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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-27-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age27 years, 1 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.52013
-0.72014
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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
2013 ATL 25 2 2 11.0 11.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 46 11 1 1 0 14 1 1 0 14 0.82 0.75 0.97 5.1 0.5
2014 ATL 26 45 6 87.3 33.0 54.3 4 5 0 1 2 0 383 89 38 32 5 125 39 31 3 44 3.30 4.28 4.91 -6.3 -0.7
Career47898.344.054.35501304291003933513940323583.023.894.43-1.3-0.1

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 DNV Rk 7 1 16.0 5.53 72 .156 .233 .313 .340 .242 .159 90 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2010 ROM A 28 7 93.7 5.97 55 .279 .256 .327 .376 .267 .319 92 -5.2 -0.5 -5.2 -0.5
2011 LYN A+ 28 13 101.0 5.10 98 .258 .247 .322 .375 .251 .327 106 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2012 MIS AA 27 27 145.7 5.47 69 .254 .250 .330 .380 .259 .271 94 -5.1 -0.5 -6.2 -0.7
2013 ATL MLB 2 2 11.0 0.97 176 .222 .243 .304 .379 .248 .355 100 5.6 0.6 5.1 0.5
2013 GWN AAA 22 20 114.7 4.91 94 .266 .255 .328 .382 .253 .313 102 3.6 0.4 3.3 0.3
2014 ATL MLB 45 6 87.3 4.91 70 .277 .245 .308 .375 .258 .288 95 -5.7 -0.6 -6.3 -0.7

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 DNV Rk 2 1 1 7 1 16.0 7 5 12 0 75% .159 3.9 2.8 0.0 6.8 0.75 1.12 -0.7 -0.1
2010 ROM A 5 8 5 28 7 93.7 97 44 69 1 55% .319 9.3 4.2 0.1 6.6 1.50 4.13 -5.2 -0.5
2011 LYN A+ 4 6 0 28 13 101.0 106 30 86 9 50% .327 9.4 2.7 0.8 7.7 1.35 4.10 3.4 0.3
2012 MIS AA 8 4 0 27 27 145.7 121 67 124 11 48% .271 7.5 4.1 0.7 7.7 1.29 3.77 -6.2 -0.7
2013 ATL MLB 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 11 1 14 0 61% .355 9.0 0.8 0.0 11.5 1.09 0.82 5.1 0.5
2013 GWN AAA 6 9 0 22 20 114.7 123 36 77 8 54% .313 9.7 2.8 0.6 6.0 1.39 3.22 3.3 0.3
2014 ATL MLB 4 5 0 45 6 87.3 89 39 44 5 57% .288 9.2 4.0 0.5 4.5 1.47 3.30 -6.3 -0.7

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
2013 169 0.4142 0.4556 0.7143 0.6143 0.3434 0.8605 0.5294 0.2857
2014 1384 0.4364 0.4656 0.8040 0.6523 0.3192 0.8731 0.6948 0.1928
Career15530.4340.46450.79420.64820.32180.87170.67680.2029

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-18 2013-05-29 Minors 41 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2011-04-20 2011-05-24 Minors 34 32 Right Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ATL $502,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$502,500
1 yrTotal$502,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 25 d1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/12. Re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2009 (3-87) (Princeton). $0.405M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .300 .333 .350 .275
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .200 .280 .168
18 Split (Multi) .100 .133 .070 .107
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .300 .333 .350 .275
31 vs R (2013) .200 .200 .280 .168
38 Split (2013) .100 .133 .070 .107
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

David Hale is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 15, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 19, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 31, 2014Chris Mosch2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 23, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Royals Roll OnDaniel Rathman2014-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Harang UnravelsDaniel Rathman2014-05-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FiveBret Sayre2014-05-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FiveMike Gianella2014-05-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week FourBen Carsley2014-04-30
Overthinking It: The Obligatory Article About Aaron HarangBen Lindbergh2014-04-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week ThreeWilson Karaman2014-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Ervin ArrivesDaniel Rathman2014-04-10
Daily League Strategy: Navigating a 15-Game SlatePaul Sporer2014-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 24Jeff Moore2014-03-25
Fantasy Auction Values: Fourth EditionMike Gianella2014-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Santana Settles, Atlanta SettlesMike Gianella2014-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Santana Settles, Atlanta SettlesR.J. Anderson2014-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: A New ChallengerDaniel Rathman2014-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Atlanta Braves Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Four Recap: Dodgers 4, Braves 3Daniel Rathman2013-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Dodgers at BravesDaniel Rathman2013-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Bronx GoodbyeDaniel Rathman2013-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Helton Leaves HomeDaniel Rathman2013-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Meltdown MadnessDaniel Rathman2013-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-06
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail 6/23John Perrotto2011-06-23
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail 6/10John Perrotto2011-06-10
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail 4/29John Perrotto2011-04-29


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)David Hale, anything to see here or just warm body holding down rotation spot for minor?
(Brian from Wis.)
Pretty much just a warm body. Has some deeeep mixer or NL-only value, but nothing crazy. (Paul Sporer)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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David Hale has thrown 1,579 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Slider (81mph) and Change (81mph).