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Portrait of Zach Clark

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
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Birth Date7-11-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age33 years, 1 months, 17 days
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2012
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2014
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 BAL MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 .259 90 16.2 10.8 0.0 5.4 43% .429 .440 3.00 5.48 16.20 113 5.81 -0.0
CareerMLB101.70003210.2599016.210.80.05.443%.429.4403.005.4816.201135.81-0.0

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 ABE A- 3 2 11.0 1 1 0 20 3 5 0 .257 109 16.4 2.5 0.0 4.1 63% .435 .340 2.09 3.22 7.36
2006 BLU Rk 13 13 64.1 5 4 0 56 19 58 1 .279 89 7.9 2.7 0.1 8.1 63% .340 .235 1.17 2.87 2.11
2007 DEL A 10 9 58.0 2 3 0 57 9 37 2 .263 100 8.8 1.4 0.3 5.7 67% .293 .245 1.14 3.14 3.10
2007 ABE A- 5 4 26.3 3 1 0 19 7 20 1 .255 93 6.5 2.4 0.3 6.8 68% .231 .220 0.99 3.45 1.03
2007 FRD A+ 3 1 7.3 0 1 0 14 3 1 2 .257 100 17.3 3.7 2.5 1.2 69% .400 .411 2.33 8.20 11.10
2008 DEL A 6 1 15.3 1 2 1 15 4 8 2 .269 89 8.8 2.4 1.2 4.7 64% .241 .310 1.24 5.00 4.12
2008 FRD A+ 12 4 27.7 2 2 1 23 5 11 4 .270 111 7.5 1.6 1.3 3.6 67% .211 .220 1.01 5.08 3.25
2008 BOW AA 10 10 60.0 4 2 0 57 13 25 6 .253 105 8.6 1.9 0.9 3.8 66% .255 .230 1.17 4.34 3.60
2008 NOR AAA 4 4 18.3 1 2 0 23 6 11 1 .263 85 11.3 3.0 0.5 5.4 60% .355 .279 1.58 4.14 5.41
2009 FRD A+ 4 0 8.0 0 0 0 4 2 7 1 .246 103 4.5 2.2 1.1 7.9 67% .150 .221 0.75 3.99 1.12
2009 BOW AA 13 0 26.7 2 1 0 34 8 16 1 .263 93 11.5 2.7 0.3 5.4 58% .359 .277 1.57 3.44 5.06
2009 NOR AAA 2 0 4.7 0 0 0 5 3 3 0 .254 111 9.6 5.7 0.0 5.7 67% .333 .227 1.70 3.79 3.83
2009 ORI Rk 4 4 9.0 0 0 0 5 0 9 0 .254 92 5.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 77% .227 .114 0.56 1.66 0.00
2010 DEL A 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .280 84 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 67% .167 .102 0.50 2.53 0.00
2010 FRD A+ 9 9 48.0 2 3 0 58 12 38 4 .258 104 10.9 2.2 0.8 7.1 60% .364 .281 1.46 3.91 5.25
2010 BOW AA 14 2 37.0 1 1 1 38 6 19 2 .260 107 9.2 1.5 0.5 4.6 44% .295 .243 1.19 3.68 3.41
2010 NOR AAA 6 4 28.3 0 5 0 32 10 16 3 .263 98 10.2 3.2 1.0 5.1 52% .305 .277 1.48 4.70 4.13
2011 BOW AA 24 23 138.7 10 9 0 161 42 81 11 .270 82 10.4 2.7 0.7 5.3 58% .335 .288 1.46 4.27 5.00
2012 BOW AA 20 19 121.3 10 5 0 112 38 66 8 .258 100 8.3 2.8 0.6 4.9 60% .272 .243 1.24 4.08 3.19
2012 NOR AAA 8 7 46.3 5 2 0 38 16 32 1 .260 96 7.4 3.1 0.2 6.2 57% .272 .215 1.17 3.35 1.75
2013 BAL MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 .259 90 16.2 10.8 0.0 5.4 43% .429 .440 3.00 5.48 16.20
2013 FRD A+ 10 10 44.3 1 7 0 51 42 20 3 .252 108 10.4 8.5 0.6 4.1 50% .312 .321 2.10 6.91 9.74
2013 BOW AA 6 5 24.0 1 4 0 32 20 17 2 .266 99 12.0 7.5 0.8 6.4 57% .375 .343 2.17 5.74 8.62
2013 NOR AAA 5 5 25.7 1 2 0 30 7 20 1 .255 101 10.5 2.5 0.4 7.0 62% .341 .270 1.44 3.09 4.56
2013 ORI Rk 4 4 17.3 0 2 0 21 6 8 1 .250 93 10.9 3.1 0.5 4.2 42% .317 .329 1.56 4.84 6.75

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
2013 36 0.5278 0.2778 0.9000 0.4737 0.0588 0.8889 1.0000 0.1000
Career360.52780.27780.90.47370.05880.888910.1

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
2011-07-12 2011-07-30 Minors 18 17 - Not Disclosed - -
2009-03-20 2009-07-08 Minors 110 0 Shoulder Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 7 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/9/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Baltimore 10/31/12. Re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13. DFA by Baltimore 5/4/13. Sent outright to Double-A 5/6/13.
  • Signed by Baltimore as an amateur free agent 5/06 (Maryland-Baltimore County).

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BP Articles

Zach Clark is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Halladay Sees a DocR.J. Anderson2013-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-01
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Zach Clark threw 36 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph) and Splitter (79mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (71mph).