Biographical

Portrait of Jose Ascanio

Jose Ascanio PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
4 46 1 3 0 41 5.28 0.1
Birth Date5-2-1985
Height5' 11"
Weight195 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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 ATL MLB 13 0 16.0 17 6 13 3 .255 100 9.6 3.4 1.7 7.3 31% .269 .288 1.44 5.12 5.06 101 6.31 -0.1
2008 CHN MLB 6 0 5.7 8 4 3 1 .257 101 12.7 6.4 1.6 4.8 36% .333 .349 2.12 6.99 7.94 109 9.03 -0.2
2009 CHN 0 14 0 15.3 18 9 18 1 .252 98 10.6 5.3 0.6 10.6 41% .395 .278 1.76 3.71 3.52 0 0.00 0.0
2009 PIT 0 2 0 2.7 4 0 2 0 .289 101 13.5 0.0 0.0 6.8 50% .400 .373 1.50 2.68 6.75 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PIT MLB 8 0 6.3 10 2 5 2 .270 98 14.2 2.8 2.8 7.1 46% .364 .358 1.89 6.47 7.11 103 9.31 -0.3
2009 TOT MLB 16 0 18.0 22 9 20 1 .258 99 11.0 4.5 0.5 10.0 43% .396 .292 1.72 3.56 4.00 91 5.71 -0.1
CareerMLB43046.05721417.25810011.24.11.48.038%.338.3081.704.925.28996.86-0.8

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2004 ROM A 34 0 65.7 58 15 64 6 .000 7.9 2.1 0.8 8.8 0% .280 .000 1.11 3.58 3.84
2005 MYR A+ 5 3 20.7 26 9 12 5 .000 11.3 3.9 2.2 5.2 0% -.808 .000 1.69 6.61 6.09
2006 MYR A+ 8 6 31.1 38 20 23 0 .268 73 11.0 5.8 0.0 6.7 43% .306 .264 1.86 4.01 4.92
2006 MIS AA 24 0 38.0 37 17 37 2 .000 8.8 4.0 0.5 8.8 0% .321 .000 1.42 3.53 4.26
2007 ATL MLB 13 0 16.0 17 6 13 3 .255 100 9.6 3.4 1.7 7.3 31% .269 .288 1.44 5.12 5.06
2007 MIS AA 44 1 78.0 66 18 71 1 .265 89 7.6 2.1 0.1 8.2 47% .297 .218 1.08 2.62 2.54
2007 CAR Wnt 20 0 19.0 11 5 23 3 .000 5.2 2.4 1.4 10.9 0% .195 .000 0.84 3.37 1.89
2008 CHN MLB 6 0 5.7 8 4 3 1 .257 101 12.7 6.4 1.6 4.8 36% .333 .349 2.12 6.99 7.94
2008 IOW AAA 40 0 54.7 54 23 58 10 .257 108 8.9 3.8 1.6 9.5 42% .312 .260 1.41 5.28 5.10
2009 CHN MLB 14 0 15.3 18 9 18 1 .252 98 10.6 5.3 0.6 10.6 41% .395 .278 1.76 3.71 3.52
2009 PIT MLB 2 0 2.7 4 0 2 0 .289 101 13.5 0.0 0.0 6.8 50% .400 .373 1.50 2.68 6.75
2009 IND AAA 1 1 6.7 6 1 9 1 .258 120 8.1 1.3 1.3 12.1 38% .333 .214 1.04 2.85 2.69
2009 IOW AAA 12 12 51.3 47 18 47 1 .278 88 8.2 3.2 0.2 8.2 51% .313 .241 1.27 3.28 3.16
2010 BRD A+ 1 1 2.0 2 0 4 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .500 .000 1.00 -0.56 0.00
2010 PIR Rk 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 0 .251 104 0.0 9.0 0.0 27.0 0% .000 .133 1.00 0.51 0.00
2011 PIT MLB 8 0 6.3 10 2 5 2 .270 98 14.2 2.8 2.8 7.1 46% .364 .358 1.89 6.47 7.11
2011 BRD A+ 3 2 3.7 4 1 6 0 .252 113 9.8 2.5 0.0 14.7 30% .400 .282 1.36 0.93 9.82
2011 IND AAA 30 5 44.0 50 15 50 2 .255 100 10.2 3.1 0.4 10.2 43% .378 .262 1.48 2.85 4.91
2011 CAR Wnt 10 2 18.7 13 2 15 2 .000 6.3 1.0 1.0 7.2 0% .229 .000 0.80 2.97 2.41
2015 OAX AAA 41 0 46.7 56 15 35 3 .271 104 10.8 2.9 0.6 6.8 54% .349 .269 1.52 4.02 3.09

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 111 0.4414 0.4775 0.7925 0.7755 0.2419 0.8421 0.6667 0.2075
2009 336 0.5030 0.4702 0.7848 0.6154 0.3234 0.9038 0.5556 0.2152
2011 110 0.4000 0.4182 0.7391 0.6136 0.2879 0.9259 0.4737 0.2609
Career5570.47040.46140.77730.64690.30010.89590.56160.2227

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
2011-04-21 2011-04-21 On-Alr 0 0 Face Contusion Batted Ball -
2011-03-22 2011-05-11 15-DL 50 36 Right Elbow Recovery From Strain -
2011-02-22 2011-03-22 Camp 28 0 Right Elbow Strain -
2010-08-18 2010-08-18 Off 0 0 Right Hand Contusion -
2010-03-26 2010-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2009-10-02
2009-08-12 2009-10-05 60-DL 54 49 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2009-10-02

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 PIT $
2012 PIT $
2011 PIT $416,000
2010 PIT $410,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$826,000
2 yrTotal$826,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 81 d1 year/$0.416M (2011)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cubs 7/30/09
  • 1 year (2008).
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased 11/05. Re-signed 2/06.
  • Signed 2001 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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BP Articles

Jose Ascanio is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The Eight-Man Bullpen Comes Back to Bite the BrewersBen Lindbergh2013-04-08
Prospectus Hit and Run: Labrum But it Didn't Kill HimJay Jaffe2012-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Should the Pirates Walk the Plank?R.J. Anderson2011-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: To Each According to His KneeMarc Normandin2011-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: To Each According to His KneeCorey Dawkins2011-02-23
Painting the Black: Players Out of OptionsR.J. Anderson2011-02-01
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: Pittsburgh PiratesJohn Perrotto2010-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Going to DozensChristina Kahrl2010-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Pirates Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Fill'er Up!Christina Kahrl2009-11-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Winding Down the NLChristina Kahrl2009-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Pirates AdriftKevin Goldstein2009-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Transaction ActionChristina Kahrl2009-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The Milwaukee MassacreChristina Kahrl2009-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Rust Belt Teams Rusted Out?John Perrotto2009-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Wrigleyville UpdateChristina Kahrl2009-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Moves and GroovesChristina Kahrl2009-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-18
Game Story: Pirates versus Cubs, May 25Christina Kahrl2009-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-03-02
Spring Training Preview: NL CentralJoe Sheehan2008-02-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Missing the CutJeff Erickson2008-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Big Moves in the NLChristina Kahrl2007-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis Special: Early Big Game HuntingChristina Kahrl2007-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All-Around Catch-Up EditionChristina Kahrl2007-08-26


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jose Ascanio threw 793 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph), Curve (78mph) and Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).