Jon Switzer Pitcher

     
 

Born: August 13, 1979
Bowling Green, KY
Height: 6-3
Weight:190
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: 2nd round, 2001 by TB;
26th round, 1998 by PIT
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Jan. 2008)
College: Arizona State
High School: Clear Lake (KY)

Photo: pawsox.com

Signed with NY Mets (Jan. 2009)

Scouting Report
: Lefty specialist with a low 90s fastball, a change, and a slider.  Good control. Nice splits vs. lefties, but Switzer consistently gets  rocked by righties.  
 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs cg sh sv ip h r er hr bb so k/bb
  2000 Arizona St NCAA NCAA   20 11 3 0.786 3.91 22 19 2 0 0 115.0 99 60 50 14 46 121 2.63
  2001 Arizona St NCAA NCAA   21 5 6 0.455 4.05 19 18 1 0 0 100.0 95 56 45 7 45 128 2.84
  2001 Hudson Valley NYPL A- Tb 21 2 0 1.000 0.63 5 0 0 0 0 14.1 9 3 1 0 2 20 10.00
  2002 Bakersfield Calif A+ Tb 22 7 5 0.583 4.27 20 20 0 0 0 103.1 108 55 49 8 26 129 4.96
  2003 Durham Caro A+ Tb 23 1 0 1.000 1.80 1 1 0 0 0 5.0 6 1 1 1 0 3 ---
  2003 Orlando Sou AA Tb 23 8 8 0.500 3.43 22 22 2 0 0 126.0 117 63 48 10 32 100 3.13
  2003 Tampa Bay AL MLB Tb 23 0 0 --- 7.45 5 0 0 0 0 9.2 13 8 8 2 3 7 2.33
  2004 DNP-Injured --- --- Tb 24 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
  2005 Durham Caro A+ Tb 25 0 5 0.000 7.11 17 8 0 0 0 44.1 64 38 35 6 22 28 1.27
  2005 Montgomery Sou AA Tb 25 3 1 0.750 3.45 6 6 0 0 0 31.1 33 14 12 2 5 20 4.00
  2005 Tampa Bay AL MLB Tb 25 0 0 --- 6.75 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 4 3 0 7 5 0.71
  2006 Durham Caro A+ Tb 26 3 0 1.000 0.87 26 0 0 0 3 31.0 22 4 3 1 13 29 2.23
  2006 Tampa Bay AL MLB Tb 26 2 2 0.500 4.54 40 0 0 0 0 33.2 38 19 17 5 19 18 0.95
  2007 Durham IL AAA Tb 27 0 0 --- 0.82 23 0 0 0 1 33.0 26 4 3 0 8 23 2.88
  2007 Tampa Bay AL MLB Tb 27 0 2 0.000 8.05 21 0 0 0 0 19.0 27 17 17 2 7 13 1.86
2008 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 28 5 1 0.833 4.40 52 1 0 0 3 75.2 85 40 37 12 19 65 3.42
2009 Buffalo IL AAA Nym 29 1 3 0.250 3.29 41 0 0 0 4 52.0 46 23 19 4 23 49 2.13
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
August 13, 2001 (TB)
Signing Bonus: $850,000
MiLB Debut: August 2001 (Hudson Valley)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
August 2, 2003 (TB)

 




 
   
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