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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-23-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age28 years, 8 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.32010
-0.62011
-0.02012
2013
0.42014
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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 24 37 0 37.0 0.0 37.0 2 1 2 0 0 0 165 42 27 22 5 73 12 10 1 33 5.35 4.13 5.83 -3.1 -0.3
2011 ARI 25 34 0 25.7 0.0 25.7 2 2 0 1 0 0 117 31 13 12 4 46 13 12 2 15 4.21 5.60 6.82 -5.9 -0.6
2012 ARI 26 1 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 9.00 6.14 5.83 -0.1 -0.0
Career72063.70.063.7442100288754135912126223484.954.766.22-9.1-1.0

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
2007 KNC A 9 0 9.3 4.43 91 .155 .253 .329 .377 .263 .150 94 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 STO A+ 11 0 14.0 6.92 72 .328 .269 .339 .430 .270 .350 100 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2008 STO A+ 54 0 67.0 3.65 128 .258 .266 .337 .393 .266 .316 99 18.8 1.9 18.8 1.9
2008 nsh Wnt 5 0 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .478 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 MID AA 27 0 29.3 3.95 135 .204 .266 .342 .387 .252 .259 128 7.5 0.8 7.5 0.8
2009 SAC AAA 28 0 32.3 2.32 148 .262 .282 .351 .440 .279 .299 92 13.2 1.3 13.2 1.3
2009 PDD Wnt 11 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 37 0 37.0 5.83 60 .299 .255 .323 .404 .267 .325 95 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2010 SAC AAA 22 0 28.7 3.83 118 .219 .278 .350 .436 .272 .273 90 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2011 ARI MLB 34 0 25.7 6.82 34 .299 .254 .316 .387 .259 .329 99 -5.9 -0.6 -5.9 -0.6
2011 RNO AAA 11 0 10.7 5.47 116 .248 .284 .358 .440 .271 .303 115 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 ARI MLB 1 0 1.0 5.83 71 .344 .258 .313 .415 .261 .400 105 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 RNO AAA 56 0 66.3 5.06 115 .235 .279 .344 .435 .270 .290 113 10.0 1.0 9.3 0.9
2013 SWB AAA 35 0 52.3 3.35 121 .214 .251 .322 .377 .251 .287 97 9.4 1.0 9.4 1.0
2014 ABQ AAA 21 6 46.3 6.84 66 .276 .280 .348 .464 .277 .338 99 1.4 0.1 0.8 0.1

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
2007 STO A+ 0 0 0 11 0 14.0 16 15 13 2 55% .350 10.3 9.6 1.3 8.4 2.21 7.07 -0.8 -0.1
2007 KNC A 0 1 4 9 0 9.3 3 4 10 0 75% .150 2.9 3.9 0.0 9.7 0.75 0.97 0.8 0.1
2008 STO A+ 5 2 18 54 0 67.0 61 32 90 5 59% .316 8.2 4.3 0.7 12.1 1.39 3.36 18.8 1.9
2008 nsh Wnt 0 1 0 5 0 5.7 11 4 5 0 0% .478 17.4 6.3 0.0 7.9 2.63 11.05 0.0 0.0
2009 MID AA 0 2 11 27 0 29.3 23 9 26 1 57% .259 7.1 2.8 0.3 8.0 1.09 0.61 7.5 0.8
2009 PDD Wnt 0 0 1 11 0 11.0 16 4 10 0 0% .390 13.1 3.3 0.0 8.2 1.82 5.73 0.0 0.0
2009 SAC AAA 2 3 3 28 0 32.3 27 21 33 1 49% .299 7.5 5.9 0.3 9.2 1.49 3.62 13.2 1.3
2010 ARI MLB 2 1 2 37 0 37.0 42 12 33 5 53% .325 10.2 2.9 1.2 8.0 1.46 5.35 -3.1 -0.3
2010 SAC AAA 2 0 6 22 0 28.7 22 9 28 1 50% .273 6.9 2.8 0.3 8.8 1.08 1.25 4.2 0.4
2011 ARI MLB 2 2 0 34 0 25.7 31 13 15 4 59% .329 10.9 4.6 1.4 5.3 1.71 4.21 -5.9 -0.6
2011 RNO AAA 0 2 1 11 0 10.7 11 5 9 1 62% .303 9.3 4.2 0.8 7.6 1.50 5.06 1.8 0.2
2012 RNO AAA 1 4 1 56 0 66.3 60 22 75 11 59% .290 8.1 3.0 1.5 10.2 1.24 4.07 9.3 0.9
2012 ARI MLB 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 2 1 0 0 60% .400 18.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 3.00 9.00 -0.1 -0.0
2013 SWB AAA 1 1 3 35 0 52.3 38 23 65 3 47% .287 6.5 4.0 0.5 11.2 1.17 1.72 9.4 1.0
2014 ABQ AAA 1 2 5 21 6 46.3 55 18 43 9 45% .338 10.7 3.5 1.7 8.4 1.58 6.41 0.8 0.1

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 626 0.4712 0.4521 0.7668 0.6068 0.3142 0.8603 0.6058 0.2332
2011 434 0.4424 0.4296 0.7903 0.6042 0.2893 0.8966 0.6143 0.2097
2012 9 0.4444 0.8889 0.7500 1.0000 0.8000 1.0000 0.5000 0.2500
Career10690.45930.44660.77620.60910.30820.87620.60840.2238

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-16 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2011-05-22 2011-07-01 15-DL 40 37 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 LAN $
2013 NYA $
2011 ARI $417,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$417,000
2 yrTotal$417,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 91 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Houston 3/13. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Houston 3/27/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 3/29/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12.
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011).
  • 1 year (2010). Acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 6/15/10 (Conor Jackson deal). Contract purchased by Arizona 6/16/10.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2007 (3-120) (TCU). $0.2385M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Sam Demel is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of February 28Jason Martinez2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: How to Analyze the Astros' SpendingZachary Levine2012-12-20
Transaction Analysis: Once and Future ProspectsBen Lindbergh2011-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Are the D'Backs for Real?Mike Petriello2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: He's Not a Machine, He's a Man!Ben Lindbergh2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: He's Not a Machine, He's a Man!Corey Dawkins2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Raising ArizonaBen Lindbergh2011-04-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Arizona DiamondbacksMarc Normandin2011-03-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Arizona DiamondbacksCorey Dawkins2011-03-25
BP Unfiltered: Depth Charts HotlineSky Kalkman2011-03-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-12-09
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenChase Gharrity2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Sam Demel has thrown 1,207 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (88mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph) and Slider (84mph).