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Portrait of Eric Niesen

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-4-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
Age29 years, 0 months, 26 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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 BRO A- 9 9 30.0 5.27 67 .312 .256 .339 .378 .262 .337 86 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2007 SLU A+ 1 1 3.0 2.43 154 .217 .227 .308 .335 .240 .333 109 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2008 SLU A+ 26 24 118.3 5.87 69 .294 .260 .335 .380 .257 .317 98 -10.3 -1.0 -10.3 -1.0
2009 SLU A+ 11 11 57.7 4.73 91 .234 .254 .324 .361 .255 .283 99 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2009 BIN AA 16 16 83.0 4.92 87 .257 .257 .329 .387 .266 .308 99 4.0 0.4 2.2 0.0
2009 gcr Wnt 4 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 BIN AA 33 13 77.0 5.96 79 .287 .254 .330 .388 .256 .303 109 -0.1 -0.0 -1.1 -0.2
2010 MSS Wnt 11 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 SLU A+ 24 0 36.0 4.36 111 .205 .258 .328 .377 .255 .272 107 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2011 BIN AA 27 0 28.3 9.26 -18 .332 .261 .329 .398 .274 .314 92 -11.6 -1.2 -11.6 -1.2
2013 PME AA 12 0 18.7 3.29 129 .297 .251 .320 .384 .263 .333 101 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2013 PAW AAA 2 0 1.3 4.43 100 .318 .286 .329 .418 .258 .400 102 0.1 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
2007 SLU A+ 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 3 1 3 0 44% .333 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 1.33 0.00 0.7 0.1
2007 BRO A- 0 3 0 9 9 30.0 30 25 27 1 53% .337 9.0 7.5 0.3 8.1 1.83 3.30 -0.8 -0.1
2008 SLU A+ 6 12 0 26 24 118.3 136 46 77 10 50% .317 10.3 3.5 0.8 5.9 1.54 4.64 -10.3 -1.0
2009 BIN AA 4 7 0 16 16 83.0 75 41 85 6 41% .308 8.1 4.4 0.7 9.2 1.40 4.66 2.2 0.0
2009 SLU A+ 3 4 0 11 11 57.7 52 16 49 5 46% .283 8.1 2.5 0.8 7.6 1.18 3.28 1.4 0.1
2009 gcr Wnt 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 8 3 2 2 0% .429 19.5 7.3 4.9 4.9 2.97 24.32 0.0 0.0
2010 MSS Wnt 1 0 0 11 0 11.7 17 4 8 2 0% .326 13.1 3.1 1.5 6.2 1.79 5.38 0.0 0.0
2010 BIN AA 4 6 0 33 13 77.0 80 60 59 8 41% .303 9.4 7.0 0.9 6.9 1.82 5.14 -1.1 -0.2
2011 BIN AA 0 5 0 27 0 28.3 31 31 22 4 46% .314 9.8 9.8 1.3 7.0 2.19 7.94 -11.6 -1.2
2011 SLU A+ 3 3 1 24 0 36.0 30 6 32 2 51% .272 7.5 1.5 0.5 8.0 1.00 3.00 4.5 0.4
2013 PME AA 1 3 1 12 0 18.7 18 12 22 1 48% .333 8.7 5.8 0.5 10.6 1.61 4.34 4.1 0.4
2013 PAW AAA 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 2 1 1 0 80% .400 13.5 6.8 0.0 6.8 2.25 6.75 0.1 0.0

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
2010-04-24 2010-05-26 Minors 32 0 Head Concussion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

Details
  • signed 6/19/07
  • $0.355M signing bonus Wake Forest 07 3-99

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Eric Niesen threw 160 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2010, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (83mph). He also rarely threw a Change (82mph).