Mark Melancon Pitcher

     
 

Born: March 28, 1985
Wheat Ridge, CO
Height: 6-2
Weight: 215
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted:9th round, 2006 by NYY;
30th round, 2003 by LAD
How Acquired: Acquired from Houston for Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland (Dec. 2011)
College: Arizona
High School: Golden (CO)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Traded to Pittsburgh with Stolmy Pimentel, Jerry Sands, and Ivan De Jesus for Joel Hanrahan and Brock Holt (Dec. 2012)

Scouting Report
: Late inning reliever with a 92-95 mph fastball with decant movement and a plus low-80s curveball. Has shown success in small market of Houston, but mental toughness is still a question mark.

Links
Melancon gets aggressive in Pawtucket (5.10.12)
 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2004 Arizona NCAA Coll - 19 6 4 0.600 4.33 29 1 3 62.3 55 34 30 5 19 46 1.19 2.42 6.64
  2005 Arizona NCAA Coll - 20 4 3 0.571 2.58 34 0 11 66.3 52 22 19 2 21 69 1.10 3.29 9.36
  2006 Arizona NCAA Coll - 21 3 3 0.500 2.97 14 1 4 39.3 34 17 13 0 15 52 1.25 3.47 11.90
  2006 Staten Island NYPL A- NYY 21 0 1 0.000 3.52 7 0 2 7.7 9 7 3 0 2 8 1.43 4.00 9.39
  2008 Tampa FSL A+ NYY 23 1 0 1.000 2.84 13 0 0 25.3 26 9 8 2 6 20 1.26 3.33 7.11
  2008 Trenton East AA NYY 23 6 0 1.000 1.81 19 0 2 49.7 32 14 10 3 12 47 0.89 3.92 8.52
  2008 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 23 1 1 0.500 2.70 12 0 1 20.0 11 7 6 1 4 22 0.75 5.50 9.90
  2009 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 24 4 0 1.000 2.89 32 0 3 53.0 37 22 17 3 11 54 0.91 4.91 9.17
  2009 NY Yankees AL MLB NYY 24 0 1 0.000 3.86 13 0 0 16.3 13 8 7 0 10 10 1.41 1.00 5.51
  2010 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 25 6 1 0.857 3.67 40 0 6 56.3 63 24 23 5 31 58 1.67 1.87 9.27
  2010 NY Yankees AL MLB NYY 25 0 0 --- 9.00 2 0 0 4.0 7 5 4 1 0 3 1.75 --- 6.75
  2010 Round Rock PCL AAA Hou 25 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 0 1 4.3 5 0 0 0 1 2 1.38 2.00 4.15
  2010 Houston NL MLB Hou 25 2 0 1.000 3.12 20 0 0 17.3 12 8 6 1 8 19 1.15 2.38 9.87
  2011 Houston NL MLB Hou 26 8 4 0.667 2.78 71 0 20 74.3 65 28 23 5 26 66 1.22 2.54 7.99
  2012 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 27 0 0 --- 0.83 21 0 11 21.7 15 2 2 0 3 27 0.83 9.00 11.22
  2012 Boston AL MLB Bos 27 0 2 0.000 6.20 41 0 1 45.0 45 31 31 8 12 41 1.27 3.42 8.20
  2013 Pittsburgh NL MLB Pit 28 3 2 0.600 1.39 72 0 16 71.0 60 15 11 1 8 70 0.96 8.75 8.87
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: muh-LAN-son
First Pro Contract:
June 12, 2004 (NYY)
Signing Bonus: $600,000
MiLB Debut: August 26, 2006 (Staten Island)
Added to 40-man: April 25, 2009 (NYY)
MLB Debut:
April 26, 2009 (NYY)
     
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