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Fernando Abad PTwins

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-17-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age30 years, 7 months, 9 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.52012
-0.22013
0.62014
0.22015
0.32016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
2010 HOU MLB 22 0 19.0 14 5 12 3 .264 92 6.6 2.4 1.4 5.7 32% .196 .242 1.00 4.69 2.84 119 5.52 -0.1
2011 HOU MLB 29 0 19.7 28 9 15 5 .266 101 12.8 4.1 2.3 6.9 39% .333 .355 1.88 6.30 7.32 118 5.96 -0.3
2012 HOU MLB 37 6 46.0 57 19 38 6 .257 96 11.2 3.7 1.2 7.4 43% .359 .315 1.65 4.61 5.09 112 5.84 -0.5
2013 WAS MLB 39 0 37.7 42 10 32 3 .256 104 10.0 2.4 0.7 7.6 41% .325 .248 1.38 3.23 3.35 108 5.02 -0.2
2014 OAK MLB 69 0 57.3 34 15 51 4 .258 95 5.3 2.4 0.6 8.0 42% .211 .199 0.85 3.28 1.57 96 3.61 0.6
2015 OAK MLB 62 0 47.7 45 19 45 11 .258 97 8.5 3.6 2.1 8.5 41% .264 .293 1.34 5.48 4.15 105 4.33 0.2
2016 MIN MLB 36 0 31.0 24 14 28 2 .263 7.0 4.1 0.6 8.1 45% .268 .220 1.23 3.51 2.61 100 4.35 0.2
CareerMLB2946258.32449122134.259868.53.21.27.741%.284.2661.304.283.591074.75-0.0

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
2006 DST Rk 14 10 57.1 45 7 56 1 .000 7.1 1.1 0.2 8.8 0% .282 .000 0.91 2.03 1.10
2007 TCV A- 2 0 3.0 2 2 5 0 .267 103 6.0 6.0 0.0 15.0 50% .333 .220 1.33 2.11 6.00
2007 GRV Rk 17 4 50.0 47 12 54 6 .261 104 8.5 2.2 1.1 9.7 49% .301 .254 1.18 4.00 4.14
2008 LEX A 45 0 76.3 78 13 94 9 .260 106 9.2 1.5 1.1 11.1 38% .337 .249 1.19 3.30 3.30
2009 LNC A+ 41 0 82.7 78 8 79 8 .271 116 8.5 0.9 0.9 8.6 37% .304 .229 1.04 3.59 4.14
2009 CCH AA 3 3 14.0 12 3 13 1 .243 109 7.7 1.9 0.6 8.4 54% .275 .227 1.07 2.97 3.21
2009 azu Wnt 7 7 35.7 26 10 24 1 .000 6.6 2.5 0.3 6.1 0% .240 .000 1.01 3.37 2.77
2010 HOU MLB 22 0 19.0 14 5 12 3 .264 92 6.6 2.4 1.4 5.7 32% .196 .242 1.00 4.69 2.84
2010 CCH AA 14 4 39.7 48 6 33 3 .261 96 10.9 1.4 0.7 7.5 43% .360 .281 1.36 2.95 2.49
2010 ROU AAA 5 0 6.3 5 2 9 1 .283 94 7.1 2.9 1.4 12.9 33% .286 .197 1.11 3.74 1.43
2010 azu Wnt 6 4 21.0 22 9 24 0 .000 9.4 3.9 0.0 10.3 0% .367 .000 1.48 2.09 2.14
2011 HOU MLB 29 0 19.7 28 9 15 5 .266 101 12.8 4.1 2.3 6.9 39% .333 .355 1.88 6.30 7.32
2011 OKL AAA 29 0 30.0 32 6 31 4 .265 98 9.6 1.8 1.2 9.3 33% .326 .260 1.27 4.05 4.80
2011 AST Rk 2 0 2.0 1 0 2 0 .249 91 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 60% .200 .108 0.50 1.42 0.00
2011 TDE Wnt 4 4 16.0 12 1 16 0 .000 6.8 0.6 0.0 9.0 0% .279 .000 0.81 1.22 2.25
2012 HOU MLB 37 6 46.0 57 19 38 6 .257 96 11.2 3.7 1.2 7.4 43% .359 .315 1.65 4.61 5.09
2012 OKL AAA 13 3 27.7 33 7 28 3 .264 94 10.7 2.3 1.0 9.1 34% .366 .286 1.45 3.92 3.90
2012 TOR Wnt 5 2 8.3 17 3 8 1 .000 18.4 3.2 1.1 8.6 0% .485 .000 2.40 3.82 8.64
2013 WAS MLB 39 0 37.7 42 10 32 3 .256 104 10.0 2.4 0.7 7.6 41% .325 .248 1.38 3.23 3.35
2013 SYR AAA 17 0 17.0 17 2 12 0 .257 99 9.0 1.1 0.0 6.4 53% .309 .225 1.12 2.15 1.06
2014 OAK MLB 69 0 57.3 34 15 51 4 .258 95 5.3 2.4 0.6 8.0 42% .211 .199 0.85 3.28 1.57
2015 OAK MLB 62 0 47.7 45 19 45 11 .258 97 8.5 3.6 2.1 8.5 41% .264 .293 1.34 5.48 4.15
2016 MIN MLB 36 0 31.0 24 14 28 2 .263 7.0 4.1 0.6 8.1 45% .268 .220 1.23 3.51 2.61

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
2010 302 0.5530 0.4470 0.8593 0.5928 0.2667 0.8485 0.8889 0.1407
2011 436 0.5069 0.4197 0.8415 0.6425 0.1907 0.8662 0.7561 0.1585
2012 812 0.5308 0.4495 0.7945 0.5963 0.2835 0.8366 0.6944 0.2055
2013 654 0.5168 0.4924 0.7826 0.6538 0.3196 0.8462 0.6436 0.2174
2014 801 0.5668 0.4669 0.7701 0.6035 0.2882 0.8029 0.6800 0.2299
2015 806 0.5236 0.4888 0.7614 0.6706 0.2891 0.7880 0.6937 0.2386
2016 488 0.5369 0.3873 0.7884 0.5305 0.2212 0.8201 0.7000 0.2116
Career42990.53390.45640.79060.61730.27330.82460.70440.2094

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
2012-09-25 2012-10-03 DTD 8 7 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-05-26 2012-06-15 15-DL 20 18 Right Trunk Strain Intercostal - -
2011-07-03 2011-07-30 15-DL 27 22 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2011-03-01 2011-03-04 Camp 3 0 - General Medical Illness Fever -
2010-04-29 2010-06-23 Minors 55 0 Shoulder Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIN $1,250,000
2015 OAK $1,087,500
2014 OAK $525,900
2013 WAS $
2012 HOU $485,000
2011 HOU $418,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,516,400
2011Current$1,250,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$3,766,400
5 yrTotal$3,766,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 73 dMagnus Sports1 year/$1.25M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.25M in majors. Contract selected by Minnesota 4/2/16.
  • 1 year/$1.0875M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.225M-$0.85M). DFA by Oakland 11/20/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5259M (2014). Signed by Oakland 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Washington 5/21/13. Acquired by Oakland in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by Washington 11/20/13.
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/18/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/1/12 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011). Re-signed by Houston 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased 11/5/09. Re-signed 2/24/10.
  • Signed 2002 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .257 .308 .451 .272
11 vs R (Multi) .217 .303 .373 .257
18 Split (Multi) .040 .005 .078 .015
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .277 .315 .545 .299
31 vs R (2015) .218 .330 .423 .287
38 Split (2015) .059 -.015 .121 .011
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Fernando Abad has thrown 4,374 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (76mph), also mixing in a Change (74mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph) and Cutter (90mph).