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Portrait of Paolo Espino

Paolo Espino PNationals

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
128.0 4.37 1.31 106 8 5 0 0.3
Birth Date1-10-1987
Height5' 10"
Weight190 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
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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
2011 AKR AA 22 5 81.0 3.25 121 .229 .260 .330 .401 .275 .270 88 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2011 COH AAA 12 5 39.3 3.55 132 .226 .254 .317 .379 .247 .291 109 8.4 0.8 8.4 0.8
2012 AKR AA 22 20 116.3 3.74 115 .261 .260 .330 .395 .261 .330 99 17.8 1.9 17.8 1.9
2012 COH AAA 2 2 6.7 8.87 29 .363 .270 .343 .397 .264 .348 111 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2012 PAN int 1 1 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ORI Wnt 7 7 30.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 AKR AA 15 13 79.0 4.91 88 .294 .261 .335 .394 .273 .333 99 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.9
2013 COH AAA 17 8 62.0 3.87 116 .250 .255 .322 .378 .250 .347 102 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2014 HAR AA 24 16 113.0 4.72 97 .242 .259 .320 .386 .258 .278 103 8.9 1.0 7.8 0.9
2014 SYR AAA 1 1 6.7 2.90 136 .111 .278 .356 .414 .277 .111 96 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1

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
2011 COH AAA 2 1 0 12 5 39.3 35 7 41 3 43% .291 8.0 1.6 0.7 9.4 1.07 3.43 8.4 0.8
2011 AKR AA 6 0 1 22 5 81.0 66 18 78 8 37% .270 7.3 2.0 0.9 8.7 1.04 2.44 9.7 1.0
2012 AKR AA 7 3 0 22 20 116.3 116 34 106 7 37% .330 9.0 2.6 0.5 8.2 1.29 3.09 17.8 1.9
2012 PAN int 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 6 0 3 0 0% .600 20.2 0.0 0.0 10.1 2.25 3.38 0.0 0.0
2012 COH AAA 0 1 0 2 2 6.7 10 4 5 2 60% .348 13.5 5.4 2.7 6.8 2.10 6.75 -2.0 -0.2
2012 ORI Wnt 1 1 0 7 7 30.7 35 6 27 9 0% .295 10.3 1.8 2.6 7.9 1.34 4.99 0.0 0.0
2013 AKR AA 2 5 0 15 13 79.0 90 27 73 10 38% .333 10.3 3.1 1.1 8.3 1.48 5.35 8.1 0.9
2013 COH AAA 4 6 0 17 8 62.0 66 17 68 6 41% .347 9.6 2.5 0.9 9.9 1.34 3.92 6.6 0.7
2014 SYR AAA 0 0 0 1 1 6.7 2 1 4 0 78% .111 2.7 1.4 0.0 5.4 0.45 1.35 1.5 0.1
2014 HAR AA 6 5 0 24 16 113.0 98 23 112 12 42% .278 7.8 1.8 1.0 8.9 1.07 3.98 7.8 0.9

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

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 7.5 6.8 0.6 33 21 147.5 123 38 125 16 .276 1.09 3.31 3.6 23.0 2.3
80o 6.9 6.9 0.5 31 20 141.0 124 39 119 17 .288 1.16 3.66 3.98 15.5 1.6
70o 6.5 6.9 0.5 30 19 136.3 125 39 115 17 .297 1.20 3.92 4.26 10.5 1.1
60o 6.2 7 0.5 29 19 132.4 126 39 112 17 .304 1.24 4.15 4.51 6.4 0.7
50o 5.9 7 0.4 29 18 128.8 126 39 109 17 .311 1.28 4.36 4.74 2.9 0.3
40o 5.6 7 0.4 28 18 125.3 126 39 106 17 .317 1.32 4.57 4.97 -0.3 -0.0
30o 5.3 7 0.4 27 17 121.5 127 40 103 17 .325 1.37 4.80 5.22 -3.5 -0.4
20o 4.9 7 0.4 26 17 117.2 127 40 99 17 .333 1.42 5.07 5.52 -7.1 -0.7
10o 4.4 7 0.3 25 16 111.3 127 40 94 17 .345 1.49 5.46 5.93 -11.3 -1.2
Weighted Mean5.96.90.42918128.71253910917.3091.284.344.713.40.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
12% 14% 6% 13% 22%

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
20152855021141039829921440.3071.234.144.508.52.58.01.20.5
2016294401811868325741240.3091.264.204.578.72.67.71.30.4
2017304401711838024721140.3091.254.164.528.72.67.81.20.4
2018314401711848023721140.3071.234.064.418.62.57.71.20.5
201932330151074702063940.3081.224.034.388.62.47.71.10.5
20203333014969651958940.3071.224.034.388.52.57.61.20.5
20213433013966631855840.3071.234.034.388.62.57.51.10.4
20223533013861591752840.3081.244.014.368.72.57.61.20.4
20233633012858561649740.3091.244.004.348.72.57.61.10.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.4out of baseball0.90.20.30.81.8

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100 78 Dan Meyer 2009 3.70

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Paolo Espino enjoyed the best season of his career in 2011, but his ceiling is limited with below-average velocity for a righty reliever. He has a plus curve and good command, however, so he could become a low-to-mid-leverage reliever.

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