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Portrait of Joe Gardner

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
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Birth Date3-18-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age28 years, 4 months, 12 days
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP 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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2010 LKC A 6 6 25.0 17 11 38 2 .255 103 6.1 4.0 0.7 13.7 72% .288 .209 1.12 3.05 3.24
2010 KIN A+ 22 22 122.3 85 51 104 4 .256 103 6.3 3.8 0.3 7.7 67% .250 .214 1.11 3.82 2.65
2011 AKR AA 19 19 97.3 108 47 60 6 .269 86 10.0 4.3 0.6 5.5 53% .322 .298 1.59 4.77 4.99
2011 TUL AA 6 6 36.3 31 8 22 1 .250 105 7.7 2.0 0.2 5.4 72% .261 .216 1.07 3.60 2.48
2012 TUL AA 28 23 138.3 129 39 99 13 .261 97 8.4 2.5 0.8 6.4 60% .270 .252 1.21 4.18 3.97
2013 TUL AA 35 0 55.3 52 18 60 6 .255 102 8.5 2.9 1.0 9.8 58% .299 .265 1.27 3.60 5.53
2014 MIS AA 3 3 16.0 13 3 7 1 .247 92 7.3 1.7 0.6 3.9 58% .245 .210 1.00 3.69 2.81
2014 TEN AA 7 7 37.0 32 10 17 3 .261 99 7.8 2.4 0.7 4.1 59% .250 .237 1.14 4.29 3.65

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
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 2016, Joe Gardner threw 26 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 (91mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph) and Slider (79mph).