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Jacob Turner PTigers

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-21-1991
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
-0.92016
-0.52017
-0.32018
0.42019
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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
2011 DET MLB 3 3 12.7 0 1 0 17 4 8 3 111 12.1 2.8 2.1 5.7 0% .318 1.66 6.06 8.53 108 5.82 135.2 -0.1
2012 DET 0 3 3 12.3 1 1 0 17 7 7 4 108 12.4 5.1 2.9 5.1 0% .302 1.95 7.82 8.03 119 5.67 130.0 -0.1
2012 MIA 0 7 7 42.7 1 4 0 33 9 29 5 95 7.0 1.9 1.1 6.1 0% .220 0.98 3.92 3.38 97 3.72 85.2 0.7
2013 MIA MLB 20 20 118.0 3 8 0 116 54 77 11 97 8.8 4.1 0.8 5.9 0% .285 1.44 4.40 3.74 118 5.28 126.3 -0.5
2014 CHN 0 8 6 34.7 2 4 0 42 10 17 4 101 10.9 2.6 1.0 4.4 0% .322 1.50 4.48 6.49 118 5.17 126.8 -0.2
2014 MIA 0 20 12 78.3 4 7 0 106 23 54 8 95 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.2 0% .368 1.65 3.97 5.97 108 4.57 112.1 0.2
2016 CHA MLB 18 2 24.7 1 2 0 33 16 18 5 102 12.0 5.8 1.8 6.6 49% .346 1.99 6.46 6.57 137 8.16 180.6 -0.9
2017 WAS MLB 18 2 39.0 2 3 0 43 15 23 8 106 9.9 3.5 1.8 5.3 44% .285 1.49 5.89 5.08 124 6.54 139.2 -0.5
2018 DET 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 6 1 1 1 97 54.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 44% .625 7.00 17.19 45.00 144 10.81 241.5 -0.1
2018 MIA 0 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 13 5 2 1 85 20.6 7.9 1.6 3.2 39% .444 3.18 7.35 15.88 134 8.25 184.2 -0.2
2012 TOT MLB 10 10 55.0 2 5 0 50 16 36 9 98 8.2 2.6 1.5 5.9 0% .000 1.20 4.80 4.42 103 4.16 95.2 0.7
2014 TOT MLB 28 18 113.0 6 11 0 148 33 71 12 97 11.8 2.6 1.0 5.7 0% .000 1.60 4.13 6.13 111 4.76 116.6 0.0
2018 TOT MLB 5 1 6.7 0 1 0 19 6 3 2 87 25.7 8.1 2.7 4.1 41% .486 3.75 8.83 20.25 137 8.63 192.8 -0.3
CareerMLB10256369.014310426144236509910.43.51.25.848%.3121.544.815.371165.35125.2-1.6

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-
2010 WMI A MDW 11 10 54.0 2 3 0 53 9 51 4 104 8.8 1.5 0.7 8.5 0% .301 1.15 3.23 3.67 0 0.00 0.0
2010 LAK A+ FSL 13 13 61.3 4 2 0 53 14 51 3 90 7.8 2.1 0.4 7.5 0% .282 1.09 3.43 2.94 0 0.00 0.0
2011 DET MLB AL 3 3 12.7 0 1 0 17 4 8 3 111 12.1 2.8 2.1 5.7 0% .318 1.66 6.06 8.53 108 5.82 135.2
2011 ERI AA EAS 17 17 113.7 3 5 0 102 32 90 9 91 8.1 2.5 0.7 7.1 0% .278 1.18 3.88 3.48 97 3.75 76.6
2011 TOL AAA INT 3 3 17.3 1 0 0 15 3 20 1 87 7.8 1.6 0.5 10.4 0% .311 1.04 2.19 3.12 73 3.28 67.0
2012 DET MLB AL 3 3 12.3 1 1 0 17 7 7 4 108 12.4 5.1 2.9 5.1 0% .302 1.95 7.82 8.03 119 5.67 130.0
2012 MIA MLB NL 7 7 42.7 1 4 0 33 9 29 5 95 7.0 1.9 1.1 6.1 0% .220 0.98 3.92 3.38 97 3.72 85.2
2012 LAK A+ FSL 4 4 21.7 1 2 0 17 7 17 1 110 7.1 2.9 0.4 7.1 0% .267 1.11 3.53 1.66 93 3.68 76.6
2012 NWO AAA PCL 5 5 27.3 2 0 0 27 12 16 2 87 8.9 4.0 0.7 5.3 0% .291 1.43 4.75 1.98 108 4.87 101.5
2012 TOL AAA INT 10 10 62.7 4 2 0 52 24 40 2 97 7.5 3.4 0.3 5.7 0% .263 1.21 3.54 3.16 98 3.97 82.8
2013 MIA MLB NL 20 20 118.0 3 8 0 116 54 77 11 97 8.8 4.1 0.8 5.9 0% .285 1.44 4.40 3.74 118 5.28 126.3
2013 NWO AAA PCL 10 10 56.3 3 4 0 59 14 35 7 90 9.4 2.2 1.1 5.6 0% .284 1.30 4.84 4.47 106 4.29 93.2
2014 CHN MLB NL 8 6 34.7 2 4 0 42 10 17 4 101 10.9 2.6 1.0 4.4 0% .322 1.50 4.48 6.49 118 5.17 126.8
2014 MIA MLB NL 20 12 78.3 4 7 0 106 23 54 8 95 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.2 0% .368 1.65 3.97 5.97 108 4.57 112.1
2014 JUP A+ FSL 2 2 11.0 1 1 0 7 1 10 1 94 5.7 0.8 0.8 8.2 0% .214 0.73 3.02 2.45 77 2.43 51.4
2015 TEN AA SOU 2 2 9.0 1 1 0 5 2 7 1 92 5.0 2.0 1.0 7.0 0% .174 0.78 3.85 2.00 99 2.85 62.6
2016 CHA MLB AL 18 2 24.7 1 2 0 33 16 18 5 102 12.0 5.8 1.8 6.6 49% .346 1.99 6.46 6.57 137 8.16 180.6
2016 CHR AAA INT 18 18 107.0 4 7 0 125 29 85 10 113 10.5 2.4 0.8 7.1 49% .342 1.44 3.69 4.71 100 5.80 128.0
2017 WAS MLB NL 18 2 39.0 2 3 0 43 15 23 8 106 9.9 3.5 1.8 5.3 44% .285 1.49 5.89 5.08 124 6.54 139.2
2017 SYR AAA INT 14 14 65.7 2 6 0 72 33 53 5 100 9.9 4.5 0.7 7.3 51% .338 1.60 4.40 5.21 110 6.12 130.2
2018 DET MLB AL 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 6 1 1 1 97 54.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 44% .625 7.00 17.19 45.00 144 10.81 241.5
2018 MIA MLB NL 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 13 5 2 1 85 20.6 7.9 1.6 3.2 39% .444 3.18 7.35 15.88 134 8.25 184.2
2018 NWO AAA PCL 11 0 21.7 1 0 1 31 8 17 4 12.9 3.3 1.7 7.1 49% .370 1.80 6.09 5.82 119 7.70 162.8
2018 TOL AAA INT 15 15 82.3 3 4 0 74 29 58 6 93 8.1 3.2 0.7 6.3 54% .283 1.25 4.07 3.50 108 4.47 94.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
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
Career58830.45250.45300.80700.64700.29260.89440.64690.1930

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
8 yrPrevious$10,200,000
8 yrTotal$10,200,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 34 dBoras Corp.2019

Details
  • 1 year/$1M (2019). Signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/18. $0.3M signing bonus. $0.7M salary.
  • 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.).

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 8.5 0.7 32 17 111.9 102 36 84 12 .274 1.24 3.60 3.89 -8.1 -0.9
80o 0 8.4 0.7 30 16 105.5 103 36 80 12 .287 1.32 3.95 4.28 -12.0 -1.3
70o 0 8.4 0.6 29 15 101.0 103 36 76 12 .296 1.38 4.21 4.56 -14.4 -1.6
60o 0 8.3 0.6 28 15 97.2 103 36 73 12 .304 1.43 4.43 4.8 -16.3 -1.8
50o 0 8.2 0.6 27 14 93.7 103 36 71 12 .312 1.48 4.64 5.03 -18.0 -2.0
40o 0 8.2 0.5 26 14 90.3 103 36 68 12 .319 1.54 4.85 5.27 -19.6 -2.1
30o 0 8.1 0.5 25 13 86.7 102 36 65 12 .327 1.60 5.08 5.52 -21.0 -2.3
20o 0 8 0.5 23 13 82.6 102 36 62 12 .336 1.67 5.35 5.82 -22.6 -2.5
10o 0 7.8 0.4 22 12 77.0 100 36 58 12 .350 1.77 5.73 6.25 -24.6 -2.7
Weighted Mean08.20.6271493.4102367012.3101.474.615.01-17.7-1.9

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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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