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Portrait of Josh Sullivan

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
34.0 5.81 1.64 22 2 2 0 -0.3
Birth Date7-5-1984
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 3 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
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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

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2005 TRI A- 1 0 1.0 6.03 87 .387 .236 .326 .369 .246 .600 118 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TRI A- 13 13 69.2 3.47 107 .237 .250 .330 .368 .268 .275 83 10.5 1.1 10.5 1.1
2007 ASH A 13 9 49.7 4.90 109 .233 .262 .335 .394 .261 .277 114 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.8
2007 wai Wnt 9 5 23.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 wai Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TRI A- 3 3 10.7 4.21 112 .237 .263 .356 .370 .262 .353 103 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2010 TRI A- 5 5 21.7 6.46 41 .287 .253 .334 .354 .260 .311 94 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2010 MOD A+ 9 8 27.7 5.89 78 .304 .272 .343 .426 .266 .324 103 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2011 TUL AA 25 20 117.7 6.35 78 .279 .266 .332 .419 .257 .289 107 3.5 0.4 3.7 0.5
2012 TUL AA 60 0 62.0 4.23 102 .255 .257 .323 .392 .265 .306 95 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
2013 CSP AAA 4 0 3.3 7.73 70 .280 .290 .370 .457 .281 .364 120 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -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
2005 TRI A- 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 20% .600 27.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 4.00 27.00 0.0 0.0
2006 TRI A- 3 4 0 13 13 69.2 49 21 74 2 57% .275 6.4 2.7 0.3 9.6 1.01 2.73 10.5 1.1
2007 wai Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 2 0 0% .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2007 ASH A 3 2 0 13 9 49.7 42 25 45 3 58% .277 7.6 4.5 0.5 8.1 1.35 3.26 8.2 0.8
2008 TRI A- 0 1 0 3 3 10.7 12 5 8 0 59% .353 10.1 4.2 0.0 6.7 1.59 3.36 2.0 0.2
2010 TRI A- 1 2 0 5 5 21.7 25 9 15 2 68% .311 10.4 3.7 0.8 6.2 1.57 6.22 -3.0 -0.3
2010 MOD A+ 3 3 0 9 8 27.7 29 18 23 2 50% .324 9.4 5.8 0.6 7.5 1.70 5.85 2.0 0.2
2011 TUL AA 5 9 0 25 20 117.7 122 54 87 19 53% .289 9.3 4.1 1.5 6.7 1.50 5.51 3.7 0.5
2012 TUL AA 1 2 17 60 0 62.0 56 24 63 3 66% .306 8.1 3.5 0.4 9.1 1.29 2.76 4.5 0.5
2013 CSP AAA 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 4 5 2 0 55% .364 10.8 13.5 0.0 5.4 2.70 13.50 -0.4 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-16 2013-08-01 Minors 107 0 Left Groin Inflammation - -
2011-08-15 2011-08-23 Minors 8 7 - Ankle Sprain - -
2009-04-11 2009-09-12 Minors 154 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -
2008-07-02 2008-09-05 Minors 65 0 Right Elbow Surgery - -
2007-06-04 2007-08-06 Minors 63 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2007-04-29 2007-05-21 Minors 22 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/2/12. Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. DFA by Colorado 8/1/13. Released 8/9/13.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2005 (5-147) (Auburn). $0.18M signing bonus.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 3 2.5 0.6 23 7 51.9 46 22 34 5 .276 1.32 4.39 4.77 3.8 0.4
80o 2.5 2.3 0.5 20 6 45.6 44 21 30 5 .292 1.42 4.86 5.28 0.8 0.1
70o 2.2 2.2 0.5 18 6 41.1 42 20 27 5 .303 1.50 5.20 5.66 -0.9 -0.1
60o 1.9 2 0.4 16 5 37.4 40 19 25 5 .313 1.57 5.51 5.99 -2.1 -0.2
50o 1.7 1.9 0.4 15 5 34.1 38 18 22 4 .323 1.64 5.80 6.3 -3.0 -0.3
40o 1.5 1.8 0.3 13 4 30.8 36 17 20 4 .332 1.71 6.09 6.62 -3.6 -0.4
30o 1.3 1.7 0.3 12 4 27.4 33 16 18 4 .342 1.78 6.42 6.98 -4.2 -0.4
20o 1 1.5 0.2 10 3 23.5 30 14 16 3 .354 1.88 6.81 7.4 -4.5 -0.5
10o 0.8 1.2 0.2 8 3 18.4 25 12 12 3 .371 2.01 7.36 8 -4.5 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.71.90.315533.33717224.3201.625.756.25-2.7-0.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
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Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201530551521211912862811453.3201.595.536.019.74.76.11.1-1.0
201631451441110211053681253.3211.605.526.009.74.76.01.1-0.8
20173244142109610650641153.3271.625.656.149.94.76.01.0-0.9
20183344140109210147621153.3241.615.566.059.94.66.11.1-0.8
20193444141109410047641153.3201.575.425.899.64.56.11.1-0.7
20203533133876833850953.3221.595.465.949.84.55.91.1-0.6
20213633131872793548953.3221.585.415.889.84.46.01.1-0.5
20223733130769753446853.3221.585.395.869.84.46.01.0-0.5
20233833130768743346853.3221.575.375.849.84.46.11.1-0.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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51 83 Matt Zaleski 2011 0.00 DNP
52 83 Henry Bonilla 2008 0.00 DNP
53 83 Mike Smith 2007 0.00 DNP
54 83 Tom Cochran 2012 0.00 DNP
55 83 Jack Egbert 2012 0.00
56 83 Zach Jackson 2012 0.00 DNP
57 83 Corey Hamman 2009 0.00 DNP
58 82 Matt Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
59 82 Andrew Kown 2012 0.00 DNP
60 82 Tom Shearn 2007 4.96
61 82 Robert Ray 2013 0.00 DNP
62 82 Chris Baker 2007 0.00 DNP
63 82 Matt Smith 2008 0.00 DNP
64 82 Josh Muecke 2011 0.00 DNP
65 81 Justin Pope 2009 0.00 DNP
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100 79 Matt Yourkin 2011 0.00 DNP

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: More Unknown Facts About More Unknown PlayersJason Wojciechowski2013-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTen Prospects on the Bubble, Part Two: National LeagueBradley Ankrom2012-03-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Josh Sullivan threw 27 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2013, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph).