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IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-22-1988
Height6' 6"
Weight240 lbs
Age29 years, 10 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
0.52014
0.72015
3.82016
2.82017
-2.32018
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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
2011 COL MLB 4 4 18.3 2 1 0 19 5 13 0 .257 107 9.3 2.5 0.0 6.4 50% .328 .240 1.31 2.55 5.40 108 4.82 111.9 0.1
2012 COL MLB 22 22 96.7 2 9 0 97 46 83 14 .257 120 9.0 4.3 1.3 7.7 45% .289 .268 1.48 4.85 4.93 122 6.80 155.9 -1.8
2013 COL MLB 8 4 21.7 0 4 0 25 19 19 4 .253 116 10.4 7.9 1.7 7.9 55% .339 .313 2.03 6.43 6.23 117 6.73 161.2 -0.5
2014 OAK MLB 20 10 69.0 5 4 0 51 26 64 7 .261 95 6.7 3.4 0.9 8.3 48% .244 .231 1.12 3.79 2.35 98 4.11 100.7 0.5
2015 OAK MLB 53 9 86.0 5 6 3 71 31 82 8 .264 100 7.4 3.2 0.8 8.6 43% .266 .245 1.19 3.59 3.66 98 4.17 97.5 0.7
2016 BOS 0 14 13 68.7 3 5 0 70 24 71 14 .258 109 9.2 3.1 1.8 9.3 47% .306 .262 1.37 4.73 4.59 92 3.99 88.3 1.1
2016 SDN 0 17 17 102.0 8 7 0 67 41 115 8 .261 93 5.9 3.6 0.7 10.1 50% .240 .220 1.06 3.18 2.47 78 3.06 67.6 2.7
2017 BOS MLB 32 32 173.7 17 6 0 166 69 174 19 .263 105 8.6 3.6 1.0 9.0 45% .310 .253 1.35 3.81 3.32 89 4.15 88.4 2.8
2018 BOS MLB 26 11 74.0 2 6 0 87 44 66 12 .263 107 10.6 5.4 1.5 8.0 39% .344 .305 1.77 5.46 6.08 122 7.90 176.4 -2.3
2016 TOT MLB 31 30 170.7 11 12 0 137 65 186 22 .260 99 7.2 3.4 1.2 9.8 49% .268 .237 1.18 3.80 3.32 84 3.43 75.9 3.8
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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 COL MLB 4 4 18.3 2 1 0 19 5 13 0 .257 107 9.3 2.5 0.0 6.4 50% .328 .240 1.31 2.55 5.40 108 4.82 111.9
2011 KIN A+ 15 15 77.0 3 2 0 56 32 95 2 .247 95 6.5 3.7 0.2 11.1 51% .295 .202 1.14 2.38 1.87 0 0.00 0.0
2011 AKR AA 3 3 14.0 0 1 0 10 6 17 1 .273 84 6.4 3.9 0.6 10.9 29% .273 .230 1.14 3.19 2.57 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TUL AA 2 2 10.0 1 0 0 2 0 7 0 .256 106 1.8 0.0 0.0 6.3 24% .080 .055 0.20 1.97 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 COL MLB 22 22 96.7 2 9 0 97 46 83 14 .257 120 9.0 4.3 1.3 7.7 45% .289 .268 1.48 4.85 4.93 122 6.80 155.9
2012 TUL AA 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 .250 102 9.0 2.2 0.0 9.0 62% .308 .262 1.25 2.77 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 CSP AAA 9 9 46.7 4 4 0 52 20 46 2 .263 111 10.0 3.9 0.4 8.9 55% .347 .252 1.54 3.53 2.51 0 0.00 0.0
2013 COL MLB 8 4 21.7 0 4 0 25 19 19 4 .253 116 10.4 7.9 1.7 7.9 55% .339 .313 2.03 6.43 6.23 117 6.73 161.2
2013 TUL AA 1 1 5.3 0 1 0 10 1 5 2 .263 102 16.9 1.7 3.4 8.4 43% .421 .405 2.06 6.61 11.81 0 0.00 0.0
2013 CSP AAA 15 15 85.7 8 1 0 83 33 96 6 .267 116 8.7 3.5 0.6 10.1 47% .338 .237 1.35 3.49 4.20 0 0.00 0.0
2014 OAK MLB 20 10 69.0 5 4 0 51 26 64 7 .261 95 6.7 3.4 0.9 8.3 48% .244 .231 1.12 3.79 2.35 98 4.11 100.7
2014 SAC AAA 8 8 46.3 3 1 0 45 17 54 6 .264 91 8.7 3.3 1.2 10.5 42% .325 .247 1.34 4.14 3.69 96 3.74 75.9
2015 OAK MLB 53 9 86.0 5 6 3 71 31 82 8 .264 100 7.4 3.2 0.8 8.6 43% .266 .245 1.19 3.59 3.66 98 4.17 97.5
2015 STO A+ 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .255 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 67% .000 -.007 0.00 0.78 0.00 121 3.98 89.5
2016 BOS MLB 14 13 68.7 3 5 0 70 24 71 14 .258 109 9.2 3.1 1.8 9.3 47% .306 .262 1.37 4.73 4.59 92 3.99 88.3
2016 SDN MLB 17 17 102.0 8 7 0 67 41 115 8 .261 93 5.9 3.6 0.7 10.1 50% .240 .220 1.06 3.18 2.47 78 3.06 67.6
2017 BOS MLB 32 32 173.7 17 6 0 166 69 174 19 .263 105 8.6 3.6 1.0 9.0 45% .310 .253 1.35 3.81 3.32 89 4.15 88.4
2018 BOS MLB 26 11 74.0 2 6 0 87 44 66 12 .263 107 10.6 5.4 1.5 8.0 39% .344 .305 1.77 5.46 6.08 122 7.90 176.4
2018 PME AA 1 1 5.3 1 0 0 4 3 4 1 .278 107 6.8 5.1 1.7 6.8 27% .214 .237 1.31 5.94 3.38 121 6.87 145.9
2018 PAW AAA 5 5 19.7 0 2 0 16 13 12 7 .255 95 7.3 5.9 3.2 5.5 58% .173 .304 1.47 8.72 5.49 108 4.81 97.5

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
2011 266 0.5865 0.4098 0.8807 0.5513 0.2091 0.9535 0.6087 0.1193
2012 1694 0.4917 0.4339 0.7687 0.6074 0.2660 0.8241 0.6463 0.2313
2013 413 0.4988 0.4213 0.7931 0.5388 0.3043 0.8649 0.6667 0.2069
2014 1121 0.4969 0.4326 0.7835 0.5978 0.2695 0.8649 0.6053 0.2165
2015 1429 0.4990 0.4703 0.7381 0.6438 0.2975 0.7800 0.6479 0.2619
2016 2824 0.4809 0.4529 0.7389 0.6171 0.3008 0.8437 0.5397 0.2611
2017 3043 0.4709 0.4420 0.7591 0.6190 0.2845 0.8354 0.6114 0.2409
2018 1447 0.4464 0.4368 0.8196 0.6517 0.2634 0.8955 0.6682 0.1804
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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
2014-06-17 2014-07-13 15-DL 26 24 Right Hand Fracture -
2014-02-15 2014-02-19 Camp 4 0 - General Medical Other Ingrown Hair - -
2013-07-23 2013-09-06 15-DL 45 41 Left Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendonitis - -
2012-08-12 2012-08-19 DTD 7 7 Left Arm Soreness Biceps - -
2012-07-21 2012-07-27 DTD 6 5 Left Arm Soreness - -
2012-05-07 2012-05-13 DTD 6 5 Right Thigh Contusion Quadriceps - -
2012-04-27 2012-04-27 DTD 0 0 Left Forearm Tightness - -
2012-03-14 2012-03-26 Camp 12 0 Right Hip Tightness - -
2012-02-28 2012-03-03 Camp 4 0 Left Thumb Abrasion - -
2011-08-23 2011-09-05 Minors 13 13 - Abdomen Surgery Appendix - -
2011-04-25 2011-04-25 Minors 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 BOS $8,500,000
2017 BOS $4,450,000
2016 SDN $1,350,000
2015 OAK $517,500
2014 OAK $505,000
2013 COL $
2012 COL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$6,822,500
2018Current$8,500,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$15,322,500
5 yrTotal$15,322,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 13 dCAA Sports1 year/$8.5M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2018). Re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$4.45M (2017). Re-signed by Boston 1/24/17 (avoided arbitration, $5.7M-$3.6M).
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2016). Re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 7/14/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/2/15.
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014). Signed by Oakland 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 8/16/11 (player to be named in 7/30/11 Ubaldo Jimenez deal). Contract purchased by Colorado 9/11/11.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2010 (1-5) (Mississippi). Signed 8/16/10, $2.65M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .218 .291 .304 .230
11 vs R (Multi) .220 .295 .385 .244
18 Split (Multi) -.002 -.004 -.081 -.014
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .240 .314 .329 .244
31 vs R (2016) .209 .281 .381 .235
38 Split (2016) .030 .033 -.052 .009
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-10-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'm not looking at radar/talking to groundscrew (I assume Gary is) so if they bring him in and this game gets delayed for a long time, this is an unspeakably irreparable mistake
(Brades from Bus stop)
I'm fine with it. He's far better than Kelly (or even Drew Pomeranz, if they had thought of that), and with Porcello's lackluster start, this was going to be a game decided by the bullpen anyway. (Brett Cowett)
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did any of the trades this deadline seem very overbalanced to you? I personally thought the Reds didn't get full value for Bruce, and the Dodgers gave up a little too much for Hill/Reddick, but obviously teams have way more info than the general baseball public
(Dan from Oakland)
The main concerns from the baseball-writing public seems to be around the price of relievers, but I think we are just behind the curve on viewing leverage. Starters aren't going as deep, there's a ton of playoff games to grind through, and the ability to shorten games and play matchups is key. I imagine there is a bit of copycatting the Royals too. As for the trades you mentioned, the price for rental starters is always high, and the demand will always find a supply, even if it is Drew Pomeranz and Rich Hill. I have no idea what to make of the Bruce trade. He was replacement level in 14-15. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-06-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)What team is the worst at developing pitchers? The Indians system has a lot of hype, but the pitchers they have taken in the top 90 since 2002 have combined for only 3.2 WAR in an Indians uniform (excluding the 6.1 WAR they got from trading Pomeranz/White for Ubaldo). The list is depressing: Jeremy Guthrie, Brian Solcum, Adam Miller, Jeremy Sowers, Justin Hoyman, Scott Lewis, David Huff, Steven Wright (traded for Lars Anderson), Trey Haley, Alex White, Drew Pomeranz, Dillon Howard, Mitch Brown, Dace Kime...are you as depressed as I am yet? No? How about the fact only Sowers and Huff had at least 1 career WAR for the Indians, making them probably the 2nd or 3rd best in a group of 14 picks.
(Truganini from CO)
I wouldn't say there are specific teams that you know are bad at developing pitchers but there are some concerns. Seeems like Baltimore has had some recent bad luck with Dylan Bundy, Hunter Harvey, and Kevin Gausman just to name a few. Obviously Colorado has had its own troubles with Tyler Anderson, Tyler Matzek, Mike Nikorak (at least right now), Drew Pomeranz, Christian Friedrich, and Peter Tago. -SG (Live Draft Chat)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Currently running a rotation with Arrieta, Chen, Karns, and pray for rain in a deep league (20 w/ 40 man) 5x5. Can you give me a list of 5 so SP trade targets that you see having value over cost ROS? Thanks...
(Jim from North 40)
Guy who won't break the bank: Rick Porcello, Rich Hill, Drew Pomeranz, J.A. Happ, Matt Andriese just to name a few. (George Bissell)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)I've got some old/slumping outfielders I wouldn't mind moving in my 12-team dynasty. So: (1) which guys are the best bet to bounce back, and (2) who represents the best flip/sell low candidate? Brett Gardner, Alex Gordon, Ender Inciarte, Carlos Gomez, and Michael Taylor Second question (can I have two??): Drew Pomeranz - sell high or hang on?
(Will from Daytona)
Absolutely keep Drew Pomeranz. The knuckle curve is really something. I'm not really a huge fan of anyone in that group of outfielders, but I think I would keep Gardner, Gordon and Inciarte for now. I'm really out on Michael Taylor (was never really in there to be honest) and I'm really worried about Gomez. The injuries are one thing, but if he's struggling even when he's healthy and also getting hurt, it's a problem. It doesn't help that a lot of his value is built on a power/speed combo. If the speed declines due to age and injury, he's loses so much value it's scary. I'm out there. (George Bissell)
2015-08-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)If you were Oakland, is there anyone from this bullpen that you would want on the team next season?
(Jeff from San Francisco)
Sure, Drew Pomeranz has been pretty good since he joined the 'pen. (Greg Wellemeyer)
2015-01-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)How do you see the A's rotation battle sorting out between Drew Pomeranz, Jesse Chavez, Jesse Hahn, Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman, and Chris Bassitt?
(Dave from Chicago)
I'll bet they all end up starting at some point. The A's have two guys penciled in right (Gray and Kazmir)? That leaves these six guys for four spots, but only eight total starters. Most teams use at least eight starters over the course of a year, if not more. I don't know who will get the first shot out of spring training, but it doesn't matter much. You'll be glad to have this kind of depth at some point in July or August. (Jeff Moore)
2015-01-08 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who is your Corey Kluber of 2015??
(Bob from Cleveland)
There are a couple of questions like this that I don't quite know how to answer. The short answer is that I don't know yet. I really like Drew Pomeranz, I think he'll do big things in OAK. I see a lot of what I saw in Sonny Gray a few years ago in Marcus Stroman, so I like him to really blow up in 2015.

Beyond that, I'm not sure. Gausman stands to really improve if he throws his slider more. Look for some thoughts on this in my column over the next two months though. (Jeff Long)
2014-09-15 19:30:00 (link to chat)Which minor league players are most likely to start in the American League in 2015 that are either flying under the radar or have not been brought up. Thanks!
(Cinco bros from AZ)
For players who haven't come up yet, how about Rusney Castillo, Francisco Lindor, Chi Chi Gonzalez, Miguel Sano and Kyle Zimmer. For guys who are just under the radar, let's go with Nick Franklin, Mike Foltynewicz, Dylan Bundy, Drew Pomeranz, Daniel Norris and Oswaldo Arcia. (Ben Carsley)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)I have Segura, Wilin Rosario and Shelby Miller in a keeper league where they'll be cheap next year. Should I have any confidence that one or more of them will rebound? And would you hold on to any of them over Danny Duffy or Drew Pomeranz for the same price?
(Sjcolmus from Baltimore)
I like Duffy going forward. Would drop Rosario for him, and while I'm not optimistic on Segura, I'm hopeful he can rebound a bit. Pomeranz isn't very good. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-04-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is there a reason that Drew Pomeranz isn't getting a starting shot? Seems like he could be more useful as a starter than what they are using him at now
(Mark from OK)
My understanding is that Pomeranz has some work to do before the A's feel comfortable unleashing him with the exposure of a starter's workload. There are likely to be some developmental adjustments that reflect the A's tutelage, whether with his mechanics, approach, or preparation - I think that he will be up when he is ready. (Doug Thorburn)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)What gives with Drew Pomeranz? This guy was supposed to be an easy #2, and now he doesn't even get attention from evaluators. Is he ever going to get there?
(Johnny223 from Denver)
Get back to me in a couple weeks on this one. I should see him soon in Round Rock. If/when I do, I'll be writing it up for a Monday Morning Ten Pack, I'm sure. (Jason Cole)
2012-05-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)When will we see Wily Peralta and Drew Pomeranz back up this year and what can we expect out of them?
(Jerome from T Hills)
Estrada's been really good so no need for Peralta right now. Pomeranz facing the same issue with Friedrich looking excellent in his first two starts. I think we would see the normal ups and downs of rookies if/when both come back up. Nothing special immediately. (Paul Sporer)
2012-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much will the Rockies limit their pitchers this year? How will pitch in September? They have the young, Juan Nicasio, Drew Pomeranz, and Chacin. They have the old in Jamie Moyer.
(will.I.ain't from roaming)
I'd bet that Pomeranz, who threw about 120 innings across four levels last year, will be capped around 150-160, and Nicasio maybe just a bit higher. I'd be surprised if Moyer makes it through the year, at least in the rotation, and I think it's important to remember that they have Jorge de la Rosa coming back from Tommy John surgery at some point this summer.

I don't think it's going to matter particularly how well they pitch in September, as they won't be contending. Their offense is mediocre even in a division that defines offensive mediocrity, and Jim Tracy is more hindrance than help when it comes to running a bullpen. (Jay Jaffe)
2012-04-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Better career: Drew Pomeranz or Rubby de la Rosa?
(Xavier from Texas)
Drew Pomeranz (Jason Parks)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)List your top 5 rookie pitchers in the AL/NL West.. Thanks..
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
Yikes. Off the top of my head, in alphabetical order: Trevor Bauer, Jarrod Parker, James Paxton, Brad Peacock, Drew Pomeranz. And I'll assume I've missed someone obvious. (Geoff Young)


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