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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 24)
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Birth Date9-16-1992
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age25 years, 2 months, 3 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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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
2017 KCA MLB 20 16 98.3 9 3 0 101 25 80 15 .262 104 9.2 2.3 1.4 7.3 42% .294 .264 1.28 4.52 4.30 102 4.70 99.9 0.9
CareerMLB201698.3930101258015.2621049.22.31.47.342%.294.2641.284.524.301024.7099.90.9

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-
2012 BNC Rk 7 6 34.7 2 2 0 39 5 22 2 .251 104 10.1 1.3 0.5 5.7 38% .322 .263 1.27 4.03 4.15 111 6.23 115.0
2013 IDA Rk 13 13 59.7 2 6 0 85 17 55 13 .274 109 12.8 2.6 2.0 8.3 38% .373 .317 1.71 6.17 7.39 106 5.15 112.1
2014 LEX A 26 22 136.0 9 8 0 136 38 109 16 .262 106 9.0 2.5 1.1 7.2 54% .301 .263 1.28 4.56 4.30 88 2.68 89.8
2015 WIL A+ 26 26 155.7 5 11 0 145 29 123 11 .256 96 8.4 1.7 0.6 7.1 39% .294 .260 1.12 3.26 3.64 96 3.88 101.7
2015 NWA AA 1 1 4.0 0 1 0 7 1 3 0 .250 88 15.8 2.2 0.0 6.8 31% .438 .400 2.00 3.29 9.00 97 3.38 95.2
2016 NWA AA 21 21 119.0 9 7 0 110 27 117 12 .263 97 8.3 2.0 0.9 8.8 43% .302 .249 1.15 3.34 3.25 87 2.93 93.1
2016 OMA AAA 6 6 30.0 1 3 0 39 7 26 6 .286 96 11.7 2.1 1.8 7.8 41% .367 .308 1.53 5.68 7.20 95 3.78 98.6
2017 KCA MLB 20 16 98.3 9 3 0 101 25 80 15 .262 104 9.2 2.3 1.4 7.3 42% .294 .264 1.28 4.52 4.30 102 4.70 99.9
2017 OMA AAA 12 12 71.0 3 5 0 61 15 86 6 .268 99 7.7 1.9 0.8 10.9 37% .307 .215 1.07 3.11 2.92 69 1.82 35.1

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
2017 1493 0.5432 0.4407 0.7842 0.5709 0.2859 0.8683 0.5846 0.2158
Career14930.54320.44070.78420.57090.28590.86830.58460.2158

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 87 dWasserman Media1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2011 (29-876) (Rock Falls HS, Ill.). $0.675M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Jake Junis is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Flu-Like Symptoms: The Vogelsong Awards: SeptemberRob Mains2017-10-03
What You Need to Know: The Necessity of Not Sticking to SportsAshley Varela2017-09-25
Flu-Like Symptoms: The Vogelsong Awards: AugustRob Mains2017-09-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 22Scooter Hotz2017-08-30
Expert FAAB Review: Week 22Mike Gianella2017-08-29
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20George Bissell2017-08-15
What You Need to Know: Come So Far, Got So Far to GoAshley Varela2017-08-14
Expert FAAB Review: Week 19Mike Gianella2017-08-08
What You Need to Know: Just Like the Good Old DaysAshley Varela2017-08-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTDGX Transactions: Week 16J.J. Jansons2017-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 16Steve Givarz2017-07-18
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2017-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 1Wilson Karaman2017-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 26th-29thMark Anderson2017-05-30
Expert FAAB Review: Week 8Mike Gianella2017-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 3rdChristopher Crawford2016-08-04


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-11-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are Kyle Freeland, Jake Junis, Antonio Senzatela mid-rotation guys, back-end guys or fellers that will end up in relief? Any of the 3 stand out for any reason?
(Cole Whittier from Pasadena, CA)
Senzatela probably has the most growth possibility just because of his unusual development track. I liked him the best as a prospect too. Freeland I have no idea how he pitched as well as he did given the underlying peripherals, but I always liked him as a backend starter. Junis, I don't know what the major league out pitch is there long term, but he's got enough in the arsenal to be a back-end guy. I guess Senzatela is my favorite of the group, but he is also the most likely to be a late-inning reliever. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-08-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Jake Junis becoming a successful MLB starter?
(Festivus313 from Nick)
I think he certainly can be. He's one of the more pleasant surprises of the Kansas City system this year. He pounds the zone with all of his pitches, and two of those pitches (fastball and curve) flash plus. There's not a ton of upside, but he has as high of floor as any pitcher in the system. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-05-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Tell me more about some Wilmington guys: Cody Reed, Jake Junis, and Skoglund. Meanwhile, Dom Taylor doesn't seem to have tools, but he's had results. 4th OF profile?
(Doug from Dallas)
I've seen Reed and want to see him again. Power LHP with some backend potential but think he will end up in the bullpen due to delivery, command and secondary potential. Junis is an org. arm, who mixes it up and around a bit. Skoglund is a huge lefty with below avg. stuff and I think I would be more excited about him if he was 19 year old HS arm in his 2nd year in pro. ball. Skinny hips and shoulders and I just don't think he'll really add strength. (CJ Wittmann)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Junis has thrown 1,587 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph), Change (82mph) and Curve (78mph).