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Matt Kinney MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
19-27 5.29 389.2 297 1.58

Matt Kinney Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew John Kinney
  • Born: 12/16/1976 in Bangor, ME
  • Draft: 1995, Boston Red Sox, 6th rd. (158th overall)
  • High School: Bangor, ME
  • Debut: 8/18/2000
  • Last Game: 9/28/2005
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 19 27 5.29 103 58 0 389.2 297 1.58

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Matt Kinney Stats

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Matt Kinney Advanced Stats

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Matt Kinney Statcast Events

Awards

Matt Kinney Awards

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2007 Fresno PCL

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/15/2005 San Jose CAL

Matt Kinney Leaderboards

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2003 152 18th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2003 1.47 8th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2003 .272 12th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2003 1 24th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 7.17 14th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 80 11th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
2003 201 17th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2003 27 9th in NL

Matt Kinney Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 RHP Matt Kinney elected free agency.
September 27, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies activated RHP Matt Kinney from the restricted list.
August 24, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies placed RHP Matt Kinney on the restricted list.
June 13, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies placed RHP Matt Kinney on the 7-day disabled list.
June 6, 2010 RHP Matt Kinney assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Giants Extended Spring Training.
June 2, 2010 Matt Kinney assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 10, 2010 Matt Kinney roster status changed by Fresno Grizzlies.
April 20, 2010 Fresno Grizzlies placed RHP Matt Kinney on the temporarily inactive list.
April 12, 2010 RHP Matt Kinney assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from San Francisco Giants.
March 1, 2010 San Francisco Giants signed free agent RHP Matt Kinney to a minor league contract.
November 9, 2009 RHP Matt Kinney elected free agency.
August 22, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies activated RHP Matt Kinney.
August 18, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies placed RHP Matt Kinney on the reserve list.
June 2, 2009 RHP Matt Kinney assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
May 30, 2009 Matt Kinney assigned to Salem-Keizer Volcanoes from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 16, 2009 Matt Kinney assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
May 12, 2009 Matt Kinney assigned to Salem-Keizer Volcanoes from Fresno Grizzlies.

Matthew John Kinney Bio Info

Graduated from Bangor (ME) High School in 1995...played baseball, basketball, football and golf...was member of Bangor West State All-Star championship team in 1989...little league coach was novelist Stephen King...single...4-year Major League veteran makes his Giants debut as non-roster invitee, having signed as minor league free agent over winter...originally Boston's 6th round pick in 1995 First-Year Player Draft, owns 17-27 lifetime Major League ledger with 5.27 ERA over 98 games (57 starts) with Minnesota (2000, '02), Milwaukee (2003-04) and Kansas City (2004). 2004 Split campaign between Milwaukee and Kansas City, establishing career standard for games (43)...opened season in Brewers starting rotation...made 5 starts in April, going 0-2 with 8.61 ERA...made his last start May 15 vs Atlanta, allowing 5 runs in 2.0 innings...worked solely out of bullpen in his final 22 appearances with Milwaukee...was designated for assignment Aug. 6 and claimed off waivers by Kansas City Aug. 9...made 11 relief appearances for Royals, going 0-1 with 7.16 ERA. 2003 Spent first full season at the Major League level setting career bests in wins (10), games (33), starts (31), innings pitched (190.2) and strikeouts (152) . . . pitched career-best 13.1 consecutive scoreless innings April 12 - 29 . . . posted impressive numbers in the first month of the season recording a 2-1 mark alongside a 2.48 ERA in five appearances, four starts . . . pitched first career complete game on June 27 at Minnesota against his former team . . . picked up first Major League hit July 13 at Miller Park doubling off Cincinnatis Danny Graves snapping an 0- 33 career hitless streak . . . struck out career-high eight batters on August 20 vs Philadelphia . . . won career-best three straight decisions August 20 - 30, posting a 3.54 ERA (8 er/20.1 ip) . . . posted impressive numbers in August recording a 3-1 mark and a 3.55 ERA in six starts . . . lost each of his last four starts September 6 - 24 . . . pitched a scoreless inning of relief in his final appearance of the season on September 28 at Houston . . . club posted a 13-18 mark in his 31 starts . . . made 10 quality starts in 2003 . . . pitched five-or-more innings in 28 of 31 starts . . . pitched seven-or more innings eight times, eight-or-more innings four times and career-high nine innings once. 2002 Was 1-0, 0.90 (10.0 ip, 1 er) in two starts, April 5-10 . . . was 1-0, 2.50 (18.0 ip, 5 er) in three starts, July 7-17 . . . season-high 10 strikeouts, July 12 vs. Calgary . . . season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 1.50 (30.0 ip, 5 er) in four consecutive starts, August 17-September 2 . . . season-high 9.0 innings, September 2 at Sacramento . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 14 of 29 starts . . . had 10 quality starts . . . led club in games started, innings pitched and strikeouts, was tied for lead in complete games and second in wins . . . led league in games started and was fifth in strikeouts. 2001 Was 1-0, 0.90 (10.0 ip, 1 er) in two starts, April 5-10 . . . was 1-0, 2.50 (18.0 ip, 5 er) in three starts, July 7-17 . . . season-high 10 strikeouts, July 12 vs. Calgary . . . season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 1.50 (30.0 ip, 5 er) in four consecutive starts, August 17-September 2 . . . season-high 9.0 innings, September 2 at Sacramento . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 14 of 29 starts . . . had 10 quality starts . . . led club in games started, innings pitched and strikeouts, was tied for lead in complete games and second in wins . . . led league in games started and was fifth in strikeouts. 2000 Began season at New Britain . . . season-high 6-game win streak, May 3-June 9 . . . had .231 batting average against . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 10 of 15 starts . . . led club in ERA, was tied for club lead in wins and second in strikeouts . . . promoted to Salt Lake, June 26 . . . was 4-0, 1.50 (30.0 IP, 5 ER), July 27-August 11 . . . season-high 12 strikeouts, August 6 at Fresno . . . Twins Minor League Player of the Week, August 6-12 . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 5 of 9 starts . . . had .186 batting average against vs. right-handers and .247 batting average against vs. left-handers . . . recalled August 13 . . . made Major League debut and season-high 6.1 innings, August 18 at Toronto . . . first Major League victory, September 8 at Seattle . . . season-high 6 strikeouts, September 30, at Detroit . . . had 5 quality starts and pitched 6-plus innings in 5 of 8 starts . . . had .194 batting average against vs. right-handers . . . pitched for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League. 1999 Began season at New Britain . . . did not allow a home run in first 25.0 innings, April 12-May 4 . . . Eastern League Pitcher of the Week, May 17-23 . . . season-high 8 strikeouts, May 20 at New Haven . . . disabled after having surgery to repair bone chips in right elbow, June 7-August 16 . . . pitched for GCL Twins on rehab assignment . . . tied season-high 7 innings, September 4 at Portland . . . pitched for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League. 1998 Began season at Sarasota . . . had season-high 6-game win streak to start season, April 10-May 11 . . . complete game shutout, one-hitter, May 11 at Ft. Myers . . . complete game, June 25 at Kissimmee . . . was third on club in wins and strikeouts . . . acquired along with outfielder John Barnes and pitcher Joe Thomas in exchange for pitcher Greg Swindell, July 31 . . . was 2-1, 2.25 (20.0 IP, 5 ER) in 3 starts, August 5-15 . . . season-high 10 strikeouts, September 6 at Dunedin . . . had .246 batting average against vs. left-handers and .230 vs. right-handers on season . . . was tied for fourth in league in wins (12) and tied for fifth in shutouts . . . rated Best Right-handed Pitching Prospect in Maryland Fall League by league managers. 1997 Season-high 3-game win streak, going 3-0, 1.86 (38.2 IP, 8 ER), May 16-June 11 . . . Midwest League Pitcher of the Week, June 1-7 . . . complete game shutout with season-high 13 strikeouts, June 6 vs. South Bend . . . complete game, August 13 at West Michigan . . . disabled with strained right forearm, August 22-September 8 . . . allowed just 4 home runs . . . led club in games started, was second in strikeouts, tied for second in wins and was third in innings pitched . . . was fourth in league in starters batting average against (.217) and strikeouts per-9-innings (9.43). 1996 Led club in games started and was second in strikeouts . . . had .207 batting average against . . . tied for league lead in games started and tied for fourth in walks. 1995 Had .279 batting average against.