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Michael Tonkin

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

3.00

WHIP

1.33

K

2

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Tonkin is a late bloomer who came on strong in the minors the past three seasons with outstanding strikeout rates and a mid-90s fastball. He began last season in Double-A, but aced his second trip to ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 220   DOB: 11/19/1989   BORN: Glendale, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 30th Rd   

April 11, 2014  –  Michael Tonkin News

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Tonkin will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, LaVelle Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Michael Tonkin 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
2010 20 R Eli 9 0 0 22.1 15 2 0 20 4 1 0 1 0 0 0.81 0.86
2010 20 A Bel 9 12 0 65.0 74 31 7 40 18 3 6 0 0 0 4.29 1.42
2011 21 A Bel 48 3 0 76.2 82 33 3 69 24 4 3 2 0 0 3.87 1.39
2012 22 A+ For 22 0 0 30.1 24 10 2 44 11 1 1 6 0 0 2.97 1.16
2012 22 A Bel 22 0 0 39.0 29 6 1 53 9 3 0 6 0 0 1.38 0.97
2013 23 AA New 30 0 0 24.1 21 6 0 30 8 1 2 7 0 0 2.22 1.20
2013 23 AAA Roc 30 0 0 32.2 33 16 3 36 8 1 2 14 0 0 4.41 1.27
2013 23 MAJ MIN 9 0 0 11.3 9 1 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.79 1.06
2014 24 AAA Roc 3 0 0 4.2 3 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.71
2014 24 MAJ MIN 3 0 0 3.0 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
3-Year Averages MAJ   9 0 0 11.3 9 1 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.79 1.06

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Michael Tonkin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days 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
Apr. 15 Tor 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
Apr. 12 KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Apr. 2 @CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
2.0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
3.0 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
Last 60 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
3.0 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.00 1.33

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Michael Tonkin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201328634200.160

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201319405100.263

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20136.70006201.350.90

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20134.70004100.001.29
Michael Tonkin 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
2010 20 R Eli 9 0 22.1 8.14 1.63 5.00 0.00 89.5% 0.81 2.48 .262
2010 20 A Bel 9 12 65.0 5.54 2.49 2.22 0.97 71.8% 4.29 4.57 .319
2011 21 A Bel 48 3 76.2 8.15 2.83 2.88 0.35 70.9% 3.87 3.16 .351
2012 22 A+ For 22 0 30.1 13.16 3.29 4.00 0.60 75.8% 2.97 2.44 .350
2012 22 A Bel 22 0 39.0 12.23 2.08 5.89 0.23 86.5% 1.38 1.58 .329
2013 23 AA New 30 0 24.1 11.20 2.99 3.75 0.00 79.3% 2.22 2.08 .356
2013 23 AAA Roc 30 0 32.2 10.06 2.24 4.50 0.84 65.8% 4.41 3.01 .354
2013 23 MAJ MIN 9 0 11.3 7.94 2.38 3.33 0.00 1.25 91.7% 94.4 MPH 0.79 2.23 .291
2014 24 AAA Roc 3 0 4.2 10.71 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 .82 .305
2014 24 MAJ MIN 3 0 3.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.33 75% 92.6 MPH 3.00 1.87 .382
3-Year Averages MAJ   9 0 11.3 7.94 2.38 3.33 0.00 91.7% 0.79 2.23 .291

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2014 Stat Review for Michael Tonkin    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.00 K/9
POOR
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
92.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
2.33 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.00 ERA
AVERAGE
1.33 WHIP
POOR
1.87 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.382 BABIP
HIGH
75.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Worst Matchups for Michael Tonkin (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Brandon Moss OAK 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Alex Gordon KC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Alexei Ramirez CHI-A 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Dioner Navarro TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Austin Jackson DET 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Ryan Goins TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Miguel Cabrera DET 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Carlos Santana CLE 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 .500 1.000 1.500
Seth Smith SD 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000
Prince Fielder TEX 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000

Best Matchups for Michael Tonkin (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Yunel Escobar TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Melky Cabrera TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Daric Barton OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Billy Butler KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Nate Freiman OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Avisail Garcia CHI-A 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Conor Gillaspie CHI-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Kelly Johnson NY-A 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Don Kelly DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brett Lawrie TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Michael Tonkin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Twins optioned Tonkin to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Tonkin will be called up by the Twins on Monday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Tonkin was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.

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Tonkin has thrown six scoreless innings this spring with five strikeouts and is in contention to win a spot in the major league bullpen, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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The Twins have been working with Tonkin to throw his slider more often, MLB.com reports.

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Tonkin was recalled by the Twins following Sunday's game, Brandon Warne of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities reports.

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Tonkin has been optioned back to Triple-A Rochester, according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

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Tonkin was recalled from Triple-A Rochester.

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Tonkin was sent down to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Tonkin was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday, Tyler Mason of FOX Sports North reports.

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