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Clayton Mortensen    \MOERT-in-sin\

Clayton Grant Mortensen

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 10, 1985 in Rexburg, ID
High School: Madison HS (Rexburg, ID)
Schools: Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA), Treasure Valley Community College (Ontario, OR)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (36th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 12, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 29, 2009 (Age 24.080, 17,195th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Rockies/Athletics/Cardinals 2009-2013
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.112, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Sosnick/Cobbe [*]
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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 24 TOT MLB 2 4 .333 7.63 7 6 1 0 0 0 30.2 42 34 26 6 13 0 13 3 0 1 149 58 6.36 1.793 12.3 1.8 3.8 3.8 1.00
2009 24 STL NL 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 6 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 16 76 8.10 2.000 15.0 3.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
2009 24 OAK AL 2 4 .333 7.81 6 6 0 0 0 0 27.2 37 28 24 5 12 0 11 2 0 1 133 57 6.17 1.771 12.0 1.6 3.9 3.6 0.92
2010 25 OAK AL 0 0 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 4 3 1 2 0 7 0 0 0 26 97 3.91 1.333 9.0 1.5 3.0 10.5 3.50
2011 26 COL NL 2 4 .333 3.86 16 6 6 0 0 0 58.1 55 30 25 9 24 2 30 2 0 3 244 119 5.34 1.354 8.5 1.4 3.7 4.6 1.25
2012 27 BOS AL 1 1 .500 3.21 26 0 8 0 0 0 42.0 32 15 15 7 19 2 41 1 0 3 173 132 4.74 1.214 6.9 1.5 4.1 8.8 2.16
2013 28 BOS AL 1 2 .333 5.34 24 0 7 0 0 0 30.1 32 19 18 3 16 1 21 3 0 1 141 78 4.83 1.582 9.5 0.9 4.7 6.2 1.31
5 Yrs 6 11 .353 4.68 74 13 22 0 0 0 167.1 167 102 87 26 74 5 112 9 0 8 733 94 5.23 1.440 9.0 1.4 4.0 6.0 1.51
162 Game Avg. 5 9 .353 4.68 58 10 17 0 0 0 131 131 80 68 20 58 4 88 7 0 6 573 94 5.23 1.440 9.0 1.4 4.0 6.0 1.51
BOS (2 yrs) 2 3 .400 4.11 50 0 15 0 0 0 72.1 64 34 33 10 35 3 62 4 0 4 314 103 4.78 1.369 8.0 1.2 4.4 7.7 1.77
OAK (2 yrs) 2 4 .333 7.22 7 7 0 0 0 0 33.2 43 32 27 6 14 0 18 2 0 1 159 61 5.77 1.693 11.5 1.6 3.7 4.8 1.29
COL (1 yr) 2 4 .333 3.86 16 6 6 0 0 0 58.1 55 30 25 9 24 2 30 2 0 3 244 119 5.34 1.354 8.5 1.4 3.7 4.6 1.25
STL (1 yr) 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 6 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 16 76 8.10 2.000 15.0 3.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
AL (4 yrs) 4 7 .364 5.09 57 7 15 0 0 0 106.0 107 66 60 16 49 3 80 6 0 5 473 84 5.09 1.472 9.1 1.4 4.2 6.8 1.63
NL (2 yrs) 2 4 .333 3.96 17 6 7 0 0 0 61.1 60 36 27 10 25 2 32 3 0 3 260 115 5.47 1.386 8.8 1.5 3.7 4.7 1.28
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 24 STL NL 3.0 1 0 6 18.00 4.06 0.19 -0.30 94.0 3.36 -5 -0.3 .2 0.1 -0.2 -5 .175 .498
2009 24 OAK AL 27.2 6 6 28 9.11 4.75 -0.23 0.18 97.1 5.01 -13 -1.1 -0.0 -0.8 -10 .322 .493
2010 25 OAK AL 6.0 1 1 4 6.00 4.35 0.33 0.16 86.0 3.59 -2 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .350 .499
2011 26 COL NL 58.1 16 6 30 4.63 4.14 0.13 -0.03 115.5 4.59 -1 -0.1 .4 -0.1 0.4 4 .495 .500
2012 27 BOS AL 42.0 26 0 15 3.21 4.51 0.25 -0.33 106.5 4.19 4 0.5 .8 -0.2 0.8 9 .518 .503 $486,500
2013 28 BOS AL 30.1 24 0 19 5.64 4.39 0.16 -0.32 101.9 3.98 -6 -0.6 .7 0.0 -0.3 -3 .474 .496 $504,500
5 Seasons 167.1 74 13 102 5.49 4.38 0.11 -0.12 106.3 4.39 -22 -1.8 .7 -0.1 -0.2 -5 .476 .499 $991,000
BOS (2 yrs) 72.1 50 0 34 4.23 4.46 0.21 -0.33 104.6 4.10 -2 -0.2 .8 -0.1 0.5 6 .497 .500 $991,000
OAK (2 yrs) 33.2 7 7 32 8.55 4.68 -0.13 0.18 95.1 4.76 -14 -1.2 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .326 .494
COL (1 yr) 58.1 16 6 30 4.63 4.14 0.13 -0.03 115.5 4.59 -1 -0.1 .4 -0.1 0.4 4 .495 .500
STL (1 yr) 3.0 1 0 6 18.00 4.06 0.19 -0.30 94.0 3.36 -5 -0.3 .2 0.1 -0.2 -5 .175 .498

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 24 TOT MLB 7 149 128 34 42 9 2 6 5 2 13 13 .328 .392 .570 .962 .319 73 2 3 1 4 0 3
2009 24 OAK AL 6 133 116 28 37 7 2 5 5 2 12 11 .319 .383 .543 .927 .311 63 1 2 0 3 0 2
2009 24 STL NL 1 16 12 6 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .417 .467 .833 1.300 .400 10 1 1 1 1 0 1
2010 25 OAK AL 1 26 24 4 6 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 .250 .308 .375 .683 .313 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 COL NL 16 244 214 30 55 14 0 9 4 3 24 30 .257 .338 .449 .786 .263 96 11 2 4 0 2 5
2012 27 BOS AL 26 173 151 15 32 6 0 7 4 2 19 41 .212 .301 .391 .691 .238 59 2 1 0 2 2 0
2013 28 BOS AL 24 141 120 19 32 4 0 3 3 0 16 21 .267 .364 .375 .739 .299 45 1 3 1 1 1 1
5 Yrs 74 733 637 102 167 33 2 26 16 7 74 112 .262 .344 .443 .787 .279 282 16 9 6 7 5 9
162 Game Avg. 58 573 498 80 131 26 2 20 13 5 58 88 .262 .344 .443 .787 .279 220 13 7 5 5 4 7
MLB Averages .257 .323 .404 .727 .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 24 TOT MLB -13.9 -1.2 157 -1.3 1.5 -2.8 .73 -1.0 -0.7 -16.9 -1.5 0.97 -11.0 0 0 1
2009 24 STL NL -2.3 -0.2 16 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 .10 -0.3 -0.2 -4.5 -0.4 1.12 -2.7 0 0 1
2009 24 OAK AL -11.6 -1.0 141 -1.2 1.5 -2.7 .81 -0.8 -0.7 -12.4 -1.1 0.95 -8.3 0 0 0
2010 25 OAK AL -0.5 -0.1 26 -0.2 0.4 -0.6 .88 0.0 -0.3 -1.2 -0.1 0.82 0.2 0 0 0
2011 26 COL NL 2.8 0.3 253 -0.8 3.0 -3.8 .73 -0.5 -0.6 -0.4 -0.0 1.00 -4.1 1 1 8
2012 27 BOS AL 5.2 0.5 181 -0.5 1.5 -2.0 .54 0.2 -1.1 2.2 0.2 0.94 4.3 4 5 16
2013 28 BOS AL -3.8 -0.4 145 -0.2 1.6 -1.8 .77 0.0 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3 0.96 -2.0 4 4 14
5 Yrs -10.1 -0.8 762 -3.0 8.0 -11.0 .70 -1.4 -2.9 -19.6 -1.7 0.96 -12.6 9 10 39

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 24 TOT MLB 7 6 2 4 0 1 0 2 4 .333 0 0 0 0 1 17% 56 13 4 3 0 6 5.8 8.7 4.6 87 1 4 1 0 100
2009 24 OAK AL 6 6 2 4 0 1 0 2 4 .333 0 0 0 0 1 17% 36.0 56 13 4 3 0 6 5.8 8.7 4.6 87 1 4 1 0 100
2010 25 OAK AL 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 1 0 0 1 100% 51.0 51 51 0 0 0 1 3.6 4.5 6.0 95 0 1 0 0 95
2011 26 COL NL 16 6 2 3 1 1 1 2 4 .333 0 2 0 0 3 50% 49.3 63 28 1 0 1 2 3.2 1.6 5.8 87 2 3 1 0 105
3 Yrs 23 13 4 7 2 2 1 4 9 .308 0 3 0 0 5 38% 43 63 13 5 3 1 9 4.4 4.8 5.3 88 3 8 2 0 105
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 101 -13 4.4 4.4 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
2009 24 TOT MLB 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .733 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 9.0 50
2009 24 STL NL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .105 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 9.0 50
2011 26 COL NL 16 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 20% 7 .727 1 1 8 1 1 8 3 7 7 0 7 0 7.1 35
2012 27 BOS AL 26 26 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 23 9 39% 6 .542 4 5 16 8 1 17 14 12 13 9 14 1 4.8 27
2013 28 BOS AL 24 24 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 33% 7 .773 4 4 14 10 5 9 8 16 12 7 14 3 3.8 23
4 Yrs 67 61 22 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 40 14 35% .665 9 10 39 19 7 35 25 36 33 16 36 4 4.9 27

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 24 TOT MLB 149 50% 4.0% 8.7% 8.7% 11.4% 41% 1.13 1.66 76% 18% 11.8% 7% 25 2 8%
2009 24 STL NL 16 38% 6.3% 12.5% 6.3% 18.8% 60% 0.57 1.33 63% 25% 16.7% 14% 3 1 33%
2009 24 OAK AL 133 52% 3.8% 8.3% 9.0% 10.5% 38% 1.21 1.69 77% 17% 11.1% 6% 22 1 5%
2010 25 OAK AL 26 65% 3.9% 26.9% 7.7% 3.9% 17% 0.55 0.57 62% 24% 11.1% 18% 3 0 0%
2011 26 COL NL 244 58% 3.7% 12.3% 9.8% 9.4% 42% 1.15 1.54 72% 12% 12.3% 14% 48 11 23%
2012 27 BOS AL 173 53% 4.1% 23.7% 11.0% 7.5% 41% 0.81 1.18 61% 15% 12.7% 11% 21 2 10%
2013 28 BOS AL 141 48% 2.1% 14.9% 11.4% 5.0% 22% 0.87 1.06 69% 19% 6.5% 13% 30 1 3%
5 Yrs 733 53% 3.6% 15.3% 10.1% 8.3% 37% 0.98 1.34 69% 15% 11.1% 12% 127 16 13%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 18.9% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 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 24 TOT MLB 149 571 3.83 353 61.8% 28.9% 13.3% 23.8% 34.0% 71.1% 0.0% 44.0% 81.3% 52.3% 5.4% 8 4 21.5% 32 20 4 0 13 0.0% 4 4 0 0 0
2009 24 STL NL 16 50 3.13 31 62.0% 16.1% 16.1% 29.0% 38.7% 83.9% 0.0% 52.0% 80.8% 62.5% 6.3% 1 0 31.3% 5 2 1 0 2 0.0% 1 1 0 0 0
2009 24 OAK AL 133 521 3.92 322 61.8% 30.1% 13.0% 23.3% 33.5% 69.9% 0.0% 43.2% 81.3% 51.1% 5.3% 7 4 20.3% 27 18 3 0 11 0.0% 3 3 0 0 0
2010 25 OAK AL 26 95 3.65 62 65.3% 25.8% 14.5% 32.3% 27.4% 74.2% 0.0% 48.4% 80.4% 57.7% 7.7% 2 1 11.5% 3 0 0 3 4 42.9% 0 1 0 0 0
2011 26 COL NL 245 875 3.57 523 60.1% 26.6% 12.6% 24.9% 35.9% 73.4% 1.4% 44.1% 82.8% 54.3% 5.7% 14 8 17.6% 43 23 2 10 20 33.3% 6 4 0 0 0
2012 27 BOS AL 174 702 4.03 423 61.0% 27.2% 23.6% 22.7% 26.5% 72.8% 2.9% 44.4% 67.5% 54.6% 6.3% 11 8 19.5% 34 14 2 10 31 24.4% 5 1 0 0 0
2013 28 BOS AL 141 561 3.98 337 60.3% 26.4% 14.5% 29.1% 30.0% 73.6% 0.9% 44.4% 80.2% 58.2% 6.4% 9 6 17.7% 25 12 2 5 16 23.8% 4 2 0 0 0
5 Yrs 735 2804 3.81 1698 60.9% 27.1% 16.0% 25.2% 31.7% 72.9% 1.4% 44.4% 78.1% 54.8% 6.0% 44 27 18.6% 137 69 10 28 84 25.0% 19 12 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.4% 27.9% 15.3% 27.0% 29.8% 72.1% 1.5% 45.7% 78.7% 59.2% 4.9% 23.3% 24.3%

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 24 TOT MLB 149 42 4 1 6 0 3 2 4 2 4 11 8 0 73% 3 1 0 54 5 2 71% 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2009 24 STL NL 16 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 67% 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2009 24 OAK AL 133 37 4 1 5 0 2 1 4 1 4 8 6 0 75% 2 1 0 47 5 2 71% 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2010 25 OAK AL 26 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 COL NL 244 55 7 0 9 0 9 4 5 6 3 14 6 3 43% 5 3 0 89 4 3 57% 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 4 0
2012 27 BOS AL 173 32 2 0 7 0 5 4 3 4 3 7 4 1 57% 0 3 0 60 4 2 67% 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2013 28 BOS AL 141 32 8 1 3 0 3 2 1 2 1 4 2 1 50% 1 1 1 63 3 0 100% 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
5 Yrs 733 167 21 2 26 0 20 13 13 14 12 36 20 5 56% 9 8 1 274 16 7 70% 14 6 2 1 0 0 2 2 20 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 24 2 4 .333 7.63 7 6 1 0 0 0 30.2 42 34 26 6 13 0 13 3 0 1 149 58 1.793 12.3 1.8 3.8 3.8 1.00 58
2010 25 2 4 .333 7.12 8 7 1 0 0 0 36.2 48 38 29 7 15 0 20 3 0 1 175 62 1.718 11.8 1.7 3.7 4.9 1.33 62
2011 26 4 8 .333 5.12 24 13 7 0 0 0 95.0 103 68 54 16 39 2 50 5 0 4 419 88 1.495 9.8 1.5 3.7 4.7 1.28 88
2012 27 5 9 .357 4.53 50 13 15 0 0 0 137.0 135 83 69 23 58 4 91 6 0 7 592 98 1.409 8.9 1.5 3.8 6.0 1.57 98
2013 28 6 11 .353 4.68 74 13 22 0 0 0 167.1 167 102 87 26 74 5 112 9 0 8 733 94 1.440 9.0 1.4 4.0 6.0 1.51 94

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 24 1 2 .333 8.71 31.0 41 33 30 6 13 13 3 1.742 11.9 3.8 3.8 1.00 1.7 7
2010 25 0 1 .000 6.00 6.0 6 4 4 1 2 7 0 1.333 9.0 3.0 10.5 3.50 1.5 1
2011 26 3 3 .500 3.72 58.0 53 27 24 9 23 30 2 1.310 8.2 3.6 4.7 1.30 1.4 16
2012 27 3 2 .600 2.79 42.0 31 14 13 7 18 41 1 1.167 6.6 3.9 8.8 2.28 1.5 26
2013 28 1 2 .333 4.80 30.0 31 18 16 3 16 21 3 1.567 9.3 4.8 6.3 1.31 0.9 24
5 Yrs 8 10 .444 4.69 167.0 162 96 87 26 72 112 9 1.401 8.7 6.0 1.56 1.4 74



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