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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-10-1988
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
Age28 years, 8 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
-0.02015
0.52016
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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 WARP
2015 COL MLB 9 0 7.7 0 0 0 16 2 7 1 .268 119 18.8 2.3 1.2 8.2 43% .517 .352 2.35 3.81 9.39 105 5.23 -0.0
2016 COL MLB 6 0 9.7 0 0 0 16 2 7 1 .264 116 14.9 1.9 0.9 6.5 53% .429 .311 1.86 3.67 9.31 104 4.37 0.1
CareerMLB15017.3000324142.26611716.62.11.07.348%.469.3302.083.739.351054.760.0

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
2008 BLU Rk 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 5 0 5 1 .272 90 15.0 0.0 3.0 15.0 44% .500 .345 1.67 4.79 9.00
2010 ABE A- 22 0 38.3 2 2 0 27 19 46 4 .264 99 6.3 4.5 0.9 10.8 36% .250 .259 1.20 4.00 4.93
2011 DEL A 13 0 25.0 2 0 0 28 2 33 4 .258 103 10.1 0.7 1.4 11.9 56% .348 .262 1.20 3.45 2.52
2011 FRD A+ 20 0 28.3 1 1 1 19 9 34 2 .251 96 6.0 2.9 0.6 10.8 39% .266 .200 0.99 2.81 3.18
2012 FRD A+ 20 1 45.3 1 2 1 30 12 43 1 .259 99 6.0 2.4 0.2 8.5 47% .250 .205 0.93 3.03 2.18
2012 BOW AA 12 0 20.0 2 3 1 19 12 22 3 .254 101 8.6 5.4 1.4 9.9 45% .302 .311 1.55 5.35 3.60
2013 BOW AA 20 0 39.7 2 2 4 35 18 46 2 .266 102 7.9 4.1 0.5 10.4 46% .337 .243 1.34 3.47 2.95
2014 BOW AA 30 3 64.3 3 1 0 50 18 60 4 .264 102 7.0 2.5 0.6 8.4 63% .261 .220 1.06 3.23 2.38
2014 NOR AAA 2 2 6.7 0 2 0 8 1 6 1 .253 91 10.8 1.4 1.4 8.1 45% .333 .286 1.35 4.41 9.45
2015 COL MLB 9 0 7.7 0 0 0 16 2 7 1 .268 119 18.8 2.3 1.2 8.2 43% .517 .352 2.35 3.81 9.39
2015 NBR AA 14 0 23.3 3 0 0 17 6 20 0 .254 102 6.6 2.3 0.0 7.7 47% .266 .206 0.99 2.45 2.31
2015 ABQ AAA 21 1 39.7 2 1 0 42 12 33 3 .268 113 9.5 2.7 0.7 7.5 52% .336 .240 1.36 4.05 3.18
2016 COL MLB 6 0 9.7 0 0 0 16 2 7 1 .264 116 14.9 1.9 0.9 6.5 53% .429 .311 1.86 3.67 9.31
2016 ABQ AAA 18 0 21.3 0 1 4 25 6 31 3 .271 10.5 2.5 1.3 13.1 60% .407 .260 1.45 3.63 1.69

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
2015 142 0.5563 0.5070 0.7222 0.6203 0.3651 0.8163 0.5217 0.2778
2016 154 0.5455 0.5195 0.8750 0.6310 0.3857 0.9434 0.7407 0.1250
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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
2014-08-02 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 COL $660,000
2015 COL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$660,000
1 yrTotal$660,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 38 d1 year/$0.66M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.66M in majors. Contract selected by Colorado 4/3/16. Released by Colorado 8/20/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Colorado 8/28/15. Non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/15.
  • Drafted by Baltimore 2008 (15-446) (Angelina JC, Texas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .500 .500 1.000 .451
11 vs R (Multi) .381 .435 .429 .280
18 Split (Multi) .119 .065 .571 .170
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .500 .500 1.000 .451
31 vs R (2015) .381 .435 .429 .280
38 Split (2015) .119 .065 .571 .170
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Jason Gurka is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-12-10
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Looking for Lefty ReliefDaniel Rathman2014-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jason Gurka has thrown 456 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Curve (77mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (79mph).