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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-8-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 28 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.22015
2016
2017
2018
0.02019
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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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2014 SDN MLB 10 0 8.0 0 0 0 3 5 9 0 97 3.4 5.6 0.0 10.1 0% .167 1.00 3.10 1.13 99 3.55 87.0 0.1
2015 OAK MLB 21 0 20.0 0 0 0 27 13 23 7 101 12.2 5.9 3.2 10.4 0% .351 2.00 7.30 9.90 111 3.86 90.1 0.2
CareerMLB31028.000030183271009.65.82.310.328%.1671.716.107.391083.7789.20.3

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 LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 CDR A MID 23 0 27.3 3 2 0 22 11 38 2 7.2 3.6 0.7 12.5 0% .303 1.21 3.27 3.29 77 2.97 61.9
2013 SBR A+ CAL 37 2 48.7 4 2 4 34 27 79 2 6.3 5.0 0.4 14.6 0% .327 1.25 2.83 2.96 0 0.00 0.0
2014 SDN MLB NL 10 0 8.0 0 0 0 3 5 9 0 97 3.4 5.6 0.0 10.1 0% .167 1.00 3.10 1.13 99 3.55 87.0
2014 ARK AA TEX 21 0 27.0 0 0 1 13 10 38 0 4.3 3.3 0.0 12.7 0% .265 0.85 1.75 0.33 56 3.85 81.6
2014 SAN AA TEX 17 0 16.3 0 1 6 16 3 23 0 8.8 1.7 0.0 12.7 0% .381 1.16 1.03 2.76 56 4.65 98.5
2015 OAK MLB AL 21 0 20.0 0 0 0 27 13 23 7 101 12.2 5.9 3.2 10.4 0% .351 2.00 7.30 9.90 111 3.86 90.1
2015 NAS AAA PCL 31 0 35.0 3 3 5 36 17 41 2 9.3 4.4 0.5 10.5 0% .358 1.51 3.54 4.11 82 4.14 90.9
2016 STO A+ CAL 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 9.0 0.0 4.5 9.0 33% .200 1.00 8.20 4.50 106 3.76 83.1
2016 TEN AA SOU 20 0 23.3 0 1 0 34 12 30 2 13.1 4.6 0.8 11.6 51% .444 1.97 3.65 7.71 93 7.45 164.4
2016 NAS AAA PCL 1 0 1.7 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.2 67% .000 0.00 0.12 0.00 79 2.65 58.4
2017 ROU AAA PCL 45 0 44.7 1 2 7 37 30 57 2 7.5 6.0 0.4 11.5 36% .321 1.50 4.03 4.43 91 3.81 81.1
2018 ROU AAA PCL 45 0 44.0 4 4 24 40 18 44 2 8.2 3.7 0.4 9.0 43% .317 1.32 3.56 3.68 91 4.60 97.3
2019 NWO AAA PCL 50 0 53.7 2 8 15 46 28 65 12 7.7 4.7 2.0 10.9 42% .270 1.38 6.18 4.70 107 4.53 93.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 158 0.5380 0.5253 0.7349 0.7412 0.2740 0.7143 0.8000 0.2651
2015 376 0.5027 0.4707 0.7175 0.6931 0.2460 0.7557 0.6087 0.2825
Career5340.51310.48690.72260.70730.25430.74350.66530.2774

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
2014-05-13 2014-06-25 Minors 43 0 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 OAK $510,000
2015 OAK $507,500
2014 SDN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,017,500
2 yrTotal$1,017,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 162 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/2/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016). Re-signed by Oakland 3/16. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Oakland 6/12/16. Claimed off waivers by Texas 9/10/16 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/6/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 9/12/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by San Diego 9/2/14. Acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/18/14.
  • Acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 7/18/14 (H Street deal).
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2012 (3-114) (Florida Atlantic) $0.4163M signing bonus (slot amount).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0 1.7 2.4 51 0 53.6 40 23 55 5 .256 1.18 3.26 3.65 -4.0 -0.4
80o 0 1.4 2 45 0 47.5 38 22 49 5 .271 1.28 3.66 4.09 -5.7 -0.6
70o 0 1.2 1.8 41 0 43.2 37 21 45 5 .282 1.35 3.95 4.42 -6.7 -0.7
60o 0 1.1 1.6 38 0 39.7 36 20 41 5 .291 1.41 4.20 4.71 -7.4 -0.8
50o 0 0.9 1.4 35 0 36.4 34 20 38 4 .300 1.47 4.45 4.98 -7.8 -0.8
40o 0 0.8 1.3 32 0 33.2 32 19 34 4 .309 1.54 4.69 5.26 -8.1 -0.9
30o 0 0.7 1.1 29 0 29.9 30 18 31 4 .318 1.60 4.96 5.56 -8.2 -0.9
20o 0 0.6 0.9 25 0 26.2 28 16 27 4 .329 1.69 5.28 5.93 -8.2 -0.9
10o 0 0.4 0.7 20 0 21.2 24 14 22 3 .344 1.81 5.74 6.44 -7.8 -0.8
Weighted Mean00.91.434035.73319374.2981.464.414.94-7.5-0.8

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DateQuestionAnswer
2015-02-12 19:00:00 (link to chat)Which trio of hard throwing relievers would you prefer? Keone Kela? Cam Bedrosian? R.J. Alvarez?
(Ian from NYC)
Which trio or which of the trio? I'll just rank them: Kela, Alvarez, Bedrosian. (Kate Morrison)


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