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Atlanta Braves NL East
Mark Melancon • #36 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'2", 215 lbs.
Born:Mar 28, 1985 (35 yrs) in Wheat Ridge, CO
Hometown:Golden, CO
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Yankees in 2006 (9/284).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with San Francisco in 2019.
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Scouting Report
Strikes out batters and is capable of being a strong late-inning option in the big leagues. Pitches with a lot of mound presence and guile. Has bounce-back ability and resiliency. Gets into trouble by walking too many batters, so control is quite vital in helping him succeed (but is not always present at the big-league level). Injury issues can be a problem.
Long Range Potential: Quality, veteran late-inning reliever.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Trevor Hoffman Reliever of the Year 2015
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