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Portrait of Virgil Vasquez

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
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Birth Date6-7-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age33 years, 2 months, 21 days
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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
2007 DET MLB 5 3 16.7 27 5 7 7 .263 97 14.6 2.7 3.8 3.8 40% .328 .395 1.92 9.01 8.64 116 10.58 -0.9
2009 PIT MLB 14 7 44.7 58 18 29 6 .259 97 11.7 3.6 1.2 5.8 39% .347 .308 1.70 4.91 5.84 110 6.92 -0.7
CareerMLB191061.385233613.2609712.53.41.95.339%.341.3331.766.036.601127.95-1.6

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
2003 ONE A- 11 11 53.3 76 10 35 5 .000 12.8 1.7 0.8 5.9 0% .368 .000 1.61 3.83 6.92
2004 WMI A 27 27 168.3 156 34 120 14 .000 8.3 1.8 0.7 6.4 0% .278 .000 1.13 4.00 3.64
2005 LAK A+ 8 8 47.0 52 7 31 6 .127 10.0 1.3 1.1 5.9 44% .333 .000 1.26 4.43 4.21
2005 ERI AA 15 15 83.7 93 14 53 10 .263 39 10.0 1.5 1.1 5.7 32% .299 .235 1.28 4.16 5.27
2006 ERI AA 27 27 173.2 174 50 129 21 .000 9.0 2.6 1.1 6.7 0% .298 .000 1.29 4.38 3.74
2007 DET MLB 5 3 16.7 27 5 7 7 .263 97 14.6 2.7 3.8 3.8 40% .328 .395 1.92 9.01 8.64
2007 TOL AAA 25 25 155.0 139 33 127 18 .260 91 8.1 1.9 1.0 7.4 35% .280 .243 1.11 3.84 3.48
2008 TOL AAA 27 27 159.0 179 37 115 27 .267 84 10.1 2.1 1.5 6.5 40% .304 .285 1.36 4.99 4.81
2009 PIT MLB 14 7 44.7 58 18 29 6 .259 97 11.7 3.6 1.2 5.8 39% .347 .308 1.70 4.91 5.84
2009 IND AAA 19 19 107.7 116 16 72 14 .245 104 9.7 1.3 1.2 6.0 46% .298 .249 1.23 4.03 3.93
2010 DUR AAA 12 12 66.3 74 16 40 9 .255 103 10.0 2.2 1.2 5.4 31% .295 .273 1.36 4.84 4.89
2010 RAY Rk 1 1 5.0 4 0 6 0 .244 113 7.2 0.0 0.0 10.8 69% .308 .143 0.80 1.11 0.00
2011 PRT Wnt 2 2 11.0 8 1 9 1 .000 6.5 0.8 0.8 7.4 0% .233 .000 0.82 2.66 1.64
2012 PRT Wnt 9 9 61.7 56 14 55 6 .000 8.2 2.0 0.9 8.0 0% .281 .000 1.14 3.48 2.77
2013 NBR AA 7 7 48.7 42 8 34 4 .267 98 7.8 1.5 0.7 6.3 37% .252 .250 1.03 3.55 3.14
2013 ROC AAA 23 13 87.7 100 19 60 12 .258 105 10.3 2.0 1.2 6.2 40% .308 .277 1.36 4.47 4.41
2014 NBR AA 22 20 123.3 118 31 92 12 .260 103 8.6 2.3 0.9 6.7 39% .286 .251 1.21 0.00 4.09
2014 ROC AAA 3 3 16.0 16 6 17 2 .264 105 9.0 3.4 1.1 9.6 32% .333 .255 1.38 0.00 4.50

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
2009 774 0.5194 0.4832 0.8556 0.6468 0.3065 0.9308 0.6842 0.1444
Career7740.51940.48320.85560.64680.30650.93080.68420.1444

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
2014-03-31 2014-04-10 Minors 10 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-04-07 2011-04-13 Minors 6 5 Right Shoulder Strain Pectoral Muscle -
2010-08-12 2010-09-09 Minors 28 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-04-24 2010-06-29 Minors 66 0 Bilateral Wrist Fracture Traffic Accident -
2009-02-20 2009-02-25 Camp 5 0 Right Arm Soreness -
2008-04-20 2008-05-05 Minors 15 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 105 d

Details
  • acquired in trade from PIT 4/2/10 re-signed as a free agent 1/4/10 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Double-A 11/6/09 recalled 9/1/09 optioned to Triple-A 8/2/09 recalled 6/26/09 optioned to Triple-A 4/1/09 re-signed 3/11/09, 1 year/$0.401M (09)
  • claimed off waivers from SD 1/26/09 designated for assignment 1/22/09 claimed off waivers from BOS 1/9/09 claimed off waivers from DT 10/28/08 re-signed 2/07, 1 year (07)
  • contract purchased 11/06 signed 6/03 $132,500 signing bonus Cal Santa Barbara 03 7-190

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL Roster CleanupChristina Kahrl2010-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Party Hardy, GardyChristina Kahrl2009-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted National League MovesChristina Kahrl2009-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-Season SnapshotJohn Perrotto2009-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Rebooting the PiratesChristina Kahrl2009-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Picking Over the BonesChristina Kahrl2008-12-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Central Moves and IssuesChristina Kahrl2008-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Top 11 Prospects UpdateKevin Goldstein2008-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Tigers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Monday's Official MovesChristina Kahrl2007-07-31
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Risers and Fallers, American LeagueKevin Goldstein2007-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 1-12, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Virgil Vasquez threw 1,006 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Curve (74mph), Cutter (86mph) and Change (81mph).