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Zach Britton

Zachary Grant Britton (twitter: @zbritton)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 22, 1987 in Panorama City, CA
High School: Weatherford HS (Weatherford, TX)
Drafted
by the Baltimore Orioles in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 23, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 3, 2011 (Age 23.102)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Orioles 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$522k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.158, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Boras Corporation [*]
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 23 BAL AL 11 11 .500 4.61 28 28 0 0 0 0 154.1 162 93 79 12 62 3 97 1 0 7 666 92 4.00 1.451 9.4 0.7 3.6 5.7 1.56
2012 24 BAL AL 5 3 .625 5.07 12 11 0 0 0 0 60.1 61 37 34 6 32 3 53 2 0 4 270 84 4.32 1.541 9.1 0.9 4.8 7.9 1.66
2013 25 BAL AL 2 3 .400 4.95 8 7 0 0 0 0 40.0 52 23 22 4 17 1 18 1 0 1 182 83 4.80 1.725 11.7 0.9 3.8 4.1 1.06
2014 26 BAL AL 3 2 .600 1.65 71 0 49 0 0 37 76.1 46 17 14 4 23 0 62 1 0 0 285 233 3.13 0.904 5.4 0.5 2.7 7.3 2.70
4 Yrs 21 19 .525 4.05 119 46 49 0 0 37 331.0 321 170 149 26 134 7 230 5 0 12 1403 102 3.96 1.375 8.7 0.7 3.6 6.3 1.72
162 Game Avg. 9 8 .525 4.05 49 19 20 0 0 15 136 132 70 61 11 55 3 95 2 0 5 578 102 3.96 1.375 8.7 0.7 3.6 6.3 1.72
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 23 BAL AL 154.1 28 28 93 5.42 4.53 -0.13 0.16 100.3 4.83 -11 -1.1 -0.1 0.4 6 .461 .493
2012 24 BAL AL 60.1 12 11 37 5.52 4.43 -0.12 0.16 102.5 4.83 -5 -0.5 .1 -0.0 0.1 1 .460 .497 $486,000
2013 25 BAL AL 40.0 8 7 23 5.18 4.44 0.13 0.13 104.6 4.64 -3 -0.3 .3 -0.0 0.1 1 .461 .498
2014 26 BAL AL 76.1 71 0 17 2.00 4.18 0.27 -0.31 99.9 3.59 12 1.4 1.8 0.3 2.5 20 .519 .508 $521,500
4 Seasons 331.0 119 46 170 4.62 4.42 -0.00 0.05 101.2 4.52 -6 -0.5 1.7 0.2 3.0 29 .496 .503 $1,007,500

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 26 BAL AL ALDS W DET 0 0 3.86 3 0 2 0 0 2 2.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 9 1.286 7.7 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
2014 26 BAL AL ALCS L KCR 0 0 3.86 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 15 3.000 11.6 0.0 15.4 11.6 0.75
1 Yr (2 Series) 0 0 3.86 6 0 4 0 0 2 4.2 5 2 2 0 5 2 5 0 0 0 24 2.143 9.6 0.0 9.6 9.6 1.00
1 ALDS 0 0 3.86 3 0 2 0 0 2 2.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 9 1.286 7.7 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
1 ALCS 0 0 3.86 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 15 3.000 11.6 0.0 15.4 11.6 0.75

Standard Batting

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 23 BAL AL 28 8 8 3 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .625 .625 1.125 1.750 365 9 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 24 BAL AL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 25 BAL AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2014 26 BAL AL 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
4 Yrs 119 8 8 3 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .625 .625 1.125 1.750 365 9 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 11 11 4 7 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 .625 .625 1.125 1.750 365 12 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 23 BAL AL 28 8 3 0 0 0 1 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .514 .502 0.4 0.0 4 1
2012 24 BAL AL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $486,000 1
2013 25 BAL AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .501 .500 0.0 0 /1
2014 26 BAL AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $521,500 1
4 Seasons 51 8 3 0 0 0 1 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .508 .501 0.4 0.0 4 $1,007,500

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 26 BAL AL ALDS DET W 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 BAL AL ALCS KCR L 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (2 Series) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALDS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2011 BAL AL 23 P 28 28 0 154.1 32 9 21 2 4 .938 -4 -5 1.75 1.07 .949 1.60 1.59 7 3 30% 28% 0
2012 BAL AL 24 P 12 11 0 60.1 12 1 10 1 0 .917 0 0 1.64 0.92 .954 1.57 1.56 1 2 67% 25% 0
2013 BAL AL 25 P 8 7 0 40.0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 -2 -9 1.12 0.63 .956 1.53 1.52 2 1 33% 26% 1
2014 BAL AL 26 P 71 0 0 76.1 20 5 15 0 1 1.000 2 6 2.36 0.28 .950 1.46 1.46 2 0 0% 26% 0
4 Seasons P 119 46 0 331.0 69 16 50 3 5 .957 -4 -2 1.79 0.55 .951 1.55 1.51 12 6 33% 27% 1
4 Seasons TOT 119 46 0 331.0 69 16 50 3 5 .957 -4 -14 1.79 0.55 .951 1.55 1.51 12 6 33% 27% 1
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Saves s c a p y
2014 AL  37 (4th)

Games Finished s c a p y
2014 AL  49 (7th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2014 AL  3.5 (5th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 3 (2178), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 8 (1128), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (777th), 3.4 career WAR/3.4 7yr-peak WAR/3.4 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 24 Baltimore Orioles $486,000 0.159 contracts
2014 26 Baltimore Orioles $521,500 1.158 contracts
2014 StatusPre-Arb Eligible, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2015, Earliest Free Agent: 2019
Career to date (may be incomplete)$1,007,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name Translations

Note this is done in a automated way, so we apologize for any errors, & please report any suggested corrections
French: Zach Britton statistiques
Italian: Zach Britton statistica
Japanese: ザック・ブリットン 統計

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