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Jason Motte

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WT: 200 lbs. HT: 6-0
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: June 22, 1982
BIRTHPLACE: Port Huron, Mich.

Has been dominant in 2011 postseason. ... Has four saves, allowing one hit and striking out seven in eight scoreless innings; Finished career-high 27 games this season, eventually becoming the team's closer down the stretch. … Team leader (min. 30 IP) in ERA (2.25), FIP (2.48) and K/BB (3.94). … Faltered in mid-September, when he allowed runs in four straight appearances, but got back on track his final two games. … Average fastball velocity: 96 mph.

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SPLITS G IP BB SO W L SV WHIP ERA
Career 311 285.0 86 290 18 13 54 1.113.03