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Jason Motte

35-Year-Old Pitcher – Atlanta Braves

2017 Stats

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1-0

ERA

3.54

WHIP

1.18

K

27

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Like much of the Rockies' bullpen, Motte was hot and cold in 2016. The veteran reliever missed much of the first two months of the season with a shoulder injury, but he came out of the gate hot with a...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 225   DOB: 6/22/1982   BORN: Port Huron, MI   COLLEGE: Iona   DRAFTED: 19th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor-league contract with the Braves in April of 2017.

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Motte (oblique) was activated from the 10-day DL prior to Friday's game against the Mets, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Jason Motte Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 22 AAA MEM 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2005 23 AA SPR 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2006 24 AA SPR 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2006 24 AAA MEM 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2007 25 A PAL 9 0 0 10.0 7 1 0 6 1 1 0 3 0.90 0.80
2007 25 AA SPR 45 0 0 49.0 36 12 3 63 22 3 3 8 2.20 1.18
2008 26 AAA MEM 63 0 0 66.7 64 24 6 110 26 4 3 9 3.24 1.35
2008 26 MAJ STL 12 0 0 11.0 5 1 0 16 3 0 0 1 0.82 0.73
2009 27 MAJ STL 69 0 0 56.7 57 30 10 54 23 4 4 0 4.76 1.41
2010 28 AAA MEM 2 0 0 2.2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 1.36
2010 28 MAJ STL 56 0 0 52.3 41 13 5 54 18 4 2 2 1 12 2.24 1.13
2011 29 MAJ STL 78 0 0 68.0 49 17 2 63 16 5 2 9 4 18 2.25 0.96
2012 30 MAJ STL 67 0 0 72.0 49 22 9 86 17 4 5 42 7 0 2.75 0.92
2014 32 AA SPR 5 0 0 4.2 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.48
2014 32 AAA MEM 2 0 0 3.0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
2014 32 MAJ STL 29 0 0 25.0 29 13 7 17 9 1 0 0 0 1 4.68 1.52
2015 33 MAJ CHC 57 0 0 48.3 48 21 4 34 11 8 1 6 1 9 3.91 1.22
2016 34 AAA ALB 6 0 0 5.2 3 2 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.18 1.15
2016 34 MAJ COL 30 0 0 23.7 28 13 6 24 8 0 1 0 0 6 4.94 1.52
2017 35 A ROM 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2017 35 AAA GWI 1 0 0 7.1 5 1 0 7 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.23 0.85
2017 35 MAJ ATL 46 0 0 40.7 28 16 6 27 20 1 0 0 3 5 3.54 1.18
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3-Year Averages     38 0 0 32.3 35 15 5 25 9 3 0 2 0 5 4.18 1.36
Career  (View All)     444 0 0 397.7 334 146 49 375 125 27 15 60 3.30 1.15

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Jason Motte Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Oct. 1 @Mia 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.54 1.18
Sep. 27 @NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.60 1.20
Sep. 25 @NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.18
Sep. 19 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.79 1.21
Sep. 16 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.89 1.22
Aug. 31 @ChC 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.00 1.25
Aug. 27 Col 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.60 1.23
Aug. 26 Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.67 1.22
Aug. 23 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.78 1.20
Aug. 19 Cin 1.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.90 1.21
Aug. 17 @Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.45 1.18
Aug. 14 @Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.56 1.15
Aug. 11 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.13
Aug. 6 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.81 1.13
Aug. 5 Mia 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.95 1.17
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
3.7 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.82
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.7 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.64
Last 60 Games (Team)
15 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
14.3 7 5 5 1 11 8 1 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.14 1.26

Jason Motte Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201759589102.188
20165012413402.295
20157511520213.294

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017107221219704.204
20165912415614.278
201513123628711.233

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201724.3000181234.071.19
201613.000013458.312.00
201526.030318344.851.19

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201716.31009832.761.16
201610.701011410.840.94
201522.351316802.821.25
Jason Motte vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jason Motte Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 22 AAA MEM 3 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2005 23 AA SPR 1 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2006 24 AA SPR 1 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2006 24 AAA MEM 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2007 25 A PAL 9 0 10.0 5.40 0.90 6.00 0.00 87.5% 0.90 2.30 .240
2007 25 AA SPR 45 0 49.0 11.57 4.04 2.86 0.55 83.6% 2.20 2.96 .305
2008 26 AAA MEM 63 0 66.7 14.85 3.51 4.23 0.81 78.6% 3.24 2.28 .426
2008 26 MAJ STL 12 0 11.0 13.09 2.45 5.33 0.00 0.89 87.5% 96.6 MPH 0.82 1.14 .250
2009 27 MAJ STL 69 0 56.7 8.58 3.65 2.35 1.59 0.88 71.4% 95.8 MPH 4.76 4.85 .308
2010 28 AAA MEM 2 0 2.2 8.18 4.09 2.00 0.00 66.7% 3.38 2.75 .322
2010 28 MAJ STL 56 0 52.3 9.29 3.10 3.00 0.86 0.91 85.2% 95.9 MPH 2.24 3.41 .278
2011 29 MAJ STL 78 0 68.0 8.34 2.12 3.94 0.26 1.21 76.2% 96.1 MPH 2.25 2.66 .267
2012 30 MAJ STL 67 0 72.0 10.75 2.13 5.06 1.13 1.01 77.2% 96.8 MPH 2.75 3.23 .255
2014 32 AA SPR 5 0 4.2 6.43 2.14 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.49 .102
2014 32 AAA MEM 2 0 3.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.87 .236
2014 32 MAJ STL 29 0 25.0 6.12 3.24 1.89 2.52 1.00 80.6% 93.9 MPH 4.68 6.56 .291
2015 33 MAJ CHC 57 0 48.3 6.33 2.05 3.09 0.74 0.67 69.1% 95.0 MPH 3.91 3.68 .301
2016 34 AAA ALB 6 0 5.2 8.65 5.19 1.67 1.73 80% 3.18 5.51 .171
2016 34 MAJ COL 30 0 23.7 9.13 3.04 3.00 2.28 1.33 76.7% 93.5 MPH 4.94 5.74 .340
2017 35 A ROM 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2017 35 AAA GWI 1 0 7.1 8.87 1.27 7.00 0.00 83.3% 1.23 1.65 .277
2017 35 MAJ ATL 46 0 40.7 5.98 4.43 1.35 1.33 1.33 76.2% 93.3 MPH 3.54 5.49 .201
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3-Year Averages     38 0 32.3 6.96 2.51 2.78 1.39 74.4% 4.18 4.50 .312
Career     444 0 397.7 8.49 2.83 3.00 1.11 76.3% 3.30 3.89 .276

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Jason Motte Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 48.3 0 4 0 0 26 0 0 0
2016 P 23.7 2 3 2 0 13 2 0 0
2017 P 40.7 3 8 3 0 24 2 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P -1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2017 P -1 0 0 0 3 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Jason Motte    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

1.35 K/BB
TERRIBLE
5.98 K/9
TERRIBLE
4.43 BB/9
POOR
93.3 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.3 HR/9
WEAK
1.33 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.54 ERA
WEAK
1.18 WHIP
GOOD
5.49 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.201 BABIP
LOW
76.2% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Jason Motte: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Motte landed on the 10-day disabled list Friday due to a right oblique strain.

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Motte (back) was reinstated from the 10-day DL on Friday.

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Motte (back) could return to the Braves on Friday, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan reports.

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Motte (back) began a rehab assignment Saturday at High-A Rome, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

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Motte (back) was put on the 10-day DL prior to Friday's game against the Diamondbacks.

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Motte suffered a back strain when he was warming up in the bullpen Sunday, but the injury is not believed to be serious, David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Motte has allowed six runs on five hits over his last two appearances (one inning).

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Motte (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth inning and was the pitcher of record when Atlanta took the lead in Monday's win over Washington.

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Motte hasn't allowed a run in 12 straight appearances (11 innings).

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Motte signed a minor-league contract with the Braves on Sunday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The old Jason Motte doesn't look like he's coming back. Tommy John surgery kept him on the shelf for all of 2013 and much of 2014, and when he returned, the high strikeout rate was gone. In 2012, Motte struck out 10.8 batters per nine innings, but after the surgery that number has fallen to 6.3, and he's lost a few ticks on his fastball as well. True, he saved six games last year as the occasional closer, but that's a far cry from the 42 he had for the Cardinals in 2012. A shoulder injury kept him out of action during the last six weeks of the season as well as the entirety of the postseason, but that didn't stop the Rockies from handing him a two-year pact for $10 million. Colorado will hope that Motte returns to form, but don't bet on it. With Jake McGee on board, Motte should work out of the eighth inning most nights.

2015

One of the more popular sleeper picks last offseason, Motte failed to return to his form from 2012 when he was one of the best ninth-inning options in the National League. Motte made his return in late May and was serviceable for most of the season outside of a few multi-run blowups. He missed most of August with a back injury before pitching sparingly in September and not at all in October. Perhaps the most telling was his 17 strikeouts in 25 innings, easily the worst strikeout rate of his career, almost 10 percentage points off his career mark. Motte signed a one-year deal with the Cubs in December, for whom he could quickly become an option to replace Hector Rondon if he can find his pre-surgery form.

2014

Motte didn't pitch in 2013 as he tore an elbow ligament in spring training and underwent Tommy John surgery in May. The 31-year-old was one of the game's top closers in 2012, but will likely go into a setup role with Trevor Rosenthal positioned as the team's closer heading into 2014. Motte will also join Kevin Siegrist and possibly Carlos Martinez in a bullpen that projects to miss a ton of bats. Motte struck out 86 batters in 72 innings during his 2012 campaign and the Cardinals are hoping he can return to his old form as he gets further away from surgery.

2013

It took the Cardinals a long time in 2011 to realize they had a great closer on their roster, and in 2012, Motte rewarded them with another outstanding season, saving 42 games and winning four more. Motte's K/BB ratio continues to skyrocket as well, all the way up to an elite 5.06 last year. The only blip: nine home runs allowed in 72 innings. If Motte can take care of the long ball, he could be the best closer in the National League.

2012

Despite pitching in a dominating fashion all season, Motte didn't get a chance to close for the Cardinals until Fernando Salas blew two save opportunities in August. It helped that Motte was in the midst of going more than 10 weeks (33 appearances) without giving up an earned run. One bad week in September pushed his ERA over 2.00 for the year, but ultimately he was the best pitcher in the St. Louis bullpen and improved all of his numbers - most notably his now-elite K:BB and home-run rates - from his strong 2010 campaign. Now that the closer job is his going into the spring, expect to pay heavily. If the last two years are any indication, he'll be worth it.

2011

Motte was the closer for all of one day in 2009, but he recovered from his Opening Day meltdown to post serviceable numbers as a rookie. In 2010, he took a huge step up, and it's clear he's next in line to close should Ryan Franklin falter, perhaps as early as this season. Motte retired 32 batters in a row at one point last year, and his 54:18 K:BB ratio helped him earn two saves and 12 holds. He missed three weeks with a shoulder injury in August, but after coming back, he didn't give up a run the rest of the season.

2010

The Cardinals' 2009 Opening Day closer imploded in the first game and never got a real chance to close again, though that probably had more to do with the emergence of Ryan Franklin than Motte's skills. Motte struck out nearly a batter per inning, but he ultimately gave up too many baserunners to be counted on in key situations. After getting 14 holds in his first 35 appearances, he had just one in his last 34 appearances. Depending on how things unfold with Franklin in the closer's role, Motte could be limited to a setup spot this season.

2009

Motte was phenomenal in a brief stint with the Cardinals in 2008, striking out 16 and giving up just five hits in 11 innings. He was even better in the minors in 2008 (check out that strikeout rate), and he'll compete with Chris Perez for the closer's role this year. Don't forget his name on draft day.