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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date6-17-1990
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2012
2013
0.22014
0.92015
0.42016
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
2014 ARI MLB 3 3 14.0 0 1 0 13 8 10 0 .258 108 8.4 5.1 0.0 6.4 56% .317 .231 1.50 3.60 3.86 103 3.96 101.5 0.2
2015 ARI MLB 66 0 75.0 5 1 2 56 30 58 3 .263 100 6.7 3.6 0.4 7.0 60% .248 .222 1.15 3.38 2.76 97 3.73 94.9 0.9
2016 ARI MLB 32 0 22.7 0 1 0 22 11 28 1 .280 103 8.7 4.4 0.4 11.1 52% .368 .251 1.46 2.88 6.75 83 3.30 87.1 0.4
CareerMLB1013111.75329149964.2661027.33.90.37.758%.279.2291.253.303.71953.6794.11.5

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 DIA Rk 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .277 111 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .500 .290 1.00 3.37 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 VIS A+ 30 22 122.3 6 6 0 112 69 150 12 .279 100 8.2 5.1 0.9 11.0 53% .324 .257 1.48 4.38 4.93 92 3.23 96.4
2013 VIS A+ 6 6 31.0 3 1 0 32 14 32 1 .270 109 9.3 4.1 0.3 9.3 47% .341 .255 1.48 3.48 4.65 101 4.42 103.1
2013 MOB AA 21 21 126.3 10 7 0 118 41 87 5 .252 98 8.4 2.9 0.4 6.2 53% .292 .241 1.26 3.09 2.85 97 4.35 103.8
2014 ARI MLB 3 3 14.0 0 1 0 13 8 10 0 .258 108 8.4 5.1 0.0 6.4 56% .317 .231 1.50 3.60 3.86 103 3.96 101.5
2014 MOB AA 9 9 55.0 4 1 0 49 19 41 4 .256 97 8.0 3.1 0.7 6.7 46% .280 .239 1.24 3.73 1.96 93 4.07 101.1
2014 RNO AAA 17 16 92.7 5 6 0 111 39 73 11 .267 111 10.8 3.8 1.1 7.1 52% .339 .274 1.62 4.99 5.34 97 3.71 96.1
2015 ARI MLB 66 0 75.0 5 1 2 56 30 58 3 .263 100 6.7 3.6 0.4 7.0 60% .248 .222 1.15 3.38 2.76 97 3.73 94.9
2015 RNO AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .236 122 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 .026 0.00 1.60 0.00 101 4.05 102.5
2016 ARI MLB 32 0 22.7 0 1 0 22 11 28 1 .280 103 8.7 4.4 0.4 11.1 52% .368 .251 1.46 2.88 6.75 83 3.30 87.1
2016 VIS A+ 4 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0 .269 0.0 4.5 0.0 13.5 29% .000 .172 0.50 2.21 0.00 93 2.92 96.7
2016 RNO AAA 7 1 9.3 1 1 0 6 2 8 0 .259 117 5.8 1.9 0.0 7.7 62% .231 .182 0.86 2.65 1.93 89 3.38 96.6
2016 DIA Rk 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .269 99 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 100% .000 -.004 0.00 0.14 0.00 91 3.28 98.8

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
2014 257 0.4553 0.4241 0.8073 0.6154 0.2643 0.8333 0.7568 0.1927
2015 1153 0.4475 0.4415 0.7917 0.6279 0.2904 0.8858 0.6270 0.2083
2016 346 0.4422 0.4827 0.6766 0.6797 0.3264 0.7981 0.4762 0.3234
Career17560.44760.44710.77130.63630.29370.86080.61630.2287

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
2010-03-01 2010-06-05 Coll 96 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - Date Is Estimated - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ARI $519,700
2015 ARI $507,500
2014 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,500
2011Current$519,700
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,027,200
2 yrTotal$1,027,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 20 dJoe Bick1 year/$0.5197M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5197M (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 8/8/14.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2011 (1s-43) (Kent State). $0.875M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .185 .264 .266 .205
11 vs R (Multi) .230 .315 .323 .234
18 Split (Multi) -.046 -.051 -.057 -.028
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .182 .260 .264 .205
31 vs R (2015) .225 .306 .325 .233
38 Split (2015) -.043 -.045 -.061 -.028
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Andrew Chafin is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: 2015 Endgame and Waiver-Wire Recap: NL-Only PitchersKeith Cromer2015-12-02
Ducks on the Pond: Last Year's Best Starter-To-Reliever TransitionChris Mosch2015-11-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 21J.J. Jansons2015-08-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 21Keith Cromer2015-08-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 21Keith Cromer2015-08-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 21J.J. Jansons2015-08-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 21Keith Cromer2015-08-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 20Keith Cromer2015-08-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 18Matt Collins2015-07-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Daily Leagues and StrikeoutsJ.P. Breen2015-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: April 17, 2015Chris Mosch2015-04-17
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Un-Giving Up on the Diamondbacks Front OfficeMatthew Trueblood2015-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 18, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Rays to the TopR.J. Anderson2014-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, September 4thJeff Moore2014-09-05
The Week in Quotes: August 11-17, 2014Nick Bacarella2014-08-18
Daily League Strategy: Rollin' on RossPaul Sporer2014-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 13, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 16-18Jeff Moore2014-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 7Jeff Moore2014-05-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: The Squandered Promise of the Diamondbacks RotationZachary Levine2014-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFive to Watch: Post-Hype Prospects for 2014Craig Goldstein2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 21-23Zach Mortimer2013-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 9Zach Mortimer2013-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspect Push: Prospect-for-Prospect TradesJason Churchill2012-10-19
The Lineup Card: 10 Picks for the 2015 World ChampsBaseball Prospectus2012-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 21Kevin Goldstein2012-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2012-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 18Kevin Goldstein2012-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: 2011 Draft ClassKevin Goldstein2012-04-18
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 12Kevin Goldstein2012-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Minor League Road TripsKevin Goldstein2012-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top Nine High-Ceiling Prospect RotationsKevin Goldstein2012-02-21


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Where do you think Andrew Chafin ultimately ends up - bullpen or rotation?
(bcreagh from Chicago)
As a LHP with a plus slider and command issues, he smells like a reliever to me. (Jeff Moore)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Andrew Chafin has thrown 1,881 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph), Slider (83mph) and Sinker (94mph). He also rarely throws a Change (86mph).