Craig Stammen

Craig Stammen #35

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/230
  • Age: 31

Craig Stammen Stats

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Craig Stammen MLB Career Stats

26-24 3.91 490.2 370 1.31

Craig Stammen Bio

  • Full Name: Craig N. Stammen
  • Pronunciation: STAH-mehn
  • Born: 3/9/1984 in North Star, OH
  • Draft: 2005, Washington Nationals, 12th rd. (354th overall)
  • College: Dayton
  • Debut: May 21, 2009
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2015 Stats 0 0 0.00 5 0 0 4.0 3 1.25
MLB Career Stats 26 24 3.91 229 38 1 490.2 370 1.31
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

Craig Stammen Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Nationals NL 22 Slider 86.52 86.83 2166.00 6.63 94.32
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.58 83.87 1849.00 5.80 86.34


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April 16, 2015 at 7:32 PM ET

Stammen needs surgery to repair flexor tear

The Nationals' bullpen took a significant blow Thursday when an MRI revealed right-hander Craig Stammen has a torn flexor tendon and will have surgery that could end his season.

April 15, 2015 at 2:44 PM ET

Forearm stiffness sends Stammen to disabled list

The Nationals placed right-hander Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of right forearm stiffness and recalled right-hander Taylor Jordan from Triple-A Syracuse.


Craig Stammen Awards

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/14/2008 Harrisburg EAS

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Potomac CAR

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Season CG Rank
2009 1 19th in NL

Craig Stammen Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 6, 2015 Washington Nationals transferred RHP Craig Stammen from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 15, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list. Right forearm stiffness
September 6, 2011 Washington Nationals recalled Craig Stammen from Syracuse Chiefs.
June 16, 2011 Craig Stammen roster status changed by Syracuse Chiefs.
June 14, 2011 Washington Nationals optioned RHP Craig Stammen to Syracuse Chiefs.
June 4, 2011 Washington Nationals recalled Craig Stammen from Syracuse Chiefs.
March 24, 2011 Washington Nationals optioned Craig Stammen to Syracuse Chiefs.
June 29, 2010 Washington Nationals recalled Craig Stammen from Syracuse Chiefs.
June 7, 2010 Washington Nationals optioned Craig Stammen to Syracuse Chiefs.
May 21, 2009 Washington Nationals selected the contract of Craig Stammen from Syracuse Chiefs.

Craig N. Stammen Bio Info

Craig N. Stammen...played football, basketball and baseball at Versailles (OH) High...pitched collegiately at the University of the alltime leader in strikeouts at Dayton...was an entrepreneurship and business management major at Dayton...was also an Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference selection.


Again thrived in long relief role in third complete MLB season...Went 4-5 with a 3.84 ERA in 49 games out of the bullpen...Posted finest strikeoutto-walk ratio (4.00) & walk rate (1.73 per 9.0 inn.) of his career...Led Nationals bullpen with 72.2 innings pitched...Worked a season-high 4.0 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief, May 17 vs. New York Mets...In relief appearances greater than or equal to 3.0 IP, went 1-1 with a 1.37 ERA (3 ER/19.2 IP), 15 strikeouts and a 0.81 WHIP.


Ranked 3rd in NL with team-leading 81.2 relief innings in 2nd consecutive stellar campaign pitching in both a middle- and long-relief 2.76, posted top ERA among 7 big league relievers to toss at least 80.0 innings of relief...notched career bests in SO/BB ratio (2.93/1), home run rate (0.44/9.0), relief wins (7) and ground-ball percentage (71.1%)...133 ground balls induced were 5th-most in MLB per STATS, Inc....worked 2.0+ innings of relief 21 times and when doing so, registered a 1.29 ERA.

2012 Thrived in long relief role in first complete MLB campaign...led Washington's bullpen with a career-high 6 wins...10 holds were also a career high... ranked among NL relievers in innings (2nd, 88.1), wins (tied 5th, 6) and K's (8th, 87)...worked at least 2.0 innings in 28 of 59 relief appearances... when working 2.0 or more innings, ERA was 1.89...recorded a 1.29 ERA in Sept./Oct...successfully stranded 22 of 27 inherited baserunners (81%)... in April 12 home opener vs. CIN, struck out the side on 10 pitches in the 10th inning and was rewarded with the win as the Nationals won, 3-2... one day later, pitched one scoreless inning, fanning 3, but did allow a single, to earn another win in Washington's 2-1 win on April 13 vs. CIN... pocketed first save of career with scoreless 10th in a 6-4 victory on Sept. 29 at STL. 2011 Spent majority of the season with Triple-A Syracuse as a starter, but enjoyed 2 stints with the Nationals ... pitched well in limited time with Washington, going 1-1 with a 0.87 ERA in 7 relief appearances ... was initially recalled from Syracuse, June 4, and made two relief appearances before returning to Syracuse for the remainder of the Chiefs' season ... returned to Washington after being recalled, September 6, and finished 2011 pitching out of the bullpen ... limited opposing batters to a .088 (3-for-34) batting average against ... after rejoining the Nationals, September 6, fired 8.1 shutout innings over five appearances to close out 2011. 2010 Pitched remarkably similar in sophomore season compared to rookie campaign of '09...began 2010 in Washington's rotation, endured a stint with Triple-A Syracuse (2-0, 2.55 ERA in 3 International League starts, June 12-23), returned to Washington's rotation and finished pitching out of the bullpen...was 1-2 with a 5.43 ERA upon being optioned to Triple-A following start on June 6 vs. CIN...after return from Triple-A, posted a 4.82 ERA in 23 games/7 starts, fanning 7.9 batters per 9.0 innings...for the season, went 4-4 with a 5.06 ERA in 19 starts, and 0-0 with one hold (Sept. 23 vs. HOU) and a 5.48 ERA in 16 relief those 16 games out of the bullpen, struck out 25 in 23.0 innings (9.8 per 9.0 innings)...both 19 starts and 8 quality starts ranked 3rd among Nationals...induced 16 GIDPs to rank 2nd among Nationals behind only John Lannan (19)...walked one or fewer batter in 9 of 19 starts. 2009 Spent Spring Training in Nationals minor league camp, having never pitched above Double-A, but went 4-7 with a 5.11 ERA in 19 starts for the Nationals...did not pitch after August 29...had surgery performed by Dr. Wiemi Douoguih in DC on Sept. 6 to clean out bone spurs...ground-ball specialist recorded a 1.7/1 ground ball-to-fly ball ratio that would have ranked 12th in the NL with enough innings to qualify...walked just 2.04 batters per 9.0 innings, a figure that would have ranked 8th in the NL with enough innings...walked one or none in 13 of 19 starts...thrice (L, June 12 at TBR; ND, June 30 at FLA; ND, August 18 vs. COL) left in line for the win only to receive a no-decision or loss.
Game-By-Game Highlights: In big league debut, May 21 vs. PIT, retired 19 of first 20 batters faced, but received a no-decision...notched first big league win in a 3-0 victory on June 18 at NYY...became the first Nationals pitcher to record an initial MLB win on the road since Collin Balester turned the trick on July 1, 2008 at FLA.
In Minor Leagues: Went 4-2 with a 1.80 ERA (8 ER/40.0 IP) in 7 IL starts with Syracuse...allowed one earned run or less in 5 of his 7 assignments...stingy .223 batting average against, including a .063 (2-for-32) mark with RISP.
2008 Went combined 8-7 with a 3.52 ERA in 30 games (23 starts) with Columbus of the Triple-A International League, Harrisburg of the Double-A Eastern League and Potomac of the Single-A Carolina League...earned Carolina League mid-season All-Star honors, but did not participate due to June 18 promotion to Harrisburg...went 3-1 with a 1.64 ERA in 6 starts with Senators...went 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA in 2 starts and was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week and Bank Of America EL Pitcher of the Week for the period ending July 4 July starts, went 3-0 with a 1.08 ERA (3 ER/25.0 IP) for the Senators...pitching for Potomac on May 26 vs. Lynchburg, earned the win and struck out single-game professional high 10 en route to 8.0 innings of 2-run ball. 2007 In 28 games (22 starts) with Potomac, went 8-6 with a 4.18 ERA...allowed only 9 home runs in 125.0 innings, or one long ball every 14.0 innings...made 6 relief appearances with Potomac and posted .227 batting average against en route to a 3.00 bullpen ERA...earned a spot start with Columbus on September 2 at Toledo. 2006 Spent majority of the season with Savannah of the Single-A South Atlantic League, where he posted a 3.58 ERA in 21 starts...went 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA in 5 June starts...was touched for just one home run in 21 first innings with Savannah... pitched in 7 games (6 starts) with Potomac during late-season audition. 2005 Made 13 appearances (7 starts) with short-season Vermont of the rookie-level New York-Penn League, going 4-5 with a 4.06 ERA...spun 2.1 scoreless innings out of bullpen in professional debut, June 22 at Lowell.