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Portrait of Chris Carpenter

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
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Birth Date12-26-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age30 years, 7 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22012
2013
2014
2015
0.12016
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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
2011 CHN MLB 10 0 9.7 12 7 8 1 .262 103 11.2 6.5 0.9 7.4 47% .355 .325 1.97 4.86 2.79 110 5.06 -0.0
2012 BOS MLB 8 0 6.0 7 10 2 1 .247 102 10.5 15.0 1.5 3.0 59% .286 .368 2.83 9.55 9.00 125 7.64 -0.2
CareerMLB18015.71917102.25610310.99.81.15.752%.327.3432.306.655.171166.04-0.2

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 CHN MLB 10 0 9.7 12 7 8 1 .262 103 11.2 6.5 0.9 7.4 47% .355 .325 1.97 4.86 2.79
2011 TEN AA 10 0 12.3 10 4 6 2 .245 123 7.3 2.9 1.5 4.4 46% .216 .218 1.14 5.66 4.38
2011 IOW AAA 22 0 30.3 32 23 28 3 .257 106 9.5 6.8 0.9 8.3 55% .330 .274 1.81 5.79 6.53
2012 BOS MLB 8 0 6.0 7 10 2 1 .247 102 10.5 15.0 1.5 3.0 59% .286 .368 2.83 9.55 9.00
2012 GRN A 2 2 2.0 1 1 4 0 .263 94 4.5 4.5 0.0 18.0 67% .333 .293 1.00 2.58 4.50
2012 PME AA 1 1 2.0 2 0 3 0 .257 108 9.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 60% .400 .240 1.00 0.20 4.50
2012 PAW AAA 16 0 15.7 7 8 17 1 .249 99 4.0 4.6 0.6 9.8 49% .176 .176 0.96 3.35 1.15
2012 RSX Rk 2 1 2.0 1 1 1 0 .241 115 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 67% .167 .211 1.00 3.93 4.50
2013 LOW A- 4 0 5.3 4 1 6 0 .275 96 6.8 1.7 0.0 10.1 62% .308 .268 0.94 2.53 1.69
2013 PAW AAA 30 1 45.3 50 29 48 3 .253 100 9.9 5.8 0.6 9.5 42% .356 .279 1.74 4.13 4.96
2015 LOU AAA 6 0 6.7 18 7 9 0 .250 107 24.3 9.4 0.0 12.2 37% .667 .409 3.75 3.61 16.20

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 190 0.5053 0.5105 0.7835 0.7500 0.2660 0.8194 0.6800 0.2165
2012 131 0.4275 0.3588 0.7872 0.6071 0.1733 0.8529 0.6154 0.2128
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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
2013-02-23 2013-10-31 60-DL 250 162 Right Shoulder Thoracic Outlet Syndrome -
2012-03-26 2012-07-31 60-DL 127 103 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Bone Spurs - -
2012-03-20 2012-03-26 Camp 6 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2012-03-29 -
2011-08-03 2011-09-01 Minors 29 27 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2010-04-08 2010-04-19 Minors 11 0 Right Shoulder Impingement -
2005-01-01 2005-01-01 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

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

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 10 d2014

Details
  • 2014. Signed by Yakult Swallows of Japan 12/17/13.
  • 1 year (2013). Sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 2/1/13. Released by Boston 12/13.
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012). Acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago Cubs 2/21/12 (Theo Epstein deal).
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/14/11.
  • Drafted 2008 (3-97) (Kent State). Signed 6/08, $0.385M signing bonus.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Chris Carpenter threw 426 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Curve (86mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph).