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Kevin Chapman PAstros

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-19-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.12013
-0.22014
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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 25 25 0 20.3 0.0 20.3 1 1 1 5 0 0 87 13 6 4 1 19 13 11 1 15 1.77 4.30 3.88 1.1 0.1
2014 HOU 26 12 0 12.7 0.0 12.7 1 0 0 2 0 0 62 14 11 11 3 26 10 10 0 13 7.82 6.56 6.11 -1.7 -0.2
Career37033.00.033.021170014927171544523211284.095.174.78-0.5-0.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 WIL A+ 14 0 18.0 4.81 97 .283 .265 .338 .392 .255 .339 105 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2011 WIL A+ 15 0 22.3 1.66 161 .252 .250 .317 .384 .250 .451 97 10.4 1.0 10.4 1.0
2011 NWA AA 25 0 39.7 5.60 97 .251 .270 .341 .428 .262 .337 109 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2012 CCH AA 49 0 58.0 4.01 111 .248 .265 .337 .405 .273 .290 100 6.7 0.7 6.6 0.7
2013 HOU MLB 25 0 20.3 3.88 108 .237 .256 .322 .407 .272 .211 97 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2013 OKL AAA 45 0 50.7 3.67 123 .249 .266 .337 .408 .270 .310 96 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2014 HOU MLB 12 0 12.7 6.11 62 .334 .252 .312 .377 .255 .306 105 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2014 OKL AAA 43 0 44.0 2.09 158 .230 .274 .339 .429 .270 .373 95 18.1 1.8 18.1 1.8

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
2010 WIL A+ 1 1 1 14 0 18.0 20 8 20 1 54% .339 10.0 4.0 0.5 10.0 1.56 5.50 1.1 0.1
2011 NWA AA 1 2 3 25 0 39.7 37 21 50 5 54% .337 8.4 4.8 1.1 11.3 1.46 4.99 3.8 0.4
2011 WIL A+ 0 2 7 15 0 22.3 24 7 40 1 54% .451 9.7 2.8 0.4 16.1 1.39 4.84 10.4 1.0
2012 CCH AA 6 3 2 49 0 58.0 49 32 59 2 48% .290 7.6 5.0 0.3 9.2 1.40 2.64 6.6 0.7
2013 HOU MLB 1 1 1 25 0 20.3 13 13 15 1 45% .211 5.8 5.8 0.4 6.6 1.28 1.77 1.1 0.1
2013 OKL AAA 1 2 2 45 0 50.7 42 36 61 2 55% .310 7.5 6.4 0.4 10.8 1.54 3.20 9.6 1.0
2014 HOU MLB 1 0 0 12 0 12.7 14 10 13 3 51% .306 9.9 7.1 2.1 9.2 1.89 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
2014 OKL AAA 2 1 9 43 0 44.0 38 25 64 0 55% .373 7.8 5.1 0.0 13.1 1.43 1.23 18.1 1.8

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 319 0.4984 0.3943 0.8240 0.5786 0.2063 0.8587 0.7273 0.1680
2014 241 0.5187 0.3983 0.7917 0.5440 0.2414 0.9118 0.5000 0.2083
Career5600.50710.3960.81010.56370.22140.88160.62950.1853

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-01-01 2008-01-01 Coll 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $503,400
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$503,400
1 yrTotal$503,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 52 d1 year/$0.5034M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5034M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Houston 8/9/13.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Kansas City 3/20/12 (Humberto Quintero, Jason Bourgeois).
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2010 (4-119) (University of Florida). $0.25M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .167 .268 .194 .188
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .364 .343 .279
18 Split (Multi) -.033 -.095 -.148 -.091
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .167 .268 .194 .188
31 vs R (2013) .200 .364 .343 .279
38 Split (2013) -.033 -.095 -.148 -.091
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Kevin Chapman is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 18, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Closer Swap with TheeR.J. Anderson2014-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: You Must Learn ControlDaniel Rathman2014-04-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Kevin Chapman has thrown 577 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph).