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Brandon Cumpton PBlue Jays

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-16-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12014
2015
2016
2017
-0.32018
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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
2013 PIT MLB 6 5 30.7 2 1 0 26 5 22 1 .261 95 7.6 1.5 0.3 6.5 55% .263 .222 1.01 2.59 2.05 92 3.58 85.7 0.5
2014 PIT MLB 16 10 70.0 3 4 0 82 18 46 2 .260 100 10.5 2.3 0.3 5.9 46% .338 .278 1.43 3.18 4.89 112 4.88 119.7 -0.1
2018 TOR MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 .285 92 16.2 10.8 0.0 10.8 0% .500 .405 3.00 4.39 5.40 154 10.08 225.1 -0.1
CareerMLB2315102.355011125703.261989.82.20.36.248%.320.2651.333.034.051044.41107.50.4

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 SCO A- 4 3 10.7 0 1 0 8 5 6 0 .270 101 6.7 4.2 0.0 5.0 59% .235 .228 1.21 3.74 2.52 0 0.00 0.0
2011 WVA A 13 12 67.0 7 4 0 60 18 48 6 .263 103 8.1 2.4 0.8 6.4 56% .271 .255 1.16 4.46 4.30 0 0.00 0.0
2011 BRD A+ 13 12 66.3 3 3 0 73 12 42 6 .258 106 9.9 1.6 0.8 5.7 47% .307 .251 1.28 4.10 3.66 0 0.00 0.0
2012 ALT AA 27 27 152.3 12 11 0 149 46 88 9 .258 101 8.8 2.7 0.5 5.2 60% .290 .252 1.28 4.01 3.84 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SCO Wnt 11 0 14.0 0 0 0 11 7 6 0 .000 7.1 4.5 0.0 3.9 0% .262 .000 1.29 4.56 2.57 0 0.00 0.0
2013 PIT MLB 6 5 30.7 2 1 0 26 5 22 1 .261 95 7.6 1.5 0.3 6.5 55% .263 .222 1.01 2.59 2.05 92 3.58 85.7
2013 ALT AA 2 2 9.7 0 1 0 11 5 7 0 .261 99 10.2 4.7 0.0 6.5 50% .344 .275 1.66 4.04 7.45 0 0.00 0.0
2013 IND AAA 21 19 122.0 6 7 0 115 44 90 6 .250 99 8.5 3.2 0.4 6.6 62% .298 .238 1.30 3.64 3.32 0 0.00 0.0
2014 PIT MLB 16 10 70.0 3 4 0 82 18 46 2 .260 100 10.5 2.3 0.3 5.9 46% .338 .278 1.43 3.18 4.89 112 4.88 119.7
2014 IND AAA 12 11 71.3 5 4 0 69 20 37 7 .247 106 8.7 2.5 0.9 4.7 53% .278 .238 1.25 4.59 3.03 109 4.32 92.6
2017 BRD A+ 6 0 10.7 1 0 0 12 5 9 0 .252 10.1 4.2 0.0 7.6 61% .387 .257 1.59 3.02 2.53 0 0.00 0.0
2017 ALT AA 13 0 20.0 3 3 1 24 9 18 2 .267 10.8 4.0 0.9 8.1 48% .349 .299 1.65 4.07 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2017 IND AAA 5 0 6.7 1 1 0 5 3 6 1 .242 6.8 4.0 1.4 8.1 65% .250 .223 1.20 4.83 4.05 0 0.00 0.0
2018 TOR MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 .285 92 16.2 10.8 0.0 10.8 0% .500 .405 3.00 4.39 5.40 154 10.08 225.1
2018 BUF AAA 12 9 52.7 2 5 1 62 15 31 9 .259 95 10.6 2.6 1.5 5.3 48% .308 .287 1.46 5.28 6.15 112 4.71 100.6

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
2013 449 0.5345 0.4788 0.8558 0.6583 0.2727 0.8797 0.7895 0.1442
2014 1102 0.5218 0.4528 0.8437 0.5983 0.2941 0.9186 0.6774 0.1563
2018 46 0.4130 0.2826 0.7692 0.4737 0.1481 0.6667 1.0000 0.2308
Career15970.52220.45520.8450.61160.28390.90040.71820.155

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 TOR $
2015 PIT $520,500
2014 PIT $
2013 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$520,500
1 yrTotal$520,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 127 dBallengee Group1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/5/18 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/19/18. Signed by Toronto as a free agent 7/7/18 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Toronto 7/31/18. DFA by Toronto 8/13/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2015). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/15.
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/15/13.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (9-267) (Georgia Tech). $0.1245M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-06-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Also, looking at the Pirates current rotation, how badly does Taillon getting hurt suck for them? If he was up and pitching well, the Pirates are a playoff team.
(Dave from Boston)
It's not quite that simple, but yes, it does hurt. There's no doubt that they'd rather have Taillon pitching than Jeff Locke, Brandon Cumpton or Vance Worley. That said, it's been their lack of offense (before Polanco arrived) and their previously sharp bullpen that have hurt them this year. You can't make definitive statements like that about a prospect and a team making the playoffs. They're just not factual. (Jeff Moore)
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Brandon Cumpton and what kind of 2014 he'll have?
(Steve from Pittsburgh)
I wouldn't expect an extended run of the same type of performance you saw in Pittsburgh, as I think most would admit that was a little beyond his long-term capability. I like Cumpton, but more in the realm of a #4 starter than anything else. (Mark Anderson)


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