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Zach BrittonHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Baltimore Orioles MLB Years: 2011-2017
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Positionsp-438Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameZachary Grant Britton
Height6-3Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 22,1987 [30.064]PlacePanorama City,California
High SchoolWeatherford (Weatherford,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 3rd round (85th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$435,000Signing ScoutsJim RichardsonService Time5.158 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-MLB-#63 ... 2010-BAL-#3 ... 2011-MLB-#28 ... 2011-BAL-#2
MLB DebutApril 3,2011 [23.103]
OrganizationsBAL [12] Awards5Awards Voting2-83
TBC Player ID122548Retrosheet IDbritz001MLBAM ID502154
RelationshipsBrother of Matt Gelotti
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts50Walks51Hittable61SO/BB49vsPower61Hitting0Durability66Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-ST18045.2911110000034.0352220420215001.629.261.065.295.561.05.000-
2007Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-bal22ST19643.6815150000063.2643326122454001.359.050.143.116.362.05.600-
2008Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAbal22ST201273.12272701000147.0118685194911413001.137.210.552.996.962.33.632-
2009Frederick KeysCaroA+bal12ST21962.70252410000140.0123644265513121001.277.910.393.548.422.38.600-
2010Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal33ST22732.4815141000087.07633244286810001.207.860.412.907.032.43.700-
2010Norfolk TidesILAAAbal43ST22342.9812120000066.0633122323568001.308.550.413.127.602.43.429-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01072.70272610000153.0139644675112418001.248.160.412.997.282.43.588-
2011Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST23025.40330000011.21411732151101.3710.802.311.5411.577.50.000-
2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal-ST23011.8011000005.03110130000.805.40--1.805.403.00.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0034.32440000016.21712833181101.209.181.621.629.726.00.000-
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53ST2311114.61282800000154.016293791262977011.459.450.703.625.661.56.5004.00
2012Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST24100.75220000012.084103112000.926.00--2.258.253.671.000-
2012Norfolk TidesILAAAbal53ST24424.91990000051.0492928520377001.348.590.883.516.491.85.667-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0524.1211110000063.0573329523489001.268.100.713.276.822.09.714-
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53ST24535.0712111000060.0613734632534021.549.100.904.777.911.66.6254.32
2013Norfolk TidesILAAAbal53ST25654.27191900000103.01125949546759001.539.750.444.016.531.63.545-
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53ST25234.95871000040.0522322417181011.7311.700.903.834.051.06.4004.80
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53CL26321.657107100493776.0461714423620010.905.420.472.717.312.70.6003.13
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53CL27411.926406400583665.2511614314795010.996.990.411.9210.835.64.8002.01
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53CL28210.546906900634767.038741187410000.845.100.132.429.944.11.6671.94
2017Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAbal12S/R29000.0021100002.01000120001.004.50--4.509.002.00--
2017Frederick KeysCaroA+bal53Rel29000.0020200202.01000120001.004.50--4.509.002.00--
2017Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal33Rel29004.9140400003.24221250001.649.822.454.9112.272.50--
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0002.3581700207.26221490001.307.041.174.7010.572.25--
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53R/CL29212.893803800301537.0391212118294001.539.400.244.346.991.61.6673.40
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29223.222904624400200135499.04492051793118441231061.268.070.563.317.402.24.5690.30
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter48383.3714713891020727.06713572734127358580101.298.280.513.377.222.14.558-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13123.98414100000225.1227120100139017124001.409.040.523.586.811.90.520-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter852.68241950000113.010250348359913101.208.030.632.767.792.83.615-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter962.66272430020142.0124644265613321001.277.860.383.558.432.38.600-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1273.07292811000149.0119685195011613001.137.170.543.016.992.32.632-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.6815150000063.2643326122454001.359.050.143.116.362.05.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter045.2911110000034.0352220420215001.629.261.065.295.561.05.000-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29223.222904624400200135499.04492051793118441231061.268.070.563.317.402.24.569-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13103.2212720107008859220.01979079148118114031.268.070.563.317.402.24.5650.30
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.37444220010220.020210882128217624001.298.280.513.377.222.14.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal53p2338351012000100000.625.6251.1251.750928.667.500.500.7530.0012.500.0012.508.0040.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter98351012000100000.625.6251.1251.750928.667.500.500.0000.0012.500.0012.508.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162144549018018360001800000.625.6251.1251.75016236144.667.500.500.0000.0012.500.0012.508.0040.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal18P11--28--10101.0000.91------11100.016.2
2007Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal19P15--59--14141.0000.93------15100.019.7
2008Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal20P27--1250566762.9252.30------27100.019.4
2009Frederick Keys CaroA+bal21P25--933134342.9771.68------25100.018.0
2010Bowie Baysox EastAAbal22P15--1124113635.9722.33------15100.010.6
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal22P12--418-222221.0001.83------12100.08.3
2011Bowie Baysox EastAAbal23P3--2---221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal23P1---------------1100.00.7
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23P2828154921243230.9381.070.19-----28100.017.3
2012Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24P2--121-43.7501.50------2100.01.4
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal24P9--292-1311.8461.22------9100.06.3
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P1211601101-1211.9170.920.181233.3-12100.07.4
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal25P19--929133938.9742.00------19100.013.2
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P874014--551.0000.630.132166.7-8100.04.9
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P71-76515-120201.0000.280.262-100.0-71100.043.8
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P64-65521--26261.0000.410.40-30.0-64100.039.5
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P69-67116--17171.0000.250.251-100.0-69100.042.6
2017Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal29P1---------------10.01.3
2017Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal29P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2017Frederick Keys CaroA+bal29P2---------------2100.01.4
2017Bowie Baysox EastAAbal29P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P38-37361-109.9000.240.243175.0-38100.023.5
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P29046499259345122118.9670.410.249756.3-2900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P41--1556357471.9591.73------410.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P24--1427214341.9531.71------240.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--933134342.9771.56------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--1251566863.9262.17------290.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16--59--14141.0000.88------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--28--10101.0000.91------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal1811----------
2007Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal1915----------
2008Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal2027----------
2009Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2125----------
2010Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2215----------
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2212----------
2011Bowie Baysox EastAAbal233----------
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal231----------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2328----------
2012Bowie Baysox EastAAbal242----------
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal249----------
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2412----------
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2519----------
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal258----------
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2671----------
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2764----------
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2869----------
2017Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal291----------
2017Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal292----------
2017Frederick Keys CaroA+bal292----------
2017Bowie Baysox EastAAbal294----------
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2938----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23301.35541000020.022330513201.359.900.002.255.852.601.351.000
2013Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25006.10532000010.11377247001.6811.321.743.486.101.756.10.000
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.84909000010.26210411100.985.060.003.379.282.751.69.000
2014Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB26003.8630300222.12110120001.437.710.003.867.712.003.86.000
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB26003.8630300202.13110430003.3311.570.0015.4311.570.753.86.000
2015Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0090900119.0620015000.786.000.001.005.005.002.00.000
2016Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28001.1380800108.03110213200.633.380.002.2514.636.501.13.000
2017Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29003.3850500005.1622054002.1610.130.008.446.750.803.38.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs301.9941734002163.356171422153501.227.960.282.987.532.522.421.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8630300222.3211012001.297.710.003.867.712.003.86.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8630300202.3311043003.0011.570.0015.4311.570.753.86.000

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009Carolina League All-Star Team (SP) ... Carolina League Pitcher of the Year2
2010Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Baltimore Orioles Minor League Player of the Year2
2016Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-02-15CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Right achilles surgeryTeam Roster on 2018-02-15
2018-01-12CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($12m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-07-04CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-07-04
2017-07-02CLBaltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Frederick (A+) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-07-02
2017-06-20CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DLTeam Roster on 2017-06-20
2017-05-06CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left forearmTeam Roster on 2017-05-06
2017-05-02CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-05-02
2017-04-28CLBaltimore OriolesBowie (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Bowie (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-04-28
2017-04-16CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left forearm strainTeam Roster on 2017-04-16
2017-01-11CLBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($11.4m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2017-01-11
2015-02-05RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2015-02-05
2013-09-23SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Aberdeen (A-)Team Roster on 2013-09-23
2013-09-05SPBaltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Aberdeen (A-)Team Roster on 2013-09-05
2013-09-02SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-09-02
2013-07-10SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-07-10
2013-06-18SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-06-18
2013-04-30SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-04-26SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-26
2013-03-23SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-03-23
2012-09-05SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-09-05
2012-08-30SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-08-30
2012-08-19SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-08-19
2012-08-08SPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-08-08
2012-07-17SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-07-17
2012-06-06PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-06-06
2012-06-06PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-06
2012-06-03PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-03
2012-03-26PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left shoulderTeam Roster on 2012-03-26
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-08-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-05InjuredDisabled -- Left shoulder strain 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Baltimore Orioles-18435,000-------435,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (3rd round - 85th overall)
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll23414,000-78946-2,722,607414,000849,000
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24486,000-65130282,954,887480,0001,335,000
2013Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll25490,000-77544-3,021,531490,0001,825,000
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll26521,500-54322403,256,497500,0002,346,500
2015Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll273,200,0003.15830316673,571,283507,5005,546,5002015-02-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.2m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll286,750,0004.158179881++3,498,245507,50012,296,500
2017Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2911,400,000-115788++3,582,271535,00023,696,5002017-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($11.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red