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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
45.7 5.39 1.52 45 2 2 1 -0.4
Birth Date12-24-1993
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age24 years, 6 months, 28 days
BatsR
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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
2018 CHN MLB 4 0 4.7 0 1 0 5 2 3 0 .257 103 9.6 3.9 0.0 5.8 31% .312 .262 1.50 3.13 3.86 111 5.28 118.7 -0.0
CareerMLB404.70105230.2571039.63.90.05.831%.312.2621.503.133.861115.28118.7-0.0

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-
2014 BOI A- 8 4 18.0 0 2 0 16 7 18 3 .277 116 8.0 3.5 1.5 9.0 64% .333 .292 1.28 5.15 7.00 98 4.20 85.4
2014 CUB Rk 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 .000 18.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .500 .000 2.50 3.51 13.50 101 5.17 100.0
2015 SBN A 13 7 40.0 2 4 1 40 19 30 2 .250 102 9.0 4.3 0.5 6.8 47% .314 .268 1.48 4.11 4.95 112 5.40 125.9
2015 CUB Rk 4 4 10.0 0 2 0 9 2 9 0 .256 97 8.1 1.8 0.0 8.1 52% .333 .232 1.10 2.60 3.60 93 4.08 86.6
2016 SBN A 22 0 26.7 3 1 6 30 8 35 0 .260 10.1 2.7 0.0 11.8 47% .400 .263 1.43 1.97 3.71 83 2.87 69.1
2016 MYR A+ 8 0 9.3 1 0 1 12 2 8 0 .250 11.6 1.9 0.0 7.7 44% .375 .280 1.50 2.47 1.93 97 4.85 103.3
2017 MYR A+ 27 0 39.0 3 0 6 32 16 41 1 .259 7.4 3.7 0.2 9.5 37% .313 .230 1.23 2.92 2.31 96 4.25 95.9
2017 TEN AA 14 0 18.7 1 3 1 22 9 19 1 .266 10.6 4.3 0.5 9.2 46% .362 .301 1.66 3.22 5.30 98 4.26 104.4
2018 CHN MLB 4 0 4.7 0 1 0 5 2 3 0 .257 103 9.6 3.9 0.0 5.8 31% .312 .262 1.50 3.13 3.86 111 5.28 118.7
2018 TEN AA 25 0 32.7 1 2 2 25 12 36 2 .268 6.9 3.3 0.6 9.9 40% .277 .233 1.13 3.32 2.48 92 3.06 64.8
2018 IOW AAA 4 0 5.3 0 0 0 3 0 8 0 .281 5.1 0.0 0.0 13.5 27% .273 .149 0.56 1.33 0.00 96 3.54 73.9

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
2018 89 0.5281 0.4719 0.8095 0.8085 0.0952 0.8158 0.7500 0.1905
Career890.52810.47190.80950.80850.09520.81580.750.1905

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 CHC $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/8/18.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (7-199) (Saint Louis). $0.175M signing bonus ($0.2019M slot).

2018 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 3.3 1.9 1.4 38 5 63.6 56 24 61 11 .265 1.25 4.22 4.39 4.5 0.5
80o 2.8 1.7 1.2 33 5 56.5 54 23 54 11 .282 1.37 4.70 4.9 1.1 0.1
70o 2.5 1.6 1 30 4 51.6 52 22 49 10 .294 1.45 5.06 5.29 -1.0 -0.1
60o 2.3 1.5 0.9 28 4 47.5 51 22 45 10 .304 1.52 5.38 5.62 -2.5 -0.3
50o 2 1.4 0.8 26 4 43.8 49 21 42 10 .314 1.59 5.68 5.94 -3.7 -0.4
40o 1.8 1.3 0.7 24 3 40.2 47 20 38 9 .324 1.67 5.98 6.27 -4.7 -0.5
30o 1.6 1.2 0.6 21 3 36.4 45 19 35 9 .334 1.75 6.32 6.62 -5.5 -0.6
20o 1.4 1.1 0.5 19 3 32.1 42 18 31 8 .347 1.85 6.73 7.05 -6.2 -0.7
10o 1.1 1 0.4 16 2 26.5 37 16 25 7 .364 2.00 7.31 7.67 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean21.40.825442.94720419.3121.575.625.88-3.3-0.4

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2018 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201925322485868835871741.3271.435.225.769.23.79.11.8-0.4
202026322465828634821741.3311.465.385.949.43.79.01.9-0.5
202127322465828432811641.3261.425.225.769.33.58.91.8-0.4
202228322454808131791641.3261.415.215.759.23.58.91.8-0.3
202329322465828532811641.3261.425.245.799.33.58.91.7-0.4
202430321424757628751541.3231.395.125.659.13.49.01.8-0.3
202531221394697227671441.3281.445.285.839.43.58.81.8-0.3
202632221394707227681441.3251.415.235.779.33.58.71.8-0.3
202733221374676825651341.3251.405.235.779.23.48.81.8-0.3

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11 94 Alex Maestri 2009 0.00 DNP
12 94 Cole Johnson 2013 0.00 DNP
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14 94 Joseph Mantiply 2015 0.00 DNP
15 94 Edwin Carl 2013 0.00 DNP
16 94 Dennis O'Grady 2013 0.00 DNP
17 94 David Peterson 2014 0.00 DNP
18 94 Gabriel Arias 2014 0.00 DNP
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20 94 David Perez 2017 0.00 DNP
21 94 Wes Helsabeck 2017 0.00 DNP
22 93 Kevin Comer 2017 0.00 DNP
23 93 Kevin Herget 2015 0.00 DNP
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26 93 Brian Pearl 2012 0.00 DNP
27 93 Robert Hinton 2009 0.00 DNP
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29 93 Ronald Uviedo 2011 0.00 DNP
30 93 Nick Vincent 2011 0.00 DNP
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40 93 Pedro Vidal 2012 0.00 DNP
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44 92 Aaron Dott 2012 0.00 DNP
45 92 Jade Todd 2014 0.00 DNP
46 92 Brandon Alger 2016 0.00 DNP
47 92 Joseph Van Meter 2013 0.00 DNP
48 92 Chipper Smith 2014 0.00 DNP
49 92 Doug Salinas 2013 0.00 DNP
50 92 Brandon Taylor 2010 0.00 DNP
51 92 Neal Frontz 2008 0.00 DNP
52 92 Chad Reineke 2006 0.00 DNP
53 92 Michael Ojala 2012 0.00 DNP
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56 92 Andy Otero 2016 0.00 DNP
57 92 Trey Barham 2010 0.00 DNP
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72 92 David Colvin 2013 0.00 DNP
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74 91 Lee Tabor 2009 0.00 DNP
75 91 Ulises Joaquin 2016 0.00 DNP
76 91 Thomas Lee 2014 0.00 DNP
77 91 Joel Bender 2016 0.00 DNP
78 91 Ryan Thompson 2016 0.00 DNP
79 91 Tyler Cravy 2014 0.00 DNP
80 91 Randy LeBlanc 2016 0.00 DNP
81 91 Robert Shore 2013 0.00 DNP
82 91 Miguel Socolovich 2011 0.00 DNP
83 91 Tim Mayza 2016 0.00 DNP
84 91 Darin Gillies 2017 0.00 DNP
85 91 Bryan Verbitsky 2016 0.00 DNP
86 91 Jose Rada 2012 0.00 DNP
87 91 Craig Muschko 2010 0.00 DNP
88 91 Taylor Thompson 2011 0.00 DNP
89 91 Jason Hoppe 2016 0.00 DNP
90 91 Ramon Delgado 2011 0.00 DNP
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92 91 Brian Garman 2013 0.00 DNP
93 91 Miguel Mejia 2012 0.00 DNP
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95 91 Casey Lambert 2010 0.00 DNP
96 91 Neil Wagner 2008 0.00 DNP
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