Joel Seddon

#9 JOEL SEDDON – RHP
Height: 6-1 Weight: 190
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Port Huron, Michigan
Resides: Lexington, South Carolina
High School: St. Clair (St. Clair, Michigan)
College: University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina – “Gamecocks”)
Draft: 11th – OAK – 2014…20th – TOR – 2011
Born: 7/13/92 Opening Night Age: 26
Classification: LS-4

Career Highlights: Sixth season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…signed by the Goldeyes on 6/11/19…career 32-32 record with three saves and a 4.57 ERA in 153 games, 67 of them as a starting pitcher…23 career games finished…516.0 career innings pitched, allowing 556 hits, 158 walks, and 58 home runs…357 career strikeouts…has walked just seven percent of career batters faced…has reached the Triple-A level twice during career and has reached the Double-A level four times…has pitched more than 1.0 inning in 54 of 86 career relief appearances…has held the opposition to a .227 average with two outs and runners in scoring position during career (196 AB)…won back-to-back Double-A Texas League championships with the Midland RockHounds in 2016 and 2017…combined 4-0 with a 2.84 ERA in three starts and three relief appearances over 19.0 postseason innings…2018 Double-A Texas League All-Star…drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 11th round in 2014…also drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 20th round in 2011…made one appearance in Major League spring training for the Athletics in 2019, striking out one batter in 1.0 scoreless relief inning…played three seasons of college baseball at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina from 2012-14…earned All-Southeastern Conference honours as a junior in 2014…played for the Cape Cod League’s Cotuit Kettleers following sophomore season in 2013…3-2 with three saves and a 2.17 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 29.0 innings for Cotuit…played at St. Clair High School in St. Clair, Michigan…full name is Joel Patrick Seddon

2019
Las Vegas (Pacific Coast/AAA/Oakland): 1-0 in one relief appearance for the Aviators…picked up relief win on 4/22 at Fresno, allowing one earned run in 3.0 innings with two strikeouts

Midland (Texas/AA/Oakland): Made four appearances for the RockHounds, three of them in relief…7.2 innings pitched, allowing 14 earned runs, 19 hits, four walks, and three home runs…struck out four…pitched 3.0 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 5/17 vs. Corpus Christi

Stockton (California/A+/Oakland): 0-2 with a 6.59 ERA for the Ports in five appearances, three of them in relief…13.2 innings pitched, allowing 18 hits, six walks, and two home runs…struck out 15…struck out two in 3.0 shutout relief innings on 4/28 at San Jose

2018
Midland (Texas/AA/Oakland): 9-7 with a 4.81 ERA for the RockHounds in 28 games, 17 of them starts…finished one game…118.0 innings pitched, allowing 131 hits, 38 walks, and 19 home runs…struck out 80…Texas League All-Star…finished fifth in the Texas League in wins and eighth in ERA…started and won on 4/10 vs. Tulsa, striking out five in 7.0 shutout innings…started and won on 6/3 vs. Northwest Arkansas, allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings while striking out four…started and took the loss on 6/14 vs. Corpus Christi, allowing two earned runs in 8.0 innings with seven strikeouts…started and took no-decision on 7/5 at Tulsa, allowing two earned runs in 6.1 innings with five strikeouts…picked up relief win on 7/26 at Corpus Christi, striking out three in 3.0 shutout innings…picked up relief win on 8/17 vs. Arkansas, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless inning…earned win in relief on 8/31 vs. San Antonio, striking out three in 3.0 shutout innings

2017
Nashville (Pacific Coast/AAA/Oakland): Made one start for the Sounds…started and took no-decision on 5/30 vs. Colorado Springs, allowing one earned run in 4.0 innings while striking out five in first career Triple-A appearance

Midland (Texas/AA/Oakland): 3-4 with two saves and a 5.00 ERA for the RockHounds in 33 games, 27 of them in relief…finished five games…93.2 innings pitched, allowing 107 hits, 31 walks, and eight home runs…struck out 70…picked up relief win on 4/22 vs. San Antonio, striking out three in 4.1 scoreless innings…earned the save on 5/4 vs. Corpus Christi, striking out two in 4.0 shutout innings…picked up the save on 6/4 vs. Northwest Arkansas, striking out one in 3.0 shutout innings…started and won on 6/9 at San Antonio, allowing one earned run in 7.0 innings with three strikeouts…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/16 at San Antonio…struck out two in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 7/23 vs. Corpus Christi in the second game of a double header…struck out two in 2.2 shutout relief innings on 7/31 at Frisco…struck out two in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 8/9 at Northwest Arkansas…helped RockHounds win second consecutive Texas League championship…picked up relief win in Game One of the Texas League Division Series on 9/6 at San Antonio…started and won winner-take-all Game Five of Texas League Division Series on 9/10 at San Antonio, allowing one earned run on two hits in 5.0 innings while striking out one…pitched 0.2 scoreless relief innings in winner-take-all Game Five of Texas League Championship Series on 9/17 at Tulsa…RockHounds won Game Five 1-0, and completed comeback from 0-2 series deficit

2016
Midland (Texas/AA/Oakland): 9-9 with a 4.40 ERA for the RockHounds in 27 games, 26 of them starts…143.1 innings pitched, allowing 149 hits, 48 walks, and 13 home runs…struck out 75…finished third in the Texas League in starts and fourth in innings pitched…allowed three or fewer earned runs in 19 of 26 starts…walked two batters or less in 20 of 26 starts…pitched 6.0 or more innings in 11 of 26 starts…started and won on 6/24 vs. San Antonio, striking out three in 8.0 shutout innings, allowing just one hit…started and won on 7/2 at Northwest Arkansas, striking out three in 7.0 shutout innings…started and took the loss on 7/14 at San Antonio, allowing two runs, one earned, in 6.0 innings while striking out six…started and won on 7/19 vs. Corpus Christi, allowing two runs, one earned, in 7.0 innings with four strikeouts…started and won on 7/25 vs. Frisco, allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings with three strikeouts…started and won on 8/4 vs. Corpus Christi, allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings while striking out five…started and won on 8/10 at Tulsa, striking out three in 5.0 shutout innings…started and won on 8/27 vs. Frisco, allowing three unearned runs in 6.0 innings with one strikeout…helped RockHounds win the Texas League championship…started and won Game One of the Texas League Division Series on 9/7 at Corpus Christi, striking out four in 5.0 shutout innings…started and won Game One of the Texas League Championship Series on 9/13 at Northwest Arkansas, allowing three earned runs in 6.0 innings with six strikeouts

2015
Stockton (California/A+/Oakland): 8-8 with a 3.59 ERA for the Ports in 34 games, 14 of them starts…finished four games…105.1 innings pitched, allowing 103 hits, 17 walks, and 11 home runs…struck out 82…struck out six in 3.0 shutout relief innings on 4/28 at Bakersfield…made first career start and took no-decision on 5/4 vs. Lancaster, allowing two earned runs in 4.0 innings with five strikeouts…started and won on 6/11 at Rancho Cucamonga, striking out four in 6.0 shutout innings…started and took no-decision on 6/21 vs. Bakersfield, allowing two earned runs in 6.0 innings with six strikeouts…started and won on 6/28 at Inland Empire, striking out three in 7.0 shutout innings…started and won on 7/4 at Bakersfield, allowing one earned run in 7.0 innings with eight strikeouts…started and won on 7/15 at San Jose, allowing one unearned run in 6.0 innings with five strikeouts…picked up win in relief on 9/7 vs. Modesto, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless inning…helped Ports reach the California League playoffs

2014
Beloit (Midwest/A/Oakland): 2-2 with one save and a 2.84 ERA for the Snappers in 19 games, all of them in relief…finished 13 games…25.1 innings pitched, allowing 20 hits, eight walks, and two home runs…struck out 20…did not allow an earned run in16 of 19 appearances…pitched more than 1.0 inning in eight of 19 relief appearances…picked up first career win on 7/6 at Cedar Rapids, striking out one in 1.0 shutout relief inning…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with one strikeout on 7/9 vs. Burlington…struck out two in 1.2 scoreless relief innings on 7/13 at Kane County…picked up relief win on 7/30 vs. Peoria with 2.0 shutout innings…struck out one in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 8/5 at Clinton…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/17 at Clinton…earned first career save on 8/24 at Wisconsin, striking out one in 1.0 shutout inning…struck out one in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 9/1 vs. Wisconsin

Athletics (Arizona/R/Oakland): Made one relief appearance for the Athletics’ Arizona League affiliate…made professional debut on 6/22 vs. the Giants’ Arizona League affiliate, allowing one earned run in 2.0 relief innings while striking out four

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