MLB

Scott Kazmir #26 - SP

Oakland

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1984/01/24
  • POB: Houston, TX
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 185lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by NY Mets in 2002 (1st round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Kazmir is cold (0-2, 27.02 in last 4.1IP).
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date2727147010159.1140636014421321.143.39
On Pace3232178010190.016775711750157-3.39

Scouting Report

AssetsBoasts heat that can top out at around 97 m.p.h, and also has a great slider and emerging changeup. Can rack up strikeouts, especially against lefty bats.
FlawsStill has work to do on his command and endurance. His smallish frame is a concern, because he has already endured plenty of injury issues.
Career potentialInconsistent, yet talented left-hander.

Honours and Awards

2008Named to the All-Star Game
2006Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/12/02Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics to a two-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/04/20Missed 13 games (ribcage injury).
2013/04/04Ribcage injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 2nd, 2013).
2013/04/02Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2012/12/21Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2011/06/15Released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2011/04/09Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 4th, 2011).
2010/08/07Missed 16 games (left shoulder injury).
2010/07/18Left shoulder injury, early September.
2010/04/15Missed 9 games (strained right hamstring).
2010/04/03Strained right hamstring, early September (retroactive to March 31st, 2010).
2009/08/28Acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays.
2009/06/26Missed 33 games (quadriceps injury).
2009/05/22Quadriceps injury, early September.
2008/07/19Rest, day-to-day.
2008/05/14Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a three-year contract extension.
2008/05/04Missed 30 games (strained left elbow).
2008/03/25Strained left elbow, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 21st, 2008).
2008/01/18Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2007/03/01Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2006/10/02Missed the last 36 regular season games (shoulder injury).
2006/08/26Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2006/08/08Missed 14 games (shoulder injury).
2006/07/30Shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 24th, 2006).
2005/01/26Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2004/08/22Recalled from Montgomery (AA).
2004/07/30Acquired from the New York Mets.
2004/02/05Invited to spring training by the New York Mets.
2002/08/02Signed by the New York Mets.

Trades

2013/12/02Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics.
2012/12/21Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2009/08/28Tampa Bay Rays traded Scott Kazmir to the Los Angeles Angels for Alexander Torres, Matthew Sweeney and Sean Rodriguez.
2004/07/30Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato to the New York Mets for Scott Kazmir and Jose Diaz.
2002/06/05Drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (15th overall) in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014OaklandAL2727147010159.1140636014421321.143.39
2013ClevelandAL2929109000158.0162767119471621.324.04
2013ColumbusAAA11100005.05100051.000.00
2012Sugar LandInd----------------
2011LA AngelsAL11000001.25551204.1927.00
2011Salt LakeAAA550500015.1223029020142.7417.02
2010LA AngelsAL2828915000150.0158103992579931.585.94
2010Rancho CucamongaA11000006.18330061.264.26
2009LA AngelsAL662200036.12887110261.051.73
2009Tampa BayAL202087000111.012177731550911.545.92
2009Total TB/AnaAL2626109000147.1149858016601171.424.89
2009DurhamAAA11100006.05110050.831.50
2009CharlotteA11000004.23000150.860.00
2008Tampa BayAL2727128000152.1123615923701661.273.49
2008DurhamAAA11000005.03111130.801.80
2008Vero BeachA22010007.28542071.044.70
2007Tampa BayAL3434139000206.2196918018892391.383.48
2006Tampa BayAL2424108011144.2132595215521631.273.24
2005Tampa BayAL3232109000186.01729078121001741.463.77
2004Tampa BayAL872300033.1332221421411.625.67
2004MontgomeryAA441200025.01474011241.001.44
2004BinghamtonAA442100026.0166509290.961.73
2004St. LucieA11111200050.0492019322511.423.42
2003Capital CityA18184400076.15026206281051.022.36
2003St. LucieA771200033.0291512016401.363.27
2002BrooklynA550100018.052107340.670.50
TotalAL23623590770211339.1127065560514756212871.374.07
TotalAAA882500031.1353331121271.798.90
TotalAA883300051.030139020530.981.59
TotalA4545610000196.0152715911742481.152.71
TotalInd----------------

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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