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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
4.7 4.26 1.57 4 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date3-2-1993
Height6' 5"
Weight225 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 15 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
2019 BOS MLB 34 0 34.0 0 1 0 29 10 44 3 110 7.7 2.6 0.8 11.6 45% .325 1.15 2.74 3.18 86 3.93 80.2 0.5
CareerMLB34034.001029104431107.72.60.811.645%.3251.152.743.18863.9380.20.5

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 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 PHL Rk GCL 3 0 9.3 2 0 0 5 4 13 0 4.8 3.9 0.0 12.5 0% .263 0.96 1.98 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2015 KNC A MID 11 11 59.0 4 3 0 73 20 53 2 106 11.1 3.1 0.3 8.1 0% .390 1.58 3.10 3.20 94 5.78 126.8
2015 LWD A SAL 13 13 68.3 4 5 0 71 24 70 6 91 9.4 3.2 0.8 9.2 0% .332 1.39 3.67 4.61 95 4.82 105.8
2016 VIS A+ CAL 15 13 78.0 2 7 0 105 24 77 7 94 12.1 2.8 0.8 8.9 57% .414 1.65 3.97 5.65 92 6.86 151.5
2016 MOB AA SOU 11 11 54.7 3 4 0 63 18 46 4 100 10.4 3.0 0.7 7.6 58% .349 1.48 3.62 4.94 102 5.36 118.4
2016 SRR Wnt AFL 6 6 22.7 1 0 0 21 5 20 2 8.3 2.0 0.8 7.9 0% .288 1.15 4.21 3.57 0 0.00 0.0
2017 WTN AA SOU 33 14 97.0 4 7 1 115 46 91 7 105 10.7 4.3 0.6 8.4 50% .371 1.66 3.63 5.01 105 7.15 152.2
2017 DIA Rk AZL 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 0.00 2.22 0.00 94 3.52 74.8
2018 VIS A+ CAL 14 0 16.0 1 2 5 16 5 20 1 9.0 2.8 0.6 11.3 45% .366 1.31 3.00 2.81 86 4.36 92.3
2018 PME AA EAS 33 0 35.7 2 5 8 42 18 37 1 10.6 4.5 0.3 9.3 54% .376 1.68 3.54 3.79 90 6.09 128.8
2018 PAW AAA INT 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 75% .250 0.50 0.33 0.00 77 3.28 69.3
2018 MSS Wnt AFL 10 1 13.3 0 1 0 18 2 17 1 109 12.2 1.4 0.7 11.5 63% .353 1.50 2.86 6.08 0 0.00 0.0
2019 BOS MLB AL 34 0 34.0 0 1 0 29 10 44 3 110 7.7 2.6 0.8 11.6 45% .325 1.15 2.74 3.18 86 3.93 80.2
2019 PAW AAA INT 20 0 23.3 1 1 3 18 11 32 2 6.9 4.2 0.8 12.3 53% .314 1.24 3.53 2.70 78 2.93 59.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2019 596 0.4111 0.5067 0.6623 0.7469 0.3390 0.7760 0.4874 0.3377
Career5960.41110.50670.66230.74690.33900.77600.48740.3377

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 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Boston 11/20/18. Re-signed by Boston 3/19.
  • Acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 5/15/18.
  • Acquired by Arizona in trade from Philadelphia 7/5/15.
  • Signed by Philadelphia 8/12/14 as an amateur free agent (Georgia College & State). $50,000 signing bonus.

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 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 19.0 17 7 18 2 .290 1.28 3.15 3.43 0.8 0.1
80o 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 13.9 13 6 13 1 .305 1.37 3.52 3.83 0.6 0.1
70o 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 10.3 10 4 10 1 .316 1.45 3.80 4.13 0.4 0.0
60o 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 7.4 8 3 7 1 .325 1.51 4.03 4.38 0.3 0.0
50o 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 4.7 5 2 4 1 .334 1.57 4.26 4.62 0.2 0.0
40o 0.2 0.2 0 4 0 2.1 2 1 2 0 .343 1.64 4.48 4.87 0.1 0.0
Weighted Mean0.20.20403.94240.3321.564.234.590.20.0

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2019 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
20202710027028321527348.3351.664.734.9810.24.88.61.00.0
20212821038041432039548.3251.554.544.789.54.48.61.10.1
20222921037039411937548.3241.544.564.819.54.48.51.20.1
20233021032034361733448.3231.564.524.769.54.58.71.10.1
20243121034036381835448.3211.544.594.849.44.58.71.00.1
20253211030031331530448.3211.534.624.879.54.38.61.10.1
20263311027029301428448.3201.524.584.839.34.38.71.20.1
20273410027029301427348.3191.534.604.859.44.48.50.90.1
20283510025026281325348.3201.564.604.859.64.48.51.00.1

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 84)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Jed Bradley 2016 6.43
2 92 Cory VanAllen 2011 0.00 DNP
3 92 Michael Tarsi 2013 0.00 DNP
4 92 Jonathan Cornelius 2014 0.00 DNP
5 91 Shawn Haviland 2012 0.00 DNP
6 90 Miles Nordgren 2018 0.00 DNP
7 89 Nicholas Haughian 2013 0.00 DNP
8 88 Curtis Partch 2013 6.17
9 88 Pete Ruiz 2014 0.00 DNP
10 88 Marty Popham 2014 0.00 DNP
11 88 Patrick McAnaney 2012 0.00 DNP
12 88 Chris Fetter 2012 0.00 DNP
13 87 Jose Rosario 2017 0.00 DNP
14 87 Jeff Icenogle 2010 0.00 DNP
15 87 Matt Wickswat 2013 0.00 DNP
16 87 Scott Copeland 2014 0.00 DNP
17 86 Sean Bierman 2015 0.00 DNP
18 86 Ramon Garcia 2011 0.00 DNP
19 86 Brandon Mann 2010 0.00 DNP
20 86 Carlos Fisher 2009 4.30
21 85 Tyler Robertson 2014 0.00 DNP
22 85 Pedro Liriano 2007 0.00 DNP
23 85 Sean Gleason 2012 0.00 DNP
24 85 Ryan Ketchner 2008 0.00 DNP
25 85 Thomas Dorminy 2018 0.00 DNP
26 85 Camilo Vazquez 2010 0.00 DNP
27 85 Jason Stephens 2011 0.00 DNP
28 85 Alan Horne 2009 0.00 DNP
29 85 Brandon Dickson 2011 3.24
30 84 Ryan Carpenter 2017 0.00 DNP
31 84 Matthew Long 2010 0.00 DNP
32 84 Keith Weiser 2011 0.00 DNP
33 84 Chris Kirkland 2012 0.00 DNP
34 84 Jonathan Joseph 2014 0.00 DNP
35 84 Jeffrey Lorick 2014 0.00 DNP
36 84 Max Duval 2017 0.00 DNP
37 83 Jon Switzer 2006 5.08
38 83 Nathan Starner 2010 0.00 DNP
39 83 Ryan Pope 2012 0.00 DNP
40 83 Alberto Bastardo 2010 0.00 DNP
41 83 Joe Cuda 2016 0.00 DNP
42 83 Deolis Guerra 2015 6.48
43 83 Kurt Birkins 2007 8.13
44 83 Brandon Brennan 2018 0.00 DNP
45 83 Scott Hodsdon 2011 0.00 DNP
46 83 Austin Fleet 2013 0.00 DNP
47 83 Austin Ross 2015 0.00 DNP
48 83 Andy Graham 2010 0.00 DNP
49 83 Nathan Nery 2012 0.00 DNP
50 83 James Fuller 2013 0.00 DNP
51 83 Michael Crotta 2011 9.28
52 83 Jon Hesketh 2012 0.00 DNP
53 83 Heath Phillips 2008 0.00 DNP
54 83 Matt Ridings 2014 0.00 DNP
55 83 J.R. Mathes 2008 0.00 DNP
56 83 Eric Arnett 2014 0.00 DNP
57 82 Chris Mason 2011 0.00 DNP
58 82 Jared Wesson 2012 0.00 DNP
59 82 Will Savage 2011 0.00 DNP
60 82 Ethan Hollingsworth 2013 0.00 DNP
61 82 Tyler Olson 2016 6.75
62 82 Miguel Pinango 2009 0.00 DNP
63 82 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
64 82 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
65 82 James Dykstra 2017 0.00 DNP
66 82 Caleb Cotham 2014 0.00 DNP
67 82 Nic Ungs 2006 0.00 DNP
68 82 David Pauley 2009 0.00 DNP
69 82 Cole Sulser 2016 0.00 DNP
70 82 Andres Avila 2016 0.00 DNP
71 82 Pedro Hernandez 2015 0.00 DNP
72 82 Michael Lee 2013 0.00 DNP
73 82 Paul Burnside 2013 0.00 DNP
74 82 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
75 82 Robert Fish 2014 0.00 DNP
76 82 Jeffrey Kaplan 2012 0.00 DNP
77 82 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
78 82 Tyson Brummett 2011 0.00 DNP
79 82 Ryan Searle 2015 0.00 DNP
80 81 Ryan Demmin 2014 0.00 DNP
81 81 Cole DeVries 2011 0.00 DNP
82 81 Andrew Barbosa 2014 0.00 DNP
83 81 Elvys Quezada 2008 0.00 DNP
84 81 Ricky Brooks 2011 0.00 DNP
85 81 Nestor Molina 2015 0.00 DNP
86 81 Trevor Holder 2013 0.00 DNP
87 81 Erik Arnesen 2010 0.00 DNP
88 81 Luis Gonzalez 2018 0.00 DNP
89 81 Noel Castillo 2010 0.00 DNP
90 81 Kolton Mahoney 2018 0.00 DNP
91 81 Eric Beaulac 2013 0.00 DNP
92 81 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
93 81 Aaron Breit 2012 0.00 DNP
94 81 Derek Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
95 81 Kent Emanuel 2018 0.00 DNP
96 81 Abe Alvarez 2009 0.00 DNP
97 81 Alex Wimmers 2015 0.00 DNP
98 81 Drake Britton 2015 0.00 DNP
99 81 Matthew Neil 2013 0.00 DNP
100 81 Adam Howard 2010 0.00 DNP

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