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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 36)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-4-1981
Height6' 3"
Weight260 lbs
Age36 years, 4 months, 18 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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2003 SFN MLB 21 21 131.0 7 5 0 116 49 88 10 .260 98 8.0 3.4 0.7 6.0 50% .271 .235 1.26 3.90 3.30 100 4.29 89.8 2.1
2004 SFN MLB 22 22 129.3 10 7 0 123 44 80 14 .254 99 8.6 3.1 1.0 5.6 52% .270 .259 1.29 4.53 4.24 109 4.50 92.8 1.8
2005 CHN 0 18 17 106.0 6 8 0 98 45 59 12 .259 103 8.3 3.8 1.0 5.0 46% .257 .263 1.35 4.87 3.91 121 7.68 165.2 -2.6
2005 SFN 0 4 3 16.7 0 2 0 21 4 11 2 .254 93 11.3 2.2 1.1 5.9 49% .345 .284 1.50 4.12 6.48 118 5.96 128.2 -0.1
2006 CHN MLB 5 2 12.3 0 2 0 15 11 5 2 .258 95 10.9 8.0 1.5 3.6 50% .310 .350 2.11 7.32 7.30 127 8.18 166.6 -0.3
2007 WAS MLB 6 6 30.0 0 5 0 34 18 15 6 .258 95 10.2 5.4 1.8 4.5 49% .277 .306 1.73 6.57 7.20 126 9.02 186.7 -1.1
2011 ANA MLB 10 6 44.0 4 0 0 45 15 28 6 .262 95 9.2 3.1 1.2 5.7 51% .291 .270 1.36 4.65 3.68 108 4.29 99.7 0.4
2012 ANA MLB 32 15 137.7 6 8 1 139 35 98 17 .265 93 9.1 2.3 1.1 6.4 54% .293 .264 1.26 4.09 4.58 96 3.57 81.9 2.4
2013 ANA MLB 37 25 169.3 9 10 0 181 55 107 23 .267 97 9.6 2.9 1.2 5.7 48% .293 .285 1.39 4.62 4.57 111 4.85 116.2 0.1
2014 HOU 0 26 0 47.7 1 4 0 59 16 38 7 .265 101 11.1 3.0 1.3 7.2 48% .335 .305 1.57 4.67 6.04 103 4.15 101.8 0.3
2014 PHI 0 9 9 57.3 4 2 0 48 17 38 5 .265 94 7.5 2.7 0.8 6.0 48% .257 .239 1.13 3.95 2.83 108 4.72 115.8 -0.0
2014 TEX 0 2 2 10.0 1 1 0 18 3 6 0 .271 104 16.2 2.7 0.0 5.4 41% .462 .336 2.10 2.86 9.90 105 6.25 153.3 -0.2
2015 PHI MLB 33 21 121.0 4 12 1 161 34 74 22 .260 99 12.0 2.5 1.6 5.5 49% .333 .314 1.61 5.26 5.80 117 6.20 144.9 -1.7
2016 SLN MLB 11 0 17.3 0 0 0 22 6 8 4 .261 92 11.4 3.1 2.1 4.2 38% .295 .337 1.62 6.64 5.71 112 7.01 155.0 -0.4
2005 TOT MLB 22 20 122.7 6 10 0 119 49 70 14 .258 102 8.7 3.6 1.0 5.1 46% .270 .266 1.37 4.77 4.26 120 7.44 160.2 -2.7
2014 TOT MLB 37 11 115.0 6 7 0 125 36 82 12 .266 98 9.8 2.8 0.9 6.4 47% .313 .277 1.40 4.15 4.77 105 4.62 113.3 0.1
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Statistics for All Levels

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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-
1999 SLO A- 7 7 37.0 1 1 0 29 11 34 1 .000 7.1 2.7 0.2 8.3 0% -.609 .000 1.08 3.46 2.19 0 0.00 0.0
2000 SJO A+ 23 19 125.7 7 6 0 89 48 115 6 .000 6.4 3.4 0.4 8.2 0% -.483 .000 1.09 3.69 2.94 0 0.00 0.0
2001 SHV AA 23 23 130.0 9 7 0 116 34 84 14 .000 8.0 2.4 1.0 5.8 0% -.773 .000 1.15 4.41 3.95 0 0.00 0.0
2002 FRE AAA 28 28 160.7 6 11 0 140 50 130 16 .000 7.8 2.8 0.9 7.3 0% .266 .000 1.18 4.23 3.58 0 0.00 0.0
2002 Gra Wnt 5 5 22.0 0 0 0 10 7 25 1 .000 4.1 2.9 0.4 10.2 0% -.273 .000 0.77 2.84 2.05 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SFN MLB 21 21 131.0 7 5 0 116 49 88 10 .260 98 8.0 3.4 0.7 6.0 50% .271 .235 1.26 3.90 3.30 100 4.29 89.8
2003 FRE AAA 10 10 57.0 4 2 0 52 16 40 3 .000 8.2 2.5 0.5 6.3 0% .274 .000 1.19 3.63 2.68 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN MLB 22 22 129.3 10 7 0 123 44 80 14 .254 99 8.6 3.1 1.0 5.6 52% .270 .259 1.29 4.53 4.24 109 4.50 92.8
2005 CHN MLB 18 17 106.0 6 8 0 98 45 59 12 .259 103 8.3 3.8 1.0 5.0 46% .257 .263 1.35 4.87 3.91 121 7.68 165.2
2005 SFN MLB 4 3 16.7 0 2 0 21 4 11 2 .254 93 11.3 2.2 1.1 5.9 49% .345 .284 1.50 4.12 6.48 118 5.96 128.2
2005 FRE AAA 6 6 30.7 1 4 0 47 17 15 3 .268 96 13.8 5.0 0.9 4.4 53% .386 .339 2.08 5.75 9.38 100 4.11 96.4
2005 IOW AAA 4 4 24.3 1 1 0 27 6 17 2 .284 79 10.0 2.2 0.7 6.3 63% .298 .257 1.36 4.17 2.22 98 4.78 100.7
2006 CHN MLB 5 2 12.3 0 2 0 15 11 5 2 .258 95 10.9 8.0 1.5 3.6 50% .310 .350 2.11 7.32 7.30 127 8.18 166.6
2006 IOW AAA 29 16 111.2 5 7 0 145 35 52 17 .262 96 11.7 2.8 1.4 4.2 46% .326 .313 1.62 5.41 4.78 117 0.00 0.0
2007 WAS MLB 6 6 30.0 0 5 0 34 18 15 6 .258 95 10.2 5.4 1.8 4.5 49% .277 .306 1.73 6.57 7.20 126 9.02 186.7
2007 HAR AA 14 4 35.7 0 3 0 53 16 26 8 .261 110 13.4 4.0 2.0 6.6 50% .366 .335 1.93 6.39 9.08 99 5.11 105.8
2007 COH AAA 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 4 2 5 1 .266 108 6.0 3.0 1.5 7.5 50% .200 .201 1.00 5.17 1.50 111 6.20 114.0
2007 ROC AAA 8 1 11.0 0 1 1 18 7 6 0 .259 104 14.7 5.7 0.0 4.9 42% .419 .304 2.27 4.26 9.00 110 9.38 130.7
2008 SBR A+ 3 3 10.0 0 1 0 13 6 8 1 .291 96 11.7 5.4 0.9 7.2 43% .353 .297 1.90 5.27 6.30 0 0.00 0.0
2008 LVG AAA 10 2 26.0 2 2 0 23 9 21 2 .264 127 8.0 3.1 0.7 7.3 59% .292 .218 1.23 4.13 2.08 84 3.81 93.0
2009 SAC AAA 27 14 101.7 5 6 0 116 41 52 15 .275 92 10.3 3.6 1.3 4.6 45% .312 .299 1.54 5.82 5.58 114 7.15 118.9
2009 CAR Wnt 8 0 11.3 1 0 1 7 2 6 0 .000 5.6 1.6 0.0 4.8 0% .226 .000 0.80 3.14 0.80 0 0.00 0.0
2011 ANA MLB 10 6 44.0 4 0 0 45 15 28 6 .262 95 9.2 3.1 1.2 5.7 51% .291 .270 1.36 4.65 3.68 108 4.29 99.7
2011 SLC AAA 11 10 73.7 7 2 0 78 15 60 10 .267 115 9.5 1.8 1.2 7.3 51% .315 .232 1.26 4.69 3.91 87 2.78 84.8
2012 ANA MLB 32 15 137.7 6 8 1 139 35 98 17 .265 93 9.1 2.3 1.1 6.4 54% .293 .264 1.26 4.09 4.58 96 3.57 81.9
2012 SBR A+ 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 11 1 9 1 .257 88 9.0 0.8 0.8 7.4 69% .294 .250 1.09 3.90 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SLC AAA 2 2 8.0 0 1 0 13 0 8 1 .262 107 14.6 0.0 1.1 9.0 43% .444 .325 1.62 3.28 7.88 93 3.51 93.9
2013 ANA MLB 37 25 169.3 9 10 0 181 55 107 23 .267 97 9.6 2.9 1.2 5.7 48% .293 .285 1.39 4.62 4.57 111 4.85 116.2
2014 HOU MLB 26 0 47.7 1 4 0 59 16 38 7 .265 101 11.1 3.0 1.3 7.2 48% .335 .305 1.57 4.67 6.04 103 4.15 101.8
2014 PHI MLB 9 9 57.3 4 2 0 48 17 38 5 .265 94 7.5 2.7 0.8 6.0 48% .257 .239 1.13 3.95 2.83 108 4.72 115.8
2014 TEX MLB 2 2 10.0 1 1 0 18 3 6 0 .271 104 16.2 2.7 0.0 5.4 41% .462 .336 2.10 2.86 9.90 105 6.25 153.3
2014 ROU AAA 2 2 10.3 0 1 0 16 1 3 3 .277 91 13.9 0.9 2.6 2.6 43% .317 .363 1.65 7.76 6.10 114 7.19 116.2
2015 PHI MLB 33 21 121.0 4 12 1 161 34 74 22 .260 99 12.0 2.5 1.6 5.5 49% .333 .314 1.61 5.26 5.80 117 6.20 144.9
2015 LWD A 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 6 0 5 1 .262 79 13.5 0.0 2.2 11.2 54% .417 .377 1.50 4.98 9.00 94 3.90 101.4
2015 REA AA 2 2 11.7 1 0 0 9 0 8 1 .255 112 6.9 0.0 0.8 6.2 56% .229 .215 0.77 3.01 2.31 90 3.56 95.8
2016 SLN MLB 11 0 17.3 0 0 0 22 6 8 4 .261 92 11.4 3.1 2.1 4.2 38% .295 .337 1.62 6.64 5.71 112 7.01 155.0
2016 MEM AAA 9 9 57.0 5 3 0 64 15 34 11 .265 103 10.1 2.4 1.7 5.4 45% .293 .279 1.39 5.93 4.89 112 6.70 118.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2011 674 0.4733 0.4718 0.7579 0.6426 0.3183 0.8439 0.6018 0.2421
2012 2027 0.4519 0.4706 0.7914 0.6441 0.3276 0.8881 0.6346 0.2086
2013 2625 0.4667 0.4728 0.7889 0.6498 0.3179 0.8756 0.6337 0.2111
2014 1816 0.4664 0.4747 0.8063 0.6281 0.3406 0.8872 0.6758 0.1937
2015 1955 0.4450 0.4829 0.7987 0.6460 0.3521 0.8950 0.6571 0.2013
2016 289 0.4221 0.4810 0.7842 0.6967 0.3234 0.8941 0.6111 0.2158
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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
2014-04-10 2014-04-13 DTD 3 3 Right Groin Strain - -
2012-06-19 2012-07-14 15-DL 25 19 - General Medical Shortness of Breath - -
2012-03-26 2012-04-15 15-DL 20 8 Left Thigh Recovery From Strain Hamstring - -
2012-03-01 2012-03-26 Camp 25 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2009-05-14 2009-05-21 Minors 7 0 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi -
2008-07-02 2008-07-19 Minors 17 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-05-16 2007-06-20 15-DL 35 32 Right Shoulder Sprain -
2007-04-29 2007-05-15 15-DL 16 14 Right Ankle Sprain -
2004-07-31 2004-09-16 60-DL 47 41 Right Elbow Surgery Loose Bodies and Bone Spur 2004-08-04

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SLN $
2015 PHI $2,500,000
2014 HOU $2,100,000
2013 ANA $2,000,000
2012 ANA $820,000
2007 WAS $500,000
2006 CHN $380,000
2005 SFN, CHN $336,000
2004 SFN $308,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$8,944,000
8 yrTotal$8,944,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 113 dFull Circle Sports1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 6/3/16. Contract selected by St. Louis 7/25/16.
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015). Signed extension with Philadelphia 10/21/14. May earn additional $4M in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2014). Signed by Houston as a free agent 2/5/14. Performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 12, 15, 20, 25, 30 starts. $0.1M for 120 innings pitched and each additional 10 IP through 210. Released by Houston 7/8/14. Signed by Texas as a free agent 7/11/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Texas 7/25/14. DFA by Texas 8/8/14.
  • 1 year/$2M (2013). Re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/13 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.82M (2012). Re-signed by LA Angels 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent for 2011 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by LA Angels 8/17/11.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Oakland for 2009 (minor-league contract). $0.6M salary in majors.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by LA Dodgers for 2008 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2007). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/07 (minor-league contract). Sent outright to Double-A by Washington 6/21/07. Signed by Minnesota 8/10/07 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2006). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/06. Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Chicago Cubs 9/06. Non-tendered by Philadelphia 12/06.
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2005). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/05. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Francisco 5/05.
  • 1 year/$0.308M (2004). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/04.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 1999 (1s-39) (Waipahu HS, Hawaii).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .279 .348 .409 .285
11 vs R (Multi) .313 .353 .535 .318
18 Split (Multi) -.034 -.005 -.126 -.033
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .120 .241 .200 .212
31 vs R (2016) .404 .442 .745 .408
38 Split (2016) -.284 -.201 -.545 -.195
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any non-superstar/star-level players who could be non-tendered that teams should kick the tires on?
(jlarsen from chicago)
With the caveat that I did less than two seconds of research, some interesting names to me are Kyle Blanks, George Kottaras, Nyjer Morgan, Mark Reynolds, Brendan Ryan, Gaby Sanchez, Geovany Soto, Ian Stewart, Drew Stubbs, Dallas Braden, Philip Humber, Tommy Hunter, Jair Jurrjens, Mike Pelfrey, and Jerome Williams. (Geoff Young)
2012-08-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)1. Dan Haren WTF happen? 2. Will the Angels pick up his $15.5 million option for 2013 and take the risk that he's just having a really really bad year and will revert back to prior form in 2013... or do they pay out $3 mil, move on, and let some other team figure out whether he's even a viable back-end rotation guy in the future?
(WestCoastMets from The Devil's Waiting Room)
Yeah, so Dan Haren. He's still got an edge on Joe Saunders since the trade in 2010, but it's close; two-tenths of a run of ERA or so. He had four starts in the previous three years in which he walked as many batters as he struck out. He has five of those this year. This isn't really like 2010, when he was getting BABIP'd to death. Very hittable.

Haren had been losing velocity steadily for a few years, and this might just be the year it got to be too much. It's a chat, so anything I say here has been researched for about 14 seconds, so give me a break if this is wrong, but it looks to me like he allowed one home run last year on a four-seamer up in the zone. And this year he has allowed 11. He throws a lot of four-seamers up in the zone, and when the velocity on them drops from 90 mph to 88.5 mph, it's hard to survive. He did OK in the past with less velocity because he developed the cutter on the fly, but I'm not sure what he can develop next. And even the cutter has gotten a little more slidery than he'd like at times this year.

I think the Angels pick up the option. What other choice do they have? Sign a pitcher for four years as a free agent? Almost impossible that that wouldn't be even riskier. As it is, they'll presumably let Ervin walk, may not have a chance to re-sign Greinke, and be looking at two starters plus Garrett Richards, Jerome Williams and ___________. So, yeah, option picked up, and hope it's just his back. Since he acknowledged the back soreness, his ERA is 5.5, but on the other hand who knows. (Sam Miller)
2012-01-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who you got as your breakout/surprise pitcher of the year?
(yankeesbg13 from Indianapolis)
Can I answer Yu Darvish? He probably won't be as good as the highest expectations for him, but I do think he will outperform the median expectation given all the negative. comparisons to Dice-K and Igawa.

Probably more in line with the question you were asking, I'd say Jerome Williams. I really liked the improved command that he demonstrated in his short stint with the Angels last year. (Mike Fast)
2011-12-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sam, what player on the Angels, if any, will take the mantle from Jerome Williams as the player to have his name mispronounced for 2+ seasons? My money is on Michael Kohn.
(ericstephen from SB Nation LA)
Kohn is a good one. Jean Segura -- I could see people wanting to class it up and calling him Jean like John, like he's french. A lot of people have trouble with Bourjos as it is. Bourjos is like "museum" or "mirror," where it just doesn't quite sound right no matter how you say it. (Sam Miller)
2011-09-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)One last question and I know it may be early for this one... Any hitters or pitchers you like a breakout candidates next year?
(Jquinton82 from NY)
Hm, I like the look of Jerome Williams in a small sample this year. I think Fister and McCarthy may be the real deal, though they're not exactly breakout candidates any more. I like Brian Duensing coming into this season, and still do.

Dave Robertson and Kenley Jansen are two names that will surprise no one, but they could end up in bigger roles. In that vein, Greg Holland for the Royals, Vinnie Pestano for the Indians. And in the this-guys-stuff-intrigues-me-but-his-wildness-scares-me category, plus he has a cool name: Fautino de los Santos. (Mike Fast)
2008-02-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)You should take the over on the Nationals. You have them at 72, one down from last year's 73. With the upgrades in the OF (Nook/Langerhans for Lastings, Church/Snelling for Wily Mo/Dukes), Nick Johnson coming back, and an improved rotation (giving the innings that went to Jerome Williams, Joel Hanrahan, and Mike Bascik to Odalis Perez, John Patterson, John Lannan, Tyler Clippard, etc.) this team will be better.
(sbiel2 from Washington, DC)
You could be right there. One thing that PECOTA doesn't know, can't know yet, is just how all those playing time decisions will be made. Right now we have a best guess. As we see how the team sorts itself out, that prediction will be open to revision. (Steven Goldman)


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