Scott Feldman posted by Astros Fan
Born February 7, 1983, Scott Feldman plays Major League Baseball for Houston Astros as their starting pitcher. He started playing baseball for his college team and earned an excellent record of 25-2 in two seasons. In 2002 and 2003, Feldman was honored with the Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year award and All American as well.
In 2004, Feldman had to undergo elbow surgery, and he could not score in that season. In 2005, he was with Bakersfield Blaze, Single-A team, but again had scoreless innings. However, in July, he managed a perfect nine-inning game against Corpus Christi Hooks. In August 2005, Feldman also made his MLB debut, when he played for Texas Rangers, against Chicago White Sox. He had eight relief appearances and managed a 0-1 record, and 0.91 ERA in 9.1 innings.
In 2007, Feldman was chosen for the final spot in the Texas Rangers bullpen, and earned his first MLB victory in April. However, in that season he was sent down and called up many times. In September, Feldman started changing his delivery, and began raising the angle of his arm and throwing the delivery at three-quarters, instead of throwing sidearm.
In that season, he made 5.77 ERA and 1-2 record in 29 games. In October 2012, Feldman became a free agent when the Texas Rangers declined his option for $9.25 million. In November 2012, he signed a one-year contract with Chicago Clubs for $6 million. In May 2013, Feldman made his first home run of his career against pitcher Bronson Arroyo of Cincinnati Reds. In July 2013, Feldman was traded to the Baltimore Orioles, and was able to finish the season with 12-12 record and ERA of 3.86. For 2014 season, Feldman has signed a contract for three years with Houston Astros, which is worth $30 million.Continue reading "Scott Feldman"