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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, 5 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 61 1.09 78.1
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 0.65 64.1
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 4.32 102.6
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 1.8 0.7 1.5 34 0 52.1 41 21 36 6 .229 1.18 4.03 4.33 2.4 0.3
80o 1.6 0.5 1.2 30 0 45.5 39 20 32 6 .244 1.28 4.46 4.8 -0.0 -0.0
70o 1.4 0.4 1.1 27 0 40.9 37 19 28 6 .255 1.36 4.78 5.15 -1.5 -0.2
60o 1.2 0.4 0.9 24 0 37.0 35 18 26 5 .264 1.43 5.05 5.45 -2.5 -0.3
50o 1.1 0.3 0.8 22 0 33.5 33 17 23 5 .273 1.50 5.32 5.74 -3.2 -0.3
40o 1 0.3 0.7 20 0 30.1 31 16 21 5 .282 1.56 5.59 6.04 -3.8 -0.4
30o 0.8 0.2 0.6 17 0 26.6 29 15 18 4 .292 1.64 5.88 6.36 -4.2 -0.5
20o 0.7 0.2 0.5 15 0 22.6 26 13 16 4 .303 1.73 6.23 6.75 -4.5 -0.5
10o 0.5 0.1 0.3 11 0 17.2 21 11 12 3 .319 1.86 6.73 7.31 -4.4 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.10.30.821032.63216235.2711.485.275.69-3.0-0.3

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