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35 Mark Melancon RP
Height/Weight: 6-2/215 | Birthdate: 3/28/1985 | Birthplace: Arvada, CO | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Pittsburgh | College: Arizona | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $521,000 | Owned/Started%: 74/63 | Average Draft Position: 236.87
PIT
 
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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)71.004.003.006.002.030.9968.0013.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
55.12-3242.11529
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20140000000058
20130000000072
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs St. Louis 5.000 0.00314
vs LHB 26.200 1.350430
vs RHB 27.200 2.930522
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
08/27/2014Joaquin Benoit, RP SD
Mark Melancon, RP PIT
Brandon Moss, 1B OAK
Craig Kimbrel, RP ATL
08/27/2014Joe Smith, RP LAA
Mark Melancon, RP PIT
08/27/2014Jason Vargas, SP KC
Marlon Byrd, RF PHI
Rafael Montero, SP NYM
A.J. Pollock, CF ARI
Mark Melancon, RP PIT
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
7/29@SF0011.01002
8/3@ARI0100.21110
8/6MIA0001.01000
8/8SD0011.00003
8/12DET0011.02000
8/17@WAS0001.02112
8/20ATL1001.00001
8/24@MIL0001.01001
8/26STL0011.00011
8/27STL0011.01000
 
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Mark Melancon shuts down Cardinals for another save
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/27/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon nailed down his second save in less than 24 hours Wednesday against St. Louis.

Melancon entered with a two-run lead in the ninth and promptly surrendered a single to Jhonny Peralta. But he retired the next three batters in order to secure his 24th save in 28 opportunities.

Mark Melancon records 23rd save Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/26/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon earned his 23rd save Tuesday, walking one batter and striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning to finish off his team's 5-2 win over the Cardinals.

Melancon's save was his first in two weeks, as he blew his only save opportunity during that stretch. With three straight scoreless outings to his credit, the closer owns a 2.15 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 52:9 K:BB ratio in 54 1/3 innings.

Mark Melancon picks up win vs. Braves
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/20/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon earned a win Wednesday, striking out one in a 1-2-3 ninth inning in his team's 3-2 victory over the Braves.

Melancon (2-3) surrendered a run and took a blown save in his previous outing, but he was back on form Wednesday, securing his first win since taking over the closing role in early May. He owns a 2.24 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 50:8 K:BB ratio in 52 1/3 innings.

Mark Melancon picks up another save Tuesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/12/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon picked up another save Tuesday against the Tigers.

Melancon entered the game with a two-run lead, but made things interesting. With one out, Melancon managed to put the tying run on base. With the potential winning run at the plate, he induced a fly out and a ground out to end the game. Melancon picked up his 22nd save. He lowered his ERA to 2.15 with the outing. 

Mark Melancon strikes out side in 21st save
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/8/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon worked a perfect ninth inning Friday, striking out the side to pick up his 21st save in his team's 2-1 victory over the Padres.

Melancon hadn't notched a strikeout in two straight appearances, but he got back on track Friday, throwing 11 of his 16 pitches for strikes. He owns a 2.19 ERA, 0.87 WHIP and 47:7 K:BB ratio in 49 1/3 innings.

 
 
 

 
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DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
8/29/14CIN7:05 pmMike Leake
8/30/14CIN4:05 pmAlfredo Simon
8/31/14CIN1:35 pmJohnny Cueto
9/1/14@ STL2:15 pmLance Lynn
9/2/14@ STL8:15 pmAdam Wainwright
9/3/14@ STL1:45 pmShelby Miller
9/5/14@ CHC2:20 pmTsuyoshi Wada
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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009NYY01 3.861300001 16.11387041010
2010NYY-HOU20 4.222200001 21.119131021822
2011HOU84 2.78710002025 74.1652823522666
2012BOS02 6.204100012 45.0453131831241
2013PIT32 1.39720001621 71.060151111870
2014PIT23 2.11580002428 55.142131322952
Total 1512 3.022770006178 283.124410895181373261
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009NYY13000000000 --- --- ---
2010NYY-HOU22000000000 --- --- ---
2011HOU710000010001.000 --- ---
2012BOS41000000000 --- --- ---
2013PIT72000000000 --- --- ---
2014PIT58000000000 --- --- ---
Total 2770000010001.000 --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009NYYP130514001.000
2010NYY-HOUP220633011.000
2011HOUP7101812510 .944
2012BOSP4101358001.000
2013PITP72018711021.000
2014PITP58013310001.000
Total  277073314113 .986
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2009NYY02611 2.5520003 .21774 14.9 .3001
2010NYY-HOU02119 1.2100002 .23890 11.8 .3631
2011HOU610148 2.2362001 .234309 11.3 .3275
2012BOS15934 1.7601002 .256194 12.0 .4431
2013PIT010139 2.8230006 .223279 8.7 .2645
2014PIT06944 1.5701003 .204218 8.6 .2484
Total 7377195 2.041140017 .2281164 10.5 .31617
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013PIT10 9.82400001 3.25442012
Total 10 9.82400001 3.25442012
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006 A-Staten Ilnd01 3.5270002 7.29730028
2008 AA-Trenton60 1.81190002 49.2321410301247
2008 A-Tampa10 2.84130000 25.1269821620
2008AAA-Scranton-Wb11 2.70120001 20.0117611422
2009AAA-Scranton-Wilkes Barr40 2.89320003 53.0372217361154
2010AAA-Round Rock Express10 0.0030001 4.05000012
2010AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr61 3.70400006 56.0632423533158
2012AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox00 0.832100011 21.2152202327
 
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