Ryan Chaffee


#25 RYAN CHAFFEE – RHP

Height: 6-2        Weight: 195

Bats: Right        Throws: Right

Born: Bellevue, Nebraska

Resides: Jupiter, Florida

High School: Niceville (Niceville, Florida)

College: Chipola College (Marianna, Florida – “Indians”)

Draft: 3rd – LAA – 2008…43rd – ATL – 2007

Born: 5/18/88    Opening Night Age: 29

Classification: VETERAN

 

Career Highlights: Ninth season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…signed by Goldeyes on 2/13/17…career 35-33 record with 11 saves and a 4.87 ERA in 260 games, 202 of them in relief…has finished 63 games in career…569.0 career innings pitched, allowing 540 hits, 301 walks, and 46 home runs…578 strikeouts in career…has averaged 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings as a professional…logged 100.0 or more innings in each of his first three seasons…has held right-handed batters to a .244 average as a professional…has held the opposition to a .239 average with two outs and runners in scoring position (301 AB) during career…lifetime 2.66 ERA in 23.2 postseason innings at the professional level…drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third round in 2008…also drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 43rd round in 2007…attended Major League spring training with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2011 and 2013, and with the Miami Marlins in 2015…combined 2.00 ERA in 9.0 innings over seven relief appearances in Major League spring training games…assigned to Arizona Fall League with the Scottsdale Scorpions in 2012, striking out nine batters in 6.1 innings…played two seasons at Chipola College from 2007-08, winning an NJCAA National Championship in 2007…earned a complete game win over New Mexico Junior College in the NJCAA World Series championship game…combined 9-5 with a 3.53 ERA for the Indians with 160 strikeouts in 120.0 innings pitched…also hit .317 with seven home runs and 19 RBI in 39 games as a position player during sophomore season in 2008…played at Niceville High School in Niceville, Florida…full name is Ryan Michael Chaffee

 

2016

New Orleans (Pacific Coast/AAA): Made two appearances for the Zephyrs…allowed six earned runs in 4.1 innings pitched…finished one game…allowed eight hits, four walks, and two home runs…struck out two

 

Jacksonville (Southern/AA): 2-3 with two saves and a 3.19 ERA in 29 games, all of them in relief…finished nine games…42.1 innings pitched, allowing 41 hits, 19 walks, and zero home runs…struck out 40…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 13 of 29 relief appearances…pitched 1.2 scoreless relief innings and earned the win on 5/31 vs. Montgomery…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with one strikeout on 6/13 at Mobile…earned the save on 6/25 at Mississippi, striking out one in 2.0 shutout relief innings…struck out four and allowed one earned run in 3.0 relief innings on 7/9 at Biloxi…worked 2.0 shutout relief innings with four strikeouts on 8/6 at Chattanooga…struck out four over 2.1 scoreless relief innings on 8/11 vs. Mississippi

 

2015

New Orleans (Pacific Coast/AAA): Made six relief appearances for the Zephyrs, going 1-0…allowed two earned runs in 7.1 innings pitched…finished one game…allowed eight hits, seven walks, and one home run…struck out five…pitched more than 1.0 inning in three of six relief appearances…struck out three in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 4/19 at Omaha…picked up win in relief on 4/22 at Iowa, working 0.1 scoreless innings

 

2014

Salt Lake (Pacific Coast/AAA): 1-2 with two saves and a 6.08 ERA for the Bees in 31 games, all of them in relief…finished seven games…37.0 innings pitched, allowing 42 hits, 28 walks, and two home runs…struck out 45…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 12 of 31 relief appearances…struck out three in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 5/23 vs. Fresno…earned win in relief on 5/28 at Tacoma, striking out four in 2.0 scoreless innings…struck out the side in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 7/17 vs. Las Vegas…pitched 2.2 scoreless relief innings and struck out two on 8/21 vs. Round Rock

 

Arkansas (Texas/AA): 3-0 with a 2.31 ERA for the Travelers in 13 games, all of them in relief…finished four games…23.1 innings pitched, allowing 22 hits, nine walks, and zero home runs…struck out 30…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 10 of 13 relief appearances…struck out four in 2.0 shutout relief innings while picking up the win on 4/3 at Midland…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings and struck out two on 4/26 vs. Springfield…struck out four over 3.0 shutout relief innings on 5/3 at Northwest Arkansas…picked up win in relief on 8/24 in the second game of a double header vs. Northwest Arkansas, striking out three in 2.0 scoreless innings…struck out four over 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/31 at Northwest Arkansas…helped Travelers reach Texas League playoffs…allowed one earned run in 3.0 innings over two playoff relief appearances…

 

2013

Arkansas (Texas/AA): 3-2 with a 2.92 ERA for the Travelers in 47 games, all of them in relief…finished 14 games…61.2 innings pitched, allowing 41 hits, 35 walks, and three home runs…struck out 73…finished fourth in the Texas League in appearances, and second in batting average against amongst relievers (.189)…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 17 of 47 relief appearances…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 4/20 vs. Springfield…earned relief win on 5/14 vs. Northwest Arkansas, striking out two in 2.0 shutout innings…worked 2.0 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 6/5 at Springfield…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with three strikeouts on 6/16 vs. Northwest Arkansas…pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings and struck out three on 6/18 vs. Northwest Arkansas…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out two on 6/27 vs. Frisco…struck out four in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/13 vs. Tulsa…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning while earning the win on 7/25 at Tulsa…struck out three in 2.2 shutout relief innings on 8/3 vs. Springfield…pitched 2.2 scoreless relief innings and struck out two on 8/7 at San Antonio…earned win in relief on 8/20 at Tulsa, striking out three in 1.2 scoreless innings…helped Travelers reach Texas League Championship Series…1-0 in three relief appearances during playoffs…earned win in relief in Game Three of the Texas League Championship Series on 9/13 vs. San Antonio, allowing one earned run in 1.0 inning

 

2012

Arkansas (Texas/AA): 5-1 with a 2.72 ERA for the Travelers in 37 games, all of them in relief…finished eight games…43.0 innings pitched, allowing 24 hits, 27 walks, and three home runs…struck out 56…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 14 of 37 relief appearances…picked up win in relief on 6/19 vs. Springfield, striking out three in 2.0 scoreless innings…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings to earn the win on 6/24 at Northwest Arkansas…struck out four and allowed one unearned run in 2.0 relief innings on 8/5 vs. Northwest Arkansas…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out two on 8/13 at San Antonio…picked up win in relief on 9/3 vs. Springfield, striking out two in 2.0 shutout innings

 

Inland Empire (California/A+): 2-0 with seven saves and a 2.38 ERA for the 66ers in 18 games, all of them in relief…13 games finished…22.2 innings pitched, allowing 17 hits, nine walks, and two home runs…struck out 28…pitched more than 1.0 inning in six of 18 relief appearances…earned relief win on 4/5 at Rancho Cucamonga, striking out three in 2.0 scoreless innings…picked up first career save on 4/14 vs. High Desert, striking out two and allowing two earned runs in 2.0 innings…struck out the side in 1.0 shutout relief inning while earning the save on 4/21 at High Desert…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning to pick up the save on 5/11 vs. Bakersfield…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with three strikeouts on 5/12 vs. Bakersfield…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts on 5/18 vs. Lancaster

 

2011

Salt Lake (Pacific Coast/AAA): Made four appearances for the Bees, three of them in relief, going 1-1…allowed seven earned runs in 9.2 innings pitched…allowed 13 hits, four walks, and three home runs…struck out eight…started and won on 6/19 at Tacoma, allowing one earned run in 5.0 innings while striking out four

 

Inland Empire (California/A+): 2-10 with a 7.26 ERA for the 66ers in 30 games, 14 of them as a starting pitcher…finished six games…96.2 innings pitched, allowing 114 hits, 48 walks, and 11 home runs…struck out 87…allowed four or fewer earned runs in nine of 14 starts…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 11 of 16 relief appearances…started and won on 4/12 vs. High Desert, allowing one earned run and striking out four in 6.2 innings…struck out four and allowed one unearned run in 2.0 relief innings on 6/7 at High Desert…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with three strikeouts on 7/28 vs. High Desert…struck out two in 2.2 scoreless relief innings on 8/3 at Lancaster…pitched 3.0 shutout relief innings with four strikeouts on 8/24 vs. Lancaster…helped Empire reach the California League playoffs

 

2010

Rancho Cucamonga (California/A+): 7-6 with a 6.36 ERA for the Quakes in 20 games, all of them as a starting pitcher…104.2 innings pitched, allowing 126 hits, 46 walks, and 13 home runs…struck out 83…allowed four or fewer earned runs in 13 of 20 starts…pitched at least 5.0 innings in 15 of 20 starts…started and won on 5/27 at Visalia, pitching 7.0 shutout innings with five strikeouts…worked 6.0 scoreless innings with six strikeouts while earning the win in start on 7/20 vs. Bakersfield…started and won on 8/6 vs. Inland Empire, striking out six and allowing two earned runs over 7.0 innings…started and won on 8/23 at Lake Elsinore, allowing two earned runs in 6.0 innings with five strikeouts…started and won on 8/28 vs. Lancaster, striking out seven over 7.0 shutout innings…started and took no-decision on 9/2 vs. High Desert, allowing three earned runs and striking out four over 7.1 innings…helped Quakes reach California League Championship Series…1-0 with a 1.38 ERA in two playoff starts…started and won Game Three of the California League Division Finals on 9/13 vs. Lake Elsinore, allowing one earned run on two hits while striking out five over 7.0 innings…started and took no-decision in Game Three of the California League Championship Series on 9/18 vs. San Jose, allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings with three strikeouts

 

2009

Cedar Rapids (Midwest/A): 8-8 with a 4.33 ERA for the Kernels in 23 games, all of them as a starting pitcher…116.1 innings pitched, allowing 84 hits, 65 walks, and six home runs…121 strikeouts…finished tied for fourth in the Midwest League in strikeouts, first in batting average against (.206)…allowed two or fewer earned runs in 13 of 23 starts, and allowed four earned runs or less in 20 of them…pitched at least 5.0 innings in 16 of 23 starts…made professional debut on 4/25 at Peoria, taking no-decision in start, allowing four earned runs in 4.0 innings with four strikeouts…started and took no-decision on 4/30 vs. West Michigan, striking out four in 6.0 shutout innings…earned first career win during start on 5/13 vs. Wisconsin, striking out seven and allowing two earned runs in 6.0 innings…struck out eight and allowed one unearned run over 5.0 innings, while earning the win in start on 5/18 at Burlington…started and won on 5/23 vs. Lansing, allowing four earned runs in 5.0 innings with 11 strikeouts…struck out seven and allowed one earned run in 6.1 innings while picking up the win during start on 5/29 at Dayton…started and won on 6/4 at Wisconsin, striking out six and allowing one hit over 6.0 scoreless innings…started and took no-decision on 6/30 at Beloit, allowing one earned run on two hits with eight strikeouts in 7.0 innings…started and took no-decision on 7/18 at Great Lakes, striking out five over 5.0 shutout innings…started and won on 7/30 vs. Kane County, pitching 6.0 shutout innings with four strikeouts…struck out five and allowed one earned run over 6.0 innings while picking up the win during start on 8/4 at Quad Cities…helped Kernels reach Midwest League playoffs

 

 

Rick Forney on Ryan Chaffee: I’m very pleased to add Ryan to our club.  Ryan is a valuable and experienced power arm that I feel will be a great asset to our pitching staff.