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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-24-1987
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Age27 years, 4 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2010
2011
0.12012
0.22013
0.52014
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
2012 SLN 25 24 0 20.0 0.0 20.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 86 17 13 12 2 24 10 10 1 18 5.40 4.29 4.40 0.8 0.1
2013 SLN 26 13 0 12.3 0.0 12.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 50 8 3 3 0 11 5 5 0 8 2.19 2.94 3.19 1.9 0.2
2014 SLN 27 44 0 38.0 0.0 38.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 169 34 13 11 2 43 19 19 4 35 2.61 3.76 3.67 4.2 0.5
Career81070.30.070.332010030559292647834345613.333.773.806.90.8

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 PMB A+ 1 0 2.0 2.58 139 .157 .266 .336 .371 .256 .222 101 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2008 JCY Rk 20 0 24.3 4.00 114 .261 .273 .342 .407 .270 .356 96 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2009 PMB A+ 26 0 33.0 3.36 109 .198 .242 .312 .342 .245 .200 91 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
2009 SFD AA 15 0 23.0 7.99 58 .275 .276 .341 .403 .253 .220 119 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2011 PMB A+ 7 0 9.0 4.19 102 .246 .260 .336 .382 .260 .308 94 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2011 SFD AA 52 0 59.3 5.48 104 .237 .265 .332 .408 .256 .286 114 6.7 0.7 7.3 0.7
2011 MAR Wnt 15 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SLN MLB 24 0 20.0 4.40 95 .257 .248 .315 .393 .256 .273 97 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 SFD AA 15 0 17.3 4.25 107 .203 .258 .331 .399 .267 .216 101 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2012 MEM AAA 27 0 30.3 4.54 108 .226 .275 .340 .432 .271 .272 95 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2012 SUR Wnt 7 0 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .440 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SLN MLB 13 0 12.3 3.19 124 .198 .250 .318 .399 .263 .216 103 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2013 MEM AAA 49 0 69.7 3.73 115 .237 .260 .328 .397 .262 .273 88 10.5 1.1 11.6 1.3
2014 SLN MLB 44 0 38.0 3.67 111 .253 .248 .310 .378 .259 .294 103 4.2 0.5 4.2 0.5
2014 MEM AAA 16 0 20.3 2.98 140 .279 .271 .332 .419 .262 .393 96 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7

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 JCY Rk 4 1 2 20 0 24.3 23 12 34 2 49% .356 8.5 4.4 0.7 12.6 1.44 3.70 4.4 0.4
2008 PMB A+ 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 0 1 4 0 56% .222 0.0 4.5 0.0 18.0 0.50 0.00 1.3 0.1
2009 SFD AA 0 1 1 15 0 23.0 19 14 17 6 60% .220 7.4 5.5 2.3 6.7 1.43 3.52 -2.6 -0.3
2009 PMB A+ 2 1 1 26 0 33.0 18 13 30 0 49% .200 4.9 3.5 0.0 8.2 0.94 1.64 3.5 0.4
2011 MAR Wnt 1 1 1 15 0 11.0 8 6 9 0 0% .258 6.5 4.9 0.0 7.4 1.27 0.82 0.0 0.0
2011 SFD AA 2 2 3 52 0 59.3 53 28 52 5 42% .286 8.0 4.2 0.8 7.9 1.37 3.03 7.3 0.7
2011 PMB A+ 0 0 0 7 0 9.0 8 4 7 0 46% .308 8.0 4.0 0.0 7.0 1.33 4.00 0.6 0.1
2012 SUR Wnt 0 0 0 7 0 7.0 11 1 8 0 0% .440 14.1 1.3 0.0 10.3 1.71 3.86 0.0 0.0
2012 SFD AA 1 3 1 15 0 17.3 12 4 12 1 48% .216 6.2 2.1 0.5 6.2 0.92 1.56 1.4 0.1
2012 SLN MLB 0 2 0 24 0 20.0 17 10 18 2 46% .273 7.7 4.5 0.9 8.1 1.35 5.40 0.8 0.1
2012 MEM AAA 2 2 0 27 0 30.3 25 12 27 3 42% .272 7.4 3.6 0.9 8.0 1.22 2.08 3.1 0.3
2013 MEM AAA 7 2 2 49 0 69.7 57 27 66 4 48% .273 7.4 3.5 0.5 8.5 1.21 2.97 11.6 1.3
2013 SLN MLB 1 0 0 13 0 12.3 8 5 8 0 41% .216 5.8 3.6 0.0 5.8 1.05 2.19 1.9 0.2
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 0 44 0 38.0 34 19 35 2 61% .294 8.1 4.5 0.5 8.3 1.39 2.61 4.2 0.5
2014 MEM AAA 0 1 0 16 0 20.3 25 7 26 1 48% .393 11.1 3.1 0.4 11.5 1.57 3.54 6.6 0.7

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
2012 345 0.4841 0.4609 0.7862 0.6467 0.2865 0.8704 0.6078 0.2075
2013 204 0.5098 0.5098 0.7885 0.6538 0.3600 0.9265 0.5278 0.2115
2014 667 0.4423 0.4408 0.7347 0.5898 0.3226 0.8046 0.6333 0.2653
Career12160.46550.45810.75830.61670.31860.84370.60840.2399

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-02-25 2013-03-24 Camp 27 0 Left Shoulder Impingement - -
2012-11-02 2012-12-24 Minors 52 0 Left Arm Inflammation Biceps - -
2010-04-04 2010-09-08 Minors 157 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-03-10
2010-03-02 2010-04-04 Camp 33 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-03-10
2009-07-26 2009-09-12 Minors 48 0 Left Elbow Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SLN $
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$0
1 yrTotal$0

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 104 dSFX1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/11. Re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2008 (32-965) (University of Kansas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .239 .325 .310 .243
11 vs R (Multi) .176 .272 .264 .208
18 Split (Multi) .064 .053 .046 .035
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .200 .238 .250 .189
31 vs R (2013) .167 .286 .250 .200
38 Split (2013) .033 -.048 .000 -.011
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Series Preview: Giants vs. CardinalsR.J. Anderson2014-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Dodgers vs. CardinalsZachary Levine2014-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 23, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 19, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 9, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 11, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 11, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Matt Adams Powers UpDaniel Rathman2014-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 6/2Daniel Rathman2014-06-02
The Knuckle Curveball: How it Behaves, And Why it's Becoming So PopularDan Rozenson2014-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: More Unknown Facts About More Unknown PlayersJason Wojciechowski2013-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Cardinals and GiantsR.J. Anderson2012-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Cardinals and GiantsSam Miller2012-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Cardinals-Nationals Division Series PreviewR.J. Anderson2012-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: National League Wild Card Game (UPDATED)R.J. Anderson2012-10-05
Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Sam Freeman has thrown 1,210 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), Splitter (86mph) and Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (81mph).