Biographical

Portrait of Roenis Elias

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 279 15 20 0 240 3.97 0
Birth Date8-1-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 SEA MLB 29 29 163.7 151 64 143 16 .261 89 8.3 3.5 0.9 7.9 48% .294 .278 1.31 4.06 3.85 105 5.00 -0.4
2015 SEA MLB 22 20 115.3 106 44 97 15 .262 97 8.3 3.4 1.2 7.6 45% .280 .271 1.30 4.49 4.14 110 4.37 0.9
CareerMLB5149279.025710824031.261938.33.51.07.747%.288.2751.314.243.971074.740.5

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2011 CLN A 7 7 36.3 41 18 33 7 .261 94 10.2 4.5 1.7 8.2 45% .330 .311 1.62 5.62 5.45
2011 MRN Rk 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 .230 96 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .333 .224 1.00 4.37 0.00
2011 PUL Rk 3 1 11.0 11 3 8 0 .280 94 9.0 2.5 0.0 6.5 56% .324 .222 1.27 3.69 0.82
2012 HDS A+ 26 26 148.3 136 41 128 19 .277 114 8.3 2.5 1.2 7.8 45% .281 .245 1.19 4.74 3.76
2012 LAR Wnt 6 6 19.0 28 10 16 2 .000 13.3 4.7 0.9 7.6 0% .406 .000 2.00 4.80 4.74
2013 WTN AA 22 22 130.0 112 50 121 9 .260 101 7.8 3.5 0.6 8.4 44% .286 .248 1.25 3.20 3.18
2014 SEA MLB 29 29 163.7 151 64 143 16 .261 89 8.3 3.5 0.9 7.9 48% .294 .278 1.31 4.06 3.85
2014 TAC AAA 1 1 5.0 0 1 6 0 .290 80 0.0 1.8 0.0 10.8 67% .000 .012 0.20 1.90 0.00
2015 SEA MLB 22 20 115.3 106 44 97 15 .262 97 8.3 3.4 1.2 7.6 45% .280 .271 1.30 4.49 4.14
2015 TAC AAA 12 12 61.3 80 18 47 9 .270 105 11.7 2.6 1.3 6.9 43% .350 .292 1.60 5.05 7.34

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 2582 0.4400 0.4361 0.7567 0.6382 0.2773 0.8593 0.5711 0.2433
2015 1835 0.4659 0.4529 0.7702 0.6339 0.2949 0.8635 0.5952 0.2298
Career44170.45080.44310.76230.63640.28460.8610.58110.2377

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-09-18 2014-09-29 DTD 11 11 Left Elbow Strain Flexor Bundle -
2014-07-22 2014-07-27 DTD 5 5 Left Forearm Cramp -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BOS $
2015 SEA $
2014 SEA $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 112 d2016

Details
  • 2016
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Seattle 3/15. Acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 12/7/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract selected by Seattle 3/30/14.
  • Signed by Seattle 5/3/11 as an amateur free agent from Cuba.

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: A Refresher on ChangeupsJeff Long2016-01-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wade-Ing is the Hardest PartChristopher Crawford2015-12-08
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Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 28, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 28, 2015Ian Frazer2015-09-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 26Wilson Karaman2015-09-25
Fantasy Rounders: Mr. Robinson's NeighborhoodDoug Thorburn2015-09-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 23Wilson Karaman2015-09-04
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 66: BearclawGeorge Bissell2015-09-03
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 66: BearclawMike Gianella2015-09-03
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 66: BearclawBret Sayre2015-09-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week 22Mike Gianella2015-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Older the Cubs, the Sweeter the BerryR.J. Anderson2015-08-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19Wilson Karaman2015-08-07
Fantasy Rounders: The Train Stops HereDoug Thorburn2015-06-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 11J.J. Jansons2015-06-12
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West Coast By Us: Legends of Adventure, Sort OfJordan Shusterman2015-06-05
West Coast By Us: Legends of Adventure, Sort OfJake Mintz2015-06-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week EightWilson Karaman2015-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Thrice Harper!Chris Mosch2015-05-07
Fantasy Rounders: Yard SaleDoug Thorburn2015-05-01
Expert FAAB Review: Week FourMike Gianella2015-04-28
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This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Every Team's Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2015-03-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: City of InjuredsR.J. Anderson2015-02-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Mariners Get HappyR.J. Anderson2014-12-05
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Rumor Roundup: Will Cubs Rustle Martin?Daniel Rathman2014-11-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The '80' Pitches In This Year's PostseasonSam Miller2014-10-01
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The MLB Trade Landscape, BuyersMike Gianella2014-07-21
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-02-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think the Mariners could have Roenis Elias fix his mechanics? He has a fantastic Changeup and Curveball, but his release points are all over the place.
(Dylan from RI)
I'm not sure I'd call that a mechanical flaw. Some guys actually can and like to vary their slot. It's unusual, but it can work for some. (Harry Pavlidis)
2014-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Roenis Elias? He has looked pretty good so far this season. Can he keep it up and potentially develop into a 2/3 starter?
(Steve from Chicago)
Elias has an excellent breaking ball, but his delivery can be very inconsistent. He lacks power in the delivery and his stability wavers, and he makes some alterations when pitching from the stretch that harm his ability to repeat. He certainly could develop into a No. 3, but that will depend on how well he can harness his repetition. (Doug Thorburn)
2014-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Although he got shelled last night, what have been your overall thoughts on Roenis Elias? Is he for real, or is this just some sustained flukey success?
(Danny from Chicago)
Ehhh... he's just kinda whatever to me. I thought he'd collapse when he first came up, but after seeing a handful of starts, I think he can be a reasonable high-3.00s, low-4.00s guy with the occasional gem. (Paul Sporer)
2014-05-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your opinion on Roenis Elias' career outlook? (Can I also say "HI" to our pal Boxy, it's dusty and dark in the basement, we worry he's becoming weird!)
(silvergun from ON)
I didn't really consider him for the SP Guide bc he was 24 in AA, but he has impressed. I don't think he's *special*, but I think he's got some real talent capable of being fantasy viable in most formats (probably not much more than a streamer option in 10-12 tm leagues) (Paul Sporer)
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 10 team mixed league with QS in place of W. Right now my starters are Strasburg, Sonny Gray, and Michael Pineda. I have an open roster spot I want to fill with another starter to give me a shot at competing in QS. I figure I might as well grab another long shot starter to join Gray and Pineda. I have it narrowed down to Danny Salazar, Jose Quintana, Taijuan Walker, or Roenis Elias. Who's my best bet?
(Kyle from Detroit)
Good god man, step away from Roenis Elias. Out of the options you listed, Quintana is the safest bet while Salazar provides the highest upside. If you're truly just going for QS, I guess I'd go Quintana. I like Salazar a bit more overall, though, even if he's overrated. Walker's injury scares me now, so I'm staying away. (Ben Carsley)
2014-04-03 19:30:00 (link to chat)Who is this Roenis Elias guy? Why isn't he in ESPN's database yet? What kind of crackerjack operation are they running over there?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
He's making the jump from Double-A, iirc and wasn't much of a prospect. It's understandable, though frustrating if you're in a deep league (Craig Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Roenis Elias has thrown 4,446 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), Change (85mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph).