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Joe Gardner

Joe Gardner 51 P

Mississippi Braves

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Joseph Cameron Gardner
  • Age: 31 (March 18, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Santa Clara, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2009, CLE)
  • School: UC Santa Barbara

Joe Gardner Career Stats


Team Date Transaction
February 10, 2015 Mississippi Braves released RHP Joe Gardner.
August 20, 2014 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Joe Gardner to a minor league contract.
August 20, 2014 RHP Joe Gardner assigned to Mississippi Braves.
June 30, 2014 Tennessee Smokies released RHP Joe Gardner.
May 23, 2014 RHP Joe Gardner assigned to Tennessee Smokies.
May 22, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Joe Gardner to a minor league contract.
March 27, 2014 Tulsa Drillers released RHP Joe Gardner.
March 22, 2014 RHP Joe Gardner assigned to Colorado Rockies.
July 11, 2013 Colorado Rockies sent Joe Gardner outright to Tulsa Drillers.
July 9, 2013 Colorado Rockies designated Joe Gardner for assignment.
July 8, 2013 Tulsa Drillers activated RHP Joe Gardner from the 7-day disabled list.
May 17, 2013 Tulsa Drillers placed RHP Joe Gardner on the 7-day disabled list.
April 1, 2013 RHP Joe Gardner assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
March 15, 2013 Colorado Rockies optioned Joe Gardner to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
November 20, 2012 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Joe Gardner from Tulsa Drillers.
February 2, 2012 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster RHP Joe Gardner to spring training.
August 5, 2011 Joe Gardner roster status changed by Tulsa Drillers.
July 31, 2011 Colorado Rockies Traded RHP Ubaldo Jimenez to Cleveland Indians; Cleveland Indians Traded RHP Alex White to Colorado Rockies and Akron Aeros Traded RHP Joe Gardner and RF Matt McBride to Tulsa Drillers.
April 4, 2011 Joe Gardner assigned to Akron Aeros from Kinston Indians.
May 8, 2010 Joe Gardner assigned to Kinston Indians from Lake County Captains.
April 5, 2010 Joe Gardner assigned to Lake County Captains from Cleveland Indians.
June 19, 2009 Cleveland Indians signed RHP Joe Gardner.
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Joe Gardner Awards and Honors

Joe Gardner  51 P

Joe Gardner
  • Full Name: Joseph Cameron Gardner
  • Born: March 18, 1988
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: Santa Clara, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2009, CLE)
  • School: UC Santa Barbara
Ranked No. 18 among Rockies prospects by entering the 2013 season. ... Acquired by the Colorado Rockies with infielder-outfielder Matt McBride and pitchers Drew Pomeranz and Alex White from the Cleveland Indians for pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez on July 31, 2011. ... In 2010, he led the Carolina League in wins and opponents' average (.199) while ranking second in ERA and third in WHIP. ... Selected by the Indians in the third round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft out of Cal-Santa Barbara. ... Was named first team All-Big West Conference as a junior, ranking fourth in the league with 69 strikeouts and sixth with a 3.40 ERA. ... Was named All-Coast Conference as a sophomore at Ohlone College before transferring to UC-Santa Barbara. ... Before each inning and before throwing the first pitch of an inning, he writes the initials "RAG" into the dirt on the mound to honor his grandparents.