Tony Barnette

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Tony Barnette
Tony Barnette 2011.jpg
Barnette with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
Tokyo Yakult Swallows – No. 34
Born: (1983-11-09) November 9, 1983 (age 32)
Anchorage, Alaska
Bats: Right Throws: Right
April 2, 2010, for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
NPB statistics
(through 2015)
Win–Loss 11-19
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 336

Anthony Lee "Tony" Barnette (born November 9, 1983 in Anchorage, Alaska) is a professional baseball player for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.

Originally hailing from Federal Way, Washington, he attended Thomas Jefferson High School. He went on to go to Arizona State University, where he pitched with the Sun Devils.[1] Barnette was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 10th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft. He played in the Diamondbacks' organization through 2009, at which point he signed with the Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball.

With the conclusion of the 2015 NPB season, his sixth year with the Yakult Swallows, Barnette had appeared in 260 games as a relief pitcher, compiling an 11-19 record and 97 saves, with a 3.58 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP.


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