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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-3-1985
Height6' 7"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
-0.32011
2012
-0.32013
-0.22014
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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
2008 COL 22 14 13 62.0 61.0 1.0 2 8 0 0 4 0 294 83 58 56 14 147 26 23 4 22 8.13 6.78 7.67 -7.1 -0.8
2011 COL 25 13 3 32.0 16.0 16.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 144 40 22 22 6 69 10 8 1 18 6.19 5.34 6.71 -2.8 -0.3
2013 CIN 27 6 5 29.3 27.7 1.7 1 3 0 0 2 0 133 38 19 18 5 62 6 5 4 13 5.52 5.37 6.17 -2.5 -0.3
Career3321123.3104.718.7611007057116199962527842369537.016.077.07-12.5-1.4

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 MOD A+ 11 11 48.1 4.25 84 .289 .281 .355 .433 .289 .358 65 10.3 1.0 10.3 1.0
2007 TUL AA 8 8 50.7 4.03 115 .173 .259 .335 .391 .254 .211 103 7.5 0.8 7.1 0.7
2008 COL MLB 14 13 62.0 7.67 46 .311 .255 .322 .410 .260 .303 107 -7.0 -0.7 -7.1 -0.8
2008 CSP AAA 13 13 63.3 5.23 116 .261 .275 .346 .436 .258 .364 124 14.8 1.4 14.7 1.4
2009 CSP AAA 1 1 4.3 5.91 96 .340 .286 .350 .442 .278 .333 121 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2010 MOD A+ 2 2 11.0 4.84 101 .272 .262 .343 .408 .258 .279 105 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2010 TUL AA 17 17 89.7 5.65 75 .278 .260 .327 .386 .257 .306 101 -0.8 -0.1 1.3 0.2
2010 SUR Wnt 7 7 24.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 COL MLB 13 3 32.0 6.71 56 .287 .247 .310 .375 .254 .312 112 -3.2 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2011 CSP AAA 19 19 109.7 5.44 117 .275 .290 .356 .453 .267 .373 125 26.1 2.5 26.5 2.5
2012 ROU AAA 27 27 163.0 6.24 69 .296 .279 .343 .434 .270 .322 96 -5.7 -0.6 -5.7 -0.6
2013 CIN MLB 6 5 29.3 6.17 60 .309 .257 .305 .408 .255 .314 109 -3.1 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2013 LOU AAA 23 21 156.3 4.13 110 .208 .252 .324 .381 .251 .273 101 15.2 1.5 17.4 2.1

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 MOD A+ 2 1 0 11 11 48.1 51 14 29 1 61% .358 9.5 2.6 0.2 5.4 1.35 3.37 10.3 1.0
2007 TUL AA 4 1 0 8 8 50.7 32 9 35 2 53% .211 5.7 1.6 0.4 6.2 0.81 1.42 7.1 0.7
2008 COL MLB 2 8 0 14 13 62.0 83 26 22 14 46% .303 12.0 3.8 2.0 3.2 1.76 8.13 -7.1 -0.8
2008 CSP AAA 1 3 0 13 13 63.3 84 22 37 4 53% .364 11.9 3.1 0.6 5.3 1.67 4.27 14.7 1.4
2009 CSP AAA 0 0 0 1 1 4.3 6 3 3 0 39% .333 12.6 6.3 0.0 6.3 2.09 10.47 0.5 0.0
2010 SUR Wnt 1 5 0 7 7 24.0 33 7 19 3 0% .375 12.4 2.6 1.1 7.1 1.67 4.12 0.0 0.0
2010 MOD A+ 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 13 2 6 1 73% .279 10.6 1.6 0.8 4.9 1.36 0.82 1.5 0.2
2010 TUL AA 7 6 0 17 17 89.7 105 15 45 10 44% .306 10.5 1.5 1.0 4.5 1.34 5.22 1.3 0.2
2011 COL MLB 3 0 0 13 3 32.0 40 10 18 6 42% .312 11.2 2.8 1.7 5.1 1.56 6.19 -2.8 -0.3
2011 CSP AAA 6 7 0 19 19 109.7 160 32 65 10 47% .373 13.1 2.6 0.8 5.3 1.75 6.81 26.5 2.5
2012 ROU AAA 11 9 0 27 27 163.0 208 46 69 22 50% .322 11.5 2.5 1.2 3.8 1.56 5.30 -5.7 -0.6
2013 LOU AAA 12 3 0 23 21 156.3 139 26 97 6 55% .273 8.0 1.5 0.3 5.6 1.06 2.42 17.4 2.1
2013 CIN MLB 1 3 0 6 5 29.3 38 6 13 5 46% .314 11.7 1.8 1.5 4.0 1.50 5.52 -2.5 -0.3

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
2008 916 0.5251 0.4551 0.8870 0.6549 0.2322 0.9365 0.7327 0.1130
2011 513 0.4737 0.4570 0.8974 0.6420 0.2889 0.9423 0.8077 0.0983
2013 468 0.4957 0.4625 0.8750 0.6466 0.2797 0.9400 0.7273 0.1250
Career18970.50390.45740.88690.64940.25930.93890.75160.112

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-03-26 2010-06-14 60-DL 80 63 Right Elbow Recovery From Bone Chip Batted Ball -
2010-03-01 2010-03-26 Camp 25 0 Right Elbow Bone Chips Batted Ball -
2009-10-28 2009-10-28 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Scar Tissue and Inflamed Scapula Bursa - Snapping Scapula 2009-10-28
2009-09-01 2009-10-13 60-DL 42 31 Right Shoulder Impingement -
2008-07-23 2008-08-17 Minors 25 0 Right Shoulder Impingement -
2007-06-20 2007-09-08 Minors 80 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Frayed Rotator Cuff 2007-08-26

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 COL $403,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$403,000
1 yrTotal$403,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 111 dCAA (Brodie Van Wagenen)1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/18/12 (minor-league contract). Released, re-signed 6/16/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cincinnati 7/23/13. DFA by Cincinnati 7/28/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/13. Contract selected by Cincinnati 8/25/13. Elected free agency 10/30/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Acquired by Colorado in trade from Texas 1/5/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Colorado 2/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/5/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10.
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009). Re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($114,795 in minors).
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Colorado 5/11/08.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2006 (1-2) (Stanford). $3.25M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .253 .304 .463 .259
11 vs R (Multi) .364 .414 .572 .334
18 Split (Multi) -.112 -.109 -.109 -.075
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .222 .279 .389 .233
31 vs R (2013) .391 .435 .625 .359
38 Split (2013) -.168 -.156 -.236 -.127
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Greg Reynolds is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Preference ListsBen Murphy2014-06-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Preference ListsIan Lefkowitz2014-06-12
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This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: Can Draft Lightning Be Bottled?Russell A. Carleton2014-06-10
The Lineup Card: 11 Draft Day What-IfsBaseball Prospectus2014-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-19
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-01
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The BP First Take: Friday, December 6Daniel Rathman2012-01-06
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Future Shock: Friday Fun: Minor League Update for July 29... 2006?Kevin Goldstein2011-07-29
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Transaction Analysis Blog: A Pair of Relievers are Designated For AssignmentR.J. Anderson2011-05-24
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Purpose Pitches: Day Seven in Cactus CountryChristina Kahrl2011-03-16
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin, would you trade the Rockies top 11 prospects for Longoria and Heyward? I ask because the Rox get a lot of credit for developing their farm system, but they obviously missed big on these two (Greg Reynolds/Casey Weathers). What skill is better - consistent approach or hitting home runs in the draft/LA? Thanks.
(Dan from Denver)
I think the Rockies generally deserve a lot of credit for their drafting and player development, but that does not take away from the massive mistake they took in taking Reynolds, nor does it excuse some of the ridiculous reasons for the selection. I at least think they've gotten past it. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)I don't mean this to sound like 20/20 hindsight, but were there teams other than the Royals who saw Hosmer as a top 5 talent? The availability of Smoak and Alonso at the same position, with similarly high ceilings and both obviously that much closer to the majors makes it seem a very odd pick.
(Rob from Alaska)
Yes. For example, we spoke of the Greg Reynolds selection by Colorado earlier. I don't know ANYONE other than Colorado who thought he deserved to go that high, while everyone assumed Hosmer would. Nobody criticized the pick at the time, it just hasn't worked out yet. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-09-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)For overall career value, this point on, who would you rather have Edinson Volquez or a pitching prospect ranked around 80th on Goldstein's top 100 list next year? Neither will likely pitch next year, both have some risk of development, both have some upside. I guess the question boils down to how much you believe that Edinson can regain his status from the injury. I am in a strat league, I could either keep Volquez or cut him and draft someone in the 80th range on Goldstein's next list.
(LindInMoskva from DC)
Volquez will miss 2010, but most pitchers come back from TJ to previous level. That's a major league pitcher with some upside. He'll be 28. Looking back to Goldstein's 2008 list (not 2009), guys at that level are Deolis Guerra, Radhames Liz, Max Scherzer, Jair Jurrjens, Aaron Poreda, and Greg Reynolds. Even with a year of development, we're looking at two guys who have established themselves at the MLB level, plus Poreda who's an upside guy. I'd probably take Poreda and Jurrjens over Volquez right now, Scherzer's a toss up, but then you have to figure out the "bust risk." Which of those guys would I have picked LAST year and am I confident that I can pick correctly? Kevin's an expert and had Poreda under Liz ... I think that bust risk is huge, so I'd almost always go with the guy I know can pitch. (Will Carroll)
2008-01-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)When evaluating players for future growth, the first thing I look at is "upside" in your Pecota worksheets. Is there a better way to use your data when all you care about is building for the future?
(LindInMoskva from DC)
Upside is still going to be the best single metric to look at, and I hope that it's going to be more useful than ever with some of the improvements we've made to the minor league projections this year. Particularly, Clay has completely redone his translations, and as I teased a couple of years ago, we're now considering a player's draft slot in making a projection. PECOTA still has a few house favorites -- Greg Reynolds, apparently, is the sleeper prospect of the year if he can stay healthy -- but for the most part the degree of agreement between the Upside rankings and Kevin's Top 100 is going to be pretty eerie. (Nate Silver)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff GamesQuick cross-promotion:

Here's my interview with Longoria just after he signed.

My favorite quote:

"I thought the Rockies were going to take me," recalled Longoria.

Don't forget Rockie fans, with the second overall pick in 2006, the Rockies, for some reason known only to them, selected Greg Reynolds. (Kevin Goldstein)
 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Greg Reynolds threw 2,096 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Cutter (87mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph), Change (82mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph).