Seth Maness

Seth Maness

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Seth Maness MLB Career Stats

252 18-10 3.21 247.0 156 1.28

Seth Maness Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Seth Maness
  • Pronunciation: MAY-nuss
  • Born: 10/14/1988 in Pinehurst, NC
  • Draft: 2011, St. Louis Cardinals, 11th rd. (350th overall)
  • College: East Carolina
  • Debut: 5/3/2013
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MLB Career Stats 18 10 3.21 252 0 7 247.0 156 1.28


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Seth Maness Stats

*Since 2006

Seth Maness Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Seth Maness Statcast Events


Seth Maness Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 St. Louis NL

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Springfield TEX

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Palm Beach FSL

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Batavia NYP

Seth Maness Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2014 3 24th in NL


Season G Rank
2014 73 9th in NL
2015 76 5th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2013 15 21st in NL
2015 20 12th in NL

Seth Maness Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 10, 2018 Omaha Storm Chasers released RHP Seth Maness.
April 30, 2018 Omaha Storm Chasers placed RHP Seth Maness on the 7-day disabled list.
April 28, 2018 RHP Seth Maness assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Idaho Falls Chukars.
April 22, 2018 RHP Seth Maness assigned to Idaho Falls Chukars from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 2, 2018 RHP Seth Maness assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
January 5, 2018 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Seth Maness to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 3, 2017 RHP Seth Maness elected free agency.
July 7, 2017 Kansas City Royals sent RHP Seth Maness outright to Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 1, 2017 Kansas City Royals designated RHP Seth Maness for assignment.
June 6, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Seth Maness to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 10, 2017 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Seth Maness from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 29, 2017 Omaha Storm Chasers activated RHP Seth Maness from the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2017 RHP Seth Maness assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
February 26, 2017 RHP Seth Maness assigned to Kansas City Royals.
December 2, 2016 RHP Seth Maness elected free agency.
November 4, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Seth Maness from the 60-day disabled list.
September 4, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals transferred RHP Seth Maness from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. August 2016 Tommy John surgery.
August 16, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Seth Maness on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 14, 2016. Right elbow strain.
June 19, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Seth Maness from the 15-day disabled list.
June 15, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals sent RHP Seth Maness on a rehab assignment to Memphis Redbirds.
June 7, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals sent RHP Seth Maness on a rehab assignment to Springfield Cardinals.
May 13, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Seth Maness on the 15-day disabled list. Right elbow inflammation.
April 29, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of RHP Seth Maness from Memphis Redbirds.
April 1, 2013 Seth Maness assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.
January 28, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster RHP Seth Maness to spring training.
May 21, 2012 Seth Maness assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Palm Beach Cardinals.
April 2, 2012 Seth Maness assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from Quad Cities River Bandits.
August 28, 2011 Seth Maness assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Palm Beach Cardinals.
August 18, 2011 Seth Maness assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from Batavia Muckdogs.
June 15, 2011 Seth Maness assigned to Batavia Muckdogs.
June 14, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals signed RHP Seth Maness.

Michael Seth Maness Bio Info

Full name is Michael Seth Maness (pronounced: MAYniss)…resides in Wilmington, N.C... Graduated from Pinecrest (N.C.) High School in 2007… earned first team all-state and Mid Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors in baseball as a sophomore... earned three letters in baseball and one in basketball in high school... Attended East Carolina University, where he was named All-Conference USA for four-straight seasons (2008-11)… also named the conference's Pitcher of the Year in 2010… tops in school history in wins (38), strikeouts (334), starts (61) and innings (411.2)…graduated with a degree in accounting in 2011.


Spent most of the season at Omaha (AAA), where he went 2-2 with a 6.13 ERA (32 ER in 47.0 IP) in 24 appearances... Made his first three appearances with Omaha from May 1-7, before having his contract selected on May 10... Was on the Royals' Major League roster from May 10- June 5, going 1-0 with a 3.72 ERA (4 ER in 9.2 IP) in eight appearances, allowing a run in half of those outings... Earned the win in his first appearance as a Royal on May 13 vs. Baltimore... Optioned on June 5 to Omaha, where he made seven appearances before being designated for assignment on July 1…cleared waivers and was outrighted back to the minors on July 7... Recorded more than three outs in 18 of his 24 appearances with Omaha, including a season-high 4.0 scoreless innings with five strikeouts in a 4-3 win on Aug. 30 at Nashville... Had 14.2 consecutive scoreless innings from the seventh inning on Aug. 14 through the eighth inning on Sept. 4.


Appeared in a career-high 76 games, T5th in the National League…Tied for the N.L. lead with 59 inherited runners (J. Lopez, SF), allowing 14 of those to score, T4th most among N.L. relievers…Matched his season-high with three saves, all coming before 5/26. Also had 20 holds, T11th in the N.L…Induced 11 double plays, T4th among National League relief pitchers…Had four appearances of 2.0 innings, all scoreless. Has 17 appearances of 2.0 innings or more in his three-year career, with 16 scoreless including the last 14 straight (7/11/13-present)…His 4 wins were T2nd most among Cardinals relievers…In 12 June games (9.2 IP) was 1-0 with an 0.93 ERA (1R)…Had a string of 10.0 scoreless innings from 5/17-6/18 (13 games) in which he went 1-0 with a save. Followed that up with five games and 4.1 scoreless innings 6/24-6/30 after allowing a single run on 6/21.


Led the team in relief appearances with 73, ranking T9th in the National League...Led the N.L. with 65 inherited runners, allowing 17 to score...Only permitted one inherited runner to score of 19 inherited from 8/19 through the end of the season (19 IR/1 IRS, 5.3%)...Pitched 2.0+ innings nine times, all scoreless, and has 13 career 2.0+ scoreless relief outings...Tied his career high with 2.1 scoreless IP on 6/27 at LAD, his 3rd win on the year...Earned six relief wins, T10th in the N.L., and picked up three saves. His first save was 1.1 IP as he came in with the bases loaded in the 8th 6/16 vs. NYM and stranded all three...Opponents grounded into 12 double plays, T3rd in the N.L. among relievers, while his 1.34 DP/9.0 IP ranked 8th in the league...Was on the receiving end of a triple play at TOR on 6/6; after loading the bases got Jose Bautista to line out to second leading to force outs at second and first...Had sub-2.00 ERAs with 1.84 in June (3ER/14.2 IP, 12 Gs) and 1.98 in August (3ER/13.2, 13 Gs)...Posted a season-high 13.0 inning scoreless streak from 8/30-9/26, before allowing three runs at ARI (9/27) in a loss...Made six postseason relief appearances, all scoreless, with one win...was the only non-Giants pitcher to make six or more scoreless relief appearances in the 2014 postseason...appeared in two National League Division Series games with the Cardinals winning both games, Game 1 at LA (10/3) and the DS clinching Game 4 (10/7 at STL)...pitched in each of the first four games of the NLCS against San Francisco...earned his first career postseason win in relief in Game 2 of the NLCS vs. SF (10/12) inducing a bases loaded ground out in the top of the 9th against Pablo Sandoval...threw 2.0 scoreless innings in Game 1 of NLCS and 1.1 scoreless in Game 4 of NLCS.


Rookie was purchased from Memphis on 4/29 and remained with the Cardinals the remainder of the season. A starter in the minors, he pitched out of the bullpen for St. Louis... Made 66 apperances for STL, 2nd on the team; 6th among National League rookies... Ranked 3rd among NL pitchers with 58 Inherited Runners and 2nd with a 12.1 IRS percentage... Had 5 relief wins and earned 17 Holds. Was T2nd among all MLB pitchers with 4 wins in May, the most among relievers.. Earned wins in 3 of his first 5 appearances... Had a 14.2 IP scoreless streak from 7/30-8/24, covering 15 appearances... Earned first professional save 9/28 vs. CHI. Last save was 2010 in college at East Carolina (3 career NCAA saves)... At Memphis (AAA) was 2-2 with a 4.32 ERA in four starts before joining St. Louis.


Honored as the Cardinals 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year...named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April posting a 3-0 record with an 0.67 ERA in four starts covering 27.0 IP with zero walks and 21 strikeouts...selected to the Florida State League All-Star team but was promoted to Springfield (AA) before the game...his 169.2 innings pitched ranked 6th in all of Minor League Baseball, and led all Cardinals minor leaguers...also ranked among Cardinals minor league leaders in wins (14, 1st), strikeouts (112, 7th), games started (27, T2nd), ERA (2.97, 4th), opponent BA (.253, 7th), strikeout/walk ratio (11.2, 3rd) and WHIP (1.04, 2nd)...made 27 starts between Palm Beach (A) and Springfield (AA), with 20 starts of 6.0 or more innings and 17 quality starts...each of his seven starts at Palm Beach lasted 6.0 innings or more with six quality starts...of his 20 starts in Springfield, 13 were 6.0 innings or more with 11 quality starts...walked one batter in 46.0 innings at Palm Beach...led the Texas League with a 1.06 WHIP (walks+hits/innings pitched), had the lowest walk/9 IP ratio (0.65) and fewest baserunners/9 IP (9.97)...ranked among Texas League leaders in ERA (3.27, 3rd) and wins (11, 2nd)...made two starts in the Texas League playoffs, posting an 0-1 record with a 2.08 ERA in 13.0 innings with one walk and eight strikeouts... held Major League rehabs Troy Tulowitzki (Rockies, 1-3) and Mike Napoli (Rangers, 0-3) to 1-for-6 at the plate.


Played at three different levels beginning at Batavia (SS), before finishing the season with three relief apperances at Advanced-A Palm Beach and two appearances at Class-A Quad Cities...made 10 appearances with seven starts at Batavia; had three quality starts and was 0-1 with an 0.79 ERA in his starts... made three playoff appearances going 0-0 with a 6.00 ERA and seven strikeouts in 6.0 IP, helping Quad Cities to the Midwest
League Championship .