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Mike Foltynewicz

22-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

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Foltynewicz, the Astros' 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, turned in a fine season for Double-A Corpus Christi after a brief stint with Houston's High-A affiliate. The 22-year-old flamethrower ap...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 10/7/1991   BORN: Sterling, IL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

April 2, 2014  –  Mike Foltynewicz News

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Foltynewicz will open 2014 with Triple-A Oklahoma City, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com 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
2010 18 R Gre 12 12 0 44.2 46 20 3 39 15 0 3 0 0 0 4.03 1.38
2011 19 A Lex 26 26 0 134.0 149 74 10 88 51 5 11 0 0 0 4.97 1.49
2012 20 A Lex 27 27 0 152.0 145 53 11 125 62 14 4 0 0 0 3.14 1.36
2013 21 A+ Lan 23 5 0 26.0 31 11 4 29 14 1 0 0 0 0 3.81 1.73
2013 21 AA Cor 23 16 0 103.1 75 33 8 95 52 5 3 3 0 0 2.87 1.23
2014 22 AAA Okl 4 2 0 12.0 15 10 2 12 7 1 1 0 0 0 7.50 1.83

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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 18 R Gre 12 12 44.2 7.94 3.05 2.60 0.61 70.7% 4.03 3.74 .334
2011 19 A Lex 26 26 134.0 5.91 3.43 1.73 0.67 66.3% 4.97 4.16 .324
2012 20 A Lex 27 27 152.0 7.40 3.67 2.02 0.65 78.6% 3.14 3.82 .306
2013 21 A+ Lan 23 5 26.0 10.04 4.85 2.07 1.38 82.9% 3.81 4.58 .379
2013 21 AA Cor 23 16 103.1 8.29 4.54 1.83 0.70 79% 2.87 4.02 .255
2014 22 AAA Okl 4 2 12.0 9.00 5.25 1.71 1.50 60% 7.50 5.37 .373

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Foltynewicz was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Foltynewicz struck out one batter over two scoreless innings Wednesday against the Tigers.

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Foltynewicz has been invited to attend major league camp during spring training.

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Foltynewicz, 21, has a 2.90 ERA and 95:52 K;BB ratio through 102.2 innings for Double-A Corpus Christi.

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Foltynewicz, 21, has a 2.39 ERA and 66:32 K:BB ratio through 64 innings for Double-A Corpus Christi.

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Foltynewicz, 21, has a 1.13 ERA and 17:6 K:BB ratio in 16 innings since being promoted to Double-A.

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Foltynewicz was promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi on Friday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Foltynewicz was named the Astros' Minor League Pitcher of the Year, according to the team's official site. He will be be recognized on Friday at Minute Maid Park before the Astros take on the Pirates.

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Foltynewicz shut out the Hagerstown Suns for six innings and picked up his league-leading 13th win, according to the team's official site.

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The second time through the Sally League was much better for Foltynewicz than the first: he posted a 14-4 record across 27 starts and lowered his ERA by nearly two runs to 3.14. The improvement was enough to earn him the Most Outstanding Pitcher award in the Sally League and the Minor League Pitcher of the Year award for the Houston organization. The former first-round pick has pitched to contact more in recent years, which has resulted in fewer strikeouts, but (at least last year) better outcomes. While the team is still trying him out as a starter, there are those that think the lack of viable secondary pitches may make him best suited for the bullpen down the line. He will likely begin 2013 in Double-A, still working out of the rotation.