Tim Stauffer

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Tim Stauffer MLB Career Stats

201 33-34 3.97 595.2 449 1.33

Tim Stauffer Bio

  • Full Name: Timothy James Stauffer
  • Pronunciation: STAH-fer
  • Born: 6/2/1982 in Portland, ME
  • Draft: 2003, San Diego Padres, 1st rd. (4th overall)
  • College: Richmond
  • Debut: 5/11/2005
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MLB Career Stats 33 34 3.97 201 73 0 595.2 449 1.33


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Tim Stauffer Stats

*Since 2006

Tim Stauffer Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Tim Stauffer Statcast Events


Tim Stauffer Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2004 Portland PCL

Tim Stauffer Leaderboards


Season WHIP Rank
2011 1.25 23rd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2011 20 24th in NL

Tim Stauffer Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 28, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks released RHP Tim Stauffer.
December 19, 2015 RHP Tim Stauffer assigned to Reno Aces.
December 11, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Tim Stauffer to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 14, 2015 RHP Tim Stauffer elected free agency.
October 12, 2015 New York Mets designated RHP Tim Stauffer for assignment.
October 9, 2015 New York Mets reassigned RHP Tim Stauffer to the minor leagues.
September 8, 2015 New York Mets selected the contract of RHP Tim Stauffer from Las Vegas 51s.
August 1, 2015 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Tim Stauffer to a minor league contract.
August 1, 2015 RHP Tim Stauffer assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
June 17, 2015 Minnesota Twins released RHP Tim Stauffer.
June 11, 2015 Minnesota Twins designated RHP Tim Stauffer for assignment.
May 22, 2015 Minnesota Twins activated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list.
May 12, 2015 Minnesota Twins sent RHP Tim Stauffer on a rehab assignment to Rochester Red Wings.
May 1, 2015 Minnesota Twins placed RHP Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 30, 2015. Right intercostal strain
December 23, 2014 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Tim Stauffer.
October 30, 2014 RHP Tim Stauffer elected free agency.
May 17, 2013 San Diego Padres selected the contract of RHP Tim Stauffer from Tucson Padres.
February 4, 2013 Tim Stauffer assigned to Tucson Padres.
January 29, 2013 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Tim Stauffer to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 26, 2012 RHP Tim Stauffer elected free agency.
August 11, 2012 sent RHP Tim Stauffer on a rehab assignment to Tucson Padres.
August 4, 2012 AZL Padres sent RHP Tim Stauffer on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
June 10, 2012 Tim Stauffer roster status changed by San Diego Padres.
May 18, 2012 San Diego Padres placed RHP Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 15, 2012. Right elbow sprain.
May 14, 2012 San Diego Padres activated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list.
May 8, 2012 Tucson Padres sent RHP Tim Stauffer on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
May 4, 2012 Tim Stauffer assigned to Tucson Padres from Lake Elsinore Storm.
April 29, 2012 Tim Stauffer assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm.
April 5, 2012 San Diego Padres placed RHP Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 4, 2012. Strained right elbow
July 1, 2010 Tim Stauffer roster status changed by Portland Beavers.
July 1, 2010 San Diego Padres activated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list.
June 3, 2010 sent RHP Tim Stauffer on a rehab assignment to Portland Beavers.
May 11, 2010 San Diego Padres placed RHP Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 10, 2010. Appendicitis.
July 11, 2009 RHP Tim Stauffer assigned to San Diego Padres.
June 16, 2009 RHP Tim Stauffer assigned to Portland Beavers from San Antonio Missions.
May 9, 2009 San Antonio Missions signed free agent Tim Stauffer.

Timothy James Stauffer Bio Info

Timothy James Stauffer…he and his wife, Rosanne, have one son, Noah…played baseball, basketball, golf and soccer at Saratoga High School in New York…attended the University of Richmond…originally signed by Padres' scout Tripp Keister.


Pitched eighth and final season with San Diego...Pitched 3.2 shutout innings in a relief appearance on June 8 vs. Washington, allowing two hits with six strikeouts and one walk; six strikeouts were tied for the third-most by a NL reliever, trailing only Tyler Lyons (8) August 30 vs. Chicago-NL and Stolmy Pimentel (7) June 28 vs. New York-NL...Tied career-high with four-game win-streak August 2-30...Set career-high with 44th appearance September 28 at San Francisco with 2.1 innings of relief...Went 5-0, 2.56 ERA (56.1 IP, 16 ER) with 57 strikeouts and 19 walks in 41 relief appearances...was 1-2, 10.13 ERA (8.0 IP, 9 ER) with 10 strikeouts and four walks in three starts.


Opened the season at Triple-A Tucson, making eight starts, before being selected by the Padres on May 17 and making 43 relief appearances...Led SD relievers with 69.2 relief innings…his 69.2 relief innings following his recall on May 17 ranked third in the Majors behind the Twins' Anthony Swarzak (71.2) and the D-backs' Josh Collmenter (71.0)...Limited left-handed hitters to a .190 (23-for-121) batting average which ranked fourth in the National league and 12th in the Majors amongst relievers (ninth among right-handed relievers)...Tossed more than 1.0 inning in 22 of his 43 relief appearances and tossed at least 2.0 innings in 18 of his 43 appearances...When tossing at least 2.0 innings, posted a 2.12 ERA (11 ER, 46.2 IP) with 35 strikeouts in 18 games...Over his final 13 appearances, posted a 2.49 ERA (6 ER, 21.2 IP) with 24 strikeouts...Tossed 15.0 consecutive scoreless innings (August 20-September 8), limiting opposing hitters to a .151 (8-for-53) batting average over eight appearances.


Pitched in just one game for the Padres, missing time due to the disabled list...Made just one start for the Padres on May 14 at WSH...Began the season on the 15-day DL with a strained right elbow…reinstated on May 14 to make the start and placed back on the 15-day DL shortly after on May 18 with a right elbow strain…transferred to the 60-day DL on June 10...Underwent season-ending surgery on his right elbow on August 31 to repair the flexor tendon...After trade of RHP Ernesto Frieri to the Angels in May, became the longest tenured player in the Padres organization.

2011 Established new career highs in wins, starts, innings pitched, strikeouts and quality starts, besting his totals from 2010...Named the Padres Opening Day starter for the first time, pitching 3/31 at STL...Went 5-6 with a 2.97 ERA (39 ER/118.0 IP) over the first half of the season, becoming one of just four qualifying Padres pitchers to ever take a sub-3.00 ERA into the All-Star break (Jake Peavy in 2007 and 2008; Chris Young in 2007; Mat Latos in 2010)...Posted a 2.57 ERA (27 ER/94.2 IP) in 15 starts at home and a 4.95 ERA (50 ER/91.0 IP) in 16 starts on the road...Worked 7.0-or-more innings on 10 occasions, including a career-high 8.0 frames 6/7 vs. COL. 2010 Set career-highs in games (32), wins (6), innings pitched (82.2) and strikeouts (61)...Went 3-3 with a 1.87 ERA (9 ER/43.1 IP) and .224 (35-for-156) opponents batting average over 25 relief appearances and 3-2 with a 1.83 ERA (8 ER/39.1 IP) and .213 (30-for-141) opponents average in seven starts...Started the season with a career-best 17.1-inning scoreless streak over nine relief outings from 4/5-5/5...Allowed just one run over his first 15 outings, one start, and 30.1 IP (0.30 ERA) from 4/5-7/28...allowed a .190 (20-for-105) opponents average over that span...Finished the season by making six starts from 9/6-10/2, going 3-2 with a 2.10 ERA (8 ER/34.1 IP) and .195 (24-for-123) opponents average...Made an emergency start on 5/9 at HOU (5.0, 6, 0, 0, 0, 1), his first start of the season...Placed on the 15-day on 5/11 (retro to 5/10) with an appendicitis after making his first start...reinstated on 7/1, missing a total of 46 games...Made his second emergency start in his second start on 9/6 vs. LAD (4.0, 4, 1, 1, 1, 1)...Allowed one run or less in six of his seven starts, including no runs twice...Held left-handed hitters to a .197 (26-for-132) opponents batting average while right-handers hit at a .236 (39-for-165) clip...Won his last start of the season on 10/2 at SF, bringing the Padres to within one game of San Francisco in the NL West with one to play. 2009 Returned to action after missing all of 2008, making 12 relief appearances for Double-A San Antonio and four starts for Triple-A Portland before being added to the Padres rotation. Contract selected from Portland 7/11...started that night at SF, making his first Major League appearance since 8/26/07... struck out a career-high-tying seven batters...Tied his career high with 14 starts, also setting career marks in win and strikeouts...Went 1-6 over his first eight starts with the Padres going 1-7, despite posting a 3.95 ERA (18 ER/41.0 IP) during that stretch... received an average of 3.29 runs of support...San Diego went 5-1 in his last six starts...posted a 3-1 record and 3.09 ERA (11 ER/32.0 IP) while receiving 5.91 runs of support...Allowed eight home runs in his 14 starts, without allowing multiple homers in any game...surrendered one long ball in his last five outings...Matched his career-high from 6/11/05 in strikeouts twice with seven on 7/11 at SF and 8/15 at STL...Split his minor league season between San Antonio (12 relief appearances) and Portland (four starts)...combined to go 3-1 with one save and a 2.14 ERA (10 ER/42.0 IP)...limited opponents to a .191 average. 2008 Missed the entire season after undergoing right shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum. 2007 Made two starts for the Padres, going 0-1 with a 21.13 ERA (18 ER/ 7.2 IP)...recalled from Portland and made his first start of the season on 7/29 at HOU...tossed 3.2 innings, allowing seven runs on four hits and three walks while striking out three in an 18-11 Padres victory...optioned back to Portland 8/1...recalled from Portland again on 8/26 and started that day in Philadelphia, suffering the loss...yielded 11 runs on 11 hits over 4.0 innings with three walks and three strikeouts...optioned to Portland on 8/27 for the rest of the season...in 25 games (20 starts) for Triple-A Portland overall on the season, posted an 8-5 record with a 4.34 ERA (63 ER/130.2 IP) with 96 strikeouts compared to 36 walks...held right-handers to a .259 average (81-for-313) while lefties hit .319 (66-for-207) when he was on the mound...started the year in the bullpen, tallying an 11.88 ERA (11 ER/8.1 IP) in five relief outings...was on the disabled list with a sprained left ankle, 4/21-5/3...returned to the starting rotation and posted a 3.83 ERA (52 ER/122.1 IP) in 20 starts.

AUGUST RUSH: Went a perfect 3-0 in four August starts with a 1.00 ERA (3 ER/27.0 IP)...compiled 18 strikeouts while holding opposing batters to a .176 average (16-for-91). 2006 Spent most of the 2006 season at Triple-A Portland. He compiled a team-high seven wins, and also led the Beavers in strikeouts (89) and innings (153). In his only 2006 start with the Padres, he picked up the win after surrendering two runs (one earned) over six innings on Aug. 21 vs. the Dodgers. 2005 Made his Major League debut on May 11, 2005 at Cincinnati, picking up the victory after tossing 6.0 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits...the win also marked manager Bruce Bochy's 800th career victory....also picked up his first Major League hit in the contest in his first at-bat...became the sixth pitcher and the eighth player from the 2003 Draft to reach the Majors...posted a 3-6 record over 14 starts with the Padres (made one relief appearance)...Pitched at least 5.0 innings in his fi rst 13 Major League starts...struck out a career-high seven over seven innings on June 11 vs. Chicago (AL), allowing one run on only three hits...went 1-1 with a 4.01 ERA in May, holding opposing hitters to a .258 batting average...allowed just one baserunner to steal while he was on the mound...Went 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA (10 ER/38.2 IP) while striking out 31 in six starts before having his contract purchased in early May...pitched nine shutout innings on May 5th, giving up just six hits while striking out eight against Salt Lake. 2004 Went 11-5 with a 2.89 ERA over 28 starts in the Padres' farm system...made his professional debut with Single-A Lake Elsinore of the California League on April 11 vs. Inland Empire pitching 5.0 innings allowing just one run on four hits...his first professional win came April 21 at Visalia where he pitched 5.0 innings allowing two runs...made a total of six starts for the Storm going 2-0 with a 1.78 ERA (7 ER/35.1 IP) before earning a promotion to Double-A Mobile...while at Mobile, went 3-2 with a 2.63 ERA (15 ER/51.1 IP) in eight Southern League starts...tallied his first win for the BayBears May 18 when he delivered a career-long 8.0-inning one-run victory vs. Jacksonville...three starts later on June 3, he again went 8.0 innings and did not allow a run as he earned his second win...later promoted to Triple-A Portland where he finished the season with the Beavers...went 3-0 with a 4.02 ERA (14 ER/31.1 IP) in his fi rst fi ve starts with Portland...finished 6-3 with a 3.54 ERA over 14 starts from June 26-September 6...went 3-1 with 2.78 ERA (11 ER/35.2 IP) during the month of August...was named to play in the sixth annual Futures Game held on July 11 in Houston...tossed a 1-2-3 first inning while striking out two for the U.S. team. 2003 In his junior season, went 9-5 with 10 complete games and a 1.97 ERA (25 ER/114.0 IP) in 15 starts for the University of Richmond...held opponents to a .212 batting average...collected a single-season Richmond record 146 strikeouts, running his career total to 362, another school record...was a finalist for the 2003 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, representing the first time that a player from the University of Richmond had been nominated...was named Atlantic-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season after earning Atlantic-10 Player of the Week honors on three occasions...was a preseason All-America selection...rated the college pitcher with the best command, closest to the Major Leagues and judged to have the second best breaking ball, according to Baseball America's rating of the best tools among the top 100 prospects...was the club's first-round pick and fourth overall selection in the 2003 First-Year Player Draft...agreed to terms with the Padres on August 14. 2002 Went 15-3 with a 1.54 ERA in 15 starts for the Richmond Spiders...was named Atlantic-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year...ranked first in the nation in ERA and second in wins among pitchers with at least 100.0 innings pitched...had 140 strikeouts against 34 walks...recorded a school-record and national-high 13 complete games...established several single-season records, including victories, complete games, most consecutive victories (11) and innings pitched (146.0).