2015 Cleveland Indians postseason player profile: Reliever Jeff Manship

Manship

Over the next month, we’re going to recap our guys’ 2015 seasons — on and off the field — in alphabetical order. Previous installments:

Name: Jeff Manship

Height: 6-2

Weight: 205

Birthday: 1/16/85

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Club control: Pre-arbitration

Twitter: n/a

The numbers:

  • 1-0
  • 0.92 ERA, 0.76 WHIP
  • .155 opp. average against

Behind the numbers:

  • Lowest ERA in club history and lowest in MLB in 2015 among relievers with 30 innings pitched
  • 12th-lowest ERA in MLB since 1901 (min. 30 games)
  • One of just 12 pitchers since 1914 with a 0.92 ERA or better in at least 30 games
  • Allowed runs in just 4 of 32 appearances (12.5%)
  • Over final 27 outings, posted 0.86 ERA; over final 18 outings, posted an ERA of 0.41
  • Batters hit .158 against him with runners on and .200 with RISP
  • Became a social media favorite after MLB.com Jordan Bastian whipped together this terrible picture of Manship’s headshot on a ship – @Indians combined the image with #AllAboard when Manship entered games

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