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Portrait of Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas PBraves

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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-20-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 7 months, 7 days
BatsR
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2010
2011
2012
2013
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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
2014 ATL 27 16 0 10.7 0.0 10.7 1 2 0 0 0 0 48 10 5 5 0 11 6 5 0 13 4.22 2.35 2.63 1.2 0.1
Career16010.70.010.7120000481055011650134.222.352.631.20.1

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 ROM A 26 0 45.7 3.22 138 .258 .257 .331 .381 .264 .353 107 13.6 1.4 13.6 1.4
2013 MIS AA 39 13 104.3 4.33 90 .208 .245 .318 .358 .255 .259 93 10.6 1.1 8.6 0.7
2014 ATL MLB 16 0 10.7 2.63 131 .270 .229 .300 .347 .248 .345 94 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2014 MIS AA 4 0 3.3 8.18 -8 .330 .244 .301 .343 .238 .375 89 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2014 GWN AAA 6 1 13.7 3.90 121 .218 .258 .325 .372 .244 .324 107 1.4 0.1 1.3 0.1
2014 BRA Rk 3 3 6.0 5.18 100 .260 .247 .325 .353 .262 .400 106 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1

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 ROM A 5 0 6 26 0 45.7 45 15 58 4 45% .353 8.9 3.0 0.8 11.4 1.31 3.15 13.6 1.4
2013 MIS AA 7 8 1 39 13 104.3 72 37 123 7 43% .259 6.2 3.2 0.6 10.6 1.04 2.76 8.6 0.7
2014 ATL MLB 1 2 0 16 0 10.7 10 6 13 0 41% .345 8.4 5.1 0.0 11.0 1.50 4.22 1.2 0.1
2014 BRA Rk 0 0 0 3 3 6.0 7 0 7 1 38% .400 10.5 0.0 1.5 10.5 1.17 4.50 0.8 0.1
2014 GWN AAA 0 1 1 6 1 13.7 12 5 16 1 46% .324 7.9 3.3 0.7 10.5 1.24 3.95 1.3 0.1
2014 MIS AA 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 4 2 4 1 44% .375 10.8 5.4 2.7 10.8 1.80 5.40 -1.3 -0.1

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
2014 202 0.4604 0.3861 0.7179 0.5914 0.2110 0.8545 0.3913 0.2692
Career2020.46040.38610.71790.59140.2110.85450.39130.2692

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-31 - Minors - - Left Shoulder Tendonitis -
2014-06-16 2014-07-21 Minors 35 0 Left Shoulder Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ATL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract selected by Atlanta 3/29/14.
  • Signed by Atlanta 5/21/12 as an amateur free agent (VCU).

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BP Articles

Ian Thomas is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen MismanagementJeff Long2014-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Single's Going SteadyR.J. Anderson2014-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening DayR.J. Anderson2014-03-31


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-08-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ian Thomas? Prospect or suspect?
(Henry from Oakland)
One more from Mark Anderson, who had the misfortune to be online and available during my chatting time:

"I feel like I'm bursting bubbles today when I pinch hit for Ben. Thomas is more of a suspect for me. He's got fringy velo, decent command and a solid-average changeup. I don't think the breaking ball is enough for him to have success as a left-on-left guy, which leaves him as more of a good org arm for me." (Ben Lindbergh)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ian Thomas has thrown 201 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (79mph), Curve (74mph) and Cutter (86mph).