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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-16-1992
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
2016
0.72017
-0.42018
1.12019
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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 KCA MLB 20 16 98.3 9 3 0 101 25 80 15 104 9.2 2.3 1.4 7.3 42% .294 1.28 4.52 4.30 105 4.88 103.8 0.7
2018 KCA MLB 30 30 177.0 9 12 0 182 43 164 32 102 9.3 2.2 1.6 8.3 43% .298 1.27 4.67 4.37 110 5.53 123.4 -0.4
2019 KCA MLB 11 11 61.3 3 5 0 68 23 54 10 109 10.0 3.4 1.5 7.9 48% .319 1.48 4.69 5.58 110 6.22 133.3 -0.4
CareerMLB6157336.72120035191298571049.42.41.58.044%.3001.314.634.571095.46119.5-0.1

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-
2012 BNC Rk APP 7 6 34.7 2 2 0 39 5 22 2 104 10.1 1.3 0.5 5.7 38% .322 1.27 4.03 4.15 0 0.00 0.0
2013 IDA Rk PIO 13 13 59.7 2 6 0 85 17 55 13 109 12.8 2.6 2.0 8.3 38% .373 1.71 6.17 7.39 0 0.00 0.0
2014 LEX A SAL 26 22 136.0 9 8 0 136 38 109 16 106 9.0 2.5 1.1 7.2 54% .301 1.28 4.56 4.30 95 3.59 77.3
2015 WIL A+ CAR 26 26 155.7 5 11 0 145 29 123 11 96 8.4 1.7 0.6 7.1 39% .294 1.12 3.26 3.64 97 3.72 86.6
2015 NWA AA TEX 1 1 4.0 0 1 0 7 1 3 0 88 15.8 2.3 0.0 6.8 31% .438 2.00 3.29 9.00 113 3.38 72.9
2016 NWA AA TEX 21 21 119.0 9 7 0 110 27 117 12 97 8.3 2.0 0.9 8.8 43% .302 1.15 3.34 3.25 98 3.21 73.9
2016 OMA AAA PCL 6 6 30.0 1 3 0 39 7 26 6 96 11.7 2.1 1.8 7.8 41% .367 1.53 5.68 7.20 110 4.84 106.0
2017 KCA MLB AL 20 16 98.3 9 3 0 101 25 80 15 104 9.2 2.3 1.4 7.3 42% .294 1.28 4.52 4.30 105 4.88 103.8
2017 OMA AAA PCL 12 12 71.0 3 5 0 61 15 86 6 99 7.7 1.9 0.8 10.9 37% .307 1.07 3.11 2.92 85 3.16 66.6
2018 KCA MLB AL 30 30 177.0 9 12 0 182 43 164 32 102 9.3 2.2 1.6 8.3 43% .298 1.27 4.67 4.37 110 5.53 123.4
2019 KCA MLB AL 11 11 61.3 3 5 0 68 23 54 10 109 10.0 3.4 1.5 7.9 48% .319 1.48 4.69 5.58 110 6.22 133.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2017 1524 0.5420 0.4469 0.7783 0.5896 0.2779 0.8686 0.5515 0.2217
2018 2837 0.4974 0.4632 0.7770 0.6088 0.3191 0.8882 0.5670 0.2230
2019 935 0.4642 0.4374 0.7677 0.6014 0.2954 0.8736 0.5811 0.2323
Career52960.50440.45400.77570.60200.30310.88000.56500.2243

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
2019 KCA $578,250
2018 KCA $554,250
2017 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$554,250
2019Current$578,250
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,132,500
2 yrTotal$1,132,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 87 dWasserman Media1 year/$578,250 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$578,250 (2019). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/19.
  • 1 year/$554,250 (2018). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2011 (29-876) (Rock Falls HS, Ill.). $0.675M 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 6.4 5.6 0 18 18 117.7 102 30 103 14 .269 1.12 3.22 3.54 20.9 2.3
80o 6.2 5.9 0 18 18 112.4 103 30 99 14 .280 1.18 3.53 3.89 17.1 1.9
70o 6.1 6.1 0 18 18 108.7 103 30 95 14 .288 1.23 3.75 4.14 14.4 1.6
60o 5.9 6.3 0 18 18 105.5 104 30 93 14 .294 1.27 3.95 4.36 12.0 1.3
50o 5.8 6.5 0 18 18 102.6 104 30 90 14 .300 1.30 4.13 4.56 9.9 1.1
40o 5.7 6.7 0 18 18 99.7 104 30 88 14 .306 1.34 4.32 4.77 7.6 0.8
30o 5.6 6.9 0 18 18 96.7 104 30 85 14 .313 1.38 4.52 4.99 5.2 0.6
20o 5.4 7.2 0 18 18 93.2 104 30 82 14 .320 1.43 4.75 5.25 2.4 0.3
10o 5.2 7.5 0 18 18 88.4 103 30 78 14 .331 1.51 5.08 5.62 -1.7 -0.2
Weighted Mean5.86.501818102.6103309014.2991.304.124.5410.11.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you have in a 24 team 20 keeper dynasty league Jake Junis or Ronald Guzman? in a 10x10 category including fielding percent. Have too pick one.Cheers Mark
(boatman44 from Liverpool)
I think I'm the low guy, so I'd take Guzman by default, but I do like Guzman a little this year as a guy who should significantly improve last season's numbers. Good luck down the stretch with the title chase! (Mark Barry)
2017-11-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are Kyle Freeland, Jake Junis, Antonio Senzatela mid-rotation guys, back-end guys or fellers that will end up in relief? Any of the 3 stand out for any reason?
(Cole Whittier from Pasadena, CA)
Senzatela probably has the most growth possibility just because of his unusual development track. I liked him the best as a prospect too. Freeland I have no idea how he pitched as well as he did given the underlying peripherals, but I always liked him as a backend starter. Junis, I don't know what the major league out pitch is there long term, but he's got enough in the arsenal to be a back-end guy. I guess Senzatela is my favorite of the group, but he is also the most likely to be a late-inning reliever. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-08-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Jake Junis becoming a successful MLB starter?
(Festivus313 from Nick)
I think he certainly can be. He's one of the more pleasant surprises of the Kansas City system this year. He pounds the zone with all of his pitches, and two of those pitches (fastball and curve) flash plus. There's not a ton of upside, but he has as high of floor as any pitcher in the system. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-05-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Tell me more about some Wilmington guys: Cody Reed, Jake Junis, and Skoglund. Meanwhile, Dom Taylor doesn't seem to have tools, but he's had results. 4th OF profile?
(Doug from Dallas)
I've seen Reed and want to see him again. Power LHP with some backend potential but think he will end up in the bullpen due to delivery, command and secondary potential. Junis is an org. arm, who mixes it up and around a bit. Skoglund is a huge lefty with below avg. stuff and I think I would be more excited about him if he was 19 year old HS arm in his 2nd year in pro. ball. Skinny hips and shoulders and I just don't think he'll really add strength. (CJ Wittmann)


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