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Portrait of Kevin Chapman

Kevin Chapman PAstros

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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-19-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 15 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
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-0.02014
0.02015
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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
2013 HOU MLB 25 0 20.3 13 13 15 1 .272 97 5.8 5.8 0.4 6.6 45% .211 .237 1.28 4.30 1.77 114 3.27 0.3
2014 HOU MLB 21 0 21.3 22 11 19 3 .260 100 9.3 4.6 1.3 8.0 52% .297 .293 1.55 0.00 4.64 107 4.88 -0.1
2015 HOU MLB 3 0 5.3 4 3 8 1 .278 102 6.8 5.1 1.7 13.5 18% .300 .268 1.31 4.25 3.38 93 5.09 -0.0
CareerMLB49047.03927425.267997.55.21.08.046%.260.2671.404.503.261084.230.2

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
2010 WIL A+ 14 0 18.0 20 8 20 1 .255 105 10.0 4.0 0.5 10.0 54% .339 .283 1.56 3.41 5.50
2011 WIL A+ 15 0 22.3 24 7 40 1 .250 97 9.7 2.8 0.4 16.1 54% .451 .252 1.39 1.17 4.84
2011 NWA AA 25 0 39.7 37 21 50 5 .262 109 8.4 4.8 1.1 11.3 54% .337 .251 1.46 4.23 4.99
2012 CCH AA 49 0 58.0 49 32 59 2 .273 100 7.6 5.0 0.3 9.2 48% .290 .248 1.40 3.40 2.64
2013 HOU MLB 25 0 20.3 13 13 15 1 .272 97 5.8 5.8 0.4 6.6 45% .211 .237 1.28 4.30 1.77
2013 OKL AAA 45 0 50.7 42 36 61 2 .270 96 7.5 6.4 0.4 10.8 55% .310 .249 1.54 3.87 3.20
2014 HOU MLB 21 0 21.3 22 11 19 3 .260 100 9.3 4.6 1.3 8.0 52% .297 .293 1.55 0.00 4.64
2014 OKL AAA 43 0 44.0 38 25 64 0 .270 95 7.8 5.1 0.0 13.1 55% .373 .230 1.43 0.00 1.23
2015 HOU MLB 3 0 5.3 4 3 8 1 .278 102 6.8 5.1 1.7 13.5 18% .300 .268 1.31 4.25 3.38
2015 FRE AAA 46 0 50.0 58 25 56 3 .260 109 10.4 4.5 0.5 10.1 43% .374 .278 1.66 3.74 5.04

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
2013 319 0.4984 0.3943 0.8240 0.5786 0.2063 0.8587 0.7273 0.1680
2014 375 0.5200 0.4107 0.8247 0.5538 0.2556 0.9352 0.5652 0.1753
2015 93 0.4839 0.3978 0.6486 0.5333 0.2708 0.7500 0.4615 0.3514
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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
2008-01-01 2008-01-01 Coll 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 HOU $
2014 HOU $503,400
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$503,400
1 yrTotal$503,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 116 dRelativity Baseball1 year/$0.5103M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5103M (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5034M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Houston 8/9/13.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Kansas City 3/20/12 (Humberto Quintero, Jason Bourgeois).
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2010 (4-119) (University of Florida). $0.25M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .234 .351 .289 .250
11 vs R (Multi) .252 .328 .486 .307
18 Split (Multi) -.018 .023 -.197 -.057
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .261 .382 .326 .274
31 vs R (2014) .278 .308 .556 .320
38 Split (2014) -.017 .074 -.229 -.046
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Kevin Chapman is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 18, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Closer Swap with TheeR.J. Anderson2014-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: You Must Learn ControlDaniel Rathman2014-04-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Kevin Chapman has thrown 817 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph) and Slider (80mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).