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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-1-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 2 days
BatsR
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-0.02011
2012
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2014
-0.62015
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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 CHN MLB 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 .244 102 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 57% .143 .154 0.50 3.06 0.00 105 5.19 0.0
2010 CHN MLB 5 0 10.0 12 6 10 2 .268 95 10.8 5.4 1.8 9.0 34% .333 .321 1.80 5.81 6.30 104 6.69 -0.2
2011 BAL MLB 3 3 10.7 21 3 7 5 .276 117 17.7 2.5 4.2 5.9 33% .400 .396 2.25 8.97 8.44 108 10.05 -0.6
CareerMLB10322.7349177.27110613.53.62.86.836%.351.3481.907.056.751068.28-0.8

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
2005 BOI A- 15 15 73.3 85 30 59 8 .265 100 10.4 3.7 1.0 7.2 51% .333 .291 1.57 4.89 5.03
2006 PEO A 25 25 138.0 110 53 127 10 .254 54 7.2 3.5 0.7 8.3 34% .207 .234 1.18 3.62 2.41
2007 DAY A+ 20 20 115.0 99 31 88 14 .256 101 7.7 2.4 1.1 6.9 37% .261 .245 1.13 4.39 3.13
2007 TEN AA 7 4 26.0 30 11 18 5 .267 103 10.4 3.8 1.7 6.2 40% .320 .301 1.58 6.01 5.54
2008 TEN AA 18 18 110.0 107 27 88 14 .252 112 8.8 2.2 1.1 7.2 41% .283 .245 1.22 4.11 3.76
2008 IOW AAA 10 10 54.3 48 23 44 11 .254 115 8.0 3.8 1.8 7.3 31% .244 .241 1.31 6.00 4.48
2009 CHN MLB 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 .244 102 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 57% .143 .154 0.50 3.06 0.00
2009 IOW AAA 27 27 146.3 164 52 127 26 .265 86 10.1 3.2 1.6 7.8 35% .314 .310 1.48 5.32 6.58
2010 CHN MLB 5 0 10.0 12 6 10 2 .268 95 10.8 5.4 1.8 9.0 34% .333 .321 1.80 5.81 6.30
2010 IOW AAA 28 15 106.7 98 42 76 14 .263 98 8.3 3.5 1.2 6.4 37% .263 .261 1.31 5.13 3.63
2011 BAL MLB 3 3 10.7 21 3 7 5 .276 117 17.7 2.5 4.2 5.9 33% .400 .396 2.25 8.97 8.44
2011 FRD A+ 2 2 9.0 7 0 14 1 .259 85 7.0 0.0 1.0 14.0 40% .316 .214 0.78 1.90 3.00
2011 BOW AA 4 4 26.7 21 11 19 2 .267 79 7.1 3.7 0.7 6.4 43% .247 .270 1.20 4.42 3.38
2011 NOR AAA 17 17 94.3 95 37 74 10 .258 92 9.1 3.5 1.0 7.1 36% .299 .269 1.40 4.64 5.44
2012 SYR AAA 28 20 118.3 133 39 91 12 .251 101 10.1 3.0 0.9 6.9 36% .321 .272 1.45 3.98 4.87
2012 MAG Wnt 3 0 2.0 6 0 2 2 .000 27.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 0% .444 .000 3.00 14.22 13.50
2013 MIS AA 17 16 96.0 97 35 76 6 .250 94 9.1 3.3 0.6 7.1 44% .312 .268 1.38 3.39 3.47
2014 MIS AA 17 17 107.0 100 19 90 13 .260 89 8.4 1.6 1.1 7.6 32% .282 .264 1.11 0.00 3.45
2014 GWN AAA 11 5 34.3 33 17 20 1 .248 105 8.7 4.5 0.3 5.2 41% .283 .250 1.46 0.00 4.72

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 21 0.6667 0.6190 0.8462 0.6429 0.5714 0.8889 0.7500 0.1538
2010 204 0.5539 0.4412 0.7333 0.6106 0.2308 0.7826 0.5714 0.2667
2011 231 0.5411 0.4113 0.8632 0.5920 0.1981 0.9189 0.6667 0.1368
Career4560.55260.43420.80430.60270.22990.85650.62790.1957

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
2014-04-28 2014-05-10 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2011-04-07 2011-04-17 Minors 10 6 Left Abdomen Recovery From Strain Oblique -
2011-02-17 2011-03-22 Camp 33 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 39 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/30/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/3/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Washington as a free agent 2/3/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/15/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10. DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/20/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/08. Re-signed 2/25/09.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (7-216) (NE Guilford HS, N.C.). $0.149M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Mitch Atkins is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-04
Divide and Conquer, AL East: The ReplacementsDustin Parkes2011-07-22
Transaction Analysis Blog: Weekend Roundup EditionR.J. Anderson2011-07-18
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Cubs Find Another StarterR.J. Anderson2011-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Phillies, Nationals, CubsChristina Kahrl2010-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL East and CentralChristina Kahrl2010-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: A Second Second City Revival?John Perrotto2010-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Waterloo's 195th Anniversary EditionChristina Kahrl2010-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Getting a ComeSuppance?Christina Kahrl2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Expanding and ContractingChristina Kahrl2010-03-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: NL Starting PitchersMarc Normandin2010-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL CentralKevin Goldstein2007-04-25


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Mitch Atkins threw 459 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph) and Curve (78mph). He also rarely threw a Change (84mph).