In franchise history, that is closer Dan Plesac with 365 games pitched. He played with the team between 1986-1992. Plesac's 133 saves with the Brewers is also a franchise record.
There have been two pitchers that pitched games in MORE than 25 seasons ... Nolan Ryan in 27 and Tommy John in 26. Two other pitchers have pitched in 25 seasons ... Jim Kaat and Charlie Hough. If Jamie Moyer makes the Colorado Rockies squad and pitches in a game in 2012, he will have pitched in 25 seasons.
Through the 2008 season, 17 MLB pitchers have thrown perfect games. No pitcher has thrown more than one.
In MLB, a player is considered a rookie if they start a season with A) no more than 130 at bats in major league games (for non-pitchers), or B) no more than 50 innings pitched in major league games (for pitchers), or C) no more than 45 days on the active roster of a team(s) between the beginning of a season and August 31 (for pitchers and non-pitchers).
No. There have been 20 perfect games thrown by 20 different pitchers.
Through the 2008 season, that is Ken Sanders of the 1971 Brewers who pitched in 83 games. He led the American League in saves that year with 31.
Statistics are current through the games of September 19, 2007: For a career John Franco, whose career spanned 1984-2005, pitched in 1119 games without starting a single game. Two pitchers in MLB history have pitched more games than Franco. Jesse Orosco (1979-2003) holds the MLB record for career games pitched with 1252. He started 4 of those games. Mike Stanton, who is currently active and pitching with the Cincinnati Reds, is 2nd in all time appearances with 1174. He has started one game in his career. For a season, Mike Marshall of the 1974 Los Angeles Dodgers pitched in 106 games without starting a single game.
In 1998, Billy Brewer pitched in 2 games for the Philadelphia Phillies, with an ERA of 108. He started 0 games and finished 0, pitching no complete games. He threw no shutouts and recorded no saves, ending up with 0 wins and 1 loss. He pitched a total of 1 out, facing 6 batters. He gave up 3 hits and 4 earned runs, but no home runs. He struck out 0 batters and walked 2.
In 2013, Charles Brewer pitched in 4 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks, with an ERA of 3. He started 0 games and finished 2, pitching no complete games. He threw no shutouts and recorded no saves, ending up with 0 wins and 0 losses. He pitched a total of 18 outs, facing 27 batters. He gave up 8 hits and 2 earned runs, but no home runs. He struck out 5 batters and walked 2.
Tom Gordon pitched in 159 games for the Yankees in the 2004 and 2005 seasons. He was used primarily as a setup man for Mariano Rivera.