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Portrait of Michael Feliz

Michael Feliz PAstros

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
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Birth Date6-28-1993
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
Age22 years, 11 months, 30 days
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0.92016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 8.0 9 4 7 2 .264 104 10.1 4.5 2.2 7.9 38% .292 .307 1.62 6.48 7.88 107 4.70 0.0
2016 HOU MLB 20 0 33.3 23 9 44 5 .264 6.2 2.4 1.4 11.9 47% .247 .224 0.96 3.22 3.78 80 2.88 0.8
CareerMLB25041.33213517.264207.02.81.511.145%.258.2431.093.864.57863.230.8

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
2011 AST Rk 12 10 50.0 53 21 44 2 .253 101 9.5 3.8 0.4 7.9 52% .325 .278 1.48 3.50 4.32
2012 AST Rk 7 3 38.3 25 9 35 2 .256 94 5.9 2.1 0.5 8.2 55% .235 .192 0.89 3.07 1.64
2012 GRV Rk 6 6 26.3 28 14 28 1 .247 106 9.6 4.8 0.3 9.6 45% .351 .262 1.59 3.66 5.13
2013 TCV A- 14 10 69.0 53 13 78 2 .258 99 6.9 1.7 0.3 10.2 53% .288 .211 0.96 1.91 1.96
2014 QUD A 25 19 102.7 104 37 111 6 .257 99 9.1 3.2 0.5 9.7 41% .348 .274 1.37 3.31 4.03
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 8.0 9 4 7 2 .264 104 10.1 4.5 2.2 7.9 38% .292 .307 1.62 6.48 7.88
2015 LNC A+ 8 5 32.7 30 12 33 2 .278 109 8.3 3.3 0.6 9.1 48% .298 .280 1.29 3.84 4.41
2015 CCH AA 15 12 78.7 52 20 70 5 .252 108 5.9 2.3 0.6 8.0 43% .228 .185 0.92 3.11 2.17
2016 HOU MLB 20 0 33.3 23 9 44 5 .264 6.2 2.4 1.4 11.9 47% .247 .224 0.96 3.22 3.78
2016 FRE AAA 2 2 8.3 8 7 7 1 .256 112 8.6 7.6 1.1 7.6 44% .292 .275 1.80 6.12 9.72

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
2015 174 0.4598 0.5287 0.7500 0.7625 0.3298 0.8033 0.6452 0.2500
2016 528 0.4602 0.4451 0.6851 0.6296 0.2877 0.7647 0.5366 0.3149
Career7020.46010.46580.70120.66250.29810.77430.56350.2988

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-04-27 2014-05-08 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 HOU $508,200
2015 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$508,200
1 yrTotal$508,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 38 d1 year/$0.5082M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5082M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Houston 11/20/14. Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • Signed by Houston 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.4M signing bonus.
  • Previous contract with Oakland ($0.8M signing bonus) was voided.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .250 .368 .500 .298
11 vs R (Multi) .294 .368 .529 .317
18 Split (Multi) -.044 .000 -.029 -.019
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .250 .368 .500 .298
31 vs R (2015) .294 .368 .529 .317
38 Split (2015) -.044 .000 -.029 -.019
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Michael Feliz is referenced in the following articles.

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2016-06-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 10Matt Collins2016-06-07
BP Unfiltered: The May 2016 VogelsongsRob Mains2016-06-01
What You Need to Know: Would You Believe It, A New Strikeout RecordDaniel Rathman2016-05-27
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Expert FAAB Review: Week SevenMike Gianella2016-05-17
What You Need to Know: David Price is a True Red SoxEmma Baccellieri2016-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: Pacific Coast LeagueBrendan Gawlowski2016-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: Pacific Coast LeagueChristopher Crawford2016-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Ask The Industry: Best Minor League RostersChristopher Crawford2016-04-08
Winter Is Leaving: Houston Astros Meg Rowley2016-03-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2016-03-09
2016 Prospects: Houston Astros Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-02-02
2016 Prospects: Houston Astros Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-02-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 17, 2015Chris Mosch2015-09-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-11
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 14-16, 2015Jeff Moore2015-08-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 23rdJeff Moore2015-06-24
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This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Houston Astros Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-02-04
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-03-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)I believe you focus on CAL players. Did you get a chance to see Michael Feliz and if so, what do you think his chances are to remain in the rotation? Thanks.
(Jon from CA)
I do! And I did! Briefly, but he's an imposing dude on the bump and he backs it up with a legit FB in the mid-90's. Not the most repeatable delivery, SL is inconsistent but bites hard when he snaps it off right. Not a great CH. I'd keep him in the rotation as long as possible, but I think ultimately he's a dude with the body, stuff, and countenance to evolve into a high-leverage reliever (and a good one). (Wilson Karaman)
2015-12-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Weekly trade question with Aroldis Chapman. What realistic prospects would make sense from Astros and Nationals ?? Thanks !
(Kevin from Cincy)
From the Nationals, anyone but Giolito, Turner and Robles would be on the table I think. For the Astros? Maybe a Mark Appel scenery change makes sense. Or a Michael Feliz or Colin Moran. Trading for relievers is tricky, even when they're stupid good like Chapman. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-02-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)Considering the fact that most would argue that a #3/4 type starter is more valuable than a shutdown closer, what is the argument for Nick Burdi being on the list ahead of young arms like Joe Ross,Michael Feliz and Edwin Diaz? Is there a big difference between the arms I listed and pitchers like Kyle Freeland and Grant Holmes?
(Brandon from AZ)
Probability (though I'd maybe quibble with the statement that a #4 starter is more valuable with a true shutdown reliever). Burdi's likelihood of being a shutdown closer is much greater than the probability that Ross/Feliz/Diaz become mid-rotation arms. And he's closer, from a developmental standpoint, as well. Upside/probability combo favors both Freeland/Holmes over the trio you mentioned, and I'd be willing to bet Freeland/Holmes could both handle themselves in a big league pen right now, which I wouldn't necessarily say with the same conviction for Ross/Feliz/Diaz. (Top 101 Chat)
2014-11-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Lots of intrigue around the Astros almost not protecting Michael Feliz to the 40 man. What can you tell us about him? Does he have mid-rotation or better upside?
(Jack from Tex)
I didn't have an issue with their process, and I don't see the reason why anyone would. They have until the clock strikes zero to protect someone, which is what they did. I think the Astros are unfairly attacked sometimes.

I haven't seen Feliz in a few years, but he's now gone with a harder arsenal in SL/2S. It's a good arm, but I am not convinced that he is a SP long term. Command can waver at times. (Tucker Blair)
2014-04-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could you give 3 prospects right now that you think will make it to top 100 prospects lists by this time next year? Players making big jumps?
(Luis from Nowhere near Brooklyn)
Michael Feliz, J.P. Crawford, and Lewis Thorpe, to name a few. Just guessing. (Jeff Moore)
2013-10-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Without seeing him at higher levels, initial projected ceiling for Astros' RHP Michael Feliz?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
He's a reliever long-term; potential impact potential. (Jason Parks)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Feliz has thrown 723 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).