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Michael Lorenzen

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

2-1

ERA

2.87

WHIP

1.11

K

44

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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2016 ADP:  674.45

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   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.

August 20, 2016  –  Michael Lorenzen News

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Lorenzen fired 1.2 innings of scoreless ball in Friday's 9-2 rout of the Dodgers and also smacked a three-run homer on the only pitch he saw.

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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
2016 24 AAA LOU 4 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.50
2016 24 MAJ CIN 33 0 0 47.0 39 15 4 44 13 2 1 0 2 8 2.87 1.11
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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)     60 21 0 160.3 170 83 22 127 70 6 10 0 4.66 1.50

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Michael Lorenzen Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 24 @Mil 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.87 1.11
Sep. 21 @ChC 1.7 3 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.96 1.12
Sep. 18 Pit 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.45 1.05
Sep. 16 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.57 1.10
Sep. 12 Mil 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.63 1.10
Sep. 10 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.70 1.08
Sep. 9 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.77 1.08
Sep. 6 NYM 2.0 4 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 L 0 1 0 2.84 1.08
Sep. 3 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.50 1.03
Sep. 2 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.57 1.03
Aug. 30 @LAA 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.65 1.06
Aug. 26 @Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.53 1.03
Aug. 24 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.61 1.06
Aug. 22 LAD 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.70 1.10
Aug. 19 LAD 1.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.17 1.03
Aug. 15 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.30 1.02
Aug. 12 @Mil 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.39 1.06
Aug. 9 @StL 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 1 0 2.49 1.07
Aug. 7 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.31 1.03
Aug. 5 @Pit 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.42 0.99
Aug. 3 StL 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.53 0.94
Jul. 31 @SD 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.79 0.98
Jul. 29 @SD 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.95 0.93
Jul. 26 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.31 0.98
Jul. 23 Ari 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.52 0.98
Last 14 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.4 IP/G
7.0 6 3 3 0 3 6 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 3 3.86 1.29
Last 30 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
16.0 15 6 6 1 4 12 2 0 0 0-1 0 1 6 3.38 1.19
Last 60 Games (Team)
25 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.4 IP/G
34.3 30 9 9 1 7 31 4 0 0 2-1 0 2 7 2.36 1.08

Michael Lorenzen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169314816200.195
20152293731641629.332

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169830523304.256
20152864626671919.262

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201622.311016343.631.03
201567.32405330114.541.50

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201623.3100261002.311.20
201546.0250302776.651.89
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
2016 24 AAA LOU 4 0 4.0 15.75 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.30 .318
2016 24 MAJ CIN 33 0 47.0 8.43 2.49 3.38 0.77 5.06 77.1% 96.1 MPH 2.87 3.65 .283
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 4.82 4.70 1.02 2.07 74.4% 5.19 3.49 .266
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.9 4.99 5.22 0.96 1.71 71.8% 5.39 6.30 .277
Rest Of Season     0 0 1.9 4.99 5.22 0.96 1.71 71.8% 5.39 6.30 .277
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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     60 21 160.3 7.13 3.93 1.81 1.23 72% 4.66 4.75 .313

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2016 Stat Review for Michael Lorenzen    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.38 K/BB
GOOD
8.43 K/9
AVERAGE
2.49 BB/9
GOOD
96.1 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.8 HR/9
AVERAGE
5.06 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.87 ERA
GOOD
1.11 WHIP
GOOD
3.65 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.283 BABIP
AVERAGE
77.1% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

The Reds activated Lorenzen from the bereavement list Friday.

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Lorenzen (personal) is expected to rejoin the Reds on Friday, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lorenzen has been placed on bereavement leave by the Reds.

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Lorenzen threw two scoreless innings Friday night against the Padres, striking out the first four batters he faced.

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Lorenzen allowed a two-run homer to the Braves' Gordon Beckham in Tuesday's loss.

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Lorenzen will rejoin the Reds as he has been activated from the 60-day DL.

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Lorenzen (elbow) could be activated off of the disabled list on Wednesday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Lorenzen (elbow) could return from the DL at the end of Reds' current nine-game road trip.

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Lorenzen (elbow) is preparing to return to the Reds as a reliever, the Cincinnati Enquirer's C. Trent Rosecrans reports.

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Lorenzen (elbow) threw live batting practice Friday at extended spring training in Arizona.

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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.