Sam Demel

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Sam Demel MLB Career Stats

72 4-4 4.95 63.2 48 1.59

Sam Demel Bio

  • Full Name: Samuel Vincent Demel
  • Born: 10/23/1985 in Channelview, TX
  • Draft: 2007, Oakland Athletics, 3rd rd. (120th overall)
  • College: Texas Christian
  • Debut: 6/16/2010
  • Last Game: 8/21/2012
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MLB Career Stats 4 4 4.95 72 0 2 63.2 48 1.59


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Sam Demel Stats

*Since 2006

Sam Demel Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Sam Demel Statcast Events


Sam Demel Awards

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Midland TEX

Sam Demel Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 22, 2014 Sam Demel roster status changed by Albuquerque Isotopes.
January 22, 2014 RHP Sam Demel assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
December 13, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Sam Demel to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 4, 2013 RHP Sam Demel elected free agency.
July 22, 2013 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders activated RHP Sam Demel from the 7-day disabled list.
June 16, 2013 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders placed RHP Sam Demel on the 7-day disabled list.
March 29, 2013 New York Yankees sent RHP Sam Demel outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
March 27, 2013 New York Yankees claimed Sam Demel off waivers from Houston Astros.
March 10, 2013 Houston Astros optioned Sam Demel to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
November 1, 2012 Houston Astros claimed Sam Demel off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
October 4, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Sam Demel from Reno Aces.
August 22, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Sam Demel to Reno Aces.
August 21, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP Sam Demel from Reno Aces.
March 23, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Sam Demel to Reno Aces.
October 10, 2011 Sam Demel roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
October 1, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks reassigned RHP Sam Demel to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP Sam Demel from Reno Aces.
August 1, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Sam Demel to Reno Aces.
July 1, 2011 Sam Demel roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
June 23, 2011 sent RHP Sam Demel on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
May 24, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP Sam Demel on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 22, 2011. Right shoulder tendinitis.
June 16, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of RHP Sam Demel from Reno Aces.
June 15, 2010 Sacramento River Cats traded Sam Demel to Reno Aces.
June 15, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks traded LF Conor Jackson to Oakland Athletics for Sam Demel.
December 14, 2009 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster RHP Sam Demel to spring training.
June 24, 2009 Sam Demel assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Midland RockHounds.

Samuel Vincent Demel Bio Info

Samuel Demel ..… starred at Texas Christian U niversity, where he was a member of the 2005 Conference USA All-Tournament Team and the 2006 First All-Mountain West Conference team ..… pitched for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2005-'06 ….. Originally drafted in the 35th round by the Texas Rangers in 2004, but did not sign ..... graduated from Spring (TX) High School, earning all-state honors as a senior after going 15-2 with a 1.34 ERA in 109 IP ….. ranked by Texas Baseball News as the 11th top recruit out of Texas in 2004 ..… originally selected in the third round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft by the Oakland Athletics.


Appeared in 35 games for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the Yankees' organization, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.72 ERA (10 ER/ 52.1 IP) and three saves ... Limited right-handed batters to a .186 batting average (18-for-97) with 32 strikeouts…limited left-handed batters to a .217 batting average (20-for-92) with 33 strikeouts ... Tossed 15.1 scoreless innings of relief from April 17-May 10 ... Held leadoff batters to a .130 batting average (6-for-46) with 18 strikeouts.

2012 Appeared in 56 games with Triple A Reno, going 1-4 with one save and a 4.07 ERA (30ER/66.1IP) and 75 strikeouts...averaged 10.18 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched, second-best among all Pacific Coast League relievers...made 11 consecutive scoreless appearances from June 3-July 3 and in 15 of 16 outings from June 3-July 19 (1ER/18.2IP)...recalled by Arizona on Aug. 21 and pitched 1.0 inning vs. Miami (1 ER)...was optioned back to Reno following the game...struck out a season-high six batters over 2.1 innings on Aug. 13 vs. Albuquerque...tied for the team lead with seven postseason appearances (3ER/6.2IP). 2011 Appeared in 34 games in his second season with the D-backs, going 2-2 with a 4.21 ERA (12 ER in 25.2 IP)...Made his first Opening Day roster and earned the win that day @ Rockies...Did not allow a run in 9 games (5.1 IP) from April 15-May 5...Placed on the disabled list on May 24 (retroactive to May 22) with right shoulder tendinitis, his first career DL stint...reinstated on July 1 after missing 36 games...Did not allow an earned run over 18 games (13.1 IP) from April 15-July 4...Optioned to Reno on Aug. 1...appeared in 9 games before his recall on Sept. 1. 2010 Became the fifth D-backs' player of the season to make his Major League debut after being acquired in a June trade and was a mainstay in the bullpen, making a majority of his appearances in the seventh and eighth innings...In 22 games at Triple-A Sacramento, was 2-0 with 6 saves, a 1.26 ERA (4 ER in 28.2 IP) and .212 opponents average with 9 walks and 28 strikeouts...converted 6 of 7 save opportunities...Tossed at least 1.0 inning in 20 of his 22 games as the opposition scored in only 6 of those contests...Had an 8-game scoreless streak, spanning 9.2 innings, from May 17-June 8...Acquired on June 15 from the A's in exchange for Conor Jackson and was selected from Triple-A Reno the following day...went 2-1 with a 5.35 ERA (22 ER in 37.0 IP) and .278 opponents average with 12 walks and 33 strikeouts in 37 games...Held opponents scoreless in 14 of 21 outings at home, including 5 straight contests (7.0 IP) from July 8-23, as opponents hit just .160 (4-for-25) with 6 strikeouts in those games...Debuted with 3 perfect outings, striking out 4 over 3.2 innings from June 16-23...Tossed a scoreless inning in his big league debut on June 16 @ Red Sox, retiring J.D. Drew, Adrian Beltre and Mike Cameron...On June 23 vs. Yankees, induced Derek Jeter into an inning-ending double play in the sixth inning and then recorded a career-high 3 strikeouts after fanning Nick Swisher, Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez in the seventh inning...Tossed a career-high-tying 2.0 innings on three occasions: July 8 and 11 vs. Marlins and July 28 @ Phillies...Secured his first career save on Aug. 10 @ Brewers...converted his second save opportunity on Sept. 22 vs. Rockies... his 2 saves were fifth among National League rookie pitchers. 2009 Compiled a 0.61 ERA and 11 saves in 27 relief appearances with Double-A Midland to earn a midseason promotion to Triple-A Sacramento...had a 3.62 ERA in 28 outings with the River Cats and was 2-5 with 14 saves and a 2.19 ERA in a career high 55 games overall...ranked third in the A's farm system in saves...yielded just two home runs in 61.2 innings...allowed a .217 opponents batting average, including .216 (30 for 139) with both of his home runs against right-handed hitters and .220 (20 for 91) against left-handers...opponents batted .273 with the bases empty and .167 with runners on base...also yielded a .167 average with runners in scoring position...converted 11 of 12 (91.7%) save opportunities at Midland and 14 of 18 (77.8%) overall...allowed 9 of 30 (30.0%) inherited runners to score. 2008 Spent his first full professional season at Single-A Stockton and was 5-2 with a career-high 18 saves and a 3.36 ERA in 54 appearances...also had career bests in wins (5), innings pitched (67.0) and strikeouts (90)...finished second in the A's farm system and the California League in saves...also ranked second in the CL in games pitched and led CL relievers with an average of 12.09 strikeouts per nine innings... allowed a .227 opponents batting average, including .185 against right-handed hitters and .286 against left-handers...yielded four of his five home runs to righties and four were solo shots...opponents hit .145 when leading off an inning...posted a 2.52 ERA in 28 appearances before the All-Star Break and 4.31 in 26 games after the break...had a 1.56 ERA in 28 outings at home and a 5.29 ERA in 26 appearances on the road...compiled a 2.47 ERA in the ninth inning or later and 5.01 before that...converted 18 of 24 (75.0%) of his save opportunities and allowed 7 of 15 (46.7%) inherited runners to score...did not allow an earned run in 22 of 26 outings from April 18 to July 2 (1.30 ERA)...struck out a season high six batters in 2.2 innings June 21 at High Desert...had a 0.59 ERA and five saves in 10 appearances in June...then posted a 7.53 ERA in 12 outings in July before rebounding for a mark of 1.93 in August... had a loss and a save in six postseason appearances for the Ports (7.0 ip, 6 h, 3 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 6 so, 2.57 ERA)...pitched for North Shore Honu in the Hawaiian Winter League following the season and was 0-1 with three blown saves and a 11.12 ERA in five appearances. 2007 Drafted by the A's in the third round of the First-Year Player Draft and was assigned to Single-A Stockton after signing June 26...compiled a 7.07 ERA in 11 appearances before he was transferred to Single-A Kane County Aug. 4...finished the season with the Cougars where he logged a 0.96 ERA and four saves in nine appearances...combined at both stops to go 0-1 with four saves and a 4.63 ERA in 20 games...held the opposition to a .235 batting average, including .200 by right-handed hitters and .278 by left-handers...made his professional debut July 3 against Modesto (1.0 ip, 2 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb)...allowed at least one run in seven of his 11 outings with Stockton, including four runs in each of his final two outings July 31 and Aug. 2 against Modesto...did not allow an earned run in his first eight outings with the Cougars and yielded a .107 batting average in nine appearances overall at Kane County...recorded his first professional save Aug. 8 against Lansing (0.2 ip, 1 so).