John Means is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2018 and was an All-Star in 2019.
Means was chosen to his first All-Star Game as a 26-year old freshman, his 2.50 ERA positioned second among American League pitchers for the principal half of the period.
Starting 27 of 31 pitching appearances, he finished his freshman mission at 12-11 with a 3.60 ERA. He completed second in American League Rookie of the Year casting a ballot.
In the 2020 season, which was abbreviated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Means pitched to a 4.53 ERA, 42 strikeouts, and a 2-4 record over 43+2⁄3 innings contributing 10 games pitched, all starts.
The Orioles chose Means as their Opening Day beginning pitcher for the 2021 season. On May 5, 2021, he tossed a no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners, striking out 12 players while confronting the base of 27 hitters.
His just baserunner, Sam Haggerty, came to on a dropped third strike in the third inning and was thusly found attempting to take a respectable halfway point.
It was the main no-hitter for the Orioles beginning around 1991 and the principal solo no-hitter since Jim Palmer no-hit the Oakland Athletics on August 13, 1969.
John Means Career Strikeout
John Means’s career strikeout is 301.
John Means Contract
John Means’ contract details have not been made available but he currently plays position Starting Pitcher for Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball, the senior baseball league in the United States.
John Means Wife
John Means is currently married to Caroline Stanley with whom he has a baby boy.
John Means Trade
The Atlanta Braves selected him in the 46th round of the 2011 MLB draft. He intended to sign with the Braves but was injured when a Braves scout visited him, and the scout recommended he go to college.
John Means No Hitter Dates
John Means threw the 10th no-hitter in Orioles history. He was the first Orioles no-hitter since four pitchers.
John Means Perfect Game
There have been 23 ideal games insignificant association baseball history, however, John Means is one of only twelve additional pitchers who might have joined the club yet for a handling blunder or some comparative irregular chance occasion. Beginning around 2000, there have been five such close wonderful no-no’s.
John Means Height
John Means stands at a height of 1.9m.
John Means Age
John Means is 28 years old.