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Birth Date8-4-1997
Height6' 5"
Weight225 lbs
Age21 years, 7 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
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0.22018
1.12019
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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
2018 ATL MLB 5 5 25.7 2 1 0 30 7 21 1 91 10.5 2.5 0.4 7.4 45% .345 1.44 2.81 3.51 112 4.64 103.7 0.2
CareerMLB5525.72103072119110.52.50.47.445%.3451.442.813.511124.64103.70.2

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-
2015 BRA Rk GCL 4 3 10.0 0 0 0 5 1 11 0 109 4.5 0.9 0.0 9.9 54% .208 0.60 2.00 1.80 92 4.12 87.4
2015 DNV Rk APP 6 6 24.0 0 2 0 28 4 26 0 97 10.5 1.5 0.0 9.8 53% .384 1.33 2.10 3.75 77 2.28 49.1
2016 ROM A SAL 25 24 143.0 9 9 0 130 32 125 3 99 8.2 2.0 0.2 7.9 53% .305 1.13 2.78 3.02 93 3.17 72.9
2017 MIS AA SOU 26 26 153.7 11 8 0 133 34 125 10 95 7.8 2.0 0.6 7.3 49% .275 1.09 3.19 2.75 91 4.13 94.4
2018 ATL MLB NL 5 5 25.7 2 1 0 30 7 21 1 91 10.5 2.5 0.4 7.4 45% .345 1.44 2.81 3.51 112 4.64 103.7
2018 ROM A SAL 1 1 3.7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 92 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 63% .000 0.00 1.82 0.00 101 3.83 81.0
2018 GWN AAA INT 5 5 27.0 2 1 0 20 6 31 0 96 6.7 2.0 0.0 10.3 70% .299 0.96 1.70 2.00 68 2.64 56.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2018 405 0.4790 0.4642 0.7766 0.6340 0.3081 0.8862 0.5692 0.2234
Career4050.47900.46420.77660.63400.30810.88620.56920.2234

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 ATL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 153 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Atlanta 5/1/18.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2015 (1-28) (Bishop Carroll HS, Calgary, Alberta). $1.9747M 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 5.8 3.7 0 15 15 99.3 72 25 96 8 .250 0.97 2.55 2.87 18.8 2.0
80o 5.6 3.9 0 15 15 92.3 72 25 89 8 .264 1.05 2.88 3.23 15.8 1.7
70o 5.5 4.1 0 15 15 87.4 72 25 84 8 .274 1.11 3.11 3.5 13.5 1.5
60o 5.4 4.3 0 15 15 83.3 72 24 80 8 .283 1.16 3.31 3.73 11.5 1.3
50o 5.3 4.4 0 15 15 79.5 72 24 77 8 .291 1.21 3.51 3.95 9.7 1.1
40o 5.2 4.6 0 15 15 75.8 71 24 73 8 .300 1.26 3.71 4.17 7.8 0.9
30o 5.1 4.7 0 15 15 71.9 70 24 69 7 .309 1.31 3.93 4.41 5.8 0.6
20o 5 5 0 15 15 67.5 69 24 65 7 .319 1.38 4.17 4.7 3.4 0.4
10o 4.8 5.3 0 15 15 61.5 68 23 59 7 .333 1.47 4.53 5.1 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean5.34.40151578.97024767.2891.193.493.929.91.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2018-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who has a better career? Mike Soroka or Lucas Giolito?
(Jason from St. Charles)
I'll take Giolito, just based on Soroka's injury history. And his current 60-day-DL status. (Mark Barry)
2018-08-29 19:00:00 (link to chat)Lucas Giolito or Mike Soroka long term? And is this the slam dunk it seemed to be in May?
(Jason from St. Charles)
This is a hard question to answer. Soroka is done for the season and Giolito is surging. I'm leaning Giolito for now because his stuff is back and he's getting good results with it (and I still can't ignore his pedigree). (Eddy Almaguer)
2018-05-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Franchy Cordero is the the real deal, and if so what do you think is his ceiling-----he's certainly opening some eyes right now with his bat in the early going! Also, what are your thoughts about Mike Soroka and Jack Flaherty as potential top of the rotation type guys? Thx.
(bob m from pa)
I love Franchy, more than I probably should. He may settle in as a Puig type where the tools are louder than the results. Soroka and Flaherty are both good but I'm not so sure about top of the rotation. (Nicolas Stellini)
2018-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)With his very good AAA performance, it seems like prospect gurus started coming around to the idea that Mike Soroka isn't just a high-floor, low-ceiling #4-5 type guy. With his call-up today, what do you see of his short-term and long-term upside in real-life and fantasy context?
(pinkston from Chicago)
I think the added strikeouts over the last season-ish have been encouraging, especially coming in the upper levels. I still think he's more of a high floor rather than high ceiling guy, but an upside of SP2 isn't out of the question if he keeps missing bats.

Fun Soroka fact: he's thrown 387 1/3 innings and has only given up 13 homers. Which is, um, good. (Mark Barry)
2018-04-23 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who has the highest ceiling between Corbin Burnes, Mitch Keller or Mike Soroka? All 3 seem to be #2-#3 types so far.
(Jeff from California )
Keller. More K potential with similar control to the other two. (Eddy Almaguer)
2017-11-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)From a fantasy point of view, how large of a gap is there between Mike Soroka and Tyler Beede for the next few years? (30 team dynasty league)
(llama from Peru)
This is well within the fudge factor. Soroka is a better real life prospect than a fantasy prospect (and a better real life prospect than Beede), but he isn't likely to post huge K numbers and the park difference here sure appears to be notable. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-07-06 12:00:00 (link to chat)Was it hard to rank Buehler when the Dodgers aren't letting him go more than 75 pitches in a start? I'd think it'd present challenges when a 22 year old prospect is being handled that carefully.
(Charlie from LA)
Jarrett talks about this in his supplemental piece today, but this isn't just a Walker Buehler problem, all these guys get handled pretty carefully now. Other than Mike Soroka apparently. It makes things trickier for sure. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-07-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any favorite pitchers in Low-A?
(Darryl from New York)
Mike Soroka, Mitch Keller, Anderson Espinoza, Jacob Nix, Jon Harris all come to mind, not necessarily in that order. I like Soroka a whole lot though because of his frame/stuff paired with the strikethrowing he's showed throughout this season. (Adam McInturff)
2016-06-13 23:00:00 (link to chat)Chris Paddack now has 31K against 2BB in 18.1 innings so far this year. I know the changeup is his calling card, but have you heard anything on his fastball and slider? Seems to be fairly projectable based on his frame, but haven't been able to find much re: his velo, etc. How would he compare to Mike Soroka? Its obviously early, but do you see either of them as quick risers? What're the ceilings there?
(nkunke1 from BR)
Have a couple very good reports courtesy of our Sally guys on the prospect team: big strong kid has been 90-94 with the fastball, up from 88-91 when he was drafted, excellent change as you note, more room to fill out a prototypical frame. The curve is lagging still, apparently, but the tools are there between size and a solid 1-2 for a similar mid-rotation ceiling to Soroka. (Wilson Karaman)


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