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Birth Date7-30-1989
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.42014
0.92015
-0.52016
-0.62017
0.32018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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 SDN MLB 14 12 73.3 7 4 0 57 32 70 4 .261 92 7.0 3.9 0.5 8.6 52% .270 .242 1.21 3.37 3.07 98 3.31 81.1 1.4
2015 OAK MLB 16 16 96.7 6 6 0 88 25 64 5 .260 97 8.2 2.3 0.5 6.0 53% .273 .249 1.17 3.47 3.35 104 4.33 101.3 0.9
2016 OAK MLB 9 9 46.3 2 4 0 57 19 23 8 .257 93 11.1 3.7 1.6 4.5 51% .320 .291 1.64 5.58 6.02 120 6.36 140.8 -0.5
2017 OAK MLB 14 13 69.7 3 6 0 78 27 55 4 .260 105 10.1 3.5 0.5 7.1 47% .327 .274 1.51 3.59 5.30 110 6.31 134.3 -0.6
CareerMLB5350286.01820028010321221.260978.83.20.76.751%.295.2611.343.824.191064.88110.51.1

Statistics for All Levels

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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-
2012 HUD A- 14 14 52.0 2 2 0 38 15 55 0 .261 95 6.6 2.6 0.0 9.5 66% .273 .225 1.02 2.19 2.77 0 0.00 0.0
2013 PCH A+ 19 19 67.0 2 1 0 55 18 63 1 .259 98 7.4 2.4 0.1 8.5 63% .284 .218 1.09 2.49 2.15 0 0.00 0.0
2013 RAY Rk 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 .220 99 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 71% .571 .286 2.00 -0.55 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 SDN MLB 14 12 73.3 7 4 0 57 32 70 4 .261 92 7.0 3.9 0.5 8.6 52% .270 .242 1.21 3.37 3.07 98 3.31 81.1
2014 SAN AA 13 10 42.3 2 1 0 34 15 38 1 .262 94 7.2 3.2 0.2 8.1 66% .282 .235 1.16 2.76 1.91 86 4.04 83.7
2015 OAK MLB 16 16 96.7 6 6 0 88 25 64 5 .260 97 8.2 2.3 0.5 6.0 53% .273 .249 1.17 3.47 3.35 104 4.33 101.3
2016 OAK MLB 9 9 46.3 2 4 0 57 19 23 8 .257 93 11.1 3.7 1.6 4.5 51% .320 .291 1.64 5.58 6.02 120 6.36 140.8
2016 NAS AAA 15 15 66.7 1 7 0 72 34 46 4 .281 87 9.7 4.6 0.5 6.2 55% .318 .302 1.59 4.78 4.32 0 0.00 0.0
2017 OAK MLB 14 13 69.7 3 6 0 78 27 55 4 .260 105 10.1 3.5 0.5 7.1 47% .327 .274 1.51 3.59 5.30 110 6.31 134.3
2017 STO A+ 1 1 5.3 0 0 0 4 1 4 1 .280 102 6.8 1.7 1.7 6.8 73% .214 .203 0.94 5.41 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2017 NAS AAA 6 5 25.0 2 0 0 28 14 18 1 .263 100 10.1 5.0 0.4 6.5 54% .342 .255 1.68 4.48 4.32 0 0.00 0.0
2018 NWA AA 3 2 3.3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .288 107 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0 50% .200 .199 1.20 6.14 0.00 139 5.73 116.4
2018 OMA AAA 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .282 13.5 0.0 0.0 27.0 0% 1.000 .240 1.50 -2.26 0.00 49 1.08 23.3
2018 ROY Rk 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .287 105 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .250 .061 0.50 2.07 0.00 93 4.33 90.3

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 1159 0.4625 0.4228 0.7449 0.5672 0.2986 0.8388 0.5914 0.2551
2015 1522 0.5033 0.4652 0.8263 0.6305 0.2976 0.8820 0.7067 0.1737
2016 711 0.5162 0.4515 0.8567 0.6567 0.2326 0.8921 0.7500 0.1433
2017 1193 0.5063 0.4359 0.8173 0.6093 0.2581 0.8804 0.6645 0.1827
Career45850.49580.44470.80810.6130.27750.87220.67330.1919

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
2014-05-09 2014-05-17 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-06-21 2011-09-05 Minors 76 58 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery - Date Is Approximate 2010-08-10
2010-06-21 2010-09-02 Minors 73 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - Date Is Approximate 2010-08-10

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 KCA $574,000
2017 OAK $
2016 OAK $
2015 OAK $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,500
2018Current$574,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,081,500
2 yrTotal$1,081,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 67 dExcel Sports1 year/$0.574M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.574M (2018). Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 1/29/18. Re-signed by Kansas City 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Oakland 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Oakland 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/13. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 1/22/14. Re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14. Acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/18/14.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (6-191) (Virginia Tech). $0.525M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .306 .359 .492 .314
11 vs R (Multi) .227 .307 .290 .220
18 Split (Multi) .079 .052 .203 .093
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .361 .407 .663 .362
31 vs R (2016) .273 .351 .333 .234
38 Split (2016) .089 .055 .329 .127
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-10-12 20:00:00 (link to chat)How would you sort out the A's rotation next season? Sean Manaea and Kendall Graveman are the only two locks. You've got Frankie Montas, Raul Alcantara, and Jesse Hahn, who are all out of options. The 4A pitchers - Daniel Gossett, Paul Blackburn, and then Andrew Triggs and Daniel Mengden who showed promise in short stints. And Jharel Cotton who looks great when he isn't giving up homers by the truckload.
(Ken from Palo Alto)
I think Triggs / Blackburn / Mengden have at least earned a shot at it if they're healthy when the season starts. Montas has to be a reliever at this point, no? I might see how Cotton looks in relief also. (Nick Schaefer)
2017-05-15 17:00:00 (link to chat)What do you attribute Jesse Hahn's turnaround to?
(John from San Francisco)
A fair amount of luck on fly balls? I like Hahn, but I don't see a big velocity uptick and even with the favorable home venue, I think the HR/FB% should correct. (Mike Gianella)
2017-05-08 20:00:00 (link to chat)Matt Harvey and Jesse Hahn were teammates at Fitch High School in CT. Who has the highest ceiling now?
(JM from CT)
It's still Harvey for me, but I like what I've seen from Hahn this year. He's healthy, which is nice. (Mark Barry)
2016-09-07 19:00:00 (link to chat)Looking ahead to 2017, the A's appear to have 3/5 of their rotation, assuming health, locked in for before the trading deadline: Sonny Gray, Sean Manaea, and Kendall Graveman. Out of Jesse Hahn, Chris Bassitt, Henderson Alvarez, Daniel Mengden, Jharel Cotton, Raul Alcantara, Dillon Overton, and Frankie Montas, who can round out the rotation, who is more of a 4A player, and who just won't every be healthy enough again (looking at you, Jesse Hahn and Henderson Alvarez!)?
(Greg from San Francisco)
I'm mostly going to have to go off colleagues' reports, because I don't get any Oakland affiliates out here on the east coast. Seems to me like Mengden, Overton, and Alcantara have the best shots to be MLB starters, whereas Montas and Cotton might be better prospects but also probably profile best in relief. That may be completely wrong, though.

Hard not to feel for Henderson Alvarez given how his last couple years have went. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat, Mike! Which AL starters do you see having a chance to take a big step up this year?? Thanks for sharing your thoughts.
(DJ from Dallas)
I'm a big Danny Salazar fan and could see him jumping up into the top tier. Taijuan Walker is another one I like, although he's no one's sleeper. Jumping further down, Trevor Bauer and Eduardo Rodriguez have the skills, while Jesse Hahn is someone I really want to believe in if he stays healthy. (Mike Gianella)
2016-01-27 19:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Matt,dynasty league,please rank...A J Pollock..Matt Duffy....Raisel Iglesias....Micheal Conforto...Joe Ross .....Jesse Hahn...Randall Grichuk...Billy Burns Thanks,John
(John from Boston)
Pollock, Conforto, Iglesias, Duffy, Ross, Grichuk, Burns, Hahn (Matt Collins)
2015-09-30 19:00:00 (link to chat)The A's have really gotten a chance to explore their rotation depth this season. Of Kendall Graveman, Jesse Chavez, Sean Nolin, Aaron Brooks, and Felix Doubront, are any more than rotation filler? Right now, in my mind, only Sonny Gray and Chris Bassitt have rotation spots locked down for next season. Jesse Hahn, A.J. Griffin, and Jarrod Parker all seem at varying points of a career ending injury trajectory.
(Jeff from San Francisco)
I wan'ted to buy into Sean Nolin but I don't think any of those guys are much more than rotation filler. Billy Beane will have to get pretty creative next year to plug those rotation spots. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-09-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)So this year has been pretty terrible for A's fans. Billy Beane dealt the first legit offensive star in Josh Donaldson this team has had since Miguel Tejada, and he got pennies on the dollar (fingers crossed on Franklin Barreto!). Then we saw Jesse Hahn go down with a serious injury and I think he may be sidelined permanently. So give me some good news about the farm. Sean Manaea and Dillon Overton -- thoughts? How about Renato Nunez and Matt Olson? Is Matt Chapman anything other than a Stockton mirage?
(Ted from San Jose)
Still shaking my head at the Donaldson trade. I liked pretty much all the pieces the A's got back... but they aren't guys you trade a star 3B for. Really like Manaea. He's a dude. Going to be perfect middle rotation/3 SP in Oakland. Not sure the fastball command will be there for anything more than that though. Great park for his skill set, too. And man... personality is a perfect fit for the A's. Great get. Overton wasn't throwing very hard last I heard. Have to see where the health is there, but he's got some potential. My reports on the other guys are pretty dated. I wasn't a big fan of Olson. (Al Skorupa)
2015-07-28 18:00:00 (link to chat)Jarrod Parker suffered a setback coming back (probably too soon) from his second Tommy John surgery. Jesse Hahn, another A's pitcher who has had TJ surgery, has been shut down indefinitely with forearm inflammation. Am I wrong to think neither of these guys is going to have another start for the A's?
(Jeff from San Francisco)
I don't think you're wrong there. The Jarrod Parker setback hurts the most because anytime you try to come back like that and it backfires it stings badly. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-07-28 18:00:00 (link to chat)Wow, you don't think Jesse Hahn makes another start ever for the A's? So is the forearm inflammation just the prelude to a second Tommy John surgery?
(Josh from DC)
If you're an A's fan and you're worried about Hahn making another start I think that's a valid concern considering the inflammation and the rest option the A's have gone with. Best case scenario is that he makes a few starts at the tail end of the season but I don't have all that much faith after words like "elbow inflammation", "second Tommy John", and "Jesse Hahn" are thrown together. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-05-26 19:00:00 (link to chat)Jesse Hahn, Alex Wood, or Drew Hutchison?
(Shawn from Couch)
Hutchison for me. I really like that kid. (Mike Gianella)
2015-04-07 14:00:00 (link to chat)Shane Greene, Jesse Hahn, TJ House, Rubby DeLaRosa, Anthony DeScalafani, Jimmy Nelson, Zach McAllister, Trevor Bauer. If one of these is a top 20 pitcher this year, who is it?
(Matt from NJ)
Gimme Bauer in that scenario. It assumes a huge leap in development, but he has the tools to make that dream a possibility. I also like the upsides of Rubby, Hahn, and Desclafani. (Doug Thorburn)
2015-01-21 15:00:00 (link to chat)How do you see the A's rotation sorting itself out? Who gets the last two slots between Jesse Chavez, Jesse Hahn, Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman, and Chris Bassitt?
(Dan from San Francisco)
I would give the leads to Hahn and Nolin, though I could see Nolin getting beat out by one of the last two during camp. The A's know that they need to monitor Chavez's innings, so I think that it makes sense to keep him in a swingman role until the need arises. (Doug Thorburn)
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)
2014-07-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your take on Jesse Hahn? Can he stick as a starter?
(Jeff from Bay Area)
I'm coming around slowly, but I'm not quite there yet. His two-pitch combo fits better in relief for me but his ability to move the fastball around may allow him to carve out some time in the rotation.


I need to sign off for a bit, but I will log back in when I get home and do some bonus chatting later tonight. Feel free to pile the questions up in the queue and I'll tackle as many as I can later tonight. (Mark Anderson)
2014-02-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Nate Karns or Jesse Hahn?
(Danny from Boston)
Looks like the details of that Rays-Nats swap are coming in, so we've got a few Qs on that front.

This is a fun one because the Rays just traded Jesse Hahn (and Alex Torres) for Logan Forsythe and a grab bag of prospects a month ago, and now they've traded Jose Lobaton (and a grab bag of prospects) for Nick Karns.

Hahn and Karns are similar in a few senses: both were college arms, both have injury histories, both have two good pitches, and so on. Even their outlooks are a lot alike: possible MOR arm or impact bullpen guy. I guess it comes down to the medicals, and without knowing which is better, I'll just call them evenish. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you give me 5 SP prospects you are higher on than industry? I really like Eddie Butler, despite Coors looming.
(JoJo from SD)
Joe Ross, Chris Anderson, Jesse Hahn, Edwin Diaz, Miguel Almonte. I like Butler too (Craig Goldstein)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Vegas over/under number of number 2 or better starters from this group: Lewis Thorpe, Julio Urias, Hunter Harvey, Edwin Diaz, Alex Reyes, Jesse Hahn, Steven Matz, Adalberto Mejia.
(huggirl from Joisey)
From that group, one pitcher will develop into a number two starter (or better). I was tempted to say 0. (Jason Parks)
2013-09-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Since all my workers are distracted from working by your chat today, who will now be the top Rays prospect given the graduation of Wil Myers, Chris Archer, and injuries to Taylor Guerreri and Hak-Ju Lee?
(Da Boss from Bossland)
Good question. As you mentioned, graduations and injuries have killed them at the top. Of course, that's a good thing with the graduations, as Myers and Archer have played a key role (along with other guys like Torres) in the Rays contending this season. It might still be Lee. Jesse Hahn is up there if they can keep him healthy. He's not going to be no. 1 in their system this offseason, but Ryne Stanek was a great value pick with upside, I thought, and he's absolutely one to watch. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Hi again ZM, Deep dynasty league... What are your thoughts on Preston Tucker, Jesse Hahn or Eddie Butler? thanks again awesome stuff.
(Andy B from WI)
Eddie Butler has an impact arm I would get him on my team if I could. Jesse Hahn has two potential plus pitches, but has injury history and I wonder what it will be going forward. I'm not on the Preston Tucker wagon. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Would you rank: Jesse Hahn, Edwin Escobar, Carlos Contreras, and Ross Stripling. Overall thoughts on them?
(boneil33 from Boston)
Escobar: really doing well with FB/CH combination
Hahn: could be a starter spoke to other issues previously
Stripling: solid reliever
Contreras: solid reliever (Zach Mortimer)
2013-04-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)I follow the Rays high-a affiliate because i live in Charlotte, and was very impressed with Jesse Hahn's line last night. can you tell me more about him and what is his potential?
(kyle n. from Charlotte)
I own Hahn in a dynasty league, Kyle, and have been intrigued by him since he was drafted, but our prospect staff can offer a lot more details about his upside. Check out today's Minor League Update (http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20274) from Zach Mortimer for more info. (Daniel Rathman)


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