Biographical

Portrait of Jon Leicester

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 82.7 7 6 0 58 5.88 -0.1
Birth Date2-7-1979
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2004 CHN MLB 32 0 41.7 40 15 35 7 .263 97 8.6 3.2 1.5 7.6 50% .280 .255 1.32 4.54 3.89 96 4.27 0.6
2005 CHN MLB 6 1 9.0 11 9 7 2 .261 107 11.0 9.0 2.0 7.0 54% .346 .318 2.22 7.99 9.00 118 9.91 -0.4
2007 BAL MLB 10 5 32.0 36 13 16 3 .281 104 10.1 3.7 0.8 4.5 39% .300 .277 1.53 5.03 7.59 107 4.97 0.2
CareerMLB48682.787375812.2701019.54.01.36.345%.295.2721.505.105.881035.260.4

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
2004 CHN MLB 32 0 41.7 40 15 35 7 .263 97 8.6 3.2 1.5 7.6 50% .280 .255 1.32 4.54 3.89
2005 CHN MLB 6 1 9.0 11 9 7 2 .261 107 11.0 9.0 2.0 7.0 54% .346 .318 2.22 7.99 9.00
2007 BAL MLB 10 5 32.0 36 13 16 3 .281 104 10.1 3.7 0.8 4.5 39% .300 .277 1.53 5.03 7.59
2011 TUC AAA 27 25 135.7 169 64 66 21 .266 105 11.2 4.2 1.4 4.4 42% .316 .286 1.72 6.33 6.50
2015 PUE AAA 2 2 9.7 18 5 5 2 .289 104 16.8 4.7 1.9 4.7 44% .410 .363 2.38 7.04 9.31
2015 YUC AAA 6 6 29.7 32 6 20 1 .276 91 9.7 1.8 0.3 6.1 51% .316 .238 1.28 3.32 3.64

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

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2011-05-27 2011-06-05 Minors 9 9 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-04-11 2011-04-19 Minors 8 8 Not Disclosed -
2007-05-13 2007-07-19 60-DL 67 58 Right Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 BAL $332,100
2005 CHN $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$648,100
2 yrTotal$648,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 84 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 3/25/08 contract purchased 8/30/07
  • designated for assignment 7/19/07
  • contract purchased 5/7/07
  • signed as a free agent from TX 11/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 3/06 re-signed 2/06, 1 year/$332,100 (06)
  • acquired in trade from CHC 11/05 optioned to Triple-A 6/05 recalled 5/05 optioned to Triple-A 5/05 4/05
  • 1 year/$0.316M (05) recalled 7/04 optioned to Triple-A 7/04 recalled 6/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/03 recalled 8/03 optioned Double-A 3/03 40-m 11/02

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BP Articles

Jon Leicester is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: International Winter League Games of February 3Jeff Moore2014-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Take a BreatherJoe Sheehan2007-09-19
Transaction of the Day: AL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-09-15
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 6-9, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 22-24, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: ExpertWill Carroll2006-04-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 3-6Christina Kahrl2006-03-07
Winter Meetings Prospectus: The Rule 5 DraftPaul Swydan2005-12-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 9-17Christina Kahrl2005-11-18
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: May 4-9, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 26- May 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: NL Central PreviewJoe Sheehan2005-04-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jon Leicester threw 201 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (80mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph) and Slider (82mph).