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Cesar Valdez PBlue Jays

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-17-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age33 years, 4 months, 1 days
BatsR
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2014
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-0.62017
0.52018
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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
2010 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 1 2 0 29 10 13 2 .262 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.8 58% .380 .322 1.95 4.75 7.65 121 6.04 136.4 -0.2
2017 OAK 0 4 1 9.3 0 0 0 14 4 5 4 .267 105 13.5 3.9 3.9 4.8 46% .323 .346 1.93 8.92 9.64 115 7.29 155.2 -0.2
2017 TOR 0 7 3 21.3 1 1 0 27 7 16 3 .262 107 11.4 3.0 1.3 6.8 43% .348 .294 1.59 4.58 6.75 116 6.87 146.3 -0.4
2017 TOT MLB 11 4 30.7 1 1 0 41 11 21 7 .264 107 12.0 3.2 2.1 6.2 44% .340 .310 1.70 5.90 7.63 115 7.00 149.0 -0.6
CareerMLB20650.72307021349.26310212.43.71.66.049%.357.3151.805.457.641166.61144.1-0.8

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 YAK A- 16 16 97.1 7 5 0 97 20 81 5 .271 96 9.0 1.9 0.5 7.5 56% .310 .261 1.20 2.96 3.15 82 0.00 0.0
2007 SBN A 25 25 148.0 7 10 0 130 32 106 11 .260 97 7.9 1.9 0.7 6.4 59% .270 .226 1.09 3.72 3.41 91 3.79 98.0
2008 VIS A+ 15 15 96.0 10 3 0 88 16 80 5 .278 105 8.2 1.5 0.5 7.5 55% .290 .228 1.08 3.37 2.53 76 2.36 45.9
2008 MOB AA 12 12 64.3 3 5 0 63 23 60 2 .257 102 8.8 3.2 0.3 8.4 56% .333 .240 1.34 3.03 4.06 75 2.77 57.7
2009 RNO AAA 19 18 96.0 7 6 0 103 30 60 16 .276 110 9.7 2.8 1.5 5.6 49% .282 .275 1.39 5.43 4.78 101 4.57 91.8
2009 SUR Wnt 9 0 12.0 0 1 0 19 6 12 3 .000 14.2 4.5 2.2 9.0 0% .390 .000 2.08 7.24 10.50 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 1 2 0 29 10 13 2 .262 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.8 58% .380 .322 1.95 4.75 7.65 121 6.04 136.4
2010 RNO AAA 20 18 97.7 6 10 0 110 49 92 12 .269 107 10.1 4.5 1.1 8.5 54% .340 .261 1.63 4.95 5.90 86 5.00 93.4
2010 LIC Wnt 5 5 26.0 2 1 0 23 5 11 0 .000 8.0 1.7 0.0 3.8 0% .258 .000 1.08 2.93 2.77 0 0.00 0.0
2011 IND AAA 34 0 42.0 1 1 5 36 17 36 2 .254 95 7.7 3.6 0.4 7.7 53% .274 .240 1.26 3.56 3.86 92 3.47 77.9
2011 NWO AAA 8 0 10.7 0 1 0 13 3 13 5 .264 101 11.0 2.5 4.2 11.0 42% .308 .287 1.50 8.28 7.59 83 4.95 87.2
2011 ZUL Wnt 4 2 17.7 1 1 0 10 1 15 2 .000 5.1 0.5 1.0 7.6 0% .178 .000 0.62 2.99 2.04 0 0.00 0.0
2012 LIC Wnt 5 0 8.0 0 0 0 7 0 9 2 .000 7.9 0.0 2.2 10.1 0% .238 .000 0.88 4.13 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2012 ZUL Wnt 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 .000 3.0 6.0 0.0 9.0 0% .167 .000 1.00 4.23 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TAB AAA 23 23 160.7 11 6 0 145 28 161 9 .000 8.1 1.6 0.5 9.0 0% .306 .000 1.08 2.96 2.63 0 0.00 0.0
2016 FRE AAA 30 18 138.3 12 1 0 143 13 114 8 .269 97 9.3 0.8 0.5 7.4 55% .325 .231 1.13 3.23 3.12 72 2.30 46.9
2016 DOM Wnt 1 1 4.3 0 1 0 6 1 2 0 .000 12.5 2.1 0.0 4.2 0% .375 .000 1.62 3.13 6.23 0 0.00 0.0
2017 OAK MLB 4 1 9.3 0 0 0 14 4 5 4 .267 105 13.5 3.9 3.9 4.8 46% .323 .346 1.93 8.92 9.64 115 7.29 155.2
2017 TOR MLB 7 3 21.3 1 1 0 27 7 16 3 .262 107 11.4 3.0 1.3 6.8 43% .348 .294 1.59 4.58 6.75 116 6.87 146.3
2017 BUF AAA 11 10 61.3 3 3 0 56 12 44 3 .248 93 8.2 1.8 0.4 6.5 58% .282 .226 1.11 3.26 3.23 86 1.99 45.3
2017 NAS AAA 2 2 10.0 1 0 0 8 0 12 1 .260 89 7.2 0.0 0.9 10.8 42% .280 .175 0.80 2.62 2.70 79 3.59 69.3

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
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.

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