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Aaron Small MLB Career Stats

25-13 5.20 321.2 170 1.61

Aaron Small Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron James Small
  • Born: 11/23/1971 in Oxnard, CA
  • Draft: 1989, Toronto Blue Jays, 22nd rd. (573rd overall)
  • High School: South Hills, West Covina, CA
  • Debut: June 11, 1994
  • Ret., Final Game: 6/15/2006
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MLB Career Stats 25 13 5.20 172 15 4 321.2 170 1.61


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Season SHO Rank
2005 1 5th in AL


Season G Rank
1997 71 11th in AL

Aaron James Small Bio Info

Aaron James Small, his wife, Macy, and daughter, Mariah, make their offseason residence in Loudon, TN...graduated South Hills High School in Covina, CA in 1989...was a first-team all-conference selection in baseball and lettered in basketball... his school won the state championships in both his junior and senior years...enjoys working with foster children and church youth groups. 2005 Was 10-0 with a 3.20 ERA in 15 appearances (nine starts) with the Yankees in 2005. ... The Yankees were 8-1 in games he started. ... Became the fourth pitcher in Major-League history to finish a season with at least 10 victories and no losses, joining Tom Zachary (12-0 for the 1929 Yankees); Dennis Lamp (11-0 for the 1985 Blue Jays); and Howie Krist (10-0 for the 1941 Cardinals). ... In nine starts, was 8-0 with a 3.47 ERA. ... Made six relief appearances with the Yankees, going 2-0 with a 2.20 ERA. ... Began the season with Triple-A Columbus, going 1-4 with a 4.96 ERA in 11 games (10 starts). ... Had his contract purchased from Triple-A Columbus on 7/17. ... On 7/20 vs. the Rangers at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, recorded the victory in an 8-4 Yankees win. ... Was his first start in the Majors since 9/29/96 (with Oakland) vs. Seattle. ... On 9/3 vs. Oakland, recorded the first complete game and first shutout of his career in a 7-0 Yankees win. 1989 Began his professional career as a starter at Medicine Hat in the Rookie-level Pioneer League. 1990 Moved to full season Class-A ball in 1990, pitching for Myrtle Beach in the South Atlantic League...finished eighth in the league in ERA (2.80), and posted an even 9-9 record...led the Hurricanes in games started (27) and was second in innings pitched (147.2)...allowed only 18 earend runs in his nine losses. 1991 Spent the full 1991 season with Class-A Dunedin in the Florida State League...posted his first professional winning season, as he went 8-7 with a 2.73 ERA in 24 games...pitched the front end of two combined shutouts...fanned more than twice as many batters as he walked, collecting 92 strikeouts and issuing 42 walks. 1992 Pitched for Knoxville, his first season at the Double-A level...went 5-12 with a 5.27 ERA in 27 games (24 starts)...tossed a pair of complete games, including his first career shutout in his last start of the season. 1993 Made the switch from starter to reliever while pitching for Double-A Knoxville, as he appeared in 48 games, including nine starts...posted a 4-4 record with a 3.39 ERA in 93.0 innings and led Knoxville with 16 saves... finished seventh in the Rolaids Relief Award standings. 1994 Split the season between Double-A Knoxville and Triple-A Syracuse, combining for an 8-7 record and a 2.83 ERA in 42 games (11 starts) and five saves in 120.2 innings...started the year with Knoxville and was promoted to Syracuse on 5/18...made nine appearances with the Chiefs before he was recalled by Toronto on 6/10...made his Major League debut with the Toronto Blue Jays on 6/11 vs. New York (AL), one day after his first call up...allowed two runs on five hits with two walks in 2.0 innings before being optioned back to Syracuse on 6/16...appeared in four games before finishing the season in Knoxville. 1995 Began the season in the Toronto organization and pitched in one game for Triple-A Syracuse (1 ER in 1.2 IP) before joining Florida's system on 4/26...went 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA and 10 saves in 33 relief appearances with Triple-A Charlotte...led the Knights in saves despite spending over a month (5/3-6/14) on the DL with a strained right shoulder...joined Florida in September and made his NL debut on 9/2 at Houston...went 1-0 with a 1.42 ERA in seven relief outings with the Marlins...collected his first Major League win in his second outing, 9/3 at Houston. 1996 Made the A's Opening Day roster, his first of two stints with the Club...went 1-3 with an 8.16 ERA in 12 games, including three starts...was 0-1 with an 8.16 ERA in his first stint with the A's, from 4/3-26, covering eight games and 14.1 innings...had a 2.53 ERA over his first six games, allowing three ER in 10.2 innings...ade 19 starts in 25 appearances for Triple-A Edmonton, posting an 8-6 record with a 4.29 ERA in 119.2 innings...led the Trappers with 83 strikeouts and was second in innings pitched... tossed the first no-hitter in Trappers history on 8/ 8, shutting out Vancouver, 6-0, and facing two batters over the minimum (9.0 IP, 0 BB, 9 SO)...went 1-1 in two postseason starts for the Trappers...collected his first Major League win of the year in his final outing on 9/29 vs. Seattle. 1997 Made 71 Major League appearances with Oakland, establishing an A's rookie record, seven more than Bob Lacey in 1997...led the team with nine wins (9-5, 4.28 ERA), while his 96.2 innings were the most by an A's reliever since Jeff Parrett worked 98.1 in 1992...began the season retiring 20 of his first 25 batters faced and ended the year by retiring 17 of his last 20 faced... overall, stranded nine of his 10 inherited runners...posted wins in each of his first two appearances...tossed 3.0 scoreless innings on 4/23 vs. Minnesota for his first Major League save...saw his ERA increase from 2.45 to 5.13 over 20 appearances, from 5/18-7/6, allowing 22 ER over 23.1 innings, an 8.49 ERA...went 2-3 with two saves over that span...lowered his ERA from 5.13 to 3.96 over his next 30 games, from 7/10-9/14, allowing runs in eight of the contests...made one minor league appearance, pitching for Triple-A Edmonton before being called to the Majors... pitched 5.0 scoreless innings in his lone game and collected the win, allowing one hit and fanning four. 1998 Appeared in 47 games with Oakland and Arizona and posted a combined 4-2 record with a 5.59 ERA, over 67.2 innings...began the season with the A's and finished the season with the Diamondbacks after Arizona claimed him on waivers on 6/26...posted a 1-1 record with a 7.25 ERA in 24 relief appearances with the A's... tossed a season-best four straight scoreless outings, from 5/20-26, covering 4.1 innings... notched his lone victory on 4/28 at Tampa Bay, as he tossed 2.2 innings of one-hit scoreless ball...went 3-1 with a 3.69 ERA in 23 relief outings with Arizona...tossed a shutout inning in his Diamondbacks debut on 7/1 at Chicago (NL), the first of 13 straight scoreless games to open his Arizona career... the scoreless streak reached 15.2 innings before Bobby Abreu's homer on 8/20 at Veterans Stadium...threw one pitch to earn his first Arizona win on 7/19 vs. Colorado, including a foul fly ball from Dante Bichette. 1999 Began the season on Arizona's 40-man roster, but was released on 3/30...joined the Milwaukee Brewers on 4/12 and appeared in 11 games with Triple-A Louisville (was 1-1, 9.43 ERA) and was released on 5/23...joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays four days later and pitched for Triple-A Durham...joined the Bulls rotation upon his arrival and won his first start on 5/ 28 at Ottawa... went 1-5 with a 8.08 ERA over his final 12 games, covering 49.0 innings...fanned a season-high eight batters on 7/24 at Columbus. 2000 Spent the enitre season at Triple-A Colorado Springs...collected a career-high 11 with a 5.61 ERA in 36 games (18 starts)...was 10-6 with a 5.52 ERA in 104.1 innings as a starter and 1-0 with a 5.93 ERA in 27.1 innings in relief...collected one decision (win on 4/21 vs. Oklahoma) in his first 18 games (5.92 ERA) and had 16 decisions in his final 18 games...went 4-4 with a 6.75 ERA over his final nine games... pitched a season-high 8.0 innings and fanned a season-best eight in an 8/6 win at Nashville...pitched a season-best 3.0 inning relief outings three times. 2001 Began the season with Anaheim's Triple-A affiliate, Salt Lake and made three relief appearances before being released on 5/4... joined Triple-A Richmond in the Atlanta Braves system after he was signed on 5/10...led the Richmond staff with 10 wins (10-7, 3.83), the first double-digit winner for Richmond since Jon Ratliff went 12-13 in 1998...went 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA in his first 10 games, through 5/27, allowing two ER in 12.0 innings...moved into the starting rotation on a full-time basis on 7/11 and went 4-3 with a 3.36 ERA in 11 starts (23 ER in 61.2 IP)... won three consecutive decisions over five games, from 7/17-8/7...tossed a season-high 8.0 innings on 9/2 vs. Norfolk, allowing one run on two hits. 2002 Pitched in 19 games (nine starts) for Triple-A Richmond and the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Braves...was 0-3 with 6.39 ERA in 14 games at Richmond...saw his only action with the Atlanta Braves on 4/6, in an 11-2 Mets' win at Turner Field... entered the game in the top of the ninth inning with the bases loaded and two outs and allowed a three-run double to Rey Ordonez, a RBI double to Joe McEwing and walks to Roger Cedeno and Roberto Alomar before ending the nine-run frame with a strikeout of Mark Johnson...overall, was charged with one run on two hits in 0.1 IP...with Richmond, was placed on the DL on 5/8 with a muscle strain...made a five-game rehab assignment in the GCL, posting a 6.00 ERA in 6.0 innings (7/11-20)...rejoined Richmond on 7/22 and made 10 appearances...had a 6.48 ERA over 16.2 innings in that span. 2003 Combined to make 22 appearances, including 21 starts, for Double-A Carolina and Triple-A Albuquerque...posted a combined 9-8 record with a 4.70 ERA, allowing 68 ER in 130.1 innings... began the season with Carolina and went 3-4 with a 4.83 ERA in eight games (seven starts)... joined Albuquerque in late June and went 6-4 with a 4.63 ERA in 14 games (all starts)...began his season with a 2-0 record and a 3.14 ERA in his first three games at Carolina... suffered losses in four straight games, from 5/27-6/12, posting a 7.06 ERA over those games (17 ER in 21.2 IP)...won his final game with Carolina on 6/18 at West Tennessee, allowing just three hits in 5.0 shutout innings...was promoted to Triple-A Albuquerque on 6/21 and took the loss in his first game on 7/22 vs. Edmonton...followed with wins in four straight starts from 6/28-7/17, posting a 2.20 ERA...included consecutive season-high 8.1-inning appearances on 6/28 at New Orleans and 7/4 at Iowa...struck out a season-high eight batters twice-8/17 vs. Omaha and on 9/1 vs. Nashville...went 4-0 with a 2.09 ERA in eight game starts for Santurce in the Puerto Rican winter league. 2004 Made 27 starts for Triple-A Albuquerque, posting a 9-9 record with a 5.06 ERA...in three stints with Florida, was 0-0 with an 8.27 ERA...pitched at least seven innings in 11 of his 27 starts...was first called up to the Marlins on 7/1...appeared out of the bullpen twice before being optioned back to Albuquerque...was also recalled on 7/27 and again on 9/ 6...tossed two complete games with Albuquerque (on 6/16 vs. Iowa and on 9/3 vs. Oklahoma)...set single-season record for wins when he recorded his ninth victory of the season on 9/3 vs. Oklahoma.