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Jon Garland MLB Career Stats

365 136-125 4.37 2151.1 1156 1.39

Jon Garland Bio

  • Full Name: Jon Steven Garland
  • Born: 9/27/1979 in Valencia, CA
  • Draft: 1997, Chicago Cubs, 1st rd. (10th overall)
  • High School: John F. Kennedy, Granada Hills, CA
  • Debut: 7/4/2000
  • Last Game: 6/5/2013
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MLB Career Stats 136 125 4.37 365 342 1 2151.1 1156 1.39


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Jon Garland Stats

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Jon Garland Advanced Stats

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Jon Garland Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2005 Chi White Sox AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Chi White Sox AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/01/2005 Chi White Sox AL

INT Most Valuable Pitcher

Year Team League
2000 Charlotte INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2000 Charlotte INT

Jon Garland Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2005 3.50 9th in AL
2006 4.51 24th in AL
2007 4.23 25th in AL
2009 4.01 25th in NL
2010 3.47 20th in NL


Season W Rank
2004 12 19th in AL
2005 18 2nd in AL
2006 18 3rd in AL
2008 14 11th in AL
2010 14 11th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2005 .643 11th in AL
2006 .720 4th in AL
2008 .636 13th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
2004 1.38 21st in AL
2005 1.17 4th in AL
2006 1.36 24th in AL
2007 1.32 23rd in AL
2010 1.32 25th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2002 .258 21st in AL
2003 .260 20th in AL
2004 .269 22nd in AL
2005 .255 14th in AL
2010 .240 15th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2002 33 7th in AL
2003 32 18th in AL
2004 33 8th in AL
2005 32 18th in AL
2006 32 16th in AL
2007 32 12th in AL
2008 32 14th in AL
2009 33 7th in NL
2010 33 6th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2004 1 20th in AL
2005 3 4th in AL
2006 1 17th in AL
2007 2 7th in AL
2008 1 16th in AL
2009 1 19th in NL
2011 1 20th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2002 1 9th in AL
2005 3 1st in AL
2006 1 5th in AL
2007 1 5th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2004 217.0 6th in AL
2005 221.0 8th in AL
2006 211.1 10th in AL
2007 208.1 12th in AL
2008 196.2 17th in AL
2009 204.0 16th in NL
2010 200.0 19th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2005 2.45 18th in AL
2006 2.73 14th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2002 83 3rd in AL
2003 74 6th in AL
2004 76 10th in AL
2007 57 25th in AL
2008 59 23rd in AL
2010 87 3rd in NL


Season H Rank
2004 223 12th in AL
2005 212 19th in AL
2006 247 1st in AL
2007 219 8th in AL
2008 237 2nd in AL
2009 225 4th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2002 23 21st in AL
2003 28 11th in AL
2004 34 4th in AL
2005 26 12th in AL
2006 26 15th in AL
2008 23 14th in AL
2009 23 15th in NL
2010 20 21st in NL

Jon Garland Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 10, 2013 Colorado Rockies released RHP Jon Garland.
June 8, 2013 Colorado Rockies designated RHP Jon Garland for assignment.
March 24, 2013 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Jon Garland.
March 23, 2013 Seattle Mariners released RHP Jon Garland.
February 12, 2013 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Jon Garland to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2011 RHP Jon Garland elected free agency.
September 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Jon Garland from the 15-day disabled list.
June 4, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Jon Garland on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 2, 2011. Right shoulder inflammation.
April 15, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Jon Garland from the 15-day disabled list.
April 10, 2011 sent RHP Jon Garland on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
March 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Jon Garland on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Left oblique strain.
November 26, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Jon Garland.
November 7, 2010 RHP Jon Garland elected free agency.
January 26, 2010 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Jon Garland.
November 5, 2009 RHP Jon Garland elected free agency.
October 26, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Jon Garland.
September 1, 2009 Jon Garland roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
August 31, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks traded RHP Jon Garland to Los Angeles Dodgers.

Jon Steven Garland Bio Info

Jon Steven Garland...resides in Granada Hills, CA...was a two-time All-State Player of the Year recipient and high school All-American at John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, CA, graduating in 1997...while with the White Sox, appeared in an episode of "The Bernie Mac Show," airing on April 7, 2006. 2012 Did not pitch recovering from surgery on his right shoulder. 2011 Started 9 games with the Dodgers, going 1-5, 4.33 ERA... placed on the disabled list June 2 with shoulder discomfort...had season-ending labrum and rotator cuff surgery July 11...released from ML contract on Oct. 4. 2010 Made his first career Opening Day start in 2010 and had a career-best 3.47 ERA with a careerhigh 136 strikeouts in 33 starts ... also held opponents to a career-low .240 batting average ... His 14 wins in 2010 give him double-digit wins in each of the last nine seasons since 2002 (121 overall) ... joins CC Sabathia (140), Derek Lowe (137), Mark Buehrle (128) and Javier Vazquez (110) as the only pitchers to accomplish that feat ... Had a six-game winning streak over seven starts from April 21-May 25, posting a 1.60 ERA (8 ER/45.0 IP) in that stretch ... streak was the third longest of his career and his longest since winning eight straight decisions from June 13-Aug. 4, 2006 (career best: 10-game win streak from Sept. 26, 2004-May 17, 2005) ... in six May starts, went 4-0 with a 1.85 ERA (8 ER/39.0 IP) and a .226 opponents' batting average (31-for-137) ... Tied a career high with 10 strikeouts on April 27 at Florida (other: Aug. 24, 2003 vs. Texas) ... Went 7-2 with a 2.49 ERA (22 ER/79.2 IP) and a .210 opponents' batting average (60-for-286) over his first 13 home starts ... finished the home slate 7-5 with a 3.00 ERA (36 ER/108.0 IP), the 13th-lowest home ERA among National Leaguers ... Had a 21.0-inning scoreless streak from Aug. 6-22, tied with Mat Latos (May 1-18) for the longest by a Padre in 2010 ... it was the second-longest streak of his career behind his 23.0 scoreless frames from April 20-May 1, 2005 ... Posted a 6-6 record with a 3.35 ERA (34 ER/91.1 IP) and a .221 opponents' batting average (73-for-330) in 15 starts after the All-Star break ... Held right-handed hitters to a .228 batting average (90-for-395), the 15th-lowest mark in the NL, while lefties batted at a .254 clip (86-for-339) ... Struck out the 1,000th batter of his career on May 30 against Washington (Josh Willingham) ... Walked a career-high 87 batters, tying with Randy Wolf for the third most in the NL. 2009 Split the season between Los Angeles and Arizona after being acquired by the Dodgers at the 8/31 waiver deadline from the Diamondbacks for cash considerations and a player to be named later. In 33 starts overall on the season with the Dodgers and D'Backs, went 11-13 with a 4.01 ERA...11 wins gave him at least 10 wins in each of the last eight seasons since 2002 (107 overall)...joins Derek Lowe (121), CC Sabathia (119), Mark Buehrle (115), Barry Zito (109), and Javier Vazquez (100) as the only pitchers to accomplish this feat...Tossed 1,642.2 innings since the start of the 2002 season, ninth most among active pitchers...his 259 starts rank sixth during that span...Picked up the win in his first outing as a Dodger on 9/3 vs. ARI...became just the fourth Major League pitcher since 1993 to be traded in mid-season and then face his former team in his first start (Jason Schmidt, Frank Castillo, Frank Rodriguez)...Posted a 3.49 ERA (41 ER/105.2 IP) on the road, ranking 15th in the NL...Had a 3.42 ERA after the All-Star break as opposed to a 4.53 mark before the Midsummer Classic. 2008 Posted 18 quality starts, third on Angels...pitched at least 6.0 innings on 23 occasions and at least 7.0 innings 11 times...Allowed 1 run in 8.0 innings in Angels debut on April 1 win at Minnesota, making him only the second pitcher in the last 70 seasons to throw at least 8.0 innings, allowing no more than 1 run without striking out a batter in his first game with a team (Doc Ellis pitched a 1-run complete game without a strikeout in his debut with the Yankees in 1976)...Made his 250th career appearance on April 17 vs. Kansas City, tossing 6.0 innings in the victory...Tossed 15.0 straight scoreless innings from May 4-15, tying an Angels' season-high...Notched a season-high 8 strikeouts on June 7 at Oakland, tossing 7.0 innings, allowing 2 runs off 5 hits with 1 walk to earn the victory...Recorded his 100th career win and ninth complete game on July 6 vs. Toronto, allowing 1 run off 1 hit with no walks and 3 strikeouts. 2007 Recorded 10 wins, 30 starts and 200.0 IP for the fourth consecutive year ... his 46 victories since the start of the 2005 season are tied for the sixth-most in the major leagues ... suffered his first losing campaign since 2003 (12-13) ... is the first right-handed pitcher in club history to register at least 10 wins and 30 starts for six straight seasons ... went 10-13 with a 4.23 ERA (98 ER/208.1 IP) and two complete games in 32 starts in his sixth full season with the White Sox ... the 10 victories were down from a career-best 18 in both 2005 and 2006 ... was 6-5 with a 3.15 ERA (43 ER/111.1 IP) in his first 15 starts and 4-8 with a 5.47 ERA (59 ER/97.0 IP) over his last 16 ... the White Sox went 12-20 in his starts ... posted a team-high 21 quality starts ... lasted at least 6.0 IP on 26 occasions and at least 7.0 IP 21 times ... lowered his hits total from 247 in 2006 to 219 ... surrendered 19 home runs, his lowest total since 2001 (16 in 117.0 IP) ... boasted a 3.78 ERA at home, nearly a run lower than on the road (4.76) ... gave up just 10 homers in the second half (84.2 IP), compared to nine prior to the All-Star Break (114.2 IP) ... went 3-7 with a 5.94 ERA during the day, compared to 7-6 with a 2.95 ERA at night ... six of his 13 losses came against the AL West ... allowed 10 or more runs on two occasions (7/6-1 vs. Minnesota and 8/19 at Seattle), the first AL pitcher to do so in a single season since Jamie Moyer and Mark Mulder in 2000 ... was one of five pitchers to throw at least 200.0 IP with just one wild pitch, including teammate Mark Buehrle ... opponents were thrown out in six of eight stolen base attempts ... joined Buehrle as the only two pitchers to total at least 20 ground-ball double plays in each of the last seven seasons ... struck out just 98 batters, a career-low as a starter ... averaged 4.2 strikeouts per 9.0 IP, fourth-lowest in the American League ... was one of three pitchers to log at least 200.0 IP with less than 100 strikeouts (also the Mets' Tom Glavine and Arizona's Livan Hernandez) ... opponents hit .341 (62-182) with runners in scoring position ... compiled a sub-4.00 ERA in each of the first four months (3.93 in April, 3.89 in May and 2.29 in June) ... went 0-3 with a 8.49 ERA (28 ER/29.2 IP) in August, the second-highest ERA in baseball behind Tampa Bay's Jason Hammel (9.72) ... rebounded to post an AL-best 1.38 ERA in September (6 ER/39.0 IP) ... made his 200th career start on 5/30 at Minnesota ... suffered the loss on 7/6-1 vs. Minnesota, yielding 12 runs (11 earned) on 11 hits over 3.1 IP ... matched a career high in runs allowed, while the 11 earned runs were the most yielded by a Sox pitcher since Arnie Munoz on 6/19/04 at Montreal ... also ended a string of 24 consecutive starts without an error ... threw a season-high 122 pitches on 7/17 at Cleveland ... lasted just 1.1 IP on 8/2 at New York (8 ER), matching his shortest career start (5/12/01 vs. Texas) ... lost three straight decisions from 8/14-24 and 9/9-20 ... tossed back-to-back complete games on 9/20 at Kansas City and 9/26 vs. the Royals, the second Sox pitcher to accomplish the feat in the season (also Javier Vazquez) ... needed just 78 pitches on 9/20, the fewest by a Sox pitcher in a complete game since Jerry Reuss on 6/27/88 at Kansas City (76 pitches) ... threw his sixth career shutout on 9/26, allowing just three hits ... was 2-6 over his final 11 starts. 2006 Matched his career high in victories, going 18-7 with a 4.51 ERA (106 ER/211.1 IP) in 33 games (32 starts) ... became the first White Sox pitcher to win at least 18 games in consecutive campaigns (also 18 in 2005) since Jack McDowell won 20 in 1992 and 22 in 1993 ... was a part of the first Sox starting rotation since 1983 to feature five 10-game winners (LaMarr Hoyt, Rich Dotson, Floyd Bannister, Jerry Koosman and Britt Burns) ... reached the 200.0 IP-mark for the third straight season and recorded 10 wins and 30 starts for his fifth consecutive year ... ranked among the American League leaders in wins (3rd), winning percentage (5th, .720), fewest walks per 9.0 IP (5th, 1.7) and IP (T10th) ... fell three strikeouts shy of tying his season best (115 in 2005) ... his 4.51 ERA was up 1.01 from his 2005 total (3.50) ... allowed a career-high 247 hits, tied with teammate Mark Buehrle most in the AL, but issued a careerlow 41 walks (1.75 per 9.0 IP) ... was 8-3 with a 5.37 ERA (65 ER/109.0 IP) in the first half and 10-4 with a 3.61 ERA (41 ER/102.1 IP) after the All-Star Break ... the 10 victories in the second half were tied for the most in baseball ... entered the season with a 4.55 lifetime ERA in the second half ... was 14-4 with a 3.49 ERA (52 ER/134.0 IP) over his last 20 starts ... won a season-high eight straight games from 5/13-8/9, going 8-0 with a 3.26 ERA (21 ER/58.0 IP) ... the streak was the fourth-longest in the AL in 2006 ... Sox went 21-11 in his starts ... made 17 quality starts ... lasted at least 6.0 IP on 24 occasions and at least 7.0 IP 15 times ... received 6.39 runs of support per 9.0 IP, the ninth-highest average in the AL ... helped turn 10 double plays, tied with Montreal's Livan Hernandez (2004) and Javier Vazquez (2001) and Detroit's Dan Petry (1983) for the second-most by a major-league pitcher in one season since 1980 behind only San Francisco's Kirk Reuter (11 in 2001) ... led the majors with 12 road wins ... was 6-3 at home but his 3.97 ERA was nearly a run lower than on the road ... went 8-0 during the day, the best winning percentage in baseball ... induced 23 double play ground balls, tied for seventh in the AL ... opponents were successful on just 6 of 13 stolen-base attempts ... posted a 2.82 ERA when starting on four days rest and a 6.88 ERA (66 ER/86.1 IP) otherwise ... opponents hit .294 (247-840), up from .255 in 2005 ... limited No. 4 hitters in the lineup to a .196 (19-97) average, third-lowest in the AL ... allowed a .344 (45-131) average in the first inning ... except for September when he was 2-3, did not lose more than once in any month ... was 4-0 with a 2.89 ERA in July and 5-1 with a 2.89 ERA in August ... five wins were a career monthly best ... was 3-0 with a 3.43 ERA (8 ER/21.0 IP) and one complete game at Detroit's Comerica Park ... lost his season debut on 4/7 at Kansas City (9 ER/5.1 IP) ... did not surrender a home run in eight consecutive games (seven starts) from 6/13-7/29 (52.0 IP) ... defeated Cincinnati on 6/18 at Great American Ballpark, allowing one run on four hits over 8.0 IP ... carried a two-hit shutout into the ninth inning before giving up back-to-back singles leading off the frame ... also hit a two-run home run in that start off Esteban Yan, becoming the first Sox pitcher to homer since Steve Kealey on 9/6/71 vs. Minnesota ... allowed one run or less in five of six starts from 8/14-9/5 (1.44 ERA) ... his relief appearance on 7/8 vs. Boston was his first since 9/7/04 at Texas ... recorded his fifth career shutout (third vs. Detroit) and sixth complete game on 8/24 at Detroit ... his 10-game road winning streak, dating to 2005, ended on 9/15 at Cleveland ... allowed 12 runs (eight earned) on 9/25 at Cleveland, becoming the first pitcher with a winning record to give up 12 runs in a start since the Yankees Red Ruffing (20-4) on 9/2/39 at Boston (also 12) ... came within two outs of his sixth career shutout in his final start on 9/30 at Minnesota before allowing a three-run homer to Michael Cuddyer in the ninth inning ... turned 27 on 9/27. 2005 Established career highs in wins (18), IP (221.0), ERA (3.50), strikeouts (115), complete games (three) and shutouts (three) ... recorded double-figure wins and 30 starts for his fourth consecutive season ... received one third-place vote in the AL Cy Young Award balloting ... was named to his first career AL All-Star Team after going 13-4 with a 3.38 ERA (45 ER/120.0 IP) in the first half ... threw 1.0 scoreless IP in the Midsummer Classic, walking two batters ... ranked among the AL leaders in shutouts (1st), wins (T2nd), quality starts (T2nd, 22), complete games (T4th), IP (8th), ERA (9th) and walks per 9.0 IP (10th, 1.91) ... went 10-6 with a 3.56 ERA at home and 8-4 with a 3.44 ERA on the road ... limited opponents to a .255 (212-830) average, including a .242 (93-384) mark vs. right-handers ... went 8-1 with a 1.94 ERA (21 ER/97.1 IP) in 12 starts vs. the AL Central ... went 10-10 with a 3.91 ERA (70 ER/161.0 IP) in his final 24 starts after starting the season 8-0 ... was the first White Sox pitcher since James Baldwin (2000) to open the season 7-0 and Wilson Alvarez (1994) to start 8-0 ... also became the first Sox pitcher to open the season by winning eight straight starts since John Whitehead (1935) and one of eight in the major leagues since 1969 to accomplish the feat (last, Montreal's Pedro Martinez in 1997) ... others since 1969 to accomplish the feat are Oakland's Dave Stewart (1988), San Diego's Andy Hawkins (1985), the Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela (1981) and Boston's Roger Moret (1973) ... also won 10 straight starts dating from 9/26/04-5/17/05, tied for the fifth-longest streak by a White Sox pitcher since 1970 and the longest since Richard Dotson also won 10 in a row from 8/19-10/2/83 ... was the fourth pitcher since 1998 to win 10 or more consecutive starts, joining Johan Santana (12, 7/27-9/24/04), Roger Clemens (11, 9/11/03-5/11/04) and Roy Halladay (11, 5/1-6/22/03), and the first Sox pitcher to accomplish the feat since LaMarr Hoyt won 11 in a row from 8/22/83-4/10/84 ... was named AL Pitcher of the Month for April, going 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA (6 ER/30.0 IP) ... compiled a career-high scoreless streak of 23.0 IP from 4/20-5/7, the longest by a Sox starter since Buehrle went 24.2 in 2001 ... his streak of 21 straight games (dating to last season) with a decision ended on 7/27 at Kansas City ... it was the longest streak by a Sox pitcher since Jack McDowell went 28 straight games with a decision from 10/4/92-8/22/93 ... was the first Sox pitcher since Jack McDowell (1993) to win 13 games before the All-Star Break ... Sox went 20-12 in his starts ... with his win on 7/22 vs. Boston, became only the third Sox starting pitcher to earn his 15th win in 19 starts or less ... became one of four Sox pitchers in club history to record 10 or more wins in his first 12 starts with his victory on 6/10 at San Diego, joining Billy Pierce (10-2 in 1957), Ted Lyons (10-2 in 1927 and 1935) and Ed Cicotte (12-0 in 1919) ... threw consecutive shutouts on 4/25 at Oakland and 5/1 vs. Detroit, the first Sox pitcher to accomplish that feat since McDowell on 9/13-18/91 ... it also marked the first time a pitcher tossed consecutive shutouts with less than five hits allowed since Roger Clemens in 1998 ... tossed his third four-hit shutout on 9/4 vs. Detroit ... received just 3.74 runs of support in the second half (6.60 in the first half) ... 19 of his 26 home runs allowed were hit by lefties, second-most in the AL. 2004 Established then-career highs with 113 strikeouts and 217.0 IP while posting his first winning season with the White Sox ... also matched his career high with 12 wins and 33 starts ... recorded 10 wins and 30 starts for the third consecutive season ... made 16 quality starts and averaged 6.6 IP per start ... lasted at least 7.0 IP on 19 occasions and at least 6.0 IP 30 times, second in the AL behind teammate Mark Buehrle (33) ... opponents batted .269 ... was 5-2 with a 3.79 ERA in his first 11 starts and 7-9 with a 5.37 ERA in his final 22 ... ranked among the AL leaders in earned runs allowed (2nd, 118), home runs allowed (4th, 34), IP (T6th, 217.0), pitches per start (9th, 102.85) and walks (T10th, 76) ... allowed three or more earned runs in an inning 13 times ... induced 21 double plays, one more than his 2003 output ... recorded a 6.82 ERA (24 ER/31.2 IP) in June, the sixth-highest mark in the major leagues ... earned first career victory vs. New York on 4/9 at Yankee Stadium, allowing one unearned run over 8.0 IP ... also issued a career-high seven walks ... allowed 10 earned runs in 4.0 IP on 6/9 vs. Philadelphia ... recorded his second career complete game on 6/20 at Montreal (4 ER/8.1 IP) ... held the Expos hitless until Jose Vidro's two-out double in the sixth inning but took the loss after giving up a game-ending, two-run homer to Orlando Cabrera in the ninth ... lasted a career-low 2.2 IP on 8/19 vs. Detroit (2.2 IP) ... allowed four home runs on 8/29 at Cleveland ... ended the season with consecutive wins on 9/26 vs. Kansas City (1 ER/8.1 IP) and 10/1 at Kansas City (2 ER/6.0 IP) to lower ERA from 5.11 ... relief outing on 9/7 at Texas was his first since 7/25/01 at Cleveland (span of 104 starts) ... his error on 6/15 at Florida was his first since 9/28/01 at Kansas City, a span of 78 games and 101 total chances ... went 1-4 at the plate, collecting his first career hit on 6/20 at Montreal (single off Zach Day). 2003 Matched his then career high with 12 victories ... his 2003 numbers of 12 wins, 32 starts, 4.51 ERA, 191.2 IP, 188 hits allowed, 74 walks and 108 strikeouts were nearly identical to his 2002 season of 12 wins, 33 starts, 4.58 ERA, 192.2 IP, 188 hits allowed, 83 walks and 112 strikeouts ... went 10-10 with a 3.97 ERA (69 ER/156.1 IP) over his final 25 starts ... fell 8.1 IP short of becoming the fourth White Sox pitcher to log at least 200.0 IP ... made 18 quality starts, up from 12 in 2002 ... 16 of his last 24 starts were quality ... went at least 6.0 IP in 20 of 32 starts ... allowed 8.8 hits per 9.0 IP (188 H/191.2 IP) ... ERA was between 3.60 and 4.30 each month from May-August ... never won more than two straight decisions ... left with the lead or tied in six of his seven no decisions ... finished sixth in the AL in run support, averaging 6.06 runs per 9.0 IP ... induced 0.94 double play grounders per 9.0 IP, ninth-best in the AL ... opponents grounded into 20 double plays, tied for 11th-most in the league ... also tied for 10th in the AL in losses (13) and ranked sixth in walks allowed (74) ... Sox were 15-17 in his starts ... went 8.0 scoreless IP on 5/28 at Toronto ... struck out a then career-high 10 on 8/24 vs. Texas and eight in his next start on 8/30 at Detroit ... went 8.0 IP in his final start on 9/26 at Kansas City, allowing just one run on three hits ... received his first career ejection on 4/26 vs. Minnesota after hitting a batter. 2002 Spent his first full season with the White Sox ... tied for seventh in the AL in starts ... was third on the White Sox with 112 strikeouts ... went 4-4 with a 3.16 ERA (26 ER/74.0 IP) and 53 strikeouts over his final 12 starts after going 8-8 with a 5.46 ERA (72 ER/118.2 IP) and 59 strikeouts in first 21 ... over his last 12 outings, held opponents to .219 average (59-269) and averaged 6.4 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... led AL by inducing 1.49 double plays per 9.0 IP and second in double plays induced (32) ... lowered opponents average from .277 in 2001 to .258 in 2002 ... held right-handers to a .219 average, ninth in the AL ... ranked second in the league in pitches per start (94.1) ... went at least 6.0 IP in 17 of last 24 starts ... ranked third in the AL in walks allowed (83), tied for eighth in losses (12) and tied for ninth in runs allowed (109) ... Sox were 14-19 in his starts ... made his first career Opening Day roster ... lowered his ERA in each of the first three months from 6.33 in April to 3.89 in May to 3.75 in June ... retired 10 or more consecutive batters on six occasions ... posted a four-game winning streak from 4/15-5/1 ... threw 15.0 consecutive scoreless IP from 5/22-28 ... went 8.0 IP on 5/22 at Boston, allowing no runs on three hits ... retired 24 of first 25 batters before allowing consecutive singles to lead off the ninth ... Keith Foulke came on to record the final three outs and preserve three-hit shutout ... retired first 10 Red Sox before allowing a one-out double to Johnny Damon in the fourth ... rebounded to retire the next 14 hitters ... was perfect through 4.0 IP on 6/8 vs. Montreal ... retired first 10 batters on 6/19 at Philadelphia ... earned seventh win on 6/29 vs. the Cubs, establishing a career-high ... set down the final 11 batters faced on 8/5 at Tampa Bay ... recorded first career complete-game shutout on 8/28Toronto, allowing six hits with a career-high nine strikeouts. 2001 Was 4-6 with a 4.03 ERA (37 ER/82.2 IP) in 16 starts and 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA (11 ER/34.1 IP) in 19 relief outings ... compiled a 3.12 ERA (30 ER/86.2 IP) over last 24 appearances (11 starts) ... was recalled from Class AAA Charlotte on 5/2 ... made three starts from 5/2-12, going 0-2 with a 10.00 ERA (10 ER/9.0 IP) before being sent to the pen ... compiled a 2.93 ERA (15 ER/46.0 IP) over next 21 outings, including starts on 5/28 vs. Toronto and 6/15 at St. Louis, to regain a spot in the rotation ... made 11 consecutive starts to end the season, going 2-3 despite a 3.34 ERA (23 ER/62.0 IP) ... allowed more than three earned runs just once in final 11 starts ... was 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA (7 ER/30.1 IP) in August ... 2.08 ERA ranked fourth in the AL ... his 3.18 road ERA would have ranked fifth in the AL but he was short of the required IP ... held batters to a .229 (27-118) average with runners in scoring position and first batters to a .176 (3-17) average ... combined to post a 1.63 ERA (5 ER/27.2 IP) vs. Cleveland, Minnesota, New York and Seattle ... threw 7.0 scoreless IP in two games (one start) against the Mariners, who set a major-league record with 116 victories ... earned only career save on 7/17 at Milwaukee with 3.0 IP ... made spot start in place of David Wells on 5/28 vs. Toronto, allowing one run on four hits over 6.2 IP. 2000 Appeared in 15 games (13 starts) with the Sox after contract was purchased from Class AAA Charlotte on 7/3...was 4-8 with a 6.85 ERA (50 ER/65.1 IP) as a starter and 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (4.0 IP) in age 21 (born 9/27/79), ended the 2000 season as the youngest pitcher in the major leagues, just ahead of St. Louis' Rick Ankiel (7/19/79)...made major-league debut on 7/4 at Kansas City at the age of 20 years and 280 days, allowing seven runs on eight hits over 3.0 IP in a losing effort...was the youngest pitcher in the major leagues and the ninth Sox pitcher since 1969 to make major-league debut before 21st birthday, joining Alex Fernandez (1990), Edwin Correa (1985), Rich Dotson (1979), Britt Burns (1978), Larry Monroe (1976), Rich Gossage (1972), Terry Forster (1971) and Bart Johnson (1969)...was the seventh-youngest pitcher in that group...was one of eight Sox rookie pitchers to earn a victory and one of seven to make major-league debut during the season...made first relief outing on 7/8 at Wrigley Field, striking out two (including Sammy Sosa) in 1.0 scoreless IP...earned first major-league win on 7/17 vs. Milwaukee, allowing two runs on three hits over 7.0 IP...won on 7/27 at Anaheim (2 ER/6.0 IP)...posted no decision on 8/13 at Tampa Bay despite allowing two runs over 7.0 IP...did not issue a walk and retired first nine batters...won next start on 8/18 vs. Tampa Bay (1 ER/5.2 IP) but was struck on the right elbow by a Fred McGriff line drive in the sixth inning, resulting in a bruise that caused him to miss next two scheduled starts...was disabled from 8/19-9/4...made one rehab start on 8/30 at Class AA Birmingham, going 6.0 scoreless IP with 10 strikeouts...lost three straight starts from 9/4-15, allowing 12 runs in 12.1 IP (8.76 ERA)...picked up last win on 9/20 at Detroit (3 ER/6.0 IP)...earned first career hold in final outing on 9/30 vs. Kansas City, allowing one hit with four strikeouts over 3.0 scoreless IP...did not pitch for the Sox in the ALDS vs. Seattle. Named by Baseball America as the Best Pitching Prospect in the International League, the best 20-year-old in baseball and a Second-Team postseason All-Star ... named IL Pitcher of the Year after going 9-2 with a 2.26 ERA (26 ER/103.2 IP) in 16 starts ... ERA would have led the IL but he fell 10.1 IP short of the required 114.0 IP ... at time of promotion, led the IL in wins (nine) and ranked second in ERA (2.26) and IP (103.2) ... yielded only three home runs, an average of 0.26 per 9.0 IP ... named the IL starting pitcher for the Triple-A All-Star Game ... also was named to the U.S. team for the Future's Game as part of All-Star Weekend in Atlanta ... missed both games after being promoted to the White Sox ... was named to IL postseason All-Star Team ... led the Sox organization in ERA (2.13) and winning percentage (.818), tied for fourth in complete games (two) and tied for fifth in shutouts (one) ... named Topps Player of the Month for May after going 5-0 with a 2.58 ERA. 1999 Spent first full season in the Sox organization ... combined to go 8-8 with a 3.59 ERA (63 ER/158.0 IP) in 26 starts between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham ... his 3.59 ERA ranked sixth in the organization ... also ranked among the organization leaders in shutouts (T1st, 1), games started (T4th, 26), complete games (T5th, 2), IP (6th, 158.0) and strikeouts (10th, 111) ... began the season with Winston-Salem, where he tied for second in the Carolina League in shutouts (one), tied for third in complete games (two) and ranked fourth in ERA (3.33) ... cited by Baseball America as having the Best Breaking Pitch in the organization ... tabbed the No. 6 Prospect in the CL in a postseason poll by same publication ... named to Howe Sportsdata All-Teen Team ... compiled a 2.28 ERA (11 ER/43.1 IP) over final six starts with the Warthogs ... was promoted to Birmingham on 7/31, where at age 19 he was the youngest player in the Southern League ... allowed one earned run over 12.0 IP (0.75 ERA) in first two starts following promotion ... was promoted to Charlotte on 9/5 and made three playoff starts for IL champions, going 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA (6 ER/17.0 IP) ... set a Triple-A World Series record with eight strikeouts in Game 3 vs. Vancouver, allowing two unearned runs on five hits over 7.2 IP. 1998 Named by Baseball America in a postseason survey as the No. 8 Prospect in the Sox organization ... split time between Class A Rockford in the Cubs system and Class A Hickory ... went a combined 5-11 with a 5.10 ERA (76 ER/134.0 IP) ... won first start for Hickory on 8/3 at Columbia, allowing one run on two hits with 11 strikeouts over 6.0 IP ... acquisition was recommended by White Sox scout Nathan Durst. 1997 Started seven games for Rookie Mesa after being drafted by the Cubs in the first round of the June draft ... was named the No. 3 Prospect in Arizona League by Baseball America ... averaged 8.8 strikeouts (39 SO/40.0 IP) and 8.3 hits allowed (37 H) per 9.0 IP ... was signed by Steve Fuller (Cubs).