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Sean O'Sullivan PNationals

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-1-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight245 lbs
Age32 years, 1 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-1.72015
-0.22016
2017
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
2009 ANA MLB 12 10 51.7 4 2 0 60 16 29 12 103 10.5 2.8 2.1 5.1 0% .284 1.47 6.01 5.92 130 7.33 157.1 -1.0
2010 ANA 0 5 1 13.0 1 0 0 7 4 6 1 108 4.8 2.8 0.7 4.2 0% .158 0.85 4.04 2.08 143 6.22 140.5 -0.2
2010 KCA 0 14 13 70.7 3 6 0 83 27 37 14 110 10.6 3.4 1.8 4.7 0% .288 1.56 5.76 6.11 127 6.13 138.3 -0.7
2011 KCA MLB 12 10 58.3 2 6 0 78 26 19 10 113 12.0 4.0 1.5 2.9 0% .315 1.78 6.07 7.25 132 7.01 162.8 -1.4
2013 SDN MLB 7 3 25.0 0 2 0 31 14 12 0 102 11.2 5.0 0.0 4.3 0% .341 1.80 3.86 3.96 126 6.22 149.0 -0.4
2014 PHI MLB 3 2 12.7 0 1 0 15 2 7 3 98 10.7 1.4 2.1 5.0 0% .300 1.34 5.55 6.39 119 4.46 109.3 0.1
2015 PHI MLB 13 13 71.0 1 6 0 94 20 35 16 95 11.9 2.5 2.0 4.4 0% .311 1.61 6.20 6.08 126 7.04 164.4 -1.7
2016 BOS MLB 5 4 21.3 2 0 0 30 6 13 3 125 12.7 2.5 1.3 5.5 39% .365 1.69 4.83 6.75 122 6.28 138.9 -0.2
2010 TOT MLB 19 14 83.7 4 6 0 90 31 43 15 110 9.7 3.3 1.6 4.6 0% .000 1.45 5.49 5.49 130 6.14 138.7 -0.9
CareerMLB7156323.7132303981151585910611.13.21.64.441%.3011.585.676.011286.63151.3-5.5

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-
2009 ANA MLB AL 12 10 51.7 4 2 0 60 16 29 12 103 10.5 2.8 2.1 5.1 0% .284 1.47 6.01 5.92 130 7.33 157.1
2010 ANA MLB AL 5 1 13.0 1 0 0 7 4 6 1 108 4.8 2.8 0.7 4.2 0% .158 0.85 4.04 2.08 143 6.22 140.5
2010 KCA MLB AL 14 13 70.7 3 6 0 83 27 37 14 110 10.6 3.4 1.8 4.7 0% .288 1.56 5.76 6.11 127 6.13 138.3
2011 KCA MLB AL 12 10 58.3 2 6 0 78 26 19 10 113 12.0 4.0 1.5 2.9 0% .315 1.78 6.07 7.25 132 7.01 162.8
2011 OMA AAA PCL 14 14 74.7 8 2 0 85 16 55 6 94 10.2 1.9 0.7 6.6 0% .325 1.35 4.15 4.22 85 3.98 81.4
2012 LVG AAA PCL 14 14 89.3 9 3 0 77 23 44 5 106 7.8 2.3 0.5 4.4 0% .258 1.12 4.34 2.72 108 5.25 109.4
2012 OMA AAA PCL 17 5 53.3 5 4 1 76 23 26 6 100 12.8 3.9 1.0 4.4 0% .354 1.86 5.55 6.75 105 5.55 115.5
2013 SDN MLB NL 7 3 25.0 0 2 0 31 14 12 0 102 11.2 5.0 0.0 4.3 0% .341 1.80 3.86 3.96 126 6.22 149.0
2013 TUC AAA PCL 20 20 115.0 8 5 0 130 31 99 7 108 10.2 2.4 0.5 7.7 0% .343 1.40 3.57 3.83 85 3.91 85.0
2014 PHI MLB NL 3 2 12.7 0 1 0 15 2 7 3 98 10.7 1.4 2.1 5.0 0% .300 1.34 5.55 6.39 119 4.46 109.3
2014 LEH AAA INT 25 25 148.7 6 10 0 154 50 94 17 102 9.3 3.0 1.0 5.7 0% .292 1.37 4.64 4.30 113 4.79 101.5
2015 PHI MLB NL 13 13 71.0 1 6 0 94 20 35 16 95 11.9 2.5 2.0 4.4 0% .311 1.61 6.20 6.08 126 7.04 164.4
2015 LWD A SAL 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 5 1 5 0 77 10.4 2.1 0.0 10.4 0% .417 1.38 2.55 2.08 86 4.73 103.8
2015 LEH AAA INT 9 9 56.3 5 2 0 48 19 41 3 100 7.7 3.0 0.5 6.6 0% .266 1.19 3.45 3.20 100 3.29 72.1
2016 BOS MLB AL 5 4 21.3 2 0 0 30 6 13 3 125 12.7 2.5 1.3 5.5 39% .365 1.69 4.83 6.75 122 6.28 138.9
2016 PAW AAA INT 19 19 105.3 9 6 0 112 27 85 7 98 9.6 2.3 0.6 7.3 40% .334 1.32 3.41 4.02 96 5.26 116.1
2017 AUB A- NYP 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 109 9.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 43% .286 1.00 2.43 0.00 105 5.31 112.9
2017 SYR AAA INT 10 8 35.7 1 2 0 43 19 23 6 103 10.9 4.8 1.5 5.8 43% .314 1.74 6.17 5.80 129 7.21 153.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2009 905 0.4796 0.4276 0.8501 0.6498 0.2229 0.8972 0.7238 0.1499
2010 1419 0.5152 0.4116 0.8408 0.5732 0.2398 0.8902 0.7152 0.1592
2011 944 0.5138 0.4163 0.8601 0.5814 0.2418 0.9043 0.7477 0.1399
2013 428 0.4486 0.4346 0.8441 0.6094 0.2924 0.9145 0.7246 0.1559
2014 192 0.4688 0.5104 0.8571 0.7444 0.3039 0.9403 0.6774 0.1429
2015 1167 0.4781 0.4550 0.8493 0.6183 0.3054 0.9275 0.7043 0.1507
2016 358 0.4944 0.4413 0.8608 0.5989 0.2873 0.8868 0.8077 0.1392
Career54130.49270.43170.84970.60780.26100.90530.72550.1503

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
2011-06-03 2011-07-03 15-DL 30 27 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps -
2011-05-28 2011-05-28 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BOS $
2015 PHI $
2014 PHI $
2013 SDN $
2012 KCA $
2011 KCA $420,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$420,500
1 yrTotal$420,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 81 dJohn Boggs1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017). Signed by Nexen Heroes 11/24/16.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Boston as a free agent 12/2/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Boston 5/6/16. DFA by Boston 5/16/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/16. Contract selected by Boston 7/3/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 8/11/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 4/12/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 7/7/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 6/28/14. DFA by Philadelphia 6/29/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/14. Contract selected by Philadelphia 8/7/14. DFA by Philadelphia 8/10/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/14. Contract selected by Philadelphia 9/5/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/6/14 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 7/12/13. DFA by San Diego 8/19/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/12. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City (for cash) 6/21/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4205M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by LA Angels 2/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/10. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by LA Angels 6/16/09.
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2005 (3-103) (Grossmont JC) (draft and follow). $0.5M 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 7.8 0 0 9 9 48.7 46 16 34 7 .264 1.28 4.35 4.67 -7.6 -0.8
80o 6.7 0 0 8 8 43.2 44 16 30 7 .277 1.37 4.75 5.1 -8.7 -0.9
70o 5.9 0 0 8 8 39.3 42 15 27 7 .287 1.44 5.05 5.42 -9.3 -1.0
60o 5.2 0 0 7 7 36.1 40 14 25 6 .295 1.50 5.31 5.7 -9.6 -1.0
50o 4.7 0 0 6 6 33.2 38 14 23 6 .303 1.56 5.55 5.96 -9.7 -1.1
40o 4.1 0 0 6 6 30.3 36 13 21 6 .311 1.62 5.80 6.22 -9.7 -1.1
30o 3.6 0 0 5 5 27.3 34 12 19 5 .319 1.68 6.07 6.51 -9.6 -1.0
20o 3 0 0 5 5 23.9 31 11 16 5 .329 1.76 6.39 6.86 -9.3 -1.0
10o 2.2 0 0 4 4 19.3 27 10 13 4 .343 1.87 6.85 7.35 -8.5 -0.9
Weighted Mean4.6006632.53713226.3011.545.525.92-9.4-1.0

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DateQuestionAnswer
2015-05-26 19:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Sean O'Sullivan has a chance to be serviceable ?
(Bob from Philly)
No. I get to more than a few Lehigh Valley games (they're about an hour from me, and there's a Waffle House near there, which is pretty much living the dream in all sorts of ways) and I've seen plenty of O'Sullivan. He throws hard. But he has almost no movement, and eventually you can just sit on that fastball. He doesn't have much else. He really should be a middle reliever somewhere, but the Phillies, um, have more than a few needs right now so O'Sullivan has to start. He has been really lucky so far this year. Don't add him in fantasy if you can avoid it. (Mike Gianella)


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