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Carlos Silva MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
70-70 4.68 1241.2 554 1.40

Carlos Silva Bio

  • Full Name: Carlos Silva
  • Born: 4/23/1979 in Bolivar, Venezuela
  • High School: U.E. General Ezequiel Zamora Bolivar, VEN
  • Debut: 4/1/2002
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 70 70 4.68 316 180 2 1241.2 554 1.40

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Carlos Silva Stats

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Carlos Silva Advanced Stats

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Carlos Silva Statcast Events

Awards

Carlos Silva Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2000 Clearwater FSL

Carlos Silva Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2004 4.21 16th in AL
2005 3.44 5th in AL
2007 4.19 24th in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
2004 14 8th in AL
2007 13 19th in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2004 .636 7th in AL
2005 .529 25th in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2004 1.43 13th in AL
2006 1.54 4th in AL
2007 1.31 17th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2004 .310 2nd in AL
2005 .290 7th in AL
2006 .324 1st in AL
2007 .287 4th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2004 33 8th in AL
2006 31 25th in AL
2007 33 9th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2004 1 20th in AL
2005 2 10th in AL
2007 2 7th in AL
2008 1 16th in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2004 1 4th in AL
2007 1 5th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2004 203.0 17th in AL
2007 202.0 16th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2004 2.17 19th in AL
2005 7.89 1st in AL
2006 2.19 23rd in AL
2007 2.47 21st in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2004 255 3rd in AL
2005 212 19th in AL
2006 246 4th in AL
2007 229 7th in AL
2008 213 12th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2005 25 17th in AL
2006 38 1st in AL
2007 20 25th in AL

Carlos Silva Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 17, 2012 Boston Red Sox released RHP Carlos Silva.
January 3, 2012 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Carlos Silva to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
July 2, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees released RHP Carlos Silva.
June 27, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 23, 2011.
June 19, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees activated RHP Carlos Silva from the 7-day disabled list.
June 6, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 2, 2011.
May 19, 2011 RHP Carlos Silva assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
May 13, 2011 Carlos Silva assigned to Trenton Thunder from Tampa Yankees.
May 4, 2011 Carlos Silva assigned to Tampa Yankees.
April 9, 2011 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Carlos Silva to a minor league contract.
March 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs released RHP Carlos Silva.
September 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Carlos Silva from the 15-day disabled list.
August 27, 2010 sent RHP Carlos Silva on a rehab assignment to Peoria Chiefs.
August 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 15-day disabled list.
December 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs traded RF Milton Bradley to Seattle Mariners for RHP Carlos Silva.
September 15, 2009 Carlos Silva roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
September 3, 2009 sent RHP Carlos Silva on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 1, 2009 sent RHP Carlos Silva on a rehab assignment to Everett AquaSox.
June 18, 2009 Seattle Mariners transferred RHP Carlos Silva from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 9, 2009 Seattle Mariners placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 7, 2009. Right should inflammation

Carlos Silva Bio Info

Married to Maria...They have a son, Justin, and a daughter, Gabriella...Graduated from U.E. General Ezequiel Zamora Bolivar High School in Venezuela in 1996. 2011 Made 7 starts in the Yankees minor league system after being released by the Cubs on 3/26...Combined to go 2-1 with a 2.75 ERA (11 ER/36.0 IP), 28 strikeouts and 6 walks between Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (4 starts), Double-A Trenton (1 start) and High-A Tampa (2 starts)...Went 2-0 with a 3.44 ERA (7 ER/18.1 IP) in 3 starts for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in May...Made 1 start after initially being placed on the DL from 6/2-18 with right shoulder tightness and was released on 7/2 following a 2nd DL stint that began on 6/23...Signed by the Boston Red Sox as a minor league free agent on 12/23. 2010 In his first season with Chicago, Carlos was 10-6 with a 4.22 ERA (53 ER/113.0 IP) in 21 starts before missing most of the final two months of the season due to heart and elbow issues. ... Began the season 8-0 with a 2.93 ERA (22 ER/67.2 IP) in his first 11 starts ... became the first Cubs starter to begin a campaign 8-0 since Ken Holtzman was 9-0 in 1967. w Became the first starter to begin his Cubs career 8-0 since King Cole went 8-0 in 1910. w Is the first pitcher in Cubs history to go 7-0 (or better) in his first 10 starts for the team ... the previous big league pitcher to do that for any club was CC Sabathia in 2008 for Milwaukee (8-0). ... For the first time in his career, recorded four-straight quality starts to begin a season ... was the first Cub to do so since Ted Lilly had fivestraight quality efforts to start 2007. ... His 21 starts were his most since making 28 starts for Seattle in 2008. ... Walked just 24 batters in 113.0 innings of work, good for 1.91 walks per 9.0 innings pitched -- sixth-lowest in the N.L. and 10th in the majors (min. 100.0 IP). ... Was 5-2 with a 3.55 ERA (20 ER/50.2 IP) against N.L. Central foes. ... After going unbeaten in his first 11 starts, was 2-6 with a 6.15 ERA (31 ER/45.1 IP) in his final 10 outings. ... Gave up three or fewer runs in a 10-start span (May 12-July 6), but was only 6-2 in that stretch. ... Was 7-2 with a 2.22 ERA (21 ER/85.0 IP) when tossing 6.0 or more innings (13 starts) ... boasted a 1.69 ERA (8 ER/42.2 IP) with a 3-1 mark when tossing 7.0 or more innings (six starts). ... Went 2-0 with a 1.73 ERA (5 ER/26.0 IP) in four April starts ... it was his best monthly-ERA since boasting a 1.72 ERA in September 2004, while with Minnesota. ... Left August 1's start in Colorado with a rapid heartbeat ... placed on the 15-day disabled list, August 2, for cardiac evaluation. w Had a radio frequency catheter ablation procedure done at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, August 9, by Dr. Stephen Gryzlo. ... Made two rehab starts with Single-A Peoria, going 0-1 with a 6.14 ERA (5 ER/7.1 IP), August 27-September 1. ... Activated from the D.L., and made his final start of the season, September 7 vs. Houston ... diagnosed with right elbow tendinititis following the outing, and missed the remainder of the season. 2009 In his second and final season with the Mariners, right shoulder issues limited him to just six starts before he landed on the disabled list for a majority of the year ... all told, was 1-3 with an 8.60 ERA (29 ER/30.1 IP) in eight games (six starts).... Tossed 7.0 innings en route to April 25's victory vs. the Angels, snapping a personal eight-game losing streak. ... Placed on 15-Day disabled list with right shoulder impingement May 9 (retroactive to May 7) ... transferred to 60-Day D.L. June 18... Made three September rehab appearances between Single-A Everett and Triple-A Iowa, combining to post a 4.50 ERA (2 ER/ 4.0 IP). ... Activated from the D.L. September 15 and made two relief appearances ... his relief outing September 19 vs. the Yankees was his first out of the bullpen since May 29, 2006 vs. the Angels - broke a string of 90 consecutive starts. ... Went 1-1 with a 5.11 ERA (7 ER/12.1 IP) in three starts for Venezuela in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, including just one run allowed in his first two starts spanning 11.0 innings. 2008 Despite struggling with injuries, made 28 starts, second on club (Hernandez, 31)...Had 10 "quality starts", but was just 4-2 in those games despite posting a 2.60 ERA (20 ER, 69.1 IP)...Went 3-2, 4.77 (29 ER, 54.2 IP) in 9 starts vs. the AL West...is now 19-10, 3.74 in his career vs. the AL West...Ranked 5th in AL with 15 losses...tied his career-high for losses in a season (also 15 in 2006 with MIN)...Was 3-0, 2.79 in first 6 GS (April 2-29), but 1-15, 7.84 over final 22 starts...Won Mariners debut April 2 vs. Texas, 4-1...allowed 1 ER in 7.0 IP...Improved to 3-0 with 8-1 win at Oakland April 17 (7.0 IP, 1 ER)...Tossed at least 7.0 IP in first four starts, and 6 of first 8 starts...was 3-0, 2.83 (11 ER, 35.0 IP) in first 5 starts...went 1-15, 7.53 (99 ER, 118.1 IP) over final 23 starts...Lost 7 consecutive starts, May 20-June 22 (0-7, 8.91) as Seattle averaged just 2.88 runs...Earned win June 28 at San Diego (7.0 IP, 2 ER) to snap career-high 9-game losing streak...final win of year...Tossed sixth career CG, July 8 at Oakland (8.0 IP, 2 ER) in 2-0 setback...Was 0-6, 7.88 over final 11 starts of season (July 3-Sept. 20, 53.2 IP, 47 ER)...On 15-day DL Aug. 16-Sept. 1 with right elbow tendinitis...left start Sept. 1 after just 4.2 IP with lower-back tightness; did not pitch again until Sept. 15...Committed first error since May 27, 2004 on Sept. 20, snapping string of 146 consecutive games without an error. 2007 Matched a career-high with 33 starts...posted a 2.00 ERA (18.0 ip, 4 er) in his first three starts, April 7-18...suffered the loss in his fourth career complete game, allowing one run on five hits in 8.0 innings, June 2 at Oakland...fifth career complete game and second career shutout, June 13 vs. Atlanta, the day after the birth of his first child, son Justin...he allowed eight hits and did not walk a batter...tossed 7.0 scoreless innings allowing just two hits at Los Angeles (AL), August 11...tied season-high six strikeouts, August 17 vs. Texas...was 2-0, 1.83 (19.2 ip, 4 er) in final three starts, September 18-29...recorded a career-high 89 strikeouts...was one of 19 American League pitchers to log at least 200.0 innings...his 4.28 run support average was the fourth lowest in the American League...the Twins went 15-18 in games which he started. 2006 Season-high 8.2 innings, April 18 vs. the Angels . . . moved to the bullpen, May 14 . . . did not allow a run in 4 of 5 relief appearances, going 0-0, 0.00 (7.0 ip), May 18-29 . . . was 2-0, 2.25 (20.0 ip, 5 er) in 3 starts, June 15-26 . . . recorded a season-high 5 strikeouts June 21 at Houston . . . season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 4.40 (28.2 ip, 14 er) in 5 starts, July 16-August 5 . . .allowed just one hit in 6.0 innings at Tampa Bay, September 6 . . . posted a 0.90 ERA (20.0 ip, 2 ER) in 3 starts from September 6-16 ... earned a win in his final start October 1, pitched 5.1 innings allowing just one run on five hits. 2005 Pitched 7-plus innings in 10 consecutive starts, April 6-June 5 . . . disabled with torn meniscus in right knee, April 7-22 . . . began rehab assignment at Beloit, April 17 . . . second career complete game, May 20 vs. Milwaukee . . . season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 4.65 (40.2 ip, 21 er), June 5-July 4 . . . third career complete game, June 23 vs. Detroit . . . did not allow more than 2 earned runs in 5 consecutive starts, going 0-2, 2.13 (38.0 ip, 9 er), July 10-August 3 . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 9 consecutive starts, July 10-August 25 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 25 of 27 starts . . . had 17 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 22 starts . . . had surgery to repair torn meniscus in right knee, September 22 . . . was second on club in complete games, tied for third in wins and was third in innings pitched . . . led league in fewest walks per-9-innings (0.4) and day ERA (1.71), was fifth in ERA and ninth in road ERA (3.43)...rated second Best Control pitcher in American League by Baseball America . . . won Charles O. Johnson Award as Most Improved Twin. 2004 Season-high 5-game win-streak, going 5-0, 3.11 (46.1 ip, 16 er), April 14-May 11 . . . was 2-0, 3.25 (27.2 ip, 10 er) in 4 starts, May 27-June 12 . . . career-high 8 strikeouts, June 12 vs. Philadelphia . . . first career complete game and shutout, August 3 vs. Anaheim . . . was 0-0, 2.60 (17.1 ip, 5 er) in 3 starts, August 24-September 4 . . . had 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 1.42 (25.1 ip, 4 er), September 10-26 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 24 of 33 starts . . . had 17 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 13 starts . . . was second on club in wins and games started, and third in innings pitched . . . established careerhighs in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts. 2003 Did not allow a run in 11 appearances, going 2-0, 1.29 (14.0 ip, 2 er), April 2-22 ... season-high 3-game win-streak, April 5-May 3 ... second career ejection for throwing behind Adam Dunn, June 13 at Cincinnati ... served five game suspension, July 17-21 ... did not allow a run in 9 appearances (13.2 ip), June 25-July 13 ... made first career start, career-high 5 strikeouts and singled off Joe Roa for first career hit, August 2 vs. San Diego ... tied careerhigh 4.1 innings, August 25 at Montreal ... was 0-0, 0.84 (10.2 i0p, 1 er) in 10 appearances, August 27-September 23 ... was third on club in games ... acquired from Philadelphia along with infielder Nick Punto and pitcher Bobby Korecky in exchange for pitcher Eric Milton, December 3. 2002 Was converted to a reliever during spring training . . . Made the jump from double-A to the majors, becoming the youngest player on Phillies' Opening Day roster (22) . . . Made ML debut on Opening Day, 4/1 at ATL (1.0 IP, 2 H, R, ER, SO) . . . Became 139th Venezuelan to appear in major leagues . . . Went undefeated in his rookie season with a 5-0 record . . . Posted the best ERA among NL rookie pitchers (3.21), ranked 2nd in games (68) and was 1 of 8 to record a save . . . Tied for 7th among NL relievers with 84.0 innings . . . Earned 1st ML win, 5/7 vs HOU . . . Placed on 15-day DL, 5/27, with a right medial knee sprain . . . Made 2 rehab appearances for Reading (AA) . . . Activated on 6/14 . . . Pitched a ML career-high 4.1 innings, 6/20 vs CWS (2 H, 4 SO) . . . Earned 1st ML save, 7/13 at NYM . . . Was ejected, 9/28 at FLA, after hitting Mike Lowell with a pitch . . . Pitched 2.0 or more innings 19 times and had a 1.31 ERA in those games . . . Had a 1.82 ERA in his final 27 games . . . Appeared in 68 games for the Phillies, becoming just the 4th Phillies rookie to pitch in over 65 games in a season, 1st since Darold Knowles pitched in 69 in 1966 (the others: Jack Baldschun, 65 in 1961 and John Coleman, 65 in 1883) . . . Pitched winter ball for Oriente, VZ. 2001 Spent entire season with Reading (AA) . . . Finished tied for most wins (15) in the Eastern League, 2nd in innings (180.0), tied for 2nd in complete games (4) and tied for 3rd in starts (28) . . . 15 wins were most by a Reading pitcher since Bob Scanlan led the EL with 15 in 1987 . . . Started and got the win in EL All-StarGame, 7/11 (2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 SO) . . . Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week, 5/14-20 (1-0, 9.0 IP, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO) . . . Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May (3-1, 2.31 ERA, 6 G, 46.2 IP, 6 BB, 28 SO) . . . Pitched 2 shutouts: 5/29 at New Brunswick (9.0 IP, 0 BB, 7 SO) and 6/15 at Bowie (9.0 IP, 1 BB, 5 SO) . . . Threw 19.0 consecutive scoreless innings over 3 starts, 6/15-26 . . . Won 6 straight starts, 6/15-7/14 (1.79 ERA, 45.1 IP, 9 ER, 6 BB, 24 SO) . . . Pitched 7.0 shutout innings and earned the win in one EL playoff start . . . Pitched in Florida Instructional League. 2000 Spent entire season at Clearwater (A) . . . Led Florida State League in innings (176.1) and complete games (4) . . . Tied for team lead in starts (24 b 1999 Pitched at Piedmont (A) . . . Finished tied for 2nd in South Atlantic League in complete games (3) . . . Pitched 7 innings or more in 13 of 26 starts . . . 5-1, 1.12 ERA in first 9 starts; in only loss during that stretch he pitched 8 innings (0 ER) . . . Twice named Phillies organizational Pitcher of the Week, 5/10 and 6/28 . . . Named to SAL in-season All-Star team . . . Pitched in FIL . . . Played winter ball for Caribes, VZ. 1998 Split season between Martinsville (R) and Batavia (A) . . . Combined for 48 strikeouts and just 13 walks in 86.1 innings. 1997 First season to pitch strictly as a starter . . . Went 2-2 in 11 starts for Martinsville. 1996 Made pro debut in Martinsville (R) at age 17 . . . Pitched in the Florida Instructional League.