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J.A. Happ #48 - SP

Toronto

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1982/10/19
  • POB: Peru, IL
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 2004 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Happ is hot (1-0, 2.38 in last 11.1IP).
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date19158500088.19747451136711.514.58
On Pace2822127000131.014470671654106-4.58

Scouting Report

AssetsHas the ability to strike a lot of batters out, which can get him out of jams with regularity. Is especially tough on left-handed hitters.
FlawsCould stand to walk a few less batters. Must also avoid the big inning and reduce the number of long balls allowed to be a success.
Career potentialInconsistent but talented left-hander.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/17Missed 15 games (strained back).
2014/04/15Strained back, day-to-day.
2014/04/13Missed 12 games (strained back).
2014/03/26Strained back, 15-day DL.
2013/08/16Missed 3 games (bereavement list).
2013/08/12Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2013/08/05Missed 77 games (head contusion).
2013/05/24Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (head contusion).
2013/05/08Head contusion, 15-day DL.
2013/03/27Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a two-year contract extension.
2013/01/18Re-signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2012/10/31Missed the last 28 regular season games (fractured foot).
2012/09/24Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (fractured foot).
2012/09/07Fractured foot, 15-day DL (retroactive to September 4th, 2012).
2012/07/20Acquired from the Houston Astros.
2012/01/17Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2011/08/24Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2011/08/06Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2011/04/05Missed 2 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2011/04/02Right oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2011/03/02Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2010/07/29Acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies.
2010/07/25Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2010/07/06Missed 72 games (forearm injury).
2010/07/06Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2010/04/22Forearm injury, early September.
2010/04/19Forearm injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/18Missed 15 games (oblique injury).
2009/09/08Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2009/02/20Re-signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2008/08/31Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2008/08/08Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2008/07/29Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2008/07/10Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2008/03/08Optioned by the Philadelphia Phillies to their minor league camp.
2007/07/01Optioned to Ottawa (AAA).
2007/06/30Contract purchased from Ottawa (AAA).
2006/12/11Invited to spring training by the Philadelphia Phillies.

Trades

2012/07/20Houston Astros traded J.A. Happ, Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter to the Toronto Blue Jays for Ben Francisco, Francisco Cordero, David Rollins, Asher Wojciechowski, Joe Musgrove, Carlos Perez and a player to be named (Kevin Comer 08/16).
2010/07/29Philadelphia Phillies traded J.A Happ, Anthony Gose and Jonathan Villar to the Houston Astros for Roy Oswalt and cash considerations.
2004/06/07Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 3rd round in 2004.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014TorontoAL19158500088.19747451136711.514.58
2013TorontoAL18185700092.29153471045771.474.56
2013BuffaloAAA330200013.117101028131.886.75
2013DunedinA11000005.03000070.600.00
2013GCL Blue JaysR11000003.04200001.330.00
2012TorontoAL1063200040.1352121217461.294.69
2012HoustonNL181879000104.111258561739981.454.83
2012Total Hou/TorMLB28241011000144.2147797719561441.404.79
2011HoustonNL2828615000156.11571039321831341.545.35
2011Oklahoma CityAAA331000018.0115309161.111.50
2010HoustonNL13135401172.0603330735611.323.75
2010PhiladelphiaNL331000015.1134311291.631.76
2010Total Phi/HouNL16166401187.1733733847701.373.40
2010Lehigh ValleyAAA540100022.1261212315221.844.84
2010ReadingAA331000012.118111134101.788.03
2010ClearwaterA11010003.03220021.006.00
2009PhiladelphiaNL3523124032166.0149555420561191.232.93
2008PhiladelphiaNL841000031.2281313314261.333.69
2008Lehigh ValleyAAA242387000135.0116585414481511.213.60
2007PhiladelphiaNL11010004.07553252.2511.25
2007OttawaAAA242446000118.1118746612621171.525.02
2006Scranton/WBAAA11100006.03111140.671.50
2006ReadingAA12126200074.2582722229811.172.65
2006ClearwaterA13133700080.0633525919771.022.81
2005ReadingAA11100006.03110280.831.50
2005LakewoodA14124400072.1572619326701.152.36
2004BataviaA11111200035.22288118371.122.02
2004NorthwesternNCAA14146304294.08041286331061.202.68
2003NorthwesternNCAA14147606283.0854033433941.423.58
2002NorthwesternNCAA2133240051.1462012224511.362.10
TotalMLB1531294847043771.0749392367953396461.414.28
TotalAL47391614000221.122312111323981941.454.59
TotalNL106903233043549.2526271254722414521.404.16
TotalAAA60581416000313.0291160146321433231.394.20
TotalAA16168200093.0793934535991.233.29
TotalA4038814000196.0148715413631931.082.48
TotalR11000003.04200001.330.00
TotalNCAA493116114104228.12111017312902511.322.88

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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