Brandon Kintzler

Brandon Kintzler #27

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/190
  • Age: 32

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Brandon Kintzler 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10 0-0 0.00 10.1 5 0.87

Brandon Kintzler MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
236 10-11 3.19 245.2 174 1.26

Brandon Kintzler Bio

  • Full Name: Brandon Lee Kintzler
  • Born: 8/1/1984 in Las Vegas, NV
  • Draft: 2004, San Diego Padres, 40th rd. (1182nd overall)
  • College: Dixie State
  • Debut: 9/10/2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 0 0 0.00 10 0 6 10.1 5 0.87
MLB Career Stats 10 11 3.19 236 0 23 245.2 174 1.26

Brandon Kintzler Sinker Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Twins AL 121 Sinker 93.06 92.99 1917.00 6.42 84.98
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.38 90.82 2083.00 6.10 89.36
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Twins AL 121 Sinker 93.06 92.99 1917.00 6.42 84.98
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.38 90.82 2083.00 6.10 89.36

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Brandon Kintzler 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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3 3 3.97 57 0 0 0 15 15 56.2 61 28 25 6 2 17 0 40 1.38
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3 3 3.36 67 0 0 0 21 21 67.0 66 28 25 6 3 21 0 45 1.30
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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3 3 3.97 57 0 0 0 15 15 56.2 61 28 25 6 2 17 0 40 1.38
Cumulative
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3 3 3.36 67 0 0 0 21 21 67.0 66 28 25 6 3 21 0 45 1.30

Brandon Kintzler News

Brandon Kintzler Fantasy News

April 21, 2017 at 11:16 PM ET

Kintzler notches fourth save

Twins closer Brandon Kintzler pitched a scoreless inning against the Tigers on Friday for his fourth save of the year.

April 6, 2017 at 7:20 PM ET

Kintzler notches first save

Twins closer Brandon Kintzler earned his first save of the season after fanning one batter in a perfect ninth inning Thursday against the Royals.

Awards

Brandon Kintzler Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2016 17 14th in AL

Games

Season G Rank
2013 71 20th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2013 26 4th in NL

Brandon Kintzler Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 7, 2016 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of RHP Brandon Kintzler from Rochester Red Wings.
December 15, 2015 RHP Brandon Kintzler assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
December 14, 2015 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Brandon Kintzler to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2015 RHP Brandon Kintzler elected free agency.
September 8, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers sent Brandon Kintzler outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 12, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers optioned RHP Brandon Kintzler to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 12, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Brandon Kintzler from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers sent RHP Brandon Kintzler on a rehab assignment to AZL Brewers.
May 29, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 28, 2015. Left patella tendinitis
May 8, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of RHP Brandon Kintzler from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 8, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Brandon Kintzler.
April 23, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers sent RHP Brandon Kintzler outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 21, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers designated RHP Brandon Kintzler for assignment.
April 21, 2015 Colorado Springs Sky Sox activated RHP Brandon Kintzler from the 7-day disabled list.
April 11, 2015 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 7-day disabled list.
March 29, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers optioned RHP Brandon Kintzler to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 24, 2014 Brandon Kintzler roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
April 13, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 9, 2014. Mild strain of his right rotator cuff
September 3, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of RHP Brandon Kintzler from Nashville Sounds.
August 14, 2012 Brandon Kintzler assigned to Nashville Sounds from Huntsville Stars.
June 30, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers sent Brandon Kintzler outright to Huntsville Stars.
June 28, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers designated Brandon Kintzler for assignment.
June 28, 2012 Huntsville Stars designated Brandon Kintzler for assignment.
May 17, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers optioned Brandon Kintzler to Huntsville Stars.
May 1, 2012 sent RHP Brandon Kintzler on a rehab assignment to Brevard County Manatees.
March 29, 2012 Brandon Kintzler roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
October 21, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Brandon Kintzler from the 15-day disabled list.
May 14, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 5, 2011. Right triceps tendonitis.
April 11, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers recalled RHP Brandon Kintzler from Nashville Sounds.
April 6, 2011 Milwaukee Brewers optioned Brandon Kintzler to Nashville Sounds.
September 7, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of Brandon Kintzler from Nashville Sounds.
August 6, 2010 Brandon Kintzler roster status changed by Nashville Sounds.
July 14, 2010 Nashville Sounds placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 7-day disabled list.
June 7, 2010 RHP Brandon Kintzler assigned to Nashville Sounds from Huntsville Stars.
August 22, 2009 Brandon Kintzler assigned to Huntsville Stars from Helena Brewers.
August 18, 2009 Brandon Kintzler assigned to Helena Brewers from Huntsville Stars.
July 24, 2009 Brandon Kintzler assigned to Huntsville Stars from Milwaukee Brewers.
July 23, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers signed RHP Brandon Kintzler.

Brandon Lee Kintzler Bio Info

Brandon L. Kintzler...wife, Melissa...son, Knox (10/27/15)...attended Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, NV...attended Pasadena City College and Dixie State College...in 2004, served as manager at a Cold Stone Creamery in Las Vegas which was owned by his sister, Amy...worked in the front office of the Winnipeg Goldeyes during the 2008 offseason, selling season tickets for the independent team he once pitched for...during the 2009 offseason, worked as a limo driver for the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas...participated in 2017 Twins Winter Caravan.

2016

Was an invite to Twins spring training, reassigned to minor league camp March 29 and began season at Triple-A Rochester...Appeared in 10 games for the Red Wings, going 4-1, 3.52 ERA (15.1 IP, 6 ER) with three walks and 11 strikeouts...Had contract selected by Minnesota May 7 (Tommy Milone outrighted and Casey Fien claimed off waivers by Los Angeles-NL)...10 of first 11 appearances were scoreless May 7-June 2, posting a 1.59 ERA in that span...Recorded first career save June 8 vs. Miami with 1.0 scoreless inning and one strikeout...Became Twins closer June 8 and converted eight straight save opportunities June 8-July 23...Did not allow a home run in 30 straight appearances (31.0 IP) June 21-September 15...Posted an ERA of 1.85 (24.1 IP, 5 ER) in 24 road games, compared to 4.20 (30.0 IP, 14 ER) in 30 home games...Allowed just two of 18 inherited runners to score (11.1%), lowest percentage among Twins relievers...Went 17-for-20 in save opportunities, 14th most saves in the AL...Issued just eight walks, tied for third fewest in baseball (minimum 50.0 IP).

2015

Began season at Triple-A Colorado Springs in Milwaukee organization...appeared in one game for the Sky Sox before being placed on 7-day disabled list April 11, with a tear in right middle finger; reinstated April 21...designated for release or assignment April 23 and reported back to Colorado Springs roster...made six appearances for the Sky Sox before having contract selected by Milwaukee May 8...appeared in seven games for the Brewers before being placed back on 15-day disabled list May 27 with left patella tendinitis...appeared in three games (1 start) on rehab assignment in early August; reinstated August 12 and optioned from Milwaukee to Colorado Springs...combined to go 1-2, 4.91 ERA (29.1 IP, 16 ER) with nine walks and 24 strikeouts in 27 games (1 start) at all three levels combined...elected free agency October 5.

2014

Went 3-3 with a 3.24 ERA in 64 relief appearances...On the 15-day disabled list from 4/12-4/23 with a strained right rotator cuff, retroactive to 4/9...Retired 40 of 64 first batters faced (62.5%)...Stranded 26 of 37 inherited runners (70.3%)...His wins came on 4/4 at Boston, 8/15 at Los Angeles and 9/16 at St. Louis...Signed a one-year contract on 12/2, avoiding arbitration

2013

Went 3-3 with a 2.69 ERA in 71 relief appearances...Was his first full season in the Major Leagues...Ranked second on the team in appearances (71), trailing only lefty Michael Gonzalez (75)...Posted a 2.09 ERA over his last 59 appearances (64.2ip, 15er), lowering his overall ERA from 5.84 to 2.69.....did not allow an earned run over his last 9 outings (9ip, 2r, 0er)...Retired 52 of 71 first batters faced (73.2%)...Stranded 16 of 21 inherited runners (76.2%)...Notched wins on 4/14 at St. Louis, 4/16 vs. San Francisco and 7/29 at Chicago-NL.

2012 Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow infl ammation ... was placed on the DL on 3/29, retroactive to 3/26. Went a combined 0-4 with a 2.87 ERA and 9 saves in 45 relief appearances between Class-A Brevard County (6g), Double-A Huntsville (31g) and Triple-A Nashville (8g). From 5/1-5/16 was on a rehab assignment at Class-A Brevard County and went 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in 6 appearances. Was reinstated from the disabled list on 5/16 and optioned to Double-A Huntsville, where he went 0-2 with a 3.28 ERA and 9 saves in 31 appearances. Earned the save in a fi ve pitcher no-hitter on 8/2 vs. Chattanooga (1ip, 1k) ... marked the most pitchers used in a no-hitter in the history of the Southern League (3-1 win). Joined Triple-A Nashville in mid-August and went 0-1 with a 1.54 ERA in 8 appearances. Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/3. Went 3-0 with a 3.78 ERA in 14 relief appearances with the Brewers. Notched wins on 9/7 at St. Louis, 9/15 vs. New York-NL and 9/23 at Washington. 2011 Was limited to just 9 relief appearances with the Brewers due to injury and went 1-1 with a 3.68 ERA. ... Made his first career Opening Day roster. ... Was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on 4/5 after making his only appearance on 4/3 at Cincinnati. ... Made 1 appearance with Nashville and was recalled on 4/11 after Takashi Saito was placed on the 15-day disabled list. ... Recorded his first Major League win in a 6-3, 12-inning victory on 4/18 at Philadelphia as he tossed 2.0 scoreless innings (1h, 1bb). ... Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/13, retroactive to 5/5, with right triceps tendinitis. ... Underwent season-ending surgery on 7/26 (Dr. William Raasch). ... Following the season pitched for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League. 2010 Began the season at Double-A Huntsville, where he went 1-0 with a 0.40 ERA and 10 saves in 20 relief appearances ... held opponents to a .141 batting average ... Was a Southern League All-Star ... Was promoted to Triple-A Nashville in June and went 3-0 with a 2.36 ERA and 6 saves in 22 relief appearances ... held opponents to a .196 batting average ... Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/7 ... Went 0-1 with a 7.36 ERA in 7 relief appearances with the Brewers ... Made his Major League debut on 9/10 vs. Chicago-NL (1.1ip, 1h, 2k, 1wp) ... his first career strikeout victim was Micah Hoffpauir ... Following the season pitched for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League and went 1-0 with a 3.14 ERA and 2 saves in 11 relief appearances. 2009 Began the season with the St. Paul Saints of the independent American Association and went 8-3 with a 2.79 ERA in 14 games (11 starts) ... Ranked third in the American Association in ERA ... Contract was purchased by Milwaukee on 7/24 ... Spent the remainder of the season at Double-A Huntsville, where he went 1-2 with a 4.54 ERA in 9 games (6 starts) 2008 Spent his second straight season with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the independent Northern League and went 7-6 with a 4.65 ERA in 20 games (19 starts) 2007 Went 5-2 with a 4.07 ERA and 1 save in 29 games (8 starts) with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the independent Northern League 2006 Was released by San Diego on 4/1 ... Missed the entire season.....underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder on 9/15 2005 Went 3-2 with a 3.11 ERA and 1 save in 30 relief appearances between the Rookie Arizona Padres, Class-A Eugene and Class-A Fort Wayne 2004 In his first professional season went 3-2 with a 2.19 ERA and 9 saves in 24 relief appearances between the Rookie Arizona Padres and Class-A Eugene