Jamie Vermilyea

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1982 –


Who is Jamie Vermilyea?

James Jordan Vermilyea is an American former professional baseball pitcher, and is currently the pitching coach for the Winnipeg Goldeyes. He played part of the 2007 season in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays, and most recently played for the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association. He is 6'4" tall and 195 lb in weight.

Vermilyea was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 9th round, 260th overall of the 2003 amateur draft. In three seasons for the Blue Jays minor league system, Vermilyea posted a 19-9 record with eight saves and a 3.05 ERA in 99 games, 22 as a starter. Most impressively, he threw a perfect game against the New Britain Rock Cats on June 28, 2004.

Vermilyea was acquired by the Boston Red Sox in the Rule 5 Draft from Toronto, but was returned to Toronto on March 14, 2006. He split the 2006 season with Toronto's minor-league affiliates New Hampshire Fisher Cats and Syracuse Chiefs.

In April 2007, Vermilyea's contract was purchased from Syracuse by the Blue Jays after B. J. Ryan went on the 15-day disabled list and Davis Romero went on the 60-day disabled list.

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Feb 10, 1982
  • University of New Mexico
Lived in
  • Tucson

on July 23, 2013


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