Eric DuBose

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Eric DuBose MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
9-15 5.21 188.1 115 1.45

Eric DuBose Bio

  • Full Name: Eric Ladell DuBose
  • Born: 5/15/1976 in Bradenton, FL
  • Draft: 1997, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (21st overall)
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Debut: 9/19/2002
  • Last Game: 4/7/2006
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 9 15 5.21 52 27 0 188.1 115 1.45

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Name is pronounced dew-BOES...Graduated from Patrician Academy in Butler, AL in 1994...Attended Mississippi State University...Was a Baseball America second team All-American and All-SEC as a sophomore after finishing third in the nation with 174 strikeouts...Was named Outstanding Player of the Mideast Regional in 1997 as the Bulldogs advanced to the College World Series...Was sixth in the nation with 145 strikeouts as a junior...Compiled a three-year record of 27-12 with 428 strikeouts in 365 innings pitched...Selected by Oakland as a compensation pick following the Orioles' first round selection (21st pick overall) in the 1997 First Year Player Draft...The selection was compensation for the Orioles' signing of A's free agent SS Mike Bordick the previous off season...Signed by A's scout Steve Bowden...Participated in Garth Brooks' Teammates for Kids Foundation by making a personal challenge contribution. 2006 A member of the Orioles' season-opening roster, DuBose made just two appearances in the big leagues before he was designated for assignment...he spent the rest of the season in the minor leagues...overall at Double-A and Triple-A, combined to go 10-5 with a 3.88 ERA (123.0 ip, 53 er) in 28 games/19 starts...made season debut in O's second game on April 5 vs. Tampa Bay, allowing one run in 1.0 inning...in next game April 7 vs. Boston, allowed four runs in 3.2 innings...gave up homers in both outings...was designated for assignment April 8, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Bowie on April 14...promoted to Triple-A Ottawa May 3, where he made eight starts and posted a 5.54 ERA, then was sent back to Bowie for remainder of season June 15...in return to the Eastern League, tossed three-hit shutout June 18 at Connecticut, then pitched 6.0 shutout innings in next game June 24 vs. Erie...at Bowie, was 6-1, 2.65 in 11 starts and 1-0, 5.68 in nine relief outings...had season-high 10 K's in 8.0 innings Aug. 12 at Binghamton...pitched in relief his last three appearances, allowing five runs in 0.1 inning his final game Aug. 30 vs. Harrisburg. 2005 Dubose spent a chunk of the season with Double-A Bowie but emerged as a key left-handed specialist in the final two months. DuBose amassed a 4.66 ERA as a reliever and earned a win on Sept. 30 with 3 1/3 scoreless innings at Tampa Bay. 2004 Suffered an injury-shortened season, making 14 starts before being placed on the disabled list on June 20 with bone chips in his left elbow and missing the remainder of the season. Lost his first two starts of the season, allowing 7 earned runs in 11.1 innings...Won his next 3 starts, pitching 7.0 innings and allowing 2 runs or less in each. Finished April with a 3-2 record and a 3.06 ERA and was 2nd in the American League by holding opponents to a .190 batting average in the opening month. Went 2-4 with a 8.93 ERA (42.1IP, 54H, 30BB, 42ER) over his final 11 starts of the season...Had only two "Quality Starts" over that time. Allowed one run in 7.0 innings on May 21 at Anaheim and 2 runs in 6.2 innings on June 9 vs. Arizona but did not receive a decision in either game. Walked a career-high 7 batters in 4.0 innings on May 4 vs. Chicago...Was tied for 2nd in the AL with 44 walks when he was placed on the disabled list. Opponents batted .263 off him...In his career, has held opponents to a .246 average. Surrendered a combined 15 runs in 6.0 innings over his final two starts of the year, on June 14 at Cleveland and June 19 at Colorado. Had surgery on July 1, performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL, to remove bone chips in his left elbow...Spent the remainder of the season rehabbing the injury. Was one of 2 former first-round picks in the Orioles starting rotation at the beginning of the season... Was Oakland's top pick (No. 21 overall) in the 1997 draft, while RHP Kurt Ainsworth was San Francisco's No. 1 pick (24th overall) in 1999. 2003 Began the season at Triple-A Ottawa ... In 19 minor league starts, DuBose went 9-5 with a 3.39 ERA ... Was recalled by the Orioles on July 22 and remained in Baltimore for the rest of the season ... In 17 games with the big club, DuBose was called upon to start 10 times ... Managed just a 3-6 record, but posted a solid 3.79 ERA ... Went 2-2 with a 3.24 ERA in five September starts. 2002 Made his major league debut on September 19 vs. Toronto, pitching a scoreless inning...Allowed a hit to the first batter he faced before recording a double play and a strikeout....Contract was purchased from AA Bowie on September 16, when Yorkis Perez went on the 60-day disabled list following appendectomy surgery...Appeared in 4 games, all in relief, over the final 2 weeks of the season...Pitched an inning in each of his first 2 outings and 2.0 innings in both of his last 2 games...Pitched a combined 3.0 scoreless innings in 2 games vs. Toronto...Allowed a run in appearances vs. Boston and New York...After missing the 2001 season following arm surgery, he signed with the Orioles and went to spring training as a non-roster invitee...Did not appear in an "A" game before being sent to minor league camp...Spent the minor league season at Bowie, going 5-3 with 3 saves and a 2.51 ERA in 41 relief appearances...Was 2nd on staff in saves, tied for 2nd in games and tied for 3rd in wins...At Bowie, held opponents to a .198 average...Right-handed batters hit only .176 (31-176) off him...Opponents batted .208 (22-106) with runners on base and .203 (12-59) with runners in scoring position...Did not allow a hit over a span of 10 innings, June 22-July 4...Went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 9 games (11.2 IP) in June...Had a 9.00 ERA after 7 games with the Baysox (12.0IP, 12ER)...Allowed only one unearned run over his next 15 appearances, from May 22 through July 16 (24.0 IP)...Allowed only 2 unearned runs on 9 hits in his last 15 games beginning July 22, spanning 22.2 IP...Overall, allowed runs in only 8 of 41 appearances at Bowie. 2001: Went to spring training with Detroit but was released on 3/31...Had surgery to repair left labrum and rotator cuff in April and spent the remainder of the season rehabbing...Surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL.

2000: Made one appearance for AA Midland before going on the disabled list on 4/14 with a left shoul- der strain...Was activated on 6/12 and made 5 appearances for Class A Visalia before returning to Midland...Pitched exclusively in relief...Went 5-1 and held opponents to a combined .220 batting aver- age (33-150)...After minor league season, was claimed on waivers by Cleveland on 9/8 and optioned to AAA Buffalo...Was designated for assignment on 9/20 and claimed 2 days later by Detroit and assigned to AAA Toledo.

1999: Spent season at AA Midland but missed one month with left shoulder tendinitis...Made 11 starts before the injury but just 3 after his return, along with 7 relief appearances...Went 4-2 with a 5.26 ERA (63.1IP, 37ER) in his 14 starts...Won consecutive starts on 4/15 at Wichita and 4/20 vs. El Paso, tossing a season-high 7.0 innings against El Paso...Followed that with four straight no decisions, including 5/23 against Tulsa when he struck out a season-high 10...Won consecutive starts again on 6/7 and 6/12, both against San Antonio, but then lasted just 2.0 innings at El Paso on 6/17...Was placed on the disabled list the next day and did not return until 7/23...Had his best start of the season on 8/5 against San Antonio, tossing 5.0 shutout innings (3 H, 5 BB, 4 SO), but had a no decision in a 6-5 Rockhounds win...Finished the season with 5 consecutive relief appearances (5.63 ERA, 8.0IP, 5ER)...Picked up his only save of the season in his final outing on 9/3 at San Antonio with 1.1 scoreless innings (1H, 3K)...Posted a 6.59 ERA (13.2IP, 10ER) in his 7 relief appearances...Allowed a .295 (89-302) opponents batting average overall, but that dropped to .226 (19-84) with runners in scoring position and .167 (6-36) with RISP and two outs...Held left-handers to a .227 (17-75) batting average compared to .317 (72-227) by right-handers.

1998: Split his second pro season between Class A Visalia and AA Huntsville...Combined to go 13-7 with a 3.01 ERA and a save in 31 games, 24 starts...Struck out 151 in 155.1 innings...Ranked 2nd in the A's farm system in ERA, 3rd in strikeouts and tied for 3rd in wins...Allowed a .245 opponents batting aver- age (142-579)...Began season at Visalia and went 6-1 with a 3.38 ERA...Struck out 85 in 72.0 innings...Struck out 10 in 6.0 innings in a 1-0 win at Bakersfield on 5/13...Won each of his final 6 deci- sions before he was promoted to Huntsville on 6/17...Tossed 6 shutout innings for the win in his AA debut on 6/18 vs. West Tennessee...Struck out 11 in his next start on 6/24 vs. Orlando...Threw a 4-hit, 3-0 shutout at Greenville on 8/5 (1BB, 8K) and was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week, 7/31- 8/6...Made one playoff start for Huntsville and took the loss (6.1IP, 8H, 3R/ER, 2BB, 4SO).

1997: Began his professional career at Rookie level Southern Oregon and made 3 appearances, one start, before he was moved up to Class A Visalia on 7/10...Did not allow a run in 10.0 innings with the Timber Jacks...Picked up his first professional win in his final outing before his promotion with 4.0 score- less innings on 7/9 at Portland...Struck out a season high 9 in that outing...Struggled initially at Visalia as he went 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA over his first 4 starts...Picked up his lone win on 8/6 vs. Lancaster, allow- ing 2 runs on one hit and 4 walks in 5.0 innings...Combined at both levels to go 2-3 with a 5.59 ERA in 13 games, 10 starts. 2001 Went to spring training with Detroit but was released on 3/31...Had surgery to repair left labrum and rotator cuff in April and spent the remainder of the season rehabbing...Surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL. 2000 Made one appearance for AA Midland before going on the disabled list on 4/14 with a left shoul- der strain...Was activated on 6/12 and made 5 appearances for Class A Visalia before returning to Midland...Pitched exclusively in relief...Went 5-1 and held opponents to a combined .220 batting aver- age (33-150)...After minor league season, was claimed on waivers by Cleveland on 9/8 and optioned to AAA Buffalo...Was designated for assignment on 9/20 and claimed 2 days later by Detroit and assigned to AAA Toledo. 1999 Spent season at AA Midland but missed one month with left shoulder tendinitis...Made 11 starts before the injury but just 3 after his return, along with 7 relief appearances...Went 4-2 with a 5.26 ERA (63.1IP, 37ER) in his 14 starts...Won consecutive starts on 4/15 at Wichita and 4/20 vs. El Paso, tossing a season-high 7.0 innings against El Paso...Followed that with four straight no decisions, including 5/23 against Tulsa when he struck out a season-high 10...Won consecutive starts again on 6/7 and 6/12, both against San Antonio, but then lasted just 2.0 innings at El Paso on 6/17...Was placed on the disabled list the next day and did not return until 7/23...Had his best start of the season on 8/5 against San Antonio, tossing 5.0 shutout innings (3 H, 5 BB, 4 SO), but had a no decision in a 6-5 Rockhounds win...Finished the season with 5 consecutive relief appearances (5.63 ERA, 8.0IP, 5ER)...Picked up his only save of the season in his final outing on 9/3 at San Antonio with 1.1 scoreless innings (1H, 3K)...Posted a 6.59 ERA (13.2IP, 10ER) in his 7 relief appearances...Allowed a .295 (89-302) opponents batting average overall, but that dropped to .226 (19-84) with runners in scoring position and .167 (6-36) with RISP and two outs...Held left-handers to a .227 (17-75) batting average compared to .317 (72-227) by right-handers. 1998 Split his second pro season between Class A Visalia and AA Huntsville...Combined to go 13-7 with a 3.01 ERA and a save in 31 games, 24 starts...Struck out 151 in 155.1 innings...Ranked 2nd in the A's farm system in ERA, 3rd in strikeouts and tied for 3rd in wins...Allowed a .245 opponents batting aver- age (142-579)...Began season at Visalia and went 6-1 with a 3.38 ERA...Struck out 85 in 72.0 innings...Struck out 10 in 6.0 innings in a 1-0 win at Bakersfield on 5/13...Won each of his final 6 deci- sions before he was promoted to Huntsville on 6/17...Tossed 6 shutout innings for the win in his AA debut on 6/18 vs. West Tennessee...Struck out 11 in his next start on 6/24 vs. Orlando...Threw a 4-hit, 3-0 shutout at Greenville on 8/5 (1BB, 8K) and was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week, 7/31- 8/6...Made one playoff start for Huntsville and took the loss (6.1IP, 8H, 3R/ER, 2BB, 4SO). 1997 Began his professional career at Rookie level Southern Oregon and made 3 appearances, one start, before he was moved up to Class A Visalia on 7/10...Did not allow a run in 10.0 innings with the Timber Jacks...Picked up his first professional win in his final outing before his promotion with 4.0 score- less innings on 7/9 at Portland...Struck out a season high 9 in that outing...Struggled initially at Visalia as he went 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA over his first 4 starts...Picked up his lone win on 8/6 vs. Lancaster, allow- ing 2 runs on one hit and 4 walks in 5.0 innings...Combined at both levels to go 2-3 with a 5.59 ERA in 13 games, 10 starts.