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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-17-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age28 years, 1 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
-0.12013
-0.32014
-0.22015
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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 CIN MLB 3 0 4.0 2 2 1 1 .256 104 4.5 4.5 2.2 2.2 42% .091 .271 1.00 8.02 2.25 114 5.81 -0.1
2014 CIN MLB 10 0 13.0 12 6 8 2 .266 97 8.3 4.2 1.4 5.5 51% .244 .297 1.38 0.00 5.54 112 5.43 -0.2
CareerMLB13017.014893.264997.44.21.64.849%.212.2911.295.914.761125.51-0.2

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 CAR AA 20 0 25.7 16 5 22 0 .255 113 5.6 1.8 0.0 7.7 42% .232 .168 0.82 2.18 1.75
2011 LOU AAA 33 0 35.7 46 15 19 2 .253 92 11.6 3.8 0.5 4.8 52% .333 .287 1.71 4.33 5.30
2012 LOU AAA 54 0 72.7 84 29 35 4 .249 105 10.4 3.6 0.5 4.3 52% .323 .268 1.56 4.19 3.34
2013 CIN MLB 3 0 4.0 2 2 1 1 .256 104 4.5 4.5 2.2 2.2 42% .091 .271 1.00 8.02 2.25
2013 LOU AAA 49 0 56.0 49 17 49 6 .250 101 7.9 2.7 1.0 7.9 52% .269 .242 1.18 3.92 3.86
2014 CIN MLB 10 0 13.0 12 6 8 2 .266 97 8.3 4.2 1.4 5.5 51% .244 .297 1.38 0.00 5.54
2014 LOU AAA 24 0 28.0 45 18 14 2 .248 107 14.5 5.8 0.6 4.5 55% .406 .308 2.25 0.00 6.75
2015 PEN AA 4 0 4.7 8 4 5 0 .273 101 15.4 7.7 0.0 9.6 50% .500 .366 2.57 4.37 7.71
2015 LOU AAA 22 0 31.3 46 24 17 1 .245 102 13.2 6.9 0.3 4.9 49% .395 .310 2.23 5.07 5.74

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 55 0.4909 0.5455 0.9333 0.7778 0.3214 1.0000 0.7778 0.0333
2014 172 0.5581 0.4854 0.8795 0.6563 0.2632 0.9206 0.7500 0.1205
Career2270.54180.50.89250.68570.27730.93980.75670.0994

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-07-07 2014-08-02 Minors 26 0 Right Elbow Impingement -
2014-06-06 2014-06-22 Minors 16 0 - Not Disclosed -
2010-06-19 2010-07-03 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CIN $500,000
2013 CIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 39 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14. DFA by Cincinnati 8/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Cincinnati 8/22/13.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (13-389).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .419 .535 .968 .530
11 vs R (Multi) .160 .207 .259 .177
18 Split (Multi) .259 .328 .708 .352
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .429 .526 .929 .527
31 vs R (2014) .167 .211 .278 .182
38 Split (2014) .262 .316 .651 .345
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Nick Christiani is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening DayR.J. Anderson2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Nick Christiani threw 360 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph), also mixing in a Cutter (92mph) and Slider (85mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Change (86mph).