Paul Blackburn

Paul Blackburn #58

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /195
  • Age: 23

Paul Blackburn 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10 3-1 3.22 58.2 22 1.26

Paul Blackburn MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10 3-1 3.22 58.2 22 1.26

Paul Blackburn Bio

  • Full Name: Paul Blackburn
  • Nickname: Blackie
  • Born: 12/4/1993 in Antioch, CA
  • Draft: 2012, Chicago Cubs, 1st rd. (56th overall)
  • High School: Heritage, Brentwood, CA
  • Debut: 7/1/2017
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 3 1 3.22 10 10 0 58.2 22 1.26
MLB Career Stats 3 1 3.22 10 10 0 58.2 22 1.26
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

Paul Blackburn Two-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)
2017 Athletics AL 481 Two-seam FB 90.07 90.05 2,103.82 6.14 86.99
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.45 92.01 2,164.32 6.1 87.35
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)
2017 Athletics AL 481 Two-seam FB 90.07 90.05 2,103.82 6.14 86.99
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.45 92.01 2,164.32 6.1 87.35

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Fantasy

Paul Blackburn 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 1 4.70 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.2 9 5 4 1 0 3 0 4 1.57
Cumulative
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3 2 3.39 11 11 0 0 0 0 66.1 67 27 25 6 1 19 0 26 1.30
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 1 4.70 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.2 9 5 4 1 0 3 0 4 1.57
Cumulative
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3 2 3.39 11 11 0 0 0 0 66.1 67 27 25 6 1 19 0 26 1.30

Paul Blackburn News

Paul Blackburn Fantasy News

September 2, 2017 at 1:57 AM ET

Blackburn likely out for remainder of season

A's right-hander Paul Blackburn is not expected to pitch again this season, after a visit with a hand specialist revealed a deep bone bruise in his pitching hand.

August 27, 2017 at 6:15 PM ET

Blackburn to miss more than minimum DL time

The A's will have to wait longer than the minimum 10 days on the disabled list to get rookie Paul Blackburn back into the starting rotation.

Awards

Paul Blackburn Awards

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2017 Nashville PCL

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/24/2016 Tennessee SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Tennessee SOU

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Kane County MID

NWL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/24/2013 Boise NOR

Paul Blackburn Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 5, 2017 Oakland Athletics transferred RHP Paul Blackburn from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right hand contusion.
August 25, 2017 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Paul Blackburn on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to August 23, 2017. Right hand contusion.
July 1, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled RHP Paul Blackburn from Nashville Sounds.
March 13, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Paul Blackburn to Nashville Sounds.
November 18, 2016 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Paul Blackburn from Nashville Sounds.
November 14, 2016 RHP Paul Blackburn assigned to Nashville Sounds.
November 12, 2016 Oakland Athletics traded 1B Danny Valencia to Seattle Mariners for RHP Paul Blackburn.
July 21, 2016 Paul Blackburn assigned to Jackson Generals.
July 20, 2016 Seattle Mariners traded RHP Jordan Pries and LHP Mike Montgomery to Chicago Cubs for 1B Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn.
April 4, 2016 RHP Paul Blackburn assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
September 25, 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans activated RHP Paul Blackburn from the 7-day disabled list.
September 2, 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed RHP Paul Blackburn on the 7-day disabled list.
July 13, 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans activated RHP Paul Blackburn from the 7-day disabled list.
June 15, 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed RHP Paul Blackburn on the 7-day disabled list.
April 6, 2015 RHP Paul Blackburn assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from South Bend Cubs.
August 6, 2014 Paul Blackburn assigned to Kane County Cougars from Cubs Extended Spring Training.
July 29, 2014 RHP Paul Blackburn assigned to Cubs Extended Spring Training from Kane County Cougars.
June 11, 2013 RHP Paul Blackburn assigned to Boise Hawks from AZL Cubs.
June 20, 2012 Paul Blackburn assigned to AZL Cubs from Chicago Cubs.
June 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs signed RHP Paul Blackburn.

Paul Blackburn Bio Info

Paul Blackburn was originally signed by Cubs scout Scott Fairbanks…graduated from Heritage High School in Brentwood, Calif…went 8-3 with a 1.27 ERA as a senior and tossed his first career no-hitter against Deer Valley.

2016

Began the season at Double-A Tennessee in the Chicago Cubs organization and was 6-4 with a 3.17 ERA in 18 starts when he was traded to the Seattle Mariners organization July 20…was assigned to Double-A Jackson and went 3-1 with a 3.54 ERA in eight games (seven starts) with the Generals…combined for a 9-5 record and a 3.28 ERA in 26 games (25 starts) overall…surrendered just eight home runs in 143.0 innings, an average of 0.50 per nine innings…ranked fourth in the Southern League in fewest walks per nine innings (2.12), tied for fourth in games started, sixth in ERA and innings pitched and tied for eighth in wins…tied for the lead among SL pitchers with 40 total chances…was named to the SL Midseason All-Star Game after going 4-2 with a 2.53 ERA in 14 starts before the All-Star Break…went 5-3 with a 4.18 ERA in 13 games (12 starts) after the break…allowed a .256 opponents batting average, including .252 (69-for-274) against right-handed pitchers compared to .259 (69-for-266) against left-handers…opponents hit .217 with runners in scoring position…combined for a 3-2 record and a 4.50 ERA in 14 games (13 starts) in his home ballparks…was 6-3 with a 2.16 ERA in 12 starts on the road…went 1-for- 15 (.067) with two strikeouts as a hitter with Jackson.