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Jacob Turner PTigers

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-21-1991
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 2 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.72014
2015
-1.02016
-0.52017
-0.52018
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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
2011 DET MLB 3 3 12.7 0 1 0 17 4 8 3 .263 112 12.1 2.8 2.1 5.7 43% .318 .311 1.66 6.06 8.53 107 5.30 123.1 -0.0
2012 DET 0 3 3 12.3 1 1 0 17 7 7 4 .274 107 12.4 5.1 2.9 5.1 53% .302 .336 1.95 7.82 8.03 116 5.50 126.0 -0.0
2012 MIA 0 7 7 42.7 1 4 0 33 9 29 5 .258 95 7.0 1.9 1.1 6.1 45% .220 .229 0.98 3.92 3.38 99 3.82 87.5 0.7
2013 MIA MLB 20 20 118.0 3 8 0 116 54 77 11 .254 98 8.8 4.1 0.8 5.9 48% .285 .275 1.44 4.40 3.74 118 5.11 122.3 -0.2
2014 CHN 0 8 6 34.7 2 4 0 42 10 17 4 .260 100 10.9 2.6 1.0 4.4 49% .322 .288 1.50 4.48 6.49 118 5.70 139.7 -0.4
2014 MIA 0 20 12 78.3 4 7 0 106 23 54 8 .257 95 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.2 52% .368 .314 1.65 3.97 5.97 109 5.08 124.6 -0.3
2016 CHA MLB 18 2 24.7 1 2 0 33 16 18 5 .257 102 12.0 5.8 1.8 6.6 49% .346 .349 1.99 6.46 6.57 139 8.62 190.7 -1.0
2017 WAS MLB 18 2 39.0 2 3 0 43 15 23 8 .261 101 9.9 3.5 1.8 5.3 44% .285 .285 1.49 5.89 5.08 126 6.39 136.0 -0.5
2018 DET 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 6 1 1 1 .270 96 54.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 44% .625 .628 7.00 17.18 45.00 147 11.47 256.7 -0.1
2018 MIA 0 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 13 5 2 1 .272 87 20.6 7.9 1.6 3.2 39% .444 .465 3.18 7.36 15.88 135 8.73 195.5 -0.2
2012 TOT MLB 10 10 55.0 2 5 0 50 16 36 9 .262 98 8.2 2.6 1.5 5.9 47% .241 .257 1.20 4.80 4.42 104 4.19 96.1 0.6
2014 TOT MLB 28 18 113.0 6 11 0 148 33 71 12 .258 97 11.8 2.6 1.0 5.7 51% .354 .306 1.60 4.13 6.13 112 5.27 129.2 -0.7
2018 TOT MLB 5 1 6.7 0 1 0 19 6 3 2 .272 88 25.6 8.1 2.7 4.0 41% .486 .504 3.75 8.83 20.25 138 9.14 204.7 -0.3
CareerMLB10256369.01431042614423650.2589810.43.51.25.848%.312.2961.544.815.371175.60131.1-2.7

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-
2010 WMI A 11 10 54.0 2 3 0 53 9 51 4 .260 105 8.8 1.5 0.7 8.5 44% .301 .229 1.15 3.23 3.67 81 2.97 62.0
2010 LAK A+ 13 13 61.3 4 2 0 53 14 51 3 .260 89 7.8 2.1 0.4 7.5 48% .294 .223 1.09 3.43 2.94 98 4.67 108.1
2011 DET MLB 3 3 12.7 0 1 0 17 4 8 3 .263 112 12.1 2.8 2.1 5.7 43% .318 .311 1.66 6.06 8.53 107 5.30 123.1
2011 ERI AA 17 17 113.7 3 5 0 102 32 90 9 .275 92 8.1 2.5 0.7 7.1 50% .278 .239 1.18 3.88 3.48 90 2.07 44.8
2011 TOL AAA 3 3 17.3 1 0 0 15 3 20 1 .262 87 7.8 1.6 0.5 10.4 46% .311 .197 1.04 2.19 3.12 78 2.42 54.3
2012 DET MLB 3 3 12.3 1 1 0 17 7 7 4 .274 107 12.4 5.1 2.9 5.1 53% .302 .336 1.95 7.82 8.03 116 5.50 126.0
2012 MIA MLB 7 7 42.7 1 4 0 33 9 29 5 .258 95 7.0 1.9 1.1 6.1 45% .220 .229 0.98 3.92 3.38 99 3.82 87.5
2012 LAK A+ 4 4 21.7 1 2 0 17 7 17 1 .257 110 7.1 2.9 0.4 7.1 52% .267 .222 1.11 3.53 1.66 92 2.99 66.9
2012 NWO AAA 5 5 27.3 2 0 0 27 12 16 2 .270 87 8.9 4.0 0.7 5.3 42% .291 .268 1.43 4.75 1.98 115 8.90 170.3
2012 TOL AAA 10 10 62.7 4 2 0 52 24 40 2 .253 98 7.5 3.4 0.3 5.7 56% .265 .225 1.21 3.54 3.16 100 3.53 80.2
2013 MIA MLB 20 20 118.0 3 8 0 116 54 77 11 .254 98 8.8 4.1 0.8 5.9 48% .285 .275 1.44 4.40 3.74 118 5.11 122.3
2013 NWO AAA 10 10 56.3 3 4 0 59 14 35 7 .268 91 9.4 2.2 1.1 5.6 54% .284 .284 1.30 4.84 4.47 96 4.30 86.8
2014 CHN MLB 8 6 34.7 2 4 0 42 10 17 4 .260 100 10.9 2.6 1.0 4.4 49% .322 .288 1.50 4.48 6.49 118 5.70 139.7
2014 MIA MLB 20 12 78.3 4 7 0 106 23 54 8 .257 95 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.2 52% .368 .314 1.65 3.97 5.97 109 5.08 124.6
2014 JUP A+ 2 2 11.0 1 1 0 7 1 10 1 .269 94 5.7 0.8 0.8 8.2 69% .214 .185 0.73 3.02 2.45 79 2.06 47.3
2015 TEN AA 2 2 9.0 1 1 0 5 2 7 1 .266 89 5.0 2.0 1.0 7.0 50% .174 .162 0.78 3.85 2.00 97 4.02 93.8
2016 CHA MLB 18 2 24.7 1 2 0 33 16 18 5 .257 102 12.0 5.8 1.8 6.6 49% .346 .349 1.99 6.46 6.57 139 8.62 190.7
2016 CHR AAA 18 18 107.0 4 7 0 125 29 85 10 .252 108 10.5 2.4 0.8 7.1 49% .342 .274 1.44 3.69 4.71 91 2.94 72.5
2017 WAS MLB 18 2 39.0 2 3 0 43 15 23 8 .261 101 9.9 3.5 1.8 5.3 44% .285 .285 1.49 5.89 5.08 126 6.39 136.0
2017 SYR AAA 14 14 65.7 2 6 0 72 33 53 5 .252 100 9.9 4.5 0.7 7.3 51% .338 .264 1.60 4.39 5.21 107 6.01 137.0
2018 DET MLB 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 6 1 1 1 .270 96 54.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 44% .625 .628 7.00 17.18 45.00 147 11.47 256.7
2018 MIA MLB 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 13 5 2 1 .272 87 20.6 7.9 1.6 3.2 39% .444 .465 3.18 7.36 15.88 135 8.73 195.5
2018 NWO AAA 11 0 21.7 1 0 1 31 8 17 4 .264 12.9 3.3 1.7 7.1 49% .370 .363 1.80 6.12 5.82 98 3.53 72.9
2018 TOL AAA 12 12 62.3 2 4 0 58 22 45 5 .266 92 8.4 3.2 0.7 6.5 52% .285 .251 1.28 4.13 4.04 100 5.57 120.2

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
2011 241 0.4315 0.4191 0.8119 0.6731 0.2263 0.9286 0.5484 0.1881
2012 886 0.4424 0.4503 0.7744 0.6454 0.2955 0.8696 0.6096 0.2256
2013 1742 0.4535 0.4524 0.7982 0.6253 0.3088 0.8866 0.6497 0.2018
2014 1767 0.4420 0.4539 0.8067 0.6530 0.2961 0.9000 0.6438 0.1933
2016 451 0.4501 0.4634 0.8278 0.6798 0.2863 0.8986 0.6901 0.1722
2017 634 0.4968 0.4574 0.8483 0.6381 0.2790 0.9055 0.7191 0.1517
2018 162 0.4753 0.4691 0.8553 0.7273 0.2353 0.9464 0.6000 0.1447
Career58830.45250.4530.8070.6470.29260.89440.64690.193

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
2014-04-04 2014-05-03 15-DL 29 25 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2012-03-13 2012-03-26 Camp 13 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2010-04-21 2010-05-05 Minors 14 0 Right Forearm Tightness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 MIA $2,000,000
2017 WAS $
2016 CHA $1,500,000
2015 CHN $1,000,000
2014 MIA $1,000,000
2013 MIA $1,175,000
2012 DET $1,175,000
2011 DET $1,175,000
2010 DET $1,175,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$8,200,000
2018Current$2,000,000
8 yrPvs + Cur$10,200,000
8 yrTotal$10,200,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 13 dBoras Corp.1 year/$2M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/17/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $2M in majors. Contract selected by Miami 3/28/18. DFA by Miami 4/8/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/18. Released by Miami 6/4/18. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 6/8/18 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Detroit 8/7/18. DFA by Detroit 8/10/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. Contract selected by Washington 4/24/17. DFA by Washington 7/1/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/3/17. Contract selected by Washington 7/17/17. DFA by Washington 7/18/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/19/17.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/29/16. Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/17/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/5/16.
  • 4 years/$5.5M (2010-13), plus 2014-15 club options. Signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/17/09. $4.7M signing bonus, guaranteed split salaries 2010-13 between $0.8M-$2.15M based on when Turner reaches majors. 2014-15 club options at $1M/year ($0.5M in minors). Acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/8/14 after being DFA by Miami 8/5/14. Chicago Cubs exercised 2015 option 11/1/14 ($1M in majors, $0.5M in minors). Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Chicago Cubs 10/27/15. Non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 12/2/15.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2009 (1-9) (Westminster Christian HS, St Louis, Mo.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .272 .364 .379 .275
11 vs R (Multi) .333 .389 .585 .343
18 Split (Multi) -.061 -.025 -.205 -.068
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .250 .380 .325 .260
31 vs R (2016) .371 .444 .758 .411
38 Split (2016) -.121 -.064 -.433 -.151
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you make of Jacob Turner, newest 5th starter for the Nats?
(Floyd from Denver)
Have you ever put butter on a Pop Tart? (George Bissell)
2015-02-26 20:00:00 (link to chat)18 team dynasty - Devers, Betts, Semien, Bruce for Polanco, Matt Davidson, Jacob Turner, late round pick - which side do you prefer?
(paulallen from Chicago)
I know this trade. It's the Betts/Bruce side, without question. (Bret Sayre)


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