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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-12-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age25 years, 4 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2013
2014
2015
0.62016
0.52017
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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
2016 KCA MLB 21 0 22.0 2 2 0 13 11 30 0 .259 104 5.3 4.5 0.0 12.3 50% .283 .191 1.09 2.02 1.23 81 2.77 64.4 0.6
CareerMLB21022.02201311300.2591045.34.50.012.350%.283.1911.092.021.23823.0183.40.5

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 IDA Rk 19 0 30.3 1 3 0 34 17 42 1 .274 112 10.1 5.0 0.3 12.5 55% .379 .294 1.68 4.17 5.64 87 2.22 84.5
2014 IDA Rk 10 1 19.7 1 0 1 10 10 27 1 .000 4.6 4.6 0.5 12.4 0% .225 .000 1.02 3.62 2.29 84 2.32 85.5
2015 LEX A 14 0 26.0 2 1 4 12 12 38 1 .271 102 4.2 4.2 0.3 13.2 48% .234 .193 0.92 2.68 2.08 75 1.65 80.8
2015 WIL A+ 15 11 68.0 1 6 1 48 19 83 7 .260 96 6.4 2.5 0.9 11.0 37% .255 .231 0.99 3.21 2.78 83 2.13 86.9
2016 KCA MLB 21 0 22.0 2 2 0 13 11 30 0 .259 104 5.3 4.5 0.0 12.3 50% .283 .191 1.09 2.02 1.23 81 2.77 64.4
2016 NWA AA 22 18 102.3 3 8 0 102 23 107 14 .268 100 9.0 2.0 1.2 9.4 40% .320 .265 1.22 3.72 3.43 79 2.35 87.2

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
2016 425 0.5035 0.4306 0.6721 0.6028 0.2559 0.7132 0.5741 0.3279
Career4250.50350.43060.67210.60280.25590.71320.57410.3279

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2017 KCA $
2016 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 64 dPlatinum Sports1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17.
  • 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.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .292 .308 .333 .234
11 vs R (Multi) .118 .274 .137 .173
18 Split (Multi) .174 .033 .196 .061
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .292 .308 .333 .234
31 vs R (2016) .118 .274 .137 .173
38 Split (2016) .174 .033 .196 .061
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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BP Articles

Matt Strahm is referenced in the following articles.

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 9-10BP Fantasy Staff2017-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: American League RelieversMike Gianella2017-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Relief Pitchers on the Ocean FloorWilson Karaman2017-03-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessEarly ADP Analysis: Relief PitchersMatt Collins2017-03-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: American League Starting PitchersMike Gianella2017-03-03
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Organizational RankingsJeffrey Paternostro2017-03-02
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2017-03-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers, Part TwoGreg Wellemeyer2017-03-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessState of the Position: Starting PitchersGeorge Bissell2017-02-23
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2017-02-08
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2017-02-08
Flu-Like Symptoms: The Annual Vogelsong AwardsRob Mains2016-11-09
Pitching Backward: What We Know About Spin RateJeff Long2016-09-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 23Scooter Hotz2016-09-06
BP Unfiltered: It's the Penultimate Vogelsongs!Rob Mains2016-09-05
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2016-08-16


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-03-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)Have you guys ever experimented with pitchers who are coded as starting pitchers by Scoresheet but who will likely serve in relief roles in 2017? I am wondering if guys like David Phelps, Michael Lorenzen and Matt Strahm could be deployed as a sort of tandem fifth starter (with benefits such as switching handedness against a platoon-heavy team and potential lower ERAs). Does Scoresheet force you to start a pitcher with a game started that week if there's one on your roster?
(cgoble from KC)
This is a fun strategy, and something we've done and heard others also advocate. Playing time restrictions get stricter come playoff time, so these guys aren't as likely to be starting playoff games unless they've started real life games, but during the regular season it's a fun trick to pull. In the regular season, the measurement for contribution from starters is just total innings pitched, so guys like the ones you mentioned can start for you and offer some opportunities for good draft value and stronger than expected run prevention in a starting role (since they don't face that challenge in real life). (Ben Murphy, Ian Lefkowitz and Jared Weiss)
2017-02-14 12:00:00 (link to chat)Would Seth Lugo make a list if eligible?
(Daquan from Tristate)
Lugo is a nice story and may be a quite useful major league arm now, but I don't think he'd be a 101 guy. More akin to like Matt Strahm. (The Top 101 Prospect Chat with Jeffrey Paternostro)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Matt Strahm threw 655 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Curve (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).