Matthew W. Magill…resides in Oceanside, CA with his wife, Melissa and son, Maverick…originally committed to play college baseball at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo but was drafted and signed by the Dodgers in 2008…went 2-2 with a 1.44 ERA in 13 games (9 starts) as a senior at Royal High School in Simi Valley, CA in 2008.
Went 0-1 with a 6.10 ERA (7 ER, 10.1 IP) with 6 walks and 11 strikeouts in 11 games with the Mariners...did not allow a run over his first 8 outings (8.0 IP), surrendering just 2 hit and 4 walks with 9 strikeouts during that span, good for a .077 opponent batting average and a 0.75 WHIP...struck out the side in a scoreless 6th inning on Aug. 11 at TEX...recorded 2 holds: July 30 at LAA (1.0,0,0,0,0,0) and Aug. 21 (1.0,0,0,0,0,1)...placed on 10-day IL Aug. 28 with right shoulder strain…transferred to the 45-day IL on Aug. 30 and missed the remainder of the season…underwent an arthroscopic debridement surgery on his right shoulder, performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Sept. 15.
Went 3-2 with 5 saves (in 7 opportunities) with a 3.63 ERA (9 ER, 22.1 IP) in 22 relief appearances with the Mariners…struck out 28, walked 5 and allowed 3 home runs...Allowed 5 runs (4 earned runs) in 5.1 innings across his first 4 outings as a Mariner, spanning July 23 - Aug. 4...Over his last 18 appearances (8/7 - end of season), posted a 2.65 ERA (5 ER, 17.0 IP) with 23 strikeouts and only 3 walks...Issued exactly 1 walk in 5 outings with the Mariners…in those 5 appearances, allowed 6 earned runs (7 runs) over 3.1 innings of work (16.20 ERA)…in 17 outings with Seattle in which he did not issue a walk, allowed 3 runs in 19.0 innings (1.42 ERA)...Earned his first career save on August 17 at Toronto…struck out 3 of 4 batters faced...Acquired by the Mariners from Minnesota in exchange for cash considerations on July 21…was designated for assignment by the Twins on July 18...Was 2-0 with a 4.45 ERA (14 ER, 28.1 IP) with 36 strikeouts and 15 walks in 28 relief appearances with the Twins...On the 10-day Injured List (right shoulder tendinitis) to start the year…appeared on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester (5 G, 1 GS)…reinstated from the IL on April 26.
Started season in Triple-A Rochester...didn't allow an earned run in five appearances (8.2 IP)...Contract selected by the Twins on April 28...made major league debut on April 29 vs. Cincinnati, pitching 2.1 scoreless innings. Earned first major league win May 11 at Los Angeles-AL, pitching 1.0 scoreless inning. AAPosted a 1.14 ERA (23.2 IP, 3 ER) with opponent hitting .190 with three walks and 18 strikeouts in first
14 appearances from April 29-June 16...Was placed on Paternity Leave list from August 3-7, to attend birth of his first child Maverick...Allowed three home runs in 1.0 inning of relief August 26 vs. Oakland, the first Twins reliever to allow as many as three homers in just 1.0 inning since Travis Bowyer did it on September 29, 2005 vs. Kansas City...Set career-highs in games (40), innings pitched (56.2) and strikeouts (56).
Spent the season at Class AAA Albuquerque, where he made 12 starts and 24 relief apps...following the season pitched for Glendale in the prestigious Arizona Fall League (7g, 6gs, 2-3, 3.96, 25ip, 21h, 14bb, 21k)...on 12/2 was traded to the Reds in exchange for OF Chris Heisey.
Saw his first MLB action, going 0-2 with a 6.51 ERA (20 ER/27.2 IP) in six starts during three stints with the Dodgers this season... Made his Major League debut on April 27 vs. Milwaukee and allowed just two runs and four hits in 6.2 innings in a no decision... Struck out a season-high eight batters and allowed just one run in just 5.0 innings on May 19 at Atlanta... Went 6-2 with a 3.47 ERA in 18 games (16 starts) for Triple-A Albuquerque…fanned 101 batters in 85.2 innings pitched... With Albuquerque, limited opponents to a .238 batting average... Following the season, pitched for Indios de Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League.
Went 11-8 with a 3.75 ERA in 26 starts for Double-A Chattanooga, leading Dodger prospects with 168
strikeouts and ranking among the organizational leaders in wins (T-2nd) and ERA (6th). Limited opposing hitters to a .232 batting average with 168 strikeouts and just 61 walks in 146.1 innings
pitched...held right-handed hitters to a .202 batting average (58-for-287). Selected as a midseason Southern League All-Star. Honored three times as Southern League Pitcher of the Week, doing so for the periods of April 23-29, May
21-27 and July 9-15. Earned Dodger Pride Awards in May and July...went 3-1 with a 2.33 ERA (7 ER/27.0 IP) in five May starts and
was 3-1 with a 2.48 ERA (8 ER/29.0 IP) in five July starts...also posted a sub-3.00 ERA in August, when he
went 3-3 with a 2.77 ERA (12 ER/39.0 IP) and a .167 opponents' batting average in six starts. Posted a 3.00 ERA in 13 starts after the All-Star break (26 ER/27.0 IP), while limiting opposing hitters to a
.213 average (61-for-286). Allowed just one run in 6.0 innings in his only postseason start, a 3-0 loss to Jackson.
Tied for the Single-A Rancho Cucamonga team lead with 11 wins and led the club with 139.1 innings pitched. Got off to a hot start, going 3-0 with a 1.64 ERA (4 ER/22.0 IP) in four April games (three starts). Won the Dodger Pride Award for July, posting a 3-0 record with a 2.36 ERA (7 ER/26.2 IP) in four starts. Ranked second on the Quakes with 126 strikeouts.
Led the Single-A Midwest League and ranked eighth among all minor leaguers with a .194 opponents'
batting average (87-for-448) in 24 games (20 starts) for Great Lakes. Tied for fifth in the league with 135 strikeoutsWon the MiLB Award for Best Class-A
Starting Pitcher after a fan vote on MiLB.
com. Went 6-0 with a 2.72 ERA in 10 home
starts at Dow Diamond. Limited opposing hitters to a .227 average
(40-for-176) with runners on base and a
.223 mark (23-for-103) with runners in
scoring position. Posted a 3.18 ERA (6 ER/17.0 IP) with one
save in four games (two starts) to win the
April Dodger Pride Award for Great Lakes.