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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
82.0 5.36 1.57 39 5 6 0 -0.3
Birth Date8-17-1990
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 7 months, 5 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
-0.32017
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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

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- 9 8 41.3 1 3 0 37 7 29 2 .258 105 8.1 1.5 0.4 6.3 50% .287 .233 1.06 3.24 3.27 89 3.49 96.9
2012 LKC A 5 5 31.0 2 1 0 26 8 13 1 .260 100 7.5 2.3 0.3 3.8 53% .236 .244 1.10 3.71 2.90 105 5.14 107.4
2012 CAR A+ 24 19 122.0 5 10 0 146 30 77 10 .262 96 10.8 2.2 0.7 5.7 44% .327 .283 1.44 4.05 5.68 110 6.97 118.8
2013 CAR A+ 4 4 20.7 1 3 0 26 4 17 4 .251 108 11.3 1.7 1.7 7.4 39% .333 .294 1.45 4.95 6.10 100 4.60 103.0
2013 AKR AA 23 21 134.0 7 9 0 147 32 90 13 .269 99 9.9 2.1 0.9 6.0 42% .315 .270 1.34 3.98 4.57 97 3.77 97.4
2014 AKR AA 27 27 161.0 12 12 0 170 36 98 13 .267 103 9.5 2.0 0.7 5.5 47% .303 .259 1.28 3.99 4.08 101 4.34 102.8
2015 AKR AA 14 14 86.0 6 2 0 81 11 45 9 .262 97 8.5 1.2 0.9 4.7 45% .265 .242 1.07 4.00 3.77 96 3.01 90.6
2015 COH AAA 12 12 70.7 3 4 0 69 12 39 9 .256 109 8.8 1.5 1.1 5.0 45% .269 .241 1.15 4.26 3.06 99 4.67 106.4
2016 AKR AA 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .273 54.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 17% .667 .546 6.00 3.36 0.00 103 5.84 114.9
2016 COH AAA 16 15 88.0 6 6 0 89 38 42 12 .256 104 9.1 3.9 1.2 4.3 40% .273 .275 1.44 5.38 4.70 128 8.06 123.6

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

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2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 6.2 5.8 0 17 17 100.0 98 32 47 13 .259 1.30 4.31 4.6 7.9 0.9
80o 5.6 5.8 0 16 16 93.7 98 32 44 13 .272 1.39 4.68 4.99 3.6 0.4
70o 5.2 5.7 0 15 15 89.2 98 32 41 13 .282 1.46 4.95 5.28 0.7 0.1
60o 4.9 5.7 0 15 15 85.4 97 32 40 13 .290 1.52 5.18 5.53 -1.6 -0.2
50o 4.6 5.6 0 14 14 82.0 97 32 38 12 .298 1.57 5.41 5.76 -3.5 -0.4
40o 4.3 5.6 0 13 13 78.6 96 32 36 12 .305 1.63 5.63 6 -5.4 -0.6
30o 4 5.5 0 13 13 75.1 96 32 35 12 .313 1.70 5.88 6.26 -7.2 -0.8
20o 3.6 5.4 0 12 12 71.0 95 31 33 12 .323 1.78 6.17 6.57 -9.1 -1.0
10o 3.1 5.3 0 11 11 65.5 93 31 30 12 .337 1.89 6.59 7.01 -11.5 -1.2
Weighted Mean4.55.60141481.696323812.2961.565.385.74-3.4-0.4

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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
20182771102525147160841172340.3091.665.545.939.85.27.21.4-0.8
2019286902121124137691042440.3081.665.886.309.95.07.51.7-1.2
20202991202828171168881512740.2911.495.265.638.84.67.91.4-0.3
20213071002424142147831222340.2991.625.445.839.35.27.71.5-0.6

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
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3 95 Ross Seaton 2016 0.00 DNP
4 94 Andres Santiago 2016 0.00 DNP
5 93 Brandon Hynick 2011 0.00 DNP
6 93 Steven Hensley 2013 0.00 DNP
7 93 Chris Dwyer 2014 0.00 DNP
8 93 Zachary Neal 2015 0.00 DNP
9 93 Brooks Brown 2011 0.00 DNP
10 93 Warwick Saupold 2016 7.45
11 92 Chuck Lofgren 2012 0.00 DNP
12 92 Sean Smith 2010 0.00 DNP
13 92 Nik Turley 2016 0.00 DNP
14 92 Nick Pereira 2009 0.00 DNP
15 92 Chance Douglass 2010 0.00 DNP
16 92 Polin Trinidad 2011 0.00 DNP
17 92 Jay Jackson 2014 0.00 DNP
18 92 Sean Murphy 2015 0.00 DNP
19 91 Bobby Doran 2015 0.00 DNP
20 91 Albert Suarez 2016 4.50
21 91 Dallas Trahern 2012 0.00 DNP
22 91 Andrew Carraway 2013 0.00 DNP
23 91 Jeremy Hefner 2012 5.19
24 91 John Gast 2015 0.00 DNP
25 91 Taylor Hill 2015 3.75
26 91 Graham Taylor 2010 0.00 DNP
27 91 Brandon Sinnery 2016 0.00 DNP
28 91 D.J. Mitchell 2013 0.00 DNP
29 91 Chris Cody 2010 0.00 DNP
30 91 Chad Rogers 2016 0.00 DNP
31 91 Brad Knox 2008 0.00 DNP
32 90 Nick Additon 2014 0.00 DNP
33 90 Brett Brach 2014 0.00 DNP
34 90 Victor Mateo 2016 0.00 DNP
35 90 James Houser 2011 0.00 DNP
36 90 Jack Snodgrass 2014 0.00 DNP
37 90 Boone Whiting 2016 0.00 DNP
38 90 Tyler Anderson 2016 3.94
39 90 Tom Koehler 2012 5.40
40 90 Travis Banwart 2012 0.00 DNP
41 90 Amaury Rivas 2012 0.00 DNP
42 89 Zachary Nuding 2016 0.00 DNP
43 89 Merrill Kelly 2015 0.00 DNP
44 89 Ben Snyder 2012 0.00 DNP
45 89 Angel Sanchez 2016 0.00 DNP
46 89 Michael Madsen 2009 0.00 DNP
47 89 Eric Hurley 2012 0.00 DNP
48 89 Sam LeCure 2010 4.50
49 89 Asher Wojciechowski 2015 7.16
50 89 Kevin Pucetas 2011 0.00 DNP
51 89 Robert Mosebach 2011 0.00 DNP
52 88 David Welch 2009 0.00 DNP
53 88 Hector Ambriz 2010 5.77
54 88 Amalio Diaz 2013 0.00 DNP
55 88 Mark Holliman 2010 0.00 DNP
56 88 Brett Marshall 2016 0.00 DNP
57 88 Eric Hacker 2009 6.00
58 88 Jason Jones 2009 0.00 DNP
59 88 Rowdy Hardy 2009 0.00 DNP
60 88 Darin Gorski 2014 0.00 DNP
61 88 Mike Esposito 2008 0.00 DNP
62 88 David Bromberg 2014 0.00 DNP
63 88 Thad Weber 2011 0.00 DNP
64 88 Rudy Owens 2014 7.94
65 88 Carlos Pimentel 2016 0.00 DNP
66 88 Jordan Pries 2016 0.00 DNP
67 88 Gus Schlosser 2015 0.00 DNP
68 88 Josh Geer 2009 6.31
69 88 Miguel Pinango 2009 0.00 DNP
70 88 Stephen Fife 2013 4.32
71 88 Terry Doyle 2012 0.00 DNP
72 88 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
73 88 Frank Herrmann 2010 4.43
74 87 Chaz Roe 2013 4.03
75 87 Derek Eitel 2014 0.00 DNP
76 87 Michael Roth 2016 14.73
77 87 Philip Humber 2009 8.00
78 87 Zeke Spruill 2016 0.00 DNP
79 87 Miguel Celestino 2016 0.00 DNP
80 87 Tyson Perez 2016 0.00 DNP
81 87 Justin Cassel 2011 0.00 DNP
82 87 Jordan Tata 2008 0.00 DNP
83 87 Joseph Biagini 2016 3.53
84 87 Josh Butler 2011 0.00 DNP
85 87 Joseph Colon 2016 6.00
86 87 Tim Atherton 2016 0.00 DNP
87 86 Gregory Ross 2016 0.00 DNP
88 86 Hung-Wen Chen 2012 0.00 DNP
89 86 Mike Ballard 2010 0.00 DNP
90 86 Tim Crabbe 2014 0.00 DNP
91 86 Arnold Leon 2015 4.72
92 86 Tyler Pill 2016 0.00 DNP
93 86 Chase Wright 2009 0.00 DNP
94 86 Marcus Walden 2015 0.00 DNP
95 86 Eric Jokisch 2016 0.00 DNP
96 86 Thomas Collier 2016 0.00 DNP
97 86 J.C. Sulbaran 2016 0.00 DNP
98 86 Richard Zagone 2013 0.00 DNP
99 86 Abe Alvarez 2009 0.00 DNP
100 86 Steven Kelly 2006 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Will Roberts threw 256 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 Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (90mph).