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Brian Lawrence PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 963 50 63 0 597 4.19 3
Birth Date5-14-1976
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2001 SDN 25 27 15 114.7 97.7 17.0 5 5 0 0 10 0 484 107 53 44 10 163 34 29 5 84 3.45 3.70 4.67 10.9 1.4
2002 SDN 26 35 31 210.0 205.0 5.0 12 12 0 0 19 3 894 230 97 86 16 322 52 46 11 149 3.69 3.35 4.69 14.5 1.4
2003 SDN 27 33 33 210.7 210.7 0.0 10 15 0 0 21 1 884 206 106 98 27 330 57 49 11 116 4.19 4.51 5.57 4.8 0.8
2004 SDN 28 34 34 203.0 203.0 0.0 15 14 0 0 16 1 870 226 101 93 26 362 55 48 7 121 4.12 4.34 5.68 -10.8 -0.8
2005 SDN 29 33 33 195.7 195.7 0.0 7 15 0 0 17 1 852 211 106 105 18 325 57 50 11 109 4.83 4.12 5.03 -1.8 -0.1
2007 NYN 31 6 6 29.0 29.0 0.0 1 2 0 0 1 0 139 43 22 22 4 63 13 12 1 18 6.83 5.18 5.24 2.0 0.2
Career168152963.0941.022.0506300846412310234854481011565268234465974.194.065.1719.53.0

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
1998 CLN A 12 12 80.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 IDA Rk 4 4 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 RCU A+ 27 27 175.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MOB AA 21 21 126.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LVG AAA 8 8 46.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SDN MLB 27 15 114.7 4.67 100 .242 .265 .328 .426 .260 .276 98 10.3 1.0 10.9 1.4
2001 POR AAA 9 8 45.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SDN MLB 35 31 210.0 4.69 97 .247 .265 .331 .412 .260 .321 101 15.2 1.5 14.5 1.4
2003 SDN MLB 33 33 210.7 5.57 73 .256 .263 .329 .420 .259 .266 95 -2.6 -0.3 4.8 0.8
2004 SDN MLB 34 34 203.0 5.68 67 .276 .261 .328 .418 .256 .303 91 -11.1 -1.1 -10.8 -0.8
2005 SDN MLB 33 33 195.7 5.03 82 .266 .260 .322 .407 .255 .294 93 1.3 0.1 -1.8 -0.1
2007 NYN MLB 6 6 29.0 5.24 90 .309 .265 .326 .441 .263 .379 99 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2007 CSP AAA 3 3 19.7 6.80 86 .296 .291 .361 .458 .273 .397 122 1.2 0.1 2.1 0.3
2007 NWO AAA 13 13 85.0 4.49 110 .245 .279 .341 .454 .264 .307 102 14.1 1.4 16.0 1.5
2008 GWN AAA 16 15 86.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 NWO AAA 5 5 30.0 4.03 96 .225 .274 .345 .425 .279 .265 83 3.1 0.3 4.0 0.4
2009 POR AAA 9 8 53.0 5.61 73 .317 .280 .346 .434 .271 .340 94 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.0
2009 CAR Wnt 3 3 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .386 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 NWO AAA 26 25 142.7 4.95 97 .280 .274 .342 .433 .264 .330 97 15.9 1.5 14.8 1.8
2011 SLC AAA 7 7 32.3 5.57 88 .326 .278 .353 .442 .272 .368 94 3.5 0.3 3.5 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
1998 CLN A 5 3 0 12 12 80.3 67 13 79 5 0% .000 7.5 1.5 0.6 8.9 1.00 2.80 0.0 0.0
1998 IDA Rk 3 0 0 4 4 22.0 22 5 21 1 0% .000 9.0 2.0 0.4 8.6 1.23 2.45 0.0 0.0
1999 RCU A+ 12 8 0 27 27 175.3 178 30 166 6 0% .000 9.1 1.5 0.3 8.5 1.19 3.39 0.0 0.0
2000 LVG AAA 4 0 0 8 8 46.7 48 7 46 6 0% .000 9.3 1.3 1.2 8.9 1.18 1.93 0.0 0.0
2000 MOB AA 7 6 0 21 21 126.7 99 28 119 6 0% .000 7.0 2.0 0.4 8.5 1.00 2.42 0.0 0.0
2001 SDN MLB 5 5 0 27 15 114.7 107 34 84 10 67% .276 8.4 2.7 0.8 6.6 1.23 3.45 10.9 1.4
2001 POR AAA 1 3 1 9 8 45.0 42 17 42 3 0% .000 8.4 3.4 0.6 8.4 1.31 3.80 0.0 0.0
2002 SDN MLB 12 12 0 35 31 210.0 230 52 149 16 65% .321 9.9 2.2 0.7 6.4 1.34 3.69 14.5 1.4
2003 SDN MLB 10 15 0 33 33 210.7 206 57 116 27 52% .266 8.8 2.4 1.2 5.0 1.25 4.19 4.8 0.8
2004 SDN MLB 15 14 0 34 34 203.0 226 55 121 26 53% .303 10.0 2.4 1.2 5.4 1.38 4.12 -10.8 -0.8
2005 SDN MLB 7 15 0 33 33 195.7 211 57 109 18 48% .294 9.7 2.6 0.8 5.0 1.37 4.83 -1.8 -0.1
2007 CSP AAA 0 2 0 3 3 19.7 32 5 10 3 54% .397 14.6 2.3 1.4 4.6 1.88 8.68 2.1 0.3
2007 NYN MLB 1 2 0 6 6 29.0 43 13 18 4 43% .379 13.3 4.0 1.2 5.6 1.93 6.83 2.0 0.2
2007 NWO AAA 8 3 0 13 13 85.0 88 9 57 6 43% .307 9.3 1.0 0.6 6.0 1.14 3.81 16.0 1.5
2008 GWN AAA 6 6 0 16 15 86.0 113 19 54 4 0% .357 11.8 2.0 0.4 5.7 1.53 5.55 0.0 0.0
2009 NWO AAA 3 0 0 5 5 30.0 25 5 23 3 43% .265 7.5 1.5 0.9 6.9 1.00 3.00 4.0 0.4
2009 POR AAA 4 4 0 9 8 53.0 74 14 26 6 49% .340 12.6 2.4 1.0 4.4 1.66 6.28 -0.2 -0.0
2009 CAR Wnt 1 2 0 3 3 11.7 17 2 8 0 0% .386 13.1 1.5 0.0 6.2 1.62 3.08 0.0 0.0
2010 NWO AAA 11 8 0 26 25 142.7 167 39 115 19 44% .330 10.5 2.5 1.2 7.3 1.44 4.41 14.8 1.8
2011 SLC AAA 2 5 0 7 7 32.3 48 8 21 5 36% .368 13.4 2.2 1.4 5.8 1.73 8.07 3.5 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
2007 88 0.3523 0.4205 0.8649 0.5806 0.3333 0.8333 0.8947 0.1351
Career880.35230.42050.86490.58060.33330.83330.89470.1351

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-04-01 2007-04-19 60-DL 18 15 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum and Rotator Cuff 2006-02-24
2006-03-30 2006-10-02 60-DL 186 162 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum and Rotator Cuff 2006-02-24

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 COL $500,000
2006 WAS $3,875,000
2005 SDN $2,375,000
2004 SDN $925,000
2003 SDN $625,000
2002 SDN $235,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$8,535,000
6 yrTotal$8,535,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 27 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from SD 1/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/26/08 signed as a free agent from NYM 1/18/08 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 9/18/07 optioned to Triple-A 8/29/07
  • contract purchased 8/2/07
  • signed as a free agent from COL 5/9/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 4/07 signed as a free agent from WAS 1/07, ($0.5M USAT AAV) 1 year/$0.75M (07)+08 club option
  • 07:$0.5M, 08:$M club option ($0.25M buyout)
  • released 10/06
  • acquired in trade from SD 11/05 (SD also paid c$0.55M & $0.425M 07 buyout, if exercised)
  • 06=6th year of major league srv
  • signed extension 3/03, 4 year/$8.1M (03-06)+$5.7M 07 club option
  • $0.5M signing bonus, 03:$0.5M, 04:$0.8M, 05:$2.25M, 06:$3.5M, 07:$5.7M club option $0.55M buyout
  • 1 year/$0.235M (02) 3/02
  • recalled 7/01 optioned to Triple-A 7/01 recalled 6/01 min 5/01

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
Weighted Mean?????0.0????.0000.000.00?0.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
4.3out of baseballout of baseball1.8out of baseballout of baseball6

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 64)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 77 Chris Michalak 2009 0.00 DNP
2 71 Kevin Jarvis 2008 0.00 DNP
3 71 Ramon Ortiz 2011 5.40
4 70 Nelson Figueroa 2012 0.00 DNP
5 70 Donovan Osborne 2007 0.00 DNP
6 69 John Halama 2010 0.00 DNP
7 68 Jeff Suppan 2013 0.00 DNP
8 67 Kevin Tapani 2002 0.00 DNP
9 66 Sonny Siebert 1975 4.31 DNP
10 66 Frank Tanana 1992 4.92
11 66 John Burkett 2003 5.30
12 66 Brett Tomko 2011 4.58
13 66 Chan Ho Park 2011 0.00 DNP
14 66 Jim Lonborg 1980 0.00 DNP
15 65 Harry Brecheen 1953 4.03
16 65 Billy Pierce 1965 0.00 DNP
17 65 Camilo Pascual 1972 0.00 DNP
18 65 Jim Kaat 1977 5.61
19 65 Mark Portugal 2001 0.00 DNP
20 65 Jeff Fassero 2001 3.79
21 65 Mark Langston 1999 5.84
22 65 Joe Nuxhall 1967 0.00 DNP
23 65 Scott Sanderson 1995 5.26
24 65 Steve Renko 1983 4.67
25 65 Masato Yoshii 2003 0.00 DNP
26 65 Tom Seaver 1983 4.05
27 64 Preacher Roe 1954 5.71
28 64 Pedro Astacio 2007 0.00 DNP
29 64 Orlando Hernandez 2004 3.30
30 64 Mike Cuellar 1975 3.90 DNP
31 64 Bert Blyleven 1989 2.84
32 64 Whitey Ford 1967 2.25
33 64 Jim Bunning 1970 4.56
34 64 Ed Lopat 1956 0.00 DNP
35 64 Harvey Haddix 1964 2.61
36 64 Vern Law 1968 0.00 DNP
37 64 Robin Roberts 1965 3.45
38 64 Dick Donovan 1966 0.00 DNP
39 64 Dave Stewart 1995 7.11
40 64 Murry Dickson 1955 4.06
41 64 Rick Reuschel 1987 3.61
42 64 Jerry Koosman 1981 4.38
43 64 Mike Hampton 2011 0.00 DNP
44 64 Jim Wilson 1960 0.00 DNP
45 63 Hal Brown 1963 3.44
46 63 Fred Norman 1981 0.00 DNP
47 63 Hideo Nomo 2007 0.00 DNP
48 63 Mickey Lolich 1979 6.02
49 63 Orel Hershiser 1997 4.84
50 63 Dave Burba 2005 0.00 DNP
51 63 Brian Moehler 2010 5.24
52 63 Cal McLish 1964 5.06
53 63 Rick Mahler 1992 0.00 DNP
54 63 Woody Williams 2005 5.19
55 63 Bill Krueger 1996 0.00 DNP
56 63 Doyle Alexander 1989 4.76
57 63 Mark Gardner 2000 4.35
58 63 Tim Belcher 2000 6.86
59 63 Al Leiter 2004 3.37
60 62 Steve Gromek 1958 0.00 DNP
61 62 Aaron Sele 2008 0.00 DNP
62 62 Woodie Fryman 1978 4.55
63 62 Joe Dobson 1955 0.00 DNP
64 62 Ken Johnson 1971 0.00 DNP
65 62 Mike Krukow 1990 0.00 DNP
66 62 Lew Burdette 1965 6.63
67 62 Luis Tiant 1979 4.32
68 62 Paul Splittorff 1985 0.00 DNP
69 62 Mike Flanagan 1990 6.20
70 62 Bob Feller 1957 0.00 DNP
71 62 Sid Hudson 1953 3.75
72 62 Jack Morris 1993 6.84
73 62 Brian Sweeney 2012 0.00 DNP
74 62 Mike Bielecki 1998 0.00 DNP
75 62 Bryn Smith 1994 0.00 DNP
76 62 Wilbur Wood 1980 0.00 DNP
77 62 Jose Rijo 2003 0.00 DNP
78 62 Mike Garcia 1962 0.00 DNP
79 62 Rick Reed 2003 5.33
80 62 Sam Jones 1964 2.61
81 61 Johnny Sain 1956 0.00 DNP
82 61 Bob Veale 1974 5.54
83 61 Virgil Trucks 1955 4.01
84 61 Sal Maglie 1955 4.93
85 61 Early Wynn 1958 4.28
86 61 John Tudor 1992 0.00 DNP
87 60 Geoff Zahn 1984 3.52
88 60 Fergie Jenkins 1981 4.58
89 60 Rick Sutcliffe 1994 7.05
90 60 Bob Tewksbury 1999 0.00 DNP
91 60 Larry Jackson 1969 0.00 DNP
92 60 Jim Perry 1974 3.36
93 60 Don Sutton 1983 4.45
94 60 David Cone 2001 4.91
95 60 Floyd Bannister 1993 0.00 DNP
96 60 Phil Niekro 1977 4.52
97 60 Dizzy Trout 1953 0.00 DNP
98 60 Jerry Reuss 1987 6.96
99 60 Ron Guidry 1989 0.00 DNP
100 60 Danny Darwin 1994 6.42

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Brian Lawrence has now pitched for five of the PCL's 16 teams. It's a delicate balance required to stay in Triple-A forever, and giving up a run per inning is a little too much salt and not enough sugar.
2008 Brian Lawrence made five starts for the Mets when he replaced Jorge Sosa in the rotation, and one more in September. The Mets lost five of them. He's nothing more than a strike-thrower at this point and tried to be too fine during his call-up.
2007 The straight-up exchange of Vinny Castilla for Lawrence seemed like a steal for the Nats at the time, but it was discovered in camp that Lawrence had a torn labrum and rotator cuff and wouldn`t be able to pitch all year. Discarded by the Nats after the season, his four years as a rotation regular for the Pads are enough for several teams to bid on the privilege to see if he can be retreaded. He was always a finesse guy, so he might adapt well enough, but his decline before injury was already discouraging. If he does sign with the Rockies, as was rumored as we went to press, they might as well try to retread Fred Flintstone`s feet.
2006 His decline accelerated in 2005, as Lawrence was torched like a Parisian sedan by hitters all over the league. He`s always been a trapeze artist, relying on form, control, and mechanics, and his effectiveness has depended on his ability to spot his slider to perfection. Meanwhile, his peripherals continue to decay. He`ll benefit from Washington`s defense and soggy, boggy RFK, but those effects will only serve to disguise a pitcher on his way out.
2005 A rough April in led some to wonder if the staff's resident junkballer could continue to get hitters out. Lawrence righted his ship thereafter, proving his usual effective self against righties, but lefties continued to hit him hard, to the tune of .301/.354/.486. Though he's added a tailing sidearm fastball the last couple years as a way to deal with lefties, the pitch only works in spurts, and a hanging Lawrence slider is a recipe for disaster when an Adam Dunn or Jim Thome digs in. He'll make $5.75 million the next two years as part of the four-year deal he signed in 2003, after which Germano, Chick and company should replace him.
2003 Lawrence has become the mainstay of the rotation on the strength of his command. He doesnít have overpowering stuff, but he works the edges, changes speeds, drops down effectively, and itís rare to see someone stand up against him and look comfortable in the box. He probably canít maintain his ERA under 4.00 on a regular basis, but he can probably be right around there for the foreseeable future. Lawrence does an especially good job surprising batters with the right pitch for the knockout, creating the fun you and I get watching an angry hitter storm back to the dugout.
2002 Lawrence shuttled between the minors and the Padres until Sterling Hitchcock was moved at the deadline. Handed a rotation spot, he rattled off eight quality starts in 12 outings down the stretch. For a pitcher with a pedestrian fastball, his strikeout numbers are good, thanks to great control. Pick Lawrence up if you can for 2002; he's on track for a heck of a season.
2001 Brian Lawrence was the best pitcher in Mobile last season, following a good campaign with the Quakes in 1998. Lawrence shared the Padresí Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award and could get a shot at a starting spot with the Padres in 2001. He's another in the procession of Padres pitching prospects who struck out a batter per inning in 2000.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-05-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)On the other hand, Hill can't locate the plate right now even with the help of Magellan. Mightn't sending him down for a bit to locate his control, so to speak, be not such a bad idea?
(squintsp34 from Chicago)
Yep, quite right. And I suppose as long as you give Lieber only a long enough leash to prove to yourself that he isn't really going to be a part of a division-winning rotation is nice to get out of the way now, rather than, say, let him play the role of Brian Lawrence with the '07 Mets. (Christina Kahrl)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brian Lawrence threw 265 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Sinker (83mph), Slider (78mph) and Cutter (82mph), also mixing in a Change (78mph). He also rarely threw a Screwball (65mph).