Biographical

Portrait of Luke French

Luke French P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date9-13-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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 DET 0 7 5 29.3 33 11 19 2 .264 108 10.1 3.4 0.6 5.8 28% .310 .268 1.50 3.96 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2009 SEA 0 8 7 38.0 54 17 23 9 .264 96 12.8 4.0 2.1 5.4 32% .349 .344 1.87 6.43 6.63 0 0.00 0.0
2010 SEA MLB 16 13 87.7 88 29 37 13 .257 99 9.0 3.0 1.3 3.8 33% .260 .278 1.33 5.26 4.83 117 4.65 0.6
2009 TOT MLB 15 12 67.3 87 28 42 11 .264 101 11.6 3.7 1.5 5.6 30% .332 .312 1.71 5.36 5.21 108 5.15 0.3
CareerMLB3125155.0175577924.26010010.23.31.44.632%.292.2931.505.304.991134.870.9

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 WMI A 6 6 34.7 42 14 24 4 .269 47 10.9 3.6 1.0 6.2 44% .328 .300 1.61 4.87 5.45
2005 LAK A+ 4 4 22.3 29 9 17 3 .241 11.7 3.6 1.2 6.9 29% .286 .000 1.70 4.88 4.44
2006 WMI A 26 26 157.2 156 44 94 10 .254 60 8.9 2.5 0.6 5.4 50% .318 .281 1.27 3.91 3.72
2007 LAK A+ 27 27 149.0 172 47 93 10 .259 103 10.4 2.8 0.6 5.6 46% .325 .277 1.47 3.99 4.05
2008 ERI AA 27 26 170.0 195 60 88 16 .257 111 10.3 3.2 0.8 4.7 50% .311 .259 1.50 4.57 4.02
2009 DET MLB 7 5 29.3 33 11 19 2 .264 108 10.1 3.4 0.6 5.8 28% .310 .268 1.50 3.96 3.38
2009 SEA MLB 8 7 38.0 54 17 23 9 .264 96 12.8 4.0 2.1 5.4 32% .349 .344 1.87 6.43 6.63
2009 TOL AAA 13 13 81.7 71 20 72 6 .248 113 7.8 2.2 0.7 7.9 44% .284 .227 1.11 3.12 2.97
2010 SEA MLB 16 13 87.7 88 29 37 13 .257 99 9.0 3.0 1.3 3.8 33% .260 .278 1.33 5.26 4.83
2010 TAC AAA 17 17 113.3 109 23 63 7 .270 91 8.7 1.8 0.6 5.0 38% .283 .242 1.17 4.02 2.94
2011 TAC AAA 26 26 146.3 196 61 81 30 .269 101 12.1 3.8 1.8 5.0 35% .325 .305 1.76 6.63 6.27
2012 NBR AA 9 9 55.7 35 17 27 4 .258 101 5.7 2.7 0.6 4.4 46% .196 .199 0.93 4.14 2.10
2012 ROC AAA 19 14 74.3 90 40 49 11 .250 93 10.9 4.8 1.3 5.9 36% .328 .315 1.75 5.46 6.42

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 1152 0.5330 0.4722 0.8051 0.6287 0.2937 0.8523 0.6899 0.1949
2010 1297 0.5613 0.4541 0.8710 0.6195 0.2425 0.9002 0.7754 0.1290
Career24490.5480.46260.840.62380.26660.87770.73520.16

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 16 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/11. DFA by Seattle 8/13/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/18/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 3/4/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Detroit 5/14/09. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/09.
  • Drafted 2004 (8-223) (Heritage HS, Littleton, Colo.).

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL West: Deadline ChaosJoey Matschulat2011-07-28
Prospectus Hit List: AL Pre-Season Hit ListTommy Bennett2011-03-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #25Craig Brown2010-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Podzilla Washes Up in Malibu?Christina Kahrl2010-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Claim and DealChristina Kahrl2010-04-01
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED AL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Depth Chart/PFM Update, Part 2Clay Davenport2010-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: North by LeftwestChristina Kahrl2010-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Seattle MarinersBaseball Prospectus2009-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL West MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Balance of the AL's Major Deadline MovesChristina Kahrl2009-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMovin' On Up: Deadline Day Winners and LosersClay Davenport2009-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Buyers Rush Nearly Empty Shelves?John Perrotto2009-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Central, PlusChristina Kahrl2009-06-02


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Luke French threw 2,755 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 (85mph), also mixing in a Change (74mph) and Slider (77mph).