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Portrait of Buddy Boshers

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
51.7 4.98 1.56 41 2 2 0 -0.4
Birth Date5-9-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.22013
-0.42014
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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
2013 ANA 25 25 0 15.3 0.0 15.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 13 8 8 0 16 8 7 1 13 4.70 3.14 2.90 1.7 0.2
Career25015.30.015.3000000631388016871134.703.142.901.70.2

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 ORM Rk 13 12 50.3 6.47 81 .251 .275 .350 .425 .268 .299 111 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2009 CDR A 6 6 31.7 6.54 58 .263 .245 .323 .362 .253 .283 104 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2009 SLC AAA 2 0 1.3 4.05 126 .159 .260 .362 .401 .263 .250 113 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2009 ORM Rk 5 5 24.7 5.40 98 .270 .271 .354 .409 .273 .301 107 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2010 CDR A 36 7 77.3 5.00 97 .256 .258 .339 .386 .261 .340 106 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2011 SBR A+ 43 4 75.3 6.92 67 .290 .278 .348 .435 .275 .348 98 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2012 SBR A+ 26 0 39.3 4.81 102 .225 .271 .334 .423 .272 .263 90 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2012 ARK AA 19 0 24.0 3.77 108 .289 .268 .334 .403 .271 .357 91 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2012 SCO Wnt 5 0 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ANA MLB 25 0 15.3 2.90 130 .233 .257 .318 .408 .270 .317 97 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2013 ARK AA 28 0 28.7 2.72 136 .227 .251 .320 .386 .256 .279 98 6.5 0.7 6.5 0.7
2013 SLC AAA 16 0 19.7 3.97 130 .244 .278 .346 .435 .272 .347 114 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2014 ARK AA 29 8 61.0 3.49 116 .228 .249 .314 .360 .248 .295 95 11.5 1.2 11.5 1.2
2014 SLC AAA 11 0 13.0 5.98 91 .249 .290 .357 .470 .277 .290 106 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0

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 ORM Rk 5 0 0 13 12 50.3 43 22 43 1 56% .299 7.7 3.9 0.2 7.7 1.29 2.68 5.6 0.5
2009 CDR A 3 1 0 6 6 31.7 31 7 27 5 51% .283 8.8 2.0 1.4 7.7 1.20 5.96 -2.0 -0.2
2009 SLC AAA 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 1 0 1 0 50% .250 6.9 0.0 0.0 6.9 0.77 0.00 0.3 0.0
2009 ORM Rk 2 1 0 5 5 24.7 24 8 23 2 60% .301 8.7 2.9 0.7 8.4 1.30 2.55 3.7 0.4
2010 CDR A 3 0 0 36 7 77.3 84 20 75 5 48% .340 9.8 2.3 0.6 8.7 1.35 4.31 4.2 0.4
2011 SBR A+ 2 5 1 43 4 75.3 88 41 61 7 47% .348 10.5 4.9 0.8 7.3 1.71 4.30 5.0 0.5
2012 SCO Wnt 0 1 0 5 0 2.7 7 3 3 1 0% .500 23.6 10.1 3.4 10.1 3.75 10.12 0.0 0.0
2012 ARK AA 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 28 5 27 3 56% .357 10.5 1.9 1.1 10.1 1.38 3.75 2.9 0.3
2012 SBR A+ 4 2 1 26 0 39.3 30 16 48 4 55% .263 6.9 3.7 0.9 11.0 1.17 2.52 3.4 0.3
2013 ANA MLB 0 0 0 25 0 15.3 13 8 13 0 44% .317 7.6 4.7 0.0 7.6 1.37 4.70 1.7 0.2
2013 SLC AAA 1 0 1 16 0 19.7 18 12 26 1 56% .347 8.2 5.5 0.5 11.9 1.53 3.66 5.0 0.5
2013 ARK AA 3 2 1 28 0 28.7 20 13 35 1 51% .279 6.3 4.1 0.3 11.0 1.15 3.14 6.5 0.7
2014 ARK AA 2 3 0 29 8 61.0 47 27 70 1 56% .295 6.9 4.0 0.1 10.3 1.21 2.66 11.5 1.2
2014 SLC AAA 1 0 0 11 0 13.0 10 13 12 1 56% .290 6.9 9.0 0.7 8.3 1.77 6.23 -0.1 -0.0

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
2013 248 0.3952 0.4153 0.7476 0.6224 0.2800 0.8852 0.5476 0.2524
Career2480.39520.41530.74760.62240.280.88520.54760.2524

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-08-19 2009-09-15 Minors 27 0 Left Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ANA $
2013 ANA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 51 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14. DFA by LA Angels 5/8/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/12/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by LA Angels 8/10/13.
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2008 (4-139) (Calhoun CC, Ala.). $0.21M signing bonus.

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 3.4 1.8 0.2 48 3 69.9 61 27 55 7 .267 1.25 3.67 3.99 6.5 0.7
80o 3 1.6 0.2 43 3 63.4 59 26 50 6 .282 1.35 4.11 4.46 2.3 0.2
70o 2.7 1.5 0.1 40 3 58.9 58 26 46 6 .293 1.43 4.43 4.81 -0.2 -0.0
60o 2.5 1.4 0.1 37 2 55.1 57 25 44 6 .302 1.49 4.71 5.12 -2.1 -0.2
50o 2.3 1.3 0.1 35 2 51.7 56 25 41 6 .311 1.56 4.98 5.41 -3.7 -0.4
40o 2.1 1.2 0.1 33 2 48.4 54 24 38 6 .320 1.62 5.25 5.71 -5.1 -0.5
30o 1.9 1.1 0.1 31 2 44.9 53 23 35 6 .330 1.70 5.55 6.03 -6.3 -0.6
20o 1.7 1 0.1 28 2 40.9 50 22 32 5 .341 1.78 5.91 6.42 -7.5 -0.8
10o 1.4 0.9 0.1 24 2 35.5 47 21 28 5 .356 1.91 6.42 6.97 -8.6 -0.9
Weighted Mean2.31.30.135251.15524406.3091.544.945.37-3.4-0.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
15% 20% 2% 11% 26%

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
20152732053375773266847.3101.464.454.849.33.98.01.00.1
20162832049269732960947.3131.484.755.179.53.87.81.2-0.2
20172932049269703059847.3041.454.404.789.13.97.71.00.1
20183032051272732963847.3051.414.284.659.13.67.81.00.3
20193132049269692859847.3041.414.264.639.03.77.71.00.3
20203232047265662656747.3031.414.224.589.13.67.71.00.3
20213332044261622451747.3031.404.274.649.13.57.51.00.2
20223431042259602350747.3021.404.194.569.13.57.61.10.3
20233531040255562147647.3031.394.194.569.13.47.61.00.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.51.40.1out of baseball1.43.15.4

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 88)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Jeremy Horst 2012 2.30
2 92 Jose Veras 2007 5.79
3 92 Leuris Gomez 2013 0.00 DNP
4 92 Sergio Escalona 2011 3.25
5 92 Marco Albano 2010 0.00 DNP
6 91 Jon Huber 2008 0.00 DNP
7 91 Michael Dubee 2012 0.00 DNP
8 91 Reid Santos 2009 0.00 DNP
9 91 Jairo Asencio 2009 3.38
10 91 Josh Zeid 2013 3.90
11 91 Yunior Novoa 2011 0.00 DNP
12 91 Darin Downs 2011 0.00 DNP
13 90 Joe Bisenius 2009 0.00 DNP
14 90 Lee Tabor 2011 0.00 DNP
15 89 Ricky Brooks 2011 0.00 DNP
16 89 Jack Spradlin 2011 0.00 DNP
17 89 B.J. Rosenberg 2012 6.12
18 89 Matt Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
19 89 Rob Musgrave 2012 0.00 DNP
20 89 Dan Cevette 2010 0.00 DNP
21 89 Alex Maestri 2011 0.00 DNP
22 89 Bryan Price 2013 0.00 DNP
23 89 Ryan Dennick 2013 0.00 DNP
24 89 Brett Campbell 2008 0.00 DNP
25 89 Stephen Marek 2010 0.00 DNP
26 89 Ryan McKeller 2010 0.00 DNP
27 89 Stuart Pomeranz 2011 0.00 DNP
28 89 Lance Sewell 2012 0.00 DNP
29 88 Jose Valdez 2009 0.00 DNP
30 88 Greg Burke 2009 4.53
31 88 Mauro Zarate 2009 0.00 DNP
32 88 Jeff Sues 2009 0.00 DNP
33 88 Sandy Rosario 2012 18.00
34 88 Roque Mercedes 2013 0.00 DNP
35 88 Arnie Munoz 2008 0.00 DNP
36 88 Michael Broadway 2013 0.00 DNP
37 88 Mike McGuire 2012 0.00 DNP
38 88 Matt Langwell 2012 0.00 DNP
39 88 Jason Burch 2009 0.00 DNP
40 88 Adrian Martin 2011 0.00 DNP
41 88 Neil Schenk 2012 0.00 DNP
42 88 Austin Fleet 2013 0.00 DNP
43 88 Wilkin De La Rosa 2011 0.00 DNP
44 88 Craig Baker 2011 0.00 DNP
45 88 Chris Leroux 2010 7.15
46 88 Wade Korpi 2012 0.00 DNP
47 88 Clint Everts 2011 0.00 DNP
48 88 Henry Villar 2013 0.00 DNP
49 88 Chris Farley 2009 0.00 DNP
50 88 Caleb Thielbar 2013 2.15
51 88 Matt Elliot 2010 0.00 DNP
52 87 Jim Henderson 2009 0.00 DNP
53 87 Jay Buente 2010 6.55
54 87 Victor Garate 2011 0.00 DNP
55 87 Carlos Torres 2009 6.35
56 87 Spencer Steedley 2011 0.00 DNP
57 87 Justin Hedrick 2008 0.00 DNP
58 87 Paul Phillips 2010 0.00 DNP
59 87 Tim Wood 2009 3.22
60 87 Paul Kometani 2009 0.00 DNP
61 87 Josh Satow 2012 0.00 DNP
62 87 Brett Butts 2012 0.00 DNP
63 87 T.J. Large 2009 0.00 DNP
64 87 Mike Fiers 2011 0.00
65 87 Brian Rogers 2009 0.00 DNP
66 87 Randy Wells 2009 3.65
67 87 Manny Alvarez 2012 0.00 DNP
68 87 Dustin Richardson 2010 4.15
69 87 Brandon Gomes 2011 3.65
70 87 Kyle Aselton 2009 0.00 DNP
71 87 Andrew Taylor 2013 0.00 DNP
72 87 Barret Browning 2011 0.00 DNP
73 87 Andy Loomis 2012 0.00 DNP
74 87 Andy Graham 2010 0.00 DNP
75 87 Chad Rhoades 2009 0.00 DNP
76 87 Grant Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
77 87 Jhonny Nunez 2012 0.00 DNP
78 87 Dushan Ruzic 2008 0.00 DNP
79 87 Brian Burres 2007 6.02
80 87 Jay Sborz 2011 0.00 DNP
81 87 Pete Parise 2011 0.00 DNP
82 87 Nick Hill 2011 0.00 DNP
83 87 Michael Solbach 2012 0.00 DNP
84 87 Chris Nicoll 2010 0.00 DNP
85 87 Jordan Ellis 2012 0.00 DNP
86 87 David Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
87 87 Kyle Landis 2012 0.00 DNP
88 86 Matt Daley 2008 0.00 DNP
89 86 Kyler Newby 2011 0.00 DNP
90 86 Eddie Degerman 2010 0.00 DNP
91 86 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
92 86 Devon Lowery 2009 0.00 DNP
93 86 Tyler Johnson 2007 4.50
94 86 Rommie Lewis 2009 0.00 DNP
95 86 Jesse Simpson 2013 0.00 DNP
96 86 Brant Rustich 2011 0.00 DNP
97 86 Nathan Starner 2010 0.00 DNP
98 86 Joe Testa 2012 0.00 DNP
99 86 Ryan Braun 2007 7.55
100 86 Jose Lugo 2010 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .286 .324 .343 .217
11 vs R (Multi) .158 .385 .211 .252
18 Split (Multi) .128 -.060 .132 -.034
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .286 .324 .343 .217
31 vs R (2013) .158 .385 .211 .252
38 Split (2013) .128 -.060 .132 -.034
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Angels' DemonsR.J. Anderson2013-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Buddy Boshers threw 286 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph).