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Portrait of Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez PPirates

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
118.0 5.26 1.51 75 6 10 0 -1.3
Birth Date11-28-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age24 years, 10 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.32014
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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
2011 GRL A 20 16 99.0 5.23 77 .237 .254 .324 .374 .264 .238 92 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2012 RCU A+ 27 23 130.0 6.33 76 .304 .279 .341 .433 .277 .326 102 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2013 GRL A 14 14 72.0 4.26 104 .300 .253 .327 .374 .259 .332 97 9.2 1.0 9.2 1.0
2013 JUP A+ 10 10 50.3 4.72 90 .257 .260 .330 .375 .261 .274 92 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2013 RCU A+ 2 1 9.0 1.97 158 .213 .272 .332 .402 .275 .364 94 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2014 WNS A+ 2 2 12.7 6.09 75 .276 .251 .319 .360 .261 .308 104 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2014 ALT AA 6 5 33.3 5.28 81 .302 .250 .315 .366 .252 .321 100 -1.3 -0.1 -1.6 -0.1
2014 BIR AA 3 3 15.0 4.97 83 .333 .269 .335 .390 .275 .364 97 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2014 JAX AA 12 12 52.3 4.84 85 .314 .257 .327 .387 .271 .347 95 1.6 0.2 2.5 0.2
2014 MNT AA 2 2 9.0 6.54 44 .295 .255 .324 .383 .261 .300 96 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

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
2011 GRL A 8 4 0 20 16 99.0 72 39 84 5 50% .238 6.5 3.5 0.5 7.6 1.12 2.82 -1.9 -0.2
2012 RCU A+ 6 12 0 27 23 130.0 157 51 103 26 46% .326 10.9 3.5 1.8 7.1 1.60 6.58 1.8 0.2
2013 GRL A 2 7 0 14 14 72.0 80 28 70 6 48% .332 10.0 3.5 0.8 8.8 1.50 4.88 9.2 1.0
2013 JUP A+ 4 3 0 10 10 50.3 45 21 42 5 42% .274 8.0 3.8 0.9 7.5 1.31 3.22 0.7 0.1
2013 RCU A+ 0 0 0 2 1 9.0 8 2 12 0 32% .364 8.0 2.0 0.0 12.0 1.11 3.00 3.6 0.4
2014 BIR AA 1 2 0 3 3 15.0 22 5 9 2 46% .364 13.2 3.0 1.2 5.4 1.80 6.60 0.4 0.0
2014 JAX AA 0 8 0 12 12 52.3 69 18 30 2 50% .347 11.9 3.1 0.3 5.2 1.66 6.88 2.5 0.2
2014 MNT AA 0 1 0 2 2 9.0 11 2 6 2 41% .300 11.0 2.0 2.0 6.0 1.44 8.00 -1.4 -0.1
2014 WNS A+ 1 1 0 2 2 12.7 13 3 9 1 60% .308 9.2 2.1 0.7 6.4 1.26 4.26 -0.4 -0.0
2014 ALT AA 0 2 0 6 5 33.3 40 10 21 5 50% .321 10.8 2.7 1.4 5.7 1.50 4.32 -1.6 -0.1

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
2014-05-19 2014-05-30 Minors 11 0 Right Arm Tendonitis Triceps - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Miami 11/20/13. Re-signed by Miami 3/1/14. Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Miami 6/13/14. Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 7/2/14 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/30/14. Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Chicago White Sox 7/31/14.
  • Acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/6/13 (Nolasco deal).
  • Signed by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 7/12/10.

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 7.1 10 0 27 27 138.3 123 54 86 15 .271 1.28 4.08 4.44 3.3 0.3
80o 6.4 10 0 26 26 131.0 124 55 82 15 .284 1.37 4.47 4.86 -3.3 -0.3
70o 5.9 10 0 25 25 125.9 125 55 79 15 .294 1.43 4.76 5.18 -7.7 -0.8
60o 5.5 10 0 24 24 121.5 125 55 76 15 .302 1.48 5.01 5.45 -10.9 -1.1
50o 5.1 10 0 23 23 117.6 125 55 73 15 .309 1.53 5.25 5.71 -13.8 -1.4
40o 4.8 10 0 22 22 113.6 125 55 71 15 .317 1.59 5.49 5.97 -16.3 -1.7
30o 4.4 9.9 0 22 22 109.5 125 55 69 15 .325 1.65 5.75 6.25 -18.7 -1.9
20o 4 9.9 0 21 21 104.8 125 55 66 15 .335 1.72 6.06 6.59 -21.2 -2.2
10o 3.4 9.8 0 19 19 98.4 124 55 62 15 .348 1.82 6.50 7.07 -24.1 -2.5
Weighted Mean5.19.902323117.3124557315.3081.525.225.68-13.4-1.4

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
2015254501515868735671043.3161.424.685.099.13.77.01.1-0.5
2016265601616969837711243.3101.404.645.059.23.56.61.1-0.6
2017275501515919134651143.3051.374.524.929.03.46.41.1-0.4
2018285601616969635671143.3061.374.404.799.03.36.31.0-0.3
2019295501616969535691043.3061.364.314.688.93.36.50.9-0.2
2020305501616959334691043.3051.344.244.608.83.26.61.0-0.1
2021315501515918931651043.3031.324.184.558.83.16.51.0-0.0
202232450151586852959943.3031.334.194.558.93.06.20.9-0.0
202333450141481802755943.3031.334.174.538.93.06.11.00.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseball2.25.20.600.68

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3 93 Drew Miller 2010 0.00 DNP
4 93 Joseph Cruz 2013 0.00 DNP
5 93 Josh Romanski 2011 0.00 DNP
6 93 Cory Luebke 2009 0.00 DNP
7 93 Brock Huntzinger 2013 0.00 DNP
8 93 Edgar Garcia 2012 0.00 DNP
9 93 Jacob Thompson 2011 0.00 DNP
10 92 Jacob Renshaw 2010 0.00 DNP
11 92 Steven Shell 2007 0.00 DNP
12 92 L.J. Gagnier 2009 0.00 DNP
13 92 Leandro Cespedes 2011 0.00 DNP
14 92 Oliver Drake 2011 0.00 DNP
15 92 Michael Antonini 2010 0.00 DNP
16 92 Ronald Bay 2008 0.00 DNP
17 92 Luis Noel 2012 0.00 DNP
18 92 Patrick Overholt 2008 0.00 DNP
19 92 Trevor Holder 2011 0.00 DNP
20 92 Ryan Chaffee 2012 0.00 DNP
21 92 Miguel Munoz 2013 0.00 DNP
22 91 Hiram Burgos 2012 0.00 DNP
23 91 Gonzalez Germen 2012 0.00 DNP
24 91 Josh Wall 2011 0.00 DNP
25 91 Ricky Orta 2009 0.00 DNP
26 91 Matt Branham 2012 0.00 DNP
27 91 Dylan Owen 2011 0.00 DNP
28 91 Daniel Haigwood 2008 0.00 DNP
29 91 Tyler Cloyd 2011 0.00 DNP
30 91 Abe Alvarez 2007 0.00 DNP
31 91 Trevor Harden 2012 0.00 DNP
32 91 Cory Rasmus 2012 0.00 DNP
33 91 Michael Bowman 2011 0.00 DNP
34 91 Paolo Espino 2011 0.00 DNP
35 91 Lance Janke 2011 0.00 DNP
36 91 Matt Torra 2008 0.00 DNP
37 90 Angel Calero 2011 0.00 DNP
38 90 Marcos Frias 2013 0.00 DNP
39 90 Terrence Engles 2010 0.00 DNP
40 90 Justin Thomas 2008 6.75
41 90 Craig Stammen 2008 0.00 DNP
42 90 Sean Black 2012 0.00 DNP
43 90 Brett Lorin 2011 0.00 DNP
44 90 Paul Clemens 2012 0.00 DNP
45 90 Timothy Bascom 2009 0.00 DNP
46 90 Ricky Bowen 2012 0.00 DNP
47 90 Mike Dunn 2009 6.75
48 90 Justin Marks 2012 0.00 DNP
49 90 Anthony Carter 2010 0.00 DNP
50 90 Brad Lincoln 2009 0.00 DNP
51 90 Shawn Haviland 2010 0.00 DNP
52 90 Stephen Marek 2008 0.00 DNP
53 90 Mario Hollands 2013 0.00 DNP
54 90 Jacob Rasner 2011 0.00 DNP
55 90 Sean Murphy 2013 0.00 DNP
56 89 Elisaul Pimentel 2013 0.00 DNP
57 89 Cole McCurry 2010 0.00 DNP
58 89 Chris Nicoll 2008 0.00 DNP
59 89 Corey Kluber 2010 0.00 DNP
60 89 Andrew Robinson 2012 0.00 DNP
61 89 Steven Wright 2009 0.00 DNP
62 89 Jeremy Horst 2010 0.00 DNP
63 89 Anthony Varvaro 2009 0.00 DNP
64 89 Jeff Mandel 2009 0.00 DNP
65 89 Gregory Reinhard 2008 0.00 DNP
66 89 Alfredo Venegas 2010 0.00 DNP
67 89 Darin Gorski 2012 0.00 DNP
68 89 Tim Adleman 2012 0.00 DNP
69 89 Brad Tippett 2012 0.00 DNP
70 89 Bobby LaFromboise 2010 0.00 DNP
71 88 Tyler Sample 2013 0.00 DNP
72 88 Andrew Carpenter 2009 11.12
73 88 Marlon Arias 2009 0.00 DNP
74 88 Jeremy Hefner 2010 0.00 DNP
75 88 Jordan Cooper 2013 0.00 DNP
76 88 Chris Seddon 2008 0.00 DNP
77 88 Deck McGuire 2013 0.00 DNP
78 88 Todd Redmond 2009 0.00 DNP
79 88 Luis Cota 2010 0.00 DNP
80 88 Alex Wilson 2011 0.00 DNP
81 88 Travis Banwart 2010 0.00 DNP
82 88 Andy Graham 2008 0.00 DNP
83 88 Kyle Hald 2013 0.00 DNP
84 88 Matt Chico 2007 5.17
85 88 Cory Riordan 2010 0.00 DNP
86 88 Sam LeCure 2008 0.00 DNP
87 88 Andrew Liebel 2010 0.00 DNP
88 88 Ching Lung Lo 2010 0.00 DNP
89 88 Wes Roemer 2011 0.00 DNP
90 88 Nathan Starner 2008 0.00 DNP
91 88 Charlie Furbush 2010 0.00 DNP
92 88 Spencer Arroyo 2013 0.00 DNP
93 88 Travis Blackley 2007 7.27
94 88 Michael Madsen 2007 0.00 DNP
95 88 Michael Belfiore 2013 13.50
96 88 Steve Johnson 2012 2.11
97 87 Sean Smith 2008 0.00 DNP
98 87 Ryan Brasier 2012 0.00 DNP
99 87 Seth Garrison 2010 0.00 DNP
100 87 Thad Weber 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).
2013 Angel Sanchez sparkled in his first stateside season in 2011 but couldn't keep the ball in the park in 2012.
2012 Dominican Angel Sanchez made an impressive professional debut as a 21-year-old in the Midwest League, showing off a 95-97 mph fastball, curve, and changeup.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Angel Sanchez has thrown 64 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Curve (80mph) and Sinker (93mph), also mixing in a Change (88mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph).