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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-23-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
Age30 years, 11 months, 28 days
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4.52018
0.52019
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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
2012 SDN MLB 25 0 32.3 2 1 0 32 15 23 4 95 8.9 4.2 1.1 6.4 0% .280 1.45 4.89 3.62 103 4.96 113.6 -0.1
2013 SDN MLB 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 93 0.0 5.4 0.0 5.4 0% .000 0.60 5.42 0.00 77 1.75 42.0 0.1
2014 TEX MLB 10 10 57.3 2 5 0 64 18 38 8 98 10.0 2.8 1.3 6.0 0% .300 1.43 4.80 6.44 130 6.53 160.1 -1.2
2018 SLN MLB 32 32 200.7 18 4 0 186 29 146 16 93 8.3 1.3 0.7 6.5 51% .279 1.07 3.24 2.83 88 3.38 75.6 4.5
2019 SLN MLB 25 25 142.3 7 13 0 153 25 106 21 90 9.7 1.6 1.3 6.7 50% .306 1.25 4.35 4.30 95 4.28 87.3 2.4
CareerMLB9467434.3292304358831449939.01.81.06.549%.2901.203.943.83974.2093.35.6

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 EUG A- NWN 15 11 53.0 1 8 0 77 9 39 1 93 13.1 1.5 0.2 6.6 0% .388 1.62 3.34 5.94 94 7.49 157.6
2010 FTW A MDW 60 0 81.7 6 3 13 76 15 78 3 8.4 1.7 0.3 8.6 0% .305 1.11 2.72 2.20 0 0.00 0.0
2011 LEL A+ CAL 34 0 39.7 3 0 12 31 9 42 1 7.0 2.0 0.2 9.5 0% .288 1.01 3.06 1.13 67 1.88 38.3
2011 SAN AA TEX 28 0 32.3 1 0 9 29 6 27 0 8.1 1.7 0.0 7.5 0% .299 1.08 2.26 1.67 74 3.25 66.4
2012 SDN MLB NL 25 0 32.3 2 1 0 32 15 23 4 95 8.9 4.2 1.1 6.4 0% .280 1.45 4.89 3.62 103 4.96 113.6
2012 SAN AA TEX 12 0 12.3 1 1 4 16 3 11 0 11.7 2.2 0.0 8.0 0% .410 1.54 2.22 2.92 82 6.91 143.9
2012 TUC AAA PCL 17 0 19.7 2 1 0 20 8 17 1 9.2 3.7 0.5 7.8 0% .312 1.42 3.81 3.20 89 3.81 79.4
2013 SDN MLB NL 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 93 0.0 5.4 0.0 5.4 0% .000 0.60 5.42 0.00 77 1.75 42.0
2013 TUC AAA PCL 54 0 61.0 4 2 26 62 17 40 6 9.1 2.5 0.9 5.9 0% .287 1.30 4.37 3.25 100 3.35 72.7
2014 TEX MLB AL 10 10 57.3 2 5 0 64 18 38 8 98 10.0 2.8 1.3 6.0 0% .300 1.43 4.80 6.44 130 6.53 160.1
2014 ROU AAA PCL 16 6 44.7 5 1 2 53 3 38 3 94 10.7 0.6 0.6 7.7 0% .343 1.25 3.06 3.22 77 4.15 87.8
2018 SLN MLB NL 32 32 200.7 18 4 0 186 29 146 16 93 8.3 1.3 0.7 6.5 51% .279 1.07 3.24 2.83 88 3.38 75.6
2019 SLN MLB NL 25 25 142.3 7 13 0 153 25 106 21 90 9.7 1.6 1.3 6.7 50% .306 1.25 4.35 4.30 95 4.28 87.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2012 518 0.4884 0.4266 0.8145 0.5968 0.2642 0.8940 0.6429 0.1855
2013 30 0.4333 0.3333 0.9000 0.5385 0.1765 1.0000 0.6667 0.1000
2014 917 0.5616 0.4918 0.8182 0.6330 0.3109 0.8712 0.6800 0.1818
2018 3004 0.5433 0.5160 0.7955 0.6630 0.3411 0.8604 0.6453 0.2045
2019 2135 0.5040 0.4820 0.7765 0.6422 0.3192 0.8336 0.6598 0.2235
Career66040.52830.49380.79450.64640.32300.85650.65470.2055

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
2014-08-26 2014-09-29 DTD 34 32 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2014-04-02 2014-04-19 Minors 17 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Previous Injury Inflammation -
2014-02-25 2014-03-15 Camp 18 0 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2023 SLN $17,000,000
2022 SLN $17,000,000
2021 SLN $17,000,000
2020 SLN $17,000,000
2019 SLN $9,000,000
2018 SLN $7,500,000
2014 TEX $
2013 SDN $
2012 SDN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$7,500,000
2019Current$9,000,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$16,500,000
4 yrFuture$68,000,000
6 yrTotal$84,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 37 dOctagon2 years/$15.5M (2018-19)

Details
  • 4 years/$68M (2020-23). Signed extension with St. Louis 2/26/19. $5M signing bonus, paid $1M at signing and $1M each 1/15, 2020-23. 19-23:$15.75M annually. Annual salaries increase by $0.5M each with 200 innings pitched in 2019. Full no-trade protection.
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2018-19). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/5/17. 18:$7.5M, 19:$8M. 2019 salary may increase based on 2018 innings pitched (increased by $1M to $9M).
  • 2015-17. Yomiuri of Japan.
  • 2014. Texas sold rights to Mikolas to Yomiuri Giants 11/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4928M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13. Acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 12/30/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by San Diego 5/5/12.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2009 (7-204) (Nova Southeastern, Fla.). $0.125M 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 3.2 1.7 0 7 7 56.7 44 10 46 5 .249 0.96 2.72 3.11 8.6 0.9
80o 3.1 1.9 0 7 7 51.5 43 10 42 5 .261 1.02 3.01 3.44 7.1 0.8
70o 3.1 1.9 0 7 7 47.9 42 10 39 5 .269 1.07 3.23 3.68 6.1 0.7
60o 3 2 0 7 7 44.8 40 9 37 5 .277 1.11 3.41 3.89 5.1 0.6
50o 3 2.1 0 7 7 42.0 39 9 34 4 .284 1.15 3.58 4.09 4.2 0.5
40o 2.9 2.1 0 7 7 39.2 38 9 32 4 .290 1.19 3.76 4.29 3.3 0.4
30o 2.9 2.2 0 7 7 36.3 36 8 30 4 .298 1.23 3.94 4.5 2.4 0.3
20o 2.8 2.3 0 7 7 33.0 34 8 27 4 .306 1.28 4.17 4.76 1.2 0.1
10o 2.7 2.4 0 7 7 28.5 31 7 23 4 .318 1.36 4.48 5.11 -0.3 0.0
Weighted Mean32.107741.7399344.2821.143.574.074.30.5

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-06-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Not a question, just wanted to share a cold hard lesson in trash talk. Last week I threatened to "stomp" the first place team in my league. I was joking, but having just stolen Miles Mikolas and Max Fried from another owner, I felt confident. Anyway, he blasted me by 250 points, dropped me to 5-6, and ended my season. Oh and to make matters worse, he won't even trade me good players for my awesome prospects, like Austin Beck. Sigh. The lesson here is, just don't talk trash, I guess.
(Haddy from Minnesota)
Since this isn't a question I will add some notes to my response to Phillip earlier:

I was told David Roher's Boxball project might be a good start, as well. Rob McQuown also said to feel free to use the contact form and send him a message if you're looking for advice on SQLing and other tasks like that. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-03-11 16:00:00 (link to chat)Looking for the next Miles Mikolas...is Merrill Kelly my guy?
(sportsguy21792 from Cube by the window)
The cost is basically nothing right now so I don't mind the shot in case he turns into something, but I don't think the command is close. (Darius Austin)
2018-12-12 17:00:00 (link to chat)I have Miles Mikolas at $10 in a 12 team head to head 5x5 dynasty. (ERA, WHIP, W, K, SV) Is he worth keeping because of his high floor or does his lack of K's make him a risky keep? Already keeping Verlander, Nola, Morton, Buehler, Clevenger, Pivetta, and Greinke. Thanks!
(Salty MFer from Mom's Basement)
I don't know how many keeps you have but I think you have to keep Mikolas at that price. (Mike Gianella)
2018-04-05 20:00:00 (link to chat)I've been hearing that the reports on Miles Mikolas were pretty good. Could he end up as the biggest bargain of the off-season?
(Mr. Fister from Arlington)
there were so many cheap/discount contracts that I will say no. (Mike Gianella)
2013-11-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Looks like the Padres and Pirates just struck a deal. Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas to the Pirates for first baseman/outfielder Alex Dickerson. Have any hot takes on the swap or the players?
(Chase from California)
It doesn't do anything for me on any level. (Jason Parks)
2011-09-02 14:00:00 (link to chat)Between JD Martinez, Michael Fiers, and Miles Mikolas, how did Nova Southeastern not make the NCAAs in 2009?
(Dallas Comegys from DePaul)
Because they are a D-II school. Where's Kenny Patterson? Your name made me laugh, I hope that doesn't make me a douche. (Kevin Goldstein)


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