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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
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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
2010 ARI 25 9 2 20.0 9.0 11.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 97 29 19 17 2 41 10 8 1 13 7.65 4.76 4.91 -0.8 -0.1
Career9220.09.011.0120000972919172411081137.654.764.91-0.8-0.1

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 YAK A- 16 16 97.1 4.10 104 .261 .253 .329 .377 .271 .310 96 11.2 1.2 11.2 1.2
2007 SBN A 25 25 148.0 4.92 88 .226 .254 .323 .376 .260 .270 97 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2008 VIS A+ 15 15 96.0 3.92 122 .228 .279 .348 .428 .278 .290 105 22.2 2.2 22.2 2.2
2008 MOB AA 12 12 64.3 3.69 122 .240 .266 .349 .399 .257 .333 102 13.7 1.4 13.2 1.3
2009 RNO AAA 19 18 96.0 6.49 74 .275 .277 .345 .429 .276 .282 110 0.7 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2009 SUR Wnt 9 0 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 9 2 20.0 4.91 81 .322 .252 .318 .399 .262 .380 94 -0.4 -0.0 -0.8 -0.1
2010 RNO AAA 20 18 97.7 6.46 79 .261 .276 .347 .432 .269 .340 107 4.5 0.4 6.8 0.7
2010 LIC Wnt 5 5 26.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 IND AAA 34 0 42.0 5.27 76 .240 .261 .329 .398 .254 .274 95 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2011 NWO AAA 8 0 10.7 9.89 28 .287 .288 .351 .460 .264 .308 101 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2011 ZUL Wnt 4 2 17.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .178 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 LIC Wnt 5 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .238 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ZUL Wnt 1 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 YAK A- 7 5 0 16 16 97.1 97 20 81 5 56% .310 9.0 1.9 0.5 7.5 1.20 3.15 11.2 1.2
2007 SBN A 7 10 0 25 25 148.0 130 32 106 11 59% .270 7.9 1.9 0.7 6.4 1.09 3.41 1.6 0.2
2008 MOB AA 3 5 0 12 12 64.3 63 23 60 2 56% .333 8.8 3.2 0.3 8.4 1.34 4.06 13.2 1.3
2008 VIS A+ 10 3 0 15 15 96.0 88 16 80 5 55% .290 8.2 1.5 0.5 7.5 1.08 2.53 22.2 2.2
2009 RNO AAA 7 6 0 19 18 96.0 103 30 60 16 49% .282 9.7 2.8 1.5 5.6 1.39 4.78 -0.3 0.0
2009 SUR Wnt 0 1 0 9 0 12.0 19 6 12 3 0% .390 14.2 4.5 2.2 9.0 2.08 10.50 0.0 0.0
2010 RNO AAA 6 10 0 20 18 97.7 110 49 92 12 54% .340 10.1 4.5 1.1 8.5 1.63 5.90 6.8 0.7
2010 LIC Wnt 2 1 0 5 5 26.0 23 5 11 0 0% .258 8.0 1.7 0.0 3.8 1.08 2.77 0.0 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 1 2 0 9 2 20.0 29 10 13 2 58% .380 13.1 4.5 0.9 5.8 1.95 7.65 -0.8 -0.1
2011 ZUL Wnt 1 1 0 4 2 17.7 10 1 15 2 0% .178 5.1 0.5 1.0 7.6 0.62 2.04 0.0 0.0
2011 IND AAA 1 1 5 34 0 42.0 36 17 36 2 53% .274 7.7 3.6 0.4 7.7 1.26 3.86 -0.6 -0.1
2011 NWO AAA 0 1 0 8 0 10.7 13 3 13 5 42% .308 11.0 2.5 4.2 11.0 1.50 7.59 -2.1 -0.2
2012 LIC Wnt 0 0 0 5 0 8.0 7 0 9 2 0% .238 7.9 0.0 2.2 10.1 0.88 3.38 0.0 0.0
2012 ZUL Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 3.0 1 2 3 0 0% .167 3.0 6.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0

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 0.5084 0.4693 0.7560 0.6099 0.3239 0.8198 0.6316 0.2440
Career3580.50840.46930.7560.60990.32390.81980.63160.244

Injury History

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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Wezen-Ball: When Cuba Stomped the OriolesLarry Granillo2013-03-05
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Cesar Valdez threw 449 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).