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Portrait of Sam Howard

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-5-1993
Height6' 3"
Weight170 lbs
Age26 years, 1 months, 20 days
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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
2018 COL MLB 4 0 4.0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0 118 11.3 6.8 0.0 2.3 53% .333 2.00 5.62 2.25 137 8.49 189.6 -0.2
CareerMLB404.0000531011811.36.80.02.353%.3332.005.622.251378.49189.6-0.2

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-
2014 GJR Rk PIO 14 13 53.3 1 3 0 73 10 42 6 12.3 1.7 1.0 7.1 0% .381 1.56 4.51 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
2015 ASH A SAL 25 25 134.0 11 9 0 131 32 122 8 116 8.8 2.1 0.5 8.2 55% .310 1.22 3.22 3.43 90 5.15 112.9
2016 MOD A+ CAL 11 11 65.7 4 3 0 43 24 73 3 91 5.9 3.3 0.4 10.0 40% .247 1.02 3.45 2.47 91 2.67 58.7
2016 NBR AA EAS 16 16 90.3 5 6 0 113 28 67 11 103 11.3 2.8 1.1 6.7 38% .333 1.56 4.48 3.99 0 0.00 0.0
2017 HFD AA EAS 9 9 46.3 1 4 0 31 10 40 5 101 6.0 1.9 1.0 7.8 39% .208 0.88 3.68 2.33 93 3.48 73.3
2017 ABQ AAA PCL 15 14 81.0 4 4 0 82 33 64 6 112 9.1 3.7 0.7 7.1 41% .309 1.42 4.43 3.89 116 7.04 148.3
2018 COL MLB NL 4 0 4.0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0 118 11.3 6.8 0.0 2.3 53% .333 2.00 5.62 2.25 137 8.49 189.6
2018 ABQ AAA PCL 21 21 96.0 3 8 0 106 34 80 13 119 9.9 3.2 1.2 7.5 40% .327 1.46 5.02 5.06 115 4.85 104.1
2019 ABQ AAA PCL 7 0 10.7 1 0 0 12 7 9 1 10.1 5.9 0.8 7.6 53% .355 1.78 5.19 3.38 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2018 86 0.5349 0.5465 0.8511 0.7391 0.3250 0.9118 0.6923 0.1489
Career860.53490.54650.85110.73910.32500.91180.69230.1489

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 COL $
2018 COL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 48 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/13/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Colorado 11/20/17. Re-signed by Colorado 3/18. Non-tendered by Colorado 11/30/18.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2014 (3-82) (Georgia Southern). $0.6721M signing bonus (slot amount).

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 6 0 19 19 102.0 94 33 80 14 .268 1.24 3.94 4.09 11.0 1.2
80o 5.8 6 0 18 18 95.4 94 33 75 14 .282 1.33 4.33 4.5 6.1 0.7
70o 5.4 6 0 17 17 90.8 94 33 72 14 .292 1.40 4.61 4.8 2.9 0.3
60o 5 5.9 0 17 17 86.9 94 33 69 14 .300 1.45 4.86 5.06 0.4 0.0
50o 4.7 5.9 0 16 16 83.4 93 33 66 14 .308 1.51 5.10 5.31 -1.8 -0.2
40o 4.4 5.9 0 15 15 79.9 93 32 63 14 .316 1.57 5.34 5.56 -3.9 -0.4
30o 4.1 5.8 0 14 14 76.2 92 32 60 14 .325 1.63 5.60 5.84 -5.9 -0.6
20o 3.7 5.7 0 14 14 72.1 91 32 57 14 .335 1.71 5.91 6.16 -8.1 -0.9
10o 3.3 5.6 0 13 13 66.4 90 31 52 13 .349 1.82 6.36 6.62 -10.7 -1.2
Weighted Mean4.75.90161683.092326514.3061.505.075.28-1.5-0.2

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-06-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)Could Sam Howard of Georgia Southern be a first round pick?
(Alex from GA)
No. More mid-single-digit round profile. Maybe as high as fourth, but I'd think 5th/6th more likely. (Draft Day Chat with Nick J. Faleris)


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