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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-31-1979
Height6' 0"
Weight220 lbs
Age35 years, 6 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.22011
0.22012
2013
0.32014
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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 SLN 27 21 0 25.0 0.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 17 9 9 3 29 8 8 1 22 3.24 3.99 4.63 2.1 0.2
2008 SLN 29 7 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 3 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 8 0.00 1.25 2.24 2.1 0.2
2009 SLN 30 17 0 15.3 0.0 15.3 1 0 0 2 0 0 81 23 15 15 2 34 11 10 2 8 8.80 6.25 7.00 -4.0 -0.4
2011 CHA 32 13 0 17.7 0.0 17.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 23 13 13 1 35 7 6 2 20 6.62 3.06 4.10 2.1 0.2
2012 SEA 33 35 0 32.0 0.0 32.0 0 3 1 1 0 0 136 24 14 14 3 41 15 12 3 36 3.94 3.70 3.75 2.0 0.2
Career93097.00.097.0131300422905151914342378944.733.894.514.40.4

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 PEO A 27 0 41.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NWJ A- 3 0 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 POT A+ 44 0 55.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PMB A+ 31 0 41.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TEN AA 29 0 39.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt 2 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PMB A+ 7 0 8.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TEN AA 50 0 55.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SFD AA 32 0 42.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.464 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MEM AAA 26 0 25.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.720 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SLN MLB 21 0 25.0 4.63 98 .199 .266 .332 .439 .268 .215 93 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2006 MEM AAA 51 0 71.1 2.85 140 .201 .271 .341 .413 .265 .253 99 21.0 2.1 20.7 2.1
2008 SLN MLB 7 0 7.0 2.24 151 .128 .244 .313 .384 .244 .188 98 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2008 SFD AA 4 0 3.7 1.77 156 .262 .244 .302 .371 .249 .444 85 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2009 SLN MLB 17 0 15.3 7.00 33 .336 .257 .321 .403 .253 .362 92 -3.9 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2009 MEM AAA 38 0 44.3 4.60 88 .274 .269 .335 .419 .273 .328 85 1.4 0.1 1.7 0.2
2010 MEM AAA 56 0 60.0 3.68 126 .204 .279 .349 .438 .267 .251 96 13.6 1.3 14.5 1.3
2011 CHA MLB 13 0 17.7 4.10 112 .279 .264 .321 .416 .261 .431 105 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2011 CHR AAA 49 0 61.7 3.53 115 .215 .262 .330 .403 .256 .294 94 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
2012 SEA MLB 35 0 32.0 3.75 107 .245 .259 .320 .419 .263 .266 91 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2012 TAC AAA 27 0 36.7 2.61 146 .253 .283 .352 .444 .275 .363 92 11.7 1.2 11.7 1.2
2013 TAC AAA 30 0 33.0 3.34 132 .203 .279 .340 .426 .266 .221 99 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2014 IND AAA 47 0 61.3 5.40 81 .268 .258 .328 .392 .251 .312 101 0.3 0.0 1.0 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
2001 NWJ A- 2 0 0 3 0 5.7 2 0 5 0 0% .000 3.2 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.35 0.00 0.0 0.0
2001 PEO A 1 4 0 27 0 41.0 47 15 35 1 0% .000 10.3 3.3 0.2 7.7 1.51 4.39 0.0 0.0
2002 POT A+ 1 3 7 44 0 55.0 52 23 42 2 0% .296 8.5 3.8 0.3 6.9 1.36 2.29 0.0 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 8 4 1 0 0% .000 36.0 18.0 0.0 4.5 6.00 45.00 0.0 0.0
2003 PMB A+ 3 0 3 31 0 41.3 38 10 35 0 0% .311 8.3 2.2 0.0 7.6 1.16 1.53 0.0 0.0
2003 TEN AA 2 1 2 29 0 39.7 19 12 48 2 0% .200 4.3 2.7 0.5 10.9 0.78 0.68 0.0 0.0
2004 PMB A+ 0 1 0 7 0 8.3 8 6 12 1 0% .350 8.7 6.5 1.1 13.0 1.69 4.34 0.0 0.0
2004 TEN AA 3 8 4 50 0 55.7 67 34 48 6 0% .355 10.8 5.5 1.0 7.8 1.81 5.49 0.0 0.0
2005 SFD AA 5 2 11 32 0 42.0 28 12 42 2 0% -.464 6.0 2.6 0.4 9.0 0.95 1.29 0.0 0.0
2005 MEM AAA 1 2 0 26 0 25.7 40 19 25 4 0% -.720 14.0 6.7 1.4 8.8 2.30 7.35 0.0 0.0
2006 MEM AAA 2 2 3 51 0 71.1 46 29 76 2 57% .253 5.8 3.7 0.3 9.6 1.05 1.52 20.7 2.1
2006 SLN MLB 0 0 0 21 0 25.0 17 8 22 3 57% .215 6.1 2.9 1.1 7.9 1.00 3.24 2.1 0.2
2008 SFD AA 0 1 0 4 0 3.7 4 0 5 0 56% .444 9.7 0.0 0.0 12.2 1.08 7.30 1.4 0.1
2008 SLN MLB 0 0 0 7 0 7.0 3 1 8 0 75% .188 3.9 1.3 0.0 10.3 0.57 0.00 2.1 0.2
2009 MEM AAA 3 3 1 38 0 44.3 43 20 52 6 53% .328 8.7 4.1 1.2 10.6 1.42 3.86 1.7 0.2
2009 SLN MLB 1 0 0 17 0 15.3 23 11 8 2 55% .362 13.5 6.5 1.2 4.7 2.22 8.80 -4.0 -0.4
2010 MEM AAA 3 4 17 56 0 60.0 42 17 51 4 54% .251 6.3 2.5 0.6 7.7 0.98 1.80 14.5 1.3
2011 CHR AAA 6 3 14 49 0 61.7 49 17 66 2 57% .294 7.2 2.5 0.3 9.6 1.07 2.77 9.1 0.9
2011 CHA MLB 0 0 0 13 0 17.7 23 7 20 1 58% .431 11.7 3.6 0.5 10.2 1.70 6.62 2.1 0.2
2012 SEA MLB 0 3 1 35 0 32.0 24 15 36 3 45% .266 6.8 4.2 0.8 10.1 1.22 3.94 2.0 0.2
2012 TAC AAA 1 0 3 27 0 36.7 37 11 38 0 48% .363 9.1 2.7 0.0 9.3 1.31 2.70 11.7 1.2
2013 TAC AAA 2 2 1 30 0 33.0 20 10 32 1 40% .221 5.5 2.7 0.3 8.7 0.91 4.36 7.0 0.7
2014 IND AAA 2 3 4 47 0 61.3 62 29 62 8 46% .312 9.1 4.3 1.2 9.1 1.48 3.38 1.0 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 93 0.5591 0.5269 0.7551 0.6346 0.3902 0.8788 0.5000 0.2449
2009 263 0.4525 0.4373 0.8348 0.6303 0.2778 0.8933 0.7250 0.1652
2011 303 0.4356 0.4752 0.7292 0.6061 0.3743 0.8625 0.5625 0.2708
2012 513 0.4776 0.4893 0.7211 0.5633 0.4216 0.8188 0.6018 0.2749
Career11720.46760.4770.75140.59510.37460.85160.61120.2468

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-03-25 2013-06-28 60-DL 95 79 Left Trunk Recovery From Stress Fracture Ribcage - 3rd Rib - -
2013-03-07 2013-03-25 Camp 18 0 Left Trunk Stress Fracture Ribcage - 3rd Rib - -
2010-04-19 2010-04-26 Minors 7 0 Right Shoulder Strain -
2010-03-05 2010-03-07 Camp 2 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2008-03-21 2008-09-02 60-DL 165 138 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Fracture 2007-08-17
2007-08-17 2007-08-17 On-Alr 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Fracture 2007-08-17
2007-03-23 2007-09-30 60-DL 191 161 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-03-13
2005-07-31 2005-08-20 Minors 20 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 PIT $
2013 SEA $700,000
2009 SLN $405,000
2008 SLN $390,000
2007 SLN $382,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$1,877,000
6 yrTotal$1,877,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 4 dAlan Nero1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013). Re-signed by Seattle 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration). Split contract paying $0.2M in minors. Sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 6/28/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Seattle as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Seattle 7/1/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/9/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/19/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/14/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08.
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by St. Louis 6/06.
  • Signed 2001 as amateur free agent (Frontier League).

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BP Articles

Josh Kinney is referenced in the following articles.

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The BP Wayback Machine: Game LastJoe Sheehan2013-10-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-30
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Ten AL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the MajorsJason Martinez2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: A Closer Look at Relievers and LeverageSam Miller2012-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL WestR.J. Anderson2012-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Mayhem EditionChristina Kahrl2010-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Winding Down the NLChristina Kahrl2009-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Moves and GroovesChristina Kahrl2009-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Falling Into PlaceJohn Perrotto2009-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Hopped Up or Hopping Mad?John Perrotto2009-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-10-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Missing the CutJeff Erickson2008-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Review of the CentralsChristina Kahrl2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Sixth SeasonWill Carroll2007-03-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Game LastJoe Sheehan2006-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWorld Series Prospectus: Game Four DiaryChristina Kahrl2006-10-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWorld Series Prospectus: Detroit Tigers versus St. Louis CardinalsNate Silver2006-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The SeriesJoe Sheehan2006-10-21
Future Shock: Where the Cardinals Came FromKevin Goldstein2006-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: DecisionsJoe Sheehan2006-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Being Tony La RussaJay Jaffe2006-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS PreviewJay Jaffe2006-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Division Series, Day ThreeJoe Sheehan2006-10-06
Playoff Prospectus: Roster ReviewsChristina Kahrl2006-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Padres versus CardinalsDan Fox2006-10-03
Future Shock: Short Term Impact, NLKevin Goldstein2006-09-15
Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 3-5Christina Kahrl2006-07-06
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Josh Kinney threw 1,253 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (77mph) and Change (76mph).