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John Gaub PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 2.7 0 0 0 3 6.75 0
Birth Date4-28-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
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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 CHN 26 4 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 3 6.75 2.99 4.09 0.1 0.0
Career402.70.02.7000000122220322036.752.994.090.10.0

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 IND Rk 4 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .444 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 LKC A 34 0 64.0 3.12 133 .230 .254 .325 .373 .256 .307 102 19.1 2.0 19.1 2.0
2009 TEN AA 26 0 28.7 4.22 95 .245 .262 .338 .396 .271 .262 94 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2009 IOW AAA 26 0 31.3 2.50 140 .213 .268 .337 .406 .274 .232 87 8.8 0.9 8.5 0.9
2009 MSS Wnt 10 0 9.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .462 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 IOW AAA 30 0 29.0 3.45 131 .265 .278 .346 .426 .263 .356 96 7.7 0.7 7.7 0.7
2010 CUB Rk 1 1 0.3 9.16 -20 .555 .274 .329 .399 .294 .500 89 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2011 CHN MLB 4 0 2.7 4.09 102 .236 .267 .347 .437 .285 .286 101 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2011 IOW AAA 50 0 55.3 4.72 119 .234 .287 .358 .446 .267 .288 102 10.5 1.0 9.8 0.9
2011 ESC Wnt 13 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 DUR AAA 16 0 16.7 4.12 111 .231 .251 .327 .383 .251 .250 105 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 MEM AAA 33 0 32.3 4.45 108 .307 .279 .340 .426 .270 .361 93 4.5 0.4 4.0 0.4
2012 ROU AAA 5 0 4.3 1.04 178 .228 .267 .330 .436 .260 .250 92 2.1 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 IND Rk 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 4 4 4 0 0% .444 9.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 2.00 2.25 0.0 0.0
2008 LKC A 1 1 2 34 0 64.0 44 32 100 3 38% .307 6.2 4.5 0.4 14.1 1.19 3.38 19.1 2.0
2009 IOW AAA 1 1 1 26 0 31.3 17 16 40 1 43% .232 4.9 4.6 0.3 11.5 1.05 1.73 8.5 0.9
2009 TEN AA 3 1 4 26 0 28.7 19 17 40 3 42% .262 6.0 5.3 0.9 12.5 1.25 2.82 2.5 0.3
2009 MSS Wnt 1 1 0 10 0 9.7 13 6 15 1 0% .462 12.1 5.6 0.9 13.9 1.96 9.28 0.0 0.0
2010 IOW AAA 3 4 3 30 0 29.0 27 25 38 1 35% .356 8.4 7.8 0.3 11.8 1.79 6.52 7.7 0.7
2010 CUB Rk 0 1 0 1 1 0.3 1 2 1 0 50% .500 30.0 60.0 0.0 30.0 10.00 90.00 -0.3 -0.0
2011 ESC Wnt 0 0 0 13 0 8.0 5 4 11 1 0% .235 5.6 4.5 1.1 12.4 1.12 5.62 0.0 0.0
2011 CHN MLB 0 0 0 4 0 2.7 2 2 3 0 57% .286 6.8 6.8 0.0 10.1 1.50 6.75 0.1 0.0
2011 IOW AAA 4 4 7 50 0 55.3 42 40 75 6 48% .288 6.8 6.5 1.0 12.2 1.48 3.42 9.8 0.9
2012 MEM AAA 0 3 1 33 0 32.3 40 13 32 5 27% .361 11.1 3.6 1.4 8.9 1.64 6.68 4.0 0.4
2012 ROU AAA 0 0 0 5 0 4.3 3 2 4 0 50% .250 6.2 4.2 0.0 8.3 1.15 0.00 2.1 0.2
2012 DUR AAA 0 1 1 16 0 16.7 10 12 21 0 35% .250 5.4 6.5 0.0 11.3 1.32 4.32 2.2 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 53 0.3396 0.5094 0.5926 0.8889 0.3143 0.6250 0.5455 0.4074
Career530.33960.50940.59260.88890.31430.6250.54550.4074

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-02-21 2012-03-15 Camp 23 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2010-07-07 2010-09-06 Minors 61 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2009-07-03 2009-07-16 Minors 13 0 Left Elbow Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 23 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/12. Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Chicago Cubs 4/5/12. Claimed by Texas off waivers 5/24/12 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 5/21/12. Claimed off waivers by St. Louis 6/9/12 after being DFA by Texas 6/7/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 9/21/12.
  • 1 year (2011).
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10.
  • Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cleveland 12/31/08 (Mark DeRosa deal).
  • Drafted 2006 (21-641) (University of Minnesota). $0.155M signing bonus.

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John Gaub is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Twins Change the MarquisR.J. Anderson2012-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Trading Gorzo the MagnificentChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Dealing and DecapitatingChristina Kahrl2010-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Getting a ComeSuppance?Christina Kahrl2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central UpdateChristina Kahrl2010-06-01
Changing Speeds: A Town Called Panic Ken Funck2010-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Tough CutsChristina Kahrl2010-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessCamp Battles: NL CentralChristina Kahrl2010-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cubs Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Fill'er Up!Christina Kahrl2009-11-23
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Chicago CubsBaseball Prospectus2009-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: August 31Kevin Goldstein2009-08-31


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, John Gaub threw 127 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (86mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (77mph) and Change (88mph).