Nick Masset

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Nick Masset MLB Career Stats

387 20-16 4.06 403.0 339 1.46

Nick Masset Bio

  • Full Name: Nicholas Allen Masset
  • Born: 5/17/1982 in St. Petersburg, FL
  • Draft: 2000, Texas Rangers, 8th rd. (244th overall)
  • College: St. Petersburg College
  • Debut: 6/27/2006
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MLB Career Stats 20 16 4.06 387 2 4 403.0 339 1.46


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Nick Masset Stats

*Since 2006

Nick Masset Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Nick Masset Statcast Events


Nick Masset Awards

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Frisco TEX

Nick Masset Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2009 74 14th in NL
2010 82 3rd in NL
2011 75 10th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2009 20 11th in NL
2010 20 15th in NL

Nick Masset Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 11, 2016 RHP Nick Masset retired.
December 19, 2015 RHP Nick Masset assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
December 15, 2015 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Nick Masset to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
July 7, 2015 Atlanta Braves released RHP Nick Masset.
July 6, 2015 Atlanta Braves designated RHP Nick Masset for assignment.
May 19, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Nick Masset.
May 19, 2015 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Nick Masset.
May 18, 2015 Miami Marlins sent RHP Nick Masset outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 17, 2015 Miami Marlins designated Nick Masset for assignment.
April 21, 2015 Miami Marlins selected the contract of RHP Nick Masset from New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 8, 2015 RHP Nick Masset assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 1, 2015 Miami Marlins signed free agent RHP Nick Masset to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2015 Miami Marlins released RHP Nick Masset.
January 21, 2015 RHP Nick Masset assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
January 12, 2015 Miami Marlins signed free agent RHP Nick Masset to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2014 RHP Nick Masset elected free agency.
July 21, 2014 Colorado Rockies activated RHP Nick Masset from the 15-day disabled list.
July 20, 2014 Colorado Rockies sent RHP Nick Masset on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 6, 2014 Colorado Rockies placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day disabled list. Left patellar tendon strain
May 5, 2014 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of RHP Nick Masset from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 11, 2014 RHP Nick Masset assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
February 4, 2014 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Nick Masset to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 31, 2013 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Nick Masset from the 60-day disabled list.
March 31, 2013 Cincinnati Reds placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2013. Recovering from September 2012 right shoulder surgery.
March 22, 2013 Cincinnati Reds transferred RHP Nick Masset from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from September 2012 right shoulder surgery.
March 22, 2013 Nick Masset roster status changed by Cincinnati Reds.
October 30, 2012 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Nick Masset from the 60-day disabled list.
August 5, 2012 sent RHP Nick Masset on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
August 2, 2012 AZL Reds sent RHP Nick Masset on a rehab assignment to Dayton Dragons.
July 27, 2012 Nick Masset assigned to AZL Reds.
June 15, 2012 Cincinnati Reds transferred RHP Nick Masset from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 4, 2012 Cincinnati Reds placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2012. Sore right shoulder.
May 26, 2009 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Nick Masset from the 15-day disabled list.
May 19, 2009 Cincinnati Reds placed RHP Nick Masset on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 11, 2009. Strained left oblique.

Nicholas Allen Masset Bio Info

Graduated from Pinellas Park High School in St. Petersburg, Florida...originally signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Louisiana State University...played 1 season at St. Petersburg Junior College.


Did not pitch, due to right shoulder surgery was done on 9/7/12.

2012 Spent the season on the disabled list with a right shoulder injury that eventually required surgery ... prior to the surgery, beginning 7/27 made 9 rehabilitation apps for the AZL Reds, Dayton and Louisville ... didn't pitch after 9/7, when he had arthroscopic surgery to repair the torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder ... made 4 scoreless apps in spring training (3.2ip, 2h, 2bb, 3k), his last on 3/22, before he was disabled the day before Opening Day. 2011 Ranked among the National League pitching leaders with 75 apps (T10th)...made at least 74 apps for the third straight the 7-5 win on 5/17 vs Cubs threw a scoreless inning for his only save of the season and fourth of his career...was the winning pitcher in the 4-3 win vs Mil on 6/1, when Francisco Cordero recorded his 300th career save...put together his best stretch of the season over 34 apps from 5/3-7/19, when he posted a sterling 1.36era (33ip, 23h, 5er) to drop his ERA from 6.46 to 2.98...with the exception of his scoreless first outing of the season, that 2.98era through 47 apps on 7/19 was his lowest mark of his first 5 apps of the year through 4/13 went 0-3, 9.95 with 3 blown his last 70 apps of the season went 3-3, 3.09 and in his last 11 apps posted a 1.04era (8.2ip, 1er). 2010 With a career-high 82 apps ranked third in the National League...also established career highs in innings pitched (76.2) and strikeouts (85)...didn't allow a run in any of his last 8 apps of the season (6.2ip)...posted ERAs of 1.29 in his last 48 apps of the season and 2.06 in his last 69 apps...stranded 23-32 inherited baserunners...the Reds went 47-35 when he the 5-4 win on 6/6 at Wsh threw a scoreless 10th inning for his second career save...recorded his other save in the 4-3 win on 8/7 at Chi...from 7/10-8/1 didn't allow a run in 12g and 11.1 innings and from 8/7-9/7 didn't allow a run in 15g and 17.2 innings, both career highs. 2009 Led the pitching staff with a careerhigh 74 his last 30 apps of the season posted a 1.04era, dropping overall ERA from a season-high 3.06...didn't allow a run in his last 12 apps (10.2ip)...RH batters hit just .194 (33-170, 5hr)...from 5/19-5/25 was on the disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle... posted a 1.23era in 11 apps before he went on the DL and a 2.64era in 63 apps after he came off the DL... over 14 apps from 4/28-6/14 produced a career-best 16.2-inning scoreless streak, the second-longest by a Reds pitcher all season (Bronson Arroyo, 17ip)...his career-high 4-game winning streak from 4/17-6/10 tied Johnny Cueto for the longest by a Reds pitcher in 2009...on 7/3 vs StL left the game after he was hit on the right biceps by a Yadier Molina line drive, but pitched again the next day...pitched in both games of the day/ night doubleheader on 8/31 vs Pit (2.1ip, 1h). 2008 With the WSox and Reds combined to finish 2-0, 3.92 in 41 relief apps and 1 start...began the season with WSox and went 1-0, 4.63 with 1 save in 1 start and 31 relief apps before he was traded to the Reds on 7/31, along with IF Danny Richar, in exchange for OF Ken Griffey Jr....joined the team the next night in Wsh and in that 5-2 loss threw 3.0 scoreless innings in his Reds debut...posted a 2.08era in 10 relief apps for the Reds...was bothered late in the season by a sore right wrist suffered in a minor car accident on 8/28 and then by a sore right pectoral muscle...made his last appearance of the season on 9/8 at Mil...earned victories for WSox on 7/8 at KC (8-7 win) and for Cin on 9/4 vs Pit (8-6 win) the 13-8 win on 5/18 at SF threw just 13 pitches in 2.0 scoreless innings to earn his first Major League save...for the WSox on 4/30 at Min made his only start of the season and received no decision in the 4-3 loss (4ip, 5h, 3er, 3bb, 5k). 2007 Split his first season in the Chicago organization between the White Sox and Class AAA Charlotte ... went 2-3 with a 7.09 ERA (31 ER/39.1 IP) in 27 games (one start) with the White Sox ... was 1-3 with a 7.75 ERA (29 ER/33.2 IP) as a reliever and 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA (2 ER/5.2 IP) as a starter ... issued 26 walks (five intentional), compared to 21 strikeouts ... was 0-1 in save situations and registered two holds ... went 2-1 with a 5.73 ERA (14 ER/22.0 IP) from the beginning of the season until his lone start on 5/20, and 0-2 with an 8.83 ERA (17 ER/17.1 IP) after ... posted an 8.84 ERA (18 ER/18.1 IP) at home and a 5.57 ERA (13 ER/21.0 IP) on the road ... ERA in April was 3.86, as opposed to 8.88 the remainder of the season ... opponents hit .323 (52- 616) overall, .345 (19-55) with runners in scoring position and .414 (12-29) with RISP and two outs ... limited first batters faced to a .200 (4-20) average ... allowed 33.3 percent (6-18) of inherited runners to score ... opposition's No. 2-5 hitters combined to bat .434 (30-69), compared to a .239 (22-92) average by the rest of the order ... six of his 26 relief appearances went more than 1.0 IP ... allowed 20 earned runs in 21.0 IP vs. American League Central foes (8.57 ERA) ... made his first-ever Opening Day roster ... worked a career-high 4.2 IP on 4/5 vs. Cleveland in relief of an injured Mark Buehrle (1 ER) ... registered his first major-league win on 4/20 at Detroit with 1.1 scoreless IP ... earned the win in his first major-league start on 5/20 at the Cubs, allowing two runs on three hits over 5.2 IP ... suffered the loss and blown save on 6/3 at Toronto (3 ER/1.0 IP) ... collected his first career hold on 6/25 at Tampa Bay ... gave up six runs (five earned) on eight hits in 3.1 IP on 7/6-1 vs. Minnesota ... did not surrender a home run over his last 18 outings (24.1 IP) ... walked 10 batters in his last 11 games before being optioned to Charlotte on 7/16 ... went 0-4 with a 4.57 ERA (23 ER/45.1 IP) in 11 games (nine starts) with the Knights ... was used out of the bullpen in two of his first three games at Charlotte, before moving into the rotation on 7/27 and making eight consecutive starts to end the season ... was 0-4 with a 4.89 ERA (23 ER/42.1 IP) as a starter. 2006 Made his major-league debut with Texas, making eight relief appearances over three separate stints ... split the rest of the season between Class AA Frisco and Class AAA Oklahoma, combining to go 6-7 with a 3.67 ERA (47 ER/115.1 IP) and three saves in 32 appearances (15 starts) ... was 4-6 with 3.07 ERA (30 ER/88.0 IP) as a starter and 2-1 with a 5.60 ERA (17 ER/27.1 IP) in relief ... was ranked by Baseball America following the season as the No. 8 Prospect in the Rangers organization ... his contract was purchased from Oklahoma on 6/25 ... made his major-league debut with 1.0 scoreless IP on 6/27 at San Francisco ... was optioned back to Oklahoma on 7/1 ... was recalled for the second time on 8/21 ... pitched in front of over 50 friends and family in his hometown of St. Petersburg on 8/23 at Tampa Bay ... was optioned back to Oklahoma on 8/25 ... was recalled for the final time on 9/5 ... appeared in six games in September ... did not allow a run over his final three appearances (3.0 IP) ... appeared in 24 games (seven starts) with Oklahoma ... averaged 9.6 strikeouts per 9.0 IP as a reliever (29 SO/ 27.1 IP) ... allowed 14 earned runs in 6.0 IP in his first two games with the RedHawks but went 4-3 with three saves and a 3.23 ERA (22 ER/61.1 IP) in his final 22 ... was assigned to Frisco on 5/12 but promoted back to Oklahoma on 5/27 ... started the season at Frisco, going 2-2, 2.06 (11 ER/48.0 IP) in eight starts ... went 2-0 with 0.47 ERA (1 ER/19.1 IP) and 16 strikeouts in his first three starts ... allowed one run and two hits over 7.0 IP on 4/13 at Corpus Christi ... struck out 10 batters in 5.2 IP on 5/6 vs. Tulsa ... pitched for Venados de Mazatlan in the Mexican Pacific League, going 0-2 with 2.61 ERA (6 ER/20.2 IP) and 15 saves in 20 appearances ... tied for the league lead in saves ... held the opposition to a .228 (18-79) average in the MPL , including a .157 mark vs. right-handers ... was traded to the Sox on 12/23 with pitchers John Danks and Jacob Rasner in exchange for pitcher Brandon McCarthy and outfielder David Paisano ... acquisition was recommended by Bill Young and Paul Provas. 2005 Spent the season with Class AA Frisco, going 7-12 with a 6.18 ERA (108 ER/157.1 IP) and 105 strikeouts in 29 games (27 starts) ... led the Texas League in walks (61), runs allowed (124), earned runs allowed (108) and tied for the TL lead in losses ... ranked fifth in the league with 19 home runs allowed ... was named the Rangers Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July after going 2-1 with 2.03 ERA (7 ER/31.0 IP) in six games (four starts) ... struck out a season-high 10 batters on 6/28 vs. Tulsa ... threw first career complete game on 6/15 at Midland, allowing two runs in 9.0 IP to earn the win ... tossed 7.0 scoreless IP over two relief appearances ... went 3-2 with a 5.27 ERA (8 ER/13.2 IP) and 13 strikeouts in 10 relief appearances for the Grand Canyon Rafters in the Arizona Fall League. 2004 Spent most of the season with Class A Stockton in the California League ... combined to go 7-5 with a 3.31 ERA (32 ER/87.0 IP) in 18 games (12 starts) ... tossed 4.0 shutout IP in first game on 4/11 vs. Modesto ... was placed on disabled list following that outing due to a cyst in his right wrist ... took medication to remedy the cyst and returned with 1.2 relief IP on 6/12 at San Jose ... his season ERA was 5.40 (13 ER/21.2 IP) through six outings on 7/4 but threw 9.0 shutout IP over his next two games ... was 5-3 with a 2.77 ERA (17 ER/55.1 IP) over his final 10 games (eight starts) with Stockton from 7/9-8/23, lowering his season figure to 3.51 ... was promoted to Frisco in late August ... made his Class AA debut on Aug. 29 vs. El Paso, earning the win ... suffered Frisco's only playoff loss in a start on 9/15 vs. Round Rock, allowing seven runs in 5.1 IP after an 11-day layoff. 2003 Led Class A Clinton with 20 starts, ranked second in IP (123.2) and wins (seven) and third in strikeouts (63) ... posted 2.99 ERA (36 ER/108.1 IP) over his final 24 appearances ... recorded a season-high eight strikeouts in his final outing on 8/27 vs. Burlington ... struck out 5 of 11 batters faced on 7/7 vs. Kane County ... did not allow a home run in final 7 games (35.1 IP) ... lost both of his starts in the Midwest League playoffs. 2002 Appeared in 33 games (16 starts) with Class A Savannah of the South Atlantic League ... was 2-5 with 4.50 ERA in 16 starts and 3-3 with a 4.63 ERA in 17 relief outings. 2001 Made his pro debut with the Gulf Coast Rangers, compiling a 4.35 ERA (15 ER/31.0 IP) over 15 games (14 starts) ... did not allow a run in his first three games and 5.0 IP ... was recommended/signed by Ray Jackson.