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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
7.7 4.44 1.43 7 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date1-14-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age30 years, 7 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
2016
-0.32017
0.32018
0.02019
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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
2017 TBA MLB 12 0 8.3 1 0 0 9 4 4 2 9.7 4.3 2.2 4.3 61% .269 1.56 8.18 6.48 144 8.19 174.4 -0.3
2018 TBA MLB 31 0 34.3 1 0 2 38 5 19 0 102 10.0 1.3 0.0 5.0 59% .328 1.25 2.61 3.93 100 4.25 95.0 0.3
2019 LAN 0 7 0 3.3 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 94 8.1 2.7 0.0 2.7 83% .250 1.20 3.50 0.00 97 5.86 112.1 0.0
2019 TBA 0 54 0 43.3 4 3 1 39 14 36 6 96 8.1 2.9 1.2 7.5 65% .264 1.22 4.52 3.95 96 3.78 77.7 0.8
2019 TOT MLB 61 0 46.7 5 3 1 42 15 37 6 95 8.1 2.9 1.2 7.1 66% .263 1.22 4.45 3.66 96 3.93 80.2 0.7
CareerMLB104089.37338924608899.02.40.86.063%.2901.264.094.031024.4594.70.7

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 BRO A- NYP 17 0 28.0 2 1 1 16 14 30 3 5.1 4.5 1.0 9.6 0% .194 1.07 4.42 2.89 0 0.00 0.0
2010 KNG Rk APL 5 0 9.3 0 0 0 3 3 15 1 2.9 2.9 1.0 14.5 0% .143 0.65 2.98 3.87 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SAV A SAL 21 1 52.7 7 0 5 41 19 55 1 100 7.0 3.2 0.2 9.4 0% .286 1.14 3.10 2.22 86 4.02 82.2
2011 SLU A+ FSL 5 0 7.3 0 1 0 13 4 3 0 16.0 4.9 0.0 3.7 0% .406 2.32 4.19 7.36 116 7.66 156.4
2012 SLU A+ FSL 44 0 57.0 1 3 18 49 21 70 3 7.7 3.3 0.5 11.1 0% .322 1.23 2.83 2.37 74 3.16 65.9
2012 BIN AA EAS 6 0 6.3 2 0 1 10 4 8 2 14.2 5.7 2.8 11.4 0% .444 2.21 6.67 5.68 107 7.17 149.3
2012 SUR Wnt AFL 9 0 12.3 0 0 0 19 5 8 1 13.9 3.6 0.7 5.8 0% .409 1.95 4.89 2.92 0 0.00 0.0
2013 BIN AA EAS 44 0 63.0 3 3 1 47 22 63 3 6.7 3.1 0.4 9.0 0% .265 1.10 3.08 1.71 85 2.79 60.7
2013 LVG AAA PCL 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0 11.3 6.8 0.0 2.3 0% .313 2.00 6.81 11.25 118 6.70 145.6
2014 BIN AA EAS 48 0 56.3 1 2 2 77 21 43 2 12.3 3.4 0.3 6.9 0% .364 1.74 3.72 6.07 99 7.00 148.2
2015 BIN AA EAS 51 1 67.0 2 4 1 59 28 61 4 99 7.9 3.8 0.5 8.2 0% .287 1.30 3.61 4.43 98 4.30 94.2
2015 CAR Wnt PWL 22 0 19.3 1 2 0 18 12 12 2 8.4 5.6 0.9 5.6 0% .281 1.55 4.92 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MNT AA SOU 13 0 19.0 3 2 0 14 12 17 0 6.6 5.7 0.0 8.1 66% .250 1.37 3.73 3.32 103 4.03 88.9
2016 DUR AAA INT 34 0 41.3 0 2 2 28 23 46 1 6.1 5.0 0.2 10.0 69% .270 1.23 3.21 3.05 90 3.15 69.5
2017 TBA MLB AL 12 0 8.3 1 0 0 9 4 4 2 9.7 4.3 2.2 4.3 61% .269 1.56 8.18 6.48 144 8.19 174.4
2017 DUR AAA INT 41 0 43.7 3 4 2 37 16 46 0 7.6 3.3 0.0 9.5 74% .311 1.21 2.54 1.65 85 3.84 81.8
2018 TBA MLB AL 31 0 34.3 1 0 2 38 5 19 0 102 10.0 1.3 0.0 5.0 59% .328 1.25 2.61 3.93 100 4.25 95.0
2018 DUR AAA INT 31 1 44.7 5 1 4 35 12 52 1 99 7.1 2.4 0.2 10.5 64% .306 1.05 2.23 1.61 74 2.91 61.6
2019 LAN MLB NL 7 0 3.3 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 94 8.1 2.7 0.0 2.7 83% .250 1.20 3.50 0.00 97 5.86 112.1
2019 TBA MLB AL 54 0 43.3 4 3 1 39 14 36 6 96 8.1 2.9 1.2 7.5 65% .264 1.22 4.52 3.95 96 3.78 77.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2017 143 0.4685 0.4196 0.8333 0.6716 0.1974 0.8889 0.6667 0.1667
2018 504 0.5000 0.4940 0.7952 0.6190 0.3690 0.8846 0.6452 0.2048
2019 689 0.4006 0.4528 0.7788 0.6196 0.3414 0.8538 0.6879 0.2212
Career13360.44540.46480.79080.62490.33640.86920.66950.2092

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
2020 LAN $
2019 TBA $560,800
2018 TBA $
2017 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$560,800
1 yrTotal$560,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 112 d1 year/$560,800 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$560,800 (2019). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/19 with $180,903 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/6/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/17/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Atlanta 3/24/17. Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/27/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/27/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 9/4/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 10/25/15 (minor-league contract). Selected by Tampa Bay from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15.
  • Released by NY Mets 10/5/15.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2010 (11-332) (Maryland).

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 0.4 0.3 0 7 0 22.4 18 8 21 2 .255 1.15 3.29 3.44 1.0 0.1
80o 0.4 0.3 0 7 0 17.1 15 7 16 2 .270 1.24 3.68 3.85 0.7 0.1
70o 0.4 0.4 0 7 0 13.5 12 6 13 2 .280 1.31 3.97 4.15 0.4 0.0
60o 0.4 0.4 0 7 0 10.5 10 5 10 1 .290 1.37 4.21 4.41 0.2 0.0
50o 0.4 0.4 0 7 0 7.7 8 3 7 1 .298 1.43 4.44 4.65 0.0 0.0
40o 0.4 0.4 0 7 0 5.0 5 2 5 1 .306 1.49 4.68 4.91 -0.2 0.0
30o 0.4 0.4 0 7 0 2.2 2 1 2 0 .316 1.55 4.93 5.18 -0.4 0.0
Weighted Mean0.40.40706.97361.2961.414.414.620.00.0

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2019 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20203121037040371937458.2961.414.274.638.44.38.40.90.2
20213221048051472447558.2931.404.314.688.34.38.30.90.2
20223321041043422040558.2961.434.374.748.74.28.31.00.2
20233421038041392038558.2961.454.424.808.64.48.41.10.1
20243521037039371936558.2951.444.444.828.54.48.31.20.1
20253621035037361834458.2981.474.444.828.84.48.31.00.1
20263721032034331631458.2991.464.514.898.84.38.31.10.1
20273821032034341632458.2981.464.524.908.94.28.41.00.1
20283921031033321630458.2981.454.554.948.74.48.21.10.0

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 66)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 82 Brian Schlitter 2016 0.00 DNP
2 78 Greg Burke 2013 7.67
3 74 Ryan Reid 2015 0.00 DNP
4 74 Kevin Cameron 2010 0.00 DNP
5 73 Dan Otero 2015 6.75
6 73 Richard Bleier 2017 3.27
7 73 Rich Rundles 2011 0.00 DNP
8 73 Kevin Chapman 2018 0.00 DNP
9 72 Jon Link 2014 0.00 DNP
10 72 Brad Ziegler 2010 3.56
11 72 Jason Gurka 2018 0.00 DNP
12 72 Michael Kirkman 2017 0.00 DNP
13 71 A.J. Morris 2017 0.00 DNP
14 71 John Church 2017 0.00 DNP
15 71 Sam Dyson 2018 2.94
16 71 Ross Wolf 2013 4.53
17 70 Ryan Speier 2010 0.00 DNP
18 70 Tommy Layne 2015 4.15
19 69 Mike Ekstrom 2014 0.00 DNP
20 69 Pedro Beato 2017 0.00
21 69 Philip Barzilla 2009 0.00 DNP
22 68 Scott Munter 2010 0.00 DNP
23 68 Scott Rice 2012 0.00 DNP
24 67 Joe Bateman 2010 0.00 DNP
25 67 Erik Cordier 2016 0.00 DNP
26 67 Vin Mazzaro 2017 0.00 DNP
27 67 Casey Coleman 2018 0.00 DNP
28 67 Sean Green 2009 4.65
29 67 Chris Martin 2016 0.00 DNP
30 67 Atahualpa Severino 2015 0.00 DNP
31 67 Jason Karnuth 2006 0.00 DNP
32 66 Jon Switzer 2010 0.00 DNP
33 66 Roy Corcoran 2010 0.00 DNP
34 66 Erik Davis 2017 0.00 DNP
35 66 Jose Valdez 2013 0.00 DNP
36 66 Buddy Boshers 2018 0.00 DNP
37 66 Rob Scahill 2017 5.64
38 66 Jake Petricka 2018 5.72
39 66 Jared Hughes 2016 3.64
40 66 Brandon Kloess 2015 0.00 DNP
41 66 Jeff Gray 2012 5.88
42 66 Alex Wilson 2017 5.10
43 65 Travis Blackley 2013 4.83
44 65 Saul Rivera 2008 4.39
45 65 Andy Oliver 2018 0.00 DNP
46 65 Jeremy Jeffress 2018 1.53
47 65 Cody Hall 2018 0.00 DNP
48 65 Andrew Robinson 2018 0.00 DNP
49 65 Derrick Loop 2014 0.00 DNP
50 65 Jumbo Diaz 2014 3.38
51 65 Randy Choate 2006 5.06
52 65 Steven Wright 2015 4.71
53 64 Jordan De Jong 2009 0.00 DNP
54 64 Sam Freeman 2017 2.85
55 64 Curtis Partch 2017 0.00 DNP
56 64 Tim Dillard 2014 0.00 DNP
57 64 Donnie Veal 2015 14.54
58 64 Jarrett Grube 2012 0.00 DNP
59 64 Joe Martinez 2013 1.80
60 64 Dusty Hughes 2012 0.00 DNP
61 64 Jeremy Bleich 2017 0.00 DNP
62 64 Zach Phillips 2017 0.00 DNP
63 64 Gabe DeHoyos 2010 0.00 DNP
64 64 Dane De La Rosa 2013 3.36
65 64 Anthony Slama 2014 0.00 DNP
66 63 Luis Garcia 2017 2.78
67 63 Jose De La Torre 2016 0.00 DNP
68 63 Dalier Hinojosa 2016 3.27
69 63 Jake Robbins 2006 0.00 DNP
70 63 Bobby Korecky 2010 0.00 DNP
71 63 Bryan Morris 2017 6.86
72 63 Adam Liberatore 2017 2.70
73 63 Jess Todd 2016 0.00 DNP
74 63 Mike Koplove 2007 6.00
75 62 Ramon Troncoso 2013 6.60
76 62 Joe Paterson 2016 0.00 DNP
77 62 Justin Lehr 2008 0.00 DNP
78 62 Doug Slaten 2010 3.98
79 62 Blake Wood 2016 4.46
80 62 Timothy McNab 2010 0.00 DNP
81 62 Bobby LaFromboise 2016 0.00 DNP
82 62 Kelvin Marte 2018 0.00 DNP
83 62 Jason Kershner 2007 0.00 DNP
84 62 Adam Russell 2013 0.00 DNP
85 62 Mike McClendon 2015 0.00 DNP
86 62 Javier Lopez 2008 2.73
87 62 Merkin Valdez 2012 0.00 DNP
88 62 Dan Jennings 2017 3.88
89 61 Bo Schultz 2016 5.51
90 61 Lucas Luetge 2017 0.00 DNP
91 61 Lee Hyde 2015 0.00 DNP
92 61 Chad Paronto 2006 3.49
93 61 Ryan Kelly 2018 0.00 DNP
94 61 Jailen Peguero 2011 0.00 DNP
95 61 Warner Madrigal 2014 0.00 DNP
96 61 Buddy Baumann 2018 35.10
97 61 Cesar Ramos 2014 4.25
98 61 Chris Oxspring 2007 0.00 DNP
99 61 Cory Burns 2018 0.00 DNP
100 61 Rafael Perez 2012 3.52

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YearComment
2019  Due to publishing agreements, the 2019 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2019 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).
2018 Lefty Adam Kolarek can induce a ground ball from a fellow lefty with the best of them, but teams generally look for pitchers who can also do at least one other thing.

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