Eric Eckenstahler

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Eric Eckenstahler MLB Career Stats

1-0 3.80 23.2 25 1.69

Eric Eckenstahler Bio

  • Full Name: Eric Ryan Eckenstahler
  • Born: 12/17/1976 in Waukegan, IL
  • Draft: 1999, Detroit Tigers, 32nd rd. (957th overall)
  • College: Illinois State
  • Debut: 9/9/2002
  • Last Game: 9/21/2003
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MLB Career Stats 1 0 3.80 27 0 0 23.2 25 1.69


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Eric Ryan Eckenstahler Bio Info

  • Graduated from Antioch High School in Lindenhurst, IL ...selected by Houston in the 35th round of the June 1995 draft, but he did not sign.
  • Selected by the New York Yankees in the 36th round of the June 1998 draft, but he did not sign and elected to return to Illinois State University.
  • Posted an 8-2 record with a 4.41 ERA as a junior at Illinois State University in 1999, earning First-Team Missouri Valley Conference honors.
  • Pitched for Maryvale of the Arizona Fall League following the 2001 season, posting a 3.60 ERA (15.0IP/6ER) in 13 appearances.
  • Recorded a 2.16 ERA (8.1IP/2ER) with 11 strikeouts in eight games with Mesa of the Arizona Fall League following the 2002 season.
  • Resides in Lake Villa, IL during the off-season.
  • Joined the Tigers for two separate stints, making 20 appearances out of the bullpen...spent the majority of the season with Triple A Toledo, ranking fourth on the club with 39 appearances.
  • Lost his first three decisions to open the season April 5-May 29, including losses in consecutive outings May 24 at Charlotte and May 29 versus Ottawa.
  • Fanned all three batters he faced to snap his three-game losing streak on June 15 at Rochester...earned the win in his next outing on June 17 versus Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and stretched the winning streak to three with a victory on June 23 versus Rochester.
  • Posted a 3-0 record in nine appearances during June with a 2.38 ERA ( 11.1IP/3ER).
  • Snapped his personal three-game winning streak after walking two and allowing one run on two hits in an inning of work in the second game of a doubleheader on July 1 at Durham...would lose his final three decisions with Toledo July 1-August 29.
  • Held the opposition scoreless over his final five outings July 8-20 and allowed just four hits in 7.1 innings before being recalled to Detroit on July 27.
  • Struck out a season-high three batters while allowing one run on one hit in a season-high two innings of work on August 1 at Minnesota.
  • Held the opposition scoreless in seven of his first eight outings with Detroit July 27-August 13, posting a 1.17 ERA ( 7.2IP/1ER) over that span.
  • Allowed runs in three of his next four outings August 15-23 before being optioned to Toledo on August 24.
  • Struggled in his final three outings with Toledo August 24-29, allowing five runs ( three earned) on four hits while walking three over just two innings of work before being recalled on September 2.
  • Worked six consecutive scoreless outings from September 2-17 and held the opposition scoreless in seven of his eight outings during September, posting a 1.42 ERA ( 6.1IP/1ER).
  • Issued a walk in 18 of his 39 outings with Toledo, including two-or-more walks six times.
  • Walked at least one batter in 11 of his 20 appearances with Detroit, including a season-high two batters four times. 2002
    • Joined the Tigers in September after pitching the entire season in relief with Triple A Toledo...led all Mud Hens pitchers with 52 appearances.
    • Struggled during the season's opening month, posting a 5.23 ERA (10.1IP/6ER) and allowing 12 walks in nine appearances for Toledo...issued a season-high three walks twice during the month -- April 5 at Louisville and April 21 versus Columbus.
    • Struck out a season-best four batters four times -- May 5 versus Durham, May 17 against Pawtucket, June 27 versus Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and July 30 against Durham.
    • Limited International League opponents to a .196 batting average (10x51) while fanning 19 batters during May...posted a 5.40 ERA in his 11 appearances, surrendering nine runs in 15.0 innings.
    • Tossed a season-high 2.2 innings at Columbus July 17, allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits.
    • Did not allow a run in seven straight outings July 26-August 16, a stretch of eight innings.
    • Held lefties to a .191 batting average (13x68), while International League righthanders batted .250 (44x176) with him on the mound.
    • Walked at least one batter in 28 of his 52 appearances with the Mud Hens...was scored upon in 21 of his outings, allowing two-or-more runs 11 times.
    • Made one appearance during the playoffs for Toledo, fanning two batters in 2.1 scoreless innings.
    • Had his contract purchased by Detroit on September 7.
    • Made his major league debut on September 9 at Minnesota...struck out a career-best four batters in two innings of work.
    • Posted his first major league win September 13 versus Kansas City, blanking the Royals on two hits in an inning of relief.
    • Lefties batted .400 (6x15) against him, while righthanders were 8x22 (.364).