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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-22-1995
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age24 years, 1 months, 24 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 CLE MLB 5 0 5.3 0 0 0 3 1 8 0 100 5.1 1.7 0.0 13.5 38% .231 0.75 0.81 1.69 95 3.89 79.9 0.1
CareerMLB505.300031801005.11.70.013.538%.2310.750.811.69953.8979.90.1

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-
2017 MHV A- NYP 10 6 23.3 2 2 0 30 9 31 1 101 11.6 3.5 0.4 12.0 30% .468 1.67 2.48 5.79 87 7.07 150.5
2018 LKC A MID 7 0 11.3 3 0 1 8 7 20 0 6.4 5.6 0.0 15.9 55% .400 1.32 1.80 0.79 72 3.41 72.1
2018 LYN A+ CAR 25 0 27.0 1 1 13 14 17 45 1 4.7 5.7 0.3 15.0 40% .295 1.15 2.39 1.00 74 2.77 58.5
2018 AKR AA EAS 10 0 10.3 0 1 0 7 12 16 1 6.1 10.5 0.9 13.9 29% .300 1.84 4.96 2.61 115 5.59 118.1
2019 CLE MLB AL 5 0 5.3 0 0 0 3 1 8 0 100 5.1 1.7 0.0 13.5 38% .231 0.75 0.81 1.69 95 3.89 79.9
2019 AKR AA EAS 10 0 10.0 0 0 6 2 2 24 0 1.8 1.8 0.0 21.6 56% .222 0.40 -1.04 0.00 10 1.80 37.0
2019 COH AAA INT 17 0 17.3 1 1 2 14 13 42 2 7.3 6.8 1.0 21.8 48% .571 1.56 2.53 4.67 55 2.12 43.7
2019 CLT Rk AZL 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0.0 6.0 0.0 24.0 0% .000 0.67 0.92 0.00 77 1.22 25.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2019 94 0.5213 0.5213 0.6531 0.6531 0.3778 0.7813 0.4118 0.3469
Career940.52130.52130.65310.65310.37780.78130.41180.3469

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Cleveland 9/13/19.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2017 (9-282) (Bryant). $138,300 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 0 0 0 18.7 12 9 23 2 .252 1.16 2.91 3.1 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 0 0 0 12.0 9 7 14 1 .271 1.28 3.38 3.6 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 0 0 0 7.4 6 4 9 1 .285 1.38 3.73 3.98 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 3 2 4 0 .297 1.46 4.04 4.31 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 .309 1.54 4.34 4.63 0.0 0.0
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-07-19 12:00:00 (link to chat)James Karinchak: Destroyer of Late Inning Bats?
(Mark from Greater Idaho)
Jarrett sure thought so in April. https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/48838/guarding-the-lines-grading-on-a-fastball-and-a-curve/ (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-05-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any thoughts on James Karinchak? should i be excited? Stats are crazy but how talented is this guy and how major league ready?
(glworld from Hawaii)
He's striking out 75 percent of dudes he has faced so far, which I think is good.

Jarrett wrote a really good piece about scouting that featured Karinchak, that I'd recommend checking out. https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/48838/guarding-the-lines-grading-on-a-fastball-and-a-curve/

The Indians bullpen (and rotation and lineup) is such a mess, I can't imagine we don't see him in the 2nd half. (Mark Barry)


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