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Justin MastersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2008-2015
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PositionsP-359Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJustin Daniel Masterson
Height6-6Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 22,1985 [33.094]PlaceBeavercreek,Ohio
High SchoolBeavercreek (Beavercreek,OH)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA), Bethel College (Mishawaka,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (71st overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$510,000Signing ScoutsDan MadsenService Time7.073 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#64 ... 2008-BOS-#4
MLB DebutApril 24,2008 [23.033]
OrganizationsCLE [6] BOS [5] LAN [1] PIT [1] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID122544Retrosheet IDmastj001MLBAM ID475416
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (55.42%) -- Fastball (21.76%) -- Slider (20.42%) -- Changeup (2.40%)
Fastball Velocity [2015] - 87.99 - [2014] - 90.28 - [2013] - 93.17 - [2012] - 92.83 - [2011] - 93.09 - [2010] - 91.71
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 2012-2014
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts49Walks36Hittable49SO/BB38vsPower49Hitting12Durability62Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006San Diego StateMWCNCAA-1Jr21ST21674.81171614101116.0124736282610813101.299.620.622.028.384.15.462-
2006Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos45Rel21310.8514014001031.2204302331000.695.68--0.579.3816.50.750-
2007Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+bos30ST22854.3317170000095.21035646422561001.319.690.382.075.272.55.615-
2007Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos35ST22434.3410100000058.0492928418593001.167.600.622.799.163.28.571-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01284.33272700000153.215285748401154001.258.900.472.346.742.88.6003.20
2008Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos45ST23134.23880000038.0372218016372001.388.69--3.768.692.31.250-
2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos48S/R23102.8941300009.06431181000.755.790.960.967.718.001.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0233.971293000047.2432621117453001.268.120.193.218.502.65.4002.59
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63S/R23653.1636927006088.06831311040681081.226.931.024.086.931.70.5454.69
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos18Rel24334.5031625004072.0723836725673061.359.000.883.138.382.68.5003.79
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST24174.5511101100057.0563529535522001.598.790.785.498.161.49.1254.25
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST256134.70342951100180.0197107941473140120111.509.850.703.657.001.92.3163.93
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST2612103.21343311000216.02118977116515850111.288.790.462.716.582.43.5453.28
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST2711154.93343401000206.02121221131888159140131.459.250.793.846.941.81.4234.16
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST2814103.45322933320193.01567574137619580171.207.270.613.549.092.57.5833.35
2014Columbus ClippersILAAAcle53ST29015.40220000011.297708102001.466.94--6.177.711.25.000-
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63ST29465.5119190000098.010666606569390111.659.730.555.148.541.66.4004.08
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln63S/R29337.04963001030.2352424613235001.5710.271.763.826.751.77.5005.45
2015Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos32ST30003.8611000004.28220121001.9315.43--1.933.862.00--
2015Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos48ST30023.29330000013.286507124001.105.27--4.617.901.71.000-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0023.44440000017.0168708145001.317.85--3.936.871.75.0002.92
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63S/R30425.611899004059.06838377274971101.6010.311.064.107.431.81.6674.89
2016Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit63ST31103.6011000005.02221380001.003.601.805.4014.402.671.000-
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit52Rel31224.9725520006054.0623030326323101.6210.270.504.315.301.23.500-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0324.8526620006059.0643232429403101.579.710.614.406.071.38.6004.14
2017Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan48ST321164.13262510000141.2129726576614010001.388.200.444.198.892.12.647-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter64744.3125818474741701199.01181625575974981004661871.408.850.733.737.522.02.4640.84
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter31234.0511173380070460.04332342092017039728101.308.400.393.307.702.34.574-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14114.296036240060228.22141191101110820220101.408.350.434.217.881.87.560-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter564.28191900000100.1945348435986001.288.380.363.128.732.80.455-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter954.29181800000100.21055848525641001.299.390.452.245.722.56.643-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter310.8514014001031.2204302331000.695.68--0.579.3816.50.750-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter674.81171614101116.0124736282610813101.299.620.622.028.384.15.462-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter48614.23164154107420950.293849444767393797500631.408.880.633.727.552.03.440-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13104.2685246100140219.22081071042492184111241.378.520.983.777.542.00.565-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter337.04963001030.2352424613235001.5710.271.763.826.751.77.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.314734131130220.02161141051891184120161.408.850.733.737.522.02.4620.84
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15114.055335180030220.02051119998118813001.308.400.393.307.702.34.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63p2325000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63p2524010000000101000.250.250.250.500105.333.000.000.2240.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63p2626010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1480.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63p27342000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63p28322010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4440.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63p29193000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln63p2998120001000301000.250.250.250.500209.400.000.000.2230.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Totals for MLB-MLB         2811120001000402000.182.182.182.3642013.286.000.000.1620.0030.770.000.000.000.00
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63p30183020001000100000.667.667.6671.3342031.000.000.000.5870.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit52p3193000000000202000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2017Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan48p321324150002000903000.208.208.208.4165027.333.000.000.1830.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter118331700020001303000.212.212.212.4247036.350.000.000.0000.0036.110.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22271500020001105000.185.185.185.3705032.313.000.000.0000.0034.380.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22271500020001105000.185.185.185.3705032.313.000.000.0000.0034.380.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter8917030000000502000.176.176.176.3523019.250.000.000.0000.0026.320.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98120001000301000.250.250.250.500209.400.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter208020001000500000.250.250.250.500208.667.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624511000030001804000.212.212.212.42410049.350.000.000.0000.0036.110.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621997370001500081037000.185.185.185.370370236.313.000.000.0000.0034.380.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos21P14--231-65.8330.36------14100.018.7
2007Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+bos22P17--1216313128.9031.65------17100.012.1
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos23P8--311211614.8751.75------8100.05.7
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23P4--12--331.0000.75------4100.02.8
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23P36988310121413.9290.360.15-----36100.022.2
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P316722151-1817.9440.550.24-----31100.019.1
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P1110572711109.9000.820.16-----11100.06.8
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P34291802234516156.9181.650.31-----34100.021.0
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P34332161532244947.9591.380.22-----34100.021.0
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P34342062434125958.9831.710.2825778.1-34100.021.0
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P32291932127134948.9801.500.259375.0-32100.019.8
2014Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle29P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P191998420152524.9601.260.241233.3-19100.011.7
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P963042--661.0000.670.204-100.0-9100.05.6
2015Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos30P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30P3--25--771.0002.33------3100.02.1
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P1895968111514.9330.780.242528.6-18100.011.1
2016Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit31P1---------------1100.00.7
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit31P25--28-310101.0000.40------25100.017.4
2017Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan32P26--625333431.9121.19------26100.018.4
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P25818411991031891419306292.9541.130.24411770.7-2580.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P60--1240365552.9450.87------600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9--412211816.8891.78------90.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18--1216313128.9031.56------180.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--231-65.8330.36------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos2114----------
2007Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+bos2217----------
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos238----------
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos234----------
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2336----------
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2431----------
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2411----------
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2534----------
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2634----------
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2734----------
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2832----------
2014Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle292----------
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2919----------
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln299----------
2015Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos301----------
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos303----------
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3018----------
2016Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit311----------
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit3125----------
2017Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan3226----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2005Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege20311.152202200211031.119441939000.905.460.292.5911.204.331.15.750
2008Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB23012.2520200204.0511022001.7511.250.004.504.501.002.25.000
2008Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB23002.2540400004.06210330002.2513.500.006.756.751.004.50.000
2008Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB23101.5950500105.24110260001.156.350.003.189.533.001.591.000
2009Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.00000000125.0800000000.322.880.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB25125.14651000021.02815121629101.6212.000.432.5712.434.836.43.333
2011Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB26025.40660000021.22316132623101.379.550.832.499.553.836.65.000
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB27039.00505000018.02318182516101.5611.501.002.508.003.209.00.000
2013Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB28214.76660000022.22316124626101.319.131.592.3810.324.336.35.667
2014Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB29401.09660000024.214330625200.835.110.002.199.124.171.091.000
2015Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB30313.52660000023.0241192710001.359.390.782.743.911.434.30.750
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs311.152202200211031.319441939000.895.460.292.5911.204.331.15.750
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs10103.83372980021160.014880681138131601.168.330.622.147.373.454.50.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs002.2540400004.0621033002.2513.500.006.756.751.004.50.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs101.5950500105.7411026001.066.350.003.189.533.001.591.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2562000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs73000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (RP)1
2013American League Player of the Week (May 13-May 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.230  
2017-08-13RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list32.144Team Roster on 2017-08-13
2017-08-09RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured32.140Team Roster on 2017-08-09
2017-04-24RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)32.033Team Roster on 2017-04-24
2017-04-20RPLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to extended spring training32.029Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-06RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)32.015Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-03-26RPLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.004Team Roster on 2017-03-26
2016-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.230  
2016-06-03RPPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)31.073Team Roster on 2016-06-03
2016-06-01RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to extended spring training31.071Team Roster on 2016-06-01
2016-05-29RPPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bradenton (A+)31.068Team Roster on 2016-05-29
2016-04-15RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.024Team Roster on 2016-04-15
2015-08-20RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Red Sox30.151  
2015-08-10RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.141Team Roster on 2015-08-10
2015-06-23RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.093Team Roster on 2015-06-23
2015-05-14SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Shoulder tendinitis30.053Team Roster on 2015-05-14
2014-12-12SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.5m)29.265Team Roster on 2014-12-12
2014-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.223  
2014-07-30SPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.130Team Roster on 2014-07-30
2014-07-30SPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Indians to Cardinals for James Ramsey29.130Team Roster on 2014-07-30
2014-07-22SPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab29.122Team Roster on 2014-07-22
2014-07-08SPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right knee inflammation29.108Team Roster on 2014-07-08
2014-02-19SPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($9.7m) Avoiding arbitration28.334Team Roster on 2014-02-19
2013-01-18SPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.6875m) Avoiding arbitration27.302Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-05SPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--27.044Team Roster on 2012-05-05
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-03-10ContractSigned by Red Sox (1-year) 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Boston Red Sox-21510,000-------510,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (2nd round - 71st overall)
2008Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll23390,000-75347-2,696,252390,000900,000
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24415,500-60732242,746,792400,0001,315,500
2009Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24415,500-60725242,746,792400,0001,315,500
2010Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25427,000-56816372,812,412400,0001,742,500
2011Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26468,400-55019402,722,607414,0002,210,900
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll273,825,000-241774++2,954,887480,0006,035,900
2013Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll285,687,500-183980++3,023,990490,00011,723,4002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.6875m) Avoiding arbitration
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll299,762,500-114688++3,256,497500,00021,485,9002014-02-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($9.7m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll299,762,500-114488++3,256,497500,00021,485,9002014-02-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($9.7m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll309,500,0007.073127986++3,571,283507,50030,985,9002014-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.5m)
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red