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Birth Date2-2-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 26 days
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WARP Summary

Standard

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
2011 WAS 23 3 2 12.0 10.7 1.3 2 0 0 1 0 0 48 7 1 1 0 7 6 6 0 4 0.75 3.83 3.98 0.2 0.0
2013 HOU 25 18 14 83.3 75.7 7.7 5 6 0 0 6 0 365 78 51 48 15 147 37 37 3 77 5.18 5.01 4.95 2.3 0.3
2014 HOU 26 19 15 87.7 78.0 9.7 3 7 0 0 5 0 391 91 51 48 13 148 48 46 2 77 4.93 5.04 5.22 2.1 0.2
Career4031183.0164.318.71013011108041761039728302918951584.774.955.024.60.5

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 NAT Rk 13 7 39.3 3.61 123 .243 .253 .348 .356 .266 .296 96 6.7 0.6 6.7 0.6
2008 HAG A 8 8 33.7 7.92 33 .338 .255 .328 .391 .260 .280 106 -5.7 -0.6 -5.7 -0.6
2008 VER A- 14 14 75.0 5.40 76 .257 .243 .316 .350 .253 .274 96 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2009 HAG A 19 17 100.0 5.72 63 .276 .259 .334 .381 .268 .312 96 -5.6 -0.6 -5.6 -0.6
2009 POT A+ 8 7 47.7 5.11 88 .252 .254 .325 .377 .258 .271 102 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2010 POT A+ 19 18 103.3 4.04 117 .254 .271 .337 .400 .256 .343 108 20.3 2.1 20.3 2.1
2010 HAR AA 7 7 38.7 6.20 73 .248 .263 .330 .420 .256 .252 108 0.9 0.1 1.6 0.2
2010 SUR Wnt 9 0 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 WAS MLB 3 2 12.0 3.98 96 .170 .251 .310 .365 .254 .184 92 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.0
2011 HAR AA 16 14 98.7 2.96 126 .194 .256 .322 .389 .270 .266 84 18.2 1.8 16.5 1.6
2011 SYR AAA 9 9 48.0 4.79 96 .228 .261 .329 .402 .253 .248 95 2.3 0.2 1.0 0.1
2012 SAC AAA 28 25 134.7 4.54 103 .294 .285 .349 .436 .269 .340 94 19.1 1.9 19.1 1.9
2013 HOU MLB 18 14 83.3 4.95 83 .289 .257 .321 .405 .270 .270 98 2.0 0.2 2.3 0.3
2013 OKL AAA 14 13 79.0 4.14 104 .228 .257 .328 .393 .264 .273 90 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2014 HOU MLB 19 15 87.7 5.22 81 .288 .261 .323 .405 .266 .311 104 1.7 0.2 2.1 0.2

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
2007 NAT Rk 1 1 0 13 7 39.3 38 15 34 1 48% .296 8.7 3.4 0.2 7.8 1.35 3.89 6.7 0.6
2008 VER A- 4 7 0 14 14 75.0 67 27 54 3 59% .274 8.0 3.2 0.4 6.5 1.25 3.12 -1.2 -0.1
2008 HAG A 0 5 0 8 8 33.7 38 21 23 8 33% .280 10.1 5.6 2.1 6.1 1.75 9.08 -5.7 -0.6
2009 HAG A 5 8 0 19 17 100.0 104 32 77 10 53% .312 9.4 2.9 0.9 6.9 1.36 4.05 -5.6 -0.6
2009 POT A+ 3 3 0 8 7 47.7 46 10 27 4 49% .271 8.7 1.9 0.8 5.1 1.17 4.34 1.0 0.1
2010 POT A+ 4 9 0 19 18 103.3 109 25 118 11 50% .343 9.5 2.2 1.0 10.3 1.30 4.44 20.3 2.1
2010 HAR AA 2 2 0 7 7 38.7 33 22 30 5 41% .252 7.7 5.1 1.2 7.0 1.42 4.65 1.6 0.2
2010 SUR Wnt 0 0 0 9 0 12.0 10 3 17 1 0% .333 7.5 2.2 0.8 12.8 1.08 4.50 0.0 0.0
2011 SYR AAA 5 1 0 9 9 48.0 36 24 48 5 37% .248 6.8 4.5 0.9 9.0 1.25 3.19 1.0 0.1
2011 WAS MLB 2 0 0 3 2 12.0 7 6 4 0 32% .184 5.2 4.5 0.0 3.0 1.08 0.75 0.2 0.0
2011 HAR AA 10 2 0 16 14 98.7 62 23 129 4 41% .266 5.7 2.1 0.4 11.8 0.86 2.01 16.5 1.6
2012 SAC AAA 12 9 0 28 25 134.7 147 66 139 16 35% .340 9.8 4.4 1.1 9.3 1.58 6.01 19.1 1.9
2013 OKL AAA 6 2 0 14 13 79.0 65 22 76 9 39% .273 7.4 2.5 1.0 8.7 1.10 2.73 9.9 1.0
2013 HOU MLB 5 6 0 18 14 83.3 78 37 77 15 39% .270 8.4 4.0 1.6 8.3 1.38 5.18 2.3 0.3
2014 HOU MLB 3 7 0 19 15 87.7 91 48 77 13 43% .311 9.3 4.9 1.3 7.9 1.59 4.93 2.1 0.2

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
2011 201 0.4776 0.4428 0.9101 0.6563 0.2476 0.9206 0.8846 0.0899
2013 1486 0.4825 0.4263 0.8215 0.6151 0.2497 0.9093 0.6198 0.1785
2014 1511 0.4626 0.4307 0.7966 0.6137 0.2709 0.8508 0.6909 0.2034
Career31980.47280.42940.81530.6170.25960.88240.670.1847

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-16 2014-06-27 DTD 11 9 - General Medical Illness Food Poisoning -
2014-05-19 2014-05-29 DTD 10 10 Right Forearm Soreness -
2012-02-27 2012-03-05 Camp 7 0 - Low Back Tightness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $504,300
2013 HOU $490,000
2012 OAK $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$490,000
2011Current$504,300
2 yrPvs + Cur$994,300
2 yrTotal$994,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 124 d1 year/$0.5043M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13. Signed by Houston 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Oakland 2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Washington 9/6/11. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11.
  • Drafted by Washington 2006 (41-1,231) (Palm Beach CC, Fla.) (draft-and-follow). $0.11M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .281 .375 .525 .316
11 vs R (Multi) .185 .250 .344 .235
18 Split (Multi) .096 .125 .181 .081
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .286 .381 .538 .322
31 vs R (2013) .184 .247 .348 .236
38 Split (2013) .101 .134 .191 .086
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can we expect out of Brad Peacock this year?
(Bob from Alabama)
Peacock is going to be in the bullpen, where he belongs. He should improve, but I'm not sure if he's more than a middle reliever. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)In a fit of off-season boredom, I traded Marcell Ozuna for Brad Peacock. Now, I'm trying to remember why I did it. Help me out here, I don't want to sound like an idiot when the rest of the league comes back.
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
That's a sharp deal. Look at Peacock from August on when he added a slider. He was very good. Small sample, but there was a discernible change. (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Am I crazy to think Brad Peacock can break out in 2014?
(Frank from Houston)
I don't think you're crazy but I do think mental health counseling is an option for everyone. Perhaps especially you. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)I must have been bored out of my mind, because I just realized I traded Marcell Ozuna for Brad Peacock. Is there any way to spin this so I don't get laughed out of my league?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Sure. There's a good chance Ozuna doesn't see playing time in the near future thanks to Yelich/Marisnick/Stanton (Craig Goldstein)
2013-09-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Brad Peacock has been much better since his recall, as a starter, but his stuff just gives off a closer vibe to me. Where should he end up?
(Alex from Houston)
I think he's got a chance to stick as a back-end starter with good stuff thanks to that slider. The knucke-curve he's got can miss bats, but I think it works better as a second breaking ball. That hard slider he's shown more of recently really plays better off his fastball and gives him a slightly easier-to-command breaker on top of that. For me, that's been one of the primary keys to his recent success. (Jason Cole)
2013-02-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Between Alex White and Brad Peacock, whom the Astros acquired this off-season, which do you like more to figure out their problems and become a solid mid-rotation starter?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
I have to admit to now knowing much about White, but I do like what I've seen and heard about Peacock. Looking at our projections for '13, we give White a slight edge, but beyond that, your guess is as good as mine. Flip a coin, I guess? :/ (Ian Miller)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of the haul (Chris Carter, Brad Peacock, and Max Stassi) the Astros got for Jed Lowrie?
(Dave from Houston)
Impressed with the return. I've been impressed with the 'Stros ability to acquire talent. (Jason Parks)
2013-01-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)It recently came out that Houston and Oakland were discussing a possible Jed Lowrie trade that would have sent Chris Carter and a pitcher to Houston. Should we be glad that it fell through? I have to believe that Lowrie would command more than that at the deadline if he's healthy for the first four months of the season.
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
It's hard to judge what a deal would have meant for each team without knowing all of the pieces involved, but a healthy Lowrie — given the dearth of productive hitters who can play a passable shortstop — could be an excellent trade chip.

A related question, from webberoo11, asked who the "young pitcher" from Oakland might have been. One of the "On the Outside Looking In" starting pitchers (http://www.mlbdepthcharts.com/2012/10/oakland-athletics-2012-13-offseason.html#.UQgmLInjkjE) might have made sense. Purely speculating, I'll say either Brad Peacock or Sonny Gray. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-04-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Derek, thanks for the chat. Many people know I am better performer in the second half of season career-wise. Would you mind name more players you consider worth monitoring or even prospects who could have a big showing?
(Adam Laroche from National Capital)
Sorry, Adam, but I don’t buy the whole first-half/second-half thing for most players. As far as prospects that could be recalled and make an impact go, there are a lot of guys that could fit the bill. To name a few: Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Trevor Bauer, Joe Benson, Joe Wieland, Robbie Erlin, Leonys Martin, Tyler Skaggs, Jacob Turner, Brad Peacock, Jarrod Parker, Nolan Arenado, Danny Hultzen, and Brett Jackson. (Derek Carty)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)List your top 5 rookie pitchers in the AL/NL West.. Thanks..
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
Yikes. Off the top of my head, in alphabetical order: Trevor Bauer, Jarrod Parker, James Paxton, Brad Peacock, Drew Pomeranz. And I'll assume I've missed someone obvious. (Geoff Young)
2012-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rapid Fire: Ten fantasy rookies who will make impacts in 2012 (5 pitchers, 5 batters): _______? Go!
(Francois from Toronto)
Okay, rapid fire…
P: Yu Darvish, Matt Moore, Addison Reed, Julio Teheran, Brad Peacock
H: Jesus Montero, Yoennis Cespedes, Mike Trout, Devin Mesoraco, Tyler Pastornicky
There are certainly others that will have impacts too. I actually have an article about fantasy-worthy rookies in the Fantasy Baseball Index magazine that will hit newsstands this preseason, if you’re interested in my take on other guys. (Derek Carty)
2012-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat as I'm ready to get amped up for the 2012 season. Rotation Q's for a deeper league: Do Tyson Ross and Kris Medlen have chances of carving out rolls with those rotations currently influx?
(Bringon2012 from Kansas)
Absolutely not to Medlen. He’s good, but he’ll need to prove he’s recovered from TJ, and the Braves just have soooooo many options merely vying for the fifth spot (Minor, Teheran, Delgado, Vizcaino, etc.), most of which are now younger and more talented than Medlen. Medlen's probably 10th on their SP depth chart. Not a bad problem to have for a team, but for a Medlen owner it is. Ross has a slightly higher a chance, but the A’s also brought in quite the haul of starter candidates this winter between Jarrod Parker, Brad Peacock, and Tom Milone, plus mainstays (while healthy) of Brett Anderson, Dallas Braden, Brandon McCarthy, and (to a lesser extent) Guillermo Moscoso. Then you have the usual Ross-esque fill-ins like Graham Godfrey and Josh Outman, so it’ll be tough. (Derek Carty)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Brad Peacock has thrown 3,322 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 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 (93mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph), Slider (84mph) and Change (82mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).