|MLB Career Stats||5||3||5.06||90||1||0||156.2||90||1.61|
|August 4, 2011||Norfolk Tides released RHP Josh Rupe.|
|May 12, 2011||Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Josh Rupe outright to Norfolk Tides.|
|May 10, 2011||Baltimore Orioles designated Josh Rupe for assignment.|
|March 30, 2011||Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Josh Rupe from Norfolk Tides.|
|February 3, 2011||Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RHP Josh Rupe to spring training.|
|November 29, 2010||Norfolk Tides signed free agent Josh Rupe.|
|October 5, 2010||RHP Josh Rupe elected free agency.|
|May 14, 2010||Kansas City Royals sent RHP Josh Rupe outright to Omaha Royals.|
|May 12, 2010||Kansas City Royals designated RHP Josh Rupe for assignment.|
|April 16, 2010||Kansas City Royals selected the contract of RHP Josh Rupe from Omaha Royals.|
|April 5, 2010||Josh Rupe assigned to Omaha Royals.|
|November 25, 2009||Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Josh Rupe to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.|
|November 9, 2009||RHP Josh Rupe elected free agency.|
|June 10, 2009||RHP Josh Rupe assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from AZL Rangers.|
|June 8, 2009||Josh Rupe assigned to AZL Rangers from Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|May 14, 2009||Josh Rupe assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from AZL Rangers.|
|April 28, 2009||Texas Rangers sent Josh Rupe outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|April 28, 2009||RHP Josh Rupe roster status changed by Texas Rangers.|
|April 18, 2009||Texas Rangers designated RHP Josh Rupe for assignment.|
Texas: Recalled from Oklahoma on September 12...made major league debut as starting pitcher on September 16 vs. Seattle...was the 6th player to make their ML debut for the Rangers in 2005 and the 2nd to do so as a starting pitcher (also Edison Volquez)...allowed 2 runs on 6 hits in 5.0 innings to earn the win in his debut, becoming the first Texas pitcher to start and win in his major league debut since Justin Duchscherer in the first game of a doubleheader on July 25, 2001 vs. Baltimore...8 pitchers made their ML debuts in a start for the Rangers without earning a win during that span...made first relief appearance on September 21 at Anaheim, allowing one run in 1.2 innings...tossed 3.0 scoreless innings over final 2 relief outings: 2.0 IP on September 29 at Seattle and 1.0 IP on October 2 vs. Los Angeles of Anaheim...ranked by Baseball America as having the best slider among Rangers prospects following the season.
Minors: Went a combined 10-10, 5.22 (92 ER/158.2 IP) with 117 strikeouts in 28 games/27 starts for Frisco and Oklahoma in 2005...10 wins tied for 3rd-most among Texas minor leaguers...recorded 11 quality starts in 27 outings as a starter...set career-highs in wins (10), starts (27), innings pitched (158.2) and strikeouts (117).
Frisco: Started the season with the RoughRiders, going 4-3, 3.74 (27 ER/65.0 IP) with 55 strikeouts in 11 games/10 starts...was 2- 1, 1.24 (4 ER/29.1 IP) in 5 games/4 starts in April...recorded 29 strikeouts in 26.0 innings over his last 4 starts with Frisco, from May 16-31, including season-high 9 strikeout performance on May 26 vs. Springfield...tossed season-high 8.0 innings on April 19 at San Antonio...recorded quality starts in 5 of 10 starts...posted a 3.16 ERA (13 ER/37.0 IP) in 6 games/5 starts at home and 4.50 ERA (14 ER/28.0 IP) in 5 road games/starts...was named as a Texas League All-Star, but did not participate in the TL All-Star Game.
Oklahoma: Promoted to Oklahoma in early June and went 6-7, 6.25 (65 ER/95.2 IP) in 17 games/starts for the RedHawks...went 5- 2 with a 3.48 ERA (20 ER/51.2 IP) and 44 strikeouts over his last 7 regular season starts to lower his Oklahoma ERA from 9.64...earned win in Triple-A debut on June 6 vs. Albuquerque, allowing 5 runs in 6.0 innings...posted 9 strikeouts in 7.0 scoreless innings on August 19 at Memphis...did not allow an earned run in 5.2 innings on July 22 vs. Iowa to snap a 5-game losing skid...earned a win in his lone playoff start for the RedHawks, allowing just one run on 4 hits in 8.0 innings on September 9 at Nashville...has posted a 3-0 record and 1.80 ERA (4 ER/20.0 IP) in 3 postseason starts for Frisco and Oklahoma over the past 2 seasons.2004 Josh missed over 2 months due to a strained muscle in his forearm, but combined to go 6-2, 2.82 (23 ER/73.1 IP) in 15 games/12 starts with Stockton (A), Spokane (A) and Frisco (AA)...was his first full season in the Texas organization since being acquired in a trade with Chicago (AL) on July 24, 2003...named Rangers' 9th-best prospect by Baseball America following the season.
Summary: Began year with Stockton in California League, tossing 4.0 shutout innings in his High-A debut on April 11 vs. Modesto...did not pitch again until June due to a strained muscle in his right forearm, sustained while lifting weights...joined Spokane in late June and made 4 rehab appearances for the Indians beginning on June 21...went 2-0, 1.50 (3 ER/18.0 IP) in 4 games/3 starts, never allowing more than one run in any appearance...Northwest League opponents hit just .209 as he recorded 19 strikeouts against just 3 walks...allowed one run in last 2 games and 10.0 innings...rejoined Stockton in mid-July and went 2-0, 1.88 (3 ER/14.1 IP) in 3 games/2 starts...recorded season-high 6 K's in final outing with Ports on July 21 at Visalia...did not allow a home run in any of his Cal League outings for the year as opponents batted .182 (12-66)...promoted to Frisco in late July and made his Double-A debut on July 28 at Arkansas, taking no decision while allowing 4 runs in 5.0 innings...went 2-2, 4.38 (18 ER/37.0 IP) in 7 games/6 starts with the RoughRiders...pitched at least 5.0 innings in 6 of 7 appearances...tossed season-high 6.2 innings, allowing just one unearned run, on Aug. 9 vs. Wichita...lone relief outing in Texas League came on Aug. 27 vs. Midland...TL opponents batted .277, .271 (13- 48) by lefties and .280 (28-100) by right-handers...went 1-1, 2.86 (7 ER/22.0 IP) in 4 games/3 starts in Frisco and 1-1, 6.60 (11 ER/15.0 IP) in 3 starts on the road.
Other Notes: Participated in Rangers' offseason mini-camp for pitchers in January.2003 Split the season between Kannapolis (A) and Clinton (A) in the Chicago and Texas organizations, combining to go 9-6, 3.28 (34 ER/93.1 IP) with 6 saves in 32 appearances/12 starts...allowed one home run in 93.1 total innings, including none in 65.2 frames with Kannapolis...went 5-5, 3.02 (22 ER/65.2 IP) with 6 saves in 26 games/7 starts for Kannapolis...began year in bullpen at 2-2, 1.35 before moving to starting rotation in mid-June...was 3-2, 2.10 in final 6 starts...was acquired by Texas on July 24 and finished year at Clinton...made debut on July 26 at Battle Creek, earning win with 4.0 relief innings...went 4-0, 2.00 in 1st 5 games/4 starts with LumberKings. 2002 Made pro debut at Bristol (rookie)...averaged 9.6 strikeouts per 9 IP (40 K/37.2 IP) and had 28 K's over final 22.0 innings, including 5 on 3 occasions...posted a 2.25 ERA in 15 relief outings...was ranked by Baseball America as the 26th best prospect in the White Sox system.