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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-12-1986
Height6' 6"
Weight215 lbs
Age30 years, 4 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72012
-0.12013
-0.02014
0.82015
1.82016
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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
2011 SDN MLB 9 0 7.0 0 2 0 9 7 11 0 .263 87 11.6 9.0 0.0 14.1 26% .474 .296 2.29 3.28 5.14 101 4.43 0.0
2012 SDN MLB 67 0 66.7 2 4 0 50 33 75 11 .260 93 6.8 4.5 1.5 10.1 36% .245 .252 1.25 4.61 3.78 99 3.87 0.7
2013 SDN MLB 33 0 31.0 1 0 0 36 19 31 3 .260 96 10.5 5.5 0.9 9.0 40% .375 .305 1.77 4.12 3.19 109 4.75 -0.1
2014 BAL MLB 46 0 62.3 7 1 0 48 25 54 6 .264 100 6.9 3.6 0.9 7.8 41% .250 .245 1.17 3.93 3.18 109 4.53 -0.0
2015 BAL MLB 62 0 79.3 5 3 1 57 38 89 7 .264 107 6.5 4.3 0.8 10.1 46% .263 .231 1.20 3.44 2.72 89 3.83 0.8
2016 BAL MLB 56 0 64.3 7 2 2 41 20 74 4 .266 107 5.7 2.8 0.6 10.4 43% .245 .189 0.95 2.55 1.68 82 2.78 1.7
CareerMLB2730310.72212324114233431.2631017.04.10.99.741%.271.2401.233.672.93963.873.2

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 PDR Rk 17 0 22.3 1 1 4 21 5 33 0 .262 94 8.5 2.0 0.0 13.3 56% .389 .222 1.17 2.06 2.02
2009 FTW A 60 0 63.7 3 3 33 36 11 82 1 .249 108 5.1 1.6 0.1 11.6 37% .261 .151 0.74 1.96 1.27
2010 LEL A+ 62 0 65.7 5 2 41 50 11 74 6 .265 99 6.8 1.5 0.8 10.1 47% .286 .208 0.93 3.17 2.47
2010 afw Wnt 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 0.36 0.00
2010 PES Wnt 11 0 12.7 1 1 1 8 3 4 1 .000 5.7 2.1 0.7 2.8 0% .171 .000 0.87 5.46 2.83
2011 SDN MLB 9 0 7.0 0 2 0 9 7 11 0 .263 87 11.6 9.0 0.0 14.1 26% .474 .296 2.29 3.28 5.14
2011 SAN AA 42 0 44.0 2 2 23 32 5 64 3 .250 108 6.5 1.0 0.6 13.1 31% .305 .180 0.84 1.83 2.25
2011 TUC AAA 25 0 27.7 1 3 11 28 7 30 1 .264 109 9.1 2.3 0.3 9.8 46% .342 .217 1.27 2.84 3.90
2012 SDN MLB 67 0 66.7 2 4 0 50 33 75 11 .260 93 6.8 4.5 1.5 10.1 36% .245 .252 1.25 4.61 3.78
2012 TUC AAA 10 0 9.7 2 1 3 11 1 5 0 .273 104 10.2 0.9 0.0 4.7 44% .344 .240 1.24 2.94 2.79
2013 SDN MLB 33 0 31.0 1 0 0 36 19 31 3 .260 96 10.5 5.5 0.9 9.0 40% .375 .305 1.77 4.12 3.19
2013 TUC AAA 33 0 44.3 4 3 3 43 14 44 5 .266 105 8.7 2.8 1.0 8.9 40% .306 .253 1.29 4.13 2.84
2014 BAL MLB 46 0 62.3 7 1 0 48 25 54 6 .264 100 6.9 3.6 0.9 7.8 41% .250 .245 1.17 3.93 3.18
2014 NOR AAA 17 0 23.3 3 1 1 26 6 43 1 .249 102 10.0 2.3 0.4 16.6 31% .490 .256 1.37 1.00 3.47
2015 BAL MLB 62 0 79.3 5 3 1 57 38 89 7 .264 107 6.5 4.3 0.8 10.1 46% .263 .231 1.20 3.44 2.72
2016 BAL MLB 56 0 64.3 7 2 2 41 20 74 4 .266 107 5.7 2.8 0.6 10.4 43% .245 .189 0.95 2.55 1.68

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
2011 140 0.5071 0.4929 0.6957 0.6479 0.3333 0.7391 0.6087 0.3043
2012 1141 0.4417 0.4514 0.7320 0.6687 0.2794 0.7864 0.6292 0.2680
2013 616 0.4545 0.4351 0.7687 0.6464 0.2589 0.8453 0.6092 0.2313
2014 1033 0.4540 0.4831 0.7194 0.6631 0.3333 0.7814 0.6170 0.2806
2015 1296 0.4105 0.4699 0.6929 0.6598 0.3377 0.7920 0.5581 0.3071
2016 1045 0.4440 0.5110 0.6910 0.6961 0.3632 0.7647 0.5782 0.3090
Career52710.44010.47320.71510.66770.31990.78810.59630.2849

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BAL $1,250,000
2015 BAL $523,000
2014 BAL $509,500
2013 SDN $498,200
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,530,700
2011Current$1,250,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,780,700
4 yrTotal$2,780,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 63 dBrian Charles1 year/$1.25M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016). Re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.523M (2015). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4982M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13. Acquired by Baltimore in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Diego 8/31/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2008 (42-1,275) (Monmouth).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .204 .296 .307 .223
11 vs R (Multi) .222 .309 .378 .258
18 Split (Multi) -.018 -.013 -.071 -.035
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .184 .275 .259 .194
31 vs R (2015) .224 .318 .410 .272
38 Split (2015) -.040 -.043 -.152 -.078
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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2016-04-12 18:00:00 (link to chat)Mychal Givens in an AL-only league with 6 pitching categories that include holds: be happy with his 3 holds in a week and dump for someone more established or (like say Brad Brach) or ride the wave awhile longer? Thanks.
(bobemullen from Maine)
Could be just me, but I'm a fan. Hold for the holds. See what I did there? Good. (Christopher Crawford)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Brad Brach has thrown 5,748 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Change (87mph), also mixing in a Slider (87mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (95mph).