Biographical

Portrait of Dan Merklinger

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date11-19-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2011 HUN AA 28 28 158.0 5.05 105 .258 .265 .334 .409 .255 .294 111 19.0 1.9 21.4 2.3
2012 HUN AA 24 8 62.3 6.04 65 .296 .252 .330 .370 .260 .284 101 -8.9 -0.9 -9.9 -1.1
2012 CSP AAA 3 2 7.0 9.16 37 .246 .283 .348 .438 .264 .286 112 0.3 0.0 0.1 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
2011 HUN AA 9 9 0 28 28 158.0 156 57 133 18 46% .294 8.9 3.2 1.0 7.6 1.35 4.10 21.4 2.3
2012 CSP AAA 0 0 0 3 2 7.0 6 7 4 0 57% .286 7.7 9.0 0.0 5.1 1.86 0.00 0.1 0.0
2012 HUN AA 4 7 0 24 8 62.3 57 51 63 9 51% .284 8.2 7.4 1.3 9.1 1.73 6.50 -9.9 -1.1

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
2009-04-18 2009-06-05 Minors 48 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2012

Details
  • 2012. Released by Milwaukee 8/15/12. Signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/21/12 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (6-191) (Seton Hall). $0.1233M signing bonus.

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
Weighted Mean?????0.0????.0000.000.00?0.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseballout of baseball1.32.8out of baseballout of baseball4.1

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 84)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 92 L.J. Gagnier 2013 0.00 DNP
2 91 Matt Fox 2011 0.00 DNP
3 91 Steven Hammond 2010 0.00 DNP
4 90 Matthew Long 2012 0.00 DNP
5 90 Alberto Bastardo 2012 0.00 DNP
6 90 Alfredo Simon 2009 9.95
7 90 Matt Buschmann 2012 0.00 DNP
8 90 Bobby Brownlie 2009 0.00 DNP
9 89 Andy Graham 2012 0.00 DNP
10 89 Luis Munoz 2010 0.00 DNP
11 88 James Garcia 2008 0.00 DNP
12 88 Travis Webb 2013 0.00 DNP
13 88 Travis Blackley 2011 0.00 DNP
14 87 T.J. Nall 2009 0.00 DNP
15 87 Ryan Mullins 2012 0.00 DNP
16 87 B.J. LaMura 2009 0.00 DNP
17 87 Matt Klinker 2013 0.00 DNP
18 87 Seung Hak Lee 2007 0.00 DNP
19 86 Brian Slocum 2009 0.00 DNP
20 86 Kyle Bloom 2011 0.00 DNP
21 86 Yohan Pino 2012 0.00 DNP
22 86 Ryan Ketchner 2010 0.00 DNP
23 86 Cesar Carrillo 2012 0.00 DNP
24 86 Andrew Dobies 2011 0.00 DNP
25 85 Mike Ballard 2012 0.00 DNP
26 85 Bill Murphy 2009 3.18
27 85 Alan Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
28 85 David Welch 2011 0.00 DNP
29 85 Eammon Portice 2013 0.00 DNP
30 85 Joe Esposito 2013 0.00 DNP
31 84 Kris Johnson 2013 6.10
32 84 Andrew Carpenter 2013 0.00 DNP
33 84 Jeremy Hall 2012 0.00 DNP
34 84 Darren Clarke 2009 0.00 DNP
35 84 Chris Smith 2009 4.11
36 84 Tobi Stoner 2013 0.00 DNP
37 84 Craig Anderson 2009 0.00 DNP
38 84 Jorge De Paula 2007 0.00 DNP
39 84 Anastacio Martinez 2007 0.00 DNP
40 84 Matt Hensley 2007 0.00 DNP
41 84 Adrian Alaniz 2012 0.00 DNP
42 84 Derek Hankins 2012 0.00 DNP
43 84 Everett Teaford 2012 4.99
44 84 Ezequiel Astacio 2008 0.00 DNP
45 84 Dan Kolb 2008 0.00 DNP
46 84 Shane Komine 2009 0.00 DNP
47 83 Bo Hall 2009 0.00 DNP
48 83 Mario Alvarez 2012 0.00 DNP
49 83 Reid Santos 2011 0.00 DNP
50 83 Ryohei Tanaka 2011 0.00 DNP
51 83 Erik Arnesen 2012 0.00 DNP
52 83 Ronald Bay 2012 0.00 DNP
53 83 Esmailin Caridad 2012 0.00 DNP
54 83 Fernando Rodriguez 2012 5.76
55 83 Mike Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
56 83 Dirk Hayhurst 2009 2.78
57 83 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2013 0.00 DNP
58 82 Eric Stults 2008 4.19
59 82 Tommy Hottovy 2010 0.00 DNP
60 82 Matt Bruback 2007 0.00 DNP
61 82 James Avery 2012 0.00 DNP
62 82 Juan Sandoval 2009 0.00 DNP
63 82 Justin Pope 2008 0.00 DNP
64 82 Chris Cody 2012 0.00 DNP
65 82 Jeremy Papelbon 2011 0.00 DNP
66 82 Wilkin De La Rosa 2013 0.00 DNP
67 82 Ramon A. Ramirez 2011 0.00 DNP
68 82 Dustin Molleken 2013 0.00 DNP
69 82 Richie Gardner 2010 0.00 DNP
70 82 Ramon Garcia 2013 0.00 DNP
71 82 Grant Duff 2011 0.00 DNP
72 81 Jared Wells 2010 0.00 DNP
73 81 Troy Cate 2009 0.00 DNP
74 81 Jeff Marquez 2013 0.00 DNP
75 81 Josh Sullivan 2013 0.00 DNP
76 81 Scot Drucker 2010 0.00 DNP
77 81 Tomas Santiago 2010 0.00 DNP
78 81 Robert Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
79 81 Evan MacLane 2011 0.00 DNP
80 81 Hayden Beard 2013 0.00 DNP
81 81 Zack Segovia 2011 0.00 DNP
82 81 Dustin Richardson 2012 0.00 DNP
83 81 Tim Bittner 2008 0.00 DNP
84 81 Nick McCurdy 2008 0.00 DNP
85 81 Edward Valdez 2008 0.00 DNP
86 80 Patrick Stanley 2011 0.00 DNP
87 80 Michael Madsen 2011 0.00 DNP
88 80 Matt Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
89 80 David Gil 2007 0.00 DNP
90 80 Steven Wright 2013 5.40
91 80 Radhames Liz 2011 0.00 DNP
92 80 Ben Howard 2007 0.00 DNP
93 80 Casey Daigle 2009 0.00 DNP
94 80 John Webb 2007 0.00 DNP
95 80 Cole DeVries 2013 10.80
96 80 Thad Weber 2013 3.00
97 80 D.J. Houlton 2008 0.00 DNP
98 80 Dan Denham 2011 0.00 DNP
99 80 Ryan Edell 2012 0.00 DNP
100 80 Michael O'Connor 2009 0.00 DNP

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2011 Former Seton Hall lefty Dan Merklinger doesn't have overwhelming stuff, with a fastball that tops out at 90 and a nice curve, but if he can tote his terrific walk and strikeout rates to the upper minors this year he'll have a future.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
Transaction Analysis: NL Central Roster MovesChristina Kahrl2010-11-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Dan Merklinger threw 63 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2010, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Curve (78mph), also mixing in a Change (82mph).