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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-22-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age35 years, 3 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.22015
-1.02016
1.12017
0.22018
0.12019
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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 NYN MLB 54 0 44.3 3 2 0 48 21 45 3 98 9.7 4.3 0.6 9.1 0% .349 1.56 3.91 3.45 77 2.86 59.2 1.3
2008 NYN MLB 82 0 63.3 6 3 0 51 31 52 4 94 7.2 4.4 0.6 7.4 0% .261 1.29 3.93 3.55 101 4.69 100.1 0.5
2009 CLE MLB 37 0 34.0 0 0 0 30 13 30 4 100 7.9 3.4 1.1 7.9 0% .274 1.26 4.04 3.44 107 4.73 101.4 0.2
2010 CLE MLB 53 0 40.0 2 2 0 30 24 32 4 107 6.8 5.4 0.9 7.2 0% .239 1.35 4.62 3.83 125 6.52 147.2 -0.8
2011 CLE MLB 71 0 67.0 3 3 0 52 21 45 1 102 7.0 2.8 0.1 6.0 0% .258 1.09 2.94 2.01 108 4.62 107.4 0.1
2012 CLE MLB 72 0 67.0 7 4 0 53 25 53 4 99 7.1 3.4 0.5 7.1 0% .253 1.16 3.44 2.96 115 5.83 133.7 -0.8
2013 CLE MLB 70 0 63.0 6 2 3 54 23 54 5 100 7.7 3.3 0.7 7.7 0% .282 1.22 3.63 2.29 113 4.91 117.6 -0.2
2014 ANA MLB 76 0 74.7 7 2 15 45 15 68 4 94 5.4 1.8 0.5 8.2 0% .214 0.80 2.88 1.81 97 2.85 69.8 1.5
2015 ANA MLB 70 0 65.3 5 5 5 64 19 57 4 101 8.8 2.6 0.6 7.9 0% .318 1.27 3.11 3.58 109 4.44 103.8 0.2
2016 ANA 0 38 0 37.7 1 4 6 36 13 25 4 104 8.6 3.1 1.0 6.0 57% .283 1.30 4.59 3.82 128 6.86 151.9 -0.8
2016 CHN 0 16 0 14.3 1 1 0 11 5 15 4 90 6.9 3.1 2.5 9.4 36% .219 1.12 5.97 2.51 118 6.18 136.7 -0.2
2017 CLE 0 21 0 18.3 0 0 1 16 0 20 1 7.9 0.0 0.5 9.8 60% .306 0.87 1.67 3.44 91 3.54 75.3 0.3
2017 TOR 0 38 0 35.7 3 0 0 30 10 51 3 7.6 2.5 0.8 12.9 44% .342 1.12 2.30 3.28 90 3.28 69.9 0.8
2018 HOU MLB 56 0 45.7 5 1 0 34 12 46 7 97 6.7 2.4 1.4 9.1 45% .239 1.01 4.09 3.74 103 4.49 100.4 0.2
2016 TOT MLB 54 0 52.0 2 5 6 47 18 40 8 100 8.1 3.1 1.4 6.9 52% .269 1.25 4.97 3.46 125 6.67 147.7 -1.0
2017 TOT MLB 59 0 54.0 3 0 1 46 10 71 4 7.7 1.7 0.7 11.8 50% .328 1.04 2.08 3.33 91 3.37 71.7 1.1
CareerMLB7540670.349293055423259352917.43.10.78.049%.2801.173.543.021064.61104.42.2

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 BRO A- NYP 17 0 20.0 0 1 9 10 3 28 0 85 4.5 1.4 0.0 12.6 0% .233 0.65 1.55 0.45 63 2.32 48.7
2006 BIN AA EAS 10 0 12.2 0 2 0 12 11 12 1 68 8.9 8.1 0.7 8.9 0% .324 1.89 5.12 5.90 123 6.22 130.4
2007 NYN MLB NL 54 0 44.3 3 2 0 48 21 45 3 98 9.7 4.3 0.6 9.1 0% .349 1.56 3.91 3.45 77 2.86 59.2
2007 NWO AAA PCL 8 0 9.0 0 0 2 7 4 5 0 91 7.0 4.0 0.0 5.0 0% .269 1.22 3.75 2.00 103 4.36 89.4
2008 NYN MLB NL 82 0 63.3 6 3 0 51 31 52 4 94 7.2 4.4 0.6 7.4 0% .261 1.29 3.93 3.55 101 4.69 100.1
2009 CLE MLB AL 37 0 34.0 0 0 0 30 13 30 4 100 7.9 3.4 1.1 7.9 0% .274 1.26 4.04 3.44 107 4.73 101.4
2009 COH AAA INT 5 0 5.0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 111 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 0% .308 1.00 1.35 0.00 67 2.64 55.5
2010 CLE MLB AL 53 0 40.0 2 2 0 30 24 32 4 107 6.8 5.4 0.9 7.2 0% .239 1.35 4.62 3.83 125 6.52 147.2
2010 COH AAA INT 20 0 23.0 2 1 2 17 10 19 0 6.7 3.9 0.0 7.4 0% .266 1.17 2.94 1.96 0 0.00 0.0
2011 CLE MLB AL 71 0 67.0 3 3 0 52 21 45 1 102 7.0 2.8 0.1 6.0 0% .258 1.09 2.94 2.01 108 4.62 107.4
2011 AKR AA EAS 4 0 3.7 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 2.5 4.9 0.0 17.2 0% .200 0.82 1.22 2.45 59 2.28 46.5
2012 CLE MLB AL 72 0 67.0 7 4 0 53 25 53 4 99 7.1 3.4 0.5 7.1 0% .253 1.16 3.44 2.96 115 5.83 133.7
2013 CLE MLB AL 70 0 63.0 6 2 3 54 23 54 5 100 7.7 3.3 0.7 7.7 0% .282 1.22 3.63 2.29 113 4.91 117.6
2014 ANA MLB AL 76 0 74.7 7 2 15 45 15 68 4 94 5.4 1.8 0.5 8.2 0% .214 0.80 2.88 1.81 97 2.85 69.8
2015 ANA MLB AL 70 0 65.3 5 5 5 64 19 57 4 101 8.8 2.6 0.6 7.9 0% .318 1.27 3.11 3.58 109 4.44 103.8
2016 ANA MLB AL 38 0 37.7 1 4 6 36 13 25 4 104 8.6 3.1 1.0 6.0 57% .283 1.30 4.59 3.82 128 6.86 151.9
2016 CHN MLB NL 16 0 14.3 1 1 0 11 5 15 4 90 6.9 3.1 2.5 9.4 36% .219 1.12 5.97 2.51 118 6.18 136.7
2016 INL A+ CAL 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 84 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 0.00 1.70 0.00 84 2.70 59.7
2016 IOW AAA PCL 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .250 0.50 1.72 0.00 82 3.69 81.4
2017 CLE MLB AL 21 0 18.3 0 0 1 16 0 20 1 7.9 0.0 0.5 9.8 60% .306 0.87 1.67 3.44 91 3.54 75.3
2017 TOR MLB AL 38 0 35.7 3 0 0 30 10 51 3 7.6 2.5 0.8 12.9 44% .342 1.12 2.30 3.28 90 3.28 69.9
2017 BUF AAA INT 3 0 2.3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 11.6 0.0 0.0 11.6 50% .500 1.29 0.77 3.86 68 3.85 81.9
2018 HOU MLB AL 56 0 45.7 5 1 0 34 12 46 7 97 6.7 2.4 1.4 9.1 45% .239 1.01 4.09 3.74 103 4.49 100.4
2018 CCH AA TEX 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 18.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 67% .444 2.00 2.44 0.00 95 5.72 120.9
2019 CCH AA TEX 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0 0% .000 0.00 -2.44 0.00 44 2.03 41.4
2019 ROU AAA PCL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 1.00 2.74 0.00 90 3.50 71.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 983 0.4934 0.4120 0.7605 0.5505 0.2771 0.8539 0.5797 0.2395
2009 552 0.5217 0.4239 0.7692 0.5660 0.2689 0.8098 0.6761 0.2308
2010 633 0.5039 0.4060 0.8016 0.5392 0.2707 0.8721 0.6588 0.1984
2011 997 0.5637 0.4293 0.8528 0.5480 0.2759 0.9026 0.7250 0.1472
2012 1065 0.4714 0.4376 0.7811 0.5916 0.3002 0.8552 0.6509 0.2189
2013 985 0.4812 0.4173 0.7810 0.5823 0.2642 0.8297 0.6815 0.2190
2014 1087 0.4968 0.4581 0.8032 0.6167 0.3016 0.8649 0.6788 0.1968
2015 978 0.4427 0.4642 0.8084 0.5982 0.3578 0.8456 0.7590 0.1916
2016 802 0.4464 0.4576 0.7984 0.5894 0.3514 0.8673 0.7051 0.2016
2017 804 0.5323 0.4925 0.7449 0.6215 0.3457 0.7707 0.6923 0.2551
2018 687 0.5211 0.4978 0.7749 0.6592 0.3222 0.8475 0.6132 0.2251
Career95730.49590.44480.79040.58760.30360.84940.67600.2096

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
2014-06-21 2014-06-22 DTD 1 1 - Neck Stiffness -
2014-05-04 2014-05-09 DTD 5 4 Right Trunk Soreness - -
2013-02-13 2013-03-05 Camp 20 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-03-22 2011-04-15 15-DL 24 12 Abdomen Recovery From Strain -
2011-03-10 2011-03-22 Camp 12 0 Abdomen Strain -
2009-08-30 2009-10-05 15-DL 36 33 Left Knee Surgery Loose Bodies 2009-09-30
2009-04-29 2009-06-08 15-DL 40 38 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2009-02-25 2009-03-09 Camp 12 0 General Medical Illness Virus -
2007-08-25 2007-09-02 Minors 8 0 Right Arm Tendonitis Biceps - -
2007-07-01 2007-07-12 Minors 11 0 Left Thumb Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 HOU $8,000,000
2018 HOU $7,000,000
2017 TOR $3,000,000
2016 ANA $5,250,000
2015 ANA $5,250,000
2014 ANA $5,250,000
2013 CLE $3,150,000
2012 CLE $1,750,000
2011 CLE $870,000
2010 CLE $427,500
2009 CLE $427,500
2008 NYN $398,000
2007 NYN $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
12 yrPrevious$33,153,000
2019Current$8,000,000
13 yrPvs + Cur$41,153,000
13 yrTotal$41,153,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 91 dExcel Sports2 years/$15M (2018-19)

Details
  • 2 years/$15M (2018-19). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/14/17. 18:$7M, 19:$8M.
  • 1 year/$3M (2017). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/7/17. May earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 7/31/17 with $1,016,393 remaining on contract.
  • 3 years/$15.75M (2014-16). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13. 14:$5.25M, 15:$5.25M, 16:$5.25M. May earn additional $0.25M annually based on games finished. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16 with $1,778,689 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.87M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 12/4/10 (avoided arbitration). $30,000 in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2010). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10. Optioned to Triple-A 4/30/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009). Signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 (split contract, $238,800 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.398M (2008). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 12/10/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased 3/07. Optioned to Triple-A 7/26/07.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2006 (3-94) (Wright State). $0.41M 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 0.8 0.5 0 13 0 28.7 20 9 29 3 .242 1.02 2.94 3.25 2.6 0.3
80o 0.7 0.5 0 13 0 23.3 18 8 23 2 .256 1.10 3.30 3.65 2.0 0.2
70o 0.7 0.5 0 13 0 19.5 16 7 19 2 .266 1.16 3.56 3.95 1.6 0.2
60o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 16.4 14 6 16 2 .275 1.21 3.79 4.2 1.2 0.1
50o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 13.5 12 5 13 2 .283 1.26 4.01 4.44 0.9 0.1
40o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 10.7 10 4 11 1 .291 1.31 4.24 4.69 0.5 0.1
30o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 7.8 7 3 8 1 .300 1.37 4.48 4.95 0.1 0.0
20o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 4.4 4 2 4 1 .310 1.44 4.76 5.27 -0.3 0.0
Weighted Mean0.70.6013012.8115132.2811.253.984.410.90.1

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