Ryan Theriot #2

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/185

Ryan Theriot MLB Career Stats

.281 17 257 121 .691

Ryan Theriot Bio

  • Full Name: Ryan Stewart Theriot
  • Born: 12/7/1979 in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Draft: 2001, Chicago Cubs, 3rd rd. (78th overall)
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Debut: September 13, 2005
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/3/2012
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MLB Career Stats 3246 446 911 17 257 121 .281 .341 .691


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Ryan Theriot Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2011 St. Louis NL
2012 San Francisco NL

Ryan Theriot Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2008 .307 6th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2007 28 12th in NL
2008 22 17th in NL
2009 21 16th in NL
2010 20 14th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2008 .387 8th in NL


Season BB Rank
2008 73 21st in NL


Season H Rank
2008 178 8th in NL
2009 171 15th in NL
2010 158 25th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2009 154 25th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2008 580 25th in NL
2009 602 12th in NL
2010 586 19th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2008 661 21st in NL
2009 677 14th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2008 13 2nd in NL
2009 10 6th in NL
2010 9 9th in NL
2011 6 25th in NL

Ryan Theriot Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 3, 2012 2B Ryan Theriot elected free agency.
May 24, 2012 San Francisco Giants activated 2B Ryan Theriot from the 15-day disabled list.
May 11, 2012 San Francisco Giants placed 2B Ryan Theriot on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 9, 2012. Right elbow inflammation.
February 8, 2012 San Francisco Giants signed free agent 2B Ryan Theriot.
December 12, 2010 2B Ryan Theriot elected free agency.
November 30, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers traded 2B Ryan Theriot to St. Louis Cardinals for RHP Blake Hawksworth.
July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Traded LHP Ted Lilly and 2B Ryan Theriot to Los Angeles Dodgers; Los Angeles Dodgers Traded Blake DeWitt to Chicago Cubs; Chattanooga Lookouts Traded RHP Kyle Smit to Tennessee Smokies and Great Lakes Loons Traded RHP Brett Wallach to Peoria Chiefs.

Ryan Stewart Theriot Bio Info

Name is pronounced RIY-in TAIR-ee-oh ... Married (Johnnah Haik)...children (Houston, Macey and Georgia Grace) ... Attended Broadmoor (Baton Rouge, LA) High School in 1998 ... Played college baseball at Louisiana State University under legendary coach Skip Bertman...helped lead Tigers to 2000 NCAA College World Series Championship, in which he scored winning run via walk-off single by Brad Cresse ... Also played with current Giant Mike Fontenot on that team and was named to College World Series all- Tournament team ... Is co-founder of Hardt of Champions athletic complex in Louisiana where goal of complex is to raise money for families and children who are struggling, performing free clinic for underprivileged children once a year with other MLB players. 2011 Was Opening Day shortstop for St. Louis and batted .271 (120-for-442) with 26 2Bs and 47 RBI; hitting mostly in leadoff spot ... Was team's everyday shortstop through trade deadline, played in 40 games in 2nd half, making just 18 starts, all but 2 of those at 2nd base ... Made 87 starts at shortstop (91 games) and 17 starts at 2nd (35 games) ... Ranked 6th on team with 33 multi-hit games and 4th with 26 2Bs ... With 47 RBI, posted his 3rd 40-RBI season of his career ... Was ejected for 1st time in his career on July 17 at Cincinnati for arguing call at 2nd base...served one game suspension on July 21 ... Led team with 7 pinch RBI, 5 of which came in final two weeks of season ... Batted .310 (39-for-126) vs. left-handed pitchers ... Posted career-high 20-game hitting streak from May 15-June 7, batting .326 (28-for-86) with 7 2Bs and 11 RBI ... POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Batted .600 (6-for-10) with 2 2Bs and RBI in 3 game against Philadelphia in NLDS, and finished postseason with .242 avg. (8-for-33) in 12 games for World Champion Cardinals. 2010 Played in 150 games, starting with 96 games with the Cubs before a trade to the Dodgers on 7/31, where he finished the season playing 54 games for LAD...His 20 stolen bases in 2010 were tops among the N.L.'s everyday second basemen...Tied his career long with a 13-game hitting streak (11 were multi-hit games) from 4/21-5/4, batting .475 (29-61) over the period, the 2nd highest average (C. Gonzalez, .516, 16-game) during a National League hitting streak of 13-games or more...Also had hitting streaks of 11 games (with LAD) and eight games earlier in the season with CHI...Turned 69 double plays with 56 coming at second base, ranking 13th in the N.L. among second basemen...Ranked 6th among second basemen in the National League with a .986 fielding percentage...Batted .293 with 2 HR and 14 RBI against NL Central clubs, his highest BA against any NL division. 2009 Ryan established numerous career marks and led the team with 154 games played and 602 at-bats ... his five triples, seven homers and 54 RBI also established career bests ... he made 147 starts at shortstop, the most for a Cub at that position since Shawon Dunston made 150 starts in 1988. ... Hit seven homers on the season, equaling the amount he hit from 2006-08... Hit three homers with eight RBI in a four-game span, May 1-4 ... the three homers came in a span of 12 at-bats. ... Led the team with 21 stolen bases, his third-consecutive season with more than 20 steals... Is the first Cub with three-consecutive 20-steal seasons since Sammy Sosa (1993-95). ... Batted .306 (37-for-121) against left-handed pitching, compared to a .279 mark (134-for-481) against righties. ... Led the team with 51 multi-hit games (40 two-hit and 11 three-hit). ... Batted .299 (99-for-331) prior to the All-Star Break compared to a .266 mark (72-for-271) after the break. ... Hit .283 (49-for-173) in 42 games in the lead-off spot. ... Twice tied his career high with three runs scored: April 26 at St. Louis and September 15 vs. Milwaukee. ... Hit his first career grand slam May 1 vs. Florida, establishing a careerhigh four RBI game ... later tied the mark with four RBI July 30 vs. Houston. ... Had eight hitting streaks of five or more games, including a season-high 10-game streak, June 13-24 ... batted .333 (14-for-42) during the run. ... Boasted three home hitting streaks of nine or more games: a 10-gamer, May 13-31; a nine-gamer, June 13-July 3 and an 11-gamer, July 5-26. ... Appeared in the team's first 46 games (45 starts) before a day off May 29. ... Tied his then career high with two stolen bases April 30 vs. Florida - had turned the trick five times. ... Finished April with a .317 batting average (26-for-82). ... His grand slam May 1 vs. Florida snapped a string of 620 at-bats since his previous homer, April 15, 2008 vs. Cincinnati. ... Again went deep May 2 against the Marlins ... the last player to snap a longer homerless streak by going deep in consecutive games was the Cubs' Gene Clines in 1977 (1,079 at-bats). ... Collected his second career multi-homer game May 13, going 2-for-3 with two solo homers vs. San Diego - his previous multi-homer effort was September 17, 2006 vs. Cincinnati. ... Matched his career high with three doubles May 25 vs. Pittsburgh. ... From May 25-June 7, batted .391 (18-for-46). ... Had two walk-off hits in a week: June 14 vs. Minnesota and June 19 vs. Cleveland. ... Nabbed a career-high three stolen bases and went 3-for-5 July 22 at Philadelphia. ... Hit safely in 30 of 32 home games, May 13-July 26 (46-for-126/.365). ... Went 3-for-4 with a triple August 2 in Florida, establishing a career high with his fifth triple of the season. ... Collected his career-high 46th RBI of the season with a single to center in the fifth inning August 13 vs. Philadelphia ... his previous mark was 45, which was set in 2007. ... Set a career mark with four walks September 15 vs. Milwaukee ... again drew four free passes September 29 vs. Pittsburgh. 2008 Enjoyed a strong season as the Cubs regular shortstop, recording a team-leading .307 batting average - good for sixth in the N.L. - and 58 multi-hit games (tied for fourth in the majors). © His 58 multi-hit games were the most by a Cubs shortstop since 1954, surpassing Ivan DeJesus and Don Kessinger who had 55 apiece in 1979 and 1969, respectively. © His 154 singles ranked first in the N.L. and second in the majors behind Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki (180). © Started 141 of the club's 162 games at shortstop. © Hit .300 or better in each of the first four months of the season: .323 in March/April, .308 in May, .309 in June and .333 in July. © Had more walks than strikeouts in every month of the season save for July (10 K/10 BB), finishing the season with 73 free passes compared to 58 strikeouts. © Struck out once every 11.4 at-bats, the sixth-best mark in the N.L. © The club was 56-9 (.862) in games he scored at least one run ... was 14-2 when scoring two or more times. © Batted .308 against right-handed pitchers compared to a .305 mark against lefty hurlers. © Went a season-high 31-consecutive games without an error, July 13- August 20, handling 88 total chances in that span. © Batted .302 in day games .... had a .311 average in night contests. © Had a .320 batting average (111-for-347) with a .394 on-base percentage in the first half ... hit .288 after the All-Star break. © Batted .368 (25-for-68) in 16 contests when at the top of the order. © Reached base safely in a season-high 17-straight games, July 2-23. © Turned in a season-high 13-game hitting streak, July 3-20, batting .439 (25-for-57) during the run. © Had four consecutive multi-hit games three times: April 18-23 (10-for- 19/.526), June 22-26 (8-for-17/.471) and July 9-12 (9-for-18/.500). © Drew a career-best 73 walks, surpassing his 49 free passes in 2007. © Tied his career high with three RBI July 30 in Milwaukee ... finished the game 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and two walks. © Belted his lone homer of the season April 15 vs. Cincinnati's Todd Coffey. © Fell one hit shy of his career high, going 4-for-5 April 20 vs. Pittsburgh ... had a season-high two doubles. © Batted .273 (3-for-11) in three games against the Dodgers in the NLDS. 2007 Ryan broke camp with the Cubs and enjoyed his first full season in the majors, eventually taking over everyday shortstop duties while setting career highs in numerous offensive categories. © Led the club with 28 stolen bases in 32 attempts, becoming the first Cubs infielder to steal at least 28 bases in a season since Eric Young turned the trick twice, stealing 54 bases in 2000 and 31 in 2001. © Had a .300 batting average (45-for-150) in 34 games at the top of the order, including a .321 mark (26-for-81) in 19 games while Alfonso Soriano was on the disabled list, August 6-26. © Made 108 appearances at shortstop (101 starts), 37 at second base (21 starts), eight at third base (four starts) and six in the outfield (one start). © Hit .286 (36-for-126) off lefties compared to a .260 mark (107-for-411) off right-handed hurlers. © Hit two doubles for the first time in his career April 22 vs. St. Louis ... finished the game 3-for-6 with a run scored. © Recorded a career-high three walks April 30 in Pittsburgh. © Notched a game-tying, ninth inning RBI-single May 6 vs. Washington, helping the Cubs beat the Nationals, 4-3, in 10 innings. © Had a then career-high nine-game hitting streak, May 6-15 ... duplicated the streak August 31-September 8. © Belted his first career pinch-home run May 29 vs. Florida ... the two-run shot off Dontrelle Willis in the seventh inning was his first long ball of the season. © June 11 vs. Houston, he formed a double play combination with Mike Fontenot, reuniting the LSU college teammates for the first time at the big league level ... the pair won the college World Series with LSU in 2000. © Recorded a career-high three doubles July 1 vs. Milwaukee. © His eighth-inning error at shortstop July 26 in St. Louis ended a streak of 346.0-errorless innings at the position since his previous error there April 27 in St. Louis. © Started at shortstop in each of the Cubs three NLDS games against Arizona ... batted .250 (3-for-12) with a stolen base and an RBI. 2006 Theriot made 30 starts at second base, and finished strong, batting .386 with 16 runs over his last 12 games of the season. On Sept. 17 against Cincinnati, he hit two home runs. Theriot spent most of the season at Triple-A Iowa, where he hit .304 in 73 games, with 11 doubles and five triples. 2005 Ryan saw his first major league action, appearing in nine games after his contract was selected from West Tenn (AA) September 12...made his major league debut September 13 against Cincinnati, entering the game in the 10th inning as a pinch hitter...recorded his first major league hit the next day, tagging Cincinnati's Brian Shackelford for a pinch-infield single...saw his first defensive action September 21 at Milwaukee...entered the game as a pinch runner in the ninth inning and remained in at second base...spent the majority of the season at West Tenn (AA), batting .304 with 28 doubles and 24 stolen bases - was named the team's most valuable player at the end of the season...struck out 38 times in 448 at-bats (once every 11.8 at-bats) and grounded into just 9 double plays...had 32 multi-hit games, including 13 three-hit and 2 four-hit contests...had a season-high 10 game hitting streak June 1-14, going 16-for-38 (.421) with 1 home run, 4 RBI and 2 stolen bases over the stretch. 2004 Played in 103 games for Daytona (A), batting .273 with 14 doubles and 34 RBI...helped the Cubs to a split of the Florida State League Championship vs. Tampa that was canceled due to Hurricane Charlie...played his best baseball in August batting .339 (19-56) with four doubles and eight RBI. 2003 Split his 2003 season between Lansing (A) and West Tenn (AA), combining to hit .249 in 111 games...hit safely in 45 of 58 games at Lansing and swiped 21 bases. 2002 Led Class A Advanced Lansing with 32 stolen bases. 2001 Began his professional career with Class A Daytona and hit .204 (21-for-103).