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Michael Jensen PCubs

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
35.0 5.10 1.48 22 2 1 1 -0.4
Birth Date12-10-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age26 years, 7 months, 16 days
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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

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 BOI A- 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 .252 113 5.4 10.8 0.0 10.8 40% .200 .299 1.80 4.80 0.00 108 7.32 120.2
2011 CUB Rk 2 2 3.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .288 111 3.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 57% .143 .080 0.33 2.36 0.00 87 4.03 92.5
2012 PEO A 26 26 140.0 11 5 0 117 40 115 6 .260 98 7.5 2.6 0.4 7.4 54% .262 .254 1.12 3.43 3.47 88 3.18 95.6
2014 DAY A+ 36 0 60.0 7 4 1 59 30 62 2 .248 102 8.8 4.5 0.3 9.3 64% .326 .256 1.48 3.50 2.85 93 3.56 97.5
2015 TEN AA 22 0 32.3 2 2 1 29 16 29 0 .268 95 8.1 4.5 0.0 8.1 60% .315 .231 1.39 3.27 2.23 99 4.60 105.9
2016 TEN AA 12 0 20.7 2 0 1 25 15 15 3 .261 10.9 6.5 1.3 6.5 58% .349 .327 1.94 6.36 8.27 122 8.19 129.4

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

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

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2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1.7 0.6 1.4 32 0 51.4 42 23 31 5 .234 1.26 4.15 4.36 2.3 0.3
80o 1.5 0.5 1.1 28 0 44.6 40 21 27 5 .250 1.37 4.58 4.84 -0.1 -0.0
70o 1.3 0.4 1 25 0 39.9 38 20 24 5 .262 1.45 4.90 5.19 -1.5 -0.2
60o 1.1 0.3 0.9 22 0 36.1 36 19 22 4 .271 1.53 5.18 5.49 -2.4 -0.3
50o 1 0.3 0.8 20 0 32.5 34 18 20 4 .281 1.60 5.45 5.79 -3.2 -0.3
40o 0.9 0.2 0.7 18 0 29.1 32 17 18 4 .290 1.68 5.72 6.09 -3.7 -0.4
30o 0.8 0.2 0.5 16 0 25.5 29 16 15 4 .300 1.77 6.02 6.42 -4.1 -0.4
20o 0.6 0.1 0.4 13 0 21.5 26 14 13 3 .312 1.87 6.38 6.81 -4.3 -0.5
10o 0.5 0.1 0.3 10 0 16.2 21 11 10 3 .329 2.02 6.89 7.38 -4.1 -0.4
Weighted Mean10.30.720031.63318194.2781.585.405.74-2.9-0.3

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20182710116026241723355.3131.605.205.988.46.08.11.1-0.2
20192810124039342436455.3041.504.785.507.95.68.40.9-0.2
20202910121033322430455.3171.685.386.198.66.58.11.1-0.4

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
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3 91 Matt Shelton 2015 0.00 DNP
4 91 Aroni Nina 2016 0.00 DNP
5 91 Camilo Vazquez 2010 0.00 DNP
6 91 Chris Province 2011 0.00 DNP
7 90 Jay Voss 2013 0.00 DNP
8 90 Jarret Martin 2016 0.00 DNP
9 90 Adam Daniels 2009 0.00 DNP
10 90 Jorge Rondon 2014 0.00
11 90 Andrew Taylor 2013 0.00 DNP
12 90 Edgar Ibarra 2015 2.25
13 89 Zach Clark 2010 0.00 DNP
14 89 Drake Britton 2015 0.00 DNP
15 89 Chase Huchingson 2015 0.00 DNP
16 89 Wynn Pelzer 2012 0.00 DNP
17 89 Nathan Baker 2014 0.00 DNP
18 89 Tommy Layne 2011 0.00 DNP
19 88 Jonathan Joseph 2014 0.00 DNP
20 88 Adam Miller 2016 0.00 DNP
21 88 David Hurlbut 2016 0.00 DNP
22 88 Joel De La Cruz 2015 0.00 DNP
23 87 Sam Dyson 2014 3.00
24 87 Matthew Shepherd 2016 0.00 DNP
25 87 A.J. Morris 2013 0.00 DNP
26 87 Jairo Asencio 2009 3.38
27 87 Jeremy Kehrt 2012 0.00 DNP
28 87 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
29 87 Hector Nelo 2013 0.00 DNP
30 87 Jeff Gray 2008 7.71
31 87 Pat Urckfitz 2015 0.00 DNP
32 87 Richard Sullivan 2013 0.00 DNP
33 87 Kyle Aselton 2009 0.00 DNP
34 87 Manuel Flores 2013 0.00 DNP
35 87 Alex Sogard 2014 0.00 DNP
36 87 Sam Narron 2008 0.00 DNP
37 87 Blake Maxwell 2011 0.00 DNP
38 87 Deryk Hooker 2015 0.00 DNP
39 87 Scott McGregor 2013 0.00 DNP
40 87 Tyson Brummett 2011 0.00 DNP
41 86 Michael Heesch 2016 0.00 DNP
42 86 Carlos Martinez 2010 0.00 DNP
43 86 Evan Crawford 2013 0.00 DNP
44 86 Tim Shibuya 2016 0.00 DNP
45 86 Eric Fornataro 2014 5.59
46 86 Matt Grace 2015 5.82
47 86 Willy Paredes 2015 0.00 DNP
48 86 Juan Gonzalez 2016 0.00 DNP
49 86 James Heuser 2010 0.00 DNP
50 86 Brett Sinkbeil 2011 0.00 DNP
51 86 Jon Michael Redding 2014 0.00 DNP
52 86 Andrew Robinson 2014 0.00 DNP
53 86 Carlos Vasquez 2009 0.00 DNP
54 86 Eric Beaulac 2013 0.00 DNP
55 86 Tony Bucciferro 2016 0.00 DNP
56 86 Adam Cowart 2010 0.00 DNP
57 86 Adam Russell 2009 4.38
58 86 Curtis Partch 2013 6.17
59 86 Daryl Maday 2012 0.00 DNP
60 86 Juan Oramas 2016 0.00 DNP
61 86 Jonathan Cornelius 2014 0.00 DNP
62 86 Matt Avery 2010 0.00 DNP
63 85 Edgar Olmos 2016 0.00 DNP
64 85 Chris Lamb 2016 0.00 DNP
65 85 Aaron Thompson 2013 0.00 DNP
66 85 Brandon Cooney 2012 0.00 DNP
67 85 Mariano Gomez 2009 0.00 DNP
68 85 Jose Jimenez 2013 0.00 DNP
69 85 Nick Greenwood 2014 4.75
70 85 David Purcey 2008 5.68
71 85 Raul Rivero 2012 0.00 DNP
72 85 Steven Jackson 2008 0.00 DNP
73 85 Colin Bates 2014 0.00 DNP
74 85 Jacob Lee 2016 0.00 DNP
75 85 Steven Richard 2011 0.00 DNP
76 85 Pat Egan 2011 0.00 DNP
77 85 Jeremy Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
78 85 Gilbert De La Vara 2011 0.00 DNP
79 85 Justin Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
80 85 Jean Machi 2008 0.00 DNP
81 85 Chris Hernandez 2015 0.00 DNP
82 85 Brendan Lafferty 2012 0.00 DNP
83 84 Kelvin De La Cruz 2015 0.00 DNP
84 84 Blake Cooper 2014 0.00 DNP
85 84 Aaron Breit 2012 0.00 DNP
86 84 Jason Stephens 2011 0.00 DNP
87 84 Fredy Deza 2009 0.00 DNP
88 84 Alan Horne 2009 0.00 DNP
89 84 Jake Petricka 2014 3.08
90 84 John Mariotti 2011 0.00 DNP
91 84 Thomas Harlan 2016 0.00 DNP
92 84 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
93 84 Blair Walters 2016 0.00 DNP
94 84 Stephen Marek 2010 0.00 DNP
95 84 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
96 84 Bradley Holt 2013 0.00 DNP
97 84 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
98 84 Derell McCall 2008 0.00 DNP
99 84 Darren Byrd 2013 0.00 DNP
100 84 David Peterson 2016 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2017, Michael Jensen threw 30 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2016, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2016, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (83mph).