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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 28)
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Birth Date8-25-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 9 months, 5 days
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2012 NYA MLB 1 1 2.3 8 2 1 2 .269 103 30.9 7.7 7.7 3.9 29% .500 .520 4.29 15.90 23.14 111 7.16 -0.1
2013 NYA MLB 34 2 77.0 80 30 64 10 .269 100 9.4 3.5 1.2 7.5 47% .311 .273 1.43 4.35 3.39 109 4.25 0.3
2014 NYA MLB 69 0 78.7 63 24 76 4 .263 99 7.2 2.7 0.5 8.7 48% .272 .244 1.11 2.92 2.97 92 3.11 1.3
2015 NYA MLB 43 17 131.3 114 39 104 10 .261 105 7.8 2.7 0.7 7.1 46% .278 .231 1.16 3.56 3.29 85 3.64 2.0
2016 CHN MLB 17 0 18.3 10 10 16 4 .273 98 4.9 4.9 2.0 7.9 50% .136 .241 1.09 5.87 1.96 112 4.72 0.0
CareerMLB16420307.727510526130.2641028.03.10.97.646%.281.2501.243.823.31953.753.7

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 STA A- 12 12 56.7 49 10 50 1 .263 94 7.8 1.6 0.2 7.9 70% .317 .214 1.04 2.31 1.43
2010 TAM A+ 15 15 81.0 72 17 67 2 .270 83 8.0 1.9 0.2 7.4 59% .275 .213 1.10 2.95 2.22
2010 TRN AA 10 10 54.3 49 16 59 2 .261 87 8.1 2.7 0.3 9.8 48% .303 .243 1.20 2.72 3.15
2011 SWB AAA 27 27 152.3 145 53 111 13 .257 86 8.6 3.1 0.8 6.6 39% .284 .249 1.30 4.09 3.60
2012 NYA MLB 1 1 2.3 8 2 1 2 .269 103 30.9 7.7 7.7 3.9 29% .500 .520 4.29 15.90 23.14
2012 SWB AAA 26 26 152.7 167 46 107 11 .254 101 9.8 2.7 0.6 6.3 49% .319 .244 1.40 3.68 3.71
2013 NYA MLB 34 2 77.0 80 30 64 10 .269 100 9.4 3.5 1.2 7.5 47% .311 .273 1.43 4.35 3.39
2014 NYA MLB 69 0 78.7 63 24 76 4 .263 99 7.2 2.7 0.5 8.7 48% .272 .244 1.11 2.92 2.97
2015 NYA MLB 43 17 131.3 114 39 104 10 .261 105 7.8 2.7 0.7 7.1 46% .278 .231 1.16 3.56 3.29
2016 CHN MLB 17 0 18.3 10 10 16 4 .273 98 4.9 4.9 2.0 7.9 50% .136 .241 1.09 5.87 1.96

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
2012 77 0.3766 0.4805 0.8919 0.7586 0.3125 0.9545 0.8000 0.1081
2013 1291 0.4392 0.4446 0.7369 0.6138 0.3122 0.8075 0.6283 0.2631
2014 1322 0.4652 0.4516 0.7303 0.6163 0.3083 0.8522 0.5183 0.2697
2015 2154 0.4522 0.4443 0.7921 0.6304 0.2907 0.8518 0.6851 0.2079
2016 291 0.4983 0.4570 0.7218 0.6552 0.2603 0.7895 0.5526 0.2782
Career51350.45380.44750.75980.62590.29920.83880.62210.2402

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
2010-06-09 2010-06-22 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CHN $1,700,000
2015 NYA $572,600
2014 NYA $527,400
2013 NYA $490,525
2012 NYA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,590,525
2011Current$1,700,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$3,290,525
4 yrTotal$3,290,525

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 36 d1 year/$1.7M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5726M (2015). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 12/8/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5274M (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14.
  • 1 year/$450,525 (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/28/12.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (4-135) (University of North Carolina). $0.195M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .220 .287 .326 .228
11 vs R (Multi) .248 .313 .376 .247
18 Split (Multi) -.028 -.026 -.049 -.020
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .217 .281 .303 .212
31 vs R (2015) .248 .314 .378 .244
38 Split (2015) -.031 -.033 -.075 -.032
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-05-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)A recent episode of EW inspired my Crazy Idea of the Week. The discussion about how teams aren't necessarily incentivized to create juggernaut teams, but rather to win the division and roll the dice in the postseason got me thinking. Should the Cubs, who have the makings of a juggernaut on their hands, switch to a 6 man rotation to preserve the health of their arms until October? Hammel has had consistent struggles in the second half and Arrieta has said that he felt worn down in the playoffs in 2015. If the Cubs manage to continue this pace through the end of May, should they consider adding Adam Warren to their rotation and focus on maximizing their chances in the postseason?
(Will from Gainesville)
Well, yes. They probably should. I haven't seen (or don't remember) a great study on how much the fatigue of a long season affects pitching in October, but it seems very intuitive that every inning you've thrown makes you a little bit worse by the 230th or 250th. So I support this idea, with two possible exceptions:

1) If the Cubs have some chance at doing something heroic (like winning 117 games; pretty much just that. Maybe a winning streak, maybe personal achievements), they should. I've been unable to convince any of my Bay Area friends that the Warriors winning 73 was a much bigger deal than them potentially winning this year's title, but I feel that way, and if the Cubs can chase 117 without doing any real damage to their playoff chances I'd say they should; 2) if the Cubs have some reason to believe that costing Jake Arrieta a Cy Young award, or Jon Lester 20 wins, or something along those lines, would lead to great unhappiness, it'd be worth listening to those guys. But I wouldn't just assume either of those things would lead to great unhappiness, even if we're all excessively paranoid about unhappy athletes. (Sam Miller)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)Is it time to move on from Adam Warren?
(Alex from Austin)
Hey, Austin, the tone of this question is leading and Adam and I don't appreciate it. That being said, if he's in your fantasy rotation, I understand wanting to see other pitchers for awhile. The Yankees don't seem to have extra starters at the moment, so he's not getting the boot there just yet. He hasn't been great, especially third time through the order, but he's keeping New York in games for the most part. (Nick Shlain)
2012-06-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Losing Pettite and CC within hours of each other cut like a knife to quote Bryan Adams. Besides Garcia, who else can help in the rotation?
(Craig from VA)
First Bryan Adams reference on my watch - can't believe I avoided it until now given that the guy's music was an inescapable fungus during my high school years.

I wrote about the Yankees' situation at length at SI: http://mlb.si.com/2012/06/27/losses-of-sabathia-and-pettitte-threaten-to-derail-yankees-2/

Short version is that both Adam Warren, who's starting tonight, and David Phelps, who briefly took over Garcia's spot before Pettitte joined the club, can provide some help. The Yankees have a month to see what they can do before entering the trade market, and the resources to get a deal done if need be. They'll be OK, I think. (Jay Jaffe)
2011-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any shot Adam Warren is actually better than guys like Gordon, Mitre, Moseley, or whatever other retreads the Yanks have found in the last few seasons? Or is that pretty much his ceiling?
(Mark from NJ)
He's a bit better than all of them, and that's his ceiling. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Adam Warren has thrown 5,208 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (80mph) and Sinker (93mph).