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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-26-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight250 lbs
Age32 years, 7 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
2013
0.12014
-0.22015
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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
2007 SEA MLB 26 0 38.7 39 15 42 4 .267 94 9.1 3.5 0.9 9.8 35% .337 .285 1.40 3.80 3.96 81 4.94 0.2
2008 SEA MLB 47 12 118.3 114 48 77 13 .263 97 8.7 3.7 1.0 5.9 41% .276 .259 1.37 4.56 3.42 110 4.30 1.5
2009 SEA MLB 15 15 96.3 87 27 52 9 .262 97 8.1 2.5 0.8 4.9 40% .252 .240 1.18 4.24 3.74 105 3.69 2.0
2010 SEA MLB 27 20 109.3 141 44 49 25 .262 98 11.6 3.6 2.1 4.0 38% .301 .339 1.69 6.52 6.75 136 7.95 -3.5
2014 ARI MLB 6 0 7.3 7 4 9 0 .241 110 8.6 4.9 0.0 11.0 30% .350 .274 1.50 0.00 4.91 97 3.73 0.1
CareerMLB12147370.038813822951.262979.43.41.25.639%.285.2831.424.934.571145.350.3

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
2007 SEA MLB 26 0 38.7 39 15 42 4 .267 94 9.1 3.5 0.9 9.8 35% .337 .285 1.40 3.80 3.96
2008 SEA MLB 47 12 118.3 114 48 77 13 .263 97 8.7 3.7 1.0 5.9 41% .276 .259 1.37 4.56 3.42
2009 SEA MLB 15 15 96.3 87 27 52 9 .262 97 8.1 2.5 0.8 4.9 40% .252 .240 1.18 4.24 3.74
2010 SEA MLB 27 20 109.3 141 44 49 25 .262 98 11.6 3.6 2.1 4.0 38% .301 .339 1.69 6.52 6.75
2011 OKL AAA 22 19 104.7 131 41 87 16 .260 93 11.3 3.5 1.4 7.5 40% .350 .301 1.64 5.43 6.19
2011 AST Rk 2 2 6.7 9 3 7 0 .258 91 12.2 4.0 0.0 9.4 55% .409 .321 1.80 2.67 1.35
2012 IOW AAA 30 8 77.7 75 41 62 6 .264 91 8.7 4.8 0.7 7.2 33% .296 .275 1.49 4.81 3.94
2013 PAW AAA 37 0 52.3 37 15 45 3 .254 99 6.4 2.6 0.5 7.7 44% .236 .207 0.99 3.15 1.55
2013 AUS int 2 0 1.7 2 1 1 0 .000 10.8 5.4 0.0 5.4 0% .333 .000 1.80 4.00 5.40
2014 ARI MLB 6 0 7.3 7 4 9 0 .241 110 8.6 4.9 0.0 11.0 30% .350 .274 1.50 0.00 4.91
2014 BUF AAA 12 0 14.0 10 3 11 4 .253 103 6.4 1.9 2.6 7.1 33% .171 .247 0.93 0.00 5.14
2014 LOU AAA 12 1 15.0 19 4 9 0 .255 110 11.4 2.4 0.0 5.4 58% .365 .242 1.53 0.00 4.20

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 1897 0.5224 0.4523 0.8159 0.6216 0.2671 0.8506 0.7273 0.1841
2009 1501 0.5543 0.4717 0.8701 0.6238 0.2825 0.9017 0.7831 0.1299
2010 1809 0.5279 0.4643 0.8774 0.6534 0.2529 0.9199 0.7546 0.1226
2014 136 0.4779 0.4519 0.8033 0.6769 0.2394 0.8636 0.6471 0.1967
Career53430.53210.46180.85160.63440.26590.88870.75020.1484

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
2013-06-26 2013-07-28 Minors 32 0 - General Medical Surgery Appendectomy - -
2012-04-19 2012-05-21 Minors 32 27 - Low Back Strain - -
2011-06-23 2011-08-07 Minors 45 0 Left Fingers Contusion Index Finger Bunting -
2010-07-28 2010-09-03 15-DL 37 33 Low Back Strain -
2009-04-11 2009-06-23 15-DL 73 64 Left Elbow Inflammation Triceps Tendinitis -
2006-04-06 2006-06-02 Minors 57 0 Left Elbow Strain - -
2005-07-21 2005-07-28 Minors 7 7 Right Knee Tendonitis - -
2003-08-25 2003-09-15 Minors 21 0 Left Elbow Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ARI $575,000
2013 BOS $
2012 CHN $
2011 HOU $725,000
2010 SEA $440,000
2009 SEA $420,000
2008 SEA $395,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,555,000
5 yrTotal$2,555,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 102 dJoe Longo1 year/$0.575M (2014)

Details
  • 2015: signed by EDA Rhinos of Taiwan 2/17/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/16/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.575M in majors. Contract selected by Arizona 3/14. DFA by Arizona 4/18/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/14 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Boston a free agent 2/23/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Chicago Cubs a free agent 2/2/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2011). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/9/10. DFA by Houston 3/31/11. Re-signed by Houston as a free agent 4/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10. Non-tendered by Seattle 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 2/21/09.
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008). Re-signed by Seattle 2/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased by Seattle 11/06. Re-signed by Seattle 2/07.
  • 1 year (2005). Selected by Minnesota from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/04. Signed 3/05. Returned to Seattle from Minnesota 3/05.
  • Signed by Seattle 2000 as an amateur free agent from Australia.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .289 .309 .392 .269
11 vs R (Multi) .276 .366 .449 .302
18 Split (Multi) .012 -.057 -.056 -.032
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .273 .250 .273 .216
31 vs R (2014) .267 .400 .333 .307
38 Split (2014) .006 -.150 -.061 -.091
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Ryan Rowland-Smith is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball at the Olympics: The Rich Tradition of an Absentee SportMax Marchi2012-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: More Than a MouthfulBradley Ankrom2012-04-12
Transaction Analysis: Calling for the CavalryBen Lindbergh2011-05-31
Painting the Black: Pitching BackwardR.J. Anderson2011-04-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Value Picks in the RotationBill Baer2011-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Houston AstrosCorey Dawkins2011-03-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Houston AstrosMarc Normandin2011-03-24
Overthinking It: Small Samplings of Spring, NL EditionBen Lindbergh2011-03-17
Prospectus Hit and Run: A Quality Stat, Better than WinsJay Jaffe2011-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Seeking Starters in Yankees CampJohn Perrotto2011-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: NL Central 2011 Preseason PreviewLarry Granillo2011-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Winning the Winter, NL EditionTommy Bennett2011-02-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Starting PitchersBill Baer2011-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Non-Tender MerciesChristina Kahrl2010-12-06
The Week in Quotes: November 29-December 5Alex Carnevale2010-12-06
Contractual Matters: AL West Arbitration ForecastJeff Euston2010-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: Seattle MarinersJohn Perrotto2010-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Disasterpiece TheaterJay Jaffe2010-09-29
One-Hoppers: Fun with Opponent QualityBen Lindbergh2010-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: AL: Over The Cliff LeeJay Jaffe2010-08-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #17Craig Brown2010-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Waterloo's 195th Anniversary EditionChristina Kahrl2010-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: The Good, the Bad and the UglyJay Jaffe2010-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend OmnibusChristina Kahrl2010-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: A Knack for Getting KnackeredChristina Kahrl2010-06-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #7Craig Brown2010-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Still A BelieverJohn Perrotto2010-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: What's Best in the West?Christina Kahrl2010-05-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #5Craig Brown2010-04-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Starting PitchersBill Baer2010-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Monday UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-04-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: AL Starting PitchersMarc Normandin2010-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: North by LeftwestChristina Kahrl2010-02-08
Prospectus Q&A: Don WakamatsuDavid Laurila2009-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessAhead in the Count: Anatomy of a BlockbusterMatt Swartz2009-12-17
Prospectus Today: Of Unselfish Decisions and Restocked SystemsJoe Sheehan2009-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Seattle MarinersBaseball Prospectus2009-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend UpdateJohn Perrotto2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Additions of a Minor NatureChristina Kahrl2009-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend RoundupJohn Perrotto2009-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Fixer-UppersWill Carroll2009-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Roster RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-04-10
Fantasy Beat: Pitchers for 2009Marc Normandin2008-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Mariner Meltdown on the MoundJoe Sheehan2008-04-08


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Your (way too) early pick for most improved team in 2010 is ____. Thanks for the chat, Jay.
(mattymatty2000 from philly, pa)
Mariners. The addition of Lee to a staff whose #2 starter was... Ryan Rowland-Smith? is huge, and nabbing Figgins while subtracting him from their chief rivals was big as well. They've still got work to do in a few other places, but that's a good start.

Boston adding Lackey and Cameron is also prety nifty. (Jay Jaffe)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Ryan Rowland-Smith threw 6,206 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Curve (75mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph) and Sinker (89mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).