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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 28)
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Birth Date1-29-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.42014
1.12015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
2014 ARI MLB 10 9 52.3 66 17 48 7 .254 99 11.4 2.9 1.2 8.3 54% .355 .329 1.59 3.98 5.50 99 4.26 0.4
2015 LAN MLB 21 21 109.3 104 45 98 11 .260 95 8.6 3.7 0.9 8.1 56% .299 .258 1.36 3.94 3.62 100 4.26 1.1
2016 LAN MLB 6 6 27.7 33 9 25 7 .264 93 10.7 2.9 2.3 8.1 37% .329 .325 1.52 5.82 6.83 116 5.52 -0.1
CareerMLB3736189.32037117125.259959.63.41.28.152%.320.2881.454.234.611024.441.3

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
2011 SBN A 32 13 101.7 84 25 91 6 .260 95 7.4 2.2 0.5 8.1 59% .284 .229 1.07 3.10 2.66
2011 RNO AAA 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 .230 134 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 25% .250 .209 1.00 3.78 0.00
2012 VIS A+ 7 7 38.0 31 13 49 1 .275 96 7.3 3.1 0.2 11.6 49% .312 .227 1.16 2.68 2.37
2012 MOB AA 15 15 77.7 82 38 64 5 .258 103 9.5 4.4 0.6 7.4 45% .341 .265 1.55 3.88 3.82
2013 MOB AA 9 6 43.0 35 15 31 0 .260 97 7.3 3.1 0.0 6.5 57% .271 .224 1.16 2.59 2.51
2013 RNO AAA 17 17 101.0 116 39 97 12 .268 107 10.3 3.5 1.1 8.6 53% .348 .275 1.53 4.47 4.72
2014 ARI MLB 10 9 52.3 66 17 48 7 .254 99 11.4 2.9 1.2 8.3 54% .355 .329 1.59 3.98 5.50
2014 RNO AAA 17 16 91.7 92 32 88 6 .273 106 9.0 3.1 0.6 8.6 56% .331 .246 1.35 3.78 3.93
2015 LAN MLB 21 21 109.3 104 45 98 11 .260 95 8.6 3.7 0.9 8.1 56% .299 .258 1.36 3.94 3.62
2015 OKL AAA 10 8 46.7 30 18 61 2 .272 95 5.8 3.5 0.4 11.8 47% .272 .214 1.03 2.89 2.31
2016 LAN MLB 6 6 27.7 33 9 25 7 .264 93 10.7 2.9 2.3 8.1 37% .329 .325 1.52 5.82 6.83
2016 OKL AAA 12 2 26.0 31 10 31 2 .275 110 10.7 3.5 0.7 10.7 56% .414 .294 1.58 3.55 3.81

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
2014 841 0.5327 0.4340 0.7945 0.5469 0.3053 0.9061 0.5667 0.2055
2015 1768 0.4700 0.4016 0.7746 0.5283 0.2892 0.9066 0.5609 0.2254
2016 466 0.4657 0.4034 0.7394 0.5438 0.2811 0.8559 0.5429 0.2606
Career30750.48650.41070.77470.53570.29240.89880.55980.2253

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
2014-08-27 2014-09-14 Minors 18 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-04-05 2013-04-20 Minors 15 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2012-06-05 2012-07-05 Minors 30 26 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2010-07-22 2010-09-08 Minors 48 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 LAN $515,000
2015 LAN $
2014 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$515,000
1 yrTotal$515,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 168 d1 year/$0.515M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 4/14/14. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 11/22/14 after being DFA by Arizona 11/20/14.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2010 (15-451) (Arkansas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .297 .379 .438 .296
11 vs R (Multi) .236 .290 .386 .254
18 Split (Multi) .062 .089 .052 .043
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .287 .377 .416 .285
31 vs R (2015) .224 .282 .354 .238
38 Split (2015) .063 .096 .061 .047
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Mike Bolsinger is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 11Greg Wellemeyer2016-06-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10Greg Wellemeyer2016-06-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week NineMike Gianella2016-05-31
What You Need to Know: We Can Beat Rizzo, For Just One DayEmma Baccellieri2016-05-18
Rumor Roundup: Dodgers Consider Their Options, e.g. Zach LeeDaniel Rathman2016-03-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessPlaying Time Battles: National League WestMatt Collins2016-03-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 78: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2016-03-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 78: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2016-03-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 78: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2016-03-04
Transaction Analysis: Natsy Drew and the Missing Batting AverageCraig Goldstein2015-12-31
Transaction Analysis: Natsy Drew and the Missing Batting AverageBret Sayre2015-12-31
Transaction Analysis: Natsy Drew and the Missing Batting AverageR.J. Anderson2015-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: LA-Kuma MatataGeorge Bissell2015-12-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: LA-Kuma MatataCraig Goldstein2015-12-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 24Mike Gianella2015-09-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 24Keith Cromer2015-09-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 23Keith Cromer2015-09-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFive to Watch: September AdditionsGreg Wellemeyer2015-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDucks on the Pond: Shifting ExpectationsChris Mosch2015-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.Colin Young2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.Christopher Crawford2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.Mike Gianella2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.Wilson Karaman2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.Craig Goldstein2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.David Lee2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Load Up the Station Wagon - We're Heading To L.A.R.J. Anderson2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 17, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-07-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 13th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 30, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13Wilson Karaman2015-06-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Projecting Buy-Low and Sell-High Pitchers by cFIP and DRA-Wilson Karaman2015-06-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Ninth Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-06-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10Wilson Karaman2015-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 1, 2015Steven Jacobson2015-06-01
West Coast By Us: Day 3: NiceJake Mintz2015-05-24
West Coast By Us: Day 3: NiceJordan Shusterman2015-05-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week EightKeith Cromer2015-05-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: 10 Players to Pick in May Supplemental DraftsIan Lefkowitz2015-05-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: 10 Players to Pick in May Supplemental DraftsJared Weiss2015-05-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week EightMike Gianella2015-05-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: 10 Players to Pick in May Supplemental DraftsBen Murphy2015-05-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SevenKeith Cromer2015-05-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SevenMike Gianella2015-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Done ZoR.J. Anderson2015-04-27
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2015-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Better Bullpens BureauCraig Goldstein2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Better Bullpens BureauR.J. Anderson2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cahilling TimeR.J. Anderson2014-07-18
Overthinking It: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 5/2Ben Lindbergh2014-05-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week SixWilson Karaman2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Please Send StartersDaniel Rathman2014-04-16


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)what do think young starters Jared Eickhoff, Mike Bolsinger and Lance McCullers careers look like?
(caseyj15 from Medford, OR)
This may surprise some, but I like really like Eickhoff maybe more than McCullers. You might not know this, but according to BP's PITCHf/x leaderboards, Eickhoff's slider generated more whiffs-per-swing (55%) than any other starter who threw at least 100 sliders last season. Join the #ILikeEickhoff movement today!

I wrote a little about McCullers during out category breakdown series…The strikeouts (9.1 K/9) establish a nice floor to start out with, but my big concern is whether or not he can survive as a starter relying almost exclusively on two pitches (fastball and curveball). The primary and secondary components of his arsenal are exquisite, but I think if his changeup continues to develop, he's going to be special…For some reason the Dodgers don't like Bolsinger nearly as much as I do…Sadly… (George Bissell)
2015-07-23 17:00:00 (link to chat)Delino Deshields and Mike BOlsinger for Luis Valbuena? Who wins the trade?
(Brandon from Chicago)
I'd take the duo. Valbuena already has fallen off of the map with the power. (Mike Gianella)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Mike Bolsinger has thrown 3,168 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (88mph), Curve (80mph) and Slider (80mph). He also rarely throws a Change (84mph).