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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
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Birth Date4-6-1993
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 9 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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP

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-
2014 DYT A MID 11 5 33.7 2 1 0 28 11 23 4 92 7.5 2.9 1.1 6.1 0% .247 1.16 4.72 3.74 117 4.37 92.4
2015 DAY A+ FSL 24 5 38.0 3 2 2 34 50 31 0 92 8.1 11.8 0.0 7.3 0% .327 2.21 5.79 6.63 168 9.26 203.1
2016 DAY A+ FSL 25 0 20.0 0 1 1 20 31 20 1 9.0 14.0 0.5 9.0 53% .333 2.55 6.85 6.75 151 8.64 190.7
2018 DAY A+ FSL 26 0 34.7 1 4 2 37 27 27 4 9.6 7.0 1.0 7.0 51% .314 1.85 5.84 6.23 131 6.45 136.4
2018 PEN AA SOU 12 0 18.0 2 0 0 16 7 12 1 8.0 3.5 0.5 6.0 42% .268 1.28 4.25 3.00 109 4.50 95.2
2019 CHT AA SOU 3 0 3.3 0 1 0 8 3 2 0 21.6 8.1 0.0 5.4 50% .500 3.30 4.79 10.80 118 9.80 201.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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 2.3 1.1 1.3 39 2 49.8 42 50 43 7 .257 1.85 5.98 6.32 -8.6 -0.9
80o 1.9 1 1 34 2 43.4 40 47 37 7 .273 2.02 6.61 6.98 -10.5 -1.1
70o 1.7 0.8 0.9 30 1 38.9 38 45 34 6 .286 2.15 7.09 7.48 -11.4 -1.2
60o 1.5 0.8 0.7 28 1 35.3 37 43 30 6 .296 2.26 7.52 7.92 -12.0 -1.3
50o 1.3 0.7 0.6 25 1 32.0 35 41 28 6 .306 2.37 7.93 8.35 -12.3 -1.3
40o 1.1 0.6 0.5 22 1 28.8 33 39 25 6 .317 2.49 8.35 8.79 -12.4 -1.3
30o 0.9 0.5 0.4 20 1 25.5 31 36 22 5 .328 2.62 8.82 9.28 -12.3 -1.3
20o 0.7 0.5 0.3 17 1 21.8 28 33 19 5 .341 2.78 9.39 9.88 -11.8 -1.3
10o 0.5 0.3 0.2 13 1 17.0 24 28 15 4 .360 3.03 10.23 10.75 -10.8 -1.2
Weighted Mean1.20.70.624131.23440276.3042.357.858.27-11.7-1.3

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-02-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have any particular love for any of the following minor league pitchers? Luis Ortiz, Spencer Adams, Nick Howard, Josh Hader, Keury Mella, Garrett Fulenchek I know they are in various stages of development, but do any one of the above stand out? Any that you feel may not have much of a chance of success?
(Gravybill from Behind You!)
Ortiz and Spencer are two of my favorite helium arms that I think can explode to top prospects in 2015. I saw Howard on the Cape and he didn't thrill me, but he's gotten a lot better since the last time I saw him and people I trust who saw him last Spring had very good things to say. So I think you have those top three ordered right. Don't have much on Hader, Mella or Fulenchek. (Al Skorupa)
2014-11-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)How many of your NL Central Top 25 do you expect to make it on the top 100 list when BP publishes it? Average would be around 16 or 17 assuming talent is evenly distributed, right?
(Mike from Texas)
I did say I'd throw a top 25 NL Central Prospects list out there during this chat. With the understanding this is a work in progress (Mellen and I are starting to dig in on the framework for the Top 101), this is my own personal ranking of the prospects covered in our NL Central rankings:

1. SS Addison Russell
2. 3B Kris Bryant
3. RHP Robert Stephenson
4. OF Jorge Soler
5. OF Albert Almora
6. OF Stephen Piscotty
7. LHP Marco Gonzales
8. RHP Tyler Glasnow
9. RHP Jameson Taillon
10. OF Jesse Winker
11. OF/1B Josh Bell
12. RHP Alex Reyes
13. C Kyle Schwarber
14. RHP Michael Lorenzen
15. SS Orlando Arcia
16. OF Tyrone Taylor
17. OF Billy McKinney
18. RHP Pierce Johnson
19. SS Gleyber Torres
20. RHP Jack Flaherty
21. OF Yorman Rodriguez
22. C Reese McGuire
23. RHP Nick Howard
24. RHP Devin Williams
25. LHP Rob Kaminsky

I think all of those guys will be in the discussion for the 101, and expect there to be some shuffling in order of course. Definitely more than the average of 16 or 17. (NL Central Top 10s With Nick Faleris)
2014-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Dayton team ran out Nick Travieso, Sal Romano, Amir Garrett and Nick Howard as starters for the last month of the season. Rank those guys as prospects.
(Mike from Dayton)
Howard, Garrett, Travieso, Romano. (Jordan Gorosh)


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