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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-5-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 4 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
-0.12016
0.12017
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 NYA MLB 10 0 7.0 1 0 0 11 4 6 3 .258 110 14.1 5.1 3.9 7.7 43% .320 .362 2.14 9.53 6.43 111 6.40 141.5 -0.1
2017 NYA MLB 9 0 11.0 1 0 0 5 6 9 0 .257 108 4.1 4.9 0.0 7.4 50% .179 .183 1.00 3.13 0.82 101 4.05 86.2 0.1
CareerMLB19018.02001610153.2571088.05.01.57.546%.245.2691.445.623.001064.96107.70.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2013 MHV A- 21 1 37.3 1 3 2 37 14 39 0 .260 96 8.9 3.4 0.0 9.4 52% .343 .243 1.37 2.28 3.13 91 3.27 98.7
2014 LKC A 28 0 37.0 4 1 4 19 16 64 3 .258 99 4.6 3.9 0.7 15.6 45% .254 .188 0.95 2.53 2.43 60 0.76 64.3
2014 CAR A+ 17 0 16.0 1 0 1 8 13 17 1 .253 95 4.5 7.3 0.6 9.6 49% .194 .238 1.31 5.20 2.25 113 6.01 113.4
2015 LYN A+ 36 0 34.3 0 2 12 30 13 43 0 .251 106 7.9 3.4 0.0 11.3 37% .333 .231 1.25 2.05 4.46 84 2.80 93.3
2015 AKR AA 5 0 6.0 0 0 0 5 1 15 0 .244 99 7.5 1.5 0.0 22.5 60% .500 .153 1.00 -1.23 1.50 68 2.29 82.7
2016 NYA MLB 10 0 7.0 1 0 0 11 4 6 3 .258 110 14.1 5.1 3.9 7.7 43% .320 .362 2.14 9.53 6.43 111 6.40 141.5
2016 AKR AA 15 0 16.3 1 0 7 3 5 23 1 .274 1.7 2.8 0.6 12.7 53% .069 .138 0.49 2.62 0.55 77 1.45 71.2
2016 COH AAA 28 0 25.3 2 2 5 20 7 25 1 .260 7.1 2.5 0.4 8.9 46% .284 .232 1.07 3.01 2.49 87 2.59 89.8
2016 SWB AAA 6 0 6.3 0 1 1 3 2 7 0 .256 4.3 2.8 0.0 9.9 38% .188 .144 0.79 1.90 1.42 87 4.07 101.8
2017 NYA MLB 9 0 11.0 1 0 0 5 6 9 0 .257 108 4.1 4.9 0.0 7.4 50% .179 .183 1.00 3.13 0.82 101 4.05 86.2
2017 SWB AAA 41 0 56.3 5 4 6 34 21 82 6 .251 5.4 3.4 1.0 13.1 44% .252 .201 0.98 3.08 2.88 72 1.95 44.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2016 166 0.4940 0.4518 0.8267 0.6341 0.2738 0.9038 0.6522 0.1733
2017 181 0.4309 0.4420 0.6125 0.5513 0.3592 0.7674 0.4324 0.3875
Career3470.46110.44670.7150.59090.31830.83270.53750.285

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 NYA $
2016 NYA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 96 dOnyx Sports Management1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16. Contract selected by NY Yankees 8/11/16.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2013 (22-651) (Olivet Nazarene, Ill.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .200 .368 .200 .215
11 vs R (Multi) .421 .476 1.053 .494
18 Split (Multi) -.221 -.108 -.853 -.279
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .200 .368 .200 .215
31 vs R (2016) .421 .476 1.053 .494
38 Split (2016) -.221 -.108 -.853 -.279
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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BP Articles

Ben Heller is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 23Scooter Hotz2017-09-06
What You Need to Know: Marathons, Robberies, and DebutsBen Diamond2017-07-17
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-11-28
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-11-28
Prospectus Feature: Does 'Elite Closer' Mean Less Volatility?Henry Druschel2016-08-08
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeBryan Grosnick2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeJarrett Seidler2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeAdam McInturff2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeKenny Ducey2016-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League ASG, Western DivisionGrant Jones2016-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League ASG, Western DivisionAdam McInturff2016-07-19


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ben Heller has thrown 349 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2017, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).