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Joe Gardner

Joe Gardner 51 P

Mississippi Braves

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Joseph Cameron Gardner
  • Age: 26 (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
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Joe Gardner Career Stats

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Joe Gardner Awards and Honors

Joe Gardner  51 P

  • Full Name: Joseph Cameron Gardner
  • Born: March 18, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • 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 MLB.com 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.