Scott Garrelts

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Scott Garrelts
Pitcher
Born: (1961-10-30) October 30, 1961 (age 52)
Urbana, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1982 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
June 10, 1991 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
Win–loss record 69–53
Earned run average 3.29
Strikeouts 703
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Scott William Garrelts (born October 30, 1961 in Urbana, Illinois), is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the San Francisco Giants from 1982 to 1991. Garrelts's best year as a Giant came during the 1989 season when he went 14-5 with a 2.28 ERA, leading his team to the World Series against their Bay Area rivals, the Oakland Athletics.

High school and minors[edit]

Garrlelts attended high school at Buckley Loda High School in Buckley, Illinois, now known as Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School.[1]

Major League career[edit]

2nd on Giants in wins and strikeouts in 1990. Switched from relieving to starting pitcher in 1989 and led the N.L. in ERA. Missed a month of the '89 season with pulled hamstring. Led Giants in saves in '88. Missed final month of '87 with broken finger tip, but was 2nd on Giants in saves. 2nd on Giants in wins and strikeouts in '86. Led Giants in wins and ERA as a reliever in '85. Giants lone All Star in '85. Had streak of 24 consecutive scoreless innings in '85.

On July 29, 1990, Garrelts took a no-hitter into the ninth inning at home against the Cincinnati Reds, which was broken up by Paul O'Neill, with a two-out single over shortstop Jose Uribe's head.[2]

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
David Green
1981
Youngest Player in the
National League

1982
Succeeded by
Gilberto Reyes
1983