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Portrait of Anthony Zych

Anthony Zych PCubs

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
51.3 4.39 1.35 41 2 1 2 0.0
Birth Date8-7-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
Age24 years, 2 months, 14 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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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 BOI A- 2 0 2.0 3.31 139 .090 .239 .315 .375 .271 .000 113 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 CUB Rk 2 0 2.0 2.70 153 .275 .253 .327 .354 .257 .400 101 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 DAY A+ 27 0 36.7 3.15 134 .218 .253 .321 .374 .246 .320 107 8.6 0.9 8.6 0.9
2012 TEN AA 20 0 24.7 4.33 103 .267 .255 .333 .391 .263 .368 102 2.5 0.3 2.8 0.3
2012 MSS Wnt 13 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 47 0 56.0 4.52 93 .245 .236 .313 .346 .249 .274 104 1.5 0.2 1.2 0.3
2014 TEN AA 45 0 58.3 5.17 79 .297 .255 .327 .384 .267 .369 97 -1.4 -0.2 -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 BOI A- 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 1 2 0 50% .000 0.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 0.50 0.00 0.4 0.0
2011 CUB Rk 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 2 1 3 0 40% .400 9.0 4.5 0.0 13.5 1.50 4.50 0.8 0.1
2012 TEN AA 2 1 0 20 0 24.7 26 12 28 1 52% .368 9.5 4.4 0.4 10.2 1.54 4.38 2.8 0.3
2012 MSS Wnt 1 0 1 13 0 14.0 18 2 4 0 0% .346 11.6 1.3 0.0 2.6 1.43 3.86 0.0 0.0
2012 DAY A+ 3 3 6 27 0 36.7 32 7 36 0 44% .320 7.9 1.7 0.0 8.8 1.06 3.19 8.6 0.9
2013 TEN AA 5 5 3 47 0 56.0 51 21 40 2 58% .274 8.2 3.4 0.3 6.4 1.29 3.05 1.2 0.3
2014 TEN AA 4 5 2 45 0 58.3 75 18 35 3 56% .369 11.6 2.8 0.5 5.4 1.59 5.09 -1.1 -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
2014-08-13 2014-08-20 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

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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 3.1 1.4 2.8 59 0 72.8 56 21 57 6 .263 1.07 3.13 3.4 11.0 1.1
80o 2.7 1.1 2.4 53 0 65.1 55 21 51 6 .280 1.16 3.55 3.86 6.3 0.6
70o 2.5 1 2.1 48 0 59.8 53 20 47 6 .292 1.23 3.86 4.19 3.5 0.4
60o 2.3 0.9 1.9 45 0 55.4 52 20 44 6 .303 1.29 4.13 4.49 1.3 0.1
50o 2.1 0.8 1.7 42 0 51.4 50 19 41 5 .313 1.35 4.38 4.76 -0.4 -0.0
40o 1.9 0.7 1.6 38 0 47.4 49 19 38 5 .323 1.42 4.64 5.05 -1.9 -0.2
30o 1.7 0.6 1.4 35 0 43.3 47 18 34 5 .334 1.48 4.93 5.36 -3.3 -0.3
20o 1.5 0.5 1.2 31 0 38.7 44 17 31 5 .346 1.57 5.27 5.73 -4.6 -0.5
10o 1.2 0.4 0.9 26 0 32.4 40 15 26 4 .364 1.69 5.75 6.25 -5.7 -0.6
Weighted Mean20.81.741050.44919405.3101.344.344.72-0.2-0.0

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
20152421133040421431548.3261.394.795.219.43.16.91.1-0.1
20162521237046461638548.3181.344.374.758.93.17.41.00.1
20172621237046471538648.3261.364.544.949.33.07.51.20.0
20182721244054521744648.3101.273.994.348.62.87.31.00.4
20192821242052481740548.2991.264.024.378.43.07.00.90.4
20202921243053511744648.3091.284.044.398.62.97.41.00.4
20213021242052501641648.3091.284.114.468.72.87.11.00.3
20223121241051491438648.3061.244.014.358.72.56.71.10.4
20233221239048471337548.3051.253.974.318.82.46.90.90.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
20.40.31.611.75.8

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10 86 Eddie Kunz 2009 0.00 DNP
11 86 Chase Whitley 2012 0.00 DNP
12 86 Kyle Bellamy 2011 0.00 DNP
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15 86 Kanekoa Texeira 2009 0.00 DNP
16 85 Zach Putnam 2011 6.14
17 85 Jared Lansford 2010 0.00 DNP
18 85 Justin Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
19 85 Jay Johnson 2013 0.00 DNP
20 84 Waldis Joaquin 2010 11.57
21 84 Jared Gayhart 2010 0.00 DNP
22 84 Zach Stewart 2010 0.00 DNP
23 84 Johan Yan 2012 0.00 DNP
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25 83 Kelvin Pichardo 2009 0.00 DNP
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30 82 Dean Kiekhefer 2012 0.00 DNP
31 82 Danny Farquhar 2010 0.00 DNP
32 82 Rex Brothers 2011 3.10
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38 82 Gus Schlosser 2012 0.00 DNP
39 82 Javier Solano 2013 0.00 DNP
40 82 Tyler Burgoon 2012 0.00 DNP
41 82 Jose Gonzalez 2013 0.00 DNP
42 81 Corey Young 2010 0.00 DNP
43 81 Casey Medlen 2013 0.00 DNP
44 81 Neil Holland 2012 0.00 DNP
45 81 Scott Nestor 2008 0.00 DNP
46 81 Gilbert De La Vara 2008 0.00 DNP
47 81 Fabio Castro 2008 0.00 DNP
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49 81 Ruben Medina 2010 0.00 DNP
50 81 Taylor Wilding 2008 0.00 DNP
51 81 Roman Martinez 2008 0.00 DNP
52 81 Daniel Tillman 2012 0.00 DNP
53 81 Heath Hembree 2012 0.00 DNP
54 80 C.C. Lee 2010 0.00 DNP
55 80 Jimmy Reyes 2012 0.00 DNP
56 80 Derrik Lutz 2008 0.00 DNP
57 80 Andrew Kittredge 2013 0.00 DNP
58 80 Matt Chaffee 2012 0.00 DNP
59 80 Francisco Jimenez 2012 0.00 DNP
60 80 Robbie Weinhardt 2009 0.00 DNP
61 80 Ryan Rodebaugh 2012 0.00 DNP
62 80 Chris Jones 2012 0.00 DNP
63 80 Tom Boleska 2010 0.00 DNP
64 79 Phillippe Aumont 2012 3.68
65 79 Josh Lindblom 2010 0.00 DNP
66 79 Rob Wort 2012 0.00 DNP
67 79 Adam Kolarek 2012 0.00 DNP
68 79 Stephen Harrold 2012 0.00 DNP
69 79 Emiliano Fruto 2007 0.00 DNP
70 79 Casey Mulligan 2011 0.00 DNP
71 79 Brett Jacobson 2010 0.00 DNP
72 79 Porfirio Lopez 2013 0.00 DNP
73 79 Pat Urckfitz 2012 0.00 DNP
74 78 Zachary Quate 2011 0.00 DNP
75 78 Blaine Howell 2012 0.00 DNP
76 78 Tommy Kahnle 2013 0.00 DNP
77 78 Matt Hoffman 2012 0.00 DNP
78 78 Dustin Antolin 2013 0.00 DNP
79 78 Eduardo Sanchez 2012 6.60
80 78 Henry Mabee 2009 0.00 DNP
81 78 Jake Dunning 2012 0.00 DNP
82 78 Tanner Roark 2010 0.00 DNP
83 78 Forrest Snow 2012 0.00 DNP
84 78 Sam Freeman 2010 0.00 DNP
85 78 Nestor Molina 2012 0.00 DNP
86 78 Mace Thurman 2010 0.00 DNP
87 78 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2008 0.00 DNP
88 78 David Robertson 2008 5.34
89 78 Chad Rogers 2013 0.00 DNP
90 78 Daniel Turpen 2010 0.00 DNP
91 78 Michael Finocchi 2008 0.00 DNP
92 77 Dakota Watts 2011 0.00 DNP
93 77 Bobby Bramhall 2009 0.00 DNP
94 77 Stephen Pryor 2013 0.00
95 77 Jason Townsend 2012 0.00 DNP
96 77 Brian Garman 2012 0.00 DNP
97 77 Juan Sosa 2013 0.00 DNP
98 77 Jess Todd 2009 7.66
99 77 Sammy Gervacio 2008 0.00 DNP
100 77 Beau Jones 2010 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 A college closer, Anthony Zych needs to work on locating his fastball and improving his secondary pitches to make it to the majors.

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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Potential Impact Rookies in 2013 (NL CENTRAL)Jason Martinez2013-01-31


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Anthony Zych threw 16 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (86mph).