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Birth Date2-7-1993
Height6' 0"
Weight155 lbs
Age23 years, 6 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
0.42015
3.22016
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DRA-Based 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 WARP
2015 MIL MLB 6 6 34.0 3 2 0 26 15 24 2 .256 97 6.9 4.0 0.5 6.4 58% .245 .226 1.21 3.84 3.71 106 4.14 0.4
2016 MIL MLB 23 23 133.0 10 6 0 134 34 108 16 .266 101 9.1 2.3 1.1 7.3 46% .300 .264 1.26 3.98 4.06 101 3.56 2.9
CareerMLB2929167.013801604913218.2641008.62.61.07.149%.289.2561.253.953.991023.683.2

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
2012 DEL A 25 17 114.3 5 7 1 109 46 91 11 .268 99 8.6 3.6 0.9 7.2 55% .294 .262 1.36 4.52 3.86
2013 FRD A+ 26 26 148.7 7 9 0 145 38 132 10 .256 107 8.8 2.3 0.6 8.0 52% .310 .238 1.23 3.28 3.69
2014 BOW AA 21 20 110.0 10 7 0 106 32 109 8 .264 102 8.7 2.6 0.7 8.9 54% .314 .244 1.25 3.30 3.35
2015 MIL MLB 6 6 34.0 3 2 0 26 15 24 2 .256 97 6.9 4.0 0.5 6.4 58% .245 .226 1.21 3.84 3.71
2015 CSP AAA 5 5 27.0 1 2 0 38 12 21 2 .268 114 12.7 4.0 0.7 7.0 57% .391 .294 1.85 4.45 5.00
2015 NOR AAA 19 18 101.3 5 6 0 91 33 81 4 .257 99 8.1 2.9 0.4 7.2 54% .290 .237 1.22 3.08 2.84
2016 MIL MLB 23 23 133.0 10 6 0 134 34 108 16 .266 101 9.1 2.3 1.1 7.3 46% .300 .264 1.26 3.98 4.06
2016 CSP AAA 2 2 9.0 0 0 0 6 2 11 0 .263 82 6.0 2.0 0.0 11.0 43% .261 .204 0.89 1.95 2.00

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
2015 539 0.4156 0.4119 0.7432 0.6027 0.2762 0.8370 0.5977 0.2568
2016 2138 0.4383 0.4294 0.8072 0.6009 0.2956 0.8845 0.6845 0.1928
Career26770.43370.42590.79430.60130.29170.87490.6670.2057

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-04-30 2014-05-29 Minors 29 0 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -
2014-04-13 2014-04-23 Minors 10 0 Right Elbow Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIL $
2015 MIL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 34 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Milwaukee 9/1/15.
  • Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/31/15.
  • Drafted by Baltimore 2011 (26-785) (Mesquite HS, Gilbert, Ari.). $0.575M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .120 .254 .180 .171
11 vs R (Multi) .274 .329 .411 .267
18 Split (Multi) -.154 -.075 -.231 -.096
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .120 .254 .180 .171
31 vs R (2015) .274 .329 .411 .267
38 Split (2015) -.154 -.075 -.231 -.096
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Zach Davies is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 21Scooter Hotz2016-08-26
Soft Toss: Are Rookie Starters Less Prepared These Days?Brendan Gawlowski2016-08-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 18Greg Wellemeyer2016-08-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Second-Half AdditionsJ.P. Breen2016-07-25
What You Need to Know: Oh, That Fernando RodneyDaniel Rathman2016-07-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 12J.J. Jansons2016-06-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 12George Bissell2016-06-17
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 94: Greg WellemeyerGreg Wellemeyer2016-06-09
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 94: Greg WellemeyerGeorge Bissell2016-06-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2016-06-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10Greg Wellemeyer2016-06-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week EightMike Gianella2016-05-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessUpdating the Tiers: First BasemenBret Sayre2016-05-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week SixGreg Wellemeyer2016-05-06
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2016-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Milwaukee Brewers ArmsAdam McInturff2016-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Milwaukee Brewers ArmsCraig Goldstein2016-03-23
Winter Is Leaving: Milwaukee BrewersJ.P. Breen2016-03-22
The Lineup Card: 19 Players We Can't Believe Are Still ActiveBaseball Prospectus2016-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2016-03-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016Ben Carsley2016-02-26
Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobiaRian Watt2016-02-01
Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobiaChristopher Crawford2016-02-01
Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobiaBret Sayre2016-02-01
Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobiaRyan Romano2016-02-01
Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobiaAdam McInturff2016-02-01
2016 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsEzra Wise2015-12-17
2016 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-12-17
2016 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-12-03
2016 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2015-12-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Pitcher Wins: The General LandscapeJ.J. Jansons2015-12-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 26Wilson Karaman2015-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 26Keith Cromer2015-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 26George Bissell2015-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 25Keith Cromer2015-09-23
Transaction Analysis: Brewers Stearnly Assay Their FutureJ.P. Breen2015-09-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 24Keith Cromer2015-09-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 24Keith Cromer2015-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Prospect Staff2015-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Fantasy Staff2015-09-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 23Keith Cromer2015-09-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 22Keith Cromer2015-09-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 22Mike Gianella2015-09-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 23Wilson Karaman2015-09-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 18th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-20
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2015-08-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 17th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 16th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-06
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestTucker Blair2015-08-03
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestMauricio Rubio2015-08-03
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestCJ Wittmann2015-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: So, Do You Come to Milwaukee Often?Matthew Trueblood2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: So, Do You Come to Milwaukee Often?Jeff Moore2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: So, Do You Come to Milwaukee Often?George Bissell2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: So, Do You Come to Milwaukee Often?R.J. Anderson2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: So, Do You Come to Milwaukee Often?Tucker Blair2015-07-31
BP Unfiltered: The 2015 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis ThreadBaseball Prospectus2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Futures Game Preview: The US RosterBP Prospect Staff2015-06-27
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 8-10Bret Sayre2015-03-12
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: The Post-Offseason Top 10s: American LeagueChris Mellen2015-02-23
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: The Post-Offseason Top 10s: American LeagueNick J. Faleris2015-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: AL WestPatrick Ebert2015-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: AL WestDavid Rawnsley2015-02-10
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-12-10
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of October 17-18, 2014Jeff Moore2014-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: April 29, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-04-29
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomBP Prospect Staff2014-03-03
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, July 18Zach Mortimer2013-07-19
The Lineup Card: 8 Potential Buyers at the Trade DeadlineBaseball Prospectus2013-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-15


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-01 16:00:00 (link to chat)In a deep NL-only league, if you had to pick one for next year of the "out of nowhere" Brewer starting pitchers -- would you bet on Junior Guerra or Zach Davies? Thanks, J.B.
(J.B. from Las Vegas)
Guerra has more of a ceiling despite his advanced age. I lean him, but Davies is pretty good too. (Mike Gianella)
2016-04-14 20:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see any of the young Brewers waiting for their opportunity in AAA like Michael Reed, Orlando Arcia and Zach Davies making an impact soon?
(Scott from LA)
Reed and Davies might get their shots before Arcia, but Arcia is a much better bet to stick. Reed might get a shot before Brett Phillips, but he's unlikely to perform well enough to prevent Phillips from supplanting him. Nobody in the Brewers' rotation is going to block Davies if he performs well, but he's unlikely to have sustained success in MLB with his stuff. Arcia is coming up at some point this summer, and when he does, he's probably there for good. Even if Villar plays like an All Star, which would be an upset, the Brewers will promote a meeting-expectations Arcia and play him at SS, moving Villar to 2B or 3B and shunting Scooter Gennett or Aaron Hill to the bench or the waiver wire. There's no denying Arcia, barring injury. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-01-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)How about ranking MLB-debuting starting pitchers Jorge Lopez, Tyler Duffey, Cody Anderson, Zach Davies, John Lamb, Colin Rea, Mike Montgomery and Jerad Eickhoff for long-term value in a dynasty sim league, if you please? Are there big tiers or divisions there? Thanks for all your time spent on scouting and chats.
(delatopia from the 415)
Lopez is a clear No. 1 to me. After that I'd go Rea, Davies, Lamb, Eickhoff, Duffey, Anderson, Montgomery. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-11-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Zach Davies a future #3?
(Flow DiMaggio from Clouds)
I don't think Davies is a No.3 in a good rotation, as good as the change is I would want someone a little more durable who misses more bats. A very nice backend starter, but I think that's a stretch. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-07-13 14:30:00 (link to chat)Guys like Tapia and Albies look soooo thin on TV. I realize they are teenagers, but makes them seem farther from The Show. How much do teams put into their diets, weight training, etc?
(RB from My thoughts )
They are certainly thin. Teams are well aware of this when constructing diets/weight training.
I know the Orioles have done the same with Zach Davies, who is also considered thin/wiry.

Some of these players will fill out naturally, but Tapia/Albies' frame is not conducive for muscle or weight gain. I see them as players that will always been wiry for the most part. (Futures Game Chat)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Zach Davies has thrown 2,815 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Change (80mph), also mixing in a Cutter (86mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve (73mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (83mph).