Biographical

Portrait of James Houser

James Houser P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 1.3 0 0 0 1 20.25 -0.2
Birth Date12-15-1984
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2010 FLO 25 1 0 1.3 0.0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 3 3 1 7 1 1 1 1 20.25 15.86 18.01 -1.7 -0.2
Career101.30.01.3000000933317111120.2515.8618.01-1.7-0.2

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2003 PRI Rk 10 10 41.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CSC A 7 7 32.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 GRL A 22 22 115.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.550 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 VIS A+ 28 27 151.0 5.71 61 .259 .280 .356 .428 .286 .265 74 14.8 1.5 14.8 1.5
2007 MNT AA 20 20 103.7 5.21 78 .256 .262 .335 .395 .266 .265 93 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2008 MNT AA 20 20 94.3 5.28 97 .227 .261 .343 .393 .254 .233 110 10.2 1.0 10.2 1.0
2009 DUR AAA 18 15 82.0 6.70 70 .262 .265 .328 .394 .247 .277 115 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
2010 FLO MLB 1 0 1.3 18.01 -153 .456 .264 .318 .412 .242 .400 116 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2010 JAX AA 4 2 7.7 4.80 83 .411 .255 .336 .384 .265 .500 91 -0.5 -0.0 -0.7 -0.1
2010 NWO AAA 24 4 49.0 4.42 106 .265 .273 .345 .418 .262 .315 93 5.7 0.5 7.3 0.6
2014 CSP AAA 5 2 11.7 5.81 95 .286 .285 .338 .445 .269 .243 111 1.4 0.1 1.1 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2003 PRI Rk 0 4 0 10 10 41.0 43 13 44 1 0% .344 9.4 2.9 0.2 9.7 1.37 3.73 0.0 0.0
2004 CSC A 3 1 0 7 7 32.7 27 13 27 1 0% .277 7.4 3.6 0.3 7.4 1.22 2.20 0.0 0.0
2005 GRL A 8 8 0 22 22 115.0 100 31 109 12 0% -.550 7.8 2.4 0.9 8.5 1.14 3.76 0.0 0.0
2006 VIS A+ 12 4 0 28 27 151.0 140 46 137 20 34% .265 8.3 2.7 1.2 8.2 1.23 4.41 14.8 1.5
2007 MNT AA 5 4 0 20 20 103.7 88 39 90 10 39% .265 7.6 3.4 0.9 7.8 1.22 3.65 -0.7 -0.1
2008 MNT AA 3 3 0 20 20 94.3 69 40 76 9 43% .233 6.6 3.8 0.9 7.3 1.16 2.86 10.2 1.0
2009 DUR AAA 4 5 0 18 15 82.0 83 50 44 10 31% .277 9.1 5.5 1.1 4.8 1.62 5.16 -5.0 -0.5
2010 NWO AAA 1 2 1 24 4 49.0 53 20 41 6 41% .315 9.7 3.7 1.1 7.5 1.49 3.67 7.3 0.6
2010 JAX AA 0 2 0 4 2 7.7 16 4 7 1 23% .500 18.7 4.7 1.2 8.2 2.60 14.03 -0.7 -0.1
2010 FLO MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 3 1 1 1 50% .400 20.2 6.8 6.8 6.8 3.00 20.25 -1.7 -0.2
2014 CSP AAA 1 1 0 5 2 11.7 11 7 8 2 33% .243 8.5 5.4 1.5 6.2 1.54 6.94 1.1 0.1

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
2010 29 0.4828 0.4138 0.8333 0.6429 0.2000 0.8889 0.6667 0.1667
Career290.48280.41380.83330.64290.20.88890.66670.1667

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-18 2014-08-31 Minors 13 0 - Not Disclosed -
2011-04-07 2011-09-06 Minors 152 134 - Not Disclosed - -
2009-04-09 2009-04-24 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-07-06 2008-08-14 Minors 39 0 Left Knee Surgery 2008-07-14

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
SFX

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TB 11/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released 7/31/09 optioned to Triple-A 3/9/09 re-signed 2/25/09, 1 year/$0.4M (09)
  • contract purchased 11/20/07 $0.9M signing bonus
  • Sarasota (FL) High School `03 2-38

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Dealing and DecapitatingChristina Kahrl2010-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Blast, or Blasted?Christina Kahrl2010-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL East Deadline RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-08-02


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, James Houser threw 29 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2010, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Sinker (85mph) and Curve (73mph), also mixing in a Change (75mph).