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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-15-1989
Height6' 4"
Weight240 lbs
Age27 years, 5 months, 13 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
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-0.02015
-0.22016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 ARI MLB 18 0 12.3 0 1 0 16 4 12 4 .267 99 11.7 2.9 2.9 8.8 37% .324 .333 1.62 6.41 8.03 108 4.85 -0.0
2016 ARI 0 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 .274 104 15.0 6.0 0.0 6.0 42% .417 .337 2.33 4.85 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2016 SDN 0 4 0 7.0 0 0 0 11 4 2 2 .279 93 14.1 5.1 2.6 2.6 37% .321 .405 2.14 8.04 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2016 TOT MLB 6 0 10.0 0 0 0 16 6 4 2 .277 96 14.4 5.4 1.8 3.6 38% .350 .383 2.20 7.09 9.00 125 6.57 -0.2
CareerMLB24022.30103210166.2729812.94.02.46.437%.338.3571.886.718.461165.62-0.2

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2011 MSO Rk 23 1 43.7 4 0 0 32 20 62 3 .271 108 6.6 4.1 0.6 12.8 61% .287 .223 1.19 3.85 2.89
2012 SBN A 39 7 90.0 2 5 1 86 44 75 3 .264 96 8.6 4.4 0.3 7.5 55% .319 .259 1.44 3.75 3.20
2013 VIS A+ 26 26 137.0 8 7 0 161 64 126 24 .275 102 10.6 4.2 1.6 8.3 43% .343 .309 1.64 5.83 5.85
2014 VIS A+ 44 0 59.3 4 2 1 79 18 78 3 .272 107 12.0 2.7 0.5 11.8 57% .408 .269 1.63 2.93 4.40
2014 RNO AAA 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 4 2 4 1 .265 98 12.0 6.0 3.0 12.0 38% .429 .330 2.00 7.37 3.00
2015 ARI MLB 18 0 12.3 0 1 0 16 4 12 4 .267 99 11.7 2.9 2.9 8.8 37% .324 .333 1.62 6.41 8.03
2015 VIS A+ 10 0 14.7 1 0 0 11 2 20 0 .269 95 6.8 1.2 0.0 12.3 55% .333 .173 0.89 1.46 0.00
2015 MOB AA 24 0 25.3 3 1 1 17 5 32 1 .265 98 6.0 1.8 0.4 11.4 66% .281 .184 0.87 1.88 0.71
2015 RNO AAA 17 0 19.0 1 1 0 14 8 13 3 .271 113 6.6 3.8 1.4 6.2 46% .216 .221 1.16 5.55 5.68
2016 ARI MLB 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 .274 104 15.0 6.0 0.0 6.0 42% .417 .337 2.33 4.85 9.00
2016 SDN MLB 4 0 7.0 0 0 0 11 4 2 2 .279 93 14.1 5.1 2.6 2.6 37% .321 .405 2.14 8.04 9.00
2016 MOB AA 7 0 5.3 0 0 1 7 3 5 0 .263 11.8 5.1 0.0 8.4 53% .412 .305 1.88 3.68 5.06
2016 ELP AAA 28 0 36.7 1 1 2 32 12 42 1 .268 7.9 2.9 0.2 10.3 53% .330 .231 1.20 2.86 2.95

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 209 0.4545 0.4641 0.7732 0.6526 0.3070 0.8387 0.6571 0.2268
2016 183 0.4754 0.4208 0.8312 0.6207 0.2396 0.9074 0.6522 0.1688
Career3920.46430.44390.80030.63770.27550.87080.65480.1997

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ARI $
2015 ARI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 57 dMarc Kligman1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16. Claimed by San Diego off waivers 5/10/16 after being DFA by Arizona 4/30/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Arizona 8/8/15.
  • Signed by Arizona 6/9/11 as an amateur free agent (Coastal Carolina).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .160 .222 .400 .214
11 vs R (Multi) .429 .467 .821 .439
18 Split (Multi) -.269 -.244 -.421 -.225
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .160 .222 .400 .214
31 vs R (2015) .429 .467 .821 .439
38 Split (2015) -.269 -.244 -.421 -.225
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Keith Hessler has thrown 424 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (84mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (91mph).