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Chris Bootcheck MLB Career Stats

3-7 6.55 148.1 106 1.66

Chris Bootcheck Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Brandon Bootcheck
  • Born: 10/24/1978 in La Porte, IN
  • Draft: 2000, Anaheim Angels, 1st rd. (20th overall)
  • College: Auburn
  • Debut: September 9, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 6/14/2013
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MLB Career Stats 3 7 6.55 91 3 1 148.1 106 1.66


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INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Indianapolis INT
2012 Toledo INT
2013 Scranton/WB INT

Chris Bootcheck Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 18, 2014 Reading Fightin Phils activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the 7-day disabled list.
August 13, 2014 Reading Fightin Phils placed RHP Chris Bootcheck on the 7-day disabled list. fractured rib
July 3, 2014 RHP Chris Bootcheck assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 24, 2014 Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the 7-day disabled list.
March 30, 2014 RHP Chris Bootcheck assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
December 18, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Chris Bootcheck to a minor league contract.
September 7, 2013 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders released RHP Chris Bootcheck.
June 22, 2013 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Chris Bootcheck to a minor league contract.
June 22, 2013 RHP Chris Bootcheck assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 21, 2013 RHP Chris Bootcheck elected free agency.
June 18, 2013 New York Yankees designated RHP Chris Bootcheck for assignment.
June 14, 2013 New York Yankees selected the contract of RHP Chris Bootcheck from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
March 5, 2013 Chris Bootcheck assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
February 28, 2013 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Chris Bootcheck to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 RHP Chris Bootcheck elected free agency.
January 10, 2012 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster RHP Chris Bootcheck to spring training.
December 7, 2011 Toledo Mud Hens signed free agent RHP Chris Bootcheck.
July 3, 2011 Durham Bulls released RHP Chris Bootcheck.
May 2, 2011 Durham Bulls activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the 7-day disabled list.
April 13, 2011 Durham Bulls placed RHP Chris Bootcheck on the 7-day disabled list.
April 6, 2011 RHP Chris Bootcheck assigned to Durham Bulls.
February 16, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent RHP Chris Bootcheck to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 20, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates sent Chris Bootcheck outright to Indianapolis Indians.
August 7, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Chris Bootcheck from Indianapolis Indians.
April 9, 2009 Chris Bootcheck assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.

Christopher Brandon Bootcheck Bio Info

He, his wife Jina and daughter Marin (9/20/07) reside in Cumming, GA during the off-season...Selected by Tampa Bay in the 17th round of the June 1997 draft out of LaPorte High School in Indiana, but he did not sign...Finished 8-2 with a 4.94 ERA in 20 outings as a freshman at Auburn University in 1998...Posted an 8-2 record, 5.57 ERA and 125 strikeouts in 22 outings as a sophomore at Auburn University in 1999...Appeared in one game with Team USA during the summer of 1999...Compiled an 8-2 record, 3.76 ERA and 101 strikeouts in 19 outings as a junior at Auburn University in 2000. 2011 Assigned to Triple A Durham after signing with Tampa Bay as a minor league free agent on February 14, 2011...Sidelined April 13-May 1 with a concussion...Finished 2-1 with a 3.11 ERA (37.2IP/13ER) and 29 strikeouts in six outings (five starts) during June...Released by the Rays organization on July 2. 2010 Appeared in 15 games with Yokohama in the Japanese Baseball League during the 2010 season. 2009 Selected to the International League's mid-season all-star squad as he spent the majority of the 2009 season with Triple A Indianapolis after signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a minor league free agent during the off-season...Third in the International League with 20 saves...Did not allow a run in 14 straight outings May 29-July 11, fanning 19 batters in 13.2 scoreless innings...Had his contract purchased by Pittsburgh from Indianapolis for the remainder of the season on August 7. 2008 Sidelined to begin the 2008 season with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim with a left oblique strain...Appeared in three games with Single A Rancho Cucamonga during an injury rehabilitation assignment April 12-20...Made 10 appearances with the Angels before being sidelined June 9-July 3 with a right elbow strain...Joined Rancho Cucamonga for a second injury rehabilitation assignment June 28-July 3...Had his contract outrighted by the Angels to Triple A Salt Lake for the remainder of the season on July 3...Compiled a 1.10 ERA (23.1IP/5ER) in 12 outings with Salt Lake during August. 2007 Completed season with 3-3 record and 4.77 ERA (77.1 IP - 41 ER) in a career-high 51 games pitched...Allowed 81 hits (7 HR), walked 24 and struck out 56...Made first Opening Day roster as a nonroster invitee to Spring Training...Posted 2.89 ERA in May (9.1 IP - 3 ER) in five games...Was 3-0 with a 3.86 ERA (42 IP - 18 ER) in 26 games at home...Worked scoreless 9th inning to earn first Major League win, June 3 vs. Baltimore...Other two victories came June 24 vs. Pittsburgh and July 29 vs. Detroit...Longest outing was 3.1 innings pitched, May 24 at Detroit (5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 1 HR, 1 HB, 1 SO)...Strikeout high was four, July 17 at Tampa Bay...Opponents batted .274 against him...He and wife Jina announced the arrival of daughter Marin Lilly Bootcheck Sept. 20th (6 lbs 3 oz.19.5 inches long at 10:51 AM). 2006 He spent four different trips with the Angels in 2006. Bootcheck pitched in seven games out of the bullpen and allowed 12 earned runs in 10 1/3 innings (10.45 ERA). He worked mainly from the bullpen with Triple-A Salt Lake and went 4-3 with a 6.72 ERA in 40 games (five starts). Bootcheck went on the 15-day disabled list in May, suffering from a strained left hamstring. He has been in the Angels organization since 2001 and has appeared in the Major Leagues during three of those seasons. 2005 Split fifth professional season between Triple-A Salt Lake and the Angels ... Finished 7-4 with a 5.42 ERA (116.1 IP - 70 ER) in 21 starts for the Stingers ... Led club in starts and strikeouts (90) and was second in innings pitched (116.1) ... Registered 3-1 record and 4.04 ERA (62.1 IP - 70 ER) in 11 starts at home ... Was recalled and optioned by Angels three times each ... Overall, appeared in five games (two starts) with Angels, recording 0-1 mark and 3.38 ERA (18.2 IP - 7 ER) ... Allowed 19 hits (1 HR), walked four (1 IBB) and struck out eight ... As a starter, he was 0-1 with a 6.52 ERA (9.2 IP - 7 ER) ... Had no record and 0.00 ERA (9 IP) as a reliever ... Pitched four innings May 28 vs. Kansas City (2 H, 2 BB, 2 SO), earning first ML save. 2004 Spent fourth professional season at triple-A Salt Lake...Posted 11-9 record with three complete games, one shutout and a 5.12 ERA (163.1 IP - 93 ER) in 28 starts...Allowed 202 hits (22 HR), walked 60 and struck out 105... Led Trappers in wins, complete games, shutouts, innings pitched and strikeouts...Set career his in starts and tied career-best in complete games and shutouts...CG total ranked tied for first in Pacific Coast League...Named PCL Pitcher of the Week, Aug. 23-29, posting 2-0 record with one complete game and a 0.64 ERA (14 IP - 1 ER) in two starts...Longest win streak was three games (twice), including last three starts of season (Aug. 24-Sept. 3)...Lone nine inning complete game came Aug. 24 vs. Las Vegas (6-0 SHO; 9 IP, 5 H, 4 BB, 6 SO)...Struck out season high eight batters on two occasions. 2003 Began third professional season at Triple-A Salt Lake...Posted 8-9 record with three complete games and 4.25 ERA (171.1 IP - 81 ER) in 28 games (26 starts)...Allowed 194 hits (19 HR), walked 43 and struck out 82 in that span...Finished second on club in wins, starts and strikeouts and led club in innings pitched...Ranked fourth in innings pitched in Pacific Coast League...Was 7-8 with a 4.07 ERA as starter and 1-1 with a 8.22 ERA as reliever...Dropped first four decisions (eight starts), April 5-May 18...Won five of last seven decisions...Longest win streak was three, July 17-27...Was 1-2 in complete games, registering lone win June 13 at Fresno (9 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 1 SO)...Strikeout high was six, Aug. 7 vs. Portland (8 IP) and Aug. 27 vs. Edmonton (7 IP)...Finished 5-3 with a 3.78 ERA on road...Best month was July, posting 3-0 record and 2.91 ERA in five games...Had contract selected from Salt Lake, Sept. 5...Made major league debut as starter, Sept. 9 at Oakland, dropping 8-1 decision (3.1 IP, 7 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 3 HR, 3 BB, 2 SO)...Overall with Angels, pitched in four games (one start), finishing 0-1 with a 9.58 ERA (10.1 IP - 11 ER)...Allowed 16 hits (5 HR), walked six and struck out seven. 2002 Split season between double-A Arkansas and triple-A Salt Lake...Finished 8-7 with three complete games and a 4.81 ERA (116 IP - 62 ER) in 19 starts for Arkansas...Ranked second in Texas League in complete games...Posted 4-3 mark with one complete game, one shutout and a 3.88 ERA (58 IP - 25 ER) in nine starts for Salt Lake...Combined on season, walked 51 and struck out 128 in 174 innings pitched...Set career highs in starts (28), complete games (4) and strikeouts. 2001 Began professional career at single-A Rancho Cucamonga...Posted 8-4 record with one complete game and a 3.93 ERA (87 IP b 38 ER) in 15 games (14 starts)...Walked 23 and struck out 86...Promoted to double-A Arkansas during season and registered 3-3 mark with one complete game and a 5.45 ERA (36.1 IP - 22 ER) in six starts. 2000 Selected by Anaheim in the first round (20th overall pick) of the June 2000 draft, but he did not pitch after signing on September 12.