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Portrait of Tyler Olson

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
44.0 4.79 1.55 32 2 2 0 0.1
Birth Date10-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 5 months, 26 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2013
2014
-0.22015
-0.12016
0.12017
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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
2015 SEA MLB 11 0 13.3 1 1 0 18 10 8 2 .262 95 12.2 6.8 1.4 5.4 48% .364 .347 2.10 6.33 5.40 122 6.21 151.5 -0.2
2016 NYA MLB 1 0 2.7 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 .274 110 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 27% .273 .303 1.88 5.36 6.75 124 7.69 178.9 -0.1
CareerMLB12016.0110211282.2649811.86.81.14.544%.345.3402.066.175.621165.48117.8-0.1

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 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 EVE A- 18 8 54.0 2 4 1 61 20 48 1 .264 100 10.2 3.3 0.2 8.0 57% .351 .278 1.50 3.06 4.33 96 3.76 101.2
2014 HDS A+ 5 5 23.0 2 1 0 21 10 27 0 .282 119 8.2 3.9 0.0 10.6 49% .333 .216 1.35 2.83 3.13 90 3.21 94.1
2014 WTN AA 22 22 125.3 10 7 0 126 25 100 8 .260 101 9.0 1.8 0.6 7.2 51% .304 .258 1.20 3.19 3.52 84 1.55 74.9
2015 SEA MLB 11 0 13.3 1 1 0 18 10 8 2 .262 95 12.2 6.8 1.4 5.4 48% .364 .347 2.10 6.33 5.40 122 6.21 151.5
2015 TAC AAA 25 6 54.3 3 5 1 61 17 53 7 .270 111 10.1 2.8 1.2 8.8 46% .329 .285 1.44 4.37 4.47 92 2.50 86.3
2015 GIG Wnt 6 6 21.3 0 2 0 25 8 19 2 .000 10.5 3.4 0.8 8.0 0% .343 .000 1.55 3.36 5.91 0 0.00 0.0
2016 NYA MLB 1 0 2.7 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 .274 110 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 27% .273 .303 1.88 5.36 6.75 124 7.69 178.9
2016 COH AAA 9 0 10.7 1 0 0 12 6 10 1 .266 10.1 5.1 0.8 8.4 29% .333 .300 1.69 4.48 5.91 100 2.95 93.1
2016 OMA AAA 5 0 6.3 0 0 0 10 2 2 1 .265 14.2 2.8 1.4 2.8 48% .346 .352 1.89 6.09 2.84 113 7.00 119.8
2016 SWB AAA 11 3 27.3 1 2 0 31 8 21 2 .261 94 10.2 2.6 0.7 6.9 53% .341 .267 1.43 3.57 5.27 99 3.90 100.6

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
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 dJackson Management1 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. Claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/9/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/5/16. DFA by Cleveland 8/4/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/16.
  • 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).

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 3.5 2.7 0.1 21 8 61.3 58 19 44 8 .272 1.26 3.77 3.97 8.1 0.9
80o 3.1 2.6 0.1 19 8 55.1 56 19 40 7 .287 1.36 4.16 4.38 4.9 0.5
70o 2.8 2.5 0.1 17 7 50.8 54 18 36 7 .297 1.43 4.44 4.68 2.9 0.3
60o 2.5 2.4 0.1 16 7 47.3 53 18 34 7 .307 1.50 4.69 4.95 1.4 0.2
50o 2.3 2.3 0.1 15 6 44.0 51 17 32 7 .315 1.56 4.93 5.2 0.2 0.0
40o 2.1 2.2 0.1 14 6 40.8 50 17 29 7 .324 1.62 5.17 5.45 -0.9 -0.1
30o 1.9 2.1 0 13 5 37.5 48 16 27 6 .333 1.69 5.43 5.72 -1.9 -0.2
20o 1.6 1.9 0 11 5 33.7 45 15 24 6 .344 1.78 5.74 6.05 -2.8 -0.3
10o 1.3 1.7 0 10 4 28.6 41 14 21 5 .359 1.90 6.18 6.52 -3.8 -0.4
Weighted Mean2.32.20.115643.35017317.3131.544.895.160.40.0

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
2018285503413106110571091744.3181.584.965.299.34.89.31.40.1
2019295603814119121681311744.3231.584.765.089.15.19.91.30.3
2020306604316135134681412244.3061.504.945.279.04.59.41.50.1
20213123017653583360944.3391.725.275.629.85.610.21.5-0.2
2022325604015123135691322544.3271.655.595.969.95.09.61.8-0.8

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 87)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Erik Davis 2014 0.00 DNP
2 91 Darin Downs 2012 3.48
3 91 Alex Wilson 2014 2.54
4 90 Adam Bostick 2010 0.00 DNP
5 90 Joe Martinez 2010 5.03
6 89 Davis Romero 2010 0.00 DNP
7 89 Cesar Ramos 2011 4.53
8 89 Justin Thomas 2011 0.00 DNP
9 89 Will Savage 2012 0.00 DNP
10 89 Reid Santos 2010 0.00 DNP
11 89 Jeff Manship 2012 7.89
12 89 Pedro Figueroa 2013 12.00
13 89 Keith Hessler 2016 4.43
14 89 Heath Phillips 2009 0.00 DNP
15 89 Bryan Evans 2014 0.00 DNP
16 89 Rich Rundles 2008 1.80
17 89 Daryl Maday 2013 0.00 DNP
18 89 Eric Fornataro 2015 0.00 DNP
19 89 Jordan Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
20 88 Jerry Sullivan 2015 0.00 DNP
21 88 Andrew Dobies 2010 0.00 DNP
22 88 Mike Ekstrom 2011 0.00
23 88 Chris Jones 2016 0.00 DNP
24 88 Simon Castro 2015 6.10
25 88 Matt Grace 2016 0.00
26 88 Ryan Pope 2013 0.00 DNP
27 88 Daniel Moskos 2013 0.00 DNP
28 88 Scott McGregor 2014 0.00 DNP
29 88 Tyson Brummett 2012 0.00
30 88 Alex Sanabia 2016 0.00 DNP
31 88 Andrew Werner 2014 0.00 DNP
32 88 Alberto Cabrera 2016 0.00 DNP
33 88 Frank Herrmann 2011 5.59
34 88 Jeremy Horst 2013 6.58
35 88 Henry Sosa 2013 0.00 DNP
36 88 A.J. Morris 2014 0.00 DNP
37 87 Taylor Hill 2016 0.00 DNP
38 87 Jack Egbert 2010 0.00 DNP
39 87 Josh Zeid 2014 7.84
40 87 Blake Treinen 2015 4.26
41 87 Geno Espineli 2010 0.00 DNP
42 87 David Hale 2015 6.43
43 87 Joe Savery 2013 4.95
44 87 Josh Wall 2014 54.00
45 87 Tyler Waldron 2016 0.00 DNP
46 87 Austin Adams 2014 9.00
47 87 Steven Jackson 2009 4.19
48 87 Cole DeVries 2012 4.93
49 87 Deunte Heath 2013 11.74
50 87 Robert Ray 2011 0.00 DNP
51 86 Evan Reed 2013 6.17
52 86 Hector Ambriz 2011 0.00 DNP
53 86 Mike Gosling 2008 0.00 DNP
54 86 Chris Martin 2013 0.00 DNP
55 86 Joel De La Cruz 2016 5.67
56 86 Scott Barnes 2015 0.00 DNP
57 86 Darren Byrd 2014 0.00 DNP
58 86 Jairo Asencio 2010 0.00 DNP
59 86 Collin McHugh 2014 3.08
60 86 Jeremy Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
61 86 Ryan Mullins 2011 0.00 DNP
62 86 Keith Weiser 2012 0.00 DNP
63 86 Curtis Partch 2014 0.00
64 86 Mike Kickham 2016 0.00 DNP
65 86 Anthony Varvaro 2012 5.94
66 86 Corey Kluber 2013 4.09
67 86 Tim Stauffer 2009 3.82
68 86 Mike Ballard 2011 0.00 DNP
69 86 Aaron Thompson 2014 2.45
70 85 Virgil Vasquez 2009 6.04
71 85 Paul Kometani 2010 0.00 DNP
72 85 Omar Poveda 2015 0.00 DNP
73 85 Matt Klinker 2012 0.00 DNP
74 85 David Pauley 2010 4.37
75 85 Andrew Albers 2013 5.10
76 85 Duane Below 2013 10.12
77 85 Donnie Veal 2012 2.08
78 85 Nate Karns 2015 3.80
79 85 Sam Narron 2009 0.00 DNP
80 85 Luke Putkonen 2013 3.34
81 85 Brandon Moore 2013 0.00 DNP
82 85 Kris Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
83 85 Carlos Fisher 2010 5.64
84 85 Brad Meyers 2013 0.00 DNP
85 85 Fabian Williamson 2016 0.00 DNP
86 85 Ramon Garcia 2012 0.00 DNP
87 85 Jack Cassel 2008 6.23
88 85 Andrew Robinson 2015 0.00 DNP
89 85 Rob Rasmussen 2016 0.00 DNP
90 85 Stephen Marek 2011 0.00 DNP
91 85 Adam Russell 2010 4.60
92 85 Kurt Birkins 2008 0.90
93 85 Randy Boone 2012 0.00 DNP
94 85 Drake Britton 2016 0.00 DNP
95 85 Zach Clark 2011 0.00 DNP
96 85 Austin Ross 2016 0.00 DNP
97 85 Edgar Ibarra 2016 0.00 DNP
98 85 Mark Serrano 2013 0.00 DNP
99 85 Jake Petricka 2015 3.46
100 84 Anthony Lerew 2010 8.54

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .219 .342 .375 .264
11 vs R (Multi) .425 .510 .725 .387
18 Split (Multi) -.206 -.168 -.350 -.124
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .000 .143 .000 .077
31 vs R (2016) .750 .667 1.250 .566
38 Split (2016) -.750 -.524 -1.250 -.489
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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.

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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

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Tyler Olson threw 283 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Change (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph) and Slider (73mph).