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Portrait of Mitch Atkins

Mitch Atkins PBraves

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-1-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 0 months, 19 days
BatsR
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-0.02011
2012
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-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
2009 CHN 23 2 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.06 3.42 0.3 0.0
2010 CHN 24 5 0 10.0 0.0 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 12 8 7 2 20 6 6 1 10 6.30 5.81 6.35 -2.6 -0.3
2011 BAL 25 3 3 10.7 10.7 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 56 21 10 10 5 39 3 3 1 7 8.44 8.97 7.25 -0.2 -0.0
Career10322.710.712.0000010112341817760992176.757.056.60-2.5-0.2

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
2005 BOI A- 15 15 73.3 5.54 82 .286 .256 .335 .382 .263 .320 101 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2006 PEO A 25 25 138.0 4.11 57 .234 .249 .326 .350 .254 .207 54 11.5 1.2 11.5 1.2
2007 DAY A+ 20 20 115.0 5.38 89 .245 .264 .331 .384 .256 .261 101 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2007 TEN AA 7 4 26.0 6.69 58 .301 .263 .335 .409 .267 .320 103 -1.7 -0.2 -1.2 -0.1
2008 TEN AA 18 18 110.0 4.62 111 .245 .261 .340 .398 .252 .283 112 18.6 1.9 20.9 2.0
2008 IOW AAA 10 10 54.3 6.57 85 .241 .272 .342 .432 .254 .244 115 3.6 0.3 6.1 0.6
2009 CHN MLB 2 0 2.0 3.42 126 .154 .259 .313 .396 .244 .143 102 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2009 IOW AAA 27 27 146.3 5.39 65 .310 .258 .324 .397 .265 .314 86 -2.7 -0.3 2.4 0.3
2010 CHN MLB 5 0 10.0 6.35 49 .321 .257 .321 .394 .268 .333 95 -2.3 -0.2 -2.6 -0.3
2010 IOW AAA 28 15 106.7 5.94 78 .261 .275 .344 .426 .263 .263 98 4.8 0.5 6.2 0.6
2011 BAL MLB 3 3 10.7 7.25 61 .396 .277 .338 .458 .276 .400 117 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2011 FRD A+ 2 2 9.0 2.88 129 .214 .263 .323 .417 .259 .316 85 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2011 BOW AA 4 4 26.7 4.98 67 .270 .250 .317 .378 .267 .247 79 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2011 NOR AAA 17 17 94.3 5.94 68 .269 .265 .331 .416 .258 .299 92 -8.0 -0.8 -8.0 -0.8
2012 SYR AAA 28 20 118.3 4.82 98 .272 .252 .325 .390 .251 .321 101 7.6 0.8 8.6 0.6
2012 MAG Wnt 3 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .444 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIS AA 17 16 96.0 4.13 97 .268 .239 .313 .351 .250 .312 94 5.9 0.6 9.4 1.1
2014 MIS AA 17 17 107.0 3.84 102 .264 .249 .318 .376 .260 .282 89 10.0 1.1 8.2 0.7
2014 GWN AAA 11 5 34.3 5.62 86 .250 .257 .326 .382 .248 .283 105 1.7 0.2 1.6 0.2

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
2005 BOI A- 3 6 0 15 15 73.3 85 30 59 8 51% .320 10.4 3.7 1.0 7.2 1.57 5.03 4.1 0.4
2006 PEO A 13 4 0 25 25 138.0 110 53 127 10 34% .207 7.2 3.5 0.7 8.3 1.18 2.41 11.5 1.2
2007 DAY A+ 8 7 0 20 20 115.0 99 31 88 14 37% .261 7.7 2.4 1.1 6.9 1.13 3.13 2.1 0.2
2007 TEN AA 1 1 0 7 4 26.0 30 11 18 5 40% .320 10.4 3.8 1.7 6.2 1.58 5.54 -1.2 -0.1
2008 TEN AA 9 6 0 18 18 110.0 107 27 88 14 41% .283 8.8 2.2 1.1 7.2 1.22 3.76 20.9 2.0
2008 IOW AAA 8 1 0 10 10 54.3 48 23 44 11 31% .244 8.0 3.8 1.8 7.3 1.31 4.48 6.1 0.6
2009 CHN MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 57% .143 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.50 0.00 0.3 0.0
2009 IOW AAA 8 12 0 27 27 146.3 164 52 127 26 35% .314 10.1 3.2 1.6 7.8 1.48 6.58 2.4 0.3
2010 IOW AAA 8 3 1 28 15 106.7 98 42 76 14 37% .263 8.3 3.5 1.2 6.4 1.31 3.63 6.2 0.6
2010 CHN MLB 0 0 0 5 0 10.0 12 6 10 2 34% .333 10.8 5.4 1.8 9.0 1.80 6.30 -2.6 -0.3
2011 NOR AAA 3 7 0 17 17 94.3 95 37 74 10 36% .299 9.1 3.5 1.0 7.1 1.40 5.44 -8.0 -0.8
2011 BAL MLB 0 0 0 3 3 10.7 21 3 7 5 33% .400 17.7 2.5 4.2 5.9 2.25 8.44 -0.2 -0.0
2011 BOW AA 1 2 0 4 4 26.7 21 11 19 2 43% .247 7.1 3.7 0.7 6.4 1.20 3.38 -2.4 -0.2
2011 FRD A+ 0 1 0 2 2 9.0 7 0 14 1 40% .316 7.0 0.0 1.0 14.0 0.78 3.00 1.8 0.2
2012 SYR AAA 6 9 0 28 20 118.3 133 39 91 12 36% .321 10.1 3.0 0.9 6.9 1.45 4.87 8.6 0.6
2012 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 2.0 6 0 2 2 0% .444 27.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 3.00 13.50 0.0 0.0
2013 MIS AA 5 2 0 17 16 96.0 97 35 76 6 44% .312 9.1 3.3 0.6 7.1 1.38 3.47 9.4 1.1
2014 MIS AA 6 1 0 17 17 107.0 100 19 90 13 32% .282 8.4 1.6 1.1 7.6 1.11 3.45 8.2 0.7
2014 GWN AAA 1 3 0 11 5 34.3 33 17 20 1 41% .283 8.7 4.5 0.3 5.2 1.46 4.72 1.6 0.2

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
2009 21 0.6667 0.6190 0.8462 0.6429 0.5714 0.8889 0.7500 0.1538
2010 204 0.5539 0.4412 0.7333 0.6106 0.2308 0.7826 0.5714 0.2667
2011 231 0.5411 0.4113 0.8632 0.5920 0.1981 0.9189 0.6667 0.1368
Career4560.55260.43420.80430.60270.22990.85650.62790.1957

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-28 2014-05-10 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2011-04-07 2011-04-17 Minors 10 6 Left Abdomen Recovery From Strain Oblique -
2011-02-17 2011-03-22 Camp 33 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 39 d2013

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/3/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Washington as a free agent 2/3/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/15/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10. DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/20/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/08. Re-signed 2/25/09.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (7-216) (NE Guilford HS, N.C.). $0.149M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Mitch Atkins is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-04
Divide and Conquer, AL East: The ReplacementsDustin Parkes2011-07-22
Transaction Analysis Blog: Weekend Roundup EditionR.J. Anderson2011-07-18
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Cubs Find Another StarterR.J. Anderson2011-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Phillies, Nationals, CubsChristina Kahrl2010-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL East and CentralChristina Kahrl2010-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: A Second Second City Revival?John Perrotto2010-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Waterloo's 195th Anniversary EditionChristina Kahrl2010-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Getting a ComeSuppance?Christina Kahrl2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Expanding and ContractingChristina Kahrl2010-03-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: NL Starting PitchersMarc Normandin2010-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL CentralKevin Goldstein2007-04-25


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Mitch Atkins threw 458 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph) and Curve (78mph). He also rarely threw a Change (84mph).