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Portrait of Wei-Chung Wang

Wei-Chung Wang PBrewers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date4-25-1992
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
Age24 years, 7 months, 13 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
-0.42014
2015
0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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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
2014 MIL MLB 14 0 17.3 0 0 0 30 8 13 6 .260 102 15.6 4.2 3.1 6.8 40% .375 .406 2.19 7.66 10.90 122 6.26 126.8 -0.4
CareerMLB14017.3000308136.26010215.64.23.16.840%.375.4062.197.6610.901226.26126.8-0.4

Statistics for All Levels

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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 PIR Rk 12 11 47.3 1 3 0 37 4 42 2 .252 103 7.0 0.8 0.4 8.0 53% .257 .205 0.87 2.55 3.23 74 2.03 85.8
2014 MIL MLB 14 0 17.3 0 0 0 30 8 13 6 .260 102 15.6 4.2 3.1 6.8 40% .375 .406 2.19 7.66 10.90 122 6.26 126.8
2014 WIS A 3 3 13.7 0 2 0 13 4 10 0 .264 90 8.6 2.6 0.0 6.6 50% .310 .225 1.24 2.90 3.29 101 4.61 104.5
2014 BRV A+ 2 1 9.7 1 0 0 7 0 9 0 .243 94 6.5 0.0 0.0 8.4 32% .280 .173 0.72 1.53 1.86 88 3.29 96.5
2014 BRR Rk 2 2 3.7 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .000 2.5 0.0 0.0 7.4 0% .100 .000 0.27 2.39 0.00 91 3.84 100.7
2015 BRV A+ 25 25 139.7 10 6 0 146 39 91 9 .251 97 9.4 2.5 0.6 5.9 44% .303 .272 1.32 3.58 3.54 102 4.39 104.0
2015 CSP AAA 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 4 0 5 0 .245 125 6.0 0.0 0.0 7.5 76% .235 .138 0.67 1.93 0.00 85 3.19 94.6
2016 BLX AA 19 19 107.3 6 5 0 102 33 91 7 .261 92 8.6 2.8 0.6 7.6 47% .310 .255 1.26 3.42 3.52 90 3.81 99.9
2016 CSP AAA 5 5 26.0 1 3 0 32 2 23 2 .270 104 11.1 0.7 0.7 8.0 35% .366 .267 1.31 3.18 4.85 97 4.58 106.8

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
2014 331 0.4653 0.4804 0.7862 0.7273 0.2655 0.8125 0.7234 0.2138
Career3310.46530.48040.78620.72730.26550.81250.72340.2138

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-07-09 2014-09-01 15-DL 54 45 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2012-06-05 2012-09-05 Minors 92 60 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 MIL $
2014 MIL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 0 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15. DFA by Milwaukee 6/16/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/18/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Selected by Milwaukee from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13. Signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • Re-signed by Pittsburgh 10/5/11 after initial contract was voided when it was discovered Wang needed elbow surgery (making him eligible for Rule 5 draft if not on 40-man roster).
  • Signed by Pittsburgh as an amateur free agent from Taiwan 6/24/11.

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BP Articles

Wei-Chung Wang is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sour Chen MusicR.J. Anderson2015-06-22
Notes from the Field: Seven Days and 32 Prospects in the DesertAl Skorupa2015-04-01
The Lineup Card: Eight Final MovesBaseball Prospectus2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-11-17
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2014-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: AFL Notes, Part 2Todd Gold2014-11-07
Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, October 23rdJeff Moore2014-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Alcantara Can StayDaniel Rathman2014-07-11
BP Unfiltered: BP at Fox Sports: How Do These Players Still Have Roster Spots?Ben Lindbergh2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cincinnati Stays AliveDaniel Rathman2014-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Gray MattersDaniel Rathman2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Platoonies Never Say DieSam Miller2014-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Meltdown in MinnesotaDaniel Rathman2014-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening DayR.J. Anderson2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksBP Prospect Staff2013-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksJeff Moore2013-12-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Wei-Chung Wang threw 416 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph), Curve (77mph) and Sinker (90mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (81mph) and Cutter (91mph).