Todd Richard Redmond ... @redneckred34 ... Attended St. Petersburg (FL) Community College, where as a freshman in 2004 he was named Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year (15GS 8-4, 2.40 ERA, 90.0IP, 106K)... Participated in the 2014 Winter Tour.
Over his final nine outings (11.1IP) allowed 13 earned runs (10.32 ERA) after not surrendering an ER in his previous 23.1 IP (14 games)...Posted a 1.48 ERA (9ER/54.2) in the 18 games in which he has pitched at least 2.0 innings...Recorded his first ever save May 31 vs. KC (3.0, 4H, 0ER, BB, HB)...Allowed a career-high (in relief) five earned runs August 8 at CWS (0.2IP, 6H, 2BB)...Had his career-high 18.1 scoreless innings streak snapped July 31 at HOU with an unearned run...Earned his first win of the season July 20 vs. TEX, his first victory since September 19, 2013 vs. NYY…The victory snapped a four-game losing streak...Set a new career-high with five strikeouts as a reliever April 6 vs. NYY.
Had two separate stints with the Blue Jays in 2013 making 14 starts and 17 appearances. Team was 7-7 in his 14 starts... Made three appearances as a reliever before being converted to a starter...In relief allowed three earned runs in 7.2 innings. Posted a 3.02 ERA at Rogers Centre with a .166 opponents avg and 6.75 ERA on the road with a .303 opponents avg. Had at least seven strikeouts in four of his starts, including a career-high 10 vs. Houston on July 28...Fanned at least six in seven of his 14 starts and ended the season with a 9.4 strikeout/9 total, highest on the staff. Was better when receiving extra rest going 2-0 with a 2.97 ERA in six starts...With normal four days rest was 1-2 with a 5.81 ERA. Had four starts where he tossed at least six innings while giving up no more than one run...Allowed two earned runs or less in six of his last nine starts, and allowed three earned runs or less in all but two starts... Had a streak of 13 innings pitched without allowing a walk. In his first start with the Blue Jays, faced the Twins and allowed just one hit, a game-tying 2-run homer to Trevor Plouffe in the 5th… Jays would score in 5th to take lead and give Redmond his first Major League win in a 11-5 victory.
Acquired from the Braves in exchange for IF Paul Janish, July 14
... Ranked third in the International League in strikeouts (136)
... Made his only Major League appearance on 8/18 vs. CHC, when he started the 9-7 loss in the nightcap of the day/night
... Became CIN's sixth starting pitcher in the club's 121st game and was the only pitcher to start a game all season other than the
original 5 (Bronson Arroyo, Homer Bailey, Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Mike Leake)
... Overall had 5 stints with ATL and CIN and made his debut during his fourth promotion
... Didn't pitch during a 3-day stint with ATL, 6/17-6/20, or during 1-day stints with the Reds on 7/17 and 7/31
... After he was acquired from ATL was sent to Louisville but didn't pitch there before he was recalled on 7/17
... Returned to the Reds on 7/31, when LHP Bill Bray was disabled, then was optioned back to Louisville the next day when newlyacquired
Jonathan Broxton reported
... In his fourth stint pitched against the Cubs, but after that start returned to Louisville to finish the minor league season
... Rejoined the club on 9/4 but did not pitch
... His first Major League strikeout victim was Anthony Rizzo.
His 142 strikeouts led all Braves farmhands and ranked sixth among Triple-A pitchers...His 2.92 ERA ranked fourth among Braves minor leaguers, while his 10 wins ranked second...Earned International League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week ending 5/23 (1-0, 0.00, 9.0 IP, 3 H,
0 R, 0 BB, 4 K).
Tossed the first no-hitter in Gwinnett (AAA) history on 5/28 vs. LOU...His nine wins led Gwinnett and
tied for third-best in the organization...His 162.2 IP were the most of any Braves farmhand and second-most
in the IL...Was second in the IL in strikeouts with 142...Twice named IL Pitcher of the Week (7/6 and 8/30).
His nine wins led Triple-A Gwinnett and tied for third-best in the Braves organization...Led the team and ranked sixth in the system with 145.0 innings pitched...His team-leading 106 strikeouts ranked seventh among Braves farmhands...His 1.37 WHIP tied for eighth-best in the organization...Led Team USA to the 2009 IBAF World Cup title after going 3-0 with a 1.21 ERA (3 GS, 22.1 IP, 1 BB,
17 K) and also received a pitching award for best tournament winning percentage.
He was named Mississippi's (AA) Pitcher of the Year by the Atlanta Braves' organization while
establishing new team records for wins (13), strikeouts (133) and innings pitched (166.1) and led the
Southern League in wins and Ks and was fifth in the league with a 3.52 ERA.
...He was named the SL's Most Outstanding Pitcher for the 2008 season.
...Baseball America named him the pitcher with the best control in the Braves' system.
...Named to the SL's Postseason All-Star team as the league's best right-handed pitcher. He became the first
M-Brave to be named to a SL Postseason All-Star team. Also was named to the SL's Midseason All-Star
...Led all Braves farmhands in innings pitched, tied for 2nd in wins, was 3rd in strikeouts and 7th in WHIP
...He was Mississippi's Pitcher of the Month for May after posting a 4-0 record and an ERA of 3.08 through
six starts (38.0 IP, 13 ER, 28 K).
...Also was the M-Braves Pitcher of the Month in July after going 3-1 with a 2.60 ERA in five starts.
...He was a two-time SL Pitcher of the Week for the weeks ending 5/18 and 7/20.
...Held right-handed hitters to a .234 avg. (86-for-368) and left-handed hitters to a .288 avg. (78-for-271).
...Had his best outing of the season in the Braves opening game of the 2008 Southern League playoffs,
throwing eight scoreless innings while fanning nine (both matching season highs) in a 1-0 win over
...He gave up one run in the Braves 3-2, 10-inning win over Carolina in Game 5 of the SLCS.
...On 7/18 vs. CAR, Redmond gave up one hit through eight scoreless innings and left the game with a 2-0
...Earned his M-Braves team-record 10th win on 7/28 vs. CHA. His 13 wins on the year set a new M-Braves
...He had a K:BB ratio of 133:33 which is better than 4:1. Issued two walks or less in 25 of his 28 outings.
...Made only relief appearance with a scoreless inning on 8/9 vs. JAX.
Rated by Baseball America as the Pirates' ninth-best prospect and as having the "Best Changeup"
in the system...Went back-and-forth between Single-A Lynchburg and Double-A Altoona...Ranked 2nd among
all Pirates' minor leaguers with 107 strikeouts...Finished tied for the most losses in the Carolina League (12).
Led all Pirates' minor leaguers and ranked 5th in the South Atlantic League with 148 strikeouts in
160.1 innings pitched... Also finished among the SAL pitching leaders in hit batsmen (T-1st/17), ERA (3rd),
games started (3rd), innings pitched (4th) and wins (4th).
Signed with Pittsburgh through the draft-and-follow process on 6/5...Made professional debut with
Williamsport...Was selected as a New York-Penn League mid- and post-season All-Star...Ranked 2nd in the
league in ERA...Made first career appearance as a reliever and struck out seven batters in 4.0 scoreless
innings...Participated in the NYPL All-Star Game on 8/23 at Brooklyn (2.0 IP, 0 R, 2 K).