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Portrait of Boone Whiting

Boone Whiting PCardinals

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
103.3 4.12 1.31 80 5 6 0 0.5
Birth Date8-20-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age25 years, 2 months, 4 days
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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

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 JCY Rk 13 9 54.0 4.66 102 .240 .260 .307 .400 .274 .333 102 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2011 QUD A 30 14 119.7 3.97 111 .203 .250 .317 .364 .261 .239 96 13.9 1.4 13.9 1.4
2012 QUD A 3 3 16.0 2.48 148 .124 .253 .325 .378 .260 .175 100 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
2012 SFD AA 2 2 12.0 3.30 118 .231 .234 .293 .349 .243 .324 90 1.8 0.2 1.7 0.2
2012 CRD Rk 4 1 7.0 1.90 164 .292 .242 .315 .343 .252 .474 106 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2012 SUR Wnt 7 7 25.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SFD AA 6 6 30.7 3.35 124 .246 .251 .314 .381 .255 .317 102 6.9 0.7 7.2 0.7
2013 MEM AAA 21 21 105.7 3.78 113 .268 .258 .325 .387 .257 .312 91 20.2 2.1 20.9 2.1
2014 MEM AAA 21 20 96.7 4.47 103 .266 .262 .325 .410 .258 .319 93 14.7 1.5 15.6 1.5

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 JCY Rk 5 3 0 13 9 54.0 54 5 68 6 48% .333 9.0 0.8 1.0 11.3 1.09 3.50 9.9 1.0
2011 QUD A 5 2 4 30 14 119.7 82 24 122 8 47% .239 6.2 1.8 0.6 9.2 0.89 2.41 13.9 1.4
2012 SUR Wnt 3 2 0 7 7 25.3 30 8 33 4 0% .400 10.7 2.8 1.4 11.7 1.50 4.62 0.0 0.0
2012 QUD A 1 0 0 3 3 16.0 7 1 14 0 55% .175 3.9 0.6 0.0 7.9 0.50 0.56 5.1 0.5
2012 SFD AA 0 0 0 2 2 12.0 11 3 9 0 38% .324 8.2 2.2 0.0 6.8 1.17 1.50 1.7 0.2
2012 CRD Rk 0 0 0 4 1 7.0 10 1 11 1 20% .474 12.9 1.3 1.3 14.1 1.57 7.71 1.7 0.2
2013 MEM AAA 5 5 0 21 21 105.7 107 40 99 11 33% .312 9.1 3.4 0.9 8.4 1.39 4.09 20.9 2.1
2013 SFD AA 3 2 0 6 6 30.7 28 7 34 2 44% .317 8.2 2.1 0.6 10.0 1.14 2.93 7.2 0.7
2014 MEM AAA 4 7 0 21 20 96.7 96 44 99 9 35% .319 8.9 4.1 0.8 9.2 1.45 4.19 15.6 1.5

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-10 2014-06-16 Minors 37 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

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Details

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 7.2 6.1 0.4 28 20 124.5 101 33 96 12 .267 1.07 3.04 3.3 22.9 2.3
80o 6.6 6 0.4 27 19 117.0 102 33 90 12 .281 1.15 3.40 3.7 15.7 1.6
70o 6.1 6 0.3 26 18 111.8 102 33 86 12 .292 1.21 3.67 3.99 11.1 1.1
60o 5.7 6 0.3 25 18 107.4 102 33 83 12 .300 1.26 3.90 4.24 7.5 0.8
50o 5.4 6 0.3 24 17 103.4 102 33 80 12 .309 1.31 4.13 4.48 4.3 0.4
40o 5.1 5.9 0.3 23 16 99.4 102 33 77 12 .317 1.36 4.35 4.73 1.3 0.1
30o 4.7 5.9 0.3 22 16 95.3 102 33 73 12 .326 1.42 4.59 4.99 -1.4 -0.1
20o 4.3 5.8 0.2 21 15 90.5 101 33 70 12 .337 1.48 4.88 5.3 -4.4 -0.4
10o 3.8 5.7 0.2 19 14 84.0 100 33 65 11 .351 1.58 5.29 5.75 -7.9 -0.8
Weighted Mean5.45.90.32417103.0101337912.3071.304.104.454.70.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
2015258803526182175551582239.3111.273.904.248.72.77.81.11.2
2016269803727193180561652139.3041.223.683.998.42.67.71.01.8
2017278803426175164511481939.3041.233.704.028.42.67.61.01.6
2018289803526180169461502039.3041.193.603.918.42.37.51.01.9
2019297702922148141411251739.3081.233.864.208.62.57.61.01.1
2020308703023153143391371639.3111.193.523.838.42.38.10.91.8
2021317602721137131351141539.3081.213.684.008.62.37.51.01.3
2022326602619128122321071439.3081.213.663.988.62.37.51.01.3
202333650231811711229971339.3091.213.663.988.62.27.51.01.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
13.61.60.80.50.17.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 88)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 96 Chad Bettis 2013 6.85
2 95 Gus Schlosser 2013 0.00 DNP
3 93 David Phelps 2011 0.00 DNP
4 93 David Huff 2009 5.75
5 92 Charles Brewer 2012 0.00 DNP
6 92 Dillon Gee 2010 2.73
7 92 Brandon Workman 2013 4.97
8 92 Zach Stewart 2011 5.88
9 91 Kyle Weiland 2011 8.03
10 91 Micah Owings 2007 4.78
11 91 Graham Stoneburner 2012 0.00 DNP
12 91 Blake Wood 2010 5.26
13 91 Tommy Milone 2011 3.81
14 90 Rudy Owens 2012 0.00 DNP
15 90 Carlos Rosa 2009 3.38
16 90 Juan Nicasio 2011 4.40
17 90 Jeff Manship 2009 5.97
18 89 Matt Packer 2012 0.00 DNP
19 89 Alex Colome 2013 4.50
20 89 Eric Berger 2010 0.00 DNP
21 89 Steven Hensley 2011 0.00 DNP
22 89 Esmerling Vasquez 2008 0.00 DNP
23 89 John Gast 2013 5.11
24 89 Ben Snyder 2010 0.00 DNP
25 89 Jake Arrieta 2010 5.11
26 89 Clayton Mortensen 2009 9.98
27 89 James Houser 2009 0.00 DNP
28 89 Esmil Rogers 2010 7.38
29 89 Lance Lynn 2011 3.12
30 89 Jorge Reyes 2012 0.00 DNP
31 89 P.J. Walters 2009 10.69
32 89 Erik Goeddel 2013 0.00 DNP
33 89 D.J. Mitchell 2011 0.00 DNP
34 88 A.J. Griffin 2012 3.17
35 88 Chuck Lofgren 2010 0.00 DNP
36 88 Mike Kickham 2013 10.80
37 88 Brad Meyers 2010 0.00 DNP
38 88 Luis Marte 2011 2.45
39 88 Jay Jackson 2012 0.00 DNP
40 88 Deryk Hooker 2013 0.00 DNP
41 88 Scott Lewis 2008 3.38
42 88 Garrett Richards 2012 5.83
43 88 Chris Heston 2012 0.00 DNP
44 88 Aaron Miller 2012 0.00 DNP
45 88 Nick Additon 2012 0.00 DNP
46 88 Yohan Pino 2008 0.00 DNP
47 87 Heath Rollins 2009 0.00 DNP
48 87 Jake McGee 2011 4.50
49 87 Ryan Mullins 2008 0.00 DNP
50 87 Josh Outman 2009 4.01
51 87 Polin Trinidad 2009 0.00 DNP
52 87 Andre Rienzo 2012 0.00 DNP
53 87 Jose De Paula 2012 0.00 DNP
54 87 Cesar Valdez 2009 0.00 DNP
55 87 Michael Mariot 2013 0.00 DNP
56 87 Chris Dwyer 2012 0.00 DNP
57 87 Roenis Elias 2013 0.00 DNP
58 87 Jake Petricka 2012 0.00 DNP
59 87 Wily Peralta 2013 5.25
60 87 Michael Kirkman 2011 7.24
61 87 Omar Poveda 2012 0.00 DNP
62 86 Dan Cortes 2011 5.91
63 86 Adam Wilk 2012 9.00
64 86 Joe Kelly 2012 4.21
65 86 Stephen Fife 2011 0.00 DNP
66 86 Antonio Bastardo 2010 4.34
67 86 Jose Cisnero 2013 4.74
68 86 Wynn Pelzer 2010 0.00 DNP
69 86 Forrest Snow 2013 0.00 DNP
70 86 Eric Surkamp 2012 0.00 DNP
71 86 Chris Rusin 2011 0.00 DNP
72 86 Brad Mills 2009 14.09
73 86 Jimmy Nelson 2013 0.90
74 86 Matt Maloney 2008 0.00 DNP
75 86 Kyle Gibson 2012 0.00 DNP
76 86 Seth Maness 2013 2.47
77 86 Nick Tepesch 2013 5.03
78 86 Henry Sosa 2010 0.00 DNP
79 86 Alex Cobb 2012 4.42
80 86 Anthony Bass 2012 5.47
81 86 Buddy Baumann 2012 0.00 DNP
82 86 Mark Rogers 2010 1.80
83 86 Hector Ambriz 2008 0.00 DNP
84 86 Patrick Francescon 2013 0.00 DNP
85 86 Erik Davis 2011 0.00 DNP
86 86 Felipe Paulino 2008 0.00 DNP
87 85 Josh Lindblom 2011 2.73
88 85 James McDonald 2009 4.86
89 85 Josh Collmenter 2010 0.00 DNP
90 85 Zach McAllister 2012 5.60
91 85 James Simmons 2011 0.00 DNP
92 85 Daryl Thompson 2010 0.00 DNP
93 85 Paul Oseguera 2008 0.00 DNP
94 85 Ryan Buch 2012 0.00 DNP
95 85 Seth Rosin 2013 0.00 DNP
96 85 Justin Germano 2007 4.86
97 85 Simon Castro 2012 0.00 DNP
98 85 Matt Loosen 2013 0.00 DNP
99 85 Greg Smith 2008 4.35
100 85 Brooks Brown 2009 0.00 DNP

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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 accessFuture Shock: Cardinals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-10


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Boone Whiting threw 154 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Change (78mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph).