Jon Gray, Starting Pitcher, Colorado Rockies, #55
Date of Birth: 11/5/1991
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma
College: University of Oklahoma
Jon Gray, starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, was first drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2010 but he opted instead to attend the University of Oklahoma. He was drafted the following year by the New York Yankees but again opted to play college baseball. In 2013, he was named the college National Pitcher of the Year.
Gray signed with the Rockies on June 6, 2013. He pitched in the Rockies' minor league system from 2013 through part of 2015. In 54 games, he pitched 276.0 innings and he had a 20-11 record, 274 strikeouts to 90 walks, and a 3.82 ERA.
Gray joined the Rockies for nine games in 2015. In 40.2 innings, he had a 0-2 record and a 5.53 ERA.
In 2016, Gray had a 4.61 ERA in 29 games with the Rockies. He finished the season with 10 wins to 10 losses and 185 strikeouts to 59 walks in 168.0 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Gray through 2016 include:
- 38 games played
- 208.2 innings pitched
- 10-12 win-loss record
- 225 strikeouts to 73 walks
- 4.79 ERA