Evan Scribner

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Evan Scribner
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Scribner with the Oakland Athletics
Oakland Athletics – No. 58
Pitcher
Born: (1985-07-19) July 19, 1985 (age 29)
New Milford, Connecticut
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 2011 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
(through May 22, 2015)
Win–loss record 3–0
Earned run average 3.81
Strikeouts 97
Saves 1
Teams

Evan Lee Scribner (born July 19, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Scribner was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 28th round (853rd overall) of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft from Central Connecticut State University where he set the school's record for both career wins (23) and saves (14).[1]

Scribner with the Lake Elsinore Storm, High-A affiliates of the Padres, in 2008.

San Diego Padres[edit]

In 2008 Scribner was traded to the San Diego Padres in return for Tony Clark.[2][3]

Following the 2010 season, he was added to the Padres' 40 man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[4]

On April 25, 2011, Scribner was called up to replace spot-starter Wade LeBlanc.

Oakland Athletics[edit]

After the season, on October 25, 2011, he was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics. Both of his wins on the season came in the last 9 games of the season. He received the win in the last game of the season against the Texas Rangers, this gave the Oakland A's the AL West division crown.

Scribner made the A's Opening day roster for the 2013 season, beating out Pedro Figueroa and non-roster relievers Hideki Okajima and Mike Ekstrom. Scribner was recalled on August 3, 2013 in exchange for Tommy Milone.[5] He was recalled from the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats on August 28.

Scribner made the A's Opening day roster again in 2015, having developed a new pitch.[6][7]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2004 Northeast Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player [8]
  • 2008 Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star[9][10]
  • 2009 Texas League All-Star

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