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Chad Durbin MLB Career Stats

43-47 5.03 836.1 577 1.51

Chad Durbin Bio

  • Full Name: Chad Griffin Durbin
  • Born: 12/3/1977 in Spring Valley, IL
  • Draft: 1996, Kansas City Royals, 3rd rd. (79th overall)
  • High School: Woodlawn, Shreveport, LA
  • Debut: September 26, 1999
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MLB Career Stats 43 47 5.03 456 75 5 836.1 577 1.51


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Chad Durbin Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Toledo INT

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/07/2005 New Orleans PCL

Chad Durbin Leaderboards

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2001 2 13th in AL
2004 1 20th in AL


Season G Rank
2012 76 10th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2008 17 17th in NL
2010 15 25th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2001 4.78 6th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2001 1.64 7th in AL


Season H Rank
2001 201 21st in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2001 26 8th in AL
2007 21 21st in AL

Chad Durbin Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 31, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies released RHP Chad Durbin.
January 29, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Chad Durbin.
November 3, 2012 RHP Chad Durbin elected free agency.
April 3, 2012 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Chad Durbin.
April 2, 2012 Washington Nationals released RHP Chad Durbin.
January 31, 2012 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Chad Durbin to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2011 RHP Chad Durbin elected free agency.
March 1, 2011 Cleveland Indians signed free agent RHP Chad Durbin.
November 7, 2010 RHP Chad Durbin elected free agency.
July 15, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Chad Durbin from the 15-day disabled list.
July 10, 2010 sent RHP Chad Durbin on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
June 24, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Chad Durbin on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
August 10, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Chad Durbin from the 15-day disabled list.
August 9, 2009 Clearwater Threshers sent RHP Chad Durbin on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 5, 2009 Chad Durbin assigned to Clearwater Threshers.
July 23, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Chad Durbin on the 15-day disabled list. Right latissimus strain.

Chad Griffin Durbin Bio Info

Chad Griffin Durbin...graduated in 1996 from Woodlawn (LA) High...played baseball and basketball as a prep...playing shortstop, was named Louisiana 4-A High School MVP...enjoys a big fan of LSU football. 2012 Signed by WSH on 2/1 and released on 4/3...Signed by ATL on 4/4...Pitched at least 60.0 innings for the 6th straight season...Allowed 6 ER in 3.0 IP through his first 3 appearances before posting a 2.33 ERA (15 ER, 58.0 IP) for the remainder of the season...In 28 games vs NL East teams, compiled a 0.83 ERA (2 ER, 21.2 IP)...Held right-handed hitters to a .206 AVG (29-141)...Pitched to 1 batter in the 1st NL Wild Card game, 10/5 vs STL (batter was safe on FC/E6). 2011 Returned to the Tribe as a late-signing free agent and spent the entire season the 'pen...led CLE relievers with 68.1 innings (tied for 8th in AL)... improved as season progressed...posted a 4.01 ERA from July 7 through season's end. 2010 Set a career high in SO/9.0 IP (8.3) ...Made the 2nd-most appearances (64) out of the bullpen and 2nd-most of his career (71 in 2008) ...Posted a 1.54 ERA (10 ER, 58.1 IP) in 56 of his 64 appearances; allowed 19 ER in 10.1 IP in the other 8 games ...Held RHH to a .195 AVG (30-154) and held opponents to a .139 AVG (5-36) with RISP and 2 outs ...Pitched more than 1.0 inning in 17 of his 64 appearances and was 1-0, 2.97 ERA (10 ER, 30.1 IP) in those games ...Went 1-0, 3.11 ERA (13 ER, 37.2 IP) in 34 home games and 3-1, 4.65 ERA (16 ER, 31.0 IP) in 30 road games ...In 31 of his 34 home games, had a 1.59 ERA (6 ER, 34.0 IP); allowed 7 ER in 3.2 IP in the other 3 appearances ...Was on the 15-day DL, 6/24-7/12 (right hamstring strain); made 2 rehab appearances with Clearwater (A) 2009 Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 11 of his 59 appearances and had a 2.73 ERA (8 ER, 26.1 IP) in those games...Had a 3.02 ERA (22 ER, 65.2 IP) and .200 opponents avg in 55 of his 59 appearances and allowed 12 ER in 4.0 IP in the other 4 games (27.00 ERA)...Held opponents to a .220 avg (55-250), including 0-for-6 with the bases loaded...Had his lowest divisional ERA (3.77) vs the NL East...Was on the 15-day DL, 7/23-8/10 (right latissimus dorsi strain)...Posted a 3.12 ERA (6 ER, 17.1 IP) in his final 13 road games...Earned the win with a scoreless inning of relief in the Philliesf regular season finale, 10/4 vs FLA...Ended the season with 7.0-inning scoreless streak (6 G) and had a 1.72 ERA (3 ER, 15.2 IP) in his final 11 games...Retired the first 13 batters he faced in the postseason; did not allow a baserunner in the NLDS or NLCS (4.0 IP) 2008 Made a career-high 71 appearances and led all NL relievers in innings (87.2)...Had a 1.95 ERA (16 ER, 73.2 IP) and .237 opp. avg through his first 56 appearances and an 7.71 ERA (12 ER, 14.0 IP) and .333 opp. avg in his final 15 games...Had 2 scoreless streaks of 12.0 or more innings, 12.0 IP, 4/8-25 and 12.1 IP, 5/22-6/18...Allowed runs in only 20 of his 71 appearances; in 8 of his first 45 games and in 12 of his final 26...Held right-handed hitters to a .214 (40-187) average ...Posted a 2.20 ERA in 35 appearances against NL East teams...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 16 of his 71 appearances, including a season-high 4.0 IP, 5/18 vs TOR...Had a career-high 6 SO in relief, 7/4 vs NYM (2.1 IP)...Singled for his 1st ML hit, 4/25 at PIT (Zach Duke)...Earned his lone save of the season, 8/9 vs PIT. 2007 Spent his first full season at the major league level with the Tigers, splitting the season between the starting rotation and bullpen -- established a career high with 36 appearances...In 19 starts, he compiled a 6-7 record and 4.88 ERA (99.2IP/54ER)...posted a 2-0 record and 4.18 ERA (28.0IP/13ER) in 17 relief outings...Made his first start of the season on April 9 at Baltimore -- marked his first start at the major league level since August 26, 2004 versus the Chicago White Sox...Fanned a career-high nine batters in a win at U.S. Cellular Field against the White Sox on April 25 -- first win as a starter at the major league level since August 10, 2004 versus Toronto...Compiled a career-high five-game winning streak April 25-June 2 -- posted a 3.06 ERA (47.0IP/16ER) over the eight-start stretch...Issued a career-high six walks on May 1 versus Baltimore...Tabbed the Tigers Pitcher of the Month for May after compiling a 3-0 record and 2.94 ERA (33.2IP/11ER) in six starts...Assigned to the bullpen following his start on June 19 at Washington -- earned his first major league save in his first relief outing on June 24 at Atlanta, tossing three scoreless innings...Appeared in 12 games as a reliever before returning to the Tigers rotation for three starts August 8-18 -- took the loss in all three starts and he was sent back to Detroit's bullpen...Started two more games during September for Detroit, before returning to the bullpen and appearing one time in relief...Held righthanded batters to a .255 batting average (63x247)...lefties hit .281 (70x249) with Durbin on the mound. 2006 Pitched the majority of the season at Triple A Toledo, before joining the Tigers on September 17...Led the International League with 149 strikeouts, while he tied for the lead with two shutouts...second in the league with 185.0 innings pitched, tied for second with two complete games, fifth with a 3.11 ERA and tied for fifth with 11 wins...Third among all minor league pitchers with 185.0 innings pitched...Tossed a four-hit shutout on May 26 versus Buffalo in the second game of a doubleheader...Fanned a season-high 10 batters in a six-hit shutout on June 12 versus Ottawa...Started two games during the International League playoffs, posting a 1-1 record and 4.73 ERA (13.1IP/7ER)...Had his contract purchased by the Tigers on September 17. 2005 Spent the entire season at Triple A New Orleans in the Washington Nationals organization after signing as a minor league free agent on January 10...Fifth in the Pacific Coast League with 24 home runs allowed...In 17 outings (11 games started) in April, May and June, he combined for a 0-4 record and 7.26 ERA (62.0IP/50ER)...posted a 4-1 record and 4.05 ERA (53.1IP/24ER) in nine starts during July and August...Sidelined May 16-29 with a right forearm strain...Held righthanded opposition to a .257 batting average (63x245), while lefties batted .289 (58x201) with him on the mound. 2004 Made the Cleveland Indians Opening Day roster in 2004, splitting time between the starting rotation and bullpen for the club, before having his contract claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 31...Finished 2-4 with a 6.25 ERA (36.0IP/25ER) in eight starts for the Indians and 3-2 with a 7.63 ERA (15.1IP/13ER) in nine relief outings...Designated for assignment by Cleveland on May 29, his contract was outrighted to Triple A Buffalo on June 3...Had his contract purchased by the Indians from Buffalo on July 22 -- tossed a complete game to earn the win versus Kansas City on July 24...Tossed 15.0 consecutive scoreless innings over a fourstart stretch August 5-21...Established a career high with seven strikeouts in a win over Toronto on August 10...Made seven relief appearances with Arizona after joining the club following being claimed off waivers. 2003 Joined Cleveland after having his contract purchased from Buffalo on September 1, 2003...Saw action in three games for the Indians in September, making one start. 2002 Limited to just 2 major league starts in April due to right elbow troubles...Made starts on 4/6 vs. Chicago- AL (4.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R) and 4/11 at Boston (4.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R/ER) before being optioned to Omaha on 4/13...Was limited to just 7 more appearances (5 GS) the remainder of the season due to a ligament strain in his right elbow...Underwent reconstructive surgery (Tommy John) on 9/5 before being non-tendered a contract for 2003 on 12/21. 2001 Durbin earned 9 of his 11 big league wins in 2001..Was recalled from Omaha (AAA) on 5/1 after going 2- 2 with a 3.33 ERA in 5 starts for the Golden Spikes...Made his season debut later that day vs. Cleveland and suffered a 13-2 loss (4.0 IP, 5 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO)...Bounced back to throw 7.1 IP and allow just 3 earned runs, but was charged with a 4-2 loss vs. Minnesota on 5/6...Was named the Royals Pitcher of the Month for May, going 3-3 with a 5.20 ERA (36.1 IP, 42 H, 23 R, 21 ER, 13 BB, 20 SO)...Won 3 straight starts from 5/12-23...Compiled a 2.45 ERA in that stretch (22.0 IP, 21 H, 6 ER, 8 BB, 12 K)...Allowed just 1 earned run vs. Oakland on 5/23, scattering 4 hits in 7.0 innings for a 4-1 KC victory...Won his 2nd straight Pitcher of the Month award in June after leading the team with 3 victories...Went 3-3 with a 3.66 ERA (39.1 IP, 40 H, 18 R, 16 ER)...Threw 8.1 IP for a 7-4 victory vs. St. Louis on 6/12 (8.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K)...Was a then-season-high for innings pitched by a Royals starter...Faced just 5 batters over the minimum through the 1st 8 innings...Led the team in quality starts with 16...Turned in back-to-back scoreless outings at Pittsburgh on 7/13 and vs. Seattle on 7/18, but had to settle for a pair of no decisions after KC was shutout in both games, 1-0, and 2-0 (10 innings), respectively...His 17.0 straight scoreless outings was the longest by a Royals pitcher in 2001...Dropped 7 straight decisions from 8/8 to 9/23, 1 shy of the club's single-season record...Collected an 8-4 win over Cleveland in his last start of the season on 10/4...Ranked 3rd among American League pitchers with at least 25 starts for lowest run support...His 16 losses were 2nd in the AL. 2000 Split the season between Triple-A and the big leagues...Finished with a 2-5 mark and an 8.21 ERA in 16 games, all starts, with the Royals...Made the 1st start of his career at Toronto on 4/6...At 22 years, 4 months and 3 days, became the 13th-youngest hurler to make a start for the Royals...Earned his 1st Major League win by holding the Blue Jays to 1 run on just 1 hit, a solo home run by Darrin Fletcher, over 6.0 innings of work in a 9- 3 victory...Faced just 2 batters over the minimum in the 6 frames...Became the 4th-youngest pitcher in club history to win his 1st big league start, behind only Bret Saberhagen, Melido Perez and Bill Butler...Roughed up for 9 runs in a 1.1 IP stint at Cleveland on 5/11...Optioned to Omaha (AAA) on 5/17...Recalled from Omaha on 6/23 after going 3-1 with a 2.77 ERA in 6 starts for the Golden Spikes...Allowed 1 earned run and 5 hits in 8.2 frames with a career high 6 strikeouts in a 6-1 victory vs. Cleveland on 6/29...Threw season-high 132 pitches...Optioned to Omaha on 8/7...KC was 8-8 in his 16 starts. 1999 Went 8-10 with a 4.64 ERA in 28 contests for Wichita (AA), helping the Wranglers to the Texas League title...Recorded team highs in innings pitched (157.0) and strikeouts (122)...Tied for 3rd in the Texas League with 27 starts...Contract was purchased by Kansas City on 9/24...Made his 1st big league appearance at Detroit on 9/ 26 (2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K)...Pitched for Phoenix in the Arizona Fall League after the season...Was 1-1 with a 0.75 ERA in 10 games, allowing 2 earned runs on 19 hits in 24.0 innings w/26K. 1998 Pitched for Wilmington (A) in 1998...Was 4th in strikeouts (162) and 9th in ERA (2.93) in the Carolina League...Was also 4th in SO/9.0 IP among CL starters (9.9)...Fanned 16 batters in an 8-inning stint vs. Prince William on 7/8 in a 6-1, 2-hit win...Named the 10th-best prospect in the Royals Minor League system by Baseball America following the 1998 season. 1997 Advanced to Lansing (A) in the Midwest League for the 1997 season...Was 5-8 with a 4.79 ERA in 26 starts for the Lugnuts. 1996 Made his pro debut with the Gulf Coast Royals