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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date2-19-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age31 years, 9 months, 14 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12012
0.62013
0.92014
0.12015
1.52016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2012 SFN MLB 12 0 12.3 0 0 0 19 2 8 0 .255 100 13.9 1.5 0.0 5.8 67% .422 .306 1.70 2.81 5.84 101 4.25 102.6 0.1
2013 OAK MLB 33 0 39.0 2 0 0 42 6 27 0 .267 93 9.7 1.4 0.0 6.2 56% .333 .224 1.23 2.15 1.38 93 3.32 93.8 0.6
2014 OAK MLB 72 0 86.7 8 2 1 80 15 45 4 .259 95 8.3 1.6 0.4 4.7 58% .269 .243 1.10 3.31 2.28 100 3.61 96.9 0.9
2015 OAK MLB 41 0 46.7 2 4 0 64 6 28 7 .267 97 12.3 1.2 1.4 5.4 50% .354 .309 1.50 4.37 6.75 104 4.53 106.4 0.1
2016 CLE MLB 62 0 70.7 5 1 1 54 10 57 2 .253 114 6.9 1.3 0.3 7.3 64% .260 .188 0.91 2.29 1.53 80 3.06 82.9 1.5
CareerMLB2200255.317722593916513.2601009.11.40.55.858%.302.2421.173.022.93953.6194.63.3

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2007 SLO A- 22 0 22.3 0 0 19 12 0 15 1 .262 108 4.8 0.0 0.4 6.1 61% .171 .149 0.54 2.93 1.21 85 3.40 95.7
2008 AUG A 25 0 27.0 0 0 18 22 4 26 0 .258 94 7.3 1.3 0.0 8.7 63% .278 .203 0.96 2.08 0.33 83 2.92 91.6
2008 SJO A+ 27 0 27.0 1 1 16 34 3 23 1 .264 89 11.3 1.0 0.3 7.7 56% .358 .322 1.37 3.11 3.67 91 2.45 86.7
2009 NRW AA 39 0 39.0 0 3 19 40 10 31 0 .262 91 9.2 2.3 0.0 7.2 59% .333 .225 1.28 2.47 1.15 0 0.00 0.0
2010 SJO A+ 10 0 13.3 3 0 0 11 1 11 2 .251 108 7.4 0.7 1.4 7.4 53% .250 .194 0.90 4.26 4.06 89 2.91 90.7
2010 GIA Rk 9 0 10.7 2 0 1 7 1 7 0 .261 95 5.9 0.8 0.0 5.9 62% .167 .188 0.75 3.23 0.00 95 4.11 101.8
2011 RIC AA 23 0 38.0 2 1 1 34 4 40 0 .271 83 8.1 0.9 0.0 9.5 61% .318 .202 1.00 1.78 1.42 69 2.30 86.4
2011 FRE AAA 33 0 36.0 2 3 12 38 7 36 4 .271 102 9.5 1.8 1.0 9.0 45% .318 .258 1.25 3.81 3.25 79 1.87 73.7
2012 SFN MLB 12 0 12.3 0 0 0 19 2 8 0 .255 100 13.9 1.5 0.0 5.8 67% .422 .306 1.70 2.81 5.84 101 4.25 102.6
2012 FRE AAA 48 0 62.0 5 5 0 70 8 45 4 .269 103 10.2 1.2 0.6 6.5 56% .333 .251 1.26 3.58 2.90 81 1.42 69.2
2013 OAK MLB 33 0 39.0 2 0 0 42 6 27 0 .267 93 9.7 1.4 0.0 6.2 56% .333 .224 1.23 2.15 1.38 93 3.32 93.8
2013 SAC AAA 23 0 27.3 1 0 15 14 1 22 0 .267 93 4.6 0.3 0.0 7.2 63% .187 .153 0.55 2.18 0.99 77 1.97 76.0
2014 OAK MLB 72 0 86.7 8 2 1 80 15 45 4 .259 95 8.3 1.6 0.4 4.7 58% .269 .243 1.10 3.31 2.28 100 3.61 96.9
2015 OAK MLB 41 0 46.7 2 4 0 64 6 28 7 .267 97 12.3 1.2 1.4 5.4 50% .354 .309 1.50 4.37 6.75 104 4.53 106.4
2015 NAS AAA 15 2 27.7 2 0 0 23 4 19 1 .274 86 7.5 1.3 0.3 6.2 60% .262 .199 0.98 3.13 1.95 85 2.39 85.6
2016 CLE MLB 62 0 70.7 5 1 1 54 10 57 2 .253 114 6.9 1.3 0.3 7.3 64% .260 .188 0.91 2.29 1.53 80 3.06 82.9

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 182 0.5659 0.4890 0.8090 0.6602 0.2658 0.8529 0.6667 0.1910
2013 578 0.5121 0.4775 0.8514 0.6047 0.3440 0.9274 0.7113 0.1486
2014 1188 0.5320 0.4865 0.8426 0.5965 0.3615 0.9098 0.7164 0.1574
2015 719 0.5118 0.4951 0.8399 0.6359 0.3476 0.8974 0.7295 0.1601
2016 990 0.4970 0.4980 0.8357 0.6443 0.3534 0.8864 0.7443 0.1643
Career36570.51710.490.83990.62170.3490.9010.72320.1601

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
2010-04-05 2010-08-04 Minors 121 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery -
2009-07-27 2009-09-08 Minors 43 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -
2009-07-27 2009-09-19 Minors 54 0 Right Arm Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $520,000
2015 OAK $512,500
2014 OAK $502,500
2013 OAK $
2012 SFN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,495,000
2011Current$520,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,015,000
4 yrTotal$2,015,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 124 dACES1 year/$0.52M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15. Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Oakland 11/3/15. Acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/18/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/12/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014). Re-signed by Oakland 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/13. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13. Claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13. DFA by Oakland 4/5/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13. Contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .301 .338 .431 .293
11 vs R (Multi) .287 .310 .423 .260
18 Split (Multi) .014 .028 .008 .032
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .328 .353 .531 .319
31 vs R (2015) .336 .356 .531 .304
38 Split (2015) -.008 -.003 .000 .015
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

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Flu-Like Symptoms: The Annual Vogelsong AwardsRob Mains2016-11-09
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This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Assessing the Managers' Moves in Game 1Matthew Trueblood2016-10-26
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Playoff Prospectus: Postseason (Or At Least Indians) MagicTrevor Strunk2016-10-18
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Expert FAAB Review: Week 22Mike Gianella2016-08-30
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Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeAdam McInturff2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
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Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeBryan Grosnick2016-08-01
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Dan Otero has thrown 3,990 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (92mph), Change (84mph) and Slider (84mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (78mph) and Cutter (86mph).