Jake Petricka

Jake Petricka #52

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/205
  • Age: 27


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Jake Petricka Stats

4-3 3.63 52.0 33 1.42

Jake Petricka MLB Career Stats

6-10 3.24 144.1 98 1.41

Jake Petricka Bio

  • Full Name: Jacob Steven Petricka
  • Pronunciation: puh-TRITCH-kuh
  • Born: 6/5/1988 in Northfield, IL
  • Draft: 2010, Chicago White Sox, 2nd rd. (63rd overall)
  • College: Indiana State
  • Debut: August 22, 2013
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2015 Stats 4 3 3.63 62 0 2 52.0 33 1.42
MLB Career Stats 6 10 3.24 145 0 16 144.1 98 1.41

Jake Petricka Two-seam FB 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 White Sox AL 560 Two-seam FB 94.34 95.63 1998.00 7.02 88.47
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.30 91.79 2128.00 6.05 89.60


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April 23, 2015 at 9:42 PM ET

Petricka adjusting mechanics on fly after missing spring

Jake Petricka has some mechanics issues to clean up that were noticeable during his 2015 debut in the ninth inning of Wednesday's victory over the Indians.

April 20, 2015 at 9:00 PM ET

Petricka back in the mix for reshuffled bullpen

White Sox reliever Jake Petricka was activated from the disabled list (right forearm strain) on Monday.


Jake Petricka Awards

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/18/2011 Kannapolis SAL

Jake Petricka Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2014 14 16th in AL

Jake Petricka Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 20, 2015 Chicago White Sox activated RHP Jake Petricka from the 15-day disabled list.
April 16, 2015 Chicago White Sox sent RHP Jake Petricka on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
April 5, 2015 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Jake Petricka on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Right forearm strain.
April 4, 2014 Chicago White Sox recalled RHP Jake Petricka from Charlotte Knights.
March 23, 2014 Chicago White Sox optioned RHP Jake Petricka to Charlotte Knights.
August 17, 2013 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Jake Petricka from Charlotte Knights.
July 4, 2013 Jake Petricka assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
May 2, 2013 Jake Petricka roster status changed by Birmingham Barons.
April 19, 2013 Birmingham Barons placed RHP Jake Petricka on the 7-day disabled list.
January 10, 2013 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster RHP Jake Petricka to spring training.
July 21, 2012 RHP Jake Petricka assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
May 8, 2012 Jake Petricka assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Birmingham Barons.
May 7, 2012 RHP Jake Petricka assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
January 23, 2012 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster RHP Jake Petricka to spring training.
June 27, 2011 Jake Petricka assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Kannapolis Intimidators.
June 21, 2011 sent RHP Jake Petricka on a rehab assignment to Bristol White Sox.
May 25, 2011 Jake Petricka roster status changed by Kannapolis Intimidators.
August 2, 2010 RHP Jake Petricka assigned to Kannapolis Intimidators from Bristol White Sox.
June 16, 2010 Chicago White Sox signed RHP Jake Petricka.
June 16, 2010 Jake Petricka assigned to Bristol White Sox from Chicago White Sox.

Jacob Steven Petricka Bio Info

Married Ellen … Twitter: @jacobpetricka … spent two years at Iowa Western Community College before transferring to Indiana State in 2009 … was 7-4 with a 4.11 ERA (46 ER/100.2 IP) and 113 strikeouts in 20 games (15 starts) for the Sycamores in 2010 … named First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference … was drafted by the Yankees in the 34th round in 2009 but did not sign … graduated from Faribault (Minn.) High School in 2006.


American League Relief Leaders: 2nd in GB% (63.8); T3rd in opp. GIDP (12); 7th in GIDP/9.0 IP (1.48); 9th in IP (73.0)...Was recalled from Class AAA Charlotte on 4/4 and spent the rest of the season with the White Sox...Led all major-league rookies with 14 saves and ranked third in appearances (67) and IP (73.0)...Posted a 77.8 save percentage (14-18)...Led Sox pitchers in games (67) and save opportunities...52 of his 67 appearances were scoreless...Pitched 16 times with no rest (2.70 ERA, 5 ER/16.2 IP)...Allowed 40.0 percent (16-40) of inherited runners to score...Limited right-handers to a .208 average (31-149) and first batters faced to a .203 (12-59) mark...Made his season debut on 4/4 at Kansas City (2.1 scoreless IP) … Struck out a career-high three on 4/11 vs. Cleveland...Surrendered one run in a career-high 3.0 IP on 4/19 at Texas...Allowed just one earned run over 17 games (21.0 IP) from 4/25-6/3 … 12 of the outings were hitless...Threw 10.0 consecutive scoreless IP from 4/25-5/7 (six games) and 5/11-6/3 (10 games) … Retired 15 straight batters from 4/30-5/8...Earned his first career save on 5/19 at Kansas City, stranding the tying run at second base in the ninth inning...Suffered his first loss on 6/7 at Angel Stadium after giving up a game-winning single to Chris Iannetta in the eighth inning...Made eight consecutive scoreless appearances (11.0 IP) from 6/22-7/6, recording two saves with eight strikeouts...Converted six straight save opportunities from 6/27-8/1...Recorded his second career save on 6/27 at Toronto...Worked 2.0 scoreless IP for the save on 7/6 vs. Seattle...Surrendered a game-ending, three-run homer to pinch hitter Brian McCann on 8/24 at Yankee Stadium...Worked 1.0 scoreless IP in six straight appearances from 8/30-9/13, earning four saves and allowing just four hits...Allowed the game-tying (wild pitch) and game-winning runs (Lorenzo Cain infield single) on 9/15 at Kansas City...Earned a four-out save on 9/22 at Detroit.


Spent time with Class AA Birmingham, Class AAA Charlotte and the White Sox … began the season at Birmingham before being promoted to Charlotte on 7/4 … was recalled from the Knights on 8/17 … made his major-league debut on 8/22 at Kansas City … earned his first win that night after inducing an inning-ending double play by Salvador Perez in the bottom of the 11th inning … Sox won, 4-3, in 12 innings … made six consecutive scoreless appearances (9.0 IP) from 9/2-15 … worked 2.2 scoreless IP with two strikeouts on 9/2 at Yankee Stadium … surrendered a game-ending single to Omar Infante in the 12th inning on 9/21 at Detroit … combined to go 5-0 with a 1.81 ERA (11 ER/54.2 IP), one save and 58 strikeouts over 31 games (one start) between Charlotte and Birmingham … limited opponents to a .231 average (45-195) and averaged 9.55 strikeouts per 9.0 IP between the two stops … recorded at least one strikeout in 20 of his 21 appearances with Birmingham, including two or more 14 times … posted a 0.75 ERA (2 ER/24.0 IP) with 26 strikeouts over his final 11 appearances with the Barons before being promoted to the Knights … eight of his 10 outings with Charlotte were scoreless 


Combined to go 8-8 with a 5.39 ERA (84 ER/140.1 IP) and 111 strikeouts over 29 starts between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham … started the season with Winston-Salem … struck out eight batters in consecutive starts on 7/4 vs. Myrtle Beach and 7/9 vs. Lynchburg … was promoted to Birmingham on 7/21 … recorded a three-game winning streak from 8/11-27 … allowed three runs or less in each of his first seven starts… entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 5 Prospect in the White Sox organization.

2011 Combined to go 7-8 with a 3.65 ERA (46 ER/113.1 IP) and 99 strikeouts in 23 games (22 starts) between Class A Kannapolis, Class A Winston-Salem and Advanced Rookie Bristol...spent the majority of the season with the dash, going 4-7 with a 4.39 ERA (33 ER/67.2 IP) and 46 strikeouts over 13 starts...went 3-1 with a 2.81 era (13 ER/41.2 IP) and 48 strikeouts in eight starts with Kannapolis...was placed on the disabled list on 5/24 with a strained back muscle...made two rehab appearances (one start) with Bristol...was 1-0 with a 0.53 ERA (1 ER/17.0 IP) and 22 strikeouts in his first three starts from 4/10-20...apppeared in 13 games with the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League...entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 7 Prospect in the White Sox organization. 2010 Made his professional debut with Advanced Rookie Bristol before being promoted to Class A Kannapolis on 8/2...went a combined 2-5 with a 3.05 ERA (15 ER/44.1 IP) and 48 strikeouts in 17 games (eight starts) ... appeared in nine games for the intimidators, going 0-1 with a 3.72 ERA (4 ER/9.2 IP) and 10 strikeouts...was 2-4 with a 2.86 ERA (11 er/34.2 iP) and 38 strikeouts over eight starts with Bristol...allowed one hit over 5.0 scoreless IP with four strikeouts on 7/1 vs. Greeneville...rated by Baseball America as having the Best Fastball in the White Sox 2010 draft class...was recommended/signed by Mike Shirley.