Brad Peacock, Starting Pitcher, Houston Astros, #41

Date of Birth: 2/2/1988
Birthplace: Palm Beach, Florida
College: Palm Beach Community College
Current Salary: $541,500

Brad Peacock, starting pitcher for the Houston Astros, was first drafted by the Washington Nationals in 2006. He pitched in the Nationals' minor league system from 2007 through 2011, joining the Nationals for three games in 2011.

In December, 2011, the Nationals traded Peacock to the Oakland Athletics. He pitched in the Athletics' minor league system in 2012.

Peacock was again traded in February, 2013, this time to the Astros. In 2013, he pitched 83.1 innings in 18 games with the Astros. He finished the season with a 5-6 record, 77 strikeouts to 37 walks, and a 5.18 ERA. He finished the 2014 season with 131.2 innings pitched, a 4-9 record, 119 strikeouts to 70 walks, and a 4.72 ERA in 28 games.

Peacock spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, pitching just 31.2 innings in 10 games with the Astros.

Career pitching statistics for Peacock through 2016 include:

  • 60 games played
  • 263.2 innings pitched
  • 11-17 win-loss record
  • 231 strikeouts to 129 walks
  • 4.57 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Brad Peacock
ESPN - Brad Peacock