Thomas Caesar Candiotti
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: August 31, 1957 in Walnut Creek, CA
School: St. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA) as a Free Agent with the Signed Kansas City Royals in 1980.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 8, 1983 (Age 25)
vs. KCR 2.1 IP, 3 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Indians/Athletics/BlueJays/Brewers 1983-1999 Agents: Rocky Luccia [*] Final Game: July 24, 1999 (Age 41)
Relatives: Brother-In-Law of Brad Wellman
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News -- April 2014
4/14 District on Deck: Matt Williams, the Montreal Expos, and the Lost Season of '94: This is part one of a three part examination of Matt Williams, the Montreal Expos, and the lost season of 1994. We are twenty ... News -- March 2014
3/25 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: From Tommy John to Orel Hershiser: The career of Frank Jobe: Danny Salazar had it, and he’s still one of the Indians’ top pitching prospects. Vinnie Pestano had it before the Indians ...
3/5 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Catching Up With Greg Swindell: When it comes to baseball prospects, there are some players who get on the fast track to the Majors—and then there’s the fast ... News -- December 2013
12/25 SABER BUCS: ??? Wandy Rodriguez ???: How in the world can anybody have any idea what $13 million ($8M paid by Pirates) will purchase from Wandy Rodriguez in 2014? ... News -- November 2013
11/11 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Madness: Quicken Loans Region Round 1 results: Our IBI Tribe Madness tournament moves into the first round of the Quicken Loans Region where eight players move on and eight ... News -- October 2013
10/23 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Madness: Previewing the Quicken Loans Region matchups: Our tournament moves to the Quicken Loans Regional where the winner of this region draws the winner of the First Energy Region.
Here ... News -- September 2013
9/2 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: September 2, 1951: Tom Candiotti pitches his second one-hitter of the season, but also walks seven batters and makes an error as the Indians lose ... News -- August 2013
8/4 elysianfielders.com: This Day in Giants History: August 4, 1995: The Giants roll over the Dodgers, 15-1 as winning pitcher William VanLandigham hits his only career homer‚ off Tom Candiotti. ... News -- June 2013
6/27 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: June 27, 1991: The Indians trade pitcher Tom Candiotti and outfielder Turner Ward to the Blue Jays in exchange for outfielders Glenallen Hill, ... News -- May 2013
5/7 Kings of Kauffman: Late Breakout: After his performance over the weekend, Jeremy Guthrie is looking like a different pitcher than he has been in the past. He ...
5/6 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 6, 1986: In a shortened five inning game at Cleveland Muni**** Stadium, the Indians defeat the Royals by a score of 6-1. Tom Candiotti ...
5/1 Macho-Row.com: On this day in 1993: Dodgers 5, Phillies 1:
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3/8 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1987: For those of you on pins and needles waiting to hear about a 25 year old game I apologize for the delay but here we are. After ... News -- February 2013
2/26 Venom Strikes: Josh Booty’s Second Chance: Josh Booty is a former college football quarterback. He played his college football at LSU for only two years, before deciding ...
2/24 Full Spectrum Baseball: The Next Knuckler Reports To CampJosh Booty may have won the MLB Network’s “The Next Knuckler,” but his work has just begun. ...
2/7 Billy-Ball.com: Sen. Ted Cruz Tops Mike Morgan’s Record: It can’t be easy starting your career with an 0-11 record but Texas Senator Ted Cruz has done it with pride. According to ... News -- December 2012
12/3 Feelin' Kinda Blue: Dodgers check in on R.A. Dickey, but an acquisition doesn't seem likely:
It isn't too often a Cy Young award winner is traded less than a month after winning the award, but the Mets are trying to ... News -- November 2012
11/18 MetsToday.com: Trading Initials and the Curse of 1973: Author’s Disclaimer: Perhaps by the time you are reading this, the Met player in question has already signed a new contract. ...
11/15 Tomahawk Take: R.A. Dickey Getting The Respect Phil Niekro Never Did: R.A. Dickey received 27 of the 32 first-place votes to win the NL Cy Young Award, the first given to a pitcher who primarily throws ...
11/2 MLB Dirt: Red Sox Prospect Steven Wright: Continuing Baseball’s Knuckleball Tradition: Successful knuckleball pitchers are about as common in baseball as a Triple Crown winner, and they are always in danger of going ... News -- October 2012
10/8 MLB Dirt: Some Completely Useless But Fun Numbers From The 2012 MLB Regular Season: The 2012 baseball regular season was one of excitement and surprises. Only part of the story is what was seen from game to game, ... News -- September 2012
9/17 High Heat Stats: Why does CC Sabathia allow so many unearned runs?: Fielding in baseball (if not fielders, necessarily) is getting better all the time. Improvements in equipment, field conditions ... News -- August 2012
8/19 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: August 19, 1988: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Tribe sluggers Joe Carter and Cory Snyder lead the way in a 4-2 victory over visiting Kansas City. ... News -- June 2012
6/22 High Heat Stats: Knuckleballers, by days of rest: With R.A. Dickey scheduled to start Sunday night on 5 days’ rest, let’s look at the “days of rest” splits ... News -- May 2012
5/22 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Carter and Niekro Reflect On Indians and Dreadful 1987 Season: By Steve Eby The 1987 Cleveland Indians might be the biggest disappointment in Cleveland sports history. The Tribe was supposed ... News -- April 2012
4/25 NY Baseball Digest: Is the Knuckleball an Endangered Species?: On Saturday, I attended a screening of Knuckleball! at the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival. The documentary, by award-winning ...
4/20 High Heat Stats: Buyer Beware – This Week in Baseball Trade History: This week (April 16-22) saw a couple of trades with similar circumstances. In both instances, a team traded for a player who ... News -- March 2012
3/16 Justin Jabs: Baseball and the Ides of March: Yesterday, March 15th, was the Ides of March. I know this pretty much only because my girlfriend is taking a Cleopatra class ... News -- February 2012
2/13 High Heat Stats: More complete games than wins?! (It’s not only possible–it used to be commonplace): Back in the old days of baseball, pitchers complete most games that they finished. In 1904, for example, 88% of games started ... News -- January 2012
1/11 High Heat Stats: WAAS for Pitchers: (For an explanation of the Wins Above All-Star Level method, as well as position-player values, see previous post.)The following ... News -- November 2011
11/4 High Heat Stats: Bob Forsch 1950-2011: A day after the sad news about Manny Alou, today baseball lost another long time player in Bob Forsch. Forsch pitched for sixteen ... News -- September 2011
9/7 B-R Blog: A.J. Burnett Sets A Wild Pitch Record: A.J. Burnett had three wild pitches in today's Yankees game. Before today, no pitcher since 1919 had 8+ games in their career ... News -- July 2011
7/12 Wahoo's Warriors: Some All-Star break notes on the pitching staff: Justin Masterson is the 8th Indians pitcher (min 75 IP) since 1990 to post a pre-All-Star Break ERA under 3.00 and the first since ...
7/12 B-R Blog: Verlander’s hot streaks & cool season: B-R blogger Raphy posted recently about Justin Verlander's long streak of 100-pitch games. But here are some other streaks and ... News -- June 2011
6/27 B-R Blog: Throwing 95+ pitches in a relief appearance: 2011 isn't quite halfway over yet and we've already had 3 different relief appearances where the pitcher threw at least 95 pitches: ...
6/14 Wahoo's Warriors: Tribe wins 1-0…. again: The Indians defeated the Yankees 1-0 on Monday night, their 3rd 1-0 victory of the season and the most they’ve had since ...
6/10 B-R Blog: Madison Bumgarner and Very Tough Losses: Madison Bumgarner was charged with his 8th loss Thursday, although he allowed just 1 run in 7 innings. It was his 4th loss this ... News -- April 2011
4/21 Wahoo's Warriors: Quality starts leading Indians to victory: The Indians have had 11 quality starts through their first 14 games this season, tied for the second most over the past 20 seasons. ...
4/17 B-R Blog: Justin Verlander’s Trippy Balk: Did you see this one? Verlander still has a ways to go before he catches up to some of these guys: Spanning Multiple Seasons or ...
4/11 B-R Blog: 1500+ IP After 1932 With ERA+ 100+ & Never An All-Star: How many pitchers had 1,500 IP after 1932 with an ERA+ of 100 or better in their career and never made an All-Star team? Here's ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: Which Staff Had the Most Wins in Their Future?: Here's an interesting question sent to us by B-R reader Phil: "I've been a Mets fan since 1967, when, as the youngest kid in my ... News -- September 2010
9/10 WalkOff Walk: Payback For Tom Candiotti - 1992: What you're seeing here, according to the YouTube user, is the pilot episode of a hidden camera TV show called Payback. And since ... News -- June 2010
6/14 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering the 1991 Trade Deadline: Ah, who can forget 1991? A little start-up network named Comedy Central was born, while the Warsaw Pact was officially dissolved. ... News -- May 2010
5/20 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Starting Pitchers Not In the Hall of Fame: Yesterday, I looked at the best eligible position players not in the Hall of Fame by WAR, and you responded with your votes by ...