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Portrait of Matthew Strahm

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
27.3 4.17 1.34 26 1 0 0 0.1
Birth Date11-12-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
2015
0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP 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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 IDA Rk 19 0 30.3 34 17 42 1 .274 112 10.1 5.0 0.3 12.5 55% .379 .294 1.68 4.17 5.64
2014 IDA Rk 10 1 19.7 10 10 27 1 .000 4.6 4.6 0.5 12.4 0% .225 .000 1.02 3.62 2.29
2015 LEX A 14 0 26.0 12 12 38 1 .271 102 4.2 4.2 0.3 13.2 48% .234 .193 0.92 2.68 2.08
2015 WIL A+ 15 11 68.0 48 19 83 7 .260 96 6.4 2.5 0.9 11.0 37% .255 .231 0.99 3.21 2.78
2016 NWA AA 19 18 97.3 100 21 97 14 .262 104 9.2 1.9 1.3 9.0 40% .320 .265 1.24 3.81 3.61

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Year Team Salary
2016 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016). Contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2012 (21-643) (Neosho County CC, Kan.).

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1.1 0.5 0 20 0 40.4 28 13 40 3 .244 1.03 2.66 2.89 4.4 0.5
80o 1.1 0.5 0 20 0 33.4 26 12 33 3 .261 1.13 3.09 3.36 3.3 0.4
70o 1 0.4 0 20 0 28.6 23 11 28 3 .274 1.20 3.41 3.7 2.5 0.3
60o 1 0.4 0 20 0 24.5 21 10 24 3 .284 1.27 3.68 4 1.8 0.2
50o 1 0.4 0 20 0 20.9 19 9 21 2 .294 1.33 3.95 4.29 1.2 0.1
40o 1 0.4 0 20 0 17.4 17 8 17 2 .304 1.40 4.22 4.59 0.5 0.1
30o 1 0.4 0 20 0 13.7 14 6 14 2 .315 1.47 4.51 4.91 -0.3 -0.0
20o 1 0.3 0 20 0 9.5 10 5 9 1 .328 1.56 4.87 5.29 -1.1 -0.1
10o 0.9 0.3 0 20 0 4.0 5 2 4 1 .345 1.69 5.37 5.84 -2.4 -0.3
Weighted Mean10.4020019.8188202.2911.313.904.241.30.1

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 7/22/2016 10:12 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 27.0 21 7 26 3 .253 1.05 3.04 3.28 1.3 0.1
80o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 20.4 17 6 19 2 .270 1.14 3.44 3.72 0.9 0.1
70o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 15.9 14 5 15 2 .282 1.21 3.74 4.04 0.6 0.1
60o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 12.1 11 4 12 2 .292 1.28 4.00 4.32 0.3 0.0
50o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 8.7 9 3 8 1 .302 1.34 4.24 4.58 0.1 0.0
40o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 5.4 6 2 5 1 .311 1.40 4.49 4.85 -0.2 -0.0
30o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 1.9 2 1 2 0 .322 1.47 4.76 5.15 -0.5 -0.0
Weighted Mean0.40.40807.57371.2991.324.204.540.10.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 1% 3% 4% 7%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 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
20172511129031281331436.2891.323.964.378.13.89.01.20.1
20182621237039341740436.2901.323.924.327.94.09.30.90.2
20192721238040351741536.2881.303.904.307.93.89.21.10.2
20202821238040351741536.2881.303.904.307.93.89.21.10.2
20212921236038341639436.2891.303.944.348.03.89.20.90.2
20223021238041361741536.2881.303.894.298.03.89.11.10.2
20233121238040361741536.2881.313.904.308.03.89.11.10.2
20243221133035311435436.2881.293.924.328.03.69.01.00.2
20253321132034301434436.2881.293.934.337.93.79.01.10.2

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 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
20172510029030321127536.3061.424.705.189.53.38.01.5-0.2
2018261002702831927536.3191.414.424.879.82.98.61.6-0.0
2019271002102325819536.3061.465.185.719.93.27.52.0-0.3
20202821036039431434836.3081.475.105.6310.03.37.91.9-0.4
2021291001601715720336.2941.324.444.908.13.810.81.6-0.0

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
1out of baseball0.80.62.93.47.6

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20151out of baseball0.80.62.93.47.6

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 95 Gregory Nappo 2013 0.00 DNP
2 94 Alex Blackford 2015 0.00 DNP
3 94 Jose Perez 2012 0.00 DNP
4 94 Wilfrido Perez 2009 0.00 DNP
5 93 Justin Fiske 2009 0.00 DNP
6 93 Seth Rosin 2013 0.00 DNP
7 93 Chris Perry 2015 0.00 DNP
8 92 Tyler Jones 2014 0.00 DNP
9 92 Edwin Carl 2013 0.00 DNP
10 92 Jarod Plummer 2008 0.00 DNP
11 92 Noe Ramirez 2014 0.00 DNP
12 92 Misael DeJesus 2009 0.00 DNP
13 91 Wilkin De La Rosa 2009 0.00 DNP
14 91 Garett Claypool 2013 0.00 DNP
15 91 Michael Dubee 2010 0.00 DNP
16 91 Kevin Vance 2015 0.00 DNP
17 91 Chase Anderson 2012 0.00 DNP
18 91 Justin Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
19 91 Thomas Walz 2013 0.00 DNP
20 91 Jeff Beliveau 2011 0.00 DNP
21 91 Greg Holland 2010 7.23
22 90 A.J. Achter 2013 0.00 DNP
23 90 Chad Smith 2014 5.40
24 90 Preston Guilmet 2012 0.00 DNP
25 90 Adam Lopez 2014 0.00 DNP
26 90 Aaron Kurcz 2015 0.00 DNP
27 90 Alex Sogard 2012 0.00 DNP
28 90 Robert Shore 2013 0.00 DNP
29 90 Brandon Sisk 2010 0.00 DNP
30 90 Robert Bell 2010 0.00 DNP
31 90 Derek Law 2015 0.00 DNP
32 90 Josh Judy 2010 0.00 DNP
33 90 Bryce Stowell 2011 0.00 DNP
34 90 Bryce Bandilla 2014 0.00 DNP
35 89 Kyler Newby 2009 0.00 DNP
36 89 Thomas Lee 2014 0.00 DNP
37 89 Bobby Bramhall 2010 0.00 DNP
38 89 Tanner Scheppers 2011 0.00 DNP
39 89 Ryne Reynoso 2009 0.00 DNP
40 89 Murilo Gouvea 2013 0.00 DNP
41 89 Rob Wort 2013 0.00 DNP
42 89 Kramer Champlin 2014 0.00 DNP
43 89 Brett Bochy 2012 0.00 DNP
44 89 Ty'Relle Harris 2011 0.00 DNP
45 89 Dietrich Enns 2015 0.00 DNP
46 89 Troy Neiman 2015 0.00 DNP
47 89 Hector Correa 2012 0.00 DNP
48 89 Randor Bierd 2008 5.89
49 89 Grant Dayton 2012 0.00 DNP
50 89 Greg Gonzalez 2013 0.00 DNP
51 89 Jonathan Aro 2015 6.97
52 89 Mickey Storey 2010 0.00 DNP
53 89 Stephen Kohlscheen 2013 0.00 DNP
54 89 Eliecer Navarro 2012 0.00 DNP
55 89 Mike Bolsinger 2012 0.00 DNP
56 88 Mitchell Lambson 2015 0.00 DNP
57 88 Erik Stiller 2009 0.00 DNP
58 88 Jeff Johnson 2014 0.00 DNP
59 88 German Marte 2009 0.00 DNP
60 88 Nick Vincent 2011 0.00 DNP
61 88 Eric Ruth 2015 0.00 DNP
62 88 Hector Neris 2013 0.00 DNP
63 88 Jeff Stevens 2008 0.00 DNP
64 88 Robert Manuel 2008 0.00 DNP
65 88 Alan Williams 2014 0.00 DNP
66 88 Matthew Frevert 2011 0.00 DNP
67 88 Alex Maestri 2009 0.00 DNP
68 88 Will Harris 2009 0.00 DNP
69 88 Ronald Uviedo 2011 0.00 DNP
70 88 Jose De La Torre 2010 0.00 DNP
71 88 Drew Hayes 2012 0.00 DNP
72 88 Buddy Baumann 2012 0.00 DNP
73 88 Brad Boxberger 2012 3.90
74 88 Jorge Perez 2010 0.00 DNP
75 88 Josh Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
76 88 Jhonny Nunez 2010 0.00 DNP
77 88 Tim Atherton 2014 0.00 DNP
78 88 Zach Petrick 2014 0.00 DNP
79 88 Calvin Drummond 2014 0.00 DNP
80 88 Arnie Munoz 2006 0.00 DNP
81 88 Kyle Lloyd 2015 0.00 DNP
82 88 Jon Link 2008 0.00 DNP
83 88 Ryne Harper 2013 0.00 DNP
84 88 Josh Zeid 2011 0.00 DNP
85 88 Chad Beck 2009 0.00 DNP
86 88 Nelvin Fuentes 2013 0.00 DNP
87 88 Daniel Meszaros 2010 0.00 DNP
88 88 Jason Gurka 2012 0.00 DNP
89 87 Tommy Palica 2012 0.00 DNP
90 87 Rob Bryson 2012 0.00 DNP
91 87 Rob Wooten 2010 0.00 DNP
92 87 Chad Girodo 2015 0.00 DNP
93 87 Robbie Weinhardt 2010 7.06
94 87 Andrew Taylor 2011 0.00 DNP
95 87 Michael Schwimer 2010 0.00 DNP
96 87 Matt Chaffee 2013 0.00 DNP
97 87 Justin Garcia 2011 0.00 DNP
98 87 Jonathan Arias 2012 0.00 DNP
99 87 Tyler Burgoon 2013 0.00 DNP
100 87 Kyle Landis 2010 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Matthew Strahm has thrown 154 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2016, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Curve (74mph) and Change (82mph).