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Patrick Francescon PCubs

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
37.3 4.69 1.26 25 2 1 1 -0.1
Birth Date1-4-1989
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age28 years, 8 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
-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

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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 PEO A 17 2 34.7 1 4 2 36 7 40 3 .264 90 9.3 1.8 0.8 10.4 40% .347 .253 1.24 2.78 3.89 80 2.38 85.2
2011 DAY A+ 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .260 97 9.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 67% .333 .317 1.50 2.87 0.00 99 4.62 103.9
2011 CUB Rk 1 0 2.0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 .239 94 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 75% .250 .048 0.50 2.36 0.00 92 4.17 94.5
2012 PEO A 9 9 53.3 5 1 0 28 14 42 5 .258 97 4.7 2.4 0.8 7.1 56% .170 .192 0.79 4.17 1.86 91 4.05 101.3
2012 DAY A+ 17 17 84.0 3 6 0 83 24 53 8 .246 109 8.9 2.6 0.9 5.7 45% .281 .243 1.27 4.26 3.75 106 5.18 107.8
2013 DAY A+ 14 13 70.0 5 4 0 75 21 62 9 .251 101 9.6 2.7 1.2 8.0 48% .308 .272 1.37 4.08 4.76 89 2.63 91.5
2013 TEN AA 16 0 30.0 2 0 0 25 16 21 2 .252 105 7.5 4.8 0.6 6.3 56% .271 .249 1.37 4.07 4.20 105 5.41 110.5
2014 TEN AA 43 0 69.0 11 6 1 64 31 48 4 .261 100 8.3 4.0 0.5 6.3 51% .282 .258 1.38 3.97 3.52 106 4.67 104.1
2015 TEN AA 42 0 53.3 4 2 22 38 17 50 5 .267 98 6.4 2.9 0.8 8.4 48% .236 .245 1.03 3.71 1.69 92 2.73 87.6
2015 IOW AAA 3 1 8.0 0 0 0 4 4 7 0 .272 94 4.5 4.5 0.0 7.9 45% .200 .171 1.00 3.34 0.00 98 4.83 106.6

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-08-24 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

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Details

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.4 1.3 1 26 3 51.6 39 18 33 6 .220 1.10 3.84 4.15 4.2 0.5
80o 2.1 1.2 0.9 23 3 45.6 37 17 29 5 .234 1.18 4.21 4.57 1.7 0.2
70o 1.8 1.1 0.8 21 3 41.4 35 16 26 5 .243 1.25 4.49 4.88 0.3 0.0
60o 1.7 1 0.7 19 2 37.9 34 15 24 5 .251 1.30 4.74 5.14 -0.8 -0.1
50o 1.5 0.9 0.6 18 2 34.7 32 15 22 5 .259 1.36 4.96 5.4 -1.6 -0.2
40o 1.3 0.9 0.5 16 2 31.6 31 14 20 4 .267 1.41 5.20 5.66 -2.3 -0.3
30o 1.2 0.8 0.5 15 2 28.4 29 13 18 4 .275 1.47 5.45 5.94 -2.9 -0.3
20o 1 0.7 0.4 13 2 24.7 26 12 16 4 .285 1.55 5.75 6.27 -3.4 -0.4
10o 0.8 0.6 0.3 10 1 19.7 22 10 13 3 .299 1.65 6.18 6.75 -3.7 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.50.90.617234.03114224.2571.344.935.36-1.5-0.2

2017 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/25/2017 13:10 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.6 1.3 1.1 28 3 53.7 39 18 34 6 .216 1.07 3.77 4.07 3.1 0.3
80o 2.2 1.2 0.9 24 3 46.9 37 17 30 5 .230 1.16 4.17 4.51 0.6 0.1
70o 1.9 1.1 0.8 22 3 42.2 36 16 27 5 .241 1.23 4.46 4.84 -0.9 -0.1
60o 1.7 1 0.7 20 2 38.3 34 16 24 5 .250 1.30 4.72 5.12 -1.9 -0.2
50o 1.5 0.9 0.6 18 2 34.7 32 15 22 5 .259 1.36 4.96 5.39 -2.7 -0.3
40o 1.3 0.8 0.5 16 2 31.3 30 14 20 4 .268 1.42 5.21 5.67 -3.3 -0.4
30o 1.2 0.8 0.5 14 2 27.6 28 13 18 4 .277 1.49 5.48 5.97 -3.8 -0.4
20o 1 0.7 0.4 12 1 23.5 25 12 15 4 .288 1.57 5.80 6.33 -4.1 -0.4
10o 0.7 0.5 0.3 9 1 18.1 21 10 11 3 .303 1.69 6.26 6.85 -4.1 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.50.90.617233.83114214.2571.344.925.35-2.5-0.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
2% 5% 1% 6% 8%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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 DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201829322445887750881344.2961.444.915.647.95.19.01.3-0.4
20193022128356493251844.2891.465.025.777.95.28.21.3-0.3
2020311009117171119244.3441.624.435.098.85.79.91.00.0

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16 91 James Leverton 2014 0.00 DNP
17 91 Matt Wright 2010 0.00 DNP
18 91 Sergio Perez 2013 0.00 DNP
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53 88 Justin Souza 2014 0.00 DNP
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55 88 Charles Shirek 2014 0.00 DNP
56 88 Mark Malaska 2006 0.00 DNP
57 88 Ryan Verdugo 2015 0.00 DNP
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