MLB

Mike Venafro # - P

  • Age: 41
  • DOB: 1973/08/02
  • POB: Takoma Park, MD
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 180lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Texas in 1995 (29th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1995New York-Penn League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/11/03Opted for minor league free agency.
2007/05/17Acquired from the Minnesota Twins.
2007/03/27Assigned by the Minnesota Twins to their minor league camp.
2006/12/08Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2006/10/12Outrighted to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/09/07Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/07/17Released by the Cincinnati Reds.
2006/04/14Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2006/03/16Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2005/10/28Opted for minor league free agency.
2005/04/02Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2005/01/25Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2004/10/27Opted for minor league free agency.
2004/09/03Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2004/08/24Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2004/08/15Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).
2004/03/13Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2003/11/06Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2003/07/03Assigned to New Orleans (AAA).
2003/07/03Signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2003/06/30Released by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2003/06/26Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2003/03/28Signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2003/03/26Released by the Atlanta Braves.
2003/01/13Signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2002/12/20Oakland Athletics declined to tender a contract.
2002/10/01Did not make the Oakland Athletics playoff roster.
2002/09/04Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2002/07/29Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2002/01/18Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2002/01/14Acquired from the Texas Rangers.

Trades

2007/08/14Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2007/05/17Minnesota Twins traded Mike Venafro to the Toronto Blue Jays for cash.
2006/12/08Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2006/07/21Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2006/04/14Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2006/03/01Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2004/08/11Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2003/11/06Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2003/07/03Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2003/03/28Signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
2003/01/13Signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Braves.
2002/01/14Texas Rangers traded Carlos Pena and Mike Venafro to the Oakland Athletics for Gerald Laird, Mario Ramos, Ryan Ludwick and Jason Hart.
1995/06/01Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 29th round in 1995.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2007RochesterAAA1201020011.213770751.715.40
2007SyracuseAAA3100100032.135111027181.302.78
2007MemphisAAA80010006.113990653.0012.79
2006ColoradoNL70100003.23110321.632.45
2006Colorado SpringsAAA2003100016.1104415100.922.20
2006LouisvilleAAA3600020022.0196608181.232.45
2005Las VegasAAA5300110044.2603834435242.136.85
2004LA DodgersNL170000009.011541361.564.00
2004Las VegasAAA50011006.18550241.587.11
2004OmahaAAA3502420057.2703028819411.544.37
2004Total Oma/LVAAA4002530064.0783533821451.554.64
2003Tampa BayAL2401000019.02410101391.424.74
2003New OrleansAAA2302100028.035111105111.433.54
2002OaklandAL4702200037.0452219514161.594.62
2002SacramentoAAA800100010.1128821141.266.97
2001TexasAL7005540060.0543532228291.374.80
2000TexasAL7703110056.1642724221321.513.83
1999TexasAL6503200068.1632925422371.243.29
1999OklahomaAAA600010011.216772071.375.40
1998OklahomaAAA1300000017.0191212310151.716.35
1998TulsaAA46034140052.1422118526451.303.10
1997TulsaAA1100110015.213126112131.603.45
1997CharlotteA35042100044.2511717221351.613.43
1996Charleston-SCA50013190059.0572723021621.323.51
1995Hudson ValleyA3209120050.2371312021321.142.13
TotalMLB30701510500253.126412911515941311.414.09
TotalNL2401000012.214651681.583.55
TotalAL28301410500240.225012311014881231.404.11
TotalAAA2500811900264.1310148141221051721.574.80
TotalAA57035150068.0553324638581.373.18
TotalA11701463100154.114557522631291.353.03

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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