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Matt Koch
Birthdate: 11/2/1990 (26 y, 4 m, 22 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 12, Overall: 107, Team: New York Mets
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RotoWire News: Koch was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Monday. (3/20/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: He only threw 18 major league innings in 2016, but Matt Koch is an intriguing option for a team sorely in need of arms. He features a fastball that tops out in the mid-90s which he mainly combines with a cutter. He's not a big strikeout guy, with only 5.00 strikeouts per nine that align with a 4.82 figure that he posted across Triple-A in 2016. The good news there is that his walk numbers are also extremely low, with 2.00 walks per nine at the major league level and 1.16 in Reno. He doesn't have an especially high ground ball rate, but did manage to induce soft contact to the tune of a 28.3 Soft%. That element could be sustainable as long as his ability to locate his pitches remains consistent, which his minor league performance indicates that it should. The biggest question is whether he profiles as a starter or a reliever moving forward, which would obviously affect his fantasy value. He'll likely have an opportunity to start in the spring, but as a former college closer he may have longer-term value in the back end of the Arizona bullpen. If he can latch onto a starting job and the team behind him can return to their status as one of the more efficient defensive teams, then he might become an intriguing option. His value as a reliever, though, may take longer to establish. (Randy Holt)

The Quick Opinion: Matt Koch only made seven appearances in 2016, including two starts, but has an intriguing future. As a guy who can induce soft contact and avoid walks, he could profile as a solid back end starter or effective reliever, something that will be decided early next year.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Mets (A-)02013223.17.332.700.39.32465.5 %  5.013.54  
2013Mets (A)640181582.17.430.440.77.34656.1 %  4.703.15  
2014Mets (A+)10402222120.14.712.390.52.32467.5 %  4.644.22  
2015Mets (AA)48035888.15.601.530.51.31372.0 %  3.463.40  
2015Diamondbacks (AA)100117.17.364.910.00.111100.0 %  0.003.30  
2016Diamondbacks (AA)240141474.25.911.570.84.32466.5 %  4.703.87  
2016Diamondbacks (AAA)4207746.24.821.160.58.32575.7 %  3.093.87  
2016Diamondbacks1117218.05.002.000.50.15480.9 %41.2 %4.5 %2.003.765.070.3
2017Depth Charts01010010.05.752.081.29.31068.7 %  4.714.58 0.0
2017Steamer01010010.06.391.961.23.29970.0 %44.5 % 4.394.294.430.0
2017ZiPS6712818114.35.122.201.34.30967.5 %  5.044.86 0.5
Total- - -1117218.05.002.000.50.15480.9 %41.2 %4.5 %2.003.765.070.3

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Mets (A-)025.01132000  23.110425131317032019
2013Mets (A)644.701815100  82.1350100524374023068
2014Mets (A+)1044.642222000  120.152914167627320138363
2015Mets (AA)483.46358000  88.1367953734515145055
2015Diamondbacks (AA)100.0011000  7.1282000400006
2016Diamondbacks (AA)244.701414000  74.2319874139713030049
2016Diamondbacks (AAA)423.0977000  46.219455181636101025
2016Diamondbacks112.00720010018.06994414020010
2017Depth Charts014.71100  01 10.0 116512 1  6
2017Steamer014.391000001 10.043115512 0  7
2017ZiPS675.042818  1  114.3 13268641728175165
Total- - -112.00720010018.06994414020010

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Mets (A-)7.332.702.710.3918.3 %6.7 %11.5 %.2661.37.32465.5 %  3.54
2013Mets (A)7.430.4417.000.7719.4 %1.1 %18.3 %.2911.26.34656.1 %  3.15
2014Mets (A+)4.712.391.970.5211.9 %6.1 %5.9 %.2911.44.32467.5 %  4.22
2015Mets (AA)5.601.533.670.5115.0 %4.1 %10.9 %.2731.25.31372.0 %  3.40
2015Diamondbacks (AA)7.364.911.500.0021.4 %14.3 %7.1 %.0830.82.111100.0 %  3.30
2016Diamondbacks (AA)5.911.573.770.8415.4 %4.1 %11.3 %.2871.34.32466.5 %  3.87
2016Diamondbacks (AAA)4.821.164.170.5812.9 %3.1 %9.8 %.2931.31.32575.7 %  3.87
2016Diamondbacks5.002.002.500.5014.5 %5.8 %8.7 %.1430.72.15480.9 %46903.76
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts5.752.082.761.29   .2841.35.31068.7 %  4.58
2017Steamer6.391.963.261.2316.6 %5.1 %11.5 %.2701.31.29970.0 %  4.29
2017ZiPS5.122.202.321.34   .2901.40.30967.5 %  4.86
Total- - -5.002.002.500.5014.5 %5.8 %8.7 %.1430.72.15480.9 %46903.76

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2016Diamondbacks0.9515.7 %41.2 %43.1 %9.1 %4.5 %4.8 %0.0 %39.6 %35.8 %24.5 %28.3 %43.4 %28.3 %4.771235.07
Total- - -0.9515.7 %41.2 %43.1 %9.1 %4.5 %4.8 %0.0 %39.6 %35.8 %24.5 %28.3 %43.4 %28.3 %4.771235.07

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2016Diamondbacks212282120577157234
Total- - -212282120577157234

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2016Diamondbacks0.35-1.001.356.680.651.011.011.292.3830.62-0.2721
Total- - -0.35-1.001.356.680.651.011.011.292.3830.62-0.2721

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Diamondbacks50.0% (92.0) 39.3% (89.2)5.6% (79.8)5.1% (84.8)   
Total- - -50.0% (92.0) 39.3% (89.2)5.6% (79.8)5.1% (84.8)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Diamondbacks39.3 %12.4 %3.4 %   35.5 %4.7 %  4.7 %   
Total- - -39.3 %12.4 %3.4 %   35.5 %4.7 %  4.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Diamondbacks92.091.887.8   88.980.0  84.8  
Total- - -92.091.887.8   88.980.0  84.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Diamondbacks0.9 3.80.10.9  0.74 4.100.487.13  
Total- - -0.9 3.80.10.9  0.74 4.100.487.13  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Diamondbacks0.40.50.3   3.60.1  0.9  
Total- - -0.40.50.3   3.60.1  0.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Diamondbacks0.401.743.44   4.370.57  8.11  
Total- - -0.401.743.44   4.370.57  8.11  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Diamondbacks35.1 %70.0 %53.0 %70.0 %92.9 %85.5 %51.3 %66.7 %7.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -35.1 %70.0 %53.0 %70.0 %92.9 %85.5 %51.3 %66.7 %7.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Diamondbacks34.6 %67.7 %53.0 %66.7 %93.2 %85.5 %55.6 %23.3
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -34.6 %67.7 %53.0 %66.7 %93.2 %85.5 %55.6 %23.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016DiamondbacksP7218.0000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P7218.0000000000 0   .000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016DiamondbacksP18.00  000              
Total- - -P18.00  000              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016DiamondbacksP18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Diamondbacks0.80.6-0.10.52.10.3$2.0 
Total- - -0.80.6-0.10.52.10.3$2.0 

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  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 12, Overall: 107
    • Team: New York Mets
    • School: Louisville
  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 37, Pick: 27, Overall: 1128
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Washington HS