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Eric Surkamp #53 - P

Chicago WSox

  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1987/07/16
  • POB: Cincinnati, OH
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by San Francisco in 2008 (6th round).
  • Current Status: In the minors (on 40-man roster)

Scouting Report

AssetsHas an ideal pitchers' frame (6-5, 215 pounds). Doesn't give in to batters. Can strike hitters out at a good rate at lower levels.
FlawsNeeds to work on improving his stamina in order to maximize his big-league potential as a starter. Also needs to step up his game.
Career potentialDecent left-hander with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2011Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2010California League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/19Optioned to Charlotte (AAA).
2014/03/01Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2013/12/23Claimed off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
2013/12/19Designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants.
2013/07/24Optioned to Fresno (AAA).
2013/07/23Recalled from Fresno (AAA).
2013/06/28Optioned to Fresno (AAA).
2013/06/28Missed 78 games (left elbow injury).
2013/05/27Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left elbow injury).
2013/03/30Left elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2013).
2012/11/01Missed all 162 regular season and all 16 playoff games (left elbow injury).
2012/10/06Did not make the San Francisco Giants playoff roster.
2012/06/29Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left elbow injury).
2012/03/30Left elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 26th, 2012).
2011/09/06Recalled from Richmond (AA).
2011/08/28Optioned to Richmond (AA).
2011/08/27Contract purchased from Richmond (AA).


2013/12/23Claimed by the Chicago White Sox off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
2008/06/05Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 6th round (177th overall) in 2008.

Career Stats

2013San FranciscoNL11010002.29772003.3723.62
2013San JoseA550000015.186523170.722.93
2011San FranciscoNL662200026.2321817117131.845.74
2011San JoseA11100006.04000150.830.00
2010San JoseA171742011101.17939355221081.003.11
2008AZL GiantsR20000003.13110070.902.70


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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