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J.J. Putz
ERA S K
6.59 0 14
Team: ArizonaHt / Wt: 6-5 / 250 NFBC ADP: 430.85
Position: RPBorn: 2/22/1977 Birthplace: Trenton, Michigan
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 6th Round by Mariners (1999)


Latest News
Nov. 6 5:13 PM PT6:13 PM MT7:13 PM CT8:13 PM ET20:13 ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST8:43 PM VEN5:13 UAE (+1)7:13 PM CT-Putz has rejoined the Arizona Diamondbacks as a special assistant to President and CEO Derrick Hall.
Analysis: The team announced Thursday that the 37-year-old Putz will be in uniform during spring training to work with pitchers and will visit the club's minor league affiliates during the regular season. Putz had a career-high 45 saves for Arizona in 2011, helping the team win the NL West. He was 37-33 with a 3.08 ERA and 189 saves in 572 appearances over 12 seasons.
June 20 3:56 PM PT4:56 PM MT5:56 PM CT6:56 PM ET18:56 ET22:56 GMT6:56 3:56 PM MST5:56 PM EST6:26 PM VEN2:56 UAE (+1)5:56 PM CT-The Arizona Diamondbacks have designated Putz for assignment. Putz had a career-high 45 saves while helping Arizona win the NL West title his first season in 2011, but has battled injuries the past two seasons.
Analysis: The Diamondbacks signed Addison Reed during the offseason and moved Putz into a setup role. The 37-year-old went 1-1 with a 6.50 ERA in 18 appearances and spent time on the disabled list with forearm tightness. Putz has 189 saves in 12 seasons, including 83 in four years with the Diamondbacks.
May 6 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-The Arizona Diamondbacks placed Putz on the 15-day disabled list Monday with tightness in his forearm.
Analysis: Putz is 1-0 in 13 appearances this season. The right-hander last pitched May 3 going one-third of an inning against San Diego, giving up two hits and two runs.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2003 Sea 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 3.2 4 2 2 0 3 0 3 1.91 4.91
2004 Sea 0 3 9 - 13 54 0 0 63.0 66 35 33 10 24 4 47 1.43 4.71
2005 Sea 6 5 1 - 4 64 0 0 60.0 58 27 24 8 23 2 45 1.35 3.60
2006 Sea 4 1 36 - 43 72 0 0 78.1 59 20 20 4 13 1 104 0.92 2.30
2007 Sea 6 1 40 - 42 68 0 0 71.2 37 11 11 6 13 0 82 0.70 1.38
2008 Sea 6 5 15 - 23 47 0 0 46.1 46 20 20 4 28 2 56 1.60 3.88
2009 NYM 1 4 2 - 4 29 0 0 29.1 29 18 17 1 19 4 19 1.64 5.22
2010 CWS 7 5 3 - 7 60 0 0 54.0 41 18 17 4 15 2 65 1.04 2.83
2011 Ari 2 2 45 - 49 60 0 0 58.0 41 15 14 4 12 0 61 0.91 2.17
2012 Ari 1 5 32 - 37 57 0 0 54.1 45 18 17 4 11 1 65 1.03 2.82
2013 Ari 3 1 6 - 11 40 0 0 34.1 26 9 9 4 17 1 38 1.25 2.36
2014 Ari 1 1 0 - 0 18 0 0 13.2 17 10 10 1 6 1 14 1.68 6.59
Career 37 33 189 - 233 572 0 0 566.2 469 203 194 50 184 18 599 1.15 3.08


Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2011 Ari Total 0 1 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.86
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.86
Career 0 1 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.86


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 159 92 86 88.5 61.87
Slider 3 85 82 83.7 1.17
Split-Finger 95 87 81 84.6 36.96

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