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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date9-27-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 6 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
0.32013
-1.32014
0.82015
-0.12016
DRA-Based 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
2013 ATL MLB 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 11 1 14 0 .248 100 9.0 0.8 0.0 11.5 61% .355 .222 1.09 0.75 0.82 81 2.58 81.3 0.3
2014 ATL MLB 45 6 87.3 4 5 0 89 39 44 5 .258 94 9.2 4.0 0.5 4.5 57% .288 .277 1.47 4.28 3.30 121 5.85 122.7 -1.3
2015 COL MLB 17 12 78.3 5 5 0 95 20 61 14 .263 118 10.9 2.3 1.6 7.0 49% .325 .281 1.47 4.77 6.09 100 4.17 101.5 0.8
2016 COL MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 2 1 1 .285 91 18.0 9.0 4.5 4.5 33% .375 .443 3.00 11.69 13.50 118 7.33 138.3 -0.1
CareerMLB6620178.7101001996212020.26010510.03.11.06.053%.309.2781.464.364.481094.93111.0-0.3

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 DNV Rk 7 1 16.0 2 1 1 7 5 12 0 .242 90 3.9 2.8 0.0 6.8 75% .159 .156 0.75 3.50 1.12 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ROM A 28 7 93.7 5 8 5 97 44 69 1 .267 92 9.3 4.2 0.1 6.6 55% .319 .279 1.50 3.73 4.13 116 7.51 116.8
2011 LYN A+ 28 13 101.0 4 6 0 106 30 86 9 .251 106 9.4 2.7 0.8 7.7 50% .327 .258 1.35 3.87 4.10 94 3.71 98.7
2012 MIS AA 27 27 145.7 8 4 0 121 67 124 11 .259 94 7.5 4.1 0.7 7.7 48% .271 .254 1.29 4.01 3.77 98 3.65 95.7
2013 ATL MLB 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 11 1 14 0 .248 100 9.0 0.8 0.0 11.5 61% .355 .222 1.09 0.75 0.82 81 2.58 81.3
2013 GWN AAA 22 20 114.7 6 9 0 123 36 77 8 .253 102 9.7 2.8 0.6 6.0 54% .313 .266 1.39 3.89 3.22 98 5.25 111.9
2014 ATL MLB 45 6 87.3 4 5 0 89 39 44 5 .258 94 9.2 4.0 0.5 4.5 57% .288 .277 1.47 4.28 3.30 121 5.85 122.7
2015 COL MLB 17 12 78.3 5 5 0 95 20 61 14 .263 118 10.9 2.3 1.6 7.0 49% .325 .281 1.47 4.77 6.09 100 4.17 101.5
2015 MOD A+ 1 1 2.3 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 .283 79 7.7 3.9 0.0 11.6 75% .250 .353 1.29 2.49 0.00 98 4.17 104.0
2015 ABQ AAA 11 11 50.0 0 3 0 68 21 37 4 .263 121 12.2 3.8 0.7 6.7 55% .383 .276 1.78 4.54 6.66 96 4.28 104.5
2016 COL MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 2 1 1 .285 91 18.0 9.0 4.5 4.5 33% .375 .443 3.00 11.69 13.50 118 7.33 138.3
2016 ABQ AAA 2 2 6.0 0 1 0 5 2 7 0 .273 92 7.5 3.0 0.0 10.5 50% .312 .219 1.17 2.39 1.50 91 28.32 198.7
2016 NOR AAA 20 20 94.0 4 7 0 133 23 56 10 .256 100 12.7 2.2 1.0 5.4 52% .362 .309 1.66 4.16 5.84 107 5.97 115.1

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
2013 169 0.3905 0.4497 0.6974 0.6212 0.3398 0.8293 0.5429 0.3026
2014 1379 0.4322 0.4532 0.7872 0.6326 0.3167 0.8674 0.6653 0.2128
2015 1281 0.4590 0.4856 0.7460 0.6871 0.3146 0.8193 0.6101 0.2540
2016 47 0.4894 0.5106 0.8333 0.7391 0.2917 0.8824 0.7143 0.1667
Career28760.44260.46840.76430.65790.31670.8440.63430.2357

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
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
2016 BAL $
2015 COL $
2014 ATL $502,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$502,500
1 yrTotal$502,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 158 dJon Fetterolf1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 3/7/16. Claimed by Baltimore off waivers 4/25/16 after being DFA by Colorado 4/22/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 7/10/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015). Acquired by Colorado in trade from Atlanta 1/30/15. Signed by Colorado 3/6/15.
  • 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) .295 .358 .481 .289
11 vs R (Multi) .277 .325 .451 .269
18 Split (Multi) .018 .033 .030 .020
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .297 .346 .534 .283
31 vs R (2015) .298 .337 .509 .279
38 Split (2015) -.001 .009 .025 .004
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

David Hale is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: We're Doing it WrongMike Gianella2016-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: A Refresher on ChangeupsJeff Long2016-01-22
Prospectus Feature: Passed Balls and Wild Pitches: Getting It RightJonathan Judge2015-11-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2015-08-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13Wilson Karaman2015-06-26
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2015-06-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 11Keith Cromer2015-06-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 11J.J. Jansons2015-06-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 10Keith Cromer2015-06-10
Fantasy Rounders: Riding the Frazier CraneDoug Thorburn2015-06-03
Fantasy Rounders: Joc the MonkeyDoug Thorburn2015-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Every Team's Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2015-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Bradley Fielding AdviceDaniel Rathman2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Million-Dollar BillsR.J. Anderson2015-02-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Atlanta BravesNick Shlain2014-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen MismanagementJeff Long2014-11-07
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 2,953 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Change (80mph).