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Rafael Martin PNationals

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-16-1984
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age31 years, 11 months, 14 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
-0.32015
0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2015 WAS MLB 13 0 12.3 12 5 25 4 .255 99 8.8 3.6 2.9 18.2 32% .381 .338 1.38 4.78 5.11 75 6.83 -0.3
CareerMLB13012.3125254.255998.83.62.918.232%.381.3381.384.785.11756.83-0.3

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 SLT mex 22 1 34.0 25 19 17 2 .000 6.6 5.0 0.5 4.5 0% .217 .000 1.29 4.96 2.65
2008 SLT mex 35 2 53.7 63 30 38 3 .000 10.6 5.0 0.5 6.4 0% .341 .000 1.73 4.46 4.19
2009 SLT mex 54 0 63.3 57 25 65 6 .000 8.1 3.6 0.9 9.2 0% .298 .000 1.30 3.90 4.12
2009 MAZ Wnt 18 0 21.0 11 6 22 0 .000 4.7 2.6 0.0 9.4 0% .220 .000 0.81 1.81 1.29
2010 HAR AA 47 0 67.3 55 26 58 5 .254 104 7.4 3.5 0.7 7.8 37% .262 .234 1.20 3.81 3.61
2011 POT A+ 6 0 8.0 6 2 10 0 .247 104 6.8 2.2 0.0 11.2 42% .316 .193 1.00 1.48 1.12
2011 HAR AA 32 0 35.7 26 9 44 1 .269 84 6.6 2.3 0.3 11.1 47% .291 .205 0.98 2.32 1.77
2011 MAZ Wnt 15 0 16.0 10 3 16 1 .000 5.6 1.7 0.6 9.0 0% .231 .000 0.81 2.33 2.81
2012 HAR AA 15 0 17.0 21 12 14 4 .265 105 11.1 6.4 2.1 7.4 30% .321 .346 1.94 6.73 7.41
2012 SYR AAA 13 0 17.7 16 11 15 2 .256 102 8.2 5.6 1.0 7.6 43% .259 .288 1.53 5.31 7.13
2012 NAT Rk 2 0 3.0 1 0 4 0 .258 85 3.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 83% .167 .067 0.33 0.77 0.00
2013 POT A+ 17 0 26.0 12 14 33 1 .256 108 4.2 4.8 0.3 11.4 38% .193 .192 1.00 3.04 1.04
2013 NAT Rk 4 0 5.0 3 0 6 0 .232 102 5.4 0.0 0.0 10.8 55% .273 .125 0.60 1.06 0.00
2014 POT A+ 2 0 4.7 0 0 4 0 .271 97 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 67% .000 -.024 0.00 1.80 0.00
2014 HAR AA 11 0 20.0 15 5 20 1 .251 105 6.8 2.2 0.5 9.0 44% .264 .209 1.00 2.90 2.70
2014 SYR AAA 25 0 33.7 20 7 42 0 .251 100 5.3 1.9 0.0 11.2 39% .260 .159 0.80 1.49 0.80
2015 WAS MLB 13 0 12.3 12 5 25 4 .255 99 8.8 3.6 2.9 18.2 32% .381 .338 1.38 4.78 5.11
2015 SYR AAA 46 0 56.0 41 16 68 4 .255 98 6.6 2.6 0.6 10.9 28% .278 .212 1.02 2.57 3.21
2016 SYR AAA 8 0 8.7 10 4 12 2 .245 10.4 4.2 2.1 12.5 17% .381 .293 1.62 4.86 6.23

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
2015 247 0.4899 0.4939 0.6066 0.6777 0.3175 0.6951 0.4250 0.3934
Career2470.48990.49390.60660.67770.31750.69510.4250.3934

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
2014-04-02 2014-05-05 Minors 33 0 - Not Disclosed -
2010-08-08 2010-08-21 Minors 13 0 Right Arm Fatigue -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 WAS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 48 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Washington 4/14/15.
  • Signed by Washington 2010 as a free agent from Mexico.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .357 .474 .786 .457
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .243 .429 .277
18 Split (Multi) .157 .230 .357 .180
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .357 .474 .786 .457
31 vs R (2015) .200 .243 .429 .277
38 Split (2015) .157 .230 .357 .180
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Rafael Martin is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2015-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Canoooooooooooo!Daniel Rathman2015-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Matt Harvey's 'Weird' ReturnDaniel Rathman2015-04-15


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Rafael Martin has thrown 308 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (87mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph) and Change (81mph).