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Portrait of Adrian Sampson

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 22)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
108.7 5.33 1.50 56 5 9 0 -1.3
Birth Date10-7-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
Age23 years, 0 months, 15 days
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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

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2012 SCO A- 11 9 42.7 4.10 106 .259 .265 .337 .377 .277 .303 98 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2013 BRD A+ 25 24 140.0 5.60 77 .286 .259 .326 .378 .260 .332 98 -6.6 -0.7 -6.6 -0.7
2014 ALT AA 24 24 148.0 4.39 99 .234 .267 .329 .400 .265 .256 99 12.6 1.3 14.4 2.0
2014 IND AAA 4 4 19.0 6.32 69 .301 .263 .328 .398 .250 .389 102 -1.7 -0.2 -2.2 -0.3

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
2012 SCO A- 0 1 0 11 9 42.7 38 17 44 2 50% .303 8.0 3.6 0.4 9.3 1.29 2.95 6.1 0.6
2013 BRD A+ 5 8 0 25 24 140.0 177 22 85 18 47% .332 11.4 1.4 1.2 5.5 1.42 5.14 -6.6 -0.7
2014 ALT AA 10 5 0 24 24 148.0 125 30 99 10 51% .256 7.6 1.8 0.6 6.0 1.05 2.55 14.4 2.0
2014 IND AAA 1 1 0 4 4 19.0 29 7 10 1 33% .389 13.7 3.3 0.5 4.7 1.89 6.16 -2.2 -0.3

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 6.9 9.3 0 25 25 132.2 125 36 68 15 .275 1.22 4.10 4.45 3.5 0.4
80o 6.2 9.2 0 24 24 124.0 126 36 64 15 .290 1.31 4.51 4.9 -3.2 -0.3
70o 5.7 9.2 0 23 23 118.2 127 36 61 15 .301 1.38 4.81 5.23 -7.3 -0.7
60o 5.2 9.1 0 22 22 113.3 127 36 58 15 .310 1.44 5.07 5.52 -10.5 -1.1
50o 4.8 9.1 0 21 21 108.8 127 36 56 15 .319 1.50 5.32 5.79 -13.1 -1.3
40o 4.5 9 0 20 20 104.5 127 36 54 15 .328 1.56 5.58 6.06 -15.4 -1.6
30o 4.1 8.9 0 19 19 99.8 126 36 52 15 .337 1.62 5.86 6.36 -17.6 -1.8
20o 3.6 8.8 0 18 18 94.6 125 36 49 15 .349 1.70 6.19 6.72 -19.8 -2.0
10o 3 8.6 0 17 17 87.5 124 35 46 15 .364 1.82 6.66 7.23 -22.2 -2.3
Weighted Mean4.8902121108.5125365615.3171.485.295.75-12.6-1.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201523780242413915437901945.3201.374.655.0610.02.45.81.2-0.8
20162456017179911426581345.3271.424.965.3910.42.45.31.2-0.9
201725560171710010827621245.3151.354.554.949.72.45.61.1-0.4
20182656017179710726601245.3191.374.564.969.92.45.51.1-0.4
201927560181810510928691245.3101.314.254.629.42.45.91.0-0.0
202028560181810411027671245.3131.324.254.629.52.35.81.0-0.0
202129560171710310928631245.3111.334.314.689.62.55.51.1-0.1
202230660181810410726671145.3071.284.044.399.32.25.81.00.2
20233155017179710124611145.3071.284.064.419.32.25.61.00.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 96 Ryan Crowley 2013 0.00 DNP
2 96 Jerad Eickhoff 2013 0.00 DNP
3 95 Kyle Kaminska 2011 0.00 DNP
4 94 Kyle Lobstein 2012 0.00 DNP
5 93 Ryan Webb 2008 0.00 DNP
6 93 Carlos Quevedo 2012 0.00 DNP
7 93 Edgar Garcia 2010 0.00 DNP
8 93 Austin Kirk 2012 0.00 DNP
9 93 Wes Roemer 2009 0.00 DNP
10 92 Marcos Frias 2011 0.00 DNP
11 92 Manuel Rivera 2012 0.00 DNP
12 92 Colin Kleven 2013 0.00 DNP
13 92 Starlin Peralta 2013 0.00 DNP
14 92 Wilfredo Boscan 2012 0.00 DNP
15 91 Deolis Guerra 2011 0.00 DNP
16 91 Jairo Heredia 2012 0.00 DNP
17 91 Daryl Thompson 2008 6.91
18 91 Tim Sexton 2009 0.00 DNP
19 90 Egan Smith 2011 0.00 DNP
20 90 Trevor Miller 2013 0.00 DNP
21 90 Luis Cruz 2013 0.00 DNP
22 90 Robert Bundy 2012 0.00 DNP
23 90 Daniel Guerrero 2008 0.00 DNP
24 90 Chris Mason 2007 0.00 DNP
25 90 Paul Demny 2012 0.00 DNP
26 90 Hector Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
27 90 Richard Castillo 2012 0.00 DNP
28 89 Jose Alvarez 2011 0.00 DNP
29 89 John Anderson 2011 0.00 DNP
30 89 Frank Batista 2011 0.00 DNP
31 89 Victor Mateo 2012 0.00 DNP
32 89 Kevin Eichhorn 2012 0.00 DNP
33 89 Luke French 2008 0.00 DNP
34 89 Todd Redmond 2007 0.00 DNP
35 89 Trevor Harden 2010 0.00 DNP
36 89 Jose Rosario 2013 0.00 DNP
37 88 Ross Seaton 2012 0.00 DNP
38 88 Ricky Romero 2007 0.00 DNP
39 88 Jesus Sanchez 2010 0.00 DNP
40 88 Jeff Locke 2010 0.00 DNP
41 88 Jacob Rasner 2009 0.00 DNP
42 88 Jose A. Ramirez 2012 0.00 DNP
43 88 Cody Anderson 2013 0.00 DNP
44 88 Manuel Soliman 2012 0.00 DNP
45 88 Rafael Briceno 2013 0.00 DNP
46 88 Trevor Bell 2009 11.07
47 88 Nick Green 2007 0.00 DNP
48 88 John Lannan 2007 4.41
49 88 Leonel Santiago 2012 0.00 DNP
50 88 Matt Thompson 2012 0.00 DNP
51 87 James Parr 2008 5.24
52 87 Murphy Smith 2010 0.00 DNP
53 87 Brock Huntzinger 2011 0.00 DNP
54 87 Tim Berry 2013 0.00 DNP
55 87 Jeff Ferrell 2013 0.00 DNP
56 87 Joseph Cruz 2011 0.00 DNP
57 87 Stolmy Pimentel 2012 0.00 DNP
58 87 Jordan Shipers 2013 0.00 DNP
59 87 Graham Hicks 2012 0.00 DNP
60 87 Alberto Cabrera 2011 0.00 DNP
61 87 Michael Belfiore 2011 0.00 DNP
62 87 J.C. Ramirez 2011 0.00 DNP
63 87 Mike Wright 2012 0.00 DNP
64 87 Leondy Perez 2012 0.00 DNP
65 87 Felix Doubront 2010 5.76
66 87 Jeanmar Gomez 2010 5.62
67 87 Robert Morey 2011 0.00 DNP
68 86 Tyler Herron 2009 0.00 DNP
69 86 Tony Butler 2010 0.00 DNP
70 86 Steve Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
71 86 Bobby Hansen 2012 0.00 DNP
72 86 Matt Lollis 2013 0.00 DNP
73 86 Kelvin Villa 2008 0.00 DNP
74 86 Colin Rea 2013 0.00 DNP
75 86 Gustavo Gomez 2013 0.00 DNP
76 86 Yohan Almonte 2012 0.00 DNP
77 86 Daniel Webb 2012 0.00 DNP
78 86 Dylan Owen 2009 0.00 DNP
79 86 Parker Markel 2013 0.00 DNP
80 86 Josh Wall 2009 0.00 DNP
81 86 Matt Mitchell 2011 0.00 DNP
82 86 Timothy Melville 2012 0.00 DNP
83 86 Jade Todd 2012 0.00 DNP
84 86 Jeffry Antigua 2012 0.00 DNP
85 86 Jon Michael Redding 2010 0.00 DNP
86 86 Ching Lung Lo 2008 0.00 DNP
87 86 James Houser 2007 0.00 DNP
88 86 Edgar Osuna 2010 0.00 DNP
89 86 Bobby Parnell 2007 0.00 DNP
90 86 Madison Younginer 2013 0.00 DNP
91 85 Jose Escalona 2008 0.00 DNP
92 85 Josue Carreno 2013 0.00 DNP
93 85 Jo-Jo Reyes 2007 6.93
94 85 David Baker 2013 0.00 DNP
95 85 Mitch Atkins 2008 0.00 DNP
96 85 Brandon Durden 2007 0.00 DNP
97 85 Brody Colvin 2013 0.00 DNP
98 85 Tanner Bushue 2013 0.00 DNP
99 85 Ben Snyder 2008 0.00 DNP
100 85 Nik Turley 2012 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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  Title Author Date
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-10


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Adrian Sampson has thrown 30 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph).