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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
22.3 5.06 1.46 16 1 1 0 0.0
Birth Date7-28-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age25 years, 6 months, 24 days
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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

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-
2013 STA A- 13 9 47.7 1 2 0 33 15 52 0 .261 102 6.2 2.8 0.0 9.8 44% .273 .208 1.01 1.98 1.89 83 2.03 90.2
2013 TRN AA 1 1 3.7 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 .255 104 7.4 2.5 0.0 12.3 20% .300 .286 1.09 1.41 2.45 95 3.35 94.7
2014 CSC A 18 18 78.3 5 7 0 60 35 80 4 .260 101 6.9 4.0 0.5 9.2 35% .284 .232 1.21 3.62 3.10 106 4.67 105.2
2014 TAM A+ 9 9 39.3 5 2 0 39 11 36 2 .258 99 8.9 2.5 0.5 8.2 37% .316 .240 1.27 3.21 4.81 100 4.18 102.1
2015 TRN AA 25 24 130.7 10 7 0 118 51 92 7 .263 95 8.1 3.5 0.5 6.3 38% .280 .254 1.29 3.89 3.38 108 4.48 103.4
2015 SWB AAA 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 5 5 4 1 .244 81 10.4 10.4 2.1 8.3 14% .308 .373 2.31 7.77 6.23 111 8.22 125.3
2016 TRN AA 27 7 63.7 3 5 3 66 20 70 4 .264 96 9.3 2.8 0.6 9.9 45% .344 .281 1.35 3.15 3.96 92 3.50 96.6

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2017

Details
  • 2017. Selected by Milwaukee from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 12/8/16.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (14-434) (Sam Houston State). $0.1M signing bonus.

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1.2 1 0 21 0 38.0 31 14 27 4 .246 1.19 3.88 3.92 2.0 0.2
80o 1.1 1 0 21 0 32.4 28 13 23 3 .260 1.28 4.28 4.33 1.1 0.1
70o 1.1 1 0 21 0 28.4 26 12 21 3 .270 1.35 4.57 4.62 0.4 0.0
60o 1.1 1 0 21 0 25.2 24 11 18 3 .278 1.40 4.82 4.88 -0.2 -0.0
50o 1.1 1.1 0 21 0 22.2 22 10 16 3 .286 1.46 5.06 5.12 -0.8 -0.1
40o 1.1 1.1 0 21 0 19.3 20 9 14 2 .294 1.52 5.30 5.37 -1.3 -0.1
30o 1 1.1 0 21 0 16.3 18 8 12 2 .303 1.58 5.57 5.64 -2.0 -0.2
20o 1 1.1 0 21 0 12.8 15 7 9 2 .313 1.66 5.88 5.96 -2.7 -0.3
10o 1 1.1 0 21 0 8.3 10 5 6 1 .327 1.77 6.32 6.42 -3.8 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.11.1021021.52110153.2841.455.035.09-0.7-0.1

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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
20182610025026211426334.2921.354.515.187.34.89.01.0-0.0
20192710024026201426334.2751.324.585.267.04.99.11.1-0.0
20202810016017141118234.2921.444.795.507.35.79.31.0-0.1
20212911028030251531434.3051.354.264.897.64.69.41.20.1
20223010027028231629434.2901.394.685.387.45.19.31.3-0.1
20233110026028231531434.3071.374.294.937.54.910.11.30.1
20243221148050422251534.2971.273.884.467.53.99.10.90.4
20253331159062472762734.2731.193.984.576.83.99.01.00.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 94)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 98 James Simmons 2012 0.00 DNP
2 97 Jeremy Hefner 2011 0.00 DNP
3 97 Bruce Billings 2011 12.86
4 97 Ricky Orta 2010 0.00 DNP
5 97 Patrick Francescon 2014 0.00 DNP
6 97 Robert Ray 2009 5.55
7 97 Miguel Pinango 2008 0.00 DNP
8 96 J.A. Happ 2008 3.69
9 96 Cory Luebke 2010 4.08
10 96 Seth Streich 2016 0.00 DNP
11 96 Justin Marks 2013 0.00 DNP
12 96 Brett Lorin 2012 0.00 DNP
13 96 Jose Sanchez 2009 0.00 DNP
14 96 Josh Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
15 96 Austin Adams 2012 0.00 DNP
16 95 Chris Cody 2009 0.00 DNP
17 95 Tim Berry 2016 0.00 DNP
18 95 Amaury Rivas 2011 0.00 DNP
19 95 Brent Suter 2015 0.00 DNP
20 95 Brad Meyers 2011 0.00 DNP
21 95 Rob Rasmussen 2014 3.18
22 95 Thad Weber 2010 0.00 DNP
23 95 Craig Clark 2010 0.00 DNP
24 95 Luke Farrell 2016 0.00 DNP
25 95 Erik Goeddel 2014 2.70
26 95 David Rollins 2015 7.56
27 95 Travis Banwart 2011 0.00 DNP
28 94 Dylan Owen 2012 0.00 DNP
29 94 John Koronka 2006 5.76
30 94 J.R. Graham 2015 5.94
31 94 Justin Thomas 2009 0.00 DNP
32 94 David Hale 2013 0.82
33 94 George Kontos 2010 0.00 DNP
34 94 Aaron Northcraft 2015 0.00 DNP
35 94 Dallas Buck 2010 0.00 DNP
36 94 Darin Gorski 2013 0.00 DNP
37 94 Jason Wheeler 2016 0.00 DNP
38 94 Hung-Wen Chen 2011 0.00 DNP
39 94 Ryan Mattheus 2009 0.00 DNP
40 94 Rafael De Paula 2016 0.00 DNP
41 94 Mike Ballard 2009 0.00 DNP
42 94 Ryan Pope 2011 0.00 DNP
43 94 Wes Roemer 2012 0.00 DNP
44 94 Tom Koehler 2011 0.00 DNP
45 94 Corey Kluber 2011 8.31
46 94 Eric Ruth 2016 0.00 DNP
47 94 Andrew Dobies 2008 0.00 DNP
48 94 Josh Zeid 2012 0.00 DNP
49 94 Terry Doyle 2011 0.00 DNP
50 94 Zachary Nuding 2015 0.00 DNP
51 94 David Kopp 2011 0.00 DNP
52 93 James Gillheeney 2013 0.00 DNP
53 93 Cory Riordan 2011 0.00 DNP
54 93 Elisaul Pimentel 2014 0.00 DNP
55 93 Adam Mills 2010 0.00 DNP
56 93 Henry Sosa 2011 5.23
57 93 Fredy Deza 2008 0.00 DNP
58 93 D.J. Baxendale 2016 0.00 DNP
59 93 Steven Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
60 93 Drew Granier 2014 0.00 DNP
61 93 Matt Loosen 2014 0.00 DNP
62 93 Yeiper Castillo 2014 0.00 DNP
63 93 Vidal Nuno 2013 2.25
64 93 Mike Wright 2015 6.04
65 93 David Bromberg 2013 0.00 DNP
66 93 Mike Bolsinger 2013 0.00 DNP
67 93 Ariel Pena 2014 0.00 DNP
68 93 Mike Hauschild 2015 0.00 DNP
69 93 Erik Davis 2012 0.00 DNP
70 93 Paul Oseguera 2009 0.00 DNP
71 93 Duane Below 2011 4.97
72 93 Jimmy Reed 2016 0.00 DNP
73 93 William Cuevas 2016 3.60
74 93 Sean Gilmartin 2015 2.67
75 93 Deunte Heath 2011 0.00 DNP
76 93 Gregory Ross 2015 0.00 DNP
77 93 J.C. Sulbaran 2015 0.00 DNP
78 93 Matt Torra 2009 0.00 DNP
79 93 Ryan Carpenter 2016 0.00 DNP
80 93 Tyler Pill 2015 0.00 DNP
81 93 Jim Johnson 2008 2.36
82 93 Wilfredo Boscan 2015 0.00 DNP
83 93 Tony Watson 2010 0.00 DNP
84 93 Rich Rundles 2006 0.00 DNP
85 92 Paul Clemens 2013 5.89
86 92 Joel Carreno 2012 6.14
87 92 Graham Godfrey 2010 0.00 DNP
88 92 Dakota Bacus 2016 0.00 DNP
89 92 Stephen Faris 2009 0.00 DNP
90 92 Daryl Maday 2011 0.00 DNP
91 92 Yohan Flande 2011 0.00 DNP
92 92 Chris Seddon 2009 0.00 DNP
93 92 Paul Kometani 2008 0.00 DNP
94 92 Sam LeCure 2009 0.00 DNP
95 92 Kyle Heckathorn 2013 0.00 DNP
96 92 Paul Demny 2015 0.00 DNP
97 92 Brett Marshall 2015 0.00 DNP
98 92 Tim Crabbe 2013 0.00 DNP
99 92 Brandon Dickson 2010 0.00 DNP
100 92 Cory Mazzoni 2015 22.85

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Rule 5 ReviewBP Prospect Staff2016-12-19
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: South Atlantic League All-StarsAdam McInturff2016-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: South Atlantic League All-StarsDavid Lee2016-06-30


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