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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-12-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 12 days
BatsR
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2015
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-0.22017
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0.82019
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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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 KCA MLB 21 0 22.0 2 2 0 13 11 30 0 104 5.3 4.5 0.0 12.3 50% .283 1.09 2.01 1.23 90 4.13 91.4 0.2
2017 KCA MLB 24 3 34.7 2 5 0 30 22 37 6 103 7.8 5.7 1.6 9.6 42% .279 1.50 5.41 5.45 116 5.80 123.5 -0.2
2018 SDN MLB 41 5 61.3 3 4 0 39 21 69 6 99 5.7 3.1 0.9 10.1 37% .226 0.98 3.31 2.05 99 3.96 88.4 0.7
2019 SDN MLB 9 9 50.0 2 3 0 48 8 41 6 87 8.6 1.4 1.1 7.4 37% .279 1.12 3.74 3.06 100 3.96 84.8 0.9
CareerMLB9517168.091401306217718977.03.31.09.539%.2611.143.702.951024.3694.91.6

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 IDA Rk PIO 19 0 30.3 1 3 0 34 17 42 1 112 10.1 5.0 0.3 12.5 55% .379 1.68 4.16 5.64 0 0.00 0.0
2014 IDA Rk PIO 10 1 19.7 1 0 1 10 10 27 1 4.6 4.6 0.5 12.4 0% .225 1.02 3.60 2.29 0 0.00 0.0
2015 LEX A SAL 14 0 26.0 2 1 4 12 12 38 1 102 4.2 4.2 0.3 13.2 48% .234 0.92 2.67 2.08 83 3.24 71.1
2015 WIL A+ CAR 15 11 68.0 1 6 1 48 19 83 7 96 6.4 2.5 0.9 11.0 37% .255 0.99 3.20 2.78 102 2.54 59.1
2016 KCA MLB AL 21 0 22.0 2 2 0 13 11 30 0 104 5.3 4.5 0.0 12.3 50% .283 1.09 2.01 1.23 90 4.13 91.4
2016 NWA AA TEX 22 18 102.3 3 8 0 102 23 107 14 100 9.0 2.0 1.2 9.4 40% .320 1.22 3.71 3.43 107 4.73 108.8
2017 KCA MLB AL 24 3 34.7 2 5 0 30 22 37 6 103 7.8 5.7 1.6 9.6 42% .279 1.50 5.41 5.45 116 5.80 123.5
2017 OMA AAA PCL 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 3.6 0.0 0.0 12.6 40% .200 0.40 0.92 0.00 49 2.03 42.8
2018 SDN MLB NL 41 5 61.3 3 4 0 39 21 69 6 99 5.7 3.1 0.9 10.1 37% .226 0.98 3.31 2.05 99 3.96 88.4
2018 SAN AA TEX 9 2 14.3 1 0 0 14 4 22 1 94 8.8 2.5 0.6 13.8 42% .406 1.26 2.54 2.51 90 3.54 71.9
2019 SDN MLB NL 9 9 50.0 2 3 0 48 8 41 6 87 8.6 1.4 1.1 7.4 37% .279 1.12 3.74 3.06 100 3.96 84.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2016 425 0.5035 0.4306 0.6721 0.6028 0.2559 0.7132 0.5741 0.3279
2017 651 0.5607 0.4301 0.7429 0.6000 0.2133 0.7991 0.5410 0.2571
2018 998 0.5421 0.4760 0.7200 0.6340 0.2888 0.7930 0.5303 0.2800
2019 736 0.5693 0.4891 0.8028 0.6253 0.3091 0.8511 0.6735 0.1972
Career28100.54770.46190.73970.61910.27160.79760.57690.2603

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
2019 SDN $581,700
2018 SDN $552,700
2017 KCA $538,900
2016 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,091,600
2019Current$581,700
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,673,300
3 yrTotal$1,673,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 64 dPlatinum Sports1 year/$581,700 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$581,700 (2019). Re-signed by San Diego 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.5527M (2018). Re-signed by San Diego 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Kansas City 7/24/17, with Padres responsible for remaining $203,191 in 2017 salary.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016). Contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2012 (21-643) (Neosho County CC, Kan.).

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 5.4 4.2 0 16 16 99.7 71 31 108 11 .247 1.02 2.86 3.05 17.5 1.9
80o 5.2 4.5 0 16 16 92.7 71 31 100 11 .261 1.10 3.23 3.45 14.2 1.5
70o 5.1 4.8 0 16 16 87.8 71 31 95 11 .271 1.16 3.51 3.75 11.6 1.3
60o 5 4.9 0 16 16 83.7 71 31 90 11 .280 1.22 3.74 4 9.5 1.0
50o 4.9 5.1 0 16 16 80.0 71 31 86 11 .289 1.27 3.97 4.24 7.5 0.8
40o 4.8 5.3 0 16 16 76.3 70 31 82 11 .297 1.32 4.20 4.49 5.3 0.6
30o 4.6 5.5 0 16 16 72.5 70 30 78 10 .306 1.38 4.44 4.75 3.1 0.3
20o 4.5 5.8 0 16 16 68.0 69 30 73 10 .316 1.45 4.74 5.07 0.4 0.0
10o 4.3 6.1 0 16 16 62.1 67 29 67 10 .331 1.55 5.16 5.52 -3.4 -0.4
Weighted Mean4.95.10161679.569308610.2861.253.944.217.70.8

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)How excited should I be over Matt Strahm?
(Jim from Third barstool in Chief O'Neill's)
As excited as you are (and you should be excited), I don't think it could be half as excited as the fantasy community. Between him and Chris Paddack, those Padres hurlers are soaring up draft boards. (Mark Barry)
2019-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)Mark, do you like Matt Strahm or David Paulino in a just hold league. I know Strahm is set to be a starter but He is absolutely a better reliever in my opinion whe all is said and done, but will th Fryars see this in time to beat Paulino this season? Thanks for the chat Boyo.
(boatman44 from Liverpool)
I guess I'll go with Paulino, just because I don't think Strahm will see any time in the pen. I think he'll be a pretty decent starter this season. (Mark Barry)
2019-03-11 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some of your "breakout candidates" this year?
(Buddy from Peoria, IL)
Really hoping that Matt Strahm gets a chance in the Padres rotation as I think he has the arsenal to provide a ton of value. I'm a Jeff McNeil fan, if he gets the time (and the Mets seem to be making every effort to ensure that he does). I think that Moncada's price has dropped to the point where he's a more attractive pick too, and all the tools are there for him to be a huge power/speed contributor. (Darius Austin)
2019-03-08 16:00:00 (link to chat)How do you feel about two back of the draft flyers on Matt Strahm and David Paulino in a 16 team league with a cat for Save/Holds ? Cheers for the chat Kevin.
(boatman44 from Liverpool)
Good choices. I'm higher on Strahm, both for this chance to start and his 2019 impact. But the end of the draft is tailor made for these types of picks. If you definitely want a holds guy and not a potential starter, maybe Paulino makes more sense because I don't expect him to start. (Kevin Jebens)
2018-02-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)How do you think the Padres will deploy Matt Strahm this season and in the future? Any fantasy relevance?
(Joel from Lawrence)
hey Joel. I think he'll start in AAA and they'll stretch him out to start (have you seen their projected rotation). On a first division team he'd be a great super reliever candidate but I don't believe the Padres have the luxury. He's an NL-only low end guy or a reserve play in 18 or 20-team mixed. (Mike Gianella)
2017-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thank you for doing this chat Nick. I have to cut one of these three guys (Daniel Norris, Matt Harvey or Matt Strahm) to make my roster legal going into the off season. Who you cutting in preparation for next year? Your thoughts on the two guys you keep for the next year? Thank you!
(MatternK from Point Mugu, CA)
Thanks for your question, MatternK!

It's depressing, but I think I'm cutting Matt Harvey. At this point, I feel like we have to assume that thoracic outlet syndrome surgery is absolutely devastating, and Harvey's pitching since he developed TOS symptoms / post-surgery supports that position.

I've always been a Norris believer and think he could still figure things out, even if it is out of the bullpen. Strahm I don't know quite as well, and the knee injury isn't encouraging but...well, he has a chance to be good and I'm not sure Harvey does anymore. (Nick Schaefer)
2017-03-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)Have you guys ever experimented with pitchers who are coded as starting pitchers by Scoresheet but who will likely serve in relief roles in 2017? I am wondering if guys like David Phelps, Michael Lorenzen and Matt Strahm could be deployed as a sort of tandem fifth starter (with benefits such as switching handedness against a platoon-heavy team and potential lower ERAs). Does Scoresheet force you to start a pitcher with a game started that week if there's one on your roster?
(cgoble from KC)
This is a fun strategy, and something we've done and heard others also advocate. Playing time restrictions get stricter come playoff time, so these guys aren't as likely to be starting playoff games unless they've started real life games, but during the regular season it's a fun trick to pull. In the regular season, the measurement for contribution from starters is just total innings pitched, so guys like the ones you mentioned can start for you and offer some opportunities for good draft value and stronger than expected run prevention in a starting role (since they don't face that challenge in real life). (Ben Murphy, Ian Lefkowitz and Jared Weiss)
2017-02-14 12:00:00 (link to chat)Would Seth Lugo make a list if eligible?
(Daquan from Tristate)
Lugo is a nice story and may be a quite useful major league arm now, but I don't think he'd be a 101 guy. More akin to like Matt Strahm. (The Top 101 Prospect Chat with Jeffrey Paternostro)


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