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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-22-1983
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
Age31 years, 6 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.02011
0.22012
2013
-0.12014
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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
2011 HOU 28 12 0 14.0 0.0 14.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 17 14 14 2 27 7 6 1 15 9.00 4.42 4.50 0.2 0.0
2012 HOU 29 12 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 12 4 3 1 16 8 7 0 10 2.25 4.55 3.57 1.7 0.2
Career24026.00.026.000000012229181734315131255.884.484.071.90.2

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 STA A- 4 4 20.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 GRL A 22 22 133.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TAM A+ 3 3 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .196 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TAM A+ 23 20 111.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CSC A 5 0 8.2 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 YAN Rk 9 0 10.0 7.24 30 .244 .238 .330 .348 .254 .250 98 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2007 TAM A+ 37 0 59.7 4.58 99 .236 .258 .330 .378 .255 .301 100 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2008 TAM A+ 27 0 36.0 4.50 93 .230 .264 .338 .395 .261 .271 99 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2008 TRN AA 17 0 24.3 5.18 79 .216 .267 .345 .410 .262 .197 92 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 TRN AA 34 0 38.3 3.98 96 .259 .260 .336 .385 .266 .297 88 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2009 SWB AAA 9 0 19.3 4.56 96 .264 .264 .329 .405 .249 .339 102 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2009 LIC Wnt 16 0 16.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CCH AA 9 0 12.3 3.50 114 .171 .257 .336 .385 .263 .161 92 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2010 AST Rk 4 0 4.0 4.11 109 .164 .254 .316 .365 .262 .222 107 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 HOU MLB 12 0 14.0 4.50 94 .310 .263 .330 .412 .268 .375 102 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2011 OKL AAA 20 0 20.7 4.84 115 .279 .282 .350 .450 .263 .322 100 4.0 0.4 3.6 0.4
2011 AST Rk 4 0 4.0 2.40 145 .228 .248 .324 .334 .246 .333 91 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 HOU MLB 12 0 12.0 3.57 116 .271 .254 .317 .397 .258 .289 98 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2012 OKL AAA 46 0 43.7 2.83 144 .285 .279 .343 .429 .270 .375 98 16.5 1.6 16.5 1.6
2012 AST Rk 5 5 5.0 2.17 156 .154 .274 .347 .389 .276 .182 97 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2012 LIC Wnt 1 0 0.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 OKL AAA 35 0 39.3 6.39 67 .284 .255 .328 .398 .264 .322 97 -3.5 -0.4 -3.5 -0.4
2014 PME AA 13 0 17.0 3.94 118 .234 .269 .333 .405 .266 .321 105 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2014 PAW AAA 7 0 10.0 5.08 77 .351 .260 .328 .380 .252 .297 91 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0

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 STA A- 1 3 0 4 4 20.0 19 9 21 0 0% .333 8.6 4.0 0.0 9.4 1.40 5.40 0.0 0.0
2003 TAM A+ 1 1 0 3 3 15.7 11 4 9 2 0% .196 6.3 2.3 1.1 5.2 0.96 4.01 0.0 0.0
2003 GRL A 11 7 0 22 22 133.7 132 42 76 14 0% .276 8.9 2.8 0.9 5.1 1.30 3.63 0.0 0.0
2004 TAM A+ 7 7 0 23 20 111.7 116 38 76 7 0% .303 9.3 3.1 0.6 6.1 1.38 4.27 0.0 0.0
2006 YAN Rk 1 1 1 9 0 10.0 12 1 7 2 47% .250 10.8 0.9 1.8 6.3 1.30 2.70 -1.9 -0.2
2006 CSC A 0 0 2 5 0 8.2 8 2 6 0 0% .333 8.8 2.2 0.0 6.6 1.22 1.10 0.0 0.0
2007 TAM A+ 3 4 3 37 0 59.7 54 21 60 4 54% .301 8.1 3.2 0.6 9.0 1.26 2.86 5.0 0.5
2008 TRN AA 1 0 4 17 0 24.3 17 7 23 4 50% .197 6.3 2.6 1.5 8.5 0.99 2.22 0.0 0.0
2008 TAM A+ 6 2 3 27 0 36.0 30 9 32 4 57% .271 7.5 2.2 1.0 8.0 1.08 2.75 1.9 0.2
2009 TRN AA 1 1 10 34 0 38.3 32 23 42 2 63% .297 7.5 5.4 0.5 9.9 1.44 3.05 2.5 0.3
2009 SWB AAA 2 1 0 9 0 19.3 23 10 18 2 47% .339 10.7 4.7 0.9 8.4 1.71 4.20 1.6 0.2
2009 LIC Wnt 3 0 0 16 0 16.0 11 0 13 0 0% .244 6.2 0.0 0.0 7.3 0.69 1.69 0.0 0.0
2010 AST Rk 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 2 0 4 0 67% .222 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.50 0.00 0.4 0.0
2010 CCH AA 0 0 0 9 0 12.3 5 4 11 0 74% .161 3.7 2.9 0.0 8.0 0.73 1.46 1.4 0.1
2011 OKL AAA 1 0 9 20 0 20.7 23 9 26 4 51% .322 10.0 3.9 1.7 11.3 1.55 5.66 3.6 0.4
2011 AST Rk 0 1 0 4 0 4.0 3 1 7 0 67% .333 6.8 2.2 0.0 15.8 1.00 4.50 1.3 0.1
2011 HOU MLB 0 0 0 12 0 14.0 17 7 15 2 57% .375 10.9 4.5 1.3 9.6 1.71 9.00 0.2 0.0
2012 AST Rk 0 0 0 5 5 5.0 2 1 7 0 82% .182 3.6 1.8 0.0 12.6 0.60 0.00 2.5 0.2
2012 HOU MLB 0 0 0 12 0 12.0 12 8 10 1 54% .289 9.0 6.0 0.8 7.5 1.67 2.25 1.7 0.2
2012 LIC Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 1 2 0 0 0% .500 27.0 54.0 0.0 0.0 9.00 54.00 0.0 0.0
2012 OKL AAA 0 5 21 46 0 43.7 53 12 59 5 47% .375 10.9 2.5 1.0 12.2 1.49 4.95 16.5 1.6
2013 OKL AAA 3 3 13 35 0 39.3 42 21 33 4 60% .322 9.6 4.8 0.9 7.6 1.60 5.72 -3.5 -0.4
2014 PME AA 0 1 4 13 0 17.0 18 4 13 1 50% .321 9.5 2.1 0.5 6.9 1.29 1.59 3.1 0.3
2014 PAW AAA 0 0 0 7 0 10.0 12 6 7 1 45% .297 10.8 5.4 0.9 6.3 1.80 4.50 -0.3 -0.0

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
2011 258 0.5271 0.4496 0.7500 0.6103 0.2705 0.8675 0.4545 0.2500
2012 225 0.4444 0.4667 0.7905 0.6000 0.3600 0.8667 0.6889 0.2095
Career4830.48860.45760.76890.60550.31220.86710.56370.2311

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-20 - Minors - - Left Lower Leg Contusion Shin -
2014-06-07 2014-07-01 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed -
2011-06-29 2011-08-19 Minors 51 0 - Shoulder Soreness - -
2010-04-07 2010-08-11 Minors 126 0 Not Disclosed -
2005-04-07 2005-09-04 Minors 150 0 Right Elbow Neurological Injury Ulnar Neuritis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
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Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 51 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Boston as a free agent 1/30/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Houston 11/21/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Houston 7/15/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Houston as a free agent 10/24/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Houston 9/1/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/1/12 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Houston 4/15/11. Sent outright to AAA by Houston 10/13/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Houston as a free agent 11/20/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Houston 11/20/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/4/10.
  • Signed 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jose Valdez threw 501 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Splitter (85mph).