Brogdon had a fantastic year in 2021, with a 3.43 ERA (2.96 xERA) over 57.2 innings, 50 strikeouts, and 1.0 rWAR. His peripherals were even better, especially if you exclude a single-blown save against the San Francisco Giants in which he gave up six runs in two-thirds of an inning.
After subtracting that disastrous outing, his season ERA drops to a fantastic 2.53, just ahead of White Sox closer Liam Hendriks for 27th among MLB relief pitchers (min. 50 innings).
According to all reports, Connor was an important part of the Phillies’ bullpen in 2021, but a different Brogdon has arrived at camp in 2022.
Brogdon’s fastball, which averaged 96.1 miles per hour last season, has dropped a whole three ticks this spring, resting at 92-93.
Furthermore, his typically well-controlled secondary pitches, such as his go-to changeup and strike-stealing cutter, haven’t been as effective as usual.
In 2021, reliever Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers, who the Phillies faced on Wednesday, had a remarkable comeback.
His fastball took off, increasing by 2.3 mph from his 2020 average velocity and occasionally reaching triple digits. Last season, he pitched 69.2 innings for the Tigers, with 14 saves.
Connor Brogdon Contract
The Philadelphia Phillies signed Connor Brogdon to a one-year, $715,000 deal, with $715,000 guaranteed.
Connor Brogdon Net Worth
Connor Brogdon has a net worth estimation of $1 millon to $ 3million
Connor Brogdon Salary
Connor Brogdon receives an annual average salary of $715,000.