Bobby Jenks # - P

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/03/14
  • POB: Mission Hills, CA
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 275lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by LA Angels in 2000 (5th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsCan bring the heat (consistently hitting the upper 90s). Mixes in a nice curve to keep hitters off-balance. Limits walks. Displays poise and a bulldog mentality.
FlawsHas been known to endure conditioning and durability issues, which can limit his effectiveness and reliability. Lacks secondary pitches. Injuries are also an issue.
Career potentialQuality late-inning reliever, when healthy.

Honours and Awards

2007Named to the All-Star Game
2006Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/07/03Released by the Boston Red Sox.
2012/07/03Missed 80 games (back injury).
2012/02/21Back injury, 60-day DL.
2011/10/31Missed the last 75 regular season games (back injury).
2011/09/01Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (back injury).
2011/07/16Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 8th, 2011).
2011/06/28Missed 17 games (back injury).
2011/06/08Back injury, 15-day DL.
2011/05/31Missed 24 games (biceps injury).
2011/05/05Biceps injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 2nd, 2011).
2010/12/21Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox to a two-year contract.
2010/12/02Chicago White Sox declined to tender a contract.
2010/10/03Missed the last 23 regular season games (right forearm injury).
2010/09/09Right forearm injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/19Missed 5 games (back injury).
2010/08/13Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/10Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/08/09Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/02Missed 6 games (personal reasons).
2010/06/26Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2010/06/02Missed 5 games (calf injury).
2010/05/28Calf injury, day-to-day.
2010/01/16Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2009/08/08Missed 3 games (kidney stones).
2009/08/04Kidney stones, day-to-day.
2009/05/30Missed 2 games (flu).
2009/05/27Flu, day-to-day.
2009/01/19Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2008/07/18Missed 13 games (left shoulder injury).
2008/07/09Left shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 30th, 2008).
2008/07/07Left shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/02/25Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2007/08/20Missed 6 games (ankle injury).
2007/08/14Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2007/02/27Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2006/09/08Missed 3 games (right hip injury).
2006/09/06Right hip injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/28Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2005/03/18Optioned to Charlotte (AAA).
2005/02/28Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2004/12/17Claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2004/12/16Designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2004/10/05Did not make the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim playoff roster.
2004/07/28Elbow surgery, 60-day DL.
2004/07/28Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA).
2004/03/19Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2004/02/27Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2003/03/13Optioned to Rancho Cucamonga (A).
2002/11/19Added to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 40-man roster.


2010/12/21Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox.
2004/12/17Claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox from the Anaheim Angels.
2000/06/05Drafted by the Angels of Anaheim in the 5th round in 2000.

Career Stats

2010Chicago WSAL55013270052.2542826318611.374.44
2009Chicago WSAL52034290053.1522422916491.283.71
2008Chicago WSAL57031300061.2511818317381.102.63
2007Chicago WSAL66035400065.0452020213560.892.77
2006Chicago WSAL67034410069.2663231531801.394.00
2005Chicago WSAL3201160039.1341512315501.252.75
2004Salt LakeAAA330100012.119151216132.038.76
2004Rancho CucamongaA11010003.25880733.2719.64
2004AZL AngelsR11000003.12330351.508.10
2003AZL AngelsR11000004.02000050.500.00
2002Rancho CucamongaA11103501165.1504235446641.474.82
2001Cedar RapidsA21213700099.09074581064981.565.27


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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