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Portrait of Kaleb Merck

Kaleb Merck PTwins

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
31.3 6.40 1.81 16 1 0 1 -0.6
Birth Date2-17-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.62014
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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 ELZ Rk 16 0 24.3 4.72 116 .232 .252 .318 .361 .248 .344 110 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2013 CDR A 6 0 12.0 6.11 82 .306 .249 .320 .368 .252 .366 112 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0

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 ELZ Rk 3 2 2 16 0 24.3 24 6 28 2 55% .344 8.9 2.2 0.7 10.4 1.23 4.07 4.3 0.4
2013 CDR A 1 1 1 6 0 12.0 16 3 9 1 60% .366 12.0 2.2 0.8 6.8 1.58 7.50 -0.2 -0.0

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

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

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 1.5 0.5 1.3 31 0 52.0 50 22 26 5 .263 1.39 4.73 5.15 -1.5 -0.2
80o 1.3 0.4 1 27 0 44.6 47 21 23 5 .282 1.52 5.27 5.73 -3.8 -0.4
70o 1.1 0.3 0.9 24 0 39.4 45 19 20 5 .295 1.63 5.68 6.17 -5.1 -0.5
60o 1 0.3 0.7 21 0 35.2 42 18 18 5 .306 1.72 6.04 6.56 -5.8 -0.6
50o 0.8 0.2 0.6 19 0 31.4 40 17 16 4 .317 1.81 6.38 6.93 -6.3 -0.6
40o 0.7 0.2 0.5 17 0 27.7 37 16 14 4 .328 1.90 6.73 7.32 -6.6 -0.7
30o 0.6 0.1 0.4 14 0 23.9 33 15 12 4 .340 2.00 7.12 7.74 -6.6 -0.7
20o 0.5 0.1 0.3 12 0 19.6 29 13 10 3 .354 2.13 7.59 8.25 -6.3 -0.6
10o 0.3 0 0.2 8 0 14.0 23 10 7 2 .373 2.32 8.27 8.99 -5.4 -0.6
Weighted Mean0.80.20.618030.33816154.3141.786.316.86-5.9-0.6

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
20152510125041441926448.3001.554.955.389.74.25.80.9-0.2
20162610123038441623548.3071.585.285.7410.43.85.41.2-0.3
20172710123038441624448.3101.585.165.6110.43.85.70.9-0.3
20182810124040451625448.3081.544.985.4110.23.65.70.9-0.2
20192910124040461625548.3061.545.015.4510.33.65.61.1-0.2
20203010124040461625548.3051.544.975.4010.33.65.61.1-0.2
20213110123038431523548.3051.514.975.4010.13.55.41.2-0.2
20223210122036411422448.3041.514.965.3910.23.55.41.0-0.2
20233310121034391320448.3021.514.975.4010.23.45.21.0-0.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2out of baseball0.61.110.44.7

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5 97 David Mixon 2009 0.00 DNP
6 97 Alfredo Buret 2012 0.00 DNP
7 96 Daryl Harang 2007 0.00 DNP
8 96 Will Latimer 2010 0.00 DNP
9 96 Matt Reynolds 2009 0.00 DNP
10 96 Colt Hynes 2009 0.00 DNP
11 96 Josue Selenes 2010 0.00 DNP
12 95 Stephen Clyne 2009 0.00 DNP
13 95 Manuel Rivera 2012 0.00 DNP
14 95 Michael Brady 2011 0.00 DNP
15 95 T.J. Large 2007 0.00 DNP
16 95 Ronny Marte 2010 0.00 DNP
17 95 Steve Smith 2010 0.00 DNP
18 95 Michael Powers 2010 0.00 DNP
19 95 Eric Cendejas 2012 0.00 DNP
20 95 Chris Hayes 2007 0.00 DNP
21 95 Jose Duran 2009 0.00 DNP
22 94 Ryan Dennick 2011 0.00 DNP
23 94 Jamie Walczak 2011 0.00 DNP
24 94 Scott Gaffney 2010 0.00 DNP
25 94 Joseph Krebs 2009 0.00 DNP
26 94 Jacob Brown 2011 0.00 DNP
27 94 Franklin Noel 2013 0.00 DNP
28 93 Kenneth Roberts 2012 0.00 DNP
29 93 Jonathan Hovis 2008 0.00 DNP
30 93 Brandon Sage 2011 0.00 DNP
31 93 Kevin Nabors 2010 0.00 DNP
32 93 Garrett Parcell 2009 0.00 DNP
33 93 Jeremiah Bayer 2010 0.00 DNP
34 93 Ryan Hinson 2011 0.00 DNP
35 92 Leuris Gomez 2011 0.00 DNP
36 92 David Patton 2008 0.00 DNP
37 92 Yorman Mayora 2011 0.00 DNP
38 92 Adam Liberatore 2011 0.00 DNP
39 92 Luis De La Cruz 2013 0.00 DNP
40 92 Stephen Peterson 2012 0.00 DNP
41 92 Cole White 2012 0.00 DNP
42 92 Andy Loomis 2010 0.00 DNP
43 92 Nathan Pettus 2013 0.00 DNP
44 92 Rinku Singh 2013 0.00 DNP
45 92 Eric Eadington 2012 0.00 DNP
46 92 Pete Parise 2009 0.00 DNP
47 92 Ryan Flannery 2010 0.00 DNP
48 92 Nick Abel 2007 0.00 DNP
49 92 Joan Montero 2013 0.00 DNP
50 92 Derrick Gordon 2008 0.00 DNP
51 91 Matt Langwell 2010 0.00 DNP
52 91 Manny Alvarez 2010 0.00 DNP
53 91 Freddy Dolsi 2007 0.00 DNP
54 91 Shane McCatty 2011 0.00 DNP
55 91 Edgar Alfonzo 2009 0.00 DNP
56 91 Zachary Foster 2011 0.00 DNP
57 91 Jordan Latham 2011 0.00 DNP
58 91 Bryan Dumesnil 2008 0.00 DNP
59 91 Deivis Mavarez 2011 0.00 DNP
60 91 T.J. Chism 2013 0.00 DNP
61 91 Spencer Patton 2012 0.00 DNP
62 91 Bryan Hallberg 2009 0.00 DNP
63 91 Ramon Geronimo 2008 0.00 DNP
64 91 Vinnie Pestano 2009 0.00 DNP
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69 91 Jon Keck 2012 0.00 DNP
70 90 Wilton Lopez 2008 0.00 DNP
71 90 Julio DePaula 2007 0.00 DNP
72 90 Miguel Ramirez 2008 0.00 DNP
73 90 Justin Fitzgerald 2010 0.00 DNP
74 90 Yonata Ortega 2011 0.00 DNP
75 90 Brooks Pinckard 2013 0.00 DNP
76 90 Jake Muyco 2009 0.00 DNP
77 90 Aaron Hartsock 2008 0.00 DNP
78 90 Ashur Tolliver 2012 0.00 DNP
79 90 Neal Frontz 2008 0.00 DNP
80 90 Anillins Martinez 2011 0.00 DNP
81 90 Marco Gonzalez 2008 0.00 DNP
82 90 Jack Snodgrass 2012 0.00 DNP
83 90 Mike Perconte 2010 0.00 DNP
84 90 Tommy Toledo 2013 0.00 DNP
85 90 Eddie Camacho 2007 0.00 DNP
86 90 Paul Koss 2009 0.00 DNP
87 90 Brett Bordes 2008 0.00 DNP
88 90 Jared Potts 2010 0.00 DNP
89 90 Ronald Hill 2007 0.00 DNP
90 90 Gary Cuevas 2012 0.00 DNP
91 89 Casey Baron 2009 0.00 DNP
92 89 Ramon Sanchez 2008 0.00 DNP
93 89 Stephen Shackleford 2013 0.00 DNP
94 89 Frank Mata 2008 0.00 DNP
95 89 Nicholas Avila 2013 0.00 DNP
96 89 Brian Grening 2009 0.00 DNP
97 89 Brandon Cooney 2010 0.00 DNP
98 89 Jason Buursma 2010 0.00 DNP
99 89 Chris Leroux 2008 0.00 DNP
100 89 Zach Samuels 2011 0.00 DNP

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