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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-19-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight191 lbs
Age34 years, 2 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.62015
0.52016
0.62017
-0.02018
-0.32019
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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 HOU MLB 41 0 38.0 1 3 5 31 18 40 8 101 7.3 4.3 1.9 9.5 0% .245 1.29 5.12 4.97 113 5.35 128.2 -0.3
2014 HOU MLB 54 0 54.7 4 6 4 50 17 70 2 98 8.2 2.8 0.3 11.5 0% .343 1.23 2.11 4.45 108 5.43 133.1 -0.6
2015 HOU MLB 54 0 50.7 4 1 0 39 19 67 2 106 6.9 3.4 0.4 11.9 0% .308 1.14 2.15 3.55 89 3.65 85.3 0.6
2016 HOU 0 15 0 15.7 0 0 0 23 3 20 2 107 13.2 1.7 1.1 11.5 31% .457 1.66 2.78 6.89 97 4.89 108.2 0.0
2016 LAN 0 22 0 19.3 1 0 0 20 8 22 2 91 9.3 3.7 0.9 10.2 41% .333 1.45 3.64 2.79 74 2.60 57.5 0.5
2017 LAN MLB 57 0 57.0 5 0 2 40 15 60 10 6.3 2.4 1.6 9.5 30% .219 0.96 4.19 2.84 100 4.30 91.5 0.6
2018 LAN MLB 45 0 41.0 2 2 2 28 11 33 4 97 6.1 2.4 0.9 7.2 25% .226 0.95 3.58 2.20 108 4.94 110.4 0.0
2016 TOT MLB 37 0 35.0 1 0 0 43 11 42 4 98 11.1 2.8 1.0 10.8 37% .390 1.54 3.26 4.63 85 3.62 80.2 0.5
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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-
2009 WTN AA SOU 31 0 33.3 2 2 1 33 22 36 2 95 8.9 5.9 0.5 9.7 0% .330 1.65 3.78 6.49 93 4.94 103.9
2009 PEJ Wnt AFL 11 0 11.0 0 0 0 6 6 10 1 4.9 4.9 0.8 8.2 0% .179 1.09 5.51 1.64 0 0.00 0.0
2010 WTN AA SOU 21 0 28.7 1 1 6 19 18 28 0 6.0 5.6 0.0 8.8 0% .253 1.29 3.30 3.14 0 0.00 0.0
2010 afw Wnt AFL 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 6.9 13.8 0.0 6.9 0% .250 2.31 7.44 6.92 0 0.00 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt AFL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 0.00 0.37 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt AFL 9 0 11.7 1 1 0 11 5 8 0 8.5 3.8 0.0 6.2 0% .282 1.37 4.28 3.08 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PME AA EAS 9 0 17.3 3 0 1 10 10 25 2 5.2 5.2 1.0 13.0 0% .258 1.15 3.92 3.12 82 2.88 58.8
2011 WTN AA SOU 20 0 26.0 1 2 3 17 19 26 0 5.9 6.6 0.0 9.0 0% .258 1.38 3.95 2.77 102 3.74 76.4
2011 TAC AAA PCL 9 0 13.0 0 0 0 11 13 13 2 7.6 9.0 1.4 9.0 0% .257 1.85 6.78 6.23 128 5.35 109.3
2012 PME AA EAS 32 0 44.7 3 3 8 30 16 59 4 6.0 3.2 0.8 11.9 0% .255 1.03 2.86 2.62 70 2.72 56.7
2012 PAW AAA INT 10 0 13.7 1 0 4 8 2 19 0 5.3 1.3 0.0 12.5 0% .286 0.73 0.81 0.00 44 2.26 47.0
2012 AGU Wnt DWL 8 0 6.0 0 2 1 6 7 8 2 9.0 10.5 3.0 12.0 0% .286 2.17 8.30 12.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 HOU MLB AL 41 0 38.0 1 3 5 31 18 40 8 101 7.3 4.3 1.9 9.5 0% .245 1.29 5.12 4.97 113 5.35 128.2
2013 QUD A MID 2 1 4.0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 102 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .200 0.50 1.33 0.00 81 3.29 71.4
2013 CCH AA TEX 5 0 6.0 0 0 0 7 0 4 0 10.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 0% .350 1.17 1.71 3.00 89 4.46 96.9
2014 HOU MLB AL 54 0 54.7 4 6 4 50 17 70 2 98 8.2 2.8 0.3 11.5 0% .343 1.23 2.11 4.45 108 5.43 133.1
2014 OKL AAA PCL 3 0 3.0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 0% .000 0.33 2.02 0.00 66 1.98 42.0
2015 HOU MLB AL 54 0 50.7 4 1 0 39 19 67 2 106 6.9 3.4 0.4 11.9 0% .308 1.14 2.15 3.55 89 3.65 85.3
2015 CCH AA TEX 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 5.4 10.8 0.0 5.4 0% .250 1.80 7.49 0.00 112 4.35 95.4
2015 FRE AAA PCL 5 0 6.0 0 0 0 5 4 3 0 7.5 6.0 0.0 4.5 0% .250 1.50 4.59 3.00 116 4.74 104.0
2016 HOU MLB AL 15 0 15.7 0 0 0 23 3 20 2 107 13.2 1.7 1.1 11.5 31% .457 1.66 2.78 6.89 97 4.89 108.2
2016 LAN MLB NL 22 0 19.3 1 0 0 20 8 22 2 91 9.3 3.7 0.9 10.2 41% .333 1.45 3.64 2.79 74 2.60 57.5
2016 FRE AAA PCL 23 0 27.3 1 0 1 19 7 32 0 6.3 2.3 0.0 10.5 46% .279 0.95 2.14 1.65 68 2.26 49.8
2016 OKL AAA PCL 2 0 2.0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 13.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 29% .429 1.50 3.22 9.00 69 5.72 126.2
2017 LAN MLB NL 57 0 57.0 5 0 2 40 15 60 10 6.3 2.4 1.6 9.5 30% .219 0.96 4.19 2.84 100 4.30 91.5
2017 OKL AAA PCL 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 43% .143 0.33 1.72 0.00 86 3.25 69.2
2018 LAN MLB NL 45 0 41.0 2 2 2 28 11 33 4 97 6.1 2.4 0.9 7.2 25% .226 0.95 3.58 2.20 108 4.94 110.4
2018 OKL AAA PCL 5 0 4.0 0 0 0 7 0 2 2 15.8 0.0 4.5 4.5 47% .333 1.75 9.24 6.75 124 6.50 137.5
2018 DOD Rk AZL 3 3 3.0 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 90 9.0 3.0 3.0 12.0 33% .400 1.33 6.74 6.00 90 3.47 73.4
2019 NAS AAA PCL 17 0 17.0 1 1 3 19 6 19 7 10.1 3.2 3.7 10.1 28% .279 1.47 8.32 5.82 132 6.76 139.1
2019 SAN AAA PCL 8 0 7.7 1 0 3 7 4 5 2 8.2 4.7 2.3 5.9 31% .208 1.43 7.44 8.22 124 6.10 125.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2013 622 0.4984 0.4341 0.7444 0.6065 0.2628 0.8191 0.5732 0.2556
2014 938 0.5245 0.4872 0.7287 0.6606 0.2960 0.8062 0.5379 0.2713
2015 845 0.5065 0.4947 0.7105 0.6776 0.3070 0.8034 0.5000 0.2895
2016 601 0.5058 0.5092 0.7124 0.6842 0.3300 0.7452 0.6429 0.2876
2017 895 0.5162 0.5631 0.7361 0.7749 0.3372 0.8017 0.5753 0.2639
2018 549 0.5027 0.5137 0.7411 0.6993 0.3260 0.8031 0.6067 0.2589
Career44500.51050.50270.72830.68720.31000.79790.56580.2717

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
2014-06-15 2014-07-04 15-DL 19 17 Right Forearm Inflammation -
2013-04-04 2013-05-30 15-DL 56 50 Right Forearm Strain - -
2011-05-22 2011-06-15 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-06-11 2010-09-13 Minors 94 0 Right Forearm Soreness -
2009-08-07 2009-09-08 Minors 32 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-05-06 2009-05-28 Minors 22 0 Right Upper Arm Fatigue -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 LAN $459,677
2019 MIL $
2018 LAN $2,200,000
2017 LAN $
2016 HOU $900,000
2015 HOU $516,700
2014 HOU $506,500
2013 HOU $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,613,200
2019Current$459,677
6 yrPvs + Cur$5,072,877
6 yrTotal$5,072,877

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 83 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/2.85$M (2019). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration). DFA by LA Dodgers 3/7/19. Released 3/10/19 (due 30 days' salary, $459,677). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/19/19 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. May opt out of contract 4/30/19 and 6/25/19 if not on Major League roster. Released by Milwaukee 4/30/19 (exercised opt-out).
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2018). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2017). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Houston 8/1/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Selected by Houston from Boston in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12. Signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 7/31/11 (Erik Bedard deal).
  • Drafted by Seattle 2008 (1-20) (Georgia). $1.75M 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 8.5 0 1.5 55 0 54.6 43 18 54 9 .242 1.11 3.79 4.2 -7.2 -0.8
80o 7.5 0 1.3 49 0 48.8 41 17 48 8 .255 1.19 4.20 4.65 -8.8 -1.0
70o 6.7 0 1.1 45 0 44.6 40 17 44 8 .264 1.26 4.51 4.98 -9.6 -1.0
60o 6.1 0 1 42 0 41.2 38 16 40 8 .273 1.31 4.77 5.27 -10.1 -1.1
50o 5.5 0 0.9 39 0 38.1 37 15 37 7 .280 1.36 5.02 5.54 -10.5 -1.1
40o 5 0 0.8 35 0 35.0 35 15 34 7 .288 1.41 5.27 5.82 -10.6 -1.2
30o 4.5 0 0.7 32 0 31.8 33 14 31 7 .296 1.47 5.54 6.12 -10.7 -1.2
20o 3.9 0 0.6 28 0 28.1 31 13 28 6 .306 1.54 5.87 6.48 -10.5 -1.1
10o 3.1 0 0.4 23 0 23.2 27 11 23 5 .319 1.64 6.34 7 -10.0 -1.1
Weighted Mean5.400.938037.43615377.2781.354.985.5-10.1-1.1

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