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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-19-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age29 years, 0 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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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 COL MLB 20 19 117.7 6 11 0 120 44 91 9 118 9.2 3.4 0.7 7.0 0% .312 1.39 3.74 4.05 104 4.92 120.6 -0.1
2015 COL MLB 5 5 22.0 2 1 0 21 19 15 2 110 8.6 7.8 0.8 6.1 0% .302 1.82 5.97 4.09 126 7.13 166.5 -0.5
CareerMLB2524139.7812014163106111179.14.10.76.852%.3121.464.104.061085.27127.8-0.7

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 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 ASH A SAL 18 18 89.3 5 1 0 62 62 88 6 106 6.2 6.2 0.6 8.9 0% .259 1.39 4.64 2.92 0 0.00 0.0
2011 ASH A SAL 12 12 64.0 5 4 0 45 50 74 3 130 6.3 7.0 0.4 10.4 0% .280 1.48 4.26 4.36 101 3.71 75.7
2011 MOD A+ CAL 10 10 33.0 0 3 0 34 46 37 5 96 9.3 12.5 1.4 10.1 0% .330 2.42 8.03 9.82 145 8.85 180.7
2012 MOD A+ CAL 28 28 142.3 6 8 0 134 95 153 7 86 8.5 6.0 0.4 9.7 0% .327 1.61 4.40 4.62 102 4.72 98.3
2013 TUL AA TEX 26 26 142.3 8 9 0 147 76 95 13 100 9.3 4.8 0.8 6.0 0% .306 1.57 4.61 3.79 116 6.36 138.2
2014 COL MLB NL 20 19 117.7 6 11 0 120 44 91 9 118 9.2 3.4 0.7 7.0 0% .312 1.39 3.74 4.05 104 4.92 120.6
2014 CSP AAA PCL 12 12 66.7 5 4 0 70 31 61 8 99 9.5 4.2 1.1 8.2 0% .305 1.52 4.82 4.05 94 3.88 82.1
2015 COL MLB NL 5 5 22.0 2 1 0 21 19 15 2 110 8.6 7.8 0.8 6.1 0% .302 1.82 5.97 4.09 126 7.13 166.5
2015 BOI A- NWL 3 0 2.3 0 1 0 2 8 4 0 7.7 30.9 0.0 15.4 0% .667 4.29 11.74 23.14 180 0.00 0.0
2015 ABQ AAA PCL 10 1 11.3 0 1 1 5 17 15 1 129 4.0 13.5 0.8 11.9 0% .174 1.94 6.86 8.74 122 3.94 86.4
2016 MOD A+ CAL 25 0 21.0 0 3 0 17 19 28 1 7.3 8.1 0.4 12.0 46% .356 1.71 4.94 4.71 110 5.04 111.3
2016 NBR AA EAS 8 0 5.7 0 1 0 8 14 5 0 12.7 22.2 0.0 7.9 55% .400 3.88 9.53 14.29 0 0.00 0.0
2019 MIS AA SOU 1 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.3 100% .000 0.00 -0.99 0.00 92 5.52 113.5
2019 WTN AA SOU 3 0 2.7 0 0 0 2 5 3 0 6.8 16.9 0.0 10.1 43% .286 2.63 6.67 6.75 88 4.34 89.3
2019 GWN AAA INT 5 0 10.0 0 0 0 10 5 13 1 9.0 4.5 0.9 11.7 52% .346 1.50 4.12 9.00 88 3.85 79.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 1747 0.5031 0.4608 0.8099 0.6166 0.3030 0.9059 0.6122 0.1901
2015 398 0.4171 0.3166 0.7619 0.5181 0.1724 0.8488 0.5750 0.2381
Career21450.48710.43400.80100.59830.27880.89530.60530.1990

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
2010-08-19 2010-08-28 Minors 9 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ARI $
2018 SEA $
2017 CHA $
2016 COL $509,500
2015 COL $509,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,019,000
2 yrTotal$1,019,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 19 dGreg Genske1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/15/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13. Re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2009 (1-11) (Capistrano Valley HS, Mission Viejo, Calif.). $3.9M 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 2.6 1.4 38 4 46.1 33 40 47 4 .249 1.58 4.53 4.96 -9.7 -1.1
80o 0 2.4 1.1 33 3 40.3 31 38 41 4 .264 1.71 5.04 5.51 -10.9 -1.2
70o 0 2.2 1 30 3 36.3 29 36 37 3 .275 1.81 5.42 5.93 -11.5 -1.2
60o 0 2 0.9 27 3 33.0 28 35 34 3 .285 1.90 5.76 6.3 -11.8 -1.3
50o 0 1.8 0.7 24 2 30.0 27 33 31 3 .294 1.98 6.08 6.65 -11.8 -1.3
40o 0 1.7 0.6 22 2 27.1 25 31 28 3 .303 2.07 6.40 7.01 -11.8 -1.3
30o 0 1.5 0.5 20 2 24.1 23 29 25 3 .313 2.17 6.76 7.4 -11.5 -1.2
20o 0 1.3 0.4 17 2 20.7 21 26 21 2 .325 2.29 7.20 7.88 -10.9 -1.2
10o 0 1.1 0.3 13 1 16.2 18 22 17 2 .341 2.47 7.83 8.57 -9.8 -1.1
Weighted Mean01.80.724229.42632303.2921.966.026.59-11.4-1.2

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-06-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)What team is the worst at developing pitchers? The Indians system has a lot of hype, but the pitchers they have taken in the top 90 since 2002 have combined for only 3.2 WAR in an Indians uniform (excluding the 6.1 WAR they got from trading Pomeranz/White for Ubaldo). The list is depressing: Jeremy Guthrie, Brian Solcum, Adam Miller, Jeremy Sowers, Justin Hoyman, Scott Lewis, David Huff, Steven Wright (traded for Lars Anderson), Trey Haley, Alex White, Drew Pomeranz, Dillon Howard, Mitch Brown, Dace Kime...are you as depressed as I am yet? No? How about the fact only Sowers and Huff had at least 1 career WAR for the Indians, making them probably the 2nd or 3rd best in a group of 14 picks.
(Truganini from CO)
I wouldn't say there are specific teams that you know are bad at developing pitchers but there are some concerns. Seeems like Baltimore has had some recent bad luck with Dylan Bundy, Hunter Harvey, and Kevin Gausman just to name a few. Obviously Colorado has had its own troubles with Tyler Anderson, Tyler Matzek, Mike Nikorak (at least right now), Drew Pomeranz, Christian Friedrich, and Peter Tago. -SG (Live Draft Chat)
2016-06-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)Do the Rockies still have a reputation of only drafting a certain... "type" of player or has that not been true for a while?
(Infrancoeurgible from Down and Away )
I could argue in 2015 that they were in the drivers seat, they were going to be happy with whichever SS they got.

Before that they've tried polished college arms (Christian Friedrich, Eddie Butler, Tyler Anderson, Jon Gray), projectable HS arms (Peter Tago, Tyler Matzek, Ryan Castellani, Ryan Warner) with more misses than hits. So I don't think they have a reputation of drafting just certain types of players. -Steve Givarz (Live Draft Chat)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)What separates Tyler Matzek from someone like Dellin Betances or any number of pitchers that never could really find the strike zone? Stuff? Age? Experience? I realize Betances is much older, which hurts the comparison a bit, but I have never understood why some prospects are afforded a much longer rope when they struggle. Is it simply a case by case scouting thing?
(Anthony from Long Island)
Athleticism. Betances is a well below-average athlete and struggles with adjustments. Matzek has a much better chance of smoothing it out. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have any faith in Tyler Matzek continuing to rebound and end up a major leaguer?
(Ian from Easton, PA)
Yes. The arm is special, and if he finds mechanical rhythm, sheeeeeet. Look out. (Jason Parks)


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