Monday, March 2, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 12 - Aaron Harang

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... Aaron Harang

Born: May 9, 1978, San Diego, CA
Drafted: 1999 by the Rangers
Debut: 2002 with the A's

Reds Debut: 2003, acquired via trade
Reds Stats: 8 seasons at SP, 213 starts, 1125 K's, 4.26 ERA, 75-80 record
Currently with the Phillies

Led NL in wins, strikeouts, games started, and complete games in 2006.
Finished 4th in Cy Young voting in 2007.
Initially drafted by the Red Sox at age 17, but didn't sign.
Has played in the majors for the A's, Reds, Padres, Dodgers, Mariners, and Braves.
Has over 1700 career strikeouts.

Number of cards: 795
Number of cards as a Red: 688
Number of cards in my collection: 87 (13%)

Go Reds.

1 comment:

  1. I just remember how dominant he was in that three year span in the mid 2000's. He owned the Pirates. One of the more underrated pitchers in baseball during that time period.