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John Axford

John Axford
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: April 1, 1983 in Simcoe, ON CAN
  • Weight: 220 lbs.
  • Height: 6'5"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 15, 2009
  • Final Game: October 02, 2016
  • Rolaids Relief Man Award - 2011

John Axford had his best years early in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers.  In 2011, he won the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year while leading the National League with 46 Saves.  Axford finished ninth in Cy Young voting that season.  He had three other years where he had at least 24 Saves, two of them as a Brewer.

He would also play for St. Louis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Colorado, Oakland, Toronto, and Los Angeles over his ten years in the Majors.  Axford recorded 144 Saves and 286 Games Finished in his career.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
  • Eligible In: Monday, 01 January 2024
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Played For: Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1) (AL) (2011)

    Most Saves (1) (AL) (2011)

    World Series Rings (None)
  • Other Points of Note:

    1 Top Ten Finish (Games Pitched)

    2 Top Ten Finishes (Saves)

    2 Top Ten Finishes (Games Finished)

    1 Top Ten Finish (Win Probability Added)
  • Notable All Time Rankings: 90. Saves: 144

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