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Luke Putkonen

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

13.50

WHIP

1.50

K

0

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

For the second straight year, Putkonen split time between Triple-A Toledo and Detroit. The 27-year-old picher was deployed out of the bullpen in a middle-relief role at both stops. He was stellar for ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 217   DOB: 5/10/1986   BORN: Wheaton, IL   COLLEGE: North Carolina   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Putkonen, the Tigers' third round pick in 2007, signed a contract in July 2007.

March 11, 2014  –  Luke Putkonen News

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Putkonen has been lights-out this spring, throwing six shutout innings while striking out nine and walking none.

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Luke Putkonen 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 21 R GCL 3 3 0 8.7 8 4 0 9 0 0 1 0 4.15 0.92
2008 22 A One 6 6 0 24.2 24 10 1 17 8 2 1 0 3.65 1.32
2009 23 A Wes 28 28 0 149.3 148 52 3 115 47 7 8 0 3.14 1.31
2010 24 A+ Lak 27 26 0 152.2 143 54 8 87 44 9 6 0 0 0 3.18 1.23
2011 25 A+ Lak 18 8 0 65.0 77 40 10 52 18 2 6 0 0 0 5.54 1.46
2011 25 AA Eri 18 11 0 52.1 68 44 8 23 22 1 7 0 0 0 7.57 1.73
2012 26 AAA Tol 24 2 0 57.1 68 31 3 46 20 3 3 0 0 0 4.87 1.54
2012 26 MAJ DET 12 0 0 16.0 19 7 0 10 8 0 2 1 1 0 3.94 1.69
2013 27 AAA Tol 20 1 0 37.2 25 8 0 38 13 2 0 1 0 0 1.91 1.02
2013 27 MAJ DET 30 0 0 29.7 30 10 4 28 9 1 3 0 0 1 3.03 1.31
2014 28 MAJ DET 1 0 0 .7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.50 1.50
3-Year Averages MAJ   21 0 0 22.8 24 8 2 19 8 0 2 0 0 0 3.15 1.40

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Luke Putkonen 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
Apr. 11 @SD 0.7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 13.50 1.50
Last 14 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
0.7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 1.50
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
0.7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 1.50
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
0.7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 1.50

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Luke Putkonen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20135518313000.260
2012382411310.333

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20137210617004.262
201234848100.267

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201313.700011121.981.10
20125.70006301.591.76

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201316.013017823.941.50
201210.30214505.231.65
Luke Putkonen 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 21 R GCL 3 3 8.7 9.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 4.15 1.12 .341
2008 22 A One 6 6 24.2 6.32 2.98 2.13 0.37 71% 3.65 3.32 .310
2009 23 A Wes 28 28 149.3 6.93 2.83 2.45 0.18 74.5% 3.14 2.87 .321
2010 24 A+ Lak 27 26 152.2 5.14 2.60 1.98 0.47 74.3% 3.18 3.73 .283
2011 25 A+ Lak 18 8 65.0 7.20 2.49 2.89 1.38 64.7% 5.54 4.57 .338
2011 25 AA Eri 18 11 52.1 3.97 3.80 1.05 1.38 56.1% 7.57 5.70 .326
2012 26 AAA Tol 24 2 57.1 7.25 3.15 2.30 0.47 67.1% 4.87 3.38 .361
2012 26 MAJ DET 12 0 16.0 5.63 4.50 1.25 0.00 1.75 74.1% 94.5 MPH 3.94 3.45 .351
2013 27 AAA Tol 20 1 37.2 9.19 3.15 2.92 0.00 78.9% 1.91 2.21 .272
2013 27 MAJ DET 30 0 29.7 8.49 2.73 3.11 1.21 1.73 82.9% 94.1 MPH 3.03 3.98 .318
2014 28 MAJ DET 1 0 .7 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 92.3 MPH 13.50 3.20 .347
3-Year Averages MAJ   21 0 22.8 7.49 3.15 2.38 0.79 80% 3.15 3.73 .326

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2014 Stat Review for Luke Putkonen    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
0.00 K/9
TERRIBLE
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
92.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
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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13.50 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.50 WHIP
TERRIBLE
3.20 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.347 BABIP
HIGH
0.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Luke Putkonen (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Franklin Gutierrez SEA 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Dayan Viciedo CHI-A 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.500 3.500
Michael Saunders SEA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Ryan Raburn CLE 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 .500 2.000 2.667
Erick Aybar ANA 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
J.B. Shuck ANA 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Chris Stewart PIT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Clete Thomas PHI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
A.J. Pierzynski BOS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Josmil Pinto MIN 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Best Matchups for Luke Putkonen (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tony Abreu SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Dustin Ackley SEA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jason Castro HOU 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Eric Chavez AZ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Bourn CLE 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon Barnes COL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Shin-Soo Choo TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Hank Conger ANA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Coco Crisp OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Luke Putkonen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Putkonen was recalled by the Tigers on Monday, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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Putkonen was optioned to High-A Lakeland on Saturday.

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Putkonen was recalled from Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on Wednesday, Mlive.com reports.

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Putkonen was optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday.

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The Tigers recalled Putkonen from Triple-A Toledo following Sunday's loss to the Rangers, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Putkonen has been optioned to Triple-A Toledo, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Putkonen picked up the win in his season debut Thursday against the Astros.

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Putkonen will be called up prior to Thursday's game against Houston.

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Putkonen was optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Putkonen is in the running to earn a long reliever role out of the Tigers bullpen, the Detroit News reports.

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