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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-7-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight235 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.42015
-0.32016
2.22017
0.22018
0.22019
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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 54 0 68.7 2 1 0 51 31 63 7 120 6.7 4.1 0.9 8.3 0% .240 1.19 3.99 4.19 110 4.73 116.1 -0.2
2015 COL MLB 36 0 33.3 0 1 2 31 28 39 3 109 8.4 7.6 0.8 10.5 0% .329 1.77 4.51 4.86 109 5.80 135.4 -0.4
2016 CHA MLB 29 0 27.3 0 1 1 21 20 25 2 104 6.9 6.6 0.7 8.2 50% .264 1.50 4.42 2.63 119 5.95 131.6 -0.3
2017 CHA 0 37 0 36.0 1 3 0 28 7 60 3 7.0 1.8 0.8 15.0 43% .352 0.97 1.47 2.50 63 2.10 44.8 1.2
2017 NYA 0 32 0 26.7 1 1 0 25 10 36 1 8.4 3.4 0.3 12.2 40% .364 1.31 2.28 2.70 68 2.05 43.5 0.9
2018 NYA MLB 24 0 23.3 2 0 1 23 15 30 3 111 8.9 5.8 1.2 11.6 39% .339 1.63 4.22 6.56 94 4.03 90.1 0.2
2019 NYA MLB 58 0 51.0 3 0 0 33 16 74 8 103 5.8 2.8 1.4 13.1 52% .243 0.96 3.28 2.82 69 2.47 50.5 1.6
2017 TOT MLB 69 0 62.7 2 4 0 53 17 96 4 7.6 2.4 0.6 13.8 42% .358 1.12 1.82 2.59 65 2.08 44.2 2.2
CareerMLB2700266.397421212732727857.24.30.911.147%.2831.273.473.68923.8788.43.1

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 STA A- NYP 11 0 16.0 0 0 3 3 5 25 0 1.7 2.8 0.0 14.1 0% .115 0.50 1.83 0.56 0 0.00 0.0
2011 CSC A SAL 40 0 81.0 3 5 2 69 49 112 1 7.7 5.4 0.1 12.4 0% .340 1.46 2.77 4.22 81 4.21 86.1
2012 TAM A+ FSL 30 0 55.0 2 1 6 30 24 72 3 4.9 3.9 0.5 11.8 0% .223 0.98 2.90 2.45 82 2.14 44.7
2012 TRN AA EAS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .333 1.00 1.19 0.00 76 3.53 73.5
2013 TRN AA EAS 46 0 60.0 1 3 15 38 45 74 4 5.7 6.8 0.6 11.1 0% .254 1.38 3.97 2.85 103 3.46 75.2
2014 COL MLB NL 54 0 68.7 2 1 0 51 31 63 7 120 6.7 4.1 0.9 8.3 0% .240 1.19 3.99 4.19 110 4.73 116.1
2015 COL MLB NL 36 0 33.3 0 1 2 31 28 39 3 109 8.4 7.6 0.8 10.5 0% .329 1.77 4.51 4.86 109 5.80 135.4
2015 ABQ AAA PCL 21 0 27.0 1 3 6 19 12 28 3 6.3 4.0 1.0 9.3 0% .235 1.15 4.41 4.67 96 2.33 51.1
2016 CHA MLB AL 29 0 27.3 0 1 1 21 20 25 2 104 6.9 6.6 0.7 8.2 50% .264 1.50 4.42 2.63 119 5.95 131.6
2016 CHR AAA INT 23 0 27.0 1 1 7 17 12 36 0 5.7 4.0 0.0 12.0 48% .283 1.07 1.94 3.00 74 3.16 69.7
2017 CHA MLB AL 37 0 36.0 1 3 0 28 7 60 3 7.0 1.8 0.8 15.0 43% .352 0.97 1.47 2.50 63 2.10 44.8
2017 NYA MLB AL 32 0 26.7 1 1 0 25 10 36 1 8.4 3.4 0.3 12.2 40% .364 1.31 2.28 2.70 68 2.05 43.5
2018 NYA MLB AL 24 0 23.3 2 0 1 23 15 30 3 111 8.9 5.8 1.2 11.6 39% .339 1.63 4.22 6.56 94 4.03 90.1
2018 CSC A SAL 1 1 2.0 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 92 13.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 67% .400 1.50 7.96 4.50 99 4.70 99.5
2018 SWB AAA INT 25 0 24.7 2 2 1 23 11 37 2 8.4 4.0 0.7 13.5 40% .375 1.38 2.84 4.01 76 4.05 85.6
2019 NYA MLB AL 58 0 51.0 3 0 0 33 16 74 8 103 5.8 2.8 1.4 13.1 52% .243 0.96 3.28 2.82 69 2.47 50.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 1070 0.5075 0.4607 0.7546 0.6501 0.2657 0.8499 0.5143 0.2454
2015 650 0.4662 0.4169 0.6679 0.5776 0.2767 0.7771 0.4688 0.3321
2016 488 0.5205 0.4734 0.7576 0.6654 0.2650 0.8284 0.5645 0.2424
2017 1017 0.5113 0.5310 0.6667 0.7038 0.3501 0.7240 0.5460 0.3333
2018 486 0.4671 0.4362 0.6509 0.6344 0.2625 0.7361 0.4706 0.3491
2019 816 0.4804 0.5196 0.6344 0.7041 0.3491 0.7391 0.4392 0.3656
Career45270.49460.47960.68990.66150.30090.77670.50210.3101

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
2014-08-13 2014-09-02 15-DL 20 18 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2011-08-18 2011-08-23 Minors 5 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 NYA $1,387,500
2018 NYA $1,312,500
2017 CHA $
2016 CHA $
2015 COL $
2014 COL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,812,500
2019Current$1,387,500
3 yrPvs + Cur$3,200,000
3 yrTotal$3,200,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 131 dBallengee Group1 year/$1.3875M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.3875M (2019). Re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2018). Re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 11/24/15 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Selected by Colorado from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13. Signed by Colorado 3/9/14.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (5-175) (Lynn University, Boca Raton, Fla.). $0.15M 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 0.8 0.6 0 14 0 29.5 20 12 34 3 .251 1.09 2.68 2.84 3.2 0.4
80o 0.7 0.6 0 14 0 24.1 18 10 28 3 .266 1.18 3.05 3.24 2.6 0.3
70o 0.7 0.6 0 14 0 20.3 16 9 24 2 .277 1.25 3.33 3.54 2.2 0.2
60o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 17.2 14 8 20 2 .286 1.30 3.57 3.8 1.8 0.2
50o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 14.3 12 7 17 2 .295 1.36 3.79 4.04 1.4 0.2
40o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 11.5 10 6 13 1 .303 1.42 4.02 4.29 1.0 0.1
30o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 8.6 8 5 10 1 .312 1.48 4.27 4.56 0.6 0.1
20o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 5.3 5 3 6 1 .323 1.56 4.57 4.88 0.2 0.0
10o 0.7 0.7 0 14 0 0.9 1 1 1 0 .338 1.67 4.99 5.34 -0.5 -0.1
Weighted Mean0.70.7014013.6127162.2921.353.764.011.50.2

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-07-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Should the White Sox consider Tommy Kahnle a good future piece for their bullpen, or given the volatility of relievers, should they trade him while his value is at its highest?
(Collin from ATX)
The nice thing about his breakout (well, beyond the fact that he throws 100 and has a 90-92 mph change that destroys people) is that they can let people know they're listening on offers and wait to get blown away. If they don't just enjoy having a cheap uber reliever.

The White Sox are pretty good with pitchers, so I guess if they see something in his delivery they hate they can be patient. They gave up a pretty decent arm to get him so I have a hard time thinking they are down on him at all. (Nick Schaefer)
2017-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you think the White Sox actually trade at the deadline?
(jfegan from Papa John's)
Hey, an easy one to start. Thanks, Jim Jam.

I think the most obvious answer here is David Robertson, as relievers seem to be the biggest need among contenders. Whether the White Sox are willing to absorb some of his money or not will be the determining factor on what they get in return (spoiler alert: they won't be willing). But I think he's gone regardless. After Robertson, Melky, Frazier and Swazark are probably the most likely to go.

I don't think the Sox will budget on Quintana until they get an offer they believe is reasonably value, and given his start to the season, that's unlikely to come before July 31. I also think they'll hold onto Avisail Garcia and Tommy Kahnle. (Collin Whitchurch)
2017-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)If Robertson is indeed traded at the deadline is Jake Petricka a possibility to close some games?
(John from CT)
I think option 1 at this point would be Tommy Kahnle. Could see Petricka in the mix if he stays healthy and maybe the Sox like Kahnle in the role he's been handling. If/when Nate Jones is healthy he's probably the first choice, though. (Collin Whitchurch)
2017-05-03 20:00:00 (link to chat)Does Koda Glover lead the Nats in saves, or will it be Kelvin Herrera?
(Gregg from Cali)
Let me continue here. This SEEMS like a natural landing spot for Herrera. Pair him with Lorenzo Cain (I stole this idea from a twitter follower) and can the Royals get Robles back? He's heretofore been untouchable, but for that package, perhaps a deal could be swung. So, that gives Soria a chance for saves. Who else... Nate Jones on the White Sox (unless they trade him AND Robertson, which might leave... Tommy Kahnle?! Who else... I have this feeling about Archie Bradley, who also could go into the rotation. (David Brown)
2017-04-28 13:30:00 (link to chat)What do you do with guys like Tommy Kahnle who have big raw stuff and excellent peripherals in tiny samples that are out of line with their prior track record?
(nschaef from NYC)
What's encouraging to me is that he's back to getting ~54% ground balls, which he did in Colorado. I'm not sure you *do* anything with those guys. They're going to regress or establish a new baseline, right? We'll find out in due time which one wins out, but if you're the white sox you ride em as long as they stay hot. Relievers are more likely to out/underperform their baseline talent level just because of sample size to begin with. The 2005 white sox basically rode a bunch of random relievers having career years to a title. It happens. (Craig Goldstein)


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