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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.3 4.55 1.38 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date1-29-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 26 days
BatsR
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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
2014 ARI 26 10 9 52.3 49.3 3.0 1 6 0 0 4 0 238 66 36 32 7 111 17 16 0 48 5.50 3.98 4.62 -0.8 0.0
Career10952.349.33.0160040238663632711117160485.503.984.62-0.80.0

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
2011 SBN A 32 13 101.7 4.63 94 .229 .250 .317 .369 .260 .284 95 7.1 0.7 7.1 0.7
2011 RNO AAA 1 0 1.0 5.25 131 .209 .254 .296 .424 .230 .250 134 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 VIS A+ 7 7 38.0 3.03 137 .227 .259 .332 .418 .275 .312 96 13.6 1.4 13.6 1.4
2012 MOB AA 15 15 77.7 4.86 93 .265 .252 .328 .374 .258 .341 103 4.1 0.4 4.8 0.5
2013 MOB AA 9 6 43.0 3.69 110 .224 .239 .312 .374 .260 .271 97 4.8 0.5 4.9 0.5
2013 RNO AAA 17 17 101.0 5.15 99 .275 .276 .342 .420 .268 .348 107 10.8 1.1 11.1 1.0
2014 ARI MLB 10 9 52.3 4.62 84 .328 .247 .301 .382 .255 .355 99 0.8 0.1 -0.8 0.0
2014 RNO AAA 17 16 91.7 4.83 110 .244 .274 .339 .442 .271 .331 108 16.3 1.6 15.0 1.6

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 RNO AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 25% .250 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2011 SBN A 6 6 0 32 13 101.7 84 25 91 6 59% .284 7.4 2.2 0.5 8.1 1.07 2.66 7.1 0.7
2012 MOB AA 4 3 0 15 15 77.7 82 38 64 5 45% .341 9.5 4.4 0.6 7.4 1.55 3.82 4.8 0.5
2012 VIS A+ 3 2 0 7 7 38.0 31 13 49 1 49% .312 7.3 3.1 0.2 11.6 1.16 2.37 13.6 1.4
2013 RNO AAA 7 7 0 17 17 101.0 116 39 97 12 53% .348 10.3 3.5 1.1 8.6 1.53 4.72 11.1 1.0
2013 MOB AA 4 0 0 9 6 43.0 35 15 31 0 57% .271 7.3 3.1 0.0 6.5 1.16 2.51 4.9 0.5
2014 ARI MLB 1 6 0 10 9 52.3 66 17 48 7 54% .355 11.4 2.9 1.2 8.3 1.59 5.50 -0.8 0.0
2014 RNO AAA 8 3 0 17 16 91.7 92 32 88 6 56% .331 9.0 3.1 0.6 8.6 1.35 3.93 15.0 1.6

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
2014 841 0.5291 0.4411 0.8113 0.5573 0.3106 0.9153 0.6016 0.1887
Career8410.52910.44110.81130.55730.31060.91530.60160.1887

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-27 2014-09-14 Minors 18 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-04-05 2013-04-20 Minors 15 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2012-06-05 2012-07-05 Minors 30 26 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2010-07-22 2010-09-08 Minors 48 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ARI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 4/14/14.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2010 (15-451) (Arkansas).

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 8.5 6.8 0.5 33 22 141.3 117 45 109 13 .277 1.15 3.35 3.64 20.8 2.1
80o 7.8 6.9 0.5 31 21 134.0 119 46 103 13 .290 1.23 3.72 4.05 13.0 1.3
70o 7.3 6.9 0.4 30 20 128.9 120 46 100 13 .300 1.28 4.00 4.34 8.1 0.8
60o 6.9 6.9 0.4 29 20 124.6 120 46 96 14 .308 1.34 4.23 4.6 4.1 0.4
50o 6.5 6.9 0.4 28 19 120.7 121 46 93 14 .316 1.38 4.46 4.85 0.6 0.1
40o 6.2 6.9 0.4 27 18 116.8 121 46 90 14 .324 1.43 4.69 5.1 -2.6 -0.3
30o 5.8 6.9 0.3 26 18 112.7 121 46 87 14 .332 1.49 4.94 5.36 -5.6 -0.6
20o 5.4 6.9 0.3 25 17 107.9 121 46 84 14 .342 1.55 5.23 5.68 -8.9 -0.9
10o 4.8 6.9 0.3 24 16 101.6 121 46 79 14 .356 1.65 5.64 6.14 -13.0 -1.3
Weighted Mean6.56.90.42819120.5119469313.3141.374.434.821.00.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
21% 38% 7% 38% 47%

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
2015277702222130124431051550.3081.284.054.408.63.07.31.00.7
201628770212112111440961350.3041.273.844.178.53.07.11.01.0
201729660181810310034841050.3161.304.054.408.73.07.30.90.6
2018306601717999732811150.3171.304.174.538.82.97.31.00.4
2019315501515918830711050.3111.304.094.458.73.07.01.00.5
202032550141484822865950.3111.304.124.488.83.06.91.00.4
202133550141481782663950.3101.293.984.328.72.97.01.00.5
202234440131377742561850.3121.293.994.338.62.97.10.90.5
202335440121272702357850.3111.293.984.338.82.97.11.00.5

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.60.343.4out of baseball1.18.3

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 96 Sam LeCure 2010 4.50
2 95 Alex Wilson 2013 5.20
3 94 Austin Adams 2013 0.00 DNP
4 94 Yohan Pino 2010 0.00 DNP
5 94 Brad Meyers 2012 0.00 DNP
6 94 Phil Irwin 2013 9.64
7 94 Scott Gorgen 2013 0.00 DNP
8 93 David Purcey 2008 5.68
9 93 Michael Madsen 2009 0.00 DNP
10 93 Collin McHugh 2013 10.04
11 92 Armando Galarraga 2008 4.18
12 92 Jeremy Hefner 2012 5.19
13 92 Hector Ambriz 2010 5.77
14 92 Jason Windsor 2009 0.00 DNP
15 92 Graham Godfrey 2011 5.04
16 92 Carlos Fisher 2009 4.30
17 92 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
18 92 Bruce Billings 2012 0.00 DNP
19 92 Duane Below 2012 4.86
20 91 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
21 91 James Simmons 2013 0.00 DNP
22 91 Jose Rosario 2012 0.00 DNP
23 91 Randy Wells 2009 3.65
24 91 Marco Estrada 2010 10.32
25 91 Erik Davis 2013 3.12
26 91 Jack Egbert 2009 27.00
27 91 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
28 90 Bryan Morris 2013 3.46
29 90 Ryan Mattheus 2010 0.00 DNP
30 90 Francisco Cruceta 2008 6.17
31 90 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
32 90 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
33 90 Chris Narveson 2008 0.00 DNP
34 90 Richie Gardner 2008 0.00 DNP
35 90 Matt Wright 2008 0.00 DNP
36 90 James Houser 2011 0.00 DNP
37 90 Dan Meyer 2008 9.11
38 90 Carlos Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
39 89 Tom Koehler 2012 5.40
40 89 Eric Berger 2012 0.00 DNP
41 89 Wes Musick 2013 0.00 DNP
42 89 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
43 89 Alan Horne 2009 0.00 DNP
44 89 Brad Mills 2011 9.82
45 89 Red Patterson 2013 0.00 DNP
46 89 P.J. Walters 2011 7.20
47 89 Chris Cody 2010 0.00 DNP
48 89 Anthony Capra 2013 0.00 DNP
49 89 Yohan Flande 2012 0.00 DNP
50 89 Travis Banwart 2012 0.00 DNP
51 88 Polin Trinidad 2011 0.00 DNP
52 88 Steven Hensley 2013 0.00 DNP
53 88 Kevin Hart 2009 6.11
54 88 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
55 88 Sean Smith 2010 0.00 DNP
56 88 Terry Doyle 2012 0.00 DNP
57 88 Andrew Carraway 2013 0.00 DNP
58 88 Kevin Pucetas 2011 0.00 DNP
59 88 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
60 88 Chaz Roe 2013 4.03
61 88 Paul Kometani 2009 0.00 DNP
62 88 Chris Rusin 2013 4.07
63 88 Drew Naylor 2012 0.00 DNP
64 88 Brandon Dickson 2011 3.24
65 88 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
66 88 Randy Boone 2011 0.00 DNP
67 88 Joe Savery 2012 6.12
68 88 Philip Humber 2009 8.00
69 88 Henry Sosa 2012 0.00 DNP
70 87 Pat Misch 2008 5.85
71 87 Ryan Mullins 2010 0.00 DNP
72 87 Ryan Ketchner 2008 0.00 DNP
73 87 Justin Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
74 87 Cory Luebke 2011 3.48
75 87 Chris Seddon 2010 5.64
76 87 Bradley Holt 2013 0.00 DNP
77 87 Nick Schmidt 2012 0.00 DNP
78 87 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
79 87 Robert Ray 2010 2.45
80 87 Stephen Marek 2010 0.00 DNP
81 87 Amaury Rivas 2012 0.00 DNP
82 87 Jared Hughes 2012 3.57
83 87 Jeff Manship 2011 8.10
84 87 Tobi Stoner 2011 0.00 DNP
85 87 Michael Cisco 2013 0.00 DNP
86 87 Thomas Diamond 2009 0.00 DNP
87 87 Jesse English 2011 0.00 DNP
88 87 Kris Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
89 87 Tony Watson 2011 3.95
90 87 Shane Komine 2007 4.70
91 87 Justin Thomas 2010 6.23
92 87 Ben Snyder 2012 0.00 DNP
93 87 Amalio Diaz 2013 0.00 DNP
94 87 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
95 86 Matt Maloney 2010 3.05
96 86 Evan Reed 2012 0.00 DNP
97 86 Eric Niesen 2012 0.00 DNP
98 86 Rob Musgrave 2012 0.00 DNP
99 86 Jeremy Bleich 2013 0.00 DNP
100 86 Deunte Heath 2012 4.50

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Michael Bolsinger is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cahilling TimeR.J. Anderson2014-07-18
Overthinking It: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 5/2Ben Lindbergh2014-05-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week SixWilson Karaman2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Please Send StartersDaniel Rathman2014-04-16


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Bolsinger has thrown 894 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 Cutter (89mph) and Curve (81mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (84mph).