Mike Leake

Mike Leake #8

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/170
  • Age: 28

Mike Leake Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
9-9 4.56 152.0 108 1.27

Mike Leake MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
73-61 3.96 1235.2 838 1.27

Mike Leake Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Raymond Leake
  • Born: 11/12/1987 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2009, Cincinnati Reds, 1st rd. (8th overall)
  • College: Arizona State
  • Debut: April 11, 2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 9 9 4.56 25 25 0 152.0 108 1.27
MLB Career Stats 73 61 3.96 202 197 0 1235.2 838 1.27
  • Status: Disabled 15-Day

Mike Leake 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 3 2 5.71 7 7 0 41.0 52 26 7 32 1.44
Last 15 Games 6 5 5.02 15 15 0 89.2 110 50 11 70 1.35
Last 30 Games 9 9 4.56 25 25 0 152.0 169 77 24 108 1.27
Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 3 2 5.71 7 7 0 41.0 52 26 7 32 1.44
Last 15 Games 6 5 5.02 15 15 0 89.2 110 50 11 70 1.35
Last 30 Games 9 9 4.56 25 25 0 152.0 169 77 24 108 1.27
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/9 vs CIN 0 0 0 6.0 6 3 4 0
8/14 @ CHC 0 0 0 6.0 6 3 1 4
8/21 @ PHI 1 0 0 7.0 7 0 1 8
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/9 vs CIN 0 0 0 6.0 6 3 4 0
8/14 @ CHC 0 0 0 6.0 6 3 1 4
8/21 @ PHI 1 0 0 7.0 7 0 1 8
2016 Games by Position: SP (25)

Mike Leake Sinker 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)
2016 Cardinals NL 1112 Sinker 90.99 89.35 2030.00 5.30 91.89
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.77 91.57 2110.00 6.20 90.14
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)
2016 Cardinals NL 1112 Sinker 90.99 89.35 2030.00 5.30 91.89
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.77 91.57 2110.00 6.20 90.14

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Mike Leake 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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2 2 3.72 6 6 0 0 0 0 38.2 41 18 16 4 1 9 0 27 1.29
Cumulative
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11 11 4.39 31 31 0 0 0 0 190.2 210 103 93 22 8 33 1 135 1.27
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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2 2 3.72 6 6 0 0 0 0 38.2 41 18 16 4 1 9 0 27 1.29
Cumulative
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11 11 4.39 31 31 0 0 0 0 190.2 210 103 93 22 8 33 1 135 1.27

Mike Leake News

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August 29, 2016 at 1:40 PM ET

Cards place Leake on disabled list

The Cardinals placed right-hander Mike Leake on the 15-day disabled list with shingles, retroactive to Aug. 22, on Monday and called up left-hander Dean Kiekhefer from Triple-A Memphis.

August 28, 2016 at 3:29 PM ET

Cardinals weighing potential DL trip for Leake

Manager Mike Matheny indicated that the Cardinals will more seriously consider a potential move to the disabled list for right-hander Mike Leake if he has not shown marked improvement from his shingles diagnosis during an evaluation with the medical staff on Sunday.

Awards

Mike Leake Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2009 Peo Saguaros AFL

Mike Leake Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2013 3.37 21st in NL
2015 3.70 21st in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
2011 12 22nd in NL
2013 14 10th in NL
2015 11 20th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2011 .571 14th in NL
2013 .667 5th in NL
2015 .524 23rd in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2014 164 20th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2012 1.35 10th in NL
2013 1.25 16th in NL
2014 1.25 20th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2012 .287 1st in NL
2013 .263 9th in NL
2014 .263 12th in NL
2015 .243 24th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2013 31 22nd in NL
2014 33 4th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2012 2 4th in NL
2015 2 5th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2015 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2013 192.1 24th in NL
2014 214.1 6th in NL
2015 192.0 15th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2011 3.11 18th in NL
2012 2.83 23rd in NL
2014 3.28 18th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
2012 201 10th in NL
2013 193 14th in NL
2014 217 3rd in NL
2015 174 23rd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2011 23 12th in NL
2012 26 5th in NL
2013 21 12th in NL
2014 23 6th in NL
2015 22 14th in NL

Mike Leake Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 29, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Mike Leake on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 22, 2016. Shingles.
December 22, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent RHP Mike Leake.
November 2, 2015 RHP Mike Leake elected free agency.
August 22, 2015 San Francisco Giants activated RHP Mike Leake from the 15-day disabled list.
August 7, 2015 San Francisco Giants placed RHP Mike Leake on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 3, 2015. Left hamstring strain
July 31, 2015 San Francisco Giants activated RHP Mike Leake.
July 30, 2015 Cincinnati Reds traded RHP Mike Leake to San Francisco Giants for 1B Adam Duvall and RHP Keury Mella.
March 29, 2014 RHP Mike Leake assigned to Louisville Bats.
October 10, 2012 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Mike Leake.
May 27, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled RHP Mike Leake from Louisville Bats.
May 17, 2011 Mike Leake roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
May 14, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned RHP Mike Leake to Louisville Bats.
October 13, 2010 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Mike Leake.
October 6, 2010 Cincinnati Reds reassigned RHP Mike Leake to the minor leagues.
September 10, 2010 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Mike Leake from the 15-day disabled list.
August 27, 2010 Cincinnati Reds placed RHP Mike Leake on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 25, 2010. right shoulder fatigue
April 11, 2010 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of RHP Mike Leake from Louisville Bats.
April 8, 2010 Mike Leake assigned to Louisville Bats from Cincinnati Reds.
August 15, 2009 Cincinnati Reds signed RHP Mike Leake.

Michael Raymond Leake Bio Info

Graduated from Fallbrook (CA) High School in 2006, where he earned four varsity letters...was team captain his last two seasons and helped his team win three league titles in four years...was a four-time All-Avocado League selection...named team MVP as a sophomore...First-team All-CIF his junior and senior seasons...won the Avocado League Pitcher of the Year Award as a junior...was first-team All-State in his final two prep seasons, including Pitcher of the Year as a senior...twice was named the Avocado League's Cy Young Award winner...earned the Fallbrook Principal's Award his junior and senior seasons...his summer team won the 2003 USA Baseball Tournament...played collegiate baseball at Arizona State University where he was a Business Management major...as a junior went 16-1, 1.71 ERA with seven complete games and two shutouts over 18 starts and one relief appearance...led NCAA Division 1 in wins and led the Pac-10 in ERA, innings pitched (142.0) and strikeouts (162)...was named 2009 National Player of the Year by the ABCA, the 14th Sun Devils player to earn a player of the year honor and the first since Paul Lo Duca in 1993...Academic All-American of the Year by CoSIDA...in 2008 and 2009 was tabbed Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, the first ever back-to-back winner and only the fourth two-time winner...in 2009, was a unanimous First-Team All-America and was a finalist for the Golden Spikes Award, Howser Award and Pitcher of the Year award presented by the College Baseball Association...upon leaving ASU, his 40 career wins tied Eddie Bane (1971-73) for the most ever by a three-year player, ranking T3rd overall behind Kendall Carter (47, 1981-84) andCraig Swan (47, 1969-1972) and ranked 2nd in the Aluminum Bat era (since 1974)...Leake and Bane were the only ASU pitchers with at least 10 wins in 3 straight seasons...resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona with his wife, Catherine, their son, Jackson, and daughter, Scotlyn.

2015

Made 30 starts splitting the season between Cincinnati (21 GS) and San Francisco (9 GS)…Posted a 11-10 record, his third highest win total (11) in a regular season (14, 2013 & 12, 2011)…Was traded from the Reds to the Giants on July 30 for INF Adam Duvall and minor league RHP Keury Mella…Was 4-0 with an 0.60 ERA (2 ER, 30.0 IP) in his last four starts with Cincinnati prior to being traded…Was 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA in 21 starts with Cincinnati and 2-5 with a 4.07 ERA in nine starts with San Francisco…Placed on the disabled list for 18 days (8/3-21) with a left hamstring strain...was scheduled to make his second start with SF at CHI (8/7), however his hamstring tightened up during routine sprints at ATL (8/3), one day after he made his debut with 6.1 innings in a 2-1 loss at TEX (8/2)…Surpassed the 1,000 career inning mark in a start at Miami (7/10), tossing 8.0 scoreless innings of three-hit ball in a 1-0 win…Made five scoreless starts of 8.0 or more innings pitched, the second-most such starts in MLB behind Clayton Kershaw (7)…Registered a 19.1-inning scoreless streak from April 30 to May 11, the longest by a Reds pitcher during the 2015 season…Threw his first career shutout in his final start of the season vs. LAD (9/30)...allowed just two hits and three walks with one strikeout the day after the Giants were eliminated from playoff contention…Tied for first among MLB pitchers with three doubles (Kennedy, SD) and T2nd among MLB pitchers with two home runs and 2nd with eight RBI (Bumgarner, SF, 5 HR & 9 RBI).

2014

Established career highs in strikeouts, starts and innings pitched...ranked sixth in the National League in innings pitched and finished 1 start shy of the 3 co-leaders...a team-high 5 times was the victim of blown saves...in his 3-1 win on 6/26 at SF recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts, tied with Johnny Cueto for the most by a Reds pitcher in a game all season...missed his first scheduled spring training appearance because of an abdominal strain but then made 4 exhibition starts for the Reds and another on 3/29 in Louisville for the Bats vs the Major League club...made his season debut in the Reds' fourth regular season game, a 4-3 loss at NYM...as a batter hit 2 home runs (4/15 vs Pit off Gerrit Cole, 8/13 vs Bos off Anthony Ranaudo)...his 7 extra-base hits (5 2b, 2hr) tied LAD's Zack Greinke for the most by any pitcher in the majors...ranked T2nd among pitcher in doubles and third in HR.

2013

Established career highs in starts, wins, innings pitched and strikeouts...ranked among the National League leaders in winning percentage (.667, T5th) and road ERA (2.81, 7th)...as the Reds battled for a Wild Card playoff spot, in 3 starts from 9/6-9/17 went 3-0, 0.84 - including a career-high 21.2-inning scoreless streak (9/6-9/24) that tied Mat Latos for the longest by a Reds starting pitcher in 2013 - before suffering a 4-2 loss on 9/24 vs NYM in his final appearance of the regular season...from 5/15-7/29 went 8-2, 1.82 in 14 starts, including 9 starts in which he threw at least 6.0 innings while allowing 0 or 1 earned run and a 16.2-inning scoreless streak from 5/15-5/27...his 1.82era was the second-best in the Major Leagues in that span (Bartolo Colon 1.52, minimum 14 starts)...in 19 starts from 4/17-7/29 went 10-4, 2.18 and produced the second-best ERA in the majors in that span (Clayton Kershaw 1.99, minimum 19 starts)...in the 11-2 win on 4/17 vs Phi threw 7.0 shutout innings and produced 2 singles and a triple (1rbi)...became the first Reds pitcher to score at least 3 runs in a game since Danny Jackson scored 4 runs on 9/4/88 vs Cubs...in the 4-3 walkoff loss on 6/22 at Ari retired his first 17 batters until pitcher Patrick Corbin doubled with 2 outs in the sixth inning, followed by Gerardo Parra's 2-run HR...in the 8-3 win on 7/24 at SF allowed a career-high 12 hits but just 1 run while stranding 10 baserunners...became the first pitcher to allow 12 hits and produce 3 hits as a batter since Hou's Mike Hampton on 7/28/99 at Col...as a batter, from 5/8-7/24 went a career-high 0-for-26, a skid snapped with a 3-hit game on 7/24 at SF...was on the Wild Card playoff roster but did not pitch in the 6-2 loss at Pit.

2012 In his third full Major League season at age 24 established career highs in starts and innings pitched ... was part of a staff in which 5 pitchers started 161 of the club's 162g (Bronson Arroyo, Homer Bailey, Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos) ... the Reds became only the eighth team in Major League history to produce 5 pitchers with at least 30 starts each (1977 Dodgers, 1980 A's, 1993 Dodgers, 2003 Mariners, 2005 Cardinals, 2005 Indians, 2006 White Sox) ... the Reds used 6 or fewer starting pitchers in a season for only the fourth time since 1900 (1900, 1942, 1951, 2012) and were the only team in the Major Leagues in 2012 to use as few as 6 starting pitchers ... produced 17 quality starts ... 4 times was the victim of blown saves... in his 30 starts the Reds went 16-14 and scored 139 runs (4.63 r/g) ... in 13 starts from 5/16-7/29 went 4-1 with a 3.02era, the sixth-best ERA in the National League and 10th-best in the majors in that span ... in the 5-1 win on 6/29 at SF threw the first complete game of his career (9h), produced 2 hits and homered off Matt Cain ... became the first Reds pitcher to homer while throwing a CG since Pete Harnisch did it on 8/9/00 vs Atl ... as a batter, led Major League pitchers in hitting (.305) and hits (18) and tied Wsh's Stephen Strasburg for the lead in extra-base hits (5) ... 3 times produced 2 hits while earning the victory (6/29 at SF, 8/25 vs StL, 9/11 vs Pit) ... also pinch hit 3 times (struck out, walked, struck out) ... hit his first career home run on 5/21 vs Atl off Mike Minor, a 2-out homer that was the first of 3 consecutive HR off Minor (Zack Cozart, Drew Stubbs) ... his homer off Cain was the second of his career ... prior to Game 4 of the Division Series vs SF replaced on the roster injured Johnny Cueto and started that night's 8-3 loss at GABP. 2011 In his second season in the starting rotation, the 23-year-old led the staff in the pitching Triple Crown categories of wins (12), ERA (3.86, among qualifiers) and strikeouts (118) and tied Johnny Cueto for the staff lead with 18 quality starts...all were career highs...threw at least 8.0 innings 4 times, tied with Cueto for the staff lead and including consecutive starts twice, and 8 times threw at least 7.0 innings...on 6/6 vs Cubs and 6/11 at SF threw 8.0 innings in each start, the first Reds pitcher to throw at least 8ip in consecutive apps since Bronson Arroyo in 2009...did it again in his final 2 apps of the season, on 9/6 at Chi (9ip, 2er) and 9/13 vs Chi (8ip, 1er)...in his 26 starts the Reds went 15-11 and scored 130 runs (5.00 r/g)...his career-high scoreless streak of 17.0 innings from 6/6-6/17 tied Travis Wood's (6/20- 9/24) for the longest by a Reds pitcher in 2011... began the season in the starting rotation and went 3-1, 5.77 in 6 apps before he went to the bullpen in early May, when Homer Bailey and Cueto came off the disabled list within 3 days of each other...made 3 relief apps before he was optioned to Louisville on 5/14, when Jose Arredondo came off the disabled list...after 2 apps at Louisville was promoted on 5/27, started that night's game at Atl and earned the 5-1 win...spent the rest of the season as one of the best pitchers in the Reds' rotation...in 20 starts after he returned from Louisville went 9-7, 3.36...didn't pitch after 9/13, when he reached 175.0 innings for the season, including 7.1ip at Louisville...in his 10-2 win on 6/11 at SF, threw 8.0 scoreless innings and as a batter singled and doubled off Tim Lincecum...became only the third pitcher in the last 20 years to throw at least 8.0 scoreless innings and record 2 hits off a Cy Young Award winner in the same game...he joined Hou's Doug Drabek, who had a shutout vs Atl and 3 hits off Tom Glavine in 1994, and Pit's Jeff Karstens, who had a shutout vs Ari and 2 hits off Randy Johnson in 2008...as a batter produced 11 hits, including a 2-hit game on 6/11 at SF... led the entire team with 10 sac bunts...his 27 hits over the last 2 seasons are third-most among all pitchers behind Yovani Gallardo (31) and Randy Wolf (29)...in the 12th inning of the 13-inning, 5-4 win on 9/27 at NYM made his only pinch-hitting appearance of the season and struck out vs Josh Stinson. 2010 Was 1 of 10 Reds players to make his Major League debut...became the 21st player since the draft began in 1965 to play in the majors without appearing in a minor league game (first since Xavier Nady in 2000), the seventh Reds player to do it (first since Bobby Henrich in 1957) and the first player from the June 2009 draft to make his debut...made his first 22 apps as a starter (8-4, 3.78) and his last 2 apps in relief (0-0, 27.00, 2.2ip, 8er)...after his final start, a 5-4 win on 8/14 vs Fla, led all National League rookies in innings pitched (135.2)...finished the season ranked among NL rookie pitchers in ERA (4.23, 9th), wins (8, T5th), starts (22, 3rd), innings pitched (138.1ip, 3rd) and strikeouts (91, 7th)... produced 13 quality starts...pitched into the seventh inning in 9 of his 22 starts and threw 6.0 innings in 9 others...from 8/27-9/9 was on the disabled list with a fatigued right shoulder... didn't pitch after he came off the DL but did make 1 appearance, on 9/26 at SD pinch-hit and struck out...received votes for National League Rookie of the Month for May (6gs, 2-0, 1.88)... was the first Reds pitcher to begin his Major League career 5-0 since RHP Tim Layana in 1990 and the first Reds starter to win his first 5 career decisions since 1976, when RHP Santo Alcala began 5-0...at 5-0 was the first pitcher in Reds history to remain undefeated through his first 12 Major League starts...his 7-1 start was the best by a Reds rookie pitcher since Wayne Simpson began the 1970 season with a 13-1 record...in his 22 starts the Reds went 12-10...4 of the 10 losses were by 1 run, 2 more were by 2 runs, 6 were in the opponent's final at bat, 3 were in extra innings and 3 were walkoff losses...Cin is the first team in Major League history to lose 2 games in a single season in which they led by 6 runs or more entering the bottom of the ninth inning, and Leake started both of those games...he is the only pitcher in Major League history to start more than 1 game in his entire career in which his team lost after leading by at least 6 runs heading into the bottom of the ninth inning...was the victim of a blown save in the 10-9 loss at Atl on 5/20, when the Reds failed to hold 8-0 and 9-1 leads and allowed 7 runs in the bottom of the ninth...was the victim of another blown save in the 10-inning, 9-7 loss at Phi on 7/9, when the Phillies tied the game with 6 runs in the bottom of the ninth and won in the 10th...on 4/11 vs Cubs, in his first professional appearance allowed just 1 run in 6.2 innings but received no decision in the 3-1 victory (4h, 7bb, 5k, 1wp, 106 pitches)...in the top of the first inning loaded the bases with nobody out but didn't allow a run...first career strikeout was Marlon Byrd (first inning)...following that game donated his cap to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown...the autographed lineup card and a game-used baseball went to the Reds Hall of Fame...led all National League pitchers in hitting (.356 as a pitcher, 3rbi, 6sh)...hit safely in 11 of his 22 starts...produced 2-hit games on 4/11 vs Cubs, 5/20 at Atl and 6/5 at Wsh and a 3-hit game on 7/9 at Phi...became the first Reds pitcher with 4 multi-hit games in a season since Jose Rijo produced 4 multi-hit games in 1993...on 7/9 at Phi became the first Reds pitcher with 3 hits in a game since Bobby Livingston had 4 hits on 7/16/07 at Atl... from 5/20-6/5 had a 4-game hitting streak (6-10, .600, 1 2b), the longest by a Reds pitcher since Livingston's 4-game hitting streak from 6/1-7/26, 2007...in his Major League debut singled twice off Tom Gorzelanny to become the first Reds pitcher with 2 hits in his first career game since Benny Frey did it on 9/18/29 vs Phi... on 7/28 at Mil made his first career pinch-hit appearance and drew a walk off Carlos Villanueva...overall pinch hit 4 times, on 7/28 at Mil (walked), 8/15 vs Fla (F7), 8/25 at SF (K) and 9/26 at SD (K)...earned his spot in the season-opening rotation by going 1-0, 3.00 in 2 starts and 4 relief apps during spring training (18ip, 16h, 6er, 4bb, 10k, 1hr)...wore uniform number 76 in camp...entered his first professional season rated by Baseball America as the third-best prospect in the organization behind IF Todd Frazier and 1B Yonder Alonso...was not on the club's National League Division Series roster. 2009 As the Reds' No. 1 draft pick made his professional debut in the prestigious Arizona Fall League, where he went 1-2, 1.37 in 5 starts and 1 relief appearance for the Peoria Saguaros...in his 5 starts posted a 0.54era (16.2ip, 1er)...his curveball already has been rated by Baseball America as the best in the organization...in his junior season at Arizona State University went 16-1, 1.71 with 7 complete games and 2 shutouts in 18 starts and 1 relief appearance...led the country in wins and led the Pac-10 in ERA, innings pitched (142.0) and strikeouts (162).