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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-21-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age26 years, 0 months, 2 days
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WARP Summary

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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
2014 TEX 25 3 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 3 3 0 7 1 1 0 3 6.75 2.41 2.94 0.9 0.1
Career304.00.04.0000000186330711036.752.412.940.90.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2011 SPO A- 23 0 26.0 2.67 145 .241 .258 .334 .375 .268 .345 100 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2011 MYR A+ 1 0 1.0 4.32 102 .196 .257 .313 .413 .246 .250 102 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 MYR A+ 17 0 20.3 6.41 44 .286 .264 .337 .417 .273 .279 89 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2013 RNG Rk 1 1 0.0 26.30 -403 .712 .262 .301 .361 .246 1.000 86 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2014 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 2.94 133 .271 .262 .324 .398 .269 .429 106 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2014 FRI AA 8 0 13.3 2.96 132 .177 .238 .310 .351 .246 .176 103 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3
2014 ROU AAA 33 1 43.3 3.92 123 .288 .275 .340 .426 .272 .400 99 11.0 1.1 11.0 1.1

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
2011 SPO A- 1 2 9 23 0 26.0 23 1 35 3 59% .345 8.0 0.3 1.0 12.1 0.92 3.12 7.8 0.8
2011 MYR A+ 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 50% .250 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 0.00 0.1 0.0
2012 MYR A+ 0 3 0 17 0 20.3 18 16 14 1 52% .279 8.0 7.1 0.4 6.2 1.67 6.64 -4.0 -0.4
2013 RNG Rk 0 1 0 1 1 0.0 2 2 0 0 100% 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 -0.8 -0.1
2014 TEX MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 6 1 3 0 50% .429 13.5 2.2 0.0 6.8 1.75 6.75 0.9 0.1
2014 ROU AAA 3 3 1 33 1 43.3 52 16 54 4 44% .400 10.8 3.3 0.8 11.2 1.57 4.15 11.0 1.1
2014 FRI AA 2 0 3 8 0 13.3 7 2 10 1 31% .176 4.7 1.4 0.7 6.8 0.68 0.68 2.4 0.3

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
2014 69 0.5072 0.5217 0.7500 0.7429 0.2941 0.8462 0.5000 0.2500
Career690.50720.52170.750.74290.29410.84620.50.25

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-08-20 2013-10-02 60-DL 43 38 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-08-22 -
2012-04-05 2012-09-05 Minors 153 139 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-08-22 -
2012-03-02 2012-03-15 Camp 13 0 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -
2010-07-15 2010-07-25 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 TEX $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 41 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Texas 2/26/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Texas 2/18/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11. Re-signed by Texas 3/1/12.
  • Drafted by Texas 2007 (2-80) (Bellaire HS, Texas) $0.405M signing bonus.

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Measuring Pitching with TrackMan: The Secrets of Fastball SpinZach Day2013-12-05


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Matthew West has thrown 193 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph) and Change (85mph).