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Kris Medlen
Birthdate: 10/7/1985 (29 y, 2 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/190     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 10, Pick: 24, Overall: 310, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $8.5M / 2 Years (2015 - 2016) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Medlen (elbow) signed a two-year contract with the Royals on Thursday that includes a mutual option for 2017. (12/18/2014)
Injury: Elbow, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Braves (R)101020022.014.730.820.00.31888.2 %  0.410.67  
2007Braves (A)01817020.214.371.310.44.27982.2 %  0.871.41  
2007Braves (A+)20218024.010.502.630.38.32379.7 %  1.132.38  
2007Braves (AA)001302.17.717.710.00.57150.0 %  11.574.21  
2008Braves (AA)7813617120.18.982.020.60.34174.8 %  3.522.93  
2009Braves (AAA)5008637.210.512.390.00.23883.3 %  1.191.61  
2009Braves35037467.29.583.990.67.32470.0 %41.0 %7.7 %4.263.353.650.8
2010Braves6203114107.26.941.761.09.29973.8 %42.9 %11.5 %3.683.783.491.3
2011Braves000202.17.710.000.00.167100.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.001.312.930.2
2012Braves (AAA)0203313.18.104.051.35.34278.1 %  4.734.89  
2012Braves10115012138.07.831.500.39.26185.0 %53.4 %5.7 %1.572.422.973.7
2012Braves010116.15.680.001.42.105-38.5 %52.6 %12.5 %2.844.364.16 
2013Braves151203231197.07.172.150.82.29876.9 %45.3 %9.9 %3.113.483.552.6
2013Braves010114.09.002.252.25.50062.5 %35.3 %20.0 %11.255.804.26 
2015Steamer7604813112.06.402.150.96.28970.8 %  3.883.91 0.6
Total- - -3420115261512.27.622.120.74.29276.9 %46.2 %9.0 %2.953.233.398.6
Postseason- - -0202210.16.970.871.74.28641.0 %44.4 %15.4 %6.104.924.20 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Braves (R)100.412000010  22.083142102012036
2007Braves (A)010.87170008  20.280134213000033
2007Braves (A+)201.13180002  24.0101227317200028
2007Braves (AA)0011.5730001  2.1114330200002
2008Braves (AA)783.523617001  120.149112147478272530120
2009Braves (AAA)501.1986000  37.21382055010000144
2009Braves354.263740001267.2294653432530223172
2010Braves623.68311400010107.243810848441321131183
2011Braves000.0020000002.181000000002
2012Braves (AAA)024.7333000  13.159157726011012
2012Braves1011.57501221171138.052010326246230030120
2012Braves012.8411000006.1253521001004
2013Braves15123.11323100000197.0820194776818471820157
2013Braves0111.2511000004.0239551101004
2015Steamer763.884813  0  112.047011353481227 4  79
Total- - -34202.951526121193512.220804711851684212141392434
Postseason- - -026.10220000010.148121072102008

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Braves (R)14.730.8218.000.0043.4 %2.4 %41.0 %.1750.73.31888.2 %  0.67
2007Braves (A)14.371.3111.000.4441.3 %3.8 %37.5 %.1690.77.27982.2 %  1.41
2007Braves (A+)10.502.634.000.3827.7 %6.9 %20.8 %.2341.21.32379.7 %  2.38
2007Braves (AA)7.717.711.000.0018.2 %18.2 %0.0 %.4442.57.57150.0 %  4.21
2008Braves (AA)8.982.024.440.6024.4 %5.5 %18.9 %.2641.23.34174.8 %  2.93
2009Braves (AAA)10.512.394.400.0031.9 %7.3 %24.6 %.1560.80.23883.3 %  1.61
2009Braves9.583.992.400.6724.5 %10.2 %14.3 %.2481.40.32470.0 %103803.35
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Braves6.941.763.951.0919.0 %4.8 %14.2 %.2611.20.29973.8 %92953.78
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Braves7.710.002.000.0025.0 %0.0 %25.0 %.1250.43.167100.0 %0341.31
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Braves (AAA)8.104.052.001.3520.3 %10.2 %10.2 %.2891.58.34278.1 %  4.89
2012Braves7.831.505.220.3923.1 %4.4 %18.7 %.2070.91.26185.0 %40632.42
2012Braves5.680.004.001.4216.0 %0.0 %16.0 %.1250.47.105-38.5 %731124.36
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Braves7.172.153.340.8219.2 %5.7 %13.4 %.2541.22.29876.9 %84933.48
2013Braves9.002.254.002.2517.4 %4.4 %13.0 %.4292.50.50062.5 %3041565.80
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2015Steamer6.402.152.980.9616.9 %5.7 %11.2 %.2561.25.28970.8 %  3.91
Total- - -7.622.123.590.7420.9 %5.8 %15.0 %.2421.15.29276.9 %76833.23
Postseason- - -6.970.878.001.7416.7 %2.1 %14.6 %.2671.26.28641.0 %1621294.92

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2009Braves1.1523.5 %41.0 %35.5 %10.8 %7.7 %2.7 %14.3 %3.50863.65
2010Braves1.2222.0 %42.9 %35.1 %6.2 %11.5 %5.8 %22.2 %3.55873.49
2011Braves0.6716.7 %33.3 %50.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %2.36762.93
2012Braves1.9018.5 %53.4 %28.2 %8.6 %5.7 %4.5 %25.0 %2.93762.97
2012Braves1.255.3 %52.6 %42.1 %0.0 %12.5 %10.0 %0.0 %3.331064.16
2013Braves1.4824.1 %45.3 %30.7 %5.5 %9.9 %4.1 %23.5 %3.68943.55
2013Braves1.2035.3 %35.3 %29.4 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.501134.26
Total- - -1.4622.1 %46.2 %31.7 %7.3 %9.0 %4.4 %21.6 %3.44873.39
Postseason- - -1.2319.4 %44.4 %36.1 %7.7 %15.4 %6.3 %0.0 %3.401094.20

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2009Braves7565437271474196771096
2010Braves1381137178925254410521596
2011Braves2311000051823
2012Braves1991056999418857813071885
2012Braves108101102335992
2013Braves267181142101117480103720123049
2013Braves65610001274774
Total- - -6814673263430378267258350667649
Postseason- - -161371110360106166

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2009Braves-0.43-4.293.86-0.110.100.790.700.790.92270.32-0.8775
2010Braves-0.36-8.107.754.650.520.990.910.881.3126-0.01-0.3524
2011Braves0.28-0.030.311.550.181.772.523.462.1810.140.0210
2012Braves3.42-5.258.6734.653.750.810.830.991.14413.890.35124
2012Braves-0.26-0.520.26-1.67-0.180.870.890.871.011-0.08-0.2200
2013Braves0.75-14.1414.896.210.781.010.970.921.2231-0.321.0601
2013Braves-0.31-0.490.17-4.11-0.440.700.610.870.541-0.38-0.0700
Total- - -3.67-31.8135.4846.965.320.930.890.931.151264.02-0.062214
Postseason- - --0.57-1.010.44-5.78-0.620.790.770.870.782-0.45-0.2700

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Braves60.3% (90.1)  19.4% (78.8)20.3% (81.1)  2.8%
2010Braves64.3% (90.2)  9.3% (78.8)26.4% (80.5)  1.3%
2011Braves60.9% (91.1)  17.4% (79.3)21.7% (81.2)   
2012Braves61.1% (90.0)1.3% (84.3) 17.8% (77.4)19.9% (80.8)  0.1%
2013Braves55.3% (89.4)0.0% (83.0)3.6% (86.8)18.2% (76.6)22.9% (82.0)  0.2%
Total- - -59.3% (89.8)0.3% (84.2)1.5% (86.8)16.4% (77.5)22.5% (81.3)  0.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Braves53.5 %6.2 %    1.7 %17.7 %  20.4 %   
2010Braves11.7 %52.9 %     9.2 %  25.9 %   
2011Braves8.7 %52.2 %     17.4 %  21.7 %   
2012Braves12.7 %49.2 %     18.1 %  20.0 %   
2013Braves15.1 %43.6 %0.1 %    18.2 %  22.9 %   
Total- - -19.3 %41.6 %0.0 %   0.3 %16.2 %  22.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Braves90.190.0    80.178.6  81.0  
2010Braves90.290.1     78.8  80.5  
2011Braves90.791.1     79.1  81.0  
2012Braves89.689.9     77.5  80.8  
2013Braves88.989.387.2    76.6  82.0  
Total- - -89.689.787.2   80.177.4  81.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Braves2.7  -0.62.3  0.41  -0.301.08  
2010Braves4.8  -3.32.3  0.48  -2.290.56  
2011Braves0.6  0.10.6  3.97  1.2512.98  
2012Braves11.9-0.3 8.716.6  1.03-1.20 2.604.43  
2013Braves-7.50.0-6.13.512.6  -0.45-2.85-5.460.631.81  
Total- - -12.4-0.3-6.18.334.5  0.28-1.26-5.460.672.02  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Braves-0.41.8    0.6-1.6  2.5  
2010Braves-0.85.6     -1.9  2.5  
2011Braves0.00.5     0.1  0.6  
2012Braves5.96.0     8.1  17.0  
2013Braves-14.01.9-0.5    3.4  13.2  
Total- - --9.315.9-0.5   0.68.1  35.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Braves-0.072.69    3.40-0.82  1.14  
2010Braves-0.410.67     -1.31  0.60  
2011Braves0.964.48     1.25  12.72  
2012Braves2.460.65     2.38  4.51  
2013Braves-3.050.14-25.50    0.62  1.90  
Total- - --0.630.50-25.50   3.400.66  2.09  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Braves20.8 %63.9 %41.7 %57.5 %82.5 %76.1 %48.4 %59.5 %9.7 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Braves29.1 %63.4 %46.7 %62.0 %87.9 %80.0 %51.2 %64.4 %9.0 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Braves40.0 %53.9 %47.8 %100.0 %85.7 %90.9 %56.5 %75.0 %4.4 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Braves33.8 %61.9 %47.7 %62.6 %87.2 %78.4 %49.3 %65.6 %10.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Braves31.7 %68.6 %48.6 %62.3 %84.9 %76.9 %45.7 %64.8 %11.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -30.2 %65.0 %47.0 %62.0 %85.8 %77.9 %48.2 %64.2 %10.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Braves24.4 %58.3 %41.3 %59.9 %83.2 %76.3 %50.0 %18.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Braves28.5 %61.4 %46.0 %60.7 %88.0 %80.1 %53.3 %19.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Braves41.7 %54.6 %47.8 %100.0 %83.3 %90.9 %47.8 %20.9
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Braves33.6 %60.2 %47.3 %61.6 %87.4 %78.6 %51.7 %18.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Braves30.9 %65.4 %48.3 %61.4 %84.1 %76.9 %50.5 %20.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -30.2 %62.2 %46.6 %61.3 %85.6 %77.9 %51.3 %19.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009BravesP37467.2580000000 1   1.000 
2010BravesP3114107.24170000110 4   1.000 
2011BravesP202.1020000000 0   1.000 
2012BravesP5012138.012261010100 5   .974 
2013BravesP3231197.09302022101 9   .951 
Total- - -P15261512.230833032311 19   .974 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009BravesP67.21  001              
2010BravesP107.21  012              
2011BravesP2.10  011              
2012BravesP138.01  103              
2013BravesP197.02  0-11              
Total- - -P512.25  118              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012BravesP138.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (19)
2013BravesP197.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (24)
Total- - -P512.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (3)83.3%      (6)100.0%    (43)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Braves0.2-0.5-0.1-0.68.00.8$3.8 
2010Braves1.4-0.10.30.212.11.3$5.1 
2011Braves0.30.10.00.11.90.2$1.0 
2012Braves6.01.21.22.431.83.7$16.6 
2013Braves3.5-0.31.20.922.92.6$12.9 
Total- - -11.40.42.52.976.88.6$39.3 

  • $8.5m / 2 Years (2015 - 2016) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 12/18/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $2M, 2016: $5.5M
    • 2017 Mutual Option: $10M ($1M buyout)
      • buyout applies if either side declines
    • Incentives: $4,000,000 in bonuses in first year, $6,000,000 in second
    • Agent / Agency: Wasserman Media Group
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $5.8m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $5.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Wasserman Media Group
    • Originally Reported By: Mark Bowman
    • Source: mlb.mlb.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2.6m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $2.6M
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 10, Pick: 24, Overall: 310
    • Team: Atlanta Braves
    • School: Santa Ana Col
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 37, Pick: 1, Overall: 1088
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Gahr HS (CA)