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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
33.0 5.09 1.54 32 1 0 1 -0.2
Birth Date7-17-1983
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age34 years, 1 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.12013
-0.02014
0.22015
0.12016
-0.22017
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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 DRA- WARP
2011 SEA MLB 6 0 7.0 1 1 0 5 4 7 1 .270 95 6.4 5.1 1.3 9.0 31% .267 .261 1.29 5.06 2.57 92 3.08 71.5 0.1
2012 SEA 0 34 0 36.7 2 1 0 23 11 46 9 .262 88 5.6 2.7 2.2 11.3 48% .182 .242 0.93 5.03 4.17 72 2.46 56.3 1.0
2012 TOR 0 27 0 29.3 2 2 0 23 15 46 3 .260 105 7.1 4.6 0.9 14.1 42% .323 .251 1.30 2.77 3.38 72 2.04 46.7 1.0
2013 TOR MLB 55 0 58.7 5 5 1 50 29 82 4 .270 102 7.7 4.4 0.6 12.6 32% .338 .254 1.35 2.75 3.22 71 3.05 73.0 1.1
2014 TOR MLB 30 0 25.7 3 0 0 19 19 21 3 .263 104 6.7 6.7 1.1 7.4 37% .235 .271 1.48 5.61 4.91 113 4.55 111.6 -0.0
2015 TOR MLB 31 0 29.3 2 0 1 28 14 30 5 .255 104 8.6 4.3 1.5 9.2 43% .291 .281 1.43 4.80 5.22 100 4.15 96.9 0.2
2016 CIN MLB 7 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 10 10 1 .257 96 5.6 11.2 1.1 11.2 42% .222 .290 1.88 6.43 6.75 101 3.79 84.0 0.1
2012 TOT MLB 61 0 66.0 4 3 0 46 26 92 12 .261 96 6.3 3.5 1.6 12.5 45% .245 .246 1.09 4.02 3.82 72 2.27 52.0 2.0
CareerMLB1900194.7159215310224226.2631007.14.71.211.239%.279.2601.314.104.07843.1875.03.5

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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 DRA-
2004 EUG A- 3 3 17.0 1 1 0 13 3 11 1 .000 6.9 1.6 0.5 5.8 0% .231 .000 0.94 3.75 2.65 0 0.00 0.0
2005 EUG A- 16 16 75.7 4 6 0 84 18 59 7 .266 99 10.0 2.1 0.8 7.0 46% .320 .272 1.35 4.42 4.76 0 0.00 0.0
2006 FTW A 27 27 145.1 8 9 0 129 65 118 8 .263 81 8.0 4.0 0.5 7.3 42% .294 .249 1.34 3.88 3.41 109 5.45 107.9
2007 FTW A 21 12 68.0 2 5 0 63 46 48 8 .264 98 8.3 6.1 1.1 6.4 45% .271 .283 1.60 6.01 5.96 136 9.81 127.4
2007 LEL A+ 20 0 29.0 2 6 0 26 16 33 5 .257 111 8.1 5.0 1.6 10.2 41% .280 .261 1.45 5.60 5.59 99 4.43 101.4
2008 FTW A 11 0 13.7 2 1 0 17 5 12 0 .255 103 11.2 3.3 0.0 7.9 46% .415 .317 1.61 2.82 5.26 101 5.44 110.1
2011 SEA MLB 6 0 7.0 1 1 0 5 4 7 1 .270 95 6.4 5.1 1.3 9.0 31% .267 .261 1.29 5.06 2.57 92 3.08 71.5
2011 HDS A+ 7 0 12.3 1 1 3 12 8 20 0 .289 114 8.8 5.8 0.0 14.6 38% .414 .240 1.62 3.13 4.38 88 3.10 93.7
2011 WTN AA 23 0 30.7 1 3 12 23 26 30 0 .261 115 6.8 7.6 0.0 8.8 50% .280 .227 1.60 3.98 2.05 113 6.78 117.5
2011 TAC AAA 10 0 13.0 1 1 0 11 6 18 0 .264 114 7.6 4.2 0.0 12.5 56% .344 .219 1.31 2.85 0.69 87 3.62 93.1
2012 SEA MLB 34 0 36.7 2 1 0 23 11 46 9 .262 88 5.6 2.7 2.2 11.3 48% .182 .242 0.93 5.03 4.17 72 2.46 56.3
2012 TOR MLB 27 0 29.3 2 2 0 23 15 46 3 .260 105 7.1 4.6 0.9 14.1 42% .323 .251 1.30 2.77 3.38 72 2.04 46.7
2012 TAC AAA 9 0 12.0 0 1 1 11 12 12 0 .277 91 8.2 9.0 0.0 9.0 46% .314 .305 1.92 4.91 3.75 114 8.62 127.1
2013 TOR MLB 55 0 58.7 5 5 1 50 29 82 4 .270 102 7.7 4.4 0.6 12.6 32% .338 .254 1.35 2.75 3.22 71 3.05 73.0
2013 DUN A+ 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .000 .009 0.00 3.24 0.00 105 4.96 107.8
2013 BLJ Rk 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 101 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .011 0.00 3.45 0.00 103 4.39 105.8
2014 TOR MLB 30 0 25.7 3 0 0 19 19 21 3 .263 104 6.7 6.7 1.1 7.4 37% .235 .271 1.48 5.61 4.91 113 4.55 111.6
2014 BUF AAA 24 0 28.0 2 2 1 21 18 38 3 .249 98 6.8 5.8 1.0 12.2 33% .295 .252 1.39 4.27 2.89 94 4.09 101.5
2015 TOR MLB 31 0 29.3 2 0 1 28 14 30 5 .255 104 8.6 4.3 1.5 9.2 43% .291 .281 1.43 4.80 5.22 100 4.15 96.9
2015 BUF AAA 24 0 25.3 3 1 1 12 10 30 1 .257 95 4.3 3.6 0.4 10.7 46% .196 .173 0.87 2.48 1.42 81 2.68 91.0
2016 CIN MLB 7 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 10 10 1 .257 96 5.6 11.2 1.1 11.2 42% .222 .290 1.88 6.43 6.75 101 3.79 84.0
2016 LOU AAA 17 0 24.0 1 0 4 22 16 25 2 .247 8.2 6.0 0.8 9.4 34% .308 .276 1.58 4.17 2.62 113 7.24 119.8

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 105 0.5238 0.5333 0.7143 0.6909 0.3600 0.7632 0.6111 0.2857
2012 1117 0.4637 0.4978 0.6403 0.6853 0.3356 0.7211 0.4975 0.3597
2013 986 0.4828 0.4807 0.6561 0.6408 0.3314 0.7344 0.5148 0.3439
2014 477 0.4633 0.4654 0.7613 0.6878 0.2734 0.8158 0.6429 0.2387
2015 542 0.4742 0.5221 0.7314 0.7510 0.3158 0.7824 0.6222 0.2686
2016 173 0.4509 0.4335 0.6667 0.7564 0.1684 0.7119 0.5000 0.3333
Career34000.47210.490.680.6870.31470.74880.54640.32

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
2014-04-10 2014-04-12 DTD 2 2 Right Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball - -
2013-08-03 2013-09-01 15-DL 29 27 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2009-06-30 2009-06-30 FA 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery ORIF - -
2008-04-23 2008-05-16 Minors 23 0 Left Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CLE $
2016 TOR $205,327
2015 TOR $
2014 TOR $515,900
2013 TOR $498,900
2012 SEA $480,700
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,700,827
4 yrTotal$1,700,827

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 53 dMeister Sports1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.835M (2016). Re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). Released by Toronto 3/29/16. Due 45 days' salary, or $205,327. Signed by Cincinnati 4/2/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cincinnati 5/7/16. DFA by Cincinnati 5/22/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Toronto 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2014). Re-signed by Toronto 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4989M (2013). Re-signed by Toronto 3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4807M (2012). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 7/31/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Seattle 9/6/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2003 (29-851) (Volunteer State CC).

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.4 1 1.5 47 0 49.4 40 21 47 6 .253 1.23 3.69 3.94 5.1 0.6
80o 2.1 0.8 1.3 41 0 43.7 38 20 42 6 .268 1.33 4.11 4.39 2.4 0.3
70o 1.9 0.7 1.1 38 0 39.7 36 19 38 6 .278 1.40 4.42 4.72 0.8 0.1
60o 1.7 0.6 1 34 0 36.3 35 19 35 6 .287 1.46 4.69 5.01 -0.4 -0.0
50o 1.5 0.5 0.9 31 0 33.3 33 18 32 5 .296 1.53 4.94 5.28 -1.3 -0.1
40o 1.4 0.5 0.8 29 0 30.3 31 17 29 5 .304 1.59 5.21 5.56 -2.0 -0.2
30o 1.2 0.4 0.7 26 0 27.2 29 16 26 5 .313 1.66 5.49 5.87 -2.7 -0.3
20o 1 0.3 0.5 22 0 23.7 27 14 23 4 .324 1.74 5.83 6.23 -3.3 -0.4
10o 0.8 0.2 0.4 18 0 19.0 23 12 18 4 .339 1.87 6.32 6.74 -3.6 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.50.50.931032.63217315.2941.514.915.24-1.1-0.1

2017 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 8/20/2017 12:11 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.5 1 1.5 47 0 49.4 40 21 47 6 .253 1.23 3.68 3.93 5.2 0.6
80o 2.1 0.8 1.3 41 0 43.7 38 20 42 6 .268 1.33 4.10 4.38 2.5 0.3
70o 1.9 0.7 1.1 38 0 39.7 36 19 38 6 .278 1.40 4.41 4.71 0.9 0.1
60o 1.7 0.6 1 34 0 36.3 35 19 35 6 .287 1.46 4.68 5 -0.3 -0.0
50o 1.5 0.5 0.9 31 0 33.3 33 18 32 5 .296 1.53 4.94 5.28 -1.2 -0.1
40o 1.4 0.5 0.8 29 0 30.3 31 17 29 5 .304 1.59 5.20 5.55 -2.0 -0.2
30o 1.2 0.4 0.7 26 0 27.2 29 16 26 5 .313 1.66 5.48 5.86 -2.7 -0.3
20o 1 0.3 0.5 22 0 23.7 27 14 23 4 .324 1.74 5.82 6.22 -3.2 -0.3
10o 0.8 0.2 0.4 18 0 19.1 23 12 18 4 .339 1.87 6.31 6.74 -3.6 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.50.50.931032.63217315.2931.514.905.24-1.1-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
19% 28% 22% 18% 63%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20183410123025251425437.2981.585.335.769.15.19.11.5-0.2
20193510129031291730537.2861.505.115.528.55.08.81.5-0.2
20203610123025261429437.3241.624.805.199.55.110.61.5-0.0
20213721144046393050737.2731.494.915.317.65.89.71.4-0.1
20223821135037371943637.3141.534.785.179.14.710.61.5-0.0
20233910018020191118437.2841.535.606.058.75.08.21.8-0.2
2024401001501616918437.2981.605.866.339.25.210.32.3-0.2

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 80)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 90 Justin Miller 2011 0.00 DNP
2 89 Ramon Ramirez 2015 0.00 DNP
3 87 Brian Sanches 2012 9.95
4 87 Joel Peralta 2009 6.20
5 87 David Aardsma 2015 4.99
6 86 Jack Taschner 2011 0.00 DNP
7 86 Alberto Castillo 2009 3.75
8 85 Jesus Colome 2011 0.00 DNP
9 85 Carlos Marmol 2016 0.00 DNP
10 85 Tyler Walker 2009 3.06
11 84 Randy Flores 2009 5.25
12 84 Ryota Igarashi 2012 18.00
13 83 Will Ohman 2011 4.39
14 83 Nick Masset 2015 5.40
15 83 Carlos Torres 2016 2.95
16 83 Luis Ayala 2011 2.73
17 82 Mark Lowe 2016 7.48
18 82 Chris Bootcheck 2012 0.00 DNP
19 82 Aaron Heilman 2012 0.00 DNP
20 82 Michael Wuertz 2012 0.00 DNP
21 82 Jose Veras 2014 4.89
22 82 Manny Parra 2016 0.00 DNP
23 82 Kiko Calero 2008 3.86
24 81 Joe Thatcher 2015 3.18
25 81 Gary Glover 2010 0.00 DNP
26 81 Jon Rauch 2012 4.37
27 81 Shawn Camp 2009 4.07
28 81 Craig Breslow 2014 6.63
29 81 Jason Bulger 2012 0.00 DNP
30 81 Roy Thomas 1986 0.00 DNP
31 81 Mike MacDougal 2010 7.23
32 81 Frank Francisco 2013 4.26
33 81 Jared Burton 2014 4.78
34 80 Matt Wise 2009 0.00 DNP
35 80 Ricky Stone 2008 0.00 DNP
36 80 Scott Linebrink 2010 4.87
37 80 Brian Wilson 2015 0.00 DNP
38 80 Santiago Casilla 2014 2.01
39 80 Juan Cruz 2012 3.03
40 80 Casey Janssen 2015 4.95
41 80 Luis Vizcaino 2008 5.48
42 80 Michael Gonzalez 2011 5.23
43 80 Darren O'Day 2016 3.90
44 80 Jason Frasor 2011 3.90
45 79 Saul Rivera 2011 0.00 DNP
46 79 Tom Gorzelanny 2016 21.00
47 79 Javier Lopez 2011 2.89
48 79 Rod Scurry 1989 0.00 DNP
49 79 Kevin Gregg 2011 5.28
50 79 Armando Almanza 2006 0.00 DNP
51 79 Juan Oviedo 2015 0.00 DNP
52 79 Jason Motte 2015 3.72
53 79 John Axford 2016 4.38
54 79 C.J. Nitkowski 2006 0.00 DNP
55 79 Jim Gott 1993 2.67
56 79 Kameron Loe 2015 0.00 DNP
57 79 Eric Gagne 2009 0.00 DNP
58 79 Aaron Fultz 2007 2.92
59 79 Brian Tallet 2011 10.12
60 78 Mike Williams 2002 3.52
61 78 Grant Balfour 2011 2.47
62 78 Fernando Rodney 2010 4.37
63 78 John Grabow 2012 0.00 DNP
64 78 Alfredo Simon 2014 3.67
65 78 Dan Wheeler 2011 4.56
66 78 Brian Sikorski 2008 0.00 DNP
67 78 Matt Belisle 2013 4.56
68 78 Pedro Feliciano 2010 3.45
69 78 Randy Myers 1996 3.68
70 78 Jorge Sosa 2011 0.00 DNP
71 78 Neal Cotts 2013 1.11
72 78 Phil Coke 2016 4.50
73 78 Ronald Belisario 2016 0.00 DNP
74 77 Blaine Boyer 2015 3.32
75 77 Mike Myers 2002 4.38
76 77 Scott Sullivan 2004 5.22
77 77 Dustin McGowan 2015 8.10
78 77 Jose Valverde 2011 2.61
79 77 Darren Hall 1998 11.91
80 77 Danys Baez 2011 7.00
81 77 Doug Bair 1983 4.01
82 77 Chad Durbin 2011 5.93
83 77 Matt Lindstrom 2013 3.41
84 77 Glen Perkins 2016 9.00
85 77 Cliff Politte 2007 0.00 DNP
86 77 Trever Miller 2006 2.84
87 77 Lance Painter 2001 7.14
88 77 Dave Borkowski 2010 0.00 DNP
89 77 Oliver Perez 2015 5.27
90 77 Pat Neshek 2014 1.87
91 76 Matt Guerrier 2012 3.86
92 76 Brandon Lyon 2013 5.24
93 76 Jim Henderson 2016 4.24
94 76 Scott Downs 2009 3.47
95 76 Tim Byrdak 2007 4.60
96 76 Luther Hackman 2008 0.00 DNP
97 76 Kerry Wood 2010 3.33
98 76 Geoff Geary 2010 0.00 DNP
99 76 Stan Belinda 2000 8.49
100 76 George Sherrill 2010 7.43

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .153 .312 .298 .233
11 vs R (Multi) .276 .379 .501 .308
18 Split (Multi) -.123 -.067 -.203 -.075
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .000 .300 .000 .170
31 vs R (2016) .333 .500 .733 .410
38 Split (2016) -.333 -.200 -.733 -.240
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 The former All-Star spent another season straddling the line between the majors and Triple-A, though fortunately they remained less than 100 miles apart in Delabar's case. The big right-hander has historically been able to ride an effective (and sometimes nasty) split-finger to a reverse split, but he struggled while spotting hitters the platoon split in 2015: While a .783 OPS against left-handed batters doesn't seem awful, it's nearly 150 points above his career mark and it's where he needs to make his money. Speaking of making his money, Delabar was eligible for arbitration for the first time this offseason, and he'll walk the fine line between bullpen depth and non-tender candidate henceforth.
2015 From High-A flameout to indy ball starter to high school substitute teacher to major-league All-Star, Steve Delabar took another big turn in 2014 as he gained a massive beard. In exchange, he lost his control and finished the year in Triple-A.
2014 More four-seamer, less splitter and voilà, the feel-good story is complete: Steve Delabar, All-Star. (He's also a walking advertisement for svengali Tom House's weighted-ball training.) Like pretty much every Blue Jay, Delabar dealt with an injury, but he must have been quietly glad it was shoulder inflammation and nothing to do with his erector-set elbow. The lost month kept Delabar's innings down, yet only two pitchers in baseball racked up a higher VORP in fewer innings. He also had the eighth-highest strikeout rate in baseball. The guy Seattle got when they traded Delabar, Eric Thames, was designated for assignment in June. Win.
2013 Delabar flamed out of pro ball after a little more than four seasons in the Padres organization, never advancing past High-A. After being released in 2008, he went on to pitch in the independent Frontier and Can-Am leagues before taking all of 2010 off to work as a substitute teacher. After a year away from the game, he signed a minor-league deal with Seattle, and he reached the major leagues for six games at the end of 2011. Delabar was traded to Toronto for outfielder Eric Thames last July, and he used his upper-90s fastball to rack up 14.1 strikeouts per nine innings out of the Blue Jays bullpen. He doesn’t have the profile of a future closer, with iffy secondary offerings and shaky command, but he should occupy a high-leverage role in the back of the bullpen this year.
2012 How do you project a guy like this? It's impossible, so here are the facts as we know them: Delabar washed out of baseball in 2009 without ever reaching Double-A, with a steel plate in his arm and a janky elbow. He worked as a substitute teacher and assistant for a high school team. While testing a velocity improvement program for the students at John Hardin High, his fastball grew back into the mid-90s. Then he threw for a Mariners scout, signed a minor league contract and pitched at five levels in 2011, making his major league debut in September. None of that is difficult to grok, but how about the fact that he walked six batters per nine innings this year, against much younger minor league competition, but he also struck out 11 per nine, and did his best work later in the season, against Triple-A and Major League batters. He's due for a severe correction in his home run rate. Our guess for 2012: plenty of strikeouts, too many walks, at least one injury, and mostly low-leverage innings. But if baseball were guessable, Delabar would still be throwing batting practice at John Hardin High.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-10-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Doug - Would love to get your take on the weighted ball program that purportedly resurrected the career of Steve Delabar and that is now being used by many on the Blue Jays' staff. Thank you.
(R.A. Wagman from markham)
I am a huge fan of the weighted ball program, which we utilized heavily at the National Pitching Association (using 4oz and 6oz baseballs). The weighting is important, as the lighter ball develops the quick-twitch muscles while the heavier one encourages arm strength, but it is important not to go too far beyond +/- 1 oz. Delabar actually began using the program while working with my old boss, Tom House, and NPA guy Jaime Evans has carried the use of weighted baseballs with him to the Blue Jays staff. (Doug Thorburn)
2013-04-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)I was watching a Blue Jays game on Rogers SportsNet last week via MLB.TV while simultaneously reviewing some PECOTA projections in the BP annual. I noticed that the GB% for pitchers in 2012 as reported by SportsNet varied substantially from that recorded in the annual. Now, I know we are not supposed to put a ton of stock into that particular number (human stringers!), but it varied by as much as 10-12 points for certain relief pitchers (i.e., 41% in BP and 52% on SN). What's the point of even keeping track of a stat with that much human error? Or is it just that with relief pitchers like Steve Delabar (I didn't get the numbers for the starters) the sample size is just way too small and there is a greater convergence with more innings pitched?
(Larry Barkin from Kentucky)
Stringers are reliable "enough" on ground balls (there is a fuzzy area on hot bouncers that barely clip the infield, based on the old hitf/x data we saw). The variance between the Rogers #s and ours could be from a few sources. One could be a % of batted balls while the other is a % of all at bats; or one way or the other one is only counting outs while the other is counting hits, too. (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-03-20 11:00:00 (link to chat)Greetings from the land of Rush. Who should I use as my closer this year? If it isn't Janssen or Santos, which other live arm in my pen should I be looking at?
(John Gibbons from Toronto, Ontario)
I'm a big Santos fan and thought he'd be effective in the role last year, but obviously health is a concern. Jason Collette and I were just discussing this offline this morning, and he's bullish on Steve Delabar and Esmil Rogers as deep sleepers should neither of the top two options be able to ring the bell. I'd like to say those were my great suggestions but I can't steal Jason's thunder. (Cory Schwartz)


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Steve Delabar has thrown 3,595 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (88mph) and Splitter (89mph).