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Bobby Jenks MLB Career Stats

348 16-20 3.53 357.1 351 1.25

Bobby Jenks Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Scott Jenks
  • Born: 3/14/1981 in Mission Hills, CA
  • Draft: 2000, Anaheim Angels, 5th rd. (140th overall)
  • High School: Inglemoor, Kenmore, WA
  • Debut: 7/6/2005
  • Last Game: 7/7/2011
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MLB Career Stats 16 20 3.53 348 0 173 357.1 351 1.25


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Bobby Jenks Stats

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Bobby Jenks Advanced Stats

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Bobby Jenks Statcast Events


Bobby Jenks Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2005 Chi White Sox AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Chi White Sox AL
2007 Chi White Sox AL

DHL Delivery Man of the Month

Month Team League
06/2006 Chi White Sox AL
06/2010 Chi White Sox AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2005 Birmingham SOU Double-A Breakthrough Performer

Year Team League
2005 Birmingham SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Birmingham SOU

Bobby Jenks Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2005 6 22nd in AL
2006 41 2nd in AL
2007 40 2nd in AL
2008 30 8th in AL
2009 29 8th in AL
2010 27 8th in AL


Season G Rank
2006 67 16th in AL
2007 66 22nd in AL

Bobby Jenks Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 3, 2012 Boston Red Sox released RHP Bobby Jenks.
February 21, 2012 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from January 2012 back surgery.
October 31, 2011 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Bobby Jenks from the 60-day disabled list.
August 31, 2011 Boston Red Sox transferred RHP Bobby Jenks from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 27, 2011 sent RHP Bobby Jenks on a rehab assignment to Salem Red Sox.
July 16, 2011 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 8, 2011. Left back tightness
June 28, 2011 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Bobby Jenks from the 15-day disabled list.
June 25, 2011 sent RHP Bobby Jenks on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
June 8, 2011 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 15-day disabled list. Left back tightness
May 31, 2011 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Bobby Jenks from the 15-day disabled list.
May 27, 2011 sent RHP Bobby Jenks on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 5, 2011 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 2, 2011. right biceps strain
December 21, 2010 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Bobby Jenks.
December 2, 2010 RHP Bobby Jenks elected free agency.
July 2, 2010 Chicago White Sox activated RHP Bobby Jenks.
June 27, 2010 RHP Bobby Jenks roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.

Robert Scott Jenks Bio Info

Married Adele...has four children, Cuma, Nolan, Rylan and Jackson...participated in Major League Baseball's Career Development seminar in January 2003...attended Inglemoor High School in Bothell, Wash. 2011 Limited to 19 games in his 1st season with the Red Sox due to 3 separate stints on the DL...Missed from 5/5 (retro to 5/2) to 5/30 with a right biceps strain...On the disabled list again from 6/8-27 and 7/16 (retro to 7/8) through the end of the season with left back tightness...Was transferred to the 60-day DL on 8/31...Registered over a strikeout per inning (1.09 K/IP) for the 2nd straight season (1.16 in 2010 with CWS) and 4th time in his career (also 2005-06 with CWS)...Tossed 4.0 hitless and scoreless frames over his 1st 4 outings with the Red Sox from 4/2-12, yielding just 2 walks with 5 strikeouts in that time...The 4 appearances with no hits marked his longest such stretch to start a season while the 4 games with no runs to start the year tied for his 2nd-longest streak (also 2007) behind a 7-gamer in 2008...Was the 1st hurler to begin his Red Sox career with 4 hitless and scoreless outings of at least 1.0 inning since Stan Belinda in 1995...2011 marked his 1st Major League season without a save...Pitched a scoreless 7th inning on 4/8 vs. NYY for his 4th career hold and 1st since 9/7/05 vs. KC while with CWS...Gave up career-high 4 earned runs over 0.1 IP on 4/15 vs. TOR for the loss...Matched career highs with 4 runs allowed (3rd time) and 4 hits allowed (6th time)...Earned his 1st win as a member of the Red Sox on 4/21 at LAA with a perfect 10th inning...The Sox scored twice in the top of the 11th and held on for a 4-2 win...Held opponents scoreless in 7 of his 8 outings after being activated from his 1st DL stint on 5/31...Went 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA (2 ER/7.0 IP) and 7 strikeouts in that time...Made 2 rehab outings with Triple-A Pawtucket from 5/27-29, allowing 1 run over 2.0 innings with 2 K's...Also pitched in rehab with Double-A Portland on 6/25 and threw a scoreless inning with 1 strikeout. 2010 Finished among American League relief leaders in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (6th, 10.42, 61 strikeouts/52.2 IP), save percentage (6th, 87.1), saves (8th, 27) and games finished (8th, 46)...Missed most of the final month of the season with ulnar neuritis in his right forearm...Had the 2nd-best ground ball/fly ball ratio in the AL out of the bullpen at 3.23 (84 ground balls/26 fly balls)...Recorded 61 K's, 2nd-highest total of his career behind 80 in 2006...Posted a career-high 4.44 ERA (26 ER/52.2 IP)...Successful in 27 of 31 save opportunities, including 19 of 20 in the 1st half...Posted a 4.03 ERA (13 ER/29.0 IP) in save chances...Posted a 2.77 ERA (8 ER/26.0 IP) at home compared to 6.08 (18 ER/26.2 IP) on the road...Opponents hit a career-high .260 (54-for-208), including a .277 clip (28-for-101) by right-handers, up from .202 (23-for-114) in 2009...Held his 1st batters faced to a .173 mark (9-for-52)...Surrendered just 3 homers, down from 9 in 2009...Tied for 5th fewest yielded by an AL reliever (min. 50.0 IP)...Allowed just 12.5 percent (2 of 16) of inherited runners to score, the 10th lowest mark among AL hurlers who inherited at least 10 runners...Yielded 11 stolen bases, tied for the 3rd most among American League relievers...Led the Majors with 8 saves in Interleague Play, converting each of his 8 chances vs. the National League...Collected his 150th career save on 4/25 vs. SEA (1.0 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K)...Converted a season-high, 15 consecutive saves from 5/11-7/15, posting a 2.45 ERA (6 ER/22.0 IP) in 23 games overall during that span...Won the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month Award for June after posting a 0.75 ERA (1 ER/12.0 IP) and going 10-for-10 in save chances...Earned 162nd career save on 6/23 vs. ATL (1.0 IP, 0 R, 1 H), moving past Roberto Hernandez and into 2nd place in White Sox history...Was on the Major League Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List from 6/27-7/1...Struck out side in order and picked up the save on 7/28 vs. SEA, 1st time accomplishing that feat since 9/2/06 at KC...Appeared in just 2 games between 8/6-18 due to a sore lower back...Tied a career high with 3.0 innings of work on 8/22 at KC (3rd time, 1st since 2005)...Saved both games of a doubleheader on 9/4 at BOS with 2.1 scoreless frames in total...Marked 2nd time saving both tilts in a twin bill (also 7/24/07 vs. DET)...Did not pitch after 9/4 due to ulnar neuritis in his right forearm, missing the club's final 27 games. 2009 Went 3-4 with a 3.71 ERA (22 ER/53.1 IP) and 29 saves in his fifth season with the White Sox...fell one save shy of his fourth straight 30-save campaign...suffered a strained right calf on 9/22 and missed the final 11 games...was successful in 29 of his 35 save opportunities (82.9 percent)...the six blown saves marked a career high and tied for the fourth-most in the American League, while his 82.9 save percentage was his lowest...his 3.71 era was up from his 2.63 mark in 2008...posted a 3.53 era (14 ER/35.2 IP) in save situations and a 4.08 era (8 er/17.2 IP) in non-save outings...converted 1-3 save chances when throwing more than 1.0 IP...struck out 49 batters, 11 more than his 2008 total (38)...averaged 8.3 strikeouts per 9.0 IP with a 3.1 strikeout-to-walk ratio, compared to 5.5 and 2.2 in 2008...20 of his 29 saves came in the first half...right-handers batted .202 (23-114), compared to a .309 (29-94) mark by lefties...surrendered nine home runs, the most of any AL closer and tied for eighth among all AL relievers...was successful in 12 of 14 save chances vs. the AL Central with a 3.79 era (8 er/19.0 IP)...recorded six of his saves during interleague play, and was 6-6 in save opportunities vs. Kansas City...picked up the save on opening day vs. Kansas City with 1.0 scoreless IP...made a season-best 10 straight scoreless appearances from 4/12-5/12 (10.0 IP)...converted 12 straight save chances to begin the season...earned the win on 6/11 vs. Detroit (2 ER/1.0 IP) despite registering his second blown save...registered his 10th save of more than 1.0 IP on 7/11 at Minnesota (1 er/1.1 IP)...previous save of more than 1.0 IP was on 9/21/08 at Kansas City (1.1 IP)...worked a season-high 2.0 IP on 8/12 at Seattle and 9/9 vs. Oakland...was charged with his sixth blown save on 9/17 at Seattle, yielding two solo home runs in the ninth inning...suffered a right calf strain during batting practice on 9/22 and missed the rest of the season. 2008 Became the first pitcher in White Sox history to record 30 saves in three consecutive seasons...ranks third in club history with 117 saves, passing Keith Foulke (100) and Hoyt Wilhelm (98) during the season...recorded his 100th save on 5/26 at Cleveland, becoming the second-fastest pitcher in major-league history (187 games) to reach that milestone, behind only Kazuhiro Sasaki (160 games)...was also the 10th-youngest pitcher since 1969 to reach 100 saves (source: stats, inc.)...named one of 10 finalists for the DHL Major League Baseball "Delivery Man of the Year" Award for the third consecutive season...ranked sixth in the American League leaders in save percentage (88.2) and eighth in saves (30)...struck out 38 batters, the second consecutive season his totals have dropped (80 in 2006 and 56 in 2007)...had a 2.23 era (9 er/36.1 ip) in save situations and a 3.33 (9 er/24.1 ip) otherwise...his 1.95 era (7 er/32.1 ip) in the first half was 1.43 lower than his 3.38 (11 ER/29.1 IP) mark after the Midsummer opponents to a .230 average...19 of his 30 saves came on the road...posted a 1.50 era (4 er/24.0 ip) during the day, compared to a 3.35 ERA (14 ER/37.2 IP) at night...registered his first two career pickoffs...allowed just two of nine inherited runners to score ... was successful in 15 of 17 save situations with a 2.32 era vs. al central opponents...opponents hit .193 (11-57) with runners in scoring position and .100 (3-30) with risp and two outs...surrendered just three home runs...the no. 3-9 batters combined to hit .187 (.373 for no. 1-2)...pitched without rest 14 times, compiling a 3.07 ERA (5 ER/14.2 IP)...saved six of Chicago's first nine wins...suffered first blown save on 4/17 at Baltimore, ending a string of 10 straight saves converted (dating back to 2007)...picked up victories in back-to-back outings on 4/24 vs. the Yankees and 4/26 vs. Baltimore...passed Wilhelm (98) on the club's all-time saves list with no. 99 on 5/22 vs. Cleveland...earned his 101st save on 5/28 at Cleveland to move past Keith foulke into third place in sox history...made a season-high nine straight scoreless appearances from 5/14-6/3...worked a season-high 2.0 ip on 6/4 vs. Kansas City (Bs, 2 er)...allowed 11 hits over eight games from 6/4-29 (9.0 ip)...was on the disabled list from 7/9-18 with left scapula bursitis (did not pitch from 6/30-7/19) on 7/21 vs. Kansas City was his first since 6/28 vs. the Cubs...recorded a 0.95 ERA (2 ER/19.0 IP) in 18 games from 6/26-8/25...went 1.2 IP for his 28th save on 9/3 at Cleveland, ending a string of 74 saves of three outs or less...marked his second-longest outing for a save (2.0 IP on 9/13/05 at Kansas City)...previous save of more than three outs came on 8/17/06 vs. Kansas City...also became the first pitcher since Mariano Rivera on 7/16/06 vs. the White Sox to post the save after inducing a ground-ball double play with the tying run on base or at-bat in each of the last two innings...suffered the loss and his string of 15 straight saves came to an end on 9/25 at Minnesota (2 er/2.1 ip)...outing was his longest since 8/8/06 vs. the Yankees (2.2 ip)...saved his 30th game on 9/30 vs. Minnesota to secure the AL Central division. 2007 Saved 40 games in his second full season with the White Sox, becoming the first pitcher in club history to record at least 40 saves in back-to-back campaigns...was named to his second consecutive American League All-Star Game (did not pitch), the first reliever in franchise history to accomplish the feat and first White Sox pitcher since Jack McDowell (1991-93)...retired 41 consecutive batters (42 outs) from 7/17-8/12, tied for the longest streak in baseball history with San Francisco's Jim Barr (1972)...named one of 10 finalists for the DHL Major League Baseball "Delivery Man of the Year" award for the second consecutive season...ranked second in the AL in games finished (62), tied for second in saves and tied for fifth in save percentage (87.0)...his 2.77 ERA (20 ER/65.0 IP) was down from 4.00 in 2006, and was the fifth-lowest among AL closers (min. 20 saves)...averaged 7.8 strikeouts and only 1.8 walks per 9.0 IP, compared to 10.3 and 4.0 in 2006...owned a 3.28 ERA (13 ER/35.2 IP) in the first half and a 2.15 ERA (7 ER/29.1 IP) after the All-Star Break...opponents hit .198 (45-227) with a .242 on-base and a .247 slugging percentage (.253/.334/.364 in 2006)...the .198 average was the third-best among AL closers...went 3-3 with two blown saves at home, compared to 0-2 with four blown saves on the road...right-handers hit .169 (22-130) and lefties .237 (23-97)...gave up just seven extra-base hits (19 in 2006) first batters faced to a .210 (13-62) average...allowed 33.3 percent (6-18) of inherited runners to score, up from 16.7 percent in 2006...did not surrender a home run to the first seven batters in the lineup (one each vs. No. 8 and 9)...had a 3.07 ERA (15 ER/44.0 IP) in save situations (2.14 ERA in non-save)...posted a 1.95 ERA (7 ER/32.1 IP) and 21 saves vs. AL Central foes, including eight saves against Detroit...pitched on no rest 21 times, going 0-3 with three blown saves...lasted more than 1.0 IP five times (5.63 ERA; 5 ER/8.0 IP)...53 of his 66 appearances were scoreless...made his second straight Opening Day roster...converted 16 straight saves from 4/11-6/16 (2.21 ERA )...surrendered a home run on 6/18 vs. Florida, ending a streak of 46 games without allowing a homer (45.1 IP)...his 23 saves at the All-Star Break were the third-highest in total in club history...saved both games on 7/24 vs. Detroit, becoming the first Sox pitcher to record two saves in one day since Bobby Thigpen on 7/27/91 at Boston...had his record-tying streak begin on 7/17 at Cleveland following a pinch-hit home run by Ryan Garko...made 13 straight appearances of at least 1.0 IP without allowing a baserunner, most in baseball since at least 1957 (SABR)...his streak ended on 8/20 vs. Kansas City on Joey Gathright's single to left field...made 18 straight scoreless outings (18.0 IP) from 7/19-9/4 after going 0-1 with a 9.45 ERA (7 ER/6.2 IP) and three blown saves in his previous seven outings...picked up his 40th save on 9/28 vs. Detroit...compiled a 1.05 ERA (3 ER/25.2 IP) over his final 24 games. 2006 Recorded 41 saves in his first full season in the major leagues, the third-highest total in White Sox history...became the third pitcher in baseball history to record at least 40 saves in either his first or second season in the major leagues, joining Seattle's Kaz Sasaki (45 in 2001, second season) and Washington's Chad Cordero (47 in 2005, second season)...finished third in the American League Rolaids Relief Man standings with 117 points...was named one of 10 finalists for the DHL Major League Baseball "Delivery Man of the Year"...ranked third in the AL in saves and sixth in save percentage (91.1)...averaged 10.3 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (80 SO/69.2 IP), eighth-best among AL relievers...was named to his first AL All-Star Team (did not pitch) after going 2-1 with a 2.83 ERA (13 ER/41.1 IP) and 26 saves in 27 chances in the first half...his 26 saves at the All-Star Break tied Roberto Hernandez (1996) for the second-highest total in Sox history...compiled a 5.72 ERA (18 ER/28.1 IP) with 15 saves in 18 chances after the break...was 3-2 with a 3.00 ERA (14 ER/42.0 IP) at home and 0-2 with a 5.53 ERA (17 ER/27.2 IP) and all five home runs allowed on the road...allowed 16.7 percent (5-30) of his inherited runners to score, the second-best mark in the first batters to a .197 (12-61) average ... 46 of his 67 appearances were scoreless...threw more than 1.0 IP 13 times and went a season-high 2.2 IP on two occasions (7/9 vs. Boston and 8/8 vs. the Yankees)...pitched in back-to-back games 17 times and on one day of rest 16 times...all five of his home runs allowed came vs. right-handed hitters...opponents hit .247 (21-85) with runners in scoring position, but just .150 (6-40) with RISP and two batters to a .115 (15-130) average with two strikes...made his first Opening Day roster...his ERA was 2.77 on 5/4 but he allowed five runs in 1.2 IP over his next three appearances as his ERA rose to 5.52...suffered first blown save on 5/5 vs. the Royals, ending his string of 12 consecutive saves converted dating to 2005...over his next 20 games from 5/14-7/1, gave up just one run on 11 hits in 22.1 IP with 15 saves in 15 chances, lowering his ERA to 2.41...received the DHL Delivery Man of the Month Award for June after posting 10 saves with a 0.60 ERA (1 ER/15.0 IP)...picked up the save on 7/5 vs. Baltimore but did not pitch in a save situation again until 7/28 at Baltimore...allowed 12 runs in 11 games from 7/5-8/4 (12.1 IP)...matched his season high with 2.2 IP and four strikeouts in his only win on 8/8 vs. the Yankees ... posted back-to-back blown saves for the first time in his career on 9/4 at Boston and 9/8 vs. Cleveland...left the team in Boston on 9/5 to undergo an MRI on his right hip in Chicago (results were negative)...became the third Sox pitcher to reach the 40-save mark on 9/11 at Los Angeles...was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 1 Prospect in the Sox organization entering the season. 2005 Appeared in 32 games in relief with the White Sox in his first major-league season...averaged 11.44 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (50 SO/39.1 IP), which ranked sixth among American League opponents to a .225 (34-151) average...lefties batted just .105 (6-57) and right-handers .298 (28-94)...was successful on six of eight save chances and posted three holds...24 of his 32 outings were scoreless...recorded at least one strikeout in 25 of 32 outings, including two or more 16 times...compiled a 2.13 ERA (9 ER/38.0 IP) after the All-Star Break, including a streak of 16.0 consecutive IP without allowing an earned run from 8/16-9/13...was recalled from Class AA Birmingham on 7/5...made his major-league debut on 7/6 vs. Tampa Bay, pitching a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts...reached 101-mph on the radar gun on 7/27 at Kauffman Stadium (0 ER/2.0 IP)...earned first career hold on 7/30 at Baltimore...threw 2.0 scoreless IP on 8/2 vs. Toronto and 8/5 vs. Seattle...retired Gary Sheffield, Alex Rodriguez and Hideki Matsui in order on 8/8 at New York...tossed 3.0 scoreless IP on 8/16 vs. Minnesota with four strikeouts...recorded first save on 8/25 vs. Minnesota...matched career highs on 9/9 vs. the Angels with 3.0 scoreless IP and five strikeouts...his streak of 11 straight outings without allowing an earned run (16.0 IP) ended on 9/15 at Kansas City (1 ER/1.0 IP)...earned his first major-league victory on 9/16 at Minnesota, retiring all four batters faced...recorded his third save on 9/18 at Minnesota, striking out Matthew LeCroy to end the game...suffered his first two career blown saves in consecutive games on 9/19-20 vs. Cleveland and his first career loss on 9/22 vs. Minnesota...saved the AL Central division-clinching win at Detroit on 9/29...also saved the first two games of the season-ending, three-game sweep at Cleveland which eliminated the Indians from playoff contention...was 1-2 with 19 saves, a 2.75 ERA (13 ER/41.0 IP) and 48 strikeouts in 35 games with the Barons while being used out of the bullpen for the first time in his career...was tied for the Southern League lead in saves at the time of his opponents to a .227 (35-154) average and struck out 10.5 batters per 9.0 IP ... is ranked by Baseball America as the No. 1 Prospect in the White Sox organization entering the 2006 season...was converted to a reliever by the Sox after being claimed off waivers on 12/17/04...Posted a 2.25 ERA (2 ER/8.0 IP) with four saves and eight strikeouts in six relief appearances for the World Champion White Sox...was four of five in save situations...pitched in all four World Series contests, saving two games (2 ER/5.0 IP)...became the first rookie in major-league history to earn the save in the clinching game of the World Series in Game 4 at Houston with a scoreless ninth inning...also was the first rookie to finish the clinching game for the winning team in the Fall Classic since the Dodgers' Larry Sherry won Game 6 of the 1959 World Series...tossed 2.0 scoreless IP in Game 3 of the World Series...suffered his only blown save of the postseason in Game 2 of the World Series (2 ER/0.2 IP), allowing a two-run single to Houston's Jose Vizcaino...picked up the save in Game 1 of the World Series, striking out three...became the first rookie to earn a save in the World Series since Atlanta's Pedro Borbon Jr. (Game 4 of the 1995 WS)...did not pitch in the ALCS...earned the save in Game 2 and 3 of the ALDS vs. Boston...saved Game 2 against the Red Sox with 2.0 scoreless IP, becoming the second pitcher in the last 30 years to record a save of six or more outs in his postseason debut (St. Louis' Steve Kline in the 2001 NLDS). 2004 Was ranked by Baseball America prior to the season as the No. 5 Prospect in the Anaheim organization...missed most of season with an injured right elbow, making just five starts between Class AAA Salt Lake, Rookie Angels and Class A Rancho Cucamonga...was on the disabled list from 4/20-6/23 and again from 6/28 through the remainder of the season...last outing came in rehab assignment at Rancho Cucamonga on 6/27...was claimed off waivers from Anaheim on 12/17/04 (acquisition recommended by Gary Pellant and Bill Young). 2003 Spent the season at Class AA Arkansas, going 7-2 with a 2.17 ERA (20 ER/83.0 IP) and 103 strikeouts in 16 starts...set career bests in wins, ERA and starts...missed most of the first three months with right elbow irritation...averaged 11.2 strikeouts per 9.0 IP...allowed just two home runs, an average of 0.22 per 9.0 opponents to a .191 (56-293) average...won five straight decisions from 7/6-8/14...struck out season-high 10 on 8/26 at Midland...named organization Player of the Month for August after going 3-1 with a 0.82 ERA (3 ER/33.0 IP) in six starts...made one rehab start for Rookie Mesa...pitched for San Juan in the Puerto Rican Winter League, going 5-1 with a 3.14 ERA (18 ER/51.2 IP) and 47 strikeouts in 11 games (eight starts)...led the league in wins and complete games (two) and ranked second in strikeouts. 2002 Combined to go 6-11 with a 4.71 ERA (65 ER/124.1 IP) and a career-high 122 strikeouts in 21 games (20 starts) between Arkansas and Class A Rancho Cucamonga...averaged 8.8 strikeouts per 9.0 IP...began the season at Arkansas but was transferred to Rancho Cucamonga on 6/19...pitched for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League, going 1-1 with a 1.08 ERA (5 ER/41.2 IP) and 54 strikeouts in nine starts...led the league in strikeouts for the second straight season, becoming the second player in AFL history to lead the same category twoconsecutive seaons...was named AFL Player of the Week for 10/8-13. 2001 Made a career-high 23 starts between Class A Cedar Rapids (21) and Arkansas (2)...led the Kernels in starts and strikeouts (98)...led the AFL with 49 strikeouts while pitching for Scottsdale. 2000 Made pro debut at Advanced Rookie Butte...ranked second in the Pioneer League in losses (7) and fourth in walks (44)...was recommended/signed by Angels scout Jack Uhey.