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Portrait of Luke Putkonen

Luke Putkonen PTigers

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-10-1986
Height6' 6"
Weight215 lbs
Age32 years, 1 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12014
2015
2016
2017
-0.32018
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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 DET MLB 12 0 16.0 0 2 1 19 8 10 0 .260 101 10.7 4.5 0.0 5.6 54% .352 .259 1.69 3.29 3.94 104 4.60 105.4 0.0
2013 DET MLB 30 0 29.7 1 3 0 30 9 28 4 .266 101 9.1 2.7 1.2 8.5 59% .302 .259 1.31 3.85 3.03 92 3.58 85.8 0.4
2014 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 6 2 1 2 .259 105 20.2 6.8 6.8 3.4 43% .333 .467 3.00 15.53 27.00 109 7.28 178.6 -0.1
CareerMLB44048.31515519396.26310110.23.51.17.356%.322.2761.534.314.66984.1598.10.3

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 TGR Rk 3 3 8.7 0 1 0 8 0 9 0 .265 47 8.3 0.0 0.0 9.3 36% .429 .344 0.92 1.37 4.14 0 0.00 0.0
2008 ONE A- 6 6 24.7 2 1 0 24 8 17 1 .253 99 8.7 2.9 0.4 6.2 60% .324 .235 1.30 3.85 3.64 106 5.23 114.8
2009 WMI A 28 28 149.3 7 8 0 148 47 115 3 .256 102 8.9 2.8 0.2 6.9 62% .318 .249 1.31 3.47 3.13 87 2.52 53.6
2010 LAK A+ 27 26 152.7 9 7 0 144 44 87 8 .266 84 8.5 2.6 0.5 5.1 49% .284 .246 1.23 3.95 3.18 107 3.82 88.3
2011 LAK A+ 18 8 65.0 2 6 0 77 18 52 10 .260 103 10.7 2.5 1.4 7.2 51% .332 .282 1.46 4.74 5.54 90 3.18 69.5
2011 ERI AA 11 11 52.3 1 7 0 68 22 23 8 .275 90 11.7 3.8 1.4 4.0 48% .314 .333 1.72 5.89 7.57 126 7.54 163.0
2012 DET MLB 12 0 16.0 0 2 1 19 8 10 0 .260 101 10.7 4.5 0.0 5.6 54% .352 .259 1.69 3.29 3.94 104 4.60 105.4
2012 TOL AAA 24 2 56.7 3 3 0 68 20 46 3 .253 100 10.8 3.2 0.5 7.3 48% .365 .265 1.55 3.33 4.92 99 5.23 118.8
2012 MSS Wnt 6 6 21.3 1 1 0 19 7 11 1 .000 8.0 3.0 0.4 4.6 0% .265 .000 1.22 4.91 5.06 0 0.00 0.0
2013 DET MLB 30 0 29.7 1 3 0 30 9 28 4 .266 101 9.1 2.7 1.2 8.5 59% .302 .259 1.31 3.85 3.03 92 3.58 85.8
2013 TOL AAA 20 1 37.7 2 0 1 25 13 38 0 .251 94 6.0 3.1 0.0 9.1 53% .258 .189 1.01 2.21 1.91 83 3.09 71.1
2014 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 6 2 1 2 .259 105 20.2 6.8 6.8 3.4 43% .333 .467 3.00 15.53 27.00 109 7.28 178.6
2014 WMI A 3 0 2.7 0 1 0 4 2 0 1 .254 94 13.5 6.8 3.4 0.0 67% .273 .336 2.25 10.60 13.50 111 4.91 109.7
2014 TOL AAA 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 7 1 0 1 .255 99 15.8 2.2 2.2 0.0 50% .353 .342 2.00 7.34 11.25 111 5.87 130.3
2015 TOL AAA 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 .256 99 32.4 10.8 0.0 5.4 40% .600 .537 4.80 5.55 32.40 106 5.93 147.0

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 297 0.4848 0.4411 0.8092 0.6458 0.2484 0.8387 0.7368 0.1908
2013 475 0.5095 0.4147 0.7817 0.5909 0.2318 0.8531 0.5926 0.2183
2014 59 0.4068 0.3729 0.8182 0.5000 0.2857 0.9167 0.7000 0.1818
Career8310.49340.42120.79410.60410.24160.85250.65180.2059

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
2014-04-19 - 60-DL - - Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spur 2014-06-12 -
2008-08-07 2008-09-08 Minors 32 0 Right Shoulder Strain -
2008-07-10 2008-07-27 Minors 17 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2005-01-01 2005-01-01 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 DET $
2014 DET $510,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$510,000
1 yrTotal$510,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 18 d2015

Details
  • 2015. DFA by Detroit 1/7/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 1/15/15. Released by Detroit 3/28/15. Re-signed by Detroit 4/23/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/18/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Detroit 4/26/12.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2007 (3-121) (North Carolina). $0.236M signing bonus.

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