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Tanyon Sturtze MLB Career Stats

40-44 5.19 797.0 480 1.53

Tanyon Sturtze Bio

  • Full Name: Tanyon James Sturtze
  • Born: 10/12/1970 in Worcester, MA
  • Draft: 1990, Oakland Athletics, 23rd rd. (619th overall)
  • College: Quinsigamond CC, MA
  • Debut: May 3, 1995
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MLB Career Stats 40 44 5.19 272 84 3 797.0 480 1.53


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Season W Rank
2001 11 23rd in AL


Season SO Rank
2002 137 13th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2001 .271 24th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2002 33 7th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2002 4 4th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2001 195.1 24th in AL
2002 224.0 7th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2005 16 13th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2001 5.07 8th in AL
2002 5.50 13th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2001 1.39 4th in AL
2002 1.54 4th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2001 79 6th in AL
2002 89 1st in AL


Season H Rank
2001 200 22nd in AL
2002 271 1st in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2001 23 20th in AL
2002 33 3rd in AL

Tanyon James Sturtze Bio Info

Resides in St. Petersburg, FL...Was originally signed by Cubs scout and current Toronto general manager J.P. Ricciardi...Played baseball and basketball in Quinsigamond Community College in Worchester, MA...Is an avid golfer with one of the lowest handicaps among Major League Baseball players. 2006 Appeared in 18 games for the Yankees, before being shut down with a right shoulder injury...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis on 5/14. Underwent an MRI exam that revealed a small rotator-cuff tear and bursitis of the right shoulder...He was sent to Birmingham, Alabama, to meet with Dr. James Andrews, who concurred with the Yankees' diagnosis...Uderwent surgery to repair the rotator-cuff tear on 5/23 in Birmingham, by Dr. Andrews. 2005 Pitched in a career-high 64 games (one start) with the Yankees, going 5-3 with a 4.73 ERA and one save...opponents batted .257 overall; .233 by LH, .273 by RH...Made appearances in consecutive games 12 times and three straight games twice...As a reliever, retired 42-of-63 (67%) first batters faced...Prevented 35-of-46 (76%) inherited runners from scoring...Converted one of his five save opportunities...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list from 4/18 (retroactive to 4/17) to 5/5 with a strained left oblique muscle...Made two rehab appearances for Class-A Tampa of the Florida State League (3.0IP, 4H, 2ER, 0BB, 4K)...Limited opponents to a .171 batting average (12-for-70) in 16 games from 5/5-6/18 after being reinstated from the disabled list...Allowed only 1ER in 20.2IP (0.44ERA) over that span (12H, 1BB, 12K)...Made only start, and 31st appearance-of the season, in 7/4 win vs. Baltimore, allowing 4ER and 3H in 3.2IP...in 8/12 win vs. Texas, pitched a perfect ninth (1K) for his only save of the season, the third of his career and first since 10/3/04 at Toronto...made two relief appearances in the Division Series versus the Angels, allowing 1ER in 0.2IP...2005 POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Division Series (LAA): Allowed a solo home run by B. Molina in a 4-2 Yankees' win in Game 1...Pitched a scoreless 0.1 IP in Game 3. 2004 Was 6-2 with a 5.47 ERA in 28 games (three starts) with the Yankees. ... In three starts was 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA. ... In 25 relief appearances, was 4-2 with a 5.68 ERA. ... Was acquired from Los Angeles on 5/15 for a player to be named later (INF Brian Myrow). ... Was assigned to Triple-A Columbus and was selected by the Yankees on 5/16. ... Was 3-0 with a 2.50 ERA in six starts for Triple-A Las Vegas prior to being traded to the Yankees. ... Made his first appearance as a Yankee in 5/21 loss at Texas, allowing 4 ER in two innings. ... On 5/26 at Baltimore, recorded first win as a Yankee after allowing 2 H in 0.1 IP. ... Made first start of the season and earned the win on 6/16 at Arizona, allowing 3 ER in 6.0 IP. ... Served three-game suspension from 8/12-14 for his participation in a 7/24 bench-clearing brawl at Boston. ... Earned his second career save in the last game of the season. ... His only other career save came on 5/2/01 (w/ Tampa Bay) at Baltimore after pitching four scoreless innings of relief. ... Did not allow a run in his last six relief appearances of the season (12.0IP, 4BB, 14K). ... Appeared in six postseason games, posting a 4.50 ERA in six innings. ... Had a 2.70 ERA in ALCS, pitching in four games. 2003 Pitched the entire season with Toronto and went 7-6 with a 5.94 ERA in 40 games, including eight starts...his first eight appearances were starts and he went 3-4 with a 6.14 ERA, then pitched out of the bullpen the remainder of the season, going 4-2 with a 5.76 ERA...pitched a season-high 4.2 scoreless innings in relief on Aug. 8 vs. Texas...pitched two or more innings of relief eight times.