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Birth Date1-17-1995
Height6' 3"
Weight272 lbs
Age24 years, 1 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
2016
-0.02017
1.42018
0.72019
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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
2017 DET MLB 24 0 19.0 0 2 0 31 9 17 4 115 14.7 4.3 1.9 8.1 37% .403 2.11 5.81 12.32 107 5.25 111.7 0.0
2018 DET MLB 68 0 62.7 5 4 3 53 22 78 5 102 7.6 3.2 0.7 11.2 36% .304 1.20 2.94 4.31 87 3.05 68.0 1.4
CareerMLB92081.756384319591059.33.41.010.536%.3331.413.616.17923.5678.21.3

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 TGR Rk 8 0 18.0 3 0 1 9 6 24 0 105 4.5 3.0 0.0 12.0 42% .237 0.83 1.79 0.50 0 0.00 0.0
2014 ONE A- 23 0 26.7 3 2 4 22 6 41 1 100 7.4 2.0 0.3 13.8 44% .350 1.05 1.75 2.70 72 1.97 40.5
2015 WMI A 40 0 43.0 5 1 17 23 11 61 2 101 4.8 2.3 0.4 12.8 34% .239 0.79 1.92 1.47 71 2.02 44.4
2015 CAR Wnt 15 0 14.3 0 2 5 10 1 19 0 6.3 0.6 0.0 11.9 0% .294 0.77 0.41 2.51 0 0.00 0.0
2016 LAK A+ 17 0 17.3 0 0 10 5 5 28 0 2.6 2.6 0.0 14.5 36% .179 0.58 1.23 0.00 68 2.11 47.7
2016 ERI AA 21 0 20.7 3 2 12 12 8 34 0 5.2 3.5 0.0 14.8 24% .316 0.97 1.22 2.18 57 1.86 41.3
2016 TOL AAA 17 0 15.7 0 1 8 9 4 16 1 5.2 2.3 0.6 9.2 38% .205 0.83 2.72 2.30 76 2.53 55.8
2017 DET MLB 24 0 19.0 0 2 0 31 9 17 4 115 14.7 4.3 1.9 8.1 37% .403 2.11 5.81 12.32 107 5.25 111.7
2017 LAK A+ 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 89 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .250 1.00 1.30 0.00 79 2.40 50.8
2017 TOL AAA 26 0 25.0 1 1 4 19 12 36 1 6.8 4.3 0.4 13.0 43% .340 1.24 2.41 1.44 68 2.37 50.4
2018 DET MLB 68 0 62.7 5 4 3 53 22 78 5 102 7.6 3.2 0.7 11.2 36% .304 1.20 2.94 4.31 87 3.05 68.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2017 407 0.5209 0.4865 0.7374 0.6887 0.2667 0.7945 0.5769 0.2626
2018 1149 0.4900 0.4813 0.6944 0.6892 0.2816 0.7577 0.5455 0.3056
Career15560.49810.48270.70560.68910.27770.76730.55370.2944

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
2018 DET $547,200
2017 DET $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$547,200
1 yrTotal$547,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 77 d1 year/$0.5472M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5472M (2018). Re-signed by Detroit 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Detroit 4/10/17.
  • Signed by Detroit 6/24/13 as a non-drafted free agent from Puerto Rico (P.R. Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.).

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 2.9 2.8 12 59 0 81.8 58 28 94 8 .253 1.05 2.66 2.89 14.1 1.5
80o 2.9 2.9 12 59 0 74.8 57 28 86 8 .269 1.14 3.04 3.32 11.3 1.2
70o 2.8 3 12 59 0 69.9 57 27 81 8 .281 1.21 3.32 3.64 9.2 1.0
60o 2.8 3 12 59 0 65.8 56 27 76 8 .290 1.27 3.56 3.91 7.4 0.8
50o 2.7 3.1 12 59 0 62.1 55 27 72 8 .300 1.32 3.80 4.17 5.7 0.6
40o 2.7 3.1 12 59 0 58.4 55 26 67 8 .309 1.38 4.04 4.44 3.9 0.4
30o 2.6 3.2 12 59 0 54.6 53 26 63 7 .319 1.45 4.30 4.73 2.0 0.2
20o 2.6 3.3 12 59 0 50.3 52 25 58 7 .330 1.53 4.61 5.08 -0.3 0.0
10o 2.5 3.4 12 59 0 44.4 49 24 51 7 .346 1.64 5.05 5.57 -3.5 -0.4
Weighted Mean2.73.11259061.55426718.2971.313.764.136.00.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-06-20 16:00:00 (link to chat)I know he's not in the Florida State League anymore, but I'm curious about Joe Jimenez. He's dominated everywhere, and with the Tigers needs for a strong bullpen arm, can you see him coming up soon? I honestly know very little about him, and am hoping you've seen him and can let us know what you see. Thanks for the chat!
(Scott from CT)
I have seen him! You can check out my eyewitness report on Joe Jimenez right now!

Long story short the stuff is LOUD. Potential 80 Fastball, 65/70 Slider at times, 55 control.

He could be in the major league bullpen if necessary. If they are competing for a playoff spot and he keeps pitching well in AA, then I imagine he will be in the majors soon. (Steve Givarz)
2016-06-13 23:00:00 (link to chat)When does Joe Jimenez come up; do you foresee him having the stuff to continue to be productive?
(Gary from Indiana)
Could easily be a stretch run guy, what he's done this year is supported by steady stuff in line with his pre-season grades (80 FB/60 SL). (Wilson Karaman)
2016-06-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much longer does Joe Jimenez have to go before people start talking about the fact that he still hasn't given up a run in 2016?
(Ryan from Abingdon, MD)
If it's still that way in July, it should be a big story, even as a reliever. He's a lot of fun. (Christopher Crawford)
2016-06-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Joe Jimenez be the Tigers closer next year ? He's been amazing this year.
(Ting from Detroit)
Maybe not the traditional closer, but a high-leverage reliever, for sure. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Mark, Give me one name in the Tigers organization who will be in A ball or lower next year that's a sleeper, and why. Thanks.
(Marlin Scurti from Clinton Township, MI)
Ben Verlander will get talked about because of his name and bloodlines, but he should be talked about because of his skills. He has a chance to bust out a bit if he can take to playing everyday.

A couple of other names worth nothing include Harold Castro, Javier Betancourt, Steven Fuentes and a big one is Joe Jimenez. (Mark Anderson)


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