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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date9-24-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 8 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.12014
0.52015
0.82016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2014 SFN MLB 9 0 7.0 1 0 1 5 0 9 0 .262 109 6.4 0.0 0.0 11.6 56% .312 .147 0.71 0.53 0.00 86 3.09 89.3 0.1
2015 SFN MLB 55 0 51.3 3 3 0 34 10 50 4 .267 94 6.0 1.8 0.7 8.8 40% .240 .196 0.86 2.93 2.45 94 3.96 98.3 0.5
2016 SFN MLB 72 0 61.0 3 3 3 50 19 57 4 .269 94 7.4 2.8 0.6 8.4 47% .274 .224 1.13 3.20 3.10 98 3.88 96.4 0.8
CareerMLB1360119.376489291168.268956.72.20.68.744%.262.2080.992.932.64963.8796.81.3

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 BRD A+ 10 9 45.3 2 2 0 47 8 25 5 .255 110 9.3 1.6 1.0 5.0 44% .292 .255 1.21 4.65 2.98 97 4.36 102.6
2012 ALT AA 23 0 42.3 2 2 2 50 15 33 5 .260 101 10.6 3.2 1.1 7.0 51% .352 .287 1.54 4.45 4.46 100 4.88 107.5
2013 SJO A+ 20 0 21.0 1 0 9 10 5 23 1 .277 87 4.3 2.1 0.4 9.9 51% .196 .136 0.71 3.06 0.86 83 2.59 91.2
2014 SFN MLB 9 0 7.0 1 0 1 5 0 9 0 .262 109 6.4 0.0 0.0 11.6 56% .312 .147 0.71 0.53 0.00 86 3.09 89.3
2014 SJO A+ 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 .276 91 6.0 0.0 0.0 21.0 25% .500 .156 0.67 -0.93 3.00 81 1.99 82.1
2014 RIC AA 38 0 35.7 1 1 11 25 4 48 3 .258 99 6.3 1.0 0.8 12.1 41% .275 .189 0.81 2.09 2.02 58 1.16 66.9
2015 SFN MLB 55 0 51.3 3 3 0 34 10 50 4 .267 94 6.0 1.8 0.7 8.8 40% .240 .196 0.86 2.93 2.45 94 3.96 98.3
2015 SAC AAA 15 0 21.7 1 1 5 14 3 25 0 .270 95 5.8 1.2 0.0 10.4 69% .275 .159 0.78 1.85 1.66 66 1.55 73.8
2016 SFN MLB 72 0 61.0 3 3 3 50 19 57 4 .269 94 7.4 2.8 0.6 8.4 47% .274 .224 1.13 3.20 3.10 98 3.88 96.4

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
2014 94 0.6809 0.5745 0.7593 0.6875 0.3333 0.8182 0.5000 0.2407
2015 731 0.5937 0.5445 0.7035 0.7212 0.2862 0.7604 0.4941 0.2965
2016 1004 0.5159 0.4990 0.7445 0.7085 0.2757 0.7956 0.6045 0.2555
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-03 2014-05-20 Minors 47 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-04-07 2011-09-05 Minors 151 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff -
2010-06-06 2010-09-09 Minors 95 0 Right Elbow Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SFN $517,500
2015 SFN $
2014 SFN $
2013 SFN $
2012 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$517,500
1 yrTotal$517,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 163 dSports One Athlete Mgt.1 year/$0.5175M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/13. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13. Claimed by San Francisco off waivers 4/2/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/27/13. DFA by San Francisco 7/23/13.
  • Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 7/22/09 (Adam LaRoche deal).
  • Drafted by Boston 2007 (18-564) (Pike County HS, Zebulon, Ga.). $123,250 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .186 .230 .279 .185
11 vs R (Multi) .193 .243 .309 .197
18 Split (Multi) -.008 -.014 -.030 -.012
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .185 .232 .277 .186
31 vs R (2015) .193 .246 .316 .202
38 Split (2015) -.008 -.014 -.039 -.016
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Hunter Strickland is referenced in the following articles.

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Playoff Prospectus: RIP: Even-Year MagicHenry Druschel2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Giants vs. CubsRian Watt2016-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NL Wild Card Game: Giants vs. MetsMike Gianella2016-10-05
Baseball Therapy: Bullpen ContagionRussell A. Carleton2016-09-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 26Matt Collins2016-09-27
What You Need to Know: The Best Bullpens Are the Ones You Don't NeedDaniel Rathman2016-09-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 25Matt Collins2016-09-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 24Matt Collins2016-09-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 24Mike Gianella2016-09-13
Expert FAAB Review: Week 19George Bissell2016-08-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 17Scooter Hotz2016-07-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 15th Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-07-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 11Matt Collins2016-06-14
Pebble Hunting: The State of the CloserSam Miller2016-06-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessUpdating the Tiers: Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-05-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week FiveScooter Hotz2016-05-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week TwoMatt Collins2016-04-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week TwoMatt Collins2016-04-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week OneMatt Collins2016-04-05
Fantasy Staff Picks: Breakouts, Busts, and Bold PredictionsBP Fantasy Staff2016-03-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Three-Year Projections: Top 40 Relief PitchersGreg Wellemeyer2016-03-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessEarly ADP Analysis: Relief PitchersGeorge Bissell2016-03-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Adjuster: Relief PitchersWilson Karaman2016-03-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League Relief PitchersScooter Hotz2016-03-03
2016 Prospects: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-12-08
2016 Prospects: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2015-12-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: 2015 Endgame and Waiver-Wire Recap: NL-Only PitchersKeith Cromer2015-12-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessRetrospective Player Valuation: NL PitchersMike Gianella2015-11-12
Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
Expert FAAB Review: Week 25Mike Gianella2015-09-22
What You Need to Know: September 16, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-16
Expert FAAB Review: Week 23Mike Gianella2015-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 14, 2015Steven Jacobson2015-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-04
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2015-06-16
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2015-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 4, 2015Steven Jacobson2015-06-04
Expert FAAB Review: Week NineMike Gianella2015-06-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week NineKeith Cromer2015-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week NineNick Shlain2015-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week EightKeith Cromer2015-05-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League RelieversKeith Cromer2015-03-05
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-01-05
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bringing the Band Back Together... AgainWilson Karaman2014-12-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bringing the Band Back Together... AgainDaniel Rathman2014-12-19
Playoff Prospectus: The Giants Win The World Series, AgainSam Miller2014-10-30
BP Unfiltered: The Reason Bumgarner Should Start (Even Though He Won't)Sam Miller2014-10-29
BP Unfiltered: Why NOT to Start Madison BumgarnerRussell A. Carleton2014-10-29
Playoff Prospectus: 1-2-3 RepeaterMiles Wray2014-10-28
Playoff Prospectus: Royals Spit Hot Fire: World Series Game 2Zachary Levine2014-10-23
Playoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Giants vs. RoyalsSam Miller2014-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Three PreviewsDoug Thorburn2014-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Three PreviewsSahadev Sharma2014-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Managing in a 'Must-Not-Lose': NLCS Game 2Mike Gianella2014-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Series Preview: Giants vs. CardinalsR.J. Anderson2014-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Vogelsong Stymies, Williams Perplexes: NLDS Game FourMike Gianella2014-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewsSahadev Sharma2014-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewsDoug Thorburn2014-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Game One Recap: Giants 3, Nationals 2Doug Thorburn2014-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NL Wild Card Game PreviewMike Gianella2014-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 23, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-23
Series Notes: Double-A Reading (Phillies) vs. Richmond (Giants)Jason Parks2014-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-24
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 3, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-03
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Should the Pirates Walk the Plank?R.J. Anderson2011-05-24


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-04-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Gomes is my C but Grandal and D'Arnaud both available. 14 team H2H weekly points format, and we start one C. How do the 3 shake out ROS? Also my RP 3 is Strickland. Dyson Kela and Zych are available. Doolittle was dropped and clears overnight. Saves worth 8, holds 4, and K's are 2 points. Thoughts on best option there Mike? Thanks.
(dylanrox from New Orleans )
I would rank them Yasmani Grandal, Yan Gomes, and Travis D'Arnaud in that format. All three all close, but I give Grandal an edge over the other two. I would drop Hunter Strickland and take a chance that Sean Doolittle is still the closer, given the point structure there. (Mike Gianella)
2016-03-14 14:30:00 (link to chat)It seems like Hunter Strickland is impossible to draft in leagues on the cheap. Pay more or just accept the secret is out?
(Chris from Baltimore)
Are we talking about the same Hunter Strickland? (Brendan Gawlowski)
2015-01-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Hunter Strickland capable of being the 8th IP guy behind Romo in 2015? Closer stuff?
(John from SF)
Yes, he's certainly capable. But the command is a little loose and both the FB and the SL flatten out when he drops his slot. Lefty bats are an additional hurdle, because they don't seem to struggle so much picking the ball up, and he hasn't yet shown that "keep em honest" offering to stop lefties from sitting on FB/SL plane. I like Okert more for that role, but man having those two in line for innings and neither necessarily the clear option for the role tells you how well positioned San Francisco is in the pen. (NL West Top 10s With Nick Faleris)
2014-10-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jeff, obviously the teams that perform the best during the regular season don't always win the WS. It's also obvious that whatever team wins the WS had some sort of luck involved. What variables would you contribute to the "luck" factor that can come into effect with such SSS?
(JSappington from IL)
In the post-season, it's just about execution. Does a guy make the pitch or not? Does he hit the pitcher's mistake or not? It's that simple in October because the talent levels are so even and the sample sizes are so small. This is why we put managerial decisions under such a microscope in October. In general, managerial decisions get overblown during the regular season, but when one pitch can make the difference between going home or advancing, the guy throwing that pitch makes a big difference. This is why it made no sense that Matt Williams was comfortable having his entire season come down to Aaron Barrett when Tyler Clippard was available. This is why letting Hunter Strickland continue to face lefties who can hit fastballs makes no sense. This is why giving up an out in the second inning with you two hitter is a bad idea. No one has any idea how a decision will turn out, but the manager has to put his team in the best position for the dice to come up in his favor. Luck matters, but you have to make sure that the odds are on your side as well. (Jeff Moore)
2014-09-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)What late season call ups might go from unknown to on the map this post season (like K-Rod in 2002)?
(mdotmorris22 from Minnesota)
This is a good one with which to kick off.

There are a handful of relievers who I think could jump onto the radar in the same way. If the NL wild-card game is tight, both Hunter Strickland (SFG) and John Holdzkom (PIT) could play a big role, with the fact that the Pirates designated Strickland for assignment to make room for Jonathan Sanchez providing a humorous twist. Holdzkom is certainly the one who's jumped out of nowhere, from Indy ball earlier this year to a high-leverage role in a playoff bullpen. (Daniel Rathman)
2014-09-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 20 team dynasty league. We're allowed to protect 20 players from our 25 man roster yearly. I can protect only two of the following relievers, Brad Ziegler, Shae Simmons, Kevin Quackenbush, John Holdzkom, Hunter Strickland, Jeremy Affeldt, and RJ Alvarez. Which should I keep for next year?
(John from MD)
Again, I'd recommend shooting this one at our fantasy guys in their next chats, but I'd go with Quackenbush and Strickland. (Daniel Rathman)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Hunter Strickland has thrown 2,086 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (98mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (97mph). He also rarely throws a Change (90mph) and Curve (82mph).