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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-12-1982
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
Age32 years, 6 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2011
2012
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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
2006 DET 24 27 16 93.0 79.7 13.3 7 6 0 0 6 0 398 100 53 50 11 155 32 31 0 59 4.84 4.49 5.66 6.7 0.4
2007 DET 25 34 1 53.7 5.3 48.3 3 4 0 2 0 0 232 56 22 18 3 79 22 18 0 34 3.02 4.00 4.71 6.5 0.6
2008 DET 26 45 13 118.0 73.3 44.7 8 5 0 5 8 1 509 118 60 56 10 183 46 43 6 62 4.27 4.54 5.12 8.6 0.9
2009 DET 27 51 5 92.3 23.7 68.7 7 5 1 6 0 0 409 101 49 44 11 154 45 44 2 62 4.29 4.88 5.15 8.2 0.9
2013 PHI 31 16 3 28.7 9.3 19.3 0 2 0 1 0 0 133 33 14 14 4 50 17 16 2 20 4.40 5.43 5.17 0.4 0.1
Career17338385.7191.3194.32522114141168140819818239621162152102374.254.605.2030.42.9

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 JAM A- 15 15 90.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MCN A 29 28 159.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MYR A+ 27 27 153.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 GRN AA 27 22 129.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 grc Wnt 10 3 24.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MIS AA 4 2 16.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.913 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 GWN AAA 17 17 89.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.784 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA 6 6 34.3 6.21 73 .243 .274 .344 .430 .260 .238 100 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2006 DET MLB 27 16 93.0 5.66 91 .254 .272 .336 .431 .258 .301 105 6.4 0.6 6.7 0.4
2006 TOL AAA 9 9 51.2 4.58 76 .225 .258 .326 .384 .257 .267 81 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2007 DET MLB 34 1 53.7 4.71 107 .258 .261 .325 .415 .258 .306 104 6.5 0.6 6.5 0.6
2007 ERI AA 2 0 2.0 3.32 141 .306 .256 .327 .355 .251 .500 121 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 TOL AAA 11 8 51.7 5.35 76 .244 .262 .339 .405 .266 .253 93 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2008 DET MLB 45 13 118.0 5.12 97 .252 .267 .333 .418 .260 .281 105 8.6 0.9 8.6 0.9
2008 TOL AAA 4 2 10.7 1.31 167 .260 .263 .334 .409 .272 .407 85 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2009 DET MLB 51 5 92.3 5.15 98 .272 .265 .334 .423 .259 .311 105 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.9
2011 NWA AA 11 11 44.0 6.53 74 .297 .279 .347 .442 .270 .311 107 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2011 OMA AAA 12 0 22.7 2.89 145 .213 .284 .357 .436 .266 .238 93 7.7 0.7 7.7 0.7
2012 ERI AA 1 0 2.0 5.07 89 .388 .269 .331 .444 .268 .571 103 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2012 TOL AAA 23 0 36.0 5.76 68 .220 .264 .334 .398 .256 .182 99 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
2012 TGR Rk 3 3 4.0 2.78 139 .146 .269 .332 .409 .274 .222 90 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2013 PHI MLB 16 3 28.7 5.17 77 .311 .250 .312 .391 .256 .322 104 -0.4 -0.0 0.4 0.1
2013 LEH AAA 27 12 85.3 5.60 80 .250 .255 .325 .380 .252 .308 103 -2.7 -0.3 -1.7 0.0
2014 TAC AAA 21 1 37.7 8.85 19 .365 .285 .360 .475 .280 .356 96 -8.0 -0.8 -8.0 -0.8

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
2001 JAM A- 3 4 0 15 15 90.7 76 16 68 6 0% .000 7.5 1.6 0.6 6.7 1.01 1.89 0.0 0.0
2002 MCN A 8 9 0 29 28 159.0 143 51 131 10 0% .290 8.1 2.9 0.6 7.4 1.22 3.28 0.0 0.0
2003 MYR A+ 6 10 0 27 27 153.7 150 61 88 10 0% .288 8.8 3.6 0.6 5.2 1.37 3.69 0.0 0.0
2004 GRN AA 6 10 0 27 22 129.3 132 55 111 14 0% .316 9.2 3.8 1.0 7.7 1.45 5.22 0.0 0.0
2004 grc Wnt 2 2 0 10 3 24.3 24 12 24 4 0% .000 8.9 4.4 1.5 8.9 1.48 5.93 0.0 0.0
2005 GWN AAA 2 7 0 17 17 89.3 97 45 63 6 0% -.784 9.8 4.5 0.6 6.3 1.59 4.23 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA 3 1 0 6 6 34.3 28 20 20 4 59% .238 7.3 5.2 1.0 5.2 1.40 2.36 -1.6 -0.2
2005 MIS AA 0 1 1 4 2 16.7 21 5 18 0 0% -.913 11.3 2.7 0.0 9.7 1.56 4.31 0.0 0.0
2006 TOL AAA 6 0 0 9 9 51.2 43 21 40 2 55% .267 7.6 3.7 0.4 7.0 1.25 2.81 -0.2 -0.0
2006 DET MLB 7 6 0 27 16 93.0 100 32 59 11 49% .301 9.7 3.1 1.1 5.7 1.42 4.84 6.7 0.4
2007 DET MLB 3 4 0 34 1 53.7 56 22 34 3 59% .306 9.4 3.7 0.5 5.7 1.45 3.02 6.5 0.6
2007 TOL AAA 1 4 0 11 8 51.7 43 22 33 4 55% .253 7.5 3.8 0.7 5.7 1.26 4.87 -1.8 -0.2
2007 ERI AA 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4 1 2 0 50% .500 18.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 2.50 4.50 0.8 0.1
2008 DET MLB 8 5 0 45 13 118.0 118 46 62 10 47% .281 9.0 3.5 0.8 4.7 1.39 4.27 8.6 0.9
2008 TOL AAA 0 1 0 4 2 10.7 11 3 15 0 26% .407 9.3 2.5 0.0 12.6 1.31 3.36 5.6 0.5
2009 DET MLB 7 5 1 51 5 92.3 101 45 62 11 47% .311 9.8 4.4 1.1 6.0 1.58 4.29 8.2 0.9
2011 OMA AAA 2 1 1 12 0 22.7 16 10 20 1 39% .238 6.4 4.0 0.4 7.9 1.15 1.59 7.7 0.7
2011 NWA AA 1 6 0 11 11 44.0 55 18 24 8 49% .311 11.2 3.7 1.6 4.9 1.66 7.16 1.2 0.1
2012 ERI AA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4 2 1 0 57% .571 18.0 9.0 0.0 4.5 3.00 9.00 -0.0 -0.0
2012 TGR Rk 0 0 0 3 3 4.0 2 0 6 0 67% .222 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.50 2.25 1.4 0.1
2012 TOL AAA 2 0 2 23 0 36.0 23 20 16 3 46% .182 5.8 5.0 0.8 4.0 1.19 2.50 -3.4 -0.3
2013 PHI MLB 0 2 0 16 3 28.7 33 17 20 4 50% .322 10.4 5.3 1.3 6.3 1.74 4.40 0.4 0.1
2013 LEH AAA 5 6 2 27 12 85.3 90 28 54 5 55% .308 9.5 3.0 0.5 5.7 1.38 3.90 -1.7 0.0
2014 TAC AAA 0 2 0 21 1 37.7 57 15 25 9 43% .356 13.6 3.6 2.2 6.0 1.91 8.60 -8.0 -0.8

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
2008 1964 0.4430 0.4552 0.8445 0.6471 0.3026 0.8970 0.7553 0.1555
2009 1607 0.4499 0.4063 0.8315 0.5975 0.2500 0.8981 0.7014 0.1685
2013 553 0.4069 0.4394 0.8066 0.6756 0.2774 0.8816 0.6813 0.1934
Career41240.44080.4340.83440.63160.27870.89540.72440.1656

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-22 2012-07-13 Minors 52 46 Right Groin Strain - -
2011-04-02 2011-05-17 Minors 45 32 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-05-28
2010-03-26 2010-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-05-28
2010-03-18 2010-03-26 Camp 8 0 Right Elbow Sprain Ligament and Muscle Strain -
2009-06-05 2009-06-08 DTD 3 3 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2007-06-07 2007-06-29 15-DL 22 19 Right Elbow Strain Flexor Pronator Mass -
2005-09-02 2005-09-13 Minors 11 3 Right Forearm Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SEA $
2010 DET $950,000
2009 DET $437,500
2008 DET $410,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,797,500
3 yrTotal$1,797,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 137 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/11/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.75M in majors. May opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 6/15/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/1/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 8/2/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent (minor-league contract). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Kansas City 4/19/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/31/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration). $50,000 in performance bonuses. DFA by Detroit 11/19/10. Non-tendered by Detroit 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009). Re-signed by Detroit 2/28/09.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2008). Re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased 5/06.
  • Drafted 2000 (4-106). $1.25M signing bonus (4th-round record).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .274 .408 .321 .279
11 vs R (Multi) .299 .372 .502 .311
18 Split (Multi) -.026 .036 -.181 -.031
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .281 .442 .281 .292
31 vs R (2013) .304 .375 .519 .319
38 Split (2013) -.023 .067 -.238 -.028
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Zach Miner is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 18, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-03
Daily Roundup: Around the League: March 31, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-03-31
Daily Roundup: Around the League: March 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-03-31
The BP Wayback Machine: Who Can Say No to Twins?Joe Sheehan2012-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL CentralR.J. Anderson2012-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royal Re-GearingChristina Kahrl2011-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Tiger BeatChristina Kahrl2010-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Non-Tender MerciesChristina Kahrl2010-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: AL Central Arbitration ForecastJeff Euston2010-11-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2010-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Monday UpdateWill Carroll2010-05-31
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED AL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Any Frandsen of Yours Is...Christina Kahrl2010-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: American LeagueChristina Kahrl2010-03-19
Fantasy Beat: Depth Chart/PFM UpdateClay Davenport2010-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessCamp Battles: AL CentralChristina Kahrl2010-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Who Can Say No to Twins?Joe Sheehan2009-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Transaction ActionChristina Kahrl2009-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Dugout TurnoverJohn Perrotto2009-06-17
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Central UpdatesChristina Kahrl2009-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Cardinal CreativityJohn Perrotto2009-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Getting WarmerJohn Perrotto2009-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: So Many Questions, So Little TimeJohn Perrotto2009-02-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mega-DealingJohn Perrotto2008-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Big Gains, Big LosersJay Jaffe2008-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL MovesChristina Kahrl2008-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: One Man's TeamsJohn Perrotto2008-07-06
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-23
Future Shock: Marlins Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-01-24
Motown Blues: An Unsuccessful DefenseJohn Perrotto2007-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Contenders' MovesChristina Kahrl2007-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Micro DealsChristina Kahrl2007-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Trade Deadline EditionJay Jaffe2007-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL-brand CatsupChristina Kahrl2007-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Review of the CentralsChristina Kahrl2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWorld Series Prospectus: Detroit Tigers versus St. Louis CardinalsNate Silver2006-10-21
Playoff Prospectus: ALCS PreviewChristina Kahrl2006-10-10
Playoff Prospectus: Roster ReviewsChristina Kahrl2006-10-05
Playoff Prospectus: Tigers versus YankeesRany Jazayerli2006-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Short-Term Impact, ALKevin Goldstein2006-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-27Christina Kahrl2006-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Second HalfJim Baker2006-07-14
Prospectus Notebook: Tigers, NationalsBaseball Prospectus2006-07-13
Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 11Jay Jaffe2006-06-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-10-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)No comment on Nathan not starting the 8th against Tigers with 4-3 lead with 3-4-5 up? Or just not stating the obvious Gardenhire bone head move?
(Dr. Zaius from Norfolk VA)
I can live with it, and he did bring Nathan in later in the inning when it got bad. Guerrier isn't that bad a pitcher, and there's an argument for not blowing out Nathan unless you have to with a game the next night. I can see this one either way, unlike, say, letting Zach Miner end your season. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Free Press ran an article suggesting Zach Miner as a guy with potential as a setup/closer down the road. Does he have the stuff? Is there a comparable guy who's done something similar?
(Ben from Ohio)
I don't really see it, but remember, it's February (just barely), and it must have been a slow day in camp. As much as I bang on the mainstream media, the job of a beatwriter is a tough, tough job. (Christina Kahrl)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Zach Miner has thrown 4,752 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Change (82mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (75mph).