Ryan Jensen (baseball)

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Ryan Jensen
Starting pitcher
Born: (1975-09-17) September 17, 1975 (age 39)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 2001 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
July 9, 2005 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Win-loss record 17-12
Earned run average 5.06
Strikeouts 152
Teams

Larry Ryan Jensen (born September 17, 1975) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. He won 13 games in 2002 for the Giants.

Career[edit]

Jensen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Southern Utah University and then signed his first professional baseball contract with the Giants in June 1996.

Jensen pitched for various minor league teams over the next five years, including the Pacific Coast League's Fresno Grizzlies from 1998-2001. In 2001, he went 11-2 with a 3.48 earned run average.[1] Jensen made the San Francisco starting rotation in 2002 and went 13-8 in 171.2 innings. It was his only full major league season.

In 2003, Jensen started off slow and was sent back down to Fresno, where he went 1-10. In November 2004, he signed with the Kansas City Royals. He made 18 starts for the Omaha Royals in 2005; he went 2-11 with a 7.20 ERA before being released.[1]

Jensen also signed with the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers. His baseball career ended in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ryan Jensen Minor League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-06.

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