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Birth Date5-27-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 28 days
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0.22013
2.22014
0.62015
0.22016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 SDN MLB 24 0 27.7 0 0 0 22 18 33 3 .261 93 7.2 5.9 1.0 10.7 40% .297 .270 1.45 4.33 2.60 101 4.50 0.1
2013 SDN MLB 18 0 22.0 0 1 1 19 13 24 3 .262 99 7.8 5.3 1.2 9.8 49% .296 .291 1.45 4.38 2.86 97 3.90 0.2
2014 TBA MLB 63 0 64.7 5 2 2 34 20 104 9 .259 96 4.7 2.8 1.3 14.5 45% .227 .211 0.84 2.87 2.37 57 1.73 2.2
2015 TBA MLB 69 0 63.0 4 10 41 54 32 74 9 .262 99 7.7 4.6 1.3 10.6 37% .292 .260 1.37 4.23 3.71 97 3.97 0.6
2016 TBA MLB 10 0 9.7 1 0 0 10 6 8 1 .267 96 9.3 5.6 0.9 7.4 46% .333 .256 1.66 4.96 1.86 103 4.37 0.1
CareerMLB1840187.01013441398924325.261976.74.31.211.742%.279.2491.223.832.89853.313.1

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2011 CAR AA 30 0 34.3 1 2 4 16 13 57 2 .259 113 4.2 3.4 0.5 14.9 53% .241 .167 0.84 1.88 1.31
2011 LOU AAA 25 0 27.7 1 2 7 16 15 36 2 .246 94 5.2 4.9 0.7 11.7 48% .233 .208 1.12 3.20 2.93
2012 SDN MLB 24 0 27.7 0 0 0 22 18 33 3 .261 93 7.2 5.9 1.0 10.7 40% .297 .270 1.45 4.33 2.60
2012 TUC AAA 37 0 43.3 2 2 5 37 19 62 0 .267 104 7.7 3.9 0.0 12.9 50% .370 .217 1.29 2.26 2.70
2013 SDN MLB 18 0 22.0 0 1 1 19 13 24 3 .262 99 7.8 5.3 1.2 9.8 49% .296 .291 1.45 4.38 2.86
2013 TUC AAA 42 0 57.3 2 4 5 50 19 89 3 .266 106 7.8 3.0 0.5 14.0 35% .376 .227 1.20 2.14 3.61
2014 TBA MLB 63 0 64.7 5 2 2 34 20 104 9 .259 96 4.7 2.8 1.3 14.5 45% .227 .211 0.84 2.87 2.37
2014 DUR AAA 6 0 9.3 1 0 2 4 4 18 1 .259 110 3.9 3.9 1.0 17.4 43% .231 .187 0.86 2.50 1.93
2015 TBA MLB 69 0 63.0 4 10 41 54 32 74 9 .262 99 7.7 4.6 1.3 10.6 37% .292 .260 1.37 4.23 3.71
2016 TBA MLB 10 0 9.7 1 0 0 10 6 8 1 .267 96 9.3 5.6 0.9 7.4 46% .333 .256 1.66 4.96 1.86
2016 PCH A+ 7 5 6.3 0 0 0 7 4 7 1 .256 90 9.9 5.7 1.4 9.9 33% .353 .310 1.74 4.98 2.84
2016 MNT AA 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 .286 10.8 0.0 0.0 10.8 20% .400 .286 1.20 0.90 0.00
2016 DUR AAA 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 .251 10.8 0.0 5.4 21.6 33% .500 .340 1.20 6.14 10.80

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 563 0.4440 0.4103 0.6970 0.6080 0.2524 0.7434 0.6076 0.3030
2013 393 0.4835 0.4249 0.6647 0.5789 0.2808 0.7273 0.5439 0.3353
2014 1050 0.5390 0.4543 0.6583 0.5724 0.3161 0.6852 0.6013 0.3417
2015 1110 0.4793 0.4685 0.7192 0.6147 0.3339 0.7768 0.6218 0.2808
2016 157 0.5350 0.4586 0.7500 0.5714 0.3288 0.7500 0.7500 0.2500
Career32730.49560.44820.69080.59360.30760.73440.60960.3092

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 TBA $519,200
2015 TBA $521,400
2014 TBA $
2013 SDN $
2012 SDN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$521,400
2011Current$519,200
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,040,600
2 yrTotal$1,040,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 109 d1 year/$0.5192M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5192M (2016). Renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5214M (2015). Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/8/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14. Signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4923M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by San Diego 6/10/12.
  • Acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (1s-43) (USC). Signed 8/17/09, $0.857M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .192 .277 .310 .229
11 vs R (Multi) .228 .331 .405 .267
18 Split (Multi) -.036 -.053 -.095 -.038
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .225 .308 .349 .255
31 vs R (2015) .238 .350 .410 .265
38 Split (2015) -.013 -.041 -.061 -.011
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-03-23 12:00:00 (link to chat)Jason, thanks for the chat! What prospects do you like to take large leaps up the rankings during this season?
(Jon KK from Elkhart, Ind.)
Jonathan Singleton, Brad Boxberger, Mikie Mahtook, Kolten Wong (Jason Collette)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)What rookies do you see making an impact for the Padres this season? Spangenberg? Grandal? Gyorko?
(Michael from Green Bay)
Spangenberg is pretty far away. I wouldn't expect to see him up before mid-2014 at the earliest. The other two could see action in San Diego this year, but probably as September callups. Impact this year? Yonder Alonso will start at first base. Maybe Brad Boxberger in the 'pen. Alonso is the best bet. (Geoff Young)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)Is Brad Boxberger the Closer by the end of the year? Any chance he starts the year in the Bullpen? Thanks
(jake1m from Jenny Lind, Ca.)
Boxberger will compete for a spot in the bullpen. Whether he makes the big club out of spring training or not, he'll see material time with the Padres in 2012. I'm not sure he'll be the closer. If Huston Street is traded at some point, I'm guessing that Andrew Cashner or maybe Ernesto Frieri would be next in line, although Cashner's health and Frieri's control raise questions. (Geoff Young)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Brad Boxberger has thrown 3,800 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (80mph), also mixing in a Slider (88mph).