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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
8.0 4.48 1.37 7 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date4-22-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age26 years, 3 months, 8 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
0.12015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 PHI MLB 8 0 7.7 11 2 9 2 .278 101 12.9 2.3 2.3 10.6 46% .375 .340 1.70 4.99 5.87 97 4.13 0.1
2016 PHI MLB 17 0 23.0 20 9 18 4 .273 7.8 3.5 1.6 7.0 41% .250 .268 1.26 5.16 4.30 112 4.79 0.0
CareerMLB25030.73111276.274259.13.21.87.943%.284.2881.375.114.701084.660.1

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2011 WPT A- 22 0 30.0 28 12 23 1 .259 94 8.4 3.6 0.3 6.9 55% .287 .297 1.33 3.56 3.00
2012 LWD A 25 0 37.7 45 16 34 3 .266 96 10.8 3.8 0.7 8.1 56% .359 .281 1.62 4.40 4.30
2012 CLR A+ 19 0 22.7 15 5 28 1 .247 106 6.0 2.0 0.4 11.1 52% .264 .205 0.88 2.29 2.78
2013 CLR A+ 47 0 66.3 66 27 75 6 .255 99 9.0 3.7 0.8 10.2 44% .331 .258 1.40 3.47 5.02
2014 CLR A+ 11 0 17.7 16 8 17 0 .254 100 8.2 4.1 0.0 8.7 34% .320 .222 1.36 2.82 2.04
2014 REA AA 36 2 59.0 39 22 60 5 .257 104 5.9 3.4 0.8 9.2 44% .233 .217 1.03 3.64 2.29
2015 PHI MLB 8 0 7.7 11 2 9 2 .278 101 12.9 2.3 2.3 10.6 46% .375 .340 1.70 4.99 5.87
2015 REA AA 21 0 35.7 31 10 36 1 .258 107 7.8 2.5 0.3 9.1 42% .300 .226 1.15 2.46 2.52
2015 LEH AAA 31 0 42.0 24 21 41 2 .257 99 5.1 4.5 0.4 8.8 37% .210 .214 1.07 3.40 2.79
2016 PHI MLB 17 0 23.0 20 9 18 4 .273 7.8 3.5 1.6 7.0 41% .250 .268 1.26 5.16 4.30
2016 LEH AAA 17 0 22.0 17 8 23 1 .246 7.0 3.3 0.4 9.4 48% .291 .233 1.14 2.84 4.09

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 149 0.4966 0.4497 0.8060 0.6351 0.2667 0.8936 0.6000 0.1940
2016 352 0.4943 0.4574 0.7702 0.6782 0.2416 0.8220 0.6279 0.2298
Career5010.4950.45510.78080.66540.24910.84330.61960.2192

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 PHI $
2015 PHI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 34 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Philadelphia 9/1/15.
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (13-421) (Kansas).

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1.5 0.7 0 27 0 45.7 34 14 42 4 .261 1.04 2.93 3.19 5.1 0.6
80o 1.4 0.6 0 27 0 39.7 31 13 36 4 .276 1.13 3.33 3.62 3.7 0.4
70o 1.4 0.6 0 27 0 35.5 30 12 32 4 .287 1.19 3.62 3.93 2.7 0.3
60o 1.4 0.6 0 27 0 32.1 28 12 29 4 .297 1.24 3.87 4.21 1.8 0.2
50o 1.4 0.5 0 27 0 28.9 26 11 26 3 .306 1.30 4.11 4.47 1.0 0.1
40o 1.4 0.5 0 27 0 25.8 25 10 24 3 .314 1.35 4.36 4.73 0.2 0.0
30o 1.3 0.5 0 27 0 22.6 22 9 21 3 .324 1.41 4.62 5.02 -0.7 -0.1
20o 1.3 0.5 0 27 0 18.9 20 8 17 2 .335 1.48 4.94 5.37 -1.8 -0.2
10o 1.3 0.4 0 27 0 14.0 16 7 13 2 .351 1.58 5.39 5.85 -3.3 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.40.5027028.12511263.3031.284.084.431.10.1

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 7/30/2016 10:44 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 23.6 18 8 21 2 .249 1.10 3.32 3.4 1.1 0.1
80o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 18.0 15 6 16 2 .264 1.19 3.71 3.8 0.7 0.1
70o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 14.1 12 5 13 2 .275 1.26 4.00 4.1 0.5 0.0
60o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 10.9 10 4 10 1 .284 1.32 4.24 4.36 0.2 0.0
50o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 8.0 8 3 7 1 .292 1.37 4.48 4.6 0.0 0.0
40o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 5.2 5 2 5 1 .301 1.43 4.72 4.85 -0.2 -0.0
30o 0.4 0.4 0 8 0 2.2 2 1 2 0 .310 1.50 4.97 5.12 -0.4 -0.0
Weighted Mean0.40.40807.27371.2901.364.444.570.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
9% 15% 6% 14% 23%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 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
20172711030032281330438.2991.294.234.708.03.78.51.10.1
20182811029031281229438.3041.294.234.708.13.58.41.20.1
20192921032034301332438.3021.264.244.717.93.48.51.10.1
20203021032034301332438.3021.284.144.608.03.58.61.10.1
20213111029031281228438.3051.304.264.738.23.58.21.20.1
20223211029031281229438.3031.294.224.698.13.58.41.20.1
20233311028030271127438.3031.284.244.718.23.38.21.20.1
20243411027029261126438.3031.294.284.768.23.58.21.30.0
20253510026027251025338.3041.284.264.748.23.38.21.00.0

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 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
20172721145048401946638.2841.234.364.857.53.68.61.10.0
20182821042044381741638.2901.244.414.907.73.58.31.2-0.0
20192931155059482057938.2751.164.444.937.43.18.71.4-0.0
20203021038041311240538.2621.063.844.276.92.78.91.10.3
202131000707735138.3071.434.615.129.03.96.41.3-0.0
20233321150053431854838.2841.164.204.677.33.19.21.40.1
20243421145048411746738.2851.204.424.917.63.28.61.3-0.0
20253521041043381640638.2861.254.545.057.93.38.31.2-0.1

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
0.53.42.70.80.52.27.9

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20150.53.42.70.80.52.27.9

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 91)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 95 Jaye Chapman 2013 0.00 DNP
2 95 Cody Eppley 2012 3.91
3 95 Ryan Rodebaugh 2015 0.00 DNP
4 94 Matt Gorgen 2013 0.00 DNP
5 94 Enosil Tejeda 2015 0.00 DNP
6 94 Paul Smyth 2013 0.00 DNP
7 94 Rob Wooten 2012 0.00 DNP
8 94 Mark Worrell 2009 0.00 DNP
9 94 Hunter Jones 2010 0.00
10 94 Jon Link 2010 7.27
11 93 Chris Rearick 2014 0.00 DNP
12 93 Steven Ames 2014 0.00 DNP
13 93 Neil Holland 2015 0.00 DNP
14 93 Bryce Stowell 2013 0.00 DNP
15 93 Daniel Meszaros 2012 0.00 DNP
16 92 Adalberto Flores 2013 0.00 DNP
17 92 Jesse Ingram 2008 0.00 DNP
18 92 Brad Kilby 2009 1.06
19 92 Erik Hamren 2013 0.00 DNP
20 92 Beau Jones 2013 0.00 DNP
21 92 Hamilton Bennett 2014 0.00 DNP
22 92 Josh Ellis 2011 0.00 DNP
23 92 Pedro Viola 2009 5.14
24 92 Brandon Sisk 2012 0.00 DNP
25 92 Frank Gailey 2012 0.00 DNP
26 92 Ron Flores 2006 3.34
27 92 Jim Miller 2008 3.52
28 92 Mickey Storey 2012 4.15
29 92 Jose De La Torre 2012 0.00 DNP
30 92 Donnie Joseph 2014 81.00
31 92 Matt Langwell 2012 0.00 DNP
32 92 Pedro Vidal 2014 0.00 DNP
33 92 Neil Wagner 2010 0.00 DNP
34 92 Blake Parker 2011 0.00 DNP
35 92 Vinnie Pestano 2011 2.32
36 91 Patrick Keating 2013 0.00 DNP
37 91 Josh Wilkie 2011 0.00 DNP
38 91 Marquis Fleming 2013 0.00 DNP
39 91 Eddie Morlan 2012 0.00 DNP
40 91 Chris Petrini 2013 0.00 DNP
41 91 Jay Buente 2010 6.55
42 91 Craig Breslow 2007 0.00 DNP
43 91 Jason Gurka 2014 0.00 DNP
44 91 David Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
45 91 Peter Andrelczyk 2012 0.00 DNP
46 91 Evan Scribner 2012 2.80
47 91 Hector Neris 2015 4.24
48 91 John Cornely 2015 36.00
49 91 Erik Stiller 2011 0.00 DNP
50 91 Oneli Perez 2009 0.00 DNP
51 91 Robert Hinton 2011 0.00 DNP
52 91 Jared Gayhart 2013 0.00 DNP
53 90 Josh Judy 2012 0.00 DNP
54 90 Matthew Sartor 2011 0.00 DNP
55 90 Eric Marzec 2014 0.00 DNP
56 90 Josh Newman 2008 10.34
57 90 Rocky Roquet 2009 0.00 DNP
58 90 Seth Simmons 2014 0.00 DNP
59 90 Josh Roenicke 2009 5.81
60 90 Ryan Reid 2011 0.00 DNP
61 90 Jordan Conley 2013 0.00 DNP
62 90 Ryan Kussmaul 2013 0.00 DNP
63 90 Brett Campbell 2008 0.00 DNP
64 90 Kyle Landis 2012 0.00 DNP
65 90 Jay Sborz 2011 0.00 DNP
66 90 Mark Hamburger 2013 0.00 DNP
67 90 Scott Maine 2011 10.29
68 90 Kyler Newby 2011 0.00 DNP
69 90 Keith Butler 2015 0.00 DNP
70 90 Zach Putnam 2014 2.30
71 90 Cole St. Clair 2013 0.00 DNP
72 90 John Gaub 2011 6.75
73 90 Cody Hall 2014 0.00 DNP
74 90 Jeremy Berg 2013 0.00 DNP
75 90 Rob Delaney 2011 10.80
76 89 Jason Stoffel 2015 0.00 DNP
77 89 Michael Dubee 2012 0.00 DNP
78 89 Tyler Sturdevant 2012 0.00 DNP
79 89 Brett Butts 2012 0.00 DNP
80 89 Stephen Kohlscheen 2015 0.00 DNP
81 89 Jesse Simpson 2013 0.00 DNP
82 89 Josh Lueke 2011 6.06
83 89 Taylor Thompson 2013 0.00 DNP
84 89 Matt Rusch 2009 0.00 DNP
85 89 Eddie Camacho 2009 0.00 DNP
86 89 Matt Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
87 89 Matthew West 2015 0.00
88 89 Josh Fields 2012 0.00 DNP
89 89 Kirby Yates 2013 0.00 DNP
90 89 Jose Flores 2015 0.00 DNP
91 89 Jonathan Arias 2014 0.00 DNP
92 88 Mitch Herold 2012 0.00 DNP
93 88 Jeff Beliveau 2013 0.00
94 88 Robert Coello 2011 0.00 DNP
95 88 David Colvin 2015 0.00 DNP
96 88 Mike Piazza 2013 0.00 DNP
97 88 Pedro Strop 2011 2.05
98 88 Omar Aguilar 2011 0.00 DNP
99 88 Michael Schwimer 2012 4.72
100 88 Miguel Socolovich 2013 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .231 .286 .385 .247
11 vs R (Multi) .364 .391 .636 .397
18 Split (Multi) -.133 -.106 -.252 -.151
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .231 .286 .385 .247
31 vs R (2015) .364 .391 .636 .397
38 Split (2015) -.133 -.106 -.252 -.151
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 The first Colton to make it to the majors, Colton Murray deepens an already robust selection of right-handed relief in the Phillies' ranks as a 13th-round, homegrown hurler.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Fifth Column: PECOTA Picks Philies to Win NL EastMichael Baumann2016-02-23
Series Notes: Double-A Reading (Phillies) vs. Richmond (Giants)Jason Parks2014-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDissecting the Draft: IntroductionNick J. Faleris2013-04-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Colton Murray has thrown 518 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (87mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph) and Cutter (90mph).