Yovani Gallardo

Yovani Gallardo #49

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/205
  • Age: 29

Yovani Gallardo 2015 Postseason Stats

1-0 3.60 5.0 1 1.00

Yovani Gallardo Postseason Career Stats

2-2 2.32 31.0 21 1.29

Yovani Gallardo Stats

13-11 3.42 184.1 121 1.42

Yovani Gallardo MLB Career Stats

102-75 3.66 1473.2 1347 1.32

Yovani Gallardo Bio

  • Full Name: Yovani Gallardo
  • Pronunciation: yoh-VAN-nee giy-YAHR-doh
  • Born: 2/27/1986 in Penjamillo, Michoacan, Mexico
  • Draft: 2004, Milwaukee Brewers, 2nd rd. (46th overall)
  • High School: Green B. Trimble Technical, Fort Worth, TX
  • Debut: June 18, 2007
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2015 Postseason Stats 1 0 3.60 1 1 0 5.0 1 1.00
Postseason Career Stats 2 2 2.32 6 5 0 31.0 21 1.29
2015 Stats 13 11 3.42 33 33 0 184.1 121 1.42
MLB Career Stats 102 75 3.66 247 244 0 1473.2 1347 1.32
  • Status: Free Agent

Yovani Gallardo Two-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Rangers AL 1050 Two-seam FB 91.15 90.42 2057.00 5.98 90.96
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.30 91.79 2128.00 6.05 89.60


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November 13, 2015 at 5:58 PM ET

Gallardo rejects qualifying offer

Right-hander Yovani Gallardo has turned down the one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Rangers.

November 6, 2015 at 8:47 PM ET

Gallardo gets qualifying offer

The Rangers extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to free-agent pitcher Yovani Gallardo, the club announced on Friday.


Yovani Gallardo Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Milwaukee NL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2010 Milwaukee NL

Brewers Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2009 Milwaukee NL
2010 Milwaukee NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2006 Huntsville SOU

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Huntsville SOU

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Huntsville SOU

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/21/2007 Nashville PCL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Brevard County FSL

Yovani Gallardo Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2009 3.73 19th in NL
2011 3.52 20th in NL
2012 3.66 19th in NL
2014 3.51 21st in NL
2015 3.42 11th in AL


Season W Rank
2009 13 17th in NL
2010 14 11th in NL
2011 17 4th in NL
2012 16 6th in NL
2013 12 21st in NL
2015 13 12th in AL


Season SO Rank
2009 204 5th in NL
2010 200 9th in NL
2011 207 5th in NL
2012 204 6th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2009 1.31 25th in NL
2011 1.22 20th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2009 .219 3rd in NL
2011 .245 17th in NL
2012 .243 17th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2011 33 4th in NL
2012 33 1st in NL
2013 31 22nd in NL
2014 32 12th in NL
2015 33 2nd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2009 1 19th in NL
2010 2 6th in NL
2011 1 20th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2010 2 2nd in NL
2011 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2011 207.1 15th in NL
2012 204.0 14th in NL
2015 184.1 21st in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2013 7.17 17th in NL
2014 6.83 17th in NL
2015 5.91 5th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2009 2.17 21st in NL
2012 2.52 15th in NL
2013 2.18 6th in NL
2014 2.70 19th in NL
2015 1.78 2nd in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2009 94 2nd in NL
2010 75 11th in NL
2012 81 4th in NL
2013 66 11th in NL
2015 68 6th in AL


Season H Rank
2011 193 21st in NL
2012 185 22nd in NL
2013 180 25th in NL
2014 195 13th in NL
2015 193 12th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2009 21 23rd in NL
2011 27 5th in NL
2012 26 5th in NL
2013 18 25th in NL
2014 21 16th in NL

Yovani Gallardo Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 RHP Yovani Gallardo elected free agency.
January 19, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers traded cash and RHP Yovani Gallardo to Texas Rangers for RHP Corey Knebel, SS Luis Sardinas and RHP Marcos Diplan.
August 17, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Yovani Gallardo from the 15-day disabled list.
July 31, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list. Tight left hamstring.
July 22, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Yovani Gallardo from the 15-day disabled list.
July 6, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5, 2010. Right oblique strain.

Yovani Gallardo Bio Info

Is married.....wife's name is Patricia.....the couple has a son, Yovani Jr., and a daughter, Zayra...Graduated from Trimble Tech (TX) High School...Donates game tickets to area youth groups...Has helped purchase uniforms for the Felix Mantilla Little League throughout his career...Provided financial support in 2013 to Stillwaters Cancer Support Services in Waukesha, WI...Donated his time to the Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2013 "Team Muscle" event...Joined Brewers Community Foundation in 2011 to purchase new scoreboards for Baran Park in Milwaukee.....the two scoreboards were installed in May 2011...Favorite sport other than baseball is soccer...Last name is pronounced "guy-YAR-doe".


Had the lowest ERA among Milwaukee qualifiers at 3.51, the best of his career and 20th lowest in the N.L....tied for 1st on the staff in starts (32, T12th in N.L.), was 2nd in strikeouts (146), and placed 3rd in wins (8-tied), and innings (192.1)...had a string of 6 consecutive winning seasons (excluding 2008) come to an end...had the 5th-lowest run support average in the N.L. (3.28), and ranked 5th in the league in road ERA (2.70)...opposition batted .261, .235 by LHB and .279 by RHB...was the victim of 6 blown saves, 2nd most on the club (Kyle Lohse-7)...was 3rd on the club in quality starts (20), going 8-1, 1.55 (23 ER/133.1 IP) in those games.


Went 12-10 with a 4.18 ERA in 31 starts...Produced 17 quality starts.....the team went 16-15 in his starts...Led the team in wins (12) for the fourth consecutive season and strikeouts (144) for the fifth straight season...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 7/31-8/16 with a strained left hamstring...Was 8-9 with a 4.91 ERA in 23 starts prior to going on the DL (128.1ip, 70er) and 4-1 with a 2.41 ERA in 8 starts after being reinstated (52.1ip, 14er)...Started on Opening Day for the fourth consecutive season, joining Ben Sheets (2002-05) as the only Brewers pitchers to start four straight openers.....Gallardo received a no-decision in the Brewers' 5-4, 10-inning win vs. Colorado (5ip, 10h, 3r, 3er, 1bb, 3k, 2hr)...Notched his 1,000th career strikeout on 6/10 at Miami (Marcell Ozuna)...Extended his franchise-leading home run total to 12 with homers on 4/18 vs. San Francisco (off Matt Cain) and 4/29 vs. Pittsburgh (off Wandy Rodriguez)...Participated in the World Baseball Classic for Team Mexico.....earned a 5-2 win in his only start in the WBC on 3/8 vs. Team USA (3.1ip, 2h, 1r, 1er, 1bb, 4k).

2012 Was named Brewers Most Valuable Pitcher for the third time in four seasons as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Went 16-9 with a 3.66 ERA in 33 starts ... the Brewers went 22-11 in his starts. Ranked among the National League leaders in both walks (4th, 81) and strikeouts (6th, 204) as well as quality starts (T2nd, 25) and wins (T6th, 16). Produced his fourth consecutive 200+ strikeout season (204, 200, 207 and 204) ... became the first Brewer ever with four seasons of 200+ strikeouts. Started on Opening Day for the third consecutive season on 4/6 vs. St. Louis and took an 11-5 loss (3.2ip, 7h, 6r, 6er, 5bb, 3k, 4hr) ... joined Teddy Higuera (3) and Ben Sheets (4) as the only Brewers pitchers to start three straight openers. Struck out 10 batters over 6.0 innings on 6/5 vs. Chicago-NL but suffered a 10-0 loss. Notched a career-high 14 strikeouts over 7.0 innings in a 4-1 win on 7/15 vs. Pittsburgh. From 7/31-9/18 had a career-high 8-game winning streak over 11 starts during which he posted a 2.75 ERA (72ip, 22er). On 9/2 vs. Pittsburgh belted his 10th career home run, extending his franchise record, with a solo shot off Chris Leroux. Was selected to the Team Mexico provisional roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. 2011 Enjoyed his best season in the Major Leagues as he went 17-10 with a 3.52 ERA in 33 starts. ... Was seventh in National League Cy Young Award voting (one fourth and three fifth-place votes). ... Established career bests in wins (17), ERA (3.52), starts (33), quality starts (23), innings pitched (207.1) and strikeouts (207). ... Ranked among the National League leaders in wins (T4th, 17), starts (T4th, 33) and strikeouts (5th, 207). ... Became the first pitcher in franchise history to produce three consecutive 200+ strikeout seasons (204, 200, 207) ... joined Zack Greinke (201) as the first pair of Brewers teammates to record at least 200 strikeouts in the same season. ... Made 5 starts with 10 or more strikeouts (10, 10, 12, 13, 11). ... The Brewers went 20-13 in his starts. ... Made his second consecutive Opening Day start on 3/31 at Cincinnati and received no decision in the Brewers' 7-6 loss (6ip, 7h, 2r, 2er, 3bb, 4k, 1hr). ... Threw his fourth career complete game and third shutout in a 1-0 victory on 4/5 vs. Atlanta (9ip, 2h, 2bb, 2k) ... it marked the Brewers' only complete game of the season and came in Ron Roenicke's first win as a Major League manager. ... Belted his ninth career home run on 4/22 vs. Houston with a solo shot off Nelson Figueroa to extend his franchise record ... was his only home run of 2011. ... Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for May, going 5-1 with a 2.25 ERA in 6 starts (40ip, 10er). ... Took a no-hitter into the eighth inning of his 4-0 win on 5/7 at St. Louis (8ip, 1h, 4bb, 6k) ... the lone hit was a leadoff single to Daniel Descalso. ... Tied his career high with a 6-game winning streak over 6 starts from 5/7-6/4, posting a 1.32 ERA (41ip, 6er). ... Finished the season with three straight double-digit strikeout games (12, 13, 11), including a career-high 13 over 6.0 innings on 9/17 at Cincinnati in a 10-1 win. ... Became the first pitcher in franchise history to register three straight double-digit strikeout games when he finished the season with 11 strikeouts over 7.1 innings on 9/23 vs. Florida ... he received no decision in the 4-1 win as the Brewers clinched the National League Central. ... Made 3 starts during the postseason, going 1-1 with a 2.84 ERA (19ip, 6er). ... Started 2 games in the NLDS vs. Arizona, going 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA (14ip, 2er). ... Earned his first career postseason victory in Game 1 of the NLDS on 10/1 at Miller Park in a 4-1 win (8ip, 4h, 1r, 1er, 1bb, 9k, 1hr). ... Also started Game 5 of the NLDS on 10/7 at Miller Park and received no decision in the Brewers' 3-2, 10-inning clinching victory (6ip, 6h, 1r, 1er, 2bb, 5k, 1hr, 1wp). ... His only start of the NLCS vs. St. Louis came in Game 3 on 10/12 at Busch Stadium as he took a 4-3 loss (5ip, 8h, 4r, 4er, 5bb-2ibb, 2k, 3wp) ... allowed all 4 runs in the first inning. 2010 For the second straight season was named Brewers Most Valuable Pitcher as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America ... Signed a 5-year contract on 4/8 which runs through the 2014 season with a club option for 2015 ... Went 14-7 with a 3.84 ERA in 31 starts ... Led the team with a career-high 14 wins ... The Brewers went 17-14 in his starts ... Made a career-high 17 quality starts for the second straight season ... Was named to his first All-Star team (did not pitch due to injury) ... Ranked ninth in the National League in strikeouts (200) ... Had his second straight 200+ strikeout season (204/200) ... joined Teddy Higuera (1986-87) as the only pitchers in franchise history to produce consecutive 200+ strikeout seasons ... Produced 7 starts with 10 or more strikeouts, including a career-high 12 twice ... Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for both May (3-0, 2.31) and June (3-1, 2.20) ... Won his first career Silver Slugger Award ... Led Major League pitchers with 4 HR and 10 RBI as he batted .254 (16-for-63) ... he now has 8 HR in his career, the most in franchise history ... Made the first Opening Day start of his career on 4/5 vs. Colorado and suffered a 5-3 defeat (7ip, 7h, 4r, 3er, 2bb, 5k, 1hr, 1wp) ... On 5/1 at San Diego became the eighth pitcher since 1960 to produce a home run and 10+ strikeouts in the same game twice, joining Steve Carlton (5x), Don Drysdale (4x), Bob Gibson (3x), Earl Wilson (3x), Ferguson Jenkins, Tom Seaver and Kerry Wood ... Gallardo homered off Mat Latos (solo) and notched 11 strikeouts in the 2-1 win ... he also pulled off the feat in a 1-0 win on 4/29/09 vs. Pittsburgh (homer off Ian Snell with 11 strikeouts) ... Had a pair of complete games, both shutouts ... Tossed his first career shutout in a 2-0 win on 5/28 vs. New York-NL (9ip, 8h, 1bb, 7k) ... the game was won on a Corey Hart 2-run walkoff homer ... His second shutout came in a 5-0 win on 6/24 vs. Minnesota (9ip, 5h, 0bb, 12k) ... the 12 strikeouts in that start tied his career high ... Also recorded 12 strikeouts in an 18-1 win on 8/2 at Chicago-NL (6ip, 2h, 1r, 1er, 1bb, 12k) ... Was on the 15-day disabled list from 7/6-7/21 with a left oblique strain (retroactive to 7/5) ... he suffered the injury on 7/4 at St. Louis in his shortest start of the season (2.2 innings) ... Was 8-4 with a 2.58 ERA prior to going on the DL (111.2ip, 32er) and 6-3 with a 5.77 ERA after coming off (73.1ip, 47er) ... Had a career-high 6-game winning streak over 9 starts from 4/21-6/2, posting a 1.74 ERA during this stretch (57ip, 11er). 2009 Was named Brewers Most Valuable Pitcher as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...Went 13-12 with a 3.73 ERA in 30 starts...The Brewers went 16-14 in his starts...Produced a team-leading 17 quality starts...Held opponents to a .219 batting average, which ranked third in the National League...Ranked among the National League leaders in both walks (2nd, 94) and strikeouts (5th, 204)...Had the fifth 200+ strikeout season in franchise history, joining Ben Sheets (2004), Teddy Higuera (1986-87) and Doug Davis (2005)...Gallardo's 204 strikeouts rank fifth on the all-time franchise single season list...Made 4 starts in which the Brewers did not score a run...Belted a pair of home runs in 2009, giving him 4 homers for his career, the most in franchise history by a pitcher...Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for April, going 3-1 with a 2.86 ERA in 5 starts (34.2 IP, 11 ER)...On 4/8 at San Francisco belted a 3-run home run off Randy Johnson in a 4-2 win...became the first pitcher ever to hit a home run off Johnson...Tossed the Brewers' only complete game of the year in a 5-2 win on 4/24 at Houston (9 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 Er, 0 BB, 7 K, 1 HR)...On 4/29 vs. Pittsburgh (8 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 K) he became just the third pitcher in Major League history to win a 1-0 game while recording at least 10 strikeouts and hitting a home run (off Ian Snell)...the others to do it were Hall of Famers Red Ruffing (1932 with NYY) and Early Wynn (1959 with CWS). 2008 Went 0-0 with a 1.88 ERA in 4 starts...The Brewers went 2-2 in his starts...the team went to extra innings in 3 of his 4 starts...Missed most of the season with separate knee injuries...Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee...was recovering from 2/19 surgery (Dr. William Raasch)...Made 3 rehab starts at Triple-A Nashville before he was reinstated on 4/20...Made his season debut on 4/20 at Cincinnati and received no decision in the Brewers' 4-3, 10-inning loss (7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 1 HR)...Tossed 7.0 shutout innings on 4/25 vs. Florida but received no decision as the Brewers lost, 3-0, in 10 innings (7 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K)...Suffered a torn ACL in his right knee on a play at first base on 5/1 at Chicago-NL...was placed on the 15-day disabled list the next day and underwent surgery on 5/13 (Dr. Raasch)...Was reinstated from the disabled list on 9/23 and made his final start of the season on 9/25 vs. Pittsburgh...he received no decision in the Brewers' 5-1, 10-inning win (4 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 1 HR)...Appeared in 2 games in the NLDS vs. Philadelphia...he started Game 1 on 10/1 at Citizens Bank Park (lost) and made a relief appearance in Game 4 on 10/5 at Miller Park...did not allow an earned run (7 IP, 3 R). 2007 Entered the season as the top prospect in the Brewers organization according to Baseball America...Began the season at Triple-A Nashville, where he went 8-3 with a 2.90 ERA in 13 starts...Held opponents to a .189 batting average as he struck out 110 batters in just 77.2 innings...Recorded 5 starts in which he had 10 or more strikeouts (12, 11, 10, 11, 12)...Contract was purchased from Nashville on 6/14.....at the time of his promotion led all of Minor League Baseball in strikeouts and led the Pacific Coast League in wins while ranking second in the league in ERA...Following the season was named the Pacific Coast League's top prospect by Baseball America...Went 9-5 with a 3.67 ERA in 20 games (17 starts) with the Brewers.....produced 12 quality starts...Made his Major League debut in a 5-4 win on 6/18 vs. San Francisco (6.1ip, 4h, 3r, 3er, 3bb, 4k, 1hr).....his first career strikeout victim was Ryan Klesko...In his Major League debut recorded an RBI-double off Noah Lowry in his first at-bat to become the fifth Brewers pitcher to get a hit in his first Major League at-bat, joining Ed Rodriguez (1973), Matt Maysey (1993), Shane Nance (2002) and Wes Obermueller (2003)...Became the 100th Mexican-born player to appear in a Major League game (according to Stats Pass).....was the seventh Mexican-born player to appear for the Brewers...Was named Brewers Pitcher of the Month for both July (6g, 3gs, 2-1, 2.67) and September (5gs, 3-1, 1.36)...Struck out a season-high 8 batters over 7.0 innings in a no decision on 6/24 vs. Kansas City.....also recorded 7 games in which he registered 7 strikeouts...Surrendered 11 runs (all earned) in 2.2 innings in a 19-4 loss on 8/8 at Colorado.....was the most runs allowed by a Brewers pitcher since Jose Cabrera allowed 11 runs (all earned) on 8/24/02 vs. Pittsburgh.....Gallardo posted a 2.84 ERA without that start...Hit his first Major League home run on 8/20 at Arizona with a solo shot off Doug Davis.....hit his second homer on 8/31 vs. Pittsburgh with a solo shot off Tony Armas...From 9/5-9/17 tossed 21.0 consecutive scoreless innings, the second-longest streak by a Brewer in 2007 (Ben Sheets, 22ip)...Threw a season-high 8.0 shutout innings in a 6-0 victory on 9/17 at Houston