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Justin Friend PPhillies

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
63.0 4.65 1.45 54 2 1 2 -0.1
Birth Date6-21-1986
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age28 years, 4 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.12014
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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

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 VAN A- 17 1 27.7 5.24 93 .246 .256 .347 .385 .261 .353 100 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2008 KNC A 42 0 63.3 4.35 95 .270 .251 .320 .376 .262 .329 98 4.4 0.5 4.4 0.5
2009 STO A+ 43 0 59.7 4.37 110 .250 .271 .343 .419 .273 .268 97 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2009 MID AA 9 0 9.3 5.38 117 .314 .269 .339 .396 .251 .485 137 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2009 SAC AAA 1 0 1.3 3.29 116 .324 .260 .330 .401 .270 .667 81 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2009 PDD Wnt 9 0 11.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .194 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 MID AA 36 1 56.0 4.45 99 .279 .258 .329 .380 .258 .354 100 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2011 CLR A+ 26 0 29.7 4.07 114 .191 .262 .327 .397 .256 .253 103 3.8 0.4 3.5 0.4
2011 REA AA 29 0 29.3 2.79 131 .239 .259 .322 .385 .267 .333 87 6.7 0.7 6.7 0.7
2012 REA AA 38 0 39.7 2.99 135 .179 .255 .322 .373 .253 .250 104 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2012 LEH AAA 12 0 14.3 4.41 97 .279 .263 .330 .404 .256 .408 97 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 LAG Wnt 20 0 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 REA AA 2 0 2.0 13.15 -55 .422 .255 .333 .405 .268 .625 112 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2013 LEH AAA 46 0 71.3 6.56 51 .255 .256 .328 .393 .256 .261 101 -8.8 -0.9 -8.8 -0.9
2014 REA AA 2 0 2.0 2.53 148 .153 .265 .329 .387 .256 .250 107 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 LEH AAA 1 0 1.0 4.68 93 .251 .279 .332 .426 .263 .333 97 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 VAN A- 0 2 1 17 1 27.7 26 19 31 0 63% .353 8.4 6.2 0.0 10.1 1.62 3.25 3.8 0.4
2008 KNC A 5 5 11 42 0 63.3 59 32 78 6 60% .329 8.4 4.5 0.9 11.1 1.44 3.84 4.4 0.5
2009 STO A+ 1 4 5 43 0 59.7 47 29 64 5 53% .268 7.1 4.4 0.8 9.6 1.27 2.86 8.1 0.8
2009 SAC AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 2 1 3 0 33% .667 13.8 6.9 0.0 20.8 2.31 13.85 0.2 0.0
2009 PDD Wnt 3 1 0 9 0 11.3 6 5 9 0 0% .194 4.8 4.0 0.0 7.2 0.97 3.98 0.0 0.0
2009 MID AA 1 0 1 9 0 9.3 12 7 11 1 38% .485 11.6 6.8 1.0 10.6 2.04 7.74 1.8 0.2
2010 MID AA 3 3 0 36 1 56.0 63 38 50 1 53% .354 10.1 6.1 0.2 8.0 1.80 3.70 4.3 0.4
2011 REA AA 1 4 9 29 0 29.3 29 8 31 1 45% .333 8.9 2.5 0.3 9.5 1.26 3.38 6.7 0.7
2011 CLR A+ 2 3 19 26 0 29.7 20 8 30 1 67% .253 6.1 2.4 0.3 9.1 0.94 2.12 3.5 0.4
2012 LEH AAA 2 1 1 12 0 14.3 21 3 13 1 46% .408 13.2 1.9 0.6 8.2 1.67 4.40 0.8 0.1
2012 REA AA 2 0 24 38 0 39.7 24 15 41 0 55% .250 5.4 3.4 0.0 9.3 0.98 0.23 8.8 0.9
2012 LAG Wnt 3 1 1 20 0 17.3 19 9 17 3 0% .308 9.9 4.7 1.6 8.8 1.62 5.19 0.0 0.0
2013 REA AA 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 5 4 2 0 38% .625 22.5 18.0 0.0 9.0 4.50 22.50 -1.4 -0.1
2013 LEH AAA 5 4 1 46 0 71.3 61 43 57 8 55% .261 7.7 5.4 1.0 7.2 1.46 3.79 -8.8 -0.9
2014 LEH AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 67% .333 9.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 2.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2014 REA AA 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 1 1 2 0 50% .250 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.5 0.1

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-06-06 2010-07-18 Minors 42 0 Right Elbow Strain -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 3.4 1.4 3 64 0 82.3 64 33 71 8 .269 1.18 3.40 3.69 10.2 1.0
80o 3 1.2 2.6 59 0 75.5 63 33 65 7 .284 1.27 3.82 4.15 5.3 0.5
70o 2.8 1.1 2.4 55 0 70.7 62 32 61 7 .295 1.34 4.13 4.49 2.2 0.2
60o 2.6 1 2.2 52 0 66.6 61 32 57 7 .305 1.40 4.40 4.78 -0.2 -0.0
50o 2.4 0.9 2 49 0 63.0 60 31 54 7 .314 1.46 4.65 5.06 -2.2 -0.2
40o 2.2 0.8 1.8 47 0 59.4 59 31 51 7 .323 1.51 4.91 5.34 -4.0 -0.4
30o 2.1 0.7 1.7 44 0 55.6 58 30 48 7 .332 1.58 5.20 5.65 -5.7 -0.6
20o 1.9 0.6 1.5 40 0 51.3 56 29 44 7 .344 1.66 5.53 6.01 -7.3 -0.7
10o 1.6 0.5 1.2 36 0 45.6 53 28 39 6 .359 1.77 6.02 6.54 -9.2 -0.9
Weighted Mean2.40.9249062.35931547.3121.444.615.02-1.9-0.2

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 5% 5% 7% 11%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152921239050462244651.3051.364.184.548.34.07.91.10.2
20163021135045432038551.3111.394.374.758.54.07.51.00.1
20173121135045432039551.3091.394.324.708.54.07.71.00.1
20183221133043411836551.3081.374.304.688.63.87.51.00.1
20193321131040381733551.3091.364.374.758.53.87.41.10.1
20203411130039371632551.3081.374.334.708.63.77.41.20.1
20213511128036341530451.3081.364.334.718.53.87.51.00.1
20223610126034331429451.3081.374.334.708.73.77.61.00.1
20233710125033311327451.3081.354.344.728.53.67.41.10.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.81.10.710.90.84.5

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51 85 Josh Newman 2010 0.00 DNP
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54 85 Jon Meloan 2013 0.00 DNP
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82 83 Matt Wilhite 2010 0.00 DNP
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Justin Friend threw 47 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph).