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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-2-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age25 years, 5 months, 20 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2.32015
1.62016
1.92017
3.02018
2.42019
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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
2015 HOU MLB 22 22 125.7 6 7 0 106 43 129 10 103 7.6 3.1 0.7 9.2 48% .288 1.19 3.23 3.22 94 3.55 82.9 2.3
2016 HOU MLB 14 14 81.0 6 5 0 80 45 106 5 97 8.9 5.0 0.6 11.8 59% .383 1.54 2.95 3.22 89 3.65 80.8 1.6
2017 HOU MLB 22 22 118.7 7 4 0 114 40 132 8 104 8.6 3.0 0.6 10.0 62% .330 1.30 3.07 4.25 88 4.13 87.9 1.9
2018 HOU MLB 25 22 128.3 10 6 0 100 50 142 12 95 7.0 3.5 0.8 10.0 55% .278 1.17 3.53 3.86 89 3.30 73.8 3.0
CareerMLB8380453.729220400178509351007.93.50.710.156%.3131.273.223.67903.6581.38.7

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 AST Rk GCL 4 4 11.0 0 1 0 10 2 12 0 91 8.2 1.6 0.0 9.8 53% .313 1.09 1.79 1.64 0 0.00 0.0
2012 GRV Rk APP 4 4 15.0 0 3 0 10 10 17 2 101 6.0 6.0 1.2 10.2 54% .216 1.33 5.35 4.80 0 0.00 0.0
2013 QUD A MID 25 19 104.7 6 5 0 92 49 117 3 102 7.9 4.2 0.3 10.1 57% .327 1.35 3.04 3.18 0 0.00 0.0
2014 LNC A+ CAL 25 18 97.0 3 6 4 95 56 115 18 104 8.8 5.2 1.7 10.7 48% .311 1.56 5.72 5.47 97 3.57 78.4
2015 HOU MLB AL 22 22 125.7 6 7 0 106 43 129 10 103 7.6 3.1 0.7 9.2 48% .288 1.19 3.23 3.22 94 3.55 82.9
2015 CCH AA TEX 7 5 32.0 3 1 1 16 14 48 1 104 4.5 3.9 0.3 13.5 42% .234 0.94 2.20 0.56 71 2.34 50.4
2016 HOU MLB AL 14 14 81.0 6 5 0 80 45 106 5 97 8.9 5.0 0.6 11.8 59% .383 1.54 2.95 3.22 89 3.65 80.8
2016 CCH AA TEX 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 96 9.0 0.0 3.0 12.0 38% .286 1.00 4.84 3.00 63 1.91 44.1
2016 FRE AAA PCL 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 2 2 7 0 130 3.6 3.6 0.0 12.6 70% .200 0.80 2.12 0.00 46 1.85 40.5
2017 HOU MLB AL 22 22 118.7 7 4 0 114 40 132 8 104 8.6 3.0 0.6 10.0 62% .330 1.30 3.07 4.25 88 4.13 87.9
2017 CCH AA TEX 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 5 1 2 0 100 9.0 1.8 0.0 3.6 50% .313 1.20 3.11 3.60 119 4.24 95.6
2017 FRE AAA PCL 1 1 3.0 0 1 0 3 5 1 0 101 9.0 15.0 0.0 3.0 50% .300 2.67 8.05 9.00 106 4.02 84.6
2018 HOU MLB AL 25 22 128.3 10 6 0 100 50 142 12 95 7.0 3.5 0.8 10.0 55% .278 1.17 3.53 3.86 89 3.30 73.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2015 2098 0.4847 0.4352 0.7536 0.5890 0.2905 0.8798 0.5127 0.2464
2016 1334 0.4370 0.4378 0.6866 0.5798 0.3276 0.8669 0.4390 0.3134
2017 2004 0.4456 0.4526 0.7178 0.5733 0.3555 0.8926 0.4911 0.2822
2018 2107 0.4281 0.4499 0.6825 0.5931 0.3427 0.8318 0.4891 0.3175
Career75430.45010.44440.71240.58430.32890.86750.48730.2876

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
2014-06-17 2014-07-01 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 HOU $4,100,000
2018 HOU $2,450,000
2017 HOU $548,000
2016 HOU $516,700
2015 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$3,514,700
2018Current$4,100,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$7,614,700
4 yrTotal$7,614,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 140 dBoras Corp.1 year/$4.1M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2019). Re-signed by Houston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018). Re-signed by Houston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Houston 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Houston 5/18/15.
  • Drafted by Houston 2012 (1s-41) (Jesuit HS, Tampa). $2.5M signing bonus ($1.2587M slot).

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 10.3 4.6 0 23 23 128.1 84 44 146 8 .254 1.00 2.33 2.56 39.5 4.3
80o 9.6 4.7 0 22 22 121.9 85 45 139 8 .265 1.07 2.64 2.9 33.2 3.6
70o 9.1 4.7 0 21 21 117.6 86 45 134 8 .274 1.12 2.87 3.15 28.9 3.1
60o 8.7 4.8 0 21 21 113.9 87 45 130 8 .282 1.16 3.06 3.36 25.4 2.8
50o 8.3 4.8 0 20 20 110.5 87 46 126 8 .288 1.20 3.24 3.57 22.2 2.4
40o 8 4.8 0 19 19 107.2 87 46 122 8 .295 1.24 3.43 3.77 19.3 2.1
30o 7.6 4.9 0 19 19 103.7 87 46 118 8 .303 1.29 3.63 3.99 16.2 1.8
20o 7.1 4.9 0 18 18 99.6 88 46 113 8 .311 1.34 3.86 4.25 12.8 1.4
10o 6.5 4.9 0 17 17 94.1 88 46 107 8 .324 1.42 4.20 4.63 8.3 0.9
Weighted Mean8.34.802020110.486451268.2871.193.233.5522.42.4

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