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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-19-1986
Height5' 11"
Weight200 lbs
Age29 years, 10 months, 6 days
BatsR
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2012
2013
-0.02014
-0.22015
0.32016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 CLE MLB 6 0 7.0 9 1 4 1 .259 107 11.6 1.3 1.3 5.1 56% .333 .287 1.43 4.30 9.00 108 4.55 -0.0
2015 CLE MLB 28 0 33.3 37 13 23 2 .258 108 10.0 3.5 0.5 6.2 48% .315 .272 1.50 3.67 3.78 111 5.12 -0.2
2016 CLE MLB 7 0 7.7 6 3 12 2 .251 7.0 3.5 2.3 14.1 41% .267 .264 1.17 4.54 2.35 86 3.14 0.2
CareerMLB41048.05217395.257919.83.20.97.348%.313.2731.443.904.311074.72-0.0

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 MHV A- 17 0 37.0 39 15 29 4 .258 99 9.5 3.6 1.0 7.1 44% .291 .282 1.46 4.69 4.86
2010 LKC A 13 8 53.3 40 21 61 7 .259 104 6.8 3.5 1.2 10.3 46% .252 .245 1.14 4.55 3.55
2010 KIN A+ 13 12 58.7 50 15 51 5 .256 106 7.7 2.3 0.8 7.8 42% .269 .213 1.11 3.75 1.53
2011 AKR AA 26 26 136.0 147 63 131 6 .273 85 9.7 4.2 0.4 8.7 46% .358 .280 1.54 3.56 3.77
2013 AKR AA 45 0 55.0 44 29 76 3 .269 98 7.2 4.7 0.5 12.4 46% .323 .251 1.33 2.96 2.62
2014 CLE MLB 6 0 7.0 9 1 4 1 .259 107 11.6 1.3 1.3 5.1 56% .333 .287 1.43 4.30 9.00
2014 COH AAA 42 0 54.0 44 16 52 4 .250 108 7.3 2.7 0.7 8.7 49% .282 .206 1.11 3.28 2.50
2015 CLE MLB 28 0 33.3 37 13 23 2 .258 108 10.0 3.5 0.5 6.2 48% .315 .272 1.50 3.67 3.78
2015 COH AAA 13 0 12.0 13 7 17 1 .253 109 9.8 5.2 0.8 12.8 48% .400 .271 1.67 3.16 4.50
2016 CLE MLB 7 0 7.7 6 3 12 2 .251 7.0 3.5 2.3 14.1 41% .267 .264 1.17 4.54 2.35
2016 COH AAA 20 0 22.7 24 8 24 0 .260 9.5 3.2 0.0 9.5 45% .369 .233 1.41 2.09 3.97

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
2014 100 0.5200 0.5600 0.8036 0.7692 0.3333 0.8500 0.6875 0.1964
2015 528 0.4830 0.5360 0.7562 0.7176 0.3663 0.8361 0.6100 0.2438
2016 116 0.5000 0.5000 0.7069 0.7069 0.2931 0.8537 0.3529 0.2931
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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
2012-06-05 2012-09-05 Minors 92 73 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum & Rotator Cuff 2012-05-23 -
2012-02-28 2012-04-04 Camp 36 0 Right Shoulder Strain Labrum & Rotator Cuff - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $
2015 CLE $507,700
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,700
1 yrTotal$507,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 2 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5077M (2015). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2009 (5-155) (Faulkner HS, Ala.). $70,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .267 .338 .435 .276
11 vs R (Multi) .289 .341 .434 .272
18 Split (Multi) -.022 -.003 .001 .004
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .267 .343 .417 .273
31 vs R (2015) .284 .338 .432 .270
38 Split (2015) -.017 .006 -.016 .003
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Austin Adams is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer AlertR.J. Anderson2015-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Who Are These Guys?R.J. Anderson2015-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL CentralR.J. Anderson2012-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Indians Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-01-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cleveland Indians Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-30
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 21Kevin Goldstein2010-07-22


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Austin Adams has thrown 815 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (97mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Change (90mph) and Sinker (96mph).