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Matt Wise MLB Career Stats

17-22 4.23 317.0 244 1.27

Matt Wise Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew John Wise
  • Born: 11/18/1975 in Montclair, CA
  • Draft: 1997, Anaheim Angels, 6th rd. (177th overall)
  • College: Cal State - Fullerton
  • Debut: August 2, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/26/2008
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MLB Career Stats 17 22 4.23 209 18 2 317.0 244 1.27


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2006 14 25th in NL

Matthew John Wise Bio Info

Married, wife's name is Amy.....they have two children: Ashley and Hayden...Graduated from Bonita (CA) High School...Attended Pepperdine University and Cal State Fullerton...Contributes to "Koos for Kids," an organization which helps terminally ill and/or disadvantaged children in Racine County and the southeastern Wisconsin area...Enjoys duck hunting and fishing...Favorite movie is "Dumb and Dumber"...Would be a mechanic if he was not a ballplayer...Keeps a doll of Woody from the movie "Toy Story" in his locker due to his resemblance to the character. 2007 Went 3-2 with a 4.19 ERA and 1 save in a career-high 56 relief appearances...Retired 33 of 56 first batters faced (58.9%)...Stranded 21 of 32 inherited runners (65.6%)...Earned his wins on 5/20 vs. Minnesota, 6/26 vs. Houston and 7/15 vs. Colorado...Took losses on 4/20 vs. Houston and 9/19 at Houston...Notched his only save of the season on 7/19 vs. Arizona...Had a 10.45 ERA over his last 16 outings (10.1ip, 12er) 2006 Went 5-6 with a 3.86 ERA in 40 relief appearances...Posted a 1.93 ERA after the All-Star Break (14ip, 3er), lowering his overall ERA from 4.75 to 3.86...Retired 24 of 40 first batters faced (60%)...Stranded 7 of 10 inherited runners (70%)...Was 0-for-4 in save opportunities...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on 8/18, retroactive to 8/14, with ulnar neuritis of the right elbow...Underwent season-ending surgery on 9/7 to transpose the ulnar nerve in his right elbow (Dr. William Raasch)...Was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on 9/8 and reinstated on 10/31. 2005 Led the Brewers bullpen with a .160 opponents batting average ... finished second among Brewers relievers with a 3.33 ERA (Min. 20 appearances) ... picked up his first career Major League save on August 5 at Philadelphia ... his June 25 win vs. Minnesota kicked off a career-high four game winning streak ... also picked up wins on July 1 vs. Pittsburgh, July 14 vs. Washington and July 19 at St. Louis ... struck out a season-high four batters on July 26 vs. Arizona, pitched two innings that game ... went 15 straight relief appearances with at least one strikeout from May 6-June 29 ... struck out three or more batters seven times ... recorded his first career Major League hit and RBI with a single in the seventh inning on July 21 at St. Louis off Randy Flores ... placed on the Disabled List on August 14 with a strained left intercostal ... reinstated from the Disabled List on September 1 ... made eight appearances after returning from the Disabled List, allowing two earned runs in 7.1 innings pitched. 1998 Pitched at Double A Midland ... led club in innings pitched (second in Texas League) and tied for first in wins ... Signed by Steve Gruwell ... began professional career at Class A Boise ... led Northwest League in wins and was fourth in strikeouts (86) ... named to Northwest League All-Star Team ... in playoffs, was 1-1 with 3.60 ERA and 14 strikeouts in two starts. 1999 Spent the season at Double A Erie ... hurled third complete game of season, striking out season-high nine batters, June 23 at New Britain ... other complete games came vs. Reading on April 18 and May 21 ... won season-high five straight games, May 6-27 ... named as Anaheim Organization's Pitcher of Month for May ... was placed on disabled list, July 9 with strained right elbow ... did not pitch remainder of season. 2000 Began season at Triple A Edmonton ... led club in wins and ERA ranked second in league ...selected Trappers' Player of Year ... registered season-high seven strikeouts four times ... won four straight starts, May 21-June 16 ...recalled by Anaheim, August 2, and made Major League debut in relief same day vs. Detroit (2 IP, 1 H, 1 SO) ... also pitched one inning of relief, August 6 vs. Cleveland (1 H, 2 SO) ... took loss in first Major League start, August 9 vs. Boston (4-2), pitching seven innings ... registered first Major League win (beating David Wells) in fourth appearance (second start), August 15 at Toronto ... won three straight starts from August 15-25 ... pitched a career-high 8.1 innings on August 25 vs. Cleveland. 2001 Was on the Opening Day roster with Anaheim, qualifying as a rookie ... had four different stints with Angels: opened season and optioned to Salt Lake, April 13; recalled, June 21 and optioned, July 4; recalled July 24 and optioned July 25; and recalled, September 4 ... only win with Angels was first outing of season, April 6 at Oakland ... struck out seven batters in six innings and did not walk a batter ... struck out career-high nine batters twice, June 21 at Texas (6 IP) and July 1 vs. Seattle (5.1 IP) ... with Salt Lake recorded a team-high 111 strikeouts in 21 starts ... struck out season high 11 batters in 6.2 innings, June 3 vs. Portland ... won four straight decisions, May 20 - June 8, compiling 2.45 ERA with three walks and 23 strikeouts ... appearance September 8 vs. Minnesota (3 IP, 1 BB, 1 SO) marked first relief outing since August 6, 2000 vs. Cleveland and just third of career ... three innings was longest relief appearance of career ... also pitched in relief, October 7 vs. Oakland (1 IP, 2 SO, 1 HB)... left game in first inning, April 12 vs. Texas, after suffering dizziness and blurred vision. 2002 Split the season between Triple A Salt Lake and Anaheim ... did not record decision in initial five starts despite a 1.14 ERA ... longest outing was seven innings pitched, June 1 vs. Iowa ... walked more than one batter in an outing one time (3; June 22 vs. Iowa) ... strikeout high was 11, April 18 at Oklahoma ... placed on disabled list from August 14 to September 3, due to tight right elbow ... made one post-season relief appearance for Salt Lake, posting no record and a 2.70 ERA ... recalled by Anaheim, April 29, June 25 and July 15 and optioned to Salt Lake, May 20, July 11 and July 20 ... longest outing with the Angels was two innings on May 10 vs. Chicago and June 25 at Texas. 2003 Missed the entire regular season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on March 25. 2004 Opened the season with Triple A Indianapolis ... made seven appearances and one start for the Indians posting a 1-0 record with 1.80 ERA ... five of his seven appearances were scoreless at the Triple A level ... contract was purchased by Milwaukee on May 11 ... threw two scoreless innings in his first appearance as a Brewer on May 11 vs Montreal ... threw five shutout innings in relief allowing just one hit on August 7 at Florida ... earned his first win since 2001 on August 31 vs Pittsburgh as he threw 3.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen ... made three starts for the Brewers going 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA ... allowed six of eight inherited runners to score ... lefthanders hit .244 while righties hit .259 against him ... did not allow a home run to a lefthander (95 faced) ... had a 2.89 ERA in 13 road appearances and a 6.20 ERA in 17 games at Miller Park.