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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-9-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.72014
-0.92015
0.12016
0.82017
0.72018
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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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2012 SLN MLB 24 16 107.0 5 7 0 112 36 75 10 .258 98 9.4 3.0 0.8 6.3 53% .306 .268 1.38 4.03 3.53 103 4.94 113.3 0.2
2013 SLN MLB 37 15 124.0 10 5 0 124 44 79 10 .256 102 9.0 3.2 0.7 5.7 52% .289 .253 1.35 3.98 2.69 109 4.64 111.0 0.3
2014 BOS 0 10 10 61.3 4 2 0 47 32 41 5 .260 103 6.9 4.7 0.7 6.0 57% .237 .242 1.29 4.64 4.11 118 5.80 142.3 -0.7
2014 SLN 0 7 7 35.0 2 2 0 41 10 25 3 .266 100 10.5 2.6 0.8 6.4 55% .330 .297 1.46 3.90 4.37 103 4.88 119.8 -0.0
2015 BOS MLB 25 25 134.3 10 6 0 145 49 110 15 .265 110 9.7 3.3 1.0 7.4 46% .319 .268 1.44 4.14 4.82 106 5.65 132.0 -0.9
2016 BOS MLB 20 6 40.0 4 0 0 44 24 48 5 .257 112 9.9 5.4 1.1 10.8 48% .358 .280 1.70 4.28 5.17 102 4.94 109.2 0.1
2017 BOS MLB 54 0 58.0 4 1 0 42 27 52 3 .262 104 6.5 4.2 0.5 8.1 51% .252 .208 1.19 3.46 2.79 94 3.91 83.3 0.8
2018 BOS MLB 32 0 31.0 3 0 2 17 14 32 2 .264 106 4.9 4.1 0.6 9.3 52% .205 .209 1.00 3.42 3.19 97 4.04 92.4 0.3
2014 TOT MLB 17 17 96.3 6 4 0 88 42 66 8 .262 102 8.2 3.9 0.7 6.2 56% .274 .263 1.35 4.37 4.20 113 5.47 134.1 -0.7
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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 G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2009 BAT A- 16 2 30.3 2 3 1 33 11 30 0 .261 103 9.8 3.3 0.0 8.9 60% .351 .267 1.45 2.71 4.75 95 3.55 81.2
2010 QUD A 26 18 103.3 6 8 1 103 45 92 3 .258 108 9.0 3.9 0.3 8.0 66% .337 .252 1.43 3.71 4.62 92 2.99 62.4
2011 PMB A+ 12 11 72.7 5 2 0 56 34 62 1 .252 93 6.9 4.2 0.1 7.7 62% .275 .222 1.24 3.58 2.60 94 2.06 45.1
2011 SFD AA 11 11 59.3 6 4 0 70 25 51 7 .253 112 10.6 3.8 1.1 7.7 57% .358 .274 1.60 4.70 5.01 82 3.55 71.1
2012 SLN MLB 24 16 107.0 5 7 0 112 36 75 10 .258 98 9.4 3.0 0.8 6.3 53% .306 .268 1.38 4.03 3.53 103 4.94 113.3
2012 MEM AAA 12 12 72.3 2 5 0 75 21 45 2 .269 93 9.3 2.6 0.2 5.6 56% .322 .245 1.33 3.81 2.86 93 4.71 90.2
2013 SLN MLB 37 15 124.0 10 5 0 124 44 79 10 .256 102 9.0 3.2 0.7 5.7 52% .289 .253 1.35 3.98 2.69 109 4.64 111.0
2014 BOS MLB 10 10 61.3 4 2 0 47 32 41 5 .260 103 6.9 4.7 0.7 6.0 57% .237 .242 1.29 4.64 4.11 118 5.80 142.3
2014 SLN MLB 7 7 35.0 2 2 0 41 10 25 3 .266 100 10.5 2.6 0.8 6.4 55% .330 .297 1.46 3.90 4.37 103 4.88 119.8
2014 MEM AAA 3 3 10.3 0 0 0 8 6 4 1 .249 84 7.0 5.2 0.9 3.5 56% .226 .235 1.35 5.92 2.61 114 5.88 114.1
2015 BOS MLB 25 25 134.3 10 6 0 145 49 110 15 .265 110 9.7 3.3 1.0 7.4 46% .319 .268 1.44 4.14 4.82 106 5.65 132.0
2015 PAW AAA 4 4 19.0 1 1 0 14 6 18 1 .257 86 6.6 2.8 0.5 8.5 58% .265 .197 1.05 3.04 2.84 82 2.23 55.2
2016 BOS MLB 20 6 40.0 4 0 0 44 24 48 5 .257 112 9.9 5.4 1.1 10.8 48% .358 .280 1.70 4.28 5.17 102 4.94 109.2
2016 LOW A- 3 0 4.0 0 0 0 4 1 5 0 .247 9.0 2.2 0.0 11.2 64% .364 .196 1.25 1.51 4.50 91 2.60 63.0
2016 PAW AAA 17 4 35.0 1 1 2 29 6 46 1 .258 92 7.5 1.5 0.3 11.8 57% .341 .209 1.00 1.51 1.54 59 1.40 34.5
2017 BOS MLB 54 0 58.0 4 1 0 42 27 52 3 .262 104 6.5 4.2 0.5 8.1 51% .252 .208 1.19 3.46 2.79 94 3.91 83.3
2017 PAW AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.014 0.00 1.33 0.00 114 5.06 115.5
2018 BOS MLB 32 0 31.0 3 0 2 17 14 32 2 .264 106 4.9 4.1 0.6 9.3 52% .205 .209 1.00 3.42 3.19 97 4.04 92.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 1686 0.4703 0.4472 0.8196 0.6066 0.3057 0.8898 0.6960 0.1804
2013 1951 0.4849 0.4464 0.8347 0.6173 0.2856 0.9024 0.6969 0.1653
2014 1568 0.4777 0.4063 0.8100 0.5995 0.2295 0.8775 0.6489 0.1900
2015 2373 0.4850 0.4164 0.8087 0.5925 0.2504 0.8930 0.6209 0.1913
2016 739 0.4465 0.4195 0.7290 0.6000 0.2738 0.8283 0.5536 0.2710
2017 1009 0.4747 0.4737 0.7552 0.6660 0.3000 0.8182 0.6289 0.2448
2018 512 0.4453 0.4277 0.7443 0.6447 0.2535 0.8503 0.5278 0.2557
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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
2014-08-23 2014-08-27 DTD 4 4 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2014-04-17 2014-07-11 60-DL 85 78 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2013-09-18 2013-09-22 DTD 4 4 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2013-04-08 2013-04-15 DTD 7 6 Right Hand Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 BOS $3,825,000
2017 BOS $2,800,000
2016 BOS $2,600,000
2015 BOS $603,000
2014 SLN $523,000
2013 SLN $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$7,016,000
2018Current$3,825,000
7 yrPvs + Cur$10,841,000
7 yrTotal$10,841,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 29 dACES1 year/$3.825M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$3.825M (2018). Re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2017). Re-signed by Boston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 5, 10 starts. $25,000 each for 50, 55 pitching appearances.
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016). Re-signed by Boston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.603M (2015). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/15.
  • 1 year/$0.523M (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14. Acquired by Boston in trade from St. Louis 7/31/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by St. Louis 6/10/12.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2009 (3-98) (UC-Riverside). $0.341M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .257 .343 .404 .263
11 vs R (Multi) .281 .349 .429 .275
18 Split (Multi) -.024 -.006 -.025 -.012
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .269 .418 .481 .304
31 vs R (2016) .283 .347 .443 .267
38 Split (2016) -.014 .071 .037 .037
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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