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Portrait of Bob Keppel

Bob Keppel PTwins

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 92.3 1 5 0 53 5.36 1
Birth Date6-11-1982
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
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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 KCA 24 8 6 34.3 27.7 6.7 0 4 0 0 2 0 157 45 21 21 6 71 15 13 1 20 5.50 5.69 5.50 3.3 0.4
2007 COL 25 4 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 6 5 5 1 10 3 3 0 1 11.25 8.18 8.43 -1.1 -0.1
2009 MIN 27 37 0 54.0 0.0 54.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 242 63 30 29 4 94 21 19 5 32 4.83 4.37 4.62 7.3 0.7
Career49692.327.764.715012041911456551117539356535.365.025.119.51.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2000 KNG Rk 8 6 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CMB A 26 20 124.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SLU A+ 27 26 152.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BRO A- 3 3 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BIN AA 18 17 94.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 Peo Wnt 1 1 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SLU A+ 2 2 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NOR AAA 17 16 93.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NOR AAA 5 5 27.3 3.10 125 .200 .270 .332 .401 .244 .302 79 7.5 0.7 7.0 0.7
2006 KCA MLB 8 6 34.3 5.50 96 .296 .266 .330 .433 .257 .339 107 3.4 0.3 3.3 0.4
2006 OMA AAA 25 14 98.0 6.20 61 .295 .270 .345 .416 .268 .329 98 -8.0 -0.8 -8.0 -0.8
2007 COL MLB 4 0 4.0 8.43 37 .332 .262 .334 .408 .260 .333 108 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2007 CSP AAA 26 23 138.0 6.66 84 .267 .280 .344 .432 .260 .314 118 4.5 0.4 3.4 0.6
2008 ABQ AAA 28 27 159.3 7.09 84 .273 .274 .343 .441 .261 .336 122 6.3 0.6 9.6 1.4
2009 MIN MLB 37 0 54.0 4.62 108 .278 .267 .330 .417 .257 .328 104 6.9 0.7 7.3 0.7
2009 ROC AAA 23 3 55.7 4.33 116 .211 .263 .332 .396 .249 .275 116 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2010 NIP npb 25 0 158.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .285 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2000 KNG Rk 1 2 0 8 6 29.0 31 13 29 1 0% .000 9.6 4.0 0.3 9.0 1.52 6.83 0.0 0.0
2001 CMB A 6 7 0 26 20 124.3 118 25 87 6 0% .000 8.5 1.8 0.4 6.3 1.15 3.11 0.0 0.0
2002 SLU A+ 9 7 0 27 26 152.0 162 43 109 13 0% .314 9.6 2.5 0.8 6.5 1.35 4.32 0.0 0.0
2003 BRO A- 2 0 0 3 3 14.3 10 2 13 0 0% .250 6.3 1.3 0.0 8.2 0.84 2.52 0.0 0.0
2003 Peo Wnt 0 0 0 1 1 2.0 0 0 2 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 BIN AA 7 4 0 18 17 94.7 92 27 46 6 0% .284 8.7 2.6 0.6 4.4 1.26 3.04 0.0 0.0
2004 NOR AAA 3 7 0 17 16 93.7 111 22 42 8 0% .318 10.7 2.1 0.8 4.0 1.42 4.71 0.0 0.0
2004 SLU A+ 1 1 0 2 2 10.0 7 2 6 0 0% .233 6.3 1.8 0.0 5.4 0.90 0.90 0.0 0.0
2005 NOR AAA 2 1 0 5 5 27.3 24 6 19 0 45% .302 7.9 2.0 0.0 6.3 1.10 3.30 7.0 0.7
2006 OMA AAA 6 7 1 25 14 98.0 126 28 43 12 55% .329 11.6 2.6 1.1 3.9 1.57 5.69 -8.0 -0.8
2006 KCA MLB 0 4 0 8 6 34.3 45 15 20 6 46% .339 11.8 3.9 1.6 5.2 1.75 5.50 3.3 0.4
2007 CSP AAA 8 10 0 26 23 138.0 162 60 64 14 50% .314 10.6 3.9 0.9 4.2 1.61 5.48 3.4 0.6
2007 COL MLB 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 6 3 1 1 38% .333 13.5 6.8 2.2 2.2 2.25 11.25 -1.1 -0.1
2008 ABQ AAA 9 11 0 28 27 159.3 208 57 85 26 52% .336 11.8 3.2 1.5 4.8 1.66 5.99 9.6 1.4
2009 MIN MLB 1 1 0 37 0 54.0 63 21 32 4 51% .328 10.5 3.5 0.7 5.3 1.56 4.83 7.3 0.7
2009 ROC AAA 3 3 1 23 3 55.7 51 13 28 1 57% .275 8.2 2.1 0.2 4.5 1.15 2.42 5.6 0.5
2010 NIP npb 12 8 0 25 0 158.7 156 53 85 10 0% .285 8.8 3.0 0.6 4.8 1.32 3.35 0.0 0.0

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
2009 902 0.4701 0.4322 0.8509 0.5920 0.2887 0.9203 0.7246 0.1491
Career9020.47010.43220.85090.5920.28870.92030.72460.1491

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-06-10 2007-06-22 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2005-05-05 2005-05-19 Minors 14 13 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -
2004-08-05 2004-08-22 Minors 17 0 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -
2004-04-08 2004-05-12 Minors 34 0 Right Chest Strain - -
2003-05-08 2003-07-03 Minors 56 0 Right Forearm Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 153 dJim Turner

Details
  • rekeased 1/6/10 (to play in Japan)
  • contract purchased 6/23/09 signed as a free agent from FL 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/14/08 signed as a free agent from COL 08 (minor-league contract)
  • FA 10/07 designated for assignment 4/07 contract purchased 4/07 signed as a free agent from KC 06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/06 contract purchased 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from NYM (minor-league contract) 2/06
  • designated for assignment 5/05 optioned sent to minor-league camp 3/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$M (05) optioned Double-A 3/04 $0.895M signing bonus
  • MO (High School-DeSmet) 00 S-36

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking in the New YearChristina Kahrl2008-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-21, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Bob Keppel threw 892 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (88mph) and Curve (81mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Change (86mph).