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Birth Date9-29-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 27 days
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2012
2013
2014
2015
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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

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
2012 ABE A- 4 4 12.0 12 4 12 1 .261 90 9.0 3.0 0.8 9.0 47% .355 .286 1.33 3.42 4.50
2013 DEL A 7 7 35.3 41 14 32 4 .273 90 10.4 3.6 1.0 8.2 50% .339 .306 1.56 4.50 5.86
2014 FRD A+ 23 23 126.7 143 32 95 9 .262 94 10.2 2.3 0.6 6.8 47% .332 .267 1.38 3.77 3.84
2014 BOW AA 3 3 16.7 18 11 9 1 .262 107 9.7 5.9 0.5 4.9 43% .321 .283 1.74 5.03 5.94
2015 BOW AA 8 8 39.3 35 19 27 4 .254 97 8.0 4.3 0.9 6.2 47% .261 .272 1.37 4.90 3.66

Plate Discipline

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

Branden Kline is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Eyewitness Accounts: April 23, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 10-12, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-13
Eyewitness Accounts: August 21, 2014Tucker Blair2014-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 23Jeff Moore2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 6-8Jeff Moore2014-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 7Jeff Moore2014-05-08
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: California and Carolina League NotesTucker Blair2014-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: California and Carolina League NotesChris Rodriguez2014-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 8Jeff Moore2014-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 28Jeff Moore2013-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 24Jeff Moore2013-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessEyewitness Accounts: May 23, 2013BP Prospect Staff2013-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 16-19Zach Mortimer2013-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-15


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-04-29 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who has the bigger upside: Dylan Baker, Blake Snell, or Branden Kline?
(Silverback38 from VA)
Snell has the biggest upside. (Bret Sayre)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Branden Kline threw 94 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), Slider (82mph) and Change (84mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (91mph).