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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
37.0 3.32 1.19 49 2 1 2 0.6
Birth Date10-21-1986
Height5' 11"
Weight190 lbs
Age32 years, 9 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12015
2016
2017
2018
0.62019
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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 CLE MLB 8 0 4.3 0 0 0 4 3 4 0 100 8.3 6.2 0.0 8.3 0% .286 1.62 3.99 4.15 97 4.13 98.8 0.0
2014 CLE MLB 37 0 28.0 1 1 0 30 12 26 3 103 9.6 3.9 1.0 8.4 0% .325 1.50 4.30 4.50 110 5.43 133.2 -0.3
2015 CLE MLB 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 111 21.6 5.4 0.0 16.2 0% .667 3.00 1.30 5.40 105 7.92 185.1 -0.1
CareerMLB47034.0110381633310310.14.20.88.741%.3201.594.114.501085.39131.4-0.4

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 KIN A+ CRL 45 0 83.3 4 6 2 67 28 97 5 99 7.2 3.0 0.5 10.5 0% .294 1.14 3.13 3.35 81 3.44 72.5
2010 AKR AA EAS 44 0 72.7 5 4 0 59 22 82 6 7.3 2.7 0.7 10.2 0% .285 1.11 3.24 3.22 0 0.00 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt AFL 6 0 6.0 0 1 0 7 3 7 1 10.5 4.5 1.5 10.5 0% .333 1.67 6.20 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 AKR AA EAS 23 0 39.7 2 1 0 27 11 56 1 6.1 2.5 0.2 12.7 0% .295 0.96 2.19 2.50 63 2.50 51.0
2011 COH AAA INT 21 0 31.7 4 0 1 26 12 43 2 7.4 3.4 0.6 12.2 0% .343 1.20 2.57 2.27 63 3.16 64.5
2012 COH AAA INT 5 0 7.0 2 0 0 5 1 8 1 6.4 1.3 1.3 10.3 0% .235 0.86 3.15 2.57 77 3.03 63.1
2013 CLE MLB AL 8 0 4.3 0 0 0 4 3 4 0 100 8.3 6.2 0.0 8.3 0% .286 1.62 3.99 4.15 97 4.13 98.8
2013 LKC A MID 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 4.5 4.5 0.0 18.0 0% .500 1.00 0.83 0.00 56 2.61 56.6
2013 AKR AA EAS 8 0 8.0 0 0 0 3 4 9 0 3.4 4.5 0.0 10.1 0% .158 0.88 2.94 3.38 95 2.91 63.3
2013 COH AAA INT 19 0 19.0 1 0 0 14 5 24 1 6.6 2.4 0.5 11.4 0% .310 1.00 2.30 2.37 68 3.52 76.4
2014 CLE MLB AL 37 0 28.0 1 1 0 30 12 26 3 103 9.6 3.9 1.0 8.4 0% .325 1.50 4.30 4.50 110 5.43 133.2
2014 COH AAA INT 25 0 30.0 0 1 3 29 9 37 1 8.7 2.7 0.3 11.1 0% .359 1.27 2.41 3.30 72 3.60 76.1
2015 CLE MLB AL 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 111 21.6 5.4 0.0 16.2 0% .667 3.00 1.30 5.40 105 7.92 185.1
2015 COH AAA INT 48 0 58.3 4 3 5 53 16 65 3 8.2 2.5 0.5 10.0 0% .333 1.18 2.67 3.39 74 3.67 80.5
2017 ABQ AAA PCL 27 0 37.3 2 2 0 37 16 53 4 8.9 3.9 1.0 12.8 40% .367 1.42 3.64 5.54 73 3.20 68.1
2018 OKL AAA PCL 22 0 25.3 2 2 0 17 9 41 3 6.0 3.2 1.1 14.6 42% .286 1.03 3.34 3.91 69 1.93 40.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2013 84 0.5000 0.3810 0.7500 0.5000 0.2619 0.7619 0.7273 0.2500
2014 494 0.5020 0.4332 0.7850 0.5766 0.2886 0.8671 0.6197 0.2150
2015 39 0.4872 0.4615 0.7778 0.6316 0.3000 0.8333 0.6667 0.2222
Career6170.50080.42790.77980.56960.28570.85060.63730.2202

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
2012-04-18 2012-09-06 Minors 141 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-06-01 -
2010-08-02 2010-08-11 Minors 9 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 CLE $
2014 CLE $
2013 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 150 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15. Contract sold to Seibu of Japan 11/20/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/12. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13.
  • Signed by Cleveland 2008 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan. $0.4M 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 2.5 1.1 2.2 43 0 53.3 34 18 69 5 .251 0.97 2.30 2.45 12.3 1.3
80o 2.2 0.9 1.9 38 0 47.0 33 17 61 5 .268 1.06 2.68 2.86 8.9 1.0
70o 1.9 0.8 1.7 34 0 42.5 31 16 55 4 .279 1.12 2.96 3.16 6.7 0.7
60o 1.8 0.7 1.5 31 0 38.9 30 16 50 4 .289 1.18 3.21 3.43 5.1 0.6
50o 1.6 0.6 1.3 29 0 35.5 29 15 46 4 .299 1.24 3.44 3.68 3.7 0.4
40o 1.4 0.5 1.2 26 0 32.2 27 14 42 4 .308 1.29 3.68 3.94 2.5 0.3
30o 1.2 0.5 1 23 0 28.8 26 13 37 4 .318 1.35 3.94 4.21 1.4 0.2
20o 1.1 0.4 0.9 20 0 24.9 23 12 32 3 .330 1.43 4.25 4.55 0.4 0.0
10o 0.8 0.3 0.6 16 0 19.7 20 10 26 3 .346 1.54 4.69 5.02 -0.7 -0.1
Weighted Mean1.60.61.328034.72815454.2961.223.413.643.80.4

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2019 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20203331252065502584741.3131.163.403.817.03.511.71.00.8
20213421247059462476741.3181.193.443.867.13.711.71.10.7
20223531248060462377741.3151.163.393.806.93.511.61.10.7
20233621243053412169641.3161.163.393.806.93.511.61.00.7
20243721238047371960541.3161.193.483.917.13.611.51.00.5
20253821240050391964641.3161.163.433.857.03.411.51.10.6
20263921237046371859541.3161.203.513.947.23.511.51.00.5
20274021240049391963641.3161.183.483.917.13.511.51.10.5
20284121238047371859641.3161.183.533.967.13.511.41.20.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 70)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 88 Scott Strickland 2008 0.00 DNP
2 87 Tim Hamulack 2009 0.00 DNP
3 85 Pat Venditte 2017 0.00 DNP
4 82 Scott Atchison 2008 0.00 DNP
5 81 Jean Machi 2014 2.58
6 81 Rafael Martin 2016 2.45
7 80 Clay Rapada 2013 0.00
8 79 Marcos Mateo 2016 0.00 DNP
9 77 Jumbo Diaz 2016 4.19
10 77 Scott Cassidy 2008 0.00 DNP
11 77 Blake Parker 2017 2.67
12 77 Bobby Korecky 2012 18.00
13 77 Scott Patterson 2011 0.00 DNP
14 77 Rob Wooten 2018 0.00 DNP
15 76 Pat Neshek 2013 3.57
16 76 Mitch Stetter 2013 0.00 DNP
17 76 Chris Hatcher 2017 4.37
18 75 Jim Henderson 2015 0.00 DNP
19 75 Randy Flores 2008 5.61
20 75 Victor Marte 2013 6.00
21 74 Dan Giese 2009 5.32
22 74 Dale Thayer 2013 3.60
23 74 Mark DiFelice 2009 3.66
24 74 Brandon Gomes 2017 0.00 DNP
25 73 Collin Balester 2018 0.00 DNP
26 73 Jason Bulger 2011 3.86
27 73 Fernando Cabrera 2014 0.00 DNP
28 72 Tyler Sturdevant 2018 0.00 DNP
29 71 Brian Gordon 2011 5.23
30 71 Louis Coleman 2018 3.68
31 71 Cristhian Martinez 2014 0.00 DNP
32 71 Chris Leroux 2016 0.00 DNP
33 70 Randy Choate 2008 0.00 DNP
34 70 Nate Field 2008 0.00 DNP
35 70 Mike Adams 2011 1.59
36 70 Yoanner Negrin 2016 0.00 DNP
37 70 Gabe DeHoyos 2012 0.00 DNP
38 70 Matt Daley 2014 6.91
39 70 Colt Hynes 2017 0.00 DNP
40 69 Matt Reynolds 2017 0.00 DNP
41 69 Matt Thornton 2009 2.74
42 69 Josh Kinney 2011 6.62
43 69 Michael O'Connor 2013 0.00 DNP
44 69 Fernando Rodriguez 2016 4.20
45 69 Joe Nelson 2007 0.00 DNP
46 69 Blake Wood 2018 2.31
47 68 Mark Prior 2013 0.00 DNP
48 68 Jose Valdez 2015 0.00 DNP
49 68 Joel Peralta 2008 6.32
50 68 Carlos Fisher 2015 0.00 DNP
51 68 Dustin Molleken 2017 0.00 DNP
52 68 Greg Burke 2015 0.00 DNP
53 68 Mike Zagurski 2015 0.00 DNP
54 68 Scott Dohmann 2010 0.00 DNP
55 67 Justin Hampson 2012 3.60
56 67 Justin Miller 2010 4.44
57 67 Jeff Manship 2017 0.00 DNP
58 67 Colter Bean 2009 0.00 DNP
59 67 Chris Schroder 2011 0.00 DNP
60 67 Michael Wuertz 2011 6.68
61 67 Brian Sanches 2011 4.67
62 67 Shawn Camp 2008 4.12
63 67 Felix Romero 2012 0.00 DNP
64 67 Nick Hagadone 2018 0.00 DNP
65 67 Scott Williamson 2008 0.00 DNP
66 67 Al Alburquerque 2018 0.00 DNP
67 66 Logan Kensing 2015 5.87
68 66 Cory Gearrin 2018 3.77
69 66 Cory Wade 2015 0.00 DNP
70 66 Cory Luebke 2017 0.00 DNP
71 66 Dustin McGowan 2014 4.50
72 66 Tyler Walker 2008 4.89
73 66 Marty McLeary 2007 9.39
74 66 Anthony Swarzak 2018 6.15
75 66 Devern Hansack 2010 0.00 DNP
76 66 Anthony Varvaro 2017 0.00 DNP
77 65 Josh Fields 2018 2.20
78 65 Carlos Torres 2015 4.99
79 65 Brent Leach 2015 0.00 DNP
80 65 Mark Corey 2007 0.00 DNP
81 65 Juan Gutierrez 2016 0.00 DNP
82 65 Frank Herrmann 2016 9.60
83 65 Wesley Wright 2017 0.00 DNP
84 65 Manny Acosta 2013 0.00 DNP
85 65 Joe Thatcher 2014 4.75
86 65 Les Walrond 2009 0.00 DNP
87 64 Santiago Casilla 2013 2.52
88 64 Roberto Giron 2008 0.00 DNP
89 64 Jack Taschner 2010 6.41
90 64 Jose Veras 2013 3.30
91 64 Darren O'Day 2015 1.79
92 64 Matt Bush 2018 5.09
93 64 Fernando Salas 2017 5.98
94 64 Juan Perez 2011 3.60
95 64 Jeremy Affeldt 2011 3.21
96 64 Radhames Liz 2016 0.00 DNP
97 64 Brad Brach 2018 4.60
98 64 Francisley Bueno 2013 0.00
99 64 Steve Delabar 2016 6.75
100 64 Micah Bowie 2007 4.71

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2015 Despite superficially representing the perfect amalgamation of former Cleveland superheroes CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee, the current Indians sidewinder is actually more of a bizarro version of those two pitchers, what with his relief work, right-handedness, lack of command and even a Tommy John surgery on his resume. With a combined total of 61 strikeouts against 14 walks across 49 innings in his past two seasons in the minors, Lee earned an extended look at the highest level. In the majors, his walk rate rose while his mid-90s sinker and high-frequency slider proved to be minimally effective in his first extended tour of duty, but the combination of deception and velocity should earn him multiple opportunities to succeed.
2014 If the Indians were trying to corner the market on Tommy John returnees and low-slot sinker-slider pitchers, Lee helped with both goals. His velocity wasn't quite all the way back, but he continued to befuddle minor-league hitters, and has now posted double-digit K/9 rates in all eight of his minor-league stops. Atypically for his ilk, he's blown away left-handed batsmen at least as well as righties so far, and while major-league opponents won't be as confused by his unconventional delivery, being able to handle both sides will make him a late-inning candidate as long as he stays healthy.
2013 Lee stood a good chance of being promoted to Cleveland's bullpen last year before going down in April and requiring Tommy John surgery. He has put up video-game numbers at nearly every level, and he has good, if not top-notch, stuff to back it up. He throws a fastball in the low-to-mid-90s, touching 96, which he pairs with a plus slider and good pitchability to generate plenty of strikeouts. He'll need to rebound from surgery at Triple-A this season and may have to wait until 2014 for his call-up.
2012 If Fukudome returns and Chen Lee is promoted to the majors, we might have quite the Asian invasion in Cleveland. A former Taiwanese Olympian with a fastball that touches 96 mph, Lee has dominated every level and deserves a shot with the Tribe soon. The velocity is a bit surprising coming from a pitcher with such a small frame, but Lee is the real deal, consistently hitting the 92-93 mph range. His go-to off-speed pitch is a plus slider with tilt, and Lee's good command and pitchability demonstrate that he's ready for "The Show."

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