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Matt Capps
Birthdate: 9/3/1983 (31 y, 2 m, 25 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
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RotoWire News: Capps (shoulder) has been shut down in extended spring training due to recurring soreness. (5/22/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2005Pirates4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2006Pirates853010033.3 %33.3 %.000.000.000.333.000.236350.0-0.30.40.0
2007Pirates76100000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.8964610.00.50.10.1
2008Pirates (R)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Pirates (AA)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Pirates (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Pirates49100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2009Pirates57000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20102 Teams74100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
    2010Nationals47100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
    2010Twins27000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Twins1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Twins69000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Twins (A+)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Twins30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Indians (AAA)6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Indians (R)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-93    
Total- - -4446010016.7 %50.0 %.000.500.200.333.200.267610.0-0.30.70.1
Postseason- - -1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2005Pirates4000000000000000000.000
2006Pirates85230000010101000000.000
2007Pirates761111000000000000001.000
2008Pirates (R)2000000000000000000.000
2008Pirates (AA)3000000000000000000.000
2008Pirates (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2008Pirates49110000000001000000.000
2009Pirates57000000000000000000.000
20102 Teams74110000000001000000.000
    2010Nationals47110000000001000000.000
    2010Twins27000000000000000000.000
2010Twins1000000000000000000.000
2011Twins69000000000000000000.000
2012Twins (A+)2000000000000000000.000
2012Twins30000000000000000000.000
2013Indians (AAA)6000000000000000000.000
2014Indians (R)4000000000000000000.000
Total- - -444561100010103000000.200
Postseason- - -1000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2005Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295    .326 
2006Pirates33.3 %33.3 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0002.6.000 0.00-0.2.23635
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0000.11.000 0.010.5.896461
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Pirates (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Pirates (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Pirates (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Pirates0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
20102 Teams0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
    2010Nationals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
    2010Twins0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2010Twins0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Twins0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Twins (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Twins0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Indians (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2014Indians (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-93
Total- - -16.7 %50.0 %0.33.200.333.200.533.0002.6.500 0.00-0.3.26761
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2005Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2006Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Pirates1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2008Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20102 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2010Nationals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2010Twins0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Twins0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Twins0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Twins0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2005Pirates0000000000
2006Pirates01000004610
2007Pirates1000100123
2008Pirates0000000156
2009Pirates0000000000
20102 Teams0000000134
    2010Nationals0000000134
    2010Twins0000000000
2010Twins0000000000
2011Twins0000000000
2012Twins0000000000
Total- - -110010071623
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2005Pirates          
2006Pirates-0.04-0.040.00-0.060.000.40 0-0.05-0.05
2007Pirates0.010.000.010.140.010.32 00.030.00
2008Pirates-0.04-0.040.00-0.11-0.011.41 0-0.030.00
2009Pirates          
20102 Teams0.000.000.00-0.22-0.020.12 0-0.030.00
    2010Nationals0.000.000.00-0.22-0.020.12 0-0.030.00
    2010Twins          
2010Twins       0  
2011Twins          
2012Twins          
Total- - --0.07-0.080.01-0.25-0.030.49 0-0.08-0.07
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2005Pirates        
2006Pirates80.0% (91.5)20.0% (80.0)      
2007Pirates100.0% (93.3)       
2008Pirates83.3% (91.4)16.7% (81.0)      
2009Pirates        
20102 Teams100.0% (94.3)       
    2010Nationals100.0% (94.3)       
    2010Twins        
2011Twins        
2012Twins        
Total- - -87.0% (92.3)13.0% (80.3)      

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Pirates              
2008Pirates83.3 %     16.7 %       
2009Pirates              
20102 Teams25.0 %75.0 %            
    2010Nationals25.0 %75.0 %            
    2010Twins              
2011Twins              
2012Twins              
Total- - -60.0 %30.0 %    10.0 %       

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Pirates             
2008Pirates94.3     82.3      
2009Pirates             
20102 Teams94.394.4           
    2010Nationals94.394.4           
    2010Twins             
2011Twins             
2012Twins             
Total- - -94.394.4    82.3      

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2005Pirates              
2006Pirates0.0-0.2     -0.19-12.12     
2007Pirates0.5      15.82      
2008Pirates-0.1-0.2     -1.51-17.23     
2009Pirates              
20102 Teams-0.3      -6.46      
    2010Nationals-0.3      -6.46      
    2010Twins              
2011Twins              
2012Twins              
Total- - -0.1-0.4     0.63-13.82     

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Pirates             
2008Pirates-0.1     -0.2      
2009Pirates             
20102 Teams-0.1-0.2           
    2010Nationals-0.1-0.2           
    2010Twins             
2011Twins             
2012Twins             
Total- - --0.1-0.2    -0.2      

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Pirates             
2008Pirates-1.51     -21.31      
2009Pirates             
20102 Teams-5.90-6.64           
    2010Nationals-5.90-6.64           
    2010Twins             
2011Twins             
2012Twins             
Total- - --2.24-6.64    -21.31      

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2005Pirates         
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Pirates20.0 %20.0 %20.0 %100.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %66.7 %10.0 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Pirates0.0 %50.0 %33.3 % 100.0 %100.0 %66.7 %100.0 %0.0 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Pirates50.0 %75.0 %66.7 %0.0 %66.7 %50.0 %66.7 % 33.3 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Pirates         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
20102 Teams 25.0 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
    2010Nationals 25.0 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
    2010Twins         
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Twins         
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Twins         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
Total- - -25.0 %40.0 %34.8 %50.0 %66.7 %62.5 %65.2 %66.7 %13.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Pirates        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Pirates100.0 %60.0 %66.7 %0.0 %66.7 %50.0 %83.3 %16.2
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Pirates        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
20102 Teams0.0 %33.3 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %75.0 %15.0
    2010Nationals0.0 %33.3 %25.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %75.0 %15.0
    2010Twins        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Twins        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Twins        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %75.0 %60.0 %80.0 %15.8

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)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2005Pirates0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2006Pirates-0.30.0 0.4-0.30.40.00.10.20.0$0.1$0.3
2007Pirates0.50.0 0.10.50.10.00.00.60.1$0.2$0.4
2008Pirates-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1)$0.4
2009Pirates0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20102 Teams-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
    2010Nationals-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
    2010Twins0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Twins0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Twins0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --0.30.0 0.7-0.30.70.00.20.50.1$0.2$1.2

  • $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)