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Brian Matusz    \MAT-iss\

Brian Robert Matusz

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: February 11, 1987 in Grand Junction, CO
High School: St. Marys HS (Phoenix, AZ)
School: University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
Drafted
by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 4, 2009 (Age 22.174, 17,224th in MLB history)   vs. DET 5.0 IP, 6 H, 5 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Orioles 2009-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$3.2M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.156, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen) [*]
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Standard Pitching

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
2009 22 BAL AL 5 2 .714 4.63 8 8 0 0 0 0 44.2 52 24 23 6 14 0 38 0 0 0 196 99 4.08 1.478 10.5 1.2 2.8 7.7 2.71
2010 23 BAL AL 10 12 .455 4.30 32 32 0 0 0 0 175.2 173 88 84 19 63 3 143 7 0 1 760 96 4.05 1.343 8.9 1.0 3.2 7.3 2.27 RoY-5
2011 24 BAL AL 1 9 .100 10.69 12 12 0 0 0 0 49.2 81 60 59 18 24 1 38 0 0 0 245 40 7.66 2.114 14.7 3.3 4.3 6.9 1.58
2012 25 BAL AL 6 10 .375 4.87 34 16 2 0 0 0 98.0 112 61 53 15 41 4 81 0 0 0 441 87 4.69 1.561 10.3 1.4 3.8 7.4 1.98
2013 26 BAL AL 2 1 .667 3.53 65 0 9 0 0 0 51.0 43 21 20 3 16 2 50 2 0 0 208 116 2.91 1.157 7.6 0.5 2.8 8.8 3.13
2014 27 BAL AL 2 3 .400 3.48 63 0 11 0 0 0 51.2 51 23 20 7 17 4 53 3 0 3 226 112 4.00 1.316 8.9 1.2 3.0 9.2 3.12
2015 28 BAL AL 1 2 .333 3.38 7 0 2 0 0 0 8.0 7 4 3 1 7 1 4 0 0 2 36 126 6.38 1.750 7.9 1.1 7.9 4.5 0.57
7 Yrs 27 39 .409 4.93 221 68 24 0 0 0 478.2 519 281 262 69 182 15 407 12 0 6 2112 85 4.47 1.464 9.8 1.3 3.4 7.7 2.24
162 Game Avg. 6 9 .409 4.93 52 16 6 0 0 0 113 122 66 62 16 43 4 96 3 0 1 497 85 4.47 1.464 9.8 1.3 3.4 7.7 2.24
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
2009 22 BAL AL 44.2 8 8 24 4.84 5.12 -0.12 0.20 101.7 5.54 3 0.3 -0.0 0.7 8 .539 .502
2010 23 BAL AL 175.2 32 32 88 4.51 4.72 -0.16 0.17 102.9 5.20 12 1.3 -0.1 3.0 32 .541 .508 $1,300,000 RoY-5
2011 24 BAL AL 49.2 12 12 60 10.87 4.46 -0.14 0.16 99.4 4.74 -34 -2.8 -0.0 -2.3 -29 .270 .483 $1,350,000
2012 25 BAL AL 98.0 34 16 61 5.60 4.52 -0.13 0.10 101.7 4.83 -8 -0.9 1.4 -0.1 0.0 2 .474 .495
2013 26 BAL AL 51.0 65 0 21 3.71 4.62 0.10 -0.34 103.4 4.32 3 0.3 1.2 -0.1 0.7 8 .504 .502 $1,600,000
2014 27 BAL AL 51.2 63 0 23 4.01 4.30 0.31 -0.32 100.2 3.68 -3 -0.3 1.4 -0.2 0.0 3 .495 .498 $2,400,000
2015 28 BAL AL 8.0 7 0 4 4.50 4.47 0.04 -0.32 101.5 4.17 -0 -0.0 1.1 -0.0 0.0 0 .497 .500 $3,200,000
7 Seasons 478.2 221 68 281 5.28 4.63 -0.07 0.04 101.9 4.83 -27 -2.0 1.3 -0.6 2.3 24 .491 .499 $9,850,000

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
2012 25 BAL AL ALWC W TEX 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
2012 25 BAL AL ALDS L NYY 0 1 .000 2.08 5 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 2 1 1 1 2 1 5 0 0 1 16 0.923 4.2 2.1 4.2 10.4 2.50
2014 27 BAL AL ALCS L KCR 0 0 13.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1.500 13.5 13.5 0.0 13.5
2 Yrs (3 Series) 0 1 .000 3.38 7 0 3 0 0 0 5.1 3 2 2 2 2 1 7 0 0 1 20 0.938 5.1 3.4 3.4 11.8 3.50
1 ALWC 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
1 ALDS 0 1 .000 2.08 5 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 2 1 1 1 2 1 5 0 0 1 16 0.923 4.2 2.1 4.2 10.4 2.50
1 ALCS 0 0 13.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1.500 13.5 13.5 0.0 13.5

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2009 22 BAL AL 8 196 178 24 52 10 3 6 9 2 14 38 .292 .340 .483 .823 .338 86 3 0 2 2 0 1
2010 23 BAL AL 32 760 678 88 173 32 3 19 17 3 63 143 .255 .322 .395 .718 .295 268 9 7 6 6 3 6
2011 24 BAL AL 12 245 218 60 81 16 0 18 8 2 24 38 .372 .430 .693 1.123 .384 151 4 0 1 2 1 4
2012 25 BAL AL 34 441 395 61 112 26 1 15 2 3 41 81 .284 .349 .468 .817 .321 185 9 0 2 3 4 8
2013 26 BAL AL 65 208 187 21 43 8 0 3 1 1 16 50 .230 .295 .321 .616 .294 60 3 2 1 2 2 1
2014 27 BAL AL 63 226 204 23 51 15 1 7 0 1 17 53 .250 .314 .436 .750 .301 89 0 3 0 2 4 1
2015 28 BAL AL 7 36 27 4 7 1 0 1 0 0 7 4 .259 .400 .407 .807 .261 11 2 0 1 1 1 0
7 Yrs 221 2112 1887 281 519 108 8 69 37 12 182 407 .275 .340 .450 .790 .315 850 30 12 13 18 15 21
162 Game Avg. 52 497 444 66 122 25 2 16 9 3 43 96 .275 .340 .450 .790 .315 200 7 3 3 4 4 5
MLB Averages .256 .321 .401 .722 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2009 22 BAL AL 0.2 0.0 204 -0.0 3.4 -3.4 .95 -0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.0 0.93 -1.5 0 0 0
2010 23 BAL AL -1.8 -0.2 778 0.6 14.5 -13.8 1.10 0.8 -0.3 3.2 0.3 0.95 9.0 0 0 0
2011 24 BAL AL -32.6 -2.9 253 -3.0 3.5 -6.5 .96 -2.8 -0.3 -32.6 -2.8 0.97 -31.6 0 0 0
2012 25 BAL AL -8.4 -0.8 445 -0.8 8.0 -8.8 1.04 -1.6 0.8 -8.5 -0.8 0.96 -16.2 8 2 8
2013 26 BAL AL 4.0 0.4 210 0.5 3.6 -3.1 .98 0.6 -0.0 8.1 0.8 0.94 8.0 26 12 25
2014 27 BAL AL 1.5 0.2 228 -0.4 3.6 -4.0 .97 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1 0.92 -1.0 21 16 23
2015 28 BAL AL 0.4 0.0 38 0.0 0.5 -0.5 .98 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.0 1.11 -0.8 2 2 3
7 Yrs -36.7 -3.2 2156 -3.1 36.9 -40.1 1.03 -3.6 0.5 -30.5 -2.6 0.95 -34.0 57 32 59

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2009 22 BAL AL 8 8 5 2 1 3 0 5 3 .625 1 0 0 0 2 25% 48.2 72 23 3 0 0 4 5.5 6.7 5.6 93 1 6 1 0 106
2010 23 BAL AL 32 32 10 12 10 1 5 16 16 .500 5 3 0 0 18 56% 50.8 78 14 24 12 0 17 3.7 3.8 5.5 94 6 11 15 0 117
2011 24 BAL AL 12 12 1 9 2 1 0 2 10 .167 0 0 0 0 0 0% 31.4 60 11 12 6 0 9 4.9 5.2 4.1 79 4 7 1 0 109
2012 25 BAL AL 34 16 5 10 1 1 1 6 10 .375 0 2 0 0 6 38% 42.6 74 21 20 7 0 7 3.2 2.8 5.3 95 2 8 6 0 116
4 Yrs 86 68 21 33 14 6 6 29 39 .426 6 5 0 0 26 38% 45 78 11 59 25 0 37 4.0 4.1 5.2 91 13 32 23 0 117
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 102 -16 4.3 4.3 5.9 96

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2012 25 BAL AL 34 18 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 4 14 0 0% 8 1.037 8 2 8 10 4 4 9 9 2 14 4 5 2.2 10
2013 26 BAL AL 65 65 9 2 1 4 0 4 0% 23 18 37 5 14% 8 .975 26 12 25 33 8 24 23 42 11 32 20 15 2.4 13
2014 27 BAL AL 63 63 11 2 3 3 0 3 0% 19 14 49 10 20% 8 .969 21 16 23 32 13 18 29 34 12 34 19 12 2.5 15
2015 28 BAL AL 7 7 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 40% 8 .983 2 2 3 0 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 2 3.4 20
4 Yrs 169 153 24 6 6 7 0 7 0% 47 36 105 17 16% 1.004 57 32 59 75 28 50 64 89 28 84 46 34 2.4 14

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2009 22 BAL AL 196 18% 3.1% 19.4% 7.1% 9.7% 37% 0.41 0.59 69% 28% 6.9% 13% 34 3 9%
2010 23 BAL AL 760 22% 2.5% 18.8% 8.3% 7.1% 31% 0.58 0.74 69% 17% 6.8% 17% 152 9 6%
2011 24 BAL AL 245 24% 7.4% 15.5% 9.8% 13.9% 42% 0.39 0.40 67% 19% 16.4% 15% 65 4 6%
2012 25 BAL AL 441 28% 3.4% 18.4% 9.3% 9.5% 38% 0.70 0.88 68% 18% 10.1% 18% 96 9 9%
2013 26 BAL AL 208 54% 1.4% 24.0% 7.7% 5.3% 26% 0.61 0.89 65% 28% 4.1% 13% 42 3 7%
2014 27 BAL AL 226 50% 3.1% 23.5% 7.5% 10.2% 45% 0.55 0.62 65% 18% 8.6% 17% 27 0 0%
2015 28 BAL AL 36 17% 2.8% 11.1% 19.4% 5.6% 29% 0.20 0.43 64% 36% 5.6% 10% 9 2 22%
7 Yrs 2112 29% 3.3% 19.3% 8.6% 8.8% 36% 0.55 0.70 68% 20% 8.6% 16% 425 30 7%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 0.82 1.09 68% 21% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2009 22 BAL AL 197 745 3.78 473 63.5% 27.9% 16.7% 24.9% 30.4% 72.1% 0.0% 45.8% 76.8% 61.9% 5.6% 11 9 22.8% 45 24 2 13 25 34.2% 7 2 0 0 0
2010 23 BAL AL 761 3007 3.95 1942 64.8% 27.3% 13.9% 30.6% 28.2% 72.7% 1.1% 47.1% 80.9% 56.9% 5.1% 39 20 25.2% 192 105 10 32 111 22.4% 22 15 0 0 0
2011 24 BAL AL 246 945 3.84 576 61.2% 32.6% 10.2% 25.3% 31.8% 67.4% 1.1% 41.2% 84.8% 57.7% 5.3% 13 8 20.7% 51 27 9 12 26 31.6% 5 4 0 0 0
2012 25 BAL AL 441 1702 3.86 1112 66.0% 28.9% 13.6% 28.9% 28.7% 71.1% 2.7% 46.9% 80.9% 60.3% 6.8% 30 19 30.2% 133 85 7 17 64 21.0% 17 7 0 0 0
2013 26 BAL AL 208 858 4.13 538 63.3% 24.5% 21.2% 28.3% 26.0% 75.5% 2.5% 47.8% 71.9% 59.1% 5.8% 12 6 32.2% 67 34 5 17 33 34.0% 3 4 0 0 0
2014 27 BAL AL 226 914 4.04 584 64.8% 25.5% 17.0% 31.3% 26.2% 74.5% 3.9% 48.3% 77.2% 58.0% 5.3% 12 5 26.5% 60 38 1 16 37 30.2% 8 3 0 0 0
2015 28 BAL AL 36 142 3.94 83 59.7% 25.3% 18.1% 26.5% 30.1% 74.7% 5.1% 44.6% 75.8% 47.2% 11.1% 4 1 25.0% 9 5 0 0 4 0.0% 2 2 0 0 0
7 Yrs 2115 8313 3.93 5308 64.3% 27.8% 14.8% 29.0% 28.5% 72.2% 1.9% 46.4% 79.5% 58.3% 5.7% 121 68 26.3% 557 318 34 107 300 26.3% 64 37 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.6% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 59.4% 4.8% 23.5% 24.4%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2009 22 BAL AL 196 52 3 1 6 0 4 4 2 1 5 10 7 2 70% 1 0 0 70 9 2 82% 6 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2010 23 BAL AL 760 173 23 2 19 2 13 17 2 11 8 42 20 5 48% 6 1 0 276 17 3 85% 12 3 5 0 0 0 4 3 11 0
2011 24 BAL AL 245 81 7 0 18 0 2 12 6 10 8 13 9 1 69% 4 0 0 102 8 2 80% 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
2012 25 BAL AL 441 112 21 4 15 0 8 12 3 9 6 20 8 3 40% 8 0 1 177 2 3 40% 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 5 0
2013 26 BAL AL 208 43 5 2 3 0 2 1 2 1 2 4 4 0 100% 1 0 0 84 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2014 27 BAL AL 226 51 8 0 7 0 3 5 2 2 5 12 6 3 50% 1 3 0 85 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
2015 28 BAL AL 36 7 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 50% 0 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
7 Yrs 2112 519 68 9 69 2 34 52 17 34 35 103 55 14 53% 21 6 1 810 37 12 76% 25 9 12 3 0 0 5 4 33 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2009 22 5 2 .714 4.63 8 8 0 0 0 0 44.2 52 24 23 6 14 0 38 0 0 0 196 99 1.478 10.5 1.2 2.8 7.7 2.71 99
2010 23 15 14 .517 4.37 40 40 0 0 0 0 220.1 225 112 107 25 77 3 181 7 0 1 956 97 1.371 9.2 1.0 3.1 7.4 2.35 97
2011 24 16 23 .410 5.53 52 52 0 0 0 0 270.0 306 172 166 43 101 4 219 7 0 1 1201 77 1.507 10.2 1.4 3.4 7.3 2.17 77
2012 25 22 33 .400 5.36 86 68 2 0 0 0 368.0 418 233 219 58 142 8 300 7 0 1 1642 79 1.522 10.2 1.4 3.5 7.3 2.11 79
2013 26 24 34 .414 5.13 151 68 11 0 0 0 419.0 461 254 239 61 158 10 350 9 0 1 1850 82 1.477 9.9 1.3 3.4 7.5 2.22 82
2014 27 26 37 .413 4.95 214 68 22 0 0 0 470.2 512 277 259 68 175 14 403 12 0 4 2076 84 1.460 9.8 1.3 3.3 7.7 2.30 84
2015 28 27 39 .409 4.93 221 68 24 0 0 0 478.2 519 281 262 69 182 15 407 12 0 6 2112 85 1.464 9.8 1.3 3.4 7.7 2.24 85

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2009 22 2 3 .400 4.00 45.0 50 22 20 6 13 38 0 1.400 10.0 2.6 7.6 2.92 1.2 8
2010 23 10 10 .500 3.99 176.0 174 87 78 19 63 143 7 1.347 8.9 3.2 7.3 2.27 1.0 32
2011 24 2 4 .333 9.36 50.0 81 58 52 18 24 38 0 2.100 14.6 4.3 6.8 1.58 3.2 12
2012 25 5 6 .455 4.87 98.0 111 59 53 15 41 81 0 1.551 10.2 3.8 7.4 1.98 1.4 34
2013 26 3 3 .500 3.35 51.0 43 21 19 3 16 50 2 1.157 7.6 2.8 8.8 3.13 0.5 65
2014 27 3 3 .500 3.81 52.0 52 24 22 7 17 53 3 1.327 9.0 2.9 9.2 3.12 1.2 63
2015 28 0 1 .000 4.50 8.0 8 4 4 1 8 4 0 2.000 9.0 9.0 4.5 0.50 1.1 7
7 Yrs 25 30 .455 4.65 480.0 519 275 248 69 182 407 12 1.460 9.7 7.6 2.24 1.3 221



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2010 August AL Rookie of the Month

                                         

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