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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-9-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight240 lbs
Age32 years, 10 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72010
0.22011
2012
2013
0.02014
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 ARI 24 25 0 30.7 0.0 30.7 3 4 1 0 0 0 135 36 21 19 6 68 8 8 0 21 5.58 5.07 6.43 -1.9 -0.2
2007 ARI 25 75 0 85.3 0.0 85.3 5 4 2 3 0 0 344 63 36 31 8 104 31 27 5 63 3.27 4.19 5.31 4.6 0.4
2008 ARI 26 72 0 72.7 0.0 72.7 3 2 3 5 0 0 313 80 38 35 5 121 17 12 3 52 4.33 3.39 4.30 9.0 0.9
2009 ARI 27 37 0 34.0 0.0 34.0 5 3 1 2 0 0 153 41 20 16 3 58 11 11 1 26 4.24 3.73 4.73 1.0 0.1
2009 CHA 27 35 0 36.0 0.0 36.0 1 2 1 1 0 0 159 40 17 15 4 61 9 6 1 29 3.75 3.81 4.07 7.1 0.7
2010 CHA 28 52 3 100.7 19.0 81.7 5 3 0 3 2 0 444 108 63 57 10 161 45 39 1 56 5.10 4.60 5.10 7.0 0.7
2011 CHA 29 17 0 20.3 0.0 20.3 1 1 0 2 0 0 97 25 15 14 2 36 10 8 0 17 6.20 4.14 4.63 1.5 0.2
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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
2002 MSO Rk 4 4 20.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .377 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SBN A 27 27 160.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 gig Wnt 9 8 40.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ELP AA 7 7 43.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TEN AA 25 25 148.3 5.09 67 .270 .267 .340 .389 .268 .311 77 5.9 0.6 6.5 0.7
2006 ARI MLB 25 0 30.7 6.43 69 .303 .272 .340 .427 .266 .300 101 -2.1 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2006 TEN AA 17 0 20.2 2.84 133 .161 .230 .306 .319 .245 .174 68 5.1 0.5 5.3 0.6
2006 TUC AAA 24 0 26.2 2.74 148 .167 .279 .359 .431 .268 .222 110 9.0 0.9 8.1 0.8
2007 ARI MLB 75 0 85.3 5.31 94 .215 .271 .336 .422 .260 .232 104 4.3 0.4 4.6 0.4
2008 ARI MLB 72 0 72.7 4.30 107 .254 .263 .331 .407 .261 .318 99 9.0 0.9 9.0 0.9
2009 ARI MLB 37 0 34.0 4.73 96 .283 .253 .325 .397 .256 .339 100 1.3 0.1 1.0 0.1
2009 CHA MLB 35 0 36.0 4.07 121 .256 .268 .336 .430 .261 .310 107 7.1 0.7 7.1 0.7
2010 CHA MLB 52 3 100.7 5.10 97 .264 .253 .320 .389 .251 .295 111 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2011 CHA MLB 17 0 20.3 4.63 102 .293 .252 .317 .395 .257 .338 106 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2011 CHR AAA 5 0 5.3 5.14 81 .201 .270 .337 .425 .262 .182 97 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2012 ANG Rk 2 2 2.0 -0.32 206 .205 .256 .331 .348 .257 .400 103 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2013 SBR A+ 2 0 3.7 6.96 80 .370 .259 .341 .434 .278 .364 108 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0

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
2002 MSO Rk 1 2 0 4 4 20.0 26 3 14 0 0% .377 11.7 1.4 0.0 6.3 1.45 6.30 0.0 0.0
2003 gig Wnt 4 4 0 9 8 40.0 32 7 23 5 0% .000 7.2 1.6 1.1 5.2 0.97 2.92 0.0 0.0
2003 SBN A 9 5 0 27 27 160.3 149 30 119 3 0% .296 8.4 1.7 0.2 6.7 1.12 2.86 0.0 0.0
2004 ELP AA 3 3 0 7 7 43.0 47 5 36 4 0% .333 9.8 1.0 0.8 7.5 1.21 5.44 0.0 0.0
2005 TEN AA 7 13 0 25 25 148.3 165 40 95 17 38% .311 10.0 2.4 1.0 5.8 1.38 4.43 6.5 0.7
2006 ARI MLB 3 4 1 25 0 30.7 36 8 21 6 42% .300 10.6 2.3 1.8 6.2 1.43 5.58 -1.9 -0.2
2006 TUC AAA 3 1 7 24 0 26.2 17 2 21 1 48% .222 5.8 0.7 0.3 7.2 0.73 1.72 8.1 0.8
2006 TEN AA 2 0 6 17 0 20.2 18 5 17 0 70% .174 8.0 2.2 0.0 7.6 1.14 0.89 5.3 0.6
2007 ARI MLB 5 4 2 75 0 85.3 63 31 63 8 49% .232 6.6 3.3 0.8 6.6 1.10 3.27 4.6 0.4
2008 ARI MLB 3 2 3 72 0 72.7 80 17 52 5 50% .318 9.9 2.1 0.6 6.4 1.33 4.33 9.0 0.9
2009 ARI MLB 5 3 1 37 0 34.0 41 11 26 3 47% .339 10.9 2.9 0.8 6.9 1.53 4.24 1.0 0.1
2009 CHA MLB 1 2 1 35 0 36.0 40 9 29 4 46% .310 10.0 2.2 1.0 7.2 1.36 3.75 7.1 0.7
2010 CHA MLB 5 3 0 52 3 100.7 108 45 56 10 50% .295 9.7 4.0 0.9 5.0 1.52 5.10 7.0 0.7
2011 CHR AAA 0 0 0 5 0 5.3 3 2 6 1 25% .182 5.1 3.4 1.7 10.1 0.94 1.69 -0.2 -0.0
2011 CHA MLB 1 1 0 17 0 20.3 25 10 17 2 49% .338 11.1 4.4 0.9 7.5 1.72 6.20 1.5 0.2
2012 ANG Rk 0 0 0 2 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 20% .400 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 1.4 0.1
2013 SBR A+ 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 5 1 5 1 25% .364 12.3 2.5 2.5 12.3 1.64 9.82 -0.3 -0.0

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 1099 0.5341 0.4941 0.7735 0.6712 0.2910 0.8401 0.5973 0.2228
2009 1090 0.5119 0.4908 0.7364 0.6344 0.3402 0.8249 0.5635 0.2617
2010 1593 0.5455 0.4572 0.8418 0.6398 0.2362 0.9173 0.5965 0.1582
2011 334 0.5090 0.4132 0.8043 0.5412 0.2805 0.8913 0.6304 0.1957
Career41160.53060.47240.79260.63880.2820.87010.59070.2059

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-05-28 2011-09-29 60-DL 124 109 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-08-31
2011-04-29 2011-05-07 DTD 8 7 Right Elbow Soreness -
2009-02-20 2009-02-20 Off 0 0 Bilateral Surgery LASIK 2009-02-20
2007-06-26 2007-06-28 DTD 2 2 Right Lower Leg Surgery Drained 2007-06-26
2005-04-08 2005-04-29 Minors 21 20 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 CHA $1,600,000
2010 CHA $1,200,000
2009 ARI $430,000
2007 ARI $381,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$3,611,000
4 yrTotal$3,611,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 76 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 8/11/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2011). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration). Released 10/14/11.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2010). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2009). Re-signed by Arizona 2/28/09. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 7/8/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Renewed by Arizona 3/9/08.
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007).
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Arizona 3/06. Optioned 3/06. Recalled 7/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/04.
  • Signed by Arizona 2002 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.4M signing bonus. (Previously known as Adriano Pena Rosario.)

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BP Articles

Tony Pena is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Tulo on a TearDaniel Rathman2014-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: The College of Coaches on Catcher FramingBen Lindbergh2013-05-20
The Stats Go Marching In: Catcher Framing Before PITCHf/xMax Marchi2013-05-16
Overthinking It: This Week In Catcher Framing, 4/5Ben Lindbergh2013-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-Season SnapshotJohn Perrotto2009-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Snagging a SnakeChristina Kahrl2009-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Arizona Diamondbacks @ Florida Marlins, 9/6/06Derek Jacques2006-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: SnakedJoe Sheehan2006-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Division Roundup, NL WestKevin Goldstein2006-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Mommy, Where Do Closers Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-05-12
Internet Baseball Awards: Baseball Prospectus Author BallotsRyan Wilkins2003-10-28
Internet Baseball Awards: The 2003 ResultsGreg Spira2003-10-24


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Tony Pena threw 4,652 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Splitter (85mph).