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Portrait of Brooks Pounders

Brooks Pounders PRoyals

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
46.3 4.88 1.49 31 2 4 0 -0.1
Birth Date9-26-1990
Height6' 5"
Weight265 lbs
Age25 years, 7 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 PIR Rk 9 4 23.7 19 11 20 1 .239 90 7.2 4.2 0.4 7.6 44% .205 .207 1.27 3.70 3.04
2010 SCO A- 16 4 42.3 40 15 29 5 .256 98 8.5 3.2 1.1 6.2 34% .265 .283 1.30 5.06 4.47
2011 WVA A 36 1 66.0 61 14 72 9 .257 102 8.3 1.9 1.2 9.8 42% .297 .257 1.14 4.35 3.68
2012 KNC A 12 8 50.7 52 19 57 2 .255 100 9.2 3.4 0.4 10.1 54% .338 .267 1.40 2.92 3.38
2012 WIL A+ 16 15 83.3 87 25 75 5 .261 92 9.4 2.7 0.5 8.1 41% .329 .257 1.34 3.52 4.32
2013 NWA AA 27 19 116.0 107 42 100 12 .261 105 8.3 3.3 0.9 7.8 36% .290 .267 1.28 4.05 4.50
2014 WIL A+ 3 3 15.7 16 7 18 0 .267 83 9.2 4.0 0.0 10.3 44% .372 .299 1.47 2.75 4.02
2014 IDA Rk 6 5 15.0 13 5 19 0 .000 7.8 3.0 0.0 11.4 0% .351 .000 1.20 2.50 4.80
2015 WIL A+ 2 2 10.0 12 1 10 1 .263 96 10.8 0.9 0.9 9.0 38% .393 .279 1.30 3.15 5.40
2015 NWA AA 8 8 49.3 39 19 32 3 .259 99 7.1 3.5 0.5 5.8 42% .255 .236 1.18 4.13 2.19
2015 IDA Rk 1 1 3.0 1 3 4 0 .293 127 3.0 9.0 0.0 12.0 67% .167 .258 1.33 5.48 0.00
2015 ROY Rk 4 4 6.0 5 0 5 0 .256 103 7.5 0.0 0.0 7.5 67% .278 .214 0.83 2.65 1.50
2015 SUR Wnt 3 3 12.0 5 0 14 0 .000 3.8 0.0 0.0 10.5 0% .185 .000 0.42 1.25 0.00
2016 OMA AAA 5 4 20.0 16 8 23 1 .272 94 7.2 3.6 0.5 10.3 35% .312 .239 1.20 3.37 2.25

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2011-08-14 2011-08-23 Minors 9 9 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

Details
  • $0.67M signing bonus Temecula Valley High School, Calif 09 2-53

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 5/5/2016 10:33 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 3.6 4.2 0 13 13 63.5 57 20 42 7 .258 1.21 3.71 4.09 6.7 0.7
80o 3.2 4 0 12 12 57.4 55 20 38 7 .272 1.30 4.08 4.5 3.4 0.4
70o 2.8 3.9 0 11 11 53.1 54 19 35 7 .282 1.37 4.36 4.8 1.4 0.2
60o 2.6 3.8 0 10 10 49.6 53 19 33 6 .290 1.43 4.59 5.07 -0.1 -0.0
50o 2.3 3.6 0 10 10 46.3 51 18 30 6 .299 1.49 4.82 5.32 -1.4 -0.1
40o 2.1 3.5 0 9 9 43.1 49 17 28 6 .307 1.55 5.05 5.57 -2.5 -0.3
30o 1.9 3.3 0 8 8 39.7 48 17 26 6 .316 1.62 5.30 5.85 -3.5 -0.4
20o 1.6 3.2 0 7 7 35.9 45 16 24 6 .326 1.70 5.59 6.18 -4.5 -0.5
10o 1.3 2.9 0 6 6 30.8 41 15 20 5 .340 1.81 6.02 6.65 -5.4 -0.6
Weighted Mean2.33.609945.65018306.2971.484.795.28-1.2-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
16% 17% 6% 23% 26%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 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
20172671002727158179651162538.3071.544.945.3910.23.76.61.4-0.4
201827580212112614553892138.3061.585.235.7010.43.86.41.5-0.7
201928680222212814553922038.3061.545.025.4710.23.76.51.4-0.4
202029570202011613247841938.3061.545.035.4810.23.66.51.5-0.4
202130570202011813447851938.3051.535.015.4610.23.66.51.4-0.4
202231570181810612143781838.3071.545.065.5210.23.66.61.5-0.4
202332570181810812342781738.3051.524.995.4410.23.56.51.4-0.3
20243346016169210436661538.3071.535.015.4610.23.56.51.5-0.3
20253445015158810134631538.3071.535.035.4810.33.56.41.5-0.3

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
1.21.61.51.931.89.2

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20151.21.61.51.931.89.2

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4 94 David Rollins 2015 7.56
5 94 Adrian Alaniz 2009 0.00 DNP
6 93 Daniel McCutchen 2008 0.00 DNP
7 93 Gregory Ross 2015 0.00 DNP
8 93 Patrick Francescon 2014 0.00 DNP
9 93 Anthony Fernandez 2015 0.00 DNP
10 93 Jared Hyatt 2009 0.00 DNP
11 92 Jesse English 2010 3.86
12 92 Francisco Cruceta 2007 0.00 DNP
13 92 Gabriel Arias 2015 0.00 DNP
14 92 Thad Weber 2010 0.00 DNP
15 92 Burke Badenhop 2008 6.46
16 92 Erik Goeddel 2014 2.70
17 92 Seth Rosin 2014 6.75
18 92 Nick McCully 2014 0.00 DNP
19 92 Jose Rosario 2011 0.00 DNP
20 92 Hector Ambriz 2009 0.00 DNP
21 92 Justin Fitzgerald 2011 0.00 DNP
22 92 Sugar Ray Marimon 2014 0.00 DNP
23 92 Gus Schlosser 2014 8.66
24 92 Bobby Doran 2014 0.00 DNP
25 92 Stephen Marek 2009 0.00 DNP
26 92 David Goforth 2014 0.00 DNP
27 91 Yohan Pino 2009 0.00 DNP
28 91 Henry Sosa 2011 5.23
29 91 Mike Rayl 2014 0.00 DNP
30 91 Kenn Kasparek 2011 0.00 DNP
31 91 Wilkin De La Rosa 2010 0.00 DNP
32 91 Daryl Thompson 2011 15.00
33 91 Jeff Niemann 2008 6.75
34 91 Jordan Cooper 2014 0.00 DNP
35 91 Miguel Celestino 2015 0.00 DNP
36 91 Chris Masters 2013 0.00 DNP
37 91 Adam Bass 2007 0.00 DNP
38 91 Michael O'Brien 2015 0.00 DNP
39 91 Ricky Orta 2010 0.00 DNP
40 91 Ramon A. Ramirez 2008 2.67
41 91 Sam LeCure 2009 0.00 DNP
42 91 David Hale 2013 0.82
43 91 Rob Rasmussen 2014 3.18
44 91 Ryan Brasier 2013 2.00
45 91 Charles Huggins 2011 0.00 DNP
46 90 Ryan Cook 2012 2.21
47 90 Dustin Richardson 2009 0.00
48 90 Jimmy Barthmaier 2009 0.00 DNP
49 90 Deck McGuire 2014 0.00 DNP
50 90 Bobby Brownlie 2006 0.00 DNP
51 90 Michael Devaney 2008 0.00 DNP
52 90 A.J. Achter 2014 5.73
53 90 David Welch 2008 0.00 DNP
54 90 Ryan Buch 2013 0.00 DNP
55 90 Nick Pereira 2008 0.00 DNP
56 90 Steven Shell 2008 2.52
57 90 Chuck Lofgren 2011 0.00 DNP
58 90 Zachary Nuding 2015 0.00 DNP
59 90 Blake Hawksworth 2008 0.00 DNP
60 90 Stephen McCray 2013 0.00 DNP
61 90 Manny Ayala 2010 0.00 DNP
62 90 Josh Hall 2006 0.00 DNP
63 90 Esmailin Caridad 2009 1.86
64 90 Austin Pruitt 2015 0.00 DNP
65 90 Matthew Murray 2015 0.00 DNP
66 90 Brett Smith 2009 0.00 DNP
67 90 Shawn Teufel 2012 0.00 DNP
68 90 Sandy Nin 2006 0.00 DNP
69 90 Dallas Buck 2010 0.00 DNP
70 90 Tom Koehler 2011 0.00 DNP
71 90 Justin Orenduff 2008 0.00 DNP
72 90 Kyle Bloom 2008 0.00 DNP
73 90 Joseph Colon 2015 0.00 DNP
74 90 Evan Reed 2011 0.00 DNP
75 90 Paul Oseguera 2009 0.00 DNP
76 90 A.J. Shappi 2008 0.00 DNP
77 90 Francisco Rosario 2006 6.26
78 89 Anthony Carter 2011 0.00 DNP
79 89 Tim Atherton 2015 0.00 DNP
80 89 Travis Banwart 2011 0.00 DNP
81 89 Ben Jukich 2008 0.00 DNP
82 89 Ryan Mattheus 2009 0.00 DNP
83 89 Stephen Faris 2009 0.00 DNP
84 89 Michael Cisco 2012 0.00 DNP
85 89 Brad Allen 2014 0.00 DNP
86 89 Jacob Barnes 2015 0.00 DNP
87 89 Zachary Neal 2014 0.00 DNP
88 89 Nathan Moreau 2012 0.00 DNP
89 89 Jeff Mandel 2010 0.00 DNP
90 89 Brian Omogrosso 2009 0.00 DNP
91 89 Gregory Reinhard 2009 0.00 DNP
92 89 Drew Naylor 2011 0.00 DNP
93 89 Jose Sanchez 2009 0.00 DNP
94 89 Joseph Van Meter 2014 0.00 DNP
95 89 Amaury Rivas 2011 0.00 DNP
96 89 L.J. Gagnier 2010 0.00 DNP
97 89 Reid Santos 2008 0.00 DNP
98 89 Kyle Winters 2012 0.00 DNP
99 89 Alex Caldera 2011 0.00 DNP
100 89 Clayton Shunick 2012 0.00 DNP

Platoon

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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, October 21stWilson Karaman2015-10-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, June 27Zach Mortimer2013-06-28


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Brooks Pounders has thrown 79 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, including pitches thrown in Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph) and Sinker (92mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (78mph).