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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
55.7 4.88 1.48 43 3 2 0 -0.2
Birth Date10-8-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.42013
-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
2013 WAS 26 10 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 38 10 3 3 0 15 1 1 0 12 3.12 0.60 1.63 3.2 0.4
Career1008.70.08.7100000381033015110123.120.601.633.20.4

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2008 EUG A- 14 5 26.7 3.04 138 .192 .250 .344 .353 .256 .304 105 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2009 FTW A 32 19 123.7 4.46 105 .244 .257 .327 .372 .254 .302 107 17.1 1.8 17.1 1.8
2010 LEL A+ 19 19 99.0 4.41 105 .262 .280 .346 .430 .268 .329 99 17.8 1.8 17.8 1.8
2010 SAN AA 7 7 39.3 3.46 114 .213 .257 .325 .372 .253 .267 90 5.8 0.6 6.9 0.6
2010 POR AAA 1 1 5.0 7.06 82 .194 .287 .354 .477 .271 .222 121 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 PES Wnt 6 6 16.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .433 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 POT A+ 6 6 33.3 5.89 75 .274 .252 .326 .377 .253 .330 100 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2011 HAR AA 19 18 94.0 4.09 99 .315 .257 .317 .389 .268 .359 85 7.6 0.8 6.5 0.6
2012 HAR AA 40 0 64.3 3.74 119 .230 .261 .330 .391 .260 .327 104 10.3 1.1 9.8 0.9
2012 SYR AAA 8 0 8.7 5.47 78 .263 .260 .327 .395 .256 .300 101 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2012 GIG Wnt 17 0 19.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .204 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 WAS MLB 10 0 8.7 1.63 162 .267 .227 .286 .346 .238 .400 106 3.2 0.4 3.2 0.4
2013 SYR AAA 45 0 52.3 4.08 106 .258 .259 .330 .395 .257 .333 100 6.7 0.7 6.7 0.7

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
2008 EUG A- 2 0 0 14 5 26.7 19 7 39 2 57% .304 6.4 2.4 0.7 13.1 0.97 2.70 7.0 0.7
2009 FTW A 16 6 0 32 19 123.7 111 44 106 5 53% .302 8.1 3.2 0.4 7.7 1.25 3.64 17.1 1.8
2010 LEL A+ 9 3 0 19 19 99.0 102 34 91 5 49% .329 9.3 3.1 0.5 8.3 1.37 3.82 17.8 1.8
2010 POR AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 3 2 7 1 40% .222 5.4 3.6 1.8 12.6 1.00 3.60 0.2 0.0
2010 PES Wnt 1 3 0 6 6 16.7 28 9 14 2 0% .433 15.1 4.9 1.1 7.5 2.22 6.47 0.0 0.0
2010 SAN AA 4 0 0 7 7 39.3 29 12 35 1 44% .267 6.6 2.7 0.2 8.0 1.04 2.75 6.9 0.6
2011 HAR AA 5 7 0 19 18 94.0 110 41 93 9 47% .359 10.5 3.9 0.9 8.9 1.61 4.79 6.5 0.6
2011 POT A+ 0 5 0 6 6 33.3 37 16 24 2 47% .330 10.0 4.3 0.5 6.5 1.59 6.75 -3.0 -0.3
2012 GIG Wnt 3 0 0 17 0 19.0 10 7 19 0 0% .204 4.7 3.3 0.0 9.0 0.89 0.47 0.0 0.0
2012 HAR AA 7 3 5 40 0 64.3 61 18 69 5 52% .327 8.5 2.5 0.7 9.7 1.23 2.52 9.8 0.9
2012 SYR AAA 1 0 0 8 0 8.7 10 2 5 1 68% .300 10.4 2.1 1.0 5.2 1.38 4.15 -0.5 -0.1
2013 SYR AAA 3 7 15 45 0 52.3 55 20 54 4 58% .333 9.5 3.4 0.7 9.3 1.43 3.10 6.7 0.7
2013 WAS MLB 1 0 0 10 0 8.7 10 1 12 0 52% .400 10.4 1.0 0.0 12.5 1.27 3.12 3.2 0.4

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
2013 159 0.4843 0.4717 0.7733 0.6104 0.3415 0.8936 0.5714 0.2267
Career1590.48430.47170.77330.61040.34150.89360.57140.2267

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-13 - 60-DL - - Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-04-01 -
2011-09-04 2011-09-13 Minors 9 3 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-12 2011-05-24 Minors 12 8 Right Knee Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 WAS $501,400
2013 WAS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$501,400
1 yrTotal$501,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 45 d1 year/$0.5014M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2014). Re-signed by Washington 2/26/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12. Re-signed by Washington 3/6/13.
  • Acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 3/28/11 (Alberto Gonzalez).
  • Drafted by San Diego 2008 (13-405) (Stanford).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 0 0 0 0 0 54.4 48 18 41 5 .287 1.21 3.73 4.06 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 0 0 0 48.7 46 17 37 5 .301 1.30 4.14 4.5 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 0 0 0 44.7 44 17 34 5 .312 1.37 4.44 4.83 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 0 0 0 41.3 43 16 31 5 .321 1.42 4.71 5.11 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 0 0 0 38.3 41 15 29 4 .330 1.48 4.95 5.38 0.0 0.0
40o 0 0 0 0 0 35.3 39 15 27 4 .338 1.53 5.21 5.66 0.0 0.0
30o 0 0 0 0 0 32.2 37 14 24 4 .347 1.59 5.48 5.96 0.0 0.0
20o 0 0 0 0 0 28.7 35 13 22 4 .358 1.67 5.81 6.31 0.0 0.0
10o 0 0 0 0 0 23.9 31 12 18 3 .373 1.78 6.27 6.82 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean0000037.74015294.3281.464.925.350.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
10% 13% 5% 15% 21%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152821045047481737548.3191.374.454.849.13.27.01.00.1
20162921038040411532548.3241.404.594.999.23.47.21.1-0.0
20173021033036381328448.3301.434.835.259.63.37.11.0-0.1
20183121036038391429448.3221.384.464.859.23.36.80.90.0
20193221035037371328448.3181.364.374.759.13.26.91.00.1
20203321033035351226448.3171.364.374.759.13.16.71.00.1
20213421031033341125448.3171.364.384.769.33.06.81.10.1
20223511029031321123348.3171.394.364.749.33.26.70.90.1
20233611028030301022348.3171.354.344.729.13.06.70.90.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 92 Darin Downs 2012 3.48
2 90 Brandon Moore 2013 0.00 DNP
3 90 Andrew Dobies 2010 0.00 DNP
4 90 Chris Smith 2008 7.85
5 90 Matt Klinker 2012 0.00 DNP
6 90 Matt Buschmann 2011 0.00 DNP
7 90 Alan Horne 2010 0.00 DNP
8 89 Reid Santos 2010 0.00 DNP
9 88 Bobby Brownlie 2008 0.00 DNP
10 88 Kyle Aselton 2010 0.00 DNP
11 88 Steven Jackson 2009 4.19
12 88 Alberto Bastardo 2011 0.00 DNP
13 88 Pedro Liriano 2008 0.00 DNP
14 87 Ryan Ketchner 2009 0.00 DNP
15 87 Ryan Pope 2013 0.00 DNP
16 87 Bobby LaFromboise 2013 6.75
17 87 Tyson Brummett 2012 0.00
18 87 Paul Kometani 2010 0.00 DNP
19 87 Chris Farley 2010 0.00 DNP
20 87 Jack Egbert 2010 0.00 DNP
21 87 Justin Thomas 2011 0.00 DNP
22 87 Travis Blackley 2010 0.00 DNP
23 86 Sandy Rosario 2013 3.24
24 86 Bobby Bramhall 2013 0.00 DNP
25 86 Greg Atencio 2009 0.00 DNP
26 86 Andy Graham 2011 0.00 DNP
27 86 Wynn Pelzer 2013 0.00 DNP
28 86 Brian Slocum 2008 27.00
29 86 Kris Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
30 86 Davis Romero 2010 0.00 DNP
31 86 Tony Watson 2012 3.54
32 86 Pedro Figueroa 2013 12.00
33 86 Wilkin De La Rosa 2012 0.00 DNP
34 86 Daryl Maday 2013 0.00 DNP
35 86 Philip Humber 2010 4.15
36 85 Deunte Heath 2013 11.74
37 85 Mark Serrano 2013 0.00 DNP
38 85 Ryan Mullins 2011 0.00 DNP
39 85 Eric Berger 2013 0.00 DNP
40 85 Humberto Sanchez 2010 0.00 DNP
41 85 Brandon Dickson 2012 9.95
42 85 Steven Wright 2012 0.00 DNP
43 85 P.J. Walters 2012 5.98
44 85 Mike Nannini 2008 0.00 DNP
45 85 Matthew Green 2009 0.00 DNP
46 85 Jeff Manship 2012 7.89
47 85 Jared Wells 2009 0.00 DNP
48 85 Polin Trinidad 2012 0.00 DNP
49 85 Cesar Valdez 2012 0.00 DNP
50 85 Yohan Pino 2011 0.00 DNP
51 84 Josh Sullivan 2012 0.00 DNP
52 84 Mike Ballard 2011 0.00 DNP
53 84 Ben Jukich 2010 0.00 DNP
54 84 Marco Albano 2011 0.00 DNP
55 84 Kurt Birkins 2008 0.90
56 84 Thomas Diamond 2010 6.83
57 84 Tomas Santiago 2009 0.00 DNP
58 84 Troy Cate 2008 0.00 DNP
59 84 Jon Switzer 2007 8.05
60 84 Donnie Veal 2012 2.08
61 84 Corey Kluber 2013 4.09
62 84 Matthew Long 2011 0.00 DNP
63 84 Matt Fox 2010 4.91
64 84 Clint Goocher 2009 0.00 DNP
65 84 Cole McCurry 2013 0.00 DNP
66 84 Heath Rollins 2012 0.00 DNP
67 84 Fernando Rodriguez 2011 4.13
68 84 Steven Hammond 2009 0.00 DNP
69 84 Richie Gardner 2009 0.00 DNP
70 84 Jon Huber 2009 0.00 DNP
71 84 Matt Wright 2009 0.00 DNP
72 84 Seung Song 2007 0.00 DNP
73 84 Matt Maloney 2011 10.12
74 84 Nick Schmidt 2013 0.00 DNP
75 84 Tom Cochran 2010 0.00 DNP
76 83 Jared Wesson 2013 0.00 DNP
77 83 Adam Bostick 2010 0.00 DNP
78 83 Shawn Haviland 2013 0.00 DNP
79 83 Marcos Mateo 2011 4.30
80 83 Chris Narveson 2009 4.21
81 83 Brian Baker 2010 0.00 DNP
82 83 Cole DeVries 2012 4.93
83 83 Luis Ramirez 2009 0.00 DNP
84 83 Michael Anton 2012 0.00 DNP
85 83 Casey Daigle 2008 0.00 DNP
86 83 Dan Denham 2010 0.00 DNP
87 83 Rob Musgrave 2013 0.00 DNP
88 83 Tom Koehler 2013 4.53
89 83 Jairo Asencio 2010 0.00 DNP
90 83 Sean Gleason 2013 0.00 DNP
91 83 Arnie Munoz 2009 0.00 DNP
92 83 Michael Dubee 2013 0.00 DNP
93 83 Ryohei Tanaka 2010 0.00 DNP
94 83 Julio De La Cruz 2008 0.00 DNP
95 83 David Pauley 2010 4.37
96 83 Kelvin Jimenez 2008 5.62
97 83 Hector Ambriz 2011 0.00 DNP
98 83 Jeff Gogal 2009 0.00 DNP
99 83 Derek Miller 2009 0.00 DNP
100 82 Brett Sinkbeil 2012 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .286 .286 .571 .287
11 vs R (Multi) .273 .304 .318 .253
18 Split (Multi) .013 -.019 .253 .034
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .286 .286 .571 .287
31 vs R (2013) .273 .304 .318 .253
38 Split (2013) .013 -.019 .253 .034
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2013 Impressed with Erik Davis's 0.56 ERA showing in the Dominican Winter League, the Nationals added the righty to their 40-man roster. With a strong showing in spring training and at Triple-A Syracuse, he could make a bullpen cameo before September.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of March 6, 2013Jason Martinez2013-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 27Jason Martinez2012-11-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL WestR.J. Anderson2012-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2010-11-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Erik Davis threw 275 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Change (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph).