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Matt BarnesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Boston Red Sox MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-260Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew D. Barnes
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 17,1990 [28.002]PlaceBethel,Connecticut
High SchoolBethel (Bethel,CT)
CollegeUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs,CT)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,500,000Signing ScoutsRay FagnantService Time2.110 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-BOS-#8 ... 2013-MLB-#40 ... 2013-BOS-#3 ... 2014-BOS-#9 ... 2015-BOS-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 9,2014 [24.084]
OrganizationsBOS [7] Awards6
TBC Player ID152536Retrosheet IDbarnm001MLBAM ID598264
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (61.05%) -- Curveball (28.15%) -- Changeup (10.46%) -- Slider (0.34%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 95.83 - [2017] - 95.20 - [2016] - 96.56 - [2015] - 94.77 - [2014] - 93.85
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts77Walks42Hittable59SO/BB58vsPower59Hitting0Durability63Team.509Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2009ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1Fr26S/R19535.431376000153.0543832223554301.459.170.343.919.342.39.625-
2010ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1So26ST20833.9215132110082.2793936625754201.268.600.652.728.173.00.727-
2011ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1Jr26ST211141.70161603300116.27128224311119200.875.480.312.398.563.58.733-
2012Greenville DriveSALAbos13ST22200.34550000026.2121104420100.604.05--1.3514.1710.501.000-
2012Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos35ST22553.5820200110093.0854237625916101.188.230.582.428.813.64.500-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0752.86252501100119.29743386291336201.057.300.452.1810.004.59.583-
2013Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos35ST235104.33242400000108.0112625211461357001.469.330.923.8311.252.93.333-
2013Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos34ST23100.0011000005.03000270000.945.06--3.3811.813.501.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST06104.13252500000113.0115625211481427001.449.130.873.8111.282.96.375-
2014Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos34ST24893.95232210000127.211960568461036001.298.390.563.247.262.24.471-
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos68Rel24004.0050500309.011441280001.4411.001.002.008.004.00-3.47
2015Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos34S/R25114.0617512002037.2361717322412101.548.600.725.269.801.86.500-
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos68Rel25345.4432230007043.0562826915394021.6511.721.883.148.162.60.4295.23
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos68Rel26434.05620620013166.2623230631714031.398.370.814.189.582.29.5713.72
2017Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos21ST27000.0011000001.01000110002.009.00--9.009.001.00--
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos68Rel27733.88700700015169.2573130728833011.227.360.903.6210.722.96.7003.33
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbosRel28022.8431031003031.2191010117422011.145.400.284.8311.942.47.000-0.54
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14124.09200219800412218.0205105100249324313071.358.390.983.809.942.61.5380.57
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter22253.679178131120397.03681821632814642021301.298.290.633.299.472.88.468-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10103.854128130020169.2158777311701518101.348.330.583.697.962.16.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5104.29252500000109.0113625211471367001.479.330.913.8811.232.89.333-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter553.5820200110093.0854237625916101.188.230.582.428.813.64.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.34550000026.2121104420100.604.05--1.3514.1710.501.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24103.21443684401251.020410590127924117701.127.280.432.828.603.05.706-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14124.09200219800412218.0205105100249324313071.358.390.983.809.942.61.538-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14124.09200219800412220.0205105100249324313071.358.390.983.809.942.61.5380.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12143.67504371110220.020310090158023112201.298.290.633.299.472.88.462-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Greenville Drive SALAbos22P5--12--331.0000.60------5100.03.6
2012Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos22P20--106211816.8890.80------20100.014.6
2013Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos23P24--381-1211.9170.46------24100.017.0
2013Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23P1---------------1100.00.7
2014Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P23--9101-2019.9500.83------23100.016.0
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P5-91---111.0000.200.111-100.0-5100.03.1
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25P17--34--771.0000.41------17100.011.8
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P3224343--771.0000.220.167187.5-32100.019.8
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P62-6626--881.0000.130.127558.3-62100.038.3
2017Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos27P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P70-6947--11111.0000.160.164357.1-70100.043.2
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P16921871116--27271.0000.160.1419967.9-1690.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P41--12141-2726.9630.63------410.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--381-1211.9170.44------250.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--106211816.8890.80------200.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--12--331.0000.60------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Greenville Drive SALAbos225----------
2012Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos2220----------
2013Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2324----------
2013Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos231----------
2014Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2423----------
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos245----------
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2517----------
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2532----------
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2662----------
2017Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos271----------
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2770----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege19134.78945001026.123151421033201.267.860.683.4211.283.305.13.250
2015Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25015.54808002113.011881318101.087.620.692.0812.466.005.54.000
2016Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB26200.6810010002113.111110214200.997.430.001.359.457.000.681.000
2016Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB26000.0010100001.23100010002.5016.200.000.005.4005.40.000
2017Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.9390900009.26111513101.205.590.934.6612.102.600.93.000
2018Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB28101.0080800009.04110315000.784.000.003.0015.005.001.001.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs134.78945001026.323151421033201.257.860.683.4211.283.305.13.250
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs312.2035035004245.032111121360401.006.400.402.6012.004.622.20.750
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100001.7310001001.8016.200.000.005.4005.40.000

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Big East Conference All-Conference Team (P)1
20112nd Team College All-American (SP) ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Big East Conference Pitcher of the Year3
2012Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-09-01RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.076Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-29RPBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Portland (AA) for rehab27.073Team Roster on 2017-08-29
2017-08-22RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Lower back strain27.066Team Roster on 2017-08-22
2017-04-24RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 4 games for throwing at Manny Machado26.311Team Roster on 2017-04-24
2017-04-09RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from bereavement list26.296Team Roster on 2017-04-09
2017-04-06RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement/Family Emergency List26.293Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2015-09-10RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)25.085Team Roster on 2015-09-10
2015-08-23SPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)25.067Team Roster on 2015-08-23
2015-08-17SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)25.061Team Roster on 2015-08-17
2015-07-13RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)25.026Team Roster on 2015-07-13
2015-06-28RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)25.011Team Roster on 2015-06-28
2015-06-14PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.362Team Roster on 2015-06-14
2015-05-09PBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)24.326Team Roster on 2015-05-09
2015-04-26PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.313Team Roster on 2015-04-26
2015-04-25PBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)24.312Team Roster on 2015-04-25
2015-04-09PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.296Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-04-04PBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors24.291Team Roster on 2015-04-04
2014-09-08PBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.083Team Roster on 2014-09-08
2014-04-22PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list23.309Team Roster on 2014-04-22
2014-04-15PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.302Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2013-08-29PBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)23.073Team Roster on 2013-08-29
2013-04-09PBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Portland (AA)22.296Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2012-06-09PBoston Red SoxSalem (A+)-Minors--21.357Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Red Sox 
* 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
2011Boston Red Sox-211,500,000-------1,500,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 19th overall)
2014Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24500,000-79450-3,256,497500,0002,000,000
2015Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25507,5000.1178442-3,571,283507,5002,507,500
2016Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26511,0001.1172831203,498,245507,5003,018,500
2017Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27563,5002.1157029373,651,709535,0003,582,000
2018Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28605,000-48019414,360,045545,0004,187,000
* 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