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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-4-1986
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age29 years, 4 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72011
-0.12012
0.72013
-0.52014
1.22015
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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
2011 KCA MLB 48 0 59.7 44 26 64 9 .262 111 6.6 3.9 1.4 9.7 32% .246 .242 1.17 4.34 2.87 80 3.44 0.9
2012 KCA MLB 42 0 51.0 41 26 65 10 .257 103 7.2 4.6 1.8 11.5 22% .270 .270 1.31 4.63 3.71 79 4.61 0.1
2013 KCA MLB 27 0 29.7 19 6 32 1 .260 100 5.8 1.8 0.3 9.7 42% .257 .171 0.84 2.06 0.61 75 1.69 1.0
2014 KCA MLB 31 0 34.0 39 18 24 6 .263 101 10.3 4.8 1.6 6.4 44% .314 .307 1.68 0.00 5.56 120 5.92 -0.6
CareerMLB1480174.31437618526.2601057.43.91.39.634%.271.2531.264.313.25874.051.5

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
2009 BUR A 4 0 7.3 2 1 6 0 .259 103 2.5 1.2 0.0 7.4 50% .125 .089 0.41 2.80 2.47
2009 WIL A+ 10 0 14.3 8 3 16 0 .261 91 5.0 1.9 0.0 10.1 40% .244 .191 0.77 1.75 1.26
2010 NWA AA 21 1 51.7 31 14 55 5 .256 107 5.4 2.4 0.9 9.6 35% .213 .180 0.87 3.23 2.09
2010 OMA AAA 21 0 40.3 31 11 48 2 .275 93 6.9 2.5 0.4 10.7 36% .296 .206 1.04 3.04 2.23
2010 ESC Wnt 9 0 12.7 6 2 10 0 .000 4.3 1.4 0.0 7.1 0% .176 .000 0.63 2.22 0.71
2011 KCA MLB 48 0 59.7 44 26 64 9 .262 111 6.6 3.9 1.4 9.7 32% .246 .242 1.17 4.34 2.87
2011 OMA AAA 6 0 7.0 4 4 16 0 .258 110 5.1 5.1 0.0 20.6 11% .444 .213 1.14 0.93 3.86
2012 KCA MLB 42 0 51.0 41 26 65 10 .257 103 7.2 4.6 1.8 11.5 22% .270 .270 1.31 4.63 3.71
2012 OMA AAA 11 1 19.7 13 8 26 1 .272 101 5.9 3.7 0.5 11.9 28% .267 .202 1.07 2.90 3.20
2013 KCA MLB 27 0 29.7 19 6 32 1 .260 100 5.8 1.8 0.3 9.7 42% .257 .171 0.84 2.06 0.61
2013 WIL A+ 2 0 2.0 0 0 4 0 .245 90 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 67% .000 .089 0.00 -0.65 0.00
2013 OMA AAA 24 0 44.7 36 17 52 1 .267 93 7.3 3.4 0.2 10.5 37% .304 .226 1.19 2.67 1.61
2014 KCA MLB 31 0 34.0 39 18 24 6 .263 101 10.3 4.8 1.6 6.4 44% .314 .307 1.68 0.00 5.56
2014 OMA AAA 28 1 39.7 32 15 53 6 .271 97 7.3 3.4 1.4 12.0 37% .283 .247 1.18 0.00 3.86
2015 OMA AAA 37 0 61.0 46 22 60 4 .261 100 6.8 3.2 0.6 8.9 33% .268 .217 1.11 3.60 1.77

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 977 0.5107 0.4621 0.7162 0.6273 0.2887 0.7987 0.5290 0.2816
2012 940 0.5085 0.4665 0.7146 0.6506 0.2749 0.7878 0.5354 0.2831
2013 416 0.4639 0.5048 0.6429 0.6373 0.3901 0.7480 0.4943 0.3571
2014 609 0.4351 0.4762 0.7690 0.6302 0.3576 0.8503 0.6585 0.2310
Career29420.48770.47250.71630.63680.31290.79870.55290.2823

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
2014-03-24 2014-04-09 15-DL 16 7 Right Fingers Contusion Middle Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 KCA $
2015 KCA $
2014 KCA $537,000
2013 KCA $
2012 KCA $
2011 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$537,000
1 yrTotal$537,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 162 d1 year/$0.725M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). Sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 4/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.537M (2014). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14.
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/13.
  • 1 year/$491,750 (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Kansas City 4/21/11.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2009 (5-152) (LSU). $0.1M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .236 .317 .365 .238
11 vs R (Multi) .255 .340 .450 .283
18 Split (Multi) -.019 -.023 -.085 -.045
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .233 .327 .302 .219
31 vs R (2014) .319 .400 .571 .348
38 Split (2014) -.086 -.073 -.269 -.129
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Louis Coleman is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Nine Spring Training Job Battles to WatchBaseball Prospectus2015-02-26
Playoff Prospectus: A Decade of Planning an Overnight SuccessMiles Wray2014-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cahilling TimeR.J. Anderson2014-07-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Jose Abreu's Amazing MonthDaniel Rathman2014-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The More YunelR.J. Anderson2014-04-07
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 Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Kansas City RoyalsPaul Sporer2013-11-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Kansas City RoyalsCraig Goldstein2013-11-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Nothing Quiet on the Wild Card FrontDaniel Rathman2013-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: My Book Report on a Video of the Longest Home Runs HitSam Miller2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-24
On the Beat: Moore ProblemsJohn Perrotto2012-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Bullpens, Banana Suits, and Ryan BraunSam Miller2012-05-25
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Effect of College CoachingJeff Sackmann2012-03-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: CBS Experts League Draft ResultsDerek Carty2012-02-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Three We MissedSam Miller2012-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Royals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-11-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: Stockpiling ClosersDerek Carty2011-09-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Relievers for 7/7/11Mike Petriello2011-07-07
Royal Revolution: The Bullpen Youth MovementMike Petriello2011-05-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Tout Wars FAAB Update 4/25Jason Collette2011-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Twenty PackKevin Goldstein2011-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Kansas City Royals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Ladies And Gents: Your 2013 Kansas City RoyalsKevin Goldstein2010-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Tuesday Morning TriptychChristina Kahrl2010-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 22Kevin Goldstein2010-07-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Louis Coleman threw 3,442 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Slider (82mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Sinker (89mph). He also rarely threw a Change (80mph).