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Elmer Dessens # - P

  • Age: 43
  • DOB: 1971/01/13
  • POB: Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 14
  • Signed by Pittsburgh in 1993.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1995Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1995Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2010/05/21Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2010/04/03Released by the New York Mets.
2009/12/18Re-signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2009/11/10Filed for free agency.
2009/08/06Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2009/07/30Designated for assignment by the New York Mets.
2009/06/22Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2009/03/31Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2009/02/05Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2008/08/29Added to the Atlanta Braves 40-man roster.
2008/08/27Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2008/03/25Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2008/01/07Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2007/10/30Filed for free agency.
2007/09/10Hamstring, day-to-day.
2007/08/15Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2007/08/11Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2007/08/08Released by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2007/08/04Designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2007/08/01Missed 65 games (shoulder strain).
2007/05/24Shoulder strain, 15-day DL.
2007/03/26Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2006/10/04Did not make the Los Angeles Dodgers playoff roster.
2006/08/18Missed 9 games (ankle injury).
2006/08/08Ankle injury, 15-day DL.
2006/07/25Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2005/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a two-year contract.
2005/11/03Filed for free agency.
2005/06/15Missed 50 games (shoulder injury).
2005/04/24Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2005/04/20Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2004/12/07Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a one-year contract.
2004/10/15Los Angeles Dodgers declined their contract option for next season.
2004/08/19Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2003/01/09Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a two-year contract.
2002/12/15Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds.
2002/08/27Missed 22 games (strained right groin).
2002/08/06Strained right groin, 15-day DL.
2002/08/04Groin, day-to-day.
2002/01/07Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.

Trades

2009/02/05Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2008/08/27Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2008/01/07Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2007/08/11Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2007/03/26Milwaukee Brewers traded Brady Clark and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Elmer Dessens.
2006/07/25Kansas City Royals traded Elmer Dessens to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Odalis Perez, Blake Johnson, Julio Pimentel and cash.
2005/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2004/08/19Arizona Diamondbacks traded Elmer Dessens and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jereme Milons.
2002/12/15In a four-way deal: Arizona Diamondbacks traded Erubiel Durazo to the Oakland Athletics. Cincinnati Reds traded Elmer Dessens and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Toronto Blue Jays traded Felipe Lopez to the Cincinnati Reds. Oakland Athletics traded a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays.
1999/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
1993/01/27Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1993.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2010NY MetsNL5304200047.0411412416161.212.30
2010BuffaloAAA1305060017.0204403181.352.12
2009NY MetsNL2800000032.2241212510141.043.31
2009BuffaloAAA27032110035.0269929281.002.31
2008AtlantaNL40010004.01010101423.5022.50
2007ColoradoNL551100019.021161639101.587.58
2007MilwaukeeNL1201100015.024161133121.806.60
2007Total Mil/ColNL1752200034.0453227612221.687.15
2007Colorado SpringsAAA10100003.01000110.670.00
2007NashvilleAAA331000011.272200100.601.54
2006LA DodgersNL1900100023.023121249161.394.70
2006Kansas CityAL4305720054.0633127413361.414.50
2006Total KC/LAMLB6205820077.0864339822521.404.56
2006Las VegasAAA10010000.22211104.4813.50
2005LA DodgersNL2871200065.2633026619371.253.56
2005Las VegasAAA33000008.06331261.003.38
2004LA DodgersNL1211000019.2167748181.223.20
2004ArizonaNL3891620085.110754451123551.524.75
2004Total Ari/LANL501026200105.012361521531731.474.46
2003ArizonaNL343088000175.22121079922571131.535.07
2002CincinnatiNL303078000178.017370602449931.253.03
2001CincinnatiNL34341014011205.022110310232561281.354.48
2000CincinnatiNL4016115110147.117073701043851.454.28
2000LouisvilleAAA442000022.22410817141.373.18
1999YomiuriJPN600100016.12477-461.713.86
1998PittsburghNL4352600074.29050471025431.545.66
1998NashvilleAAA653100030.032121126131.273.30
1997PittsburghNL30000003.12000020.600.00
1997M.C. Red DevilsMex2625165031159.11567363151611.303.56
1996PittsburghNL1530200025.040232324131.768.28
1996CalgaryAAA662200034.1401412515151.603.15
1996CarolinaAA510100011.215871471.635.40
1996M.C. Red DevilsMex777001050.044127110171.081.26
1995CarolinaAA2727158010152.017062421021681.262.49
1994M.C. Red DevilsMex3715114341127.21213729532511.202.04
1993M.C. Red DevilsMex1403120030.2318825161.172.35
TotalMLB44114052645211174.113006285791453486931.404.44
TotalAL4305720054.0633127413361.414.50
TotalNL39814047573211120.112375975521413356571.404.43
TotalAAA64211761700162.1158565012441051.242.77
TotalAA3228159010163.218570491125751.282.69
TotalJPL600100016.12477-461.713.86
TotalMex84473710582367.23521301079981451.222.62

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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