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Birth Date2-14-1993
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 5 months, 2 days
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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
2017 PHI MLB 26 26 133.0 8 10 0 144 57 140 25 .265 94 9.7 3.9 1.7 9.5 45% .332 .293 1.51 4.88 6.02 101 4.41 93.9 1.7
2018 PHI MLB 20 19 96.3 6 7 0 97 30 113 14 .258 97 9.1 2.8 1.3 10.6 48% .331 .276 1.32 3.72 4.58 86 3.11 70.3 2.4
CareerMLB4645229.3141702418725339.262959.53.41.59.946%.332.2861.434.395.42953.9886.43.8

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-
2013 AUB A- 5 5 21.3 0 1 0 19 11 17 1 .256 107 8.0 4.6 0.4 7.2 39% .271 .275 1.41 3.79 3.38 117 5.63 140.8
2013 NAT Rk 4 3 12.7 1 0 0 11 2 8 0 .249 106 7.8 1.4 0.0 5.7 58% .289 .222 1.03 2.66 2.13 93 3.30 74.4
2014 HAG A 26 25 132.3 13 8 0 142 39 98 15 .258 105 9.7 2.7 1.0 6.7 44% .309 .275 1.37 4.59 4.22 106 5.12 108.3
2015 POT A+ 15 14 86.3 7 4 0 70 29 72 4 .258 98 7.3 3.0 0.4 7.5 47% .274 .243 1.15 3.26 2.29 99 4.59 111.2
2015 HAR AA 3 3 15.0 0 2 0 19 9 6 4 .263 93 11.4 5.4 2.4 3.6 35% .294 .356 1.87 7.73 7.20 132 7.49 179.4
2015 REA AA 7 7 28.3 2 2 0 32 19 25 4 .254 109 10.2 6.0 1.3 7.9 41% .341 .307 1.80 5.67 7.31 134 7.79 186.6
2016 REA AA 22 22 124.0 11 6 0 108 41 111 10 .253 116 7.8 3.0 0.7 8.1 45% .283 .236 1.20 3.75 3.41 95 3.79 84.8
2016 LEH AAA 5 5 24.7 1 2 0 20 10 27 2 .243 97 7.3 3.6 0.7 9.9 48% .300 .240 1.22 3.49 2.55 88 3.47 85.8
2017 PHI MLB 26 26 133.0 8 10 0 144 57 140 25 .265 94 9.7 3.9 1.7 9.5 45% .332 .293 1.51 4.88 6.02 101 4.41 93.9
2017 LEH AAA 5 5 32.0 5 0 0 25 2 37 1 .249 102 7.0 0.6 0.3 10.4 40% .293 .187 0.84 1.70 1.41 72 1.71 39.0
2018 PHI MLB 20 19 96.3 6 7 0 97 30 113 14 .258 97 9.1 2.8 1.3 10.6 48% .331 .276 1.32 3.72 4.58 86 3.11 70.3

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
2017 2428 0.5194 0.4539 0.7768 0.6217 0.2725 0.8418 0.6164 0.2232
2018 1695 0.5074 0.4749 0.7230 0.6372 0.3078 0.7865 0.5875 0.2770
Career41230.51450.46250.75470.62810.2870.81910.60450.2453

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
2014-05-21 2014-06-03 Minors 13 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PHI $551,000
2017 PHI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2018Current$551,000
1 yrTotal$551,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 129 d1 year/$0.551M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.551M (2018). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Philadelphia 11/18/16. Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17.
  • Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Washington 7/28/15.
  • Drafted by Washington 2013 (4-136) (New Mexico JC). $0.3643M signing bonus (slot amount).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-04-27 12:00:00 (link to chat)Good to have a guy with Mets prospect insight. What are you hearing about the emergence of Peter Alonso and any chance they may give him a look later this year?
(Shane from Miami)
Peter Alonso questions have replaced Nick Pivetta questions in the queue this week. I'll get Bingo in a couple weeks and have more concrete thoughts, but I do have a few reports from this year already. To take the second part first, I think it's more likely they give Bruce a first base mitt or Flores the bulk of the playing time before going to Alonso, unless it's late and they are out of it. They'd also probably have to jump him over Vegas, which whatever, but it'd be a pretty significant jump for a player that still has his struggles against soft stuff. It's a rough profile as a R/R 1B that is below-average defensively, but the offensive tools are loud enough he could be like a 55 regular. Something like righty Lucas Duda is a common comp I here. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-27 12:00:00 (link to chat)Is Nick Pivetta for real?
(Rip Van Weedkle from Hoboville)
Not to say we don't have any Nick Pivetta questions, mind you. I think the consensus between me and 2018 Nick Pivetta BP Annual comment author Jarrett Seidler, is that it's unlikely he maintains the low HR and BB rates, and it's tough living as a two-pitch righty starter long term. Raw stuff has improved though. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-20 12:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Nick Pivetta?
(Leonard Cohen from Hell)
See above. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-20 12:00:00 (link to chat)Any thoughts on the following guys who've got off to rough starts in the minors this year: Bauers, Bobby Bradley, Neuse, Isan Diaz, Hiura? On the MLB side - do you believe in Pivetta's improved start to the season?
(Fessi's back from SWFC)
I think it's a bit too early to move guys around, up or down. It's literally two weeks of baseball. I won't even kill Rodgers this early, as I wrote about today, and I personally saw him look incredibly rough. I think it's especially true of hitters. Pitchers you can see the regression or jump in the stuff earlier, see Peter Lambert going from 89-92 to 92-94.

Also, I know I essentially host a Phillies podcast now, but man you guys have a lot of Nick Pivetta questions. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-20 12:00:00 (link to chat)Snell an ace?
(Kevin from With Jesse in the basement)
Eh, at least it isn't a Nick Pivetta question.

I would urge similar caution, but he always had TOR potential. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)What have you seen from Nick Pivetta that can be predictive about his outlook? Everyone seems to focus on his lack of command.
(dylanrox from Denver)
Well, to be fair his command was execrable in 2017, and it was an issue as a prospect as well. Now I like to talk about how you can't just predict command jumps for guys, but when it happens to that kind of prospect, the results can be spectacular. But I also need to see it for way longer than two starts. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-08-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)which of these pitchers do you feel will be a factor in a starting rotation for the long run. How would you rate them? Nick Pivetta, Phi¬†SP,Austin Pruitt, TB Brandon Woodruff,Mark Leiter Jr., Phi. thank you for all your time you put into these news letters, question and answers. OB1
(OB1 from Tampa)
I must confess that I just don't know Leiter very well. I would rank the other three: Pivetta, Woodruff, Pruitt. Wish the Rays would stop teaching guys such momentum-stopping timing mechanisms. Pruitt looks like a man feeling the water in the hot tub before climbing in on every pitch, and I think it hurts more than it helps. (Matthew Trueblood)
2015-04-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)CJ, great job on the reports lately, you and the BP team (besides Craig) have been crushing it. Few questions- 1) Are you going to make a cameo at the BP Milwaukee event? 2) Can you talk Nick Pivetta and Wilmer Difo? I think you saw them both in action this week. Thanks. #MortBlood
(NatsGM from THE NatsGM Studios)
I think this is a good question to open with. Craig will be out at games shortly and the Milwaukee event? I doubt it unless I can get a flight in. I will have reports in on Pivetta and Difo tonight so I think you will see that soon. Short version, Nick Pivetta: backend starter and Wilmer Difo: role 6 SS at peak. (CJ Wittmann)
2014-09-10 12:00:00 (link to chat)Are the Nationals one of the more underrated farm systems? Besides having the best pitcher in the minors, they seem to have a lot of toolsy, high-upside type of guys. And they have Reynaldo Lopez.
(Shawn from Cubicle)
I think they are, partially because I was able to watch Hagerstown all season.

3 impact arms in Gioltio, Lopez, Cole
Nick Pivetta and Jake Johansen have ability
Rafael Bautista, Wilmer Difo, Drew Ward

It's a nice group, and that was basically only Hagerstown. Pedro Severino is a solid defense-first C for Potomac, and they still have a few guys like Brian Goodwin, Matt Skole, etc that could potentially provide impact. (Tucker Blair)


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