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Michael LorenzenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Cincinnati Reds MLB Years: 2015-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-188Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Clifton Lorenzen
Height6-2Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 4,1992 [26.143]PlaceFullerton,California
High SchoolFullerton (Fullerton,CA)
CollegeCal State Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (38th overall) of the 2013 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 7th round (221st overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,500,000Service Time2.159 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2014-CIN-#6 ... 2015-CIN-#4
MLB DebutApril 29,2015 [23.116]
OrganizationsCIN [6] Awards7
TBC Player ID156473Retrosheet IDlorem002MLBAM ID547179
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (41.97%) -- Slider (20.22%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (16.23%) -- Curveball (9.99%) -- Cutter (7.12%) -- Changeup (4.47%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 96.28 - [2017] - 96.25 - [2016] - 95.73 - [2015] - 93.96
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks53Hittable59SO/BB48vsPower59Hitting45Durability58Team.456Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---16016.23400024.12530151010.694.150.002.0810.385.00.000
2009FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---17204.096000011.085505130021.186.550.004.0910.642.601.000
2012Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1So55R/CL20201.23200200001622.0163305172000.956.55--2.056.953.401.000-
2013Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1Jr55 R/CL21301.99220220001922.2176504203000.936.75--1.597.945.001.000-
2013Arizona RedsArizRkcin89ST21000.0011000001.01100010001.009.00----9.000.00--
2013Dayton DragonsMidwAcin-Rel21100.0090900428.07000270001.087.56--2.167.563.501.000-
2013Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+cin-Rel21016.3550500225.26441560001.949.531.597.949.531.20.000-
2013Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin31Rel21004.5070700006.06331650002.009.001.509.007.500.83--
2013Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor--Rel0113.0022121006420.12087213190001.578.570.865.578.141.46.500-
2014Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin12ST22463.13242400000120.21125042944847001.298.350.673.286.271.91.400-
2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin18ST23421.88660110043.0349938192000.987.120.631.673.982.38.667-
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50S/R23495.40272160010113.013170681857834061.6610.401.434.536.591.46.3085.40
2016Louisville BatsILAAAcin15Rel24000.0040400314.02000070000.504.50----15.750.00--
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21Rel24212.8835035004050.0411616513482261.087.380.902.348.643.69.6673.67
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21Rel25844.45700700014283.07843419348012141.358.460.983.698.672.35.6674.01
2018Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcinRel26000.0010100001.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00-3.00
2018Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcinRel26000.0030300004.01000130000.502.25--2.256.753.00--
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14144.551332111200192247.025112912532105211183161.449.131.163.827.682.01.5001.44
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter992.715931281195191.2169675814661329001.227.890.653.086.172.00.500-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter421.721064113147.0369938262000.946.890.571.534.983.25.667-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter463.103424100000130.211953451051927001.308.200.693.516.341.80.400-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.3550500225.26441560001.949.531.597.949.531.20.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0090900428.07000270001.087.56--2.167.563.501.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.01100010001.009.00----9.000.00--
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter501.61420420003544.2339809375000.946.65--1.817.464.111.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14144.551332111200192247.025112912532105211183161.449.131.163.827.682.01.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12124.55118199900172220.02231151112893188163141.449.131.163.827.682.01.5001.44
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10102.7167353211106220.01937766167515110001.227.890.653.086.172.00.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---152064132960111244201.453.493.5941.08738771
2008FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---1627921736111016957200.391.434.533.967491299
2009FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---1729102344615273020109404.451.500.8431.3438624120
2010FullertonFreeway LeagueHigh School---1830101384614483513154412.455.533.9111.4449226123
2011Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1Fr55p19461373148732311971123103203.350.431.489.9206712163.404.139.307.4056.7514.112.091.2368.5025.00
2012Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1So55p20572323869203243145144273204.297.353.435.78810125258.353.138.237.3445.4316.283.000.78116.0036.23
2013Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1Jr55 p216122740761247541261939152606.335.412.515.92711723269.369.180.291.4027.0614.502.052.6032.4330.26
2013Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin31p2141000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin12p222130373017003914000.233.324.433.75713438.300.200.300.3377.8923.683.002.6330.0057.14
2015Louisville BatsILAAAcin18p2349000000000202000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50p2333364901040001314000.250.270.306.57611141.391.056.056.2530.0031.710.000.000.0011.11
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21p24355110013000200000.200.200.8001.000415.000.600.600.4030.0040.000.0020.005.00100.00
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21p257012120011000500000.167.167.417.5845112.167.250.250.2380.0041.670.008.3312.0050.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1395361201280002014000.226.241.377.61820358.323.151.151.0000.0034.480.003.4526.5025.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter34403730170031116001.175.250.325.57513450.214.150.225.0006.0022.003.672.0040.0057.14
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter69000000000202000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2831373017003914001.226.314.419.73313439.286.193.290.0007.6923.083.002.5631.0057.14
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16459610919339101112845184410432810013.324.394.478.87228560690.371.154.273.0006.3815.072.361.5954.1831.09
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1395361201280002014000.226.241.377.61820358.323.151.151.0000.0034.480.003.4526.5025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626271401290002315000.226.241.377.61823368.323.151.151.0000.0034.480.003.4526.5025.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621911433140533001452529005.175.250.325.5756219238.214.150.225.0006.0022.003.672.0040.0057.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2013Arizona Reds ArizRkcin21P1---------------1100.01.8
2013Dayton Dragons MidwAcin21P9---2--221.0000.22------9100.06.5
2013Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+cin21P5---------------5100.03.6
2013Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin21P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.05.1
2014Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin22P24--918212927.9311.13------24100.017.1
2015Louisville Bats ILAAAcin23P6--27--991.0001.50------6100.04.2
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P27211131311-324241.0000.890.218561.5-3381.816.7
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24P4---------------4100.02.8
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P35-501051-1615.9380.430.301-100.0-35100.021.6
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P70-83138-221211.0000.300.253175.0-70100.043.2
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P132212463624156160.9840.450.2412666.7-1320.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P10--27--991.0000.90------100.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--919213028.9330.90------310.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---------------50.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---2--221.0000.22------90.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2013Arizona Reds ArizRkcin211----------
2013Dayton Dragons MidwAcin219----------
2013Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+cin215----------
2013Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin217----------
2014Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin2224----------
2015Louisville Bats ILAAAcin236----------
2015Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2327----------
2016Louisville Bats ILAAAcin244----------
2016Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2435----------
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2570----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor210311.42660000017.12923224125002.4015.062.086.232.600.4211.94.000
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22202.4540400007.1832154001.839.821.236.144.910.803.681.000
2015Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23301.80624002015.012330109001.477.200.006.005.400.901.801.000
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0011000002.0000002000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2017Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25115.56707001011.11477263001.8011.121.594.762.380.505.56.500
2018Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26008.3843100009.213990610202.0712.100.005.599.311.678.38.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs0311.42660000017.32923224125002.3715.062.086.232.600.4211.94.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs614.1722616003045.347222132728201.639.330.605.365.561.044.37.857

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011OC PioneersCalifornia Collegiate LeagueCollege1927120000401000000.286.375.286.661208.286.000.71412.500.000.000.000.000.00
2012Brewster WhitecapsCape Cod LeagueCollege20831350014201710001.161.212.258.4708133.174.097.1943.0321.217.003.0331.0020.00
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2322010000000001000.500.500.5001.000103.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521000000100000000.000.000.000.000001.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2018Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2612210011000000000.500.5002.0002.500412.0001.5001.5000.000.000.0050.002.00100.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs831350014201710001.161.212.258.4708133.174.097.1943.0321.217.003.0331.0020.00
California Collegiate League Totals - 1 yrs27120000401000000.286.375.286.661208.286.000.71412.500.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs66220011100001000.333.333.8331.166517.200.500.6670.000.000.0014.296.0050.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20111st Team College Freshman All-American (OF) ... Big West Conference Freshman of the Year2
2012Big West Conference All-Conference Team (RP) ... Big West Conference All-Conference Team (UT)2
20131st Team College All-American (UT) ... Big West Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... Big West Conference All-Conference Team (CL)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-23RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.140Team Roster on 2018-05-23
2018-05-14RPCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Pensacola (AA) for rehab26.131Team Roster on 2018-05-14
2018-03-29RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder strain26.085Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-01-12RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.3125m) [Avoids arbitration]26.008Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2016-08-19RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from bereavement list24.228Team Roster on 2016-08-19
2016-08-16RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list24.225Team Roster on 2016-08-16
2016-06-23RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.171Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2016-04-28RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.115Team Roster on 2016-04-28
2016-04-03RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sprained right UCL24.090Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2015-08-31RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Louisville (AAA)23.240Team Roster on 2015-08-31
2015-08-14SPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)23.223Team Roster on 2015-08-14
2015-04-29SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.116Team Roster on 2015-04-29
2015-04-09OFCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)23.096Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2013-08-16OFCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)21.225Team Roster on 2013-08-16
2013-08-02OFCincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bakersfield (A+)21.211Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-07-06OFCincinnati RedsClinton (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Clinton (A)21.184Team Roster on 2013-07-06
2013-06-20OFTexas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft21.168Team Roster on 2013-06-20
* 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
2013Cincinnati Reds-211,500,000-------1,500,000Signing Bonus out of 2013 Draft (1st round - 38th overall)
2015Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll23507,5000.15978445-3,571,283507,5002,007,500
2016Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24516,5001.15965220283,498,245507,5002,524,000
2017Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25555,0002.15959118343,651,709535,0003,079,000
* 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