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Portrait of John Walter

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
33.7 4.76 1.51 19 2 1 1 -0.2
Birth Date5-20-1991
Height6' 5"
Weight225 lbs
Age24 years, 11 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
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2014
2015
-0.22016
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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 BNC Rk 21 0 27.3 17 7 35 1 .259 102 5.6 2.3 0.3 11.5 55% .262 .185 0.88 2.49 2.63
2013 LEX A 18 0 26.7 8 4 31 0 .260 88 2.7 1.4 0.0 10.5 64% .138 .116 0.45 1.61 1.01
2013 IDA Rk 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 .279 108 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100% .400 .304 2.00 7.09 9.00
2014 WIL A+ 30 3 64.0 66 22 44 3 .259 82 9.3 3.1 0.4 6.2 55% .310 .273 1.38 3.92 3.80

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-04-07 2014-05-04 Minors 27 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2014-04-07 2014-05-07 Minors 30 0 - Abdomen Strain -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 4/30/2016 07:53 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1.7 0.7 1.5 33 0 53.7 46 17 31 5 .247 1.17 3.53 3.88 4.3 0.5
80o 1.4 0.6 1.3 29 0 46.5 43 16 26 4 .264 1.28 3.92 4.31 1.7 0.2
70o 1.3 0.5 1.1 26 0 41.5 41 15 24 4 .277 1.36 4.21 4.63 0.1 0.0
60o 1.1 0.4 1 23 0 37.3 39 14 21 4 .287 1.44 4.46 4.91 -1.0 -0.1
50o 1 0.4 0.8 21 0 33.6 37 14 19 4 .297 1.51 4.70 5.18 -1.8 -0.2
40o 0.9 0.3 0.7 19 0 29.9 35 13 17 3 .308 1.58 4.94 5.45 -2.5 -0.3
30o 0.7 0.3 0.6 16 0 26.1 32 12 15 3 .318 1.67 5.21 5.75 -3.0 -0.3
20o 0.6 0.2 0.5 14 0 21.8 28 10 12 3 .331 1.77 5.53 6.11 -3.3 -0.4
10o 0.4 0.1 0.3 10 0 16.2 23 8 9 2 .349 1.91 5.99 6.62 -3.3 -0.4
Weighted Mean10.40.820032.63513194.2951.494.665.13-1.6-0.2

Diagnostics

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

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
20172611131050582230752.3091.604.965.4010.44.05.41.3-0.4
20182710129047542029652.3071.594.955.3910.43.95.61.2-0.3
20192811131050562131752.3031.554.965.4010.13.85.61.3-0.4
20202921132051582131752.3041.554.885.3110.23.75.51.2-0.3
20213011130049552030652.3041.544.915.3410.23.75.51.1-0.3
20223110129047531929652.3031.544.905.3310.23.75.61.2-0.3
20233210129046511829652.3031.514.775.1910.13.55.71.2-0.2
20243310126042481726652.3031.544.825.2510.23.65.51.3-0.2
20253410125041461625552.3031.514.825.2510.13.55.51.1-0.2

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
40.50.70.40.90.66.4

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
201540.50.70.40.90.66.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 91)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 95 Sheldon McDonald 2014 0.00 DNP
2 93 Thomas Harlan 2015 0.00 DNP
3 93 Eduardo Figueroa 2014 0.00 DNP
4 93 Phil McCormick 2014 0.00 DNP
5 93 Matt Shelton 2014 0.00 DNP
6 92 Jason Townsend 2014 0.00 DNP
7 92 Jason Van Skike 2014 0.00 DNP
8 92 Trey Barham 2011 0.00 DNP
9 92 Matthew Shepherd 2015 0.00 DNP
10 92 Brandon Cooney 2011 0.00 DNP
11 92 Glenn Tucker 2006 0.00 DNP
12 92 Juan Sosa 2015 0.00 DNP
13 92 Dennis O'Grady 2014 0.00 DNP
14 91 Derrick Gordon 2009 0.00 DNP
15 91 Stephen Dodson 2011 0.00 DNP
16 91 Jose Casilla 2014 0.00 DNP
17 91 Stephen Shackleford 2014 0.00 DNP
18 91 Abe Woody 2008 0.00 DNP
19 91 Renee Cortez 2008 0.00 DNP
20 91 Joseph Krebs 2010 0.00 DNP
21 91 Darren O'Day 2008 4.98
22 91 Tyler Mizenko 2015 0.00 DNP
23 91 Robert Kilcrease 2014 0.00 DNP
24 91 Dayton Marze 2014 0.00 DNP
25 91 Pat Urckfitz 2014 0.00 DNP
26 91 Aaron Hartsock 2009 0.00 DNP
27 91 Matt Avery 2009 0.00 DNP
28 91 Christopher Young 2006 0.00 DNP
29 91 Seth Overbey 2009 0.00 DNP
30 91 Alex Serrano 2006 0.00 DNP
31 91 Jayson Ruhlman 2010 0.00 DNP
32 91 Mitch Stetter 2006 0.00 DNP
33 91 Ashton Mowdy 2011 0.00 DNP
34 90 Bryan Dumesnil 2009 0.00 DNP
35 90 Tyson Corley 2011 0.00 DNP
36 90 Jason Buursma 2011 0.00 DNP
37 90 Kyle Woodruff 2011 0.00 DNP
38 90 Ronald Belisario 2008 0.00 DNP
39 90 Jesus Rodriguez 2011 0.00 DNP
40 90 Ramon Troncoso 2008 4.50
41 90 Ryan Acosta 2014 0.00 DNP
42 90 Dean Kiekhefer 2014 0.00 DNP
43 90 David Johnson 2008 0.00 DNP
44 90 Ben Stanczyk 2008 0.00 DNP
45 90 Kevin Brandt 2015 0.00 DNP
46 90 Nick Rogers 2013 0.00 DNP
47 90 Mark Rosen 2009 0.00 DNP
48 90 Bradley Stone 2009 0.00 DNP
49 90 Jason Blackey 2008 0.00 DNP
50 90 Grady Wood 2015 0.00 DNP
51 90 Dwayne Pollok 2006 0.00 DNP
52 90 Santo Manzanillo 2014 0.00 DNP
53 90 Bryson Cox 2010 0.00 DNP
54 90 Jonathan Ellis 2008 0.00 DNP
55 90 Eric Basurto 2011 0.00 DNP
56 90 Corey Baker 2015 0.00 DNP
57 90 Alec Zumwalt 2006 0.00 DNP
58 90 Matt Wilhite 2007 0.00 DNP
59 90 Michael Mitchell 2007 0.00 DNP
60 90 Jordan Latham 2012 0.00 DNP
61 90 Mitch Lively 2011 0.00 DNP
62 90 Jason Ray 2010 0.00 DNP
63 90 Kevin Roberts 2009 0.00 DNP
64 90 Scott Alexander 2015 4.50
65 90 Justin Mace 2011 0.00 DNP
66 90 Isaiah Froneberger 2014 0.00 DNP
67 90 Ryne Miller 2011 0.00 DNP
68 90 Jimmy Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
69 90 Derrik Lutz 2010 0.00 DNP
70 89 Spencer Steedley 2010 0.00 DNP
71 89 Kraig Sitton 2014 0.00 DNP
72 89 Jim Moran 2015 0.00 DNP
73 89 Kaleb Fleck 2014 0.00 DNP
74 89 Chris Chavez 2010 0.00 DNP
75 89 Blake Martin 2011 0.00 DNP
76 89 Henry Mabee 2011 0.00 DNP
77 89 Hector Nelo 2012 0.00 DNP
78 89 Derek Self 2015 0.00 DNP
79 89 Will Latimer 2011 0.00 DNP
80 89 Dumas Garcia 2009 0.00 DNP
81 89 Nefi Ogando 2014 0.00 DNP
82 89 Adam Carr 2009 0.00 DNP
83 89 Jose Marte 2009 0.00 DNP
84 89 Daniel Cooper 2012 0.00 DNP
85 89 Ronald Hill 2008 0.00 DNP
86 89 Steve Smith 2011 0.00 DNP
87 89 Joseph Serfass 2006 0.00 DNP
88 89 James Nygren 2014 0.00 DNP
89 89 Heath Wyatt 2014 0.00 DNP
90 89 Jose Valdez 2014 0.00 DNP
91 89 Josh Fields 2011 0.00 DNP
92 89 Francisco Jimenez 2014 0.00 DNP
93 89 Theron Geith 2014 0.00 DNP
94 89 Danny Burawa 2014 0.00 DNP
95 89 Bruce Pugh 2014 0.00 DNP
96 89 Clifford Flagello 2010 0.00 DNP
97 89 Matt Oye 2011 0.00 DNP
98 89 Tyler Pelland 2009 0.00 DNP
99 89 Colt Hynes 2010 0.00 DNP
100 89 David Mixon 2010 0.00 DNP

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