Scott Barnes (baseball)

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Scott Barnes
Free agent
Born: (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 31)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
May 30, 2012, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 5.20
Strikeouts 26

Scott Michael Barnes (born September 5, 1987), is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians.

Amateur career[edit]

Barnes attended Cathedral High School in Springfield, Massachusetts,[1] and St. John's University in New York City before being drafted by the San Francisco Giants.

In 2007 while at St. John's, Barnes was named to the first team all-Big East Conference team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Indians[edit]

In July 2009, the Giants traded Barnes to the Cleveland Indians for Ryan Garko.[3]

In 2009, Barnes helped the Akron Aeros win the 2009 Eastern League Championship Series.

The Indians purchased Barnes' contract on November 18, 2011. Barnes was recalled by the Indians on May 30, 2012; he made his major-league debut that evening.[4]

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

On November 26, 2014, Barnes was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations.[5]

Texas Rangers[edit]

The Texas Rangers claimed Barnes off waivers on December 8.[6]

Toronto Blue Jays[edit]

The Rangers designated him for assignment on December 16,[7] and he was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays on December 23.[8] The Blue Jays outrighted Barnes to the Buffalo Bisons of the Triple-A International League on March 27, 2015.[9] He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.[10]

Chicago Cubs[edit]

On December 23, 2015, Barnes signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs organization. Barnes spent 2016 with the Iowa Cubs where he posted a 1-3 record with a 7.02 ERA.[11] He became a free agent on November 7, 2016.

Chicago Dogs[edit]

On May 9, 2018, Barnes signed with the Chicago Dogs of the independent American Association. He was released on August 29, 2018.


  1. ^ "Scott Barnes eager to join another 'Western Mass. guy' with Orioles". 
  2. ^ "Scott Brown". Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ Anthony Castrovince (July 27, 2009). "Giants acquire Garko from Indians". Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Scott Barnes Statistics and History -". 
  5. ^ "School of Roch: Orioles acquire left-hander Scott Barnes, sign infielder Rey Navarro (updated)". 
  6. ^ "Rangers Acquire LHP Scott Barnes On Waiver Claim". 
  7. ^ "Rangers Designate Scott Barnes, Ben Rowen For Assignment". MLB Trade Rumors. 
  8. ^ "Blue Jays claim lefty Barnes, righty Guilmet". Associated Press. December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ Nicholson-Smith, Ben (March 27, 2015). "White Sox claim reliever Drabek from Blue Jays". Sportsnet. Retrieved March 27, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Eastern League Transactions". p. November 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
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