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Jason Motte
Birthdate: 6/22/1982 (32 y, 9 m, 30 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 19, Pick: 28, Overall: 575, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $4.5M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: Manager Joe Maddon has not lost confidence in Motte despite the pitcher's struggles this spring, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. "I'm not worried about him," Maddon said. "I think the velocity is real good, the shape of his pitchers are a little different and I think it'll get better." (3/29/2015)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Cardinals (A-)12821026.18.541.370.34.34567.5 %  3.082.34  
2006Cardinals (A)1108012.29.242.130.71.37564.5 %  4.973.23  
2007Cardinals (A+)1039010.05.400.900.00.21275.0 %  0.902.43  
2007Cardinals (AA)33845049.011.574.040.55.30384.5 %  2.202.96  
2008Cardinals (AAA)43963066.214.853.510.81.39579.9 %  3.242.59  
2008Cardinals00112011.013.092.450.00.23875.0 %45.0 %0.0 %0.821.042.120.6
2009Cardinals44069056.28.583.651.59.30373.5 %38.3 %13.7 %4.764.814.21-0.2
2009Cardinals000101.00.000.000.00.000100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.003.103.10 
2010Cardinals (AAA)000202.26.753.380.00.25066.7 %  3.383.21  
2010Cardinals42256052.19.293.100.86.27588.5 %39.6 %7.9 %2.243.293.520.5
2011Cardinals52978068.08.342.120.26.25871.4 %43.6 %2.9 %2.252.483.391.6
2011Cardinals01512012.15.840.730.73.12143.5 %35.3 %5.9 %2.193.033.70 
2012Cardinals454267072.010.752.131.13.24281.2 %40.7 %13.2 %2.753.122.881.0
2012Cardinals103608.12.161.081.08.20790.9 %33.3 %5.9 %2.164.535.97 
2014Cardinals (AA)000504.25.791.930.00.083100.0 %  0.002.48  
2014Cardinals (AAA)000203.06.000.000.00.222100.0 %  0.002.37  
2014Cardinals10029025.06.123.242.52.28685.1 %36.9 %20.0 %4.686.494.58-0.6
2015Depth Charts33055055.08.542.821.10.29974.3 %  3.733.84 0.1
2015Steamer33455055.08.143.000.98.28872.6 %  3.813.83 0.1
2015ZiPS22 46044.38.942.641.22.29676.2 %  3.663.85 0.0
2015Cubs000606.04.500.001.50.16776.9 %36.8 %10.0 %3.004.194.270.0
2015ZiPS (R)22 44042.08.672.441.26.30074.2 %  3.793.91 0.2
2015ZiPS (U)22 50048.08.152.141.29.28473.9 %  3.693.95 0.2
2015Steamer (R)22351051.08.282.850.98.28773.5 %  3.673.76 0.3
2015Steamer (U)22357057.07.882.551.04.27473.7 %  3.603.82 0.3
Total- - -1813543170291.09.062.661.05.26778.5 %40.3 %10.4 %3.033.563.522.9
Postseason- - -11819021.24.150.830.83.15471.4 %37.3 %5.9 %2.083.614.55 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Cardinals (A-)123.08210008  26.11143012914000025
2006Cardinals (A)114.9780000  12.258168713010013
2007Cardinals (A+)100.9090003  10.0407210100006
2007Cardinals (AA)332.20450008  49.0200361312322232063
2008Cardinals (AAA)433.24630009  66.22906425246263170110
2008Cardinals000.821200014011.04052103000016
2009Cardinals444.7669000015356.22445732301023122154
2009Cardinals000.0010000 01.030000000000
2010Cardinals (AAA)003.3820000  2.2112110100002
2010Cardinals422.2456000212152.1208411313518301054
2011Cardinals522.2578000918468.0268492217216251063
2011Cardinals012.191200050012.1435431100008
2012Cardinals452.7567000420772.0279492322917120086
2012Cardinals102.1660003008.1337221100002
2014Cardinals (AA)000.0050000  4.2161000100003
2014Cardinals (AAA)000.0020000  3.0112000000002
2014Cardinals104.682900001025.011029141379001017
2015Depth Charts333.73550  017 55.0 512423717 2  52
2015Steamer333.81550  415 55.0234522523618 2  50
2015ZiPS223.66460     44.3 401918613011044
2015Cubs003.0060000106.0224221000003
2015ZiPS (R)223.79440     42.0 391918611 1  41
2015ZiPS (U)223.69500     48.0 432120711 1  44
2015Steamer (R)223.67510  3  51.0216472321616 2  47
2015Steamer (U)223.60570  3  57.0238512523716 2  50
Total- - -18133.03317000545115291.011712341089834867951293
Postseason- - -112.081900080021.279126522000010

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Cardinals (A-)8.541.376.250.3421.9 %3.5 %18.4 %.2731.29.34567.5 %  2.34
2006Cardinals (A)9.242.134.330.7122.4 %5.2 %17.2 %.2961.50.37564.5 %  3.23
2007Cardinals (A+)5.400.906.000.0015.0 %2.5 %12.5 %.1800.80.21275.0 %  2.43
2007Cardinals (AA)11.574.042.860.5531.5 %11.0 %20.5 %.2061.18.30384.5 %  2.96
2008Cardinals (AAA)14.853.514.230.8137.9 %9.0 %29.0 %.2431.35.39579.9 %  2.59
2008Cardinals13.092.455.330.0040.0 %7.5 %32.5 %.1350.73.23875.0 %20241.04
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Cardinals8.583.652.351.5922.1 %9.4 %12.7 %.2601.41.30373.5 %1171164.81
2009Cardinals0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %.0000.00.000100.0 %0743.10
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Cardinals (AAA)6.753.382.000.0018.2 %9.1 %9.1 %.2001.13.25066.7 %  3.21
2010Cardinals9.293.103.000.8626.0 %8.7 %17.3 %.2161.13.27588.5 %57843.29
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Cardinals8.342.123.940.2623.5 %6.0 %17.5 %.1980.96.25871.4 %61652.48
2011Cardinals5.840.738.000.7318.6 %2.3 %16.3 %.1190.49.12143.5 %59803.03
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Cardinals10.752.135.061.1330.8 %6.1 %24.7 %.1880.92.24281.2 %71813.12
2012Cardinals2.161.082.001.086.1 %3.0 %3.0 %.2190.96.20790.9 %561174.53
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2014Cardinals (AA)5.791.933.000.0018.8 %6.3 %12.5 %.0670.43.083100.0 %  2.48
2014Cardinals (AAA)6.000.002.000.0018.2 %0.0 %18.2 %.1820.67.222100.0 %  2.37
2014Cardinals6.123.241.892.5215.5 %8.2 %7.3 %.2871.52.28685.1 %1301796.49
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Depth Charts8.542.823.031.10   .2461.23.29974.3 %  3.84
2015Steamer8.143.002.710.9821.2 %7.8 %13.4 %.2411.27.28872.6 %  3.83
2015ZiPS8.942.643.381.22   .2431.20.29676.2 %  3.85
2015Cubs4.500.003.001.5013.6 %0.0 %13.6 %.1820.67.16776.9 %821134.19
2015Average7.652.992.560.9320.2 %7.9 %12.3 %.2411.25.28472.5 %  3.96
2015ZiPS (R)8.672.443.551.26   .2491.21.30074.2 %  3.91
2015ZiPS (U)8.152.143.821.29   .2421.14.28473.9 %  3.95
2015Steamer (R)8.282.852.900.98   .2391.25.28773.5 %  3.76
2015Steamer (U)7.882.553.091.04   .2331.18.27473.7 %  3.82
Total- - -9.062.663.411.0525.0 %7.3 %17.7 %.2171.10.26778.5 %78923.56
Postseason- - -4.150.835.000.8312.7 %2.5 %10.1 %.1560.65.15471.4 %55943.61

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008Cardinals1.0010.0 %45.0 %45.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1.57492.12
2009Cardinals0.8516.7 %38.3 %45.1 %12.3 %13.7 %11.3 %0.0 %3.65994.21
2009Cardinals3.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %-1.58733.10
2010Cardinals0.8413.4 %39.6 %47.0 %6.3 %7.9 %7.5 %0.0 %2.99883.52
2011Cardinals1.1317.7 %43.6 %38.7 %10.0 %2.9 %8.9 %0.0 %2.84883.39
2011Cardinals0.7114.7 %35.3 %50.0 %5.9 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %3.30963.70
2012Cardinals1.0319.8 %40.7 %39.5 %4.4 %13.2 %5.7 %0.0 %2.36742.88
2012Cardinals0.5910.0 %33.3 %56.7 %23.5 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %5.721525.97
2014Cardinals0.8921.4 %36.9 %41.7 %2.9 %20.0 %6.5 %0.0 %4.251244.58
2015Cubs0.7010.5 %36.8 %52.6 %30.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.901184.27
Total- - -0.9517.2 %40.3 %42.5 %8.5 %10.4 %7.7 %0.0 %2.99893.52
Postseason- - -0.7411.9 %37.3 %50.7 %14.7 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %4.231174.55

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008Cardinals9921010661110171
2009Cardinals627327973030334608942
2009Cardinals30000001167
2010Cardinals536318441025302562864
2011Cardinals7970327730343657531118
2011Cardinals121751000739111150
2012Cardinals706834342083467791125
2012Cardinals10173400043192123
2014Cardinals31351812009143267410
2015Cubs710230005205777
Total- - -3113281332824100117157131364707
Postseason- - -2534850001271209280

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2008Cardinals0.49-0.661.144.850.481.341.901.981.4780.43-0.0761
2009Cardinals-0.30-4.414.11-0.52-0.071.001.001.011.0955-0.310.02158
2009Cardinals0.000.000.000.460.050.040.050.050.0510.080.0000
2010Cardinals1.30-3.775.0714.981.591.261.281.291.20430.880.15187
2011Cardinals1.29-5.526.8113.821.421.351.111.531.46511.30-0.353013
2011Cardinals-0.13-0.950.823.370.351.121.371.093.3320.48-0.6042
2012Cardinals1.31-7.749.0513.641.441.691.801.711.8891.08-0.302710
2012Cardinals0.37-0.220.582.180.230.871.011.03 00.200.2230
2014Cardinals-0.05-0.710.66-7.47-0.810.380.410.460.6519-0.650.5112
2015Cubs0.10-0.260.361.960.160.720.750.930.7160.18-0.0421
Total- - -4.13-23.0727.2041.274.221.241.211.321.211912.910.429942
Postseason- - -0.24-1.161.416.010.630.981.171.012.2430.76-0.5172

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Cardinals89.4% (96.6)8.8% (88.0)   1.8% (83.7) 0.6%
2009Cardinals75.3% (95.8)13.9% (81.9)7.2% (90.2)0.8% (78.0)0.3% (86.5)2.6% (84.0) 1.2%
2010Cardinals81.9% (95.8) 12.4% (90.3)5.7% (80.4)   2.5%
2011Cardinals77.7% (96.0) 19.6% (90.7)1.9% (84.0)0.8% (83.5)  0.9%
2012Cardinals72.1% (96.8) 26.0% (91.7) 2.0% (84.0)  0.4%
2014Cardinals59.0% (93.9) 38.8% (89.0) 2.2% (84.3)   
2015Cubs79.2% (94.3) 20.8% (87.3)     
Total- - -75.4% (96.0)3.1% (82.5)18.3% (90.6)1.6% (81.1)0.9% (84.1)0.6% (84.0) 1.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Cardinals90.6 %    1.2 %6.4 %   1.8 %   
2009Cardinals77.2 %0.9 %    14.8 %4.6 %  2.4 %   
2010Cardinals55.5 %22.8 %11.9 %   0.2 %6.0 %  2.4 %   
2011Cardinals56.7 %19.8 %18.9 %   0.3 %3.4 %  0.1 %   
2012Cardinals59.1 %13.7 %25.2 %   0.2 %   1.5 %   
2014Cardinals44.9 %13.4 %38.8 %       2.9 %   
2015Cubs64.9 %13.0 %19.5 %   1.3 %1.3 %      
Total- - -61.5 %13.7 %16.5 %  0.0 %3.4 %2.8 %  1.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Cardinals96.4    90.087.6   84.1  
2009Cardinals95.790.0    84.579.7  84.8  
2010Cardinals96.693.690.6   87.680.3  88.0  
2011Cardinals96.394.690.8   85.085.8  90.5  
2012Cardinals97.194.791.7   85.8   83.5  
2014Cardinals94.492.089.0       84.9  
2015Cubs94.692.287.8   87.582.4     
Total- - -96.294.090.7  90.084.881.7  85.4  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Cardinals5.50.8   -0.6 3.625.33   -19.75 
2009Cardinals-4.21.42.1-0.50.2-1.6 -0.591.073.08-7.005.35-6.66 
2010Cardinals11.2 1.2-2.8   1.62 1.19-5.77   
2011Cardinals14.6 2.9-2.40.3  1.69 1.32-11.463.20  
2012Cardinals10.8 4.2 0.3  1.33 1.45 1.28  
2014Cardinals-1.5 -5.6 0.4  -0.64 -3.49 4.43  
2015Cubs1.7 -0.4    2.83 -2.40    
Total- - -38.02.24.4-5.71.1-2.2 1.081.510.52-7.462.62-8.11 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Cardinals5.6    0.20.2   0.0  
2009Cardinals-3.90.3    1.30.1  -1.3  
2010Cardinals11.50.32.3   -0.1-2.5  0.0  
2011Cardinals12.02.42.4   -0.2-1.5  0.3  
2012Cardinals8.13.54.3   -0.4   0.3  
2014Cardinals-2.91.7-5.2       0.3  
2015Cubs2.2-0.50.8   0.2-1.4     
Total- - -32.67.74.6  0.21.0-5.4  -0.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Cardinals3.60    8.141.47   -1.60  
2009Cardinals-0.543.99    0.960.29  -6.02  
2010Cardinals2.490.172.34   -4.72-5.07  -0.08  
2011Cardinals1.881.101.12   -5.31-4.06  26.10  
2012Cardinals1.222.241.51   -21.50   1.73  
2014Cardinals-1.563.03-3.24       2.64  
2015Cubs4.44-5.325.47   18.69-141.77     
Total- - -1.141.200.60  8.140.63-4.10  -0.69  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Cardinals18.3 %72.2 %49.4 %30.8 %77.1 %69.9 %57.7 %65.0 %14.6 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Cardinals26.2 %66.0 %48.1 %64.5 %86.1 %80.8 %55.1 %60.7 %8.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Cardinals32.1 %70.3 %52.1 %67.2 %81.7 %77.5 %52.4 %63.0 %11.2 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Cardinals37.0 %68.0 %52.6 %67.5 %81.1 %76.4 %50.6 %61.2 %11.9 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cardinals34.3 %71.6 %53.5 %61.4 %81.9 %75.5 %51.3 %71.0 %12.6 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2014Cardinals33.5 %68.8 %50.4 %68.6 %86.4 %80.2 %47.9 %62.7 %9.8 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
2015Cubs41.9 %78.3 %63.6 %84.6 %88.9 %87.8 %59.7 %50.0 %7.8 %
2015Average30.3 %65.2 %46.6 %64.7 %86.9 %79.2 %46.6 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -32.6 %69.3 %51.7 %65.2 %82.9 %77.5 %52.2 %63.8 %11.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Cardinals27.0 %65.0 %48.5 %40.0 %79.4 %69.9 %56.7 %23.4
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Cardinals26.5 %64.4 %46.8 %69.3 %86.8 %82.1 %53.4 %22.7
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Cardinals31.0 %68.9 %51.0 %64.5 %82.9 %77.6 %52.7 %23.8
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cardinals34.7 %65.8 %51.2 %65.2 %81.2 %76.1 %53.1 %24.8
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cardinals32.3 %68.8 %52.5 %61.7 %80.5 %75.3 %55.3 %23.9
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2014Cardinals28.9 %68.1 %49.3 %70.2 %83.5 %79.7 %52.0 %22.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs41.9 %78.3 %63.6 %92.3 %86.1 %87.8 %59.7 %22.5
2015Average30.1 %63.2 %46.1 %63.3 %87.3 %79.2 %48.4 %22.1
Total- - -31.1 %67.2 %50.5 %65.1 %82.6 %77.6 %53.7 %23.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008CardinalsP12011.0110000000 0   1.000 
2009CardinalsP69056.2460001100 0   1.000 
2010CardinalsP56052.1441010000 3   .889 
2011CardinalsP78068.011120002200 6   1.000 
2012CardinalsP67072.0390000000 3   1.000 
2014CardinalsP29025.0130000000 1   1.000 
2015CubsP606.0010000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P3170291.024361013300 13   .984 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008CardinalsP11.00  000              
2009CardinalsP56.21  102              
2010CardinalsP52.10  011              
2011CardinalsP68.00  123              
2012CardinalsP72.00  022              
2014CardinalsP25.00  000              
2015CubsP6.00  000              
Total- - -P291.01  258              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CardinalsP72.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
2014CardinalsP25.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P291.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (8)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Cardinals0.60.1-0.2-0.16.30.6$4.0 
2009Cardinals-0.4-0.20.0-0.2-2.3-0.2($1.5) 
2010Cardinals1.60.30.81.05.20.5$3.3 
2011Cardinals1.40.5-0.7-0.214.41.6$11.8 
2012Cardinals1.80.80.00.89.41.0$6.5 
2014Cardinals-0.20.10.30.4-5.7-0.6($4.7) 
2015Cubs0.10.2-0.10.00.30.0$0.3 
Total- - -4.81.70.11.827.62.9$19.7 

  • $4.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 12/15/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $4.5M
    • Incentives: $250,000 for each game finished between 50 and 59. $250,000 for pitching in 60 games, $250,000 for pitching in 65. Up to $2,500,000 in total bonuses
    • Agent / Agency: ACES
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $12m / 2 Years (2013 - 2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/22/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $4M, 2014: $7M
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Incentives: In 2014, $250,000 for 50 games finished and another $250,000 for 60 games finished
    • Agent / Agency: ACES
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/26/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $2M
    • Source: stltoday.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 19, Pick: 28, Overall: 575
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: Iona Col (NY)