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Jason Berken PBlue Jays

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-27-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age36 years, 0 months, 16 days
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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 BAL MLB 24 24 119.7 6 12 0 164 44 66 19 108 12.3 3.3 1.4 5.0 0% .341 1.74 5.35 6.54 120 7.52 161.3 -2.6
2010 BAL MLB 41 0 62.3 3 3 0 64 19 45 5 112 9.2 2.7 0.7 6.5 0% .306 1.33 3.56 3.03 93 3.59 81.0 1.0
2011 BAL MLB 40 0 47.0 1 2 0 63 21 41 10 107 12.1 4.0 1.9 7.9 0% .353 1.79 5.48 5.36 110 5.39 125.2 -0.4
2012 BAL 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 6 1 0 2 108 54.0 9.0 18.0 0.0 0% .571 7.00 32.04 18.00 130 10.96 251.3 -0.1
2012 CHN 0 4 4 18.7 0 3 0 23 6 11 3 109 11.1 2.9 1.4 5.3 0% .313 1.55 5.16 4.82 104 5.75 131.7 -0.1
2012 TOT MLB 5 4 19.7 0 3 0 29 7 11 5 109 13.3 3.2 2.3 5.0 0% .000 1.83 6.53 5.49 107 6.01 137.8 -0.2
CareerMLB11028248.710200320911633910911.63.31.45.944%.3351.655.025.361116.01132.5-2.2

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 ABE A- NYP 9 8 45.1 1 4 0 39 5 46 4 68 7.8 1.0 0.8 9.2 0% .289 0.98 2.88 2.79 84 3.55 74.4
2007 FRD A+ CRL 27 26 151.0 9 9 0 160 49 124 12 101 9.5 2.9 0.7 7.4 0% .322 1.38 3.73 4.53 92 5.07 104.0
2008 BOW AA EAS 26 25 145.7 12 4 0 141 38 125 9 103 8.7 2.3 0.6 7.7 0% .306 1.23 3.25 3.58 85 3.87 79.2
2009 BAL MLB AL 24 24 119.7 6 12 0 164 44 66 19 108 12.3 3.3 1.4 5.0 0% .341 1.74 5.35 6.54 120 7.52 161.3
2009 BOW AA EAS 2 2 8.0 1 1 0 4 6 8 1 106 4.5 6.8 1.1 9.0 0% .167 1.25 5.38 5.63 104 3.07 64.5
2009 NOR AAA INT 5 5 25.7 2 0 0 19 6 16 1 102 6.7 2.1 0.4 5.6 0% .240 0.97 3.11 1.05 93 3.39 71.3
2010 BAL MLB AL 41 0 62.3 3 3 0 64 19 45 5 112 9.2 2.7 0.7 6.5 0% .306 1.33 3.56 3.03 93 3.59 81.0
2011 BAL MLB AL 40 0 47.0 1 2 0 63 21 41 10 107 12.1 4.0 1.9 7.9 0% .353 1.79 5.48 5.36 110 5.39 125.2
2011 NOR AAA INT 5 4 18.0 0 1 0 20 7 16 1 95 10.0 3.5 0.5 8.0 0% .345 1.50 3.51 3.50 90 4.44 90.6
2012 BAL MLB AL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 6 1 0 2 108 54.0 9.0 18.0 0.0 0% .571 7.00 32.04 18.00 130 10.96 251.3
2012 CHN MLB NL 4 4 18.7 0 3 0 23 6 11 3 109 11.1 2.9 1.4 5.3 0% .313 1.55 5.16 4.82 104 5.75 131.7
2012 NOR AAA INT 26 26 144.0 5 6 0 160 39 98 10 93 10.0 2.4 0.6 6.1 0% .324 1.38 3.61 3.50 98 5.31 110.5
2013 CHR AAA INT 27 27 161.0 12 12 0 171 46 117 15 99 9.6 2.6 0.8 6.5 0% .311 1.35 3.91 3.80 104 5.06 109.9
2014 FRE AAA PCL 24 21 132.0 10 9 1 159 43 89 13 96 10.8 2.9 0.9 6.1 0% .341 1.53 4.78 4.64 107 5.55 117.5
2015 LEH AAA INT 28 13 113.3 5 8 1 133 33 78 11 96 10.6 2.6 0.9 6.2 0% .324 1.46 4.15 4.61 110 5.36 117.6
2016 NHP AA EAS 23 11 79.7 2 7 1 86 23 46 9 112 9.7 2.6 1.0 5.2 44% .301 1.37 4.57 4.41 112 4.56 100.7
2016 BUF AAA INT 6 2 26.0 0 2 0 32 12 17 3 99 11.1 4.2 1.0 5.9 48% .341 1.69 4.86 4.50 117 6.60 145.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2009 2032 0.4685 0.4405 0.8313 0.6229 0.2796 0.8904 0.7152 0.1687
2010 949 0.4584 0.4626 0.7836 0.6023 0.3444 0.8817 0.6384 0.2164
2011 842 0.4644 0.4644 0.7775 0.6726 0.2838 0.8631 0.6016 0.2225
2012 332 0.4669 0.4488 0.8322 0.6387 0.2825 0.8889 0.7200 0.1678
Career41550.46520.45110.80960.62950.29550.88280.67500.1904

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
2014-06-19 2014-07-05 Minors 16 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-02-23 2012-03-25 Camp 31 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-08-18 2011-09-12 15-DL 25 24 Right Elbow Strain Flexors - -
2011-03-08 2011-03-14 Camp 6 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2010-08-13 2010-10-04 60-DL 52 47 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum and Frayed Rotator Cuff -
2009-04-27 2009-05-09 Minors 12 0 Groin Strain -
2005-02-01 2005-02-01 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 CHA $
2012 BAL $
2011 BAL $426,500
2010 BAL $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$826,500
2 yrTotal$826,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 141 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 9/7/12 after being DFA by Baltimore 9/3/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/25/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2011). Renewed by Baltimore 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Renewed 3/9/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased 5/26/09.
  • Drafted 2006 (6-175) (Clemson). $0.155M 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 3.2 0.3 13 6 48.5 52 15 25 8 .273 1.38 4.84 5.09 -9.5 -1.0
80o 0 2.9 0.2 11 5 42.7 49 14 22 8 .287 1.48 5.26 5.53 -10.3 -1.1
70o 0 2.8 0.2 10 5 38.8 47 14 20 7 .297 1.56 5.57 5.86 -10.6 -1.2
60o 0 2.6 0.2 9 4 35.4 44 13 18 7 .306 1.62 5.84 6.14 -10.7 -1.2
50o 0 2.5 0.2 8 4 32.4 42 12 17 7 .314 1.69 6.09 6.41 -10.7 -1.2
40o 0 2.3 0.1 8 4 29.5 40 12 15 6 .322 1.75 6.35 6.68 -10.5 -1.1
30o 0 2.1 0.1 7 3 26.4 37 11 14 6 .331 1.82 6.64 6.98 -10.2 -1.1
20o 0 1.9 0.1 6 3 22.9 34 10 12 5 .342 1.91 6.97 7.34 -9.7 -1.1
10o 0 1.6 0.1 5 2 18.2 29 8 9 5 .356 2.04 7.46 7.84 -8.6 -0.9
Weighted Mean02.40.28431.74112167.3121.676.066.37-10.3-1.1

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