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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-28-1982
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age33 years, 4 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.02011
0.52012
-0.22013
-0.42014
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
2008 BAL MLB 8 0 7.7 9 5 8 0 .266 107 10.6 5.9 0.0 9.4 52% .360 .289 1.83 3.42 1.17 96 5.09 0.0
2011 COL MLB 6 0 7.0 3 4 5 0 .250 113 3.9 5.1 0.0 6.4 25% .150 .227 1.00 3.28 2.57 107 2.39 0.2
2012 OAK MLB 33 0 48.7 39 27 44 6 .266 100 7.2 5.0 1.1 8.1 37% .252 .250 1.36 4.69 2.59 104 4.06 0.4
2013 NYA MLB 1 0 1.3 3 1 0 1 .280 102 20.2 6.8 6.8 0.0 0% .333 .566 3.00 15.08 20.25 111 11.13 -0.1
2014 NYA MLB 2 0 2.7 7 2 2 3 .265 103 23.6 6.8 10.1 6.8 25% .444 .576 3.38 0.00 20.25 108 26.98 -0.7
CareerMLB50067.361395910.2651028.25.21.37.936%.267.2781.495.153.481045.43-0.2

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
2004 TRI A- 34 0 37.0 21 11 65 1 .000 5.1 2.7 0.2 15.8 0% .312 .000 0.86 1.47 0.97
2005 MOD A+ 48 0 47.7 39 17 68 3 .000 7.4 3.2 0.6 12.8 0% -.404 .000 1.17 2.95 3.77
2005 TUL AA 16 0 15.0 6 8 19 2 .262 75 3.6 4.8 1.2 11.4 41% .133 .228 0.93 4.49 0.60
2005 jav Wnt 16 0 14.2 23 5 15 0 .000 14.6 3.2 0.0 9.5 0% -1.150 .000 1.97 3.18 5.07
2006 TUL AA 45 0 44.1 50 14 41 10 .268 85 10.2 2.9 2.0 8.4 26% .316 .301 1.45 5.65 3.88
2007 BOW AA 30 0 38.7 26 25 49 0 .264 105 6.0 5.8 0.0 11.4 34% .289 .210 1.32 2.90 2.79
2007 NOR AAA 22 0 27.7 25 16 30 3 .259 70 8.1 5.2 1.0 9.7 39% .271 .254 1.48 4.26 4.22
2007 LAG Wnt 8 0 9.3 7 5 5 1 .000 6.8 4.8 1.0 4.8 0% .222 .000 1.29 5.21 3.87
2008 BAL MLB 8 0 7.7 9 5 8 0 .266 107 10.6 5.9 0.0 9.4 52% .360 .289 1.83 3.42 1.17
2008 BOW AA 7 0 13.0 11 5 17 1 .258 108 7.6 3.5 0.7 11.8 44% .323 .222 1.23 3.45 3.46
2008 NOR AAA 49 0 67.0 50 22 79 4 .260 83 6.7 3.0 0.5 10.6 34% .291 .222 1.07 2.73 3.09
2009 NOR AAA 54 0 64.7 64 19 59 3 .249 104 8.9 2.6 0.4 8.2 34% .321 .231 1.28 2.86 2.64
2010 NOR AAA 33 0 57.7 60 18 53 9 .258 99 9.4 2.8 1.4 8.3 35% .313 .263 1.35 4.42 4.84
2010 HER Wnt 2 0 1.3 2 2 1 0 .000 13.8 13.8 0.0 6.9 0% .400 .000 3.08 6.18 27.69
2011 COL MLB 6 0 7.0 3 4 5 0 .250 113 3.9 5.1 0.0 6.4 25% .150 .227 1.00 3.28 2.57
2011 CSP AAA 65 0 72.0 93 21 73 7 .267 129 11.6 2.6 0.9 9.1 42% .393 .246 1.58 4.10 5.25
2012 OAK MLB 33 0 48.7 39 27 44 6 .266 100 7.2 5.0 1.1 8.1 37% .252 .250 1.36 4.69 2.59
2012 SAC AAA 16 0 19.3 15 4 21 0 .267 99 7.0 1.9 0.0 9.8 45% .283 .210 0.98 2.11 2.79
2013 NYA MLB 1 0 1.3 3 1 0 1 .280 102 20.2 6.8 6.8 0.0 0% .333 .566 3.00 15.08 20.25
2013 SWB AAA 43 1 63.3 55 25 92 8 .255 97 7.8 3.6 1.1 13.1 40% .322 .255 1.26 3.22 3.55
2014 NYA MLB 2 0 2.7 7 2 2 3 .265 103 23.6 6.8 10.1 6.8 25% .444 .576 3.38 0.00 20.25
2014 SWB AAA 36 0 57.3 56 20 60 3 .252 101 8.8 3.1 0.5 9.4 35% .323 .247 1.33 0.00 3.30
2015 DUR AAA 43 0 72.0 67 12 64 9 .246 101 8.4 1.5 1.1 8.0 29% .279 .241 1.10 3.59 2.88

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 142 0.4648 0.4648 0.7879 0.6667 0.2895 0.9091 0.5455 0.2121
2011 116 0.4914 0.4569 0.8302 0.6140 0.3051 0.8857 0.7222 0.1698
2012 846 0.5236 0.4894 0.7923 0.6817 0.2779 0.8411 0.6607 0.2077
2013 41 0.4146 0.4878 0.9000 0.6471 0.3750 1.0000 0.7778 0.1000
2014 63 0.4444 0.5079 0.9063 0.7500 0.3143 1.0000 0.7273 0.0938
Career12080.50580.48430.8050.67580.28710.86710.66050.195

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
2008-09-29 2008-09-29 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Strain Tendon -
2006-04-07 2006-05-15 Minors 38 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 TBA $
2014 NYA $
2013 NYA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$0
1 yrTotal$0

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 31 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Tampa Bay 3/4/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 11/11/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 7/1/14. DFA by NY Yankees 7/11/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 9/7/13. DFA by NY Yankees 9/11/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 9/14/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/11/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Oakland 4/25/12. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Oakland 11/30/12. DFA by NY Yankees 12/19/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 12/21/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Colorado 9/6/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/5/11 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Baltimore 2/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09 ($65,000 in minors). Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/29/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Baltimore 9/1/08.
  • Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 1/23/07.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2004 (8-230) (Louisiana-Monroe). $12,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .247 .328 .464 .281
11 vs R (Multi) .326 .432 .689 .384
18 Split (Multi) -.080 -.104 -.225 -.103
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .455 .500 .818 .447
31 vs R (2014) .667 .750 2.667 .963
38 Split (2014) -.212 -.250 -1.848 -.516
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Jim Miller is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Every Team's Moneyball: Tampa Bay Rays: Never Trust Any Win Over 30Adam Sobsey2015-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Agent's Take: The Last Free Agents SignedJoshua Kusnick2015-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All the Reliever News That's Fit to PrintR.J. Anderson2015-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Man Who Would Replace YadierR.J. Anderson2014-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Alcantara Can StayDaniel Rathman2014-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 16, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Weekend of AlmostsDaniel Rathman2013-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable AL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Double-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Jim Duquette, Orioles VP of Baseball OperationsMaury Brown2007-01-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AFL Preview FinaleKevin Goldstein2006-10-10
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jim Miller threw 1,238 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (73mph) and Change (83mph).