Josh Lueke

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Josh Lueke MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2-5 6.16 87.2 75 1.56

Josh Lueke Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua William Lueke
  • Pronunciation: LOO-kee
  • Born: 12/5/1984 in Covington, KY
  • Draft: 2007, Texas Rangers, 16th rd. (500th overall)
  • College: Northern Kentucky
  • Debut: April 3, 2011
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 2 5 6.16 72 0 0 87.2 75 1.56

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Awards

Josh Lueke Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2010 Peo Javelinas AFL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Tacoma PCL

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Cd. Carmen MEX

Josh Lueke Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 7, 2016 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen released RHP Josh Lueke.
April 1, 2015 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen activated RHP Josh Lueke.
February 17, 2015 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen signed free agent RHP Josh Lueke.
November 3, 2014 RHP Josh Lueke elected free agency.
June 9, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent RHP Josh Lueke outright to Durham Bulls.
June 7, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays designated RHP Josh Lueke for assignment.
October 12, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays activated RHP Josh Lueke.
October 2, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays reassigned RHP Josh Lueke to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays recalled RHP Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
August 13, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
August 9, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
June 22, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
June 16, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
June 1, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
May 10, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
March 16, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
October 4, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
August 2, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
July 31, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
May 19, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
May 15, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
April 14, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
April 6, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Josh Lueke from Durham Bulls.
March 23, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Lueke to Durham Bulls.
November 27, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays traded C John Jaso to Seattle Mariners for RHP Josh Lueke.
July 21, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled Josh Lueke from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 25, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned Josh Lueke to Tacoma Rainiers.
November 19, 2010 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of RHP Josh Lueke from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 31, 2010 Josh Lueke assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
July 14, 2010 Josh Lueke assigned to West Tenn Diamond Jaxx from Seattle Mariners.
July 9, 2010 Seattle Mariners traded LHP Cliff Lee and RHP Mark Lowe to Texas Rangers for RHP Blake Beavan, RHP Josh Lueke, 1B Justin Smoak and 2B Matt Lawson.
May 21, 2010 RHP Josh Lueke assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Hickory Crawdads.
April 5, 2010 Josh Lueke assigned to Hickory Crawdads from Bakersfield Blaze.
October 2, 2009 Josh Lueke roster status changed by Bakersfield Blaze.
May 28, 2009 RHP Josh Lueke suspended.
April 29, 2009 Bakersfield Blaze signed free agent RHP Josh Lueke.
June 18, 2007 Texas Rangers signed Josh Lueke.

Joshua William Lueke Bio Info

Josh enjoys hunting, fishing and poker...he hunts and fishes often on a 900-acre plot of land in Kentucky, owned by a friend, and hopes to take a trip next offseason to Idaho, Wyoming or Montana...Majored in computer science in college...would be a computer programmer if he were not playing baseball.

2013

Split the season between the majors and Triple-A Durham…appeared in 19 games over four stints with the Rays, posting a 5.06 ERA (21.1-IP, 12-ER)…combining the majors and minors, worked 59 games and 78.2 IP, both career highs... Began the year with Durham and was recalled May 10…compiled a 3.72 ERA (9.2-IP, 4-ER) in 9 games during his first stint and was optioned June 1…had brief stints in June and August…returned to the majors on Aug 31 as rosters expanded and pitched in 5 games in September... Had a 1.86 ERA (9.2-IP, 2-ER) in 8 games at Tropicana Field…on the road, had a 7.71 ERA (11.2-IP, 10-ER) in 11 games…owns a career 3.73 ERA (31.1-IP, 13-ER) at home and 9.69 ERA (26-IP, 28-ER) on the road... In 40 games for Durham, maintained a 0.63 ERA (57.1-IP, 4-ER) and went 17-for-18 in save opps…tied for 5th in the International League in saves, but ranked 2nd on the team behind Kirby Yates (20)…opposing hitters batted only .196 avg. (41-for-209) with 1 HR…recorded 81 SO against only 15 BB... All but 5 of his 40 apps for Durham were scoreless…compiled a streak of 26.2 consecutive scoreless innings (and 16 straight scoreless apps) from April 26-July 12... Did not allow a single run in 18 road games (29.2-IP) for Durham.

2012

In 2012 made 3 appearances for the Rays over three stints…made his first Opening Day roster with RH Kyle Farnsworth on the disabled list…spent the remainder of the season with Durham... Made his Rays debut on April 7 vs. NYY, entering an 8-3 game in the 8th inning…surrendered 3 R/ER in 1.1 IP…optioned to Durham on April 14, recalled May 15 and optioned May 19…recalled July 31 and optioned Aug 2... Recorded 71 SO and 17 BB for Durham in 67.2 IP…beginning June 25, he totaled 42 SO and only 4 BB.

2011 Saw his first action in the major leagues...made the Mariners Opening Day roster and made 25 relief apps over two stints with Seattle...Was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on April 24... made 8 apps in his first stint, going 1-1 with 17.05 ERA (6.1-IP, 12-ER)...was recalled from Tacoma on July 21 and remained in the majors through season's end, compiling a 3.42 ERA (26.1-IP, 10-ER) in 17 apps with 21 SO and 7 BB...Tossed at least 2 innings in 7 of his final 10 apps, beginning Aug 16...posted a 2.12 ERA (17-IP, 4-ER) when tossing at least 2 innings... did not allow a run over his last 7.2 innings (4 games) and did not allow a run in 7 of his last 8 apps...Made his major league debut on April 3 at OAK...struck out the first batter he faced (Cliff Pennington) but totaled 0.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 SO...Recorded his first major league win April 11 vs. TOR with a perfect 9th inning in the Mariners 8-7 comeback win after trailing 7-0...Held opposing left-handed hitters to a .220 avg. (13-for-59) with 0 HR...righties hit .313 (21-for- 67) with 2 HR...Compiled a 3.72 ERA (19.1-IP, 8-ER) in 14 games at Safeco Field...on the road had a 9.45 ERA (13.1-IP, 14-ER) in 11 games...Pitched in 30 games for Tacoma, going 2-4 with a 2.76 ERA (42.1-IP, 13-ER)...went 11-for-13 in save opps...recorded 35 SO and 12 BB...was named to the Pacific Coast League midseason All-Star Team. 2010 Combined to go 5-2 with 17 saves and a 1.86 ERA (13 ER, 63.0 IP) in four stops during the season split between the Rangers and Mariners organizations. ... Ranked 7th among minor league relievers with 13.43 K/9.0 IP (94 SO, 63.0 IP). ... Started the season at Hickory (A), going 2-1, 10 saves, 0.46 ERA (1 ER, 19.2 IP) before being promoted to Frisco (AA). ... Made 15 appearances for Frisco in the Texas League (1-1, 2 SV, 3.86 ERA). ... Acquired by Seattle in a 6-player trade for Cliff Lee (lhp) and Mark Lowe (rhp) on July 9, 2010...reported to West Tenn (AA) in the Southern League. ... Went 1-0 with 3 saves and did not allow a run in 6 games (7.1 IP) for the Diamond Jaxx. ... Transferred to Tacoma (AAA) on July 31 ... went 1-0, 2.08 with 2 saves for the Rainiers. ... Made 3 postseason appearances (0-0, 2 SV, 0.00 ERA, 4.0 IP, 3 K). ... Recorded 32 strikeouts and walked only 5 in 24.2 innings at Double-A and Triple-A levels. ... Participated in the Major League Baseball Rookie Career Development Program.