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Portrait of Bobby LaFromboise

Bobby LaFromboise PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0.00
Birth Date6-25-1986
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
Age30 years, 5 months, 9 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
0.12013
0.02014
0.12015
0.02016
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 DRA- WARP
2013 SEA MLB 10 0 10.7 0 1 0 12 4 11 0 .255 93 10.1 3.4 0.0 9.3 38% .375 .243 1.50 2.14 5.91 102 3.73 99.9 0.1
2014 PIT MLB 6 0 3.7 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 .273 94 7.4 0.0 2.5 9.8 20% .222 .271 0.82 4.47 2.45 101 4.09 103.1 0.0
2015 PIT MLB 11 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 1 8 1 .279 103 5.6 1.1 1.1 9.0 40% .211 .191 0.75 3.16 1.12 102 3.87 97.0 0.1
CareerMLB27022.3010205232.266978.12.00.89.335%.300.2311.122.893.631023.8499.40.2

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 cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 WTN AA 49 0 61.0 3 4 0 62 24 53 6 .255 112 9.1 3.5 0.9 7.8 47% .320 .251 1.41 4.18 3.10 97 4.18 99.6
2012 WTN AA 20 0 26.7 1 0 2 15 5 32 0 .256 106 5.1 1.7 0.0 10.8 57% .231 .172 0.75 1.31 1.01 71 2.26 78.7
2012 TAC AAA 27 0 39.7 5 2 4 30 16 38 1 .271 92 6.8 3.6 0.2 8.6 52% .282 .197 1.16 3.29 1.59 85 3.29 93.3
2012 PER Wnt 13 0 13.0 0 0 1 13 4 17 1 .000 9.0 2.8 0.7 11.8 0% .353 .000 1.31 3.23 5.54 0 0.00 0.0
2013 SEA MLB 10 0 10.7 0 1 0 12 4 11 0 .255 93 10.1 3.4 0.0 9.3 38% .375 .243 1.50 2.14 5.91 102 3.73 99.9
2013 TAC AAA 45 0 61.0 6 0 5 66 18 63 5 .274 97 9.7 2.7 0.7 9.3 39% .349 .260 1.38 3.50 3.39 92 3.30 93.3
2014 PIT MLB 6 0 3.7 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 .273 94 7.4 0.0 2.5 9.8 20% .222 .271 0.82 4.47 2.45 101 4.09 103.1
2014 ELP AAA 58 0 53.0 1 2 3 68 21 45 4 .273 102 11.5 3.6 0.7 7.6 50% .366 .289 1.68 4.17 4.75 90 4.19 99.8
2014 IND AAA 5 0 4.0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 .257 107 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 30% .200 .105 0.50 1.36 0.00 93 4.06 100.9
2015 PIT MLB 11 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 1 8 1 .279 103 5.6 1.1 1.1 9.0 40% .211 .191 0.75 3.16 1.12 102 3.87 97.0
2015 IND AAA 54 0 54.3 1 2 0 41 21 52 5 .251 100 6.8 3.5 0.8 8.6 51% .250 .225 1.14 3.60 2.98 91 4.28 103.9
2016 LEH AAA 13 0 16.7 1 3 0 29 9 8 1 .252 15.7 4.9 0.5 4.3 47% .406 .363 2.28 4.61 5.94 119 10.01 134.9

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 186 0.3925 0.4839 0.8222 0.5616 0.4336 0.9024 0.7551 0.1778
2014 53 0.3962 0.5472 0.6207 0.7143 0.4375 0.8000 0.4286 0.3793
2015 109 0.4404 0.4954 0.6852 0.7292 0.3115 0.7714 0.5263 0.3148
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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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 PHI $
2015 PIT $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 111 d2016

Details
  • 2016. Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 1/29/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/25/16. DFA by Philadelphia 2/10/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 2/12/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Pittsburgh 12/23/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14. Claimed by San Diego off waivers 4/4/14 after being DFA by Seattle 3/27/14. Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/24/14 after being DFA by San Diego 8/20/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/12. Re-signed by Seattle 2/16/13. Re-signed by Seattle 3/13.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2008 (8-252) (New Mexico). $70,000 signing bonus.

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20151.31.83.2out of baseball0.82.27.1

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .180 .188 .350 .190
11 vs R (Multi) .244 .303 .402 .245
18 Split (Multi) -.064 -.115 -.052 -.056
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .158 .158 .368 .187
31 vs R (2015) .222 .300 .333 .200
38 Split (2015) -.064 -.142 .035 -.013
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 Bobby LaFromboise is from California, not Louisiana. Bobby LaFromboise is from California, not Louisiana. Bobby LaFromboise is ... nope, we ain't buying it. We are, however, buying LaFromboise as a second lefty.
2015 Side-armer Bobby LaFromboise, an August waiver claim from the Padres, aspires to be the second or third southpaw in a bullpen one day. He's already the guy you have to triple-check to confirm he's from California, not Louisiana.
2014 Bobby LaFromboise earned a crack at the majors with excellent numbers in the high minors over the last three years, but his high-80s fastball was knocked around in his brief Seattle stint despite a strikeout per inning.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Hey Hey Hey! It's Maaaatt Albers!R.J. Anderson2016-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Hey Hey Hey! It's Maaaatt Albers!Bryan Grosnick2016-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NL Wild Card Game PreviewMike Gianella2014-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 11, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Darling Starling Stands By PittsburghR.J. Anderson2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-11
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 13Jason Martinez2012-11-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Bobby LaFromboise has thrown 634 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 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 Sinker (88mph) and Slider (79mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph).