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Birth Date12-24-1994
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age23 years, 6 months, 29 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
2018 MIN MLB 11 11 55.7 3 3 0 60 19 45 6 .259 100 9.7 3.1 1.0 7.3 48% .318 .278 1.42 4.35 4.69 120 6.51 146.5 -0.8
CareerMLB111155.73306019456.2591009.73.11.07.348%.318.2781.424.354.691206.51146.5-0.8

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 DTW Rk 14 6 31.0 1 4 0 26 14 28 0 .252 95 7.5 4.1 0.0 8.1 60% .289 .235 1.29 2.98 4.65 96 3.49 71.9
2013 TWI Rk 12 6 45.0 2 0 0 32 13 47 0 .248 99 6.4 2.6 0.0 9.4 60% .276 .196 1.00 2.43 1.60 84 1.19 26.8
2014 CDR A 3 3 12.0 0 0 0 13 5 9 1 .272 101 9.8 3.8 0.8 6.8 44% .343 .246 1.50 4.31 3.00 107 5.48 122.3
2016 CDR A 5 5 28.0 4 1 0 18 5 25 0 .251 105 5.8 1.6 0.0 8.0 53% .250 .178 0.82 2.33 1.93 88 2.54 61.2
2016 FTM A+ 11 11 62.3 5 2 0 48 10 65 1 .250 94 6.9 1.4 0.1 9.4 58% .288 .204 0.93 2.00 1.88 66 1.15 27.6
2017 CHT AA 24 23 125.0 11 9 0 124 45 120 4 .260 100 8.9 3.2 0.3 8.6 54% .328 .256 1.35 2.92 3.53 91 3.96 97.1
2018 MIN MLB 11 11 55.7 3 3 0 60 19 45 6 .259 100 9.7 3.1 1.0 7.3 48% .318 .278 1.42 4.35 4.69 120 6.51 146.5
2018 ROC AAA 8 7 47.3 2 2 0 37 20 38 2 .257 96 7.0 3.8 0.4 7.2 50% .265 .218 1.20 3.66 2.66 103 4.16 88.3

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
2018 959 0.4901 0.4755 0.7632 0.6638 0.2945 0.8590 0.5556 0.2368
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-06-23 - Minors - - Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 MIN $
2017 MIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16. Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17.
  • Signed by Minnesota 11/4/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.22M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-06-20 19:00:00 (link to chat)Why is everyone getting super excited about me? One good but not great start and I'm being compared to Mariano Rivera who is quite possibly one of the best pitchers to ever play the game. This is nuts!
(Johnny Lasagna from New York)
This happened with Fernando Romero too (well, maybe not the Mo comps). People get really excited by pitchers who throw hard with funky movement. The problem with pitchers like this is repeatability. I like Loaisiga long term but we'll see if he has enough command and consistency to be a starter. (Mike Gianella)
2017-08-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is your opinion on Fernando Romero's future outlook as a Twin?
(tbdubbs from Upstate NY)
He's got a chance to be awfully good, a mid-rotation arm. Depends on the development of command, consistency, and depth or repertoire. Being short (and I could be imagining this) feels like it's less likely to discourage teams from giving a guy a real shot in the rotation than was the case a decade ago. And the current Twins FO is smart enough to stay open-minded. Dude has promise. (Matthew Trueblood)
2017-03-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you expect from Fernando Romero this year ? Thanks
(Bennie from Ohio)
Biggest key for Romero in 2017 is staying healthy. His role and workload are to be determined, but the raw stuff will play somewhere as long as his arm holds up. Given their lack of high-upside starter prospects, especially after moving Tyler Jay to the bullpen, the Twins will probably give Romero plenty of time to work toward being a starter. (Aaron Gleeman)
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Luis Castillo get any run in Miami with the opening of a rotation spot? :( And how good is Fernando Romero...seems like he has all the tools to be an ace pitcher, right?
(fawkesmulder from Zzyzx)
I could see the Marlins trying him as a starter, but I really think he is better-suited to relief.

Romero is a good pitching prospect, but let's see him a little further away from the TJ before we go nuts. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-11-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)What's your opinion of Fernando Romero?
(Sean99 from Chicago)
I haven't seen him, but James Fisher really, really liked him. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Rank the following prospects: Mitch Keller, Fernando Romero, Mike Soroko, Joey Wentz. Thanks!
(Jeb from Johnson City)
I'm a huge fan of Mitch Keller. I'd go Keller, Soroka, Wentz, Romero -- with a gap between Wentz and Romero. (J.P. Breen)
2016-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)I think he's been promoted, but can you tell us what you've seen/heard about Fernando Romero?
(Minny fan from Minny)
He has in fact been promoted but I managed to catch one of his starts in Beloit prior to the promotion. Here's my report on him http://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/eyewitness_pit.php?reportid=389 but I really like the arm. You're looking at a no doubt 70 fastball with a slider that is at least a 60. The key for him will be throwing enough strikes to stay a starter and if the changeup comes along. Lots to like with the profile. I'm in on him. (James Fisher)


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