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Portrait of Joe Gardner

Joe Gardner PBraves

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-18-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 30 days
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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
2010 LKC A 6 6 25.0 4.80 98 .209 .255 .329 .383 .255 .288 103 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2010 KIN A+ 22 22 122.3 5.21 89 .214 .263 .334 .397 .256 .250 103 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2011 AKR AA 19 19 97.3 6.21 49 .298 .258 .324 .394 .269 .322 86 -14.0 -1.4 -14.0 -1.4
2011 TUL AA 6 6 36.3 5.84 85 .216 .264 .328 .399 .250 .261 105 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.1
2012 TUL AA 28 23 138.3 5.66 70 .252 .256 .321 .387 .261 .270 97 -5.1 -0.5 -5.9 -0.7
2013 TUL AA 35 0 55.3 4.50 98 .265 .251 .314 .388 .255 .299 102 4.0 0.4 5.3 0.6
2014 MIS AA 3 3 16.0 4.53 84 .212 .246 .306 .371 .250 .245 89 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0
2014 TEN AA 7 7 37.0 5.94 59 .240 .254 .322 .373 .265 .250 95 -2.4 -0.3 -1.3 -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 KIN A+ 12 6 0 22 22 122.3 85 51 104 4 67% .250 6.3 3.8 0.3 7.7 1.11 2.65 6.6 0.7
2010 LKC A 1 0 0 6 6 25.0 17 11 38 2 72% .288 6.1 4.0 0.7 13.7 1.12 3.24 4.0 0.4
2011 AKR AA 7 8 0 19 19 97.3 108 47 60 6 53% .322 10.0 4.3 0.6 5.5 1.59 4.99 -14.0 -1.4
2011 TUL AA 3 3 0 6 6 36.3 31 8 22 1 72% .261 7.7 2.0 0.2 5.4 1.07 2.48 0.2 0.1
2012 TUL AA 8 8 1 28 23 138.3 129 39 99 13 60% .270 8.4 2.5 0.8 6.4 1.21 3.97 -5.9 -0.7
2013 TUL AA 6 4 2 35 0 55.3 52 18 60 6 58% .299 8.5 2.9 1.0 9.8 1.27 5.53 5.3 0.6
2014 MIS AA 2 1 0 3 3 16.0 13 3 7 1 58% .245 7.3 1.7 0.6 3.9 1.00 2.81 0.5 0.0
2014 TEN AA 1 2 0 7 7 37.0 32 10 17 3 59% .250 7.8 2.4 0.7 4.1 1.14 3.65 -1.3 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-02-25 2013-03-10 Camp 13 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract). Released by Colorado 3/27/14. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/22/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Chicago Cubs 6/30/14. Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/20/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/12. Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. DFA by Colorado 7/9/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/13.
  • Acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 7/30/11 (Ubaldo Jimenez deal).
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2009 (3-94) (UC Santa Barbara). $0.363M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ailing Giants Seek the 'CoeurR.J. Anderson2013-07-12


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Joe Gardner threw 24 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2011, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph) and Slider (79mph).