Biographical

Portrait of Jose Cisnero

Jose Cisnero PAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
66.0 5.04 1.59 60 3 5 0 -0.3
Birth Date4-11-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight245 lbs
Age25 years, 6 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.42013
-0.42014
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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 HOU 24 28 0 43.7 0.0 43.7 2 2 0 2 0 0 198 49 23 20 5 80 22 17 1 41 4.12 4.27 4.10 4.5 0.4
2014 HOU 25 5 0 4.7 0.0 4.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 25 8 5 5 0 9 4 4 0 5 9.64 3.59 5.76 -0.5 -0.1
Career33048.30.048.322030022357282558926211464.664.204.294.00.4

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2008 DST Rk 10 6 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 GRV Rk 13 13 55.7 4.82 111 .213 .255 .329 .378 .250 .209 112 8.9 0.9 8.9 0.9
2010 LEX A 26 26 133.0 5.37 76 .253 .252 .324 .377 .262 .268 96 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2011 LNC A+ 27 27 123.3 5.12 113 .262 .279 .349 .440 .274 .328 116 30.3 3.0 30.3 3.0
2011 GIG Wnt 2 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CCH AA 20 20 108.7 3.26 126 .244 .257 .324 .389 .265 .295 99 25.7 2.7 24.6 2.4
2012 OKL AAA 8 8 39.7 4.28 107 .298 .283 .344 .430 .272 .398 93 6.7 0.7 7.8 0.7
2012 GIG Wnt 1 1 0.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 28 0 43.7 4.10 105 .298 .258 .322 .408 .269 .341 100 4.6 0.5 4.5 0.4
2013 OKL AAA 12 1 17.7 7.86 35 .344 .270 .346 .412 .276 .469 98 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2014 HOU MLB 5 0 4.7 5.76 67 .355 .250 .314 .401 .269 .500 105 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2014 OKL AAA 6 0 11.0 3.32 135 .208 .272 .338 .426 .271 .190 99 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3

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
2008 DST Rk 0 3 2 10 6 29.0 18 11 34 0 0% .273 5.6 3.4 0.0 10.6 1.00 3.10 0.0 0.0
2009 GRV Rk 4 2 0 13 13 55.7 32 30 64 5 51% .209 5.2 4.8 0.8 10.3 1.11 3.55 8.9 0.9
2010 LEX A 8 6 0 26 26 133.0 106 65 126 11 51% .268 7.2 4.4 0.7 8.5 1.29 3.65 -1.2 -0.1
2011 GIG Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 1.0 0 4 1 0 0% .000 0.0 36.0 0.0 9.0 4.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2011 LNC A+ 8 11 0 27 27 123.3 115 75 152 13 39% .328 8.4 5.5 0.9 11.1 1.54 6.06 30.3 3.0
2012 GIG Wnt 0 1 0 1 1 0.3 1 0 0 0 0% .333 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2012 OKL AAA 4 1 0 8 8 39.7 52 18 32 1 38% .398 11.8 4.1 0.2 7.3 1.76 4.54 7.8 0.7
2012 CCH AA 9 6 0 20 20 108.7 93 46 116 7 35% .295 7.7 3.8 0.6 9.6 1.28 3.40 24.6 2.4
2013 HOU MLB 2 2 0 28 0 43.7 49 22 41 5 40% .341 10.1 4.5 1.0 8.5 1.63 4.12 4.5 0.4
2013 OKL AAA 1 1 0 12 1 17.7 25 13 24 2 31% .469 12.7 6.6 1.0 12.2 2.15 8.66 1.5 0.1
2014 OKL AAA 0 0 0 6 0 11.0 5 4 18 1 41% .190 4.1 3.3 0.8 14.7 0.82 2.45 2.8 0.3
2014 HOU MLB 0 0 0 5 0 4.7 8 4 5 0 31% .500 15.4 7.7 0.0 9.6 2.57 9.64 -0.5 -0.1

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 778 0.4807 0.4563 0.7408 0.6604 0.2673 0.8016 0.6019 0.2592
2014 100 0.5100 0.5000 0.8200 0.6863 0.3061 0.8571 0.7333 0.1800
Career8780.4840.46130.74980.66330.27170.80790.61690.2502

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-07 2014-09-29 60-DL 145 129 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2014-05-28 -
2014-03-01 2014-03-05 Camp 4 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2011-08-24 2011-09-02 Minors 9 9 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 107 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Signed by Houston 12/6/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 0 0 4 0 0 65.1 54 29 59 6 .264 1.28 3.70 4.03 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 4 0 0 59.0 53 29 53 6 .278 1.38 4.15 4.51 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 3 0 0 54.8 51 28 49 6 .288 1.45 4.47 4.86 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 3 0 0 51.3 50 27 46 6 .297 1.51 4.75 5.17 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 3 0 0 48.1 49 27 43 6 .305 1.57 5.02 5.46 0.0 0.0
40o 0 0 3 0 0 45.0 48 26 40 6 .313 1.63 5.30 5.76 0.0 0.0
30o 0 0 3 0 0 41.7 46 25 38 5 .322 1.70 5.60 6.09 0.0 0.0
20o 0 0 2 0 0 37.9 44 24 34 5 .333 1.79 5.96 6.47 0.0 0.0
10o 0 0 2 0 0 32.9 41 22 30 5 .347 1.91 6.47 7.03 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean0030047.54826436.3031.564.995.420.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
28% 44% 13% 32% 62%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152621140042422241540.3061.524.835.259.04.78.81.1-0.1
20162721245048472245540.3041.454.444.838.94.28.50.90.1
20172821245047452144540.3011.394.084.438.64.08.41.00.3
20182921136038371835440.3011.454.394.788.84.38.30.90.1
20193021135037361734440.2981.434.404.788.84.18.31.00.1
20203121134036351634440.2981.424.224.598.84.08.51.00.2
20213221131033331530440.3011.444.344.728.94.18.11.10.1
20223311129031301428340.3011.424.344.718.74.18.10.90.1
20233411128029291327340.3011.434.374.758.94.08.30.90.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
3.16.76.19.74.44.630

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 91 Brayan Villarreal 2012 3.29
2 91 Brad Mills 2010 5.64
3 90 Tim Crabbe 2013 0.00 DNP
4 90 Donnie Veal 2010 0.00 DNP
5 89 Alan Horne 2008 0.00 DNP
6 89 Aaron Miller 2013 0.00 DNP
7 88 Antonio Bastardo 2011 2.64
8 88 Bud Norris 2010 5.51
9 88 P.J. Walters 2010 6.00
10 88 Bradley Holt 2012 0.00 DNP
11 88 Austin Adams 2012 0.00 DNP
12 88 Felipe Paulino 2009 6.63
13 88 Dellin Betances 2013 10.80
14 88 Anthony Capra 2012 0.00 DNP
15 88 Michael Megrew 2009 0.00 DNP
16 87 Dustin McGowan 2007 4.24
17 87 Angel Guzman 2007 3.56
18 87 Joel Carreno 2012 6.14
19 87 Michael Bolsinger 2013 0.00 DNP
20 87 David Purcey 2007 0.00 DNP
21 87 Philip Humber 2008 4.63
22 87 Collin McHugh 2012 9.28
23 87 J.J. Hoover 2013 3.00
24 86 Scott Barnes 2013 7.27
25 86 Wynn Pelzer 2011 0.00 DNP
26 86 Michael Madsen 2008 0.00 DNP
27 86 J.A. Happ 2008 3.69
28 86 Radhames Liz 2008 7.15
29 86 Andrew Bailey 2009 1.94
30 86 Jeff Locke 2013 3.73
31 86 Bruce Billings 2011 12.86
32 86 Andrew Brackman 2011 0.00
33 86 Jae Kuk Ryu 2008 0.00
34 86 Andre Rienzo 2013 5.46
35 86 Jason Windsor 2008 0.00 DNP
36 85 Brad Peacock 2013 5.51
37 85 Clayton Mortensen 2010 6.00
38 85 David Bromberg 2013 0.00 DNP
39 85 Travis Chick 2009 0.00 DNP
40 85 Carlos Fisher 2008 0.00 DNP
41 85 Nick Hagadone 2011 4.91
42 85 Josh Smith 2013 0.00 DNP
43 85 Jesse English 2010 3.86
44 85 Alex Wilson 2012 0.00 DNP
45 85 Kevin Hart 2008 7.81
46 85 Paul Kometani 2008 0.00 DNP
47 85 Glen Perkins 2008 4.83
48 85 Chris Dwyer 2013 0.00
49 85 Jeff Niemann 2008 6.75
50 85 Jake McGee 2012 2.11
51 85 Stephen Marek 2009 0.00 DNP
52 85 Bobby Parnell 2010 3.34
53 85 Andy Oliver 2013 0.00 DNP
54 85 Matt Maloney 2009 4.87
55 84 Sam LeCure 2009 0.00 DNP
56 84 Henry Sosa 2011 5.23
57 84 Dillon Gee 2011 4.76
58 84 Brandon Erbe 2013 0.00 DNP
59 84 Eric Surkamp 2013 23.62
60 84 David Hale 2013 0.82
61 84 Lance Broadway 2009 5.87
62 84 Eric Berger 2011 0.00 DNP
63 84 Dan Cortes 2012 0.00 DNP
64 84 Francisco Cruceta 2007 0.00 DNP
65 84 Samuel Deduno 2009 0.00 DNP
66 84 Zac Rosscup 2013 1.35
67 84 Deunte Heath 2011 0.00 DNP
68 84 Erik Davis 2012 0.00 DNP
69 84 Ryan Buch 2013 0.00 DNP
70 84 Jason Berken 2009 6.92
71 84 Eric Niesen 2011 0.00 DNP
72 84 Blake Wood 2011 3.88
73 83 J.D. Durbin 2007 6.75
74 83 Scott Elbert 2011 2.43
75 83 Miguel Socolovich 2012 6.06
76 83 Steven Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
77 83 Craig Italiano 2012 0.00 DNP
78 83 Marc Rzepczynski 2011 3.92
79 83 Brett Lorin 2012 0.00 DNP
80 83 Bryan Morris 2012 3.60
81 83 Jake Petricka 2013 3.26
82 83 Marco Estrada 2009 7.36
83 83 Justin Jones 2010 0.00 DNP
84 83 Esmerling Vasquez 2009 4.58
85 83 Adam Harben 2009 0.00 DNP
86 83 Wade LeBlanc 2010 4.25
87 83 Eric Beaulac 2012 0.00 DNP
88 83 Simon Castro 2013 2.70
89 83 Sergio Escalona 2010 0.00 DNP
90 83 Kris Honel 2008 0.00 DNP
91 83 Jack Egbert 2008 0.00 DNP
92 83 Alex Torres 2013 1.86
93 83 Luis Perez 2010 0.00 DNP
94 83 Michael Stutes 2012 9.53
95 83 Nick Schmidt 2011 0.00 DNP
96 83 Wilkin De La Rosa 2010 0.00 DNP
97 83 Shane Lindsay 2010 0.00 DNP
98 83 Amaury Rivas 2011 0.00 DNP
99 83 Chris Narveson 2007 0.00 DNP
100 83 Jared Wesson 2011 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .293 .396 .476 .299
11 vs R (Multi) .275 .333 .451 .287
18 Split (Multi) .018 .062 .025 .012
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .293 .396 .476 .299
31 vs R (2013) .275 .333 .451 .287
38 Split (2013) .018 .062 .025 .012
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Call MiloneR.J. Anderson2014-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Meeting the CriteriaMike Gianella2013-08-08
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Deadline FalloutMike Gianella2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Best Players We Snubbed This SpringSam Miller2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 24Kevin Goldstein2012-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 3Kevin Goldstein2011-05-04


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Zach, Glad you enjoyed my first-hand photo I took of Keon Barnum last week. Who do you think takes over for Jose Veras? Jose Cisnero or Hector Ambriz?
(Brent from Laguna Beach)
That was a great picture I sent that around to a couple scouts they got a good laugh. From what I hear Jose Cisnero is going to get the first crack at it. (Zach Mortimer)
2012-08-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Where did this Jose Cisnero kid come from all of the sudden, and is he the real deal?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
Cisnero is a power arm in the Astros system. Hes had good strikeout rates throughout his minor-league career, but he just reached the upper levels this season. From everything Ive read and heard about Cisnero, hes probably a future reliever. (R.J. Anderson)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jose Cisnero has thrown 869 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph) and Change (90mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (81mph).