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Michael PinedaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Minnesota Twins MLB Years: 2011-2019
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PositionsP-198Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Pineda
Height6-5Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 18,1989 [30.322]PlaceSan Cristobal,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2005 by the Seattle Mariners.
Signing Bonus$35,000Signing ScoutsPatrick GuerreroFrank Taveras JrService Time7.099 (2018)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-SEA-#10 ... 2010-SEA-#6 ... 2011-MLB-#16 ... 2011-SEA-#2
MLB DebutApril 5,2011 [22.077]
OrganizationsNYA [5] SEA [4] MIN [2] Awards8Awards Voting1-11
TBC Player ID142454Retrosheet IDpinem001MLBAM ID501381
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (46.70%) -- Slider (35.54%) -- Changeup (8.80%) -- Cutter (7.02%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (1.92%) -- Sinker (0.02%) -- Curveball (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity [2019] - 92.55 - [2017] - 93.86 - [2016] - 93.97 - [2015] - 92.88 - [2014] - 92.52 - [2011] - 94.69
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks85Hittable51SO/BB90vsPower51Hitting0Durability52Team.508Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea31S/R19861.95262151100138.010938307351286301.047.090.462.288.333.66.571-
2009Arizona MarinersArizRksea-ST20000.0022000003.02000040000.676.00----12.000.00--
2009High Desert MavericksCalifA+sea31S/R20422.841082000044.029161436482000.795.890.611.229.748.00.667-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0422.6612102000047.031161436522000.785.890.571.149.898.67.667-
2010West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAsea15ST21812.2213130000077.0672319117782001.097.830.121.999.124.59.889-
2010Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea41ST21334.7612120000062.0543333917760001.147.801.302.4510.974.47.500-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01143.36252500000139.0121565210341542001.117.820.652.209.954.53.733-
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36ST229103.74282800000171.0133767118551739001.107.000.952.899.113.15.4743.33
2013Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya35ST24001.0822000008.07310270001.087.56--2.167.563.50--
2013Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-ST24104.0022000009.06442680001.336.002.006.008.001.331.000-
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya35ST24113.86660000023.018101026261001.036.940.772.3110.034.33.500-
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0213.3210100000040.2311715414411001.116.860.893.109.072.93.667-
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya35ST25011.1722000007.291101110001.3010.57--1.1712.9111.00.000-
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya35ST25551.8913130000076.056181657593100.836.600.590.836.968.43.5002.71
2015Trenton ThunderEastAAnya35ST26016.0011000003.04220000001.3312.00------0.00.000-
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya47ST26001.9311000004.23110030000.645.79----5.790.00--
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0013.5222000007.27330030000.918.22----3.520.00.000-
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya35ST2612104.37272701000160.2176837821211564001.239.861.181.188.747.43.5453.28
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya35ST276124.82323200000175.2184989427532077001.359.431.382.7210.613.91.3333.69
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya35ST28844.3917170000096.010355472021925101.299.621.871.968.604.38.6674.60
2018Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkminST29000.0011000002.01000130001.004.50--4.5013.503.00--
2018Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+minST29001.5022000006.07110041001.1710.50----6.000.00--
2018Rochester Red WingsILAAAminRel29102.2510100004.02111220001.004.502.254.504.501.001.000-
2018Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0101.50431000012.010221391001.087.500.752.256.753.001.000-
2019Minnesota TwinsALMLBminST301154.01262600000146.0141686523281408001.168.691.421.738.635.00.6880.71
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter51464.0414314301000824.079339837111418582736201.188.641.242.029.014.47.5260.46
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter26152.68817381100390.0318133117259339812301.057.280.572.139.114.28.634-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter554.06222110000100.086464612261181001.107.591.062.2910.414.54.500-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter922.5316160000089.0772925323862001.127.790.302.338.703.74.818-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter422.4514122000058.243201638593000.876.600.461.239.057.38.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter861.95262151100138.010938307351286301.047.090.462.288.333.66.571-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0033000005.03000170000.805.40--1.8012.607.00--
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter31314.16898901000507.05192542357310251419201.229.181.291.809.095.04.500-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9103.74282800000171.0133767118551739001.107.000.952.899.113.15.474-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1154.01262600000146.0141686523281408001.168.691.421.738.635.00.688-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14124.04383800000220.021110699304922010101.188.641.242.029.014.47.5380.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1582.68454141100220.0178746514522237201.057.280.572.139.114.28.652-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36p2225010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1780.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya35p26272000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya35p2711000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya35p2823010000000201000.333.333.333.6661041.000.000.000.2920.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2019Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3024000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3415020000000701000.133.133.133.2662016.250.000.000.0000.0043.750.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter306010000000401000.167.167.167.334107.500.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627101000000003305000.133.133.133.26610076.250.000.000.0000.0043.750.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea19P26--1324123837.9741.42------26100.019.1
2009Arizona Mariners ArizRksea20P2---------------2100.03.6
2009High Desert Mavericks CalifA+sea20P10--83-111111.0001.10------10100.07.1
2010West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea21P13--44--881.0000.62------13100.09.2
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea21P12--36-1991.0000.75------12100.08.4
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22P2828171817112625.9620.890.15-----28100.017.3
2013Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2013Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24P2---------------2100.01.4
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya24P6--121-43.7500.50------6100.04.2
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya25P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya25P131376291-1211.9170.850.145455.6-13100.08.0
2015Trenton Thunder EastAAnya26P1---------------1100.00.7
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya26P27271609192-3028.9331.040.184930.8-27100.016.7
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya27P3232175922213331.9390.970.1816866.7-32100.019.8
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya28P171796614122120.9521.180.216366.7-17100.010.5
2018Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin29P1---------------1100.01.8
2018Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min29P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2018Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29P1---------------1100.00.7
2019Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P262614656--11111.0000.420.088188.9-26100.016.0
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P143143824398774133126.9470.880.15392560.9-1430.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P22--59111514.9330.64------220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P16--44--881.0000.50------160.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P14--94-113131.0000.93------140.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--1324123837.9741.42------260.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P3---------------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea1926----------
2009Arizona Mariners ArizRksea202----------
2009High Desert Mavericks CalifA+sea2010----------
2010West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea2113----------
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2112----------
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2228----------
2013Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya242----------
2013Trenton Thunder EastAAnya242----------
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya246----------
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya252----------
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya2513----------
2015Trenton Thunder EastAAnya261----------
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya261----------
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya2627----------
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya2732----------
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya2817----------
2018Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin291----------
2018Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min292----------
2018Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin291----------
2019Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3026----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB21000.0010100002.0100002000.504.500.000.009.0000.00.000
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB22002.12541000017.014541615001.187.410.533.187.942.502.65.000
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23105.68606000019.024121211018101.7911.370.474.748.531.805.681.000
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25211.20431000015.014320116101.008.400.000.609.6016.001.80.667
2015New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26201.42550110019.016331123000.897.580.470.4710.8923.001.421.000
2016New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27114.50431000014.014774115001.079.002.570.649.6415.004.50.500
2017New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28304.32550000016.211881321100.865.940.541.6211.347.004.321.000
2019Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30103.54642000020.114984520000.956.201.772.218.854.003.981.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs1023.223624121100123.010847441227130301.107.900.881.989.514.813.44.833

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2212000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs22000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... Seattle Mariners Minor League Player of the Year3
2011American League Rookie of the Month (April) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (P) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (P)3
2015American League Player of the Week (May 4-May 10)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.286  
2019-09-07SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-RestrictedOff-RosterSuspended 60 games for using a banned substance30.232Team Roster on 2019-09-07
2019-06-07SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.140Team Roster on 2019-06-07
2019-05-28SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right knee tendinitis30.130Team Roster on 2019-05-28
2018-10-29SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.284Team Roster on 2018-10-29
2018-08-21SPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab29.215Team Roster on 2018-08-21
2018-08-11SPMinnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Fort Myers (A+) for rehab29.205Team Roster on 2018-08-11
2018-08-06SPMinnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to GCL Twins (Rk) for rehab29.200Team Roster on 2018-08-06
2018-02-17SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Recovering from Tommy John surgery29.030Team Roster on 2018-02-17
2017-12-13SPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($10m) [Free Agent] 2--828.329Team Roster on 2017-12-13
2017-11-03SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.289  
2017-07-15SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Torn UCL, right elbow, Tommy John Surgery28.178Team Roster on 2017-07-15
2017-01-12SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($7.4m) [Avoids arbitration]27.359Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-01-15SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.3m) [Avoids arbitration]26.362Team Roster on 2016-01-15
2015-08-26SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.220Team Roster on 2015-08-26
2015-08-21SPNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab26.215Team Roster on 2015-08-21
2015-07-31SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right forearm26.194Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2015-01-17SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.1m) Avoids arbitration25.364Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-08-13PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.207Team Roster on 2014-08-13
2014-08-03PNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)25.197Team Roster on 2014-08-03
2014-06-03PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.136Team Roster on 2014-06-03
2014-05-06PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Muscle strain, right shoulder25.108Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2014-05-06PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterReinstated from suspension25.108Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2014-04-24PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YRestrictedOff-RosterSuspended 10 games for being caught applying pine tar to the baseball while pitching25.096Team Roster on 2014-04-24
2014-04-24PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterStarted serving suspension25.096Team Roster on 2014-04-24
2013-10-07PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)24.262Team Roster on 2013-10-07
2013-07-08PNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)24.171Team Roster on 2013-07-08
2013-07-06PNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab24.169Team Roster on 2013-07-06
2013-06-25PNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab24.158Team Roster on 2013-06-25
2013-06-07PNew York YankeesTampa (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab24.140Team Roster on 2013-06-07
2013-03-16PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Recovering from right shoulder surgery24.057Team Roster on 2013-03-16
2012-11-01PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.287Team Roster on 2012-11-01
2012-05-04PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL23.106Team Roster on 2012-05-04
2012-03-31PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right rotator cuff tendinitis23.072Team Roster on 2012-03-31
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-23TradeTraded by Mariners with Jose Campos to Yankees for Hector Noesi and Jesus Montero 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
2005Seattle Mariners-1635,000-------35,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2011Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll22414,000-78946-2,722,607414,000449,000
2014New York YankeesTeam Payroll25538,475-52128433,256,497500,000987,475
2015New York YankeesTeam Payroll262,100,0004.09938618573,571,283507,5003,087,4752015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.1m) Avoids arbitration
2016New York YankeesTeam Payroll274,300,0005.0992591572++3,498,245507,5007,387,4752016-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.3m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll287,400,0006.0991671282++3,651,709535,00014,787,4752017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($7.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
* 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