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Full Name: Jose Ariel Contreras Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 4"/224 First Game: March 31, 2003
Birthdate: December 6, 1971 MLB Experience: 4 years
Birthplace: La Martinas, Cuba
Bat/Throw: Right/Right

Biography[]

Born on December 6, 1971 in La Martinas, Cuba, Jose Contreras (Jose Ariel Contreras) played for the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox over the course of his 4 year career. Contreras broke into the bigs on March 31, 2003 with the New York Yankees, and put up a 3.30 ERA in 71 innings pitched in 2003, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Jose Contreras's best season was 2005, when he posted a 3.61 ERA, won 15 games and struck out 154 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
2003 NY A 18 9 7 2 3.30 72 27 26 0 0 0 71 52 4 30 1 2 5
2004 NY A 18 18 8 5 5.64 82 66 60 0 0 0 95.2 93 22 42 1 10 6
2004 CHI A 13 13 5 4 5.30 68 48 44 0 0 0 74.2 73 9 42 0 7 2
2004 TOT A 31 31 13 9 5.50 150 114 104 0 0 0 170.1 166 31 84 1 17 8
2005 CHI A 32 32 15 7 3.61 154 91 82 1 0 0 204.2 177 23 75 2 20 9
2006 CHI A 30 30 13 9 4.27 134 101 93 1 1 0 196 194 20 55 4 16 10
2007 CHI A 32 30 10 17 5.57 113 134 117 2 2 0 189 232 21 62 1 3 15
Total 143 132 58 44 4.57 623 467 422 4 3 0 831 821 99 306 9 58 47

Fielding Stats[]

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
2003 NY A P 18 9 71 1 9 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 .909
2004 NY A P 18 18 95.2 1 6 1 0 0 2 19 5 0 .875
2004 CHI A P 13 13 74.2 6 6 1 0 0 2 10 6 2 .923
2004 TOT A P 31 31 170.1 7 12 2 0 0 4 29 11 2 .905
2005 CHI A P 32 32 204.2 11 24 2 1 0 1 28 2 2 .946
2006 CHI A P 30 30 196 8 21 2 1 0 0 21 6 0 .935
2007 CHI A P 32 30 189 5 22 6 2 0 4 25 6 0 .818
Total P 143 132 831 32 88 13 5 0 11 110 25 4 .902

Batting Stats[]

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
2003 NY A 18 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2004 NY A 18 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
2004 CHI A 13 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 TOT A 31 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
2005 CHI A 32 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2006 CHI A 30 4 1 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2007 CHI A 32 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 143 19 1 0 0 0 .000 .136 .000 0 0 3 12 0 0 0 0 0

Transactions[]

  • Signed as a non-drafted free agent by New York Yankees (February 6, 2003).
  • Traded by New York Yankees with cash to Chicago White Sox in exchange for Esteban Loaiza (July 31, 2004).

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