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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0.00
Birth Date7-10-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age27 years, 4 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
0.12015
0.22016
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 DRA- WARP
2015 KCA MLB 4 0 6.0 0 0 0 5 3 3 0 .262 98 7.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 72% .278 .213 1.33 4.10 4.50 104 3.52 91.6 0.1
2016 KCA MLB 17 0 19.0 0 0 0 24 7 16 1 .254 107 11.4 3.3 0.5 7.6 69% .383 .260 1.63 3.21 3.32 94 3.91 96.8 0.2
CareerMLB21025.00002910191.25610510.43.60.46.870%.359.2491.563.433.60963.8295.60.3

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 cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 KNC A 10 6 35.3 2 3 0 34 16 31 2 .261 102 8.7 4.1 0.5 7.9 53% .302 .277 1.42 3.86 2.55 105 5.53 108.0
2012 ROY Rk 1 1 0.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 108 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50% .000 .390 0.00 4.37 0.00 100 4.45 104.3
2013 LEX A 5 0 15.0 1 1 1 7 6 15 0 .257 92 4.2 3.6 0.0 9.0 56% .206 .165 0.87 2.88 1.20 102 4.08 103.1
2013 WIL A+ 12 0 27.0 2 0 1 18 8 22 0 .251 99 6.0 2.7 0.0 7.3 67% .240 .191 0.96 2.72 1.33 90 3.49 96.9
2013 NWA AA 24 0 33.0 2 0 1 38 18 40 0 .258 104 10.4 4.9 0.0 10.9 65% .427 .276 1.70 2.54 5.18 84 3.13 91.0
2014 NWA AA 35 0 48.7 1 2 3 42 16 36 3 .260 98 7.8 3.0 0.6 6.7 60% .267 .260 1.19 3.61 3.88 95 4.83 107.3
2014 OMA AAA 11 0 19.0 1 2 0 23 10 13 4 .267 101 10.9 4.7 1.9 6.2 63% .328 .294 1.74 6.65 6.16 103 5.75 110.4
2015 KCA MLB 4 0 6.0 0 0 0 5 3 3 0 .262 98 7.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 72% .278 .213 1.33 4.10 4.50 104 3.52 91.6
2015 OMA AAA 41 0 63.3 2 3 14 48 17 50 5 .274 97 6.8 2.4 0.7 7.1 64% .243 .218 1.03 3.90 2.56 82 3.03 92.9
2016 KCA MLB 17 0 19.0 0 0 0 24 7 16 1 .254 107 11.4 3.3 0.5 7.6 69% .383 .260 1.63 3.21 3.32 94 3.91 96.8
2016 OMA AAA 22 0 30.0 2 0 1 32 10 24 2 .271 9.6 3.0 0.6 7.2 67% .323 .257 1.40 4.09 3.00 92 3.80 100.4
2016 ROY Rk 5 2 7.3 0 0 0 8 2 12 0 .264 98 9.8 2.5 0.0 14.7 50% .444 .267 1.36 2.50 4.91 89 2.68 94.5

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
2015 85 0.5529 0.4588 0.8205 0.5745 0.3158 0.8889 0.6667 0.1795
2016 324 0.4444 0.4846 0.7261 0.5972 0.3944 0.8605 0.5634 0.2739
Career4090.46690.47920.74570.59250.37810.86640.58490.2543

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
2011-06-20 2011-09-09 Minors 81 76 Left Shoulder Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 KCA $
2015 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 97 d1 year/$0.5088M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2016). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/15.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2010 (6-179) (Sonoma State). $0.125M signing bonus.

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
2015out of baseball1.6out of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseball1.6

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .333 .429 .333 .249
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .333 .200 .198
18 Split (Multi) .133 .095 .133 .050
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .333 .429 .333 .249
31 vs R (2015) .200 .333 .200 .198
38 Split (2015) .133 .095 .133 .050
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 Triple-A closer Scott Alexander uses his low-90s sinker to generate double-play bouncers and doesn't hurt himself with walks and home runs. He'll get a look-see for a middle relief role this spring, but he has a lot of bodies to climb over.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: Overcoming NegativityJonathan Judge2016-05-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Scott Alexander has thrown 543 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Slider (83mph). He also rarely throws a Change (84mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph).