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Portrait of Michael Belfiore

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-3-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 10 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2012
-0.02013
2014
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 BAL MLB 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 .290 100 20.2 6.8 13.5 0.0 33% .250 .633 3.00 24.83 13.50 126 6.82 -0.0
CareerMLB101.30003102.29010020.26.813.50.033%.250.6333.0024.8313.501266.82-0.0

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
2009 MSO Rk 14 11 58.0 2 2 0 59 13 55 2 .281 106 9.2 2.0 0.3 8.5 57% .327 .243 1.24 3.21 2.17
2010 SBN A 25 25 126.3 3 10 0 139 42 105 6 .256 106 9.9 3.0 0.4 7.5 48% .334 .267 1.43 3.59 3.99
2011 VIS A+ 35 8 79.0 4 4 0 86 57 79 17 .274 99 9.8 6.5 1.9 9.0 45% .321 .308 1.81 6.95 5.92
2012 VIS A+ 12 0 19.0 0 0 1 13 5 28 2 .265 100 6.2 2.4 0.9 13.3 46% .297 .187 0.95 3.02 2.37
2012 BOW AA 28 0 47.3 5 1 2 43 21 50 2 .256 100 8.2 4.0 0.4 9.5 42% .318 .251 1.35 3.41 2.85
2012 MSS Wnt 12 0 12.3 1 1 1 14 4 13 3 .000 10.2 2.9 2.2 9.5 0% .314 .000 1.46 5.95 4.38
2013 BAL MLB 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 .290 100 20.2 6.8 13.5 0.0 33% .250 .633 3.00 24.83 13.50
2013 NOR AAA 37 0 76.3 2 1 1 81 29 82 8 .254 99 9.6 3.4 0.9 9.7 41% .348 .261 1.44 3.60 3.18
2014 TOL AAA 35 13 91.3 5 7 0 92 36 60 10 .246 102 9.1 3.5 1.0 5.9 42% .286 .258 1.40 4.75 3.25
2015 NOR AAA 3 3 11.7 0 1 0 10 4 5 1 .254 93 7.7 3.1 0.8 3.9 41% .225 .237 1.20 4.44 2.31
2015 TOL AAA 22 22 123.7 5 11 0 143 49 77 14 .256 103 10.4 3.6 1.0 5.6 40% .315 .291 1.55 4.65 5.60

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 34 0.5000 0.4118 0.9286 0.7059 0.1176 0.9167 1.0000 0.0714
Career340.50.41180.92860.70590.11760.916710.0714

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
2014-02-27 2014-02-28 Camp 1 0 Right Fingers Fracture 5th Digit - -
2011-04-07 2011-04-19 Minors 12 12 Not Disclosed -
2010-07-03 2010-07-15 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $
2013 BAL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 12 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 8/19/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14. Claimed by Detroit off waivers 4/3/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 3/30/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 5/2/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Baltimore 11/20/12.
  • Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 5/12/12.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2009 (1s-45) (Boston College). $0.725M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Michael Belfiore is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The More YunelR.J. Anderson2014-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 14th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Michael Belfiore threw 71 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (76mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).