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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
Age26 years, 10 months, 1 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 4.73 3.78 91 3.82 99.9
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 1.31 2.02 79 2.41 89.8
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 2.80 1.82 101 4.32 104.2
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 64 1.47 79.2
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 0.00 102 4.39 104.3
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 1.50 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 3.69 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

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

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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 25 50 8 .264 1.27 3.88 4.11 5.4 0.6
80o 2.3 0.9 2 46 0 62.8 62 25 45 8 .279 1.37 4.28 4.54 2.1 0.2
70o 2.1 0.8 1.8 43 0 58.3 60 24 42 8 .290 1.45 4.59 4.86 0.1 0.0
60o 1.9 0.7 1.6 40 0 54.5 59 24 39 8 .299 1.52 4.85 5.14 -1.5 -0.2
50o 1.8 0.6 1.5 37 0 51.1 58 23 37 8 .308 1.59 5.10 5.41 -2.8 -0.3
40o 1.6 0.6 1.3 35 0 47.7 56 23 34 8 .317 1.66 5.35 5.67 -3.9 -0.4
30o 1.5 0.5 1.2 32 0 44.2 55 22 32 7 .327 1.73 5.63 5.97 -5.0 -0.5
20o 1.3 0.4 1 29 0 40.2 52 21 29 7 .338 1.82 5.96 6.32 -6.0 -0.7
10o 1.1 0.3 0.8 25 0 34.9 49 20 25 7 .354 1.96 6.43 6.82 -7.0 -0.8
Weighted Mean1.70.61.437050.45623368.3061.575.065.37-2.6-0.3

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

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 93)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 98 Kevin Cameron 2007 3.72
2 98 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP
3 98 Rocky Roquet 2010 0.00 DNP
4 97 Jonathan Ortiz 2013 0.00 DNP
5 96 Jason Gurka 2015 9.39
6 96 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
7 96 Enosil Tejeda 2016 0.00 DNP
8 95 Rommie Lewis 2010 6.75
9 95 Phil McCormick 2016 0.00 DNP
10 95 Ryan Kelly 2015 7.56
11 95 Joe Donofrio 2016 0.00 DNP
12 95 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
13 95 Dayan Diaz 2016 12.15
14 95 Neil Wagner 2011 12.60
15 95 Stephen Shackleford 2016 0.00 DNP
16 94 Dwayne Pollok 2008 0.00 DNP
17 94 Ryan Reid 2012 0.00 DNP
18 94 Matthew Scherer 2010 0.00 DNP
19 94 Reid Mahon 2010 0.00 DNP
20 94 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
21 94 Taylor Thompson 2014 10.12
22 93 Nefi Ogando 2016 3.65
23 93 Steven Ames 2015 0.00 DNP
24 93 Drew Hayes 2015 0.00 DNP
25 93 Carlos Hines 2008 0.00 DNP
26 93 Andrew Johnston 2011 0.00 DNP
27 93 Michael Dubee 2013 0.00 DNP
28 93 Brett Butts 2013 0.00 DNP
29 93 Anthony Tomey 2009 0.00 DNP
30 93 Brian Moran 2016 0.00 DNP
31 93 Barret Browning 2012 5.12
32 93 Stephen Kohlscheen 2016 0.00 DNP
33 93 Jeff Urlaub 2014 0.00 DNP
34 93 Adam Liberatore 2014 0.00 DNP
35 93 John Cornely 2016 0.00 DNP
36 93 Matt Wilhite 2009 0.00 DNP
37 93 Carlos Vasquez 2010 0.00 DNP
38 93 Chris Rearick 2015 12.00
39 93 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
40 93 Sam Runion 2016 0.00 DNP
41 92 Tim Lahey 2009 0.00 DNP
42 92 T.J. Large 2010 0.00 DNP
43 92 Henry Mabee 2013 0.00 DNP
44 92 Daniel Tillman 2016 0.00 DNP
45 92 Jason Urquidez 2010 0.00 DNP
46 92 Alex Serrano 2008 0.00
47 92 James Nygren 2016 0.00 DNP
48 92 Donnie Joseph 2015 0.00 DNP
49 92 Jeff Sues 2010 0.00 DNP
50 92 Adam Kolarek 2016 0.00 DNP
51 92 Seth Simmons 2015 0.00 DNP
52 92 Chris Mobley 2011 0.00 DNP
53 92 Josh Schmidt 2010 0.00 DNP
54 92 James Patterson 2016 0.00 DNP
55 92 Kyle Hunter 2016 0.00 DNP
56 92 Josh Ellis 2012 0.00 DNP
57 92 Ryan Meaux 2006 0.00 DNP
58 92 Garrett Parcell 2012 0.00 DNP
59 91 Chris Cooper 2006 0.00 DNP
60 91 Brian Baker 2010 0.00 DNP
61 91 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
62 91 Layne Somsen 2016 19.29
63 91 Chris Petrini 2014 0.00 DNP
64 91 Michael Olmsted 2014 0.00 DNP
65 91 Ryan Doolittle 2015 0.00 DNP
66 91 John Church 2014 0.00 DNP
67 91 Paul Smyth 2014 0.00 DNP
68 91 Patrick Ryan 2010 0.00 DNP
69 91 Trey Barham 2013 0.00 DNP
70 91 Jimmy Reyes 2016 0.00 DNP
71 91 Hector Nelo 2014 0.00 DNP
72 91 Steve Bray 2008 0.00 DNP
73 91 Robert Hinton 2012 0.00 DNP
74 91 Michael Broadway 2014 0.00 DNP
75 91 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
76 90 Jay Buente 2011 10.80
77 90 Chris Hayes 2010 0.00 DNP
78 90 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
79 90 Kenny Faulk 2014 0.00 DNP
80 90 Manuel Barreda 2016 0.00 DNP
81 90 David Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
82 90 Will Latimer 2013 0.00 DNP
83 90 Hunter Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
84 90 Mike Schultz 2007 0.00
85 90 Kraig Sitton 2016 0.00 DNP
86 90 Jonathan Ellis 2010 0.00 DNP
87 90 Carlos Muniz 2008 5.40
88 90 David Cales 2015 0.00 DNP
89 90 Marquis Fleming 2014 0.00 DNP
90 90 Jeff Inman 2015 0.00 DNP
91 90 Benino Pruneda 2016 0.00 DNP
92 90 Brendan Lafferty 2013 0.00 DNP
93 90 Paul Phillips 2011 0.00 DNP
94 90 Daniel Stange 2013 16.20
95 90 Justin Hedrick 2009 0.00 DNP
96 89 Kyle Kaminska 2016 0.00 DNP
97 89 Leuris Gomez 2014 0.00 DNP
98 89 Derrick Gordon 2011 0.00 DNP
99 89 Erik Hamren 2014 0.00 DNP
100 89 Colin Bates 2015 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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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Louis Head threw 86 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (94mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).