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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
82.7 5.79 1.63 32 3 5 0 -1.4
Birth Date2-3-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 8 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2011
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2013
-1.42014
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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 SCO A- 15 15 71.3 4.97 98 .276 .250 .327 .351 .258 .304 104 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
2012 WVA A 14 14 76.3 5.50 93 .234 .268 .344 .408 .269 .282 106 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2012 BRD A+ 14 9 49.0 8.22 48 .302 .253 .324 .370 .248 .333 114 -6.3 -0.6 -6.3 -0.6
2013 BRD A+ 28 9 86.3 5.28 82 .285 .253 .319 .365 .255 .341 98 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2014 BRD A+ 4 0 10.7 5.47 75 .237 .244 .313 .356 .244 .257 100 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2014 ALT AA 30 1 53.0 4.95 88 .308 .263 .328 .386 .262 .331 98 0.6 0.1 1.1 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 SCO A- 5 3 0 15 15 71.3 77 15 39 1 56% .304 9.7 1.9 0.1 4.9 1.29 3.79 5.1 0.5
2012 WVA A 4 4 0 14 14 76.3 72 23 44 3 55% .282 8.5 2.7 0.4 5.2 1.24 3.42 6.2 0.6
2012 BRD A+ 0 8 0 14 9 49.0 61 26 22 5 55% .333 11.2 4.8 0.9 4.0 1.78 8.08 -6.3 -0.6
2013 BRD A+ 3 9 5 28 9 86.3 109 24 48 4 55% .341 11.4 2.5 0.4 5.0 1.54 4.17 -0.1 -0.0
2014 ALT AA 0 5 0 30 1 53.0 62 25 35 2 52% .331 10.5 4.2 0.3 5.9 1.64 5.77 1.1 0.1
2014 BRD A+ 0 0 1 4 0 10.7 10 2 4 1 58% .257 8.4 1.7 0.8 3.4 1.12 1.69 -0.6 -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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

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 4.7 6.7 0.4 26 17 104.7 102 36 40 10 .274 1.32 4.51 4.91 -2.9 -0.3
80o 4.1 6.5 0.3 24 16 97.0 101 36 37 10 .289 1.42 4.94 5.37 -7.6 -0.8
70o 3.7 6.4 0.3 23 15 91.5 101 36 35 10 .300 1.49 5.25 5.71 -10.4 -1.1
60o 3.4 6.3 0.3 22 14 87.0 100 36 33 10 .310 1.56 5.52 6 -12.4 -1.3
50o 3.1 6.2 0.2 21 14 82.8 99 35 32 10 .319 1.63 5.78 6.29 -14.2 -1.4
40o 2.8 6.1 0.2 20 13 78.8 98 35 30 10 .328 1.69 6.05 6.58 -15.7 -1.6
30o 2.5 6 0.2 19 12 74.5 97 35 29 9 .337 1.76 6.34 6.89 -16.9 -1.7
20o 2.2 5.8 0.2 17 12 69.7 95 34 27 9 .349 1.85 6.68 7.27 -18.2 -1.9
10o 1.8 5.6 0.2 16 10 63.2 92 33 25 9 .365 1.98 7.18 7.8 -19.3 -2.0
Weighted Mean3.16.10.2211482.298353110.3171.615.756.25-13.8-1.4

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
201526570291612514351591451.3171.555.375.8310.33.74.21.0-1.6
201627460261511613053551351.3151.585.465.9410.14.14.31.0-1.6
201728560291612413756621351.3121.555.305.779.94.14.50.9-1.5
201829460261511213050531351.3201.615.726.2210.44.04.31.0-1.9
201930460251410912246541251.3161.545.285.7410.03.84.41.0-1.3
20203135021129110337431151.3121.535.355.8110.13.64.21.1-1.1
202132450241410411741521251.3181.525.215.6610.23.64.51.0-1.1
20223335021129110137441051.3141.525.225.6710.03.74.41.0-1.0
2023343402011869734421051.3141.525.225.6710.13.54.41.0-1.0

Upside By Year

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31 81 Kelvin Marte 2013 0.00 DNP
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50 80 Scott Carroll 2010 0.00 DNP
51 80 Rowdy Hardy 2008 0.00 DNP
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53 80 Joseph O'Gara 2013 0.00 DNP
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56 80 David Shinskie 2009 0.00 DNP
57 80 Randy Boone 2010 0.00 DNP
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79 79 Brian Leach 2011 0.00 DNP
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82 79 Carlos Rivas 2010 0.00 DNP
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86 78 Trystan Magnuson 2010 0.00 DNP
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95 78 Eric Hacker 2008 0.00 DNP
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100 78 Trey Watten 2012 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Matt Benedict threw 53 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (77mph).