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Matt BowmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2016-2018
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Rated Prospect
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-219Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Chou Bowman
Height6-0Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 31,1991 [27.021]PlaceChevy Chase,Maryland
High SchoolSt. Albans (Washington,DC)
CollegePrinceton University (Princeton,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 13th round (410th overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$100,000Signing ScoutsJim ThompsonService Time2.000 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2016-SLN-#21
MLB DebutApril 6,2016 [24.311]
OrganizationsNYN [4] SLN [3] Awards1
TBC Player ID157341Retrosheet IDbowmm001MLBAM ID621199
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (38.79%) -- Fastball (24.32%) -- Slider (18.09%) -- Splitter (9.84%) -- Changeup (7.91%) -- Curveball (1.05%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.12 - [2017] - 90.76 - [2016] - 91.49
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks68Hittable52SO/BB59vsPower52Hitting16Durability89Team.540Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2010PrincetonIvyNCAA-1Fr1S/R19143.74624000121.220129112193001.488.310.424.987.891.58.200-
2011PrincetonIvyNCAA-1So1ST20275.051091300051.273522998451001.5712.721.571.397.845.63.222-
2012PrincetonIvyNCAA-1Jr1ST21424.66990320056.0633229217582001.4310.130.322.739.323.41.667-
2012Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn13Rel21222.4512111004329.0269812301000.957.980.310.619.2015.00.500-
2013Savannah Sand GnatsSALAnyn11ST22402.64550000030.2289904262001.048.22--1.177.636.501.000-
2013St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn13ST22643.1816160000096.08336348319013101.187.750.752.908.412.90.600-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01043.05212100000126.1111454383511615101.157.870.572.488.223.31.714-
2014Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn13ST23763.1117170000098.01024534727923001.319.340.642.478.423.41.538-
2014Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn46ST23323.47761000036.038151419320001.299.410.252.237.933.56.600-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01083.21242310000134.214060488361243001.319.360.532.418.293.44.556-
2015Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn13ST247165.53282622110140.018497861551778101.6811.830.963.284.951.51.304-
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln67Rel25253.46590590012067.2593126420520011.177.850.532.666.922.60.2863.31
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln67Rel26363.99750750010258.2522926418461051.197.980.612.767.062.56.3333.65
2018St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBslnRel27025.7520020004020.0231313410241011.6210.181.774.4310.622.40.0001.82
2018Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAslnRel27002.2530300004.03111130001.006.752.252.256.753.00--
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5133.99154015400262145.2134736512481222071.248.220.742.957.492.54.2780.53
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29303.858871172153433.04642121863312535027201.359.600.682.597.242.80.492-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10185.04383262110180.022511310117611128101.5911.230.853.045.591.84.357-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter763.1117170000098.01024534727923001.319.340.642.478.423.41.538-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.1816160000096.08336348319013101.187.750.752.908.412.90.600-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter402.64550000030.2289904262001.048.22--1.177.636.501.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222.4512111004329.0269812301000.957.980.310.619.2015.00.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7134.66252056201128.0156966712371226001.4910.860.842.578.493.30.350-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5133.99154015400262145.2134736512481222071.248.220.742.957.492.54.278-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7193.99231023100393220.020110997187218330101.248.220.742.957.492.54.2690.53
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15153.85453691132220.023510794176317714101.359.600.682.597.242.80.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010PrincetonIvyNCAA-1Fr1p19231008251015506910202.250.294.290.584292109.261.040.150.2655.508.261.500.92100.008.00
2011PrincetonIvyNCAA-1So1p20461933959820206192351203.306.349.368.7177110210.343.062.135.3204.2910.952.560.000.0016.95
2012PrincetonIvyNCAA-1Jr1p213313326412111511111120202.308.365.361.726484148.325.053.135.3247.437.431.000.68133.009.76
2014Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn13p2348120001000101000.250.250.250.500209.286.000.000.2230.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2014Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn46p2369130000000200000.333.333.333.666309.429.000.000.2970.0022.220.000.000.000.00
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1017250001000301000.294.294.294.5885018.357.000.000.2620.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2015Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn13p241831340001001500001.129.156.129.2854032.154.000.032.1323.1315.635.000.000.000.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln67p25571000000000100100.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln67p26710000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1471000000000101100.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3048590002001801001.188.204.188.3929050.225.000.021.0002.0016.008.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2640470001001700001.175.195.175.3707041.212.000.025.0002.4417.077.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48120001000101000.250.250.250.500209.286.000.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10242673125113240122264381607.293.341.347.68814816467.318.054.138.0005.579.211.650.43213.0012.80
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1471000000000101100.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621000000000101100.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622592749000110054305005.188.204.188.392490270.225.000.021.0002.0016.008.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn21P12---6--661.0000.50------12100.015.8
2013Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn22P5--97--16161.0003.20------5100.03.6
2013St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22P16--1118113029.9671.81------16100.012.2
2014Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23P17--811--19191.0001.12------17100.012.0
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn23P7--351-98.8891.14------7100.04.9
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn24P28--1520333835.9211.25------28100.019.4
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P59-67617232523.9200.390.342166.7-59100.036.4
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P75-585141-2019.9500.250.332166.7-75100.046.3
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P134-1251131334542.9330.310.344266.7-1340.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--1825434743.9151.23------350.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--811--19191.0001.12------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--1118113029.9671.81------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--97--16161.0003.20------50.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12---6--661.0000.50------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn2112----------
2013Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn225----------
2013St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2216----------
2014Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2317----------
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn237----------
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2428----------
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2559----------
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2675----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Bethesda Big TrainCal Ripken LeagueCollege19111.40725002225.224940322101.078.420.001.057.717.333.16.500
2011Bethesda Big TrainCal Ripken LeagueCollege20520.82981200055.031750646000.675.070.000.987.537.671.15.714
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24101.80413000010.0722227000.906.301.801.806.303.501.801.000
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25107.0070700109.015117035002.0015.000.003.005.001.6711.001.000
2017St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26200.0010010007312.01110019001.008.250.000.756.759.000.751.000
2018St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27202.381019003111.15430212100.633.970.001.599.536.003.181.000
Cal Ripken League Totals - 2 yrs631.0016106202280.7551690968100.796.140.001.007.597.561.79.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs602.55312290011442.33818122833101.098.080.431.707.024.133.831.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Bethesda Big TrainCal Ripken LeagueCollege191634570106108422200.206.370.265.6359148.219.059.32416.678.330.500.000.0014.29
2011Bethesda Big TrainCal Ripken LeagueCollege201441780007412420101.195.261.195.4568046.211.000.1224.358.702.000.000.000.00
2012Bethesda Big TrainCal Ripken LeagueCollege2114110001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2412010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2541000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2640000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2018St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2731000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Cal Ripken League Totals - 3 yrs31791316010145110942301.203.313.228.54118198.219.025.20310.209.180.900.000.006.25
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs124010000000201000.250.250.250.500105.500.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Florida State League All-Star Team (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-06-19RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Blisters on right middle finger27.019Team Roster on 2018-06-19
2018-06-16RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.016Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2018-06-07RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab27.007Team Roster on 2018-06-07
2018-05-18RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Blisters on right and middle index fingers26.353Team Roster on 2018-05-18
2015-12-11RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActive--Drafted from Mets by Cardinals in Rule 5 draft24.194Team Roster on 2015-12-11
2015-05-12PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list23.347Team Roster on 2015-05-12
2015-05-04PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.339Team Roster on 2015-05-04
2014-08-13P-IFNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.074Team Roster on 2014-08-13
2014-07-27P-IFNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)23.057Team Roster on 2014-07-27
2014-07-26P-IFNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.056Team Roster on 2014-07-26
2014-07-17P-IFNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)23.047Team Roster on 2014-07-17
2014-07-04P-IFNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.034Team Roster on 2014-07-04
2014-04-12P-IFNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)22.317Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-05-07P-IFNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to St. Lucie (A+)21.342Team Roster on 2013-05-07
2013-04-14P-IFNew York MetsSavannah (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Savannah (A)21.319Team Roster on 2013-04-14
2012-06-29P-IFNew York MetsBrooklyn (A-)-Minors--21.029Team Roster on 2012-06-29
* 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
2012New York Mets-21100,000-------100,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (13th round - 410th overall)
2016St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25507,500177137-3,498,245507,500607,500
2017St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26546,600264726293,651,709535,0001,154,100
2018St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27565,900-54519334,360,045545,0001,720,000
* 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