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David Weathers MLB Career Stats

73-88 4.25 1376.1 976 1.48

David Weathers Bio

  • Full Name: John David Weathers
  • Born: 9/25/1969 in Lawrenceburg, TN
  • Draft: 1988, Toronto Blue Jays, 3rd rd. (82nd overall)
  • College: Motlow State CC, TN
  • Debut: August 2, 1991
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/3/2009
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MLB Career Stats 73 88 4.25 964 69 75 1376.1 976 1.48


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David Weathers Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
1996 NY Yankees AL

David Weathers Leaderboards


Season W Rank
1994 8 23rd in NL


Season SV Rank
2003 7 23rd in NL
2005 15 15th in NL
2006 12 18th in NL
2007 33 7th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1994 24 7th in NL


Season G Rank
2000 69 18th in NL
2001 80 5th in NL
2002 71 20th in NL
2003 77 9th in NL
2005 73 16th in NL
2008 72 22nd in NL


Season HLD Rank
2000 14 14th in NL
2001 15 14th in NL
2002 17 14th in NL
2003 26 5th in NL
2008 19 12th in NL
2009 21 10th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1994 4.80 7th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1994 1.22 2nd in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1994 59 5th in NL


Season H Rank
1994 166 9th in NL

David Weathers Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2009 RHP David Weathers elected free agency.
August 11, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP David Weathers.
August 9, 2009 Cincinnati Reds traded RHP David Weathers to Milwaukee Brewers.

John David Weathers Bio Info

In 1987 graduated from Loretta (TN) High School, where he played baseball and basketball...was All- State in baseball as a sophomore, junior and senior...was All-District in basketball as a junior and senior...was All- Region in basketball as a senior...played baseball at Motlow State (TN) Community College. 2008 Recorded at least 63 apps for the 10th consecutive season and at least 70 apps for the sixth time in his career...in his last 36 apps of the season posted a 2.45era and in his last 44 apps posted a 2.60era... from 4/20-5/4 was on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar nerve irritation in his right elbow...posted a 4.91era in 8 apps before he went on the DL and a 3.05era in 64 apps after he came off the DL...the Reds went 38-34 in his 72 apps...was 1 of only 5 Reds pitchers to participate in more winning games than losing games (Bronson Arroyo, Jared Burton, Francisco Cordero, Edinson Volquez)...stranded 13-15 inherited baserunners... earned victories in consecutive games on 9/13 at Ari (3-2 win, 10 innings) and 9/14 at Ari (2-1 win, 10 innings)...following the season was offered and accepted arbitration. 2007 Led the National League in games finished (60), 2 shy of the club record, and ranked seventh in saves (33)...became the ninth pitcher in Reds history to record 30 saves in a season...converted a careerhigh 33 saves in 39 chances...recorded 33 of the staff's 34 saves...for the third straight season led the team in saves and games finished...became the first pitcher to lead the Reds in saves in 3 consecutive seasons since Danny Graves did it in 4 straight from 1999-2002...became the oldest pitcher in Major League history to reach 30 saves in a season for the first time...turned 38 years old 12 days after he recorded his 30th save (9/13 vs StL, 5-4 win)...pitched more than 1.0 inning while recording 11 of his saves, second in the Major Leagues to Sea's J.J. Putz (12)...converted 13 of his last 14 save opps...from 8/4-9/13 converted a career-best 10 consecutive save opps...made at least 60 apps for the ninth straight season and at least 65 apps for the seventh time overall...pitched in 70g for the fifth time, all in the last 7 years...in his 70 apps the 70-92 Reds (.444) went 52-18 (.743)...on 5/15 at SD earned the 12-inning, 2-1 victory by throwing 3.0 perfect innings in his longest outing since 4/13/02 for Mets vs Mtl (3ip)...in that win combined with Aaron Harang (9ip) on a 2- hitter...recorded his 50th career save 5/21 vs Wsh...on 8/2 at Wsh, the 16th anniversary of his Major League debut, became the 37th pitcher in history to make 800 career apps. 2006 For the second straight season led the pitching staff in saves (12) and games finished (32)... pitched in at least 60g for the eighth straight season and pitched in at least 65g for the sixth time in his career... in his last 32 apps beginning 7/5 posted a 1.47era (36.2ip, 6er), dropping overall ERA from 5.59 to seasonending 3.54...didn't allow an earned run in 29 of those 32 apps...posted a 1.64era in 29 apps after the All-Star break, including a 0.82era in 8 apps in September...allowed 8 of his 29 earned runs in a 3-appearance span from 6/11-6/20 (1.1ip)...his overall ERA without that stretch is 2.61...converted 9 of his first 10 save opps, including a streak of 6 straight from 4/21-5/7, then went 0-for-5 in save opps until he saved the 6-3 victory at SF on 8/24...converted his last 3 save opps...14 times threw more than 1.0 inning and 10 times threw at least 2.0 innings...began the season as the staff's closer and recorded 9 of Cin's first 11 saves through 5/7... in mid-May returned to a setup role as Todd Coffey earned 7 of the bullpen's 8 saves from 5/18-6/29... remained in that setup role after the 7/6 acquisition of Eddie Guardado, who earned 8 of the staff's 10 saves from 7/13-8/12...after Guardado went on the disabled list on 8/20 with a season-ending injury earned 3 of the Reds' last 6 saves of the season. 2005 As one of the Reds' most dependable pitchers led the staff with a career-high 15 saves...with 7 victories fell 1 shy of his career high...became the club's closer after Danny Graves was designated for assignment on 5/23 and after that date recorded a 3.54era with all 15 of his saves...in his last 59 apps of the season beginning 5/7 posted a 3.19era...converted 15-19 save opps...in mid-July was bothered by a strained lower back and in his first 4 apps after the All-Star break allowed 4er in 2.2ip, raising ERA from 3.57 to 4.13...finished the season by posting a 3.64era in his last 29 apps...after facing 3 batters on 7/19 vs Chi left the game with that back injury...in the 5-3 win on 5/23 vs Wsh recorded his first save since 9/2/03 with the Mets vs Atl...in the ninth inning of the 11-10 loss on 9/23 vs Phi allowed 5er on a 3-run HR to Chase Utley and a 2-run HR to David Bell...allowed at least 2 homers in a game for the seventh time in his career, for the third time in relief and for the first time since 6/11/02 for NYM at WSox...his season ERA excluding that 9/23 appearance drops to 3.40 and his second-half ERA drops to 3.16...on 11/15 had arthroscopic surgery to repair a small tear in the medial meniscus of his right knee (Dr. Timothy Kremchek)...on 1/16/06 suffered a torn extensor tendon in his right index finger...was expected to recover in 3-4 weeks. 2004 Combined to go 7-7, 4.15 in 2 starts and 64 relief apps for the Mets, Astros and Marlins...the 7 victories was the second-highest total of his career...began the season with NYM...on 6/17 was traded to Hou for OF Richard Hidalgo...on 9/7 was released by the Astros and the next day signed with Fla...as a Marlin made his first 2 starts since 1998...made those starts in a 5-2 victory vs the Cubs in the nightcap of a home doubleheader on 9/20 (5ip, 2h, 1r) and received no decision in the 6-2 loss at Phi on 10/1 (4ip, 4h, 1r)...that 9/20 appearance vs Chi was his first as a starter since 5/22/98 vs Col while pitching for the Reds and snapped a streak of 455 consecutive relief apps...was his first victory as a starter since 4/25/98 for Cin at NYM. 2003 Ranked fifth in the National League with 26 holds...his 77 apps tied Turk Wendell (2000) and Armando Benitez (1999) for second on the Mets' all-time single-season list, behind only Turk Wendell's club-record 80 apps in 1999...in his last 18 apps of the season posted a 1.74era (20.2ip, 4er)...earned his career-high seventh save in a 3-1 victory vs Atl on 9/2...20 times threw at least 2.0 innings...from 5/22-7/17 didn't allow a run in 21 of his 25 apps (1.30era). 2002 Produced one of the best seasons by any reliever in the Major Leagues...for the Mets went 6-3, 2.91 in 71 relief apps...allowed just 69 hits in 77.1 innings...earned his 40th career victory in the 4-2 win vs at Wrigley Field on 4/10...on 4/13 vs Mtl didn't allow a run in a season-high 3.0 innings...didn't allow a run in 9 apps from 8/30-9/22 (11.1ip). 2001 Ranked fifth in the National League with a career-high 80 apps for the Brewers and Cubs...opposing batters hit just .216...stranded 36-44 inherited baserunners (82%)...began the season with Mil...on 7/30 was traded to the Cubs, along with minor league P Roberto Miniel, for minor leaguers P Ruben Quevedo and OF Peter Zoccolillo. 2000 Established a career high with 69 apps, a personal mark he would break in 2001...from 8/2-8/22 was on the disabled list with a strained oblique muscle in his left side...faced 118 lefthanded batters and allowed just 1 homer (Luis Gonzalez, 5/27 at Ari)...recorded his only save in a 4-3 victory at Wrigley Field on 5/9. 1999 With a career-high 7 victories ranked seventh among all National League relievers...also ranked seventh among NL relievers with 93.0 innings pitched...on 4/10 at Hou recorded his first Major League save and as a batter singled off Brian Williams...threw 4.0 innings to earn that save. 1998 Began the season with the Reds and went 2-4, 6.21 in 16 apps, including 9 starts, before he was designated for assignment on 6/19...5 days later was claimed off waivers by Mil...for the Brewers went 4-1, 3.21 in 28 relief apps...on 5/2 at Mil, while still with the Reds, was the winning pitcher and produced his second career home run (solo off Jeff Juden). 1997 Made 19 Major League apps for the Yankees and Indians...also made 16 apps, all starts, at Class AAA Columbus and Buffalo...began the season with NYY...was designated for assignment on 4/26, cleared waivers and outrighted off the roster on 5/5...on 6/9 was traded to Cle in exchange for OF Chad Curtis. 1996 During the regular season made 42 apps, including 12 starts, for Fla and NYY...posted a 0.82era in 7 playoff apps for the World Series champion Yankees...earned victories in Game 4 of the American League Division Series at Tex and Game 4 of the AL Championship Series at Bal...pitched in the clinching Game 6 of the World Series vs Atl...began the season with the Marlins and made 31 apps, including 8 starts, before he was traded to NYY on 7/31 in exchange for RHP Mark Hutton...from 8/21-9/12 made 5 starts for Columbus before he returned to the Yankees for the rest of the season on 9/13...on 5/21 at Cin, while with the Marlins, hit his first Major League home run (off Roger Salkeld). 1995 Made 15 starts and 13 relief apps for the Marlins...from 6/26-7/12 was on the disabled list with a lacerated right pinky finger...suffered the injury on 6/25 at Cin while attempting to bunt...made rehab starts at Brevard County and Charlotte...on 4/28 at SF tied the club record for strikeouts by a reliever (5). 1994 Led the Marlins' pitching staff in starts (24)...established the franchise record for victories in April with 4, including decisions over Tom Glavine, Jose Rijo and Curt Schilling...posted a 2.10era in April. 1993 Joined the Marlins organization after he was selected in Major League Baseball's expansion draft... began the season at Class AAA Edmonton...was promoted on 7/6 and that night at Col made his National League debut (0.2ip)...on 7/30 at Mtl collected his first Major League hit in his first career plate appearance (infield single off Chris Nabholz)...in the 2-0 victory vs SD on 9/6 threw 8.0 shutout innings to win his first career start...for Class AAA Edmonton led the Pacific Coast League in winning percentage (.733) and ranked third in ERA (3.83)...was a PCL mid-season and post-season All-Star...was selected to participate in the 1993 Triple-A All-Star Game but did not pitch because he was promoted by the Marlins. 1992 Spent most of the season at Class AAA Syracuse...late in the season made 2 relief apps for Tor. 1991 Spent most of the season at Class AA Knoxville but made his Major League debut with 15 relief apps for Tor...made his ML debut on 8/2 at Bos by throwing a scoreless inning in relief...earned his first big league victory on 10/6 at Min, the final day of the season. 1990 At Class A Dunedin tied for the Florida State League lead in starts (27). 1989 At Class A Myrtle Beach led the South Atlantic League in starts (31).