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Portrait of Stephen McCray

Stephen McCray PWhite Sox

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
108.3 5.59 1.61 58 3 8 0 -1.1
Birth Date10-6-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 0 months, 18 days
BatsL
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
2010 GRF Rk 18 6 54.3 5.81 83 .271 .279 .334 .412 .278 .283 103 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2011 GRF Rk 16 9 55.7 8.06 49 .302 .279 .345 .446 .273 .335 98 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2012 KAN A 6 1 15.7 3.33 131 .191 .250 .326 .370 .253 .220 99 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2012 WNS A+ 25 17 117.3 5.36 81 .247 .250 .314 .373 .255 .253 95 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2013 BIR AA 22 22 119.0 4.83 87 .261 .246 .320 .374 .259 .263 100 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2013 CHR AAA 6 2 13.3 5.40 77 .316 .262 .332 .390 .253 .391 97 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0

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 GRF Rk 6 2 2 18 6 54.3 52 15 45 5 52% .283 8.6 2.5 0.8 7.5 1.23 2.49 4.9 0.5
2011 GRF Rk 3 4 0 16 9 55.7 68 17 47 10 50% .335 11.0 2.7 1.6 7.6 1.53 4.85 -2.9 -0.3
2012 KAN A 0 2 0 6 1 15.7 10 3 14 1 45% .220 5.7 1.7 0.6 8.0 0.83 2.30 2.6 0.3
2012 WNS A+ 9 3 0 25 17 117.3 97 43 91 11 43% .253 7.4 3.3 0.8 7.0 1.19 3.30 1.7 0.2
2013 BIR AA 10 7 0 22 22 119.0 107 48 70 8 45% .263 8.1 3.6 0.6 5.3 1.30 3.25 2.2 0.2
2013 CHR AAA 0 4 0 6 2 13.3 19 8 11 1 43% .391 12.8 5.4 0.7 7.4 2.02 8.10 -0.3 -0.0

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
2014-04-01 2014-09-02 Minors 154 0 - - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

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
90o 6.2 7.2 0.5 32 20 128.1 120 51 68 16 .252 1.33 4.36 4.74 4.8 0.5
80o 5.6 7.2 0.5 30 19 121.1 121 52 64 16 .265 1.42 4.77 5.19 -1.4 -0.1
70o 5.2 7.2 0.4 29 18 116.1 122 52 62 17 .274 1.49 5.08 5.52 -5.3 -0.5
60o 4.8 7.2 0.4 28 17 112.0 122 52 60 17 .282 1.55 5.34 5.81 -8.4 -0.9
50o 4.5 7.2 0.4 27 17 108.2 122 52 58 17 .289 1.61 5.59 6.08 -11.0 -1.1
40o 4.2 7.2 0.3 26 16 104.4 122 52 56 17 .296 1.67 5.85 6.35 -13.3 -1.4
30o 3.9 7.2 0.3 25 15 100.5 122 52 53 17 .304 1.74 6.12 6.66 -15.8 -1.6
20o 3.5 7.1 0.3 24 15 96.0 122 52 51 17 .314 1.81 6.45 7.01 -18.1 -1.8
10o 3 7 0.3 22 14 89.9 122 52 48 16 .327 1.93 6.92 7.52 -20.9 -2.1
Weighted Mean4.57.20.42717108.0121525816.2871.605.566.04-10.6-1.1

Diagnostics

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

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2015273401811788436481344.2801.535.255.719.74.15.51.5-0.6
2016284502011859239521344.2841.545.185.639.74.15.51.4-0.6
2017293401810778135511144.2841.504.935.369.44.15.91.3-0.3
201830340159667431431144.2951.595.536.0110.14.25.91.5-0.7
201931340169697431441144.2861.515.115.559.64.05.71.4-0.4
202032330159657029401044.2831.525.115.569.64.05.51.4-0.4
20213333014862672738944.2841.525.065.499.73.95.51.3-0.3
20223423014859642635944.2851.535.115.559.84.05.31.4-0.3
20233523013755602432844.2861.535.145.599.83.95.21.3-0.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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9 92 Johnnie Lowe 2011 0.00 DNP
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12 91 Paul Burnside 2013 0.00 DNP
13 91 Benjamin Fritz 2007 0.00 DNP
14 91 Hassan Pena 2011 0.00 DNP
15 91 Kyle Parker 2011 0.00 DNP
16 91 Jesus A. Castillo 2010 0.00 DNP
17 91 Ryan Tatusko 2011 0.00 DNP
18 91 Ari Ronick 2012 0.00 DNP
19 91 Justin James 2008 0.00 DNP
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21 91 Eric Hacker 2009 6.00
22 91 Wes Musick 2013 0.00 DNP
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24 90 Richard Zagone 2013 0.00 DNP
25 90 Shane Komine 2007 4.70
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28 90 Josh Hill 2009 0.00 DNP
29 90 Ti Murphy 2013 0.00 DNP
30 90 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
31 90 Jeremy Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
32 90 Mike Hinckley 2009 4.66
33 90 Kyle Winters 2013 0.00 DNP
34 90 Eduardo Paulino 2012 0.00 DNP
35 90 Luis Munoz 2008 0.00 DNP
36 90 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
37 90 Andrew Kown 2009 0.00 DNP
38 90 Ivor Hodgson 2012 0.00 DNP
39 90 Darrell Rasner 2007 5.11
40 90 Jhon Garcia 2013 0.00 DNP
41 90 Jared Wesson 2012 0.00 DNP
42 90 Josh Butler 2011 0.00 DNP
43 90 Trey Hearne 2010 0.00 DNP
44 90 Ryan Mattheus 2010 0.00 DNP
45 90 Evan Reed 2012 0.00 DNP
46 90 Richie Gardner 2008 0.00 DNP
47 90 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
48 90 Taylor Rogers 2013 0.00 DNP
49 90 Graham Taylor 2010 0.00 DNP
50 90 Dan Houston 2013 0.00 DNP
51 89 Randy Boone 2011 0.00 DNP
52 89 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
53 89 Nick Schmidt 2012 0.00 DNP
54 89 Oliver Drake 2013 0.00 DNP
55 89 Graham Godfrey 2011 5.04
56 89 Kevin Pucetas 2011 0.00 DNP
57 89 Sean Henn 2007 7.85
58 89 A.J. Morris 2013 0.00 DNP
59 89 Alan Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
60 89 Luis Perez 2011 5.54
61 89 Sergio Perez 2011 0.00 DNP
62 89 Manauris Baez 2012 0.00 DNP
63 89 Kenn Kasparek 2012 0.00 DNP
64 89 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
65 89 Mario Alvarez 2010 0.00 DNP
66 89 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
67 89 Nathan Starner 2010 0.00 DNP
68 89 Justin Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
69 89 Jacob Brown 2013 0.00 DNP
70 89 Darren Byrd 2013 0.00 DNP
71 89 Kurt Isenberg 2008 0.00 DNP
72 89 Cody White 2011 0.00 DNP
73 89 Adam Harben 2010 0.00 DNP
74 89 Brett Smith 2010 0.00 DNP
75 89 Justin Mallett 2008 0.00 DNP
76 88 Marcos Mateo 2010 6.23
77 88 David Kopp 2012 0.00 DNP
78 88 Joe Savery 2012 6.12
79 88 Matt McSwain 2012 0.00 DNP
80 88 Rowdy Hardy 2009 0.00 DNP
81 88 Craig Clark 2011 0.00 DNP
82 88 Drew Naylor 2012 0.00 DNP
83 88 Dusty Hughes 2008 0.00 DNP
84 88 Jeff Mandel 2011 0.00 DNP
85 88 Chris Cody 2010 0.00 DNP
86 88 Jose Sanchez 2010 0.00 DNP
87 88 Jacob Pettit 2013 0.00 DNP
88 88 Eric Niesen 2012 0.00 DNP
89 88 Matthew Long 2010 0.00 DNP
90 88 Matt Wright 2008 0.00 DNP
91 88 Ronnie Ray 2010 0.00 DNP
92 88 Tom Vessella 2012 0.00 DNP
93 88 Jeff Housman 2008 0.00 DNP
94 88 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2011 0.00 DNP
95 88 Andy Reichard 2011 0.00 DNP
96 88 Charles Shirek 2012 0.00 DNP
97 88 Jose Rosario 2012 0.00 DNP
98 88 Justin Fitzgerald 2012 0.00 DNP
99 88 Bobby Lanigan 2013 0.00 DNP
100 88 Dennis Sarfate 2007 1.08

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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 24Jeff Moore2013-10-25
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Stephen McCray threw 112 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph), Slider (85mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (91mph) and Cutter (88mph).