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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date9-11-1990
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
0.12015
-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 DRA- WARP
2015 CLE MLB 8 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 2 11 1 .248 108 5.6 2.2 1.1 12.4 35% .250 .198 0.88 2.73 2.25 91 3.54 92.0 0.1
2016 CLE MLB 10 0 10.7 0 0 0 9 5 7 1 .250 115 7.6 4.2 0.8 5.9 53% .258 .215 1.31 4.42 2.53 108 5.05 112.6 -0.0
CareerMLB18018.7000147182.2491126.83.41.08.747%.255.2081.123.692.411014.40103.80.1

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 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 DRA-
2011 MHV A- 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .227 117 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 25% .250 .078 0.50 1.36 0.00 95 3.89 99.8
2012 LKC A 2 0 3.7 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 .239 100 2.5 4.9 0.0 9.8 25% .125 .185 0.82 2.81 0.00 99 3.93 100.4
2012 CAR A+ 26 0 43.7 1 3 1 31 23 52 0 .261 96 6.4 4.7 0.0 10.7 42% .307 .222 1.24 3.00 2.06 95 2.98 93.3
2012 AKR AA 17 0 20.3 1 0 3 12 12 22 0 .264 99 5.3 5.3 0.0 9.7 39% .261 .193 1.18 2.96 0.89 102 4.59 105.4
2012 SCO Wnt 5 0 5.7 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 .000 3.2 6.4 0.0 4.8 0% .125 .000 1.06 5.51 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 AKR AA 30 0 33.0 2 3 0 32 21 43 2 .266 97 8.7 5.7 0.5 11.7 36% .353 .286 1.61 3.60 4.09 98 3.63 97.6
2013 CLE Rk 3 0 4.0 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 .263 91 6.8 0.0 2.2 11.2 40% .222 .213 0.75 4.75 4.50 88 3.12 92.8
2014 AKR AA 44 0 51.0 6 2 15 39 19 68 3 .263 102 6.9 3.4 0.5 12.0 41% .310 .222 1.14 2.63 2.12 69 1.47 72.6
2014 COH AAA 5 0 5.0 0 0 0 4 3 4 1 .243 109 7.2 5.4 1.8 7.2 53% .214 .264 1.40 6.16 5.40 106 5.36 110.1
2015 CLE MLB 8 0 8.0 0 0 0 5 2 11 1 .248 108 5.6 2.2 1.1 12.4 35% .250 .198 0.88 2.73 2.25 91 3.54 92.0
2015 COH AAA 46 0 49.7 1 2 16 37 26 80 0 .253 109 6.7 4.7 0.0 14.5 43% .363 .208 1.27 1.63 2.36 61 1.56 74.5
2016 CLE MLB 10 0 10.7 0 0 0 9 5 7 1 .250 115 7.6 4.2 0.8 5.9 53% .258 .215 1.31 4.42 2.53 108 5.05 112.6
2016 LKC A 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 22.5 0% .000 .012 0.00 -1.52 0.00 83 2.34 91.5
2016 COH AAA 47 0 49.0 3 1 9 27 29 72 0 .254 5.0 5.3 0.0 13.2 43% .270 .200 1.14 2.19 1.84 78 1.63 78.1

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
2015 130 0.5154 0.4385 0.6667 0.5522 0.3175 0.7838 0.4500 0.3333
2016 193 0.5181 0.5078 0.7857 0.6900 0.3118 0.8406 0.6552 0.2143
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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
2013-04-20 2013-06-30 Minors 71 0 Left Hand - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $
2015 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 74 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2011 (18-548) (East Carolina). $0.325M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .143 .200 .214 .156
11 vs R (Multi) .214 .267 .500 .241
18 Split (Multi) -.071 -.067 -.286 -.085
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .143 .200 .214 .156
31 vs R (2015) .214 .267 .500 .241
38 Split (2015) -.071 -.067 -.286 -.085
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Shawn Armstrong is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The GM Trade Game!: Let's Trade For Julio TeheranBP Staff2016-07-28
The GM Trade Game!: Let's Trade For Julio TeheranBen Carsley2016-07-28
2016 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-01-15
2016 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2015-03-03
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-14
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2015-01-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: American LeagueJeff Moore2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: American LeagueTucker Blair2014-11-24
Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David PriceBen Lindbergh2014-06-27
Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David PriceBaseball Prospectus2014-06-27
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
Measuring Pitching with TrackMan: The Secrets of Fastball SpinZach Day2013-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-11-20


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Shawn Armstrong has thrown 465 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (85mph).