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C.J. Riefenhauser PRays

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.0 4.27 1.37 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date1-30-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 23 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.02014
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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 TBA 24 7 0 5.3 0.0 5.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 6 5 5 0 7 3 2 0 2 8.44 4.10 4.20 -0.0 -0.0
Career705.30.05.3000000246550732028.444.104.20-0.0-0.0

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
2011 BGR A 18 18 101.3 4.01 111 .225 .253 .325 .380 .266 .265 97 12.8 1.3 12.8 1.3
2011 PCH A+ 8 7 37.0 5.37 78 .262 .264 .332 .385 .258 .271 92 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 PCH A+ 23 14 96.3 5.57 86 .267 .255 .327 .375 .250 .331 103 9.8 1.0 9.8 1.0
2012 MNT AA 9 1 18.3 6.41 66 .276 .258 .338 .395 .262 .220 108 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2012 PDD Wnt 9 1 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .214 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MNT AA 34 0 53.0 2.70 133 .173 .244 .319 .355 .254 .187 99 11.5 1.2 11.5 1.2
2013 DUR AAA 17 0 20.7 4.27 112 .196 .252 .326 .379 .252 .240 111 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2014 TBA MLB 7 0 5.3 4.20 96 .248 .245 .297 .365 .250 .316 97 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2014 DUR AAA 39 0 57.7 4.16 111 .224 .259 .327 .394 .250 .242 103 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7

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
2011 PCH A+ 1 3 0 8 7 37.0 35 11 24 3 42% .271 8.5 2.7 0.7 5.8 1.24 4.14 -0.1 -0.0
2011 BGR A 6 5 0 18 18 101.3 77 25 99 7 50% .265 6.8 2.2 0.6 8.8 1.01 2.31 12.8 1.3
2012 PDD Wnt 0 0 0 9 1 12.3 6 5 14 0 0% .214 4.4 3.6 0.0 10.2 0.89 2.19 0.0 0.0
2012 MNT AA 1 1 0 9 1 18.3 15 8 15 4 28% .220 7.4 3.9 2.0 7.4 1.25 3.44 -3.0 -0.3
2012 PCH A+ 7 8 1 23 14 96.3 98 32 103 11 36% .331 9.2 3.0 1.0 9.6 1.35 4.76 9.8 1.0
2013 DUR AAA 2 1 0 17 0 20.7 14 8 22 2 37% .240 6.1 3.5 0.9 9.6 1.06 3.05 2.3 0.2
2013 MNT AA 4 0 11 34 0 53.0 28 11 48 3 53% .187 4.8 1.9 0.5 8.2 0.74 0.51 11.5 1.2
2014 TBA MLB 0 0 0 7 0 5.3 6 3 2 0 32% .316 10.1 5.1 0.0 3.4 1.69 8.44 -0.0 -0.0
2014 DUR AAA 3 3 1 39 0 57.7 41 25 53 3 37% .242 6.4 3.9 0.5 8.3 1.14 1.40 6.9 0.7

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 95 0.5368 0.5053 0.8333 0.6863 0.2955 0.8286 0.8462 0.1667
Career950.53680.50530.83330.68630.29550.82860.84620.1667

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-28 2014-05-19 Minors 21 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (20-611) (Chipola JC, Fla.).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 4.2 3.2 0.9 28 10 82.3 66 27 63 9 .244 1.13 3.27 3.56 11.8 1.2
80o 3.7 3.1 0.8 26 9 75.5 66 27 58 9 .258 1.22 3.67 3.99 6.8 0.7
70o 3.4 3 0.7 24 8 70.8 65 26 54 9 .268 1.29 3.97 4.31 3.7 0.4
60o 3.1 3 0.6 23 8 66.9 64 26 51 9 .277 1.34 4.22 4.59 1.4 0.1
50o 2.9 2.9 0.6 22 8 63.3 63 26 48 9 .285 1.40 4.46 4.85 -0.6 -0.1
40o 2.7 2.8 0.5 21 7 59.8 62 25 46 9 .293 1.46 4.71 5.12 -2.4 -0.2
30o 2.4 2.7 0.5 19 7 56.1 61 25 43 8 .302 1.52 4.97 5.41 -4.0 -0.4
20o 2.2 2.6 0.4 18 6 51.8 59 24 39 8 .312 1.60 5.29 5.75 -5.5 -0.6
10o 1.8 2.4 0.4 16 5 46.2 56 23 35 8 .327 1.71 5.74 6.24 -7.3 -0.7
Weighted Mean2.92.80.622762.76225489.2831.394.434.81-0.3-0.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
12% 17% 3% 13% 22%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2015255424811128117471131741.2791.283.804.138.23.38.01.21.1
2016265424310115104391001541.2741.243.694.028.13.07.81.21.2
201727541441011711339921841.2761.304.214.588.73.07.11.40.4
2018284313991039835861441.2831.304.014.368.63.17.51.20.6
2019294313891009435841341.2801.293.914.258.43.17.51.20.7
2020304313891019232851341.2741.233.653.978.22.97.61.21.1
202131431358948830751341.2771.263.884.228.52.97.21.20.7
202232431327868328651241.2781.294.034.388.72.96.81.30.5
202333331317827827691141.2811.283.804.138.53.07.51.20.7

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.10.6out of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseball0.7

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 88)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 95 Deryk Hooker 2013 0.00 DNP
2 92 Bobby Bramhall 2010 0.00 DNP
3 92 P.J. Walters 2009 10.69
4 92 Ryan Mullins 2008 0.00 DNP
5 92 Chase Anderson 2012 0.00 DNP
6 91 Erik Davis 2011 0.00 DNP
7 91 Gus Schlosser 2013 0.00 DNP
8 91 Erik Goeddel 2013 0.00 DNP
9 91 Michael Bolsinger 2012 0.00 DNP
10 91 Blake Wood 2010 5.26
11 91 Ben Snyder 2010 0.00 DNP
12 91 Matt Maloney 2008 0.00 DNP
13 90 Seth Rosin 2013 0.00 DNP
14 90 Brad Peacock 2012 0.00 DNP
15 90 Micah Owings 2007 4.78
16 90 Aaron Miller 2012 0.00 DNP
17 90 Esmerling Vasquez 2008 0.00 DNP
18 90 Simon Castro 2012 0.00 DNP
19 90 Ryan Edell 2008 0.00 DNP
20 90 Brad Mills 2009 14.09
21 90 Justin De Fratus 2012 4.22
22 89 Chris Rusin 2011 0.00 DNP
23 89 Yohan Pino 2008 0.00 DNP
24 89 Luis Marte 2011 2.45
25 89 Yoervis Medina 2013 3.04
26 89 Jose Arredondo 2008 2.36
27 89 Jeff Manship 2009 5.97
28 89 Paul Kometani 2007 0.00 DNP
29 89 Tommy Milone 2011 3.81
30 89 Frankie De La Cruz 2008 20.00
31 89 Tim Crabbe 2012 0.00 DNP
32 89 J.J. Hoover 2012 2.05
33 88 Brandon Workman 2013 4.97
34 88 Christian Garcia 2010 0.00 DNP
35 88 John Ely 2010 5.67
36 88 Juan Nicasio 2011 4.40
37 88 Josh Lindblom 2011 2.73
38 88 Nick Tepesch 2013 5.03
39 88 Eric Berger 2010 0.00 DNP
40 88 Henry Villar 2011 0.00 DNP
41 88 Heath Rollins 2009 0.00 DNP
42 88 Mark Rogers 2010 1.80
43 88 Kyle Kaminska 2013 0.00 DNP
44 88 David Hale 2012 0.00 DNP
45 88 Scott Gorgen 2011 0.00 DNP
46 87 Matt Packer 2012 0.00 DNP
47 87 Josh Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
48 87 Matt Loosen 2013 0.00 DNP
49 87 Buddy Baumann 2012 0.00 DNP
50 87 Jason Windsor 2007 0.00 DNP
51 87 Chris Jones 2013 0.00 DNP
52 87 Amalio Diaz 2011 0.00 DNP
53 87 Matt Shoemaker 2011 0.00 DNP
54 87 Rudy Owens 2012 0.00 DNP
55 87 Wynn Pelzer 2010 0.00 DNP
56 87 Stephen Fife 2011 0.00 DNP
57 87 Jake Dunning 2013 2.84
58 87 Ryan Buch 2012 0.00 DNP
59 87 Randor Bierd 2008 5.89
60 87 Yohan Flande 2010 0.00 DNP
61 87 Clayton Mortensen 2009 9.98
62 87 Austin Adams 2011 0.00 DNP
63 87 Eric Niesen 2010 0.00 DNP
64 87 Frank Batista 2013 0.00 DNP
65 87 Michael Stutes 2011 3.63
66 87 Francisco Jimenez 2013 0.00 DNP
67 87 Garrett Richards 2012 5.83
68 87 A.J. Griffin 2012 3.17
69 87 Dan Jennings 2011 0.00 DNP
70 87 Scott Diamond 2011 5.77
71 87 Pat Urckfitz 2013 0.00 DNP
72 87 Omar Poveda 2012 0.00 DNP
73 87 Jhonny Nunez 2010 0.00 DNP
74 87 Patrick Francescon 2013 0.00 DNP
75 87 Andre Rienzo 2012 0.00 DNP
76 87 Jesse Chavez 2008 6.60
77 86 Jeff Locke 2012 5.50
78 86 Hector Correa 2012 0.00 DNP
79 86 Deunte Heath 2010 0.00 DNP
80 86 Glen Perkins 2007 3.14
81 86 Bobby Parnell 2009 5.71
82 86 Miguel Socolovich 2011 0.00 DNP
83 86 Roenis Elias 2013 0.00 DNP
84 86 Tyler Pelland 2008 0.00 DNP
85 86 Hector Noesi 2011 4.63
86 86 Aaron Crow 2011 3.05
87 86 Casey Lambert 2010 0.00 DNP
88 86 Kyle Weiland 2011 8.03
89 86 Scott Barnes 2012 4.26
90 86 Diogenes Rosario 2013 0.00 DNP
91 86 Beau Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
92 86 Evan Reed 2010 0.00 DNP
93 86 Craig Italiano 2011 0.00 DNP
94 86 Maikel Cleto 2013 19.29
95 86 Tim Alderson 2013 0.00 DNP
96 86 Aaron Shafer 2011 0.00 DNP
97 86 Zach Stewart 2011 5.88
98 86 Zachary Ward 2008 0.00 DNP
99 86 John Gast 2013 5.11
100 86 Drake Britton 2013 3.86

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: When Big Leaguers Go Back to the Bush LeaguesBen Lindbergh2013-07-19
What Scouts Are Saying: July 18, 2013Baseball Prospectus2013-07-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: USA Futures Game Roster EditionZach Mortimer2013-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Three Days in the Desert, Part 2Geoff Young2012-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 7Jason Martinez2012-11-08
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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C.J. Riefenhauser has thrown 100 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (80mph), also mixing in a Change (80mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (77mph).