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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-24-1987
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Age31 years, 11 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
-0.22015
-0.12016
1.02017
0.52018
0.02019
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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
2012 SLN MLB 24 0 20.0 0 2 0 17 10 18 2 97 7.7 4.5 0.9 8.1 46% .273 1.35 4.28 5.40 104 5.02 115.2 -0.1
2013 SLN MLB 13 0 12.3 1 0 0 8 5 8 0 103 5.8 3.6 0.0 5.8 41% .216 1.05 2.94 2.19 115 5.00 119.8 -0.1
2014 SLN MLB 44 0 38.0 2 0 0 34 19 35 2 104 8.1 4.5 0.5 8.3 61% .294 1.39 3.76 2.61 98 3.98 97.5 0.2
2015 TEX MLB 54 0 38.3 0 0 0 31 25 40 4 107 7.3 5.9 0.9 9.4 50% .273 1.46 4.56 3.05 110 5.22 122.0 -0.2
2016 MIL MLB 7 0 7.7 0 0 0 13 9 8 2 95 15.3 10.6 2.3 9.4 37% .440 2.87 8.00 12.91 115 6.05 133.9 -0.1
2017 ATL MLB 58 0 60.0 2 0 0 48 27 59 3 94 7.2 4.1 0.5 8.9 58% .278 1.25 3.35 2.55 88 3.61 76.8 1.0
2018 ATL MLB 63 0 50.3 3 5 0 41 32 58 3 96 7.3 5.7 0.5 10.4 54% .314 1.45 3.62 4.29 98 4.13 92.3 0.5
2019 ANA MLB 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 108 13.5 9.0 4.5 0.0 44% .250 2.50 12.64 4.50 114 6.51 135.8 0.0
CareerMLB2640228.787019512922617997.75.10.78.953%.2891.423.983.621004.3699.31.3

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 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-
2008 PMB A+ FSL 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 101 0.0 4.5 0.0 18.0 56% .222 0.50 0.70 0.00 83 3.14 64.3
2008 JCY Rk APL 20 0 24.3 4 1 2 23 12 34 2 96 8.5 4.4 0.7 12.6 49% .356 1.44 3.66 3.70 89 4.32 88.4
2009 PMB A+ FSL 26 0 33.0 2 1 1 18 13 30 0 91 4.9 3.5 0.0 8.2 49% .200 0.94 2.55 1.64 91 2.48 52.1
2009 SFD AA TXS 15 0 23.0 0 1 1 19 14 17 6 119 7.4 5.5 2.3 6.7 60% .220 1.43 7.12 3.52 133 5.36 112.9
2011 PMB A+ FSL 7 0 9.0 0 0 0 8 4 7 0 94 8.0 4.0 0.0 7.0 46% .308 1.33 3.15 4.00 98 4.57 93.3
2011 SFD AA TEX 52 0 59.3 2 2 3 53 28 52 5 114 8.0 4.2 0.8 7.9 42% .286 1.37 4.23 3.03 99 3.89 79.4
2011 MAR Wnt LVB 15 0 11.0 1 1 1 8 6 9 0 6.5 4.9 0.0 7.4 0% .258 1.27 3.70 0.82 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SLN MLB NL 24 0 20.0 0 2 0 17 10 18 2 97 7.7 4.5 0.9 8.1 46% .273 1.35 4.28 5.40 104 5.02 115.2
2012 SFD AA TEX 15 0 17.3 1 3 1 12 4 12 1 101 6.2 2.1 0.5 6.2 48% .216 0.92 3.50 1.56 97 3.06 63.7
2012 MEM AAA PCL 27 0 30.3 2 2 0 25 12 27 3 95 7.4 3.6 0.9 8.0 42% .272 1.22 4.35 2.08 93 3.66 76.3
2012 SUR Wnt AFL 7 0 7.0 0 0 0 11 1 8 0 14.1 1.3 0.0 10.3 0% .440 1.71 2.06 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
2013 SLN MLB NL 13 0 12.3 1 0 0 8 5 8 0 103 5.8 3.6 0.0 5.8 41% .216 1.05 2.94 2.19 115 5.00 119.8
2013 MEM AAA PCL 49 0 69.7 7 2 2 57 27 66 4 88 7.4 3.5 0.5 8.5 48% .273 1.21 3.71 2.97 91 3.15 68.4
2014 SLN MLB NL 44 0 38.0 2 0 0 34 19 35 2 104 8.1 4.5 0.5 8.3 61% .294 1.39 3.76 2.61 98 3.98 97.5
2014 MEM AAA PCL 16 0 20.3 0 1 0 25 7 26 1 95 11.1 3.1 0.4 11.5 48% .393 1.57 2.95 3.54 74 4.16 88.1
2015 TEX MLB AL 54 0 38.3 0 0 0 31 25 40 4 107 7.3 5.9 0.9 9.4 50% .273 1.46 4.56 3.05 110 5.22 122.0
2015 ROU AAA PCL 8 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 6 8 0 92 5.6 6.8 0.0 9.0 53% .263 1.38 3.84 1.13 98 3.04 66.6
2016 MIL MLB NL 7 0 7.7 0 0 0 13 9 8 2 95 15.3 10.6 2.3 9.4 37% .440 2.87 8.00 12.91 115 6.05 133.9
2016 CSP AAA PCL 30 3 55.3 2 1 2 63 28 46 4 109 10.2 4.6 0.7 7.5 59% .351 1.64 4.67 5.20 108 4.99 110.3
2017 ATL MLB NL 58 0 60.0 2 0 0 48 27 59 3 94 7.2 4.1 0.5 8.9 58% .278 1.25 3.35 2.55 88 3.61 76.8
2017 GWN AAA INT 9 0 10.3 3 1 1 5 6 8 1 4.4 5.2 0.9 7.0 54% .160 1.06 4.78 0.87 113 3.38 71.9
2018 ATL MLB NL 63 0 50.3 3 5 0 41 32 58 3 96 7.3 5.7 0.5 10.4 54% .314 1.45 3.62 4.29 98 4.13 92.3
2018 ROM A SAL 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 13.5 27.0 0.0 13.5 100% .500 4.50 9.46 13.50 108 5.22 110.3
2018 GWN AAA INT 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 4.5 9.0 0.0 13.5 50% .250 1.50 3.33 0.00 100 4.04 85.4
2019 ANA MLB AL 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 108 13.5 9.0 4.5 0.0 44% .250 2.50 12.64 4.50 114 6.51 135.8
2019 SLC AAA PCL 18 0 28.0 0 0 1 36 13 20 6 11.6 4.2 1.9 6.4 55% .330 1.75 6.43 5.46 112 6.22 127.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2012 345 0.4551 0.4406 0.7434 0.6306 0.2819 0.8283 0.5849 0.2566
2013 204 0.4510 0.5049 0.7573 0.6957 0.3482 0.9063 0.5128 0.2427
2014 660 0.4500 0.4273 0.7163 0.5690 0.3113 0.7811 0.6195 0.2837
2015 686 0.4475 0.4096 0.7295 0.5668 0.2823 0.8333 0.5607 0.2705
2016 178 0.4382 0.4326 0.7403 0.5769 0.3200 0.8222 0.6250 0.2597
2017 944 0.4184 0.4555 0.7349 0.6177 0.3388 0.8279 0.6129 0.2651
2018 887 0.4171 0.4431 0.6870 0.6351 0.3056 0.8128 0.5000 0.3130
2019 40 0.4000 0.4750 1.0000 0.7500 0.2917 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
Career39440.43410.44040.72490.60930.31110.82320.57640.2751

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
2013-02-25 2013-03-24 Camp 27 0 Left Shoulder Impingement - -
2012-11-02 2012-12-24 Minors 52 0 Left Arm Inflammation Biceps - -
2010-04-04 2010-09-08 Minors 157 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-03-10
2010-03-02 2010-04-04 Camp 33 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-03-10
2009-07-26 2009-09-12 Minors 48 0 Left Elbow Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ATL $381,048
2019 ANA $
2018 ATL $1,075,000
2017 ATL $
2016 MIL $
2015 TEX $
2014 SLN $
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,075,000
2019Current$381,048
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,456,048
3 yrTotal$1,456,048

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 66 dRelativity Baseball1 year/$1.575M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.575M (2019). Re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration). Sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 3/21/19 (due 45 days' salary, $381,048). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/28/19 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by LA Angels 4/23/19. DFA by LA Angels 4/24/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/19.
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2018). Re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 10/14/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 5/4/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5207M (2016). Re-signed by Texas 2/27/16. DFA by Texas 3/29/16. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade 4/5/16 after being DFA by Texas 3/29/16. DFA by Milwaukee 5/3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2015). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/15. Acquired by Texas in trade from St. Louis 3/28/15. DFA by Texas 4/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/15. Contract selected by Texas 5/13/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/11. Re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2008 (32-965) (University of Kansas).

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 3.3 1.7 1.2 64 0 65.3 43 28 68 5 .242 1.10 2.98 3.05 13.8 1.5
80o 2.9 1.4 1.1 58 0 59.2 43 28 62 5 .256 1.18 3.35 3.45 10.0 1.1
70o 2.7 1.3 1 54 0 54.9 42 27 57 5 .266 1.25 3.63 3.75 7.5 0.8
60o 2.5 1.1 0.9 51 0 51.4 41 26 54 5 .275 1.31 3.87 4 5.7 0.6
50o 2.3 1 0.8 47 0 48.1 40 26 50 5 .284 1.36 4.09 4.24 4.1 0.4
40o 2.1 0.9 0.7 44 0 44.9 39 25 47 4 .292 1.42 4.32 4.49 2.6 0.3
30o 1.9 0.8 0.6 41 0 41.6 37 24 43 4 .301 1.49 4.57 4.76 1.2 0.1
20o 1.7 0.7 0.5 37 0 37.8 36 23 39 4 .311 1.56 4.87 5.08 -0.1 0.0
10o 1.4 0.5 0.4 32 0 32.7 33 21 34 4 .326 1.67 5.29 5.53 -1.7 -0.2
Weighted Mean2.310.847047.53925504.2811.354.064.214.20.5

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