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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
69.3 5.30 1.56 34 3 2 1 -0.5
Birth Date12-5-1986
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
Age27 years, 10 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.52014
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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

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 BAK A+ 7 0 14.0 5.40 91 .309 .282 .357 .441 .284 .305 97 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2008 RNG Rk 11 0 18.3 3.42 140 .158 .270 .344 .392 .265 .250 107 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2009 HIC A 34 0 66.0 3.49 120 .246 .258 .330 .376 .267 .341 102 11.7 1.2 11.7 1.2
2009 BAK A+ 6 0 7.0 3.77 121 .270 .268 .339 .403 .270 .364 96 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2010 HIC A 19 0 24.3 3.84 110 .234 .262 .331 .379 .268 .280 97 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2010 BAK A+ 12 0 18.0 4.48 120 .262 .280 .360 .439 .275 .323 110 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2010 FRI AA 14 0 18.0 4.16 101 .215 .255 .337 .385 .262 .288 95 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2011 MYR A+ 6 0 6.7 3.67 114 .187 .237 .306 .368 .246 .231 98 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2011 FRI AA 39 1 55.7 3.61 132 .240 .258 .331 .392 .250 .365 106 16.6 1.7 16.6 1.7
2011 EST Wnt 3 0 2.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .417 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 FRI AA 7 0 10.3 4.02 106 .288 .255 .328 .389 .264 .375 95 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2012 ROU AAA 12 0 20.0 7.06 53 .277 .282 .344 .440 .275 .288 92 -2.5 -0.2 -2.5 -0.2
2013 FRI AA 27 19 99.7 5.22 82 .261 .256 .325 .399 .263 .282 102 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3

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 BAK A+ 0 1 0 7 0 14.0 19 6 3 1 50% .305 12.2 3.9 0.6 1.9 1.79 1.93 0.6 0.1
2008 RNG Rk 2 1 1 11 0 18.3 12 1 19 0 67% .250 5.9 0.5 0.0 9.3 0.71 0.98 5.6 0.5
2009 BAK A+ 0 0 1 6 0 7.0 5 3 8 0 58% .364 6.4 3.9 0.0 10.3 1.14 3.86 2.1 0.2
2009 HIC A 3 2 4 34 0 66.0 71 9 58 1 56% .341 9.7 1.2 0.1 7.9 1.21 2.73 11.7 1.2
2010 BAK A+ 2 1 0 12 0 18.0 20 6 12 0 61% .323 10.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 1.44 4.50 3.2 0.3
2010 HIC A 1 5 7 19 0 24.3 22 5 20 1 63% .280 8.1 1.9 0.4 7.4 1.11 3.33 2.8 0.3
2010 FRI AA 0 2 2 14 0 18.0 14 4 12 0 51% .288 7.0 2.0 0.0 6.0 1.00 2.50 1.0 0.1
2011 EST Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 5 1 0 0 0% .417 19.3 3.9 0.0 0.0 2.57 15.43 0.0 0.0
2011 FRI AA 4 1 7 39 1 55.7 68 7 46 2 52% .365 11.0 1.1 0.3 7.4 1.35 3.23 16.6 1.7
2011 MYR A+ 1 0 3 6 0 6.7 4 1 9 1 50% .231 5.4 1.4 1.4 12.2 0.75 1.35 1.0 0.1
2012 FRI AA 0 0 2 7 0 10.3 13 4 9 1 58% .375 11.3 3.5 0.9 7.8 1.65 4.35 1.0 0.1
2012 ROU AAA 2 1 0 12 0 20.0 24 3 6 3 54% .288 10.8 1.4 1.4 2.7 1.35 6.30 -2.5 -0.2
2013 FRI AA 3 5 0 27 19 99.7 106 21 40 11 47% .282 9.6 1.9 1.0 3.6 1.27 3.34 3.1 0.3

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-04 2013-04-11 Minors 7 0 - Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2012-08-31 2012-10-06 15-DL 36 32 - Abdomen Recovery From Surgery Perforated Bowel - -
2012-06-30 2012-08-31 Minors 62 59 - Abdomen Surgery Perforated Bowel - -
2010-05-22 2010-06-03 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-07-27 2008-08-12 Minors 16 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2012

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Texas 8/31/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/17/12.
  • Drafted by Texas 2008 (32-963) (Indiana).

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 4.1 2.7 1.8 48 7 88.7 88 24 43 9 .269 1.27 4.07 4.43 6.4 0.7
80o 3.6 2.6 1.6 44 6 81.9 88 24 39 9 .284 1.36 4.48 4.87 1.9 0.2
70o 3.3 2.5 1.4 42 6 77.1 87 24 37 9 .294 1.44 4.79 5.2 -1.0 -0.1
60o 3.1 2.4 1.3 39 6 73.1 86 24 35 9 .303 1.50 5.05 5.49 -3.2 -0.3
50o 2.9 2.3 1.2 37 5 69.4 85 23 33 9 .312 1.56 5.30 5.76 -5.1 -0.5
40o 2.7 2.2 1.1 36 5 65.8 84 23 32 9 .321 1.63 5.56 6.04 -6.8 -0.7
30o 2.5 2.1 1 34 5 62.1 83 23 30 8 .330 1.70 5.84 6.34 -8.3 -0.8
20o 2.2 2 0.9 31 4 57.8 81 22 28 8 .341 1.79 6.17 6.71 -9.9 -1.0
10o 1.9 1.9 0.8 28 4 52.1 78 21 25 8 .356 1.91 6.64 7.22 -11.6 -1.2
Weighted Mean2.92.31.237568.88423338.3101.555.275.72-4.7-0.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 7% 0% 4% 7%

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
2015283214258210028481050.3181.555.315.7810.93.15.21.1-0.7
20162922134467802335850.3101.555.175.6210.83.14.71.1-0.4
20173032137472852138950.3081.485.015.4510.72.64.81.1-0.3
20183122134467752039850.3021.434.685.0910.12.75.31.1-0.0
20193222133464761936850.3081.484.945.3710.62.75.01.1-0.2
20203322131461721834850.3071.484.965.3910.72.75.01.2-0.2
20213422130458691731850.3071.474.955.3810.62.64.81.2-0.2
20223522128355651630750.3071.484.945.3710.72.64.91.2-0.2
20233621126352611529750.3081.474.925.3510.62.65.11.2-0.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.5out of baseballout of baseballout of baseball1.20.12.6

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4 89 Chris Hayes 2010 0.00 DNP
5 89 Willie Collazo 2007 6.35
6 89 Geno Espineli 2010 0.00 DNP
7 89 Jeremy Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
8 89 Dwayne Pollok 2008 0.00 DNP
9 88 Chris Province 2012 0.00 DNP
10 88 Carlos Hines 2008 0.00 DNP
11 88 Reid Mahon 2010 0.00 DNP
12 88 Chuckie Fick 2013 0.00 DNP
13 88 Chris Martin 2013 0.00 DNP
14 88 Jack Cassel 2008 6.23
15 87 Andrew Johnston 2011 0.00 DNP
16 87 Jean Machi 2009 0.00 DNP
17 87 Trey Barham 2013 0.00 DNP
18 87 Patrick Ryan 2010 0.00 DNP
19 87 Jesus Delgado 2011 0.00 DNP
20 86 Mariano Gomez 2010 0.00 DNP
21 86 Colt Hynes 2012 0.00 DNP
22 86 David Mixon 2012 0.00 DNP
23 86 Matthew Scherer 2010 0.00 DNP
24 86 Abe Woody 2010 0.00 DNP
25 86 Derrik Lutz 2012 0.00 DNP
26 85 Craig Heyer 2013 0.00 DNP
27 85 Cory Rauschenberger 2012 0.00 DNP
28 85 Henry Mabee 2013 0.00 DNP
29 85 Daniel Moskos 2013 0.00 DNP
30 85 Jeff Gray 2009 4.44
31 85 Steven Richard 2012 0.00 DNP
32 85 Donovan Hand 2013 3.82
33 85 Jordan Roberts 2013 0.00 DNP
34 85 Joseph Krebs 2012 0.00 DNP
35 84 Mike McClendon 2012 7.07
36 84 Ryan Flannery 2013 0.00 DNP
37 84 Stephen Dodson 2013 0.00 DNP
38 84 Rich Rundles 2008 1.80
39 84 Garrett Parcell 2012 0.00 DNP
40 84 Ross Wolf 2010 4.26
41 84 Tim Lahey 2009 0.00 DNP
42 83 Tim Wood 2010 6.18
43 83 Trystan Magnuson 2012 0.00 DNP
44 83 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
45 83 Jeremy Kehrt 2013 0.00 DNP
46 83 Matt Oye 2013 0.00 DNP
47 83 Tom Vessella 2013 0.00 DNP
48 83 J.R. Mathes 2009 0.00 DNP
49 83 Steve Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
50 83 Brian Baker 2010 0.00 DNP
51 83 Tim Dillard 2011 4.08
52 83 T.J. Large 2010 0.00 DNP
53 83 Dusty Hughes 2009 5.14
54 83 Aaron Jensen 2011 0.00 DNP
55 83 Ryan Tatusko 2012 0.00 DNP
56 83 Taylor Sinclair 2013 0.00 DNP
57 83 J.B. Cox 2011 0.00 DNP
58 82 Will Savage 2012 0.00 DNP
59 82 Justin James 2009 0.00 DNP
60 82 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
61 82 Randy Newsom 2009 0.00 DNP
62 82 Evan Reed 2013 6.17
63 82 Michael Jarman 2012 0.00 DNP
64 82 Frank Herrmann 2011 5.59
65 82 Adam Russell 2010 4.60
66 82 Eddie Gamboa 2012 0.00 DNP
67 82 Bo Schultz 2013 0.00 DNP
68 82 Jeremy Papelbon 2010 0.00 DNP
69 82 Hunter Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
70 81 Jordan Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
71 81 Brad Knox 2009 0.00 DNP
72 81 Luke Sommer 2012 0.00 DNP
73 81 Bradley Stone 2011 0.00 DNP
74 81 Brad Nelson 2009 0.00 DNP
75 81 Jarrett Santos 2009 0.00 DNP
76 81 Pete Parise 2012 0.00 DNP
77 81 Matt McSwain 2013 0.00 DNP
78 81 Mitch Lively 2013 0.00 DNP
79 81 Frank Mata 2011 0.00 DNP
80 81 Julio DePaula 2010 0.00 DNP
81 81 Heath Phillips 2009 0.00 DNP
82 81 Jeffrey Kaplan 2013 0.00 DNP
83 81 Dan Otero 2012 8.03
84 81 Carlos Martinez 2011 0.00 DNP
85 81 Josh Papelbon 2010 0.00 DNP
86 81 Loek Van Mil 2012 0.00 DNP
87 81 Greg Burke 2010 0.00 DNP
88 81 Zach Clark 2011 0.00 DNP
89 81 Lincoln Holdzkom 2009 0.00 DNP
90 81 Brian Wolfe 2008 2.45
91 81 Jeff Kennard 2009 0.00 DNP
92 81 Tanner Watson 2009 0.00 DNP
93 81 Amaury Rivas 2013 0.00 DNP
94 80 Stephen Marek 2011 0.00 DNP
95 80 Duke Welker 2013 0.00
96 80 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
97 80 Mike Flannery 2007 0.00 DNP
98 80 Mike Ekstrom 2011 0.00
99 80 Anthony Claggett 2012 0.00 DNP
100 80 Dave McKae 2009 0.00 DNP

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October on Their MindsR.J. Anderson2012-09-04


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Tyler Tufts threw 9 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Slider (81mph) and Sinker (88mph).