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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
33.0 5.69 1.61 19 2 2 0 -0.4
Birth Date1-13-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 8 days
BatsR
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2013
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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
2008 ABE A- 5 0 10.3 1.61 161 .222 .243 .319 .345 .248 .310 93 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
2008 BLU Rk 7 0 11.7 3.83 117 .178 .259 .333 .371 .259 .200 95 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2009 DEL A 25 24 130.7 4.39 86 .289 .255 .333 .370 .267 .331 88 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2010 FRD A+ 24 21 128.0 5.87 78 .268 .265 .333 .393 .254 .304 106 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2010 SUR Wnt 6 6 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .397 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 FRD A+ 14 13 96.7 3.86 111 .205 .251 .320 .384 .251 .284 92 7.2 0.7 7.2 0.7
2011 BOW AA 12 12 64.0 5.52 61 .315 .259 .327 .392 .270 .329 83 -6.8 -0.7 -6.8 -0.7
2011 NOR AAA 1 0 2.0 1.83 147 .166 .269 .327 .389 .252 .200 78 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2012 BOW AA 3 3 18.0 4.62 94 .189 .263 .333 .385 .264 .146 98 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 BOW AA 19 0 31.0 2.78 141 .206 .256 .332 .394 .273 .247 102 7.9 0.8 7.9 0.8
2014 BOW AA 50 0 52.7 2.46 146 .208 .261 .325 .388 .261 .325 101 16.0 1.7 16.0 1.7

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
2008 ABE A- 0 0 1 5 0 10.3 9 1 13 0 45% .310 7.9 0.9 0.0 11.4 0.97 0.87 4.5 0.5
2008 BLU Rk 1 0 0 7 0 11.7 7 2 11 1 39% .200 5.4 1.5 0.8 8.5 0.77 0.77 2.0 0.2
2009 DEL A 8 9 0 25 24 130.7 138 42 104 6 51% .331 9.5 2.9 0.4 7.2 1.38 4.34 1.4 0.1
2010 SUR Wnt 1 3 0 6 6 19.3 26 8 19 3 0% .397 12.1 3.7 1.4 8.9 1.76 8.39 0.0 0.0
2010 FRD A+ 6 6 0 24 21 128.0 135 37 100 19 48% .304 9.5 2.6 1.3 7.0 1.34 4.36 -1.3 -0.1
2011 NOR AAA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 1 1 2 0 0% .200 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.6 0.1
2011 BOW AA 3 5 0 12 12 64.0 77 24 47 8 54% .329 10.8 3.4 1.1 6.6 1.58 5.20 -6.8 -0.7
2011 FRD A+ 8 3 0 14 13 96.7 78 18 80 1 60% .284 7.3 1.7 0.1 7.4 0.99 2.14 7.2 0.7
2012 BOW AA 1 1 0 3 3 18.0 8 4 15 1 71% .146 4.0 2.0 0.5 7.5 0.67 1.50 0.8 0.1
2013 BOW AA 3 0 8 19 0 31.0 19 13 38 1 43% .247 5.5 3.8 0.3 11.0 1.03 1.74 7.9 0.8
2014 BOW AA 2 4 31 50 0 52.7 41 17 71 2 44% .325 7.0 2.9 0.3 12.1 1.10 3.08 16.0 1.7

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
2012-09-29 2012-10-13 60-DL 14 5 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2010-04-14 2010-05-11 Minors 27 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 5 d2013

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/20/12.
  • Drafted by Baltimore 2008 (43-1,286) (Navy).

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
90o 2.8 2.5 0.1 11 7 49.1 47 18 28 6 .262 1.31 4.39 4.77 1.5 0.2
80o 2.4 2.4 0.1 10 6 43.4 44 17 24 6 .275 1.41 4.82 5.24 -0.9 -0.1
70o 2.1 2.3 0.1 9 6 39.3 42 16 22 6 .285 1.48 5.15 5.59 -2.2 -0.2
60o 1.9 2.2 0.1 8 5 36.0 40 15 20 5 .294 1.55 5.43 5.9 -3.1 -0.3
50o 1.7 2.1 0.1 7 5 33.0 39 14 19 5 .302 1.61 5.69 6.19 -3.8 -0.4
40o 1.5 1.9 0.1 7 4 30.0 36 14 17 5 .310 1.67 5.97 6.48 -4.2 -0.4
30o 1.3 1.8 0.1 6 4 26.9 34 13 15 5 .319 1.74 6.26 6.81 -4.6 -0.5
20o 1 1.6 0.1 5 3 23.3 31 12 13 4 .329 1.83 6.62 7.19 -4.7 -0.5
10o 0.8 1.4 0 4 3 18.6 26 10 11 4 .343 1.95 7.12 7.74 -4.6 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.620.17532.33714185.3001.595.666.15-3.6-0.4

Diagnostics

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

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201528790322214516364912148.3011.565.395.8510.14.05.61.3-1.2
20162981003523158177651022248.3051.535.195.6410.13.75.81.3-1.0
201730790302013615158852048.2981.545.205.6610.03.85.61.3-0.9
201831780292013314754841848.2991.525.075.5110.03.75.71.2-0.6
201932780291913014052801848.2931.484.865.289.73.65.61.2-0.3
202033670281812413549761748.2931.484.915.339.83.65.51.2-0.4
202134670251711512646711648.2961.505.005.449.93.65.61.3-0.5
202235560241610611742661548.2961.504.995.429.93.65.61.3-0.4
202336560221510111140631448.2961.504.975.409.93.65.61.2-0.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
3.1out of baseball0.2out of baseballout of baseballout of baseball3.3

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4 94 Josh Sullivan 2012 0.00 DNP
5 94 Kurt Isenberg 2009 0.00 DNP
6 93 Derek Miller 2009 0.00 DNP
7 93 Matt Buschmann 2011 0.00 DNP
8 93 Matthew Long 2011 0.00 DNP
9 93 Bobby Brownlie 2008 0.00 DNP
10 93 Jared Wesson 2013 0.00 DNP
11 92 Luke Putkonen 2013 3.34
12 92 David Welch 2010 0.00 DNP
13 92 Heath Rollins 2012 0.00 DNP
14 92 Johnnie Lowe 2012 0.00 DNP
15 92 Jesus A. Castillo 2011 0.00 DNP
16 91 Sean Gleason 2013 0.00 DNP
17 91 Chris Waters 2008 5.29
18 91 Brandon Moore 2013 0.00 DNP
19 91 Nic Ungs 2007 0.00 DNP
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21 91 Mario Santiago 2012 0.00 DNP
22 91 Mike Ballard 2011 0.00 DNP
23 91 Josh Butler 2012 0.00 DNP
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25 91 David Kopp 2013 0.00 DNP
26 90 Mario Alvarez 2011 0.00 DNP
27 90 Dallas Buck 2012 0.00 DNP
28 90 Trey Hearne 2011 0.00 DNP
29 90 Jeff Mandel 2012 0.00 DNP
30 90 Brian Slocum 2008 27.00
31 90 Josh Hill 2010 0.00 DNP
32 90 Adam Bass 2009 0.00 DNP
33 90 Cole McCurry 2013 0.00 DNP
34 90 Chris Smith 2008 7.85
35 90 Francisley Bueno 2008 7.71
36 90 Matt Klinker 2012 0.00 DNP
37 90 Nick Schmidt 2013 0.00 DNP
38 90 Ryan Ketchner 2009 0.00 DNP
39 89 Matt Fox 2010 4.91
40 89 Matt Wright 2009 0.00 DNP
41 89 Miguel Gonzalez 2011 0.00 DNP
42 89 Luis Munoz 2009 0.00 DNP
43 89 Kyle Bloom 2010 0.00 DNP
44 89 Sean Walker 2010 0.00 DNP
45 89 Jared Wells 2009 0.00 DNP
46 89 Ryohei Tanaka 2010 0.00 DNP
47 89 Paul Oseguera 2011 0.00 DNP
48 89 Brandon Dickson 2012 9.95
49 89 Patrick Stanley 2010 0.00 DNP
50 89 Zack Segovia 2010 0.00 DNP
51 89 Clint Goocher 2009 0.00 DNP
52 89 Elvys Quezada 2009 0.00 DNP
53 89 Drew Naylor 2013 0.00 DNP
54 89 Matthew Green 2009 0.00 DNP
55 89 Ismael Ramirez 2008 0.00 DNP
56 89 Justin Hampson 2007 2.87
57 88 Timothy Bascom 2012 0.00 DNP
58 88 Everett Teaford 2011 3.48
59 88 Greg Atencio 2009 0.00 DNP
60 88 Daryl Maday 2013 0.00 DNP
61 88 Tom Cochran 2010 0.00 DNP
62 88 Luis Ramirez 2009 0.00 DNP
63 88 Chris Fetter 2013 0.00 DNP
64 88 Ari Ronick 2013 0.00 DNP
65 88 Polin Trinidad 2012 0.00 DNP
66 88 Keith Weiser 2012 0.00 DNP
67 88 Dan Denham 2010 0.00 DNP
68 88 Mike Esposito 2009 0.00 DNP
69 88 Thad Weber 2012 9.00
70 88 Shane Komine 2008 0.00 DNP
71 88 James Avery 2011 0.00 DNP
72 88 Kris Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
73 88 Erik Arnesen 2011 0.00 DNP
74 88 Pedro Liriano 2008 0.00 DNP
75 88 Blake Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
76 88 Andrew Kown 2010 0.00 DNP
77 87 Chris Cody 2011 0.00 DNP
78 87 Cesar Carrillo 2011 0.00 DNP
79 87 Andrew Dobies 2010 0.00 DNP
80 87 Tom Wilhelmsen 2011 3.58
81 87 Chad Beck 2012 6.89
82 87 Travis Beazley 2010 0.00 DNP
83 87 Fernando Rodriguez 2011 4.13
84 87 Sergio Perez 2012 0.00 DNP
85 87 Kevin Pucetas 2012 0.00 DNP
86 87 Nathanial Culp 2012 0.00 DNP
87 87 Adrian Alaniz 2011 0.00 DNP
88 87 Oscar Alvarez 2008 0.00 DNP
89 87 Ryan Morse 2010 0.00 DNP
90 87 Mark Holliman 2011 0.00 DNP
91 87 Will Savage 2012 0.00 DNP
92 87 Jeremy Hall 2011 0.00 DNP
93 87 Steven Hammond 2009 0.00 DNP
94 87 Alan Horne 2010 0.00 DNP
95 87 Alberto Bastardo 2011 0.00 DNP
96 87 James Leverton 2013 0.00 DNP
97 87 Ronnie Ray 2011 0.00 DNP
98 87 Miguel Pinango 2010 0.00 DNP
99 87 Eric Hacker 2010 0.00 DNP
100 87 Adam Johnson 2007 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 A shoulder injury limited Oliver Drake to three starts last season, so he'll look to get back on track in 2013.

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This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Postseason Collateral DamageCorey Dawkins2012-10-06


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Oliver Drake threw 51 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 Slider (82mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).