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Portrait of Duane Below

Duane Below PMets

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-15-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age29 years, 9 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.32011
0.12012
0.02013
2014
0.02015
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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
2011 DET MLB 14 2 29.0 28 11 14 2 .255 107 8.7 3.4 0.6 4.3 52% .263 .248 1.34 4.23 4.34 114 3.81 0.4
2012 DET MLB 27 1 46.3 49 8 29 6 .270 106 9.5 1.6 1.2 5.6 43% .297 .257 1.23 4.06 3.88 104 4.00 0.4
2013 MIA MLB 2 0 2.7 6 2 2 0 .257 89 20.2 6.8 0.0 6.8 36% .545 .437 3.00 3.77 10.12 104 9.24 -0.1
CareerMLB43378.08321458.2641069.62.40.95.246%.294.2621.334.124.271084.170.6

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
2006 ONE A- 2 2 9.2 11 5 8 0 .284 35 10.8 4.9 0.0 7.8 77% .308 .321 1.74 3.20 3.91
2006 TGR Rk 15 4 33.1 27 10 30 1 .267 96 7.3 2.7 0.3 8.2 48% .274 .223 1.12 2.92 1.63
2007 WMI A 26 26 145.7 128 58 160 6 .257 96 7.9 3.6 0.4 9.9 41% .306 .233 1.28 2.91 2.96
2008 LAK A+ 27 26 133.3 144 70 126 10 .256 105 9.7 4.7 0.7 8.5 42% .349 .272 1.61 3.92 4.46
2009 LAK A+ 6 6 28.7 22 14 38 4 .257 110 6.9 4.4 1.3 11.9 46% .269 .250 1.25 3.83 3.14
2009 ERI AA 2 2 11.3 7 6 7 1 .265 105 5.6 4.8 0.8 5.6 46% .176 .250 1.15 4.64 1.59
2010 ERI AA 28 28 126.0 137 37 103 17 .261 108 9.8 2.6 1.2 7.4 45% .312 .272 1.38 4.43 4.93
2011 DET MLB 14 2 29.0 28 11 14 2 .255 107 8.7 3.4 0.6 4.3 52% .263 .248 1.34 4.23 4.34
2011 TOL AAA 18 18 115.0 99 37 83 12 .256 92 7.7 2.9 0.9 6.5 43% .260 .234 1.18 4.25 3.13
2012 DET MLB 27 1 46.3 49 8 29 6 .270 106 9.5 1.6 1.2 5.6 43% .297 .257 1.23 4.06 3.88
2012 TOL AAA 4 4 17.3 24 12 7 3 .263 100 12.5 6.2 1.6 3.6 46% .350 .325 2.08 6.68 6.23
2013 MIA MLB 2 0 2.7 6 2 2 0 .257 89 20.2 6.8 0.0 6.8 36% .545 .437 3.00 3.77 10.12
2013 NWO AAA 13 13 74.0 77 21 53 3 .267 87 9.4 2.6 0.4 6.4 41% .319 .258 1.32 3.56 2.55
2013 TOL AAA 4 4 25.7 15 4 15 1 .240 97 5.3 1.4 0.4 5.3 40% .184 .157 0.74 3.01 2.10
2014 TOL AAA 22 21 116.7 124 41 62 11 .252 100 9.6 3.2 0.8 4.8 42% .301 .265 1.41 0.00 3.70
2015 LVG AAA 11 5 49.3 46 8 28 4 .253 111 8.4 1.5 0.7 5.1 47% .268 .217 1.09 4.01 2.19

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
2011 476 0.4895 0.4265 0.8966 0.5665 0.2922 0.9318 0.8310 0.1034
2012 692 0.5130 0.5043 0.7966 0.6676 0.3323 0.8565 0.6696 0.2034
2013 58 0.5000 0.6034 0.7714 0.7586 0.4483 0.8182 0.6923 0.2286
Career12260.50330.47880.83420.63270.32220.88390.73330.1658

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
2014-07-29 2014-08-30 Minors 32 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-02-28 2014-03-31 Camp 31 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
2014-02-21 2014-02-23 Camp 2 0 Left Elbow Soreness - -
2009-05-25 2009-09-08 Minors 106 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2009-06-05

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $
2013 DET $
2012 DET $482,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$482,000
1 yrTotal$482,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 50 dSosnick-Cobbe1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/11/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/18/13. Claimed by Miami off waivers 4/25/13 after being DFA by Detroit 4/24/13. Signed to play in Korea 7/26/13.
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012). Re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2006 (19-562) (Lake Michigan College).

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BP Articles

Duane Below is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sipping on 'GnacR.J. Anderson2013-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 18th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Not Run Down on RondonDaniel Rathman2013-03-05
BP Unfiltered: The Unusual Things That Happen During An Adrian Beltre At-BatSam Miller2012-06-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessWeekly Planner: Week SevenPaul Sporer2012-05-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessWeekly Planner: Week SixPaul Sporer2012-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: Deadline Movers and ShakersDerek Carty2011-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Fister-Furbush ExchangeJason Parks2011-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Fister-Furbush ExchangeR.J. Anderson2011-07-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #16Craig Brown2011-07-22
Transaction Analysis: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2011-03-18


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-01-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Now that Detroit has blown a gigantic wad on Prince Fielder, are they going to rely on Jacob Turner as their 5th starter? I don't see anyone else decent who is around to back him up. . . And, if Cabrera is really going to play 3B and Raburn 2B, who will DH? Is Andy Dirks a leading LF option with Delmon Young DHing?
(hotstatrat from Daydreamland)
They'll fall back on Adam Wilk or Duane Below if Turner isn't ready right off... Dirks should get a lot of time in left field, assuming Leyland doesn't develop an unhealthy Clete Thomas fixation. (Steven Goldman)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Duane Below threw 1,240 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Change (85mph).