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Alex Hinshaw PBlue Jays

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-31-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight175 lbs
Age31 years, 10 months, 15 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
-0.52012
2013
-0.12014
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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
2008 SFN 25 48 0 39.7 0.0 39.7 2 1 0 2 0 0 179 31 16 15 5 53 29 25 3 47 3.40 4.79 4.54 2.4 0.2
2009 SFN 26 9 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 10 8 8 2 17 7 7 0 2 12.00 10.22 12.14 -5.4 -0.5
2012 CHN 29 2 0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 5 5 3 13 1 1 0 0 135.00 129.15 73.57 -3.0 -0.3
2012 SDN 29 31 0 28.0 0.0 28.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 129 23 14 14 5 42 20 18 2 36 4.50 5.24 5.13 -1.7 -0.2
Career90074.00.074.03203003476843421512557515855.115.965.38-7.7-0.8

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
2005 SLO A- 25 0 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.291 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SJO A+ 30 10 69.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 NRW AA 17 5 41.3 3.62 105 .207 .260 .332 .382 .255 .217 83 8.2 0.8 7.4 0.7
2008 SFN MLB 48 0 39.7 4.54 98 .279 .268 .335 .421 .266 .274 96 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2008 FRE AAA 13 0 15.7 2.27 161 .117 .290 .356 .457 .267 .167 109 6.5 0.6 6.4 0.6
2008 SUR Wnt 14 1 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 SFN MLB 9 0 6.0 12.14 -123 .420 .243 .332 .395 .263 .364 83 -5.4 -0.5 -5.4 -0.5
2009 FRE AAA 46 0 52.3 3.33 130 .251 .279 .348 .433 .275 .307 98 14.3 1.4 14.3 1.4
2010 FRE AAA 50 0 56.0 4.44 112 .255 .278 .349 .442 .271 .299 97 8.8 0.8 9.1 0.8
2010 MXC Wnt 17 0 21.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 RIC AA 32 0 35.0 3.63 107 .272 .260 .329 .406 .277 .284 84 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2011 FRE AAA 13 0 10.0 4.50 131 .319 .294 .361 .470 .266 .484 115 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2012 CHN MLB 2 0 0.3 73.57 -1502 1.045 .285 .356 .510 .288 .500 100 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2012 SDN MLB 31 0 28.0 5.13 76 .274 .255 .318 .403 .259 .273 96 -0.6 -0.1 -1.7 -0.2
2012 TUC AAA 14 0 19.3 3.59 135 .226 .274 .339 .435 .270 .269 106 5.1 0.5 4.8 0.4
2013 BUF AAA 12 0 11.0 6.87 49 .293 .254 .319 .380 .253 .333 105 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2

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
2005 SLO A- 0 1 0 25 0 22.0 17 18 33 1 0% -.291 7.0 7.4 0.4 13.5 1.59 3.68 0.0 0.0
2006 SJO A+ 6 3 0 30 10 69.0 58 60 78 6 0% .295 7.6 7.8 0.8 10.2 1.71 4.30 0.0 0.0
2007 NRW AA 3 1 0 17 5 41.3 22 19 50 2 46% .217 4.8 4.1 0.4 10.9 0.99 1.96 7.4 0.7
2008 SFN MLB 2 1 0 48 0 39.7 31 29 47 5 27% .274 7.0 6.6 1.1 10.7 1.51 3.40 2.4 0.2
2008 SUR Wnt 2 1 0 14 1 17.3 22 8 33 3 0% .500 11.4 4.2 1.6 17.2 1.73 6.24 0.0 0.0
2008 FRE AAA 0 0 7 13 0 15.7 5 4 21 0 43% .167 2.9 2.3 0.0 12.0 0.57 0.57 6.4 0.6
2009 SFN MLB 0 0 0 9 0 6.0 10 7 2 2 33% .364 15.0 10.5 3.0 3.0 2.83 12.00 -5.4 -0.5
2009 FRE AAA 1 2 1 46 0 52.3 42 32 72 3 41% .307 7.2 5.5 0.5 12.4 1.41 3.96 14.3 1.4
2010 FRE AAA 2 4 0 50 0 56.0 47 40 65 3 43% .299 7.6 6.4 0.5 10.4 1.55 4.82 9.1 0.8
2010 MXC Wnt 1 0 0 17 0 21.7 15 15 29 2 0% .283 6.2 6.2 0.8 12.0 1.38 3.32 0.0 0.0
2011 FRE AAA 0 0 0 13 0 10.0 15 11 11 0 52% .484 13.5 9.9 0.0 9.9 2.60 9.00 2.7 0.3
2011 RIC AA 2 0 1 32 0 35.0 24 28 47 1 49% .284 6.2 7.2 0.3 12.1 1.49 3.60 4.1 0.4
2012 CHN MLB 0 0 0 2 0 0.3 4 1 0 3 40% .500 108.0 27.0 81.0 0.0 15.00 135.00 -3.0 -0.3
2012 SDN MLB 1 1 0 31 0 28.0 23 20 36 5 42% .273 7.4 6.4 1.6 11.6 1.54 4.50 -1.7 -0.2
2012 TUC AAA 0 0 0 14 0 19.3 14 10 18 0 42% .269 6.5 4.7 0.0 8.4 1.24 3.72 4.8 0.4
2013 BUF AAA 1 0 0 12 0 11.0 9 17 16 0 48% .333 7.4 13.9 0.0 13.1 2.36 3.27 -1.8 -0.2

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 685 0.5168 0.4073 0.7814 0.6158 0.1843 0.8073 0.6885 0.2186
2009 137 0.5109 0.3650 0.9400 0.6286 0.0896 0.9545 0.8333 0.0600
2012 540 0.4574 0.4259 0.7261 0.5951 0.2833 0.8299 0.5422 0.2739
Career13620.49270.41040.77540.60890.2140.83110.64510.2246

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-06-07 2007-07-02 Minors 25 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 SFN $401,750
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$401,750
1 yrTotal$401,750

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 166 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/23/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by San Diego 5/8/12. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 8/19/12 after being DFA by San Diego 8/14/12. DFA by Oakland 8/28/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/11. DFA by San Francisco 8/4/11, sent outright to Triple-A 8/9/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.40175M (2009). Re-signed 3/9/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased 5/15/08.
  • Drafted 2005 (15-462) (San Diego State).

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BP Articles

Alex Hinshaw is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Does the Wolf Solve Problems?R.J. Anderson2012-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: La Casa SuciaGeoff Young2012-05-15
Transaction Analysis: Weighing the OptionsBen Lindbergh2011-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
BP Podcast: Episode 33: I Like The UnicornsKevin Goldstein2011-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The 10,000 Arms of Dr. T.Christina Kahrl2010-02-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Final AnswersChristina Kahrl2009-09-01
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: To the Warning TrackMarc Normandin2009-03-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Alex Hinshaw threw 1,452 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).