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Portrait of Gustavo Chacin

Gustavo Chacin PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 370 27 17 1 216 4.23 3.2
Birth Date12-4-1980
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2004 TOR 23 2 2 14.0 14.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 52 8 4 4 0 12 3 3 1 6 2.57 3.16 3.60 3.4 0.3
2005 TOR 24 34 34 203.0 203.0 0.0 13 9 0 0 18 0 872 213 93 84 20 322 70 67 8 121 3.72 4.29 4.31 31.6 3.2
2006 TOR 25 17 17 87.3 87.3 0.0 9 4 0 0 6 0 384 90 51 49 19 176 38 36 6 47 5.05 6.45 7.19 -3.7 -0.4
2007 TOR 26 5 5 27.3 27.3 0.0 2 1 0 0 2 0 118 29 17 17 6 55 7 6 2 11 5.60 6.35 6.14 -1.9 -0.2
2010 HOU 29 44 0 38.3 0.0 38.3 2 2 1 1 0 0 186 51 22 20 3 69 20 17 0 31 4.70 4.07 4.26 3.1 0.3
Career10258370.0331.738.3271711280161239118717448634138129172164.234.895.0532.53.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1999 MED Rk 15 9 64.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DUN A+ 25 21 127.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEN AA 2 2 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 Lar Wnt 14 13 60.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TEN AA 25 23 140.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 Lar Wnt 12 11 42.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TEN AA 35 13 119.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NHV AA 46 2 69.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .339 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 Lar Wnt 12 12 64.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 2 2 14.0 3.60 131 .167 .272 .340 .435 .263 .190 104 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2004 NHP AA 25 25 141.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SYR AAA 2 2 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .432 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOR MLB 34 34 203.0 4.31 112 .264 .272 .335 .433 .267 .296 103 31.5 3.2 31.6 3.2
2006 TOR MLB 17 17 87.3 7.19 64 .274 .274 .341 .438 .262 .259 107 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2006 DUN A+ 1 1 4.0 4.93 103 .299 .265 .340 .420 .264 .400 107 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2006 SYR AAA 4 4 10.1 3.05 138 .326 .268 .342 .402 .270 .488 113 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2006 VEN wor 2 0 1.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 5 5 27.3 6.14 66 .284 .263 .329 .415 .258 .250 94 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2007 SYR AAA 3 3 9.7 5.51 80 .289 .265 .339 .405 .263 .353 99 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2008 DUN A+ 11 11 45.7 7.12 52 .335 .265 .335 .391 .258 .375 105 -8.0 -0.8 -8.0 -0.8
2009 REA AA 2 1 8.7 4.99 84 .267 .240 .322 .353 .253 .267 98 -1.1 -0.1 -1.4 -0.2
2009 LEH AAA 18 18 106.7 5.87 72 .251 .260 .322 .385 .245 .287 102 -5.3 -0.5 -4.2 -0.5
2009 CAR Wnt 4 4 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .358 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 HOU MLB 44 0 38.3 4.26 97 .305 .254 .320 .401 .264 .364 94 1.9 0.2 3.1 0.3
2010 ROU AAA 6 5 25.0 6.65 73 .230 .280 .351 .430 .267 .250 105 1.5 0.1 4.3 0.5
2011 BUF AAA 12 1 15.0 8.38 7 .396 .257 .326 .389 .253 .446 94 -6.5 -0.6 -6.5 -0.6
2011 OKL AAA 27 9 66.7 5.70 91 .279 .276 .340 .431 .259 .320 99 7.3 0.7 7.7 0.6
2012 MAG Wnt 14 14 68.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1999 MED Rk 4 3 1 15 9 64.0 68 23 50 6 0% .000 9.6 3.2 0.8 7.0 1.42 3.09 0.0 0.0
2000 Lar Wnt 5 3 0 14 13 60.3 63 22 43 1 0% .000 9.4 3.3 0.1 6.4 1.41 2.99 0.0 0.0
2000 DUN A+ 9 5 0 25 21 127.7 138 64 77 14 0% .000 9.7 4.5 1.0 5.4 1.58 4.02 0.0 0.0
2000 TEN AA 0 2 0 2 2 5.0 10 6 5 1 0% .000 18.0 10.8 1.8 9.0 3.20 12.60 0.0 0.0
2001 Lar Wnt 1 3 0 12 11 42.7 45 17 31 7 0% .000 9.5 3.6 1.5 6.5 1.45 4.43 0.0 0.0
2001 TEN AA 11 8 0 25 23 140.3 138 39 86 17 0% .000 8.9 2.5 1.1 5.5 1.26 3.98 0.0 0.0
2002 TEN AA 6 5 1 35 13 119.7 131 59 68 12 0% .301 9.8 4.4 0.9 5.1 1.59 4.66 0.0 0.0
2003 Lar Wnt 3 5 0 12 12 64.0 82 10 64 7 0% .000 11.5 1.4 1.0 9.0 1.44 4.36 0.0 0.0
2003 NHV AA 3 4 2 46 2 69.3 78 29 55 1 0% .339 10.1 3.8 0.1 7.1 1.54 4.16 0.0 0.0
2004 SYR AAA 2 0 0 2 2 11.7 16 3 14 0 0% .432 12.3 2.3 0.0 10.8 1.62 2.31 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 1 1 0 2 2 14.0 8 3 6 0 43% .190 5.1 1.9 0.0 3.9 0.79 2.57 3.4 0.3
2004 NHP AA 16 2 0 25 25 141.7 113 49 109 15 0% .244 7.2 3.1 1.0 6.9 1.14 2.92 0.0 0.0
2005 TOR MLB 13 9 0 34 34 203.0 213 70 121 20 40% .296 9.4 3.1 0.9 5.4 1.39 3.72 31.6 3.2
2006 DUN A+ 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 6 4 5 0 67% .400 13.5 9.0 0.0 11.2 2.50 11.25 0.3 0.0
2006 SYR AAA 0 3 0 4 4 10.1 22 3 11 1 59% .488 19.6 2.7 0.9 9.8 2.48 10.69 4.8 0.5
2006 VEN wor 0 0 0 2 0 1.1 1 0 1 0 0% .333 8.2 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.91 0.00 0.0 0.0
2006 TOR MLB 9 4 0 17 17 87.3 90 38 47 19 38% .259 9.3 3.9 2.0 4.8 1.47 5.05 -3.7 -0.4
2007 SYR AAA 0 2 0 3 3 9.7 13 3 5 1 46% .353 12.1 2.8 0.9 4.6 1.65 7.42 0.2 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 2 1 0 5 5 27.3 29 7 11 6 43% .250 9.5 2.3 2.0 3.6 1.32 5.60 -1.9 -0.2
2008 DUN A+ 1 7 0 11 11 45.7 72 12 22 9 32% .375 14.2 2.4 1.8 4.3 1.84 7.88 -8.0 -0.8
2009 CAR Wnt 1 2 0 4 4 15.3 20 2 9 1 0% .358 11.8 1.2 0.6 5.3 1.44 4.12 0.0 0.0
2009 LEH AAA 8 4 0 18 18 106.7 105 41 62 9 40% .287 8.9 3.5 0.8 5.2 1.37 3.21 -4.2 -0.5
2009 REA AA 1 0 0 2 1 8.7 9 3 4 1 45% .267 9.3 3.1 1.0 4.1 1.38 3.10 -1.4 -0.2
2010 ROU AAA 1 1 0 6 5 25.0 24 6 14 5 43% .250 8.6 2.2 1.8 5.0 1.20 3.60 4.3 0.5
2010 HOU MLB 2 2 1 44 0 38.3 51 20 31 3 38% .364 12.0 4.7 0.7 7.3 1.85 4.70 3.1 0.3
2011 BUF AAA 0 1 0 12 1 15.0 33 8 10 4 32% .446 19.8 4.8 2.4 6.0 2.73 12.00 -6.5 -0.6
2011 OKL AAA 3 6 0 27 9 66.7 81 24 37 8 35% .320 10.9 3.2 1.1 5.0 1.57 5.13 7.7 0.6
2012 MAG Wnt 4 4 0 14 14 68.7 70 18 39 5 0% .288 9.2 2.4 0.7 5.1 1.28 3.80 0.0 0.0

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
2010 681 0.4831 0.4714 0.8100 0.6748 0.2813 0.8829 0.6465 0.1900
Career6810.48310.47140.810.67480.28130.88290.64650.19

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-04-07 2009-06-02 Minors 56 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-06-10 2008-09-03 Minors 85 0 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Partial Rotator Cuff Tear 2007-08-31
2007-08-31 2007-08-31 On-Alr 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Partial Rotator Cuff Tear 2007-08-31
2007-04-30 2007-09-30 60-DL 153 137 Left Elbow Strain -
2006-06-10 2006-08-23 60-DL 74 66 Left Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament -
2006-05-11 2006-05-30 15-DL 19 17 Left Elbow Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 HOU $725,000
2007 TOR $395,300
2006 TOR $347,500
2005 TOR $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,783,800
4 yrTotal$1,783,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 167 d

Details
  • 1 year (2011) re-signed by Houston for 2011 (minor-league contract) released by Houston 7/14/11 signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/17/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010) signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/09 (minor-league contract) contract purchased by Houston 5/3/10 sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/24/10
  • 1 year (2009) signed by Washington as a free agent 12/23/08 (minor-league contract) released by Washington 4/1/09 signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 4/5/09 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2008) re-signed by Toronto 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration) DFA by Toronto 5/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.3953M (2007) re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3475M (2006) re-signed by Toronto 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005) re-signed by Toronto 2/05
  • signed 1998 by Toronto as an amateur free agent from Venezuela

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Gustavo Chacin threw 972 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (85mph), also mixing in a Change (77mph), Cutter (82mph) and Sinker (85mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (72mph).