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Portrait of Kyle Lotzkar

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-24-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight210 lbs
Age24 years, 9 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.52014
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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 BIL Rk 2 2 8.0 4.59 110 .143 .299 .361 .447 .281 .000 104 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2007 RDS Rk 7 7 21.0 4.35 104 .244 .280 .347 .389 .282 .339 94 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2008 DYT A 10 10 37.7 4.02 107 .253 .246 .324 .364 .259 .310 99 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2010 BIL Rk 4 4 20.0 3.31 127 .099 .272 .327 .404 .265 .212 95 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2010 RED Rk 8 6 24.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DYT A 14 14 66.7 5.18 83 .249 .249 .321 .373 .261 .264 96 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2012 BAK A+ 5 5 26.3 3.43 127 .243 .269 .344 .429 .283 .286 94 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.7
2012 PEN AA 18 17 86.3 5.06 87 .285 .245 .320 .377 .257 .293 101 4.4 0.5 5.7 0.6
2013 BAK A+ 23 0 29.7 6.13 84 .304 .266 .346 .427 .280 .358 99 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 PEN AA 10 0 8.3 9.60 -42 .431 .230 .308 .350 .257 .516 98 -5.3 -0.6 -5.3 -0.6
2014 FRI AA 22 7 51.3 5.01 87 .266 .242 .315 .361 .250 .324 102 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4

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 RDS Rk 0 2 0 7 7 21.0 21 7 24 2 41% .339 9.0 3.0 0.9 10.3 1.33 3.86 2.9 0.3
2007 BIL Rk 0 0 0 2 2 8.0 1 3 12 1 43% .000 1.1 3.4 1.1 13.5 0.50 1.12 1.5 0.1
2008 DYT A 2 3 0 10 10 37.7 29 24 50 2 34% .310 6.9 5.7 0.5 11.9 1.41 3.58 6.0 0.6
2010 BIL Rk 2 0 0 4 4 20.0 8 2 33 1 50% .212 3.6 0.9 0.5 14.8 0.50 0.45 6.3 0.6
2010 RED Rk 1 1 0 8 6 24.3 20 12 27 1 0% .317 7.4 4.4 0.4 10.0 1.32 3.33 0.0 0.0
2011 DYT A 3 2 0 14 14 66.7 51 25 72 8 39% .264 6.9 3.4 1.1 9.7 1.14 4.32 2.7 0.3
2012 BAK A+ 3 0 0 5 5 26.3 22 10 27 2 39% .286 7.5 3.4 0.7 9.2 1.22 2.39 7.3 0.7
2012 PEN AA 4 6 0 18 17 86.3 77 53 96 12 38% .293 8.0 5.5 1.3 10.0 1.51 5.21 5.7 0.6
2013 BAK A+ 1 2 1 23 0 29.7 31 26 33 1 38% .358 9.4 7.9 0.3 10.0 1.92 6.98 0.3 0.0
2013 PEN AA 0 1 0 10 0 8.3 16 11 8 0 29% .516 17.3 11.9 0.0 8.6 3.24 11.88 -5.3 -0.6
2014 FRI AA 3 2 1 22 7 51.3 51 34 50 4 44% .324 8.9 6.0 0.7 8.8 1.66 5.08 4.0 0.4

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
2014-06-16 2014-06-25 Minors 9 0 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2013-02-15 2013-02-15 Camp 0 0 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum - -
2012-08-19 2012-09-11 Minors 23 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2011-07-17 2011-08-04 Minors 18 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2009-04-09 2009-09-08 Minors 152 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -
2008-08-04 2008-09-05 Minors 32 0 Right Elbow Stress Fracture While Throwing - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 CIN $
2012 CIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13. DFA by Cincinnati 9/16/13. Released 9/24/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11. Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12.
  • Drafted 2007 (1s-53) (South Delta HS, BC). Signed 7/07, $0.594M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Kyle Lotzkar is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-25
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Cincinnati Reds Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-03-22
Raising Aces: Back to the Futures Game, World TeamDoug Thorburn2012-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2012-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Prospecting for Trade ChipsKevin Goldstein2011-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 14Kevin Goldstein2011-06-15
Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 7Kevin Goldstein2010-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 2Kevin Goldstein2010-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Reds Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL CentralKevin Goldstein2008-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Reds Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-01-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Kyle Lotzkar threw 34 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, including pitches thrown in . In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Curve (81mph) and Change (87mph).