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Full Name: Eric Robert Milton Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 3"/200 First Game: April 5, 1998
Birthdate: August 4, 1975 MLB Experience: 9 years
Birthplace: State College, Pennsylvania
Bat/Throw: Left/Left

Biography[]

Born on August 4, 1975 in State College, Pennsylvania, Eric Milton (Eric Robert Milton) played for the Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds over the course of his 9 year career. Milton broke into the bigs on April 5, 1998 with the Minnesota Twins, and put up a 5.64 ERA in 172.1 innings pitched in 1998, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Eric Milton's best season was 2001, when he posted a 4.32 ERA, won 15 games and struck out 157 batters.

Scouting Report[]

Statistics[]

Pitching Stats[]

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1998 MIN A 32 32 8 14 5.64 107 113 108 1 0 0 172.1 195 25 70 0 1 2
1999 MIN A 34 34 7 11 4.49 163 111 103 4 2 0 206.1 190 28 63 2 2 3
2000 MIN A 33 33 13 10 4.86 160 123 108 0 0 0 200 205 35 44 0 5 7
2001 MIN A 35 34 15 7 4.32 157 109 106 2 1 0 220.2 222 35 61 0 2 5
2002 MIN A 30 30 13 9 4.84 121 96 92 2 1 0 171 173 24 30 0 4 3
2003 MIN A 3 3 1 0 2.65 7 5 5 0 0 0 17 15 2 1 0 0 0
2004 PHI N 34 34 14 6 4.75 161 110 106 0 0 0 201 196 43 75 6 3 1
2005 CIN N 34 34 8 15 6.47 123 141 134 0 0 0 186.1 237 40 52 2 8 7
2006 CIN N 26 26 8 8 5.19 90 94 88 0 0 0 152.2 163 29 42 4 2 5
Total NL 94 94 30 29 5.47 374 345 328 0 0 0 540 596 112 169 12 13 13
Total AL 167 166 57 51 4.76 715 557 522 9 4 0 987.1 1000 149 269 2 14 20
Total 261 260 87 80 5.01 1089 902 850 9 4 0 1527.1 1596 261 438 14 27 33

Fielding Stats[]

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1998 MIN A P 32 32 172.1 8 20 0 1 0 1 10 6 1 1.000
1999 MIN A P 34 34 206.1 8 16 3 1 0 2 6 6 1 .889
2000 MIN A P 33 33 200 7 15 1 0 0 1 4 2 0 .957
2001 MIN A P 35 34 220.2 7 13 0 1 0 0 3 4 1 1.000
2002 MIN A P 29 29 171 5 12 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .944
2003 MIN A P 3 3 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000
2004 PHI N P 34 34 201 4 23 0 0 0 1 12 2 0 1.000
2005 CIN N P 34 34 186.1 3 16 0 0 0 0 11 3 0 1.000
2006 CIN N P 26 26 152.2 5 19 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 1.000
Total P 260 259 1527.1 47 134 5 5 0 5 52 28 3 .973

Batting Stats[]

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1998 MIN A 32 9 0 4 0 1 .444 .444 .444 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
1999 MIN A 34 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000 MIN A 33 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 MIN A 35 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2002 MIN A 30 5 0 2 0 1 .400 .400 .400 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003 MIN A 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 PHI N 34 65 4 10 0 5 .154 .200 .169 1 0 4 29 0 5 0 0 0
2005 CIN N 34 56 7 8 2 4 .143 .186 .268 1 0 3 25 0 5 0 0 0
2006 CIN N 28 49 8 11 0 3 .224 .250 .327 3 1 2 24 0 6 0 0 1
Total NL 96 170 19 29 2 12 .171 .210 .247 5 1 9 78 0 16 0 0 1
Total AL 167 20 1 6 0 2 .300 .333 .300 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
Total 263 190 20 35 2 14 .184 .223 .253 5 1 10 85 0 16 0 0 1

Transactions[]

  • Selected by New York Yankees in the 1st round (20th pick overall) of the free-agent draft (June 4, 1996 - signed September 6, 1996).
  • Traded by New York Yankees with Brian Buchanan, Cristian Guzman, Danny Mota and cash to Minnesota Twins in exchange for Chuck Knoblauch (February 6, 1998).
  • Traded by Minnesota Twins to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Carlos Silva, Nick Punto and a player to be named later (December 3, 2003); Minnesota Twins received Bobby Korecky (December 17, 2003).
  • Granted free agency (November 1, 2004).
  • Signed by Cincinnati Reds (December 28, 2004).

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