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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-26-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight255 lbs
Age29 years, 5 months, 29 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2014
2015
0.42016
0.32017
0.02018
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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
2016 NYN MLB 20 0 15.3 3 0 0 16 4 25 4 .259 88 9.4 2.3 2.3 14.7 31% .387 .291 1.30 4.29 4.70 77 2.71 60.0 0.4
2017 NYN MLB 54 0 56.3 1 2 0 64 32 68 10 .268 93 10.2 5.1 1.6 10.9 45% .351 .314 1.70 4.93 5.11 100 4.62 98.4 0.3
2018 PIT MLB 5 0 4.0 0 0 0 9 2 0 1 .269 103 20.2 4.5 2.2 0.0 26% .444 .442 2.75 7.78 9.00 142 12.33 281.6 -0.3
CareerMLB79075.742089389315.2669310.64.51.811.141%.365.3171.684.955.23994.64100.30.4

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 VER A- 2 2 4.0 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 .255 100 4.5 6.8 0.0 11.2 43% .286 .196 1.25 3.93 4.50 102 4.63 102.4
2008 HAG A 5 5 18.0 0 4 0 31 9 21 5 .268 110 15.5 4.5 2.5 10.5 43% .419 .379 2.22 6.50 11.50 105 6.84 144.0
2008 NAT Rk 6 6 26.3 2 1 0 20 13 16 0 .246 88 6.8 4.4 0.0 5.5 38% .244 .222 1.25 3.92 1.37 0 0.00 0.0
2009 NAT Rk 10 9 42.7 4 2 0 46 10 31 2 .252 108 9.7 2.1 0.4 6.5 46% .331 .244 1.31 3.31 3.37 96 3.55 81.5
2010 HAG A 30 19 91.3 3 10 3 106 56 92 15 .263 93 10.4 5.5 1.5 9.1 36% .351 .336 1.77 5.61 6.51 128 11.07 238.9
2011 POT A+ 46 0 50.7 5 2 2 32 37 56 4 .247 102 5.7 6.6 0.7 9.9 43% .231 .243 1.36 4.40 2.31 106 4.34 99.6
2012 HAG A 2 0 3.0 0 1 1 3 4 1 1 .259 93 9.0 12.0 3.0 3.0 60% .222 .368 2.33 11.24 15.00 112 5.62 114.8
2012 POT A+ 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .276 94 10.8 5.4 0.0 10.8 20% .400 .407 1.80 6.38 10.80 102 5.22 113.4
2012 NAT Rk 2 0 5.0 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 .253 87 5.4 1.8 0.0 5.4 69% .231 .207 0.80 3.43 1.80 99 3.40 80.3
2015 SAV A 6 0 6.7 1 0 0 11 2 8 0 .276 91 14.8 2.7 0.0 10.8 48% .478 .334 1.95 1.98 8.10 95 4.62 101.7
2015 SLU A+ 14 0 21.3 1 0 6 12 6 26 1 .245 104 5.1 2.5 0.4 11.0 50% .216 .201 0.84 2.18 1.69 75 1.75 45.7
2015 BIN AA 21 0 21.0 1 0 0 16 11 26 0 .259 101 6.9 4.7 0.0 11.1 50% .308 .227 1.29 2.36 3.00 90 3.71 88.9
2016 NYN MLB 20 0 15.3 3 0 0 16 4 25 4 .259 88 9.4 2.3 2.3 14.7 31% .387 .291 1.30 4.29 4.70 77 2.71 60.0
2016 LVG AAA 52 0 57.0 3 2 3 66 18 81 5 .264 10.4 2.8 0.8 12.8 46% .409 .259 1.47 2.96 4.11 62 2.28 46.4
2017 NYN MLB 54 0 56.3 1 2 0 64 32 68 10 .268 93 10.2 5.1 1.6 10.9 45% .351 .314 1.70 4.93 5.11 100 4.62 98.4
2017 SLU A+ 4 1 4.3 0 1 0 6 0 3 0 .253 77 12.5 0.0 0.0 6.2 44% .375 .272 1.38 1.92 4.15 101 4.61 113.6
2017 BIN AA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 .295 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 33% .667 .314 2.00 -0.78 0.00 92 3.70 81.7
2017 LVG AAA 2 2 8.7 0 0 0 4 2 8 0 .258 114 4.2 2.1 0.0 8.3 52% .190 .134 0.69 2.56 1.04 86 3.89 75.1
2018 PIT MLB 5 0 4.0 0 0 0 9 2 0 1 .269 103 20.2 4.5 2.2 0.0 26% .444 .442 2.75 7.78 9.00 142 12.33 281.6
2018 IND AAA 13 0 12.7 2 0 0 13 5 16 2 .256 9.2 3.6 1.4 11.4 35% .314 .294 1.42 4.09 4.97 91 3.14 68.9

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
2016 254 0.5315 0.5197 0.6894 0.6963 0.3193 0.7872 0.4474 0.3106
2017 1059 0.5014 0.4315 0.6849 0.5857 0.2765 0.7781 0.4863 0.3151
2018 87 0.4713 0.3908 0.9412 0.6585 0.1522 0.9630 0.8571 0.0588
Career14000.5050.4450.70160.61030.27650.79120.50230.2984

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
2010-05-07 2010-05-21 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-11-12 2008-11-12 Minors 0 0 Shoulder Surgery Bone Spurs -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PIT $570,500
2017 NYN $536,625
2016 NYN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$536,625
2018Current$570,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,107,125
2 yrTotal$1,107,125

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 44 d1 year/$0.5705M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5705M (2018). Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 1/31/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 1/26/18. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by NY Mets 11/5/15. Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16.
  • 2015. Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Washington 2007 (1s-31) (Calhoun HS, Ga.). $1M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .360 .448 .600 .350
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .222 .371 .244
18 Split (Multi) .160 .226 .229 .107
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .360 .448 .600 .350
31 vs R (2016) .200 .222 .371 .244
38 Split (2016) .160 .226 .229 .107
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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DateQuestionAnswer
2016-12-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)% Chance that Josh Smoker and/or Hansel Robles turns into an impact, late inning reliever?
(George from NYC)
For Smoker, 30 percent. For Robles, 15 percent. (Bryan Grosnick)


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