Mike Foltynewicz

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/220
  • Age: 24

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Mike Foltynewicz Stats

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0-1 9.82 3.2 4 2.73

Mike Foltynewicz MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-8 5.78 109.0 95 1.66

Mike Foltynewicz Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Gary Foltynewicz
  • Pronunciation: Ful-ta-nev-ich
  • Born: 10/7/1991 in Sterling, IL
  • Draft: 2010, Houston Astros, 1st rd. (19th overall)
  • High School: Minooka Community, Minooka, IL
  • Debut: August 2, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 0 1 9.82 1 1 0 3.2 4 2.73
MLB Career Stats 4 8 5.78 35 16 0 109.0 95 1.66

Mike Foltynewicz 2016 Splits

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Last 7 Games 0 1 9.82 1 1 0 3.2 8 4 2 4 2.73
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2016 Games by Position: SP (1)

Mike Foltynewicz Four-seam FB 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)
2016 Braves NL 31 Four-seam FB 95.12 94.42 2438.00 6.18 103.15
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.61 92.12 2242.00 6.13 90.24
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Mike Foltynewicz 2016 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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2 3 4.30 8 8 0 0 0 0 46.0 42 23 22 6 2 21 0 45 1.37
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2 4 4.71 9 9 0 0 0 0 49.2 50 27 26 9 2 23 1 49 1.47
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Mike Foltynewicz News

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May 2, 2016 at 9:45 PM ET

Foltynewicz allows three homers in 2016 debut

Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz lost after giving up four runs on eight hits (three homers) and two walks with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings Monday against the Mets.

May 2, 2016 at 7:51 PM ET

Braves option Peterson, recall Foltynewicz amid moves

After having a chance to assess their offensive woes this past weekend, the Braves decided it was time to alter their roster by adding three veteran Minor Leaguers who have previously spent some time at the big league level.

Awards

Mike Foltynewicz Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

SAL Most Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lexington SAL

Mike Foltynewicz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 2, 2016 Atlanta Braves recalled Mike Foltynewicz from Gwinnett Braves.
April 18, 2016 Gwinnett Braves activated RHP Mike Foltynewicz from the temporarily inactive list.
April 14, 2016 Gwinnett Braves placed RHP Mike Foltynewicz on the temporarily inactive list.
March 30, 2016 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Mike Foltynewicz to Gwinnett Braves.
September 15, 2015 Mike Foltynewicz roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
September 15, 2015 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Mike Foltynewicz from the 15-day disabled list.
September 2, 2015 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Mike Foltynewicz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 30, 2015. Costochondritis
July 29, 2015 Atlanta Braves recalled RHP Mike Foltynewicz from Gwinnett Braves.
July 13, 2015 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Mike Foltynewicz to Gwinnett Braves.
July 7, 2015 Atlanta Braves recalled Mike Foltynewicz from Gwinnett Braves.
June 17, 2015 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Mike Foltynewicz to Gwinnett Braves.
May 1, 2015 Atlanta Braves recalled Mike Foltynewicz from Gwinnett Braves.
April 4, 2015 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Mike Foltynewicz to Gwinnett Braves.
January 14, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded C Evan Gattis and RHP James Hoyt to Houston Astros for RHP Mike Foltynewicz, 3B Rio Ruiz and RHP Andrew Thurman.
August 1, 2014 Houston Astros selected the contract of RHP Michael Foltynewicz from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 2, 2014 RHP Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Corpus Christi Hooks.
January 14, 2014 Houston Astros invited non-roster RHP Michael Foltynewicz to spring training.
May 2, 2013 RHP Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 1, 2013 Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
February 26, 2013 RHP Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Houston Astros.
April 4, 2011 RHP Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Lexington Legends from Greeneville Astros.
June 20, 2010 Michael Foltynewicz assigned to Greeneville Astros from Houston Astros.
June 18, 2010 Houston Astros signed RHP Michael Foltynewicz.

Michael Gary Foltynewicz Bio Info

Resides in Atlanta, Ga...Name is pronounced FUL-ta-nev-ich...Signed by Troy Hoerner (Astros).

2015

In his sixth professional campaign, returned to predominately work as a starting pitcher as he made 28 appearances, including 25 starts, between the Major Leagues and Triple-A Gwinnett. ... Made three separate appearances with the Major League club from early May to late August (5/1-6/17, 7/7-7/12, 7/29-end of the season) and went 4-6 with a 5.71 ERA in 18 appearances (15 starts). ... Was diagnosed with costochondritis on September 2 and sidelined for the remainder of the season. Underwent successful surgery on September 21, 2015, to remove the anterior half of his first rib. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Mayfield at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Ga. ... Made his Braves debut on 5/1 at Turner Field. Beat CIN 4-3 to collect his first career victory en route to becoming the first Braves player to win his starting debut since Kenshin Kawakami beat WSH 5-3 in his Major League debut on 4/11/09. In his second career at-bat, the right-hander doubled home two runs for his first career hit and RBI. The rookie had zero career plate appearances in the minor leagues. ... Won his first two starts with the Braves on 5/1 and 5/6. The last pitcher to win consecutive starts to begin his Braves career was Ben Sheets, who won three straight in 2012. ... Allowed 17 home runs on the season, for a 1.77 HR/9.0 innings pitched ratio, which ranked second highest in the Majors among pitchers with at least 75.0 innings. ... Stopped a nine-game winless streak on 8/8 vs. MIA, earning his first victory since 5/24. Did not allow a home run in a start for the first time since that May 24th game (a span of six starts). ... Allowed a career-most and a Braves season high-tying four home runs on 8/3 vs. SF. Did not strike out a batter over 6.0 innings to become the first pitcher in Atlanta franchise history (since 1966) to allow at least four home runs and not fan a batter. Prior to Foltynewicz, only four MLB pitchers since 1966 went at least 6.0 innings with no strikeouts and four or more homers allowed (Jeremy Guthrie, 5/14/13; Cory Lidle, 8/3/04; Whitey Ford, 7/2/66). ... Struck out at least seven batters in five consecutive games, 5/6-5/29. It was the longest streak of its kind by a Braves pitcher since Brandon Beachy had a nine-game run in 2011 (fanned 36 total in 31.1 IP). ... Made three consecutive appearances out of Atlanta's bullpen (7/7 at MIL, 7/9 and 7/11 at COL) and did not earn a decision (2 ER/2.2 IP). ... Opened the 2015 season with Gwinnett and pitched at a 3.49 ERA (22 ER/56.2 IP), while going 1-6 over 10 total starts spanning three separate stints with the team. Pitched at a 2.08 ERA in his first four starts with GWN. • Struck out 63 batters over 56.2 innings with the G-Braves and in back-to-back outings reached the ninestrikeout mark (4/20 at Norfolk and 4/26 at Durham). ... Entered the 2015 season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' second-best prospect. Also tabbed by the publication in their "Best Tools" survey as having the "Best Fastball" in the organization.

2014

Entered the 2015 season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' second-best prospect. Also tabbed by the publication in their "Best Tools" survey as having the "Best Fastball" in the organization...In his fifth professional season, made his Major League debut with the Houston Astros, appearing in 16 contests - all in relief - with the Major League club...Combined to make 37 total appearances between Oklahoma City (AAA) and Houston with a 7-8 record and a 5.13 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 121.1 innings pitched...Spent the first four months of the season with Oklahoma City going 7-7 with a 5.08 ERA over 21 games (18 starts) before having his contract purchased on 8/1...After predominately pitching as a starter during his time in the minor leagues, made all 16 of his appearances with the Major League club out of the bullpen. His longest outing of the season was 2.1 innings pitched on two occasions (8/14 at BOS and 9/28 at NYM)...Made his Major League debut on 8/2 vs. TOR with 0.2 scoreless frames (1 BB, 1 K). He entered in the eighth inning and retired two of his three batters faced as he recorded his first career hold...Had two outings with HOU in which he allowed three earned runs (8/12 vs. MIN and 9/28 at NYM) over a combined 3.1 innings. Without those two outings, his season ERA with the Major League club would have been 2.93 (15.1 IP/5 ER). Was touched for three home runs with HOU, including two in his 8/12 outing and one in his 9/28 outing...Pitched at a 1.93 ERA (2 ER/9.1 IP) over 10 appearances, from 8/17-9/23...With Oklahoma City, went 6-2 with a 3.48 ERA in 12 appearances (10 starts) made on the road, compared to going 1-5 with a 7.52 ERA in nine games (eight starts) at home...Post 102 strikeouts in 102.2 innings with Oklahoma City which ranked as the third most on the Club.

2013

Entered the season highly ranked on many prospect lists, including a No. 5 ranking in the Astros organization by Baseball America...among all minor league players, was ranked a top-50 prospect by ESPN.com (#46), Baseball America (#46) and Baseball Prospectus (#49) mid-way through the season...MLB.com ranked him as the No. 65 prospect in all of baseball...was in minor league camp but did join the Astros for two Major League games in Spring Training...did not allow a run in 5.0 innings of work, while allowing just one hit and fanning eight...this included a 4.0-inning, seven-strikeout performance on March 30 vs. CHC in an exhibition game at Minute Maid Park...in the regular season, advanced to Class A Advanced Lancaster, where he went 1-0 with a 3.81 ERA (11ER/26IP) in seven games (five starts)...promoted to Double A Corpus Christi on May 2 and finished his season with the Hooks...went 5-3 with three saves and a 2.87 ERA (33ER/103.1IP) in 23 games (16 starts) at the Double A level...allowed just a .207 opponent's batting average at Corpus...earned Midseason and Postseason All-Star honors in the Texas League...was also picked by the Texas League managers and coaches as the 'Best Pitching Prospect' with the 'Best Fastball' and 'Best Breaking Pitch' in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey...combined to go 6-3 with three saves and a 3.06 ERA (44ER/129.1IP) in 30 games (21 starts).

2012

Entered the season as the Astros No. 9 prospect per Baseball America...repeated the season with Class A Lexington and earned the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award after posting a 14-4 record and a 3.14 ERA (53ER/152IP) in 27 starts...was named the South Atlantic League's Most Outstanding Pitcher and was a SAL Midseason and Postseason All-Star...also named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star...ranked tied for first in the SAL in wins and starts, second in innings pitched, fifth in ERA and sixth in strikeouts (125)...named the No. 11 prospect in the SAL following the season by Baseball America...was named Lexington's Pitcher of the Month in April (3-1, 1.98), June (3-1, 2.97) and August (2-0, 1.99)...allowed two earned runs or less in 19 of his 27 starts, including his first eight starts of the season.

2011

Entered the season as the Astros No. 4 prospect with the 'Best Fastball' in the system, per Baseball America...advanced to Class A Lexington for his second pro campaign...lost his first six decisions on the season, bringing his professional record to 0-9, before winning on May 18 vs. West Virginia, beating Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon...won five of six decisions from May 18-July 14, lowering his season ERA from 6.63 to 4.19...finished his campaign with a 5-11 record and a 4.97 ERA (74ER/134IP) in 26 starts.

2010

Selected by Houston with the 19th overall selection in the 2010 draft out of Minooka High School in Illinois...drafted on June 7 as one of three Astros first round picks, also OF Delino DeShields (#8) and IF Mike Kvasnicka (#33)...signed with the Astros on June 18 and assigned to rookie level Greeneville...made his professional debut on June 26 vs. Johnson City, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning in a start...finished his season 0-3 with a 4.03 ERA (20ER/44.2IP) in 12 starts...allowed only one earned run over his final four starts of the season, posting a 0.48 ERA (1ER/18.2IP) in those games...following the season, ranked by Baseball America as the No. 7 prospect in the Appalachian League.