John Truman Wasdin
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: August 5, 1972 in Fort Belvoir, VA
High School: Godby HS (Tallahassee, FL)
School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 1993 amateur draft.
Signed June 15, 1993.
Debut: August 24, 1995 (Age 23.019)
vs. BOS 6.2 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 3 BB, 3 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1996 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Rangers/Rockies/Athletics/Orioles/... 1995-2007
Final Game: July 7, 2007 (Age 34.336)
vs. CHC 2.1 IP, 5 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER
About biographical information
News -- September 2014
- 9/3 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 139 Thread – World Champion Red Sox (61-77, Magic Number: 46) at Yankees (9/3/14): First Pitch – 7:05 PM Pitchers: Anthony Ranaudo (3-0, 4.50) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.88) Notes: Ranaudo looks to be the first...
News -- August 2014
- 8/31 BoSox Injection: Ten Years Gone: Red Sox respond to Nomar trade with 10-game win streak: The morning of August 1, 2004, New England awoke to the first day of the post-Nomar era -- head pounding, stomach aching, swinging...
- 8/2 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Countdown Thome’s 25 Greatest Moments: #16-20: He’s regarded as one of the nicest people in baseball. But as beloved as Jim Thome might be off the field, he’s still feared...
News -- July 2014
- 7/23 A's Farm: A’s Top Prospects Soaring At Stockton: This year, the biggest crop of top prospects for the A’s has been playing for the Stockton Ports in the Class-A California League....
- 7/10 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 92 Thread – Red Sox (40-51, 5th, 9.5 GB) vs. White Sox (7/10/14): First Pitch – 4:10 PM Pitchers: Jon Lester (9-7, 2.73) vs. Jose Quintana (5-7, 3.20) Notes: My big takeaway from last night;...
News -- April 2014
- 4/7 The World's Worst Sports Blog: The Three-Inning Save is an Endangered Species: Yesterday, Manny Parra pitched two perfect innings to pick up the save against the Mets. It was a natural save situation –...
News -- April 2013
- 4/28 PaulLebowitz.com: The Astros and the Antiquated “Process”: In this Tyler Kepner piece in today’s New York Times, the Astros and their plan for the future is again detailed. You can insert...
News -- January 2013
- 1/26 Fire Brand of the American League: Remembering Nomar: Remembering my childhood hero's rise to stardom, fall from grace, and re-emergence as a true symbol of what the Boston Red Sox...
News -- November 2012
- 11/29 Swingin' A's: Do the Minor League Shuffle: The Bernie may have been the dance of choice in Oakland this season, but on Thursday the Athletics were doing the shuffle. More...
News -- September 2012
- 9/25 High Heat Stats: Cannon Fodder: The Casualties of WAR (Volume 1): In another thread, longtime reader Topper wondered aloud: “Who is the all-time SABR whipping boy?” In our first installment...
News -- September 2011
- 9/23 Fire Brand of the American League: Taking the Pulse of Red Sox Nation:
Oh Red Sox Nation, I love you, but you are a fickle bunch. All summer you’ve been like the **** high school jock strutting...
- 9/20 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Countdown Thome’s 25 Greatest Moments: #16-20: By Vince Guerrieri He’s regarded as one of the nicest people in baseball. But as beloved as Jim Thome might be off the...
News -- April 2011
- 4/21 Red Sox Beacon: Looking At Buch: Strikezone Plots, Umpires, And Whining About Umpires Using Strikezone Plots: It’s not good form to whine about umpires. There will be bad calls on both sides (though far more good than bad) and over...
News -- January 2011
- 1/6 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Athletics | John Wasdin to coachThe Oakland Athletics named former SP John Wasdin the pitching coach at Rookie League Vermont, USAToday.com reports....[+]