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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-19-1990
Height6' 7"
Weight250 lbs
Age27 years, 0 months, 9 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.52013
-0.22014
2015
0.72016
0.12017
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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 DRA- WARP
2013 MIA MLB 4 4 18.0 0 2 0 27 13 15 4 .248 104 13.5 6.5 2.0 7.5 40% .411 .364 2.22 6.41 8.50 115 7.32 175.2 -0.5
2014 MIA MLB 2 1 7.0 0 1 0 12 3 6 0 .238 99 15.4 3.9 0.0 7.7 50% .462 .331 2.14 2.67 9.00 108 6.93 170.1 -0.2
2016 KCA MLB 36 1 55.3 1 2 0 38 23 44 5 .256 103 6.2 3.7 0.8 7.2 57% .223 .223 1.10 3.99 2.60 101 3.82 84.4 0.7
CareerMLB42680.31507739659.2521038.64.41.07.352%.296.2701.444.414.481054.87112.20.0

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 cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 WMI A 13 13 67.7 7 2 0 58 23 57 3 .264 98 7.7 3.1 0.4 7.6 45% .285 .236 1.20 3.45 3.46 101 3.99 99.5
2012 LAK A+ 18 18 102.0 8 4 0 113 32 84 5 .249 108 10.0 2.8 0.4 7.4 46% .341 .254 1.42 3.41 3.71 92 3.00 94.7
2012 ERI AA 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 8 2 3 1 .268 100 14.4 3.6 1.8 5.4 42% .389 .358 2.00 5.80 9.00 102 8.36 125.5
2012 JAX AA 8 8 45.0 3 0 0 48 13 32 3 .257 103 9.6 2.6 0.6 6.4 47% .315 .257 1.36 3.72 3.80 105 5.22 108.1
2012 PDD Wnt 7 7 22.3 1 3 0 21 7 18 2 .000 8.5 2.8 0.8 7.3 0% .297 .000 1.25 4.55 3.63 0 0.00 0.0
2013 MIA MLB 4 4 18.0 0 2 0 27 13 15 4 .248 104 13.5 6.5 2.0 7.5 40% .411 .364 2.22 6.41 8.50 115 7.32 175.2
2013 JAX AA 4 4 23.0 1 1 0 18 3 25 2 .246 95 7.0 1.2 0.8 9.8 47% .298 .198 0.91 2.39 1.57 91 3.67 95.9
2013 NWO AAA 23 23 138.0 6 11 0 127 40 122 7 .263 88 8.3 2.6 0.5 8.0 55% .302 .240 1.21 3.42 2.80 72 2.35 81.4
2014 MIA MLB 2 1 7.0 0 1 0 12 3 6 0 .238 99 15.4 3.9 0.0 7.7 50% .462 .331 2.14 2.67 9.00 108 6.93 170.1
2014 NWO AAA 25 25 139.7 8 10 0 169 50 104 13 .268 90 10.9 3.2 0.8 6.7 47% .342 .295 1.57 4.62 4.06 103 7.77 119.0
2015 OMA AAA 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .284 82 13.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 50% .500 .282 1.50 0.60 0.00 98 3.75 98.3
2016 KCA MLB 36 1 55.3 1 2 0 38 23 44 5 .256 103 6.2 3.7 0.8 7.2 57% .223 .223 1.10 3.99 2.60 101 3.82 84.4
2016 OMA AAA 9 4 23.7 2 1 0 22 12 28 1 .268 98 8.4 4.6 0.4 10.6 66% .350 .234 1.44 3.43 3.04 94 3.58 97.0

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
2013 340 0.4176 0.4147 0.7305 0.6056 0.2778 0.8372 0.5636 0.2695
2014 140 0.5000 0.4500 0.9048 0.6286 0.2714 0.9318 0.8421 0.0952
2016 814 0.4312 0.4484 0.7425 0.6353 0.3067 0.8386 0.5915 0.2575
Career12940.43510.43970.75690.62680.29530.84830.61130.2431

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
2017 KCA $556,000
2016 KCA $
2015 KCA $
2014 MIA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$556,000
1 yrTotal$556,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 135 dSports Pro Services1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17.
  • 1 year/$515,950 (2016). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16.
  • 1 year/$508,450 (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Miami 3/1/14. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Miami 11/28/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Miami 9/3/13.
  • Acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12 (Anibal Sanchez deal).
  • Drafted by Detroit 2011 (7-227) (Wichita State). $0.125M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .200 .285 .322 .222
11 vs R (Multi) .219 .306 .338 .240
18 Split (Multi) -.019 -.022 -.015 -.017
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .191 .276 .309 .215
31 vs R (2016) .202 .291 .315 .228
38 Split (2016) -.010 -.014 -.006 -.014
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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Brian Flynn is referenced in the following articles.

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Team Chemistry: What's Average For Pitchers?John Choiniere2016-08-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2016-03-08
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This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-01-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Reliever ReceiversBret Sayre2014-12-01
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This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-11-05
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 15Jeff Moore2014-05-16
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This article requires BP Premium accessFive to Watch: National League ProspectsBret Sayre2014-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Spring FlingsR.J. Anderson2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Prospect Proximity RankingsR.J. Anderson2014-03-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2014-02-28
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2014-02-26
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessCovering the Call-Ups, Part One: The PitchersJason Cole2013-09-12
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2017, Brian Flynn threw 1,443 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), Slider (86mph) and Sinker (93mph). He also rarely threw a Change (85mph) and Curve (77mph).