Aaron Crow

Aaron Crow

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /195
  • Age: 31

Aaron Crow MLB Career Stats

254 20-11 3.43 233.2 208 1.32

Aaron Crow Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron James Crow
  • Born: 11/10/1986 in Topeka, KS
  • Draft: 2009, Kansas City Royals, 1st rd. (12th overall)
  • College: Missouri
  • Debut: 3/31/2011
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MLB Career Stats 20 11 3.43 254 0 6 233.2 208 1.32
  • Status: Reserve List (Minors)

Aaron Crow - Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
- - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - - - 88.4
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
- - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - - - 88.4


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Aaron Crow Stats

*Since 2006

Aaron Crow Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Aaron Crow Statcast Events


Aaron Crow Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Kansas City AL

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
09/06/2010 Wilmington CAR

Aaron Crow Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2012 73 7th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2012 19 15th in AL
2013 19 18th in AL

Aaron Crow Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 26, 2018 Pericos de Puebla placed RHP Aaron Crow on the reserve list.
July 3, 2018 Acereros del Norte released RHP Aaron Crow.
July 3, 2018 RHP Aaron Crow assigned to Pericos de Puebla.
July 3, 2018 Acereros del Norte placed RHP Aaron Crow on the reserve list.
May 1, 2018 Acereros del Norte signed free agent RHP Aaron Crow.
November 7, 2016 RHP Aaron Crow elected free agency.
September 7, 2016 Iowa Cubs activated RHP Aaron Crow from the 7-day disabled list.
June 20, 2016 Iowa Cubs sent RHP Aaron Crow on a rehab assignment to AZL Cubs.
April 7, 2016 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Aaron Crow on the 7-day disabled list.
February 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Aaron Crow to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 19, 2016 RHP Aaron Crow assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 2, 2015 RHP Aaron Crow elected free agency.
November 4, 2015 Miami Marlins activated RHP Aaron Crow from the 60-day disabled list.
April 13, 2015 Miami Marlins transferred RHP Aaron Crow from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right elbow sprain
April 5, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP Aaron Crow on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 29, 2015. Right elbow sprain
November 28, 2014 Kansas City Royals traded RHP Aaron Crow to Miami Marlins for LHP Brian Flynn and RHP Reid Redman.
October 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated RHP Aaron Crow.
September 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals reassigned RHP Aaron Crow to the minor leagues.
September 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled RHP Aaron Crow from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
August 27, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Aaron Crow to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
October 13, 2010 Aaron Crow roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
July 31, 2010 Aaron Crow assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
March 17, 2010 Kansas City Royals optioned Aaron Crow to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
October 19, 2009 Aaron Crow roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
September 18, 2009 Kansas City Royals signed RHP Aaron Crow.

Aaron James Crow Bio Info

Aaron James Crow...attended Washburn Rural High School and was an all-state selection as a senior. Pitched at University of Missouri where he was Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and a Golden Spikes Award finalist in 2008 after going 13-0 with a 2.35 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 15 starts...also named to Louisville Slugger All-America First Team and a semi-finalist for the Dick Howser Trophy and Roger Clemens Award...inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame at the University of Missouri in February, 2014...pitched in 2008 and 2009 for the Fort Worth Cats of the independent American Association.


Posted 6-1 record and 4.12 ERA (59.0 IP/27 ER) in 67 appearances with one of American League's most potent bullpens in Kansas City...In 43 games prior to All-Star Break, went 5-1 with one save (three opportunities) and a 2.75 ERA (39.1/12). Following break, went 2-0 with two saves (three opps) and 6.86 ERA (19.2/15) in 19 appearances...Second-half struggles saw demotion to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on August 27. In two outings with Naturals, went 1-0 with 3.00 ERA (3.00/1), earning win in first appearance, Aug. 28 at Tulsa. Recalled by KC on September 2...Didn't allow earned run over first 19 appearances with Royals, spanning 17.0 innings...Allowed three earned runs in each of next two outings: May 18 vs. Baltimore (0.1 IP) and May 20 vs. White Sox (0.1 IP)...Took loss on April 13 at Minnesota, surrendering two unearned runs. Finished out season in midst of career-best six-game winning streak...Tossed season-high 2.0 innings on May 24 at Angels. Only five of 67 appearances spanned more than 1.0 inning...Of 67 appearances, 51 were scoreless...Performed markedly better on road, posting 2.53 ERA (32.0/9) and .212 average against compared to a 6.00 ERA (27.0/18) and .269 average at home.


Aaron completed his third full season in the KC bullpen...recorded 19 holds, tying his career high from 2012. Finished tied for second among A.L. relievers with seven wins, collecting all of them between June 1 and July 28. Posted five wins in June, becoming the third Royals reliever to win five games in a calendar month...tied the overall club record for June victories. Held opponents to a 1.54 ERA over 23.1 innings from June 1 to August 13 (4 ER). Allowed 22-of-57 first hitters to reach (38.6%)...entered the year with a career 25.4% mark in first-batter situations.

2012 Aaron followed up his strong rookie campaign with a good sophomore season...tied with Kelvin Herrera for the team lead with 19 holds...Crow cut his walk ratio from 4.5 per 9.0 innings in his rookie year (31 in 62.0 IP) to 3.06 in 2012 (22 walks in 64.2 IP)...Held left-handed hitters to a .188 (16-for-85) average with just 2 doubles and 2 home runs...Pitched a scoreless seventh inning on April 10 at Oakland and then earned his first career save after the game was called in the eighth due to rain. 2011 Aaron spent his entire rookie season with the Royals, making 57 relief appearances and posting a 2.76 ERA...Earned his first Major League win on April 2 vs. Los Angeles...Tied a Royals record opening his career with 13 consecutive scoreless outings (15.1 IP), equaling former pitching coach Bob McClure (1975-76)...also retired the first batter in each of the 13 outings...Crow and McClure are two of 12 Major League pitchers since 1919 to not allow a run in his first 13 big league appearances (research by Tom Orf)...Named Royals Pitcher of the Month for April in his first month in the big leagues, going 2-0 and tossing 12.1 scoreless innings...His 0.76 ERA (2 earned runs in 23.2 innings) over his first 20 career appearances was the best-ever in club history...Crow represented the Royals at the All-Star Game in Phoenix, but did not play...he was the fourth rookie in franchise history to make an All-Star team and the first in MLB from the 2009 draft class to reach the Mid-Summer Classic...Struggled some following the break, recording a 4.34 ERA in 21 appearances with a .313 BAA...had a 2.08 ERA at the break with a .197 opponent batting average. 2010 Struggled in his first professional campaign, opening the season at NW Arkansas (AA) before making 7 starts for Wilmington (A Advanced). 2009 Did not appear in a minor league game after signing with the Royals on September 17...Pitched in the instructional league in Surprise (Ariz.) and then joined the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League, making four starts and compiling a 0-2 record with a 5.87 ERA...tossed 4.0 scoreless innings in his fi nal start on November 14 vs. Scottsdale, allowing 1 hit, striking out 4 and issuing no walks...Entering 2010, was rated by Baseball America as having the Best Fastball and Best Slider in the Royals system... also was listed as MLB.com's 41st-best prospect in baseball.