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Mike Foltynewicz

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Atlanta Braves

2016 Stats

W-L

4-4

ERA

4.30

WHIP

1.30

K

58

SV

0

2016 Preseason 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:  603.21

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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   

July 27, 2016  –  Mike Foltynewicz News

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Foltynewicz (4-4) got the win in Minnesota on Wednesday despite giving up seven runs (six earned) on a dozen hits in 5.1 innings.

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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
2016 24 AAA GWI 5 5 0 27.0 13 5 0 25 14 1 2 0 0 0 1.67 1.00
2016 24 MAJ ATL 12 12 0 67.0 69 32 13 58 18 4 4 0 0 0 4.30 1.30
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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
Career  (View All)     46 27 0 172.3 204 98 33 149 54 8 11 0 5.12 1.50

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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
Jul. 27 @Min 5.3 12 7 6 1 0 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.30 1.30
Jul. 21 @Col 5.7 4 3 3 1 5 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.79 1.22
Jul. 16 Col 7.0 4 3 3 0 2 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.70 1.18
Jul. 10 @CWS 7.0 5 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.67 1.22
Jul. 5 @Phi 5.7 8 5 5 4 1 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.29 1.31
Jun. 30 Mia 3.0 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.72 1.27
May. 30 SF 6.0 3 1 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.51 1.26
May. 25 Mil 5.7 4 1 1 0 4 7 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.95 1.35
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
25.0 25 13 12 2 7 23 0 3 0 2-1 0 0 0 4.32 1.28
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
33.7 35 21 19 7 10 30 1 4 0 2-2 0 0 0 5.08 1.34
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
45.3 42 23 21 8 16 41 2 5 0 3-2 0 0 0 4.17 1.28
Mike Foltynewicz Minors 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 ERA WHIP
Jun. 25 Charlotte 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.20
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 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 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.20

Mike Foltynewicz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201610222922427.244
20151943313581429.328
2014435413213.333

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201615333935305.248
2015205441654908.298
2014419310300.263

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201628.7100261032.830.98
201550.0430361685.581.60
20147.30005423.681.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201633.024029894.641.42
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 24 AAA GWI 5 5 27.0 8.33 4.67 1.79 0.00 81.5% 1.67 3.13 .203
2016 24 MAJ ATL 12 12 67.0 7.79 2.42 3.22 1.75 1.20 74.3% 95.4 MPH 4.30 4.93 .300
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.6 6.46 2.74 2.36 1.68 65% 5.18 5.10 .278
Rest Of Season     0 6 35.3 6.59 2.70 2.44 1.81 67.1% 5.04 5.25 .274
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3-Year Averages     17 7 52.7 7.69 3.08 2.50 1.71 69.3% 5.64 4.98 .355
Career     46 27 172.3 7.78 2.82 2.76 1.72 71.1% 5.12 4.93 .337

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2016 Stat Review for Mike Foltynewicz    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.22 K/BB
GOOD
7.79 K/9
AVERAGE
2.42 BB/9
GOOD
95.4 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.8 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.20 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.30 ERA
WEAK
1.30 WHIP
WEAK
4.93 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.300 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
74.3% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Foltynewicz (3-4) suffered a loss Thursday in Colorado after allowing three runs on four hits and five walks in 5.2 innings. He struck out five.

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Foltynewicz (3-3) allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out five over seven innings in a no-decision against the Rockies on Saturday.

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Foltynewicz struck out a career-high 10 batters without issuing a single walk across seven shutout innings in Sunday's win over the White Sox, improving his record to 3-3.

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Foltynewicz (2-3) pitched 5.2 innings, allowing five runs, eight hits and one walk while striking out five in Tuesday's loss to the Phillies.

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Foltynewicz (2-2) allowed three runs, two of which were earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out two over three innings, but received no decision Thursday against the Marlins.

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Foltynewicz (elbow) will draw the start in Thursday's matchup with the Marlins, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Contrary to a previous report, Foltynewicz (elbow) remains a strong candidate to be activated from the DL to start Thursday against Marlins, 680 The Fan's Kevin McAlpin reports.

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Foltynewicz (elbow) now appears likely to get another rehab start Thursday, as Julio Teheran is back to being listed as Thursday's probable starter with the big league club.

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Foltynewicz (elbow) is the top candidate to start Thursday's game against the Marlins, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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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.