MLB

Russ Springer # - P

  • Age: 45
  • DOB: 1968/11/07
  • POB: Alexandria, LA
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 18
  • Drafted by NY Yankees in 1989 (7th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/01/30Announced his retirement.
2010/11/02Missed the last 56 regular season games (strained left hip flexor).
2010/08/31Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained left hip flexor).
2010/08/07Strained left hip flexor, early September.
2010/08/06Strained left hip flexor, day-to-day.
2010/08/01Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2010/07/15Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2009/11/06Filed for free agency.
2009/08/08Claimed off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
2009/01/29Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2008/10/30Filed for free agency.
2008/04/21Missed 19 games (right elbow injury).
2008/04/05Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2007/10/10Re-signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a one-year contract.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals to a one-year contract.
2006/05/19Suspended by the MLB for 4 games.
2005/12/02Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2005/11/11Filed for free agency.
2005/04/02Contract purchased from Round Rock (AAA).
2004/12/07Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2004/11/01Filed for free agency.
2004/08/26Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2004/02/11Announced his retirement.
2003/10/30Filed for free agency.
2003/08/30Missed 108 games (strained right elbow).
2003/05/02Strained right elbow, 15-day DL.
2003/03/28Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA).
2002/12/20Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2001/11/04Missed 134 games (right shoulder injury).
2001/10/09Did not make the Arizona Diamondbacks playoff roster (injured).
2001/05/23Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL.

Trades

2010/07/15Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2009/08/08Claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Rays from the Oakland Athletics.
2009/01/29Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2004/06/18Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2002/12/20Signed as a minor-league free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals.
1999/12/03Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
1998/06/23Arizona Diamondbacks traded Russ Springer to the Atlanta Braves for Alan Embree.
1997/11/18Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the third round (61st pick overall) of the expansion draft.
1996/12/30Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
1995/08/09California Angels traded Kevin Flora and a player to be named later (Russ Springer) to the Philadelphia Philles for Dave Gallagher.
1992/12/06New York Yankees traded J.T. Snow, Russ Springer and Jerry Nielsen to the California Angels for Jim Abbott.
1989/06/05Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 7th round in 1989.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2010CincinnatiNL20000001.22110011.205.40
2010LouisvilleAAA70000006.12000250.630.00
2009Tampa BayAL2601310015.1167743111.244.11
2009OaklandAL4800100041.2522019514471.584.10
2009Total Oak/TBAL7401410057.0682726917581.494.11
2008St. LouisNL7002100050.1391413418451.132.32
2007St. LouisNL7608100066.0411816319660.912.18
2006HoustonNL7201100059.24623231016461.043.47
2005HoustonNL6204400059.0493431921541.194.73
2004HoustonNL1600100013.215441691.542.63
2004New OrleansAAA2601260031.0311312314331.453.48
2003St. LouisNL1701100017.119161686111.448.31
2003MemphisAAA70000006.12111450.951.42
2002Did not play-----------------
2001ArizonaNL1800010017.220161454121.367.13
2001TucsonAAA73000007.17441361.364.91
2000ArizonaNL5202400062.06336351134591.565.08
1999AtlantaNL4902110047.1312018522491.123.42
1999RichmondAAA1101020015.1922-1130.651.17
1998AtlantaNL2201100020.022109016191.904.05
1998ArizonaNL2604300032.2291615414371.324.13
1998Total Ari/AtlNL4805400052.2512624430561.544.10
1997HoustonNL5403330055.1482826427741.364.23
1997JacksonAA10000001.02110022.009.00
1996PhiladelphiaNL51731000096.210660501238941.494.66
1995PhiladelphiaNL1400000026.2221111510321.203.71
1995CaliforniaAL1961210051.26037351125381.656.10
1995Total Cal/PhiMLB3361210078.18248461635701.495.29
1995VancouverAAA662000034.0241613323231.383.44
1994CaliforniaAL1852220045.2532828914281.475.52
1994VancouverAAA12127404083.0773528719581.163.04
1993CaliforniaAL1491601060.07348481132311.757.20
1993VancouverAAA1195401059.0583728533401.544.27
1992NY YankeesAL1400000016.0181111010121.756.19
1992ColumbusAAA202085010123.28946371154951.162.69
1991AlbanyAA221000015.094306161.001.80
1991Fort LauderdaleA252559020152.111868599621381.183.49
1990GreenvilleA10102300056.1513322331511.463.51
1990GCL YankeesR440200015.0106204170.931.20
1989GCL YankeesR663000024.01484010341.001.50
TotalMLB740273645910856.18244584301213497751.374.52
TotalAL13920514410230.127215114840981671.615.78
TotalNL60173131500626.0552307282812516081.284.05
TotalAAA107502415860366.0299154125311532781.233.07
TotalAA321000016.0115406181.062.25
TotalA3535712020208.21691018112931891.263.49
TotalR10103200039.024146014510.971.38

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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