in 9.2 innings (6.52 ERA)... 1994 Posted his first winning record in his first full major league season with Montreal...went 5-2 with a 3.88 ERA (29 ER/67.1 IP) in 46 outings out of the bullpen...worked 3.0-plus innings of shutout ball on back-to-back days, April 11 (3.1 vs. Cincinnati) and April 12 (3.0 vs. Cincinnati)...earned his first win of the season in relief after tossing 3.2 innings April 22 at Los Angeles... 1993 Despite going 5-0 with an 0.77 ERA in spring training for the Expos, opened the season at Triple-A Ottawa, where he spent the first 11 days of the season...was recalled April 16, and finished out the season for Montreal establishing then career highs in games (55), starts (8), and innings pitched (95.2)...ranked 4th among all Expo hurlers in appearances... 1992 Spent most of the season at Triple-A Colorado Springs (10-5, 4.76, 24 starts), other than a brief 2-game stint with Cleveland (0-1, 8.22, 7.2 IP) from April 24-May 6...was recalled by the Indians on April 24, and made 2 relief appearances before being sent back down to the Sky Sox...led Colorado Springs in innings (155.0), tied for first in starts (24), and ranked 2nd in wins (10)... 1991 At Colorado Springs, posted a 6-3 record with a 4.64 ERA in 12 starts...was promoted to Cleveland at mid-season, appearing in 29 games (one start)...made his only start on June 14 and suffered the loss vs. Minnesota...was moved to the bullpen following his start...earned his first pro save in a 10-4 win over Baltimore on June 26, after he tossed 3.0 shutout innings... 1990 Went 10-3 with a 4.29 ERA in 17 games (16 starts) for Colorado Springs...earned his first trip to majors April 30...tossed 5.1 innings of relief vs. Blue Jays in big league debut...made his first major league start on May 6, and recorded his first win by tossing 6.2 innings vs. Texas...went 3-4 with a 6.66 ERA in 12 games (9 starts) overall for the Indians...was optioned back to the Sky Sox on May 21...combined for 13 wins on the season, setting a single-season career high... 1989 Pitched at Double-A Canton, where he went 7-10 with 3.62 ERA in 30 games (22 starts)...earned a spot on the Eastern League's All-Star his first 13 starts, went 6-2 with a 2.10 ERA and 6 complete games... 1988 Was 5-19 with a 3.63 ERA in 27 starts for Double-A Williamsport...lost 17-straight decisions over his last 20 starts of the season... 1987 At Single-A Waterloo, went 11-11 with a 3.52 ERA in 28 starts (184.1 IP)...led the Midwest League in starts and shutouts (4)... 1986 After Cleveland selected him as the first player overall in the 1986 June Free Agent Draft, began his pro career at Rookie Batavia...went 8-4 with a 2.54 ERA.