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Portrait of Josh Newman

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 17.7 0 0 0 11 8.15 -0.4
Birth Date6-11-1982
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2007 COL 25 2 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 4.50 0.18 0.84 1.2 0.1
2008 COL 26 8 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 15 9 9 3 27 6 5 2 6 9.35 8.99 9.87 -3.7 -0.4
2008 KCA 26 4 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 10 9 6 1 17 6 6 0 2 7.71 7.02 7.74 -1.2 -0.1
Career14017.70.017.70000009227191644712112118.157.218.14-3.6-0.4

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 CAS Rk 27 0 33.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MOD A+ 41 0 63.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TUL AA 62 0 77.0 4.38 117 .199 .267 .341 .416 .267 .232 84 15.6 1.7 15.9 1.6
2007 COL MLB 2 0 2.0 0.84 185 .199 .268 .333 .427 .259 .400 116 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2007 CSP AAA 55 0 62.0 4.94 115 .265 .278 .347 .435 .263 .347 114 11.4 1.1 11.2 1.0
2008 COL MLB 8 0 8.7 9.87 -8 .379 .272 .339 .424 .268 .375 102 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2008 KCA MLB 4 0 7.0 7.74 43 .359 .264 .337 .431 .265 .346 104 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2008 CSP AAA 20 0 22.0 3.56 147 .201 .273 .346 .429 .254 .254 127 7.8 0.8 7.6 0.7
2008 OMA AAA 7 2 22.0 4.54 120 .267 .293 .359 .459 .263 .349 110 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2009 OMA AAA 10 1 17.0 5.64 66 .365 .279 .349 .427 .280 .339 89 -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 CAS Rk 1 2 1 27 0 33.7 30 8 46 2 0% .329 8.0 2.1 0.5 12.3 1.13 3.47 0.0 0.0
2005 MOD A+ 5 2 0 41 0 63.3 45 40 99 5 0% -.278 6.4 5.7 0.7 14.1 1.34 3.13 0.0 0.0
2006 TUL AA 9 5 2 62 0 77.0 56 24 77 8 29% .232 6.5 2.8 0.9 9.0 1.04 3.16 15.9 1.6
2007 CSP AAA 3 2 0 55 0 62.0 73 30 49 3 40% .347 10.6 4.4 0.4 7.1 1.66 4.06 11.2 1.0
2007 COL MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 2 0 3 0 60% .400 9.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 1.00 4.50 1.2 0.1
2008 KCA MLB 0 0 0 4 0 7.0 10 6 2 1 22% .346 12.9 7.7 1.3 2.6 2.29 7.71 -1.2 -0.1
2008 OMA AAA 0 1 0 7 2 22.0 23 13 22 1 41% .349 9.4 5.3 0.4 9.0 1.64 4.91 6.2 0.6
2008 CSP AAA 1 1 1 20 0 22.0 16 9 18 0 37% .254 6.5 3.7 0.0 7.4 1.14 2.45 7.6 0.7
2008 COL MLB 0 0 0 8 0 8.7 15 6 6 3 46% .375 15.6 6.2 3.1 6.2 2.42 9.35 -3.7 -0.4
2009 OMA AAA 1 1 0 10 1 17.0 23 11 10 3 47% .339 12.2 5.8 1.6 5.3 2.00 8.47 -3.8 -0.4

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 328 0.4939 0.4329 0.8169 0.6605 0.2108 0.8598 0.6857 0.1831
Career3280.49390.43290.81690.66050.21080.85980.68570.1831

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 COL $391,000
2008 KCA $391,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$782,000
1 yrTotal$782,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 23 d1 yr/$0.391M (08)

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 11/19/08 designated for assignment 11/14/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/24/08 recalled 8/20/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/19/08 recalled 8/10/08 optioned to Triple-A 7/11/08 claimed off waivers from COL 7/11/08 designated for assignment 7/8/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/30/08 recalled 5/14/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/6/08 recalled 4/22/08 optioned sent to minor-league camp 3/23/08
  • re-signed 2/5/08, 1 year/$0.391M (08)
  • contract purchased 9/8/07 Ohio St 04 19-560

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Josh Newman threw 335 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Change (78mph), also mixing in a Sinker (87mph) and Curve (75mph).