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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1994
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
2015
0.32016
-0.22017
-0.12018
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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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 ATL MLB 5 5 24.7 1 2 0 20 12 25 4 .271 92 7.3 4.4 1.5 9.1 44% .242 .295 1.30 5.08 6.57 102 4.19 92.8 0.3
2017 SEA MLB 2 1 7.3 0 1 0 7 2 2 1 .255 109 8.6 2.5 1.2 2.5 40% .250 .265 1.23 5.99 6.14 134 7.89 168.0 -0.2
2018 SEA MLB 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .286 91 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 46% .077 .100 0.50 3.94 0.00 129 6.80 151.9 -0.1
CareerMLB8636.01302815275.269957.03.81.26.844%.223.2711.195.145.751115.24114.70.0

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 KNG Rk 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .262 109 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 33% .333 .257 1.00 1.69 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 KNG Rk 12 12 72.3 3 2 0 50 17 76 1 .258 106 6.2 2.1 0.1 9.5 64% .253 .207 0.93 2.49 1.87 0 0.00 0.0
2014 SAV A 11 10 62.7 9 1 0 44 19 53 2 .253 99 6.3 2.7 0.3 7.6 58% .239 .208 1.01 3.45 2.01 84 2.81 60.6
2014 MTS Rk 3 2 7.0 0 1 0 4 2 10 0 .000 5.1 2.6 0.0 12.9 0% .267 .000 0.86 1.48 1.29 0 0.00 0.0
2015 CAR A+ 3 3 13.7 1 2 0 11 4 7 2 .258 92 7.2 2.6 1.3 4.6 60% .225 .250 1.10 5.00 3.29 104 5.24 122.0
2015 SLU A+ 15 14 83.0 4 5 0 72 34 61 4 .255 102 7.8 3.7 0.4 6.6 51% .273 .256 1.28 3.84 3.36 115 3.62 81.0
2016 ATL MLB 5 5 24.7 1 2 0 20 12 25 4 .271 92 7.3 4.4 1.5 9.1 44% .242 .295 1.30 5.08 6.57 102 4.19 92.8
2016 MIS AA 18 18 101.3 7 5 0 87 37 94 4 .260 90 7.7 3.3 0.4 8.3 55% .292 .239 1.22 3.18 2.49 0 0.00 0.0
2016 GWN AAA 3 3 18.7 0 1 0 12 7 18 0 .244 101 5.8 3.4 0.0 8.7 45% .255 .188 1.02 2.52 1.93 0 0.00 0.0
2017 SEA MLB 2 1 7.3 0 1 0 7 2 2 1 .255 109 8.6 2.5 1.2 2.5 40% .250 .265 1.23 5.99 6.14 134 7.89 168.0
2017 TAC AAA 10 10 53.3 0 7 0 61 20 43 9 .269 96 10.3 3.4 1.5 7.3 41% .317 .298 1.52 5.59 6.58 0 0.00 0.0
2018 SEA MLB 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .286 91 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 46% .077 .100 0.50 3.94 0.00 129 6.80 151.9
2018 EVE A- 2 2 4.7 0 1 0 9 0 5 3 .278 116 17.4 0.0 5.8 9.6 47% .375 .410 1.93 9.76 9.64 97 17.00 358.5
2018 ARK AA 2 2 6.0 0 2 0 10 3 8 1 .250 99 15.0 4.5 1.5 12.0 52% .450 .355 2.17 4.44 7.50 100 3.75 76.0
2018 TAC AAA 20 20 99.3 7 7 0 119 37 92 5 .267 102 10.8 3.4 0.5 8.3 48% .360 .280 1.57 4.02 5.16 98 4.19 90.1

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
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.
  • 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.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .189 .279 .486 .279
11 vs R (Multi) .236 .354 .436 .306
18 Split (Multi) -.047 -.075 .050 -.027
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .189 .279 .486 .279
31 vs R (2016) .236 .354 .436 .306
38 Split (2016) -.047 -.075 .050 -.027
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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BP Chats

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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