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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-16-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 7 months, 1 days
BatsR
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1.02015
-0.82016
0.02017
2018
0.22019
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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
2013 MIL 0 7 0 7.0 0 1 0 6 3 4 1 107 7.7 3.9 1.3 5.1 0% .208 1.29 5.02 3.86 135 7.70 184.3 -0.3
2013 SLN 0 11 0 10.3 0 0 0 10 10 10 2 98 8.7 8.7 1.7 8.7 0% .276 1.94 6.79 6.97 91 3.26 78.0 0.2
2015 MIL MLB 45 0 55.7 5 3 0 40 18 47 3 96 6.5 2.9 0.5 7.6 0% .242 1.04 3.19 2.43 88 3.26 76.2 1.0
2016 MIL MLB 41 0 41.3 3 1 0 52 27 36 7 95 11.3 5.9 1.5 7.8 44% .349 1.91 5.74 5.66 116 6.65 147.2 -0.8
2017 MIL MLB 5 1 8.7 0 1 0 12 1 7 6 100 12.5 1.0 6.2 7.3 31% .261 1.50 10.90 8.31 106 5.21 110.9 0.0
2019 WAS MLB 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 6 5 0 1 108 10.8 9.0 1.8 0.0 14% .250 2.20 8.76 7.20 138 9.31 191.1 -0.2
2013 TOT MLB 18 0 17.3 0 1 0 16 13 14 3 102 8.3 6.8 1.6 7.3 0% .000 1.67 6.07 5.71 108 5.05 121.0 -0.1
CareerMLB1131128.08601266410420978.94.51.47.340%.3071.485.154.501044.97112.0-0.1

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 CRD Rk GCL 10 3 34.7 3 3 0 33 13 42 1 110 8.6 3.4 0.3 10.9 0% .352 1.33 2.69 2.59 85 4.05 83.2
2008 JCY Rk APL 13 9 46.3 1 4 0 49 16 47 4 96 9.5 3.1 0.8 9.1 0% .326 1.40 4.30 5.05 106 5.43 111.2
2009 BAT A- NYP 15 12 64.0 4 9 0 73 24 62 3 102 10.3 3.4 0.4 8.7 0% .354 1.52 3.34 4.50 97 6.25 131.4
2010 QUD A MDW 32 11 103.0 8 4 3 78 31 104 5 106 6.8 2.7 0.4 9.1 0% .272 1.06 3.23 2.71 0 0.00 0.0
2010 PMB A+ FSL 1 1 4.3 0 1 0 9 5 2 0 90 18.8 10.5 0.0 4.2 0% .450 3.26 5.99 12.56 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SFD AA TEX 24 24 133.7 11 6 0 148 64 128 25 114 10.0 4.3 1.7 8.6 0% .319 1.59 5.52 5.45 115 5.73 116.9
2011 MEM AAA PCL 2 2 12.0 2 0 0 8 9 6 1 98 6.0 6.8 0.8 4.5 0% .194 1.42 6.11 3.75 121 3.86 78.8
2012 SFD AA TEX 40 7 80.0 5 8 0 61 34 83 11 100 6.9 3.8 1.2 9.3 0% .254 1.19 4.37 4.16 96 3.27 68.1
2012 MEM AAA PCL 2 1 3.3 0 1 0 6 2 1 1 90 16.2 5.4 2.7 2.7 0% .455 2.40 9.66 10.80 130 8.87 184.7
2013 MIL MLB NL 7 0 7.0 0 1 0 6 3 4 1 107 7.7 3.9 1.3 5.1 0% .208 1.29 5.02 3.86 135 7.70 184.3
2013 SLN MLB NL 11 0 10.3 0 0 0 10 10 10 2 98 8.7 8.7 1.7 8.7 0% .276 1.94 6.79 6.97 91 3.26 78.0
2013 SFD AA TEX 17 0 19.7 0 0 7 11 10 25 0 5.0 4.6 0.0 11.4 0% .244 1.07 2.03 0.92 87 2.93 63.6
2013 MEM AAA PCL 19 0 26.0 1 2 2 17 16 27 1 5.9 5.5 0.3 9.3 0% .246 1.27 3.83 2.77 99 3.14 68.2
2014 NAS AAA PCL 37 17 102.3 4 4 1 106 40 87 9 88 9.3 3.5 0.8 7.7 0% .317 1.43 4.39 4.13 99 4.69 99.2
2015 MIL MLB NL 45 0 55.7 5 3 0 40 18 47 3 96 6.5 2.9 0.5 7.6 0% .242 1.04 3.19 2.43 88 3.26 76.2
2016 MIL MLB NL 41 0 41.3 3 1 0 52 27 36 7 95 11.3 5.9 1.5 7.8 44% .349 1.91 5.74 5.66 116 6.65 147.2
2016 CSP AAA PCL 5 1 8.3 0 0 0 10 3 8 0 129 10.8 3.2 0.0 8.6 38% .417 1.56 3.24 4.32 92 4.27 94.3
2017 MIL MLB NL 5 1 8.7 0 1 0 12 1 7 6 100 12.5 1.0 6.2 7.3 31% .261 1.50 10.90 8.31 106 5.21 110.9
2017 CSP AAA PCL 26 13 85.0 3 4 2 87 33 66 5 116 9.2 3.5 0.5 7.0 49% .318 1.41 4.13 3.71 94 4.05 86.2
2018 WTN AA SOU 9 0 9.7 0 0 1 7 4 12 1 6.5 3.7 0.9 11.2 57% .273 1.14 3.47 2.79 93 3.83 81.0
2018 RNO AAA PCL 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 54.0 27.0 54.0 0.0 33% .000 9.00 90.75 81.00 144 10.14 214.3
2018 DIA Rk AZL 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 5.4 0.0 0.0 16.2 43% .286 0.60 0.47 0.00 64 1.09 23.0
2019 WAS MLB NL 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 6 5 0 1 108 10.8 9.0 1.8 0.0 14% .250 2.20 8.76 7.20 138 9.31 191.1
2019 FRE AAA PCL 34 1 38.7 2 2 1 44 16 42 9 98 10.2 3.7 2.1 9.8 29% .321 1.55 5.96 6.05 106 5.40 111.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2013 334 0.4042 0.4671 0.7628 0.6741 0.3266 0.8462 0.6462 0.2372
2015 862 0.4269 0.4084 0.7301 0.5190 0.3259 0.8534 0.5839 0.2699
2016 801 0.4407 0.4182 0.7522 0.6006 0.2746 0.8538 0.5772 0.2478
2017 147 0.5170 0.4762 0.7429 0.5921 0.3521 0.8222 0.6000 0.2571
2019 86 0.4651 0.3721 0.8750 0.6000 0.1739 0.9167 0.7500 0.1250
Career22300.43590.42380.74940.57950.30340.85280.59830.2506

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
2014-06-18 2014-06-27 Minors 9 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 WAS $
2018 ARI $
2017 MIL $
2016 MIL $514,200
2015 MIL $508,500
2014 MIL $
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,022,700
2 yrTotal$1,022,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 89 dAll Bases Covered1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Washington as a free agent 5/13/19 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Washington 7/22/19. DFA by Washington 7/31/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/22/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17. DFA by Milwaukee 4/5/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/17. Contract selected by Milwaukee 7/3/17. DFA by Milwaukee 8/13/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from St. Louis 9/1/13 (player to be named in 8/30/13 John Axford deal).
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2007 (35-1,068) (Arbor View HS, Las Vegas).

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 2.3 0.6 32 3 50.5 37 22 48 4 .248 1.16 3.13 3.45 -2.2 -0.2
80o 0 2 0.5 28 3 44.7 35 21 42 4 .262 1.25 3.51 3.86 -3.9 -0.4
70o 0 1.9 0.4 26 3 40.6 34 20 38 4 .273 1.32 3.78 4.16 -4.8 -0.5
60o 0 1.7 0.4 24 2 37.3 32 19 35 3 .281 1.38 4.02 4.43 -5.5 -0.6
50o 0 1.6 0.3 22 2 34.2 31 18 32 3 .290 1.44 4.24 4.67 -5.9 -0.6
40o 0 1.5 0.3 20 2 31.2 29 18 30 3 .298 1.50 4.47 4.93 -6.2 -0.7
30o 0 1.3 0.3 18 2 28.0 27 16 27 3 .307 1.57 4.72 5.2 -6.3 -0.7
20o 0 1.2 0.2 15 2 24.5 25 15 23 3 .318 1.65 5.01 5.53 -6.4 -0.7
10o 0 1 0.2 12 1 19.7 22 13 19 2 .333 1.76 5.43 5.99 -6.1 -0.7
Weighted Mean01.60.321233.53018323.2881.424.214.64-5.6-0.6

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