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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-31-1986
Height6' 4"
Weight252 lbs
Age32 years, 8 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.42015
1.72016
1.22017
1.12018
0.32019
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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
2011 COL MLB 13 13 71.7 4 4 0 73 18 58 8 109 9.2 2.3 1.0 7.3 47% .304 1.27 3.61 4.14 101 4.22 98.1 0.7
2012 COL MLB 11 11 58.0 2 3 0 72 22 54 7 119 11.2 3.4 1.1 8.4 41% .376 1.62 4.02 5.28 107 5.35 122.6 -0.1
2013 COL MLB 31 31 157.7 9 9 0 168 64 119 17 112 9.6 3.7 1.0 6.8 46% .303 1.47 4.22 5.14 112 5.96 142.6 -1.9
2014 COL MLB 33 14 93.7 6 6 0 107 31 63 19 121 10.3 3.0 1.8 6.1 49% .298 1.47 5.42 5.38 117 6.07 148.9 -1.5
2015 LAN MLB 53 1 58.3 1 3 1 59 32 65 1 92 9.1 4.9 0.2 10.0 47% .360 1.56 2.85 3.86 103 5.31 124.1 -0.4
2016 PIT MLB 52 12 118.0 10 7 0 117 45 138 15 97 8.9 3.4 1.1 10.5 45% .331 1.37 3.81 4.50 91 3.94 87.2 1.7
2017 PHI 0 2 0 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 90 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 100% .000 0.00 1.67 0.00 52 5.22 111.0 0.0
2017 PIT 0 65 0 60.0 2 5 2 49 18 60 4 93 7.4 2.7 0.6 9.0 47% .285 1.12 3.04 2.85 88 3.63 77.3 1.0
2017 SLN 0 9 0 11.0 2 0 4 9 2 11 1 95 7.4 1.6 0.8 9.0 39% .267 1.00 2.90 1.64 93 4.12 87.8 0.1
2018 SEA MLB 46 0 42.0 1 6 1 53 5 53 6 97 11.4 1.1 1.3 11.4 37% .402 1.38 3.02 6.00 80 2.73 60.9 1.1
2019 PHI MLB 18 0 22.0 0 2 1 24 11 20 1 94 9.8 4.5 0.4 8.2 54% .343 1.59 3.64 4.09 100 4.87 104.4 0.1
2017 TOT MLB 76 0 72.3 5 5 6 58 20 72 5 93 7.2 2.5 0.6 9.0 46% .277 1.08 2.99 2.61 88 3.74 79.5 1.2
CareerMLB33382693.738459731248642791069.53.21.08.346%.3221.413.904.621024.88113.50.7

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 DCK Rk DSL 8 5 28.0 2 1 0 27 8 24 1 8.7 2.6 0.3 7.7 0% .306 1.25 3.22 2.89 0 0.00 0.0
2007 CAS Rk PIO 13 8 43.3 0 3 0 48 13 33 3 10.0 2.7 0.6 6.9 0% .321 1.41 4.38 4.36 0 0.00 0.0
2008 TRI A- NWN 12 12 54.0 2 4 0 46 19 61 1 7.7 3.2 0.2 10.2 0% .317 1.20 2.73 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2009 ASH A SAL 18 18 112.0 9 3 0 110 23 115 6 110 8.8 1.8 0.5 9.2 53% .324 1.19 2.81 2.41 0 0.00 0.0
2011 COL MLB NL 13 13 71.7 4 4 0 73 18 58 8 109 9.2 2.3 1.0 7.3 47% .304 1.27 3.61 4.14 101 4.22 98.1
2011 TUL AA TEX 9 9 56.7 5 1 0 48 10 63 3 107 7.6 1.6 0.5 10.0 44% .315 1.02 2.36 2.22 0 0.00 0.0
2012 COL MLB NL 11 11 58.0 2 3 0 72 22 54 7 119 11.2 3.4 1.1 8.4 41% .376 1.62 4.02 5.28 107 5.35 122.6
2013 COL MLB NL 31 31 157.7 9 9 0 168 64 119 17 112 9.6 3.7 1.0 6.8 46% .303 1.47 4.22 5.14 112 5.96 142.6
2013 CSP AAA PCL 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 8 1 8 0 120 6.5 0.8 0.0 6.5 63% .250 0.82 2.38 0.82 0 0.00 0.0
2014 COL MLB NL 33 14 93.7 6 6 0 107 31 63 19 121 10.3 3.0 1.8 6.1 49% .298 1.47 5.42 5.38 117 6.07 148.9
2014 CSP AAA PCL 10 4 35.7 3 2 1 41 15 36 4 102 10.3 3.8 1.0 9.1 43% .378 1.57 4.48 4.54 101 4.48 90.9
2015 LAN MLB NL 53 1 58.3 1 3 1 59 32 65 1 92 9.1 4.9 0.2 10.0 47% .360 1.56 2.85 3.86 103 5.31 124.1
2016 PIT MLB NL 52 12 118.0 10 7 0 117 45 138 15 97 8.9 3.4 1.1 10.5 45% .331 1.37 3.81 4.50 91 3.94 87.2
2017 PHI MLB NL 2 0 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 90 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 100% .000 0.00 1.67 0.00 52 5.22 111.0
2017 PIT MLB NL 65 0 60.0 2 5 2 49 18 60 4 93 7.4 2.7 0.6 9.0 47% .285 1.12 3.04 2.85 88 3.63 77.3
2017 SLN MLB NL 9 0 11.0 2 0 4 9 2 11 1 95 7.4 1.6 0.8 9.0 39% .267 1.00 2.90 1.64 93 4.12 87.8
2018 SEA MLB AL 46 0 42.0 1 6 1 53 5 53 6 97 11.4 1.1 1.3 11.4 37% .402 1.38 3.02 6.00 80 2.73 60.9
2019 PHI MLB NL 18 0 22.0 0 2 1 24 11 20 1 94 9.8 4.5 0.4 8.2 54% .343 1.59 3.64 4.09 100 4.87 104.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2011 1145 0.5555 0.4498 0.7786 0.6148 0.2436 0.8363 0.5968 0.2214
2012 1020 0.5000 0.3980 0.7980 0.5843 0.2118 0.8758 0.5833 0.2020
2013 2835 0.5171 0.4483 0.8159 0.6282 0.2557 0.8534 0.7171 0.1841
2014 1516 0.5013 0.4584 0.7942 0.6553 0.2606 0.8594 0.6294 0.2058
2015 1056 0.5161 0.4735 0.7340 0.6661 0.2681 0.7961 0.5693 0.2660
2016 2155 0.5081 0.4645 0.7542 0.6283 0.2953 0.8140 0.6230 0.2458
2017 1206 0.5514 0.5075 0.7582 0.6962 0.2754 0.7927 0.6510 0.2418
2018 765 0.5268 0.5150 0.7640 0.6774 0.3343 0.7949 0.6942 0.2360
2019 370 0.4919 0.4568 0.7751 0.6923 0.2287 0.8254 0.6279 0.2249
Career120680.51890.46100.77960.64180.26570.83170.64280.2204

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
2012-06-03 2012-10-04 15-DL 123 110 Left Knee Surgery Patella Microfracture and Loose Bodies 2012-07-16 -
2012-05-17 2012-05-17 DTD 0 0 Right Thigh Contusion Batted Ball - -
2011-08-06 2011-08-06 On-Alr 0 0 - Head Fracture From Batted Ball - -
2011-08-06 2011-09-29 60-DL 54 49 - Neck Surgery Fractured C1 2011-08-06 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 PHI $9,250,000
2018 SEA $7,750,000
2017 PIT $3,650,000
2016 PIT $3,000,000
2015 LAN $2,300,000
2014 COL $2,025,000
2013 COL $491,000
2012 COL $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$19,696,000
2019Current$9,250,000
8 yrPvs + Cur$28,946,000
8 yrTotal$28,946,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 84 dEl Juego Sports2 years/$17M (2018-19)

Details
  • 2 years/$17M (2018-19). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/20/17. $0.5M signing bonus. 18:$7.5M, 19:$9M. Annual performance bonuses based on games finished: $0.125M each for 20, 25 GF. $0.25M for 30 GF. $0.5M each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 GF. Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Seattle 12/3/18.
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2017). Re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Pittsburgh 8/31/17 with $618,306 remaining on contract. Acquired by St. Louis in trade from Philadelphia 9/6/17.
  • 1 year/$3M (2016). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/10/15. Placed on restricted list 6/18/16 (personal reasons).
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2015). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/15.
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2014). Re-signed by Colorado 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 11/24/14 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Colorado 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09. Re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10.
  • Signed by Colorado 8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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 1.7 1.3 0 29 0 46.1 35 13 53 5 .269 1.05 2.76 3 5.6 0.6
80o 1.6 1.3 0 29 0 40.6 33 12 47 5 .283 1.12 3.11 3.39 4.3 0.5
70o 1.6 1.3 0 29 0 36.8 32 12 42 5 .293 1.18 3.37 3.67 3.4 0.4
60o 1.6 1.3 0 29 0 33.5 30 11 39 4 .302 1.23 3.59 3.91 2.7 0.3
50o 1.6 1.4 0 29 0 30.6 29 10 35 4 .310 1.28 3.80 4.15 1.9 0.2
40o 1.5 1.4 0 29 0 27.7 27 10 32 4 .318 1.33 4.01 4.38 1.1 0.1
30o 1.5 1.4 0 29 0 24.7 25 9 29 4 .326 1.38 4.24 4.63 0.3 0.0
20o 1.5 1.4 0 29 0 21.3 23 8 25 3 .337 1.45 4.51 4.94 -0.7 -0.1
10o 1.5 1.5 0 29 0 16.7 19 7 19 3 .351 1.54 4.90 5.36 -2.0 -0.2
Weighted Mean1.61.4029030.02810354.3081.273.774.122.00.2

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Segura will have better stats with Phillies compared to Seattle?
(zeeksam from Halifax, NS)
Raw numbers? Probably. I liked that deal for the Phillies, as I think even Juan Nicasio will be valuable for them. (Aaron Gleeman)
2017-10-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Rob ... (and also maybe Matt)! Tell me a little about the 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates, and what makes for a compelling story about such a, well, lackluster season.
(Not Bryan from Not In This Chat)
Well, they had things go wrong in a kind of interesting way. Cutch was awful, then fantastic, then awful. Marte did a Dee Gordon suspension season impersonation. The Juan Nicasio transaction--put him on revocable waivers, pulled waivers so he wouldn't go to an NL Central foe, where he wound up anyway--was arguably the inscrutable/idiotic transaction of the year. (Bryan, who is BP's transactions expert, had to take off; he probably could list half a dozen more inscrutable/idiotic transactions.) So they were mediocre, though in an arguably interesting way - Rob M (World Series Chat)
2017-08-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who's winning the waiver claim on Juan Nicasio?
(Colin Anderle from San Diego)
No serious contender can afford to let him pass. He's been about as good as Archie Bradley and David Phelps this year. His whole career, he couldn't get lefties out, but this year, he's even doing that. So who's first in line among the legit contenders? The Rockies? The Brewers?

I want to note, though: it's so weird that the Pirates did this that you have to wonder if the guy is somehow radioactive. Smart teams do their homework even in the heat of a race, so if he's an asshole, he might end up on the Astros or the Mariners. (Matthew Trueblood)
2013-01-16 13:30:00 (link to chat)I see a lot of varied opinions on Juan Nicasio. A lot of people are high on him, others are not as high. What are your thoughts?
(Flynn from Rehabbing)
The raw stuff certainly intrigues me, Flynn. Ultimately, I don't think he's fine enough in the strike zone for sustained success, but improvements in that area can come with big league game experience. Once he's on the mound for an extended stretch of time, we will have a better idea of what steps he is capable of taking at this stage. (Mark Anderson)
2012-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much will the Rockies limit their pitchers this year? How will pitch in September? They have the young, Juan Nicasio, Drew Pomeranz, and Chacin. They have the old in Jamie Moyer.
(will.I.ain't from roaming)
I'd bet that Pomeranz, who threw about 120 innings across four levels last year, will be capped around 150-160, and Nicasio maybe just a bit higher. I'd be surprised if Moyer makes it through the year, at least in the rotation, and I think it's important to remember that they have Jorge de la Rosa coming back from Tommy John surgery at some point this summer.

I don't think it's going to matter particularly how well they pitch in September, as they won't be contending. Their offense is mediocre even in a division that defines offensive mediocrity, and Jim Tracy is more hindrance than help when it comes to running a bullpen. (Jay Jaffe)
2012-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Great chat, I am really enjoying all the chats on the website lately. I am drafting Thursday for a NL only league. My sleeper pitcher pick is Juan Nicasio. Good, bad, or other?
(Jerome from T Hills)
Multiple Juan Nicasio questions. Good sleeper because your other fantasy league managers are going to get all excited and try to trade for him if he happens to start 6-0. Bad sleeper because everything needs to break right for sleepers to pay off, and you just add a lousy ballpark in as another variable against you. He's not great, though, if that's what you're asking, and you'll find just as good on the waiver wire. (Sam Miller)


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