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Aaron Barrett

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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Barrett was expected to play a big role in 2015 as a setup man for Drew Storen, but a June biceps strain eventually turned into Tommy John surgery in September and the right-hander was restricted to j...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  4/15/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 230   DOB: 1/2/1988
BORN: Evansville, IN   COLLEGE: Mississippi  DRAFTED: 9th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Nationals in June 2010 after being drafted in the ninth round.

October 27, 2016  –  Aaron Barrett News

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Barrett (elbow) cleared waivers Wednesday and declined an assignment to Triple-A Syracuse, making him a free agent, The Washington Post reports.

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Aaron Barrett 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 22 A VER 10 4 0 21.0 26 22 3 25 22 0 5 0 0 0 9.43 2.29
2011 23 A AUB 19 0 0 26.2 16 12 2 32 20 1 2 9 0 0 4.05 1.37
2012 24 A HAG 11 0 0 34.2 25 10 2 52 11 3 2 16 0 0 2.60 1.05
2012 24 A POT 11 0 0 17.0 9 2 0 21 3 0 0 1 0 0 1.06 0.71
2013 25 AA HAR 51 0 0 50.1 40 12 2 69 15 1 1 26 0 0 2.15 1.10
2014 26 AAA SYR 10 0 0 10.1 5 0 0 8 1 1 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.59
2014 26 MAJ WAS 50 0 0 40.7 33 12 1 49 20 3 0 0 0 8 2.66 1.30
2015 27 A POT 4 3 0 3.0 3 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.33
2015 27 MAJ WAS 40 0 0 29.3 28 15 1 35 7 3 3 0 3 10 4.60 1.19
3-Year Averages     45 0 0 35.0 30 13 1 42 13 3 1 0 1 9 3.34 1.23
Career  (View All)     90 0 0 70.0 61 27 2 84 27 6 3 0 3.47 1.26

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Aaron Barrett Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201538527110.200
20146214914500.275

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20158530521301.269
2014112351119301.192

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201512.011015205.251.17
201420.3200231212.661.43

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201517.322020514.151.21
201420.310026802.661.18
Aaron Barrett 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 22 A VER 10 4 21.0 10.71 9.43 1.14 1.29 57.8% 9.43 5.96 .402
2011 23 A AUB 19 0 26.2 10.99 6.87 1.60 0.69 70.6% 4.05 4.04 .251
2012 24 A HAG 11 0 34.2 13.68 2.89 4.73 0.53 76.5% 2.60 1.88 .341
2012 24 A POT 11 0 17.0 11.12 1.59 7.00 0.00 83.3% 1.06 1.61 .250
2013 25 AA HAR 51 0 50.1 12.40 2.69 4.60 0.36 81.1% 2.15 1.86 .345
2014 26 AAA SYR 10 0 10.1 7.13 0.89 8.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.91 .196
2014 26 MAJ WAS 50 0 40.7 10.84 4.43 2.45 0.22 1.50 78.8% 93.6 MPH 2.66 2.66 .328
2015 27 A POT 4 3 3.0 18.00 3.00 6.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .549
2015 27 MAJ WAS 40 0 29.3 10.74 2.15 5.00 0.31 1.62 58.8% 94.1 MPH 4.60 2.28 .361
3-Year Averages     45 0 35.0 10.80 3.34 3.23 0.26 71.4% 3.34 2.29 .338
Career     90 0 70.0 10.80 3.47 3.11 0.26 70.9% 3.47 2.37 .342

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Aaron Barrett: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Barrett was placed on outright waivers this week, the Washington Post reports.

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Barrett suffered a right elbow fracture and will see Dr. James Andrews on Monday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Barrett (elbow) threw a 60-pitch bullpen session Friday, MASN's Dan Kolko reports.

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Barrett (elbow) had some bone chips removed from his left ankle last Thursday, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Barrett (elbow) underwent successful Tommy John surgery Friday, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Barrett will undergo Tommy John Surgery after it didn't respond to treatments.

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Barrett will receive a third opinion on his elbow, and indicated that his elbow "isn't good" at this point, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Barrett's recent option was voided Sunday, as he was instead placed on the 15-day DL with a right elbow sprain.

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2015

Barrett's first season in a major league bullpen was a relatively successful one, as the right-hander rode his heavy, low-mid 90s fastball and hard slider to a 2.66 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 10.8 K/9 ratio in 40.2 innings. His midseason demotion to Triple-A was as much due to roster constraints, brought on by position player injuries, as it was a reflection on his performance, and Nationals manager Matt Williams showed some confidence in him down the stretch. Rafael Soriano's departure will move Barrett up a spot in the Nationals' relief pecking order, but with Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard still ahead of him on the depth chart, Barrett will likely settle into a seventh-inning role. There's some vulture potential here, but not much more.

2014

Barrett's solid performance as the Nats' Double-A closer earned him a spot on the 25-man roster in the offseason, and his impressive fastball/slider arsenal could give him a chance to see late inning work in the majors at some point. The Nats bullpen is deep, but Barrett should find a home in it sooner or later.