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Paul Janish

Paul Janish 15 SS

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Paul Ryan Janish
  • Age: 32 (October 12, 1982)
  • Birthplace: Houston, TX
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 5 (2004, CIN)
  • MLB Debut: 05/14/2008
  • School: Rice
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Paul Janish Stats Summary

Paul Janish Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 25, 2015 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Paul Janish from Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent SS Paul Janish to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 20, 2014 SS Paul Janish assigned to Norfolk Tides.
July 4, 2014 Kansas City Royals signed free agent SS Paul Janish to a minor league contract.
July 4, 2014 SS Paul Janish assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 1, 2014 Colorado Springs Sky Sox released SS Paul Janish.
April 2, 2014 SS Paul Janish assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
February 4, 2014 Colorado Rockies signed free agent SS Paul Janish to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2013 3B Paul Janish elected free agency.
June 21, 2013 Atlanta Braves recalled 3B Paul Janish from Gwinnett Braves.
May 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves optioned Paul Janish to Gwinnett Braves.
May 3, 2013 Atlanta Braves sent SS Paul Janish on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
April 15, 2013 Atlanta Braves sent SS Paul Janish on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
March 23, 2013 Paul Janish roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
October 7, 2012 Atlanta Braves activated SS Paul Janish.
July 14, 2012 Atlanta Braves traded RHP Todd Redmond to Cincinnati Reds for SS Paul Janish.
June 14, 2012 Paul Janish roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
April 30, 2012 Louisville Bats placed SS Paul Janish on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2012 Cincinnati Reds optioned SS Paul Janish to Louisville Bats.
July 24, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled Paul Janish from Louisville Bats.
July 8, 2011 Paul Janish roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
July 7, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned SS Paul Janish to Louisville Bats.
May 29, 2010 Cincinnati Reds activated SS Paul Janish from the bereavement list.
May 26, 2010 Cincinnati Reds placed SS Paul Janish on the bereavement list.
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Paul Janish Awards and Honors

Paul Janish  15 SS

Paul Janish
  • Full Name: Paul Ryan Janish
  • Born: October 12, 1982
  • Age: 32
  • Birthplace: Houston, TX
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 5 (2004, CIN)
  • School: Rice
  • MLB Debut: 05/14/2008

2014: Split season between Triple-A Colorado Springs and Triple-A Omaha...Appeared at three different positions between the two teams: second base (18 games), third base (11 games) and shortstop (71 games)...Opened the season with Colorado Springs and hit .234 with one home run and 19 RBI in 67 games with the Sky Sox...Opted out of his contract with Colorado and signed as a free agent with Kansas City on July 4, joining Omaha...Hit .314 with two home runs and 17 RBI in 46 games with the Storm Chasers....Hit .350 (35-100) and posted a .414 OBP with Omaha against right-handed pitching...Batted .397 (29-73) in 20 road contests with Omaha...Appeared in all 10 of Omaha's playoff games, helping the Storm Chasers capture the PCL title before defeating Pawtucket in the Triple-A Championship Game. 
2013: Did not commit an error in 52 chances between 2B (22), 3B (20) and SS (10)...Went 2-for-3 in his start on 9/4 vs. NYM - his only multi-hit game of the season...Appeared in 52 games for the Braves after being recalled on 6/21 from Gwinnett...In 41 games (all starts at SS) with Gwinnett, he hit .207...Opened the campaign on the 15-day DL while recovering from left shoulder surgery performed on 10/8/12...Began rehab assignment with Gwinnett on 4/15; reinstated from DL 5/10 & optioned to Gwinnett...Re-signed by ATL to a one-year contract on 10/11/12.
2012: Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds on 7/14 in exchange for RHP Todd Redmond...Committed only two errors in 231 chances at shortstop (.991 fielding percentage) with Atlanta...began the season at Triple-A Louisville and won the season's first International League Batter of the Week (four games, .429 AVG, led IL with two home runs, 14 total bases and 1.000 slugging percentage)...Suffered a fractured left wrist when he was hit by a pitch on 4/28 at Norfolk (placed on DL on 4/30)...entered the game on 9/18 at MIA in the ninth inning and suffered a dislocated left shoulder while diving... underwent successful surgery to repair his dislocated left shoulder on 10/8 by Dr. Xavier Duralde in Atlanta.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Has made postseason appearances for the Braves (2013 NLDS) and Reds (2010 NLDS)...Made his Major League debut on 5/14/08 vs. FLA when he entered the game as a defensive replacement and drove in the game-ending run on his first career hit, a single off Renyel Pinto...Became the first player to produce a walkoff RBI in his MLB debut since FLA's Miguel Cabrera on 6/20/03 vs. TB and the first Reds player to do so since Eric Owens on 6/6/95 vs. PIT...Became the first player to produce a game-winner with his first career hit since Reds pitcher Randy Keisler (5/24/05 vs. WSH)...Hit his first career home run on 9/17 vs. STL (off T. Wellemeyer)...On 8/9/06, he hit a grand slam vs. IND, it was his first career grand slam and his first Triple-A homer... Had "Tommy John" surgery on 6/8/05.
PERSONAL: Paul Ryan Janish was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 11/21/14... Originally selected by Cincinnati in the 5th round of the 2004 draft...Attended Rice University in Houston and helped the Owls win the College World Series in 2003...Graduated from Cypress Creek High School in Houston...Last name is pronounced YAH-nish.