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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
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Birth Date10-19-1992
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age23 years, 9 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
-0.12014
0.22015
0.02016
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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 SLN MLB 2 0 1.0 5 2 1 2 .254 99 45.0 18.0 18.0 9.0 0% .600 .689 7.00 33.10 36.00 124 12.62 -0.1
2015 SLN MLB 14 0 14.7 13 8 20 2 .259 95 8.0 4.9 1.2 12.3 49% .314 .283 1.43 3.84 3.07 91 3.50 0.2
2016 SLN MLB 4 0 3.0 3 1 3 0 .296 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 33% .333 .269 1.33 4.16 9.00 107 4.58 0.0
CareerMLB20018.72111244.2658010.15.31.911.640%.347.3261.715.465.79974.150.1

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
2012 JCY Rk 11 0 13.0 12 13 23 1 .259 115 8.3 9.0 0.7 15.9 18% .407 .248 1.92 4.16 4.15
2013 PEO A 28 0 35.3 31 20 50 0 .261 100 7.9 5.1 0.0 12.7 58% .365 .248 1.44 2.55 5.35
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 1.0 5 2 1 2 .254 99 45.0 18.0 18.0 9.0 0% .600 .689 7.00 33.10 36.00
2014 PMB A+ 29 0 37.7 29 18 64 1 .254 96 6.9 4.3 0.2 15.3 47% .364 .225 1.25 1.93 3.58
2014 SFD AA 17 0 21.0 18 9 30 0 .260 102 7.7 3.9 0.0 12.9 56% .375 .232 1.29 1.69 2.57
2014 MEM AAA 2 0 1.3 1 0 3 0 .297 80 6.8 0.0 0.0 20.2 0% .500 .279 0.75 1.45 0.00
2015 SLN MLB 14 0 14.7 13 8 20 2 .259 95 8.0 4.9 1.2 12.3 49% .314 .283 1.43 3.84 3.07
2015 MEM AAA 43 0 45.0 28 26 43 2 .266 92 5.6 5.2 0.4 8.6 43% .228 .210 1.20 4.20 1.60
2016 SLN MLB 4 0 3.0 3 1 3 0 .296 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 33% .333 .269 1.33 4.16 9.00
2016 MEM AAA 32 0 36.3 37 16 54 2 .273 9.2 4.0 0.5 13.4 47% .389 .269 1.46 2.92 5.45

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 42 0.5238 0.5000 0.7143 0.7727 0.2000 0.7647 0.5000 0.2857
2015 261 0.4559 0.4330 0.7080 0.6050 0.2887 0.7917 0.5610 0.2920
2016 71 0.6056 0.4225 0.8000 0.6047 0.1429 0.8077 0.7500 0.2000
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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 SLN $
2015 SLN $
2014 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 75 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by St. Louis 9/8/14.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2010 (3-106) (Aragon HS, San Mateo, Calif.). $0.2997M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .245 .327 .469 .279
11 vs R (Multi) .260 .365 .493 .334
18 Split (Multi) -.015 -.037 -.024 -.055
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .217 .308 .391 .246
31 vs R (2015) .235 .333 .441 .307
38 Split (2015) -.018 -.026 -.050 -.061
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Sam Tuivailala is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2016-03-09
2016 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-01-28
2016 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 26Keith Cromer2015-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 26George Bissell2015-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 25Keith Cromer2015-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Trade Game: Justin UptonBP Staff2015-07-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Keith Cromer2015-07-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Greg Wellemeyer2015-07-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 15Keith Cromer2015-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: As Predicted!Daniel Rathman2015-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Corey MathChris Mosch2015-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: The Best Rivalry In Baseball (Right Now)Matthew Trueblood2015-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League RelieversKeith Cromer2015-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2015-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2015-03-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: St. Louis CardinalsMatt Collins2014-12-29
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-11-24
Minor League Update: Games of October 24th-25th, 2014Jeff Moore2014-10-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The September ShuffleR.J. Anderson2014-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 21, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-04-21
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Sam Tuivailala has thrown 447 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph), also mixing in a Slider (88mph) and Curve (81mph).