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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-21-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
Age29 years, 6 months, 6 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.42012
0.82013
1.72014
1.02015
0.92016
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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
2012 PHI MLB 32 0 27.3 25 20 35 1 .263 99 8.2 6.6 0.3 11.5 55% .333 .270 1.65 3.58 3.95 94 3.56 0.4
2013 PHI MLB 45 0 38.3 34 16 41 1 .256 106 8.0 3.8 0.2 9.6 53% .311 .233 1.30 2.47 2.58 86 2.88 0.8
2014 PHI MLB 73 0 71.0 66 35 100 4 .264 98 8.4 4.4 0.5 12.7 44% .363 .268 1.42 2.62 3.80 77 2.59 1.7
2015 PHI 0 41 0 36.7 40 24 49 3 .267 100 9.8 5.9 0.7 12.0 55% .381 .295 1.75 3.68 5.15 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TEX 0 26 0 21.7 13 7 20 2 .265 106 5.4 2.9 0.8 8.3 60% .200 .208 0.92 3.57 2.08 0 0.00 0.0
2016 TEX MLB 42 0 36.0 20 14 39 3 .269 5.0 3.5 0.8 9.8 47% .202 .203 0.94 3.45 2.50 87 3.26 0.7
2015 TOT MLB 67 0 58.3 53 31 69 5 .266 102 8.2 4.8 0.8 10.6 57% .316 .267 1.44 3.64 4.01 87 3.25 1.0
CareerMLB2590231.019811628414.264857.74.50.511.151%.315.2531.363.103.47843.024.6

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 WPT A- 3 3 16.0 10 8 11 0 .237 90 5.6 4.5 0.0 6.2 33% .233 .229 1.12 3.76 2.25
2007 PHL Rk 10 7 37.0 29 13 35 2 .225 84 7.1 3.2 0.5 8.5 42% .284 .223 1.14 3.56 2.92
2008 LWD A 19 19 96.3 120 47 53 4 .259 101 11.2 4.4 0.4 5.0 46% .347 .313 1.73 4.62 5.42
2008 WPT A- 8 8 45.0 41 25 43 4 .257 93 8.2 5.0 0.8 8.6 45% .301 .276 1.47 4.59 4.40
2009 LWD A 32 2 55.7 59 28 52 3 .262 92 9.5 4.5 0.5 8.4 51% .326 .282 1.56 3.80 4.04
2010 LWD A 21 0 23.7 16 15 30 0 .264 90 6.1 5.7 0.0 11.4 70% .267 .250 1.31 3.53 1.90
2010 CLR A+ 24 0 32.0 22 23 26 2 .266 90 6.2 6.5 0.6 7.3 61% .256 .290 1.41 5.34 3.66
2010 MSS Wnt 5 0 3.7 14 4 3 0 .000 34.1 9.7 0.0 7.3 0% .609 .000 4.86 5.98 29.19
2011 REA AA 53 0 65.0 47 44 83 3 .271 87 6.5 6.1 0.4 11.5 56% .288 .254 1.40 3.72 3.05
2012 PHI MLB 32 0 27.3 25 20 35 1 .263 99 8.2 6.6 0.3 11.5 55% .333 .270 1.65 3.58 3.95
2012 LEH AAA 25 0 26.7 19 13 37 0 .260 95 6.4 4.4 0.0 12.5 56% .306 .213 1.20 2.07 1.69
2013 PHI MLB 45 0 38.3 34 16 41 1 .256 106 8.0 3.8 0.2 9.6 53% .311 .233 1.30 2.47 2.58
2013 LEH AAA 30 0 30.0 31 24 37 1 .254 103 9.3 7.2 0.3 11.1 62% .380 .278 1.83 3.67 5.70
2014 PHI MLB 73 0 71.0 66 35 100 4 .264 98 8.4 4.4 0.5 12.7 44% .363 .268 1.42 2.62 3.80
2015 PHI MLB 41 0 36.7 40 24 49 3 .267 100 9.8 5.9 0.7 12.0 55% .381 .295 1.75 3.68 5.15
2015 TEX MLB 26 0 21.7 13 7 20 2 .265 106 5.4 2.9 0.8 8.3 60% .200 .208 0.92 3.57 2.08
2015 LEH AAA 6 0 7.0 5 1 7 0 .254 99 6.4 1.3 0.0 9.0 50% .278 .172 0.86 1.59 0.00
2016 TEX MLB 42 0 36.0 20 14 39 3 .269 5.0 3.5 0.8 9.8 47% .202 .203 0.94 3.45 2.50

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
2012 522 0.4808 0.4598 0.6917 0.6454 0.2878 0.7654 0.5385 0.3083
2013 629 0.4626 0.4738 0.6779 0.6289 0.3402 0.7541 0.5565 0.3221
2014 1289 0.4717 0.4453 0.6690 0.5987 0.3084 0.7775 0.4810 0.3310
2015 1096 0.4754 0.4580 0.7171 0.6276 0.3043 0.7951 0.5714 0.2829
2016 606 0.4505 0.4274 0.7490 0.5824 0.3003 0.7987 0.6700 0.2510
Career41420.46930.45220.69760.61440.30840.78020.55130.3024

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 TEX $1,255,000
2015 PHI $535,500
2014 PHI $515,500
2013 PHI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,051,000
2011Current$1,255,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$2,306,000
3 yrTotal$2,306,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 50 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year/$1.255M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.255M (2016). Re-signed by Texas 1/29/16 (avoided arbitration, $1.55M-$0.975M). Performance bonus: $20,000 for 65 games.
  • 1 year/$0.5355M (2015). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15. Acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/15 (Hamels deal).
  • 1 year/$0.5155M (2014). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/11. Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12.
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (30-923) (Cloud County CC, Kan.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .245 .327 .321 .257
11 vs R (Multi) .235 .338 .366 .269
18 Split (Multi) .010 -.011 -.045 -.012
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .266 .367 .362 .280
31 vs R (2015) .212 .311 .348 .257
38 Split (2015) .054 .056 .013 .023
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Jake Diekman is referenced in the following articles.

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 15Mike Gianella2016-07-15
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2016-06-14
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week EightMatt Collins2016-05-24
Expert FAAB Review: Week SevenMike Gianella2016-05-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week SevenMatt Collins2016-05-17
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Outta Left Field: Craig Kimbrel Is Increasing His LeadDustin Palmateer2016-04-26
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastNicolas Stellini2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastMatthew Trueblood2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastJames Fegan2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastRian Watt2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastChristopher Crawford2016-04-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: American League RelieversMike Gianella2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Surveying the Uncertain Closer LandscapeJ.P. Breen2016-01-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Strikeouts: The General LandscapeGreg Wellemeyer2015-11-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Repeat After Me: HDDGeorge Bissell2015-11-05
Playoff Prospectus: We Are All Dead: ALDS Game 5R.J. Anderson2015-10-15
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Transaction Analysis: How the AL Division Champs Got HereBP Staff2015-10-08
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Wild!Chris Mosch2015-10-02
Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
Expert FAAB Review: Week 22Mike Gianella2015-09-01
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BP Unfiltered: The 2015 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis ThreadBaseball Prospectus2015-07-31
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 23, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-23
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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Diekman has thrown 4,409 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (97mph) and Slider (86mph). He also rarely throws a Change (88mph).