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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-20-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 10 days
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ThrowsR
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0.22014
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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
2014 TEX MLB 9 0 9.3 6 2 8 0 .253 99 5.8 1.9 0.0 7.7 52% .240 .156 0.86 0.00 0.96 95 -0.46 0.6
2015 TEX MLB 27 0 24.0 24 12 28 5 .264 107 9.0 4.5 1.9 10.5 40% .317 .302 1.50 5.48 9.00 94 5.40 -0.2
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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 IDA Rk 19 2 39.7 42 15 56 0 .276 110 9.5 3.4 0.0 12.7 55% .396 .240 1.44 2.74 3.40
2012 IDA Rk 16 8 57.0 67 21 84 4 .277 112 10.6 3.3 0.6 13.3 46% .434 .284 1.54 3.77 6.32
2013 WIL A+ 25 2 64.3 49 20 76 5 .256 103 6.9 2.8 0.7 10.6 46% .288 .217 1.07 3.07 1.96
2013 NWA AA 12 0 18.0 9 6 27 1 .260 102 4.5 3.0 0.5 13.5 42% .250 .187 0.83 2.28 1.50
2014 TEX MLB 9 0 9.3 6 2 8 0 .253 99 5.8 1.9 0.0 7.7 52% .240 .156 0.86 0.00 0.96
2014 OMA AAA 34 0 46.3 26 22 60 9 .267 96 5.1 4.3 1.7 11.7 43% .179 .227 1.04 0.00 4.08
2014 ROU AAA 15 0 16.0 16 3 25 1 .276 101 9.0 1.7 0.6 14.1 44% .395 .226 1.19 0.00 3.38
2015 TEX MLB 27 0 24.0 24 12 28 5 .264 107 9.0 4.5 1.9 10.5 40% .317 .302 1.50 5.48 9.00
2015 ROU AAA 22 0 23.0 13 8 31 0 .260 103 5.1 3.1 0.0 12.1 38% .250 .179 0.91 2.20 0.78

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
2014 142 0.5493 0.4718 0.7313 0.6154 0.2969 0.7917 0.5789 0.2687
2015 477 0.5115 0.4454 0.7358 0.6148 0.2661 0.8067 0.5645 0.2594
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2015 TEX $
2014 TEX $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 25 d1 year/$0.5085M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Texas 2/27/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Acquired by Texas in trade from Kansas City 7/16/14. Contract selected by Texas 9/2/14.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2011 (24-726) (SIU-Edwardsville).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .273 .333 .364 .212
11 vs R (Multi) .136 .174 .136 .126
18 Split (Multi) .136 .159 .227 .085
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .273 .333 .364 .212
31 vs R (2014) .136 .174 .136 .126
38 Split (2014) .136 .159 .227 .085
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Spencer Patton is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The 2014 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread BP Staff2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cahilling TimeR.J. Anderson2014-07-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Spencer Patton has thrown 644 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph). He also rarely throws a Change (83mph) and Splitter (81mph).