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Brian MatuszTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2009-2016
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-345Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Robert Matusz
Height6-4Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 11,1987 [31.278]PlaceGrand Junction,Colorado
High SchoolSt. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)
CollegeUniversity of San Diego (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Team Picks] in the 4th round (133rd overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$3,200,000Signing ScoutsMark RalstonService Time6.048 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-MLB-#25 ... 2009-BAL-#3 ... 2010-MLB-#5 ... 2010-BAL-#1
MLB DebutAugust 4,2009 [22.174]
OrganizationsBAL [8] ARI [1] CHN [1] Awards12Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID54390Retrosheet IDmatub001MLBAM ID451085
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (41.91%) -- Slider (16.57%) -- Changeup (14.51%) -- Curveball (9.54%) -- Cutter (9.20%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (8.28%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 89.41 - [2015] - 90.82 - [2014] - 90.53 - [2013] - 91.37 - [2012] - 90.97 - [2011] - 87.77 - [2010] - 89.91
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks61Hittable52SO/BB66vsPower52Hitting0Durability53Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006San DiegoWCCNCAA-1Fr17ST19434.2515132100189.0844342339931101.388.490.303.949.402.38.571-
2007San DiegoWCCNCAA-1So17ST201032.85181801000123.09847398371635101.107.170.592.7111.934.41.769-
2008San DiegoWCCNCAA-1Jr17ST211221.71151413300105.08329204221419001.007.110.341.8912.096.41.857-
2009Frederick KeysCaroA+bal15ST22422.1611110000066.2562216521755001.157.560.672.8310.123.57.667-
2009Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal11ST22701.55880110046.03198211460000.916.020.392.148.944.181.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01121.91191901100112.18731247321215001.056.930.562.559.643.78.846-
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal52ST22524.63880000044.2522423614380001.4810.481.212.827.662.71.7144.08
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17ST2310124.30323200000175.2173888419631431001.348.860.973.237.332.27.4553.93
2011Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-ST24002.2511000004.02110220001.004.50--4.504.501.00--
2011Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST24000.0011000006.03000110000.674.50--1.501.501.00--
2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal17ST24233.46990110054.2512321419412001.288.400.663.136.752.16.400-
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--ST0233.0611110110064.2562422422442001.217.790.563.066.122.00.400-
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17ST241910.6912120000049.28160591824380002.1114.683.264.356.891.58.1007.66
2012Norfolk TidesILAAAbal17S/R25214.211064111147.0432422215324101.238.230.382.876.132.13.667-
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17S/R256104.87341618002098.011261531541810001.5610.291.383.777.441.98.3754.69
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17Rel26213.5365065009051.0432120316500001.167.590.532.828.823.13.6672.79
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17Rel27233.48630630011051.2512320717533001.328.881.222.969.233.12.4003.83
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17Rel28142.94580580016049.0381816520562001.186.980.923.6710.292.80.2003.40
2016Arizona CubsArizRkchn52ST29001.2944000007.031101100000.573.86--1.2912.8610.00--
2016Frederick KeysCaroA+bal40Rel29001.2920200107.031110120000.433.861.29--15.430.00--
2016Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal16S/R290021.0031200003.08772140003.0024.006.003.0012.004.00--
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn35Rel29002.7010100003.02110260001.205.40--5.4016.203.00--
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn11S/R29013.38431000013.0125514171001.208.100.682.7011.484.25.000-
2016Minor Totals (5 teams)MinorAA--S/R0014.011486001033.228151548491001.077.491.072.1413.106.13.000-
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17Rel290012.0070700206.011883710003.0016.504.5010.501.500.14-12.81
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn15ST290018.0011000003.06663221002.6718.009.006.006.001.00-16.81
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAari17Rel30016.1111011002017.226121235130101.7513.251.532.556.622.60.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter27414.922806921100400526.2567309289792044627001.469.651.343.477.872.26.3971.35
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1583.106544213341273.024010695208225912201.177.830.652.678.453.16.652-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter464.073418162231131.2132646010431037201.328.950.682.926.992.40.400-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter702.4513103110058.2441716415570001.016.750.612.308.743.801.000-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter422.0914122001077.2612418623895001.087.070.702.6710.313.87.667-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.2944000007.031101100000.573.86--1.2912.8610.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2682.87484535301317.0265119101159839715201.157.520.432.7811.274.05.765-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter27414.852796821100400523.2561303283762024606001.459.601.303.467.882.28.397-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0011000003.06663221002.6718.009.006.006.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11174.92117298800170220.023612912033851923001.469.651.343.477.872.26.3931.35
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1263.105235172231220.01918476166520610201.177.830.652.678.453.16.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p2312000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p2412000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p25344010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2210.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn11p2931000000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.34533.330.000.000.000.000.00
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAari17p3051000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1028010000000200000.125.125.125.250108.167.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter82000000001101000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.500.00025.0025.001.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter82000000001101000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.500.00025.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1018010000000200000.125.125.125.250108.167.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16213020000000300000.125.125.125.2502013.167.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16241000000002020020000.000.333.000.3330081.000.000.500.00025.0025.001.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Frederick Keys CaroA+bal22P11--310-213131.0001.18------11100.07.9
2009Bowie Baysox EastAAbal22P8--22--441.0000.50------8100.05.6
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22P8844-5--551.0000.630.11-----8100.04.9
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23P3232175821113029.9670.910.17-----32100.019.8
2011Frederick Keys CaroA+bal24P1---------------1100.00.7
2011Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24P1---------------1100.00.7
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal24P9--281-1110.9091.11------9100.06.3
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P12124912--331.0000.250.06-----12100.07.4
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal25P10--1---111.0000.10------10100.06.9
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P341698210--12121.0000.350.122340.0-34100.021.0
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P65-51-6-1661.0000.090.121150.0-65100.040.1
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P63-5116--771.0000.110.14-10.0-63100.038.9
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P58-49-4--441.0000.070.08-10.0-58100.035.8
2016Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn29P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.07.1
2016Frederick Keys CaroA+bal29P2---------------2100.01.4
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal29P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn29P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn29P4---------------4100.02.8
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P7-6-------------7100.04.3
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P113-1--111.0001.000.33-----1100.00.6
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari30P11---------------11100.07.7
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P280695261255126867.9850.240.133633.3-2800.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--381-1211.9170.32------340.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13--33--661.0000.46------130.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P14--310-213131.0000.93------140.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---2--221.0000.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2211----------
2009Bowie Baysox EastAAbal228----------
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal228----------
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2332----------
2011Frederick Keys CaroA+bal241----------
2011Bowie Baysox EastAAbal241----------
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal249----------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2412----------
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2510----------
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2534----------
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2665----------
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2763----------
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2858----------
2016Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn294----------
2016Frederick Keys CaroA+bal292----------
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal293----------
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn291----------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn294----------
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal297----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291----------
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari3011----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor21244.85761000026.02616146731001.279.002.082.4210.734.435.54.333
2009Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB22000.0000000024.0410010101.259.000.002.250.000.002.25.000
2010Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23122.59660000024.119871321100.917.030.371.117.777.002.96.333
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24025.93541000013.2171093713001.8211.201.984.618.561.866.59.000
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25113.65606000024.22910100322001.3210.580.001.098.037.333.65.500
2012Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB25012.0850500204.12111251000.984.152.084.1510.382.502.08.000
2013Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26114.05743000020.021993416001.259.451.351.807.204.004.05.500
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27003.0031200006.0422015000.836.000.001.507.505.003.00.000
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB270013.5010100100.21111010005.0013.5013.500.0013.50013.50.000
2015Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28111.80826000015.012332113000.877.201.200.607.8013.001.80.500
2016Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29004.5020200102.0211110001.509.004.504.500.000.004.50.000
2017Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30105.6880800006.11054119101.8014.211.421.4212.799.007.111.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs244.85761000026.02616146731001.279.002.082.4210.734.435.54.333
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs573.494517280012116.01184945112299301.219.160.851.717.684.503.80.417
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs012.0850500204.3211125100.924.152.084.1510.382.502.08.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5010100100.7111101001.5013.5013.500.0013.50013.50.000

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005High School All-American - 3rd Team (P)1
20062nd Team College Freshman All-American (SP)1
20072nd Team College All-American (SP) ... West Coast Conference All-Conference Team (SP)2
20081st Team College All-American (SP) ... CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Long Beach) ... West Coast Conference All-Conference Team (P) ... West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year4
2009Baltimore Orioles Minor League Player of the Year ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP)2
2010AL Rookie of the Month (August) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (p)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-06-01RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks30.110  
2017-04-06RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)30.054Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-02-12RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.001Team Roster on 2017-02-12
2016-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.269  
2016-08-29RPChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list29.199Team Roster on 2016-08-29
2016-08-17RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.187Team Roster on 2016-08-17
2016-08-12RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)29.182Team Roster on 2016-08-12
2016-08-04RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.174Team Roster on 2016-08-04
2016-08-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.171Team Roster on 2016-08-01
2016-07-31RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.170Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-07-14RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)29.153Team Roster on 2016-07-14
2016-07-12RPChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-DL-7InjuredAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab29.151Team Roster on 2016-07-12
2016-07-02RPChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)-DL-7InjuredAssigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) for rehab29.141Team Roster on 2016-07-02
2016-06-27RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.136Team Roster on 2016-06-27
2016-06-25RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)29.134Team Roster on 2016-06-25
2016-06-15RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.124Team Roster on 2016-06-15
2016-06-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Braves29.111  
2016-05-24RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Orioles to Braves for Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek29.102Team Roster on 2016-05-24
2016-05-23RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.101Team Roster on 2016-05-23
2016-04-24RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.072Team Roster on 2016-04-24
2016-04-15RPBaltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Frederick (A+) for rehab29.063Team Roster on 2016-04-15
2016-04-03RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Back discomfort29.051Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2016-02-05RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]28.359Team Roster on 2016-02-05
2015-05-25RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 8 games for foreign substance on his arm28.103Team Roster on 2015-05-25
2015-01-17RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]27.340Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-01-17RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.4m) [Avoids arbitration]26.340Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-01-18RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($1.6m) [Avoids arbitration]25.341Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-08-24RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)25.194Team Roster on 2012-08-24
2012-07-01SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)25.140Team Roster on 2012-07-01
2012-05-04SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActive--25.082Team Roster on 2012-05-04
2008-08-25RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2009-2012 ($3.473m) [MLB Contract] 0.425--0.5--0.55--0.65 plus draft signing bonus of $3.2m21.195Team Roster on 2008-08-25
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-04-03InjuredDisabled -- Strained left intercostal muscle 
2008-08-15ContractSigned by Orioles to Major League Contract 
* 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
2008Baltimore Orioles-213,200,000-------3,200,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (1st round - 4th overall)
2009Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll22400,000-72445-2,746,792400,0003,600,000
2010Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll231,300,000-38014582,812,412400,0004,900,000
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll241,350,000-38914572,722,607414,0006,250,000
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll251,450,000-37615592,954,887480,0007,700,000
2013Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll261,600,000-37517583,023,990490,0009,300,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($1.6m) [Avoids arbitration]
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll272,400,000-33915633,256,497500,00011,700,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
2015Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll283,200,0005.15630315673,571,283507,50014,900,0002015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll293,900,0006.0482861569++3,498,245507,50018,800,0002016-02-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016-06-15 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll293,900,0006.0482861769++3,498,245507,50018,800,0002016-02-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016-06-15 - 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