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Birth Date3-15-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age32 years, 5 months, 5 days
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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
2005 KCA 23 41 0 53.7 0.0 53.7 3 2 0 3 0 0 246 73 45 45 9 119 18 16 3 32 7.55 5.21 5.79 2.3 0.2
2006 KCA 24 7 0 13.3 0.0 13.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 15 7 7 2 23 5 5 2 7 4.72 5.66 6.52 0.5 0.0
2007 KCA 25 13 6 43.7 29.3 14.3 2 4 0 0 2 0 182 44 21 19 8 78 10 10 0 37 3.92 4.68 4.76 5.4 0.5
2008 KCA 26 45 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 4 1 0 3 0 0 205 45 19 16 2 63 15 13 4 26 2.98 3.80 4.18 7.4 0.7
2009 FLO 27 75 0 68.7 0.0 68.7 4 6 26 7 0 0 293 59 33 31 13 111 27 22 4 60 4.06 5.12 5.77 -4.6 -0.5
2010 FLO 28 68 0 65.0 0.0 65.0 4 3 30 8 0 0 270 62 27 25 5 94 21 19 0 71 3.46 2.89 3.45 8.9 0.9
2011 FLO 29 68 0 64.3 0.0 64.3 1 4 36 6 0 0 269 57 30 29 8 96 21 19 1 55 4.06 3.93 4.42 1.1 0.1
2014 TBA 32 32 0 31.7 0.0 31.7 3 3 1 2 0 0 140 27 14 13 3 48 16 15 3 26 3.69 4.56 4.30 1.6 0.2
Career3496388.729.3359.32123932920166338219618550632133119173144.284.324.7522.52.3

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
2002 HIC A 1 1 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HIC A 13 7 48.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WPT A- 8 8 38.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HIC A 27 20 144.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 41 0 53.7 5.79 84 .310 .266 .325 .424 .260 .348 105 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2005 HDS A+ 8 0 13.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.050 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA 12 0 13.0 3.66 133 .164 .270 .331 .423 .261 .167 89 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
2006 KCA MLB 7 0 13.3 6.52 87 .267 .286 .341 .441 .261 .310 116 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2006 WIC AA 15 0 21.2 4.72 111 .295 .268 .344 .445 .269 .324 83 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2006 OMA AAA 23 0 38.2 4.04 112 .258 .267 .335 .407 .264 .299 96 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2007 KCA MLB 13 6 43.7 4.76 107 .255 .273 .334 .439 .267 .283 105 5.4 0.5 5.4 0.5
2007 WIC AA 6 5 20.7 4.49 107 .153 .273 .344 .422 .267 .167 105 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2007 OMA AAA 5 4 23.0 4.42 109 .192 .279 .346 .441 .267 .210 99 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2007 AGU Wnt 5 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .556 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 AGU Wnt 10 0 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 AGU Wnt 2 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 KCA MLB 45 0 48.3 4.18 113 .246 .266 .333 .418 .262 .272 102 7.4 0.7 7.4 0.7
2008 NWA AA 1 1 2.0 3.07 126 -.019 .260 .310 .390 .266 .000 89 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2008 OMA AAA 4 0 4.0 6.90 67 .328 .271 .341 .415 .259 .400 99 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2009 FLO MLB 75 0 68.7 5.77 69 .264 .262 .337 .420 .267 .243 97 -4.6 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2010 FLO MLB 68 0 65.0 3.45 115 .257 .259 .327 .408 .270 .329 92 8.9 0.9 8.9 0.9
2011 FLO MLB 68 0 64.3 4.42 90 .253 .256 .321 .394 .263 .268 96 0.8 0.1 1.1 0.1
2012 JUP A+ 2 2 2.7 5.19 88 .183 .246 .329 .371 .251 .125 97 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2012 NWO AAA 1 0 0.3 9.49 9 .450 .305 .367 .462 .287 .500 95 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2014 TBA MLB 32 0 31.7 4.30 102 .264 .254 .314 .391 .258 .261 105 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2014 DUR AAA 7 0 7.0 3.45 128 .231 .257 .322 .406 .249 .267 106 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2

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
2002 HIC A 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 5 3 1 0 0% .357 11.2 6.8 0.0 2.2 2.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 WPT A- 4 3 0 8 8 38.3 31 12 41 0 0% .287 7.3 2.8 0.0 9.6 1.12 3.05 0.0 0.0
2003 HIC A 2 1 0 13 7 48.3 59 14 37 6 0% .342 11.0 2.6 1.1 6.9 1.51 5.59 0.0 0.0
2004 HIC A 10 4 1 27 20 144.0 121 46 140 16 0% .279 7.6 2.9 1.0 8.8 1.16 3.12 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 3 2 0 41 0 53.7 73 18 32 9 38% .348 12.2 3.0 1.5 5.4 1.70 7.55 2.3 0.2
2005 HDS A+ 0 0 0 8 0 13.0 23 3 15 2 0% -1.050 15.9 2.1 1.4 10.4 2.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA 1 0 4 12 0 13.0 8 2 14 1 53% .167 5.5 1.4 0.7 9.7 0.77 0.69 3.5 0.4
2006 OMA AAA 2 2 5 23 0 38.2 37 13 33 5 36% .299 8.7 3.1 1.2 7.8 1.31 2.12 6.3 0.6
2006 WIC AA 1 2 3 15 0 21.2 18 12 22 3 51% .324 7.6 5.1 1.3 9.3 1.42 4.25 3.6 0.4
2006 KCA MLB 0 0 0 7 0 13.3 15 5 7 2 45% .310 10.1 3.4 1.4 4.7 1.50 4.72 0.5 0.0
2007 KCA MLB 2 4 0 13 6 43.7 44 10 37 8 35% .283 9.1 2.1 1.6 7.6 1.24 3.92 5.4 0.5
2007 WIC AA 1 0 0 6 5 20.7 10 6 13 1 45% .167 4.3 2.6 0.4 5.7 0.77 0.87 2.7 0.3
2007 OMA AAA 1 2 0 5 4 23.0 16 4 19 3 38% .210 6.3 1.6 1.2 7.4 0.87 2.74 4.7 0.5
2007 AGU Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 1 1 1 0 0% .200 5.3 5.3 0.0 5.3 1.18 0.00 0.0 0.0
2008 OMA AAA 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 7 1 3 1 62% .400 15.8 2.2 2.2 6.8 2.00 6.75 -0.3 -0.0
2008 KCA MLB 4 1 0 45 0 48.3 45 15 26 2 42% .272 8.4 2.8 0.4 4.8 1.24 2.98 7.4 0.7
2008 NWA AA 0 0 0 1 1 2.0 0 0 2 0 50% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.5 0.1
2009 FLO MLB 4 6 26 75 0 68.7 59 27 60 13 42% .243 7.7 3.5 1.7 7.9 1.25 4.06 -4.6 -0.5
2010 FLO MLB 4 3 30 68 0 65.0 62 21 71 5 54% .329 8.6 2.9 0.7 9.8 1.28 3.46 8.9 0.9
2011 FLO MLB 1 4 36 68 0 64.3 57 21 55 8 35% .268 8.0 2.9 1.1 7.7 1.21 4.06 1.1 0.1
2012 JUP A+ 0 1 0 2 2 2.7 1 1 2 0 50% .125 3.4 3.4 0.0 6.8 0.75 3.38 0.4 0.0
2012 NWO AAA 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 1 1 0 0 0% .500 27.0 27.0 0.0 0.0 6.00 0.00 -0.2 -0.0
2014 TBA MLB 3 3 1 32 0 31.7 27 16 26 3 36% .261 7.7 4.5 0.9 7.4 1.36 3.69 1.6 0.2
2014 DUR AAA 0 0 0 7 0 7.0 5 1 10 1 44% .267 6.4 1.3 1.3 12.9 0.86 3.86 1.8 0.2

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 690 0.5319 0.5305 0.8301 0.7084 0.3251 0.8500 0.7810 0.1699
2009 1080 0.5528 0.4954 0.7434 0.6600 0.2899 0.7995 0.5857 0.2547
2010 1064 0.5197 0.4901 0.7505 0.6420 0.3249 0.8338 0.5723 0.2476
2011 1009 0.5302 0.4826 0.7572 0.6467 0.2954 0.8092 0.6286 0.2407
2014 523 0.4723 0.4359 0.7763 0.6437 0.2500 0.8491 0.6087 0.2237
Career43660.52660.48960.7660.65820.30050.8240.6260.2326

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-21 2014-04-21 15-DL 31 19 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-09-06 -
2013-03-22 2013-09-30 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-09-06 -
2012-07-23 2012-10-04 60-DL 73 67 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-09-06 -
2012-07-15 2012-07-23 Minors 8 0 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -
2011-06-09 2011-06-13 DTD 4 4 Low Back Tightness -
2009-07-02 2009-07-05 DTD 3 2 Neck Strain -
2009-06-24 2009-06-27 DTD 3 3 Right Ankle Sprain -
2008-05-28 2008-07-21 15-DL 54 47 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi -
2007-08-16 2007-08-16 DTD 0 0 Right Thumb Blister Thumb -
2007-04-01 2007-06-10 60-DL 70 63 Right Wrist Recovery From Fracture Hairline -
2007-03-10 2007-04-01 Camp 22 0 Right Wrist Fracture Hairline -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TBA $1,500,000
2013 TBA $490,000
2012 MIA $6,000,000
2011 FLO $3,650,000
2010 FLO $2,000,000
2009 FLO $414,500
2008 KCA $405,000
2007 KCA $382,000
2006 KCA $335,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$13,677,000
2011Current$1,500,000
9 yrPvs + Cur$15,177,000
9 yrTotal$15,177,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 9 dAndy Mota1 year/$1.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014). Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/5/13. May earn additional $1.4M in performance bonuses. DFA by Tampa Bay 7/26/14. Released 8/3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013), plus 2014 option. Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/22/13 (minor-league contract). 13:$0.49M, 14:$2M club option, $30,000 buyout. May request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League roster. $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors. May opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster. Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 3/31/13. Tampa Bay declined 2014 option 11/3/13.
  • 1 year/$6M (2012). Re-signed by Miami 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2011). Re-signed by Florida 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses based on games finished. Placed on restricted list 9/22/11 (reportedly is actually Juan Carlos Oviedo and played under assumed name).
  • 1 year/$2M (2010). Re-signed by Florida 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2009). Signed by Florida 2/28/09.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2008). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/08. Acquired by Florida in trade from Kansas City 10/30/08.
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3355M (2006). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Pittsburgh 12/04. Signed by Kansas City 3/05.
  • Signed by Pittsburgh 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)How do I value Addison Reed if I just started a dynasty rebuild? I know closers should be the first thing to go in a rebuild, but I can't help but believe he's relatively stable and likely to help me when I compete again in 2-3 years. Thanks
(JoeTinker from Chicago)
Here is a list of all closers who recorded 25 or more saves in 2010: Brian Wilson (48), Heath Bell (47), Rafael Soriano (45), Joakim Soria (43), Matt Capps (42), Neftali Feliz (40), Francisco Cordero (40), Carlos Marmol (38), Billy Wagner (37), Jonathan Papelbon (37), Kevin Gregg (37), Mariano Rivera (33), David Aardsma (31), Juan Oviedo (30), Bobby Jenks (27), Ryan Franklin (27), Brad Lidge (27), Jose Valverde (26), Francisco Rodriguez (25) and Andrew Bailey (25). (Bret Sayre)
2010-09-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Good morning hombre- I'm a big Marlins fan. What would you do in the offseason to put this team into the playoffs? I miss the glory days of 2003 and watching them play this year has been killer. I'm dying for another shot at a ring. Any thoughts to help appease my pain?
(Angel Batista from Miami, Florida)
I'm bullish on the Marlins, Detective Batista. Anibal Sanchez has taken a big step forward. Clay Hensley and Leo Nunez have been great out of the bullpen. Josh Johnson and Ricky Nolasco are great. They'll have a healthy Coghlan back. There is a lot to like. Starting Wes Helms more than once a year isn't really that wise, and it's time to give up on the Andrew Miller experiment, but there is no reason they couldn't go 87-75 next season and try to sneak into a playoff spot. (Eric Seidman)
2009-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Matt Lindstrom ever regain the closers role or is Nunez the man now?
(Thomas from NYC)
Leo Nunez has been effective, and has good short-reliever stuff. He's not a budding star, and I suspect the two will switch roles in a manner most disturbing to fantasy owners for some time.

Here's an idea: if NFL coaches can adapt to a tandem RB setup, where no one guy is the man, why can't MLB managers do that with short relievers? (Joe Sheehan)
2008-12-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)It appears to me that Dayton Moore in essence swapped Leo Nunez, RamRam, and any semblance of financial flexibility for Coco Crisp, Mike Jacobs and Kyle Farnsworth? Doesn't this series of moves seem, um, counter-productive? Do you see a worthwhile plan here?
(BL from Bozeman)
You left out spending $1.8 million on Horacio Ramirez (IIRC). I like the Crisp move as a win-now kind of transaction, but I savaged the Jacobs move for cause--some might think he's a win-now pickup, but he's just a placeholder, and Farnsworth and Ramirez are even less. This isn't progress, it's cosmetics, and like anything hastily slapped together, it'll melt in the summer sun. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-07-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat. I'm in a keeper league where the only pitching stats that count are innings pitched and runs (both earned and unearned) allowed. I'm thinking of trading Brian Bannister and Leo Nunez for Mike Mussina. Are my frustrations with Bannister leading to a bad move? Another wrinkle: whoever has Bannister would have control over him for the next few years, whoever has Mussina would be stuck with him next year as well, but I want to win this year. Thanks!
(Dennis from LA)
I think I'd do that. As much as I love Bannister's cerebral approach to the game and want to root for him, I don't want to touch him on any of my leagues. The blowup potential is just too high. Don't mistake that with an endorsement of Mussina - he's getting by now, but I think that dissipating strikeout rate is really scary. But ... he will get you those innings, and he's safer than Banny right now. (Jeff Erickson)


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Juan Oviedo has thrown 4,854 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (85mph).