Kirk Craig Saarloos
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: May 23, 1979 in Long Beach, CA
High School: Valley Christian HS (Cerritos, CA) School: California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA) by the Drafted Houston Astros in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Signed June 24, 2001.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 18, 2002 (Age 23)
vs. MIL 4.2 IP, 6 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 6 ER, L Teams (by GP): Athletics/Astros/Reds 2002-2008 Final Game: September 20, 2008 (Age 29)
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News -- May 2013
5/23 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 5/23: No future Astros with birthdays today, but several former Astros celebrate ~
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A first round draft ...
5/13 Billy-Ball.com: Alex Cobb and 2013 double-digit strikeout games: We should not ignore the amazing feat of Alex Cobb this weekend. Friday night, Cobb struck out 13 batters in just 4.2 IP against ... News -- April 2013
4/10 WasWatching: Welcome To The Club, Brandon Maurer: Pitchers, since 1916, to allow 6+ ER in each of their first two Major League appearances: Rk Gcar Player Year ▾ #Matching 1 ...
4/1 Swingin' A's: Opening Day: Time to Beat the Streak: Here in Oakland, we wrote the book on streaks. Well, we’re in the books at the very least. Even the most casual of A’s ... News -- September 2012
9/2 Climbing Tal's Hill: Chris Devenski Tosses a No-No: Back on July 21, the Astros traded veteran closer Brett Myers to the Chicago White Sox for RHP Matthew Heidenreich, LHP Blair ... News -- June 2012
6/9 For Baseball Junkies: Six Mariners Combine For Unlikely No-Hitter: No-Hitters are becoming more common... in fact, there have already been four no-hitters thrown this year. If you're ... News -- July 2011
7/2 For Baseball Junkies: Interleague Play: Like It or Not, Here Are the Facts: This week, we saw the kickoff of interleague play across Major League Baseball. Interleague play was introduced in 1997 with 214 ... 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: ... News -- September 2010
9/14 B-R Blog: 10+ Scoreless Games Streak By RP To Start Career: Using the data in Play Index, I decided to look at which relief pitchers had the most games in a row with " BF>=1 AND R=0" ... News -- June 2010
6/11 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Ibanez, Andruw, Pena, Suppan: On this date seven years ago, six Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Yankees in Yankee Stadium. Roy Oswalt started the game ...