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Matt Wotherspoon

Matt Wotherspoon 35 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matt Mark Wotherspoon
  • Age: 27 (October 6, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Mountain Top, PA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 34 (2014, NYY)
  • School: Pittsburgh
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Matt Wotherspoon Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 12, 2018 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
June 11, 2018 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
February 23, 2018 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
July 4, 2017 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Norfolk Tides.
July 2, 2017 New York Yankees traded RHP Matt Wotherspoon to Baltimore Orioles for Future Considerations.
June 6, 2017 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
April 3, 2017 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
February 27, 2017 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to New York Yankees.
September 2, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
July 17, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 8, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
July 1, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 12, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
May 13, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
May 4, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders from Trenton Thunder.
April 4, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Charleston RiverDogs.
March 27, 2016 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to New York Yankees.
August 28, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Charleston RiverDogs from Trenton Thunder.
August 26, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Charleston RiverDogs.
June 1, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Charleston RiverDogs from Tampa Yankees.
May 24, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Tampa Yankees from Staten Island Yankees.
May 22, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Staten Island Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
May 16, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Trenton Thunder from Tampa Yankees.
April 13, 2015 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Tampa Yankees from Staten Island Yankees.
June 12, 2014 New York Yankees signed RHP Matt Wotherspoon.
June 12, 2014 RHP Matt Wotherspoon assigned to Staten Island Yankees.
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Matt Wotherspoon Awards and Honors

Matt Wotherspoon  35 P

Matt Wotherspoon
  • Full Name: Matt Mark Wotherspoon
  • Born: October 6, 1991
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Mountain Top, PA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 34 (2014, NYY)
  • School: Pittsburgh

2017: Split the year between Double-A Trenton (15 games), Triple-A Scranton/WB (six games) and Norfolk (17 games)... Combined to go 6-2 with four saves and a 2.00 ERA in 38 games (one start) across the three teams... Between the three teams, allowed just three of 22 inherited runners to score... Opened the year with Trenton, where he went 2-1 with three saves and a 1.67 ERA in 15 outings for the Thunder... Held Eastern League batters to a .214 average, with right-handers hitting .185 (10-54) against him... Promoted to Scranton/WB on 6/9 and went 1-0 with one save and a 2.25 ERA in six games (one start) for the RailRiders... Traded to Baltimore on 7/2 and joined Norfolk on 7/4, going 3-1 with a 2.20 ERA in 17 games for the Tides... With Norfolk, held IL batters to a .202 average, with right-handers batting .131 (8-61) against him... Registered at least one strikeout in 16 of 17 games with Norfolk, including back-to-back four strikeout games (7/19 & 7/23) With Norfolk, held opponents to an .036 average (1-28) with RISP, including an 0-15 mark with RISP and two outs
2016: Split the season with Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, combining to go 6-2 with eight saves and a 2.50 ERA in 36 games (three starts)…Held opponents to a .203 batting average (66-325)…Spent the majority of the season with Trenton, going 4-2 with a 2.66 ERA in 26 games (two starts)…Ranked among qualifying Eastern League relievers in batting average against (1st, .165), baserunners per nine IP (2nd, 9.05) and strikeouts per nine IP (4th, 10.24)... Appeared in 10 games (one start) for Scranton/WB, going 2-0 with three saves and a 2.01 ERA.
2015: Combined to go 5-4 with a 4.05 ERA in 23 games (17 starts) between Class-A Tampa, Double-A Trenton and Class-A Charleston...Ranked fifth among Yankees farmhands with 112 strikeouts...Spent majority of the season at Charleston, where he went 4-3 with a 3.84 ERA...Led qualifying South Atlantic League hurlers with 10.35 strikeouts per nine IP...Recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts, 9/7 vs. Augusta. 
2014: Made his professional debut with Class-A Staten Island, going 2-3 with two saves and a 1.97 ERA in 17 relief appearances…Opponents batted .193 (22-114) against him…Named New York-Penn League Pitcher of the Week for 7/21-27 (1-0, 1 save, 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 9 K).
PERSONAL: Matt Mark Wotherspoon was acquired by Baltimore in a trade with the New York Yankees, in exchange for international bonus slot money, 7/2/17...Originally selected by the Yankees in the 34th round of the 2014 draft out of the University of Pittsburgh...Was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 20th round of the 2013 draft but did not sign...Pitched for four seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, and ranked second in program history in starts (50) and third in wins (23), strikeouts (257) and innings pitched (327.2)...Attended Crestwood High School (Mountain Top, PA), where he played football and was a member of the 2009 Wyoming Valley Conference Champion golf team.