Jason Kershner

  • P
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2" /190

Jason Kershner MLB Career Stats

89 3-5 4.22 100.1 65 1.30

Jason Kershner Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Ashley Kershner
  • Born: 12/19/1976 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • Draft: 1995, Philadelphia Phillies, 12th rd. (325th overall)
  • High School: Saguaro (AZ) HS
  • Debut: 7/25/2002
  • Last Game: 6/16/2004
View More Bio Info +
MLB Career Stats 3 5 4.22 89 2 1 100.1 65 1.30


Note: Opponent can be found on current team or on team when both players met.

Jason Kershner Stats

*Since 2006

Jason Kershner Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Jason Kershner Statcast Events

Jason Ashley Kershner Bio Info

In 1995 graduated from Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Arizona...played high school baseball with NFL safely Mike Brown...travels to a different NFL stadium every off-season. 2006 Made 23 relief apps for the Brewers' Class AAA affiliate in Nashville...made his last appearance of the season on 6/15 vs Omaha...was released by the Brewers on 6/20...on 12/19 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training camp. 2005 Spent the season in Class AAA with the Red Sox' affiliate in Pawtucket and the Padres' affiliate in Portland...overall went 5-4, 3.76 with 3 saves in 61 relief apps...on 5/19 was traded to the Padres for cash. 2004 Split the season between Toronto and Triple A Syracuse, working a combined 58.2 innings in 52 games...Started the year with the big league club and went 0-1 with a 6.04 ERA in 24 games (two starts) before being designated for assignment on June 22...Struggled to a 7.94 ERA in eight April games, and rebounded with a 1.17 ERA in eleven May contests, including seven straight scoreless appearances (5.2 innings)...Worked a season-high 3.2 innings on June 1 at Seattle...In his first outing with Syracuse on June 27 at Indianapolis, struck out two in a perfect ninth inning to earn his first save of the season . 2003 Began the season with Syracuse (AAA) ... Was recalled on April 19 from the SkyChiefs ... In first stint with the Blue Jays pitched in five games and posted a 10.80 ERA (5.0IP, 6ER) ... Lost his first appearance of the season on April 22 at TB ... May 5 was outrighted to Syracuse ... Had contract purchased on June 30 and remained with Toronto for the rest of the season ... In 35 games after returning to the Blue Jays posted a 2.39 ERA (13ER, 49.0IP) ... In July had a 1.89 ERA in 14 games (4ER, 19.0IP) ... For the month retired 12 of the 14 first hitters faced ... Overall on the season retired 32 of the 40 first batters he faced (80%) ... From Apr. 29-July 19 did allow a run in 12.1 innings, the longest scoreless innings streak by a Blue Jay reliever during the season ... July 11 vs. NYY worked a career high 4.2 scoreless innings, allowing just one hit ... From June 30-Aug. 11 retired 18 of the 20 first batters he faced ... Held opponents to a league best .114 average when facing the first hitter ... In August was 0-2 in 12 appearances ... Was 3-0 in September, posting a 0.71 ERA in eight relief appearances (1ER, 12.1IP) ... Recorded first career win on Sept. 3 vs. NYY with two scoreless innings ... The win snapped a four game losing streak dating back to 2002 ... Picked up wins in two of his final three appearances, Sept. 16 at DET (2.0IP) and Sept. 23 vs. TB (3.1IP).

More Than One Inning: Worked more than 1.0 inning 18 times ... In those outings posted a 3.00 ERA (13ER, 39.0IP) ... Worked 2.0 or more innings 10 times and posted a 0.92 ERA (3ER, 29.1IP) ... In all three of his wins he worked 2.0 plus innings.

What the Hitters Thought: Held opponents to a .217 average with left-handed hitters batting .178 ... Right-handed hitters batted .250 ... At home posted a 2.36 ERA with opponents batting .205 ... On the road posted a 4.58 ERA with opponents batting .237.

In the Minors: With Syracuse was 6-1 with a 2.36 ERA in 24 relief appearances ... Started the season with the SkyChiefs and worked in four games before being recalled to the Blue Jays ... Was 2-0 in 10.1 innings of work over four outings prior to promotion to Toronto ... In second stint with the SkyChiefs was 4-1 with a 3.05 ERA in 20 outings ... Held opponents to a .255 average ... Left-handed hitters batted .381 and right-handed hitters batted .211.

Career Notes: In his career has held left-handed hitters to a .196 average. 2002 Split the year between Double-A Reading and Triple-A Scranton/WB ... Went 5-9 with a 4.80 ERA in Reading and 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in Scranton. 2001 In his final season in the Phillies organization combined to finish 6-10, 4.67 in 20 starts and 12 relief apps at Class AA Reading and Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 2000 Began season in Reading bullpen...Outrighted to Clearwater 5/9 and made just 2 appearances (both starts)...Returned to Reading as starter 5/19...Played winter ball for Ponce. 1999 Played at Reading (AA)...Led team in saves...Ranked 2nd in Eastern League in appearances...Held left-handed hitters to a .197 avg...Recorded a save in three consecutive games 9/1-4...Played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League... 1998 In his second straight season in the Florida State League made 8 starts and 33 relief apps for Class A Clearwater... 1997 At Class A Clearwater battled inflammation in his left elbow that landed him on the disabled list from 5/28-7/2. 1996 At Class A Piedmont led his staff in victories (11) and tied for the South Atlantic League lead in starts (28). 1995 In his first professional season pitched for Martinsville in the rookie Appalachian League...ranked fourth in the league in starts (13).