Justin Huisman

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Justin Huisman
Relief pitcher
Born: (1979-04-16) April 16, 1979 (age 40)
Harvey, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 2004, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
July 19, 2004, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0-0
Earned run average 6.84
Strikeouts 13

Justin Ray Huisman (born April 16, 1979 in Harvey, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.

Huisman attended the University of Mississippi and had a 3.50 ERA in 2000. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 15th round of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft. He was assigned to the Low-A Portland Rockies where he had a 1.86 ERA in 43​23 innings. In 2001, he began the season with the Single-A Asheville Tourists where he spent the entire year. In 55 games, he had a 1.70 ERA and a .84 WHIP. Huisman began 2002 with High-A Salem and had a 1.57 ERA in 41 games, earning a promotion to Double-A Carolina. In 2003, he went 7-2 with a 1.75 ERA and was named a Double-A All-Star with the Rockies new Double-A affiliate in Tulsa.

On April 8, 2004, Huisman was traded to the Kansas City Royals for Zach McClellan and minor leaguer Chris Fallon. He split the season between Triple-A Omaha and the Royals, making his major league debut on April 25. He spent all of 2005 with Triple-A Omaha and was released on April 14, 2006. On April 19, he signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros and played 6 games with Triple-A Round Rock before being sent to the Seattle Mariners on May 12 as part of a conditional deal. He had a 7.67 ERA with Triple-A Tacoma before his release. In 2007, he played for the independent Newark Bears of the Atlantic League and had a 1.75 ERA in 25 games.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube
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