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Aaron Harang

Aaron Harang 34 P

Atlanta Braves

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Aaron Michael Harang
  • Age: 36 (May 9, 1978)
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 7" Wt: 260
  • Draft: Round 6 (1999, TEX)
  • MLB Debut: 05/25/2002
  • School: San Diego State
  • Relationship(s): brother of Daryl Harang
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Aaron Harang Stats Summary

Aaron Harang Career Stats

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Aaron Harang Awards and Honors

Aaron Harang  34 P

  • Full Name: Aaron Michael Harang
  • Born: May 9, 1978
  • Age: 36
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 7"
  • Weight: 260
  • Draft: Round 6 (1999, TEX)
  • School: San Diego State
  • MLB Debut: 05/25/2002
In 1996 graduated from Patrick Henry High School in San Diego...attended San Diego State University, where he majored in graphic design...is one of the club's more active members of the local community...as part of his Aaron's Aces ticket program, at all Sunday home games in 2007 and 2008 he hosted children of military personnel serving in the War On Terrorism...in 2008 donated 5,000 to the Miracle League of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky...for his community service has been the club's nominee for the Robert Clemente Award (2007), Branch Rickey Award (2007) and Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award (2007, 2008)... Was the team's Opening Day starter in 2006, 2007 and 2008...became the first Reds pitcher to make 3 consecutive Opening Day starts since RHP Jose Rijo had the honors in 4 straight seasons from 1992-95...the only other Reds pitchers to make at least 3 consecutive Opening Day starts are Pete Donohue (5 straight, 1923-27), Si Johnson (3, 1932-34) and Mario Soto (5, 1982-86)...Soto holds the club record for overall Opening Day starts (6)....in 2008 received the Joe Nuxhall Good Guy Award from the local chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America...in 2005 and 2007 won the BBWAA's Johnny Vander Meer Award as the club's Most Outstanding Pitcher...since he was acquired from the Athletics at the 2003 trading deadline is the Reds' leader in most statistical pitching categories, including starts (167), wins (63), innings pitched (1069.0) and strikeouts (901)...in 2007 became the first Reds pitcher to throw 200 innings or make at least 30 starts in 3 straight seasons since Jose Rijo did both in 1991 (204.1ip, 30gs), 1992 (211.0, 33gs) and 1993 (257.1, 36gs)...produced consecutive 200-strikeout seasons in 2006 (216) and 2007 (218)...became only the third pitcher in Reds history to produce consecutive 200k seasons, joining Mario Soto in 1982 (274) and 1983 (242) & Jim Maloney in 1963 (265), 1964 (214), 1965 (244) and 1966 (216)...following the 2000 season was a Florida State League All-Star...was Florida State League Pitcher of the Week for 6/12-6/18, 2000... after the 1999 campaign was Appalachian League Pitcher of the Year and a Baseball America Short-Season All-Star...was Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week for 7/19-7/25, 1999...from 7/24/04-5/10/07 made 88 consecutive starts without walking more than 3 batters, a streak that was snapped on 5/15/07 at SD (4bb, 1ibb)...on 4/23/06 at Mil made his only career start on 3 days' rest and threw a 5-hit complete game in the 11-0 win (2bb, 4k).