Biographical

Portrait of Charles Shirek

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date10-25-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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 KAN A 6 0 6.7 12.94 -23 .253 .240 .318 .367 .244 .158 117 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2008 KAN A 22 21 112.0 4.69 98 .247 .259 .329 .382 .262 .289 103 11.8 1.2 11.8 1.2
2009 WNS A+ 11 11 65.0 4.05 116 .233 .254 .330 .383 .260 .300 108 10.5 1.1 10.5 1.1
2009 BIR AA 15 14 90.3 5.47 62 .268 .258 .338 .373 .266 .291 90 -8.6 -0.9 -8.6 -0.9
2010 BIR AA 14 13 68.3 4.40 96 .262 .267 .343 .400 .268 .342 94 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2010 CHR AAA 1 1 5.7 6.92 51 .273 .250 .321 .357 .239 .278 98 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2011 WNS A+ 10 0 15.3 6.51 60 .304 .249 .313 .373 .249 .365 106 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2011 BIR AA 24 10 88.3 5.47 89 .255 .272 .343 .412 .258 .303 103 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
2012 CHR AAA 28 26 170.3 5.14 90 .234 .262 .328 .397 .253 .290 100 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3

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 KAN A 0 0 1 6 0 6.7 5 2 3 2 52% .158 6.7 2.7 2.7 4.0 1.04 5.37 -1.7 -0.2
2008 KAN A 6 6 0 22 21 112.0 112 25 82 8 58% .289 9.0 2.0 0.6 6.6 1.22 3.54 11.8 1.2
2009 WNS A+ 8 1 0 11 11 65.0 63 16 44 0 61% .300 8.7 2.2 0.0 6.1 1.22 3.88 10.5 1.1
2009 BIR AA 6 4 0 15 14 90.3 97 17 32 8 50% .291 9.7 1.7 0.8 3.2 1.26 3.39 -8.6 -0.9
2010 CHR AAA 0 0 0 1 1 5.7 6 4 3 1 47% .278 9.5 6.3 1.6 4.7 1.75 11.05 -1.0 -0.1
2010 BIR AA 2 3 0 14 13 68.3 83 17 37 1 54% .342 10.9 2.2 0.1 4.9 1.46 3.69 4.8 0.5
2011 BIR AA 4 7 1 24 10 88.3 94 28 57 6 51% .303 9.6 2.9 0.6 5.8 1.38 3.87 9.1 0.9
2011 WNS A+ 0 1 0 10 0 15.3 21 4 11 2 63% .365 12.3 2.3 1.2 6.5 1.63 7.04 -2.1 -0.2
2012 CHR AAA 11 5 0 28 26 170.3 172 29 117 18 53% .290 9.1 1.5 1.0 6.2 1.18 3.65 2.8 0.3

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
2010-08-01 2010-09-07 Minors 37 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-06-11 2010-07-09 Minors 28 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-20 2010-05-30 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2013

Details
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12. Released to pursue opportunities pitching in Korea 12/18/12.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (23-719) (Nebraska). $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
0.30.2out of baseballout of baseball0.10.30.6

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 85)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Jeff Mandel 2013 0.00 DNP
2 93 Kevin Pucetas 2013 0.00 DNP
3 93 Andrew Baldwin 2011 0.00 DNP
4 93 Will Savage 2013 0.00 DNP
5 93 Scott Carroll 2013 0.00 DNP
6 92 Dave McKae 2010 0.00 DNP
7 92 Timothy Bascom 2013 0.00 DNP
8 91 Brad Knox 2010 0.00 DNP
9 91 Blake Johnson 2013 0.00 DNP
10 91 Andrew Kown 2011 0.00 DNP
11 91 Mario Santiago 2013 0.00 DNP
12 90 Miguel Gonzalez 2012 3.25
13 89 Rowdy Hardy 2011 0.00 DNP
14 89 Randy Boone 2013 0.00 DNP
15 89 Eddie Bonine 2009 4.98
16 89 Chris Begg 2008 0.00 DNP
17 89 Matt Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
18 88 Josh Muecke 2010 0.00 DNP
19 88 Eric Hacker 2011 1.69
20 88 Sergio Perez 2013 0.00 DNP
21 88 Chad Beck 2013 0.00 DNP
22 88 Patrick Stanley 2011 0.00 DNP
23 88 Daniel Davidson 2009 5.40
24 88 Brooks Brown 2013 0.00 DNP
25 88 Dave Gassner 2007 0.00 DNP
26 87 Nic Ungs 2008 0.00 DNP
27 87 Tom Cochran 2011 0.00 DNP
28 87 Jeremy Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
29 87 J.R. Mathes 2010 0.00 DNP
30 87 Steven Wright 2013 5.40
31 87 Brandon Hynick 2013 0.00 DNP
32 86 Graham Taylor 2012 0.00 DNP
33 86 Thad Weber 2013 3.00
34 86 Jesus A. Castillo 2012 0.00 DNP
35 86 Steven Kelly 2008 0.00 DNP
36 86 Eddie Gamboa 2013 0.00 DNP
37 86 Brandon Dickson 2013 0.00 DNP
38 86 Richie Gardner 2010 0.00 DNP
39 86 Chase Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
40 86 Heath Totten 2007 0.00 DNP
41 85 Johnnie Lowe 2013 0.00 DNP
42 85 Ismael Ramirez 2009 0.00 DNP
43 84 Scot Drucker 2010 0.00 DNP
44 84 Steve Watkins 2007 0.00 DNP
45 84 Fabio Castro 2013 0.00 DNP
46 84 Chris Seddon 2012 3.93
47 84 Michael Madsen 2011 0.00 DNP
48 84 Salvador Aguilar 2010 0.00 DNP
49 84 Chris Cody 2012 0.00 DNP
50 84 Justin Mallett 2010 0.00 DNP
51 84 Josh Butler 2013 0.00 DNP
52 83 Erik Arnesen 2012 0.00 DNP
53 83 Jarrett Santos 2010 0.00 DNP
54 83 Brad Ziegler 2008 1.21
55 83 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2013 0.00 DNP
56 83 Zack Segovia 2011 0.00 DNP
57 83 Bob Keppel 2010 0.00 DNP
58 83 Sam Narron 2010 0.00 DNP
59 83 Mike Parisi 2011 0.00 DNP
60 83 David Pauley 2011 3.28
61 83 Geno Espineli 2011 0.00 DNP
62 83 Kevin Mulvey 2013 0.00 DNP
63 83 Jason Cromer 2009 0.00 DNP
64 83 Heath Phillips 2010 0.00 DNP
65 83 Chance Chapman 2012 0.00 DNP
66 82 Matt Bruback 2007 0.00 DNP
67 82 Clayton Hamilton 2010 0.00 DNP
68 82 Jack Cassel 2009 0.00 DNP
69 82 Josh Hall 2009 0.00 DNP
70 82 Ronnie Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
71 82 Cristhian Martinez 2010 4.85
72 82 Jeff Fulchino 2008 9.64
73 82 Oscar Alvarez 2009 0.00 DNP
74 82 Francisley Bueno 2009 0.00 DNP
75 82 Matt Klinker 2013 0.00 DNP
76 82 Yoslan Herrera 2009 0.00 DNP
77 82 J.D. Durbin 2010 0.00 DNP
78 82 Jeremy Guthrie 2007 4.00
79 82 Jeff Marquez 2013 0.00 DNP
80 82 Adrian Alaniz 2012 0.00 DNP
81 82 Robert Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
82 82 Shane Komine 2009 0.00 DNP
83 82 Jorge De Paula 2007 0.00 DNP
84 81 Jason Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
85 81 Benjamin Fritz 2009 0.00 DNP
86 81 Frank Herrmann 2012 2.33
87 81 Troy Cate 2009 0.00 DNP
88 81 John Webb 2007 0.00 DNP
89 81 Edwin Moreno 2009 5.24
90 81 Brian Baker 2011 0.00 DNP
91 81 Graham Godfrey 2013 0.00 DNP
92 81 Anthony Lerew 2011 0.00 DNP
93 81 Miguel Asencio 2009 0.00 DNP
94 81 Matt Zaleski 2010 0.00 DNP
95 81 Zach Clark 2012 0.00 DNP
96 81 Dusty Hughes 2010 4.47
97 81 Gary Moran 2013 0.00 DNP
98 80 Justin Hampson 2008 3.23
99 80 Enrique Gonzalez 2011 10.00
100 80 Ryan Ketchner 2010 0.00 DNP

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 Shirek puts both scouts and stat folks in a bit of a conundrum. He gets a lot of ground balls and throws a ton of strikes, but can one really succeed with a strikeout rate straight out of the 1940s? It's hard to walk less than two per nine innings while still compiling a strikeout/walk ratio of less than two to one, but even more difficult to succeed that way. For every Chien-Ming Wang type who manages to make this approach work for a few years, there are dozens more who are completely undone by the sheer number and variety of balls in play they allow. Smoke, meet mirror.

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 15Kevin Goldstein2011-06-16


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