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Mark Melancon AS-1

+ Pittsburgh Pirates Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-387
Proper Name: Mark David Melancon
Born: March 28, 1985 (30.031)
Place Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 175 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Golden (Golden,CO)
College: University of Arizona
Drafted: 2006 -- 9th round (284th overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 26,2009 (24.029)
TBC Player ID:37604
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-01-17 - Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.4m) Avoids arbitration More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]NYA #9 [2007]NYA #9
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.4m) Avoids arbitration by Pittsburgh Pirates (2015-01-17)
Organizations:NYA, HOU, BOS, PIT
Signed by:Andy Stankiewicz
Pitch Repertoire Cutter (48.75%) -- Fastball (32.61%) -- Curveball (15.38%) -- Changeup (2.85%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.21%) -- Slider (0.16%) -- Splitter (0.03%) -- Sinker (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 89.5 - [2014] - 92.51 - [2013] - 92.8 - [2012] - 93.07 - [2011] - 92.66 - [2010] - 92.79
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
67 77 76 83


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-01-17Pittsburgh PiratesCLActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.4m) Avoids arbitration40man
    2014
    2014-01-17Pittsburgh PiratesCLActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.595m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013
    2013-03-05Pittsburgh PiratesCLActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.521m)40man
    2012
    2012-12-27Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBTraded by Red Sox with Stolmy Pimentel, Ivan DeJesus Jr and Jerry Sands to Pirates for Joel Hanrahan and Brock Holt40man
    2012-06-10Boston Red SoxRPActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)40man
    2012-05-25Boston Red SoxPMinorsBoston Red SoxMLB40man
    2012-04-18Boston Red SoxPMinorsPawtucketAAAOptioned to Pawtucket (AAA)40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by Astros to Red Sox for Jed Lowie and Kyle Weiland
    Traded by Yankees with Jimmy Paredes to Astros for Lance Berkman
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 9th round (284th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 30th round (901st overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2014Pittsburgh Pirates$ 2,595,0003391463$ 500,000$ 3,221,0392014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.595m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Pittsburgh Pirates$ 521,0005202043$ 490,000$ 3,003,0672013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.521m)
    2012Boston Red Sox$ 521,0005102844$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-03-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.521m)
    2011Houston Astros$ 421,0006972123$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.421m)
    2010Houston Astros$ 400,000757370$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m)
    2010New York Yankees$ 400,000757340$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m)
    2009New York Yankees$ 400,000724350$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-04-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4m) Contract purchased from minors

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