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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-9-1993
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
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-0.12019
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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
2019 ARI MLB 17 15 83.3 7 5 0 72 27 71 14 98 7.8 2.9 1.5 7.7 50% .249 1.19 4.76 3.56 105 4.32 88.6 1.3
CareerMLB171583.375072277114987.82.91.57.750%.2491.194.763.561054.3288.61.3

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 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 YAK A- NWL 6 1 6.0 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 78 7.5 1.5 0.0 7.5 0% .313 1.00 2.43 1.50 87 4.33 95.0
2015 DIA Rk AZL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 93 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 0.00 1.80 0.00 88 2.04 44.8
2016 KNC A MID 9 9 50.0 3 1 0 39 16 37 1 96 7.0 2.9 0.2 6.7 44% .268 1.10 3.33 2.16 102 3.53 77.9
2016 VIS A+ CAL 12 11 68.7 2 7 0 79 21 56 10 94 10.4 2.8 1.3 7.3 36% .324 1.46 4.97 4.59 111 5.42 119.8
2017 WTN AA SOU 27 24 137.0 9 9 0 125 58 103 12 105 8.2 3.8 0.8 6.8 47% .275 1.34 4.24 3.68 114 5.04 107.3
2018 WTN AA SOU 9 9 50.7 5 1 0 49 16 48 3 103 8.7 2.8 0.5 8.5 40% .319 1.28 3.25 3.91 94 4.45 94.1
2018 RNO AAA PCL 20 12 80.0 5 4 0 99 23 61 12 113 11.1 2.6 1.4 6.9 44% .339 1.53 5.06 5.96 107 5.66 119.7
2019 ARI MLB NL 17 15 83.3 7 5 0 72 27 71 14 98 7.8 2.9 1.5 7.7 50% .249 1.19 4.76 3.56 105 4.32 88.6
2019 RNO AAA PCL 20 8 54.7 4 3 0 66 26 64 6 112 10.9 4.3 1.0 10.5 52% .375 1.68 4.36 6.09 89 4.35 89.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2019 1278 0.4257 0.4718 0.7214 0.6452 0.3433 0.8405 0.5556 0.2786
Career12780.42570.47180.72140.64520.34330.84050.55560.2786

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 ARI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 95 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Arizona 6/27/19.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2015 (2-43) (TCU). $1,431,400 signing bonus (slot amount).

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 0.7 0 1 1 18.4 16 6 15 2 .255 1.15 3.60 4.03 -0.5 -0.1
80o 0 0.7 0 1 1 13.8 12 4 11 2 .267 1.22 3.95 4.42 -0.7 -0.1
70o 0 0.7 0 1 1 10.5 10 4 9 1 .276 1.28 4.21 4.71 -0.9 -0.1
60o 0 0.7 0 1 1 7.8 8 3 6 1 .283 1.33 4.43 4.96 -1.0 -0.1
50o 0 0.7 0 1 1 5.3 5 2 4 1 .290 1.38 4.64 5.2 -1.1 -0.1
40o 0 0.8 0 1 1 2.9 3 1 2 0 .297 1.42 4.86 5.44 -1.3 -0.1
30o 0 0.8 0 1 1 0.3 0 0 0 0 .305 1.48 5.08 5.69 -1.4 -0.2
Weighted Mean00.70114.85241.2891.374.625.17-1.1-0.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-07-19 12:00:00 (link to chat)3 decent starts now for Alex Young...FIP shows he’s obviously getting lucky, but it’s not bad (3.8) his K/9 and BB/9 is roughly in line with his minor league record. Is this just a case of “no book” or is this maybe real?
(bpalee from DC)
I dunno yet. Remains to be seen if he can get away with throwing his fastball as little as he does. It's a good slider, but I like to see these guys go through the league twice before I really buy in. He always had backend starter potential though, and the advanced metrics are more in line with that potential outcome. (Jeffrey Paternostro)


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