Derrick Turnbow

Derrick Turnbow

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Derrick Turnbow MLB Career Stats

257 17-16 4.30 257.2 265 1.45

Derrick Turnbow Bio

  • Full Name: Thomas Derrick Turnbow
  • Born: 1/25/1978 in Union City, TN
  • Draft: 1997, Philadelphia Phillies, 5th rd. (146th overall)
  • High School: Franklin, TN
  • Debut: 4/17/2000
  • Last Game: 4/30/2008
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MLB Career Stats 17 16 4.30 257 1 65 257.2 265 1.45


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Derrick Turnbow Stats

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Derrick Turnbow Advanced Stats

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Derrick Turnbow Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Milwaukee NL

Brewers Top Newcomer Award

Year Team League
2005 Milwaukee NL

Derrick Turnbow Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2005 39 5th in NL
2006 24 9th in NL


Season G Rank
2005 69 22nd in NL
2007 77 13th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2007 33 3rd in NL

Derrick Turnbow Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 17, 2010 Florida Marlins released RHP Derrick Turnbow.
January 29, 2010 Florida Marlins signed free agent RHP Derrick Turnbow to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Thomas Derrick Turnbow Bio Info

Thomas Derrick Turnbow...he and his wife, Becca, have one son, Beckett...graduated from Franklin High School (TN). 2009 Opened with triple-A Oklahoma City in the Texas Rangers organization after singing as a minor league free agent on January 12...Appeared in only eight games for the RedHawks, giong 0-1 with an 8.53 ERA before being released on May 1. 2008 In 2008, appeared in just eight games for Milwaukee, going 0-1 with a 15.63 ERA with one save...was designated for assignment on May 2 and outrighted to triple-A Nashville on May 9. Made six starts for Sounds, all 2.0 innings by design...went 2-1 with a 13.00 ERA (9.0 IP/13 ER) in 12 relief appearances and 0-1 with an 8.00 ERA (9.0 IP/8 ER) as a starter...placed on the Disabled List on July 17...July 28 MRI revealed slight undersurface tear of his right rotator cuff...missed remainder of the season undergoing rehab program. 2007 Went 4-5 with a 4.63 ERA and 1 save in a career-high 77 relief appearances...Held opponents to a .183 batting average as he struck out 84 batters in just 68.0 innings...Retired 53 of 77 first batters faced (68.8%)...Stranded 12 of 14 inherited runners (85.7%)...Did not allow a run in 62 of his 77 appearances...Earned his only save of the year on 4/23 at Chicago-NL 2006 On 4/2 signed a 3-year contract, replacing the 1-year deal he signed on 2/20...Went 4-9 with a 6.87 ERA and 24 saves in 64 relief appearances.....led the staff in saves and appearances...Was 24-for-32 in save opportunities, including 12 straight save conversions to begin the season...Retired 40 of 64 first batters faced (62.5%)...Stranded 13 of 14 inherited runners (92.9%)...Was selected to his first All-Star Game (1ip, 1h)...Saved each of the Brewers' first 4 games of the season..... became the first pitcher in Major League history to save his team's first 3 games and 4 games since saves became an official statistic in 1969...Did not allow an earned run in his first 9 appearances of the season (9ip)...Took his first loss of the season on 5/13 vs. New York-NL on Derrick Turnbow Bobblehead Night.....suffered his first blown save the next day against the Mets...From 6/5-6/29 went a season-high 11 consecutive appearances without allowing a run (11ip).....was 8-for-8 in save opportunities during that stretch...Following that scoreless streak posted a 13.06 ERA over his last 27 appearances (20.2ip, 30er), going 0-6 with 1 save and 4 blown saves...Recorded his last save on 7/29 vs. Cincinnati. 2005 Tied the Brewers single season saves record with 39 saves this season (Dan Kolb, 2004), the fifth best total in the National League ... Came to the Brewers as a waiver claim following the 2004 season ... Was named the Brewers Most Valuable Pitcher and tied with Carlos Lee for the Top Newcomer in 2005 as selected by the Milwaukee Chapter of the BBWAA ... his 7-1 record set a career-high for wins in a season ... his ERA of 1.74 was the second lowest among National League relievers ... finished second in the Rolaids Relief Man standings three points behind Washington's Chad Cordero (125) ... picked up his first career save on April 24 at San Francisco ... struck out two in 1.1 innings pitched . . .picked up three wins in three straight appearances from May 4-8 (two wins vs Chicago (N) and one versus New York (N) ... converted all seven save opportunities in the month of July and did not allow an earned run in 12.1 innings pitched in the month ... struck out ten batters in July ... was eightfor- nine in save opportunities in August ... went 1-0 with a stingy 0.75 ERA (1 er/12.0 ip) in 12 August appearances ... struck out six striaght batters over two outings, August 26 vs Atlanta and August 31 vs Pittsburgh ... earned the save August 26 vs Atlanta and picked up the win August 31 vs Pittsburgh ... finished the season on a seven-game winning streak, a career-high for Turnbow and the longest by a Brewers reliever since Curtis Leskanic posted a seven-game win streak, August 15-September 24, 2000 ... allowed just three earned runs in his last 38.2 innings pitched (0.70 ERA) dating back to June 25 and spanning his last 40 appearances ... struck out three batters four times in 2005, August 31 vs Pittsburgh, August 26 vs Atlanta, May 22 at Minnesota and April 16 vs St. Louis ... all seven of Turnbow's wins came at Miller Park. 2004 Started the season with Triple A Salt Lake used primarily as a reliever ... finished 50% (23 of 46) of the games he appeared in for Salt Lake ... picked up his first win of the season April 30 vs. Tacoma pitching three scoreless innings ... did not allow a run in three consecutive appearances June 2 - 7 ... recalled to Anaheim on June 15 ... appeared in four games for the Angels scattering two hits in 6.1 innings ... optioned to Triple A Salt Lake June 25 ... made his first start of the season June 30 at Edmonton allowing one hit in two innings of work ... finished eight games in his next eight appearances July 22 - August 8 picking up three saves ... struck out a season-high six batters August 26 at Edmonton ... his last appearance of the season was his third start and turned out a season-high five innings pitched allowing three hits and striking out four batters September 4 at Las Vegas ... posted a 0-0 record with a 1.64 ERA in three starts ... recorded a 2-6 record with six saves and a 5.65 ERA in 43 relief appearances. 2003 Began seventh professional season at double-A Arkansas...Was 1-0 with three saves and a 0.00 ERA (14 IP) in seven games with Travelers prior to recall by Angels, April 23...Walked five batters, struck out 19 and limited opponents to .087 average against (4/46)...Victory came April 7 vs. Wichita (2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 SO)...Appeared in two games with Angels, posting no record and 3.86 ERA (2.1 IP - 1 ER), prior to option to triple-A Salt Lake, April 28...Made first major league appearance April 23 vs. New York (1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO) since Sept. 30, 2000 vs. Seattle...At Salt Lake, was 1-2 with two saves and a 5.73 ERA (55 IP, 68 H, 36 R, 35 ER, 24 BB, 63 SO) in 35 games...Lone win came in final appearance, Aug. 30 at Tacoma (2 IP, 1 H, 3 SO)...Opponents batted .300 against him (68/227)...Longest outing on season was four innings pitched, Aug. 26 vs. Edmonton...Recalled from triple-A Salt Lake, Sept. 1...Overall with Angels, was 2-0 with a 0.59 ERA (15.1 IP - 1 ER) in 11 games...Allowed seven hits, walked three and struck out 15 batters...Opponents hit .140 against him...Retired eight of 11 first batters faced...After recall, was 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (13 IP, 4 H, 12 SO) in nine games...Posted first major league win, Sept. 16 vs. Oakland (1 IP, 1 H, 1 SO)...Second victory came in final appearance, Sept. 26 vs. Texas (2 IP, 3 SO)...Longest outing with Angels was two innings pitched (four times), while strikeout high was three (twice)...Named Angels' Player of the Month for Sept...Finished 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in nine games (13 IP, 4 H, 12 SO)...One of 30 professional players invited to play for the 2003 USA Team this past off-season...Was not selected to team USA's final 24-player roster. 2002 Began sixth professional season and third with Anaheim organization on minor league disabled list recovering from fractured right forearm sustained previous season...Placed on DL, April 4...Transferred to rehabilitation assignment at rookie Mesa, June 28...Made three starts for rookie club, posting 0-1 record and 4.50 ERA (8 IP - 4 ER)...Allowed five hits, walked three and struck out 12...Did not allow a hit in next start, July 4 (4 IP)...Initial start, June 28 (loss; 2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 5 SO, 3 WP), was first as professional since April 19, 2001...Reinstated from disabled list and optioned to double-A Arkansas, July 18...Posted no record and 5.25 ERA (12 IP - 7 ER) in 13 relief appearances with Travelers...Allowed 16 hits, walked nine and struck out 14...Longest outing was one inning (11 times)...Struck out side, Aug. 26 vs. Lancaster...Went 4-0 with two saves and a 2.22 ERA (24.1 IP - 6 ER) in 16 relief outings with Scottsdale of the Arizona Fall League. 2001 Began fifth professional season and second with Anaheim organization at double-A Arkansas, after spending 2000 campaighn with Angels...Posted no record and 2.57 ERA (14 IP - 4 ER) in starts with Travelers...Allowed 12 hits and five walks while striking out 11...Suffered non-displaced fracture of ulna bone in right forearm, April 19, and was initially placed in brace...Injury occurred while pitching for Arkansas against Tulsa Drillers...Went five innings and allowed one run on three hits and one walk with three strikeouts before injuring arm on 59th pitch of game...Left game with score tied, 1-1, and Travelers went on to post 9-6 victory...Placed on disabled list, April 20...Underwent surgery, May 9 at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, CA, at which time pins were inserted into right forearm...The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Chander...Underwent surgery to remove pins from forearm, Oct. 30, at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA...This procedure was also performed by Dr. Chandler...Is expected to make full recovery and be ready for spring training. 2000 Began fourth professional season and first with Anaheim after being selected in Rule V Major League Draft, Dec. 13, 1999...Spent entire season with Angels, posting no record and 4.74 ERA (38 IP - 20 ER) in 24 appearances (one start)...Allowed 36 hits and 36 walks while striking out 25...Made major league debut, April 17 at Toronto (1 IP, 1 H, 1 SO)...Surrendered single to first batter faced (Marty Cordova)...First strikeout was Alex Gonzalez (swinging)...Pitched career-best four innings (3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HB, 1 BK), Aug. 19 at New York...Struck out career-high four batters twice (Aug. 30 vs. Toronto, July 2 vs. Oakland)...Made first major league start, Sept. 23, 2000 at Texas...Did not get decision but left contest with 7-0 lead (3.2 IP, 2 H, 4 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP)...Allowed just four earned runs in 18.1 innings (1.96 ERA) from July 30 to Sept. 23 (10 games, one start) to lower ERA from 5.50 to 3.68 before final appearance of season when he gave up season-high five runs in 1.1 innings...Angels were 4-20 in games he pitched...Posted 1.000 fielding percentage, collecting one assist. 1999 Spent season with Philadelphia's Single-A affiliate at Piedmont of South Atlantic League, establishing career bests in several pitching categories ... Went 12-8 with four complete games, one shutout and 3.35 ERA (161 IP - 60 ER) in 26 starts ... Led club in wins, complete games (tied) and strikeouts (149) ... Tied for first in South Atlantic League in complete games and led all Phillies' minor league pitchers in complete games (tied) and strikeouts ... Named Phillies' Pitcher of Week on July 12 ... Went 2-0 with 0.75 ERA (12 IP - 1 ER) in two starts ... Posted strikeout highs of 10 on May 14 vs. Augusta and Aug. 4 at Ashville, each coming in seven innings pitched ... Best month came in July, going 3-1 with 1.99 ERA (31.2 IP - 7 ER) and 28 strikeouts in five starts, limiting opponents to .110 average against ... 18-of-26 games were quality starts (6 IP - 3 ER-or-less) ... Limited left-handers to .218 average against and all opponents to .221 mark ... Was 7-4 with one complete game and 3.01 ERA (71.2 IP - 24 ER) on road and 5-4 with three complete games and 3.63 ERA (89.1 IP - 36 ER) at home ... Posted two three-game winning streaks, April 11 - May 4 and June 14 - July 5. 1998 Went 2-6 with one complete game and 5.01 ERA (70 IP - 39 ER) in 13 starts at rookie-level Martinsville ... Ranked tied for third in league in starts ... Posted 1.50 ERA (12 IP - 2 ER) in two victories and 6.82 ERA (31.2 IP - 24 ER) in six defeats ... Had three-game unbeaten streak, June 28 - July 9, going 2-0 with 1.58 ERA (17 IP - 3 ER) ... Had strikeout highs of seven, July 15 vs Princeton and July 31 at Bluefield ... Best outing of season came June 28 vs. Kingsport (Win; 7 IP, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 SO). 1997 Made professional debut with Martinsville of Appalachan League ... Went 1-3 with 7.40 ERA (24.1 IP - 20 ER) in seven starts.