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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 30)
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Birth Date10-21-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 10 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22010
2011
0.42012
0.82013
1.42014
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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
2009 DET 25 9 0 11.3 0.0 11.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 53 13 11 10 2 25 6 6 0 9 7.94 5.44 6.49 -0.6 -0.1
2010 DET 26 2 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 3 3 2 11 0 0 0 0 10.12 12.80 15.07 -1.7 -0.2
2012 MIN 28 35 0 35.0 0.0 35.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 141 25 9 8 3 42 9 5 1 32 2.06 3.19 3.76 4.1 0.4
2013 MIN 29 73 0 62.0 0.0 62.0 5 2 0 2 0 0 244 51 28 27 9 83 12 9 0 73 3.92 3.19 3.65 7.8 0.8
2014 MIN 30 59 0 53.3 0.0 53.3 5 5 1 3 0 0 211 46 17 16 5 71 9 9 0 44 2.70 3.24 3.01 10.8 1.2
Career1780164.30.0164.31291500661139686421232362911583.513.523.8220.42.2

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 ONE A- 20 0 42.1 3.57 116 .232 .249 .330 .339 .269 .298 89 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2007 WMI A 39 0 61.0 2.86 132 .219 .254 .324 .375 .257 .314 98 17.8 1.8 17.8 1.8
2008 ERI AA 40 0 45.7 3.86 126 .217 .271 .344 .415 .263 .266 113 10.7 1.1 10.7 1.1
2008 TOL AAA 12 0 15.0 4.43 88 .224 .269 .333 .399 .262 .333 82 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2008 MSS Wnt 12 0 14.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .282 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 DET MLB 9 0 11.3 6.49 71 .321 .261 .323 .411 .251 .306 104 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2009 TOL AAA 42 0 58.0 3.42 131 .218 .263 .330 .401 .249 .315 116 14.6 1.4 14.6 1.4
2009 PON Wnt 5 0 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 15.07 -104 .398 .285 .346 .458 .268 .200 111 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2010 TOL AAA 44 0 62.3 5.24 84 .229 .266 .336 .420 .259 .256 100 -0.5 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
2011 OKL AAA 21 0 24.3 6.40 84 .305 .279 .349 .447 .268 .309 97 -0.4 -0.0 -0.6 -0.1
2011 AST Rk 2 0 2.0 1.14 174 .165 .262 .339 .361 .259 .250 91 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2011 GSV Wnt 27 0 30.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 35 0 35.0 3.76 119 .213 .256 .322 .413 .263 .229 105 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2012 ROC AAA 33 0 46.0 4.64 88 .231 .257 .328 .384 .252 .268 94 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2013 MIN MLB 73 0 62.0 3.65 115 .229 .260 .318 .402 .265 .280 100 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2014 MIN MLB 59 0 53.3 3.01 134 .228 .261 .322 .409 .265 .268 109 10.8 1.2 10.8 1.2

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 ONE A- 1 1 1 20 0 42.1 39 8 37 1 51% .298 8.3 1.7 0.2 7.9 1.12 2.78 7.0 0.7
2007 WMI A 6 1 6 39 0 61.0 55 10 77 4 43% .314 8.1 1.5 0.6 11.4 1.07 3.10 17.8 1.8
2008 ERI AA 3 3 12 40 0 45.7 38 12 42 5 31% .266 7.5 2.4 1.0 8.3 1.09 2.95 10.7 1.1
2008 TOL AAA 2 0 1 12 0 15.0 14 4 17 2 31% .333 8.4 2.4 1.2 10.2 1.20 2.40 0.8 0.1
2008 MSS Wnt 2 0 2 12 0 14.7 13 0 15 2 0% .282 8.0 0.0 1.2 9.2 0.88 1.84 0.0 0.0
2009 TOL AAA 2 1 14 42 0 58.0 51 15 66 5 36% .315 7.9 2.3 0.8 10.2 1.14 3.41 14.6 1.4
2009 DET MLB 0 1 0 9 0 11.3 13 6 9 2 32% .306 10.3 4.8 1.6 7.1 1.68 7.94 -0.6 -0.1
2009 PON Wnt 0 1 0 5 0 5.7 5 0 5 1 0% .267 7.9 0.0 1.6 7.9 0.88 1.58 0.0 0.0
2010 DET MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 4 0 0 2 42% .200 13.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 1.50 10.12 -1.7 -0.2
2010 TOL AAA 3 3 8 44 0 62.3 54 13 44 8 41% .256 7.8 1.9 1.2 6.4 1.08 2.60 -0.4 -0.1
2011 GSV Wnt 4 2 1 27 0 30.7 31 8 31 5 0% .302 9.1 2.3 1.5 9.1 1.27 4.40 0.0 0.0
2011 AST Rk 1 0 0 2 0 2.0 1 0 3 0 50% .250 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.50 0.00 0.9 0.1
2011 OKL AAA 2 2 3 21 0 24.3 28 8 24 7 29% .309 10.4 3.0 2.6 8.9 1.48 4.81 -0.6 -0.1
2012 MIN MLB 2 1 0 35 0 35.0 25 9 32 3 26% .229 6.4 2.3 0.8 8.2 0.97 2.06 4.1 0.4
2012 ROC AAA 2 5 9 33 0 46.0 39 14 42 5 32% .268 7.6 2.7 1.0 8.2 1.15 4.30 1.0 0.1
2013 MIN MLB 5 2 0 73 0 62.0 51 12 73 9 40% .280 7.4 1.7 1.3 10.6 1.02 3.92 7.8 0.8
2014 MIN MLB 5 5 1 59 0 53.3 46 9 44 5 35% .268 7.8 1.5 0.8 7.4 1.03 2.70 10.8 1.2

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 196 0.5153 0.4359 0.8471 0.5941 0.2632 0.9000 0.7200 0.1529
2010 45 0.4889 0.5778 0.9231 0.8182 0.3478 0.8889 1.0000 0.0769
2012 578 0.5554 0.5000 0.8062 0.6542 0.3074 0.8381 0.7215 0.1938
2013 953 0.5320 0.5142 0.7143 0.6805 0.3251 0.7913 0.5310 0.2857
2014 801 0.5805 0.5206 0.7986 0.6624 0.3244 0.8409 0.6789 0.2014
Career25730.55030.50820.7750.66480.31660.82720.64240.225

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
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
2014 MIN $530,000
2013 MIN $500,000
2012 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
2011Current$530,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,030,000
2 yrTotal$1,030,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 143 d1 year/$0.53M (2014)

Details
  • 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) .226 .278 .416 .241
11 vs R (Multi) .215 .248 .326 .212
18 Split (Multi) .011 .030 .090 .028
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .242 .289 .462 .255
31 vs R (2013) .213 .243 .301 .201
38 Split (2013) .029 .046 .160 .054
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Casey Fien is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 14, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Useful Non-Closer RelieversJ.P. Breen2014-07-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cueto Fries the FriarsChris Mosch2014-05-16
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The 45-Strikeouts, One-Walk PitcherSam Miller2013-09-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Mo Moves DownMike Gianella2013-08-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Meet Andrew AlbersDaniel Rathman2013-08-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Deadline FalloutMike Gianella2013-08-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: On the GrilliMike Gianella2013-07-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Trade Winds BlowingMike Gianella2013-07-18
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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 2,505 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Cutter (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph). He also rarely throws a Change (89mph) and Sinker (93mph).