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Zach Britton
ERA S K
0.81 23 40
Team: BaltimoreHt / Wt: 6-3 / 195 NFBC ADP: 90.98
Position: RPBorn: 12/22/1987 Birthplace: Panorama City, California
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 3rd Round by Orioles (2006)


Latest News
June 15 10:33 AM PT11:33 AM MT12:33 PM CT1:33 PM ET13:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE12:33 PM CT-Britton struck out two of the three batters he faced en route to an AL-leading 20th save in Tuesday's 3-2 win at Fenway Park.
Analysis: Britton has been outstanding for the Orioles, converting 14 consecutive save opportunities. He hasn't allowed a run while striking out 19 over 18 innings in his last 16 appearances.
June 10 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Britton threw a perfect ninth inning for the third straight appearance Thursday as he improved to 19-for-19 in save opportunities.
Analysis: Britton has not allowed a run in 16 1/3 innings since the beginning of May, yielding just five hits and three walks.
May 1 11:03 PM PT12:03 AM MT1:03 AM CT2:03 AM ET2:03 ET6:03 GMT14:03 11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST1:33 AM VEN10:03 UAE1:03 AM CT-Britton left Saturday's game after injuring his ankle.
Analysis: The Baltimore closer returned to the mound Thursday against the Yankees.
Feb. 6 11:44 PM PT12:44 AM MT1:44 AM CT2:44 AM ET2:44 ET7:44 GMT15:44 12:44 AM MST2:44 AM EST3:14 AM VEN11:44 UAE1:44 AM CT-Britton has agreed to terms on a $6.75 million contract for 2016, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: The agreement was reached Friday. Britton was asking for $7.9 million and Baltimore countered with a $5.6 million offer before a compromise was reached. He made $3,525,000 last season. Britton went 4-1 with 36 saves in 40 opportunities last year. The left-hander had a 1.92 ERA and 79 strikeouts compared to only 14 walks.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 Bal 11 11 0 - 0 28 28 0 154.1 162 93 79 12 62 3 97 1.45 4.61
2012 Bal 5 3 0 - 0 12 11 0 60.1 61 37 34 6 32 3 53 1.54 5.07
2013 Bal 2 3 0 - 0 8 7 0 40.0 52 23 22 4 17 1 18 1.73 4.95
2014 Bal 3 2 37 - 41 71 0 0 76.1 46 17 14 4 23 0 62 0.90 1.65
2015 Bal 4 1 36 - 40 64 0 0 65.2 51 16 14 3 14 1 79 0.99 1.92
2016 Bal 2 1 23 - 23 33 0 0 33.1 18 6 3 1 8 0 40 0.78 0.81
Career 27 21 96 - 104 216 46 0 430.0 390 192 166 30 156 8 349 1.27 3.47

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Bal 28 8 3 5 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .625 .625 1.125
Career 216 8 3 5 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .625 .625 1.125

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2014 Bal Total 0 0 2 - 2 6 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 5 2 5 3.86
    LDS 0 0 2 - 2 3 0 0 2.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 3.86
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.1 3 1 1 0 4 1 3 3.86
Career 0 0 2 - 2 6 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 5 2 5 3.86


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 450 99 93 96.1 90.54
Slider 47 85 79 81.8 9.46

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