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Wesley Wright PCubs

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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-28-1985
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age29 years, 10 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
-0.42010
0.12011
0.12012
-0.02013
0.12014
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
2008 HOU 23 71 0 55.7 0.0 55.7 4 3 1 0 0 0 250 45 34 31 8 84 34 30 4 57 5.01 4.97 6.21 -4.0 -0.4
2009 HOU 24 49 0 44.7 0.0 44.7 3 4 0 3 0 0 204 53 27 27 9 88 25 22 0 47 5.44 5.25 5.44 -2.4 -0.2
2010 HOU 25 14 4 33.0 19.0 14.0 1 2 0 0 1 0 148 37 27 21 6 68 13 13 3 29 5.73 5.17 5.81 -3.5 -0.4
2011 HOU 26 21 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 44 6 2 2 1 13 5 5 0 11 1.50 3.49 4.05 0.4 0.1
2012 HOU 27 77 0 52.3 0.0 52.3 2 2 1 7 0 0 223 45 20 19 4 66 17 17 6 54 3.27 3.38 4.53 0.3 0.1
2013 HOU 28 55 0 41.3 0.0 41.3 0 4 0 6 0 0 184 45 20 18 5 72 16 14 3 40 3.92 4.09 5.04 -1.4 -0.1
2013 TBA 28 16 0 12.3 0.0 12.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 9 4 4 2 19 3 3 0 15 2.92 3.48 4.38 0.4 0.0
2014 CHN 29 58 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 0 3 0 4 0 0 209 48 19 17 2 61 19 17 2 37 3.17 3.41 3.98 1.1 0.1
Career3614299.719.0280.7101822110131028815313937471132121182904.174.265.08-9.0-0.8

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
2004 OGD Rk 17 2 44.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .434 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CGA A 30 0 60.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 VRO A+ 6 0 6.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.444 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 VRO A+ 26 0 42.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 JAX AA 15 0 21.0 4.50 88 .210 .256 .320 .369 .241 .333 57 1.4 0.2 1.4 0.2
2007 JAX AA 30 1 61.3 4.24 94 .244 .254 .330 .378 .260 .265 89 4.2 0.4 2.7 0.4
2007 LVG AAA 14 1 16.7 10.19 28 .366 .287 .355 .456 .268 .471 118 -2.4 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2007 PES Wnt 12 0 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 HOU MLB 71 0 55.7 6.21 67 .256 .264 .337 .419 .265 .252 101 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2009 HOU MLB 49 0 44.7 5.44 75 .299 .253 .321 .397 .256 .358 96 -3.1 -0.3 -2.4 -0.2
2009 ROU AAA 13 1 19.0 3.20 119 .215 .265 .325 .391 .264 .255 83 3.0 0.3 2.1 0.3
2009 azu Wnt 7 7 32.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 HOU MLB 14 4 33.0 5.81 63 .312 .265 .330 .429 .273 .320 97 -2.3 -0.2 -3.5 -0.4
2010 ROU AAA 15 14 69.7 6.11 82 .265 .279 .345 .426 .263 .301 104 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.5
2011 HOU MLB 21 0 12.0 4.05 104 .193 .247 .317 .409 .263 .185 101 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.1
2011 OKL AAA 39 3 65.3 5.03 104 .213 .285 .352 .450 .269 .246 95 11.3 1.1 11.8 1.0
2012 HOU MLB 77 0 52.3 4.53 94 .241 .260 .326 .414 .266 .289 99 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.1
2013 HOU MLB 55 0 41.3 5.04 83 .288 .260 .326 .415 .274 .333 100 -1.2 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2013 TBA MLB 16 0 12.3 4.38 92 .232 .251 .312 .397 .264 .250 94 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2014 CHN MLB 58 0 48.3 3.98 99 .259 .246 .311 .371 .256 .309 98 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1

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 OGD Rk 3 3 0 17 2 44.3 56 23 66 3 0% .434 11.4 4.7 0.6 13.4 1.78 6.30 0.0 0.0
2005 VRO A+ 0 0 0 6 0 6.7 8 10 8 0 0% -.444 10.7 13.4 0.0 10.7 2.69 9.40 0.0 0.0
2005 CGA A 1 5 1 30 0 60.7 38 33 68 2 0% -.327 5.6 4.9 0.3 10.1 1.17 1.93 0.0 0.0
2006 VRO A+ 3 3 0 26 0 42.0 29 23 51 0 0% .293 6.2 4.9 0.0 10.9 1.24 1.50 0.0 0.0
2006 JAX AA 1 1 1 15 0 21.0 14 11 28 2 42% .333 6.0 4.7 0.9 12.0 1.19 4.71 1.4 0.2
2007 LVG AAA 1 2 0 14 1 16.7 28 18 18 4 40% .471 15.1 9.7 2.2 9.7 2.75 9.16 -1.9 -0.2
2007 JAX AA 6 2 2 30 1 61.3 45 31 68 4 48% .265 6.6 4.6 0.6 10.0 1.24 2.50 2.7 0.4
2007 PES Wnt 0 1 1 12 0 21.3 27 11 18 1 0% .366 11.4 4.6 0.4 7.6 1.78 5.07 0.0 0.0
2008 HOU MLB 4 3 1 71 0 55.7 45 34 57 8 43% .252 7.3 5.5 1.3 9.2 1.42 5.01 -4.0 -0.4
2009 HOU MLB 3 4 0 49 0 44.7 53 25 47 9 44% .358 10.7 5.0 1.8 9.5 1.75 5.44 -2.4 -0.2
2009 azu Wnt 0 2 0 7 7 32.7 27 20 38 1 0% .321 7.4 5.5 0.3 10.5 1.44 3.58 0.0 0.0
2009 ROU AAA 2 1 0 13 1 19.0 13 10 18 0 61% .255 6.2 4.7 0.0 8.5 1.21 3.32 2.1 0.3
2010 ROU AAA 4 1 0 15 14 69.7 76 33 41 8 46% .301 9.8 4.3 1.0 5.3 1.56 4.65 3.7 0.5
2010 HOU MLB 1 2 0 14 4 33.0 37 13 29 6 45% .320 10.1 3.5 1.6 7.9 1.52 5.73 -3.5 -0.4
2011 HOU MLB 0 0 0 21 0 12.0 6 5 11 1 57% .185 4.5 3.8 0.8 8.2 0.92 1.50 0.4 0.1
2011 OKL AAA 3 1 2 39 3 65.3 49 23 52 4 47% .246 6.8 3.2 0.6 7.2 1.10 2.07 11.8 1.0
2012 HOU MLB 2 2 1 77 0 52.3 45 17 54 4 57% .289 7.7 2.9 0.7 9.3 1.18 3.27 0.3 0.1
2013 HOU MLB 0 4 0 55 0 41.3 45 16 40 5 50% .333 9.8 3.5 1.1 8.7 1.48 3.92 -1.4 -0.1
2013 TBA MLB 0 0 0 16 0 12.3 9 3 15 2 63% .250 6.6 2.2 1.5 10.9 0.97 2.92 0.4 0.0
2014 CHN MLB 0 3 0 58 0 48.3 48 19 37 2 56% .309 8.9 3.5 0.4 6.9 1.39 3.17 1.1 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 984 0.5051 0.4187 0.7961 0.5755 0.2587 0.8671 0.6349 0.2039
2009 807 0.5105 0.4337 0.7829 0.5850 0.2759 0.8672 0.5963 0.2171
2010 562 0.4982 0.4573 0.7899 0.6000 0.3156 0.8631 0.6517 0.2062
2011 178 0.4888 0.3820 0.8088 0.5517 0.2198 0.9167 0.5500 0.1912
2012 833 0.5078 0.4394 0.7760 0.5650 0.3098 0.8996 0.5433 0.2186
2013 902 0.5111 0.4180 0.8143 0.5423 0.2880 0.8880 0.6693 0.1830
2014 764 0.4620 0.4319 0.7970 0.5892 0.2968 0.8798 0.6557 0.2030
Career50300.49960.42940.79380.57330.28590.87950.62170.2044

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-08-16 2010-08-31 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-08-12 2009-09-01 15-DL 20 18 Left Shoulder Strain -
2009-07-28 2009-07-29 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Dehydration -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHN $1,425,000
2013 HOU $1,025,000
2012 HOU $512,000
2009 HOU $425,000
2008 HOU $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,352,000
2011Current$1,425,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$3,777,000
5 yrTotal$3,777,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 105 dReynolds Sports1 year/$1.425M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/4/13. Performance bonus: $25,000 for 50 games.
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2013). Re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 8/12/13. Non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/23/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011). Re-signed by Houston 2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4445M (2010). Re-signed by Houston 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009). Re-signed by Houston 2/10/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Selected by Houston from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07.
  • Drafted 2003 (7-211). $0.12M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .237 .309 .355 .248
11 vs R (Multi) .264 .341 .474 .276
18 Split (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.119 -.028
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .269 .336 .417 .276
31 vs R (2013) .253 .321 .465 .265
38 Split (2013) .016 .015 -.048 .010
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-11-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Ben, I think that the question-er was hinting at the pending deal between the Phillies and Astros that has Wilton Lopez being sent to Phillies for prospects. Most people, ok fine, some people are wondering who Astros have left in the bullpen to close if Lopez is indeed dealt.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Oh! Excuse my ignorance of recent rumors--today has been busy. In that case...man. Wesley Wright had one save last year. That makes him the incumbent! (Ben Lindbergh)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Wesley Wright has thrown 5,019 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), Curve (80mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Change (85mph).