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Portrait of Cesar Valdez

Cesar Valdez PD-backs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 20 1 2 0 13 7.65 -0.1
Birth Date3-17-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2010 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 29 10 13 2 .262 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.8 58% .380 .322 1.95 4.76 7.65 112 6.90 -0.4
CareerMLB9220.02910132.2629413.14.50.95.858%.380.3221.954.767.651126.90-0.4

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 YAK A- 16 16 97.1 97 20 81 5 .271 96 9.0 1.9 0.5 7.5 56% .310 .261 1.20 2.99 3.15
2007 SBN A 25 25 148.0 130 32 106 11 .260 97 7.9 1.9 0.7 6.4 59% .270 .226 1.09 3.74 3.41
2008 VIS A+ 15 15 96.0 88 16 80 5 .278 105 8.2 1.5 0.5 7.5 55% .290 .228 1.08 3.38 2.53
2008 MOB AA 12 12 64.3 63 23 60 2 .257 102 8.8 3.2 0.3 8.4 56% .333 .240 1.34 3.04 4.06
2009 RNO AAA 19 18 96.0 103 30 60 16 .276 110 9.7 2.8 1.5 5.6 49% .282 .275 1.39 5.43 4.78
2009 SUR Wnt 9 0 12.0 19 6 12 3 .000 14.2 4.5 2.2 9.0 0% .390 .000 2.08 7.24 10.50
2010 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 29 10 13 2 .262 94 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.8 58% .380 .322 1.95 4.76 7.65
2010 RNO AAA 20 18 97.7 110 49 92 12 .269 107 10.1 4.5 1.1 8.5 54% .340 .261 1.63 4.96 5.90
2010 LIC Wnt 5 5 26.0 23 5 11 0 .000 8.0 1.7 0.0 3.8 0% .258 .000 1.08 2.93 2.77
2011 IND AAA 34 0 42.0 36 17 36 2 .254 95 7.7 3.6 0.4 7.7 53% .274 .240 1.26 3.57 3.86
2011 NWO AAA 8 0 10.7 13 3 13 5 .264 101 11.0 2.5 4.2 11.0 42% .308 .287 1.50 8.28 7.59
2011 ZUL Wnt 4 2 17.7 10 1 15 2 .000 5.1 0.5 1.0 7.6 0% .178 .000 0.62 2.98 2.04
2012 LIC Wnt 5 0 8.0 7 0 9 2 .000 7.9 0.0 2.2 10.1 0% .238 .000 0.88 4.10 3.38
2012 ZUL Wnt 1 0 3.0 1 2 3 0 .000 3.0 6.0 0.0 9.0 0% .167 .000 1.00 4.22 0.00
2015 TAB AAA 23 23 160.7 145 28 161 9 .282 84 8.1 1.6 0.5 9.0 59% .306 .226 1.08 2.96 2.63

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
2010 358 0.5056 0.4693 0.7560 0.6077 0.3277 0.8182 0.6379 0.2440
Career3580.50560.46930.7560.60770.32770.81820.63790.244

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
2009-07-10 2009-08-20 Minors 41 0 Right Upper Arm Inflammation Triceps Tendinitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 FLO $
2010 ARI $
2009 ARI $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$400,000
1 yrTotal$400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 45 d2011

Details
  • 1 year (2011). Acquired by Florida in trade from Pittsburgh 7/5/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10. DFA by Arizona 9/13/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/16/10. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 12/9/10 (PTBN in 11/24/10 Zach Duke deal).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/08. Re-signed 3/3/09.
  • Signed 2005 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Articles

Cesar Valdez is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: When Cuba Stomped the OriolesLarry Granillo2013-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Cardinals, D'backs, RockiesChristina Kahrl2010-09-25
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #7Craig Brown2010-05-14
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Cesar Valdez threw 457 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Sinker (88mph) and Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph).