John Gant

John Gant #53

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /200
  • Age: 25

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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

John Gant 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
7 0-1 4.67 17.1 11 1.56

John Gant MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
27 1-5 4.81 67.1 60 1.51

John Gant Bio

  • Full Name: John Michael Gant
  • Born: 8/6/1992 in Savannah, GA
  • Draft: 2011, New York Mets, 21st rd. (642nd overall)
  • High School: Wiregrass Ranch, Wesley Chapel, FL
  • Debut: 4/6/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 0 1 4.67 7 2 0 17.1 11 1.56
MLB Career Stats 1 5 4.81 27 9 0 67.1 60 1.51
  • Status: Active

John Gant Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Cardinals NL 190 Four-seam FB 92.96 92.76 2,366.36 6.33 84.1
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.32
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Cardinals NL 190 Four-seam FB 92.96 92.76 2,366.36 6.33 84.1
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.32

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September 17, 2017 at 3:46 PM ET

Waino poised to return in relief role

After receiving high marks for his work during a simulated inning on Sunday morning, Adam Wainwright appears ready to return from the 10-day disabled list for the Cardinals' series opener against the Reds on Tuesday. And when he does, it will be as a reliever.

August 31, 2017 at 4:48 PM ET

Cards recall Gant

The Cardinals announced a pair of roster moves on Thursday, recalling right-hander John Gant from Triple-A Memphis and designating left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist for assignment after activating him from the 10-day disabled list.

Awards

John Gant Awards

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/18/2017 Memphis PCL

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/06/2015 St. Lucie FSL

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/21/2014 Savannah SAL
08/04/2014 Savannah SAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Savannah SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Savannah SAL

NYP Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
09/03/2013 Brooklyn NYP

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Brooklyn NYP

John Gant Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 31, 2017 St. Louis Cardinals recalled RHP John Gant from Memphis Redbirds.
June 7, 2017 St. Louis Cardinals optioned RHP John Gant to Memphis Redbirds.
May 31, 2017 St. Louis Cardinals recalled John Gant from Memphis Redbirds.
May 16, 2017 St. Louis Cardinals optioned RHP John Gant to Memphis Redbirds.
March 30, 2017 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP John Gant on the 10-day disabled list.
December 1, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals traded LHP Jaime Garcia to Atlanta Braves for RHP Chris Ellis, RHP John Gant and 2B Luke Dykstra.
August 30, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled RHP John Gant from Gwinnett Braves.
August 28, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP John Gant to Gwinnett Braves.
August 21, 2016 John Gant roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
August 6, 2016 Atlanta Braves sent RHP John Gant on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
August 1, 2016 Atlanta Braves sent RHP John Gant on a rehab assignment to Rome Braves.
June 28, 2016 Atlanta Braves placed RHP John Gant on the 15-day disabled list. Left oblique strain.
June 8, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled RHP John Gant from Gwinnett Braves.
June 6, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP John Gant to Gwinnett Braves.
June 4, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled John Gant from Gwinnett Braves.
May 20, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP John Gant to Gwinnett Braves.
May 18, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled John Gant from Gwinnett Braves.
May 2, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP John Gant to Gwinnett Braves.
April 27, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled John Gant from Gwinnett Braves.
April 10, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP John Gant to Gwinnett Braves.
November 19, 2015 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of John Gant from Mississippi Braves.
July 25, 2015 RHP John Gant assigned to Mississippi Braves.
July 24, 2015 New York Mets traded RHP John Gant and RHP Rob Whalen to Atlanta Braves for 3B Juan Uribe, LF Kelly Johnson and cash.
July 5, 2015 RHP John Gant assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
May 28, 2015 RHP John Gant assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Binghamton Mets.
April 2, 2015 RHP John Gant assigned to Binghamton Mets from Savannah Sand Gnats.
March 30, 2014 RHP John Gant assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from Brooklyn Cyclones.
April 3, 2013 RHP John Gant assigned to Brooklyn Cyclones from Savannah Sand Gnats.
August 31, 2012 John Gant assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from Kingsport Mets.
June 1, 2012 John Gant assigned to Kingsport Mets.
August 6, 2011 RHP John Gant assigned to GCL Mets from New York Mets.
August 5, 2011 New York Mets signed RHP John Gant.

John Michael Gant Bio Info

Graduated from Wiregrass Ranch (Fla.) High School... signed a letter of intent to play college baseball at Long Island University (N.Y.), but was drafted by the Mets in the 21st round of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft...his father, John, Sr., is the head girls basketball coach and science teacher at Wiregrass Ranch HS, where John has served as team scorekeeper...struck out over 200 batters with only three losses in his high school baseball career...change-up grip has been nicknamed "The Vulcan"...resides in Wesley Chapel, Fla.

2016

Made the Opening Day roster in Atlanta and made three relief appearances before being optioned to Gwinnett (AAA) on April 10. Made 10 starts out of 12 appearances on the season in Gwinnett...Made his Major League debut vs. WSH (4/6) and threw a scoreless inning with a strikeout and allowed one hit...Surrendered his first MLB runs on two solo home runs in his second appearance coming vs. STL (4/8), allowing a pinch-hit solo home run to Greg Garcia and a solo home run to Stephen Piscotty one batter later...Recalled to Atlanta on 5/18 and stayed on the Major League roster until he landed on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left oblique suffered in the 3rd inning of a start vs. CLE (6/27)...Made one rehab appearance in relief at Rome (A) vs. Lexington (8/2) and threw 3.0 scoreless innings of one-hit ball with one walk and two strikeouts. Rehab was transferred to Gwinnett on 8/6...Was recalled to Atlanta on 8/21, optioned to Gwinnett on 8/27 and recalled to Atlanta on 8/30 where he finished the season...Posted a 1-3 record with a 4.80 ERA in seven MLB starts and was 0-1 with a 4.95 ERA in 13 MLB relief appearances...Pitched a season-high 6.2 innings at NYM (6/17) earning his first MLB victory. Allowed one run on two hits with five strikeouts...Struck out a season-high six batters in consecutive starts at PHI (9/3) and vs. NYM (9/10)...Was 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA in three appearances (two starts) vs. the Mets, fanning 12 in 12.1 innings...Finished the season with three scoreless appearances out of his last four outings.

2015

Ranked by Baseball America and the organization's No. 18 prospect entering the 2016 season. ... Pitched for three different teams at two levels (A and AA) after opening the season with the Mets organization and joining the Braves in a four-player trade on July 24. ... Combined to go 10-5 with a 3.08 ERA in 24 starts between Binghamton (AA), St. Lucie (A) and Mississippi (AA). Struck out 134 batters in 140.1 innings pitched, compared to 50 walks. ... Set career-highs in nearly every category including innings (140.1), strikeouts (134) and starts (24). ... Opened the season with Binghamton and made seven starts (2-3, 4.75) before being transferred to St. Lucie on 5/28. Made six starts with St. Lucie and was transferred back to Binghamton on 7/5. ... Posted a 1.79 ERA with St. Lucie and made four of six "quality starts." ... Assigned to Mississippi on 7/24 and pitched at a 1.99 ERA while going 4-0 and registering 43 strikeouts in 40.2 innings pitched over his final seven starts of the season. ... Had a 1.53 ERA in five August starts with 32 strikeouts in 29.2 IP earning Mississippi Pitcher of the Month honors. ... Tossed back-to-back scoreless outings with St. Lucie, 6/23 (7.0 innings) and 6/29 (8.0 innings). ... Recorded five outings on the season in which he did not allow a run. In three of those outings, he lasted 7.0 innings or more and all five combined totaled 33.2 innings with 35 strikeouts, while limiting hitters to just 15 hits and a .135 batting average. ... His ERA over his final 13 starts was 2.39 (21 ER/79.0) with opponents batting just .212. He averaged 8.8 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched in that span. ... Had two double-digit strikeout games, 6/11 at Daytona and 6/29 at Tampa. Struck out a career high 11 in just 5.2 innings pitched in his 6/11 start. ... Added to Atlanta's 40-man roster on November 19, 2015.

2014

Named a South Atlantic League All-Star...Posted a 2.56 ERA in 21 games (all starts), while going 11-5 and logging 114 strikeouts in the first half of the season...Ranked fourth in the SAL in ERA (2.56) and wins (11), was third in opponents' batting average (231) and fifth in strikeouts rate (8.3 per 9.0 innings).

2013

Went 6-4 with a 2.89 ERA in his third professional season and his first with Rookie-level Brooklyn... Selected to the New York-Penn League All-Star team...Ranked second among NYPL pitchers with 81 strikeouts.

2012

Split his second professional season between Kingsport (R) and Savannah (A) going a combined 3-4 with a 4.98 ERA...Struck out 52 batters over 59.2 innings pitched. 

2011

 Made four appearances, including one start, and went 0-1 with a 6.48 ERA in his first professional season.