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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date11-3-1988
Height6' 6"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 10 months, 20 days
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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 GIA Rk 3 2 5.0 -1.47 230 .158 .262 .357 .370 .264 .571 97 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2008 SJO A+ 26 26 145.3 3.16 122 .229 .271 .342 .405 .269 .295 85 36.2 3.6 36.2 3.6
2009 SJO A+ 5 5 26.0 4.80 95 .263 .261 .340 .411 .266 .325 98 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2009 ALT AA 7 7 38.7 5.74 68 .260 .248 .321 .365 .256 .267 98 -0.6 -0.1 1.4 0.1
2009 NRW AA 13 13 72.7 4.27 93 .254 .260 .334 .381 .266 .297 90 4.1 0.4 5.3 0.5
2010 BRD A+ 9 7 38.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ALT AA 18 18 89.7 4.99 82 .310 .256 .321 .392 .252 .341 94 4.4 0.4 5.0 0.3
2011 ALT AA 42 1 74.3 5.38 63 .278 .259 .324 .392 .269 .291 85 -3.8 -0.4 -3.4 -0.4
2012 ALT AA 26 11 84.7 4.79 91 .273 .262 .328 .392 .262 .308 99 5.3 0.6 7.2 0.9
2012 IND AAA 2 0 4.0 5.13 80 .312 .259 .325 .402 .250 .333 97 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2013 ALT AA 7 0 13.7 1.85 158 .114 .249 .317 .374 .256 .143 96 4.3 0.5 4.3 0.5
2013 IND AAA 22 0 42.0 4.69 94 .235 .258 .328 .390 .255 .294 101 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2013 NOR AAA 15 1 33.0 4.76 89 .281 .249 .324 .371 .248 .337 98 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2014 STO A+ 8 7 46.0 4.98 97 .260 .272 .332 .424 .274 .285 99 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2014 NOR AAA 28 0 50.0 4.82 91 .278 .262 .328 .400 .253 .325 99 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2

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 GIA Rk 0 0 0 3 2 5.0 4 0 12 0 71% .571 7.2 0.0 0.0 21.6 0.80 0.00 3.9 0.4
2008 SJO A+ 13 4 0 26 26 145.3 125 34 124 4 45% .295 7.7 2.1 0.2 7.7 1.09 2.79 36.2 3.6
2009 SJO A+ 1 1 0 5 5 26.0 31 3 20 4 48% .325 10.7 1.0 1.4 6.9 1.31 4.15 3.4 0.3
2009 NRW AA 6 1 0 13 13 72.7 76 14 46 5 50% .297 9.4 1.7 0.6 5.7 1.24 3.47 5.3 0.5
2009 ALT AA 3 1 0 7 7 38.7 39 13 18 4 47% .267 9.1 3.0 0.9 4.2 1.34 4.65 1.4 0.1
2010 ALT AA 7 6 0 18 18 89.7 112 27 59 10 46% .341 11.2 2.7 1.0 5.9 1.55 5.62 5.0 0.3
2010 BRD A+ 4 3 0 9 7 38.7 47 13 25 5 0% .321 10.9 3.0 1.2 5.8 1.55 6.98 0.0 0.0
2011 ALT AA 0 4 0 42 1 74.3 70 27 57 6 40% .291 8.5 3.3 0.7 6.9 1.30 4.12 -3.4 -0.4
2012 ALT AA 5 4 3 26 11 84.7 89 26 62 7 47% .308 9.5 2.8 0.7 6.6 1.36 4.25 7.2 0.9
2012 IND AAA 0 0 0 2 0 4.0 5 2 4 1 38% .333 11.2 4.5 2.2 9.0 1.75 4.50 -0.2 -0.0
2013 ALT AA 1 0 2 7 0 13.7 4 2 17 0 61% .143 2.6 1.3 0.0 11.2 0.44 1.32 4.3 0.5
2013 IND AAA 3 1 0 22 0 42.0 40 10 38 5 51% .294 8.6 2.1 1.1 8.1 1.19 2.79 1.3 0.1
2013 NOR AAA 1 2 0 15 1 33.0 39 10 26 4 44% .337 10.6 2.7 1.1 7.1 1.48 6.27 0.4 0.0
2014 STO A+ 5 0 1 8 7 46.0 44 12 42 7 50% .285 8.6 2.3 1.4 8.2 1.22 4.11 4.4 0.4
2014 NOR AAA 2 4 0 28 0 50.0 59 19 37 6 37% .325 10.6 3.4 1.1 6.7 1.56 6.12 1.9 0.2

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
2014-05-18 2014-05-26 Minors 8 0 - - -
2014-05-06 2014-05-14 Minors 8 0 Right Ankle Sprain - -
2014-04-10 2014-04-17 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

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Details
  • Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Pittsburgh 7/12/13.
  • Acquired in trade from San Francisco 7/29/09 (Freddy Sanchez deal).
  • Drafted 2007 (1-22) (Horizon HS, Scottsdale, Ari.). $1.29M signing bonus ($7,500 above slot). Signed 7/24/07.

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BP Articles

Tim Alderson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2012-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Should the Pirates Walk the Plank?R.J. Anderson2011-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsJohn Perrotto2010-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsESPN Insider2010-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsKevin Goldstein2010-11-05
Analyze This: How the Giants Were Acquired, Part IJesse Behr2010-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 24Kevin Goldstein2010-05-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: San Francisco Giants Will Carroll2010-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: NL Central Competitive EcologyJay Jaffe2010-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Pirates Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Pirates AdriftKevin Goldstein2009-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Throw Hard or Go HomeKevin Goldstein2009-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2009-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Rust Belt Teams Rusted Out?John Perrotto2009-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Deadline DramaJay Jaffe2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Major Moves RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Review and ResetJoe Sheehan2009-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: July 30Kevin Goldstein2009-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Going For ItJoe Sheehan2009-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Bottom HalfJoe Sheehan2009-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessSecond-Half Prescriptions: NLBaseball Prospectus2009-07-16
Future Shock: Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2009-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2009-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2009-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Ross GrimsleyDavid Laurila2009-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Assignment OdditiesKevin Goldstein2009-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTop 100 Prospects: The Best of the BestKevin Goldstein2009-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-01-20
Hot Stove Preview: NL West Jay Jaffe2008-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Prelude to the Great UnpluggingJay Jaffe2008-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL West NotebookKevin Goldstein2008-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2008-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL WestKevin Goldstein2008-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Organizational Rankings, Part 1Kevin Goldstein2008-02-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-02-25


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-02-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Steven, thanks to you & staff for the great book, and thanks for the chat... Would you rather have 1)Nick Johnson & Desmond Jennings (or Ackley) OR 2)Chris Davis, Julio Borbon & Tim Alderson?
(APBA player from wondering land)
I like the first choice, definitely, especially if you're going long enough to give Jennings a chance to get into the lineup. I'm hopeful for Davis, a little worried that Borbon will not hit .300 again, and Alderson just skeptical of. (Steven Goldman)
2010-01-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who has more of an impact in 2010, Jhoulys Chacin or Tim Alderson?
(Ace from Aceland)
Woo, tough question. I think both need more seasoning, but Alderson has kept his walks under control a little better. I'll go with him despite the shorter track record. (Tommy Bennett)
2009-07-30 14:00:00 (link to chat)Please make me feel worse. Could you speculate about what a Tim Alderson centered package should have netted, were a competent GM trading him away? Also, is this Brian Sabean trying to save his job?
(Gregjitsu from SoCal)
Sabean has been put in a spot where he has to try to save his job since he doesn't have a contract beyond this year, so, yes, he has take some chances in an effort to make the playoffs. (John Perrotto)
2009-07-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)Was that seriously the best Sabes could get for Tim Alderson? Really?
(EricSamuelsen from Provo, UT)
I was surprised as well. Keith Law, in his ESPN.com chat, noted that recent reports on Alderson haven't been very good. Nevertheless, it's not a deal I would have made--Sanchez doesn't make enough of an impact on the Giants chances. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-11-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Turn off the video games, and tell me why I should believe my buddy when he says Fernando Martinez is a better prospect than Tim Alderson.
(Phil Bell from Alderney)
Martinez provides more ceiling, Alderson provides more certainty. From what I can tell, most rankers balance those very differently. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-11-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)How much, if any, has Tim Alderson's stock imroved in the eys of scouts since last spring? That was a pretty impressive performance in the Cal League, especially for his age. Thanks.
(Garth from Bay Area)
It was an impressive showing, but I'm not sure it raised his stock a ton. He's not overpower, but he does have 70-80 command and control. An absolute big league arm, but some kind of impact guy? I don't see it. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-09-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)Wow, from this chat alone, it appears a Venn Diagram showing my interests and your interests would indicate the sole intersection of the sets is our love of Buster Posey. Speaking of Giants, though, it seems like Tim Alderson had a good year, but his buzz was eclipsed by Bumgarner. Are you still high on Alderson? What are your projections and timeframe for him?
(Kevin from San Jose, CA)
Still very high on Alderson as the kind of guy who could easily and quickly become a number three starter. That's about where the projection ends and Bumgarner looks like he could be a real stud. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Kevin, Where would Tim Melville rank among high school hurlers in the 2007 draft. Is he a Jarrod Parker or more of a Tim Alderson? Also, do you think he might be falling victim to scouts seeing him too much and thus starting to nitpick?
(Bret from Moscow, ID)
I really am a spear-carrier, aren't I? I have no identity at all. I live in the Big Goldstein's shadow like some kind of insignificant fungus. It's an honor just to dwell in his wake, I admit, but why doesn't anyone love ME? Doesn't the 80s book count for anything? No? (Steven Goldman)
2008-05-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Im curious as to the reports on Jordan Walden and Tim Alderson? Aldeson was thrown into a brutal pitching environment in the CAL and looks to be holding his own.
(Ryan from Phoenix)
There's quite a contract there. Walden is way more stuff over pitchability, which has led to his inconsistency, while Alderson is way more pitchability over stuff, which is why he's holding his own at High-A, but not dominating. I'd prefer Walden, because I prefer to bet on the tools. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-03-26 12:00:00 (link to chat)Chris Withrow or Tim Alderson?
(Jack from Lexington)
Alderson for now, but I trust Logan White's decision when he chooses Withrow. (Bryan Smith)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Tim Alderson threw 30 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2012, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Curve (75mph) and Fourseam Fastball (92mph).