MLB

Joel Zumaya # - P

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/11/09
  • POB: Chula Vista, CA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by Detroit in 2002 (11th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsOwned one of the nastiest fastballs around, often hitting triple digits on the radar gun. Could dominate on the hill and was mentally tough in the late innings.
FlawsWas prone to injury in a big way, which always hindered his overall reliability as a late reliever. Also had to battle control issues from time to time.
Career potentialOft-injured late-inning reliever with a dominant fastball.

Honours and Awards

2005Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/02/07Announced his retirement.
2012/03/28Released by the Minnesota Twins.
2012/01/15Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/10/30Missed all 162 regular season and all 11 playoff games (right elbow inflammation).
2011/04/18Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow inflammation).
2011/03/30Right elbow inflammation, 15-day DL.
2011/01/14Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2010/11/02Missed the last 87 regular season games (right elbow injury).
2010/07/06Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2010/06/29Right elbow injury, early September.
2010/01/13Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2009/10/06Missed the last 75 regular season games (shoulder injury).
2009/08/17Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (shoulder injury).
2009/07/18Shoulder injury, early September.
2009/04/25Missed 16 games (right shoulder injury).
2009/03/29Right shoulder injury, early September (retroactive to March 27th, 2009).
2009/01/20Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2008/09/17Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder injury).
2008/08/13Right shoulder injury, early September (retroactive to August 13th, 2008).
2008/07/29Missed 1 game (triceps injury).
2008/07/28Triceps injury, day-to-day.
2008/06/20Missed 72 games (right shoulder surgery).
2008/03/30Right shoulder surgery, 15-day DL.
2008/02/19Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2007/09/12Missed 2 games (finger injury).
2007/09/11Finger injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/20Missed 96 games (finger injury).
2007/05/05Finger injury, 15-day DL.
2007/03/02Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2006/10/24Missed 4 games (wrist injury).
2006/10/12Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/09/17Missed 5 games (wrist injury).
2006/09/13Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/07Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2005/11/18Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).

Trades

2012/01/15Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins.
2002/06/04Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 11th round in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2011Det-Injured-----------------
2010DetroitAL3102110038.1321311111341.122.58
2009DetroitAL2903310031.0341817522301.814.94
2009ToledoAAA30000004.03000050.750.00
2009LakelandA22010002.13531543.4311.57
2008DetroitAL2100210023.124139322221.973.47
2008ToledoAAA40000004.05310241.752.25
2008LakelandA20000003.01000120.670.00
2007DetroitAL2802310033.2231616317271.194.28
2007ToledoAAA30000002.23220221.876.75
2006DetroitAL6206310083.1562018642971.181.94
2005ToledoAAA881201044.0301313224561.232.66
2005ErieAA181883000107.17140338521431.152.77
2004ErieAA442200020.0192014610291.456.30
2004LakelandA191976011110.28155519551041.234.15
2003West MichiganA19197500090.16935283381261.182.79
2002GCL TigersR982100037.12198211460.861.93
TotalAL17101312500209.21698071181142101.353.05
TotalAAA1881201054.2411816228671.262.63
TotalAA2222105000127.190604714621721.193.32
TotalA42401412011206.1154958213992361.233.58
TotalR982100037.12198211460.861.93

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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