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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-21-1989
Height5' 7"
Weight170 lbs
Age30 years, 2 months, 0 days
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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 KCA MLB 68 0 67.0 4 4 0 52 48 60 5 109 7.0 6.4 0.7 8.1 0% .261 1.49 4.47 3.63 108 4.78 111.1 0.0
2012 KCA MLB 72 0 69.7 5 4 0 55 34 93 8 101 7.1 4.4 1.0 12.0 0% .297 1.28 3.41 3.36 81 2.70 61.9 1.7
2013 KCA MLB 66 0 53.3 3 6 0 49 28 52 3 100 8.3 4.7 0.5 8.8 0% .307 1.44 3.43 3.54 100 3.93 94.1 0.4
2014 KCA MLB 22 0 21.0 0 3 0 18 11 15 2 100 7.7 4.7 0.9 6.4 0% .267 1.38 4.82 3.86 119 5.52 135.3 -0.3
2018 WAS MLB 38 0 22.7 0 0 0 23 12 21 5 100 9.1 4.8 2.0 8.3 41% .295 1.54 5.72 4.37 101 4.37 97.7 0.1
2019 CHN MLB 9 0 8.7 0 0 0 9 3 4 1 94 9.3 3.1 1.0 4.2 35% .267 1.38 4.78 3.12 122 7.66 157.2 -0.2
CareerMLB2750242.312170206136245241027.75.10.99.141%.2851.414.103.60994.1295.71.8

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 BLJ Rk GCL 7 0 6.0 0 0 0 6 2 7 0 97 9.0 3.0 0.0 10.5 0% .400 1.33 2.10 4.50 78 4.37 89.7
2008 LNS A MDW 39 0 68.3 4 2 14 36 32 98 3 96 4.7 4.2 0.4 12.9 0% .250 1.00 2.45 1.58 73 2.47 50.6
2009 DUN A+ FSL 40 0 64.7 7 4 3 47 28 99 2 105 6.5 3.9 0.3 13.8 0% .326 1.16 1.97 2.36 57 2.57 54.0
2009 NHP AA EAS 9 0 12.7 2 3 0 12 7 17 1 87 8.5 5.0 0.7 12.0 0% .355 1.50 3.13 5.67 86 4.05 85.2
2010 MIS AA SOU 6 0 8.0 0 0 2 4 3 14 1 4.5 3.4 1.1 15.8 0% .273 0.88 2.62 1.13 0 0.00 0.0
2010 NHP AA EAS 35 0 43.0 1 0 9 27 16 73 4 5.7 3.3 0.8 15.3 0% .295 1.00 2.28 2.51 0 0.00 0.0
2010 OMA AAA PCL 15 0 20.3 2 1 4 9 8 21 0 4.0 3.5 0.0 9.3 0% .180 0.84 2.69 1.33 0 0.00 0.0
2011 KCA MLB AL 68 0 67.0 4 4 0 52 48 60 5 109 7.0 6.4 0.7 8.1 0% .261 1.49 4.47 3.63 108 4.78 111.1
2012 KCA MLB AL 72 0 69.7 5 4 0 55 34 93 8 101 7.1 4.4 1.0 12.0 0% .297 1.28 3.41 3.36 81 2.70 61.9
2013 KCA MLB AL 66 0 53.3 3 6 0 49 28 52 3 100 8.3 4.7 0.5 8.8 0% .307 1.44 3.43 3.54 100 3.93 94.1
2013 USA int WBC 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 18.0 18.0 0.0 9.0 0% .500 4.00 7.63 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 KCA MLB AL 22 0 21.0 0 3 0 18 11 15 2 100 7.7 4.7 0.9 6.4 0% .267 1.38 4.82 3.86 119 5.52 135.3
2014 OMA AAA PCL 23 1 42.3 2 1 3 26 16 56 6 91 5.5 3.4 1.3 11.9 0% .233 0.99 4.16 2.76 89 2.42 51.1
2017 POT A+ CAR 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 25% .000 1.00 4.39 0.00 108 3.51 74.7
2017 HAR AA EAS 10 0 8.7 1 1 0 12 10 8 2 12.5 10.4 2.1 8.3 48% .370 2.54 8.53 14.54 136 9.07 193.1
2017 NAT Rk GCL 6 2 6.7 0 1 0 5 2 13 0 110 6.8 2.7 0.0 17.6 70% .500 1.05 0.42 1.35 52 0.78 16.7
2018 WAS MLB NL 38 0 22.7 0 0 0 23 12 21 5 100 9.1 4.8 2.0 8.3 41% .295 1.54 5.72 4.37 101 4.37 97.7
2018 SYR AAA INT 30 0 32.0 2 4 0 26 15 34 0 7.3 4.2 0.0 9.6 55% .313 1.28 2.70 3.94 89 3.55 75.1
2019 CHN MLB NL 9 0 8.7 0 0 0 9 3 4 1 94 9.3 3.1 1.0 4.2 35% .267 1.38 4.78 3.12 122 7.66 157.2
2019 IOW AAA PCL 28 0 27.0 1 3 1 20 16 37 7 6.7 5.3 2.3 12.3 39% .228 1.33 6.20 4.67 103 3.40 69.9
2019 LOU AAA INT 5 0 4.0 1 0 0 5 3 3 0 11.3 6.8 0.0 6.8 42% .417 2.00 4.37 6.75 110 6.99 143.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2011 1227 0.4605 0.3977 0.7480 0.5929 0.2311 0.8119 0.6078 0.2520
2012 1204 0.4967 0.4228 0.6778 0.6187 0.2294 0.7514 0.4820 0.3222
2013 959 0.5005 0.4307 0.7700 0.6271 0.2338 0.8040 0.6786 0.2300
2014 375 0.4773 0.4053 0.8355 0.5866 0.2398 0.8762 0.7447 0.1645
2018 371 0.4420 0.4609 0.7310 0.6829 0.2850 0.8036 0.5932 0.2690
2019 160 0.4688 0.4250 0.8235 0.6000 0.2706 0.9333 0.6087 0.1765
Career42960.47980.41920.74220.61530.23810.80260.59910.2578

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
2014-08-10 2014-08-27 Minors 17 0 - Back Strain -
2014-04-07 2014-05-04 15-DL 27 24 Left Elbow Strain Flexor Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CIN $
2018 WAS $
2017 WAS $
2016 KCA $1,475,000
2015 KCA $1,475,000
2014 KCA $1,362,500
2013 KCA $534,500
2012 KCA $495,725
2011 KCA $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,756,725
6 yrTotal$5,756,725

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 18 dOctagon1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/6/19 (minor-league contract). Released by Minnesota 3/22/19. Signed by Chicago Cubs 3/24/19 (split contract, $850,000 in majors). DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/20/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/19. Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/23/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/19. Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/4/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Washington 5/21/18. DFA by Washington 7/4/18. Sent outright to Triple-A. Contract selected by Washington 8/14/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016). Re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/15 (avoided arbitration). Award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection. Refused outright, elected free agency 11/18/16.
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.3625M (2014). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5345M (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13.
  • 1 year/$495,725 (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Contract purchased by Kansas City 3/30/11.
  • Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10.
  • Signed by Toronto 2007 as an amateur free agent (Worcester Technical HS, Mass.).

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 0 2.3 0.6 67 0 57.5 42 28 57 6 .242 1.22 3.65 3.93 -6.2 -0.7
80o 0 1.8 0.5 59 0 50.8 41 27 50 6 .258 1.32 4.10 4.42 -8.2 -0.9
70o 0 1.6 0.4 53 0 46.1 39 26 45 6 .270 1.41 4.43 4.78 -9.2 -1.0
60o 0 1.4 0.3 49 0 42.3 38 25 42 6 .280 1.48 4.72 5.1 -9.9 -1.1
50o 0 1.2 0.3 45 0 38.8 36 24 38 6 .289 1.55 5.00 5.4 -10.4 -1.1
40o 0 1 0.3 41 0 35.4 35 23 35 5 .298 1.62 5.28 5.7 -10.6 -1.2
30o 0 0.8 0.2 37 0 31.8 33 21 31 5 .309 1.70 5.59 6.04 -10.7 -1.2
20o 0 0.7 0.2 32 0 27.8 30 20 27 5 .320 1.80 5.97 6.44 -10.6 -1.2
10o 0 0.5 0.1 26 0 22.5 26 17 22 4 .337 1.94 6.50 7.02 -10.0 -1.1
Weighted Mean01.20.344038.03523375.2861.534.955.34-9.9-1.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-09-02 14:00:00 (link to chat)Right now who is ROY? Who finishes the season there?
(Kcroyalman from Kc)
I don't know, I guess Kimbrel and somebody? I'm seriously not that into awards, and I don't understand why people get worked up about them. If a guy wins or gets robbed, it doesn't change anything about the player himself, and I don't need the opinions of some BBWAA guys to validate how I feel about a guy. So whatever, give it Tim Collins and Jose Altuve as far as I'm concerned. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-08-26 16:00:00 (link to chat)Does the Braves Front Office have any regrets trading away Yunel Escobar who has been terrific since joining the Jays?
(Zooey from LA)
None. We root for Escobar because we want every trade we make to be win-win for both organizations involved. Alex Gonzalez helped us reach the playoffs last year with his Gold Glove defense and had a huge hit in Game 2 of the NLDS to tie the score. Gonzalez has helped us have a great season again in 2011. Escobar is an extremely talented player and we hope he does well in Toronto and, to his credit, he's shown his 2010 numbers in Atlanta were an aberration.

The interesting thing about that deal, which often goes unmentioned, is the second and third players we got in the trade. Tim Collins, who was used a couple of weeks later to help facilitate a trade for Kyle Farnsworth and Rick Ankiel, has spent the entire 2011 season in the Major Leagues as a left-handed reliever for the Kansas City Royals. The third player, Tyler Pastornicky, projects for us as an everyday shortstop and has hit .315 with 7 HR and 27 SB as a 21-year old in Triple-A. There was a lot more to that trade than just Escobar and Gonzalez. (John Coppolella)
2011-07-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Here's something that I think would be fun to see: Tim Collins pitching to Jose Altuve. Your thoughts?
(Chris from ChiTown)
One of our producers: Olivia likes to find "Adorable" moments in seasons. Her head & heart might explode. (Mike Ferrin)
2011-05-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any concerns with usage patterns of the Royals bullpen, particularly young guys like Tim Collins?
(BL from Bozeman, MT)
Yes, and I think Brewers fans had those concerns about his bullpen usage, too. Apparently he finds favorites and rides them. I don't have any data or studies to quantify the level of concern, though. (Mike Fast)
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Kevin, thanks for doing the chat! Isn't it fun watching Tim Collins pitch in the majors? If the Royals were to finally trade Soria, do you think he has a chance to inherit the closer role?
(adamsternum from Paris, France)
Bon Jour! I adore watching Tim Collins pitch, and everyone knows I'm a huge fun, but realistically, he's not a closer. Crow and Jeffress are far more likely to pitch the ninth down the road. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-03-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have a favorite prospect outside of the Royals top 10? Who will improve his stock the most in the coming year and who's stock could plummet?
(kcroyalsguy from KC)
Is Tim Collins considered top 10? I'm always drawn towards prospects like that. He'll find a role in the Majors. (Jeremy Greenhouse)
2011-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Don't like midgets, huh? Thoughts on Tim Collins?
(tbr from AZ)
I really like him. He has fantastic arm speed. I think he could be a solid 7/8 guy at the major league level. Legit stuff. Very short. (Jason Parks)
2010-08-02 13:30:00 (link to chat)The O's didn't deal Luke Scott or J. Guthrie when their value might be at their highest. On the other hand, the two possess the qualities for which they would presumably seek in return -- power (Scott) and innings gobbler (Guthrie). Without knowing the tasty (or not so) they could have had in return, please comment on the logic of holding in this situation.
(Jay from Madison)
Perhaps in part to leave Buck Showalter with all of the club's better pieces still on the board, especially if there weren't any suitors making offers Andy MacPhail couldn't refuse. Change is inevitable, but giving time and direct experience with the players to a new skipper with as much experience as Showalter does in recasting a franchise doesn't seem like such a bad idea to me. If nobody was handing out primo goodies--and let's face it, if the best prospects moved at the deadline were Dan Hudson and Tim Collins, not many people were--standing pat with a pair of under-control veterans was defensible. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-08-02 13:30:00 (link to chat)What is your opinion of Tim Collins, the pitcher recently acquired by the Royals?
(Bbxpert from Kansas City)
It's hard not to share the enthusiasm for the little lefty. I liked the Royals/Braves trade for both teams, in that Collins could be an excellent southpaw set-up man for Joakim Soria, where the Braves have other young lefty relief talent they can rely on, and they could end up needing Ankiel or Farnsworth. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-08-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Best case upside for Tim Collins?
(Paul D from Toronto)
Loogy, maybe middle reliver. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-05-07 14:00:00 (link to chat)Can you tell us what is up with Tim Collins? Legitimate stuff or is the fact that he is so small just throw off hitters?
(matt from wi)
It's the most amazing combination of weirdness and legitimacy. He's fascinating. (Kevin Goldstein)


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