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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-9-1981
Height6' 5"
Weight195 lbs
Age35 years, 3 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
-0.02012
-0.02013
2014
2015
-0.22016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2007 CHN 0 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .293 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .066 0.00 3.18 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2007 DET 0 4 0 2.3 3 2 4 2 .265 107 11.6 7.7 7.7 15.4 33% .250 .410 2.14 13.60 11.57 0 0.00 0.0
2008 DET MLB 25 0 21.3 19 14 15 0 .266 104 8.0 5.9 0.0 6.3 53% .297 .244 1.55 3.87 4.22 110 5.72 -0.1
2009 DET MLB 3 0 3.3 4 2 2 1 .270 105 10.8 5.4 2.7 5.4 50% .273 .311 1.80 7.64 5.40 106 5.09 0.0
2010 TEX MLB 13 0 9.0 6 7 5 2 .257 109 6.0 7.0 2.0 5.0 33% .160 .267 1.44 7.16 4.00 120 5.98 -0.1
2011 BAL MLB 32 0 16.3 14 7 18 3 .265 107 7.7 3.9 1.7 9.9 36% .268 .270 1.29 4.53 6.06 103 4.06 0.1
2012 NYA MLB 70 0 38.3 29 17 38 2 .262 103 6.8 4.0 0.5 8.9 47% .278 .220 1.20 3.15 2.82 106 4.89 -0.0
2013 CLE MLB 4 0 2.0 1 2 0 0 .277 96 4.5 9.0 0.0 0.0 29% .143 .226 1.50 6.08 0.00 113 4.70 -0.0
2007 TOT MLB 5 0 2.7 3 2 4 2 .267 106 10.1 6.8 6.8 13.5 29% .200 .384 1.88 12.29 10.13 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB152093.076518210.2641047.44.91.07.945%.264.2481.374.434.061054.90-0.1

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
2002 BOI A- 12 0 18.0 18 8 12 0 .000 9.0 4.0 0.0 6.0 0% .290 .000 1.44 3.79 1.50
2003 LNS A 21 4 42.3 46 19 24 3 .000 9.8 4.0 0.6 5.1 0% .299 .000 1.54 4.50 5.32
2003 BOI A- 1 0 3.0 2 1 3 0 .000 6.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 0% .250 .000 1.00 2.36 0.00
2004 LNS A 57 0 85.0 65 30 91 2 .000 6.9 3.2 0.2 9.6 0% .286 .000 1.12 2.83 2.33
2005 DAY A+ 27 0 42.3 40 16 61 2 .264 8.5 3.4 0.4 13.0 46% .250 .000 1.32 2.53 3.83
2006 WTN AA 33 0 43.1 30 10 45 1 .000 6.3 2.1 0.2 9.4 0% .261 .000 0.93 2.02 0.84
2006 IOW AAA 28 0 23.1 27 15 21 0 .260 101 10.5 5.8 0.0 8.2 56% .380 .291 1.82 3.74 3.12
2007 CHN MLB 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .293 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .066 0.00 3.18 0.00
2007 DET MLB 4 0 2.3 3 2 4 2 .265 107 11.6 7.7 7.7 15.4 33% .250 .410 2.14 13.60 11.57
2007 IOW AAA 55 0 55.3 55 25 50 4 .264 109 9.0 4.1 0.7 8.1 50% .336 .239 1.45 4.18 3.58
2007 TOL AAA 2 0 2.3 5 1 3 0 .252 95 19.6 3.9 0.0 11.7 31% .538 .323 2.61 1.87 11.74
2008 DET MLB 25 0 21.3 19 14 15 0 .266 104 8.0 5.9 0.0 6.3 53% .297 .244 1.55 3.87 4.22
2008 TOL AAA 28 0 35.0 32 14 45 2 .267 84 8.2 3.6 0.5 11.6 49% .338 .252 1.31 2.87 2.31
2009 DET MLB 3 0 3.3 4 2 2 1 .270 105 10.8 5.4 2.7 5.4 50% .273 .311 1.80 7.64 5.40
2009 TOL AAA 42 0 45.7 50 17 47 1 .251 117 9.8 3.3 0.2 9.3 41% .371 .244 1.47 2.50 2.76
2010 TEX MLB 13 0 9.0 6 7 5 2 .257 109 6.0 7.0 2.0 5.0 33% .160 .267 1.44 7.16 4.00
2010 OKL AAA 50 0 59.3 32 21 61 1 .269 101 4.9 3.2 0.2 9.3 50% .215 .172 0.89 3.01 1.82
2011 BAL MLB 32 0 16.3 14 7 18 3 .265 107 7.7 3.9 1.7 9.9 36% .268 .270 1.29 4.53 6.06
2011 NOR AAA 26 0 20.7 24 4 20 1 .263 96 10.5 1.7 0.4 8.7 48% .371 .252 1.35 2.80 3.92
2012 NYA MLB 70 0 38.3 29 17 38 2 .262 103 6.8 4.0 0.5 8.9 47% .278 .220 1.20 3.15 2.82
2013 CLE MLB 4 0 2.0 1 2 0 0 .277 96 4.5 9.0 0.0 0.0 29% .143 .226 1.50 6.08 0.00
2013 COH AAA 27 0 24.0 18 9 20 1 .261 102 6.8 3.4 0.4 7.5 50% .262 .209 1.12 3.20 1.12
2013 SWB AAA 10 0 9.7 13 4 4 1 .252 95 12.1 3.7 0.9 3.7 50% .343 .312 1.76 4.96 4.66
2014 NOR AAA 18 0 18.7 28 7 12 2 .250 100 13.5 3.4 1.0 5.8 31% .382 .333 1.88 4.59 7.23
2014 TAC AAA 14 0 19.7 17 7 16 5 .282 96 7.8 3.2 2.3 7.3 42% .222 .291 1.22 6.60 4.12
2015 SAC AAA 46 0 44.3 47 15 32 3 .269 95 9.5 3.0 0.6 6.5 30% .301 .272 1.40 4.12 2.84
2016 PHI int 1 0 2.0 3 1 2 0 .000 13.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .429 .000 2.00 2.79 9.00

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 340 0.5441 0.3735 0.8661 0.5568 0.1548 0.9515 0.5000 0.1339
2009 54 0.4444 0.4815 0.8077 0.6250 0.3667 0.8667 0.7273 0.1923
2010 140 0.4786 0.3429 0.8125 0.4478 0.2466 0.9333 0.6111 0.1875
2011 287 0.5122 0.3972 0.7105 0.5714 0.2143 0.7738 0.5333 0.2895
2012 599 0.4958 0.3990 0.7406 0.5488 0.2517 0.7975 0.6184 0.2594
2013 31 0.5484 0.4194 0.9231 0.6471 0.1429 0.9091 1.0000 0.0769
Career14510.50790.39080.77740.55030.22310.8470.58530.2226

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
2014-05-16 2014-06-09 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-03-03 2013-03-31 Camp 28 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis - -
2012-05-15 2012-05-16 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2010-05-15 2010-05-24 Minors 9 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-05-21 2008-06-08 15-DL 18 16 Left Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -
2005-08-18 2005-09-04 Minors 17 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SEA $
2013 NYA $
2012 NYA $525,000
2009 DET $405,000
2008 DET $390,000
2007 CHN $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$1,700,000
6 yrTotal$1,700,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 127 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/15/13 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Angels 3/23/14. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/1/14 (minor-league contract). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/17/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Baltimore 8/5/14.
  • 1 year/$533,625 (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13. DFA by NY Yankees 3/31/13. Released 4/3/13. Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/13/13 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Yankees 6/5/13. Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/11/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cleveland 9/2/13. DFA by Cleveland 10/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/7/13.
  • 1 year (2012). DFA by Baltimore 2/6/12, released 2/15/12. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/20/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.525M in majors. Contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/25/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Baltimore 4/18/11. DFA by Baltimore 6/29/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/11. Contract purchased by Baltimore 9/6/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Texas 9/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09. Acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 12/7/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 12/16/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/06. Re-signed by Cubs 3/07. Acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/30/07.
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs 2002 as an amateur free agent (Virginia State).

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Quiet ClaimsR.J. Anderson2013-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-14
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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Three Recap: Tigers 2, Yankee 1Ben Lindbergh2012-10-17
Playoff Prospectus: How the ALCS Squads Were BuiltR.J. Anderson2012-10-16
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Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
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Divide and Conquer, AL East: The ReplacementsDustin Parkes2011-07-22
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Short StackChristina Kahrl2010-12-29
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Rangers Transaction LedgerChristina Kahrl2010-12-01
World Series Prospectus: World Series PreviewChristina Kahrl2010-10-26
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Clay Rapada threw 1,605 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (83mph) and Slider (74mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (84mph).