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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
51.7 4.65 1.35 34 2 1 1 -0.3
Birth Date10-22-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age29 years, 0 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.32014
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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

'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
2006 EVE A- 17 0 30.0 5.43 93 .302 .248 .326 .367 .268 .302 98 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2007 WIS A 49 3 91.3 4.98 75 .295 .249 .319 .363 .256 .330 91 -4.2 -0.4 -4.2 -0.4
2008 WIS A 30 0 39.0 3.38 114 .267 .256 .327 .381 .267 .306 93 6.3 0.7 6.3 0.7
2008 HDS A+ 12 5 39.7 5.11 107 .284 .277 .342 .420 .274 .353 114 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2008 TAC AAA 2 0 4.3 2.82 158 .192 .286 .355 .468 .255 .286 127 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2009 MID AA 5 5 20.0 5.92 93 .307 .275 .347 .391 .254 .403 123 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2009 WTN AA 20 14 78.0 4.30 97 .250 .257 .335 .377 .267 .290 95 8.4 0.9 8.4 0.9
2010 MID AA 28 0 40.0 3.81 113 .239 .258 .335 .380 .264 .296 99 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2010 SAC AAA 5 0 9.0 9.24 -3 .348 .270 .340 .421 .261 .222 87 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2011 MID AA 14 0 20.3 4.31 126 .165 .271 .335 .426 .259 .132 117 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2011 SAC AAA 26 0 42.7 5.79 93 .279 .291 .358 .454 .265 .271 95 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2012 STO A+ 8 0 9.7 3.40 134 .290 .265 .336 .412 .274 .367 94 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2012 SAC AAA 36 1 57.7 6.49 73 .332 .285 .346 .446 .270 .352 98 -5.1 -0.5 -5.1 -0.5
2013 ERI AA 38 0 41.0 4.31 105 .233 .257 .327 .386 .266 .252 99 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2013 TOL AAA 12 0 14.0 6.25 47 .335 .255 .324 .379 .250 .326 94 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2014 ABQ AAA 12 0 17.7 6.55 88 .283 .282 .345 .443 .267 .356 113 0.6 0.1 0.6 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
2006 EVE A- 2 2 1 17 0 30.0 32 13 33 5 33% .302 9.6 3.9 1.5 9.9 1.50 5.10 3.8 0.4
2007 WIS A 5 5 2 49 3 91.3 119 8 58 12 50% .330 11.7 0.8 1.2 5.7 1.39 4.73 -4.2 -0.4
2008 WIS A 3 3 4 30 0 39.0 36 13 40 3 46% .306 8.3 3.0 0.7 9.2 1.26 3.69 6.3 0.7
2008 TAC AAA 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 4 0 3 0 36% .286 8.4 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.93 2.09 1.9 0.2
2008 HDS A+ 2 1 0 12 5 39.7 46 13 39 5 37% .353 10.4 2.9 1.1 8.8 1.49 4.31 8.8 0.9
2009 WTN AA 6 6 0 20 14 78.0 73 18 62 4 32% .290 8.4 2.1 0.5 7.2 1.17 3.35 8.4 0.9
2009 MID AA 0 2 0 5 5 20.0 32 10 13 1 38% .403 14.4 4.5 0.5 5.8 2.10 10.35 2.2 0.2
2010 SAC AAA 0 0 0 5 0 9.0 8 6 7 2 24% .222 8.0 6.0 2.0 7.0 1.56 8.00 -3.7 -0.4
2010 MID AA 2 2 6 28 0 40.0 35 20 38 1 35% .296 7.9 4.5 0.2 8.6 1.38 3.38 6.1 0.6
2011 SAC AAA 3 1 0 26 0 42.7 43 11 31 8 28% .271 9.1 2.3 1.7 6.5 1.27 4.85 1.0 0.1
2011 MID AA 1 0 1 14 0 20.3 9 2 17 2 44% .132 4.0 0.9 0.9 7.5 0.54 1.33 3.9 0.4
2012 STO A+ 1 1 0 8 0 9.7 12 3 11 1 32% .367 11.2 2.8 0.9 10.2 1.55 3.72 2.8 0.3
2012 SAC AAA 3 1 0 36 1 57.7 86 18 26 12 41% .352 13.4 2.8 1.9 4.1 1.80 6.87 -5.1 -0.5
2013 ERI AA 5 2 19 38 0 41.0 33 12 31 4 49% .252 7.2 2.6 0.9 6.8 1.10 2.63 4.0 0.4
2013 TOL AAA 0 1 0 12 0 14.0 17 8 13 3 24% .326 10.9 5.1 1.9 8.4 1.79 10.29 -2.2 -0.2
2014 ABQ AAA 1 1 0 12 0 17.7 24 4 12 3 40% .356 12.2 2.0 1.5 6.1 1.58 7.13 0.6 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-08 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed - -
2010-08-03 2010-09-10 Minors 38 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-08-01 2010-09-19 Minors 49 0 Right Elbow Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 yr (10)

Details
  • optioned Double-A 3/18/10 re-signed 3/8/10, 1 year (10)
  • contract purchased 11/20/09 acquired in trade from SEA 7/11/09 (JHannahan) $65K signing bonus Sacramento City College 06 9-261

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 2.6 1.1 2.3 50 0 70.0 59 18 46 8 .262 1.11 3.52 3.83 5.1 0.5
80o 2.3 0.9 2 45 0 63.5 58 18 42 8 .276 1.19 3.90 4.24 1.5 0.2
70o 2.1 0.8 1.8 42 0 59.0 56 17 39 8 .286 1.25 4.18 4.55 -0.8 -0.1
60o 1.9 0.7 1.6 39 0 55.1 55 17 36 7 .294 1.30 4.43 4.81 -2.5 -0.3
50o 1.8 0.6 1.5 37 0 51.7 53 16 34 7 .302 1.35 4.66 5.06 -3.9 -0.4
40o 1.6 0.6 1.4 34 0 48.2 52 16 32 7 .310 1.40 4.89 5.32 -5.1 -0.5
30o 1.5 0.5 1.2 32 0 44.7 50 15 29 7 .319 1.46 5.14 5.59 -6.1 -0.6
20o 1.3 0.4 1.1 29 0 40.6 47 15 27 6 .329 1.53 5.44 5.92 -7.1 -0.7
10o 1.1 0.3 0.9 25 0 35.1 44 13 23 6 .344 1.62 5.87 6.38 -8.0 -0.8
Weighted Mean1.80.61.536050.95216347.3001.344.635.03-3.6-0.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
5% 9% 1% 9% 11%

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
20152921134048491531738.3041.344.655.059.32.85.91.3-0.1
20163021134047481530638.3031.354.594.999.32.95.81.2-0.0
20173121133046471429638.3021.344.534.929.32.85.71.20.0
20183221132044451328638.3011.324.464.859.22.75.71.20.1
20193311130042431226538.3011.324.454.849.32.65.61.10.1
20203411129040411224538.3011.344.494.889.32.75.41.10.0
20213510127037381123538.3011.324.484.869.22.75.61.20.0
20223610125035361022538.3011.314.464.859.32.65.71.30.0
20233710124034351021438.3021.344.454.849.42.75.61.10.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1out of baseball0.3out of baseball0.2out of baseball1.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 84)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 92 Federico Baez 2010 0.00 DNP
2 89 Andy Graham 2012 0.00 DNP
3 89 Dustin Molleken 2013 0.00 DNP
4 89 Ricky Brooks 2013 0.00 DNP
5 89 Reid Santos 2011 0.00 DNP
6 88 Jeremy Papelbon 2011 0.00 DNP
7 88 Andrew Dobies 2011 0.00 DNP
8 88 Edgar Ramirez 2012 0.00 DNP
9 88 Adam Carr 2012 0.00 DNP
10 88 Alex Serrano 2009 0.00 DNP
11 87 Hayden Beard 2013 0.00 DNP
12 87 Paul Phillips 2012 0.00 DNP
13 87 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2013 0.00 DNP
14 87 Kyler Newby 2013 0.00 DNP
15 87 Brian Sanches 2007 6.75
16 86 Bryan Henry 2013 0.00 DNP
17 86 German Melendez 2009 0.00 DNP
18 86 Edgar Martinez 2010 0.00 DNP
19 86 David Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
20 86 Jared Wells 2010 0.00 DNP
21 86 Oneli Perez 2011 0.00 DNP
22 86 Steven Register 2011 0.00 DNP
23 85 Josh Perrault 2010 0.00 DNP
24 85 Matt Yourkin 2010 0.00 DNP
25 85 Chris Kissock 2013 0.00 DNP
26 85 Dirk Hayhurst 2009 2.78
27 85 John Hudgins 2010 0.00 DNP
28 85 Troy Cate 2009 0.00 DNP
29 85 B.J. LaMura 2009 0.00 DNP
30 85 Fernando Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
31 85 Frank Mata 2012 0.00 DNP
32 85 Adalberto Mendez 2010 5.11
33 85 Darren Clarke 2009 0.00 DNP
34 85 Eammon Portice 2013 0.00 DNP
35 85 Chris Smith 2009 4.11
36 85 Jarrett Grube 2010 0.00 DNP
37 85 Matt Hensley 2007 0.00 DNP
38 84 Jeff Sues 2011 0.00 DNP
39 84 Kris Harvey 2012 0.00 DNP
40 84 Greg Burke 2011 0.00 DNP
41 84 Michael Marbry 2013 0.00 DNP
42 84 Esmailin Caridad 2012 0.00 DNP
43 84 Jason Waddell 2009 5.40
44 84 Travis Blackley 2011 0.00 DNP
45 83 Marcos Mateo 2012 0.00 DNP
46 83 Pedro Viola 2011 9.82
47 83 Frank Brooks 2007 0.00 DNP
48 83 Zack Segovia 2011 0.00 DNP
49 83 Carlos Martinez 2010 0.00 DNP
50 83 Hassan Pena 2013 0.00 DNP
51 83 Wilkin De La Rosa 2013 0.00 DNP
52 83 Joe Esposito 2013 0.00 DNP
53 83 Judd Songster 2008 0.00 DNP
54 83 Ryan Cullen 2008 0.00 DNP
55 83 Nick McCurdy 2008 0.00 DNP
56 83 Juan Perez 2007 5.11
57 83 Anderson Garcia 2009 0.00 DNP
58 83 Scot Drucker 2010 0.00 DNP
59 83 Francisco Felix 2012 0.00 DNP
60 83 Chris Malone 2011 0.00 DNP
61 83 Tracy Thorpe 2009 0.00 DNP
62 82 Bobby Korecky 2008 4.58
63 82 Matt Peterson 2010 0.00 DNP
64 82 Justin Hedrick 2010 0.00 DNP
65 82 Edwin Moreno 2009 5.24
66 82 Chris Mobley 2012 0.00 DNP
67 82 Greg Atencio 2010 0.00 DNP
68 82 Erik Arnesen 2012 0.00 DNP
69 82 Matt Fox 2011 0.00 DNP
70 82 Matt Buschmann 2012 0.00 DNP
71 82 Fernando Rodriguez 2012 5.76
72 82 Matt Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
73 81 Jim Henderson 2011 0.00 DNP
74 81 Matthew Scherer 2011 0.00 DNP
75 81 James Garcia 2008 0.00 DNP
76 81 Casey Fien 2012 2.31
77 81 Robert Hinton 2013 0.00 DNP
78 81 Ryan O'Malley 2008 0.00 DNP
79 81 Justin Thomas 2012 8.22
80 81 Jeff Ridgway 2009 0.00 DNP
81 81 Mike Burns 2007 0.00 DNP
82 81 Andrew Russell 2012 0.00 DNP
83 81 John Ennis 2008 0.00 DNP
84 81 Andrew Carpenter 2013 0.00 DNP
85 81 Steve Bray 2009 0.00 DNP
86 81 Justin Pope 2008 0.00 DNP
87 81 Steven Shell 2011 0.00 DNP
88 81 Everett Teaford 2012 4.99
89 81 Shane Komine 2009 0.00 DNP
90 81 David Austen 2009 0.00 DNP
91 81 Yohan Pino 2012 0.00 DNP
92 81 Jason Ray 2013 0.00 DNP
93 81 Clayton Hamilton 2010 0.00 DNP
94 81 Jonah Bayliss 2009 0.00 DNP
95 81 Ryohei Tanaka 2011 0.00 DNP
96 81 Victor Moreno 2007 0.00 DNP
97 81 Brian Anderson 2011 0.00 DNP
98 81 Casey Daigle 2009 0.00 DNP
99 81 Steven Hammond 2010 0.00 DNP
100 81 Davis Romero 2011 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 The arm acquired from Seattle for Jack Hannahan, Justin Souza is a low-level prospect with some middle-relief possibilities.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Justin Souza threw 12 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Slider (81mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph).