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Brett Myers MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
97-96 4.25 1710.0 1379 1.33

Brett Myers Bio

  • Full Name: Brett Allen Myers
  • Born: 8/17/1980 in Jacksonville, FL
  • Draft: 1999, Philadelphia Phillies, 1st rd. (12th overall)
  • High School: Englewood, Jacksonville, FL
  • Debut: July 24, 2002
  • Last Game: 4/19/2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 97 96 4.25 381 252 40 1710.0 1379 1.33

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Awards

Brett Myers Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

Astros Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2010 Houston NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2001 Reading EAS
2002 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre INT

Brett Myers Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2005 3.72 20th in NL
2006 3.91 15th in NL
2010 3.14 14th in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
2003 14 12th in NL
2005 13 19th in NL
2006 12 20th in NL
2010 14 11th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2003 .609 10th in NL
2005 .619 12th in NL
2006 .632 11th in NL
2010 .636 8th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2003 143 24th in NL
2005 208 3rd in NL
2006 189 5th in NL
2008 163 17th in NL
2010 180 13th in NL
2011 160 23rd in NL

Saves

Season SV Rank
2007 21 11th in NL
2012 19 15th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2003 1.46 9th in NL
2004 1.47 9th in NL
2006 1.30 25th in NL
2008 1.38 14th in NL
2011 1.31 21st in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2003 .272 11th in NL
2004 .281 8th in NL
2008 .267 16th in NL
2010 .248 22nd in NL
2011 .267 16th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2003 32 15th in NL
2005 34 8th in NL
2010 33 6th in NL
2011 33 4th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2002 1 22nd in NL
2003 1 24th in NL
2004 1 17th in NL
2005 2 15th in NL
2006 1 21st in NL
2008 2 6th in NL
2010 2 6th in NL
2011 2 9th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2003 1 11th in NL
2004 1 9th in NL
2008 1 7th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2005 215.1 18th in NL
2006 198.0 25th in NL
2010 223.2 5th in NL
2011 216.0 9th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 6.67 22nd in NL
2005 8.69 3rd in NL
2006 8.59 4th in NL
2008 7.72 16th in NL
2010 7.24 23rd in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2005 3.06 16th in NL
2006 3.00 11th in NL
2008 2.51 17th in NL
2010 2.73 15th in NL
2011 2.81 24th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 76 17th in NL
2005 68 17th in NL
2008 65 24th in NL
2010 66 20th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
2003 205 11th in NL
2004 196 24th in NL
2008 197 19th in NL
2010 212 8th in NL
2011 226 4th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2004 31 6th in NL
2005 31 6th in NL
2006 29 5th in NL
2008 29 6th in NL
2010 20 21st in NL
2011 31 2nd in NL

Brett Myers Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 29, 2013 Cleveland Indians released RHP Brett Myers.
August 24, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Brett Myers on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
June 27, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Brett Myers on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
June 24, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Brett Myers on a rehab assignment to Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 10, 2013 Cleveland Indians transferred RHP Brett Myers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 17, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Brett Myers on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
April 21, 2013 Cleveland Indians placed RHP Brett Myers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 20, 2013. Right elbow inflammation.
January 4, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed free agent RHP Brett Myers.
November 3, 2012 RHP Brett Myers elected free agency.
July 21, 2012 Houston Astros Traded RHP Brett Myers to Chicago White Sox; Birmingham Barons Traded RHP Matt Heidenreich to Corpus Christi Hooks and Winston-Salem Dash Traded LHP Blair Walters to Lancaster JetHawks.
September 5, 2011 Brett Myers roster status changed by Houston Astros.
January 12, 2010 Houston Astros signed free agent Brett Myers.
November 6, 2009 RHP Brett Myers elected free agency.
October 27, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Brett Myers.
September 4, 2009 Brett Myers roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
September 1, 2009 Reading Phillies sent RHP Brett Myers on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 26, 2009 Brett Myers assigned to Reading Phillies from Lakewood BlueClaws.
August 23, 2009 Brett Myers assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Clearwater Threshers.
August 20, 2009 Brett Myers assigned to Clearwater Threshers.
July 3, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies transferred RHP Brett Myers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 30, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Brett Myers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 28, 2009. Right hip inflammation.

Brett Allen Myers Bio Info

Full name BRETT ALLEN MYERS...Married, Kim...Couple has one daughter, Kylie (10) and three sons, Kolt (7), Koda (2) and Kace (1)... A 1999 graduate of Englewood High School (FL), going 8-2 with a 0.80 ERA in 78.0 innings (25 H, 34 BB, 131 SO) in his senior year. 2012 Split the season between Houston and Chicago-AL, going a combined 3-8 with a 3.31 ERA (24 ER/65.1 IP), 19 saves and eight holds over a career-high 70 appearances... Acquired from Houston with cash considerations on July 21...Went 0-4 with a 3.52 ERA (12ER/30.2IP) and 19 saves over 35 games with the Astros and 3-4 with a 3.12 mark (12ER/34.2 IP) with the White Sox ... Converted 19 of his 21 save opportunities with Houston... Allowed 23.8% (5-21) of inherited runners to score...Worked 2.0IP three times (8/27 at Baltimore, 9/14 at Minnesota & 9/30 vs. TB), matching his career high in relief. On the year batters hit .261 (65-249) off him with a .721 OPS...RH hitters hit .245 (35-143) off him... Concluded season with the Sox by posting an ERA of 2.81 in 15 Sept/Oct outings (16.0IP, 14H, 5ER, 12K)...Has four Opening Day starts in his career, three for Philadelphia (2007-09) and one for Houston (2011)...As a starter, is 89-79 with a 4.27 ERA (740ER/1560IP) in 249 career starts...Has tossed 12 career complete-games. 2011 Led the club in starts and innings pitched...marked his second straight year to reach the 200-inning mark and the third time in his career (also, 2005)...finished T-9th in the NL in innings pitched...went 4-0 with a 1.24 ERA (5ER/36.1IP) in a run of five starts from Aug. 27 - Sept. 23, allowing only one earned run in each of those starts...the last Astros pitcher to start five consecutive games, while allowing one-or-fewer runs, was Wandy Rodriguez from July 25 - Aug. 16, 2010...finished the season 4-1 with a 2.62 ERA (10ER/34.1IP) in five starts in September...made a relief appearance on Aug. 30 vs. PIT before missing his next scheduled start due to the impending birth of his fourth child, Kace Ryan, on Sept. 12...marked his first relief app. since Oct. 4, 2009 vs. FLA...tossed the only two complete games for the Astros, a win on June 17 at LAD (2ER/9.0IP) and a loss on July 26 at STL (3ER/8IP)...fanned a season-high 11 batters on July 15 vs. PIT, his 15th career double-digit strikeout game...since the beginning of the 2010 season, ranks fifth in the NL in innings pitched (439.2) and tied for ninth in quality starts (43)...started on Opening Day on April 1 at PHI and did not factor into the decision after allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits in 7.0 innings...became just the second Astro on Opening Day to toss at least 7.0 innings without recording a strikeout, joining Robin Roberts on April 12, 1966 at LAD...was the fourth OD start of his career and his first since doing so for the Phillies in three straight seasons from 2007-09...has gone 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA (11ER/25.2IP) in his four career Opening Day starts. 2010 Led the Astros pitching staff with a 14-8 record and a 3.14 ERA (78ER/223.2IP) in 33 starts... set career marks in ERA and innings pitched, and tied his career high in wins... ranked fifth in the NL in innings pitched and tied for seventh with 24 quality starts... named Astros Pitcher of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America... hurled 6.0-or-more innings in his first 32 starts in 2010, which is a club record and the longest in the Majors to start a season since 2002 when Curt Schilling went 6.0-or-more inning in his first 35 starts/apps... became one of just five MLB pitchers since 1920 to go 6.0-or-more innings in their first 32 apps. to start a season... joined RHP Roy Oswalt as just the second set of Astros teammates to begin a season with at least 10 straight starts of 6+ innings... the only other teammates in Astros history to do so were LHP Mike Hampton (14 starts) and RHP Jose Lima (13 starts) in 1998... finished the season 8-0 with a 2.01 ERA (22ER/98.2IP) in 14 starts at home... ranked fourth in the NL in home ERA... is just the second Astros starter to finish a season undefeated at home (min. 10 starts), also, Jim Deshaies (6-0 in 11 starts at home in 1987)... went 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA (1ER/14IP) in two starts at Wrigley Field in Chicago... in his nine career appearances at the venue, has posted a 4-2 record with one save and a 1.52 ERA (8ER/47.1IP)... his ERA in Chicago ranks as the lowest in baseball among active pitchers (min. 30IP)... with his win on Aug. 23 at PHI, became one of just 18 active pitchers to defeat every NL team... tied his career high by winning six consecutive decisions from Aug. 23-Sept. 24... tossed a complete game on July 27 at CHC, allowing only one run on four hits, while fanning a career-high-tying 12 hitters... marked his third career 12-strikeout game and first since Sept. 20, 2006 vs. CHC... posted a 6-2 record and a 3.20 ERA after July 27... combined with Wandy Rodriguez (3-1, 1.90) and Bud Norris (7-3, 3.84) to go 16-6 with a 2.90 ERA (80ER/248IP) in that span... went undefeated in July (3-0) and has not lost in the month of July since 2006... after June 23, was 9-3 in his final 18 starts with a 3.09 ERA (42ER/122.1IP)... recorded his 1,000th career strikeout on April 25 vs. PIT (Charlie Morton). 2009 Was the Opening Day starter and began the season in the starting rotation...finished 2009 in the bullpen... earned the win after pitching a season-high 8.0 innings, May 22 at NYY...was placed on the 15-day DL on May 30 (retroactive to May 28) with a right hip strain...had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip on June 4 (Dr. Michael Ciccotti)...made six rehab appearances before being activated on Sept. 4...appeared in relief for the remainder of the season...went 0-0, 6.43 ERA (5ER/7IP) in eight relief appearances...pitched 5.1 scoreless innings in five of his eight relief appearances and allowed five earned runs in 1.2 IP in the other three games (26.99 ERA). 2008 Was the Opening Day starter for the 2nd straight season and went 3-9, 5.84 ERA through his first 17 starts...Pitched 6.1 no-hit innings, 6/4 vs CIN and allowed only 1 hit in 7.1 innings, but took the loss (Phils lost, 2-0)...Was optioned to the minor leagues on 7/1 and made 4 starts (1-3, 2.19 ERA)...Recalled on 7/20 and went 7-4, 3.20 ERA in his final 13 starts of the season; went 7-2, 1.80 ERA, .216 opponents avg in 11 of the 13 starts...Allowed 1 ER or none in 6 of his 13 starts after being recalled...Became the 3rd Phillie in the last 30 years to allow 9 hits while pitching a shutout, 8/20 vs WSH; the other two: Jerry Koosman, 4/30/85 vs MTL (11 hits) and Curt Schilling, 5/6/00 at ATL (11)...Had a career-best 17.0-inning scoreless streak, 8/20-30 (3 GS), the 2nd-longest by a Phillie in 2008 (Hamels: 19.0 IP, 5/9-20)...Had 3 double-digit SO games: 5/3 vs SF, 5/30 vs FLA & 9/5 at NYM, bringing his career total to 11, 5th-most in franchise history...Had 52 SO in 45.1 IP over a 6-start span, 8/14-9/10 (10.32 SO/9.0 IP)...Allowed 5 HR over his final 13 starts (88.1 IP) after allowing 24 HR in his first 17 starts (101.2)...Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 20 of his 30 starts; went 10-6, 2.86 ERA in those starts...Finished the season with 936 SO, 9th-most in Phillies history and 5th-most among right-handed pitchers...Became the 1st pitcher in LCS history to collect 3 hits in a game, 10/10 vs LAD; also the 1st pitcher since 1919 to collect 3 hits and 3 RBI in a single playoff game (last: Dutch Ruether, 10/1/19 vs CWS, WS Game 1). 2007 Began the season as the Phillies' Opening Day starter (his first Opening Day assignment) and ended it as the closer... Threw the first and last pitches of the Phillies' season and was on the mound when the team clinched their first postseason berth in 14 years...Made 3 starts (0-2, 9.39 ERA) before being moved to the bullpen...Went 1-0, 6 SV, 0.90 ERA (2 ER, 20.0 IP) in his first 17 relief appearances...Phillies went 17-1 in his first 18 relief appearances...Averaged 13.5 SO/9.0 IP (30 SO/20.0 IP) in that span...Became the 1st Phillie to get a 2.0-inning (or more) save since 7/24/04 vs CHI (Tim Worrell), 5/9 at ARI...Left the game, 5/23 at FLA, and was placed on the 15-day DL on 5/25 (retroactive to 5/24) with a right shoulder strain...Made 3 rehab appearances with Clearwater (A) before being activated on 7/27...Went 2-1, 7 saves, 1.72 ERA (3 ER, 15.2 IP) in his final 14 appearances...Became the 17th different Phillie to get 20 or more saves in a season...Overall,went 5-5, 21 saves, 2.87 ERA (17, 53.1 IP) in 48 relief appearances; Phillies went 39-9 (.813) in those games. 2006 Led all Phillies starters in wins (12), ERA (3.91), starts (31), innings (198.0), strikeouts (189), winning % (.632) and opponents' batting average (.257)...Led all NL pitchers in SO (107) in the 2nd half...Posted double-digit wins for the 4th consecutive season, tied for 7th-longest in Phillies history; also reached 30 starts for the 4th straight year...Finished 5th in the NL in SO and 3rd in SO/9.0 IP (8.59)...Had a 2.90 ERA (26 ER, 80.2 IP) through his first 12 starts of the season...Pitched 7.2 shutout innings, 4/16 at COL, becoming the first visiting pitcher to win a 1-0 game at Coors Field...Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 10 consecutive starts, 4/16-6/4, going at least 7.0 innings in 7 of the 10 (Phillies went 8-2 in those starts)...Optioned to Clearwater (A) and placed on the temporary inactive list on 6/30 for personal reasons...Was removed from the temporary inactive list and recalled on 7/16...Won 5 consecutive road starts, 7/16-8/29...Allowed 3 straight HR in the 6th inning, 8/13 vs CIN, becoming the first Phillies pitcher to do that since Mike Welch, 8/2/98 vs SF...Went 4-1 in August, tying his career high for wins in a month (also went 4-1 in July 2005)...Tied his career high with 12 SO and pitched a season-high 9.0 innings, 9/20 vs CHI; his 6th career CG and first of the season...Averaged 9.8 SO/9.0 IP (93 SO, 85.0 IP) in his final 3 starts. 2005 Posted the lowest ERA (3.72) of his career, while making 34 starts and logging 215 1/3 innings, also career highs. ... Threw two of Philadelphia's four complete games, going 1-1 in those starts. ... His 13 wins were tied with Cory Lidle for second on the staff. 2004 Finished with 2nd-most wins on team (11)...Posted double digits in wins for 2nd straight season...Pitched 2nd career shutout, 5/20 vs LA (5 H, 2 BB, 5 SO)...Went 5-1, 3.16 ERA over an 8-start span, 5/9- 6/17 (Phillies went 7-1)...Had a team- and career-longest 5-game losing streak, 6/22-7/23, during which he had just 14 runs of support in the 6 games (including 6 runs in a no-decision)...Pitched 8.0 shutout innings and had season-high 9 SO, 8/8 at LA...Made 1st ML relief appearance, 9/18 vs MTL (L, 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 SO); was the team's 9th pitcher of the night in the 14th and final inning...Walked 2 batters or fewer in 20 of his 31 starts...Finished tied for team lead with 8 sacrifice hits (Randy Wolf). 2003 First season on Opening Day roster and 1st full season in the majors ... At 22 years, 7 months and 14 days on Opening Day, was the youngest pitcher to open the season in Phillies rotation since Calvin Maduro in 1997 (22 years, 6 months, 27 days) ... His 14 wins were tied for 12th most in the NL ... Struck out a career-high 11 batters in 1st start of season, 4/6 vs PIT; did not allow an earned run, but took the loss in Phillies' 2-0 defeat ... Pitched 7.2 scoreless innings, 4/28 at LA (6 H, 4 SO) ... Lost on 6/11 at ANA, and did not lose another game until 8/10 at SF, going 6-0 in 10 starts between losses ... Threw 1st ML shutout, 6/22 vs BOS (9.0 IP, 3 H) and at 22 years, 309 days old, became the youngest Phillie to pitch a shutout since Kevin Gross was 22 years, 83 days old on 8/30/83 ... Tied his career-high with a 12.0 scoreless inning streak, 6/22-28 ... Had a 16.1 walkless inning streak, 6/22-7/8; followed immediately by a career and team-best 22.0 walkless inning streak, 7/8-25 ... Took a shutout into the 9th inning, 7/20 vs MTL (8.2 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 10 SO) ... Phillies averaged 5.4 runs in his starts (174 runs/32 starts), just 2.4 runs in his 9 losses (22 runs) ... Had his 1st/only career multi-hit game, 9/11 at ATL (single, double) ... MISC: Has pitched or been scheduled to pitch on 9/11 each year since 2001 b 2001, start in Reading play-offs cancelled ... 2002, won 9-2 vs FLA ... 2002, won 8-3 at ATL. 2002 Began season with Scranton (AAA), becoming 1st AAA rookie to be Red Barons' Opening Day starter . . . Rated the best right-handed pitching prospect in the minor leagues by Baseball America and the 2nd-best prospect overall in the International League . . . Rated as having the best breaking ball and 3rd-best fastball velocity in the minors by BA . . . Finished 2nd in the IL with 4 CG . . . Pitched 16.1 innings in his first 2 triple-A starts and allowed just 3 ER (1.65 ERA) . . . Pitched a one-hitter, 4/25 vs Toledo (9.0 IP, 2 BB, 10 SO), earning IL Pitcher of the Week and Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week honors (4/22-28) . . . Missed 2 starts in May with a blister on his right index finger . . . Fined $450 and suspended for 5 games for throwing behind Drew Henson, 6/24 vs Columbus . . . Selected to Major League Baseball's annual All-Star Futures Game played at Miller Park on 7/7, for 2nd straight season (0.1 IP, H, SO) . . . Walked just 1 batter in his last 6 minor league starts, spanning 45.0 IP and had a streak of 39.1 innings (6/19-7/18) without issuing a walk . . . Was 4-0, 1.66 ERA in his last 5 starts with Scranton . . . Hit .263 (5-19), 2 doubles, 5 RBI, 4 sacs in minors . . . Contract purchased by Phillies, 7/24, and made ML debut that day in a start at Wrigley Field . . . Won his debut (8.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO), becoming just 5th ML pitcher in the last 30 years to pitch 8.0 or more innings and allow 2 hits or less in his ML debut . . . Threw 1st ML complete game, 8/14 vs MIL (won 4-1) . . . Became 1st Phillies rookie to pitch a CG since Carlton Loewer, 6/14/98 vs CHI . . . Posted a 2.62 ERA (10 ER, 34.1 IP) in 5 August starts . . . Doubled for his 1st ML hit (and extra-base hit), 8/20 at MIL . . . His RBI single on 9/18 at ATL was 1st ML RBI . . . Pitched through the 6th inning in 7 of his 12 ML starts . . . Selected to SportsTicker's 2002 All-Prospect Team. 2001 Made jump from low-A Piedmont to double-A Reading . . . Pitched at least 7.0 innings in 11 of 23 games . . . Struck out season-high 11 batters, 4/13 at Akron (7.0 IP) . . . Pitched 20.0 consecutive scoreless innings, 4/8-25 . . . Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April (3-0, 1.04 ERA, 26.0 IP, 3 ER, 28 SO) . . . Threw 7.0 inning shutout, 6/2 vs Trenton (2nd game) . . . Selected to Major League Baseball's All-Star Futures Game played at SAFECO Field, 7/8 (2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO) . . . Won 5 consecutive starts, 7/20-8/12 (2.68 ERA) . . . Eastern League Pitcher of the Week, 8/6-12 (2-0, 1.20 ERA, 15.0 IP, 2 ER, 13 SO, 3 BB) . . . Went 6-0 in last 10 regular season starts . . . Was 0-1, 2.25 ERA (8.0 IP, 2 ER) in 1 EL playoff start . . . Ranked Phillies' 2nd-best prospect by Baseball America and top minor league pitcher by USA Today Baseball Weekly . . . Pitched in Florida Instructional League. 2000 Spent entire season with Piedmont (A) . . . Ranked 2nd in South Atlantic League in innings (175.1) and tied for 3rd in wins (13) . . . Led team in starts (27) and strikeouts (140) . . . Threw 1st pro shutout, 5/22 at Columbus . . . Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week, 5/22-28 . . . Struck out season-high 12 batters, 8/7 at Charleston, SC (8.0 IP, 1 ER) . . . Pitched at least 6 innings in 22 of 27 starts . . . Was 0-1, 1.08 ERA in 1 playoff start (8.1 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, SO) . . . Rated 7th-best prospect in SAL and 2nd-best in Phillies organization by Baseball America. 1999 Phillies 1st round pick (12th overall) in June draft . . . Made pro debut with Gulf Coast Phillies (R) . . . Recorded 1st win, 8/7 vs GCL Yankees . . . Opposing batters hit just .177 against him . . . Named Phillies' 3rd-best prospect by Baseball America . . . Pitched in Florida Instructional League.