Josh Collmenter

Josh Collmenter #55

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/240
  • Age: 31


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Josh Collmenter Stats

3-0 3.70 41.1 33 1.26

Josh Collmenter MLB Career Stats

38-33 3.50 678.1 476 1.18

Josh Collmenter Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua Michael Collmenter
  • Pronunciation: kuhl-MEHN-ter
  • Born: 2/7/1986 in Homer, MI
  • Draft: 2007, Arizona Diamondbacks, 15th rd. (463rd overall)
  • College: Central Michigan
  • Debut: 4/17/2011
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2016 Stats 3 0 3.70 18 3 0 41.1 33 1.26
MLB Career Stats 38 33 3.50 203 78 2 678.1 476 1.18
  • Status: Active

Josh Collmenter 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)
2016 Braves NL 437 Cutter 85.07 83.95 1978.00 5.62 86.69
MLB Avg - - - Cutter 88.32 88.06 2205.00 6.00 87.02
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 Braves NL 437 Cutter 85.07 83.95 1978.00 5.62 86.69
MLB Avg - - - Cutter 88.32 88.06 2205.00 6.00 87.02


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Josh Collmenter Stats

*Since 2006

Josh Collmenter Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Josh Collmenter News

Josh Collmenter Fantasy News

November 8, 2016 at 5:39 AM ET

Collmenter, Braves avoid arbitration

Pending a physical, the Braves and right-hander Josh Collmenter avoided arbitration on Monday when they agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million deal that includes the potential for an additional $1.2 million through incentives.

September 22, 2016 at 11:26 PM ET

Collmenter tosses seven strong innings

Braves right-hander Josh Collmenter won after allowing two runs on five hits (one homer) and two walks with four strikeouts in seven innings on Thursday vs. the Marlins.


Josh Collmenter Awards

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/03/2010 Reno PCL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Mobile SOU

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/20/2009 Visalia CAL
08/17/2009 Visalia CAL
04/26/2010 Visalia CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Visalia CAL

NWL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/13/2007 Yakima NOR

Josh Collmenter Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2014 3.46 20th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2014 .550 18th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2014 .246 22nd in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 12th in NL
2015 1 9th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2014 1 10th in NL
2015 1 6th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2014 2.95 22nd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2015 18 25th in NL

Josh Collmenter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 16, 2016 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of RHP Josh Collmenter from Gwinnett Braves.
September 14, 2016 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Josh Collmenter to Atlanta Braves for cash.
September 14, 2016 RHP Josh Collmenter assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
August 15, 2016 RHP Josh Collmenter assigned to Iowa Cubs.
August 10, 2016 Chicago Cubs signed free agent Josh Collmenter.
August 7, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks released RHP Josh Collmenter.
July 30, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks designated RHP Josh Collmenter for assignment.
May 27, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP Josh Collmenter from the 15-day disabled list.
May 14, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks sent RHP Josh Collmenter on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
May 2, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks sent RHP Josh Collmenter on a rehab assignment to Visalia Rawhide.
April 2, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP Josh Collmenter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 28, 2016. Right shoulder tightness
September 1, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP Josh Collmenter from the 15-day disabled list.
August 10, 2012 Josh Collmenter roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
April 15, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP Josh Collmenter from Reno Aces.
March 13, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Josh Collmenter to Reno Aces.
November 19, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of Josh Collmenter from Mobile BayBears.
August 16, 2010 Josh Collmenter assigned to Mobile BayBears from Reno Aces.
July 14, 2010 Josh Collmenter assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.
May 18, 2010 Josh Collmenter assigned to Mobile BayBears from Yakima Bears.
May 17, 2010 RHP Josh Collmenter assigned to Yakima Bears from Reno Aces.
April 29, 2010 Josh Collmenter assigned to Reno Aces from Visalia Rawhide.

Joshua Michael Collmenter Bio Info

Joshua Michael Collmenter…Played collegiately at Central Michigan University…was named Mid-American Conference (MAC) Pitcher of the Year, All-MAC fi rst team, All-Mideast Region first team, All-America third team by Baseball America, Great Lakes Region Pitcher of the Year by, Academic All-District IV second team, Academic All-MAC and CMU's Most Valuable Player during his junior season…holds CMU's all-time career records with 24 wins and 288 strikeouts…Graduated from Homer (Mich.) High School…went 10-0 with a 0.13 ERA and 223 strikeouts as a senior…the book "Homer: The Small-Town Baseball Odyssey" chronicled the high school's 75-game winning streak from 2004-05…Signed by Matt Haas.


Appeared in 44 games (12 starts) in his fifth season with the Dbacks and went 4-6 with 1 save and a 3.79 ERA (51 ER in 121.0 IP)…Was 1 of 8 NL pitchers with 10+ starts and relief appearances…Went 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA (11 ER in 52.1 IP) as a reliever and 3-6 with a 5.24 ERA (40 ER in 68.2 IP) as a starter…yielded just 5 home runs in relief (0.86 per 9.0 IP)…His 1.89 ERA as a reliever ranked sixth in the NL…Moved from 11th place on the club's all-time strikeout list to eighth (443 SO), passing Byung-Hyun Kim (383), Doug Davis (402) and Brian Anderson (410)…Began the season in the starting rotation and made his first Opening Day start on April 6 vs. Giants…Recorded his second career shutout on April 17 ay Giants…Pitched in both games of a doubleheader on Sept. 1 @ Rockies, earning his second career save in the nightcap with 2.0 scoreless innings.


Established career highs in wins, starts, strikeouts and innings pitched, going 11-9 with one save and a 3.46 ERA (69 ER in 179.1 IP) and 115 strikeouts in 33 games (28 starts)...Named the D-backs' Most Valuable Pitcher by the Arizona Chapter of the BBWAA...Is the second pitcher in club history with at least 1 shutout and 1 save in a season (also Brian Anderson in 1999)…is the first NL pitcher to do so since Kris Medlen in 2012...Was 1 of 2 pitchers in the Majors with at least 1 save, 10 wins and 150.0 innings (also Tim Lincecum)...Went 7-5 with a 2.63 ERA (32 ER in 109.1 IP) in 20 games (16 starts) at Chase Field…2.63 ERA was fifth lowest at Chase Field in club history (min. 15 starts)...Posted a 2.66 ERA (28 ER in 94.2 IP) after the third inning...1.08 ground ball-to-fly ball ratio was the fourth highest in NL and tied for 11th with 201 fly balls (also Ian Kennedy)...Earned his first career save on April 9 @ Giants with 4.0 scoreless innings…marked the third 4.0-inning save in club history, joining Mike Morgan on April 5, 2000 vs. Phillies and Zach Duke on July 24, 2011 vs. Rockies...Made 4 relief appearances before moving to the starting rotation on April 14...Faced the min. 27 batters in his first career shutout on May 29 vs. Reds, joining Randy Johnson (May 18, 2004 @ Braves) as the only 2 D-backs to face the min. in a 9.0-inning game…since 1914, was the 13th time in Major League history that a pitcher faced the min. 27 batters in a 9.0-inning game with 3+ hits allowed (last: Roy Oswalt on Sept. 11, 2008 vs. Pirates)...Won 3 games in a span of 9 days (June 20-28), the third Dback to accomplish this feat, joining Gregg Olson in 1999 and Tony Pena in 2006 (all in relief)...Led the Majors with a .173 opponents average after Aug. 22 (min. 7 starts) and ranked third with a 1.26 ERA (7 ER in 50.0 IP)…only Jake Peavy (1.17) and Francisco Liriano (1.23) were better.


Made 49 relief appearances in his fi rst full season working out of the bullpen and was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA (32 ER in 92.0 IP)... Ranked among NL relievers in innings pitched (1st) and strikeouts (6th, 85)…was the fi rst Arizona reliever to lead the NL in innings pitched... 92.0 IP were the third-most by a D-backs reliever, trailing Byung-Hyun Kim's 98.0 in 2001 and Oscar Villarreal's 95.0 in 2003…also marked the most innings by a NL reliever since Colorado's Matt Belisle in 2010 (also 92.0)... Club record 29.0 innings in extra frames were the most since Tug McGraw's 29.0 in 1972... First batters faced were 4-for-45 (.089), best in the Major Leagues and lowest in the NL since the Dodgers' Kenley Jansen in 2011 (.070)... Led the NL with a club-record 9 outings of at least 3.0 innings or more, 4 more than Alfredo Simon (5) and Jeanmar Gomez (5)…9 games were the most in the NL since Darren Oliver in 2006 (10)... First NL reliever with at least 4 relief appearances of 4.0-innings or more in a single season since Oliver (5) and Dave Borkowski (4) in 2006... Tossed 6.0 scoreless innings (1 H) on June 19 vs. Marlins, the second-longest relief outing in club history…only Randy Johnson's 7.0 innings on July 18, 2001 @ Padres was longer…7 strikeouts on June 19 also tied for second-most by a D-backs reliever (third time, last: Max Scherzer on April 29, 2008 vs. Astros)... Was 3-0 with a 0.50 ERA (1 ER in 18.0 IP) in June…0.50 ERA ranked second in MLB in June (min. 15.0 IP), trailing only Tampa Bay's Alex Torres (0.48).

2012 Appeared in 28 games (11 starts) in his second season with the D-backs, going 5-3 with a 3.69 ERA (37 ER in 90.1 IP)...Was 4-2 with a 5.11 ERA (32 ER in 56.1 IP) as a starter and 1-1 with a 1.32 ERA (5 ER in 34.0 IP) in relief...Went 5-1 with a 2.13 ERA (17 ER in 72.0 IP) in 24 games (7 starts) from May 5 through the end of the season after starting 0-2 with a 9.82 ERA (20 ER in 18.1 IP) in his first 4 starts...his 2.13 ERA since May 5 was the third-best in the Majors (min. 70.0 IP) behind the Braves' Kris Medlen (1.41) and Royals' Kelvin Herrera (2.12)...Held right-handed hitters to a .215 average (37-for-172)...Struck out 6 on June 8 vs.A's,most by a D-backs reliever since Max Scherzer's 7 on April 29, 2008 vs. Astros...Started 3 of 4 games from June 22-July 6, going 1-0 with a 1.35 ERA...Made a spot start on 10-minute notice for Joe Saunders on June 22 vs. Cubs (1 ER in 4.0 IP)...On the 15-day disabled list from Aug. 10-31 with ulcers, including 3 rehab games with Rookie AZL D-backs...Won a career-high 4 straight starts from July 6-Sept. 25. 2011 Finished fifth in the National League Rookie of the Year balloting after going 10-10 with a 3.38 ERA (58 ER in 154.1 IP) in 31 games (24 starts)...the 10 wins tied a Dbacks' rookie record (also Oscar Villarreal and Brandon Webb in 2003)...Began the season with Triple-A Reno and made 1 start before his recall on April 15...Earned the win in his Major League debut on April 17 vs. Giants (0 ER in 2.0 IP)...became the first D-backs pitcher to win his debut at home (seventh overall)...Did not allow a run in his first 15.0 innings as a starter, establishing a franchise record...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, is the only pitcher to allow 4 earned runs on 20 hits in his first 6 starts since earned runs began being recorded in 1912 in the NL and 1913 in the AL...Registered three scoreless streaks of at least 13.0 IP, becoming the first D-backs rookie to accomplish the feat (Elias)...tossed 24.0 consecutive scoreless innings from April 24-May 24 (Game 1), the fifth-longest streak for a D-backs pitcher in club history...Made his first Major League start on May 14 @ Dodgers, tossing 6.0 scoreless inning with 2 hits...according to Elias, is the first pitcher in the last 100 seasons to win his initial start with 6.0 shutout innings and 2 hits allowed or less while his own team had only 1 the third D-backs pitcher to not allow a run in his first start, joining Brandon Webb (7.0 IP on April 27, 2003 @ Mets) and Micah Owings (5.0 IP on April 6, 2007 @ Nationals), while his 2 hits were tied for the second-fewest with Zach Kroenke (Oct. 1, 2010 @ Dodgers) behind Owings...Tossed 6.0 scoreless innings in each of his first 2 starts...according to Elias, he is only the second pitcher since 1900 to win his first 2 Major League starts while pitching at least 6.0 shutout innings and allowing no more than 2 hits, joining the Rangers' Alexi Ogando on April 5, 2011 vs. Mariners and April 11, 2011 @ Tigers...Collected his first hit on May 19 vs. Braves (infield single off Jair Jurrjens)...POSTSEASON: Earned the win in Game 3 of the NLDS vs. Brewers, allowing 1 run on 2 hits in 7.0 IP. 2010 Split the season between three teams and combined to win 14 games, which tied for third among all minor league pitchers...Opened the season with Visalia, going 2-0 with a 2.40 ERA (4 ER in 15.0 IP) in 3 starts before being transferred to Reno on April 29...Named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week April 26-May 2...Transferred to Mobile on May 18...tossed a complete game shutout @ Birmingham in his Mobile debut on May 21...Transferred back to Reno on July 14 and went 3-2 in 6 starts from July 19-Aug. 15...Finished the season with Mobile after being transferred on Aug. 16...went 2-1 with a 2.65 ERA (5 ER in 17.0 IP) in his final 3 starts with the BayBears. 2009 Led the organization with 152 strikeouts...led Visalia with a 4.15 ERA (67 ER in 145.1 IP) and a complete game...Held lefties to a .227 (58-for-255) average...Did not allow a run in his first 2 starts of the season, a stretch of 11.0 innings, while fanning 14...Named the California League's Pitcher of the Week on two occasions: April 8-19 and Aug. 10-16...Named to the Cal League regular season All-Star team...Recorded back-to-back wins twice, going 4-0 with a 2.45 ERA (6 ER in 22.0 IP) with 26 strikeouts...Tossed his first-career complete game on May 27 vs. San Jose, allowing just 1 run while fanning 7. 2008 Led South Bend with a 3.41 ERA (55 ER in 145.1 IP), 27 games started and 123 strikeouts...Ranked third in the organization in wins (12) and ERA while ranking fourth in strikeouts.Held lefties to a .212 average (60-for-283)...Won four consecutive starts from June 19-July 4, posting a 0.77 ERA (2 ER in 23.1 IP) with 20 strikeouts over that stretch...Went 4-1 with a 1.39 ERA (5 ER in 32.1 IP) and 26 strikeouts in 6 starts in June. 2007 Led the Northwest League with a 2.71 ERA (20 ER in 66.1 IP) and ranked fifth with 6 wins...Led Arizona's Short-Season teams in wins and ERA...Was named Pitcher of the Week Aug. 6-12...Tossed at least 5.0 innings in 10 of his 12 starts, including 7 quality starts...did not allow more than 3 runs in any start...held opponents to 2 earned runs or less in 10 of 12 starts...Had a season-high 8 strikeouts on Aug. 6 @ Vancouver.