20-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers
2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
Reports on Manning were incredibly inconsistent in 2017. Everyone agrees that there is a plus fastball and plus curveball in there somewhere, but he doesn't always have them from start to start or eve...
Matt Manning Contract Information:
Signed a contract with the Tigers in June of 2016 that includes a $3.51 million signing bonus.
Manning worked a career-high seven scoreless innings for Low-A West Michigan in its 8-0 win over Dayton on Sunday. He gave up three hits and a walk and struck out six.
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|Jun. 10||South Bend||6.0||6||3||3||1||3||6||0||1||0||-||0||4.50||1.50|
|Jun. 3||Bowling Grn||5.0||7||5||4||1||2||8||0||1||0||L||0||7.20||1.80|
|May. 28||South Bend||4.0||2||1||1||0||5||5||1||0||0||-||0||2.25||1.75|
|May. 22||Fort Wayne||6.0||3||0||0||0||1||9||0||0||0||-||0||0.00||0.67|
|May. 16||Fort Wayne||5.0||5||3||3||0||3||8||1||0||0||L||0||5.40||1.60|
|Apr. 26||Lake County||4.0||0||1||1||0||5||6||0||0||0||-||0||2.25||1.25|
|Last 14 Days
2 Games: Avg. 6.5 IP/G
|Last 30 Days
4 Games: Avg. 5.5 IP/G
|Last 60 Days
9 Games: Avg. 5.0 IP/G
|Year||Age||Lg||Tm||G||GS||IP||K/9||BB/9||K/BB||HR/9||GB/FB Ratio||Strand %||Fastball||ERA||FIP||BABIP|
Detroit Tigers Roster
MajorsBarbato, Johnny (P)
AAAAdduci, Jim (OF)
A+Azocar, Jose (OF)
AFuentes, Steven (3B)
RookieArriera, Gio (P)
Matt Manning: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The son of a former NBA player, Manning was a two-sport star in high school. Not surprisingly, he was among the most athletic pitchers taken in the 2016 draft. That helps him on the mound, as he shows better control and a more repeatable delivery than the typical 6-foot-6 teenager. He did not start pitching until his junior year, but his repertoire, headlined by a double-plus fastball, shows a lot of promise. His spike curveball is already a weapon that can serve as an out pitch inside and outside of the zone, while his changeup lags behind as a potential average offering. After giving up seven runs in his first 5.1 innings in the Gulf Coast League, Manning posted a 2.25 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 36:6 K:BB across eight three-inning starts to close out his season. He is a tier below Jason Groome and Riley Pint in terms of pure stuff, but a case could be made that he has the third-highest ceiling among the prep pitchers taken in last year's draft.