Josh Lindblom

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Josh Lindblom MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
5-8 3.82 136.2 121 1.32

Josh Lindblom Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua William Lindblom
  • Born: 6/15/1987 in Lafayette, IN
  • Draft: 2008, Los Angeles Dodgers, 2nd rd. (61st overall)
  • College: Purdue
  • Debut: June 1, 2011
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/2/2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 5 8 3.82 110 6 1 136.2 121 1.32

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Season G Rank
2012 74 13th in NL

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2012 22 13th in NL

Josh Lindblom Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 19, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates released RHP Josh Lindblom.
December 12, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates designated RHP Josh Lindblom for assignment.
December 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates claimed RHP Josh Lindblom off waivers from Oakland Athletics.
November 28, 2014 Oakland Athletics designated RHP Josh Lindblom for assignment.
October 2, 2014 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Josh Lindblom.
September 29, 2014 Oakland Athletics recalled Josh Lindblom from Nashville Sounds.
August 31, 2014 Josh Lindblom roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
July 6, 2014 Sacramento River Cats placed RHP Josh Lindblom on the 7-day disabled list.
May 20, 2014 Sacramento River Cats activated RHP Josh Lindblom from the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2014 Sacramento River Cats placed RHP Josh Lindblom on the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Sacramento River Cats.
April 2, 2014 Oakland Athletics recalled Josh Lindblom from Sacramento River Cats.
March 23, 2014 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Sacramento River Cats.
December 3, 2013 Texas Rangers traded CF Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom to Oakland Athletics for LF Michael Choice and 2B Christopher Bostick.
October 2, 2013 Josh Lindblom roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
August 18, 2013 Round Rock Express activated RHP Josh Lindblom.
August 13, 2013 RHP Josh Lindblom roster status changed by Round Rock Express.
July 11, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Round Rock Express.
July 2, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled Josh Lindblom from Round Rock Express.
June 21, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Josh Lindblom to Round Rock Express.
June 9, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled Josh Lindblom from Round Rock Express.
May 21, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Josh Lindblom to Round Rock Express.
May 20, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled Josh Lindblom from Round Rock Express.
March 31, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Josh Lindblom to Round Rock Express.
December 9, 2012 Texas Rangers traded 3B Michael Young to Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Josh Lindblom and RHP Lisalverto Bonilla.
August 1, 2012 Josh Lindblom roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
July 31, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies traded CF Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP Josh Lindblom and RHP Ethan Martin.
August 31, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Josh Lindblom from Chattanooga Lookouts.
August 30, 2011 Chattanooga Lookouts placed Josh Lindblom on the reserve list.
August 25, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Chattanooga Lookouts.
July 29, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Josh Lindblom from Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 18, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Josh Lindblom to Chattanooga Lookouts.
May 29, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Josh Lindblom from Chattanooga Lookouts.
April 5, 2011 Josh Lindblom assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Albuquerque Isotopes.
March 9, 2011 RHP Josh Lindblom assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
June 14, 2010 Josh Lindblom assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Ogden Raptors.
June 2, 2010 Josh Lindblom assigned to Ogden Raptors from Albuquerque Isotopes.
February 8, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster RHP Josh Lindblom to spring training.
June 25, 2009 Josh Lindblom assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 13, 2009 Josh Lindblom assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Ogden Raptors.
June 11, 2009 Josh Lindblom assigned to Ogden Raptors from Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 6, 2009 Josh Lindblom assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Ogden Raptors.
June 5, 2009 RHP Josh Lindblom assigned to Ogden Raptors from Chattanooga Lookouts.

Joshua William Lindblom Bio Info

Joshua William Lindblom was originally signed by Dodgers scout Chet Sergo…was the Indiana Big School Player of the Year in 2005 at Harrison High School…was an all-state pitcher as a senior and an all-conference selection in each of his last three years of high school…was rated by Baseball America as the top high school player from Indiana entering the 2005 draft…attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 2006…also spent two years at Purdue, going 1-2 with a 3.32 and 12 saves in 30 appearances in 2008…is married, Aurielle…founded the Josh Lindblom Foundation at the beginning of 2012 to promote awareness and raise funds for families and children in need.

2013

Spent most of the season at Triple-A Round Rock but also had three stints with Texas…went 1-3 with a 5.46 ERA in eight games, five starts…the starts were the first of his Major League career…was 0-3 with a 6.33 ERA and .304 opponents batting average in his five starting assignments…had a win and did not allow a run in 4.1 innings in his three relief appearances…opponents hit .071 against him as a reliever…stranded all three of his inherited runners and retired each of his three first batters faced in relief… allowed a .278 opponents average overall, including .262 (11-for-42) against right-handed hitters compared to .286 (24-for-84) against left-handers…his career splits are .202 (53-for-262) against righties, .283 (64-for-226) against lefties…yielded a .193 batting average the first time through the lineup, .348 after that…his career numbers are .222 (93-for-418) the first time, .343 (24-for-70) after that … opponents hit .237 with the bases empty, .340 with three of his four home runs with runners on base… however, allowed a .182 batting average with runners in scoring position, including .067 with RISP and two outs…his first stint with the Rangers lasted just one day as he was called up May 20 to start against Oakland…took the loss (4.2 ip, 7 h, 4 r, 4 er, 2 bb, 4 so) and was sent back to Round Rock following the game…was recalled a second time June 9 and went 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA in three starts before returning to the Express June 20…tossed a career-high 6.0 innings in back-to-back starts June 10 against Cleveland and June 15 against Toronto…struck out a career-high six in his start against the Indians…was 1-1 with a 5.59 ERA in four games, including one start, during his third stint from July 2 to 10…had careerhighs in runs (6), hits (9) and walks (4) in 5.1 innings in his final start July 10 at Baltimore.

ROUND ROCK: Was 8-4 with a 3.08 ERA in 20 games, 18 starts, with Round Rock…had minor league career-highs in wins, starts and innings pitched … led the Express in wins and tied for second in strikeouts (79)…went 7-0 with a 1.99 ERA and .197 opponents batting average over his first 11 games, including 10 starts, before the All-Star Break…then went 1-4 with a 4.63 ERA and .237 opponents average in nine games, eight starts, after the break … allowed a .214 opponents batting average, including .207 (39-for-188) against left-handed pitching compared to .220 (47-for-214) against right-handers… held the opposition to a .158 batting average when leading off an inning … opponents hit .182 with the bases empty compared to .268 with runners on base … however, yielded a .184 average with runners in scoring position … compiled a 1.39 ERA over the first four innings of a game, compared to 6.32 from the fifth inning on…the Express were 12-6 (.667) in his starting assignments…tossed at least six innings in 10 of his 18 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 12 times and walked two batters or fewer 14 times… combined on a four-hit, 1-0 shutout at Iowa May 1…tossed a season-high 8.0 innings and allowed two of the hits…was 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA in eight games, seven starts, when he was called up to Texas for the first time May 20…won back-to-back starts May 27 at Memphis and June 2 against Nashville (1.93 ERA) before returning to Texas June 9…extended his season-opening winning streak to seven games June 27 against New Orleans before joining Texas for the final time July 2 … returned to Round Rock July 18 and went 1-4 with a 4.63 ERA over his final nine games, eight starts…walked a season-high four batters July 28 against Memphis … was on the suspended list from Aug. 13 to 17 for an intentional throwing incident…struck out a season-high nine batters and did not issue a walk in 6.0 innings Aug. 23 against Oklahoma City … allowed three runs and took the loss…yielded a season-high six runs on a season-high eight hits in his final start Sept. 2 at Omaha.

2012 Was 3-5 3.55 (28 ER/71.0 IP) in 74 relief appearances with Dodgers and Phillies in 1st full major league season...tied for 13th in the National League in both appearances and holds (22)...held opponents to a .232 (61-263) batting average, .209 (31-148) against right-handed batters and .261 (30-115) vs. LHB...posted a 1.79 ERA (8 ER/40.1 IP) in his home parks with the Dodgers and Phillies, 4th lowest among all N.L. pitchers with at least 40.0 innings...averaged 8.9 strikeouts per 9.0 innings... issued runs in 19 of 74 appearances and permitted 11 of 26 inherited runners to score (42.3%)...allowed 26 of 74 1st batters to reach base...DODGERS: Went 2-2, 3.02 in 48 games with Los Angeles and led the club in appearances at the time of his trade to Philadelphia...opponents batted .241 (42-174)...worked season best 9.2 scoreless innings in his 1st 7 games (April 5-20) and posted a 0.66 ERA (1 ER/13.2 IP) over his 1st 11 outings through April 30...permitted 3 ER in 0.2 IP on May 1 at COL, then compiled a 1.83 ERA (4 ER/19.2 IP) over his next 19 outings, lowering ERA to 2.12 through June 16...recorded a 5.27 ERA (8 ER/13.2 IP) in his next 17 games before being traded to the Phillies on July 31...earned the win on opening day, April 5 vs. SD and May 22 at ARI...PHILLIES: Was 1-3, 4.63 in 26 games with Philadelphia...held opposition to a .213 (19-89) batting average...was 2nd on the staff in appearances during his Phillies tenure behind Jonathan Papelbon (29)...permitted 7 R/6 ER in 5.0 IP in his 1st 7 outings with Philadelphia, raising season ERA to 3.76 through August 16...compiled a 1.59 ERA (3 ER/17.0 IP) over next 17 games and was at 3.23 through Sept. 26...permitted 3 runs in 1.1 innings over his last 2 games...opponents hit just .203 (14-69) in final 19 games of the year...earned his 1st major league save on August 26 vs. WAS and had the win on August 31 at ATL...ODDS AND ENDS: Had a season high 3 strikeouts twice, May 18 at STL and August 26 vs. WAS...worked 2.0 innings on 5 occasions, including 1st 2 outings of the season, April 5 and 8 at SD...permitted high of 3 runs 4 times...issued 13 homers, the 2nd most of any N.L. reliever (Livan Hernandez, 15). 2011 Had his contract purchased from Chattanooga on May 29 and made his Major League debut on June 1 against the Rockies with a scoreless inning of relief...Picked up his first big league victory on Aug. 12 against Houston...Tossed scoreless relief in 19 of 27 appearances...limited opposing hitters to a .212 batting average, including a .153 mark against right-handed hitters (11-for-72)...Allowed only nine extra-base hits (all doubles) and has yet to allow a home run in 29.2 innings at the Major League level...Allowed only three runs over 14.1 innings (1.88 ERA) in his 11 appearances at Dodger Stadium...tossed a career-long 2.1 hitless, scoreless innings of relief in the Dodgers' Sept. 8 win at Washington...Tossed 2.0 or more innings of relief on four occasions and did not allow a run in any of those outings...struck out five Arizona hitters in a 2.0-inning appearance on Sept. 14, which was a single-game season high for a Dodger reliever...Led Double-A Chattanooga with 17 saves and went 1-3 with a 2.13 ERA in 34 relief appearances with the Lookouts...With Chattanooga, struck out 54 in just 42.1 innings and limited opponents to a .205 batting average, including a .136 mark against right-handed hitters (11-for-81)...Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the Dodgers' No. 16 prospect. 2010 Spent the season with Triple-A Albuquerque and set career highs with 40 games and 84 strikeouts, while walking 32 in 95.0 innings...Entered the season as the Dodgers' No. 5 prospect according to Baseball America...Was a non-roster invitee at Major League Spring Training and traveled to Taiwan as a part of the two-game goodwill series. 2009 Began the year with Double-A Chattanooga, and made the jump to Triple-A Albuquerque on June 25, going a combined 6-5 with a 3.83 ERA in 34 games (14 starts)...11 of his 14 appearances with Chattanooga were starts and 17 of his 20 games with Albuquerque were relief appearances...made just one start in 18 appearances following the All-Star break...In 17 relief appearances for Albuquerque, went 2-0 with a 1.65 ERA (5 ER/27.1 IP) and limited opponents to a .218 average (22- for-101)...went 1-0 with a 4.63 ERA (6 ER/11.2 IP) in his three starts for the Isotopes...With Albuquerque, limited the opposition to a .236 average, including a .185 mark (12-for-65) by left-handed hitters...Won the July Dodger Pride Award for Albuquerque, going 1-0 with a save and a 2.89 ERA (6 ER/18.2 IP) in eight July games (two starts)...did not allow a run and struck out seven in 9.0 innings in six relief appearances in the month...In 11 starts for Chattanooga, went 3-5 with a 4.97 ERA (28 ER/50.2 IP)...allowed three runs (two earned) in 6.2 innings (2.70 ERA) in three relief appearances...Right-handed opponents batted .206 (26-for-126) against him, while lefties hit .309 (29-for-94) in Double-A...For Chattanooga, went 2-1 with a 2.17 ERA (7 ER/29.0 IP) and limited opponents to a .202 average (22-for-109) in six games (five starts) at home, while posting a 1-4 record with a 7.31 ERA (23 ER/28.1 IP) in eight games (six starts) on the road...Joined Dodgers big league spring training as a non-roster invitee on March 19 and made five appearances, posting a 1.38 ERA (2 ER/13.0 IP) and limiting opponents to a .156 average (7-for-45)...Entered 2009 as the Dodgers' No. 4 prospect according to Baseball America...also rated by the publication as having the Best Fastball in the Dodger chain. 2008 Posted a 1.86 ERA (6 ER/29.0 IP) with 33 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .137 average (14-for-102) with Single-A Great Lakes before his promotion to Double-A Jacksonville during the final week of the season...Following the season was rated by Baseball America as having the best pro debut in the Dodger chain and as being the Dodger farmhand from the year's draft class that was closest to the Majors.