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Wade Townsend

Wade Townsend P

Dunedin Blue Jays

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Wade D. Townsend
  • Age: 34 (February 22, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Austin, TX
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, TB)
  • School: Rice
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Wade Townsend Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
January 25, 2010 Dunedin Blue Jays signed free agent RHP Wade Townsend.
July 21, 2009 RHP Wade Townsend assigned to GCL Rays.
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Wade Townsend Awards and Honors

Wade Townsend  P

Wade Townsend
  • Full Name: Wade D. Townsend
  • Born: February 22, 1983
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Austin, TX
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, TB)
  • School: Rice
Selected by Tampa Bay in the first round (eighth overall) of the June 2005 First-Year Player Draft. ... Was teammates with Rays 2004 first-round draft pick Jeff Niemann at Rice, where they won the 2003 NCAA Championship. ... Was 25-3 with 336 strikeouts in his career at Rice and his 2.05 career ERA was the 2nd best in school history. ... Named 2004 Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year after going 12-0 with a 1.80 ERA and holding opponents to a .181 average. ... Also named the 2004 Academic All-American of the Year by the College Sports Information Directors of America. ... Was originally selected by the Orioles with the 8th overall pick in the 2004 June Draft but returned to school and graduated the following December with a degree in history.