MLB

Rick Van den Hurk # - P

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1985/05/22
  • POB: Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 6
  • Signed by Florida in 2002.

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns a tremendous pitchers' frame and big strikeout ability, mainly due to a great rising fastball and overhand curve.
FlawsMust harness his pitches better in order to become a more prominent big leaguer. Also tends to fight bouts of wildness.
Career potentialInconsistent strikeout pitcher with versatility.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/01/08Signed with Samsung Lions (South Korean League).
2013/01/04Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2012/09/10Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA).
2012/04/11Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2012/04/06Refused minor league assignment from the Cleveland Indians and opted for free agency.
2012/04/04Outrighted to Columbus (AAA).
2012/03/21Claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2012/02/22Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2012/02/03Released by the Baltimore Orioles.
2012/01/24Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2011/08/31Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2011/03/30Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA).
2011/03/28Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2011/03/03Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2010/08/16Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2010/07/31Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2010/07/31Acquired from the Miami Marlins.
2010/06/13Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2010/06/06Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2010/03/30Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2010/02/27Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2009/09/01Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2009/08/18Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2009/07/19Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2009/06/04Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2009/06/04Missed 55 games (elbow injury).
2009/05/17Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (elbow injury).
2009/04/03Elbow injury, early September.
2008/07/28Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2008/07/22Recalled from Carolina (AA).
2008/04/06Optioned to Carolina (AA).
2008/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2007/07/17Recalled from Carolina (AA).
2007/06/17Outrighted to Carolina (AA).
2007/06/05Recalled from Carolina (AA).
2007/04/25Optioned to Carolina (AA).
2007/04/09Recalled from Carolina (AA).

Trades

2012/04/11Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2012/03/21Claimed by the Cleveland Indians off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2012/02/22Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2010/07/31Baltimore Orioles traded Will Ohman to the Florida Marlins for Rick VandenHurk.
2002/11/14Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Florida Marlins.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2012PittsburghNL40010002.25440132.2513.50
2012IndianapolisAAA2119135000123.111246408351131.192.92
2012BradentonA11100006.08441151.506.00
2011BaltimoreAL42000009.012984872.228.00
2011NorfolkAAA2626913000154.1141837623401081.174.43
2010BaltimoreAL710100016.11310927171.224.96
2010FloridaNL20000001.13410113.016.75
2010Total Fla/BalMLB910100017.216141028181.365.09
2010New OrleansAAA19198402098.010054511140871.434.68
2010NorfolkAAA331100020.215750470.922.18
2009FloridaNL11113200058.25729281121491.334.30
2009New OrleansAAA11115200059.2432019316510.992.87
2009JupiterA11000003.03110231.673.00
2008FloridaNL441100014.0201212110202.147.71
2008AlbuquerqueAAA442100017.213118311211.364.08
2008CarolinaAA10103300055.1493226819551.234.23
2007FloridaNL18174600081.29463621548821.746.83
2007AlbuquerqueAAA222000012.063334140.832.25
2007CarolinaAA992200053.2422321521611.173.52
2006JupiterA330000010.054316151.102.70
2006GCL MarlinsR550000015.042208260.801.20
2005JupiterA22010006.27430061.054.05
2005GreensboroA441201022.01776111261.272.45
2004JupiterA14142300058.0542221231431.473.26
2003GCL MarlinsR11102600038.2493023220301.785.35
TotalMLB5035811000183.220413112433961791.636.08
TotalAL1130100025.1251917615241.586.04
TotalNL3932810000158.117911210727811551.646.08
TotalAAA86844026020485.2430224202511504011.193.74
TotalAA191955000109.091554713401161.203.88
TotalA252546010105.2944238551981.373.24
TotalR16152600053.2533225228561.514.19

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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