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Portrait of Frank Batista

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
37.0 4.76 1.28 21 2 1 1 -0.1
Birth Date4-26-1989
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
-0.12017
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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

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-
2010 PEO A 22 11 72.7 2 5 2 74 24 67 13 .263 102 9.2 3.0 1.6 8.3 42% .303 .284 1.35 5.11 4.46 98 3.74 97.2
2011 DAY A+ 51 0 61.0 5 3 26 51 20 46 3 .253 99 7.5 3.0 0.4 6.8 51% .267 .224 1.16 3.59 2.36 103 5.37 108.4
2011 AGU Wnt 4 0 3.3 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 .000 21.6 0.0 0.0 2.7 0% .500 .000 2.40 2.46 13.50 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TEN AA 43 0 52.7 2 0 24 38 21 39 6 .264 103 6.5 3.6 1.0 6.7 60% .212 .234 1.12 4.33 2.22 101 3.79 95.8
2012 IOW AAA 6 0 7.7 0 0 0 9 4 5 1 .270 88 10.6 4.7 1.2 5.9 65% .320 .294 1.70 5.61 5.87 106 5.75 110.9
2012 AGU Wnt 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 6.13 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 TEN AA 48 0 62.3 3 3 19 55 28 52 2 .256 104 7.9 4.0 0.3 7.5 69% .294 .243 1.33 3.09 2.60 82 1.94 75.3
2014 TEN AA 32 0 38.7 4 2 10 33 9 32 4 .263 101 7.7 2.1 0.9 7.4 50% .266 .238 1.09 3.80 1.63 89 3.37 94.4
2014 IOW AAA 8 0 7.0 0 0 1 5 4 2 1 .262 88 6.4 5.1 1.3 2.6 30% .182 .237 1.29 6.69 3.86 116 6.71 113.7
2015 TEN AA 14 14 83.3 7 2 0 66 23 56 4 .268 96 7.1 2.5 0.4 6.0 49% .249 .239 1.07 3.44 1.73 97 3.18 92.6
2015 IOW AAA 13 5 34.7 1 5 0 49 15 17 5 .271 88 12.7 3.9 1.3 4.4 53% .344 .347 1.85 5.79 5.71 119 8.95 130.2

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

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2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.9 1.7 1 27 4 52.6 41 17 28 5 .219 1.09 3.86 4.16 4.6 0.5
80o 2.5 1.5 0.8 24 4 46.1 39 16 25 5 .233 1.18 4.25 4.59 2.0 0.2
70o 2.2 1.4 0.7 21 4 41.6 37 15 22 5 .243 1.25 4.53 4.9 0.5 0.0
60o 2 1.3 0.6 19 3 37.8 35 14 20 5 .252 1.32 4.78 5.17 -0.6 -0.1
50o 1.8 1.2 0.6 18 3 34.4 34 14 18 4 .260 1.38 5.01 5.43 -1.5 -0.2
40o 1.5 1.1 0.5 16 3 31.1 32 13 17 4 .269 1.44 5.25 5.69 -2.2 -0.2
30o 1.3 1 0.4 14 2 27.6 29 12 15 4 .278 1.51 5.51 5.98 -2.8 -0.3
20o 1.1 0.9 0.4 12 2 23.6 27 11 13 4 .288 1.59 5.82 6.32 -3.2 -0.3
10o 0.8 0.7 0.3 9 2 18.4 22 9 10 3 .303 1.71 6.26 6.81 -3.4 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.71.20.617333.63213184.2581.364.985.39-1.3-0.1

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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 DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20182932132563543255848.2831.374.725.467.74.67.91.1-0.1
20193032131561563352848.2921.454.935.718.24.87.61.2-0.3
20203122122344362339548.2721.334.495.207.34.77.91.00.1
20213254258911511047861348.2991.364.485.198.63.76.71.00.2
20223333136672693152848.2951.394.545.258.63.96.51.00.1
202334432477937937771348.2731.244.545.267.63.67.41.30.1
20243522127454522337748.2841.384.865.628.63.86.11.2-0.2

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16 86 Matt Palmer 2007 0.00 DNP
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19 86 Miguel Asencio 2009 0.00 DNP
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29 85 Daniel Moskos 2014 0.00 DNP
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31 85 Paul Smyth 2015 0.00 DNP
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40 85 Andy Oliver 2016 0.00 DNP
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44 84 Jarrett Santos 2010 0.00 DNP
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49 84 Fabio Castro 2013 0.00 DNP
50 84 Jean Machi 2010 0.00 DNP
51 84 Jon Meloan 2013 0.00 DNP
52 84 Adam Reifer 2014 0.00 DNP
53 84 Justin Friend 2014 0.00 DNP
54 84 Romulo Sanchez 2012 0.00 DNP
55 83 Kelvin Marte 2016 13.50
56 83 Derek Eitel 2016 0.00 DNP
57 83 Dave McKae 2010 0.00 DNP
58 83 Mitch Lively 2014 0.00 DNP
59 83 Murphy Smith 2016 0.00 DNP
60 83 Steven Hensley 2015 0.00 DNP
61 83 Josh Ravin 2016 0.00
62 83 Jeremy Berg 2015 0.00 DNP
63 83 Dusty Bergman 2006 0.00 DNP
64 83 Jake Brigham 2016 0.00 DNP
65 83 Steve Edlefsen 2013 0.00 DNP
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76 83 Jeremy McBryde 2015 0.00 DNP
77 83 Jailen Peguero 2009 0.00 DNP
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79 82 Edgar Martinez 2010 0.00 DNP
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82 82 Kenneth Roberts 2016 0.00 DNP
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84 82 Alex Serrano 2009 0.00 DNP
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91 82 Steve Schmoll 2008 0.00 DNP
92 82 Zach Simons 2013 0.00 DNP
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99 82 Mike Nesseth 2016 0.00 DNP
100 82 Marcus Hatley 2016 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2017, Frank Batista threw 21 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2016, he relied primarily on his Sinker (87mph) and Change (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (76mph).