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Aaron Blair PBraves

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Career Summary
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Birth Date5-26-1992
Height6' 5"
Weight230 lbs
Age23 years, 8 months, 15 days
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2011
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2014
0.02015
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

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2013 SBN A 3 3 17.7 19 4 13 0 .262 100 9.7 2.0 0.0 6.6 45% .328 .252 1.30 2.72 3.57
2013 YAK A- 8 8 31.0 25 13 28 2 .274 96 7.3 3.8 0.6 8.1 42% .280 .253 1.23 3.80 2.90
2014 SBN A 6 6 35.7 25 14 44 2 .265 101 6.3 3.5 0.5 11.1 42% .258 .231 1.09 3.01 4.04
2014 VIS A+ 13 13 72.3 70 21 81 6 .278 104 8.7 2.6 0.7 10.1 41% .338 .263 1.26 3.86 4.35
2014 MOB AA 8 8 46.3 30 16 46 4 .262 97 5.8 3.1 0.8 8.9 44% .228 .215 0.99 3.49 1.94
2015 MOB AA 13 13 83.3 70 23 64 8 .268 100 7.6 2.5 0.9 6.9 55% .265 .237 1.12 3.95 2.70
2015 RNO AAA 13 12 77.0 67 27 56 5 .266 113 7.8 3.2 0.6 6.5 48% .273 .224 1.22 4.08 3.16

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

Aaron Blair is referenced in the following articles.

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Prospectus Feature: The Top 101 Prospects of 2016BP Prospect Staff2016-01-29
2016 Prospects: The Top 101 Prospects, Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2016-01-29
2016 Prospects: Atlanta Braves Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-01-07
2016 Prospects: Atlanta Braves Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Shelby ShockerJ.J. Jansons2015-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Shelby ShockerMatthew Trueblood2015-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Shelby ShockerChristopher Crawford2015-12-09
2016 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-12-03
2016 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2015-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaisy Cutter: Castillo Playing Well for ArizonaSahadev Sharma2015-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, August 27thJeff Moore2015-08-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 18th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, August 17thJeff Moore2015-08-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 17th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 11thJeff Moore2015-08-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 16th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 15th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-07-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 14th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-07-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessBP Top 50: Just Missed The CutJeff Moore2015-07-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 12th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-07-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 11th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 23rdJeff Moore2015-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 17, 2015Jeff Moore2015-06-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League WestCraig Goldstein2015-06-10
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 2ndJeff Moore2015-06-03
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 15-17, 2015Jeff Moore2015-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 12, 2015Jeff Moore2015-05-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 9, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessLeague Preview Series: Southern LeagueTucker Blair2015-04-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: A Different Dynasty Top 101 ListBen Carsley2015-03-10
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015Craig Goldstein2015-02-23
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2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
The Top 101 Prospects of 2015: Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2015-02-16
The Top 101 Prospects of 2015: Sliced and DicedMauricio Rubio2015-02-16
2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015Nick J. Faleris2015-02-09
2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-02-09
2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015Chris Mellen2015-02-09
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-7Bret Sayre2015-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: NL WestPatrick Ebert2015-01-09
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This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-12
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2014-12-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Arizona DiamondbacksMatt Collins2014-12-01
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityBret Sayre2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityMauricio Rubio2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityBen Carsley2014-10-18
TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your DignityCraig Goldstein2014-10-18
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Can you talk more about what Atlanta may have now in Aaron Blair?
(Bigs from Atlanta)
I've come around on Blair. It's not the sexiest profile, but the pitches and frame are there for him to be a mid-rotation guy. I can certainly understand why some exercise caution in promoting the profile, because while there's "security" in a guy like Blair, if he happens to underperform that perceived security, you're left with something significantly less than a high-upside guy underperforming to the same degree. That said, two plus pitched and an average third gives me confidence that he can reach that ceiling, and possibly surprise some people along the way. (Top 101 Chat with Craig Goldstein)
2016-01-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Could you offer some thoughts on Eric Fedde? If healthy, is he someone you could see springing into the top 50 by midseason?
(Splat from Detroit)
It's...possible, but much of that depends on the promotions of guys in front of him. I like Fedde a bunch, but we're looking at a mid-rotation guy at best with the potential to be a reliever. He's a bit of a high-floor guy but there's more risk there than with the standard high-floor guys. I do like his chances to start, but some of this goes back to what I said in my Aaron Blair answer. Two plus pitches right now, with a chance for the change to be playable. (Top 101 Chat with Craig Goldstein)
2016-01-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Expectations for Aaron Blair this year? Brinson and/or Kepler make it to the majors this year? Lines for them?
(Jon Smith from Ottawa)
Not very high. He's the classic mid-rotation starting pitching prospect that I personally try to avoid in dynasty formats. Lewis Brinson is someone who took a huge step forward last year and could get a look in Texas later this season, especially after they traded away Nick Williams. (George Bissell)
2015-08-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)So Braden Shipley has been disappointing this season, but I feel like the hate has gone wayyy too far. Guy's still new to pitching and has a 3.43 ERA in Double-A, and is giving up almost no HR's.
(Chase from LA)
Yeah, this is a good point. Shipley hasn't great by any means, but I know some who are ready to write the guy off, and that's not fair. I'd say he's fallen behind Aaron Blair, but that's okay, he's still a potential mid-rotation starter. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-02-26 20:00:00 (link to chat)What pitching prospects ranked 20 and lower will make their big league clubs in 2015? Chi Chi Gonzalez, Jake Thompson, Steven Matz, Aaron Blair, others?
(Karl from San Angelo)
Those first three are good names. Blair has an outside shot. I'd throw Norris, Wisler, and Appel on there as well. (Bret Sayre)
2015-02-04 19:00:00 (link to chat)How would you rank Aaron Blair, Marco Gonzalez, and Braden Shipley? And will Eddie Butler ultimately be a starter? Thank you!
(Dennis from LA)
Shipley, gap, Butler, Blair, Gonzales. Way too early to write off Butler-- let's see how the breaking ball comes along. A RHP with a big time FB and a swing and miss quality CH is usually a good bet. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-07-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which pitcher will have the highest impact in the Majors: Josh Hader, Aaron Blair, or Ben Lively?
(Steve from nowhere)
Tough one. Hader is a reliever for me but could be nasty. Lively back-end guy. Blair back-end guy with a chance for more. I'll go Blair. (Chris Rodriguez)
2014-07-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mark, where do you see the ETA for Diamondback hurlers Braden Shipley and Aaron Blair? Also, are the mid rotation to back end guys or a chance for more?
(Brett from New Jersey)
Shipley is showing the stuff and enough polish to move very quickly through the system and could reach the big leagues late next year, though 2016 is more likely. Blair is squarely in the 2016 time frame for me. Shipley has a much higher ceiling and be a #2 if he can put it all together; Blair has the type of ceiling you noted. (Mark Anderson)
2014-05-13 11:00:00 (link to chat)Better long-term ceiling: Ben Lively, Aaron Blair, or Jen-Ho Tseng?
(Steve from Philly)
I would take Tseng. I dig it. (Jason Parks)


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