Kris Medlen
Birthdate: 10/7/1985 (30 y, 11 m, 21 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 (shoulder) made a two-inning rehab stint Saturday for Triple-A Omaha, allowing zero runs while striking out two batters and walking none. (8/30/2016)
Injury: Shoulder, 60-Day DL
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Braves (R)20000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Braves (A)17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Braves (A+)18000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Braves (AA)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Braves (AA)382816520.0 %10.7 %.269.318.308.333.577.398139    
2009Braves (AAA)9400000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.455189    
2009Braves391300000.0 %53.8 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-3.51.4-0.2
2010Braves323302209.1 %42.4 %.037.385.185.290.222.248470.0-2.13.30.2
2011Braves2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Braves (AAA)3200000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Braves5039032010.3 %38.5 %.030.222.121.216.152.18060.0-4.44.10.1
2012Braves1200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Braves326713416.0 %34.3 %.091.250.164.217.255.212280.2-5.36.60.4
2013Braves1100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Royals (AA)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Royals (AAA)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Royals15101000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2015Royals2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Royals (R)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-98    
2016Royals (AA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Royals (AAA)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Royals6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -17615319817.2 %38.6 %.055.246.141.213.195.192150.1-15.615.50.5
Postseason- - -4300000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Braves (R)20000000000000000000.000
2007Braves (A)17000000000000000000.000
2007Braves (A+)18000000000000000000.000
2007Braves (AA)3000000000000000000.000
2008Braves (AA)3826288421165003101220.308
2009Braves (AAA)9442200000000000000.500
2009Braves3913130000000007000000.000
2010Braves32273354100223014102000.185
2011Braves2000000000000000000.000
2012Braves (AAA)3220000000002000000.000
2012Braves50333943100324015002000.121
2012Braves1220000000001000000.000
2013Braves32556796201344023017010.164
2013Braves1110000000001000000.000
2015Royals (AA)3000000000000000000.000
2015Royals (AAA)3000000000000000000.000
2015Royals15010000010000001000.000
2015Royals2000000000000000000.000
2016Royals (R)1000000000000000000.000
2016Royals (AA)2000000000000000000.000
2016Royals (AAA)8000000000000000000.000
2016Royals6000000000000000000.000
Total- - -176128153181340198110591112010.141
Postseason- - -4330000000002000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Braves (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Braves (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Braves (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Braves (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Braves (AA)0.0 %10.7 %0.00.308.333.577.910.26910.0.318  0.451.3.398139
2009Braves (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.0000.1.500  0.010.4.455189
2009Braves0.0 %53.8 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-2-3.5.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Braves9.1 %42.4 %0.21.185.290.222.513.0371.1.385  0.02-1.9.24847
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Braves0.0 %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 
2012Braves (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2012Braves10.3 %38.5 %0.27.121.216.152.368.0301.9.222  0.00-4.2.1806
2012Braves0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Braves6.0 %34.3 %0.17.164.217.255.471.0913.3.250  0.22-5.3.21228
2013Braves0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2015Royals (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2015Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Royals (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-98
2016Royals (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.418.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -7.2 %38.6 %0.19.141.213.195.408.0553.1.246  0.12-15.3.19215
Postseason- - -0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.8.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2009Braves5.000.0 %83.3 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %66.7 %16.7 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %
2010Braves3.0033.3 %50.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %26.7 %40.0 %33.3 %26.7 %46.7 %26.7 %
2011Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Braves2.0011.8 %58.8 %29.4 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %30.0 %45.0 %25.0 %40.0 %35.0 %25.0 %
2012Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Braves0.9216.7 %40.0 %43.3 %0.0 %7.7 %0.0 %10.0 %40.0 %35.0 %25.0 %15.0 %70.0 %15.0 %
2013Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.5716.9 %50.8 %32.3 %14.3 %4.8 %3.0 %11.8 %34.1 %40.2 %25.6 %25.6 %56.1 %18.3 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Braves5100000163652
2010Braves62401304480124
2011Braves0000000000
2012Braves1052303052107159
2012Braves0000010044
2013Braves121350010173167240
2013Braves0000000347
2015Royals0000011112
2015Royals0000000000
2016Royals0000000000
Total- - -33211131172186391577
Postseason- - -00000103811

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Braves-0.28-0.280.00-3.76-0.370.800.001-0.32-0.03
2010Braves-0.41-0.700.29-3.42-0.371.01 0-0.32-0.09
2011Braves       0  
2012Braves-0.19-0.370.18-3.13-0.330.49 0-0.440.06
2012Braves-0.08-0.080.00-0.69-0.071.51 0-0.050.00
2013Braves-0.83-1.440.61-7.39-0.831.02 0-0.44-0.37
2013Braves-0.03-0.030.00-0.34-0.041.00 0-0.030.00
2015Royals0.300.000.301.240.132.21 00.110.03
2015Royals       0  
2016Royals          
Total- - --1.40-2.781.38-16.45-1.780.880.001-1.42-0.17
Postseason- - --0.11-0.110.00-1.02-0.111.34 0-0.080.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Braves76.9% (91.5)5.8% (79.7)3.8% (86.0)5.8% (77.0)7.7% (84.0)   
2010Braves75.6% (91.7)11.4% (83.6)3.3% (84.3)5.7% (74.8)3.3% (79.3)0.8% (88.0) 0.8%
2011Braves        
2012Braves69.8% (91.8)4.4% (83.1)5.0% (87.3)8.8% (78.0)10.7% (82.4)1.3% (80.5)  
2013Braves72.9% (90.6)3.3% (84.3)5.4% (86.3)12.5% (76.6)5.4% (80.9)0.4% (85.0)  
2015Royals100.0% (93.5)       
2016Royals        
Total- - -73.1% (91.3)5.6% (83.3)4.7% (86.3)9.4% (76.8)6.6% (81.7)0.7% (83.5) 0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Braves71.2 %    7.7 %9.6 %5.8 %  5.8 %   
2010Braves41.8 %16.4 %3.3 %  15.6 %10.7 %7.4 %  4.9 %   
2011Braves              
2012Braves47.8 %14.5 % 0.6 % 6.3 %8.8 %8.2 %  13.8 %   
2013Braves42.5 %19.2 %5.0 %0.4 % 11.7 %3.3 %12.1 %0.4 % 5.4 %   
2015Royals50.0 %50.0 %            
2016Royals              
Total- - -46.4 %15.7 %2.8 %0.4 % 10.6 %7.0 %9.4 %0.2 % 7.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Braves91.5    89.581.578.0  83.6  
2010Braves93.491.984.9  87.485.476.5  78.3  
2011Braves             
2012Braves92.791.2 79.7 87.684.178.3  83.4  
2013Braves91.090.286.786.4 89.384.376.480.5 81.0  
2015Royals93.892.5           
2016Royals             
Total- - -92.090.986.283.1 88.584.277.080.5 82.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Braves-2.1-0.2-0.2-0.5-0.5  -5.21-6.08-11.06-15.36-11.68  
2010Braves-2.3-0.20.5-0.70.5-0.2 -2.48-1.3113.72-9.8811.97-17.62 
2011Braves              
2012Braves-3.80.3-0.31.0-1.2-0.2 -3.444.32-3.386.86-7.20-11.42 
2013Braves-2.00.0-1.3-1.7-0.4-0.3 -1.12-0.62-10.07-5.80-2.84-29.33 
2015Royals1.0      48.40      
2016Royals              
Total- - --9.2-0.1-1.3-1.9-1.6-0.7 -2.18-0.35-4.64-3.58-4.16-17.45 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Braves-1.8    -0.3-0.3-0.5  -0.4  
2010Braves-1.5-0.5-0.2  -0.21.0-0.5  -0.2  
2011Braves             
2012Braves-2.3-0.5 -0.1 -0.80.50.5  -1.6  
2013Braves0.1-1.7-1.2-0.2 -0.3-0.1-1.70.0 -0.5  
2015Royals0.0-0.2           
2016Royals             
Total- - --5.5-2.9-1.4-0.3 -1.71.1-2.20.0 -2.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Braves-4.89    -7.84-6.77-16.95  -14.11  
2010Braves-3.00-2.59-4.28  -1.287.31-5.38  -2.82  
2011Braves             
2012Braves-3.09-1.99 -5.70 -7.953.823.75  -7.29  
2013Braves0.13-3.73-10.23-20.49 -1.15-0.63-5.922.85 -3.94  
2015Royals3.42-20.39           
2016Royals             
Total- - --2.07-3.22-8.74-13.10 -2.742.74-4.122.85 -6.15  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Braves42.9 %62.5 %51.9 %50.0 %53.3 %51.9 %46.2 %53.9 %25.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Braves28.3 %55.6 %42.3 %70.6 %74.3 %73.1 %51.2 %69.7 %11.3 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Braves         
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Braves38.8 %60.8 %49.1 %63.6 %60.0 %61.5 %46.5 %61.5 %18.9 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Braves26.1 %60.5 %44.6 %41.4 %78.2 %68.2 %53.8 %64.2 %14.2 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2015Royals0.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 0.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Royals         
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.2 %10.1 %
Total- - -31.9 %59.8 %46.0 %56.0 %70.7 %65.7 %50.5 %63.4 %15.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Braves36.4 %63.3 %51.9 %50.0 %57.9 %55.6 %57.7 %17.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Braves19.3 %63.1 %42.6 %63.6 %75.6 %73.1 %53.3 %19.5
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Braves        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Braves39.7 %58.0 %49.1 %61.3 %61.7 %61.5 %50.9 %18.6
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Braves25.0 %56.8 %44.6 %43.5 %75.0 %68.2 %61.7 %20.1
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2015Royals0.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %13.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Royals        
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.2 %86.5 %78.2 %47.9 %22.7
Total- - -29.2 %59.1 %46.1 %54.8 %70.3 %66.0 %56.5 %19.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009BravesP37467.2580000000 1   1.000 
2010BravesP3114107.24170000110 4   1.000 
2011BravesP202.1020000000 0   1.000 
2012BravesP5012138.012261010100 5   .974 
2013BravesP3231197.09302022101 9   .951 
2015RoyalsP15858.1470000000 3   1.000 
2016RoyalsP6624.1220001100 0   1.000 
Total- - -P17375595.136923033411 22   .977 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009BravesP67.21  001              
2010BravesP107.21  012              
2011BravesP2.10  011              
2012BravesP138.01  103              
2013BravesP197.02  0-11              
2015RoyalsP58.11  0-10              
2016RoyalsP24.11  0-10              
Total- - -P595.17  1-18              

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)
2015RoyalsP58.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
2016RoyalsP24.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P595.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)33.3%      (3)100.0%     (3)85.7%      (7)100.0%    (48)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Braves-3.50.0 1.4-3.51.40.00.4-1.7-0.2($1.1) 
2010Braves-2.10.0 3.3-2.13.30.01.02.20.2$1.4 
2011Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Braves-4.40.0 4.1-4.44.10.11.20.90.1$0.6 
2013Braves-5.40.2 6.6-5.36.60.11.93.30.4$2.7 
2015Royals-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2016Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --15.70.1 15.5-15.615.50.24.54.60.5$3.5 

  • $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
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: Diamond Sports
    • Source: baseball-almanac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 2/22/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 3/3/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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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)