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  • CF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 1"/200

Jonathan Van Every MLB Career Stats

.255 2 9 0 .774

Jonathan Van Every Bio

  • Full Name: Jonathan Eugene Van Every
  • Born: 11/27/1979 in Greenwood, MS
  • Draft: 2000, Cleveland Indians, 29th rd. (876th overall)
  • College: Itawamba CC, MS
  • Debut: May 14, 2008
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/20/2010
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MLB Career Stats 47 7 12 2 9 0 .255 .327 .774


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Jonathan Van Every Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Pawtucket INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/23/2008 Pawtucket INT

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/23/2007 Akron EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Akron EAS

Jonathan Van Every Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 31, 2011 Syracuse Chiefs released CF Jonathan Van Every.
December 20, 2010 Jonathan Van Every assigned to Washington Nationals.
December 10, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs signed free agent CF Jonathan Van Every.
November 6, 2010 CF Jonathan Van Every elected free agency.
September 1, 2010 Indianapolis Indians activated CF Jonathan Van Every from the 7-day disabled list.
August 19, 2010 Indianapolis Indians placed CF Jonathan Van Every on the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox traded CF Jonathan Van Every to Indianapolis Indians.
May 26, 2010 Boston Red Sox sent Jonathan Van Every outright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 22, 2010 Boston Red Sox designated CF Jonathan Van Every for assignment.
April 24, 2010 Indianapolis Indians traded CF Jonathan Van Every to Boston Red Sox.
April 7, 2010 Jonathan Van Every assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent CF Jonathan Van Every to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
July 8, 2009 Boston Red Sox designated Jonathan Van Every for assignment.
July 8, 2009 Pawtucket Red Sox designated Jonathan Van Every for assignment.
June 15, 2009 Pawtucket Red Sox placed CF Jonathan Van Every on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 13, 2009. left knee sprain
June 9, 2009 Pawtucket Red Sox activated CF Jonathan Van Every from the 7-day disabled list.
May 30, 2009 Pawtucket Red Sox placed CF Jonathan Van Every on the 7-day disabled list. Left knee sprain
May 7, 2009 Boston Red Sox optioned CF Jonathan Van Every to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 24, 2009 Jonathan Van Every roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
April 22, 2009 Boston Red Sox sent CF Jonathan Van Every on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 4, 2009 Boston Red Sox placed CF Jonathan Van Every on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2009.

Jonathan Eugene Van Every Bio Info

Jonathan Eugene Van Every...graduated from University Christian (MS) High School...pitched at Itawamba Junior College in Fulton, Mississippi...attended the New Stars for Young Stars event in 2008 to benefit the Jimmy Fund. 2010 Played in career-high 22 big league games with the Red Sox...signed with PIT in the off-season, but was dealt to BOS on April 24...played in 21 games for the Red Sox before being reacquired by Pirates on May 31. 2009 Began season on Boston's 15-day disabled list (right ankle)...Went 2-for-6 with a double, homer and four RBI in one rehab game with Triple-A Pawtucket on 4/22...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 4/24...Made first of two starts with Boston on 4/29 in right field at Cleveland and went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI; connected off Jensen Lewis for first Major League homer...Threw 15 pitches and recorded final two outs in 8th inning of Boston's 13-0, one-hit loss at Tampa Bay on 4/30 (0.2ip/1h/0r/1bb/0so); came on in relief of current Bucco lefthander Javier Lopez, who stayed in the game to play right field...Made second start on 5/6 vs. Cleveland in center field and went 2-for-3 with an RBI...Was optioned to Pawtucket on 5/7...Made 19 appearances in center field and two in right field while playing with Pawtucket...Reached base safely in last 13 Triple-A games and in 18 of his 20 overall...Played in final game on 6/12 at Syracuse...Was designated for assignment on 7/8 and released on 7/15...Was signed by Pittsburgh as a minor league free agent on 7/29 and was assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis...Underwent left knee surgery on 6/23 (performed by Dr. Thomas Gil in Boston). 2008 Had 3 stints with Boston but spent most of the 2008 campaign with Triple-A Pawtucket... Appeared in a minor league career-high 119 games, all in centerfield...Led the PawSox and tied for 3rd in the International League with 26 homers, one shy of a career high set with Double-A Akron in 2005...Established a personal best and tied for 4th in the IL with 84 runs...Had 70 RBI, his 2nd-highest pro total since driving in 71 with Single-A Kinston in 2004...Did not make an error in 306 total chances and led all IL outfielders with a 1.000 fielding percentage.

WITH BOSTON: Appeared in 11 games for the Red Sox over his 3 stints, going 4-for-17 (.235) with 5 RBI... Had his contract purchased on May 14 and made his big league debut later that day in Baltimore...Singled off Daniel Cabrera in his 2nd at-bat for his first major league hit and went 1-for-3 in the game...Optioned to Pawtucket on May 17...Rejoined the Sox on August 31, playing in 2 games over his 2nd stint, August 31 vs. Chicago and September 2 vs. Baltimore...Pinch ran in the 2nd contest and went 1-for-2 with his first big league RBI in Boston's 14-2 victory...Optioned back to Triple-A the following day before rejoining the Red Sox to stay on September 12...Played in 8 of Boston's final 17 games, batting .182 (2-for-11) in that span with one of those hits a 10th-inning walk-off single to give Boston a 4-3 win in the regular season finale against New York on September 28 (G2).

MINOR LEAGUE HONORS: Named the IL Batter of the Week for June 16-22, going 7-for-22 (.318) with 4 homers and 8 RBI...Hit .313 (31-for-99) in June, his highest average in any month, and led the IL with 12 home runs and 24 RBI (tied) in that time...Was 1 of a record 5 PawSox picked to the Triple-A All-Star Game in Louisville, KY and went 0-for-3 in the contest.

MORE 2008 HIGHLIGHTS: Tied a Pawtucket record with 3 homers on June 29 at Rochester, going 3-for-3 with 5 RBI...Was the 17th PawSox to accomplish the feat and 2nd of 2008 joining Brandon Moss (May 31 at Durham)...Had 3 homers in the 10th inning, July 12 at Norwich, June 28 at Rochester and June 22 vs. Columbus...Also hit 10 long balls in Pawtucket's final at-bat...Homered in consecutive games 5 times...Had a season-high 9-game hitting streak from May 10-22, going 11-for-27 (.407)...Finished 3rd in the IL with a career-high 157 K's..Returned to the PawSox for the September 3 playoff opener vs. Scranton/WB after being on Boston's active roster for that afternoon's game at Fenway...Was 2-for-10 (.200) in 4 Triple-A playoff games. 2007 Combined for a .307 batting average with 12 homers and 57 RBI in 95 games for Double-A Akron and Triple-A Buffalo in the Cleveland Indians organization...Hit .344 with 4 homers and 34 RBI in 44 games at Akron and was named the Eastern League's Player of the Week for the week ending April 23...Was promoted to Buffalo on June 11 and hit .272 with 8 homers and 23 RBI in 51 games before missing the last 3 weeks of the season with left knee inflammation...Batted .333 (31-93) with runners in scoring position between the 2 clubs...Hit .329 (23-70) against lefties and .301 (72-239) against righties...Had his best month in June, batting .448 (13-29) in 7 games for Akron and .340 (18-53) in 19 contests after being called up to Buffalo...Had a 14-game hitting streak at the time of his promotion, batting .423 (22-52) with 10 RBI and 10 runs...The streak was snapped after he went hitless in 2 at-bats in his Triple-A season debut...Reached base safely via a hit or walk in 27 straight games from May 23-June 23. 2006 Split the season between Akron and Buffalo, batting a combined .258 with 25 doubles, 7 triples, 15 home runs and 56 RBI in 113 games...Had identical .258 averages with each club... Made his Triple-A debut on June 20 after spending the previous year and a half in Double-A. 2005 Spent the entire season with Double-A Akron, earning Eastern League All-Star honors after ranking 2nd in the league in home runs (27) and walks (66)...The 27 long balls were 2nd most among all Indians minor leaguers. 2004 Played for Single-A Kinston of the Carolina League, ranking 3rd in the league with a .503 slugging percentage...Collected 22 doubles and 21 home runs while batting .276 in 113 games. 2003 Split the season between Single-A Lake County and Mahoning Valley, batting a combined .210 (55-262) with 6 homers and 33 RBI in 81 games...Had a career-high 22 combined steals. 2002 Played for Single-A Mahoning Valley and Columbus in his 2nd pro season...Had a .521 slugging percentage after tallying 7 doubles, 7 triples and 9 home runs in 57 games. 2001 Spent his first professional season with Short-Season Single-A Mahoning Valley, batting .252 with 6 homers and 17 RBI in 41 games.