J.R. Graham

J.R. Graham #67

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/195
  • Age: 27

J.R. Graham Spring Training Career Stats

0-2 4.01 33.2 17 1.54

J.R. Graham MLB Career Stats

1-1 5.10 65.1 55 1.50

J.R. Graham Bio

  • Full Name: Johnathan Ryan Graham
  • Born: 1/14/1990 in Livermore, CA
  • Draft: 2011, Atlanta Braves, 4th rd. (146th overall)
  • College: Santa Clara
  • Debut: 4/6/2015
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Spring Training Career Stats
0 2 4.01 27 0 3 33.2 17 1.54
MLB Career Stats 1 1 5.10 40 1 0 65.1 55 1.50
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee


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J.R. Graham Stats

*Since 2006

J.R. Graham Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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J.R. Graham Statcast Events


J.R. Graham News

J.R. Graham Fantasy News

May 14, 2016 at 5:41 PM ET

Twins trade Graham to Yanks for PTBN or cash

After designating reliever J.R. Graham for assignment on May 6, the Twins traded him to the Yankees for a player to be named later or cash on Saturday.

May 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM ET

Twins make flurry of roster moves

The Twins reinstated Ervin Santana from the disabled list Friday, pegging the right-hander to start Saturday for the first time since April 19.


J.R. Graham Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Atlanta NL

Baseball America Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Danville APP

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2012 Mississippi SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Mississippi SOU

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lynchburg CAR

J.R. Graham Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 14, 2017 New York Yankees invited non-roster RHP J.R. Graham to spring training.
September 26, 2016 New York Yankees sent J.R. Graham outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
September 2, 2016 RHP J.R. Graham assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
August 19, 2016 Trenton Thunder activated RHP J.R. Graham from the 7-day disabled list.
August 12, 2016 Trenton Thunder sent RHP J.R. Graham on a rehab assignment to Staten Island Yankees.
July 9, 2016 Trenton Thunder placed RHP J.R. Graham on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 7, 2016. Right arm fatigue.
May 14, 2016 Minnesota Twins traded RHP J.R. Graham to New York Yankees for Player To Be Named Later.
May 14, 2016 New York Yankees optioned RHP J.R. Graham to Trenton Thunder.
May 6, 2016 Minnesota Twins designated RHP J.R. Graham for assignment.
May 4, 2016 Minnesota Twins recalled RHP J.R. Graham from Rochester Red Wings.
March 23, 2016 Minnesota Twins optioned RHP J.R. Graham to Rochester Red Wings.
September 11, 2015 J.R. Graham roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
August 26, 2015 Minnesota Twins placed RHP J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list. Right elbow inflammation.
December 11, 2014 Minnesota Twins drafted RHP J.R. Graham.
July 19, 2014 Mississippi Braves activated RHP J.R. Graham from the 7-day disabled list.
June 30, 2014 Mississippi Braves placed RHP J.R. Graham on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 27, 2014. right triceps tendonitis
January 13, 2014 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster RHP J.R. Graham to spring training.
September 23, 2013 Mississippi Braves activated RHP J.R. Graham from the 7-day disabled list.
May 14, 2013 Mississippi Braves placed RHP J.R. Graham on the 7-day disabled list. Strained right shoulder.
January 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster RHP J.R. Graham to spring training.
July 17, 2012 RHP J.R. Graham assigned to Mississippi Braves from Lynchburg Hillcats.
March 29, 2012 J.R. Graham assigned to Lynchburg Hillcats from Danville Braves.
June 17, 2011 J.R. Graham assigned to GCL Braves from Atlanta Braves.
June 16, 2011 Atlanta Braves signed RHP J.R. Graham.

Johnathan Ryan Graham Bio Info

Johnathan Ryan Graham...2008 graduate of Livermore (CA) High School...attended Santa Clara University (CA) for three years from 2009-11, where he went 4-9, 4.83 ERA (123.0 IP, 66 ER) with 32 walks and 101 strikeouts in 65 games (5 starts)...was the highest player drafted from Santa Clara University (4th Round, 146th overall) since Randy Winn was selected by the Florida Marlins in 1995 (3rd round, 65th overall)... in 2011, his 0.68 walks-per-9.0 innings ranked him fourth nationally.


Made Twins Opening Day roster, the first of career....Made major league debut April 6 at Detroit, tossing 2.0 scoreless inning of relief with two hits allowed and one walk....Recorded first career strikeout April 11 at Chicago-AL, fanning Alexei Ramirez. AMade first career start June 6 vs. Milwaukee (filling rotation spot from postponement), allowing one run on six hits in 4.0 innings pitched....Earned first major league win August 25 at Tampa Bay, allowing one run in 0.2 inning of relief....Placed on 15-day disabled list August 26 with right shoulder inflammation; reinstated September 11...tied for eighth among AL rookies in games (34) at time of injury....Ranked sixth among AL rookie relievers in innings pitched (59.2) and eighth in baseball...ranked seventh among AL rookie relievers in strikeouts (50).


Spent second straight season with Double-A Mississippi (Atlanta)...Posted a 1.86 ERA (19.1 IP, 4 ER) in five April appearances...Allowed just two home runs all season, both coming in same game June 2 at Montgomery...Named Southern League midseason All-Star...Placed on 7-day disabled list June 27 with right triceps tendinitis; reinstated July 19...Made first 19 appearances as starter and final eight as reliever...Went 1-5, 5.26 ERA (63.1 IP, 37 ER) in 19 starts and 0-0, 7.88 ERA (8.0 IP, 7 ER) in eight relief appearances...Selected by the Twins in the major league phase of the Rule 5 Draft December 11...Named 20th best prospect in Twins system by Baseball America entering 2015.


In his third professional season, was limited to just eight starts with Double-A Mississippi, going 1-3 with a 4.04 ERA, after suffering a right shoulder strain in May...His final start of the season came on 5/13 vs. Huntsville when he completed 2.0 innings before being shut down for the remainder of the season...Tossed 7.0 scoreless frames while allowing just four hits in his only win of the season on 4/21 at Mobile...His highest strikeout total was seven, coming on 4/16 vs. Jackson. He allowed just one earned run through 6.0 innings, but took a no decision in the M-Braves 2-1 win...Enters the 2014 season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' No. 3 prospect.


Named by Baseball America as the Braves' second-best prospect entering the 2013 season...Was named the Braves' Minor League Pitcher of the Year...Made 26 starts between Lynchburg and Mississippi, going 12-2 with an organizational-best 2.80 ERA...His 12 wins tied for second most among Braves farmhands...Named a Carolina League mid-season All-Star after going 8-1 with a 2.53 ERA during the first half...Pitched a career-high 8.0 innings on 5/6 vs. Myrtle Beach, allowing just one run on six hits...Garnered Southern League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of 8/20-26, going 2-0 while allowing just four hits and no runs over 12.0 innings...Held right-handed hitters to a .197 (63-for-320) average, compared to .273 (60-for-220) vs. lefties...Pitched 5.0 innings or more in 23 of his 26 starts.


Entered 2012 rated as the 13th-best prospect in the Braves organization according to Baseball America...Selected as the organization's Pitcher of the Year for Danville after going 5-2 with a 1.72 ERA (11 ER/57.2 IP) for the D-Braves...His 1.72 ERA led the Appalachian League and was the best amongst Braves farmhands...Put together a four-game winning streak that spanned his final six starts of the season in which he posted a 1.26 ERA (5 ER/35.2 IP) along the way...Selected to the Baseball America Rookie All-Star team.