Scott Aldred

Scott Aldred

Scott Aldred
Born: (1968-06-12) June 12, 1968
Flint, Michigan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 9, 1990, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 29, 2000, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 20–39
Earned run average 6.02
Strikeouts 312

Scott Phillip Aldred (born June 12, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and current Minor League pitching coach.


  • Early life 1
  • Playing career 2
  • Coaching career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Aldred was born in Flint, Michigan. He graduated in 1986 from Hill McCloy High School in Montrose, Michigan, a rural town just north of Flint.

Playing career

Aldred was drafted by the

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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External links

  1. ^ Anderson, William M. (January 29, 1988). "Some bright prospects on Tiger farms". Ludington Daily News. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Aldred says he won't play with replacements". The Argus-Press. Associated Press. February 25, 1995. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d Nilsen, Dan (November 6, 2009). Nine lives' in baseball lands Scott Aldred in Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame"'". Flint Journal. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ – LVBP Statistics


Aldred was the pitching coach of the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, the Trenton Thunder, in 2007 and 2008. Since 2009, he has been the pitching coach of the Yankees Triple-A affiliate, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.[3]

Coaching career

In between, Aldred played winter ball with the Águilas del Zulia, Cardenales de Lara and Leones del Caracas clubs of the Venezuelan League during four seasons spanning 1990–2003. He posted a 15–12 record and a 3.37 ERA in 46 pitching appearances (35 starts), striking out 114 batters while walking 91 in 197 23 innings of work.[4]

Aldred held the Major League record for most appearances in a single season without a decision (earning a win or being charged with a loss) with 48 until 2007 when it was broken by Trever Miller. He accomplished this feat in 1998 with the Devil Rays.[3]

Aldred started on the home opener for the Tigers in 1996.[3] He pitched for the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball in 2003 and 2004 before retiring due to elbow trouble.[3]

[2] After the 1992 season, Aldred was taken by the

Aldred was promoted to the Major Leagues for the first time in September 1990 after compiling 6–15 mark and 4.90 ERA with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens, ranking third in the International League in strikeouts (133 in 158 innings). He played for the Detroit Tigers through 1992.

Aldred struck out 102 batters in 131 13 innings with the Lakeland Tigers in 1988. Aldred was 10–6 with 3.84 ERA and 97 strikeouts in 122 innings with the London Tigers in 1989 despite being sidelined in mid-season with a hand injury.