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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 21)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-19-1992
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age22 years, 9 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
-0.32014
0.12015
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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 SLN 21 2 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 5 4 4 2 11 2 2 0 1 36.00 33.10 22.34 -2.3 -0.3
2015 SLN 22 10 0 10.0 0.0 10.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 41 5 2 2 1 9 6 5 0 9 1.80 4.38 5.11 -0.7 -0.1
Career12011.00.011.0010000511066320870104.916.996.84-3.0-0.3

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
2012 JCY Rk 11 0 13.0 5.03 114 .248 .257 .331 .400 .259 .407 115 2.5 0.2 3.2 0.3
2013 PEO A 28 0 35.3 3.23 130 .248 .255 .327 .377 .261 .365 100 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 1.0 22.34 -372 .696 .240 .295 .378 .256 .600 97 -2.3 -0.3 -2.3 -0.3
2014 PMB A+ 29 0 37.7 2.15 149 .226 .258 .322 .368 .254 .364 96 12.8 1.3 12.8 1.3
2014 SFD AA 17 0 21.0 1.44 168 .229 .250 .319 .369 .254 .375 106 8.9 0.9 8.9 0.9
2014 MEM AAA 2 0 1.3 -1.43 234 .274 .294 .358 .471 .293 .500 83 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2015 SLN MLB 10 0 10.0 5.11 69 .225 .241 .297 .367 .249 .160 96 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2015 MEM AAA 31 0 31.0 3.80 119 .204 .270 .327 .401 .254 .247 97 4.5 0.5 4.4 0.5

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
2012 JCY Rk 0 0 0 11 0 13.0 12 13 23 1 18% .407 8.3 9.0 0.7 15.9 1.92 4.15 3.2 0.3
2013 PEO A 0 3 1 28 0 35.3 31 20 50 0 58% .365 7.9 5.1 0.0 12.7 1.44 5.35 8.1 0.8
2014 SFD AA 2 1 1 17 0 21.0 18 9 30 0 56% .375 7.7 3.9 0.0 12.9 1.29 2.57 8.9 0.9
2014 PMB A+ 0 1 3 29 0 37.7 29 18 64 1 47% .364 6.9 4.3 0.2 15.3 1.25 3.58 12.8 1.3
2014 MEM AAA 0 0 1 2 0 1.3 1 0 3 0 0% .500 6.8 0.0 0.0 20.2 0.75 0.00 1.1 0.1
2014 SLN MLB 0 0 0 2 0 1.0 5 2 1 2 0% .600 45.0 18.0 18.0 9.0 7.00 36.00 -2.3 -0.3
2015 MEM AAA 3 0 13 31 0 31.0 22 16 27 1 43% .247 6.4 4.6 0.3 7.8 1.23 1.74 4.4 0.5
2015 SLN MLB 0 1 0 10 0 10.0 5 6 9 1 54% .160 4.5 5.4 0.9 8.1 1.10 1.80 -0.7 -0.1

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 0.5000 0.5000 0.7143 0.8095 0.1905 0.7647 0.5000 0.2857
2015 157 0.4076 0.4140 0.7692 0.5469 0.3226 0.8571 0.6667 0.2154
Career1990.42710.43220.75760.60230.29470.83760.63150.2302

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
2015 SLN $
2014 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 21 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 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) .667 .667 1.667 .838
11 vs R (Multi) .600 .714 1.200 .636
18 Split (Multi) .067 -.048 .467 .202
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .667 .667 1.667 .838
31 vs R (2014) .600 .714 1.200 .636
38 Split (2014) .067 -.048 .467 .202
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Sam Tuivailala is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Trade Game: Justin UptonBP Staff2015-07-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Greg Wellemeyer2015-07-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Keith Cromer2015-07-17
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 accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2015-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League RelieversKeith Cromer2015-03-05
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 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2014-11-24
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 272 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (98mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Curve (81mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (99mph).