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Mike Maroth MLB Career Stats

50-67 5.05 918.0 443 1.46

Mike Maroth Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Warren Maroth
  • Born: 8/17/1977 in Orlando, FL
  • Draft: 1998, Boston Red Sox, 3rd rd. (85th overall)
  • College: Central Florida
  • Debut: June 8, 2002
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/24/2007
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MLB Career Stats 50 67 5.05 161 150 0 918.0 443 1.46


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Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2004 4.31 17th in AL


Season W Rank
2005 14 13th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2003 33 8th in AL
2004 33 8th in AL
2005 34 3rd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2004 2 8th in AL


Season SHO Rank
2004 1 4th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2004 217.0 6th in AL
2005 209.0 13th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 4.05 3rd in AL
2004 4.48 5th in AL
2005 4.95 14th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2003 1.74 9th in AL
2004 1.83 13th in AL
2005 2.25 25th in AL


Season H Rank
2003 231 7th in AL
2004 244 5th in AL
2005 235 3rd in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2003 34 1st in AL
2004 25 20th in AL
2005 30 7th in AL

Mike Maroth Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 LHP Mike Maroth elected free agency.
September 23, 2010 Rochester Red Wings activated LHP Mike Maroth from the 7-day disabled list.
July 26, 2010 sent LHP Mike Maroth on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
April 29, 2010 Rochester Red Wings placed LHP Mike Maroth on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 28, 2010. Strained right elbow.
April 5, 2010 LHP Mike Maroth assigned to Rochester Red Wings from Minnesota Twins.
January 8, 2010 Minnesota Twins signed free agent LHP Mike Maroth to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Michael Warren Maroth Bio Info

Michael Warren Maroth (pronounced mah-ROTH)...wife Brooke...sons Nolan (10/23/03) and Tate (11/25/05), Kettie (10/12/09)...1995 graduate of Boone High School (Orlando, Fla.)...was district MVP and Player of the Year in 1995 and participated in the All-Star Game...attended the Universtiy of Central Florida for three years (1995-98) majoring in business administration...went 4-4 with a 4.73 ERA and three saves in 24 appearances as a sophomore...went 3-3, with a 4.09 ERA in 13 games as a Junior in 1998...pitched with Staunton in the Shenandoah Valley League during the summer of 1996, going 1-2 with a 2.43 ERA and three saves in 15 games. 2009 Spent Spring Training with the Toronto Blue Jays...suffered a season-ending knee injury two days into workouts and did not pitch in an official Minor League or Major League game...underwent surgery in April to repair the torn ligament in his knee...pitched in the Puerto Rican Winter Leagues in December and January of 2010 with Indios de Mayaguez, going 2-0, 2.57 (28.0 IP, 8 ER) in seven games (five starts). 2008 Began season in Kansas City's organization...made three starts for Triple-A Omaha...underwent left shoulder surgery, performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. 2007 Began season with Detroit, making 13 starts and winning five of seven decisions...earned his 50th career win, June 18 at Washington...traded to St. Louis, June 22 for a PTBNL (pitcher Chris Lambert)...made 14 appearances (seven starts) for the Cardinals...went 5-6 with a 6.26 ERA as a starter and 0-1 with a 16.71 ERA as a reliever. 2006 Limited to 13 appearances with the Tigers after missing more than three months of the season following surgery on his left elbow...Posted a 19.1-inning scoreless streak April 7-26, the longest such streak of his career...Tied for ninth in the American League with three wins during April -- finished with a 1.85 ERA (24.1IP/5ER) in four starts during the month...Forced to the disabled list on May 26 with irritation of his left elbow...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow for the removal of bone chips on June 2, a procedure performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in California...Transferred to the 60-day disabled list on June 6...Assigned to Triple A Toledo for an injury rehab assignment on August 9 -- started four games for the Mud Hens, winning all three of his decisions...Recalled from the injury rehab assignment and reinstated from the disabled list on September 6...Appeared in four games for the Tigers following his return from the disabled list, doing so all in relief -- first relief outings of his major league career...Finished 2-0 with a 2.86 ERA (22.0IP/7ER) in five outings at Comerica Park...posted a 3-2 record and 5.12 ERA (31.2IP/18ER) in eight appearances on the road. 2005 Established career bests with 14 wins, 34 games started and 115 strikeouts for the Tigers...Tied for third in the American League with 34 games started...Third in the league with 235 hits allowed, fifth with 123 runs allowed, sixth with 110 earned runs allowed, tied for sixth with 14 losses and seventh with 30 home runs allowed...Equaled a career high with eight strikeouts in a win at Cleveland on April 28...Issued six walks, matching a career high, in a loss to Boston on May 3...Dropped five straight decisions May 19-June 10 and seven-of-eight decisions over a nine-start stretch May 19- June 30...Compiled a 6.00 ERA (36.0IP/24ER) in six starts during May -- ninth-highest ERA in the league...Rebounded to post the ninth-best ERA during the month of June, finishing with a 3.02 ERA (41.2IP/14ER) in six starts...fifth during the month with 41.2 innings pitched...Won nine of his final 14 decisions of the season July 5- September 30 -- tied for eighth in the league with three wins during July and tied for fourth with four wins during August...Compiled an 8-5 record and 3.58 ERA (100.2IP/40ER) in 16 starts on the road -- his 3.58 ERA was 13th-best in the American League...finished 6-9 with a 5.82 ERA (108.1IP/70ER) in 18 starts at home -- his 5.82 ERA was third-highest in the league...Averaged 2.20 walks per nine innings, 14th-best among all league starters...Posted a 1.34 ground ball/fly ball ratio (324 ground ball outs/241 fly ball outs), 13th-best in the league...Righthanded opposition hit .293 (177x604) with Maroth on the mound -- tied for second in the league with 27 home runs allowed...lefties hit .275 (58x211) against him...Tied for the lead among all league pitchers with a 1.000 fielding percentage...topped all league pitchers with 11 pick-offs...Posted 17 quality starts during the season...worked six or more innings in 25 of his starts. 2004 Won a career-best 11 games for the Tigers in his second full season at the major league level...Tied for sixth in the American League with 217.0 innings pitched and tied for eighth with 33 games started...Fifth in the league with 244 hits allowed, tied for sixth with 13 losses and tied for eighth with 10 wild pitches... Earned Tigers Pitcher of the Month honors for April -- posted a 3-1 record and 3.58 ERA (32.2IP/13ER) in five starts during the month...tied for fifth in the league with three wins during April...Walked a career-high six batters in a no-decision May 8 at Texas -- allowed nine runs (eight earned) on seven hits in four innings...Recorded a quality start in six straight outings May 25- June 22 -- posted a 1-3 record and 3.12 ERA (40.1IP/14ER)...Won a career-best five straight decisions July 16- August 17, posting a 2.94 ERA (49.0IP/16ER) during the seven-start stretch...Fired a one-hit shutout over the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on July 16, issuing two walks and fanning seven batters -- first Tigers pitcher to toss a one-hitter since Jeff Weaver on May 22, 2002 versus Cleveland...Fourth in the league with 43.1 innings pitched during July and tied for fifth with three wins -- finished 3-2 with a 4.36 ERA (43.1IP/21ER) in six starts during the month... Fanned a career-high eight batters in a loss on September 1 at Kansas City...went the distance for the Tigers, allowing one run on six hits in eight innings...In five starts during September, he was 1-3 with a 3.00 ERA (36.0IP/12ER) -- 14th in the league with a 3.00 ERA during the month... Limited lefties to a .267 batting average (52x195), while righthanded batters hit .294 (192x652) with Maroth on the mound...In 18 starts prior to the all-star break, he was 5-7 with a 5.02 ERA (113.0IP/63ER)...after the all-star break, he posted a 6-6 record and 3.55 ERA (104.0IP/41ER) -- eighth in the league with a 3.55 ERA after the all-star break...Compiled a 6-3 record and 3.14 ERA (97.1IP/34ER) in 14 starts at Comerica Park -- sixth in the league with a 3.14 ERA at home...finished 5-10 with a 5.26 ERA (119.2IP/70ER) in 19 starts on the road -- tied for second in the league with 10 losses and tied for fifth with 18 home runs allowed on the road...Averaged 4.48 strikeouts per nine innings, fifth-lowest in the league...Tenth in the league with 335 ground balls induced...Induced 27 ground into double plays, tied for seventhmost in the league...induced 1.12 ground into double plays per nine innings, 10th-best in the league...Opponents leading off an inning hit .309 (63x204) against Maroth -- .376 on-base percentage against him leading off an inning was second-highest in the league... Fifth in the league with 928 batters faced -- averaged 3.60 pitches per batter, ninth-fewest in the league...Allowed seven triples, tied for fourth-most in the league...Eleven of the baserunners attempting to steal against Maroth were caught, tied for second-most in the league...tied for sixth in the league with five pick-offs...Eighth in the league with 129 pick-off throws...Tied for the lead among league pitchers with a 1.000 fielding percentage, while he tied for second with five double plays. 2003 In his first full season at the major league level in 2003, Maroth established career highs in nearly every statistical category, while topping the Tigers staff in wins (9) and games started (33)...Led the American League with 21 losses, becoming the first pitcher in the majors to lose at least 20 games since Oakland's Brian Kingman lost 20 during the 1980 season... first Tigers pitcher to lose 20 games in a season since Mickey Lolich lost 21 games in 1974 -- Maroth is tied for second on the Tigers single-season all-time list for losses along with Lolich, George Mullin (1905) and Hooks Dauss (1920)...Mullin holds the Tigers single-season all-time record with 23 losses in 1904...Tied for the league lead with 123 earned runs and 34 home runs allowed, while finishing second with 131 runs allowed and seventh with 231 hits allowed...surrendered 1.58 home runs per nine innings and 10.75 hits per nine innings, the most and second-most in the league, respectively...Averaged 4.05 strikeouts per nine innings, third-fewest in the league...opposition batted .299 against Maroth, second-highest in the league, with a .502 slugging percentage, the highest in the league...surrendered 80 extrabase hits, sixth-most in the AL...Of the outs recorded by Maroth when the ball was put into play, 59.1 percent came via the ground ball, ninth best in the league...posted a 1.45 ground ball/fly ball ratio (314 ground ball outs/217 fly ball outs), ninth-best in the AL...Averaged 2.47 total chances per nine innings, fifthmost among league pitchers...topped all AL pitchers with 11 caught stealings against, eight pickoffs and 0.87 pickoff throws per baserunner...Was the Tigers Opening Day starter on March 31 versus Minnesota, becoming just the fifth Tigers lefthander to receive an Opening Day start since 1968 -- joined Mickey Lolich, Dave Roberts, Frank Tanana and Justin Thompson...first lefthander to do so since Thompson in 1998...suffered the loss to the Twins, allowing two runs on five hits in seven innings...The loss to Minnesota on March 31 was the first of nine straight for Maroth over a 10-start stretch March 31-May 18 -- the nine-game losing streak matched Jeremy Bonderman for the longest by a Tigers pitcher in 2003...became first Tigers pitcher to drop his first nine decisions since Ted Gray also lost nine straight to open the 1953 season...His first five losses came in Detroit's first 17 games, making him the first-ever Tigers pitcher to do so according to the Elias Sports Bureau...the last major leaguer to lose five times in his club's first 17 games was Pittsburgh's Paul Wagner in 1995...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Maroth joined Texas' Dave Stewart (1984) as the only other pitcher in major league history to lose six games by May 1...Maroth became only the second pitcher in the last 110 years to lose 10 games before June 1, joining Cincinnati's Dolf Luque who posted a 2-10 record in April and May during 1922...Tossed the first complete game of his young major league career on April 20 at Kansas City, taking the loss after surrendering four runs (three earned) on four hits in eight innings...Carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning in the second game of a doubleheader against Baltimore on May 1, but suffered the loss after allowing four runs on four hits in the inning -- Jay Gibbons broke up his bid with a single to right field to start the inning...Snapped his personal nine-game losing streak with his first win of the season on May 23 at U.S. Cellular Field against Chicago, limiting the White Sox to two runs on three hits in seven innings of work...Departed his start on May 28 versus Cleveland in the second inning with a strained right hamstring sustained backing up the plate...worked 1.1 innings against the Indians, the shortest start of his major league career...skipped over once in the Tigers starting rotation, he made his next start on June 7 at San Francisco...Earned Tigers Pitcher of the Month honors for June, finishing 2-2 with a 3.19 ERA (31.0IP/11ER) in five starts...allowed three runs-or-less in all five of his starts, including two runs-or-less in three starts...Won consecutive decisions June 30-July 5 for the first time in 2003 to match a career-best winning streak...equaled the two-game winning streak with back-to- back wins September 23-28...Surrendered a career-high eight runs on nine hits in three innings on September 5 at Toronto -- suffered the loss, his 20th of the season...Issued two walks-or-fewer in 28 of his 33 starts, including 11 of his final 12 starts of the season...Prior to the all-star break, he posted a 4-13 record with a 4.89 ERA (112.1IP/61ER) in 19 starts...in 14 starts following the all-star break, he was 5-8 with a 6.89 ERA (81.0IP/62ER)...Held lefties to a .257 batting average (44x171), while righthanded batters hit .311 (187x602) against him...Finished with a 5.08 ERA (102.2IP/58ER) in 17 starts at Comerica Park, compared to a 6.45 ERA (90.2IP/65ER) in 16 starts on the road. 2002 Rookie rode a solid beginning to the 2002 season at Triple A Toledo to secure a spot in the Tigers starting rotation on June 8...Fifth among American League rookies with 128.2 innings pitched...tied for eighth with his six wins...was seventh among AL rookies with his 4.48 ERA...Fared well at Comerica Park, posting a 5-4 record and 3.18 ERA (76.1IP/27ER)...was 1-6 with a 6.36 ERA (52.1IP/37ER) on the road...When added to the starting rotation on June 8, it marked the first time the Tigers had two lefties in the starting rotation since the 1997 season...Maroth and Mark Redman were the first pair of lefthanders for Detroit since Glenn Dishman joined Justin Thompson in the rotation in August of 1997...Did not figure in the decision in his major league debut on June 8 versus Philadelphia after the bullpen blew a 1-0 lead in the eighth inning...worked seven shutout innings, allowing seven hits while walking two batters and fanning one...Outdueled Arizona's Curt Schilling in a 6-3 win on June 14 at Bank One Ballpark for his first career win...was perfect through the first four innings and faced the minimum through six innings...allowed three runs on five hits in eight innings -- two of the three runs coming in the eighth inning.