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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 32)
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Birth Date10-21-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age32 years, 8 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.92012
1.62013
1.12014
0.62015
0.22016
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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
2009 DET MLB 9 0 11.3 13 6 9 2 .251 104 10.3 4.8 1.6 7.1 32% .306 .321 1.68 5.44 7.94 106 4.83 0.0
2010 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 4 0 0 2 .268 111 13.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 42% .200 .398 1.50 12.80 10.12 110 5.11 -0.0
2012 MIN MLB 35 0 35.0 25 9 32 3 .263 105 6.4 2.3 0.8 8.2 26% .229 .213 0.97 3.19 2.06 84 2.69 0.9
2013 MIN MLB 73 0 62.0 51 12 73 9 .265 100 7.4 1.7 1.3 10.6 40% .280 .229 1.02 3.19 3.92 74 2.52 1.6
2014 MIN MLB 73 0 63.3 64 10 51 7 .266 108 9.1 1.4 1.0 7.2 35% .297 .253 1.17 3.46 3.98 90 3.11 1.1
2015 MIN MLB 62 0 63.3 61 8 41 6 .266 106 8.7 1.1 0.9 5.8 38% .272 .232 1.09 3.42 3.55 99 3.89 0.6
2016 LAN 0 12 0 13.3 12 2 12 3 .279 8.1 1.4 2.0 8.1 49% .265 .275 1.05 4.73 2.70 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MIN 0 14 0 13.7 21 3 12 5 .273 13.8 2.0 3.3 7.9 29% .372 .341 1.76 6.76 7.90 0 0.00 0.0
2016 TOT MLB 26 0 27.0 33 5 24 8 .276 11.0 1.7 2.7 8.0 38% .325 .311 1.41 5.76 5.33 108 4.49 0.1
CareerMLB2800264.72515023037.266948.51.71.37.836%.280.2481.143.763.98913.344.3

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 ONE A- 20 0 42.1 39 8 37 1 .269 89 8.3 1.7 0.2 7.9 51% .298 .232 1.12 2.43 2.78
2007 WMI A 39 0 61.0 55 10 77 4 .257 98 8.1 1.5 0.6 11.4 43% .314 .219 1.07 2.28 3.10
2008 ERI AA 40 0 45.7 38 12 42 5 .263 113 7.5 2.4 1.0 8.3 31% .266 .217 1.09 3.59 2.95
2008 TOL AAA 12 0 15.0 14 4 17 2 .262 82 8.4 2.4 1.2 10.2 31% .333 .224 1.20 3.79 2.40
2008 MSS Wnt 12 0 14.7 13 0 15 2 .000 8.0 0.0 1.2 9.2 0% .282 .000 0.88 4.24 1.84
2009 DET MLB 9 0 11.3 13 6 9 2 .251 104 10.3 4.8 1.6 7.1 32% .306 .321 1.68 5.44 7.94
2009 TOL AAA 42 0 58.0 51 15 66 5 .249 116 7.9 2.3 0.8 10.2 36% .315 .218 1.14 2.88 3.41
2009 PON Wnt 5 0 5.7 5 0 5 1 .000 7.9 0.0 1.6 7.9 0% .267 .000 0.88 3.93 1.58
2010 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 4 0 0 2 .268 111 13.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 42% .200 .398 1.50 12.80 10.12
2010 TOL AAA 44 0 62.3 54 13 44 8 .259 100 7.8 1.9 1.2 6.4 41% .256 .229 1.08 4.22 2.60
2011 OKL AAA 21 0 24.3 28 8 24 7 .268 97 10.4 3.0 2.6 8.9 29% .309 .305 1.48 6.54 4.81
2011 AST Rk 2 0 2.0 1 0 3 0 .259 91 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 50% .250 .165 0.50 0.42 0.00
2011 GSV Wnt 27 0 30.7 31 8 31 5 .000 9.1 2.3 1.5 9.1 0% .302 .000 1.27 3.75 4.40
2012 MIN MLB 35 0 35.0 25 9 32 3 .263 105 6.4 2.3 0.8 8.2 26% .229 .213 0.97 3.19 2.06
2012 ROC AAA 33 0 46.0 39 14 42 5 .252 94 7.6 2.7 1.0 8.2 32% .268 .231 1.15 3.66 4.30
2013 MIN MLB 73 0 62.0 51 12 73 9 .265 100 7.4 1.7 1.3 10.6 40% .280 .229 1.02 3.19 3.92
2014 MIN MLB 73 0 63.3 64 10 51 7 .266 108 9.1 1.4 1.0 7.2 35% .297 .253 1.17 3.46 3.98
2015 MIN MLB 62 0 63.3 61 8 41 6 .266 106 8.7 1.1 0.9 5.8 38% .272 .232 1.09 3.42 3.55
2015 ROC AAA 3 1 3.0 0 1 3 0 .268 96 0.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 33% .000 .053 0.33 2.16 0.00
2016 LAN MLB 12 0 13.3 12 2 12 3 .279 8.1 1.4 2.0 8.1 49% .265 .275 1.05 4.73 2.70
2016 MIN MLB 14 0 13.7 21 3 12 5 .273 13.8 2.0 3.3 7.9 29% .372 .341 1.76 6.76 7.90
2016 OKL AAA 6 0 7.7 11 2 9 1 .269 12.9 2.3 1.2 10.6 39% .455 .291 1.70 3.85 5.87

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 195 0.5077 0.4359 0.8471 0.5859 0.2813 0.9483 0.6296 0.1529
2010 45 0.5111 0.5556 0.8800 0.7826 0.3182 0.8333 1.0000 0.1200
2012 578 0.5415 0.4965 0.7805 0.6518 0.3132 0.8088 0.7108 0.2195
2013 953 0.5540 0.5047 0.6840 0.6572 0.3153 0.7493 0.5149 0.3160
2014 986 0.5730 0.5193 0.7676 0.6708 0.3159 0.8047 0.6617 0.2324
2015 977 0.5333 0.5159 0.7996 0.6948 0.3114 0.8481 0.6761 0.2004
2016 428 0.5654 0.5164 0.7285 0.6694 0.3172 0.8086 0.5085 0.2715
Career41620.55040.50820.75870.66780.31290.81020.62470.2413

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
2014-09-05 2014-09-05 DTD 0 0 Right Forearm Contusion Batted Ball -
2014-05-12 2014-05-15 DTD 3 2 Right Forearm Contusion Batted Ball - -
2014-04-03 2014-04-04 DTD 1 1 Left Lower Leg Contusion Shin Batted Ball - -
2011-04-30 2011-06-30 Minors 61 0 Right Elbow Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIN $2,275,000
2015 MIN $1,375,000
2014 MIN $530,000
2013 MIN $500,000
2012 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,405,000
2011Current$2,275,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$4,680,000
4 yrTotal$4,680,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 143 d1 year/$2.275M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.275M (2016). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). Claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Minnesota 5/7/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 5/12/16. Contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/28/16.
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/3/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Minnesota 7/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Houston 8/2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 3/1/10. Claimed by Boston off waivers from Detroit 3/2/10. Claimed by Toronto off waivers from Boston 3/4/10. Released by Toronto 3/17/10. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/19/10. DFA by Detroit 7/25/10. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/08. Re-signed by Detroit 1/26/09.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2006 (20-592) (Cal Poly).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .265 .289 .417 .255
11 vs R (Multi) .236 .262 .362 .224
18 Split (Multi) .029 .028 .055 .031
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .282 .290 .427 .262
31 vs R (2015) .227 .257 .340 .211
38 Split (2015) .055 .033 .087 .051
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Everything's Fien In Los AngelesBryan Grosnick2016-05-11
Transaction Analysis: Everything's Fien In Los AngelesNicolas Stellini2016-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: A Recommendation RetrospectiveWilson Karaman2015-12-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Holds: The General LandscapeGeorge Bissell2015-12-22
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Casey Fien Makes No SenseJeff Long2015-08-27
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Expert FAAB Review: Week OneMike Gianella2015-04-07
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Casey Fien the best reliever who never gets talked about?
(Billy from Ocean)
Yeah, he's pretty good. Another good one who you don't talk about unless you're from the Bay Area: Jean Machi (Noah Woodward)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Casey Fien has thrown 4,184 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Cutter (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (92mph).