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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
23.3 4.47 1.31 17 1 1 0 0.0
Birth Date3-26-1992
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age25 years, 4 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2013
2014
2015
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
2016 CHN MLB 8 1 16.0 1 0 0 12 5 17 0 .270 99 6.8 2.8 0.0 9.6 58% .279 .208 1.06 2.18 1.12 102 4.47 99.0 0.1
2017 CHN MLB 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 .270 104 6.8 9.0 2.2 2.2 42% .182 .280 1.75 8.88 6.75 120 7.63 162.4 -0.1
CareerMLB9120.0100159181.2701006.84.00.58.155%.259.2231.203.522.251055.10111.7-0.0

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 KNC A 3 0 9.7 1 0 0 9 4 6 0 .250 108 8.4 3.7 0.0 5.6 55% .310 .220 1.34 3.33 0.93 101 3.47 98.6
2013 BOI A- 8 7 14.3 0 0 0 15 4 16 0 .268 109 9.4 2.5 0.0 10.0 55% .375 .264 1.33 2.34 3.14 92 3.03 95.4
2014 DAY A+ 23 23 110.0 4 6 0 121 33 110 10 .248 102 9.9 2.7 0.8 9.0 48% .348 .269 1.40 3.65 4.66 90 2.76 90.8
2015 TEN AA 14 14 60.7 2 5 0 77 28 48 9 .270 98 11.4 4.2 1.3 7.1 42% .345 .327 1.73 5.03 6.23 113 7.98 129.2
2015 CUB Rk 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 .268 93 6.8 4.5 0.0 9.0 55% .273 .215 1.25 3.30 2.25 100 3.72 99.7
2015 MSS Wnt 7 6 26.0 2 2 0 25 6 28 5 .000 8.7 2.1 1.7 9.7 0% .282 .000 1.19 4.62 5.19 0 0.00 0.0
2016 CHN MLB 8 1 16.0 1 0 0 12 5 17 0 .270 99 6.8 2.8 0.0 9.6 58% .279 .208 1.06 2.18 1.12 102 4.47 99.0
2016 TEN AA 9 9 54.7 3 2 0 50 20 42 6 .260 99 8.2 3.3 1.0 6.9 43% .282 .259 1.28 4.35 4.28 107 5.11 110.1
2016 IOW AAA 15 14 81.0 7 3 0 67 31 77 7 .271 94 7.4 3.4 0.8 8.6 50% .270 .252 1.21 4.16 4.33 83 3.62 97.3
2017 CHN MLB 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 .270 104 6.8 9.0 2.2 2.2 42% .182 .280 1.75 8.88 6.75 120 7.63 162.4
2017 IOW AAA 12 5 37.0 1 2 1 41 13 30 5 .262 107 10.0 3.2 1.2 7.3 52% .313 .270 1.46 4.94 6.57 95 3.63 68.8
2017 CUB Rk 3 3 8.7 0 1 0 9 1 4 0 .258 105 9.3 1.0 0.0 4.2 47% .265 .258 1.15 3.66 1.04 105 6.90 122.2

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
2016 249 0.4498 0.4297 0.6729 0.6161 0.2774 0.8116 0.4211 0.3271
2017 88 0.4886 0.3977 0.8571 0.5814 0.2222 1.0000 0.5000 0.1429
Career3370.45990.42130.7210.6070.2630.86080.44170.279

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 $
2016 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 45 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/19/16.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (2-41) (Missouri). $1.1M signing bonus ($1.3619M 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 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 26.9 22 10 21 2 .251 1.17 3.39 3.58 1.7 0.2
80o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 22.0 19 9 17 2 .264 1.25 3.74 3.95 1.2 0.1
70o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 18.7 17 8 14 2 .273 1.31 4.00 4.22 0.8 0.1
60o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 15.9 15 7 12 1 .281 1.36 4.21 4.45 0.5 0.1
50o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 13.3 13 6 10 1 .288 1.41 4.42 4.67 0.2 0.0
40o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 10.8 11 5 8 1 .295 1.46 4.64 4.89 -0.1 -0.0
30o 0.7 0.6 0 13 0 8.2 9 4 6 1 .303 1.52 4.86 5.13 -0.4 -0.0
20o 0.6 0.6 0 13 0 5.2 6 3 4 1 .313 1.59 5.13 5.42 -0.9 -0.1
10o 0.6 0.7 0 13 0 1.2 1 1 1 0 .326 1.69 5.52 5.82 -1.4 -0.2
Weighted Mean0.70.6013012.8126101.2861.404.404.650.20.0

2017 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 8/16/2017 12:09 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 9.2 6.9 0 27 27 126.8 104 44 92 14 .243 1.17 3.76 4.06 15.0 1.6
80o 8.4 6.9 0 25 25 119.9 105 45 87 14 .255 1.25 4.12 4.46 9.2 1.0
70o 7.9 7 0 24 24 115.1 105 45 83 14 .264 1.31 4.39 4.76 5.2 0.6
60o 7.4 7 0 23 23 111.0 106 45 80 14 .272 1.36 4.62 5.01 2.1 0.2
50o 7 7 0 23 23 107.3 106 45 78 14 .279 1.41 4.84 5.25 -0.7 -0.1
40o 6.6 7 0 22 22 103.6 106 45 75 14 .287 1.46 5.06 5.5 -3.4 -0.4
30o 6.2 7 0 21 21 99.7 106 45 72 14 .294 1.52 5.30 5.77 -6.1 -0.7
20o 5.7 7 0 20 20 95.3 106 45 69 14 .304 1.59 5.58 6.08 -9.0 -1.0
10o 5.1 7 0 19 19 89.3 106 45 65 14 .316 1.69 5.98 6.53 -12.7 -1.4
Weighted Mean7702323107.1105457714.2781.404.815.23-0.5-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
13% 25% 25% 48% 64%

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
20182631054057433062643.2861.284.094.696.84.79.80.90.3
20192731051054432755543.2961.303.974.567.24.59.20.80.3
20202821041043332144443.2871.253.764.326.94.49.10.80.4
20212921046049382351443.2901.243.624.167.04.29.40.70.5
20223031050053382552543.2641.193.874.446.54.28.80.80.4
20233110022023181224343.2821.294.224.846.94.69.31.20.1
20243211028030241028243.2901.153.313.807.33.08.50.60.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 91)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 97 Brad Mills 2010 5.64
2 95 Joel Carreno 2012 6.14
3 94 Jason Windsor 2008 0.00 DNP
4 93 David Pauley 2008 12.41
5 93 Aaron Brooks 2015 6.67
6 93 Ryan Carpenter 2016 0.00 DNP
7 93 Jeff Manship 2010 6.21
8 92 Kyle Lobstein 2015 6.08
9 92 Mike Wright 2015 6.04
10 92 Aaron Northcraft 2015 0.00 DNP
11 92 Miguel Pinango 2008 0.00 DNP
12 92 Anthony DeSclafani 2015 4.53
13 92 Gonzalez Germen 2013 3.93
14 92 Manny Parra 2008 4.93
15 92 Brett Lorin 2012 0.00 DNP
16 92 George Kontos 2010 0.00 DNP
17 92 J.A. Happ 2008 3.69
18 92 Matt Barnes 2015 5.86
19 92 James Simmons 2012 0.00 DNP
20 92 Brian Holmes 2016 0.00 DNP
21 92 Sean Nolin 2015 5.90
22 92 Mike Kickham 2014 22.50
23 92 Chris Seddon 2009 0.00 DNP
24 92 Vidal Nuno 2013 2.25
25 92 Brad Meyers 2011 0.00 DNP
26 91 Marco Estrada 2009 7.36
27 91 Corey Kluber 2011 8.31
28 91 Sean Gilmartin 2015 2.67
29 91 Jose Cisnero 2014 9.64
30 91 Mark Rogers 2011 0.00 DNP
31 91 John Koronka 2006 5.76
32 91 Bryan Mitchell 2016 6.50
33 91 Charlie Furbush 2011 6.22
34 91 Maikel Cleto 2014 5.52
35 91 Jack Egbert 2008 0.00 DNP
36 91 Pedro Liriano 2006 0.00 DNP
37 91 Jeremy Hefner 2011 0.00 DNP
38 91 D.J. Baxendale 2016 0.00 DNP
39 90 Cody Martin 2015 7.92
40 90 Andre Rienzo 2014 7.52
41 90 Rafael Perez 2007 2.23
42 90 Collin McHugh 2012 9.28
43 90 Kyle Gibson 2013 6.71
44 90 Brad Lincoln 2010 7.18
45 90 Kyle Heckathorn 2013 0.00 DNP
46 90 Barret Loux 2014 0.00 DNP
47 90 Jose Sanchez 2009 0.00 DNP
48 90 Trevor May 2015 4.16
49 90 Jeff Niemann 2008 6.75
50 90 Samuel Gaviglio 2015 0.00 DNP
51 90 Jason Berken 2009 6.92
52 90 Phil Irwin 2012 0.00 DNP
53 90 Taylor Jordan 2014 7.01
54 90 Adam Conley 2015 3.76
55 90 Jhonny Nunez 2011 0.00 DNP
56 90 Anthony Swarzak 2011 4.68
57 90 Robert Ray 2009 5.55
58 90 Alberto Cabrera 2014 0.00 DNP
59 89 Alan Horne 2008 0.00 DNP
60 89 Keith Weiser 2010 0.00 DNP
61 89 Nate Karns 2013 8.25
62 89 Mike Hauschild 2015 0.00 DNP
63 89 Daniel Rosenbaum 2013 0.00 DNP
64 89 T.J. House 2015 13.15
65 89 Kelvin De La Cruz 2014 0.00 DNP
66 89 Wes Roemer 2012 0.00 DNP
67 89 Mike Gosling 2006 13.50
68 89 Brian Flynn 2015 0.00 DNP
69 89 Cory Mazzoni 2015 22.85
70 89 Amaury Rivas 2011 0.00 DNP
71 89 Jason Wheeler 2016 0.00 DNP
72 89 Yohan Flande 2011 0.00 DNP
73 89 Hiram Burgos 2013 7.06
74 89 Adam Ottavino 2011 0.00 DNP
75 89 Jake Brigham 2013 0.00 DNP
76 89 Brent Suter 2015 0.00 DNP
77 89 Chase Anderson 2013 0.00 DNP
78 89 Stolmy Pimentel 2015 3.97
79 89 Kyle McPherson 2013 0.00 DNP
80 89 Josh Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
81 89 Kyle Lloyd 2016 0.00 DNP
82 89 Matt Torra 2009 0.00 DNP
83 89 J.J. Hoover 2013 3.00
84 89 Taylor Rogers 2016 3.99
85 89 Mike Ekstrom 2009 6.87
86 89 Chris Withrow 2014 3.38
87 89 Jonathan Dziedzic 2016 0.00 DNP
88 89 Brad Peacock 2013 5.51
89 89 Carlos Fisher 2008 0.00 DNP
90 89 Andrew Carraway 2012 0.00 DNP
91 89 Adam Mills 2010 0.00 DNP
92 89 Matt Heidenreich 2016 0.00 DNP
93 88 Bruce Billings 2011 12.86
94 88 Erik Davis 2012 0.00 DNP
95 88 Donnie Veal 2010 0.00 DNP
96 88 Chris Rusin 2012 6.67
97 88 Ryan Weber 2016 5.45
98 88 Tyler DeLoach 2016 0.00 DNP
99 88 Drake Britton 2014 0.00
100 88 Jose Alvarez 2014 0.00

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .138 .194 .138 .126
11 vs R (Multi) .276 .343 .310 .280
18 Split (Multi) -.138 -.149 -.172 -.154
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .138 .194 .138 .126
31 vs R (2016) .276 .343 .310 .280
38 Split (2016) -.138 -.149 -.172 -.154
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

Definition of multi-year splits

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2017 Due to publishing agreements, the 2017 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2017 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).

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Rob Zastryzny is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: The Cubs' Pitching and Its SkepticsMatthew Trueblood2017-04-04
Transaction Analysis: Lefty, Lefty, LeftyMatthew Trueblood2016-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Dodgers vs. CubsAaron Gleeman2016-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, August 1stChristopher Crawford2016-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWeekly Wrap: May 27, 2016Will Haines2016-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Oct. 23-24Mauricio Rubio2015-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, September 8Jeff Moore2014-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: July 31, 2014Austin Diamond2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: July 31, 2014Jeff Moore2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/17BP Prospect Staff2014-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/17Jason Parks2014-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Chicago Cubs Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Rob Zastryzny has thrown 390 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve (76mph), also mixing in a Cutter (82mph). He also rarely throws a Change (80mph).