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Aaron Fultz MLB Career Stats

25-15 4.26 479.2 394 1.36

Aaron Fultz Bio

  • Full Name: Richard Aaron Fultz
  • Born: 9/4/1973 in Memphis, TN
  • Draft: 1992, San Francisco Giants, 6th rd. (159th overall)
  • College: North Florida JC
  • Debut: April 5, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2007
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MLB Career Stats 25 15 4.26 463 1 3 479.2 394 1.36


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Season G Rank
2003 64 23rd in AL


Season HLD Rank
2001 12 19th in NL
2003 19 6th in AL

Richard Aaron Fultz Bio Info

Full name: Richard Aaron Fultz...Resides in Fayette, AL...Married Christy Perry; two sons, Kale (3/31/94) and AJ (4/19/98) ...1991 graduate of Munford High School (TN) where he won a state championship in his senior season...Attended North Florida Junior College...Gives time and effort in support of Garth Brooks' Teammates for Kids Foundation. 2007 Had a solid season in his first campaign in Cleveland after signing in the offseason as a free agent...Recorded an ERA of 2.92 (37.0IP, 31H, 12 ER) and finished tied for 14th in AL relief wins (4)...His .200 (8-40) batting average against with RISP was 21st lowest among AL relievers...His .146 (6-41) average against first batters faced was T8th lowest among AL relievers...Only blown save came on April 28 vs. Baltimore...40 of his 49 appearances were scoreless, but he did allow 14 of 45 inherited runners to score (31%)...Notched first win with Cleveland in 2nd game of the season on Aprli 4 @ CWS...Did not allow an ER in 14 straight outings from May 3 thru June 6 (7.2IP, 1H, 5K)...From May 3 thru the end of the season his ERA was 2.86 (28.1IP, 25 H, 9 ER)...Was on the 15-day DL from June 24 thru Aug. 1 with a straigned right intercostal muscle...Upon activation thru the end of the season his ERA was 4.60 in 17 games (15.2 IP, 20H, 8 ER)...Over his last 13 appearances from Aug. 18 on his ERA was 2.19 (12.1IP, 1IP, 11H, 3ER)...Batters hit .182 (4-22) off him with RISP-2 outs. 2006 Tied his career high in games (66 in 2001) and fell 1.0 inning short of his career high (72.1 in 2005)...His 58 inherited runners were 3rd-most in the NL (23 scored, 40%)...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 6 of his first 15 games...Made his first ML start in his 382nd career game, 7/2 at TOR (1.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO)...Took his 1st loss as a Phillie in his 120th game with the team, 8/31 at WSH (0.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R 2 ER); was 7-0 in 119 games with the Phillies prior to the loss...Held left-handed hitters to an 0-for-13 streak, 5/17-6/8...Allowed just 2 extra-base hits (2 2B) in 67 AB vs LHH, 4/3-8/4. 2005 Compiled the best ERA (2.24) of his career, while going 4-0 over 62 appearances. Despite being left-handed, held righties to a .170 batting average, with five homers. ... Posted a 0.63 ERA in July. 2004 Began the season with MIN...Held left-handed batters to a .212 avg (18-85), 1 HR...Had a 1.88 ERA (3 ER, 14.1 IP) through his first 13 appearances of the season...Held opponents to a .194 avg through his first 19 appearances...Optioned to Rochester (AAA) on 8/10...Did not allow a run in his 7 minor league appearances (8.1 IP)...Recalled on 9/1...Tied his career highs with 2.2 IP and 5 SO, 9/23 at CLE...Claimed by the Phillies on 10/14. 2003 Did not allow a run in 12 of 13 appearances, going 0-0, 0.71 (12.2 ip, 1 er), April 4-27 ... was 1-0, 0.87 (10.1 ip, 1 er) in 9 appearances, May 1-22 ... disabled with contusion to AC joint in right shoulder, June 23-Jul 11 ... began rehab assignments at Frisco and Oklahoma, July 6 ... tied season-high 2.1 innings, August 11 vs. Detroit ... did not allow an earned run in 4 appearances (5.2 ip), August 11-21 ... tied season-high 3 strikeouts, August 30 vs. Minnesota. 2002 Began season at San Francisco ... did not allow a run in 4 appearances (4.0 ip), May 5-15 ... tied career-high 2.2 innings, May 11 at Montreal ... did not allow a run in 9 appearances (8.0 ip), May 31-June 25 ... tied season-high 3 strikeouts, June 27 vs. San Diego ... was 0-0, 0.00 (4.0 ip, 0 er) in 4 appearances, July 4-16 ... optioned July 16 ... did not allow a run in 4 of 5 appearances, going 0-1, 1.08 (8.1 ip, 1 er), July 19-29 ... was 0-0, 0.00 (6.0 ip, 0 er) with 3 saves, August 5-11 ... did not allow a run in 4 of 5 appearances, August 16-27 ... recalled September 1 ... did not allow a run in 9 appearances (7.0 ip), September 1-24 ... stranded 13 of 24 (54%) inherited runners ... firstbatters- faced were 11-41 (.268) ... signed with Texas as free agent, December 31. 2001 Posted 3-1 mark with 1 save and 4.56 ERA in career-high 66 appearances out of SF bullpen...also tossed career-best 71.0 innings...stranded 35 of 43 inherited runners for 81.4% mark, best on staff and 3rd-best amongst all NL relievers...retired 51 of 66 1st batters faced (77.3%)...held left-handed hitters to just .237 batting average (27-for-114) with 2 homers...earned 1st win of year April 11 at San Diego, tossing scoreless 8th inning (1h) before SF plated go-ahead run in top of 9th for 2-1 triumph...tagged with lone loss and blown save of year May 5 at Philadelphia, starting 7th with 2-0 lead before yielding 3 runs in 0.2 innings of work (2h,1bb) in eventual 4-2 defeat...posted 2nd career save May 7 vs. Expos, working 2.0 hitless frames (1bb,2so) to hold 6-2 SF triumph...entered with 2 on and no out in 8th inning and Giants clinging to 4-2 lead...retired 1st 3 batters faced to preserve lead then, after SF plated 2 in bottom of frame, worked scoreless 9th...was dominating in July, forging 0.79 ERA over 11 appearances...logged 9 scoreless outings and allowed just 1 earned run in 11.1 innings...also retired all 11 1st-batters faced...over longer stretch, after ERA peaked at 7.98 following May 5 game at Philadelphia, lowered ledger 4.37 points over next 33 appearances, to 3.61 mark on July 28...was unscored upon in 28 of those 33 outings, allowing just 8 earned runs in 37.2 innings (1.91 ERA), while holding opposing hitters to .200 batting average against (27-for-135)...had rough August, yielding 9 earned runs in 9.2 frames (8.38 ERA) over 11 outings...earned 3rd win of season Sept. 6 vs. Arizona, logging 1.2-scoreless frames (1h,3so) after entering in 4th inning of SF's eventual 9-5 triumph...pitched in Dominican Winter League following season. 2000 Had impressive rookie season, appearing in 58 games and posting 5-2 record with 1 save (in 3 attempts) and 4.67 ERA...was scoreless in 36 of 58 outings while stranding 25 of 42 inherited runners (59.5%)...posted 1.27 ERA (4er, 28.1ip) over last 22 outings (after July 15) to lower season ERA 2.35 points (from 7.02 to season-ending 4.67)...started big league career with great success, allowing just 1 earned run in 1st 5 outings (7.1ip, 1.23 ERA)...earned his 1st Major League win April 26 in Florida, working 2.0-scoreless innings in SF's 8-7 victory (2so)...suffered 1st loss May 27 vs. Chicago, allowing run in 11th inning (1.0ip,1h,2bb,1so)...notched 4th victory of season Sept. 6 vs. Phillies...tossed 2.0-scoreless frames (1h), while recording career-high 5 strikeouts (previous high was 4, 4 times)....notched 1st save of Major League career July 20 vs. San Diego...worked 1.2-scoreless innings in SF's 7-3 victory...made his ML debut April 5 in Florida, entering in relief of Kirk Rueter with bases loaded, 2-out and score tied at 4-4 in 4th inning...walked 1st batter faced (Preston Wilson) before working out of jam...logged 2.1 frames on evening, yielding run on 2 hits and walk while striking out pair (including 1st career, Mike Redmond)...was in line for win, as he departed with 7-5 lead...also collected 1st ML hit in contest vs. Marlins, singling in lone at-bat (off Vic Darensbourg)...made 1 appearance in NLDS vs. Mets, suffering 3-2, 13-inning defeat in Game 3...yielded game-winning HR to Benny Agbayani in 13th after working scoreless frame in 12th. 1999 Spent 1st full season at triple-A level, going 9-8 with 4.98 ERA (76er, 137.1ip) in 37 games (20 starts) for Fresno...9 wins tied for 2nd most in career, while establishing new mark with 151 strikeouts...in 20 starts, went 6-6 with 4.71 mark (57er, 109.0ip)...while starting, struck out 123 in 109.0 innings...yielded 3 earned runs or less in 13 of 20 starts...over 17 relief appearances, was 3-2 with 6.04 ERA (19er, 28.1ip)...opened season in bullpen, making 6 relief appearances (1-0 with 4.77 ERA) before 1st start April 28 at Tacoma....went 1-3 with 5.46 ERA (18er, 29.2ip) in 7 starts before returning to 'pen June 3...in 10 outings from June 3-28, went 2-1 with 8.10 ERA (15er, 16.2ip)...worked out of rotation in 13 of final 14 outings, going 5-4 with 4.70 ERA (40er, 76.2ip)...won 3 straight starts Aug. 15-27, logging 1.89 ERA (4er, 19.0ip)...pitched in Dominican Winter League for Aguilas... 1998 Worked majority of season at double-A Shreveport, posting team highs in saves (15) and appearances (54)...later saw his 1st action at triple-A level, being promoted to Fresno in mid-August and working in 10 games for Grizzlies (0-0, 5.06)...made 64 appearances overall (all in relief), registering career high...his season save total (15) also established career standard, as former starter had just 2 saves entering campaign...in 10 games with Fresno, worked 2.0 innings or more 6 times...after getting roughed up for 4 runs in 2.0 innings in his triple-A debut, yielded just 3.24 ERA (6er,16.2ip) in final 11 outings of season (including playoffs)...logged pair of appearances for Fresno in PCL playoffs, going 0-0 with 3.38 ERA (2.2ip,1er)... 1997 Spent 1st full season at double-A level, working entirely out of bullpen...led Shreveport in appearances (49), while finishing with 6-3 record, 1 save and 2.83 ERA...was particularly sharp with his control, walking just 19 while striking out 60 in 70.0ip... 1996 Returned to Giants organization after Spring Training release by Twins, signing as free agent April 4...was assigned to Single-A San Jose, where he spent entire season...logged 9-5 mark with 1 save and 3.96 ERA, splitting time between rotation (12 starts) and relief (24 outings)...marked 1st extended action out of bullpen, as entering campaign had made starts in 92 of his initial 93 professional appearances...save was 1st of career... 1995 Opened season at double-A New Britain, however, after just 3 starts (0-2, 6.60 ERA) was returned to single-A Ft. Myers...logged solid 3.25 ERA for Miracle, however, held to just 3-6 mark in 21 opening assignments...for season, was combined 3-8 despite posting 3.61 ERA... 1994 Logged full campaign at Florida State League-entry Ft. Myers, leading squad and establishing career bests in starts (28), complete games (3), innings pitched (168.1) and strikeouts (132)...his 9 wins also matched team high, while proving 2nd highest season total of career... 1993 Enjoyed solid campaign at single-A Clinton, however, proved transition year as he was dealt to Minnesota in post-trading deadline deal...was shipped to Twins Aug. 18 with IF Andres Duncan, as Giants acquired veteran LHP Jim Deshaies during pennant battle with Atlanta Braves...while with Clinton, posted team highs in wins (14), starts (25, tied), innings pitched (148.0) and strikeouts (144)...following trade, made 1 start for single-A Ft. Wayne (0-0, 9.00 ERA)... 1992 Began pro career with Scottsdale Giants in Arizona Rookie League, having been selected by San Francisco in 6th round of June draft...finished with 3-2 mark and 2.13 ERA in league-high 14 starts...