Richard Elliott Dotson
Rich Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: January 10, 1959 in Cincinnati, OH
High School: Anderson HS (Cincinnati, OH) by the Drafted California Angels in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 4, 1979 (Age 20.237)
vs. CAL 1.1 IP, 5 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 5 ER Exceeded rookie limits during 1980 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Yankees/Royals 1979-1990 Final Game: June 5, 1990 (Age 31.146)
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News -- March 2014
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1/24 WasWatching: Worst Pitching Staff In Yankees History: It has to be the 1989 staff, right? Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF SV IP HR BB SO ERA+ WHIP SO/9 SO/BB 1 SP Andy Hawkins 29 15 ... News -- June 2012
6/2 High Heat Stats: Consecutive CG shutouts by decade: By request of HHS reader Brett, here are the longest individual shutout streaks since 1918, broken down by decade. Note that streaks ... News -- May 2012
5/10 High Heat Stats: Jekyll and Hyde Pitchers: Recently, John Autin coined the term “disaster start” to denote starts where a pitcher allows more runs than innings ... News -- November 2011
11/12 High Heat Stats: Charlie Lea (1956-2011): Former major-league pitcher Charlie Lea has died.Some interesting facts about his career:Lea was a mainstay in the Expos' rotation ... News -- July 2011
7/30 B-R Blog: Derek Holland has 4 shutouts and a 4.14 ERA: Derek Holland shut out the Blue Jays in Toronto Saturday, his 4th shutout of the year and 3rd in his last 5 starts. He threw just ... News -- March 2011
3/20 The Captain's Blog: Shuffling the Deck: Assigning Rotation Slots Nothing More than a Slight of Hand: The last two slots in the Yankees’ starting rotation remain up for grabs, but the order of the first three has been officially ... News -- October 2010
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10/8 MLBTradeRumors: Jack Of All Trades: Bobby Bonds: One of my favorite parts of Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning was the reminder of just how talented Bobby Bonds was. The 461 stolen ... News -- August 2010
8/29 B-R Blog: Cal McLish 1925-2010: Cal McLish has passed away at age 84.
He had a lengthy career and is often noted for a few things:
McLish first appeared in the ...
8/17 The Captain's Blog: Save Our Season! Double Play by the Captain Dooms Sinking Yankees Ship: For the second straight day, it looked as if the starting pitching was going to be the cause of another sleepless night for Yankees’ ... News -- July 2010
7/2 B-R Blog: Starting pitcher goes 9+ innings without getting credited for a complete game: Yesterday we looked at the recent game in which Felix Hernandez pitched 9 innings but failed to complete the game since it went ...