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Josh Spence PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 40 0 3 0 41 3.15 0.1
Birth Date1-22-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2011 SDN 23 40 0 29.7 0.0 29.7 0 2 0 2 0 0 123 14 9 9 2 22 19 14 2 31 2.73 3.90 4.16 -0.6 -0.1
2012 SDN 24 11 0 10.3 0.0 10.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 48 13 5 5 1 17 5 4 0 10 4.35 3.91 3.38 1.2 0.1
Career51040.00.040.003020017127141433924182413.153.913.940.60.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 FTW A 7 3 17.0 2.52 150 .232 .262 .339 .378 .257 .419 110 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2010 EUG A- 2 2 6.0 4.06 86 .228 .251 .338 .339 .261 .273 82 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2010 PDR Rk 1 0 1.0 -0.93 219 .152 .287 .324 .387 .298 .500 100 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2011 SDN MLB 40 0 29.7 4.16 83 .212 .251 .321 .383 .265 .174 86 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2011 SAN AA 35 0 47.3 4.20 122 .190 .262 .328 .400 .249 .212 107 7.9 0.8 7.6 0.8
2012 SDN MLB 11 0 10.3 3.38 118 .301 .252 .309 .394 .251 .375 96 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 TUC AAA 31 4 49.3 5.13 107 .252 .287 .351 .440 .273 .280 109 5.2 0.5 5.1 0.5
2012 PER Wnt 7 0 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SWB AAA 33 0 43.0 3.02 128 .272 .257 .329 .393 .257 .376 97 9.5 1.0 9.5 1.0
2014 NWO AAA 11 0 11.3 5.88 74 .292 .273 .337 .433 .266 .379 90 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0

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
2010 FTW A 2 2 0 7 3 17.0 14 6 31 2 44% .419 7.4 3.2 1.1 16.4 1.18 3.71 5.2 0.5
2010 PDR Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 3 0 50% .500 9.0 0.0 0.0 27.0 1.00 0.00 1.3 0.1
2010 EUG A- 0 0 0 2 2 6.0 4 1 8 1 67% .273 6.0 1.5 1.5 12.0 0.83 1.50 0.4 0.0
2011 SDN MLB 0 2 0 40 0 29.7 14 19 31 2 38% .174 4.2 5.8 0.6 9.4 1.11 2.73 -0.6 -0.1
2011 SAN AA 3 1 0 35 0 47.3 29 11 42 4 36% .212 5.5 2.1 0.8 8.0 0.85 1.71 7.6 0.8
2012 PER Wnt 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 10 5 5 0 0% .400 12.9 6.4 0.0 6.4 2.14 9.00 0.0 0.0
2012 SDN MLB 0 1 0 11 0 10.3 13 5 10 1 30% .375 11.3 4.4 0.9 8.7 1.74 4.35 1.2 0.1
2012 TUC AAA 4 2 0 31 4 49.3 48 20 36 4 43% .280 8.8 3.6 0.7 6.6 1.38 4.20 5.1 0.5
2013 SWB AAA 1 1 1 33 0 43.0 50 17 41 0 37% .376 10.5 3.6 0.0 8.6 1.56 3.98 9.5 1.0
2014 NWO AAA 0 0 0 11 0 11.3 13 7 12 2 61% .379 10.3 5.6 1.6 9.5 1.76 3.97 -0.2 -0.0

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
2011 456 0.4781 0.4232 0.6995 0.5505 0.3067 0.8167 0.5068 0.3005
2012 173 0.4855 0.4566 0.6962 0.5714 0.3483 0.8542 0.4516 0.2911
Career6290.48010.43240.69860.55620.31810.8270.49160.2979

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 139 d2013

Details
  • 2013
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 11/6/12 after being DFA by San Diego 11/2/12. DFA by NY Yankees 12/14/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 12/18/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Diego 6/21/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2010 (9-274) (Arizona State). $0.1M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Josh Spence is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
Baseball ProGUESTus: Does Declining to Sign Pay Off for Draftees?Dustin Palmateer2013-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Maicer Gets the CheeseR.J. Anderson2012-11-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Four Preview: Tigers at A'sJason Wojciechowski2012-10-10
Baseball ProGUESTus: Baseball Down Under: Looking for the Missing LinkDrew Samuelson2012-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: El Caballo Rides Out EastR.J. Anderson2012-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: La Casa SuciaGeoff Young2012-05-15
Resident Fantasy Genius: Tout Wars and LABR NL DraftsDerek Carty2012-03-26
Transaction Analysis: Rollins in the DeepR.J. Anderson2011-12-19
Transaction Analysis: In with the NewBen Lindbergh2011-12-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Relievers for 8/11/11Mike Petriello2011-08-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Josh Spence threw 648 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (84mph) and Slider (78mph), also mixing in a Change (78mph).