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Portrait of Jake Esch

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date3-27-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2016 MIA MLB 3 3 13.0 0 1 0 17 6 10 4 .264 85 11.8 4.2 2.8 6.9 50% .342 .369 1.77 7.26 5.54 106 5.01 112.1 0.1
CareerMLB3313.0010176104.2648511.84.22.86.950%.342.3691.777.265.541065.01112.10.1

Statistics for All Levels

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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 JAM A- 8 0 11.7 1 1 0 13 6 11 0 .261 105 10.0 4.6 0.0 8.5 54% .371 .261 1.63 3.02 4.63 98 4.22 101.9
2011 MRL Rk 4 0 7.0 2 0 0 4 2 6 0 .237 100 5.1 2.6 0.0 7.7 76% .235 .208 0.86 3.85 1.29 103 4.98 106.3
2012 GRB A 6 4 31.7 1 3 0 27 11 26 1 .260 92 7.7 3.1 0.3 7.4 52% .280 .229 1.20 3.39 3.13 95 3.91 99.7
2012 JAM A- 10 2 37.0 3 0 1 31 13 27 3 .269 96 7.5 3.2 0.7 6.6 62% .269 .227 1.19 4.06 3.16 101 4.67 105.5
2012 GBR int 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 5 0 3 0 .000 7.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0% .250 .000 0.83 2.52 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 JUP A+ 23 19 94.0 2 10 0 99 38 57 5 .257 91 9.5 3.6 0.5 5.5 44% .302 .286 1.46 4.16 4.69 117 7.03 115.5
2014 JUP A+ 25 24 135.7 6 6 0 147 34 105 7 .255 99 9.8 2.3 0.5 7.0 53% .326 .253 1.33 3.38 4.05 89 3.47 97.7
2015 JAX AA 15 15 85.3 6 5 0 69 33 68 5 .262 90 7.3 3.5 0.5 7.2 47% .263 .250 1.20 3.70 3.48 100 4.26 103.2
2015 NWO AAA 6 6 30.0 1 3 0 41 9 20 3 .271 92 12.3 2.7 0.9 6.0 42% .369 .318 1.67 4.67 5.40 108 5.20 111.5
2015 MRL Rk 2 2 8.0 1 0 0 2 1 7 0 .229 102 2.2 1.1 0.0 7.9 65% .100 .127 0.38 2.30 0.00 91 3.28 98.2
2015 MSS Wnt 6 6 19.7 1 1 0 22 5 18 0 .000 10.1 2.3 0.0 8.2 0% .339 .000 1.37 2.51 4.58 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MIA MLB 3 3 13.0 0 1 0 17 6 10 4 .264 85 11.8 4.2 2.8 6.9 50% .342 .369 1.77 7.26 5.54 106 5.01 112.1
2016 JAX AA 22 22 118.3 10 9 0 117 37 82 8 .260 94 8.9 2.8 0.6 6.2 43% .296 .269 1.30 3.88 4.03 108 6.69 121.7
2016 NWO AAA 4 4 23.7 2 1 0 26 9 14 2 .275 91 9.9 3.4 0.8 5.3 42% .320 .283 1.48 4.90 5.70 109 5.19 111.4

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
2016 210 0.4524 0.4762 0.7800 0.6632 0.3217 0.9206 0.5405 0.2200
Career2100.45240.47620.780.66320.32170.92060.54050.22

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 33 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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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 24Scooter Hotz2016-09-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 24Mike Gianella2016-09-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 22Scooter Hotz2016-09-02
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


Jake Esch has thrown 312 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Sinker (90mph). He also rarely throws a Change (83mph).