Jason Standridge

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Jason Standridge
Jason Standridge on October 9, 2011.jpg
Standridge with the Hanshin Tigers
Chiba Lotte Marines – No. 55
Pitcher
Born: (1978-11-09) November 9, 1978 (age 38)
Birmingham, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
July 29, 2001, for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
NPB: June 23, 2007, for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
MLB statistics
(through 2007)
Win-Loss 3-9
Earned run average 5.80
Strikeouts 80
NPB statistics
(through May 11, 2017)
Win-Loss 72-65
Earned run average 3.29
Strikeouts 812
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Jason Wayne Standridge (born November 9, 1978) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball. He has also pitched in Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Standridge made his major league debut with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2001. He played parts of seven seasons in MLB, appearing in 80 games, while compiling an overall 3-9 record with a 5.80 ERA.

Standridge signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on June 3, 2007.[1] After a 7-1 record in 17 games for the Hawks in 2007, he struggled with injuries in 2008, posting an 0-2 record in three games, and was subsequently released.

In January 2009, Standridge inked a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins. He was assigned to the Marlins' AAA affiliate, the New Orleans Zephyrs, but was released by the team in late April after a lackluster showing.

On January 14, 2010, Standridge signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, but was released after spring training. He signed a contract on April 5 to return to Nippon Professional Baseball with the Hanshin Tigers. Standridge played four seasons with the Tigers and had an overall record of 35-36.

Standridge returned to Fukuoka as a key starter for SoftBank's 2014 and 2015 Nippon Series championship teams, making a combined 49 regular season starts, with an overall 21-15 record.

Standridge signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines of NPB's Pacific League for the 2016 season.[2] In his first year with the Marines, he made 26 starts and had a 7-8 record with a 4.12 ERA.

Standridge features a fastball, curveball, slider, and changeup.

Personal life[edit]

Standridge graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in suburban Birmingham.

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