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Scott Feldman

Scott Feldman

(MLB.com)

Scott Feldman

Cincinnati Reds (MLB)
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Full Name Scott Wynne Feldman
Date of Birth 02/07/1983
Age34
BirthplaceKailua, HI
Religion Jewish
Height 6'7
Weight 230
Bats/Throws L/R
College College of San Mateo
Drafted Rangers
(06/02/2003)
Draft Round30
Overall Pick886
MLB Debut 08/31/2005
Salary, 2017 $10-million

Career highlights (through 2015)

  • Selected by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 2003 draft (886th overall)
  • Struck out 2 of the 3 batters he faced in his MLB debut, with the Texas Rangers (2005)
  • Tied major-league record for most road victories in a season, with 12 (2009)
  • Suspended 6 games for a fight with Los Angeles Angels second baseman Adam Kennedy (2006)

Career bests, by statistic (full seasons)

  • ERA: 3.74 (2014)
  • Wins: 17 (2009)
  • Quality starts: 20 (2014)
  • Holds: 7 (2006) — Fangraphs
  • Strikeouts: 113 (2009)
  • K/9 innings: 7.0 (2012)
  • K/BB ratio: 3.00 (2006, 2012)
  • BB/9 innings: 2.8 (2011)
  • Opponent AVG: .216 (2011) — ESPN.com
  • Opponent OBP: .287 (2011) — ESPN.com

2015 highlights

  • Struck out 10 batters in 6.2 innings (5/16/2015)

2014 highlights

  • Recorded career-best 3.74 ERA
  • Of 29 games started, 20 were quality starts, meaning he completed at least six innings while allowing no more than 3 earned runs
  • Earned the second complete-game shutout of his career, a three-hitter over his former Texas Rangers teammates (8/30/2014)
  • Pitched in same game as teammate Josh Zeid four times (6/18, 6/24, 7/5, and 7/24)
  • Had 18 putouts, tied for fourth in the A.L.

2013 highlights

  • Of 30 games started, 17 were quality starts
  • Held hitters to a career-best 3.86 ERA
  • Held opposing teams to a .234 batting average, second-lowest figure of his career
  • Led the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox in a complete-game shutout, the first shutout of his career (9/6/2013)
  • Struck out a career-best 12 batters in the first complete game of his career, the Chicago Cubs’ 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres (5/1/2013)

2012 highlights

  • Hit career high in strikeouts per nine innings, and matched career high in walks vs. strikeouts
  • Gave up fewest walks per nine innings (2.3) since 2006, when he yielded 2.2
  • Was traded to Chicago Cubs after season ended

2011 highlights

  • Didn’t play until 7/22/2011 due to off-season surgery on his right knee
  • In two starts and nine relief outings, went 2-1 with a 3.94 ERA
  • Shut out the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on 8/30/2011, scattering two hits and one walk across 6 innings while striking out four batters

2010 highlights

  • Was Texas Rangers’ opening-day starter in home game against Toronto Blue Jays. He gave up 5 hits, 3 earned runs,  no walks, and struck out three in a 5-4 victory

2009 highlights

  • Began the year in the Texas Rangers’ bullpen before becoming a starter
  • Went 5-and-0 in August with a 2.89 ERA
  • Had a won-loss record of 17-and-8, versus 6-and-8 in 2008
  • 2nd in road wins, AL (12)
  • 4th in overall wins, AL (17)
  • 6th in won-loss record, AL (.680)
  • 7th in home runs allowed per nine innings, AL (0.854)
  • Texas Rangers Pitcher of the Year

On being Jewish

  • Jewish Major Leaguers’ Pitcher of the Year (Jewish Daily Forward; 12-30-09)
  • In 2009, Feldman won more games (17) than any Jewish pitcher had since 1980, when Steve Stone of the Baltimore Orioles went 25-and-7

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