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Mat Latos

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

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Latos turned into exactly the workhorse at the top of the rotation that the Reds expected when they boldly traded for him in the winter of 2011. Given the travails of Yonder Alonso and Yasmani Grandal...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  5/4/2014
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 244   DOB: 12/9/1987
BORN: Alexandria, VA   COLLEGE: Broward (FL) CC  DRAFTED: 11th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mat Latos Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $11.5 million deal with the Reds in February of 2013.

April 13, 2014  –  Mat Latos News

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Latos' (elbow) MRI revealed a flexor mass strain in his forearm, but his UCL is strong, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Mat Latos 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
2007 19 A Eug 16 13 0 56.3 58 24 1 74 22 1 4 0 3.83 1.42
2008 20 A For 7 5 0 24.2 24 9 3 23 8 0 3 0 3.28 1.32
2008 20 A Eug 3 3 0 17.1 13 2 1 23 3 2 0 0 1.04 0.94
2008 20 A AZL 5 3 0 14.0 12 5 0 23 2 1 0 0 3.21 1.00
2009 21 A For 4 2 0 25.3 10 1 1 27 3 3 0 0 0.36 0.51
2009 21 AA SAN 9 9 0 47.0 32 10 0 46 9 5 1 0 1.91 0.87
2009 21 MAJ SDG 10 10 0 50.7 43 26 7 39 23 4 5 0 4.62 1.30
2010 22 MAJ SD 31 31 1 184.7 150 60 16 189 50 14 10 0 0 0 2.92 1.08
2011 23 MAJ SD 31 31 0 194.3 168 75 16 185 62 9 14 0 0 0 3.47 1.18
2012 24 MAJ CIN 33 33 0 209.3 179 81 25 185 64 14 4 0 0 0 3.48 1.16
2013 25 MAJ CIN 32 32 0 210.7 197 74 14 187 58 14 7 0 0 0 3.16 1.21
2014 26 AA Pen 1 1 0 4.0 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 2.25
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mat Latos
3-Year Averages MAJ   32 32 0 204.8 181 76 18 185 61 12 8 0 0 0 3.34 1.18
Career  (View All) MAJ   137 137 1 849.7 737 316 78 785 257 55 40 0 3.35 1.17

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Mat Latos 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
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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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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

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Mat Latos Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20134098129922148.247
201243187339924414.252
2011420100281001777.258

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013472106291051636.246
201242798318017011.208
20113798534681129.204

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201394.3920842882.771.12
2012124.78309836183.181.12
201191.7570912683.241.15

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2013116.35501033063.481.28
201284.7610872873.931.22
2011102.7470943683.681.22
Mat Latos 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
2007 19 A Eug 16 13 56.3 11.82 3.51 3.36 0.16 70.9% 3.83 2.19 .402
2008 20 A For 7 5 24.2 8.55 2.98 2.88 1.12 79.3% 3.28 3.90 .317
2008 20 A Eug 3 3 17.1 12.11 1.58 7.67 0.53 93.3% 1.04 1.80 .322
2008 20 A AZL 5 3 14.0 14.79 1.29 11.50 0.00 64.3% 3.21 .34 .421
2009 21 A For 4 2 25.3 9.59 1.07 9.00 0.36 100% 0.36 1.94 .168
2009 21 AA SAN 9 9 47.0 8.81 1.72 5.11 0.00 75.6% 1.91 1.88 .270
2009 21 MAJ SDG 10 10 50.7 6.93 4.09 1.70 1.24 0.88 67.8% 94.2 MPH 4.62 4.86 .257
2010 22 MAJ SD 31 31 184.7 9.21 2.44 3.78 0.78 1.21 76.1% 93.8 MPH 2.92 3.12 .288
2011 23 MAJ SD 31 31 194.3 8.57 2.87 2.98 0.74 1.05 72.4% 92.8 MPH 3.47 3.34 .295
2012 24 MAJ CIN 33 33 209.3 7.95 2.75 2.89 1.07 1.31 74.3% 92.7 MPH 3.48 3.96 .275
2013 25 MAJ CIN 32 32 210.7 7.99 2.48 3.22 0.60 1.46 75.1% 92.6 MPH 3.16 3.26 .310
2014 26 AA Pen 1 1 4.0 6.75 4.50 1.50 2.25 75% 6.75 7.20 .420
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mat Latos
3-Year Averages MAJ   32 32 204.8 8.13 2.68 3.03 0.79 74.1% 3.34 3.43 .293
Career MAJ   137 137 849.7 8.32 2.72 3.05 0.83 74% 3.35 3.48 .290

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2014 Stat Review for Mat Latos    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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1.50 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.75 K/9
WEAK
4.50 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
2.3 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.75 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.25 WHIP
TERRIBLE
7.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.420 BABIP
HIGH
75.0% Strand Rate
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Worst Matchups for Mat Latos (by OPS against, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Carlos Gomez MIL 15 8 2 7 0 2 0 .533 1.133 1.667
Freddie Freeman ATL 12 7 0 6 0 2 0 .583 .833 1.417
Justin Upton ATL 14 6 1 2 3 4 1 .429 .786 1.315
Jose Tabata PIT 13 4 2 2 2 1 0 .308 .846 1.284
Jean Segura MIL 14 7 1 1 1 2 1 .500 .714 1.248
Chris Johnson ATL 17 7 1 3 2 5 0 .412 .765 1.238
Carlos Beltran NY-A 21 7 3 4 3 2 0 .333 .810 1.226
Jimmy Rollins PHI 11 5 0 0 2 2 1 .455 .636 1.175
James Loney TB 20 7 2 4 1 4 1 .350 .750 1.131
Shane Victorino BOS 10 3 1 2 2 2 1 .300 .700 1.117

Best Matchups for Mat Latos (by OPS against, min 10 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Angel Pagan SF 15 2 0 0 0 3 0 .133 .133 .267
Corey Hart SEA 15 1 0 0 1 5 0 .067 .133 .258
Martin Maldonado MIL 10 1 0 0 0 3 0 .100 .100 .200
Jordan Pacheco COL 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 .100 .100 .200
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 10 1 0 0 0 4 0 .100 .100 .200
Nyjer Morgan CLE 11 1 0 0 0 1 0 .091 .091 .182
Mark Ellis STL 11 1 0 1 0 2 0 .091 .091 .182
John Buck SEA 11 1 0 0 0 5 0 .091 .091 .182
Darwin Barney CHI-N 15 1 0 0 0 4 0 .067 .067 .133
Raul Ibanez ANA 11 0 0 0 1 4 0 .000 .000 .083

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Mat Latos: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Latos (elbow) had an MRI on his right elbow Saturday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer's C. Trent Rosecrans.

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Latos (flexor tendon soreness) was going to be activated Monday, but that clearly won't happen now, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "There was still a little tenderness in the flexor mass," trainer Paul Lessard said. "It's back to more treatment, instead of pitching. We were hoping if the bullpen went well today that maybe he could pitch on Sunday or Monday. That doesn't look reasonable right now. We've got to take some time and get him stronger and less painful, hopefully pain-free."

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Latos (knee, elbow) felt some tenderness in his flexor mass during a bullpen session Friday, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Latos (knee, elbow) will throw a bullpen session Friday, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Latos (knee) was scratched from his scheduled rehab start for Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday due to right elbow irritation, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Latos' (knee) scheduled rehab start Tuesday at Triple-A Louisville has been pushed back for an unknown reason, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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2013

Latos failed to become the staff ace that the Reds hoped he would when they traded for him last December, but that's only because Johnny Cueto was better. After a rough April (5.97 ERA), Latos stabilized to provide exactly what the Reds wanted from him. As expected, he gave up more homers due to the change in ballparks (18 of his 25 homers allowed were in Great American Ballpark, though it's worth noting his home ERA was 3.18, compared to 3.93 on the road), including one game where he allowed five solo shots and still got the win. But even in that department, 17 of those homers allowed occurred over the first half of the season (soul-crushing homers in the playoffs don't count for this exercise). Expect more of the same this season, including possibly a rough April (his career April ERA is 5.73).

2012

After enjoying a career year in 2010, Latos appeared to take a significant step back in 2011. Virtually all of his numbers, ranging form ERA to K/BB to swinging-strike percentage, took a hit. However, if you look at his monthly splits, you'll notice that the overall totals are skewed by a poor start to the season in which Latos was suffering from both velocity and control issues as well as recovering from a sore shoulder in spring training. He made steady improvements and by midseason, had righted the ship, posting a 2.87 ERA with a 3.83 K/BB ratio after the All-Star break, all while holding the opposition to a .205 BAA. Traded to the Reds in December, Latos will now pitch half of his games at hitter-friendly Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, but his strong peripherals should help him retain most of his value despite an expected uptick in his home-run rate.

2011

In his first full season in the majors, Latos took the National League by storm racking up 14 wins, 189 strikeouts, a 2.92 ERA, and an outstanding 1.083 WHIP. He kept his walk rate down (2.4 BB/9IP) and used a fastball/slider combination that kept hitters off balance. Of course, pitching in PETCO Park also helped. Going into 2011, the biggest concern will be how his body handles the 60-plus innings increase he made from 2009 to 2010. Assuming he can stay healthy, expect an adjustment period as he won't be sneaking up on anyone this time around. Still, his skill set and home park are a great foundation for any young pitcher.

2010

An ankle injury kept him off the mound in April, but Latos hit the ground running thereafter, dominating Double-A and impressing in the Futures Game. His cup of coffee with the Padres was less impressive and showed that he needs work on his secondary pitches. He's in a great spot for a young pitcher and has both the scouting and stats imprimaturs. Look for him to be a league-average starter this season and get better from there as his breaking ball and changeup improve.

2009

Latos, considered by many in the San Diego organization to be their future closer, started the season at Low-A Fort Wayne after staying behind at extended spring training due to shoulder soreness. He then suffered a rib cage injury and when recovered, he was assigned to the Arizona Rookie League where he aggravated an intercostal strain. He finished the season at short-season Eugene (also Low-A). Between his early season shoulder woes and recurring intercostal strain, Latos only threw 56 innings combined over the three levels, starting in 11-of-15 appearances to build up arm strength. While Latos is still viewed as the bullpen stopper, his development was curtailed a bit by the 2008 injuries, so he is going to have to show he is durable enough to handle the role, probably by beginning the season at Double-A Portland. It is encouraging that Latos' arm remained healthy, but the lingering nature of his intercostal strain is a concern.