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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-26-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight237 lbs
Age34 years, 11 months, 28 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.12015
1.82016
-0.32017
0.52018
-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
2009 SEA MLB 41 0 46.0 5 4 0 45 9 41 9 98 8.8 1.8 1.8 8.0 33% .279 1.17 4.67 4.50 94 3.22 69.0 1.0
2010 SEA MLB 22 0 25.0 3 1 0 26 12 26 5 95 9.4 4.3 1.8 9.4 26% .313 1.52 5.12 3.96 101 4.07 91.8 0.2
2011 SEA MLB 10 0 12.7 0 0 0 7 3 10 0 93 5.0 2.1 0.0 7.1 38% .206 0.79 2.19 0.00 95 4.09 95.2 0.1
2012 SEA MLB 47 0 44.3 2 4 0 43 15 45 5 93 8.7 3.0 1.0 9.1 31% .304 1.31 3.49 3.25 111 4.67 107.0 0.1
2013 NYA MLB 57 0 53.3 4 2 0 47 23 71 8 100 7.9 3.9 1.4 12.0 34% .312 1.31 3.65 4.39 101 3.91 93.7 0.4
2014 NYA MLB 59 0 51.7 3 6 4 45 20 67 5 99 7.8 3.5 0.9 11.7 36% .315 1.26 3.04 4.53 102 3.79 93.0 0.4
2015 SDN MLB 53 0 51.3 2 2 0 41 15 63 4 97 7.2 2.6 0.7 11.0 44% .301 1.09 2.59 2.45 82 2.95 69.0 1.1
2016 WAS MLB 67 0 58.0 3 2 7 41 11 80 9 92 6.4 1.7 1.4 12.4 37% .258 0.90 3.01 2.64 72 2.30 51.0 1.8
2017 WAS MLB 33 0 26.0 3 2 4 29 11 25 12 96 10.0 3.8 4.2 8.7 26% .236 1.54 8.63 7.27 119 6.11 130.0 -0.3
2018 OAK 0 19 0 16.7 1 0 0 7 6 18 0 94 3.8 3.2 0.0 9.7 39% .184 0.78 2.11 2.16 94 3.22 72.0 0.3
2018 WAS 0 35 0 32.3 1 0 0 26 5 32 7 102 7.2 1.4 1.9 8.9 28% .229 0.96 4.51 3.34 107 4.51 100.7 0.2
2019 TEX MLB 10 0 10.0 3 0 1 8 0 9 2 114 7.2 0.0 1.8 8.1 35% .250 0.80 3.92 1.80 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
2018 TOT MLB 54 0 49.0 2 0 0 33 11 50 7 99 6.1 2.0 1.3 9.2 31% .215 0.90 3.69 2.94 103 4.07 90.9 0.5
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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 WIS A MDW 9 0 12.0 1 1 0 16 4 14 1 95 12.0 3.0 0.8 10.5 49% .395 1.67 3.04 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2007 EVE A- NWN 3 0 3.0 1 0 0 2 0 4 1 95 6.0 0.0 3.0 12.0 50% .200 0.67 5.33 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 WIS A MDW 8 0 7.7 0 0 3 10 2 12 0 93 11.7 2.3 0.0 14.0 58% .526 1.56 0.92 3.51 0 0.00 0.0
2008 HDS A+ CLF 12 0 12.0 0 0 3 8 3 12 0 112 6.0 2.3 0.0 9.0 48% .258 0.92 2.77 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 WTN AA SOU 29 0 42.7 3 1 9 31 17 44 2 111 6.5 3.6 0.4 9.3 50% .284 1.12 3.05 2.11 0 0.00 0.0
2009 SEA MLB AL 41 0 46.0 5 4 0 45 9 41 9 98 8.8 1.8 1.8 8.0 33% .279 1.17 4.67 4.50 94 3.22 69.0
2009 TAC AAA PCL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .000 0.00 3.45 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MRN Rk AZL 2 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 88 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 50% .000 0.00 1.42 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 SEA MLB AL 22 0 25.0 3 1 0 26 12 26 5 95 9.4 4.3 1.8 9.4 26% .313 1.52 5.12 3.96 101 4.07 91.8
2010 TAC AAA PCL 3 0 3.7 0 0 1 1 3 6 0 81 2.4 7.3 0.0 14.6 50% .167 1.08 2.77 4.86 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SEA MLB AL 10 0 12.7 0 0 0 7 3 10 0 93 5.0 2.1 0.0 7.1 38% .206 0.79 2.19 0.00 95 4.09 95.2
2011 WTN AA SOU 3 2 3.0 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 116 12.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .400 1.33 2.29 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TAC AAA PCL 12 0 14.7 1 0 0 11 6 15 3 113 6.8 3.7 1.8 9.2 33% .222 1.16 5.62 1.84 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SEA MLB AL 47 0 44.3 2 4 0 43 15 45 5 93 8.7 3.0 1.0 9.1 31% .304 1.31 3.49 3.25 111 4.67 107.0
2012 TAC AAA PCL 14 0 20.0 2 0 6 9 4 25 0 93 4.1 1.8 0.0 11.3 43% .214 0.65 1.76 0.90 0 0.00 0.0
2013 NYA MLB AL 57 0 53.3 4 2 0 47 23 71 8 100 7.9 3.9 1.4 12.0 34% .312 1.31 3.65 4.39 101 3.91 93.7
2014 NYA MLB AL 59 0 51.7 3 6 4 45 20 67 5 99 7.8 3.5 0.9 11.7 36% .315 1.26 3.04 4.53 102 3.79 93.0
2014 TRN AA EAS 1 1 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 96 0.0 13.5 0.0 27.0 0% .000 1.50 1.85 0.00 65 2.37 50.1
2014 SWB AAA INT 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 103 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100% .250 1.00 3.34 0.00 55 1.78 38.2
2015 SDN MLB NL 53 0 51.3 2 2 0 41 15 63 4 97 7.2 2.6 0.7 11.0 44% .301 1.09 2.59 2.45 82 2.95 69.0
2015 LEL A+ CAL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 96 0.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 100% .000 1.00 2.78 0.00 28 -1.02 -22.9
2015 ELP AAA PCL 2 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 101 0.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 57% .000 0.33 3.26 0.00 81 3.27 70.3
2016 WAS MLB NL 67 0 58.0 3 2 7 41 11 80 9 92 6.4 1.7 1.4 12.4 37% .258 0.90 3.01 2.64 72 2.30 51.0
2017 WAS MLB NL 33 0 26.0 3 2 4 29 11 25 12 96 10.0 3.8 4.2 8.7 26% .236 1.54 8.63 7.27 119 6.11 130.0
2017 SYR AAA INT 8 2 6.7 1 1 0 8 2 9 3 101 10.8 2.7 4.1 12.2 42% .313 1.50 7.38 8.10 89 3.48 73.9
2018 OAK MLB AL 19 0 16.7 1 0 0 7 6 18 0 94 3.8 3.2 0.0 9.7 39% .184 0.78 2.11 2.16 94 3.22 72.0
2018 WAS MLB NL 35 0 32.3 1 0 0 26 5 32 7 102 7.2 1.4 1.9 8.9 28% .229 0.96 4.51 3.34 107 4.51 100.7
2018 POT A+ CAR 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 99 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 0.00 1.36 0.00 97 3.41 72.6
2019 TEX MLB AL 10 0 10.0 3 0 1 8 0 9 2 114 7.2 0.0 1.8 8.1 35% .250 0.80 3.92 1.80 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2009 729 0.5679 0.4870 0.7944 0.6208 0.3111 0.8521 0.6429 0.2056
2010 431 0.5708 0.4733 0.7402 0.6098 0.2919 0.8000 0.5741 0.2598
2011 162 0.5370 0.4630 0.7467 0.6207 0.2800 0.7407 0.7619 0.2533
2012 722 0.5083 0.4654 0.7143 0.6104 0.3155 0.8080 0.5268 0.2857
2013 973 0.4563 0.4142 0.6998 0.5811 0.2741 0.8101 0.5034 0.3002
2014 869 0.4373 0.4730 0.6667 0.6474 0.3374 0.8089 0.4545 0.3333
2015 786 0.4809 0.4873 0.6710 0.6481 0.3382 0.7837 0.4710 0.3290
2016 898 0.5457 0.5445 0.6851 0.6837 0.3775 0.7791 0.4805 0.3149
2017 492 0.4634 0.5346 0.7148 0.7412 0.3561 0.8521 0.4681 0.2852
2018 726 0.5000 0.4862 0.7450 0.6446 0.3278 0.8333 0.5714 0.2550
2019 138 0.5290 0.5290 0.7534 0.6164 0.4308 0.8444 0.6071 0.2466
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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
2014-05-07 2014-06-11 15-DL 35 31 - Low Back Soreness - -
2013-09-02 2013-09-08 DTD 6 6 Right Arm Strain Triceps - -
2012-07-18 2012-07-21 DTD 3 3 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-03-02 2011-08-09 60-DL 160 114 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Resecured UCL Graft To Bone 2010-09-01
2010-06-16 2010-10-04 60-DL 110 97 Right Elbow Surgery Resecured UCL Graft To Bone 2010-09-01
2010-02-24 2010-03-04 Camp 8 0 Face Laceration Chin After Being Kicked -
2009-05-06 2009-07-03 15-DL 58 51 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2007-07-23 2007-09-04 Minors 43 0 Right Elbow Strain - -
2003-01-01 2003-01-01 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 TEX $250,000
2019 TEX $2,500,000
2018 WAS $5,500,000
2017 WAS $5,500,000
2016 WAS $4,000,000
2015 SDN $2,835,000
2014 NYA $1,765,000
2013 NYA $935,000
2012 SEA $600,000
2011 SEA $420,000
2010 SEA $412,500
2009 SEA $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$22,367,500
2019Current$2,500,000
11 yrPvs + Cur$24,867,500
1 yrFuture$250,000
12 yrTotal$25,117,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 128 dMike McCann1 year/$2.75M (2019), 2020 option

Details
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020 club option. Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/29/19. 19:$2.5M, 20:$2.5M club option $0.5M buyout. Annual performance bonus: $62,500 each for 50, 55, 60, 65 games.
  • 3 years/$15M (2016-18). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/10/15. 16:$4M, 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.5M. Acquired by Oakland in trade 8/5/18 after being DFA by Washington 8/1/18. As part of the trade, Nationals pay Athletics $1,491,828 of the $1,655,914 remaining on Kelley's contract, with Oakland responsible for $164,086, a pro-rated share of $0.545M minimum salary.
  • 1 year/$2.835M (2015). Re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.765M (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 12/29/14.
  • 1 year/$0.935M (2013). Re-signed by Seattle 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.2M-$0.75M). May earn additional $0.165M in roster bonuses for 60, 90, 120, 150 days on roster. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 2/13/13 after being DFA by Seattle 2/7/13.
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2012). Re-signed by Seattle 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 2/09. Contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/09
  • Drafted 2007 (13-405) (Austin Peay).

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 1.9 2.4 3 43 0 63.5 52 20 65 12 .246 1.14 4.38 4.18 4.2 0.5
80o 1.9 2.5 3 43 0 57.2 50 20 58 11 .260 1.22 4.86 4.66 1.9 0.2
70o 1.8 2.5 3 43 0 52.8 49 19 54 11 .270 1.29 5.21 5.01 0.2 0.0
60o 1.8 2.6 3 43 0 49.1 47 19 50 11 .278 1.35 5.52 5.31 -1.3 -0.1
50o 1.8 2.6 3 43 0 45.8 46 18 47 10 .286 1.40 5.81 5.6 -2.7 -0.3
40o 1.7 2.7 3 43 0 42.5 44 18 43 10 .295 1.46 6.11 5.89 -4.1 -0.4
30o 1.7 2.7 3 43 0 39.1 43 17 40 10 .303 1.52 6.43 6.21 -5.6 -0.6
20o 1.7 2.8 3 43 0 35.2 40 16 36 9 .313 1.59 6.82 6.59 -7.5 -0.8
10o 1.6 2.9 3 43 0 30.0 37 14 31 8 .327 1.70 7.37 7.13 -10.1 -1.1
Weighted Mean1.82.6343045.145184610.2841.395.775.55-2.4-0.3

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DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-01 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who has more value going forward in a holds league: Papelbon or Shawn Kelley?
(Steve from Baltimore)
I'll guess Kelley, just because I think it's going to take a week or two for Papelbon to pitch some lower leverage innings and get back to where he was. Dusty Baker doesn't seem to trust him at the moment. (Mike Gianella)
2015-04-16 17:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some deeper high K/9 relievers that could provide value in a holds league?
(JT Smooth from Loveboat )
Shawn Kelley, Roberto Osuna, Antonio Bastardo, Zach Duke. (Mike Gianella)


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