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CJ Riefenhauser

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2016 Stats

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 1/30/1990   BORN: Mahopac, NY   COLLEGE: Chipola JC   DRAFTED: 20th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league contract with the Astros in December of 2016.

December 6, 2016  –  CJ Riefenhauser News

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Riefenhauser signed a minor league deal with the Astros on Tuesday, which includes an invite to spring training, the Houston Chronicle's Jake Kaplan reports.

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CJ Riefenhauser 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 20 R PRI 2 0 0 19.0 15 6 1 16 6 1 0 1 0 0 2.84 1.11
2010 20 A BOW 2 2 0 9.0 7 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.00 0.89
2011 21 A+ CHA 8 7 0 37.0 35 17 3 24 11 1 3 0 0 0 4.14 1.24
2011 21 A BOW 8 18 1 101.1 77 25 7 99 25 6 5 0 0 0 2.22 1.01
2012 22 A+ CHA 9 14 0 96.1 98 51 11 103 32 7 8 1 0 0 4.76 1.35
2012 22 AA MON 9 1 0 18.1 15 7 4 15 8 1 1 0 0 0 3.44 1.27
2013 23 AA MON 17 0 0 53.0 28 3 3 48 11 4 0 11 0 0 0.51 0.74
2013 23 AAA DUR 17 0 0 20.2 14 7 2 22 8 2 1 0 0 0 3.05 1.09
2014 24 AAA DUR 39 0 0 57.2 41 9 3 53 25 3 3 1 0 0 1.40 1.15
2014 24 MAJ TB 7 0 0 5.3 6 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 8.44 1.69
2015 25 A+ CHA 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00
2015 25 AAA DUR 29 0 0 34.2 25 11 1 34 7 4 2 1 0 0 2.86 0.94
2015 25 MAJ TB 17 0 0 14.7 15 9 3 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 5.52 1.50
2016 26 R MES 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00
2016 26 AAA IOW 1 0 0 27.2 17 14 2 26 18 2 1 1 0 0 4.55 1.29
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3-Year Averages     12 0 0 10.0 10 7 1 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 6.30 1.50
Career  (View All)     24 0 0 20.0 21 14 3 9 10 1 0 0 6.30 1.55

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CJ Riefenhauser 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
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

CJ Riefenhauser Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015315410203.370
201411121000.111

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201531235100.192
201413115100.417

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201510.01004538.101.80
20144.00001206.751.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20154.70003200.000.86
20141.300011013.503.75
CJ Riefenhauser 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 20 R PRI 2 0 19.0 7.58 2.84 2.67 0.47 75% 2.84 3.15 .271
2010 20 A BOW 2 2 9.0 4.00 1.00 4.00 0.00 87.5% 1.00 2.64 .247
2011 21 A+ CHA 8 7 37.0 5.84 2.68 2.18 0.73 67.4% 4.14 3.93 .285
2011 21 A BOW 8 18 101.1 8.81 2.23 3.96 0.62 81.1% 2.22 2.94 .273
2012 22 A+ CHA 9 14 96.1 9.65 3.00 3.22 1.03 66.4% 4.76 3.73 .341
2012 22 AA MON 9 1 18.1 7.46 3.98 1.88 1.99 84.2% 3.44 6.24 .234
2013 23 AA MON 17 0 53.0 8.15 1.87 4.36 0.51 100% 0.51 2.80 .198
2013 23 AAA DUR 17 0 20.2 9.80 3.56 2.75 0.89 75% 3.05 3.50 .256
2014 24 AAA DUR 39 0 57.2 8.34 3.93 2.12 0.47 90.5% 1.40 3.44 .260
2014 24 MAJ TB 7 0 5.3 3.38 5.06 0.67 0.00 1.17 44.4% 89.7 MPH 8.44 4.14 .315
2015 25 A+ CHA 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.50 0.00 100% 0.00 7.20 .000
2015 25 AAA DUR 29 0 34.2 8.95 1.84 4.86 0.26 67.7% 2.86 2.47 .278
2015 25 MAJ TB 17 0 14.7 4.30 4.30 1.00 1.84 0.86 68.4% 88.9 MPH 5.52 6.34 .259
2016 26 R MES 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 50% 9.00 6.20 .262
2016 26 AAA IOW 1 0 27.2 8.60 5.96 1.44 0.66 63.6% 4.55 4.45 .228
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3-Year Averages     12 0 10.0 3.60 4.50 0.80 0.90 57.1% 6.30 5.20 .271
Career     24 0 20.0 4.05 4.50 0.90 1.35 60.7% 6.30 5.80 .275

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CJ Riefenhauser Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 14.7 -2 2 -2 0 10 -2 15 -2
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 -2 0 -2

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2016 Stat Review for CJ Riefenhauser    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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1.44 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.60 K/9
WEAK
5.96 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.7 HR/9
GOOD
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.55 ERA
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1.29 WHIP
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4.45 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.228 BABIP
LOW
63.6% Strand Rate
LOW

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for CJ Riefenhauser

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CJ Riefenhauser: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Riefenhauser cleared waivers and was outrighted off the 40-man roster Thursday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Riefenhauser was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday.

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The Cubs released Rex Brothers on Thursday, helping Riefenhauser's long-shot chances of making the Cubs out of camp.

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Riefenhauser was claimed off waivers by the Cubs on Friday.

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Riefenhauser was designated for assignment Thursday.

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Riefenhauser was traded to the Orioles on Wednesday along with Mark Trumbo in exchange for Steve Clevenger.

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Riefenhauser was traded to the Mariners on Thursday, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Riefenhauser will be called up when rosters expand Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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The Rays optioned Riefenhauser to Triple-A Durham on Saturday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Riefenhauser was recalled by the Rays on Tuesday.

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Riefenhauser was optioned back to Triple-A on Tuesday, the Tampa Tribune's Roger Mooney reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Most of Riefenhauserís 2015 was spent at Triple-A Durham, where he was strong in 34.2 innings, putting up a 2.86 ERA and 4.86 K/BB ratio. His time in the majors has been considerably less successful, where he possesses a 6.30 ERA across two seasons and 20 career innings. He possesses a two-pitch arsenal consisting of a sinking 90-mph fastball and sweeping slider. While he shows off great command in the minors for a left-hander, that left him whenever he landed in Tampa, where his walk rate is higher than his strikeout rate. He'll get a chance to rectify that after being traded to Baltimore, where he figures to push for a bullpen spot in Spring Training.

2015

Not too many 20th-round draft picks make it to the major leagues, but Riefenhauser did so late in 2014. He was impressive at Triple-A Durham, posting a 1.40 ERA over 39 outings and striking out nearly a batter an inning. The lefty seems destined for a role as a LOOGY in the teamís bullpen as he has held lefties to a .135 batting average throughout his minor league career, while righties have hit nearly double that. If Jeff Beliveauís injury delays his start to the season, Riefenhauserís odds of making the team will be more favorable. Even if he does break camp with the big club, there will be little reason to roster him in any format.