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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-15-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age30 years, 1 months, 18 days
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0.82013
0.82014
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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 HOU MLB 34 0 27.7 28 13 29 3 .257 102 9.1 4.2 1.0 9.4 44% .329 .284 1.48 4.15 2.93 88 4.90 -0.1
2012 HOU 0 30 0 29.7 43 14 27 4 .258 102 13.0 4.2 1.2 8.2 43% .402 .306 1.92 4.59 6.07 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TOR 0 3 0 2.7 8 2 4 1 .258 101 27.0 6.8 3.4 13.5 54% .583 .491 3.75 8.30 30.38 0 0.00 0.0
2013 ATL MLB 56 0 65.7 45 20 74 5 .258 100 6.2 2.7 0.7 10.1 39% .260 .210 0.99 2.81 1.78 79 2.78 1.4
2014 ATL MLB 65 0 61.0 61 16 67 5 .264 95 9.0 2.4 0.7 9.9 39% .333 .255 1.26 0.00 3.54 89 4.05 0.3
2015 NYA 0 22 0 18.7 20 7 11 3 .256 103 9.6 3.4 1.4 5.3 46% .283 .296 1.45 5.31 4.82 117 6.73 -0.5
2015 WAS 0 8 0 6.0 5 2 4 1 .261 98 7.5 3.0 1.5 6.0 26% .222 .248 1.17 4.98 1.50 116 6.68 -0.1
2012 TOT MLB 33 0 32.3 51 16 31 5 .258 102 14.2 4.5 1.4 8.6 44% .422 .329 2.07 4.89 8.07 101 7.39 -1.0
2015 TOT MLB 30 0 24.7 25 9 15 4 .257 102 9.1 3.3 1.5 5.5 41% .269 .285 1.38 5.23 4.01 116 5.38 -0.2
CareerMLB2180211.32107421622.259998.93.20.99.241%.321.2631.343.613.66924.570.5

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 HOU MLB 34 0 27.7 28 13 29 3 .257 102 9.1 4.2 1.0 9.4 44% .329 .284 1.48 4.15 2.93
2011 CCH AA 14 0 14.0 14 3 17 4 .255 107 9.0 1.9 2.6 10.9 38% .303 .262 1.21 5.73 4.50
2011 OKL AAA 19 0 19.0 15 6 21 0 .272 97 7.1 2.8 0.0 9.9 41% .306 .194 1.11 2.52 0.00
2011 ESC Wnt 10 0 10.3 12 2 10 0 .000 10.5 1.7 0.0 8.7 0% .387 .000 1.35 1.68 3.48
2012 HOU MLB 30 0 29.7 43 14 27 4 .258 102 13.0 4.2 1.2 8.2 43% .402 .306 1.92 4.59 6.07
2012 TOR MLB 3 0 2.7 8 2 4 1 .258 101 27.0 6.8 3.4 13.5 54% .583 .491 3.75 8.30 30.38
2012 LVG AAA 16 0 17.7 15 7 19 1 .279 107 7.6 3.6 0.5 9.7 43% .292 .235 1.25 3.61 3.57
2012 OKL AAA 7 0 8.7 7 0 6 1 .270 113 7.3 0.0 1.0 6.2 52% .231 .171 0.81 3.78 2.08
2013 ATL MLB 56 0 65.7 45 20 74 5 .258 100 6.2 2.7 0.7 10.1 39% .260 .210 0.99 2.81 1.78
2013 GWN AAA 6 0 15.3 17 4 11 1 .260 104 10.0 2.3 0.6 6.5 56% .340 .292 1.37 3.60 3.52
2014 ATL MLB 65 0 61.0 61 16 67 5 .264 95 9.0 2.4 0.7 9.9 39% .333 .255 1.26 0.00 3.54
2014 GWN AAA 2 2 2.0 0 0 4 0 .261 115 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 33% .000 .105 0.00 0.00 0.00
2015 NYA MLB 22 0 18.7 20 7 11 3 .256 103 9.6 3.4 1.4 5.3 46% .283 .296 1.45 5.31 4.82
2015 WAS MLB 8 0 6.0 5 2 4 1 .261 98 7.5 3.0 1.5 6.0 26% .222 .248 1.17 4.98 1.50
2015 POT A+ 1 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 .260 95 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 50% .250 .470 2.00 6.27 9.00
2015 HAR AA 2 0 1.7 0 1 1 0 .252 93 0.0 5.4 0.0 5.4 75% .000 .092 0.60 3.87 0.00

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 453 0.4989 0.5066 0.7598 0.7080 0.3040 0.8500 0.5507 0.2402
2012 617 0.5057 0.4984 0.7590 0.6699 0.3213 0.8373 0.5918 0.2410
2013 1048 0.5229 0.5038 0.7519 0.6807 0.3100 0.8257 0.5742 0.2481
2014 999 0.5686 0.5255 0.7790 0.6796 0.3225 0.8368 0.6187 0.2210
2015 385 0.5065 0.5078 0.7590 0.7333 0.2737 0.8462 0.5192 0.2410
Career35020.5280.50980.76270.68780.31080.83630.58090.2373

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
2014-06-17 2014-07-02 15-DL 15 15 Right Arm Strain Biceps -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 NYA $
2015 NYA $1,275,000
2014 ATL $532,500
2013 ATL $
2012 HOU $485,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,017,500
2011Current$1,275,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$2,292,500
3 yrTotal$2,292,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 16 d1 year/$1.275M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2015). Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15. Signed by NY Yankees 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Washington in trade 6/11/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13.
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/23/12. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12. Acquired by Boston in trade from Toronto 10/20/12. Claimed by Atlanta off waivers 11/30/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Contract purchased by Houston 11/19/10. Re-signed by Houston 2/11.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from St. Louis 8/19/10 (Pedro Feliz deal).
  • Drafted as catcher by St. Louis 2006 (12-376) (West Virginia).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .239 .314 .365 .249
11 vs R (Multi) .257 .308 .344 .250
18 Split (Multi) -.019 .006 .021 -.001
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .220 .286 .349 .244
31 vs R (2014) .287 .331 .357 .265
38 Split (2014) -.067 -.045 -.008 -.021
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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David Carpenter has thrown 3,699 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (87mph). He also rarely throws a Splitter (90mph).