Armando Almanza

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Armando Almanza MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
14-13 4.82 214.2 232 1.51

Armando Almanza Bio

  • Full Name: Armando N. Almanza
  • Born: 10/26/1972 in El Paso, TX
  • Draft: 1993, St. Louis Cardinals, 21st rd. (592nd overall)
  • College: New Mexico Junior College
  • Debut: July 29, 1999
  • Last Game: 7/20/2005
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 14 13 4.82 254 0 2 214.2 232 1.51

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Season G Rank
2000 67 23rd in NL

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Season HLD Rank
2000 13 15th in NL
2001 12 19th in NL

Armando N. Almanza Bio Info

Married Bibiana ... has two children: Joseph and Emily ... attended New Mexico Junior College ... earned First-Team All-Western Junior College Conference honors and was named to the JUCO All-Star Team in 1992-93 ... is a 1991 graduate of Bel Air High School in El Paso, Texas. 2005 Appeared with three different organizations and five clubs ... combined to go 2-1 with a 4.79 ERA (19 ER/35.2 IP) and two saves in 33 games between Class AAA Fresno (San Francisco), Class AA Tennessee, Class AAA Tucson (Arizona) and Class AAA Memphis (St. Louis) ... also made six relief appearances with the Diamondbacks, posting a 2.25 ERA (1 ER/4.0 IP) ... began the season with Fresno after earning a non-roster invitation to the Giants spring camp ... pitched two games for the Grizzlies before being released on 4/14 ... signed with Arizona as a free agent on 4/21 and appeared in 21 games between Tennessee and Tucson before his contract was purchased by the Diamondbacks on 7/5 ... five of his six outings with Arizona were scoreless ... earned a hold in his first game on 7/7 vs. St. Louis ... suffered a blown save on 7/8 vs. Cincinnati (1 ER/0.0 IP) ... tossed 2.0 shutout IP of relief on 7/20 vs. Florida before being outrighted on 7/22 ... signed with St. Louis on 8/4 ... recorded a 6.30 ERA (7 ER/10.0 IP) in 10 games with Memphis. 2004 Appeared with three different organizations and five clubs ... combined to go 2-1 with a 4.79 ERA (19 ER/35.2 IP) and two saves in 33 games between Class AAA Fresno (San Francisco), Class AA Tennessee, Class AAA Tucson (Arizona) and Class AAA Memphis (St. Louis) ... also made six relief appearances with the Diamondbacks, posting a 2.25 ERA (1 ER/4.0 IP) ... began the season with Fresno after earning a non-roster invitation to the Giants spring camp ... pitched two games for the Grizzlies before being released on 4/14 ... signed with Arizona as a free agent on 4/21 and appeared in 21 games between Tennessee and Tucson before his contract was purchased by the Diamondbacks on 7/5 ... five of his six outings with Arizona were scoreless ... earned a hold in his first game on 7/7 vs. St. Louis ... suffered a blown save on 7/8 vs. Cincinnati (1 ER/0.0 IP) ... tossed 2.0 shutout IP of relief on 7/20 vs. Florida before being outrighted on 7/22 ... signed with St. Louis on 8/4 ... recorded a 6.30 ERA (7 ER/10.0 IP) in 10 games with Memphis. 2003 Established a career high with 50.1 IP with lorida despite not seeing any action due to injury after 8/21 ... was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 8/21 with tendinitis of the left shoulder and underwent season-ending surgery on 8/28 to remove a bone spur in his left elbow ... the procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala. ... posted a 4.65 ERA in 43 games prior to the All-Star Break and a 12.10 ERA in eight games following the Midsummer Classic ... made 33 scoreless appearances and 10 that lasted more than 1.0 IP ... allowed just one of 20 inherited runners to score (5.0 percent) ... posted a 1.80 ERA (3 ER/15.0 IP) over his first 17 games ... his ERA rose to 5.53 on 5/30 after allowing 14 earned runs in his prior 13 appearances (12.2 IP). 2002 Was 3-2 with a 4.34 ERA (22 ER/45.2 IP), two saves and a career-best 57 strikeouts in 51 games with the Marlins ... began the season on the disabled list with tendinitis of his left triceps ... was activated by Florida on 5/21 after six rehab games (five starts) with Class A Jupiter ... earned first major-league save on 7/6 vs. the Mets. 2001 Spent his second full season with the Marlins ... allowed just seven of 34 (20.6 percent) inherited runners to score, tied for fourth-best among National League relievers ... was 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA in his first 40 outings through 8/5, but recorded a 12.38 ERA (11 ER/8.0 IP) over his final 12 games ... did not pitch after 9/8 ... underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow on 10/1 to remove bone chips and spurs. 2000 Made his first Opening Day roster with Florida and appeared in a career-high 67 games ... ranked second among all NL rookie relievers in appearances ... finished third on the Marlins in games pitched ... held opposing batters to a .163 average in 39 games prior to the break ... registered his first major-league win on 6/30 at Montreal. 1999 Was 0-1 with a 1.72 ERA in 14 games with Florida ... limited opponents to a .154 average ... was recalled from Class AA Portland on 7/29 and made his debut that night at Philadelphia (1 ER/1.1 IP) ... did not pitch after 8/30 due to a sore left shoulder. 1998 Combined to go 7-2 with a 3.16 ERA, 91 strikeouts and nine saves in 59 games between Class AA Arkansas and Class AAA Memphis (Cardinals) ... led the Texas League with 12.67 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (46 SO/32.2 IP) and finished second in the Pacific Coast League with an 11.36 (45 SO/35.2 IP) mark ... was traded by the Cardinals with infielder Pablo Ozuna and pitcher Braden Looper to Florida in exchange for infielder Edgar Renteria on 12/14. 1997 Spent the season at Class A Prince William, going 2-3 with a 1.67 ERA and 36 saves in 58 games ... was named to the Carolina League postseason All-Star Team ... led the CL in saves, tied for the league lead in appearances, ranked third in opponent's average (.172) and strikeouts per 9.0 IP (11.55). 1996 Was 8-6 with a 2.76 ERA in 52 games (one start) with Class A Peoria ... was named to the Midwest League All-Star Team ... finished fifth in the league in appearances. 1995 Went 3-9 with a 3.92 ERA in 20 starts with Class A Savannah, his only full season in the starting rotation. 1994 Missed the entire season following surgery to repair a damaged ligament in his left elbow. 1993 Made his professional debut, going 5-2 with a 3.30 ERA in 23 games (four starts) with Rookie AZL Cardinals and Advance Rookie Johnson City.