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Danny Hultzen

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Seattle Mariners

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Hultzen missed the 2014 season after undergoing surgery in October 2013 to repair a torn labrum and rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder. The closest he came to throwing in a competitive environment ...

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2015 ADP:  677.69

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STATUS:  7-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  5/1/2015
LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/28/1989
BORN: Bethesda, MD   COLLEGE: Virginia  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Danny Hultzen Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year, $10.6 million major-league contract with the Mariners in August 2011. He receives a $6.35 million signing bonus and is guaranteed $8.5 million.

April 29, 2015  –  Danny Hultzen News

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Hultzen (shoulder) will make his first start of the year for Triple-A Tacoma on Friday, the Seattle Times' Ryan Divish reports.

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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 22 AA JAC 12 13 0 75.1 38 10 2 79 32 8 3 0 0 0 1.19 0.93
2012 22 AAA TAC 12 12 0 48.2 49 32 2 57 43 1 4 0 0 0 5.92 1.91
2013 23 R PEO 1 1 0 5.0 3 1 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.60
2013 23 AAA TAC 1 6 0 30.2 19 7 1 34 7 4 1 0 0 0 2.05 0.86
2015 25 AA JAC 3 3 0 8.0 10 3 0 8 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.38 1.88
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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
2012 22 AA JAC 12 13 75.1 9.47 3.83 2.47 0.24 88.2% 1.19 2.84 .213
2012 22 AAA TAC 12 12 48.2 10.64 8.03 1.33 0.37 66.7% 5.92 4.30 .373
2013 23 R PEO 1 1 5.0 14.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 1.80 0.00 .330
2013 23 AAA TAC 1 6 30.2 10.13 2.09 4.86 0.30 76% 2.05 2.17 .260
2015 25 AA JAC 3 3 8.0 9.00 5.63 1.60 0.00 80% 3.38 3.45 .407
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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Hultzen (shoulder) will stay at extended spring training to build up arm strength before joining Triple-A Tacoma, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Hultzen (shoulder) was among 10 players moved to minor league camp by the Mariners on Sunday, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN in Seattle reports.

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Hultzen (shoulder) will make a relief appearance in Wednesday's Cactus League game, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Hultzen (shoulder) is scheduled to throw his second live batting practice session of the spring Saturday, Ryan Divish of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Hultzen (shoulder) threw 28 pitches in his first live BP session of the spring, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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The Mariners are impressed with how Hultzen looks so far in camp, but are "probably building for 2016, more than anything, with him," according to manager Lloyd McClendon, the Tacoma News Tribune's Bob Dutton reports.

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Hultzen (shoulder) will throw his first bullpen session of the spring Sunday, MLB.com reports.

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2015

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2014

Hultzen will miss the 2014 season after undergoing surgery in October to repair a torn labrum and rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder. He was limited to 35.2 innings in 2013, but impressed at Triple-A Tacoma over six starts before getting injured. While he's still a good prospect, Hultzen has lost a bit of his luster in the wake of a serious shoulder injury. At best, he'll show up in Seattle in the summer of 2015 if he proves healthy and effective once more after the procedure.

2013

Hultzen's ascent to the majors did not go as quickly as most probably expected. The Mariners had no reason to push the 2012 second overall draft pick, though, and it turned out he needed a bit more seasoning than the conventional wisdom predicted. He mowed through Double-A Jackson with a 1.19 ERA and a 2.5 K/BB, but control issues cropped up when he arrived at Triple-A Tacoma after a midseason promotion - 43 walks in 48.2 innings. If he proves those walks were a fluke, he could land a rotation spot this spring as his mid-90s fastball allowed him to post a strong strikeout rate last season. Watch the situation closely in spring, and be ready to move if he lands a job because despite the Triple-A walks, his upside is still quite high.

2012

The second-overall pick in the 2011 draft, Hultzen was one of the top college pitchers in nation last year at Virginia. The 6-foot-2 left-hander has excellent command and features two plus pitches with his changeup and fastball, which sits in the 93-95 mph range, and also throws a slider. Hultzen signed late, so his only professional experience came in the Arizona Fall League where he posted a 1.40 ERA in six starts with an 18:5 K:BB in 19.1 innings. Nevertheless, Hultzen goes to spring training with a shot at making the big-league club. It would surprise if he earned a rotation spot this early, though scouts say he's already major-league ready. He'll likely get some minor league seasoning before getting the call this summer. Keep an eye on his progress as he makes for a nice sleeper.