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Seth ManessTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2013-2017
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PositionsP-332Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Seth Maness
Height5-11Weight168BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1988 [30.130]PlacePinehurst,North Carolina
High SchoolPinecrest (Southern Pines,NC)
CollegeEast Carolina University (Greenville,NC)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 11th round (350th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Florida Marlins [Team Picks] in the 41st round (1247th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsNick BrannonService Time3.154 (2016)
MLB DebutMay 3,2013 [24.201]
OrganizationsSLN [6] KCA [2] Awards8
TBC Player ID145520Retrosheet IDmanes001MLBAM ID595307
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (52.52%) -- Changeup (20.31%) -- Fastball (16.69%) -- Slider (7.25%) -- Curveball (3.17%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.03%) -- Cutter (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 88.19 - [2016] - 88.04 - [2015] - 89.87 - [2014] - 89.82 - [2013] - 90.50
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks92Hittable33SO/BB78vsPower33Hitting3Durability61Team.535Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008East CarolinaConfUSANCAA-1Fr43ST19923.5716151000098.09949391420811401.219.061.281.837.414.05.818-
2009East CarolinaConfUSANCAA-1So43ST20934.71181621002107.012362561318832001.3210.351.091.516.984.61.750-
2010East CarolinaConfUSANCAA-1Jr43ST211034.17171521001101.012356471216900001.3710.921.071.427.995.63.769-
2011East CarolinaConfUSANCAA-1Sr43ST221031.71151505200105.0843120317801100.967.200.261.466.864.71.769-
2011Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-sln6S/R22010.911073000039.22711403310000.766.13--0.687.0310.33.000-
2011Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln5Rel22101.8020200005.04110030000.807.20----5.400.001.000-
2011Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-Rel22104.3230300008.07440280001.087.56--2.168.644.001.000-
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0211.531578000052.13816905420000.816.45--0.857.138.40.667-
2012Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln43ST23312.15770000046.045131151290001.008.800.980.205.6729.00.750-
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln27ST231133.27202001000123.21225045139832001.068.880.950.656.049.22.786-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01442.97272701000169.2167635618101122001.048.860.950.535.9411.20.778-
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33ST24224.32440000025.034121223180001.4812.240.721.086.486.00.500-
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61Rel24522.3266066004162.0651716413352001.269.440.581.895.082.69.7143.39
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61Rel25642.91730730017380.0772926711552101.108.630.781.236.165.00.6003.31
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61Rel26424.26760760013363.0773530713462001.4210.940.991.856.543.54.6673.73
2016Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln41Rel27003.0030300003.01111100000.673.003.003.00--0.00--
2016Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln13Rel27000.0020200002.01000000000.504.50------0.00--
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0001.8050500005.02111100000.603.601.801.80--0.00--
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43Rel27223.41290290013031.234141228162001.339.660.572.274.552.00.5003.72
2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca22Rel28226.13240240011247.063323278351001.5112.061.341.536.704.38.500-
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca63Rel28103.7280800109.216543240001.8614.902.791.863.722.001.0006.99
2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkcaRel29014.63514002011.217962180001.5413.111.540.776.178.00.000-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18103.21252025200487245.02691008823471568101.289.800.841.715.683.32.6430.52
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter20103.3580394110132309.032113311630282153001.129.280.870.816.227.68.667-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter455.25355300013285.211553501112611001.4812.081.161.266.415.08.444-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1133.27232031000126.212351461410832001.058.740.990.715.908.30.786-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.481073000054.052171553370001.018.610.830.506.1312.33.800-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.8020200005.04110030000.807.20----5.400.001.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter010.911073000039.22711403310000.766.13--0.687.0310.33.000-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter38113.54666157203411.242919816242713344501.219.380.921.557.304.70.776-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17103.19244024400477236.0253958420451528101.269.590.761.715.763.38.630-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.7280800109.216543240001.8614.902.791.863.722.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1693.21224022400436220.0240897820421397101.289.800.841.715.683.32.6400.52
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1473.355728291091220.0227948221201522001.129.280.870.816.227.68.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln27p23820150004000200100.250.238.250.4885021.263.000.000.2100.009.520.000.000.000.00
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln33p2425011000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.200.2540.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61p24665010000000300001.200.200.200.400105.500.000.000.1780.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61p25735020000000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.000.3570.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61p26773000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43p27271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24314030000000600001.214.214.214.4283014.375.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1125161004000300100.240.231.280.5117126.261.040.040.0000.0011.540.000.000.0016.67
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25011000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.200.0000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter920150004000200100.250.238.250.4885021.263.000.000.0000.009.520.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24314030000000600001.214.214.214.4283014.375.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629020000000400001.214.214.214.428209.375.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162368158815005900044001500.240.231.280.51110315383.261.040.040.0000.0011.540.000.000.0016.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln22P10--37--10101.0001.00------10100.013.3
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln22P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.5
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln22P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.2
2012Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln23P7--49--13131.0001.86------7100.05.1
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln23P20--517122322.9571.10------20100.014.5
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln24P4---4--441.0001.00------4100.02.8
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P66-6279--16161.0000.240.262-100.0-66100.040.7
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P73-80921243230.9380.410.381325.0-73100.045.1
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P76-63511-116161.0000.210.251-100.0-7798.746.9
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln27P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2016Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27P2---------------2100.01.4
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P29-31462-1210.8330.340.321150.0-29100.017.9
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28P24--29--11111.0000.46------24100.017.0
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P8-9-1-1111.0000.130.111150.0-8100.04.9
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca29P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.6
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P252-2452548467773.9480.290.306554.5-2520.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P35--214--16161.0000.46------350.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--518122423.9581.00------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P10--59--14141.0001.40------100.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---2--221.0001.00------20.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--37--10101.0001.00------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln2210----------
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln222----------
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln223----------
2012Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln237----------
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2320----------
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln244----------
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2466----------
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2573----------
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2676----------
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln273----------
2016Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln272----------
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2729----------
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca2824----------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca288----------
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca295----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Bourne BravesCape Cod LeagueCollege20213.44853110034.03016130541101.037.940.001.3210.858.204.24.667
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24003.8640400007.0833017001.2910.290.001.299.007.003.86.000
2013St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB24000.0020200001.11000000000.916.750.000.000.0000.00.000
2013St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB24000.0030300001.12000010001.8213.500.000.006.7500.00.000
2013St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB24003.8640400002.13211020001.4311.573.860.007.7107.71.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25128.4911011005111.22111111310002.1416.200.772.317.713.338.49.333
2014St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB25000.0020200001.01000010001.009.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB25100.0040400204.24000010000.957.710.000.001.9300.001.000
2015St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26010.9010010002110.0911009000.908.100.000.008.1000.90.000
2015St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB26005.4020200001.22110110002.5010.800.005.405.401.005.40.000
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27007.2770700008.21577142002.3215.581.044.152.080.507.27.000
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29004.0070700009.01344122001.6713.001.002.002.001.004.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs213.44853110034.03016130541101.037.940.001.3210.858.204.24.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs135.0539039007246.366262631030001.6412.820.581.945.833.005.05.250
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs002.2560600004.0411012001.259.000.002.254.502.002.25.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs100.0070700206.0600002001.009.000.000.003.0000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8640400002.3321102001.2911.573.860.007.7107.71.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2641000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs91000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20081st Team College Freshman All-American (SP) ... Conference USA All-Conference Team (P) ... Conference USA Freshman of the Year3
2009Conference USA All-Conference Team (P)1
2010Conference USA All-Conference Team (P) ... Conference USA Pitcher of the Year2
2011Conference USA All-Conference Team (P)1
2012Texas League All-Star (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-10PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals29.208  
2018-04-30PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.198Team Roster on 2018-04-30
2018-04-28PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)29.196Team Roster on 2018-04-28
2018-04-22PKansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)29.190Team Roster on 2018-04-22
2018-04-02PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)29.170Team Roster on 2018-04-02
2017-11-07RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.024Team Roster on 2017-11-07
2017-10-04RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent28.355  
2017-07-06RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.265Team Roster on 2017-07-06
2017-07-01RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.260Team Roster on 2017-07-01
2017-06-06RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)28.235Team Roster on 2017-06-06
2017-05-10RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors28.208Team Roster on 2017-05-10
2017-05-01RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.199Team Roster on 2017-05-01
2017-04-20RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.188Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-18RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)28.186Team Roster on 2017-04-18
2017-02-12RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.121Team Roster on 2017-02-12
2016-12-01RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.048  
2016-11-03RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.020Team Roster on 2016-11-03
2016-09-04RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.325Team Roster on 2016-09-04
2016-08-16RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right elbow27.306Team Roster on 2016-08-16
2016-06-20RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.249Team Roster on 2016-06-20
2016-05-15RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow inflammation27.213Team Roster on 2016-05-15
2016-01-17RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.4m) [Avoids arbitration]27.095Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2013-04-29RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.197Team Roster on 2013-04-29
2013-04-07PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)24.175Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2012-06-12PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-Minors--23.241Team Roster on 2012-06-12
* 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
2013St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll24490,000-77538-3,023,990490,000490,000
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25509,000-64827293,256,497500,000999,000
2015St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26530,0002.15456822373,571,283507,5001,529,000
2016St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll271,400,0003.15442618533,498,245507,5002,929,0002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll281,250,000-45623493,651,709535,0004,179,0002017-02-12 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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