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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date5-22-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age25 years, 2 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.22013
-0.22014
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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 BOS 24 18 0 21.0 0.0 21.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 84 21 9 9 1 29 7 6 0 17 3.86 3.08 3.91 2.2 0.2
Career18021.00.021.0110200842199129760173.863.083.912.20.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2008 LOW A- 8 7 33.7 5.78 65 .257 .248 .329 .368 .258 .273 95 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2009 LOW A- 3 3 4.7 0.98 174 .263 .235 .320 .329 .266 .400 88 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2009 RSX Rk 4 4 7.0 1.15 174 .197 .234 .330 .321 .264 .143 93 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2010 GRN A 21 21 75.7 4.45 99 .242 .259 .325 .376 .267 .296 98 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2011 SLM A+ 26 26 97.7 5.65 78 .300 .249 .319 .376 .251 .334 98 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2012 SLM A+ 10 8 45.0 5.24 87 .274 .249 .316 .379 .256 .282 97 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2012 PME AA 16 16 84.7 4.14 109 .257 .264 .332 .396 .264 .331 103 11.9 1.3 11.9 1.3
2013 BOS MLB 18 0 21.0 3.91 111 .257 .253 .312 .392 .260 .339 102 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2013 PME AA 17 16 97.3 4.19 107 .254 .256 .327 .388 .266 .310 102 15.7 1.7 15.7 1.7
2013 PAW AAA 1 1 5.3 1.13 176 .318 .267 .306 .395 .243 .455 102 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
2014 PAW AAA 33 0 40.3 7.74 14 .306 .267 .335 .402 .259 .338 91 -13.5 -1.4 -13.5 -1.4

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 LOW A- 1 2 0 8 7 33.7 30 16 26 3 33% .273 8.0 4.3 0.8 6.9 1.36 4.27 -2.3 -0.2
2009 LOW A- 0 0 0 3 3 4.7 4 3 8 0 20% .400 7.7 5.7 0.0 15.3 1.49 1.91 2.8 0.3
2009 RSX Rk 0 0 0 4 4 7.0 2 4 11 0 57% .143 2.6 5.1 0.0 14.1 0.86 0.00 2.3 0.2
2010 GRN A 2 3 0 21 21 75.7 69 23 78 5 50% .296 8.2 2.7 0.6 9.3 1.22 2.97 9.9 1.0
2011 SLM A+ 1 13 0 26 26 97.7 111 55 89 12 46% .334 10.2 5.1 1.1 8.2 1.70 6.91 -2.6 -0.3
2012 PME AA 4 7 0 16 16 84.7 86 38 76 3 49% .331 9.1 4.0 0.3 8.1 1.46 3.72 11.9 1.3
2012 SLM A+ 3 5 0 10 8 45.0 42 19 42 5 51% .282 8.4 3.8 1.0 8.4 1.36 5.80 -0.5 -0.1
2013 PAW AAA 0 1 0 1 1 5.3 10 1 5 0 55% .455 16.9 1.7 0.0 8.4 2.06 8.44 3.5 0.4
2013 BOS MLB 1 1 0 18 0 21.0 21 7 17 1 47% .339 9.0 3.0 0.4 7.3 1.33 3.86 2.2 0.2
2013 PME AA 7 6 0 17 16 97.3 94 36 80 5 48% .310 8.7 3.3 0.5 7.4 1.34 3.51 15.7 1.7
2014 PAW AAA 2 3 5 33 0 40.3 50 28 24 5 44% .338 11.2 6.2 1.1 5.4 1.93 5.13 -13.5 -1.4

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 308 0.5065 0.4123 0.7717 0.5385 0.2829 0.8810 0.5581 0.2205
Career3080.50650.41230.77170.53850.28290.8810.55810.2205

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-26 2014-06-10 Minors 15 0 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2010-04-15 2010-05-24 Minors 39 0 Left Upper Arm Strain Biceps -
2009-06-24 2009-08-23 Minors 60 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-23
2008-08-06 2008-09-10 Minors 35 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-23

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 BOS $
2013 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 78 dSFX1 year/$0.503M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014). Re-signed by Boston 3/7/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Boston 3/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Boston 11/18/11. Re-signed by Boston 3/9/12.
  • Drafted by Boston 2007 (23-714) (Tomball HS, Texas). $0.7M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .278 .349 .361 .257
11 vs R (Multi) .282 .317 .410 .240
18 Split (Multi) -.004 .032 -.049 .017
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .278 .349 .361 .257
31 vs R (2013) .282 .317 .410 .240
38 Split (2013) -.004 .032 -.049 .017
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Drake Britton is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 5Zach Mortimer2013-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 16Zach Mortimer2013-04-17
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League Prospects to FollowChris Mellen2013-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 5Kevin Goldstein2012-06-06
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 30Kevin Goldstein2012-05-31
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 25Kevin Goldstein2012-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Boston Red Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: 2011 Minor League Awards: PitchersJason Parks2011-09-22
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 27Kevin Goldstein2011-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Prospect Preview: AL EastKevin Goldstein2011-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Red Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: Boston Red SoxJay Jaffe2010-11-11
Player Profile: Colby LewisMarc Normandin2010-10-30
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 8Kevin Goldstein2010-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 2Kevin Goldstein2010-09-03
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 4Kevin Goldstein2010-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 20Kevin Goldstein2010-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Where Will Oswalt Go?Eric Seidman2010-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 8Kevin Goldstein2010-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 14Kevin Goldstein2010-06-15


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-09-02 14:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Drake Britton's season? Disappointing after last year.
(John from RI)
Velocity is still there at least, but nothing else took a step forward. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Drake Britton threw 288 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), Slider (82mph) and Sinker (93mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).