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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
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Birth Date10-29-1988
Height6' 7"
Weight235 lbs
Age31 years, 0 months, 22 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
2013 MIL MLB 8 7 30.7 1 4 0 40 26 9 3 107 11.7 7.6 0.9 2.6 0% .319 2.15 7.03 6.75 160 8.35 200.1 -1.3
CareerMLB8730.714040269310711.77.60.92.658%.3192.157.036.751608.35200.1-1.3

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 ANG Rk AZL 14 3 21.7 1 0 0 19 38 25 1 108 7.9 15.8 0.4 10.4 0% .286 2.63 8.03 4.98 140 9.79 200.3
2009 CDR A MDW 5 0 6.7 0 0 2 4 7 7 0 101 5.4 9.4 0.0 9.4 0% .222 1.64 5.56 1.34 121 4.50 94.6
2009 ANG Rk AZL 18 0 24.3 2 1 6 16 8 25 0 96 5.9 3.0 0.0 9.3 0% .254 0.99 3.84 2.96 96 2.77 58.3
2010 CDR A MDW 41 0 43.7 2 4 16 20 45 66 2 4.1 9.3 0.4 13.6 0% .214 1.49 4.54 4.32 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SBR A+ CAL 28 14 89.3 6 4 0 75 59 113 2 7.6 5.9 0.2 11.4 0% .340 1.50 4.19 3.73 0 0.00 0.0
2012 ARK AA TEX 21 21 119.7 5 10 0 105 60 88 8 89 7.9 4.5 0.6 6.6 0% .286 1.38 4.50 3.38 115 5.48 114.1
2012 HUN AA SOU 7 2 20.0 2 1 0 16 15 17 0 107 7.2 6.8 0.0 7.7 0% .291 1.55 3.84 2.70 115 5.60 116.6
2012 PDD Wnt AFL 9 0 13.0 0 1 2 11 7 8 0 7.6 4.8 0.0 5.5 0% .290 1.38 4.31 2.08 0 0.00 0.0
2013 MIL MLB NL 8 7 30.7 1 4 0 40 26 9 3 107 11.7 7.6 0.9 2.6 0% .319 2.15 7.03 6.75 160 8.35 200.1
2013 WIS A MID 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 5 2 4 0 113 7.5 3.0 0.0 6.0 0% .263 1.17 3.50 3.00 108 4.27 92.7
2013 NAS AAA PCL 23 23 125.7 12 5 0 103 81 89 6 93 7.4 5.8 0.4 6.4 0% .270 1.46 5.03 3.15 115 4.67 101.5
2014 NAS AAA PCL 4 4 20.0 1 2 0 21 15 12 1 91 9.5 6.8 0.5 5.4 0% .323 1.80 5.69 4.95 122 6.54 138.4
2015 BRV A+ FSL 11 11 46.0 1 6 0 43 30 28 2 95 8.4 5.9 0.4 5.5 0% .273 1.59 4.86 4.89 132 5.97 130.9
2015 BLX AA SOU 5 5 15.0 0 4 0 20 22 11 4 100 12.0 13.2 2.4 6.6 0% .314 2.80 10.70 9.60 169 9.23 202.4
2016 SAN AA TEX 6 6 21.3 1 4 0 32 14 12 2 86 13.5 5.9 0.8 5.1 56% .400 2.16 5.93 10.97 131 8.96 197.9
2016 ELP AAA PCL 4 0 3.3 0 1 0 6 5 5 0 16.2 13.5 0.0 13.5 36% .545 3.30 7.02 10.80 110 6.79 149.9
2017 ALT AA EAS 4 0 6.0 0 1 0 5 1 6 2 7.5 1.5 3.0 9.0 50% .214 1.00 6.56 4.50 107 3.87 82.3
2018 IND AAA INT 24 0 27.0 1 1 11 18 13 25 0 6.0 4.3 0.0 8.3 68% .261 1.15 3.14 1.33 96 3.29 69.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2013 614 0.4951 0.3779 0.9052 0.6053 0.1548 0.9130 0.8750 0.0948
Career6140.49510.37790.90520.60530.15480.91300.87500.0948

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
2014-04-21 2014-09-02 Minors 134 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-04-29 -
2011-08-16 2011-08-27 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-16 2011-06-03 Minors 18 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SDN $
2015 MIL $
2014 MIL $
2013 MIL $
2012 ANA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 42 dJeff Berry2018

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract). Released by Pittsburgh 6/25/18 (will pursue opportunity in Japan).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 8/24/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/26/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/2/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by LA Angels 11/18/11. Re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 7/27/12 (Greinke deal).
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2008 (16-499) (Florida CC, Jacksonville). $0.15M signing bonus.

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 3.9 0.7 24 9 51.8 40 21 45 4 .255 1.19 3.36 3.72 -3.3 -0.4
80o 0 3.6 0.6 21 8 45.2 38 20 39 4 .272 1.30 3.77 4.17 -5.0 -0.5
70o 0 3.3 0.5 19 7 40.6 37 19 35 4 .284 1.38 4.06 4.5 -5.9 -0.6
60o 0 3.1 0.4 17 6 36.8 35 18 32 4 .294 1.45 4.32 4.79 -6.5 -0.7
50o 0 2.9 0.4 15 6 33.4 33 17 29 4 .304 1.51 4.57 5.07 -6.8 -0.7
40o 0 2.7 0.3 14 5 30.0 31 16 26 3 .314 1.59 4.82 5.35 -7.0 -0.8
30o 0 2.5 0.3 12 5 26.5 29 15 23 3 .324 1.66 5.10 5.66 -7.1 -0.8
20o 0 2.2 0.2 10 4 22.6 26 14 20 3 .336 1.76 5.43 6.02 -6.9 -0.7
10o 0 1.8 0.2 8 3 17.3 22 11 15 2 .353 1.90 5.90 6.55 -6.2 -0.7
Weighted Mean02.80.415632.53217283.3011.504.535.02-6.5-0.7

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Was the Hickory team for the Rangers the most star studded prospect team in recent memlryr
(Mark from Charlotte )
Give me the 2010 Cedar Rapids Kernels. Mike Trout, Pat Corbin, Tyler Skaggs, Johnny Hellweg, Garrett Richards, Ariel Pena, Fabio Martinez, Jean Segura, Randal Grichuk. Man, the Angles traded almost every single one of those guys away. And you wonder why their farm system is barren right now. (Jason Cole)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jed Bradley and Taylor Jungmann: what gives?
(Tyler from Indy)
The good news for Brewers fans: I'll see Tyler Thornburg and Johnny Hellweg this week. The bad news: I don't have a lot of positive on Bradley and Jungmann. I saw Bradley in camp; his stuff was actually slightly better than last season, but it's still very fringe. 88-91 with a little armside life/sink but was up in the zone. The slider has good shape but was soft. Just fringy all around.

I've seen Jungmann a ton, from his college days to a couple times as a pro. Stuff-wise, the biggest plus for Jungmann out of Texas was his fastball. He could sit comfortably at 92-94 with plus life, reaching 95-97 whenever he got into a jam. It looked like a future bat-destroying pitch. The breaking ball was always just okay, and his changeup came and went. Now Jungmann has been more 89-91 in pro ball, and he'll pop a 93 here and there. It looks like a potential back-end starter. He is a competitor who knows how to pitch, and that'll help him, but the stuff has taken a step back, and he hasn't rediscovered his college velocity. (Jason Cole)
2012-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat) John Hellweg got some sudden attention in the last half of last year when he switched to the rotation... how has his outlook developed this year?
(beezer from left lane)
He's gone backwards. Control/command still a huge issue. He's just so huge that the delivery is a problem. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Ok, the Cubs have me baseball depressed. Again. If I were to pick a Kane County game to go to, which opponent should I try to see?
(Mike from Chicago)
Cedar Rapids. Beyond Trout, they have the best rotation in the league with Skaggs, Martinez and Richards all likely Top 11 prospects in the org and a nice sleeper in giant closer John Hellweg. And I mean GIANT, dude is like 6-9, 230. (Kevin Goldstein)


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