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Bobby Seay MLB Career Stats

261 11-6 4.16 223.0 190 1.37

Bobby Seay Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Michael Seay
  • Born: 6/20/1978 in Sarasota, FL
  • Draft: 1996, Chicago White Sox, 1st rd. (12th overall)
  • High School: Sarasota, FL
  • Debut: 8/14/2001
  • Last Game: 10/1/2009
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MLB Career Stats 11 6 4.16 261 0 1 223.0 190 1.37


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Season G Rank
2009 67 21st in AL


Season HLD Rank
2009 28 2nd in AL

Bobby Seay Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2010 LHP Bobby Seay elected free agency.
May 17, 2010 Detroit Tigers transferred LHP Bobby Seay from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 27, 2010 Detroit Tigers placed LHP Bobby Seay on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Left shoulder strain

Robert Michael Seay Bio Info

Resides in Gulfport, FL during the off-season...Earned Baseball America Second-Team High School All-America honors as a junior at Sarasota High School in Florida in 1995 -- finished 10-1 with a 1.06 ERA...Earned Baseball America First-Team High School All-America honors as a senior at Sarasota High School in 1996, posted a 9-2 record, 0.70 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 14 games...led his team to the State 5-A championship...Made two appearances for Team USA during the World Junior Championships in 1996, posting a 1-0 record, 0.82 ERA and 14 strikeouts...Saw action in two games, registering one save, for Team USA at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba...Pitched for Team USA at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia -- Team USA won the gold medal...Actively participates with Tigers Dreams Come True and participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan. 2009 Completed his fourth season with the Tigers in 2009, establishing career highs with six wins and 67 appearances...Tied for eighth among all American League relievers with six wins...Second in the American League with 28 holds -- second-highest total in Tigers history since the statistic started being tracked, trailing 30 holds by Joel Zumaya in 2006...Made his 200th career appearance on April 19 at Seattle...Did not allow a run in 10 outings during April, tossing 7.1 scoreless innings...Fanned a season-high three batters on May 10 at Cleveland...Posted 21 straight scoreless outings May 30-July 18, tossing 14.2 scoreless innings -- tied for the second-longest such streak by a Tigers pitcher since at least 1954, matching his streak of 21 straight scoreless outings May 28-July 26, 2007...Todd Jones posted a 22-game streak May 28-July 29, 2000...Tied for third in the American League with 14 outings during June -- did not allow a run in any of the outings, tossing 9.2 scoreless innings...Established a career best with a four-game winning streak August 1-September 5...Tied for seventh in the American League with three wins during August...Limited righthanded batters to a .239 batting average (17x71)...lefties hit .261 (29x111) against him...Compiled a 3-1 record and 3.70 ERA (24.1IP/10ER) in 32 appearances at home...finished 3-2 with a 4.81 ERA (24.1IP/13ER) in 35 outings on the road...Appeared in 40 games prior to the all-star break, posting a 1-1 record and 2.89 ERA (28.0IP/9ER)...posted a 5-2 record and 6.10 ERA (20.2IP/14ER) in 27 games following the all-star break. 2008 Established career highs with 60 appearances, 56.1 innings pitched and 58 strikeouts in his third season with the Tigers organization in 2008...Did not allow a run in 11 straight outings April 20-May 18, tossing 9.2 scoreless innings...Equaled a career high with three innings of relief on May 10 versus the New York Yankees -- matched the high with three innings of relief on July 26 versus the Chicago White Sox...Held opponents scoreless over 10 straight appearances June 20-July 17, tossing 8.2 scoreless innings...Fanned a career-high five batters on July 30 at Cleveland -- equaled the high with five strikeouts on September 10 versus Oakland...Posted a 10.95 ERA (12.1IP/15ER) over his final 13 outings of the season August 27-September 29...Lefthanded batters hit .303 (33x109) with Seay on the mound...righties hit .252 (26x103) against him...Compiled a 3.00 ERA (27.0IP/9ER) in 32 appearances on the road...posted a 5.83 ERA (29.1IP/19ER) in 28 outings at Comerica Park...Recorded a 2.83 ERA (28.2IP/9ER) in 33 outings prior to the all-star break...compiled a 6.18 ERA (27.2IP/19ER) in 27 appearances following the all-star break. 2007 On the Tigers Opening Day roster for the second straight season after having his contract purchased from Triple A Toledo on March 31...Established career highs with three wins, 58 appearances, 46.1 innings pitched and 38 strikeouts...Allowed 14.3 percent of inherited runners (6x42) to score, third-best among American League relievers...Compiled a 2.45 ERA (11.0IP/3ER) in his first 11 appearances of the season April 8-May 10...Recorded the final out on May 20 versus St. Louis to register his first major league save...Did not allow a run in 21 straight outings May 28-July 26, tossing 13.0 scoreless innings...Posted a 1.29 ERA (7.0IP/1ER) in 11 outings during July...Did not allow a run over his final 13 outings of the season August 18-September 29, tossing 12.1 scoreless innings...Earned the win in three straight decisions over a fiveouting stretch August 26-September 6 -- established a career high with the three-game winning streak...Appeared in 13 games during August, compiling a 1-0 record and 1.64 ERA (11.0IP/2ER)...Finished 2-0 as he did not allow a run in seven innings of relief over his eight outings during September...Compiled a 3.52 ERA (23.0IP/9ER) in 29 appearances prior the all-star break...posted a 3-0 record and 1.16 ERA (23.1IP/3ER) in 29 outings following the all-star break...Limited lefthanded batters to a .209 batting average (19x91)...righties hit .250 (19x76) with Seay on the mound...Held opposition to a .159 batting average with runners in scoring position (7x44)...Surrendered one home run in 46.1 innings pitched -- fourth among American League relievers with 0.19 home runs allowed per nine innings. 2006 Made the Tigers Opening Day roster out of Spring Training, marking the first time he appeared on an Opening Day roster at the major league level...Compiled a 2.25 ERA (8.0IP/2ER) over his first seven outings of the season April 8-May 4...Matched a career high with three strikeouts on May 30 against the New York Yankees...Designated for assignment by the Tigers on June 15 -- had his contract outrighted to Triple A Toledo on June 21...Posted a 2.95 ERA (18.1IP/5ER) over his first 14 appearances at Toledo...compiled an 11.81 ERA (5.1IP/7ER) over his final 10 games...Appeared in four games for the Mud Hens during the International League playoffs, fanning six batters in 3.1 scoreless innings of relief. 2005 Acquired by the Colorado Rockies from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on April 8, 2005 in a two-player deal...Joined the Rockies bullpen following the trade and made three appearances before landing on the disabled list on April 17 with a left chest sprain...Reinstated from the disabled list by the Rockies on June 5...Did not allow a run in nine straight outings June 14-July 4, tossing 7.1 innings...Matched a career best with three strikeouts on June 24 versus Kansas City...Had his contract outrighted to Triple A Colorado Springs by the Rockies on July 17. 2004 Joined the Devil Rays after having his contract purchased from Triple A Durham on July 8, 2004...appeared in a career-high 21 games for Tampa Bay...Equaled a career high with three strikeouts twice during the season: August 10 at Boston and August 19 versus Anaheim...In 10 outings during August, he compiled a 1.35 ERA (13.1IP/2ER) -- limited opposition to a .152 batting average (7x46) during the month. 2003 Made the Devil Rays Opening Day roster for the first time in his career in 2003...Strung together a 10-outing scoreless streak over two stints with Tampa Bay April 5-July 13, tossing seven innings...Sidelined April 24-June 3 with left shoulder tendinitis...optioned to Durham on June 3 after being reinstated from the disabled list...Returned to Tampa Bay after being recalled from Durham on July 7 -- made three appearances and was optioned back to Triple A on July 13. 2002 Two stints on the disabled list battling a left shoulder tendinitis and left elbow strain limited him to 25 appearances between Orlando and Durham during the 2002 season...Compiled a 2-0 record and 1.29 ERA (21.0IP/3ER) in his final nine outings with Orlando June 4-July 29 before having his option transferred to Durham on July 30...Appeared in two games for Durham during the International League playoffs, allowing an unearned run in two innings of work...Named the 26th-best prospect in the Devil Rays organization following the season by Baseball America. 2001 Received his first major league action after the Devil Rays recalled him from Double A Orlando on August 13, 2001...Made his major league debut on August 14 at Yankee Stadium against New York, tossing a scoreless inning... Established a career best with three strikeouts at Yankee Stadium against New York the following day, August 15...Tossed a career-high three innings on August 26 versus the Chicago White Sox...Earned his first major league win on September 1 versus Oakland, working a scoreless inning of relief. 2000 Led the staff at Orlando with eight wins, 24 games started and 132.1 innings in 2000, while he tied for the lead with 106 strikeouts...Struck out a season-best 10 batters in a no-decision on May 7 versus Huntsville...Did not allow a run in three straight starts July 26-August 7, tossing 18.0 innings...Garnered Southern League Pitcher of the Week honors for August 4-10, winning his only decision as he blanked the opposition in 13.0 innings...Finished 2-2 with a 2.06 ERA (35.0IP/8ER) in six starts during August...Named the eighth-best prospect in the Devil Rays organization following the season by Baseball America...opened the 1999 season at Single A St. Petersburg, making 12 appearances (11 games started), before joining Orlando in August...Posted a 2-1 record and 1.31 ERA (20.2IP/3ER) in four starts during April...Fanned a season-best 12 batters in a loss to Tampa on May 13...Sidelined May 21-June 26 with an oblique strain...Made two relief appearances for Orlando during the Southern League playoffs, posting a 3.38 ERA (2.2IP/1ER). 1999 Split his third professional season between Class A St. Petersburg and AA Orlando...made a career-high 18 appearances (17 starts) despite missing five weeks to injury and three more to the Pan Am games...combined he was 3-8 with a career-low 4.14 ERA (74.0-IP, 78-H, 34-ER, 38-BB, 61-SO)...Surrendered just one run over his first 17.0 innings pitched to open the season (0.53 ERA), covering three starts...registered back-to-back wins in his second and third outings, April 17 and 22, hurling 13 scoreless innings...doubled his win total from '98...did not record his next and only other victory until Aug. 21, a 4-2 victory over Greenville while with Orlando...Struck out a career-high 12 (prev. high nine) over 5.1 innings (5-H, 2-ER, 1-BB) in a 2-1 loss to Tampa May 13...fanned seven in a row between the second and fourth innings, tied for third-most consecutive Kbs in the minors on the year...After his start on May 19, was shelved with an oblique strain and did not pitch again until June 26...Had a 1.43 ERA (37.2-IP/6-ER) up to that May 19 start in which he surrendered five runs over 3.2 innings...Pitched for the Team USA in the Pan Am Games July 15-Aug. 4 where he appeared in two games in relief, throwing three scoreless innings, surrendering just a walk while striking out four...earned the save July 29 in the USAbs 3-2 victory over Brazil with a scoreless 1.1 innings pitched (3-K)...was Team USAbs only Class A player...Joined AA Orlando after the Pan Am games...started and pitched four hitless innings in his AA debut (2-BB, 3-SO) Aug. 6 against West Tennessee...Dropped seven straight decisions between April 28 and Aug. 11, but still had a 4.21 ERA (47-IP/22-ER)...Appeared in two games out of the bullpen for the O-Rays in the Southern League postseason, surrendering a run over 2.2 innings...Pitched for Maryvale in the Arizona Fall League at seasonbs end and made 6 starts going 0-1 with an 8.71 ERA (20.2-IP, 26-H, 20-ER, 12-BB, 19-SO). 1998 Returned to Class A Charleston and made 15 starts during an injury-riddled season...Made three trips to the disabled list on the year: April 2-16 (strained left foot), June 19-July 29 (left elbow strain), August 28-season's end (sore left elbow)...Started the season strong, compiling as 1.00 ERA in his first two starts (9 IP, 1 ER). Dropped his next seven decisions including six straight starts May 2-28...Picked up his lone win August 8 in a 7-4 victory at Hickory (5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO)...Allowed 16 of his 33 earned runs over a three-outing stretch May 2 -12. Registered a 1.40 ERA over his remaining 12 starts (58 IP, 17 ER)...Struck out 74 in 69.0 innings pitched. Surrendered just 59 hits...Fanned a season-high nine June 2 at Delmarva and again in his final appearance August 19 at Columbia. 1997 Started 13 games (3-4, 4.55) for Charleston in his first year of pro ball and struckout 64 in 61.1 innings...Suffered a stress fracture in his right foot on June 9, and missed the remainder of the season...Picked up his first professional win on April 21 vs. Savannah, allowing an unearned run on four hits in six innings, while striking out five and walking one...Made his pro debut April 5 at Hickory, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits and four walks in four innings. Did not figure in the decision as Charleston won 5-3...Was winless in his first three starts (IP-9-2, ER-10, 9.31 ERA) but went 3-3 with a 3.73 ERA over his last 10 starts before injury.