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Mike Foltynewicz

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Atlanta Braves

2015 Stats

W-L

4-6

ERA

5.71

WHIP

1.63

K

77

SV

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Foltynewicz was beaten out for a rotation spot by Eric Stults in spring training and opened the year at Triple-A Gwinnett. The results in his first four starts for Gwinnett were encouraging (2.08 ERA)...

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2016 ADP:  591.56

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Illness     EST. RETURN:  4/15/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 10/7/1991
BORN: Sterling, IL   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

February 2, 2016  –  Mike Foltynewicz News

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Foltynewicz (illness) could begin the season on the disabled list, MLB.com reports.

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Mike Foltynewicz 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 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 21 18 0 102.2 98 58 10 102 52 7 7 0 0 0 5.08 1.47
2014 22 MAJ HOU 16 0 0 18.7 23 11 3 14 7 0 1 0 0 1 5.30 1.61
2015 23 AAA GWI 10 10 0 56.2 52 22 7 63 26 1 6 0 0 0 3.49 1.39
2015 23 MAJ ATL 18 15 0 86.7 112 55 17 77 29 4 6 0 0 1 5.71 1.63
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3-Year Averages     17 7 0 52.7 67 33 10 45 18 2 3 0 0 1 5.64 1.61

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Mike Foltynewicz 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
Aug. 25 Col 5.0 5 4 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.71 1.63
Aug. 20 @ChC 4.7 8 7 7 2 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.06 1.65
Aug. 15 Ari 4.7 9 6 6 1 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.61 1.62
Aug. 8 Mia 5.7 5 2 2 0 4 3 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.23 1.59
Aug. 3 SF 6.0 9 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 1.59
Last 14 Days
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
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 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
26.0 36 25 21 7 9 17 2 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 7.27 1.73

Mike Foltynewicz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20151943313581429.328
2014435413213.333

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015205441654908.298
2014419310300.263

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201550.0430361685.581.60
20147.30005423.681.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201536.7030411395.891.66
201411.30109316.351.76
Mike Foltynewicz 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 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 21 18 102.2 8.98 4.58 1.96 0.88 65.7% 5.08 4.30 .321
2014 22 MAJ HOU 16 0 18.7 6.75 3.37 2.00 1.45 0.60 70.4% 96.7 MPH 5.30 4.91 .341
2015 23 AAA GWI 10 10 56.2 10.09 4.16 2.42 1.12 78.9% 3.49 3.97 .320
2015 23 MAJ ATL 18 15 86.7 8.00 3.01 2.66 1.77 0.88 69.4% 95.0 MPH 5.71 5.12 .362
2016 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Mike Foltynewicz
3-Year Averages     17 7 52.7 7.69 3.08 2.50 1.71 69.3% 5.64 4.98 .355

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2015 Stat Review for Mike Foltynewicz    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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2.66 K/BB
AVERAGE
8.00 K/9
GOOD
3.01 BB/9
WEAK
95.0 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.8 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.88 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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5.71 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.63 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.12 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.362 BABIP
HIGH
69.4% Strand Rate
LOW

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Mike Foltynewicz

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Mike Foltynewicz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Foltynewicz (blood clots) had successful surgery Monday to remove the anterior half of his first rib.

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Foltynewicz (illness) was admitted to the hospital Sunday with blood clots in his right arm, Kevin McAlpin of Sports Radio 680 The Fan reports.

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Foltynewicz (illness) is not expected to make another start for Atlanta this season, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Foltynewicz was placed on the 15-day DL with costochondritis on Tuesday.

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Foltynewicz has been scratched from his scheduled start Monday due to illness, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Foltynewicz gave up four runs, all unearned, on five hits and one walk while striking out three in five innings against the Rockies.

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Foltynewicz (4-5) struggled yet again on Thursday, allowing seven runs on eight hits and two walks over 4.2 innings in a loss to the Cubs. He did manage to strike out six.

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Foltynewicz got hit around in Saturday's loss to the Diamondbacks, allowing nine hits and six earned runs in 4.2 innings.

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Foltynewicz (4-3) picked up the win Saturday against Miami despite battling control problems all night. He surrendered two runs on five hits and four walks while striking out three in 5.2 innings.

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2015

Foltynewicz, 23, got a taste of the big leagues late last season, throwing 18.2 innings mostly in low-leverage situations out of the bullpen for the Astros. Execs with the team conceded he may not have been ready for that opportunity, however, as he allowed three home runs while compiling a 5.30 ERA and 1.61 WHIP. It's a small sample size, but the hard-throwing right-hander didn't fare much better at Triple-A Oklahoma City. In 21 appearances (18 starts) with the RedHawks, Foltynewicz went 7-7 with a 5.08 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 102:52 K:BB ratio over 102.2 innings. Traded to Atlanta in January, Foltynewicz was a key piece in the deal that sent Evan Gattis to Atlanta. Armed with a plus fastball that regularly hits 100 mph, "Folty" will need to show better control of his pitches (4.6 BB/9) to carve out a significant role with the Braves in 2015. A return to Triple-A appears likely, at least to open the season, but he has a very high ceiling if his control improves.

2014

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 appeared in 23 games (16 starts) for the Hooks and went 5-3 with a 2.87 ERA over 103.1 innings. Opposing batters hit a mere .207 against the right-hander, but they also took 52 free passes as Foltynewicz's control problems remained. If he improves his walk rate (4.5 BB/9 in Double-A), Foltynewicz's stock will go up even higher as he emerged as one of the better pitching prospects in the minors last season. He will likely make the jump to Triple-A this season, while the possibility of a late-season callup is not out of the question if he performs well there.

2013

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.