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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-22-1992
Height6' 5"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 27 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
2019 KCA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 100 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 25% .250 2.00 6.23 0.00 109 5.85 119.5 0.0
CareerMLB101.000011001009.09.00.00.025%.2502.006.230.001095.85119.50.0

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 ORM Rk PIO 9 2 15.7 0 1 0 17 8 16 2 9.8 4.6 1.1 9.2 0% .405 1.60 5.54 6.89 117 7.01 148.3
2015 INL A+ CAL 11 11 62.7 4 5 0 53 20 70 6 105 7.6 2.9 0.9 10.1 0% .290 1.16 3.79 3.88 93 3.06 67.1
2015 ARK AA TEX 15 15 78.0 7 4 0 77 43 62 9 101 8.9 5.0 1.0 7.2 0% .296 1.54 4.97 3.92 115 5.32 116.7
2016 MIS AA SOU 13 13 78.7 8 2 0 54 35 61 2 90 6.2 4.0 0.2 7.0 44% .244 1.13 3.62 2.75 102 3.13 69.2
2016 GWN AAA INT 15 15 67.7 4 7 0 68 52 65 4 107 9.0 6.9 0.5 8.6 31% .335 1.77 4.63 6.52 118 6.47 142.8
2016 SRR Wnt AFL 6 6 19.7 1 1 0 19 12 17 1 8.7 5.5 0.5 7.8 0% .310 1.58 4.54 5.03 0 0.00 0.0
2017 SFD AA TEX 19 17 99.0 5 9 0 98 32 95 7 101 8.9 2.9 0.6 8.6 39% .322 1.31 3.53 4.45 95 4.18 89.0
2017 MEM AAA PCL 11 5 32.0 2 3 0 42 15 31 7 100 11.8 4.2 2.0 8.7 36% .357 1.78 6.41 7.88 112 6.99 148.7
2018 SFD AA TEX 15 7 53.7 4 0 2 46 16 56 6 103 7.7 2.7 1.0 9.4 43% .284 1.16 3.82 4.19 94 3.76 79.4
2018 MEM AAA PCL 16 14 79.0 6 4 0 72 21 68 7 93 8.2 2.4 0.8 7.7 38% .291 1.18 4.12 3.76 92 3.37 71.2
2018 ESC Wnt DWL 3 3 17.7 1 1 0 7 3 14 1 89 3.6 1.5 0.5 7.1 0% .136 0.57 2.97 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2019 KCA MLB AL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 100 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 25% .250 2.00 6.23 0.00 109 5.85 119.5
2019 MEM AAA PCL 40 7 79.0 5 5 1 98 47 82 13 94 11.2 5.4 1.5 9.3 44% .362 1.84 5.94 7.18 105 6.83 140.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2019 17 0.4706 0.3529 1.0000 0.5000 0.2222 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
Career170.47060.35291.00000.50000.22221.00001.00000.0000

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 $555,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$555,000
1 yrTotal$555,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Selected by Texas from St. Louis in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Texas 12/13/18. Re-signed by Kansas City 3/19. DFA by Kansas City 4/3/19.
  • Acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/1/16.
  • Acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/12/15.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2014 (3-88) (Mississippi). $0.575M signing bonus ($0.6128M slot).

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 8.9 6.2 0 24 24 122.6 103 44 104 15 .258 1.19 3.66 4.11 10.5 1.1
80o 8.2 6.3 0 22 22 116.3 104 44 99 15 .270 1.27 4.01 4.51 5.1 0.6
70o 7.7 6.3 0 22 22 111.8 104 44 95 15 .279 1.33 4.28 4.81 1.3 0.1
60o 7.3 6.3 0 21 21 108.1 104 44 92 15 .286 1.38 4.50 5.06 -1.6 -0.2
50o 6.9 6.4 0 20 20 104.6 105 45 89 15 .293 1.43 4.72 5.3 -4.2 -0.5
40o 6.5 6.4 0 20 20 101.2 105 45 86 15 .300 1.47 4.93 5.54 -6.6 -0.7
30o 6.1 6.4 0 19 19 97.6 105 45 83 15 .308 1.53 5.17 5.81 -9.2 -1.0
20o 5.6 6.4 0 18 18 93.5 104 45 80 15 .316 1.59 5.45 6.12 -11.9 -1.3
10o 5 6.3 0 17 17 87.9 104 44 75 15 .329 1.69 5.84 6.56 -15.3 -1.7
Weighted Mean6.96.302020104.4104448915.2921.424.695.27-3.9-0.4

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DateQuestionAnswer
2015-08-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)With the mess of a rotation LAA has do you think they go after one of the premier free agents or stay in house with Skaggs, Tropeano, etc. Also, what do you think of Chris Ellis ?
(Barry from San Diego)
Boy for having one of the best young players of all time that whole team is kinda a mess. I think they probably spend the $ because that's what Moreno does. Ellis is interesting, maybe their second best prospect behind Sean Newcomb with two above-average pitches. Being the second best prospect in that system isn't saying a whole lot, but Ellis could be a solid back-end guy. (Christopher Crawford)


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