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Portrait of Robert Whitenack

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date11-20-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight185 lbs
Age25 years, 9 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.12014
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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
2011 DAY A+ 4 4 23.0 2.93 138 .133 .261 .319 .390 .252 .208 99 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2011 TEN AA 7 7 37.7 4.67 119 .207 .258 .332 .384 .247 .267 120 6.9 0.7 6.6 0.9
2012 DAY A+ 15 15 51.3 5.88 85 .308 .253 .323 .378 .248 .367 107 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2013 MHV A- 9 8 44.3 5.88 51 .324 .251 .322 .364 .270 .338 96 -4.9 -0.5 -4.9 -0.5
2013 CAR A+ 7 7 32.7 6.52 72 .255 .260 .333 .390 .257 .250 107 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2013 AKR AA 3 2 6.0 10.27 -31 .458 .241 .316 .382 .259 .538 101 -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
2011 TEN AA 4 0 0 7 7 37.7 32 13 22 1 61% .267 7.6 3.1 0.2 5.3 1.19 2.39 6.6 0.9
2011 DAY A+ 3 0 0 4 4 23.0 11 1 25 0 64% .208 4.3 0.4 0.0 9.8 0.52 1.17 6.1 0.6
2012 DAY A+ 1 6 0 15 15 51.3 70 27 31 4 60% .367 12.3 4.7 0.7 5.4 1.89 5.96 1.6 0.2
2013 MHV A- 3 4 0 9 8 44.3 55 14 28 5 51% .338 11.2 2.8 1.0 5.7 1.56 3.86 -4.9 -0.5
2013 CAR A+ 1 3 0 7 7 32.7 29 18 16 1 55% .250 8.0 5.0 0.3 4.4 1.44 4.96 -1.1 -0.1
2013 AKR AA 0 2 0 3 2 6.0 15 11 4 1 67% .538 22.5 16.5 1.5 6.0 4.33 27.00 -2.8 -0.3

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
2012-04-05 2012-05-29 Minors 54 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -
2011-05-28 2011-09-19 Minors 114 91 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/12. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13. Claimed by Cleveland off waivers 4/3/13 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/1/13. DFA by Cleveland 4/9/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 4/16/13.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (8-260) (SUNY Old Westbury). $0.125M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Robert Whitenack is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 17, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-10
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: More Unknown Facts About More Unknown PlayersJason Wojciechowski2013-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cubs State of the UnionKevin Goldstein2011-10-12
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 17Kevin Goldstein2011-05-18
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 27Kevin Goldstein2011-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 12Kevin Goldstein2011-04-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Chances that the Cubs' Robert Whitenack is this year's breakout prospect, like Trey McNutt last season?
(JoshT from California)
Very low. More of a future reliever with a really good breaking ball. (Kevin Goldstein)


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