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Portrait of Ian Anderson

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 20)
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Birth Date5-2-1998
Height6' 3"
Weight170 lbs
Age20 years, 2 months, 14 days
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MLB Statistics

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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

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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-
2016 BRA Rk 5 5 18.0 1 0 0 14 4 18 0 .257 100 7.0 2.0 0.0 9.0 59% .304 .200 1.00 1.97 0.00 82 1.33 31.2
2016 DNV Rk 5 5 21.7 0 2 0 19 8 18 1 .275 97 7.9 3.3 0.4 7.5 60% .290 .257 1.25 3.70 3.74 99 4.37 86.2
2017 ROM A 20 20 83.0 4 5 0 69 43 101 0 .261 103 7.5 4.7 0.0 11.0 50% .345 .242 1.35 3.04 3.14 95 4.65 106.0
2018 BRV A+ 17 17 82.0 2 5 0 67 35 102 2 .253 96 7.4 3.8 0.2 11.2 50% .316 .223 1.24 2.59 2.85 89 3.03 65.5

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DateQuestionAnswer
2018-02-05 12:00:00 (link to chat)Do prospects with boring names like Ian Anderson get overlooked? What do you expect of Ian Anderson?
(Jacob from DC)
I haven't been able to say Heliot Ramos without hearing the "Stelio Kantos" song from American Dad in my head for months. You might be onto something. I like Ian Anderson, but have him a bit behind the other Braves arms because he's been used lightly and needs a bit more refinement than the names ahead of him. Could be a bit of a cold weather prep arm bias. (Top 101 with Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-09-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which Braves pitcher has the highest upside ?
(Jason from Charlotte)
Greg Maddux.

I dunno, man. I can tell you who intrigues me the most, just because of the narrative around them selecting him at the time and his pro success to date. That's Ian Anderson. But I'll leave questions of the absolute highest ceiling to our prospect gurus. (Matthew Trueblood)
2017-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sixto Sanchez or Ian Anderson?
(Carlo from California)
Sixto. And yeah, I've seen the reports on Anderson this year. They are great. He's a great prospect. Sixto. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)Which Braves pitching prospect has the ace/#2 potential based on strikeout pitches?
(Harry from Lancaster, PA)
I've been extremely encouraged with what I've seen of Ian Anderson, who the team selected just a few months ago in the top five. However, I'm going with 19-year-old southpaw Kolby Allard. He's struck out greater than a batter per inning at Single-A Rome this season while posting a 3.73 ERA in just over 60 innings. It blows my mind that 13 teams passed on him in the 2015 draft. (George Bissell)
2016-08-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat. Please rank these starting pitchers in terms of stuff: Dillon Cease, Thomas Szapucki, Alec Hanson, Cal Quantril, Luiz Gohara, Ian Anderson, Justin Dunn, Michael Kopech.
(Ralph from Bronx)
Hmmm...pure stuff. This is a great question.

Lets go...Alec Hanson first maybe? He doesn't throw as hard as Kopech but I think he has a better breaking ball right now in its pure form. Then Kopech, I suppose, just because of the velo. Let's say Cease third, Dunn fourth? Those guys could be reversed, too. Quantrill fifth, Ian Anderson, then Gohara, then Szapucki. All these guys have great stuff though. (Adam McInturff)


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