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Jonathan Broxton
Birthdate: 6/16/1984 (32 y, 9 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/295     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 19, Overall: 60, Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Contract: $7.5M / 2 Years (2016 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Broxton was credited with his first hold in Tuesday's 9-2 Grapefruit League victory over the Marlins, pitching a clean fourth inning and recording a strikeout. (3/8/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Jonathan Broxton once closed a bunch of games. Those days are over. He's not even the most relevant Broxton in baseball anymore thanks to Keon. Last season, Broxton struck out close to a batter an inning, which is fine. He gave up a home run once every nine innings, which is tolerable. He walked nearly 10% of the hitters he faced which is bad for a reliever who isn't really good at everything else. In 2016, Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal struggled and Seung Hwan Oh got the closer job. Oh returns as closer, as do Rosenthal and lefty Kevin Siegrist. The Cardinals also signed Brett Cecil to a big free agent deal this winter. He had a dozen holds last season, and he might get that again, but it will probably come with an ERA close to four and little to no chance of a closer gig. Broxton will turn 33 this season, and he could work some magic into a low ERA if he gives up fewer homers and walks or the defense behind him gets better, but its tough to see him gaining a really important role in St. Louis' bullpen this season. (Craig Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Broxton hasn't been a full-time closer since 2012 and that isn't going to change this year. Not much to see here, unless you like a really wide set of pants.

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SeasonMayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2006May16.01.1366114032260020.183.258.350.267
2007May14.15.02641431980101020.259.375.352.329
2008May12.07.505415301110231015.294.340.490.350
2009May14.01.935462033060020.125.222.167.191
2010May14.21.8460142043021121.246.283.281.249
2011May1.113.5060002202001.000.333.000.231
2012May12.01.505012102214005.261.327.356.304
2013May10.01.80427203203027.189.286.250.250
2014May10.10.87353101102005.091.147.125.131
2015May10.27.5949161199230012.348.388.543.400
2016May9.29.31441111101014109.275.349.436.332
TotalMay125.03.74524109203575284543135.229.302.338.284

SeasonMayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2006May11.253.383.331.1330.3 %9.1 %21.2 %.1831.06.23798.6 %3.403.35
2007May12.566.282.000.0031.3 %15.6 %15.6 %.2591.67.41262.5 %2.542.98
2008May11.252.255.001.5027.8 %5.6 %22.2 %.2941.50.38246.1 %3.552.59
2009May12.863.863.330.0037.0 %11.1 %25.9 %.1250.86.21475.0 %1.531.99
2010May12.891.2310.500.0035.0 %3.3 %31.7 %.2461.09.38976.5 %0.831.83
2011May6.7513.500.500.0016.7 %33.3 %-16.7 %.0001.50.0000.0 %6.037.91
2012May3.753.001.250.7510.0 %8.0 %2.0 %.2611.33.27595.9 %4.344.36
2013May6.302.702.330.0016.7 %7.1 %9.5 %.1891.00.23375.0 %3.154.65
2014May4.351.742.500.0014.3 %5.7 %8.6 %.0910.48.10780.0 %2.754.42
2015May10.132.534.001.6924.5 %6.1 %18.4 %.3481.78.43861.7 %4.172.97
2016May8.383.722.250.9320.5 %9.1 %11.4 %.2751.55.33336.8 %3.873.73
TotalMay9.723.243.000.5825.8 %8.6 %17.2 %.2291.23.30368.6 %2.953.24

SeasonMayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006May1.0010.0 %45.0 %45.0 %5.6 %11.1 %11.1 %0.0 %17.5 %40.0 %42.5 %22.5 %57.5 %20.0 %276103173
2007May3.2038.2 %47.1 %14.7 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.1 %29.4 %26.5 %8.8 %50.0 %41.2 %269104165
2008May1.4522.9 %45.7 %31.4 %0.0 %18.2 %6.3 %0.0 %27.8 %38.9 %33.3 %16.7 %58.3 %25.0 %22172149
2009May3.2025.0 %57.1 %17.9 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.9 %25.0 %32.1 %10.7 %60.7 %28.6 %24480164
2010May1.4219.4 %47.2 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %5.9 %0.0 %22.2 %44.4 %33.3 %8.3 %61.1 %30.6 %22467157
2011May0.500.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %19910
2012May2.3325.0 %52.5 %22.5 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %36.6 %34.2 %29.3 %17.1 %61.0 %22.0 %20773134
2013May1.0923.3 %40.0 %36.7 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %23.3 %53.3 %23.3 %1505892
2014May0.797.4 %40.7 %51.9 %7.1 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %21.4 %39.3 %39.3 %14.3 %50.0 %35.7 %1234182
2015May1.4431.3 %40.6 %28.1 %0.0 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %29.4 %35.3 %35.3 %8.8 %55.9 %35.3 %20173128
2016May2.0030.0 %46.7 %23.3 %28.6 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %29.0 %45.2 %25.8 %19.4 %61.3 %19.4 %19678118
TotalMay1.5023.0 %46.3 %30.7 %5.8 %7.8 %4.5 %0.0 %30.2 %36.4 %33.4 %15.3 %56.6 %28.2 %21307581372