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Portrait of Jose Quintana

Jose Quintana PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 536.7 24 24 0 423 3.50 8.2
Birth Date1-24-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
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
2012 CHA 23 25 22 136.3 129.3 7.0 6 6 0 0 10 0 568 142 62 57 14 218 42 38 3 81 3.76 4.18 4.89 10.2 1.1
2013 CHA 24 33 33 200.0 200.0 0.0 9 7 0 0 17 2 832 188 83 78 23 301 56 54 5 164 3.51 3.85 3.93 25.0 2.7
2014 CHA 25 32 32 200.3 200.3 0.0 9 11 0 0 21 2 830 197 87 74 10 274 52 49 2 178 3.32 2.84 3.16 40.2 4.5
Career9087536.7529.77.0242400484223052723220947793150141104233.503.563.8775.48.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 VME Rk 3 0 5.0 10.48 -63 .373 .280 .381 .379 .292 .400 86 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2008 DY2 Rk 15 12 55.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CSC A 5 3 15.3 7.63 7 .263 .258 .330 .369 .262 .227 88 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2010 YAN Rk 15 0 23.3 4.27 103 .195 .238 .294 .339 .245 .259 103 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2011 TAM A+ 30 12 102.0 4.39 111 .216 .262 .323 .382 .253 .289 103 13.1 1.3 13.1 1.3
2012 CHA MLB 25 22 136.3 4.89 96 .254 .260 .318 .409 .260 .299 106 9.6 1.0 10.2 1.1
2012 BIR AA 9 9 48.7 3.33 120 .239 .255 .337 .381 .263 .300 94 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2013 CHA MLB 33 33 200.0 3.93 108 .257 .256 .319 .405 .268 .283 99 24.9 2.7 25.0 2.7
2014 CHA MLB 32 32 200.3 3.16 126 .245 .256 .314 .393 .261 .318 103 40.0 4.4 40.2 4.5

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 VME Rk 0 1 0 3 0 5.0 6 8 5 0 40% .400 10.8 14.4 0.0 9.0 2.80 9.00 -3.0 -0.3
2008 DY2 Rk 3 2 0 15 12 55.0 36 24 76 0 0% .305 5.9 3.9 0.0 12.4 1.09 1.96 0.0 0.0
2010 YAN Rk 3 1 1 15 0 23.3 14 8 32 0 61% .259 5.4 3.1 0.0 12.4 0.94 2.32 2.3 0.2
2010 CSC A 0 1 0 5 3 15.3 11 10 12 1 62% .227 6.5 5.9 0.6 7.1 1.37 4.71 -4.0 -0.4
2011 TAM A+ 10 2 1 30 12 102.0 86 28 88 5 49% .289 7.6 2.5 0.4 7.8 1.12 2.91 13.1 1.3
2012 CHA MLB 6 6 0 25 22 136.3 142 42 81 14 50% .299 9.4 2.8 0.9 5.3 1.35 3.76 10.2 1.1
2012 BIR AA 1 3 0 9 9 48.7 43 14 41 1 55% .300 8.0 2.6 0.2 7.6 1.17 2.77 8.7 0.9
2013 CHA MLB 9 7 0 33 33 200.0 188 56 164 23 44% .283 8.5 2.5 1.0 7.4 1.22 3.51 25.0 2.7
2014 CHA MLB 9 11 0 32 32 200.3 197 52 178 10 47% .318 8.9 2.3 0.4 8.0 1.24 3.32 40.2 4.5

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
2012 2152 0.5191 0.4635 0.8195 0.6589 0.2522 0.8886 0.6245 0.1805
2013 3326 0.5015 0.4576 0.8049 0.6385 0.2756 0.8742 0.6433 0.1945
2014 3331 0.4821 0.4465 0.8108 0.6283 0.2759 0.8920 0.6387 0.1879
Career88090.49850.45480.81070.63960.270.88440.6370.1886

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-09 2014-03-13 Camp 4 0 Left Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball Shin - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 CHA $
2019 CHA $1,000,000
2018 CHA $8,850,000
2017 CHA $7,000,000
2016 CHA $5,400,000
2015 CHA $3,400,000
2014 CHA $850,000
2013 CHA $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$500,000
2011Current$850,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,350,000
5 yrFuture$25,650,000
8 yrTotal$27,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 133 dMelvin Roman5 years/$21M (2014-18), 2019-20 options

Details
  • 5 years/$21M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options. Signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/23/14, replacing 1 year/$0.55M deal signed 3/1/14. 14:$0.85M, 15:$1M, 16:$3.8M, 17:$6M, 18:$8.35M, 19:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 20:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout). If eligible for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2014 season, salaries increase to $3.4M in 2015, $5.4M in 2016, $7M in 2017, $8.85M in 2018 (met 11/14). 2020 option increases to $14M with Cy Young award in 2014-19 or $13M with second- or third-place finish in Cy Young vote in 2014-19.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/10/11.
  • Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/08 (minor-league contract).
  • 2007. Placed on restricted list by NY Mets 5/07. Released by NY Mets 7/07.
  • Signed by NY Mets 2006 as an amateur free agent from Colombia.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-10-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)I'm a sucker for the boring good pitchers (e.g. Tanner Roark). Whose bandwagon should I hop on for 2015?
(ted from Chicago)
I recommend that you watch some Jose Quintana starts on MLB.tv this winter, while you're keeping warm next to the hot stove. Boring but solid, should be right up your alley. (Doug Thorburn)
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 10 team mixed league with QS in place of W. Right now my starters are Strasburg, Sonny Gray, and Michael Pineda. I have an open roster spot I want to fill with another starter to give me a shot at competing in QS. I figure I might as well grab another long shot starter to join Gray and Pineda. I have it narrowed down to Danny Salazar, Jose Quintana, Taijuan Walker, or Roenis Elias. Who's my best bet?
(Kyle from Detroit)
Good god man, step away from Roenis Elias. Out of the options you listed, Quintana is the safest bet while Salazar provides the highest upside. If you're truly just going for QS, I guess I'd go Quintana. I like Salazar a bit more overall, though, even if he's overrated. Walker's injury scares me now, so I'm staying away. (Ben Carsley)
2014-04-03 19:30:00 (link to chat)Jose Quintana or Travis Wood in a 15 tm redraft with QS in place of W's
(artful dodger from Nice SN)
Give me Quintana at this point. It was the Twins, but 8 k's is a nice step forward for him. Consider this a vote for Don Cooper as much as Jose Quintana. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Have I lost it? Or just tommy john rehab in progress!
(Danny duffy from Kc)
I wouldn't get nuts about the ST numbers. Look at Jose Quintana's and he just got a hot new deal (which I really like, btw). (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)16 team dynasty league. My current OF (3) is a combo of Leonys Martin, Wil Myers, BJ Upton, Nick Swisher, Mike Morse. Ive got an offer of George Springer for my Michael Wacha. Im up in the air on it as I think my rotation (Verlander, Teheran, Ian Kennedy, Chris Tillman, Jose Quintana and Ubaldo) can handle the loss but Im wondering how you see a deal like that shaking out long term? Springers hit tool worries me long term as I could see him being a .240 hitter which impacts his counting stats production as well. What do you see he and Wacha turning into?
(dzemens from Adrian, MI)
I think I would make that deal in a dynasty. Springer's average might never be great, but his power/speed combo in fantasy is enticing and a Raul Mondesi type wouldn't surprise me. I like Wacha a lot, but I see him as more of a 2/3 type than an ace. Springer might not be a top real life hitter but he could be in fantasy because of the speed. I'd make the deal. (Mike Gianella)
2013-01-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who from the following list of young 4th/5th starter talent types have the best chances at a solid 2013: Dan Straily, Jose Quintana, Joe Kelly, Drew Smyly, AJ Griffin, David Phelps, Erasmo Ramirez, and Patrick Corbin?
(Paul from DC)
I don't know if Kelly, Smyly, or Corbin will get a full slate of starts, I know Phelps won't. That leaves Griffin, Straily, Quintana, and Ramirez and I'd lean toward one of the first two. (R.J. Anderson)
2013-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which of these young starters has the best year in 2013: AJ Griffin, Matt Harvey, Drew Smyly, and Jose Quintana?
(Paul from DC)
I like Matt Harvey by a wide margin. He's easily got the best stuff of the bunch, and his debut was electric. Quintana/Smyly/Griffin are back of the rotation types and they lack the sizzle of Harvey. (Josh Shepardson)
2012-11-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)White Sox rookie lefty Jose Quintana pitched a decent 135 innings this year. But with a rate of only 5.3 k per 9, what is there to like about his stuff?
(Paul from DC)
Quintana is the atypical left-hander, as he's a ground ball guy without a changeup to keep RHBs off his fastball. He throws a lot of breaking balls -- about half and half slider and curveballs -- and mixes 2-3 different fastballs; some sink and tail, hence the 47% ground ball rate. He's the perfect back-end guy for the White Sox, but when he struggles with command, his home park is going to bite him. So the answer to the questions is 'not a lot,' as he must rely on his defense, deception and changing location and speeds to have success. (Jason A. Churchill)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jose Quintana has thrown 8,639 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph) and Sinker (92mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (91mph).