Eric Milton

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Eric Milton MLB Career Stats

271 89-85 4.99 1582.1 1127 1.34

Eric Milton Bio

  • Full Name: Eric Robert Milton
  • Born: 8/4/1975 in State College, PA
  • Draft: 1996, New York Yankees, 1st rd. (20th overall)
  • College: Maryland
  • Debut: 4/5/1998
  • Last Game: 6/27/2009
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MLB Career Stats 89 85 4.99 271 270 0 1582.1 1127 1.34


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Eric Milton Stats

*Since 2006

Eric Milton Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Eric Milton Statcast Events


Eric Milton Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2001 Minnesota AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/12/1999 Minnesota AL

Twins Joseph W. Haynes Pitcher of the Year Award

Year Team League
2000 Minnesota AL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/27/2009 Albuquerque PCL

Eric Milton Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1999 4.49 16th in AL
2001 4.32 22nd in AL


Season W Rank
2000 13 16th in AL
2001 15 12th in AL
2002 13 19th in AL
2004 14 17th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2000 .565 17th in AL
2001 .682 9th in AL
2002 .591 23rd in AL
2004 .700 6th in NL


Season SO Rank
1999 163 9th in AL
2000 160 10th in AL
2001 157 11th in AL
2004 161 13th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
1999 1.23 2nd in AL
2000 1.25 5th in AL
2001 1.28 13th in AL
2002 1.19 12th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1999 .243 5th in AL
2000 .260 11th in AL
2001 .257 15th in AL
2002 .258 20th in AL
2004 .255 19th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1998 32 19th in AL
1999 34 2nd in AL
2000 33 9th in AL
2001 34 3rd in AL
2004 34 5th in NL
2005 34 8th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1999 4 6th in AL
2001 2 13th in AL
2002 2 17th in AL


Season SHO Rank
1999 2 2nd in AL
2001 1 10th in AL
2002 1 9th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1999 206.1 15th in AL
2000 200.0 15th in AL
2001 220.2 11th in AL
2004 201.0 21st in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1999 7.11 9th in AL
2000 7.20 9th in AL
2001 6.40 13th in AL
2002 6.37 12th in AL
2004 7.21 12th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1999 2.59 9th in AL
2000 3.64 4th in AL
2001 2.57 9th in AL
2002 4.03 3rd in AL
2005 2.37 25th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1998 70 21st in AL
2004 75 16th in NL


Season H Rank
2000 205 17th in AL
2001 222 11th in AL
2004 196 24th in NL
2005 237 4th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1998 25 19th in AL
1999 28 11th in AL
2000 35 2nd in AL
2001 35 2nd in AL
2002 24 18th in AL
2004 43 1st in NL
2005 40 1st in NL
2006 29 5th in NL

Eric Milton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 5, 2009 LHP Eric Milton elected free agency.
July 20, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers transferred LHP Eric Milton from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 5, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP Eric Milton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 28, 2009. Strained back
June 27, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Eric Milton from the 15-day disabled list.
June 21, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers sent LHP Eric Milton on a rehab assignment to Inland Empire 66ers.
June 7, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP Eric Milton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 6, 2009. Back tightness.
May 15, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of LHP Eric Milton from Albuquerque Isotopes.

Eric Robert Milton Bio Info

In 1993 graduated from Bellefonte (PA) High School, where he played baseball and basketball...attended the University of Maryland, where in 1996 he was a pre-season 1996 threw a no-hitter for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League...actively supports the American Diabetes Association and Garth Brooks' Teammates For Kids Foundation. 2006 In a season interrupted by a pair of surgeries ranked third on the pitching staff - behind Bronson Arroyo and Aaron Harang - in starts (26), innings pitched (152.2) and strikeouts (90)...on 9/22 had season-ending surgery to clean out his left elbow (Dr. Timothy Kremchek)...left his start on 9/12 vs SD after 5.0 innings with stiffness in his left elbow...the next day received a cortisone shot but started as scheduled on 9/17 at that 11-3 loss to the Cubs faced only 7 batters in the shortest start of his career (0.1ip, 6h, 6er, 0bb, 1k, Jones 3-run HR, Cedeno 2-run HR), raising overall ERA from 4.84 to season-ending 5.19... didn't pitch again the rest of the season...began the season 2-1, 6.50 with 2 quality apps in 3 starts before he went on the 15-day disabled list with the left knee injury...on 4/24 had arthroscopic surgery to clean up the meniscus in that knee (Kremchek)...returned on 5/20 and in his last 26 starts of the season went 6-7, 5.01 with 12 quality his 26 starts the Reds went 12-14 and scored 134 runs (5.16 r/g)...from 5/20-6/11 pitched 30.0 innings without issuing a his season debut on 4/7 vs Pit earned the 7-6 victory and recorded the 1,000th strikeout of his career (Jason Bay)...was his first strikeout of the the 12-6 loss on 4/18 vs Fla allowed a career-high 9 runs...6 days later had the knee surgery...on 6/6 at StL, in one of his best outings of the season threw 7.0 shutout innings to earn the 7-0 victory (5h, 0bb, 3k)...on 7/28 at Mil made his 250th career start and earned the 4-3 victory (7ip, 5h, 3er, 2bb, 3k)...didn't allow an earned run in a 2-1 loss at SD on 9/3 (6ip, 5h, 1r, 0bb, 2k), but because of an off day was skipped in the rotation...didn't pitch again until 9/12, when he was a victim of a blown save in the 11-inning, 5-4 Reds that start was bothered by the elbow a hitter, from 8/8-8/19 had a 4-game hitting streak (4-8, .500) that included a pinch-hit single in the 12th inning on 8/11 at Phi (off Geoff Geary)...was the longest hitting streak by a Reds pitcher all season...his pinch hit was the first by a Reds pitcher since Paul Moskau singled on 10/1/78 vs the spring training was bothered by a sore right calf muscle. 2005 Led the pitching staff with 34 starts, tying his career high...produced 13 quality starts, including QS in each of his last 2 apps, in 3 of his last 4 apps and in 5 of his last 8 apps...had his best month in August (5gs, 2-1, 4.40)...led the Major Leagues with a club-record 40 home runs allowed...became the first Reds pitcher to lead the National League and the majors in home runs allowed since Tom Browning did it in 1988, 1989 and his last 2 starts of the season posted a 1.93era (14ip, 3er) his 34 starts the Reds went 14-19-1, including a tie game on 6/30 vs Hou, and scored 170 runs (5 r/g)...twice was the victim of blown the 10-9 loss on 5/2 vs StL was the victim of a blown save when the Cardinals scored 7 runs in the top of the ninth...was StL's biggest ninth-inning comeback ever and the Reds' worst ninth inning since 1952...twice threw a season-high 8.0 innings (5/23 vs Wsh, 8/ 27 at Pit) his 5-3 victory vs the Nationals on 5/23 became the first Reds lefthander to throw at least 8.0 innings in a game since Lance Davis' complete game in a 9-1 win on 7/16/01 vs the 5-2 loss at Hou on 4/19 made his fourth career start on 3 days' rest (4.1ip, 8h, 5er, 1bb, 2k, 3hr) the 9-7 loss on 9/18 at Pit received no decision in the shortest start of his career (0.2ip, 6h, 6er, 2bb, 0k)...on 9/2 at Atl allowed his 37th homer of the season (solo by Andruw Jones), a new club record previously held by Browning (36hr, 1988) a batter hit his first 2 career home runs (5/8 vs LA off Jeff Weaver, 7/26 at LA off Odalis Perez)...on 5/18 at NYM produced his fourth career 2-hit game, then on 5/23 vs Wsh had another 2-hit game...became the first Reds pitcher with consecutive multi-hit games since Browning did it in April 1991. 2004 In his first season in the National League led the Phillies in victories (14), starts (34), innings pitched (201.0) and strikeouts (161)...the club went 20-14 in his starts, including 16-5 in his first 21 apps...ranked sixth in the NL with a .700 winning percentage...led the NL and ranked second in the Major Leagues with 43 homers allowed, the second-highest total in Phillies history (Robin Roberts, 46hr, 1956)...25 of the 43hr were solo shots...began the season 5-0, 9-1 and 13-2...became the first Phillies pitcher to 13 of his first 15 decisions since Steve Carlton in 10 starts from 7/9-8/25 went 2-0 with 8 no-decisions...on 7/25 vs Chi took a no-hitter into the ninth inning, but Michael Barrett began the inning with a bloop that 3-2 victory recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts but received no decision (8.2ip, 3h, 2er, 1bb, 12k) a hitter, tied his career high with 2 hits on 7/4 vs Atl...on 9/17 vs Mtl recorded the first double of his career. 2003 Spent most of the season on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery to repair the torn lateral meniscus in his left knee...before he was activated on 9/12 made 1 rehab appearance at Class A Ft. Myers and another for Class AA New Britain in Game 1 of the Eastern League playoffs...from 9/14-9/26 went 1-0, 2.65 in his 3 starts for the Twins...earned his only victory of the season in a 6-2 win on 9/19 vs Det by throwing 7.0 shutout innings...made 1 relief appearance during the American League Division Series vs NYY, received no decision in the 8-1 loss at Min in Game 4. 2002 Ranked third in the American League for fewest walks per 9 innings (1.6)...threw at least 6.0 innings in 19 of his 29 starts...produced 16 quality starts...from 8/7-9/1 was on the disabled list following surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee...went 13-7, 4.60 in 24 starts prior to the surgery and 0-2, 6.64 in 5 starts after the his last 2 starts of the season allowed just 1er in 11.2ip (0.77era) the 6-0 victory vs WSox on 8/1 threw his fourth career shutout and had a season-high 11 a hitter, on 6/15 at Mil recorded his second career 2-hit game...earned the 11-2 victory vs the Athletics in Game 4 of the American League Division Series...received no decision in the 2-1 loss at Ana in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. 2001 During spring training signed a 4-year contract through the 2004 season...was named to the American League All-Star team...led the Twins in strikeouts (157) and tied for the staff lead in starts (34)...produced a career-high 15 victories...threw at least 6.0 innings in 26 of his 34 starts...made 20 quality starts...ranked eighth in the AL in winning percentage (15-7, .682)...from 5/29-6/29 the Twins went 7-0 in his starts...on 10/6 vs WSox made the only relief appearance of his Major League career (2.2ip, 4h, 3er, 0bb, 2k). 2000 Won the Joseph W. Haynes Award as the Twins' pitcher of the year...led the staff in victories (13) and strikeouts (160)...ranked among the American League leaders in fewest walks-per-9 innings ratio (2.0, T4th), strikeouts-per-9 innings ratio (7.2, 9th) and strikeouts (10th)...threw at least 6.0 innings in 23 of his 33 starts... won his first 5 the 13-7 victory on 4/9 at KC retired his first 20 8.0 innings on 4/29 vs Oak retired 24 of the 26 batters he faced (2h) but received no decision in the 6-2 a 6-2 win on 7/29 vs NYY took a no-hitter into the sixth inning...from 7/19-8/26 put together a streak of 8 consecutive quality starts, throwing at least 7.0 innings in 6 of those apps...from 7/19-7/29 had a career-high 18.0-inning scoreless streak...following the season participated in Major League Baseball's All-Star tour of Japan. 1999 Led the Twins' pitching staff in starts (34), complete games (4), shutouts (2) and strikeouts (163)... ranked among the American League pitching leaders in starts (T2nd), shutouts (T2nd), complete games (T4th), opposing BA (.243, 5th), strikeouts-per-9 innings ratio (7.1, T8th) and strikeouts (9th) his 7-0 win vs the Angels on 9/11 had a career-high 13 strikeouts while throwing the fifth no-hitter in Twins history...was the American League Pitcher of the Week for 9/6-9/12...Min scored just 17 runs in his 11 losses (1.5 r/g)... won the Charles O. Johnson Award as the most improved Twins player. 1998 Was traded to the Twins just prior to spring training...received the Bill Boni Award as the Twins' outstanding rookie...ranked among American League rookie leaders in starts (32, T1st), ERA (5.64, 2nd), innings pitched (172.1, 2nd), opposing BA (.282, 2nd), strikeouts (107, 3rd) and wins (8, T3rd) the 10-1 victory vs KC on 4/5 became the first Twins starter to win his Major League debut since 1995 (Brad Radke) his 11-6 victory on 7/12 at Cle retired the first 17 batters...3 times took a no-hitter into the sixth inning...on 6/6 at Pit had his first career 2-hit game, including a single off Francisco Cordova for his first career hit. 1997 In his first professional season combined to go 14-6, 3.11 in 28 starts at Class A Tampa and Class AA Norwich...was the Yankees' Minor League Pitcher of the Year...led all Yankees minor league pitchers in victories and strikeouts (162) Tampa averaged 9.16 strikeouts and 1.35 walks per 9 innings, second-best ratios in the Florida State League...on 4/9 vs Vero Beach recorded 12 strikeouts...was promoted to Norwich on 6/16...was Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for 8/18-8/24...following the season was rated by Baseball America as the best prospect in the organization and the third-best prospect in the FSL...also was rated the FSL's pitcher with the best tools.