MLB

Tom Gordon # - P

  • Age: 46
  • DOB: 1967/11/18
  • POB: Sebring, FL
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 21
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 1986 (6th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2006Named to the All-Star Game
2004Named to the All-Star Game
1998AL - Rolaids Relief Man
1998Named to the All-Star Game
1988Minor League Baseball - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
1988Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team
1988Class A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/08/11Released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2009/06/26Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left hamstring injury).
2009/05/03Left hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2009/04/27Missed 18 games (right elbow injury).
2009/04/05Right elbow injury, early September.
2009/02/06Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2008/11/01Filed for free agency.
2008/08/31Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow inflammation).
2008/07/06Right elbow inflammation, 15-day DL.
2007/09/18Missed 1 game (back injury).
2007/09/17Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/15Missed 64 games (right rotator cuff inflammation).
2007/05/04Right rotator cuff inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 4th, 2007).
2007/05/03Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2006/09/03Missed 12 games (shoulder injury).
2006/08/21Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2005/12/03Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies to a three-year contract.
2005/10/29Filed for free agency.
2005/07/14Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2005/07/10Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2003/12/23Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees to a two-year contract.
2003/10/27Filed for free agency.
2003/09/18Missed 2 games (personal reasons).
2003/09/15Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2003/01/20Signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2002/12/07Houston Astros declined to offer salary arbitration.
2002/10/30Filed for free agency.
2002/08/22Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2002/07/02Missed 80 games (shoulder injury).
2002/03/30Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (shoulder injury).
2002/03/28Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2002/03/10Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2001/10/07Missed 23 games (right elbow injury).
2001/10/06Right elbow injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2001/09/20Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2001/05/01Missed 24 games (strained right triceps).
2001/03/31Strained right triceps, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 23rd, 2001).

Trades

2009/02/06Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2005/12/03Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2003/12/16Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees.
2003/01/20Signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox.
2002/08/22Chicago Cubs traded Tom Gordon to the Houston Astros for Russ Rohlicek and two players to be named (Travis Anderson and Mike Nannini - Sep. 11th).
2000/12/14Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
1995/12/21Signed as a free agent by Boston Red Sox.
1986/06/02Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 6th round in 1986.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2009ArizonaNL30010001.23440303.5921.60
2009RenoAAA111000009.219141201443.4111.17
2009VisaliaA10000001.01110213.009.00
2008PhiladelphiaNL3405420029.2311917317261.625.16
2008ClearwaterA22010001.01221213.0018.00
2007PhiladelphiaNL4403260040.0402121713321.324.73
2007ClearwaterA22000002.21000110.750.00
2007GCL PhilliesR22010002.15550132.5819.29
2006PhiladelphiaNL59034340059.1532322922681.263.34
2006ClearwaterA22000004.01000150.500.00
2005NY YankeesAL7905420080.2592523829691.092.57
2004NY YankeesAL8009440089.2562322523960.882.21
2003Chicago WSAL66076120074.0572926431911.193.16
2002HoustonNL1500200019.0157726171.113.32
2002Chicago CubsNL1901100023.227129110311.563.42
2002Total ChN/HouNL3401300042.2421916316481.363.38
2002IowaAAA20001001.21430302.4016.20
2002DaytonaA22000002.21110231.123.38
2001Chicago CubsNL47012270045.1321817416671.063.38
2001IowaAAA20000002.01000121.000.00
2001DaytonaA22000002.00000030.000.00
1999BostonAL21002110017.2171111212241.645.60
1998BostonAL73074460079.1552424225781.012.72
1997BostonAL42256101121182.2155857610781591.283.74
1996BostonAL3434129041215.2249143134281051711.645.59
1995Kansas CityAL31311212020189.02041109312891191.554.43
1994Kansas CityAL2424117000155.1136797515871261.444.35
1993Kansas CityAL4814126120155.2125656211771431.303.58
1992Kansas CityAL4011610000117.21166760955981.454.59
1991Kansas CityAL4514914110158.0129766816871671.373.87
1990Kansas CityAL32321211061195.1192998117991751.493.73
1989Kansas CityAL4916179111163.0122676610861531.283.64
1988Kansas CityAL520200015.2169917181.475.17
1988OmahaAAA333000020.11133015291.281.33
1988MemphisAA666002247.11632117620.700.38
1988AppletonA171775051118.06930273431720.952.06
1987EugeneA15139010072.1483323247911.312.86
1987Fort MyersA331000013.2544017111.612.63
1986OmahaAAA10000001.16770236.0247.25
1986GCL RoyalsR973112144.031125023471.231.02
TotalMLB8902031381261581842108.01889101692717697719281.363.96
TotalAL669203125110891841889.1168891283015089016871.363.95
TotalNL221013166900218.22011049726872411.323.99
TotalAAA1943010035.0382825035382.096.43
TotalAA666002247.11632117620.700.38
TotalA4643176151217.1127715861152881.112.40
TotalR1193212146.1361710024501.291.94

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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