Biographical

Portrait of Vin Mazzaro

Vin Mazzaro PReds

Reds Player Cards | Reds Team Audit | Reds Depth Chart

2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
Login or Subscribe today for access to projections!
Birth Date9-27-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age33 years, 2 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22015
-0.12016
2017
2018
-0.72019
proj
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2009 OAK MLB 17 17 91.3 4 9 0 120 39 59 12 101 11.8 3.8 1.2 5.8 0% .350 1.74 4.96 5.32 122 7.10 152.2 -1.6
2010 OAK MLB 24 18 122.3 6 8 0 127 50 79 19 100 9.3 3.7 1.4 5.8 0% .281 1.45 5.10 4.27 118 5.52 124.7 -0.4
2011 KCA MLB 7 4 28.3 1 1 0 39 15 10 4 103 12.4 4.8 1.3 3.2 0% .347 1.91 5.88 8.26 131 6.74 156.7 -0.6
2012 KCA MLB 18 6 44.0 4 3 0 55 19 26 3 103 11.3 3.9 0.6 5.3 0% .354 1.68 4.24 5.73 126 6.54 150.0 -0.8
2013 PIT MLB 57 0 73.7 8 2 1 68 21 46 3 99 8.3 2.6 0.4 5.6 0% .281 1.21 3.27 2.81 100 3.86 92.4 0.7
2014 PIT MLB 5 0 10.3 0 0 0 8 5 7 2 101 7.0 4.4 1.7 6.1 0% .194 1.26 6.00 3.48 114 5.08 124.6 -0.1
2015 MIA MLB 10 0 12.0 0 0 0 15 6 6 0 97 11.3 4.5 0.0 4.5 0% .349 1.75 3.66 3.75 121 6.41 149.6 -0.2
2016 SFN MLB 2 0 1.0 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 91 63.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 45% .636 8.00 9.18 54.00 111 10.67 236.2 -0.1
CareerMLB14045383.0242314391562334310010.33.71.05.546%.3141.554.664.791185.81131.4-3.1

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2006 KNC A MDW 24 24 119.2 9 9 0 146 42 81 7 11.0 3.2 0.5 6.1 0% .357 1.58 4.04 5.06 0 0.00 0.0
2007 STO A+ CLF 28 28 153.7 9 12 0 159 71 115 13 99 9.3 4.2 0.8 6.7 0% .313 1.50 5.01 5.33 103 4.92 100.9
2008 MID AA TXS 22 22 137.3 12 3 0 115 36 104 3 90 7.5 2.4 0.2 6.8 0% .278 1.10 3.12 1.90 83 3.30 67.4
2008 SAC AAA PCL 6 5 33.7 3 3 0 49 9 27 3 107 13.1 2.4 0.8 7.2 0% .393 1.72 4.28 6.14 95 6.44 131.7
2009 OAK MLB AL 17 17 91.3 4 9 0 120 39 59 12 101 11.8 3.8 1.2 5.8 0% .350 1.74 4.96 5.32 122 7.10 152.2
2009 SAC AAA PCL 10 9 56.7 2 2 0 42 17 44 2 87 6.7 2.7 0.3 7.0 0% .248 1.04 3.57 2.38 83 2.85 60.0
2010 OAK MLB AL 24 18 122.3 6 8 0 127 50 79 19 100 9.3 3.7 1.4 5.8 0% .281 1.45 5.10 4.27 118 5.52 124.7
2010 SAC AAA PCL 7 6 37.3 3 1 0 35 17 38 2 84 8.4 4.1 0.5 9.2 0% .317 1.39 3.84 3.14 0 0.00 0.0
2011 KCA MLB AL 7 4 28.3 1 1 0 39 15 10 4 103 12.4 4.8 1.3 3.2 0% .347 1.91 5.88 8.26 131 6.74 156.7
2011 OMA AAA PCL 22 22 123.7 7 2 0 140 60 107 9 95 10.2 4.4 0.7 7.8 0% .346 1.62 4.64 4.29 93 5.15 105.2
2012 KCA MLB AL 18 6 44.0 4 3 0 55 19 26 3 103 11.3 3.9 0.6 5.3 0% .354 1.68 4.24 5.73 126 6.54 150.0
2012 OMA AAA PCL 22 8 67.0 2 2 5 69 20 62 4 101 9.3 2.7 0.5 8.3 0% .348 1.33 3.61 3.63 81 3.84 80.0
2013 PIT MLB NL 57 0 73.7 8 2 1 68 21 46 3 99 8.3 2.6 0.4 5.6 0% .281 1.21 3.27 2.81 100 3.86 92.4
2013 IND AAA INT 3 0 7.0 1 0 0 3 1 9 0 3.9 1.3 0.0 11.6 0% .214 0.57 1.48 0.00 58 2.18 47.3
2014 PIT MLB NL 5 0 10.3 0 0 0 8 5 7 2 101 7.0 4.4 1.7 6.1 0% .194 1.26 6.00 3.48 114 5.08 124.6
2014 IND AAA INT 33 1 50.0 5 3 4 47 20 34 2 104 8.5 3.6 0.4 6.1 0% .289 1.34 3.76 2.52 104 4.31 91.2
2015 MIA MLB NL 10 0 12.0 0 0 0 15 6 6 0 97 11.3 4.5 0.0 4.5 0% .349 1.75 3.66 3.75 121 6.41 149.6
2015 GWN AAA INT 17 0 26.7 1 0 1 22 13 18 0 7.4 4.4 0.0 6.1 0% .275 1.31 3.37 2.36 111 4.30 94.2
2015 NWO AAA PCL 11 1 20.0 3 1 1 22 4 22 0 102 9.9 1.8 0.0 9.9 0% .379 1.30 2.14 3.15 72 4.06 89.1
2016 SFN MLB NL 2 0 1.0 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 91 63.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 45% .636 8.00 9.18 54.00 111 10.67 236.2
2016 SAC AAA PCL 38 4 67.0 2 2 1 61 27 43 4 91 8.2 3.6 0.5 5.8 54% .284 1.31 4.55 3.22 107 4.26 94.2
2017 LOU AAA INT 2 2 4.3 0 2 0 13 3 3 3 97 27.0 6.2 6.2 6.2 46% .476 3.69 14.41 24.92 135 10.58 225.0
2018 CAG Wnt PWL 7 0 8.0 1 2 0 16 3 2 3 18.0 3.4 3.4 2.3 0% .394 2.38 7.33 13.50 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2009 1640 0.4799 0.4378 0.8231 0.6023 0.2860 0.8840 0.7049 0.1769
2010 2070 0.4918 0.4271 0.8122 0.5972 0.2624 0.8717 0.6812 0.1878
2011 492 0.5020 0.4411 0.8479 0.6599 0.2204 0.8957 0.7037 0.1521
2012 699 0.4607 0.4621 0.8266 0.6584 0.2944 0.9151 0.6577 0.1734
2013 1171 0.4765 0.4611 0.8093 0.6434 0.2953 0.8969 0.6354 0.1907
2014 192 0.5469 0.4479 0.8140 0.6476 0.2069 0.8382 0.7222 0.1860
2015 196 0.4286 0.4847 0.8316 0.7262 0.3036 0.9180 0.6765 0.1684
2016 45 0.2667 0.4444 0.8500 0.8333 0.3030 0.9000 0.8000 0.1500
Career65050.48160.44320.81960.62510.27440.88640.68000.1804

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
2012-06-16 2012-06-22 DTD 6 5 - Lower Leg Tightness - -
2009-09-08 2009-10-05 60-DL 27 25 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CIN $
2016 SFN $
2015 MIA $
2014 PIT $
2013 PIT $
2012 KCA $
2011 KCA $
2010 OAK $
2009 OAK $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 101 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/20/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/11/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Francisco 4/30/16. DFA by San Francisco 5/5/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Miami as a free agent 1/16/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Miami 5/23/15. DFA by Miami 6/25/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/15 (refused assignment). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/10/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2014). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/14. Contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/3/14. DFA by Pittsburgh 5/26/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/14. Refused assignment by Pittsburgh 10/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 2/8/13. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 4/16/13.
  • 1 year/$490,875 (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/24/12. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Kansas City 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 11/10/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Oakland 6/2/09.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2005 (3-101). $0.38M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0 1.9 1.2 30 2 49.1 46 19 35 8 .260 1.33 4.71 4.99 -10.0 -1.1
80o 0 1.6 1 26 2 42.9 43 18 31 7 .275 1.44 5.17 5.47 -10.8 -1.2
70o 0 1.5 0.8 24 2 38.7 41 17 28 7 .286 1.52 5.52 5.83 -11.2 -1.2
60o 0 1.3 0.7 22 1 35.2 39 17 25 7 .295 1.59 5.81 6.14 -11.3 -1.2
50o 0 1.2 0.6 20 1 31.9 37 16 23 6 .304 1.66 6.10 6.44 -11.2 -1.2
40o 0 1.1 0.6 18 1 28.8 35 15 21 6 .313 1.73 6.39 6.74 -11.0 -1.2
30o 0 1 0.5 16 1 25.6 32 14 18 5 .322 1.81 6.71 7.07 -10.6 -1.2
20o 0 0.8 0.4 14 1 21.9 29 12 16 5 .334 1.90 7.09 7.46 -10.0 -1.1
10o 0 0.6 0.3 10 1 17.0 24 10 12 4 .349 2.04 7.64 8.03 -8.7 -0.9
Weighted Mean01.20.619131.23615226.3021.646.066.39-10.8-1.2

The rest of this card is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber? Click here for a free card so you can see what's missing.

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web.

BP Annual Player Comments

The rest of this card is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber? Click here for a free card so you can see what's missing.

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web.

BP Articles

Click here to see articles tagged with Vin Mazzaro

BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-10-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)For the A's to get that outfield bat or third baseman, which of their starting pitchers do you think they'll center a deal around?
(Dave from Chicago)
Well, here again, if the MLBPA is going to be more militant about making sure that teams aren't just cashing their revenue-sharing checks, maybe the A's low payroll provides the asset you really need to swing a deal: the A's can afford to take on a big paycheck. Why not see if the Marlins will talk about Dan Uggla? Or surprise people and seriously get in on Beltre?

The question you're asking, though, is really whether or not they'd part with one of their front four starters (with apologies to Vin Mazzaro). I'd see dealing Gonzalez or Anderson as a bad idea, and dealing Braden as very unpopular. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much of a return could Vin Mazzaro bring in for the A's as a centerpiece of a trade?
(Todd from DC)
As a centerpiece? Probably not a whole lot. I feel like the teams that would be intrigued by Mazzaro are also too smart to give up too much to acquire him, knowing about Oakland's defense and the park effects. (Marc Normandin)
2010-03-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)How do you think the A's should round out their rotation between Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez, Vin Mazzaro, and Clay Mortensen (long shot, I know)?
(Dave from Chicago)
I don't pretend to know more than the A's about their own pitchers. Obviously Sheets will mix in there. I think the interesting thing will be how they apportion the innings. Do they put some of those starters in the pen? Do they set up a Sacramento shuttle? There's a certain number of innings that you want from your starters - let's say its 972 (6 innings per for 162 games). How do you get the BEST outcomes in the most number of those innings? (Will Carroll)


BP Roundtables

No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.

 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC