Steve Cishek

Steve Cishek #28

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 6"/215
  • Age: 29


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Steve Cishek 2015 Postseason Stats

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Steve Cishek Stats

2-6 3.58 55.1 48 1.48

Steve Cishek MLB Career Stats

17-20 2.82 313.0 332 1.23

Steve Cishek Bio

  • Full Name: Steven R. Cishek
  • Pronunciation: SEE-shek
  • Born: 6/18/1986 in Falmouth, MA
  • Draft: 2007, Florida Marlins, 5th rd. (166th overall)
  • College: Carson-Newman
  • Debut: September 26, 2010
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2015 Stats 2 6 3.58 59 0 4 55.1 48 1.48
MLB Career Stats 17 20 2.82 311 0 95 313.0 332 1.23
  • Status: Active

Steve Cishek 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)
2015 Cardinals NL 512 Sinker 91.08 92.85 2247.00 7.35 87.90
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.26 90.86 2084.00 6.10 90.05


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August 27, 2015 at 12:12 AM ET

Rosenthal to miss Cards' trip to San Francisco

The Cardinals will be without their All-Star closer for the final leg of this three-city road trip, as Trevor Rosenthal has a flight booked back to St. Louis on Friday to attend the birth of his second daughter.

July 25, 2015 at 7:34 PM ET

Cardinals option Cooney; Garcia to start next week

In order to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for newly acquired reliever Steve Cishek and pave the way for Jaime Garcia's return to the rotation, the Cardinals optioned lefty Tim Cooney to Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.


Steve Cishek Awards

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/29/2013 Miami NL
07/28/2014 Miami NL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2010 Phoenix AFL

Steve Cishek Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2012 15 17th in NL
2013 34 6th in NL
2014 39 5th in NL
2015 4 21st in NL


Season G Rank
2013 69 21st in NL

Steve Cishek Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 14, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Steve Cishek.
October 9, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals reassigned RHP Steve Cishek to the minor leagues.
July 25, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Steve Cishek.
July 24, 2015 Miami Marlins traded RHP Steve Cishek to St. Louis Cardinals for Kyle Barraclough.
June 13, 2015 Miami Marlins recalled RHP Steve Cishek from Jacksonville Suns.
June 2, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned RHP Steve Cishek to Jacksonville Suns.
May 24, 2011 Florida Marlins recalled Steve Cishek from New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 14, 2011 Steve Cishek roster status changed by New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 12, 2011 Florida Marlins optioned RHP Steve Cishek to New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 11, 2011 Florida Marlins recalled Steve Cishek from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 16, 2011 Florida Marlins optioned Steve Cishek to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 20, 2010 Florida Marlins selected the contract of Steve Cishek from Jacksonville Suns.
July 26, 2010 Steve Cishek assigned to Jacksonville Suns from Jupiter Hammerheads.
June 10, 2010 Steve Cishek assigned to Jupiter Hammerheads from Jacksonville Suns.
May 22, 2010 Steve Cishek assigned to Jacksonville Suns from Jupiter Hammerheads.
September 25, 2009 Steve Cishek roster status changed by Jupiter Hammerheads.
August 15, 2009 Jupiter Hammerheads placed RHP Steve Cishek on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 13, 2009.
April 8, 2009 Jupiter Hammerheads signed RHP Steve Cishek.

Steven R. Cishek Bio Info

Steven Cishek (SEE-shek)...married to wife Marissa...attended Carson-Newman College (TN)…attended Falmouth High School (MA).


Finished second full season as Marlins closer with 4-5 record, 39 saves (43 opportunities) and 3.17 ERA (65.1 IP/23 ER). Established career highs in saves and strikeouts (84)...Among National League closers, tied for fourth in save percentage (90.7; 39/43) and tied for fifth in saves...Of 67 appearances, 51 were scoreless. Finished campaign amidst season-best 10.0-inning scoreless streak (10 games)...In first seven appearances, was 1-0 with four saves in 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing just three hits. Over next 16 appearances, surrendered seven earned runs in 15.2 innings (4.02 ERA). From June 2 to end of season, allowed just 16 earned runs in 42.2 innings (3.37 ERA) spanning 44 appearances...Suffered first blown save on April 25 at Mets, marking first unsuccessful save conversion since June 14, 2013 at Philadelphia. Marked Club record with 33 consecutive saves in between dates. Streak was longest in Majors since Craig Kimbrel saved 37 consecutive games from May 9-September 14, 2013...Recorded fourth career save of more than 1.0 inning on May 24 at Milwaukee. Also did so on May 1, 2014 vs. Atlanta (1.1 IP), August 26, 2012 at Dodgers (1.1) and July 14, 2012 vs. Washington (1.2)...On June 25 at Philadelphia, became 10th Marlin to record save and strike out all three batters faced (13x overall; last, Heath Bell on 6/16/12 at TB)...Named co-NL Player of the Week for July 21-27 with Mets' Jacob deGrom, posting 1.80 ERA (5.0 IP/1 ER) with five saves in five opportunities over five games...During week, became first closer in Club history to record five saves in seven-game road trip and was first pitcher in MLB to do so since Addison Reed recorded six saves in seven-game trip from August 15-22, 2013 (STATS LLC)...Recorded save in first game back from trip, marking sixth in eight-game span. Became first reliever in Club history to record as many as six saves over an eight-game span. - Elias...Recorded nine saves (11 opps) in July, tied for personal best over a single month (also, 9 in June 2013)...Recorded 30th save of season on August 11 vs. St. Louis, becoming third pitcher in Club history to record consecutive 30+ save seasons (also, Juan Carlos Oviedo, 2010-11 and Robb Nen, 1996-97).


Established career highs in games (69), saves (34), innings pitched (69.2) and strikeouts (74). Faced a total of 281 batters, allowing just three home runs. Tied with seven others for ninth among National League relievers in fewest home runs allowed (min. 50.0 IP). Started season 1-4 with five saves in seven opportunities and a 4.50 ERA (24.0 IP/12 ER) over first 24 appearances. Suffered first blown save of season on April 7 at Mets; was first since September 1, 2012 vs. Mets. Earned first win on April 13 against Philadelphia with a scoreless ninth inning, marking first win since Sept. 28, 2012 also against Phillies. Led National League in saves in June with nine (10 opps); tied with Ernesto Frieri, Greg Holland and Glen Perkins for third in MLB, behind Jim Johnson and Joe Nathan (11 each). From June 8 to conclusion of season, converted 29 consecutive save opportunities to mark a Club record. Established Franchise mark with 28th consecutive converted opportunity on September 25 vs. Philadelphia, besting Todd Jones' previous record of 27 done in 2005. The 29 consecutive saves to end season was longest active streak in Majors. Was one of three relievers in 2013 to record consecutive save streaks of 29-or-more games; Craig Kimbrel converted 37 consecutive opportunities from May 9-September 14, and Greg Holland saved 31 consecutive opportunities from May 30-September 3. The three streaks of 29+ consecutive saves is equal to that of the previous two seasons combined, when Joe Nathan had 31 in 2012 and Jose Valverde and John Axford had 49 and 43, respectively, in 2011. - STATS LLC. Allowed just one run in last 21 appearances of season (21.0 IP); owned a 0.43 ERA in that span. From June 8-July 14, recorded a career-best 17.0-inning scoreless streak. Also, went 13.0 scoreless from August 1-September 8 (13 games). Along with Jose Fernandez, earned National League Co-Player of the Week for week of July 22-28. Went 5-for-5 in save opportunities, allowing just four hits with two walks and five strikeouts in 5.0 scoreless innings. His 94.4 save percentage was tied with Casey Janssen for best in MLB, while ranking as second-best single-season save percentage in Marlins history. Robb Nen went 15-for-15 in 1994. Tossed season-high 2.0 innings on July 8 vs. Atlanta, retiring all six batters faced. Equaled season-best with 2.0 innings on July 30 vs. Mets, allowing two runs on three hits. Had scoreless outings in 57 of 69 appearances. Honored by the South Florida Chapter of BBWAA with Marlins' Good Guy Award.

2012 Established career highs in games (68), saves (15), innings pitched (63.2), walks (29) and strikeouts (68). Began season with eight consecutive scoreless outings (7.1 IP) before allowing first run on April 20 at Washington. Over first 24 games, was 4-0 with one save and a 1.14 ERA (23.2 IP/3 ER). From June 4 to end of season, was 1-2 with 14 saves (16 opportunities) and a 3.60 ERA (40.0/16). On May 4 at San Diego, tossed a career-high tying 3.0 innings. Also went 3.0 innings on June 22, 2011 vs. Angels and May 29, 2011 at Dodgers. Suffered first loss of season on June 23 vs. Toronto, snapping career-best six-game winning streak. Tossed a bullpen-best 15.2 consecutive scoreless innings from June 27-August 11 and went 6x6 in save opportunities during that span. Went 10x10 in save opportunities from July 14-August 26. On September 1 vs. Mets, equaled a career high (third time) with four runs allowed (three earned). Marked second four-run outing in 2012 (also, June 23 vs. Toronto). Surrendered just three home runs in 135 at-bats, second-fewest homers allowed by a Marlins' reliever (with Mike Dunn), behind Ryan Webb's two. Over his last two seasons, has allowed just four home runs in 439 AB's. Among National League relievers to appear in 40 games, his .185 average against right-handed hitters was 11th-best. Huston Street limited righties to a .132 average (9x68) to lead league. 2011 Called up by Marlins on May 24 and made season debut on May 28 at Los Angeles- NL, tossing a scoreless ninth inning. Provided scoreless relief over next seven appearances, beginning season with 11.2 shutout frames...Established Club record for most consecutive scoreless innings to start a career (16.0), including 4.1 innings accumulated in 2010. Bested previous mark of 11.2 by Matt Turner in Marlins' inaugural season of 1993...Among Marlins' relievers to appear in 20 games at home, surrendered secondfewest earned runs in a single season behind Randy Choate (0 in 2011). His 0.95 home ERA (28.1 IP/3 ER) ranked third behind Choate (0.00; 13.1 IP/0 ER) in 2011 and Robb Nen (0.82; 44.0/4) in 1996...Notched first career save on June 10 vs. Arizona, tossing a scoreless ninth inning (one hit allowed)...Handed first career loss on June 20 vs. Los Angeles-AL, giving up one run on two hits in 0.2 inning. Responded by earning first victory three appearances later on July 2 at Texas, equaling a season-high with four strikeouts...Finished season with an 11.1 scoreless-inning streak over final nine appearances, giving up just six hits while walking five and striking out nine...Ranked second among qualifying National League rookie relievers in ERA, behind Craig Kimbrel (2.10). Ranked sixth among NL rookie relievers in innings pitched, eighth in average against (.221) and tied for eighth in strikeouts...His 9.05 strikeouts-per-9.0 innings pitched ranked eighth among NL rookie relievers and was sixth-highest mark in Franchise history for a rookie reliever...Recorded last inning pitched by a Marlins' pitcher at Sun Life Stadium. 2010 Split the 2010 season between Jupiter and Jacksonville before being selected to Florida. With the Hammerheads, posted a 0-6 record and 2.83 ERA with four saves in 26 games. In 22 games with the Suns, went 3-1 with two saves and a 4.31 ERA ... His three combined wins tied a career-best, done in 2009 and '08 ... Had two stints with both Jupiter and Jacksonville prior to his Major League callup. During his first stint with Jupiter, compiled a 0-2 record with four saves and 1.88 ERA (14.1 IP/3 ER) in 13 appearances, 10 of which were scoreless ... With Jupiter, pitched a career-high 3.1 innings on July 22 vs. Lakeland ... In his second stint with Jacksonville, appeared in 15 games with a 2-0 record and 2.78 ERA (22.2 IP/7 ER) and two saves ... Pitched a career-high 9.2 scoreless innings from July 26 to August 9. Previous high was 9.1 innings, done with Jupiter from June 5-25, 2009 ... Made one appearance for the Suns in their Southern League Championship run, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings ... Selected to Florida on September 20 and made his Major League debut on September 26 at Milwaukee, allowing no runs in 2.0 innings ... Made three appearances at the Major League level, all of which were scoreless outings.