In 2014 won the Darryl Kile Good Guy Award in voting of the Houston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America...was the Rangers' Player of the Month for August 2009 and July 2012...after missing most of the 2011 regular season recovering from right knee surgery, went 1-0, 3.29 in 9 Postseason apps and pitched in 5 of the 7 World Series games vs the Cardinals...in 2009 was named Rangers Pitcher of the Year by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the BBWAA and Major League Baseball's Jewish co-Most Valuable player, along with Mil's Ryan Braun, by Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc...joins Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to make Opening Day starts for both the Astros and Rangers...in 2016 was 1 of 6 Major League players born in Hawaii...would become the sixth Reds player born in that state.
In 5 starts and 35 relief apps for the Astros and Blue Jays finished 7-4, 3.97...began the season with Hou...on 8/1 was traded to Tor in exchange for minor league RHP Guadalupe Chavez...made his first 4 apps of the season as a starter for Hou (0-2, 4.58) followed by 16 consecutive relief apps (4-1, 1.85) before his fifth and final start of the season, a 7-1 win on 6/28 at LAA (5ip, 3h, 1r, 0er, 0bb, 2k)...in that appearance on 6/28 replaced scheduled starter Lance McCullers, who had developed a blister on his right index finger...followed that spot start with 5 more relief apps for the Astros (0-0, 3.46) before he was traded to Tor on 8/1...made all 14 of his apps for the Blue Jays in relief (2-1, 8.40)...was on Tor's American League Division Series roster but did not pitch...was not on the ALCS roster...following the season became a free agent...on 1/26/17 was signed by the Reds to a 1-year contract through the 2017 season.
In his second year with the Astros, went 5-5 with a 3.90 ERA (47ER/108.1IP) in 18 starts...had two stints on the disabled list from May 27-July 18 with a torn right medial meniscus and from Sept. 14 through the end of the season with a right shoulder strain...started the Astros second game of the season on April 8 vs. CLE (1ER/6.2IP)...made 10 starts before injuring his knee on May 26 at BAL (1ER/6IP)...in those 10 starts, went 4-4 with a 4.80 ERA (32ER/60IP)...returned to the mound for Double-A Corpus Christi on July 5 and made two starts for the Hooks on an injury rehab assignment, posting a 1-0 record with a 4.50 ERA (4ER/8IP)...returned to the Astros rotation on July 18 and made eight solid starts (1-1, 2.79 ERA, 15ER/48.1IP) before suﬀering a right shoulder strain in his ﬁnal start of the season on Sept. 1 vs. SEA (3ER/2.2IP)...during that stretch, led the American League in ERA in August, as he posted a 1.33 ERA (4ER/27IP) in four starts during the month...was very eﬀective away from Houston this season, as he posted a 3-1 record with a 2.36 ERA (14ER/53.1IP) and a .228 opponent batting average in eight road starts...led all AL pitchers by throwing his cut fastball 39.7% of the time, while ranking second in the AL in curveball usage (25.1%) (min. 100IP).
Outside of a short stint on the Disabled List, spent the entire season on the Astros roster...went 8-12 with a 3.74 ERA (75ER/180.1IP) in 29 starts...shared a tie for the club lead in starts with LHP Dallas Keuchel...finished second on the club in quality starts (20), innings pitched (180.1) and complete games (2), all behind Keuchel...received the Astros 2014 Darryl Kile Good Guy Award as voted by the Houston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...his 3.74 ERA marked the lowest he has produced over a full season in his entire career...finished tied for sixth in the American League in complete games (2) and 11th in groundball to flyball ratio (1.66)...threw both of his complete games in the second half of the season, which was tied for the most in the AL with Keuchel, RHP Corey Kluber and RHP Colby Lewis... posted a career-best second-half ERA of 3.16...threw 91.0 innings while making 13 starts in the second half, both of which led the club...went 6-5 with a 3.69 ERA (41ER/100IP) and two complete games in his 15 starts at home...marked the most innings and starts at Minute Maid Park in a single season since RHP Bud Norris threw 104.0 innings in 17 starts at the venue in 2011...posted a 3.00 ERA (28ER/84IP) against AL West Division foes...10 of his 13 starts against divisional opponents were quality starts...according to PITCHf/x,threw the highest percentage of curveballs among all Major League pitchers at 28.9%, ranking directly ahead of RHP Sonny Gray (27.6%)...he and RHP Jerome Williams joined RHP Brian Fisher (1990) and LHP Sid Fernandez (1997) as the only Hawaiian-born players ever to pitch for the Astros...at 6-foot-7, became the third-tallest pitcher in Astros history behind LHP Randy Johnson (6-foot-10) and RHP J.R. Richard (6-foot-8)...was one of two Astros starters that remained on the Major League roster for the entire season (also Keuchel)...was placed on the Bereavement List on April 12 when his father, Marshall, passed away...after his father's passing, stayed in the rotation for his start on April 11 at TEX before getting placed on the Bereavement List the next day...reinstated from the Bereavement List on April 16...had a 21-game stint on the 15-day DL from April 18-May 9 (right biceps tendinitis)...started opposite LHP CC Sabathia and the Yankees on Opening Night at Minute Maid Park on April 1...led the Astros to a 6-2 victory by pitching 6.2 shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks with three strikeouts...joined RHP Roy Oswalt (April 3, 2006) as the only starters in Astros history to throw 6.0+ shutout innings on Opening Day...became just the second pitcher in MLB history to make Opening Day starts for both the Astros and Rangers, joining Hall of Famer and Astros executive RHP Nolan Ryan...became the fifth different pitcher to start on Opening Day for Houston over a five year span, joining RHP Roy Oswalt (2003-10), RHP Brett Myers (2011), LHP Wandy Rodriguez (2012) and RHP Bud Norris (2013)...went 2-0 while giving up just one run in 20.2 innings over his first three starts with the Astros from April 1-11 (0.44 ERA)...led the Majors in ERA and opponents' average (.106) over that span...joined RHP Roger Clemens (2004) as the only pitchers in franchise history to go at least 6.0 innings while allowing one run or fewer in each of their first three starts in an Astros uniform...Feldman started his Astros career with 10.2 scoreless innings...his 1.69 ERA (5ER/26.2IP) in April was the lowest by an Astro since Clemens posted a 1.03 mark (4ER/35IP) in 2005...started his career at Minute Maid Park with a 4-0 record...the last Major Leaguer to do so was RHP Adam Wainwright, who started 5-0 in his first 10 appearances at the venue (2006-current)...passed the 1,000-inning mark for his career with his start on July 18 at CWS (3ER/7IP)...tossed his first complete game of the season on Aug. 3 vs. TOR...allowed just one run on eight hits over his 9.0 innings in the Astros 6-1 win...marked his third career complete game, and his first since Sept. 6, 2013, vs. CWS...threw his second career shutout (also Sept. 6, 2013, vs. CWS) in a three-hit, complete game performance over his former club on Aug. 30 vs. TEX...was perfect through 4.1 innings...was the Astros 10th win of the season over the Rangers, which clinched Houston's first Lone Star Series victory since 2006...became the first Astro to allow three hits or fewer in a shutout since LHP J.A. Happ on Aug. 30, 2010, vs. STL...joined LHP Dallas Keuchel (May 13, 2014, vs. TEX) and RHP Taylor Buchholz (June 21, 2006, vs. TEX) as the only pitchers in club history to throw a shutout against the Rangers...became the first Astros pitcher since RHP Roy Oswalt in 2001 to throw two complete games during the month of August...went 4-2 with a 3.32 ERA (16ER/43.1IP) during the month...finished tied for first in the AL in complete games in August, and tied for second in wins and innings pitched...finished the season by throwing a quality start in each of his last seven outings...tied for the longest streak by an Astro during the season (also Keuchel, twice)...was fourth in the AL in ERA over that span (1.94 ERA, 11ER/51IP)...over his final 11 starts from July 29-Sept. 24, went 4-4 with a 2.63 ERA (23ER/78.2IP) and 10 quality starts.
Combined to go 12-12 with a 3.86 ERA (78ER/181.2IP) in 30 starts with Chicago and Baltimore ... allowed just a .234 opponent's batting average and 159 hits in his 181.2 innings pitched, the best hits per innings pitched ratio of his nine-year career (2005-13)...among right-handed pitchers, his .234 opponent's batting average ranked tied for 10th in the Major Leagues (min. 180IP)...acquired by Baltimore from Chicago (NL) along with C Steve Clevenger in exchange for RHP Jake Arrieta, RHP Pedro Strop and international pool space on July 2, 2013...in a span of eight starts from Aug. 12-Sept. 22, went 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA (12ER/52IP) ... threw two complete games in his last 26 starts (Sept. 6 vs. CWS and May 1 vs. SD for CHC) after failing to go the distance in his first 105 career starts ... worked 90.2 innings for the Birds and 92.0 innings for the Cubs, becoming the fifth active pitcher to work 90+ innings in both leagues in the same season, joining Bartolo Colon (2002, Indians and Expos), CC Sabathia (2008, Indians-Brewers), Dan Haren (2010, Angels- Diamondbacks) and Jeremy Guthrie (2012, Royals-Rockies)...became the second Oriole to work 90+ innings for two teams in the same season, joining Ken Holtzman in 1976 (Yankees), but was the first Oriole to work 90+ in both leagues in a season...held opponents to a .207 average (44x213) with two outs...his 4.39 ERA against the AL East is his lowest against any AL division (4.40 vs. Central and 5.21 vs. the West)... held 1-3 hitters to a combined .223 (56x251) average...posted a 2.27 ERA (17ER / 67.1IP) in 11 day starts, the thirdlowest daytime ERA among MLB starters with at least 10 day starts...saw his streak of 38.0 career innings at Oriole Park without allowing a homer snapped by Stephen Drew on July 27 (in park history, only former O's reliever Mark Eichhorn (43.1 innings) had thrown more innings at the ballpark without surrendering a long ball)...after falling behind hitters 2-0, held batters to a .131 average (11x84), the lowest average in the Majors ... went 4-1 in six May starts with a 2.25 ERA (10ER/40IP) ... finished tied for third in the NL in strikeouts (39, with Mike Minor) for the month of May ... allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts (April 11-May 18) for the first time in his career, going 4-2 with a 1.61 ERA (8ER/44.2IP) in that time ... tossed his first career complete game on May 1 vs. SD, earning the win in a 6-2 Cubs victory, striking out a career high 12.
After appearing in just 11 games due to injury in 2011, Scott went 6-11 with a 5.09 ERA (70 ER/123.2 IP) in 29 outings (21 starts) with the Rangers. ...Was 5-11 with a 5.48 ERA (67 ER/110.0 IP) in 21 starts and 1-0 with a 1.98 ERA (3 ER/13.2 IP) in eight relief appearances....Allowed just 32 walks in 123.2 innings, an average of 2.33 walks per 9.0 innings....Entered the rotation, May 14, and lost six-straight starts while posting a 7.36 ERA (21 ER/25.2 IP) through June 14, the longest losing streak of his career. ...Was the first Ranger starter to begin a season 0-6 since John Dettmer in 1994....Snapped his six-game skid with a win at San Diego, June 19, which began a 6-0 run in seven games (six starts) through August 4....Walked one-or-fewer batters in 14 of his last 16 starts, including 10-straight, June 4-August 10, the third-longest streak in the A.L. in 2012....Only Ranger with a longer single-season streak was Fergie Jenkins (12-straight starts in 1974)....Posted consecutive no-walk starts of at least 7.0 innings July 23 and July 29, just the second Texas pitcher ever with back-to-back starts of at least 7.0 innings, one or fewer runs and no walks (also, Fergie Jenkins, September 16 and September 22-2, 1978)....Went 3-0 with a 1.96 ERA (5 ER/23.0 IP) in four games (three starts) in July to earn Rangers Player of the Month honors.
On the disabled list for the first 3 1/2 months of the season,Feldman rejoined the club after the All-Star break as a reliever andmade 2 spot starts toward the end of the year...went 2-1 with a3.94 ERA (14 ER/32.0 IP) in 11 games/2 starts for Texas...opponents batted just .216 (25-116) with 10 walks against 22 strikeouts...was 2-0, 2.33 (5 ER/19.1 IP) in 6 games/one start at homeand 0-1, 6.39 (9 ER/12.2 IP) in 5 games/one start on the road.
Feldman made a season-opening rotation for the first timein his career, going 7-11 with a 5.48 ERA (86 ER/141.1 IP) in 29games/22 starts for Texas ... his 5.48 ERA was 7th-highest in themajors among pitchers with at least 20 starts, 6th-highest in theA.L ... opponents batted .313, 3rd-highest figure in majors (minimum20 starts) ... made 20 consecutive starts to begin the seasonbefore a move to the bullpen in late July ... beginning Aug. 4, hemade 7 relief appearances and 2 spot starts the rest of the way ... had first career disabled list stint over a 2-week period beginningin late August...was not on any postseason roster for Texas.
Tied for fourth in the American League in wins and posted the seventh-highest winning percentage (.680)...established careerhighs in most categories, including wins, starts, innings, and strikeouts...posted a club-record 12 wins on the road, matching most inthe majors...opened the season as Texas' long reliever, compiling a 12.15 ERA (9 ER/6.2 IP) in 3 appearances...entered the rotationon April 25 at Baltimore and went 17-8, 3.79 (77 ER/183.0 IP) in 31 starts the rest of the way...ranked among A.L. starters in opponentsslugging pct. (3rd, .359), home runs per 9 innings (6th, 0.74), opponents OPS (7th, .673), opponents batting average (11th,.245), ERA (12th, 3.79), and baserunners per 9 innings (14th, 11.66), all club bests except ERA...topped Rangers starters with .245opponents average...overall, opposition had .250 (178-713) batting average, .226 (87-385) by left-handers and .277 (91-328) by righthanders.
Went 6-8, 5.18 (83 ER/144.1 IP) in 25 starts and with no record and a 7.71 ERA (6 ER/7.0 IP) in 3 relief appearances for theRangers...led all Texas pitchers in quality starts (13) and grounded into double plays (24)...also ranked among staff leaders in starts(3rd), innings (3rd), strikeouts (4th, 74), and wins (5th, 6)...permitted 2nd-most homers (22) and walks (56) on staff and tied for 2ndmostlosses and hit batters (10)...suffered staff-high 14 unearned runs, T3rd-highest total in the A.L....drew grounded into doubleplays in 24 of 117 possible situations (20.5%), highest percentage among Rangers...stranded lone inherited runner and finished 2games...opponents were 22-for-27 (81.5%) in steal attempts...averaged 4.99 runs of support per 9 innings in his 25 starts...teamwas 8-17 in his starts...opponents batted .280, .291 (85-292) by lefties and .269 (76-283) by right-handers...had just one win in 15games/12 starts at Rangers Ballpark, but had a lower ERA in Arlington (4.95, 44 ER/80.0 IP) than on the road (5.68, 45 ER/71.1 IP).
Made 29 relief appearances over 6 stints with Texas: Opening Day-May 1, May 15-27, June 7-15, June 25-July 1, July 19-Aug.1 and Aug. 23-end of season...earned first major league victory, April 10 vs. Tampa Bay, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings...had 3.86 ERA(9 ER/21.0 IP) in final 13 games beginning May 25...opponents batted .284 (44-155), .316 (18-57) by lefties and .265 (26-98) by righthanders...allowed 8 of 22 (36.4%) inherited runners to score...first batters hit just .160 (4-25) with one homer and 4 walks...had a2.70 (6 ER/20.0 IP) ERA in Arlington, but a 9.00 (19 ER/19.0 IP) figure on the road...pitched career-high 3.1 relief innings, June 7 atPittsburgh...appeared in 21 games for Oklahoma (AAA)...allowed earned runs in just one of final 10 games in PCL...pitched inArizona Fall League at Surprise, going 1-1, 4.24 (8 ER/17.0 IP) in 8 relief outings.
Did not allow run over last 10 outings (11.2 IP) to lower ERA from 5.23 to 3.92...appeared in 23 games with Triple-A Oklahoma and was 2-2 with 4 saves and a 1.98 ERA with a .206 opponents batting average...held right-handed batters to .259 (28-108) this season and .254 (33-130) during his career...has allowed only 4 home runs in 44 Major League appearances...served a six-game suspension after being ejected from an Aug. 16 game against the Angels for hitting second baseman Adam Kennedy.
Made major league debut with Texas, going 0-1 with an 0.96 ERA (1 ER/9.1 IP) in 8 relief appearances...split the rest of the seasonbetween Bakersfield (A) and Frisco (AA), combining to go 1-2, 2.06 (16 ER/70.0 IP) with 17 saves in 52 relief appearances...hadmade just 7 professional appearances entering the 2005 season, all with the Arizona League Rangers...tabbed by Baseball Americaas having the best control among Texas prospects.
Texas: Had 2 stints with the Rangers, from August 16-18 and August 31-end of the season...contract was purchased from Frisco onAugust 16, but did not appear in a game before being optioned on August 18...was recalled on August 31...made major league debutthat day vs. Chicago (AL), tossing a scoreless 9th inning with season-high 2 strikeouts...tossed 8.1 scoreless innings over his first 7ML outings...recorded season-high 2.0 shutout innings on September 7 at Minnesota and September 12 vs. Baltimore...took loss onSeptember 21 at Los Angeles of Anaheim, allowing one run without recording an out...held opposing batters to a .257 average, .308(4-13) against left-handers and .227 (5-22) against righties.
Bakersfield: Started the season with the Blaze and did not allow an earned run in 9.0 innings over 6 outings for Bakersfield...recorded3 saves and 11 strikeouts...held opposing batters to a .152 batting average (5-33), including an .087 mark (2-23) against righties.Frisco: Promoted to Double-A in late April, going 1-2, 2.36 (16 ER/61.0 IP) with 14 saves in 46 games with the RoughRiders...14saves tied for 5th-most in the Texas League...allowed runs in just 10 of 46 outings...held opposing batters to a .202 batting average,.232 (19-82) against left-handers and .183 (24-131) against righties...went 1-0, 1.10 (4 ER/32.2 IP) with 7 saves in 24 home gamesand 0-2, 3.81 (12 ER/28.1 IP) with 7 saves in 22 road contests...posted an 0.71 ERA (1 ER/12.2 IP) in June, his lowest in anymonth...tossed season-high 4.0 scoreless innings on May 6 at Tulsa...recorded season-high 9.1 consecutive scoreless innings fromMay 11-30...posted season-high 6 strikeouts on May 27 vs. Springfield...did not allow a run in 7.1 innings over his last 7 appearanceswith Frisco...combined with A.J. Murray and Steve Karsay to record the first perfect game in RoughRiders history on July 28 atCorpus Christi...retired the game's final 3 batters to earn the save in the perfecto.
Made just 4 appearances, all with the Arizona Rangers afterundergoing 'Tommy John' ligament transplant surgery on his right elbow during the offseason...made season debut on Aug. 11 at AZLAthletics, retiring the side in order in his only inning of work...posted season-high 3 strikeouts in last outing on Aug. 30 at AZLBrewers.
Spent first pro season with the Rangers in the Arizona League...appeared in 3 games...earned first pro win on July13 vs. AZL Giants, tossing 2.0 shutout innings.