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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)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Cardinals (A-)21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Cardinals (A)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Cardinals (A+)93300306.1 %33.3 %.000.211.133.188.133.161-7    
2006Cardinals (AA)1400100.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.914477    
2007Cardinals (A+)9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Cardinals (AA)45201000.0 %50.0 %.5001.000.500.5001.000.640303    
2008Cardinals (AAA)63000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Cardinals12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Cardinals69100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2009Cardinals1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Cardinals (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Cardinals56200000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2011Cardinals78100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.20.10.0
2011Cardinals12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Cardinals67000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Cardinals6100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Cardinals (AA)5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Cardinals (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Cardinals29000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Cubs6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -317400000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.00.4-0.1
Postseason- - -19100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Cardinals (A-)21000000000000000000.000
2006Cardinals (A)8000000000000000000.000
2006Cardinals (A+)9303344000032011001000.133
2006Cardinals (AA)13433000010000010001.000
2007Cardinals (A+)9000000000000000000.000
2007Cardinals (AA)45221010010001000000.500
2008Cardinals (AAA)63000000000000000000.000
2008Cardinals12000000000000000000.000
2009Cardinals69110000000001000000.000
2009Cardinals1000000000000000000.000
2010Cardinals (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2010Cardinals56220000000002000000.000
2011Cardinals78110000000001000000.000
2011Cardinals12000000000000000000.000
2012Cardinals67000000000000000000.000
2012Cardinals6110000000001000000.000
2014Cardinals (AA)5000000000000000000.000
2014Cardinals (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2014Cardinals29000000000000000000.000
2015Cubs6000000000000000000.000
Total- - -317440000000004000000.000
Postseason- - -19110000000001000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Cardinals (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2006Cardinals (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2006Cardinals (A+)6.1 %33.3 %0.18.133.188.133.321.0000.1.211  0.00-4.1.161-7
2006Cardinals (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0000.11.000  0.021.9.914477
2007Cardinals (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Cardinals (AA)0.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.5001.0001.500.5002.61.000  0.010.5.640303
2008Cardinals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2009Cardinals0.0 %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 
2010Cardinals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.000-100
2011Cardinals0.0 %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 
2012Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2014Cardinals (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Cardinals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.9 %20.3 %0.39.244.310.386.696.1425.0.287     .306 
Total- - -0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.0.000-100
Postseason- - -0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2008Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2015Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Cardinals0000000000
2009Cardinals0000000033
2009Cardinals0000000000
2010Cardinals0000000167
2011Cardinals0000000134
2011Cardinals0000000000
2012Cardinals0000000000
2012Cardinals0000000235
2014Cardinals0000000000
2015Cubs0000000000
Total- - -000000021214
Postseason- - -0000000235

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Cardinals          
2009Cardinals-0.02-0.020.00-0.27-0.031.04 0-0.020.00
2009Cardinals          
2010Cardinals-0.17-0.170.00-1.08-0.123.48 0-0.050.00
2011Cardinals0.000.000.00-0.46-0.050.01 0-0.010.00
2011Cardinals       0  
2012Cardinals          
2012Cardinals-0.01-0.010.00-0.21-0.020.25 0-0.030.00
2014Cardinals          
2015Cubs          
Total- - --0.19-0.190.00-1.81-0.202.00 0-0.08-0.02
Postseason- - --0.01-0.010.00-0.21-0.020.25 0-0.030.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Cardinals        
2009Cardinals66.7% (94.0)33.3% (86.0)      
2010Cardinals71.4% (90.4)28.6% (82.0)      
2011Cardinals75.0% (85.7)   25.0% (79.0)   
2012Cardinals        
2014Cardinals        
2015Cubs        
Total- - -71.4% (89.7)21.4% (83.3)  7.1% (79.0)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Cardinals              
2009Cardinals66.7 %     33.3 %       
2010Cardinals71.4 %     28.6 %       
2011Cardinals     75.0 %    25.0 %   
2012Cardinals              
2014Cardinals              
2015Cubs              
Total- - -50.0 %    21.4 %21.4 %   7.1 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Cardinals             
2009Cardinals93.7     86.2      
2010Cardinals90.4     81.9      
2011Cardinals     85.3    78.9  
2012Cardinals             
2014Cardinals             
2015Cubs             
Total- - -91.4    85.383.3   78.9  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Cardinals              
2009Cardinals-0.1-0.2     -5.29-18.21     
2010Cardinals-0.2-0.4     -3.54-18.76     
2011Cardinals-0.3   0.0  -9.07   2.21  
2012Cardinals              
2014Cardinals              
2015Cubs              
Total- - --0.6-0.6  0.0  -5.55-18.58  2.21  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Cardinals             
2009Cardinals-0.1     -0.2      
2010Cardinals-0.2     -0.4      
2011Cardinals     -0.3    0.0  
2012Cardinals             
2014Cardinals             
2015Cubs             
Total- - --0.3    -0.3-0.5   0.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Cardinals             
2009Cardinals-5.29     -16.51      
2010Cardinals-3.54     -17.88      
2011Cardinals     -9.07    2.21  
2012Cardinals             
2014Cardinals             
2015Cubs             
Total- - --4.04    -9.07-17.42   2.21  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Cardinals         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Cardinals0.0 %50.0 %33.3 % 100.0 %100.0 %66.7 %100.0 %0.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Cardinals0.0 %75.0 %42.9 % 33.3 %33.3 %57.1 %50.0 %28.6 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cardinals         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2014Cardinals         
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
2015Cubs         
2015Average30.2 %65.3 %46.6 %64.6 %87.0 %79.2 %46.6 %60.7 %9.4 %
Total- - -0.0 %50.0 %28.6 % 50.0 %50.0 %57.1 %75.0 %14.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Cardinals        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %66.7 % 100.0 %100.0 %66.7 %47.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Cardinals0.0 %60.0 %42.9 % 33.3 %33.3 %71.4 %32.0
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   25.0 %23.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cardinals        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2014Cardinals        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs        
2015Average30.2 %63.2 %46.1 %63.3 %87.2 %79.1 %48.3 %22.1
Total- - -0.0 %62.5 %35.7 % 60.0 %60.0 %57.1 %32.5

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)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Cardinals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2009Cardinals-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2010Cardinals-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.30.0($0.2) 
2011Cardinals-0.20.0 0.1-0.20.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2012Cardinals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014Cardinals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Cubs0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --1.00.0 0.4-1.00.40.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.3) 

  • $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)