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Erik Johnson PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 51.3 4 3 0 36 4.73 0.2
Birth Date12-30-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
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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
2013 CHA 23 5 5 27.7 27.7 0.0 3 2 0 0 3 0 128 32 16 10 5 53 11 11 1 18 3.25 5.42 4.87 1.0 0.1
2014 CHA 24 5 5 23.7 23.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 109 27 18 17 1 38 15 14 2 18 6.46 4.34 5.18 0.4 0.0
Career101051.351.30.043004023759342769126253364.734.935.011.40.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2011 GRF Rk 2 0 2.0 4.27 125 .384 .283 .363 .457 .291 .571 95 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2012 KAN A 9 9 43.0 4.47 110 .243 .255 .338 .377 .260 .290 104 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.8
2012 WNS A+ 8 8 49.3 2.74 142 .210 .251 .319 .383 .258 .305 98 14.7 1.5 14.7 1.5
2013 CHA MLB 5 5 27.7 4.87 87 .306 .262 .324 .397 .264 .290 100 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2013 BIR AA 14 14 84.7 4.40 97 .193 .249 .321 .379 .260 .228 100 6.2 0.7 6.2 0.7
2013 CHR AAA 10 10 57.3 3.38 123 .212 .259 .329 .392 .256 .295 96 9.2 0.9 9.2 0.9
2014 CHA MLB 5 5 23.7 5.18 89 .290 .253 .312 .380 .251 .356 112 0.8 0.1 0.4 0.0
2014 CHR AAA 20 20 105.7 6.50 74 .289 .269 .338 .404 .258 .346 109 -6.3 -0.6 -6.3 -0.6

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 GRF Rk 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4 1 2 0 14% .571 18.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 2.50 4.50 0.5 0.0
2012 KAN A 2 2 0 9 9 43.0 39 19 39 3 49% .290 8.2 4.0 0.6 8.2 1.35 2.30 8.2 0.8
2012 WNS A+ 4 3 0 8 8 49.3 43 10 48 0 49% .305 7.8 1.8 0.0 8.8 1.07 2.74 14.7 1.5
2013 CHR AAA 4 1 0 10 10 57.3 43 19 57 1 48% .295 6.8 3.0 0.2 8.9 1.08 1.57 9.2 0.9
2013 CHA MLB 3 2 0 5 5 27.7 32 11 18 5 48% .290 10.4 3.6 1.6 5.9 1.55 3.25 1.0 0.1
2013 BIR AA 8 2 0 14 14 84.7 57 21 74 6 50% .228 6.1 2.2 0.6 7.9 0.92 2.23 6.2 0.7
2014 CHA MLB 1 1 0 5 5 23.7 27 15 18 1 41% .356 10.3 5.7 0.4 6.8 1.77 6.46 0.4 0.0
2014 CHR AAA 5 7 0 20 20 105.7 136 54 63 11 45% .346 11.6 4.6 0.9 5.4 1.80 6.73 -6.3 -0.6

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
2013 503 0.4891 0.4612 0.8319 0.6463 0.2840 0.9057 0.6712 0.1681
2014 458 0.4148 0.4013 0.7705 0.6211 0.2425 0.8559 0.6154 0.2240
Career9610.45370.43270.80260.63430.26420.8820.64460.1947

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-14 2014-09-02 Minors 19 0 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2013-07-04 2013-07-28 Minors 24 0 Right Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHA $500,000
2013 CHA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 27 dWasserman Media Group1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (2-80) (Cal). $0.45M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Chicago White SoxJ.P. Breen2014-11-05
The 2011 Redraft: Redoing a Deep First RoundBaseball Prospectus2014-07-02
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Back-and-Forth BaseballDaniel Rathman2014-04-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week ThreeWilson Karaman2014-04-11
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25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-28
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting PitchersBret Sayre2014-02-27
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Chicago White Sox Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-15
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Chicago White SoxCraig Goldstein2013-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-23
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Erik Johnson has thrown 1,038 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Sinker (90mph), Curve (74mph) and Change (81mph).