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Brian Matusz    \MAT-iss\

Brian Robert Matusz

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 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)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Orioles 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$2.4M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.156, Arb Eligible: 2015, 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 2 .500 4.25 44 0 6 0 0 0 36.0 39 20 17 6 14 4 32 2 0 2 163 93 4.86 1.472 9.8 1.5 3.5 8.0 2.29
6 Yrs 26 36 .419 5.06 195 68 17 0 0 0 455.0 500 274 256 67 172 14 382 11 0 3 2013 83 4.52 1.477 9.9 1.3 3.4 7.6 2.22
162 Game Avg. 7 9 .419 5.06 50 18 4 0 0 0 118 129 71 66 17 44 4 99 3 0 1 520 83 4.52 1.477 9.9 1.3 3.4 7.6 2.22
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 36.0 44 0 20 5.00 4.48 0.29 -0.33 100.3 3.87 -5 -0.6 1.6 -0.3 -0.5 -1 .487 .497 $2,400,000
6 Seasons 455.0 195 68 274 5.42 4.66 -0.08 0.06 102.0 4.90 -30 -2.3 1.4 -0.6 1.8 20 .488 .499 $6,650,000

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
1 Yr (2 Series) 0 1 .000 1.93 6 0 2 0 0 0 4.2 2 1 1 1 2 1 6 0 0 1 17 0.857 3.9 1.9 3.9 11.6 3.00
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

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 44 163 146 20 39 12 1 6 0 1 14 32 .267 .337 .486 .824 .303 71 0 2 0 1 4 1
6 Yrs 195 2013 1802 274 500 104 8 67 37 12 172 382 .277 .341 .456 .797 .316 821 28 11 12 16 14 21
162 Game Avg. 50 520 466 71 129 27 2 17 10 3 44 99 .277 .341 .456 .797 .316 212 7 3 3 4 4 5
MLB Averages .256 .322 .403 .725 .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 -2.0 -0.2 164 -0.2 2.8 -3.0 1.04 -0.4 0.3 -5.3 -0.5 0.88 -5.0 18 9 15
6 Yrs -40.7 -3.7 2054 -2.9 35.7 -38.7 1.04 -3.6 0.8 -35.1 -3.1 0.95 -37.3 52 23 48

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 4.4 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 44 44 6 2 2 2 0 2 0% 16 12 35 8 23% 8 1.044 18 9 15 22 10 12 20 24 9 26 12 10 2.5 15
3 Yrs 143 127 17 5 3 6 0 6 0% 44 34 86 13 15% 1.023 52 23 48 65 22 40 52 75 22 72 36 30 2.4 13

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 163 45% 3.7% 19.6% 8.6% 11.7% 49% 0.63 0.69 67% 15% 10.2% 16% 13 0 0%
6 Yrs 2013 28% 3.3% 19.0% 8.5% 8.9% 36% 0.56 0.71 68% 20% 8.8% 16% 402 28 7%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.1% 8.2% 7.6% 33% 0.81 1.09 68% 20% 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 -1 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 -1 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 -1 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 163 644 3.95 399 63.2% 25.3% 17.0% 28.8% 28.8% 74.7% 5.3% 47.2% 77.2% 54.6% 5.5% 9 2 23.3% 38 24 0 8 24 25.0% 2 3 0 0 0
6 Yrs 2016 7901 3.92 5040 64.2% 27.9% 14.7% 28.7% 28.7% 72.1% 1.9% 46.3% 79.6% 58.3% 5.7% 114 64 26.1% 526 299 33 99 283 25.9% 56 35 -3 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.5% 27.9% 15.4% 27.0% 29.7% 72.1% 1.5% 45.8% 78.6% 59.3% 4.8% 23.4% 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 163 39 7 0 6 0 2 4 2 2 4 6 4 0 67% 1 2 0 57 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 Yrs 2013 500 66 9 67 2 31 50 17 34 33 95 52 11 55% 21 3 1 766 37 12 76% 25 9 12 3 0 0 5 4 27 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 36 .419 5.06 195 68 17 0 0 0 455.0 500 274 256 67 172 14 382 11 0 3 2013 83 1.477 9.9 1.3 3.4 7.6 2.22 83

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 2 2 .500 4.50 36.0 39 20 18 6 14 32 2 1.472 9.8 3.5 8.0 2.29 1.5 44
6 Yrs 24 28 .462 4.74 456.0 498 267 240 67 171 382 11 1.467 9.8 7.5 2.23 1.3 195



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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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