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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 8.7 0 0 0 7 4.15 0.2
Birth Date11-15-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight190 lbs
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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 TEX 25 8 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 10 4 4 0 12 4 1 0 7 4.15 2.93 2.69 1.7 0.2
Career808.70.08.700000039104401241074.152.932.691.70.2

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
2010 SPO A- 21 0 33.0 4.30 104 .184 .253 .330 .361 .258 .205 104 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2011 HIC A 33 0 59.0 4.88 106 .234 .255 .325 .375 .255 .297 107 5.3 0.5 5.3 0.5
2012 MYR A+ 38 0 57.3 3.38 118 .170 .254 .323 .392 .260 .257 90 8.6 0.8 8.6 0.8
2012 LEO Wnt 5 0 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SUR Wnt 14 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .210 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 FRI AA 31 0 33.7 4.15 108 .192 .250 .322 .398 .261 .253 104 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2013 ROU AAA 20 0 32.0 3.25 130 .149 .270 .343 .404 .271 .212 93 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2014 TEX MLB 8 0 8.7 2.69 132 .279 .256 .318 .393 .271 .357 95 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 ROU AAA 34 0 47.0 4.86 105 .247 .274 .341 .424 .269 .290 99 4.6 0.5 4.6 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
2010 SPO A- 2 0 1 21 0 33.0 18 14 30 0 65% .205 4.9 3.8 0.0 8.2 0.97 1.09 2.4 0.2
2011 HIC A 5 4 2 33 0 59.0 55 18 43 1 69% .297 8.4 2.7 0.2 6.6 1.24 1.98 5.3 0.5
2012 SUR Wnt 0 1 0 14 0 14.0 9 6 13 1 0% .210 5.8 3.9 0.6 8.4 1.07 3.21 0.0 0.0
2012 MYR A+ 5 0 19 38 0 57.3 41 3 52 2 68% .257 6.4 0.5 0.3 8.2 0.77 1.57 8.6 0.8
2012 LEO Wnt 0 0 0 5 0 5.0 4 1 4 0 0% .235 7.2 1.8 0.0 7.2 1.00 1.80 0.0 0.0
2013 ROU AAA 3 1 3 20 0 32.0 18 6 30 0 78% .212 5.1 1.7 0.0 8.4 0.75 0.84 6.2 0.6
2013 FRI AA 3 0 10 31 0 33.7 23 11 28 1 67% .253 6.1 2.9 0.3 7.5 1.01 0.53 3.6 0.4
2014 TEX MLB 0 0 0 8 0 8.7 10 4 7 0 61% .357 10.4 4.2 0.0 7.3 1.62 4.15 1.7 0.2
2014 ROU AAA 3 0 5 34 0 47.0 47 9 31 2 62% .290 9.0 1.7 0.4 5.9 1.19 3.45 4.6 0.5

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 134 0.5149 0.4328 0.8793 0.5797 0.2769 0.9750 0.6667 0.1207
Career1340.51490.43280.87930.57970.27690.9750.66670.1207

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-01 2014-04-14 Minors 13 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2014-02-12 2014-02-17 Camp 5 0 Right Arm Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 24 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13. Re-signed by Texas 2/26/14. DFA by Texas 12/16/14.
  • Drafted by Texas 2010 (22-676) (Virginia Tech).

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BP Articles

Ben Rowen is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Five Hours and CountingChris Mosch2014-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The 2013 All-Fringe-Prospect TeamBen Lindbergh2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, March 21Zach Mortimer2013-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 1Jason Martinez2012-11-02


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ben Rowen has thrown 207 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (80mph), also mixing in a Slider (73mph).