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Jake Brigham PPirates

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-10-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.82014
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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

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
2006 RNG Rk 14 11 58.1 4.90 109 .263 .273 .365 .403 .279 .290 108 13.4 1.3 13.4 1.3
2007 SPO A- 15 15 77.0 5.91 81 .274 .260 .350 .390 .264 .283 105 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2009 HIC A 25 17 89.7 4.91 89 .294 .253 .327 .373 .263 .346 102 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2010 HIC A 14 13 83.0 5.35 82 .226 .253 .324 .370 .263 .256 101 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2010 BAK A+ 11 10 49.3 5.61 90 .326 .282 .360 .442 .276 .380 109 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2011 FRI AA 35 14 114.3 4.83 107 .257 .267 .342 .418 .259 .297 107 20.0 2.0 20.0 2.0
2012 FRI AA 21 21 124.0 5.20 78 .278 .256 .329 .390 .265 .300 96 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2012 TEN AA 2 2 3.7 7.97 29 .474 .263 .331 .405 .263 .556 105 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2013 FRI AA 7 0 13.7 2.64 137 .170 .243 .306 .362 .248 .185 97 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2013 ROU AAA 26 18 113.7 5.13 86 .275 .269 .341 .411 .270 .328 95 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2014 JAM A- 2 2 7.0 2.16 150 .235 .276 .343 .402 .278 .235 95 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2014 IND AAA 17 14 89.3 4.79 102 .259 .260 .332 .402 .255 .286 103 5.9 0.6 6.2 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
2006 RNG Rk 2 6 0 14 11 58.1 54 19 58 5 46% .290 8.4 2.9 0.8 9.0 1.26 3.72 13.4 1.3
2007 SPO A- 5 4 0 15 15 77.0 69 34 65 9 51% .283 8.1 4.0 1.1 7.6 1.34 3.16 2.4 0.2
2009 HIC A 2 11 1 25 17 89.7 104 38 81 10 45% .346 10.4 3.8 1.0 8.1 1.58 5.52 4.3 0.4
2010 BAK A+ 1 5 0 11 10 49.3 67 26 39 5 40% .380 12.2 4.7 0.9 7.1 1.89 6.94 4.6 0.5
2010 HIC A 6 5 0 14 13 83.0 66 24 67 5 63% .256 7.2 2.6 0.5 7.3 1.08 3.36 -1.5 -0.2
2011 FRI AA 6 6 0 35 14 114.3 107 55 114 13 50% .297 8.4 4.3 1.0 9.0 1.42 4.49 20.0 2.0
2012 FRI AA 5 5 0 21 21 124.0 122 46 116 19 46% .300 8.9 3.3 1.4 8.4 1.35 4.28 -0.2 -0.0
2012 TEN AA 0 2 0 2 2 3.7 11 4 3 1 32% .556 27.0 9.8 2.5 7.4 4.09 19.64 -1.0 -0.1
2013 ROU AAA 5 5 2 26 18 113.7 125 46 78 7 43% .328 9.9 3.6 0.6 6.2 1.50 4.51 6.3 0.6
2013 FRI AA 0 0 2 7 0 13.7 5 7 17 0 41% .185 3.3 4.6 0.0 11.2 0.88 0.00 2.9 0.3
2014 JAM A- 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 4 3 9 0 65% .235 5.1 3.9 0.0 11.6 1.00 0.00 2.6 0.3
2014 IND AAA 3 5 1 17 14 89.3 88 26 69 12 38% .286 8.9 2.6 1.2 7.0 1.28 4.33 6.2 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-01 2014-08-07 Minors 37 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2014-06-04 2014-06-20 Minors 16 0 - Not Disclosed -
2009-07-07 2009-08-01 Minors 25 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-06-05 2008-09-05 Minors 92 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-11-14
2007-11-14 2007-11-14 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-11-14

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11. Re-signed by Texas 2/27/12. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/31/12. Acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/20/12. Non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12.
  • Drafted by Texas 2006 (6-178) (Central Florida Christian HS, Orlando). $0.2M signing bonus.

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Jake Brigham is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread UPDATEDBaseball Prospectus2012-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cubs Deal Soto, Maholm UPDATED AGAINColin Wyers2012-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cubs Deal Soto, Maholm UPDATED AGAINKevin Goldstein2012-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Minor League Road TripsKevin Goldstein2012-04-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jake Brigham threw 100 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (79mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph).