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Portrait of Alberto Arias

Alberto Arias PAstros

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 74.7 4 2 0 55 3.74 0.9
Birth Date10-14-1983
Height5' 11"
Weight155 lbs
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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
2007 COL 23 6 0 7.3 0.0 7.3 1 0 0 2 0 0 32 8 4 4 1 14 5 5 0 3 4.91 6.18 7.38 -1.5 -0.2
2008 COL 24 12 0 13.7 0.0 13.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 12 4 4 1 20 4 4 1 5 2.63 4.42 5.60 -0.0 -0.0
2008 HOU 24 3 2 8.0 7.7 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 0 39 11 6 6 0 12 6 6 1 8 6.75 3.73 4.32 0.9 0.1
2009 HOU 25 42 0 45.7 0.0 45.7 2 1 0 2 0 0 209 49 21 17 1 64 19 15 6 39 3.35 3.28 3.38 8.6 0.9
Career63274.77.767.0420400336803531311034308553.743.824.157.90.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2003 CAS Rk 13 13 73.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ASH A 26 24 135.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MOD A+ 37 7 90.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.080 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TUL AA 49 9 111.2 6.27 77 .252 .265 .339 .412 .266 .259 98 6.5 0.7 6.9 0.7
2007 COL MLB 6 0 7.3 7.38 48 .284 .262 .321 .400 .244 .304 101 -1.2 -0.1 -1.5 -0.2
2007 CSP AAA 10 3 26.3 5.74 97 .269 .260 .332 .397 .254 .356 113 3.4 0.3 3.5 0.3
2007 LIC Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 LIC Wnt 11 1 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 COL MLB 12 0 13.7 5.60 86 .215 .263 .338 .423 .268 .244 106 0.1 0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2008 HOU MLB 3 2 8.0 4.32 106 .292 .255 .318 .404 .256 .458 98 1.2 0.1 0.9 0.1
2008 CSP AAA 30 0 45.7 4.46 129 .237 .276 .351 .439 .257 .346 120 12.3 1.2 13.1 1.3
2008 ROU AAA 8 3 23.7 4.27 113 .196 .270 .340 .427 .252 .284 97 4.7 0.5 4.0 0.4
2009 HOU MLB 42 0 45.7 3.38 122 .262 .260 .332 .411 .263 .333 95 7.8 0.8 8.6 0.9
2009 ROU AAA 4 3 16.3 4.06 111 .278 .272 .334 .431 .278 .289 98 1.4 0.1 1.5 0.2
2012 LIC Wnt 1 0 0.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 CAS Rk 4 4 0 13 13 73.0 69 23 64 4 0% .297 8.5 2.8 0.5 7.9 1.26 3.58 0.0 0.0
2004 ASH A 8 9 1 26 24 135.0 153 36 83 23 0% .302 10.2 2.4 1.5 5.5 1.40 5.00 0.0 0.0
2005 MOD A+ 4 4 2 37 7 90.7 99 25 53 4 0% -1.080 9.8 2.5 0.4 5.3 1.37 4.37 0.0 0.0
2006 TUL AA 8 6 0 49 9 111.2 102 45 83 15 52% .259 8.3 3.6 1.2 6.7 1.32 4.37 6.9 0.7
2007 CSP AAA 2 2 0 10 3 26.3 32 8 15 1 57% .356 11.0 2.7 0.3 5.1 1.52 3.76 3.5 0.3
2007 LIC Wnt 1 1 0 11 1 15.3 21 8 7 1 0% .351 12.4 4.7 0.6 4.1 1.90 4.12 0.0 0.0
2007 COL MLB 1 0 0 6 0 7.3 8 5 3 1 58% .304 9.8 6.1 1.2 3.7 1.77 4.91 -1.5 -0.2
2008 HOU MLB 1 1 0 3 2 8.0 11 6 8 0 71% .458 12.4 6.8 0.0 9.0 2.12 6.75 0.9 0.1
2008 COL MLB 0 0 0 12 0 13.7 12 4 5 1 67% .244 7.9 2.6 0.7 3.3 1.17 2.63 -0.0 -0.0
2008 CSP AAA 3 4 0 30 0 45.7 50 16 41 3 58% .346 9.8 3.2 0.6 8.1 1.44 4.73 13.1 1.3
2008 ROU AAA 1 0 1 8 3 23.7 21 5 15 0 72% .284 8.0 1.9 0.0 5.7 1.10 1.52 4.0 0.4
2009 ROU AAA 2 2 0 4 3 16.3 14 10 15 1 61% .289 7.7 5.5 0.6 8.3 1.47 3.87 1.5 0.2
2009 HOU MLB 2 1 0 42 0 45.7 49 19 39 1 63% .333 9.7 3.7 0.2 7.7 1.49 3.35 8.6 0.9
2012 LIC Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0

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 340 0.4529 0.4159 0.8298 0.5974 0.2634 0.9348 0.6327 0.1631
2009 742 0.4919 0.4299 0.8150 0.5973 0.2679 0.9266 0.5743 0.1724
Career10820.47960.42550.81970.59730.26650.92920.59270.1695

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-03-22 2011-09-29 60-DL 191 162 Right Shoulder Surgery 2011-06-03
2011-02-20 2011-03-22 Camp 30 0 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff and Labrum and Calcium Deposit 2010-04-22
2010-03-26 2010-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff and Labrum and Calcium Deposit 2010-04-22
2010-03-10 2010-03-26 Camp 16 0 Right Shoulder Impingement and Weakness -
2009-08-24 2009-10-05 15-DL 42 38 Right Knee Surgery Fabella Syndrome 2009-09-23
2009-06-06 2009-06-09 DTD 3 2 Head Concussion Thrown Ball Before Game -
2009-03-15 2009-03-21 Camp 6 0 Right Hand Contusion Batted Ball -
2007-06-04 2007-08-27 Minors 84 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 HOU $
2012 HOU $
2011 HOU $439,500
2010 HOU $415,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$855,000
2 yrTotal$855,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 53 d1 year/$0.4395M (2011)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.4395M (2011). Re-signed by Houston 2/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/13/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2010). Re-signed by Houston 2/2/10 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009). Re-signed by Houston 2/24/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased 5/6/08. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Colorado 7/31/08 after being DFA 7/29/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 4/07. DFA 8/18/07.
  • Signed 6/00 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Articles

Alberto Arias is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: The Season in Injuries: NL CentralCorey Dawkins2011-11-11
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: Sciatica StateCorey Dawkins2011-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: Sciatica StateBen Lindbergh2011-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Tale of Three ShortstopsChristina Kahrl2010-05-07
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWinter League Preview: The Dominican LeagueCarlos J. Lugo2009-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Doubts and QuandariesWill Carroll2009-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Bottom HalfJoe Sheehan2009-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Sixth ToolWill Carroll2009-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Offseason Plans, NL WestNate Silver2007-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 29-May 6, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Alberto Arias threw 1,078 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (94mph).