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Michael Feliz PPirates

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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-28-1993
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
Age25 years, 0 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
-0.12015
2.02016
1.32017
0.12018
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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
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 8.0 0 0 0 9 4 7 2 .264 104 10.1 4.5 2.2 7.9 38% .292 .307 1.62 6.47 7.88 109 5.35 125.0 -0.1
2016 HOU MLB 47 0 65.0 8 1 0 55 22 95 10 .255 100 7.6 3.0 1.4 13.2 42% .315 .235 1.18 3.19 4.43 72 2.31 51.1 2.0
2017 HOU MLB 46 0 48.0 4 2 0 53 22 70 8 .252 103 9.9 4.1 1.5 13.1 31% .381 .299 1.56 3.76 5.62 80 2.67 56.8 1.3
2018 PIT MLB 36 0 36.3 0 2 0 39 18 43 5 .265 98 9.7 4.5 1.2 10.7 33% .347 .295 1.57 4.11 5.70 108 5.14 116.1 -0.1
CareerMLB1340157.312501566621525.2571018.93.81.412.336%.342.2731.413.745.26873.3875.02.9

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-
2011 AST Rk 12 10 50.0 0 3 0 53 21 44 2 .253 101 9.5 3.8 0.4 7.9 52% .325 .278 1.48 3.48 4.32 97 4.52 95.1
2012 AST Rk 7 3 38.3 5 0 0 25 9 35 2 .256 94 5.9 2.1 0.5 8.2 55% .235 .192 0.89 3.06 1.64 82 0.84 19.8
2012 GRV Rk 6 6 26.3 1 1 0 28 14 28 1 .247 106 9.6 4.8 0.3 9.6 45% .351 .262 1.59 3.65 5.13 106 6.41 126.3
2013 TCV A- 14 10 69.0 4 2 1 53 13 78 2 .258 99 6.9 1.7 0.3 10.2 53% .288 .211 0.96 1.90 1.96 67 1.08 27.1
2014 QUD A 25 19 102.7 8 6 0 104 37 111 6 .257 99 9.1 3.2 0.5 9.7 41% .348 .274 1.37 3.30 4.03 94 4.45 99.4
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 8.0 0 0 0 9 4 7 2 .264 104 10.1 4.5 2.2 7.9 38% .292 .307 1.62 6.47 7.88 109 5.35 125.0
2015 LNC A+ 8 5 32.7 1 1 0 30 12 33 2 .278 109 8.3 3.3 0.6 9.1 48% .298 .280 1.29 3.84 4.41 97 4.06 82.2
2015 CCH AA 15 12 78.7 6 3 1 52 20 70 5 .252 108 5.9 2.3 0.6 8.0 43% .228 .185 0.92 3.10 2.17 87 2.87 63.8
2016 HOU MLB 47 0 65.0 8 1 0 55 22 95 10 .255 100 7.6 3.0 1.4 13.2 42% .315 .235 1.18 3.19 4.43 72 2.31 51.1
2016 FRE AAA 2 2 8.3 1 0 0 8 7 7 1 .259 104 8.6 7.6 1.1 7.6 44% .292 .286 1.80 6.12 9.72 105 5.70 115.9
2017 HOU MLB 46 0 48.0 4 2 0 53 22 70 8 .252 103 9.9 4.1 1.5 13.1 31% .381 .299 1.56 3.76 5.62 80 2.67 56.8
2017 QUD A 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .278 104 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 .004 0.00 -0.51 0.00 96 4.16 92.0
2017 CCH AA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .275 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .190 1.00 4.31 0.00 96 4.78 107.2
2018 PIT MLB 36 0 36.3 0 2 0 39 18 43 5 .265 98 9.7 4.5 1.2 10.7 33% .347 .295 1.57 4.11 5.70 108 5.14 116.1

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
2015 174 0.4598 0.5287 0.7500 0.7625 0.3298 0.8033 0.6452 0.2500
2016 1147 0.4725 0.4481 0.6770 0.6347 0.2810 0.7529 0.5235 0.3230
2017 903 0.5083 0.4718 0.6761 0.6710 0.2658 0.7468 0.4915 0.3239
2018 725 0.4717 0.4510 0.7768 0.6462 0.2768 0.8281 0.6698 0.2232
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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
2014-04-27 2014-05-08 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PIT $575,500
2017 HOU $546,200
2016 HOU $508,200
2015 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,054,400
2018Current$575,500
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,629,900
3 yrTotal$1,629,900

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 38 d1 year/$0.5755M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5755M (2018). Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Houston 1/13/18. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Houston 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5082M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Houston 11/20/14. Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • Signed by Houston 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.4M signing bonus.
  • Previous contract with Oakland ($0.8M signing bonus) was voided.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .238 .306 .410 .259
11 vs R (Multi) .217 .277 .359 .222
18 Split (Multi) .021 .029 .050 .037
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .237 .302 .404 .256
31 vs R (2016) .212 .271 .348 .216
38 Split (2016) .025 .031 .055 .040
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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DateQuestionAnswer
2018-01-23 23:00:00 (link to chat)As the Pirates ship out established players for spare parts, are there any prospects, pre-existing or acquired, whose prominence for the 2018 season has accordingly risen, from either an MLB or a fantasy perspective?
(Bernie A from Yinzers with sad faces)
Yeah, we wrote a good amount about this in the various TAs in the wake of the Cutch and Cole deals, but in general, pretty much everyone who arrived in Pitt saw their outlooks improve. Moran'll get a shot to show whether his swing overhaul and improved launch angles can translate against big-league pitching in a longer look. Michael Feliz has closer-type stuff, he could emerge with some fantasy value if he can take a next step with his mechanical consistency. Musgrove's probably the biggest beneficiary in the immediate, as he'll get a shot to stick in a rotation now, under the tutelage of a pitching coach who has thrived repeatedly with pitchers who work off of similar skill sets. I like him as an NL-only play. Bryan Reynolds is pretty boring as a fantasy prospect, but his ETA probably bumps a bit in the Burgh. Even Jason Martin'll get a shot in the nearer term at holding down a 25-man role, there's some moderately interesting speed and pop there.

Then beyond the new arrivals, Adam Frazier probably starts the year as a starting outfielder now, which is good for his owners, and Jordan Luplow might get a shot to show what he can do as more than just a weak-side platoon until Meadows proves he can stay on the field and is ready to contribute. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)Owning an 8 and 1 record with a 4.61 ERA in relief, can we safely award the Stros' Michael Feliz with this year's Win Vulture award?
(Paul from DC)
Mychal Givens is 8-1 with a 3.52 ERA, so not that far behind. But yeah, looking like it. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-03-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)I believe you focus on CAL players. Did you get a chance to see Michael Feliz and if so, what do you think his chances are to remain in the rotation? Thanks.
(Jon from CA)
I do! And I did! Briefly, but he's an imposing dude on the bump and he backs it up with a legit FB in the mid-90's. Not the most repeatable delivery, SL is inconsistent but bites hard when he snaps it off right. Not a great CH. I'd keep him in the rotation as long as possible, but I think ultimately he's a dude with the body, stuff, and countenance to evolve into a high-leverage reliever (and a good one). (Wilson Karaman)
2015-12-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Weekly trade question with Aroldis Chapman. What realistic prospects would make sense from Astros and Nationals ?? Thanks !
(Kevin from Cincy)
From the Nationals, anyone but Giolito, Turner and Robles would be on the table I think. For the Astros? Maybe a Mark Appel scenery change makes sense. Or a Michael Feliz or Colin Moran. Trading for relievers is tricky, even when they're stupid good like Chapman. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-02-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)Considering the fact that most would argue that a #3/4 type starter is more valuable than a shutdown closer, what is the argument for Nick Burdi being on the list ahead of young arms like Joe Ross,Michael Feliz and Edwin Diaz? Is there a big difference between the arms I listed and pitchers like Kyle Freeland and Grant Holmes?
(Brandon from AZ)
Probability (though I'd maybe quibble with the statement that a #4 starter is more valuable with a true shutdown reliever). Burdi's likelihood of being a shutdown closer is much greater than the probability that Ross/Feliz/Diaz become mid-rotation arms. And he's closer, from a developmental standpoint, as well. Upside/probability combo favors both Freeland/Holmes over the trio you mentioned, and I'd be willing to bet Freeland/Holmes could both handle themselves in a big league pen right now, which I wouldn't necessarily say with the same conviction for Ross/Feliz/Diaz. (Top 101 Chat)
2014-11-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Lots of intrigue around the Astros almost not protecting Michael Feliz to the 40 man. What can you tell us about him? Does he have mid-rotation or better upside?
(Jack from Tex)
I didn't have an issue with their process, and I don't see the reason why anyone would. They have until the clock strikes zero to protect someone, which is what they did. I think the Astros are unfairly attacked sometimes.

I haven't seen Feliz in a few years, but he's now gone with a harder arsenal in SL/2S. It's a good arm, but I am not convinced that he is a SP long term. Command can waver at times. (Tucker Blair)
2014-04-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could you give 3 prospects right now that you think will make it to top 100 prospects lists by this time next year? Players making big jumps?
(Luis from Nowhere near Brooklyn)
Michael Feliz, J.P. Crawford, and Lewis Thorpe, to name a few. Just guessing. (Jeff Moore)
2013-10-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Without seeing him at higher levels, initial projected ceiling for Astros' RHP Michael Feliz?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
He's a reliever long-term; potential impact potential. (Jason Parks)


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