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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-8-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age32 years, 7 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
3.62015
2.92016
2.22017
-1.02018
0.52019
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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
2008 SLN MLB 10 1 16.0 1 1 0 14 8 8 4 96 7.9 4.5 2.3 4.5 62% .208 1.38 7.04 5.63 122 7.08 151.0 -0.3
2010 SLN MLB 28 28 163.3 13 8 0 151 64 132 9 89 8.3 3.5 0.5 7.3 57% .292 1.32 3.43 2.70 90 3.95 89.3 2.5
2011 SLN MLB 32 32 194.7 13 7 0 207 50 156 15 97 9.6 2.3 0.7 7.2 55% .318 1.32 3.19 3.56 85 3.71 86.3 3.1
2012 SLN MLB 20 20 121.7 7 7 0 136 30 98 7 98 10.1 2.2 0.5 7.2 56% .339 1.36 3.00 3.92 83 2.84 65.1 3.3
2013 SLN MLB 9 9 55.3 5 2 0 57 15 43 6 104 9.3 2.4 1.0 7.0 64% .300 1.30 3.69 3.58 82 2.98 71.4 1.3
2014 SLN MLB 7 7 43.7 3 1 0 39 7 39 6 104 8.0 1.4 1.2 8.0 54% .270 1.05 3.79 4.12 94 3.21 78.6 0.9
2015 SLN MLB 20 20 129.7 10 6 0 106 30 97 6 96 7.4 2.1 0.4 6.7 62% .267 1.05 3.02 2.43 85 2.76 64.5 3.6
2016 SLN MLB 32 30 171.7 10 13 0 179 57 150 26 96 9.4 3.0 1.4 7.9 58% .305 1.37 4.52 4.67 92 3.88 85.9 2.9
2017 ATL 0 18 18 113.0 4 7 0 108 41 85 12 92 8.6 3.3 1.0 6.8 56% .287 1.32 4.16 4.30 95 4.22 89.9 1.7
2017 MIN 0 1 1 6.7 1 0 0 8 3 7 0 107 10.8 4.1 0.0 9.5 47% .421 1.65 2.38 4.05 106 5.23 111.4 0.0
2017 NYA 0 8 8 37.3 0 3 0 41 20 37 6 103 9.9 4.8 1.4 8.9 54% .327 1.63 4.84 4.82 103 4.48 95.4 0.5
2018 CHN 0 8 1 7.7 0 1 0 6 6 4 0 103 7.0 7.0 0.0 4.7 54% .250 1.57 4.42 4.70 107 5.64 126.1 0.0
2018 TOR 0 25 13 74.3 3 6 0 76 38 69 13 105 9.2 4.6 1.6 8.4 43% .297 1.53 5.26 5.93 114 6.34 141.6 -1.0
2017 TOT MLB 27 27 157.0 5 10 0 157 64 129 18 95 9.0 3.7 1.0 7.4 56% .302 1.41 4.25 4.41 97 4.33 92.1 2.2
2018 TOT MLB 33 14 82.0 3 7 0 82 44 73 13 105 9.0 4.8 1.4 8.0 44% .292 1.54 5.18 5.82 113 6.27 140.1 -1.0
CareerMLB2181881135.0706201128369925110978.92.90.97.356%.3011.323.783.85913.8386.518.5

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-
2006 QUD A MDW 13 13 77.2 5 4 0 67 18 80 1 7.8 2.1 0.1 9.3 0% .306 1.10 2.17 2.91 0 0.00 0.0
2006 PMB A+ FSL 12 12 77.1 5 4 0 84 16 51 3 9.8 1.9 0.4 6.0 0% .327 1.30 3.09 3.85 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SFD AA TXS 18 18 103.3 5 9 0 93 45 97 14 104 8.1 3.9 1.2 8.5 59% .281 1.34 4.46 3.75 0 0.00 0.0
2008 SLN MLB NL 10 1 16.0 1 1 0 14 8 8 4 96 7.9 4.5 2.3 4.5 62% .208 1.38 7.04 5.63 122 7.08 151.0
2008 SFD AA TXS 6 6 35.0 3 2 0 26 16 41 0 91 6.7 4.1 0.0 10.5 63% .302 1.20 2.52 2.06 0 0.00 0.0
2008 MEM AAA PCL 13 12 71.0 4 4 0 74 26 59 6 107 9.4 3.3 0.8 7.5 56% .315 1.41 4.14 4.44 0 0.00 0.0
2009 PMB A+ FSL 3 2 12.7 0 1 0 4 4 16 0 91 2.8 2.8 0.0 11.3 73% .182 0.63 1.62 0.71 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MEM AAA PCL 4 4 21.0 2 0 0 17 9 22 5 90 7.3 3.9 2.1 9.4 62% .208 1.24 6.02 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
2009 CRD Rk GCL 2 2 4.0 0 1 0 4 1 3 0 91 9.0 2.3 0.0 6.8 85% .308 1.25 2.56 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2010 SLN MLB NL 28 28 163.3 13 8 0 151 64 132 9 89 8.3 3.5 0.5 7.3 57% .292 1.32 3.43 2.70 90 3.95 89.3
2011 SLN MLB NL 32 32 194.7 13 7 0 207 50 156 15 97 9.6 2.3 0.7 7.2 55% .318 1.32 3.19 3.56 85 3.71 86.3
2012 SLN MLB NL 20 20 121.7 7 7 0 136 30 98 7 98 10.1 2.2 0.5 7.2 56% .339 1.36 3.00 3.92 83 2.84 65.1
2012 SFD AA TEX 2 2 10.3 1 0 0 8 0 11 2 93 7.0 0.0 1.7 9.6 50% .231 0.77 3.66 5.23 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MEM AAA PCL 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 4 3 8 1 91 7.2 5.4 1.8 14.4 70% .333 1.40 4.86 3.60 0 0.00 0.0
2012 CRD Rk GCL 1 1 2.3 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 106 15.4 0.0 0.0 3.9 78% .444 1.71 2.57 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 SLN MLB NL 9 9 55.3 5 2 0 57 15 43 6 104 9.3 2.4 1.0 7.0 64% .300 1.30 3.69 3.58 82 2.98 71.4
2014 SLN MLB NL 7 7 43.7 3 1 0 39 7 39 6 104 8.0 1.4 1.2 8.0 54% .270 1.05 3.79 4.12 94 3.21 78.6
2014 SFD AA TEX 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 102 13.5 4.5 4.5 9.0 80% .500 2.00 9.12 9.00 75 3.26 67.5
2014 MEM AAA PCL 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 3 2 5 1 86 5.4 3.6 1.8 9.0 46% .167 1.00 5.49 3.60 96 3.08 62.5
2015 SLN MLB NL 20 20 129.7 10 6 0 106 30 97 6 96 7.4 2.1 0.4 6.7 62% .267 1.05 3.02 2.43 85 2.76 64.5
2015 PEO A MID 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.8 67% .000 0.00 1.59 0.00 89 3.75 82.4
2015 SFD AA TEX 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 6 0 6 1 101 9.0 0.0 1.5 9.0 65% .313 1.00 3.46 3.00 56 2.38 51.2
2015 MEM AAA PCL 1 1 2.7 0 1 0 6 2 3 0 87 20.3 6.8 0.0 10.1 45% .545 3.00 4.72 16.88 110 3.51 75.6
2016 SLN MLB NL 32 30 171.7 10 13 0 179 57 150 26 96 9.4 3.0 1.4 7.9 58% .305 1.37 4.52 4.67 92 3.88 85.9
2017 ATL MLB NL 18 18 113.0 4 7 0 108 41 85 12 92 8.6 3.3 1.0 6.8 56% .287 1.32 4.16 4.30 95 4.22 89.9
2017 MIN MLB AL 1 1 6.7 1 0 0 8 3 7 0 107 10.8 4.1 0.0 9.5 47% .421 1.65 2.38 4.05 106 5.23 111.4
2017 NYA MLB AL 8 8 37.3 0 3 0 41 20 37 6 103 9.9 4.8 1.4 8.9 54% .327 1.63 4.84 4.82 103 4.48 95.4
2018 CHN MLB NL 8 1 7.7 0 1 0 6 6 4 0 103 7.0 7.0 0.0 4.7 54% .250 1.57 4.42 4.70 107 5.64 126.1
2018 TOR MLB AL 25 13 74.3 3 6 0 76 38 69 13 105 9.2 4.6 1.6 8.4 43% .297 1.53 5.26 5.93 114 6.34 141.6
2018 DUN A+ FSL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 105 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 0.00 -0.53 0.00 73 2.76 57.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 258 0.4767 0.4341 0.8304 0.6098 0.2741 0.9467 0.5946 0.1696
2010 2577 0.4622 0.4397 0.7590 0.6071 0.2958 0.8728 0.5585 0.2410
2011 2965 0.4728 0.4533 0.7507 0.5913 0.3295 0.8830 0.5379 0.2493
2012 1753 0.4957 0.4735 0.7398 0.5949 0.3541 0.8897 0.4920 0.2602
2013 826 0.4467 0.4734 0.7468 0.6206 0.3545 0.8646 0.5802 0.2532
2014 631 0.4849 0.4818 0.7368 0.6176 0.3538 0.8783 0.5043 0.2632
2015 1850 0.4984 0.4784 0.7966 0.6421 0.3157 0.9105 0.5666 0.2034
2016 2556 0.4820 0.4480 0.7834 0.5942 0.3119 0.8661 0.6368 0.2166
2017 2488 0.4252 0.4522 0.7360 0.6314 0.3196 0.8743 0.5339 0.2640
2018 1377 0.4328 0.4292 0.7834 0.6292 0.2766 0.9147 0.5556 0.2166
Career172810.46690.45490.76160.61130.31850.88380.55650.2384

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
2014-06-21 - 60-DL - - Left Shoulder Thoracic Outlet Syndrome -
2014-03-21 2014-05-18 15-DL 58 43 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2013-05-18 2013-10-31 60-DL 166 121 Left Shoulder Surgery Partial Labrum Tear and Partial Rotator Cuff 2013-05-24
2012-10-09 2012-10-23 DTD 14 0 Left Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum with Rotator Cuff Strain and Inflammation -
2012-06-06 2012-08-19 60-DL 74 64 Left Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum and Partial Rotator Cuff -
2012-06-05 2012-06-05 On-Alr 0 0 - Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-06-05 2012-06-05 On-Alr 0 0 - Hip Soreness - -
2012-05-27 2012-06-05 DTD 9 8 Left Elbow Soreness - -
2009-03-27 2009-08-19 60-DL 145 121 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-08
2008-08-27 2008-09-29 15-DL 33 29 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-08
2007-07-20 2007-09-16 Minors 58 0 Left Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 TOR $8,000,000
2017 ATL $12,000,000
2016 SLN $11,500,000
2015 SLN $9,375,000
2014 SLN $7,875,000
2013 SLN $5,875,000
2012 SLN $3,375,000
2011 SLN $437,000
2010 SLN $400,000
2009 SLN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$59,237,000
10 yrTotal$59,237,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 47 dMoye Sports1 year/$10M (2018), 2019 option

Details
  • 1 year/$10M (2018), plus 2019 club option. Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/15/18. 18:$8M, 19:$10M club option ($2M buyout). Annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 150, 160, 170, 180 innings pitched. DFA by Toronto 8/25/18. Released by TOR 8/29/18. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 9/1/18 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/4/18. Elected free agency 10/29/18. Retired 1/19.
  • 4 years/$27M (2012-15), plus 2016, 2017 club options. Signed extension with St. Louis 7/13/11. $0.5M signing bonus. 12:$3.25M, 13:$5.75M, 14:$7.75M, 15:$9.25M, 16:$11.5M club option, $0.5M buyout. 17:$12M club option, $0.5M buyout. St. Louis exercised 2016 option 11/2/15. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from St. Louis 12/1/16. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 7/24/17, with Twins paying $4,524,590 remaining in salary. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/30/17. Yankees pay a pro-rated portion of Major League minimum ($184,180), with Twins responsible for balance of 2017 salary ($3,946,967).
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2011). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by St. Louis 7/10/08.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2005 (22-680) (Mission HS, Texas).

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 6 5.9 0 18 18 100.7 81 36 86 11 .254 1.16 3.57 3.69 15.0 1.6
80o 5.5 5.8 0 17 17 94.4 81 36 81 11 .267 1.24 3.94 4.07 10.3 1.1
70o 5.1 5.8 0 16 16 89.9 81 36 77 11 .277 1.31 4.20 4.36 7.0 0.8
60o 4.8 5.8 0 16 16 86.2 81 36 74 11 .285 1.36 4.43 4.6 4.6 0.5
50o 4.5 5.7 0 15 15 82.7 81 36 71 11 .292 1.41 4.65 4.84 2.3 0.2
40o 4.2 5.7 0 14 14 79.4 80 36 68 11 .300 1.46 4.87 5.07 0.2 0.0
30o 3.9 5.6 0 14 14 75.8 80 36 65 11 .308 1.52 5.11 5.33 -1.9 -0.2
20o 3.6 5.6 0 13 13 71.8 79 35 62 11 .317 1.59 5.40 5.63 -4.0 -0.4
10o 3.1 5.4 0 12 12 66.3 77 35 57 10 .330 1.69 5.81 6.06 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean4.55.70151582.380367111.2901.404.634.812.50.3

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