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Matt Capps
Birthdate: 9/3/1983 (30 y, 11 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/260     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 1, Overall: 193, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Capps (shoulder) has been shut down in extended spring training due to recurring soreness. (5/22/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2005Pirates000404.06.750.000.00.41766.7 %25.0 %0.0 %4.502.273.300.1
2006Pirates91185080.26.251.341.34.28074.5 %40.7 %12.2 %3.794.254.030.4
2007Pirates471876079.07.291.820.57.26080.3 %31.3 %4.4 %2.283.164.151.7
2008Pirates (R)000222.09.000.000.00.28650.0 %  0.001.51  
2008Pirates (AA)000303.015.003.000.00.000100.0 %  0.000.91  
2008Pirates (AAA)000101.25.4016.200.00.000100.0 %  0.007.52  
2008Pirates232149053.26.540.840.84.26372.3 %31.1 %6.8 %3.023.283.891.0
2009Pirates482757054.17.622.821.66.36072.2 %40.7 %13.5 %5.804.904.30-0.4
20102 Teams534274073.07.272.100.74.30977.8 %49.8 %8.7 %2.473.233.311.2
    2010Nationals332647046.07.431.760.98.31375.5 %48.3 %10.0 %2.743.433.340.6
    2010Twins201627027.07.002.670.33.30381.7 %52.7 %5.3 %2.002.893.270.6
2010Twins000101.00.000.000.00.40050.0 %20.0 %0.0 %9.003.086.74 
2011Twins471569065.24.661.781.37.26375.4 %41.6 %11.1 %4.254.754.49-0.2
2012Twins (A+)100212.04.500.000.00.1430.0 %  0.002.39  
2012Twins141430029.15.521.231.53.24776.0 %41.8 %13.2 %3.684.494.180.0
2013Indians (AAA)000607.03.861.291.29.250100.0 %  1.294.63  
2014Steamer11020020.06.482.201.16.29572.6 %  4.044.13 0.0
2014Oliver12 27027.05.372.011.34.28774.8 %  4.034.58 -0.2
2014ZiPS22 28026.35.822.051.37.30468.0 %  4.794.53 -0.1
2014Indians (R)000425.07.203.601.80.33352.6 %  7.206.82  
Total- - -29331384440439.26.531.721.08.28675.5 %39.5 %9.5 %3.523.924.023.7
Postseason- - -000101.00.000.000.00.40050.0 %20.0 %0.0 %9.003.086.74 


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2005Pirates004.5040000004.0165220001003
2006Pirates913.7985000113980.23298137341212534056
2007Pirates472.28760001815379.03156422205161031064
2008Pirates (R)000.0022000  2.092100000002
2008Pirates (AA)000.0030000  3.0100000100005
2008Pirates (AAA)000.0010000  1.290000300001
2008Pirates233.0249000210553.221147201855020039
2009Pirates485.8057000271554.12517336351017330046
20102 Teams532.4774000420673.0305752720617401059
    2010Nationals332.7447000260446.019951201459300038
    2010Twins202.0027000160227.0106247618101021
2010Twins009.0010000 01.052110000000
2011Twins474.2569000157965.22746631311013141034
2012Twins (A+)100.0021000  2.081100000001
2012Twins143.6830000140129.112028131254103018
2013Indians (AAA)001.2960000  7.0256111100003
2014Steamer114.04200  0  20.0852110935 1  14
2014Oliver124.03270     27.01142913124611  16
2014ZiPS224.79280     26.3 29151446111017
2014Indians (R)007.2042000  5.0236541201004
Total- - -29333.524440001383638439.2182143918817253842416100319
Postseason- - -009.0010000 01.052110000000

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2005Pirates6.750.003.000.0018.8 %0.0 %18.8 %.3331.25.41766.7 %108542.27
2005Average6.383.172.021.0416.5 %8.2 %8.3 %.2601.37.29271.6 %  4.47
2006Pirates6.251.344.671.3417.0 %3.7 %13.4 %.2581.15.28074.5 %86954.25
2006Average6.593.302.001.1216.8 %8.4 %8.4 %.2651.41.29870.9 %  4.58
2007Pirates7.291.824.000.5720.3 %5.1 %15.2 %.2161.01.26080.3 %52713.16
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Pirates (R)9.000.002.000.0022.2 %0.0 %22.2 %.2221.00.28650.0 %  1.51
2008Pirates (AA)15.003.005.000.0050.0 %10.0 %40.0 %.0000.33.000100.0 %  0.91
2008Pirates (AAA)5.4016.200.330.0011.1 %33.3 %-22.2 %.0001.80.000100.0 %  7.52
2008Pirates6.540.847.800.8418.5 %2.4 %16.1 %.2300.97.26372.3 %71773.28
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Pirates7.622.822.711.6618.3 %6.8 %11.6 %.3161.66.36072.2 %1401174.90
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
20102 Teams7.272.103.470.7419.3 %5.6 %13.8 %.2601.26.30977.8 %61803.23
    2010Nationals7.431.764.220.9819.1 %4.5 %14.6 %.2681.30.31375.5 %68863.43
    2010Twins7.002.672.630.3319.8 %7.6 %12.3 %.2451.19.30381.7 %48692.89
2010Twins0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %.4002.00.40050.0 %216733.08
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Twins4.661.782.621.3712.4 %4.7 %7.7 %.2571.20.26375.4 %1041174.75
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Twins (A+)4.500.001.000.0012.5 %0.0 %12.5 %.1250.50.1430.0 %  2.39
2012Twins5.521.234.501.5315.0 %3.3 %11.7 %.2411.09.24776.0 %901084.49
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Indians (AAA)3.861.293.001.2912.0 %4.0 %8.0 %.2501.00.250100.0 %  4.63
2014Steamer6.482.202.941.1616.9 %5.8 %11.2 %.2641.29.29572.6 %  4.13
2014Oliver5.372.012.671.3414.0 %5.3 %8.8 %.2711.31.28774.8 %  4.58
2014ZiPS5.822.052.831.37   .2811.33.30468.0 %  4.53
2014Indians (R)7.203.602.001.8017.4 %8.7 %8.7 %.3001.60.33352.6 %  6.82
Total- - -6.531.723.801.0817.5 %4.6 %12.9 %.2551.19.28675.5 %84923.92
Postseason- - -0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %.4002.00.40050.0 %216733.08

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2005Pirates1.0050.0 %25.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %2.97773.30
2006Pirates1.0219.5 %40.7 %39.8 %11.2 %12.2 %6.0 %16.7 %3.73894.03
2007Pirates0.6218.5 %31.3 %50.2 %12.3 %4.4 %7.0 %0.0 %3.65924.15
2008Pirates0.6823.0 %31.1 %46.0 %12.2 %6.8 %14.0 %0.0 %3.49903.89
2009Pirates1.0018.7 %40.7 %40.7 %12.2 %13.5 %5.4 %0.0 %3.751014.30
20102 Teams1.5919.0 %49.8 %31.2 %10.1 %8.7 %5.5 %12.5 %3.14823.31
    2010Nationals1.4217.7 %48.3 %34.0 %10.0 %10.0 %5.6 %0.0 %3.12843.34
    2010Twins2.0521.6 %52.7 %25.7 %10.5 %5.3 %5.1 %33.3 %3.18783.27
2010Twins0.3320.0 %20.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.221626.74
2011Twins1.0117.4 %41.6 %41.1 %13.3 %11.1 %6.6 %25.0 %4.121114.49
2012Twins1.0819.4 %41.8 %38.8 %10.5 %13.2 %9.8 %0.0 %3.871014.18
Total- - -0.9619.5 %39.5 %41.0 %11.8 %9.5 %7.0 %11.4 %3.64944.02
Postseason- - -0.3320.0 %20.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.221626.74

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2005Pirates33600003224567
2006Pirates1009848116122503428001142
2007Pirates711144214550263177981115
2008Pirates50743797306236491727
2009Pirates747434943017306633939
20102 Teams11069427681143167441060
    2010Nationals715026545010209475684
    2010Twins39191622314107269376
2010Twins1310000071421
2011Twins9190381264111298625923
2012Twins41381944004149297446
Total- - -5405602666638354131198644336419
Postseason- - -1310000071421

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2005Pirates-0.03-0.080.060.160.020.180.220.260.124-0.02-0.1200
2006Pirates-0.19-6.546.351.480.201.011.191.261.04700.52-0.711916
2007Pirates2.10-7.409.5017.021.661.631.561.481.58291.92-0.63339
2008Pirates1.25-5.877.116.970.761.701.771.662.28100.96-0.23236
2009Pirates-2.83-9.126.29-13.06-1.281.581.451.421.857-1.00-0.791911
20102 Teams1.04-10.0411.087.850.732.081.641.632.0280.56-0.06359
    2010Nationals-0.65-7.647.001.130.052.151.631.632.2840.04-0.34207
    2010Twins1.69-2.404.086.720.671.941.661.621.7640.530.34152
2010Twins-0.03-0.050.02-0.44-0.040.390.350.35 0-0.04-0.0500
2011Twins-1.12-8.567.441.400.121.531.401.581.56340.00-0.732414
2012Twins0.36-3.453.812.210.251.701.521.520.0310.26-0.05114
Total- - -0.59-51.0551.6424.032.451.571.461.481.381633.21-2.8316469
Postseason- - --0.03-0.050.02-0.44-0.040.390.350.35 0-0.04-0.0500

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2005Pirates74.5% (90.7)21.3% (79.6)  4.3% (82.0)  29.9%
2006Pirates69.8% (92.7)26.9% (83.8)  3.3% (83.8)  4.3%
2007Pirates78.2% (92.9)17.6% (84.3) 0.1% (77.0)4.1% (84.4)  2.9%
2008Pirates78.6% (91.5)14.8% (82.9)  6.6% (84.6)  2.3%
2009Pirates68.7% (93.6)25.0% (84.7)  6.2% (87.1)  4.3%
20102 Teams78.4% (94.0)16.8% (85.7)  4.7% (87.8)  2.0%
    2010Nationals77.1% (93.9)17.5% (85.5)  5.4% (87.7)  2.5%
    2010Twins80.9% (94.0)15.6% (86.1)  3.5% (88.3)  1.1%
2011Twins77.0% (92.9)15.4% (87.1) 3.9% (81.5)3.7% (86.9)  0.7%
2012Twins70.1% (92.4)15.8% (86.3)  14.0% (87.2)  0.9%
Total- - -74.7% (93.0)19.4% (84.8) 0.6% (81.3)5.3% (86.1)  2.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Pirates75.4 %     15.4 %0.5 %  3.6 %   
2008Pirates78.7 %     13.0 %0.4 %  7.7 %   
2009Pirates69.1 %     23.3 %1.1 %  5.5 %   
20102 Teams30.6 %47.8 %    17.0 %   3.4 %   
    2010Nationals30.9 %46.6 %    17.2 %   4.1 %   
    2010Twins30.1 %50.0 %    16.8 %   2.1 %   
2011Twins40.9 %36.4 %    19.4 %   3.3 %   
2012Twins30.0 %37.2 %    15.7 %   16.1 %   
Total- - -51.1 %23.8 %    18.1 %0.3 %  5.9 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Pirates93.8     85.577.5  85.6  
2008Pirates92.2     83.381.0  85.5  
2009Pirates93.5     84.682.7  86.9  
20102 Teams94.193.7    85.7   87.8  
    2010Nationals94.093.7    85.4   87.5  
    2010Twins94.493.6    86.2   88.8  
2011Twins93.092.6    85.9   86.8  
2012Twins92.792.3    86.2   87.4  
Total- - -93.193.1    85.282.0  86.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2005Pirates1.3-1.0  0.0  3.72-9.70  -0.50  
2006Pirates8.61.8  -1.1  1.130.63  -3.06  
2007Pirates19.11.4 0.01.4  2.290.76 -4.413.19  
2008Pirates9.5-0.4  -0.2  1.71-0.34  -0.46  
2009Pirates-4.0-2.0  -3.3  -0.64-0.87  -5.81  
20102 Teams9.3-3.2  -1.2  1.15-1.82  -2.35  
    2010Nationals3.5-2.9  0.0  0.68-2.45  -0.06  
    2010Twins5.9-0.3  -1.1  1.94-0.55  -8.70  
2011Twins4.7-2.4 -1.0-0.3  0.67-1.73 -2.84-0.74  
2012Twins3.8-0.4  -1.4  1.22-0.56  -2.32  
Total- - -52.4-6.0 -1.1-6.0  1.13-0.50 -2.88-1.82  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Pirates5.1     -0.60.0  0.2  
2008Pirates7.8     -1.50.2  0.2  
2009Pirates-4.7     -1.7-0.9  -3.2  
20102 Teams4.64.6    -2.9   -2.4  
    2010Nationals3.3-0.4    -2.9   -0.8  
    2010Twins1.35.0    -0.1   -1.6  
2011Twins2.91.7    -3.2   0.0  
2012Twins-2.35.9    -1.1   -0.4  
Total- - -13.312.2    -11.1-0.8  -5.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Pirates3.50     -2.11-4.41  3.44  
2008Pirates1.44     -1.675.05  0.31  
2009Pirates-0.73     -0.80-8.74  -6.20  
20102 Teams1.420.91    -1.63   -6.72  
    2010Nationals1.58-0.12    -2.45   -2.81  
    2010Twins1.122.66    -0.12   -20.42  
2011Twins0.760.50    -1.77   0.06  
2012Twins-1.753.57    -1.63   -0.56  
Total- - -0.621.22    -1.45-5.48  -2.24  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2005Pirates23.8 %76.9 %53.2 %80.0 %100.0 %96.0 %55.3 %68.8 %6.0 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Pirates25.5 %71.9 %54.2 %55.6 %88.0 %82.1 %61.8 %70.2 %9.3 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Pirates31.6 %70.2 %55.2 %62.9 %87.4 %81.9 %61.0 %70.8 %9.6 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Pirates25.3 %70.3 %50.8 %56.4 %89.4 %82.2 %56.6 %59.7 %8.7 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Pirates29.7 %68.0 %50.9 %64.4 %87.7 %81.6 %55.3 %66.9 %9.1 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
20102 Teams39.4 %63.3 %52.2 %70.3 %87.3 %81.4 %53.8 %68.5 %9.2 %
    2010Nationals39.8 %65.6 %52.8 %69.8 %87.4 %80.8 %50.3 %68.3 %9.5 %
    2010Twins38.4 %59.8 %51.2 %71.4 %87.0 %82.4 %60.0 %68.9 %8.5 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Twins28.5 %69.5 %50.6 %75.0 %90.0 %86.1 %53.7 %63.1 %6.7 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Twins30.1 %69.3 %50.7 %79.4 %85.6 %83.9 %52.5 %60.8 %8.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
Total- - -30.3 %69.1 %52.4 %66.4 %88.1 %82.7 %56.9 %66.7 %8.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Pirates32.4 %65.0 %53.0 %72.7 %92.1 %87.8 %63.2 %22.0
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Pirates30.1 %65.8 %50.7 %59.8 %89.6 %82.1 %57.8 %22.1
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Pirates31.3 %63.9 %50.2 %66.4 %87.1 %81.7 %57.8 %23.7
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
20102 Teams34.9 %62.9 %51.2 %64.5 %88.3 %81.5 %58.4 %27.2
    2010Nationals34.7 %64.3 %51.6 %64.0 %87.9 %81.0 %57.3 %26.4
    2010Twins35.4 %60.4 %50.5 %65.4 %89.0 %82.5 %60.5 %28.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Twins28.1 %67.5 %50.3 %71.7 %90.8 %86.2 %56.3 %26.4
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Twins28.1 %67.6 %50.5 %79.6 %84.6 %83.4 %56.6 %26.1
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -31.0 %65.2 %50.7 %67.5 %88.6 %83.2 %57.7 %25.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2005PiratesP404.0020000000 2   1.000 
2006PiratesP85080.24102110000 3   .875 
2007PiratesP76079.0180000000 1   1.000 
2008PiratesP49053.2230000000 4   1.000 
2009PiratesP57054.1451101100 6   .900 
20102 TeamsP74073.0380001100 3   1.000 
    2010NationalsP47046.0150000000 1   1.000 
    2010TwinsP27027.0230001100 2   1.000 
2011TwinsP69065.23120000000 2   1.000 
2012TwinsP30029.1110000000 3   1.000 
Total- - -P4440439.218493212200 24   .957 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2005PiratesP4.00  000              
2006PiratesP80.20  00-1              
2007PiratesP79.00  0-2-1              
2008PiratesP53.20  0-1-1              
2009PiratesP54.1-1  00-1              
20102 TeamsP73.00  000              
    2010NationalsP46.00  000              
    2010TwinsP27.00  000              
2011TwinsP65.20  012              
2012TwinsP29.10  0-2-2              
Total- - -P439.2-1  0-4-4              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012TwinsP29.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P439.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2005Pirates0.0-0.10.1-0.10.50.1$0.2 
2006Pirates0.80.30.10.43.80.4$1.4$0.3
2007Pirates2.60.70.30.916.81.7$6.9$0.4
2008Pirates1.10.4-0.30.19.91.0$4.6$0.4
2009Pirates-1.0-1.00.4-0.7-3.6-0.4($1.7) 
20102 Teams1.4-0.30.50.311.21.2$4.7 
    2010Nationals0.4-0.20.1-0.15.50.6$2.3 
    2010Twins1.0-0.10.50.45.60.6$2.3 
2011Twins0.40.40.30.6-2.1-0.2($1.0) 
2012Twins0.30.30.00.3-0.10.0$0.0 
Total- - -5.70.61.42.036.33.7$15.0$1.2

SeasonTeamAgeWLGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%ERAFIPRA9-WARWAR
2014Oliver301227027.05.372.011.34.28774.8 %4.034.580.0-0.2
2015Oliver311121021.05.192.161.30.27974.6 %4.334.630.0-0.1
2016Oliver321119019.05.161.881.41.28172.1 %4.224.71-0.1-0.1
2017Oliver331121021.05.472.101.26.28671.4 %4.214.50-0.1-0.1
2018Oliver341120020.05.272.201.32.29971.4 %4.394.66-0.2-0.1

  • $4.5m / 1 Years (2012) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Minnesota Twins on 12/7/2011 (Free Agent)
    • 2012: $4.5M
    • 2013 Team Option: $6M ($0.2M buyout)
    • Incentives: a) bonuses on based on game finished
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 1, Overall: 193
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: Alexander HS (Douglasville, GA)