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Portrait of Robert Whalen

Robert Whalen PBraves

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 20)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1994
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age21 years, 6 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
2014
-0.82015
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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

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 KNG Rk 1 0 1.0 4.59 117 .257 .259 .328 .348 .262 .333 109 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2013 KNG Rk 12 12 72.3 3.74 128 .207 .249 .330 .363 .258 .253 106 14.1 1.4 14.1 1.4
2014 SAV A 11 10 62.7 4.02 112 .209 .251 .316 .363 .253 .239 98 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2014 MTS Rk 3 2 7.0 3.19 132 .171 .276 .354 .379 .276 .267 95 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2015 CAR A+ 2 2 12.7 4.72 82 .228 .249 .319 .353 .260 .222 94 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2015 SLU A+ 15 14 83.0 4.84 88 .256 .251 .313 .341 .255 .273 103 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3

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 KNG Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 33% .333 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.2 0.0
2013 KNG Rk 3 2 0 12 12 72.3 50 17 76 1 64% .253 6.2 2.1 0.1 9.5 0.93 1.87 14.1 1.4
2014 MTS Rk 0 1 0 3 2 7.0 4 2 10 0 53% .267 5.1 2.6 0.0 12.9 0.86 1.29 1.7 0.2
2014 SAV A 9 1 0 11 10 62.7 44 19 53 2 58% .239 6.3 2.7 0.3 7.6 1.01 2.01 8.1 0.8
2015 CAR A+ 1 1 0 2 2 12.7 9 4 7 1 62% .222 6.4 2.8 0.7 5.0 1.03 2.13 -0.2 -0.0
2015 SLU A+ 4 5 0 15 14 83.0 72 34 61 4 51% .273 7.8 3.7 0.4 6.6 1.28 3.36 -3.1 -0.3

Plate Discipline

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-05-02 2014-07-21 Minors 80 0 - Hand Infection - -

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
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)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Robert Whalen threw 48 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (84mph).