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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
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Birth Date5-12-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age33 years, 2 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22012
2013
-0.12014
2015
0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2008 PIT MLB 9 0 13.0 11 12 7 3 .263 97 7.6 8.3 2.1 4.8 56% .211 .314 1.77 8.03 6.92 117 6.11 -0.1
2009 PIT MLB 41 0 47.0 34 29 42 2 .255 97 6.5 5.6 0.4 8.0 52% .262 .233 1.34 3.67 3.45 98 3.93 0.7
2010 PIT MLB 70 0 80.0 53 31 70 5 .269 94 6.0 3.5 0.6 7.9 57% .224 .210 1.05 3.48 2.14 88 3.32 1.5
2011 PIT MLB 24 0 20.7 27 12 17 1 .259 98 11.8 5.2 0.4 7.4 49% .371 .294 1.89 3.72 3.48 109 5.69 -0.2
2012 PIT MLB 12 0 12.0 14 6 8 1 .259 95 10.5 4.5 0.8 6.0 36% .317 .285 1.67 4.64 6.75 116 6.29 -0.2
2014 BAL MLB 23 0 23.3 26 11 16 3 .267 100 10.0 4.2 1.2 6.2 53% .307 .302 1.59 5.13 5.79 109 4.80 -0.1
CareerMLB1790196.016510116015.263967.64.60.77.353%.268.2501.364.123.63994.261.5

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
2003 ELZ Rk 14 8 51.0 33 24 47 2 .000 5.8 4.2 0.4 8.3 0% .228 .000 1.12 3.61 2.47
2004 QUD A 3 3 5.7 7 15 3 0 .000 11.1 23.7 0.0 4.7 0% .389 .000 3.86 11.36 11.05
2004 ELZ Rk 11 3 21.3 18 23 21 1 .000 7.6 9.7 0.4 8.9 0% .288 .000 1.92 6.71 8.45
2005 BLT A 13 0 18.0 15 36 11 0 .266 26 7.5 18.0 0.0 5.5 59% .259 .239 2.83 8.57 10.00
2006 LEL A+ 26 25 119.0 136 62 113 5 .000 10.3 4.7 0.4 8.5 0% .366 .000 1.66 4.17 4.99
2006 VIS A+ 2 0 5.2 6 4 7 0 .266 62 10.4 6.9 0.0 12.1 67% .267 .239 1.92 4.53 8.65
2007 MNT AA 44 0 67.0 74 34 69 2 .268 92 9.9 4.6 0.3 9.3 54% .383 .265 1.61 3.29 4.30
2007 SUR Wnt 9 0 9.7 3 5 9 0 .000 2.8 4.6 0.0 8.4 0% .125 .000 0.82 3.22 0.93
2008 PIT MLB 9 0 13.0 11 12 7 3 .263 97 7.6 8.3 2.1 4.8 56% .211 .314 1.77 8.03 6.92
2008 ALT AA 9 0 16.0 14 3 17 0 .265 102 7.9 1.7 0.0 9.6 59% .318 .195 1.06 1.85 2.81
2008 IND AAA 23 0 41.3 30 14 34 2 .260 90 6.5 3.1 0.4 7.4 61% .239 .208 1.07 3.32 2.40
2009 PIT MLB 41 0 47.0 34 29 42 2 .255 97 6.5 5.6 0.4 8.0 52% .262 .233 1.34 3.67 3.45
2009 IND AAA 6 0 8.7 3 7 7 0 .253 108 3.1 7.2 0.0 7.2 52% .143 .182 1.15 3.96 1.03
2010 PIT MLB 70 0 80.0 53 31 70 5 .269 94 6.0 3.5 0.6 7.9 57% .224 .210 1.05 3.48 2.14
2011 PIT MLB 24 0 20.7 27 12 17 1 .259 98 11.8 5.2 0.4 7.4 49% .371 .294 1.89 3.72 3.48
2011 BRD A+ 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0 .241 114 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 40% .200 .105 0.50 1.39 0.00
2011 IND AAA 8 0 8.0 6 1 8 0 .255 95 6.8 1.1 0.0 9.0 59% .273 .187 0.88 1.61 2.25
2012 PIT MLB 12 0 12.0 14 6 8 1 .259 95 10.5 4.5 0.8 6.0 36% .317 .285 1.67 4.64 6.75
2012 IND AAA 36 0 46.0 33 26 41 3 .252 100 6.5 5.1 0.6 8.0 62% .242 .230 1.28 4.18 2.74
2013 ROU AAA 33 15 108.0 115 46 80 9 .270 94 9.6 3.8 0.8 6.7 57% .315 .270 1.49 4.75 4.50
2014 BAL MLB 23 0 23.3 26 11 16 3 .267 100 10.0 4.2 1.2 6.2 53% .307 .302 1.59 5.13 5.79
2014 NOR AAA 39 0 41.7 33 4 37 2 .251 104 7.1 0.9 0.4 8.0 61% .265 .182 0.89 2.49 1.94
2015 SYR AAA 30 0 37.7 30 19 33 1 .254 100 7.2 4.5 0.2 7.9 67% .264 .237 1.30 3.26 2.15

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 204 0.4755 0.3431 0.7857 0.5155 0.1869 0.9000 0.5000 0.2143
2009 755 0.5139 0.4040 0.7148 0.5619 0.2371 0.8257 0.4368 0.2852
2010 1313 0.4859 0.4882 0.7676 0.6787 0.3081 0.8314 0.6346 0.2324
2011 378 0.5344 0.4550 0.8023 0.6683 0.2102 0.8741 0.5405 0.1977
2012 195 0.5385 0.4821 0.7447 0.6667 0.2667 0.8143 0.5417 0.2553
2014 404 0.5099 0.4629 0.8021 0.6699 0.2475 0.8841 0.5714 0.1979
Career32490.50350.45210.76340.63830.26260.84490.55580.2366

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
2014-04-15 - DTD - - - General Medical Illness - -
2014-04-15 2014-04-19 DTD 4 2 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-06-08 2011-09-06 60-DL 90 82 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2011-04-27 2011-05-23 15-DL 26 23 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2011-04-07 2011-04-13 DTD 6 4 Right Shoulder Tightness -
2011-04-01 2011-04-01 DTD 0 0 General Medical Illness -
2011-02-23 2011-03-07 Camp 12 0 Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2010-08-31 2010-09-06 DTD 6 5 Right Hand Contusion -
2010-08-14 2010-08-18 DTD 4 4 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2009-08-12 2009-10-05 60-DL 54 49 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-03-20 2009-04-03 Camp 14 0 Right Shoulder Weakness -
2004-04-21 2004-06-17 Minors 57 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 WAS $
2014 BAL $800,000
2013 TEX $
2012 PIT $875,000
2011 PIT $461,500
2010 PIT $413,500
2008 PIT $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,940,000
5 yrTotal$2,940,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 143 dRelativity Baseball1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/5/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.8M in majors. Contract selected by Baltimore 3/30/14. DFA by Baltimore 5/16/14 (optional assignment). Contract selected by Baltimore 6/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2012). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Pittsburgh 9/10/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/15/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4615M (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2010). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Selected by Pittsburgh from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07. Signed 3/10/08. DFA 5/4/08. Reacquired from TB for cash, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/08. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/3/08.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2002 (11-332) (Inglemoor HS, Kenmore, Wash. and Bellevue CC, Wash.).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-02-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hello Ben Who gets more saves this year, Brad Lidge or Evan Meek? Thanks
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
Lidge. Joel Hanrahan still seems to have the upper hand in Pittsburgh. (Ben Lindbergh)
2011-01-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Evan Meek and Jon Rauch, potential for saves with both?
(Brendan from Chicago)
I don't see Dotel getting all the opportunities up there given he is susceptible to left-handers, so it comes down to Frasor and Rauch for me. Both clubs have some handcuff situations going on there, which make them super annoying to analyze in January. (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Marc I have been offered Francisco Cordero for either Chase Headley, Chris Young or Kelly Johnson. My closer was Trevor Hoffman and I also have Evan Meek. What do you think of the offer? Thanks
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
I wouldn't give up Chris Young, but either Headley or Kelly Johnson would be fine. Johnson's slowed down a bit since April, but he has that park to help him, whereas Headley is more of a batting average guy with low power in a park that hurts both of those things. Headley may be your low-cost option here. (Marc Normandin)
2010-05-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)Christina - if given the opportunity, do you believe that Carlos Villanueva is capable of succeeding in the closer role long term? How about Evan Meek in Pittsburgh?
(huckyoda from New York)
Long-term? No, I don't really think so, but that's not an indictment of him as much as I just don't see him fooling enough people enough of the time to really last in the role. But as a single-season fix or as a transient (a la Kevin Gregg), he could pan out just fine. Meek has to contend with the expectation that a wild guy built a bit like a fire hydrant isn't really what most people expect, but I could see him being a poor man's Rod Beck for a season or two, given the opportunity. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-01-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Bucs are supposedly close to signing Dotel, Carrasco, and some mystery third reliever. Any idea who that is? And doesn't their bullpen suddenly look better?
(Bucsin07 from Pittsburgh)
Well, it would be hard for their bullpen to look worse. There's not a whole lot there right now beyond Joel Hanrahan and Evan Meek. (John Perrotto)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Evan Meek threw 3,433 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Change (83mph).