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Eddie Gamboa

Eddie Gamboa 34 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Eduardo Gamboa
  • Age: 33 (December 21, 1984)
  • Birthplace: Merced, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 21 (2008, BAL)
  • MLB Debut: 09/02/2016
  • School: UC Davis
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Eddie Gamboa Stats Summary

Eddie Gamboa Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 27, 2018 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
June 21, 2018 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
April 6, 2018 Norfolk Tides placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the 7-day disabled list.
January 19, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent RHP Eddie Gamboa to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 19, 2018 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides.
November 6, 2017 RHP Eddie Gamboa elected free agency.
August 3, 2017 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
July 28, 2017 Tulsa Drillers placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the temporarily inactive list.
July 9, 2017 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
July 1, 2017 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
June 30, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Eddie Gamboa to a minor league contract.
June 30, 2017 RHP Eddie Gamboa elected free agency.
June 29, 2017 Texas Rangers sent RHP Eddie Gamboa outright to Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2017 Texas Rangers designated RHP Eddie Gamboa for assignment.
March 27, 2017 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Eddie Gamboa to Round Rock Express.
February 14, 2017 Tampa Bay Rays traded RHP Eddie Gamboa to Texas Rangers for Player To Be Named Later.
February 14, 2017 Tampa Bay Rays designated RHP Eddie Gamboa for assignment.
September 1, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of RHP Eddie Gamboa from Durham Bulls.
August 29, 2016 Durham Bulls placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the temporarily inactive list.
June 2, 2016 Durham Bulls activated RHP Eddie Gamboa from the 7-day disabled list.
May 5, 2016 Durham Bulls placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the 7-day disabled list.
February 4, 2016 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Durham Bulls.
January 12, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent RHP Eddie Gamboa to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2015 RHP Eddie Gamboa elected free agency.
August 25, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent Eddie Gamboa outright to Norfolk Tides.
April 13, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Eddie Gamboa to Norfolk Tides.
April 11, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Eddie Gamboa from Norfolk Tides.
March 11, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Eddie Gamboa to Norfolk Tides.
December 3, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent Eddie Gamboa.
August 5, 2014 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
June 13, 2014 Norfolk Tides placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the restricted list.
March 28, 2014 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides.
January 13, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent RHP Eddie Gamboa to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2013 RHP Eddie Gamboa elected free agency.
November 20, 2013 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of RHP Eddie Gamboa from GCL Orioles.
August 31, 2013 Eddie Gamboa assigned to GCL Orioles from Norfolk Tides.
July 10, 2013 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
June 22, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
June 8, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Frederick Keys from Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 5, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Norfolk Tides.
June 3, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides from Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 1, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Norfolk Tides.
May 21, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
May 18, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
May 15, 2012 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
April 1, 2012 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 28, 2011 Eddie Gamboa roster status changed by Bowie Baysox.
June 17, 2011 sent RHP Eddie Gamboa on a rehab assignment to Aberdeen IronBirds.
May 1, 2011 Bowie Baysox placed RHP Eddie Gamboa on the 7-day disabled list.
March 29, 2010 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 17, 2009 RHP Eddie Gamboa assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
June 24, 2009 Eddie Gamboa assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
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Eddie Gamboa Awards and Honors

Eddie Gamboa  34 P

Eddie Gamboa
  • Full Name: Eduardo Gamboa
  • Born: December 21, 1984
  • Age: 33
  • Birthplace: Merced, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 21 (2008, BAL)
  • School: UC Davis
  • MLB Debut: 09/02/2016

2017: Began the season with the Texas Rangers organization after being traded from Tampa Bay on 2/14... Opened the year with Triple-A Round Rock, where he went 5-6 with a 6.49 ERA in 14 starts... Tossed at least 5.0 innings in 11 of his 14 starts with Round Rock, including three different 7.0-inning outings... Designated for assignment by Texas on 6/22; was outrighted to Round Rock but elected free agency, 6/30... Signed as a minor league free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6/30; assigned to Double-A Tulsa... Went 2-1 with a 2.14 ERA in four games (three starts) with Tulsa, holding opponents to a .192 average (14-73)... Promoted to Triple-A Oklahoma City on 8/4 and spent remainder of the year there, going 3-1 with a 5.40 ERA in six starts
2016: Signed with Tampa Bay as a free agent on 1/12...Saw action in 27 games (12 starts) with Durham, posting a 6-4
record with a 2.68 ERA, 39 walks and 89 strikeouts... Held International League opponents to a .196 AVG and gave up zero
home runs... Tied a career-high for strikeouts in a game with nine against Columbus on 8/15...Went 5-0 with a 2.03 ERA
(10 ER, 44.1 IP) and a .182 opponents average against in 13 games (five starts) at Durham Bulls Athletic Park...Registered
his first professional hit on 7/30 vs. Louisville, a single off of Amir Garrett...Made his Major League debut vs. Toronto, 9/2...
Was the second-oldest player to make his Major League debut for the Rays at 31 years, 256 days... Appeared in seven
games with Tampa, posting a 1.35 ERA (2 ER, 13.1 IP) while holding hitters to a .196 average (9-46)...Went 10.0
consecutive innings with allowing an earned run from 9/5 to 9/28.
2015: Spent the year with Norfolk, going 8-11 with a 4.61 ERA in 26 games (19 starts)...Held opponents to a .230 average,
but issued 84 walks compared to 79 strikeouts in 113.1 innings...Went 4-0 with a 1.04 ERA (3 ER, 26.0 IP) in seven relief
outings...Held IL batters to a .119 average (10-84) as a reliever...Tossed 6.0 hitless innings in relief, 5/26 vs. Syracuse.
2014: Combined to go 5-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 19 games (17 starts) between Norfolk and Double-A Bowie...Made the start
for Norfolk on Opening Night, taking the loss after yielding two earned runs on four hits in five innings of a 3-0 setback. It
was the first Opening Day start in Gamboa's seven-year professional career (Gamboa pitched in relief on Opening Day for
Class-A Aberdeen in 2011)...Earned a win vs. Scranton/WB on 5/2 after tossing 7.0 shutout innings - it was Norfolk's first
win by a starting pitcher in 2014 (27th game of the year)...Over his final five starts with Norfolk he went 3-1 with a 2.03
ERA (7 ER, 31.0 IP) with 17 hits and 31 strikeouts...Suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for exogenous testosterone,
June 13...Ranked fourth in the IL in strikeouts (67) and sixth in innings pitched (77.2) at the time of his suspension.
Career Highlights: Converted to knuckleball pitcher in 2013; began using the pitch after working with Hall of Fame
knuckleballer Phil Niekro during 2013 spring training...An appearance for Norfolk in 2018 would be his fifth season with
the Tides, tying him with several other pitchers for sixth in franchise history...Threw a 7.0 inning no-hitter in game one of
a doubleheader for Bowie vs. Harrisburg on 6/30/13, walking three and striking out five in the contest; it was Bowie's first
no-hitter since Radhames Liz struck out eight in a nine inning no-hitter on 6/1/07.
PERSONAL: Eduardo Avila Gamboa was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 1/18/18...Originally selected
by Baltimore in the 21st round of the 2008 draft...Attended the University of California-Davis...During his fifth-year senior
season with the Aggies, he led the club with a 2.20 ERA and three complete games as he was named second team All-Big
West...Ended his career with a complete game four-hit victory over Stanford during the Aggies' first-ever D-I regional game
in their first official Division I season...Underwent "Tommy John" surgery during his junior year at UC-Davis...Graduated
from Merced HS (CA), where he was named to the All-Central California Conference his junior and senior years.