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Kieran Lovegrove PIndians

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 19)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-28-1994
Height6' 4"
Weight185 lbs
Age20 years, 2 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
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2012
2013
-1.22014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2012 RSA int 2 1 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CLE Rk 8 7 21.0 5.77 86 .309 .277 .349 .420 .280 .386 95 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2013 CLE Rk 13 12 58.3 5.96 80 .286 .258 .340 .372 .277 .330 98 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2014 MHV A- 8 8 30.0 6.99 43 .280 .245 .308 .361 .256 .286 99 -4.8 -0.5 -5.1 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2012 RSA int 0 1 0 2 1 2.0 3 3 1 0 0% .375 13.5 13.5 0.0 4.5 3.00 31.50 0.0 0.0
2012 CLE Rk 0 2 0 8 7 21.0 28 9 18 1 42% .386 12.0 3.9 0.4 7.7 1.76 6.00 2.9 0.3
2013 CLE Rk 1 7 0 13 12 58.3 63 31 51 4 48% .330 9.7 4.8 0.6 7.9 1.61 5.25 1.6 0.2
2014 MHV A- 2 2 0 8 8 30.0 28 23 14 0 49% .286 8.4 6.9 0.0 4.2 1.70 3.90 -5.1 -0.5

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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2014-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Multi part question...It may be too early to tell, but the Indians seemed to have gotten burned by selecting Mitch Brown and Kieran Lovegrove with high picks in the 2012 draft. What did you think of these two at the time they were drafted, and do you like the combo of Hockin and Sheffield better? Do you think either of these recent 2014 draftees can become a higher end MOR starter?
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Brown has a solid delivery and had a deep repertoire when drafted, but his lack of a plus-plus offering limited his ceiling until he honed the secondaries, which just hasn't happened thus far (particularly in the command department). Lovegrove relies on a hip-whip strategy for torque that can be difficult to repeat, timing-wise, and his stat line is feeling the burn of an inconsistent delivery. Hockin has a solid frame and a very stable delivery that is a bit light on power. He is another example of a pitcher whose secondaries will determine his ultimate utility at the highest level.

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