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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
22.3 5.02 1.47 16 1 1 0 0.0
Birth Date7-28-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age25 years, 8 months, 0 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 82 1.94 88.3
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 92 3.13 91.0
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (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. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17.
  • 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 37.9 31 14 27 4 .246 1.20 3.87 3.92 2.1 0.2
80o 1.1 1 0 21 0 32.3 28 13 23 3 .260 1.29 4.26 4.32 1.1 0.1
70o 1.1 1 0 21 0 28.4 26 12 20 3 .270 1.36 4.56 4.61 0.5 0.1
60o 1.1 1 0 21 0 25.2 24 11 18 3 .278 1.42 4.81 4.87 -0.1 -0.0
50o 1.1 1 0 21 0 22.2 22 10 16 3 .286 1.47 5.05 5.11 -0.7 -0.1
40o 1.1 1.1 0 21 0 19.3 20 9 14 2 .294 1.53 5.29 5.36 -1.3 -0.1
30o 1.1 1.1 0 21 0 16.3 18 8 12 2 .303 1.60 5.55 5.63 -1.9 -0.2
20o 1 1.1 0 21 0 12.9 15 7 9 2 .313 1.68 5.87 5.95 -2.7 -0.3
10o 1 1.1 0 21 0 8.3 10 5 6 1 .327 1.79 6.31 6.4 -3.7 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.11021021.52110152.2841.465.025.08-0.6-0.1

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 Bruce Billings 2011 12.86
2 98 Josh Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
3 97 Ricky Orta 2010 0.00 DNP
4 97 Jeremy Hefner 2011 0.00 DNP
5 97 Robert Ray 2009 5.55
6 97 James Simmons 2012 0.00 DNP
7 96 J.A. Happ 2008 3.69
8 96 Seth Streich 2016 0.00 DNP
9 96 Patrick Francescon 2014 0.00 DNP
10 96 Justin Marks 2013 0.00 DNP
11 95 Cory Luebke 2010 4.08
12 95 Amaury Rivas 2011 0.00 DNP
13 95 Chris Cody 2009 0.00 DNP
14 95 Austin Adams 2012 0.00 DNP
15 95 Brett Lorin 2012 0.00 DNP
16 95 Tim Berry 2016 0.00 DNP
17 95 Brent Suter 2015 0.00 DNP
18 95 Rob Rasmussen 2014 3.18
19 95 Erik Goeddel 2014 2.70
20 95 Thad Weber 2010 0.00 DNP
21 95 Craig Clark 2010 0.00 DNP
22 95 Luke Farrell 2016 0.00 DNP
23 95 Brad Meyers 2011 0.00 DNP
24 95 J.R. Graham 2015 5.94
25 95 Dylan Owen 2012 0.00 DNP
26 95 David Rollins 2015 7.56
27 95 Travis Banwart 2011 0.00 DNP
28 94 Henry Sosa 2011 5.23
29 94 Jose Sanchez 2009 0.00 DNP
30 94 Jason Wheeler 2016 0.00 DNP
31 94 Yohan Pino 2009 0.00 DNP
32 94 George Kontos 2010 0.00 DNP
33 94 David Hale 2013 0.82
34 94 Zachary Nuding 2015 0.00 DNP
35 94 Hung-Wen Chen 2011 0.00 DNP
36 94 David Kopp 2011 0.00 DNP
37 94 Ryan Mattheus 2009 0.00 DNP
38 94 Darin Gorski 2013 0.00 DNP
39 94 Sam LeCure 2009 0.00 DNP
40 94 David Bromberg 2013 0.00 DNP
41 94 Eric Ruth 2016 0.00 DNP
42 94 Ryan Pope 2011 0.00 DNP
43 94 Andrew Dobies 2008 0.00 DNP
44 94 Stephen Faris 2009 0.00 DNP
45 94 Justin Thomas 2009 0.00 DNP
46 94 Dallas Buck 2010 0.00 DNP
47 94 Miguel Pinango 2008 0.00 DNP
48 94 Jared Hyatt 2009 0.00 DNP
49 93 Deunte Heath 2011 0.00 DNP
50 93 Cory Riordan 2011 0.00 DNP
51 93 Josh Zeid 2012 0.00 DNP
52 93 James Gillheeney 2013 0.00 DNP
53 93 Drew Granier 2014 0.00 DNP
54 93 Rafael De Paula 2016 0.00 DNP
55 93 Adam Mills 2010 0.00 DNP
56 93 Yeiper Castillo 2014 0.00 DNP
57 93 Mike Wright 2015 6.04
58 93 Ryan Carpenter 2016 0.00 DNP
59 93 John Koronka 2006 5.76
60 93 Steven Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
61 93 Gregory Ross 2015 0.00 DNP
62 93 Duane Below 2011 4.97
63 93 Fredy Deza 2008 0.00 DNP
64 93 Wes Roemer 2012 0.00 DNP
65 93 Ariel Pena 2014 0.00 DNP
66 93 Mike Bolsinger 2013 0.00 DNP
67 93 Aaron Northcraft 2015 0.00 DNP
68 93 D.J. Baxendale 2016 0.00 DNP
69 93 William Cuevas 2016 3.60
70 93 Erik Davis 2012 0.00 DNP
71 93 Sean Gilmartin 2015 2.67
72 93 Corey Kluber 2011 8.31
73 93 Mike Ballard 2009 0.00 DNP
74 93 Jimmy Reed 2016 0.00 DNP
75 93 Ben Jukich 2008 0.00 DNP
76 93 Mike Hauschild 2015 0.00 DNP
77 93 J.C. Sulbaran 2015 0.00 DNP
78 93 Joel Carreno 2012 6.14
79 93 Paul Demny 2015 0.00 DNP
80 93 Dakota Bacus 2016 0.00 DNP
81 93 Jim Johnson 2008 2.36
82 93 Tyler Pill 2015 0.00 DNP
83 93 Paul Kometani 2008 0.00 DNP
84 93 Alan Horne 2008 0.00 DNP
85 93 Graham Godfrey 2010 0.00 DNP
86 93 Michael O'Brien 2015 0.00 DNP
87 93 Ching Lung Lo 2011 0.00 DNP
88 92 David Pauley 2008 12.41
89 92 Matt Torra 2009 0.00 DNP
90 92 Wilfredo Boscan 2015 0.00 DNP
91 92 Chris Bassitt 2014 3.94
92 92 Paul Oseguera 2009 0.00 DNP
93 92 Terry Doyle 2011 0.00 DNP
94 92 Daryl Maday 2011 0.00 DNP
95 92 Jason Berken 2009 6.92
96 92 Tom Koehler 2011 0.00 DNP
97 92 Yohan Flande 2011 0.00 DNP
98 92 Cory Mazzoni 2015 22.85
99 92 Brian Holmes 2016 0.00 DNP
100 92 Elisaul Pimentel 2014 0.00 DNP

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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-StarsDavid Lee2016-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: South Atlantic League All-StarsAdam McInturff2016-06-30


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