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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 31)
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Birth Date7-26-1984
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
Age32 years, 1 months, 29 days
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0.12012
0.62013
1.42014
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2008 ANA MLB 9 0 8.3 0 1 0 8 4 7 0 .269 104 8.6 4.3 0.0 7.6 44% .320 .229 1.44 2.92 4.32 101 4.61 0.1
2009 ANA MLB 54 0 54.7 6 4 1 63 19 48 2 .263 104 10.4 3.1 0.3 7.9 56% .363 .240 1.50 2.91 4.94 84 3.53 1.0
2010 ANA MLB 68 0 59.0 2 4 0 54 29 61 2 .257 99 8.2 4.4 0.3 9.3 56% .327 .237 1.41 3.00 3.97 82 2.89 1.4
2011 ANA MLB 16 0 13.0 1 2 0 21 9 6 2 .261 101 14.5 6.2 1.4 4.2 56% .380 .354 2.31 6.45 7.62 110 4.65 0.0
2012 ANA MLB 49 0 44.7 3 2 2 39 12 38 3 .262 96 7.9 2.4 0.6 7.7 37% .293 .230 1.14 3.16 3.02 102 4.62 0.1
2013 ANA MLB 45 0 36.0 1 3 0 41 14 36 3 .269 97 10.2 3.5 0.8 9.0 42% .345 .285 1.53 3.41 4.50 99 3.29 0.6
2014 ANA MLB 74 0 65.0 0 2 2 45 23 75 4 .263 96 6.2 3.2 0.6 10.4 50% .263 .209 1.05 2.81 2.63 84 2.68 1.4
2015 MIN 0 29 0 28.0 1 1 10 18 7 25 1 .257 107 5.8 2.2 0.3 8.0 42% .224 .166 0.89 2.53 1.61 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TBA 0 46 0 41.7 2 5 5 34 20 34 4 .259 99 7.3 4.3 0.9 7.3 50% .254 .251 1.30 4.16 2.81 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MIN 0 33 0 30.7 2 5 7 42 12 22 7 .258 110 12.3 3.5 2.1 6.5 31% .350 .319 1.76 5.81 6.16 0 0.00 0.0
2016 TBA 0 24 0 18.3 0 1 0 20 8 13 5 .264 96 9.8 3.9 2.5 6.4 34% .278 .315 1.53 6.54 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TOT MLB 75 0 69.7 3 6 15 52 27 59 5 .258 102 6.7 3.5 0.6 7.6 47% .242 .218 1.13 3.51 2.33 103 4.52 0.2
2016 TOT MLB 57 0 49.0 2 6 7 62 20 35 12 .260 105 11.4 3.7 2.2 6.4 32% .325 .318 1.67 6.09 5.88 131 6.64 -0.9
CareerMLB4470399.318302738515736533.2611008.73.50.78.247%.309.2491.363.593.90984.013.8

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 CDR A 10 10 51.0 6 3 0 32 28 42 2 .000 5.6 4.9 0.4 7.4 0% .219 .000 1.18 3.78 2.65
2004 CDR A 27 27 144.3 8 10 0 122 77 136 6 .000 7.6 4.8 0.4 8.5 0% .289 .000 1.38 3.97 3.43
2005 RCU A+ 4 4 12.7 0 1 0 19 10 11 2 .000 13.5 7.1 1.4 7.8 0% -.708 .000 2.28 6.76 10.63
2006 RCU A+ 47 0 50.0 4 4 16 51 34 46 2 .000 9.2 6.1 0.4 8.3 0% .325 .000 1.70 4.72 3.60
2007 RCU A+ 44 0 53.7 1 5 3 61 38 50 2 .272 100 10.2 6.4 0.3 8.4 53% .371 .283 1.84 4.70 4.19
2008 ANA MLB 9 0 8.3 0 1 0 8 4 7 0 .269 104 8.6 4.3 0.0 7.6 44% .320 .229 1.44 2.92 4.32
2008 ARK AA 25 0 31.7 2 1 11 22 18 35 0 .272 82 6.2 5.1 0.0 9.9 65% .282 .224 1.26 2.82 1.42
2008 SLC AAA 15 0 23.0 1 3 2 17 12 21 3 .261 122 6.7 4.7 1.2 8.2 62% .246 .208 1.26 4.93 2.35
2009 ANA MLB 54 0 54.7 6 4 1 63 19 48 2 .263 104 10.4 3.1 0.3 7.9 56% .363 .240 1.50 2.91 4.94
2009 SLC AAA 14 0 18.0 1 0 2 30 16 20 4 .279 107 15.0 8.0 2.0 10.0 68% .419 .382 2.56 6.95 9.00
2010 ANA MLB 68 0 59.0 2 4 0 54 29 61 2 .257 99 8.2 4.4 0.3 9.3 56% .327 .237 1.41 3.00 3.97
2011 ANA MLB 16 0 13.0 1 2 0 21 9 6 2 .261 101 14.5 6.2 1.4 4.2 56% .380 .354 2.31 6.45 7.62
2011 SLC AAA 24 0 28.3 1 3 7 32 8 20 4 .274 112 10.2 2.5 1.3 6.4 49% .322 .241 1.41 5.05 4.45
2012 ANA MLB 49 0 44.7 3 2 2 39 12 38 3 .262 96 7.9 2.4 0.6 7.7 37% .293 .230 1.14 3.16 3.02
2012 SLC AAA 23 0 25.0 2 2 2 18 9 35 1 .272 104 6.5 3.2 0.4 12.6 39% .321 .187 1.08 2.47 3.24
2013 ANA MLB 45 0 36.0 1 3 0 41 14 36 3 .269 97 10.2 3.5 0.8 9.0 42% .345 .285 1.53 3.41 4.50
2013 SBR A+ 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 83 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100% .000 .102 0.00 3.77 0.00
2013 SLC AAA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 .281 117 9.0 9.0 9.0 4.5 57% .000 .395 2.00 18.57 13.50
2014 ANA MLB 74 0 65.0 0 2 2 45 23 75 4 .263 96 6.2 3.2 0.6 10.4 50% .263 .209 1.05 2.81 2.63
2015 MIN MLB 29 0 28.0 1 1 10 18 7 25 1 .257 107 5.8 2.2 0.3 8.0 42% .224 .166 0.89 2.53 1.61
2015 TBA MLB 46 0 41.7 2 5 5 34 20 34 4 .259 99 7.3 4.3 0.9 7.3 50% .254 .251 1.30 4.16 2.81
2016 MIN MLB 33 0 30.7 2 5 7 42 12 22 7 .258 110 12.3 3.5 2.1 6.5 31% .350 .319 1.76 5.81 6.16
2016 TBA MLB 24 0 18.3 0 1 0 20 8 13 5 .264 96 9.8 3.9 2.5 6.4 34% .278 .315 1.53 6.54 5.40

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 123 0.4472 0.4228 0.7885 0.5818 0.2941 0.9063 0.6000 0.2115
2009 894 0.5045 0.4732 0.7281 0.6475 0.2957 0.8322 0.4962 0.2719
2010 977 0.4831 0.4442 0.7512 0.6059 0.2931 0.8916 0.4797 0.2488
2011 211 0.5166 0.4550 0.8229 0.6881 0.2059 0.8533 0.7143 0.1771
2012 706 0.4745 0.4646 0.7835 0.6597 0.2884 0.8597 0.6262 0.2165
2013 656 0.4771 0.4878 0.7875 0.7029 0.2915 0.8227 0.7100 0.2125
2014 1040 0.4760 0.4712 0.7102 0.6525 0.3064 0.8080 0.5210 0.2898
2015 1145 0.4672 0.4611 0.7443 0.6411 0.3033 0.8134 0.6162 0.2557
2016 858 0.4569 0.4487 0.7896 0.6429 0.2854 0.8770 0.6241 0.2104
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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
2013-08-21 2013-09-30 15-DL 40 37 - General Medical Surgery Appendectomy 2013-08-24 -
2013-08-17 2013-08-18 DTD 1 1 Right Hand Contusion - -
2013-04-12 2013-05-26 15-DL 44 40 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi - -
2013-03-10 2013-03-21 Camp 11 0 Right Arm Strain Triceps - -
2011-07-16 2011-09-06 Minors 52 50 Right Knee Surgery Also Received PRP 2011-08-31 -
2011-03-22 2011-03-24 Camp 2 0 Left Hip Tightness -
2010-02-27 2010-03-01 Camp 2 0 General Medical Illness -
2010-02-15 2010-03-01 Camp 14 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2009-09-21 2009-09-26 DTD 5 4 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2009-04-19 2009-05-04 15-DL 15 12 Low Back Spasms -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIN $5,312,500
2015 TBA $3,025,000
2014 ANA $1,462,500
2013 ANA $1,181,250
2012 ANA $501,000
2011 ANA $435,000
2010 ANA $415,000
2009 ANA $401,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$7,420,750
2011Current$5,312,500
8 yrPvs + Cur$12,733,250
8 yrTotal$12,733,250

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 163 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year/$5.3125M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$5.3125M (2016). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/22/16 (avoided arbitration, $5.4M-$5.05M). DFA by Minnesota 7/3/16. Released 7/11/16. Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 7/14/16 (Rays pay pro-rated Major League minimum salary).
  • 1 year/$3.025M (2015). Signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/15 with $1,074,453 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$1.4625M (2014). Re-signed by LA Angels 1/31/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.625M-$1.3M). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 12/16/14.
  • 1 year/$1,181,250 (2013). Re-signed by LA Angels 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.4M-$0.975M).
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2012). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2011). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/11.
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009). Re-signed by LA Angels 2/26/09. Optioned to Triple-A 5/4/09. Recalled 6/10/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by LA Angels 9/7/08.
  • Drafted by Anaheim 2002 (2-53) (Bishop Manoque, Reno). $0.745M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .239 .319 .352 .245
11 vs R (Multi) .185 .249 .240 .200
18 Split (Multi) .054 .070 .112 .045
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .235 .323 .331 .240
31 vs R (2015) .172 .225 .224 .192
38 Split (2015) .063 .098 .107 .049
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Sam, Which non-closers should I pick up now on the chance they will close in 2015?
(Cal Guy from Cal)
Wade Davis, Ken Giles, Kevin Jepsen, Bruce Rondon... though not necessarily closing in April 2005. Trying to figure out who is going to close for the Giants next year. Who's going to close for the Giants next year? I'll say Jason Motte is going to close for the Giants next year. Enjoy this prediction, Giants fans and fantasy owners, I wrote it just for you! (Sam Miller)
2011-05-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you think is the next guy to nab a closer job? I'm talking about unheralded guys like John Axford last year as opposed to the sexy setup guys from the preseason like Daniel Bard and Jake McGee.
(Aaron from YYZ)
I'll say Kevin Jepsen of the Angels. (John Perrotto)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Kevin Jepsen has thrown 6,979 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Curve (83mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (92mph).