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Robbie Ray PTigers

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 22)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-1-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age22 years, 9 months, 28 days
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ThrowsL
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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
2014 DET 22 4 3 15.3 14.7 0.7 1 1 0 0 1 0 67 19 8 8 1 27 6 6 0 9 4.70 4.01 5.15 1.9 0.2
Career4315.314.70.711001067198812766094.704.015.151.90.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 VER A- 1 0 1.0 2.29 145 -.013 .262 .336 .396 .283 .000 94 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2011 HAG A 20 20 89.0 3.63 128 .231 .260 .327 .390 .260 .300 107 24.3 2.5 25.0 2.5
2012 POT A+ 22 21 105.7 6.02 73 .301 .260 .327 .401 .266 .332 99 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2013 POT A+ 16 16 84.0 4.77 106 .234 .253 .326 .375 .251 .273 107 12.1 1.2 12.1 1.2
2013 HAR AA 11 11 58.0 3.59 114 .275 .255 .324 .384 .267 .317 95 10.9 1.2 10.4 1.1
2014 DET MLB 4 3 15.3 5.15 97 .272 .251 .313 .382 .251 .353 118 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2014 TOL AAA 17 16 85.0 4.59 103 .252 .267 .330 .405 .253 .323 100 9.3 0.9 9.3 0.9

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 VER A- 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 100% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.00 0.00 0.2 0.0
2011 HAG A 2 3 0 20 20 89.0 71 38 95 3 41% .300 7.2 3.8 0.3 9.6 1.22 3.13 25.0 2.5
2012 POT A+ 4 12 0 22 21 105.7 122 49 86 14 35% .332 10.4 4.2 1.2 7.3 1.62 6.56 -1.8 -0.2
2013 HAR AA 5 2 0 11 11 58.0 56 21 60 4 45% .317 8.7 3.3 0.6 9.3 1.33 3.72 10.4 1.1
2013 POT A+ 6 3 0 16 16 84.0 60 41 100 9 45% .273 6.4 4.4 1.0 10.7 1.20 3.11 12.1 1.2
2014 TOL AAA 6 4 0 17 16 85.0 89 32 64 6 38% .323 9.4 3.4 0.6 6.8 1.42 3.60 9.3 0.9
2014 DET MLB 1 1 0 4 3 15.3 19 6 9 1 38% .353 11.2 3.5 0.6 5.3 1.63 4.70 1.9 0.2

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
2014 281 0.5125 0.4199 0.8814 0.6389 0.1898 0.9130 0.7692 0.1186
Career2810.51250.41990.88140.63890.18980.9130.76920.1186

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-02 2014-06-11 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-04-06 2012-05-03 Minors 27 25 Right Arm Tendonitis Biceps - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 5/6/14.
  • Acquired by Detroit in trade from Washington 12/3/13.
  • Drafted by Washington 2010 (12-356) (Brentwood HS, Tenn.). $0.799M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Robbie Ray is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Midseason Keeper League FAAB StrategyJeff Quinton2014-07-17
BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 5/23Sam Miller2014-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Ray, the Rays, and the A'sDaniel Rathman2014-05-23
BP Unfiltered: Explaining the Position Player Pitcher ParadeBen Lindbergh2014-05-23
BP Unfiltered: Scouting Danny Worth as a PitcherDan Rozenson2014-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Worst Sweeps FirstChris Mosch2014-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cueto Fries the FriarsChris Mosch2014-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cueto Fries the FriarsMorris Greenberg2014-05-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SixBret Sayre2014-05-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SixMike Gianella2014-05-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Kershaw Comes BackDaniel Rathman2014-05-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week FiveBen Carsley2014-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Tulo on a TearDaniel Rathman2014-05-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Fourth EditionBret Sayre2014-05-06
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 15: A Coconut Crab With Darwin Barney's GloveBen Carsley2014-05-03
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 15: A Coconut Crab With Darwin Barney's GloveCraig Goldstein2014-05-03
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 15: A Coconut Crab With Darwin Barney's GloveBret Sayre2014-05-03
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 15: A Coconut Crab With Darwin Barney's GloveMauricio Rubio2014-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Robbie RayMark Anderson2014-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Robbie RayCraig Goldstein2014-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 28Jeff Moore2014-04-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Third EditionBret Sayre2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 23Jeff Moore2014-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: AL Central 2014 Preseason PreviewBen Lindbergh2014-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: AL Central 2014 Preseason PreviewNick Wheatley-Schaller2014-03-26
The Lineup Card: 11 of Our Favorite Offseason MovesBaseball Prospectus2014-03-12
The Lineup Card: 11 of Our Least-Favorite Offseason MovesBaseball Prospectus2014-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-03-05
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomBP Prospect Staff2014-03-03
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Smyly AnticipatedR.J. Anderson2014-01-14
The Lineup Card: 13 Trade Offers for Mike TroutBaseball Prospectus2013-12-18
The Lineup Card: Seven Trade Ideas for the Winter MeetingsBaseball Prospectus2013-12-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Detroit TigersPaul Sporer2013-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dombrowski's Puzzling DealPaul Sporer2013-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dombrowski's Puzzling DealJosh Herzenberg2013-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dombrowski's Puzzling DealBen Lindbergh2013-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 5Zach Mortimer2013-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 16-19Zach Mortimer2013-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 8Zach Mortimer2013-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 25-26Zach Mortimer2013-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 19-April 21Zach Mortimer2013-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL EastJeff Euston2012-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL EastBradley Ankrom2012-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL EastKevin Goldstein2012-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL East Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Washington Nationals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 31Kevin Goldstein2011-06-01


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Assuming Max Scherzer leaves Detroit in the off-season, who is more likely to replace his spot in the rotation, Robbie Ray or somebody who's currently outside of the organization?
(Curtis from Michigan)
Ray, or Drew VerHagen and 100/1 odds on Josh Beckett. (Matt Sussman)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)In five years, who is the best player: Willy Adames, Derek Hill, Jake Thompson, Robbie Ray, Nick Castellanos?
(Tigersfan from MI)
Hill has the highest ceiling, but I'll go Castellanos. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Robbie Ray....10 words...go !
(Fred from Frankfurt)
Needs injury for a chance, has a #3 upside overall (Paul Sporer)
2014-05-27 11:30:00 (link to chat)Is Robbie Ray's curve/slider really that bad or did he just have no confidence in throwing it during his starts with the Tigers. Obviously he faced some low end offences in his first two starts, but the Ranges rocked him (zero command that day). The change looks like a good pitch for him and it looks like he has a good feel for it, and the fastball also looks like a solid pitch. I still have high hopes for the guy, but what do you Ultimately see him as? DD says number 3 upside, but that breaking pitch seems like it has a long way to go.
(Zack from Windsor)
The curveball needs some work. He has trouble generating spin right now. I see him as more of a #4 type, with a solid avg fastball, a plus change up, and a fringy CB down the line. He can help in a major league rotation as soon as 2015. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-02 14:00:00 (link to chat)Pitching "mechanics" question: What are your thoughts of Robbie Ray? Does he have the consistent stuff to control a 3-spot in the rotation?
(Silverback38 from VA)
I haven't watched Ray yet, but I look forward to evaluating his MLB performance. Rain check? (Doug Thorburn)
2014-04-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)There is some recent talks of Robbie Ray possibly sliding into the starting rotation this year. What are you thoughts on him?
(Silverback38 from VA)
Should be a solid starter for the Tigers. Not a frontline guy, but that's okay. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does the price paid by Detroit lead you to believe they see Robbie Ray as an important piece of their future rotation? Also, will Eraser deliver the kind of season you were anticipating 12 months ago?
(Oliver from Boston)
Absolutely. They have to view him as a potential 3. I trust their ability to identify talent, but I really believe Fister should've netted more. (Paul Sporer)


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