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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-24-1978
Height6' 5"
Weight210 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
-0.02013
0.02014
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
2003 ANA 24 4 1 10.3 3.3 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 53 16 13 11 5 34 6 6 0 7 9.58 9.77 9.71 -3.1 -0.3
2005 ANA 26 5 2 18.7 9.7 9.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 79 19 7 7 1 28 4 3 0 8 3.38 3.53 4.40 2.1 0.2
2006 ANA 27 7 0 10.3 0.0 10.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 54 16 12 12 3 29 9 9 0 7 10.45 8.22 9.70 -3.3 -0.3
2007 ANA 28 51 0 77.3 0.0 77.3 3 3 0 2 0 0 331 81 43 41 7 125 24 21 5 56 4.77 4.16 4.92 6.0 0.6
2008 ANA 29 10 0 16.0 0.0 16.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90 30 18 18 2 41 12 12 0 14 10.12 5.29 5.83 0.7 0.1
2009 PIT 30 13 0 14.7 0.0 14.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 16 18 18 1 25 9 9 1 13 11.05 4.22 4.53 -0.9 -0.1
2013 NYA 34 1 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 9.00 7.08 6.89 -0.3 -0.0
Career913148.313.0135.337121068418011210819284666261066.554.905.631.10.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2003 ANA MLB 4 1 10.3 9.71 4 .388 .260 .330 .426 .263 .314 100 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2005 ANA MLB 5 2 18.7 4.40 105 .265 .270 .328 .428 .263 .273 97 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2006 ANA MLB 7 0 10.3 9.70 13 .364 .266 .330 .417 .255 .371 105 -3.3 -0.3 -3.3 -0.3
2007 ANA MLB 51 0 77.3 4.92 100 .258 .271 .337 .425 .264 .310 101 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2008 ANA MLB 10 0 16.0 5.83 79 .337 .249 .319 .377 .248 .452 102 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2009 PIT MLB 13 0 14.7 4.53 99 .292 .270 .338 .420 .267 .326 99 0.4 0.0 -0.9 -0.1
2011 DUR AAA 16 7 58.0 5.61 79 .235 .259 .326 .398 .252 .233 97 -4.3 -0.4 -4.3 -0.4
2012 TOL AAA 41 0 44.3 3.61 116 .261 .256 .326 .391 .251 .309 98 8.9 0.9 8.9 0.9
2013 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 6.89 32 .379 .270 .340 .425 .281 .500 95 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2013 SWB AAA 24 23 136.7 5.12 85 .264 .260 .327 .396 .257 .287 98 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 REA AA 8 8 35.7 5.82 74 .312 .257 .320 .387 .258 .348 105 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.1
2014 LEH AAA 8 8 42.7 6.28 64 .270 .272 .337 .415 .258 .277 98 -3.1 -0.3 -4.0 -0.5

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
2003 ANA MLB 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 16 6 7 5 40% .314 13.9 5.2 4.4 6.1 2.13 9.58 -3.1 -0.3
2005 ANA MLB 0 1 1 5 2 18.7 19 4 8 1 37% .273 9.2 1.9 0.5 3.9 1.23 3.38 2.1 0.2
2006 ANA MLB 0 1 0 7 0 10.3 16 9 7 3 37% .371 13.9 7.8 2.6 6.1 2.42 10.45 -3.3 -0.3
2007 ANA MLB 3 3 0 51 0 77.3 81 24 56 7 45% .310 9.4 2.8 0.8 6.5 1.36 4.77 6.0 0.6
2008 ANA MLB 0 1 0 10 0 16.0 30 12 14 2 39% .452 16.9 6.8 1.1 7.9 2.62 10.12 0.7 0.1
2009 PIT MLB 0 0 0 13 0 14.7 16 9 13 1 40% .326 9.8 5.5 0.6 8.0 1.70 11.05 -0.9 -0.1
2011 DUR AAA 3 2 1 16 7 58.0 46 19 48 9 35% .233 7.1 2.9 1.4 7.4 1.12 3.57 -4.3 -0.4
2012 TOL AAA 2 5 17 41 0 44.3 39 26 53 1 44% .309 7.9 5.3 0.2 10.8 1.47 4.06 8.9 0.9
2013 SWB AAA 10 7 0 24 23 136.7 135 41 97 15 42% .287 8.9 2.7 1.0 6.4 1.29 3.69 0.5 0.1
2013 NYA MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 2 1 0 50% .500 18.0 18.0 0.0 9.0 4.00 9.00 -0.3 -0.0
2014 LEH AAA 2 5 0 8 8 42.7 41 20 29 5 36% .277 8.6 4.2 1.1 6.1 1.43 4.85 -4.0 -0.5
2014 REA AA 2 3 0 8 8 35.7 46 13 24 6 35% .348 11.6 3.3 1.5 6.1 1.65 5.55 0.7 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 336 0.5536 0.4494 0.8079 0.6667 0.1800 0.8629 0.5556 0.1921
2009 277 0.5235 0.4765 0.7652 0.7172 0.2121 0.7981 0.6429 0.2348
2013 30 0.3000 0.5000 0.8667 0.7778 0.3810 1.0000 0.7500 0.1333
Career6430.52880.46340.79220.69360.20320.84140.60230.2078

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-08 - Minors - - - Trunk Fracture Ribcage -
2014-04-05 2014-05-24 Minors 49 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-08-06 2012-09-05 Minors 30 28 Left Upper Arm Fracture Humerus -
2011-04-13 2011-05-02 Minors 19 0 Head Concussion -
2008-06-09 2008-07-03 15-DL 24 21 Right Forearm Strain -
2008-03-21 2008-04-20 15-DL 30 19 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2006-05-03 2006-05-22 15-DL 19 17 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2001-05-01 2001-05-31 Minors 30 0 Right Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 ANA $415,000
2007 ANA $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$795,000
2 yrTotal$795,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 98 dScott Boras1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 6/14/13. DFA by NY Yankees 6/18/13 (elected free agency 6/21/13). Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/22/13 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 8/15/13 if not on Major League roster.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/7/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Tampa as a free agent 2/13/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Tampa 7/2/11. Signed by Lotte of Korea 7/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Yokohama of Japan 12/17/09.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/20/08 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.6M in majors. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/7/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/20/09.
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2008). Re-signed by LA Angels 2/22/08. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 7/3/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). DFA by LA Angels 1/07. Contract purchased by LA Angels 4/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by LA Angels 2/06.
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2000 (1-20). $1.8M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Chris Bootcheck is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: The Hidden Complexities of Baseball's Unwritten RulesAdam Sobsey2012-08-22
BP Unfiltered: When a 13th Round Produces as Much as a First RoundSam Miller2012-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL CentralR.J. Anderson2012-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Branyan, Weeks, and DetritusChristina Kahrl2011-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Even More Minor Moves, NLChristina Kahrl2009-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend RoundupJohn Perrotto2009-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The Milwaukee MassacreChristina Kahrl2009-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The NRIs Who Made ItJohn Perrotto2008-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: More Fun With ComparablesSteven Goldman2008-03-03
Playoff Prospectus: Red Sox versus AngelsJim Baker2007-10-02
Prospectus Today: AL, Second HalfJoe Sheehan2007-07-13
Prospectus Today: Dunn DealsJoe Sheehan2007-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 15-18Christina Kahrl2007-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Opening Day to April 14, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the WestsChristina Kahrl2007-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Sixth SeasonWill Carroll2007-03-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-4Christina Kahrl2006-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 10-14Christina Kahrl2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 22-24, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 2-4Christina Kahrl2006-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: In My BackyardWill Carroll2006-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 28-May 1Christina Kahrl2006-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-03-31
Prospectus Notebook: Angels, TigersBaseball Prospectus2005-12-08
Prospectus Notebook: Angels, PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2005-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 9-15Christina Kahrl2005-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 1-4Christina Kahrl2005-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Not-So-Swift JusticeWill Carroll2005-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30Christina Kahrl2005-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 5-14, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
Prospectus Today: Bullet Point FridayJoe Sheehan2004-02-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-September 21Christina Kahrl2003-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: OutFoxing the Injury BugWill Carroll2003-03-25
Prospectus Feature: Touring the Minors: The Pacific Coast LeagueKeith Scherer2003-02-20
Breaking Balls: Free Agent Draft Pick CompensationDerek Zumsteg2003-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Team Health Report: Anaheim AngelsWill Carroll2003-01-22


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Chris Bootcheck threw 1,442 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Cutter (85mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (78mph).