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Portrait of Sammy Gervacio

Sammy Gervacio PAstros

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 24.7 1 2 0 28 3.65 0.1
Birth Date1-10-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight175 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
2009 HOU MLB 29 0 21.0 16 8 25 1 .260 96 6.9 3.4 0.4 10.7 57% .312 .213 1.14 2.58 2.14 81 2.74 0.6
2010 HOU MLB 6 0 3.7 4 5 3 1 .265 90 9.8 12.3 2.5 7.4 46% .250 .349 2.45 9.11 12.27 113 10.52 -0.2
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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
2005 LEX A 5 0 9.3 4 1 11 0 .251 85 3.9 1.0 0.0 10.6 38% .190 .140 0.54 1.28 0.97
2005 GRV Rk 21 0 33.7 24 6 53 1 .274 37 6.4 1.6 0.3 14.2 35% .311 .148 0.89 1.59 2.67
2006 LEX A 47 0 83.1 58 28 89 8 .262 78 6.3 3.0 0.9 9.6 43% .242 .213 1.03 3.72 2.60
2007 SLM A+ 39 0 55.3 42 15 80 1 .257 103 6.8 2.4 0.2 13.0 48% .323 .199 1.03 1.69 2.44
2007 CCH AA 13 0 22.7 15 11 24 1 .261 103 5.9 4.4 0.4 9.5 39% .264 .206 1.15 3.10 1.98
2007 LIC Wnt 2 0 0.7 2 0 0 0 .000 25.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .667 .000 2.86 3.04 12.86
2008 CCH AA 47 0 65.3 69 26 82 8 .280 91 9.5 3.6 1.1 11.3 42% .365 .278 1.45 3.74 4.13
2008 ROU AAA 3 0 8.0 6 3 14 0 .254 98 6.8 3.4 0.0 15.8 38% .375 .217 1.12 1.49 2.25
2009 HOU MLB 29 0 21.0 16 8 25 1 .260 96 6.9 3.4 0.4 10.7 57% .312 .213 1.14 2.58 2.14
2009 ROU AAA 39 0 52.3 43 21 58 5 .276 87 7.4 3.6 0.9 10.0 45% .280 .249 1.22 3.86 4.82
2009 LIC Wnt 8 0 5.3 3 3 4 1 .000 5.1 5.1 1.7 6.8 0% .133 .000 1.13 5.90 3.40
2010 HOU MLB 6 0 3.7 4 5 3 1 .265 90 9.8 12.3 2.5 7.4 46% .250 .349 2.45 9.11 12.27
2010 ROU AAA 7 0 10.3 6 5 10 0 .262 107 5.2 4.4 0.0 8.7 44% .240 .168 1.07 3.97 3.50
2011 CCH AA 8 0 13.0 11 5 12 0 .257 106 7.6 3.5 0.0 8.3 47% .289 .227 1.23 3.15 1.38
2011 OKL AAA 28 0 33.7 24 10 26 5 .264 101 6.4 2.7 1.3 7.0 45% .204 .222 1.01 5.24 4.01
2011 LIC Wnt 11 0 7.0 10 2 8 1 .000 12.9 2.6 1.3 10.3 0% .450 .000 1.71 3.46 6.43
2012 HER Wnt 4 0 3.7 5 4 5 0 .000 12.3 9.8 0.0 12.3 0% .500 .000 2.45 5.26 7.36
2012 LIC Wnt 3 0 2.7 3 2 2 0 .000 10.1 6.8 0.0 6.8 0% .375 .000 1.88 3.85 6.75

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 320 0.5063 0.4125 0.6364 0.5370 0.2848 0.7011 0.5111 0.3636
2010 66 0.5000 0.3485 0.7826 0.5152 0.1818 0.8824 0.5000 0.2174
Career3860.50520.40160.66140.53330.26720.73210.50920.3386

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
2011-04-10 2011-05-25 Minors 45 0 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Debridement -
2011-01-17 2011-01-17 Minors 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Debridement -
2010-05-17 2010-09-07 Minors 113 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-02 2010-05-03 DTD 1 1 Right Shoulder Strain -
2010-04-07 2010-04-25 15-DL 18 15 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 HOU $402,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$402,500
1 yrTotal$402,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 86 d

Details
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2010). Re-signed by Houston 2/2/10 (split contract). Non-tendered by Houston 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Houston 2/10/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased 11/20/07. Re-signed by Houston 2/22/08.
  • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic

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BP Articles

Sammy Gervacio is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Transaction Analysis Blog: A's Acquire PurceyR.J. Anderson2011-04-18
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Astros Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Transaction ActionChristina Kahrl2009-08-16


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableAnd Von Sydow was born in Sweden and Schell in Austria, so we're just way off base here. ...How does Samuel Gervacio just not fly apart on every pitch? (Steven Goldman)
 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Sammy Gervacio threw 425 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Slider (86mph), Sinker (91mph) and Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).