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Portrait of Chris Bootcheck

Chris Bootcheck PPhillies

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
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Birth Date10-24-1978
Height6' 5"
Weight210 lbs
Age36 years, 10 months, 7 days
BatsR
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2011
2012
-0.02013
2014
0.12015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2003 ANA MLB 4 1 10.3 16 6 7 5 .263 100 13.9 5.2 4.4 6.1 40% .314 .388 2.13 9.77 9.58 110 10.97 -0.6
2005 ANA MLB 5 2 18.7 19 4 8 1 .263 97 9.2 1.9 0.5 3.9 37% .273 .265 1.23 3.53 3.38 108 4.48 0.2
2006 ANA MLB 7 0 10.3 16 9 7 3 .255 105 13.9 7.8 2.6 6.1 37% .371 .364 2.42 8.22 10.45 116 13.24 -0.8
2007 ANA MLB 51 0 77.3 81 24 56 7 .264 101 9.4 2.8 0.8 6.5 45% .310 .258 1.36 4.16 4.77 96 4.88 0.5
2008 ANA MLB 10 0 16.0 30 12 14 2 .248 102 16.9 6.8 1.1 7.9 39% .452 .337 2.62 5.29 10.12 112 8.96 -0.6
2009 PIT MLB 13 0 14.7 16 9 13 1 .267 99 9.8 5.5 0.6 8.0 40% .326 .292 1.70 4.22 11.05 104 4.12 0.2
2013 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 2 2 1 0 .281 95 18.0 18.0 0.0 9.0 50% .500 .379 4.00 7.08 9.00 104 10.05 -0.1
CareerMLB913148.31806610619.26110110.94.01.26.442%.331.2921.664.906.551036.48-1.2

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 ANA MLB 4 1 10.3 16 6 7 5 .263 100 13.9 5.2 4.4 6.1 40% .314 .388 2.13 9.77 9.58
2005 ANA MLB 5 2 18.7 19 4 8 1 .263 97 9.2 1.9 0.5 3.9 37% .273 .265 1.23 3.53 3.38
2006 ANA MLB 7 0 10.3 16 9 7 3 .255 105 13.9 7.8 2.6 6.1 37% .371 .364 2.42 8.22 10.45
2007 ANA MLB 51 0 77.3 81 24 56 7 .264 101 9.4 2.8 0.8 6.5 45% .310 .258 1.36 4.16 4.77
2008 ANA MLB 10 0 16.0 30 12 14 2 .248 102 16.9 6.8 1.1 7.9 39% .452 .337 2.62 5.29 10.12
2009 PIT MLB 13 0 14.7 16 9 13 1 .267 99 9.8 5.5 0.6 8.0 40% .326 .292 1.70 4.22 11.05
2011 DUR AAA 16 7 58.0 46 19 48 9 .252 97 7.1 2.9 1.4 7.4 35% .233 .235 1.12 4.63 3.57
2012 TOL AAA 41 0 44.3 39 26 53 1 .251 98 7.9 5.3 0.2 10.8 44% .309 .261 1.47 2.95 4.06
2013 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 2 2 1 0 .281 95 18.0 18.0 0.0 9.0 50% .500 .379 4.00 7.08 9.00
2013 SWB AAA 24 23 136.7 135 41 97 15 .257 98 8.9 2.7 1.0 6.4 42% .287 .264 1.29 4.20 3.69
2014 REA AA 8 8 35.7 46 13 24 6 .258 105 11.6 3.3 1.5 6.1 35% .348 .312 1.65 0.00 5.55
2014 LEH AAA 8 8 42.7 41 20 29 5 .258 98 8.6 4.2 1.1 6.1 36% .277 .270 1.43 0.00 4.85

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 0.2667 0.5000 0.8667 0.7500 0.4091 1.0000 0.7778 0.1333
Career6430.52720.46340.79220.69230.20450.84140.60360.2078

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
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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  Title Author Date
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 2015, Chris Bootcheck threw 1,453 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 Slider (85mph) and Curve (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (78mph).