Trevor Bauer, Pitcher, Cleveland Indians, #47
Date of Birth: 1/17/1991
Birthplace: North Hollywood, California
Current Salary: $3,550,000
Trevor Bauer, pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, was a top player in college. In 2011, he won the Golden Spikes award as the top amateur baseball player in the United States. That June, he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He pitched in the Diamondbacks' minor league system in 2011 and 2012.
Bauer pitched in four games with the Diamondbacks in 2012. The following December, they traded him to the Indians. In 2013, he pitched in just four games with the Indians, spending the rest of his time in the minor leagues. In 58 games in the minors, he had a 23-12 record with a 3.31 ERA.
Bauer pitched in 26 games with the Indians in 2014. He finished the season with a 5-8 record, 143 strikeouts to 60 walks, and a 4.18 ERA in 153.0 innings.
In 2015, Bauer pitched a career high 176.0 innings in 31 games. He finished the season with an 11-12 record, 170 strikeouts to 79 walks, and a 4.55 ERA.
Bauer pitched as both a starter (28 games) and a reliever (7 games) in 2016. He finished the season with a 426 ERA, 12 wins to 8 losses, and 168 strikeouts to 70 walks in 190.0 innings. In the postseason, he pitched 13.2 innings in 5 games and he gave up 18 hits and 8 runs.
Career pitching statistics for Bauer through 2016 include:
- 100 games played
- 552.1 innings pitched
- 30-32 win-loss record
- 509 strikeouts to 238 walks
- 4.42 ERA