Drew Steckenrider

Drew Steckenrider

32-Year-Old PitcherRP
Seattle Mariners AAA
2023 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Drew Steckenrider in 2023. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $3.1 million contract with the Mariners in March of 2022.
Clears waivers
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
June 14, 2022
Steckenrider cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma.
ANALYSIS
Steckenrider led the Mariners' closer committee with 14 saves last season despite a 21.7 percent strikeout rate that hardly looked like closer material. While he did manage two saves in the early part of this season, his strikeout rate plummeted to 14.7 percent while his ERA jumped to 5.65 across 14.1 innings. He was optioned in late May and designated for assignment Saturday. No other team wanted to claim the 31-year-old righty, so he'll remain as organizational depth for now.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
18
Last 10 Games
17
Last 5 Games
15
How many pitches does Drew Steckenrider generally throw?
 
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121+
 
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121+
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-7%
BAA vs LHP
2022
 
 
-32%
BAA vs RHP
2021
 
 
-27%
BAA vs LHP
2020
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2020vs Left .229 157 29 15 32 6 2 1
Since 2020vs Right .247 178 39 7 41 11 0 6
2022vs Left .394 34 5 1 13 2 2 0
2022vs Right .267 34 5 4 8 1 0 2
2021vs Left .178 123 24 14 19 4 0 1
2021vs Right .243 144 34 3 33 10 0 4
2020vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-8%
ERA at Home
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-1%
ERA on Road
2021
 
 
-8%
ERA at Home
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2020Home 2.52 1.09 39.1 4 2 8 9.4 2.7 0.7
Since 2020Away 2.74 1.22 42.2 1 2 8 5.7 2.1 0.8
2022Home 5.68 1.74 6.1 0 1 0 8.5 4.3 2.8
2022Away 5.63 1.88 8.0 0 1 2 4.5 2.3 0.0
2021Home 1.91 0.97 33.0 4 1 8 9.5 2.5 0.3
2021Away 2.08 1.07 34.2 1 1 6 6.0 2.1 1.0
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Drew Steckenrider compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
2.00
 
K/9
6.3
 
BB/9
3.1
 
HR/9
1.3
 
Fastball
94.1 mph
 
ERA
5.65
 
WHIP
1.81
 
BABIP
.384
 
GB/FB
1.00
 
Left On Base
73.3%
 
Exit Velocity
80.9 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
8.2%
 
Spin Rate
2179 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
22.7%
 
Swinging Strike
10.1%
 
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Steckenrider missed the entire 2020 campaign due to a triceps injury, but joined Seattle on a minor-league deal and made the club out of spring training. He was a steady presence for the back-end of the Mariners bullpen all season, leading the team with 14 saves while tallying five wins, seven holds and impressive ratios (2.00 ERA, 1.02 WHIP) over a career-high 67.2 innings. Steckenrider didn't blow hitters away with only a 21.7% strikeout rate, but he didn't issue many walks (2.3 BB/9) and kept the ball in the park (0.7 HR/9). He added a changeup (15.9% Pitch %) back to his arsenal and it was his most effective pitch (.149 BA, .213 SLG), but primarily throws a fastball while occasionally mixing in a curve. While Steckenrider should remain part of Seattle's closer committee in 2022, it might be a mistake to project him for double-digit saves again with Ken Giles and Andres Munoz returning.
An inflamed right elbow caused Steckenrider to miss most of 2019 after he made 71 appearances the year before, and he struggled to a 6.28 ERA. The 29-year-old may not have ever been right during the regular season; he started off poorly in spring training and was on the IL by May 8. It's impossible to overlook the fact that the injury came after Steckenrider ramped up his slider usage to a significant degree. In 108 major-league appearances spanning the two seasons prior to 2019, Steckenrider recorded a 3.35 ERA with a 128:45 K:BB over 99.1 innings. The Marlins' bullpen is in flux, so the right-hander could theoretically see some save opportunities in 2020, but he will have to prove his health and earn back manager Don Mattingly's trust first. He had his throwing elbow scoped in August and hopes to be ready for spring training.
He lost some of his strikeout punch from 2017, but Steckenrider still stood out in the Marlins' bullpen, leaping to the top of the hierarchy by the end of the season. Though the club has other closing candidates for 2019, the righty made a case for keeping the job, converting four saves after Kyle Barraclough was removed as lead stopper in August. Steckenrider improved his walk rate by nearly one free pass per nine, which is a mark in his favor over Tayron Guerrero. Steckenrider must find a way to consistently retire lefty batters (.340 wOBA, 1.89 K/BB against them last year) if he's to solidify his spot in the ninth inning. This bullpen could play out much like it did in 2018, remaining in flux for a large portion of the season as trades and performance dictate changes. Paying for a full season of saves from Steckenrider is ill advised.
Kyle Barraclough is the more familiar name to baseball fans, but Steckenrider may be the best arm in the Marlins' bullpen. Like Barraclough, Steckenrider struggled with walks last season (4.7 BB/9), but he missed bats at a far greater clip (35.8 percent strikeout rate) while working mostly fastball-slider. Further, a very good 68.2 percent first-pitch strike rate and a track record of better control at the upper levels of the minors portend improvement with Steckenrider's walk rate in future seasons. Steckenrider trimmed his ERA in each of the final four months of the 2017 campaign, down to 1.50 in September, as his K/9 rate steadily ticked up over that span (to 16.5). Most of the Marlins' veteran bullpen arms are expected to be traded this offseason, leaving Steckenrider in prime position to take on a higher-leverage role. He could even take on the ninth if he outperforms Barraclough in spring training.
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Designated for assignment
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
June 11, 2022
Steckenrider was designated for assignment Saturday.
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Optioned to minors
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
May 26, 2022
Steckenrider was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday.
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Returns from restricted list
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
May 19, 2022
Steckenrider was reinstated from the restricted list Thursday.
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Goes on restricted list
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
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May 16, 2022
Seattle placed Steckenrider on the restricted list Monday.
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Allows two runs in ninth inning
PSeattle Mariners  AAA
May 15, 2022
Steckenrider allowed two runs on four hits in one-third of an inning to earn the hold in Sunday's win over the Mets.
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