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Portrait of Brandon Duckworth

Brandon Duckworth PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
8 511 23 34 1 376 5.28 3.6
Birth Date1-23-1976
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2001 PHI 25 11 11 69.0 69.0 0.0 3 2 0 0 8 2 289 57 29 27 2 83 29 24 6 40 3.52 3.75 4.77 5.4 0.4
2002 PHI 26 30 29 163.0 161.0 2.0 8 9 0 0 14 2 725 167 103 98 26 296 69 64 7 167 5.41 4.30 4.82 20.2 1.9
2003 PHI 27 24 18 93.0 84.0 9.0 4 7 0 0 5 0 424 98 58 51 12 168 44 41 10 68 4.94 4.93 5.14 7.4 0.6
2004 HOU 28 19 6 39.3 20.7 18.7 1 2 0 0 0 0 180 55 30 30 11 100 13 10 0 23 6.86 6.41 6.11 1.4 0.0
2005 HOU 29 7 2 16.3 9.0 7.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 82 24 20 20 4 41 7 6 5 10 11.02 7.16 9.79 -4.2 -0.5
2006 KCA 30 10 8 45.7 42.7 3.0 1 5 0 0 2 0 216 62 36 31 3 87 24 20 2 27 6.11 4.57 4.83 8.0 0.7
2007 KCA 31 26 3 46.7 15.7 31.0 3 5 1 1 1 0 211 51 30 24 3 74 23 21 1 21 4.63 4.79 6.23 -1.0 -0.1
2008 KCA 32 7 7 38.0 38.0 0.0 3 3 0 0 4 0 167 38 20 19 2 56 19 19 3 20 4.50 4.53 4.64 4.1 0.4
Career13484511.0440.071.0233411344229455232630063905228205343765.284.685.2541.43.6

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 PHI MLB 11 11 69.0 4.77 91 .237 .264 .327 .419 .260 .259 92 3.3 0.3 5.4 0.4
2002 PHI MLB 30 29 163.0 4.82 88 .281 .260 .326 .409 .257 .309 96 15.0 1.5 20.2 1.9
2003 PHI MLB 24 18 93.0 5.14 87 .285 .257 .318 .401 .252 .297 98 6.2 0.6 7.4 0.6
2004 HOU MLB 19 6 39.3 6.11 68 .323 .269 .334 .431 .264 .331 99 -0.1 -0.0 1.4 0.0
2005 HOU MLB 7 2 16.3 9.79 -11 .347 .264 .333 .422 .265 .357 101 -5.5 -0.6 -4.2 -0.5
2006 KCA MLB 10 8 45.7 4.83 108 .287 .277 .341 .444 .265 .369 107 7.1 0.7 8.0 0.7
2007 KCA MLB 26 3 46.7 6.23 75 .265 .269 .330 .423 .260 .294 102 -2.1 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1
2008 KCA MLB 7 7 38.0 4.64 102 .265 .272 .334 .424 .264 .293 100 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2011 PAW AAA 22 21 118.0 4.93 89 .250 .262 .329 .404 .258 .294 91 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2012 PAW AAA 21 18 110.7 4.74 95 .252 .251 .323 .377 .249 .307 97 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6

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
2001 PHI MLB 3 2 0 11 11 69.0 57 29 40 2 61% .259 7.4 3.8 0.3 5.2 1.25 3.52 5.4 0.4
2002 PHI MLB 8 9 0 30 29 163.0 167 69 167 26 45% .309 9.2 3.8 1.4 9.2 1.45 5.41 20.2 1.9
2003 PHI MLB 4 7 0 24 18 93.0 98 44 68 12 43% .297 9.5 4.3 1.2 6.6 1.53 4.94 7.4 0.6
2004 HOU MLB 1 2 0 19 6 39.3 55 13 23 11 40% .331 12.6 3.0 2.5 5.3 1.73 6.86 1.4 0.0
2005 HOU MLB 0 1 0 7 2 16.3 24 7 10 4 43% .357 13.2 3.9 2.2 5.5 1.90 11.02 -4.2 -0.5
2006 KCA MLB 1 5 0 10 8 45.7 62 24 27 3 47% .369 12.2 4.7 0.6 5.3 1.88 6.11 8.0 0.7
2007 KCA MLB 3 5 1 26 3 46.7 51 23 21 3 46% .294 9.8 4.4 0.6 4.0 1.59 4.63 -1.0 -0.1
2008 KCA MLB 3 3 0 7 7 38.0 38 19 20 2 46% .293 9.0 4.5 0.5 4.7 1.50 4.50 4.1 0.4
2011 PAW AAA 8 6 0 22 21 118.0 113 42 88 11 43% .294 8.6 3.2 0.8 6.7 1.31 3.97 -0.7 -0.1
2012 PAW AAA 9 2 0 21 18 110.7 110 35 93 12 47% .307 8.9 2.8 1.0 7.6 1.31 3.17 5.9 0.6

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
2008 648 0.4398 0.4367 0.8587 0.6421 0.2755 0.9126 0.7600 0.1378
Career6480.43980.43670.85870.64210.27550.91260.760.1378

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-16 2011-09-08 Minors 23 20 Right Elbow Strain - -
2011-06-24 2011-07-02 Minors 8 8 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2010-08-16 2010-08-26 Minors 10 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2010-04-09 2010-04-22 Minors 13 0 Right Sprain Turf Toe -
2009-08-16 2009-09-08 Minors 23 0 Right Elbow Soreness -
2007-06-14 2007-09-01 60-DL 79 68 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2006-07-31 2006-10-01 60-DL 62 57 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2006-08-15
2003-03-29 2003-04-20 15-DL 22 18 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 KCA $550,000
2005 HOU $500,000
2004 HOU $390,000
2003 PHI $325,000
2002 PHI $235,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,000,000
5 yrTotal$2,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 25 d1 year (2011)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from KC 1/10 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 11/10/08
  • re-signed 11/10/08, 1 year/$0.6M (09) (minor-league contract, $360K min)
  • contract purchased 8/24/08 designated for assignment 1/23/08 re-signed 12/12/07, 1 year/$0.6M (08)+$0.155M performance bonus
  • contract purchased 4/07 re-signed 12/06, 1 year/$0.5M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment, non-tendered 12/06 acquired in trade from PIT 6/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from HOU 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/05 contract purchased 9/05 released 5/05 re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$0.5M (05)
  • recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 7/04 6/04 re-signed 2/04, 1 year/$0.39M (04)
  • acquired in trade from PHI 11/03 recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 8/03 5/03
  • 1 year/$0.325M (03) recalled 8/01

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
Weighted Mean?????0.0????.0000.000.00?0.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
11.921.88.526.73.950.9

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 76 Nelson Figueroa 2012 0.00 DNP
2 71 Brian Sweeney 2012 0.00 DNP
3 69 Chris Michalak 2009 0.00 DNP
4 69 Ramon Ortiz 2011 5.40
5 69 John Halama 2010 0.00 DNP
6 66 Phil Niekro 1977 4.52
7 66 Jimmy Key 1999 0.00 DNP
8 66 Tanyon Sturtze 2009 0.00 DNP
9 66 Jack Morris 1993 6.84
10 66 Mike Hampton 2011 0.00 DNP
11 66 Dennis Martinez 1992 2.98
12 66 Dizzy Trout 1953 0.00 DNP
13 66 Jeff Suppan 2013 0.00 DNP
14 65 Aaron Sele 2008 0.00 DNP
15 65 Tim Wakefield 2005 4.51
16 65 Woody Williams 2005 5.19
17 65 Pete Walker 2007 0.00 DNP
18 65 Charlie Hough 1986 4.49
19 65 Early Wynn 1958 4.28
20 65 Brian Boehringer 2007 0.00 DNP
21 65 Jim Palmer 1984 9.68
22 65 Al Leiter 2004 3.37
23 65 Virgil Trucks 1955 4.01
24 65 Luis Tiant 1979 4.32
25 65 Rick Reuschel 1987 3.61
26 64 Orlando Hernandez 2004 3.30
27 64 Tom Candiotti 1996 5.38
28 64 Ken Johnson 1971 0.00 DNP
29 64 John Tudor 1992 0.00 DNP
30 64 Steve Trachsel 2009 0.00 DNP
31 64 Mike Cuellar 1975 3.90 DNP
32 64 Warren Spahn 1959 3.27
33 64 Vic Raschi 1957 0.00 DNP
34 64 Joe Dobson 1955 0.00 DNP
35 64 David Cone 2001 4.91
36 64 Orel Hershiser 1997 4.84
37 64 Bryn Smith 1994 0.00 DNP
38 64 Jim Perry 1974 3.36
39 63 Kevin Millwood 2013 0.00 DNP
40 63 Gaylord Perry 1977 4.08
41 63 Mike Mussina 2007 5.33
42 63 Livan Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
43 63 Dave Burba 2005 0.00 DNP
44 63 Don Sutton 1983 4.45
45 63 Sal Maglie 1955 4.93
46 63 Brian Moehler 2010 5.24
47 63 Chan Ho Park 2011 0.00 DNP
48 63 Hideo Nomo 2007 0.00 DNP
49 62 Danny Darwin 1994 6.42
50 62 Miguel Batista 2009 4.67
51 62 Dave Stewart 1995 7.11
52 62 Doyle Alexander 1989 4.76
53 62 Jack Sanford 1967 5.63
54 62 Curt Simmons 1967 5.01
55 62 Chuck Finley 2001 6.02
56 62 Marty Pattin 1981 0.00 DNP
57 62 Bert Blyleven 1989 2.84
58 62 Sam Jones 1964 2.61
59 62 Allie Reynolds 1955 0.00 DNP
60 62 Ed Lopat 1956 0.00 DNP
61 62 Bob Tewksbury 1999 0.00 DNP
62 62 Ellis Kinder 1953 2.61
63 62 Bob Gibson 1974 4.12
64 62 Pedro Astacio 2007 0.00 DNP
65 62 Fred Norman 1981 0.00 DNP
66 61 Charlie Leibrandt 1995 0.00 DNP
67 61 Jerry Koosman 1981 4.38
68 61 Max Lanier 1954 0.00 DNP
69 61 Sonny Siebert 1975 4.31 DNP
70 61 Paul Byrd 2009 5.82
71 61 Joe Nuxhall 1967 0.00 DNP
72 61 Whitey Ford 1967 2.25
73 61 Steve Renko 1983 4.67
74 61 Rick Sutcliffe 1994 7.05
75 61 Bud Black 1995 7.99
76 61 Pedro Martinez 2010 0.00 DNP
77 61 Larry Jackson 1969 0.00 DNP
78 61 Billy Pierce 1965 0.00 DNP
79 61 Hank Aguirre 1969 2.80
80 61 Tom Seaver 1983 4.05
81 61 Joe Niekro 1983 3.89
82 60 Mike Bielecki 1998 0.00 DNP
83 60 Terry Mulholland 2001 4.80
84 60 Preacher Roe 1954 5.71
85 60 Jon Lieber 2008 4.63
86 60 Bob Feller 1957 0.00 DNP
87 60 Steve Sparks 2004 6.64
88 60 Jerry Reuss 1987 6.96
89 60 Tim Belcher 2000 6.86
90 60 Ted Power 1993 5.56
91 60 Mark Hendrickson 2012 0.00 DNP
92 60 Jim Lonborg 1980 0.00 DNP
93 60 Frank Tanana 1992 4.92
94 60 Geoff Zahn 1984 3.52
95 60 Hector Carrasco 2008 0.00 DNP
96 60 Mike Garcia 1962 0.00 DNP
97 60 Harry Brecheen 1953 4.03
98 60 Tom Glavine 2004 3.98
99 60 Camilo Pascual 1972 0.00 DNP
100 59 Jim Kaat 1977 5.61

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2009 Brandon Duckworth delivered four quality starts in his seven turns in the Royals rotation from late August through September. Kansas City signed him to a one-year deal following the season but wisely outrighted him to Omaha, eliminating the need to use a 40-man roster spot on their veteran rotation insurance.
2008 Duckworth is the pitching equivalent of a White Castle hamburger: cheap, consistent, and not very good. His lifetime 20-31 record and 5.37 ERA is hell of a nice career for a player who was never drafted. He was still on the roster as we went to press; apparently the Royals have an intractable case of the munchies.
2007 Like Bernero, Brandon Duckworth is a non-drafted free agent who zoomed to the majors, and he`s also marginally above replacement-level. If they both wind up pitching for the same team again, that team will probably lose 100 games, too.
2005 His impressive 2002 campaign looks more and more like a fluke. In it, he struck out 167 men in 163 innings for the Phillies. Since then, he's been around seven strikeouts per nine, and he hasn't been able to get his longball problems under control. You can't just blame Williams for this one; no manager is going to stick with a pitcher giving up a homer every four innings. Duckworth still has enough raw stuff that he could accidentally put up an ERA in the 2.00s, but at 29, it's most likely that it'll happen at the back of someone's bullpen.
2003 Duckworth followed up his excellent 2001 season with a lackluster 2002, yielding a ton of homers and hand-wringing. The official team line is that his mechanics were still solid, it was merely a matter of shaky confidence. While that may be part of it, itís also likely Duckworth needs to learn how to adjust to big league hitters. Last year we predicted Duckworth would blossom into an excellent pitcher. That strikeout rate means weíre not changing our minds now. As good a bet to take a big step forward this season as anyone in this book.
2002 Hold your horses. Duckworth did have an outstanding half-season debut, with a superb ERA and eight quality starts in 11 trips to the hill. His peripherals didnít support the ERA; Duckworth allowed just two home runs in 69 innings, an unbelievably low rate and one unlikely to be maintained. Heíll have to keep more men off the bases as the home runs inevitably come. While Duckworth still projects to be an All-Star pitcher, he has some developing to do in 2002.
2001 Brandon Duckworth seemingly came out of nowhere to be the ace of Readingís staff, but having already thrown a lot of innings in winter ball, he wore down in August. If he manages to avoid getting hurt, he could wind up as a September call-up.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brandon Duckworth threw 918 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (90mph), Curve (78mph), Change (81mph), Cutter (87mph) and Slider (85mph).