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Portrait of Michael Belfiore

Michael Belfiore PTigers

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-3-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 11 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
-0.32013
-0.72014
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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
2013 BAL 24 1 0 1.3 0.0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 2 2 2 9 1 1 0 0 13.50 24.83 37.71 -2.6 -0.3
Career101.30.01.3000000732229110013.5024.8337.71-2.6-0.3

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
2009 MSO Rk 14 11 58.0 4.68 111 .243 .281 .357 .417 .281 .327 106 14.7 1.5 14.7 1.5
2010 SBN A 25 25 126.3 4.63 104 .267 .258 .334 .381 .256 .334 106 17.5 1.8 17.5 1.8
2011 VIS A+ 35 8 79.0 8.08 43 .308 .274 .346 .426 .274 .321 99 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 VIS A+ 12 0 19.0 2.92 147 .187 .260 .326 .410 .265 .297 100 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2012 BOW AA 28 0 47.3 4.00 109 .251 .257 .322 .385 .256 .318 100 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2012 MSS Wnt 12 0 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BAL MLB 1 0 1.3 37.71 -679 .633 .272 .343 .442 .290 .250 100 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2013 NOR AAA 37 0 76.3 4.35 99 .261 .255 .328 .384 .254 .348 99 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2014 TOL AAA 35 13 91.3 5.36 85 .260 .257 .325 .390 .248 .286 100 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4

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
2009 MSO Rk 2 2 0 14 11 58.0 59 13 55 2 57% .327 9.2 2.0 0.3 8.5 1.24 2.17 14.7 1.5
2010 SBN A 3 10 0 25 25 126.3 139 42 105 6 48% .334 9.9 3.0 0.4 7.5 1.43 3.99 17.5 1.8
2011 VIS A+ 4 4 0 35 8 79.0 86 57 79 17 45% .321 9.8 6.5 1.9 9.0 1.81 5.92 0.8 0.1
2012 MSS Wnt 1 1 1 12 0 12.3 14 4 13 3 0% .314 10.2 2.9 2.2 9.5 1.46 4.38 0.0 0.0
2012 VIS A+ 0 0 1 12 0 19.0 13 5 28 2 46% .297 6.2 2.4 0.9 13.3 0.95 2.37 6.1 0.6
2012 BOW AA 5 1 2 28 0 47.3 43 21 50 2 42% .318 8.2 4.0 0.4 9.5 1.35 2.85 5.0 0.5
2013 BAL MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 3 1 0 2 33% .250 20.2 6.8 13.5 0.0 3.00 13.50 -2.6 -0.3
2013 NOR AAA 2 1 1 37 0 76.3 81 29 82 8 41% .348 9.6 3.4 0.9 9.7 1.44 3.18 6.6 0.7
2014 TOL AAA 5 7 0 35 13 91.3 92 36 60 10 42% .286 9.1 3.5 1.0 5.9 1.40 3.25 4.0 0.4

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

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 (2014)

Details
  • 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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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) 1.000 1.000 4.000 1.548
11 vs R (Multi) .400 .500 1.000 .417
18 Split (Multi) .600 .500 3.000 1.130
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) 1.000 1.000 4.000 1.548
31 vs R (2013) .400 .500 1.000 .417
38 Split (2013) .600 .500 3.000 1.130
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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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

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Michael Belfiore threw 55 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 Curve (76mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).