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Portrait of Tyler Olson

Tyler Olson PRoyals

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
54.7 4.06 1.26 43 3 1 0 0.1
Birth Date10-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
-0.12015
0.12016
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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
2015 SEA MLB 11 0 13.3 18 10 8 2 .262 95 12.2 6.8 1.4 5.4 48% .364 .347 2.10 6.33 5.40 116 5.54 -0.1
2016 NYA MLB 1 0 2.7 3 2 0 0 .291 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 27% .273 .313 1.88 5.38 6.75 113 4.81 0.0
CareerMLB12016.0211282.2677911.86.81.14.544%.345.3412.066.175.621165.42-0.1

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
2013 EVE A- 18 8 54.0 61 20 48 1 .264 100 10.2 3.3 0.2 8.0 57% .351 .278 1.50 3.06 4.33
2014 HDS A+ 5 5 23.0 21 10 27 0 .282 119 8.2 3.9 0.0 10.6 49% .333 .216 1.35 2.83 3.13
2014 WTN AA 22 22 125.3 126 25 100 8 .260 101 9.0 1.8 0.6 7.2 51% .304 .258 1.20 3.19 3.52
2015 SEA MLB 11 0 13.3 18 10 8 2 .262 95 12.2 6.8 1.4 5.4 48% .364 .347 2.10 6.33 5.40
2015 TAC AAA 25 6 54.3 61 17 53 7 .270 111 10.1 2.8 1.2 8.8 46% .329 .285 1.44 4.37 4.47
2015 GIG Wnt 6 6 21.3 25 8 19 2 .000 10.5 3.4 0.8 8.0 0% .343 .000 1.55 3.36 5.91
2016 NYA MLB 1 0 2.7 3 2 0 0 .291 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 27% .273 .313 1.88 5.38 6.75
2016 OMA AAA 4 0 4.7 7 1 2 1 .263 13.5 1.9 1.9 3.9 43% .300 .342 1.71 6.30 3.86
2016 SWB AAA 11 3 27.3 31 8 21 2 .264 91 10.2 2.6 0.7 6.9 53% .341 .269 1.43 3.54 5.27

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
2015 191 0.5026 0.4503 0.7907 0.5729 0.3263 0.8000 0.7742 0.2093
2016 47 0.4468 0.5532 0.7692 0.9048 0.2692 0.7895 0.7143 0.2308
Career2380.49160.47060.78650.63840.3150.79790.76240.2135

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
2016 NYA $
2015 SEA $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,500
1 yrTotal$507,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 59 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/6/16. Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16. Claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/14/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/7/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Contract selected by Seattle 4/5/15. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 12/18/15 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/15.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2013 (7-207) (Gonzaga). $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1838M slot).

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.7 0.3 0 14 0 30.4 25 9 25 3 .255 1.10 3.20 3.48 2.4 0.3
80o 0.7 0.3 0 14 0 24.7 22 7 20 3 .270 1.19 3.60 3.91 1.8 0.2
70o 0.7 0.3 0 14 0 20.7 19 7 17 2 .280 1.25 3.89 4.23 1.3 0.1
60o 0.7 0.3 0 14 0 17.4 17 6 14 2 .289 1.31 4.14 4.5 0.9 0.1
50o 0.7 0.3 0 14 0 14.4 15 5 12 2 .297 1.37 4.38 4.77 0.4 0.0
40o 0.7 0.2 0 14 0 11.5 12 4 9 1 .306 1.42 4.63 5.03 0.0 0.0
30o 0.7 0.2 0 14 0 8.4 9 3 7 1 .315 1.48 4.89 5.32 -0.4 -0.0
20o 0.6 0.2 0 14 0 4.9 6 2 4 1 .325 1.56 5.21 5.66 -0.9 -0.1
10o 0.6 0.2 0 14 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .340 1.67 5.66 6.15 -1.6 -0.2
Weighted Mean0.70.3014013.6145112.2951.354.354.730.50.1

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 7/1/2016 09:43 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 6.2 3.8 0.1 28 14 92.5 80 22 72 10 .261 1.10 3.16 3.62 12.8 1.4
80o 5.5 3.7 0.1 26 13 85.4 80 22 66 10 .276 1.18 3.51 4.01 8.3 0.9
70o 5.1 3.7 0.1 24 12 80.5 79 21 62 10 .286 1.25 3.77 4.3 5.3 0.6
60o 4.7 3.6 0.1 23 12 76.4 78 21 59 10 .295 1.30 4.00 4.54 3.0 0.3
50o 4.4 3.5 0.1 22 11 72.7 78 21 56 10 .303 1.36 4.21 4.78 1.0 0.1
40o 4.1 3.5 0.1 21 10 69.0 77 21 53 10 .312 1.41 4.42 5.02 -0.8 -0.1
30o 3.8 3.4 0.1 20 10 65.1 75 20 50 9 .321 1.47 4.65 5.27 -2.6 -0.3
20o 3.4 3.3 0.1 18 9 60.7 74 20 47 9 .331 1.55 4.93 5.58 -4.4 -0.5
10o 2.9 3.1 0.1 16 8 54.7 71 19 42 9 .346 1.65 5.32 6.02 -6.6 -0.7
Weighted Mean4.43.50.1221172.076215610.3011.344.184.751.20.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
22% 26% 16% 32% 50%

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
20172721044046481738645.2961.404.174.919.33.37.41.2-0.1
20182821044047481738645.2961.394.104.839.33.37.31.2-0.1
20192921043045461637645.2961.374.094.819.13.27.31.2-0.0
20203021039042421534645.2911.374.054.779.13.27.31.3-0.0
20213121035038381431545.2961.384.174.919.13.37.41.2-0.1
20223221032034341227545.2931.374.124.859.13.27.21.3-0.0
20233321031032331226445.2931.394.134.869.23.37.21.1-0.0
20243410027029291023445.2921.364.134.869.13.17.21.3-0.0
20253511028029301023445.2921.364.144.889.23.17.11.2-0.1

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
3.13.21.20.33.54.211.4

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20153.13.21.20.33.54.211.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 91 Gonzalez Germen 2014 4.75
2 91 Jeff Manship 2011 8.10
3 90 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
4 89 Erik Davis 2013 3.12
5 89 Mike Ekstrom 2010 3.31
6 89 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
7 89 Keith Weiser 2011 0.00 DNP
8 88 Collin McHugh 2013 10.04
9 88 Andrew Werner 2013 0.00 DNP
10 88 Tom Mastny 2007 4.68
11 88 Jeremy Horst 2012 2.30
12 88 Craig Muschko 2012 0.00 DNP
13 88 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
14 87 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
15 87 Davis Romero 2009 0.00 DNP
16 87 Ryan Pope 2012 0.00 DNP
17 87 P.J. Walters 2011 7.20
18 87 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
19 87 Matthew Neil 2013 0.00 DNP
20 87 Brad Meyers 2012 0.00 DNP
21 87 Ben Jukich 2009 0.00 DNP
22 87 Robert Ray 2010 2.45
23 87 Nick Hill 2011 0.00 DNP
24 87 Shawn Haviland 2012 0.00 DNP
25 87 Pat Misch 2008 5.85
26 87 Ryan Mullins 2010 0.00 DNP
27 87 Doug Fister 2010 4.47
28 87 Mike Ballard 2010 0.00 DNP
29 86 Carlos Fisher 2009 4.30
30 86 Tyler Robertson 2014 0.00 DNP
31 86 Jay Voss 2013 0.00 DNP
32 86 Taylor Stanton 2014 0.00 DNP
33 86 Darin Downs 2011 0.00 DNP
34 86 Xavier Cedeno 2013 8.76
35 86 Sergio Escalona 2011 3.25
36 86 Alan Horne 2009 0.00 DNP
37 86 Yohan Flande 2012 0.00 DNP
38 85 Vidal Nuno 2014 4.95
39 85 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
40 85 Matt Maloney 2010 3.05
41 85 Mike Fiers 2011 0.00
42 85 Jacob deGrom 2014 2.82
43 85 Kyle McPherson 2014 0.00 DNP
44 85 Jason Windsor 2009 0.00 DNP
45 85 Brandon Kintzler 2011 5.52
46 85 Corey Kluber 2012 6.29
47 85 Simon Castro 2014 0.00 DNP
48 85 Adrian Martin 2011 0.00 DNP
49 85 Jorge Reyes 2014 0.00 DNP
50 85 Marco Estrada 2010 10.32
51 85 Jack Egbert 2009 27.00
52 85 Deolis Guerra 2015 6.48
53 85 James Simmons 2013 0.00 DNP
54 85 Matt Torra 2010 0.00 DNP
55 85 Brandon Dickson 2011 3.24
56 85 Christian Friedrich 2014 7.77
57 85 Jake Petricka 2014 3.08
58 84 Hunter Strickland 2015 2.28
59 84 Derek Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
60 84 Mike McClendon 2011 3.29
61 84 Andy Graham 2010 0.00 DNP
62 84 Dan Meyer 2008 9.11
63 84 Alberto Cabrera 2015 0.00 DNP
64 84 Bryan Price 2013 0.00 DNP
65 84 Jared Hughes 2012 3.57
66 84 George Kontos 2011 3.00
67 84 Randy Boone 2011 0.00 DNP
68 84 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
69 84 Mike Kickham 2015 0.00 DNP
70 84 Matthew Long 2010 0.00 DNP
71 84 Alex Wilson 2013 5.20
72 84 Ricky Brooks 2011 0.00 DNP
73 84 Brad Peacock 2014 5.47
74 84 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
75 84 Chad Bettis 2015 4.38
76 84 Mike Bolsinger 2014 6.19
77 84 Shane Greene 2015 7.21
78 84 Josh Zeid 2013 3.90
79 84 Arnold Leon 2015 4.72
80 84 Blake Treinen 2014 3.02
81 84 Charlie Furbush 2012 2.91
82 84 Jon Huber 2008 0.00 DNP
83 84 Carlos Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
84 84 Bobby Parnell 2011 4.40
85 84 Matt Packer 2014 0.00 DNP
86 84 David Pauley 2009 0.00 DNP
87 84 David Hale 2014 3.92
88 84 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
89 83 Reid Santos 2009 0.00 DNP
90 83 Cory VanAllen 2011 0.00 DNP
91 83 Billy Traber 2006 6.85
92 83 Chris Schwinden 2013 0.00 DNP
93 83 Bryan Augenstein 2013 0.00 DNP
94 83 Jeffrey Walters 2014 0.00 DNP
95 83 Cha Seung Baek 2006 3.93
96 83 Logan Darnell 2015 0.00 DNP
97 83 Tony Watson 2011 3.95
98 83 Paul Kometani 2009 0.00 DNP
99 83 Wes Musick 2013 0.00 DNP
100 83 Jordan Smith 2012 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .350 .458 .600 .368
11 vs R (Multi) .344 .462 .594 .333
18 Split (Multi) .006 -.003 .006 .034
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .350 .458 .600 .368
31 vs R (2015) .344 .462 .594 .333
38 Split (2015) .006 -.003 .006 .034
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 When it comes to unbreakable records, Tyler Olson and his 0.52 intentional walks per inning pitched belongs in the rarefied air beside Cy Young and Joe DiMaggio.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 18thChristopher Crawford2016-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: April 14, 2015Chris Mosch2015-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Who Are These Guys?R.J. Anderson2015-04-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Tyler Olson has thrown 266 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), Curve (74mph) and Sinker (89mph). He also rarely throws a Change (82mph).