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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-24-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight232 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.02015
0.12016
-0.32017
2018
-0.32019
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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 HOU MLB 17 2 35.3 1 3 0 41 12 20 4 96 10.4 3.1 1.0 5.1 0% .316 1.50 4.60 4.58 102 3.95 96.9 0.3
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 9.0 0 0 0 5 4 5 1 107 5.0 4.0 1.0 5.0 0% .154 1.00 5.10 2.00 115 4.30 100.3 0.0
2016 CHN MLB 2 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 1 4 1 95 4.5 1.5 1.5 6.0 50% .133 0.67 4.51 1.50 97 4.18 92.5 0.1
2017 CIN MLB 5 0 14.3 0 0 0 24 7 4 1 15.1 4.4 0.6 2.5 59% .371 2.16 5.62 8.16 116 6.89 146.6 -0.3
CareerMLB29364.723073243377610.23.31.04.660%.3201.504.894.731074.67108.00.1

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 TCV A- NYP 14 14 61.0 4 5 0 69 11 42 3 101 10.2 1.6 0.4 6.2 0% .333 1.31 3.56 4.28 0 0.00 0.0
2011 LNC A+ CAL 25 25 158.7 5 10 0 157 35 102 10 107 8.9 2.0 0.6 5.8 0% .286 1.21 4.25 3.91 93 3.19 65.2
2011 CCH AA TEX 1 1 7.0 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 104 7.7 1.3 0.0 2.6 0% .250 1.00 3.23 1.29 105 3.74 76.4
2012 CCH AA TEX 27 19 134.3 5 9 0 171 33 83 11 101 11.5 2.2 0.7 5.6 0% .346 1.52 3.97 4.96 103 6.34 132.0
2012 OKL AAA PCL 3 1 8.0 0 1 0 17 5 5 1 84 19.1 5.6 1.1 5.6 0% .500 2.75 5.91 10.13 117 9.53 198.4
2013 CCH AA TEX 18 13 82.0 7 2 1 67 9 44 4 108 7.4 1.0 0.4 4.8 0% .250 0.93 3.01 2.09 94 3.16 68.6
2013 OKL AAA PCL 12 12 76.3 5 5 0 85 13 55 6 95 10.0 1.5 0.7 6.5 0% .326 1.28 3.65 3.89 89 4.00 86.9
2014 HOU MLB AL 17 2 35.3 1 3 0 41 12 20 4 96 10.4 3.1 1.0 5.1 0% .316 1.50 4.60 4.58 102 3.95 96.9
2014 OKL AAA PCL 16 15 88.3 7 5 0 95 16 46 7 94 9.7 1.6 0.7 4.7 0% .296 1.26 4.32 3.87 97 4.11 87.0
2015 HOU MLB AL 5 0 9.0 0 0 0 5 4 5 1 107 5.0 4.0 1.0 5.0 0% .154 1.00 5.10 2.00 115 4.30 100.3
2015 FRE AAA PCL 30 7 81.3 5 5 3 101 22 46 5 107 11.2 2.4 0.6 5.1 0% .338 1.51 4.18 4.76 99 5.19 113.8
2016 CHN MLB NL 2 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 1 4 1 95 4.5 1.5 1.5 6.0 50% .133 0.67 4.51 1.50 97 4.18 92.5
2016 IOW AAA PCL 24 22 141.0 12 8 0 154 38 105 6 93 9.8 2.4 0.4 6.7 61% .329 1.36 3.78 4.34 94 4.56 100.8
2017 CIN MLB NL 5 0 14.3 0 0 0 24 7 4 1 15.1 4.4 0.6 2.5 59% .371 2.16 5.62 8.16 116 6.89 146.6
2017 IOW AAA PCL 8 8 41.7 2 2 0 49 19 29 5 98 10.6 4.1 1.1 6.3 51% .324 1.63 5.40 4.75 93 4.95 105.3
2017 LOU AAA INT 2 0 2.7 0 1 0 4 1 4 1 13.5 3.4 3.4 13.5 50% .429 1.88 6.34 6.75 93 4.19 89.1
2017 RNO AAA PCL 11 11 61.3 5 0 0 61 9 38 2 116 9.0 1.3 0.3 5.6 52% .292 1.14 3.44 4.26 95 4.81 102.3
2018 RNO AAA PCL 27 26 156.7 11 9 0 190 47 86 9 114 10.9 2.7 0.5 4.9 49% .336 1.51 4.46 5.17 103 5.30 112.1
2019 FRE AAA PCL 4 0 4.7 0 0 0 8 2 3 0 15.4 3.9 0.0 5.8 50% .500 2.14 5.08 9.64 105 6.24 128.3
2019 LVG AAA PCL 20 20 99.3 3 6 0 125 34 71 24 108 11.3 3.1 2.2 6.4 47% .323 1.60 6.80 6.16 110 5.99 123.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 556 0.4856 0.4424 0.7764 0.5963 0.2972 0.8385 0.6588 0.2236
2015 137 0.4234 0.4672 0.8438 0.7241 0.2785 0.9524 0.6364 0.1563
2016 82 0.3902 0.4512 0.7568 0.6563 0.3200 0.9048 0.5625 0.2432
2017 234 0.5385 0.4701 0.8818 0.6111 0.3056 0.9091 0.8182 0.1182
Career10090.48170.45290.80840.62200.29850.87570.68490.1916

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
2011-08-16 2011-08-27 Minors 11 9 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 OAK $
2018 ARI $
2017 CIN $
2016 CHN $
2015 HOU $
2014 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 161 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/14/18 (minor-league contract). Released by Oakland 7/30/19. Signed by Washington as a free agent 8/23/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/26/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17. Claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 5/25/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/22/17. DFA by Cincinnati 6/27/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/29/17 (refused assignment). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/6/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Released by Houston 3/31/16. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15. DFA by Houston 9/1/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Houston 6/21/14.
  • Drafted by Houston 2010 (8-243) (NC State). $0.12M 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 22.4 0 0.2 32 22 143.8 129 41 83 17 .250 1.18 4.04 4.47 -18.9 -2.1
80o 20.7 0 0.1 31 21 137.7 130 42 79 17 .260 1.25 4.36 4.83 -23.3 -2.5
70o 19.6 0 0.1 30 20 133.4 131 42 76 17 .268 1.30 4.60 5.1 -26.3 -2.9
60o 18.6 0 0.1 29 20 129.7 131 42 74 17 .274 1.34 4.81 5.33 -28.7 -3.1
50o 17.7 0 0.1 28 19 126.4 132 42 72 17 .280 1.38 5.00 5.55 -30.9 -3.4
40o 16.8 0 0.1 27 19 123.0 132 43 70 17 .286 1.42 5.19 5.78 -33.0 -3.6
30o 15.9 0 0.1 27 18 119.5 133 43 68 17 .293 1.47 5.40 6.01 -35.0 -3.8
20o 14.9 0 0.1 26 18 115.5 133 43 66 17 .300 1.52 5.65 6.3 -37.3 -4.1
10o 13.5 0 0.1 24 17 110.0 133 43 63 17 .311 1.60 6.00 6.7 -40.1 -4.4
Weighted Mean17.700.12819126.3131427217.2791.374.985.53-30.6-3.3

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