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Michael Kirkman
Birthdate: 9/18/1986 (31 y, 2 m, 2 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 19, Overall: 159, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Kirkman agreed to a minor league deal with the Braves on Tuesday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports. (1/31/2017)




SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2010Fourseam (FA)1783949761008090200.17985.195.191.6
2010Slider (SL)841516110001070000.06775.885.481.7
2010Splitter (FS)1422110000000000.50076.382.779.5
2010Curveball (CU)100000000000000.00074.774.774.7
2011Fourseam (FA)29168792199038061112.30987.397.794.2
2011Slider (SL)932224321000092000.13679.484.982.3
2011Splitter (FS)3945100010020100.25084.189.985.8
2012Fourseam (FA)410861022012404150141002.23389.197.995.0
2012Slider (SL)17936381100010200101.02877.586.383.0
2012Splitter (FS)371010311010040000.30082.588.686.1
2013Fourseam (FA)2715767231470290110103.40489.296.994.0
2013Slider (SL)142404212840020140000.30080.988.084.5
2013Curveball (CU)822110000000000.50073.679.475.3
2013Splitter (FS)200000000000000.00085.986.386.1
2014Slider (SL)3889202001020001.25079.084.181.0
2014Fourseam (FA)2857110000012001.20087.591.389.2
2014Sinker (SI)1366220000000001.33388.291.490.0
2014Splitter (FS)100000000000000.00084.284.284.2
2016Fourseam (FA)2789430101000000.50088.393.091.5
2016Slider (SL)1155210100010000.40081.585.583.6
2016Splitter (FS)2111100000000001.00083.684.384.0
TotalFourseam (FA)120526331376452119410414418.28985.197.993.9
TotalSlider (SL)547126134211371050532102.16775.888.082.9
TotalSplitter (FS)951718631020060100.35376.389.984.9
TotalSinker (SI)1366220000000001.33388.291.490.0
TotalCurveball (CU)922110000000000.50073.679.475.3

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Fourseam (FA)17816.3 %18.4 %0.89.179.306.205.511.026.2192.8-2.8.25061
2010Slider (SL)846.3 %43.8 %0.14.067.125.067.192.000.125-1.0-2.8.100-36
2010Splitter (FS)140.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.000.5000.40.2.448190
2010Curveball (CU)10.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2011Fourseam (FA)29110.1 %7.6 %1.33.309.385.574.958.265.30014.75.9.410166
2011Slider (SL)930.0 %37.5 %0.00.136.208.182.390.045.2310.3-2.4.18822
2011Splitter (FS)390.0 %40.0 %0.00.250.2001.0001.200.750.0001.00.4.417179
2012Fourseam (FA)41014.7 %13.7 %1.07.233.353.419.772.186.23513.92.3.343126
2012Slider (SL)1792.6 %52.6 %0.05.028.053.028.080.000.059-4.0-8.3.041-73
2012Splitter (FS)370.0 %40.0 %0.00.300.300.7001.000.400.4002.00.8.420181
2013Fourseam (FA)27113.4 %16.4 %0.82.404.478.6321.109.228.46715.78.4.474214
2013Slider (SL)1424.8 %33.3 %0.14.300.333.400.733.100.4624.90.3.323114
2013Curveball (CU)80.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.000.5000.40.2.444193
2013Splitter (FS)20.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2014Slider (SL)3811.1 %22.2 %0.50.250.333.500.833.250.3331.30.4.362145
2014Fourseam (FA)280.0 %14.3 %0.00.200.429.200.629.000.2500.90.1.334123
2014Sinker (SI)130.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.3330.6-0.1.297100
2014Splitter (FS)10.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2016Fourseam (FA)2711.1 %0.0 %1.00.500.556.7501.306.250.5002.71.7.544256
2016Slider (SL)110.0 %20.0 %0.00.400.400.8001.200.400.5001.30.7.490221
2016Splitter (FS)20.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.0000.60.5.878476
TotalFourseam (FA)120513.1 %13.1 %1.00.289.388.479.867.190.30950.915.6.379149
TotalSlider (SL)5473.7 %39.6 %0.09.167.209.238.447.071.2842.9-12.1.20133
TotalSplitter (FS)950.0 %33.3 %0.00.353.333.7651.098.412.4003.91.9.448198
TotalSinker (SI)130.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.3330.6-0.1.297100
TotalCurveball (CU)90.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.000.5000.40.2.444193

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2010Fourseam (FA)1789.4 %53.1 %37.5 %16.7 %0.0 %103751788.97.912.2
2010Slider (SL)8412.5 %37.5 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %523284-5.30.16.1
2010Splitter (FS)1450.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %68148.21.78.7
2010Curveball (CU)10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1010.2-3.53.5
2011Fourseam (FA)29129.0 %35.5 %35.5 %9.1 %13.6 %18610529110.010.114.3
2011Slider (SL)937.7 %38.5 %53.8 %28.6 %0.0 %613293-3.70.64.7
2011Splitter (FS)390.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %50.0 %23163911.15.112.5
2012Fourseam (FA)41020.9 %29.9 %49.3 %18.2 %12.1 %2601504106.211.613.3
2012Slider (SL)17911.8 %47.1 %41.2 %28.6 %0.0 %9386179-5.6-0.75.9
2012Splitter (FS)3720.0 %40.0 %40.0 %50.0 %50.0 %2314377.88.912.0
2013Fourseam (FA)27131.9 %31.9 %36.2 %11.8 %11.8 %1681032716.410.112.2
2013Slider (SL)14228.0 %44.0 %28.0 %28.6 %0.0 %9349142-2.0-0.63.2
2013Curveball (CU)850.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %538-2.1-5.45.9
2013Splitter (FS)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1126.95.99.4
2014Slider (SL)3833.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %231538-3.50.14.0
2014Fourseam (FA)280.0 %75.0 %25.0 %100.0 %0.0 %1810287.86.010.2
2014Sinker (SI)1316.7 %83.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %85139.36.311.5
2014Splitter (FS)10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0115.84.97.6
2016Fourseam (FA)2725.0 %62.5 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %15122710.75.011.9
2016Slider (SL)1150.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %9211-2.0-1.62.8
2016Splitter (FS)2100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1126.2-1.96.5
TotalFourseam (FA)120523.6 %37.3 %39.1 %15.1 %10.5 %75045512057.710.113.0
TotalSlider (SL)54720.5 %42.5 %37.0 %29.6 %0.0 %331216547-4.1-0.34.8
TotalSplitter (FS)9527.3 %36.4 %36.4 %25.0 %50.0 %5441959.15.911.5
TotalSinker (SI)1316.7 %83.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %85139.36.311.5
TotalCurveball (CU)950.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %639-1.9-5.25.7

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2010Fourseam (FA)17818.5 %57.0 %37.1 %88.2 %85.7 %86.4 %48.3 %5.1 %2.81.6
2010Slider (SL)8438.3 %43.2 %40.5 %55.6 %75.0 %64.7 %44.1 %14.3 %2.42.8
2010Splitter (FS)1425.0 %0.0 %21.4 %66.7 % 66.7 %14.3 %7.1 %-0.4-2.9
2010Curveball (CU)1 0.0 %0.0 %   100.0 %0.0 %0.16.4
2011Fourseam (FA)29121.4 %65.5 %46.4 %85.2 %96.3 %94.1 %56.7 %2.8 %-5.3-1.8
2011Slider (SL)9335.4 %51.1 %43.0 %58.8 %87.0 %75.0 %48.4 %10.8 %1.51.6
2011Splitter (FS)3938.5 %53.9 %43.6 %60.0 %57.1 %58.8 %33.3 %18.0 %-0.6-1.6
2012Fourseam (FA)41025.8 %63.0 %46.1 %68.8 %89.4 %84.1 %54.6 %7.3 %-1.9-0.5
2012Slider (SL)17930.0 %40.6 %34.1 %30.3 %85.7 %55.7 %38.6 %15.1 %5.63.1
2012Splitter (FS)3738.9 %63.2 %51.4 %28.6 %75.0 %57.9 %51.4 %21.6 %-2.0-5.3
2013Fourseam (FA)27119.7 %62.5 %42.4 %88.0 %91.1 %90.4 %53.1 %4.1 %-5.7-2.1
2013Slider (SL)14236.6 %62.0 %49.3 %38.5 %75.0 %61.4 %50.0 %19.0 %-2.4-1.7
2013Curveball (CU)840.0 %33.3 %37.5 %50.0 %100.0 %66.7 %37.5 %12.5 %-0.3-3.9
2013Splitter (FS)20.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.00.4
2014Slider (SL)3840.9 %37.5 %39.5 %22.2 %100.0 %53.3 %42.1 %18.4 %0.10.2
2014Fourseam (FA)2820.0 %53.9 %35.7 %66.7 %100.0 %90.0 %46.4 %3.6 %0.82.8
2014Sinker (SI)1337.5 %80.0 %53.9 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %38.5 %0.0 %0.32.6
2014Splitter (FS)10.0 % 0.0 %   0.0 %0.0 %0.0-2.6
2016Fourseam (FA)278.3 %60.0 %37.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %55.6 %0.0 %-1.2-4.6
2016Slider (SL)1150.0 %42.9 %45.5 %50.0 %100.0 %80.0 %63.6 %9.1 %-0.9-8.4
2016Splitter (FS)20.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %-0.6-29.3
TotalFourseam (FA)120521.7 %62.4 %43.6 %79.3 %91.6 %88.8 %53.7 %4.9 %-10.6-0.9
TotalSlider (SL)54734.8 %49.0 %41.1 %41.0 %81.7 %62.7 %44.8 %15.4 %6.21.1
TotalSplitter (FS)9533.9 %58.3 %43.2 %50.0 %71.4 %61.0 %37.9 %16.8 %-3.6-3.8
TotalSinker (SI)1337.5 %80.0 %53.9 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %38.5 %0.0 %0.32.6
TotalCurveball (CU)940.0 %25.0 %33.3 %50.0 %100.0 %66.7 %44.4 %11.1 %-0.2-2.7