Eric Stults

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Eric Stults MLB Career Stats

135 36-48 4.24 683.1 433 1.34

Eric Stults Bio

  • Full Name: Eric William Stults
  • Born: 12/9/1979 in Plymouth, IN
  • Draft: 2002, Los Angeles Dodgers, 15th rd. (451st overall)
  • College: Bethel College (IN)
  • Debut: 9/5/2006
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MLB Career Stats 36 48 4.24 135 112 0 683.1 433 1.34


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Eric Stults Stats

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Eric Stults Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Eric Stults Statcast Events


Eric Stults Leaderboards


Season W Rank
2013 11 24th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2013 33 2nd in NL
2014 32 12th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2008 1 13th in NL
2009 1 19th in NL
2013 2 5th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2008 1 7th in NL
2009 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2013 203.2 11th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2013 3.28 17th in NL


Season H Rank
2013 219 2nd in NL
2014 197 12th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2013 18 25th in NL
2014 26 3rd in NL

Eric Stults Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 13, 2015 LHP Eric Stults elected free agency.
August 31, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
August 22, 2015 Tulsa Drillers activated LHP Eric Stults from the temporarily inactive list.
August 18, 2015 Tulsa Drillers placed LHP Eric Stults on the temporarily inactive list.
August 3, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Oklahoma City Dodgers.
July 5, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
June 17, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Ogden Raptors.
June 12, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Ogden Raptors from Tulsa Drillers.
May 30, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers sent LHP Eric Stults outright to Tulsa Drillers.
May 27, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers traded 3B Juan Uribe and RHP Chris Withrow to Atlanta Braves for 3B Alberto Callaspo, LHP Eric Stults, LHP Ian Thomas and RHP Juan Jaime.
April 5, 2015 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of LHP Eric Stults from Gwinnett Braves.
February 3, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP Eric Stults to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 3, 2015 LHP Eric Stults assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
November 12, 2014 San Diego Padres sent LHP Eric Stults outright to El Paso Chihuahuas.
November 3, 2014 San Diego Padres designated LHP Eric Stults for assignment.
June 6, 2014 San Diego Padres activated LHP Eric Stults from the bereavement list.
June 3, 2014 San Diego Padres placed LHP Eric Stults on the bereavement list.
July 22, 2012 San Diego Padres activated LHP Eric Stults from the 15-day disabled list.
July 12, 2012 sent LHP Eric Stults on a rehab assignment to Tucson Padres.
June 7, 2012 San Diego Padres placed LHP Eric Stults on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 4, 2012. strained left latissimus dorsi muscle
May 18, 2012 San Diego Padres activated LHP Eric Stults.
May 17, 2012 San Diego Padres claimed LHP Eric Stults off waivers from Chicago White Sox.
May 15, 2012 Chicago White Sox designated Eric Stults for assignment.
May 7, 2012 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of LHP Eric Stults from Charlotte Knights.
December 1, 2011 Charlotte Knights signed free agent Eric Stults.
December 1, 2011 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster LHP Eric Stults to spring training.
November 2, 2011 LHP Eric Stults elected free agency.
July 27, 2011 Colorado Rockies sent LHP Eric Stults outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 25, 2011 Colorado Rockies designated Eric Stults for assignment.
July 3, 2011 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of LHP Eric Stults from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
February 8, 2011 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster LHP Eric Stults to spring training.
November 24, 2010 Colorado Springs Sky Sox signed free agent Eric Stults.
March 31, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers released LHP Eric Stults.
October 26, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Eric Stults.
August 11, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Eric Stults to Albuquerque Isotopes.
August 9, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Eric Stults from Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 2, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Eric Stults to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 25, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers sent LHP Eric Stults on a rehab assignment to Inland Empire 66ers.
May 31, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP Eric Stults on the 15-day disabled list.
May 31, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned LHP Eric Stults to the minor leagues.
April 11, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Eric Stults from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 11, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Eric Stults.

Eric William Stults Bio Info

Eric William Stults…he and his wife, Stephanie, have three children: Madeline, Luke and Hallie…attended Bethel College (IN)…won the 2002 National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Championship…went 10-1 that season…also played basketball at Bethel…originally signed by Dodgers' scout Marty Lamb.


Went 8-17 with a 4.30 ERA (84 ER/176.0 IP) over  32 starts in his 12th professional season, his second consecutive year making at least 30 starts and tossing more than 175.0 innings. Ended the year ranked second on the Padres staff in starts, third in innings and third in strikeouts. Wasone of just three pitchers on the staff to fan at least 100 batters. Pitched to a 3.21 ERA (36 ER/101.0 IP) over his final 17 starts of the season, compiling a 6-8 record with 70 strikeouts. Went 2-9 with a 5.76 ERA (48 ER/75.0 IP) in his first 15 starts of the season, surrendering 102 hits and fanning 41. Compiled a 2.52 ERA (10 ER/35.2 IP) in six August starts, going 3-2 with 22 strikeouts. For his career, he's gone 8-6 with a 3.28 ERA in 21 games (19 starts) over five Augusts, the only month in his career in whichhe's totaled an ERA under 3.50. Walked two batters or fewer in 25-of-32 starts on the season, and issued two or fewer walks in 33-of-40starts since 8/18/13. Went 18 consecutive starts without walking more than two batters from 8/18/13 to 5/22/14 before issuing four free passes on 5/27 at ARI. It was the longest such streak by a Padres pitchersince Clayton Richard did so in 19 games from 6/27/12-4/3/13. Allowed a season-low two hits on 8/1 vs. ATL, going 6.1 innings, yielding one unearned run and fanningfour. It was just the fourth time in his Major League career allowing two or fewer hits in a start. Tied for second in the majors with a career-high 17 losses. Rode a career-long eight-game losing streakfrom 5/16 to 6/28, going 0-8 with a 5.63 ERA (30 ER/48.0 IP). Received 12 runs of support over the eightgames, including six games with one run or fewer of support. Received just 2.91 runs of support per start (57 runs, 32 starts), the second-lowest amount among qualifiedpitchers in the league (MIA's Nate Eovaldi, 2.70). San Diego scored just 57 runs in his 32 starts on theseason, the fewest for any pitcher with at least 175.0 innings pitched.


In his first full season with the Padres, set career highs in wins (11), games (33), starts (33), complete games (2), innings (203.2), strikeouts (131) and ERA (3.93)...Led the Padres in wins, losses (13), starts, complete games, innings, quality starts (20) and strikeouts...Ranked 11th in the National League with 203.2 innings pitched and sixth among left-handers in the NL (tied for 11th in the Majors)...Was 6-5 with a 3.20 ERA (37 ER, 104.0 IP) with 67 strikeouts in his first 16 starts of the season...then compiled a 5-8 mark with a 4.70 ERA (52 ER, 99.2 IP) with 64 strikeouts in his final 17 starts...Tossed at least 6.0 innings in 22 of his 33 starts and at least 7.0 innings in 10 of his 33 starts...Was 6-4 with a 3.06 ERA (34 ER, 100.0 IP) with 75 strikeouts in 15 starts at home compared to a 5-9 record with a 4.77 ERA (55 ER, 103.2 IP) with 56 strikeouts in 18 starts on the road...Was 5-1 with a 1.48 ERA (11 ER, 67.0 IP) with two complete games over a nine-start stretch at home (May 7-August 7)...Was 2-1 with a 1.83 ERA (9 ER, 44.1 IP) with 29 strikeouts in six starts between May 29-June 24...Limited left-handed hitters to a .185 (34-for-184) opponents batting average, eighth-best in the National League amongst starters...ranked fifth in the National League behind Francisco Liriano (.131), Madison Bumgarner (.161), Clayton Kershaw (.165) and Matt Harvey (.178)...Became the 12th Padres left-hander to toss at least 200.0 innings in a single season (21st time overall)…Randy Jones holds the club record with five seasons of 200.0-plus innings...Set a new career-high with 12 strikeouts on May 29 in a no decision against Seattle (Padres 3-2 win)…became the first Padres pitcher since Sterling Hitchcock on August 29, 1998 vs. Montreal and the third pitcher in franchise history to record 12 or more strikeouts without issuing a walk (also Andy Benes June 12, 1994 at SF)…his 12 strikeouts are a franchise record for a Padres starter against an American League opponent...Tossed a complete-game two-hitter on June 14 vs. Arizona, winning 2-1...Hit a three-run home run on April 15 at Los Angeles, becoming the 27th Padres pitcher to hit a home run...he is the 6th Padres pitcher to hit a home run at Dodger Stadium, joining Jake Peavy (2006), Joey Hamilton (1997, 1998), Calvin Schiraldi (1989) & Mike Corkins (1973)...Stults was the 6th visiting pitcher to hit a home run with at least two runners on at Dodger Stadium, joining Juan Marichal (1971), Steve Carlton (1984), fellow Padre Calvin Schiraldi (1989), Dennis Cook (1990) & Ross Ohlendorf (2011) Elias Sports Bureau.

2012 Posted career-bests in nearly every category after being claimed off waivers by the Padres in May...recorded a career-high eight wins and had a career-best 2.91 ERA (32 ER/99.0 IP) overall on the season. Claimed by the Padres off outright waivers from the Chicago White Sox on 5/17. Had made five starts for Triple-A Charlotte in the White Sox system to start the year, going 1-1 with a 2.20 ERA(7 ER/28.2 IP) and 26 strikeouts against 10 walks before playing in two games, one start, for the White Sox in May... was designated for assignment by the White Sox on 5/15. Made his Padres debut with a start on 5/19 vs. LAA, working 6.2 innings of two-run ball. Made four starts from 5/19-6/3 going 1-2 with a 3.33 ERA (9 ER/24.1 IP) before landing on the 15-day DL on 6/7 with a strained left lat. Made two rehab starts for Triple-A Tucson from 7/12-18 before being reinstated from the 15-day DL on 7/22. After being reinstated from the DL made four relief appearances from 7/23-8/2, posting a 2.70 ERA(2 ER/6.2 IP). Finished the season by making 10 starts from 8/6-9/29, going 7-1 with a 2.79 ERA(19 ER/61.1 IP), a .246 (57-for- 232) opponents batting average and 39 strikeouts against just 14 walks over that stretch...Padres were 8-2 over his final 10 starts over that span. Overall as a starter in 2012 went 8-3 with a 2.95 ERA(30 ER/91.2 IP), a .244 (83-for-340) opponents average and 52 strikeouts against 25 walks allowed, including one start with the White Sox. With the Padres, posted a 2.49 ERA(14 ER/50.2 IP) over 11 games, seven starts, on the road against a 3.46 ERA (16 ER/41.2 IP) in seven starts at Petco Park...Padres went 5-2 in his seven starts at home and 5-2 in his seven starts on the road. Over seven games, five starts, in the month of August, went 4-0 with a 2.02 ERA (8ER/35.2 IP), with the Padres 4-1 in those five starts...his 2.02 ERA in August was tied for fifth-best among qualifying NL pitchers during the month. At the plate for the Padres in 2012, hit .250 (7-for-28) with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored...compiled a four-game hit streak from 8/13-29, going 5-for-9 (.556) overthat stretch...all three of his RBI came on 8/24 atARI with a two-run single and a RBI-double in that game. 2011 Spent most of the season with Class AAA Colorado Springs, but made six relief appearances with Colorado after being recalled on 7/3...posted a 6.00 ERA (8 ER/12.0 IP) and seven strikeouts with the Rockies...was outrighted back to the Sky Sox where he finished the season...went 4-4 with a 4.63 ERA (76 ER/68.0 IP), 69 strikeouts and one save over 52 relief appearances with Colorado Springs. 2010 Spent the entire season, and also his first season, in Japan playing for the Hiroshima Carp...finished the season 6-10, 5.07 (124.1 ip, 70 er) in 21 starts...struckout 87 compared to walking 46...Of the 149 hits he allowed (.302 average) only 44 went for extra-bases, 23 of them as home runs...The Carp went 7-14 in his 21 starts...showed more success on the road (3-4, 3.74) compared to at home (3-6, 6.34)...lefties hit .317 (57-for-180) off him while righties hit .293 (92-for-314)...Finished second on his club with 21 starts and 124.1 innings pitched...had the third-most strikeouts and tied for the third-most wins among all Carp...his 10 losses also led Hiroshima...Recorded the same amount of ground-ball outs as fly-ball outs, 198 for each category. 2009 Began season at Albuquerque, but did not make an appearance before being recalled by Los Angeles on April 11...Went 4-3 with a 4.86 ERA in 10 starts over two separate stints with the Dodgers...Los Angeles was 7-3 in his starts...Tossed his second career complete-game shutout on four hits in the Dodgers' 8-0 victory on May 9 vs. San was Los Angeles' only complete game of the season...represented his lone "quality start" of the season...Went 3-1 with a 2.55 ERA (7 ER/24.2 IP) and limited opposing hitters to a .211 average (19-for-90) in four starts at Dodger Stadium...Went 4-1 in seven starts against National League West opponents...Placed on 15-day disabled list with a sore thumb on May 31, and was reinstated and optioned to Albuquerque on July 1...Made two rehab starts at Single-A Inland Empire on June 25 and 29, allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits in a combined 7.1 innings...Went 5-4 with a 5.20 ERA in 12 games (11 starts) for Triple-A Albuquerque...Appeared in six Spring Training games (one start) before being optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on April 5, allowing 16 runs (13 earned) in 12.1 innings (9.49 ERA) 2008 In three stints with the Dodgers, went 2-3 with a shutout and a 3.49 ERA in seven starts...spent the majority of the year with Triple-A Las Vegas, where he went 7-7 with a 3.82 ERA in 20 starts...Tossed a four-hit shutout against the Chicago White Sox on June 25 at Dodger Stadium...Started the Sept. 25 game vs. San Francisco in place of Greg Maddux after the Dodgers had clinched the National League West title earlier in the day with Arizona's 12-3 loss at St. Louis...Went 2-2 with a 3.18 ERA (12 ER/34.0 IP) in six starts during his first stint...was recalled on June 17, when Brad Penny was placed on the 15-day disabled list...After winning his first two starts, June 19 at Cincinnati and June 25 vs. Chicago White Sox, was winless in his next four starts from June 30-July 21, going 0-2 with a 5.21 ERA (11 ER/19.0 IP)...Was optioned back to Las Vegas on July 22, when Clayton Kershaw was recalled from Double-A Jacksonville...Returned to the Dodgers on Aug. 14 to pitch out of the bullpen...did not appear in a game before being optioned back to Vegas on Aug. 19...was recalled on Sept. 1, when rosters expanded from 25 to 40...Went 1-2 with a 2.75 ERA (6 ER/19.2 IP) in three starts at Dodger Stadium, and 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA (9 ER/19.0 IP) in four starts on the road...Opposing left-handed hitters batted .314 (11-for-35) against him, while right-handed hitters batted .233 (27-for-116)...His June 25 shutout of the White Sox came in just his ninth career start...the last Dodger to fire a shutout with fewer Major League starts under his belt was Darren Dreifort, who blanked Arizona in his seventh career start on May 22, 1998...Posted a team-best 3.82 ERA among the club's full-time starters...also led the team with 102 strikeouts...ranked third on the squad with seven wins and second with 117.2 innings pitched...worked at least 6.0 innings in 14 of his 20 starts...Was 5-6 with a 3.59 ERA (33 ER/82.2 IP) in 14 starts at the time of his first promotion on June 17 2007 Had three different stints with the Dodgers, splitting time between the big league club and Triple-A Las Vegas...went 5-7 with a 7.56 ERA (75 ER/89.1 IP) in 21 games (17 starts) for the 51s...struck out 81 batters...while with Las Vegas, went 4-1 with a 3.89 ERA away from Cashman Field...was first recalled on July 4 and then sent down on July 23...came back up on Aug. 17, and then went down on Aug. 31...brought up for the final time on Sept. 4...went 1-4 with a 5.82 ERA in 12 games (five starts) for the a starter with Los Angeles, went 1-3 with a 5.68 ERA...had the best outing of his career on Aug. 17 against the Rockies, going a career-high 7.0 innings and fanning a career-high nine batters while allowing just two runs and two hits in the Dodgers' 6-4 the plate, went 4-for-12 (.333) with two doubles. 2006 Appeared in six games (two starts) for the Dodgers, going 1-0 with a 5.60 ERA (11 ER /17.2 IP) while walking seven batters and striking out five... Was invited to Spring Training as a non-roster player and had a 2.00 ERA in three games before being sent back to Minor League camp... Was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas on Sept. 4 after posting a 10-11 record in 26 games started for the 51s...had a 4.26 ERA (72 ER/153.1 IP) and 128 strikeouts...allowed 153 hits and 68 walks... Made his Major League debut out of the bullpen on Sept. 5 at Milwaukee...gave up three runs in 3.0 innings...allowed a homer and one walk while striking out one... Earned his first Major League start and victory on Sept. 10 at Shea Stadium...held the Mets to just one run and two hits over 6.0 innings and 86 pitches...walked two and struck out three in the Dodgers' 9-1 win... Made his first big league start two days after Hong-Chih Kuo did the same for the Dodgers, marking the first time in 46 that the Dodgers had two pitchers accomplish that feat in the same series... In just five at-bats, had three hits, scored a run and laid down a sacrifice bunt...singled to lead off the sixth inning on Sept. 10 and came around to score on Nomar Garciaparra's home run... Started the regular season finale on Oct. 1 at San Francisco and pitched 5.0 innings, allowing two earned runs but did not factor in the decision. 2005 Compiled a 4-3 record and a 3.31 ERA in 12 starts at Double-A Jacksonville before being promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas ... Racked up 118 strikeouts in 146.0 innings at Jacksonville and Las Vegas Had a 3.15 ERA at home with Jacksonville. 2004 In a combined 19 relief outings for Single-A Columbus and Single-A Vero Beach, was 3-3 with four saves and a 2.56 ERA (9 ER/31.2 IP). 2003 Went 3-4 with one save and a 4.97 ERA in nine games (seven starts) for Jacksonville... Was transferred to Vero Beach on May 19 and made one start, giving up two runs in 3.0 innings... Was placed on the disabled list by Vero Beach May 26 and not activated until September 8 by Columbus 2002 With three different affiliates (Rookie League-Great Falls, Vero Beach and Jacksonville) he combined to go 4-1 with a 2.82 ERA in 19 games (six starts)