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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 24)
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Birth Date9-16-1992
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age24 years, 10 months, 8 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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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
2017 KCA MLB 8 6 35.0 2 2 0 41 16 28 9 .258 99 10.5 4.1 2.3 7.2 42% .305 .314 1.63 6.57 5.66 112 5.67 120.5 -0.0
CareerMLB8635.02204116289.2589910.54.12.37.242%.305.3141.636.575.661125.66120.3-0.0

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-
2012 BNC Rk 7 6 34.7 2 2 0 39 5 22 2 .251 104 10.1 1.3 0.5 5.7 38% .322 .263 1.27 4.03 4.15 111 6.23 115.0
2013 IDA Rk 13 13 59.7 2 6 0 85 17 55 13 .274 109 12.8 2.6 2.0 8.3 38% .373 .317 1.71 6.17 7.39 106 5.15 112.1
2014 LEX A 26 22 136.0 9 8 0 136 38 109 16 .262 106 9.0 2.5 1.1 7.2 54% .301 .263 1.28 4.56 4.30 88 2.68 89.8
2015 WIL A+ 26 26 155.7 5 11 0 145 29 123 11 .256 96 8.4 1.7 0.6 7.1 39% .294 .260 1.12 3.26 3.64 96 3.88 101.7
2015 NWA AA 1 1 4.0 0 1 0 7 1 3 0 .250 88 15.8 2.2 0.0 6.8 31% .438 .400 2.00 3.29 9.00 97 3.38 95.2
2016 NWA AA 21 21 119.0 9 7 0 110 27 117 12 .263 97 8.3 2.0 0.9 8.8 43% .302 .249 1.15 3.34 3.25 87 2.93 93.1
2016 OMA AAA 6 6 30.0 1 3 0 39 7 26 6 .286 96 11.7 2.1 1.8 7.8 41% .367 .308 1.53 5.68 7.20 95 3.78 98.6
2017 KCA MLB 8 6 35.0 2 2 0 41 16 28 9 .258 99 10.5 4.1 2.3 7.2 42% .305 .314 1.63 6.57 5.66 112 5.67 120.5
2017 OMA AAA 10 10 60.0 2 4 0 51 11 76 3 .270 97 7.7 1.6 0.5 11.4 36% .320 .208 1.03 2.53 2.55 67 1.43 26.8

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
2017 584 0.5360 0.4332 0.7668 0.5815 0.2620 0.8791 0.4789 0.2332
Career5840.5360.43320.76680.58150.2620.87910.47890.2332

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/17.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2011 (29-876) (Rock Falls HS, Ill.). $0.675M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Jake Junis is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 16Steve Givarz2017-07-18
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2017-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 1Wilson Karaman2017-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 26th-29thMark Anderson2017-05-30
Expert FAAB Review: Week 8Mike Gianella2017-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 3rdChristopher Crawford2016-08-04


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Jake Junis becoming a successful MLB starter?
(Festivus313 from Nick)
I think he certainly can be. He's one of the more pleasant surprises of the Kansas City system this year. He pounds the zone with all of his pitches, and two of those pitches (fastball and curve) flash plus. There's not a ton of upside, but he has as high of floor as any pitcher in the system. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-05-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Tell me more about some Wilmington guys: Cody Reed, Jake Junis, and Skoglund. Meanwhile, Dom Taylor doesn't seem to have tools, but he's had results. 4th OF profile?
(Doug from Dallas)
I've seen Reed and want to see him again. Power LHP with some backend potential but think he will end up in the bullpen due to delivery, command and secondary potential. Junis is an org. arm, who mixes it up and around a bit. Skoglund is a huge lefty with below avg. stuff and I think I would be more excited about him if he was 19 year old HS arm in his 2nd year in pro. ball. Skinny hips and shoulders and I just don't think he'll really add strength. (CJ Wittmann)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Junis has thrown 678 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph), Change (83mph) and Sinker (92mph).