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D.J. Carrasco MLB Career Stats

24-21 4.50 493.2 315 1.47

D.J. Carrasco Bio

  • Full Name: Daniel J. Carrasco
  • Born: 4/12/1977 in Safford, AZ
  • Draft: 1997, Baltimore Orioles, 26th rd. (795th overall)
  • College: Pima CC, AZ
  • Debut: April 2, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/16/2012
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MLB Career Stats 24 21 4.50 290 24 2 493.2 315 1.47


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Team Date Transaction
July 3, 2012 Gwinnett Braves released RHP D.J. Carrasco.
June 20, 2012 RHP D.J. Carrasco assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Atlanta Braves.
June 19, 2012 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP D.J. Carrasco to a minor league contract.
May 25, 2012 New York Mets released RHP D.J. Carrasco.
May 17, 2012 New York Mets designated RHP D.J. Carrasco for assignment.
May 6, 2012 New York Mets activated RHP D.J. Carrasco from the 15-day disabled list.
May 3, 2012 St. Lucie Mets sent RHP D.J. Carrasco on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
April 23, 2012 D.J. Carrasco assigned to St. Lucie Mets.
April 4, 2012 New York Mets placed RHP D.J. Carrasco on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2012. right ankle sprain
June 12, 2011 New York Mets recalled D.J. Carrasco from Buffalo Bisons.
April 25, 2011 New York Mets optioned D.J. Carrasco to Buffalo Bisons.
December 9, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent RHP D.J. Carrasco.
December 2, 2010 RHP D.J. Carrasco elected free agency.
July 31, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates traded Bobby Crosby, RHP D.J. Carrasco and RF Ryan Church to Arizona Diamondbacks for cash, C Chris Snyder and SS Pedro Ciriaco.
April 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of D.J. Carrasco from Indianapolis Indians.
April 4, 2010 D.J. Carrasco assigned to Indianapolis Indians.
January 16, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RHP D.J. Carrasco to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2008 RHP D.J. Carrasco elected free agency.

Daniel J. Carrasco Bio Info

Daniel (D.J.) Carrasco graduated from Hayward (CA) High School in 1995. ... Attended Chabot Junior College in Hayward, CA before attending Pima Community College in Tucson, AZ. ... A self-proclaimed "gear head" who likes to collect vintage cars. ... His seven-car collection contains, among others, Camaros and Firebirds. ... His signing scout, John Green, is the son of former Mets Manager Dallas Green. 2011 Began the year with the Mets. ... Was optioned to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League on April 24. ... Was recalled from the Bisons on June 12 and remained with the team for the rest of the season. ... Stranded 20 of 26 inherited runners (23.1%) to tie for 12th among National League relievers in inherited runners percentage (minimum of 25 inherited runners). ... Held opponents to a .222 (2-9) batting average with the bases loaded. ... Tossed 6.1 scoreless innings from July 29-August 11. ... Made one start with the Mets on April 16 at Atlanta. ... Pitched 3.2 innings, allowing four hits, three runs, earned, with three walks and two strikeouts. ... Surrendered three solo home runs in that contest. ... Struck out Danny Espinosa and Ryan Zimmerman with the bases loaded on July 29 at Washington to earn his second hold. ... Balked home the winning run (Diory Hernandez) on June 16 at Atlanta in the 10th inning. ... Appeared in nine games with Buffalo, making eight starts. ... In his final two starts, June 3-June 8, he allowed one run over 15.2 innings with 15 strikeouts. 2010 Set a career-best with 63 appearances, a 3.68 ERA and 65 strikeouts...Also tied his career-high with seven holds...On July 31, he was traded along with outfielder Ryan Church and infielder Bobby Crosby to the Arizona Diamondbacks for catcher Chris Snyder, outfielder Pedro Cianco and cash considerations...His .239 batting average against and 1.30 WHIP were the second lowest of his career...Also his 167.2 innings pitched since 2009 are the most among all major league relievers...Worked more than 1.0 inning on 21 occasions and 2.0 innings or more 14 times...Held opponents scoreless in 40 games...Allowed 16 of 39 (41 percent) inherited runners to score, the second lowest percentage of his career...Retired 45 of 63 first batters faced (71 percent)...Worked a season-high 3.1 innings on July 17 vs. Houston...Picked up a victory and struck out five in 2.2 innings vs. Milwaukee...It was the fifth time in his career he struck out five in a game...His career-best is six strikeouts, April 10, 2003 at Detroit...In 13 appearances (11.2 innings) for the Pirates in May, he had a 2.31 ERA (three earned runs)...Gave up nine hits, with eight walks and eight strikeouts...Was unscored upon in 13 of his 18 appearances with Arizona. 2009 Established career bests in ERA and strikeouts in first full season with Chicago (AL)...Fell one game shy of matching his career high in appearances, set in first season with Kansas City in 2003...His 89.1 innings of relief ranked first among all American League relief pitchers - the first Sox pitcher to lead American League relievers in innings pitched since Goose Gossage logged 141.2 innings in 1999...Tossed the most innings by a White Sox reliever since Keith Foulke (105.1) and Sean Lowe (95.2) in 1999...Made lone start on 7/31 vs. New York (AL) - his first in the big leagues since 9/3/05 - and came away with a no-decision (5.0ip/4er)...Posted a 3.43 ERA (89.1ip/34er) in relief...Worked at least 2.0 innings in 27 of his 48 relief appearances...Was charged with four runs on seven hits in 3.0 innings of work during season debut on 4/10 vs. Minnesota...Worked a season-high 4.0 innings of relief on 8/4 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...Did not pitch after 9/22 due to a strained left hamstring. 2008 Went 1-0 with a 3.96 ERA (17 ER/38.2 IP) in 31 relief appearances with the White Sox, his first action in the major leagues since 2005 ... established a career high with seven holds ... limited opponents to a .219 average (30-137) ... posted a 2.96 ERA at home, compared to a 5.65 ERA on the road ... 13 of his outings lasted more than 1.0 IP ... first batters faced went 5-23 (.217) ... allowed 37.5 percent (12-32) of inherited runners to score ... 19 of his 31 appearances were scoreless ... was recalled from Class AAA Charlotte for the first time on 7/9 ... tossed 5.1 IP on 7/11 at Texas, his first major-league appearance since 9/29/05 at Minnesota (with Kansas City) ... it marked the longest relief appearance by a Sox pitcher since Sean Lowe also went 5.1 IP on 5/24/99 at Cleveland ... was optioned back to the Knights on 7/17, only to be recalled for the second time on 7/20 ... his win on 7/25 at Detroit was his first in the majors since 9/29/05 at Minnesota ... was ejected on 8/3 at Kansas City for hitting Miguel Olivo with the bases loaded ... pitched 4.1 IP in relief of Jose Contreras (ruptured Achillies tendon) on 8/9 vs. Boston ... posted a 8.68 ERA (9 ER/9.1 IP) in his last 10 games ... began the season on Class AAA Charlotte's disabled list with a strained right quadriceps ... was reinstated from the DL on 6/7 ... appeared in eight games (one start) with the Knights, going 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA (8 ER/25.0 IP) one save and 24 strikeouts ... struck out seven over 3.2 IP on 6/8 at Durham and six in his lone start on 6/14-2 at Richmond (2 ER/5.0 IP). Was a member of the white sox alds roster but did not pitch. 2007 Went 5-14 with a 6.68 ERA (102 ER/137.1 IP) in 34 games (22 starts) with Class AAA Tucson ... tied for the Pacific Coast League lead in losses ... was a non-roster invitee to spring training with Arizona ... went 5-11 with a 6.96 ERA (91 ER/117.2 IP) as a starter and 0-3 with a 5.03 ERA (11 ER/19.2 IP) in relief ... posted a 2.41 ERA (11 ER/41.0 IP) in his first nine games (six starts) before recording an 8.50 ERA (91 ER/96.1 IP) the remainder of the season ... tossed a 6.0-IP complete game on 7/13 at Colorado Springs (9 ER) ... lost seven of his last eight decisions ... went 1-0 with a 2.04 ERA (4 ER/17.2 IP) in four games with La Guaira of the Venezuelan winter league. 2006 Pitched in three games for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League ... was signed by Arizona as a free agent on 12/22. 2005 Went 6-8 with a 4.79 ERA (61 ER/114.2 IP) in 21 games (20 starts) with Kansas City ... had never made more than four starts in a season ... finished second on the Royals in victories ... threw his first complete game on 6/7 at San Francisco (1 ER). Made 11 appearances (three starts) with Class AAA Omaha, going 3-2 with a 2.28 ERA (7 ER/27.2 IP) ... was recalled by Kansas city on 5/12. 2004 Made 30 relief appearances over two stints with the Royals, going 2-2 with a 4.84 ERA (19 ER/35.1 IP) ... made his second consecutive Opening Day roster and earned the victory on 4/5 vs. the White Sox (0 ER/1.0 IP) ... was optioned to Class AAA Omaha on 4/24 and recalled on 6/30 ... ERA would have been 3.47 minus appearance on 9/30 vs. the White Sox (6 ER/1.2 IP). Was 2-1 with a 3.20 ERA (20 ER/56.1 IP) and three saves in 32 games (one start) with Omaha. 2003 Spent the entire season with the Royals and went 6-5 with a 4.82 ERA (43 ER/80.1 IP) and two saves in 50 games (two starts) ... made his major-league debut on 4/2 vs. the White Sox (0.1 IP) ... established a club record for relievers with six strikeouts on 4/10 at Detroit ... earned his first career save on 4/12 at Cleveland on his 26th birthday ... picked up his first victory on 4/18 vs. Detroit with 2.0 scoreless IP ... received a no decision in his first start on 6/7 at Colorado (2 ER/4.1 IP). 2002 Was named to the Carolina League's mid and postseason All-Star teams after going 4-4 with a 1.61 ERA (13 ER/72.2 IP) and a league-leading 29 saves and 140 strikeouts with Class A Lynchburg ... also led the league in appearances ... was named the CL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year and the league's best reliever by Baseball America ... was selected by Kansas City from Pittsburgh in the Rule 5 Major-League Draft on 12/16. 2001 Combined to go 6-2 with a 2.84 ERA (23 ER/73.0 IP) and eight saves in 49 relief appearances (one start) between Lynchburg and Class AA Altoona ... was 4-0 with a 1.50 ERA (6 ER/36.0 IP) and seven saves with the Hillcats. 2000 Went 7-5 with a 3.20 ERA (23 ER/64.2 IP) and eight saves in 44 total relief appearances with Class A Hickory, Lynchburg and Altoona. 1999 Combined to go 4-3 with a 3.30 ERA (21 ER/57.1 IP) in 20 games (four starts) with Advanced Rookie Williamsport and Lynchburg ... was signed by the Pirates on 3/29. 1998 Made his pro debut with Advanced Rookie Watertown ... was selected by Baltimore in the 26th round of the 1997 draft ... was signed by Cleveland as a free agent on 6/18 and released on 8/21.