Matt
Capps
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 240
 
Born: September 3, 1983 in N/a
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 2013    2017   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 20 ARI NL   7 4 5 5 4 5 5 4 5 4
2005 21 ARI NL   7 4 5 5 4 5 5 4 5 5
2006 22 ARI NL   7 4 5 5 4 5 5 5 6 5
2007 23 ARI NL   7 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 6 5
2008 24 ARI NL   7 5 6 5 5 6 5 5 6 6
2009 25 ARI NL $ 300,000 7 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2010 26 ARI NL $ 300,000 7 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2011 27 ARI NL $ 300,000 7 9 10 10 8 9 8 9 10 10
2012 28 ARI NL $ 300,000 7 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2013 29 ARI NL $ 4,714,286 7 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2014 30 ARI NL $ 5,657,143 8 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2015 31 ARI NL $ 5,657,143 8 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2016 32 ARI NL $ 8,130,000 7 9 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2017 33 ARI NL $ 8,130,000 7 8 9 9 8 9 8 9 10 10
2018 34 ARI NL $ 8,130,000 7 6 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 9
2019 35 MIN AL $ 8,130,000 5 4 4 4 6 6 6 6 7 6
2020 36 MIN AL $ 8,130,000 4 3 3 3 4 5 4 3 4 4
OOTP6 Min Ratings   4 3 3 3 4 5 4 3 4 4
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,130,000 8 9 10 10 8 9 8 9 10 10
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 20 ARI NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2005 21 ARI NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2006 22 ARI NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2007 23 ARI NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2008 24 ARI NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2009 25 ARI NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2010 26 ARI NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2011 27 ARI NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2012 28 ARI NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2013 29 ARI NL $ 4,714,286   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2014 30 ARI NL $ 5,657,143   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2015 31 ARI NL $ 5,657,143   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2016 32 ARI NL $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2017 33 ARI NL $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2018 34 ARI NL $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2019 35 MIN AL $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
2020 36 MIN AL $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
OOTP6 Min Ratings     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,130,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2004 20 AAA   0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000  
    AA   6 8 .429 27 27 0 0 0 181.3 160 69 12 55 188 3.42 .232 .288 .336 .624  
2005 21 AA   15 8 .652 30 30 0 0 0 198.3 196 83 18 54 204 3.77 .254 .302 .386 .688  
2006 22 AAA   0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 0 5.7 11 6 2 2 7 9.54 .379 .419 .586 1.006  
    AA   3 2 .600 16 16 1 0 0 101.3 72 27 7 37 102 2.40 .199 .274 .302 .576  
2007 23 AAA   0 0 .000 4 0 0 0 0 6.7 9 4 1 3 7 5.41 .310 .375 .552 .927  
2008 24 AAA   6 13 .316 28 28 1 1 0 173.7 207 100 25 66 159 5.18 .295 .356 .461 .817  
2009 25 ARI NL 8 4 .667 14 14 0 0 0 94.3 80 38 6 26 94 3.63 .227 .283 .348 .631 7.1
    AAA   11 6 .647 21 21 1 0 0 140.3 130 57 11 45 132 3.66 .243 .302 .346 .649  
2010 26 ARI NL 15 14 .517 36 36 1 0 0 231.7 217 82 8 33 223 3.19 .245 .272 .346 .618 18.0
2011 27 ARI NL 15 9 .625 35 35 1 1 0 228.0 205 72 10 36 239 2.84 .236 .267 .336 .602 21.1
2012 28 ARI NL 11 5 .688 24 24 0 0 0 144.7 138 42 2 22 156 2.61 .246 .275 .339 .614 15.7
2013 29 ARI NL 18 8 .692 37 36 2 2 0 244.3 196 68 3 44 258 2.50 .217 .252 .291 .543 23.0
2014 30 ARI NL 12 13 .480 36 36 2 1 0 244.7 206 75 4 46 237 2.76 .225 .266 .310 .576 20.1
2015 31 ARI NL 18 6 .750 36 36 1 1 0 244.0 208 74 7 53 252 2.73 .227 .269 .320 .589 18.1
2016 32 ARI NL 14 9 .609 36 36 1 1 0 229.3 213 77 4 44 229 3.02 .242 .278 .348 .626 19.2
2017 33 ARI NL 12 2 .857 24 24 1 0 0 159.7 116 50 5 36 155 2.82 .199 .245 .305 .550 12.7
2018 34 ARI NL 17 6 .739 32 32 2 1 0 216.7 182 65 6 45 198 2.70 .229 .269 .312 .581 19.9
2019 35 MIN AL 10 11 .476 34 34 1 1 0 189.7 187 87 16 70 109 4.13 .256 .319 .391 .710 11.2
2020 36 MIN AL 0 4 .000 25 0 0 0 0 38.7 66 42 8 32 15 9.78 .369 .462 .581 1.043 0.0
12 Years Sim 150 91 .622 369 343 12 8 0 2265.6 2014 772 79 487 2165 3.07 .235 .276 .335 .611 186.2
5 Years AAA 17 19 .472 57 49 2 1 0 328.3 357 167 39 116 306 4.58 .275 .334 .416 .751  
3 Years AA 24 18 .571 73 73 1 0 0 481.0 428 179 37 146 494 3.35 .235 .291 .350 .641  
8 Years Minors 41 37 .526 130 122 3 1 0 809.3 785 346 76 262 800 3.85 .251 .309 .378 .687  
Season Average 12 7 .632 30 28 1 0 0 188.8 167 64 6 40 180 3.07 .235 .276 .335 .611  
Career Highs 18 14 .857 37 36 2 2 0 244.7 217 87 16 70 258 9.78 .369 .462 .581 1.043  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1140 427 40 253 1318   .226 .263 .319 .583
vs LH   874 345 39 234 847   .247 .294 .358 .651
Home 86 40 .683 187 175 9 6 0 1179.6 1042 375 42 235 1113 2.86 .233 .272 .335 .606
Away 64 51 .557 182 168 3 2 0 1086.0 972 397 37 252 1052 3.29 .236 .281 .336 .616
Mar/Apr 23 17 .575 64 56 5 3 0 385.0 338 135 19 92 359 3.16 .234 .280 .345 .625
May 22 14 .611 61 54 1 0 0 352.3 312 145 12 98 337 3.70 .234 .286 .339 .625
June 21 17 .553 58 55 1 0 0 366.3 340 135 13 73 358 3.32 .243 .281 .340 .620
July 29 13 .690 60 56 2 2 0 373.0 322 110 9 73 362 2.65 .230 .268 .322 .590
August 28 14 .667 63 59 1 1 0 377.0 345 115 14 71 347 2.75 .238 .274 .345 .618
Sep/Oct 27 16 .628 63 63 3 2 0 412.0 357 132 12 80 402 2.88 .231 .268 .322 .590
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2009 25 ARI NL 14 30 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 14 .100 .156 .133 .290 -0.1 0.0
2010 26 ARI NL 36 72 4 9 2 1 0 5 0 0 2 34 .125 .147 .181 .327 0.7 0.0
2011 27 ARI NL 34 74 3 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 32 .068 .092 .068 .160 -3.3 0.0
2012 28 ARI NL 24 39 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 20 .077 .100 .103 .203 -0.9 0.0
2013 29 ARI NL 37 76 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 33 .066 .090 .079 .169 -2.8 0.0
2014 30 ARI NL 36 71 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 35 .070 .083 .070 .154 -3.3 0.0
2015 31 ARI NL 36 84 4 7 1 0 0 6 0 0 5 34 .083 .135 .095 .230 -2.3 0.0
2016 32 ARI NL 36 72 5 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 21 .139 .173 .167 .340 1.0 0.0
2017 33 ARI NL 24 54 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 20 .093 .093 .111 .204 -2.0 0.0
2018 34 ARI NL 32 74 5 11 3 0 0 9 0 0 2 29 .149 .169 .189 .358 0.7 0.0
2020 36 MIN AL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
11 Years Sim 310 647 30 63 12 1 0 35 0 1 20 273 .097 .124 .119 .243 -12.4 0.0
162 Game Average 338 15 32 6 0 0 18 0 0 10 142 .097 .124 .119 .243 -6.5  
Career Highs 37 84 5 11 3 1 0 9 0 1 5 35 .149 .173 .189 .358 1.0  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   479 22 46 6 0 0 22 0 1 18 211 .096 .129 .109 .237 -11.4
vs LH   168 8 17 6 1 0 13 0 0 2 62 .101 .110 .149 .259 -3.5
Home 157 307 17 30 8 0 0 20 0 0 8 129 .098 .121 .124 .244 -7.1
Away 153 340 13 33 4 1 0 15 0 1 12 144 .097 .127 .115 .242 -7.8
RISP   157 0 18 3 0 0 31 0 0 5 68 .115 .140 .134 .274 -2.0
Close/Late   14 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.2
Mar/Apr 49 115 5 16 2 1 0 9 0 0 2 49 .139 .154 .174 .328 0.2
May 48 96 3 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 39 .073 .082 .073 .155 -5.0
June 50 109 10 12 5 0 0 5 0 0 3 39 .110 .133 .156 .289 -1.2
July 53 107 1 9 2 0 0 9 0 0 3 49 .084 .109 .103 .212 -3.4
August 53 102 5 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 7 43 .078 .136 .098 .234 -2.2
Sep/Oct 57 118 6 11 1 0 0 6 0 0 4 54 .093 .123 .102 .225 -3.2
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2009 25 ARI NL P 14 14 94.3 7 18 0 2 1.000 2.39    
2010 26 ARI NL P 36 36 231.7 9 42 3 6 .944 1.98    
2011 27 ARI NL P 35 35 228.0 16 30 1 2 .979 1.82    
2012 28 ARI NL P 24 24 144.7 5 27 2 2 .941 1.99    
2013 29 ARI NL P 37 36 244.3 17 30 1 0 .979 1.73    
2014 30 ARI NL P 36 36 244.7 11 34 4 2 .918 1.66    
2015 31 ARI NL P 36 36 244.0 16 33 6 0 .891 1.81    
2016 32 ARI NL P 36 36 229.3 13 39 8 3 .867 2.04    
2017 33 ARI NL P 24 24 159.7 13 17 0 2 1.000 1.69    
2018 34 ARI NL P 32 32 216.7 10 35 2 6 .957 1.87    
2019 35 MIN AL P 34 34 189.7 10 30 6 1 .870 1.90    
2020 36 MIN AL P 25 0 38.7 2 7 0 0 1.000 2.10    
Career Totals   369 343 2265.6 129 342 33 26 .935 1.87    
Career Highs   37 36 244.7 17 42 8 6 1.000 2.39    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2009 25 ARI NL 0 2 .000 2 2 1 0 0 14.0 21 8 0 4 7 5.14 .350 .391 .450 .841
2013 29 ARI NL 0 0 .000 2 2 0 0 0 7.0 7 3 2 1 7 3.86 .269 .296 .500 .796
2015 31 ARI NL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 5 2 0 1 5 2.57 .185 .214 .222 .437
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 2 .000 5 5 1 0 0 28.0 33 13 2 6 19 4.18 .292 .328 .407 .735
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 25 ARI NL 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
2013 29 ARI NL 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
2015 31 ARI NL 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
2010-7-3.19
2011-7-2.84
2013-3-2.50
2014-5-2.76
2015-6-2.73
2018-10-2.70
CAR-17-3.07
Wins
2010-8-15
2011-7-15
2013-3-18
2015-3-18
2018-6-17
CAR-29-150
Losses
2010-10-14
2014-8-13
Winning Pct
2012-9-.688
2013-5-.692
2015-4-.750
2018-6-.739
CAR-33-.622
Games Started
2010-5-36
2011-10-35
2013-4-36
2014-4-36
2015-9-36
2016-7-36
Complete Games
2013-5-2
Shutouts
2011-7-1
2013-2-2
2014-9-1
2016-9-1
2018-7-1
CAR-34-8
Innings Pitched
2010-9-231.7
2011-9-228.0
2013-5-244.3
2014-6-244.7
2015-5-244.0
2016-9-229.3
CAR-45-2265.6
Strikeouts
2010-9-223
2011-7-239
2013-5-258
2014-9-237
2015-7-252
2016-10-229
CAR-36-2165
Walks per 9IP
2010-5-1.3
2011-8-1.4
2013-5-1.6
2014-6-1.7
CAR-35-1.9
Hits per 9IP
2013-7-7.2
CAR-38-8.0
WHiP
2010-6-1.08
2011-6-1.06
2013-2-0.98
2014-3-1.03
2015-7-1.07
2018-7-1.05
CAR-15-1.10
OAVG
2013-7-.217
CAR-36-.235
OOBP
2010-7-.272
2011-5-.267
2013-2-.252
2014-3-.266
2015-4-.269
2016-10-.278
2018-6-.269
CAR-12-.276
OSLG
2013-2-.291
2014-5-.310
2015-7-.320
2018-9-.312
CAR-28-.335
OOPS
2010-7-.618
2011-8-.602
2013-2-.543
2014-5-.576
2015-4-.589
2018-7-.581
CAR-16-.611
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 121    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 51    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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  8. Nick Younker (914)
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  1. Mark Mulder (994)
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  6. Dustin McGowan (988)
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  8. Danny Haren (987)
  9. Roy Halladay (987)
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History
Traded from Pittsburgh to Arizona on 7/23/2004 (Going to PIT: 2B Alex Cintron. Going to ARI: P Matt Capps)
Injured on 6/17/2009 with a Tight Shoulder, out for 6 days
Had first career hit on 7/26/2009, off Hong-Chih Kuo (LAN)
Earned first career win on 7/26/2009
Won Player of the Week award on 8/15/2011, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/2011, going 5-0, 0.43
Injured on 4/10/2012 with a Spasms Back, out for 7 weeks
Injured on 7/26/2012 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for one week
1/29/2013: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,714,286 through salary arbitration
Was selected to the 2013 Allstar game
1/29/2014: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,657,143 through salary arbitration
Struck out 15 batters against San Francisco on 7/26/2014
1/29/2015: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,657,143 through salary arbitration
5/14/2015: Signed a contract extension with Arizona, $8,130,000 per year, for 7 years
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/2015, going 4-0, 0.93
Injured on 8/23/2016 with a Sore Elbow, out for one week
Was selected to the 2017 Allstar game
Injured on 7/24/2017 with a Pulled Tricep Muscle, out for 7 weeks
Traded from Arizona to Minnesota on 2/2/2019 (Going to ARI: RF Samuel Stults, RF Louis Simms. Going to MIN: P Matt Capps)