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Birth Date9-21-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age31 years, 11 months, 28 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 MIL MLB 10 0 10.0 1 0 0 8 6 8 0 98 7.2 5.4 0.0 7.2 0% .286 1.40 3.30 2.70 90 4.17 94.3 0.1
2011 KCA MLB 14 0 15.3 1 1 1 12 11 13 1 112 7.0 6.5 0.6 7.6 0% .262 1.50 4.36 4.70 105 5.10 118.5 -0.1
2012 KCA MLB 13 0 13.3 0 0 0 19 13 13 0 101 12.8 8.8 0.0 8.8 0% .404 2.40 4.01 6.75 108 5.36 122.9 -0.1
2013 TOR MLB 10 0 10.3 1 0 0 8 5 12 1 101 7.0 4.4 0.9 10.5 0% .280 1.26 3.46 0.87 93 4.00 95.9 0.1
2014 MIL 0 29 0 28.7 1 1 0 27 7 25 1 100 8.5 2.2 0.3 7.8 0% .321 1.19 2.54 1.88 103 4.04 99.0 0.2
2014 TOR 0 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 8 3 4 0 95 21.6 8.1 0.0 10.8 0% .667 3.30 5.26 10.80 78 2.03 49.9 0.1
2015 MIL MLB 72 0 68.0 5 0 0 64 22 67 5 95 8.5 2.9 0.7 8.9 0% .314 1.26 3.24 2.65 87 3.68 86.1 0.8
2016 MIL 0 47 0 44.7 2 2 27 45 11 35 2 93 9.1 2.2 0.4 7.1 59% .312 1.25 3.20 2.22 95 4.45 98.5 0.3
2016 TEX 0 12 0 13.3 1 0 0 10 7 7 0 113 6.8 4.7 0.0 4.7 70% .270 1.28 3.63 2.70 110 5.49 121.5 -0.1
2017 MIL 0 22 1 24.7 4 0 0 24 15 22 2 91 8.8 5.5 0.7 8.0 65% .301 1.58 4.27 3.65 96 4.42 94.2 0.2
2017 TEX 0 39 0 40.7 1 2 0 49 19 29 8 10.8 4.2 1.8 6.4 56% .328 1.67 5.82 5.31 113 6.45 137.3 -0.6
2018 MIL MLB 73 0 76.7 8 1 15 49 27 89 5 95 5.8 3.2 0.6 10.4 58% .249 0.99 2.74 1.29 75 2.62 58.6 2.0
2019 MIL MLB 48 0 52.0 3 4 1 54 17 46 5 96 9.3 2.9 0.9 8.0 49% .322 1.37 3.93 5.02 99 4.82 98.5 0.3
2014 TOT MLB 32 0 32.0 1 1 0 35 10 29 1 100 9.8 2.8 0.3 8.2 0% .000 1.41 2.82 2.81 99 3.83 93.9 0.3
2016 TOT MLB 59 0 58.0 3 2 27 55 18 42 2 97 8.5 2.8 0.3 6.5 61% .303 1.26 3.30 2.33 98 4.69 103.8 0.2
2017 TOT MLB 61 1 65.3 5 2 0 73 34 51 10 34 10.1 4.7 1.4 7.0 60% .318 1.64 5.23 4.68 106 5.68 121.0 -0.4
CareerMLB3921401.028114437716337030878.53.70.78.358%.3071.353.613.16944.2494.23.3

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-
2006 BRR Rk AZL 13 4 33.0 2 5 0 30 25 37 0 104 8.2 6.8 0.0 10.1 0% .300 1.67 4.84 6.00 101 4.91 103.0
2007 WVA A SAL 18 18 86.3 9 5 0 62 44 95 8 105 6.5 4.6 0.8 9.9 0% .255 1.23 4.26 3.13 99 3.52 72.2
2008 BRV A+ FSL 15 14 79.3 4 6 0 65 41 102 5 99 7.4 4.7 0.6 11.6 0% .323 1.34 3.19 4.09 87 4.24 86.8
2008 HUN AA SOU 4 4 14.7 2 1 0 17 11 13 2 103 10.4 6.7 1.2 8.0 0% .349 1.90 5.89 5.51 115 5.86 119.9
2008 PEJ Wnt AFL 3 3 7.0 1 0 0 10 6 7 1 12.9 7.7 1.3 9.0 0% .391 2.29 7.37 12.86 0 0.00 0.0
2009 BRV A+ FSL 6 5 33.0 2 1 0 16 22 36 2 93 4.4 6.0 0.5 9.8 0% .189 1.15 4.07 2.18 100 2.93 61.7
2009 HUN AA SOU 8 8 27.3 1 3 0 26 33 34 1 99 8.6 10.9 0.3 11.2 0% .362 2.16 4.82 7.58 105 6.43 135.2
2010 MIL MLB NL 10 0 10.0 1 0 0 8 6 8 0 98 7.2 5.4 0.0 7.2 0% .286 1.40 3.30 2.70 90 4.17 94.3
2010 WIS A MDW 5 0 8.0 0 0 0 0 3 14 0 0.0 3.4 0.0 15.8 0% .000 0.38 1.60 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 BRV A+ FSL 8 0 10.0 0 0 1 10 7 14 0 9.0 6.3 0.0 12.6 0% .370 1.70 2.73 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
2010 HUN AA SOU 11 0 14.3 1 1 3 8 2 15 0 5.0 1.3 0.0 9.4 0% .229 0.70 1.91 1.26 0 0.00 0.0
2010 afw Wnt AFL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 9.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 0% .500 2.00 3.37 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 gcr Wnt AFL 10 0 11.7 0 0 0 9 12 14 0 6.9 9.2 0.0 10.8 0% .281 1.79 5.05 3.08 0 0.00 0.0
2011 KCA MLB AL 14 0 15.3 1 1 1 12 11 13 1 112 7.0 6.5 0.6 7.6 0% .262 1.50 4.36 4.70 105 5.10 118.5
2011 NWA AA TEX 9 8 31.7 1 3 0 32 22 20 2 110 9.1 6.3 0.6 5.7 0% .313 1.71 5.20 4.26 120 6.62 135.1
2011 OMA AAA PCL 16 3 24.0 2 3 3 27 18 24 5 92 10.1 6.8 1.9 9.0 0% .333 1.88 6.86 7.13 116 6.56 134.0
2012 KCA MLB AL 13 0 13.3 0 0 0 19 13 13 0 101 12.8 8.8 0.0 8.8 0% .404 2.40 4.01 6.75 108 5.36 122.9
2012 NWA AA TEX 1 0 1.3 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0.0 6.8 0.0 20.3 0% .000 0.75 1.02 0.00 54 2.49 51.8
2012 OMA AAA PCL 37 0 58.0 5 4 2 52 25 61 4 8.1 3.9 0.6 9.5 0% .318 1.33 3.74 4.97 85 3.44 71.6
2012 MAR Wnt VWL 2 0 3.3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2.7 2.7 0.0 2.7 0% .111 0.60 3.53 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 TOR MLB AL 10 0 10.3 1 0 0 8 5 12 1 101 7.0 4.4 0.9 10.5 0% .280 1.26 3.46 0.87 93 4.00 95.9
2013 DUN A+ FSL 3 0 5.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1.8 0.0 0.0 3.6 0% .067 0.20 2.44 0.00 102 2.44 53.0
2013 BUF AAA INT 25 0 27.3 1 0 7 22 13 28 0 7.2 4.3 0.0 9.2 0% .324 1.28 2.58 1.65 89 4.14 89.9
2014 MIL MLB NL 29 0 28.7 1 1 0 27 7 25 1 100 8.5 2.2 0.3 7.8 0% .321 1.19 2.54 1.88 103 4.04 99.0
2014 TOR MLB AL 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 8 3 4 0 95 21.6 8.1 0.0 10.8 0% .667 3.30 5.26 10.80 78 2.03 49.9
2014 NAS AAA PCL 30 0 41.7 4 1 5 33 18 45 0 7.1 3.9 0.0 9.7 0% .317 1.22 2.83 1.51 78 3.39 71.8
2015 MIL MLB NL 72 0 68.0 5 0 0 64 22 67 5 95 8.5 2.9 0.7 8.9 0% .314 1.26 3.24 2.65 87 3.68 86.1
2016 MIL MLB NL 47 0 44.7 2 2 27 45 11 35 2 93 9.1 2.2 0.4 7.1 59% .312 1.25 3.20 2.22 95 4.45 98.5
2016 TEX MLB AL 12 0 13.3 1 0 0 10 7 7 0 113 6.8 4.7 0.0 4.7 70% .270 1.28 3.63 2.70 110 5.49 121.5
2017 MIL MLB NL 22 1 24.7 4 0 0 24 15 22 2 91 8.8 5.5 0.7 8.0 65% .301 1.58 4.27 3.65 96 4.42 94.2
2017 TEX MLB AL 39 0 40.7 1 2 0 49 19 29 8 10.8 4.2 1.8 6.4 56% .328 1.67 5.82 5.31 113 6.45 137.3
2018 MIL MLB NL 73 0 76.7 8 1 15 49 27 89 5 95 5.8 3.2 0.6 10.4 58% .249 0.99 2.74 1.29 75 2.62 58.6
2019 MIL MLB NL 48 0 52.0 3 4 1 54 17 46 5 96 9.3 2.9 0.9 8.0 49% .322 1.37 3.93 5.02 99 4.82 98.5
2019 SAN AAA PCL 4 0 4.3 0 0 0 9 0 5 3 18.7 0.0 6.2 10.4 35% .429 2.08 10.48 14.54 126 7.94 163.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2010 179 0.4413 0.4190 0.7600 0.6456 0.2400 0.8235 0.6250 0.2400
2011 301 0.4784 0.3953 0.7899 0.6181 0.1911 0.8989 0.4667 0.2101
2012 287 0.4948 0.3972 0.7632 0.5915 0.2069 0.7976 0.6667 0.2368
2013 188 0.5638 0.4202 0.7215 0.5377 0.2683 0.7895 0.5455 0.2785
2014 493 0.5355 0.4341 0.8318 0.5833 0.2620 0.8896 0.6833 0.1682
2015 1049 0.4519 0.4623 0.7299 0.6350 0.3200 0.8372 0.5543 0.2701
2016 855 0.4807 0.4585 0.7730 0.5791 0.3468 0.8782 0.6104 0.2270
2017 1135 0.4317 0.4441 0.7599 0.6286 0.3039 0.8701 0.5867 0.2401
2018 1211 0.4748 0.4740 0.6899 0.6435 0.3208 0.7973 0.4951 0.3101
2019 860 0.4733 0.4791 0.7888 0.6806 0.2980 0.8520 0.6593 0.2112
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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
2011-08-28 2011-09-05 Minors 8 8 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 MIL $3,175,000
2018 MIL $1,700,000
2017 TEX $2,100,000
2016 MIL $519,100
2015 MIL $510,500
2014 TOR $507,600
2013 TOR $495,900
2011 KCA $414,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$6,247,600
2019Current$3,175,000
9 yrPvs + Cur$9,422,600
9 yrTotal$9,422,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 104 dDouble Diamond Sports1 year/$1.7M (2018), 2019-20 options

Details
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2018), plus 2019, 2020 club options. Re-signed by Milwaukee 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration). 18:$1.7M, 19:$3.175M club option, 20:$4.3M club option. Annual performance bonuses based on games finished, innings: $50,000 each for 15, 20 GF. $0.1M each for 25, 30 GF. $0.15M each for 35, 40 GF. $0.175M each for 45, 50 GF. $0.25M for 55 GF. $25,000 for 20 IP. $50,000 each for 30, 40 IP. $75,000 for 50 IP. $0.1M for 60 IP. $0.15M for 70 IP. $0.25M for 80 IP. $0.3M for 90 IP. Milwaukee exercised 2019 option 10/31/18. DFA, released by Milwaukee 9/1/19.,
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2017). Re-signed by Texas 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 55, 60, 65 games. $0.1M for 70 games. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 7/31/17 with $711,475 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$0.5191M (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16. Acquired by Texas 8/1/16 with $175,870 remaining on contract. Placed on restricted list 8/26/16 (DWI arrest). Reinstated 9/23/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2014). Re-signed by Toronto 3/14. DFA by Toronto 4/5/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/14 (refused assignment). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/18/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Milwaukee 7/21/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013). Re-signed by Toronto 3/13. DFA by Toronto 4/6/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 4/16/13. Contract selected by Toronto 9/3/13.
  • 1 year/$481,725 (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12. Acquired by Toronto in trade 11/8/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2011). Signed by Kansas City 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/29/10. Recalled 9/1/10. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10 (Greinke deal).
  • Drafted by Milwaukee 2006 (1-16). $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 5.2 1.7 5.6 79 0 80.0 52 27 87 6 .243 0.98 2.46 2.71 15.6 1.7
80o 4.7 1.5 5 73 0 73.7 51 27 80 6 .257 1.06 2.80 3.08 11.4 1.2
70o 4.4 1.4 4.6 69 0 69.3 51 26 75 6 .268 1.12 3.05 3.35 8.8 1.0
60o 4.1 1.2 4.2 65 0 65.6 50 26 71 6 .276 1.17 3.26 3.59 6.6 0.7
50o 3.9 1.1 4 62 0 62.2 50 26 68 5 .285 1.22 3.47 3.81 4.8 0.5
40o 3.6 1 3.7 58 0 58.8 49 25 64 5 .293 1.27 3.68 4.03 3.2 0.3
30o 3.3 0.9 3.4 55 0 55.3 48 25 60 5 .302 1.32 3.90 4.28 1.6 0.2
20o 3 0.8 3 51 0 51.3 47 24 56 5 .312 1.39 4.17 4.57 -0.1 0.0
10o 2.7 0.7 2.6 46 0 46.0 45 23 50 5 .326 1.48 4.55 4.98 -2.1 -0.2
Weighted Mean3.81.13.961061.64925675.2821.203.443.785.00.5

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-12-05 12:00:00 (link to chat)Does Jeremy Jeffress close to start the season? Do Hader or Knebel take it away from him?
(tallahassee from Chatham, NJ)
I think this depends a lot on what the Brewer want to do with the "closer" role. If they value having a guy who is "restricted" to the ninth inning, rather than a floater who's tasked with entering a game at the highest-leverage spots, then I think that either Jeffress or Knebel are going to be in that spot ... but I might put Corey Knebel there instead. He had a bad run for a while last year, but I think CK is the more talented pitcher. Hader is too valuable as a roving weapon (plus managers don't usually like lefty closers) for him to be shoehorned into that one-inning, ninth-inning role. (Bryan Grosnick)
2015-10-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you tell us about Jeremy Jeffress and how he got to be so good this season?
(BREWCREW from Milwaukee)
Jeremy has come a long way and I am so proud of him for getting to this point in his career. He' a unique talent and an even better person. I think this year was the culmination of a lot of things not limited to being with the right organization for the player. He finally found a home and sometimes thats all it takes. You really can go home again. (Joshua Kusnick)
2013-01-14 14:00:00 (link to chat)I have seen Law mention adding prospects to the 40-man to get around the pot suspension, but would this be allowed and how would it work? I mean, I know the Brewers added Jeremy Jeffress to their 40-man early, but it wasn't to get around a suspension, it was to avoid another one. I can't imagine Singleton would be allowed to play at the major league level, which is what Law seems to be saying would happen.
(Chris from KC)
That is what he was saying, I believe, and I wondered the same thing. I haven't had a chance to look up the rule myself. I'll do that. (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-01-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Jon Singleton: Is this a first time that a player has been suspended for pot? Is is this a reasonable action on the Organized Baseball's?
(Hoot Stromboli from city by a Great Lake)
Not the first time it's happened. Jeremy Jeffress was suspended not once but twice, Tim Beckham was suspended once, and there may be others. I think it's an excessive penalty, particularly given the double standards. For one, players on the 40-man roster aren't tested for drugs of abuse. For another, smoking pot is far less harmful to others than drunk driving, which carries no sanction within major or minor league baseball. (Jay Jaffe on the Hall of Fame)
2010-11-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would you agree with this small change in wording, Senator? "Any pitcher who has value --and has not yet proven himself incapable of effective and healthy with a starter's workload-- is better utilized in a starting rotation." Feliz and Cashner would then be rotation candidates, but Jeremy Jeffress or Mark Rogers might not be.
(Bernie from Brewtown)
Yes, I'm onboard with that, but since yours is sort of grammatically incorrect, let's once and for all change it to "Any pitcher who has value -- and has not yet proven himself incapable of remaining healthy or effective with a starter's workload -- is better utilized in a starting rotation." We can call this Seidman's Law of Swingmen. (Eric Seidman)
2010-03-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Jeremy Jeffress is a starter or reliever when he comes back?
(Eric from Linceburg)
Personally? I'd relieve him. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-13 14:00:00 (link to chat) What are your feelings on Jeremy Jeffress? Specifically: He's not allowing many homers or hits at all, striking out a ton of guys, and generally getting groundballs. Do you look past the walks in light of all that, or is the wildness too discouraging? [Pitching wildness, I mean...not the puff puff pass stuff.]
(Olinkapo from Brevard County)
Obviously, the walks are a concern, but it's not like he has a case of the yips or anything. In the low minors, on a statstical level, I focus primarily on ip, h, k; and I'm still very high on Jeffress because those numbers are good and he has monster stuff. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-07-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)In a radio interview yesterday Doug Melvin said the Brewers had some prospects that were untouchable. If LaPorta wasn't, who is?
(denny187 from WI)
Mat Gamel, Alcides Escorbar and Jeremy Jeffress from what I can tell. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-01-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank these flamethrowers: Jordan Walden, Fautino De Los Santos, Jarrod Parker and Jeremy Jeffress. Which one is likliest to reach their ceiling? The least likely?
(Henry from Arcadia, CA)
I like Parker the best out of that bunch, because he has such natural arm action and quite a good curveball. I'm going with him first. I think Fautino's season last year puts him an inch ahead of Walden, who has a better arm naturally. Jeffress comes in last, and I think he's least likely for now because of whatever has come up here in 2007. (Bryan Smith)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableDan (Chicago): Christina, I am not an A's fan.... but green IS for every day. Speaking of which, how does MLB justify the discrepancies between testing for the major vs. the minor leagues? Is my man Jeremy Jeffress ever going to make it up where he can't be suspended?

He'd still be at risk for getting caught doing some things in the majors. What, you think this is the NBA or something? (Christina Kahrl)
 

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