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Birth Date5-24-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight265 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 25 days
BatsR
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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
2012 TEX MLB 3 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 .272 102 0.0 18.0 0.0 4.5 40% .000 .225 2.00 8.04 9.00 165 8.04 184.2 -0.1
2013 TEX MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .259 103 6.8 13.5 0.0 0.0 20% .200 .264 2.25 7.57 0.00 119 6.92 165.7 -0.0
2017 LAN MLB 3 0 3.7 0 0 0 7 4 3 2 .270 85 17.2 9.8 4.9 7.4 27% .385 .498 3.00 11.90 17.18 126 7.53 160.4 -0.1
2018 LAN 0 6 0 10.3 0 2 0 18 1 7 5 .252 98 15.7 0.9 4.4 6.1 42% .371 .389 1.84 8.34 11.32 119 7.05 157.6 -0.2
2018 OAK 0 4 0 6.7 0 0 0 13 4 9 5 .272 97 17.6 5.4 6.8 12.2 33% .421 .475 2.55 12.04 14.85 95 3.80 84.9 0.1
2018 TBA 0 9 5 27.0 2 1 0 15 11 20 2 .263 100 5.0 3.7 0.7 6.7 45% .178 .204 0.96 4.01 1.67 125 6.46 144.4 -0.4
2018 TOT MLB 19 5 44.0 2 3 0 46 16 36 12 .262 99 9.4 3.3 2.5 7.4 42% .268 .302 1.41 6.24 5.93 118 6.20 138.5 -0.6
CareerMLB27551.023054264014.263989.54.62.57.140%.267.3171.576.756.71221.0423.1-0.2

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 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-
2007 RNG Rk 14 10 45.7 2 3 0 41 24 61 2 .265 105 8.1 4.7 0.4 12.0 47% .345 .260 1.42 4.11 4.53 0 0.00 0.0
2008 RNG Rk 3 0 4.3 1 0 0 1 1 6 1 .284 113 2.1 2.1 2.1 12.6 50% .000 .138 0.47 7.09 10.47 0 0.00 0.0
2009 HIC A 29 24 108.3 8 3 0 93 59 105 4 .264 102 7.7 4.9 0.3 8.7 40% .293 .254 1.40 3.87 3.49 0 0.00 0.0
2010 HIC A 7 7 29.7 4 1 0 35 13 33 3 .268 99 10.6 3.9 0.9 10.0 49% .372 .300 1.62 4.03 5.15 0 0.00 0.0
2010 BAK A+ 9 9 49.0 1 2 0 38 32 52 5 .268 108 7.0 5.9 0.9 9.6 40% .273 .247 1.43 5.00 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TEX MLB 3 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 .272 102 0.0 18.0 0.0 4.5 40% .000 .225 2.00 8.04 9.00 165 8.04 184.2
2012 MYR A+ 23 19 83.3 2 5 0 58 37 109 10 .267 90 6.3 4.0 1.1 11.8 36% .270 .238 1.14 3.77 4.21 0 0.00 0.0
2012 FRI AA 10 0 15.0 2 0 1 9 7 29 1 .259 96 5.4 4.2 0.6 17.4 60% .333 .208 1.07 1.87 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 TEX MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .259 103 6.8 13.5 0.0 0.0 20% .200 .264 2.25 7.57 0.00 119 6.92 165.7
2013 FRI AA 26 0 32.0 1 2 10 14 24 45 2 .257 102 3.9 6.8 0.6 12.7 48% .197 .219 1.19 3.49 1.41 0 0.00 0.0
2013 ROU AAA 16 0 20.0 1 0 4 8 10 26 0 .271 89 3.6 4.5 0.0 11.7 29% .195 .170 0.90 2.76 0.45 0 0.00 0.0
2014 FRI AA 29 0 31.0 2 1 3 25 17 31 2 .258 100 7.3 4.9 0.6 9.0 39% .271 .253 1.35 3.70 3.48 107 3.83 79.4
2016 NHP AA 8 8 46.7 3 2 0 41 7 47 7 .267 111 7.9 1.4 1.4 9.1 36% .281 .234 1.03 3.87 3.47 0 0.00 0.0
2016 BUF AAA 4 3 19.3 1 2 0 20 5 8 1 .256 97 9.3 2.3 0.5 3.7 33% .288 .245 1.29 4.10 4.19 0 0.00 0.0
2017 LAN MLB 3 0 3.7 0 0 0 7 4 3 2 .270 85 17.2 9.8 4.9 7.4 27% .385 .498 3.00 11.90 17.18 126 7.53 160.4
2017 OKL AAA 25 25 134.3 10 8 0 114 35 178 11 .262 103 7.6 2.3 0.7 11.9 39% .315 .223 1.11 2.98 3.42 0 0.00 0.0
2018 LAN MLB 6 0 10.3 0 2 0 18 1 7 5 .252 98 15.7 0.9 4.4 6.1 42% .371 .389 1.84 8.34 11.32 119 7.05 157.6
2018 OAK MLB 4 0 6.7 0 0 0 13 4 9 5 .272 97 17.6 5.4 6.8 12.2 33% .421 .475 2.55 12.04 14.85 95 3.80 84.9
2018 TBA MLB 9 5 27.0 2 1 0 15 11 20 2 .263 100 5.0 3.7 0.7 6.7 45% .178 .204 0.96 4.01 1.67 125 6.46 144.4

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
2012 53 0.3396 0.4151 0.9545 0.6111 0.3143 0.9091 1.0000 0.0455
2013 28 0.3929 0.3214 0.8889 0.4545 0.2353 0.8000 1.0000 0.1111
2017 91 0.4396 0.4725 0.7674 0.7250 0.2745 0.8621 0.5714 0.2326
2018 837 0.5102 0.4815 0.7866 0.6792 0.2756 0.8448 0.6372 0.2134
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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
2014-08-09 - Minors - - Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spur 2014-08-18
2014-07-08 2014-08-05 Minors 28 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-02-19 2013-03-12 Camp 21 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2011-08-31 2011-10-29 60-DL 59 26 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-10-01 -
2011-04-08 2011-08-31 Minors 145 132 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-10-01
2010-10-01 2010-10-01 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-10-01
2010-07-06 2010-09-07 Minors 63 0 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2008-06-08 2008-08-18 Minors 71 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 LAN $550,000
2017 LAN $
2014 TEX $
2013 TEX $
2012 TEX $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2018Current$550,000
1 yrTotal$550,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 85 dOL Baseball Group1 year/$0.55M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18. Acquired by Oakland in trade 4/25/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 4/23/18. Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/25/15 after being DFA by Oakland 5/23/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/2/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 7/6/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/30/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Cincinnati 3/29/15. Signed by Ottawa of independent Can-Am League 5/15.
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014). Re-signed by Texas 2/17/14. DFA by Texas 10/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Texas 2/18/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Texas 2/27/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Contract purchased by Texas 11/19/10. Re-signed by Texas 2/22/11.
  • Signed by Texas 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Wilmer Font, Keone Kela or Matt West?
(TPX2 from Taiwan)
Kela has better stuff, which is pretty crazy to think about. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you love Wilmer Font as much as I do, cause I'm head over heels ? Seriously, what's his ceiling ?
(Ann Nonymous from San Diego)
Back of the bullpen type. Maybe a closer, but most likely a setup guy. I'm a big fan of Wilmer as well. I've known him since he was 17. He was one of the largest 17-year-olds I've ever seen, and he was already throwing near-elite gas. (Jason Parks)


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