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Zach Muckenhirn

Zach Muckenhirn P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Zachary E. Muckenhirn
  • Age: 25 (February 27, 1995)
  • Birthplace: Delano, MN
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 11 (2016, BAL)
  • School: North Dakota
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Zach Muckenhirn Stats Summary

Zach Muckenhirn Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
February 24, 2020 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
November 20, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
July 16, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
July 14, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
June 24, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
June 21, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 25, 2019 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 27, 2018 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
May 18, 2018 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
March 30, 2018 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
August 9, 2017 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Delmarva Shorebirds.
May 4, 2017 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
April 29, 2017 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Delmarva Shorebirds.
April 2, 2017 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
March 30, 2017 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 26, 2016 LHP Zach Muckenhirn assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 25, 2016 Baltimore Orioles signed LHP Zach Muckenhirn.
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Zach Muckenhirn Awards and Honors

Zach Muckenhirn  P

Zach Muckenhirn
  • Full Name: Zachary E. Muckenhirn
  • Born: February 27, 1995
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Delano, MN
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 11 (2016, BAL)
  • School: North Dakota

2019
♦ Spent majority of the season with Double-A Bowie, going 3-5 with a 3.21 ERA in 37 games.
♦ Ranked second among O's farmhands with 41 pitching appearances.
♦ Among Bowie team leaders, ranked second in games (37) and tied for third in saves (5). 
♦ Did not allow a run in 27 of his 37 appearances with Bowie. 
♦ Held Eastern League batters to a .203 average, with right-handers hitting just .188. 
♦ Posted a 1.59 ERA (4 ER, 17.0 IP) in 13 second half appearances for Bowie, including a 0.77 ERA (1 ER, 11.2 IP) over nine relief outings in August. 
♦ Registered a season-high five strikeouts in a 3.0-inning appearance, 7/31 vs. Reading. 
♦ Recorded a 2.53 ERA and limited EL batters to a .204 average in 20 home outings.
♦ Appeared in four games over two stints with Norfolk, posting a 17.18 ERA. 


2018
♦ Appeared in 44 games between Delmarva (12 games), Frederick (12 games) and Bowie (20 games), combining to go 2-1 with eight saves and a 3.64 ERA over 64.1 innings. 
♦ Ranked among O's minor league leaders in appearances (T-3rd, 44) and saves (T-6th, 8). 
♦ Did not allow an earned run in 28 of his 44 appearances across the three levels. 
♦ Opened the year with Delmarva and did not allow an earned run in 10 of 12 outings.
♦ Limited South Atlantic League batters to an .043 average (1-for-23) in May. 
♦ Transferred to Frederick on 5/20 and posted a 2.21 ERA over 12 games with the Keys. 
♦ Did not allow a run in nine of his 12 outings with Frederick. 
♦ Posted a 0.73 ERA (1 ER, 12.1 IP) over six home contests with Frederick. 
♦ Struck out a season-high six batters over 3.2 innings of shutout relief, 5/22 vs. Salem.
♦ Transferred to Bowie on 6/27 and spent the remainder of the season with the Baysox. 
♦ Made longest relief appearance of the season in the final game on 9/2 versus Altoona, pitching 4.0 innings. Did not allow a run with one hit allowed and three strikeouts.


2017
♦ Spent most of year with Class-A Delmarva, going 4-9 with a 5.09 ERA in 22 games (21 GS).
♦ Ranked among O's minor leaguers in innings (8th, 124.2) and strikeouts (9th, 103). 
♦ Allowed two earned runs or less in 11 of his 21 starts with Delmarva. 
♦ Posted a 2.77 ERA over five starts in April, registering 21 strikeouts. 
♦ Had career-best eight strikeouts on 4/12 at Greensboro and 6/9 vs. Kannapolis. 
♦ Pitched a career-high 7.0 innings, 6/3 vs. Hickory. 
♦ Made final five appearances of the season with Aberdeen, posting a 5.59 ERA. 


2016
♦ Posted a 5-2 record with 2.43 ERA in 12 games (three starts) with Class-A Aberdeen.
♦ Made pro debut on 6/26 vs Connecticut, going 2.0 innings with three strikeouts.
♦ Allowed one earned run or less in 11 of his 12 appearances.
♦ Picked up first professional win on 7/8 at Wilmington, tossing 3.0 shutout innings of relief.
♦ Recorded a 1.80 ERA and 20 strikeouts over 15.0 innings of relief in August. 
♦ Limited New York-Penn League left-handers to a .217 average. 

 

PERSONAL
♦ Selected by Baltimore in the 11th round of the 2016 draft.
♦ Attended the University of North Dakota. Played on the final baseball team at the university, as the school cut the baseball program due to budget cuts after the 2016 season. Went a career 11-19 with a 3.85 ERA in 38 starts for the Fighting Hawks. 
♦ Was the highest draft pick in UND baseball history, breaking a mark that stood for nearly a half-century. The previous high pick out of UND was Alex Cooley, who was taken by the Oakland Athletics in the 17th round in 1968. 
♦ Attended Delano High School in Minnesota, located about 30 miles west of Minneapolis.