Biographical

Portrait of Matt DeSalvo

Matt DeSalvo P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date9-11-1980
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2007 NYA MLB 7 6 27.7 34 18 10 2 .263 99 11.1 5.9 0.7 3.3 37% .317 .308 1.88 5.80 6.18 0 0.00 0.0
2008 ATL MLB 2 0 2.0 11 2 2 0 .263 95 49.5 9.0 0.0 9.0 21% .786 .505 6.50 4.11 31.50 107 9.41 -0.1
CareerMLB9629.74520122.2639913.76.10.63.635%.374.3312.195.697.89120.63-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 GRL A 3 3 22.0 15 5 21 0 .000 6.1 2.0 0.0 8.6 0% .268 .000 0.91 1.93 0.82
2003 STA A- 10 10 49.0 42 19 52 2 .000 7.7 3.5 0.4 9.6 0% .312 .000 1.24 3.07 1.84
2004 TAM A+ 13 13 75.3 48 30 80 1 .000 5.7 3.6 0.1 9.6 0% .241 .000 1.04 2.58 1.43
2004 TRN AA 5 5 27.3 27 10 24 3 .000 8.9 3.3 1.0 7.9 0% .308 .000 1.36 4.12 6.59
2005 TRN AA 25 24 149.0 106 67 151 8 .265 29 6.4 4.0 0.5 9.1 54% .263 .247 1.16 3.36 3.02
2006 TRN AA 16 16 78.1 80 59 52 7 .000 9.2 6.8 0.8 6.0 0% .297 .000 1.78 5.29 5.76
2006 COH AAA 11 8 38.2 47 34 30 4 .258 85 11.1 8.0 0.9 7.1 56% .355 .311 2.12 5.85 7.77
2007 NYA MLB 7 6 27.7 34 18 10 2 .263 99 11.1 5.9 0.7 3.3 37% .317 .308 1.88 5.80 6.18
2007 SWB AAA 20 20 113.3 92 56 102 4 .262 93 7.3 4.4 0.3 8.1 44% .273 .236 1.31 3.48 2.70
2008 ATL MLB 2 0 2.0 11 2 2 0 .263 95 49.5 9.0 0.0 9.0 21% .786 .505 6.50 4.11 31.50
2008 GWN AAA 34 8 92.3 98 55 91 7 .000 9.6 5.4 0.7 8.9 0% .350 .000 1.66 4.32 4.88
2009 DUR AAA 13 11 57.3 56 39 36 5 .247 113 8.8 6.1 0.8 5.7 46% .277 .268 1.66 5.12 6.44
2009 NWO AAA 9 2 16.7 16 7 11 1 .263 83 8.6 3.8 0.5 5.9 35% .294 .263 1.38 4.35 2.69
2009 azu Wnt 8 2 15.3 15 11 15 2 .000 8.8 6.5 1.2 8.8 0% .302 .000 1.70 5.15 6.47
2010 NWO AAA 4 3 13.0 16 14 14 1 .266 114 11.1 9.7 0.7 9.7 38% .366 .312 2.31 5.66 10.38
2012 LIC Wnt 1 1 3.0 3 1 3 0 .000 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 0% .333 .000 1.33 2.10 3.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 75 0.4933 0.5333 0.8250 0.7297 0.3421 0.9259 0.6154 0.1750
Career750.49330.53330.8250.72970.34210.92590.61540.175

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-22 2010-04-29 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -
2005-06-09 2005-06-16 Minors 7 0 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 ATL $410,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$410,000
1 yrTotal$410,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 70 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from NYM 1/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released 4/4/09 signed as a free agent from ATL 1/29/09 (minor-league contract)
  • optioned to Triple-A 8/23/08 contract purchased 8/15/08 signed as a free agent from NYY 12/20/07, 1 year/$0.41M (08) (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered 12/12/07 recalled 9/9/07 contract purchased (?) 7/21/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 6/5/07
  • recalled 6/4/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 6/1/07
  • contract purchased 5/7/07
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/07
  • re-sigined 2/07, 1 year (07)
  • designated for assignment 1/07, sent outright to Triple-A 2/07
  • 1/07 contract purchased 11/05 03 Udesignated for assignment

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BP Articles

Matt DeSalvo is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Spinning Yarn: The ForkballMike Fast2010-12-09
Prospectus Q&A: Best Q&A Quotes of 2009David Laurila2009-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWinter League Preview: The Dominican LeagueCarlos J. Lugo2009-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Matt DeSalvoDavid Laurila2009-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bankers DozenChristina Kahrl2008-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Getting ScorchyChristina Kahrl2008-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL EastChristina Kahrl2007-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Ian KennedyKevin Goldstein2007-08-30
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
Schrodinger's Bat: Playing FavoritesDan Fox2007-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Look SharpNate Silver2007-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL-brand CatsupChristina Kahrl2007-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Sprung a LeakWill Carroll2007-05-24
Schrodinger's Bat: Phil Hughes, Pitch by PitchDan Fox2007-05-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Future Fantasy Free Agent Battles - PitchersJeff Erickson2006-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 18-22Christina Kahrl2005-11-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Matt DeSalvo threw 335 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Change (79mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph), Cutter (84mph), Slider (80mph) and Curve (76mph).