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Drake Britton PTigers

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-22-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age30 years, 6 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
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-0.72019
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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 BOS MLB 18 0 21.0 1 1 0 21 7 17 1 104 9.0 3.0 0.4 7.3 0% .339 1.33 3.07 3.86 97 3.94 94.3 0.2
2014 BOS MLB 7 0 6.7 0 0 0 5 2 4 0 104 6.8 2.7 0.0 5.4 0% .238 1.05 2.86 0.00 142 6.75 165.6 -0.2
CareerMLB25027.71102692111048.52.90.36.843%.3131.273.022.931084.62111.50.0

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 LOW A- NYP 8 7 33.7 1 2 0 30 16 26 3 95 8.0 4.3 0.8 6.9 0% .273 1.36 4.65 4.27 118 4.69 95.9
2009 LOW A- NYP 3 3 4.7 0 0 0 4 3 8 0 88 7.7 5.7 0.0 15.3 0% .400 1.49 2.46 1.91 83 3.78 79.6
2009 RSX Rk GCL 4 4 7.0 0 0 0 2 4 11 0 93 2.6 5.1 0.0 14.1 0% .143 0.86 1.88 0.00 84 3.21 67.6
2010 GRN A SAL 21 21 75.7 2 3 0 69 23 78 5 99 8.2 2.7 0.6 9.3 0% .305 1.22 3.31 2.97 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SLM A+ CAR 26 26 97.7 1 13 0 111 55 89 12 98 10.2 5.1 1.1 8.2 0% .334 1.70 4.87 6.91 117 6.79 138.6
2012 SLM A+ CAR 10 8 45.0 3 5 0 42 19 42 5 96 8.4 3.8 1.0 8.4 0% .282 1.36 4.49 5.80 104 4.60 95.7
2012 PME AA EAS 16 16 84.7 4 7 0 86 38 76 3 102 9.1 4.0 0.3 8.1 0% .331 1.46 3.24 3.72 92 4.94 102.9
2013 BOS MLB AL 18 0 21.0 1 1 0 21 7 17 1 104 9.0 3.0 0.4 7.3 0% .339 1.33 3.07 3.86 97 3.94 94.3
2013 PME AA EAS 17 16 97.3 7 6 0 94 36 80 5 101 8.7 3.3 0.5 7.4 0% .310 1.34 3.51 3.51 98 4.86 105.6
2013 PAW AAA INT 1 1 5.3 0 1 0 10 1 5 0 102 16.9 1.7 0.0 8.4 0% .455 2.06 1.88 8.44 95 6.68 145.1
2014 BOS MLB AL 7 0 6.7 0 0 0 5 2 4 0 104 6.8 2.7 0.0 5.4 0% .238 1.05 2.86 0.00 142 6.75 165.6
2014 PAW AAA INT 45 0 58.3 2 3 5 77 38 37 8 11.9 5.9 1.2 5.7 0% .354 1.97 5.81 5.86 127 7.98 168.9
2015 IOW AAA PCL 28 11 83.3 7 8 1 80 33 45 7 89 8.6 3.6 0.8 4.9 0% .272 1.36 4.94 5.08 117 4.89 107.3
2016 TOL AAA INT 37 0 41.3 0 3 0 43 21 17 3 9.4 4.6 0.7 3.7 36% .280 1.55 4.96 4.57 132 6.00 132.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2013 312 0.4872 0.4103 0.7578 0.5197 0.3063 0.8608 0.5918 0.2422
2014 88 0.5568 0.4432 0.7692 0.6531 0.1795 0.8438 0.4286 0.2308
Career4000.50250.41750.76030.54900.27840.85710.55590.2397

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
2014-05-26 2014-06-10 Minors 15 0 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2010-04-15 2010-05-24 Minors 39 0 Left Upper Arm Strain Biceps -
2009-06-24 2009-08-23 Minors 60 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-23
2008-08-06 2008-09-10 Minors 35 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-23

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 DET $
2015 CHN $
2014 BOS $
2013 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 103 dISE Baseball1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015). Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 2/4/15 after being DFA by Boston 1/30/15. Signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 4/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014). Re-signed by Boston 3/7/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Boston 3/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Boston 11/18/11. Re-signed by Boston 3/9/12.
  • Drafted by Boston 2007 (23-714) (Tomball HS, Texas). $0.7M 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 0.8 26 4 48.9 47 22 26 8 .250 1.41 5.15 5.55 -12.3 -1.3
80o 0 2.8 0.7 22 4 42.8 44 21 23 7 .264 1.52 5.61 6.05 -13.0 -1.4
70o 0 2.5 0.6 20 3 38.5 42 20 21 7 .275 1.60 5.95 6.43 -13.2 -1.4
60o 0 2.4 0.5 18 3 35.0 40 19 19 7 .283 1.67 6.25 6.76 -13.2 -1.4
50o 0 2.2 0.4 17 3 31.8 38 18 17 6 .292 1.74 6.53 7.08 -13.0 -1.4
40o 0 2 0.4 15 3 28.7 35 17 15 6 .300 1.82 6.82 7.4 -12.7 -1.4
30o 0 1.8 0.3 13 2 25.4 33 16 14 5 .309 1.90 7.14 7.75 -12.2 -1.3
20o 0 1.6 0.3 11 2 21.8 29 14 12 5 .320 1.99 7.52 8.17 -11.4 -1.2
10o 0 1.3 0.2 9 1 16.9 24 12 9 4 .335 2.14 8.07 8.77 -9.9 -1.1
Weighted Mean02.10.416331.03617176.2901.736.497.03-12.5-1.4

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-09-02 14:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Drake Britton's season? Disappointing after last year.
(John from RI)
Velocity is still there at least, but nothing else took a step forward. (Kevin Goldstein)


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