Christopher Scott Dohmann...resides in Lafayette, LA with wife, Tara Leigh, with their two children Kristopher Gavin and Ezra Scott...
named a 3rd Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball and Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year after compiling a 13-5 record
with a 3.23 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 131.0 innings pitched in 2000...led Louisiana Lafayette to the 2000 College World Series
and pitched 6.1 innings against San Jose State to help give the Ragin' Cajuns their first-ever CWS victory... played for St. Thomas
Moore High School in Louisiana, where he led his team to a pair of district championships...selected by Colorado in the sixth round
of the June 2000 First-Year Player Draft...signed by Rockies scout Damon Ianelli.
Went 0-1 with four saves and a 6.75 ERA in 14 relief appearances for Triple-A Reno (Diamondbacks)...Tossed 1.2 innings or more in five of 14 appearances, allowing one earned run in 9.2 innings (0.93 ERA)...Allowed all of his runs in the eighth and ninth innings...allowed one run in 4.2 innings (1.93 ERA) when pitching in the eighth
inning and 13 runs in 11.0 innings (10.64) when pitching in the ninth inning...Limited batters leading off innings to a .133 average (2-for-15)...Allowed 16 runs in 8.1 innings (17.28 ERA) in nine games for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese Central League before
signing with Arizona on July 18.
Twenty-nine year-old was recalled July 20 from
AAA Durham and pitched in 31 of the Rays
remaining 68 games, more than any other TB
pitcher over that final stretch ... worked mostly
in 7th and 8th inning set-up roles ...
Made his Rays debut that night at Yankee Stadium ...
allowed a HR to his first batter faced
First 3 apps (all vs. NYY): 3.0-IP, 6-H, 4-R, 2-HR
Next 18 apps from July 26 thru Sep 7: 21.0-IP, 16-
H, 3-R, 2-ER, 1-HR, 10-BB, 12-SO (0.86 era) ...
Followed that stretch by allowing 5 runs in consecutive
appearances Sep 11 at Boston and Sep
Finished the season strong, though, allowing
just one run over his last 8 appearances (6.2-IP) ...
Surrendered a HR to his first batter faced Aug.
28 at Camden Yards (Ramon Hernandez), snapping
a string of 15.2 innings without allowing an
earned run ... still earned the win, his 3rd ... also
recorded the victory June 30 vs. Toronto and
Aug. 19 vs. Cleveland ...
Was charged with an unearned run Aug. 21
vs. Boston, snapping his 14.0 inning scoreless
stretch dating back to July 22 ... was the longest
stretch by a Rays reliever on the season, 2nd longest
on the staff to Scott Kazmir (17.1 IP) ...
Pitched to a 0.63 ERA in August, allowing just
one earned run in 14.1 innings pitched over 11
outings ... only TEX Joaquin Benoit (0.00 ERA, 16-
IP) and TOR Brian Wolfe (0.54 ERA, 16.2-IP, 1-ER)
had a lower ERA among AL relievers that worked
as many innings ...
Did not allow an earned run in 15.1 innings
pitched at Tropicana Field ... compared to a 6.23
ERA (17.1-IP, 12-ER) on the road ...
Allowed just a .214 avg. with runners on base
(12-56) ... only Juan Salas (.208) was better
among Rays pitchers in those situations ...
Made 37 relief appearances for the Bulls going
4-1 with 5 saves and a 2.03 ERA ... opposition
batted just .213 (37-for-174), .181 (19-105) by
With Durham got off to a rough start allowing
5 runs over his first six outings (6.1-IP), a 7.10
ERA ... however, allowed only 7 runs (6 earned)
over his last 31 app's (42.1-IP), a 1.28 ERA ... Did
not surrender a run over his final 11.1 IP (9
games) at AAA ...
Signed by the Rays as a free agent January
22 ... appeared in 8 games this spring with TB
allowing 9 runs in 9 IP (9.00 ERA) with 6 walks
and 9 strikeouts ... was outrighted to Durham on
March 28 ...
A 6th round pick by Colorado in the 2000 Draft
out of Louisiana-Lafayette, he made his ML
debut with the Rockies in 2004.
Began the season on the disabled list with a viral infection, one of many Rockies players to
experience the unusual illness at the start of the year...Made a rehab assignment with Class-A Modesto and Triple-A Colorado Springs before
returning to the major league club on April 18...Allowed 2 runs in 1.2 IP in his season debut the next night against San Diego...followed that
outing with 6.0 scoreless innings over his next 7 appearances through May 9...Recorded his first career save April 28 at Florida fanning 2 of the 3 batters he faced in the Rockies' 3-2, 10th inning win...Was optioned back to Colorado Springs on May 23 when Sun-Woo Kim was activated off the DL...Spent just 11 days with the Sky Sox before returning the Rockies on June 3...allowed 11
runs in 14 outings including 4 home runs in an 8-game span during his second stint landing
him back at Triple-A on July 17...Was acquired by the Royals on July 31 along with first baseman Ryan Shealy in exchange for pitchers Jeremy Affeldt (LH) and Denny Bautista (RH)...Made his Kansas City debut the next day against the White Sox allowing a run in 1.1 innings
of relief...Allowed runs in 11 of his 21 outings with the Royals as opponents hit .347 off him...earned his lone KC win on Aug. 9 vs. Boston, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings...Was a combined 2-4 with a 7.08 ERA in 48 appearances between Colorado and KC...was the 2nd highest ERA in the majors among relievers with 30 or more innings pitched...only Royals teammate Andy Sisco (7.10) was higher.
A member of the Rockies' Opening Day roster for the first time in his career, Dohmann spent 2 stints with Colorado in his second major league campaign...also spent half the season with Triple-A Colorado Springs...went 2-1, 6.10 (31.0 ip, 21 er) in 32 relief appearances for the Rockies, posting 35 strikeouts with 19 walks...beginning Aug. 1, had a 2.59 ERA (24.1 ip, 7 er), lowest of any Rockies pitcher with at least 20.0 innings in that span...retired 21 of 32 first batters faced...allowed 8 of 17 inherited runners to score...ranked among team leaders in holds (3rd, 7), relief strikeouts (T5th, 35), and appearances (T9th, 32)...had 3 blown saves, tied for most on staff, as he was 0-for-3 in save opportunities...finished 10 games...tossed season-high 2.0 innings on 5 occasions and posted season-high 3 K's in 3 different games...each of the 3-strikeout contests came during his second stint...made first appearance in Rox' season opener on April 4 vs. San Diego, allowing a pair of solo homers...appeared in each of Rockies' first 4 games as 7 of 12 batters faced reached safely, including 4 home runs...permitted home runs in 4 of first 5 outings (5 total HR)...was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on April 28 and would be in PCL through the end of July...went 2-1 with one save and a 4.38 ERA in 34 relief appearances in the PCL...ranked 4th among Sky Sox pitchers with 34 games...ranked 2nd among Sky Sox relievers with 53 strikeouts...opponents batted .266 (41-for-154)...allowed just 3 home runs in final 22 appearances...was recalled from Triple-A for the duration of the season on Aug. 2...went 2-0, 0.66 (13.2 ip, 1 er) over the first 13 appearances of his 2nd stint from Aug. 6-Sept. 4...earned first major league win on Aug. 8 (G1) vs. Florida, having tossed 2.0 scoreless innings before Dustan Mohr's walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th...also earned win in final game of that stretch, Sept. 4 vs. Los Angeles, after tossing a scoreless inning before Brad Hawpe's walk-off single in the 10th...had an 0.77 ERA (11.2 ip, 1 er) over 11 appearances in August...allowed runs in 4 of his final 10 outings beginning Sept. 6...allowed just one home run over 24.1 innings during his 2nd stint with Colorado.
Rookie reliever was a bright spot among the Rockies bullpen woes, striking out 49 batters in
46.0 innings while posting a 0-3 record with a 4.11 ERA...his 9.59 strikeouts-per-nine-innings ratio ranked
sixth among NL rookies and 23rd among all NL hurlers (min. 20 ip)...held opponents to a .236 average
against and was actually tougher on lefties (.211 average, 20 K in 76 AB) than righties (.255, 29 K in 98
AB)...was particularly good against division rivals, putting up a 2.74 ERA with 27 strikeouts and just 7 walks
in 23.0 innings versus the NL West...began the season at Colorado Springs (AAA) where he pitched in 18
games, striking out 31 with a team-best 1.64 ERA in 22.0 innings of work...was recalled on May 15 and
made his major league debut that day vs. Philadelphia, allowing 2 runs in 2.0 innings of work...returned to
the Sky Sox two days later but was back in Denver for good on June 4...from June 22 to July 27, he ran
off 14 consecutive scoreless appearances covering 15.1 innings, the longest scoreless streak by a Rockies
pitcher in 2004...the opposition batted just .154 (8-for-52) against Scott during that stretch...streak was broken
on a home run by LA's David Ross on July 29, the only run that Dohmann would allow in 13 appearances
during the month of July (0.69 ERA in 13.0 innings)...was forced from a game in Atlanta on Aug. 24
when he was struck in the neck by a line drive off the bat of Chipper Jones...bounced back two days later
to pitch a perfect seventh inning vs. the Braves, striking out 2...closed out August with seven straight scoreless
appearances covering 6.1 innings...struggled with the longball early, allowing 7 HR in his first 30.0
innings, but settled down to allow only one HR in his final 16 appearances (16.0 ip)...missed three games
when he returned to his native Louisiana to be with wife, Tara, for the birth of their first child, Kristopher
Gavin, on Sept. 17.
Began his first Double A season as a starter
before emerging as one of Tulsa's top relievers...started his first four
games, going 1-2 with a 6.05 ERA (19.1 ip, 13 er)...then moved into the
bullpen where he was 8-2 with a 3.63 ERA and 4 saves in 46 relief
appearances (74.1 ip, 30 er)...the opposition hit .349 off Dohmann in his
starts (29-for-83) but just .232 in relief (65-for-280)...combined, the
right-hander was 9-4 with a 4.13 ERA and 102 strikeouts in 93.2
innings...worked mostly in long relief, throwing more than one inning in 26
of his 46 games, including 20 appearances of two or more innings...notched
his first professional save on May 15 at Wichita...during June and July,
Dohmann went 6-0 with a 2.35 combined ERA and .188 average against in 23
appearances (38.1 ip, 26 h, 10 er).
Dohmann begins his fifth season in professional baseball, all with the
Rockies organization...the former sixth-round pick makes his first
appearance on a major league 40-man roster...Dohmann has led two different
leagues in starts during his career but was converted to relief last year
and found success in that role...he figures to open 2004 with Triple A
Led his respective league in starts (28) for the second straight season and tied Zach Parker for most
games started within the organization...led all Rockies farmhands with 170.1 innings, third most in the Carolina League...tied for third in the system with 13 wins...worked six or more innings in 18 of his 28 starts...named
league Pitcher of the Week April 18-24, as he won both starts during the week while allowing just 1 er in 14.2 IP (0.61 ERA)...was 7-1 through his first nine starts and 9-2 over his first 13 outings.