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Tommy Hottovy PCubs

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-9-1981
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age33 years, 5 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
0.02011
-0.12012
2013
0.02014
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 BOS 29 8 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 4 3 3 0 6 3 3 1 2 6.75 5.06 5.23 0.0 0.0
2012 KCA 30 9 0 9.3 0.0 9.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 42 11 3 3 2 21 5 5 1 6 2.89 6.48 6.74 -1.4 -0.1
Career17013.30.013.300010061156622788284.056.056.28-1.3-0.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2004 LOW A- 14 14 30.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIL A+ 25 23 104.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.681 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 WIL A+ 21 21 122.2 4.07 104 .241 .260 .337 .384 .257 .312 86 14.8 1.5 14.8 1.5
2006 PME AA 7 7 41.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 PME AA 24 23 120.3 6.17 72 .290 .262 .337 .397 .258 .316 105 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2008 PME AA 2 2 9.0 7.17 54 .271 .264 .333 .408 .254 .233 105 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2009 LOW A- 5 0 8.0 4.51 93 .191 .245 .322 .352 .253 .200 102 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 PME AA 16 0 26.0 3.42 116 .277 .255 .328 .370 .262 .333 94 4.4 0.5 4.4 0.5
2010 PME AA 15 0 39.7 5.57 89 .292 .260 .337 .402 .257 .352 110 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2010 PAW AAA 26 0 35.7 6.29 49 .300 .267 .333 .424 .257 .278 93 -6.5 -0.6 -6.5 -0.6
2011 BOS MLB 8 0 4.0 5.23 93 .290 .264 .337 .400 .275 .308 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 PME AA 8 0 18.7 2.29 148 .170 .264 .333 .405 .275 .250 95 5.5 0.6 5.5 0.6
2011 PAW AAA 24 0 36.0 5.89 57 .202 .266 .331 .398 .256 .165 93 -4.4 -0.4 -4.4 -0.4
2011 AGU Wnt 12 0 7.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 KCA MLB 9 0 9.3 6.74 53 .319 .261 .330 .417 .264 .321 103 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2012 OMA AAA 41 0 50.0 3.95 126 .239 .278 .345 .435 .272 .293 102 10.6 1.0 10.6 1.0
2013 NHP AA 18 0 24.7 5.39 88 .284 .253 .324 .386 .265 .324 105 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2013 BUF AAA 24 0 18.3 4.46 100 .260 .264 .332 .395 .260 .345 102 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1

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
2004 LOW A- 0 1 0 14 14 30.3 24 4 39 0 0% .329 7.1 1.2 0.0 11.6 0.92 0.89 0.0 0.0
2005 WIL A+ 3 12 0 25 23 104.0 116 37 82 18 0% -.681 10.0 3.2 1.6 7.1 1.47 5.45 0.0 0.0
2006 PME AA 2 4 0 7 7 41.1 28 15 31 1 0% .233 6.1 3.3 0.2 6.8 1.05 4.16 0.0 0.0
2006 WIL A+ 8 6 0 21 21 122.2 109 35 91 3 41% .312 8.0 2.6 0.2 6.7 1.18 2.80 14.8 1.5
2007 PME AA 4 10 0 24 23 120.3 144 49 69 17 36% .316 10.8 3.7 1.3 5.2 1.60 5.61 -2.7 -0.3
2008 PME AA 1 0 0 2 2 9.0 9 2 4 2 41% .233 9.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 1.22 5.00 -1.1 -0.1
2009 LOW A- 1 0 0 5 0 8.0 4 3 12 1 56% .200 4.5 3.4 1.1 13.5 0.88 2.25 0.4 0.0
2009 PME AA 0 2 0 16 0 26.0 26 10 29 2 39% .333 9.0 3.5 0.7 10.0 1.38 3.46 4.4 0.5
2010 PME AA 3 2 0 15 0 39.7 49 20 34 6 37% .352 11.1 4.5 1.4 7.7 1.74 5.21 1.5 0.2
2010 PAW AAA 0 1 0 26 0 35.7 37 23 22 5 39% .278 9.3 5.8 1.3 5.5 1.68 4.54 -6.5 -0.6
2011 PAW AAA 2 0 1 24 0 36.0 23 9 29 8 48% .165 5.8 2.2 2.0 7.2 0.89 2.75 -4.4 -0.4
2011 AGU Wnt 0 0 1 12 0 7.7 5 2 9 0 0% .294 5.9 2.3 0.0 10.6 0.91 3.52 0.0 0.0
2011 BOS MLB 0 0 0 8 0 4.0 4 3 2 0 46% .308 9.0 6.8 0.0 4.5 1.75 6.75 0.0 0.0
2011 PME AA 0 0 1 8 0 18.7 12 4 18 0 48% .250 5.8 1.9 0.0 8.7 0.86 1.93 5.5 0.6
2012 KCA MLB 0 0 0 9 0 9.3 11 5 6 2 40% .321 10.6 4.8 1.9 5.8 1.71 2.89 -1.4 -0.1
2012 OMA AAA 2 2 7 41 0 50.0 42 16 61 6 42% .293 7.6 2.9 1.1 11.0 1.16 2.52 10.6 1.0
2013 BUF AAA 0 0 0 24 0 18.3 20 9 19 1 45% .345 9.8 4.4 0.5 9.3 1.58 3.44 1.3 0.1
2013 NHP AA 0 1 1 18 0 24.7 26 8 23 3 39% .324 9.5 2.9 1.1 8.4 1.38 4.74 1.5 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
2011 72 0.5000 0.3194 0.8696 0.4722 0.1667 0.9412 0.6667 0.1304
2012 161 0.4969 0.3975 0.8438 0.5750 0.2222 0.9348 0.6111 0.1563
Career2330.49790.37340.85180.54320.2050.93680.62830.1483

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-02 2014-04-27 Minors 25 0 - Not Disclosed -
2009-08-03 2009-08-12 Minors 9 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-09 2009-07-04 Minors 86 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery -
2008-05-24 2008-09-04 Minors 103 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -
2008-04-03 2008-05-16 Minors 43 0 Left Forearm Strain - -
2007-07-03 2007-08-04 Minors 32 0 Left Forearm Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
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YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$0
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Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 62 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/11/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Claimed by Toronto off waivers 1/10/13 after being DFA by Texas 1/7/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract) 11/15/11. Contract purchased by Kansas City 4/25/12. Acquired by Texas in trade 11/8/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Boston 6/3/11. DFA by Boston 7/16/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/20/11.
  • Drafted by Boston 2004 (4-125) (Wichita State). $0.11M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Tommy Hottovy is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Chris Mosch2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Morris Greenberg2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Hocking LOOGYsDoug Thorburn2012-08-10
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Return of BrazobanR.J. Anderson2011-06-29


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Tommy Hottovy threw 293 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Curve (77mph). He also rarely threw a Change (80mph).