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Adam Eaton MLB Career Stats

209 71-68 4.94 1178.2 855 1.44

Adam Eaton Bio

  • Full Name: Adam Thomas Eaton
  • Born: 11/23/1977 in Seattle, WA
  • Draft: 1996, Philadelphia Phillies, 1st rd. (11th overall)
  • High School: Snohomish, WA
  • Debut: 5/30/2000
  • Last Game: 8/24/2009
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MLB Career Stats 71 68 4.94 209 201 0 1178.2 855 1.44


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Adam Eaton Leaderboards


Season SO Rank
2003 146 23rd in NL
2004 153 16th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2004 1.28 18th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2003 .246 17th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2004 33 13th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2001 2 14th in NL
2003 1 24th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2004 199.1 24th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 7.18 13th in NL
2004 6.91 15th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2003 2.15 24th in NL
2004 2.94 10th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 68 22nd in NL
2007 71 17th in NL


Season H Rank
2004 204 15th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2004 28 10th in NL
2007 30 4th in NL

Adam Eaton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 9, 2009 RHP Adam Eaton elected free agency.
September 13, 2009 Colorado Rockies sent Adam Eaton outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
September 8, 2009 Colorado Springs Sky Sox designated Adam Eaton for assignment.
September 8, 2009 Colorado Rockies designated RHP Adam Eaton for assignment.
August 25, 2009 Colorado Rockies optioned RHP Adam Eaton to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 12, 2009 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Adam Eaton from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 28, 2009 Adam Eaton roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 24, 2009 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed RHP Adam Eaton on the temporarily inactive list.
June 9, 2009 RHP Adam Eaton assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 22, 2009 Baltimore Orioles released RHP Adam Eaton.
April 12, 2009 Baltimore Orioles purchased RHP Adam Eaton from Norfolk Tides.
March 1, 2009 Norfolk Tides signed free agent Adam Eaton.

Adam Thomas Eaton Bio Info

Adam Thomas Eaton...Single; has one daughter, Camille...1996 graduate of Snohomish High School (WA)...Went 8-0, 0.67 ERA as a senior, earning second team High School All-America honors from Baseball America...Played Connie Mack and American Legion baseball...Hobbies: Fishing, golf and outdoor activities. 2008 Began the season in the Phillies starting rotation...Did not factor into the decision in each of his first six starts, the longest stretch of his career to begin a season; posted a 4.72 ERA (18 ER, 34.1 IP) in that span; Phils were 4-2 in those games...Had 5 consecutive quality starts, 5/23-6/14 (2-2, 3.06 ERA)...Went 1-4, 9.64 ERA (25 ER, 23.1 IP) over a 5-start span, 6/20-7/12, and was moved to the bullpen on 7/18...Earned his 1st career win as a reliever in his 1st relief appearance since 2005, 7/26 vs ATL (1.0 IP, 2 H)...Was optioned to the minor leagues on 7/28...Went 0-5, 7.02 ERA (26 ER, 33.1 IP) in 7 starts between Lehigh Valley (AAA), Reading (AA) and Lakewood (A)...Was recalled by the Phillies on 9/1 and finished the season in the bullpen. 2007 Led all Phillies pitchers in AVG (.213), hits (13) and RBI (5)... Posted double digits in wins (10) for the 3rd time in his career... Finished 2nd on the team in starts (30)... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 15 of his 30 starts, going 7-1, 4.15 ERA in those games... Was on the 15-day DL, 8/15-28 (right shoulder inflammation)... Made 1 rehab start with Reading, 8/24... Went 4-2, 3.38 ERA (18 ER, 48.0 IP) over an 8-start span, 5/8-6/17... Hit his 3rd career HR, 9/2 at FLA (Scott Olsen)... Went 2-0, 1.40 ERA (3 ER, 19.1 IP) in 3 interleague starts. 2006 First season in the AL...Left his spring start, 3/29 vs SD, in the 2nd inning with a strained right middle finger...Placed on the 15-day DL on 3/30 (torn tendon in right middle finger)...Underwent surgery on 4/4 (Dr.Don Sheridan)...Transferred to the 60-day DL on 4/19...Made rehab starts with Oklahoma (AAA) and Frisco (AA) before being activated on 7/25...Made his first start of the season that night vs NYY (L, 3.2 IP, 3 ER)...Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings in his next start, 8/1 at MIN, to earn his 1st win of the season...Was ejected from his start, 8/6 at LAA, in the 1st inning after throwing behind Juan Rivera...Went 4-0 in his final 6 starts (TEX went 5-1)...Was the only TEX starter to not record a loss in September...T-3rd in wins in the AL over the final 2 months of the season (7). 2005 Acquired by Texas along with RHP Akinori Otsuka and C Billy Killian from San Diego in exchange for RHP Chris Young, INF Adrian Gonzalez and OF Terrmel Sledge on January 4, 2006...went 11-5 with a 4.27 ERA (61 ER/128.2 IP) in 24 games/22 starts for San Diego in 2005...11 wins matched a career-high, established in 2004.

Summary: Went 9-1, 3.18 (28 ER/79.1 IP) over his first 13 starts, through June 9...recorded 8 quality starts during that stretch...won career-high 8 consecutive decisions from April 21-June 9...posted a 3.16 ERA (22 ER/62.2 IP) during the streak, which tied for the 3rd-longest win streak in the National League in 2005...was the longest win streak by a Padres hurler since Kevin Brown totaled 11 consecutive winning decisions from May 26-August 5, 1998...went 2-4, 6.02 (33 ER/49.1 IP) over final 11 games/9 starts...that stretch began with loss on June 15 at Detroit, allowing 6 runs (3 earned) in 2.1 innings, shortest start of the season...placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day with a strained right middle finger...activated from the DL on August 1, allowing 4 runs in 2.0 innings in 2 relief appearances before returning to the disabled list with a strained right middle finger on August 9...made 3 minor league rehab starts for Portland (AAA) and Lake Elsinore (A) before being activated on August 26...won final start on October 2 vs. Los Angeles, allowing just one hit in 7.0 scoreless innings for careerhigh matching 11th victory...recorded season-high 11 strikeouts in the win, most since a 12 strikeout performance on April 23 at Chicago (NL)...tossed 6.0 or more innings on 15 occasions, earning wins in 9 of those contests...had 11 quality starts for the year.

2005 Notes: Ranked T8th in the National League with 8 wins at home...overall, went 8-1, 3.46 (25 ER/65.0 IP) with 53 strikeouts in 11 games/starts at San Diego's PETCO Park...tossed 6.0 scoreless innings to earn first win of the season on April 11 at Chicago (NL)...recorded 7.0 scoreless innings and 9 strikeouts on June 9 vs. Cleveland...went 5-1, 3.30 (17 ER/46.1 IP) in 8 games/7 starts during the day...was 11-5, 4.05 (57 ER/126.2 IP) in 22 starts and 0-0, 18.00 (4 ER/2.0 IP) in 2 relief appearances...went 5-0, 4.06 (17 ER/37.2 IP) in 6 games/starts in May...was 2-1 with a 2.00 ERA (4 ER/18.0 IP) in 3 games against Los 10-3, 2.37 (33 ER/125.1 IP) in 19 career games/starts against the Dodgers...opposing batters hit .275, with left-handers batting .297 (73-246) and righties .255 (67-263). 2004 2004 SUMMARY: Made 33 starts for the Padres in 2004, second to Brian Lawrence who made 34... posted a 11-14 record with a 4.61 ERA (102 ER/199.1 IP)... made his first start April 7 at Los Angeles tossing 8.0 innings allowing just one run but was not figured in the decision... 8.0 innings proved to be his longest outing of the season... earned his first win in his next start April 13 (first at PETCO Park) vs. Los Angeles when he allowed just two runs over 7.0 innings... finished the month of April with a 1-1 record and 3.74 ERA (14 ER/33.2 IP)... tallied his best month in June, going 3-1 while posting a 1.67 ERA (6 ER/32.1 IP) in five games, including receiving a no-decision June 22 tossing 7.0 scoreless innings vs. Arizona... earned a win in his 100th career start August 15 at Cincinnati, as he allowed two runs over 6.0 innings... made his final start of the season September 30 vs. San Francisco and suffered the loss despite allowing just one earned run in 7.1 innings.

RAISING THE BAR: Established new career highs in several categories, including starts (33), wins (11), innings (199.1) and strikeouts (153)... his 199.1 innings ranked second on the club to Brian Lawrence's 203.0 while his 153 strikeouts where second to Jake Peavy's 173.

EATON-UP LA: Made six starts vs. Los Angeles, his most vs. any team in 2004, posting a 4-1 record with a 2.87 ERA (12 ER/37.2 IP) his first three starts vs. the Dodgers he went 2-0 with a 1.23 (3 ER/22.0 IP), including earning the win July 25 having allowed just one hit in 7.0 scoreless innings at Dodger Stadium... earned his 10th and 11th wins in back-to-back starts vs. Los Angeles on September 16 and 21... again shut out the Dodgers for 7.0 innings on September 16 in Los Angeles... owns a 4-0 record with a 1.11 ERA in eight career starts at Dodger Stadium.

FLIRTING WITH HISTORY: Became the eighth different Padre (10th time overall) to take a no-hitter into the eighth inning July 3 vs. Kansas City... allowed a double to Dee Brown to open the eighth... finished the game allowing two runs on two hits, while striking out a season-high 10, but did not receive a decision.

WINNING ON THE ROAD: Of his 11 wins in 2004, eight came on the road, including seven consecutive from June 11-August 26... during the seven-game road winning streak he posted a 2.66 ERA (13 ER/44.0 IP)... in 16 road starts went 8-6 with a 4.21 ERA (46 ER/98.1 IP). 2003 HIGHLIGHTS: Returned to form in 2003, going 9-12 with a 4.08 ERA after making only six starts in 2002 following Tommy John surgery...put together a 4-6 mark with a 3.58 in 15 starts at Qualcomm Stadium...went 2-0 with a 1.75 ERA (5 ER/25.2 IP) over four games vs. Los Angeles and 4-3 with a 2.88 ERA (31 ER/96.2 IP) vs. the National League West...held right handers to a .222 batting average (86-for-388)...went 5-5 with a 3.92 ERA while holding opponents to a .234 average after the All-Star Game. A CAREER YEAR: Won his career-high ninth game of the season in his last start of the 2003 season, pitching 7.0 scoreless innings on September 26 vs. the Colorado Rockies during the Friars' Final Weekend at Qualcomm Stadium...struck out four and allowed four hits over his final start of the season...his nine wins eclipsed his previous career-high of eight set in 2001 (8-5, 4.32 ERA) addition, the right-handed pitcher also set career highs in games (31), innings pitched (183.0), strikeouts (146) and ERA (4.08). EATON = CABALLO: Pitched at least 7.0 innings in 10 of his 31 starts, at least 6.0 innings in 21 starts and at least 5.0 frames in 27 starts during the 2003 season...he pitched a season-high 8.0 innings to earn his third complete game of his career on June 11 at Cleveland...suffered the loss, allowing three runs on six hits during his start at Jacobs Field...finished the season going at least 6.0 innings over his last seven starts, including four during which he went at least 7.0 frames. ON THE SHELF: Allowed three runs on five hits over 5.0 innings pitched May 4 vs. Philadelphia...left the game after 5.0 frames due to a strained groin and was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 10 (retroactive to May 5)...was reinstated from the DL May 20 and in his first start since returning from the DL, tossed 5.0 innings, allowing five runs on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts May 20 at Milwaukee. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Less than two years after having elbow ligament replacement surgery, Eaton struck out a career-high 12 April 23, pitching the Padres to a 2-0 victory over Kerry Wood and the Chicago Cubs... Eaton, whose previous career strikeout high was 10 on three separate occasions, pitched 7.0 strong innings, not allowing a run on five hits at historic Wrigley Field...the win stopped a six-game losing streak for the Padres and handed the Cubs their first shutout loss of the season. HOT, HOT, HOT: Went 4-0 with a 2.81 ERA over six starts in the month of July, after starting the season 2-7 with a 4.63 ERA (46 ER/89.1 IP) over the first three months covering 15 his only two no-decisions over the month, he pitched 0.2 of a scoreless inning before being ejected for hitting Albert Pujols during San Diego's July 13 contest at St. Louis and tossed 7.0 innings of work, allowing two runs on four hits on July 25 at San Francisco during the Padres eventual 5-2 loss...Eaton retired 13 straight batters before giving way to Jay Witasick in San Francisco. YING AND YANG: Took the loss August 17 at Florida, tossing a season-low 3.1 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits...bounced back from his season-tying shortest outing of the season to shut out the Expos on four hits over 7.1 frames August 23 at Qualcomm...the aforementioned 3.1 innings tied for his shortest start of the season, having also tossed 3.1 frames April 29 vs. Pittsburgh...allowed five runs on eight hits with six strikesouts. 2002 Returned to the Padres after having "Tommy John" liga ment-transplant surgery on his right elbow, going 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 6 starts...made his first start on September 1 vs. Colorado, less than 52 weeks after having the surgery on Aug. 21, 2001...was reinstated from the 60-day Dis abled List on Sept. 1.

WHAT IF?: The Padres have scored a total of 15 runs in Eaton's 10 career Major League losses over the last 3 seasons...the club has been shut out 3 times and held to one run 4 times in the 9 setbacks, scoring 3 runs twice and 5 runs in the other 3 losses...San Diego has scored 125 runs in his 16 career victories, an average of 7.8 runs per game...the Padres have scored 10 or more runs in 5 of Eaton's 16 wins.

SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST: Went 1-0 with a 1.71 ERA (4 ER/21.0 IP) in his fi nal 3 starts after going 0-1 with an 11.68 ERA in his first 3 post-surgery starts...walked 4 and struck out 18 in his last 3 assignments after issuing 13 walks and strik ing out 7 in his first 3 starts....earned his lone win of the season on September 17 vs.Arizona...allowed one run on 2 hits in 7.0 innings in the Padres' 3-2 win over the World Champions...walked 2, struck out 6.

THE OLD WEST: Each of Eaton's 6 assignments were against National League West foes...did not pitch against the Giants...faced the Rockies (September 1 and 6), Diamond backs (September 11 and 17) and Dodgers (September 22 and 27) in consecutive starts.

NUMBERS, PLEASE: The Padres finished 2-4 in Adam's 6 opposing batters to a .235 mark (28-for-119)...gave up 5 home runs, 3 of which were solo shots...opposing batters went just 1-for-11 in the 7th inning, but the lone hit was Alex Cora's game-tying solo shot on Sep tem ber 22 vs. Los righthanded batters to a .162 mark (11-for-68)...left-handed hit ters batted .333 (17-for-51)...4 of 5 hom ers allowed were hit by left-hand ed hitters.

MINOR LEAGUES: Made 5 rehab starts for Single-A Lake Elsinore and Triple-A Portland, going 1-1 with a 2.81 ERA...went 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA in 3 rehab starts for Lake Elsinore before graduating to Portland, where he went 1-1 with a 2.92 ERA in a pair of Pacific Coast League assignments. 2001
SUMMARY: In his first full major league campaign, went 8-5 with a 4.32 ERA in 17 starts through July 5 before undergoing season-ending "Tommy John" ligament replacement surgery in his right the time of his injury, led the staff in wins and strikeouts...opened the season 6-2 through his first 9 starts despite a 5.66 ERA (35 ER/55.2 IP)...went 2-3 over his next 8 starts, yet registered a 3.10 ERA (21 ER/61.0 IP) in those games...struck out 109 in 116.2 innings, an average of 8.4 K's per 9 opponents to a .241 (108-for-449) batting average.

MEDICAL REPORT: Underwent "Tommy John" ligament replacement surgery in his right elbow on August 21...Dr. Lewis Yocum performed the procedure at the Kerlan Jobe Health South Surgery Center in Los Angeles...Dr. Yocum reconstructed the ulnar collateral ligament using a tendon from Eaton's right wrist

GOING THE DISTANCE: Threw the first 2 complete games of his major league his 32nd career start, May 26 vs. Arizona, suffered a 3-1 loss despite working the full 9.0 innings...allowed 3 earned runs on 7 hits, walking 2 and striking out 6 in the 132-pitch effort...allowed a solo homer to Jay Bell in the first, an RBI single to Mark Grace in the 3rd and a solo homer to Reggie Sanders in the 9th...lost to Curt Schilling, who fired a complete-game 3-hitter...Schilling was perfect through 7.1 innings before Ben Davis' bunt base hit...earned his first career complete-game victory June 24 at Los Angeles...gave up a run on 3 hits in the 6-1 San Diego win, walking 4 and striking out 7...had a one-hitter through 5.1 innings before Gary Sheffield homered for the lone Dodgers run of the ballgame.

KING OF THE ROAD: Finished 6-0 with a 4.34 ERA (23 ER/47.2 IP) in 7 road starts and 2-5 with a 4.30 ERA (33 ER/69.0 IP) in 10 starts at The his career, is 9-1 with a 4.30 ERA (50 ER/104.2 IP) in 16 road starts and 6-8 with a 4.16 ERA (68 ER/147.0 IP) in 23 starts at home.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: The Padres scored a total of 9 runs in his 5 losses, shutout twice and held to one run once...held righthanders to a .218 average (48-for-220), while lefties hit .262 (60-for-229)...8 of his 17 starts were "quality starts"...worked at least 5.0 innings in every start he made and at least 7.0 innings in 10 of his starts, including each of his last 5 and 7 of his final 8...walked 3 or fewer in 14 of his 17 starts, 2 or fewer 9 times and one or fewer 5 times...walked a season-high 5 April 18 vs. Colorado...opponents were only 2-for-6 (33 percent) in stolen base his career, opponents have gone just 9-for-17 (52.9 percent) trying to steal...opponents batted .314 (22-for-70) with 4 homers in the first inning and just .227 (86-for-379) with 16 long balls from the 2nd inning on...held the opposition to a .174 (4-for-23) average in close-and-late situations.

MORE 2001 NOTES: Matched his career high for the 2nd and 3rd time by striking out 10 twice: in 6.2 innings May 21 at Houston and in 7.0 innings June 19 vs. San Francisco...won back-to-back starts 3 times and earned victories in a career-best 4 straight decisions over a 5-start span April 28-May 21...was 4-0 with a 4.50 ERA (16 ER/32.0 IP) in that stretch...went 2-1 with a 2.86 ERA (14 ER/44.0 IP) in 6 June starts, fanning 39 in 44.0 innings and limiting opponents to a .204 average (33-for-162)...was scratched from his scheduled start on May 31 vs. Houston when he inadvertently cut his abdomen opening a DVD package with a kitchen knife the night before...pitched 3 days later in Arizona.

AT THE PLATE: Went 4-for-38 (.105) with a double and 2 RBI...drew 4 walks, fanned 12 times and laid down a pair of sacrifice bunts...stole his 3rd career base May 4 at Cincinnati, most ever by a Padres pitcher.

Career Notes:

WHAT IF?: The Padres have scored a total of 12 runs in Eaton's 9 career major league losses over the last 2 seasons...the club has been shut out 3 times and held to one run 4 times in the 9 setbacks, scoring 3 runs and 5 runs in the other 2 losses...San Diego has scored 122 runs in his 15 career victories, an average of 8.1 runs per game...the Padres have scored 10 or more runs in 5 of Eaton's 15 wins over the last 2 years.

2000 SUMMARY: Jumped from Double-A to the major leagues and posted a spectacular debut season after his contract was purchased from Mobile on May 30...ranked among N.L. rookie leaders with 7 wins (tied for 4th), 22 starts (tied for 4th), 135.0 innings pitched (4th) and 90 strikeouts (4th)...was 5-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 16 starts through August 22, but went 2-2 with an 8.69 ERA (28 ER/29.0 IP) in his final 6 starts...opponents hit .237 (93-for-393) in his first 16 outings but .333 (41-for-123) in his last 6...allowed 3 runs or fewer in 14 of 22 starts, including his first 5 and 13 of his first 16...surrendered only 2 runs twice, only one run 7 times and twice hurled shutout ball...tossed at least 6.0 innings in 16 of his starts and at least 7.0 innings in 8...entered 2000 as the Padres' No. 3 prospect, according to Baseball America...was rated the No. 11 rookie in the major leagues by Baseball America following the season.

WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN: The Padres finished 12-10 in Eaton's 22 starts although he left with the Padres leading or tied in 17 of the 22...he allowed 2 runs or fewer in 6 of his 11 no-decisions...3 of Trevor Hoffman's 7 blown saves cost Eaton victories...San Diego scored a total of 3 runs in his 4 losses.

GREAT DEBUT: Picked up his first win and his first hit in his major league debut, May 30 vs. Milwaukee...became the first Padre to win his debut since Stan Spencer turned the trick August 27, 1998 at Philadelphia...went 5.1 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks...struck out 4...had retired 8 straight Brewers until Ron Belliard singled with 2 outs in the 3rd inning...Mark Loretta followed with a 2-run homer to give Milwaukee a 2-0 lead...after Loretta's homer, retired 5 straight until Jeremy Burnitz doubled and Geoff Jenkins added an RBI triple to end Eaton's day...Carlos Almanzar, Donne Wall, Kevin Walker and Trevor Hoffman closed out the 6-3 victory...Eaton's first big league hit, an RBI double off Jeff D'Amico, sparked San Diego's 4-run 5th inning.

MORE 2000 HIGHLIGHTS: Did not lose in his first 8 starts, going 1-0 with 7 no-decisions and a 3.02 ERA...posted a 2.75 ERA in the 7 no-decisions that followed his win in his M.L. debut...lost only twice in his first 18 starts before losing 2 of his final 4...struck out the side in the first and 2nd innings en route to matching the team season-high with a career-high 10 strikeouts over 6.0 innings in a no-decision July 3 vs. Colorado...worked at least 6.0 innings in 11 consecutive starts June 28-August 22...allowed only 4 runs over a 4-start stretch August 6-22, going 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA (4 ER/28.0 IP)...worked a career-best 8.0 scoreless innings in a 3-0 win at Florida on August 11...allowed 6 hits, walked 2 and fanned 6...also threw shutout ball over 6.0 innings in his 2000 finale October 1 vs. Los Angeles...allowed 3 hits, walked 2 and fanned 2 in the 4-0 season-ending win.

NUMBERS, PLEASE: Posted a 2.34 ERA in day games, best in the N.L. and 2nd to only Boston's Pedro Martinez (1.54) in the majors...held righties to a .215 average (53-for-247), while lefties hit .301 (81-for-269).

AT THE PLATE: Batted .289 (11-for-38) with 2 doubles, 4 RBI, 6 runs scored and 2 stolen bases...led all major league pitchers in batting average and stolen bases, becoming only the 3rd San Diego pitcher to steal 2 bases in his Padres career (Juan Eichelberger and Doug Brocail) and only the 2nd to swipe a pair of bases in a single season (Brocail, 1993)...collected his first hit and RBI in his May 30 major league debut at The Q with a 5th-inning double off Milwaukee's Jeff D'Amico...the day after Woody Williams went 3-for-3 with a homer at San Francisco, Eaton went 3-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in a 5-1 win at Colorado on July 21, his lone career multi-hit game...drove in 2 runs with a bases-loaded walk and a run-scoring double in a 16-1 win over the Mets August 23 at The Q.

2000 AT MOBILE: Was 4-1 with a 2.68 ERA in 10 starts at Double-A Mobile, where he was named the No. 8 prospect in the Southern League by SL managers despite spending less than 2 months in the 57.0 innings, allowed 20 runs (17 earned) on 47 hits and 18 walks...fanned 58...allowed a .219 (47-for-215) opponents average and 3 home runs...was 2-0 with a 1.45 ERA (5 ER/31.0 IP) over his last 5 starts, allowing one run or fewer in 4 of the 5...opponents hit .191 (22-for-115) with one homer in those 5 4 starts from May 3-20, went 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA (2 ER/26.0 IP)...struck out 7 or more in 6 of his 10 Double-A starts, including each of the last 5...punched out a season-high 9, May 14 at Huntsville...after allowing 5 earned runs in a 16-6 win over Birmingham in his 2000 debut, posted a 2.08 ERA (12 ER/52.0 IP) in his final 9 starts for the BayBears...walked 3 or fewer in all 10 starts, including 4 starts with one walk and 4 more with only 2...fired a 5.0-inning complete game shutout in a 3-0 win over Orlando on April 13, his first professional shutout...threw 6.0 scoreless innings, May 9 vs. Tennessee and did not allow an earned run in 7.0 innings, May 20 vs. West Tennessee...hit .286 (4-for-14) with an RBI, a walk and 7 strikeouts at Mobile. 1999 SUMMARY: Won the Paul Owens Award as Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Year, climbing from Single-A Clearwater, to Double-A Reading, to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...went 11-10 with a 3.34 ERA in 28 starts...led the Phillies system with 28 starts and 167.0 innings...opponents hit just .250 at the 3 stops.

AT CLEARWATER: After being touched for 7 runs in 1.0 inning in his '99 debut, posted a 3.04 ERA in his next 12 starts before a June 20 promotion to Double-A...went 2-0 with a 1.02 ERA (2 ER/17.2 IP) in 3 starts, May 9-25, including 12.1 scoreless innings in starts on May 20 and May 25.

AT READING: Posted a 2.92 ERA and limited opponents to a .214 average in 12 starts...fired an 8.0-inning, 3-walk, 12-strikeout no-hitter in a 1-0 loss at Norwich in his June 22 Double-A debut...opened the game by walking Donzell McDonald, who stole second, went to third on a groundout and scored on a Richard Brown sac fly...5 days later, notched his first Double-A win, limiting Binghamton to a run on 2 hits over 7.0 innings...named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week after going 1-1 with a 1.20 ERA in his first 2 starts...allowed an .044 average (2-for-45)...worked at least 6.0 innings in 10 of 12 starts (left one after 2.0 innings due to a rain delay)...threw at least 7.0 innings 7 times and went 8.0 innings on 4 occasions...2 of his losses came in 8.0-inning complete games: the June 22 no-hitter and a 5-hitter against Akron on August 7...promoted August 21.

AT SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE: Made 3 regular season starts and a post-season start...registered his first Triple-A win in his 3rd start, September 1 at Ottawa, limiting the Lynx to a run on 6 hits over 7.0 innings...7 days later, beat Charlotte in the opener of the International League's Governors' Cup championship series. 1998 Named to the Florida State League's mid-season All-Star team at Single-A Clearwater...won 9 games, including 6 in a row, April 20-May 16...went 0-4 with a 4.94 ERA for Delaware in the Maryland Fall League. 1997 Made 14 starts for Single-A Piedmont in his pro debut...missed a month while on the D.L. with an inflamed right shoulder, May 28-June 29...attended the Florida Instructional League following the season. 1996 Selected by the Phillies with the 11th pick in the first round and signed on August 24, 2 days before he was to enroll at Washington State...ranked the No. 1 prospect in the Pacific Northwest by Baseball America...made his pro debut in the Florida Instructional League.