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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 34)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-19-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age33 years, 11 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
0.02016
2.22017
-0.22018
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
2012 CHN MLB 7 0 6.0 0 0 0 10 5 6 3 96 15.0 7.5 4.5 9.0 38% .389 2.50 10.13 6.00 92 2.82 64.7 0.1
2013 CHN MLB 49 0 46.3 1 2 1 39 15 55 4 104 7.6 2.9 0.8 10.7 30% .294 1.17 2.87 2.72 97 3.40 81.4 0.7
2014 CHN MLB 18 0 21.0 1 1 0 24 4 24 3 98 10.3 1.7 1.3 10.3 32% .350 1.33 3.24 5.14 86 2.81 68.8 0.4
2016 NYA 0 16 0 16.3 1 0 1 16 8 15 1 111 8.8 4.4 0.6 8.3 49% .313 1.47 3.90 4.96 97 4.44 98.2 0.1
2016 SEA 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 101 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 75% .250 2.00 6.10 0.00 142 12.02 266.1 -0.1
2017 ANA MLB 71 0 67.3 3 3 8 40 16 86 7 101 5.3 2.1 0.9 11.5 48% .229 0.83 2.69 2.54 68 2.26 48.2 2.2
2018 ANA MLB 67 0 66.3 2 1 14 63 19 70 12 98 8.5 2.6 1.6 9.5 35% .297 1.24 4.43 3.26 112 5.19 116.0 -0.2
2019 MIN MLB 17 0 16.3 0 1 8 9 7 12 1 108 5.0 3.9 0.6 6.6 57% .195 0.98 3.85 1.10 103 3.70 79.4 0.3
2016 TOT MLB 17 0 17.3 1 0 1 17 9 15 1 110 8.8 4.7 0.5 7.8 51% .308 1.50 4.02 4.67 100 4.87 107.8 0.0
CareerMLB2460240.7883220275268311027.62.81.210.040%.2821.153.613.14933.6481.93.5

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-
2007 BOI A- NWN 8 0 11.3 1 0 0 15 7 10 0 109 11.9 5.6 0.0 8.0 49% .405 1.95 5.08 3.19 0 0.00 0.0
2007 CUB Rk AZL 11 0 15.0 1 0 2 10 3 14 0 99 6.0 1.8 0.0 8.4 57% .238 0.87 3.17 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2008 PEO A MDW 23 0 47.3 3 0 3 32 18 51 2 95 6.1 3.4 0.4 9.7 54% .261 1.06 2.85 1.33 0 0.00 0.0
2008 DAY A+ FSL 20 0 21.3 1 2 9 17 10 21 0 106 7.2 4.2 0.0 8.9 55% .290 1.27 2.78 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2008 IOW AAA PCL 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 111 3.0 6.0 3.0 9.0 38% .000 1.00 7.81 6.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 wai Wnt HWB 11 0 14.3 1 1 0 18 4 16 3 11.3 2.5 1.9 10.1 0% .326 1.54 5.06 6.29 0 0.00 0.0
2009 TEN AA SOU 10 0 12.3 0 0 3 8 8 19 0 92 5.9 5.9 0.0 13.9 57% .348 1.30 1.96 1.46 0 0.00 0.0
2009 IOW AAA PCL 45 0 51.0 2 3 22 36 27 58 3 88 6.4 4.8 0.5 10.2 51% .260 1.24 3.70 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MSS Wnt AFL 11 0 12.0 2 1 2 12 6 11 3 9.0 4.5 2.3 8.3 0% .273 1.50 7.15 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2010 TEN AA SOU 13 0 17.0 0 1 5 11 6 25 0 104 5.8 3.2 0.0 13.2 62% .262 1.00 1.49 2.65 0 0.00 0.0
2010 IOW AAA PCL 35 0 49.3 1 4 2 52 28 42 9 97 9.5 5.1 1.6 7.7 46% .312 1.62 6.01 4.75 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TEN AA SOU 16 0 24.0 1 2 3 20 13 20 1 119 7.5 4.9 0.4 7.5 46% .271 1.38 3.92 4.13 0 0.00 0.0
2011 IOW AAA PCL 37 0 51.3 3 3 4 37 27 60 5 101 6.5 4.7 0.9 10.5 39% .267 1.25 4.40 2.81 0 0.00 0.0
2011 HER Wnt LMP 28 0 30.7 1 2 2 21 8 33 1 6.2 2.3 0.3 9.7 0% .263 0.95 1.83 3.23 0 0.00 0.0
2012 CHN MLB NL 7 0 6.0 0 0 0 10 5 6 3 96 15.0 7.5 4.5 9.0 38% .389 2.50 10.13 6.00 92 2.82 64.7
2012 IOW AAA PCL 21 0 23.7 1 1 6 16 6 22 3 93 6.1 2.3 1.1 8.4 42% .213 0.93 4.21 3.42 0 0.00 0.0
2013 CHN MLB NL 49 0 46.3 1 2 1 39 15 55 4 104 7.6 2.9 0.8 10.7 30% .294 1.17 2.87 2.72 97 3.40 81.4
2013 IOW AAA PCL 16 0 17.7 0 1 7 8 10 26 1 98 4.1 5.1 0.5 13.2 28% .200 1.02 3.22 2.04 0 0.00 0.0
2014 CHN MLB NL 18 0 21.0 1 1 0 24 4 24 3 98 10.3 1.7 1.3 10.3 32% .350 1.33 3.24 5.14 86 2.81 68.8
2014 IOW AAA PCL 35 0 35.7 0 1 25 28 13 52 3 92 7.1 3.3 0.8 13.1 44% .325 1.15 2.96 1.77 54 2.41 48.8
2015 IOW AAA PCL 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 85 2.7 8.1 0.0 2.7 0% .100 1.20 5.69 2.70 115 3.73 80.4
2016 NYA MLB AL 16 0 16.3 1 0 1 16 8 15 1 111 8.8 4.4 0.6 8.3 49% .313 1.47 3.90 4.96 97 4.44 98.2
2016 SEA MLB AL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 101 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 75% .250 2.00 6.10 0.00 142 12.02 266.1
2016 TAC AAA PCL 38 0 39.7 1 2 19 24 11 56 4 5.4 2.5 0.9 12.7 44% .256 0.88 3.11 2.72 64 1.72 37.8
2017 ANA MLB AL 71 0 67.3 3 3 8 40 16 86 7 101 5.3 2.1 0.9 11.5 48% .229 0.83 2.69 2.54 68 2.26 48.2
2018 ANA MLB AL 67 0 66.3 2 1 14 63 19 70 12 98 8.5 2.6 1.6 9.5 35% .297 1.24 4.43 3.26 112 5.19 116.0
2019 MIN MLB AL 17 0 16.3 0 1 8 9 7 12 1 108 5.0 3.9 0.6 6.6 57% .195 0.98 3.85 1.10 103 3.70 79.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2012 123 0.5122 0.4715 0.7414 0.6032 0.3333 0.8158 0.6000 0.2586
2013 808 0.5087 0.4653 0.7287 0.6277 0.2972 0.8101 0.5508 0.2713
2014 355 0.5437 0.4845 0.7326 0.6425 0.2963 0.8226 0.5000 0.2674
2016 329 0.4954 0.4195 0.7246 0.5951 0.2470 0.8351 0.4634 0.2754
2017 1061 0.4552 0.4722 0.6806 0.6398 0.3322 0.7767 0.5260 0.3194
2018 1145 0.4664 0.4594 0.7471 0.6386 0.3028 0.8680 0.5243 0.2529
2019 258 0.4186 0.4264 0.7364 0.6667 0.2533 0.8194 0.5789 0.2636
Career40790.47930.46110.72220.63430.30210.82150.52870.2778

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
2012-09-06 2012-10-04 60-DL 28 26 Right Elbow Contusion Bone From Batted Ball - -
2012-06-02 2012-08-28 60-DL 87 76 Right Elbow Stress Reaction - -
2012-05-20 2012-05-27 DTD 7 6 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 MIN $1,800,000
2018 ANA $1,800,000
2017 ANA $560,000
2016 SEA $
2015 CHN $
2014 CHN $
2013 CHN $
2012 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$2,360,000
2019Current$1,800,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$4,160,000
3 yrTotal$4,160,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 36 d1 year/$1.8M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2019). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/14/19. Roster bonuses: $0.5M for 130 days on active Major League roster. $0.4M for 140 days. $0.25M each for 150, 160 days.
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2018). Re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by LA Angels 11/30/18.
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2017). DFA by LA Angels 1/19/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/17. Contract selected by LA Angels 4/2/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Seattle 8/4/16. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 8/9/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/6/16. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers from NY Yankees 10/5/16. Claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from LA Angels 11/23/16. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Milwaukee 12/23/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15. DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/5/15. Released 5/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/7/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/17/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/14/10.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (16-479) (Arkansas).

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 2.1 1.7 13 38 0 57.9 43 18 61 7 .250 1.06 2.94 3.25 7.7 0.8
80o 2 1.8 13 38 0 51.7 42 17 55 7 .264 1.14 3.33 3.68 5.9 0.6
70o 2 1.8 13 38 0 47.4 40 17 50 7 .275 1.21 3.61 3.99 4.5 0.5
60o 2 1.9 13 38 0 43.8 39 16 46 6 .284 1.26 3.86 4.26 3.4 0.4
50o 1.9 1.9 13 38 0 40.5 38 16 43 6 .292 1.31 4.09 4.51 2.3 0.3
40o 1.9 1.9 13 38 0 37.3 36 15 39 6 .301 1.37 4.33 4.77 1.2 0.1
30o 1.9 2 13 38 0 33.9 34 14 36 6 .310 1.43 4.59 5.05 0.0 0.0
20o 1.8 2 13 38 0 30.0 32 13 32 5 .321 1.50 4.89 5.39 -1.5 -0.2
10o 1.8 2.1 13 38 0 24.9 28 12 26 5 .335 1.61 5.33 5.86 -3.5 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.91.91338039.83715426.2901.304.064.472.50.3

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-04-12 16:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Darius! Fantasy question for a 14 team mixed keeper league. I am thinking about making a trade where I let go of a closer to upgrade my rotation. Do you have any ideas for buy low mid level starters? Im thinking of flipping matt barnes/ryan brasier (i have both) or blake parker. Thanks!
(Rashislop from Brooklyn)
Someone like J.A. Happ is probably about the right level of target based on a slow start, if the owner is desperate for saves. You could gamble on an injured-but-good-when-healthy type like Rich Hill. If you are a Nick Pivetta believer, there's always him. I think he's probably the latest Pineda who teases us with great peripherals and the occasional gem and never develops the consistency, but it's not like Blake Parker is Blake Treinen. (Darius Austin)
2018-01-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Mark,can u rank these closers going forward and sticking there...Brach...Hand..Soria..Shane Greene...Blake Treinen,Blake Parker,Alex Claudio and Branden Morrow.. Thanks,John
(John from Boston)
Somehow I have a hard time believing the Cubs are going to roll with Morrow. I'll say Hand, Treinen, Brach, Green, Claudio, Soria, Parker (I like Parker, I just think he's better served elsewhere in that pen) (Mark Barry)


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