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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 21)
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Birth Date7-1-1994
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
Age22 years, 1 months, 23 days
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2012
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-0.82016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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 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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 KNG Rk 7 6 32.0 1 3 0 38 14 26 2 .264 112 10.7 3.9 0.6 7.3 46% .330 .269 1.62 4.20 5.62
2013 KNG Rk 11 11 69.0 8 1 0 53 12 62 6 .251 106 6.9 1.6 0.8 8.1 55% .255 .207 0.94 3.55 2.09
2014 SAV A 13 13 69.0 3 5 0 75 37 46 5 .256 102 9.8 4.8 0.7 6.0 57% .310 .290 1.62 4.98 4.83
2015 SAV A 6 5 33.7 4 0 0 28 7 33 0 .254 93 7.5 1.9 0.0 8.8 48% .301 .216 1.04 2.15 1.87
2015 BRO A- 3 2 12.3 0 2 0 15 8 13 0 .271 94 10.9 5.8 0.0 9.5 61% .395 .316 1.86 3.60 5.11
2015 MTS Rk 3 2 6.0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 .267 102 3.0 1.5 0.0 7.5 73% .133 .110 0.50 2.13 0.00
2016 SLU A+ 23 23 124.0 8 9 0 122 48 88 6 .259 104 8.9 3.5 0.4 6.4 50% .300 .261 1.37 3.76 3.85

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-06-29 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

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BP Articles

Chris Flexen is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 20thChristopher Crawford2016-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 27thChristopher Crawford2016-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: Florida State LeagueSteve Givarz2016-04-12
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does it seem like the Reds did better in the Bruce trade because of the medical issue? Isn't Dilson Herrera > Brandon Nimmo + Chris Flexen?
(John from NJ)
So I have heard three different stories on who actually failed a medical in the deal. The only stuff I have seem officially reported was Nimmo and Wotell were in the deal, and then it was Herrera/Wotell. Read into that what you will. Personally, yeah I would prefer Herrera to Nimmo, but there isn't a huge difference, and Herrera being limited to 2B could be an issue for some teams (Mets included apparently). (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-02-25 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the Mets prospect who you thinks makes the biggest jump this year, both in your rankings and nationally (aside from Carpio)?
(Eric from Ramapo)
Lindsay could be a top 101 guy.

I will be writing about this soon, but I think I might already be too low on Ali Sanchez.

Chris Flexen is another one if he gets a full healthy season under his belt given the dearth or arms in this system. You also have all the 2015 prep arms. Max Wottell is the most interesting of the bunch. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2013-08-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Chris Flexen kind of a big deal or not really yet?
(Bill from LA)
Not so big that I could give you any insight on him myself, but I'd say the same for just about any 18-year-old in the Appy League. I just asked Mark Anderson, a member of our Prospect Staff, and here's what he said:

"I'm not sure I'd call him a big deal but he's a legitimate prospect. I've had reports of him reaching 94-95 a few times and sitting in the low-90s with some effort to the delivery. He's a big kid that doesn't have a ton of physical projection left, but he's also really young. I think it's a bullpen profile, but a profile that could be interesting in a couple of years."

My chats always get more interesting when I let other people pinch-hit. (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Anything on Chris Flexen and Robert Whalen? Do they bring the heat like Harvey/Wheeler/Syndergaard?
(Sean from NY)
They may be ok, but can we really get to talk about how good Harvey/Syndergaard/Wheeler trio is going to be? (Zach Mortimer)
2013-07-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Have you seen Chris Flexen and what are scouts saying about him?
(Frank from Canoga Park)
Honestly that's the first time I can remember seeing is name. (Harry Pavlidis)


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