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Michael Lorenzen

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

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2016 ADP:  674.45

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  5/15/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 217   DOB: 1/4/1992
BORN: Anaheim, CA   COLLEGE: Cal State Fullerton  DRAFTED: 100th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Reds in June of 2013.

April 25, 2016  –  Michael Lorenzen News

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Michael Lorenzen 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
2013 21 A+ BAK 7 0 0 5.2 6 4 1 6 5 0 1 2 0 0 6.35 2.12
2013 21 R GOO 7 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2013 21 A DAY 7 0 0 8.1 7 0 0 7 2 1 0 2 0 0 0.00 1.11
2013 21 AA PEN 7 0 0 6.0 6 3 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 2.00
2014 22 AA PEN 24 24 0 120.2 112 42 9 84 44 4 6 0 0 0 3.13 1.30
2015 23 AAA LOU 6 6 1 43.0 34 9 3 19 8 4 2 0 0 0 1.88 0.98
2015 23 MAJ CIN 27 21 0 113.3 131 68 18 83 57 4 9 0 0 1 5.40 1.66
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3-Year Averages     27 21 0 113.3 131 68 18 83 57 4 9 0 0 1 5.40 1.66
Career  (View All)     27 21 0 113.3 131 68 18 83 57 4 9 0 5.40 1.66

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Michael Lorenzen Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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Michael Lorenzen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Michael Lorenzen 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
2013 21 A+ BAK 7 0 5.2 10.38 8.65 1.20 1.73 70% 6.35 8.01 .366
2013 21 R GOO 7 1 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .355
2013 21 A DAY 7 0 8.1 7.78 2.22 3.50 0.00 100% 0.00 2.21 .306
2013 21 AA PEN 7 0 6.0 7.50 9.00 0.83 1.50 81.8% 4.50 6.70 .296
2014 22 AA PEN 24 24 120.2 6.29 3.29 1.91 0.67 77.6% 3.13 4.02 .288
2015 23 AAA LOU 6 6 43.0 3.98 1.67 2.38 0.63 84.6% 1.88 3.78 .233
2015 23 MAJ CIN 27 21 113.3 6.59 4.53 1.46 1.43 1.59 70.6% 5.40 5.47 .323
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 17 96.0 5.50 4.43 1.24 1.35 70.7% 5.07 5.40 .294
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3-Year Averages     27 21 113.3 6.59 4.53 1.46 1.43 70.6% 5.40 5.31 .323
Career     27 21 113.3 6.59 4.53 1.46 1.43 70.6% 5.40 5.36 .323

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Michael Lorenzen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lorenzen (elbow) resumed throwing Saturday, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Lorenzen, who was on the DL with an elbow injury, but then contracted mono, has lost 20 pounds due to the illness.

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Lorenzen's arm/elbow was feeling much better Thursday, but now he is dealing with mono, the Cincinnati Enquirer's C. Trent Rosecrans reports.

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Lorenzen (elbow) was placed on the 15-day DL by the Reds, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lorenzen (elbow) is now behind Homer Bailey and John Lamb, John Fay reports.

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Lorenzen (elbow) was recently given a platelet-rich plasma injection to help accelerate his healing.

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Lorenzen (elbow) hasn't pitched since March 4, contributing to the Reds' lack of clarity in their season-beginning rotation.

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Manager Bryan Price said Wednesday that Lorenzen (elbow) has a chance to be ready for Opening Day, but it would be as a reliever, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lorenzen doesn't fit the mold of most prospects. Many organizations were interested in the Cal-State Fullerton attendee as an outfielder, but the Reds drafted him in the supplemental first round in 2013 as a relief pitcher, then converted him into a starter beginning at the Arizona Fall League. He got pounded there, but that frequently happens in a high-offense environment against many advanced hitting prospects, especially with pitchers with less experience like Lorenzen. The Reds quickly got him out of High-A Bakersfield, instead allowing him to develop at a higher level in Double-A Pensacola, albeit at a much friendlier ballpark for pitchers. He blossomed there, posting a 3.13 ERA over 120.2 innings while allowing just nine homers all season. The one question is whether Lorenzen can convert his stuff (94 mph fastball, good slider) into a better strikeout rate as he becomes more experienced. Thus, the Reds aren't likely to promote Lorenzen aggressively to the majors in order to get him to learn how to employ his range of pitches better.