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Justin Hampson MLB Career Stats

5-4 3.23 106.0 66 1.32

Justin Hampson Bio

  • Full Name: Justin Michael Hampson
  • Born: 5/24/1980 in Belleville, IL
  • Draft: 1999, Colorado Rockies, 28th rd. (850th overall)
  • College: Southwestern Illinois CC
  • Debut: September 10, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/2/2012
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MLB Career Stats 5 4 3.23 92 1 0 106.0 66 1.32


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PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Colorado Springs PCL

Justin Hampson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2013 LHP Justin Hampson elected free agency.
March 24, 2013 LHP Justin Hampson assigned to New York Mets.
February 22, 2013 LHP Justin Hampson assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
February 14, 2013 New York Mets signed free agent LHP Justin Hampson to a minor league contract.
October 16, 2012 LHP Justin Hampson elected free agency.
September 4, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of LHP Justin Hampson from Buffalo Bisons.
July 6, 2012 New York Mets sent Justin Hampson outright to Buffalo Bisons.
July 4, 2012 New York Mets designated Justin Hampson for assignment.
June 25, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of LHP Justin Hampson from Buffalo Bisons.
April 5, 2012 Justin Hampson assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
March 25, 2012 LHP Justin Hampson assigned to New York Mets.
November 2, 2011 LHP Justin Hampson elected free agency.
March 30, 2011 LHP Justin Hampson assigned to New York Mets.
February 8, 2011 Buffalo Bisons signed free agent LHP Justin Hampson.
November 9, 2009 LHP Justin Hampson elected free agency.
September 22, 2009 Sacramento River Cats activated LHP Justin Hampson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 6, 2009 Sacramento River Cats placed LHP Justin Hampson on the 7-day disabled list. left shoulder soreness
May 26, 2009 Sacramento River Cats signed free agent LHP Justin Hampson.

Justin Michael Hampson Bio Info

Justin Michael Hampson...resides in Worden, IL with his wife Wendy...was part of the state champion baseball team at Edwardsville (IL) High School in 1998...also lettered in golf...All-Conference in baseball at Southwestern Illinois after transferring from Belleville (IL) Community College...originally drafted by Colorado in the 28th round of the 1999 First-Year Player Draft...signed by Nick Venuto. 2008 Made 35 relief appearances over two stints with the Padres, going 2-1 with a 2.93 ERA (10 ER/30.2 IP), 19 strikeouts and 10 walks...missed the first two months of the season on the disabled list...Allowed just one home run...scored upon in seven of 35 games with SD...2-0 with a 2.30 ERA (4 ER/15.2 IP) in 15 road games...1-0 with a 1.46 mark (2 ER/12.1 IP) in 10 day games...Held left-handed batters to a .250 average (12-for-48) compared to .302 (19-for-63) vs. right-handers...Held opponents to a .233 average (14-for-60) with runners on, .174 (4-for-23) with runners on with two outs, .226 (7-for-31) with runners in scoring position and .118 (2-for-17) with RISP with two outs...Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder tendinitis...reinstated 6/2 and went 0-1 with a 7.27 ERA (7 ER/8.2 IP) in 10 outings before being optioned to Triple-A Portland 6/27...Recalled 7/24 and went 2-0 with a 1.23 ERA (3 ER/22.0 IP) in 25 appearances the rest of the season...scored on three times after his recall...no earned runs in 11 outings (11.1 IP) 7/24-8/21...No runs allowed in 11 games (8.0 IP) in September, going 1-0...held opponents to a .208 average (5-for-24) during the month...struck out four batters and walked four...In 10 relief outings with the Beavers, went 1-2 with a 3.48 ERA (4 ER/10.1 IP), 16 strikeouts and three walks...Made a rehabilitation assignment with Single-A Lake Elsinore from 5/19-30, tossing 6.0 scoreless innings with four strikeouts over five relief outings. 2007

SUMMARY: Made 39 relief appearances for the Padres, posting a 2-3 record and 2.70 ERA (16 ER/ 53.1 IP)...allowed only one home run and finished 12 games...struck out 34 opposed to 16 walks...recorded four holds while allowing only five of 17 inherited runners to score (29.4%)...held opponents scoreless in 29 of his 39 outings...recalled from Triple-A Portland 7/23 after being optioned 7/7...yielded only one unearned run on 12 hits over 10 appearances (20.1 IP) from 4/29-6/16...picked up his first win of the season with a scoreless 11th on 5/5 at FLA...recalled 5/4 from Portland after being optioned on 4/30...worked 4.0 innings (career high as a reliever) in a 5-4, 17-inning Padres loss to LA on 4/29...allowed an unearned run in the 17th frame for his first Major League loss...originally recalled from Triple-A Portland on 4/19 after beginning the season with the Beavers.

LEFTY LEDGER: Held left-handed hitters to a .213 average (13-for-61), striking out seven and walking two.

DOWN THE STRETCH: Finished the season allowing only two runs over his final 16 appearances, tallying a 1.00 ERA (2 ER/18.0 IP) from 8/16-9/29...recorded two holds and held opposing hitters to a .190 average (12-for-63) during that span...yielded just one run in his last 14 games of the season (16.0 IP), striking out 14 batters compared to two walks...held opponents to a .167 average (9-for-54) over the 14-game span from 8/21-9/29.

WITH PORTLAND: Pitched in 10 games for Triple-A Portland in 2007, all in relief, going 1-1 with a 3.55 ERA (5 ER/12.2 IP), 12 strikeouts and eight walks. 2006 He spent his entire 2006 season with the Rockies organization, and was claimed by the Padres on Oct. 12. He made his Major League debut on Sept. 10 vs. Washington, allowing one run on three hits over 1 2/3 innings. The left-hander won his first and only Major League start, giving up six runs over five innings vs. San Francisco, a game the Rockies won, 20-8. He went 8-4 with a 3.33 ERA in 31 appearances (13 starts) for Triple-A Colorado Springs. 2005 Made his Triple-A debut and went 5-13 with a 5.99 ERA in 27 games/26 starts for Colorado Springs...led the Pacific Coast League in losses...dropped 9 of his first 10 decisions, but would split his final 8 decisions...was 2-9, 7.88 (61.2 ip, 54 er) in 12 road starts and 3-4, 4.57 (82.2 ip, 42 er) in 15 games/14 starts at home...compiled a 4.86 ERA (46.1 ip, 25 er) over first 9 starts, despite going 0-5 in that span through the end of May, but had a 6.52 figure (98.0 ip, 71 er) over final 18 games/17 starts...allowed multiple home runs in just 2 of 27 outings...took loss in 7-inning complete game May 29 vs. Portland despite allowing just 3 runs in 7.0 frames...earned first win June 3 at Las Vegas despite permitting 6 runs (5 earned) in 5.0 innings...posted season-high 8 K's on June 24 at Salt Lake...lone relief appearance came July 5 vs. Sacramento, just 2nd relief outing of his career, first since pro debut in 2000...allowed 2 runs in 6.0 innings...ended season with victory, tossing season-high 8.0 shutout innings while allowing just 4 hits. 2004 Hampson went 10-9 with a 3.49 ERA and 1 complete game in his first full Double A campaign at Tulsa...faced the most batters in the Texas League (733) and ranked second in the circuit with 170.1 innings...his 3.49 ERA finished sixth among TL qualifiers...served up a league-high 22 home runs, including at least 1 HR in 16 of his 27 starting assignments...walked the fifth-most batters in the league (63) but struck out 104, second to only Jeff Francis (147) on the Drillers staff...worked at least 6.0 innings in 20 of his 27 outings...opened the year by going 4-0 with a 3.15 ERA over his first seven starts through May 13 (40.0 ip, 14 er)...he was 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA in the month of April...over his first 17 starts, Hampson posted a 7-3 record with a 3.19 ERA (107.1 ip, 38 er)...hurled his one and only complete game in a 2-1 losing effort at Midland on June 8...he was 8-3 in his first 11 decisions, then won only twice in his next eight decisions to close out the year...lost four consecutive starts, Aug. 10-27, allowing 17 earned runs in 23.1 innings (6.56 ERA)...started Game 1 of the Texas League playoffs against Frisco and gave up 4 runs over 7.0 innings with no walks and 7 K's in a 10-5 loss. 2003 Led the Rockies organization with 14 victories en route to being named a postseason California League All-Star...the southpaw paced a Visalia staff that featured four 10-game winners, one of only four teams in all of minor league baseball to accomplish that...overall, went 14-7 with a 3.68 ERA and one complete game in 26 starts for the Oaks...his 14 wins tied for second in the Cal League while his ERA finished ninth among qualifiers...ranked fourth in the league with 150 strikeouts, second best in the farm system behind teammate Jeff Francis (153)...also made one spot start for AA-Tulsa on July 23 at Wichita in place of Chin-hui Tsao who was called-up by the Rockies...Justin gave up 8 hits and 6 earned runs in 4.0 innings with 3 walks and no K's in his lone Class AA appearance...still worked 6.0 or more innings in 21 of his 27 combined starts for the season...opened his first year of High A ball by going 4-0 with a 2.32 ERA in five April starts (31.0 ip, 8 er)...his efforts garnered him the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Month...closed out the month by firing a 3-hit, 7.0 inning complete game victory on April 29 (1) vs. Bakersfield (2-1)...lost three consecutive starts June 3-14 as the offense scored only 1 run in each game despite Hampson allowing just 2 in each contest...broke the spell on June 20 at Modesto, kicking off a seven-game winning streak that lasted until Aug. 8...Justin was 7-0 with a 2.31 ERA (58.1 ip, 15 er) over those nine outings...named the Cal League's Pitcher of the Week, July 7-13...made two starts during the playoffs, going 0-1 despite a 2.25 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 12.0 innings (3 er)...lost a 6-0 decision in the decisive Game 5 of the North Division Championship Series vs. Stockton.

Career: Hampson is a "draft and follow" whom the Rockies selected in June of 1999 and decided to sign the following year...the 23-year old southpaw makes his first appearance on a Major League roster...Justin led the organization with 14 victories at High A Visalia in 2003...has enjoyed early season success, as he is a combined 7-0 with a 1.81 ERA in his past two Aprils (59.2 ip, 12 er)...is averaging nearly two-and-a-half strikeouts for every walk in his career (380/162)...scheduled to pitch at Double-A in 2004. 2002 Spent the entire year in Single-A Asheville's starting rotation, leading the club with 123 strikeouts...Ranked fifth in the South Atlantic League with 164.1 innings pitched...In his first start 4/7 vs. South Georgia, tossed 6.0 perfect innings, retiring all 18 batters he faced before being pulled at the 75-pitch maximum...Was 3-0 with a 1.26 ERA (4 ER/28.2 IP) in the month of April...Threw first career complete game 6/7 vs. Lakewood, allowing only a solo homer over 7.0 innings in a 3-1 victory. 2001 Spent the season with Short-A Tri-City of the Northwest League...Ranked second in the league with 15 starts...Named NWL Pitcher of the Week, 7/16-22. 2000 Posted a 1-8 record in his professional debut at Short-A Portland...Led the Northwest League in losses...Won his first decision on 6/29 at Everett, then lost his final eight, including four consecutive losing starts to close out the year.