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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
55.7 6.17 1.78 36 2 1 1 -1.0
Birth Date7-8-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
Age25 years, 3 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.02014
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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 ROY Rk 13 3 37.0 4.51 122 .272 .275 .348 .406 .271 .347 107 6.7 0.6 6.7 0.6
2012 IDA Rk 14 11 60.0 5.51 108 .263 .282 .358 .418 .273 .345 112 14.6 1.4 14.6 1.4
2013 LEX A 28 0 53.3 4.24 93 .312 .250 .319 .363 .261 .375 88 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2013 WIL A+ 7 0 19.0 4.93 94 .259 .256 .328 .380 .251 .267 99 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2014 WIL A+ 12 0 24.0 3.19 119 .237 .253 .328 .377 .258 .326 86 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2014 NWA AA 25 0 40.0 6.58 47 .272 .253 .320 .371 .257 .268 101 -4.9 -0.5 -4.9 -0.5

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 ROY Rk 1 1 0 13 3 37.0 43 10 35 2 42% .347 10.5 2.4 0.5 8.5 1.43 3.89 6.7 0.6
2012 IDA Rk 3 3 0 14 11 60.0 65 22 67 6 51% .345 9.8 3.3 0.9 10.1 1.45 5.25 14.6 1.4
2013 LEX A 6 4 0 28 0 53.3 56 25 69 6 38% .375 9.4 4.2 1.0 11.6 1.52 4.22 2.2 0.2
2013 WIL A+ 0 2 0 7 0 19.0 17 11 15 1 31% .267 8.1 5.2 0.5 7.1 1.47 5.21 0.6 0.1
2014 NWA AA 5 3 0 25 0 40.0 34 21 46 8 29% .268 7.7 4.7 1.8 10.3 1.38 5.17 -4.9 -0.5
2014 WIL A+ 0 0 0 12 0 24.0 16 11 37 2 42% .326 6.0 4.1 0.8 13.9 1.12 1.88 3.9 0.4

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 2.9 2.4 0.9 28 6 77.1 73 34 49 8 .267 1.39 4.57 4.97 0.5 0.1
80o 2.5 2.3 0.8 25 6 69.5 71 34 44 8 .284 1.52 5.10 5.54 -3.6 -0.4
70o 2.2 2.2 0.7 23 5 64.1 70 33 41 8 .297 1.61 5.49 5.97 -6.2 -0.6
60o 2 2.1 0.6 22 5 59.7 69 33 38 8 .307 1.70 5.84 6.35 -8.0 -0.8
50o 1.8 2 0.5 20 5 55.7 67 32 35 8 .318 1.78 6.17 6.7 -9.3 -1.0
40o 1.6 1.9 0.5 19 4 51.8 66 31 33 8 .328 1.86 6.51 7.07 -10.5 -1.1
30o 1.4 1.9 0.4 17 4 47.8 64 30 30 7 .339 1.96 6.88 7.48 -11.5 -1.2
20o 1.2 1.7 0.3 16 4 43.2 61 29 27 7 .352 2.08 7.33 7.97 -12.3 -1.3
10o 0.9 1.6 0.3 14 3 37.1 57 27 24 7 .370 2.25 7.98 8.67 -12.8 -1.3
Weighted Mean1.820.520554.96531358.3151.766.116.64-8.9-0.9

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
201525321306879743571143.3011.625.315.7710.14.55.91.1-0.7
20162622126574803453943.3031.554.995.429.84.26.51.1-0.3
20172722128580893861943.3121.585.055.4910.04.36.81.0-0.4
201828221265738135521043.3041.585.245.699.94.36.41.2-0.5
201929221295839036581043.3031.524.915.349.83.96.31.1-0.3
202030221295829035571043.3041.534.925.359.93.96.31.1-0.3
20213122127578853354943.3041.514.845.279.83.86.21.0-0.2
20223222126574813151943.3031.514.825.249.93.86.21.1-0.2
20233322124469762947943.3031.514.885.319.93.86.11.2-0.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.70.32.653.31.913.9

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16 90 Chad Beck 2009 0.00 DNP
17 90 Raymar Diaz 2008 0.00 DNP
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27 88 Stephen Kohlscheen 2013 0.00 DNP
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30 88 Manuel Olivares 2010 0.00 DNP
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39 87 Spencer Patton 2012 0.00 DNP
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43 87 Brant Rustich 2009 0.00 DNP
44 87 Daniel Griffin 2009 0.00 DNP
45 87 Mario Alvarez 2008 0.00 DNP
46 87 Ramon Sanchez 2008 0.00 DNP
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48 87 Adam Russell 2007 0.00 DNP
49 87 Ryan Hinson 2011 0.00 DNP
50 87 Mike Dunn 2009 6.75
51 87 Ronny Morla 2012 0.00 DNP
52 87 Jonnathan Aristil 2011 0.00 DNP
53 87 Joe Bisenius 2007 0.00
54 87 Al Alburquerque 2010 0.00 DNP
55 87 Ben Henry 2013 0.00 DNP
56 86 Nate Garcia 2012 0.00 DNP
57 86 Bryan Hallberg 2009 0.00 DNP
58 86 Devon Lowery 2007 0.00 DNP
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60 86 Daniel Vasquez 2010 0.00 DNP
61 86 Melkin Laureano 2010 0.00 DNP
62 86 Kelvin Perez 2010 0.00 DNP
63 86 Alex Sogard 2012 0.00 DNP
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67 86 Deivis Mavarez 2011 0.00 DNP
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71 86 Kyle Hurst 2010 0.00 DNP
72 86 Reid Santos 2007 0.00 DNP
73 86 Henry Arias 2009 0.00 DNP
74 86 Dan Cevette 2008 0.00 DNP
75 86 Ronny Marte 2010 0.00 DNP
76 86 Eliecer Navarro 2012 0.00 DNP
77 86 Cole Johnson 2013 0.00 DNP
78 86 Marcus Hatley 2012 0.00 DNP
79 86 Chris Leroux 2008 0.00 DNP
80 86 Renee Cortez 2007 0.00 DNP
81 86 Rob Musgrave 2010 0.00 DNP
82 86 Michael Dubee 2010 0.00 DNP
83 86 Spencer Steedley 2009 0.00 DNP
84 86 Alex Koronis 2012 0.00 DNP
85 86 Stephen Peterson 2012 0.00 DNP
86 86 German Marte 2009 0.00 DNP
87 85 Kevin Roberts 2008 0.00 DNP
88 85 Tommy Toledo 2013 0.00 DNP
89 85 Ricky Orta 2009 0.00 DNP
90 85 David Welch 2007 0.00 DNP
91 85 Henry Reyes 2009 0.00 DNP
92 85 Darin Downs 2009 0.00 DNP
93 85 Joan Montero 2013 0.00 DNP
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96 85 Joseph Krebs 2009 0.00 DNP
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98 85 Jonathan Joseph 2012 0.00 DNP
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100 85 Seth Simmons 2012 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ali Williams has thrown 66 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph) and Change (84mph).