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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 20)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-17-1999
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
Age19 years, 8 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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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

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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2017 PIR Rk 10 10 23.7 0 3 0 26 14 19 2 96 9.9 5.3 0.8 7.2 51% .348 1.69 4.80 3.80 108 5.57 122.8
2018 BRI Rk 10 10 45.3 4 3 0 45 23 54 2 98 8.9 4.6 0.4 10.7 64% .344 1.50 3.90 3.97 99 4.64 96.6
2018 PRI Rk 2 2 7.0 0 2 0 11 6 5 1 111 14.1 7.7 1.3 6.4 48% .417 2.43 7.42 7.71 117 10.04 208.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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 3.5 4.7 0 16 16 58.7 47 43 43 6 .244 1.53 4.66 5.22 1.4 0.2
80o 2.8 4.5 0 14 14 51.1 45 41 38 5 .262 1.68 5.20 5.82 -2.0 -0.2
70o 2.4 4.3 0 12 12 45.9 43 39 34 5 .275 1.79 5.61 6.27 -4.0 -0.4
60o 2 4.1 0 11 11 41.6 41 38 31 5 .286 1.90 5.97 6.67 -5.4 -0.6
50o 1.7 3.9 0 10 10 37.8 39 36 28 5 .297 2.00 6.31 7.06 -6.4 -0.7
40o 1.4 3.6 0 9 9 34.0 37 34 25 4 .308 2.11 6.67 7.46 -7.2 -0.8
30o 1.2 3.4 0 8 8 30.2 35 32 22 4 .320 2.22 7.06 7.9 -7.8 -0.9
20o 0.9 3.1 0 7 7 25.8 32 29 19 4 .333 2.37 7.54 8.43 -8.1 -0.9
10o 0.5 2.6 0 5 5 20.2 27 25 15 3 .353 2.59 8.24 9.22 -8.1 -0.9
Weighted Mean1.73.70101036.83835274.2941.976.246.98-6.0-0.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Shane Baz only had 1 k in his debut. Should I be concerned?
(Jason from Crystal Lake)
You should not. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Shane Baz only had 1 k in his debut. Should I be concerned?
(Jason from Crystal Lake)
No (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-04-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are Cole Tucker and Lolo Sanchez's upside?
(Jimbo from Utah)
I think Tucker's a good fit for the Pirates. Mercer's going to walk. Tucker, I think, will provide more bat and less glove than Mercer. But given the way the game's evolving--more balls in the air, more shifting of infielders (or at least not *less* shifting), the importance of a really strong glove at short is diminishing. Think Seager and Correa--not that they're slouches, but they're not phenomenal with the glove. They don't have to be! I think Tucker will be a net upgrade.

Sanchez is 18, so my Shane Baz racehorse analogy applies. He's only 18, but so far he's shown good speed and a good glove but nothing exceptional with the bat. Upside would be Starling Marte but I'm guessing he falls short offensively, which will limit him. But he's only 18! He can change! (Rob Mains)
2018-04-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is Shane Baz's upside? Could he be another Mitch Keller in a few years?
(Jake from Seattle)
I live in Saratoga Springs. There's a thoroughbred race track here--effectively, Belmont moves up here for the month of August. I don't go anymore, but I used to try to handicap the races. You can infer from the fact that I don't go anymore how well I did. I could read the Racing Form and make some inferences, but I never bet on juvenile races. Two-year-olds have basically no track record, other than bloodline and trainer and jockey, and I wouldn't pretend to know anything about that.

Shane Baz is, basically, a two-year-old. I mean, he's 18, not two, and he's a person, not a horse. But I'm not going to pretend to infer anything from < 25 innings of rookie ball. Our prospects guys like him, not as much as Keller. But I'd totally defer to them about everything Baz-related. (Rob Mains)


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