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Cesar Valdez PBlue Jays

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 34)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-17-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age34 years, 6 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
2016
-0.62017
2018
0.32019
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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 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 1 2 0 29 10 13 2 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.9 0% .380 1.95 4.75 7.65 124 6.37 143.8 -0.3
2017 OAK 0 4 1 9.3 0 0 0 14 4 5 4 105 13.5 3.9 3.9 4.8 46% .323 1.93 8.93 9.64 113 7.27 154.7 -0.2
2017 TOR 0 7 3 21.3 1 1 0 27 7 16 3 104 11.4 3.0 1.3 6.8 43% .348 1.59 4.59 6.75 116 6.92 147.4 -0.4
2017 TOT MLB 11 4 30.7 1 1 0 41 11 21 7 104 12.0 3.2 2.1 6.2 44% .340 1.70 5.91 7.63 115 7.03 149.6 -0.6
CareerMLB20650.7230702134910012.43.71.66.049%.3571.805.457.641196.77147.3-0.9

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-
2006 YAK A- NWN 16 16 97.1 7 5 0 97 20 81 5 96 9.0 1.9 0.5 7.5 0% .310 1.20 2.96 3.15 88 4.31 90.5
2007 SBN A MDW 25 25 148.0 7 10 0 130 32 106 11 97 7.9 1.9 0.7 6.4 0% .270 1.09 3.72 3.41 99 4.09 83.9
2008 VIS A+ CLF 15 15 96.0 10 3 0 88 16 80 5 105 8.3 1.5 0.5 7.5 0% .290 1.08 3.37 2.53 79 2.95 60.4
2008 MOB AA SOU 12 12 64.3 3 5 0 63 23 60 2 102 8.8 3.2 0.3 8.4 0% .333 1.34 3.03 4.06 79 4.74 96.9
2009 RNO AAA PCL 19 18 96.0 7 6 0 103 30 60 16 110 9.7 2.8 1.5 5.6 0% .282 1.39 5.43 4.78 108 4.26 89.6
2009 SUR Wnt AFL 9 0 12.0 0 1 0 19 6 12 3 14.3 4.5 2.3 9.0 0% .390 2.08 7.24 10.50 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ARI MLB NL 9 2 20.0 1 2 0 29 10 13 2 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.9 0% .380 1.95 4.75 7.65 124 6.37 143.8
2010 RNO AAA PCL 20 18 97.7 6 10 0 110 49 92 12 107 10.1 4.5 1.1 8.5 0% .340 1.63 4.95 5.90 0 0.00 0.0
2010 LIC Wnt DWL 5 5 26.0 2 1 0 23 5 11 0 8.0 1.7 0.0 3.8 0% .258 1.08 2.93 2.77 0 0.00 0.0
2011 IND AAA INT 34 0 42.0 1 1 5 36 17 36 2 7.7 3.6 0.4 7.7 0% .274 1.26 3.56 3.86 93 4.13 84.4
2011 NWO AAA PCL 8 0 10.7 0 1 0 13 3 13 5 11.0 2.5 4.2 11.0 0% .308 1.50 8.28 7.59 107 4.65 95.0
2011 ZUL Wnt LVB 4 2 17.7 1 1 0 10 1 15 2 5.1 0.5 1.0 7.6 0% .178 0.62 2.99 2.04 0 0.00 0.0
2012 LIC Wnt DWL 5 0 8.0 0 0 0 7 0 9 2 7.9 0.0 2.3 10.1 0% .238 0.88 4.13 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2012 ZUL Wnt VWL 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 3.0 6.0 0.0 9.0 0% .167 1.00 4.23 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TAB AAA MEX 23 23 160.7 11 6 0 145 28 161 9 8.1 1.6 0.5 9.0 0% .306 1.08 2.96 2.63 0 0.00 0.0
2016 FRE AAA PCL 30 18 138.3 12 1 0 143 13 114 8 91 9.3 0.8 0.5 7.4 55% .325 1.13 3.23 3.12 78 3.24 71.5
2016 DOM Wnt CS 1 1 4.3 0 1 0 6 1 2 0 12.5 2.1 0.0 4.2 0% .375 1.62 3.13 6.23 0 0.00 0.0
2017 OAK MLB AL 4 1 9.3 0 0 0 14 4 5 4 105 13.5 3.9 3.9 4.8 46% .323 1.93 8.93 9.64 113 7.27 154.7
2017 TOR MLB AL 7 3 21.3 1 1 0 27 7 16 3 104 11.4 3.0 1.3 6.8 43% .348 1.59 4.59 6.75 116 6.92 147.4
2017 BUF AAA INT 11 10 61.3 3 3 0 56 12 44 3 92 8.2 1.8 0.4 6.5 58% .282 1.11 3.27 3.23 92 3.44 73.1
2017 NAS AAA PCL 2 2 10.0 1 0 0 8 0 12 1 89 7.2 0.0 0.9 10.8 42% .280 0.80 2.62 2.70 68 2.05 43.6
2018 LIC Wnt DWL 16 0 27.7 3 0 0 20 3 29 0 6.5 1.0 0.0 9.4 47% .300 0.83 1.02 1.63 0 0.00 0.0
2019 YUC AAA MEX 23 23 147.7 15 2 0 140 17 122 6 8.5 1.0 0.4 7.4 0% .307 1.06 3.44 2.26 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2010 358 0.4497 0.4693 0.7500 0.6149 0.3503 0.8788 0.5652 0.2500
2017 489 0.4376 0.4949 0.7603 0.6682 0.3600 0.8392 0.6465 0.2397
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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
2009-07-10 2009-08-20 Minors 41 0 Right Upper Arm Inflammation Triceps Tendinitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 TOR $
2011 FLO $
2010 ARI $
2009 ARI $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$400,000
1 yrTotal$400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 143 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Toronto 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/17/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Oakland 4/20/17. Claimed by Toronto 5/5/17 after being DFA by Oakland 5/3/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/1/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Houston as a free agent 1/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 2012-15. Mexican League.
  • 1 year (2011). Acquired by Florida in trade from Pittsburgh 7/5/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10. DFA by Arizona 9/13/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/16/10. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 12/9/10 (PTBN in 11/24/10 Zach Duke deal).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/08. Re-signed 3/3/09.
  • Signed by Arizona 2005 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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 2.5 0.1 13 7 52.1 46 11 39 6 .264 1.09 3.36 3.5 9.1 1.0
80o 2.2 2.3 0.1 11 6 46.0 44 10 35 6 .280 1.18 3.72 3.88 6.2 0.7
70o 1.9 2.2 0.1 10 6 41.7 42 10 31 5 .290 1.24 3.99 4.16 4.5 0.5
60o 1.7 2.1 0.1 9 5 38.1 40 9 29 5 .300 1.30 4.22 4.4 3.1 0.3
50o 1.5 2 0 9 5 34.9 38 9 26 5 .309 1.36 4.44 4.63 2.0 0.2
40o 1.4 1.8 0 8 4 31.7 36 8 24 5 .317 1.41 4.66 4.86 1.1 0.1
30o 1.2 1.7 0 7 4 28.4 34 8 21 4 .327 1.48 4.90 5.12 0.2 0.0
20o 1 1.5 0 6 3 24.7 31 7 19 4 .338 1.55 5.19 5.42 -0.6 -0.1
10o 0.8 1.3 0 5 3 19.6 27 6 15 3 .353 1.66 5.59 5.84 -1.3 -0.1
Weighted Mean1.51.908534.2379265.3061.344.414.62.10.2

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