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Chris Smith PAthletics

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-9-1981
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age35 years, 2 months, 16 days
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DRA-Based 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
2008 BOS MLB 12 0 18.3 18 7 13 6 .255 109 8.8 3.4 2.9 6.4 28% .231 .298 1.36 7.14 7.85 113 4.53 0.2
2009 MIL MLB 35 0 46.0 41 19 35 11 .261 99 8.0 3.7 2.2 6.8 33% .227 .268 1.30 6.08 4.11 116 4.69 0.3
2010 MIL MLB 3 0 3.3 4 1 4 0 .245 97 10.8 2.7 0.0 10.8 56% .444 .259 1.50 1.61 5.40 98 4.26 0.0
CareerMLB50067.763275217.2591028.43.62.36.932%.238.2761.336.155.191144.620.5

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 LOW A- 14 14 56.7 54 14 50 3 .000 8.6 2.2 0.5 7.9 0% .304 .000 1.20 3.14 4.13
2003 AUG A 8 8 46.3 48 5 25 4 .000 9.3 1.0 0.8 4.9 0% .291 .000 1.14 3.71 4.28
2003 SAR A+ 2 2 12.0 8 2 9 0 .000 6.0 1.5 0.0 6.8 0% .229 .000 0.83 2.30 0.00
2004 PME AA 14 14 74.3 77 21 85 10 .000 9.3 2.5 1.2 10.3 0% .340 .000 1.32 3.63 3.76
2005 PME AA 15 15 75.7 95 15 49 13 .255 44 11.3 1.8 1.5 5.8 38% .328 .304 1.45 4.85 5.23
2006 PME AA 20 20 115.0 114 29 78 9 .000 8.9 2.3 0.7 6.1 0% .287 .000 1.24 3.76 4.07
2006 PAW AAA 7 6 33.0 33 9 23 2 .260 101 9.0 2.5 0.5 6.3 36% .284 .245 1.27 3.38 3.27
2007 PME AA 30 14 104.0 126 42 80 10 .258 105 10.9 3.6 0.9 6.9 42% .357 .282 1.62 4.42 4.41
2007 PAW AAA 2 0 5.0 12 0 2 1 .271 102 21.6 0.0 1.8 3.6 42% .440 .406 2.40 5.58 1.80
2008 BOS MLB 12 0 18.3 18 7 13 6 .255 109 8.8 3.4 2.9 6.4 28% .231 .298 1.36 7.14 7.85
2008 PAW AAA 37 4 59.3 54 11 52 6 .258 89 8.2 1.7 0.9 7.9 46% .282 .222 1.10 3.54 3.19
2009 MIL MLB 35 0 46.0 41 19 35 11 .261 99 8.0 3.7 2.2 6.8 33% .227 .268 1.30 6.08 4.11
2009 NAS AAA 28 0 42.7 31 6 49 3 .281 86 6.5 1.3 0.6 10.3 40% .275 .200 0.87 2.63 1.26
2010 MIL MLB 3 0 3.3 4 1 4 0 .245 97 10.8 2.7 0.0 10.8 56% .444 .259 1.50 1.61 5.40
2010 NAS AAA 47 0 48.0 47 21 62 7 .262 100 8.8 3.9 1.3 11.6 48% .342 .264 1.42 4.21 3.56
2011 TAC AAA 13 0 18.7 30 12 22 3 .271 99 14.5 5.8 1.4 10.6 40% .435 .340 2.25 5.44 6.75
2014 ELP AAA 14 6 43.3 44 19 46 5 .270 105 9.1 3.9 1.0 9.6 38% .330 .283 1.45 4.67 5.61
2015 SAN AA 2 2 10.0 5 2 11 0 .267 101 4.5 1.8 0.0 9.9 50% .227 .143 0.70 1.70 0.90
2015 ELP AAA 22 22 127.7 121 42 121 11 .265 112 8.5 3.0 0.8 8.5 44% .309 .241 1.28 3.86 3.60
2016 NAS AAA 15 15 86.7 85 33 80 10 .272 84 8.8 3.4 1.0 8.3 48% .300 .283 1.36 4.57 4.47

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 304 0.4704 0.4079 0.8468 0.6154 0.2236 0.9205 0.6667 0.1532
2009 747 0.4565 0.4311 0.7826 0.6246 0.2685 0.8732 0.6055 0.2174
2010 63 0.3333 0.5238 0.6667 0.6190 0.4762 0.8462 0.5500 0.3333
Career11140.45330.430.79360.62180.2680.88460.61910.2064

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
2009-10-02 2009-10-04 DTD 2 2 Face Contusion Batted Ball -
2005-07-01 2005-08-09 Minors 39 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 169 d2011

Details
  • DFA 1/27/10 contract purchased 6/4/09 signed as a free agent from BOS 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 5/18/08 re-signed 3/05, 1 year (05) 40-m 11/04 Cal Riverside 02 4-118

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: June 20, 2016BP Prospect Staff2016-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: Eastern LeagueJeffrey Paternostro2016-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Unpaid HazardsKevin Goldstein2007-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Chris Smith threw 1,175 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Change (76mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph).