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Michael Lorenzen

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

9.00

WHIP

1.67

K

4

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.

June 22, 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
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 2 0 0 3.0 5 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.67
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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)     29 21 0 116.3 136 71 20 87 57 4 9 0 5.49 1.66

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Michael Lorenzen 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
Jun. 27 ChC 2.0 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 1.67
Jun. 24 SD 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 18.00 2.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 5 3 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 9.00 1.67
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 5 3 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 9.00 1.67
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 5 3 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 9.00 1.67

Michael Lorenzen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA

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Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
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 2 0 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 6.00 5.00 66.7% 9.00 9.20 .402
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 5.35 5.70 0.94 1.43 69.5% 5.68 2.77 .291
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.5 5.17 5.44 0.95 1.54 69.9% 5.62 6.08 .287
Rest Of Season     0 4 23.8 5.17 4.72 1.09 1.46 69.4% 5.41 5.74 .288
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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     29 21 116.3 6.73 4.41 1.53 1.55 70.5% 5.49 5.46 .325

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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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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
12.00 K/9
ELITE
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
6.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
5.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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9.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.67 WHIP
TERRIBLE
9.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.402 BABIP
HIGH
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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

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 (elbow) has thrown off a mound twice at extended spring training, MLB.com reports.

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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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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

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.