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Biography Data
Positions: P-312
Proper Name: Brian Robert Matusz
Born: February 11, 1987 (29.296)
Place Grand Junction, Colorado
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 200 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: St. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)
College: University of San Diego
Drafted: 2008 -- 1st round (4th overall) by Baltimore Orioles (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 4,2009 (22.174)
Service Time:5.156 (2015)
TBC Player ID:54390
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-08-29 - Chicago Cubs - Activated from disabled list More
Prospect Ranks:[2010]MLB #5 BAL #1 [2009]MLB #25 BAL #3
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs (2016-06-15)
Organizations:BAL, CHN
Signed by:Mark Ralston
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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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-08-29Chicago CubsRPMinorsArizona CubsRkActivated from disabled list---
    2016-08-17Chicago CubsRPD7IowaAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-08-12Chicago CubsRPMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2016-08-04Chicago CubsRPMinorsChicago CubsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2016-08-01Chicago CubsRPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2016-07-31Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2016-07-14Chicago CubsRPMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2016-07-12Chicago CubsRPD7TennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab---
    2016-07-02Chicago CubsRPD7Arizona CubsRkAssigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) for rehab---
    2016-06-27Chicago CubsRPD7IowaAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-06-25Chicago CubsRPMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2016-06-15Chicago CubsRPMinorsChicago CubsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-06-02RPFAMLBReleased by Braves---
    2016-05-24Atlanta BravesRPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBTraded from Orioles to Braves for Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek40man
    2016-05-23Baltimore OriolesRPDFABaltimore OriolesMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2016-04-24Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-04-15Baltimore OriolesRPDL-15FrederickA+Assigned to Frederick (A+) for rehab40man
    2016-04-03Baltimore OriolesRPDL-15Baltimore OriolesMLBDL-15 Back discomfort40man
    2016-02-05Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2015
    2015-05-25Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSuspended 8 games for foreign substance on his arm40man
    2015-01-17Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2014
    2014-01-17Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.4m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2013
    2013-01-18Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.6m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2012
    2012-08-24Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)40man
    2012-07-01Baltimore OriolesSPMinorsNorfolkAAAOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)40man
    2012-05-04Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLB40man
    2008
    2008-08-15Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Orioles to Major League Contract
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Baltimore Orioles in 1st round (4th overall) of 2008 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 4th round (133rd overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Baltimore Orioles$ 3,900,0002901368$ 507,500$ 4,325,6902016-02-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2015Baltimore Orioles$ 3,200,0003031567$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2014Baltimore Orioles$ 2,400,0003391563$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2013Baltimore Orioles$ 1,600,0003751758$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.6m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2012Baltimore Orioles$ 1,450,0003761559$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Baltimore Orioles$ 1,350,0003891457$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Baltimore Orioles$ 1,300,0003801458$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Baltimore Orioles$ 400,000724450$ 400,000$ 2,746,792

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