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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 31)
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Birth Date6-7-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age31 years, 1 months, 25 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.32010
0.52011
0.22012
-0.42013
-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
2006 SEA 23 15 0 18.7 0.0 18.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 75 12 4 4 1 18 9 8 2 20 1.93 3.51 2.59 5.7 0.6
2007 SEA 24 4 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2 2 2 1 6 3 3 0 3 6.75 9.31 7.61 -0.6 -0.1
2008 SEA 25 57 0 63.7 0.0 63.7 1 5 1 5 0 0 303 78 44 38 6 117 34 34 4 55 5.37 4.45 4.38 7.1 0.6
2009 SEA 26 75 0 80.0 0.0 80.0 2 7 3 10 0 0 339 71 39 29 7 113 29 28 0 69 3.26 3.64 4.40 9.2 0.9
2010 SEA 27 11 0 10.3 0.0 10.3 1 3 0 0 0 0 45 11 5 4 1 16 5 4 0 7 3.48 4.40 3.59 1.7 0.2
2010 TEX 27 3 0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 7 4 4 1 11 1 1 0 5 12.00 5.05 3.39 1.1 0.1
2011 TEX 28 52 0 45.0 0.0 45.0 2 3 1 2 0 0 196 46 26 19 6 76 19 15 0 42 3.80 4.19 4.60 5.0 0.5
2012 TEX 29 36 0 39.3 0.0 39.3 0 2 0 0 0 0 162 35 15 15 5 60 13 13 0 28 3.43 4.27 4.85 1.6 0.2
2013 ANA 30 11 0 11.7 0.0 11.7 1 0 0 1 0 0 56 11 12 12 1 19 11 10 0 7 9.26 5.82 8.05 -3.6 -0.4
2014 CLE 31 7 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 39 10 7 3 2 20 6 2 0 6 3.86 7.73 5.80 -1.0 -0.1
Career2710281.30.0281.38215180012442831581303145613011862424.164.284.5525.92.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2004 EVE A- 18 3 38.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIS A 22 22 103.7 5.92 34 .274 .261 .336 .381 .258 .343 65 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2006 SEA MLB 15 0 18.7 2.59 149 .209 .276 .341 .439 .260 .256 104 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2006 SBR A+ 13 2 29.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAN AA 11 0 16.0 3.90 118 .243 .271 .340 .417 .267 .273 54 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2007 SEA MLB 4 0 2.7 7.61 32 .341 .268 .343 .416 .264 .167 93 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2007 EVE A- 1 1 1.0 4.84 94 .001 .292 .398 .441 .297 .000 95 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2007 WTN AA 3 1 2.7 7.76 24 .204 .273 .361 .432 .279 .250 97 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2007 TAC AAA 7 3 6.3 4.31 112 .335 .295 .361 .465 .271 .440 98 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2008 SEA MLB 57 0 63.7 4.38 104 .300 .264 .332 .414 .260 .353 97 7.5 0.7 7.1 0.6
2009 SEA MLB 75 0 80.0 4.40 107 .243 .268 .336 .430 .264 .274 98 9.2 0.9 9.2 0.9
2010 SEA MLB 11 0 10.3 3.59 118 .272 .255 .316 .378 .242 .312 98 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2010 TEX MLB 3 0 3.0 3.39 138 .364 .216 .279 .300 .219 .667 122 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2011 TEX MLB 52 0 45.0 4.60 109 .261 .258 .321 .399 .261 .310 114 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2011 ROU AAA 6 0 9.3 1.50 172 .202 .264 .337 .395 .255 .318 95 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2012 TEX MLB 36 0 39.3 4.85 96 .253 .249 .314 .400 .258 .259 106 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2012 FRI AA 3 0 4.0 10.42 -44 .353 .255 .331 .402 .270 .250 95 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2012 ROU AAA 2 0 2.0 1.65 164 -.019 .267 .382 .415 .280 .000 88 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2013 ANA MLB 11 0 11.7 8.05 11 .317 .243 .311 .377 .259 .270 99 -3.6 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4
2013 SBR A+ 3 0 5.0 3.07 132 .060 .281 .361 .450 .284 .091 85 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 24 0 28.7 3.55 119 .264 .255 .326 .396 .255 .373 101 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2014 CLE MLB 7 0 7.0 5.80 66 .406 .260 .314 .401 .262 .320 103 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2014 COH AAA 30 0 31.0 4.44 110 .250 .266 .330 .396 .252 .400 108 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4

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
2004 EVE A- 1 2 7 18 3 38.3 42 14 38 4 0% .336 9.9 3.3 0.9 8.9 1.46 4.93 0.0 0.0
2005 WIS A 6 6 0 22 22 103.7 107 49 72 12 53% .343 9.3 4.3 1.0 6.2 1.50 5.47 -2.2 -0.2
2006 SAN AA 0 2 4 11 0 16.0 14 3 14 1 43% .273 7.9 1.7 0.6 7.9 1.06 2.25 2.8 0.3
2006 SBR A+ 1 0 2 13 2 29.1 14 11 46 0 0% .233 4.3 3.4 0.0 14.2 0.86 1.86 0.0 0.0
2006 SEA MLB 1 0 0 15 0 18.7 12 9 20 1 48% .256 5.8 4.3 0.5 9.6 1.12 1.93 5.7 0.6
2007 EVE A- 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 33% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2007 SEA MLB 0 0 0 4 0 2.7 2 3 3 1 0% .167 6.8 10.1 3.4 10.1 1.88 6.75 -0.6 -0.1
2007 WTN AA 0 0 0 3 1 2.7 2 2 1 0 38% .250 6.7 6.7 0.0 3.3 1.48 3.33 0.1 0.0
2007 TAC AAA 0 0 0 7 3 6.3 12 3 5 1 31% .440 17.1 4.3 1.4 7.1 2.38 5.71 1.8 0.2
2008 SEA MLB 1 5 1 57 0 63.7 78 34 55 6 45% .353 11.0 4.8 0.8 7.8 1.76 5.37 7.1 0.6
2009 SEA MLB 2 7 3 75 0 80.0 71 29 69 7 41% .274 8.0 3.3 0.8 7.8 1.25 3.26 9.2 0.9
2010 TEX MLB 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 7 1 5 1 30% .667 21.0 3.0 3.0 15.0 2.67 12.00 1.1 0.1
2010 SEA MLB 1 3 0 11 0 10.3 11 5 7 1 27% .312 9.6 4.4 0.9 6.1 1.55 3.48 1.7 0.2
2011 TEX MLB 2 3 1 52 0 45.0 46 19 42 6 50% .310 9.2 3.8 1.2 8.4 1.44 3.80 5.0 0.5
2011 ROU AAA 1 0 0 6 0 9.3 7 4 13 0 59% .318 6.8 3.9 0.0 12.5 1.18 2.89 4.9 0.5
2012 FRI AA 0 1 0 3 0 4.0 4 2 6 2 30% .250 9.0 4.5 4.5 13.5 1.50 9.00 -2.2 -0.2
2012 TEX MLB 0 2 0 36 0 39.3 35 13 28 5 34% .259 8.0 3.0 1.1 6.4 1.22 3.43 1.6 0.2
2012 ROU AAA 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 0 4 0 50% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.00 0.00 0.7 0.1
2013 SBR A+ 0 0 1 3 0 5.0 1 0 6 0 64% .091 1.8 0.0 0.0 10.8 0.20 1.80 1.0 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 3 1 1 24 0 28.7 31 10 37 3 33% .373 9.7 3.1 0.9 11.6 1.43 3.14 4.8 0.5
2013 ANA MLB 1 0 0 11 0 11.7 11 11 7 1 42% .270 8.5 8.5 0.8 5.4 1.89 9.26 -3.6 -0.4
2014 COH AAA 1 2 15 30 0 31.0 36 14 40 2 51% .400 10.5 4.1 0.6 11.6 1.61 6.39 3.8 0.4
2014 CLE MLB 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 10 6 6 2 30% .320 12.9 7.7 2.6 7.7 2.29 3.86 -1.0 -0.1

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 1200 0.4958 0.4850 0.7556 0.6891 0.2826 0.8146 0.6140 0.2427
2009 1263 0.5550 0.4909 0.7903 0.6633 0.2758 0.8559 0.5935 0.2065
2010 225 0.5067 0.5022 0.7788 0.7018 0.2973 0.8625 0.5758 0.2212
2011 756 0.5317 0.4630 0.7743 0.6269 0.2768 0.8254 0.6429 0.2257
2012 637 0.5447 0.4317 0.8109 0.6052 0.2241 0.8714 0.6154 0.1891
2013 243 0.4115 0.4339 0.8286 0.6700 0.2657 0.9104 0.6842 0.1714
2014 128 0.5391 0.5078 0.6923 0.6812 0.3051 0.8085 0.3889 0.3077
Career44520.52290.4740.77990.65860.27180.84380.60870.2188

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-20 2013-05-06 15-DL 16 16 - Neck Stiffness - -
2012-06-26 2012-08-10 15-DL 45 36 Right Trunk Strain Intercostal - -
2011-09-21 2011-10-22 DTD 31 8 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-07-09 2010-09-29 TradedDL 82 72 - Low Back Recovery From Surgery Microdiscectomy 2010-06-15
2010-05-05 2010-07-09 60-DL 65 59 Right Low Back Surgery Microdiscectomy 2010-06-15 -
2009-03-23 2009-03-26 Camp 3 0 - General Medical Illness Diabetes -
2008-08-24 2008-09-02 DTD 9 8 Left Foot Contusion -
2007-08-28 2007-10-01 15-DL 34 33 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2007-04-01 2007-07-24 60-DL 114 96 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Microfracture of Cartilage Defect 2006-10-01
2006-08-20 2006-10-01 60-DL 42 38 Right Elbow Surgery Microfracture of Cartilage Defect 2006-10-01
2006-08-06 2006-08-12 DTD 6 6 Right Elbow Soreness -
2005-06-06 2005-07-08 Minors 32 28 Right Hand Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CLE $
2013 ANA $575,000
2012 TEX $1,700,000
2011 TEX $1,200,000
2010 SEA $1,150,000
2009 SEA $418,000
2008 SEA $390,000
2007 SEA $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$5,813,000
7 yrTotal$5,813,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 155 dJeff Frye1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/16/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Tampa Bay 3/26/14. Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cleveland 5/22/14. DFA by Cleveland 7/8/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/12/14.
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2013). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/8/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. May earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses. May request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League roster. $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors. May opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster. Released by LA Dodgers 3/24/13. Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/27/13 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by LA Angels 3/30/13. DFA by LA Angels 5/29/13. Released 6/6/13. Signed by Washington as a free agent 6/12/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2012). Re-signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2011). Re-signed by Texas 11/29/10 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 55, 60, 65 games. $25,000 for 20 games finished.
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 7/9/10.
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Seattle 2/08. Optioned to Triple-A 8/25/08. Recalled 9/2/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Re-signed by Seattle 2/07. Optioned to Triple-A 8/9/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by Seattle 7/06.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2004 (5-153) (Texas-Arlington). $0.17M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .273 .359 .496 .307
11 vs R (Multi) .237 .320 .361 .248
18 Split (Multi) .036 .039 .135 .059
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .316 .500 .526 .395
31 vs R (2013) .208 .321 .375 .247
38 Split (2013) .107 .179 .151 .148
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Best bullpen in baseball?
(Takahashi from Salt Lake)
A year ago, remember how bad the Rangers' bullpen was? It was their big weakness and it was going to bring them down and it would never survive a hot summer in Arlington. And now they have converted their closer to a starter and they still have a) Koji Uehara working mop-up innings! This is incredible to me. Isn't Koji Uehara one of the, oh, 20 best relievers in baseball? Maybe 15? And he is their sixth- or seventh man. He came in to the ninth inning down by six the other day. That's just his role! 2) They have Mark Lowe, who would be the easy answer to the Astros' closer question above if he were on the Astros, who hasn't pitched a game in even average leverage all year. The highest ALi he has this year is 0.49, which is ahead by five runs in the seventh inning. 3) They have the best bullpen in baseball. It's probably close, but I really want to be definitive, so I'm going to add "and it's not even close." (Sam Miller)
2011-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why was it that Mark Lowe was viewed as the potential replacement if Feliz went to the rotation?
(pfe1223 from Dallas)
Because he has the necessary stuff to pitch in that role. He wouldn't have been my first choice because his command isnt sharp, but the stuff is legit. (Jason Parks)
2011-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why is Mark Lowe a member of the Rangers at this point? Is he still hurt?
(jhardman from Rangerland, NC)
What did Mark Lowe do to Rangers fans? If he had his shit together he wouldn't have been a throw-in to the Lee deal. He's going to be up and down. That's why he's a 7/8 type and not a guy who is a hot commodity in the game. He has good stuff. He never had sharp command. (Jason Parks)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Mark Lowe has thrown 4,784 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Slider (86mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph).