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Ariel Pena PBrewers

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-20-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight245 lbs
Age27 years, 4 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
0.02015
-0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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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 WARP
2015 MIL MLB 6 5 27.3 2 1 0 24 14 27 2 .264 99 7.9 4.6 0.7 8.9 40% .293 .274 1.39 3.89 4.28 108 5.00 0.0
2016 MIL MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 5 2 0 3 .278 95 27.0 10.8 16.2 0.0 44% .333 .682 4.20 30.17 27.00 110 6.72 -0.0
CareerMLB7529.02102916275.265999.05.01.68.441%.296.3081.555.405.591085.10-0.0

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
2007 DNG Rk 14 14 79.7 10 2 0 62 32 54 1 .000 7.0 3.6 0.1 6.1 0% .254 .000 1.18 3.36 2.26 0 0.00
2008 DNG Rk 15 15 96.7 7 3 0 73 26 110 0 .000 6.8 2.4 0.0 10.2 0% .296 .000 1.02 1.98 1.86 0 0.00
2009 ANG Rk 14 6 49.3 5 4 0 46 15 47 2 .262 96 8.4 2.7 0.4 8.6 40% .293 .240 1.24 4.12 3.83 93 2.87
2010 CDR A 18 18 103.0 7 5 0 93 60 88 7 .256 106 8.1 5.2 0.6 7.7 46% .285 .251 1.49 4.74 3.76 114 6.19
2010 RCU A+ 3 3 10.3 0 1 0 10 13 8 0 .262 94 8.7 11.4 0.0 7.0 38% .345 .301 2.23 5.97 8.74 0 0.00
2011 SBR A+ 27 27 151.7 10 6 0 154 81 180 10 .273 97 9.1 4.8 0.6 10.7 46% .358 .275 1.55 4.18 4.45 0 0.00
2011 SLC AAA 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 7 4 3 0 .247 109 15.8 9.0 0.0 6.8 53% .467 .319 2.75 5.28 2.25 105 6.20
2012 ARK AA 19 19 114.3 6 6 0 95 42 111 14 .268 92 7.5 3.3 1.1 8.7 43% .264 .252 1.20 4.06 2.99 91 4.60
2012 HUN AA 7 7 32.3 0 2 0 40 23 29 5 .253 104 11.1 6.4 1.4 8.1 43% .385 .340 1.95 5.96 7.24 112 11.38
2012 LIC Wnt 3 1 4.3 0 0 0 7 4 4 0 .000 14.5 8.3 0.0 8.3 0% .438 .000 2.54 5.41 14.54 0 0.00
2013 HUN AA 27 27 142.3 8 9 0 115 79 131 17 .255 103 7.3 5.0 1.1 8.3 42% .261 .258 1.36 4.33 3.73 108 6.56
2014 NAS AAA 25 24 128.3 9 8 0 96 75 140 12 .265 87 6.7 5.3 0.8 9.8 35% .266 .259 1.33 4.60 4.56 113 8.80
2015 MIL MLB 6 5 27.3 2 1 0 24 14 27 2 .264 99 7.9 4.6 0.7 8.9 40% .293 .274 1.39 3.89 4.28 108 5.00
2015 CSP AAA 43 7 82.7 2 2 0 77 32 83 7 .272 114 8.4 3.5 0.8 9.0 39% .312 .249 1.32 3.96 4.14 0 0.00
2016 MIL MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 5 2 0 3 .278 95 27.0 10.8 16.2 0.0 44% .333 .682 4.20 30.17 27.00 110 6.72
2016 CSP AAA 16 5 37.7 2 2 0 51 32 35 7 .262 115 12.2 7.6 1.7 8.4 34% .383 .332 2.20 6.91 8.36 132 12.19

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 494 0.4372 0.4636 0.6943 0.6852 0.2914 0.8041 0.4938 0.3057
2016 43 0.3953 0.4884 0.8095 0.8235 0.2692 0.9286 0.5714 0.1905
Career5370.43380.46560.70350.69630.28960.81410.50.2965

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
2014-08-22 - Minors - - Right Elbow Soreness -
2014-04-13 2014-04-20 Minors 7 0 Right Forearm Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIL $510,000
2015 MIL $
2014 MIL $
2013 MIL $
2012 ANA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$510,000
1 yrTotal$510,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 31 d1 year/$0.51M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16. DFA by Milwaukee 4/5/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/9/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Milwaukee 9/4/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Milwaukee 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by LA Angels 11/18/11. Re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 7/27/12 (Greinke deal).
  • Signed by LA Angels 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .256 .431 .564 .336
11 vs R (Multi) .226 .269 .323 .225
18 Split (Multi) .031 .163 .242 .111
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .256 .431 .564 .336
31 vs R (2015) .226 .269 .323 .225
38 Split (2015) .031 .163 .242 .111
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Ariel Pena is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Picking Up Where They Left OffDaniel Rathman2016-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of December 21-22Wilson Karaman2015-12-23
Transaction Analysis: How the NL Division Winners Got HereBP Staff2015-10-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 10, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Exes and OltsR.J. Anderson2015-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Dayton HammerMatthew Trueblood2015-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Dayton HammerChristopher Crawford2015-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Dayton HammerMike Gianella2015-07-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Milwaukee BrewersJ.P. Breen2014-12-17
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-11-17
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2014-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-29
One Move: American League EastBen Carsley2013-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 21Zach Mortimer2013-08-22


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ariel Pena has thrown 628 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph).