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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-26-1985
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age32 years, 9 months, 24 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
7.02014
6.12015
5.82016
0.22017
1.62018
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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
2008 TBA MLB 5 1 14.0 0 0 0 9 4 12 1 .274 106 5.8 2.6 0.6 7.7 52% .205 .203 0.93 3.44 1.93 104 5.11 109.0 0.1
2009 TBA MLB 23 23 128.3 10 7 0 119 54 102 17 .265 106 8.3 3.8 1.2 7.2 43% .268 .249 1.35 4.62 4.42 111 4.91 105.2 0.9
2010 TBA MLB 32 31 208.7 19 6 0 170 79 188 15 .257 104 7.3 3.4 0.6 8.1 45% .270 .231 1.19 3.38 2.72 98 3.75 84.7 3.7
2011 TBA MLB 34 34 224.3 12 13 0 192 63 218 22 .266 98 7.7 2.5 0.9 8.7 45% .281 .244 1.14 3.35 3.49 91 3.51 81.5 4.1
2012 TBA MLB 31 31 211.0 20 5 0 173 59 205 16 .261 98 7.4 2.5 0.7 8.7 53% .285 .215 1.10 2.99 2.56 80 2.76 63.2 6.0
2013 TBA MLB 27 27 186.7 10 8 0 178 27 151 16 .267 96 8.6 1.3 0.8 7.3 47% .298 .239 1.10 3.05 3.33 86 3.24 77.6 3.9
2014 DET 0 11 11 77.7 4 4 0 74 15 82 5 .261 109 8.6 1.7 0.6 9.5 45% .317 .230 1.15 2.46 3.59 83 3.15 77.3 1.6
2014 TBA 0 23 23 170.7 11 8 0 156 23 189 20 .259 95 8.2 1.2 1.1 10.0 42% .301 .244 1.05 2.96 3.11 73 2.25 55.1 5.4
2015 DET 0 21 21 146.0 9 4 0 133 29 138 13 .259 102 8.2 1.8 0.8 8.5 41% .293 .237 1.11 3.02 2.53 84 2.97 69.5 3.7
2015 TOR 0 11 11 74.3 9 1 0 57 18 87 4 .261 102 6.9 2.2 0.5 10.5 45% .283 .207 1.01 2.18 2.30 72 2.31 53.9 2.4
2016 BOS MLB 35 35 230.0 17 9 0 227 50 228 30 .257 110 8.9 2.0 1.2 8.9 45% .310 .243 1.20 3.56 3.99 85 3.17 70.1 5.8
2017 BOS MLB 16 11 74.7 6 3 0 65 24 76 8 .263 104 7.8 2.9 1.0 9.2 40% .278 .243 1.19 3.61 3.38 105 5.28 112.3 0.2
2018 BOS MLB 14 14 81.3 8 4 0 68 30 79 7 .249 103 7.5 3.3 0.8 8.7 41% .285 .227 1.20 3.45 3.76 106 4.82 110.3 0.3
2014 TOT MLB 34 34 248.3 15 12 0 230 38 271 25 .260 99 8.3 1.4 0.9 9.8 43% .306 .240 1.08 2.80 3.26 76 2.53 62.1 7.0
2015 TOT MLB 32 32 220.3 18 5 0 190 47 225 17 .260 102 7.8 1.9 0.7 9.2 42% .290 .227 1.08 2.74 2.45 80 2.75 64.2 6.1
CareerMLB2832731827.713572016214751755174.2611028.02.30.98.645%.289.2351.153.263.25893.3877.238.5

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 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-
2008 TBA MLB 5 1 14.0 0 0 0 9 4 12 1 .274 106 5.8 2.6 0.6 7.7 52% .205 .203 0.93 3.44 1.93 104 5.11 109.0
2008 VRO A+ 6 6 34.7 4 0 0 28 7 37 0 .252 101 7.3 1.8 0.0 9.6 50% .311 .188 1.01 1.68 1.82 71 1.58 35.6
2008 MNT AA 9 9 57.0 7 0 0 42 16 55 7 .253 112 6.6 2.5 1.1 8.7 58% .246 .192 1.02 3.96 1.89 64 1.47 30.6
2008 DUR AAA 4 4 18.0 1 1 0 22 9 17 0 .269 92 11.0 4.5 0.0 8.5 54% .378 .261 1.72 2.93 4.50 82 2.86 62.6
2009 TBA MLB 23 23 128.3 10 7 0 119 54 102 17 .265 106 8.3 3.8 1.2 7.2 43% .268 .249 1.35 4.62 4.42 111 4.91 105.2
2009 DUR AAA 8 8 34.3 1 4 0 28 18 35 5 .259 115 7.3 4.7 1.3 9.2 45% .261 .262 1.34 4.66 3.94 88 2.62 58.9
2010 TBA MLB 32 31 208.7 19 6 0 170 79 188 15 .257 104 7.3 3.4 0.6 8.1 45% .270 .231 1.19 3.38 2.72 98 3.75 84.7
2011 TBA MLB 34 34 224.3 12 13 0 192 63 218 22 .266 98 7.7 2.5 0.9 8.7 45% .281 .244 1.14 3.35 3.49 91 3.51 81.5
2012 TBA MLB 31 31 211.0 20 5 0 173 59 205 16 .261 98 7.4 2.5 0.7 8.7 53% .285 .215 1.10 2.99 2.56 80 2.76 63.2
2013 TBA MLB 27 27 186.7 10 8 0 178 27 151 16 .267 96 8.6 1.3 0.8 7.3 47% .298 .239 1.10 3.05 3.33 86 3.24 77.6
2013 PCH A+ 2 2 7.3 1 0 0 4 3 12 0 .254 99 4.9 3.7 0.0 14.7 53% .267 .182 0.95 1.19 1.23 79 1.79 41.7
2014 DET MLB 11 11 77.7 4 4 0 74 15 82 5 .261 109 8.6 1.7 0.6 9.5 45% .317 .230 1.15 2.46 3.59 83 3.15 77.3
2014 TBA MLB 23 23 170.7 11 8 0 156 23 189 20 .259 95 8.2 1.2 1.1 10.0 42% .301 .244 1.05 2.96 3.11 73 2.25 55.1
2015 DET MLB 21 21 146.0 9 4 0 133 29 138 13 .259 102 8.2 1.8 0.8 8.5 41% .293 .237 1.11 3.02 2.53 84 2.97 69.5
2015 TOR MLB 11 11 74.3 9 1 0 57 18 87 4 .261 102 6.9 2.2 0.5 10.5 45% .283 .207 1.01 2.18 2.30 72 2.31 53.9
2016 BOS MLB 35 35 230.0 17 9 0 227 50 228 30 .257 110 8.9 2.0 1.2 8.9 45% .310 .243 1.20 3.56 3.99 85 3.17 70.1
2017 BOS MLB 16 11 74.7 6 3 0 65 24 76 8 .263 104 7.8 2.9 1.0 9.2 40% .278 .243 1.19 3.61 3.38 105 5.28 112.3
2017 PAW AAA 2 2 5.7 0 0 0 12 2 8 1 .245 91 19.1 3.2 1.6 12.7 27% .524 .385 2.47 3.86 9.53 100 5.10 116.3
2018 BOS MLB 14 14 81.3 8 4 0 68 30 79 7 .249 103 7.5 3.3 0.8 8.7 41% .285 .227 1.20 3.45 3.76 106 4.82 110.3

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
2008 233 0.5322 0.5150 0.7333 0.6935 0.3119 0.7907 0.5882 0.2667
2009 2237 0.5284 0.4417 0.8148 0.6142 0.2483 0.8457 0.7290 0.1852
2010 3337 0.5460 0.4732 0.7739 0.6175 0.2997 0.8240 0.6498 0.2261
2011 3674 0.5237 0.4382 0.7876 0.5795 0.2829 0.8287 0.6949 0.2124
2012 3195 0.5167 0.4360 0.7818 0.5845 0.2772 0.8446 0.6402 0.2182
2013 2706 0.5388 0.4701 0.8168 0.6084 0.3085 0.8771 0.6779 0.1832
2014 3726 0.5636 0.4836 0.7647 0.6171 0.3112 0.8187 0.6265 0.2353
2015 3377 0.5395 0.5037 0.7425 0.6570 0.3241 0.7945 0.6190 0.2575
2016 3497 0.5179 0.5013 0.7467 0.6681 0.3221 0.7975 0.6335 0.2533
2017 1241 0.4730 0.4988 0.7383 0.6797 0.3364 0.8321 0.5682 0.2617
2018 1221 0.5266 0.4652 0.7870 0.6376 0.2734 0.8463 0.6329 0.2130
Career284440.53170.47130.77430.62280.29950.82730.64990.2257

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
2014-07-07 2014-07-13 DTD 6 5 - General Medical Illness -
2013-05-16 2013-07-02 15-DL 47 44 Left Upper Arm Strain Triceps - -
2012-09-03 2012-09-14 DTD 11 9 Left Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-06-29 2012-06-29 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2012-03-09 2012-03-13 Camp 4 0 - Neck Spasms - -
2011-09-18 2011-09-18 DTD 0 0 - Chest Contusion - -
2011-07-10 2011-07-15 DTD 5 1 - Sprain Turf Toe - -
2010-06-16 2010-06-20 DTD 4 4 - Groin Contusion - -
2010-03-11 2010-03-20 Camp 9 0 Right Hand Laceration -
2010-01-01 2010-01-01 Off 0 0 Bilateral Face Surgery LASIK 2010-01-01
2008-04-03 2008-05-22 Minors 49 0 Left Elbow Strain -
2008-03-20 2008-04-03 Camp 14 2 Left Elbow Soreness -
2008-02-28 2008-03-08 Camp 9 0 Left Shoulder Stiffness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2022 BOS $32,000,000
2021 BOS $32,000,000
2020 BOS $32,000,000
2019 BOS $31,000,000
2018 BOS $30,000,000
2017 BOS $30,000,000
2016 BOS $30,000,000
2015 DET $19,750,000
2014 TBA $14,000,000
2013 TBA $10,112,500
2012 TBA $4,350,000
2011 TBA $2,183,333
2010 TBA $1,933,333
2009 TBA $1,683,333
2008 TBA $650,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$114,662,499
2018Current$30,000,000
11 yrPvs + Cur$144,662,499
4 yrFuture$127,000,000
15 yrTotal$271,662,499

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 164 dBo McKinnis7 years/$217M (2016-22)

Details
  • 7 years/$217M (2016-22). Signed by Boston as a free agent 12/15. 16-18:$30M annually, 19:$31M, 20-22:$32M annually. No money deferred. May opt out of contract after 2018 season. Most lucrative contract ever for a pitcher. At $31M, tied Miguel Cabrera for highest-ever average annual value. Perks: may purchase 8 premium seats for all games, including post-season.
  • 1 year/$19.75M (2015). Re-signed by Detroit 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). One-year record for player filing for arbitration. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Detroit 7/30/15 with Blue Jays assuming responsibility for remaining $7,122,950 on contract.
  • 1 year/$14M (2014). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/14.
  • 1 year/$10.1125M (2013). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/2/13 (avoided arbitration). $5M signing bonus. $4M in salary deferred until 2014. At signing, salary was a record for a pitcher eligible for arbitration for a second time.
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2012). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 6 years/$8.5M (2007-12). Signed Major League contract with Tampa Bay 8/15/07. $5.6M signing bonus. 07:$0.5M, 08:$0.65M, 09:$0.75M, 10:$1M, 11:$1.25M, 12:$1.5M. Salaries in minors: 08:$0.1M, 09:$0.15M, 10:$0.2M, 11:$0.65M, 12:$1.3M. Price may void remainder of contract and file for arbitration in any year he is otherwise arbitration-eligible. Optioned 3/11/08. Recalled 9/13/08. Optioned to Triple-A 3/25/09. Recalled 5/25/09. Voided final year of contract, opted for arbitration 10/31/11.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (1-1) (Vanderbilt).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .261 .291 .399 .238
11 vs R (Multi) .242 .287 .388 .237
18 Split (Multi) .019 .003 .011 .001
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .275 .304 .445 .247
31 vs R (2016) .253 .300 .411 .242
38 Split (2016) .023 .004 .033 .005
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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