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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 22)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
81.7 5.19 1.65 50 4 5 1 -0.8
Birth Date11-29-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age22 years, 10 months, 2 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
2015
0.02016
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

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
2011 VIT Rk 9 8 26.3 1 1 0 28 11 23 2 .264 95 9.6 3.8 0.7 7.9 45% .351 .272 1.48 3.77 3.76 91 3.18
2012 DPT Rk 11 9 23.0 0 1 0 25 21 16 1 .258 98 9.8 8.2 0.4 6.3 45% .364 .311 2.00 5.20 7.04 128 9.20
2013 ROY Rk 11 5 36.3 1 0 0 35 13 39 2 .264 99 8.7 3.2 0.5 9.7 47% .327 .262 1.32 3.98 2.97 93 3.39
2014 LEX A 25 16 109.0 3 8 1 121 44 88 9 .261 105 10.0 3.6 0.7 7.3 47% .329 .280 1.51 4.31 4.38 106 5.56
2015 WIL A+ 25 14 94.0 7 8 4 86 46 91 6 .258 102 8.2 4.4 0.6 8.7 43% .311 .263 1.40 3.84 3.93 105 4.57
2015 NWA AA 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 .250 88 9.0 2.2 0.0 6.8 38% .308 .283 1.25 3.30 4.50 98 3.88
2016 WIL A+ 26 0 47.3 2 0 7 40 25 51 8 .264 7.6 4.8 1.5 9.7 31% .258 .292 1.37 5.36 4.37 99 3.43

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

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 4.5 5.6 0.5 28 17 102.6 94 41 63 10 .263 1.32 4.33 4.71 6.7 0.7
80o 3.9 5.6 0.4 26 15 95.2 95 42 58 10 .278 1.43 4.79 5.21 1.5 0.2
70o 3.6 5.5 0.4 24 15 89.9 94 41 55 10 .289 1.51 5.13 5.57 -1.7 -0.2
60o 3.2 5.4 0.3 23 14 85.5 94 41 52 10 .299 1.58 5.43 5.9 -4.2 -0.5
50o 3 5.4 0.3 22 13 81.5 93 41 50 10 .308 1.65 5.71 6.2 -6.3 -0.7
40o 2.7 5.3 0.3 21 13 77.6 93 41 48 10 .316 1.72 6.00 6.52 -8.2 -0.9
30o 2.4 5.2 0.3 20 12 73.5 92 40 45 10 .326 1.80 6.31 6.86 -9.9 -1.1
20o 2.1 5.1 0.2 19 11 68.9 91 40 42 10 .337 1.89 6.69 7.27 -11.7 -1.3
10o 1.7 4.9 0.2 17 10 62.6 88 39 38 9 .353 2.03 7.23 7.86 -13.6 -1.5
Weighted Mean35.30.3221381.092405010.3051.635.666.16-5.9-0.6

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/30/2016 12:13 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 3.3 6.9 0.5 28 17 102.6 95 42 62 10 .263 1.33 4.06 4.3 -8.3 -0.9
80o 2.9 6.7 0.4 26 15 95.1 95 42 57 10 .278 1.43 4.45 4.74 -12.1 -1.3
70o 2.6 6.6 0.4 24 15 89.9 94 41 54 10 .289 1.51 4.73 5.05 -14.4 -1.6
60o 2.4 6.5 0.4 23 14 85.5 94 41 51 10 .298 1.58 4.99 5.33 -16.2 -1.8
50o 2.2 6.4 0.3 22 13 81.5 93 41 49 10 .307 1.65 5.23 5.6 -17.7 -1.9
40o 2.1 6.3 0.3 21 13 77.6 93 41 47 10 .315 1.72 5.47 5.87 -19.1 -2.1
30o 1.9 6.2 0.3 20 12 73.6 92 40 44 10 .325 1.79 5.73 6.16 -20.4 -2.2
20o 1.7 6 0.3 19 11 68.9 90 40 41 10 .336 1.89 6.05 6.51 -21.6 -2.3
10o 1.4 5.8 0.2 17 10 62.6 88 39 38 9 .351 2.02 6.50 7.01 -22.9 -2.5
Weighted Mean2.26.30.3221381.092404910.3041.635.195.56-17.3-1.9

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
1% 1% 0% 1% 2%

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
201723350241210712655701538.3151.705.295.7110.64.65.91.3-0.7
20182434021119310545631238.3101.625.025.4210.24.46.11.2-0.4
20192534020108810344601238.3141.665.125.5210.54.56.11.2-0.4
20202634020119010544611238.3141.655.005.3910.54.46.11.2-0.3
202127230179768737531038.3101.624.955.3410.34.46.21.2-0.3
202228230169738234501038.3061.584.965.3510.14.26.11.2-0.2
202329230168728234491038.3081.614.975.3610.24.26.11.2-0.2
20243023014763723143838.3121.635.005.3910.34.46.11.1-0.2
20253123014762702842838.3111.594.915.3010.24.16.11.2-0.2

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
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Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
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Comparable Players (Similarity Index 93)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 95 Josh Outman 2007 0.00 DNP
2 95 Clint Everts 2007 0.00 DNP
3 95 Bobby Parnell 2007 0.00 DNP
4 95 Cesar Ramos 2006 0.00 DNP
5 95 Roque Mercedes 2009 0.00 DNP
6 95 Jake Stevens 2007 0.00 DNP
7 95 Billy Buckner 2006 0.00 DNP
8 95 Shane Broyles 2014 0.00 DNP
9 94 Andrew Barb 2007 0.00 DNP
10 94 Kramer Sneed 2011 0.00 DNP
11 94 Robert Ray 2006 0.00 DNP
12 94 Alexander Smit 2008 0.00 DNP
13 94 Tyson Ross 2009 0.00 DNP
14 94 Jesse Hernandez 2011 0.00 DNP
15 94 Angel Calero 2009 0.00 DNP
16 94 Misaul Diaz 2012 0.00 DNP
17 94 Tony Butler 2010 0.00 DNP
18 94 William Davis 2015 0.00 DNP
19 93 Edgar Ibarra 2011 0.00 DNP
20 93 Kenneth Smalley 2010 0.00 DNP
21 93 Marco Gonzales 2014 4.15
22 93 Taylor Jordan 2011 0.00 DNP
23 93 Moises Hernandez 2006 0.00 DNP
24 93 Scott Barlow 2015 0.00 DNP
25 93 Travis Banwart 2008 0.00 DNP
26 93 Dan McDaniel 2010 0.00 DNP
27 93 Cesar Vargas 2014 0.00 DNP
28 93 John Gast 2011 0.00 DNP
29 93 Miguel Socolovich 2009 0.00 DNP
30 93 Ross Francis 2010 0.00 DNP
31 93 Jeff Thompson 2014 0.00 DNP
32 93 Carlton Smith 2008 0.00 DNP
33 93 Wade LeBlanc 2007 0.00 DNP
34 93 Yoervis Medina 2011 0.00 DNP
35 93 Frank Batista 2011 0.00 DNP
36 92 Yeiper Castillo 2011 0.00 DNP
37 92 Julio Polanco 2009 0.00 DNP
38 92 Brendan Wise 2008 0.00 DNP
39 92 Derek De Young 2014 0.00 DNP
40 92 Mike Rayl 2011 0.00 DNP
41 92 Jo-Jo Reyes 2007 6.93
42 92 Daniel Reynolds 2013 0.00 DNP
43 92 Fernando Rodriguez 2006 0.00 DNP
44 92 Jose Escalona 2008 0.00 DNP
45 92 Shane Greene 2011 0.00 DNP
46 92 Craig Italiano 2009 0.00 DNP
47 92 Jacob Renshaw 2008 0.00 DNP
48 92 Felipe Paulino 2006 0.00 DNP
49 92 Tyler Green 2014 0.00 DNP
50 92 Chaz Hebert 2015 0.00 DNP
51 92 Geison Aguasviva 2010 0.00 DNP
52 92 Chad Bell 2011 0.00 DNP
53 92 John Anderson 2011 0.00 DNP
54 92 Chad Bettis 2011 0.00 DNP
55 92 William Scott 2013 0.00 DNP
56 92 Carlos Hernandez 2009 0.00 DNP
57 92 Juan Marcano 2013 0.00 DNP
58 92 Max Russell 2011 0.00 DNP
59 92 Deunte Heath 2008 0.00 DNP
60 92 Ralston Cash 2014 0.00 DNP
61 92 Joshua Slaats 2011 0.00 DNP
62 92 John Pedrotty 2012 0.00 DNP
63 92 Donnie Veal 2007 0.00 DNP
64 92 Nicholas Carr 2009 0.00 DNP
65 92 Jhonny Nunez 2008 0.00 DNP
66 92 Robert Morey 2011 0.00 DNP
67 92 Drew Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
68 92 Michael Ynoa 2014 0.00 DNP
69 92 Matt Andriese 2012 0.00 DNP
70 92 Adrian Houser 2015 0.00
71 91 Omar Bencomo 2011 0.00 DNP
72 91 Guillermo Moscoso 2006 0.00 DNP
73 91 Richard Sullivan 2009 0.00 DNP
74 91 Felipe Rivero 2014 0.00 DNP
75 91 Ricky Romero 2007 0.00 DNP
76 91 Adam Harben 2006 0.00 DNP
77 91 Mario Hollands 2011 0.00 DNP
78 91 Sebastian Vader 2014 0.00 DNP
79 91 Myles Jaye 2014 0.00 DNP
80 91 Esmil Rogers 2008 0.00 DNP
81 91 Greg Smith 2006 0.00 DNP
82 91 Jade Todd 2012 0.00 DNP
83 91 Justin Hancock 2013 0.00 DNP
84 91 Blayne Weller 2012 0.00 DNP
85 91 Chad Rodgers 2010 0.00 DNP
86 91 Angel Cuan 2011 0.00 DNP
87 91 Elih Villanueva 2009 0.00 DNP
88 91 Drew VerHagen 2013 0.00 DNP
89 91 Zachary Varce 2011 0.00 DNP
90 91 Seon Gi Kim 2014 0.00 DNP
91 91 Waldis Joaquin 2009 4.22
92 91 Ubaldo Jimenez 2006 4.70
93 91 Michael Cisco 2009 0.00 DNP
94 91 David Hernandez 2007 0.00 DNP
95 91 Mike Wright 2012 0.00 DNP
96 91 Rafael Rodriguez 2007 0.00 DNP
97 91 Derek Cone 2012 0.00 DNP
98 91 Scott Mitchinson 2007 0.00 DNP
99 91 Christian Powell 2014 0.00 DNP
100 91 Patrick McCoy 2011 0.00 DNP

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