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29 Brad Ziegler RP

Arizona Diamondbacks

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
6%4%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
73.22-6103.915025
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017MIA144.7953000101547.0572925161626
2018ARI263.9182000101273.2713432822550

Player Updates

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Brad Ziegler: Announces retirement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ziegler announced his retirement from professional baseball Wednesday afternoon via his personal Twitter account.

Ziegler spent 11 years in the big leagues, dating back to his debut with Oakland in 2008. Over 717.1 innings throughout his career, he logged a 2.75 ERA and 1.26 WHIP with 479 strikeouts and 105 saves. In his release, Ziegler stated, "The daily grind has taken its toll on my body. There were really tough times in the past two seasons when I wondered if I could physically continue doing what it would take to stay on the field, and even if I could continue to perform at the level I always had." Across a career-high 82 appearances split between Miami and Arizona this past season, he posted a 3.91 ERA with 50 strikeouts and 10 saves in 73.2 innings. He heads to retirement as the Diamondbacks' franchise leader in wins, innings pitched and appearances by a reliever.

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Diamondbacks' Brad Ziegler: Lit up in team debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ziegler was charged with four earned runs on three hits and a walk over one inning in the Diamondbacks' 8-1 loss to the Giants.

After spending parts of six seasons in Arizona from 2011 through 2016, Ziegler rejoined the team Tuesday, when he became one of three relievers the Diamondbacks acquired prior to the non-waiver trade deadline. Ziegler's homecoming to the desert didn't go nearly as well as expected, as the soft-tossing veteran retired only three of the seven hitters he faced to effectively quash the Diamondbacks' chances of wining the series opener. Prior to Thursday's implosion, Ziegler had performed in dominant fashion over the past two months with the Marlins, accruing a 0.69 ERA and 0.77 WHIP over his previous 26 appearances.

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Diamondbacks' Brad Ziegler: Traded to Arizona
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ziegler was dealt to the Diamondbacks from the Marlins in exchange for Tommy Eveld on Tuesday, Jon Heyman of Fancred reports.

After a rough start to the 2018 campaign, Ziegler has logged a 0.64 ERA in his past 28 appearances dating back to June 5. He will add another strong arm to the bullpen in Arizona that includes fellow right-handers Brad Boxberger, Archie Bradley, Yoshihisa Hirano and Matt Andriese. Don't expect to see Ziegler get a chance as the Diamondbacks' closer, especially after the failed experiment in Miami to go along with his low 6.4 K/9. Ziegler previously spent time in Arizona from 2011 to 2016.

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Marlins' Brad Ziegler: Picks up 10th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ziegler walked one and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday to record his 10th save of the season in a 3-0 win over the Rays.

While he has been pitching much better since being removed from the closer role at the end of May, posting a 1.00 ERA, 0.83 WHIP and 14:7 K:BB over his last 18 innings, Ziegler isn't back in the saves mix for the Marlins on a regular basis -- he was simply the next man up with Kyle Barraclough and Drew Steckenrider unavailable after having pitched both Monday and Tuesday. The veteran reliever has now reached double-digit saves for the fourth straight campaign, but don't expect too many more of them in 2018.

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Marlins' Brad Ziegler: Removed from closer role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ziegler will no longer operate as the Marlins' closer, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Ziegler owns a 7.83 ERA as the Marlins' ninth-inning man this season and has allowed eight earned runs over his last five appearances. Manager Don Mattingly was noncommittal on Ziegler's role following his blown save Wednesday evening, but the skipper has now announced that the veteran will be used "differently" moving forward and will officially relinquish his closing duties. Mattingly failed to name Ziegler's replacement, but Kyle Barraclough seems to be the most likely candidate to take over the ninth-inning role.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs San Diego 5.101 3.38034
vs LHB 27.100 4.2801016
vs RHB 46.100 3.6901534
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/14@HOU1001.11011
9/19CHC0001.00000
9/21COL0000.13210
9/24LAD0001.02011
9/25LAD0000.10011
9/26LAD0001.00001
9/29@SD0000.21100
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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008OAK30 1.06470001113 59.24787212230
2009OAK24 3.0769000710 73.1822725212854
2010OAK37 3.266400004 60.2542422432841
2011OAK-ARI32 2.166600012 58.1532114011944
2012ARI61 2.497700002 68.2542119212142
2013ARI81 2.22780001315 73.0612018332244
2014ARI53 3.496800019 67.0602926532454
2015ARI03 1.85660003032 68.0481714311736
2016ARI-BOS47 2.25690002228 68.0672117232658
2017MIA14 4.79530001015 47.0572925161626
2018MIA-ARI26 3.91820001012 73.2713432822550
Total 3738 2.75739000105142 717.16542512193225248479
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008OAK47000000000 --- --- ---
2009OAK69000000000 --- --- ---
2010OAK64000000000 --- --- ---
2011OAK-ARI66000000000 --- --- ---
2012ARI77411000200 .250 .250 .250
2013ARI78200000000 .000 .000 .000
2014ARI68100000100 .000 .000 .000
2015ARI66000000000 --- --- ---
2016ARI-BOS69000000000 --- --- ---
2017MIA53000000000 --- --- ---
2018MIA-ARI82000000000 --- --- ---
Total 739711000300 .143 .143 .143
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2008OAKP47014014021.000
2009OAKP690231013031.000
2010OAKP6401621312 .938
2011OAK-ARIP6602361431 .870
2012ARIP7702532112 .960
2013ARIP7802632120 .923
2014ARIP6802461622 .917
2015ARIP6601641020 .875
2016ARI-BOSP6901421110 .929
2017MIAP53016511011.000
2018MIA-ARIP8202642112 .962
Total  7390223451651315 .942
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2008OAK39435 3.2610200 .236229 10.6 .3272
2009OAK410345 2.6031100 .293313 13.6 .3793
2010OAK98348 1.9021010 .241257 12.6 .3624
2011OAK-ARI39725 4.2863001 .245239 11.3 .2921
2012ARI212718 8.2210001 .228263 10.0 .2872
2013ARI612641 3.2721100 .228297 10.6 .3022
2014ARI610435 3.2310000 .243281 11.7 .3688
2015ARI312832 4.2501002 .198263 8.7 .2722
2016ARI-BOS79738 2.9710001 .261289 12.7 .3356
2017MIA67828 3.1420001 .306211 15.1 .3765
2018MIA-ARI612829 4.9011001 .257305 12.0 .3912
Total 551165374 3.48208417 .2482947 11.6 .33637
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011ARI00108.00200000 0.14440020
2016BOS00 0.00100000 0.20000011
Total 00 36.00300000 1.04440031
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2003 A-Batavia10 1.5030000 6.05110016
2004 A-Modesto92 3.901615000 92.19451401122277
2004IND-Schaumburg30 1.5044100 24.0125402126
2005 AA-Midland21 6.8644000 21.027161613420
2005 A-Stockton97 4.662424000141.0166847313620144
2006 AA-Midland96 3.372322100141.215160531773788
2006AAA-Sacramento01 6.0044000 21.032171431511
2007 AA-Midland40 1.14150001 23.2196300418
2007AAA-Sacramento83 2.96350001 54.2462018021444
2008AAA-Sacramento20 0.37190008 24.1152100420
2017AFA-Jupiter Hammerheads00 0.0011000 1.00000001
2017R-GCL Marlins00 0.0011000 1.02100012
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/231
Birthdate:
10/10/1979
Age:
39
Hometown:
Pratt, KS
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Arizona Diamondbacks
College:

MLB Experience:
11