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Matt Boyd PTigers

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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-2-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight234 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-1.72015
-0.72016
-1.32017
0.22018
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
2015 DET 0 11 10 50.7 1 4 0 56 19 36 12 103 9.9 3.4 2.1 6.4 32% .297 1.48 5.94 6.57 140 7.85 183.5 -1.7
2015 TOR 0 2 2 6.7 0 2 0 15 1 7 5 102 20.3 1.4 6.8 9.5 43% .435 2.40 11.20 14.85 124 4.81 112.3 0.0
2016 DET MLB 20 18 97.3 6 5 0 97 29 82 17 107 9.0 2.7 1.6 7.6 39% .286 1.29 4.70 4.53 118 5.94 131.4 -0.7
2017 DET MLB 26 25 135.0 6 11 0 157 53 110 18 111 10.5 3.5 1.2 7.3 40% .330 1.56 4.48 5.27 116 6.46 137.4 -1.3
2018 DET MLB 31 31 170.3 9 13 0 146 51 159 27 102 7.7 2.7 1.4 8.4 31% .258 1.16 4.48 4.39 116 5.22 116.6 0.2
2015 TOT MLB 13 12 57.3 1 6 0 71 20 43 17 103 11.1 3.1 2.7 6.8 34% .316 1.59 6.55 7.53 138 7.50 175.2 -1.7
CareerMLB9086460.022350471153394791069.23.01.57.736%.2941.364.785.071196.02133.2-3.5

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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2013 LNS A 5 3 14.0 0 1 0 7 1 12 0 100 4.5 0.6 0.0 7.7 37% .184 0.57 1.83 0.64 0 0.00 0.0
2013 DUN A+ 3 2 10.0 0 2 0 7 3 11 2 101 6.3 2.7 1.8 9.9 39% .238 1.00 4.54 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
2014 DUN A+ 16 16 90.7 5 3 0 65 20 103 4 109 6.5 2.0 0.4 10.2 42% .270 0.94 2.48 1.39 90 2.75 59.9
2014 NHP AA 10 10 42.7 1 4 0 55 13 44 5 102 11.6 2.7 1.1 9.3 31% .379 1.59 3.93 6.96 115 4.92 104.1
2015 DET MLB 11 10 50.7 1 4 0 56 19 36 12 103 9.9 3.4 2.1 6.4 32% .297 1.48 5.94 6.57 140 7.85 183.5
2015 TOR MLB 2 2 6.7 0 2 0 15 1 7 5 102 20.3 1.4 6.8 9.5 43% .435 2.40 11.20 14.85 124 4.81 112.3
2015 NHP AA 12 12 73.7 6 1 0 39 18 70 3 106 4.8 2.2 0.4 8.6 24% .199 0.77 2.67 1.10 94 2.91 63.9
2015 BUF AAA 6 6 39.0 3 1 0 32 6 37 5 91 7.4 1.4 1.2 8.5 41% .260 0.97 3.46 2.77 92 3.34 68.8
2015 TOL AAA 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 98 0.0 13.5 0.0 4.5 40% .000 1.50 6.65 0.00 72 2.33 48.1
2016 DET MLB 20 18 97.3 6 5 0 97 29 82 17 107 9.0 2.7 1.6 7.6 39% .286 1.29 4.70 4.53 118 5.94 131.4
2016 TOL AAA 11 11 64.0 2 5 0 53 18 57 5 99 7.5 2.5 0.7 8.0 42% .271 1.11 3.34 2.25 94 3.34 73.7
2017 DET MLB 26 25 135.0 6 11 0 157 53 110 18 111 10.5 3.5 1.2 7.3 40% .330 1.56 4.48 5.27 116 6.46 137.4
2017 TOL AAA 8 8 51.0 3 3 0 35 13 53 7 98 6.2 2.3 1.2 9.4 39% .224 0.94 3.86 2.82 91 3.53 75.0
2018 DET MLB 31 31 170.3 9 13 0 146 51 159 27 102 7.7 2.7 1.4 8.4 31% .258 1.16 4.48 4.39 116 5.22 116.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2015 1003 0.5085 0.4427 0.7905 0.6333 0.2454 0.8545 0.6198 0.2095
2016 1683 0.5258 0.5003 0.7957 0.6746 0.3070 0.8409 0.6857 0.2043
2017 2347 0.5066 0.4764 0.7710 0.6367 0.3117 0.8217 0.6648 0.2290
2018 2856 0.4912 0.4601 0.7626 0.6379 0.2884 0.8413 0.5943 0.2374
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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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 DET $2,600,000
2018 DET $562,000
2017 DET $544,200
2016 DET $
2015 TOR $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,106,200
2018Current$2,600,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$3,706,200
3 yrTotal$3,706,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 136 d1 year/$2.6M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2019). Re-signed by Detroit 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.562M (2018). Re-signed by Detroit 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Detroit 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Toronto 6/27/15. Acquired by Detroit in trade from Toronto 7/30/15 (Price deal).
  • Drafted by Toronto 2013 (6-175) (Oregon State). $75,000 signing bonus ($0.2501M 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 8.6 10.2 0 28 28 177.2 152 50 157 26 .257 1.14 3.73 4.04 23.9 2.6
80o 8.3 10.8 0 28 28 171.0 154 51 152 27 .267 1.20 4.07 4.41 17.7 1.9
70o 8 11.2 0 28 28 166.7 156 51 148 27 .274 1.24 4.30 4.68 13.1 1.4
60o 7.9 11.6 0 28 28 163.0 157 52 145 27 .281 1.28 4.51 4.91 9.2 1.0
50o 7.7 11.9 0 28 28 159.6 158 52 142 27 .286 1.32 4.71 5.13 5.5 0.6
40o 7.5 12.3 0 28 28 156.2 159 53 139 28 .292 1.36 4.91 5.35 1.8 0.2
30o 7.3 12.7 0 28 28 152.7 161 53 135 28 .298 1.40 5.13 5.59 -2.3 -0.2
20o 7 13.1 0 28 28 148.5 162 53 132 28 .305 1.45 5.37 5.87 -7.0 -0.8
10o 6.6 13.8 0 28 28 142.9 163 54 127 28 .315 1.52 5.73 6.26 -13.6 -1.5
Weighted Mean7.711.902828159.61585214227.2851.314.695.115.80.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who will be more reliable the rest of the season, Matt Boyd, Ivan Nova, or Bud Norris?
(Alex from Austin)
Reliability? I'd go with Nova, then Boyd, then Norris. I'd probably avoid Norris entirely. (Scooter Hotz)
2015-11-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)I gather from the tigers Top 10 - you would not be optimistic about Matt Boyd's ability to stick in an MLB rotation? (If not, bullpen?)
(Will from MI)
Boyd was not eligible for the top 10, he would have gone somewhere in the middle if so. I think he can be a No 4 or 5 starter, or a very competent reliever. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-08-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Greg, Who do you see as potential breakout starting pitchers in the AL for next season?
(Chris from Dallas)
Still riding with Gausman, the Rays will probably slow-play Blake Snell because that's what they do but I saw him the other day and he was sensational. He's pretty close, with three plus pitches. For deeper leagues, I'm interested to see what Matt Boyd does in Detroit. (Greg Wellemeyer)
2015-03-12 15:00:00 (link to chat)Best comment in the annual?
(Mo Betta from Hoodhaven)
I actually haven't read much of the book yet because of school. The Moises Sierra one is an all-timer. Adam Sobsey (who I shared the Jays chapter with, quite intimidating writing next to him) wrote Matt Boyd with the perfect changeup metaphor. Of the ones I wrote (not that you asked): Jonathan Gray, LaTroy Hawkins. (Andrew Koo)


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