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Portrait of Michael Tonkin

Michael Tonkin PTwins

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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-19-1989
Height6' 7"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 9 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 MIN MLB 9 0 11.3 9 3 10 0 .288 99 7.1 2.4 0.0 7.9 44% .265 .216 1.06 2.10 0.79 93 2.77 0.2
2014 MIN MLB 25 0 19.0 23 6 16 2 .254 112 10.9 2.8 0.9 7.6 50% .350 .289 1.53 0.00 4.74 102 5.64 -0.3
2015 MIN MLB 17 0 11.7 15 5 10 4 .257 108 11.6 3.9 3.1 7.7 54% .314 .335 1.71 7.42 6.17 106 7.47 -0.4
CareerMLB51042.04714366.26310710.13.01.37.750%.318.2841.454.494.071015.46-0.4

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2008 TWI Rk 6 1 11.0 10 3 8 0 .258 87 8.2 2.5 0.0 6.5 56% .289 .251 1.18 3.18 3.27
2009 TWI Rk 11 9 54.7 55 9 60 2 .248 82 9.0 1.5 0.3 9.9 55% .340 .279 1.17 2.32 3.62
2010 BLT A 13 12 65.0 76 18 40 7 .263 105 10.5 2.5 1.0 5.5 47% .315 .279 1.45 4.98 4.29
2010 ELZ Rk 10 0 25.0 18 4 26 1 .268 97 6.5 1.4 0.4 9.4 56% .221 .197 0.88 2.94 1.08
2011 BLT A 48 3 76.7 82 24 69 3 .262 93 9.6 2.8 0.4 8.1 57% .338 .269 1.38 3.32 3.87
2012 BLT A 22 0 39.0 29 9 53 1 .259 100 6.7 2.1 0.2 12.2 55% .311 .197 0.97 1.74 1.38
2012 FTM A+ 22 0 30.3 24 11 44 2 .241 104 7.1 3.3 0.6 13.1 37% .324 .224 1.15 2.64 2.97
2012 PER Wnt 10 0 14.7 8 3 7 1 .000 4.9 1.8 0.6 4.3 0% .171 .000 0.75 4.88 2.45
2013 MIN MLB 9 0 11.3 9 3 10 0 .288 99 7.1 2.4 0.0 7.9 44% .265 .216 1.06 2.10 0.79
2013 NBR AA 22 0 24.3 21 8 30 0 .269 100 7.8 3.0 0.0 11.1 60% .313 .251 1.19 2.21 2.22
2013 ROC AAA 30 0 32.7 33 8 36 3 .257 105 9.1 2.2 0.8 9.9 49% .330 .244 1.26 3.02 4.41
2014 MIN MLB 25 0 19.0 23 6 16 2 .254 112 10.9 2.8 0.9 7.6 50% .350 .289 1.53 0.00 4.74
2014 ROC AAA 39 0 45.0 41 12 46 2 .253 104 8.2 2.4 0.4 9.2 48% .305 .220 1.18 0.00 2.80
2015 MIN MLB 17 0 11.7 15 5 10 4 .257 108 11.6 3.9 3.1 7.7 54% .314 .335 1.71 7.42 6.17
2015 ROC AAA 33 0 41.0 25 5 46 2 .247 96 5.5 1.1 0.4 10.1 54% .240 .158 0.73 1.99 1.10

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 173 0.5665 0.4566 0.8608 0.6122 0.2533 0.9333 0.6316 0.1392
2014 332 0.5452 0.4759 0.8228 0.6298 0.2914 0.8684 0.7045 0.1772
2015 190 0.5789 0.4421 0.8690 0.6182 0.2000 0.9265 0.6250 0.1310
Career6950.55970.46190.84490.62220.25690.90040.66460.1551

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
2015 MIN $
2014 MIN $502,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$502,500
1 yrTotal$502,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 96 d1 year/$0.51M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2008 (30-906) (Palmdale HS, Calif.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .278 .321 .532 .297
11 vs R (Multi) .287 .359 .330 .259
18 Split (Multi) -.008 -.037 .201 .037
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .333 .357 .667 .338
31 vs R (2014) .292 .375 .333 .265
38 Split (2014) .042 -.018 .333 .073
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Michael Tonkin is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Alex MeyerGreg Wellemeyer2015-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Alex MeyerMark Anderson2015-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Baby Blue Jays Crash To EarthR.J. Anderson2015-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Minnesota Twins Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Ten AL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the MajorsJason Martinez2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Minnesota Twins Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Midwest League All-Star Game: Random ThoughtsKevin Goldstein2012-06-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Tonkin has thrown 753 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph) and Slider (84mph). He also rarely throws a Change (90mph).