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Portrait of Francis Beltran

Francis Beltran PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 74.3 3 2 1 68 5.69 -0.8
Birth Date11-29-1979
Height6' 6"
Weight255 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2002 CHN 22 11 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 14 11 10 2 22 16 15 0 11 7.50 7.21 8.57 -3.8 -0.4
2004 CHN 24 34 0 35.0 0.0 35.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 152 27 19 18 8 55 22 22 0 40 4.63 5.53 5.93 -1.5 -0.1
2004 MON 24 11 0 14.3 0.0 14.3 0 0 1 1 0 0 69 20 12 12 3 36 5 4 2 8 7.53 6.02 7.87 -2.5 -0.3
2008 DET 28 11 0 13.0 0.0 13.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 56 13 7 7 3 25 6 5 0 9 4.85 6.16 6.07 0.0 0.0
Career67074.30.074.33212003427449471613849462685.696.016.82-7.7-0.8

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1999 EUG A- 16 0 28.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LNS A 16 0 17.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 EUG A- 25 0 43.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 Lic Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DAY A+ 21 18 95.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 Lic Wnt 2 0 3.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHN MLB 11 0 12.0 8.57 11 .338 .257 .317 .405 .248 .333 101 -3.5 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2002 WTN AA 39 0 41.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 IOW AAA 31 2 48.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 lic Wnt 11 0 10.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHN MLB 34 0 35.0 5.93 68 .264 .257 .323 .409 .256 .232 96 -2.2 -0.2 -1.5 -0.1
2004 MON MLB 11 0 14.3 7.87 36 .327 .276 .339 .435 .267 .333 102 -3.1 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2004 EDM AAA 6 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 IOW AAA 6 0 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 NWO AAA 4 0 6.1 4.04 100 .306 .227 .309 .354 .240 .316 84 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2006 NAT Rk 6 1 7.1 3.84 112 .237 .252 .328 .354 .260 .333 93 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2007 NOR AAA 47 0 59.3 3.80 99 .288 .259 .330 .398 .258 .335 78 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2008 DET MLB 11 0 13.0 6.07 82 .267 .262 .330 .410 .257 .263 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TOL AAA 37 0 44.0 4.82 77 .250 .268 .337 .414 .268 .302 88 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2009 MTR mex 16 0 17.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 OAX mex 29 0 32.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CMP mex 15 0 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CAR Wnt 11 0 13.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 OKL AAA 5 0 6.3 7.70 53 .435 .283 .348 .452 .266 .519 93 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1999 EUG A- 0 2 0 16 0 28.0 41 14 28 2 0% .000 13.2 4.5 0.6 9.0 1.96 8.36 0.0 0.0
2000 LNS A 1 1 0 16 0 17.7 24 19 16 0 0% .000 12.2 9.7 0.0 8.1 2.43 9.66 0.0 0.0
2000 Lic Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
2000 EUG A- 2 2 8 25 0 43.7 28 20 52 1 0% .000 5.8 4.1 0.2 10.7 1.10 2.68 0.0 0.0
2001 DAY A+ 6 9 0 21 18 95.3 93 40 72 10 0% .000 8.8 3.8 0.9 6.8 1.40 5.01 0.0 0.0
2001 Lic Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 3.3 7 1 1 0 0% .000 19.1 2.7 0.0 2.7 2.42 8.18 0.0 0.0
2002 CHN MLB 0 0 0 11 0 12.0 14 16 11 2 60% .333 10.5 12.0 1.5 8.2 2.50 7.50 -3.8 -0.4
2002 WTN AA 2 2 23 39 0 41.7 28 19 43 2 0% .248 6.0 4.1 0.4 9.3 1.13 2.59 0.0 0.0
2003 IOW AAA 6 2 4 31 2 48.7 46 19 33 2 0% .291 8.5 3.5 0.4 6.1 1.33 2.96 0.0 0.0
2003 lic Wnt 2 0 1 11 0 10.7 5 5 11 1 0% .000 4.2 4.2 0.8 9.3 0.93 2.52 0.0 0.0
2004 IOW AAA 0 0 4 6 0 6.3 5 1 6 1 0% .235 7.1 1.4 1.4 8.6 0.95 2.86 0.0 0.0
2004 CHN MLB 2 2 0 34 0 35.0 27 22 40 8 48% .232 6.9 5.7 2.1 10.3 1.40 4.63 -1.5 -0.1
2004 MON MLB 0 0 1 11 0 14.3 20 5 8 3 56% .333 12.6 3.1 1.9 5.0 1.74 7.53 -2.5 -0.3
2004 EDM AAA 0 0 3 6 0 6.0 4 2 8 0 0% .286 6.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 1.00 1.50 0.0 0.0
2006 NWO AAA 0 0 0 4 0 6.1 6 5 4 0 42% .316 8.9 7.4 0.0 5.9 1.80 4.43 0.5 0.0
2006 NAT Rk 0 0 0 6 1 7.1 7 2 5 0 62% .333 8.9 2.5 0.0 6.3 1.27 1.27 0.7 0.1
2007 NOR AAA 2 9 8 47 0 59.3 73 15 47 2 46% .335 11.1 2.3 0.3 7.1 1.48 4.70 4.4 0.4
2008 TOL AAA 3 5 3 37 0 44.0 44 11 38 5 63% .302 9.0 2.2 1.0 7.8 1.25 4.70 -0.5 -0.0
2008 DET MLB 1 0 0 11 0 13.0 13 6 9 3 51% .263 9.0 4.2 2.1 6.2 1.46 4.85 0.0 0.0
2009 MTR mex 1 2 0 16 0 17.0 12 14 14 0 0% .250 6.4 7.4 0.0 7.4 1.53 2.12 0.0 0.0
2009 OAX mex 3 4 7 29 0 32.7 43 6 25 2 0% .360 11.8 1.7 0.6 6.9 1.50 3.85 0.0 0.0
2010 CAR Wnt 0 0 0 11 0 13.7 11 9 5 0 0% .244 7.2 5.9 0.0 3.3 1.46 4.60 0.0 0.0
2010 CMP mex 3 1 4 15 0 17.3 18 9 6 1 0% .298 9.4 4.7 0.5 3.1 1.56 2.08 0.0 0.0
2011 OKL AAA 0 0 0 5 0 6.3 16 4 5 2 52% .519 22.7 5.7 2.8 7.1 3.16 19.89 -1.4 -0.1

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
2008 181 0.5083 0.4862 0.8182 0.6196 0.3483 0.8772 0.7097 0.1818
Career1810.50830.48620.81820.61960.34830.87720.70970.1818

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2005-04-04 2005-10-02 15-DL 181 161 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-03-11
2004-08-25 2004-09-09 15-DL 15 14 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 SFN $318,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$318,500
1 yrTotal$318,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 63 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from DT 1/15/09 (minor-league contract, $0.475M major league)
  • designated for assignment 8/26/08 contract purchased 8/13/08 designated for assignment 4/15/08 contract purchased 4/5/08 signed as a free agent from BAL 12/1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from WAS 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06
  • sent outright to Triple-A 1/06
  • re-signed 1/06, 1 year/$M (06)
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.3185M (05) acquired in trade from CHC 7/04 optioned to Triple-A 7/04 recalled 4/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 recalled 6/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 recalled 8/02 optioned to Triple-A 7/02 recalled 6/02 contract purchased 11/01

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This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: My Book Report on a Video of the Longest Home Runs HitSam Miller2013-08-19
The Lineup Card: 9 Forgotten Players from Defunct FranchisesBaseball Prospectus2011-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL MovesChristina Kahrl2008-08-14
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: At the HalfCarlos J. Lugo2004-12-02
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This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Where's the Drama?Will Carroll2004-08-27
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Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee BrewersBaseball Prospectus2004-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30-31Christina Kahrl2004-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Getting SeparationJoe Sheehan2004-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 19-25Christina Kahrl2004-07-27
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 13-18, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-20
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Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 16-22, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 10-15Christina Kahrl2003-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
Transaction Analysis: August 12-14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-16
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: August 1-3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-06
Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-19
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Francis Beltran threw 193 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Change (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph).