Tony Barnette

Tony Barnette #43

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /190
  • Age: 34


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Tony Barnette 2017 Stats

50 2-1 5.49 57.1 57 1.50

Tony Barnette MLB Career Stats

103 9-4 3.75 117.2 106 1.33

Tony Barnette Bio

  • Full Name: Anthony Lee Barnette
  • Nickname: Barnitez
  • Born: 11/9/1983 in Anchorage, AK
  • Draft: 2006, Arizona Diamondbacks, 10th rd. (297th overall)
  • College: Arizona State
  • Debut: 4/5/2016
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2017 Stats 2 1 5.49 50 0 2 57.1 57 1.50
MLB Career Stats 9 4 3.75 103 0 2 117.2 106 1.33
  • Status: Active

Tony Barnette Cutter 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)
2017 Rangers AL 489 Cutter 88.8 89.39 2,545.62 6.4 86.71
MLB Avg - - - Cutter 88.44 87.97 2,333.32 5.96 87.32
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)
2017 Rangers AL 489 Cutter 88.8 89.39 2,545.62 6.4 86.71
MLB Avg - - - Cutter 88.44 87.97 2,333.32 5.96 87.32


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Tony Barnette Stats

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Tony Barnette News

Tony Barnette Fantasy News

December 4, 2017 at 8:30 PM ET

Rangers bring back Barnette on one-year deal

The Rangers re-signed right-handed reliever Tony Barnette to a one-year contract, the club announced on Monday.

November 6, 2017 at 4:11 PM ET

Rangers decline option on Napoli

The Rangers have officially declined their option on infielder Mike Napoli, while exercising their option on pitcher Martin Perez.


Tony Barnette Awards

MID Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2007 South Bend MID

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 South Bend MID

PIO Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/16/2006 Missoula PIO

Tony Barnette Leaderboards


Season HLD Rank
2016 15 23rd in AL

Tony Barnette Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 4, 2017 Texas Rangers signed free agent RHP Tony Barnette.
November 6, 2017 RHP Tony Barnette elected free agency.
July 2, 2017 Texas Rangers activated RHP Tony Barnette from the 10-day disabled list.
June 27, 2017 Texas Rangers sent RHP Tony Barnette on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
June 16, 2017 Texas Rangers placed RHP Tony Barnette on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to June 15, 2017. Sprained right finger.
December 15, 2015 Texas Rangers signed free agent RHP Tony Barnette.
January 5, 2010 Reno Aces released RHP Tony Barnette.
April 9, 2009 RHP Tony Barnette assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.

Anthony Lee Barnette Bio Info

Anthony Lee Barnette…Tony and his wife Hillary were married on Dec. 3, 2011 and have a daughter, Madelyn (March 1, 2014)…pitched at Arizona State University in Tempe in 2005 and 2006 with a 10-5 composite record…played his first two collegiate seasons at Central Arizona College in Coolidge… pitched at Thomas Jefferson High School in Federal Way, WA (graduated 2002)…was born in Anchorage, AK…only 11 natives of Alaska have ever played in the majors, none with Texas.


His 2.09 relief ERA ranked 8th in the A.L. and was best among Rangers relievers, 2nd-best among league rookie relievers (HOU's Chris Devenski-1.61)…his 7 relief wins ranked T5th in the A.L…ranked among A.L. rookie relievers in wins (T3rd)…was also among team leaders in relief innings (3rd), appearances (4th), and relief K's (4th, 49)…allowed 10 of 37 inherited runners to score (27.0%), the 13th-lowest pct. among A.L. qualifiers…right-handed batters hit just .205 (25-122), and opposition had .149 (10-67) avg. with RISP… allowed runs in 2 of 1st 7 outings through 4/21 (4 ER/7.2 IP), then gave up just one run in 13.2 IP spanning 14 appearances from 4/23-5/29 to drop season figure from 4.70 to 2.11… recorded 1st ML win on 5/2 at TOR…allowed runs in 4 of 5 games from 5/31-6/12 (6 ER/4.2 IP) to rise to 3.81…in 18 outings from 6/19-8/10, allowed just one unearned run in 25.1 innings to drop ERA to season-low 1.93…included in that span was a 17.1-inning scoreless streak from 7/2-8/10, longest by a Ranger all season…opponents were just 3-for-41 (.073) in July…took blown save in only career chance on 7/18 at LAA… gave up runs in 4 of final 9 appearances beginning 8/12 (3 ER/9.0 IP) to finish at 2.09…missed nearly all of September with a tight left oblique, as he did not pitch from 9/5-26.


Appeared in all 3 games of the 2016 ALDS vs. TOR, tossing 4.0 scoreless innings…was tied for the 5th-most innings in an ALDS by a Texas reliever…made 9 appearances in NPB postseason in Japan, going 1-0 with a 2.31 ERA (3 ER/11.2 IP) and converting 3 of 4 save chances.


His 41 saves tied Hanshin's Seung-hawn Oh and Fukuoka's Sarfate for the most in Nippon Professional Baseball…had the second best save percentage in NPB at 97.6 (41 of 42) and tied for fifth in games finished (50)…set career best for appearances (59) and saves…compiled the 3rd lowest ERA (1.29) and 3rd lowest opponents batting average (.168) among all NPB pitchers with at least 60.0 innings…held right-handed batters to a .129 (13-101) batting average with LHB at .202 (24-119)…posted a 0.38 ERA (1 ER/23.2 IP) in 21 road games…converted his first 40 opportunities before lone blown save on Oct 2 vs. Hanshin…was a member of Central League team for NPB All-Star Series…allowed one run over 5 games and 5.0 innings in the postseason.