Jose Mijares

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 11"/265
  • Age: 30

Jose Mijares MLB Career Stats

6-11 3.23 259.0 229 1.39

Jose Mijares Bio

  • Full Name: Jose Manuel Mijares
  • Born: 10/29/1984 in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Debut: September 13, 2008
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MLB Career Stats 6 11 3.23 324 0 0 259.0 229 1.39
  • Status: Released


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Jose Mijares Stats

Jose Mijares Advanced Stats

Jose Mijares Statcast Events


Jose Mijares Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 New Britain EAS

Jose Mijares Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2009 71 12th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2009 27 3rd in AL

Jose Mijares Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 23, 2015 Cincinnati Reds released LHP Jose Mijares.
December 29, 2014 LHP Jose Mijares assigned to Louisville Bats.
December 14, 2014 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent LHP Jose Mijares to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
March 23, 2014 Boston Red Sox released LHP Jose Mijares.
January 24, 2014 Boston Red Sox signed free agent LHP Jose Mijares to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 26, 2013 LHP Jose Mijares elected free agency.
May 7, 2013 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Jose Mijares from the restricted list.
May 6, 2013 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Jose Mijares on the restricted list.
April 29, 2013 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Jose Mijares on the bereavement list.
August 7, 2012 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Jose Mijares.
August 6, 2012 San Francisco Giants claimed LHP Jose Mijares off waivers from Kansas City Royals.
December 21, 2011 Kansas City Royals signed free agent Jose Mijares.
December 12, 2011 LHP Jose Mijares elected free agency.
May 30, 2011 Minnesota Twins activated LHP Jose Mijares from the 15-day disabled list.
May 26, 2011 sent LHP Jose Mijares on a rehab assignment to Fort Myers Miracle.
May 15, 2011 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Jose Mijares on the 15-day disabled list. Left elbow strain.
September 12, 2010 Minnesota Twins activated LHP Jose Mijares from the 15-day disabled list.
August 12, 2010 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Jose Mijares on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right knee.
June 26, 2010 Minnesota Twins activated LHP Jose Mijares from the restricted list.
June 25, 2010 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Jose Mijares on the restricted list.
May 14, 2010 Jose Mijares roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
May 6, 2010 sent LHP Jose Mijares on a rehab assignment to Rochester Red Wings.
April 17, 2010 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Jose Mijares on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 16, 2010. Strained left elbow.
April 21, 2009 Minnesota Twins recalled LHP Jose Mijares from Rochester Red Wings.

Jose Manuel Mijares Bio Info

Last name is pronounced mee-HAH-ress...Has two sons, Jose and Javier.


Posted a 2.48 ERA (9 ER/32.2 IP) in 36 games prior to the All-Star break compared to a 7.71 ERA (14 ER/16.1 IP) in 24 appearances after...No runs allowed in 44 of his 60 appearances...Ended the season with no HR allowed over his final 26.0 innings (37 games)...Worked more than 1.0 inning on 13 occasions...Was on the bereavement list after the passing of his grandmother in Venezuela, 4/29-5/7...Made 30 appearances each at home and on the road…Carried a 2.03 ERA (6 ER/26.2 IP) on the road and a 6.85 ERA (17 ER/22.1 IP) at home.

2012 28-year-old was awarded to the Giants on a waiver claim from Kansas City on Aug. 6 and went 1-0 with a 2.55 ERA (5er, 17.2ip) in 27 relief appearances for San Francisco. His 78 combined relief appearances with KC and SF were tied for the fifth-most in the Majors. Stranded 18 of 20 of his inherited runners while in a Giants uniform. Held LH batters to a .211 clip (26-for-123), including a .189 mark (7-for-37) in his last 23 games. Fashioned a 1.62 ERA (6er, 33.1ip) prior to the break, but a 3.91 figure (10er, 23.0ip afterwards. 2011 Made the Twins Opening Day roster for the second consecutive season. ... Placed on the 15-day Disabled List with a left elbow strain on May 15...was reinstated on May 30. ... Struggled to an ERA of 6.26 (27.1 IP, 19 ER) in his first 37 appearances, but posted a 2.49 ERA (21.2 IP, 6 ER) in his final 21 outings. 2010 Made the Twins Opening Day roster for the first time in his career...was one of two left-handed relievers on the roster to start the season...After giving up back-to-back home runs in his first appearance, April 5 at Los Angeles (AL), he allowed just two the rest of the season, June 13 vs. Atlanta (Troy Glaus) and September 30 vs. Toronto (Joe Bautista)...Gave up just one earned run in 15 appearances (11.2 ip), April 8-June 12...Placed on 15-day disabled list with a left elbow strain, April 17-May 14...Threw a season-high 2.0 innings, May 18 at Toronto...Earned his first win of the season and third of his career, July 6 at Toronto with 0.2 scoreless innings...Placed on 15-day disabled list with a lateral meniscus tear in right knee, August 12...reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, September 11...made his first appearance back from the DL, September 12 at Cleveland with 0.1 inning pitched...Did not walk a batter in 12 consecutive appearances (7.0 ip), July 25-September 15...Allowed just one home run in his final 30 appearances (19.2 ip)...the home run came on September 30 vs. Toronto (Jose Bautista)...Pitched in the Venezuelan Winter League with Tigres de Aragua, going 1-0, 1.00 (18.0 ip, 2 er) with 10 strikeouts and two walks in 15 games. 2009 Began season at Triple-A Rochester...first win, April 12 vs. Syracuse (1.0 ip) and first save, April 13 vs. Pawtucket (1.1 ip)...appeared in five games (6.1 ip) for the Red Wings...recalled April 21...recorded three strikeouts in back-to-back outings April 28 vs. Tampa Bay and May 1 vs. Kansas City (1.0 inning each)...finished the first-half with an ERA of 1.88 (28.2 ip, 2 er) and an opponent batting average of .217 with 25 strikeouts in 33 appearances...did not allow a run in 11 consecutive appearances (8.2 ip), June 26-July 19...earned his first career win, July 28 vs. Chicago (AL) with 1.2 scoreless innings...did not allow a run in 11 straight appearances (13.1 ip), August 5-25...allowed just five earned runs in his final 30 appearances (25.1 ip) from August 5 through the end of the season, posting a 1.78 ERA...struck out three-or-more batters in seven games...season-high four strikeouts, September 12 vs. Oakland (1.2 ip)...his 27 holds were tied for the fourth-most in all of baseball, third-most for a left-hander...tied for fifth among American League left-handers in appearances...held left-handed hitters to a .155 batting-average...his 2.34 ERA was the sixth lowest in the American League (minimum of 60.0 innings pitched)...was given the Bill Boni Award by the Twin Cities Baseball Writers Association for Twins most outstanding rookie. 2008 Placed on the 60-day disabled list on May 18 with left elbow fracture...made seven appearances with the GCL Twins on rehab assignment going 2-1, 2.45 (11.0 ip, 3 er) with 16 strikeouts...reinstated from the 60-day disabled list on July 20 and made his first appearance in relief for Single-A Ft. Myers on July 21 vs. St. Lucie tossing 2.0 innings, allowing two hits and striking out two...made five appearances for the Miracle prior to being transferred to Double-A New Britain on August 4...logged his first win on August 13 at Erie, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings...logged back-to-back saves on August 24-27 vs. Akron and at Portland...strung together five scoreless appearances (5.2 ip) from August 13-22...was 1-1, 2.93 (15.1 ip, 5 er) with 17 strikeouts and two saves in 11 games with the Rock Cats before being recalled by Minnesota on September 2...made his Major League debut on September 13 at Baltimore pitching 1.0 scoreless inning with one strikeout...second consecutive hold on September 24 vs. Chicago (AL), retiring Jim Thome, Paul Konerko and Ken Griffey Jr. in-order in the eighth inning of a Twins 3-2 win...tossed 6.1 consecutive scoreless innings over six appearances from September 19-30, allowing just one hit and walking none...lefties hit .143 (2-for-14) while righties hit .050 (1-for-20) with a double...ranked fourth best prospect in the Twins' organization by Baseball America entering the 2009 season. 2006 Appeared in 27 games (five starts) for Single-A Ft. Myers...his first three appearances came in relief and he posted a 1.80 ERA in 5.0 innings...his next four appearances came as starts and he lost each contest from May 7-23...pitched a season-high 5.1 scoreless innings at Daytona, recording seven strikeouts...tossed 4.0 scoreless innings striking out a season-high nine, July 8 vs. Sarasota....won his first game with 2.0 scoreless innings of relief on July 13 vs. his last six appearances from August 16-September 2 posted a 0.66 ERA (13.2 ip, 1 er)... went 3-1 with a 1.80 ERA (45.0 ip, 9 er) as a reliever and went 0-4 with a 8.00 ERA (18.0 ip, 16 er) as a starter...posted a 1.61 ERA (22.1 ip, 4 er) when pitching in the seventh inning or later. 2007 Began season at Double-A New Britain...promoted to Rochester, May 23 and made five appearances before being transferred to New Britain, June 14...selected to Eastern League All-Star team...did not allow a run in five of six appearances, going 1-0, 1.13 (8.0 ip, 1 er), July 13-25...was 0-1, 0.84 (10.2 ip, 1 er) with three saves in eight appearances, August 12-September 3...was second on club in appearances and saves and third in strikeouts...had .183 batting-average-against at New Britain, with lefthanders batting .247 (18-for-73) with three home runs and righthanders batting .152 (22-for-145) with four home runs. 2005 Began season at extended spring training . . . promoted to Beloit, May 25 . . . season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 2.57 (14.0 ip, 4 er) in 3 appearances (1 start), May 26-June 7 . . . season-high 6.0 innings, July 8 vs. Burlington . . . did not allow a run in 7 appearances, going 1-0, 0.00 (13.1 ip), July 16-August 5 . . . disabled with tendinits in left shoulder, August 10-23 . . . promoted to Ft. Myers, August 23 . . . tied season-high 7 strikeouts, September 4 vs. Sarasota. 2004 Did not allow a run in 6 of 7 appearances, going 0-0, 1.17 (7.2 ip, 1 er) with 3 saves, July 5-27 . . . season-high 5 strikeouts, August 7 vs. GCL Pirates . . . was 2-0, 1.69 (10.2 ip, 2 er) with 1 save in 6 appearances, August 7-26 . . . season-high 4.0 innings, August 25 at GCL Pirates . . . led club in games and saves . . . was third in league in saves . . . named GCL Rolaids Relief Man Award winner. 2003 Did now allow an earned run in 4 appearances (2 starts), going 1-0, 0.00 (15.2 ip), May 30-June 13 . . . was 0-2, 1.35 (20.0 ip, 3 er) in 4 appearances (3 starts), June 27-July 15 . . . had 10-strikeout game, July 15 at Aguirre . . . season-high 8.0 innings and 13 strikeouts, July 22 vs. Aguirre . . . was 2-3, 1.00 (45.0 ip, 5 er) in 7 starts and 0-1, 1.35 (6.2 ip, 1 er) in 4 relief appearances . . . was second in league in ERA. 2002: 2002: Season-high 6 strikeouts, May 30 vs. Aguirre . . . season-high 8.0 innings, July 3 vs. Puerto Cabello . . . was 1-2, 1.64 (22.0 ip, 4 er) in 5 appearances (4 starts), July 3-31 . . . was third on club in innings pitched. 2002 Season-high six strikeouts, May 30 vs. Aguirre...season-high 8.0 innings, July 3 vs. Puerto Cabello...was 1-2, 1.64 (22.0 ip, 4 er) in five appearances (four starts), July 3-31...was third on club in innings pitched.