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Alex Torres PGiants

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-8-1987
Height5' 10"
Weight190 lbs
Age28 years, 8 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
1.12013
-0.42014
0.02015
0.22016
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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
2011 TBA MLB 4 0 8.0 1 1 0 8 7 9 0 .262 99 9.0 7.9 0.0 10.1 59% .364 .288 1.88 3.81 3.38 101 3.82 0.1
2013 TBA MLB 39 0 58.0 4 2 0 32 20 62 1 .271 95 5.0 3.1 0.2 9.6 46% .221 .184 0.90 2.35 1.71 86 2.99 1.1
2014 SDN MLB 70 0 54.0 2 1 0 46 33 51 2 .262 96 7.7 5.5 0.3 8.5 50% .291 .271 1.46 3.70 3.33 117 5.15 -0.4
2015 NYN MLB 39 0 34.3 0 0 1 26 26 35 6 .263 88 6.8 6.8 1.6 9.2 50% .233 .283 1.51 5.75 3.15 110 4.64 0.0
CareerMLB1520154.3741112861579.265946.55.00.59.249%.258.2451.283.652.681044.150.8

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 ANG Rk 14 9 50.0 2 5 1 42 36 47 1 .267 99 7.6 6.5 0.2 8.5 48% .325 .268 1.56 4.93 4.32
2007 ANG Rk 4 0 5.7 1 0 0 4 8 3 0 .275 109 6.3 12.6 0.0 4.7 63% .211 .289 2.11 7.95 4.74
2008 RCU A+ 10 10 53.0 3 2 0 52 29 62 1 .280 95 8.8 4.9 0.2 10.5 54% .370 .271 1.53 3.49 3.91
2008 ANG Rk 4 4 23.3 4 0 0 11 10 24 1 .273 104 4.2 3.9 0.4 9.3 67% .213 .173 0.90 3.99 1.55
2009 RCU A+ 21 19 121.3 10 3 0 93 63 124 4 .270 102 6.9 4.7 0.3 9.2 64% .288 .232 1.29 3.86 2.75
2009 ARK AA 5 5 26.0 3 1 0 23 17 25 0 .244 107 8.0 5.9 0.0 8.7 54% .329 .250 1.54 3.41 2.77
2009 MNT AA 2 2 8.7 0 2 0 7 5 7 1 .254 98 7.2 5.2 1.0 7.2 65% .240 .261 1.38 4.71 3.10
2010 MNT AA 27 27 142.7 11 6 0 136 70 150 9 .271 98 8.6 4.4 0.6 9.5 53% .335 .266 1.44 3.66 3.47
2010 ZUL Wnt 6 6 27.7 4 0 0 19 6 30 0 .000 6.2 1.9 0.0 9.7 0% .284 .000 0.90 1.57 1.30
2011 TBA MLB 4 0 8.0 1 1 0 8 7 9 0 .262 99 9.0 7.9 0.0 10.1 59% .364 .288 1.88 3.81 3.38
2011 DUR AAA 27 27 146.3 9 7 0 134 83 156 7 .256 95 8.2 5.1 0.4 9.6 48% .331 .249 1.48 3.55 3.08
2012 DUR AAA 26 14 69.0 3 7 0 70 63 91 6 .254 103 9.1 8.2 0.8 11.9 47% .368 .284 1.93 4.52 7.30
2012 RAY Rk 4 4 11.3 0 1 0 7 4 17 0 .244 96 5.6 3.2 0.0 13.5 70% .304 .177 0.97 1.49 3.18
2012 ZUL Wnt 14 14 60.3 2 4 0 57 27 86 3 .000 8.5 4.0 0.4 12.8 0% .375 .000 1.39 2.61 4.48
2013 TBA MLB 39 0 58.0 4 2 0 32 20 62 1 .271 95 5.0 3.1 0.2 9.6 46% .221 .184 0.90 2.35 1.71
2013 DUR AAA 9 9 46.0 2 2 0 34 21 61 2 .257 112 6.7 4.1 0.4 11.9 50% .288 .222 1.20 2.62 3.52
2013 VEN int 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 .000 13.5 27.0 0.0 27.0 0% 1.000 .000 4.50 6.40 27.00
2014 SDN MLB 70 0 54.0 2 1 0 46 33 51 2 .262 96 7.7 5.5 0.3 8.5 50% .291 .271 1.46 3.70 3.33
2015 NYN MLB 39 0 34.3 0 0 1 26 26 35 6 .263 88 6.8 6.8 1.6 9.2 50% .233 .283 1.51 5.75 3.15
2015 LVG AAA 10 0 7.7 0 0 0 6 4 9 0 .275 114 7.0 4.7 0.0 10.6 43% .286 .234 1.30 2.82 1.17
2016 SAC AAA 38 1 33.7 1 2 1 33 29 33 1 .267 102 8.8 7.8 0.3 8.8 44% .317 .289 1.84 4.84 4.81

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
2011 156 0.4872 0.3654 0.7544 0.5658 0.1750 0.8140 0.5714 0.2456
2013 883 0.4643 0.4587 0.7037 0.6317 0.3087 0.7568 0.6096 0.2963
2014 983 0.4059 0.4364 0.6970 0.6617 0.2825 0.7992 0.5333 0.3030
2015 639 0.4617 0.4022 0.7432 0.6508 0.1890 0.8385 0.4615 0.2568
Career26610.44340.43140.71370.64350.26240.79540.54360.2863

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SFN $
2015 NYN $522,900
2014 SDN $509,000
2013 TBA $
2012 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,031,900
2 yrTotal$1,031,900

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 95 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Atlanta 3/30/16. Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/14/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5229M (2015). Re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Diego 3/30/15. DFA by NY Mets 8/5/15.
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2014). Acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 1/22/14. Re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10.
  • Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 8/28/09 (Kazmir deal).
  • Signed 2005 by LA Angels as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .248 .385 .338 .291
11 vs R (Multi) .175 .282 .305 .238
18 Split (Multi) .073 .103 .033 .052
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .268 .406 .393 .310
31 vs R (2015) .157 .298 .357 .261
38 Split (2015) .111 .108 .036 .049
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-05-07 14:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Alexander Torres? Lots of strikeouts, lots of groundballs, but too many walks and a bit short at 5'10. What's his ceiling?
(John from Anaheim)
He might have some relief possibilities, but that's about it. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Alex Torres threw 2,873 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph) and Slider (83mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (79mph).