J.R. Graham

J.R. Graham #62

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/210
  • Age: 25


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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J.R. Graham Stats

1-1 4.95 63.2 53 1.48

J.R. Graham MLB Career Stats

1-1 4.95 63.2 53 1.48

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: April 6, 2015
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2015 Stats 1 1 4.95 39 1 0 63.2 53 1.48
MLB Career Stats 1 1 4.95 39 1 0 63.2 53 1.48
  • Status: Active

J.R. Graham Four-seam FB 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 Twins AL 613 Four-seam FB 95.46 94.70 2074.00 6.05 92.21
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.88 92.52 2212.00 6.16 89.92


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September 6, 2015 at 6:38 PM ET

Graham close to rejoining Twins' bullpen

While injured pitchers Glen Perkins, Phil Hughes and Ricky Nolasco are continuing to rehab back at Target Field in Minnesota, right-hander J.R. Graham is on the road trip and is expected to be activated before the Twins' series against the White Sox gets underway Friday.

August 26, 2015 at 5:25 PM ET

Boyer returns from 15-day DL

The Twins reinstated right-hander Blaine Boyer from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday and placed right-hander J.R. Graham on the 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation.


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
September 11, 2015 Minnesota Twins activated RHP J.R. Graham from the 15-day disabled list.
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

Resides in Livermore, CA...Attended Livermore High School and Santa Clara University (CA)...Was the highest player drafted from Santa Clara University since Randy Winn was selected by the Florida Marlins in 1995 (3rd round, 65th overall)...In 2011, his 0.68 walks per nine innings ranked him fourth nationally...Was originally drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 46th round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign...Signed by Tim Moore.


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.