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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 36)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-30-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age36 years, 4 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.12015
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-0.22019
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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
2007 MIL MLB 9 2 26.3 0 1 0 25 12 26 1 105 8.5 4.1 0.3 8.9 37% .320 1.41 3.28 3.76 99 4.28 88.5 0.4
2008 MIL MLB 32 29 166.0 10 8 0 181 75 147 18 99 9.8 4.1 1.0 8.0 53% .327 1.54 4.13 4.39 94 3.91 83.4 3.0
2009 MIL MLB 27 27 140.0 11 11 0 179 77 116 19 97 11.5 5.0 1.2 7.5 51% .349 1.83 4.83 6.36 106 5.82 124.9 -0.4
2010 MIL MLB 42 16 122.0 3 10 0 135 63 129 18 97 10.0 4.6 1.3 9.5 48% .337 1.62 4.52 5.02 97 4.27 96.5 1.3
2012 MIL MLB 62 0 58.7 2 3 0 62 35 61 3 109 9.5 5.4 0.5 9.4 49% .345 1.65 3.66 5.06 105 5.02 115.0 -0.2
2013 CIN MLB 57 0 46.0 2 3 0 40 15 56 5 103 7.8 2.9 1.0 11.0 46% .315 1.20 3.04 3.33 74 2.32 55.5 1.3
2014 CIN MLB 53 0 36.7 0 3 1 39 18 34 4 100 9.6 4.4 1.0 8.3 54% .327 1.55 4.22 4.66 98 3.52 86.3 0.4
2015 CIN MLB 40 0 32.3 1 2 0 32 6 23 2 95 8.9 1.7 0.6 6.4 48% .303 1.18 3.09 3.90 105 4.38 102.4 0.1
CareerMLB32274628.02941169330159270999.94.31.08.550%.3341.584.154.90984.4197.55.9

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-
2002 OGD Rk PIO 11 10 47.7 3 1 0 59 10 51 3 11.1 1.9 0.6 9.6 0% .386 1.45 3.53 3.21 0 0.00 0.0
2003 BLT A MDW 23 23 138.7 11 2 0 127 24 117 9 8.2 1.6 0.6 7.6 0% .294 1.09 2.83 2.73 0 0.00 0.0
2004 HDS A+ CLF 13 12 67.3 5 2 0 76 19 64 3 10.2 2.5 0.4 8.6 0% .351 1.41 3.33 3.48 0 0.00 0.0
2004 HUN AA SOU 3 3 6.0 0 1 0 6 0 10 0 9.0 0.0 0.0 15.0 0% .400 1.00 -0.19 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 HUN AA SOU 16 16 91.0 5 6 0 111 21 86 4 77 11.0 2.1 0.4 8.5 59% .368 1.45 2.78 3.96 0 0.00 0.0
2006 BRV A+ FSL 15 14 54.2 1 3 0 47 32 61 4 7.8 5.3 0.7 10.1 0% .309 1.46 3.89 2.99 0 0.00 0.0
2006 HUN AA SOU 6 6 31.2 3 0 0 26 8 29 0 59 7.5 2.3 0.0 8.4 50% .269 1.09 2.07 2.88 0 0.00 0.0
2007 MIL MLB NL 9 2 26.3 0 1 0 25 12 26 1 105 8.5 4.1 0.3 8.9 37% .320 1.41 3.28 3.76 99 4.28 88.5
2007 HUN AA SOU 13 13 80.7 7 3 0 70 26 81 2 95 7.8 2.9 0.2 9.0 49% .306 1.19 2.77 2.68 0 0.00 0.0
2007 NAS AAA PCL 4 4 26.0 3 1 0 15 7 25 1 93 5.2 2.4 0.3 8.7 46% .212 0.85 3.14 1.73 0 0.00 0.0
2008 MIL MLB NL 32 29 166.0 10 8 0 181 75 147 18 99 9.8 4.1 1.0 8.0 53% .327 1.54 4.13 4.39 94 3.91 83.4
2009 MIL MLB NL 27 27 140.0 11 11 0 179 77 116 19 97 11.5 5.0 1.2 7.5 51% .349 1.83 4.83 6.36 106 5.82 124.9
2009 NAS AAA PCL 4 4 24.7 1 2 0 16 13 19 0 93 5.8 4.7 0.0 6.9 57% .229 1.17 3.49 2.91 0 0.00 0.0
2010 MIL MLB NL 42 16 122.0 3 10 0 135 63 129 18 97 10.0 4.6 1.3 9.5 48% .337 1.62 4.52 5.02 97 4.27 96.5
2011 WIS A MID 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 96 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 50% .000 0.00 -0.65 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 NAS AAA PCL 7 1 10.3 0 1 0 12 5 8 0 92 10.5 4.4 0.0 7.0 67% .364 1.65 3.68 6.10 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MIL MLB NL 62 0 58.7 2 3 0 62 35 61 3 109 9.5 5.4 0.5 9.4 49% .345 1.65 3.66 5.06 105 5.02 115.0
2013 CIN MLB NL 57 0 46.0 2 3 0 40 15 56 5 103 7.8 2.9 1.0 11.0 46% .315 1.20 3.04 3.33 74 2.32 55.5
2013 PEN AA SOU 3 3 5.0 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 97 5.4 1.8 0.0 9.0 83% .250 0.80 1.50 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 CIN MLB NL 53 0 36.7 0 3 1 39 18 34 4 100 9.6 4.4 1.0 8.3 54% .327 1.55 4.22 4.66 98 3.52 86.3
2015 CIN MLB NL 40 0 32.3 1 2 0 32 6 23 2 95 8.9 1.7 0.6 6.4 48% .303 1.18 3.09 3.90 105 4.38 102.4
2015 LOU AAA INT 2 2 2.7 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 98 3.4 6.8 0.0 20.3 33% .333 1.13 0.90 0.00 2 0.05 1.1
2017 IOW AAA PCL 11 0 7.7 0 1 1 16 7 6 1 18.8 8.2 1.2 7.0 47% .455 3.00 6.59 14.09 120 5.49 115.5
2018 SAC AAA PCL 45 0 54.7 3 2 2 63 26 53 2 10.4 4.3 0.3 8.7 50% .363 1.63 3.98 4.28 82 3.08 66.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 2531 0.4777 0.4322 0.7779 0.5914 0.2867 0.8755 0.5937 0.2221
2009 2514 0.4932 0.4204 0.7862 0.5919 0.2535 0.8678 0.6006 0.2138
2010 2140 0.4808 0.4350 0.7240 0.5957 0.2862 0.8320 0.5157 0.2760
2012 1043 0.4305 0.4247 0.7652 0.6125 0.2828 0.9055 0.5357 0.2348
2013 761 0.4494 0.4547 0.6676 0.5819 0.3508 0.8492 0.4218 0.3324
2014 623 0.4687 0.4559 0.6831 0.6233 0.3082 0.8242 0.4314 0.3169
2015 493 0.4645 0.4767 0.7617 0.6463 0.3295 0.8311 0.6437 0.2383
Career101050.47400.43440.75230.59850.28620.86020.55240.2477

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
2014-07-21 2014-08-02 DTD 12 11 - Low Back Stiffness -
2014-07-02 2014-07-08 DTD 6 5 - Neck Soreness -
2014-06-21 2014-07-01 DTD 10 10 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2013-04-24 2013-05-24 15-DL 30 26 Left Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle - -
2013-02-17 2013-03-04 Camp 15 0 - Neck Soreness - -
2012-07-25 2012-08-11 DTD 17 15 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2011-08-30 2011-08-30 On-Alr 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Screw Removal Stress Fracture and Bone Spur Debridement 2011-08-30 -
2011-03-22 2011-03-22 On-Alr 0 0 Mid Back Inflammation Facet Joint -
2011-03-22 2011-10-17 60-DL 209 162 Left Elbow Sprain UCL and Flexor Tendon Strain -
2011-03-04 2011-03-22 Camp 18 0 Mid Back Tightness -
2011-02-16 2011-02-21 Camp 5 0 Low Back Stiffness -
2010-10-21 2010-10-21 Off 0 0 Left Hip Surgery Labrum 2010-10-21
2009-10-06 2009-10-06 Off 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Debridement - AC Joint 2009-10-06
2009-09-09 2009-09-25 DTD 16 15 Neck Spasms -
2007-08-31 2007-09-21 15-DL 21 19 Left Thumb Fracture Thumb -
2006-04-03 2006-05-03 Minors 30 0 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2005-09-04
2006-02-19 2006-02-27 Camp 8 0 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2005-09-04
2005-07-01 2005-09-05 Minors 66 60 Left Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 2005-09-04
2004-10-13 2004-10-13 WIN 0 0 Left Shoulder Soreness Continues Throughout Year -
2004-05-02 2004-06-05 Minors 34 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 SFN $
2017 CHN $
2016 CHN $
2015 CIN $3,500,000
2014 CIN $2,000,000
2013 CIN $1,000,000
2012 MIL $1,200,000
2011 MIL $1,200,000
2010 MIL $440,000
2009 MIL $426,000
2008 MIL $392,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$10,158,000
8 yrTotal$10,158,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 63 dJoe Urbon1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/21/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract). Released by Chicago Cubs 6/23/17. Signed by Bridgeport of independent Atlantic League 7/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/22/16 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.52M in majors. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/29/16 following opt-out date (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years/$5.5M (2014-15). Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/27/13. 14:$2M, 15:$3.5M.
  • 1 year/$1M (2013). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/1/13. Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 45, 50 relief appearances. $0.1M each for 55, 60, 65 relief appearances.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2012). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by Milwaukee 11/30/12.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2011). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.426M (2009). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/26/09. Optioned to Triple-A 6/14/09. Recalled 7/9/09.
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2008). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/7/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/07. Optioned to Double-A 3/07. Recalled 7/16/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/05. Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06. Optioned to Double-A 3/06.
  • Drafted by Milwaukee 2001 (26-778) (American River College) (draft-and-follow). $1.55M signing bonus.

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 2.9 1.2 2.6 58 0 58.6 50 25 49 6 .264 1.27 3.63 4.05 4.1 0.4
80o 2.5 1 2.2 51 0 52.0 48 24 43 6 .280 1.38 4.04 4.5 1.2 0.1
70o 2.3 0.9 1.9 47 0 47.4 46 23 39 5 .292 1.46 4.34 4.84 -0.6 -0.1
60o 2 0.8 1.7 43 0 43.6 45 22 36 5 .302 1.53 4.61 5.13 -1.9 -0.2
50o 1.9 0.7 1.6 40 0 40.2 43 21 33 5 .311 1.60 4.86 5.41 -3.0 -0.3
40o 1.7 0.6 1.4 36 0 36.8 41 21 31 5 .321 1.68 5.12 5.7 -3.8 -0.4
30o 1.5 0.5 1.2 33 0 33.3 39 19 28 4 .331 1.76 5.40 6.01 -4.6 -0.5
20o 1.3 0.4 1 29 0 29.3 36 18 24 4 .343 1.85 5.73 6.38 -5.2 -0.6
10o 1 0.3 0.8 24 0 24.0 32 16 20 4 .359 1.99 6.21 6.92 -5.6 -0.6
Weighted Mean1.80.71.539039.44221335.3091.594.825.37-2.7-0.3

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Have a favorite pick you've made in the reliever draft thus far? Didn't make it into your league so can't see your roster.
(Alex from Milwaukee)
My league is in the middle of the 13th round. My 12 picks so far:

Craig Kimbrel
Grant Balfour
Junichi Tazawa
Kevin Siegrist
Craig Stammen
Will Smith
Carlos Martinez
Adam Ottavino
Wade Davis
Manny Parra
Heath Hembree
Santiago Casilla

(For anyone who doesn't know what we're talking about, Sam is running a reliever-only fantasy league with Effectively Wild listeners. Only categories are runs allowed and strikeouts, and only relief innings count.) (Ben Lindbergh)
2014-02-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)What gives?
(The Shark from Chicago)
Your comps, bro. PECOTA has Samarzija at about replacement level for 2014. I'm taking the over. Shark has comps like Manny Parra, he's viewed thru the lens of a swing man profile. And he may be a special case since he's a low mileage pitcher (midwestern kid who played football hasn't piled up as many innings as other guys his age, going back to his youth). And FRA doesn't like him. So, he's a very good case for us. One, he's the type of guy who may be a projection topper, for the reasons discussed above, and he may be someone who we give a better rating to as we crack open FRA and see if we can improve it. (Harry Pavlidis)
2010-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)You are the GM of the Brewers, obviously you need pitching to go behind Gallardo and Wolf (who hasn't been bad the second half)...Who do you get? And I don't think you can get much for Fielder (may be 1 starter)...what do you do...Trade Gamel and Lawrie for more? Keep Fielder and just halfway upgrade? Trade Corey Hart?
(JT from MKE)
I would rather trade Prince Fielder at this point. In the years when his power isn't all-world, his lack of defense cuts into his value big time. The optimism of the offseason will cause someone to give up what the Brewers need if they want to shop him, much more so than during the regular season when they were listening to teams.

Chris Narveson has looked pretty good as of late, though I'm not sure how sustainable it is. Getting Manny Parra out of the rotation is probably for the best. They may want to go for some league average guys who can strike out some batters, because that defense still isn't any good. (Marc Normandin)
2010-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)How many starts do the Brewers give Suppan? Not that their alternatives are very attractive, but we know how this movie ends, right?
(Mike W from Chicago)
It sounds as though the Brewers are closing in on the decision to make David Bush their #4 behind Gallardo, Wolf and Davis, which leaves Manny Parra, Chris Narveson and Suppan battling for one spot. Narveson made a good impression last year, and has further helped his cause this spring, while Parra seems to have really clicked with Rick Peterson and seems eager to mend his wayward ways. I don't think it's out of the question that the Brewers concede Suppan is a sunk cost and cut him by the end of the spring.

And a good riddance it will be. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-02-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Will, last year you predicted a break-out year for Edwin Jackson and my fantasy team thanks you for that. Is there anyone you want to tell us about this year?
(Swingingbunts from NY)
I did? I rule. (Dumb luck.)

I like Daisuke Matsuzaka, but that won't surprise anyone. I like Jake Westbrook's chances. If I have to go total sleeper, I'll say Manny Parra. (Will Carroll)
2009-06-05 15:30:00 (link to chat)Just got a tweet that Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder would like to have a word with you regarding your comments about the Cubs. Why is it more likely that they and their buddies will crater than that the Cubs will continuing being what they've been?
(Bill from New Mexico)
In my opinion, the Cardinals need every single start from Chris Carpenter from here on out to have a fighting chance at the playoffs. And as far as the Brewers go, I mentioned earlier that acquiring a top-tier pitcher might actually put them ahead of the Cubs. But I get a bit wary when I see that four of their five rotation spots are filled by the underachieving Dave Bush, back-end extraordinaire Braden Looper, the disappointing Manny Parra, and the hang-it-up-already Jeff Suppan. (Eric Seidman)
2008-03-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Mike, here's a question that appears to be growing more and more relevant: of the following up-and-coming SPs, can you rank them in terms of value they will provide to a fantasy team THIS YEAR assuming they all get spots in the rotation? The SPs are Manny Parra, Edinson Volquez, Johnny Cueto, Ian Kennedy, Gio Gonzalez and Jonathan Sanchez. This should be relevant to most fantasy players looking to make a great WW pickup early in the season.
(The Grinch from Whoville)
I guess you were one of the millions to go see see Horton hears a Who huh?

Parra is making the Brewers make a tough decision but may not make the club at first. Volquez has a lot to prove. Cueto and Kennedy are arms that the Reds and yanks absolutely love and right now they are my top two of this list. I can't see Gio not being a member of the rotation this year at some point but when is up to a few factors and Sanchez like parra is nice sleeper with high upside. Solid list of names. (Mike Siano)
2008-01-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)I stashed Manny Parra on my fantasy team 6 years ago. Do I finally have legitimate cause for excitement? I didn't expect to see him on a top 100 list, much less in the top 50.
(mattcollins from Boston)
Be excited, be very excited. I love his arm, especially from the left side. Legitimate above-average starting pitcher in my mind. (Kevin Goldstein)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff GamesWhere I'm at is that it's not SABATHIA, but a four-starts-in-12-days version, coming off the 122-pitch start, clearly fighting his command. I don't know that the difference between that and Manny Parra for three innings is worth more than the potential gain of a short start on Sabathia's next outing.

CC starts the third.
(Joe Sheehan)
 

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