Burke Badenhop

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Burke Badenhop MLB Career Stats

418 20-27 3.74 512.1 350 1.31

Burke Badenhop Bio

  • Full Name: Burke Heinrich Badenhop
  • Born: 2/8/1983 in Atlanta, GA
  • Draft: 2005, Detroit Tigers, 19th rd. (570th overall)
  • College: Bowling Green State
  • Debut: 4/9/2008
  • Last Game: 10/3/2015
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MLB Career Stats 20 27 3.74 418 10 4 512.1 350 1.31


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Burke Badenhop Awards

MID Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2006 West Michigan MID

NYP Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
09/05/2005 Oneonta NYP

Burke Badenhop Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2012 66 25th in AL
2014 70 17th in AL
2015 68 22nd in NL

Burke Badenhop Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 17, 2016 Round Rock Express released RHP Burke Badenhop.
April 9, 2016 RHP Burke Badenhop assigned to Round Rock Express.
April 8, 2016 Texas Rangers signed free agent RHP Burke Badenhop to a minor league contract.
April 1, 2016 Washington Nationals released RHP Burke Badenhop.
March 3, 2016 Washington Nationals invited non-roster RHP Burke Badenhop to spring training.
February 29, 2016 RHP Burke Badenhop assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
February 19, 2016 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Burke Badenhop to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2015 RHP Burke Badenhop elected free agency.
February 7, 2015 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Burke Badenhop.
October 30, 2014 RHP Burke Badenhop elected free agency.
November 22, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers traded RHP Burke Badenhop to Boston Red Sox for LHP Luis Ortega.
December 1, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays traded RHP Burke Badenhop to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Raul Mondesi, Jr..
December 12, 2011 Charlotte Stone Crabs Traded C Jake Jefferies to Jupiter Hammerheads and Miami Marlins Traded RHP Burke Badenhop to Tampa Bay Rays.
May 7, 2011 Florida Marlins recalled Burke Badenhop from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 29, 2011 Florida Marlins optioned Burke Badenhop to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 7, 2010 Florida Marlins recalled Burke Badenhop from New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 27, 2010 Florida Marlins optioned Burke Badenhop to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 1, 2009 Burke Badenhop roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
August 22, 2009 GCL Marlins sent RHP Burke Badenhop on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
August 15, 2009 Burke Badenhop assigned to GCL Marlins.
August 2, 2009 Florida Marlins placed RHP Burke Badenhop on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right trapezius.
April 21, 2009 Florida Marlins recalled RHP Burke Badenhop from New Orleans Zephyrs.

Burke Heinrich Badenhop Bio Info

Married to Sara…The couple has one daughter, Emily. Graduated from Perrysburg (OH) High School where he played baseball and basketball…Former manager Jim Leyland attended the same school…Both donated money to the school to help build a new baseball field. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University (OH) with a degree in Economics…His wife, and both parents also attended Bowling Green…Sara played soccer, and father, Dalynn, played basketball.


In his only season with the Red Sox posted a sterling 2.29era in 70 apps, both career bests...induced 14 GIDPs, the most by any American League reliever and second among all relievers (LAD's Brandon League, 15gidp)...on 4/21 vs Bal induced 3 double plays, the most in a game by a Red Sox pitcher since Joe Hesketh had 3 on 5/22/93 vs NYY...did not allow a run in 57 of his 70 apps...from 4/16-6/20 did not allow an earned run in 32.1 innings (28g), the third-longest streak without an ER ever by a Sox reliever (Koji Uehara, 33.2ip in 2013; Dick Radatz, 33.0ip in 1963)...beginning 4/21 posted a 1.61era the rest of the season, sixth-best among all Major League relievers over that span, and had a 1.05era over his final 29g (25.2ip, 3er)...allowed only 1 homer all season, on 4/12 at NYY (Kelly Johnson) in his fourth appearance...recorded his only save in a 14-inning, 6-4 win on 4/16 at WSox...produced a 1.45era in the 20 apps in which he threw more than 1.0 inning...became a free agent following the season and in February 2015 was signed by the Reds to a 1-year contract, with a mutual option for 2016.


Posted a career-best 1.19 WHIP (62 hits/12 walks) in 62.1 innings. Held righties to a .229 AVG (35-for-153). Went 1-0 with a 2.05 ERA (5 ER/22.0 IP) over his final 21 appearances of the season after going 1-3 with a 4.24 ERA (19 ER/40.1 IP) over his first 42 games of the year. Made a season-high 15 appearances in May and posted a 1.13 ERA (2 ER/16.0 IP) with 15 SO for the month. Did not issue a walk in a season-best 15 consecutive appearances (11.0 IP) from 4/7-5/14/13…Ended the season with no walks in each of his final 9 games (6.1 IP) of the season.

2012 In his fi rst full MLB season went 3-2 with a 3.03 ERA in 66 relief appearances with Tampa Bay. His 66 appearances marked a career high ... his 3.03 ERA was a career best. Posted a 7.20 ERA in April (10g, 10ip, 8er) with opponents batting .317 (13-for-41, 3hr) but rebounded with a 2.24 ERA the rest of the season (56g, 52.1ip, 13er) as opponents batted .248 (50-for-202, 3hr). Induced 9 GIDP, which tied three others for third among American League relievers, trailing only the White Sox' Nate Jones (11) and Rangers' Robbie Ross (11). Allowed just 12 walks in 62.1 innings ... his average of 1.73 BB/9 IP ranked seventh among American League relievers. Was traded to Milwaukee in exchange for OF Raul Mondesi Jr. on 12/1. Signed a 1-year contract on 1/18/13, avoiding arbitration. 2011 Spent the majority of the season with the Marlins after opening the season in Triple-A New Orleans...was recalled on May 7 and spent the remainder of the season in the majors, making 50 relief apps and posting a 4.10 ERA (63.2-IP, 29-ER)...Led the Marlins in relief innings (63.2) from the date of his recall (May 7) through season's end...Allowed only 1 HR in 63.2 innings, a solo shot by Albert Pujols on Aug 4 vs. STL...only four qualifying NL relievers allowed a home run less frequently...his 74.2 groundball pct. ranked 6th highest among NL relievers...Thirteen of his 50 apps lasted at least 2 innings, compiling a 3.03 ERA (32.2-IP, 11-ER) in those games...in his career has recorded a 2.79 ERA (116.1-IP, 36-ER) in 48 relief apps of 2 innings or longer...Went 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA (16-IP, 4-ER) over his first 16 apps, through June 12...after that went 1-3 with a 4.72 ERA (47.2-IP, 25-ER) in 34 games...On May 16 at NYM pitched a scoreless 10th inning and drove in the game-winning run with an 11th-inning single to earn the victory...it was the second time in Marlins history a reliever earned the win and drove in the game-winning run with a base hit (Richie Lewis, Aug 26, 1993 vs. HOU)...Recorded 6 strikeouts over 3.2 innings on Aug 4 vs. STL...this tied for 2nd-most strikeouts by a reliever in Marlins history...tossed 4 innings of scoreless relief on Sep 1 at NYM...Made 11 apps for New Orleans...suffered the loss on April 23 at Albuquerque (Dodgers) after yielding 9 runs (7-ER) on 8 hits in 1 inning...otherwise had a 2.63 ERA (13.2-IP, 4-ER). 2010 Made his second Opening Day roster, also breaking camp with the Marlins in 2009. Went 2-5 with one save and a 3.99 ERA in 53 appearances with Florida. Set career highs in saves, losses and games pitched ... In first appearance of the year, tossed a season-high 3.0 innings on April 8 at New York ... Earned first career save on April 14 vs. Cincinnati, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings ... Allowed one run over his first five appearances, holding a 0.93 ERA (9.2 IP/1 ER). Surrendered at least one run in nine of his next 10 appearances, owning an 11.12 ERA (11.1 IP/14 ER) in that span ... Was on the losing end of five straight decisions from April1 2 to May 26. The five consecutive losses were a career long, as he previously had only lost two consecutive decisions two times before: June 27-September 1, 2009 and April 13 to May 1, 2008 ... Optioned to triple-A New Orleans on May 27 after posing an 0-5 record and 6.43 ERA (21.0 IP/15 ER) in 15 games with the Fish ... With New Orleans, posted an 0-1 record and 2.81 ERA (16.0 IP/5 ER) in 12 games, including one start ... Made his only start of the season in his first triple-A appearance on May 31 vs. Oklahoma City. Allowed one run on no hits with three walks and four strikeouts over 2.0 innings ... Gave up three runs in his first three appearances with the Zephyrs (5.0 IP) for a 5.40 ERA. Over his final nine appearances, allowed just two earned runs (11.0 IP; 1.64 ERA) ... Recalled by Florida on July 7 and finished the season with a 2-0 record and 2.89 ERA (46.2 IP/15 ER) in 38 appearances ... Tossed 2.0 or more innings 13 times in his 53 appearances, going 0-1 with a 2.96 ERA (27.1 IP/9 ER) in such games. In his career, has 35 such appearances while posting a 5-3 record with one save and a 2.69 ERA (83.2 IP/25 ER) ... Retired 30 of 53 first batters faced (60.0%) and allowed just seven of 24 inherited runners to score (29.2%). 2009 In his second Major League season, made 35 appearances, including two starts. As a reliever, went 6-4 with a 3.31 ERA (65.1 IP/24 ER) in 33 appearances. Led the bullpen in wins and was second in innings pitched. His six wins was tied for second among National League relievers • In his two starts, went 1-0 with a 8.10 ERA (6.2 IP/6 ER). Made his first start on May 27 at Philadelphia, earning the win after allowing only one run on five hits with one walk and three strikeouts over 5.0 innings. In his second start, August 1 vs. Chicago (NL), did not earn a decision after surrendering six runs (five earned) on five hits with four walks and one strikeout over 1.2 innings...Missed 27 games after straining his right trapezius on August 1. Returned from rehab and reinstated from the 15-day Disabled List on September 1. Made four rehab starts where he went 0-1 with a 0.00 ERA (11.0 IP). Allowed four hits and four runs (none earned) with one walk while striking out 12. Prior to landing on the DL, posted a 5-4 record and 4.19 ERA (53.2 IP/25 ER) in 26 games. Had nine appearances after his return, earning two wins while allowing just five runs in 18.1 innings (2.45 ERA)...Tossed 5.0 innings of relief June 2 vs. the Brewers, marking the sixth 5.0+ inning relief appearance in franchise history. The last Marlins reliever with a 5.0+ IP outing was Mark Hendrickson, who tossed 5.1 innings on July 13, 2008 at Los Angeles...Also had a 4.1 inning appearance on June 16 at Fenway Park, holding the Red Sox scoreless on four hits...As a reliever, struck out a career-best five hitters on September 22 vs. Philadelphia. As a starter, fanned seven batters on May 7, 2008 vs. Milwaukee...He allowed seven of 22 inherited runners to score (31.8%), while he retired 28 of 33 first batters faced (84.8%)...When facing right-handed batters, owned a .269 average against (39x145) with only four walks and 34 strikeouts. Against lefties, had a .250 average against (32x128) with 20 walks and 23 strikeouts...Of his 38 career relief appearances, 22 have spanned 2.0 or more innings while only four have been less than 1.0 inning. In games where he pitches 2.0+ innings, he has a 5-2 record and 2.56 ERA (56.1 IP/16 ER). 2008 Started season at double-A Carolina, going 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in his only start...had contract selected by Marlins, April 7...Made Major Leauge debut, April 9 at Washington, striking out one in 1.0 perfect inning of work...Posted 1-3 record with a 6.75 ERA (38.2 IP/29 ER) in eight starts...went 1-0 with a 3.12 ERA (8.2 IP/3 ER) in five relief appearances...Made first career start, April 13 at Houston, allowing four runs on seven hits with one walk and three strikeouts in 5.0 innings...Tossed season-high 6.0 innings twice; May 1 vs. Los Angeles, and again on May 12 at Cincinnati...Struck out career-best seven batters, May 7 vs. Milwaukee, in his lone win as a starter...Longest relief appearance came June 9 vs. Cincinnati (2.2 IP)...allowed three hits while striking out four...Placed on 15-day Disabled List, June 14, with patella tendinitis in his right knee and transferred to the 60-day DL, July 31.