August 31, 1979 |
Rapid City, South Dakota
|September 10, 2002 for the Detroit Tigers|
(through 2012 season)
|Earned run average||5.94|
Shane Alan Loux (born August 31, 1979) is a professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and San Francisco Giants. Loux graduated from Highland High School in Gilbert, Arizona.
From 1997-2002, Loux posted a record of 51-53,escalating through the Tigers system before his call up in 2002.
Loux made his debut in 2002 for the Detroit Tigers, pitching in three games. He also pitched in 2003 for Detroit. Between 2002-2003, Loux posted a mark of 1-4 for the Tigers in 44.1 innings. He also struck out 15 and walked 15 batters.
After several years of playing in the minor leagues with Detroit, Loux was let go by the organization after posting an ERA of over 4.30 in 47 games in Triple A from 2003-2004.
Loux did not pitch with any organization in 2005.
Kansas City Royals
Loux returned to professional baseball, signing a Minor League deal with the Kansas City Royals. He pitched out of the bullpen the whole year, posting a 2-5 record with a 6.46 ERA in 31 games.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Loux made his return to the Major Leagues for the Angels following a 12-6 record in Triple A and being named PCL pitcher of the year. In his first game, he went two innings, not allowing a hit, but walking one batter.
In 2009, he appeared in 18 games, 6 starts for the Angels. He posted a record of 2-3 in 58.1 innings, allowing 84 hits and walking as many as he struck out (19).
In October 2009, Loux was granted free agency.
He posted a 6-12 record in 20 games.
San Francisco Giants
Loux pitched for the Triple A Fresno Grizzlies in 2011, posting an 8-12 record. Loux pitched a career high 179.1 innings with a SO/BB of 2.05 in 28 starts. On October 31, 2011, the Giants re-signed Loux.
In 2012, after posting a 1.41 ERA in 23 games in Triple A, Loux was called up by the Giants. In 25.1 innings, Loux struck out 9 and walked 9 with a 4.97 ERA for the Giants. He would land on the DL on June 29 with a neck strain.
In 2013, after posting a 4.09 ERA in 9 games for the Triple A Fresno Grizzlies, Loux announced via Twitter on July 11, 2013 that he would undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery. His surgery was scheduled for July 12, 2013.
- "Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Shane Loux". Brooks Baseball. Retrieved 20 May 2012.