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Brandon Maurer
Birthdate: 7/3/1990 (26 y, 8 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 23, Pick: 20, Overall: 702, Team: Seattle Mariners
Contract: $1.9M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Maurer threw a perfect inning in Wednesday's spring training loss to the Royals. (3/23/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Gone is the high-spin curveball -- it turns out it's not so high-spin when measured with better tracking technology, and he never really had a ton of success with it -- and probably with it the chance that Maurer will be a starter again. The good news is that the 95 mph fastball, the average slider, and the changeup that plays plus in shorter stints adds up to a package that put together just enough strikeouts to work in the closer role. He *probably* won't be an elite closer, but he's better suited to the role than most of the guys currently in the Padres bullpen, especially considering that Brad Hand and Ryan Buchter are lefties without the gas that managers prefer in the ninth. Maurer should even have better results once his strand rate evens out. But Padres closers since Trevor Hoffman get traded as often as the Padres themselves change uniforms, so it's folly to expect Maurer to last as long as the classic mustard and brown kits. Pay little for your saves, get a half season of decent closer work, and then move on when he's traded -- that sounds like a decent plan. (Eno Sarris)

The Quick Opinion: Don't expect a full season of saves, as the rebuilding Padres use the San Diego port to ship out relievers on a yearly basis. But Maurer looks like the closer to open the season at least, and his bad luck numbers from last year should make him a cheap closer. Why not, at that price?

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2008Mariners (R)1208523.19.643.090.39.32876.1 %  3.093.69  
2009Mariners (R)340131267.16.822.410.53.31564.8 %  3.614.03  
2010Mariners (R)0104411.011.451.640.00.32066.7 %  1.642.75  
2010Mariners (A)010204.112.460.002.08.40083.3 %  2.083.88  
2011Mariners (A)1307637.010.703.410.49.29268.0 %  3.412.99  
2011Mariners (A+)2409742.17.872.341.70.31058.2 %  6.385.65  
2012Mariners (AA)9202424137.27.653.140.26.32373.3 %  3.203.00  
2013Javelinas (R)1206619.27.785.490.00.36860.6 %  5.953.56  
2013Mariners (AAA)340101046.29.065.010.39.34165.6 %  5.214.11  
2013Mariners580221490.07.002.701.60.34665.0 %44.1 %14.7 %6.304.904.25-0.2
2014Mariners (AAA)10312119.111.173.720.93.33377.6 %  2.793.80  
2014Mariners14038769.27.112.450.78.30863.8 %39.5 %6.3 %4.653.494.060.7
2015Padres74053051.06.882.650.53.24370.9 %47.7 %6.7 %3.003.313.850.6
2016Padres051371069.29.302.970.90.29666.1 %37.8 %8.3 %4.523.464.160.8
2017Depth Charts342665065.08.862.920.98.30971.5 %  3.903.66 0.8
2017Steamer332965065.09.002.920.99.29473.8 %43.3 % 3.653.653.930.5
2017ZiPS341366065.08.722.910.97.31069.3 %  4.153.67 0.5
Total- - -13211318421280.17.582.701.03.30765.8 %42.1 %9.6 %4.853.904.111.9

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2008Mariners (R)123.0985000  23.193208818012125
2009Mariners (R)343.611312100  67.1280673627418075151
2010Mariners (R)011.6444000  11.04384202021114
2010Mariners (A)012.0820000  4.1175211000006
2011Mariners (A)133.4176000  37.0151281614214022244
2011Mariners (A+)246.3897000  42.1185473230811036037
2012Mariners (AA)923.202424100  137.257513354494480672117
2013Javelinas (R)125.9566000  19.286211313012000117
2013Mariners (AAA)345.211010000  46.2215482927226053247
2013Mariners586.3022140000090.040211466631627069070
2014Mariners (AAA)102.79121003  19.182188628100024
2014Mariners144.653870005169.2301743936619203055
2015Padres743.0053000012151.0206391917315111039
2016Padres054.52710001313669.2300653735723523072
2017Depth Charts343.90650  268 65.0 603028721 2  64
2017Steamer333.6565000294 65.0274602926721 2  65
2017ZiPS344.15660  13  65.0 613230721322063
Total- - -13214.85184210013308280.11209292161151328489160236

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2008Mariners (R)9.643.093.130.3926.9 %8.6 %18.3 %.2381.20.32876.1 %  3.69
2009Mariners (R)6.822.412.830.5318.2 %6.4 %11.8 %.2631.26.31564.8 %  4.03
2010Mariners (R)11.451.647.000.0032.6 %4.7 %27.9 %.2050.91.32066.7 %  2.75
2010Mariners (A)12.460.006.002.0835.3 %0.0 %35.3 %.2941.15.40083.3 %  3.88
2011Mariners (A)10.703.413.140.4929.1 %9.3 %19.9 %.2071.14.29268.0 %  2.99
2011Mariners (A+)7.872.343.361.7020.0 %6.0 %14.1 %.2751.37.31058.2 %  5.65
2012Mariners (AA)7.653.142.440.2620.4 %8.4 %12.0 %.2551.31.32373.3 %  3.00
2013Javelinas (R)7.785.491.420.0019.8 %14.0 %5.8 %.2841.68.36860.6 %  3.56
2013Mariners (AAA)9.065.011.810.3921.9 %12.1 %9.8 %.2611.59.34165.6 %  4.11
2013Mariners7.002.702.591.6017.4 %6.7 %10.7 %.3091.57.34665.0 %1641264.90
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Mariners (AAA)11.173.723.000.9329.3 %9.8 %19.5 %.2431.34.33377.6 %  3.80
2014Mariners7.112.452.890.7818.3 %6.3 %12.0 %.2621.33.30863.8 %127943.49
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Padres6.882.652.600.5318.9 %7.3 %11.6 %.2051.06.24370.9 %80863.31
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Padres9.302.973.130.9024.0 %7.7 %16.3 %.2361.26.29666.1 %113853.46
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.862.923.040.98   .2481.25.30971.5 %  3.66
2017Steamer9.002.923.080.9923.7 %7.7 %16.0 %.2381.24.29473.8 %  3.65
2017ZiPS8.722.913.000.97   .2501.26.31069.3 %  3.67
Total- - -7.582.702.811.0319.5 %7.0 %12.6 %.2621.34.30765.8 %1271003.90

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Mariners1.1919.0 %44.1 %36.9 %5.5 %14.7 %7.7 %75.0 %45.5 %30.8 %23.7 %11.4 %54.8 %33.8 %4.021074.25
2014Mariners0.9317.9 %39.5 %42.6 %8.4 %6.3 %9.1 %50.0 %43.2 %28.6 %28.2 %18.5 %57.7 %23.8 %3.821074.06
2015Padres1.5822.1 %47.7 %30.2 %15.6 %6.7 %7.0 %0.0 %35.1 %37.1 %27.8 %24.5 %52.3 %23.2 %3.69993.85
2016Padres0.9020.4 %37.8 %41.8 %9.5 %8.3 %10.5 %100.0 %30.2 %40.6 %29.2 %18.8 %42.1 %39.1 %3.591014.16
Total- - -1.1019.6 %42.1 %38.4 %8.7 %9.6 %8.5 %54.5 %39.6 %33.6 %26.8 %17.2 %52.2 %30.6 %3.821044.11

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Mariners1301095661043426009411541
2014Mariners8895408842264027321134
2015Padres714533752024298492790
2016Padres7684418811104557741229
Total- - -3653331702931116102175529394694

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Mariners-2.73-7.654.92-26.86-2.980.770.770.851.0519-2.67-0.8804
2014Mariners-1.04-5.114.07-12.87-1.430.860.840.801.0134-0.50-0.7275
2015Padres0.71-3.934.642.740.211.281.271.291.41430.68-0.132311
2016Padres-1.13-7.846.71-9.06-0.911.371.401.291.44350.22-1.042213
Total- - --4.20-24.5320.33-46.05-5.111.031.031.141.26131-2.26-1.835233

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Mariners49.4% (92.8)30.4% (86.6) 11.9% (75.0)8.2% (85.0)  0.1%
2014Mariners52.9% (94.4) 29.0% (89.5)4.8% (74.4)13.3% (85.3)  1.1%
2015Padres40.1% (95.1) 42.8% (88.3) 17.1% (86.3)  0.3%
2016Padres55.3% (95.3)31.9% (85.1)  12.8% (85.0)  1.6%
Total- - -50.2% (94.3)18.3% (85.9)14.2% (88.9)5.1% (74.9)12.1% (85.4)  0.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Mariners47.0 %2.7 %    30.7 %12.2 %  7.3 %   
2014Mariners44.0 %9.2 % 0.1 % 0.2 %29.0 %4.9 %  12.6 %   
2015Padres38.6 %5.5 %    42.3 %0.1 %  13.6 %   
2016Padres51.4 %3.8 %    32.1 %   12.7 %   
Total- - -46.0 %5.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 %32.7 %5.1 %  11.1 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Mariners92.890.5    86.675.0  84.6  
2014Mariners94.393.9 85.1 86.889.374.6  85.0  
2015Padres94.991.0    88.287.2  85.8  
2016Padres95.494.0    85.1   85.0  
Total- - -94.292.8 85.1 86.887.275.0  85.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Mariners-12.0-1.8 -2.9-3.1  -1.57-0.39 -1.60-2.46  
2014Mariners0.2 -3.7-1.64.1  0.03 -1.14-2.882.73  
2015Padres-1.1 4.7 4.0  -0.36 1.40 2.94  
2016Padres2.5-1.2  2.6  0.37-0.31  1.65  
Total- - --10.4-3.01.0-4.57.5  -0.45-0.350.15-1.891.32  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Mariners-10.9-1.9    -2.5-2.7  -2.4  
2014Mariners4.4-2.1 0.0 0.0-2.4-1.5  2.7  
2015Padres-0.41.2    5.40.0  2.8  
2016Padres4.3-1.3    -0.5   2.6  
Total- - --2.7-4.2 0.0 0.00.0-4.2  5.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Mariners-1.59-4.78    -0.56-1.54  -2.27  
2014Mariners0.89-2.04 -3.89 1.11-0.73-2.65  1.90  
2015Padres-0.142.75    1.610.00  2.66  
2016Padres0.69-2.86    -0.13   1.67  
Total- - --0.13-1.79 -3.89 1.110.00-1.80  1.11  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Mariners29.9 %62.1 %43.2 %62.4 %87.3 %77.1 %41.2 %59.0 %9.9 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Mariners28.6 %68.1 %47.7 %69.3 %84.8 %80.0 %48.3 %63.1 %9.4 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Padres31.8 %68.6 %47.0 %56.5 %85.2 %73.8 %41.2 %61.7 %12.3 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Padres30.8 %68.5 %47.4 %60.6 %83.3 %75.0 %44.1 %60.0 %11.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.2 %66.4 %46.0 %62.3 %85.2 %76.7 %43.7 %60.7 %10.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Mariners28.5 %59.5 %43.1 %59.1 %87.5 %77.6 %47.1 %21.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Mariners28.9 %66.2 %47.8 %67.3 %85.0 %79.7 %50.7 %20.5
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Padres33.8 %65.7 %47.0 %56.7 %86.4 %73.8 %41.1 %19.7
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Padres29.1 %66.7 %47.5 %57.2 %82.7 %74.7 %48.9 %20.2
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -29.8 %64.1 %46.1 %59.9 %85.3 %76.7 %47.4 %20.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013MarinersP221490.06100000000 6   1.000 
2014MarinersP38769.2250000000 3   1.000 
2015PadresP53051.0031010000 4   .750 
2016PadresP71069.2471100000 3   .917 
Total- - -P18421280.112252110000 16   .949 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013MarinersP90.00  011              
2014MarinersP69.20  0-1-1              
2015PadresP51.00  0-2-2              
2016PadresP69.20  000              
Total- - -P280.10  0-2-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013MarinersP90.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
2014MarinersP69.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2015PadresP51.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (2)
2016PadresP69.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P280.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)25.0%      (4)100.0%     (1)80.0%      (5)100.0%    (17)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Mariners-1.5-1.1-0.2-1.3-1.9-0.2($1.4) 
2014Mariners-0.3-0.2-0.7-0.95.70.7$5.0 
2015Padres0.60.7-0.70.05.60.6$4.8 
2016Padres-0.30.0-1.1-1.18.20.8$6.8 
Total- - --1.5-0.6-2.8-3.417.51.9$15.1 

  • $1.9m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 1/13/2017 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2017: $1.9M
    • Originally Reported By: Dennis Lin
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 3/10/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 2/19/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 23, Pick: 20, Overall: 702
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Orange Lutheran HS