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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-4-1986
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 9 months, 26 days
BatsR
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0.42013
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2015
0.22016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 LAN MLB 5 5 26.7 25 12 20 2 .272 89 8.4 4.0 0.7 6.8 46% .291 .270 1.39 4.19 2.70 110 5.60 -0.1
2013 LAN MLB 12 10 58.3 69 20 45 7 .256 98 10.6 3.1 1.1 6.9 53% .343 .297 1.53 4.32 3.86 103 4.41 0.4
2014 LAN MLB 1 1 6.0 7 1 5 3 .264 96 10.5 1.5 4.5 7.5 55% .235 .368 1.33 8.94 6.00 99 4.14 0.1
CareerMLB181691.0101337012.2619510.03.31.26.951%.321.2941.474.593.661044.740.3

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2008 LOW A- 14 0 38.7 28 11 41 1 .252 94 6.5 2.6 0.2 9.5 65% .252 .187 1.01 2.99 2.33
2009 GRN A 8 8 36.7 32 4 35 1 .266 99 7.8 1.0 0.2 8.6 55% .295 .202 0.98 2.23 2.70
2009 SLM A+ 10 10 50.7 58 10 51 7 .258 102 10.3 1.8 1.2 9.1 59% .325 .268 1.34 3.86 4.44
2010 PME AA 26 26 136.3 144 46 82 11 .259 110 9.5 3.0 0.7 5.4 50% .297 .260 1.39 4.33 4.75
2011 CHT AA 6 6 33.7 36 15 25 2 .255 119 9.6 4.0 0.5 6.7 54% .312 .253 1.51 4.02 4.01
2011 PME AA 19 18 103.3 107 37 70 7 .277 95 9.3 3.2 0.6 6.1 50% .308 .277 1.39 4.18 3.66
2012 LAN MLB 5 5 26.7 25 12 20 2 .272 89 8.4 4.0 0.7 6.8 46% .291 .270 1.39 4.19 2.70
2012 ABQ AAA 25 24 135.3 157 44 93 13 .268 115 10.4 2.9 0.9 6.2 51% .323 .264 1.49 4.74 4.66
2013 LAN MLB 12 10 58.3 69 20 45 7 .256 98 10.6 3.1 1.1 6.9 53% .343 .297 1.53 4.32 3.86
2013 RCU A+ 1 1 4.0 6 1 3 1 .286 95 13.5 2.2 2.2 6.8 40% .357 .379 1.75 6.27 6.75
2013 ABQ AAA 10 8 37.3 46 21 33 3 .267 115 11.1 5.1 0.7 8.0 55% .371 .272 1.79 4.86 6.03
2014 LAN MLB 1 1 6.0 7 1 5 3 .264 96 10.5 1.5 4.5 7.5 55% .235 .368 1.33 8.94 6.00
2014 ABQ AAA 11 9 43.7 65 15 27 2 .270 105 13.4 3.1 0.4 5.6 55% .394 .285 1.83 4.23 7.01
2014 DOD Rk 1 1 6.0 3 0 5 1 .000 4.5 0.0 1.5 7.5 0% .125 .000 0.50 4.53 1.50
2016 IOW AAA 3 3 11.3 9 4 11 0 .265 85 7.1 3.2 0.0 8.7 63% .300 .209 1.15 3.15 3.18

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
2012 421 0.5083 0.4299 0.7956 0.5794 0.2754 0.8548 0.6667 0.2044
2013 946 0.5201 0.4366 0.8232 0.5955 0.2643 0.8976 0.6417 0.1768
2014 103 0.4660 0.4660 0.7292 0.6250 0.3273 0.8667 0.5000 0.2708
Career14700.51290.43670.80870.5930.27190.88320.63890.1913

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
2014-09-16 - 60-DL - - Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-08-13
2014-07-19 2014-09-16 Minors 59 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-08-13
2014-05-11 2014-06-27 Minors 47 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-03-28 2014-03-30 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2013-07-07 2013-08-04 15-DL 28 23 Right Shoulder Bursitis -
2013-04-22 2013-05-30 15-DL 38 33 Right Shoulder Bursitis - -
2011-05-31 2011-06-07 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-05-28 2010-06-06 Minors 9 0 Left Foot Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 LAN $
2013 LAN $
2012 LAN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 167 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 10/12/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/11. Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12.
  • Drafted 2008 (3-85) (Utah). Signed 6/08, $0.464M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Stephen Fife is referenced in the following articles.

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Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 9/20Ben Lindbergh2013-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The Other Guys, Part TwoMike Gianella2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-06
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Not-So-Disappointing DodgersBen Lindbergh2013-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: One Less Marlin, and a New NationalR.J. Anderson2013-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: One Less Marlin, and a New NationalMark Anderson2013-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: One Less Marlin, and a New NationalBen Lindbergh2013-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: LA Dodges a Giant BulletDaniel Rathman2013-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-26
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ike ConqueredR.J. Anderson2013-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-06
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 12th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-12
The Lineup Card: 10 Things We've Learned So FarBaseball Prospectus2013-05-08
New Arms: Flamethrowers, Hammers, and KnucklersHarry Pavlidis2013-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: The Rockies and Dodgers Have Swapped ScriptsGeoff Young2013-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Same Old SongDaniel Rathman2013-04-22
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
In A Pickle: Seemed Like a Good Idea at the TimeJason Wojciechowski2012-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The 2012 All-Fringe-Prospect TeamBen Lindbergh2012-09-25
Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dodgers Trade for BlantonSam Miller2012-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: This is Your FifeJason Wojciechowski2012-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Arizona's Bauer Goes OutR.J. Anderson2012-07-19
What You Missed: Index to Complete Trade Deadline CoverageStephani Bee2011-08-01
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bedard Off in Boston UPDATEDColin Wyers2011-07-31
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Stephen Fife has thrown 1,563 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Cutter (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (90mph).