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Portrait of Chris Heston

Chris Heston PGiants

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-10-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age26 years, 4 months, 10 days
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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
2009 GIA Rk 11 6 35.0 4.14 107 .223 .260 .339 .376 .269 .303 91 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2010 AUG A 26 26 148.7 4.85 77 .277 .256 .325 .375 .264 .330 88 -5.2 -0.5 -5.2 -0.5
2011 SJO A+ 24 24 151.0 4.78 101 .242 .275 .342 .427 .272 .315 96 22.2 2.2 22.2 2.2
2012 RIC AA 25 25 148.7 3.79 107 .223 .254 .323 .383 .258 .295 91 16.1 1.7 16.8 1.7
2013 FRE AAA 19 19 108.7 5.55 85 .288 .280 .344 .430 .271 .350 102 4.5 0.5 3.9 0.4
2014 FRE AAA 25 25 151.7 5.43 74 .244 .276 .345 .430 .265 .270 85 3.4 0.3 0.5 -0.2

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 GIA Rk 1 5 0 11 6 35.0 30 10 34 0 60% .303 7.7 2.6 0.0 8.7 1.14 4.11 3.7 0.4
2010 AUG A 5 13 0 26 26 148.7 161 33 124 6 57% .330 9.7 2.0 0.4 7.5 1.30 3.75 -5.2 -0.5
2011 SJO A+ 12 4 0 24 24 151.0 144 40 131 10 59% .315 8.6 2.4 0.6 7.8 1.22 3.16 22.2 2.2
2012 RIC AA 9 8 0 25 25 148.7 124 40 135 2 54% .295 7.5 2.4 0.1 8.2 1.10 2.24 16.8 1.7
2013 FRE AAA 7 6 0 19 19 108.7 129 46 97 14 48% .350 10.7 3.8 1.2 8.0 1.61 5.80 3.9 0.4
2014 FRE AAA 10 8 0 25 25 151.7 137 45 108 16 52% .270 8.1 2.7 0.9 6.4 1.20 3.50 0.5 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-22 2011-08-31 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/13. DFA by San Francisco 7/13/13. Released by San Francisco 7/23/13.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2009 (12-357) (East Carolina).

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BP Articles

Chris Heston is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-25
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 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Waking Sleeping GiantsDaniel Rathman2013-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of March 22-24Zach Mortimer2013-03-25
Pitcher Profile: Four Growing GiantsHarry Pavlidis2013-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-03-01


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-04-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)How many starts will the Giants need to get from pitchers other than Zito, Lincecum, Cain, Vogelsong and Bumgarner? Who will get those starts?
(Matt from San Mateo)
Rotation health has certainly been a major asset to the Giants in recent years, Matt, but the luck has to run out eventually, and with Lincecum struggling, it might not even take an injury. After only needing two last year, I'll say 12 this year, all of which will be picked up internally. My guess is that Chris Heston will get the first look, with Mike Kickham and Yusmeiro Petit in the mix, though all three have been knocked around at Triple-A Fresno. (Daniel Rathman)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Chris Heston threw 36 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (78mph), Sinker (89mph), Curve (75mph) and Change (82mph).