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A.J. Achter PAngels

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-27-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 10 months, 4 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.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 MIN MLB 7 0 11.0 14 3 5 2 .263 111 11.5 2.5 1.6 4.1 32% .308 .307 1.55 5.43 3.27 112 4.79 -0.0
2015 MIN MLB 11 0 13.3 12 6 14 4 .249 109 8.1 4.0 2.7 9.4 24% .235 .279 1.35 6.25 6.75 105 4.15 0.1
2016 ANA MLB 12 0 20.3 25 4 9 5 .266 11.1 1.8 2.2 4.0 47% .299 .320 1.43 6.18 3.98 120 5.82 -0.2
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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 ELZ Rk 4 0 7.3 7 3 8 0 .271 103 8.6 3.7 0.0 9.9 50% .350 .237 1.37 2.99 4.93
2011 BLT A 19 19 99.7 97 35 108 13 .266 93 8.8 3.2 1.2 9.8 38% .315 .271 1.32 4.06 4.52
2012 BLT A 18 1 40.0 33 12 49 5 .252 101 7.4 2.7 1.1 11.0 30% .298 .244 1.12 3.50 2.48
2012 FTM A+ 19 0 34.3 21 3 37 0 .244 103 5.5 0.8 0.0 9.7 30% .236 .157 0.70 1.50 0.79
2013 NBR AA 25 0 36.7 28 19 36 3 .268 99 6.9 4.7 0.7 8.8 36% .258 .242 1.28 4.06 2.21
2013 ROC AAA 16 0 23.7 17 14 20 4 .260 106 6.5 5.3 1.5 7.6 30% .210 .246 1.31 5.49 3.04
2014 MIN MLB 7 0 11.0 14 3 5 2 .263 111 11.5 2.5 1.6 4.1 32% .308 .307 1.55 5.43 3.27
2014 NBR AA 3 0 6.7 3 1 11 0 .251 103 4.0 1.4 0.0 14.8 18% .273 .144 0.60 0.50 0.00
2014 ROC AAA 40 0 72.0 44 24 69 4 .249 105 5.5 3.0 0.5 8.6 34% .220 .184 0.94 3.25 2.38
2015 MIN MLB 11 0 13.3 12 6 14 4 .249 109 8.1 4.0 2.7 9.4 24% .235 .279 1.35 6.25 6.75
2015 ROC AAA 43 0 48.0 28 13 47 5 .255 92 5.2 2.4 0.9 8.8 44% .192 .199 0.85 3.43 2.62
2016 ANA MLB 12 0 20.3 25 4 9 5 .266 11.1 1.8 2.2 4.0 47% .299 .320 1.43 6.18 3.98
2016 SLC AAA 15 0 23.7 20 7 13 7 .273 7.6 2.7 2.7 4.9 47% .181 .256 1.14 7.36 5.70

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
2014 169 0.4911 0.5148 0.8391 0.7590 0.2791 0.8889 0.7083 0.1609
2015 226 0.4867 0.5177 0.7436 0.7455 0.3017 0.8171 0.5714 0.2564
2016 293 0.4505 0.5666 0.7530 0.8106 0.3665 0.8318 0.6102 0.2470
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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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ANA $
2015 MIN $
2014 MIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 76 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Claimed off waivers by LA Angels 12/17/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/12/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 12/23/15. Contract selected by LA Angels 4/9/16. DFA by LA Angels 5/22/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/16. Contract selected by LA Angels 6/13/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15. Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Minnesota 11/20/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Minnesota 9/2/14.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2010 (46-1,395) (Michigan State).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .312 .431 .458 .344
11 vs R (Multi) .225 .262 .510 .256
18 Split (Multi) .087 .169 -.051 .087
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .267 .421 .467 .338
31 vs R (2015) .216 .256 .486 .250
38 Split (2015) .050 .165 -.020 .088
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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A.J. Achter is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: 40 Pounces to FreedomR.J. Anderson2015-11-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: 40 Pounces to FreedomMatthew Trueblood2015-11-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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A.J. Achter has thrown 734 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Change (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph) and Slider (82mph).