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Birth Date5-8-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight255 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.72014
-2.02015
-1.92016
-1.42017
-0.02018
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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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2012 MIL MLB 6 5 29.0 2 1 0 24 11 23 0 .264 107 7.4 3.4 0.0 7.1 57% .304 .208 1.21 2.68 2.48 96 4.53 103.9 0.2
2013 MIL MLB 32 32 183.3 11 15 0 187 73 129 19 .254 107 9.2 3.6 0.9 6.3 52% .293 .260 1.42 4.27 4.37 113 4.96 118.8 -0.0
2014 MIL MLB 32 32 198.7 17 11 0 198 61 154 23 .260 103 9.0 2.8 1.0 7.0 56% .295 .261 1.30 4.08 3.53 105 4.14 101.5 1.7
2015 MIL MLB 20 20 108.7 5 10 0 130 37 60 14 .259 100 10.8 3.1 1.2 5.0 53% .320 .297 1.54 4.86 4.72 120 6.65 155.4 -2.0
2016 MIL MLB 23 23 127.7 7 11 0 152 43 93 19 .266 96 10.7 3.0 1.3 6.6 52% .336 .302 1.53 4.74 4.86 113 6.63 146.6 -1.9
2017 MIL MLB 19 8 57.3 5 4 0 73 32 52 10 .264 96 11.5 5.0 1.6 8.2 46% .362 .332 1.83 5.35 7.85 115 7.58 161.3 -1.4
2018 KCA MLB 9 0 8.7 0 0 2 6 6 10 0 .262 98 6.2 6.2 0.0 10.4 55% .300 .192 1.38 2.93 1.04 111 6.09 137.5 -0.1
CareerMLB141120713.34752277026352185.2601029.73.31.16.653%.312.2771.454.404.441115.41125.6-2.8

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 G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2006 BRR Rk 14 6 38.2 2 5 0 51 20 28 5 .275 111 12.0 4.7 1.2 6.6 59% .354 .331 1.86 6.46 6.60 117 7.73 180.1
2008 WVA A 2 2 5.0 0 1 0 6 3 3 0 .256 109 10.8 5.4 0.0 5.4 41% .353 .278 1.80 4.75 10.80 117 7.42 156.4
2008 HEL Rk 15 2 29.3 1 1 2 23 8 36 4 .273 97 7.1 2.5 1.2 11.1 51% .264 .231 1.06 4.30 3.07 0 0.00 0.0
2009 WIS A 27 15 103.7 4 4 1 91 46 118 5 .260 102 7.9 4.0 0.4 10.2 49% .315 .250 1.32 3.42 3.47 82 2.57 54.6
2010 BRV A+ 19 17 105.0 6 3 0 102 40 75 5 .272 84 8.7 3.4 0.4 6.4 54% .298 .277 1.35 3.93 3.86 102 3.58 82.9
2010 HUN AA 8 8 42.3 2 3 0 43 24 29 5 .269 98 9.1 5.1 1.1 6.2 54% .297 .288 1.58 5.53 3.62 115 6.31 135.3
2011 HUN AA 21 21 119.7 9 7 0 106 48 117 9 .255 110 8.0 3.6 0.7 8.8 57% .305 .233 1.29 3.62 3.46 79 2.55 53.3
2011 NAS AAA 5 5 31.0 2 0 0 21 11 40 0 .262 94 6.1 3.2 0.0 11.6 51% .300 .189 1.03 2.36 2.03 62 2.37 41.8
2011 GIG Wnt 6 4 25.0 1 3 0 24 7 21 3 .000 8.6 2.5 1.1 7.6 0% .292 .000 1.24 3.78 4.68 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MIL MLB 6 5 29.0 2 1 0 24 11 23 0 .264 107 7.4 3.4 0.0 7.1 57% .304 .208 1.21 2.68 2.48 96 4.53 103.9
2012 NAS AAA 28 28 146.7 7 11 0 154 78 143 9 .269 94 9.4 4.8 0.6 8.8 54% .351 .268 1.58 4.28 4.66 89 3.95 75.5
2013 MIL MLB 32 32 183.3 11 15 0 187 73 129 19 .254 107 9.2 3.6 0.9 6.3 52% .293 .260 1.42 4.27 4.37 113 4.96 118.8
2014 MIL MLB 32 32 198.7 17 11 0 198 61 154 23 .260 103 9.0 2.8 1.0 7.0 56% .295 .261 1.30 4.08 3.53 105 4.14 101.5
2015 MIL MLB 20 20 108.7 5 10 0 130 37 60 14 .259 100 10.8 3.1 1.2 5.0 53% .320 .297 1.54 4.86 4.72 120 6.65 155.4
2015 WIS A 1 1 2.7 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 .265 105 6.8 0.0 0.0 13.5 83% .333 .144 0.75 0.39 3.38 87 3.15 73.4
2015 BLX AA 2 2 8.7 0 0 0 5 2 8 1 .260 93 5.2 2.1 1.0 8.3 48% .182 .203 0.81 3.99 1.04 96 3.55 82.8
2016 MIL MLB 23 23 127.7 7 11 0 152 43 93 19 .266 96 10.7 3.0 1.3 6.6 52% .336 .302 1.53 4.74 4.86 113 6.63 146.6
2016 CSP AAA 10 10 41.3 1 3 0 55 17 39 5 .277 116 12.0 3.7 1.1 8.5 56% .391 .283 1.74 4.64 6.31 88 4.80 97.5
2017 MIL MLB 19 8 57.3 5 4 0 73 32 52 10 .264 96 11.5 5.0 1.6 8.2 46% .362 .332 1.83 5.35 7.85 115 7.58 161.3
2017 CSP AAA 13 0 16.0 1 0 1 13 10 10 0 .265 7.3 5.6 0.0 5.6 57% .255 .239 1.44 4.34 3.38 110 6.86 132.3
2018 KCA MLB 9 0 8.7 0 0 2 6 6 10 0 .262 98 6.2 6.2 0.0 10.4 55% .300 .192 1.38 2.93 1.04 111 6.09 137.5
2018 OMA AAA 18 2 35.0 0 1 1 36 21 39 3 .271 95 9.3 5.4 0.8 10.0 57% .351 .276 1.63 4.44 4.37 93 3.41 75.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 454 0.4493 0.4317 0.7653 0.5686 0.3200 0.8534 0.6375 0.2347
2013 2966 0.4285 0.4457 0.7882 0.6459 0.2956 0.8806 0.6367 0.2118
2014 3153 0.4548 0.4529 0.7885 0.6555 0.2839 0.8681 0.6352 0.2115
2015 1748 0.4519 0.4416 0.8303 0.6430 0.2756 0.9094 0.6780 0.1697
2016 2126 0.4172 0.4356 0.7840 0.6415 0.2881 0.8910 0.6134 0.2160
2017 1116 0.4158 0.4229 0.7818 0.6056 0.2929 0.8719 0.6492 0.2182
2018 151 0.4834 0.4172 0.7619 0.5616 0.2821 0.8537 0.5909 0.2381
Career117140.43730.44210.7920.63930.28860.88120.63890.208

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
2013-09-23 2013-09-30 DTD 7 7 Right Hand Blister - -
2013-07-03 2013-07-09 DTD 6 6 Left Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2013-02-14 2013-02-21 Camp 7 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2012-09-28 2012-10-04 DTD 6 6 Right Arm Inflammation Biceps - -
2011-05-05 2011-05-14 Minors 9 9 Not Disclosed -
2008-09-01 2008-09-12 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2007-06-02 2007-08-30 Minors 89 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 KCA $
2018 KCA $
2017 MIL $4,275,000
2016 MIL $2,800,000
2015 MIL $525,500
2014 MIL $515,000
2013 MIL $490,000
2012 MIL $
2011 MIL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$8,605,500
5 yrTotal$8,605,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 112 dACES1 year/$1.525M (2018), 2019 option

Details
  • 1 year/$1.525M (2018), plus 2019 club option. 18:$1.5M, 19:$3M club option ($25,000 buyout). May earn $1.25M in performance bonuses. DFA by Kansas City 3/29/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 3/31/18. Contract selected by Kansas City 6/17/18.
  • 1 year/$4.275M (2017). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Milwaukee 7/29/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/17.
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/14/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/17/10. Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11.
  • Signed by Milwaukee as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .303 .358 .500 .301
11 vs R (Multi) .282 .345 .424 .277
18 Split (Multi) .021 .013 .076 .024
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .307 .366 .515 .304
31 vs R (2016) .304 .357 .475 .300
38 Split (2016) .004 .009 .040 .004
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Now that the Brewers have purged their most valuable assets from the major league roster, what is the next step in their rebuilding process? What opportunities do they have to improve their system, outside of draft or free agency?
(Peter from Phoenix)
One of the underrated pieces of Stearns' rebuilding job has been his accumulation of depth. Ryan Braun could be a hot commodity this winter -- though I think he stays -- while the Brewers will have some mid-rotation depth in the starting rotation. Guys like Jimmy Nelson, Junior Guerra, and Wily Peralta could be on the trade block. Domingo Santana could be surplus to requirements, too. The obvious trade pieces are gone, but Stearns has shown that he's willing to get creative and move controllable pieces to better the organization. I also think the Brewers need to make a larger investment in the international market. (J.P. Breen)
2014-11-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Not a prospect any more but do you expect much improvement from Wily Peralta going forward, or is he maxed as a #4 SP workhorse?
(Wes from Chicago)
I think we see more improvement from Peralta. He's one of the more underrated arms in the game for me, I love the heavy FB and he's really improved the command in the past year. It's all about timing and keeping composure. There might not be another true level for him to climb, but he's a consistent SP and the Brewers have to be happy with his progress. (Tucker Blair)
2014-10-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Reynaldo Lopez. Now that the season has ended, and everyone has had a chance to calm down a bit, what can you tell us about him?
(Ryan from MTL)
Lopez has an elite arm in terms of velocity, arm speed and plane. I think he showed ability to command in my viewing, and the body profiles similar to a Wily Peralta. The secondary pitches have a ways to go, but he replicates the arm speed and action and flashed at least average. We need to see if the velocity can hold long-term, and whether he can stay healthy for an entire season. He has plenty of risk involved, but the arm is extremely talented. By the way, Lopez is absolutely taller and heavier than his listed size, which I keep seeing people throwing around. His measurements are outdated. (Tucker Blair)
2014-03-19 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you like best both short-term and long-term of Martin Perez, Wily Peralta, and Tyler Skaggs?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
I like all three long-term, but I'd rank them Skaggs, Perez, Peralta. (Bret Sayre)
2014-02-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Give me a name of an under the radar starter that will emerge this season that no one is talking about.
(AC Slater from Bayside)
AJ Griffin? Deeper would be Wily Peralta. (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would you keep Wily Peralta for 5 bucks or should I keep the cash for next years draft?
(Trevor Bauer from NY)
With the caveat that it depends entirely on your league type/rules/team situation, I'd wager that Peralta exceeds $5 in value. That said, opportunity cost is always at play in these situations. (Craig Goldstein)
2013-11-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)Fantasy question: Thoughts on Wily Peralta's future (ability, success, numbers)?
(Matt from Albany)
Peralta has the Milwaukee curse of horrific posture in the quest to find an over-the-top slot, the implication of which is a very shallow release point that gives batters a long look at the ball. The upshot is that his balls/strikes are less sensitive to timing - he will miss up or down when his timing off, rather than inside/outside, which is good for the walk rate. The fact that he still walks so many batters is a concern, especially with the dwindling K's, and I worry about the batted-ball numbers - especially the direction of his HR rate given his tendency to elevate.

On the jukebox: Green Day, "walking Contradiction" (Doug Thorburn)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)Who are some low owned SPs that are good stashes for next year? Wily Peralta? Nate Eovaldi?
(The Dude from Couch)
Hey Dude. I hope you're abiding.

This question depends on what you define as low and what ownership percentage you're looking at. I'll use ESPN and 10% or lower as the threshold.

Hector Santiago is only owned in 9.5% of ESPN leagues. Everyone keeps waiting for him to falter, but he's striking out over a batter an inning and continues to pitch very well. He's a must own for me.

Danny Salazar is probably going to be on an innings limit this year, but he should crack the rotation next year with a decent spring. His stuff is electric, even if he is "just" a two-pitch pitcher. He's a nice speculative add.

Jenrry Mejia has looked terrific so far. Health is pretty much the question with him. He's trying to throw a little less hard to keep the strain off of his arm, but he's still getting results. Yes, there's risk here. But in a mixed league, if you're stashing guys, go high ceiling. The guys who are free agents - even in a mixer - all have question marks. Go with upside, not boring "certainty" (Mike Gianella)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Wily Peralta keep pitching like he is?
(Bernie the Brewer from Miller Town)
I don't think so. (Jason Parks)
2013-07-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which is the real Wily Peralta? The guy with the awful whip and era numbers through mid June, or the guy who has been very serviceable since mid June? I like the numbers of late, but given the relatively young age, I don't know whether this is a guy who has finally figured things out or if he is just on a nice run and us this year's Mike Fiers? Thanks!
(OldEnglishD from Macomb Mi)
I've been high on Peralta for a while. Commanding that power sinker is challenging but he seems to be getting it harnessed. Not many guys can work as a starter with that kind of velocity and sink on the ball. I think he's very much for real, solid middle rotation arm who will eat a lot of innings and kill a lot of worms. (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-03-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which prospects will everyone know about by the end of the year?
(Jeff from Davenport)
Oscar Tavares. Zach Wheeler. Wily Peralta (who should be on my breakout list) (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-03-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which players mechanics worry you the most?
(Henry from bar)
The easy answer is Chris Sale, and it's a legitimate concern. I also worry about Tyler Skaggs, Wily Peralta, and Mike Fiers for various reasons. (Doug Thorburn)
2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)I have a chance to get Jean Segura for Wily Peralta in my Scoresheet league.Would you do it ?
(Spirou from Montreal)
I would. (Paul Sporer)
2012-10-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat. Should I be excited about either of these two young SP's heading into next year - Shelby Miller and Wily Peralta?
(Rockford from Treeline)
You're welcome, Rockford, thanks for stopping by.

You should be excited about both of them. I'm a huge fan of Shelby Miller, and he showed last night that he's ready to do big things at the major-league level; he'll be among the favorites for Rookie of the Year honors. Peralta has a lower ceiling and is a bit less polished in terms of command and control, but as the Brewers shore up their pitching staff, he should have plenty of opportunities to contribute in 2013. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-10-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)With all the breakout seasons from several rookies this year, what rookies do you see potential big seasons from next year?
(Rockford from Treeline)
You mentioned Shelby Miller and Wily Peralta earlier. Among pitchers, I think we'll see a much better showing from Tyler Skaggs and Casey Kelly in the National League, and I'm certainly looking forward to seeing Dylan Bundy in the AL. At the plate, I'll go with Jurickson Profar, Wil Myers, and perhaps toward the end of the year, a cameo from Billy Hamilton. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-08-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's a real world projection for Wily Peralta? Do you think he'll be able to overcome these severe hot and cold stretches and find consistency?
(Chris from Milwaukee, WI)
Man, if I knew that, I'd be Kreskin. He's always had the stuff to be a solid middle rotation starter, and he often looks like it, so he'll get plenty of chances. (Kevin Goldstein)
2012-05-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)When will we see Wily Peralta and Drew Pomeranz back up this year and what can we expect out of them?
(Jerome from T Hills)
Estrada's been really good so no need for Peralta right now. Pomeranz facing the same issue with Friedrich looking excellent in his first two starts. I think we would see the normal ups and downs of rookies if/when both come back up. Nothing special immediately. (Paul Sporer)
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thought on Wily Peralta? He's off to a hot start and has gotten his strikeouts back to where they were when he moved through the lower levels. The Brewers need a breakout guy...could he be it?
(Dan Lynch from Madison, WIsc)
He COULD be, but we say that nearly every year. He's a very streaky pitcher, and he had a great start last year and finished poorly. In other words, need more data. (Kevin Goldstein)


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