Jody Gerut #33

  • RF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 0"/190

Jody Gerut MLB Career Stats

.262 59 226 30 .758

Jody Gerut Bio

  • Full Name: Joseph Diego Gerut
  • Born: 9/18/1977 in Elmhurst, IL
  • Draft: 1998, Colorado Rockies, 2nd rd. (71st overall)
  • College: Stanford
  • Debut: April 26, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/22/2010
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MLB Career Stats 1804 246 472 59 226 30 .262 .325 .758


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Jody Gerut Awards

Cleveland BBWA Man of the Year Award

Year Team League
2003 Cleveland AL

Indians Gordon Cobbledick Golden Tomahawk Award

Year Team League
2003 Cleveland AL

Favorite New Padre Award

Year Team League
2008 San Diego NL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2008 Portland PCL

Jody Gerut Leaderboards

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2003 .494 25th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2004 5 16th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2003 5 24th in AL
2004 6 21st in AL

Jody Gerut Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 27, 2011 Seattle Mariners released CF Jody Gerut.
January 20, 2011 Seattle Mariners signed free agent CF Jody Gerut to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
August 21, 2010 OF Jody Gerut assigned to Portland Beavers from San Diego Padres.
August 20, 2010 San Diego Padres signed free agent OF Jody Gerut to a minor league contract.
August 13, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers released CF Jody Gerut.
July 26, 2010 sent OF Jody Gerut on a rehab assignment to AZL Brewers.
May 28, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers placed CF Jody Gerut on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 23, 2010. Bruised left heel.
May 22, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers activated CF Jody Gerut.
May 21, 2009 Nashville Sounds Traded CF Tony Gwynn to San Diego Padres and San Diego Padres Traded CF Jody Gerut to Milwaukee Brewers.

Joseph Diego Gerut Bio Info

Is married...wife's name is Mary...the couple has a son named Troy...Graduated from Willowbrook (Ill.) High School, where he played baseball, basketball and soccer...Attended Stanford University, earning a bachelor's degree in history in 1999...Enjoys doing impersonations. 2009 Batted a combined .230 with 9 HR and 35 RBI in 122 games between San Diego and Milwaukee...Began the season with San Diego, where he batted .221 with 4 HR and 14 RBI in 37 games...Made 24 starts with the Padres (21g in CF, 3g in RF)...Belted the first home run in the history of Citi Field (NYM) with a leadoff shot off Mike Pelfrey on 4/13...was the fourth leadoff homer of his career...Was traded to Milwaukee on 5/21 for OF Tony Gwynn...Batted .236 with 5 HR and 21 RBI in 85 games with Milwaukee...made 27 starts (16 G in RF, 11 G in CF)...Batted .283 (34-for-120) with 5 HR and 19 RBI over his last 55 games after hitting just .098 (4-for-41) with 2 RBI in his first 30 games with the Brewers...Hit his second career grand slam on 9/17 at Chicago-NL off Randy Wells...Signed a 1-year contract on 1/18/10, avoiding arbitration. 2008 Reached base via hit or walk in 69 of 100 contests...Batted .348 (39-for-112) with runners on, .328 (21-for-64) with runners in scoring position and .333 (12-for-36) with RISP with two outs...Played 87 games in the outfield, making 71 starts...80 games (64 starts) in center field and nine in right field (seven starts)... two assists and two errors in 210 total chances, posting a .990 fielding percentage in 668.2 innings...turned one double play and recorded 206 putouts...Contract purchased from Triple-A Portland 3/26 and on SD's Opening Day roster...played in four games before being optioned to Portland 4/5...recalled 5/9 for the remainder of the season...Tallied a season-long, nine-game hit streak 5/25-6/5, hitting .371 (13-for-35) during that span...Collected a season-high four RBI 6/30 at COL...Batted a 2008 single-month-best .323 (30-for-93) in June, tied for second on the club with Brian Giles (Edgar Gonzalez, .330) and tied for 15th in the NL...Hit .323 (41-for-127) with 10 homers and 25 RBI in 39 games after the All-Star break...logged at least one hit in 24 second-half tilts...Knocked three leadoff homers, including his first career leadoff shot 7/23 at CIN...Homered in all three contests during a series at Shea Stadium 8/5-7, becoming just the seventh visiting player to homer in every game of a series of three-or-more games against the Mets at Shea...he joined Dick Allen (1968), Willie McCovey (1969), Dusty Baker (1980), Rick Wilkins (1993), Ryan Howard (2006) and Andruw Jones (2006) (Elias)...First-career, walk-off homer 8/25 vs. ARI, a two-run shot off Jon Rauch in the ninth to lift SD to the 4-2 win...Team-best seven home runs and 19 RBI in August, tied for the sixth-most homers in the NL during the month...Suffered a sprained left middle finger 8/27 vs. ARI...made only three appearances the remainder of the season, pinch-running twice and pinch-hitting once...With Portland, was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for the span of 4/28-5/4 when he batted .462 (12-for-26) with four home runs and seven RBI. 2005 Began season on disabled list with Cleveland recovering from off-season right knee surgery...Made season debut on 5/18 and went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI vs. Los Angeles (AL)...Hit safely in first six games and batted .349 in first 13 games thru 6/1...Hit lone home run on 5/24 vs. Minnesota...Hit safely in final six games during the month of June, but batted .246 during entire month...Made 21 appearances in right field and 17 in left field while playing with the Indians...Was traded to Chicago (NL) on 7/19 and went 1-for-14 in 11 games with the Cubs...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 7/31...Made debut with Pirates as a starter in right field on 8/2 vs. San Diego and went 2-for-4 with a double...Left 8/3 contest with right knee irritation. ...Returned to starting lineup on 8/9 @Colorado after missing four games...Hit safely in three of his four starts in right field with Pittsburgh...Made last appearance on 8/10 @Colorado...Was placed on 15-day disabled list on 8/11 due to irritation of the patella tendon in his right knee and missed remainder of the season. 2004 Spent entire season with Cleveland...Made first career Opening Day start in right field on 4/5 @Minnesota...Hit just .214 (9-for-42) in first 10 games before going 5-for-5 with three doubles, a home run and three RBI on 4/16 vs. Detroit...Compiled a career-high 17-game hitting streak from 4/25 to 5/15, going 24-for-76 (.316) with three homers and 10 RBI over the span...Streak was snapped on 5/16 vs. Oakland, after walking a career-high four times before striking out in an 8th inning at bat...Reached base safely in 26 straight games from 4/14 to 5/16...Batted .311 (32-for-103) with 21 runs scored and 13 RBI in 26 games during the month of May...Hit just .220 (22-for-100) with one home run and five RBI in June and .215 (38-for-177) with four homers and 19 RBI in final 56 games, beginning on 7/5...Went hitless in 19 at bats from 7/5-11...Made first career start as the leadoff hitter on 7/25 vs. Kansas City...Hit safely in seven straight games from 8/26 to 9/3...Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while fielding a ball hit down the right field line at Jacobs Field on 9/17 (knee collapsed while he was fielding the ball on the cinder track)...Underwent successful reconstructive surgery on right knee on 9/27 in Vail, CO (surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Steadman)...Was placed on 60-day disabled list on 9/19...Made 110 starts in right field, 11 in center field, and one start each in left field and as the designated hitter. 2003 Became first Indians rookie since Joe Charboneau in 1980 to lead the club in home runs and RBI...His 75 RBI were the most by a Cleveland rookie in 20 years (Julio Franco had 80 in 1983) and his 22 homers were the most since 1986 (24 by Cory Snyder)...The last Indians rookie outfielder to post more than 70 RBI was Von Hayes in 1982 (82)...Was named Indians "Man of the Year" from the Cleveland BBWAA Chapter, becoming just the second rookie and first to win the award since Gene Bearden in 1948. ...Was also named to the Topps Major League Rookie All-Star Team...Finished first in slugging pct. (.494), third in home runs, fourth in RBI, fifth in hits and third in extra base hits (57) among A.L. rookies...Compiled these numbers despite not being recalled from Triple-A Buffalo until 4/26...Had 157 fewer at bats than Tampa Bay's Rocco Baldelli (637) and 143 fewer AB's than New York's Hideki Matsui (622)...Was selected as The Sporting News American League Rookie-of-the-Year among position players in voting by major league managers, executives and scouts...Finished fourth in the BBWAA A.L. Rookie-of-the-Year voting with 20 points...Spent first three weeks with Buffalo (Indians' AAA) and was tied for the International League lead in RBI (19 in 17 games) at the time of his promotion...Made major league debut as a starter in center field at Oakland on 4/26...Picked up first big-league hit and RBI off Oakland's Tim Hudson on 4/27...Connected off Texas' Joaquin Benoit for first major league home run on 5/2 at Jacobs Field...Produced 13-game hitting streak from 5/28 thru 6/13, batting .383 (18-for-47)...Also hit safely in 12 straight games from 6/1-12...Recorded first career two-homer game and had five RBI on 8/28 vs. Detroit...Finished tied for ninth among A.L. outfielders with nine assists...Made 61 starts in right field, 35 in left field and 12 in center field with Cleveland...Had two assists on 5/28 @Detroit...His 61 starts in RF led the team...Also made 11 starts as the designated hitter. 2002 Split season between Akron (Indians' AA) and Buffalo...Hit a combined .298 (131-for-439) with 22 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs, 60 RBI, 75 runs scored and 20 stolen bases in 120 games with the two clubs...Began season with Akron, where he hit a pair of two-run homers in the season's first two games vs. Erie and knocked in 18 runs in 21 games during the month of April. ...Was promoted to Triple-A on 6/18...Hit safely in 11 straight games from 6/27 to 7/13, which included a 4-for-4 performance on 7/5 vs. Pawtucket...Made 82 appearances in center field, 21 in left field and 15 in right field during the entire season...Contract was purchased from Buffalo on 11/20 and he was added to the 40-man roster. 2001 Spent entire season on the disabled list due to two left knee surgeries...Started year in the Colorado organization on the D.L. due to tendinitis in his left knee...Was acquired by the Indians on 6/1 and underwent another surgery on the left knee to repair his damaged patella tendon...Spent rest of the season rehabbing in Cleveland...Charted major league games for the baseball operations staff in the second half and during the Division Series vs. Seattle. 2000 Spent entire season with Carolina (Rockies' AA)...Finished third in the Southern League in walks, second in on-base pct. (.405) and ninth in batting average...Hit safely in 16 of his 17 games from 5/30 thru 6/22...Produced 14-game hitting streak from 7/15 to 8/2...Hit .379 (25-for-66) with 12 doubles and 17 RBI in 18 games during the month of June...Made 85 appearances in left field, four in right field and one in center field...Recorded 10 assists. 1999 Spent first professional season with Salem (Rockies' A) and was selected to Carolina League All-Star Team...Ranked second in the league in hits and triples, third in doubles, fifth in total bases (232) and eighth in batting average. 1998 Was selected by Colorado in second round of the June draft and signed with the Rockies on 8/8.