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Jason Townsend PPirates

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
54.7 5.16 1.52 30 2 1 1 -0.7
Birth Date9-17-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
Age26 years, 1 months, 6 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.72014
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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 SCO A- 20 0 20.0 4.64 88 .306 .247 .325 .362 .256 .388 94 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2011 WVA A 44 0 53.0 4.56 108 .230 .255 .322 .379 .253 .284 102 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2012 BRD A+ 37 0 68.7 5.14 96 .221 .255 .325 .378 .251 .282 110 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 ALT AA 3 0 10.3 4.98 92 .234 .255 .322 .377 .256 .294 105 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2013 ALT AA 36 1 53.7 5.63 71 .341 .258 .332 .387 .269 .344 96 -3.3 -0.4 -3.4 -0.5
2014 JAM A- 2 0 2.0 2.58 132 .317 .215 .271 .328 .231 .400 89 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2014 ALT AA 7 0 7.7 2.04 155 .335 .265 .326 .395 .263 .444 100 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4

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 SCO A- 1 1 6 20 0 20.0 26 12 18 0 43% .388 11.7 5.4 0.0 8.1 1.90 3.60 -0.1 -0.0
2011 WVA A 0 1 13 44 0 53.0 46 14 46 4 51% .284 7.8 2.4 0.7 7.8 1.13 2.38 6.1 0.6
2012 ALT AA 2 0 0 3 0 10.3 10 4 3 0 65% .294 8.7 3.5 0.0 2.6 1.35 0.00 0.1 0.0
2012 BRD A+ 6 2 4 37 0 68.7 60 21 42 0 62% .282 7.9 2.8 0.0 5.5 1.18 2.23 2.2 0.2
2013 ALT AA 5 5 3 36 1 53.7 71 27 38 7 53% .344 11.9 4.5 1.2 6.4 1.83 6.71 -3.4 -0.5
2014 ALT AA 0 1 1 7 0 7.7 12 5 11 0 44% .444 14.1 5.9 0.0 12.9 2.22 7.04 3.6 0.4
2014 JAM A- 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 2 0 3 0 60% .400 9.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 1.00 4.50 0.5 0.0

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

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 2.6 1.1 2.3 52 0 74.9 66 25 41 7 .268 1.22 3.91 4.25 0.9 0.1
80o 2.3 0.9 2 47 0 67.7 65 24 37 7 .283 1.32 4.33 4.7 -2.8 -0.3
70o 2.1 0.8 1.8 43 0 62.6 63 24 34 7 .295 1.39 4.63 5.04 -5.2 -0.5
60o 1.9 0.7 1.6 40 0 58.4 62 23 32 6 .305 1.45 4.90 5.33 -6.8 -0.7
50o 1.8 0.6 1.4 37 0 54.5 60 23 30 6 .314 1.52 5.16 5.6 -8.1 -0.8
40o 1.6 0.5 1.3 35 0 50.8 58 22 28 6 .323 1.58 5.42 5.89 -9.2 -0.9
30o 1.5 0.4 1.1 32 0 46.8 56 21 26 6 .334 1.65 5.70 6.19 -10.1 -1.0
20o 1.3 0.4 1 29 0 42.4 53 20 23 6 .345 1.74 6.04 6.56 -11.0 -1.1
10o 1.1 0.3 0.8 25 0 36.4 49 19 20 5 .362 1.86 6.52 7.09 -11.6 -1.2
Weighted Mean1.80.61.437053.75822296.3121.505.125.56-7.7-0.8

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
20152621132047501728450.3161.444.615.019.63.35.40.8-0.0
20162721132047501727550.3091.434.745.159.63.35.21.0-0.1
20172821133049511829550.3081.414.544.949.43.35.30.90.0
20182921133049511729550.3091.404.514.919.43.15.40.90.0
20193021134050511730550.3071.374.424.809.23.15.40.90.1
20203121132047491628550.3071.384.394.779.43.15.41.00.1
20213211130044461526550.3051.384.434.819.33.05.31.00.1
20223311128042431424450.3061.374.444.839.33.05.20.90.1
20233410127040421323450.3061.394.444.839.52.95.20.90.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.22.2110.1out of baseball4.4

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