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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1994
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 7 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
0.52016
-0.22017
-0.12018
0.62019
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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
2016 ATL MLB 5 5 24.7 1 2 0 20 12 25 4 91 7.3 4.4 1.5 9.1 44% .242 1.30 5.08 6.57 98 3.56 78.8 0.5
2017 SEA MLB 2 1 7.3 0 1 0 7 2 2 1 106 8.6 2.5 1.2 2.5 40% .250 1.23 6.00 6.14 130 7.59 161.5 -0.2
2018 SEA MLB 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 91 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 46% .077 0.50 3.94 0.00 130 6.80 151.9 -0.1
CareerMLB8636.01302815275947.03.81.36.844%.2231.195.145.751074.74103.80.2

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 KNG Rk APP 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .333 1.00 1.69 0.00 91 3.36 70.0
2013 KNG Rk APP 12 12 72.3 3 2 0 50 17 76 1 106 6.2 2.1 0.1 9.5 0% .251 0.93 2.49 1.87 79 2.19 47.6
2014 SAV A SAL 11 10 62.7 9 1 0 44 19 53 2 99 6.3 2.7 0.3 7.6 0% .239 1.01 3.45 2.01 99 2.89 61.1
2014 MTS Rk GCL 3 2 7.0 0 1 0 4 2 10 0 5.1 2.6 0.0 12.9 0% .267 0.86 1.48 1.29 0 0.00 0.0
2015 CAR A+ CAR 3 3 13.7 1 2 0 11 4 7 2 92 7.2 2.6 1.3 4.6 0% .225 1.10 5.00 3.29 123 5.00 109.6
2015 SLU A+ FSL 15 14 83.0 4 5 0 72 34 61 4 99 7.8 3.7 0.4 6.6 0% .273 1.28 3.84 3.36 110 4.32 94.7
2016 ATL MLB NL 5 5 24.7 1 2 0 20 12 25 4 91 7.3 4.4 1.5 9.1 44% .242 1.30 5.08 6.57 98 3.56 78.8
2016 MIS AA SOU 18 18 101.3 7 5 0 87 37 94 4 91 7.7 3.3 0.4 8.3 55% .292 1.22 3.18 2.49 92 3.62 79.8
2016 GWN AAA INT 3 3 18.7 0 1 0 12 7 18 0 104 5.8 3.4 0.0 8.7 45% .255 1.02 2.52 1.93 88 2.88 63.6
2017 SEA MLB AL 2 1 7.3 0 1 0 7 2 2 1 106 8.6 2.5 1.2 2.5 40% .250 1.23 6.00 6.14 130 7.59 161.5
2017 TAC AAA PCL 10 10 53.3 0 7 0 61 20 43 9 95 10.3 3.4 1.5 7.3 41% .317 1.52 5.59 6.58 109 5.75 122.4
2018 SEA MLB AL 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 91 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 46% .077 0.50 3.94 0.00 130 6.80 151.9
2018 EVE A- NWL 2 2 4.7 0 1 0 9 0 5 3 117 17.4 0.0 5.8 9.6 47% .375 1.93 9.76 9.64 106 7.64 161.6
2018 ARK AA TEX 2 2 6.0 0 2 0 10 3 8 1 99 15.0 4.5 1.5 12.0 52% .450 2.17 4.44 7.50 96 6.84 144.7
2018 TAC AAA PCL 20 20 99.3 7 7 0 119 37 92 5 102 10.8 3.4 0.5 8.3 48% .360 1.57 4.02 5.16 95 5.85 123.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2016 449 0.4388 0.4053 0.7418 0.5584 0.2857 0.8545 0.5694 0.2582
2017 112 0.5089 0.4375 0.8980 0.6491 0.2182 0.9730 0.6667 0.1020
2018 47 0.4255 0.4468 0.8571 0.6500 0.2963 0.9231 0.7500 0.1429
Career6080.45070.41440.77950.58220.27410.88160.60130.2205

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
2014-05-02 2014-07-21 Minors 80 0 - Hand Infection - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 SEA $
2017 SEA $537,500
2016 ATL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$537,500
1 yrTotal$537,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 95 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Seattle 3/18. DFA by Seattle 9/1/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/18. Retired 2/19.
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017). Re-signed by Seattle 2/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Atlanta 8/3/16. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 11/28/16.
  • Acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Mets 7/24/15.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2012 (12-380) (Haines City, HS, Fla.). $0.1M signing bonus.

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 7.5 6.2 0 22 22 115.5 91 37 102 12 .250 1.11 3.43 3.8 18.2 2.0
80o 6.9 6.3 0 21 21 108.9 92 37 96 13 .263 1.18 3.78 4.2 12.5 1.4
70o 6.4 6.3 0 20 20 104.3 92 38 92 13 .272 1.24 4.05 4.49 8.8 1.0
60o 6 6.3 0 19 19 100.5 92 38 89 13 .279 1.29 4.27 4.74 5.8 0.6
50o 5.7 6.2 0 19 19 96.9 92 38 86 13 .287 1.34 4.49 4.98 3.1 0.3
40o 5.3 6.2 0 18 18 93.4 92 38 83 13 .294 1.39 4.70 5.22 0.6 0.1
30o 5 6.2 0 17 17 89.7 92 38 79 13 .302 1.44 4.94 5.48 -1.9 -0.2
20o 4.6 6.2 0 16 16 85.5 91 37 76 12 .311 1.51 5.22 5.79 -4.6 -0.5
10o 4.1 6.1 0 15 15 79.8 91 37 71 12 .323 1.60 5.61 6.23 -8.0 -0.9
Weighted Mean5.76.20191996.691378512.2851.334.464.953.40.4

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Anything on Chris Flexen and Robert Whalen? Do they bring the heat like Harvey/Wheeler/Syndergaard?
(Sean from NY)
They may be ok, but can we really get to talk about how good Harvey/Syndergaard/Wheeler trio is going to be? (Zach Mortimer)


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