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Matt Maloney

LHP
Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins
Matt Maloney
Name: Matthew Michael Maloney
Born: Jan 16, 1984 in Huron, OH
High School: Huron (Ohio) HS
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 91 5.74 1.47 1.78 5.84
Drafted in the 3rd round (97th overall) by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2005 (signed for $400,000)
Maloney originally committed to Tennessee before injuries his senior year in high school prompted the Volunteers to release him from his letter of intent. After two modest seasons, he emerged as Mississippi's ace midway through the year, flipping spots with Stephen Head on the pitching staff as Head became the closer and Maloney became the No. 1 starter. He was able to take over that role as his physical maturity helped all his pitches move up a grade this season. Maloney's stuff was consistent all year and should move him into the first three rounds. Big and physical, he maintains a good downward angle on his 88-91 mph fastball, which has bumped up to 92-93 at times this spring. However, his fastball has below-average life, so he has to locate it to be effective. His curveball, slider and changeup range from average to fringy, but when he stays tall in his delivery, he keeps both pitches down. His ability to throw four pitches for strikes makes him profile as a starter, but he's shown the durability to return to a relief role.
Career Statistics
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  • 2021 Game Logs
  • 2021 Splits
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