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C.J. Nitkowski    \nit-COW-ski\

Christopher John Nitkowski (twitter: @CJNitkowski)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: March 9, 1973 in Suffern, New York, US
School: St. John's University (Queens, NY)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (9th) of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from St. John's University (Queens, NY).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1995: Rated #87 Prospect

Major League Stats / Japanese League Stats

C.J. Nitkowski
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Pitching: 2012

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1994 21 -3.0 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 6 3 .667 3.50 14 14 0 0 0 0 74.2 61 30 29 4 40 0 60 4 5 2 318 1.353 7.4 0.5 4.8 7.2 1.50
1995 22 -3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 4 4 .500 3.46 14 14 0 0 0 0 78.0 67 36 30 4 30 0 73 2 2 1 324 1.244 7.7 0.5 3.5 8.4 2.43
1995 22 -2.2 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 4 2 .667 2.50 8 8 0 0 0 0 50.1 39 20 14 1 20 0 52 1 1 1 204 1.172 7.0 0.2 3.6 9.3 2.60
1995 22 -5.2 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 0 2 .000 5.20 6 6 0 0 0 0 27.2 28 16 16 3 10 0 21 1 1 0 120 1.373 9.1 1.0 3.3 6.8 2.10
1996 23 -3.6 Toledo IL AAA DET 4 6 .400 4.46 19 19 0 1 0 0 111.0 104 60 55 13 53 1 103 3 1 6 471 1.414 8.4 1.1 4.3 8.4 1.94
1997 24 -2.6 New Orleans AA AAA HOU 8 10 .444 3.98 28 28 0 1 0 0 174.1 183 82 77 10 56 2 141 6 3 6 738 1.371 9.4 0.5 2.9 7.3 2.52
1998 25 -1.7 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 0 1 .000 6.00 5 3 1 0 0 1 15.0 22 12 10 1 7 0 18 2 0 2 75 1.933 13.2 0.6 4.2 10.8 2.57
2001 28 0.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2002 29 1.9 3 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,STL,TEX 3 5 .375 4.75 49 1 17 0 0 2 47.1 53 28 25 4 20 1 43 5 1 2 220 1.542 10.1 0.8 3.8 8.2 2.15
2002 29 1.9 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 1 2 .333 2.78 24 0 7 0 0 2 22.2 21 7 7 1 7 1 20 0 1 1 95 1.235 8.3 0.4 2.8 7.9 2.86
2002 29 1.9 Memphis PCL AAA STL 1 2 .333 9.82 16 1 7 0 0 0 14.2 24 18 16 3 9 0 12 4 0 1 82 2.250 14.7 1.8 5.5 7.4 1.33
2002 29 1.9 New Orleans, Memphis, Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX,STL,HOU 3 5 .375 4.75 49 1 17 0 0 2 47.1 53 28 25 4 20 1 43 5 1 2 220 1.542 10.1 0.8 3.8 8.2 2.15
2002 29 1.9 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 1 1 .500 1.80 9 0 3 0 0 0 10.0 8 3 2 0 4 0 11 1 0 0 43 1.200 7.2 0.0 3.6 9.9 2.75
2003 30 2.8 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 5 4 .556 4.09 33 6 12 0 0 2 81.1 88 40 37 6 31 2 53 5 1 5 356 1.463 9.7 0.7 3.4 5.9 1.71
2004 31 3.8 Columbus IL AAA NYY 0 0 1.42 16 0 1 0 0 0 12.2 8 3 2 0 3 0 11 1 0 2 50 0.868 5.7 0.0 2.1 7.8 3.67
2005 32 4.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA WSN,PIT 4 2 .667 2.50 45 0 13 0 0 6 54.0 42 20 15 3 16 0 42 5 0 1 218 1.074 7.0 0.5 2.7 7.0 2.63
2005 32 4.6 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 2 2 .500 3.62 27 0 8 0 0 4 32.1 36 15 13 3 7 0 24 5 0 0 141 1.330 10.0 0.8 1.9 6.7 3.43
2005 32 5.2 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 2 0 1.000 0.83 18 0 5 0 0 2 21.2 6 5 2 0 9 0 18 0 0 1 77 0.692 2.5 0.0 3.7 7.5 2.00
2006 33 6.0 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 5 1 .833 2.97 58 1 18 0 0 4 60.2 57 20 20 4 28 4 57 2 1 7 258 1.401 8.5 0.6 4.2 8.5 2.04
2009 36 9.1 2 Teams 1 Lg Fgn 4 8 .333 3.78 19 13 0 69.0 63 33 29 3 33 47 1.391 8.2 0.4 4.3 6.1 1.42
2009 36 9.1 Doosan, SK KBO Fgn 4 8 .333 3.78 19 13 0 69.0 63 33 29 3 33 47 1.391 8.2 0.4 4.3 6.1 1.42
2009 36 9.1 Doosan KBO Fgn 4 6 .400 3.47 12 12 0 62.1 56 28 24 2 27 42 1.332 8.1 0.3 3.9 6.1 1.56
2009 36 9.1 SK KBO Fgn 0 2 .000 6.75 7 1 0 6.2 7 5 5 1 6 5 1.950 9.4 1.4 8.1 6.8 0.83
2010 37 9.9 Nexen KBO Fgn 2 6 .250 6.68 9 6 0 0 0 32.1 38 24 24 3 17 0 25 5 150 1.701 10.6 0.8 4.7 7.0 1.47
2012 39 12.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA NYM 0 2 .000 5.68 21 0 3 0 0 1 19.0 25 15 12 1 12 0 21 1 0 2 92 1.947 11.8 0.5 5.7 9.9 1.75
2012 39 14.2 Binghamton EL AA NYM 0 0 0.00 6 0 1 0 0 0 4.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 8 1 0 1 19 1.071 1.9 0.0 7.7 15.4 2.00
2012 39 11.8 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 0 2 .000 7.53 15 0 2 0 0 1 14.1 24 15 12 1 8 0 13 0 0 1 73 2.233 15.1 0.6 5.0 8.2 1.63
14 Seasons 45 52 .464 3.96 331 105 66 2 0 16 830.1 812 403 365 56 346 10 695 41 14 36 3274 1.395 8.8 0.6 3.8 7.5 2.01
AA (3 seasons) AA 10 5 .667 2.98 28 22 1 0 0 0 129.2 101 50 43 5 64 0 120 6 6 4 541 1.272 7.0 0.3 4.4 8.3 1.88
AAA (11 seasons) AAA 29 33 .468 4.04 275 64 65 2 0 16 599.1 610 296 269 45 232 10 503 30 8 32 2583 1.405 9.2 0.7 3.5 7.6 2.17
Fgn (2 seasons) Fgn 6 14 .300 4.71 28 19 0 0 0 101.1 101 57 53 6 50 0 72 5 150 1.490 9.0 0.5 4.4 6.4 1.44
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1994 21 -3.0 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 14 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1995 22 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 14 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
1995 22 -2.1 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 8 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1995 22 -5.1 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1996 23 -3.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 24 -2.0 New Orleans AA AAA HOU 28 26 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15 .042 .042 .042 .083 1 2 0 2 0 0
1998 25 -1.9 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001 28 0.8 Toledo IL AAA DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 3 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,STL,TEX 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 1.9 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 1.9 Memphis PCL AAA STL 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 1.9 New Orleans,Memphis,Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX,STL,HOU 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 1.9 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 30 2.7 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 31 3.7 Columbus IL AAA NYY 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 32 4.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA WSN,PIT 45 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2005 32 4.7 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 27 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2005 32 4.7 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 33 5.7 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT 58 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 36 2 Teams 1 Lg Fgn
2009 36 7.7 Doosan,SK KBO Fgn
2009 36 7.7 Doosan KBO Fgn
2009 36 7.7 SK KBO Fgn
2010 37 9.0 Nexen KBO Fgn
2012 39 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 39 14.6 Binghamton EL AA NYM 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 39 11.5 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Seasons 303 51 46 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 27 .065 .065 .065 .130 3 2 0 5 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 28 14 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
AAA (11 seasons) AAA 275 37 34 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 21 .088 .088 .088 .176 3 2 0 3 0 0
Fgn (2 seasons) Fgn
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1994 21 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN P 14 17 1 16 0 0 1.000 1.21 5 5 50%
1995 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN P 14 23 9 14 0 0 1.000 1.64 3 7 70%
1995 22 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN P 8 17 8 9 0 0 1.000 2.13 3 5 63%
1995 22 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 6 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 2 100%
1996 23 Toledo IL AAA DET P 19 27 8 19 0 0 1.000 1.42 7 10 59%
1997 24 New Orleans AA AAA HOU P 28 49 10 36 3 2 .939 1.64 19 9 32%
1998 25 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU P 5 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.40 4 0 0%
2001 28 Toledo IL AAA DET P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2002 29 3 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,STL,TEX P 49 13 0 12 1 1 .923 0.24 5 0 0%
2002 29 New Orleans, Memphis, Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX,STL,HOU P 49 13 0 12 1 1 .923 0.24 5 0 0%
2002 29 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX P 9 4 0 4 0 1 1.000 0.44 0 0
2002 29 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU P 24 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0%
2002 29 Memphis PCL AAA STL P 16 9 0 8 1 0 .889 0.50 2 0 0%
2003 30 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX P 33 22 8 13 1 1 .955 0.64 10 4 29%
2004 31 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 16 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.06
2005 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA WSN,PIT P 45 15 1 14 0 0 1.000 0.33 3 1 25%
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN P 27 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.33 2 1 33%
2005 32 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT P 18 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.33 1 0 0%
2006 33 Indianapolis IL AAA PIT P 58 17 1 15 1 2 .941 0.28 5 1 17%
2009 36 2 Teams 1 Lg Fgn P 19 17 7 8 2 1 .882 0.79
2009 36 Doosan, SK KBO Fgn P 19 17 7 8 2 1 .882 0.79
2010 37 Nexen KBO Fgn P 9 14 1 13 0 1 1.000 1.56
2012 39 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA NYM P 21 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.10 1 1 50%
2012 39 Binghamton EL AA NYM P 6 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.17 1 0 0%
2012 39 Buffalo IL AAA NYM P 15 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.07 0 1 100%
14 Seasons 331 221 46 165 10 8 .955 0.64 62 38 38%
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1994 21 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA CIN
1995 22 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CIN
1995 22 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA CIN
1995 22 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1995-06-03 1995-07-17
1995 22 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 2 1995-08-03 1995-09-26
1996 23 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
1996 23 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1996-07-04 1996-09-25
1997 24 New Orleans Zephyrs American Association AAA HOU
1998 25 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA HOU
1998 25 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-15
1999 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1999-04-05 1999-09-30
2000 27 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2000-04-04 2000-10-01
2001 28 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
2001 28 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2001-04-05 2001-08-18
2001 28 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 2 2001-09-03 2001-10-05
2002 29 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA HOU 1 2002-04-05 2002-05-28
2002 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 2002-08-22 2002-09-29
2002 29 Memphis Redbirds Pacific Coast League AAA STL 2 2002-06-07 2002-07-16
2002 29 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA TEX 3 2002-07-30 2002-08-15
2003 30 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA TEX
2003 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 2003-04-01 2003-04-17
2004 31 Columbus Clippers International League AAA NYY 2004-06-29 2004-08-02
2004 31 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 2004-04-06 2004-06-17
2004 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 2 2004-08-06 2004-10-01
2005 32 Indianapolis Indians International League AAA PIT 2005-04-07 2005-05-23
2005 32 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA WSN 2005-06-15 2005-09-03
2005 32 Washington Nationals National League MLB WSN 1 2005-05-27 2005-06-07
2006 33 Indianapolis Indians International League AAA PIT 2006-04-06 2006-09-04
2007 34 Fukuoka Softbank Hawks Japan Pacific League Fgn
2008 35 Fukuoka Softbank Hawks Japan Pacific League Fgn
2009 36 SK Wyverns Korean Baseball Organization Fgn
2009 36 Doosan Bears Korean Baseball Organization Fgn
2010 37 Nexen Heroes Korean Baseball Organization Fgn
2012 39 Binghamton Mets Eastern League AA NYM 2012-07-21 2012-08-05
2012 39 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA NYM 2012-08-06 2012-09-02

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