Johnny Hellweg

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John Hellweg
Milwaukee Brewers – No. 40
Born: (1988-10-29) October 29, 1988 (age 26)
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 2013 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 1–4
Earned run average 6.75
Strikeouts 9

John David Hellweg (born October 29, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball.


Hellweg attended St. Dominic High School in O'Fallon, Missouri, and Florida State College at Jacksonville. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Hellweg in the 16th round of the 2008 MLB Draft. The Angels traded Hellweg, Jean Segura, and Ariel Peña to the Milwaukee Brewers for Zack Greinke on July 27, 2012.[1][2]

The Brewers promoted Hellweg to the majors for the first time on June 26, 2013.[3] Hellweg made his Major League debut on June 28, 2013 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. During his debut, he pitched only 123 innings surrendering 7 runs (all in the 2nd inning). Hellweg began the 2014 season as the opening day starter for the Brewers Triple A team Nashville Sounds.[4]


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