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Nick Blackburn PTwins

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
7 145 818.7 43 55 0 4.85 -3.1
Birth Date2-24-1982
Height6' 4"
Weight240 lbs
Age37 years, 4 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2007 MIN MLB 6 0 11.7 0 2 0 19 2 8 2 99 14.7 1.5 1.5 6.2 0% .405 1.80 4.67 7.71 96 4.45 92.0 0.1
2008 MIN MLB 33 33 193.3 11 11 0 224 39 96 23 100 10.4 1.8 1.1 4.5 0% .305 1.36 4.42 4.05 108 5.10 108.9 0.9
2009 MIN MLB 33 33 205.7 11 11 0 240 41 98 25 104 10.5 1.8 1.1 4.3 0% .301 1.37 4.40 4.03 104 5.14 110.3 1.0
2010 MIN MLB 28 26 161.0 10 12 0 194 40 68 25 108 10.8 2.2 1.4 3.8 0% .305 1.45 5.04 5.42 113 5.85 132.2 -1.1
2011 MIN MLB 26 26 148.3 7 10 0 183 54 76 19 103 11.1 3.3 1.2 4.6 0% .317 1.60 4.87 4.49 112 6.00 139.4 -1.7
2012 MIN MLB 19 19 98.7 4 9 0 143 26 42 23 102 13.0 2.4 2.1 3.8 0% .330 1.71 6.04 7.39 132 7.23 165.6 -2.4
CareerMLB145137818.743550100320238811710311.02.21.34.349%.3111.474.824.851125.67125.9-3.1

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-
2007 MIN MLB AL 6 0 11.7 0 2 0 19 2 8 2 99 14.7 1.5 1.5 6.2 0% .405 1.80 4.67 7.71 96 4.45 92.0
2008 MIN MLB AL 33 33 193.3 11 11 0 224 39 96 23 100 10.4 1.8 1.1 4.5 0% .305 1.36 4.42 4.05 108 5.10 108.9
2009 MIN MLB AL 33 33 205.7 11 11 0 240 41 98 25 104 10.5 1.8 1.1 4.3 0% .301 1.37 4.40 4.03 104 5.14 110.3
2010 MIN MLB AL 28 26 161.0 10 12 0 194 40 68 25 108 10.8 2.2 1.4 3.8 0% .305 1.45 5.04 5.42 113 5.85 132.2
2011 MIN MLB AL 26 26 148.3 7 10 0 183 54 76 19 103 11.1 3.3 1.2 4.6 0% .317 1.60 4.87 4.49 112 6.00 139.4
2012 MIN MLB AL 19 19 98.7 4 9 0 143 26 42 23 102 13.0 2.4 2.1 3.8 0% .330 1.71 6.04 7.39 132 7.23 165.6
2012 ROC AAA INT 7 7 36.7 3 1 0 42 9 11 2 92 10.3 2.2 0.5 2.7 0% .310 1.39 4.00 2.70 109 5.43 113.1
2013 NBR AA EAS 2 2 10.7 0 1 0 10 3 4 0 96 8.4 2.5 0.0 3.4 0% .286 1.22 3.69 5.06 112 6.69 145.4
2013 ROC AAA INT 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 10 0 0 2 111 18.0 0.0 3.6 0.0 0% .381 2.00 8.40 10.80 137 7.67 166.7
2013 TWI Rk GCL 3 3 13.0 1 0 0 15 0 10 0 99 10.4 0.0 0.0 6.9 0% .366 1.15 1.91 2.77 88 3.41 74.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 2788 0.5577 0.4946 0.8600 0.6540 0.2936 0.8977 0.7541 0.1400
2009 3077 0.5281 0.4550 0.8714 0.6178 0.2727 0.9143 0.7626 0.1286
2010 2268 0.5335 0.4480 0.9035 0.6066 0.2665 0.9469 0.7908 0.0965
2011 2395 0.4977 0.4363 0.8746 0.6023 0.2718 0.9290 0.7554 0.1254
2012 1614 0.4870 0.4449 0.8733 0.6107 0.2874 0.9063 0.8067 0.1267
Career121420.52440.45780.87570.62000.27810.91840.77040.1243

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
2013-07-24 - Minors - - Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2013-08-16 -
2013-01-16 2013-01-16 Off 0 0 Right Wrist Surgery 2013-01-16 -
2012-10-25 2012-10-25 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2012-10-25 -
2012-05-17 2012-06-04 15-DL 18 16 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-05-16 2012-05-16 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Soreness Quadriceps - -
2012-04-15 2012-04-24 DTD 9 9 Right Shoulder Stiffness - -
2011-08-22 2011-09-29 60-DL 38 36 Right Forearm Surgery Radial Nerve Entrapment 2011-09-30 -
2011-06-04 2011-06-04 DTD 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2011-04-21 2011-04-28 DTD 7 4 - Back Tightness - -
2011-02-23 2011-02-28 Camp 5 0 Left Face Laceration Ear From Thrown Ball -
2010-10-20 2010-10-20 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips and Bone Spur 2010-10-20
2010-04-18 2010-04-24 DTD 6 5 Right Arm Soreness -
2010-03-14 2010-03-27 Camp 13 0 Right Knee Soreness -
2009-03-04 2009-03-11 Camp 7 0 Left Knee Recovery From Surgery Debridement 2008-10-06
2008-10-06 2008-10-06 Off 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Debridement 2008-10-06
2008-06-01 2008-06-01 DTD 0 0 Face Contusion Batted Ball -
2007-07-15 2007-08-03 Minors 19 0 Right Forearm Strain - -
2004-05-04 2004-05-11 Minors 7 0 Right Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $
2013 MIN $5,500,000
2012 MIN $4,750,000
2011 MIN $3,000,000
2010 MIN $750,000
2009 MIN $440,000
2008 MIN $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$14,830,000
6 yrTotal$14,830,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 156 dL. Warner Companies4 years/$14M (2010-13), 2014 option

Details
  • 4 years/$14M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option. Signed extension with Minnesota 3/7/10. 10:$0.75M, 11:$3M, 12:$4.75M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$8M club option. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 8/20/12.
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009). Re-signed 3/8/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed 2/27/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 9/2/07.
  • Drafted 2001 (29-857) (Seminole State JC, Okla.).

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
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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)But the peer pressures! Also, what if I'm using it to my advantage (i.e. getting fellow owners drunk)?
(Tony from Midwest)
Just make sure it doesn't backfire and you get sloshed ending up with Nick Blackburn on your team. (Paul Sporer)


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