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Mike Foltynewicz

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Atlanta Braves

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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 hav...

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2015 ADP:  570.09

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 10/7/1991   BORN: Sterling, IL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

April 4, 2015  –  Mike Foltynewicz News

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Foltynewicz was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 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 3 3 0 16.2 11 3 1 21 7 0 2 0 0 0 1.62 1.11
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3-Year Averages     16 0 0 18.7 23 11 3 14 7 0 1 0 0 1 5.30 1.61

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Mike Foltynewicz Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Mike Foltynewicz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

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

Vs. Right

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

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20147.30005423.681.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
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 3 3 16.2 11.67 3.89 3.00 0.56 88.2% 1.62 2.71 .288
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     16 0 18.7 6.75 3.37 2.00 1.45 70.4% 5.30 4.91 .341

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2015 Stat Review for Mike Foltynewicz    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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11.67 K/9
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3.89 BB/9
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0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.6 HR/9
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EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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1.62 ERA
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1.11 WHIP
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2.71 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.288 BABIP
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88.2% Strand Rate
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Mike Foltynewicz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Foltynewicz will begin the year in the rotation at Triple-A Gwinnett, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Foltynewicz was beat out by Eric Stults for a rotation spot but remains a candidate for a long-relief role, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Foltynewicz gave up two runs on five hits and a walk, with two strikeouts over 3.2 innings, in a Grapefruit League start against the Tigers on Monday.

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Foltynewicz failed to make it out of the first inning Friday in his second Grapefruit League start, giving up five runs (one earned) on three hits and two walks with one strikeout against the Tigers. "I'm overdoing it a little bit," Foltynewicz told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "You've got a new team, you've got to impress coaches and all of that. I'm just out there trying to do too much."

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Foltynewicz is considered one of the early favorites to win the Braves' No. 5 starting spot, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

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Foltynewicz and two other prospects were traded to the Braves on Wednesday in exchange for Evan Gattis, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.