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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
53.0 5.56 1.68 35 2 2 1 -0.6
Birth Date7-10-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age25 years, 3 months, 15 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.62014
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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
2012 KNC A 10 6 35.3 5.14 94 .277 .249 .326 .376 .261 .302 102 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2012 ROY Rk 1 1 0.3 4.03 130 .390 .260 .302 .327 .241 .000 108 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2013 LEX A 5 0 15.0 3.82 107 .165 .254 .327 .388 .257 .206 92 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2013 WIL A+ 12 0 27.0 3.64 122 .191 .253 .329 .381 .251 .240 99 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2013 NWA AA 24 0 33.0 3.49 123 .276 .253 .320 .387 .258 .427 104 6.1 0.7 6.1 0.7
2014 NWA AA 35 0 48.7 4.94 89 .253 .251 .319 .369 .254 .267 105 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2014 OMA AAA 11 0 19.0 8.45 41 .291 .277 .343 .414 .265 .328 102 -4.3 -0.4 -4.3 -0.4

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
2012 ROY Rk 0 1 0 1 1 0.3 0 0 0 0 50% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.5 0.0
2012 KNC A 2 3 0 10 6 35.3 34 16 31 2 53% .302 8.7 4.1 0.5 7.9 1.42 2.55 3.7 0.4
2013 LEX A 1 1 1 5 0 15.0 7 6 15 0 56% .206 4.2 3.6 0.0 9.0 0.87 1.20 1.1 0.1
2013 WIL A+ 2 0 1 12 0 27.0 18 8 22 0 67% .240 6.0 2.7 0.0 7.3 0.96 1.33 4.3 0.4
2013 NWA AA 2 0 1 24 0 33.0 38 18 40 0 65% .427 10.4 4.9 0.0 10.9 1.70 5.18 6.1 0.7
2014 NWA AA 1 2 3 35 0 48.7 42 16 36 3 60% .267 7.8 3.0 0.6 6.7 1.19 3.88 0.8 0.1
2014 OMA AAA 1 2 0 11 0 19.0 23 10 13 4 63% .328 10.9 4.7 1.9 6.2 1.74 6.16 -4.3 -0.4

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

Compensation

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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 3.3 2.6 0.9 28 7 73.9 66 31 49 6 .266 1.31 4.09 4.44 5.1 0.5
80o 2.9 2.4 0.8 26 7 66.5 65 30 44 6 .283 1.43 4.57 4.97 0.7 0.1
70o 2.6 2.3 0.7 24 6 61.3 64 29 40 6 .295 1.52 4.93 5.36 -1.8 -0.2
60o 2.3 2.2 0.6 22 6 57.0 62 29 37 6 .306 1.60 5.25 5.71 -3.8 -0.4
50o 2.1 2.2 0.5 20 5 53.1 61 28 35 6 .316 1.68 5.55 6.04 -5.3 -0.5
40o 1.9 2.1 0.5 19 5 49.3 59 27 32 6 .326 1.76 5.86 6.37 -6.5 -0.7
30o 1.7 2 0.4 17 5 45.4 57 26 30 5 .337 1.84 6.20 6.74 -7.6 -0.8
20o 1.4 1.9 0.4 16 4 40.9 55 25 27 5 .349 1.95 6.61 7.19 -8.6 -0.9
10o 1.1 1.7 0.3 13 4 35.0 51 23 23 5 .367 2.11 7.20 7.83 -9.4 -1.0
Weighted Mean2.12.10.520552.35927346.3131.655.505.98-4.9-0.5

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
2015254313981071125181950.3111.534.725.139.54.36.80.8-0.1
2016264313781021074681950.3131.504.605.009.44.17.10.80.0
20172733136810010844741050.3131.534.845.269.84.06.70.9-0.3
201828331358961004174950.3101.474.544.949.43.97.00.80.1
201929331368981034276950.3111.474.564.969.43.87.00.80.1
202030331368981014075950.3061.444.374.759.33.76.90.80.3
20213133134894973774950.3061.424.344.719.33.57.10.90.3
20223233132788923466950.3061.434.404.799.43.56.80.90.2
20233333130783863263850.3051.424.374.759.33.56.80.90.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.4out of baseball2.20.70.81.14.1

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59 87 Chris Rusin 2011 0.00 DNP
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Scott Alexander has thrown 59 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph) and Change (79mph).