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Mike Stanton

47-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Mike Stanton in 2014. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

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Signed a minor league deal with the Cubs in January of 2009.

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Mike Stanton 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
2005 38 MAJ NYY 28 0 0 14.0 17 11 1 12 6 1 2 0 7.07 1.64
2005 38 MAJ BOS 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.79 1.00
2005 38 MAJ WAS 30 0 0 27.7 31 11 2 14 9 2 1 0 3.58 1.45
2005  (Multiple Teams) 38 MAJ NYY/BOS/WAS 59 0 0 42.7 49 22 3 27 15 3 3 0 4.64 1.50
2006 39 MAJ SFO 26 0 0 23.3 23 8 1 18 6 4 2 8 3.09 1.24
2006 39 MAJ WAS 56 0 0 44.3 47 22 1 30 21 3 5 0 4.47 1.53
2006  (Multiple Teams) 39 MAJ SFO/WAS 82 0 0 67.7 70 30 2 48 27 7 7 8 3.99 1.43
2007 40 A DAY 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 9.00 1.00
2007 40 MAJ CIN 69 0 0 57.7 75 38 6 40 18 1 3 0 5.93 1.61
Career  (View All)     1,178 1 0 1,114.0 1,086 485 93 895 420 68 63 84 3.92 1.35

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Mike Stanton Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Mike Stanton 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
2005 38 MAJ NYY 28 0 14.0 7.71 3.86 2.00 0.64 54.5% 7.07 3.74 .368
2005 38 MAJ BOS 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 2.79 1.20 .355
2005 38 MAJ WAS 30 0 27.7 4.55 2.93 1.56 0.65 76.3% 3.58 4.14 .312
2005  (Multiple Teams) 38 MAJ NYY/BOS/WAS 59 0 42.7 5.70 3.16 1.80 0.63 68.9% 4.64 3.94 .330
2006 39 MAJ SFO 26 0 23.3 6.94 2.31 3.00 0.39 0.90 75% 3.09 3.01 .315
2006 39 MAJ WAS 56 0 44.3 6.09 4.26 1.43 0.20 0.90 68.7% 4.47 3.61 .326
2006  (Multiple Teams) 39 MAJ SFO/WAS 82 0 67.7 6.38 3.59 1.78 0.27 0.90 70.5% 3.99 3.40 .323
2007 40 A DAY 1 1 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 9.00 0% 9.00 12.20 .000
2007 40 MAJ CIN 69 0 57.7 6.24 2.81 2.22 0.94 0.76 63.2% 5.93 4.13 .360
Career     1178 1 1,114.0 7.23 3.39 2.13 0.75 72.3% 3.92 3.85 .307

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Mike Stanton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cubs Manager Lou Piniella left open the possibility that a second left-handed pitcher may break camp with the team, giving an opportunity for Stanton to win his way into the bullpen, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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The Reds designated Stanton for assignment on Monday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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The Reds are planning to cut Stanton, the Associated Press reports. If the Reds follow through with their intentions to cut Stanton, they'd have to eat his $3.5 million salary.

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Stanton is away from the team right now on a family emergency, the Reds' official site reports.

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Stanton was the only active Red mentioned in the Mitchell Report, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Stanton failed to retire a hitter in Thursday's debacle against the Cubs.

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Stanton (hamstring) was activated from the DL Thursday.

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Stanton (hamstring) will make a rehab appearance for High-A Dayton on Wednesday and might be able to return from the DL on Thursday, the Reds' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Mike Stanton.

2008

Giving Stanton a two-year deal on the basis of his two-month closing stint with the Giants was a less-than inspired decision by the Reds. Stanton failed in a set-up capacity and isn't particularly well-suited to work as a lefty specialist. Look for him to have a marginalized role in 2008.

2007

Stanton was mired in a mediocre season with Washington when a midseason trade to San Francisco revitalized him. He finished with a 3.09 ERA, eight saves and an 18:6 K:BB over 23.1 IP in the Bay Area. Since he had a 56:36 K:BB ratio in the two years before the resurgence in San Francisco, continued success seems unlikely this year. The two good months earned him a two-year deal with the Reds, where closing duties remain up in the air. Still, Stanton hasn't recorded double-digit saves since 1993 and is far more likely to settle in a middle relief role.

2006

Stanton will work in a set-up role as he did briefly last season with the Nationals between stints with the Yankees and Red Sox. At age 38, there's not much upside and a lot of downside.

2005

Stanton's 2004 season, during which he set a Mets record for most appearances in a season with 81, was an odd one. His ERA rose more than a run over 2003 but his WHIP and BAA fell. He was ineffective for much of the year due to overuse and advancing age but pitched better over the last month-and-a-half. A trade back to the Yankees for Felix Heredia makes him the Bombers' primary lefty set-up man.

2004

Stanton's ERA jumped over a run-and-a-half from 2002 to 2003 after joining the Mets. His declining K:BB ratio remains a concern. Stanton struggled early in the year and missed a month with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. He pitched well the last two-and-a-half months, earning all five of his saves. Stanton will be the Mets primary left-hander out of the bullpen and could get some save opportunities if the Mets don't sign a closer.

2003

The Yankees let the 35-year old Stanton walk after the 2002 season, and it was probably a wise decision. As well as Stanton has pitched for them in the postseason over the past several seasons, his K/BB ratio fell to 44/28 in 2002, as did his K/IP rate (44/78). You should probably let someone else use an end-game dollar on him.