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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
107.0 5.28 1.67 72 6 7 0 -0.9
Birth Date11-17-1990
Height6' 5"
Weight210 lbs
Age23 years, 11 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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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 ORM Rk 15 12 36.7 5.90 100 .237 .278 .350 .412 .270 .277 110 6.7 0.6 6.7 0.6
2013 SBR A+ 22 22 130.7 4.97 88 .246 .266 .341 .428 .277 .262 90 9.2 0.9 9.2 0.9
2013 ARK AA 5 5 25.7 4.30 88 .293 .253 .316 .386 .257 .306 89 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2014 SBR A+ 33 8 70.3 5.97 66 .314 .271 .339 .430 .276 .359 90 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2014 ARK AA 9 9 43.3 5.27 76 .295 .254 .320 .379 .258 .328 98 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0

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 ORM Rk 1 1 0 15 12 36.7 31 16 34 3 62% .277 7.6 3.9 0.7 8.3 1.28 5.15 6.7 0.6
2013 ARK AA 1 1 0 5 5 25.7 23 20 26 1 52% .306 8.1 7.0 0.4 9.1 1.68 3.86 1.5 0.2
2013 SBR A+ 11 4 0 22 22 130.7 103 62 110 10 47% .262 7.1 4.3 0.7 7.6 1.26 3.38 9.2 0.9
2014 SBR A+ 3 7 5 33 8 70.3 80 43 80 11 37% .359 10.2 5.5 1.4 10.2 1.75 5.76 3.1 0.3
2014 ARK AA 1 4 0 9 9 43.3 44 36 34 2 33% .328 9.1 7.5 0.4 7.1 1.85 6.44 -0.2 -0.0

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

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 8.8 7.4 0 27 27 129.5 111 62 87 12 .254 1.34 3.95 4.3 12.1 1.2
80o 8 7.5 0 26 26 121.6 113 63 82 12 .269 1.45 4.39 4.77 4.8 0.5
70o 7.4 7.6 0 24 24 116.0 113 64 78 13 .280 1.53 4.72 5.13 -0.0 -0.0
60o 6.9 7.6 0 23 23 111.3 114 64 75 13 .289 1.60 5.00 5.44 -3.7 -0.4
50o 6.4 7.6 0 22 22 107.0 114 64 72 13 .298 1.66 5.27 5.73 -6.8 -0.7
40o 6 7.6 0 22 22 102.8 114 64 69 13 .306 1.74 5.55 6.03 -9.7 -1.0
30o 5.5 7.7 0 21 21 98.4 114 64 66 13 .316 1.81 5.85 6.36 -12.4 -1.3
20o 5 7.6 0 20 20 93.3 114 64 63 13 .327 1.91 6.21 6.75 -15.2 -1.5
10o 4.3 7.6 0 18 18 86.5 113 64 58 13 .342 2.05 6.73 7.32 -18.5 -1.9
Weighted Mean6.57.602222106.8113637212.2951.655.235.69-6.4-0.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2015247802525148146761071648.2871.504.564.968.94.66.51.0-0.0
201625570202012012461911348.2981.544.725.139.34.66.81.0-0.2
201726560191911110961841248.2871.534.594.998.84.96.81.0-0.0
201827560191911111156921148.3001.504.494.889.04.57.40.90.1
201928560191911011053861248.2961.484.444.829.04.37.01.00.2
202029560181810710851821248.2951.484.474.869.14.36.91.00.1
202130560181810610650821248.2961.484.434.829.04.37.01.00.2
202231560171710210249811148.2951.484.374.759.04.37.11.00.2
2023325501717989744821148.2961.434.184.548.94.07.51.00.5

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.7out of baseballout of baseball0.10.623.6

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 89)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 97 Chorye Spoone 2009 0.00 DNP
2 93 Rafael Dolis 2011 0.00
3 93 Scott Snodgress 2013 0.00 DNP
4 93 Zach Phillips 2010 0.00 DNP
5 93 Connor Graham 2009 0.00 DNP
6 93 Joe Gardner 2011 0.00 DNP
7 93 Justin Grimm 2012 9.00
8 92 Oswaldo Sosa 2009 0.00 DNP
9 92 Kyle Weiland 2010 0.00 DNP
10 92 Dan Cortes 2010 5.06
11 92 Sean West 2009 5.23
12 91 Aaron Northcraft 2013 0.00 DNP
13 91 Kevin Siegrist 2013 0.45
14 91 T.J. House 2013 0.00 DNP
15 91 Ariel Pena 2012 0.00 DNP
16 91 Michael O'Brien 2013 0.00 DNP
17 91 Tyson Ross 2010 5.49
18 91 Brooks Brown 2008 0.00 DNP
19 91 Graham Stoneburner 2011 0.00 DNP
20 90 Brett Marshall 2013 4.50
21 90 Mark Cohoon 2011 0.00 DNP
22 90 Anthony Ferrara 2013 0.00 DNP
23 90 Charlie Haeger 2007 8.74
24 90 Ryan Searle 2012 0.00 DNP
25 90 Erik Johnson 2013 5.20
26 90 Andrew Cashner 2010 5.13
27 90 Ubaldo Jimenez 2007 5.05
28 89 Anthony Ortega 2009 10.66
29 89 P.J. Walters 2008 0.00 DNP
30 89 J.R. Graham 2013 0.00 DNP
31 89 Casey Crosby 2012 9.49
32 89 Carlos Pimentel 2013 0.00 DNP
33 89 Blake Wood 2009 0.00 DNP
34 89 Jonny Venters 2008 0.00 DNP
35 89 Anthony Ranaudo 2013 0.00 DNP
36 89 Anthony Fernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
37 88 Ivan Nova 2010 4.71
38 88 Travis Wood 2010 3.94
39 88 AJ Schugel 2012 0.00 DNP
40 88 Chris Archer 2012 5.22
41 88 Thomas Collier 2013 0.00 DNP
42 88 Andres Santiago 2013 0.00 DNP
43 88 Zachary Nuding 2013 0.00 DNP
44 88 Jake Arrieta 2009 0.00 DNP
45 88 Nevin Griffith 2012 0.00 DNP
46 88 Jon Kibler 2010 0.00 DNP
47 88 Charles Brewer 2011 0.00 DNP
48 88 D.J. Mitchell 2010 0.00 DNP
49 88 Justin Wilson 2011 0.00 DNP
50 87 Joshua Slaats 2012 0.00 DNP
51 87 Alex Colome 2012 0.00 DNP
52 87 Nick Barnese 2012 0.00 DNP
53 87 Chris Mason 2008 0.00 DNP
54 87 Aaron Miller 2011 0.00 DNP
55 87 Jeff Lyman 2010 0.00 DNP
56 87 Lance Lynn 2010 0.00 DNP
57 87 Deryk Hooker 2012 0.00 DNP
58 87 Ryan Pressly 2012 0.00 DNP
59 87 Carlos Rosa 2008 2.70
60 87 Alex Cobb 2011 3.59
61 87 Drew Gagnon 2013 0.00 DNP
62 87 Chris Hernandez 2012 0.00 DNP
63 87 Allen Webster 2013 8.90
64 87 Alex Torres 2011 4.50
65 87 Dillon Gee 2009 0.00 DNP
66 87 Ryan Morris 2011 0.00 DNP
67 87 Josh Outman 2008 4.91
68 87 Gregory Peavey 2012 0.00 DNP
69 87 Adam Warren 2011 0.00 DNP
70 87 Kyle Cofield 2010 0.00 DNP
71 87 Evan Anundsen 2011 0.00 DNP
72 87 Kyle Drabek 2011 6.18
73 87 Jorge Reyes 2011 0.00 DNP
74 86 Carlos Hernandez 2010 0.00 DNP
75 86 Trevor Reckling 2012 0.00 DNP
76 86 Nick Additon 2011 0.00 DNP
77 86 T.J. McFarland 2012 0.00 DNP
78 86 John Gast 2012 0.00 DNP
79 86 Jess Todd 2009 7.66
80 86 Jarrod Parker 2012 3.52
81 86 Wily Peralta 2012 2.48
82 86 Boone Whiting 2013 0.00 DNP
83 86 Maikel Cleto 2012 7.00
84 86 Rob Rasmussen 2012 0.00 DNP
85 86 Jose Quintana 2012 4.09
86 86 Brandon Workman 2012 0.00 DNP
87 86 Anthony Swarzak 2009 6.56
88 86 Gregory Infante 2011 0.00 DNP
89 86 Chad Rogers 2013 0.00 DNP
90 86 Esmil Rogers 2009 4.50
91 86 Chaz Roe 2010 0.00 DNP
92 86 Tyler Herron 2010 0.00 DNP
93 86 Dallas Keuchel 2011 0.00 DNP
94 86 Eric Jokisch 2013 0.00 DNP
95 86 Deunte Heath 2009 0.00 DNP
96 86 Elvin Ramirez 2011 0.00 DNP
97 86 Zach Cates 2013 0.00 DNP
98 85 Jose Cisnero 2012 0.00 DNP
99 85 Dallas Trahern 2009 0.00 DNP
100 85 Lay Batista 2013 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

BP Articles

Mark Sappington is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, September 3rdJeff Moore2014-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, May 19Jeff Moore2014-05-20
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomBP Prospect Staff2014-03-03
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Angels Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-08
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 8Zach Mortimer2013-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Minors: First Half RecapJason Parks2013-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: June 17BP Prospect Staff2013-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 19-April 21Zach Mortimer2013-04-22
Pitcher Profile: New Arms of the Week, First EditionHarry Pavlidis2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-08


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Mark Sappington threw 21 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (86mph).