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Alex Torres PPadres

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-8-1987
Height5' 10"
Weight175 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 13 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
0.02011
2012
1.22013
-0.32014
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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
2011 TBA 23 4 0 8.0 0.0 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 39 8 4 3 0 9 7 5 1 9 3.38 3.81 5.00 0.0 0.0
2013 TBA 25 39 0 58.0 0.0 58.0 4 2 0 3 0 0 226 32 12 11 1 45 20 19 3 62 1.71 2.35 2.42 11.0 1.2
2014 SDN 26 56 0 44.3 0.0 44.3 2 1 0 1 0 0 196 37 17 13 2 48 27 26 3 40 2.64 3.91 4.72 -3.3 -0.3
Career990110.30.0110.37404004617733273102545071112.203.083.557.70.9

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 ANG Rk 14 9 50.0 5.64 85 .268 .251 .357 .345 .267 .325 99 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2007 ANG Rk 4 0 5.7 8.80 52 .289 .282 .354 .405 .275 .211 109 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2008 RCU A+ 10 10 53.0 4.39 103 .271 .277 .352 .428 .280 .370 95 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2008 ANG Rk 4 4 23.3 5.62 90 .173 .278 .362 .414 .273 .213 104 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2009 RCU A+ 21 19 121.3 4.80 98 .232 .275 .347 .429 .270 .288 102 14.0 1.4 14.0 1.4
2009 ARK AA 5 5 26.0 3.60 125 .250 .256 .336 .373 .244 .329 107 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2009 MNT AA 2 2 8.7 6.50 50 .261 .248 .317 .352 .254 .240 98 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2010 MNT AA 27 27 142.7 4.35 101 .266 .269 .344 .406 .271 .335 98 16.1 1.6 16.1 1.6
2010 ZUL Wnt 6 6 27.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 TBA MLB 4 0 8.0 5.00 87 .288 .236 .330 .395 .262 .364 99 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DUR AAA 27 27 146.3 4.61 101 .249 .261 .330 .405 .256 .331 95 10.5 1.0 10.5 1.0
2012 DUR AAA 26 14 69.0 5.99 75 .284 .255 .325 .389 .254 .368 103 5.3 0.5 5.3 0.5
2012 RAY Rk 4 4 11.3 2.67 145 .177 .242 .313 .324 .244 .304 96 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
2012 ZUL Wnt 14 14 60.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TBA MLB 39 0 58.0 2.42 141 .184 .262 .324 .410 .271 .221 95 11.0 1.2 11.0 1.2
2013 DUR AAA 9 9 46.0 3.90 123 .222 .255 .323 .395 .257 .288 112 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2013 VEN int 1 0 0.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 SDN MLB 56 0 44.3 4.72 72 .273 .256 .315 .395 .266 .285 91 -3.6 -0.4 -3.3 -0.3

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 ANG Rk 2 5 1 14 9 50.0 42 36 47 1 48% .325 7.6 6.5 0.2 8.5 1.56 4.32 3.6 0.4
2007 ANG Rk 1 0 0 4 0 5.7 4 8 3 0 63% .211 6.3 12.6 0.0 4.7 2.11 4.74 -1.1 -0.1
2008 RCU A+ 3 2 0 10 10 53.0 52 29 62 1 54% .370 8.8 4.9 0.2 10.5 1.53 3.91 8.1 0.8
2008 ANG Rk 4 0 0 4 4 23.3 11 10 24 1 67% .213 4.2 3.9 0.4 9.3 0.90 1.55 2.0 0.2
2009 ARK AA 3 1 0 5 5 26.0 23 17 25 0 54% .329 8.0 5.9 0.0 8.7 1.54 2.77 6.2 0.6
2009 RCU A+ 10 3 0 21 19 121.3 93 63 124 4 64% .288 6.9 4.7 0.3 9.2 1.29 2.75 14.0 1.4
2009 MNT AA 0 2 0 2 2 8.7 7 5 7 1 65% .240 7.2 5.2 1.0 7.2 1.38 3.10 -1.1 -0.1
2010 MNT AA 11 6 0 27 27 142.7 136 70 150 9 53% .335 8.6 4.4 0.6 9.5 1.44 3.47 16.1 1.6
2010 ZUL Wnt 4 0 0 6 6 27.7 19 6 30 0 0% .284 6.2 1.9 0.0 9.7 0.90 1.30 0.0 0.0
2011 DUR AAA 9 7 0 27 27 146.3 134 83 156 7 48% .331 8.2 5.1 0.4 9.6 1.48 3.08 10.5 1.0
2011 TBA MLB 1 1 0 4 0 8.0 8 7 9 0 59% .364 9.0 7.9 0.0 10.1 1.88 3.38 0.0 0.0
2012 ZUL Wnt 2 4 0 14 14 60.3 57 27 86 3 0% .375 8.5 4.0 0.4 12.8 1.39 4.48 0.0 0.0
2012 RAY Rk 0 1 0 4 4 11.3 7 4 17 0 70% .304 5.6 3.2 0.0 13.5 0.97 3.18 3.5 0.3
2012 DUR AAA 3 7 0 26 14 69.0 70 63 91 6 47% .368 9.1 8.2 0.8 11.9 1.93 7.30 5.3 0.5
2013 VEN int 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 1 2 2 0 0% 1.000 13.5 27.0 0.0 27.0 4.50 27.00 0.0 0.0
2013 DUR AAA 2 2 0 9 9 46.0 34 21 61 2 50% .288 6.7 4.1 0.4 11.9 1.20 3.52 9.7 1.0
2013 TBA MLB 4 2 0 39 0 58.0 32 20 62 1 46% .221 5.0 3.1 0.2 9.6 0.90 1.71 11.0 1.2
2014 SDN MLB 2 1 0 56 0 44.3 37 27 40 2 50% .285 7.5 5.5 0.4 8.1 1.44 2.64 -3.3 -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
2011 156 0.4808 0.3654 0.7895 0.5733 0.1728 0.8605 0.5714 0.2105
2013 887 0.4791 0.4752 0.7221 0.6588 0.3052 0.7643 0.6383 0.2755
2014 798 0.4323 0.4461 0.7051 0.6522 0.2892 0.8000 0.5420 0.2921
Career18410.4590.45330.72040.64870.2870.78790.59090.2772

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SDN $509,000
2013 TBA $
2012 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$509,000
1 yrTotal$509,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 141 d1 year/$0.509M (2014)

Details
  • 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) .176 .242 .224 .183
11 vs R (Multi) .154 .257 .228 .196
18 Split (Multi) .022 -.016 -.004 -.013
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .175 .241 .225 .183
31 vs R (2013) .149 .246 .223 .188
38 Split (2013) .026 -.005 .002 -.005
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

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Overthinking It: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 5/30Ben Lindbergh2014-05-30
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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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Alex Torres has thrown 1,953 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (93mph) and Cutter (87mph).