Apr 29, 2008
Durham, N.C. — Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton, who hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2005 due to a series of injuries, is scheduled to pitch for the Richmond Braves when they take on the Durham Bulls Wednesday at 11:05 a.m. at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Hampton has a career record of 138-101 with a 3.97 ERA in 13 seasons with the Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies and Atlanta. He finished second in the Cy Young voting in 1999 when he finished the season 22-4 with a 2.90 ERA while with Houston. He led the Mets to the World Series in 2000 when he went 15-10 with a 3.14 ERA.
Hampton missed the entire 2007 season with a strained left oblique. He also had surgery for a torn tendon in his left elbow and had surgery for that.
Hampton missed the entire 2006 season while rehabilitating from Tommy John surgery.