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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-2-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age31 years, 8 months, 16 days
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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 WAS MLB 50 0 40.7 3 0 0 33 20 49 1 102 7.3 4.4 0.2 10.8 0% .311 1.30 2.56 2.66 91 3.05 74.7 0.7
2015 WAS MLB 40 0 29.3 3 3 0 28 7 35 1 93 8.6 2.1 0.3 10.7 0% .351 1.19 2.24 4.60 86 3.22 75.3 0.5
2019 WAS MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 101 20.3 20.3 6.8 6.8 50% .400 4.50 18.18 20.25 105 4.25 86.8 0.0
CareerMLB92071.36306430853998.13.80.410.747%.3151.322.723.79903.1475.21.3

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-
2010 VER A- NYP 10 4 21.0 0 5 0 26 22 25 3 97 11.1 9.4 1.3 10.7 0% .383 2.29 6.22 9.43 0 0.00 0.0
2011 AUB A- NYP 19 0 26.7 1 2 9 16 20 32 2 5.4 6.8 0.7 10.8 0% .233 1.35 4.18 4.05 104 3.91 79.9
2012 HAG A SAL 31 0 34.7 3 2 16 25 11 52 2 6.5 2.9 0.5 13.5 0% .311 1.04 2.27 2.60 63 2.44 50.8
2012 POT A+ CAR 11 0 17.0 0 0 1 9 3 21 0 4.8 1.6 0.0 11.1 0% .237 0.71 1.80 1.06 69 2.07 43.2
2012 SRR Wnt AFL 10 0 11.0 0 0 0 15 2 10 1 12.3 1.6 0.8 8.2 0% .400 1.55 3.83 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
2013 HAR AA EAS 51 0 50.3 1 1 26 40 15 69 2 7.2 2.7 0.4 12.3 0% .325 1.09 1.98 2.15 61 2.64 57.5
2014 WAS MLB NL 50 0 40.7 3 0 0 33 20 49 1 102 7.3 4.4 0.2 10.8 0% .311 1.30 2.56 2.66 91 3.05 74.7
2014 SYR AAA INT 10 0 10.3 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 4.4 0.9 0.0 7.0 0% .179 0.58 2.09 0.00 82 2.20 46.6
2015 WAS MLB NL 40 0 29.3 3 3 0 28 7 35 1 93 8.6 2.1 0.3 10.7 0% .351 1.19 2.24 4.60 86 3.22 75.3
2015 POT A+ CAR 4 3 3.0 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 98 9.0 3.0 0.0 18.0 0% .600 1.33 0.25 0.00 44 3.63 79.6
2018 AUB A- NYP 20 0 20.7 2 0 0 13 8 26 0 5.7 3.5 0.0 11.3 60% .250 1.02 2.27 1.74 90 3.67 77.6
2019 WAS MLB NL 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 101 20.3 20.3 6.8 6.8 50% .400 4.50 18.18 20.25 105 4.25 86.8
2019 HAR AA EAS 50 0 52.3 0 2 31 39 16 62 6 6.7 2.8 1.0 10.7 52% .256 1.05 3.49 2.75 89 3.46 71.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 666 0.4489 0.4309 0.6864 0.5886 0.3025 0.8352 0.4505 0.3136
2015 475 0.4737 0.4821 0.7031 0.6000 0.3760 0.8741 0.4574 0.2969
2019 39 0.2308 0.2308 0.7778 0.3333 0.2000 1.0000 0.6667 0.2222
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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
2014-08-18 2014-08-26 Minors 8 0 - Low Back Spasms -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 WAS $
2018 WAS $
2017 WAS $
2016 WAS $519,400
2015 WAS $514,200
2014 WAS $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,533,600
3 yrTotal$1,533,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 144 dExcel Sports1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Washington 9/4/19.
  • 2018
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Washington 4/3/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5194M (2016). Re-signed by Washington 3/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/25/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2015). Re-signed by Washington 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13. Re-signed by Washington 2/26/14.
  • Drafted by Washington 2010 (9-266) (University of Mississippi). $35,000 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 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 19.0 15 9 17 2 .253 1.28 4.08 4.13 0.1 0.0
80o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 12.9 11 7 11 2 .270 1.39 4.58 4.62 0.0 0.0
70o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 8.7 8 5 8 1 .283 1.48 4.94 4.99 -0.1 0.0
60o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 5.3 5 3 5 1 .293 1.56 5.25 5.31 -0.2 0.0
50o 0.1 0.1 0 2 0 2.2 2 1 2 0 .303 1.64 5.56 5.61 -0.2 0.0
Weighted Mean0.10.10201.11110.3011.625.515.56-0.20.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-04-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)With all the injuries in the Nationals bullpen, is Aaron Barrett the heir apparent if Storen continues to struggle?
(Silverback38 from VA)
This is funny but I happened to be watching Barrett. He could definitely be their closer: 95 with that 86 MPH SL would work. (CJ Wittmann)
2014-10-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jeff, obviously the teams that perform the best during the regular season don't always win the WS. It's also obvious that whatever team wins the WS had some sort of luck involved. What variables would you contribute to the "luck" factor that can come into effect with such SSS?
(JSappington from IL)
In the post-season, it's just about execution. Does a guy make the pitch or not? Does he hit the pitcher's mistake or not? It's that simple in October because the talent levels are so even and the sample sizes are so small. This is why we put managerial decisions under such a microscope in October. In general, managerial decisions get overblown during the regular season, but when one pitch can make the difference between going home or advancing, the guy throwing that pitch makes a big difference. This is why it made no sense that Matt Williams was comfortable having his entire season come down to Aaron Barrett when Tyler Clippard was available. This is why letting Hunter Strickland continue to face lefties who can hit fastballs makes no sense. This is why giving up an out in the second inning with you two hitter is a bad idea. No one has any idea how a decision will turn out, but the manager has to put his team in the best position for the dice to come up in his favor. Luck matters, but you have to make sure that the odds are on your side as well. (Jeff Moore)


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