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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-7-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight235 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.02014
-0.32015
-0.12016
2.22017
0.72018
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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
2014 COL MLB 54 0 68.7 2 1 0 51 31 63 7 .259 118 6.7 4.1 0.9 8.3 48% .240 .231 1.19 3.99 4.19 111 4.49 110.0 0.0
2015 COL MLB 36 0 33.3 0 1 2 31 28 39 3 .274 111 8.4 7.6 0.8 10.5 59% .329 .282 1.77 4.51 4.86 104 5.38 125.7 -0.3
2016 CHA MLB 29 0 27.3 0 1 1 21 20 25 2 .254 104 6.9 6.6 0.7 8.2 50% .264 .235 1.50 4.42 2.63 115 5.43 120.2 -0.1
2017 CHA 0 37 0 36.0 1 3 0 28 7 60 3 .262 107 7.0 1.8 0.8 15.0 43% .352 .206 0.97 1.46 2.50 62 2.12 45.2 1.2
2017 NYA 0 32 0 26.7 1 1 0 25 10 36 1 .254 107 8.4 3.4 0.3 12.2 40% .364 .232 1.31 2.27 2.70 63 2.04 43.4 0.9
2018 NYA MLB 8 0 9.0 1 0 0 6 10 10 1 .251 106 6.0 10.0 1.0 10.0 42% .217 .281 1.78 5.65 7.00 93 3.29 75.4 0.2
2017 TOT MLB 69 0 62.7 2 4 0 53 17 96 4 .258 107 7.6 2.4 0.6 13.8 42% .358 .218 1.12 1.81 2.59 62 2.09 44.4 2.2
CareerMLB1960201.057316210623317.2601117.34.70.810.448%.290.2391.333.533.72964.1295.71.5

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 STA A- 11 0 16.0 0 0 3 3 5 25 0 .253 97 1.7 2.8 0.0 14.1 38% .115 .108 0.50 1.83 0.56 80 2.63 57.8
2011 CSC A 40 0 81.0 3 5 2 69 49 112 1 .259 102 7.7 5.4 0.1 12.4 48% .340 .247 1.46 2.77 4.22 85 3.24 66.6
2012 TAM A+ 30 0 55.0 2 1 6 30 24 72 3 .245 108 4.9 3.9 0.5 11.8 35% .223 .189 0.98 2.90 2.45 80 2.37 52.9
2012 TRN AA 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 .254 101 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .333 .184 1.00 1.19 0.00 88 2.97 67.0
2013 TRN AA 46 0 60.0 1 3 15 38 45 74 4 .264 95 5.7 6.8 0.6 11.1 45% .254 .227 1.38 3.96 2.85 103 6.06 132.1
2014 COL MLB 54 0 68.7 2 1 0 51 31 63 7 .259 118 6.7 4.1 0.9 8.3 48% .240 .231 1.19 3.99 4.19 111 4.49 110.0
2015 COL MLB 36 0 33.3 0 1 2 31 28 39 3 .274 111 8.4 7.6 0.8 10.5 59% .329 .282 1.77 4.51 4.86 104 5.38 125.7
2015 ABQ AAA 21 0 27.0 1 3 6 19 12 28 3 .263 114 6.3 4.0 1.0 9.3 38% .235 .218 1.15 4.41 4.67 97 5.09 104.7
2016 CHA MLB 29 0 27.3 0 1 1 21 20 25 2 .254 104 6.9 6.6 0.7 8.2 50% .264 .235 1.50 4.42 2.63 115 5.43 120.2
2016 CHR AAA 23 0 27.0 1 1 7 17 12 36 0 .250 5.7 4.0 0.0 12.0 48% .283 .193 1.07 1.94 3.00 74 2.05 50.7
2017 CHA MLB 37 0 36.0 1 3 0 28 7 60 3 .262 107 7.0 1.8 0.8 15.0 43% .352 .206 0.97 1.46 2.50 62 2.12 45.2
2017 NYA MLB 32 0 26.7 1 1 0 25 10 36 1 .254 107 8.4 3.4 0.3 12.2 40% .364 .232 1.31 2.27 2.70 63 2.04 43.4
2018 NYA MLB 8 0 9.0 1 0 0 6 10 10 1 .251 106 6.0 10.0 1.0 10.0 42% .217 .281 1.78 5.65 7.00 93 3.29 75.4
2018 CSC A 1 1 2.0 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 .280 85 13.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 67% .400 .374 1.50 7.98 4.50 96 4.12 88.4
2018 SWB AAA 6 0 6.0 1 1 0 6 3 9 1 .246 9.0 4.5 1.5 13.5 33% .357 .296 1.50 3.99 4.50 66 1.45 32.4

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
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 189 0.3915 0.4286 0.5679 0.7297 0.2348 0.6296 0.4444 0.4321
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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
2018 NYA $1,312,500
2017 CHA $
2016 CHA $
2015 COL $
2014 COL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
2018Current$1,312,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,812,500
2 yrTotal$1,812,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 15 dBallengee Group1 year/$1.3125M (2018)

Details
  • 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.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .205 .329 .318 .238
11 vs R (Multi) .231 .351 .374 .254
18 Split (Multi) -.026 -.023 -.056 -.016
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .143 .318 .257 .218
31 vs R (2016) .250 .360 .375 .245
38 Split (2016) -.107 -.042 -.118 -.027
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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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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