Biographical

Portrait of Kirby Yates

Kirby Yates PRays

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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-25-1987
Height5' 10"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 2 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.22014
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
2014 TBA 27 37 0 36.0 0.0 36.0 0 2 1 1 0 0 156 33 16 15 4 51 15 12 3 42 3.75 3.77 4.34 1.9 0.2
Career37036.00.036.002110015633161545115123423.753.774.341.90.2

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
2009 PRI Rk 14 0 26.3 1.29 172 .197 .261 .328 .394 .260 .449 98 13.6 1.3 13.6 1.3
2010 BGR A 27 12 90.0 5.21 88 .250 .257 .333 .386 .257 .283 102 8.9 0.9 8.9 0.9
2010 PCH A+ 1 1 5.3 3.37 119 .288 .284 .339 .410 .274 .438 95 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2011 PCH A+ 16 0 33.3 3.01 132 .193 .255 .323 .377 .250 .215 98 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.7
2011 RAY Rk 4 4 6.7 6.09 68 .293 .233 .310 .325 .253 .261 88 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2012 MNT AA 50 0 68.0 3.03 134 .229 .248 .329 .378 .259 .299 104 16.5 1.7 16.5 1.7
2012 PDD Wnt 10 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .185 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DUR AAA 51 0 61.7 2.43 149 .195 .252 .323 .385 .252 .286 109 19.0 1.9 19.0 1.9
2014 TBA MLB 37 0 36.0 4.34 92 .266 .257 .314 .403 .266 .315 97 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2014 DUR AAA 21 0 25.0 1.97 158 .168 .262 .326 .397 .250 .196 104 9.0 0.9 9.0 0.9

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
2009 PRI Rk 0 1 4 14 0 26.3 22 8 49 0 51% .449 7.5 2.7 0.0 16.8 1.14 2.40 13.6 1.3
2010 PCH A+ 0 0 0 1 1 5.3 7 2 3 0 31% .438 11.9 3.4 0.0 5.1 1.70 5.09 0.8 0.1
2010 BGR A 3 6 5 27 12 90.0 73 41 97 9 40% .283 7.3 4.1 0.9 9.7 1.27 3.30 8.9 0.9
2011 RAY Rk 0 1 0 4 4 6.7 6 2 3 0 61% .261 8.1 2.7 0.0 4.0 1.20 2.70 -0.4 -0.0
2011 PCH A+ 2 0 2 16 0 33.3 14 22 45 0 37% .215 3.8 5.9 0.0 12.2 1.08 1.62 7.3 0.7
2012 PDD Wnt 0 0 2 10 0 11.0 7 5 12 2 0% .185 5.7 4.1 1.6 9.8 1.09 2.45 0.0 0.0
2012 MNT AA 4 2 16 50 0 68.0 48 39 94 4 43% .299 6.4 5.2 0.5 12.4 1.28 2.65 16.5 1.7
2013 DUR AAA 3 2 20 51 0 61.7 38 23 93 2 41% .286 5.5 3.4 0.3 13.6 0.99 1.90 19.0 1.9
2014 DUR AAA 1 0 16 21 0 25.0 10 9 35 0 45% .196 3.6 3.2 0.0 12.6 0.76 0.36 9.0 0.9
2014 TBA MLB 0 2 1 37 0 36.0 33 15 42 4 34% .315 8.2 3.8 1.0 10.5 1.33 3.75 1.9 0.2

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
2014 677 0.4904 0.4372 0.7905 0.5934 0.2870 0.8376 0.6970 0.2095
Career6770.49040.43720.79050.59340.2870.83760.6970.2095

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-04-05 2011-07-04 Minors 90 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-08-20 2010-09-14 Minors 25 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 114 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14.
  • Signed by Tampa Bay 6/19/09 as an amateur free agent (Yavapai JC, Ariz.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .250 .400 .444 .319
11 vs R (Multi) .238 .297 .347 .244
18 Split (Multi) .012 .103 .098 .075
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .250 .400 .444 .319
31 vs R (2014) .238 .297 .347 .244
38 Split (2014) .012 .103 .098 .075
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Kirby Yates is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Angels Happy Re: JoyceCraig Goldstein2014-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Angels Happy Re: JoyceNick Shlain2014-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 25, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 26, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 21, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 12, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Chris Sale's RevengeChris Mosch2014-07-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser to Me: Week 13Mauricio Rubio2014-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsDaniel Rathman2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsNick Bacarella2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Minnesota Signs Kendrys MoralesR.J. Anderson2014-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Minnesota Signs Kendrys MoralesBret Sayre2014-06-09
The Lineup Card: 10 Dominant Early-Season RelieversBaseball Prospectus2014-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Potential Impact Rookies In 2013 (AL EAST)Jason Martinez2013-01-28


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)I see Kirby Yates among the IL strikeout leaders again. Is he a legit relief prospect?
(Humpty Dumpty from The Wall)
There's no reason he can't tribute in the bullpen this year. (Jeff Moore)
2013-11-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Between the Rays 2 pitching additions to their 40-Man roster, who do you see having a more promising future from(both long-term & short-term) between CJ Riefenhauser & Kirby Yates?
(jlarsen from From Parts Unknown)
I don't know ... ask me later on twitter (Harry Pavlidis)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Kirby Yates has thrown 777 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (85mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph) and Curve (78mph).