Charlie Leesman

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Charlie Leesman MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-1 9.00 18.0 13 2.33

Charlie Leesman Bio

  • Full Name: Charles James Leesman
  • Pronunciation: LEES-min
  • Born: 3/10/1987 in Cincinnati, OH
  • Draft: 2008, Chicago White Sox, 11th rd. (330th overall)
  • College: Xavier
  • Debut: August 9, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 0 1 9.00 9 2 0 18.0 13 2.33

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Charlie Leesman Advanced Stats

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Awards

Charlie Leesman Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Charlotte INT

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/12/2014 Charlotte INT

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Birmingham SOU

Charlie Leesman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2015 LHP Charlie Leesman elected free agency.
September 24, 2015 Indianapolis Indians activated LHP Charlie Leesman from the 60-day disabled list.
August 29, 2015 Indianapolis Indians transferred LHP Charlie Leesman from the 7-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Left shoulder strain.
June 5, 2015 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 3, 2015. Left shoulder strain.
May 31, 2015 Indianapolis Indians activated LHP Charlie Leesman from the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2015 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 13, 2015.
May 11, 2015 LHP Charlie Leesman assigned to Indianapolis Indians from West Virginia Black Bears.
May 6, 2015 LHP Charlie Leesman assigned to West Virginia Black Bears from Indianapolis Indians.
January 9, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent LHP Charlie Leesman to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 9, 2015 LHP Charlie Leesman assigned to Indianapolis Indians.
August 20, 2014 Chicago White Sox released LHP Charlie Leesman.
August 16, 2014 Chicago White Sox designated LHP Charlie Leesman for assignment.
August 5, 2014 Charlotte Knights activated LHP Charlie Leesman from the 7-day disabled list.
August 1, 2014 Charlotte Knights sent LHP Charlie Leesman on a rehab assignment to AZL White Sox.
July 12, 2014 LHP Charlie Leesman assigned to AZL White Sox.
July 12, 2014 Charlotte Knights sent LHP Charlie Leesman on a rehab assignment to AZL White Sox.
June 11, 2014 Charlotte Knights placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list.
April 24, 2014 Chicago White Sox optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte Knights.
April 22, 2014 Chicago White Sox recalled Charlie Leesman from Charlotte Knights.
March 12, 2014 Chicago White Sox optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte Knights.
September 1, 2013 Chicago White Sox recalled Charlie Leesman from Charlotte Knights.
August 10, 2013 Chicago White Sox optioned Charlie Leesman to Charlotte Knights.
August 9, 2013 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Charlie Leesman from Charlotte Knights.
May 26, 2013 Charlie Leesman roster status changed by Charlotte Knights.
April 23, 2013 Chicago White Sox signed free agent LHP Charlie Leesman to a minor league contract.
April 23, 2013 LHP Charlie Leesman assigned to Charlotte Knights.
April 17, 2013 Chicago White Sox released LHP Charlie Leesman.
April 14, 2013 Chicago White Sox designated LHP Charlie Leesman for assignment.
April 4, 2013 Charlotte Knights placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list.
March 5, 2013 Chicago White Sox optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte Knights.
October 4, 2012 Charlie Leesman roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
September 20, 2012 LHP Charlie Leesman roster status changed by Charlotte Knights.
September 12, 2012 Charlotte Knights placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list.
August 7, 2012 Charlotte Knights activated LHP Charlie Leesman from the 7-day disabled list.
July 31, 2012 Charlotte Knights placed LHP Charlie Leesman on the 7-day disabled list.
March 19, 2012 Chicago White Sox optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte Knights.
November 18, 2011 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Charlie Leesman from Birmingham Barons.
January 19, 2011 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster LHP Charlie Leesman to spring training.
July 14, 2010 Charlie Leesman assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
July 11, 2010 Charlie Leesman assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
April 2, 2010 Charlie Leesman assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Kannapolis Intimidators.
January 14, 2010 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster LHP Charlie Leesman to spring training.

Charles James Leesman Bio Info

Married Elizabeth … attended Xavier University … was nominated for the 2008 Golden Spikes Award … was the third-highest draft pick in Xavier's program history … is a 2005 graduate of Elder (Ohio) High School … led the Panthers to a 28-1 record and the 2005 Division I state title … was named the Ohio Division-I Player of the Year in 2005 … originally was drafted by Minnesota in the 40th round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign.

2013

Spent most of the season with Class AAA Charlotte but made eight appearances (one start) with the White Sox … his contract was purchased between games of a doubleheader vs. Minnesota on 8/9 … made his major-league debut in the nightcap, allowing one run on five hits with eight strikeouts over 5.0 IP of a no decision … his eight strikeouts were the most by a White Sox pitcher in his debut since Ravelo Manzanillo also fanned eight on 9/25/88 vs. Seattle … was optioned back to Charlotte following the start … was recalled by the White Sox on 9/1 for the remainder of the season … posted a 9.58 ERA (11 ER/10.1 IP) in seven relief appearances … first batters faced went 1-6 (.167) … stranded all four of his inherited runners … opponents went just 1-9 (.111) with RISP/two outs … allowed two runs (one earned) over 4.1 IP on 9/1 at Boston … worked 2.0 scoreless IP on 9/10 vs. Detroit … surrendered seven runs without recording an out on 9/12 vs. Cleveland … became the first pitcher in franchise history to allow seven-plus runs over 0.0 IP (STATS LLC) … earned his first hold in his final appearance on 9/28 vs. Kansas City (0.1 IP) … began the season on Charlotte's disabled list following left knee surgery in 2012 … eight of his 16 starts with Charlotte were quality (worked at least 6.0 IP 10 times) … held lefties to a .192 average (15-78), compared to a .284 mark (75-264) vs. right-handers … tossed 10.0 consecutive scoreless IP over his first two starts of the season on 5/26 and 5/31… worked 4.0 scoreless IP in his season debut on 5/26 at Rochester … surrendered one run over 7.0 IP in a win on 8/2 at Gwinnett … entered the season ranked by Baseball America as possessing the Best Changeup in the White Sox organization.

2012 Ranked second in the International League with a career-best 2.47 ERA (37 ER/135.0 IP) and tied for fourth in wins (12) ... led all White Sox Minor Leaguers in ERA and victories and ranked sixth in strikeouts (103) ... was named to the International League midseason All-Star team ... posted a 2.10 ERA (17 ER/73.0 IP) on the road and a 2.90 ERA (20 ER/62.0 IP) at home ... went 3-1 with a 1.47 ERA (5 ER/30.2 IP) in May and 4-1 with a 1.72 ERA (6 ER/31.1 IP) in August ... won five straight games from 5/16-6/11 ... tossed 13.2 consecutive scoreless IP from 5/10-21 ... was 5-3 with a 2.18 ERA (11 ER/45.1 IP) after the All-Star Break ... was on the disabled list from 7/31-8/12 with a strained back ... struck out 11 on 8/30 vs. Syracuse (7.0 IP) ... made two starts in the IL playoffs, going 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA (2 ER/8.1 IP) before being placed on the disabled list a second time on 9/12 with a sprained left knee ... missed the rest of the playoffs ... entered the season ranked by Baseball America as possessing the best changeup in the White Sox organization. 2011 Was 10-7 with a 4.03 ERA (68 ER/152.0 IP) in 27 starts in his first full season at Class AA Birmingham ... was named to the Southern League Midseason All-Star team ... ranked among SL leaders in starts (T3rd), wins (T4th) and ERA (10th) ... also tied for eighth among all Minor-League pitchers with 83 walks ... went 7-1 with a 3.16 ERA (29 ER/82.2 IP) in his fi rst 15 starts and 3-6 with a 5.06 ERA (39 ER/69.1 IP) in his final 12 ... struck out a season-high 10 on 9/3 vs. tennessee (7.0 IP) ... played for Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League ... was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training for the second consecutive season. 2010 2010: Combined to go 14-6 with a 4.07 ERA (67 ER/148.1 IP) in 28 starts with Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham ... led all White Sox minor leaguers in victories ... began the season with the Dash, going 9-4 with a 5.10 ERA (48 ER/84.2 IP) in 17 starts ... was promoted to the Barons on 7/14, where he went 5-2 with a 2.69 ERA (19 ER/63.2 IP) and one home run allowed in 11 starts ... ERA would have been 2.12 minus his first start (5 ER/4.1 IP) ... limited opponents to a .210 (47-224) average at Birmingham ... made 11 relief appearances with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League, yielding 14 earned runs in 10.2 IP (11.81 ERA) ... was a non-roster invitee to spring training. 2009 Spent his fi-st full season with Class A Kannapolis, going 13-5 with a 3.08 ERA (54 ER/157.2 IP) and 117 strikeouts in 27 starts...led the South Atlantic league in wins and IP...also was the team leader in numerous categories, including era, wins, starts, IP and complete games...was 9-1 with a 2.91 ERA (28 ER/86.2 IP) in his final 15 starts...went 9-0 with a 3.07 ERA (29 ER/85.0 IP) over 15 starts from 6/6-8/26...compiled a 7-2 record with a 3.02 era (31 ER/92.1 IP) in 16 home starts...struck out a season-high nine batters on 5/15 vs. Lakewood (ND, 0 ER/7.2 IP)...the 7.2 IP were a season high...tossed his first career complete game (0 ER/7.0 IP) on 7/2 at Hagerstown, allowing just five hits ... matched a season low with one hit allowed on 7/7 vs. Delmarva (also 5/15 vs. Lakewood) ... worked 7.0 IP in back-to-back starts on 8/9 vs. Greensboro (w, 0 er) and 8/15 at Asheville (W, 1 Er). 2008 Made his professional debut at advanced rookie Bristol, appearing in two games (0 ER/5.1 IP) ... also made one start for Kannapolis on 8/29 at West Virginia (0 ER/4.2 IP).