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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
51.0 5.05 1.59 37 2 1 2 -0.3
Birth Date4-23-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age27 years, 3 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
-0.32017
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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

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-
2012 LKC A 15 0 33.3 2 0 0 38 7 28 6 .259 99 10.3 1.9 1.6 7.6 50% .299 .301 1.35 4.72 3.78 97 4.28 102.7
2012 MHV A- 7 0 13.3 0 2 3 10 1 15 0 .250 96 6.8 0.7 0.0 10.1 67% .278 .182 0.82 1.30 2.02 76 2.08 84.9
2013 LKC A 25 0 29.7 0 2 5 27 10 23 0 .252 105 8.2 3.0 0.0 7.0 49% .300 .260 1.25 2.79 1.82 101 4.32 104.5
2013 CAR A+ 21 0 37.7 4 2 3 33 3 41 4 .249 106 7.9 0.7 1.0 9.8 48% .319 .208 0.96 2.87 3.11 65 1.67 78.7
2013 COH AAA 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 .251 104 10.8 10.8 0.0 10.8 50% .500 .265 2.40 4.40 0.00 104 4.52 104.4
2014 CAR A+ 17 0 20.3 0 3 9 10 7 34 0 .252 91 4.4 3.1 0.0 15.0 58% .263 .195 0.84 1.49 2.21 61 0.95 69.5
2014 AKR AA 29 0 36.3 1 1 3 35 16 39 3 .258 102 8.7 4.0 0.7 9.7 48% .320 .253 1.40 3.68 2.97 97 4.01 100.4
2015 AKR AA 47 0 60.3 3 3 0 54 33 59 2 .261 95 8.1 4.9 0.3 8.8 50% .319 .254 1.44 3.43 4.03 111 6.84 118.9
2016 AKR AA 45 0 67.7 2 1 6 56 18 61 3 .265 7.4 2.4 0.4 8.1 52% .283 .221 1.09 2.97 2.66 92 3.41 95.7
2017 COH AAA 43 0 54.0 3 0 6 44 24 61 2 .257 7.3 4.0 0.3 10.2 45% .313 .224 1.26 2.99 3.00 87 3.05 69.5

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

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

 

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Details

2017 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 2.6 1.1 2.3 51 0 69.3 63 26 50 8 .264 1.27 3.86 4.1 5.9 0.6
80o 2.3 0.9 2 46 0 62.8 61 25 46 8 .279 1.38 4.27 4.53 2.5 0.3
70o 2.1 0.8 1.8 42 0 58.2 60 25 42 8 .290 1.45 4.57 4.85 0.4 0.0
60o 1.9 0.7 1.6 40 0 54.5 59 24 40 8 .300 1.52 4.83 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
50o 1.8 0.6 1.5 37 0 51.0 58 24 37 8 .308 1.59 5.08 5.39 -2.5 -0.3
40o 1.6 0.6 1.3 35 0 47.6 56 23 35 8 .317 1.66 5.33 5.66 -3.7 -0.4
30o 1.5 0.5 1.2 32 0 44.1 54 22 32 7 .327 1.73 5.61 5.95 -4.7 -0.5
20o 1.3 0.4 1 29 0 40.1 52 21 29 7 .338 1.83 5.94 6.3 -5.7 -0.6
10o 1.1 0.3 0.8 25 0 34.8 48 20 25 7 .354 1.96 6.42 6.8 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean1.80.61.437050.45623378.3061.575.045.35-2.3-0.2

2017 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 8/16/2017 12:09 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.7 1.1 2.3 51 0 70.2 62 25 51 8 .260 1.25 3.81 4.04 6.4 0.7
80o 2.3 0.9 2 46 0 63.3 61 25 46 8 .277 1.36 4.23 4.49 2.8 0.3
70o 2.1 0.8 1.8 43 0 58.6 60 25 43 8 .289 1.45 4.54 4.82 0.6 0.1
60o 2 0.7 1.6 40 0 54.6 59 24 40 8 .299 1.52 4.81 5.11 -1.0 -0.1
50o 1.8 0.6 1.5 37 0 51.0 58 24 37 8 .308 1.59 5.07 5.38 -2.4 -0.3
40o 1.6 0.5 1.3 35 0 47.5 56 23 35 8 .318 1.66 5.34 5.66 -3.6 -0.4
30o 1.5 0.5 1.2 32 0 43.8 54 22 32 7 .328 1.75 5.62 5.97 -4.7 -0.5
20o 1.3 0.4 1 29 0 39.7 52 21 29 7 .341 1.84 5.97 6.33 -5.8 -0.6
10o 1.1 0.3 0.8 25 0 34.1 48 20 25 6 .357 1.99 6.47 6.85 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean1.80.61.437050.35623378.3061.575.035.34-2.2-0.2

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
8% 9% 13% 18% 23%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20182810119026271527446.3151.594.995.359.25.19.21.4-0.1
20192910126036342039546.3101.514.444.768.65.09.81.30.1
20203010117024231425346.3051.565.045.408.75.39.51.1-0.1
20213110115021211220346.3201.604.985.349.15.28.71.3-0.1
20223210117024241726446.3201.735.415.809.16.59.91.5-0.2

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 98 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP
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3 97 Rocky Roquet 2010 0.00 DNP
4 97 Kevin Cameron 2007 3.72
5 97 Jason Gurka 2015 9.39
6 96 Enosil Tejeda 2016 0.00 DNP
7 96 Ryan Reid 2012 0.00 DNP
8 95 Phil McCormick 2016 0.00 DNP
9 95 Joe Donofrio 2016 0.00 DNP
10 95 Rommie Lewis 2010 6.75
11 95 Ryan Kelly 2015 7.56
12 95 Dayan Diaz 2016 12.15
13 95 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
14 95 Stephen Shackleford 2016 0.00 DNP
15 95 Neil Wagner 2011 12.60
16 95 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
17 94 Taylor Thompson 2014 10.12
18 94 Dwayne Pollok 2008 0.00 DNP
19 94 Adam Liberatore 2014 0.00 DNP
20 94 Barret Browning 2012 5.12
21 94 Reid Mahon 2010 0.00 DNP
22 94 Andrew Johnston 2011 0.00 DNP
23 94 Nefi Ogando 2016 3.65
24 94 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
25 93 Matthew Scherer 2010 0.00 DNP
26 93 Steven Ames 2015 0.00 DNP
27 93 Alex Serrano 2008 0.00
28 93 Michael Dubee 2013 0.00 DNP
29 93 Chris Mobley 2011 0.00 DNP
30 93 Drew Hayes 2015 0.00 DNP
31 93 Brian Moran 2016 0.00 DNP
32 93 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
33 93 Chris Rearick 2015 12.00
34 93 Jeff Urlaub 2014 0.00 DNP
35 93 Stephen Kohlscheen 2016 0.00 DNP
36 93 Sam Runion 2016 0.00 DNP
37 93 John Cornely 2016 0.00 DNP
38 93 Anthony Tomey 2009 0.00 DNP
39 92 Matt Wilhite 2009 0.00 DNP
40 92 Brett Butts 2013 0.00 DNP
41 92 Matt Wright 2014 0.00 DNP
42 92 Donnie Joseph 2015 0.00 DNP
43 92 Jason Urquidez 2010 0.00 DNP
44 92 Carlos Hines 2008 0.00 DNP
45 92 Daniel Tillman 2016 0.00 DNP
46 92 Josh Ellis 2012 0.00 DNP
47 92 Ryan Meaux 2006 0.00 DNP
48 92 James Nygren 2016 0.00 DNP
49 92 Patrick Ryan 2010 0.00 DNP
50 92 Garrett Parcell 2012 0.00 DNP
51 92 Jeff Sues 2010 0.00 DNP
52 92 Adam Kolarek 2016 0.00 DNP
53 92 Michael Olmsted 2014 0.00 DNP
54 92 Robert Hinton 2012 0.00 DNP
55 92 Tim Lahey 2009 0.00 DNP
56 92 James Patterson 2016 0.00 DNP
57 92 Josh Schmidt 2010 0.00 DNP
58 92 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
59 92 Kyle Hunter 2016 0.00 DNP
60 91 Chris Petrini 2014 0.00 DNP
61 91 Chris Cooper 2006 0.00 DNP
62 91 John Church 2014 0.00 DNP
63 91 Brian Baker 2010 0.00 DNP
64 91 Layne Somsen 2016 19.29
65 91 Ryan Doolittle 2015 0.00 DNP
66 91 Paul Smyth 2014 0.00 DNP
67 91 Seth Simmons 2015 0.00 DNP
68 91 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
69 91 Jimmy Reyes 2016 0.00 DNP
70 91 Brennan Garr 2011 0.00 DNP
71 91 Steve Bray 2008 0.00 DNP
72 91 Daniel Stange 2013 16.20
73 91 T.J. Large 2010 0.00 DNP
74 91 David Cales 2015 0.00 DNP
75 91 Michael Broadway 2014 0.00 DNP
76 91 Carlos Vasquez 2010 0.00 DNP
77 90 Hector Nelo 2014 0.00 DNP
78 90 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
79 90 Justin Friend 2013 0.00 DNP
80 90 Chris Hayes 2010 0.00 DNP
81 90 Kenny Faulk 2014 0.00 DNP
82 90 Henry Mabee 2013 0.00 DNP
83 90 Manuel Barreda 2016 0.00 DNP
84 90 Kraig Sitton 2016 0.00 DNP
85 90 Hunter Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
86 90 David Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
87 90 Marquis Fleming 2014 0.00 DNP
88 90 Will Latimer 2013 0.00 DNP
89 90 Jay Buente 2011 10.80
90 90 Trey Barham 2013 0.00 DNP
91 90 Benino Pruneda 2016 0.00 DNP
92 90 Brandon Kloess 2012 0.00 DNP
93 90 Jeff Inman 2015 0.00 DNP
94 90 Jeff Kennard 2009 0.00 DNP
95 90 Ross Wolf 2010 4.26
96 90 Kyle Kaminska 2016 0.00 DNP
97 90 Jonathan Ellis 2010 0.00 DNP
98 90 Paul Phillips 2011 0.00 DNP
99 89 Erik Hamren 2014 0.00 DNP
100 89 Leuris Gomez 2014 0.00 DNP

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This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League ASG, Western DivisionAdam McInturff2016-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League ASG, Western DivisionGrant Jones2016-07-19


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Louis Head has thrown 128 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2017, including pitches thrown in Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (88mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (93mph).