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Jason Bergmann MLB Career Stats

12-24 5.04 389.2 299 1.42

Jason Bergmann Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Christopher Bergmann
  • Born: 9/25/1981 in Neptune, NJ
  • Draft: 2002, Montreal Expos, 11th rd. (317th overall)
  • College: Rutgers
  • Debut: August 28, 2005
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/14/2010
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MLB Career Stats 12 24 5.04 155 50 0 389.2 299 1.42


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Jason Bergmann Awards

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2008 Columbus INT

Jason Bergmann Leaderboards

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2008 1 13th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2008 25 13th in NL

Jason Bergmann Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2013 RHP Jason Bergmann elected free agency.
September 10, 2013 RHP Jason Bergmann assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 4, 2013 Jason Bergmann assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 10, 2013 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Jason Bergmann to a minor league contract.
July 10, 2013 Jason Bergmann assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
November 2, 2012 RHP Jason Bergmann elected free agency.
June 19, 2012 RHP Jason Bergmann assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 18, 2012 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Jason Bergmann to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 RHP Jason Bergmann elected free agency.
June 3, 2011 RHP Jason Bergmann assigned to Midland RockHounds.
March 12, 2011 Boston Red Sox released RHP Jason Bergmann.
December 3, 2010 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Jason Bergmann to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 6, 2010 RHP Jason Bergmann elected free agency.
September 7, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated RHP Jason Bergmann from the temporarily inactive list.
September 1, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed RHP Jason Bergmann on the temporarily inactive list.
August 28, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated RHP Jason Bergmann from the bereavement list.
August 24, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs placed RHP Jason Bergmann on the bereavement list.
May 2, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs activated RHP Jason Bergmann.
April 23, 2010 Washington Nationals sent RHP Jason Bergmann outright to Syracuse Chiefs.
April 15, 2010 Washington Nationals designated RHP Jason Bergmann for assignment.
July 4, 2009 Washington Nationals recalled RHP Jason Bergmann from Syracuse Chiefs.
June 16, 2009 Washington Nationals optioned Jason Bergmann to Syracuse Chiefs.
May 20, 2009 Washington Nationals recalled Jason Bergmann from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 29, 2009 Washington Nationals optioned Jason Bergmann to Syracuse Chiefs.
April 20, 2009 Washington Nationals recalled RHP Jason Bergmann from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 20, 2009 Washington Nationals activated RHP Jason Bergmann.

Jason Christopher Bergmann Bio Info

Played 3 collegiate seasons at Rutgers (NJ) University, going 8-4 with a 4.71 ERA in 38 games (13 starts).....Was a member of the school's Big East Regular Season and Tournament Championship team as a freshman in 2000...The following year, participated in the team's 2001 trip to Lincoln, NE as NCAA Regional finalists.....Picked up the win with 5.0 innings of shutout relief vs. St. John's on the final day of the 2002 regular season to propel Rutgers into the Big East Tournament...Pitched for Danbury (CT) in the New England Collegiate League during the summer of 2001...Is a graduate of Manalapan (NJ) High School...Has served as a substitute teacher in the past...Was at Yankee Stadium the afternoon the White Sox Tom Seaver won 300th game with complete-game effort, 8/4/1985. 2010 Pitched out of the bullpen for Triple-A Syracuse after making 4 relief appearances for Washington to begin the season...Allowed runs in 3 of 4 appearances for the Nationals from 4/5-14, posting a 15.43 ERA (4 ER/2.1 IP) in those games...Was designated for assignment on 4/15 and outrighted to Syracuse on 4/23...Remained in Triple-A for the duration of the season and led the International League with 17 holds while posting a 2.84 ERA (16 ER/50.2 IP) in 43 appearances...Tied for the Chiefs lead with 6 wins in relief and topped team hurlers (min. 35.0 IP) with a .221 opponent average (42-for-190)...Held right-handed foes to a .210 clip (21-for-100) and left-handers to a .233 mark (21-for-90)...Fanned 9.95 batters per 9.0 innings (56 K's) with the Chiefs...Held opponents to 1 earned run or less in 40 of 43 minor league outings, including 27 scoreless games...Made his 1st appearance with Syracuse on 5/2 and worked a 1.59 ERA (3 ER/17.0 IP) in the month of May...Did not allow a run in 23 of his 1st 29 outings through 7/18 with a 1.87 ERA (7 ER/33.2 IP) in that time...Posted a 4.76 ERA (9 ER/17.0 IP) the rest of the way. 2009 Pitched exclusively in relief with career-high 56 appearances with Washington, fanning 40 in 48.0 innings...successfully stranded NL-best 86 percent (43-of-50) of inherited runners...only DET's Fu-Te Ni (915) was better in the AL...beginning August 29, posted a 0.71 ERA with 4 holds in final 17 appearances...toughened up with runners on base (.230 batting average against), with RISP (.222) and with the bases loaded (.200).
Game-By-Game Highlights: Win on July 27 at MIL was first since August 7, 2008 at COL, and first in relief since September 15, 2005 at NYM...with Washington leading 4-1, inherited 2-on, none out jam, but needed just 9 pitches (F7, 5-4-3 GDP) to escape and earn 5th hold in eventual 9-2 win, August 9 vs. ARI...worked 2.0 scoreless innings to secure 9th hold in a 2-1 win on Sept. 28 vs. NYM.
In Minor Leagues: Began season with Triple-A Syracuse and went 1-1 with 1.16 ERA in 19 relief appearances during 3 stints...converted 2 of 3 save chances and posted 4 holds...worked 14.0 consecutive scoreless innings spanning 13 scoreless appearances from May 1-June 28.
2008 Capped erratic season going 2-11 with a 5.09 ERA in 30 games (22 starts)...began season in rotation, but finished in the bullpen (made last start on September 5 at ATL)...all 13 decisions came in a starting role...posted a 5.04 ERA in 22 starting assignments, 10 of which were quality starts...the 10 quality starts matched total posted in 2007 in 21 starts... registered 5 consecutive quality starts, June 18-July 10...record was burdened by the lowest run support average (2.84 runs per 9.0 innings) in MLB among pitchers making at least 20 starts...when toeing the rubber in a starting role, Washington went 5-17...notched a 5.42 ERA in 14.2 innings out of the bullpen...sustained only 3 losses in 15 intradivision starts, but went 1-8 against non-NL East competition...went 0-1 with a stingy 1.35 ERA in 3 interleague starts...went without a win in 15 games (10 starts) at Nationals Park...technically did grab a win at DC's newest ballpark, working 5.0 scoreless innings to earn the "W" in exhibition game, March 29 vs. BAL....walk rate more than doubled in season's 2nd half (4.27) compared to the first (2.12)...matched career total entering '08 by inducing career-best 9 double plays.

Game-By-Game Highlights: After month-long stint in Triple-A, returned with vengeance, firing 7.0 scoreless innings to nab win in 1-0 victory, May 15 at NYM...scattered 3 hits and 2 walks...struck out 9...went pitch-for-pitch with Mike Pelfrey, who took a no-hitter into the 7th inning...ended 13-start winless drought and string of 7 consecutive losing decisions by earning the win in a 6-3 victory in the first game of August 7 doubleheader at COL.

In minor leagues: Made 5 starts with Columbus of the Triple-A International League, the last 3 of which rendered quality starts...earned wins and tossed scoreless ball both April 29 at Indianapolis (8.0 innings, 4 hits, 6 strikeouts) and May 4 vs. Lehigh Valley (6.0 innings, 3 hits, 5 strikeouts). 2007 Entered Spring Training as a candidate for the bullpen and became a vital piece of the Nationals' future as a starter... went 6-6 with a 4.45 ERA in 21 starts...logged a career-high 115.1 innings and posted a .231 batting average against which would have ranked 6th in the NL with enough innings to qualify...allowed 3 or less earned runs in 15 of 21 assignments (10 with 2 or less)...also walked 2 or less 15 times...missed more than 2 months of action due to pair of DL stints, one for right elbow inflammation (May 18-June 24), the other for left hamstring tightness (July 27-August 25)...first DL stay came after finest career start-8.0 innings of one-run, 2-hit ball-May 14 vs. ATL...notched 6 quality starts in a 7-start span, April 12-May 14, including no-hit bid which lasted 7.0 complete innings on May 14 at ATL...bid for history was foiled via Brian McCann's lead-off homer in the 8th...in the same game, out-dueled John Smoltz and struck out career-high 10 to notch first career win in a starting role...was just 1-3 with a .162 batting average against and a 2.76 ERA in 8 starts before going on the DL for the first time May 18, at which time paced the NL in opponents batting average...upon returning from his first DL stay, went 1-2 with a 7.96 ERA (23 ER/26.0 IP) in 6 starts before sustaining a left hamstring strain, July 24 at PHI...was reinstated from DL a 2nd time, August 28...went 5-0 in 9 starts after the All-Star break before taking the loss on the season's final day, September 30 at PHI...won a career-best 3 straight starts, September 3-15...posted a stingy .200 batting average against and allowed just 4 home runs when facing opposing right-handed hitters...went 3-1 with a 2.64 ERA in 5 starts against ATL...among those making 10 or more starts, fanned a team-leading 6.7 per 9.0 innings...5 of 6 wins came against NL East foes. 2006 Made the Nationals' Opening Day roster in his rookie season...went 0-2 with a 6.68 ERA in 29 games (6 starts) during 4 stints with Washington...was optioned to New Orleans after just 2 appearances, but came back to allow just 3 runs in 10.0 innings during his 2nd stint with Washington April 26-May 14...was converted to a starter in New Orleans after being optioned July 5...upon return to the big leagues, went 0-1 with a 3.67 ERA (11 ER/27.0 IP) in his first 3 starts with the Nationals...fluctuated between the starting rotation and the bullpen for the remainder of 2006...his last 4 appearances of the year were out of the bullpen, including a 4.0-inning outing September 27 vs. PHI (the longest outing by a Nationals reliever in 2006) and a 3.0-inning appearance September 30 vs. NYM...notched a 10.13 ERA (27 ER/24.0 IP) in 14 road games and a 4.65 ERA (21 ER/40.2 IP) in 15 home contests.
Game-By-Game Highlights: Tossed a season-high 7.0 innings in the 2nd game of a September 2 doubleheader vs. ARI, allowing only 3 runs on 4 hits...did not earn the decision in Washington's 4-3 come-from-behind win over former teammate Livan Hernandez.
In Minor Leagues: Went 8-2 with 4 saves and a 3.28 ERA in 26 games (4 starts) with New Orleans...struck out 62 in his 60.1 innings of work, or 9.3 per 9.0 innings...after being converted to a starter with New Orleans in July, went 3-1 with a 3.63 ERA (9 ER/22.1 IP) in 4 starts, and was recalled to Washington for good on August 11.
2005 Pitched well in 4th professional season, earned late-season promotion to big leagues and made strong impression in 15 appearances (one start) with the Nationals...with Hurricane Katrina bearing down on the Gulf Coast, was recalled from New Orleans on August 28...arrived in DC and made big league debut with 1.1 scoreless innings that afternoon vs. STL...struck out the side in the 9th inning, fanning John Mabry, David Eckstein and Scott Seabol...earned first career win with 2.0 scoreless innings of relief in a 3-2 victory on August 30 at ATL...also collected first big league hit, a 5th-inning single off Jorge Sosa in the win...did not allow a run in first 5-plus appearances or 7.0 innings...made one start, Sept. 11 vs. ATL...lasted 2.0 innings, allowing 2 runs on one hit, and did not get a decision...earned 2nd win with scoreless 9th, September 15 at NYM...both wins came on the road...pocketed first big league hold during a 4-0 win, Sept. 26 at FLA...worked scoreless relief in 11 of 14 appearances...fanned 21 in 19.2 innings, or 9.6 per 9.0 innings pitched, at the big league level...posted impressive .200 batting average against...pitched in consecutive games just twice...touched for just one homer (Miguel Cabrera, Sept. 28 at FLA) in 19.2 innings...retired 10 of 14 first batters faced (71%)...only 2 of 9 inherited runners scored...posted stellar .077 (3-for-39) batting average against when facing right-handed batters...when count reached 2 strikes, opponents hit .128...when appearing, Washington went 6-9 (.400)...had arthroscopic surgery to remove loose bodies from right elbow...procedure was performed by Nationals. 2004 Shifted to the bullpen and turned heads among the baseball establishment for the first time...began the season with Savannah of the Single-A South Atlantic League, going 3-7 with a 4.85 ERA in 13 starts...fanned 58 in 65.0 South Atlantic League innings (8.0 per 9.0 innings)...shifted to bullpen with promotion to Single-A Florida State League mid-June and career was transformed...posted a 1.14 ERA (4 ER/31.1 IP) in 24 games out of the bullpen for the Manatees... retained stellar strikeout ratio, fanning 28 in 31.2 innings (8.0 per 9.0 innings)...allowed only one earned run in 22 appearances, or 26.2 innings, from June 24-August 26...posted a .177 batting average against in the FSL...earned season-ending stint with Harrisburg of the Double-A Eastern League...pitched for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League following the season...went 3-3 with a 3.80 ERA in 14 appearances out of the bullpen. 2003 Struggled with control in first complete professional season...went 6-11 with a 4.29 ERA in 23 games (22 starts) for Savannah, but walked 4.4 batters per 9.0 innings...ERA was 2.86 at completion of August 3 start vs. Greensboro, but recorded an 11.72 ERA in final 6 assignments...capped '03 by striking out season-high 7 on August 31 vs. Charleston...dropped final 5 decisions...earned spot on the SAL mid-season All-Star team. 2002 Made strong pro debut, going 7-4 with a 2.89 ERA in 14 starts for Vermont of the short-season New York-Penn League...fanned 6 in 4.0 no-hit innings during pro debut, June 22 vs. Oneonta...pocketed first professional win, June 27 vs. Brooklyn...allowed only 5 hits in first 4 starts, or 19.1 innings, as a pro...fanned season-high 9 in back-to-back starts, July 19 vs. Batavia and July 24 at Lowell...posted .194 batting average against.