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Matt Barnes

Matt Barnes 68 P

Boston Red Sox

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew D. Barnes
  • Age: 24 (June 17, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Danbury, CT
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (2011, BOS)
  • MLB Debut: 09/09/2014
  • School: Connecticut
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Matt Barnes Stats Summary

Matt Barnes Career Stats

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Matt Barnes Awards and Honors

Matt Barnes  68 P

  • Full Name: Matthew D. Barnes
  • Born: June 17, 1990
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Danbury, CT
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (2011, BOS)
  • School: Connecticut
  • MLB Debut: 09/09/2014

Ranked No. 5 among Red Sox prospects by MLB.com entering the 2014 season. ... Was a non-roster invitee to Boston's big league camp in 2014 Spring Training. ... Ranked No. 3 among Red Sox prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Led Red Sox farmhands in ERA, strikeouts and opponents' average in 2012. ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the first round (19th overall) of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Connecticut. ... Went 11-5 with 1.93 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 17 starts as a junior at UConn. ... Was unanimously chosen Big East Pitcher of the Year, was named a Louisville Slugger and Baseball America All-American and selected to the Big East All-Academic Team in 2011. ... Won the Big East pitching Triple Crown, leading the conference in wins (11), strikeouts (97) and ERA (1.20) during the regular season. ... Pitched for USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team in 2010.