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17 Brian Matusz RP

Baltimore Orioles

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%0%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
17.11-203.121311
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014BAL233.48630000351.2512320771753
2015BAL123.12160000017.11576221113

Player Updates

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Date set for Orioles P Brian Matusz suspension hearing
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Orioles reliever Brian Matusz will have the hearing on his pending suspension on June 3. Matusz was ejected from a game on Saturday due to a foreign substance being found on his arm. As consequence, he was given an eight-game suspension, which he has since appealed. 

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Orioles RP Brian Matusz receives 8-game suspension
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

Orioles reliever Brian Matusz was issued an eight-game suspension by MLB Monday as punishment for being caught with a "foreign substance" on his arm during Saturday's game against the Marlins. 

Matusz was ejected in the 12th inning on Saturday after it was brought to the umpires' attention that Matusz had a visible substance on his arm. When the home plate umpire determined it was an illegal substance, he discussed with Orioles manager Buck Showalter briefly before ejecting Matusz from the game.

Matusz will appeal the suspension, which is the same doled out to Brewers reliever Will Smith after he was caught with an illegal substance on his arm earlier in the week.

"Each case is different and that's why you have the appeal process to make sure it's not just some blanket punishment," manager Buck Showalter said, per MASNSports.com. "I'm sure that's why it's in place, to find out if this is different. You've got to start somewhere and that's why the process is in place. And when it's over and said and they decide how many games it is compared to everything else, I'll probably be a little more opinionated on it."

Matusz is 1-2 with a 3.18 ERA in 14 appearances this season. 

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Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz ejected for foreign substance on arm
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz was ejected in the 12th inning of Saturday's game against the Marlins for having a foreign substance visible on his arm.

The home plate umpire went out to the mound after noticing something on Matusz's arm. When he determined it was an illegal substance, he discussed with manager Buck Showalter briefly before ejecting Matusz from the game.

"I have my own personal opinions about the issue but right now with emotions running high, we're going to let this settle and address questions at a later time," Matusz said to MASN Sports.

Matusz went 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout before getting tossed.

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Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz available to throw on Wednesday
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Orioles relief pitcher Brian Matusz is available to pitch out of the bullpen on Wednesday after being held out for the last two days, according to MASN Sports.

Matusz took a comebacker off the tip of his thumb against the Yankees and was held out for the last two days. He has a .292 ERA with seven strikeouts and one walk in 12 1/3 innings of work this season.

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Report: Orioles discussing Brian Matusz, Ryan Webb in trade talks
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Orioles are having ongoing trade discussions involving relief pitchers Brian Matusz and Ryan Webb, FOX Sports reports.

Webb was designated for assignment Monday, so the team is looking to receive something in return for the player after removing him from the 40-man roster. Matusz delivered the best season of his career in 2014, posting a 3.48 ERA and 53:17 K:BB ratio in 51 2/3 innings.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 137 246 8.88
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Tampa Bay 0.100 0.00021
vs LHB 7.200 1.17018
vs RHB 9.200 4.660105
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
5/10@NYY0002.11111
5/19SEA0001.01010
5/21SEA0001.03213
5/23@MIA0000.20001
5/24@MIA0002.01002
5/26HOU0000.01010
5/28CHW0000.11000
Two Week Schedule
MAY /JUNE
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24
@Miami
L2-5
25
Hou
W4-3
26
Hou
L1-4
27
Hou
W5-4
28
CHW
L2-3
W6-3
29
TB
7:05 pm
Tickets
30
TB
4:05 pm
Tickets
31
TB
1:35 pm
Tickets
1
@Hou
8:10 pm
Tickets
2
@Hou
8:10 pm
Tickets
3
@Hou
8:10 pm
Tickets
4
@Hou
2:10 pm
Tickets
5
@Cle
7:10 pm
Tickets
6
@Cle
4:10 pm
Tickets
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009BAL52 4.63880000 44.2522423601438
2010BAL1012 4.3032320000 175.2173888419763143
2011BAL19 10.6912120000 49.28160591802438
2012BAL610 4.8734160000 98.011261531504181
2013BAL21 3.536500004 51.0432120321650
2014BAL23 3.486300003 51.2512320731753
2015BAL12 3.121600000 17.11576211113
Total 2739 4.89230680007 488.05272842657013186416
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009BAL8000000000 --- --- ---
2010BAL32200000000 .000 .000 .000
2011BAL12200000000 .000 .000 .000
2012BAL34401000200 .250 .250 .250
2013BAL65000000000 --- --- ---
2014BAL63000000000 --- --- ---
2015BAL16000000000 --- --- ---
Total 230801000200 .125 .125 .125
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009BALP88505001.000
2010BALP32323082111 .967
2011BALP1212312001.000
2012BALP341612210001.000
2013BALP650606011.000
2014BALP630716001.000
2015BALP160202001.000
Total  2306865125212 .985
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2009BAL03359 0.6192000 .292196 13.3 .4830
2010BAL3158216 0.77173401 .255760 12.4 .3950
2011BAL13072 0.4782000 .372245 19.0 .6930
2012BAL497110 0.9623100 .284441 14.1 .4680
2013BAL24651 0.9611000 .230208 10.8 .3214
2014BAL44062 0.6501003 .250226 12.4 .4363
2015BAL11026 0.4601102 .24276 14.0 .3550
Total 15414596 0.743713606 .2742152 13.4 .4487
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2012BAL01 1.93600000 4.22111026
2014BAL00 13.50100000 0.21111001
Total 01 3.38700000 5.13222027
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009AFA-Frederick42 2.181111000 66.0562216512175
2009AA-Bowie70 1.5788100 46.03198211146
2011AFA-Frederick Keys00 2.2511000 4.02110022
2011AAA-Norfolk Tides23 3.5099110 54.0512321421941
2011AA-Bowie Baysox00 0.0011000 6.03000011
2012AAA-Norfolk Tides21 4.21106111 47.0432422201532
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/190
Birthdate:
2/11/1987
Age:
28
Hometown:
Grand Junction, CO
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Baltimore Orioles
College:
San Diego
MLB Experience:
7
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