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Michael Blazek PBrewers

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
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Birth Date3-16-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age27 years, 1 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
-0.22013
2014
0.72015
0.22016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 MIL 0 7 0 7.0 6 3 4 1 .264 106 7.7 3.9 1.3 5.1 40% .208 .269 1.29 5.02 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
2013 SLN 0 11 0 10.3 10 10 10 2 .262 99 8.7 8.7 1.7 8.7 48% .276 .301 1.94 6.79 6.97 0 0.00 0.0
2015 MIL MLB 45 0 55.7 40 18 47 3 .260 102 6.5 2.9 0.5 7.6 49% .242 .215 1.04 3.20 2.43 95 3.69 0.7
2016 MIL MLB 13 0 13.0 13 9 10 1 .283 103 9.0 6.2 0.7 6.9 46% .300 .314 1.69 4.99 3.46 115 5.22 -0.1
2013 TOT MLB 18 0 17.3 16 13 14 3 .263 102 8.3 6.8 1.6 7.3 45% .245 .289 1.67 6.08 5.71 126 5.32 -0.2
CareerMLB76086.06940717.2641027.24.20.77.447%.252.2481.274.053.241054.110.6

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 CRD Rk 10 3 34.7 33 13 42 1 .272 110 8.6 3.4 0.3 10.9 46% .352 .251 1.33 2.70 2.59
2008 JCY Rk 13 9 46.3 49 16 47 4 .262 96 9.5 3.1 0.8 9.1 50% .328 .273 1.40 4.31 5.05
2009 BAT A- 15 12 64.0 73 24 62 3 .250 102 10.3 3.4 0.4 8.7 49% .354 .288 1.52 3.35 4.50
2010 QUD A 32 11 103.0 78 31 104 5 .257 107 6.8 2.7 0.4 9.1 47% .280 .224 1.06 3.24 2.71
2010 PMB A+ 1 1 4.3 9 5 2 0 .258 88 18.8 10.5 0.0 4.2 60% .450 .401 3.26 5.99 12.56
2011 SFD AA 24 24 133.7 148 64 128 25 .251 114 10.0 4.3 1.7 8.6 50% .319 .285 1.59 5.53 5.45
2011 MEM AAA 2 2 12.0 8 9 6 1 .277 99 6.0 6.8 0.8 4.5 57% .194 .242 1.42 6.12 3.75
2012 SFD AA 40 7 80.0 61 34 83 11 .263 99 6.9 3.8 1.2 9.3 44% .254 .244 1.19 4.38 4.16
2012 MEM AAA 2 1 3.3 6 2 1 1 .273 91 16.2 5.4 2.7 2.7 25% .455 .446 2.40 9.67 10.80
2013 MIL MLB 7 0 7.0 6 3 4 1 .264 106 7.7 3.9 1.3 5.1 40% .208 .269 1.29 5.02 3.86
2013 SLN MLB 11 0 10.3 10 10 10 2 .262 99 8.7 8.7 1.7 8.7 48% .276 .301 1.94 6.79 6.97
2013 SFD AA 17 0 19.7 11 10 25 0 .254 103 5.0 4.6 0.0 11.4 56% .244 .185 1.07 2.04 0.92
2013 MEM AAA 19 0 26.0 17 16 27 1 .253 95 5.9 5.5 0.3 9.3 36% .246 .221 1.27 3.84 2.77
2014 NAS AAA 37 17 102.3 106 40 87 9 .269 89 9.3 3.5 0.8 7.7 49% .317 .274 1.43 4.40 4.13
2015 MIL MLB 45 0 55.7 40 18 47 3 .260 102 6.5 2.9 0.5 7.6 49% .242 .215 1.04 3.20 2.43
2016 MIL MLB 13 0 13.0 13 9 10 1 .283 103 9.0 6.2 0.7 6.9 46% .300 .314 1.69 4.99 3.46

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 334 0.4042 0.4671 0.7628 0.6741 0.3266 0.8462 0.6462 0.2372
2015 862 0.4269 0.4084 0.7301 0.5190 0.3259 0.8534 0.5839 0.2699
2016 239 0.4435 0.4184 0.7800 0.5943 0.2782 0.8730 0.6216 0.2200
Career14350.42440.42370.7460.56760.31810.8550.60470.254

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
2014-06-18 2014-06-27 Minors 9 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIL $514,200
2015 MIL $508,500
2014 MIL $
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$508,500
2011Current$514,200
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,022,700
2 yrTotal$1,022,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 67 d1 year/$0.5085M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from St. Louis 9/1/13 (player to be named in 8/30/13 John Axford deal).
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2007 (35-1,068) (Arbor View HS, Las Vegas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .184 .263 .310 .209
11 vs R (Multi) .217 .284 .289 .230
18 Split (Multi) -.032 -.022 .021 -.021
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .184 .253 .299 .198
31 vs R (2015) .212 .278 .283 .227
38 Split (2015) -.028 -.025 .016 -.029
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Michael Blazek is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Expert FAAB Review: Week OneMike Gianella2016-04-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Watching Mike Make the SausageMike Gianella2015-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: See You LatosChristopher Crawford2015-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: See You LatosR.J. Anderson2015-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 7, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: What to Watch When You're Not Watching Your WatchR.J. Anderson2015-07-15
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 60: Who Is Pat Benatar?Mike Gianella2015-07-09
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 60: Who Is Pat Benatar?Bret Sayre2015-07-09
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 60: Who Is Pat Benatar?George Bissell2015-07-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 14Mike Gianella2015-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Bummed!Daniel Rathman2015-05-22
Expert FAAB Review: Week SixMike Gianella2015-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Baseball Happened, Will Continue To HappenDaniel Rathman2015-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Who Are These Guys?R.J. Anderson2015-04-07
Notes from the Field: Seven Days and 32 Prospects in the DesertAl Skorupa2015-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesChris Mellen2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesBen Lindbergh2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesNick J. Faleris2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesJason Cole2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Blazek has thrown 1,515 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Slider (84mph) and Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph) and Sinker (92mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph).