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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-24-1982
Height6' 4"
Weight240 lbs
Age32 years, 4 months, 28 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22010
0.32011
-1.52012
2013
-0.32014
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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
2007 MIN 25 6 0 11.7 0.0 11.7 0 2 0 2 0 0 54 19 12 10 2 27 2 2 0 8 7.71 4.68 5.55 0.2 0.0
2008 MIN 26 33 33 193.3 193.3 0.0 11 11 0 0 19 0 823 224 102 87 23 339 39 35 7 96 4.05 4.43 5.00 13.7 1.3
2009 MIN 27 33 33 205.7 205.7 0.0 11 11 0 0 21 3 882 240 103 92 25 368 41 40 3 98 4.03 4.41 5.05 17.8 1.5
2010 MIN 28 28 26 161.0 158.0 3.0 10 12 0 0 14 1 692 194 101 97 25 318 40 39 4 68 5.42 5.04 6.07 -2.0 -0.2
2011 MIN 29 26 26 148.3 148.3 0.0 7 10 0 0 12 1 670 183 91 74 19 280 54 49 4 76 4.49 4.87 5.34 1.4 0.3
2012 MIN 30 19 19 98.7 98.7 0.0 4 9 0 0 3 1 456 143 81 81 23 246 26 26 1 42 7.39 6.05 6.99 -14.5 -1.5
Career145137818.7804.014.7435502696357710034904411171578202191193884.854.825.5416.61.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 MIN MLB 6 0 11.7 5.55 85 .310 .271 .335 .424 .262 .405 99 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2008 MIN MLB 33 33 193.3 5.00 94 .266 .266 .334 .428 .263 .305 100 12.8 1.3 13.7 1.3
2009 MIN MLB 33 33 205.7 5.05 99 .259 .267 .333 .421 .260 .301 104 18.9 1.9 17.8 1.5
2010 MIN MLB 28 26 161.0 6.07 74 .279 .260 .327 .403 .257 .305 108 -3.1 -0.3 -2.0 -0.2
2011 MIN MLB 26 26 148.3 5.34 84 .299 .259 .321 .403 .261 .317 104 2.0 0.2 1.4 0.3
2012 MIN MLB 19 19 98.7 6.99 47 .337 .258 .322 .418 .265 .330 103 -14.1 -1.5 -14.5 -1.5
2012 ROC AAA 7 7 36.7 5.66 69 .263 .258 .324 .385 .250 .310 92 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2013 NBR AA 2 2 10.7 4.71 88 .266 .264 .342 .397 .273 .286 96 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2013 ROC AAA 1 1 5.0 8.68 24 .375 .271 .321 .407 .254 .381 108 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2013 TWI Rk 3 3 13.0 4.15 118 .235 .241 .311 .320 .242 .375 103 1.8 0.2 1.8 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
2007 MIN MLB 0 2 0 6 0 11.7 19 2 8 2 39% .405 14.7 1.5 1.5 6.2 1.80 7.71 0.2 0.0
2008 MIN MLB 11 11 0 33 33 193.3 224 39 96 23 46% .305 10.4 1.8 1.1 4.5 1.36 4.05 13.7 1.3
2009 MIN MLB 11 11 0 33 33 205.7 240 41 98 25 48% .301 10.5 1.8 1.1 4.3 1.37 4.03 17.8 1.5
2010 MIN MLB 10 12 0 28 26 161.0 194 40 68 25 52% .305 10.8 2.2 1.4 3.8 1.45 5.42 -2.0 -0.2
2011 MIN MLB 7 10 0 26 26 148.3 183 54 76 19 55% .317 11.1 3.3 1.2 4.6 1.60 4.49 1.4 0.3
2012 MIN MLB 4 9 0 19 19 98.7 143 26 42 23 47% .330 13.0 2.4 2.1 3.8 1.71 7.39 -14.5 -1.5
2012 ROC AAA 3 1 0 7 7 36.7 42 9 11 2 60% .310 10.3 2.2 0.5 2.7 1.39 2.70 -3.0 -0.3
2013 ROC AAA 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 10 0 0 2 57% .381 18.0 0.0 3.6 0.0 2.00 10.80 -1.5 -0.1
2013 TWI Rk 1 0 0 3 3 13.0 15 0 10 0 68% .375 10.4 0.0 0.0 6.9 1.15 2.77 1.8 0.2
2013 NBR AA 0 1 0 2 2 10.7 10 3 4 0 51% .286 8.4 2.5 0.0 3.4 1.22 5.06 0.5 0.1

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
2008 2787 0.5605 0.5013 0.8683 0.6543 0.3061 0.9178 0.7333 0.1288
2009 3081 0.5355 0.4599 0.8834 0.6218 0.2718 0.9298 0.7609 0.1166
2010 2271 0.5539 0.4555 0.9109 0.6145 0.2567 0.9483 0.8000 0.0881
2011 2396 0.5008 0.4443 0.8863 0.6150 0.2726 0.9363 0.7730 0.1137
2012 1619 0.5207 0.4487 0.8843 0.6062 0.2771 0.9100 0.8233 0.1157
Career121540.53590.4640.88580.62450.27770.92910.77260.1134

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-07-24 - Minors - - Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2013-08-16 -
2013-01-16 2013-01-16 Off 0 0 Right Wrist Surgery 2013-01-16 -
2012-10-25 2012-10-25 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2012-10-25 -
2012-05-17 2012-06-04 15-DL 18 16 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-05-16 2012-05-16 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Soreness Quadriceps - -
2012-04-15 2012-04-24 DTD 9 9 Right Shoulder Stiffness - -
2011-08-22 2011-09-29 60-DL 38 36 Right Forearm Surgery Radial Nerve Entrapment 2011-09-30 -
2011-06-04 2011-06-04 DTD 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2011-04-21 2011-04-28 DTD 7 4 - Back Tightness - -
2011-02-23 2011-02-28 Camp 5 0 Left Face Laceration Ear From Thrown Ball -
2010-10-20 2010-10-20 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips and Bone Spur 2010-10-20
2010-04-18 2010-04-24 DTD 6 5 Right Arm Soreness -
2010-03-14 2010-03-27 Camp 13 0 Right Knee Soreness -
2009-03-04 2009-03-11 Camp 7 0 Left Knee Recovery From Surgery Debridement 2008-10-06
2008-10-06 2008-10-06 Off 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Debridement 2008-10-06
2008-06-01 2008-06-01 DTD 0 0 Face Contusion Batted Ball -
2007-07-15 2007-08-03 Minors 19 0 Right Forearm Strain - -
2004-05-04 2004-05-11 Minors 7 0 Right Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $
2013 MIN $5,500,000
2012 MIN $4,750,000
2011 MIN $3,000,000
2010 MIN $750,000
2009 MIN $440,000
2008 MIN $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$14,830,000
6 yrTotal$14,830,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 156 dL. Warner Companies4 years/$14M (2010-13), 2014 option

Details
  • 4 years/$14M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option. Signed extension with Minnesota 3/7/10. 10:$0.75M, 11:$3M, 12:$4.75M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$8M club option. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 8/20/12.
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009). Re-signed 3/8/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed 2/27/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 9/2/07.
  • Drafted 2001 (29-857) (Seminole State JC, Okla.).

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2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)But the peer pressures! Also, what if I'm using it to my advantage (i.e. getting fellow owners drunk)?
(Tony from Midwest)
Just make sure it doesn't backfire and you get sloshed ending up with Nick Blackburn on your team. (Paul Sporer)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Nick Blackburn threw 12,144 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph), Curve (78mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Cutter (89mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (83mph).