Matt Milburn

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Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:28 pm

Matt went 29th round (#862) to Oakland. http://woffordterriers.com/news/2016/6/ ... kland.aspx
Here are SoCon picks:

Round Pick Name School Pos. MLB Team
1 11 Kyle Lewis Mercer OF Seattle Mariners
3 95 Heath Quinn Samford OF San Francisco Giants
6 174 Will Stillman Wofford RHP San Diego Padres
9 261 Trey York ETSU INF Milwaukee Brewers
14 435 Hagen Owenby ETSU C Pittsburgh Pirates
21 636 L.J. Kalawaia UNCG OF Los Angeles Angels
22 649 Alex Lee Samford 1B Atlanta Braves
24 718 Hunter Smith UNCG RHP Boston Red Sox
25 746 Charlie Madden Mercer C Chicago White Sox
29 862 Matt Milburn Wofford RHP Oakland Athletics
29 865 Hunter Swilling Samford 3B Detroit Tigers
30 916 Chris Cook ETSU SS Pittsburgh Pirates
38 1,141 Collin Woody UNCG 3B Baltimore Orioles
38 1,155 Aaron Maher ETSU OF Pittsburgh Pirates
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:29 pm

Matt has 1.80 ERA in first two relief opportunities. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?pl ... g/2016/ALL
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:19 pm

At Beloit, in his last thirteen innings (two starts/wins) Matt has given up one run and struck out 20. Has chipped away all year on his ERA.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:31 pm

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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Sat May 26, 2018 11:14 pm

Recently promoted to Nashville, Oakland’s AAA team. He is 1-0 in two games there, pitching six scoreless innings in his win. Proud of Matt.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:27 am

June 13, shutout win, 7 innings, no runs, six strikeouts, no walks. His control is good. Keeps improving his craft.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:16 pm

In his last 35 innings, Matt has given up 4 runs and struck out 29. 7-3 so far on the year. He has been a starter, not reliever, for a while.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:52 pm

In last ten games, Matt's ERA is 2.58, and 3.76 on season. He has a 7-5 W-L. I expect him to move up from high A ball. His composure, control, and experience are his strong suits. Good size, strong arm. Hopefully he will get a higher look later this season or early next.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby Hobo on Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:56 am

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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:04 pm

The reference to Maddox is interesting; Matt is somewhat similar, since like Maddox his fastball is not overwhelming but he has a good selection of pitches and excellent control. Interesting that Matt is working on a master’s at Wake Forest too.
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Re: Matt Milburn

Postby lawdog on Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:06 pm

Finished last ten games of season in high A with 2.64 ERA and 4-3 record, winning last 2.
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