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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
52.12-3222.24508
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20140000000055
20130000000072
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Milwaukee 5.002 5.40124
vs LHB 25.000 1.440328
vs RHB 27.100 2.960522
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
08/23/2014James Shields, SP KC
Mark Melancon, RP PIT
Derek Norris, C OAK
Todd Frazier, 3B CIN
Victor Martinez, DH DET
Sean Doolittle, RP OAK
Jesse Hahn, SP SD
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C MIA
Tommy Medica, 1B SD
Jurickson Profar, 2B TEX
Josh Donaldson, 3B OAK
Mark Buehrle, SP TOR
08/22/2014Mark Melancon, RP PIT
Evan Gattis, C ATL
08/22/2014Cody Allen, RP CLE
Mark Melancon, RP PIT
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
7/19COL0001.00001
7/20COL0011.00001
7/27@COL0011.00002
7/29@SF0011.01002
8/3@ARI0100.21110
8/6MIA0001.01000
8/8SD0011.00003
8/12DET0011.02000
8/17@WAS0001.02112
8/20ATL1001.00001
 
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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.

Mark Melancon suffers walkoff loss Sunday vs. Diamondbacks
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/3/14) Pirates pitcher Mark Melancon took a loss Sunday, giving up one earned run on one hit and one walk in two-thirds of an inning in his team's 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Diamondbacks.

Melancon (1-3) surrendered a one-out double in the 10th inning, and the runner advanced to third base on a wild pitch. After walking a batter to set up a double play, the team wasn't able to convert on a ground ball to the shortstop, getting just one out and watching the winning run score. Melancon owns a 2.28 ERA, 0.89 WHIP and 44:7 K:BB ratio in 47 1/3 innings.

Mark Melancon strikes out two in 20th save
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/30/14) Pirates closer Mark Melancon secured his 20th save Tuesday, giving up one hit and striking out two in his team's 3-1 win over the Giants.

Melancon has given up just one run in eight innings in July. He continues to show excellent control, with his last free pass coming on June 13. Melancon owns a 2.12 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 44:6 K:BB ratio in 46 2/3 innings.

 
 
 

 
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DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
8/23/14@ MIL7:10 pmWily Peralta
8/24/14@ MIL2:10 pmMike Fiers
8/25/14STL7:05 pmJohn Lackey
8/26/14STL7:05 pmLance Lynn
8/27/14STL12:35 pmAdam Wainwright
8/29/14CIN7:05 pmMike Leake
8/30/14CIN4:05 pmAlfredo Simon
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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 2.24550002226 52.140131322850
Total 1512 3.052740005976 280.124210895181372259
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009NYY13000000000 --- --- ---
2010NYY-HOU22000000000 --- --- ---
2011HOU710000010001.000 --- ---
2012BOS41000000000 --- --- ---
2013PIT72000000000 --- --- ---
2014PIT55000000000 --- --- ---
Total 2740000010001.000 --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009NYYP130514001.000
2010NYY-HOUP220633011.000
2011HOUP7101812510 .944
2012BOSP4101358001.000
2013PITP72018711021.000
2014PITP55013310001.000
Total  274073314113 .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
2014PIT06740 1.6801003 .204207 8.6 .2504
Total 7375191 2.071140017 .2291153 10.5 .31717
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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