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Jairo Asencio PWhite Sox

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-30-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
Age32 years, 3 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12011
-0.32012
-0.02013
2014
0.32015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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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
2009 ATL MLB 3 0 2.7 3 2 0 0 .261 102 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 45% .273 .286 1.88 5.31 3.38 113 7.68 -0.1
2011 ATL MLB 6 0 10.3 16 5 8 1 .252 88 13.9 4.4 0.9 7.0 44% .395 .364 2.03 4.16 6.97 106 9.65 -0.6
2012 CHN 0 12 0 14.7 12 11 8 1 .265 103 7.4 6.8 0.6 4.9 48% .234 .268 1.57 5.18 3.07 0 0.00 0.0
2012 CLE 0 18 0 25.7 27 8 21 4 .254 101 9.5 2.8 1.4 7.4 41% .311 .289 1.36 4.49 5.96 0 0.00 0.0
2013 BAL MLB 4 0 2.3 3 2 4 1 .292 100 11.6 7.7 3.9 15.4 67% .400 .381 2.14 7.79 7.71 93 8.05 -0.1
2012 TOT MLB 30 0 40.3 39 19 29 5 .258 102 8.7 4.2 1.1 6.5 44% .281 .281 1.44 4.74 4.91 110 5.62 -0.4
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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
2005 HIC A 7 2 18.0 24 9 9 1 .266 100 12.0 4.5 0.5 4.5 62% .343 .332 1.83 4.71 7.50
2005 WPT A- 16 7 59.7 67 17 30 4 .257 56 10.1 2.6 0.6 4.5 59% .309 .291 1.41 4.36 4.52
2006 HIC A 22 22 122.2 131 26 71 20 .265 82 9.6 1.9 1.5 5.2 58% .275 .284 1.28 5.09 4.27
2006 LYN A+ 1 1 3.1 7 5 1 0 .254 110 20.3 14.5 0.0 2.9 56% .438 .347 3.87 7.37 17.42
2007 LYN A+ 36 1 73.3 87 26 78 4 .255 108 10.7 3.2 0.5 9.6 53% .379 .259 1.54 3.08 4.79
2008 MIS AA 55 0 65.3 48 36 77 3 .251 102 6.6 5.0 0.4 10.6 45% .267 .219 1.29 3.36 2.76
2009 ATL MLB 3 0 2.7 3 2 0 0 .261 102 10.1 6.8 0.0 0.0 45% .273 .286 1.88 5.31 3.38
2009 GWN AAA 58 0 71.3 66 19 75 4 .245 107 8.3 2.4 0.5 9.5 49% .297 .232 1.19 2.58 3.28
2009 azu Wnt 15 0 22.0 16 2 23 1 .000 6.5 0.8 0.4 9.4 0% .268 .000 0.82 2.16 2.45
2010 azu Wnt 13 0 16.0 21 7 12 1 .000 11.8 3.9 0.6 6.8 0% .370 .000 1.75 3.71 3.38
2011 ATL MLB 6 0 10.3 16 5 8 1 .252 88 13.9 4.4 0.9 7.0 44% .395 .364 2.03 4.16 6.97
2011 GWN AAA 47 0 54.7 39 22 70 3 .255 93 6.4 3.6 0.5 11.5 47% .283 .202 1.12 2.60 1.81
2011 TDE Wnt 23 0 25.3 16 9 33 1 .000 5.7 3.2 0.4 11.7 0% .278 .000 0.99 2.12 1.07
2012 CHN MLB 12 0 14.7 12 11 8 1 .265 103 7.4 6.8 0.6 4.9 48% .234 .268 1.57 5.18 3.07
2012 CLE MLB 18 0 25.7 27 8 21 4 .254 101 9.5 2.8 1.4 7.4 41% .311 .289 1.36 4.49 5.96
2012 IOW AAA 13 0 13.3 6 4 13 1 .256 92 4.0 2.7 0.7 8.8 56% .152 .200 0.75 3.59 1.35
2012 TOR Wnt 26 0 27.0 28 13 21 0 .000 9.3 4.3 0.0 7.0 0% .329 .000 1.52 3.10 2.67
2013 BAL MLB 4 0 2.3 3 2 4 1 .292 100 11.6 7.7 3.9 15.4 67% .400 .381 2.14 7.79 7.71
2013 NOR AAA 47 0 50.7 35 14 56 5 .249 98 6.2 2.5 0.9 9.9 52% .236 .208 0.97 3.17 2.66
2015 CHR AAA 17 0 19.7 26 6 28 1 .244 112 11.9 2.7 0.5 12.8 49% .431 .281 1.63 2.04 5.03

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
2009 34 0.4412 0.3824 1.0000 0.5333 0.2632 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
2011 182 0.4780 0.5385 0.7755 0.7126 0.3789 0.9032 0.5556 0.2245
2012 674 0.5030 0.4570 0.7825 0.6401 0.2716 0.8157 0.7033 0.2175
2013 50 0.4600 0.4000 0.7000 0.5652 0.2593 0.9231 0.2857 0.3000
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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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 BAL $
2012 CLE $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$480,000
1 yrTotal$480,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 11 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/6/12 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 3/25/13. Contract selected by Baltimore 7/12/13. DFA by Baltimore 7/28/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/12. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Atlanta 3/29/12. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 6/1/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/28/12. DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/19/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10. Missed 2010 season while detained in Dominican Republic after being found to have used false name of Luis Valdez rather than birth name of Jairo Asencio. Reinstated from restricted list 11/1/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Atlanta 10/22/08. Re-signed 2/09.
  • Signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Texas and Toronto Dig Deep for Rotation HelpR.J. Anderson2012-06-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jairo Asencio threw 954 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Change (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph).