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Full Name: John Truman Wasdin Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/190 First Game: August 24, 1995
Birthdate: August 5, 1972 MLB Experience: 11 years
Birthplace: Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Born on August 5, 1972 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, John Wasdin (John Truman Wasdin) played for the Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers over the course of his 11 year career. Wasdin broke into the bigs on August 24, 1995 with the Oakland Athletics, and put up a 5.96 ERA in 131.1 innings pitched in 1996, his rookie year.

Most people believe that John Wasdin's best season was 1999, when he posted a 4.12 ERA and struck out 57 batters.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1995 OAK A 5 2 1 1 4.67 6 9 9 0 0 0 17.1 14 4 3 0 0 1
1996 OAK A 25 21 8 7 5.96 75 96 87 1 0 0 131.1 145 24 50 5 2 4
1997 BOS A 53 7 4 6 4.40 84 68 61 0 0 0 124.2 121 18 38 4 4 3
1998 BOS A 47 8 6 4 5.25 59 57 56 0 0 0 96 111 14 27 8 1 2
1999 BOS A 45 0 8 3 4.12 57 38 34 0 0 2 74.1 66 14 18 0 2 0
2000 COL N 14 3 0 3 5.80 35 23 23 1 0 0 35.2 42 6 9 2 2 3
2000 BOS A 25 1 1 3 5.04 36 25 25 0 0 1 44.2 48 8 15 1 1 2
2000 Total 39 4 1 6 5.38 71 48 48 1 0 1 80.1 90 14 24 3 3 5
2001 COL N 18 0 2 1 7.03 17 19 19 0 0 0 24.1 32 7 8 2 1 1
2001 BAL A 26 0 1 1 4.17 47 25 23 0 0 0 49.2 54 4 16 4 2 5
2001 Total 44 0 3 2 5.11 64 44 42 0 0 0 74 86 11 24 6 3 6
2003 TOR A 3 2 0 1 23.40 5 13 13 0 0 0 5 16 2 4 0 0 0
2004 TEX A 15 10 2 4 6.78 36 52 49 0 0 0 65 83 18 23 2 0 3
2005 TEX A 31 6 3 2 4.28 44 37 36 0 0 4 75.2 77 9 20 2 2 1
2006 TEX A 9 5 2 2 5.10 16 19 17 0 0 0 30 33 6 13 0 0 4
Total NL 32 3 2 4 6.30 52 42 42 1 0 0 60 74 13 17 4 3 4
Total AL 284 62 36 34 5.17 465 439 410 1 0 7 713.2 768 121 227 26 14 25
Total 316 65 38 38 5.26 517 481 452 2 0 7 773.2 842 134 244 30 17 29

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1995 OAK A P 5 2 17.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1.000
1996 OAK A P 25 21 131.1 9 12 1 1 0 3 14 3 0 .955
1997 BOS A P 53 7 124.2 5 11 2 0 0 2 18 2 0 .889
1998 BOS A P 47 8 96 5 15 1 1 0 0 11 2 0 .952
1999 BOS A P 45 0 74.1 3 5 1 0 0 0 5 2 0 .889
2000 COL N P 14 3 35.2 2 3 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 1.000
2000 BOS A P 25 1 44.2 2 2 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 1.000
2000 Total P 39 4 80.1 4 5 0 1 0 1 17 0 0 1.000
2001 COL N P 18 0 24.1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.000
2001 BAL A P 26 0 49.2 4 4 0 0 0 1 12 1 0 1.000
2001 Total P 44 0 74 5 6 0 0 0 1 12 2 1 1.000
2003 TOR A P 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2004 TEX A P 15 10 65 3 6 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 1.000
2005 TEX A P 31 6 75.2 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1.000
2006 TEX A P 9 5 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.000
Total P 316 65 773.2 36 66 5 3 0 9 92 13 1 .953

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1995 OAK A 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 OAK A 25 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 BOS A 53 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 BOS A 47 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 BOS A 45 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 COL N 14 8 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
2000 BOS A 25 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Total 39 8 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
2001 COL N 18 3 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 BAL A 26 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 Total 44 3 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 TOR A 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 TEX A 15 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
2005 TEX A 31 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 TEX A 9 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total NL 32 11 1 3 0 1 .273 .273 .364 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
Total AL 284 4 1 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total 316 15 2 3 0 1 .200 .250 .267 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 0

Transactions

  • Selected by New York Yankees in the 41st round of the free-agent draft - did not sign (June 4, 1990).
  • Selected by Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (25th pick overall) of the free-agent draft (June 3, 1993 - signed June 15, 1993).
  • Traded by Oakland Athletics with cash to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Jose Canseco (January 27, 1997).
  • Traded by Boston Red Sox with Jeff Frye, Brian Rose and Jeff Taglienti to Colorado Rockies in exchange for Rolando Arrojo, Rich Croushore, Mike Lansing and cash (July 27, 2000).
  • Released by Colorado Rockies (June 5, 2001).
  • Signed by Baltimore Orioles (June 11, 2001).
  • Traded by Baltimore Orioles to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Chris Brock (December 13, 2001).
  • Granted free agency (December 21, 2001).
  • Signed by Pittsburgh Pirates (December 1, 2002).
  • Traded by Pittsburgh Pirates to Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Rich Thompson (July 8, 2003).
  • Granted free agency (September 29, 2003).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (October 22, 2003).
  • Granted free agency (October 28, 2004).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (November 15, 2004).
  • Granted free agency (October 27, 2005).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (December 7, 2005).
  • Released by Texas Rangers (March 29, 2006).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (April 1, 2006).
  • Released by Texas Rangers (July 31, 2006).
  • Signed by Pittsburgh Pirates (November 25, 2006).

Trivia

Nicknamed "Way Back" Wasdin


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