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Scott Diamond

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

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Diamond was a surprise breakout player in 2012 and led Minnesota's rotation, but his low velocity and strikeout rate caught up with him in 2013 and he struggled putting his spot in the 2014 rotation...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 220   DOB: 7/30/1986   BORN: Guelph, ON Canada   COLLEGE: Binghamton   DRAFTED: No  

March 27, 2014  –  Scott Diamond News

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Diamond was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.

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Scott Diamond 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
2008 21 A Rom 9 9 0 52.2 47 18 2 38 11 3 1 0 3.08 1.11
2008 21 A Myr 17 15 0 100.0 95 31 6 85 28 12 2 0 2.79 1.23
2009 22 AA MIS 24 23 0 131.0 152 51 5 111 53 5 10 0 3.50 1.56
2010 23 AA Mis 10 17 0 102.1 113 40 4 90 39 4 6 0 0 0 3.52 1.49
2010 23 AAA Gwi 10 10 1 56.1 53 21 2 33 15 4 1 0 0 0 3.36 1.21
2011 24 AAA Roc 23 23 0 123.0 158 76 11 90 36 4 14 0 0 0 5.56 1.58
2011 24 MAJ MIN 7 7 0 39.0 51 22 3 19 17 1 5 0 0 0 5.08 1.74
2012 25 AAA Roc 6 6 0 34.2 35 10 1 26 7 4 1 0 0 0 2.60 1.23
2012 25 MAJ MIN 27 27 1 173.0 184 68 17 90 31 12 9 0 0 0 3.54 1.24
2013 26 A+ For 6 1 0 5.0 6 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.20 1.20
2013 26 AAA Roc 6 6 1 41.0 33 11 4 19 9 4 0 0 0 0 2.41 1.02
2013 26 MAJ MIN 24 24 0 131.0 163 79 21 52 36 6 13 0 0 0 5.43 1.52
2014 27 AAA Roc 3 3 0 9.0 25 15 0 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 15.00 3.56
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Scott Diamond
3-Year Averages MAJ   19 19 0 114.3 132 56 13 53 28 6 9 0 0 0 4.41 1.40

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Scott Diamond Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
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0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

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Scott Diamond Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013155191144728.310
2012191296531036.291
2011394710211.323

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013421332511927213.304
2012523612513129211.268
2011142151041702.315

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201371.021002520156.211.66
201295.36504914113.401.13
201117.70308514.581.70

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201360.0430271664.501.35
201277.7640411763.711.38
201121.3120111225.481.78
Scott Diamond 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
2008 21 A Rom 9 9 52.2 6.55 1.90 3.45 0.34 71.4% 3.08 2.87 .292
2008 21 A Myr 17 15 100.0 7.65 2.52 3.04 0.54 78.6% 2.79 3.12 .311
2009 22 AA MIS 24 23 131.0 7.63 3.64 2.09 0.34 77% 3.50 3.26 .363
2010 23 AA Mis 10 17 102.1 7.93 3.44 2.31 0.35 75.7% 3.52 3.15 .355
2010 23 AAA Gwi 10 10 56.1 5.29 2.41 2.20 0.32 71.2% 3.36 3.34 .289
2011 24 AAA Roc 23 23 123.0 6.59 2.63 2.50 0.80 64.5% 5.56 3.80 .364
2011 24 MAJ MIN 7 7 39.0 4.38 3.92 1.12 0.69 1.31 70.8% 88.9 MPH 5.08 4.53 .345
2012 25 AAA Roc 6 6 34.2 6.84 1.84 3.71 0.26 78% 2.60 2.76 .326
2012 25 MAJ MIN 27 27 173.0 4.68 1.61 2.90 0.88 1.95 74.2% 89.4 MPH 3.54 4.04 .296
2013 26 A+ For 6 1 5.0 5.40 0.00 0.00 1.80 40% 7.20 4.60 .311
2013 26 AAA Roc 6 6 41.0 4.17 1.98 2.11 0.88 81.6% 2.41 4.20 .231
2013 26 MAJ MIN 24 24 131.0 3.57 2.47 1.44 1.44 1.52 67.4% 88.6 MPH 5.43 5.34 .309
2014 27 AAA Roc 3 3 9.0 7.00 7.00 1.00 0.00 53.1% 15.00 3.98 .576
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Scott Diamond
3-Year Averages MAJ   19 19 114.3 4.17 2.20 1.89 1.02 70.7% 4.41 4.49 .306

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2014 Stat Review for Scott Diamond    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.00 K/9
WEAK
7.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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15.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
3.56 WHIP
TERRIBLE
3.98 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.576 BABIP
HIGH
53.1% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Scott Diamond (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Robinson Cano SEA 5 3 2 4 3 0 0 .600 2.200 2.950
Josh Reddick OAK 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 .500 1.750 2.350
Ryan Braun MIL 6 4 1 3 0 1 0 .667 1.500 2.167
Adam Jones BAL 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 .600 1.400 2.067
Mark Reynolds MIL 5 3 1 4 1 0 0 .600 1.400 2.067
Lorenzo Cain KC 8 6 0 4 2 0 0 .750 1.125 1.925
Nick Markakis BAL 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 .800 1.000 1.833
Jonathan Lucroy MIL 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 .500 1.000 1.600
Nick Swisher CLE 9 5 1 3 0 0 0 .556 1.000 1.556
Rajai Davis DET 8 4 1 4 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500

Best Matchups for Scott Diamond (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Gerald Laird ATL 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Andy Dirks DET 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Coco Crisp OAK 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Shane Victorino BOS 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Kurt Suzuki MIN 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Alberto Callaspo OAK 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Raul Ibanez ANA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Heisey CIN 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Stewart PIT 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000
Mike Aviles CLE 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Scott Diamond: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Diamond has been put on waivers as the Twins attempt to send him to Triple-A Rochester, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Diamond threw three scoreless innings with a strikeout and no walks in Tuesday's spring training win over Baltimore to stay in contention for a spot in the bullpen or the fifth starter role, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He has a 5.29 ERA with a 13:10 K:BB ratio in 17 innings this spring.

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Diamond gave up three runs on five hits with three walks over 4.1 innings in Thursday's spring training loss to Tampa Bay. His spring ERA rose to 5.79.

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Diamond gave up three runs (two earned) over 3.2 innings with six strikeouts and three walks in Saturday's spring training tie with the Mets.

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Diamond appears to be behind Samuel Deduno and Kyle Gibson early in the competition for the fifth starter role, MLB.com reports. He's given up six runs (two earned) over six innings this spring.

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Diamond yielded four runs (two earned) on seven hits and no walks, while tallying three strikeouts in six innings, during the Twins' loss to the Indians on Sunday.

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Diamond will start Minnesota's final game on Sunday against Cleveland, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Diamond was about the only thing to go right for the Minnesota rotation last season as the former Rule 5 pick had a breakout year and won 12 games with a 3.54 ERA. Diamond has mediocre velocity (89.3 mph average fastball) which results in low strikeout rates (4.7 K/9), but he is good at inducing groundballs (53.4 percent of batted balls) and has sterling control. With a low strikeout rate, he will need to keep the ball on the ground and continue to avoid free passes. He had the lowest walk rate of his career last season, and needs to keep that up to repeat his success. He enters 2013 at the top of Minnesota's rotation.

2012

Even though he struggled at Triple-A last season, Diamond was called up to the majors and had seven starts late in the season when the Minnesota rotation was ravaged with injuries. Even though he has mediocre velocity, he'd been quietly productive in Atlanta's organization, with strong groundball rates (1.77 GB/FB rate in 2010). The Twins acquired him in a trade and he began the season in the Triple-A Rochester rotation, but he had a 5.56 ERA with a lackluster 6.59 K/9IP. He did have good control and a 1.31 GB/FB. He predictably struggled in the majors, with a 5.08 ERA and poor 19:17 K:BB ratio in 39 innings. He'll enter spring training with a shot to win a job in the bullpen, but he more likely adds depth at Triple-A all season. If he gets a chance, there's little in his skill set to entice fantasy owners.

2011

Diamond hasn't had a high profile because he has mediocre velocity, but he's been quietly productive with strong ground-ball rates (1.77 GO/AO rate in 2010). A Rule 5 pick from Atlanta, the Twins later acquired his rights in a trade and he'll begin the season at Triple-A. He could be a factor in middle relief in the majors this summer.