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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-15-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
0.02013
0.02014
2015
-0.52016
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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
2013 ANA MLB 15 1 20.0 1 1 0 24 6 17 0 .263 95 10.8 2.7 0.0 7.7 42% .375 .265 1.50 2.43 7.20 103 4.62 0.0
2014 ANA MLB 7 0 12.3 1 0 0 16 9 9 2 .259 95 11.7 6.6 1.5 6.6 59% .378 .357 2.03 6.73 8.76 110 4.48 0.0
2016 TEX MLB 1 0 3.7 0 0 0 10 1 3 3 .291 119 24.5 2.5 7.4 7.4 50% .467 .466 3.00 12.93 14.73 102 4.87 0.0
CareerMLB23136.02105016295.2659812.54.01.37.249%.388.3231.834.978.501054.600.0

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
2012 GBR int 1 0 3.3 0 0 0 6 1 5 1 .000 16.2 2.7 2.7 13.5 0% .455 .000 2.10 5.32 10.80
2012 ORM Rk 11 9 22.0 0 2 0 23 11 21 2 .278 109 9.4 4.5 0.8 8.6 58% .339 .278 1.55 5.62 4.91
2013 ANA MLB 15 1 20.0 1 1 0 24 6 17 0 .263 95 10.8 2.7 0.0 7.7 42% .375 .265 1.50 2.43 7.20
2013 ARK AA 17 15 79.3 6 3 0 77 36 51 8 .263 96 8.7 4.1 0.9 5.8 50% .290 .277 1.42 4.78 4.20
2014 ANA MLB 7 0 12.3 1 0 0 16 9 9 2 .259 95 11.7 6.6 1.5 6.6 59% .378 .357 2.03 6.73 8.76
2014 ARK AA 22 22 140.7 11 7 0 121 53 79 9 .259 86 7.7 3.4 0.6 5.1 51% .258 .261 1.24 4.02 2.62
2015 COH AAA 31 19 124.3 9 9 0 142 43 75 20 .249 108 10.3 3.1 1.4 5.4 43% .300 .278 1.49 5.15 4.85
2016 TEX MLB 1 0 3.7 0 0 0 10 1 3 3 .291 119 24.5 2.5 7.4 7.4 50% .467 .466 3.00 12.93 14.73
2016 ROU AAA 26 21 135.3 10 5 0 124 38 88 8 .272 97 8.2 2.5 0.5 5.9 54% .284 .239 1.20 4.15 2.93

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
2013 370 0.4541 0.4351 0.8261 0.6310 0.2723 0.8962 0.6909 0.1739
2014 237 0.4135 0.3924 0.8280 0.5816 0.2590 0.9298 0.6667 0.1720
2016 82 0.4146 0.4390 0.8056 0.5294 0.3750 0.8889 0.7222 0.1944
Career6890.43540.42090.82430.60190.27990.90690.68630.1757

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
2016 TEX $
2015 CLE $
2014 ANA $
2013 ANA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 86 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Texas 7/3/16. DFA by Texas 7/5/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/7/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cleveland 7/28/15. DFA by Cleveland 8/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14. DFA by LA Angels 4/27/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/1/14. Contract selected by LA Angels 7/5/14. DFA by LA Angels 11/20/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by LA Angels 4/13/13.
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2012 (9-297) (South Carolina). $20,000 signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Michael Roth is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, Nov. 12Jeffrey Paternostro2015-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: GM in a Box: Jerry DipotoMatthew Trueblood2015-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?Sam Miller2015-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Rays to the TopR.J. Anderson2014-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 2, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-04
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 31Jeff Moore2013-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 18-19Jeff Moore2013-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Angels' DemonsR.J. Anderson2013-09-26
The Week in Quotes: September 9-15Andrew Koo2013-09-16
The Week in Quotes: September 9-15Satchel Price2013-09-16
The Week in Quotes: September 9-15Nick Bacarella2013-09-16
The Week in Quotes: September 9-15Chris Mosch2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Best Players We Snubbed This SpringSam Miller2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Up in Their GrilliDaniel Rathman2013-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 17th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-17
Pebble Hunting: The Starts That Defied FIPSam Miller2013-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-11
Pebble Hunting: Every Thing That's Been Wrong with the AngelsSam Miller2013-05-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Walked By an AngelGeoff Young2013-04-30
Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 4/26Ben Lindbergh2013-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game's Preseason College All-Americans: Preseason Picks for NCAA's BestKendall Rogers2013-01-22


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-11-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)How does Michael Roth get such great extension on the mound? Is that natural or was it taught to him
(Alex from LA)
Roth has solid momentum throughout the delivery, and finishes with strong posture, but the most impressive part of his mechanics that contribute to his extension is that he continues the forward progression of his body after foot-strike. At the National Pitching Association we called it "Stack and Track" - a pitcher who maintains a stack upper-body (good posture) while tracking towards the target after foot strike can achieve great extension. It requires strong functional strength and good balance with flex in the front knee (as opposed to a stiff landing leg), allowing the center-of-mass to drift closer to the plate. Finally, Roth has a naturally late release - he has a closed stride, and the only way to reach full extension is to release the baseball at a later point in trunk rotation than the average pitcher.

Another pitcher who is great at this is Madison Bumgarner.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Roth has thrown 772 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (90mph) and Curve (74mph).