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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 34)
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Birth Date3-20-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
Age34 years, 5 months, 2 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
2010 ATL MLB 79 0 83.0 4 4 1 61 39 93 1 93 6.6 4.2 0.1 10.1 0% .287 1.20 2.71 1.95 80 3.67 82.8 1.2
2011 ATL MLB 85 0 88.0 6 2 5 53 43 96 2 95 5.4 4.4 0.2 9.8 0% .242 1.09 2.74 1.84 84 3.90 90.6 0.9
2012 ATL MLB 66 0 58.7 5 4 0 61 28 69 6 98 9.4 4.3 0.9 10.6 0% .357 1.52 3.79 3.22 94 3.59 82.3 0.8
2018 ATL 0 28 0 20.3 4 1 2 15 10 16 0 92 6.6 4.4 0.0 7.1 72% .250 1.23 3.17 3.54 100 5.02 112.1 0.0
2018 TBA 0 22 1 14.0 1 1 1 11 6 11 1 101 7.1 3.9 0.6 7.1 71% .250 1.21 3.83 3.86 100 4.74 105.8 0.0
2019 ATL 0 9 0 4.7 0 0 1 9 8 7 3 106 17.4 15.4 5.8 13.5 50% .462 3.64 13.70 17.36 101 5.41 112.2 0.0
2019 WAS 0 3 0 3.3 0 1 0 3 2 5 0 106 8.1 5.4 0.0 13.5 89% .333 1.50 3.80 5.40 100 5.18 103.2 0.0
2018 TOT MLB 50 1 34.3 5 2 3 26 16 27 1 96 6.8 4.2 0.3 7.1 71% .250 1.22 3.44 3.67 100 4.90 109.6 0.0
2019 TOT MLB 12 0 8.0 0 1 1 12 10 12 3 106 13.5 11.3 3.4 13.5 64% .409 2.75 9.57 12.38 100 5.31 108.5 0.0
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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-
2005 ROM A SAL 23 12 103.0 8 6 3 100 52 66 4 67 8.7 4.5 0.3 5.8 0% -.738 1.48 4.29 3.93 110 6.07 119.6
2007 MYR A+ CRL 17 12 79.7 3 3 1 60 38 64 4 96 6.8 4.3 0.5 7.2 0% .252 1.23 3.92 3.39 100 4.01 82.3
2008 MYR A+ CRL 5 3 17.7 1 2 1 21 7 7 0 101 10.7 3.6 0.0 3.6 0% .323 1.58 4.01 4.07 109 6.13 125.4
2008 MIS AA SOU 3 2 9.0 1 0 0 10 5 7 0 102 10.0 5.0 0.0 7.0 0% .333 1.67 3.35 1.00 100 5.21 106.6
2008 BRA Rk GCL 4 4 7.7 0 0 0 10 2 10 1 51 11.7 2.3 1.2 11.7 0% .429 1.56 3.80 4.68 83 6.85 140.1
2008 hon Wnt HWB 8 7 31.0 2 3 0 33 8 26 1 9.6 2.3 0.3 7.5 0% .327 1.32 3.53 2.90 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MIS AA SOU 12 12 65.3 4 4 0 60 35 40 2 89 8.3 4.8 0.3 5.5 0% .290 1.45 4.01 2.76 108 5.17 108.7
2009 GWN AAA INT 17 17 91.3 4 7 0 103 42 58 7 104 10.2 4.1 0.7 5.7 0% .322 1.59 4.35 5.62 115 6.54 137.6
2010 ATL MLB NL 79 0 83.0 4 4 1 61 39 93 1 93 6.6 4.2 0.1 10.1 0% .287 1.20 2.71 1.95 80 3.67 82.8
2010 GWN AAA INT 2 1 6.7 1 0 0 4 1 6 0 104 5.4 1.3 0.0 8.1 0% .222 0.75 1.94 1.34 0 0.00 0.0
2011 ATL MLB NL 85 0 88.0 6 2 5 53 43 96 2 95 5.4 4.4 0.2 9.8 0% .242 1.09 2.74 1.84 84 3.90 90.6
2012 ATL MLB NL 66 0 58.7 5 4 0 61 28 69 6 98 9.4 4.3 0.9 10.6 0% .357 1.52 3.79 3.22 94 3.59 82.3
2012 GWN AAA INT 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 0.00 3.15 0.00 107 4.49 93.5
2016 PCH A+ FSL 5 1 4.0 0 1 0 7 2 3 1 97 15.8 4.5 2.3 6.8 71% .462 2.25 6.50 9.00 112 7.53 166.3
2017 PCH A+ FSL 10 0 10.0 0 0 0 5 5 11 0 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.9 76% .238 1.00 2.91 1.80 90 3.03 64.5
2017 MNT AA SOU 8 0 7.7 0 0 0 5 4 10 0 5.9 4.7 0.0 11.7 53% .294 1.17 2.07 4.70 82 3.62 77.0
2017 DUR AAA INT 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 9.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 100% .500 2.00 2.34 0.00 97 4.54 96.6
2017 RAY Rk GCL 5 2 5.0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 114 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 62% .308 1.00 1.62 0.00 83 2.74 58.3
2018 ATL MLB NL 28 0 20.3 4 1 2 15 10 16 0 92 6.6 4.4 0.0 7.1 72% .250 1.23 3.17 3.54 100 5.02 112.1
2018 TBA MLB AL 22 1 14.0 1 1 1 11 6 11 1 101 7.1 3.9 0.6 7.1 71% .250 1.21 3.83 3.86 100 4.74 105.8
2018 PCH A+ FSL 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 96 9.0 9.0 0.0 13.5 100% .500 2.00 3.47 0.00 86 4.26 90.0
2018 DUR AAA INT 5 0 5.7 0 0 0 4 5 6 0 6.4 7.9 0.0 9.5 60% .267 1.59 3.86 1.59 112 4.65 98.3
2019 ATL MLB NL 9 0 4.7 0 0 1 9 8 7 3 106 17.4 15.4 5.8 13.5 50% .462 3.64 13.70 17.36 101 5.41 112.2
2019 WAS MLB NL 3 0 3.3 0 1 0 3 2 5 0 106 8.1 5.4 0.0 13.5 89% .333 1.50 3.80 5.40 100 5.18 103.2
2019 HAR AA EAS 10 0 7.0 0 0 0 6 6 4 0 7.7 7.7 0.0 5.1 74% .261 1.71 5.04 1.29 128 6.42 131.5
2019 GWN AAA INT 7 0 7.0 0 0 0 3 2 6 0 3.9 2.6 0.0 7.7 81% .188 0.71 2.76 0.00 84 2.52 51.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2010 1326 0.4080 0.4351 0.6430 0.5564 0.3516 0.8372 0.4312 0.3570
2011 1297 0.3639 0.4665 0.6198 0.6017 0.3891 0.8345 0.4299 0.3802
2012 952 0.3834 0.4674 0.6697 0.6411 0.3595 0.8846 0.4313 0.3303
2018 526 0.3878 0.4087 0.7488 0.5833 0.2981 0.9160 0.5417 0.2512
2019 196 0.3827 0.3520 0.7246 0.5200 0.2479 0.8974 0.5000 0.2754
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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
2014-08-28 2014-08-28 On-Alr 0 0 Left Elbow Sprain Tear of Revision Graft -
2014-03-21 2014-09-29 60-DL 192 162 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Revision Tommy John Surgery 2013-05-16 -
2013-03-22 2013-10-08 60-DL 200 162 Left Elbow Surgery Revision Tommy John Surgery 2013-05-16 -
2012-07-30 2012-08-05 DTD 6 6 Left Elbow Soreness - -
2012-07-05 2012-07-22 15-DL 17 13 Left Elbow Impingement - -
2012-03-19 2012-03-29 Camp 10 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
2011-04-20 2011-04-22 DTD 2 2 Left Upper Arm Soreness Biceps -
2008-04-04 2008-08-01 Minors 119 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
2006-04-06 2006-09-08 Minors 155 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery -
2005-08-18 2005-09-05 Minors 18 16 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ATL $2,250,000
2018 TBA $
2017 TBA $
2016 TBA $
2015 TBA $
2014 ATL $1,625,000
2013 ATL $1,625,000
2012 ATL $533,000
2011 ATL $429,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$4,212,500
2019Current$2,250,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$6,462,500
5 yrTotal$6,462,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 159 dJet Sports Management1 year/$2.25M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2019). Re-signed by Atlanta 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration). Released by Atlanta 5/18/19. Signed by Washington as a free agent 5/29/19 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Washington 6/25/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/25/18. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Tampa Bay 7/26/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/30/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years (2015-16). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/11/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta 11/13/13 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Atlanta 11/20/14. Released 11/21/14.
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2013). Re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.533M (2012). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4295M (2011). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Atlanta 11/19/09. Re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2003 (30-907) (Indian River State College).

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 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 20.1 15 9 18 2 .246 1.19 3.60 3.71 0.2 0.0
80o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 13.6 11 7 12 1 .264 1.31 4.07 4.18 0.1 0.0
70o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 9.2 8 5 8 1 .277 1.40 4.42 4.53 0.0 0.0
60o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 5.6 5 3 5 1 .288 1.48 4.71 4.84 0.0 0.0
50o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 2.3 2 1 2 0 .299 1.56 5.00 5.13 -0.1 0.0
Weighted Mean0.10.10201.11110.2961.544.955.08-0.10.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is there any baseball-related skill at which you think you are better than any current major leaguer, and if so, what is it and who is it?
(Truman from Seahaven)
I am not very good at baseball and have a bad throwing shoulder, so I couldn't even say I'd hit better than the worst hitting pitchers or throw better than the weakest first baseman. I am faster than some major leaguers though. I watched Jose Molina saunter out a double the other day, and I am decidedly faster than he is.

Is it mean to say that today I could throw harder than Jonny Venters? Get well Jonny :( (Zachary Levine)
2013-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)In a keeper league w/ farm system (7x7 obp, xbh,hld, qs)- I am being offered my choice of Matt Moore or David Price, Tyler Skaggs, R. Soriano, Jonny Venters, and two-4 first round picks for my Gerrit Cole and Craig Kimbrel, and Clayton Kershaw. Yes, No, or Maybe So?
(Mitch from Buffalo)
I'm not sure what's going to be available at those picks, but unless it is substantial talent I would pass. (Josh Shepardson)
2012-03-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any picks for non-closers worth taking for pure K/WHIP/ERA/maybe win-stealing upside? Basically Tyler Clippard types...
(Mark from Cleveland)
Kenley Jansen #1, but his save upside will make him expensive. Clippard is good. Mike Adams, Sergio Romo (if they let him face more lefties this year and he gets more than 40 IP), Jonny Venters, Hong-Chih Kuo (if healthy), Joaquin Benoit, Grant Balfour (if he doesn't close), Matt Thornton/Addison Reed (whoever doesn't close). (Derek Carty)
2011-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has Fredi Gonzalez overused Craig Kimbrel? Coming back to bite the Braves down the stretch?
(Trey from Frisco TX)
That's one of the topics I'm looking at for tomorrow's column; in fact I was so absorbed in it that the chat got a late start. I think the answer is yes given that he's second in the league in appearances to only teammate Jonny Venters. Note that his last two appearances, and the tripling of his home runs allowed total, came during a stretch of three consecutive appearances, and that the last three games he's allowed runs have come on zero days of rest. I'd include Venters, whose 82 appearances lead the league, in the overuse pile as well based upon his September struggles. (Jay Jaffe)


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