Addison Devon Reed...Twitter: @Areed43...graduated from Los Osos (CA) High School...attended San Diego State University where he was 8-2 for the Aztecs with 2.50 ERA (79.1 IP, 22 ER) in 11 starts during 2010...was a teammate at SDSU with Stephen Strasburg.
Spent first full season with Minnesota after signing as free agent in January....Posted a 2.42 ERA (22.1 IP, 6 ER) with seven walks, 23 strikeouts and seven holds in first 20 games from March 29-May 16...Posted a 7.71 ERA (18.2 IP, 16 ER) in next 21 games before being placed on 10-day disabled list July 11 with right triceps tightness...Went on rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester, pitching in two games...returned from rehab assignment and reinstated from disabled list on July 30...Suffered first career ejection September 2 at Texas, arguing balls and strikes (umpire - Alan Porter). Held opponents to a .299 batting average, the highest of career...Ranked third on the club in appearances (55)...Appeared in at least 55 games for the seventh time in career.
Began season with New York-NL and worked primarily in the closer role after the injury to Jeurys Familia and converted 19 of 21 save opportunities for the Mets ... Acquired by Boston via trade July 31, in exchange for right-handed pitchers Jamie Callahan, Gerson Bautista, and Steve Nogosek ... Made Red Sox debut August 1 vs. Cleveland ... Allowed 10 runs total with Boston in 29 games, seven of which came over two appearances at New York-AL...in his other 27 appearances for Red Sox, posted a 1.01 ERA (26.2 IP, 3 ER) ... Appeared in 77 games between Mets and Red Sox, posting a 2.84 ERA (76.0 IP, 24 ER) with 15 walks and 76 strikeouts ... Retired 55 of 77 first batters faced (71%) between both clubs ... Appeared in 70-plus games for the second consecutive season.
Was first in the majors with 40 holds and set a singleseason franchise record for holds with his 27th on August 4 at New York (AL)...Aaron Heilman (2006) held the previous mark with 26 holds...His 40 holds are tied for the third-most in major league history with Tyler Clippard (2014) and Luke Gregerson (2010)...Had the fourth-lowest ERA among NL relievers (1.97) with a min. 50.0 innings...Made a career-high 80 outings...Previous high was 68 games with the White Sox in 2013...His 80 appearances in 2016 were tied for the seventh-most in team history for a single season...Is eighth on the Mets all-time holds list with 46...David Weathers is seventh with 49...Was unscored upon in 68 of 80 outings...Went 2-0 with a 1.75 ERA (seven earned runs/36.0 innings) after the All-Star break...Tossed a career-high 16.1 scoreless innings (allowed only six hits with 25 strikeouts) from June 25-July 31... Did not allow a run in 15.1 innings from May 4-June 8...Had 19 strikeouts during that time...Averaged 10.54 strikeouts per nine innings (91 strikeouts in 77.2 innings)...Was seventh among NL relievers with 91 strikeouts while issuing only 13 walks all season...Earned his first save of the year and the 106th of his career on April 27 vs. Cincinnati...Righthanded batters were 35-167 (.210) off him and lefthanded batters went 25-119 (.210).
Tossed a scoreless eighth inning in the NL Wild Card Game versus San Francisco...Struck out one and walked two.
Acquired by the Mets from Arizona on August 30 in exchange for minor league righthanded pitchers Miller Diaz and Matt Koch...Made his Mets debut on September 1 vs. Philadelphia...Did not allow a run in his first 15 outings with
New York (14.0 innings) with 15 strikeouts....His 1.42 ERA (five earned runs/31.2 innings) was the second-lowest ERA in the majors from July 29 through the end of the season (min. 30 innings)...Only the Cubs' Jake Arrieta had a
lower mark (0.57 ERA). ... Had one win, one save (September 13 at Atlanta) and six holds with the Mets....Was 2-2 with a 4.20 ERA (19 earned runs/40.2 innings) and three saves in 38 games with the Diamondbacks before the trade.
Appeared in nine games during the playoffs, including all five games of the World Series....Had a hold in Game 4 of the World Series. ...Was unscored upon in seven of his nine postseason outings.
Appeared in 62 games during his first season with Arizona, going 1-7 with 32 saves and a 4.25 ERA (28 ER in 59.1 IP)... Is 1 of 10 pitchers to boast 30-plus saves in the last two seasons and the first to save 30 games in each league in consecutive years since Rafael Soriano in 2012-13... Tied for fourth on Arizona's single-season saves list with J.J. Putz (2012)…tied for ninth in the NL in saves (also Soriano)...Earned his first save with the D-backs on April 1 vs. Giants... Converted 11 straight save chances from July 12-Aug. 29, his longest single-season streak and second-longest of career (16 from Aug. 25, 2012-May 2, 2013)... Recorded his 100th save on Aug. 20 vs. Rockies, the sixth-youngest pitcher to reach the milestone (25 years, 245 days)... 10.47 strikeouts per 9.0 IP were a career best (9.08 in 2013)... Did not allow a walk in 16 straight games from May 6-June 20 (15.2 IP), tying his career-best mark (June 8-July 21, 2013)...Converted 20 of 23 save opportunities on the road and was successful in 12 of his final 13 save chances overall.
Recorded a career-high 40 saves in his second full season with the White Sox, going 5-4 with a 3.79 ERA (30 ER in 71.1 IP) in 68 games…the 40 saves tied for fourth most in franchise history... Became the youngest pitcher (age 24) in White Sox history to record 40-plus saves in a season and fourth pitcher overall (fi fth time)... Ranked fi fth in the AL in saves and games fi nished (59)... Saved 63.5 percent of the White Sox 63 wins, the fi fthhighest mark in Major League history... 24 fi rst-half saves tied for the fourth-most in club history... Converted his fi rst 10 save chances from April 1-May 2, establishing a single-season high... Faced 71 batters without a walk from June 5-July 25... Earned the win on June 5 @ Mariners despite allowing 5 runs, including a game-tying grand slam to Kyle Seager, in the 14th inning…registered career highs in IP (3.0) and strikeouts (5)…became the fi rst White Sox reliever to earn a win after allowing 5 or more runs since Floyd Weaver on May 31, 1970 @ Red Sox (6 ER in 5.0 IP)... Notched 50th career save on June 22 @ Royals (24 years, 177 days), the second-youngest pitcher in White Sox history behind Terry Forster (22 years, 110 days) to reach that milestone (STATS LLC)…needed just 56 opportunities to reach 50 saves, the fewest in Sox history... Saved 6 consecutive Sox games from Aug. 16-22, the only pitcher in franchise history to accomplish the feat and fi rst in the Majors since Eric Gagne in 2003…streak was snapped when he did not pitch on Aug. 23 vs. Rangers.
Set a White Sox single-season rookie record with 29 saves, the sixth-highest total by a Major League rookie since 2000 ... ranked among the American League relief leaders in saves (t7th) and save percentage (9th, 87.9) ... converted 29 of his 33 save opportunities, posting a 3.56 ERA (12 ER/30.1 IP) ... ERA was 6.20 (17 ER/24.2 IP) in non-save situations ... owned a 3.00 ERA (8 ER/24.0 IP) on the road and a 6.10 mark (21 ER/31.0 IP) at U.S. Cellular Field ... allowed 38.9 percent (7-18) of inherited runners to score ... first batters faced went 17-55 (.309) ... limited the opposition to a .188 (6-32) average with RISP/two outs ... allowed one earned run over eight interleague games (8.1 iP) ... converted nine of 10 save opportunities and owned a 4.61 ERA (7 ER/13.2 IP) when working with no rest ... worked 8.1 scoreless IP in April (10 games) but allowed eight earned runs over 8.0 IP in May (10) ... converted his first eight save chances from 5/5-6/16 after taking over the closer's role on a full-time basis ... made 13 consecutive scoreless road appearances to start the season (11.2 iP), the fourth-longest streak in White Sox history ... made 13 consecutive scoreless relief outings (10.0 IP) from 4/6-5/8, the longest streak by a Sox rookie reliever to start a season since 1920 (source: STATS LLC) ... registered his first career hold on 4/9 at Cleveland (0.2 scoreless IP) ... matched a career high with three strikeouts (third time) on 4/22 at Seattle ... posted his first Major League save on 5/5 at Detroit, striking out Austin Jackson with the game-tying and winning runs on base ... allowed six earned runs over 0.1 IP on 5/13 vs. Kansas City, snapping his scoreless appearance streak at 13 ... suffered his first career loss on 6/2 vs. Seattle (2 ER/1.1 IP) ... recorded his first Major League victory on 6/7 vs. Toronto, working 1.0 scoreless IP ... suffered his first blown save on 6/17 at Los Angeles-AL (1 ER/1.0 IP) ... recorded his first four-out save on 6/23 vs. Milwaukee ... allowed a game-ending, three-run homer in the ninth inning to Cody Ross on 7/19 at Boston ... recorded his 22nd save of the season on 8/20 vs. the Yankees, establishing a White Sox rookie record ... converted the save on 8/22 vs. the Yankees, his third in as many appearances against New York-AL ... according to Elias, became just the second rookie in baseball history to record a save in each of his first three career outings vs. the Yankees (also Lee Smith, 1988 with Boston) ... picked up his third win despite allowing the game-tying and go-ahead runs in the ninth inning on 8/24 vs. Seattle ... converted his final six save chances (3 ER/4.2 IP) from 8/25-9/28, and 14 of his last 15 overall ... entered the season ranked as the No. 1 Prospect in the White Sox organization by Baseball America ... also tabbed by the same publication as possessing the best slider in the Sox system.
Appeared in six games with the White Sox after his contract was purchased from Class AAA Charlotte on 9/2 ... went 0-0 with a 3.68 ERA (3 ER/7.1 IP) and 12 strikeouts ... averaged 14.7 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... recorded at least one strikeout in each of his six outings ... made his Major-League debut on 9/4 at detroit, allowing one run over 1.2 IP with three strikeouts ... registered his first Major-League strikeout (Brandon Inge) ... made four consecutive scoreless appearances (4.2 IP) with seven strikeouts from 9/9-16 ... went 2-1 with a 1.26 ERA (11 ER/78.1 IP), five saves and 111 strikeouts in 43 games between Class A Kannapolis, Class A Winston-Salem, Class AA Birmingham and Charlotte ... averaged 12.8 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... was named the relief pitcher on Baseball America's2011 Minor-League All-Star team and MILB.com's Reliever of the Year ... led all Minor-League relievers in strikeouts at the time of his promotion ... held opponents to a .157 (43-274) average and averaged 12.8 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... compiled scoreless streaks of 13.0 IP and 13.1 IP ... recorded five strikeouts on two occasions (5/27 at Kinston with Winston-Salem and 7/4 vs. Mobile with Birmingham).
Went 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA (6 ER/30.0 IP) and 44 strikeouts in 13 games (two starts) in his professional debut with advanced rookie Great Falls ... averaged 13.2 strikeouts per 9.0 IP ... was an honorable mention Pioneer League All-Star ... was rated by Baseball America as having the Best secondary Pitch in the White Sox 2010 draft class ... was recommended/signed by George Kachigian.