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Portrait of Joseph Colon

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
14.0 5.07 1.56 10 1 0 0 -0.1
Birth Date2-18-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
Age27 years, 7 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
-0.22016
-0.12017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 CLE MLB 11 0 10.0 1 3 0 12 7 10 2 .260 116 10.8 6.3 1.8 9.0 33% .323 .289 1.90 5.80 7.20 113 7.14 158.0 -0.2
CareerMLB11010.0130127102.26011610.86.31.89.033%.323.2891.905.807.201137.14158.0-0.2

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2009 IND Rk 11 7 32.0 0 3 0 44 17 26 1 .000 12.4 4.8 0.3 7.3 0% .387 .000 1.91 5.07 5.62 0 0.00 0.0
2011 LKC A 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 6 2 4 0 .273 101 9.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 47% .316 .258 1.33 3.02 3.00 100 4.31 101.8
2011 MHV A- 15 14 71.0 4 4 0 63 29 57 3 .264 107 8.0 3.7 0.4 7.2 52% .286 .239 1.30 3.65 3.55 98 4.16 102.1
2012 LKC A 19 19 111.7 8 8 0 100 32 72 6 .259 98 8.1 2.6 0.5 5.8 58% .279 .234 1.18 3.72 2.90 92 3.51 97.9
2012 CAR A+ 3 3 14.3 1 2 0 21 7 11 3 .279 95 13.2 4.4 1.9 6.9 51% .375 .351 1.95 6.03 7.53 109 6.20 114.5
2012 SAN Wnt 9 8 39.0 2 4 0 32 17 31 2 .000 7.4 3.9 0.5 7.2 0% .270 .000 1.26 3.88 3.46 0 0.00 0.0
2013 LKC A 2 2 8.7 0 1 0 10 2 9 0 .260 101 10.4 2.1 0.0 9.3 56% .400 .262 1.38 1.94 4.15 87 3.07 95.4
2013 CAR A+ 15 15 83.3 5 3 0 73 25 67 2 .252 107 7.9 2.7 0.2 7.2 55% .291 .221 1.18 3.13 3.13 89 2.77 89.9
2014 AKR AA 25 25 138.0 8 7 0 132 55 96 8 .262 101 8.6 3.6 0.5 6.3 53% .300 .253 1.36 4.04 3.39 116 6.96 118.4
2015 AKR AA 21 1 31.3 2 0 0 28 11 23 1 .259 95 8.0 3.2 0.3 6.6 47% .278 .239 1.24 3.27 3.16 107 5.55 110.9
2015 COH AAA 12 0 17.3 1 0 0 19 3 24 2 .248 106 9.9 1.6 1.0 12.5 52% .386 .234 1.27 2.40 3.12 73 2.36 87.8
2016 CLE MLB 11 0 10.0 1 3 0 12 7 10 2 .260 116 10.8 6.3 1.8 9.0 33% .323 .289 1.90 5.80 7.20 113 7.14 158.0
2016 COH AAA 20 0 22.0 0 1 0 8 12 21 0 .256 3.3 4.9 0.0 8.6 53% .157 .190 0.91 3.03 0.82 103 5.18 108.9
2017 COH AAA 28 0 32.7 0 0 6 33 18 34 4 .254 9.1 5.0 1.1 9.4 33% .319 .261 1.56 4.49 4.13 116 7.77 177.1

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
2016 182 0.5275 0.4451 0.8272 0.6563 0.2093 0.8730 0.6667 0.1728
Career1820.52750.44510.82720.65630.20930.8730.66670.1728

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
2014-08-18 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2010-06-05 2010-09-05 Minors 92 0 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CLE $
2016 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 72 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Cleveland 7/2/16.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2009 (9-365) (Huertas JC, Puerto Rico).

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 34.5 29 13 25 3 .255 1.23 3.78 3.81 2.2 0.2
80o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 29.0 26 12 21 3 .269 1.33 4.17 4.2 1.4 0.2
70o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 25.1 24 11 18 3 .279 1.40 4.47 4.49 0.9 0.1
60o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 21.9 22 10 16 2 .288 1.46 4.71 4.74 0.4 0.0
50o 0.9 1 0 18 0 19.0 20 9 14 2 .296 1.52 4.95 4.98 -0.1 -0.0
40o 0.9 1 0 18 0 16.2 17 8 12 2 .305 1.58 5.19 5.22 -0.6 -0.1
30o 0.9 1 0 18 0 13.2 15 7 10 2 .314 1.65 5.45 5.49 -1.1 -0.1
20o 0.8 1 0 18 0 9.9 12 5 7 1 .324 1.73 5.77 5.8 -1.8 -0.2
10o 0.8 1 0 18 0 5.4 7 3 4 1 .338 1.85 6.21 6.24 -2.7 -0.3
Weighted Mean0.91018018.3199132.2941.504.924.95-0.1-0.0

2017 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/19/2017 13:15 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 3 2.3 0.3 17 7 50.5 44 19 35 6 .256 1.25 3.93 4.14 5.3 0.6
80o 2.6 2.1 0.3 15 6 44.3 42 18 31 6 .271 1.35 4.34 4.57 2.7 0.3
70o 2.3 2 0.2 14 6 40.1 40 17 28 5 .282 1.43 4.64 4.89 1.1 0.1
60o 2 1.9 0.2 12 5 36.5 38 17 26 5 .292 1.50 4.91 5.17 -0.1 -0.0
50o 1.8 1.8 0.2 11 5 33.3 36 16 23 5 .301 1.57 5.16 5.44 -1.0 -0.1
40o 1.6 1.7 0.2 10 4 30.1 34 15 21 5 .310 1.64 5.42 5.71 -1.8 -0.2
30o 1.4 1.5 0.1 9 4 26.8 32 14 19 4 .319 1.71 5.70 6.01 -2.4 -0.3
20o 1.1 1.4 0.1 8 3 23.1 29 13 16 4 .331 1.81 6.03 6.36 -2.9 -0.3
10o 0.8 1.1 0.1 6 3 18.2 25 11 13 3 .347 1.94 6.51 6.87 -3.3 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.81.70.211532.53515235.2991.555.125.4-0.9-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
6% 8% 10% 18% 20%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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 DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20182821031033302034445.2951.524.705.068.25.59.31.1-0.0
20192921047050432953645.2881.444.484.827.75.29.51.10.1
20203021044047382852645.2781.414.634.997.35.410.01.20.0
20213110026027251528445.3011.484.534.888.35.09.31.30.1
20223211026028251428345.2931.394.144.468.04.59.01.00.2
20233310024025241325245.3091.464.044.358.54.68.90.70.2

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 92)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 98 Mike Esposito 2009 0.00 DNP
2 96 Gus Schlosser 2016 0.00 DNP
3 95 Fabio Castro 2012 0.00 DNP
4 95 Jake Brigham 2015 8.64
5 95 Chad Bell 2016 0.00 DNP
6 95 John Gast 2016 0.00 DNP
7 94 Shane Komine 2008 0.00 DNP
8 94 Richie Gardner 2009 0.00 DNP
9 94 Neal Musser 2008 0.00
10 94 Eric Hacker 2010 0.00 DNP
11 94 Justin Hampson 2007 2.87
12 93 Mark Serrano 2013 0.00 DNP
13 93 Jay Jackson 2015 6.23
14 93 Matthew Tracy 2016 0.00 DNP
15 93 Scott Gorgen 2014 0.00 DNP
16 93 Tim Crabbe 2015 0.00 DNP
17 93 Nick Pereira 2010 0.00 DNP
18 93 Dae-Eun Rhee 2016 0.00 DNP
19 93 Justin Cassel 2012 0.00 DNP
20 92 Eric Cyr 2006 0.00 DNP
21 92 David Martinez 2015 0.00 DNP
22 92 Matt Klinker 2012 0.00 DNP
23 92 Donnie Veal 2012 2.08
24 92 Eric Berger 2013 0.00 DNP
25 92 Josh Smith 2015 7.44
26 92 Steven Kelly 2007 0.00 DNP
27 92 Mike Colla 2014 0.00 DNP
28 92 Yohan Pino 2011 0.00 DNP
29 92 Josh Stinson 2015 0.00 DNP
30 92 Sugar Ray Marimon 2016 0.00 DNP
31 92 Andy Oliver 2015 0.00 DNP
32 92 Mario Santiago 2012 0.00 DNP
33 92 Lance Broadway 2011 0.00 DNP
34 92 Dave McKae 2009 0.00 DNP
35 92 Nick Schmidt 2013 0.00 DNP
36 92 Graham Godfrey 2012 7.71
37 92 Steven Hammond 2009 0.00 DNP
38 92 Polin Trinidad 2012 0.00 DNP
39 92 Rob Rasmussen 2016 0.00 DNP
40 92 Tobi Stoner 2012 0.00 DNP
41 92 Gregory Peavey 2016 0.00 DNP
42 91 Edwar Cabrera 2015 0.00 DNP
43 91 Mike Ballard 2011 0.00 DNP
44 91 Justin Fitzgerald 2013 0.00 DNP
45 91 Eric Stults 2007 6.05
46 91 Rowdy Hardy 2010 0.00 DNP
47 91 Randy Boone 2012 0.00 DNP
48 91 David Pauley 2010 4.37
49 91 Thad Weber 2012 9.00
50 91 Chris Dwyer 2015 0.00 DNP
51 91 Jack Snodgrass 2015 0.00 DNP
52 91 Andrew Kown 2010 0.00 DNP
53 91 Eddie Bonine 2008 6.41
54 91 L.J. Gagnier 2012 0.00 DNP
55 91 Ramon A. Ramirez 2010 0.00 DNP
56 91 Miguel Pinango 2010 0.00 DNP
57 91 Andrew Baldwin 2010 0.00 DNP
58 91 Darin Gorski 2015 0.00 DNP
59 91 Eric Hurley 2013 0.00 DNP
60 91 Sergio Perez 2012 0.00 DNP
61 91 Chris Seddon 2011 0.00 DNP
62 91 Blake Johnson 2012 0.00 DNP
63 91 David Goforth 2016 11.81
64 91 Steven Hensley 2014 0.00 DNP
65 91 Daniel Rosenbaum 2015 0.00 DNP
66 91 Alan Johnson 2011 11.25
67 91 Dusty Hughes 2009 5.14
68 91 Luis Perez 2012 3.43
69 91 Cesar Ramos 2011 4.53
70 91 Heath Phillips 2009 0.00 DNP
71 91 Tyler Waldron 2016 0.00 DNP
72 91 Heath Rollins 2012 0.00 DNP
73 91 Cesar Carrillo 2011 0.00 DNP
74 91 Graham Taylor 2011 0.00 DNP
75 90 Sean Murphy 2016 0.00 DNP
76 90 Pedro Liriano 2008 0.00 DNP
77 90 Steve Watkins 2006 0.00 DNP
78 90 Justin Marks 2015 0.00 DNP
79 90 Wes Musick 2014 0.00 DNP
80 90 Patrick Francescon 2016 0.00 DNP
81 90 Jeff Marquez 2012 0.00 DNP
82 90 Kyle Cofield 2014 0.00 DNP
83 90 Josh Butler 2012 0.00 DNP
84 90 Andrew Carraway 2014 0.00 DNP
85 90 Davis Romero 2010 0.00 DNP
86 90 Brooks Brown 2012 0.00 DNP
87 90 Logan Darnell 2016 0.00 DNP
88 90 Travis Blackley 2010 0.00 DNP
89 90 Rudy Owens 2015 0.00 DNP
90 90 Jose De Paula 2015 2.70
91 90 A.J. Schugel 2016 3.81
92 90 Kevin Pucetas 2012 0.00 DNP
93 90 Adam Wilk 2015 4.50
94 90 Bill Murphy 2008 0.00 DNP
95 90 Mike Kickham 2016 0.00 DNP
96 90 Arnold Leon 2016 7.71
97 90 Nick Additon 2015 0.00 DNP
98 90 David Bromberg 2015 0.00 DNP
99 90 Timothy Bascom 2012 0.00 DNP
100 90 Bob Keppel 2009 5.00

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .200 .273 .300 .195
11 vs R (Multi) .348 .464 .696 .363
18 Split (Multi) -.148 -.192 -.396 -.169
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .200 .273 .300 .195
31 vs R (2016) .348 .464 .696 .363
38 Split (2016) -.148 -.192 -.396 -.169
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

Definition of multi-year splits

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2017 Due to publishing agreements, the 2017 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2017 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Joseph Colon has thrown 225 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and The World Baseball Classic. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph), Sinker (94mph) and Change (85mph).