Travis Jarrod Blackley...graduated from Cheltenham High School (Cheltenham, Australia).2012Was claimed off waivers from San Francisco May 15 and went 6-4 with a 3.86 ERA in 24 games, 15
starts, with Oakland...posted a 9.00 ERA in four relief appearances with the Giants for a 4.10 ERA
overall...was 5-4 with a 4.54 ERA and .252 opponents batting average in his 15 starting assignments
compared to 1-0 with a 2.86 ERA and .219 opponents average in 13 relief appearances...each of his
eight career appearances entering this season were starts and he is now 6-7 with a 6.00 ERA (76 er in
114.0 ip) and .272 (120-for-441) opponents average in 23 career starts...ranked second in the American
League with seven pickoffs...was also charged with three balks, which was second most in the AL...
opponents were successful in just 2 of 6 (33.3%) stolen base attempts...allowed a .243 opponents batting average, which included a .241 (28-for-116) mark against left-handed hitters compared to .244 (70-
for-287) against right-handers...surrendered eight of his 10 home runs and issued 28 of his 32 walks to
righties...yielded seven of his 10 home runs over his first 30 pitches in a game...opponents batted .286
with runners in scoring position...was 3-1 with a 2.82 ERA and .210 opponents batting average in 12
games, five starts, in Oakland...compiled a 3-3 record, a 5.24 ERA and .272 average in 16 games, 10
starts, in all other ballparks...allowed two home runs in 51.0 innings in Oakland compared to eight in
56.2 innings in all other ballparks...was 2-2 with a 3.20 ERA in 15 games before the All-Star Break, 4-2
with a 5.08 ERA in 13 games after the break...posted a 4.71 ERA over the first five innings of a game
compared to 2.83 from the sixth inning on...was 6-1 with a 3.52 ERA in 18 games at night compared to
0-3 with a 5.25 ERA in 10 outings during the day...stranded all six of his inherited runners with the A's
and allowed just 1 of 7 (14.3%) to score overall...first batters faced were 2-for-12 (.167) with a sacrifice
hit in his 13 relief appearances...tossed at least one inning in 12 of his relief appearances, including two
or more seven times and three or more five times...the A's were 8-7 (.533) in his starting assignments
and his teams are 11-12 (.478) in his 23 career starts...tossed six or more innings in six of his 15 starts,
allowed two runs or fewer eight times and walked two batters or fewer 12 times.2011Pitched for the KIA Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization...appeared in 25 games with the Tigers, including 22 starts, and posted a 7-5 record with a 3.48 ERA.2010Pitched in four different leagues...including 15 appearances, four starts, for the Sacramento River Cats.2009Pitched the entire season for Reno (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League...Twenty-six of his 38 appearances came out of the bullpen...As a reliever, he was 4-1 with three saves and a 2.82 ERA...In 60.2 innings, he gave up 64 hits, 22 runs, 19 earned, with 17 walks and 58 strikeouts...Was 0-6 with a 7.28 ERA in 12 starts...His first five appearances of the season were as a starter...From May 7th-July 16th, 20 of his 21 outings came in relief...Then made five consecutive starts, July 20th-August 15th...Went a season-high, 6.1 shutout innings vs. Omaha on August 9th...Did not allow a hit or walk and stuck out five...Received a no-decision...Struck out eight in 6.0 innings, May 3rd vs. Portland...In eight games in June, he was 1-0 with a 1.96 ERA (four earned runs/18.1 innings).2008Made first 21 appearances of season as a starter for Lehigh Valley (AAA), going 5-9 with a 5.47 ERA (66 ER in 108.2 IP) with 54 walks and 78 strikeouts...was 0-1 with a 5.02 ERA (8 ER in 14.1 IP) in 7 relief appearances with 5 walks and 9 strikeouts...Struck out a season-high 9 batters on April 7 at Pawtucket, suffering the loss by allowing 4 runs off 4 hits with a walk over 5.0 innings...Earned first win of the season on June 3 at Indianapolis, allowing 1 run off 6 hits over 6.0 innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts...Tossed a season-high 8.0 innings on June 19 at Charlotte to earn the victory, allowing 2 runs off 5 hits with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts...Went 2-3 with a 4.24 ERA (30 ER in 63.2 IP) for Aguilas de Mexicali in the Mexican Winter League in 12 games (10 starts) with 19 walks and 55 strikeouts.2007Recalled by San Francisco on September 21st and made two starts for the Giants...Worked at least 6.0 innings in 19 of his 28 starts for Fresno (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League.2006In his first full season since having labrum surgery on his left shoulder -- the left-hander missed all of the 2005 season -- Blackley had a promising first season at Double-A San Antonio and later Triple-A Tacoma. Blackley went 8-11 with a 4.06 ERA at San Antonio in 25 starts. He struck out 100 in 144 innings. He was then 1-1 with a 4.09 ERA in two starts for Tacoma in August. He tossed six shutout innings in his last start on Aug. 31 against Salt Lake.2005On Feb. 8 Dr. Lewis Yocum found and repaired two small tears in the labrum of left shoulder...Spent full season on disabled list rehabilitating following surgery.2004Selected from Tacoma on July 1, making ML debut vs. Texas, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits in 5 2/3 innings...became just the sixth Mariners pitcher to start and win their ML debut...was 1 of 15 players to make their ML debuts for Seattle in 2004...at 21 years, 7 months and 27 days old he was the youngest Mariner pitcher to make ML debut since 1999...walked a season-high nine batters in 4.0 innings of work on July 26 at Oakland...optioned back to Tacoma on Aug.
1...spent majority of season with Tacoma, leading the team with eight wins and 80 strikeouts in 110 1/3 innings; was 7-2 with a 2.63 ERA in 14 games with Tacoma before being called up to Seattle...won 7 consecutive decision from April 26-May 22...named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week, May 21-27...ended season on the disabled list with shoulder tendinitis in throwing arm.2003Led the Texas League in wins (17), was second in ERA (2.61), fourth in strikeouts (144) and fourth in innings pitched (162.1)...17 wins are the most by a TL pitcher since Jeff Reardon of the Jackson Mets in 1978...had a season-high 11 strikeouts June 2 vs. Arkansas...won his last eight decisions...held opponents to a .215 average...named the Texas League Pitcher of the Year...participated in the Texas League All-Star game...named to the World squad in the 2003 MLB Futures Game at U.S. Cellular Field July 15...named to the Texas League Postseason All-Star Team...named Minor League Pitcher of the Year by the Seattle Mariners...received the 2003 John Ellis Award by the Seattle Mariners for his community involvement.2002His 152 strikeouts with San Bernardino was second-most among Mariners Minor Leaguers...had career-high, 14-strikeout performance over 8.0 innings July 1Jose...lost first career complete game 3-2 July 30 at Lancaster (8.0,4,3,3,2,7).2001Began pro career with Everett, pitching in 14 games, all starts...held opponents to a .211 batting average...struck out 13 and allowed just one hit in 7.0 innings of work July 23 at Tri-Cities...finished July 3-0 with a 1.88 ERA (38.1 IP, 8 ER) in 6 starts, walking 11 and striking out 50 batters...participated in the Mariners Fall Instructional League.