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2011 Los Angeles Angels Media Guide

2011 Los Angeles Angels Media Guide

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Sections

Date

Length of Streak

6/05/2004 - 6/09/2004

33 innings

8/07/1963 - 8/10/1963

33 innings

6/23/1978 - 6/27/1978

31 innings

7/19/1972 - 7/22/1972

29 innings

8/24/1983 - 8/26/1983

29 innings

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saNDOval

2010 SeaSon:

Limited to 22 games with triple-A

Salt Lake after straining the right ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow on May 7th...
Did not undergo surgery as he rehabbed the injury...Did not commit an error in 65 total chances at the hot corner...
Finished batting .210 (17/81) with 13 runs scored, one double, one triple and 10 RBI.

Minor league SuMMarY:

In

2009, batted .300 with 46 runs, 16 doubles, fve triples, six home runs and 46 RBI in 67 games with Salt Lake
Stole 12 bases…Placed on DL with left wrist surgery on May 29, returning August 14…Following return, posted four-hit
games on August 23 and August 27...Homered in consecutive games on May 8 and 9… A September call-up with Angels...
Appeared in fve games with Halos batting .182 (2/11) with one run and one double.
Spent majority of

2008 with triple-A Salt Lake batting .335 with 88 RBI…Led the PCL with 176 hits and 45 doubles,
also led the Bees with a .335 average (6th in league), 92 runs scored (5th), 88 RBI, 525 at-bats and 131 games played…
Recorded Salt Lake’s frst fve-hit game in two seasons on April 13 against Portland, with four singles and one double…
Collected a season-high fve RBI on June 30 at Las Vegas…Set a franchise record with 44 doubles…Named Angels’ Minor
League Player of the Year…Called up to Angels on September 8 and made Major League debut that day vs. NYY…Made
frst ML start Sept. 14 vs. Seattle.
In

2007, played at double-A Arkansas…Ranked third in Texas League with a .305 average, 144 hits and 84 runs scored…
Led Travelers with 32 doubles, 221 total bases and six triples…Carried a 14-game hitting streak from July 16 to August
1, batting .450 with four home runs…Named TOPPS Texas League Player of Month, July 2007 and Texas League Player
of Week, July 16-22 ...Named Texas League Post-Season and Mid-Season All-Star, and played in the 2007 MLB Futures
All-Star game as a member of the World team.
In

2006, with Rancho Cucamonga, batted .258 with fve homers, 28 doubles and 54 RBI…Had a season-high nine-game
hitting streak from May 10-18 batting .441…Connected for season-best two home runs and four RBI on April 12 vs. High
Desert...Led Quakes with 30 stolen bases.
In

2005, spent frst professional season at Cedar Rapids, batting .281 with four home runs and 63 RBI in 117 games…
Collected a season-high four hits against Lansing on July 3...Led Kernels with 120 hits and hit 34 doubles (3rd in
league)…Selected to the Midwest League All-Star game.

PerSonal/MiSC:

Freddy C. Sandoval.

Attended Marian Catholic High School (San Diego, CA) and the University of San Diego.

Played in the 2009 World Baseball Classic as Mexico’s leadoff hitter.

Led University of San Diego Toreros to West Coast Conference Championship in 2002 and 2003 and to program’s frst NCAA

regional appearance in 2003.
Originally signed by Angels’ scout Tim Corcoran.

Sandoval’S liFetiMe PlaYing reCord

Year Club

AVG

G AB

R

H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HB BB IBB SO SB CS GDP SLG OBP E

2005— Cedar Rapids .281 117 427 54 120 34

4

4 63

6 7

4 53

3 58 17 12 11 .407 .360 18

2006— Cucamonga .258 113 434 60 112 28

2

5 54

7 8

1 59

0 98 30 8 14 .366 .343 23

2007— Arkansas

.305 127 472 84 144 32

6 11 72 12 7

5 67

3 78 21 11 12 .468 .392 20

2008— Salt Lake

.335 131 525 92 176H 45H 2 15 88

4 7

4 47

3 74 6 3 20 .514 .389 20

LAA

.167

6

6

0

1

0

0

0

0

0 0

0 1

0

0 0 0

0 .167 .286 0

2009— Salt Lake

.300 67 277 46

83 16

5

6 46

0 0

0 26

2 39 12 3

6 .458 .360 10

AZL Angels

.263

6

19

5

5

1

0

0

1

0 0

1 4

0

2 1 0

1 .316 .417 0

LAA

.182

5

11

1

2

1

0

0

0

0 0

0 0

0

3 0 0

0 .273 .182 0

2010— Salt Lake

.210 22

81 13

17

1

1

0 10

0 0

2 12

1 12 0 0

0 .247 .326 0

Minor Totals

.294 583 2235 354 657 157 20 41 334 29 29 17 268 12 361 87 37 64 .437 .370 91

led or tied for league lead

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Bats: SWitCh | throws: Right | ht.: 6-1 | wt. 205

OPeNING DaY aGe: 28

bOrN: Aug. 16, 1982

bIrthPlace: Tijuana, Mexico resIDes: Tijuana, Mexico

acquIreD: Selected by the Angels in the 8th round of 2004 draft.

sIGNeD thru: 2011

m.l. servIce: 48 days

iF

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2010 SeaSon:

In sixth Major League season, posted a 17-10 record with four

complete games and a 3.92 ERA (222.2 IP - 97 ER) in 33 starts
with Angels...Allowed 221 hits (27 HR) while walking 73 and
striking out 169...Set career-highs in wins, innings pitched and
complete games while matching his career-high with 33 starts...
Led club in victories and placed second behind Jered Weaver
(224.1) for club-lead in innings pitched...Four complete games
matched total from previous four seasons combined...Tossed
six innings-or-more in 17 of fnal 19 starts and 28 of 33 starts
overall...Tossed seven innings-or-more 16 times, going 11-2 in
those starts...Has tossed six innings-or-more in 39 of last 46
starts, dating back to 2009...Halos scored six or more runs in 14
of his 17 wins and two runs or less in seven of his 10 losses...Tossed quality starts in 21 of 33 outings...Won nine
of fnal 12 decisions, fnishing season with a career-high 17 wins...Allowed a career-high 27 home runs, ffth most
in the A.L....Is currently eighth on Angels’ all-time list with 856 career strikeouts…Dean Chance (857) is next on
the list…Earned 76th career victory, September 21st placing him ninth on the Angels all-time list…Kirk McCaskill
(78) is next on the list.

Career HigHligHtS:

Ranks eighth on Angels’ all-time list with 856 career strikeouts and ninth with 76 career victories...Only pitcher

in Angels history to win two AL West clinching games (9/28/09 & 9/27/05)...2008 A.L. All-Star...In 2008, his 214
strikeouts ranked 2nd in AL and were most by Angel since Chuck Finley had 215 in 1996 and most by a right-hander
since Nolan Ryan (223) in 1979...Was ffth pitcher in Angels history to win at least 12 games in both rookie and
sophomore seasons (12-8 in 2005 & 12-5 in 2006)...Posted frst Major League win with fve-hit complete game
shutout vs. Chicago White Sox, May 23, 2005 at Angel Stadium (4-0 score; 9 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 7 SO)…Became youngest
Angel to throw complete game shutout (22 yrs., 4 mos., 13 days) since Jim Abbott (21 yrs., 7 mos., 25 days), May
17, 1989 vs. Boston…Also became sixth Angel to throw CG SHO for frst major league win.

PoSt-SeaSon exPerienCe:

In

2009, made four relief appearances in the Championship Series vs. New York...Posted a 1-1 record with a 1.59
ERA (5.2 IP - 1 ER)...Took the loss in Game 2, allowing an unearned run in the 12th inning...Turned around to record
the victory in Game 3, pitching a scoreless 11th inning...Became frst pitcher in ALCS history to pick up a loss and a
win in consecutive decisions in consecutive games in the same series...Started Game 2 of 2008 Division Series vs.
Boston at Angel Stadium (ND; 5.1 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 SO, 1 HR)...Marked frst career post-season start...In 2007,
pitched two innings (2 SO) in Angels 4-0 loss in Game 1 of ALDS at Boston...In 2005, was pitcher of record in Angels
Game 5 ALDS clincher vs. New York (5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 HR, 1 HB, 2 BB, 2 SO)...Relieved injured Bartolo Colon
in second inning...Became sixth rookie to win decisive post-season series game and third to accomplish feat in last
20 years (John Lackey - 2002 World Series vs. San Francisco & Jaret Wright - 1997 ALDS vs. New York)...Was 0-1 with
10.38 ERA (4.1 IP, 3 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 HR, 1 HB, 3 BB, 2 SO) in one start of ALCS vs. Chicago...Was pitcher of record in
Angels 8-2 loss in Game 4.

MaJor league SuMMarY:

In

2009, posted 8-8 record with two shutouts and a 5.03 ERA (139.2 IP – 78 ER) in 23 starts with Angels...Allowed
159 hits (24 HR), walked 47 and struck out 107…In frst six starts, posted a 1-3 record with a 7.47 ERA (31.1 IP –
26 ER)...Was 7-3 with a 3.90 ERA in 16 starts after All-Star Break...Began season on 15-day disabled list due to a
sprained right elbow…Was placed on DL, April 5 (retroactive to March 27) and was reactivated from rehabilitation

CLIMBING THE LADDER

Angels’ all-time strikeout leaders

Nolan Ryan ................2,416
Chuck Finley ...............2,151
Mike Witt .................1,283
Frank Tanana...............1,233
John Lackey ...............1,201
Mark Langston..............1,112
Dean Chance ................ 857

Ervin Santana............... 856

Bats: Right | throws: Right | ht.: 6-2 | wt. 185

OPeNING DaY aGe: 28

bOrN: Dec. 12, 1982
bIrthPlace: San Cristobal, DR resIDes: San Cristobal, DR
marrIeD: Amy McMurtray
chIlDreN: Jonathan, Sofia
acquIreD: Signed as free agent, September 2, 2000.
sIGNeD thru: 2012

m.l. servIce: 5 yrs., 104 days

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on May 13…Earned frst win, June 5 at Detroit, where he allowed just one run through 8.2 innings while striking out
a season-high six batters…Suffered a second stint on 15-day disabled list with right forearm/triceps stiffness…Was
placed on DL, June 23 (retro to June 12) and was reactivated, July 2…Recorded three losses in three consecutive
decisions from June 11 to July 8…Hurled three-hit shutout vs. Rays, Aug. 11 at Angel Stadium (6-0 win; 9 IP, 3 H,
2 BB, 6 S0), frst SHO since May 5, 2008…Won four straight starts, Aug. 6 – 22 (4-0, 3.33)…In fnal start, tossed
fourth career shutout in Angels’ division-clinching game, Sept. 29 vs. Texas (11-0 win; 9 IP, 7 H, 1 BB, 2 SO)…
Became frst pitcher to toss a shutout in a division-clinching game since Albie Lopez accomplished the feat for
Arizona, Oct. 5, 2001…Two shutouts on season tied him for third most in AL...Pitched six innings-or-more in 15 of
23 starts, including 11 of fnal 12.
Completed

2008 season 16-7 with two complete games, one shutout and a 3.49 ERA (219 IP – 85 ER) in 32 starts...
Allowed 198 hits (23 HR), walked 53 and struck out 214...Established career-highs in wins (also 2006), ERA, innings
pitched and strikeouts...Among A.L. leaders, ranked tied for seventh in wins, fourth in innings pitched, second in
strikeouts and fourth in average against (.237)...Became frst Angel pitcher to collect 200-or-more strikeouts since
Chuck Finley (200) in 1999 and frst right-handed Angel to accomplish feat since Kirk McCaskill (202) and Mike Witt
(208) in 1986…214 strikeouts on season were most by Angel since Finley had 215 in 1996 and most by a right-
hander since Nolan Ryan (223) in 1979...Became only fourth Angel in club history to open a season 6-0-or-better…
Teammate Joe Saunders became third player to join group earlier in the season…Other two pitchers are Jered Weaver
(started 9-0 in 2006) and Aaron Sele (7-0 in 19 games/15 starts in 2004)…Since 1920, Saunders and Santana are
the eighth pair of teammates to start 6-0 simultaneously…The previous duo was Pedro Martinez (7-0) and John
Burkett (7-0) of the 2002 Boston Red Sox (Courtesy of STATS LLC)...Along with Saunders, is just second duo in Major
League history to post 5-0 records-or-better in month of April (Aaron Sele & Rick Helling – both 5-0 for 1998 Texas
Rangers)…Became third Angel pitcher in club history to post 5-0 record in month of April (Frank Tanana-1978 &
Saunders-2008)…Struck out 10 batters twice (July 12 at Oakland & Aug. 24 vs. Minnesota)...Struck out seven-or-
more batters in seven straight starts, Aug. 1-Sept. 4, becoming frst Angel pitcher to do so since Nolan Ryan in 1978
(seven starts)…Collected 50th career win, Sept. 4 at Detroit (7-1 score)…Selected to frst career All-Star Game…
Pitched ffth inning (1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HR, 2 SO) of AL’s 4-3, 15-inning win at Yankee Stadium…Was 11-2 on road after
1-10 mark in 2007, equaling best road record in club history (10+ decisions; Bartolo Colon, 11-2, 2005)…Hurled
three-hit complete game, defeating Detroit, 3-2, May 27 at Angel Stadium…Three-hitter is low-hit game of career…
Also threw 4-0 complete game shutout, May 5 at Kansas City.
Completed

2007 season with 7-14 record and a 5.76 ERA (150 IP – 96 ER) in 28 appearances (26 starts) with
Angels…Allowed 174 hits (26 HR), walked 58 and struck out 126…Was 7-14 with a 5.92 ERA (146 IP – 96 ER) as
starter…Was 2-1 with a 5.01 ERA (32.1 IP – 18 ER) in fve starts with triple-A Salt Lake…Recalled from Salt Lake,
August 17…Made frst regular season relief appearance of career in Angels’ 5-3 loss, September 14 at Chicago (3 IP,
5 SO)…Five strikeouts equaled most by an Angel reliever…Made second relief outing, September 30 at Oakland (1
IP, 2 SO)…Was 2-2 with a 2.96 ERA (27.1 IP – 9 ER) in six appearances in September…Lost career-high six straight
decisions (June 15-August 28; 9 starts)…Allowed career-high 14 hits in six innings pitched, July 17 at Tampa Bay…
Struck out career-high 11 batters, July 3 at Texas (5.1 IP; 8-3 loss)…Collected second career hit, frst extra-base
hit and RBI (2), June 9 at St. Louis (1/3, 1 R, 2B, 2 RBI, 1 SO)…Marked frst extra-base hit by Angels’ pitcher since
Tim Belcher, June 9, 1999 at San Francisco (2B)…Allowed team-high 26 home runs in 150 innings (1.56 per 9 IP)…
Limited opponents to three earned-runs or less in 13 of 26 starts…Pitched into seventh inning-or-later in 10 starts
(5-3 record)…Longest outing was seven innings pitched (6 times)…As starter, walked 57 batters (2 IBB) and struck
out 119 (2.19 BB & 4.58 SO per start)…Angels were 11-15 in his starts.
In

2006, completed frst full Major League season with a 16-8 record and a 4.28 ERA (204 IP – 97 ER) in 33 starts
with Angels…Led club in wins, starts (tied), home runs allowed (21) and hit batters (11)…Among AL leaders,
ranked tied for eighth in wins, ninth in winning percentage (.667), second in average against (.241) and third
in home ERA (3.02)…Left game after being struck on inside of left knee by line drive hit by Jason Michaels (2nd
batter of game), Aug. 10 at Cleveland…Was examined by Indians’ Physician Dr. Mark Schickendantz and diagnosis
was contusion of knee…Was ffth pitcher in Angels history to win at least 12 games in both rookie and sophomore
seasons (12-8 in 2005 & 12-5 in 2006)…Others were Dean Chance (14-10 in 1962, 13-18 in 1963), Frank Tanana (14-
19 in 1974, 16-9 in 1975), Ron Romanick (12-12 in 1984, 14-9 in 1985) and Kirk McCaskill (12-12 in 1985, 17-10 in
1986)…Won career-best seven straight decisions (nine starts), June 6-July 20…Posted four wins in June, 2006 (4-0,
2.48 ERA)…Was 10-2 with a 3.02 ERA (116.1 IP – 39 ER) in 17 starts at home…Was 10-3 with a 3.96 ERA in 18 starts
prior to All-Star break…Walked career-high eight batters, July 20 at Kansas City.
In

2005, completed rookie season with Angels, registering 12-8 record, one complete game, one shutout and a
4.65 ERA (133.2 IP – 69 ER) in 23 starts…12 wins ranks tied for ffth among rookies in club history...Angels were
13-10 in his starts…Recalled from triple-A Salt Lake, June 14…Optioned to Salt Lake, May 28…Recalled from
double-A Arkansas, May 17…Was pitcher of record in Angels’ 4-3 win, Sept. 27 at Oakland…Victory clinched second
consecutive AL West title for Angels…Was 4-0 with a 3.38 ERA (26.2 IP – 10 ER) in fnal four starts of season…12
wins were most by Angel rookie since Jason Dickson in 1997 (13)…Led Angel staff with four wins in July, frst
Angel rookie with at least four wins in a month since John Lackey with four in August, 2002…Made Major League
debut, May 17 at Cleveland, in Angels’ 13-5 loss…First four batters reached safely, hitting for cycle (triple, double,
single & home run)…Allowed three runs in frst inning (2 on HR by Ben Broussard), one in third frame and two-run

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home run by Travis Hafner in fourth inning…Posted frst Major League win with fve-hit complete game shutout vs.
Chicago White Sox, May 23 at Angel Stadium (4-0 score; 9 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 7 SO)…Retired frst 10 batters in game…
Allowed one runner to reach second base…Became youngest Angel to throw complete game shutout (22 yrs., 4 mos.,
13 days) since Jim Abbott (21 yrs., 7 mos., 25 days), May 17, 1989 vs. Boston…Also became sixth Angel to throw
CG SHO for frst Major League win, joining Ron Moeller (6/5/61 at Bal.), Bill Kelso (9/26/64 at Min.), Steve Kealey
(8/21/69 vs. Bal.), Ed Figueroa (7/12/74 at Bos.) and Tim Fortugno (7/25/92 vs. Det)…Was frst Angels rookie to
throw complete game shutout since Brian Cooper, June 30, 2000 vs. Oakland...Became only third rookie pitcher to
defeat New York Yankees twice in one week in 20 years - the other two were Boston’s Brian Rose in May 1999 and
Texas’ Kevin Brown in May 1989.

Minor league SuMMarY:

In

2005, began season at double-A Arkansas...Was 5-1 with a 2.31 ERA (39 IP – 10 ER) in seven starts at Arkansas…
Recalled by Angels from Arkansas, May 17…Optioned to Salt Lake, May 28…Was 1-0 with a 4.19 ERA (19.1 IP – 9 ER)
in three starts at Salt Lake…Recalled from Salt Lake, June 14.
In

2004, spent fourth professional season with double-A Arkansas, posting 2-1 record and 3.30 ERA (43.2 IP – 16
ER) in eight starts…Allowed three home runs while walking 18 and striking out 48…Allowed 41 hits in 43.2 innings
pitched…Strained right elbow, July 15, and was out for remainder of season.
In

2003, started season at single-A Rancho Cucamonga, going 10-2 with 2.53 ERA (124.2 IP – 35 ER) and one
complete game in 20 starts…Led California League in ERA and average against (.212) and ranked second in
strikeouts per nine innings (9.39) and in runners per nine innings (10.57)…Named by Baseball America to California
League High Class-A All-Star team…Also named California League Pitcher of the Year and selected as member of
California League All-Star team…Promoted to double-A Arkansas, posting 1-1 record and 3.94 ERA (29.2 IP – 13
ER) in six starts.
In

2002, posted 14-8 record and 4.16 ERA (147 IP – 68 ER) in 27 starts for single-A Cedar Rapids…Walked 48 batters
while striking out 146…Finished third in Midwest League in wins and strikeouts…Earned Organization Pitcher of
the Month for July, going 4-1 with 1.82 ERA (34.2 IP – 7 ER) in fve starts…Also posted 4-1 record in August...Only
losing month was April (2-3, 3.16 ERA).
In

2001, split time between rookie level Mesa and Provo…Went 3-2 with 3.22 ERA (58.2 IP – 21 ER) with one
complete game shutout in 10 appearances (nine starts) with Mesa…Allowed only 40 hits in 217 at-bats (.184
average against)…Led Arizona League in walks (35), strikeouts (69), shutouts (1), complete games (1) and average
against by starter (.176)…Ranked second in strikeouts per nine innings (10.57) and third in runners per nine innings
(11.57)…Promoted to Provo, going 2-1 with 7.71 ERA (18.2 IP – 16 ER) in four starts…Struck out 22 while walking
only 12.

PerSonal/MiSC:

Ervin Ramon Santana.

Originally signed by Angels’ scout Clay Daniel.

Named as Angels’ seventh best prospect by

Baseball America for 2005.
Active in Angels’ caravans and baseball clinics...Attended Angels’ youth baseball clinic at Pearson Park in Anaheim

and Belvedere Park in East Los Angeles to teach young children baseball fundamentals.

Santana’S liFetiMe PitCHing reCord

Year Club

W-L ERA

G GS CG GF SHO SV

IP

H

R ER HR HB BB IBB

SO WP BK

BA

2001— Angels

3-2 3.22 10 9

1H 0

1H 0 58.2 40 27 21

0

2 35H 0

69H 8

1 .184

Provo

2-1 7.71 4 4

0 0

0 0 18.2 19 17 16

1

2 12 1

22

3

1 .247

2002— Cedar Rapids 14-8 4.16 27 27

0 0

0 0 147

133 75 68 10

6 48 3 146

9

3 .240

2003— Cucamonga 10-2 2.53H 20 20

1 0

0 0 124.2 98 44 35

9

7 36 0 130 14

0 H.212

Arkansas

1-1 3.94 6 6

0 0

0 0 29.2 23 15 13

4

3 12 0

23

1

0 .211

2004— Arkansas

2-1 3.30 8 8

0 0

0 0 43.2 41 19 16

3

4 18 0

48

5

0 .247

2005— Arkansas

5-1 2.31 7 7

0 0

0 0 39

34 12 10

2

2 15 0

32

1

0 .234

LAA

12-8 4.65 23 23

1 0

1 0 133.2 139 73 69 17

8 47 2

99

4

2 .266

Salt Lake

1-0 4.19 3 3

0 0

0 0 19.1 19 11

9

2

0

2 0

17

0

0 .260

2006— LAA

16-8 4.28 33 33

0 0

0 0 204

181 106 97 21 11 70 2 141 10

2 .241

2007— LAA

7-14 5.76 28 26

0 1

0 0 150

174 103 96 26

8 58 3 126

7

0 .288

Salt Lake

2-1 5.01 5 5

0 0

0 0 32.1 39 19 18

4

3 10 0

32

1

0 .305

2008— LAA

16-7 3.49 32 32

2 0

1 0 219

198 89 85 23

8 47 2 214

5

1 .237

2009— LAA

8-8 5.03 24 23

2 0

2 0 139.2 159 83 78 24 10 47 4 107

4

0 .288

Salt Lake (1) 1-0 3.60 1 1

0 0

0 0

5

3

2

2

0

1

1 0

4

1

0 .158

2010— LAA

17-10 3.92 33 33

4 0

1 0 222.2 221 104 97 27 12 73 2 169 11

1 .259

MAJOR TOTALS

76-55 4.39 173 170

9 1 5 0 1069.0 1072 558 522 138 57 342 15 856 41 4 .260

MINOR TOTALS

41-17 3.61 91 90

2 0 1 0 518

449 241 208 35 32 189 4 523 43 5 .231

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all-Star gaMe reCord

Year Club, Site

W-L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2008— LAA, NYY

0-0

9.00

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

0

2

diviSion SerieS totalS

Year Club, Opp.

W-L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2005— LAA, NYY

1-0

5.06

1

0

0

0

0

5.1

5

3

3

2

2

2007— LAA, Bos.

0-0

0.00

1

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

2

2008— LAA, Bos.

0-0

8.44

1

1

0

0

0

5.1

8

5

5

0

3

Totals

1-0

5.68

3

1

0

0

0 12.2

13

8

8

2

7

league CHaMPionSHiP SerieS totalS

Year Club, Opp.

W-L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2005— LAA, CWS

0-1

10.38

1

1

0

0

0

4.1

3

6

5

3

2

2009— LAA, NYY

1-1

1.59

4

0

0

0

0

5.2

5

3

1

4

5

Totals

1-2

5.40

5

1

0

0

0

10

8

9

6

7

7

Career Fielding

POS

PCT

G

PO

A

E

TC

DP

P

.979

173

69

74

3

146

10

Season

Game

Wins

17 — 2010

SO

11 — July 3, 2007 at Tex.

ERA

3.49 — 2008

BB

8 — July 20, 2006 at K.C.

IP

222.2 — 2010

IP

9 — 8 times; last, Sept. 21, 2010 vs. Tex.

SO

214 — 2008

H

14 — July 17, 2007 at TB

Win Streak

7 — 6/6-7/20/06

R

9 — Twice; last, Aug. 4, 2010 at Bal.

Santana’S beStS

2010 SeaSon:

In frst Major League season, posted a 10-6 record with eight saves and a 3.61 ERA (122 IP - 49 ER) in 53 games

(12 starts) with the Mets...Allowed 116 hits (13 HR) while walking 43 batters and striking out 114...Converted all
eight save opportunities...Became the frst Mets pitcher since Roger McDowell in 1986 to post double-digit wins and
record eight or more saves in the same season...Became the frst Major League pitcher to record double-digit wins
and eight saves in the same season since Francisco Cordero in 2006 with the Brewers and Rangers and the frst major
league rookie to accomplish that feat since Scott Williamson with the Reds in 1999...With his 10 wins, he became
the frst Mets rookie to win double-digit games since Rick Aguilera in 1985...Began the season pitching out of the
bullpen, posting a 3.12 ERA (26 IP - 9 ER) and a 3-1 record in his frst 15 games...For the season, he went 6-2 with
a 2.04 ERA (57.1 IP - 13 ER) in 41 games out of the bullpen...Finished 4-4 with a 5.01 ERA (64.2 IP - 36 ER) as a
starter...Struck out seven in three innings, April 23rd vs. Atlanta...Only two other pitchers in Mets’ team history have
recorded seven or more strikeouts while pitching three or fewer innings in a game: Galen Cisco, May 25, 1965 and
Skip Lockwood, September 19, 1976...Made frst career start, May 21st vs. Yankees, throwing six scoreless innings...
Did the same on June 18th, becoming only the fourth pitcher in the live ball era (since 1920) to throw six or more
scoreless innings in each of frst two starts against the Yanks: Sidney Ponson (1998), Scott Sanderson (1990) and Ray
Culp (1968)...Became the frst Mets pitcher in team history to begin his Major League career with six shutout innings
in each of his frst two starts...Picked up the 500th win by a Japanese-born player when he beat the Phillies, May
26th at Citi Field...Started on July 22nd at Los Angeles, a 2-0 loss to the Dodgers, tying a season-high with seven

Bats: Left | throws: Left | ht.: 5-10 | wt. 175

OPeNING DaY aGe: 36

bOrN: April 2, 1975

bIrthPlace: Tokyo, Japan

resIDes: Tokyo, Japan

marrIeD: Yeyol Takahashi
chIlDreN: Sena, Aoba
acquIreD: Signed as a free agent, Dec. 2, 2010.
sIGNeD thru: 2012

m.l. servIce: 1 year

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innings and allowed three hits and two earned runs...Walked two and struck out fve in the match-up with fellow
countryman Hiroki Kuroda, the sixth meeting between Japanese-born starters in Major League history...Struck out
a career-best 10 hitters in a 5-4 win, July 31st vs. Arizona...Collected frst career save with a perfect inning, August
16th at Houston...Compiled a season-long 13.1-inning scoreless streak from August 15th-September 13th.

JaPaneSe league SuMMarY:

In

2009, spent his 10th season with the Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese Central League, going 10-6 with one
complete game and a 2.94 ERA (144 IP - 47 ER) in 25 starts...Posted his second-lowest single-season ERA
(2.94), which ranked sixth in the league...Helped lead Giants to the Japanese Championship...Allowed three or
fewer earned runs in 22 of his 25 starts.
In

2008, went 8-5 with a 4.13 ERA (122 IP - 56 ER) in 23 games (22 starts)...Helped Yomiuri capture the
Central League Championship.
In

2007, posted a 14-4 record with two shutouts and a 2.75 ERA (186.2 IP - 57 ER) in 28 games (27 starts)...
Led the League with a 2.75 ERA and was named “Best Nine” emblematic of the best player at his position...
Posted a career-best 14 wins, including two complete-game shutouts...Notched 141 strikeouts in a career-best
186.2 innings, the second-most of his career.
In

2006, went 2-6 with a 4.94 ERA (62 IP - 34 ER) in 35 games (four starts)...Pitched in relief and saved 15
games...Suffered a broken cheek bone after being struck by a line drive...Missed six weeks...His 35 outings
were a career-high.
In

2005, compiled an 8-12 record with a 4.47 ERA (163 IP - 81 ER) in 27 games (26 starts)...Registered a career-
best four complete games, also notched two shutouts.
In

2004, saw limited action due to time on the disabled list with a sprained ankle...Finished the season 5-10
with three complete games, one shutout, and a 5.44 ERA (91 IP - 55 ER) in 16 starts.
In

2003, registered a 4-4 record with a 3.84 ERA (86.2 IP - 37 ER) in 13 starts...Missed part of the season

with left arm stiffness.
In

2002, compiled double digit wins for frst time in his career, going 10-4 with two complete games and a 3.09
ERA (163.1 IP - 56 ER) in 24 games (23 starts)...Notched a career-best 145 strikeouts...Helped lead Yomiuri to
the Japanese League Championship.
In

2001, went 9-9 in his second season with Yomiuri, compiling a 3.94 ERA (134.2 IP - 59 ER) in 30 games

(23 starts).
In

2000, won nine games in rookie season and was a member of the Japanese League Championship squad...
Finished season 9-6 with three complete games, two shutouts, and a 3.18 ERA (135.2 IP - 48 ER).

PerSonal/MiSC:

Hisanori Takahashi (HEE-son-OR-ee).

Graduated from Syutoku High School and Komazawa University.

Selected by the Yomiuri Giants in the frst round of the 1999 draft.

Originally signed by the New York Mets as a minor league free agent, February 11, 2010.

taKaHaSHi’S liFetiMe PitCHing reCord

Year Club

W-L

ERA

G GS CG SHO SV

IP

H

R ER HR HB BB IBB SO

WP BK

BA

2000—Yomiuri

9-6 3.18 24 23

3 2

0

135.2 133

59 48 10

2 36 – 102

1

0

2001—Yomiuri

9-9 3.94 30 23

3 1

0

134.2 126

65 59 20

3 52 – 99

4

0

2002—Yomiuri

10-4 3.09 24 23

2 0

0

163.1 143

58 56 16

6 39 – 145

4

1

2003—Yomiuri

4-4 3.84 13 13

3 0

0

86.2

79

42 37 14

4 27 – 78

1

1

2004—Yomiuri

5-10 5.44 16 16

3 1

0

91

107

59 55 18

3 26 – 61

3

0

2005—Yomiuri

8-12 4.47 27 26

4 2

0

163

171

88 81 18

4 48 – 135

1

0

2006—Yomiuri

2-6 4.94 35 4

0 0 15

62

70

36 34 10

1 15 – 51

1

0

2007—Yomiuri

14-4 2.75 28 27

2 2

0

186.2 168

63 57 21

2 50 4 141

1

0

2008—Yomiuri

8-5 4.13 23 22

0 0

0

122

127

63 56 16

5 30 0 94

2

0

2009—Yomiuri

10-6 2.94 25 25

1 0

0

144

147

58 47 16

6 36 1 126

0

0

2010—Mets

10-6 3.61 53 12

0 0

8

122

116

51 49 13

0 43 0 114

1

1 .252

JAPAN TOTALS

79-66 3.70 245 202 21 8 15 1289 1271 591 530 159 36 359 – 1032

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MaJor league Hitting totalS

AVG

AB

H

HR

RBI

.063

16

1

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1

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POS

PCT

G

PO

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TC

DP

P

.952

53

5

15

1

21

0

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2010 SeaSon:

Saw Major League action for fourth consecutive season, posting a 2-0 record with a 1.37 ERA (19.2 IP - 3 ER) in 13

appearances with Angels...Allowed 12 hits (2 HR) while walking four and striking out 15...Set career-high throwing
19.2 innings while allowing a career-low three earned runs...13 appearances matched career-high set in 2009...Was
recalled from triple-A Salt Lake, July 2 after posting a 1-1 record with two saves and a 0.61 ERA (29.2 IP – 2 ER) in
19 appearances and being named to Pacifc Coast League 2010 All-Star Team...Was placed on disabled list, August 7
and reactivated on August 28, missing 18 games with right shoulder infammation...Recorded frst two big league
victories in fnal four appearances after failing to record a decision in frst 31 career games spanning four seasons...
Limited left-handed batters to a .100 clip (3/30) while right-handers batted .225 (9/40) against him...10 of 13
outings were scoreless...Wife Ashley gave birth to a baby boy, Richard William, Aug. 23rd.

Minor league SuMMarY:

In

2009, split season between Angels and triple-A Salt Lake with three seperate stints in the big leagues...
Began season at Salt Lake, making three relief appearances (1-0, 4.50) before being recalled by Angels, April 18...
Made three appearances before being optioned, April 25...Also recalled May 27 for his longest stint, making nine
appearances before being optioned July 11...Was recalled, September 1 and spent remainder of season on big league
roster...Was 0-0 with a 5.13 ERA (19.1 IP - 11 ER) in 13 Major League appearances...Struck out 21 batters in 19.1 IP...
Had longest outing of career, October 1 vs. Texas (2.2 IP)...At Salt Lake, fnished 3-1 with a 3.12 ERA (43.1 IP - 15
ER) in 29 relief appearances...Allowed 41 hits (7 HR), walked 11 and struck out 51.
Started the

2008 season pitching in two games for the Angels (0-0, 22.50) before being optioned to Salt Lake on
April 5...Was recalled on April 26 and tossed one scoreless inning at Detroit before being optioned back to Salt Lake
on April 28...Posted a 1-0 record with a 4.38 ERA (12.1 IP - 6 ER) in nine games at Salt Lake...Placed on disabled
list on May 9 with right shoulder nerve infammation...Activated off the disabled list on September 1 and recalled
on the same day.
In

2007, played at all levels during season, including single-A Rancho Cucamonga, double-A Arkansas, triple-A
Salt Lake and Angels...Was 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (2 IP, 1 H, 3 SO, 1 WP) in one appearance with Rancho Cucamonga...
Pitched in 21 games (three starts) with Arkansas, posting 2-3 record and 2.01 ERA (49.1 IP – 11 ER)...Limited
opponents to .193 (34-176) average against...Finished 3-0 with one save and a 2.19 ERA (24.2 IP – 6 ER) in 16 games
with Salt Lake...Had contract selected by Angels, Sept. 1...Made Major League debut, Sept. 1 vs. Texas (1 IP, 1 H,
2 SO)...Appeared in seven games, posting no record and 10.80 ERA (6.2 IP – 4 ER)…Overall on season, walked 23
batters and struck out 94...Was MLB Futures Game World Team Selection.
In

2006, split season between double-A Arkansas and triple-A Salt Lake...Was 3-4 with 10 saves and a 5.13 ERA
(66.2 IP – 38 ER) in 42 games with Travelers...Led club in saves...30 games fnished ranked fourth in Midwest
League...Appeared in four games with Bees, posting 0-1 record, one save and 12.46 ERA (4.1 IP – 6 ER).
In

2005, spent entire campaign at single-A Rancho Cucamonga...Was 6-8 with three saves and a 5.27 ERA (121.1
IP – 71 ER) in 42 games (15 starts)…Ranked tied for second on club in wins, ffth in games, fourth in starts, tied
for third in saves, second in innings pitched and third in strikeouts (92)...Finished 2-5 with a 5.80 ERA (76 IP – 49
ER) as starter.
In

2004, spent entire campaign at single-A Rancho Cucamonga...Was 3-2 with four saves and a 3.94 ERA (77.2 IP
– 34 ER) in 41 games (fve starts)...Ranked ffth on club in games pitched, third in saves and fourth in strikeouts
(71)...Was 2-0 with a 2.93 ERA (27.2 IP – 9 ER) as a starter.
In

2003, split season between single-A Cedar Rapids and single-A Rancho Cucamonga...Was 1-2 with nine saves
and a 0.24 ERA (37.2 IP – 1 ER) in 31 games with Cedar Rapids...Average against (.140) was tops in Midwest
League...12.90 strikeouts per 9 IP ranked ffth in league...Was second on club in saves...Named to Midwest League
All-Star Team…Finished 2-2 with eight saves and a 4.91 ERA (29.1 IP – 16 ER) in 24 games with Quakes...Ranked
second on club in saves.
In

2002, began professional career with Angels rookie club in Mesa...Posted 2-0 record with one save and a 2.70
ERA (23.1 IP – 7 ER) in 15 games...Walked nine batters and struck out 29...Average against was .167, ranking second
in league.

Bats: Right | throws: Right | ht.: 6-1 | wt. 205

OPeNING DaY aGe: 26

bOrN: July 1, 1984
bIrthPlace: Hornsby, Australia resIDes: Sydney, Australia
marrIeD: Ashley Beck, Jan. 26, 2008
chIlDreN: Richard
acquIreD: Signed as a free agent, Feb. 13, 2002.
sIGNeD thru: 2011

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PerSonal/MiSC:

Richard Graeme Thompson.

Graduated St. Ives High School (Sydney, AUS).

Is a native of Hornsby, Australia…Third Australian native to appear with Angels (Trent Durrington and Craig

Shipley).
Was originally signed by Angels’ scout Grant Weir.

tHoMPSon’S liFetiMe PitCHing reCord

Year Club

W-L

ERA

G GS CG GF SHO SV

IP

H

R ER HR HB BB IBB

SO WP BK

BA

2002— Angels (ASL) 2-0 2.70 15 0

0 2

0 1 23.1 14 12

7

0

1

9 0

29

1

1 .167

2003— Cedar Rapids 1-2 0.24 31 0

0 23

0 9 37.2 18

5

1

1

0 13 0

54

6

0 .140

Cucamonga

2-2 4.91 24 0

0 18

0 8 29.1 28 19 16

4

2 18 1

33

5

0 .246

2004— Cucamonga

3-2 3.94 41 5

0 14

0 4 77.2 76 36 34

9

3 33 2

71

4

1 .259

2005— Cucamonga

6-8 5.27 42 15

0 14

0 3 121.1 132 76 71 20

2 53 0

92 12

2 .277

2006— Arkansas

3-4 5.13 42 0

0 30

0 10 66.2 52 39 38 13

4 27 0

60

6

1 .218

Salt Lake

0-1 12.46 4 0

0 2

0 1

4.1

9

6

6

1

0

4 0

3

0

0 .500

2007— Cucamonga

0-0 0.00 1 0

0 0

0 0

2

1

0

0

0

0

0 0

3

1

0 .125

Arkansas

2-3 2.01 21 3

0 7

0 0 49.1 34 15 11

5

3 14 1

50

3

1 .193

Salt Lake

3-0 2.19 16 0

0 10

0 1 24.2 17

7

6

2

3

6 0

32

3

0 .193

LAA

0-0 10.80 7 0

0 2

0 0

6.2 10

8

8

4

0

3 0

9

2

0 .345

2008— LAA

0-0 22.50 2 0

0 1

0 0

2

4

5

5

0

0

2 0

1

1

0 .400

Salt Lake

1-0 4.05 10 0

0 5

0 0 13.1 12

6

6

1

1

9 0

11

1

0 .240

Angels (ASL) 0-0 3.00 7 0

0 2

0 2

9

6

3

3

0

0

2 0

13

1

0 .194

2009— Salt Lake

3-1 3.12 29 0

0 10

0 0 43.1 41 19 15

7

2 11 0

51

2

0 .246

LAA

0-0 5.12 13 0

0 2

0 0 19.1 27 11 11

6

1

7 0

21

5

0 .329

2010— Salt Lake

1-1 0.61 19 0

0 6

0 2 29.2 17

2

2

0

0 10 0

30

1

0 .177

LAA

2-0 1.37 13 0

0 7

0 0 19.2 12

4

3

2

0

4 0

15

4

0 .171

MAJOR TOTALS

2-0 5.10 35 0

0 12 0 0 47.2 53 28 27 12

1 16 0

46 12 0 .277

MINOR TOTALS

27-24 3.66 302 23

0 146 0 41 531.2 457 245 216 63 21 209 4 532 46 6 .231

Disabling Injuries: 2010 — Right shoulder infammation, disabled Aug. 7-28.

Season

Game

Wins

2 — 2010

SO

5 — July 28, 2010 vs. Bos.

ERA

1.37 — 2010

BB

2 — 3 times; last, July 8, 2009 vs. Tex.

IP

19.2 — 2010

IP

3 — July 28, 2010 vs. Bos.

SO

21 — 2009

H

4 — 5 times; last, Oct. 1, 2009 vs. Tex.

R

5 — April 4, 2008 vs. Tex.

tHoMPSon’S beStS

MoSt HoMe runS bY PoSition

Position

Player

Home Runs

Catcher

Mike Napoli

75

First Base

Wally Joyner

116

Second Base

Bobby Grich

137

Shortstop

Dick Schofield

48

Third Base

Troy Glaus

169

Left Field

Garret Anderson

160

Center Field

Jim Edmonds

114

Right Field

Tim Salmon

249

Outfielder

Tim Salmon

249

Designated Hitter

Chili Davis

108

Pinch Hitter

Jack Howell

7

Home run totals only while playing the position listed

angelS 20-gaMe WinnerS

Wins

Pitcher

Year

22

Nolan Ryan

1974

22

Clyde Wright

1970

21

Bartolo Colon

2005

21

Nolan Ryan

1973

Wins

Pitcher

Year

20

Bill Singer

1973

20

Andy Messersmith

1971

20

Dean Chance

1964

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2010 SeaSon:

Named

Angels Minor League Player of the Year...Set career-bests in nearly every offense category during frst
season with triple-A Salt Lake…Batted .301 (160/532) with 29 doubles, fve triples, 36 home runs and 122
RBI...Led all of minor league baseball with 36 HRs…Also led PCL in RBI (122) and runs scored (103)...36 HRs
set a new franchise record...Became ffth player in Bees’ history to hit 30+ HRs...Batted .351 (71/202) after
triple-A All-Star Break to raise average from .270 to .301…Connected for six home runs with 16 RBI over his
fnal nine games with Bees...Named to 2010 PCL Post-Season All-Star team...Recalled by Angels on Sept. 6...
Made MLB debut Sept. 11 vs. Seattle, striking out in only plate appearance...Two-RBI single in 9th inning
on fnal day of season (Oct. 3 @ Texas) marked frst MLB hit..Made frst start Sept. 24 vs. White Sox (at frst
base)…Batted .336 with nine doubles, fve home runs, 21 RBI in 28 Venezuelan Winter League games.

Minor league SuMMarY:

Put

together solid season in 2009 in full season jump from single-A to double-A Arkansas...Batted .291
(155/533) with a team-leading 15 home runs and 88 RBI in 137 games...Among Texas League leaders, ranked
third in doubles (33) and fourth in hits (155) and total bases (241)....Struggled over frst two months of season
(.231, 6 HR, 27 RBI in 45 games) before ending strong from June-September (.319, 9 HR, 61 RBI in 92 games)...
Named to Texas League All-Star team.
In

2008, spent majority of season with Rancho Cucamonga...Batted .283 with 26 home runs and 68 RBI in
103 games...Called up to double-A Arkansas on July 28 and went 5-for-5 with two home runs in his frst game...
Helped Arkansas to 2008 Texas League Championship...Finished season with a combined .281 average, leading
Angels organization with 32 home runs and 93 RBI...Named to California League Post-Season All-Star team.
In

2007, played second season at Cedar Rapids, batting .272 with 14 home runs...Led club with 128 hits, 76
RBI, 128 games and 471 at-bats.
In

2006, spent entire season at Cedar Rapids batting .220 with 13 home runs and 59 RBI in 118 games...
Connected for a season-high four hits with one home run and two RBI on June 4 against Burlington.
In

2005, began professional career at Orem batting .274 with 10 home runs and 45 RBI...Collected a season-
high three hits with two home runs and four RBI on June 23 against Ogden...Tied for Pioneer League lead (with
teammate Dallas Morris) in doubles (23) and ranked second in extra-base hits (34).

PerSonal/MiSC:

Mark Daniel Trumbo.

Attended Villa Park HS (CA) where he pitched and played infeld...Earned High School All-America honors in 2005 after

hitting .425 and going 10-2 with 2.20 ERA on mound...Named second team All-American in 2004 as utilityman.
Had scholarship to University of Southern California before being selected in 18th round of the 2004 free agent draft.

Grew up as Angels fan and lives 10 minutes from Angel Stadium.

Originally signed by

Angels’ scout Tim Corcoran.

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Year Club

AVG

G AB

R

H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HBP BB IBB SO SB CS GDP SLG OBP E

2005—Orem

.274 71 299H 45

82 23H 1 10 45 0 2

1 21

4 67 2 2

2 .458 .322 8

2006—Cedar Rapids .220 118 428 43

94 19 0 13 59 0 7

3 44

1 99 5 5

8 .355 .293 18

2007— Cedar Rapids .272 128 471 57 128 27 2 14 76 0 5

6 34

1 98 10 8 15 .427 .326 12

2008—Cucamonga .283 103 407 70 115 28 2 26 68 0 2

3 26

4 67 7 3 12 .553 .329 20

Arkansas

.276 32 123 13

34

7 1

6 25 2 2

0

7

0 29 1 2

5 .496 .311 2

2009—Arkansas

.291 137 533 54 155 35 3 15 88 2 8

1 37

2 100 6 3 22 .452 .333 10

2010— Salt Lake

.301 139 532 103H 160 29 5 36H 122H 0 4

1 58

8 126 3 4 12 .577 .368 12

LAA

.067

8

15

2

1

0 0

0

2 0 0

0

1

0

8 0 0

0 .067 .125 1

MINOR TOTALS

.275 728 2793 385 768 168 14 120 483 4 30 15 227 20 586 34 27 76 .474 .330 82

led or tied for league lead

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OPeNING DaY aGe: 25

bOrN: Jan. 16, 1986

bIrthPlace: Anaheim, CA

resIDes: Orange, CA

acquIreD: Selected in 18th round of 2004 free agent draft

sIGNeD thru: 2011

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Began ffth professional season in Twins organization with

Fort Myers where he pitched in just three games
before being promoted to New Britain...Appeared in 23 games for the Rock Cats, posting a 1-2 record with one
save and a 6.37 ERA (29.2 IP - 21 ER)...On Sept. 1, was announced as the player to be named later in the August
27th trade that sent LHP Brian Fuentes to Minnesota...Was placed on Angels’ 40-man roster and reported to
double-A Arkansas, where he pitched just one inning, Sept. 4 vs. Springfeld.

Minor league SuMMarY:

In

2009, spent majority of season with Fort Meyers, compiling fve saves and a 2.86 ERA (34.1 IP - 11 ER)
in 25 relief appearances...Promoted to New Britain, where he posted a 1-1 record with one save and a 2.45
ERA (7.1 IP - 2 ER) in eight games...Missed frst seven weeks of season recovering from partially torn ulnar
collateral ligament in right arm.
In

2008, spent entire season with Beloit, going 2-2 with three saves and a 3.22 ERA (44.2 IP - 16 ER) in
28 appearances...Went 1-0 with three saves and a 2.59 ERA before the All-Star break and was selected to
participate in the Midwest League All-Star game.
In

2007, registered a 2-2 record with a 2.63 ERA (24 IP - 7 ER) in 13 games with Elizabethton...Limited
opponents to a .171 average, striking out 23 batters in 24 innings pitched...Represented his country in 2007
Baseball World Cup.
In

2006, spent frst professional season in America with GCL Twins, posting a 1-2 record with a 3.30 ERA (43.2
IP - 16 ER) in 10 games (eight starts).

MiSCellaneouS:

Ludovicus ‘‘Loek’’ Jacobus Maria Van Mil...First name is pronounced ‘‘Luke’’.

Was originally signed by Twins’ scout Howard Norsetter as a non-drafted free agent, July 7, 2005...Attended

Erasmus High School in the Netherlands.
Represented his country in the 2007 Baseball World Cup and was selected to the Dutch National Team for the

2008 Olympics, but could not play due to injury.
At 7’1’’, Van Mil is the tallest player in professional baseball.

van Mil’S liFetiMe PitCHing reCord

Year Club

W-L

ERA

G GS CG GF SHO SV

IP

H

R ER HR HB BB IBB

SO WP BK

BA

2006— GCL Twins

1-2 3.30 10 8

0 0

0 0 43.2 51 31 16

3

4 17 1

24

4

1 .290

2007— Elizabethton 2-2 2.63 13 0

0 0

0 0 24

14 10

7

0

0 17 0

23

7

1 .171

2008— Beloit

2-2 3.22 28 0

0 0

0 3 44.2 36 21 16

5

3 25 1

42

8

0 .221

2009— Fort Myers

0-0 2.86 25 0

0 0

0 5 34.2 29 11 11

3

3 17 0

23

2

0 .236

New Britain

1-1 2.45 8 0

0 0

0 1

7.1

7

2

2

0

0

6 1

5

0

0 .269

2010— Fort Myers

0-1 4.50 3 0

0 0

0 0

4

4

2

2

0

2

0 0

6

0

0 .267

New Britain

1-2 6.37 23 0

0 0

0 0 29.2 40 24 21

1

2 22 2

21

3

0 .315

Arkansas

0-0 0.00 1 0

0 0

0 0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1 0

0

0

0 .000

MINOR TOTALS

7-10 3.57 111 8

0 0 0 9 189

181 101 75 12 14 105 5 144 24 2 .253

Bats: Right | throws: Right | ht.: 7-1 | wt. 220

OPeNING DaY aGe: 26

bOrN: Sept. 15, 1984

bIrthPlace: Oss, Netherlands resIDes: Oss, Noord-Brandt, Netherlands

acquIreD: As PTBNL in exchange for LHP Brian Fuentes, Aug. 27,

2010 (Named Sept. 1, 2010)

sIGNeD thru: 2011

loek van Mil

rHP

130

40-MAn ROsTeR

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ANGELS BASEBALL

W

alDeN

2010 SeaSon:

Began season at double-A

Arkansas where he went went 1-1 with a 3.35 ERA (43 IP – 16 ER) in 38 relief
appearances...Was named Texas League Midseason All-Star...Made a brief stop in Salt Lake where he posted
a 4.05 ERA (6.2 IP – 3 ER) in six games prior to being recalled on August 22 by Angels...Made Major League
debut in the ninth inning on the same day at Minnesota (1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 SO)...Finished season 0-1 with one
save and a 2.35 ERA (15.1 IP - 4 ER) in 16 appearances...Recorded frst career save, Sept. 19 at Tampa Bay (0.1
IP)...12 of 16 outings were scoreless...Led Halos pitchers with 13.5 strikeouts per 9 IP...Recorded 23 strikeouts
(7 BB) in frst 16 appearances (15.1 IP) in Majors.

Minor league SuMMarY:

In

2009, spent entire season at Arkansas, compiling a 1-5 record with a 5.25 ERA (60 IP - 35 ER) in 13 starts...
Named to Baseball America’s Top 100 Prospects (No. 70), but spent majority of season on disabled list with
infammation in his right elbow.
In

2008, began season at Cedar Rapids, posting a 4-6 record with one complete game and a 2.18 ERA (107.1
IP - 26 ER) in 18 starts...Limited batters to a .207 clip...Promoted to Rancho Cucamonga where he registered
a 5-2 record with a 4.04 ERA (49 IP - 22 ER) in nine starts with the Quakes...Earned California League Pitcher
of the Week honors for the week of August 11.
In

2007, spent frst professional season with Orem going 1-1 with a 3.08 ERA (64.1 IP - 22 ER) in 15 starts.

PerSonal/MiSC:

Jordan Craig Walden.

Was originally signed by Angels’ scout Arnold Bathwaite.

Attended Mansfeld HS (TX) and Grayson County College.

Walden’S liFetiMe PitCHing reCord

Year Club

W-L

ERA

G GS CG GF SHO SV

IP

H

R ER HR HB BB IBB

SO WP BK

BA

2007— Orem

1-1 3.08 15 15

0 0

0 0 64.1 49 27 22

3

3 17 0

63

3

0 .209

2008— Cedar Rapids 4-6 2.18 18 18

1 0

0 0 107.1 80 32 26

3

3 32 0

91

5

1 .207

Cucamonga

5-2 4.04 9 9

0 0

0 0 49.0 42 30 22

4

2 24 0

50

3

0 .226

2009— Arkansas

1-5 5.25 13 13

0 0

0 0 60

72 39 35

4

3 29 1

57

7

1 .301

2010— Arkansas

1-1 3.35 38 0

0 30

0 8 43

44 18 16

2

0 22 2

38

5

0 .277

Salt Lake

0-0 4.05 6 0

0 2

0 0

6.2

8

3

3

0

0

2 0

3

0

0 .296

LAA

0-1 2.35 16 0

0 5

0 1 15.1 13

4

4

1

0

7 0

23

1

1 .224

MINOR TOTALS

12-15 3.38 99 55

1 32 0 8 330.1 295 149 124 16 11 126 3 302 23 2 .239

Bats: Right | throws: Right | ht.: 6-5 | wt. 235

OPeNING DaY aGe: 23

bOrN: Nov. 16, 1987

bIrthPlace: Fort Worth, TX

resIDes: Fort Worth, TX

acquIreD: Selected in 12th round of the 2006 free agent draft.

sIGNeD thru: 2011

m.l. servIce: 43 days

JorDAN Walden

rHP

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