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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
36.0 5.01 1.39 26 2 1 1 -0.3
Birth Date9-6-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
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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 CLN A 11 0 19.3 1 0 5 10 5 32 1 .258 96 4.7 2.3 0.5 14.9 29% .273 .162 0.78 1.64 0.93 68 1.21 76.4
2012 PUL Rk 7 0 8.3 1 0 2 1 0 19 0 .257 106 1.1 0.0 0.0 20.5 78% .111 .078 0.12 -0.86 0.00 45 0.67 56.0
2013 HDS A+ 42 0 58.7 2 5 1 61 27 57 3 .276 114 9.4 4.1 0.5 8.7 44% .331 .276 1.50 4.08 4.60 100 3.94 101.4
2014 HDS A+ 23 0 39.3 3 0 4 34 8 50 4 .274 117 7.8 1.8 0.9 11.4 40% .342 .231 1.07 3.36 2.97 73 1.84 81.7
2014 WTN AA 17 0 33.0 1 1 2 20 10 34 1 .254 102 5.5 2.7 0.3 9.3 37% .237 .178 0.91 2.43 1.64 82 3.21 93.1
2015 MYR A+ 3 0 4.7 0 0 2 3 4 6 0 .243 101 5.8 7.7 0.0 11.6 10% .300 .258 1.50 3.25 3.86 106 4.36 104.9
2015 TEN AA 12 0 13.7 1 0 0 10 16 12 0 .264 101 6.6 10.5 0.0 7.9 35% .270 .286 1.90 5.50 3.29 130 8.65 133.0
2015 CUB Rk 4 1 4.7 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 .251 101 3.9 0.0 0.0 5.8 69% .154 .105 0.43 2.53 0.00 90 3.56 98.5

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

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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 1.9 0.6 1.5 34 0 52.1 41 21 36 6 .229 1.19 4.03 4.31 2.6 0.3
80o 1.6 0.5 1.2 29 0 45.4 39 20 32 6 .244 1.29 4.46 4.78 0.1 0.0
70o 1.4 0.4 1.1 26 0 40.8 37 19 28 6 .255 1.37 4.78 5.12 -1.3 -0.1
60o 1.2 0.4 0.9 24 0 37.0 35 18 26 5 .265 1.43 5.06 5.43 -2.3 -0.3
50o 1.1 0.3 0.8 22 0 33.5 33 17 23 5 .273 1.50 5.32 5.72 -3.1 -0.3
40o 1 0.3 0.7 20 0 30.1 31 16 21 5 .282 1.57 5.59 6.02 -3.7 -0.4
30o 0.8 0.2 0.6 17 0 26.5 29 15 19 4 .292 1.64 5.88 6.34 -4.1 -0.4
20o 0.7 0.2 0.5 15 0 22.5 26 13 16 4 .303 1.74 6.23 6.73 -4.4 -0.5
10o 0.5 0.1 0.3 11 0 17.2 21 11 12 3 .319 1.87 6.74 7.29 -4.3 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.10.30.821032.63216235.2711.485.285.67-2.8-0.3

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
20182810120030281930533.3131.575.215.978.45.79.01.5-0.3
20192921133050392956633.2891.354.425.067.05.210.01.10.0
20203010126040302342533.2661.314.595.266.75.19.41.1-0.1
20213110128043362449633.3141.414.425.067.65.110.31.30.0
20223210117026231827433.3101.605.306.078.16.39.51.4-0.3

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 99 Drew Hayes 2015 0.00 DNP
2 98 Stephen Shackleford 2016 0.00 DNP
3 96 Chris Petrini 2014 0.00 DNP
4 96 Manuel Barreda 2016 0.00 DNP
5 96 Brennan Garr 2011 0.00 DNP
6 96 Anthony Tomey 2009 0.00 DNP
7 96 Kevin Cameron 2007 3.72
8 96 Jeff Sues 2010 0.00 DNP
9 95 Rocky Roquet 2010 0.00 DNP
10 95 Steven Ames 2015 0.00 DNP
11 95 Benino Pruneda 2016 0.00 DNP
12 95 Neil Wagner 2011 12.60
13 95 Will Harris 2012 9.17
14 95 Michael Olmsted 2014 0.00 DNP
15 95 Taylor Thompson 2014 10.12
16 95 Brett Butts 2013 0.00 DNP
17 95 Matt Wright 2014 0.00 DNP
18 95 Nefi Ogando 2016 3.65
19 94 Jason Gurka 2015 9.39
20 94 Ryan Kelly 2015 7.56
21 94 Jeff Kennard 2009 0.00 DNP
22 94 Jonathan Ellis 2010 0.00 DNP
23 94 Jordan Conley 2014 0.00 DNP
24 94 Chia-Jen Lo 2013 4.19
25 94 John Cornely 2016 0.00 DNP
26 94 Ryan Doolittle 2015 0.00 DNP
27 94 David Cales 2015 0.00 DNP
28 94 Caleb Graham 2014 0.00 DNP
29 94 Dwayne Pollok 2008 0.00 DNP
30 94 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
31 94 Joe Torres 2010 0.00 DNP
32 94 Chris Cooper 2006 0.00 DNP
33 93 Marquis Fleming 2014 0.00 DNP
34 93 Jeff Inman 2015 0.00 DNP
35 93 Jeff Urlaub 2014 0.00 DNP
36 93 Dayan Diaz 2016 12.15
37 93 Brett Hunter 2014 0.00 DNP
38 93 Jason Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
39 93 Jeff Miller 2007 0.00 DNP
40 93 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
41 93 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
42 93 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP
43 93 Josh Kinney 2006 3.24
44 93 Iden Nazario 2016 0.00 DNP
45 93 Ryan Robowski 2015 0.00 DNP
46 93 Daniel Tillman 2016 0.00 DNP
47 93 Paul Phillips 2011 0.00 DNP
48 92 Jumbo Diaz 2011 0.00 DNP
49 92 Derrick Gordon 2011 0.00 DNP
50 92 Kenny Faulk 2014 0.00 DNP
51 92 Jason Urquidez 2010 0.00 DNP
52 92 Enosil Tejeda 2016 0.00 DNP
53 92 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
54 92 Adam Carr 2011 0.00 DNP
55 92 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
56 92 Layne Somsen 2016 19.29
57 92 Patrick Ryan 2010 0.00 DNP
58 92 Justin Dowdy 2011 0.00 DNP
59 92 Rommie Lewis 2010 6.75
60 92 Neil Schenk 2013 0.00 DNP
61 92 Mike Schultz 2007 0.00
62 92 Michael James 2008 0.00 DNP
63 92 David Mixon 2012 0.00 DNP
64 92 Matt Gorgen 2014 0.00 DNP
65 92 Steve Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
66 91 Phil McCormick 2016 0.00 DNP
67 91 Reid Mahon 2010 0.00 DNP
68 91 Marcel Prado 2015 0.00 DNP
69 91 Joe Donofrio 2016 0.00 DNP
70 91 Andrew Johnston 2011 0.00 DNP
71 91 Jonathan Ortiz 2013 0.00 DNP
72 91 Michael Thomas 2016 0.00 DNP
73 91 T.J. Large 2010 0.00 DNP
74 91 Juan Lara 2008 0.00 DNP
75 91 Ramon Delgado 2014 0.00 DNP
76 91 Joe Bisenius 2010 11.57
77 91 Andrew Sikula 2016 0.00 DNP
78 91 Sam Runion 2016 0.00 DNP
79 91 Alec Zumwalt 2008 0.00 DNP
80 91 Tony Davis 2015 0.00 DNP
81 91 Danny Rueckel 2007 0.00 DNP
82 91 Will Latimer 2013 0.00 DNP
83 91 Leuris Gomez 2014 0.00 DNP
84 91 Kyle Landis 2013 0.00 DNP
85 91 Tim Lahey 2009 0.00 DNP
86 91 Judd Songster 2007 0.00 DNP
87 91 Lee Tabor 2012 0.00 DNP
88 91 John Church 2014 0.00 DNP
89 91 Brandon Kloess 2012 0.00 DNP
90 91 Joseph Krebs 2012 0.00 DNP
91 91 Carlos Vasquez 2010 0.00 DNP
92 91 Clint Everts 2012 0.00 DNP
93 91 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
94 91 A.J. Battisto 2011 0.00 DNP
95 91 Matthew Scherer 2010 0.00 DNP
96 90 Matthew Hauser 2015 0.00 DNP
97 90 Harvey Garcia 2011 0.00 DNP
98 90 Leyson Septimo 2013 0.00 DNP
99 90 Alan Farina 2014 0.00 DNP
100 90 Chad Rhoades 2010 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 Matt Brazis, a 28th-round reliever with a good changeup and deceptive delivery, put up one of those amazing short-season lines: 8 1/3 innings, 19 strikeouts, one baserunner.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Live That FantasySahadev Sharma2014-12-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Live That FantasyWilson Karaman2014-12-19


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Matt Brazis threw 117 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 (92mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).