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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.0 4.19 1.39 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date3-14-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 7 months, 7 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.62014
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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
2014 DET 27 38 0 39.0 0.0 39.0 2 1 0 2 0 0 167 34 12 11 1 40 20 17 1 31 2.54 3.52 3.50 5.6 0.6
Career38039.00.039.021020016734121114020171312.543.523.505.60.6

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 IDA Rk 21 0 34.7 6.39 96 .250 .272 .349 .430 .265 .296 111 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2009 BUR A 36 3 92.3 3.61 123 .205 .253 .330 .369 .256 .278 105 17.0 1.8 17.0 1.8
2010 NWA AA 12 0 26.0 3.74 124 .151 .254 .330 .378 .257 .157 111 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2010 OMA AAA 28 8 67.0 5.90 73 .260 .281 .351 .438 .270 .277 93 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2010 ESC Wnt 12 0 16.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 NWA AA 19 0 39.7 3.47 138 .203 .271 .337 .413 .258 .255 112 10.6 1.1 10.6 1.1
2011 OMA AAA 23 0 29.0 7.21 77 .321 .285 .357 .447 .267 .323 103 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2012 NWA AA 10 0 20.7 6.20 65 .249 .250 .324 .383 .265 .237 101 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2012 OMA AAA 30 0 54.7 4.41 117 .289 .278 .347 .429 .273 .363 102 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2012 MAR Wnt 10 0 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .421 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ERI AA 16 0 27.7 3.28 128 .213 .254 .332 .391 .268 .217 99 5.2 0.6 5.2 0.6
2013 TOL AAA 14 9 64.0 4.42 96 .213 .245 .313 .371 .243 .227 94 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
2014 DET MLB 38 0 39.0 3.50 122 .229 .253 .314 .387 .261 .289 109 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
2014 TOL AAA 20 6 47.0 3.84 117 .202 .261 .329 .393 .250 .284 99 8.5 0.8 8.5 0.8

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 IDA Rk 1 0 4 21 0 34.7 34 8 34 5 59% .296 8.8 2.1 1.3 8.8 1.21 4.15 2.9 0.3
2009 BUR A 4 4 9 36 3 92.3 71 17 94 3 41% .278 6.9 1.7 0.3 9.2 0.95 2.05 17.0 1.8
2010 OMA AAA 3 4 3 28 8 67.0 65 21 48 9 34% .277 8.7 2.8 1.2 6.4 1.28 3.49 3.0 0.3
2010 ESC Wnt 2 0 0 12 0 16.3 13 5 16 1 0% .286 7.2 2.8 0.6 8.8 1.10 1.10 0.0 0.0
2010 NWA AA 1 0 4 12 0 26.0 11 8 16 0 44% .157 3.8 2.8 0.0 5.5 0.73 0.69 3.9 0.4
2011 OMA AAA 2 3 0 23 0 29.0 38 19 23 7 28% .323 11.8 5.9 2.2 7.1 1.97 7.14 0.3 0.0
2011 NWA AA 2 1 8 19 0 39.7 28 16 41 2 48% .255 6.4 3.6 0.5 9.3 1.11 1.59 10.6 1.1
2012 NWA AA 1 1 3 10 0 20.7 17 9 13 3 45% .237 7.4 3.9 1.3 5.7 1.26 2.61 -2.1 -0.2
2012 MAR Wnt 0 1 0 10 0 6.3 8 9 8 0 0% .421 11.4 12.8 0.0 11.4 2.68 7.11 0.0 0.0
2012 OMA AAA 3 2 1 30 0 54.7 68 22 45 6 41% .363 11.2 3.6 1.0 7.4 1.65 3.79 8.7 0.9
2013 TOL AAA 6 1 0 14 9 64.0 46 19 53 7 29% .227 6.5 2.7 1.0 7.5 1.02 1.69 3.5 0.4
2013 ERI AA 2 2 1 16 0 27.7 16 12 26 1 34% .217 5.2 3.9 0.3 8.5 1.01 1.63 5.2 0.6
2014 TOL AAA 3 2 0 20 6 47.0 35 13 53 2 50% .284 6.7 2.5 0.4 10.1 1.02 2.68 8.5 0.8
2014 DET MLB 2 1 0 38 0 39.0 34 20 31 1 54% .289 7.8 4.6 0.2 7.2 1.38 2.54 5.6 0.6

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
2014 631 0.5214 0.4247 0.8097 0.5775 0.2583 0.8789 0.6410 0.1866
Career6310.52140.42470.80970.57750.25830.87890.6410.1866

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 dMike Mosa1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 6/15/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Released by Kansas City 3/21/13. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • Signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2008 (22-655) (Lewis-Clark State, Idaho).

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 3.5 2.2 1.7 41 5 89.0 74 28 65 9 .250 1.15 3.36 3.65 13.6 1.4
80o 3.1 2.1 1.5 38 4 82.5 74 28 60 9 .263 1.24 3.75 4.08 8.5 0.9
70o 2.9 2 1.4 36 4 77.9 73 28 57 9 .273 1.30 4.04 4.39 5.3 0.5
60o 2.7 1.9 1.3 34 4 74.0 73 28 54 9 .282 1.36 4.29 4.66 2.8 0.3
50o 2.5 1.8 1.2 33 4 70.5 72 27 52 9 .290 1.41 4.52 4.91 0.7 0.1
40o 2.3 1.8 1.1 31 4 67.1 71 27 49 9 .298 1.47 4.76 5.17 -1.2 -0.1
30o 2.2 1.7 1 29 3 63.4 70 27 46 9 .306 1.53 5.02 5.46 -3.1 -0.3
20o 2 1.6 0.9 27 3 59.3 69 26 43 9 .316 1.60 5.33 5.79 -5.0 -0.5
10o 1.7 1.5 0.8 25 3 53.7 67 25 39 8 .330 1.71 5.77 6.27 -7.2 -0.7
Weighted Mean2.51.81.232470.07127519.2881.404.494.880.90.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
4% 8% 3% 9% 13%

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
20152821126358602338839.2841.424.815.239.33.55.91.2-0.1
20162922131369702454939.2931.364.364.739.13.17.01.20.2
201730321334747525551039.2871.354.254.629.13.06.71.20.3
20183132132371712354939.2871.324.114.479.02.96.81.10.4
20193222130366672250939.2901.344.264.639.13.06.81.20.3
20203321128361632044839.2901.354.334.709.22.96.51.20.2
20213421127360611944839.2901.344.234.599.22.96.61.20.3
20223521125356571741739.2901.324.204.579.22.76.61.10.3
20233621124353541639739.2911.334.214.579.22.76.71.20.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.90.91.30.210.55.4

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4 90 Zach Simons 2012 0.00 DNP
5 90 Anthony Claggett 2012 0.00 DNP
6 90 Matt Langwell 2013 5.14
7 90 David Mixon 2012 0.00 DNP
8 89 Jon Hunton 2010 0.00 DNP
9 89 Fernando Hernandez 2012 0.00 DNP
10 89 Trystan Magnuson 2012 0.00 DNP
11 89 Matt Daley 2009 4.24
12 89 Julio DePaula 2010 0.00 DNP
13 89 Jason Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
14 88 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
15 87 Zech Zinicola 2012 0.00 DNP
16 87 Dale Thayer 2008 0.00 DNP
17 87 Armando Gabino 2011 0.00 DNP
18 87 Jonathan Ellis 2010 0.00 DNP
19 87 Rob Wooten 2013 3.90
20 87 Brandon Sisk 2013 0.00 DNP
21 87 Daniel Stange 2013 16.20
22 87 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
23 87 Rob Delaney 2012 0.00 DNP
24 87 Jose Diaz 2011 0.00 DNP
25 87 Steven Register 2010 0.00 DNP
26 87 Zach Kroenke 2011 9.00
27 87 Stephen Dodson 2013 0.00 DNP
28 87 Mitch Lively 2013 0.00 DNP
29 86 Edgar Martinez 2009 0.00 DNP
30 86 Jean Machi 2009 0.00 DNP
31 86 Geivy Garcia 2010 0.00 DNP
32 86 Ben Snyder 2013 0.00 DNP
33 86 Hassan Pena 2012 0.00 DNP
34 86 Toru Murata 2012 0.00 DNP
35 86 Osiris Matos 2012 0.00 DNP
36 86 Justin Hedrick 2009 0.00 DNP
37 86 Eddie Gamboa 2012 0.00 DNP
38 85 Jason Rice 2013 0.00 DNP
39 85 Robert Manuel 2011 0.00 DNP
40 85 Stephen Marek 2011 0.00 DNP
41 85 Jesus Delgado 2011 0.00 DNP
42 85 Justin Mallett 2009 0.00 DNP
43 85 Jesse Carlson 2008 2.40
44 85 Atahualpa Severino 2012 0.00 DNP
45 85 Chad Rhoades 2010 0.00 DNP
46 85 Romulo Sanchez 2011 0.00 DNP
47 85 Jose Veras 2008 3.59
48 85 Mike DeMark 2010 0.00 DNP
49 85 Jason Urquidez 2010 0.00 DNP
50 85 Steve Bray 2008 0.00 DNP
51 85 Luis Pena 2010 0.00 DNP
52 84 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
53 84 Evan Reed 2013 6.17
54 84 Spencer Steedley 2012 0.00 DNP
55 84 Josh Newman 2009 0.00 DNP
56 84 John Ennis 2007 8.22
57 84 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
58 84 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
59 84 Robert Coello 2012 12.79
60 84 Hunter Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
61 84 Edwin Walker 2011 0.00 DNP
62 84 Rob Musgrave 2013 0.00 DNP
63 84 Josh Wilkie 2012 0.00 DNP
64 84 Chia-Jen Lo 2013 4.19
65 84 Barret Browning 2012 5.12
66 84 Clint Everts 2012 0.00 DNP
67 84 Jim Henderson 2010 0.00 DNP
68 83 Nate Jones 2013 4.62
69 83 Jim Miller 2009 0.00 DNP
70 83 Carlos Torres 2010 8.56
71 83 Matt Wilhite 2009 0.00 DNP
72 83 Joseph Krebs 2012 0.00 DNP
73 83 Justin Souza 2013 0.00 DNP
74 83 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2012 0.00 DNP
75 83 Alex Serrano 2008 0.00
76 83 Bruce Billings 2013 0.00 DNP
77 83 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
78 83 Derrik Lutz 2012 0.00 DNP
79 83 David Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
80 83 Pete Parise 2012 0.00 DNP
81 83 Eduardo Sierra 2009 0.00 DNP
82 83 Chad Reineke 2009 7.20
83 83 Loek Van Mil 2012 0.00 DNP
84 83 Dumas Garcia 2011 0.00 DNP
85 83 Victor Garate 2012 0.00 DNP
86 82 Chris Martin 2013 0.00 DNP
87 82 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
88 82 Jeremy Horst 2013 6.58
89 82 Kelvin Perez 2013 0.00 DNP
90 82 Andrew Albers 2013 5.10
91 82 Marino Salas 2009 0.00 DNP
92 82 Craig Breslow 2008 2.30
93 82 Bobby Bramhall 2013 0.00 DNP
94 82 Paul Kometani 2010 0.00 DNP
95 82 Marco Albano 2011 0.00 DNP
96 82 Justin Dowdy 2011 0.00 DNP
97 82 Jeff Kennard 2009 0.00 DNP
98 82 Arturo Lopez 2010 0.00 DNP
99 82 Matt Rusch 2010 0.00 DNP
100 82 Justin James 2009 0.00 DNP

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This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Orioles vs. TigersR.J. Anderson2014-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 3, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 28, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 25, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-25
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
The Lineup Card: Nine Last-Minute TradesBaseball Prospectus2014-07-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Blaine Hardy has thrown 793 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph) and Change (80mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).