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Tony Armas MLB Career Stats

53-65 4.65 925.2 680 1.43

Tony Armas Bio

  • Full Name: Antonio Jose Armas
  • Born: 4/29/1978 in Puerto Piritu, Venezuela
  • Debut: August 16, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 7/7/2008
  • Relationship(s): son of Tony Armas, nephew of Marcos Armas
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MLB Career Stats 53 65 4.65 185 167 0 925.2 680 1.43


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Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
1999 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
1999 Harrisburg EAS

Tony Armas Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2001 4.03 18th in NL


Season W Rank
2002 12 21st in NL


Season SO Rank
2001 176 11th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2001 .247 14th in NL
2002 .243 13th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2001 34 4th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2001 196.2 23rd in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2001 1.93 14th in NL
2002 1.68 13th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2001 91 5th in NL
2002 78 12th in NL
2006 64 23rd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2002 22 24th in NL

Tony Armas Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 24, 2009 Gwinnett Braves released RHP Tony Armas.
May 9, 2009 RHP Tony Armas assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
May 8, 2009 Mississippi Braves signed free agent RHP Tony Armas.
October 31, 2008 RHP Tony Armas roster status changed by New York Mets.

Antonio Jose Armas Bio Info

Antonio Jose Armas Jr...Wife's name is Elizabeth...One daughter; Antonely (10/16/06)...His father, Tony Sr., played 14 years in the big leagues from 1976-1989 with the Pirates (1976), Athletics (1977-1983), Red Sox (1984-1986) and Angels (1987-1989) and led the majors in home runs (43), RBI?(123) and total bases (339) during the 1984 campaign. 2006 Reached the 30-start plateau for the second time in his career while pitching with Washington...Was on 15-day disabled list from 6/23 (retro to 6/20) to 7/17 with a right forearm strain...Went 5-3 with a 3.67 ERA in first 11 starts, but 4-9 with a 5.92 ERA in final 19 assignments...Won five straight decisions from 4/18 thru 5/25, one victory shy of his career-high winning streak...Pitched on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball on 4/23 vs. Atlanta and tossed 6.1 scoreless innings, but did not receive a decision as the Braves rallied to win, 3-1...Allowed just one run on two hits in 6.0-plus innings on 5/9 at Cincinnati to pick up first career victory over the Reds...Tossed 7.0 scoreless frames in 8-1 win at Atlanta on 5/14...Surrendered just two hits and one unearned run in 6.0ip in 8-4 victory at Milwaukee on 6/4...Was placed on D.L. on 6/23...Made a pair of rehab starts; with Double-A Harrisburg on 7/5 and with the GCL Nationals on 7/10...Combined to go 0-1 with a 6.14 ERA (7.1ip/5er) in his two rehab starts...Returned to action with Nationals on 7/17 at Florida (5.0ip/4er)...Lost five of his six decisons with Washington from 6/19 thru 8/8...Failed to complete 4.0 innings of work in four of his seven starts from 7/28 to 8/29...Picked up final win on 9/24 at New York (NL)...Allowed only one home run in the 1st inning (Hanley Ramirez at Florida on 7/17)....Went 3-for-50 (.060) at the plate with the Nationals. ...Pitched in the Venezuelan Winter League and went 0-0 with a 2.35 ERA (7.2ip/2er) in two starts with Leones del Caracas. 2005 Began season on 15-day D.L. with a right groin pull, suffered 3/27 against the Mets in Port St. Lucie...Went 1-2 with a 4.38 ERA in five rehab starts with Triple-A New Orleans in April and May...Made season debut with Washington on 5/10 at Arizona; was staked to a 2-0 lead after five innings, but took the loss after allowing a three-run homer to Troy Glaus with two outs in the 6th inning...Earned first win on 5/16 vs. Milwaukee, his first big-league victory since July 23, 2004 vs. Florida...Picked up win on 7/2 at Chicago (NL); his first on the road since April 10, 2003, also at Wrigley Field...Left his start on 7/18 vs. Colorado after just 2.0 innings due to dizziness and dehydration...Worked 7.0 innings of one-hit, two-run ball to earn 4-2 victory on 7/23 vs. Houston (did not allow a hit until Lance Berkman's two-run homer with one out in the 6th inning)...Did not pitch after 9/1 at Atlanta due to shoulder discomfort...Had successful surgery on 9/28 performed by Dr. Timothy Kremchek (posterior capsule release)...Had a 3.25 ERA while pitching at home and a 6.84 ERA while pitching on the road. 2004 Returned to the mound after having season-ending surgery to repair labrum in right shoulder on 5/23/03...Began season on the disabled list (placed there on 4/3)...Made five minor league rehab starts in May, going a combined 0-1 with a 4.19 ERA (19.1ip/9er) in three starts with Single-A Brevard County and two with Triple-A Edmonton...Made season debut with Montreal on 6/1 at Atlanta (5.2ip/3h/2r/2er/3bb/7so)...Picked up both victories at Olympic Stadium on 6/24 vs. Philadelphia and 7/23 vs. Florida...Pitched season-high 7.0 innings on 7/8 vs. Pittsburgh...Was scheduled to start on 8/3 at St. Louis, but was scratched minutes prior to first pitch when he could not get his right shoulder loose in bullpen - according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Armas was credited with having played in the game (on lineup card), but not a game started...Did not pitch after 9/12, as the Expos' medical staff concluded that he had reached an unspecified number of target innings. 2003 Began fifth big-league campaign as the Expos Opening Day starter...Struck out career-high 11 batters on 4/10 at Chicago and teamed with Javier Vazquez, who whiffed 14 Cubs on 4/9, to record the Expos' first set of back-to-back 10-K performances since Carlos Perez (10 K) and Pedro Martinez (12 K) turned the trick on August 13-14, 1997 at Los Angeles...Tossed 17.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 4/5-19...Allowed one or fewer runs in three of his five starts, but did not pitch after 4/20 due to season-ending right shoulder surgery...Made final start on 4/20 in Puerto Rico vs. Cincinnati and allowed five runs in 6.0 innings of work...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 4/24 (retro to 4/21) with a strained right rotator cuff...Was transferred to the 60-Day D.L. on 7/10...Had surgery performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles, CA, on 5/23...Spent majority of season rehabbing in Atlanta, GA. 2002 Posted career high in wins...Shared N.L. lead in wild pitches with Florida's A.J. Burnett...Pitched season-high 8.1 innings in second start on 4/8 at Florida...Won three straight starts from 4/19 thru 5/1...Earned the win in Frank Robinson's 700th career managerial victory on 5/12 vs. San Francisco...Lost four straight starts from 5/17 thru 6/1...Was struck on the right ulnar bone (forearm) by a Mike Sweeney line drive on 6/18 vs. Kansas City and pitched just 0.2 innings...Was on D.L. from 7/27 to 8/18...Lost career-high five straight decisions from 7/11 thru 8/30...Won final four decisions. 2001 Spent first full season in the majors with Montreal and established career highs in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts. ...Led Expos staff in starts and tied for fourth in the National League in that department...Also ranked 11th in the N.L. in strikeouts. ...Lost his first four starts before picking up his first win on 5/2 vs. Arizona...Won a career-high six straight decisions from 5/12 to 6/22...Posted a 2.56 ERA during the six-game winning streak...Became first Expos starter to win six consecutive decisions since Carlos Perez (May 7-June 3, 1998)...Pitched a career-best 20.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 5/12-27...Went 5-1 with a 2.53 ERA during the month of May...Tossed career-high 8.2 innings in 2-1 victory at San Diego on 8/19, holding the Padres to one run on two hits, while striking out a career-high 10 batters. 2000 Recorded a decision in 16 of his 17 starts during rookie campaign with Montreal (exception: 5/19 vs. Houston)...Posted a team-leading .218 batting average against...Held right-handed hitters to a .183 average...Ranked fourth among N.L. rookies in wins and tenth in starts...Battled right elbow tendinitis in the spring and did not appear in a Grapefruit League contest...Began season on the D.L. and the month of April in extended Spring Training...Became the first Expos pitcher since 8/25/92 to beat Atlanta's Tom Glavine when he did so on 6/27; Glavine had won 13 straight games against Montreal...Was on D.L. from 7/19 to 9/6 with a right rotator cuff strain...Pitched 19.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 9/12-22. 1999 Spent majority of season with Harrisburg (Expos' AA)...Was selected to the MLB Future Stars Game on 7/11 at Fenway Park and tossed a scoreless inning in the contest...Was also selected to participate in the Double-A All-Star Game in Mobile, AL, on 7/14 and picked up the win...Made major league debut as a starter on 8/16 at San Francisco and suffered 7-4 loss..Was selected as Montreal's Player Development Pitcher-of-the-Month twice (May and July)...Was named the Eastern League Pitcher-of-the-Week on two occasions...Tossed 23.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 7/7 to 8/5...Ranked by Baseball America as the fourth-best pitching prospect in the Eastern League following the season and was selected to the circuit's post-season All-Star team. 1998 Spent entire season with Jupiter (Expos' A)...Ranked third among Florida State League pitchers in ERA...Also tied for fourth among league leaders in wins and sixth in strikeouts...Was selected to the mid-season All-Star team...Led the Venezuelan Winter League in strikeouts while pitching for Oriente. 1997 Went 10-5 with a 2.81 ERA in 21 minor league starts...Began season with Greensboro (Yankees' A)...Participated in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game during stint with Greensboro...Was traded to Boston organization on 8/13...Was acquired by Montreal on 12/18 as the player to be named from the 11/18 deal in which the Red Sox received Pedro Martinez for Carl Pavano. 1996 Combined to post 59 strikeouts in 61.1 innings of work between Rookie-level GCL Yankees and Single-A Oneonta of the New York-Penn League...Made 11 appearances (10 starts) for the two clubs...Notched first save as a pro while with the GCL Yankees. 1995 Made professional debut with the GCL Yankees.