Maloney has Major League experience with the Cincinnati Reds and Minnesota Twins. He appeared in 22 games with the Reds from 2009-2011 and spent nine games with the Twins during 2012.
Maloney has a Major League career 5-9 record, a 5.74 ERA, and 59 strikeouts in 91 innings pitched in 31 games.
He was originally drafted in the third round of the 2005 draft by the Philadelphia Phillies, where he reached the Double-A level. In addition to his Major League experience with the Reds and Twins, Maloney also has six seasons of Triple-A experience for the organizations, as well as time with the Boston Red Sox minor league system.
Maloney has a minor league career 70-47 record, a 3.43 ERA, and 849 strikeouts in 934.2 innings pitched in 174 games.
“We are very excited to have Matt as part of our pitching rotation. He adds veteran leadership to our staff. His numbers have been outstanding throughout his career as he has been a lefty workhorse in both the Minor and Major Leagues. He is working extremely hard in the offseason and is ready to get started,” said Brett Jodie, Manager of the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club.
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