|Baltimore Orioles – No. 60|
March 14, 1988 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|September 2, 2011 for the New York Mets|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||3.89|
Prior to playing professionally, Stinson attended Northwood High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 37th round of the 2006 MLB Draft and began his professional career that season.
He split 2006 between the GCL Mets and the Hagerstown Suns, going a combined 1–3 with a 1.79 ERA in 12 games (seven starts). In 2007, he pitched for the Savannah Sand Gnats and went 3–11 with a 4.86 ERA in 26 games (21 starts). With the Sand Gnats and St. Lucie Mets in 2008, Stinson posted a record of 3–8 with a 3.96 ERA in 28 games (eight starts). In 2009, he pitched for the Sand Gnats and St. Lucie Mets and went 5–3 with a 2.86 ERA in 50 games (only one start). He pitched for the Binghamton Mets and the Buffalo Bisons in 2010, going 11–5 with a 3.90 ERA in 36 games (18 starts).
Stinson made his major league debut on September 2, 2011 for the Mets against the Washington Nationals. He pitched 1 ⅔ innings, giving up two hits and no runs. He also drew a walk in his first plate appearance.
On April 4, 2013, the Baltimore Orioles claimed Stinson off waivers, and optioned him to the Triple-A Norfolk Tides. He was recalled from the Class A Frederick Keys on April 24th to start against the Toronto Blue Jays. He was optioned to Norfolk after the game.
Stinson was recalled from Norfolk by the Orioles on August 17, 2013, and optioned back to Norfolk on August 19. He was recalled again on September 3 after the major league rosters expanded.
- BR Minors
- Lobner, Kyle (April 4, 2012). "Brewers Claim Reliever Josh Stinson Off Waivers From Mets". Brew Crew Ball. Retrieved September 28, 2013.
- A's claim RHPs Danny Otero and Josh Stinson off waivers
- "Stinson to start for Orioles on Wednesday". April 23, 2013. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- "Bundy has Monday appointment with Dr. Andrews (Stinson optioned)". April 24, 2013. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)