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Austin Bibens-Dirkx
ERA S K
3.68 0 21
Team: TexasHt / Wt: 6-1 / 212
Position: RPBorn: 4/29/1985 Birthplace: Salem, Oregon
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 16th Round by Mariners (2006)


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June 24 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx improved to 3-0, allowing one run on five hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Texas Rangers defeated the New York Yankees 8-1 on Saturday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out three, ending the game with a 3.68 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Bibens-Dirkx made his third straight start and is 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA over that span. The 32-year-old rookie was promoted to the majors last month for the first time after 12 seasons in the minors and has been filling a spot in Texas' injury-depleted rotation lately.
June 20 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET0:47 ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST12:17 AM VEN8:47 UAE11:47 PM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed five runs on five hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Texas Rangers lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Monday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out five, ending the game with a 4.25 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
June 11 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx improved to 2-0, allowing one run on three hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Texas Rangers defeated the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Sunday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out two, ending the game with a 3.28 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
June 7 9:05 AM PT10:05 AM MT11:05 AM CT12:05 PM ET12:05 ET16:05 GMT0:05 9:05 AM MST11:05 AM EST11:35 AM VEN20:05 UAE11:05 AM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx improved to 1-0, allowing two hits over 1.2 scoreless innings, as the Texas Rangers defeated the New York Mets 10-8 on Tuesday. Bibens-Dirkx did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 4.08 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
June 1 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET0:28 ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST11:58 PM VEN8:28 UAE11:28 PM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed three runs on five hits and three walks in 4.2 innings as the Texas Rangers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Wednesday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out two, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
May 26 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET23:36 ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST11:06 PM VEN7:36 UAE (+1)10:36 PM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed three runs on four hits and one walk in 4.0 innings as the Texas Rangers lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Friday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out five, ending the game with a 3.97 ERA and 0.97 WHIP on the season.
May 25 7:39 AM PT8:39 AM MT9:39 AM CT10:39 AM ET10:39 ET14:39 GMT22:39 7:39 AM MST9:39 AM EST10:09 AM VEN18:39 UAE9:39 AM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed one run on two hits in 1.2 innings as the Texas Rangers lost to the Boston Red Sox 9-4 on Wednesday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out one, ending the game with a 2.45 ERA and 0.82 WHIP on the season.
May 18 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed one run on one hit in 1.0 inning as the Texas Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 on Wednesday. Bibens-Dirkx struck out one, ending the game with a 9.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Bibens-Dirkx made his big league debut at 32 out of the Texas bullpen in the ninth, allowing a run after hitting the first batter he faced, Aaron Altherr. Bibens-Dirkx spent 12 years in the minors and pitched in an independent league last year. He had been on the active roster for 10 days and got his first strikeout.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2017 Tex 3 0 0 - 0 9 4 0 36.2 28 15 15 7 9 0 21 1.01 3.68
Career 3 0 0 - 0 9 4 0 36.2 28 15 15 7 9 0 21 1.01 3.68

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2017 Tex 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 248 93 88 90.6 41.89
Curveball 36 81 78 79.4 6.08
Slider 49 82 78 79.6 8.28
Changeup 75 87 83 85.1 12.67
Cut Fastball 184 89 83 86.8 31.08

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