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Portrait of Jake Esch

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-27-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 3 months, 29 days
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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
2011 JAM A- 8 0 11.7 13 6 11 0 .261 105 10.0 4.6 0.0 8.5 54% .371 .261 1.63 3.02 4.63
2011 MRL Rk 4 0 7.0 4 2 6 0 .237 100 5.1 2.6 0.0 7.7 76% .235 .208 0.86 3.85 1.29
2012 GRB A 6 4 31.7 27 11 26 1 .260 92 7.7 3.1 0.3 7.4 52% .280 .229 1.20 3.39 3.13
2012 JAM A- 10 2 37.0 31 13 27 3 .269 96 7.5 3.2 0.7 6.6 62% .269 .227 1.19 4.06 3.16
2012 GBR int 1 1 6.0 5 0 3 0 .000 7.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0% .250 .000 0.83 2.52 3.00
2013 JUP A+ 23 19 94.0 99 38 57 5 .257 91 9.5 3.6 0.5 5.5 44% .302 .286 1.46 4.16 4.69
2014 JUP A+ 25 24 135.7 147 34 105 7 .255 99 9.8 2.3 0.5 7.0 53% .326 .253 1.33 3.38 4.05
2015 JAX AA 15 15 85.3 69 33 68 5 .262 90 7.3 3.5 0.5 7.2 47% .263 .250 1.20 3.70 3.48
2015 NWO AAA 6 6 30.0 41 9 20 3 .271 92 12.3 2.7 0.9 6.0 42% .369 .318 1.67 4.67 5.40
2015 MRL Rk 2 2 8.0 2 1 7 0 .229 102 2.2 1.1 0.0 7.9 65% .100 .127 0.38 2.30 0.00
2015 MSS Wnt 6 6 19.7 22 5 18 0 .000 10.1 2.3 0.0 8.2 0% .339 .000 1.37 2.51 4.58
2016 JAX AA 20 20 109.0 106 31 76 7 .259 89 8.8 2.6 0.6 6.3 44% .293 .269 1.26 3.72 3.80

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-04-17 2014-04-28 Minors 11 0 Right Fingers Infection Middle Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Miami 11/20/15. Re-signed by Miami 3/16.
  • Signed by Miami 2011 (11-343) (Georgia Tech). $0.2M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 20-22Christopher Crawford2016-05-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Jake Esch threw 102 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2015, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph) and Change (85mph).