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David Aardsma PBlue Jays

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IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-27-1981
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age37 years, 4 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12015
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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
2004 SFN MLB 11 0 10.7 1 0 0 20 10 5 1 94 16.9 8.4 0.8 4.2 36% .442 2.81 6.60 6.75 117 7.34 151.4 -0.2
2006 CHN MLB 45 0 53.0 3 0 0 41 28 49 9 98 7.0 4.8 1.5 8.3 38% .232 1.30 5.10 4.08 106 4.52 92.0 0.7
2007 CHA MLB 25 0 32.3 2 1 0 39 17 36 4 101 10.9 4.7 1.1 10.0 39% .376 1.73 4.35 6.40 88 3.37 69.6 0.8
2008 BOS MLB 47 0 48.7 4 2 0 49 35 49 4 108 9.1 6.5 0.7 9.1 45% .333 1.73 4.67 5.55 101 4.89 104.3 0.3
2009 SEA MLB 73 0 71.3 3 6 38 49 34 80 4 97 6.2 4.3 0.5 10.1 27% .254 1.16 3.05 2.52 100 3.65 78.4 1.3
2010 SEA MLB 53 0 49.7 0 6 31 33 25 49 5 94 6.0 4.5 0.9 8.9 40% .231 1.17 4.01 3.44 106 4.22 95.4 0.4
2012 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 112 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 67% .000 2.00 17.04 9.00 10 1.38 31.5 0.0
2013 NYN MLB 43 0 39.7 2 2 0 39 19 36 7 95 8.8 4.3 1.6 8.2 34% .286 1.46 5.24 4.31 116 5.04 120.6 -0.2
2015 ATL MLB 33 0 30.7 1 1 0 25 14 35 6 95 7.3 4.1 1.8 10.3 29% .264 1.27 4.88 4.70 112 5.03 117.5 -0.1
CareerMLB3310337.016186929618334041987.94.91.19.136%.2861.424.454.271044.4296.62.9

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-
2003 SJO A+ CLF 18 0 18.3 1 1 8 14 7 28 2 6.9 3.4 1.0 13.8 0% .324 1.15 3.23 1.97 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN MLB NL 11 0 10.7 1 0 0 20 10 5 1 94 16.9 8.4 0.8 4.2 36% .442 2.81 6.60 6.75 117 7.34 151.4
2004 FRE AAA PCL 44 0 55.3 6 4 11 46 30 53 2 7.5 4.9 0.3 8.6 0% .284 1.37 3.85 3.09 0 0.00 0.0
2004 grc Wnt AFL 15 0 14.3 1 1 2 14 9 16 1 8.8 5.7 0.6 10.1 0% -.500 1.61 5.05 3.15 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NRW AA EAS 9 8 46.0 6 2 0 44 13 30 2 83 8.6 2.5 0.4 5.9 51% .292 1.24 3.26 2.93 0 0.00 0.0
2005 WTN AA SOU 33 3 50.7 4 1 2 48 32 43 3 10 8.5 5.7 0.5 7.6 55% .317 1.58 4.54 3.91 0 0.00 0.0
2005 msa Wnt AFL 12 0 18.2 0 0 0 32 10 18 2 15.8 4.9 1.0 8.9 0% -1.000 2.31 5.33 9.89 0 0.00 0.0
2006 CHN MLB NL 45 0 53.0 3 0 0 41 28 49 9 98 7.0 4.8 1.5 8.3 38% .232 1.30 5.10 4.08 106 4.52 92.0
2006 IOW AAA PCL 29 0 36.0 2 3 8 31 15 36 1 100 7.8 3.8 0.3 9.0 54% .292 1.28 2.94 3.25 0 0.00 0.0
2007 CHA MLB AL 25 0 32.3 2 1 0 39 17 36 4 101 10.9 4.7 1.1 10.0 39% .376 1.73 4.35 6.40 88 3.37 69.6
2007 CHR AAA INT 28 0 35.3 3 2 15 26 11 45 7 96 6.6 2.8 1.8 11.5 32% .235 1.05 4.13 4.33 0 0.00 0.0
2008 BOS MLB AL 47 0 48.7 4 2 0 49 35 49 4 108 9.1 6.5 0.7 9.1 45% .333 1.73 4.67 5.55 101 4.89 104.3
2008 PAW AAA INT 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 85 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 25% .000 1.00 4.31 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2009 SEA MLB AL 73 0 71.3 3 6 38 49 34 80 4 97 6.2 4.3 0.5 10.1 27% .254 1.16 3.05 2.52 100 3.65 78.4
2010 SEA MLB AL 53 0 49.7 0 6 31 33 25 49 5 94 6.0 4.5 0.9 8.9 40% .231 1.17 4.01 3.44 106 4.22 95.4
2011 TAC AAA PCL 5 0 4.0 0 1 0 8 4 5 1 106 18.0 9.0 2.3 11.3 29% .538 3.00 8.28 15.75 0 0.00 0.0
2012 NYA MLB AL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 112 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 67% .000 2.00 17.04 9.00 10 1.38 31.5
2012 STA A- NYP 1 1 0.7 0 1 0 4 1 1 1 100 54.0 13.5 13.5 13.5 43% .500 7.50 24.33 27.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TAM A+ FSL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 109 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 1.00 6.39 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 YAN Rk GCL 3 3 5.0 0 0 0 3 1 7 0 98 5.4 1.8 0.0 12.6 58% .250 0.80 1.23 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 NYN MLB NL 43 0 39.7 2 2 0 39 19 36 7 95 8.8 4.3 1.6 8.2 34% .286 1.46 5.24 4.31 116 5.04 120.6
2013 LVG AAA PCL 8 0 8.0 0 0 3 5 7 11 1 107 5.6 7.9 1.1 12.4 59% .250 1.50 5.06 1.13 0 0.00 0.0
2013 NWO AAA PCL 10 0 14.0 1 0 0 9 8 12 2 85 5.8 5.1 1.3 7.7 32% .194 1.21 5.42 2.57 0 0.00 0.0
2014 MEM AAA PCL 33 0 35.0 4 0 11 20 17 36 1 90 5.1 4.4 0.3 9.3 34% .216 1.06 3.72 1.29 100 3.64 73.8
2014 CRD Rk GCL 2 0 2.0 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 13.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .429 2.00 2.98 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2015 ATL MLB NL 33 0 30.7 1 1 0 25 14 35 6 95 7.3 4.1 1.8 10.3 29% .264 1.27 4.88 4.70 112 5.03 117.5
2015 GWN AAA INT 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 90 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 100% .000 0.00 -0.85 0.00 0 1.53 31.6
2015 OKL AAA PCL 20 0 18.7 0 1 15 12 7 23 0 94 5.8 3.4 0.0 11.1 27% .267 1.02 2.25 2.41 78 1.93 41.5
2016 BUF AAA INT 14 0 13.7 0 1 6 11 9 14 1 7.2 5.9 0.7 9.2 30% .278 1.46 4.26 5.27 104 3.73 82.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 914 0.4726 0.4584 0.7637 0.6782 0.2614 0.7918 0.6984 0.2363
2009 1212 0.5305 0.4629 0.7237 0.6392 0.2636 0.7737 0.5867 0.2763
2010 841 0.5054 0.4400 0.7378 0.6094 0.2668 0.8185 0.5495 0.2622
2012 24 0.4167 0.4167 0.6000 0.6000 0.2857 0.8333 0.2500 0.4000
2013 696 0.4986 0.4784 0.7327 0.6744 0.2837 0.8077 0.5556 0.2673
2015 479 0.5240 0.5157 0.6802 0.7331 0.2763 0.7717 0.4127 0.3198
Career41660.50600.46570.73110.65820.26870.79250.57660.2689

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
2014-06-17 2014-08-20 Minors 64 0 - Groin Surgery Torn Adductor - Surgery Date Is Estimated 2014-07-05
2012-02-25 2012-09-25 60-DL 213 153 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-07-22 -
2011-05-11 2011-05-11 On-Alr 0 0 Left Hip Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2011-01-03
2011-03-22 2011-09-29 60-DL 191 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-07-22
2011-02-24 2011-03-22 Camp 26 0 Left Hip Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2011-01-03
2011-01-03 2011-01-03 Off 0 0 Left Hip Surgery Labrum 2011-01-03
2010-09-20 2010-10-04 DTD 14 13 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-03-05 2010-03-12 Camp 7 0 Right Groin Soreness -
2009-09-21 2009-09-24 DTD 3 2 Low Back Tightness -
2009-08-05 2009-08-07 DTD 2 2 Hip Infection Boil on Glute -
2009-07-05 2009-07-08 DTD 3 3 Low Back Strain -
2008-08-21 2008-09-10 15-DL 20 17 Right Groin Strain -
2008-07-19 2008-08-08 15-DL 20 17 Right Groin Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 TOR $
2015 LAN $
2014 SLN $
2013 MIA $
2012 NYA $500,000
2011 SEA $4,500,000
2010 SEA $2,750,000
2009 SEA $419,000
2008 BOS $403,250
2007 CHA $387,500
2004 SFN $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$9,259,750
7 yrTotal$9,259,750

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 29 dTWC Sports1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/5/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/19/15 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Dodgers 6/1/15 (exercised opt-out clause). Signed by Atlanta 6/7/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 6/9/15. DFA by Atlanta 8/24/15. Released 9/1/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/23/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. Released by Cleveland 3/21/14. Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/25/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Miami as a free agent 4/13/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Miami 5/15/13. Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/20/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Mets 6/8/13.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012), plus 2013 club option. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/23/12. 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.5M club option based on 2012 performance. Performance bonuses. NY Yankees exercised 2013 option 10/29/12. DFA by NY Yankees 3/29/13. Released 4/4/13.
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration). Released by Seattle 10/31/11.
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2010) Re-signed by Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2009). Acquired by Seattle in trade from Boston 1/20/09 after being DFA 1/15/09. Signed by Seattle 3/1/09
  • 1 year/$403,250 (2008). Acquired in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/28/08. Re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007). Re-signed 2/07. DFA 1/22/08
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed 3/06
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)

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 2.5 1.2 2.5 55 0 51.7 40 25 48 6 .244 1.24 3.96 4.15 5.0 0.5
80o 2.1 1 2 48 0 44.9 38 23 42 6 .261 1.36 4.43 4.66 1.9 0.2
70o 1.9 0.8 1.7 43 0 40.2 36 22 38 6 .273 1.44 4.78 5.03 0.1 0.0
60o 1.7 0.7 1.5 39 0 36.3 34 21 34 5 .283 1.52 5.09 5.36 -1.2 -0.1
50o 1.5 0.6 1.3 35 0 32.7 32 20 31 5 .293 1.60 5.39 5.68 -2.2 -0.2
40o 1.3 0.5 1.1 31 0 29.3 30 19 27 5 .303 1.67 5.69 6 -3.0 -0.3
30o 1.1 0.4 1 27 0 25.7 28 17 24 5 .313 1.76 6.02 6.35 -3.6 -0.4
20o 0.9 0.3 0.8 23 0 21.7 25 15 20 4 .326 1.86 6.42 6.77 -4.0 -0.4
10o 0.7 0.2 0.5 17 0 16.4 20 13 15 3 .343 2.02 6.99 7.37 -4.1 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.40.61.334031.93119305.2901.575.335.62-2.0-0.2

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)How do I value Addison Reed if I just started a dynasty rebuild? I know closers should be the first thing to go in a rebuild, but I can't help but believe he's relatively stable and likely to help me when I compete again in 2-3 years. Thanks
(JoeTinker from Chicago)
Here is a list of all closers who recorded 25 or more saves in 2010: Brian Wilson (48), Heath Bell (47), Rafael Soriano (45), Joakim Soria (43), Matt Capps (42), Neftali Feliz (40), Francisco Cordero (40), Carlos Marmol (38), Billy Wagner (37), Jonathan Papelbon (37), Kevin Gregg (37), Mariano Rivera (33), David Aardsma (31), Juan Oviedo (30), Bobby Jenks (27), Ryan Franklin (27), Brad Lidge (27), Jose Valverde (26), Francisco Rodriguez (25) and Andrew Bailey (25). (Bret Sayre)
2013-01-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is the Yankee bullpen deep enough to overcome the loss of Soriano?
(Alex from Anaheim)
Thanks for coming back, Alex.

With Mariano Rivera, and David Aardsma and Joba Chamberlain in the mix, I don't think the Yankees will miss Soriano too much, provided that at least two of those three righties are healthy. Also, to throw in a little Top 10 prospect lingo, keep in mind that they have a potential "Factor on the Farm" in Mark Montgomery. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-01-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)If Seattle moves Brandon League mid-season, who takes over as the M's closer?
(PepeShady from St Paul)
The obvious candidate is George Sherrill, given his previous closer experience. If he bombs... David Aardsma might be rehabbing by then.

Also, quick use of dianagram's ESC trick has shown me that Aardsma's sister is attractive. -- Dave (Best of BP with Ben and Dave)


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