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Chris Heston PGiants

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-10-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age31 years, 1 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2.42015
0.12016
-0.32017
2018
-0.12019
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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
2014 SFN MLB 3 1 5.3 0 0 0 6 3 4 0 93 10.1 5.1 0.0 6.8 53% .353 1.69 3.29 5.06 122 4.44 109.0 0.0
2015 SFN MLB 31 31 177.7 12 11 0 169 64 141 16 93 8.6 3.2 0.8 7.1 54% .299 1.31 4.04 3.95 98 3.92 91.6 2.4
2016 SFN MLB 4 0 5.0 1 1 0 9 6 3 0 112 16.2 10.8 0.0 5.4 50% .450 3.00 5.58 10.80 88 3.53 78.1 0.1
2017 MIN 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 81 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50% .250 1.00 3.13 0.00 111 8.50 180.9 0.0
2017 SEA 0 2 1 5.0 0 1 0 14 5 3 3 105 25.2 9.0 5.4 5.4 31% .478 3.80 12.73 19.80 135 10.37 220.6 -0.3
2017 TOT MLB 3 1 6.0 0 1 0 15 5 3 3 101 22.5 7.5 4.5 4.5 33% .444 3.33 11.13 16.50 132 10.05 214.0 -0.3
CareerMLB4133194.0131301997815119949.23.60.97.052%.3131.434.284.551004.1295.52.2

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 GIA Rk AZL 11 6 35.0 1 5 0 30 10 34 0 91 7.7 2.6 0.0 8.7 60% .303 1.14 3.67 4.11 0 0.00 0.0
2010 AUG A SAL 26 26 148.7 5 13 0 161 33 124 6 88 9.7 2.0 0.4 7.5 57% .330 1.30 3.23 3.75 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SJO A+ CAL 24 24 151.0 12 4 0 144 40 131 10 96 8.6 2.4 0.6 7.8 59% .315 1.22 4.02 3.16 0 0.00 0.0
2012 RIC AA EAS 25 25 148.7 9 8 0 124 40 135 2 91 7.5 2.4 0.1 8.2 54% .295 1.10 2.44 2.24 0 0.00 0.0
2013 FRE AAA PCL 19 19 108.7 7 6 0 129 46 97 14 102 10.7 3.8 1.2 8.0 48% .350 1.61 4.97 5.80 0 0.00 0.0
2014 SFN MLB NL 3 1 5.3 0 0 0 6 3 4 0 93 10.1 5.1 0.0 6.8 53% .353 1.69 3.29 5.06 122 4.44 109.0
2014 FRE AAA PCL 28 28 173.0 12 9 0 152 51 125 16 91 7.9 2.7 0.8 6.5 51% .266 1.17 4.49 3.38 98 4.19 84.9
2015 SFN MLB NL 31 31 177.7 12 11 0 169 64 141 16 93 8.6 3.2 0.8 7.1 54% .299 1.31 4.04 3.95 98 3.92 91.6
2016 SFN MLB NL 4 0 5.0 1 1 0 9 6 3 0 112 16.2 10.8 0.0 5.4 50% .450 3.00 5.58 10.80 88 3.53 78.1
2016 SJO A+ CAL 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 5 3 1 0 110 10.4 6.2 0.0 2.1 50% .313 1.85 5.32 6.23 109 6.21 136.5
2016 SAC AAA PCL 15 14 81.3 2 9 1 82 32 53 8 95 9.1 3.5 0.9 5.9 52% .288 1.40 5.02 4.54 111 3.93 86.2
2016 GIA Rk AZL 2 2 6.7 0 0 0 7 2 7 0 104 9.5 2.7 0.0 9.5 57% .333 1.35 2.91 0.00 99 3.29 69.8
2017 MIN MLB AL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 81 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50% .250 1.00 3.13 0.00 111 8.50 180.9
2017 SEA MLB AL 2 1 5.0 0 1 0 14 5 3 3 105 25.2 9.0 5.4 5.4 31% .478 3.80 12.73 19.80 135 10.37 220.6
2017 OKL AAA PCL 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 4 1 4 2 12.0 3.0 6.0 12.0 44% .286 1.67 10.72 9.00 80 3.56 74.9
2017 ROC AAA INT 8 6 27.0 0 3 0 56 15 12 8 97 18.7 5.0 2.7 4.0 46% .444 2.63 7.96 10.00 114 6.41 136.3
2017 TAC AAA PCL 6 6 31.7 2 1 0 26 11 28 2 95 7.4 3.1 0.6 8.0 49% .286 1.17 4.00 3.41 95 3.95 83.2
2017 TWI Rk GCL 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 7 0 5 0 101 12.6 0.0 0.0 9.0 35% .412 1.40 1.40 5.40 91 2.29 50.4
2018 RIC AA EAS 3 1 9.0 1 0 0 10 3 7 1 103 10.0 3.0 1.0 7.0 39% .333 1.44 4.53 5.00 97 3.86 82.0
2018 SAC AAA PCL 1 1 3.3 0 0 0 3 2 5 0 94 8.1 5.4 0.0 13.5 63% .375 1.50 2.54 2.70 84 2.53 54.3
2018 GNT Rk AZL 5 1 7.0 1 0 0 5 1 7 0 104 6.4 1.3 0.0 9.0 58% .263 0.86 2.93 0.00 90 3.56 76.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 103 0.4854 0.3592 0.7297 0.6200 0.1132 0.8065 0.3333 0.2703
2015 2772 0.4419 0.4116 0.7704 0.5788 0.2793 0.8618 0.6204 0.2296
2016 102 0.4510 0.4216 0.6744 0.5652 0.3036 0.8077 0.4706 0.3256
2017 138 0.4058 0.3696 0.8824 0.5714 0.2317 0.9688 0.7368 0.1176
Career31150.44200.40830.77090.57940.27250.86290.61120.2291

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
2011-08-22 2011-08-31 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 SFN $
2017 MIN $
2016 SFN $530,000
2015 SFN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$530,000
1 yrTotal$530,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 150 dMarc Kligman1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/24/18 (minor-league contract). Released by San Francisco 8/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Acquired by Seattle in trade from San Francisco 12/7/16. Re-signed by Seattle 2/17. Claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 5/26/17 after being DFA by Seattle 5/24/17. Claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Minnesota 6/7/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 6/16/17.
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2016). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by San Francisco 9/2/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/13. DFA by San Francisco 7/13/13. Released by San Francisco 7/23/13.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2009 (12-357) (East Carolina).

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 2.7 3.3 0 10 10 49.0 42 19 36 6 .256 1.25 4.00 4.39 3.8 0.4
80o 2.3 3.1 0 8 8 43.6 40 18 32 5 .270 1.34 4.39 4.81 1.4 0.2
70o 2 2.9 0 8 8 39.7 38 18 29 5 .279 1.40 4.67 5.13 0.0 0.0
60o 1.8 2.8 0 7 7 36.5 37 17 27 5 .288 1.46 4.91 5.4 -1.1 -0.1
50o 1.6 2.7 0 7 7 33.6 35 16 25 5 .295 1.52 5.15 5.66 -1.9 -0.2
40o 1.4 2.5 0 6 6 30.8 33 15 22 4 .303 1.58 5.38 5.92 -2.6 -0.3
30o 1.2 2.4 0 5 5 27.8 31 14 20 4 .312 1.64 5.64 6.21 -3.2 -0.3
20o 1 2.2 0 5 5 24.4 29 13 18 4 .322 1.72 5.95 6.55 -3.7 -0.4
10o 0.8 1.9 0 4 4 19.9 25 11 15 3 .335 1.83 6.38 7.03 -4.0 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.62.606633.03416245.2941.515.125.63-1.8-0.2

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-05-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)In my Yahoo league I am building for next year and thereafter. My roster is Russell Martin, Kendrys Morales, Josh Harrison, Brock Holt, Brett Gardner, Dexter Fowler, Gregory Polanco, Coco Crisp, Carlos Ruiz, Travis Snider, Kyle (and Corey) Seager, Jason Heyward, Carlos Correa, Desmond Jennings, Javier Baez, Matt Harvey, Carlos Martinez, Jimmy Nelson, Edinson Volquez, Jonathan Paplebon, Chris Heston, Noah Syndergaard, Lucas Giolito, Julio Urias, Jose Berrios, Matt Cain and Sean Doolittle. 8 keepers allowed. Comments? Suggestions?
(TimLandry from Montreal Quebec Canada)
Keep Matt Harvey eight times. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-04-16 17:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Giants rotation and when/if we might see Yusmeiro Petit?
(wml2000 from NYC)
After Madison Bumgarner it looks really thin, though Jake Peavy and Tim Hudson could certainly surprise us. Chris Heston has shown some velocity improvement and could be better than we were expecting, but I still see him as a back end guy. Tim Lincecum's velo is really down and while the deception is better, I don't trust him much. Who knows when Matt Cain's coming back? I'd love to see Petit in the rotation, but it could be a while if Heston holds up. I'll guess June. (Mike Gianella)
2013-04-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)How many starts will the Giants need to get from pitchers other than Zito, Lincecum, Cain, Vogelsong and Bumgarner? Who will get those starts?
(Matt from San Mateo)
Rotation health has certainly been a major asset to the Giants in recent years, Matt, but the luck has to run out eventually, and with Lincecum struggling, it might not even take an injury. After only needing two last year, I'll say 12 this year, all of which will be picked up internally. My guess is that Chris Heston will get the first look, with Mike Kickham and Yusmeiro Petit in the mix, though all three have been knocked around at Triple-A Fresno. (Daniel Rathman)


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